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.
Travel
The Quickest, Cheapest Way to Get to the Airport in 12 Cities
Space
Gaze Upon 56 Years of Space Travel in a Single Poster
History
Virtual Reality Project Imagines What Manhattan Sounded Like in 1609
Videos
How a Pelican Survives a 40-Foot Drop Into the Ocean With No Broken Bones
Books
Your Shakespeare-Inspired Script Could Win You $25,000
Science
NASA Is Developing an Inflatable Greenhouse to Use on Mars
Fun
Can You Find the Hidden Objects in These 5 Images?
Language
Learn a Language While You Wait for People to Respond to Your Gchats
Live Smarter
Unroll.me Has Been Selling Your Email Data—Here’s How to Make it Stop
Booze
What's the Beer Capital of the United States?
Animals
Scientists Record an Extremely Intimate Look at How Dolphins Get It On
Fun
'Wet Hot American Summer' Is Becoming a Role-Playing Game
Weird
Watch David Lynch's (Mostly Straightforward) Weather Reports
Fun
You Can Chat With Albert Einstein’s Facebook Bot Alter-Ego
News
Antarctica Is Covered in Rivers, Lakes, and Waterfalls. That Might Not Be Good.
Music
This App Wants to Help You Become a Better Singer
Medicine
New York’s Trans Fat Ban Reduced Heart Attacks and Strokes, Study Finds
Science
Color Your Way Through Air Pollution With a Climate Change Coloring Book
Technology
California Moves to Turn Freeway Traffic Into Electricity
Live Smarter
12 Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions and What They Mean
Food
IKEA May Be Launching Stand-Alone Cafes
Books
This App Turns Text Messages Into Short Stories
News
The UK Driving Test Will Soon Include a GPS Navigation Section
Pretty Pictures
Before and After Photos Show California’s Super Bloom From Space
Afternoon Map
The Most Common Second Languages Spoken Around the World
Design
Street Signs Reimagined for the Digital Age
Fun
Watch This Very Important Video of Goats in Sweaters Learning to Jump
Fun
A Big Stretch of Manhattan Is Going Car-Free for Earth Day
Technology
Researchers Create Motorized Wheelchair Made for the Water Park
Animals
Wake Up to a Chorus of Bird Songs With This Mobile Alarm App
Fun
A 3-Year-Old in St. Louis Had a Poop-Themed Birthday Party
Live Smarter
Viewing Your Job as Your 'Calling' Can Lead to Letdown and Burnout
Movies
How Filmmakers Decide How Their Movie Monsters Will Sound
Language
Watch a Dialect Coach Run Through 12 Different Accents in Less Than 4 Minutes
TV
'The X-Files' Is Becoming an Audiobook
Technology
Researchers Have Created a Stabbing Robot to Solve Crimes
Architecture
China Plans to Build New City to Deal With Overpopulation
Animals
Pennsylvania Wildlife Center Gives Orphaned Animals a New Lease on Life
Design
Amsterdam-Based Designers Create Lamps That Barely Look Like Lights at All
Science
The Poop of Young Fish Can Help Older Ones Live Longer
Science
New Recycling Method Could Make Fast Fashion Less Wasteful
Travel
Anthony Bourdain Now Has a Travel Guide
Booze
Yale Students Think They Can Cure Hangovers for Real
Language
English Doesn’t Have a Word for This Color, but Japanese Does
Architecture
You Could Own North America’s Tallest Single-Family House
History
Explore London's Historic Streets Through Old Photos and Google Maps
Videos
Watch an Artist's Sublime Visualization of Quantum Collisions
Live Smarter
This Chatbot Will Help You Ask for a Raise (And Get It)
Medicine
This Playlist Can Help Teach CPR
Science
Want to Burn a Few Calories? Hop in the Bath
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