Shaunacy Ferro

Shaunacy Ferro is an associate editor at Mental Floss. 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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A Puppet Drama About Charles Darwin Is Coming to London's Natural History Museum
'Museum in a Box' Brings Interactive Museum Collections to Classrooms
A Harry Potter-Themed Mixology Class is Coming to New York
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The World’s Most Expensive Ice Cream Sundae Costs $60,000—and Includes a Trek Up Mt. Kilimanjaro
Scientists Have Figured Out Why Marimo Balls Float—But Only During the Day
Christie's Will Hold the First Major Auction of an AI-Generated Artwork
Rare 'Unicorn' Plant, Which Hasn't Been Seen in 131 Years, Discovered In Maine
Headed to the Vet? Calm Your Cat With a New Feline Radio Station
Debunking 6 Common Home Remedies That Aren't Worth Trying
Scientists Reveal the Most Comprehensive Map of Butterfly Evolution Ever—and It's Gorgeous
GIPHY Is Launching the World's First All-GIF Film Festival
The World’s First Film Poster Is Up for Auction in London
Why Jerk Drivers Who Merge at the Last Minute Are Actually More Efficient
Flashing Status Symbols Won’t Impress New Friends—and May Even Backfire
An Avocado Shortage Has Triggered a Fruit Crime Wave in New Zealand
The Best (and Worst) States to Have a Baby
New Color Scale Makes Data Visualizations Easier for Colorblind People to Read
Homo Erectus Might Have Been Really Lazy
New York Public Library Is Now Lending Out Ties and Other Accessories for Job Interviews
Millennials Get Blamed for a Lot, But They Could Help to Save the U.S. Postal Service
Online Daters Tend to Be Interested in Partners 25 Percent More Desirable Than They Are
How Many Squares Are in This Image? The Answer Is Surprisingly Tricky
A Previously Unknown Diary From the Doomed Endurance Just Showed up on Antiques Roadshow
Forget the Microwave—This is the Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home
How to Sing 'Happy Birthday' Around the World
The Tiny "Spite Triangle" That Marks a Century-Old Grudge Against New York City
This Website Allows You to See the Traditional Indigenous Territories and Languages in Your Region
Why You Should Stop Washing Your Clothes in Warm Water
Repair Cafes Can Help You Fix Everything from Electronics to Jewelry
And the Most Miserable State in America Is ...
Thousand-Year-Old Anvil Still Has the Smith’s Handprints on It
Want to Protect Your Bike From Thieves? Register It
Bed Bugs Have Found a New Home: Airplanes. Here's How to Spot Them
Northern U.S. States Might Get a Glimpse of the Aurora Borealis Tonight
Obsessed With Disney World's Animal Kingdom? Now You Can Get Married There
Whale Sharks Can Live for More Than a Century, Study Finds
The New MacBook Has a Crumb-Resistant Keyboard
Bad Moods Might Make You More Productive
7 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Kid Get Bored This Summer
The Annual Festivals That Draw the Most People in Every State
You Can Cook (Food) With Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul in the Original Breaking Bad RV
Why a Readily Available Used Paperback Is Selling for Thousands of Dollars on Amazon
How Does Catnip Work?
If You're an Android User, Your Phone Can Now Filter Out Spam Calls Automatically
Look Closely—Every Point of Light in This Image Is a Galaxy
Alexa Can Now Help You Find a Wine Pairing
A New Chew Toy Will Help Your Dog Brush Its Own Teeth
The Average Age When People Become Millionaires


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