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I Used To Love Disney Princesses — Now I See Just How Problematic They Really Are

By Sarah Ellis
Growing up, I desperately wanted to feel a connection to Disney princesses. I remember being over at friends' houses when they would be playing with their princess dolls or reciting lines from Sleeping Beauty. "Who's your favorite, Cinderella or…

Jameela Jamil Just Called Out Khloé K For Promoting 'Irresponsible' Dieting Products On IG

By Jamie LeeLo
Jameela Jamil for president. The Good Place actress has kicked down the door to Hollywood, charged into mainstream media, and brought a slew of self-love and body-positivity with her. Hallelujah! Jamil is known for her loud-and-proud stance against…

Shake Shack Just Released The Prettiest Pink Cherry Blossom Shake For Spring

By Rachel Murphy
Nothing says spring quite like Shake Shack's new Cherry Blossom Shake. The frozen treat just so happens to be making its debut right in time for the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. this March. Based on what I know, the…

A Partner’s Death Is Never Easy, But Experts Say This Is How To Start Moving On

By Rachel Shatto
My partner and I play a slightly grim game where we argue over who gets to die first. We pretend that it’s just our "dark" senses of humor at work, but in reality, it’s our way of easing tension about something we really fear: the day that one of us…

Here's How That 'Grey's Anatomy' Ariana Grande Music Video Actually Happened

By Sarah Halle Corey
There are some crossover events that will leave an indelible mark on pop culture. There was the time Britney Spears and Madonna made out at the 2003 VMAs, or all of Avengers: Infinity War, which brought together dozens of Marvel characters in one…

Lili Reinhart, Cardi B, & J.Lo Are All Starring In A Movie About Badass Strippers Together

By Dylan Kickham
The upcoming movie Hustlers is sparing no expense in rounding up a cast of some of the biggest names in Hollywood to star in the salacious story of strippers exacting their revenge on their Wall Street clientele. The all-female cast will include the…

The First Photo Of RM's BTS x Mattel Doll Is So On Point, It Includes His Dimple

By Jamie LeeLo
Every day I wake up and BTS has achieved a new level of fame in the pop culture world. My first introduction to the K-pop group was through their music video for "Idol." At the time, I walked away thinking, "Gee, that was fun." Flash forward a few…

Here's How Kylie Jenner Is Reportedly Dealing With Losing Jordyn Woods As A Friend

By Jamie LeeLo
I'll just say it: I'm taking the Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson rumored cheating scandal personally. I feel like when it comes to celebrities, there's a baseline understanding that a lot of things in their lives could be strategic PR moves, but…

BTS Had A Subtle Cameo On 'The Simpsons' That Will Fill Your Heart With ARMY Pride

By Jamie LeeLo
D'oh! You know you've made it when you're featured on The Simpsons. In the case of BTS, I suspect they've already figured out they're international superstars by now, but this cameo certainly seals the deal. If there is anyone in this world who is…

Good News, ARMY: The Official BTS Dolls Won't Drain Your Savings

By Tara Martinez
Your time has come, K-Pop fans! As you probably already know, Mattel is officially getting on the K-Pop train and releasing a line of BTS dolls that you can buy and cherish forever! That’s right, all seven members of BTS will be immortalized in doll…

The "Hello, I'm Fat" Article From 'Shrill' Actually Exists & You Can Read It Here

By Dylan Kickham
The dramatic ups and downs on Hulu's new series Shrill are more real than you might think. The show is adapted from author Lindy West's 2016 essay collection Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, with Aidy Bryant's character of columnist Annie Easton…

ARMY Twitter Is So Emotional Over BTS Being In Korea's Official National Anthem Video

By Karen Ruffini
Are you surprised that BTS is making some kickass waves in the world once more? Because I certainly am not. On March 15, Video Mug and Korea Copyright Commission under the Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism announced a new national…

Here's What You Need To Know About Adaptogens, In Case You Still Aren't Sure What They Do

