Michele Debczak

Michele Debczak is a Senior Staff Writer for Mental Floss. Some of her favorite subjects include defunct theme park rides, weird-looking sea creatures, and fast food history. When she's not writing, she's probably watching Bon Appetit test kitchen videos or reading about unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia.
How Betty White Plans to Spend Her 99th Birthday in 2021
Bagels vs. Bialys: What’s the Difference?
The Lizzie Borden House Can Be Yours for $2 Million
The Quest for the North Pole: 22 Polar Terms Exploration to Know
Find the Pug in the Background of This Zoom Call
Don't Miss 2021's Full Wolf Moon in January
Victorian Bathhouse Found Beneath Manchester Parking Lot
Dolly Parton Leaves Her Christmas Decorations Up Through Mid-January
Martin Luther King Day 2021: What's Open? What's Closed?
11 of Titanic's Final Menu Items
The Most Popular Pet Names of the Last Century
Presidents Who Skipped Their Successors' Inaugurations
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Stimulus Check Delays Caused by TurboTax and H&R Block
Old, Rare Coins Found By British Bird-Watcher
Blue UFO Over Oahu, Hawaii, Captured on Video
The 'Dungeons & Dragons' Cookbook Brings the Fantasy Game to Life
Listen to Forest Sounds Recorded Around the World
How to Check the Status of Your 2021 Stimulus Check
The Shortest Street in the World Is in Wick, Scotland
This Alternative to Snow-Shoveling Is Fast and Easy
The Trick for Baking a Perfect, Golden Pie Crust
The Pacific Ocean Is Bigger Than You Think
A Brief History of Nachos
These Are the First and Last Countries to Celebrate the New Year
How to Clean Your Video Game Controller Safely
Famous Cryptids From Every Country, Mapped
How to Open Key Rings With a Simple Hack
America’s Worst Drivers Live in These 20 Cities
The Liberty Bell's Typo Is Easy to Miss
Learn About Fruitcake's Strange, Enduring History
The Peppermint Pig is One of the Most Unusual Christmas Traditions
Mercury's Greatest Eastern Elongation Is Coming in January 2021
First Ladies of the United States: New Book Examines Their Role
Best Family-Focused Charities to Donate to in 2020
Remembering Sudan, the World's Last Male Northern White Rhino
Find All 10 Christmas Movies Hidden in This Image
A Dumpster Fire Ornament Is the Perfect Symbol of 2020
You Can Donate Your Old Stamps to Charity
11 Gifts for the Lazy Gourmand
Popular Netflix Series People Watched in 2020
Find Rudolph in This Hidden Picture Puzzle
Know These Shipping Deadlines for Christmas 2020
Christmas Trees Are Going Fast, So Buy Yours Now
Why Dogs Have Whiskers
When Should You Replace Your Face Mask?
Turkey Replaces Traffic Tickets in Chesapeake, Virginia
The National Museum of Women in the Arts Is Looking to Share Your Family Recipes
A-ha’s ‘Take on Me’ Perfectly Syncs With California Christmas Light Display
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