Your moon sign and rising sign give an in-depth look into what makes you tick--they are determined by not just your birthday, but the place you were born and the exact time of your birth. Simply, your sun sign rules your personality--it's your soul. Your moon sign rules your emotional core--it's your heart. Your rising sign rules your outer appearance--it's your book cover.
We all know zodiac signs can give insights to personality traits, but they can also hint at how your dates will act in the sack. Before you find yourself mixed up with a narcissistic lover – read: Leos – check out this breakdown of how each sign delivers in bed.
Considering what a colorful and often bizarre place Hollywood can be, it's not surprising that the town is home to so many legendary ghost sightings. While a number of these famous hauntings center on the spirits of ordinary people, others involve celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe, Lon Cheney and Howard Hughes. Here are some of the most exciting ghost stories Tinseltown has to offer.
If you're anything like us, your Instagram feed is full of stylish lifestyle bloggers going on epic vacations, perfect outfits, and your friend Erin's most recent meal. But our latest Insta-obsession is the body positive (and generally adorable) work of illustrator Joanna Thangiah. Trust us, her work is just what you need to start the day off in the right mindset.
If you're like us, you've finished "Serial" and are now hooked on listening to podcasts, but you might not know what to listen to next. So, we put together some of the top podcasts for any situation. Whether you're feeling silly, thoughtful, cozy, or even horny, we have the podcast for you.
Funny women are finally starting to have their moment in the sun! After the huge successes of Mean Girls, Bridesmaids, Pitch Perfect, Broad City, 30 Rock, Parks and Recreation, and more, it's clear that Hollywood is funnier and female-r than ever. And we can't get enough of it! So, we rounded up our favorite girl power quotes from some of the funny women you know--or should know--and love.
Americans rarely use the word "penis" in conversation. We say pecker or prick, willie or wang. Or whopper, wiener, wiggle stick, wrinkle beast, wobbly warhead, even wife's worst enemy. "We, as humans, love to play with language, and mixing taboo language with clever wordplay to get coinages is a really common endeavor simply because it gets such a great reaction in others," slang lexicographer Grand Barrett says. As a result, we're always creating new slang for "penis," and a lot of it can be traced back to these 11 words.
When I was a kid, my nose was usually buried deep in a book, but I didn’t feel profoundly affected by literature until I read The Catcher in the Rye. Sadly, some people never had this experience because it’s one of the most banned and challenged books in literature, which means people have requested its removal from libraries and schools numerous times. Salinger’s opus and other brilliant novels caused such outrage because they broke from convention and explored new (and therefore controversial) themes. Fortunately, their influence couldn’t be contained by bans, but it’s scary to consider what the literature world would be like without the genius of these books.
We're living in a time when women are empowering other women to be, do, think, and say what we want. Women (and men) are paving the path to equality, fighting for human and animal rights, investing in healthier physical and mental lifestyles, and breaking gender stereotypes. Check out a few of our favorite inspirational women who are doing our world good.
It's always been the best part of the cereal, and now you don't have to wade through all that other "healthy stuff to get your fix.
Before the best Olympic athletes in the world compete for the medals, they have to strut their stuff in their official, patriotic ceremony attire.
RiRi's always carrying a wine glass wherever she goes–which means we can too, right?
Long hair--it's fun to have, but can seriously be a b*tch to care for. Your locks might be the envy of your short-haired friends, but you know that having long hair isn't as care-free as your Instagram might suggest. Here are 23 #LongHairProblems that are relatable AF.
In a country where women are given few chances to pursue dreams, 17-year-old Daniah Hagul has become Libya's first female swimmer in a decade.
Thousands of Catholics flocked to see the Pope on his recent U.S. tour. But, if you're like me--a heathen with a penchant for traveling--you'd much rather enjoy the pomp and grandeur of religion by flocking to holy sites, not holy men. The following religious sites are culturally, architecturally, and spiritually fascinating; most are open to both faithful and secular, and none will leave you wanting a man of the cloth.
Photo and video sharing is bigger than ever thanks to social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. Chances are you've probably even taken a selfie or two (hundred). If you want to know how to take a selfie, follow these 16 dos and don'ts to ensure that you look your very best.
"In the regular world, Halloween is when children dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it." This dead-on line from "Mean Girls" sums up most of the atrocities worn by grown women each Halloween, but some costumes just can't be explained.
Yes, today's the day when you stop acting like such a slavedriver and give your cats a break from all their chores and hard work. Let them relax and take a nap for once in their lives! In honor of this important day, here's a slideshow of the most luscious and squishable kitties we could find. Happy Hug Your Cat Day to you, as well as the cat who's probably trying to take a nap on your keyboard right now.
It's that time of year again: The weather's hot, the pool's open, the grill is preheating ... and women all over the United States are sucking in their stomachs and bracing themselves for one of the more demoralizing experiences in life: trying on bathing suits. But let's look on the bright side: These days, swimsuits come in a dazzling array of colors and cuts designed for all different body types. The next time you're experiencing self-loathing in a dressing room, just be glad you don't have to wear stockings to the beach.
The reasons to love John Hughes's iconic movies from the '80s are many--the fabulous fashion, the stellar soundtracks, the juicy love triangles to name just a few--but the most compelling reason is, of course, the plethora of crush-worthy leading men. From Duckie Dale to Jake Ryan to Ferris Beuller, Mr. Hughes knew just what we hormone-addled preteen girls wanted in our pretend boyfriends. But which big-screen beau each of us fell for says more than just what kind of haircut we liked.
A proper quarterlife crisis involves a certain amount of disillusionment, ennui, boredom, fear, anxiety, and growing pains. But those terrifying sounding emotions are the ones that get all the press--how about giving that “growing” some props for once? Sure you're in that weird nebulous post-adolescent pre-total-grownuphood other-space of life where you don't quite have it together (or at least don't feel like you do), but if you take a hard look at your life, there are at least a few things that you've probably figured out by now.
The Web is grand. With its fame for hosting informative, easy-to-skim textual snippets and collaborative written works, people are spending more and more time reading online. Nevertheless, the Internet cannot replace the authoritative transmissions from certain classic books that have delivered (or will deliver) profound ideas around the globe for generations. The 30 books listed here are of unparalleled prose, packed with wisdom capable of igniting a new understanding of the world. Everyone should read these books before their 30th birthday.
Welcome to Movember, the time of year when men far and wide throw caution (and grooming) to the wind and let their whiskers run rampant to raise awareness and funds in the battle against prostate cancer. While mustaches today have become the signature trait of under-nourished indie hipsters, there is something elegant, dapper, and timeless about a man who rocks a well-kept 'stache. Here's a look back at some of the most iconic soup strainers of all time.