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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
It Takes One Penguin to Break Up a Huddle
Science
Hot Sauce Is Good for Your Health
Infographic
Become a Chocolate-Pairing Expert With This Helpful Infographic
Technology
This Dating App Pairs You With a Beard to Stroke
Movies
Drink From the Death Star (and More) With These Stars Wars Glasses
Technology
The BBC Is Experimenting With Programs That Adapt to Viewers’ Tastes
Technology
What Happens When Water Comes in Contact With Your Touchscreen
Space
This Rocket Engine Design Would Turn Space Junk Into Propellant
Design
These Tea Bags Transform into Goldfish in Your Mug
Videos
Exercise Your Geometry Skills on an Elliptical Pool Table
Design
This Digital Sneaker Concept Lets You Upload Designs From Your Phone
Food
Noodles Made From Trees Are Japan's Latest Diet Food
Fun
Find Your Inner Mobster With This Mafia Nickname Generator
Technology
Google Offers 360-Degree Views From Inside the World’s Greatest Concert Halls
Design
Dine Like a Jedi With This Lightsaber Flatware Set
Architecture
This Japanese Kindergarten Was Constructed Around a Revered Tree
Geography
The Internet Is Coming Together to Mail Holiday Cards to "Britain's Loneliest Schoolboy"
Art
Art Made With This Algae Pen Becomes Visible After Sun Exposure
Art
Where Stolen Art Used to Be, Museum Now Displays Drawings of the Suspects
Technology
This Laptop for Kids Includes Interchangeable, Upgradable Hardware
Infographic
A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan
History
See How Yearbook Photos Have Evolved Over the Past Century
Space
Mars Could One Day Have a Ring Like Saturn
Technology
This Sprinkler Saves Water By Analyzing the Weather Forecast
Gift Guide
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Dog Lover in Your Life
List
10 Chemistry Cooking Hacks From an Award-Winning Teacher (and Foodie)
Big Question
Why Is U.S. Currency Green?
Fun
Watch This Teenager Set the New Rubik's Cube Speed Record
Design
A Hoodie Designed for Ultimate Relaxation (or a Panic Attack)
Videos
What Astronauts Are Grateful for This Thanksgiving
Architecture
This 2000-Pound Sculpture Can Be Moved With a Fingertip
Videos
Watch 100 Years of American Dinners in Three Minutes
List
10 Photography Firsts
News
High School’s Anonymous Pantry Offers Discreet Access to Necessities
Food
Japan is Home to KFC's Latest All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Infographic
These Are the Most Popular Emojis People Use When Tweeting About TV
Infographic
Here's How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Part of the Country
Videos
This Nursing Home’s Retro Rooms Help Dementia Patients Remember the Past
Videos
Experience Two Months on an Icebreaker Boat in Five Minutes
Animals
Cloud of Birds Startled by Earthquake Shows up on National Weather Service Radar
Art
Artist Creates Giant Mural By Walking in the Snow
Science
According to Doctors, Being Overweight Offers Health Benefits
Technology
How San Francisco Is Using Lasers as an Urban Planning Tool
Space
Astronomers Are Watching a Planet Form for the First Time
Design
Turn Your Phone Into a Night Light With This Tiny Clip-On Lampshade
Science
The Science Behind Why Airplane Wings Wobble in Turbulence
Space
Why This Scientist Thinks Humans Won’t Go Farther Than Mars
Science
LED Implants Could Help Relieve Pain
Food
Chef Ryan Conklin Is Elevating the Art of Hospital Food
Technology
Silence Snoring With This High-Tech Nose Patch
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