Bustle's Rule Breakers' Attendees Want These Outdated Rules Broken Now

If you had the power to re-shape the world, how would you change it? Bustle's inaugural Rule Breakers event, a celebration of female and non-binary people who dare to defy the rules and expectations placed on them, felt like the right place to…
By Sanam Yar

We Asked 5 People At Rule Breakers About Their First Memory Of Breaking A Rule

Learning rules is a crucial part of a child's cognitive development. Some are important for kids to follow, while others are important to break, and everyone has early memories of feeling the consequences of doing both. Those experiences are…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

8 People At Bustle's Rule Breakers Shared Their Favorite Rule Breaker Role Models

Breaking a rule is easier when someone else has done it first. Many radical folks wouldn't have reached their subversive potential without mentors and personal heroes — figures who doubtless had people of their own that they looked up to. At the…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

These Are The Rules That Bustle Rule Breakers' Attendees Are Ready To Break

It's time to celebrate breaking the rules. Bustle's Rule Breakers event is here, and the celebration of female and non-binary people who smash societal rules is well underway. Amidst the crowds of attendees enjoying roller-skating, paddle boating,…
By Sanam Yar

7 Things You Didn't Know Can Make The Flu Last Longer

Getting the flu is no fun. But as summer winds down, it's more and more likely. If you end up stuck with this bug, it's important to watch out for things that make the flu worse, so you can be back to your best self as soon as possible. Some of…
By Eva Taylor Grant

10 Unexpected Signs Of Liver Failure That Everyone Needs To Know

Chances are good that liver failure probably isn't something you think about too often. It might seem like liver disease is something that only happens to older people or those who abuse alcohol; not like something that's going to happen to you.…
By Jessica Booth

9 Mugs To Buy If You're Obsessed With Fall

We all know the fall season doesn't just bring warmer, chic coats or pretty leaf scenery — it also brings lots of hot flavorful drinks. Nothing can spice up a cool autumn night like enjoying a homemade pumpkin spice latte or a mulled cider made just…
By Crystal Duan

If Your Period Cramps Are Way Worse Than Usual, This Is What It Could Mean

While painful period cramps are a total drag for many of us, we can pretty much expect how bad they'll be most months. But there are a few things to watch out for if your cramps are so bad that you need to call in sick to work on a regular basis, or…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

Here's Why Those Common Myths About The Morning-After Pill Are Untrue

The morning after pill is accessible without prescription in the UK, and often available for free. But myths and misunderstandings continue to surround it, which can prevent people from using the emergency contraception they need. One of the most…
By Emily Dixon

Science Says These 7 Social Media Habits Could Be Messing With Your Mental Health

There's no denying that social media plays a pivotal role in most people's lives nowadays. Whether casually scrolling through Instagram, receiving back-to-back notifications from Facebook groups or Twitter mentions, or chatting with friends on…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

9 Medications That Can Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Workout

Getting in a workout is great for your health, but everything else you do for your health — from the food you eat to the medications you take — can impact how effective that sweat session is. Both common over-the-counter drugs and prescription…
By JR Thorpe

These Super Useful Trays Take Breakfast In Bed To The *Next* Level

There's something about eating a delicious meal in bed that feels... so right. And the best breakfast in bed trays ensure it's a seamless, relaxing dining experience with minimal messes. However, not all trays are created equal, so as you hunt for…
By Kim Quindlen

Behold, A Guide To Canister Vacuums — & The 3 Best Ones You Can Get On Amazon

When it comes to vacuuming, you want one with minimal bulk that can reach all the nooks and crannies of your space without bumping into furniture. Rather than a traditional upright vacuum, which can be cumbersome and difficult to maneuver, what you…
By Marisa Donnelly

18 Memes That Perfectly Sum Up How You Feel About The First Day Of Fall

After the summer swelter of the past few months, you're likely looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes, boots and sweaters, the smell of leaves, and that crisp bite in the air that always accompanies the beginning of autumn. Whatever you favorite…
By Brandi Neal

6 Things All Dog Owners Should Know Before Getting Their Pup Groomed

OK, you took Fido to the dog park and he rolled around in... who even knows what, and now he smells horrible. Now, you probably want to get him groomed. But, is dog grooming safe? There are some things every dog owner should know before taking their…
By Brandi Neal

6 Rituals That Will Help You Harness The Energy Of This Month's Harvest Moon

The full harvest moon Sept. 24 is appropriately named because it's an ideal time to harvest everything you've worked on manifesting this summer. If you're looking to harness the energy of the full moon to reap everything you've sowed, practicing…
By Brandi Neal

15 Matching Halloween Costumes For You & Your Dog That Are Just Too Freakin' Cute

If you’re a dog owner, Halloween is probably one of your favorite holidays. I mean, is there anything cuter than dressing up your furry friend? No, I think not. And while it’s always fun to dress up with other people, nothing tops matching dog and…
By Kirsten Nunez

Here's Your Weekend Love Horoscope

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…
By Mecca Woods

Here’s How To Tell If Your Brain Fog Is From Being Tired, Or Something More Serious

Brain fog can be a frustrating experience where mental clarity and focus go out the proverbial window. Brain fog can run along a spectrum of mild mental fatigue, to serious problems concentrating and can interfere with your ability to complete daily…
By Carolyn de Lorenzo

9 Disney Princess-Themed Halloween Decorations You Need This Year

Ah, I get so excited every year when stores (the cyber kind and the real kind) start putting out their Halloween gear. That's what I consider the start of the best holiday season — the perfect time of year for us mega-Halloween stans to celebrate…
By Crystal Duan