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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Facebook Stored Millions of Passwords in Plain Text. Here's How to Change Yours
The Northern Lights May be Visible in New York, Michigan, and Illinois on Saturday
Indulge Your Kitty's Love of Boxes With This Modular Cardboard Cat Home
Peppa Pig Used Sexist Language in a 2009 Episode, According to the London Fire Brigade
This Cooling Weighted Blanket Helps You Sleep Soundly Without Overheating
IKEA's Kåma Sutra Wants to Help You Master the Art of Loving Your Bedroom
5 Fast Facts About the Spring Equinox
McDonald’s Is Testing Out Vegan McNuggets in Norway
Why You Shouldn't Crush an Aluminum Can Before Recycling It
DNA Links Polish Barber Aaron Kosminski to Jack the Ripper Murders, But Experts Are Skeptical
8 Facts About Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
A Nubian Goat Named Lincoln Was Just Sworn in as the Mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont
How Seiichi Miyake and Tactile Paving Changed the World for Visually Impaired People
What's the Difference Between a Router and a Modem?
This 3D-Printed Sushi is Customized For You Based on the Biological Sample You Send In
Intense Staring Contest Between a Squirrel and a Bald Eagle Caught on Camera
Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and Other Sesame Street Characters Honored With USPS Stamps
10 Facts About Hepatitis
Greta Thunberg, 16-Year-Old Swedish Environmental Activist, Has Been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
Google Engineer Calculates Pi to 31 Trillion Digits, Sets New World Record
What Is a Bomb Cyclone?
Second-Hand Shop in North Carolina is Selling a 'Haunted' Dresser
Ohio Man Honors 17th-Century Monks by Consuming Only Beer During Lent
Spotify Is Giving Premium Customers Free Hulu
5 Fast Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 30th Birthday
What Is an Oreo Cookie's "Creme" Filling Made Of?
11 People You Didn't Know Were Girl Scouts
New Baby Sloth at Zoo Atlanta Will be Named by the Internet
Laser Scans Detect Hidden Buildings and Tunnels Beneath Alcatraz Prison
The Bronx Zoo Is Launching a Dinosaur Safari With Life-Sized Animatronics
Make Homemade Cheese in 48 Hours or Less With Fromaggio
Here's How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Part of the Country
Disney Is Opening the Vault for Its New Streaming Service
You've Been Eating Your Pineapple All Wrong
The Tiny Light-Therapy Lamp That Makes Waking Up Before Sunrise a Lot Easier
Connecticut's Traveler Restaurant Gives Diners Free Books With Their Meal
Women's LinkedIn Profiles Are Clicked on Less Often Than Men's, Report Finds
eBay Is Launching an Online Shop Dedicated to Female Superhero Collectibles
Starbucks Customers in China Are Fighting Over Adorable, Limited-Edition Cat Paw Cups
The European Union Wants to End Mandatory Daylight Saving Time by 2021
New Rough Guide to Croatia Features Game of Thrones Season 8 Locations
7 Things You Might Not Know About Ash Wednesday
For the First Time, Scientists Find Jellyfish-Like Animal With ‘Transient’ Anus
See the Workshop Where Mardi Gras Parade Floats Are Born
What is Mercury in Retrograde, and Why Do We Blame Things On It?
Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer With a Dachshund Pool Float
Do Vans Sneakers Always Land Facing Up? The Internet Wants to Know
Lake Erie Now Has the Same Legal Rights as a Person in Toledo, Ohio
L.L. Bean's New Duck Boots Are Made From Sailcloth
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