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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Japanese Company Rents Out "Uncles" to Do Your Chores, Give Advice, Or Listen to You Vent
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Google's Celebrating Its 20th Birthday With Some Retro Easter Eggs
Why Do Fainting Goats Faint?
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Instant Pot's New Blender Lets You Make Soup, Ice Cream, and Nut Milk at Home
Scam Alert: FBI Warns That Hackers Are Trying to Reroute Your Direct Deposit Paycheck
How Maggots Could Lead to More Sustainable Agriculture
The 'Pet First Aid' App From The Red Cross Prepares Pet Parents for Almost Any Situation
The Official Scrabble Dictionary Just Added 300 New Words, Including Sriracha, Bitcoin, and Twerk
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Six Flags St. Louis Is Daring Guests to Spend 30 Hours in a Coffin
These Chains Are Offering Free Coffee for National Coffee Day
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This Amateur Rocketeer Builds Functioning, Miniature Replicas of SpaceX Rockets
This High-Tech Skin Turns Almost Any Object Into a Robot
NASA's New Exoplanet-Hunting Satellite Has Made Its First Big Discovery
Interactive Version of a Classic Color Manual Used By Charles Darwin Is Now Available Online
The Weird, Disturbing World of Snail Sex
How Lewis Keseberg Was Branded the Killer Cannibal of the Donner Party
Writing a Term Paper? This Font Is a Sneaky Way to Meet Your Page Count
Sony Launches Playstation Classic, Preloaded With 20 of Your Favorite Games
Italian Scientists Created a Robot Toddler and It's Kind of Terrifying
Google Now Lets Parents Manage Their Kids' Phone Time Remotely
Dolly Parton, They Might Be Giants, and More Featured on New Album Inspired By the 27 Amendments
14 Cute Facts About Rabbits
How to Make Classic Chicken Noodle Soup With One Pot
New Podcast Opens Up the Cold Case of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Art Heist
5 Ways You Can Help Hurricane Florence Victims
The Super Mario Bros. Theme Song Has Lyrics You've Probably Never Heard
How You Can Help Animals Affected by Hurricane Florence
Book an Alaskan Cruise With Norwegian and They'll Pay for Your Flight
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