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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.
Videos
Watch an Artist Replicate 'The Starry Night' by Swirling Paint on Water
Technology
Replace Your Smartphone With This Smart Pocket Watch
Live Smarter
NYC Startup Wants to Turn Empty Restaurants Into Work Environments
Music
'Weird Al' Is Releasing an Accordion-Shaped Box Set
Art
Life-Sized Sistine Chapel Replica Opens in Mexico City
News
National Park Graffiti Artist Pleads Guilty
Animals
This Blind Bird Expert Can Identify 3000 Distinct Calls
Technology
Augmented Reality Allows Anyone to Master a Rubik's Cube
Movies
You Can Now Buy a Scaled-Down Monolith From '2001: A Space Odyssey'
Technology
Finger-Pricking Robot Was Designed to Inflict Pain
Fun
An 'American Ninja Warrior' Recreation Park Is Coming to South Korea
Fun
Los Angeles Is Getting Its First Permanent Cat Cafe
Videos
Playing the World's Smallest Violin Is Now Possible
Weather
3D-Printed Weather Stations Provide Affordable Forecasts in Developing Countries
Live Smarter
Dialing These Codes Enables Hidden iPhone Settings
Technology
Tech Company Demos a Phone That Bends Around Your Wrist
Technology
Build Your Own Virtual Reality Setting With This New Software
Video Games
'Minecraft' Releases an Educational Edition for Classrooms
Videos
How to Turn a Battery Into a Homemade Electric Train
Technology
South Korea Tested Alarms That Help Pregnant Train Passengers Find Seats
Live Smarter
Use This Calculator to Determine the True Cost of Homeownership
Travel
Turkey Sank an Airbus to Create an Artificial Reef—and Draw Tourists
Geography
This Digital Library Contains 1000 National Park Maps
Design
These Comical Waste Bins Make Tossing Trash Nearly Impossible
TV
Barbie Enters the Final Frontier With New 'Star Trek' Collection
Technology
Santiago's Metro Will Soon Get Most of Its Power From the Sun
Live Smarter
The Best and Worst State Economies in America
Technology
An Interactive Wall at Google Is Made From Thousands of Arcade Buttons
Movies
Paper Craft Kit Lets You Recreate the World of 'Spirited Away'
Live Smarter
Here Are the Best Sunscreens According to Consumer Reports
Travel
Diamond-Shaped Intersections Prevent Crashes by Cutting Out Left Turns
Fun
Nivea Built a Waterslide That Applies Sunscreen as You Ride It
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Hikers Discover 1000-Year-Old Stone Carvings on a Caribbean Island
Live Smarter
Girls Are Given Less Allowance Than Their Male Peers
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Archaeologists Dig Up 200-Year-Old Canal Barge in England
Videos
Girl Receives an American Girl Doll With a Prosthetic to Match Her Own
Food
Dessert Kebabs Are The Latest Culinary Craze to Hit Australia
News
Store Window Stickers Show Paris's Homeless Where to Find Help
Movies
Official Prop Replicas From 'The Force Awakens' Can Now Be Yours
Videos
The Ancient Japanese Log-Riding Tradition Is Not For the Faint of Heart
Books
Fake Food Bookmarks That Look Good Enough to Eat
Weird
Adult-Sized Stroller Lets Parents Strap In for a Test Ride
Live Smarter
The Income It Takes to Live Comfortably in Five Major Cities
Design
Artist Makes Plush Toys That Are Unconventionally Adorable
Fun
Join the Internet in Bursting a Balloon Over Live Video
Video Games
VR Game Lets You Channel Your Cat's Destructive Behavior
Music
'Classic' Record Cabinet Doubles as a Whiskey Bar
Videos
Ingenious Tinkerers Create Real-Life Version of 'Pong'
Travel
This Room-Sharing Service Wants to Be Airbnb for Older Travelers
Technology
An Intercontinental Internet Cable Will Cut Through the Arctic
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