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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.
Do You Know What a Bedbug Looks Like? Many Hotel Patrons Don't
How Much Do Companies Pay to Get Their Logos on Those Blue Highway Exit Signs?
The 14-Year-Old Who Convinced People to Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide
Astronauts Are Getting a Space Bakery
Create Your Own Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Cutouts With a New Book
How Much You Need to Earn to Rent a Home in Each State
Why Your Car Dashboard Says It's a Lot Hotter Than It Really Is
Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?
'Indulgent' Names Get People to Eat More Veggies
Take a Look Inside South America’s First Luxury Sleeper Train
How to Keep Bunnies Safe When You Mow Your Lawn
Map: How to Figure Out When Your Letter Will Arrive
Daniel Radcliffe’s Clever Trick for Evading Paparazzi
27 Trendy Baby Names From the Future According to a Neural Network
For the First Time, A Video Game Trailer Is Oscar-Eligible
How to Spot a Counterfeit Bill
How Long It Took Famous Musicians to Get Their First Hit
Singapore’s Airport Is Getting Two Different Garden Mazes
These 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page
Virtual Reality Headsets Are Coming to California Libraries
Scientists Create Synthetic Melanin They Can 'Tune' to Different Colors
Learn How to Pick Locks With This Transparent Tutorial
You Could Be Donating to Charity Every Time You Open a New Tab
World’s Oldest Sloth Dies at 43
New Record Set for World’s Fastest Elevator
See the Misspelled Royalty Check Jane Austen Got for 'Emma'
Gummy Bears and M&Ms Explain How Tax Brackets Work
11 Surprising Facts About Cat Adoptions
The Collective Working to Save VHS Tapes Before They Decay
Swiss Town Bans Tourists From Taking Photos
7 Smart Cleaning Devices to Help Keep Your Allergies at Bay
Latest iOS Update Will Block Notifications When You’re Driving
Getty Museum and Yale Art Center Release Thousands of Images for Scholars to Study Online
81-Year-Old Artist Recreates the Chinatown of His Youth in Miniature
You Can Play Sporcle With Alexa Now
Warner Bros. Gives Fan-Made 'Harry Potter' Prequel the Go-Ahead
How to Find Out If You’ve Been Blocked on Instagram
Why Meteorological and Astronomical Seasons Don’t Line Up
Oscar Wilde-Themed Bar to Open in NYC
What Beatboxing Looks Like From Inside the Throat
Audible Announces $5 Million in Grants for New Audio Plays
This German Pastor Bot Is Like an ATM for Religious Blessings
Inside a $10K Luxury Train Ride Across Japan
Is Texting Painful? Doctors Say ‘Smartphone Thumb’ Is On the Rise
Your Favorite Websites, 3D-Printed Out of Gold
The Clumsy Stormtrooper Who Banged His Head Just Had to Poop
How to Preserve Your Herbs So They Stay Fresh Longer
An Albert Einstein-Themed Restaurant Just Opened in Chicago
New Poetry by Sylvia Plath Discovered in Her Archives
What Happened to Jamie and Aurelia From Love Actually?
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