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.
Technology
Watch Hilariously Awkward Robots Rap About Their Machine-Learning Skills
Live Smarter
This Sticker Book Rewards You for Washing Dishes and Going to the Gym
Science
Study Finds Male Tennis Players Are More Likely to Choke Under Pressure
Fun
Cool Job Alert: American Girl Is Hiring a Historian
Animals
12 Scientifically Cute Facts About Puppies
Travel
The Best Vacation Destinations for Hunting Mythical Creatures
History
New App Takes You Inside the Edinburgh of the 16th Century
Technology
You Can Now Check the Weather in Virtual Reality
Books
New Game Turns James Joyce's 'Ulysses' Into Virtual Reality
Music
Forgotten Female Composer Finally Gets Credit for Her Famous Sonata
Video Games
Have Every Retro Nintendo Game at Your Fingertips for $150
History
A Brief History of the Irish Snug
Live Smarter
New Chrome Update Will Improve Your Laptop’s Battery Life
Design
These Ties Are Made of Spider Silk
Science
Living in a City Can Change How You View the Future
Live Smarter
This App Helps You Read a More Diverse Range of Political News
Science
New Study Replicates Stanley Milgram’s Infamous Shock Experiments
Art
Samsung’s New TV Doubles as a Piece of Art
Design
This Bike Map Shows You Where It's Safe to Ride
Design
A Clock That Forces You to Do Math to Find Out the Time
Science
'Boaty McBoatface' Is About to Embark on Its First Mission
History
The National Archives Wants Your Help Transcribing Declassified Documents
History
New Collection of Alexander Hamilton’s Letters and Documents Now Online
Live Smarter
If You Get a Call From a 473 Area Code, It’s Probably a Scam
TV
13 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Products You Need to Own Right Now
History
Compare New York City’s Past and Present in a New App
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Raising Kids in the City Costs $9000 More Than in the Suburbs
Space
A Visual Guide to the Women Venus's Geography Is Named For
Booze
A Beer Hotel Could be Coming to Ohio
Science
Scientists 3D Printed Cheese
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6 Ways Businesses Are Honoring International Women’s Day
News
Berlin Is Planning New Bicycle Superhighways
Pretty Pictures
9 Up-Close Scientific Images from the Wellcome Image Awards
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How to See Which Facebook Advertisers Have Your Data
Science
Scientists Can Measure Exactly How Much Pee Is in the Pool
Architecture
This Mini Retirement Community in Japan Looks Like an Elf Village
Travel
Why Planes Don’t Fly Any Faster Than They Did in the 1960s
Fun
Chicago Is Getting Musical, Light-Up Seesaws
Pretty Pictures
See the Weird, Wonderful Deep Sea Creatures NOAA Discovered in Samoa
TV
The Most Popular Disney Channel Original Movie in Each State
Architecture
Institute Plans to Rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright’s Lost Designs
News
The Brawny Woman Will Replace the Brawny Man for Women's History Month
History
Browse 165 Years of 'The New York Times' Front Pages
Pretty Pictures
13 Wondrous Photos of Waves
News
Wichita Gets Safer Bike Lanes Thanks to Toilet Plungers
Weird
Peeps Oreos Will Dye Your Poop Bright Pink
Live Smarter
What Happens If I Don’t Pay My Taxes on Time?
Architecture
3D-Printed House Built in 24 Hours in Russia
Science
Scientists Find Evidence of Earth’s Oldest Life
Design
The Crowdsourced Search for an Iconic Symbol's Creator
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