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Chicago Wedding Venues for the Alternative Bride

Are you a Chicago bride looking for a wedding venue with a more offbeat and quirky aesthetic than the traditional hotel, loft, or garden? Check out these five options that could be the perfect match for your alternative style.<p><b>Salvage One (Above)</b><p>Salvage One is truly one of the most eclectic venues …

The 50 best colleges in America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, the most important factor to consider is how much that school helps students succeed in life.<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their …

The Gay Community Is Dying, Here's Why it Needs to Live

Before the invention of the 'gbf', the creation of the rainbow profile picture and the addition of big brand sponsorship at pride events, gay people were alone. Well perhaps not alone, there has always been A's in LGTBQIA crowds, but in terms of really caring about the fight for gay rights, it's …

15 Songs With Misunderstood Meanings

Here's a look at some songs that got their meanings twisted and misconstrued—and the original intentions put forth by the artists who wrote them.<p>1. …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

Helpful Life Hacks to Get in Shape for the Summer

<i>What are good hacks and tips for exercise, fitness and working out?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Leo Polovets,</i> …

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

Welcome to Pitchfork's list of The 50 Best Albums of 2014.<p>Listen to selections from this list via two Beats Playlists: Vol. 1 (50-26) | Vol. 2 (25-1)<p>Ben Frost puts a lot of thought into his music, technically and conceptually. His song titles and interviews pack his dense, throbbing scrawls with …

Best Songs Of 2014 (Playlists)

It’s been another great year for new music, 2014 did not disappoint at all. This post is always my favourite one to put together, the problem is …

Indie Music

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

News<p>Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover<p>Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, …

Indie Music

Noisey's Top 25 Albums of 2014: 25 to 11

Noisey's staff rounds up the 25 best albums of the year.<p>Below are the 25 best albums of 2014 as chosen by the Noisey staff: Kim Kelly, Kyle Kramer, Drew Millard, Kayla Monetta, Dan Ozzi, Fred Pessaro, Eric Sundermann, and Kim Taylor Bennett. For Noisey's top 25 songs of the year, go here.<p>25. Run …

Our favorite music of 2014

<b>The best things about Chicago music</b> | Leor Galil<p>Much of what I loved about Chicago's music scene in 2014 can't be summed up with a list of LPs (or …

Peach Music Festival Returning In 2015

When we recently let Warren Haynes take over our Twitter account, one of the most popular questions that Haynes didn’t respond to was whether the …

Festivals

Outrage After A Woman Gave A Radio DJ A Rim Job Live On The Air

There has to be a better way to win concert tickets.<p>Hi I come seeking tickets to Mysterland #40principales<p>simply bizarre :S #40principales<p>@EuphoriaChile Top 40 said TH was coming to Chile. What's up?<p>How was misteryland? All ass! #40principales<p>@40ChileOficial this is an exaggeration if they didn't …

5 things you should know after one semester of college

Congratulations! You have successfully survived your first semester of college. The time has flown and you’re going home for your first college winter break.<p>Now it’s time to reflect and think about what you actually learned after first semester. Hopefully you learned something new in your classes, …

I Was Drugged and Raped in College

Sixteen years later, I’m telling my story for the first time<p><b>In the spring of 2008, I went to a Passover seder</b> with the family of my husband, Josh. …

Mark Eichenlaub's answer to Is going for a Ph.D. worth it if I'm extremely passionate about a field but don't really want to spend my 20s poor, toiling away in a lab, and living in a city that I don't particularly want to live in?

I have anosmia, which means I lack smell the way a blind person lacks sight. What's surprising about this is that I didn't even know it for the first …

3 Ways to Get More College Merit Aid

Use these tips to score a merit award big enough to put a real dent in tuition bills.<p>Maybe your kids aren’t exactly Einsteins, but they can do math …

Educators Need to Get Off the Sidelines in Race Debate -- Colleges, Particularly the Liberal Arts, Must Lead

College campuses have always been grounds for debate and free thought. This is well known: the idea of the college campus as a home for activism is woven into the history of many of America's most important movements for social justice. In the recent protests of police killings of Eric Garner, …

Eight Things to Do After Graduation

So you've graduated from college or are about to? Awesome. After all of the celebrating and diploma-gazing is over, though, you'll need to get on with life. Often, the big changes that come after college are a bit overwhelming and missing a few things is easy to do.<p>Here's a checklist of eight …

Chennai College Student Allegedly Raped by 'Fake' Policeman

<b>Chennai:</b> A college student in Chennai has alleged that she was raped by a man posing as a policeman.<p>The girl has filed a police complaint in which …

Crime

The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education

Free speech. College affordability. The value of a degree. Student athletes behaving badly. The seemingly dismal track record of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Administrative mishandling allegations of sexual assault.<p>It was an up and down year for higher education, as each of these matters …

Why Are College Faculty Quiet About Campus Sexual Assault?

By now, you have surely read the <i>Rolling Stone</i> article detailing the harrowing tale of the gang-rape of a first-year at the University of Virginia. And, by now, you have also surely read that the story is being called the "error of the year" - a truly staggering lapse in anything resembling that …

The playlist: the best new bands of 2014, with Shamir and Prada Mane

Shamir – On the Regular<p>Shamir Bailey made a considerable splash earlier this year with the EP Northtown, named after the part of Las Vegas he’s from. Its five tracks suggested he might go off in any direction (excepting Killers-style dull-rock), featuring as it did acoustic country, stark …

Top Albums of 2014: Editor's Picks

When it comes time for a music editor to review the year’s releases, it’s something that should not be done lightly. With great power comes great …