I graduated from UofMichigan with a degree in Communications. My biggest passions are writing, reading, and Olympic weightlifting.

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What It Really Means When A Man Focuses On A Woman's Face

It's a no-brainer that when you find someone you're romantically interested in, you probably don't look at their body the same as you would someone who is a friend; but new research may have pinpointe...
By Megan Grant

Slow Your Pumpkin-Flavored Roll — This Fall Will Be Hot AF

In anticipation of autumn, don't bust out your hoodie and pumpkin spice latte quite yet, because The Weather Channel is telling us that fall is going to be hotter than average this year, with warmer t...
By Megan Grant

Trump's Transgender Military Ban Just Brought His Own Military History To Light

In the wake of this morning's transgender military ban, Donald Trump's deferment documents from the Vietnam War are making the rounds on Twitter. His own conflicting stories about his health, plus com...
By Megan Grant

This Guitarist Left The Stage Mid-Song When He Saw A Woman Getting Harassed

As a society, we're fortunately getting more vocal about sexual harassment — something that became alarmingly commonplace and overlooked despite being so insanely inappropriate. One such act almost we...
By Megan Grant

The Internet’s Brain Just Broke Looking At This 50-Year-Old Photographer Who Looks 25

Age is just a number. I used to think this was something we told ourselves so we didn't feel so bad about getting old and crusty; then I heard about ChuanDo Tan, who I'm pretty sure invented the popul...
By Megan Grant

This Tote Bag Is Supposed To Say “Glitter,” But The Internet Thinks It Says Something Else Entirely

Everyone loves totes, just not ones with the names of racist dictators on them; and that is precisely what happened with this "My Favorite Color Is Glitter" tote bag that appears to say "Hitler," all ...
By Megan Grant

7 Toxic Habits We All Need To Drop For Good

We all make an effort to lead healthier lives by eating good food, drinking plenty of water, and keeping active. But there are a number of bad habits we all need to drop for good if we want to live tr...
By Megan Grant

14 People Share Stories Of The Creepiest Thing That Ever Happened To Them

Halloween isn't here yet, but it's always a good time for scary stories that'll make you pee your pants a little. If you need some new material, all it takes is a simple Google search and you'll find ...
By Megan Grant

People Share The Worst Things Their Marriages Have Ever Survived

Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Choosing to dedicate the rest of your life to one person, for better or worse, is no joke. While many married couples experience similar problems that stem from...
By Megan Grant

Rosé Jelly Is Here To Get Your Summer PB&J Turnt

Jelly might be one half of the most classic(ly boring) sandwich on the planet, but it's an American staple no less. One company got creative with it, though, just in time to hop on the bandwagon of ro...
By Megan Grant

Nobody Can Decide How To Feel About The "Bagel Doughnut"

Every morning, immediately upon waking, I do two things: cry a little, and then think about what I want for breakfast. For many of us, breakfy typically comes down to a bagel or doughnut. Well, I have...
By Megan Grant

Trying To Emulate Your Boss At Work Can Backfire

When it comes to career advice, everyone has an opinion. So often, we're told that if we want to be a boss, act like one — dress for success, "fake it 'til you make it," and on and on we go. Science h...
By Megan Grant

Nobody Offered Their Seat To This Mom Breastfeeding On The Train

Women are superheroes — they can do it all: take care of the family, bring home a paycheck, and even breastfeed while using crowded public transportation. Still, the latter of the three doesn't warran...
By Megan Grant

How To Use Multi-Snap On Snapchat

Snapchat is not one to sit back idly without a sweet update every now and then; and today, Snapchatters are in luck, because the app is introducing a whole new way to share videos with your friends: M...
By Megan Grant

This New Ban Could Eliminate Advertisements That Gender Stereotype

It's no secret that media advertisements are packed with gender stereotypes: soccer moms who are solely responsible for cleaning up the kids' messes; dads who do household repairs (because nobody else...
By Megan Grant

9 Things You Learn In Your 20s From Being An Introvert

I fought against being an introvert for years before finally accepting it and, dare I say, even enjoying it. In fact, there are things you learn from being an introvert that I'm not sure you'd learn o...
By Megan Grant

8 Rights And Privileges Men Have That Women Don't

Women are forever on the pursuit to be treated equally as human beings, and not the inferior sex. There are still a number of rights and privileges men have that women don't, many enforced by law, and...
By Megan Grant

Summer As A Kid In The '90s Vs. Summer As An Adult

The summer months are finally here, and I can't help but get excited at the prospect of laying by the pool slathered in SPF 150 and doing absolutely nothing. Times have changed a bit — when I think ab...
By Megan Grant

8 Side Hustles That Will Look Good On Your Resume

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. W...
By Megan Grant

A Man Condescended A Woman About ... Sandwiches?

