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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
Lots of People Think Complete Nonsense Is Profound, Study Finds
Pretty Pictures
Relive the Glory of Autumn Colors in This Video
Science
Garlic Can Make Your Body Odor Smell Sexier
Architecture
You Can Live in Your Own Personal Hobbit Hole
Science
There Is No Difference Between Male and Female Brains, Study Finds
Books
Read Historic Fairy Tales from 19th Century Ukraine
History
There’s Probably a Hidden Tomb in King Tut’s Burial Chamber
Science
Spider Webs Are Chock Full of DNA from Devoured Insects
Technology
Slick App Reveals All the Invisible Data Signals Around You
Pretty Pictures
Feast Your Eyes on What Microscopic Ocean Plants Look Like From Space
Pretty Pictures
Incredible Up-Close Views of Seeds
Science
Why Does This YouTube Star Eat the Apples in Chernobyl?
Pretty Pictures
Turn-of-the-Century Germany in Color Photographs
This Just In
An Arkansas Phone Booth Got on the National Register of Historic Places
Design
A Dutch Solar Bike Lane Produced Enough Energy to Power Homes for a Year
Science
People Who Use Standing Desks Sit More at Home, Study Finds
Travel
In Denmark, You Can Walk Across the World on a Giant Grass Map
Design
IKEA Furniture Concept Would Let You Charge Your Phone With Hot Pans
Science
Ancient Worm Gets Named After Black Flag Frontman Henry Rollins
Art
Beautiful Rugs That Look Like Digital Glitches
Space
Funky Cups Allow Astronauts to Sip Espresso in Space
Fun
Create Your Own Customized Poop Emoji
Gift Guide
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Home Barista in Your Life
History
Why Southern Californians Say “The” Before Freeway Numbers
Travel
25 Above-Average Facts About Illinois
Architecture
Copenhagen Is Getting a Skyscraper-Height Pedestrian Bridge
Science
Vampire Bats Regurgitate Meals for Their Friends
Pretty Pictures
In Photos: Every Single Object a Person Touches in a Day
Technology
Facebook Will Now Offer to Untag You From All Those Pictures With Your Ex
Fun
Fly Like a Bird in This Virtual Reality Flight Simulator
Food
Would You Put Ketchup Leather on Your Burger?
Science
Bats Use Figure Skater–Like Moves to Land Upside Down
Afternoon Map
Where Taxis Pick Up and Drop Off in NYC
Fun
America’s Best Restroom Is a Colorado Outhouse
Food
A Coffee Cup That Keeps Your Doughnut Warm
Afternoon Map
Afternoon Map: Where’s All the Groundwater?
Science
Why Is Your Cat Such a Picky Eater? Blame Bitter Taste Receptors
Architecture
This Taiwanese City Is Replacing an Old Mall With a Lagoon
Space
Far Out! A Psychedelic View of Pluto
Design
The Most Common Phrases in Craigslist 'Missed Connections' Posts, Visualized
Science
Tiny Mouse Lemurs Can Pull 10 Times Their Body Weight
Travel
Experience Upper Austria as a Timelapse Tourist
Science
15 Adorable Facts About How Babies Learn
Science
Scientific Evidence That Babies Like Lullabies
History
The 1879 Cartoon That Predicted Skype
Fun
This Alarm Clock Slaps You Awake
Technology
A 'Star Wars' Game Designed to Teach Kids to Code
Science
Avoiding Facebook Might Make You Happier, Study Finds
Space
Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" Monologue, Animated
History
The 19th Century Love Letter That Went Viral
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