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.
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New Study Reveals 'Hyper-Alarming' Decline of Rainforest Insect Populations
Britain Is Forming a Modern Version of the 'Monuments Men'—and It's Recruiting
This Stylish Cardboard Box Is Designed to Be Your Cat’s New Favorite Hideout
The 19th Century 'Gang of Ghosts' That Terrorized Chicago's North Side
This Smart Planner Lets You Switch Seamlessly Between Handwritten and Digital Notes
Kalsarikänni, or Getting Drunk in Your Underwear, Is Finland's Version of Hygge
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What's the Difference Between Venom and Poison?
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Goats Removed from Washington Park After Developing Insatiable Thirst for Human Urine
What Are Tonsil Stones?
Why Pooping Can Be a Life-Threatening Experience for a Sloth
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A New London Art Installation Is Designed to Make You Cry
The State Fair of Texas Is Offering "Sensory-Friendly" Morning Hours for Individuals With Autism
MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not
This Tiny Device Makes It So You Never Have to Remember Another Password
6 Scientific Explanations for Ghosts
Finally: The FCC Is Fighting Back Against Robocalls
Life Insurer John Hancock Will Give You Discounts for Your Apple Watch Data
America's Divorce Rate is Declining—and We Have Millennials to Thank for It
Which Streaming Service Gives You the Most for Your Money? Spoiler: It's Not Netflix
A Handy Disney Fan Recreated Fantasyland in His Basement
A Simple Trick for Making Even the Most Uncomfortable Chair 'Sittable'
The World's 10 Most-Visited Cities (And What It Costs to Spend a Day There)
Alert: IKEA's New Veggie Dog Has Arrived
A Simple Trick for Becoming a Better Listener
New Federal Law Allows You to Freeze Your Credit Free of Charge
Newly Uncovered Galileo Letter Details How He Tried to Avoid the Inquisition
The Most Fun Cities in America, Ranked
The '90s PBS Shows We're Still Talking About Online, Mapped
See Which Ingredients Cooks From Around the World Love Most
Oregon Launches the Country's First State-Wide Refillable Beer Bottle Program
Smart HVAC Systems Promise the Perfect Temperature—and Energy Bill Savings
Newly Discovered Documents Reveal Details of William Shakespeare's Early Years, Based on His Father's Financial Fall
Endeavour, Captain Cook's Lost Ship, Might Have Been Found—Solving a Centuries-Old Mystery
Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve for Life?
How Often Should You Poop?
Spoiler: You’re Probably Storing Your Wine Wrong
Are You in the Middle Class? This Calculator Can Tell You
Baskin-Robbins Russia Debuts Self-Driving Ice Cream Truck
This Build-Your-Own Touchscreen Computer Will Help Your Kid Learn to Code
Volkswagen Is Killing Off the Beetle. Again.
Very Polite Canadian Belugas Have Made Friends With a Lone Narwhal
This Mindfulness App Wants to Break You of Your Smartphone Addiction
The Most (and Least) Valuable College Majors, Ranked
Want to Live in Antarctica? Better Schedule an Appendectomy
7 Facts About Nutria, the Invasive Rodents Taking Over Louisiana
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