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.
Locana, Italy Is Paying Families $10,000 to Move There
Lake Michigan Has Frozen Over, and It's an Incredible Sight
Good News, Homebodies: JOMO Is the New FOMO
Steven Pruitt, Wikipedia's Unofficial King, Has Shaped a Third of the Site's Articles
Why You Need to Keep Your Car's Gas Tank Full in Cold Weather
Never Deal With Expired Spices Again by Using These Mini Packs Instead
Apple FaceTime Bug Lets Callers Eavesdrop on You Before You Accept Their Call
Chicago Will Be Colder Than Parts of Antarctica This Week
Dog-opoly Lets You Buy Dogs Instead of Real Estate
A Rogue Otter Mascot Named Chiitan Is Terrorizing Tourists and Wreaking Havoc in Japan
Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Is Casting for Harry, Ron, Hermione, and More
Scientists May Have Found a Way to Keep Your Pasta From Sticking Together
Krispy Kreme Wants to Save Valentine's Day With Conversation Heart Doughnuts
Ted Bundy’s Car, Letters, and Other Personal Items are on Display at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum
$19 and a Killer Essay Could Win You a $1.3 Million House in Canada
Each State’s Favorite Valentine’s Day Candy, Mapped
The Government Shutdown Is Forcing Couples to Change Their National Park Wedding Plans
It's So Cold in North Carolina That Alligators Are Freezing in Place
Brooklyn Zoo's New Pallas’s Cat Breeding Program Aims to Revitalize the Near-Threatened Species
Why Does Wine Only Stain Some People's Teeth?
A Swedish Film Festival Is Screening a Sci-Fi Film from Inside Sealed Coffins
Dr. Seuss Is Getting a Funko Pop! Doll
This Is Not a Drill: Oscar Mayer's Wienermobile Needs New Drivers
The 10 Best Movies of 2018, According to Rotten Tomatoes
California's Wizarding World of Harry Potter Has Issued a Casting Call for Performers
George Mason University Becomes First College to Include Food Delivery Robots in Its Meal Plan
Allswell's Insanely Popular Bed-in-a-Box Mattress Is Back in Stock
This Australian Island Wants Visitors to Stop Taking Wombat Selfies
Divers Swim With What Could Be the Biggest Great White Shark Ever Filmed
How to Build an Igloo, According to a Canadian Film From 1949
11 Secrets of Restaurant Servers
The Massive Elvis Festival That Rocks One Tiny Australian Town Every January
300-Foot Wide Floating Saucer of Ice Forms on a River in Maine
This Test Will Tell You How Many Books You Can Read in a Year
Stephen King Just Stopped a Maine Newspaper From Cutting Its Freelance Book Reviews
Watch Ford's Sweaty-Butt Robot Put a Car Seat to the Test
Here's How Many People Grow Up to Hold Their Childhood Dream Job
If You Want to Be a More Effective Writer, Stop Using Utilize and These Other 12 Words
Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bars Are Coming to a Grocery Store Near You
5 Fast Facts About Sake Dean Mahomed
Want More Pizza in Your Life? Order One 18-Inch Pie Instead of Two 12-Inch Pies
Elephants Are Evolving Without Tusks Thanks to Poaching
7 Surprising Facts About The Giving Tree
11 Facts About Anemia
Intrepid Travel Will Let You Book Your Next Dream Vacation With Just $1 Down
When Germany Planned to Airdrop Fake Money to Take Down Great Britain in World War II
Peeps-Flavored Coffee Creamer Has Arrived
25 Amazing Ivy League Classes You Can Take Online for Free in 2019
The 30 Most In-Demand Job Skills Employers are Looking For in 2019
These Smart Storage Containers Will Tell You When Food Is About to Go Bad
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