By Julia Guerra
Instagram and other social media outlets have essentially become a kind of breeding ground for brands that claim to be selling good-for-you products that actually aren’t. Once in a blue moon, though, influencers get it right. Suddenly there will be…

I've Been To Over 200 Hotels & Determined The Ones With The Best Restaurants So You Don't Have To

By Kristin Corpuz
One of my favorite parts of traveling frequently is being able to try different types of foods. I'd best describe my palate as "adventurous," and I jump at any opportunity to expand my culinary horizons. And while trying new foods in quaint…

You Can Get A $412 Round-Trip Ticket To Rome This Spring, So Embrace The Dolce Vita

By Lara Walsh
Living "la dolce vita" is about to get a lot more affordable, thanks to the Dollar Flight Club’s March 14 deal to Rome. The company has once again done all the hard work for you with $412 flights delivered straight to your inbox, which means that…

If You & Bae Want To Travel Abroad Together, Here's When To Take The Leap

By Sarah Ellis
Is there anything more exciting than planning a vacation? Sure, it can be stressful sometimes, but if you decide you want to take a big trip out of the country, it’s definitely something to look forward to. And if you haven’t traveled with your…

Watch Closely, Daenerys' 'GOT' Season 8 Outfits Are Full Of Hidden Messages

By Ani Bundel
Game of Thrones is a show that works on multiple levels. The series can be read as a political metaphor, a climate change parable, a fantasy series about dragons, an epic, sprawling, continent-spanning tale of two families at war, and a simple love…

This Mixtape Wants To Change Rap's Rape Culture Problem & You Can Buy It

By Caroline Colvin
As a feminist and a hip-hop fan, I always experience discomfort participating in the genre of music I love. It’s not just the textbook misogyny and homophobia that attack my queer womanhood, although I could go on for days about that. My discomfort…

These 4 Zodiac Signs Should Live Abroad At Least Once, Because Life Is Too Short

By Roya Backlund
The world is huge — like immensely, unfathomably huge. It contains an infinite number of people, places, and cultures. I just wish it was realistic to see it all in one lifetime! However, traveling is one thing, but have you ever actually lived…

These Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best Aries Season & You'll Feel Lit From Within

By Roya Backlund
Y'all ready for this? Winter is officially almost over and I don't know about you, but I can't wait for some sunshine. The seasons are changing, and when the sun enters Aries on Mar. 20, spring will finally begin. It's time for flowers to bloom,…

Colton Called Cassie His "Future Wife," So Wedding Bells Could Be Ringing Soon

By Sarah Ellis
Hello, happy Wednesday, we need to talk about this Bachelor finale. In case you’re living under a pop culture rock and have somehow missed it, America’s favorite football-playing, fence-jumping virgin has found true love with Cassie Randolph. But…

Colton Is Fighting For Cassie's Love, But Here's The Problem: She Never Asked Him To

By Rebecca Strong
When Colton Underwood impulsively decided to jump a fence after Cassie Randolph broke his heart and eliminated herself on last week's episode of The Bachelor, much of Bachelor Nation and members of the media interpreted his actions as a symbol of…

The Best Healthy Snacks For Traveling When You're Hangry & In A Hurry, According To RDs

By Jordan Bissell
More often than not, the stress of traveling makes me forget to pack something important each time I hit the road. Sometimes the culprit is an extra belt I meant to bring just in case, or a magazine I wanted to share with my mom during my visit. But…

Colton Is Fighting For Cassie, But These 17 Tweets Show Fans Aren't All That Into It

By Christy Piña
ICYMI, last night's first part of The Bachelor season finale left viewers with a lot of questions, and even more mixed feelings. Colton broke up with the last two contestants standing after deciding he wants to go after Cassie, even though she…

The Full 'Aladdin' Trailer Is Here, With Classic Songs & A Better Look For Will Smith's Genie

By Ani Bundel
Disney's year of domination has already kicked off with Captain Marvel as the first smash hit of the calendar year. It will end with Star Wars: Episode IX. However, in between those bookends, the House of Mouse has some major releases, including no…

