Joined: Aug 11, 2015
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 reading about unsolved mysteries on Wikipedia.
There Are Six Easter Eggs Hidden in This Office Brainteaser—Can You Spot Them All?
The Puzzling Origins of Crab Rangoon
How Your Hotel Room's Clothes Hangers Could Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep
Can You Spot What's Unusual About the Cars in This Optical Illusion?
If you think the cars in this optical illusion are different sizes, take a closer look.
A Brief History of Molecular Gastronomy
Explore the complicated and controversial history of molecular gastronomy.
11 Radiant Facts About Marie Curie
Marie Curie, who was born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, is still the only person to receive Nobel Prizes in two different sciences.
Can You Solve Albert Einstein’s Famous House Riddle?
Using these 15 clues, see if you can figure out the answer to Albert Einstein’s famously tricky house riddle.
14 Fascinating Facts About Rabbits
Rabbits are much more than the cute, carrot-munching creatures pop culture makes them out to be.
The Most Popular Gen Z Slang Term in Each State, Mapped
From boomer to basic, this map shows the most popular Gen Z slang terms by state.
“The Paper Airplane Guy” Teaches You How to Fold a Record-Breaking Flying Machine
John Collins's paper airplanes can spin, flap like birds, and make 360-degree turns.
Making These Fancy French Cheese Puffs At Home Is Surprisingly Simple
Gruyère gougères are basically grown-up cheese puffs, and the classy hors d’oeuvres are surprisingly easy to make.
Making Your Own Shamrock Shake at Home Is Easy—and Requires Just Four Ingredients
With this recipe, you can keep making Shamrock Shakes at home after they leave McDonald's.
Toblerone Must Remove the Matterhorn From Its Logo Due to 'Swissness' Law
Toblerone is no longer Swiss enough for the Swiss mountain peak in its logo.
This Popular New Girl Scout Cookie Is Reselling for $100 on eBay
eBay is one of the only places you can find Raspberry Rally, a popular new Girl Scout cookie that sold out in the 2023 season.
The Best Time to Go Thrift Shopping, According to Goodwill
There is a perfect time to go to your local thrift store if you want to find the best deals.