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Nutello the Fashionable Pug Has an Amazingly Stylish Wardrobe

We've seen some cute and even fashionable animals before, but few hold a candle to Nutello, an adorable pug with an amazing wardrobe. The Switzerland-based canine's style ranges from hipster to preppy, and he's even able to make doggy athletic clothing look cool. Depending on the time of year, …

Clothing

Elephant Poachers “Will not Have the Last Word in Kenya”

Changing Planet<p>A plume of dark smoke curled over Nairobi National Park in Kenya last week. A funeral pyre of 15 tonnes of elephant tusks had been erected and set alight on a day that was at once tragic and full of hope.<p>Kenya’s latest ivory burn comes at the end of a momentous week for elephants and …

Old MacDonald Had a Yard: Animal Care in Suburbia

Yard-to-table eating is all the buzz. Last week a yet-to-be-invented invention made an Australian father-and-son team the overnight stewards of millions of crowdfunding dollars—and the good intentions—of the good-food movement. It was sort of like becoming instant pop stars, but more quickly and …

Agriculture

Unusual 'Backstage' Things You Can Only Do In London

Los Angeles resident Adaeze Uyanwah recently won what was perhaps the ultimate travel contest. After submitting a brief statement and short video explaining why she should be picked, the University of California film student got a call informing her that she was chosen from among over 10,000 …

Adventurer Sets Record for Farthest South Swim on Earth

“‘Cold’ is a word that holds no meaning in a blizzard in the Antarctic Ocean. It was very difficult to breathe. I was gasping for air. I kept telling myself to keep calm. I’ve never experienced anything like it, ” says extreme swimmer Lewis Pugh of his record-setting swim.<p>Pughs hands were warmer …

Humpback Whales

Smiley Golden Retriever With No Eyes Brings Comfort to Mentally Ill and Disabled

Born without eyes, Smiley the golden retriever had a rough start in life. Though he's now the ripe old age of 10, he spent his first few years in a puppy mill and when Joanne his owner adopted him, she had to have his eyes sewn shut because his eyelids had turned into the empty sockets and were …

Pets

Prince William tackles illegal wildlife trade in China

Duke of Cambridge feeds carrots to elephant rescued from poacher’s trap in Xishuangbanna as he gives speech on illegal wildlife trade on final day in China<p>The <b>Duke of Cambridge</b> has called on China to stamp out the “vicious” trade in illegal wildlife products as he took his fight against poaching to …

Archaeology

Archaeology

50th Anniversary of ‘The Sound of Music’

Buzzfeed Launches Cute or Not App for Pets

Buzzfeed is going all in with experimental apps. After acquiring GoPop last week, its launching its first experimental app. As expected, it’s so full of cute animals, your heart may burst.<p>Available today, the Cute or Not app for iOS is a mix of the old Hot or Not site and Tinder. You’re presented …

Pets

I Heart My City: Andreina’s Panama City

Avid traveler and Venezuelan national <b>Andreina Pantin</b> moved to the Republic of Panama in 2009, and has been exploring the ins and outs of its capital city ever since. The strategic planning consultant and mother of two believes that “to love a place, it is important to know it, its people, and its …

Articles about coastal commissions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...<p>The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.<p>Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the …

Homebase

6 Foods That Work Better in Pairs

It takes two.<p>People say you are what you eat, but really, you are what your body can absorb from what you eat. Choosing the most nutrient-dense foods is a good start—but if you truly want to take your health kick to the next level, you should know how to eat strategically to increase the …

Say hey, baseball: The Yankees still don't want to pay A-Rod

Thursday morning's baseball finds the Yankees don't want to pay A-Rod his milestone bonuses, the Red Sox should get Cliff Lee, and Josh Hamilton could face disciplinary action.<p>Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of …

Alex Rodriguez

Miami's Choice: Bigger Ships or Coral Reefs?

This Drunk Crustacean Calendar Really Speaks to Us - PAPER

In case the Nicki Minaj, Nude Panda or James Franco selfie calendars won't go with your kitchen/office décor, here's a new one that really speaks to us: the Drunk Crustaceans calendar. The brainchild of DJ/photographer and 2014 PAPER Beautiful Person Leslie Kirchhoff and Drew Berezowitz, the …

Nicki Minaj

Here Are All The Crazy Ways Humans Are Changing Nature

A new photo series titled “A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World” documents the ways humans are changing the natural world. Shot and edited by Robert Zhao Renhui, whose work explores the ethics and morality of man’s relationship to nature, the images catalogue how animals and organisms evolve …

Who's more popular? Labrador retriever stays No. 1; L.A. loves bulldogs

If it is true that dogs are a reflection of their owners, then Angelenos are short, squat couch potatoes with wrinkled faces, who snore loudly and would rather watch TV than jog on the beach.<p>How could it be that the stout little bulldog, who cannot even swim, is the most popular breed in Los …

Pets

Vacationing in Iran: To Go or Not to Go?

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Borna_Mirahmadian</i><p><b>By Nicolle Monico</b><p>Last week, <i>NPR</i> broadcast a story entitled <i>'You Are Invited': Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign Tourists</i>, which juxtaposed the revolution's slogan, "Death to America," with its current international tourism campaign inviting foreigners (even …

Banksy Goes Undercover in Gaza, Releases New Works and Eye-Opening Video

The world's most famous street artist, Banksy, returned to Palestine to create a series of powerful new works. In 2005, he made several paintings on Israel's West Bank barrier wall. This time, the artist goes undercover, making a satirical travel advertisement for Gaza. The 2-minute film shows …

Israel

Deadly Frog Fungus Pops Up in Madagascar, An Amphibian Wonderland

Madagascar has been spared the scourge of the chytrid fungus, until recently.<p>Madagascar is home to a mind-boggling array of frogs, 99 percent of which are found nowhere else in the world. But a study released Thursday finds the island nation now also hosts the greatest threat to amphibian …

Zoology

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Top 20 Free Things To Do In Paris

With travel prices escalating regularly, it's good to know that some of the best things in Paris actually are free. Inquisitive visitors willing to stray a bit off the beaten tourist path will be amply rewarded by discovering many of Paris's lesser-known treasures, while saving enough euros to …

She Climbs Like a Girl—and It’s Awesome

You probably remember UK-based climber Hazel Findlay from our recent <i>National Geographic</i> magazine story, Impossible Rock, where a team of climbers went to Oman to test the country’s deepwater soloing. Some of the photos from that assignment, captured by Jimmy Chin, became instant classics. You may …

Climbing

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

It's been at the top of our social media newsfeeds almost every day in February: We've deemed the winter of 2015 is the craziest, coldest, snowiest, crispest, wind-chilliest, nuttiest, frozenest (<i>not a word</i>), intensest, kookiest, briskest, bleakest, iciest, snow plow-i-est winter in the history of …

Town Accuses Photographer of Staging His Shots That Won World Press Photo

Charleroi is a town of about 200,000 people in Belgium that has fallen upon some tough times in recent years due to increases in unemployment, …

The 12 Most Epic Sledding Hills On Earth

Whether you live for snow or would prefer to live without it, winter (and snow) can be lots of fun. Take advantage of all the wonderful things winter has to offer from cozy nights by the fire with some hot chocolate to heart-racing descents down powder-filled hills. You can't beat winter, so you …

Many Animals—Including Your Dog—May Have Horrible Short-Term Memories

Dogs may forget an event less than two minutes after it happened, according to a new study.<p>The next time your dog happily greets an old friend, remember this: Your pup likely can't remember the last time they met.<p>We often say someone has "a memory like an elephant," or, if it's a forgetful person, …

The Brain

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …