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.
The Postal Service Wants to Send You Mail Via Email
It Takes One Penguin to Break Up a Huddle
Hot Sauce Is Good for Your Health
Become a Chocolate-Pairing Expert With This Helpful Infographic
This Dating App Pairs You With a Beard to Stroke
Drink From the Death Star (and More) With These Stars Wars Glasses
The BBC Is Experimenting With Programs That Adapt to Viewers’ Tastes
What Happens When Water Comes in Contact With Your Touchscreen
This Rocket Engine Design Would Turn Space Junk Into Propellant
These Tea Bags Transform into Goldfish in Your Mug
Exercise Your Geometry Skills on an Elliptical Pool Table
This Digital Sneaker Concept Lets You Upload Designs From Your Phone
Noodles Made From Trees Are Japan's Latest Diet Food
Find Your Inner Mobster With This Mafia Nickname Generator
Google Offers 360-Degree Views From Inside the World’s Greatest Concert Halls
Dine Like a Jedi With This Lightsaber Flatware Set
This Japanese Kindergarten Was Constructed Around a Revered Tree
The Internet Is Coming Together to Mail Holiday Cards to "Britain's Loneliest Schoolboy"
Art Made With This Algae Pen Becomes Visible After Sun Exposure
Where Stolen Art Used to Be, Museum Now Displays Drawings of the Suspects
This Laptop for Kids Includes Interchangeable, Upgradable Hardware
A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan
See How Yearbook Photos Have Evolved Over the Past Century
Mars Could One Day Have a Ring Like Saturn
This Sprinkler Saves Water By Analyzing the Weather Forecast
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Dog Lover in Your Life
10 Chemistry Cooking Hacks From an Award-Winning Teacher (and Foodie)
Why Is U.S. Currency Green?
Watch This Teenager Set the New Rubik's Cube Speed Record
A Hoodie Designed for Ultimate Relaxation (or a Panic Attack)
What Astronauts Are Grateful for This Thanksgiving
This 2000-Pound Sculpture Can Be Moved With a Fingertip
Watch 100 Years of American Dinners in Three Minutes
10 Photography Firsts
Japan is Home to KFC's Latest All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
These Are the Most Popular Emojis People Use When Tweeting About TV
This Nursing Home’s Retro Rooms Help Dementia Patients Remember the Past
Experience Two Months on an Icebreaker Boat in Five Minutes
Cloud of Birds Startled by Earthquake Shows up on National Weather Service Radar
Artist Creates Giant Mural By Walking in the Snow
According to Doctors, Being Overweight Offers Health Benefits
How San Francisco Is Using Lasers as an Urban Planning Tool
Astronomers Are Watching a Planet Form for the First Time
Turn Your Phone Into a Night Light With This Tiny Clip-On Lampshade
The Science Behind Why Airplane Wings Wobble in Turbulence
Why This Scientist Thinks Humans Won’t Go Farther Than Mars
LED Implants Could Help Relieve Pain
Chef Ryan Conklin Is Elevating the Art of Hospital Food
Silence Snoring With This High-Tech Nose Patch
Half of the World’s Natural History Specimens Might Be Labeled Wrong


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