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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.
Science
Blame the Brain for the Hearing Loss That Comes With Aging
Architecture
Attention Modernist Architecture Lovers: Visit Columbus, Indiana
Music
How 'Thriller' Was Made: Watch Michael Jackson's Rehearsal Videos
Booze
7 Boo-zy Beers to Drink This Halloween
Fun
The World's Largest Flip Books Are in a New Hampshire Forest
Live Smarter
The Best and Worst States for People With Mental Health Issues, Ranked
Technology
Singapore to Launch a Giant Island of Floating Solar Panels
Travel
You Can Now Tour the Pope’s Summer Home
Live Smarter
5 Swoon-Worthy Office Supplies to Up Your Writing Game
Booze
Patagonia Debuts a Beer Designed to Fight Climate Change
Live Smarter
Americans Are Projected to Spend $8.4 Billion on Halloween This Year
Technology
A Smelly Bike Locks Drives Thieves Away By Making Them Vomit
Fun
Buy a McMansion Designed by Vanilla Ice
Art
Browse Thousands of Doodles by a 19th Century Prussian King
Food
The Best Wines to Pair With Your Halloween Candy
Fun
Fight Out City Rivalries on the Chess Board With These Architectural Sets
Animals
Witness a Day in the Life of a Penguin Caretaker
Fun
'All the President's Cocktails' Coloring Book Showcases Oval Office Drinking Habits
Live Smarter
5 Scientific Ways Your Senses Rule Your Love Life
Technology
Amazon Debuts a Kindle for Manga in Japan
Travel
A Luxury Treehouse Is a Glamper’s Dream
Fun
Not Sure What Candle Scent You’ll Like? Keap Will Send You Testers of All of Them
Art
Lifelike Animal Sculptures Made Entirely of Rolled-Up Newspaper
Technology
PBS’s New Tablet Puts Your Kids’ Screen Time to Good Use
Art
This Digital Display Frame Is the Only Art You’ll Ever Need
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
19th-Century Reproductions of Pompeii Art Featured in New Book
Art
A Crochet Carousel Turns an Art Exhibition Into a Playground
Technology
Texas A&M Now Has Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Lanes
Travel
The World’s Longest Cruise Hits All 7 Continents in 357 Days
Books
Listen to Shirley Jackson Read Her Spooky Story ‘The Lottery’
History
Presidential Doodles Up for Sale in Historic Manuscript Auction
History
A Brief History of Pencil-Making
History
8 Skeptical Early Reactions to Revolutionary Inventions
Technology
Google Researchers Develop an AI That Can Navigate the London Underground
Science
Oldest Evidence of Birds’ Voice Box Found in Antarctica
Books
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Science
Cold Seltzer Quenches Thirst Best, According to a New Study
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Archaeologists May Be Closer to Finding Poet Federico García Lorca's Body
Live Smarter
How to Drink Better Coffee Without Buying a Grinder
Design
This Table Lets You Stare Into the Ocean Depths Over Coffee
News
Wholesaler Boxed Gives Women Discounts on 'Pink Tax' Products
Travel
Portugal Will Give You a Free 3-Day Layover and Domestic Flight
Science
With This Smart Microscope, You Can Play Pac-Man With Live Microbes
Medicine
Humans Will Never Live Past 115 Years Old, Study Argues
Science
Beer Yeasts Are Surprisingly Diverse, Study Finds
Fun
You Could Win a Night in a Taco Bell Airbnb
Science
10 LGBT Leaders Reinventing Science and Technology
Art
Artist Recreates Childhood Toys Entirely Out of Clay
History
Immerse Yourself in the Sounds of 18th Century Paris
Museums
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Getting a Museum Exhibit Based on Notorious RBG
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