Melissa Lockwood Anthony

12 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 12 Following | @MysticMamaMel | BA in English, freelance writer, management for the nonprofit Volunteers of America, mother, crafting genius

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Subway's Chicken Is Only 50% Chicken, DNA Study Finds

Subway’s chicken is a ruse.<p>The fast-food chain’s poultry might seem like a viable alternative to less healthy options -- no one really eats the …

Fast Food

Odd Yet Beautiful Houseplants You May Not Have Heard Of

Indoor plants add some life and color to your interior spaces, and contrary to popular belief they don't just sit around doing nothing all day …

Every Single Bro at the Bar, Ranked

Richard Feynman was a theoretical physicist who died in 1988, and never experienced the true joy of hanging out with the modern bro in a bar. But he …

Martin Shkreli

Scientists Find Out How Much Pee Is Really In The Swimming Pool

Urine for a shock!<p>A whiz of a study has determined just how much urine may be in the average public pool.<p>And urine for a shock: It’s more than anyone wants.<p>The news leak ― actually, the news <i>about</i> leaks ― comes from a team of researchers in Canada who were looking for a way to detect urine in a …

Swimming Pools

Gawker Was Murdered by Gaslight

Image by Jim CookeA lie with a billion dollars behind it is stronger than the truth. Peter Thiel has shut down Gawker.com.This is the final act in …

Journalism

Merriam-Webster 2016 Word-of-the-Year: "Fuuuuuuuuuuck"

SPRINGFIELD, MA – The dictionary editors at Merriam-Webster have found that the most used word of 2016 was “fuuuuuuuuuuuuck”, followed closely by …

Lawyers would rather try heinous murder cases rather than one family law case.

Some Tulsa attorneys admit they would rather try a number of heinous murder cases rather than one family law case.<p><b>Judges have been heard to say they</b> …

Judge Employs Emojis And Simple Language In Opinion And It’s Terrific

An unusual decision has come to light over the past week, and while it may have William Blackstone rolling over in his grave, this opinion from the …

Spectacular Writing Tools

A collection of products that will improve your writing instantly.. Discover 29 curated products like Medium 2.0 and Telegraph about Spectacular …

9 Tools That Will Help You Become a Better Writer

If one of your goals for 2017 is to become a better or more frequent writer, there are plenty of tools you can use to help you along the way. We …

10 Must-Try Tools If You Love Freelance Writing (Bonus: Most Are Free!)

Freelance writers are always looking for ways to streamline the drudgery we often don’t get paid for – things like finding new gigs, doing background …

Writing