• Hump Day Huzzahs: July 6

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye,

    life will reward you with a new hello.”

    –PAULO COELHO



    THE SCOOP…

    Clinton Will Not Have to Fear Criminal, Legal Liability as Her Campaign Moves Forward // WASHINGTON POST

    The Ins and Outs of Pin Collecting as Told by Caroline Mills, Art Collector // RACKED

    What It’s Like to Get 10 Hours of Sleep a Day // REFINERY 29

    Everything You Need to Know About Removing Blackheads at Home // FASHIONISTA

    While the 99% Got a General Pay Raise This Year, It’s Still Not Enough to Dent the Rising Income Inequality // WSJ

    Real Talk: What It’s Like to Figure Your Life out at 20-Something with Your Mom Dying from Cancer// HUFF POST

    What If Globalization Starts with Localization? // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    Why Do We Place So Much Emphasis on the Scientific Method? What Ever Happened to Emotion? // NY TIMES



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  • Tuesday Tinkers: July 5

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “I don’t like women

    telling other women

    what to do or how to do it

    or when to do it.”

    –JESSA JOHANSSON, GIRLS



    THE SCOOP…

    The Utterly Downright Comical Thing That Happened When This Critic Thought “Shallows” Was Another Kate Hudson Movie #BlakeWho // NY TIMES

    Ice Coffee Hacks Every Caffeine Junkie Should Know // ELLE

    10 Things You Should Never EVER Have to Apologize For // FORBES

    Thinking About Hiring a Professional Organizer? Here’s Why You Should // HUFF POST

    Zika Virus? Insect Repellents You Need to Invest In // VOGUE

    You Didn’t Have a Good Ole’ Fourth? Bummer. These People Didn’t Either // BROADLY

    PSA: “Selfie Elbow” Is a Medical Term, Y’all! // REFINERY 29

    Familiarize Yourself with These Rising Designers #CFDA #VogueFashionFund // FASHIONISTA



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  • Fri-YAY Facts: July 1

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Some women choose to follow men,

    and some choose to follow their dreams.

    If you’re wondering which way to go,

    remember your career will never wake up

    and tell you it doesn’t love you anymore.”

    –LADY GAGA



    THE SCOOP…

    The Strength in Female Sexuality: Why This Artist Is Letting People Touch Her Under One Condition // ELLE

    Well, Well, Well…Boris Johnson Won’t Seek to Lead Britain, but Michael Gove Will // NY TIMES

    If You Don’t Have a Shaman, You’re Late to the Game // MARIE CLAIRE

    Here’s Your Guide to the Best Sun Screen for Your Skin Type // VOGUE

    Is This the next Big Thing Company for Eco-Friendly Beauty Products? // VANITY FAIR

    Can You Guess What Happened When The Daily Show Fact-Checked Donald Trump’s Economics Speech? // VOX

    4 Ways to Awaken Your Life’s Purpose // HUFF POST

    The Pentagon’s Ban on Transgender Service Just Fell — but the Details Are Still Complicated // WASHINGTON POST



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  • Thursday Tidings: June 30

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “So do it. Decide.

    Is this the life you want to live?

    Is this the person you want to love?

    Is this the best you can be?

    Can you be stronger?

    Kinder? More Compassionate?

    Decide.

    Breath in.

    Breath out and decide.”

    –MEREDITH GREY



    THE SCOOP…

    Morgan Stanley Is Still Struggling to Find Its Footing After the 2008 Financial Crisis // NY TIMES

    Apple Has Obtained a Patent That Would Enable the IPhone Camera to Be Disabled Using an Infrared Signal // REFINERY 29

    Spoiler Alert: What Jon Snow’s Parents Tell Us About His Family Tree on Game of Thrones // TIME

    Are You Following This Instagram Account? #TargetDoesItAgain // RACKED

    It’s No Secret Athleisure Is Affecting the Bra Business // WSJ

    Adidas Has Agreed a New Long-Term Partnership with Singer-Turned-Designer Kanye West // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    The Future Is Here: Apps That Let You Skip Your Pelvic Exam for Your Birth Control Pill // THE CUT

    Selling E-Commerce to a Country That Isn’t Really “Online” // THE NEW YORKER




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  • Monday Musings: June 27

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “It takes courage to grow up

    and become who you really are.”

    –E.E. CUMMINGS



    THE SCOOP…

    Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Kanye’s Provocative “Famous” Video // NY TIMES

    Let’s Settle This Once and for All: Does Dark Roast or Light Roast Have More Caffeine? // HUFF POST

    The Steps to Collecting a Rape Kit as Told by a Forensic Nurse // ELLE

    It’s Not Your “Number” That Matters, It’s What You Do with It // THE CUT

    Infidelity and the Reasons Why These Partners Stayed // BROADLY

    Step Aside TLC, This Company’s Making Scrubs Look Good // RACKED

    How to Successfully Take an Instagram Flat Lay // REFINERY 29

    The Supreme Court Abolished Barbaric Texas Abortion Laws // NY TIMES




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  • Tuesday Thoughts: June 21

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “You don’t drown by falling in the water;

    you drown by staying there.”

    –EDWIN LOUIS COLE



    THE SCOOP…

    This Mother Yanked Her Child from the Grip of a Mountain Lion // NY TIMES

    All 29 Pringles Flavors Ranked. You’re Welcome // THRILLIST

    The H&M Gillian Mcleod Swimsuit Campaign Has a Lot to Say About Grace, Beauty, Age, and Posture // WHO WHAT WEAR

    The 5 Dresses You’ll Never Regret Buying// PURE WOW

    When You Underperform at This Company, You Get Spanked (in Front of Your Coworkers at a Banquet) // BROADLY

    Google to Become the next WebMD? // REFINERY 29

    Remember This When He Tells You He Doesn’t Want to Be with You // THOUGHT CATALOG

    If You’re in Italy, You Might Just Get to Walk on Water // NY TIMES




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  • Monday Musings: June 20

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Guess what?

    You have a brand new week ahead of you

    to slay dragons, achieve goals, sweat more, gripe less

    and ditch the fear! Go!”

    –SARAH STANLEY



    THE SCOOP…

    Senate Passed a Bill That Will Require Women to Sign up for the Military Draft When They Turn 18 // ELLE

    A Strong Case for Why Parents Should Avoid Commenting on Their Children’s Weight // NY TIMES

    Secrets of the Trade: What One Girl Learned Working at Victoria’s Secret // THRILLIST

    The Magic and Myth Behind Staged Paparazzi Photos as Told by a Paparazzo// ELLE

    If There’s One Thing You Need to Watch Today, It’s This // YOUTUBE

    Can You Guess What the Secret to Happiness Is? // MY DOMAINE

    Lebron Fufills His Promise: Cavaliers Win NBA Championship // ESPN

    Teen Girls Are Smoking While Pregnant to Have Smaller Babies #WUT // BROADLY



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  • Tuesday Ticklers: June 14

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Vulnerability is our most

    accurate measurement of courage.”

    –BRENE BROWN



    THE SCOOP…

    The Harrowing Tales of Orlando Hostages and What They Did to Stay Alive // NY TIMES

    ‘We Have to Do Something’: LGBT Clubs Stand in Solidarity in Wake of Shooting // BROADLY

    Will You Pay $2800 for This Karl Lagerfeld Collaboration? // WHO WHAT WEAR

    The Wedding to Out-Vogue All Weddings: Giovanna Battaglia’s Big Day Was Complete with Multiple Outfit Changes // RACKED

    Apple Updates: The Company Kicked off Its 2016 Developer Conference with a Bang // REFINERY 29

    Should Women Change the Way They Talk in the Workplace? // THE CUT

    Gloria Steinem Compares Traveling to Sex in Her Book My Life on the Road // HUFF POST

    Nothing About Me Is “Effortless” and That’s Completely Okay // COSMOPOLITAN



     

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  • Monday Musings: June 13

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Don’t let the heart that didn’t love you,

    keep you from the one that will.”

    –ANON



    THE SCOOP…

    The Florida Nightclub Massacre Is the Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History // NY TIMES

    Obama Addresses Gun Violence: “We decide if this is the country we want to be.” // HUFF POST

    Chatbots and Conversational Commerce: What Truly Elevates Customer Experience // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    The Future Looks Bleak for Theranos as Walgreens Pulls out of Its Partnership // VANITY FAIR

    Can Tylenol Cure a Broken Heart? // MODERN LOVE

    Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion // WSJ

    Shark Serum and Why the Reddit Community Is Obsessed // RACKED

    Brock Turner’s Ex Comes to His Defense // ELLE



     

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  • Fri-Yay Facts: June 10

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Teach your daughters to worry less

    about fitting into glass slippers

    and more about shattering glass ceilings.”

    –MELISSA MARCHONNA



    THE SCOOP…

    56 Priceless Chad Quotes from This Season of the Bachelorette // THRILLIST

    The Internet Is Freaking out About This Undocumented High School Valedictorian // HUFF POST

    Why Tillett Wright Called 911 // REFINERY 29

    7 Secrets Plastic Surgeons Tell Their Friends // ELLE

    Learning Humanity from Dogs: After his marriage unravels, a man is left with a sleeping bag, two 150-pound pets and a lot to figure out about life and love. // MODERN LOVE

    Can You Guess Which Brand Beat out Zara and H&M for Most Valuable in the World? // WHO WHAT WEAR

    Why Are Weddings So Expensive? // RACKED

    5 Drugstore Highlighters Celebrity Makeup Artists Stand Behind // BYRDIE



     

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  • Hump Day Happenings: June 8

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “Love lingers when the heart

    remembers to touch

    the light leaking from the soul.”

