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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Gold Artifacts Discovered in 19th-Century Shipwreck That Was the ‘Titanic of Its Time’
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Futuristic New Street Toilets Are Coming to San Francisco
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Revisit Your Teen Years With Vintage Sweet Valley High Editions
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LinkedIn Now Lets You Search for Jobs by Commute Time
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3 Simple Ways to Stay Tick-Free This Summer
Dutch City Will Become the World's First to Build Inhabitable 3D-Printed Concrete Houses
Watch How Ocean Water Gets Turned Into Table-Ready Salt
Honey Bees Can Understand the Concept of Zero
Inside the Lighting Design That Makes All Sitcoms Look the Same
Ravens Can Figure Out When Someone Is Spying on Them
Take a Virtual Tour of Europe’s Only Underwater Museum
This Interactive Chart Shows How Your Lifestyle Can Change Your Cancer Risk
Amazon Customers Are Swearing by a $95 Mattress
There Are Several Other Flags Hiding Within Norway's Flag
Here's How Much You Need to Make to Be Among the Top Half of Earners in Your City
Let the Voice of Bob Ross Lull You to Sleep With Calm’s Bedtime App
See How Far America's Favorite Cars Can Travel on $50 of Gas
New T-Shirt Subscription Service Is Designed to Save Your Clothes From the Landfill
Brush Away Your Sniffles with an Anti-Allergy Toothpaste
Researchers May Have Pinpointed the Exact Amount of Money You Need to Be Happy
7 Things You Didn't Know You Should Negotiate, and How to Get the Best Deal
Can You Solve This Ice Cream Cone Riddle?
A New Jersey Real Estate Sign Lost in Hurricane Sandy Just Washed Ashore in France
Vacationing on a Budget? Wanderu Will Suggest Destinations that Cost Less Than $20
Ceiling Fan Not Cooling You Off? Maybe It's Spinning in the Wrong Direction
Considering a Change of Scenery? These Are America's Fastest-Growing Cities
MIT Wants to Teach Robots to Do Your Chores
23 Surreal Facts About Salvador Dalí
Want to Live as Long as an Olympian? Become a Chess Grandmaster
You Can Thank 1950s Suburban Architecture for ‘The Floor Is Lava’
5 Wacky Ideas to Redesign the Skateboard
The Surprising Reason Why Pen Caps Have Tiny Holes at the Top
Need to Meet Amazon's Free Shipping Minimum? This Site Will Tell You What to Buy
The World’s First Totoro-Themed Restaurant Is Coming to Thailand
Museum Discovers Classic Renaissance Painting Hidden in Its Own Collection
Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You
Scientists Identify When Puppies Reach 'Peak Cuteness'
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Is Causing Another Dangerous Problem: Laze
5 Smartphone Games That Let You Tend Plants and Chill Out
New Museum Exhibition Shows Off Rare Handwritten Letters From History’s Most Famous Figures
The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home
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