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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.
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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
Far Out! A Psychedelic View of Pluto
The Most Common Phrases in Craigslist 'Missed Connections' Posts, Visualized
Tiny Mouse Lemurs Can Pull 10 Times Their Body Weight
Experience Upper Austria as a Timelapse Tourist
15 Adorable Facts About How Babies Learn
Scientific Evidence That Babies Like Lullabies
The 1879 Cartoon That Predicted Skype
This Alarm Clock Slaps You Awake
A 'Star Wars' Game Designed to Teach Kids to Code
Avoiding Facebook Might Make You Happier, Study Finds
Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" Monologue, Animated
The 19th Century Love Letter That Went Viral
How a Manhole Cover Gets Made
Jellyfish Don’t Swim So Much as Suction Through the Ocean
Why Do I Shiver When I'm Cold?
Artist Reimagines 'Star Wars' Characters With Classical Greek Statues
Ancient River Discovered Under the Sahara Desert
7 Uniformly Spaced Facts About Polka Dots
A W.B. Yeats Poem, as Told Through Manga
How Hair Keeps Animals Clean
Listen to More Than 10,000 Wax Cylinder Recordings From the Turn of the Last Century
Thermal Imaging Scans of Pyramids May Indicate Hidden Chambers
People Feel Older When They're in a Bad Mood, Study Suggests
LA Kicks Off a Program to Save Rainwater for Drought Usage
Eerie, Beautiful Photos of Deep Sea Creatures by a Marine Biologist
Mayan Hieroglyphs Get a Digital Archive
5 Sage Tidbits of Wisdom from Carl Sagan
People Feel Empathy for Robots in “Pain”
A Machine Can Read Lying Faces Better Than Humans
See What the American Museum of Natural History Will Look Like in 2020
Good Grief! 18 Beloved Facts About 'Peanuts'
World’s Most Expensive Dollhouse Going on Display for the First Time
Men With Beards Are More Sexist, Study Finds
The Science of Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese
Rare Whale Caught on Video for the First Time
The Hidden Pooper in a 17th Century Painting
Giant Animals' Poop Makes the World Go Round
Watch Slow Motion Crickets Dance Through the Air
Poop Could Be the World’s Next Big Energy Resource
150 of Queen Elizabeth’s Outfits Go On Display Next Year
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