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.
"Urban Confessional" Project Acts Like Free Therapy for City Dwellers
Report: Living Past Age 100 Is Becoming a Lot More Common
Google Will Pay You to Test Its Self-Driving Cars
Video: How Psychedelics Went From Counter Culture to Medical Therapy
Draw Your Own Cards With This Playing Card Notebook
An Ice Cream Crime Ring Is Pillaging New York Drugstores
Where a Starbucks Latte Will Cost You the Most
Speakers for the Hard of Hearing Make Sound Sharper
Google Wants to Map the Insides of Buildings
Netflix Saves You From Six Days’ Worth of Ads a Year
Former Barnes & Noble Flagship Store To Become a Massive Food Hall
An Unfair Workplace Can Affect Your Health, Study Suggests
Why Aren’t Classical Statues Very Well-Endowed?
Flip Through Thomas Jefferson’s 18th Century Wine Records
UK Architecture Students Design Burning Man Sculptures in Class
Scientists Are Studying Crocodiles to Find More Effective Antibiotic Treatments
This Closet-Sized Expandable Sauna Will Fit in Any Space
This Chart Features Every Musical Instrument You Could Think of
What Exactly Defines Binge Watching?
The Best Way to Protect a Vineyard From Pests: Running Ducks
Designer Creates a Scientifically Accurate Line of Dinosaur Toys
How to Design the Most Productive Home Office
William Faulkner's More Obscure Artistic Talent: Drawing
Shock Top Launches Adult Summer Camp Full of Beer
Do Your Career a Favor: Stop Connecting to People on LinkedIn
Study: Half of Your Friends Don’t Consider You Their Friend
This Wooden Pavilion Was Stitched Together by Robots
A 3D-Printed Wheelchair Can Be Custom-Fitted for Users
Shanghai Disney Is Opening Up for a Trial Run
Chinese Museum Says It Has Found the World's Longest Insect
Watch Stray Cats Eat on This Mesmerizing Korean Livestream
Super 8 Hotels Held a Gallery Show for Its Mediocre Wall Decor
The National Park Service Is Looking for LA Volunteers to Pick Up Coyote Poop
Here's How to Feel More Awake (Without Coffee)
How to Properly Wrap Your Cheese
15 Tips From Walt Whitman for Living a Healthy Life
A Waterbed That’s Designed for Meditation, Not Flailing Around
When You're Coerced to Act, Your Brain Responds Differently
IKEA Is Going to Sell Hydroponics Starter Kits
How to Keep Flowers Fresh for Longer
What is Tram Bowling? Watch for Yourself
Take a Virtual Tour of Don Draper’s Apartment
Can You Really Ripen an Avocado in the Oven?
The Rock Made an Alarm Clock App to Motivate You in the Morning
Scenes From the First American Shopping Mall, Filmed in 1956
Bob Dylan Confirmed to Have Written Protest Song With Activist Jane Jacobs
A $60 Smart Plug Will Restart Your WiFi Router for You
25 Adorable Facts about Babies
A Plate Designed to Drain Grease Away From Your Dinner
Plankton Get Drunk and Do Stupid Stuff, Too
MENTAL FLOSS

newsletter

A super-skimmable daily digest.