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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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Watch This Paraglider Take Flight Against the Backdrop of the Northern Lights
Mattel’s New Barbie Comes in a Variety of Skin Tones and Body Types
Why You Should Renew Your Expiring Passport Now
Why Does Your Nose Run When It's Cold Outside?
Lizard Found in Kindergartener's Salad Greens Becomes the Class Mascot
2500-Year-Old Human Footprints Discovered at Arizona Construction Site
Ultra-Thin Sensors Could Be Used in Tumor-Detecting Gloves
100 Classic Atari Games Are Being Released for PC
A 'Lost' Beatrix Potter Story Will Be Published for the First Time
9 Things We Learned From Astronaut Scott Kelly’s AMA
How to Make a Life-Sized Gummy Coke Bottle
12 Emergency Items to Keep at Home
Artist Imagines Popular Websites Without the Content
Why You Shouldn’t 'Heat Up' Your Engine In Cold Weather
Copenhagen Is Adapting to Climate Change With Parks That Turn Into Ponds
Watch This Band Create Music on 'Ringing' Boulders
This $15 Computer Raised Over $1.5 Million on Kickstarter
This 'Up' Coffee Table Looks Like It’s Floating on Balloons
Facial Recognition Software Could Help Researchers Identify Individual Whales
This Glove Calms Tremors in Parkinson’s Patients
One of the Biggest Dinosaurs Ever Discovered Is Now on Display in New York
This Map Combines the Metro Systems of 214 Cities
This Plan Would Fill Downtown Stockholm With Stunning Skywalks
Why Standing Still on Crowded Escalators Is Actually More Efficient
This Model Spacecraft Was 3D-Printed From a Melted Meteorite
Virgin Galactic Unveils the Uniforms for Its Space Tourism Crew
Experience This Year's Puppy Bowl in Virtual Reality
You Can Rent a Loft in This Basquiat-Tagged Building for $29K a Month
Baltimore’s New Poe Toaster Honors Edgar Allan Poe
Attaching Mini Motors to Sperm Could Help Treat Infertility
Jelly Belly’s Nasty New ‘BeanBoozled' Flavors Include Dead Fish and Spoiled Milk
How to Make a Flashlight That Runs on Water
When the Academy Nominates Actors Twice For Playing the Same Character
India Has Its First Fully Organic State
The Flu Virus May Affect Men Worse Than Women, Study Says
15 Tips on Buying Cheese From an Expert Cheesemonger
This Swiss Mechanical Watch Was Made With a 3D Printer
Explore the World’s Largest Model Railway With Google Street View
'God Save the Queen' Might Be Replaced as England's Anthem
A 3000-Year-Old Settlement Is Being Dubbed 'Britain’s Pompeii'
Take a Scavenger Hunt Through Toronto’s 100 Libraries
This DIY Thermometer Scarf Measures the Temperature Outside
Physicist Hints That Gravitational Waves Have Been Detected
This Theme Park Is Getting a Space-Themed, Virtual Reality Roller Coaster
This Map Traces 30 Years of Squirrel-Related Power Outages
An 11-Year-Old Just Earned the Highest IQ Score Possible
This Shape-Shifting Material Folds Itself Into Origami
3D-Printed Trilobites Are Gorgeous Works of Art
The 'Tree of Death' Lives Up to Its Name
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