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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.
WHY?
Why Do I Shiver When I'm Cold?
Art
Artist Reimagines 'Star Wars' Characters With Classical Greek Statues
Science
Ancient River Discovered Under the Sahara Desert
Design
7 Uniformly Spaced Facts About Polka Dots
Comics
A W.B. Yeats Poem, as Told Through Manga
Animals
How Hair Keeps Animals Clean
Music
Listen to More Than 10,000 Wax Cylinder Recordings From the Turn of the Last Century
Architecture
Thermal Imaging Scans of Pyramids May Indicate Hidden Chambers
Science
People Feel Older When They're in a Bad Mood, Study Suggests
Technology
LA Kicks Off a Program to Save Rainwater for Drought Usage
Pretty Pictures
Eerie, Beautiful Photos of Deep Sea Creatures by a Marine Biologist
History
Mayan Hieroglyphs Get a Digital Archive
Space
5 Sage Tidbits of Wisdom from Carl Sagan
Technology
People Feel Empathy for Robots in “Pain”
Science
A Machine Can Read Lying Faces Better Than Humans
Museums
See What the American Museum of Natural History Will Look Like in 2020
Comics
Good Grief! 18 Beloved Facts About 'Peanuts'
Architecture
World’s Most Expensive Dollhouse Going on Display for the First Time
Science
Men With Beards Are More Sexist, Study Finds
Food
The Science of Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese
Animals
Rare Whale Caught on Video for the First Time
Art
The Hidden Pooper in a 17th Century Painting
Science
Giant Animals' Poop Makes the World Go Round
Science
Watch Slow Motion Crickets Dance Through the Air
Science
Poop Could Be the World’s Next Big Energy Resource
Design
150 of Queen Elizabeth’s Outfits Go On Display Next Year
Science
Soft Cube Robots Can Jump 2.5 Times Their Height
Travel
25 Star-Studded Facts About California
Design
A Game That Teaches Kids to Be Young Designers
Space
15 Videos About Life on the International Space Station
Videos
Turtle-Reliant Rube Goldberg Machine Takes Weeks to Work
Science
How Anesthetic Works to Knock You Out
History
A Scientific Analysis of Civil War Beards
Weird
NASA Releases Images of Enigmatic Ancient Earthworks
TV
5 Too-Cool Facts About Henry Winkler
Travel
India’s Haunted Fort
Science
Video: Come for the Science, Stay for the Exploding Pumpkins
Movies
Watch Movie Posters Come to Life
Science
How Stress Destroys Your Health
Science
How Do Plants Decide When to Flower?
Pretty Pictures
9 Incredible Images of Wet Cats Shaking Themselves Off
Science
Exhibit Sets Out to Prove Jellyfish Cupcakes Can Be Delicious
Videos
A Musical Tribute to a Man Who Flew Away In His Lawn Chair
Design
Every Bird Species in North America in a Single Poster
Science
Scientists 3D Print Mini Arteries and Hearts
History
What Historic Sword Fighting Actually Looked Like
This Just In
You Could Live in the Hogwarts Great Hall
Science
Infants Don’t Really Understand Tickling
Science
This Is The First Illustration of Neurons
Science
How Bats Avoid Hitting Obstacles With Echolocation
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