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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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New York Public Library Installs Tiny Trains to Deliver Books
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Conservationist Recruits RC Cars to Protect the Desert Tortoise
Scientists Decipher Charred Biblical Scroll Using 'Virtual Unwrapping'
You Can Turn Your Deleted Food Photos Into Real Meals for the Hungry
Art Exhibit in San Francisco Is Meant to Simulate Synesthesia
10 Eye-Popping Facts About Mantis Shrimp
Scaly ‘Dragon’ Gloves Will Keep Your Hands Warm All Winter Long
AAA Urges Americans to Stop Wasting Money on Premium Gas
Leak Reveals That North Korea Only Has 28 Websites
Newsletter Alerts You to the Asteroid Flybys Happening Almost Daily
The Longest Lightning Bolt Ever Recorded Stretched 200 Miles
Feral Cats Are Key Contributors to the Sixth Mass Extinction
Cultural Program in Berlin Offers Arabic Museum Tours to Refugees
The World’s Tallest Skyscraper Doubles as the World’s Largest LED Screen
Autonomous Boats Are Coming to the Canals of Amsterdam
The iPhone 7's Hissing Issue May Not Be Cause for Concern
Attention ‘Harry Potter’ Fans: ‘Number 4 Privet Drive’ Is Up for Sale
First Aid Blanket Concept Includes CPR Instructions
13 Impressive Rube Goldberg Machines
The American Foods Mark Twain Craved While Traveling Abroad
What Your Car’s Low Gas Light Really Means
Teen Sues Parents for Posting Childhood Photos on Facebook
San Francisco May Charge a Fee to Drive on the ‘World’s Crookedest Street’
Here’s the Best Time of Year to Get Your Flu Shot
This Stingray Is One of the Few Non-Mammals That Chews Its Food
Oscar Wilde’s Prison Cell Opens to the Public for the First Time
Carla Hayden Makes History as the New Librarian of Congress
Instagram-Famous Cat Debuts Line of Fluffy Footwear
14-Year-Old Painting Prodigy 'Mini Monet' Is Worth Over $2 Million
Restaurant Built Inside a Boeing 737 Opens in China
Median Household Income Is Up for the First Time Since 2007
Perfect Your Baking Skills With Pinchable Measuring Spoons
Hawaiian Animal Shelter Lets Tourists Adopt Dogs for a Day
London's Underground Ads Have Been Replaced With Cat Pictures
The New York Public Library’s Rose Room Is Ready to Reopen
Oregon Farm Offers Yoga Classes With Goats
New Technology From MIT Can Read Through Closed Books
Your Brain Won’t Let You See Every Dot in This Illusion at Once
Site of the Infamous Horse Head Scene From ‘The Godfather’ Hits the Market
Life-Sized Octopus Bag Makes the Perfect Aquatic Accessory
‘Nerdwax’ Keeps Your Glasses From Sliding Down Your Nose
Fixing a Cracked iPhone Screen Now Costs $29
National Air and Space Museum Offers Audio Tours in Klingon
Sneaker Design Academy Prepares Students for Careers in Footwear
A Giant, Melting Ice Cube Is Coming to Seattle
Spiders Tune the Strings of Their Webs
Conservation Group Donates 400 Acres of Land to Yosemite
A Living Wall of Plants Purifies New York’s New Emergency Call Center
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