Melissa Moyer

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8 Delicious Weeknight Dinners Under 400 Calories

When it comes to weeknight dinners, usually something's gotta give. Maybe you whip up a quick meal, but it's not that healthy. Or you take the time to make a healthy dinner, but it's not that satisfying. But these eight dishes have it all: They're fast, flavorful <i>and</i> fewer than 400 calories per …

Cooking

Drew Barrymore: I didn't really have parents

At 39 years old, it's safe to say Drew Barrymore has been through a lot. Though her famously turbulent childhood included rehab at the age of 14 and getting emancipated at 15, the "Charlie's Angels" actress is clearly in a happy, more settled down place these days. Married to art consultant Will …

12 Small Ways To Travel More This Year

We often trick ourselves into thinking of travel as a big-time event -- and the truth is, you're not always going to have thousands of dollars to fund a plane ticket, hotel room and dozens of meals out. But you <i>are</i> always going to have wanderlust, and there <i>is</i> a way to cure it without breaking the …

Travel

Mexican Folk Art Sculptures Created by Residents of Oaxaca

In the Tree Magic Folk Art Etsy store, wooden Mexican folk art sculptures of stylized animals come to life with vibrant colors and whimsical features. The sculptures are created by residents of Oaxaca, decorated with elements characteristic of folk art from the state –designs made of brightly …

Sculpture

Vik Muniz's New Shredded Postcard Collages of Destinations Around the World

Sao Paolo, Brazil-born artist Vik Muniz is debuting a new series of shredded collage work on January 16, and you're getting a sneak peek! The artist obsessively collects vintage photographs and postcards and then shreds and collages these pieces to create bold new imagery magnified to a staggering …

Art

Adorable Baby Sister Joins Famous Toddler and Puppy for Daily Naps

In the eight or so months since we last checked in Theo and Beau, the adorable best friends who take daily naps together, a lot has changed for the boy and his pup. Beau turned 3, the Shyba family celebrated Theo's one-year adoptaversary, and the famous duo became a trio! With the birth of little …

Cute Animals

These Inventions Are Weirder Than Anything You'll Find at CES This Year

Caption from LIFE. New back brush lets bather see just what she is up to.<br>Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>This week’s …

CES

18-Year-Old Artist's Amazingly Realistic Drawings of Celebrities

Although these images may look like snapshots of celebrities, they're actually the handiwork of Jack Ede, an 18-year-old artist who creates amazingly photorealistic portraits. Using graphite, colored pencils, and rubber erasers for blending, the UK-based teen crafts extraordinarily lifelike …

Drawing

Top 10 Ghost Towns

With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities.<p><i>Here’s a look at our top ten from around the world:</i><p><b>1. St. Elmo, Colorado</b><p>Once a booming mining town and trading post along railroad …

The end of a wandering way of life?

When world-wandering writer Candace Rose Rardon spent a week with the nomadic Moken off Thailand’s coast, she began to understand how travel and home intersect.<p><i>“The heart wants to go on; that is its dharma. For unless it moves, it dies.” – Rabindranath Tagore</i><p>I knew a man had died. On our boat ride …

Die Hard

The Negative Collection Sells Prints from Found Vintage Negatives

Native New Yorker Matthew Salacuse is successful editorial and documentary photographer. When not shooting celebrities or high-profile commercial …

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

Zucchini

Robert De Niro's thawing continues with HBO doc about late artist father

Remembering The Artist Robert De Niro Sr tells of a rise and bitter fall. It also offers a glimpse of the actor's fascinating psyche<p>The thawing of Robert De Niro has been as astonishing to witness as the shattering of a glacier cliff.<p>It started on the promotional trail for Silver Linings Playbook, …

America's Coolest Desert Towns (PHOTOS)

The little desert town of Marfa makes no logical sense. How did this dusty outpost in <i>far</i> West Texas become a buzzworthy contemporary art center?<p>Two words: pioneering spirit. It took folks with enough grit and vision and can-do attitude to invent a new life among the red rocks, sagebrush, and sand …

James Beard

Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101

Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea as West Africa braces against the spread of Ebola virus disease.<p>The World Health Organization, which says the outbreak is presenting the toughest public health challenge in four years, has not recommended any trade and travel restrictions.<p>Spread to Senegal …

KQED

How to praise kids: It’s a hot topic for many parents and educators. A lot of the conversation around it has stemmed from studies by Carol Dweck, …

Theo (The Dog) And Beau (The Toddler) Star In A Naptime Love Story

"We found him tucked together with his two siblings in the back yard of the Santa Cruz SPCA," mom of three Jessica Shyba writes on her blog, Momma's Gone City, of the puppy her family brought home last week.<p>"Big Bird -- as he was named at the shelter -- was the shyest of them all to meet us, though …

A Scientific Journal For Kids, Edited By Kids

Made up of editors as young as 5 years old, Frontiers for Young Minds is a science journal created by a UC Berkeley professor to teach kids peer review.<p>Science journals can be a bit… well, dense. To help bring more young people into the world of science and scientific research, a new science …

Science

28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

Every once in a while I come across a real gem on someone else’s blog that I fall in love with. Yesterday I somehow wandered onto a blog post called</i> …

Mason Jar Snow Globe Tutorial

**UPDATE** If you’re using the “new Blogger interface” an updated version of this tutorial is available here! With Pinterest gaining...<p>Ok, I admit …

Foldable Kitchen Helper

Lightweight, easy to move, fold and store, this Kitchen Helper safely and securely elevates children to countertop height so they can help out with …

22 New Chapters In The Most Adorable Naptime Love Story Ever

In November, we introduced you to Theo and Beau, a diminutive duo, that subsequently stole the Internet's heart. As a holiday gift to everyone, the magic continues on blogger Jessica Shyba's Instagram account.<p>we are thankful for hoodie weather. and each other.<p>"Beau and Theo have absolutely no idea …

Why Aren't We Rude to Grown-ups the Way We Are Rude to Kids?

• shares<p><i>Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.</i><p>—-<p>What …

Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

A new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being “more creative.”<p>Those who would consider themselves part of the creative class would probably agree that art is an important part of primary school education. Since school boards concerned about the …

Designer Dad Illustrates The Weirdest Things He Has Actually Said To His Kids

Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can …

Weird

The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

<i>“It is an error … to think of children as a special kind of creature, almost a different race, rather than as normal, if immature, members of a particular family, and of the human family at large,”</i> J. R. R. Tolkien wrote in his superb meditation on fantasy and why there’s no such thing as writing …

The Case for Nagging Kids About Their Homework

The backlash against "helicopter parenting" may have gone too far.<p>The helicopter parent has crashed and burned. With millennials reaching adulthood it has become clear that this hovering style of parenting results in overly dependent young adults, plagued by depression or less satisfaction with …

DIY Nessie | Pattern and Tutorial

I have been keeping this project a secret for far too long, and now that it is up on Buzz Feed I can finally share the reveal with you all! You may …