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Mike Pence’s Track Record With The HIV Outbreak Makes Him Unfit To Tackle Coronavirus

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Shutterstock (10545203o) United States Vice President Mike Pence listens as United States President Trump delivers remarks in the East Room of the White House, prior to signing an Executive Order to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation. White House Summit on Human Trafficking and Online Child Exploitation, The White House, Washington DC, USA – 31 Jan 2020 On Wednesday, President Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence to tackle the coronaviru...
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The Date Who Brought Me A Very Unusual Gift

Welcome to 29 Dates, where we explore the weird, wild and sometimes wonderful world of dating — one date at a time. DashDividers_1_500x100 Bob* was one of two internet dates I’ve ever been on. He was my usual type: long brown hair, a sizeable beard and decent taste in music. He seemed unwittingly normal, even a little bland. He worked an office job at an insurance firm, asked questions about my day and regularly wore the color grey. Ordinarily I would have swerved Bob becaus...
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What Leap Day 2020 Means In Numerology

As if 2020 isn’t already shaping up to be stressful enough, it’ll be a day longer than last year. That’s right — 2020 is a Leap Year, and we’ll see February 29 appear on our calendars for the first time since 2016.  In numerology, every number has a spiritual significance, and practitioners believe that recognizing the symbology and patterns of numbers can enrich their lives. Every number, including a date, can be boiled down to a single-digit numeral from one to nine. Each of these has...
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How Sephora’s New Standards Are Changing The Way We Shop For CBD Skin Care

When it comes to beauty products, CBD's purported effects include soothing skin, reducing redness, and calming inflammation. However, in a space that's virtually unregulated, no one's holding brands accountable for actually delivering on anything that's printed on the label. Looking to help the average person navigate this rapidly-growing trend is Sephora, which today unveiled a new set of standards designed to help you shop CBD skin care with confidence.In an exclusive interview with Byrdie, Ci...
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Four Women In Tech On How Digital Voice Assistants Would Be Different If They Were Designed By Women

If your Amazon Echo’s Alexa weren’t gendered, would you speak to your device differently? According to this 2019 UN study, the answer, for many, is yes. The paper posits that voice assistants, most of which are gendered female, perpetuate problematic stereotypes of subservience and biases against women — even at an unconscious level. But what if women were the ones designing the voice assistants to begin with? Do factors like gender impact the way the products themselves are brought to ...
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Lori Loughlin’s Attorneys Make Explosive Claim About FBI’s Treatment Of College Scam

BOSTON, MA – AUGUST 27: Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli, behind her at left, leave the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston on Aug. 27, 2019. A judge says actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California. The couple appeared in Boston federal court on Tuesday to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bri...
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11 Stunning Natural Hair Moments From Paris Fashion Week

There were a lot of key takeaways from this month's New York Fashion Week. First, we need to revamp our red lipstick stash. Second, a few highlights never hurt anybody. And, finally, Black hair is truly magical. On the streets of the Big Apple, fashion show attendees put the versatility of textured hair on display with an array of dreamy styles, from bobs to box braids. But the best part was that it didn't stop there. In Paris, showgoers continued to represent the range of Black hair with stunni...
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Amber From Love Is Blind Just Dyed Her Hair Blonde Ahead Of The Reunion

Just when we thought we couldn’t get any more excited about the Love Is Blind finale — which is dropping on Netflix tonight — we also found out there will be a reunion special, too. On March 5th, the entire cast, including the couples that made it to the alter (and those that didn’t), will be sitting down together to rehash the season and give fans an update on where their relationships stand today. Spoiler alert: Amber Pike and Matt Barnett are seemingly still together — but you might not...
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A First Look At JW Anderson X Uniqlo’s Latest Collection

Designer Jonathan Anderson has got to be the busiest guy in the business. Just two weeks ago, the Northern-Irish designer was in London, presenting his “Nouveau chic” fall ‘20 collection for JW Anderson to the likes of Charli XCX, Billy Porter, and Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa on the final day of London Fashion Week. Tomorrow morning, he’ll take a bow at the end of the Loewe show in Paris. But even with two luxury collections on his plate, the 36-year-old designer still manages to find time...
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My Tumultuous Journey To Pregnancy At Age 40

 Welcome to Refinery29’s Fertility Diaries, where people chronicle their joyous, painful, and sometimes complicated paths to parenthood. History:  Until recently, I never thought I’d have trouble getting pregnant. Somewhat ironically, I spent the last 20 years of my single life trying to avoid it. But my husband and I are newlyweds who found each other later in life — he’s 48, and I’m 40 — and conceiving has been trickier than I anticipated.  Age: 40Location: San Francisco, CAOccupation: M...
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The Surprising Value Of “Bad” Dates, According To Real People

