In case you missed it, Instagram rolled out a new feature called “Stories” this week. Here’s a rundown on how it works (especially worth reading if you don’t already use Snapchat).
This awesome video compares the sizes of planets and stars in the universe. So mind-bogglingly cool.
Haha, love: Mood playlists we wish Spotify would add.
Get excited: The teasers for American Horror Story Season 6 are here!
This article analyzing how female leaders dress is EVERYTHING. Dressing in a feminine manner is not a sign of weakness.
Perfection: Adele’s makeup artist shows exactly how to do her winged liner.
Love this, especially during a week where everyone is upset that she didn’t write something: 22 of the most beautiful things J.K. Rowling has ever written.
Related: A 10-year-old read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in one hour – here’s his verdict. Cute and it’s spoiler-free!
Interesting: The Cut ponders why millennial women seem to be obsessed with this specific color.
How to Build a Makeup Collection for Under $100, via Cupcakes + Cashmere.
Leather clothing in summer? Kendall Jenner proves it’s a “do”.
Ever wondered what Olympians eat for breakfast? Here’s your answer. (It’s a lot more ordinary than we expected!)
A Cup of Jo has some table manners you might not know.
Lauren Conrad’s August style tips will have you inspired to rock your fiercest outfits while the weather’s still nice.
Gal Meets Glam did a lovely post on self love and acceptance.
For “Bachelorette” fans, WhoWhatWear did a great interview with JoJo’s stylist on the show.
Sorta related: How “Bachelor” Contestants Pack for the Show.
We all love Matilda and the iconic cake-eating scene. Here’s the oral history of it.
Speaking of sweets, these healthy, easy “nice” cream recipes all look fantastic.
How to Clean Your Hair Tools, from Small Things Blog. I need to do this.
Ooh, this is a tough quiz (clearly my expertise is lacking here): How Much of a Celebrity Feud Expert Are You?
9 Questions To Ask On A First Date, via Refinery29.
Yummy! World of Wanderlust lists the best desserts in the world and how to make them. I’m dying to try hummingbird cake.
Also kitchen-related, here are the end-of-summer ingredients you should be taking advantage of right now.
One more food post: I’m so intrigued by soy sauce popcorn. Would you try it?
Love this DIY Instax photo collage – would be so cute in a dorm room this fall!
If you’ve been wanting to try Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kits but the price tag is putting you off, Refinery29 has some awesome dupes for many of the shades.
Speaking of lip color, Urban Decay is teasing two Vice Lipstick palettes!
How to gracefully cancel plans, via Lauren Conrad’s Ladylike Laws.
Wow: “Mermaid crowns” are the new flower crowns, apparently.
ELLE has some memoir picks to add to your to-read list.
And finally… break over, back to work!