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.
How You Deal With a Breakup Depends on Your Beliefs About Personality
8 Anatomical Images From the 15th Century
London's Bike Share is Getting Safety Lasers That Project Individual Bike Lanes
The World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube Has More Than 2900 Squares
World’s Oldest Tea Found in Chinese Tomb
Brewer's Yeast Creates Love Nests in Wasps' Digestive Tracts
What Classic Literature Looks Like Without the Words
Dogs Really Can Read Your Emotions, Study Says
6 Secrets of Being a Reddit Moderator
Make a Custom Pillow Pet Out of Your Cat’s Picture
Reveal How New York Has Changed With This 'Scratch-Off' Map
Standing Desks May Be Good for Your Mind, Too
The Future of American Public Transportation in One Map
What It’s Like to Swim Through Poop All Day at Work
This Smoking Magpie is the British Pizza Rat
Puff Adders Can Hide Their Smell From Predators
The Paradoxical Ways Bike Helmets Make Us Less Safe
Scientists Have Mapped the Seafloor Using Gravity
A Portable, Dry EEG Could Change the Way We Monitor Brain Activity
A Smart Pill Could Study Your Farts Before You Release Them
Your Tone of Voice Affects How You Feel
All the Money on Earth, in One (Giant) Visual
Doctors Are Testing Freeze-Dried Poop Pills to Treat Obesity
Last Survivor of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Dies
CMYK Swatch Calendar Changes Color Schemes Every Day
Arctic Plankton Use the Moon to Navigate in Dark Winters
Smarter People Live Longer, Study Finds
Bodies Don’t Host as Much Bacteria as Experts Thought
Experience What It’s Like to Drive a Subway Train
A Tablet for Seniors That Comes With Uber
Scientists Create the First Age Map of the Milky Way
Canadians Really Are More Polite, Study Says
Journey Inside a Cavernous Collection of Antique Medical Devices
Winky Faces Make Your Texts Sarcastic, Scientists Say
The New iPhone Might Be Waterproof
Sharks Use Their Noses to Find Their Way
Sitting Quietly Helps You Remember Information, Study Finds
A Street Lamp That Doubles as a Mosquito Trap
How Causes of Death Change as You Age
11 Highlights From the New York Public Library’s New Public Domain Collections
Reddit Is Releasing a Book of AMAs
A Highly Detailed Map of the Observable Universe
New Jersey Fossil Haven Might Reveal What Killed Off the Dinosaurs
Tiny Chameleons Have the Most Powerful Tongues
Futuristic Underwater Skyscrapers Made From Ocean Trash
How a Makeup Artist Transforms Herself Into a Supervillain
11 Squeaky-Clean Facts About Spit
16th Century Skeleton Found Under a Playground
In Photos: Family Life in Turn-of-the-Century Australia
The Oldest Black Rhino In America Just Turned 45
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