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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New Contest Giving Kids the Chance to Become Weather Channel Meteorologists for a Day
The Boy Scouts Is Changing Its Name to Welcome Girls
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Toast Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at D.C.’s Royal Wedding Pop-Up Bar
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The Fascinating Way That Words Can Change How We Perceive Colors
The 'Hidden' Theater in London's Alexandra Palace Is Reopening After 80 Years
How You Act at Starbucks Might Reflect Your Ancestors' Farming Style
A Breakthrough Global Study of Depression Finds 44 Genetic Variants Linked to the Disease
The Unexpected Word That Shows Up on Every Hacked-Password List
Why Browsing in Incognito Mode Isn’t as Private as You Think
Your Gmail Will Soon ‘Nudge’ You If You Forget to Respond to an Important Email
Applying for TSA PreCheck Will Soon Be as Easy as Heading to Staples
Feeling Anxious? Just a Few Minutes of Meditation Might Help
How a CT Scanner for Rockets Could Help Scientists Protect Whales From Noise Pollution
After Four Months, a Frank Lloyd Wright House in Glencoe, Illinois Goes Back on the Market
Delightful Photo Series Celebrates Britain’s Municipal Trash Cans
Voodoo Doughnut Is Coming to the East Coast (Finally!)
GoPro Wants You to Trade in Your Old Digital Camera for One of Their Cool New Ones
There's a Train Full of New York City Poop Stranded in Alabama—Here's Why
The ‘Scully Effect’ Is Real: Female X-Files Fans More Likely to Go Into STEM
iPhone’s ‘Do Not Disturb’ Feature Is Actually Reducing Distracted Driving (a Little)
Did Queen Victoria Really Save Prince Albert From Drowning in an Icy Lake?
The Best European Destinations to Fly to on a Budget This Summer
Graphic Design Series Shows Which Fonts Your Favorite Logos Use
In-Flight Bidets Could Be the Next Big Thing in Plane Design
Take an Ultra-Detailed Tour of the Moon With This NASA Video
Why You Should Always Have an Offline Version of Your Boarding Pass
8 Unexpected Activities People Have Done in MRI Scanners for Science
U2’s 360-Degree Tour Stage Will Become a Utah Aquarium Attraction
A 'Sayonara Tax' Will Charge Anyone Who Wants to Leave Japan—Tourists and Citizens Alike
11 Things Contact Lens Wearers Should Never Do
Some of Your Favorite Movies, Books, and Music Are About to Enter the Public Domain
An 88,000-Year-Old Middle Finger Might Change What We Know About Human Migration
A New NASA Map Shows Spring Is Coming Earlier Each Year
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