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3 No-Heat Ways to Style Wet Hair in the Summertime

Hot town, summer in the city! With summer officially under way, temperatures are climbing into the 80s, 90s and 100s, and you know what the last thing we need is? A hair dryer blowing hot air in our faces first thing in the morning. Cotton is versatile enough to use in a number of ways, whether …

The 10 Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat up, get fit! Because the path to a strong, capable, toned body begins in the kitchen

What the Perfect Woman Looks Like, According to Men—And Women

Or what would happen if Angelina Jolie and Photoshop had a baby<p>We've seen what the perfect woman looks like…and she's kind of terrifying. A new survey by the online beauty retailer Escentual.com asked men and women to pick the "perfect" facial features from a list of celebrities in order to build …

Angelina Jolie

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe

I absolutely LOVE <b>Burt’s Bees Lip Balm</b> and I recreated the perfect copycat recipe from scratch!<p>History of Lip Balms<p>Our ancestors didn’t have the …

8 Foods These Experts Avoid At All Costs

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.

Tech Trends

The Waist-Cinching Workout for Toned Abs and Obliques

Define your waistline with this strengthening routine that gives your obliques some love<p>Give your workout routine a new twist—literally. These six moves hit all of your major muscle groups with extra emphasis on your obliques to whittle your middle. Move from one exercise to the next without …

Meet The Inspiring 18-Year-Old Who Built A Simple Water Purifier That Could Save Lives

A busy university professor didn’t have time to work closely with his high school student intern. So he sent her off to figure out her own project. What happened next will make you feel good about the future.<p>If you’re worried about the state of the planet, fear not. The next generation has it …

This Video Will Actually Give You Mild Hallucinations

Remember those magic-eye tests? Or those optical illusions that just don't quite seem to work? Well here's a trippy little video created by the team …

8 Things I’ve Learned from mental_floss Readers

It’s my Flossaversary! It’s been a year since my first piece for <i>mental_floss</i> was posted. Since then, I’ve posted over 120 articles about everything …

The amazing intelligence of elephants: http://gu.com/p/3jgfz/fb Researchers have found that elephants understand pointing. It's more evidence of their intelligence, yet people still hunt them. Photograph: AFP Photo/Carl de Souza

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Robin Williams

Why the world’s bees are dying: They’re stressed out

Scientists have struggled for years to pinpoint the cause of the global crash in bee populations, an affliction known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Everything from pesticides to poor nutrition to automotive exhaust has been blamed for the apian apocalypse. But if British scientists are right, bees …

Insects

Have you read about the 100 things you *don't* need to do before you die? Richard Osman's hilarious piece is the #MostRead today on Comment is free: http://gu.com/p/3j9de/tw

10 Stunning Sculptures Parked Perfectly on the Beach

With the end of summer near, we thought it was the perfect time to look back and show you some stunning sculptures that come alive on the beach. Australia has two big sculpture festivals that sit on the sand, Swell, which is in Queensland from now till September 22nd, and Sculpture by the Sea on …

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words

Within our lexicon lives a library of forgotten stories, developed over centuries and tucked away in words. Thanks to the dirty impulses of our …

10 Old English Words You Need to Be Using

If you learn just ten old words this month, let them be these, from Mark Forsyth's <i>The Horologicon: A Day’s Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the</i> …

more-u-know: Every nutritious food contains...

Every nutritious food contains vitamins, but certain foods are known for high concentrations of certain vitamins. This infographic identifies the …

These Magnetic Nanobots Could Carry Drugs Into Your Brain

The robots are coming from INSIDE the blood!<p>These tiny cages, each 100 microns long and 40 microns wide, may not look like much, but they are the new semi-trucks of targeted medicine delivery. Developed by a team of Chinese researchers, in conjunction with Swiss and South Korean institutes, the …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Refrigerator Jam ...

<b>Refrigerator Jam</b><p><b>Sugar-Free, Pectin-Free, makes 2 cups</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 1/3 cup strawberries<p>2/3 cup rhubarb<p>2 T raw honey or sweetener (or to taste)<p>2 T chia …

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

New York City

Illustrations by Jehan Choo