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Beauty Vs. Happiness (Infographic)

Cosmetics are a multi-billion dollar industry, with an average of $174.8 billion dollars being spent on beauty products per year worldwide. This leaves us to wonder... does it work? Money may not be a…

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5 Amazing Parks in the Sky (Slideshow)

When a railroad becomes defunct, what happens to the tracks and stations left over? All too often, they are abandoned to overgrowth and rot. However, in a few special cases, the community takes the ra…

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Dutch Beachcombers – A Dying Breed

Dutch beachcombers are a dying breed. In the past, objects would regularly wash ashore on the beaches of the long Dutch coast and the Wadden islands in the north of the Netherlands. But modern shippin…

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Learning to Love the Wind

To meet ambitious renewable energy goals, Amsterdam must convince residents to accept wind turbines. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "nRefcaEiHWr4fjfF", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsL…

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In Vitro Hamburger Meat Currently in Development

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com It's entirely possible that we're less than a year away from reading the food review of the world’s first in vitro hamburger. Yes, you read that correctly. …

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In Praise of Taxes

A few weeks ago I was traveling in my home country, The Netherlands. On my way to a morning meeting in Amsterdam I got stuck in traffic. When I had finally parked my car, I learned that the traffic ch…

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What makes the author think white wines are sweet? There are wonderful whites that are every bit as…

Jesse looks happy, but I wonder if this dog is over-trained just for the amusement of us humans!!!

Sex ??? Whats that??? lol!!!

Sweet elephant. Glad he was rescued.

I need about 10 Jesse's.