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.
NASA Needs Your Help Making It Easier to Poop in Space
Japan’s Shower Habits Mean Nearly Every Phone There Is Waterproof
Domino’s Completes First Successful Pizza Delivery By Drone
Drive a Tractor and Raise Livestock in This Meditative Farming Game
Rid Your Feed of Fake News With This Hoax-Detecting Chrome Extension
‘Post-Truth’ Named Word of the Year By Oxford Dictionaries
Morocco Welcomes Africa’s First Bike Share Program
Shakespearean Theater Excavation Sheds Light on the Staging of ‘Henry V’
The Brutal Letter John Lennon Wrote to Paul McCartney Post-Breakup
Hot Wheels Enthusiast Shows Off His $1 Million Collection
McDonald’s Italy Introduces a Burger That’s Just Nutella Between Two Buns
Hayao Miyazaki Comes Out of Retirement to Direct His Final Feature
Literary Tights Display Classic Texts on Your Legs
Philadelphia Welcomes Its First Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant
Red Squirrels in England Found With Medieval Strain of Leprosy
Here’s Why Kids Shouldn’t Wear Winter Coats in Car Seats
This Tech-Connected Rube Goldberg Machine Spans Five Cities
9000-Year-Old Polished Axe Uncovered in Ireland
Emma Watson Is Hiding Books Around New York City’s Subway System
WordArt Generator Transports Your Text Back to the '90s
Facebook Tests New Job Recruiting Features
It's Deer Season: Here’s How to Stay Safe on the Road
Man Finds His Wedding Ring Around a Carrot Three Years After Losing It
7 Unattractive Facts About Blobfish
7 Spam Dishes Eaten Around the World
Supermarket Cashier Finds WWII Love Letter in Lost and Found
Toblerone Now Has Fewer Triangles—and Customers Are Outraged
Follow a Research Vessel Into the 'Hot Tub of Despair'
A Medieval Bestiary That Once Belonged to Henry VIII Has Been Digitized
Bloody Battle Breaks Out When Penguin Finds His Wife With Another Bird
Inventor Builds Functioning Rotary Cell Phone
British Soccer Team Will Soon Have the Greenest Stadium on Earth
Nutella Pushes to Ditch the Dessert Label
Three-Piece Animal Rings Hug Your Finger When Worn Together
Pendant Lamp Runs on Living Bacteria
'Cursed' Medieval Well Uncovered in England
'The Chicago Tribune' Shares Their Cover From the 1908 Cubs Win
Encode Rings Transform Three Seconds of Speech Into a Unique Piece of Jewelry
Employees Spend Less Than 40 Percent of the Workday on Actual Work
Experience a 1920s Fossil Expedition With This 360-Degree Video
High-Tech Pen Doubles as a Laser Measuring Tool
What Happens to the President’s Twitter Account When He Leaves Office?
Starbucks Unveils a New Symbolic Cup Design for the Holidays
Only Three Women Still Make the Rarest Pasta on Earth
Millennials' Love of Coffee Could Contribute to a Global Shortage
Google’s Halloween Doodle Lets You Fight Ghosts as a Black Cat
Auction of Disney Memorabilia Includes Animatronic 'It’s a Small World' Doll
Officials Beg the Public to Stop Peeing on the World’s Tallest Church Tower
FCC Adopts an Order to Stop Your Internet Provider From Selling Your Personal Info
The Harsh Method a Silent Film Company Used to Reject Scripts


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