7 Ways To Catch Up On Sleep That Actually Work

If you are wondering how much sleep should you be getting, the typical answer is seven to nine hours per night, according to The National Sleep Foundation. But be honest, do you actually get that much shuteye? Between work, and travel, and stress — a…
By Carolyn Steber

7 Signs Your Past Life Is Impacting Your Current Love Life

When your love life is less than ideal, looking for reasons why is necessary in order to turn it all around. Maybe you've been single for a while and want a serious relationship, but everyone you're interested in only wants to keep things casual. Or …
By Kristine Fellizar

13 Signs Your Cat Actually, Genuinely, REALLY Likes You

Part of the appeal of cats is their sense of mystery. They often play their cards close to their furry little chests, slower than their canine counterparts to make it clear to their humans that they love and appreciate them. As a result, if you're a …
By Alli Hoff Kosik

Here's Your Love Horoscope For The Weekend

We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based astrologer of…
By Mecca Woods
Today's Top StoriesApril 21, 2018

This Dog Saved A 3-Year-Old Girl’s Life When She Got Lost Overnight & No, You’re Crying

Anyone who’s ever had a dog knows that “man’s best friend” is all the wonderful things in the whole wide world — loyal, adorable, and sometimes, a hero. An elderly dog in Australia saved a 3-year-old girl when she got lost overnight, ABC Australia re…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Turns Out, ’Jane The Virgin' Had Been Dropping Hints About That Bananas Twist All Along

MAJOR spoilers for the Jane The Virgin Season 4 finale. In the middle of Season 3 of Jane The Virgin, fans were shocked and devastated when Michael was killed off of Jane The Virgin. Or so they thought. In the telenovela-style show's most jaw-droppi…
By Taylor Ferber

The Backstreet Boys' 25th Anniversary Photo Will Make '90s Kids Feel SO Nostalgic

A quarter of a century ago, something happened that would change publications like Tiger Beat and Bop forever: The Backstreet Boys officially became a group on April 20, 1993. In honor of this major milestone, the group shared an incredible throwback…
By Kristie Rohwedder

This 'Scandal' Finale Cameo Was Super Sweet & You Probably Didn't Even Notice It

This post contains spoilers about Scandal's series finale. Scandal ended its seven-season run with plenty of drama. But one of the sweetest details came at the very end of the episode, when two young girls look at Olivia's portrait in the National Po…
By Meghan DeMaria

Why 'Trading Spaces' Totally Doesn't Work In 2018

The early 2000s home makeover show, Trading Spaces, has returned to TLC, and so have the brightly-colored, matching button-ups of its participants. Although the show offered some design perspective and family-friendly entertainment at the time, it's …
By Kayla Blanton

People Are "Image-Mapping" Their Wedding Cakes & The Pictures Are GORGEOUS

The wedding industry is ever evolving, as soon-to-be newlyweds keep their eyes peeled for the newest and most memorable trends to incorporate into their own nuptials, like flower chandeliers and Disney-inspired wedding dresses. The latest obsession t…
By Megan Grant

“Wake Me Up” Artist Avicii Has Died At Age 28 & Fans Are Mourning The Loss

Tim Berglund, the Swedish DJ best known by his stage name Avicii, is dead at 28, reports Billboard. The EDM artist, who is well known around the world for his hits like "Wake Me Up" and "Lonely Together," was found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday afte…
By Tolly Wright

There's A Quick & Easy Way You Can Get FREE McDonald's French Fries This Month

There are a lot of reasons to love McDonalds. In the 60 or so years since its inception, the massive international fast food has become nothing less than an American cultural icon. Few if any logos are as recognizable as the restaurant's golden arche…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

This Is The One '90s Beauty Look Nicole Richie Would Never Try Again

Fashion has always come easy for Nicole Richie. Before she became the big style icon she is today, with the big fashion brands eager to lend her clothes, she says that she made her own dress for prom. Richie also considers herself a pro when it comes…
By Sara Tan

Dunkaroos Are Back & Nutella Fans Are Going To LOVE The New Twist

The culinary world has never given enough credit to lunchbox food — the individually-wrapped, kid-friendly fare sustained so many of us through the vital elementary, middle and high school years. Whether you packed it in a paper bag or a cute insulat…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Inside The Fantastical World Of Disney Fashion Bloggers

