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The Most Stylish Winter Hats You Can Wear (That Aren't A Beanie)

Come on, try something new.<p>It's almost winter. There, we said it. It's the first step to accepting that the weather is changing, forcing us to kiss sandals, bare legs and breezy dresses goodbye. Though the arrival of snowy weather isn't the best news, the wardrobe that comes along with it is pretty …

Clothing

The music you listen to may be affecting your mental health

We all know that music has an effect on our mood. It's why we put on Adele when we've been dumped, or Drake when we want to “dance”, or Lana Del Rey when our lovers have died under tragic circumstances. However, according to new research, music's mood-altering power may actually be a whole lot more …

Mental Health

Is the Goal of "American Horror Story: Hotel" to Turn You Off Sex Forever?

Judging from this week's episode, it sure seems like it.<p>Why.<p>Does Lady Gaga.<p>Talk.<p>Like she has.<p>Asthma.<p>So far things are still gross and sad, but now we have the extra bonus of listening to Lady Gaga wheeze her way through flashbacks. She's been alive since 1904, her favorite vampire era was '70s …

It Was Only a Matter of Time Before Pumpkin Spice Hair Became a Thing

WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE.<p>First there was sand art hair, then opal hair, then plexiglass hair ... now the beauty world is buzzing about the latest hair color trend ... PUMPKIN MF'IN SPICE HAIR. Starbucks has won, y'all.<p>Yep, it's for real. Pumpkin spice hair (and/or variations of gingersnap hair) are …

18 Extra-Naked Wedding Dresses That Put It All Out There

Embracing the naked trend down the aisle.<p>These lingerie-esque wedding gowns from fall 2016 Bridal Fashion Week take their inspiration from the naked red carpet dresses worn by the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna. If they can do it, you can too.<p><i>Inbal Dror Bridal Fall 2016</i><p><i>Inbal Dror Bridal Fall</i> …

When We See Something Cute, Why Do We Want to Squeeze It?

The aggressive urge some people get when they see an adorable animal or baby may be connected to our emotional health.<p>The first step is admitting you have a problem. A very cute problem.<p>“Why, when something is adorable, do we get the urge to squeeze it and squish it?” National Geographic's own …

Here's What Happened When I Lived Like Kylie Jenner for a Week

Give the girl some credit: It's harder than it seems.<p>Kylie Jenner and I lead very different lives. Unlike Kylie, I rarely take selfies, just learned how to use Snapchat, have never colored my hair or worn fake nails before, and generally don't wear makeup. Oh, I'm also not a celebrity, nor do I …

Gloria Steinem Encourages Women to Dine Alone in New Kate Spade Campaign

A woman needs a man like a fish needs a... designer handbag.<p>Breaking news from the fashion front lines: Kate Spade just won fall 2015.<p>Before you make a handbag joke, listen up—they've somehow gotten Gloria Steinem to appear in their latest #MissAdventure video with Anna Kendrick, and she's done …

Could alien life exist in huge ocean beneath Saturn’s moon Enceladus?

A huge ocean has been found under the icy crust of Enceladus and all the signs suggest it could harbour alien life<p>The hunt for extra-terrestrial life in our galaxy moved a step closer after Nasa said a huge ocean lies beneath the frozen crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus.<p>Scientists said that the …

Astronomy

I went $230,000 into debt to become a doctor in America

Dear Washington, D.C.:<p>I am writing this letter because I feel that our leaders and lawmakers do not have an accurate picture of what it actually entails to become a physician today; specifically, the financial, intellectual, social, mental, and physical demands of the profession. This is an opinion …

College & University

'Thanks To The Internet, Self-Harm Is Becoming Mainstream,' Warns Priory Group Doctor

Self-harm is becoming mainstream and no longer secret or taboo; instead it is something to share on blogs, forums and chat rooms, a doctor from a …

10 Tinder Bios That Will Make You Fear for Humanity

Solitude is bliss.<p>Is it possible to write about yourself without sounding like a complete tool? If this extremely scientific study of terrible Tinder bios is to be believed, the answer is HA, NO.<p>You thought it couldn't get any worse than mega-yawn paragraphs telling you your potential hookup is …

This Classic Vibrator Is Much Too Elegant for Your Peasant Vagina

This vibrator has read more books than you. This vibrator speaks Latin. This vibrator can't see without glasses.<p>We-Vibe is launching a new vibrator that probably owns a cardigan and only drinks scotch in front of a fireplace this summer, AVN reports.<p>The We-Vibe Classic, shown in a tastefully …

Here Is the Absolute Perfect Response to Any Man Who Says He's Too Big for a Condom

"LOL" is a good start too.<p>You already knew there was no such thing as a penis that is too big for a condom, but here's a welcome reminder from @DramaticEmily, who posted the above photos of a condom stretching all the way around her fist and up her arm to Twitter.<p>"If a boy ever tells you he's too …

What Is the Point of the Female Orgasm?

