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Shaunacy Ferro

Shaunacy Ferro is a senior staff writer for MentalFloss.com. Her work has previously appeared in Fast Company, Popular Science, and Architect magazine, among others. She lives in Brooklyn and spends most of her free time taking photos of her cat.
The ‘Scully Effect’ Is Real: Female X-Files Fans More Likely to Go Into STEM
iPhone’s ‘Do Not Disturb’ Feature Is Actually Reducing Distracted Driving (a Little)
Did Queen Victoria Really Save Prince Albert From Drowning in an Icy Lake?
The Best European Destinations to Fly to on a Budget This Summer
Graphic Design Series Shows Which Fonts Your Favorite Logos Use
In-Flight Bidets Could Be the Next Big Thing in Plane Design
Take an Ultra-Detailed Tour of the Moon With This NASA Video
Why You Should Always Have an Offline Version of Your Boarding Pass
8 Unexpected Activities People Have Done in MRI Scanners for Science
U2’s 360-Degree Tour Stage Will Become a Utah Aquarium Attraction
A 'Sayonara Tax' Will Charge Anyone Who Wants to Leave Japan—Tourists and Citizens Alike
11 Things Contact Lens Wearers Should Never Do
Some of Your Favorite Movies, Books, and Music Are About to Enter the Public Domain
An 88,000-Year-Old Middle Finger Might Change What We Know About Human Migration
A New NASA Map Shows Spring Is Coming Earlier Each Year
Overcome Your Fear of Embarrassment by Imagining People Reacting to Your Fart
Long-Closed Part of Westminster Abbey to Open to the Public for the First Time in 700 Years
Scientists May Have Finally Figured Out Why We Have Eyebrows
Every Conversation That Happened During the First Moon Landing, Visualized
A Look at One of Norway's Most Beautiful Public Bathrooms
Students Build a Machine to Study the Weak Ankles of Michelangelo’s 'David'
USPS's 'Informed Delivery' Service Will Email You Pictures of the Mail You're Getting Today
The Self-Deploying Flood Barrier That Could Keep Cities Dry Without Sandbags
There's an Easy Way to Rid Your Mailbox of Catalogs and Other Junk
How Far in Advance Should You Book a Flight for the Best Price? The Answer Might Surprise You
An Astronomer Solves a 70-Year-Old Ansel Adams Mystery
This Online Service Wants to Make Sure You Never Overpay for a Hotel Room
7 Fast Facts About Animal Farting
11 Facts About the Pony Express
Want to Remember Your Vacation? Take Fewer Photos
Watch a Caterpillar Hatch From an Egg the Size of a Pinhead
New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Find You an EpiPen in an Emergency
Blind People Envision the Future Differently Than Sighted People
Love Living Deliberately? Bid on This Replica of Thoreau's Walden Pond Cabin
A Newly Discovered Galaxy Has a Shocking Feature—No Dark Matter
The Greatest Fears Americans Have About Traveling, Mapped
How to Find Out If Facebook Has Your Call Logs
This Paper Is Designed to Feed Bees
Thanks to Desert Dust, Eastern Europe Is Covered in Orange Snow
The Right Way to Eat a Scone, According to Queen Elizabeth II
You Can Sip Coffee and Play Games While This Helmet Scans Your Brain
Scientists Capture the First Footage of an Anglerfish’s Parasitic Mating Ritual
Cockroach DNA Shows Why They're Basically Indestructible
The Loneliest Road in America Is This Arctic Supply Route in Alaska
The World's Best Scrunchies Are From Zurich. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says So.
Gut Bacteria Could Be Keeping You Up at Night
These Are the World's 10 Most Expensive Cities
High-Speed Railway Project Uncovers a Prehistoric Coastline Near London
Hear the First Recording of Volcanic Thunder
Would You Be Able to Pass a World War I Military Literary Test?
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