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.
The Perfect Way to Roast a Potato, According to Math
3 Easy Ways to Curb Your Smartphone Addiction
The Entire Plot of Back to the Future in One Handy Chart
5 Things to Know About Amazon Go, the Company's Fully Automated Convenience Store
There May Be an Ancient Reason Why Your Dog Eats Poop
15 Reasons You Should Appreciate Squirrels
Why the Film You're Watching on HBO Might Not Be the Whole Movie
This 1940 Film on Road Maps Will Make You Appreciate Map Apps Like Never Before
Buckingham Palace Was Built With Jurassic Fossils, Scientists Find
Stop Your Snoring and Track Your Sleep With a Wi-Fi Smart Pillow
Learn to Tie a Tie in Less Than 2 Minutes
Forget Horns: Some Trains in Japan Bark Like Dogs to Scare Away Deer
Mysterious 'Hypatia Stone' Is Like Nothing Else in Our Solar System
5 Scrapped Designs for the World's Most Famous Buildings
Ocean Waves Are Powerful Enough to Toss Enormous Boulders Onto Land, Study Finds
This 1907 Vision Test Was Designed for People of All Nationalities
Make Your Own Ship in a Bottle With a New LEGO Set
This $6000 Toilet Warms Your Seat, Plays Music, and Flushes on Command
App Syncs Your Lights and Computer to Create the Perfect Mood Lighting
Logging On to Public Wi-Fi Networks Is About to Get More Secure
Scientists Accidentally Discover Ancient Hepatitis B in a 16th-Century Mummy
A Rare Apple Lisa 1 Computer Is Up for Auction on eBay
On Sale: The Safest House in America, Complete With Hidden Command Center
A Man-Made Mountain in Finland Serves as an 11,000-Tree Time Capsule
Take a Look at The Ideas Scrapped From Famous Pixar Movies
Your Roomba Will Soon Be Able to Find Your Home's Wi-Fi Dead Zones
Scientists May Have Found a Cure for Deadly White-Nose Syndrome in Bats
Can You Figure Out Why the Turtles Bulge in This Optical Illusion?
Mount Vernon’s New Theater Gives You a Front Row Seat to the Revolution
That Hilarious Story About Taft Getting Stuck in His Bathtub? It’s Not True
The Legal Reason Why Public Christmas Displays Feature Reindeer
The School Book That Pioneered Funny Cat Pics 100 Years Before Lolcats
11 Gifts for the Cyclist
9 Towns Across the World With Christmas-Themed Names
Bake Like a Literary Hero With 3 Recipes From Emily Dickinson
5 Great Chrome Add-Ons You Should Install Now
The Healthiest States in the U.S., Mapped
25 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do
11 Cozy Mugs for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List
Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
Inside the German Town Where Advent Is the Main Attraction
Researchers Pore Over the Physics Behind the Layered Latte
A Limited Edition, Handwritten Manuscript of The Great Gatsby Can Be Yours for $249
Ancient Poop Contains First Evidence of Parasites Described by Hippocrates
Where Does the Phrase '… And the Horse You Rode In On' Come From?
An AI Program Wrote Harry Potter Fan Fiction—and the Results Are Hilarious
Don't Pour Alcohol on Your Bed Bugs—Try These Tips Instead
Can You Figure Out This Newly Discovered Optical Illusion?
A Pitless Avocado Wants to Keep You Safe From the Dreaded 'Avocado Hand'
The Secret World War II History Hidden in London's Fences
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