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.
Alamo Drafthouse’s New Video Store Will Feature DVDs, VHS Tapes, and '90s Nostalgia
11 Gifts for the Puzzle Fanatic
Ötzi the Iceman Is the Star of a New Action Movie
8 Medieval Christmas Traditions to Liven Up Your Holiday Party
Newly Invented Glass Would Let Cracked Smartphone Screens "Heal" Themselves
California Just Issued a Health Warning for Cell Phones—But It's Not as Scary as It Seems
Can You Spot Every Architectural Reference in This 3D Puzzle?
Eco-Friendly Cruise Ship Design Includes Vertical Farms, Solar Sails, and a "Plant Kingdom"
Watch This Live Stream to See Two Rare Penguin Chicks Hatch From Their Eggs
Even in Real Time, the Northern Lights Look Like a Beautiful Timelapse
This Cuddly Robot Is Designed to Lull You to Sleep
This $20 Board Game From JetBlue Includes a Free, Round-Trip Flight
Climate Change Is Moving So Fast in Northern Alaska That It’s Confusing Computers
If You Want Your Cat to Poop Out More Hairballs, Try Feeding It Beets
Meet Piper: The Border Collie Making a Michigan Airport Safer for Travelers
The Most (and Least) Expensive States for Staying Warm This Winter
Extinct Penguin Species Was the Size of an Adult Human
The Best Apple Pie From All 50 States
Mount Jackson Loses Spot as UK's Tallest Mountain After Satellite Reveals Measurement Error
Move Over, Hygge: Còsagach Is How You Get Cozy In Scotland
The Fascinating Device Astronauts Use to Weigh Themselves in Space
The Most Complete Fossil of an Early Human Relative Goes on Display
What’s Really Happening When You "Smell" Snow
Cheese Wheel Wedding Cakes Are a Funky Twist on an Old Tradition
Watch Astronauts Assemble Pizza in Space
Why You Should Think Twice About Drinking From Ceramics You Made by Hand
Pine vs. PVC: How Real and Fake Christmas Trees Compare
This Glowing Blanket Is Designed to Ease Kids' Fear of the Dark
Neutron Star Collision Sheds Light on the Strange Matter That Weighs a Billion Tons Per Teaspoon
Pantone Names 'Ultra Violet' 2018's Color of the Year
For $61, You Can Become a Co-Owner of This 13th-Century French Castle
See How to Grow Snowflakes Inside a Soda Bottle
The Plugin That Keeps the Internet From Spoiling Santa Claus
Why Some Cold Cuts Make Iridescent Meat Rainbows—and Why They're Still OK to Eat
How to Win a Year of Free Flights From JetBlue
This 77-Year-Old Artist Saves Money on Art Supplies by 'Painting' in Microsoft Excel
Cook Your Next Out-of-This-World Meal in a Cosmic Le Creuset Dutch Oven
New Kids App Bandimal Makes Learning Fun With Cartoon Animals
Design Firm Envisions the Driverless School Bus of the Future
11 Thoughtful Gifts That Give Back
Dutch Designers Want to Turn Algae Into Greener Consumer Products
New Zealand Hosts Nationwide Secret Santa Gift Exchange
This Crowdsourced Map Catalogs the World’s Vinyl Record Stores
11 Brilliant Gifts for Your Dog
This $3000 Wagyu Beef Bento Box Is Every Meat Lover's Dream
The Shocking Science of Electric Fish
Japanese Government Makes Pikachu an Official Ambassador
American Airlines Holiday Flight Cancelled? Megabus Will Get You Where You Need to Go (For Free)
If You Don't See the Northern Lights on This Cruise, Your Next Trip is Free
Google Home Is Finally Able to Multitask


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