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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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America’s 12 Best Chocolate Mousses
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Artist 3D Prints Replicas of Artifacts Destroyed by Terrorism
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An Inflatable Room Will Soon Be Attached to the International Space Station
Mother Beetles Release Unattractive Pheromones to Turn Off Frisky Males
New USGS Earthquake Forecast Maps Include Tremors Caused by Humans
This New Video Game Was Inspired By the Sci-Fi Writings of Philip K. Dick
23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker
Watch a Two-Minute Video Tour of the Longest Train Ride in India
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Woodpeckers May Use Wood-Rotting Fungi to Help Them Drill Holes
Water Tower That Pulls Water From the Air Wins World Design Impact Prize
Exercise Makes the Brains of Senior Citizens Look Younger, Study Finds
Roadside Museum Houses the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things
Analysis Reveals Lost Colors in Van Gogh's 'The Bedroom'
Researchers Solve 95-Year-Old Shipwreck Mystery
This Smart Umbrella Predicts the Weather and Alerts You When You Leave It Behind
This Tesla vs. Edison Arcade Game Lets You Shock Your Opponent
After Spending Months Submerged, This Drone Can Launch From the Ocean
Shea Butter Was First Made 1000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
NASA Designed an Exercise Machine That's Small Enough to Take to Mars
This Fluorescent Zebrafish Can Help Scientists Understand How Skin Heals
Supernova Shockwave Recorded for the First Time
Starbucks Pledges to Donate 100 Percent of Their Unsold Food
This Microwaveable Notebook Lets You Save Your Pages to the Cloud
Watch 6000 Matches Ignite in a Fiery Chain Reaction
In Theory, a Vampire Could Suck Your Blood in 6.4 Minutes
Add Old CDs to Your Spotify Collection With This App
8 Librarians Who Lend Out More Than Books
These Coffee Shops Will Accept Poems as Payment on World Poetry Day
Watch Linear Friction Weld Together Two Pieces of Titanium
Bhutan Honors Newborn Prince by Planting 108,000 Trees
Help the Planet by Going Dark for One Hour This Saturday
This Scientist Transforms Climate Change Graphs Into Works of Art
These Wooden Wall Maps Show the World in Three Dimensions
This Watercolor of Ebola Was Named the Best Scientific Image of the Year
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