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.
Here Are the Microbes Hiding in Your Paper Money
Why DNA Is So Hard to Visualize
Wireless Recording Device Captures Studio-Quality Songs on the Go
Look Closely at This Footstep Illusion
Chocolate Maps Turn the Streets of Famous Cities Into Edible Art
African Wild Dogs Cast a Vote by Sneezing
10 Internet Etiquette Tips From the 1990s
Harry Potter's Hogwarts Acceptance Letter Is Hitting the Auction Block
Your Basic T-Shirt Has a Big Impact on the Environment
Why You Should Drop 'Kind of' and 'Sort of' From Your Vocabulary
Lightning-Fast Teen Sets New Rubik’s Cube World Record
Adventurous Drinkers Fall for ‘Cheese Tea’
Ruby Is the Newest Addition to the Chocolate Spectrum
Why Don't You See Great White Sharks in Aquariums?
Lazy Cyclists Help Make These Massive Bike Graveyards in China
In 1989, Someone Tried to Murder a 600-Year-Old Oak Tree in Texas
Why America Still Hasn’t Switched From Fahrenheit to Celsius
Spain's Famous Blue Wine Is Coming to America
A Colorado Ranch Is Being Transformed Into a 'Land Library'
Perfume Alarm Clocks Promise to Wake Kids Up to Their Favorite Scents
This Gas Station Chain Serves Some of the Best Fried Chicken in the Country
Thieves Use Paris Catacombs Route to Raid a Private Wine Cellar
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Is Back With the Original Illustrations
Customers Bring Their Own Containers to This Package-Free Market in England
Levi’s Acquires the Oldest Known Pair of Women’s Jeans
How Plants Fight Back Against Predators
10 Little-Known Facts About Alfred Kinsey
You Can Now Read More Than 850 of Alexander Hamilton's Papers Online
This Updated Pegboard Game Helps Stroke Victims Relearn Motor Skills
Fake Shadow Street Art Is Confusing (and Amusing) California Residents
When Schools Offer Free Laundry Services, Attendance Goes Up
Drink Four Cups of Coffee a Day and You Could Live Longer, Study Says
Nailed It! A Dialect Coach Rates the Stars of Cinema's Most Iconic Biopics
Which Food Does Your State Hate the Most?
Explore the Layouts of These Iconic TV Businesses
Everything Floats in This 8-Bit 'It' Video Game
The Only Point of This Video Game Is to Pet Dogs at a Party
IBM Needs Your Help Studying the Human Microbiome
Can You Find the Snake In This Photo?
Start Planning for Fall Now With This Interactive Foliage Map
Why You Should Avoid Buying the Amazon Product With the Most Reviews
This Beach Bar for Dogs Has Chicken Beer and Doggie Paddle Races
Microsoft’s Autonomous Gliders Stay in the Air by Mimicking Birds of Prey
Australia Zoo Is Taking Name Suggestions for Its Newborn White Koala
This Organization Wants Your Old Eclipse Glasses
Fabric Maps Highlight the Regional Embroidery Styles of South Asia
Cephalopod Fossil Sketch in Australia Can Be Seen From Space
Here’s Why You Should Skip Selfies During the Solar Eclipse
Meet the Bloggers Traveling the World in Search of Game of Thrones Locations
How Phil Collins Accidentally Created the Sound That Defined 1980s Music


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