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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.
Scientists May Have Found the Real Cause of Dyslexia—And a Way to Treat It
How to Make Sure Your Cell Phone Receives Emergency Alerts
This High-Tech Material Can Change Shape Like an Octopus
This Harry Potter Candle Melts to Reveal Your Hogwarts House—and Smells Amazing
Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Official Presidential Portrait
What the Homes of the Future Will Look Like, According to Kids
Dubai Plans to Outfit Police Force With Hoverbikes
Tulane University Offers Free Semester to Students Affected by Hurricane Maria
All the Plastic Ever Produced, Visualized
Japanese Artist Crafts Intricate Insects Using Bamboo
This Game About Soup Highlights How Tricky Language Is
You Can Now Shop for Tiny Houses on Amazon
When Sonar Doesn’t Cut It, These Bats Crawl to Hunt Prey
Tokyo Tops List of Safest Cities in the World, New Report Says
Geological Map Shows the Massive Reservoir Bubbling Beneath Old Faithful
Why You Shouldn’t Put Too Much Stock in Rotten Tomatoes Scores
Steven Spielberg’s Anthology Series Amazing Stories Is Being Rebooted for Apple
Improve Your Chopping Skills With This Knife-Cutting Board Hybrid
Researchers Pinpoint the Genes Behind the Durian's Foul Stench
Animals
Meet the New York City Groomer Giving Free Haircuts to Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted
This Virtual Recipe Could Be the Future of Cooking
Skipping Breakfast Could Be Bad for Your Heart
Aibo, Sony’s Failed Robot Dog, Is Returning as a Smart Home Device
26 Facts About LEGO Bricks
The Science Behind the Urge to Cuddle Cute Babies
A Dutch Startup Wants to Train Crows to Pick Up Cigarette Butts
Pablo, a Groundbreaking New BBC Series, Teaches Kids About Autism
These Mobile Libraries Roaming Zimbabwe Are Pulled By Donkeys
The Northern Lights Won’t Be This Bright Again Until 2025
Here's How to Watch NASA's Livestream Spacewalk Series
This New Web Tool Shows How Your Favorite Film Franchises Stack Up
Why Do Shorts Cost as Much as Pants?
With Help From Photoshop and AI, No One Will Know You Blinked in That Photo
'Love' Isn’t a Real Food Ingredient, According to the FDA
Snapchat Launches an Augmented-Reality Treasure Hunt for Art
The Commodore 64 Will Return as a Mini Console With Dozens of Games
Most of the World’s Population Lives Within This 2500-Mile Radius
31 Facts About National Parks
Attention Beer Lovers: A London Brewery Is Hiring a Professional Taste-Tester
Researchers Unveil an Unusual New Theory For How Easter Island’s Statues Were Made
When Math Discoveries Led to Banned Numbers
Why Do Dogs Love to Dig?
Artist Plans to Launch a Giant Sculpture Into Orbit
EasyJet Starts Work on a Cheaper, Cleaner Plane That Runs on Electricity
Spotify Can Curate a Throwback Soundtrack Based on the Year You Were Born
These Chains Are Offering Free Coffee for National Coffee Day
The Morpher Bike Helmet Folds Flat to Fit in Your Bag
Don't Pet the Puppies in Chernobyl
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube in Five Steps
Here’s What 576 Border Collies Gathered in One Place Looks Like
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