Remember that one date with the “method actor” who didn’t believe in tipping? The one with the stand-up comedian who insisted on recording your back-and-forth for material? The one where your counterpart arrived 27 minutes late, wearing just one flip-flop? Naturally, the list goes on. But here’s a hot take: These dates, albeit “unsuccessful,” have their merit, too. Whether we’re pursuing eternal love, great sex, or solid banter over negronis, our sub-par dates can be just as formative as our...
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Mango’s Spring ‘20 Campaign Collection Has The ‘70s Vests & Suits You’ve Been Looking For (But For Way Less $$)

As a market editor, I get a lot of questions about clothes. Where to get them? How to wear them? How much to spend on them? But recently, everyone seems to want to know one specific thing: Where can they get a good suit that’s fashion-forward, but not too weird? Usually, I first ramble off a list of designers that specialize in tailoring (Gabriela Hearst, Peter Do, and Tibi, to name a few) before ducking from the inevitable “wait, how much are they??” follow-up. But as of today, my answer to tha...
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I’m 28, I Travel Full-Time & This Is How Much I Spent On My Trip To Paros, Greece

Welcome to Travel Diaries, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises. This week’s travel diary: A 28-year-old PR consultant who travels full-time, shares a glimpse into her week in Paros, Greece, workin...
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Wedding Season 2020 Is DOOMED, According To Susan Miller

Over the past few months, you might have seen plenty of diamond rings, ear-to-ear smiles, and custom couple hashtags on the ‘gram as engagement season did its thing. Love is in the air! But we have some not-so-great news for everyone who’s starting their wedding countdown right now. According to astrologer Susan Miller of Astrology Zone, Venus and Mars will retrograde during peak wedding dates this year — Venus from May 13 to June 25, and Mars from September 9 to November 13— and that ...
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The Date Who I Had To Hide From

Welcome to 29 Dates, where we explore the weird, wild and sometimes wonderful world of dating — one date at a time. DashDividers_1_500x100 I’d been single for a year at the time, which, according to my then-friends, made me “sad and pathetic”. So I reluctantly agreed to them setting me up on a blind date at a pub I knew well. I was nervous. I’d only agreed to it to get them off my back and I just wanted it over and done with. A friend met me beforehand and we got the bus togethe...
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Ariel Winter Says Goodbye To Modern Family With A Drastic Hair Change

It’s official: Modern Family has wrapped filming its 11th and final season. As proof, Ariel Winter, a core star of the series throughout its decade-long run, has just stepped out with a drastically new color: Reverting from her Alex-Dunphy signature jet black back to Little Mermaid red. The 22-year-old actress posted her hair transformation to Instagram, likening the new bright copper-blonde color to strawberry shortcake. But her colorist, Tabitha Dueñas, out of L.A.’s Nine Zero One sa...
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Salt-N-Pepa Put Their Iconic ’80s Swag Into A New Collection For Milani

LOS ANGELES – MARCH 10: Hip-Hop group Salt-n-Pepa: Sandra “Pepa” Denton and Cheryl “Salt” James attend the Sixth Annual Soul Train Music Awards on March 10, 1992 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images) Even before the voices of Cheryl James and Sandra Denton — better known as the Salt and Pepa, respectively, from Salt-N-Pepa — belt out the words “oooh, baby, baby” from their 1987 smash hit “Push It,” the ...
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Katie Hill’s New Memoir Is Going To Shake Up The Political Patriarchy

Former California Rep. Katie Hill will not be silenced, despite a year of scandal and controversy that ultimately chased her out of Congress. After nude photos of the former California Representative were published online without her consent, Hill was investigated for a relationship with a former campaign aide, eventually resigning from her post. She didn’t go quietly though: Katie Hill’s viral resignation speech called out revenge porn and the sexist double standard faced by women in poli...
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Love Is Blind’s Producer Told Us Where To Buy Those Gold Wine Glasses

If you spent this past weekend wedged into a corner of your couch, overcome with what can only be described as a mix of terror and glee, then chances are you (along with the rest of us) binge-watched all of Love Is Blind. For those that haven’t given in to this new Netflix series, it’s tough to describe in comparative terms (try to imagine The Bachelor franchise meets Married at First Sight meets Real World meets a psychological thriller). But, we’re not here to summarize the series OR giv...
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One Bed, Two Blankets: Does The Scandi Sleeping Method Work?

