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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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Fossilized Poop Shows Some Herbivorous Dinosaurs Loved a Good Crab Dinner
What It’s Like to Write an Opera About Dinosaurs
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Think Other People Have More Friends Than You? You’re Probably Wrong
Slow Wi-Fi? It Could Be Your Neighbor's Fault
15 Riveting Facts About Alan Turing
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The Mountains of Kong: The Majestic West African Range That Never Existed
One Day, You May Not Have to Take Your Laptop Out at the Airport
2017 Ig Nobel Prizes Celebrate Research on How Crocodiles Affect Gambling and Other Odd Studies
You Can Be a "Nonresponder" to Some Types of Exercise
How the Rise of Paperback Books Turned To Kill a Mockingbird Into a Literary Classic
Why Those Jeopardy! Buzzers Are Even More Anxiety-Producing Than They Look
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Why the Best Time to Book Your Thanksgiving Travel Is Right Now
Man Claims He Decoded the Voynich Manuscript, But Experts Don't Buy It
Letting Eyewitnesses Sleep Could Make For More Accurate Testimony
Try These 1957 Life Hacks Out Around the House
Help the National Archives Tag Photos of Life on Native American Reservations
Read a Newly Discovered Kurt Vonnegut Short Story
Never Lose Sight of Your Luggage Again by Covering It With Your Own Face
Still Got Those Eclipse Glasses? Put Them Back On to See Huge Sunspots
Take a Look Inside the New 'X-Files' Children’s Book
The Peppa Pig Episode Kids in Australia Can't See
Get Crazy With the Official Bob Ross Coloring Book
What It's Like to Hire a Virtual Interior Designer
Is Rudeness Contagious?
Packing Hack: How to Fit a Whole Outfit in Your Socks
Want to Keep Your Emotions From Getting the Best of You? Think Like Elmo
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