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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Why Experts Can't Agree on the True Lengths of the World's Coastlines
The Vatican Will Host Its First-Ever Youth Hackathon
Forensic Analysis Suggests Bones From a Pacific Island Match Amelia Earhart
Millions of People Are Owed Money From Airlines—Here's How to See If You're One of Them
Loch Ness Monster Spotted on British Coin Series
British Designer Recycles Used Chewing Gum Into Everyday Items—Including the Soles of Shoes
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The Colorful Kit Helping Diabetic Kids Manage Their Injections With Temporary Tattoos
Canada's National Parks Are Officially Free to Visitors Under 18
Distracted Walking Is Now Illegal in One California Town
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A Simple Change to the Way You Bend Takes Pressure Off Your Back
Amazon Just Spent $1 Billion on Ring, a Product 'Shark Tank' Rejected
King Penguin Populations Could Shrink By 70 Percent in 80 Years, Thanks to Climate Change
Success of Black Panther Inspires Disney to Donate $1 Million to Youth STEM Programs
A Mysterious Group Just Installed 50 Swings Around San Francisco
The Only 4 Private Citizens to Lie in Honor at the U.S. Capitol
2018 Winter Olympics By the Numbers: Which Country Was the Big Winner in Pyeongchang?
Speaking in a Foreign Language Might Change Your Answer to a Major Philosophy Dilemma
See Lifelike Mummy Portraits From Roman Egypt, Now at Northwestern University
New Lobster Emoji Gets Updated After Mainers Noticed It Was Missing a Set of Legs
The Louvre Abu Dhabi Just Opened the World's First Radio-Guided Highway Art Gallery
How Promoting Handwashing Got One 19th Century Doctor Institutionalized
The Muppets are Getting a Reboot (Again)
Divers Uncover Undetonated WWII Bomb From the Bottom of Australia's Sydney Harbor
Where Do Birds Get Their Songs?
Here's How Much Money You Should Have Saved at Every Phase of Life
Researchers Pinpoint the Geographic Location of "The Middle of Nowhere"
Watch the First-Ever Footage of a Baby Dumbo Octopus
Curling: A Beginner's Guide to Where and How to Learn to Curl
What Pet Owners Need to Know About the Latest Dog Food Recall
Why Tiny 'Hedgehog Highways' Are Popping Up Around London
Unwinnable Video Game Challenges You to Keep a Shopping Mall in Business
New Cancer-Fighting Nanobots Can Track Down Tumors and Cut Off Their Blood Supply
New LEGO Set Lets Harry Potter Fans Apparate to the Hogwarts Great Hall
AI Could Help Scientists Detect Earthquakes More Effectively
Look Up! Residents of Maine and Michigan Might Catch a Glimpse of the Northern Lights Tonight
A New iPhone Bug Is Crashing Messaging Apps
Why There's a 4-Ton Steel Ball Making Mini-Earthquakes in Germany
New Shot Could Relieve Migraines for Up to Three Months
The Simple Optical Illusion That Makes an Image Look Like It's Drawing Itself
How Google Chrome’s New Built-In Ad Blocker Will Change Your Browsing Experience
Buying a Cast-Iron Pan Is the Easiest Way to Improve Your Cooking
These Fake Flowers Could Help Scientists Study At-Risk Bees
A Chemical in Bed Bug Poop Might Be Making You Feel Sick
The North Face's New Geodesic Dome Tent Will Protect You in 60 mph Wind
These Are the 157 New Emojis Coming to Your Phone
Flights Grounded After World War II Bomb Discovered Near London City Airport
See If You Can Solve This Tricky Coin-Flipping Riddle


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