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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10 Surprisingly Cheap Items Everyone Should Have in Their Kitchen
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Rare Audio Clip of Frida Kahlo Discovered in Mexican Sound Library
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The Reason Sneakers Have an Extra Set of Holes
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Canada Passes 'Free Willy' Bill Outlawing Whales and Dolphins in Captivity
LEGO Debuts Jurassic Park T. Rex Rampage Set for the Movie's 26th Anniversary
A Luxury Resort in the Maldives Needs an Intern to Look After Its Sea Turtles This Summer
One of the World's Loveliest Lavender Farms Is Just Outside of London
The 20 Most Popular Businesses in America
A Change Made By the FCC Could Reduce the Amount of Robocalls You Receive
The Pit of This Giant Avocado Pool Float Doubles as a Beach Ball
10 Breakfasts Enjoyed by History’s Most Productive People
All the Rage: Rage Yoga Finds Zen in Swearing, Booze, and Heavy Metal Music
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Body Camera Study Reveals What Cats Do When Nobody's Looking
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