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.
There’s a Sea Otter With Asthma and She Knows How to Use an Inhaler
Watch The Oldest Footage of Chicago on Film
Cheeky Cans Reduce Litter by Asking People to Vote With Their Trash
Thinking Hard Might Be Contagious, a New Study Finds
A Berlin Bar Where All the Furniture Is on the Ceiling
Out-Of-This-World Soviet Artifacts From the Dawn of the Space Race
This Hoodie Is a Portable Back Massager
How Scientists Plan to Use Your Recycled Pee
Amazing New Photos of Pluto From 'New Horizons'
These Intricate Anatomy Cross Sections Are Made From Old Books
Citizen Science Goes to the Dogs
Putting Health Charity Logos on Junk Food Makes It Seem Healthier
The World's Largest Green Roof Might Be on Top of a Silicon Valley Shopping Mall
15 Industrious Facts About Ants
9 Trees With Spectacular Fall Foliage
Why Does Everyone Else's Skin Feel Softer Than Mine?
Study Finds Up To 14,000 Bed Bugs in Infested Apartments
9 Ways the World Is Supporting Ahmed Mohamed
IRL Internet-Themed Flea Market Sells Meme Prints, "WobMD" Advice and Spam Mail
Tune In to This Soothing Visualization of a Chopin Etude
Where Does Astronaut Poop End Up?
What's the Difference Between Venom and Poison?
Artists and Graphic Designers Remix Everyday Street Signs
This 'Living Fossil' Fish Has a Lung
Humans Adapt Their Gait to Walk in the Laziest Way Possible
How Movie Studios Make Vancouver Look Like Any City in the World
15 Vintage Postcards From Around the World
Portland Opens the Country’s Longest Car-Free Bridge
This Vietnamese University Is Turning Its Campus Into a Forest
Could a London Subway Line Be Replaced by Moving Walkways?
Why Do All Zippers Have the Letters YKK on Them?
Fish Was Once Currency in Newfoundland
Listen to the Music of the Solar System With This Addictive App
When Is the Best Time to See Fall Foliage?
Wikipedia Wants Scientists to Make Its Entries More Accurate
The New Night's Watch: Alaskans Can Check Bat Detectors Out of the Library
Brooklyn Is Getting a Food and Drink Museum
Your Cat Isn't as Attached to You as You Think
Yes, You Can Still Return That Overdue Library Book 34 Years Later
What It's Like to Be a Professional Cat Portraitist
How Portraits of Mosquitoes Could Lead to Better Malaria Protection
A Special Whisky Glass for Special Space Whisky
Drop Everything and Go Watch Plants Grow from This Cabin on Stilts
This Tokyo Book Store Only Carries One Book at a Time
How Do Astronauts Get Drinking Water on the ISS?
New York Libraries Are Digitizing Family Histories
People Who Suffer From Incontinence Now Have Sexy Underwear
Elaborate Ottoman Hats From the 19th Century Were the Height of Fashion
This Website Chooses a Short Story for You to Read While You Poop
This Algorithm Can Turn Any Image Into a Van Gogh
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