‘Grey’s Anatomy’s Jake Borelli’s Quotes About Coming Out Are Truly Inspirational – EXCLUSIVE

By Sarah Halle Corey
When Jake Borelli joined the cast of Grey's Anatomy in Season 14, his character Dr. Levi Schmitt was an awkward young intern. He was the butt of a lot of jokes, especially after earning the literally on-the-nose nickname "Glasses" when his…

Your Life Doesn't Really Change After Meeting "The One," According To Love Experts

By Hannah Schneider
Meeting someone and falling in love changes a lot in your life, right? So much of pop culture sells the idea that love is the signifier of a complete change in your life. So many romantic movies, like the classic My Big Fat Greek Wedding or newer…

This International Women's Day Google Doodle Features So Many Inspiring Quotes

By Lizzy Rosenberg
There are a number of ways you can celebrate International Women's Day. Maybe you're planning to round up your best girls for a celebratory dinner, or maybe you'll spend the day reading some of the your favorite books written by inspiring women.…

100-Plus Years After International Women's Day Began, This Equality Issue Is Still A Big Deal

By Shelby Black
International Women's Day (IWD) might have been born from a strike demanding better working conditions, but in the hundred-plus years since, it's become a worldwide revolution. On March 8, people from all across the world will celebrate this…

8 Apps Every Millennial Needs On A Plane Ride To Actually Enjoy Their Time In The Clouds

By Marisa Casciano
As of right now, the only thing on your radar is your travel goals — and I don't blame you! There isn't a second that goes by when I'm not thinking about where in the world I want to explore and experience, too. Destinations like Indonesia, Iceland,…

Jessica Mulroney Got So Real About Keeping Her Friendship With Meghan Markle Private

By Hollee Actman Becker
If you haven't heard the name Jessica Mulroney, you must not be a true fan of the royals, because the 39-year-old fashion queen is one of the Duchess of Sussex's besties. Her eight-year-old twins, John and Brian, and five-year-old daughter, Ivy,…

I Travel For Half Of The Year & Mastered The Best Ways To Save Money While On The Road

By Kristin Corpuz
You're likely aware of the fact that traveling can be pretty expensive. Hotels, flights, activities, and tours tend to add up real quick, and even if you can save up enough to take the trip, you still have to think of the money you'll be spending…

Your St. Patrick’s Day Horoscope Is Here & Everyone's Feeling Lucky

By Valerie Mesa
It could be just me, but St. Patrick's day is always so much fun, and for so many reasons. Also, no need to worry about your cultural background. Everyone's Irish on this ultra-festive holiday, which means there's always a reason to celebrate. BTW,…

Summer's Biggest Sneaker Trends Are Going To Make Your Style Bloom Comfortably

By Ariana Marsh
This far into winter, I know you're probably dying for the day when it's finally warm enough to pull on some sandals and finally free your toes. I get it, except summer 2019 sneaker trends are so dang cool that my feet just might be spending the…

Jungkook's Tweet About BTS & TXT's First Photo Together Will Fill You With ARMY Pride

By Noelle Devoe
ARMYs, an emotional moment you could not possibly have prepared for has come. Just days after TXT dropped their debut album, The Dream Chapter: Star, they finally met their industry-vet label mates, BTS. If you're an ARMY, the first photo of BTS and…

You're Going To Be Totally, Butt-Crazy In Love With Boxlunch's 'Clueless' Lip Glosses

By Ariana Marsh
It's undeniable that people are obsessed with all things '90s. Our intense collective nostalgia for the decade manifests via everything from memes and magazines to fashion and beauty. If Cher Horowitz is your throwback style icon then you definitely…

Here's What We Know About Miley Cyrus & Priyanka Chopra's Relationship

By Nicholas Rice
Laverne and Shirley. Thelma and Louise. Miley and Priyanka? Of all the iconic female duos and friendships that we've seen over the years, this is one friendship I certainly want to see blossom some more. The two young starlets have only recently…

Millennials Who Still Live At Home Deal With These 5 Hilarious Struggles On The Reg

