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.
This Tesla vs. Edison Arcade Game Lets You Shock Your Opponent
After Spending Months Submerged, This Drone Can Launch From the Ocean
Shea Butter Was First Made 1000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
NASA Designed an Exercise Machine That's Small Enough to Take to Mars
This Fluorescent Zebrafish Can Help Scientists Understand How Skin Heals
Supernova Shockwave Recorded for the First Time
Starbucks Pledges to Donate 100 Percent of Their Unsold Food
This Microwaveable Notebook Lets You Save Your Pages to the Cloud
Watch 6000 Matches Ignite in a Fiery Chain Reaction
In Theory, a Vampire Could Suck Your Blood in 6.4 Minutes
Add Old CDs to Your Spotify Collection With This App
8 Librarians Who Lend Out More Than Books
These Coffee Shops Will Accept Poems as Payment on World Poetry Day
Watch Linear Friction Weld Together Two Pieces of Titanium
Bhutan Honors Newborn Prince by Planting 108,000 Trees
Help the Planet by Going Dark for One Hour This Saturday
This Scientist Transforms Climate Change Graphs Into Works of Art
These Wooden Wall Maps Show the World in Three Dimensions
This Watercolor of Ebola Was Named the Best Scientific Image of the Year
Ancient Islamic Art Inspired This Expandable Material
New Jersey Will Soon Be Home to the Largest Planetarium in the Hemisphere
Watch This Man Solve Three Rubik's Cubes—While Juggling Them
This One-Bedroom Glass 'Hotel' Lets You Sleep Under the Stars
This Device Promises to Help You Break Your Bad Posture Habit
See the First 3D Images of Bacteria's 'Biological Wheels'
This Wristband Lets Air Guitarists Show Off Their Skills
Dragon Crash-Landing Site Appears in NYC For 'Game of Thrones'
Japan Is Hiring Full-Time Ninjas to Promote Tourism
This Solid Gold Labyrinth Watch Costs $12,000
This Kit Turns Anything That Conducts Electricity Into a Game Controller
Scientists Develop a Spray That Helps Ice Slide Off Surfaces
Hiker Discovers Rare Coin, One of Only Two Known Copies
These High Tech Gloves Let You Create Music With Your Hands
8 Farms That Specialize in Unusual Agriculture
Pittsburgh Hired a Crew of Goats to Landscape the City's Parks
This Biofuel Plane Will Make the First Carbon-Free Flight Across the Atlantic
Scientists Have Found a New Bacteria That Eats Plastic
This Classic Desk Lamp Got a Super-Sized Redesign for the Outdoors
9-Year-Old Aims to Break the Record for Most Books Collected in 24 Hours
These Glasses Track Your Eyes and Self-Focus Automatically
A Biology Student Is Fighting Online Hate By Writing Profiles of Female Scientists
Every Object Is a Playable Character in This New Video Game
Cyborg Rats Solve Mazes Better Than Rats or Computers Alone
Astronomers Discover a Galactic Wall That Stretches 1 Billion Light-Years
Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries With Your Clocks This Weekend
10 Extravagant Examples of Folly Architecture
This Tiny California Cottage is Airbnb's All-Time Most Popular Rental
This Crowded School Lets Refugee Students Bring Chairs From Home
The First Permanent Virtual Reality Theater Has Opened in Amsterdam
This Concept Skyscraper Is Shaped Like a Towering Cobra


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