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.
Why 90s Movie Theaters All Had the Same Carpet
The Myth of How Al Capone Gave Us the Term ‘Money Laundering’
11 LGBTQ Pioneers You Should Know
Oldest Companies Around the World
Watch: Titanic Survivors Share Their Stories in Rare Video
Why Aren't There Mirrors in Most Disney World Bathrooms?
Brainteaser: Can You Spot the Darts Among the Dartboards
How to Treat a Bee Sting
Les Halles Pop-Up Honors Anthony Bourdain
Most Expensive Cars in the World
Cookie vs. Biscuit: What's the Difference?
Are Magazines Recyclable?
Stay in Free Airbnb Rentals for One Year
11 Wild Theme Restaurants
Juneteenth Flag: What It Symbolizes
How to Fix a Broken Zipper
7 Pieces of Animal Jewelry at the American Museum of Natural History
See the Largest Pizza in the World
How to Clean LEGO Bricks, According to LEGO
Cooking Pizza on an Erupting Volcano
The 10 Most Stressed Out States in the U.S.
How to Wash Dirty Underwear
Instant Pot Air Fryer Accessory
Cloud Storage Full? Here’s How to Make Room
20 Online Colleges That Offer the Best Return On Investment
How to Opt Out of Amazon Sidewalk
The Philadelphia Accent Could Be In Danger of Disappearing
Delta Aquariid Meteor Shower: How to See It
5 Facts About the Tulsa Race Massacre
The 25 Coolest Moments in Olympic Opening Ceremony History
World's Most Expensive House Worth Up to $2 Billion
The 20 Longest-Running TV Shows of All Time
Kongthong, India—The Village Where Names Are Songs
The 10 Richest Authors in the World
The Best Way to Grind Coffee
Behold, the PEZ Candy-Shooting Gun
Cicada Pee Is Forecast for Summer 2021
Watch Brood X Cicadas Emerge
Why Hair Lightens in the Sun
PrintFriendly Extension Reformats Webpages
'Hannibal' Fan Art Will Hang at the Capitol
How to Cook Hot Dogs at Home
John Steinbeck Wrote a Werewolf Mystery That No One Wanted to Publish
Oldest Hotels Around the World
Whichbook Tool Tells You What to Read Based on Mood
20 Novelty Food Trends
Blooming Corpse Flower Draws Spectators to Gas Station
EU Opening to Vaccinated U.S. Tourists: What to Know
Fungus Eats Away Cicadas' Genitalia and Boosts Their Sex Drive
How Universal's Failed 'Jaws' Ride Terrorized (and Frustrated) Guests
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