I can’t remember when exactly I encountered the two blankets, one bed sleeping arrangement, but I do know I wasn’t a fan at first. It would have been during the first year of my relationship with my Danish girlfriend (now wife), when we were long distance between my university and London and often confined to a single bed when she stayed over. So when we went to visit her family in Denmark, I was looking forward to a night in a double bed, free from each other’s elbows. However, I quickly lea...
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The Latest Dunkin’ Donuts Menu Item Is An On-The-Go Bag Of “Snackable Bacon”

Can you feel it? That tingling sensation you get when you just know there’s going to be another amazing Dunkin’ Donuts menu item announced? Because that moment is now and this one is sure to be an instant cult classic. Meet the new Dunkin’ Donuts Snackin’ Bacon, the latest of their have-to-have-it-even-though-I-didn’t-know-I-wanted-it offerings on their constantly changing menu, fulfilling a much-needed afternoon snack void.  The new item hits DD stores nationwide starting February 26 a...
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Your 2020 Guide On What To Give Up For Lent

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, which will last until Thursday, April 9, 2020. Even if you don’t participate in it, you may have some idea about what it is — kids at school might have talked about giving up chocolate for 40 days, for instance. For many practicing Christians, the season is meant to be a time to commit to your faith by abstaining from something you consider a pleasure or a distraction. People observe Lent in different ways. But despite its reputation, the holi...
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Original Gucci Jackie Bags Are Less Than $300 Right Now — But Not For Long

MILAN, ITALY – FEBRUARY 19: A model walks the runway at the Gucci Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2020-2021 fashion show during Milan Fashion Week on February 19, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) At its fall ‘20 runway show, Gucci reissued a version of its Jackie bag, the slouchy, hobo shoulder bag first introduced in the 1950s as the Constance, but was renamed the Jackie bag in 1964 after First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who reportedly used them...
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17 Of The Greatest Movie Endings, Ever

The first scene of a film is the hook. It reels you in and convinces you to dedicate the next one, two, or even three hours of your life to going down the rabbit hole of the movie director's imagined world. But arguably most memorable — even more so than a sex scene — is the final scene of a movie. It's the last impression you have and can leave you with a lingering feeling of wanting more. And it can completely change your viewing experience. It can also be the best scene of a movie for that ...
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Everything You Should Know About Amy Klobuchar’s Boyfriend Loophole Bill

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 19: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is interviewed on MSNBC inside the spin room at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino after the Democratic presidential primary debate on February 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Six candidates qualified for the third Democratic presidential primary debate of 2020, which comes just days before the Nevada caucuses on February 22. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) All eyes were on seven Democratic ca...
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I’m Not Having Sex Until I Love You

“All the good things, and the bad things, that may be.” – Salt-N-Pepa, Let’s Talk About Sex, 1990 I don’t write about sex. First of all because there are amazing writers out there who do it far better than I can (Gigi Engel, Maria Del Russo, Bobby Box), but also because it’s nobody’s damn business. As an internetty person I get to decide what’s public and private about my life, and in this house, sex is a closed-door, closed- y. That being said, I’m not sure what I’m about to say is even abou...
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The Date With A Very Famous Actor

Welcome to 29 Dates, where we explore the weird, wild and sometimes wonderful world of dating — one date at a time. DashDividers_1_500x100 I was 25 and living in London and had been single for about six months. He’s American and we met on a dating app. At first I was like, Oh that’s weird, he won’t be interested in me. I wasn’t necessarily a fan of his but I have enjoyed a lot of films he’s been in. I told my friends straightaway and they thought I was insane; he’s about 20 year...
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Hot Pockets Heiress Michelle Janavs Gets Prison Time For College Admissions Scandal

Michelle Janavs, a former executive at Chef America Inc., exits federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Friday, March 29, 2019. Wealthy parents appeared in court as the clock ticks down on plea bargains for their alleged role in the biggest college admissions scam the Justice Department has ever prosecuted. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Update: On Tuesday afternoon, Michelle Janavs was sentenced to five months in prison for her role in the college admission...
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The South Carolina Debate Was A Hot Mess — Here’s What Happened

It’s debate time again, and all eyes are on South Carolina for what should be another heated battle between the seven remaining Democratic candidates. Since the Nevada debate less than a week ago, candidates have been gearing up with receipts — Sen. Elizabeth Warren forced former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg’s hand when he agreed to release women from his company’s NDAs. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden came under fire after saying that he was arrested trying to see Nelson ...
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Will Everyone Pile On Bernie Tonight? Updates From South Carolina Democratic Debate

It’s debate time again, and all eyes are on South Carolina for what should be another heated battle between the seven remaining Democratic candidates. Since the Nevada debate less than a week ago, candidates have been gearing up with receipts — Sen. Elizabeth Warren forced former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg’s hand when he agreed to release women from his company’s NDAs. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden came under fire after saying that he was arrested trying to see Nelson ...
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