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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The Pawpaw: The All-American Fruit the Country Forgot
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Astronomers Discover Another Earth-Like Planet Near Our Solar System
How a Wall of Lava Lamps Makes the Web a Safer Place
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This Radioactive Basement in Chernobyl May Be the Most Dangerous Room on Earth
8 Ways Spiders Are Creepily Clever
Help This Email Bot Distract Scammers From Targeting Real Humans
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How Facebook Collects Data About You to Target Ads (And How You Can Change That)
UK Agrees to Ban Pesticides That Destroy Bee Populations
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Using Words Like 'Really' A Lot Could Mean You're Really Stressed
Ella Fitzgerald Recording Will Be Released After More Than 60 Years in Record Label Vault
This Woman Knits Blankets With Super-Sized Yarn and Her Bare Hands
4 Problems You Might Encounter With the New iOS 11 Update
How to Get a Free Holiday Drink at Starbucks for Your Friend This Week
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Don't Fall for the Latest Scam Email Targeting Netflix Subscribers
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A Portable Kit Relies on Everyday Items to Bring Toilets to Disaster Zones
Clothing Is Not an Option at This Nude Restaurant in Paris
Thanksgiving-Inspired Ice Cream Line Includes Mashed Potato and Salted Caramel Turkey Flavors
The Barnes Foundation Is Making Thousands of Pieces From Its Art Collection Available Online
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The Watergate Hotel Celebrates Its History With 1970s-Themed 'Scandal Room'


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