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.
All the Roads That Lead to Rome
How Do Antarctic Scientists Eat Fresh Eggs?
This App Teaches Students Ancient Japanese Calligraphy
NASA Visualization Shows How Space Weather Ripples Across the Solar System
A Map of the World, Drawn With Just One Line
Now You Can Calculate the Worth of Your Spare Time
8 Ready-For-Departure Facts About Modern U.S. Travel
The Best Way to Give Directions, According to Linguists
A Sponge That Plugs Gunshot Wounds, Now Approved for Civilian Use
First Puppies Born Through IVF
Posting a Status Update? It’s Probably Out of Envy, Study Says
Autocorrect Your Way to New Vocabulary With This App
An Architecture Firm Wants to Bring Ice Skating to the Middle of the Thames River
Cockroaches Can Communicate Through Gut Bacteria
Slacktivists Aren’t Completely Useless, Study Argues
What Traveling Through LAX Looked Like in the '80s
Meal Deliveries Can Reduce Older People's Loneliness
The First Penis Transplant in the U.S. Planned for Soldier
How to Save a Bottle of Spoiled Wine for Just One Cent
Scientists Are Studying the ASL Equivalent of the Philadelphia Accent
Cats Invaded Australia in the 19th Century, Study Finds
A London Design Studio Will Teach You to Get Drunk on Your Own Tears
Cross-Stitched Planets Launch Crafting to a New Nerd Level
Watch LEGO Sisyphus Push His Boulder Till the End of Time
Engineering Students Build a Personal Flying Machine in Singapore
Rare Photos of the Wreckage of a Pearl Harbor Seaplane
Laser Scans Reveal Ancient Buddha Statue Is Balding
Scientists Create a Stretchy Biosensor Out of Chewing Gum
Modern Peaches Predate Human Agriculture
Borrow Someone Else’s Dog With This App
Blood Vessels Found in an 80-Million-Year-Old Fossil
Lots of People Think Complete Nonsense Is Profound, Study Finds
Relive the Glory of Autumn Colors in This Video
Garlic Can Make Your Body Odor Smell Sexier
You Can Live in Your Own Personal Hobbit Hole
There Is No Difference Between Male and Female Brains, Study Finds
Read Historic Fairy Tales from 19th Century Ukraine
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
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