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15 Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD), publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account, @natgeo. Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/photocontest to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Wildlife, Landscapes, Underwater and Aerials. The entry fee is $15 (USD) per photo, and there is no limit to the number of submissions per entrant. The contest ends Friday, Nov. 17, at 12 p.m. EST. Our…

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The 2017 World Beard and Mustache Championships Gallery is Here

The 2017 Remington Beard Boss World Beard & Moustache Championships took place this past Labor Day Weekend at the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin, Texas. The three-day event takes place every two years and 2017 was the biggest yet since the modern tournament began in 1990. The popular event featured 26 total categories, stemming from the four main categories: best mustache, partial beard, full beard and ladies beard. ‘Best in Show’ was given to Jason Kiley, while MJ Johnson took first place in the cheek-beard category, Norbert Topf…

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The Dangers Of Automation: The Nations Eye-Candy Pool Boys Are Struggling To Compete With More Efficient, Sexier Pool-Cleaning Robots

Technological progress often comes at a price, especially when it comes to automation. More and more people are being put out of work with each new advancement in the field, and it seems like automation may now be pushing yet another time-honored industry to the brink of extinction, as an increasing number of Americas eye-candy pool boys are losing their jobs to sexier, more efficient pool-cleaning robots. Wow. This truly is a sign of the times. While pool cleaning used to be a reliable summer job for the nations hottest…

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