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These Instagram Stars Decorate Their Beards With Glitter and Feathers

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Brian Delaurenti and Johnathan Dahl are two 25-year-olds with very impressive facial hair. Delaurenti is a painter and Dahl is musician, but in their spare time, they like to decorate their beards with flowers, paint, and glitter. Their Instagram, The Gay Beards, features all of their creative beard arrangements. 

The duo have been friends since they were eight years old. Last year, they came up up with the idea for the account. "We were sitting on the couch, feeling anxiously creative, and we though why not go take a picture of our beards?" they told The Groomed Man Co. "We went off exploring, took a couple photos for our newly created Instagram and the rest truly was history. You could say it just felt right."

The men's full beards have been in the making since 2013. Once a week, Dahl and Delaurenti have creative sessions to decide what fun things to do next. It can take anywhere from 20 minutes to two hours to get everything situated before a shoot. 

Despite the planning involved, both of the hirsute Instagram stars are enjoying their newfound fame. 

"Getting to meet people out in public has by far been the most memorable thing from starting 'The Gay Beards,'" they have said. "We don’t consider ourselves to be extraordinary people, however having the pleasure to meet strangers from time to time while we are out and about is simply extraordinary."

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You Can Now Order Food Through Facebook
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After a bit of controversy over its way of aggregating news feeds and some questionable content censoring policies, it’s nice to have Facebook roll out a feature everyone can agree on: allowing you to order food without leaving the social media site.

According to a press release, Facebook says that the company decided to begin offering food delivery options after realizing that many of its users come to the social media hub to rate and discuss local eateries. Rather than hop from Facebook to the restaurant or a delivery service, you’ll be able to stay within the app and select from a menu of food choices. Just click “Order Food” from the Explore menu on a desktop interface or under the “More” option on Android or iOS devices. There, you’ll be presented with options that will accept takeout or delivery orders, as well as businesses participating with services like Delivery.com or EatStreet.

If you need to sign up and create an account with Delivery.com or Jimmy John’s, for example, you can do that without leaving Facebook. The feature is expected to be available nationally, effective immediately.

[h/t Forbes]

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The Seemingly Simple ‘Math’ Problem That Stumped the Internet
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If you’re a regular Mental Floss reader, you know that we love a good brain teaser. And the one below, which originated on Facebook and has been shared more than 150,000 times, is a great one to test just how sharp you are on a Friday evening at the end of a long workweek.

It’s a seemingly simple enough task: spot the error. Your time starts now…

We’ll give you a minute …

And a little space for you to scroll down to find the answer …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you figure it out?

The “mistake” is that the word “mistake” is misspelled on the instruction sheet on the left. If you missed that completely, you’re not alone: the grid of numbers is what immediately grabs your attention.

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