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The Midterms Are Making Me Realize I Could Never Date Someone Who Doesn't Vote

By Amanda Chatel

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Listen To Holiday Music On Repeat

Every year, seemingly earlier and earlier, radios begin to fill with holiday classics practically as soon as your Halloween decorations are hung up. Holiday songs top the charts every winter, from Bing Crosby to Mariah Carey, and you can't escape…
By JR Thorpe

Taco Bell Launched A MASSIVE Scholarship Program That Doesn’t Care About SATs or GPAs

It might sound like a joke about Jacksonville from The Good Place, but Taco Bell is offering the Live Más Scholarship. (Can't you see Jason telling a long, circular story about applying for it?) Seriously, though, as odd as it may sound at first,…
By Lia Beck

Michelle Obama Opened Up About Going To Marriage Counseling — Here's Why That's So Important

Even the best relationships require hard work and a little help occasionally. Though we know that relationships are full of compromise, communication, and making a concerted effort, people are still sometimes reticent to admit that their…
By Lea Rose Emery

If You Nap Longer Than This Amount Of Time, It’s Detrimental To Your Health

When you're feeling tired during the day — and coffee just isn't doing the trick — sometimes it's best to give in and take a quick nap. Whether you're climbing into bed, or taking a snooze on the couch, getting a few minutes of shuteye can help you…
By Carolyn Steber

8 Fascinating Things That Happen When Your Estrogen Levels Aren't Balanced

It's no secret that the human body is complex, and sometimes, it can be hard for us to grasp just how much hormone imbalances can impact us, especially when it comes to estrogen. And since estrogen is so important to reproductive health and overall…
By Lauren Dana

How to Make Your Workout Body Positive (Even When Your Gym Isn't)

I'm usually a outdoor jogger, but when the temperature dips, I head to my local gym for a few months of indoor running. The adjustment from wide open spaces to a room full of treadmills and TVs set to Big Bang Theory is always a shock to my system…
By Gabrielle Moss

Lady Gaga Talked About How Burnout Affects Your Mental Health & Her Advice Is So Relatable

Lady Gaga is the mental-health hero we need in 2018. Lady Gaga's comments on burnout and the importance of mental health care offer an important lesson for those among us who never say no because we were taught to always say yes. For herself, and…
By Brandi Neal

These Are The 10 Coziest Candles You Need This Fall — And They're All Under $20

It's officially fall, which means it's time to break out the cozy socks, live in your sweatpants, and get out all the candles. Luckily, there are tons of unique fall candles to try if you're so over pumpkin spice. Besides, what better way to get…
By Lauren Dana

The Edit Button On Twitter May Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

At long last you might be able to edit the typos out of your tweets. Well, if Twitter can figure out how to add an edit button without making it so that people can edit old tweets to say completely different things thereby adding to the awful cycle…
By Lia Beck

The New Mac 'N Queso At Moe's Is A Cheese Lover's Dream Come True

Moe's Southwest Grill is switching things up. More tacos! More queso! More inspiration from the actual name of the restaurant! The fast-casual establishment is going through a rebranding, which is starting off with a new test kitchen in Atlanta,…
By Lia Beck

11 Winter Date Ideas That Don't Involve Drinking

Going on a date sober seems like it should be so simple — but, if you've gotten used to pairing every date with a cocktail or a large glass of wine, it can be really intimidating. Many people start to think of dating and drinking as basically…
By Lea Rose Emery

Lyft Is Launching A Rewards Program & It’s A Total Game Changer

It's pretty great to get rewarded for the things you're going to do anyway, which is why companies try to entice you with everything from airline miles for using your credit card to discounts at the drug store when you shop. But what about free…
By Brandi Neal

8 Things Under $15 You Won't Be Able To Resist At Target If You're Obsessed With Fall

With fall fully upon us, it is time to start breaking out the cozy flannels, deliciously scented candles, and the most delectable fall-themed treats you can find (hello, apple cider doughnuts, I've missed you). And, while you're fully leaning into…
By Lauren Dana

This Coffee Advent Calendar Will Keep You Caffeinated All Season Long

Because we’re knee deep in “BUY ALL THE HOLIDAY THINGS BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS ACTUALLY ARRIVE” season, let’s take a look at yet another advent calendar that’s hit the scene this year: The Yawn Coffee Advent Calendar from Yawn Coffee Co is literally…
By Lucia Peters

9 Bathroom Habits That May Lead To A Greater Health Issue

When it comes to going to the bathroom, most people don't think too deeply about their habits — they have a routine and stick to it. However, because most people aren't paying attention much to what happens when they're on the toilet, they may have…
By Carina Wolff

15 Things To Say To Relatives Who Ask You Why You're Single Over The Holidays

You go home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, a family member’s birthday party, or what have you, and everyone’s having a great time catching up with you. Mid-everyone laughing, maybe your aunt or uncle blurts out, “So why are you still single?!”…
By Natalia Lusinski

13 Women & Non-Binary Folks Reveal Their Favorite Song To Listen To While They're Running

What’s the first thing you do when you step outside for a run? If you’re like the majority of people — 64 percent of runners, according to the 2017 National Runner Survey conducted by Running USA — you pop in your earphones and put something on to…
By Emma McGowan

You Can Now Buy KIND Bars In Mini Form — Here Are The Flavors

Whether you love KIND bars or find yourself drawn to anything mini no matter what it is, this news is for you. KIND mini bars are hitting shelves nationwide in December. The bars are around half the size of a normal KIND bar, and the ones available…
By Lia Beck

Here’s How This Month’s Full Moon Will Mess With Thanksgiving Weekend

November is kind of like the intense astrological energy of the entire summer packed into 30 days. There's already been a super extra new moon, Jupiter has exited Scorpio and started its year-long journey through Sagittarius, and Mercury retrograde…
By Brandi Neal

13 Things To Buy In Advance To Make Hosting Friendsgiving A Breeze

At this point in 2018, it's almost impossible not to be involved in some sort of Friendsgiving celebration, whether you're hosting it or have just been invited to one. Friendsgiving has officially taken over the holiday of Thanksgiving, and it's not…
By Jessica Booth