Dawn Verdegan

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27 Puppies Who Are Too Cute To Be Real

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This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

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New Jersey Passes Historic Bill to Ban Sale of Elephant Ivory, Rhino Horn

Photo by Shutterstock<p>This week, New Jersey’s legislature took a brave step against elephant poaching, by passing a bill that eliminates the trade in …

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Help Save the World's Oceans by Supporting the Ocean Cleanup Array!

Plastic waste in the ocean is no joke – there are millions of tons of it out there, wreaking all kinds of havoc on sea life and the ocean’s ecology. …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

29 Weird Museums - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.210)

Neanderthal faces emerge from the gloom of a Spanish cave

Ancient skulls recovered from a deep cave in northern Spain are the oldest known remains to show clear signs of Neanderthal facial features, researchers claim.<p>Scientists reconstructed 17 skulls from pieces of bone found in the mud at Sima de los Huesos, or the "Pit of Bones", in the Atapuerca …

Bones found in Spanish cave belonged to primitive Neanderthals – video

A haul of bones in a chamber at the bottom of a 14-metre-deep shaft in the Sima de los Huesos ('Pit of bones') cave in Spain are thought to belong to a primitive form of Neanderthal. The skulls, which are around 430,000 years old, are the earliest to show Neanderthal-like teeth and jaws, but the …

'The World at Night' Reveals Beauties of Earth and Sky

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75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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5 Basil Smoothies That Will Totally Blow Your Mind

...and your tastebuds.<p>Chances are, you love basil in pesto sauce and on pizza—but never thought to toss it in a smoothie. Well, trust us when we tell you that this herb is actually a great complement to tons of different fruits. Or don't trust us—and just try one of these absolutely …