Feel like procrastinating? Here’s a way to do it without feeling totally guilty… Prevention Magazine has a great group of free brain training games that will help improve your cognitive skills the more you play them! I like Memory Match best – I got stuck at 11 tiles. How did you do?
I’m not really a sports fan, but I found this infographic about the effects of sleep on athletes totally fascinating. As someone who works out a lot, I know I feel a difference at the gym when I don’t sleep enough. What about you?
Related (and scary): The Wrong Amount of Sleep ‘Can Age Your Brain by Up to Seven Years’. Yikes!
TIME did an article on the five biggest myths about college admissions. I agree 100%, especially on the fact that where you went to school really doesn’t matter once you hit the real world.
Love this: The Complete Guide to Not Giving a F***. (That word isn’t censored in the article, so beware if you’re at work!) The gift that accompanies the post is amazing too.
As the Careless Order a Latte, Thieves Grab Something to Go. Required reading if you do lots of studying at coffee shops!!
Teen Vogue lists their picks for the best-dressed attendees at the 2011 Met Ball. Loved Emma Roberts and Dianna Agron! Who was your fave?
And if you want more Met Ball fashion, check out all the looks from the Costume Institute Gala!
How to Get Them to Stop Asking Questions: A Guide for Graduating Seniors. Good tips from CollegeCandy!
Still have a few years to go before graduation? Check out this survey of post-graduation regrets – there’s still time to avoid having some of these yourself.
Still can’t stop talking about the royal wedding? (Me either, not gonna lie!) Here are 15 Fairytale Wedding Gowns to help you relive the magic. (Or you can always re-watch the whole ceremony broadcast on YouTube!)
Also royal wedding-related: A Tale of Two Royal Brides: Diana and Kate Compared.
Bye bye, Aniston! InStyle lists four new celebrity hair icons you should know about.
Haha, Michelle Obama Can Teach You How to Dougie. What’s not to love about this woman?
Do you know what “non comedogenic” means? When a product says it’s “dermatologist-tested,” exactly which dermatologists are doing the testing? Real Simple translates these and other beauty product label terms.
Whether you’re a seasoned baker or are just learning, The Kitchn’s Top 10 Basic Baking Tips are must-reads to help you improve your skills!
Refinery 29 lists the top 10 drugstore hair products to snag now. I want to try the 3 day straightening stuff! Anyone tested it out?
Disney fans, you’ll love this: Here’s a YouTube clip of the entire light/water show at Disney’s Wonderful World of Color at California Adventure. It’s a seriously impressive display.
Style Bloggers Recreate the Runway’s Coolest Trends with Make Up For Ever. I think Natalie Suarez’s look is my favorite – so perfect for spring. Side note, MUFE’s HD foundation is the best thing EVER, no lie.
At first I thought this was a joke, but I guess not: Lanvin to Launch ‘Superluxury’ Clothes for Children.
Also thought this was a joke, but again, nope: Marchesa for Playboy?
Could you wear a prom dress every day? Our inner girly-girls are kinda loving this idea.
Want feather hair extensions but can’t afford to hit the salon? Do them yourself with this easy tutorial.
LOVE: 15 Fandoms Expressed with Nail Art. J’adore the Cheshire Cat nails!
Also Mother’s Day-related, Fashionista lists the 10 most stylish mother and daughter pairs.
Anddd here’s what Rachel Zoe thinks you should get your mama for Mother’s Day!
If you’ve ever wanted to move to Europe but don’t think you can afford to live in Paris or London, check out this list of Europe’s top 7 cheapest cities.
Fashionista reviews the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibit at the Met’s Costume Institute. I want to go see this so bad, but the amazing photos will have to do for now.
I normally hate articles on “rules for a successful relationship”, since every relationship is different, but this royal wedding-themed list is actually pretty good.
Amazing article: How to Make a Life List You’ll Actually Do: A Comprehensive Guide. I’m pretty much obsessed with this whole blog now, TBH.
You’ve probably heard some of the controversy surrounding former plus size model Crystal Renn’s weight loss – now hear her side! Ms. Renn gives her thoughts on the controversy.
Kinda crazy but also cool: Temporary lip tattoos. Would you try these?