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10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …


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This dog refusing to leave the park is all of us

Listen. We know what summer weekends are like. When the weather is nice, we can be outside all day without complaint. That’s why this dog who doesn’t …


NASA video of the aurora borealis from space will make you catch your breath

If you didn’t want to be an astronaut before today, you will now. Recently, NASA scientists aboard the International Space Station had the honor of …

The whole universe fits in one image with a special trick of math

The universe is enormous — so vast that it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like in one image.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA.<p>He created the image below that shows the observable …


All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

Finding a particular NASA image used to mean digging around a bunch of separate websites. Not anymore!<p>NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of …


This Photo Contains the Moon, Jupiter, and Jupiter’s Moons

On April 10th, 2017, there was a special meeting in the night sky: the Moon was seen close to Jupiter and Jupiter’s four largest moons, known as the …

I Photograph The Beauty Of Ballet

I try to show how beautiful is the Ballet and his ballerinas in Buenos Aires.

Buenos Aires

Under-Dogs: I Photograph Dogs From Underneath

I am presenting the Under-dogs project.<p>Under-cats, Under-rabbits and Under-horse projects are the projects that had been published before. Pets …

awwww-cute: “Up to no good (Source: http://ift.tt/2mdeG1q) ”

This incredibly luxurious hotel has the most Instagram followers

One incredibly luxurious hotel has enchanted visitors with its opulent interiors, but travellers who can’t go in person have instead made it the most followed hotel on social media.<p>The Burj Al Arab in Dubai has 500,000 followers on Instagram and Facebook, which is says makes it the world’s most …

Social Media

A Very Clever Dog Visits a Pet Store to Choose, Pay For and Carry Out His Own Treats Out to the Car

While shopping in a pet food store, a very clever border collie was allowed by his human to pick out his own treats. Upon reaching the register, the …


sleepy kitty https://t.co/tLBb5STDrL

beautiful-wildlife: “Marten by © Megan Lorenz ”

This Golden Retriever Has An Adorable Obsession

This retriever has a heart of gold.<p>Whenever Cesar Fernandez-Chavez walks his dog, Louboutina, or Loubie for short, around his Manhattan neighborhood, it takes longer than one would expect. That’s because the 5-year-old golden retriever usually won’t budge until she’s given Fernandez-Chavez a big, …


Watch planets orbit a star 129 light-years away

Astronomers captured this 7-year time lapse of planets orbiting a faraway star.<p>The past few years have seen an explosion in the discovery of planets outside our solar system. Astronomers have now confirmed 3,442 exoplanets in the galaxy. And they think there could be 100 billion or more in …


10+ Of The Best Dog Tattoo Ideas Ever

A dog isn't just a pet. They do not care about your career choices, your wealth or your flaws, a dog will love you no questions asked.<p>It's no …

How I Turned My Camera-Shy Rescue Dog Into A Confident Photo Model

People often ask me how it’s possible my dogs pose so patiently for my camera. My three rescue dogs are conditioned to know that photos mean fun and …

Why do dogs sleep so much?

What's your dog doing right now? Unless it's dinnertime, there's a good chance he's sleeping. As every dog owner knows, dogs sleep a lot.<p>In fact, …


People Are Posting Pics Of Their Animals Before & After Being Called A Good Boy

When reddit user 'JavaReallySucks' posted a pic titled "dog before and after being called a good boy" it instantly inspired others to try the same …


This Was the First Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, New York City’s most famous festive flora, will be lit on Wednesday night and will remain lit until Jan. …

New York City

Snow Globe Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

<i>These gorgeous Snow Globe Cupcakes are topped with edible gelatin bubbles. That’s right–you can eat both the cupcakes AND the globe! They look so</i> …


First kisses can be awkward 😝 http://t.co/2HaVohOjX7

These Photos Of Flying Kittens Are What You Need Right Now

Photographer Seth Casteel wants more people to adopt cats. His plan is simple yet genius: take really cute pictures of cats. And, when possible, really cute pictures of cats <i>mid-air.</i><p>Casteel’s recent photography book, titled “Pounce,” features adorable felines flying through the atmosphere, sure to …