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.
This Tiny West Virginia Town Is Bordered by Two States
Study Sheds Light on Why Salty Snacks Are So Addictive
Yosemite Falls Has Been Revived By the Drought-Ending Winter
How the Wild Cat Became a Beloved Family Pet
Snapchat World Lenses Are the Next Step in Augmented Reality
Let Steve Martin Teach You How to Be Funny
Unicorn Frappuccinos Spotted at Starbucks
A Villain-Themed Land Didn’t Make It Into Disney World
Frank Lloyd Wright Home in Minnesota Goes on Sale for the First Time Ever
Selfie-Takers Are Damaging California’s Super Bloom
Take a Rare Tour Inside a Massive Pipe Organ
Michelin-Starred Chef to Bring His Soup Kitchen Concept to the U.S.
NASA Puts the Planet Up for Adoption in Time for Earth Day
The Female Heroes of 'Star Wars' Are Getting Their Own Action Figure Line
17 Auction Items That Sold for Millions
Want Something? Asking in Person Is 34 Times More Effective Than Email
5 Times Student Newspapers Broke Big Stories
New York City Museum Seeks Funds to Open Permanent Jim Henson Exhibition
Jeff Koons Teams Up With Louis Vuitton to Create Art-Inspired Handbags
Percy Fawcett’s Doomed Search for the Lost City of Z
Glass-Bottomed "Sky Pool" in Houston Hangs 500 Feet Above Street Level
Restoration of Old Army Tank Turns Up $2.5 Million in Gold
Coffee Table Recreates 'Pong' in Real Life
Exploding Moth Populations Threaten England's Historic Sites
Croatian Winery Ages Its Beverages at the Bottom of a Bay
Why Blue Jeans Don’t Have a Rivet in the Crotch
Sound-Absorbing Art Installation Offers Visitors Almost Total Silence
'The Blair Witch Project' Wasn't Supposed to End That Way
Google Is Using Snopes and PolitiFact to Fact-Check Fake News
Transport Your iPhone to the 1980s With This Retro Mac Case
Which Are the Least Stressed-Out States in America? Check This Map
Norway Proposes Plan to Build the World’s First Ship Tunnel
Wake Up to the Taste of Cap’n Crunch-Infused Beer
Want to Become a Doctor? Here are the Specialties That Earn the Most Money
New Clothing Line Celebrates 50 Years of '2001: A Space Odyssey'
Researchers Map the Emotions of Fictional London
Oak That Sheltered Jewish Brothers During WWII Is Europe's Tree of the Year
Medical Center for New Moms Aims to Treat Postpartum Depression
Artist Redesigns a Different Movie Poster Every Day for a Year
3D Printer for Knitting Lets You Make a Sweater Without Picking Up Needles
The Queen Never Goes Anywhere Without Her Favorite Cake
What an Interview Coach Can Teach You About Landing Your Dream Job
7 Characters That Didn’t Make It Into the Harry Potter Books
22 Outlawed Baby Names From Around the World
The Relationship Between Diet and Brain Performance
Here’s How Many Books You Can Expect to Read Before You Die
How to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund Online
How China Uses Its Pandas as Diplomacy Tools
Aerospace Company Wants to Fight Hunger With Edible Drones
Watch the Earliest Known Color Footage of the White House
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