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Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

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Portraits of People Holding Photos from Their Awkward Years

Just about everyone has gone through an awkward phase in their life and designer Merilee Allred's <i>Awkward Years Project</i> exposes just how much people can change with time and age. The ongoing portrait series features people holding up a picture of their former selves as kids with braces, questionable …

How Rags magazine shaped 70s counterculture

From raging against the fashion fascism of office dress codes to pioneering street style, <i>Rags</i> was the short-lived anti-establishment magazine that defined the countercultural spirit of the early 70s. Dubbed the <i>Rolling Stone</i> of fashion, the San Francisco-based title was published by the music …

Street Style

Photos Capture the Touching Moment a Couple Meets Their Adopted Baby

Minnesota couple David and Sarah Olson already had two wonderful sons, Zakary and Levi, but they always knew they wanted a third child–a beautiful baby girl to complete their family. After complications from her first two pregnancies, Sarah was unable to have any more children, so the couple …

Serena Williams Confirms ‘It Can Be Done’ While Accepting Sportsperson of the Year

Serena Williams accepted her award for Sports Illustrated's "Sportsperson of the Year" while wearing a lingerie-inspired dress complete with a strappy bustier top, sheer lace paneling, and a wraparound skirt with train. The all-black ensemble was a collaboration between the 34-year-old athlete and …

This New Particle Has Physicists Very Excited—If It's Real

Ralph Claus Grimm<p>Kristen Earle, Gabriel Billings, KC Huang and Justin Sonnenburg<p>Dr. Igor Siwanowicz<p>Daniel H. Miller and Ethan S. Sokol<p>Dr. Giorgio …

Cat calendar featuring Russian orthodox priests goes viral

Bearded clerics make rare foray into pop culture to pose with their pets for a glossy 2016 calendar. Global Voices reports<p>A calendar featuring Russian Orthodox priests posing at home with their feline pets has gone viral in Russia.<p>Priest + Cat is published by an association of Christian artists, …

Ho-ho-hot: 'Fashion Santa' has adults lining up for mall pictures with St Nick

Model Paul Mason isn’t your typical mall Santa, and he’s posing for selfies with shoppers to raise money for Toronto’s Sick Kids Foundation<p>More adults are lining up to snap a photo with Santa this year, because the St Nick at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre does not have a belly that shakes like …

Toronto

WNBA and its stars criticize Gilbert Arenas for ‘disgusting’ Instagram post

#ByeGilbert<p>Gilbert Arenas took to Instagram to post some sexist garbage criticizing the WNBA on Wednesday and the response from supporters of the league has been swift and fierce. Arenas' rant is the kind of thing that has absolutely no place in today's basketball community and top stars like Elena …

Satirical Series Reveals the Secret Lies Behind Picturesque Instagram Posts

Some Instagram photos are so perfect you can't help wondering how scenes like that actually exist. Beautifully crafted, the compositions might make you wish your life was that picturesque. Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone sheds some light on these types of impeccable images with her …

Satire

Answers to the 10 Most Searched Beauty and Fitness Questions of 2015

What are lip fillers?<p>Today, Google released its 2015 year-end report of the most searched and top trending topics on the search engine. And because many of the beauty and fitness questions you had were the same beauty and fitness questions <i>we</i> had, we dug up answers to the top 10 talked about …

& Other Stories’ Latest Campaign Celebrates Women That Are One-Of-A-Kind

with tattoos, scars, birthmarks, and body hair<p>Established in 2013, & Other Stories is a lingerie company that promotes collections of pieces functioned as comfortable and ready-to-wear. For the AW/15 season, & Other Stories wanted to showcase femininity with pastel pinks, deep maroons, jet blacks, …

A woman is suing Airbnb over an alleged hidden camera

Airbnb is facing a new lawsuit over a hidden camera in a rented apartment. Filed yesterday in Northern California District Court, the case concerns an Irvine, California apartment with a wireless camera allegedly installed in the living room. The plaintiff, a German woman named Yvonne Schumacher, …

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