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 watching Bon Appetit test kitchen videos or reading about unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia.
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The Apple Logo on Your iPhone Is a Secret Button
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Niagara Falls Freezes Over in February 2021
Putting Your Windshield Wipers Up Before It Snows Is Bad for Your Car
How Are Porta Potties Cleaned?
Titanic's Alternate Ending Must Be Seen to Be Believed
This Exercise Bike Desk Helps You Move While Working From Home
Texans: If Your Freezer Doesn't Have Power, Don't Put Food Outside
A Brief History of Ketchup and Mustard
Watch Hayao Miyazaki Make Ramen for His Studio Ghibli Crew
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The Ending of 'Jaws' Changed Because of a Real Shark Encounter
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7 Things You Might Not Know About Ash Wednesday
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Impossible Burger Ingredients and Nutrition
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The Phrase 'Albatross Around Your Neck' Has a Fascinating Origin
Hi-C Orange Lavaburst Is Returning to McDonald's
Pixar's 'Up' House Would Need a Lot of Balloons to Fly in Real Life
The 20 Most Valuable Video Games That Could Be Hiding in Your Closet
11 Objects Mistaken for UFOs
Rare Titanic Video Shows the Ship in Belfast Before Its Doomed Voyage
Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night" Is Now a LEGO Masterpiece
Can You Solve Albert Einstein’s Famous House Riddle?
Katherine Johnson Has Been Honored With a New Spacecraft
San Diego Zoo's Platypus Live Cam Is Required Viewing
The Conjunction of Jupiter and Mercury Is Coming in March 2021
Homeless Girl Scout Troop Is Selling Cookies Online
Driving on Icy Roads Never Looked Less Fun Than in This Supercut
Connecticut Wants to Make Pizza Its Official State Food
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