Shaunacy Ferro

Shaunacy Ferro is a senior staff writer for 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.
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
Soft Cube Robots Can Jump 2.5 Times Their Height
25 Star-Studded Facts About California
A Game That Teaches Kids to Be Young Designers
15 Videos About Life on the International Space Station
Turtle-Reliant Rube Goldberg Machine Takes Weeks to Work
How Anesthetic Works to Knock You Out
A Scientific Analysis of Civil War Beards
NASA Releases Images of Enigmatic Ancient Earthworks
5 Too-Cool Facts About Henry Winkler
India’s Haunted Fort
Video: Come for the Science, Stay for the Exploding Pumpkins
Watch Movie Posters Come to Life
How Stress Destroys Your Health
How Do Plants Decide When to Flower?
9 Incredible Images of Wet Cats Shaking Themselves Off
Exhibit Sets Out to Prove Jellyfish Cupcakes Can Be Delicious
A Musical Tribute to a Man Who Flew Away In His Lawn Chair
Every Bird Species in North America in a Single Poster
Scientists 3D Print Mini Arteries and Hearts
What Historic Sword Fighting Actually Looked Like
You Could Live in the Hogwarts Great Hall
Infants Don’t Really Understand Tickling
This Is The First Illustration of Neurons
How Bats Avoid Hitting Obstacles With Echolocation
How Some of the First Plastic Contacts Were Made
Delicious Meals Knit From Wool
6 Scientific Explanations for Ghosts
Scientists Identify the Chemical That Makes Death Smell Scary
5 Bookish Facts About American Reading Habits
40 Years Ago, the Women of Iceland Went on Strike
Mindfulness Might Create False Memories, New Study Finds
5 Famous Chefs Show Off the Inside of Their Fridges
Infographic: How LEGO Brick Colors Have Changed Throughout the Years
Technology Can Put Someone Else’s Expressions on Your Face
In Wales, People Run Marathons Against Horses—and Sometimes Win
See a Full View of the Earth Every Day with NASA's New Site
These 3D-Printed Teeth Kill Oral Bacteria
Dick Cheney Once Complained That Donald Rumsfeld Drank Too Much Coffee
Yoga Can Help Imprisoned Men Be Better Fathers, Study Says
Cornell Engineers Create Foam Heart
For Parkinson's Patients, Dancing Is Medicine
Physicists Find That Animals’ Top Speeds Are Proportional to Body Length
Twisty Art Museum/Bridge Spans a Norwegian River


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