Michele Debczak

Michele Debczak is a staff writer for mentalfloss.com. In the past she’s written about cheese and movies, two of her favorite things in life. In her free time she enjoys dogspotting, eating breakfast foods, and reading about alien conspiracy theories on Wikipedia.
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How to Build an Igloo, According to a Canadian Film From 1949
11 Secrets of Restaurant Servers
The Massive Elvis Festival That Rocks One Tiny Australian Town Every January
300-Foot Wide Floating Saucer of Ice Forms on a River in Maine
This Test Will Tell You How Many Books You Can Read in a Year
Stephen King Just Stopped a Maine Newspaper From Cutting Its Freelance Book Reviews
Watch Ford's Sweaty-Butt Robot Put a Car Seat to the Test
Here's How Many People Grow Up to Hold Their Childhood Dream Job
If You Want to Be a More Effective Writer, Stop Using Utilize and These Other 12 Words
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5 Fast Facts About Sake Dean Mahomed
Want More Pizza in Your Life? Order One 18-Inch Pie Instead of Two 12-Inch Pies
Elephants Are Evolving Without Tusks Thanks to Poaching
7 Surprising Facts About The Giving Tree
11 Facts About Anemia
Intrepid Travel Will Let You Book Your Next Dream Vacation With Just $1 Down
When Germany Planned to Airdrop Fake Money to Take Down Great Britain in World War II
Peeps-Flavored Coffee Creamer Has Arrived
25 Amazing Ivy League Classes You Can Take Online for Free in 2019
The 30 Most In-Demand Job Skills Employers are Looking For in 2019
These Smart Storage Containers Will Tell You When Food Is About to Go Bad
Saw Director Weighs In on Whether Home Alone's Kevin McCallister Grew Up to Be Jigsaw
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Funko Pop! Dolls Get Made
Ford Vehicle Recall: How to Tell—and What to Do—If Your Vehicle Has a Faulty Airbag
This Map Shows All the Trees in New York City
There Is a Right Way to Look Up Your Medical Symptoms Using Google
What's the Difference Between a Resume and a CV?
Dream Job Alert: Get Paid $130,000 as a Lighthouse Caretaker in San Francisco Bay
How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Tax Refund
Determined to Save Money This Year? Try the App That Invests Your Spare Change Automatically
Bird Box Challenge: Netflix Pleads With Viewers to Please Stop Trying This at Home
The Quadrantid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight—Here's How to See It
How to Start an Email, According to a Data Scientist
Google Assistant Users Can Now Donate to Charity With a Voice Command
Mardi Gras King Cake Ice Cream Is Coming to a Grocery Store Near You
7 Hangover Cures Backed By Science
Vienna Named World's Most Livable City for the Ninth Year in a Row
See How Much Beer $1 Would Buy You Around the World
There Are 72,000 Tons of Diamonds Hiding Throughout This Tiny Town in Germany
4 Simple Ways to Quickly Ripen an Avocado
Terrifying Fact: Snails Have Thousands of Teeth
You Might Be Holding Your Steering Wheel All Wrong
Color Televisions Were All the Rage in the 1960s (They Were Also Radioactive)
How Long It Takes Those Oats in Your Pantry to Go Bad
Winter Solstice, Ursid Meteor Shower, and Cold Moon are Happening Tonight
11 Secrets of Children’s Book Authors
How to Make Safe, Edible Cookie Dough
Show Off Your Opinion With Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'Dissent Collar' Earrings
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