Have you ever walked into a sandwich shopped, perused the selection, gazed despondently out the window, and thought... Who am I? Such sandwichy epiphanies (sandwiphanies?) are real; and recently, one ...
By Megan Grant

Peaceful Protests From History Made A Difference

The 2016 election season brought out the worst in some and the best in others — and both in the aftermath of Nov. 8 and now on Inauguration Day, groups of people have gathered in every corner of the n...
By Megan Grant

21 Little Ways To Make Some Extra Money

I spent a good part of my adult life scraping together pennies; and as a result, I've discovered that there are tons of little ways to make some extra money. There was once a time when a cup of coffee...
By Megan Grant

The Biggest Food Trends Of 2016

A few things come to mind when I think of 2016 at a glance: Michelle Obama basically ruling the universe, women shattering records at the Olympics, and food. Lots and lots of food. In fact, I have a f...
By Megan Grant

10 New Year’s Eve Superstitions

We look at the new year as a chance to start with a clean slate; and the last thing we want to do is get off on the wrong foot. New Year's Eve superstitions are abundant — have you brushed up on all t...
By Megan Grant

The Origins Of 5 Christmas Traditions

Christmas morning, we jump out of bed, run downstairs, and welcome what is one of the most exciting days of the entire year; and it's second nature to us. But I'd bet most of us aren't familiar with t...
By Megan Grant

Emotional Stages Of Going To The Mall In The '90s

When I was but a wee one, going to the mall was its own event. There was preparation. Planning. Strategy. Maps of our desired routes. The emotional stages of going to the mall in the '90s took me on a...
By Megan Grant

Do Women Make Better Doctors?

A study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine made an interesting discovery: Patients with women doctors have a better prognosis, compared to patients with doctors who are men. Researchers look...
By Megan Grant

6 Ways To Make Money On Social Media

The power of social media never stops surprising me — the ability to reach millions of people in a matter of seconds is nothing to scoff at. And let's not forget the money. Oh yes, the money. There ar...
By Megan Grant

Winter In The '90s vs. Winter As An Adult

Something happens as you age, and your idea of fun changes from toys and games to anything involving wine and your dog. Take winter in the '90s versus winter as an adult, for example. Just thinking ab...
By Megan Grant

These Tests Might Tell You If You're Psychic

Every now and then, I have a gut feeling something is going to happen — and then it does. Of course, there's only one logical response: I must be psychic. (Right?) But because I don't like to jump the...
By Megan Grant

Where Does The Word "Boycott" Come From?

Many things come to mind when we hear the word "boycott," among them Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott. But what about the word itself? It's no accident: The origins of the word "boycott" reve...
By Megan Grant

This Is What's Actually In Eggnog

'Tis the season — for fighting crowds of people at the mall who walk entirely too slowly, indulging in peppermint bark and candy canes, and whipping up a fresh batch of eggnog. A lot of people wonder ...
By Megan Grant

These Myths About Lefties From History Aren't True

I'm one of those relatively rare left-handed people — which means that my entire life, I've been hearing, "Oh! You're a lefty? Did you know that lefties...", followed by something that's... er... prob...
By Megan Grant

How To Tell If You Can Save Posts On Instagram

The latest Instagram update has officially started rolling out, now giving us the ability to save posts directly from the feed for easy viewing later on. Figuring out how to tell if you can save Insta...
By Megan Grant

PSA: You Can Save Posts On Instagram Now

Instagram is regularly on the verge of something better, whether it's Stories, disappearing photos, or expanding the video time from 15 seconds to a full minute. Now, they're adding yet another sweet ...
By Megan Grant

How To Remember Your Past Life

Not too long ago, a psychic told me that I was an old soul and had experienced many lives, which of course led me to wonder what these lives actually were. It was only recently, though, that I started...
By Megan Grant

The Scientific Case For Not Making Your Bed

I've long been a member of the school of thought which says that making your bed helps you be more productive. I'm also a complete germaphobe. Knowing these two things, then, you can imagine my despai...
By Megan Grant

Gen II Pokemon Are Here For "Pokemon Go"

If you thought "Pokemon Go" was going anywhere anytime soon, sit down and get comfortable: Niantic Inc. has added new Pokemon to "Pokemon Go," plus a new limited edition Pikachu available through Dec....
By Megan Grant

These Bizarre Disappearances From History Are Wild

I was a huge fan of the TV series Unsolved Mysteries when I was a kid. These stories that defied all logic and reason were so intriguing to me that they actually kept me up at night. And to this day, ...
By Megan Grant

These '90s GIFS Are All Of Us During The Holidays

The holidays turn me into another person — one decorates the house from top to bottom and watches Jingle All the Way at least once a week — and I'd bet I'm not alone. I suspect you can relate to these...
By Megan Grant