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See Photos From Bustle's First-Ever Upstart Awards

On Tuesday night, Bustle celebrated our first-ever Upstart Awards, bringing attention to the contributions and impact made by 2014 graduates. Our 13 recipients impressed us with their early accomplishments — all of these women are changing the world…
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Don't Stress Over What to Buy for Your Co-Worker

Holiday shopping can be really overwhelming, especially when you start to take count of the people you need to buy gifts for. From your parents to your best friends to that one crucial just-in-case-I-forgot-somebody present, the list always seems…
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What to Buy Your Geeky Friends

It’s hard to shop for the technologically savvy. After all, they already know all about the coolest new gadget or Internet of Things device, long before most of us have fully understood what the Internet of Things even is. Not to worry though, from…
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36 Gotta-Have Gifts this Holiday Season

Let's face it: Holiday shopping can be a bit (read: a lot) overwhelming — especially if you're trying to navigate the zoo that is the mall in December. The best way to tackle the ever-growing list of shopping to-dos? Getting a head start with the…
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45 Gifts for the Book-Lovers on Your List

Of course I’m going to tell you to gift everyone in your life a book this holiday — I’m the books editor. But it’s not because I’m uncreative, or because I’m one of those evangelizing, push-a-book-into-your-hand kind of person (well, I am, but…
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This is the Ultimate 'Treat Yourself' Gift Guide

Hey, you! The person bogged down in shopping bags for other people. The person hoarding gift wrap and glittery ribbon. Yea, we know there are a ton of people you need to treat this holiday season — but it's just as important that you set aside some…
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These Gifts Need to be On Your Holiday Wish List

Without a doubt, 2014 was a great year for fashion. Which, thankfully, means we have a lot to work with going into the season of giving gifts. Whether you're shopping for a fashionista or putting together a wish list that will turn you into one,…
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Here are Some Fun GIft Ideas for 'Frozen' Fans

From little cousins to young-at-heart roommates, there's a decent chance someone on your holiday shopping list harbors wishes for a Frozen-themed bit or bauble. Even though this Disney film was released back in 2013, it continues to gain momentum,…
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15 Gift Ideas for Hunger Games Fans

Chances are your bestie is obsessed with The Hunger Games (who isn't?), so if you've exhausted all other gifting resources, look no further than this guide. We've pulled together everything the Katniss wannabe in your life could possibly want. That…
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15 Gifts for Game of Thrones Fans

A Lannister always pays their debts and a friend never forgives a bad gift. Ok, so maybe that's not how the quote goes, but you certainly wouldn't want it to change, right? Right. So give your Game of Thrones-loving pal something from this list —…
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Design Comes First in These Home Gift Ideas

What to get the home that already has everything? Picking out home decor gifts can be tricky, but if you nail it, well, you nail it. No worries if you're at a loss for ideas — pulled together in this slideshow are items that are beautiful, bold, and…
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This Artist Makes Music With Bikes for an Unbeliev

When Johnnyrandom's debut single "Bespoken" hit iTunes in January, the music community collectively took notice. After all, it's not everyday a musician creates something so beautiful out of something so commonplace. The artist, who studied at both…
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Look Good, Feel Great on Your First Day

When it comes to the first day at a new job, it's important to put your best foot (and face!) forward. One of the easiest ways to settle those first-day jitters and make a stellar first impression is to find the perfect work-appropriate look. In…
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You're Probably Making These Makeup Mistakes

We get it: Getting adjusted to your first job can be tough, especially when it comes to your makeup routine. But during a period where you're working hard to earn respect and recognition at the company, it's important to look the part as well as to…
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You Need to Read This Before Your First Wax

So, you've decided to take the plunge. You are fed up with the razor burn or the plain frequency of shaving your legs, and are ready for an alternative. Perhaps a friend swears by her esthetician and recommends you try waxing, or you're just ready…
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Don't Make These Mistakes Planning Your Wedding

One of the most-frequented topics of conversation among my friends is weddings. At age 24, it seems I'm at a stage when no matter who I'm with or what we're doing, there's always something to discuss on the subject of engagement. I have yet to meet…
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What to Know Before Getting Your First Mortgage

Having a house to call your own is everyone’s dream — you can fix it up however you want to, you don't have to bug a landlord to get something done, and you actually own something. But buying a house isn't that simple, and if you make a mistake…
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Here is Your Perfect Pre-Date Playlist

There's nothing like a first date to get your nerves going. You start questioning everything. Should I wear this? Does my hair look better with a side part or a middle part? What should I say if he asks about my past relationships? Too many…
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How to Make Your Long-Term Relationship Feel New

The beginning of a relationship is all butterflies and daisies. It feels like a fairytale that you want to never end. But soon, those butterflies fly back down to earth, and the daises aren’t blooming as big as they used to. This fairytale story…
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Read This Before You Meet Your Date's Parents

Ah, meeting the parents. A time of food, baby pics, laughter and, oh wait, your nerves being out of control. The first time meeting the parents is a big step in a relationship and it comes with a lot of pressure. There are so many questions you are…
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