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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New T-Shirt Subscription Service Is Designed to Save Your Clothes From the Landfill
Brush Away Your Sniffles with an Anti-Allergy Toothpaste
Researchers May Have Pinpointed the Exact Amount of Money You Need to Be Happy
7 Things You Didn't Know You Should Negotiate, and How to Get the Best Deal
Can You Solve This Ice Cream Cone Riddle?
A New Jersey Real Estate Sign Lost in Hurricane Sandy Just Washed Ashore in France
Vacationing on a Budget? Wanderu Will Suggest Destinations that Cost Less Than $20
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MIT Wants to Teach Robots to Do Your Chores
Want to Live as Long as an Olympian? Become a Chess Grandmaster
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5 Wacky Ideas to Redesign the Skateboard
The Surprising Reason Why Pen Caps Have Tiny Holes at the Top
Need to Meet Amazon's Free Shipping Minimum? This Site Will Tell You What to Buy
The World’s First Totoro-Themed Restaurant Is Coming to Thailand
Museum Discovers Classic Renaissance Painting Hidden in Its Own Collection
Not Sure How to Plan a Multi-City Vacation? A New App Will Do It for You
Scientists Identify When Puppies Reach 'Peak Cuteness'
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Is Causing Another Dangerous Problem: Laze
5 Smartphone Games That Let You Tend Plants and Chill Out
New Museum Exhibition Shows Off Rare Handwritten Letters From History’s Most Famous Figures
The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home
Now You Can Train to Be an Astronaut on Your Smartphone
Fear of Flying? Airplanes Are, In Fact, the Safest Way to Travel
How to Delete Your Netflix History So No One Knows What You've Been Binging
How Alexa Can Help You Be Less Forgetful
Big Problem in the Big Easy: Invasive Cuban Treefrogs Move into Louisiana
Were You Meant to Be an Astronaut? Try Passing NASA's Project Mercury Intelligence Test
Madame Tussauds Is Opening Its First Escape Room, and It’s Alcatraz Themed
Einstein Bros. Adds Baked Mac and Cheese Bagels to Its Menu
The Surprising Role Bats Play in Making Your Margarita
Chicago Is Getting a Star Wars Pop-Up Bar for May 4
New Contest Giving Kids the Chance to Become Weather Channel Meteorologists for a Day
The Boy Scouts Is Changing Its Name to Welcome Girls
5 Tips for Cleaning Your Laptop, Both Inside and Out
To Dye For: Inside the Vast Library That Stores the World’s Rarest Pigments
Toast Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at D.C.’s Royal Wedding Pop-Up Bar
Hate Running But Want to Feel Like a Winner? Try a 0.5K Run
The Fascinating Way That Words Can Change How We Perceive Colors
The 'Hidden' Theater in London's Alexandra Palace Is Reopening After 80 Years
How You Act at Starbucks Might Reflect Your Ancestors' Farming Style
A Breakthrough Global Study of Depression Finds 44 Genetic Variants Linked to the Disease
The Unexpected Word That Shows Up on Every Hacked-Password List
Why Browsing in Incognito Mode Isn’t as Private as You Think
Your Gmail Will Soon ‘Nudge’ You If You Forget to Respond to an Important Email


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