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.
Researchers Found a Way to Control Devices With Temporary Tattoos
Olympic Skateboarding in 2020 Raises Concerns Over Drug Testing
Researchers Design a ‘Safer’ Taser That Monitors Heart Rate
Inventor Builds 360-Degree Swing in His Backyard
The World Alternative Games Include Wife Carrying and Bog Snorkeling
A Bad Commute Impacts How You Perceive Your Job
Bite-Sized ‘Cucamelons’ Taste Like Citrusy Cucumbers
Dinner Inspired by Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’ Is Not for the Squeamish
Lush Unveils Edible ‘Bath Bomb’ Breath Tabs
NASA Accidentally Auctioned Off a Piece of Space History
Why Did the Olympic Diving Pool Turn Green?
A Project Gives Restaurant’s Leftover Oyster Shells New Life
New York DMV Implores Drivers to Stop Taking Selfies
Girl Scouts Unveil New S’mores Cookie For National S’mores Day
Museum Celebrates 200 Years With 150 Illuminated Manuscripts
The Cost of Child Care Is on the Rise
Thousands of Free Amiga Games Are Now Available Online
UNESCO Considers Recognizing Undersea Heritage Sites
25,000 LED Roses Illuminate a Rooftop Garden in China
340-Year-Old Cheese Recovered From Swedish Shipwreck
Researchers Discover a New Type of Fire Called 'Blue Whirl'
8 Facts About Olympic Swimming Icon Rowdy Gaines
Retrobituaries: Matthew Henson, the Arctic Explorer Who Stood on Top of the World
Hayao Miyazaki-Inspired Glider Takes Flight in Japan
Taco Bell’s Fried Chicken Shell Is Launching Nationwide
The Value of $100 in Each State
Zurich Will Host the First-Ever 'Cyborg' Olympics
Pennsylvania Binge-Watchers Now Have to Pay a Netflix Tax
10 Leonardo da Vinci Sketches Are Touring the UK
The First Commercial Mission to the Moon Has Been Approved
Open Offices Are Bad for Productivity, Study Finds
Tear-Free Onions Are Coming to Japan
Norwegian ‘Slow TV’ Is Coming to Netflix This Month
A New Law in Massachusetts Aims to Tackle the Pay Gap
The Moleskine Cafe in Milan Invites Patrons to Get Creative
Dishes Display Optical Illusions When Filled With Soy Sauce
The World's Tallest Moving Observation Tower Is Set to Open
Road Trip Genius Calculates the Shortest Route Through 47 National Parks
Drones Will Soon Deliver Medical Supplies to Remote Parts of the U.S.
The First Products of 11 Famous Companies
Why Does Your Phone Die When There's Still Battery Left?
Researchers Identify a New Species of Beaked Whale
Tiny Fairy Penguin Hatches at the Bronx Zoo
Amazon Announces Midnight Delivery for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’
The Most Popular Frozen Treats Around the World
Sideways Swimming Is More Efficient for Hammerhead Sharks
This Colorful Ingredient Turns Cocktails Into Litmus Tests
How to Turn an Above-Average Performance Review Into a Raise
This Is What Happens to Your Blood After You Donate
Indulge Your 'Star Trek' Obsession With a $10,000 Pinball Table


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