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.
How Bats Protect Rare Books at This Portuguese Library
Expedia Just Made Its Vacation Bundle Deal a Lot More Convenient
IKEA's New Collection for Tiny Apartments Is Inspired by Life on Mars
Inside the New Oprah Winfrey Exhibition at the National Museum of African American History
Days Inn's New LED Umbrella Makes Gloomy Days Sunnier
A Rare Copy of Audubon's Birds of America Could Break Records at Auction
Why Macedonia Is Getting a New Name
You Can Now Buy a Rare Reprint of the Gutenberg Bible
11 LGBT Pioneers You Should Know
Canine Flu is On the Rise: Here's What You Should Know
$2.5 Million in World War II-Era Cash Discovered Beneath Winston Churchill's Former Tailor's Shop
13 Facts About Opossums
15 Easy Ways You Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser Keeps Erupting, and Scientists Aren't Sure Why
How a Cold War Mission Led to the Discovery of the Titanic
Crayola Is Releasing a Line of Playful Beauty Products in 95 Shades
Disposable Coffee Cups Are Now Banned in Scotland's Government Buildings
Why Do Dogs Crouch Forward When They’re Playing?
Happy Phi Day: The Last Day to Match the Golden Ratio for a Century
Unwind With 10 Hours of Soothing Ocean Footage From BBC Earth
Scientists Have Discovered Massive Canyons Beneath Antarctica's Ice Sheets
Can't Afford a Le Creuset? Amazon Is Selling Its Own Version of the Dutch Oven for $40
New App Looks at Bike Share Programs and Public Transit When Planning Your Route
This Math Problem for 8-Year-Olds Left Parents Stumped
North Korea Might Soon Welcome Its First-Ever McDonald's
The Secret to a More Pleasant Flight? Urinals
AI May Be Better at Identifying Skin Cancer Than Human Doctors
Uber Adds 911 Button to Help Riders Feel Safer
A Beer From the Middle Ages Is Making a Serious Comeback
How to Exchange Your Old Electronics for Walmart Gift Cards
A World War II Bomber Lost with 11 Servicemembers Has Been Found After 74 Years
Bea Arthur: Golden Girl, U.S. Marine
How Many of the World's 20 Most Popular Museums Have You Visited?
You Can Now Rent the Montgomery, Alabama Home of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald Through Airbnb
What America's Average Take-Home-Pay Looks Like Compared to Other Countries
Sploot 101: 12 Animal Slang Words Every Pet Parent Should Know
New AI-Driven Music System Analyzes Tracks for Perfect Playlists
How Are Speed Limits Set?
DNA Analysis of Loch Ness Could Reveal the Lake's Hidden Creatures
How Long to Steep Your Tea, According to Science
Sleeping In on Weekends May Help You Catch Up on Sleep After All
This Simple Rule Will Tell You How Much You Can Afford to Spend on a Car
You Can Finally Mute Users on Instagram
USPS Is Issuing Its First Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps This Summer
Is There a Limit to How Many Balls You Can Juggle?
How to Remove Dents From Your Car Without Doing Further Damage
LaGuardia Airport Is Serving Up Personalized Short Stories to Passengers
The 25 Toughest Colleges to Get Into in 2018
The Cat Art Show Is Coming Back to Los Angeles in June
The Unsolved Mysteries Soundtrack Is Coming to Vinyl
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