Joined: Apr 23, 2015
Shaunacy Ferro is a former 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.
Several studies have reported that deafness is more prevalent in white cats, but few provide a good estimate of how common it is.
The ancient art of sword swallowing may seem like some sort of elaborate trick—but it’s very, very real (and very, very dangerous).
You can see how North America, South America, New Zealand, and Australia, and more divided before colonists arrived.
There's a bat lurking somewhere among the ghosts, black cats, and pumpkins in this Halloween hidden image puzzle.
Researchers have reconstructed how the Scottish city would have looked shortly before it was largely destroyed by the English army in 1544.
It's 500 feet tall and is being built inside of a mountain.
Crossing in the rain? The Starling Crossing will create a wider buffer for you. Crossing diagonally? It'll adapt to your path.
Mount Vernon holds perhaps the most famous dentures in American history: those of Founding Father George Washington.
The pattern is named after the European dance craze, but what exactly the dots have to do with polka is a bit of a mystery.
You may think you detest the word ‘moist’ because of the way it sounds, but research indicates that that’s not the full story.
Happy first day of (meteorological) summer!
Let’s go inside the mysterious infrastructure that stores our water.