Stacy Teet

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The best photos from 2016's spectacular Perseid meteor shower

The night sky was alive with shooting stars on Thursday as people around the globe experienced one of the most active Perseid meteor showers in a long time.<p>Every year, the Earth collides with the debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet, which stretches 16 miles across. (Don't worry, we're safe, at least …

Astronomy

Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record For Fourth Rio Gold

She's coming for your medal record, Michael Phelps.<p>Katie Ledecky decimated her own world record for the women’s 800-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics on Friday, winning gold with no other competitors in sight.<p>During Friday’s final, Ledecky even beat the record she set just a day ago in the …

Olympics

Simone Manuel Makes History as First African-American Woman to Win Gold in Individual Swimming Event

Not only was it a rarity for both the American and Canadian national anthems to be played, but Simone Manuel also became the first African-American woman to win an individual event in Olympic swimming.<p>At Thursday's 100-meter freestyle event, Manuel tied for first with Canada's Penny Oleksiak as …

Team USA

Zendaya On Her Love For Oprah, Staying Authentic & Avoiding Knockoffs

So, you haven’t heard of Zendaya? Don’t fret. The Disney dynamo and millennial fashion phenomenon has no qualms explaining who she is.<p><b>“If Beyoncé,</b> …

Zendaya

12 Life Lessons Children Learn From Hiking

<i>Because few things have such direct applications to life—12 life lessons children learn from hiking.</i> From spotting wildlife to taking in the view to …

Kids

Stray Dog Joins 155-Mile Race, Finishes It With A New Dad

There’s no such thing as bad timing or unfavorable circumstances to adopt a dog – it’s all just a matter of heart, and Gobi, a tiny stray pup from …

Asia

The Basil Recipes That Define Summer

Think beyond pesto.<p>Basil is summer’s defining herb. In many parts of the Western world, the blossoming of this herb coincides with many of the season’s other darlings, like tomatoes and peaches. Naturally, the herb ― which is a member of the mint family ― is a perfect complement and can be found …

Recipes

Your Biggest Summer Beauty Problems—Solved

<i>This story originally appeared on realsimple.com.</i><p>Summer should be spent enjoying cookouts and pool parties—not stressing about frizzy hair or oily skin. Here, the solutions to your biggest summer beauty problems from experts we trust.<p>RS reader problem: “I live in a humid climate, but my skin stays …

Hair

3 Proven Actions To Having More Joy And Happiness In Your Life

There are more than 7.4 billion people on the planet right now. The essence of what all people want comes down to four main things: love, peace, joy, and abundance.<p>I believe that people have an innate emotional set point--a place that a person returns to over and over on the broad scale of emotions …

Happiness

11 healthy lunches you can make in less than 10 minutes

If you’re trying to eat healthy, coming up with easy meals that will actually satisfy your cravings can be hard. These 11 recipes are exactly what you’ve been looking for since they’re fast, delicious, and totally healthy.<p>Preparing these meals in the morning and digging in at lunch will help you …

Food

The Top Creative Entrepreneurs in Media and Marketing Today

Creatives are often stereotyped as being disorganized, pie-in-the-sky dreamers. But combined with a great idea and some entrepreneurial thinking, these entrepreneurs show how to turn creative ideas into a full-fledged business.<p>Creative people tend to prefer complexity and ambiguity. They extract …

Marketing

Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read These 9 Inspiring Books

These inspiring and insights-packed books are written for women and by women<p>Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and just as many opportunities to learn from those who came before you. There are now countless books, podcasts and online courses and challenges to push you outside your comfort …

Sheryl Sandberg

Why Poetry Is The Best Medium For Kids Who Want To Change The World

"Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs and poet Danez Smith explain why Brave New Voices is the perfect platform for kids whose voices need to be heard.<p>Over 500 kids gathered in Washington, D.C., last week in an attempt to answer a question that baffles the minds of most adults: What does it mean to be …

Poetry

Heavn Help Us: The Joyful Music of Jamila Woods

Interviews<p>It’s a quiet Friday morning at the youth education organization Young Chicago Authors. In the front room, a group of 15 to 19-year-olds are gathered in a circle, reading and parsing poetry. They’re part of an intensive performance poetry apprenticeship called Bomb Squad, a roster of young …

Chicago

A Family Guide to the San Antonio Missions

Today’s family field guide is sponsored by Robinson’s Fruit Shoot™ – delicious ready to drink juices in fun fruit flavors with no added sugars or …

Travel writing

Grilled Sesame Shrimp & Veggies #CulturedKitchen

July 19, 2016<p>I purchased a new BBQ a few weeks ago and have been grilling up a storm. Our old BBQ had seen better days. It was given to us by my …

BBQ

6 Photographers on Flipboard Dish on How to Improve Your Photography

TL;DR: wanna be a better photographer? The simple answer is: shoot every single day, study the work of other photographers, and try your darndest to find something new to say in your work. The other, slightly more complicated answer is: everyone has and should have a different approach to improving …

Town Steps Up To Help Homeless Teen Who Biked 6 Hours To Register For College

Homeless teen found sleeping in tent on college campus after he biked 6 hours to register<p>Fred Barley is a 19-year-old biology major from Conyers, …

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

Photography

Awakening from a dream

The Day I Had A Stroke

<b>Yesterday on July 11, 2016 at 32 years old I had a stroke.</b><p>I still can’t believe it. Honestly, it kind of seems surreal – like maybe I dreamed it or …

15+ Pictures That Reveal The Truth Behind Photography

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

Photojournalism

21 Beach Crafts – Capturing The Summer Shore With Shells, Rocks and Other Beach Finds

A bucket full of sand, the prettiest shells, rocks worn smooth by the waves, as much driftwood as your pockets will hold – wonderfully free natural …

Crafting

45 Reasons Michelle Obama Will Always Be Our Style Icon

Being the first lady is by no means an easy job, but Michelle Obama always manages to do it in style. Whether she's stepping out on the red carpet at a formal function or she's just headed out for a walk with Barack, we've come to love how she always manages to give an elegant look her own …

Michelle Obama

Homemade Lollipops

Yeah. I went there. Homemade lollipops. I really needed something to do with the kids last week when the weather was dismal and we were running out …

Recipes

3D Printing Could Save Coral Reefs

Warmer waters are sapping reefs of their color and life.<p>Coral reefs are enduring the longest and most pervasive bleaching event on record. Warmer waters are cooking coral, sapping reefs of their color and life.<p>Ecologists are scrambling to save coral reefs before it’s too late. The best solution …

Photographer Krista Campbell's Top Five Tips For Creating Extraordinary Images in Ordinary Locations

Photo: Krista Campbell with Helios Lens<p>Krista Campbell is a Northwest Arkansas based photographer and Click Photo School instructor who is always searching for new ways to create extraordinary images in ordinary locations. Being able to transform a mundane setting into an incredible scene gives her …

Photographers

How Burt's Bees Just Took Social Entrepreneurship to the Extreme

The lip balm giant's plan to drop the letter B from their products and plant a billion flowers is working.<p>Bees -- those busy buzzing insects that help pollinate fully 1/3 of the all food on Earth -- are dwindling in number each year. Colony collapse disorder (CCD) has been a leading factor, and its …

Burt's Bees

Should You Eat More Protein if You’re Trying to Build Muscle? - Hello Healthy

It turns out there’s a very good reason you see weight-room regulars leaving the gym with a protein shake in hand. It’s not just about image, but …

Fitness

Manarola at night