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 French Power Plant Runs on Cheese
The Periodic Table Is Getting Four New Elements
This Rainbow Wasp Nest Was Built With Colored Paper
25 Rock-Solid Facts About New Hampshire
This Floating “Seabin” Sucks In Marine Waste
Watch 60 Years Worth of Space Junk Accumulate in 60 Seconds
This Classic Pencil Sharpener Was Upgraded With a Gas-Powered Motor
10 Movies That Inspired Pet Trends
This Super-Sweet Watermelon Has a Deadly History
How Bathroom Stick-Figures Became Universal Symbols
Florida’s Radioactive "Fountain of Youth"
China’s Lunar Rover Discovered a New Type of Rock on the Moon
Watch Creepy Robot 'Reindeer' Guide Santa’s Sleigh
Plesiosaurs May Have Swam Like Giant Penguins
Transcribe Old Whaling Logs to Help Scientists Better Understand Climate Change
This App Transforms Your Smart Device Into a Coloring Book
Watch This SUV Drive on Wheels Carved From Ice
Explore Saturn’s Moons With These Interactive Maps
Nicolas Cage Returns Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia
Sea Snakes Thought to Be Extinct Spotted Off Australian Coast
This Dime Minted Onto a Nail Is Expected to Fetch $10,000 at Auction
This Robotic Vacuum Doubles as a Security System
Watch This Industrial Shredder Devour a Refrigerator
San Francisco Might Get a Bridge With Glowing-Eyed Cat Sculptures
Watch This Robot Cut a Perfect Paper Snowflake
Roads With Built-In Salt Could De-Ice Themselves
This Musical Instrument App Responds to Different Levels of Touch
This Artist Created a New Paint Inspired by Iridescent Butterfly Wings
Here Are the Winners of 2015’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
This Smartphone Cover Unfolds Into a Selfie Stick
This Drone Was Programmed to Draw Long Exposure Pictures in the Sky
The World’s Tallest Railway Arch Bridge Will Be Taller Than the Eiffel Tower
How They Filmed the Iconic Climax of 'Home Alone'
Jack Up Your Stationary Bike Ride With Virtual Reality
Watch as London’s Tube Is Recreated With Over 1500 Chocolates
This Fossil Found in Texas Suggests Pterosaurs Could Fly Really Far
200-Year-Old Giant Salamander Discovered in Chinese Cave
How NASA Would Build a Death Star
You Can Now Buy Bacon-Scented Underwear
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Men in Your Life
Astronauts Can Finally Enjoy a Proper Spot of Tea in Space
Scientists Are Engineering Better Temperature Control for Your Office
New Study Places the Origin of Dogs in Southeast Asia
The Best Book Covers of 2015, According to 'The New York Times'
NASA Spotted a Storm System Over a Star for the First Time
The Time We Thought Launching Planes Merry-Go-Round-Style Would Be Smart
The Plan to Transform NYC's Broadway Into 40 Blocks of Green Space
These New Harry Potter Covers Contain Hidden Images
Dinosaurs Evolved Faster Than We Thought
“Draw” 3D Creations With This Hardening Gel Pen


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