Hautelinks: Week of 5/3/12

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Racked explains why neon nail polish is "illegal" in America. Who knew?

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Slate did a fantastic piece on how Pantone chooses each season's "it" colors - so fascinating!

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Haha: Lies The Baby Sitters Club Told Me, from Hello Giggles. Lie #2 is so true - unsupervised group trips involving 14 year-olds do not happen, in any universe, ever. (And it's probably for the best.)

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Speaking of books we loved in our youth, 19 Fun Facts About Children's Books, from Mental Floss.

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Wow, this is so cool: DIY Marbled Glassware, from Honestly... WTF.

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Speaking of cool projects, The Glitter guide did a fab Tory Burch necklace DIY.

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Fashion Emergencies & Their Purse-Sized Fixes is an excellent read, and will probably make you want to start carrying even MORE extra stuff in your bag...

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The Gloss did a cute feature on art depicting superheroes as cover models - pretty great.

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Also from The Gloss, If Your Ex Boyfriend Was a Designer Handbag. Number 8 is the best.

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6 Disturbing Unanswered Questions from Children's Movies, from Cracked. The Madagascar one has always bothered me!

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Okay, this is pretty extreme but still totally rad: Avengers-inspired makeup! (P.S. If you're an Avengers fan, you're going to love the next Geek Chic post we're working on...)

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WhoWhatWear did a roundup of open knit sweaters under $100 - love this look for spring!

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How cool is The Candy Room?! Have never seen an interior quite like it.

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GQ did a feature called The Man Who Hacked Hollywood. Though it's a long read, it's a fascinating - and frightening look at the people responsible for celebrity nude photo leaks and the ways they go about getting the pictures.

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The top 10 best quotes from Advanced Style. "Everybody's wearing this dress - put it away then, don't show it to me."