Michele Debczak

Michele Debczak is a staff writer for mentalfloss.com. In the past she’s written about cheese and movies, two of her favorite things in life. In her free time she enjoys dogspotting, eating breakfast foods, and reading about alien conspiracy theories on Wikipedia.
11 Spectacular Facts About the Moon
Why the Filet-O-Fish Sandwich Has Been on the McDonald's Menu for Nearly 60 Years
New Harry Potter Scrabble Accepts Wizarding Words Like Hogwarts and Dobby
This 1980s Copy of Super Mario Bros. Is One of the Most Expensive Video Games in History
A Snow Moon—the Year’s Brightest Supermoon—Will Be Visible Next Week
Foster Families Can Shop for Free Clothing at This Western New York Charity
10 Things You Should Know About Asthma
Survey: People Show More Affection to Their Dogs Than Their Humans
McDonald's Shamrock Shake Is Back—Here's How to Find One
This Travel Mug Lets You Alternate Between Sipping Cold Water and Hot Coffee
The Peppa Effect: U.S. Kids Who Watch Peppa Pig Are Developing Slight British Accents
BioLite Has Designed a Headlamp That Won't Irritate or Slip Off Your Head
African Black Leopard Captured on Camera for the First Time in a Century
Bioengineering Student Is Building Custom Prosthetic Arms From LEGO Bricks
Polar Bear Invasion in Arctic Russian Village Prompts State of Emergency
The West Coast Is Preparing for Another Super Bloom
5-Year-Old Logan Brinson Couldn't Find a Library Near Him—So He Opened One Himself
SeaWorld's Aquatica Orlando Becomes the World’s First Certified Autism-Friendly Water Park
The 100 Best Love Stories From Around the World
Book Your Flight: Canada’s International Hair Freezing Competition Is Here
7 Facts About Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
9 Products That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Lunch Every Day
Apple Is Rewarding the Teen Who Discovered the Group FaceTime Bug With Money for College
The Most Searched Romantic Comedy in Each State
Want to Get Back at Your Ex? Name a Cockroach After Them And Watch a Meerkat Eat It on Valentine's Day
Machu Picchu Is Wheelchair-Accessible for the First Time Ever
Want to Upgrade Your Pancake Recipe? Just Add Starburst
New Exhibition Highlights Mansa Musa, the Richest Man Who Ever Lived
'Netflix Extended' Plug-In Selects the 'Skip Intro' and 'Are You Still Watching?' Buttons For You
Shanghai Is Now Home to the World’s Longest 3D-Printed Bridge
The Iconic National Parks Typeface Has Been Digitized—and It's Free to Download
Never Struggle to Hang a Picture Frame Again With This Fork Hack
Funko’s New Harry Potter POP! Pez Dispensers Are Coming
If Your Passport Says Valentine, WOW Air Wants to Give You a Free Flight
Fan Theory Argues That the Sharks From Jaws and Finding Nemo Are Related
8 Inspiring Facts About Rosa Parks
A Clue on the Ceiling of Grand Central Terminal Shows How Dirty It Was 30 Years Ago
Navy to Honor History-Making Jet Pilot, Rosemary Bryant Mariner, With First All-Female Flyover
The Oxford English Dictionary Wants You to Share Your Profession's Slang Terms
Elephant Seals Use Government Shutdown as an Opportunity to Invade California Beach
Locana, Italy Is Paying Families $10,000 to Move There
Lake Michigan Has Frozen Over, and It's an Incredible Sight
Good News, Homebodies: JOMO Is the New FOMO
Steven Pruitt, Wikipedia's Unofficial King, Has Shaped a Third of the Site's Articles
Why You Need to Keep Your Car's Gas Tank Full in Cold Weather
Never Deal With Expired Spices Again by Using These Mini Packs Instead
Apple FaceTime Bug Lets Callers Eavesdrop on You Before You Accept Their Call
Chicago Will Be Colder Than Parts of Antarctica This Week
Dog-opoly Lets You Buy Dogs Instead of Real Estate
A Rogue Otter Mascot Named Chiitan Is Terrorizing Tourists and Wreaking Havoc in Japan
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