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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.
Fun
Turn Boring Text Into Ballads With This App
Science
Neuroscientists Create a Digital Rat Brain
Design
8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind
Videos
Watch This Terrifying Headless Cat Robot Jump Up and Down
Design
A Sustainable Standing Desk
Museums
Take a Peek Inside Bulgaria’s First Children’s Museum
Videos
Watch a Moose Make Friends With a Drone
Pretty Pictures
Farms Are Not the Shape You Thought They Were
Architecture
A Wasp-Inspired Robot Can Build a Whole House
Technology
Facebook Will Test "Yay," "Haha," "Sad" Buttons
Space
Look Up Tonight! The Draconid Meteor Shower Is Here
Design
These Playful Infographics Teach Toddlers About the World
History
When Orcas Helped Hunters Kill Other Whales
Science
A Man Swallowed His Dentures and Didn’t Know for 7 Days
Pretty Pictures
Yale Releases 170,000 Images From the 1930s and 1940s
Art
Quirky Crosswalks Take Over London
Infographic
How Many Cities Can Fit Into Houston?
Science
A Venomous Snail Might Someday Help You Sleep
Museums
The World’s Largest Collection of Fossilized Poop Opens in Florida
Science
Tweets From Phones Are More Egocentric, Study Finds
History
New Photo of Outlaw Jesse James Discovered
History
Mary, Queen of Scots Not a Murderer, Inquiry Finds
Museums
Ralph Nader Opened a Museum Celebrating Personal Injury Lawsuits
Weird
7 Places Where Dying Is Not Allowed
History
What Japanese People Thought Westerners Looked Like in 1860
List
5 Weird, Rare Accidents With Their Own Medical Codes
Books
5 Reasons Physical Books Might Be Better Than E-Books
Architecture
Moving Walls Create New Rooms in This Apartment
Music History
Listen to a 4500-Year-Old Instrument
Science
This Careful Robotic Hand Can Pick Up An Egg Without Cracking It
History
‘Friend Books’ Were the Facebook of the 16th Century
Fun
MIT Student Builds Real-Time Transit Map for His Wall
Science
Monkeys See Optical Illusions Too
History
New Artifacts Discovered From 170-Year-Old Shipwreck
Books
Map of Literature Traces the Geography of Reading Since Ancient Times
Animals
16 Surprisingly Fast Facts About Snails
Pretty Pictures
You Can See China's Fish Farms From Space
Science
People Think Men Are More Creative Than Women, Study Finds
Geography
See Manhattan as It Looked in 1609
Design
Tired of Shaving? Zap Your Skin Smooth With a Laser Razor
Animals
Are White Cats More Likely to Be Deaf?
Science
This High-Tech Rubber Can Heal Itself
Science
The Ability to Recognize Faces Might Be Genetic
Science
Whales and Cows Share Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
Science
Some Dinosaurs Lived in the Snow
Art
Banksy's Dismaland Will Be Used to House Refugees
Science
The Arctic Ocean Teems With Activity During the Long Dark Winter
TV
The Simpsons Reimagined in Weird ‘90s Style
Video Games
Blast Through the Solar System With This Educational Video Game
Art
Artists Create 1000-Year-Long GIF
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