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 reading about unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia.
'Sopranos' Monopoly Lets You Channel Tony Soprano
How to Propagate Hydrangeas
Domino Robot Breaks World Record
World's Most Dangerous Roads
Delta Variant and COVID-19: What You Should Know
Why Do Performers Say 'Break a Leg'?
How Often to Wash Dish Towels
The Unexpected Origins of 20 Culinary Terms
How to Get Free McDonald's Fries
Pink Lagoon in Argentina Caused By Pollution
Keeping Your Laptop Plugged In Is Fine
Protecting Hyperion, The World's Tallest Tree
Cities With the Worst Air Pollution
See Saturn, Jupiter, and a Blue Moon in August
Magic Eye Images Are Hidden in New Music Video
The Favorite Studio Ghibli Movie of Each Country
The 20 Worst Video Games, According to Critics
How to Fold a T-Shirt Super Fast
Why Do Police Officers Wear Blue?
The World's Most Visited Websites
Dog Breed Identifier Is Fast and Fun
This Fitted Sheet Hack Is Life-Changing
11 Attractions From Disneyland's Opening Day
Shark Maps Could Make Cape Cod Safer
Largest Sandcastle Breaks World Record
Don't Miss the Perseid Meteor Shower in 2021
How Restaurant Menus Changed History
World's Most Expensive Houseplant Just Sold for $20,000 in New Zealand
Why Ritz Crackers Have Scalloped Edges
'The Office's' Best Conference Room Scenes
America's 25 Biggest Restaurant Chains
18 Forbidden Places You Can't Visit
Insure vs. Ensure: What's the Difference?
What Tire Numbers Mean
The 10 Worst Presidents in American History
How Much Coffee Costs Around the World
Worst Cities for Mosquitoes
Why You Sweat After a Shower
For Sale: A Haunted, Abandoned Village in Scotland
Rinse Pasta If You're Making This Recipe
Keep Track of the Landmarks You’ve Seen With This Scratch-Off Map
Mexican Coke vs. American Coke
A Simple Hack for Pitting Cherries
Chow Mein vs. Lo Mein: What’s the Difference?
See Spiders Kill Snakes
Designer Infuses Textiles With Scents of Home
How to Blow Your Nose
How to Protect Your Phone at the Beach
Harry Potter Almost Killed Hedwig the Owl
Vote for the Orca From Jaws on LEGO Ideas


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