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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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Here's Why You Should Skip the Cheap Flip-Flops This Summer
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Try Solving This Riddle From a High School Math Competition
IKEA Channels Their Furniture Assembly Instructions in Recipe Posters
Microsoft AI Achieves Highest Ms. Pac-Man Score Possible
Retired Engineer Builds a Giant Model Train in His Backyard
How Limitations Can Kick-Start Creativity
Holocaust Memorial Museum Launches Kickstarter to Digitize 200 Diaries
This Comprehensive Color Guide Predates Pantone by Centuries
This Is the Oldest Continuously Family-Run Restaurant in the U.S.
Two B-25 Bombers That Went Missing in World War II Have Been Found
25 Can't-Miss Father's Day Gift Ideas
Video Recreates the Moon Landing Using Photos From NASA’s Archives
The One Case Where Comic Sans Is Actually Useful
House for Sale in Vermont Falls on Both Sides of the U.S.-Canada Border
The Impact of Binge Watching on Your Health
This Flower Park Is Home to the Oldest Wisteria Plant in Japan
11 Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad
How Marie Curie Overcame the Odds and Won Two Nobel Prizes
The New York City Subway Now Doubles as a Digital Library
Site of Woodstock Festival Joins List of National Historic Places
Designer Reimagines the Roads of the Roman Empire as a Subway Map
11 LGBT Pioneers You Should Know
Feel Tired All the Time? “Social Jet Lag” May be to Blame
Can You Solve This Riddle Baffling the Internet?
The Red Juice Dripping From Your Steak Isn’t Blood
High School Students Design Drug-Detecting Straw to Fight Sexual Assault
This Weighted Blanket for Adults is Designed to Soothe Anxiety
10 Impressive Accomplishments Made By Centenarians
Take a Tour of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Office at the Hayden Planetarium
Short Film From IKEA Celebrates Its Iconic Blue Bag
Suit Up Your Cat or Dog in Pet-Sized Samurai Armor
Vince Gilligan to Produce a Virtual Reality ‘Breaking Bad’ Experience
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The Origins of 7 Popular Board Games
Millennials Are So Stressed About Money It’s Affecting Their Work
First-Ever Dr. Seuss Museum Set to Open in Massachusetts
Colorizing Old Photos Requires a Ton of Research
Japan’s Pikachu Train Will Give Rides to Kids in Earthquake-Stricken Areas
J.R.R. Tolkien Book Inspired by His Wife Hits Shelves for the First Time
Taiwanese Artist Transforms City Bus Into a Roaming Forest
When Did the Do Not Call List Stop Working?
This Tool Knows If Robots Are Coming for Your Job
Tiny Traveling Library Delivers Books to French Villages That Need Them
The Little Museum of Dublin Is Featuring a Brief History of the Irish Pub
New Startup Makes It Easy to Hack Your IKEA Kitchen
NOAA Launches Virtual Tours of America’s Marine Sanctuaries
This Interactive Music Video Is Like an Animated Coloring Book
It Was Hotter in the UK This Week Than It Was in Morocco
Man Sets Plinko Record on 'The Price Is Right' and Promptly Loses His Mind
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