Hautelinks: Week of 8/16/12

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Fun way to kill 5 minutes: What's your musical stereotype? Just type a few of your favorite artists into the box (or get your "likes" from Facebook), and this nifty tool will assign you a stereotype based on your taste.

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HelloGiggles offers a balanced perspective on credit cards. While they can be dangerous if used irresponsibly, she's right: they're not all bad!

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From NPR: The 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels. Tons of fab picks to add to your reading list.

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Sort of similar: Spin lists 8 essential teen pop soundtracks. Radio Disney was everything….

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19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary. "The zings" is my favorite, though "gazoozle" is a close second!

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Okay, this is a few weeks old, but we somehow missed it: Harry Potter funnies, via Glamour.

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Also HP-related: Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Love this!

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One more from HelloGiggles: Favorite Words Said with a British Accent - haha!

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Rachel Zoe's Style Dos and Don'ts, from Glamour. Let's agree to disagree about mixed metals, R.Z! Agree 100% with the rest of the tips.

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Fashionista has photos of all the September covers of your favorite mags. Get excited for fall!

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DVF talks Diana Vreeland's legacy, via Jezebel. This documentary looks fantastic!

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Speaking of movies we want to see, check out photos of Andre 3000 playing Jimi Hendrix in the biopic "All Is By My Side."

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We've linked to Ask Amy before, but Ms. Poehler has two more fab videos for girls out, on Friendship, and Being Embarrassed. So good!

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15 Helpful Thoughts and Observations for Everyone in their 20s, from (where else?) Thought Catalog.

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Lauren Conrad offers some tips on wearing mixed prints this season.

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Miley Cyrus got a new haircut… and the internet is freaking out about it. What do you think of Miley's new do? We kind of love it, partially because it's making people SO upset, but mostly because she seems so happy with it!

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How to find the perfect swimsuit for your body, from The Gloss, complete with funny illustrations!

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Teen Vogue shows you how to wear the wet look hairstyle this season.

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Also from Teen Vogue: How to embellish the collar of your favorite shirt. Looks pretty straightforward and totally transforms the piece.

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Hahaha, I love this: Comic Sans Criminal is a guide to "learning to use Comic Sans appropriately." Oh, this is necessary.

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Apparently, Baskerville is the font we should all be using

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Wow! This is a few months old but was new to us: DIY Chevron clutch tutorial. Cuuuuute!

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The Best of Celebrity Summer Fashion, from FabSugar. Still can't believe summer is winding down!

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Also from FabSugar, their interns share their back-to-school must haves for the season.

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The Beauty Department has some great tips on keeping your eyeliner from running.

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14 Fashion Hotels from Around the World - I want to visit all of them!

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Creepy but cute: Cat fashion show!

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The Olympics may be over, but you can still see Michael Phelps in his new ad for Louis Vuitton.

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Also Olympics-related: Fascinating Photos of Abandoned Olympic Sites from Around the World. Wow.

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How to Make a Jade Beaded Bracelet, from Make It & Fake It. Ridiculously easy!

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Fashion's Night Out is just around the corner (September 6th!) - what are your plans for the evening? If you're in NYC, check out their interactive evening planner to narrow it down.

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Refinery 29 reveals the secrets of looking "good" on the internet - with some surprising facts about what makes your profile pictures most attractive. So weird!

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Another beauty-related infographic: BirchBox did a cool survey of current beauty trends and preferences, from "favorite celebrity hairstyle," to "how often do you wear SPF on your face?"

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Also from Birchbox, a guide to cutting your own bangs. I don't think I'd trust my clumsy self to do this...

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Oh my god, this looks incredible: 2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie for One.

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Would you rock duck nails? Personally, this makes me cringe, but if you love it, more power to ya!

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Hmm, this is an interesting topic: Are Zara's sizes too small for the US? From a business standpoint, it could definitely hurt them not to adapt to the US market.

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Amidst the scandal that broke a few weeks back, Kristen Stewart has been dropped from the Snow White sequel. What do you think about this choice?

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Makeup Box has a pretty pink eyeshadow tutorial for fancy events.

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Oh my god, I can't believe this is real: 21 Vintage Womens Magazine Cover Headlines You Would (Probably) Never See Today.

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Refinery 29 asks: Why are Cosmo cover girls getting younger and younger? Pretty interesting discussion.

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Ahaha, as a fan of the arts, I don't know whether to be offended or intrigued by this.

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Want to work in the beauty industry? Why not shoot for one of the 7 raddest jobs in the beauty world?

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Stripes + Sequins has a cute lace and chain necklace DIY that would be great for fall.

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Is this the perfect laptop bag? Love the Birkin-esque style.