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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.
South Africans Made Paint Out of Milk 49,000 Years Ago
Help Map the World’s Auroras With the Aurorasaurus
Male Testosterone Can Be Bad for the Economy
There's a Tell-Tale Sign Women Are Ovulating, But You Can't See It
What Common Food Additives Look Like
Feeling Angry? Take a Nap
Possible Breakthrough for Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Vital Science on the Resonant Frequency of Googly Eyes
This '50s Flowchart Reveals Disney's Strategy for Corporate Domination
A Wider Gene Pool Has Made Humanity Taller (and Smarter)
Underground Farm Opens Up in London's Abandoned World War II Bunkers
Singapore Will Test Driverless Taxis
Where Your Cat Wants to Be Petted, According to Science
Amazon Could Be Building a Phone That Unlocks With Your Ear
10 Dazzling Facts About Pangolins
Striking Photos From Soviet History
How Do Animals Laugh?
Beyond Salad Dressing: 15 Genius Uses For Vinegar
Astronomers Pinpoint the Exact Time of the V-J Day Kiss
How Do Parrots Mimic?
A Great Appetizer Can Make Your Dinner Taste Worse, Study Says
Elephants Observed Yawning for the First Time
Hidden Monet Discovered Behind Another Drawing
Scientists Find Awesome Fluorescent Corals in the Red Sea
A New Project Is Digitizing 1.5 Million African American History Records From the Civil War
It Took Scientists Almost 40 Years to Figure Out What Part of This Animal Is the Head
Move Over, Comets: Planets Can Have Tails, Too
Watch Coral Devour a Sea Slug
The Man Who Invented the Spork
A Scarf Knitted With Brain Waves
9 of the Most Beautiful Weather Photos of the Year
An Ultrasonic Clothes Dryer Vibrates Clothes Dry
Science Explains Why Some Movies Make Millions (While Others Flop)
The FDA Approves a Device That Lets Blind People 'See' With Their Tongues
Check Out Early Graph Paper Sketches for 'Super Mario Bros.'
Does This Photo Feature the Notoriously Camera-Shy Vincent van Gogh?
Artists Reveal the Bacterial Beauty of the Human Microbiome
Gmail Adds Official 'Undo Send' Button
A New Vaccine for Chlamydia Is in the Works
Baboons Are Democratic Travel Partners, Study Finds
A Giant TV on the Back of Semi Trucks Could Make Passing Safer
Finnish Company Wants to Power the Country With Horse Poop
The Musicians Who Scared the Soviet Union in the '80s
How Many Kisses Make a Proper Greeting in France, Mapped
Color Images of the 1904 Russo-Japanese War
What Playing a Vinyl Record Looks Like Under a Microscope
Maps of Current U.S. Census Data in 19th Century Style
9 Major Awards Whose Owners Sold Them Off For Cold Hard Cash
Simple Landscaping Tricks Can Make Airports Quieter
1950s Advice For Curing a Cold Includes Jazz Radio and a Good Book
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