Melanie Birch

162 Flips | 13 Magazines | 31 Likes | 6 Following | 4 Followers | @mels75 | Keep up with Melanie Birch on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Melanie Birch ”

A Ballet with Ghosts

After his video <i>Edifice</i>, filmmaker Rogerio Silva comes back with a new short movie entitled <i>Abaddon</i>, always dealing with dance. Through a choreography …

The Bushido Code: The Eight Virtues of the Samurai | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tim Clark.</i><p><i>“So, boy. You wish to serve me?”</i> <i>Silhouetted against the blue-black sky, the horse-mounted samurai</i></i> …

VMAs 2015: Miley Cyrus was 'cursing in anger' after Nicki Minaj moment

It was the most explosive moment of the 2015 MTV VMAs — but what went down behind-the-scenes?<p>During Sunday’s telecast, rapper Nicki Minaj called out …

Watch What Happens When American Kids Try International Lunch Foods

"I am definitely not eating this every day. Straight to the toilet."<p>Again (<i>again</i>!), the geniuses over at Cut strike, this time in the form of a wonderful video where American children try school lunches from all over the world. These kids don't sugarcoat anything and, oh man, it's so good.<p>"I don't …

Wearing Lipstick on Your Eyelids Is Now a Thing

This story originally appeared on Pure Wow. For more stories like this, visit purewow.com.<p>We're obsessed with longwear beauty products around here. …

This Armpit Stain Hack Will Keep Your Shirts White All Summer Long

Summertime means longer days, trips to the beach and of course, ice cream. But it's not <i>all</i> sunshine. There's also sweat, sweat and well, more sweat. And with sweat comes armpit stains, a reality from which no white-shirt-wearer is safe.<p>Now, thanks to WhoWhatWear, there's hope for the sad, …

A Look Inside the May Beauty Box and What's Coming Next Month

In case you haven't already heard, the May <i>Allure</i> Beauty Box was packed with six covetable beauty samples, including cult favorites (like the skin-quenching Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water and Alterna Multi-Vitamin Heat Protection Spray, which speedily smooths dull, frayed, and overstyled …

18 Grilled Vegetable Recipes for Your Memorial Day Cookout

Meat tends to hog (ahem) the spotlight on Memorial Day, but don't forget about the veggies. Not only do they complement grilled meats perfectly, but many stand as satisfying main courses of their own. From creamy potatoes to bright, crunchy salads to grilled vegetables of all stripes, we've got 18 …

Better Than Fried Chicken with Coconut Aminos Dipping Sauce | Mark's Daily Apple

May 31 2014<p>By Worker Bee<p>There are a lot of recipes out there for paleo/Primal fried chicken, all of them trying to create a crispy, finger-licking …

Recipes

Watch Lady Gaga's Absolutely Flawless Oscars Performance

The hills are alive with the sound of Mother Monster.<p>There were few high points during Sunday night's interminable, painfully boring Oscars ceremony, but at least one person brought her A-game to a show that could otherwise be described as the worst: Lady Gaga. After she became the meme of the …

Should You Get an IUD?

It's more than 99 percent effective, lasts for up to 10 years, and could even let you skip your periods. Get answers for all your questions about what ob-gyns consider the best birth control out there.<p>Listen, I totally get it. It took me about six months of Googling, talking to my husband, and …

Your First Time Anal Sex Questions Answered By Women Who've Had It

Of all the sex acts, In The Butt remains one of the most misunderstood.<p>Despite increasing pop culture coverage, anal sex is still heavily stigmatized. After all, the old adage goes that guys are into it because it’s “tighter” than your vagina and they’ve seen it in porn, and women will occasionally …

Time I

Amethyst Slice Necklace - Geode Druzy Crystal Gemstone - Gold Dipped - Long Layering Necklace - OOAK

