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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'Alice in Wonderland’s' Tea Party Scene Redone in the Style of Famous Artists
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This Bike Just Broke the Record for Fastest Human-Powered Vehicle
This Ohio Grocery Store Is Offering Free Fruit to Kids Under 12
These Solar Cells Were Inspired by the Japanese Art of Kirigami
These 3D Printable Habitats Were Designed for Life on Mars
Whovians Beware: Daleks are Invading the London Underground
These House-Themed ‘Harry Potter’ Covers Are Gorgeous
'Mother' Robot Builds Better, Faster Robot Offspring
The First Foldable Smartphone Could Be Coming in January
Facebook Is Developing Virtual Reality That Lets You Play Ping Pong in Space
It Cost $1500 to Make This Sandwich Completely from Scratch
This Dating App Matches Singles Based on Their Love of Bacon
A Global Ocean Has Been Discovered on One of Saturn’s Moons
The Goblin-Possessed Stove That Was Blamed on a Voice-Throwing Maid
Bizarrely Beautiful Bus Stops From the Soviet Era
15 Electrifying Facts About Jellyfish
This Toothbrushing App Was Reprogrammed to Be Less Addictive
Airbag Jacket for Motorcyclists Knows When to Deploy
Only 6 Percent of Americans Aced This Basic Science Survey
This Camera Refuses to Take Pictures of Over-Photographed Locations
This Cube-Shaped Robot Is Designed to Tumble Across Asteroids
Uprooted Tree Reveals a 1000-Year-Old Skeleton
Modern Movies Reimagined as Vintage Hollywood Posters
Legendary 'Blue Bastard Fish' Identified as a New Species
Artist Makes Anatomy Adorable Through the Power of Knitting
39 Weird Books That Really Exist
10 Kitchen Tools to Help You Cook Like a Pro
Here’s Boeing’s Teaser for Their First Commercial Starliner
Muggles Are Welcome at Toronto's 'Harry Potter'-Themed Bar
The Time Coke and Pepsi Brought Their Rivalry to Outer Space
The Plan to Build a “PopUp Forest” in Times Square
Classic Book Covers Come to Life With Subtle GIFs
This Online Tool Shows You the True Size of Any Country
This Robot Assassin Delivers Lethal Injections to Reef-Eating Starfish
The Exclusive Caves of Lava Beds National Monument
Why Public Bathroom Sensors Don’t Always Work
This App from NASA Gives a Virtual Tour of 1000 Exoplanets
Cisco’s Default Hold Music Was Written By a 16-Year-Old Computer Nerd
Scientists Share Their Most Adorable Animal Photos With #Cuteoff


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