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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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LEGO Hacker Uses Blocks to Build Retro Desk Sets
The Tricky Ways Viruses Can Spread So Quickly
11 Primal Facts About Dian Fossey
Photograph Captures the Dazzling Hues of the 'Rainbow Star'
The One Word You Can't Say on 'Star Trek'
Giant Baking-Soda-and-Vinegar Volcano Tops Any Science Fair Project
Traveling Auschwitz Museum Exhibition Heads to North America
Hot Pie From 'Game of Thrones' Opened a Real-Life Bakery in London
Check Out This Online Database to See Which Chemicals Are in Your Tap Water
Neil deGrasse Tyson Recruits George R.R. Martin to Work on His New Video Game
Take a Look Inside the 1987 Consumer Electronics Show
Scientists Think They Know What Causes Trypophobia
Study Suggests There's Water Beneath the Moon's Surface
How the U-2 Aircraft Made Area 51 Synonymous With UFOs
Scientists Are Working on a Way to Treat Eye Floaters With Lasers
The End Is Near for Microsoft Paint
NASA Is Posting Hundreds of Retro Flight Research Videos on YouTube
Why Male Hyenas Have It Worse Than Females
You’ve Been Eating Corn on the Cob All Wrong
New Website Helps You Track Down the U.S. Streets That Share Your Name
Google Street View Now Lets You Explore the International Space Station
Here’s Why Bells Are Always Ringing in Trader Joe’s
AI Algorithm Tells You the Ingredients in Your Meal Based on a Picture
'Dungeons & Dragons' Gets a Digital Makeover
Artist Makes Colorful Prints From 1990s VHS Tapes
Sponge-Like Debris Is Washing Up on France’s Beaches, and No One Knows What It Is
Lost Gustav Holst Music Found in a New Zealand Symphony Archive
Scientists Study the Starling Invasion Unleashed on America by a Shakespeare Fan
This Is What Flowers Look Like When Photographed With an X-Ray Machine
The Brain Chemistry Behind Your Caffeine Boost
Climate Change Could Resurrect the Dust Bowl
Melting Glacier Reveals Bodies of Swiss Couple Missing Since 1942
Seeing the Hidden Oil Patterns on Bowling Lanes Can Improve Your Game
This Artist Carves Avocado Pits Into Lifelike Figurines
A Chicago Library Needs Help Transcribing 17th-Century Spellbooks
This Illustrated Periodic Table Shows How We Regularly Interact With Each Element
This ID Wristband Stores Live-Saving Medical Information in the Cloud
Lost Maurice Sendak Book Uncovered From the Author’s Archives
If You’ve Ever Seen a Ghost, Science May Explain Why
Language App Can Now Help You Learn High Valyrian From 'Game of Thrones'
London Unveils New Electric-Powered Black Cabs
The Reason Police Officers Tap Your Taillight When They Pull You Over
Adidas Collaborates With Artists to Create Sneakers for All 50 States
San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art Will Text You Art on Demand
Unwind With Some Live-Streamed Puffin Footage
This Clothing Line Is Designed to Stretch With Kids as They Grow
AI Tool From West Elm Suggests Furniture to Match Your Pinterest Tastes
The World’s First ‘Flying Car’ Goes Up For Sale on eBay
Grow Produce at Home With This Open-Source Fish Tank
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