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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The Queen Mother's Royal Refrigerator Turns 62
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America’s 12 Best Chocolate Mousses
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Artist 3D Prints Replicas of Artifacts Destroyed by Terrorism
Buzz Aldrin Gives a Virtual Tour of Mars in NASA's New Exhibit
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13 of the Strangest Restaurant Spots in America
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An Inflatable Room Will Soon Be Attached to the International Space Station
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New USGS Earthquake Forecast Maps Include Tremors Caused by Humans
This New Video Game Was Inspired By the Sci-Fi Writings of Philip K. Dick
23 Pieces of Essential Gear for the Serious Hiker
Watch a Two-Minute Video Tour of the Longest Train Ride in India
Microsoft's New Technology Lets You 'Teleport' By Hologram
Dreading Instagram's New Timeline? Enabling Post Notifications May Not Help
Woodpeckers May Use Wood-Rotting Fungi to Help Them Drill Holes
Water Tower That Pulls Water From the Air Wins World Design Impact Prize
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