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.
How Milton Bradley Introduced 19th Century Kids to Moving Pictures
Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for the Discovery of Neutrino Oscillations
World's First Driverless Bus Completes 20-Mile Trial Run
Don’t Call This Wearable Device a Smartwatch
Where Each Part of the World Gets (and Sends) Its Food
Flash Photography Brings Drab Clothing to Life at Paris Fashion Show
Illustrations Reveal Nazi Boobytraps Disguised as Everyday Objects
This Space-Themed Hotel Suite Was Designed By an Aspiring Astronaut
Why the Curiosity Rover is Forbidden From Collecting Water on Mars
The Ultimate Map of Scotland’s Whisky Distilleries
Artists’ Studios Recreated as Miniature Sculptures
Chemical Reaction Creates Gorgeous, Blooming 'Microflowers'
This Box Can Simulate the Weather Forecast
Pristine Civil War Cannons Removed From South Carolina's Pee Dee River
Play With Adoptable Kittens From Your Computer
An Epic Map of America's Punny Businesses
New Keurig Machine Makes Soda Out of Pods
Beards Keep You Healthy and Handsome, According to Science
Google is Bringing Free Virtual Reality Field Trips to Schools
The Creative Flowchart Used by Walt Disney
The Answers to 10 Tricky Job Interview Questions
Scientists Discovered the First 'Glowing' Sea Turtle
This News Station Swapped Their Film Equipment for iPhones and Selfie Sticks
This Glider Is Set to Soar Higher Than Any Plane
Disney Parks Will Celebrate the ‘Season of the Force’
Someone Built a LEGO Guitar You Can Actually Play
The Spooky Science Behind Ouija Boards
Scientists Are Exploiting Sharks' "Sixth Sense" to Keep Them From Getting Caught
The Mobile Private Island for Aspiring Supervillans
Multitasking Can Help Make Your Workout More Effective
What Makes These Dominican Children Grow Penises at Puberty?
UK McDonald’s Are Including Roald Dahl Books in Happy Meals
'Speed Chess' Arcade Game is Anything But Boring
Fitting the World’s Largest Dinosaur in the Museum of Natural History
Detroit Teen Builds Wheelchair-Adaptable Stroller for New Mom
'Alice in Wonderland’s' Tea Party Scene Redone in the Style of Famous Artists
'Around the World in Eighty Days' Postcards Made With Google Street View
This Medieval Manuscript Has Stumped Codebreakers for More Than a Century
These Glasses Will Make Your Beer Look And Taste Better
This Bike Just Broke the Record for Fastest Human-Powered Vehicle
This Ohio Grocery Store Is Offering Free Fruit to Kids Under 12
These Solar Cells Were Inspired by the Japanese Art of Kirigami
These 3D Printable Habitats Were Designed for Life on Mars
Whovians Beware: Daleks are Invading the London Underground
These House-Themed ‘Harry Potter’ Covers Are Gorgeous
'Mother' Robot Builds Better, Faster Robot Offspring
The First Foldable Smartphone Could Be Coming in January
Facebook Is Developing Virtual Reality That Lets You Play Ping Pong in Space
It Cost $1500 to Make This Sandwich Completely from Scratch
This Dating App Matches Singles Based on Their Love of Bacon


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