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Good Things Have Happened In 2016, Too

There's no denying that there's been a lot of tragedy and heartache in the world lately. That's why it can be extra important to spread good news and celebrate the positives both in our own lives as well as the world around us — and as a recent AskRe…
By Marissa Higgins

Kate Hudson & Her Son Do 'Trap Queen'

Look, airports are boring, and we all know it. Whether you're a regular Joe or a superstar, people-watching and moving sidewalks are only so fun for a matter of time, and then you've got to get creative if you want to avoid cabin fever during your tr…
By Leah Thomas

Feel the Love With "Shevine" On 'The Voice'

How much do I love The Voice? Let me count the ways. I'm captivated by the moment a red chair turns around during the Blind Auditions and the thrill of the steal during the Battle Rounds. I enjoy all of Pharrell Williams' hats and the little squeal C…
By Mallory Carra

20 Things Tom Hiddleston Accomplished at Age 33

It's the best day of the year, everyone! Also known as my favorite British actor's birthday. Tom Hiddleston turns 34 on Feb. 9, and he's already gotten a jump start on celebrating. But as we look ahead to what the next year has in store for Hiddles, …
By Martha Sorren

Why Is Jumping Into Snow In Your Undies A Thing?

Well, at least it's better than lighting yourself on fire. Yet another social media challenge is catching on, and this one may just be the most pointless one yet. People are now jumping into snow half-naked for the #BostonBlizzardChallenge, which is …
By Alicia Lu

#SmearForSmear Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness

I am a huge fan of celebrities using their fame and power for a good cause, rather than just for self-promotion. That is exactly what Georgia May Jagger, Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne, and Suki Waterhouse have done by participating in #SmearForSmear, a s…
By May Sofi

Get Glowing Skin This Weekend In 7 Steps

Instead of spending your weekend luxuriating in bed while watching Netflix, try multitasking to improve your complexion whilst binging on your favorite guilty pleasure shows. Treating your skin better is an ongoing process, as anyone with skin woes c…
By Tyler Atwood

2014 in Pop Culture, Month by Month

You might think 2014 has been filled with schlocky blockbusters, crummy television, problematic podcasts, hackneyed celebrity feuds, vapid Hollywood trends, and ill-formed behind-the-scenes decisions…and you might be right. But that doesn’t mean it h…
By Michael Arbeiter

You Can Now Fight Cancer By Watching Cat Videos

We all know how much you love cats. Nine out of ten things on your holiday wish list are likely feline-related, you feel like Taylor Swift is a kindred spirit, and watching Lil Bub climb stairs may or may not have made you feel all the feels. But wha…
By Carrie Courogen

8 Times Hiddlebatch's Friendship Was the Cutest

What's more beautiful than two supportive male best friends? Well, two really attractive male best friends who also happen to be English and extremely talented. Yup, that's about as awesome as a best friend coupling as you can get and Tom Hiddleston …
By Daniela Cabrera

2014: A Year in Play-Doh

We’ve seen a lot of “2014: A Year in Review” projects this month — but I think this latest one wins the Best in Show award: Play-Doh re-created 2014’s biggest pop culture moments using its pliable, irresistible modeling compound, and they’re all kind…
By Lucia Peters

7 Quotes That Defined This Year

There's no denying that 2014 has been an eventful year, one of human innovation and viral videos — as every year is, thanks to the Internet — but also deep turmoil and tension. Aptly, a Yale University librarian picked "I can't breathe" as this year'…
By Clarissa-Jan Lim Szu-Hwei

The Biggest, Bestest Good News Stories This Year

As we approach the end of 2014, it's time to look back on all that's transpired this past year. From life-threatening diseases to the emergence of a new international enemy to a society cracking from deep-seated racial tension, this past year has bee…
By Alicia Lu

15 Last Minute Halloween Costumes

The scene is familiar: It's 12 minutes to midnight the night before Halloween, there's enough Halloween candy scattered around your home to feed an army of Walking Dead zombies, and you're staring dazedly at your closet in a moment of realization tha…
By Tyler Atwood

5 Teens Arrested For Cruel Ice Bucket Prank

Here's an appalling twist on an usual heart-warming viral sensation: Five Ohio teens were charged on Tuesday with assault and disorderly conduct over a cruel ALS Ice Bucket Challenge prank on an autistic teenager. The Columbus Dispatch reports that t…
By Lauren Barbato

15 Funny & Easy Pop Culture Halloween Costumes

Still stumped about what to be for Halloween? There are so many costumes to choose from! It's hard to decide whether you want to go as a movie character or a celebrity or a sexy version of something. There are a lot of options and some require more e…
By Martha Sorren

#WakeUpCall = More Selfies for Charity

Brace yourselves, everyone! There's a new celebrity selfie charity campaign getting started and it's only a matter of time before the Internet explodes with this new craze. This charity campaign with the hashtag #WakeUpCall is raising money for Unice…
By Alana Milich

Why I Cycle For A Cure

Sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Bike MS is the number one fundraising cycling event in the United States today. In 2014 alone, Bike MS cyclists have already covered nearly five million miles across 100 cities from San Diego to B…
By Marion Bernstein

How Social Media Can Override Abortion's Stigma

When a friend told Dr. Leah Torres about Twitter in 2010, she figured her new account could be a handy tool to post a new medical fact each day. Four years later, the Salt Lake City OB-GYN has built her Twitter account into a significant activist pla…
By Natalie Shure

He's Trying To Make "Amish Rebel" A Thing

Of all of the cast members on TLC’s Breaking Amish and Return to Amish , Jeremiah Raber is the one that keeps surprising us. It started way back in the very beginning, when it was revealed that he had a wife and kids from a previous marriage (along …
By Marisa LaScala