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 to Do If You’ve Lost Your iPhone
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Innovative New Device Uses the Air to Create Drinking Water for 100 People a Day
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The Most Popular Kid-Friendly Scary Movie In Each State, Mapped
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11 Secrets of User Experience Designers
9 People Who Have Been Called America's Sweetheart
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Britain Is Forming a Modern Version of the 'Monuments Men'—and It's Recruiting
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The 19th Century 'Gang of Ghosts' That Terrorized Chicago's North Side
This Smart Planner Lets You Switch Seamlessly Between Handwritten and Digital Notes
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Eco-Friendly, Reusable Deodorant Containers Are Good for the Earth and Your Pits
Love Plants But Can’t Keep Them Alive? This Service Will Ship You a New One Every Month
Goats Removed from Washington Park After Developing Insatiable Thirst for Human Urine
What Are Tonsil Stones?
Why Pooping Can Be a Life-Threatening Experience for a Sloth
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A New London Art Installation Is Designed to Make You Cry
The State Fair of Texas Is Offering "Sensory-Friendly" Morning Hours for Individuals With Autism
MoviePass Is Trying to Reinstate Lapsed Subscribers—Whether They Like It Or Not
This Tiny Device Makes It So You Never Have to Remember Another Password
6 Scientific Explanations for Ghosts
Finally: The FCC Is Fighting Back Against Robocalls
Life Insurer John Hancock Will Give You Discounts for Your Apple Watch Data
America's Divorce Rate is Declining—and We Have Millennials to Thank for It
Which Streaming Service Gives You the Most for Your Money? Spoiler: It's Not Netflix
A Handy Disney Fan Recreated Fantasyland in His Basement
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