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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15 Tips on Buying Cheese From an Expert Cheesemonger
This Swiss Mechanical Watch Was Made With a 3D Printer
Explore the World’s Largest Model Railway With Google Street View
'God Save the Queen' Might Be Replaced as England's Anthem
A 3000-Year-Old Settlement Is Being Dubbed 'Britain’s Pompeii'
Take a Scavenger Hunt Through Toronto’s 100 Libraries
This DIY Thermometer Scarf Measures the Temperature Outside
Physicist Hints That Gravitational Waves Have Been Detected
This Theme Park Is Getting a Space-Themed, Virtual Reality Roller Coaster
This Map Traces 30 Years of Squirrel-Related Power Outages
An 11-Year-Old Just Earned the Highest IQ Score Possible
This Shape-Shifting Material Folds Itself Into Origami
3D-Printed Trilobites Are Gorgeous Works of Art
The 'Tree of Death' Lives Up to Its Name
This New Wristband Tracks Your Emotions
This New Material Stores Heat for Later Use
Roofs Covered With Plastic Grass Could Harness Wind Energy
Dinosaurs May Have Performed Bird-like Dances to Attract Mates
Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make Martian Concrete
This New Drone is Designed to Transport Humans
Beluga Whales Use Bubbles to Communicate
To-Do Lists May Help You Be More Productive
Pre-Viking Village Discovered Beneath Norwegian Airport Site
This Orchid Emits 'B.O.' to Attract Mosquitoes
Darren Aronofsky Is Shooting a Show in Space for Nat Geo
Students Turn Leonardo da Vinci's Design Into the World's Longest Ice Bridge
This Toy Caterpillar Teaches Coding Basics to Kids
You Can Peek Inside This Fridge Without Opening It
An Artistic Snapshot of Humanity is Headed to the Moon
The Most Popular Candies in 20 Countries
This French Power Plant Runs on Cheese
The Periodic Table Is Getting Four New Elements
This Rainbow Wasp Nest Was Built With Colored Paper
25 Rock-Solid Facts About New Hampshire
This Floating “Seabin” Sucks In Marine Waste
Watch 60 Years Worth of Space Junk Accumulate in 60 Seconds
This Classic Pencil Sharpener Was Upgraded With a Gas-Powered Motor
10 Movies That Inspired Pet Trends
This Super-Sweet Watermelon Has a Deadly History
How Bathroom Stick-Figures Became Universal Symbols
Florida’s Radioactive "Fountain of Youth"
China’s Lunar Rover Discovered a New Type of Rock on the Moon
Watch Creepy Robot 'Reindeer' Guide Santa’s Sleigh
Plesiosaurs May Have Swam Like Giant Penguins
Transcribe Old Whaling Logs to Help Scientists Better Understand Climate Change
This App Transforms Your Smart Device Into a Coloring Book
Watch This SUV Drive on Wheels Carved From Ice
Explore Saturn’s Moons With These Interactive Maps
Nicolas Cage Returns Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia
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