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.
10 Explorers Who Vanished Without a Trace
The 25 Best Beaches in the World
Picnics Are the Hot "New" Dining Trend, Thanks to Gen Z
The 48 Biggest Summer Blockbusters of the Past Half Century
From ‘Jaws’ to ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ here are the biggest summer blockbusters since 1975.
8 Historic National Park Hotels for Your Bucket List
From a 175-year-old farmhouse to a luxury lodge on the Grand Canyon, these are the most historic places to stay in eight national park properties.
7 LGBTQ Landmarks Besides the Stonewall Inn
Stonewall is the most famous, but it’s just one of many American sites that hold significance for LGBTQ history.
How to Tell If Your Blue Cheese Has Gone Bad
Fuzzy gray or black patches of mold or shiny pink or yellow spots of yeast are indications that your blue cheese is past the point of no return.
11 Memorable Facts About 'Hereditary'
The most memorable scene in 'Hereditary' was almost even more disturbing. Here are more facts about Ari Aster's feature film debut.
Serial Houseplant Killer? This Simple Trick Will Help Ensure You Don't Commit Another Herbicide
If you've ever drowned a houseplant, it's time to switch to the ice cube method.
The Reason Your Dog Follows You Everywhere
If your dog follows everywhere you go, don’t be too worried about it. The behavior indicates they see you in a positive light.
7 Facts About Joyce Chen, the TV Chef Who Introduced Americans to Chinese Cuisine
Through her restaurant, cookbook, and television show, Joyce Chen introduced many Americans to Chinese cuisine.
Can You Spot the Slug and Snail in This Garden Brainteaser?
A snail and slug are hidden in this vibrant scene. Can you spot them?
Garden Soil vs. Potting Soil: What's the Difference?
The differences between garden soil and potting soil shouldn’t be ignored.
This Watermelon Feta Salad Is Your New Go-To Picnic Dish
Got invited to a last-minute potluck? This watermelon feta salad recipe is here to help.
100 Facts About Gen X
If you've ever been called a "latchkey kid," this list of facts about Gen X is for you.