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.
Girls Are Given Less Allowance Than Their Male Peers
Archaeologists Dig Up 200-Year-Old Canal Barge in England
Girl Receives an American Girl Doll With a Prosthetic to Match Her Own
Dessert Kebabs Are The Latest Culinary Craze to Hit Australia
Store Window Stickers Show Paris's Homeless Where to Find Help
Official Prop Replicas From 'The Force Awakens' Can Now Be Yours
The Ancient Japanese Log-Riding Tradition Is Not For the Faint of Heart
Fake Food Bookmarks That Look Good Enough to Eat
Adult-Sized Stroller Lets Parents Strap In for a Test Ride
The Income It Takes to Live Comfortably in Five Major Cities
Artist Makes Plush Toys That Are Unconventionally Adorable
Join the Internet in Bursting a Balloon Over Live Video
VR Game Lets You Channel Your Cat's Destructive Behavior
'Classic' Record Cabinet Doubles as a Whiskey Bar
Ingenious Tinkerers Create Real-Life Version of 'Pong'
This Room-Sharing Service Wants to Be Airbnb for Older Travelers
An Intercontinental Internet Cable Will Cut Through the Arctic
Which State Has the Most Medical Malpractice Suits?
National Parks Are More Popular Than Ever
Snake Fireworks Aren't Disappointing if They're Gigantic
French Cave Contains Very Old, Complex Neanderthal Structures
It's Red Nose Day! Here's What You Need to Know
Over 31,000 'Dancing Grannies' Set a World Record in China
Clever Art Installation Makes the Louvre's Pyramid Disappear
Book a Night at the Smallest House on Airbnb
Leaving Work at Work Is Now a Legal Right in France
A Robot Helper Is Coming to Pizza Hut in Singapore
Virtual Reality Game Transports You to the Jurassic Period
China To Develop a Bus That Straddles Traffic
85-Year-Old Graduate Receives Her Associate Degree
Man Receives a Bionic Arm Inspired by a Popular Video Game
Here's Why Confetti Is So Terrible for Video Quality
Bunk-Filled Bus Lets Passengers Sleep From San Francisco to LA
Award-Winning Wristband Measures Blood Alcohol Content Through Sweat
This Robot Designs Structures and Also Carves the Wood to Build Them
Artificial Meteor Shower Proposed for 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremonies
Google's Data Centers Are Getting a Colorful Makeover
Netflix Launched a Site That Measures Your Internet Speed
Nutrition Labels Just Got Their First Big Update in 20 Years
This Mesmerizing Machine Organizes River Pebbles by Age
The Newest Smart Watch Includes a Built-In Projector
You Can Win a One-Night Stay in the Eiffel Tower
Animatronic King Kong Returns to Universal Orlando
Breakfast Is Gaining Popularity in the U.S.
MIT's New Wearable Lends Users an Extra Hand
A Handy Device That Makes it Easy to Find Your Lost Phone
Prehistoric Beetle Had Wings Like Helicopter Blades
Tactile Art Helps a Visually Impaired Man Feel His Portrait
Researchers Engineer Corn That Grows 50 Percent More Kernels
A Giant, Floating Wind Farm Is Coming to the Scottish Coast


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