By Marisa Casciano
From my personal experience as a millennial, I've concluded one thing: Most of us are bonded by the word, "same." Just scroll through your social media apps for five minutes, and you'll realize that most memes and videos you enjoy have someone in…

I Went On An Adventure Trip To Puerto Rico & Am Convinced Every Thrill-Seeker Should Do It, Too

By Kristin Corpuz
When planning out your next big trip, you likely take a lot of factors into account: what the weather will be like, how expensive the accommodations are, what kinds of sightseeing you'd like to partake in... the list goes on. And if you're a…

Twitter Is Sharing Hilariously Weird Takes On This 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Tradition

By Lara Walsh
If there's anything that Ellen DeGeneres is known for, it's acting as a fairy godmother and magically surprising the guests on her show with the wishes of their dreams. Meeting Idina Menzel and Barack Obama? Check. Gifts and one-in-a-lifetime…

Get To The Theaters ASAP, Because The 'Captain Marvel' Ratings Are Kree-Azy

By Ani Bundel
Even before the critics' screenings of Captain Marvel ran, there was controversy around it. A small, but vocal, section of the internet has made it their business to turn any progressive movement in the world of cinema into a proxy culture war, from…

This Hotel Is A Dream Come True For Millennials Who Love Marble-Printed Everything

By Kristin Corpuz
When I think of my future dream home, I picture modern design, neutral colors, and gold accents. But what I want in my decor more than anything else is marble print throughout. I think that marble — in any color — is classy, elegant, chic, and best…

Vans Collaborated With Ashley Williams On Your Dream Collection Of Punky Printed Kicks

By Ariana Marsh
Just when I thought my favorite sneaker label couldn't get any better they went ahead and collaborated with one of the buzziest young design talents that London's got to offer on a line of seriously cool shoes. The Vans x Ashley Williams collection…

If You're In The Mood To Smile & Sigh Deeply, Then Watch The 'Queer Eye' Season 3 Trailer

By Kristen Perrone
Get ready to shed some happy tears, because we're one step closer to seeing a new season of the Netflix hit Queer Eye. The Fab Five are due back on the streaming service later this month, and the Queer Eye Season 3 trailer is here to brighten your…

These Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best Week & Your Creative Juices Are Flowing

By Roya Backlund
How has Pisces season been treating you all? Have you been feeling more artistic lately? More spiritual? More dreamy? I know I said this last time, but I honestly can't get over how much more vivid my dreams have become since the sun entered Pisces.…

Millennials In The Workplace Can Relate To These 6 Hilarious Struggles

By Marisa Casciano
Being part of the "real world" means that, just like everybody else, you're doing two things: First, you're answering some of life's biggest questions like, "What do you want to do for the rest of your life?" Second, you're learning what it means to…

Everything Ashley Graham Has Said About Body Positivity Will Make You Feel So Empowered

By Jordan Bissell
If you casually scrolled through Ashley Graham's Instagram account, you'd probably think, "Wow, this woman is a stunning model." While every photo she uploads is absolute fire (at least in my opinion), she's also using her social media platforms to…

The Jonas Brothers' "Sucker" Music Video Puts Priyanka, Sophie, & Danielle Front & Center

By Tara Martinez
As you probably know by now, the Jonas Brothers have reunited! Not only have they reunited, but they also just released their first single in six years. It’s called “Sucker” and it’s super romantic, even if the title makes you think otherwise. The…

27 Instagram Captions For San Francisco That Capture The Beauty By The Bay

By Ciara Johnson
Exploring the West Coast is always a good idea, and if there's one destination that should be on your radar if you haven't been before, it's San Francisco. It will take your breath away and make you want to stay forever. You'll be wondering how…

5 Things You’ll Notice About Yourself When You’re Ready To Have Sex For The First Time

By Rachel Shatto
There is a lot of outside messaging, social pressure, and plenty of opinionated people who are more than happy to tell you whether or not you're not ready to have sex. But that decision is yours to make. So, if you're wondering whether the time is…