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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.
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The Bluetooth Name Has Its Roots in Viking History
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Artist Transforms Sentences From Classic Literature Into Constellations
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The Youngest Certified Yoga Teacher in the U.S. is Just 11 Years Old
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In Australia, Horses Kill More People Than Venomous Creatures Do
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5 Elements of a Great Joke
Wander the Virtual Halls of One of the World's Largest Prison Museums
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Emperor Augustus’s Mausoleum in Rome Set for Restoration
9 Handy Facts About the History of Handwriting
11 Surprising Celebrity Cookbook Authors
How Much Sugar Is in Your Pizza? Way More Than You'd Think
The Age Most People Stop Buying IKEA Furniture
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This Robot Helper Is Designed to Keep Older People Company
This Artist Creates Amazingly Intricate Embroideries of Insects
Zoos Are Tracking Elephant Fitness, and It's Improving the Animals' Health
Why Don’t Royals Use a Last Name?
CVS Now Sells an EpiPen Alternative for as Little as $10
A Luxury Travel Company Will Help You Star in Your Own Nature Documentary
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