Michelle Ranken

Michelle Ranken is a Seattle-based writer who has written for various Seattle publications. Originally she wanted to be a lawyer but realized that would have been a horrible decision so she became a starving artist instead. She's also weirdly obsessed with German Shepherds.

Posts by Michelle Ranken
An Anorexic Woman Shares How Instagram Saved Her Life

How social media helped to end Emelle Lewis’s eating disorder.

15 Facts About Degrassi That Even The Most Obsessed Fans Won’t Know

Don’t pretend like you didn’t know all the words to the theme song.

These Tricks Will Actually Help You Fall Asleep At Night

If you’re sick of counting sheep every night, use these tips.

Army Dogs Were Being Put Down After Serving, But Their Handlers Had Something To Say About It

These hero dogs have saved countless human lives.

These Billionaires Are Preparing For The Apocalypse In Ways You’ll Never Believe

Can you even imagine having that kind of money?

This Model’s First Professional Photos Since Losing Her Jaw To Cancer Are Leaving People Breathless

Elizaveta Bulokhova thought she was about to lose everything.

This Teen’s Second Job Took Him From Flipping Burgers At McDonald’s To Millionaire

He’s got a gold Bentley to boot.

The Strangest And Coolest Places To Go On Vacation Next Year

Forget the Grand Canyon...go to these places instead.

This Black Transgender Woman Is Catching The Attention of Feminists Everywhere

Kat Blaque is making her mark on the online world.

The Set Of The Wizard Of Oz Definitely Wasn’t Magical For Judy Garland

The dark side of the iconic film.

Looking At This Map Of The World’s Most Dangerous Countries May Change Your Travel Plans

Read this before you plan your next trip abroad.

Something Terrible Is About To Happen To The Internet, And We Need To Do Something

The internet as we know it might soon be a thing of the past.

A Study Says Husbands Stress Women Twice As Much As Children

Husbands, it’s time to step up your game.

People Reveal The Heartbreaking Reason They Won’t Go Home For The Holidays

Keep in mind that not everyone has the luxury of a supportive family during the holiday season.

15 Crucial Things Every New Mom Should Know

Being a new mom ain’t glamorous.