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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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15 Riveting Facts About Alan Turing
Want to Become a Billionaire? Study Engineering
Never Lose Your Stuff While Working Out With This Handy Storage Water Bottle
The Mountains of Kong: The Majestic West African Range That Never Existed
One Day, You May Not Have to Take Your Laptop Out at the Airport
2017 Ig Nobel Prizes Celebrate Research on How Crocodiles Affect Gambling and Other Odd Studies
Live Smarter
You Can Be a "Nonresponder" to Some Types of Exercise
How the Rise of Paperback Books Turned To Kill a Mockingbird Into a Literary Classic
Why Those Jeopardy! Buzzers Are Even More Anxiety-Producing Than They Look
Want to Live Like Snow White? Buy This Cottage
Why the Best Time to Book Your Thanksgiving Travel Is Right Now
Man Claims He Decoded the Voynich Manuscript, But Experts Don't Buy It
Letting Eyewitnesses Sleep Could Make For More Accurate Testimony
Try These 1957 Life Hacks Out Around the House
Help the National Archives Tag Photos of Life on Native American Reservations
Read a Newly Discovered Kurt Vonnegut Short Story
Never Lose Sight of Your Luggage Again by Covering It With Your Own Face
Still Got Those Eclipse Glasses? Put Them Back On to See Huge Sunspots
Take a Look Inside the New 'X-Files' Children’s Book
The Peppa Pig Episode Kids in Australia Can't See
Get Crazy With the Official Bob Ross Coloring Book
What It's Like to Hire a Virtual Interior Designer
Science
Is Rudeness Contagious?
Packing Hack: How to Fit a Whole Outfit in Your Socks
Want to Keep Your Emotions From Getting the Best of You? Think Like Elmo
This Virtual Reality Game Is Designed to Help Scientists Spot Dementia
The 'Diverging Diamond' Could Be Improving Traffic on a Road Near You Soon
Need a Drink? Take a Swim in Austria’s Beer Pool
Terry Pratchett's Unfinished Works Were Just Crushed By a Steam Roller
In Japan, Undertakers Compete to See Who Is the Best Corpse-Dresser
3 Simple Organizing Hacks to Keep the Cabinet Under Your Sink Tidy
Archaeologists Find Italy's Earliest Wine—And It's Thousands of Years Older Than We Thought
148 Lost Alan Turing Papers Discovered in Filing Cabinet
10 Pun-derful Facts About Puns
Why Do We Sleep Under Blankets?
Watch How Victorian Hard Candy Was Made in the 19th Century
New MIT Robots Can Be Created in Mere Hours, Even If You Aren’t an Expert
Reykjavik Becomes First City to Launch Commercial Delivery By Drone
5 Reasons It’s So Hard to Sell a Frank Lloyd Wright House
7 Throwback Photos of 1980s NYC Subway Graffiti
Crocheted Costumes That Make Pigeons Look Like Extinct Species
Hayao Miyazaki's Greatest Hits Are Coming Back to Theaters This Fall
Big Question
What Makes a Crime a Hate Crime?
17 Little-Known Facts About Max Planck
When Will the Next Total Solar Eclipse Travel Across the U.S.?
A Voice Recognition App Adds Sound Effects While You Read to Your Kids
Can’t See the Eclipse in Person? Watch NASA’s 360° Live Stream
This Smart Fridge Camera Will Warn You When Your Food Is Going Bad
The World’s First 3D-Printed Opera Set Is Coming to Rome
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