Sunday Firesides: You Are Not Responsible for Other People’s Feelings

“I can’t break up with her; she’d be devastated.” “I can’t quit my job; it would stress out my co-workers.” “I can’t say no to helping out with this event; my friend would be really frustrated.” These are the kinds of things that run through many men’s minds — especially those of the “Nice Guy” type — when they think about making a decision that will affect other people. Even contemplating making such a choice fills them dread and anxiety; they feel emotional upset . . . at the prospect of cre...
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Drinking tentacles dress

Josh Ellingson's $43 Drinking Tentacles dress comes in sizes XS-XL. It's fun, flirty and fhtagn! (via Bonnie Burton)
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Always Send a Thank You Note After a Job Interview

A few years ago I started sending “Nice to Meet You!” emails to people after they had given me a card at a networking event. Sending a note gets their email added to my inbox so I can find it weeks or years later, but I’ve also always thought it was also just a classy move. Sending an email says that you appreciate…Read more...
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The average lifespan of a friendship? 10 years. Here’s why.

Some friendships last a lifetime, but most have a lifespan. In the U.S., best friends tend to last for 10 years on average, says Nicholas Christakis.In friendships, one person may begin to defect or "free ride", which causes the other person to choose between cooperation or defection. People tend to choose the latter so they won't be taken advantage of.A certain amount of social fluidity, taking a breather from a friendship, can actually make a friendship last longer. ...
Tags: Psychology, Life, Relationships, Friendship, Society, Innovation, Collaboration, Communications, Nicholas Christakis

Judge Faces Suspension After Asking A Sexual Assault Victim If She Closed Her Legs

New Jersey Superior Court Judge John F. Russo Jr. is facing a possible three-month suspension without pay for asking an alleged sexual assault victim whether she tried closing her legs to prevent the assault.The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct overseeing the case say he has violated the Code of Judicial Conduct with this line of questioning in addition to numerous other instances in recent years, the Washington Post reports.In 2016, Russo was overseeing a case where a woman was seeking a...
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New York Man Charged With Threatening To Assault & Murder Ilhan Omar

A man from Addison, NY was arrested Friday and charged with threatening to assault and murder a U.S. official after he allegedly made death threats against Rep. Ilhan Omar.According to the criminal complain t and affidavit, on March 21, a member of Omar’s staff received a phone call from Carlineo during which he threatened to kill the congresswoman. The staff member reportedly recalls Carlineo asking whether they worked for the Muslim Brotherhood, accusing Omar of being a terrorist, and threate...
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A Week In Austin, TX, On An $85,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: an account manager working in social media marketing who makes $85,000 per year and spends some of her mon...
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These Are The Most Exciting Hair Launches to Hit Shelves This April

Finding the perfect new hair product is a lot like finding a new roommate: sometimes you've got to find something you're willing to stick with for a few months to see if it works. It requires both time and dedication – that "hydrating" mask might take a while to restore your hair health after a cold, moisture-zapping Winter, for instance. As our favorite brands put their best formulas forward, it takes persistence to truly test out the most exciting launches. Thankfully, POPSUGAR beauty editors...
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Style Out There: What Sex & Spandex Does For Dancehall Queens In Jamaica

It Takes A Great Outfit And Sexy Moves To Be A Dancehall Queen There are 2.8 million people in Jamaica. To put that in perspective, that’s less people than live in Kansas. And yet, Jamaican food, Jamaican culture, Jamaica beaches, Jamaican music, and, yes, Jamaican fashion, are internationally recognized and respected. From rasta to reggae, the world looks to Jamaica for how to chill out.But one of the country’s most influential cultural exports today is decidedly un-chill: Dancehall. Cha...
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7 Lovely Hijab Accessories You Should Start Using Today

Hijabs may be a customary piece of clothing for the religious Muslim woman, but we all know it is more than just that. As a religious clothing, it serves to cover the head and neck regions. Beyond that, though, it serves other aesthetic purposes. A great hijab style adds style and color to your dressing, and elevates your overall appearance. You can make your hijab even more appealing and striking with the right accessories. Even though some of these accessories are necessary to hold your hijab...
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Bortnikoff: The Third Collection

  A Russian architect by training, and now a specialist in the distillation of exotic plants and resins residing in Thailand, Dmitry Bortnikov has released his third collection of fragrances. We already wrote about the history of the brand and its first and second collections earlier (one and two). As before, in the center of the new Bortnikoff compositions are oils of his own production (The Fee... Read full article: Bortnikoff: The Third Collection from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magaz...
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Love at first swipe: 6 famous queer couples who met on the apps

"I feel like if you want to date, you have to be on the apps. You have to be on the apps to be in the game."
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Our very favourite thing about Netflix’s Cricket Fever: Lasith Malinga lurking in the background of every scene like a highly conspicuous ghost

Lasith Malinga lurking (via YouTube) We’ve finished watching Cricket Fever, Netflix’s documentary series about Mumbai Indians’ 2018 IPL campaign. It’s good, and personal experience revealed that even people who don’t especially like cricket may well enjoy it. It’s not a huge and revelatory experience or anything, but we’d say that people who don’t normally enjoy cricket things enjoying a cricket thing is a good result, so well done. We’ve already given you our three big highlig...
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Why are so many 20-something men not having sex?

