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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5 Bookish Facts About American Reading Habits
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Mindfulness Might Create False Memories, New Study Finds
5 Famous Chefs Show Off the Inside of Their Fridges
Infographic: How LEGO Brick Colors Have Changed Throughout the Years
Technology Can Put Someone Else’s Expressions on Your Face
In Wales, People Run Marathons Against Horses—and Sometimes Win
See a Full View of the Earth Every Day with NASA's New Site
These 3D-Printed Teeth Kill Oral Bacteria
Dick Cheney Once Complained That Donald Rumsfeld Drank Too Much Coffee
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Cornell Engineers Create Foam Heart
For Parkinson's Patients, Dancing Is Medicine
Physicists Find That Animals’ Top Speeds Are Proportional to Body Length
Twisty Art Museum/Bridge Spans a Norwegian River
Dartmouth Researchers Authenticate Controversial Photo of JFK's Assassin
Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Devour Dead Animals
Robber Ants Spend Their Days Stealing From Other Nests
Preview an Opera About New York City's Dramatic Urban Planning History
Scientists Create Artificial Skin That Can Detect Pressure
8 More Absurd Facts About Armadillos
What Part of the Cow Is the Ribeye?
A Stop-Motion View of the First Moon Walk
Early Humans Probably Didn’t Get Much Sleep
Bees Love Caffeine, Too
Watch Robots Learn How to Take a Tumble Safely
Read 'Moby Dick' Online, One Line at a Time
Take in This Bird's-Eye View of London
The European Space Agency Employs a Falcon to Keep Its Equipment Clean
A Bathing Suit That Cleans the Ocean as You Swim
9 Ways Artists Have Imagined 'Alice in Wonderland'
Explore the Art of Subway Mosaics With This Comprehensive Site
New Museum on the Brothers Grimm Opens In Germany
Why Do Some Farts Stink and Some Farts Don't?
NASA Releases Super High-Resolution Video of Jupiter
Time Capsule Film From a 1950s Mental Hospital Is Full of Mysteries
The Science Behind a Relaxing, Hallucinatory Float in a Dark Tank of Water
Watch a Levitating Drop of Water Turn Into a Star
Watch a Writer Hammer Out His Novel in Real Time
Babies May Need to Move Their Tongues to Understand Speech
Beet Juice Can Reduce Altitude Sickness
11 Fragrant Facts About Trash
Turn Boring Text Into Ballads With This App
Neuroscientists Create a Digital Rat Brain
8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind
Watch This Terrifying Headless Cat Robot Jump Up and Down
A Sustainable Standing Desk
Take a Peek Inside Bulgaria’s First Children’s Museum
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