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 Often Should I Clean My Coffee Maker?
<em>Frasier</em> Fan Theory Changes the Cheers Spinoff
The Most Intense Spicy Food Challenges
Monster Mash Cereal Coming Halloween 2021
How 'Frozen' May Have Solved Russia's Dyatlov Pass Mystery
Explore the Mushroom House in Rochester, New York
Cicada Screams Are Louder Than Traffic
Why Are There No Green Stars?
Ring of Fire Annular Eclipse Coming in June 2021
Alley From Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton Movies Could Be Renamed
America Has a Chlorine Shortage: Here's What to Know
Giant Wood Moth Makes Rare Appearance
COVID Anxiety Syndrome: 5 Tips for Readjusting to Normal Life
A Brief History of Chocolate
Essential Camping Gear
A Map of the Best Movies From Every Country, According to IMDb
Most Popular Baby Names in 2021
25 Cities Where Rents Have Spiked the Most During COVID-19 Pandemic
Become Mayor of Hell, Michigan, for $100
Rjukan, Norway, Relies on Mirrors for Winter Sunlight
Too Much Laundry Detergent Leaves Clothes Dirty
Fried Potatoes: A Fascinating History of the Food
Why Do We Call Hit Movies 'Blockbusters'?
How Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral Is Being Restored to Its Former Glory
Watch: 'The Shining' Cast in Rare Behind-the-Scenes Video
Why Don't Houses in Texas Have Basements?
New Baby Yoda Sneakers Are Adorable
Total Lunar Eclipse 2021: How to See It
World's Longest Book Is 1.3 Million Words
Can You Recycle Pizza Boxes?
The 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made
Biodegradable Face Mask Is Good for the Planet
Cold Brew Coffee Company Will Pay You to Take Breaks
Water Plants With Cooking Liquid to Help Them Grow
The Best Nature Documentaries to Stream Right Now: April 2021
Hulu's 'Sasquatch' Documentary Explores a Dark Urban Legend
Watch This 1980s Movie Bullies Supercut
World's Biggest Rubik's Cube Is More Than 8 Feet Tall
Simple Tip Makes It Easy to Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs
Croissant in a Tree Mistaken for Terrifying Beast
How to Untangle Necklace Chains
Rain Percentage: Why It's So Confusing
How to Regrow Vegetables From Scraps
The Most Popular Netflix Shows By Country in 2021
How (and How Often) to Clean Your Mattress
Creepy Human Eye Webcam Is Always Watching You
Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee: What's the Difference?
Margarine vs. Butter: What’s the Difference? Which is Healthier?
These Popular Boys' and Girls' Baby Names Might Disappear
11 Images and Sounds on the Voyager Golden Record
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