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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Map of Literature Traces the Geography of Reading Since Ancient Times
16 Surprisingly Fast Facts About Snails
You Can See China's Fish Farms From Space
People Think Men Are More Creative Than Women, Study Finds
See Manhattan as It Looked in 1609
Tired of Shaving? Zap Your Skin Smooth With a Laser Razor
Are White Cats More Likely to Be Deaf?
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The Ability to Recognize Faces Might Be Genetic
Whales and Cows Share Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
Some Dinosaurs Lived in the Snow
Banksy's Dismaland Will Be Used to House Refugees
The Arctic Ocean Teems With Activity During the Long Dark Winter
The Simpsons Reimagined in Weird ‘90s Style
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Artists Create 1000-Year-Long GIF
Babies Are Trying to Manipulate You Into Smiling at Them
What Does the Pope Eat?
Beautiful Paintings Show What It'd Be Like to Stand on Pluto's Surface
Can a Full Bladder Make You a Better Liar?
This 3D-Printed Building Runs on Energy From a 3D-Printed Car
Netflix Knows When You’ll Go From Browsing to Binge Watching
How Does Deodorant Work?
We All Have Unique Clouds of Bacteria Following Us Around, Study Finds
How Much Coffee Would It Take to Kill Someone?
A Doll With Menstrual Pads Teaches Girls About Their Periods
Giraffes Hum at Each Other
An Umbrella Designed for Rain-Free Texting
Art Exhibit Lets You Breathe Like A Fish in Jellyfish-Clogged Seas
Watch These Drones Build a Bridge
This Interactive Game Shows What Your Brain Looks Like When You're Anxious
6 Audacious Efforts to Save Endangered Rhinos
A Geographically Accurate Map of the London Underground
Study Finds Trees Are Good for Your Heart
What Do Penguins Find Sexy? Beaks
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
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