Susan Davies

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June 2015

Diversity

The 5 Trends Driving the Surge in ADHD

Until recently, 90% of all Ritalin takers lived in the U.S. Now, America is home to only 75% of Ritalin users. But that’s not because Americans are …

More than a decade later, missing Alabama boy found in Ohio

<b>(CNN) —</b> A child who was reported missing in Alabama 13 years ago has been found safe and unharmed in Cleveland, Ohio, authorities say.<p>Julian Hernandez was in the legal custody of his mother when he disappeared on August 28, 2002. He was 5 then.<p>It was suspected that his father, Bobby Hernandez, took …

Delayed flights lead to a ton of food waste

Besides likening themselves to cattle shoved into an airborne metal tube, there's nothing airline passengers like to complain about more than how terrible airplane food is. But how and where those disappointing in-flight meals get made is rarely thought of.<p>United Airlines recently let our cameras …

10 of the most stunning images in the running for National Geographic's Photo Contest

The committee will be accepting entries until November 16. Photos are being judged in three different categories: people, places, and nature.<p>The grand-prize-winning image will be published in the magazine. The photographer will receive $10,000 and a trip to the National Geographic headquarters in …

Science proves what you suspected: hiking's good for your mental health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.<p>Previous research has shown that just a 50-minute walk in nature can improve your mood, …

Turning Trauma into Power: Marina Abramovic on How Her Harrowing Childhood Became the Raw Material for Her Art

“You know you are an artist if you have to do art — it’s like breathing and you have no choice. Nothing should be able to stop you.”<p>Let’s get one thing out of the way: Although creative history is littered with tortured geniuses who survived terrible childhoods full of abuse and violence — take …

Top 11 Lighthouse Inns

The best thing about lighthouses is that they are located in the most beautiful coastal landscapes. There is something inherently romantic about the sight of a lighthouse standing strong on the edge of a cliff and its promise to lead the sailors safely to shore. Who wouldn't want to spend the night …

Lighthouse facts: 10 things you may not know | CNN Travel

Sunday Sweets: A Disney Movie Marathon, Part 2

<i>Sunday Sweets is our weekly NON-Wrecks feature, the better to remind you how wrecky the Wrecks are.</i><p>Ok, Easter's over, so let's get back to our …

Sunday Sweets: Toons From Our Childhood

I've been on a retro movie kick lately, and I gotta say, <i>Explorers?</i> The 80s flick about 3 kids who build a spaceship and go meet …

Sunday Sweets: A Disney Movie Marathon

Have you guys seen that NY Times article about a family that learned to communicate with their autistic son Owen through Disney movies? If not, GO …

Sunday Sweets: Art Nouveau

After our Art Deco feature, we figured it was high time for some Art Nouveau goodness!<p>Or more like <i>art nou-WOAH</i>, am I right?<p>I'm a huge fan of this …

Sunday Sweets: No Dungeons, Just Dragons

I dunno about you guys, but I <i>cannot get enough of dragons.</i> Seriously. Not only are they fantastic in every way, they also just have so much …

Sunday Sweets: Pretty as a Peacock

When I was younger, I read somewhere that having peacock feathers in the house was bad luck. Something about the "eyes" on the feathers being …

Sunday Sweets For Roy G. Biv

I don't know if you've noticed lately, but the sun is kind of awesome.<p>It gives off all this bright, pure light - but refract that light though a …

Witches' Cauldron Cake Using Craftsy.com's Fondant Frills Class! - Juniper Cakery | Bespoke Cakes in Yorkshire & the Humber

We’re always excited to try out new techniques, recipes, styles and tastes circulating in the cake decorating industry. With this in mind we were …

Sunday Sweets: New Year's Delusions

As we recover from our holiday revelry and look forward to 2014, it's time for that most dreaded of traditions: <i>making our new year's resolutions.</i><p>Of …

Sunday Sweets: Minion Mashup

Ever since I first saw "Despicable Me," I've been telling everyone that what I really need are minions.<p><i>(By Kidacity)</i><p>(And that unicorn. He's so fluffy …

Do You Copy?

When you order a Minnie Mouse cake:<p>... and get a Goofy wreck:<p><i>Ouch.</i><p>We all know bakers get some strange requests when it comes to cake designs, but …

Sunday Sweets: Creepy Treats!

Well hellooooo there, my unsuspecting mortal friends. This week we are <i>vamping</i> up for everyone's favorite holiday, Halloween! So come along with me …

Fall Into Sweets

It's Fall, y'all, which means pumpkins, pumpkins, EVERYWHERE:<p>I've never been a huge pumpkin pie fan, but <i>cake?</i> YES, PLEASE.<p>And while orange IS my …

Golden Blue Tits Wedding Cake

We have been excited to create this wedding cake for months now. It encompasses everything we love in this year’s wedding cake trends; birds, ivory …

Weddings

Sunday Sweets: Steampunk!

As you long-time readers know, I'm kind of a steampunk nut. I love the vintage vibe mixed with sci-fi gadgetry, and I love how it encourages people …

Sunday Sweets: Drama Queens

<i>In a world ...</i><p><i>where it seemed ...</i><p><i>that most cakes were chewed first and THEN sold ...</i><p><i>one cake dared ...</i><p><i>to stand alone.</i><p><i>Made by Sylvia Weinstock Cakes</i> …