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.
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14 Fascinating Facts About Rabbits
How to Check the Status of Your Passport Application
'Uplift the Underdog' Contest Spotlights Senior Dogs and Other Overlooked Rescue Animals
You Can Book Bob Ross Painting Workshops Through Airbnb
Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory: New Exhibition Exploring the Afterlife to Open at Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery
Indiana School Is Making Sure No Kid Goes Home Hungry By Turning Leftover Food Into Take-Home Meals
7 Dramatic Facts About Bette Davis
This Is the Best Place to Sit in a Movie Theater
The Family of Julia, the First Sesame Street Character With Autism, to Debut For Autism Awareness Month
Print Story Books Encourage More Meaningful Interactions Between Kids and Parents
The Real Reason Trader Joe’s Is Always Sold Out of Your Favorite Products
This Smart Speaker Doubles as a Pixel-Art Display, a Sunrise Alarm Clock, and More
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Now Has Her Own Beer, Thanks to Sam Adams
How to Scan Documents Using Your iPhone's Notes App
Walt Disney World Parks Are Banning Smoking and Oversized Strollers
First Edition Copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Sells for $90,000
Funko Is Turning The Police Into Pop! Dolls
NASA Study Subjects Are Getting Paid $18,500 to Stay in Bed for Two Months
This Balanced Bowl-Colander Hybrid Saves Time and Water
That Email You Didn’t Reply To? The Sender Could Be Tracking It—Here’s How to Find Out
Iceland Is Closing Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon
New Study Reveals Why Easter Island's Statues Are Positioned Along the Coast
This Inflatable Sloth Pool Float Is the Perfect Accessory for Lazy Summer Days
America’s 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds
The 6 Categories of Items That Sell Best Online, According to eBay
Can't Afford a Le Creuset Dutch Oven? Amazon Now Sells Its Own for Less Than $40
Dogfish Head and Kodak Team Up to Create Beer That Develops Super 8 Film
This Macaroni and Cheese Meatball Recipe Is Easy Enough to Make in a Dorm Room
What Makes Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
Facebook Stored Millions of Passwords in Plain Text. Here's How to Change Yours
The Northern Lights May be Visible in New York, Michigan, and Illinois on Saturday
Indulge Your Kitty's Love of Boxes With This Modular Cardboard Cat Home
Peppa Pig Used Sexist Language in a 2009 Episode, According to the London Fire Brigade
This Cooling Weighted Blanket Helps You Sleep Soundly Without Overheating
IKEA's Kåma Sutra Wants to Help You Master the Art of Loving Your Bedroom
5 Fast Facts About the Spring Equinox
McDonald’s Is Testing Out Vegan McNuggets in Norway
Why You Shouldn't Crush an Aluminum Can Before Recycling It
DNA Links Polish Barber Aaron Kosminski to Jack the Ripper Murders, But Experts Are Skeptical
8 Facts About Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
A Nubian Goat Named Lincoln Was Just Sworn in as the Mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont
How Seiichi Miyake and Tactile Paving Changed the World for Visually Impaired People
What's the Difference Between a Router and a Modem?
This 3D-Printed Sushi is Customized For You Based on the Biological Sample You Send In
Intense Staring Contest Between a Squirrel and a Bald Eagle Caught on Camera
Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and Other Sesame Street Characters Honored With USPS Stamps
10 Facts About Hepatitis
Greta Thunberg, 16-Year-Old Swedish Environmental Activist, Has Been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
Google Engineer Calculates Pi to 31 Trillion Digits, Sets New World Record
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