Towering a few feet above tiny plastic-slippered princesses or churro-wielding Jedis is a new sort of Disney parkgoer. They congregate at the base of any castle across the globe, sauntering in when the park opens and rarely leaving before the firewor…
By Madison Stacey

9 Unexpected Things Dogs & Cats Should Never, Ever Eat

In a lot of ways pets seem just like us, which could prompt humans to share some things with their four-legged friends that could actually be harmful to their health. Dangerous things for dogs and cat to eat you should never give to them run the gamu…
By Brandi Neal

These Game-Changing Patches Make Pimples Disappear Overnight

While pimple patches may not be the most glamorous of beauty products, they're an absolute essential to keep on-hand. As long as you've got a pack of the best acne patches at your disposal, you’ll be able to eliminate blemishes that are just budding,…
By Rebecca Norris

This Is Probably The Greatest Advice Column Of All Time — And These Are The 15 Best Entries

Everyone has their own road to Cheryl Strayed. I first read Tiny Beautiful Things, a collection of "Dear Sugar" columns, when a friend sent me a copy a few months after the death of my mother. One essay in particular — "The Black Arc Of It" — became …
By Cristina Arreola

15 Earth Day Instagram Caption Ideas That Will Inspire You To Get Outdoors

With Earth Day approaching, there is solid opportunity to showcase your best nature pictures. From fall foliage to crisp, turquoise waters there's a lot of this world to show off. Celebrate the beauty of Earth with pictures and inspirational words th…
By Brittany Bennett

Non-Alcoholic Rosé Is Here Just In Time For The Summer & The Bottles Are GORGEOUS

Kind of dig the “rosé all day” lifestyle, but don’t actually drink wine? Good news — that most venerable of grape juice purveyors, Welch’s, has you covered: Welch’s Sparkling Rose is the non-alcoholic rosé of your dreams, containing the delightful bu…
By Lucia Peters

Ariana Grande Just Made A Surprise Coachella Appearance & The Photos Will Make You Cheer

If you're still recovering from Beyoncé's other-worldly performance at Coachella on April 13, weekend two's scream-inducing unannounced set definitely won't disappoint. On late on Friday, April 20, Ariana Grande shocked fans across the globe by joini…
By Rachel Ann Selvin

Matt LeBlanc Loved Rachel's Trifle On 'Friends' WAY More Than Joey

There's a famous Thanksgiving episode of Friends — well, there are a lot of them, but there's in in particular — where Monica relaxes enough to let Rachel prepare dessert for the group. The resulting dish forever cemented Rachel's trifle on Friends a…
By Sophy Ziss

Scientists Accidentally Created An Enzyme That Eats Plastic & It’s SO Cool

Sometimes great discoveries happen by complete accident. Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming when he accidentally left a petri dish out in his laboratory in 1928, for instance. And now an unintended discovery by English scientists who were…
By JR Thorpe

Millennial Pink ‘Simpsons’ Krispy Kremes Exist, But You’ll Have To Travel To Get ‘Em

Homer Simpson was way ahead of the millennial pink trend. He's been noshing on millennial-pink doughnuts since 1989, but the pastry world is finally catching up with him. Millennial pink Krispy Kreme doughnuts are a thing, and they're straight out of…
By Brandi Neal

You Can BOGO At Some Chipotle Locations This Earth Day & The Deal Is Super Sweet

April 22 is Earth Day, and there are plenty of ways to honor the day, from volunteering with a local sustainability organization to taking the opportunity to reduce your carbon footprint by committing to doing more recycling, composting, or buying ca…
By James Loke Hale

This Dog Saved A 3-Year-Old Girl’s Life When She Got Lost Overnight & No, You’re Crying

Anyone who’s ever had a dog knows that “man’s best friend” is all the wonderful things in the whole wide world — loyal, adorable, and sometimes, a hero. An elderly dog in Australia saved a 3-year-old girl when she got lost overnight, ABC Australia re…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Kygo Paid Tribute To Avicii At Coachella & The Video Will DEFINTELY Make You Sob

On Friday, April 20, fans learned the sad news that electronic music DJ and Swedish musician Avicii (born Tim Bergling) had died at age 28. Later that night, Norwegian DJ Kygo (born Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll) paid tribute to Avicii during the second weeken…
By Mallory Carra

