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 World’s Most Difficult (and Impossible) Places to Reach
Former Castle of Guinness Beer Heiress for Sale in Ireland
'Longest Hockey Game Ever' Ends in Eighth Overtime
Meet the Actor Who Brought Godzilla to Life
The Unpublished Manuscripts of 7 Famous Authors
Rare 'Super Bloom' Brightens Up Deserts in California
7 Whispering Galleries From Around the World You Can Visit
American Library Association Updates Its CRAAP Test for Spotting Fake News
3200-Year-Old Statues of Pharaohs Unearthed in Cairo
Watch an Artist Recreate Cosmic Radiation With Sand
Starbucks Experiments With Whiskey Barrel-Aged Coffee
Danish Teen Uncovers Remains of WWII Plane and Its Pilot in His Backyard
The Evolution of Tourist Destinations Around the World
Former Tesla Engineer Develops Exoskeleton to Help a Friend Move Again
10 Great Things Invented by Working Moms
Iceland to Become First Nation to Require Proof of Equal Pay for Equal Work
Unwind With Footage of a Master Woodworker in Action
Women Can Visit Italy’s Museums for Free on International Women’s Day
Scientists Capture First Underwater Footage of Rare Beaked Whales
High School Teacher's Theory Frames 'The Wizard of Oz' as a Political Parable
You Can Now Experience 'Walden' as a Video Game
Cursive Is Regaining Popularity in U.S. Schools
See What Goes on Inside the Robot Animals That Spy on Wildlife
Face Your Fears by Pummeling a Horror Movie Villain Piñata
Researchers Want to Recreate What a New York Library Smelled Like in 1906
Americans Traveling to Europe This Summer May Need a Visa
'Sesame Street' Writing Fellowship Shines a Spotlight on Diversity
ISIS Destruction in Iraq Reveals 2700-Year-Old Palace
Pizza Hut's 'Pie Top' Sneakers Will Order a Pizza for You
Early 'Toy Story' Demo Features Billy Crystal as Buzz Lightyear
Follow These Tips to Make the Most of Your Practice Time
A Sample of the Original Penicillin Mold Sold at Auction for $14,751
Amazing Cover Gives Metallica's 'Nothing Else Matters' a Jazz Makeover
81-Year-Old Woman Develops Mobile Game Based on Japanese Holiday
A Margaritaville-Themed Retirement Community is Coming to Florida
Explore the Origins of French Cuisine With This 200-Year-Old Map
SpaceX Is Sending Two Private Citizens Around the Moon
Interactive Map Plots Where Every Known Fossil Was Discovered
Who’s Really to Blame for Last Night’s Oscar Debacle?
Take a Virtual Tour of Queen Mary’s Dollhouse
A Ninja Museum Is Coming to Japan
Wikipedia Bots Wage Editing Wars That Last for Years
Millennials Aren’t Job-Hopping—And It’s Costing Them
London’s Jewish Museum to Host an Amy Winehouse Exhibition and Art Trail
You Can Win Two Free Nights in Austin’s Human-Sized Birdhouse
'Bob’s Burgers' Is Releasing a 112-Song Album This Spring
Indian School Specializes in Educating Elderly Women
Average Life Expectancy Set to Break 90 in Parts of the World by 2030
10 Towering Facts About Giant Sequoias
Frank Gehry Is Teaching an Online Course in Architecture


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