    –R.M. DRAKE



    THE SCOOP…

    Hill Yeah! Clinton Wins California, Bolstering Her Claim to the Democratic Nomination // NY TIMES

    PSA: Getting an Epidural Doesn’t Mean I Failed at Giving Birth // ELLE

    Scientific Facts That Prove the Benefits of a Best Friend // HUFF POST

    Fashion Saved Me When My Father Was Wrongly Locked up for Child Molestation // NY POST

    Lululemon Cofounder Says the Company Has Lost Its Way // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    #Ham4Ham: What It’s Like to Vey for Coveted Hamilton Tickets // VOGUE

    Why Play with Legos When You Can Code? // WSJ

    6-Month Old Saint West Probably Has More Designer Clothing Than You Do *Sigh* // RACKED

    The Bizarre Reason Why Teens Are Confessing Their Crimes on Social Media // BROADLY



     

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  • Tuesday Thoughts: June 7

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “We live in a society

    that wants to pit

    women against each other,

    and it’s our job to resist

    the tyranny of that.”

    –LENA DUNHAM



    THE SCOOP…

    7 Skincare Secrets That Models Swear By // BYRDIE

    How to Correctly Care for Your Swimsuit. Yes, There’s a Right Way. And Yes, There’s a Wrong Way Too // PUREWOW

    Here’s What It’s Like to Fail at Being a Fashion “It Girl” // ELLE

    Brock Turner’s Childhood Friend Blames His Felony Sexual-Assault Conviction on Political Correctness #NO // THE CUT

    Ever Wondered What a ‘Happily Ever After’ Wedding Looks Like?// RACKED

    Anxiety Disorders Are Real  // HUFF POST

    Helen Mirren Applauds Kim Kardashian for Debunking Societal Norms of Beauty // VANITY FAIR

    Step Aside, Juice Cleanse, Detox Waters Are the New Weight Loss Thing // MARIE CLAIRE



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  • Monday Musings: June 6

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “You are never too old

    to set another goal

    or to dream a new dream.”

    –C.S. LEWIS



    THE SCOOP…

    Brock Turner’s Dad Gave Tone-Deaf Plea For Lenient Sentence In Son’s Sexual Assault Case. He didn’t admit his son committed a crime. He called it “20 minutes of action.” // HUFF POST

    Grey’s Anatomy writer Elisabeth R. Finch grapples with an impossible decision // ELLE

    Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Battles Were Fought Outside the Ring

    #FloatLikeAButterflyStingLikeABee // NBC

    Is It Right to Call India’s Delhi the Rape Capital? // BROADLY

    Scientists Say the Zika Virus May Be Transmitted by Oral Sex // NY TIMES

    Studies Say Women Are More Interested In Sex Than You Think

    #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow // WSJ

    Snapchat Surpasses Twitter with 150-Million Daily Users // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    Everything You Need to Know About Your Breakouts // REFINERY 29



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  • Fri-YAY Facts: June 3

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “It’s impossible,” said pride.

    “It’s risky,” said experience.

    “It’s pointless,” said reason.

    “Give it a try anyway,” whispered the heart.

    #BECAUSEWHYNOT



    THE SCOOP…

    There Is No One Way to Grieve. Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise // HUFF POST

    Everything About RiRi Saving Her Wine Is Goals // ELLE

    This Girl Tells A Harrowing Tale of Her Escape from an Arranged Marriage // SEVENTEEN

    The Future Is Bleak: Good Luck Finding a Job #ThanksForNothingEconomy // HUFF POST

    Educate Your Immune System. The World Is a Dirty, Dirty Place // NY TIMES

    The UCLA Shooter Has Been Named. He Had a “Kill List” // REFINERY 29

    Is This the Beginning of the End for Subscription-Based Companies? // BUSINESS OF FASHION

    Take a Page out of Kendall Jenner’s Style Book // WHO WHAT WEAR



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  • Thursday Thumpers: June 2

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    QUOTE OF THE DAY

    “There is only one way to avoid criticism:

    do nothing,

    say nothing,

    and be nothing.”

    –ARISTOTLE



    THE SCOOP…

    Here’s What You Need to Know About Andy Samberg’s New Show ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” // LA TIMES

    There’s No Denying Chad’s a Jerk, but Can We Really Fault Him for Asking the Right Questions About Love? #Bachelorette #Jojo // WASHINGTON POST

    Forbes Just Released Its Second Annual List of America’s Richest Self-Made Women. Can You Guess Who’s Number One? // FORBES

    Um, This Matte White Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin Just Sold for a Chill $300k // REFINERY 29

    What’s the Drug Scene Like These Days? Here’s an Apt Breakdown // BROADLY

    Mark Cuban on Donald Trump, “I know what I’m good at, and I know what I’m not good at. I’m not so sure Donald knows what he’s not good at.” // VANITY FAIR

    Emoji Alert: Bacon, Avocado, and 77 More Cartoons Are Coming Your Way // MARIE CLAIRE

    How Cute Is This Summer Top? // SHOPBOP



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