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.
It’s Up to the Internet to Keep This House Plant Alive
Teens Discover Potential Exoplanets During an Astronomy Workshop
The U.S. Cities With the Most Vibrant Nightlife
Why Is Cheese So Expensive in Canada?
This Reinvented Wheel Allows Cars to Drive Sideways
Scientists Capture Ultrasound of Tiger Sharks in the Womb
Brexit Dating App Helps ‘Remain’ Voters Find Each Other
Watch the First-Ever Footage of a Napping Great White
Designer Gives the Printer a Minimalist Update
A New Chatbot Can Help You With Your Personal Finance Questions
Artist Makes Nature-Inspired Rugs From Carpet Scraps
A New Game From Mozilla Teaches Encryption With Emojis
Dorothy IV From 'Twister' Will Be Auctioned Off on eBay
New York and Detroit Are Embroiled in a Pizza Feud
Could Artificial Bones One Day Replace Steel?
Watch 60 Years of Video Game Controllers in 60 Seconds
Introducing the Toy Robot That's Like a Real-Life Pixar Character
Infamous ‘Amityville Horror House’ Hits the Market
11 Facts From Down Under About Vegemite
Why Are Weekends Two Days Long?
Infographic Reveals the Benefits of Taking Your Dog to Work
This Algorithm Turns Photographs of Haircuts Into 3D Models
A Shedding Snake Trapped Itself in a Loop of Its Own Skin
Female Knights Can Now Joust at British Castles
Pianist Gives Floating Performance Among Arctic Ice
Drone Captures Stunning Footage From Inside a 19th Century Church
Study: Improvement From Brain-Training Apps Might Be a Placebo Effect
This Solution Lets You Make Bubbles From Your Favorite Beverage
How to Cook Fried Chicken in the 18th Century
Physicists Use Electric Fields to Make Lower-Fat Chocolate
This VR Video Simulates What It's Like to Live With Autism
Taiwanese Pet Salon Shaves Unique Designs Into Four-Legged Clients
Making Art Can Relieve Stress at Any Skill Level
This Badminton Robot Is a Formidable Opponent
8 Ways to Refresh During Your Lunch Break
Time Capsule Discovery Brings Back Middle School Memories For 93-Year-Old
Bark & Co's 'Pup-Up' Shop Lets Dogs Shop for Themselves
Tests From Microsoft Show How Chrome Drains Your Battery
Retrobituaries: Margaret Vinci Heldt, Creator of the Beehive Hairdo
Cut Down On Waste With These Edible, Flavored Drinking Cups
10 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter
This 3D-Printed, Driverless Bus Is Now Giving Test Rides
9 Best Artisan Cheesemakers in the U.S.
Here Are the Most Walkable Cities in the U.S.
This Baker Makes Bread With Adorable Art Hidden Inside
Barbie's Latest Title Is Game Developer
Researchers Study Using Magnets to Clean Up Oil Spills
A $6 Bottle of Wine Just Won Big at an International Competition
9 'Harry Potter' Collector's Items That Sold for Small Fortunes
'Whistling' Bullets Uncovered From Ancient Roman Battlefield


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