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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.
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A Musical Composition Based on the Vibrations of Stars
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Falcons Get Their Own Passports in the United Arab Emirates
A Scientific Catalog of Horses’ Facial Expressions
Countering Anti-Vaccination Beliefs May Be About Fear, Not Science
Study Pinpoints Regions of the Brain Involved in Delayed Gratification
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Buzz Aldrin Had to File an Expense Report For His Trip to the Moon
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Google Street View Cars Are Collecting Pollution Data
Office Buildings Are Scientifically Too Cold For Women
Would Mr. Darcy Be Rich Today?
15 Buzzworthy Facts About Bumblebees
Hide Your Bed on the Ceiling With This Clever System
Genetic Alteration Keeps Chickens From Caring For Their Eggs
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Incredible Timelapses of Flowering Cacti
10 Off-the-Wall Patents From History
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