Feather Pendant Black White

One look at this featherweight <b>lambskin leather necklace</b> and your cheeks will flush a rosy shade of crimson. Each breathtaking <b>Love at First Blush</b> pendant is cut to <b>resemble a delicate dove feather,</b> lending a light-as-air accent to your look. Sending hearts further aflutter, these handmade flighty …

knit button infinity scarf Leather cuff circle by OrganicScarf

knit scarf, button infinity scarf,circle scarf, winter scarves, neck warmer cowl, birthday gifts, women's accessory, fashion scarves,leather cuff,scarf with cuff<p>D E S C R I P T I O N :<br>❤ ❤ We use high quality extra soft acrylic and cotton yarn to make our products.<br>All items you see in my shop is …

Use the Pressure Cooker to Make Full-Flavored Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) In 30 Minutes

<i>Pho bo</i>—Vietnamese beef noodle soup—may be more popular in the states, but its cousin <i>pho ga</i>, made with chicken, is easier to make, and in my book, just as tasty. My wife and I ate bowls and bowls of the stuff on our honeymoon in Vietnam. Its rich, fat-slicked broth and clean flavors punctuated with …

MacBook Air

How to Make Maryland Fried Chicken With White Gravy

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Until a couple weeks ago, I had never heard of Maryland fried chicken, which is embarrassing given that I consider myself an honorary Marylander as far as food is concerned. See, my mom grew up in Maryland, down on …

How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball …

The Best Burgers in Philadelphia

Philly's been touted as something of a burger town of late. So when we struck out to find some of the city's best cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches, we gleefully added a hamburger hunt to the mix. We picked the brains of our esteemed contributors and friends, culled our own archives, asked …

How to Make Brown Butter Cake With a Nutty, Toasty Brown Butter Frosting

I'm sure everyone here has tried making chocolate chip cookies with brown butter, and if you haven't, you've thought about it, right? It's an old trick these days. By using brown butter instead of the usual yellow stuff you can easily transform an ordinary chocolate chip cookie—delicious to begin …

15 Cheesy, Meaty Nacho Recipes We Love

Gallery15 Cheesy, Meaty Nacho Recipes We Love<p>More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>What do you call cheese that isn't yours? Nacho cheese! While cheese jokes may abound, nachos are no joke. You can't go wrong with bathing crispy tortilla chips in cheesy sauce and loading them up with …

Super Bowl Giveaway: Win a BBQ Feast From 17th Street BBQ

Serious barbecue lovers know that Mike Mills is affectionately called "The Legend." The champion pit master and restaurateur is behind the famous baby back ribs and pulled pork at <b>17th Street Bar & Grill</b> in Murphysboro, Illinois, and <b>Memphis Championship Barbecue</b> in Las Vegas.<p>His daughter Amy Mills …

Welcome njamworld.com - BlueHost.com

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding Recipe – Dairy-Free

In a small bowl, combine a tablespoon of the coconut milk and the gelatin. Mix and allow the gelatin to bloom for about 5 minutes. This step is key …

Spot the New "Fifty Shades" Movie Footage in This Music Video

Singer Ellie Goulding releases the video for "Love Me Like You Do," from the movie's soundtrack.<p>Ellie Goulding has premiered the music video for "Love Me Like You Do," her track from the <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> soundtrack. The clip intersperses footage from the forthcoming movie (some of which appears …

10 Mouthwatering and Unique Empanada Fillings

If you've only eaten empanadas with picadillo or chicken, you've been living under a rock. These fillings will change your life.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Empanadas via</b>More delicious than your favorite childhood carnival snack. Make it yourself.<p><b>2. Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas via</b>The common Cuban snack …

St. Vincent shares kick-ass new song “Bad Believers”

Seriously, that guitar<p>St. Vincent, otherwise known as the talented Annie Clark, released a new song today -- the first new song from the deluxe edition of the eponymously named 2014 album, "St. Vincent." With the release of "Bad Believers," Tuesday just got infinitely more badass.<p>Clark is know not …

This Woman's Insane Pull-Up Routine Will Inspire You

Get it, girl.<p>I don't know much about #fitspo or whatever people call it but damn, I want to go to there. Fitness queen Marisa Inda shows us how ladies GSD at the gym.<p><b>Follow Laura on Twitter.</b>

Avocado Tuna Salad (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)

Cook Eat Paleo - Paleo recipes for healthy gluten-free livingThis avocado tuna salad recipe is an easy healthy lunch or snack that's ready in 5 …