Rebecca OConnell

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

A Guide to Beer and Food Pairing
15 Amazing Dog (and Cat) Houses
Explore Fictional Space With This Cool Poster
Why Don't You Have to Put "WWW" Before URLs?
This Bike Park Looks Like A Video Game
Turn Your Tweets and Texts Into Cuneiform for the Ultimate Throwback
With Virtual Reality, You Can Go Shopping With Giraffes
Artist Inserts Pop Culture Icons Into Classic Works of Art
Bioengineered Replica of Vincent van Gogh's Ear Comes to New York
This Cool Pencil Becomes a Spinning Top
Collect All These 3D Printable Corgis
Map Out Your Food With State-Shaped Plates
10 Friendly Facts About the Golden Retriever
How Can We Feel When People Are Looking at Us?
A Visual Guide to Safer Seafood Consumption
10 Dazzling Pictures From the National Geographic Photo Contest
Architect Uses 30,000 Post-It Notes as Building Blocks
How Do Computers Tell Time?
Liverpool is Getting a Temporary Fast-Lane Sidewalk
These Soap Bubbles Form Ice Crystals Right Before Your Eyes
Become a More Creative Chef With This Flavor Profile Guide
What Will Humans Be Like in 1000 Years?
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Why You Should Never Say, "I Will Never Use This"
Celebrate Your Next Holiday With a Meat Cake
Nirvana Fans Can Now Bid on a Lock of Kurt Cobain's Hair
Amazon Opens Its First Physical Bookstore Today
11 Active Facts About the Australian Shepherd
Stunning Aerial Photographs Capture New York City's Beauty
Watch an Intense Friction Drill Melt Metal
Behind-The-Scenes Details From 10 Iconic Movies
Twinning? Flight Passenger Gets Seated Next to His Dopplegänger
Inflatable Jack-o'-Lantern Goes Rogue and Barrels Through Arizona Streets
Artist Paints Wonderful Designs on Used Tea Bags
Card Shaped Device Lets You Keep Tetris in Your Wallet
Romantic Glass Sponge is the Perfect Prison For Shrimp Couples
Artist Paints on Fallen Logs to Reflect Their Origins
The Oregon Zoo Gives Elephants Giant Gourds to Squish
Orca Rockets Unfortunate Seal 80 Feet Into the Air
Step Aside Standing Desk: This Workspace Lets You Lie Down
Theory Suggests Australian Accent Developed Over Drinks
Longboard Stroller Will Secure Your "Cool Dad" Status
Stunning Photos of New Zealand's Vibrant Scenery and Culture
The Ocean is Coughing Up Giant Prehistoric Shark Teeth
What Happens to the Body After Death
Beautiful Artwork That Only Shows Up When the Street is Wet
How to Efficiently Peel Potatoes
This Underground Fridge Doesn't Need Electricity
Einstein-Inspired Clock Uses Sand to Show the Passing of Time
Tiny Cat Figurines Are a Great Substitute for Fortunes
10 Quick Facts About Whippets
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