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I'm reposting this image because it's been selected as a finalist in a contest being run by @charitywater and @beautifuldestinations. It's up against some other pretty incredible images. Have a look at the @charitywater account and vote for the one you like best! The winner will get a chance to travel to India to learn more about charity: water's work there. What an incredible experience that would be.

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Pretty Woman's 25th Anniversary

Looking back at the rom-com that kicked off the 90s and turned Julia Roberts into America’s Sweetheart.

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

H&M Suits, Bright Red Dresses And More Looks That Made Our Best Dressed List

It's happening! We are finally starting to see prints and color on the red carpet, a true sign that spring awaits.<p>Although the majority of our best-dressed list is made up of black dresses and jumpsuits, a few A-listers stood out from the pack in bright red and floral ensembles. These pops of …

Red Carpet

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

Weird & Wild<p>It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed …

National Parks

This Single Dad Couldn't Do His Daughter's Ponytail, So He Went To Cosmetology School

Colorado-based dad Greg Wickherst has been shaving his head his whole adult life, so when it came time to put his daughter Izzy's hair into a ponytail, he was clueless. "Hair has definitely not been my thing," Greg told The Huffington Post.<p>Greg and Izzy's mother split up over a year ago, and the …

Parenting

At Last, Taylor Swift Reveals Her Mysterious Belly Button

She really does have one!<p>Last year, observant fans began to notice that Taylor Swift's crop tops all had one mysterious thing in common: they <i>never</i> revealed her belly button. Internet conspiracy theories quickly followed. Was she born sans belly button? Did she shake things off so much that her …

Dough pours in for pizza delivery guy after 'belittling' at car business

<b>(CNN) —</b> Seven dollars multiplied by empathy on an online fundraising page equals more than $11,000 for a pizza delivery guy who received an apology for how he was treated at a Massachusetts business.<p>The sales manager of a Westport car dealership has apologized "for the actions" of employees caught …

Online Life

A Proposal Done Through a Fake Jewelry Commercial Shoot

This isn’t very photography related, but it could make for an interesting 8-minute break to your day. The video above is the story of how commercial …

Nikon 1200-1700mm Helps French Photogs Capture Hostage Situation from a Safe Distance

On essaye de glaner des images comme on peut #CaCestDuZoom #Dammartin pic.twitter.com/uyAFTwTULT<p>— Maxime Goldbaum (@MaximeGoldbaum) January 9, 2015<p><i>Le</i> …

Gaston Humbles Tourist During Push-Up Contest At Walt Disney World

No one fights like Gaston, douses lights like Gaston, and apparently no one goes viral like Gaston.<p>Shortly after a little girl became an Internet sensation by giving the "Beauty and the Beast" villain a piece of her mind at Walt Disney World, Gaston is generating views on YouTube again. This time, …

Walt Disney Company

11 Disney Treats That Are Totally Worth A Trip To The Park

We're just a <i>little</i> bit in love with Disneyland -- and with uncovering every hush-hush secret hidden within the Happiest Place on Earth.<p>And many of those secrets, we've learned, are foods. From fine dining offerings (like layered sandwiches and pie à la mode) to guilty-pleasure classics (bring on …

Chugging Eggnog Lands Man in Hospital for 3 Days

This is a public service announcement. In case you were ever tempted to enter a eggnog chugging contest, resist — even if the grand prize is a sweet …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

College & University

Too Much Nighttime iPhone Use May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

From the editors of ELLE.com, this goes beyond just messing with your sleep.<p>Can't tear yourself away from Pinterest when it's time for bed? You might be seriously hurting yourself. According to a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, using gadgets before bed can …

Sleep

This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season

Bristol, England-based photographer Peter Thorpe has a special treat for his clients every holiday season. For the past 20 years, he has sent …

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Nikon D750 Review | It’s Achilles, Less His Heel

When people let themselves go a bit, or crest the hill of middle age and begin the unrelenting slope to physical demise, there are a myriad of things …

Gear & Gadgets

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Peter Lik Print Sells for $6.5 Million, Shattering Record for Most Expensive Photo

Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik has taken the crown for most expensive photo ever sold. “Phantom,” the picture shown above, was sold to a …

An Apology & Travel Tips... From Professionals!

What kind of writer would I be if I didn't listen to my readers? Not one that is willing to grow and learn. After I wrote my piece on planning a honeymoon based on my personal experience, the commentary was overwhelming; it took me almost a full day to sort through my inbox! After I waded through …

Monkey found in Ikea wearing sheepskin coat needs new home

The sanctuary looking after Darwin the monkey, whose picture went viral after he was found in an Ikea store, is asking for $500,000 in donations to move him to a better home<p>A monkey who gained worldwide fame after being found inside an Ikea store wearing a sheepskin coat needs a new home, and his …

A bridge in the forest

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

Skin Care