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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Site of the Infamous Horse Head Scene From ‘The Godfather’ Hits the Market
Life-Sized Octopus Bag Makes the Perfect Aquatic Accessory
‘Nerdwax’ Keeps Your Glasses From Sliding Down Your Nose
Fixing a Cracked iPhone Screen Now Costs $29
National Air and Space Museum Offers Audio Tours in Klingon
Sneaker Design Academy Prepares Students for Careers in Footwear
A Giant, Melting Ice Cube Is Coming to Seattle
Spiders Tune the Strings of Their Webs
Conservation Group Donates 400 Acres of Land to Yosemite
A Living Wall of Plants Purifies New York’s New Emergency Call Center
The Odd Grammar Rule Most English Speakers Know But Are Rarely Taught
The White House Releases the Most Detailed Maps of Alaska to Date
Cafe In Australia Serves the World’s Strongest Cup of Coffee
Introducing Jewelry Designed to Repel Insects With Citronella Beads
Women Do Ask for Raises, They're Just Less Likely to Get Them
The World’s Longest Recreational Trail Is Set for Completion Next Year
App Invites Users to Request New Emojis
Asteroid Named After Freddie Mercury in Honor of His 70th Birthday
VR Game Lets Players Compete as Professional Lumberjacks
Readers Still Prefer Physical Books to Digital
Meat Labels May Affect How We Perceive Taste
Over 100 Excavators Tear Down a Chinese Overpass in One Weekend
Two Border Towns Plan to Build a Bike Path Connecting U.S. and Mexico
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
False Memories Are Most Often Linked to the Subjects We Know Best
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
Don’t Blame the Weather: Airline Issues Are Behind Most Flight Delays
900 Copies of the World’s Most Baffling Manuscript Will Soon Be for Sale
Mini Wooden Arcade Brings Retro Gaming to Your Desktop
Study Links Black and White Instagram Photos to Depression
Divorce Filings Peak in August and March
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
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