Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic, 2009), Build Your Running Body (The Experiment, 2014), Extreme Weather Survival Guide (National Geographic, 2014) and a contributing photo editor for Black and White Street (Solaris Studio, 2014). Her work has appeared across the web and in regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Melissa's most recent content

The staggering numbers behind Oktoberfest

8 things you didn't know about the autumnal equinox

These awful things can happen when you don't clean your contacts properly

The truth about sea salt

9 reasons to skip a new tattoo

Why are Japanese farmers growing square watermelons?

Happiness 101: The mechanics of laughter

Top 11 chocolate myths

What is misophonia?

9 fitness myths debunked

Asian carp invasion reaches Great Lakes

21 things you didn't know about cows