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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7 Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Ocean Exploration
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Why Experts Can't Agree on the True Lengths of the World's Coastlines
The Vatican Will Host Its First-Ever Youth Hackathon
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Loch Ness Monster Spotted on British Coin Series
British Designer Recycles Used Chewing Gum Into Everyday Items—Including the Soles of Shoes
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Canada's National Parks Are Officially Free to Visitors Under 18
Distracted Walking Is Now Illegal in One California Town
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A Mysterious Group Just Installed 50 Swings Around San Francisco
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Speaking in a Foreign Language Might Change Your Answer to a Major Philosophy Dilemma
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New Lobster Emoji Gets Updated After Mainers Noticed It Was Missing a Set of Legs
The Louvre Abu Dhabi Just Opened the World's First Radio-Guided Highway Art Gallery
How Promoting Handwashing Got One 19th Century Doctor Institutionalized
The Muppets are Getting a Reboot (Again)
Divers Uncover Undetonated WWII Bomb From the Bottom of Australia's Sydney Harbor
Where Do Birds Get Their Songs?
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Researchers Pinpoint the Geographic Location of "The Middle of Nowhere"
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