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.
How 'Leaning In' to Anxiety Can Help You Deal With a Panic Attack
Paris Responds to Its Public Urination Problem By Installing Open-Air Urinals
Trulia Now Makes Browsing Neighborhoods as Easy as Browsing Homes
Watch the Museum of London's Fatberg Sweat and Grow Mold in Real Time
A Team of Cigarette Butt-Collecting Birds Are Keeping a French Theme Park Litter-Free
Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone Uses a $5 Tool to Clean His Grill
How You Can Use Your Frequent Flyer Miles to Help Reunite Separated Families
You've Been Using Your Can Opener Wrong
How to Rig Your Android Phone to Play Old Floppy Disk Games
Hong Kong's Peculiar Architecture Can Be Explained by Feng Shui
Want to Get a Free Hotel Room? Plan a Stopover
Animal Sanctuary on the Greek Island of Syros Wants to Pay You to Take Care of 55 Cats
The Blue Light Emanating From Your Smartphone Could Ruin Your Eyes
This High-Tech Rubik's Cube Lets You Compete With Friends Around the World
National WWII Museum and Arizona State University Have Teamed Up to Offer a World War II Master's Degree Program
Marie Curie Has Been Declared the Most Influential Woman in History
How Google Maps Typos Grow Into Real Neighborhood Names
A Leonardo da Vinci Scholar Says He Knows the True Painter of the $450 Million 'Salvator Mundi'
Attention Parents: Crayons Sold at Dollar Tree and Amazon May Contain Asbestos
Kellogg's Releases Braille and Audio Lunch Box Notes for Visually Impaired Kids
Attention Nintendo Fans: You're Pronouncing 'NES' All Wrong
Dream Job Alert: Ferrero Is Hiring 60 People to Taste Nutella in Italy
Want to Take Better Care of Your Contacts? The CDC Is Hosting a Facebook Live Discussion with Tips
How Makeup Artists Transformed Heath Ledger Into The Joker in 'The Dark Knight'
62 Years After It Was Written, a Hemingway Story Gets Published for the First Time
Etihad Airways Adds In-Flight Nurses to Its Services for Travelers With Medical Conditions
This Saddle-Shaped School Chair Encourages Kids to Sit Up Straight and Pay Attention
Cheap, Simple, Eco-Friendly Ways to Stay Cool This Summer
Are Dogs Empathetic? It Depends on the Individual Dog
10 Resonant Facts About the Liberty Bell
Funko's Launching New The Nightmare Before Christmas Toys for the Film's 25th Anniversary
9 Myths About Bed Bugs, Debunked
Mild Dehydration Could Mess Up Your Concentration
Turn Your Phone Into a Reusable Notepad With This Silicone Case
Disney's New App Makes Waiting in Line for a Ride Part of the Fun
Do You Buy Books and Never Read Them? There's a Japanese Word for That
German Court Awards Farmer $1 Million for 2000-Year-Old Bronzed Horse Head Found in His Well
New Google Maps Feature Tells You If You're a 'Match' for That Restaurant You Looked Up
The Simplest Way to Hide Old Facebook and Twitter Posts
Test Your Golden Girls Knowledge With This Special Edition of Trivial Pursuit
Verizon Auction Features Artifacts Spanning 100 Years of Telephone History
Rothy's Stylish Recycled Shoes Now Come in Kids' Sizes
How Much Money Will Cutting the Cord on Your Cable Service Really Save You?
Samsung's Newly-Certified Screen Is Bendable and Unbreakable
Why Conservationists Want People to Take Selfies With Quokkas
After 20 Years, the Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever Discovered Has Been Identified
The World's First Computer Program: A Rare Copy of Ada Lovelace's Algorithm Sells for $125,000
7 Expert-Approved Ways to Write a Better To-Do List
How Filmmakers Recreate That '90s VHS Look Today
This 'Confetti' Illusion Is Baffling the Internet
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