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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Tune In to This Soothing Visualization of a Chopin Etude
Where Does Astronaut Poop End Up?
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
Changing Parenting Attitudes, as Seen Through 'New Yorker' Cartoons
Watch Motor Neurons Light Up as a Mouse Walks
The Perfect Parallel Parking Solution Has Been Around Since 1927
What Driving a NYC Subway Car Was Like in the 1940s
Awe-Inspiring Photos of Underwater Worlds
D.C. Public Schools Will Teach Every Kid How to Ride a Bike
Afternoon Map: Fancy New Maps Show the Width of North America's Rivers
Why Do People Like Running? It’s Hormonal, Study Finds
Take a Nap. It's Good for Your Heart.
Librarians Deliver Books by Bike to Underserved Communities
Take a Ride on NASA's Pluto Flyby
“Share the Road” Signs Are Too Vague, Study Finds
Sick Ants Take Medicine, Too
Where Woolly Mammoths Lived
100,000 White Balloons Turn a London Shopping Center Into a Cloud
Dutch Designers Make Leather Bags Out of Discarded Fruit
What Breaking the Sound Barrier Looks Like
Batgirl Demands Equal Pay for Women in This 1973 PSA
Neatly Geometric, High-Resolution Images of Earth From Space
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