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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.
Bat With Insanely Long Tongue Found in Bolivia
David Byrne Has a Public Lending Library
Beach Trash Is Ruining Your Mental Health
Reality-Bending Timelapses of Cities in Tilt-Shift
Oldest Lice Combs in the Americas Found in Chile
New Study Shows Psychopaths Don’t Catch Yawns
World’s Oldest Message In a Bottle Found After 108 Years
Hate the Sound of People Chewing? You Might Have Misophonia
Scientists Gave a Crocodile Helium to Understand How Its Vocals Work
Why It’s So Hard to Remember Which Day of the Week It Is
Hummingbird Tongues Are Little Nectar Pumps
How to Drive Safely, According to a Martian-Filled 1959 PSA
15 Centuries-Old Board Games
An Artist Made a Whole City Out of Paper
Scientists Can Identify Emotions Through Brain Activity
First Entire Octopus Genome Sequenced
American Houses Have Gotten Really Big
Researchers Can Identify Individual Tigers by Their Roars
Video: How a Skyscraper Stays Upright During a Typhoon
Voters Like Candidates With Lower Voices, Scientists Find
A Bench That Grows From the Ceiling
A Musical Composition Based on the Vibrations of Stars
Pesticides Can Alter Spider Personalities, Study Finds
In the Netherlands, There’s an Entire Town Built for Dementia Patients
Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Acts Very Social in the Lab
California Protects Its Drinking Water With a Pile of Plastic Balls
High-Tech Washing Machine Uses Beads, Not Water
New Snail Discovered After Sitting on a Shelf for More Than 150 Years
Scientists Find a Way to Erase Memories of Drug Use in Addicted Mice
Researchers Fly Drones Through Whale Spouts to Study Their Breath
In Tokyo, Workers Share an Office With an Urban Farm
What Do Runners Think About? How Much Running Sucks
This Is What Water Drying Looks Like Under a Microscope
The Beauty in Twitter Fights
5 Ways Physical Gestures Influence Your Thinking
Pooping on Airplanes Could Contribute to Public Health Research
Venomous Frogs Have Poison Spikes on Their Faces
In 1912, Chicago Had a One-Legged Murderous Clown
Genius Contraption Forces House Cat to Hunt for Dinner
Watch 'Sea Lice' Devour an Entire Pig in Just Days
15 Explosive Facts About Farts
The Key to a Long Life: Spicy Foods?
Amy Poehler Launches a Hilarious New Web Series About Science
Natural History Museum Dioramas Are Disappearing
Falcons Get Their Own Passports in the United Arab Emirates
A Scientific Catalog of Horses’ Facial Expressions
Countering Anti-Vaccination Beliefs May Be About Fear, Not Science
Study Pinpoints Regions of the Brain Involved in Delayed Gratification
Why Are Calico Cats Almost Always Female (and Always Look Different)?
These Lamps Demonstrate How Lamps Work
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