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.
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8 Inspiring Facts About Rosa Parks
People Have Been Dining on Caviar Since the Stone Age
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11 Secrets of Hollywood Science Advisors
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11 Gifts for the Puzzle Fanatic
Customer Service Agents Can 'Sneak Peak' Your Live Chat Messages Before You Hit Send
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Are Your Kids Struggling to Tie Their Shoes? Teach Them the Cheerio Method
Sesame Street's New Record Label Is Producing Previously Unreleased Music for Vinyl
Tired of Following Up on Refunds for Late Deliveries? Let an App Do All the Work
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