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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.
A Wasp-Inspired Robot Can Build a Whole House
Facebook Will Test "Yay," "Haha," "Sad" Buttons
Look Up Tonight! The Draconid Meteor Shower Is Here
These Playful Infographics Teach Toddlers About the World
When Orcas Helped Hunters Kill Other Whales
A Man Swallowed His Dentures and Didn’t Know for 7 Days
Yale Releases 170,000 Images From the 1930s and 1940s
Quirky Crosswalks Take Over London
How Many Cities Can Fit Into Houston?
A Venomous Snail Might Someday Help You Sleep
The World’s Largest Collection of Fossilized Poop Opens in Florida
Tweets From Phones Are More Egocentric, Study Finds
New Photo of Outlaw Jesse James Discovered
Mary, Queen of Scots Not a Murderer, Inquiry Finds
Ralph Nader Opened a Museum Celebrating Personal Injury Lawsuits
7 Places Where Dying Is Not Allowed
What Japanese People Thought Westerners Looked Like in 1860
5 Weird, Rare Accidents With Their Own Medical Codes
5 Reasons Physical Books Might Be Better Than E-Books
Moving Walls Create New Rooms in This Apartment
Listen to a 4500-Year-Old Instrument
This Careful Robotic Hand Can Pick Up An Egg Without Cracking It
‘Friend Books’ Were the Facebook of the 16th Century
MIT Student Builds Real-Time Transit Map for His Wall
Monkeys See Optical Illusions Too
New Artifacts Discovered From 170-Year-Old Shipwreck
Map of Literature Traces the Geography of Reading Since Ancient Times
16 Surprisingly Fast Facts About Snails
You Can See China's Fish Farms From Space
People Think Men Are More Creative Than Women, Study Finds
See Manhattan as It Looked in 1609
Tired of Shaving? Zap Your Skin Smooth With a Laser Razor
Are White Cats More Likely to Be Deaf?
This High-Tech Rubber Can Heal Itself
The Ability to Recognize Faces Might Be Genetic
Whales and Cows Share Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
Some Dinosaurs Lived in the Snow
Banksy's Dismaland Will Be Used to House Refugees
The Arctic Ocean Teems With Activity During the Long Dark Winter
The Simpsons Reimagined in Weird ‘90s Style
Blast Through the Solar System With This Educational Video Game
Artists Create 1000-Year-Long GIF
Babies Are Trying to Manipulate You Into Smiling at Them
What Does the Pope Eat?
Beautiful Paintings Show What It'd Be Like to Stand on Pluto's Surface
Can a Full Bladder Make You a Better Liar?
This 3D-Printed Building Runs on Energy From a 3D-Printed Car
Netflix Knows When You’ll Go From Browsing to Binge Watching
How Does Deodorant Work?
We All Have Unique Clouds of Bacteria Following Us Around, Study Finds
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