Melody Barnard

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America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Take a Dip<p>Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.<p>09.02.13 4:45 AM ET

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

The Most Intrepid Superhero Spaceships

On Earth, superheroes can soar through the air and swing through the urban jungle like Tarzan. But when costumed crime-fighters go into deep space, …

why being a mom is enough.

I'm talking about simply being a mom.<p>I'm talking about getting up in the morning, slapping your face with water, looking in the mirror, sighing, …

The uncomfortable truth about personalized learning

It’s an uncomfortable truth. Technology can improve teaching.<p>What is most interesting to me about the debate around technology in the classroom – …

Painted Gradients Create Shocking Illusions of Space

These everyday scenes don't seem that exciting until the actual behind-the-scenes process is revealed. In his work, London-based photographer Benedict Morgan creates all kinds of optical illusions. This series, entitled <i>Painted Stripes</i>, features two photographs that will have viewers automatically …

Graphics

Children’s Hospital’s Fantastic Pirate-Themed CT Scanner

The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian recently installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Being that the facility is designated for medical …

Scanners

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Sculpture

Handmade Veneer Lighting Design by Ariel Zuckerman

Handmade Veneer Lighting.<p>Tel Aviv, Israel based interior designer Ariel Zuckerman creates beautiful handmade veneer lightings. The “folded” series …

How To Turn A Job You Hate Into A Job You Love

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book,</i> <i>How to Get the Job You Want. She blogs at</i> <i>Career Blog</i>. Her other articles for FORBES include, “How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place.”<p>Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs—for days, …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Thunderstorms and Wildfires

A wildfire in the hills of Wenatchee, Washington. Firefighters had had a difficult time containing the wildfire, and further concerns were voiced …

Photos

World’s Most Beautiful Indoor/Outdoor Lanterns?

A reader chided us recently for describing something as “world’s best”; but really, aren’t these the most beautiful Japanese lanterns you’ve ever …

Almond-&-Lemon-Crusted Fish with Spinach Recipe

By: tdono4<p>We love almond crusted fish and this was a nice variation that doesn't include butter. I used halibut and fresh dill and made it exactly as …

3D Letterings from Typography11 by Peter Tarka

City 3D Letterings.<p>Some new 3D letterings by Peter Tarka. Each month, the Wroclaw, Poland-based graphic designer creates a design project that …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Columbia River

A Zesty, Juicy Vegetarian Summer Sandwich from Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

Tangy, juicy, crunchy, creamy, zesty: What more can you ask of a summer sandwich?<p>[image id='472e9aa5-caf6-48ca-93ff-77f4fa6abd0c' loc='C'][/image]This vegetarian beauty is a fork-and-knife sandwich, derived — loosely — from one I had in the early '70s when vegetarianism in this country was, alas, …

The Magic of Natural Light: Twilight

One of my favourite times for taking photos is at twilight. Especially during the spring and summer, the seasons when the light is at its most …

Photography