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.
Roman Barracks Uncovered During Metro Line Construction
This Lens Turns Your Phone Into a Powerful Flashlight
360-Degree Photos Are Coming to Facebook
Cadbury Is Bringing a Classic Candy Bar Out of Retirement
This Fire Alarm Texts You When It Senses Smoke
Old Toys Get New Parts to Teach Kids About Organ Donation
Sweden’s Six-Hour Work Days Are Proving to be Effective
The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Lair Is Now on Airbnb
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Fly Your Drone at a Medieval Festival
The Best Apple Pie From All 50 States
This Flying Bat Robot Is the New Star of Your Nightmares
Watch Rare Video of False Killer Whales Hunting a Shark
Pizza Hut Delivers a Pie to the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro
Archaeologists Identify World's Oldest Hafted Axe
This 'Stick and Shoot' Camera Gives Selfie-Lovers a Whole New Angle
Study Suggests Screen Reading Makes Us Lose the Big Picture
Your Old iPod Could Earn You Thousands on eBay
Where You Should (and Shouldn't) Move to Start Your Career
Retrobituaries: Les Waas, Writer of the Mister Softee Jingle
What Are Subway Conductors Always Pointing At?
This Tattoo Ink Is Designed to Fade Away After a Year
McDonald's New Garlic Fries Are Already a Success
Turning On This 'Super Mario Bros.' Lamp Transports You to Your Childhood
Everything at This Free Food Festival Is Made From Food Waste
Street Performer Seemingly Defies the Laws of Physics While Juggle-Drumming
17 Noisy Facts About 17-Year Cicadas
These Temporary Tattoos Double as Tests for Soba Allergies
This 360-Degree Camera That Snaps Photos When You Toss It
This Stylish, Flask-Shaped Water Bottle Fits in Your Pocket
This Ring Turns Your Arm Into a Smart Watch Interface
Architect Designs Floating Home Meant to Withstand Climate Change
New Passport Rule Prevents Some UK Travelers From Entering the U.S.
Archaelogists Locate Remnants of a Lost Palace Beneath China's Forbidden City
Working Remotely Makes You Happier and More Productive
Watch Someone Light a Match With a Rubber Band Slingshot
This Architecture Firm Specializes in Inflatable Structures
Clip Art Returns to Microsoft Office
These Are the Best Gifts to Give for Teacher Appreciation Week
Reflective Collars Help Drivers Spot India's Stray Animals at Night
Amsterdam Is Appointing the World's First Bike Mayor
Attention Job Hunters: Here Are the Least Stressful Companies in America
This Airline Is Hiring Snapchat Users to Travel the Globe
This Stunning 'Glass Gem Corn' Is Bred and Grown From Heritage Seeds
This Summer, 2000 Pigeons Will Perform a Regular Light Show Above Brooklyn
Behold: A 120-Sided Die
The FBI Is Offering $25,000 for Andy Warhol's Stolen Soup Art
Charge Your Phone With a House Plant? This Pot Promises a Green Solution
This Earthquake-Proof Building Is Anchored By a Net of Cables
The 'Cricket Shelter' Lets You Farm Insects in the City
Here's Where Your Money Goes When You Spend It on Food


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