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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.
Design
These Biodegradable Water Bottles Are Made From Algae
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New Study Suggests That Retail Therapy Is Real—If You Buy the Right Things
Food
Sushi Burgers Are the Next Big Culinary Mash-Up
Fun
This Cruise Ship Will Feature a Two-Level Go-Kart Track
Technology
Watch This Delivery Balloon Suck Up Objects and Spit Them Out
Books
Rare Copy of Shakespeare's First Folio Discovered in Scottish House
Videos
This '70s TV Was Hacked to Play Videos Through Chromecast
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Here's How You Can Spring Clean Your Smartphone
Animals
Meet Peanut: The Adorable, One-Horned 'Ewe-Nicorn' Sheep
Technology
Robots That Are Ready to Walk as Soon as They Exit the 3D Printer
History
8 Athletes Who Competed in the First Modern Olympics
Books
This Library Provides Social Services to Homeless Patrons
Science
Researchers Reveal the Formula for the Perfect Bonbon Shell
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This Startup Lets You Return Online Purchases at Real-Life Kiosks
News
The Queen Mother's Royal Refrigerator Turns 62
Animals
The New 'Jungle Book' Reimagines King Louie as an Extinct Species of Ape
Animals
Scientists Are Using Virtual Reality to Help Conserve Jaguars
Travel
New Research Shows the Surprising Reasons Bike Sharing Is So Safe
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These U.S. Airlines Are Your Best Bets for a Pleasant Flight
Travel
Triathlete Documents Thailand Using Google Street View's Trekker Backpack
Food
Donut Ice "Kreme" Sandwiches Are Coming to Krispy Kreme Japan
Animals
Family Spots Rare Florida Panther Lounging on Their Porch
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This App Locks Your Phone When You Need to Be Productive
List
America’s 12 Best Chocolate Mousses
Design
These Magnetic Bells and Bike Lights Are Easy to Attach and Remove
Art
Artist 3D Prints Replicas of Artifacts Destroyed by Terrorism
Space
Buzz Aldrin Gives a Virtual Tour of Mars in NASA's New Exhibit
Science
Commuting by Public Transit Is Better for You Than Driving
Videos
Motion-Sensitive Equipment Highlights the Intricacies of Fencing
Technology
Drones Are Dropping Sterilized Flies Over Ethiopia to Fight Disease
Animals
Scientists Want to Know If Cats Learn Accents From Their Owners
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Want More Dates? Striking a Powerful Pose in Your Profile Picture May Help
Food
13 of the Strangest Restaurant Spots in America
Technology
This Smart Bottle Keeps Wine Fresh and Lets You Order More
Space
An Inflatable Room Will Soon Be Attached to the International Space Station
Animals
Mother Beetles Release Unattractive Pheromones to Turn Off Frisky Males
Science
New USGS Earthquake Forecast Maps Include Tremors Caused by Humans
Video Games
This New Video Game Was Inspired By the Sci-Fi Writings of Philip K. Dick
Travel
23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker
Videos
Watch a Two-Minute Video Tour of the Longest Train Ride in India
Technology
Microsoft's New Technology Lets You 'Teleport' By Hologram
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Dreading Instagram's New Timeline? Enabling Post Notifications May Not Help
Animals
Woodpeckers May Use Wood-Rotting Fungi to Help Them Drill Holes
Design
Water Tower That Pulls Water From the Air Wins World Design Impact Prize
Science
Exercise Makes the Brains of Senior Citizens Look Younger, Study Finds
Museums
Roadside Museum Houses the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things
Art
Analysis Reveals Lost Colors in Van Gogh's 'The Bedroom'
History
Researchers Solve 95-Year-Old Shipwreck Mystery
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This Smart Umbrella Predicts the Weather and Alerts You When You Leave It Behind
Fun
This Tesla vs. Edison Arcade Game Lets You Shock Your Opponent
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