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There’s Actually A Reason Your Face Matches Your Name, According To Science

Science says our names might actually influence us more than we think. A research team collected data from eight different studies which suggest cultures have assigned characteristics to various names in such a predictable way that even a computer algorithm can guess more accurately than chance. Deemed “the Dorian Gray effect” after the Oscar Wilde novel where the actions of the leading character are reflected on his portrait, researchers investigated whether or not one’s given name can really have “the Dorian Gray effect” on his or her face. Warner Bros….

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5 Reasons Living At Home After College Is The Smartest Thing You Can Do

I don’t know if the rest of ya’ll feel the same way, but for me, it seems like all of my peers immediately moved out from their parents’ house as soon as they graduated college. And I get it, because it’s pretty much the normal thing to do. Heck, back in our parents’ generation, people moved out at, like, 18 and managed to sustain themselves on their own. The thing with our generation, though, is that with rent prices being insanely high in popular areas, 20-somethings graduate school with tons of debt,…

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5 Books That Will Get You Out Of A Funk And Make You Feel Inspired Again

On March 2 for the past 20 years, areas of world have unified in celebration of one of the most important inventions ever: books. Initiated as a method of getting kids under 18 to read more in the UK and Ireland, World Book Day Ltd. sends book vouchers to children from participating schools, who can then take them to a book store and redeem them for one of 10 pre-selected free books. But thanks to the internet, an abridged version of World Book Day has expanded all across the globe. The idea has…

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The 5 Celeb-Approved Ways To Make Sure You Look Your Best In Every Picture You Take

Photos are a tool to express ourselves, tell stories about our lives and even represent ourselves professionally. Naturally, we want to look our best in photos, especially when we’ll be posting them on social media for the world to see. No matter your weight, height or shape, looking better in photos boils down to a few basic tactics that anyone can master in minutes. Here are five tips, practiced by models, celebs and Instagram stars, that will make your selfies and profile pictures the best they can be. Strike a…

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9 Tiny Ways To Feel Better At Work When Your Personal Life Is Too Much

Life can be stressful and overwhelming AF at times. When your personal life seems to be cramping your vibes, you desperately crave an escape from it all. Whether it’s your friends, family, love life, health or financial problems, you want to put everything on pause so you can get your bearings on straight and re-charge the fuck UP. When everything seems to be going wrong, and you feel as though your world is crumbling beneath you, don’t lose all hope. Look no further than your office as a perfect haven…

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Why Confident People Are Actually The Most Humble, According To Science

There’s a theory about overly confident people that I’ve been floating around my friends for some time now. It goes like this: Often, overly confident people get what they want because nobody wants to actually go through the trouble of telling them “no.” And I do mean “trouble,” by the way, because when you’re dealing with someone who lacks so much self-awareness that they can’t realize how ridiculous their perceptions of themselves are, the task of bringing them back to reality can be exhausting. Your buddy who’s a “2” but acts like a…

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Disney Princesses Imagined As Women’s Rights Activists Get Real AF

Women’s History Month March is officially recognized as Women’s History Month. Through storytelling, personal essays and defining what it means to be a woman in 2017, we aim to shed light on why the political is personal and vice versa. If you have a personal story you’d like to share, email [email protected] As if they haven’t seen enough battles in their lifetimes, our favorite Disney princesses are suiting up once more to stand with women. Reimagined by Portland, Oregon native, Amanda Niday, the princesses donned present-day versions of their most memorable attire. Belle…

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7 Weird At-Home Delivery Services That’ll Ensure You Never Leave The House

As if we couldn’t get ANY lazier, every single day, people are developing tons of new services that bring everything you need in life right to your doorstep. So now, more people than ever are staying home instead of physically running errands or wasting precious time shopping. While some people might consider this lazy, others would say using these convenient services is purely good time management. But whatever your take on this case may be, here are some weird services you can use that will ensure you pretty much never leave your couch: Sock…

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Here Are 4 Easy Ways To Deal With Rejection That’ll Help Ease The Burn

Rejection of any kind can be a tough pill to swallow. I’ve had to deal with a lot of it in my life, and it never gets any easier. The good news is everyone has been there and felt the same sharp pain, so you’re not alone. Wallowing in self-pity and feeling sorry for yourself is never the answer. It may mask your feelings of disappointment for a little while but trust me, no amount of take-out, wine and Netflix will help you overcome the feeling of not getting what you…

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15 Signs You’re Turning Into Your Mother, And It’s As Hilarious As It Is Scary

A mother’s unconditional love is truly a blessing. But if she happens to also be very cool, street savvy, un-smothering, wise and sensible, you’ve hit the jackpot. Take Lorelai Gilmore from “Gilmore Girls,” for example. She is pretty and hip, and has navigated life by experiencing her own adversity along the way. As a single parent, Lorelai has always been there through thick and thin, to give love and advice to her daughter Rory. But Lorelai is far from perfect. She has made mistakes in both love and life, but…

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