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.
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
Avocado Pits are Being Transformed Into Degradable Cutlery
Studio Ghibli Theme Park to Feature a Giant Howl’s Moving Castle
8 Inspiring Facts About Rosa Parks
Shamrock Shake Returns to McDonald's Early in 2021
King Henry VIII’s Missing Crown Ornament Found By Treasure Hunter
LEGO's White Noise Playlist Is the ASMR Your Inner Child Needs
Do You Have to Shovel Snow From Your Sidewalk?
Quiz: Can You to Match the Iconic Interior to the Famous TV Show?
Pee-wee Herman Terrorizes Jurassic Park in Hilarious Video
LEGO Creation Depicting Lord of the Rings Battles Breaks Record
What is Mercury in Retrograde?
How to Make Leftover Rice Soft and Fluffy With an Ice Cube
Official Bigfoot Hunting Season Proposed in New Oklahoma Bill
Breakfast Cereal Has a Strange, Fascinating History
Julia Child's Trick for Poaching Eggs Will Boost Your Breakfast Game
Jeni's Everything Bagel Flavor Lets You Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast
Bessie Coleman: Black Cherokee Female Pilot Made History
Netflix Text Promising a Free One-Year Subscription Is a Scam
Brood X Cicadas Will Emerge in Summer 2021 After 17 Years Underground
Aluminum Foil Boxes Have Hidden Tabs That Serve a Genius Purpose
See How Much Iconic Film and TV Cars Sold for in Real Life
Elm Court Estate: Vanderbilt Berkshires Mansion On the Market
Buzzards vs. Vultures: What's the Difference?
How to Open a Bottle Without a Bottle Opener
This Math Problem From MIT's 1876 Entrance Exam May Stump You
Toaster Plays Star Wars's 'Imperial March' With Impressive Accuracy
How James Buchanan's Inauguration Was Threatened By a Mystery Illness
How to Clean Your Cast-Iron Skillet
20 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.
The Most Popular Disney Movie in Every Country
How Betty White Plans to Spend Her 99th Birthday in 2021
Bagels vs. Bialys: What’s the Difference?
The Lizzie Borden House Can Be Yours for $2 Million
The Quest for the North Pole: 22 Polar Terms Exploration to Know
Find the Pug in the Background of This Zoom Call
Don't Miss 2021's Full Wolf Moon in January
Victorian Bathhouse Found Beneath Manchester Parking Lot
Dolly Parton Leaves Her Christmas Decorations Up Through Mid-January
Martin Luther King Day 2021: What's Open? What's Closed?
11 of Titanic's Final Menu Items
The Most Popular Pet Names of the Last Century
Presidents Who Skipped Their Successors' Inaugurations
'The Office': Watch a Never-Before-Seen Cold Open With Jim and Dwight
Icicles Contain Bird Poop, So Think Twice Before Licking One
Stimulus Check Delays Caused by TurboTax and H&R Block
Old, Rare Coins Found By British Bird-Watcher


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