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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 World’s First 3D-Printed Opera Set Is Coming to Rome
Why Can't Dogs Eat Chocolate?
‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ Could Have Been a Meat Loaf Song
A Coral Reef in Mexico Just Got Its Own Insurance Policy
How Far Out of Town Can You Get in an Hour? This Map Will Tell You
The Simple Gmail Hack That Can Prevent Your Inbox From Becoming a Mess
You Can Buy the Oldest Surviving Photo of a U.S. President
Google Can Warn You When Your Allergies Are About to Go Haywire
How Louisville Used GPS to Improve Residents' Asthma
Bissell’s Portable Dog Washer Might Be the Easiest Way to Clean Your Pet
Never Buy Drawing Paper Again With This Endlessly Reusable Art Notebook
One of Frank Lloyd Wright's Final Residential Designs Goes on Sale in Ohio
Fun
11 of History's Toughest Riddles
What $100 Is Really Worth in Your State
Control the World With a Wave of Your Hand Using This $30 Motion Sensor
Can You Find 16 Circles in This Image?
Learn All About Fonts by Playing With These Poker Cards
How You Instagram Can Reveal Whether or Not You’re Depressed, Study Says
Researchers Find 100-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake in 'Excellent Condition'
It’s Still Summer, But Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Already Here
5 Smart Gardening Devices to Turn Your Thumb Green
Insomniacs Are Swearing By This "Sleepy" Body Lotion
Driverless Cars Could Be Hacked With Stickers on Traffic Signs, Study Suggests
Use This Online Estimator to Find Out How Much You Could Earn from Airbnb
Take a Look at These Tiny, Futuristic Homes From the 1960s
You Can Take a Scenic Train Tour of the West Coast for Just $97
7 Weird, Beautiful Tents We'd Love to Take Camping
Having Kids Leads to More Fights With Your In-Laws, Study Finds
A Century's Worth of Important Art History Is Going Online
Thinking of Disinfecting Your Sponge? It’ll Do More Harm Than Good
This Artist Makes Portraits of Insects From the Plants They Eat
Rare Wonder Woman Comics Up for Auction on eBay
New PEN Archive Offers 1500 Hours of Audio/Video of Your Favorite Authors Online
Meet Mexico City’s New Official Emojis
Towering 12th-Century Statue Discovered in Angkor Thom
Move Over, Goat Yoga: Alpaca Dance Classes Have Arrived
This California Bus Stop Doubles as an Experimental Perfume Lab
6th-Century Writing Discovered Inside Medieval Bookbinding
This Card Has a Gauge to Show You Exactly How Much You Have Left to Spend
You Could Be One of the First People to See the Upcoming Solar Eclipse With New Airbnb Contest
Scientists Figure Out How to Recycle Aluminum Foil Into an Ingredient for Biofuel
Don’t Rely on an App to Identify Which Mushrooms You Can Eat
The Most Overused Business Jargon in Each State
Design
How Pantone Comes Up With New Colors for Its Authoritative Guide
This Vacation Rental Site Will Let You Stay in a Frank Lloyd Wright House
Inside the Auditory Illusion That Makes Hans Zimmer’s Movie Scores So Anxiety-Producing
Dive Into What the Web Looked Like 10 Years Ago With This Site
A New Chicago Cocktail Comes With a Side of Virtual Reality
How to Make Sure Your Eclipse Glasses Are Safe
Can You Figure Out How Many Triangles Are in This Picture?
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