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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.
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
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
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