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.
Glacier National Park Cameras Capture a Black Bear Waking Up From Hibernation
Is This Route in North Dakota the Longest Straight Road in America?
Sesame Place Becomes the First Theme Park to Be Named a Certified Autism Center
London Wants to Plant Wildflowers for All 9 Million Residents
R.L. Stine Is Teaching an Online Class on Writing Horror for Kids
Sydney Vending Machine Dispenses Treats for Your Mental Health
This Spring, NASA Wants Your Pictures of Clouds
Stormy Waters Carry a 19th-Century Shipwreck to Florida Beach
The Reason You See the Same Leaves Atop So Many Columns
Your Rubber Ducky Is a Breeding Ground for Fungi and Bacteria
Part of the Amazon Thought to Be Uninhabited May Have Been Home to 1 Million People
The Answer to Dripping Ice Cream? Banana Plant Stems
Museum Finds 2500-Year-Old Mummy in a Sarcophagus Marked 'Empty'
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Burned a 560-Mile Hole in the Atmosphere
When Meteorites Hit Earth, This Is Where Many of Them End Up
This Car Vending Machine in China Is Free—But Only If You Have a High "Social Credit Score"
How Nissan is Using Old Batteries to Light a Town Hit By the Fukushima Disaster
How to Tie Your Shoes With One Hand, According to a Paralympian
If You've Ever Connected to an App Through Facebook, It Has Access to Your Data. Here's How to Change That
Cow Manure and Elephant Dung Could Be Used to Make the Paper of the Future
5 Ways to Define a Sandwich, According to the Law
Good for You, Good for the Environment: 'Plogging' Combines Jogging With Picking Up Trash
Palm Trees in Canada? It Could Happen, Thanks to Climate Change
What is Mercury in Retrograde, and Why Do We Blame Things On It?
Why a Major Error in 'A Wrinkle in Time' Was Never Corrected
To Celebrate March Madness, Wendy Is Giving Away Free Burgers and Cookies
The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died, But Could He Still Help Save the Species?
National WWII Museum Launches a European Tour Tracing the 'Band of Brothers' Path
Purchased a PlayStation 3 Between 2006 and 2010? You May Be Entitled to $65
There’s an Upside to Being Sad and Lonely: A Talent for Reading People
LEGO Is Rolling Out Its First Sustainable, Plant-Based Blocks
Why So Many Aliens in Pop Culture Look Familiar
Is the True Identity of Voldemort's Pet Snake Hidden in the New Fantastic Beasts Trailer?
Google Adds 'Wheelchair Accessible' Option to Its Transit Maps
150 Northeast Lighthouses in One Illustrated Poster
8 Pro Tips for Taking Incredible Pictures of Your Pets
Tour the National Museum of Scotland From Home With Google Street View
After a Year in Space, Astronaut Scott Kelly Is No Longer Genetically Identical to His Twin Brother
Bali Is Suspending Mobile Web Service for Its Sacred Day of Silence
An Ancient Book Blasted with High-Powered X-Rays Reveals Text Erased Centuries Ago
This Travel Site Factors in Baggage Fees to Show You the True Cost of Your Flight
New York Hotel Offers Free Lessons With a Knitting Master
Look Up! This Is Your Last Chance to See a Blue Moon Until 2020
IKEA's Test Kitchen Unveils Bug Meatballs and Algae Hot Dogs
These $10,000 Concrete Homes Are 3D-Printed in Less Than 24 Hours
Hubble Telescope Image Captures Two Galaxies Colliding 350 Million Light-Years Away
#RateaSpecies? Zoos Share Amazon-Style Reviews of Animals on Twitter
10 Rugged Facts About Badlands National Park
How to Avoid Long Customs and Immigration Lines on Your Next Trip
A Manmade Fatberg Is Floating Off the Coast of Amsterdam
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