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My Love For Meghan Markle Is More Than Just Royal Fascination — She Makes Me Feel Seen

I never cared about princesses. When I was a kid, I always chose my Jungle Book VHS over Cinderella and was constantly skipping around my house to songs from The Wizard of Oz rather than ones from Snow White. I didn't dream of living in a castle, wea…
By Lia Beck

The Amount Of Food That’s Wasted Per Day Is ASTONISHING, A New Study Says

I clean out my fridge every two weeks — and usually toss a fair amount of stuff. I try to be conscious of my consumption, but I often forget about the leftovers in my kitchen. I like to think I do a good job when it comes to food waste, but the truth…
By Ayana Lage

Milky Way Is Introducing A New Flavor & It’s Full Of FUDGE

Listen up, chocoholics: your springtime is about to get even sweeter. They say you can't improve on perfection, but by golly the folks at Mars-Wrigley are going to try. The confectionary company just announced the Milky Way Fudge candy bar, set to be…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

The “Scully Effect” Is Real — Women Who Watched The ‘X-Files’ Are More Likely To Work In STEM

As a nerd growing up in the ‘90s, Dr. Dana Scully of The X-Files was one of the fictional characters I looked up to the most — and I’m certainly not alone. Indeed, the “Scully Effect,” as it’s known, has long posited that Scully as played by Gillian …
By Lucia Peters

So Many Teens In Norway Are Having Sex On Roundabouts That The Government Asked Them To Stop

There are lots of reasons Scandinavian governments are far more exemplary than ours. There are the Finnish baby boxes, for instance; the Norwegian "allemannsrett" laws, which let you pitch a tent anywhere you like; plus socialized health care, hefty …
By Rebecca Fishbein

Google Launched A Free App That Teaches You How To Code In A RIDICULOUSLY Fun Way

If coding is on your list of things to learn, Google just make checking that off a whole lot easier. Grasshopper is a new mobile game from Google that teaches you how to code. Also, it’s free. Who doesn’t like free learning in the form of a smartphon…
By Mia Mercado

Here's Your Horoscope For Today

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

People Are Doing Yoga With Their Dogs & And The Videos Are TOO PRECIOUS

I'm still reeling from the news that goat yoga is illegal in New York City, thus rendering it impossible for me to rest in pigeon pose with a fluffy baby Angora goat resting atop my spine. But some inspiring news has mitigated my heartbreak — dog yog…
By Rebecca Fishbein

6 Differences Between Being In Love, And Being Together For Convenience

Being in a relationship with someone you're actually in love with is way different than being with someone just because it's convenient. For some, being in a relationship of convenience is perfectly fine for where they're at in life. Maybe companions…
By Kristine Fellizar

Target's New Service Lets You Order On The App & Have Items Delivered To Your Car

Like many people, I have a love/hate relationship with Target: I love how easily I can get pretty much all my errands accomplished there… but the store’s popularity means that it’s also usually full of people. (I’m, uh, not really a people person.) B…
By Lucia Peters

The Best Way To Handle A Disagreement With Your Boss, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Conflict can be tough at the best of times, but when you disagree with your boss… well, that can feel like a whole new level of drama. But as hard as workplace disagreements can be, especially for people with conflict anxiety, we promise you that avo…
By Crystal Duan

Your Next Lyft Ride Will Help The Fight Against Climate Change — Here’s How

Lyft is officially going carbon-neutral. The ridesharing business announced on April 19 that going forward, it will offset the carbon emissions from all Lyft rides by becoming one of the largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world, ac…
By James Loke Hale

Here's What Kate Middleton's Life Would Be Like If She Lived In The 14th Century

As the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May approaches, the preparations are in earnest. And there's a lot of romantic discussion of "becoming a princess" and how delightful and medieval that sounds (never mind that Markle will actually b…
By JR Thorpe

11 Ways You & Your Partner Can Make Your Dates More Environmentally Conscious

Relationships involve a lot of decision making. Where do you want to eat dinner? What movie should you see? What's the plan for Saturday? To make this process easier, we narrowed the answers to these questions down to environmentally conscious things…
By Brittany Bennett

9 Morning Habits You Didn't Realize Are TERRIBLE For The Environment

If you've ever breathed in the majesty of a mountain, felt like a speck in the great beyond while staring up at a Redwood, or at least watched an episode of Planet Earth, you know firsthand that Earth is a pretty cool place. Don't contribute to its r…
By Brittany Bennett

Burger King Is Introducing Fanta Lemon SLUSHIES For Summer & I Need One Right Now

Every summer, I have a fling with a new ice-blend drink and become totally and completely obsessed with it. Kind of like when a new song comes out and you just put it on repeat because your ears are just never ready to leave the track behind, and the…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This Is What To Do When Your Cat Has A Hairball

There's nothing pretty or precious about hairballs. Think about what your shower drain looks like after washing your hair a few times — but in a stomach. Sorry for the visual guys, but that's basically what's happening to your cat's digestive system.…
By Brittany Bennett

7 Feminist, Eco-Friendly Companies You’ll Want To Support All Year Round

Whenever you're making purchasing choices, you rely on a set of criteria to decide between this product or that one; this company or the other. A lot of the time, the main criteria may well be the price of the product you're looking to buy, but somet…
By JR Thorpe

Uranus Retrograde Is Going To Shake Up Your Social Life In A Big Way This Year

If you start feeling a little more anxious than normal come August it could be because of Uranus Retrograde. I know what you're thinking — not another retrograde. So, just what is Uranus Retrograde? The seventh planet from the sun goes retrograde Aug…
By Brandi Neal

This Is The Actual Right Way To Pet A Cat

Even tried and true cat people will admit that cats aren't exactly known for their unconditional love. Unlike their canine counterparts, kitties are often slow to show affection, quick to remind their humans that they're just fine without them, and d…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

12 Things You Should Do Before Mercury Retrograde Happens Again This Year

It's no secret that Mercury retrograde can be a straight-up nightmare. The cosmos turn against us, and it seems like pretty much anything that can go wrong, does. Before you give in to the temptation to start prematurely lamenting all the terrible th…
By Alli Hoff Kosik