Hautelinks: Week of 4/22/10

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Perfect for Earth Day, Goodwill Not Landfill is a detailed photo essay on what REALLY happens to your clothes after you donate them. Who knew?

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The Fashion Pack's iPhone Aversion details what many of us already know... that most fashion industry people use Blackberries instead of iPhones. As a hardcore BB user myself, I have to agree - while the iPhone is pretty, a real keyboard is non-negotiable when you need to get stuff done.

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Umm, wow: Portion sizes have really changed over the years.

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Also from Divine Caroline, Twenty Easy Ways to Be Happier. Yay!

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If you watch American Idol, you've probably noticed how, as the season progresses, the contestants' looks seem to magically progress from drab to fab. Well, it's no accident. Shine has the secrets behind how that happens, straight from the AI stylists themselves.

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Weirdest. Product. Ever. Introducing "The Backtacular", a little sticker designed to cover your butt when you wear low-rise jeans. I wish we were making this up.

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Scary: a new study says that tanning is, in fact, addictive and that 2 out of 5 college students studied met the criteria for tanning addiction. Even scarier fact from the article: women who lay in tanning beds more than once a month are 55% more likely to get malignant melanoma, the most fatal type of skin cancer. It's just not worth it, guys.

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The NY Times featured a new nail color that lasts up to two weeks with absolutely zero chips! Can't wait to try this when it becomes available.

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Lucky Mag has bathing suits for every body type - and there are plenty of cute ones in each category!

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Did your college make the Princeton Review's list of the 286 Greenest Colleges in America?

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Addicted to shoes? The Guardian has your cure... Sort of.

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Posada's Origami Paper Garments Are The Most Hazardous Clothes, Ever. So cool, so interesting, so original. And totally, utterly unwearable. How is this fair?

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Connecting the past to present tougher than it looks, from CNN. I love the idea of this.

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If you're from MA or just go to school here, you probably know some people who would be perfect for MTV's next trainwreck of a reality show. That's right... I'm talking about Massholes, the Bay State version of the Jersey Shore.

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The new iPhone was revealed this week... accidentally! Oops.

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The Neave has some pretty good tips on navigating college life for incoming Freshmen. It's definitely stuff they won't teach you at orientation.

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Rachel Zoe's 20 Underwear Essentials!

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Really random but cool: Fiverr is a site where people "share" things that they will do for $5. Sounds sketchy, I know, but some of the offerings are cool! From photo restoration to web design, essay writing, and advice, they've got it all.

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From our friends at CollegeCandy, "My Life as a Fashion Student", an interesting behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to attend F.I.T. Sounds intense!

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Realbeauty.com has some quick fixes for beauty issues.

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Skip the nail salon and DIY your way to an awesome manicure with Refinery 29's list of nail design how-to's.

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If you use Gmail, I recommend changing your password! As the NYTimes reports, Google was hacked, and your account may be at risk.

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As much as we adore Garance Dore, we don't love her opinion on plus-size models quite so much.

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We've seen clutches and we've seen oversized bags. But the bags in this recent Paris Vogue editorial (entitled "Zoom" although the size of these bags must slow the model down) redefine the term oversized!

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The Frisky shows us 5 products to prevent sun-damaged hair, and more modest bikinis for summer.

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MSN just launched Glo, a new fashion, beauty, and lifestyle site with a highly stylized, unique design. I'm really liking it so far - it looks totally different from your typical blog!

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Dreaming of an M.R.S. degree after graduation? (Ha.) Vera Wang's new collabo with David's Bridal might put your dream wedding dress within reach.

That's all for this week! Let us know your thoughts with a comment and happy Thursday!