Rebecca OConnell

Rebecca O'Connell was an assistant editor for She lives in Brooklyn with her boyfriend and a Venus fly trap because she's not allowed to get a dog.

Artists Bring Kids' Imaginary Friends to Life (and it's Only a Little Creepy)
Cork Cactus Keeps Your Things Together
Pencils That Sprout Plants When You Plant Them
5 Beers to Try This Winter
Artist Creates Surprisingly Realistic Animals Out of Pipe Cleaners
Historical Statue Becomes Darth Vader When it Snows
This Rocket Pencil Extender Lets You Use the Whole Pencil and Look Cool Too
Artist Creates Compelling Animated Stories With Paper Cups
LEGO Debuts Its First Minifig in a Wheelchair
Truck Plowing Over a Snowman Gives Much Needed Catharsis After the Blizzard
LEGOLAND Is Looking to Hire Model Builders
Artist Dominic Wilcox Makes Children's Inventions a Reality
9 Hearty Facts About Australian Cattle Dogs
Special Water-Repellent Umbrella Dries With a Single Shake
Ecuador Police Save a Tiny, Terrified Sloth on the Highway
Get a Jumpstart on the Day With Caffeinated Toothpaste
Sunset Candle Changes Color as it Burns
The Mystifying Air Bonsai Floats and Spins Like a Tiny Planet
Be Prepared With Sriracha To-Go Packets
Cool Posters Reimagine NES Video Game Worlds as Subway Maps
Sitting in a Bathtub of Clear Putty: Not as Fun as it Sounds
Twitter Account Matches Users With Their Doggie Doppelgängers
10 Elegant Facts About Cocker Spaniels
The Origins of the Inflatable Wacky Waving Tube Man
Do You Use One of 2015's Worst Passwords?
Wear Your City Around Your Finger
Twitter User Shows Off Well-Dressed Shiba Inus
Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful, Japanese Art-Inspired Monopoly Board
Revel in This Glorious Windmill of Fireworks
Japanese Aquarium Displays Special Orchids for the Year of the Monkey
Meet Manny the Selfie-Taking Cat
Ice Drumming Has a Surprisingly Unique and Pleasant Sound
Artist Adds Pop Culture Figures to Thrift Store Paintings
Meet Kuli, the One-Eyed Cat Who Loves to Surf
Redditor Uses 'The Sims' and 'Pokemon' to Create the Virtual Mashup of Your Dreams
This Baker Turns Cookies Into Canvases
See What 'GoldenEye 007' Looks Like With a Modern-Day Makeover
Cincinnati Zoo Names Their Latest Penguin 'Bowie'
These Adapters Let You Combine All Your Toys Into One Monstrous Conglomeration of Fun
Take Pictures With a Piece of Paper
This Train Station Is Kept Open for Just One Passenger
11 Noble Facts About Weimaraners
Watch All of Pixar's References to Other Movies
Dig Into This Extensive Ramen Poster
The Most Popular New Year's Resolutions in Each State
This Mesmerizing Cake Changes Colors as It Spins
Defrost Your Car in Record Time With These Tips
Traffic Camera Accidentally Snaps Beautiful Photo of a Snowy Owl
The Case of the Monkey Selfie: Animals Can't Own Copyrights, Judge Rules
Make Yourself Smarter With These Beautifully Illustrated, Fact-Filled Instagrams


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