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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.
Technology
New System Can Send Texts Through Household Chemicals
Fun
Write a Poo Haiku for World Toilet Day
Food
Mathematicians Calculate How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee
This Just In
New Google Maps Tool Will Help People in India Locate Public Toilets
Politics
Canada’s Parliament Debates the Use of the Word ‘Fart’
Pretty Pictures
Apple Is Releasing a Coffee Table Book of Its Gadgets
Space
1-Year-Old Gets a Custom-Built Space Shuttle for His Birthday
TV
You Can Buy Cory's House From 'Boy Meets World'
Food
11 Hard-to-Snag Restaurant Reservations Around the World
Music
A Musical Score Designed to Look Like a World Map
Live Smarter
New German Program Makes Reusable Coffee Cups More Convenient
Architecture
Futuristic Design Allows Homes to Rise on Stilts During a Flood
Science
Watch Crystals Form in Front of Your Eyes
Food
Why Your Traditional Thanksgiving Should Include Oysters
Technology
Amazon to Refund Parents Whose Children Made In-App Purchases Without Permission
Design
Innovative Fork Design Unexpectedly Helps Users With Limited Mobility
Animals
Watch Animals Defend Themselves by Puking
Videos
Explore the Galápagos Islands in 360° HD Video
News
Judge Rules to Allow Youth Lawsuit Over Climate Change to Go to Trial
Technology
Fingerprint Stickers Make It Easy to Unlock Your Phone With Gloves On
Architecture
Santa Monica Moves to Make All New Homes Net-Zero Energy
Architecture
You Can Buy the 1939 World’s Fair 'House of the Future'
History
Watch Humans Take Over the World in 200,000 Years
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Exceptionally Well-Preserved Shipwreck Discovered in Lake Superior
Technology
One of the First Self-Driving Cars Was a 1986 Carnegie Mellon Van
Books
18th Century Books Stolen in the Late '50s Found in a Locked Wardrobe
Art
Disputed Caravaggio Painting To Go on Display in Milan
Live Smarter
9 People You Should Tip, and How Much You Should Give Them
Videos
‘Slime-lapse’ Shows the Intelligent Growth of Slime Molds
Science
Plant Can Transmit Light to Its Roots, Study Reports
Technology
Adobe Creates Software That’s Like Photoshop for Audio Recordings
Science
Just How Logical Are You? Try This Test
Technology
Mercedes-Benz's Tech Promises to Protect Your Ears in a Car Crash
Politics
How to Tell Whether a Political Poll Is Reliable
Design
A New Type of Wheelchair Is Designed for Dancers
Design
These Jeans Are So Heavy They Can Stand Up on Their Own
This Just In
Happier Schools Produce Better Grades, Research Finds
Weird
Ill-Timed Fart During Laser Surgery Lights Woman on Fire
Architecture
This Florida Island Plaza Will Float Like a Rising Submarine
Live Smarter
How to Keep Your Cords Wrapped So They Never Tangle
News
Dubai Businessman Pays $9 Million for a License Plate
Afternoon Map
A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award
Music
Listen to Witch-Themed Classical Music and Poems for Halloween
Architecture
How 7 Booming Cities Have Changed Over the Past Decade, in Pictures
Infographic
Infographic: How Many Billionaires Would It Take to Buy Manhattan?
Geography
What the U.S.-Mexico Border Looks Like, in Timelapse
Movies
Watch the World’s First Horror Movie From 1896
Books
7 Spooky Short Stories to Read for Halloween
Science
Machine Can Smoke 10 Cigarettes at a Time—for Science
Science
Blame the Brain for the Hearing Loss That Comes With Aging
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