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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You Can Now Visit Jimi Hendrix’s London Flat
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Watch This Time-Lapse of a Bridge Being Built Over the St. Croix River
The National Archives Has Released a Coloring Book of Retro Patents
How the Perfect Pancake Recipe May Help Us Treat Glaucoma
Here’s the Fastest Way to Increase Your Salary
You Can Program This Open-Source Furby to Do or Say Anything
10 Durable Facts About Duct Tape
Pack Your Lunch in Style With This Modern Lunch Box
These Tactile Picture Books Help Blind Kids Learn to Read
An Erased Nude Was Discovered in Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebook
You Have to Travel to Alaska to See This Whimsical ‘Dr. Seuss House’
This Farm House Is Covered With Recycled CDs That Capture the Sun
Japanese Designers Have Developed a Chair You Can Wear
The Only Recording of Super Bowl I Is Collecting Dust in Storage
This Smart Gas Pedal Vibrates When You Floor It
This Artist Makes Stunning Bird Sculptures From Paper and Wood
This App Deletes Your Work If You Stop Writing
What's the Exchange Rate Between Harry Potter Coins and Muggle Money?
These Bookmarks Feature the Little Legs of Literary Characters
Special Nano Coating Makes Water That Can Be Shaped and Sliced
This MIT Professor is Starting a Radical University With No Lectures or Majors
Limiting Food Waste Can Save You $1500 a Year
7 Affordable Ways to Further Your Education After College
This Software Can Guess What People Are Looking At
This Elegant Pedestrian Tunnel Is Not Your Typical Underpass
This Massive Wind Turbine Design Can Withstand Hurricane-Force Winds
This Japanese Mall Helps Shoppers Stay Fit
Portland Is Getting Shareable Bikes That Can Be Locked Up Anywhere
London Is Adapting Heathrow's Shuttles Into Driverless Cars
Does Chicken Soup Help a Cold?
These Dog Houses Are Gorgeous Works of Pet Architecture
10 Playful Facts About Beluga Whales
Giant Clams Could Help Us Make Better Screens and Solar Cells
Watch This Paraglider Take Flight Against the Backdrop of the Northern Lights
Mattel’s New Barbie Comes in a Variety of Skin Tones and Body Types
Why You Should Renew Your Expiring Passport Now
Why Does Your Nose Run When It's Cold Outside?
Lizard Found in Kindergartener's Salad Greens Becomes the Class Mascot
2500-Year-Old Human Footprints Discovered at Arizona Construction Site
Ultra-Thin Sensors Could Be Used in Tumor-Detecting Gloves
100 Classic Atari Games Are Being Released for PC


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