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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.
Animals
Genetic Study Suggests Dogs Originated in Central Asia
Technology
Tony Hawk Helped Design a Hoverboard, Just in Time for 'Back to the Future' Day
Weird
Artist Transforms Her Childhood Home Into a Snarling Monster
Technology
MIT Uses LEGO Models to Get People Excited About Urban Planning
Food
This Nigerian Startup is Combatting Food Waste With Solar-Powered Fridges
Art
Explore Panoramic Paintings Using Google Street View Technology
Big Question
Why Does Light Help Some People Sneeze?
List
8 Tools You Need to Make Better Cocktails at Home
Fun
Get New England Fall Foliage Delivered to Your Door
List
10 Things We Learned From Stephen Hawking’s AMA
Big Question
Who Owns Antarctica?
Food
A Serving of This Peanut Butter Has More Caffeine Than a Cup of Coffee
Travel
10 of the Most Instagrammed Locations in America
Design
A ‘Cloud’ of 1100 Umbrellas Transform Finland's Habitare Design Fair
Technology
Disney’s Coloring Book App Makes 2D Drawings Three-Dimensional
Books
The Search for Baltimore’s Next Poe Toaster
Music
'Hamilton' Uses Hip-Hop to Fit More Than 20,000 Words Into 2.5 Hours
Fun
Your Childhood View-Master is Back With a Virtual Reality Update
Movies
‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Leaving Socks at This Encased Dobby Display
History
How Milton Bradley Introduced 19th Century Kids to Moving Pictures
Science
Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for the Discovery of Neutrino Oscillations
Technology
World's First Driverless Bus Completes 20-Mile Trial Run
Technology
Don’t Call This Wearable Device a Smartwatch
Infographic
Where Each Part of the World Gets (and Sends) Its Food
Technology
Flash Photography Brings Drab Clothing to Life at Paris Fashion Show
History
Illustrations Reveal Nazi Boobytraps Disguised as Everyday Objects
Space
This Space-Themed Hotel Suite Was Designed By an Aspiring Astronaut
Space
Why the Curiosity Rover is Forbidden From Collecting Water on Mars
Booze
The Ultimate Map of Scotland’s Whisky Distilleries
Art
Artists’ Studios Recreated as Miniature Sculptures
Science
Chemical Reaction Creates Gorgeous, Blooming 'Microflowers'
Technology
This Box Can Simulate the Weather Forecast
History
Pristine Civil War Cannons Removed From South Carolina's Pee Dee River
Animals
Play With Adoptable Kittens From Your Computer
Words
An Epic Map of America's Punny Businesses
Technology
New Keurig Machine Makes Soda Out of Pods
Science
Beards Keep You Healthy and Handsome, According to Science
Technology
Google is Bringing Free Virtual Reality Field Trips to Schools
Movies
The Creative Flowchart Used by Walt Disney
List
The Answers to 10 Tricky Job Interview Questions
Animals
Scientists Discovered the First 'Glowing' Sea Turtle
Technology
This News Station Swapped Their Film Equipment for iPhones and Selfie Sticks
Technology
This Glider Is Set to Soar Higher Than Any Plane
Movies
Disney Parks Will Celebrate the ‘Season of the Force’
Design
Someone Built a LEGO Guitar You Can Actually Play
Weird Science
The Spooky Science Behind Ouija Boards
Animals
Scientists Are Exploiting Sharks' "Sixth Sense" to Keep Them From Getting Caught
Design
The Mobile Private Island for Aspiring Supervillans
Science
Multitasking Can Help Make Your Workout More Effective
Science
What Makes These Dominican Children Grow Penises at Puberty?
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