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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.
A ‘Legend of Zelda’ Game for Smartphones is In The Works
How Far You Have to Go Back to Find Everyone’s Common Ancestor
Test Your Memory With a Game Designed by Johns Hopkins Researchers
Apartment Hunting? Don’t Fall for This Home Hijacking Scam
Newly Discovered Dinosaur Named After Monster From 'Ghostbusters'
Hypnotic Coffee Table Creates Sand Art With a Magnetic Marble
Amazon's New Seattle Headquarters Will Include a Homeless Shelter
Previously Unknown Hamilton Letters Go Up for Sale
Smart Alarm Clock Pillow Wakes You Up With Gentle Light
Here Are the Cheapest Travel Destinations for Beer Drinkers
Transform Yourself Into a Digital Funko Doll With This New Tool
MIT Undergrads Invent Compact Device That Translates Text to Braille
'Doctor Who'-Inspired Perfume Smells Like the Earth After It Rains
James Patterson Teams Up With Bill Clinton for New Political Thriller
This Mini, Modular Trailer Adapts to Your Road Trip Needs
Turn Any Surface Into a Touchpad With a Coat of Paint
The iPhone Calculator Has a Backspace Feature You May Not Be Using
List
7 Discoveries That Started as School Assignments
Could Life Exist Around a White Dwarf?
Harry Potter-Themed Museum Tour Enchants Visitors at The Met
Why Talking to Yourself Helps You Learn More Effectively
Why Do Presidents Get Libraries?
Never-Ending Whirlpool Mesmerizes Visitors at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Route 66 Museum Opens in Abandoned Roadside Diner
Interactive Maps Show How Climate Change Will Impact Your Neighborhood
Cut-Out Curtain Design Fills Your Window With a Starry City Skyline
Why You Should Think Twice Before Allowing Apps to Access Your Microphone
Hershey’s ‘Flavors of America’ Line Features Honey-Roasted Peanut Butter Cups and Strawberry Kit Kats
Why Do So Many Alien Planets in Movies Look the Same?
Keisari Brewery Debuts 1000-Pack of Beer at Finnish Supermarkets
Uber’s Flying Taxis Could Hit the Skies as Soon as 2020
Space
A Visual Reminder That the Universe Is Really, Really Big
Technology
Tanks of Gel Make 3-D Printing Fast and Easy
Design
Domino’s in Glasgow Adds Kilts as an Official Uniform
Live Smarter
New Google Maps Feature Helps You Find Your Parked Car
Animals
How Slowing Down Helps Sloths Survive
News
French Painting Stolen by Nazis in WWII Finally Returned
Design
How to Transform an IKEA Lamp Into a Personal Death Star
News
Norway’s Latest Slow TV Hit Is 168 Hours of Migrating Reindeer
Art
Math and Nature Inspired This Artist's Mesmerizing Spiral Sculptures
Live Smarter
Astro, an AI Email App, Is Here to Help You Finally Clean Out Your Inbox
Design
Day One Users Can Now Turn Their Digital Journals Into Books
Big Question
Why Are So Many Cartoon Characters Yellow?
Live Smarter
7 Expert-Approved Ways to Write a Better To-Do List
Food
Walmart Unveils the ‘Crotilla,' a Tortilla And Croissant Hybrid
News
Owner of Alleged 'Spite House' in London Allowed to Keep Her Paint Job
History
How 'The Great Stink' Infiltrated London in 1858
Architecture
Architect Incorporates Concrete Emojis Into His Building Design
News
Peggy Whitson Breaks NASA Record for Most Days in Space
Design
Charging Stand Turns Your iPhone Into a Mini Macintosh
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