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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Your Smart TV Is Probably Tracking You
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Why Your Brain Sometimes Hears Sounds That Don't Exist
Norway Opens Another Spectacular Roadside Bathroom
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Spiders Can Fly Through the Air Using the Earth's Electrical Field
New Subscription Service Will Give You 24/7 Access to Veterinary Expertise for $10 a Month
Norway's New Hotel in the Arctic Circle Will Produce More Energy Than It Uses
Most People Consistently Visit 25 Different Places in Their Daily Lives
This Waterless Toilet Made of Mushrooms Could Be Key for Refugee Needs
From Crab Cakes to Pepperoni Rolls: The Most Iconic Dish in Every State
Live Out Your James Bond Dreams on an $85 Million Private Island in the Bahamas
A European C02 Shortage Has Led to Beer Rationing in the UK—in the Middle of the World Cup
For $188 Million, You Could Live in This Bel Air Mansion Fully Stocked With Wine, Candy, and Luxury Cars
This LEGO Box Could Be Key to Detecting Deadly Nerve Gas
Iceland Named Safest Country in the World for the 11th Year in a Row
Flight Delayed? You Can Listen to Air Traffic Control Updates From Your Phone
Flying Saucer Toy Recalled for Its Misleading Take on Nazi History
Dogfish Head's New Beer Packaging Doubles as a Cooler
Need a Ride? On This Alaska Route, You Can Simply Flag Down a Train
15 Riveting Facts About Alan Turing
The 19th Century Poet Who Predicted a 1970s Utopia
This Crafty Bicycle Can Knit a Scarf in 5 Minutes
Northeastern University Is Now Handing Out Echo Dots to Its Students
Undersea Internet Cables Could Be Key to the Future of Earthquake Detection
The Secret to a More Productive Workday Might Be Working Less
New Plant-Based Coating Can Keep Your Avocados Fresh for Twice as Long
Apple Wants to Make It Easier for 911 Dispatchers to Figure Out Where You Are In an Emergency
Gold Artifacts Discovered in 19th-Century Shipwreck That Was the ‘Titanic of Its Time’
The UK Is Getting a New Paper Straw Factory to Wean the Country Off Plastic
Futuristic New Street Toilets Are Coming to San Francisco
Feeling Down? Lifting Weights Can Lift Your Mood, Too
Revisit Your Teen Years With Vintage Sweet Valley High Editions
MIT’s New AI Can Sense Your Movements Through Walls Using Radio Signals
Here Are the Colleges In Each State With the Best Job Placement Rates
LinkedIn Now Lets You Search for Jobs by Commute Time
Pucker Up: Tasting Something Sour Is Linked to Taking Risks
Dutch City Will Become the World's First to Build Inhabitable 3D-Printed Concrete Houses
Watch How Ocean Water Gets Turned Into Table-Ready Salt
Inside the Lighting Design That Makes All Sitcoms Look the Same
Ravens Can Figure Out When Someone Is Spying on Them
Take a Virtual Tour of Europe’s Only Underwater Museum
This Interactive Chart Shows How Your Lifestyle Can Change Your Cancer Risk
Amazon Customers Are Swearing by a $95 Mattress
There Are Several Other Flags Hiding Within Norway's Flag
Here's How Much You Need to Make to Be Among the Top Half of Earners in Your City


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