Melissa Flood

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Tiny, faithful dog waits all night with missing 3-year-old in cornfield until help arrives

A lost 3-year-old was found Friday morning in a Butler County, Missouri, cornfield after going missing about 12 hours before.<p>She was asleep and unafraid when rescuers arrived — her faithful Yorkshire terrier had spent the night by her side, her family said in an interview with KFVS-TV.<p>The tiny dog …

Missouri

James Corden's 10 Best Carpool Karaoke Segments Ranked (Videos)

These are the most endlessly watchable, candid looks at pop music’s biggest stars

Music

My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me

I am that guy.<p>A little over a year ago, my wife, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, published a Modern Love essay called “You May Want to Marry My Husband.” At 51, Amy was dying from ovarian cancer. She wrote her essay in the form of a personal ad. It was more like a love letter to me.<p>Those words would be the …

Relationships

Can’t Do the 7-Minute Workout? Neither Can I

It’s been four years since researchers from the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute in Orlando first published a series of 12 exercises that became a fitness craze known as the 7-Minute Workout.<p>After the workout was first reported in The New York Times, dozens of 7-Minute Workout apps and …

Exercise

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

Swan Songs: Music For Your Final Exit

Chances are your life story can be told in a series of songs — a mix of the music you heard and loved at various stages in your life, from infancy through your teen years, on into adulthood and beyond. This is true all the way up to the final chapter of your life, after you've shuffled off this …

Music

The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

12 Vegetable Garden Plans & Layout Ideas That Will Inspire You

Are you ready to plant your garden, but are feeling a little unsure of how to lay it out?<p>Well, it seems everyone faces that dilemma each year. The …

Create a No-Till Garden and Retire Your Tiller Forever

Sometimes the best way to improve something is to let it be. A no-till garden is a perfect example. And creating one also means less work for you. …

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

Can I reuse old potting soil? | Gardener's Supply

YES, you can use the old soil in your pots, planters and raised beds. Just start the season with a special boost that ensures good results. With a …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

20+ Photos Reveal What It’s Like To Raise Boys

As someone who was the only child in the family, I had always thought that having a few brothers would make my life way more fun. Sara Easter, a …

Photography

‘I could hear things, and I could feel terrible pain’: when anaesthesia fails

Anaesthesia remains a mysterious and inexact science – and thousands of patients still wake up on the operating table every year. By Kate Cole-Adams<p>When Rachel Benmayor was admitted to hospital, eight and a half months pregnant, in 1990, her blood pressure had been alarmingly high and her doctor …

Anesthesia

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

The chemical industry doesn’t want you to be afraid of Teflon pans. You should be.

<b>(Shutterstock/YARUNIV Studio)</b><p>Health experts and advocates say nonsticks should have been banned years ago; fortunately, you can mitigate risk<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>February 5, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>Nonstick pans are an icon of the postwar “Better Living Through Chemistry” epoch of technological enamorment; …

Hidden tunnel could lead to Mayan 'entrance to the underworld'

<b>(CNN) —</b> This month, archaeologists in Mexico will begin excavating a secret tunnel thought to lead beneath a pyramid built by the ancient Maya.<p>The tunnel was sealed off centuries ago by the Maya, but archaeologists plan to clear it in order to reach a hidden "cenote" -- an underwater cavern that …

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Exercise

34 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts That'll Help You Lose Weight

Jumpstart your results with the right breakfast.<p>Eat breakfast. Eat protein. If you're trying to lose weight—or just eat and live a bit healthier—those are two tips you shouldn't ignore. And, if you combine them by starting each day with a high-protein breakfast, well, you're pretty much unstoppable.<p>…

Breakfast

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Exercise

Eating apples and tomatoes could undo smoking-related lung damage

We know that the lungs are very delicate organs – which is why lung cancer is such a miserable disease.<p>But new research suggests that you might be …

Cancer

12 Books for Winter Break

Arguably more fun than working through a last-minute shopping list: lining up your stack of books to take you through the winter months. To get you …

Books

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

The Lost Children of Tuam

Ireland wanted to forget. But the dead don’t always stay buried.

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships