7 Things You May Not Know About Hans Christian Andersen

It doesn't matter about being born in a duckyard, as long as you are hatched from a swan's egg. —The Ugly Duckling UPDATED June 17th, 2017 April 2 is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday and is observed as International Children's Book…

4 Life Lessons from Les Miserables

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Les Miserables by Victor Hugo was published in 1862 and is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, not to mention one of the longest ever written! It has been adapted for the stage as a Broadway…

Hipsters: What Does That Even Mean?

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UPDATED June 17rh, 2017 The term hipsters gets tossed around a lot these days, and depending on where you live, chances are you’ve seen a few walking past you on the street. Or have you? What does it really mean to be a hipster? Does it…

21 Reasons to Re-Read George Orwell’s ‘1984’

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 We all had to read 1984 by George Orwellin school. But it’s safe to say that most of us had no idea of the just how relevant it would be in 2014. “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the…

7 Things we Love About the Latinos on Empire

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Of all the TV shows that we spend quality couch time with, Empire has to be one of the most entertaining and definitely has the most entertaining cast. Pretty much every word out of Cookie’s mouth makes us laugh, and even if the music wasn’t…

15 Popular Baby Names that Are Even More Cray-Cray than 'Saint'

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The list of popular baby names seems to get crazier and crazier each year. Every parent wants to celebrate the uniqueness, individuality and majesty of their child and what better way to start than with a truly inventive baby name? We'll have…

8 Transgender Celebrities Who Are Acing it as Role Models

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Lately, transgender celebrities are coming out with more confidence, to which we say, heck yes! We all suffer from insecurities and we all have aspects of our appearance that we wish we could change or improve. But for approximately .3% of…

The Professional Cuddle Buddy: It’s a Thing

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Who doesn’t love a good cuddle buddy? At the end of a long day, or when you just need a little extra loving, a little snuggle with someone can go a long way to make you feel better. And it’s not just in your head that you feel better after…

5 Graphic Novel Must-Reads

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If you binge-watched the first season of Netflix's Jessica Jones and need a graphic novel fix to hold you over until season two drops, there's a cornucopia of incredible titles that prove comics are definitely not just for kids. And they're…