Shaunacy Ferro

Shaunacy Ferro is a senior staff writer for 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.
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
Watch a Moose Make Friends With a Drone
Farms Are Not the Shape You Thought They Were
A Wasp-Inspired Robot Can Build a Whole House
Facebook Will Test "Yay," "Haha," "Sad" Buttons
Look Up Tonight! The Draconid Meteor Shower Is Here
These Playful Infographics Teach Toddlers About the World
When Orcas Helped Hunters Kill Other Whales
A Man Swallowed His Dentures and Didn’t Know for 7 Days
Yale Releases 170,000 Images From the 1930s and 1940s
Quirky Crosswalks Take Over London
How Many Cities Can Fit Into Houston?
A Venomous Snail Might Someday Help You Sleep
The World’s Largest Collection of Fossilized Poop Opens in Florida
Tweets From Phones Are More Egocentric, Study Finds
New Photo of Outlaw Jesse James Discovered
Mary, Queen of Scots Not a Murderer, Inquiry Finds
Ralph Nader Opened a Museum Celebrating Personal Injury Lawsuits
7 Places Where Dying Is Not Allowed
What Japanese People Thought Westerners Looked Like in 1860
5 Weird, Rare Accidents With Their Own Medical Codes
5 Reasons Physical Books Might Be Better Than E-Books
Moving Walls Create New Rooms in This Apartment
Listen to a 4500-Year-Old Instrument


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