Sex is on the decline. What's up with that?
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Ulta Just Dropped A Ton Of New Summer Beauty Products

It's only April and we're already saying goodbye to a lot in 2019: Game of Thrones, Olivia Jade's makeup career, the twin-like comparison between Reese Witherspoon and her daughter, and Ulta's 21 Days Of Beauty Sale. But even with the epic spring discounts wrapping up today, Ulta still has a lot of excitement on the horizon — including a fresh batch of new products hitting shelves this month.From innovative tanning mitts and electric razors to coconut cleansing wipes and mineral sunscreen, ther...
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What to Watch: Bob Fosse, the return of the Fab Five and Cher (’nuff said)

Everything from shirtless boys singing to men in tights to gritty Chicago drama...and what to sip while you watch.
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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Sleeping over at the Louvre, floating cities, what really happened to the dinosaurs and more from around the internet The UN’s Floating City Concept Presented by a group of designers, architects and engineers at a United Nations roundtable last week, this floating city could be the future of sustainable (and affordable) living. Built in a lily pad-like array of hexagonal platforms, nearly 10,000 citizens could …
Tags: Gender, Space, Science, Design, Climate Change, Sex, History, Nasa, Mit, Vogue, United Nations, Dinosaurs, Un, Airbnb, Archeology, Louvre

Rant & Rave: Best parking spots for to-go orders

Readers rant about best parking for online shoppers, rave about returned wallet
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How to move forward with best friends who treated you badly

From the reader’s description, they hardly sound like friends, writes Carolyn Hax.
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This Is How Men Should Look… According To Fashion Designers

Featured below are some of the most bizarre and insane men’s outfits from various fashion designers. Only one questions comes to mind: “What the hell were they thinking?!” h/t: Source
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The upside down: inside Manhattan’s Lowline subterranean park

In two years’ time, the Lower East Side will be home to the world’s first underground ‘green’ space – the LowlineTo get a glimpse of what will eventually become the Lowline, a subterranean Eden being billed as the world’s first underground park, you have to swipe your MetroCard at the Lower East Side’s Delancey Street station, go down one flight of stairs, go down another, slither through a few characteristically congested subway corridors, and then up another flight, to the J train platform.Her...
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Burberry Her Blossom

Burberry Her is the new pillar perfume in the line of British fashion house Burberry; the first under the new creative director Riccardo Tisci and the first one featuring the redesigned logo. The original Burberry Her was presented in September 2018, inspired by the youthful spirit of the city of London, as a floral-fruity and gourmand composition from perfumer Francis Kurkdjian. Its first fl... Read full article: Burberry Her Blossom from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
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20 of the best Easter days out for families

As well as cracking activities for kids involving chocolate, lambs and rabbits, we also hatch plans for foraging adventures, a food festival and a mass spring cleanCadbury has teamed up with the National Trust and the National Trust for Scotland to run Easter egg hunts in more than 300 locations across the UK; clues hidden around the properties or landscapes lead hunters to chocolate treats. Many sites also have newborn lambs, spring chicks and daffodil displays. Others have Easter crafts, such ...
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: What the Lord’s Day Is As life progresses, I more and more find the Lord’s Day not just as the starting point of a new week, but the centre point of my existence. I cannot, will not, could not make it through life without it. The Strategic Friendship of Financial Supporters Many of the amazing moments in church history were made possible by generous friends behind the scenes. 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Ministering to the Sexually Abused inist...
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Troye Sivan: 'I have to get comfortable with being effeminate'

The former YouTuber turned musician and actor talks about sudden stardom, queer pride and life as a showmanTroye Sivan models circus styleTroye Sivan is posing in full view of the street, delighting the small groups of teenagers who stop outside the photo studio to gawp. Some of them know who he is. The rest can tell he must be Someone. The South African-born Australian, 23, is as luminous as a cherub and has no qualms about giving it his best Rodin: foot perched on a starry plinth, trousers gap...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, US, Life and style, Culture, Nicole Kidman, Ariana Grande, Men's Fashion, Rodin, Troye Sivan, Robyn, Bloom, Sivan, Lucas Hedges

Punch-ups and party splits: what reporting on Brexit has taught me | Anushka Asthana

These are the lessons I’ve learned in chaotic political timesEver since I joined the lobby of parliamentary reporters 10 years ago, politics has been going through feverish times. In the final 36 hours before the 2015 election, I remember standing in an Asda warehouse at 2am, eight months pregnant in a hi-vis jacket, trying to keep my eyes open as I interviewed David Cameron, then the prime minister, on camera. It can’t get more intense than this, I thought. Then I joined the Guardian as politic...
Tags: Europe, Politics, David Cameron, Eu, European Union, Life and style, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Asda, Article 50, Brexit, Anna Soubry, Andrew Adonis, Anushka Asthana, Brexiter

Ask Others What Course You Are On

Have you ever looked back at a picture or video of yourself from five, ten or more years ago and asked yourself “What was I thinking back then?” Have you ever looked at something you did several years ago and asked yourself the same exact question? I have. I have done this a lot. Sometimes when I look back at the person I was even five years ago, I am amazed at how little I knew at the time, evidenced by the mistakes I made. Here are a few of the qualities that characterize me and my life right ...
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