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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.
Native Plants Helped a Colorado Neighborhood Save 15 Million Gallons of Water a Year
You Can Now View an Almost-8-Foot-Tall Atlas From the 17th Century Online
This Is the Most Visible Color in the World
This Wearable Device Can Reduce Chronic Pain, No Drugs Required
Why CC-ing the Boss on Emails Makes Your Coworkers Hate You
A Guide to Where Your Favorite TV Shows and Movies Were Filmed Around the World
People With Flexible Work Schedules Work Longer Hours
This iPhone Case Will Brew You a Cup of Espresso
How to Make More Basketball Shots, According to Physics
Decorate Your Home With Damien Hirst Wallpaper
Crayola Has a New Color: YInMn Blue
Computer Scientists Are Using Reddit to Teach Machines Sarcasm
Scientists Create Origami That Can Fold Itself Using Light
11 Phenomenal Images From the National Park Foundation’s Annual Photo Contest
Art
4 Projects Designed to Be Seen in the Future
Alcohol Is a Pretty Effective Painkiller, Study Finds
You Can Download 200 Art Books Free From the Guggenheim
Worms Benefit Immediately From Exercise, Too
How to Plan for the Hidden Costs of Buying a Home
This Smart Pill Cap Helps You Remember to Take Your Meds
How to Crochet a Miniature Captain Ahab From 'Moby Dick'
A Wall-Mounted Sensor Can Track Your Movement Better Than a FitBit
Cheech Marin to Open Chicano Art Center in California
All Mammals Take the Same Amount of Time to Poop, Scientists Find
Travel
The Quickest, Cheapest Way to Get to the Airport in 12 Cities
Space
Gaze Upon 56 Years of Space Travel in a Single Poster
History
Virtual Reality Project Imagines What Manhattan Sounded Like in 1609
Videos
How a Pelican Survives a 40-Foot Drop Into the Ocean With No Broken Bones
Books
Your Shakespeare-Inspired Script Could Win You $25,000
Science
NASA Is Developing an Inflatable Greenhouse to Use on Mars
Fun
Can You Find the Hidden Objects in These 5 Images?
Language
Learn a Language While You Wait for People to Respond to Your Gchats
Live Smarter
Unroll.me Has Been Selling Your Email Data—Here’s How to Make it Stop
Booze
What's the Beer Capital of the United States?
Animals
Scientists Record an Extremely Intimate Look at How Dolphins Get It On
Fun
'Wet Hot American Summer' Is Becoming a Role-Playing Game
Weird
Watch David Lynch's (Mostly Straightforward) Weather Reports
Fun
You Can Chat With Albert Einstein’s Facebook Bot Alter-Ego
News
Antarctica Is Covered in Rivers, Lakes, and Waterfalls. That Might Not Be Good.
Music
This App Wants to Help You Become a Better Singer
Medicine
New York’s Trans Fat Ban Reduced Heart Attacks and Strokes, Study Finds
Science
Color Your Way Through Air Pollution With a Climate Change Coloring Book
Technology
California Moves to Turn Freeway Traffic Into Electricity
Live Smarter
12 Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions and What They Mean
Food
IKEA May Be Launching Stand-Alone Cafes
Books
This App Turns Text Messages Into Short Stories
News
The UK Driving Test Will Soon Include a GPS Navigation Section
Pretty Pictures
Before and After Photos Show California’s Super Bloom From Space
Afternoon Map
The Most Common Second Languages Spoken Around the World
Design
Street Signs Reimagined for the Digital Age
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