Hope everyone's all settled in the week! This is gonna be a big one, thanks to the huge winter storm approaching (more on that later), Daylight Savings Time, and so much more. So gear up — you're gonna need all the energy you can get to make it through these next couple of days.
For now, though, take a look back on all the news and events you may have missed from today, Mar. 13, from those storm updates to tonight's must-see Bachelor finale.
Winter Storm Stella + What To Know
East Coasters, prepare yourselves. Winter Storm Stella is about to hit hard, and blizzard warnings are already affecting nearly 20 million people. If you're trying to track the storm, here's how. And if you're wondering if your city is one of the ones likely to be hit, check this post out and get all the info you need.
Shopping Break: With a massive snowstorm approaching, it's hard to believe that spring and summer are just around the corner. If you want to get ahead on sunny day style, though, these 12 pairs of denim shorts ranging in styles are definitely worth checking out.
The Bachelor + Tonight's Finale
Get ready, Bach fans — tonight's the night for Nick to choose between Vanessa and Raven. The two-hour episode (followed by an hour of "After the Final Rose" is a must-see for fans of the franchise, and everyone will be biting their nails while waiting for Nick's choice to be revealed. As these graphs show, being a Bachelor fan is seriously hard work sometimes — but totally worth it for the wine and water cooler talk, of course.
From The Editor: Tonight may be a big night for Nick, but Bustle's Associate TV Editor Martha Sorren is looking forward to next season. "As excited as I am to see how Nick's love ~journey~ ends, I can't wait for him to officially pass the torch to Rachel as our next Bachelorette," Sorren says. "I know she'll take up the mantle in the best of ways."
F. Scott Fitzerald + A New Story
You can stop rereading The Great Gatsby over and over, because there's a new, never-before-seen F. Scott Fitzgerald story available! A dark, humorous piece called "The I.O.U.," the story was just published in The New Yorker, and fans of Fitzgerald will want to get their hands on it ASAP.
Sad News: Just 10 days after her heartbreaking "Modern Love" column in the New York Times went viral, children's book author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has passed away from ovarian cancer. She'll be greatly missed.
Jennifer Lopez + Alex Rodriguez
After weeks of rumors that the duo were dating, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez might've made things Instagram official over the weekend. J. Lo reportedly posted a photo featuring the baseball player, but it's not totally clear if it's really him. It's definitely possible, though...
Pro Tip: Think a one-night stand might be in your future? Read these expert tips on how to have the best one-night stand possible, from keeping things safe to finding a partner you truly enjoy.
Dirty Dancing + Makeup
OMG, you guys: a Dirty Dancing makeup palette is coming, and fans of the classic '80s movie need it in their lives. Sola Look's palette will feature eyeshadows, highlighter, and a liquid matte lipstick, and you can get it as soon as April.
Fun Fact: Ever wonder why you automatically scratch yourself whenever you see someone else doing the same thing? According to scientists, contagious itching is actually coded into our brains. Say what?!
Today's WTF Moment: Some New Mexico high schools are installing nap pods. Be very, very jealous.
What to Watch: Happy Bachelor finale night! Tune in to ABC at 8 p.m. EST to find out whether Nick proposes to Vanessa or Raven, and then stay for the revealing "After the Final Rose" episode at 10.