Hautelinks: Week of 7/1/10

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It's a super-long Hautelinks list this week, thanks in part to some of our new CF writers (who you'll be hearing from soon), who contributed a TON of great links for this week's list! Hope you have some free time on your hands (or a boss who won't notice you're reading CF instead of working)...

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We just discovered FreeDocumentaries.org, a great site that lets you watch (you guessed it) documentary films for free online! Perfect if you like a side of knowledge with your procrastination.

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Umm, who knew there were so many ways to lace a pair of sneakers?!

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Shake things up with the boy in your life by trying one of Cosmo's 7 Sexy Summer Date Ideas.

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Fake nail fans, beware! Gel Manicures done wrong can cause nerve damage, says ABC News. Definitely a scary must-read if you get these types of manicures.

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Shine lists 20 swimsuits that'll make you look 10 pounds thinner, and although they have some cute picks, we firmly believe in embracing the exact weight you ARE in a swimsuit and rocking it with confidence! Am I right?

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10 Reasons to Watch the World Cup (even if you don't care about the World Cup) is a great list from Nerve. If you haven't watched a game yet, what are you waiting for?!

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Glamour reveals the lovely, soft eyeshadow color that works on pretty much everyone!

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Also from Glamour, The Dos and Don'ts of Shorts.

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This video (not in English but self-explanatory) will show you how to tie a headband into a turban. So cute!

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So funny: Catalog Living is a new blog all about "the exciting lives of the people who live in your catalogs." Totally hilarious.

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Calvin Klein is bringing back Cher's white dress from Clueless!

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Haha, Marie Claire editor Joanna Coles spoofs those "What's in Your Bag?" videos with one of her own.

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CF writer Elizabeth did a great roundup of different looks from the Resort 2011 collections on her blog: See Part 1 and Part 2!

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BellaSugar has a recipe for eco-chic acne gel using... vodka? We're still not sure if we're brave enough to try it. Anyone willing to test this one and tell us how it goes?

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Must-reads if you're planning on camping over the long weekend or just spending lots of time outdoors this summer: avoid getting eaten by mosquitos, and relive the itch from poison ivy, oak, or sumac, courtesy of FitSugar.

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Definitive proof that lattes are healthy?! Thank god!

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Everyone's favorite City girl, Whitney Port, spills her travel must-haves for summer.

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If you're planning a summer road trip this year, Geeksugar has some gadgets that you should definitely NOT leave at home! Super useful.

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One of our favorite blogs, Nitro:Licious, gives us a preview of what H&M will have in store this July/August! Count me in for those blue platform pumps!

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Scratch and sniff is one thing but lickable cards may be taking things too far...

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StyleCaster has some great tips on DIY hair removal just in time for your long weekend vacay.

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The Twenty Most Ridiculous Looks from the Spring 2011 Men's Collections is just another example of why it's so much better to be a woman! (Sorry, boys: it's just true. Enjoy rocking those beaded Cleopatra crop tops...)

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I'm still wondering how I went so long without Cake Wrecks in my life! I just discovered it yesterday and was laughing for hours. It's officially my new favorite blog!

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Haha, Stupid Nail Polish Names may just be my new second-favorite blog. Who picks nail polish names, honestly?

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Meet Zhang Xin, China's self-made billionairess. Just try to read this and NOT get inspired!

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OhNoTheyDidn't did a bookmark-worthy roundup of Rare Photos of Famous People, with black and white shots of everyone from Marilyn Monroe to The Beatles to Andy Warhol. Even better, many are pics you probably haven't seen.

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ROFL: The Hipster Fashion Cycle is SO true. Really, they should just rename it to "The Fashion Cycle."

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This also cracked me up: Avoidr Foursquare App Helps You Avoid Awkward Run-Ins With Your Ex. Finally, a practical use for FourSquare! ;)

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Not that we're advocating dropping out, but ZenCollegeLife points out 15 College Dropouts Who Made it Big. At the end of the day, degrees are just pieces of paper - it's what you do (with them or without them) that counts.

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Everyone's favorite guilty pleasure is baaaccckk: check out the Jersey Shore Season 2 Preview.

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Better get on the "waiting list" now... according to The Gloss, Hermes is working on a new bag to rival the Birkin.

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Single this summer? See: 4 Reasons to Love Your Independence on the Fourth!

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Summer Makeup Tips from Carmindy, of What Not to Wear fame, from Beauty Blogging Junkie, will have you looking gorgeous without caking on the product.

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CollegeCandy shares 3 ways to get happier in your dating life. Good tips!

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From The Gloss, Why Do We Stay Facebook Friends with People We Dislike? Good question! Do you guys have any frenemies on your friends list?

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Finally, would you date a guy with a Louis Vuitton neck tattoo? We hope, for your sake, the answer is no.

Phew, that was a long list! As always, link up any other amazing sites you discovered or stories you read this week by leaving a comment, and we'll all check them out! Happy Thursday!