(MANILA) — A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday in the annual pageant held this year in the Philippines. Iris Mittenaere from the small town of Lille in northern France said in reply to a final question from pageant host Steve Harvey that she would be honored if she just…

via Miss France Has Been Crowned Miss Universe in the Philippines — TIME

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The Ugly Truth About ‘Casual Relationships’ And Why I’ll Never Do It Again — Thought Catalog

edricI never thought I would ever do it. What’s the point of getting physical with someone when you know it isn’t going anywhere? Why waste time lusting over someone who frankly, doesn’t want a relationship? But of course, I fell down the rabbit hole and tried to do casual dating. I tried my hardest. I…

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End of the Road Festival 2016: Exclusive Portraits — Consequence of Sound

For the first time in nearly six years, End of the Road faced several buckets of rain, but the Wiltshire, England, festival still brought sunny vibes with its performances. Aside from our traditional review, Nina Corcoran was able to catch up with some of the event’s performers for exclusive portraits backstage at Larmer Tree Gardens, including Broken…

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Zimbabwe Is Removing the Horns of Its Rhino to Stop Them From Being Poached — TIME

Zimbabwe is set to employ a new strategy to ensuring that dozens of rhino in its national parks are protected from poachers: It is removing their sought-after horns. At least 100 rhino in state-run parks across the African country will be de-horned, a conservation group was quoted as saying by Reuters on Tuesday. “We want…

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About Your Mother’s Wedding Dress, poem by Esther Rohm (WHEN I MOVED Poetry and Prose Series) — Silver Birch Press

About Your Mother’s Wedding Dress by Esther Rohm The apartment husk still holds the shape of our life gutted out, left now with only rubbish and my wedding dress. The dress hangs bereaved in the closet. I plan to forget it. (If you can lie by omission, can you steal by giving? By leaving something […]

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First Identical Twin Puppies Have Been Born in South Africa — TIME

An Irish wolfhound has given birth to what are believed to be the first identically genetic puppies in history. Veterinarian Kurt de Cramer was performing a Caesarean section on the dog in South Africa’s Rant en Dal Animal Hospital in Mogale City when he noticed that she had an unusual bulging by her uterus, the…

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