Michaela Jones

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Nice Sunset in Autumn

The origins of the peanut butter series, started by Stephanie McCombie (@ifitwags) and her two German Shorthair Pointers, are just as straightforward as you might imagine. "I was watching the boys eating peanut butter one day and burst out laughing at the faces they were making," says Stephanie of her pups Travis and Gus, "so I grabbed my camera and started shooting. The photos ended up being so funny I wanted to see other dogs in action!" Since the first peanut butter series photo was posted last month, Travis and Gus—both rescues whom Stephanie calls the Pointer Brothers—have inspired hundreds of other pups and their humans to break out jars of peanut butter and start snapping. Want to join in on the fun? Stephanie offers these tips

to-face with a skull object. "No matter how many times I look back at this shot, I can never seem to imagine what the two are talking about," he says. He also does not add captions to his photos because he wants to encourage people to come up with their own stories about Darcy. Want to take charming photos and videos of your pet? Here are some of Shota's tips: 1) Think about the composition first. Then find props that would perfectly match that composition 2) Use consecutive shooting to make sure that you capture the best moments 3) Blow air on your pet, give it snacks or make it sleepy to bring out different expressions 4) Try not to force a pose on your pet. The more unexpected its actions and expressions are, the better the outcomes are 5) The 'Camera+' app is handy for the consecutive shooting and filters that best bring out the colors of your pet. To tune in to Darcy's daily poses, be sure to follow her @darcytheflyinghedgehog.

a few local dogs just hanging out

Ever since English author J.R.R. Tolkien first published his fantasy novel The Hobbit in 1937, readers around the world have been enchanted by the sprawling landscapes of Middle Earth. Nearly seventy years later in 2001, director Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings film series brought Tolkien's world to life on the silver screen. With much of the film shot in New Zealand, the country has come to be known as the "Home of Middle Earth." Over 250 locations throughout New Zealand were used in the production of the films, taking full advantage of the diversity in the country's landscape. From expansive fields and lush farmlands to snow

Its Day 17 on #foodtube countdown to Christmas and today our cupcake queen Jemma shows you how to make brilliant christmas Cupcakes head over to www.youtube.com

Guys #recipeoftheday is this gorgeous salmon filo pie from my book #savewithjamie crispy on the outside and flaky and soft in the middle enjoy love #jamieoliver xx

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Teen Suicide Risk Higher in Families With a Lot of Military Deployments

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It seems that the U.S. military's awful suicide problem extends far beyond just the men and women …

Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

MAVEN Launches for the Red Planet

Wildlife<p>MAVEN thunders into the Florida sky as seen from Kennedy Space Center. Photo Credit: Jon Brack<p>When MAVEN fires its thrusters and settles into Martian orbit next September, it will join a celebrity list of spacecraft already studying the red planet. Its launch today from Cape Canaveral, …

'Selfie' named by Oxford Dictionaries as word of 2013

<b>"Selfie" has been named as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.</b><p>The word has evolved from a niche social media tag into a mainstream term for a self-portrait photograph, the editors said.<p>Research suggested its frequency in the English language had increased by 17,000% in the last year, they …