The One Way Your Childhood Dog Might Still Be Affecting You As An Adult

For many of us, some of the most precious childhood memories we have are the moments shared with our first pets. (And some of the saddest memories are probably when they passed away.) While looking at photos of old pets can bring all the heartwarming…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

Any One Of These ‘Jane The Virgin’ Theories Could Explain That Mind-Boggling Cliffhanger

In recent episodes, it's seemed like Jane The Virgin was losing its telenovela edge. But the Season 4 finale was a brutal reminder that fans are never safe from highly dramatic surprises. Major spoilers for the Jane The Virgin Season 4 finale ahead. …
By Caitlin Gallagher

Turns Out, ’Jane The Virgin' Had Been Dropping Hints About That Bananas Twist All Along

MAJOR spoilers for the Jane The Virgin Season 4 finale. In the middle of Season 3 of Jane The Virgin, fans were shocked and devastated when Michael was killed off of Jane The Virgin. Or so they thought. In the telenovela-style show's most jaw-droppi…
By Taylor Ferber

That ‘Jane The Virgin’ Cliffhanger Could Change Everything For Jane & Rafael

Major spoilers ahead for the Jane The Virgin Season 4 finale. In the episodes leading up to the Season 4 finale, Jane The Virgin had been reminding fans that they are watching a telenovela. But the show saved the biggest twist for last — Michael may …
By Caitlin Gallagher

The Mystery Attacker On ‘Jane The Virgin’ Has To Be One Of These Characters

Spoilers for the Jane The Virgin Season 4 finale follow. Immediately before the major reveal that Michael could still be alive on Jane The Virgin, the Season 4 finale, Petra's real blackmailer attacks her and JR shoots them. But who does JR shoot on …
By Caitlin Gallagher

This 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Theory Could Be MAJORLY Bad News For Daenerys

It's no secret that there's another war coming to Westeros, but there is quite a bit of mystery surrounding what role Cersei will play in the final battle. Thanks to Winter is Coming's Game of Thrones Season 8 casting news, a big clue about the queen…
By Sabienna Bowman

Rita Ora’s Reaction To Avicii’s Death Is SO Moving & Heartbreaking

On Friday, April 20, it was reported that Tim Bergling, aka Avicii, was found dead. He was 28. After the news broke, the artist featured on what ended up being the beloved Swedish DJ's final single expressed her grief on Twitter. Pop singer Rita Ora …
By Kristie Rohwedder

Beyonce Just Launched A New Merch Line That’s Only Available For One Month

Leave it to Beyoncé to turn the performance of a lifetime into a limited edition clothing line. Beyoncé's Coachella merchandise collection features a variety of pieces to commemorate the singer's truly epic performances during the famous music festiv…
By Olivia Muenter

How Mayhem Miller Is Surviving That Brutal 'Drag Race' Elimination

It's wild how quickly the fate of queens on RuPaul's Drag Race can change. Though she won the first maxi-challenge of Season 10, RuPaul's Drag Race star Mayhem Miller went from being number one to sashaying away in Episode 5. But thanks to the undyin…
By Kayla Blanton

Netflix's 'Safe' Trailer Shows Michael C. Hall In A WAY Different Role From ‘Dexter’

After being largely MIA since the end of Dexter, Michael C. Hall is returning to TV in a new Netflix crime drama. On Friday, April 20, the trailer for Netflix's Safe dropped and it shows the actor in a role that is way different than his former role …
By Parry Ernsberger

9 Downright Disgusting Things Cats Do — That Actually Kind Of Make Sense

As I showered my cat's face with kisses, my old roommate once said, "it takes a healthy dose of denial to love an outdoor cat." You know, because they kill and eat birds and mice, which are just a few of the gross things cats do. While most cats are …
By Brandi Neal

Why You Shouldn't Start Grieving The Avengers Just Yet, Even If 'Infinity War' Kills Them

With Avengers: Infinity War finally hitting theaters on April 27, Marvel fans are antsy to know what’s coming up next after the much hyped movie. Luckily, Infinity War isn’t the last Avengers movie. The good news is there’s another one coming up in 2…
By Tatiana Tenreyro

If Your Office Is On A Higher Floor, It Can Have A MAJOR Effect On The Way You Make Decisions

Height has long been associated with power. Think about it: the most desirable location in an apartment building is the penthouse. People work their whole lives to snag a corner office on the top floor of a building. It is a phenomenon that at its su…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath