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.
Technology
New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours
Fun
The Youngest Certified Yoga Teacher in the U.S. is Just 11 Years Old
Technology
Tesla's Autopilot Has Reduced Car Crashes, Government Agency Finds
Animals
In Australia, Horses Kill More People Than Venomous Creatures Do
Live Smarter
Want to Eat Less Junk Food? Serve Yourself
Food
Cadbury-Style Oreo Eggs Will Soon Arrive in the U.S.
List
5 Elements of a Great Joke
Museums
Wander the Virtual Halls of One of the World's Largest Prison Museums
Video Games
See What 'Super Mario Bros.' Looks Like as a Moving LEGO Set
History
Ben Franklin’s First Print Job on Display at the University of Pennsylvania
Live Smarter
Should You Splurge on an Impulse Buy? This Chart Can Help You Decide
Food
You’re Probably Using the Drawer Under Your Oven Wrong
Travel
Upgrade Your Vacation Goals With These Vintage-Style Posters for Time Travelers
History
Emperor Augustus’s Mausoleum in Rome Set for Restoration
History
9 Handy Facts About the History of Handwriting
Books
11 Surprising Celebrity Cookbook Authors
Live Smarter
How Much Sugar Is in Your Pizza? Way More Than You'd Think
Live Smarter
The Age Most People Stop Buying IKEA Furniture
Animals
Which Animals Fart? This Google Doc Will Tell You
Technology
This Robot Helper Is Designed to Keep Older People Company
Art
This Artist Creates Amazingly Intricate Embroideries of Insects
Animals
Zoos Are Tracking Elephant Fitness, and It's Improving the Animals' Health
Big Question
Why Don’t Royals Use a Last Name?
Medicine
CVS Now Sells an EpiPen Alternative for as Little as $10
Animals
A Luxury Travel Company Will Help You Star in Your Own Nature Documentary
Medicine
Researchers Can Now Make Mosquitos Dengue Resistant
Food
A 'Harry Potter'-Themed Pasta Restaurant Has Opened in New York City
Food
New York Is Becoming a Pickle Haven
Travel
11 International Borders That Defy Convention
Travel
Trains in the Netherlands Now Run Entirely on Wind Energy
Videos
How to Fix a Candle That Won’t Light
Technology
The Army Wants to Build Biodegradable Bullets
Live Smarter
Jokes Can Make You Look More Competent at Work
Weather
Famous Giant Sequoia Topples in California Storm
Technology
A 3300-Pound Flying Car Could Evacuate People Remotely
Food
Canada Has Been Hiding Cadbury Oreo Eggs From Us
Weather
Sit Back and Enjoy 5 Breathtaking Minutes of Storm Cloud Footage
This Just In
Pocket-Ready Duct Tape for On-the-Go Fixes
Pretty Pictures
What the Whole Earth Looks Like With Sunset Shadows
Travel
A 'Toilet Revolution' Is Coming to Public Bathrooms in China
Technology
Border Control Agencies May One Day Use AI to Detect Travelers’ Lies
Videos
Want to Kill Your iPhone in Style? Consider Molten Aluminum
Design
The Ironing Board Is Getting a Redesign
Weather
Look Up! Millions of People Can See the Northern Lights Tonight
Videos
Why There Are So Many Towns Across North America
Live Smarter
What to Do With Your Unwanted or Unusable Gift Cards
Sports
Watch Now as a 105-Year-Old Cyclist Tries to Beat His World Record
Live Smarter
You Can Be a "Nonresponder" to Some Types of Exercise
Live Smarter
Finland Experiments With Basic Income for the Unemployed
Technology
Ridesharing Apps Could Easily Replace Taxis in New York City
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