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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The Northern Lights Won’t Be This Bright Again Until 2025
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The Commodore 64 Will Return as a Mini Console With Dozens of Games
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31 Facts About National Parks
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Researchers Unveil an Unusual New Theory For How Easter Island’s Statues Were Made
When Math Discoveries Led to Banned Numbers
Why Do Dogs Love to Dig?
Artist Plans to Launch a Giant Sculpture Into Orbit
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Spotify Can Curate a Throwback Soundtrack Based on the Year You Were Born
The Morpher Bike Helmet Folds Flat to Fit in Your Bag
Don't Pet the Puppies in Chernobyl
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube in Five Steps
Here’s What 576 Border Collies Gathered in One Place Looks Like
5 Ways You Can Help Puerto Rico Right Now
This Simple Device in Your Pool Can Save an Animal’s Life
From Donut Charts to Bubble Maps, This Site Will Help You Choose the Best Way to Visualize Your Data
The Man Who Created the Carolina Reaper Has Invented a New World's Hottest Pepper
10 Vintage Canes With Amazing Hidden Features
How Cambodian Refugees Started the Pink Doughnut Box Trend
Attention Aspiring Filmmakers: Martin Scorsese Is Teaching an Online Class
IKEA’s New Augmented Reality App Lets You Test Out Virtual Furniture in Your Home
The Real Story Behind Frida, The Rescue Dog in Mexico Gaining Viral Fame
‘American Gothic’ Became Famous Because Many People Saw It as a Joke
Graduates in These States Fare Best When It Comes to Student Debt
Restaurant Seeks Donations to Big Mouth Billy Bass Adoption Center
Turn Your Favorite Picture Into a Blocky Post-It Mural
Great Britain's Last Snow Patch Is About to Disappear Completely for the First Time in a Decade
Scientists Discover 'Octlantis,' a Bustling Octopus City
This Jeans-Inside-Your-Jeans Look Will Cost You $695
ABBA Is Going on Tour—As Holograms
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'Froyo,' 'Troll,' and 'Sriracha' Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
SpaceX's Landing Blooper Reel Shows That Even Rocket Scientists Make Mistakes
Unfazed by Haters, This Bug-Loving 8-Year-Old Helped Author a Scientific Paper
Dedicated Middle School Teacher Transforms His Classroom Into Hogwarts
Driverless Shuttles Could Help Seniors Get Around in Rural Japan
‘Harvey the Hurricane Hawk’ Returns to the Wild
Rare Video Captures a White Giraffe and Her Baby in the Wild
This VR Headset Promises a Movie-Viewing Experience That Rivals Theaters


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