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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An English Zoo Is Opening a National Poo Museum
Watch Adorable Playing Pandas Beat Up a Video Camera
How to Make Your Face Look More Intelligent, According to Science
9 Ways Dinosaurs Are Just Like Birds from AMNH's New Exhibition
Turn Your Kitchen Into a Pizzeria With a Portable Stone Oven
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Portable, Drought-Friendly Shower Recycles the Same Water for 2 Weeks
What Happens When You Wake Up Suddenly Unable to Swallow
Listen to a Master Drum Technician Explain His Craft
One Third of Americans Haven’t Saved for Retirement. You Should!
Build Your Own City in This Virtual World
When Walt Whitman Reviewed His Own Book
Spiders Enjoy the Occasional Vegetarian Meal
Why You’ll Never See an American Bird Species in a Movie
A Thousand Hours of Early Jazz Records Now Available Online
The Ghosts of London’s Abandoned Public Toilets
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How to Sound Smarter in 7 Steps
Letter Walt Whitman Wrote for Dying Soldier Discovered in National Archives
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Meet The Woman Behind Miss Piggy
Underwater Rugby: It Exists
Create Your Own Camera Out of a Coffee Can
Children Can Tell the Difference Between Abstract Art and Kids' Paintings
Improve Your Writing With a Bot That Echoes Advice From E.B. White and More
A Doll to Combat Unrealistic Male Body Image
See What a Bumblebee’s Brain Looks Like
9 Piping-Hot Facts About French Fries
Boeing is Developing Self-Cleaning Airplane Bathrooms
Bird Chirps Have a Syntax
Watch a Yo-Yo Professional Perform Mind-Blowing Tricks
New Brazilian Video Game Teaches Players About Indigenous Culture
This Smart Jump Rope Shows Your Count in LEDs
What It Feels Like to Read With Dyslexia
Plankton Poop Might Be Moving Plastic to the Bottom of the Ocean
Scientists Identify the Genes Associated With Gray Hair and Unibrows
Shakespeare's Sonnets Illustrated as Abstract Signatures
6 Delicious Breakfast-Themed Beers
In This Book, Sharks Get the Rock-Star Photo Shoot Treatment
Infographic: When Is Stress at Work a Good Thing?
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