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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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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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Walt Whitman's Complete Guide to Wellness in 21 Tips
A Brief Guide to Pairing Food and Wine While You Travel
The Hottest Temperatures on Record in Every Country
Kinder Eggs Will Finally Be (Legally) Available in the U.S.
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Every Mister Rogers Sweater Color, Visualized
Listen to the First Take of ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’
Los Angeles Testing Reflective Roads to Keep Neighborhoods Cool
New Evidence Emerges in the 'Isdal Woman' Case, Norway’s Most Famous Unsolved Murder Mystery
The Morning Routines of Successful Business People
Rediscovered Map of Disneyland Hand-Drawn by Walt Himself Up for Sale
Chicago Is Getting a Frank Lloyd Wright-Themed Bar
Get Free Avocado Toast for a Year … If You Buy This House
The Oldest Black Rhino in North America Has Died
This App Will Get You In and Out of a Restaurant in 30 Minutes
Stunning Timelapse of Flowers Opening for Spring
Rare Pages From England’s Earliest Printing Press Found in Library Archives
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
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
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