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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.
Cheese Wheel Wedding Cakes Are a Funky Twist on an Old Tradition
Watch Astronauts Assemble Pizza in Space
Why You Should Think Twice About Drinking From Ceramics You Made by Hand
Pine vs. PVC: How Real and Fake Christmas Trees Compare
This Glowing Blanket Is Designed to Ease Kids' Fear of the Dark
Neutron Star Collision Sheds Light on the Strange Matter That Weighs a Billion Tons Per Teaspoon
Pantone Names 'Ultra Violet' 2018's Color of the Year
For $61, You Can Become a Co-Owner of This 13th-Century French Castle
See How to Grow Snowflakes Inside a Soda Bottle
The Plugin That Keeps the Internet From Spoiling Santa Claus
Why Some Cold Cuts Make Iridescent Meat Rainbows—and Why They're Still OK to Eat
How to Win a Year of Free Flights From JetBlue
This 77-Year-Old Artist Saves Money on Art Supplies by 'Painting' in Microsoft Excel
Cook Your Next Out-of-This-World Meal in a Cosmic Le Creuset Dutch Oven
New Kids App Bandimal Makes Learning Fun With Cartoon Animals
Design Firm Envisions the Driverless School Bus of the Future
11 Thoughtful Gifts That Give Back
Dutch Designers Want to Turn Algae Into Greener Consumer Products
New Zealand Hosts Nationwide Secret Santa Gift Exchange
This Crowdsourced Map Catalogs the World’s Vinyl Record Stores
11 Brilliant Gifts for Your Dog
This $3000 Wagyu Beef Bento Box Is Every Meat Lover's Dream
The Shocking Science of Electric Fish
Japanese Government Makes Pikachu an Official Ambassador
American Airlines Holiday Flight Cancelled? Megabus Will Get You Where You Need to Go (For Free)
If You Don't See the Northern Lights on This Cruise, Your Next Trip is Free
Google Home Is Finally Able to Multitask
Serious MacOS Bug Allows Anyone to Access Your Computer With a Blank Password
What Causes Turbulence?
8 Fabulous Facts About Shopping Malls
10 Surprising Ways Senses Shape Perception
11 Things We Learned About Hedy Lamarr From Bombshell
Can You Guess the Secret Word in This Brain Teaser?
High School's Anonymous Pantry Offers Discreet Access to Necessities
Police Recover Nearly 100 Artifacts Stolen From John Lennon’s Estate
Revisit Your Favorite '90s Screensaver With This Free Game
The Princess Ride: Here's What a Princess Bride Theme Park Attraction Might Look Like
Atlanta Shelters Give Pups a Temporary Home for the Holidays
11 Savvy Gifts for the Foodie
Watch a Chain of Dominos Climb a Flight of Stairs
Designer Reimagines the Spanish Alphabet With Only 19 Letters
Scientists Analyze the Moods of 90,000 Songs Based on Music and Lyrics
Let Alexa Help You Brine a Turkey This Thanksgiving
Here's the Butterball Hotline's Most Frequently Asked Turkey Question
Last Month Was the Second-Warmest October on Record
One of Gaudí's Most Famous Homes Opens to the Public for the First Time
The Pawpaw: The All-American Fruit the Country Forgot
Google Maps Is Getting a Makeover With More Icons and Colors
Facebook Just Made It Easier to Tell the Difference Between Fake News and Real Reporting
How to Stop Instagram Photos From Automatically Posting to Facebook
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