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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.
Scientists Are Studying the ASL Equivalent of the Philadelphia Accent
Cats Invaded Australia in the 19th Century, Study Finds
A London Design Studio Will Teach You to Get Drunk on Your Own Tears
Cross-Stitched Planets Launch Crafting to a New Nerd Level
Watch LEGO Sisyphus Push His Boulder Till the End of Time
Engineering Students Build a Personal Flying Machine in Singapore
Rare Photos of the Wreckage of a Pearl Harbor Seaplane
Laser Scans Reveal Ancient Buddha Statue Is Balding
Scientists Create a Stretchy Biosensor Out of Chewing Gum
Modern Peaches Predate Human Agriculture
Borrow Someone Else’s Dog With This App
Blood Vessels Found in an 80-Million-Year-Old Fossil
Lots of People Think Complete Nonsense Is Profound, Study Finds
Relive the Glory of Autumn Colors in This Video
Garlic Can Make Your Body Odor Smell Sexier
You Can Live in Your Own Personal Hobbit Hole
There Is No Difference Between Male and Female Brains, Study Finds
Read Historic Fairy Tales from 19th Century Ukraine
There’s Probably a Hidden Tomb in King Tut’s Burial Chamber
Spider Webs Are Chock Full of DNA from Devoured Insects
Slick App Reveals All the Invisible Data Signals Around You
Feast Your Eyes on What Microscopic Ocean Plants Look Like From Space
Incredible Up-Close Views of Seeds
Why Does This YouTube Star Eat the Apples in Chernobyl?
Turn-of-the-Century Germany in Color Photographs
An Arkansas Phone Booth Got on the National Register of Historic Places
A Dutch Solar Bike Lane Produced Enough Energy to Power Homes for a Year
People Who Use Standing Desks Sit More at Home, Study Finds
In Denmark, You Can Walk Across the World on a Giant Grass Map
IKEA Furniture Concept Would Let You Charge Your Phone With Hot Pans
Ancient Worm Gets Named After Black Flag Frontman Henry Rollins
Beautiful Rugs That Look Like Digital Glitches
Funky Cups Allow Astronauts to Sip Espresso in Space
Create Your Own Customized Poop Emoji
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Home Barista in Your Life
Why Southern Californians Say “The” Before Freeway Numbers
25 Above-Average Facts About Illinois
Copenhagen Is Getting a Skyscraper-Height Pedestrian Bridge
Vampire Bats Regurgitate Meals for Their Friends
In Photos: Every Single Object a Person Touches in a Day
Facebook Will Now Offer to Untag You From All Those Pictures With Your Ex
Fly Like a Bird in This Virtual Reality Flight Simulator
Would You Put Ketchup Leather on Your Burger?
Bats Use Figure Skater–Like Moves to Land Upside Down
Where Taxis Pick Up and Drop Off in NYC
America’s Best Restroom Is a Colorado Outhouse
A Coffee Cup That Keeps Your Doughnut Warm
Afternoon Map: Where’s All the Groundwater?
Why Is Your Cat Such a Picky Eater? Blame Bitter Taste Receptors
This Taiwanese City Is Replacing an Old Mall With a Lagoon
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