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My 6 Favorite Songs to Chill Out To

Whether you’re trying to mellow out with yoga, zone out after a hard day, or just, well, make out with a cute guy, spin these 6 songs to put your soul at ease.

5 Fun Things I Did Over 4th of July Weekend

1. I had my first ever tennis lesson from my (very patient) friend TJ, who grew up playing and teaching tennis. She taught me forehand (pretty easy!), backhand (harder), and how to serve (so hard omg I sucked so bad). Tennis is fun, guys!

3 Memoirs That Changed My Life

I’ve never been much of a fiction reader, so I tend to gravitate towards books and stories about real people and real things that are going on in the world. Lately, I’ve been on a biography kick that started with thumbing through books profiling classic rock musicians, and that then forayed into reading accounts by […]

How to Make Homemade Shaving Cream

If you’ve ever tried to shave your legs with just water and soap or—heavens to Betsy!—totally dry, you know that it’s like getting a sandpaper massage from Satan. That’s why we need shaving cream, humanity!

New York Newspapers’ Same-Sex Marriage Covers

Here are some cover from New York-based newspapers from Saturday, the day after the NY state senate voted to legalize same-sex marriage.

Top 5 Noises to Make When You’re Exercising

Today, Yahoo! Shine asks us one of life’s most meaningful questions: should you make noise when you exercise? I say, YES. In fact, here are 5 of the absolute awesomest noises you should make while working out. 1. Have your weekly book club meeting on the ellipticals. Shout things like, “I’m not sure Emma is […]

Fjällräven: The Hottest New Hipster Backpack

So lately I’ve noticed all these hipsters skulking around Williamsburg with these beat-up looking nylon backpacks bearing a fox logo and the Nordic-looking word “Fjällräven.” Huh? I decided to Google it. It turns out  Fjällräven, which means “arctic fox,” is a Swedish outdoor clothing and equipment company The backpack that I’ve seen most frequently in […]

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