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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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House for Sale in Vermont Falls on Both Sides of the U.S.-Canada Border
The Impact of Binge Watching on Your Health
This Flower Park Is Home to the Oldest Wisteria Plant in Japan
11 Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad
How Marie Curie Overcame the Odds and Won Two Nobel Prizes
The New York City Subway Now Doubles as a Digital Library
Site of Woodstock Festival Joins List of National Historic Places
Designer Reimagines the Roads of the Roman Empire as a Subway Map
11 LGBT Pioneers You Should Know
Feel Tired All the Time? “Social Jet Lag” May be to Blame
Can You Solve This Riddle Baffling the Internet?
The Red Juice Dripping From Your Steak Isn’t Blood
High School Students Design Drug-Detecting Straw to Fight Sexual Assault
This Weighted Blanket for Adults is Designed to Soothe Anxiety
10 Impressive Accomplishments Made By Centenarians
Take a Tour of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Office at the Hayden Planetarium
Short Film From IKEA Celebrates Its Iconic Blue Bag
Suit Up Your Cat or Dog in Pet-Sized Samurai Armor
Vince Gilligan to Produce a Virtual Reality ‘Breaking Bad’ Experience
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The Origins of 7 Popular Board Games
Millennials Are So Stressed About Money It’s Affecting Their Work
First-Ever Dr. Seuss Museum Set to Open in Massachusetts
Colorizing Old Photos Requires a Ton of Research
Japan’s Pikachu Train Will Give Rides to Kids in Earthquake-Stricken Areas
J.R.R. Tolkien Book Inspired by His Wife Hits Shelves for the First Time
Taiwanese Artist Transforms City Bus Into a Roaming Forest
When Did the Do Not Call List Stop Working?
This Tool Knows If Robots Are Coming for Your Job
Tiny Traveling Library Delivers Books to French Villages That Need Them
The Little Museum of Dublin Is Featuring a Brief History of the Irish Pub
New Startup Makes It Easy to Hack Your IKEA Kitchen
NOAA Launches Virtual Tours of America’s Marine Sanctuaries
This Interactive Music Video Is Like an Animated Coloring Book
It Was Hotter in the UK This Week Than It Was in Morocco
Man Sets Plinko Record on 'The Price Is Right' and Promptly Loses His Mind
Even Parents Couldn’t Figure Out This English Homework Given to 5-Year-Olds
Farmer Sets Out to Grow a Pretty Plant—Creates World’s Hottest Pepper Instead
Museum Exhibit Features Original Hand-Drawn Sketches of Mac Icons
Watch the 'Hamilton' Cast Sing 'Happy Birthday' for the 40th Anniversary of 'Star Wars'
Why Scheduling Breaks Can Boost Creativity
The Nintendo Switch Is Now Compatible With Retro Controllers
Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of HBO's 1983 Promo Video
More Hurricanes Than Usual Are Forecast for 2017
Redesigned Adidas Sneakers Channel Beijing’s Olympic Stadium
The Golden Girls Are Starring in Their Own Version of 'Clue'
Why White, Green, and Orange Are the Deadliest Colors in History
5 Ways to Define a Sandwich, According to the Law
Lord of the Rings Art Director Now Designs Chainmail for Buildings
Look Inside the Sketchbook of a World War II Soldier
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