By far the best thing I read all week: Learn 100 TED Talks Lessons In 5 Minutes, via Lifehack.org
Also from Thought Catalog: 24 Things We Need to Stop Putting Off and Start Doing Now. I’ve tackled some lingering projects recently and there’s no better feeling!
Last one from TC: 21 Epiphanies You’ll Have After Leaving Your College Bubble.
Lauren Conrad shows you how to fix a scuffed pair of boots at home.
And speaking of at-home fixes for shoes, A Beautiful Mess shows you how to make your own trendy studded Converse.
Oooh, we are totally digging this Rodarte-inspired braid from The Beauty Department.
“Frat Fashion Email” is making the rounds at Emory University. I don’t know whether to applaud or roll my eyes… thinking a mixture of both is most appropriate.
Whether you’re gifting or wish list-ing, The Drugstore Princess breaks down the year’s best holiday beauty sets for your money.
Kevin the Cashier Goes to Michael’s, from Ellen. Love this.
18 Things We Can All Learn From Buddy The Elf, from (who else?) Buzzfeed.
Totally missed a lot of these, but it’s so true! 5 Movies That Cause Gaping Plot Holes in Their Own Sequels.
How to whiten your teeth on a budget, from Cosmo.
I Spy DIY shows you how to make your own band tee… and her example is pretty choice if you ask me.
Ah, the awkward things you do in college…
I’m not sure about the legality of this but these collages made of dollar bills sure are creative.
Speaking of awesome artwork, how gorgeous are Katie Rodgers’ fashion illustrations?
This is total perfection: Elaborately costumed cosplayers, out of context.
So well done: A high school girl tries out some suggestions from a 1950s guide to teen popularity… and the results are very entertaining.
You know how you always seem to get more done in a coffee shop? Coffitivity provides free “coffee shop ambience” sounds to give you just the right amount of noise for studying anywhere.
And what better way to get inspired to be productive than with a motivational penguin? Too. Cute.
The only thing better than pumpkin pie is pumpkin pie with a chocolate twist. Yum!
Speaking of recipes, these apple crisp bars look like absolute perfection.
Glamour magazine has a great list of life mottos from the Glamour Women of the Year Awards attendees. So inspiring!
Sad that you can’t participate in Movember? Look no further than this very entertaining “tutorial” vid!
If you’re going to be studying abroad in the spring, be sure to download these must-have apps first!
Aww, this little factoid is guaranteed to warm your heart.
In other cuteness news, 24 Pug Puppies That Should Be Illegal.
Watch these kittens and monkey share chips! <3 There is just too much cute on the internet this week.
And finally, if you haven’t seen the duckling slide yet, you, my friend, are missing out.