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8 Puerto Rican Women On How Hurricane Maria Impacted Them

By Caitlin Cruz

These 9 Breathtaking Places Need To Be On Your Hiking Bucket List

If you're just getting into hiking, you probably have big dreams about getting your boots muddy in some pretty exotic places. Once you get hooked on the rush of reaching the summit of a trail, you can't think of anything other than what trail you…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

11 Mind-Blowing Science Podcasts That Are Hosted By Women

Science is amazing in all its forms — and if you don't have enough time to grab the latest issue of Nature, there are still many ways to keep up to date on the weird and wonderful new discoveries coming out of STEM all over the world. Enter…
By JR Thorpe

You Can Now Get A 40-Ounce Starbucks PSL At Walmart

With fall formally underway since the equinox has passed, pumpkin products are aplenty. But none compare to the most legendary fall beverage: the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The cult favorite has become Starbucks' most iconic drink. The Pumpkin Spice Latte…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Libra Season Is Going To Affect These 4 Zodiac Signs The Most

Welcome to Libra season, everyone! As of Sep. 23, the sun has left Virgo season behind and officially ushered us into Libra season 2018, bringing a whole batch of fresh sun sign energy to all zodiac signs. At the same time, the autumnal equinox has…
By Nina Kahn

9 Actually Punny Halloween Group Costume Ideas That Are Simple To Put Together

There aren't many universal truths in this world, but here's one: Things are always more fun if there's a pun. OK, fine, I'm not sure that counts as a universal truth — I know all you pun-haters are out there somewhere — but I think we can agree…
By Nina Kahn

6 Crystals That Will Protect All Zodiac Signs During Libra Season

Libra Season is almost here, and to prepare for the weighted change it will bring, we'll want to get ourselves as centered as possible. The Virgo season helped to shake us out of summer mode, but after a month of intense drive and work-related…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Target's New Line Of Adorably Ugly Stuffed Creatures Will Speak To Your Soul

You're never really too old to have a few adorable stuffed toys in your room — hey, they're basically throw pillows. You can use them as decoration, to add a little personality to your room, or something to cuddle if you're having an off day.…
By Isami McCowan

The 20 Most Unique Halloween Costumes You Can Buy At Target Right Now

As we get closer and closer to the best day of the year — Halloween, of course! — you may be beginning to feel a little stressed out whenever you think about your costume. Picking the perfect Halloween costume is usually way easier said than done.…
By Jessica Booth

Science Found An Advanced Termite Society That “Thrives” Without Males

It turns out that termites, just like the Pussycat Dolls, don’t need a man. A new study published in BMC Biology found that some termite colonies are capable of thriving and reproducing without males under certain ecological conditions. Basically,…
By Sanam Yar

Twix Bars Come In Soft Cookie Form Now — Here's Where You Can Get Them

Few if any candy bars master the art of marrying flavors and textures like Twix does. Introduced in 1979, the confection changed the candy game by adding a familiar but infrequently used ingredient to its composition: a cookie. When you bite into a…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Everything We Ate At Bustle's 2018 Rule Breakers Event

On Saturday Sept. 22, Bustle's Rule Breakers event took place at the LeFrak Center at Brooklyn's Prospect Park, and while Janelle Monáe, Sofi Tukker, and DJs Samantha Ronson and Va$htie put on a great show, there was something else attendees had to…
By Lia Beck

10 Creepy Old Wives' Tales About Death That Are Actually True

Most people don't like to think about death. But when you get down to it, you've likely heard a bunch of old wives' tales about what happens when you die. And while the inclination may be to believe that none of them are true, it turns out some are…
By Eva Taylor Grant

How 3 Autistic Women Dealt With Delayed Diagnosis — And The Sexism They Faced Along The Way

It wasn't until four years ago, when Maria was 24, that she was finally diagnosed as autistic, as her little brother was when they were kids. Though Maria, a healthcare advocate whose name has been changed to protect her privacy, tells Bustle that…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

7 Signs There May Be Inflammation In Your Brain

Inflammation in your body isn't always a good thing. When you have inflammation in your brain, it can affect anything from your mood to your focus. In case you didn't know, it can even affect you physically. Knowing the symptoms and potential causes…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's What Selfies Look Like Using The iPhone XS Versus The iPhone 6s

I know, I know. It's 2018, and the words "iPhone 6S" seem about as archaic as "Neopet". But even though the battery on my little 6S has reduced itself to the little engine that just can't EVEN, she is my baby and has never once judged me for all the…
By Emma Lord

Dunkin' Donuts Just Made A Major Name Change — But It's For Good Reason

If you've been following Dunkin' Donuts in the news lately, you know that there's been talk that the beloved coffee-and-donut shop was planning to change its name to just "Dunkin.'" They've already gone through with the name change at over 30…
By Isami McCowan

13 Relationship Mistakes Someone Might Make If They Have Anxiety

If you have an anxiety disorder, then you already know it can make life way more difficult than it needs to be. It likely impacts how you feel at work, while out with friends, and it may even keep you up at night. But anxiety can also affect your…
By Carolyn Steber

Here's How Libra Season Is Going To Affect Your Love Life, According To Your Zodiac Sign

We are officially in Libra season. Starting September 22, the sun will be in Libra and will stay put until October 23. At that time, it will take its leave and move into Scorpio. It's going to be, for lack of a better word, an interesting time.…
By Amanda Chatel

11 People At Rule Breakers On The Rules They're Happiest Gen Y Is Breaking

U.S. millennials are reshaping norms as they age into more powerful positions at work and in society and refuse to live in the mold of their predecessors. It's been said many times, but Gen Y really is a "generation of rule breakers," from…
By Monica Hunter-Hart

You Can Use Snapchat To Register To Vote — Here's How

Today is National Voter Registration Day — and that means that it's time to make sure you can have your say in elections. The 2018 midterm elections will take place on Nov, 6, and you've probably seen predictions about the results in headlines for…
By Isami McCowan