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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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The Musicians Who Scared the Soviet Union in the '80s
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What Playing a Vinyl Record Looks Like Under a Microscope
Maps of Current U.S. Census Data in 19th Century Style
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1950s Advice For Curing a Cold Includes Jazz Radio and a Good Book
7 Reasons Sleep Makes You a Better Person
Starfish Can Squeeze Solid Objects Out of Their Bodies Through Their Skin
Fermented Foods Might Reduce Social Anxiety
Google Sheep View Finds All the Sheep on Google Maps
The First Time-Lapse Recording of a Dying Blood Cell
7 Body Parts Scientists Can Grow in a Petri Dish
A Soviet Spacecraft Collects Dust in Kazakhstan
Inside the Mysterious Hot Springs Found Deep Below the Gulf of California
After Losing a Limb, Jellyfish Reorganize Their Bodies for Symmetry
Spectacular Footage of an Erupting Chilean Volcano
Why Are Public Toilet Seats U-Shaped?
15 Hilarious Hidden Camera Selfies by Animals
A 15-Year-Old Discovered a Planet During a Week-Long Internship
Dogs Really Like Looking at Doors
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15 Amazing Things Aluminum Foil Can Do
People Aren’t Just Afraid of the Dark, They’re Afraid of Nighttime
Being Calm Is Contagious—At Least for Roly Polies
'Smelly' Fruit Tastes Sweeter, Even If It Has Less Sugar
This Device That Tells You When to Pee Is Actually Kind of Brilliant
How Much DNA Is There in the World?
Ride Out Summer on an Awesome Geodesic Swing
Eerie Polaroids From the Set of ‘The Shining’
The Science Behind Why People Hate the Word 'Moist'
European Supermarket's Perfume Makes You Smell Like a Barbecue
There's Glass on Mars, and It Could Hold Ancient Life
This Water Bottle Glows When You Need to Drink More
Go to Work in a London Treehouse
How Cities Design the Letter 'M' in 77 Metro Signs Across the World
Mini Beavers Lived in Oregon 28 Million Years Ago
10 Intense Facts About the Giant Weta
Amazing Images of the Hidden Lives of Animals in the Serengeti
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