Dawn Verdegan

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27 Puppies Who Are Too Cute To Be Real

Try to pick a favorite. You won't be able to.

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

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>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 …

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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 …

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 …

Xeni Jardin

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 …

Photography

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

Neanderthal faces emerge from the gloom of a Spanish cave

Bones and skulls found in the cave show Neanderthal facial features appearing for the first time 430,000 years ago<p>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 …

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 - NBC News

Environment

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September

Cooking

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 …