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Hautelinks: Week of 11/1/12


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* First, and most importantly, we want to send our thoughts and prayers to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy. We were lucky to be spared the worst of it here in Boston, but many were not so fortunate. If you haven’t already, be sure to take a minute and donate whatever you can to the Red Cross to help those who have been devastated by this storm.

* If there’s a silver lining, this must be it: Though undeniably tragic, sometimes disaster can bring out the best in people, as evidenced by these inspiring Hurricane Sandy stories.

* On a much less serious note, Texter is a super cool idea and a fun, artistic way to procrastinate. (Hint: click and drag!)

* And, um, speaking of procrastination, I don’t even know what this is, but it’s pretty amazing (if totally inaccurate in regard to a cat’s landing-feet-first skills). You’re welcome, dear readers.

* 15 Text Messages You Wish You’d Get, from Thought Catalog. Yes, yes, and yes!

* Also from Thought Catalog, Things You Can Change vs. Things You Can’t.

* Oh my god, incredible: Doctor Who, The Musical!

* CollegeHumor asks: Is it time for the Age of the Jock to return?

* Also from CollegeHumor, some posters for real life horror movies. These are absolutely terrifying.

* 4 Pop Culture Arguments that Need to be Retired, from Cracked.

* Glamour shows you the super-fast steps to flawless makeup in a hurry.

* The Victoria and Albert Museum in the UK just launched its Autumn exhibition on Hollywood costumes, and Yahoo! breaks down the 10 most iconic dresses you’ll find there. UK ladies and study abroad-ers, you have to go!

* How to Rock the Nude Makeup Trend, from StyleList.

* The ladies of try out Pinterest-inspired beauty DIYs and let you know if they’re actually doable. This is so needed!

* We <3 this GIY (Glam It Yourself) Peter Pan Collar Necklace. Cute to the nth degree.

* The Glitter Guide shows you how to do a modern, bronze-y smoky eye. Love this!

* With every Halloween comes the requisite cute animals in Halloween costumes post. Repeat after me: “Awwww!”

* Also, it wouldn’t be Halloween without some new photos of scared bros at a haunted house (!!!) I just want to know what they’re all looking at when these photos are taken! Anyone been there?

* Sleep: You’re Doing It Wrong, from Refinery 29. Agree with the first comment: I could not live without melatonin!!

* Hurricane Sandy Fashion Tweets Remind Us That Sweatpants, Junk Food Are Still OK. Who else spent all of Monday on the couch with a bag of candy corn? Be honest!

* And speaking of Sandy, have you ever wondered how hurricanes get their names?

* 20 Everyday Moments That Always Make Us Smile, from Buzzfeed. Aww, us too.

* Refinery 29 has some tips to help you spruce up your apartment walls.

* Lauren Conrad shares 10 fall treats and eats that you’ll want to whip up immediately!

* Umm and speaking of fall eats, these Reese’s Cheesecake Brownies look incredible! CF writer Sarah made them and according to her, “I finally realized what nirvana is: It’s a brownie, and it has Reese’s in it.”

* 8 Ideas for a Stormy Day at Home, from The Glitter Guide. Bookmark this for winter snowstorms!

* CollegeCandy shares 7 great sites to help you find an internship.

* Okay, and just because: Rare Panda Cubs Emerge from Their Den for the First Time via Zooborns, which is probably the cutest and most addictive site of all time.

* Okay okay, one more: An absolutely adorable kitten!

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9 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 11/1/12”

  1. 1
    November 1st, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    I’m loving the scared bros pictures and those actually made me LOL. And I wish the last text will really happen to me. Also check the link for the Horror Movie posters for I think you posted the wrong page for it :(

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    November 1st, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    the real life horror movie post was just linked to the nerd/jock post, just thought you should know if you don’t already :)

  3. 3
    November 1st, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    The scared bros pictures are taken at Nightmares in Niagara Falls, ON (aka my hometown). About 3/4 of the way through the haunted house, you are in a pitch dark hallway, and car lights turn on and a car comes tunnelling towards you when the camera goes off.

  4. 4
    November 1st, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    My roommates and I loved the 15 Text Messages You Wished You Get! Ryan Gosling can text me anytime. ;)

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    November 1st, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    Like always, I love them all! Quick tip though, be careful with using melatonin as it can cause depression if not taken correctly.

  7. 7
    November 1st, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Thanks for the shoutout, Zephyr! :)

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    November 2nd, 2012 at 8:34 am

    fantastic article like always :)
    thx to jen for the movie posters :p

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    November 2nd, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    thanks for mentioning Sandy and the Red Cross. I attend Rutgers University and we had two of NJ’s state shelters based on our campuses. volunteering with the red cross and working with all the people that were staying there, really humbled me and made me feel immensely grateful for all that i have. i hope everyone that can recover, will.

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