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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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What Julia Child’s Thanksgiving Was Like
Take a Virtual Tour of the Real Hogwarts Library
Here’s One Way You May Not Realize Airlines Are Scamming You
New System Can Send Texts Through Household Chemicals
Write a Poo Haiku for World Toilet Day
Mathematicians Calculate How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee
New Google Maps Tool Will Help People in India Locate Public Toilets
Canada’s Parliament Debates the Use of the Word ‘Fart’
Apple Is Releasing a Coffee Table Book of Its Gadgets
1-Year-Old Gets a Custom-Built Space Shuttle for His Birthday
You Can Buy Cory's House From 'Boy Meets World'
11 Hard-to-Snag Restaurant Reservations Around the World
A Musical Score Designed to Look Like a World Map
New German Program Makes Reusable Coffee Cups More Convenient
Futuristic Design Allows Homes to Rise on Stilts During a Flood
Watch Crystals Form in Front of Your Eyes
Amazon to Refund Parents Whose Children Made In-App Purchases Without Permission
Innovative Fork Design Unexpectedly Helps Users With Limited Mobility
Watch Animals Defend Themselves by Puking
Explore the Galápagos Islands in 360° HD Video
Judge Rules to Allow Youth Lawsuit Over Climate Change to Go to Trial
Fingerprint Stickers Make It Easy to Unlock Your Phone With Gloves On
Santa Monica Moves to Make All New Homes Net-Zero Energy
You Can Buy the 1939 World’s Fair 'House of the Future'
Watch Humans Take Over the World in 200,000 Years
Exceptionally Well-Preserved Shipwreck Discovered in Lake Superior
One of the First Self-Driving Cars Was a 1986 Carnegie Mellon Van
18th Century Books Stolen in the Late '50s Found in a Locked Wardrobe
Disputed Caravaggio Painting To Go on Display in Milan
9 People You Should Tip, and How Much You Should Give Them
‘Slime-lapse’ Shows the Intelligent Growth of Slime Molds
Plant Can Transmit Light to Its Roots, Study Reports
Adobe Creates Software That’s Like Photoshop for Audio Recordings
Just How Logical Are You? Try This Test
Mercedes-Benz's Tech Promises to Protect Your Ears in a Car Crash
How to Tell Whether a Political Poll Is Reliable
A New Type of Wheelchair Is Designed for Dancers
These Jeans Are So Heavy They Can Stand Up on Their Own
Happier Schools Produce Better Grades, Research Finds
Ill-Timed Fart During Laser Surgery Lights Woman on Fire
This Florida Island Plaza Will Float Like a Rising Submarine
How to Keep Your Cords Wrapped So They Never Tangle
Dubai Businessman Pays $9 Million for a License Plate
A More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Japanese Design Award
Listen to Witch-Themed Classical Music and Poems for Halloween
How 7 Booming Cities Have Changed Over the Past Decade, in Pictures
Infographic: How Many Billionaires Would It Take to Buy Manhattan?
What the U.S.-Mexico Border Looks Like, in Timelapse
Watch the World’s First Horror Movie From 1896
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