A new study examines "orgasmability" to determine whether it serves a purpose or is just an evolutionary accident<p>There may be few questions of human sexuality more rancorous than those about the female orgasm. Scientists agree that women probably started having orgasms as a by-product of men having …

Porn Helped Me Overcome Sexual Shame

I was surprised not just that I enjoyed porn, but by the type of porn that I enjoyed.<p>I always considered porn a "guy thing." I grew up in a fairly conservative, traditionally minded part of the country where teenage girls were expected to maintain a certain level of public decency, and where the …

What Pluto's Heart Is REALLY Made of Isn't That Different From Most Guys Who Don't Text You Back

Because it's made of ice.<p>NASA released historic photos from spacecraft New Horizons' nine-year, 3-billion-mile journey to Pluto earlier this week. The first photo revealed a previously unknown heart-shaped patch on the surface of the dwarf planet. NASA has now released a new high-resolution photo …

Watch This Teen Describe What It's Really Like to Be in a Coma

Claire Wineland has battled cystic fibrosis for years and remembers what happened when she was in a coma during treatment.<p>Claire Wineland, 18, has been chronicling her struggles with the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis for years. On her blog The Clairity Project, she posts videos to answer …

#84 Not Enough Tanks

On this week’s episode, Cer returns from vacation and gets down to business with Q. Discussion on Warcraft Patch 6.2, Heroes of the Storm Heroes & …

Blizzard

A Corkscrew Blow Job Is a Thing, and I Tried It

For a full-bodied blow job with floral notes and a playful finish.<p><i>"Cosmo Labs" is a series in which writers and sexperts try out the wackiest old</i> Cosmopolitan <i>sex tips and re-review them for you.</i><p>I'm partial to digging up old-ass <i>Cosmo</i> sex tips that — seen again in the harsh light of 2015 when we, …

Why Twentysomething Women Are Obsessed With Tumblr Porn

"It's like a friend making you a porn mixtape."<p>When most people think of watching porn, they probably think of going to a seedy, poorly designed crapfest of a website and watching janky, poorly lit, awkward-as-hell videos of people having sex. But Millennial women are over that shit, and, in search …

One Million Moms Protesting Lesbian Sex Yogurt Now

Please get hobbies, you guys.<p>Pointless rage machine One Million Moms is now protesting Chobani's latest ad showing two women enjoying a cup of yogurt after sleeping together.<p>On their website they say the commercial is trying to "normalize sin" and "there is nothing natural about homosexuality." OMM …

11 Things Christian Grey Thinks About Period Sex

Is it possible to be too comfortable with menstruation? You're about to find out.<p>If there's one thing people were really grouchy about being left out of the <i>Fifty Shades</i> movie, it's the famous period sex scene. (Well, OK, the Ben Wa balls scene too.) So I was admittedly excited to see what insanity …

Garrison Campaign Rewards and Gladiator Mounts, Blue Tweets, SWTOR, Wildstar, DLC - MMO-Champion

<b>Update (5:30 PM EDT):</b> Watcher posted some <b>more Dev Q&A</b><p><b>Patch 6.2 - Garrison Campaign Rewards</b><br>Patch 6.2 expands upon the garrison campaign with a new …

Gaming Industry

100 lessons from the first 100 days of traveling around the world

<b>1.</b> Experience shows that when I am in an earthquake, my most immediate and pressing concern is quickly putting pants on because I don’t want to be …

Student Changes Name To Adam West Because It's Cheaper Than Changing Ryanair Flight Booking

We all know that booking a flight is a constant tactical battle with airlines.<p>But no passenger has won (or lost?) the booking war as heroically as 19-year-old Adam Armstrong. The student from Manchester, England, changed his name to Adam West because it was cheaper than changing his Ryanair flight …

13 Pictures Capture Wonder and Bounty of Our Oceans

We depend on the ocean for food, recreation, as a weather regulator—and more. It in turn depends on us to keep it pristine.<p>Monday is World Oceans Day. The blue kingdom, which covers three fourths of planet Earth, provides half the world’s oxygen, absorbs vast amounts of carbon dioxide emissions …

Why Feminist Frequency Is Dead Wrong About 'The Witcher 3' [Updated]

Confirmation bias is dangerous. When you’re always looking for evidence of something, you begin to see it even where no evidence exists. Perhaps especially when no evidence exists.<p>Take the recent tweets of the Feminist Frequency duo—Jonathan McIntosh and Anita Sarkeesian—regarding the recently …

Feminism

What Game Do You Absolutely Love the Idea of But Just Cannot Play?

Welcome back to GameSpot Q&A a weekly section where we ask our staff and readers an interesting discussion question about video games. Look at this as a forum where you and others can discuss and compare your opinions of this beloved hobby of ours. Let us know what your answer is to this week's …

Final Fantasy