How's it going, everyone? We're almost at the end of the week, which, despite being just three days long for most of us, has gone by sloooowly. This upcoming weekend could not be more necessary, am I right?
Before settling in for one more day at the office, check out a recap of all the news and events that had Bustle's editors talking today, Jul. 6:
Kesha + Her Big Return
After a tumultuous last few years, Kesha is returning to the spotlight, with a new album, Rainbow, coming out in August. The singer released the first single from the upcoming record, "Praying," on Thursday, and as the music video shows, it's a moving tune about overcoming struggle — something Kesha certainly knows a whole lot about. This album can't come soon enough.
Baby News: Lauren Conrad is a mom! It was announced last night that the former reality star has given birth to son Liam James. Congrats, LC.
Chelsea Handler + Tomi Lahren
Bet you didn't see this coming. In a few weeks, comedian Chelsea Handler will debate conservative pundit Tomi Lahren onstage, during California political convention Politicon. Considering how outspoken both women are and how different their political views are, this is one match-up you certainly won't want to miss.
Facepalm: Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, has resigned. Eek.
Instagram + A Major New Feature
Instagram's newest feature is such a cool one, you guys. You can now reply to an Instagram story with a photo, meaning that when words or emojis just don't cut it as a response, you can send a selfie to do the trick. Your social media experience just got even more interactive.
Fun Fact: The reason people tend to hold babies on their left sides is because it allows them to analyze info using the right sides of their brains. Who knew?
Target + Your Fave Brands
Say it ain't so! Two of everyone's favorite fashion brands available at Target, Mossimo and Merona, are leaving the retailer. It's not all bad news; the store is introducing 12 exclusive new brands over the next two years. So while it might be hard for hardcore Mossimo and Merona fans to say goodbye to the brands' presence at Target, get excited for all the new stuff coming your way soon.
Relationship Advice: Go out for drinks with your partner — turns out it actually might help strengthen your bond. Cheers to that!
Rob Kardashian + A New Update
After yesterday's troubling spree of cruel Instagram and Twitter posts about his ex, Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian spent today off social media. His family, though, reportedly isn't too pleased with his antics, with TMZ reporting that they're concerned both for his well-being and that of his and Chyna's baby daughter, Dream. Here's hoping this feud gets settled soon, and privately.
Pro Tip: Whether you're lazy, busy, or just a fan of efficiency, these bizarre but brilliant beauty hacks will make your life way easier.
Today's WTF Moment: Milo Ventimiglia singing "Wannabe" is insane. Also, amazing.
What to Watch: Head to the theaters —it's the opening night of Spider-Man: Homecoming! You won't want to miss the latest installment of the web-slinging franchise.