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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Scientists Reveal the Origin of the Mysterious Stain on 'The Scream'
Zinc Mine Museum Set to Open in Norway's Allmannajuvet Gorge
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes on the Launchpad
Wooden Hut Complex in Japan Provides Valuable Resources for Seniors
Johnny Cash's Tennessee Ranch Has Been Turned Into a Museum
How Do You Handcuff a One-Armed Person?
Hosting Through Airbnb May Make it Hard to Refinance Your Loans
A Finnish Hotel Is Hiring a Northern Lights Monitor
Swedish Apartment Building Prioritizes Bikes Over Cars
Cookie, the World’s Oldest Parrot, Has Died at Age 83
A Better Depiction of Shakespeare May Be Hiding Beneath This Portrait
Experience Yosemite in Virtual Reality With President Obama
The Library of Congress Is Digitizing Its Braille Music Collection
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900 Copies of the World’s Most Baffling Manuscript Will Soon Be for Sale
Mini Wooden Arcade Brings Retro Gaming to Your Desktop
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Shipwreck Hunters Discover Century-Old Train in Lake Superior
An Italian Ghost Town Will Host the Hide-and-Seek World Championship
11 Dorm Rooms That Make College Life Look Glamorous
Why Charging Your Phone Every Night Hurts Its Battery
Humans May Value Relatability Over Efficiency in Robots
Italy Is Giving Its Young Adults Nearly $600 to Spend on Books, Film, and Music
11 Naturally Selected Facts About the Galápagos Islands
MIT Designs Cell Phones That Assemble Themselves
Nintendo Launches Kirby Cafe in Japan
The Highest, Longest Glass Bridge on Earth Opens in China
In Australia, 'The World’s Deadliest Bird' Commits String of Break-Ins
Duke the Dog Mayor Gets Elected to Third Term
Citizen Science Project Calls for Donations of Dog DNA
NASA's Research Is Now Freely Available Online
Meet the Man Who Owns Over 5000 Toy Dinosaurs
Edinburgh Zoo's Knighted Penguin Gets Promoted to Brigadier
The ‘NodPod’ Makes It Possible to Fall Asleep on a Plane
Research Reveals the Best Way to Hold a Coffee Mug
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