In 1957, This Dog Made History By Being The First Animal To Orbit The Earth

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When we think about animals in space, we usually think of primates, such as Albert II the rhesus monkey and Ham the chimp, but did you know that the first animal to orbit our planet was actually a dog? Laika was a stray mutt living on the streets of Moscow, but she was chosen by […]

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7 Lesser-Known Serial Killers We Should All Learn More About

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Like many people, I have always been deeply fascinated by serial killers. Before you take that the wrong way, let me explain. I don’t mean to say that I idolize serial killers or condone their actions in any way. The heinous crimes they commit disgust me as much as the next […]

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This Haunting Icelandic Hymn Is Just What We all Need To Keep Calm And Carry On

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If You Like Chicken And Fajitas, You’ll Absolutely Love This Easy Recipe

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); There’s nothing quite like a sizzling skillet of fajitas at a restaurant. Sure, they’re pretty dangerous to be around, but who cares if you burn your tongue and your fingers assembling a delicious wrap? Not me. Then again, hypothetically speaking, if there was a way to eat fajitas that was just […]

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These Are The Results When You Photograph Female Beauty In 37 Countries

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Mihaela Noroc traveled all around the world to show that stunning female beauty is everywhere. Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/v/5o9Dp6D91fI. BuzzFeed Video / Via youtube.com 2. This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere buzzfeed.com 3. The Atlas Of Beauty theatlasofbeauty.tumblr.com Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/beckycatherineharris/the-beauty-of-women-all-around-the-world

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This Guy Made An Awesome Sandbox With Benches For His Kids

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Growing up, my sandbox was a backyard oasis where I could truly escape the stresses of being a kid, while simultaneously exploring my creative side. There were only ever two downsides to spending all day, every day in my sandbox: the uncomfortable feeling of having sand in every nook and cranny and keeping wildlife from […]

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This Chef Is Making Pasta On Instagram, And Its Amazingly Soothing

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); I didn’t know yoga for your eyes was a thing. Then I watched chef Miyuki Adachi form pasta by hand and I felt serene, calm, and a little hungry…just like after regular yoga, except not as sweaty. I can’t take my eyes off of these green swirls. Look at this hand […]

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He Redefines Beauty By Turning Something We Find Ugly Into Incredible Artwork

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It seems like the accepted approach to letting strangers know you’re offended by their dirty windshields is to emblazon them with choice four-letter words. While I’m totally into that, what Scott Wade does to his windows when they’re dirty is so much better (and certainly way less malicious). The artist, who grew up along a […]

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These Stuffed Animals Might Look Funny, But What They’re Doing For Kids Is Amazing

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When we were little, our stuffed animals served as fluffy confidantes. They sat with us at our tea parties, they stayed close at night to fend off bad dreams, and they comforted us when we were sick. What they didn’t typically do, however, is teach us important lessons that would ultimately stick with us for […]

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