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9 Royal Wedding Party Ideas To Start Planning Right Now

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding is fast approaching — and because it is a Royal Wedding, and therefore a very public wedding, people all over the world will be celebrating it, even if they’ve never actually met the two lovebirds. Are …
By Lucia Peters

Here’s Everywhere That Will Be Closed On President’s Day This Year

Monday, Feb. 19 is the day when many people will celebrate 44 out of 45 U.S. presidents. However, not everyone gets the day off for this presidential holiday, and you might be wondering what's closed on President's Day 2018. President's Day is what's…
By Brandi Neal

Hard Work Will Pay Off In 2018, According To Chinese Astrology

With the Chinese Lunar New Year fast approaching, you've likely been hearing a lot about the year of the dog, which is the 11th animal in the Chinese zodiac. But, what's the significance of the year of the dog? If you're unsure what this canine astro…
By Brandi Neal

9 Ideas For A Royal-Themed Bachelorette Party Based On Actual Royal Traditions

Engaged? I bet you're fantasizing about your wedding day already — arriving in an expensive car, while thousands of onlookers cheer and the press takes photos, and you make your grand entrance with your 10-foot train trailing behind you before gettin…
By Megan Grant

This Week’s Chinese New Year Will Mark The Year Of The Dog & Here’s How All Zodiac Signs Will Feel Its Effects

Pigs, roosters, snakes, and monkeys aren't just barnyard besties. These animals are also some of the representatives that make up the zodiac in Chinese astrology. 2018 is the year of the dog, and it you're not in the know, these year of the dog predi…
By Brandi Neal

Starbucks Just Released Three New Millennial Pink Drinks — But There’s One Catch

No matter what you think of millennial pink, the new millennial pink drinks at Starbucks Japan are not only undisputedly beautiful, but they look and taste like spring. Let's be honest, with Punxsutawney Phil delivering the Groundhog's Day forecast o…
By Brandi Neal

Some Of The Most Iconic Figure Skating Partners Found Each Other By Total Chance

I’ll admit that when it comes to Olympic figure skating, my preferences tend towards the ladies’ singles competitions. Every so often, though, the pairs events will catch my eye — mostly because I can’t help but wonder how figure skaters pick their p…
By Lucia Peters

Shake Shack Is Releasing A Glittery, Millennial Pink Milkshake For Valentine’s Day

Be still, my ridiculous, shake-loving heart: Shake Shack is releasing a pink, glittery milkshake for Valentine’s Day. It’s inspired by the B-52s. It is called — what else? — the “Love Shack Shake,” for the band’s 1989 hit (you know the one). And it’s…
By Lucia Peters

8 Reasons Valentine’s Day Is Toxic

Between the burden of finding the perfect gift for your boo, the anxiety of finding a Valentine if you're single, and the pressure to spread love to people you don't even like, there are plenty of ways Valentine's Day is toxic AF. If you don't want t…
By Brandi Neal

Here Are All The States About To Get Hit By An Intense Arctic Blast This Weekend

Earlier today, America's favorite Pennsylvanian rodent saw his shadow, thereby decreeing the persistence of the winter season. Don't trust the groundhog? The little guy might be on to something, as forecasts are predicting an unseasonably frigid upco…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

19 Galentine’s Day Instagram Captions That Will Take Your Squad Pic To The Next Level

Well folks, the seemingly endless first month of 2018 is FINALLY OVER. Though the dreary days of winter continue to drag on, February is here, which makes it acceptable to begin planning for the best day of the year (or at least, in Leslie Knope's ey…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

14 Galentine’s Day Gifts That Are Super Cute — AND Give To Feminist Causes

One of the greatest gifts Parks and Recreation gave us, aside from Leslie Knope's unending enthusiasm for the political process and the permission to treat yo'self, complete with feminist gift ideas, was Galentine's Day. What is Galentine's Day, you…
By Rebecca Fishbein

Punxsutawney Phil Just Revealed Whether Or Not We'll Have Six More Weeks Of Winter

In the dreadful, slow moving middle of winter, a groundhog is our beacon of hope. On Feb. 2 of each year we rely on this woodland creature to help us prepare for the weeks ahead. So, without further suspense, did the groundhog see its shadow in 2018?…
By Brittany Bennett

Here’s Why February Will Actually Be An Unusual Month For Moon Sightings

January 1 brought a Wolf Moon, and January 31 brought a Super Blue Blood Moon — both full moons, if you're not yet down with the celestial lingo. It's been a beautiful way to kick off 2018, and now many of us are wondering what next month will bring.…
By Megan Grant

Here’s The EXACT Time Of Day You Should Head Out To See January’s Lunar Eclipse

If you have a soft spot for stargazing, chances are you have seen a super moon, at least heard of of a blood moon, and are not even phased (heh) by blue moons anymore. So hold on to your telescopes, and get ready for the ~super blue blood moon~. Whil…
By Callie Tansill-Suddath

Next Week’s Super Blue Blood Moon Is Going To Affect Your Horoscope Massively & Here’s What To Expect

If you're looking to bring a little karmic magic into 2018, the Jan. 31 super blue blood moon has your back. Super blue blood moon astrology predictions include manifesting an abundance of wealth and creativity, according to Astro Shaman's blog. The …
By Brandi Neal

14 Instagram Caption Ideas For People Who Hate Valentine’s Day

Oh St. Valentine's Day, how I loathe thee. The pressure of creating a Valentine's Day narrative that rivals a Hollywood rom com makes me want to pull the covers over my head. Same? Then you're going to need these Valentine's Day Instagram captions fo…
By Brandi Neal

10 Quotes About Equality To Read & Share On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

While we've come a long way in the fight for equal rights for everyone, there's still a lot of work to do. To commemorate a day dedicated to one man who changed the face of equal rights for African-Americans in the world, there are many equality quot…
By Brandi Neal

11 Winter Instagram Caption Ideas If You’re Already Tired Of The Snow

With the East Coast feeling the after-effects of the bomb cyclone (and, you know, winter generally), you're likely taking to social media to express your cabin-fever frustrations. If you're already tired of the snow, these winter Instagram caption id…
By Brandi Neal

These Tweets About People’s 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Are Too Real

Personally, I don't make New Year's resolutions because I always end up being one of the 80 percent of people who abandon them by February. It's hard to change habits, and these New Year's resolution tweets that are real AF prove I'm not the only one…
By Brandi Neal