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This ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ & ‘Hocus Pocus’-Themed Halloween House Is ‘90s Kid GOALS

Attention all you ooky spooky lil goblins and ghouls: you’ll soon be able to take your love of Freeform’s Nights of Halloween TV programming to the streets. In honor of the start of everyone’s favorite Halloween movie marathon, Freeform is creating…
By Mia Mercado

A College Welcome Box Included A "Spit Or Swallow" Joke People Are Calling Out For Sexism

As school has come back in session, students at one U.K. university have received a welcome that some are calling sexist. The University of Sussex included suggestive promotional material from Brushbox, a dental hygiene brand, in a freshman student…
By Mia Mercado

Amazon May Open THOUSANDS Of Storefronts Over The Next 3 Years

Are we inching closer and closer to living in a Black Mirror episode or is everyone’s life about to get more convenient? According to new reports, Amazon is opening 3,000 Amazon Go stores over the next three years. In other words, we’re all that…
By Mia Mercado

Sexy ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes Have Officially Hit The Internet

UPDATE: Yandy has issued a statement over Twitter about the sexy Handmaid's Tale costume, and pulled it from their site. The statement below: "Over the last few hours, it has become obvious that [the costume] is being seen as a symbol of women’s…
By Mia Mercado

Meghan Markle Shared The Ultimate Pump-Up Playlist To Get You Through The Work Day

Want to pump yourself up like a literal princess without having to take on any of the cultural obligations of actually being a princess? I mean, that’s the dream, dream? Well, now you can because Meghan Markle’s old feel-good playlist is online, and…
By Mia Mercado

Twitter Just Shared A Super Easy Hack To Make Your Tweets Chronological Again

If you’ve been praying to the internet gods for salvation in the form of your old Twitter timeline, free from “in case you missed it” sections and strangers’ tweets that your friends liked, your prayers have been answered. Announced yesterday,…
By Mia Mercado

Mexican Jalapeño Peanut M&Ms Are About To Hit Shelves, According To Instagram

If you’re on the lookout for new M&M flavors, the snack snoops on Instagram may have found your next sweet obsession. Foodie Instagram accounts @candyhunting and @SnackChatLive recently shared exclusive photos of the new Mexican Jalapeño Peanut M&Ms…
By Mia Mercado

5 Hidden iOS 12 Hacks That Will Make Your Life SO Much Easier

In addition to the announcement of upcoming iPhones and Apple Watches, Wednesday’s Apple Event gave us some insight into the new iOS 12 update — as well as potential new iOS 12 hacks — that will be available for download Sept. 17. Of course, anyone…
By Mia Mercado

Here's How The iPhone Xs Got Its Unusual-Looking Name

Perhaps the most talked and tweeted about announcement from Wednesday’s Apple Event is that the new iPhone is called Xs. While this new model had a handful of new iPhone features, as per usual, the name itself has a lot of people intrigued...or at…
By Mia Mercado

Here's Everything That's New About The iPhone Xs Apple Just Announced

During today’s event, Apple officially announced its new iPhone: the iPhone Xs. After rumors about what's new about the iPhone Xs, today’s announcement confirmed some speculation and added to the hype of this forthcoming phone. You may want to cover…
By Mia Mercado

Apple Just Announced 3 New iPhones — Here's What You Need To Know

Before today’s highly anticipated Apple Event, one of the main questions on everyone’s mind was, of course, what are the new iPhones going to be? (In other words, what new iPhone am I going to drool after...until the next highly-anticipated Apple…
By Mia Mercado

You Can Order Live Christmas Trees On Amazon Prime This Year

Santa Claus may not be real but Amazon Prime definitely is, and the internet retailer’s recent announcement will definitely have you feeling festive. Starting this year, Amazon will be selling real, full-sized Christmas trees for people who don’t…
By Mia Mercado

These Edible, Environmentally-Friendly Straws Come In 7 Delicious Flavors

The cultural conversation about plastic straws has primarily been about how they are problem: they are a single-use plastic, they create unnecessary waste, and they are contributing to pollution and greater environmental issues. However, there is a…
By Mia Mercado

Society6's New Furniture Line Will Turn Your Apartment Into Pure Instagram Whimsy

If you’re looking to redo your room or just want to add a pop of something new to your living space, look no further than Society6’s new furniture collection. It’s cute. It’s colorful. It’s relatively affordable, and did I mention it’s cute? In case…
By Mia Mercado

A Museum For Coffee Lovers Just Opened Up, Complete With Samples

Coffee lovers rejoice and behold the glory that is this new giant coffee museum in Italy. Lavazza, the fourth largest coffee company in the world, has opened a brand new coffee museum in Turin, Italy, and it is everything every caffeine freak could…
By Mia Mercado

This Cold Brew Subscription Will Send Personalized Packages To Your Door

Is it dramatic to say that cold brew is the sole lifeblood which keeps us all moving in these hot, hot summer months? Perhaps, but dramatic doesn’t necessarily mean “wrong,” so let’s continue. Because we live in a timeline that is sometimes good and…
By Mia Mercado

The Next iPhone Might Be Called "XS" & Twitter Already Has Thoughts

It seems like only yesterday the iPhone X was released and with it came a flood of questions like “How much?” and “Do we say ‘x’ like the letter or is it ‘x’ like the roman numeral for ten?” and “Okay but really how much???” Now, rumors about the…
By Mia Mercado

This New Starbucks Is Run Entirely By Senior Citizens

As hordes of pumpkin spice stans have started flocking to Starbucks, one store location in Mexico is marking another significant start date. On Tuesday, a Mexico City Starbucks with an all senior staff opened its doors to the public, making it the…
By Mia Mercado

Ample Hills Has 3 New Mickey-Themed Ice Creams With Chocolate Shaped Like Mickey Mouse

Ice cream lovers and Disney fans, unite and rejoice! For Ample Hill Creamery has Mickey Mouse square pint collection that are begging to fill up your freezer. In celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, Ample Hills Creamery has collaborated…
By Mia Mercado

A New Universal Blood Type Might Soon Become A Reality

Scientists may be one step closer to creating a new “universal” blood type after discovering a new way to use certain bacteria found in our gut. This new research could help counteract emergency blood shortages and, ultimately, save lives. Let’s…
By Mia Mercado