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.
From Rio De Janeiro to Chicago, foreigners struggle with these hard-to-pronounce city names.
Queen Elizabeth II's perennial strings of pearls are part of a long-standing royal tradition.
Celebrate 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II with this brainteaser featuring some of her favorite things.
While enjoying a free doughnut on National Doughnut Day, remember the women who introduced the treat to soldiers during World War I.
There's a turtle swimming through the marine life and plastic waste in this hidden-image puzzle. How fast can you spot it?
The black hole in this optical illusion isn't really expanding, but your brain might assume otherwise.
Pay attention to the phrasing.
The Rhode Island house that inspired 'The Conjuring' (2013) officially has a new owner.
Special equipment, lifestyle changes, and even readjusting your body can make nights more peaceful for your entire household.
Project Blue Book's questionnaire had sections for describing UFOs and even sketching pictures.
Props and costumes from the Star Wars movies are expected to fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars when they hit the auction block in June.
Whatismymovie.com works with however much or little information you have about the movie on the tip of your tongue.