Hautelinks: Week of 5/5/11

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Feel like procrastinating? Here's a way to do it without feeling totally guilty... Prevention Magazine has a great group of free brain training games that will help improve your cognitive skills the more you play them! I like Memory Match best - I got stuck at 11 tiles. How did you do?

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I'm not really a sports fan, but I found this infographic about the effects of sleep on athletes totally fascinating. As someone who works out a lot, I know I feel a difference at the gym when I don't sleep enough. What about you?

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Related (and scary): The Wrong Amount of Sleep 'Can Age Your Brain by Up to Seven Years'. Yikes!

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TIME did an article on the five biggest myths about college admissions. I agree 100%, especially on the fact that where you went to school really doesn't matter once you hit the real world.

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Love this: The Complete Guide to Not Giving a F***. (That word isn't censored in the article, so beware if you're at work!) The gift that accompanies the post is amazing too.

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As the Careless Order a Latte, Thieves Grab Something to Go. Required reading if you do lots of studying at coffee shops!!

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Teen Vogue lists their picks for the best-dressed attendees at the 2011 Met Ball. Loved Emma Roberts and Dianna Agron! Who was your fave?

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And if you want more Met Ball fashion, check out all the looks from the Costume Institute Gala!

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How to Get Them to Stop Asking Questions: A Guide for Graduating Seniors. Good tips from CollegeCandy!

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Still have a few years to go before graduation? Check out this survey of post-graduation regrets - there's still time to avoid having some of these yourself.

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Still can't stop talking about the royal wedding? (Me either, not gonna lie!) Here are 15 Fairytale Wedding Gowns to help you relive the magic. (Or you can always re-watch the whole ceremony broadcast on YouTube!)

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Also royal wedding-related: A Tale of Two Royal Brides: Diana and Kate Compared.

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Bye bye, Aniston! InStyle lists four new celebrity hair icons you should know about.

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Haha, Michelle Obama Can Teach You How to Dougie. What's not to love about this woman?

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Do you know what "non comedogenic" means? When a product says it's "dermatologist-tested," exactly which dermatologists are doing the testing? Real Simple translates these and other beauty product label terms.

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Whether you're a seasoned baker or are just learning, The Kitchn's Top 10 Basic Baking Tips are must-reads to help you improve your skills!

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Refinery 29 lists the top 10 drugstore hair products to snag now. I want to try the 3 day straightening stuff! Anyone tested it out?

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Disney fans, you'll love this: Here's a YouTube clip of the entire light/water show at Disney's Wonderful World of Color at California Adventure. It's a seriously impressive display.

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Style Bloggers Recreate the Runway's Coolest Trends with Make Up For Ever. I think Natalie Suarez's look is my favorite - so perfect for spring. Side note, MUFE's HD foundation is the best thing EVER, no lie.

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At first I thought this was a joke, but I guess not: Lanvin to Launch 'Superluxury' Clothes for Children.

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Also thought this was a joke, but again, nope: Marchesa for Playboy?

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Could you wear a prom dress every day? Our inner girly-girls are kinda loving this idea.

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Want feather hair extensions but can't afford to hit the salon? Do them yourself with this easy tutorial.

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LOVE: 15 Fandoms Expressed with Nail Art. J'adore the Cheshire Cat nails!

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Still need a last-minute Mother's Day gift? First, check out our Mother's Day gift guide. If that doesn't help, FabSugar has 15 Mother's Day gifts under $100!

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Also Mother's Day-related, Fashionista lists the 10 most stylish mother and daughter pairs.

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Anddd here's what Rachel Zoe thinks you should get your mama for Mother's Day!

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If you've ever wanted to move to Europe but don't think you can afford to live in Paris or London, check out this list of Europe's top 7 cheapest cities.

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Fashionista reviews the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit at the Met's Costume Institute. I want to go see this so bad, but the amazing photos will have to do for now.

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I normally hate articles on "rules for a successful relationship", since every relationship is different, but this royal wedding-themed list is actually pretty good.

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Amazing article: How to Make a Life List You'll Actually Do: A Comprehensive Guide. I'm pretty much obsessed with this whole blog now, TBH.

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You've probably heard some of the controversy surrounding former plus size model Crystal Renn's weight loss - now hear her side! Ms. Renn gives her thoughts on the controversy.

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Kinda crazy but also cool: Temporary lip tattoos. Would you try these?