Louisa Mercado

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23 Hacks For Your Tiny Bedroom

Congratulations on your first apartment! Time to suck it up like the rest of us.


9 Celebrity Tweets You Missed Today

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The First Tobias Quote From Divergent's Third Installment "Allegiant" Has Been Revealed

Between this and The Transfer we're going into a full Four meltdown.

Short Stories

14 Awkward Childhood Photos From China That Are Awkwarder Than Your Awkward Childhood Photos

This is next level childhood photo awkwardness.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement


31 Home Decor Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

You're allowed to take shortcuts in life, especially if they make your house pretty.


10 Stages Of Accepting The New Harry Potter Film Series

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, a book set in the same wizarding world as the Harry Potter books, will be written into a film series by the one and only J.K. Rowling. How do you FEEL about it?

Harry Potter

Everything You Need To Know About J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them"

A guide to the book that's "inspiring" the new Harry Potter spin-off movies. Spoilers for the books, obviously.<p>In March 2001, J.K. Rowling released two companion books to the Harry Potter series for the U.K. charity Comic Relief. "They are two titles that appear in the novels," Rowling explained in …

Fantastic Beasts

22 Comments About Rape That Will Make You Really Angry

Last year on Dec. 16, a 23-year-old medical intern in India's capital of New Delhi was brutally raped. Her rapists penetrated her with a rod and tore her inner organs out. She died 13 days later. Before she died, she told the police to "burn them alive."<p>One of the six accused rapists hanged himself …

If Cher From "Clueless" Had Instagram

She doesn't rely on mirrors, so she always takes selfies with a Valencia filter.


Here Is What Today's Eighth Graders Want To Be When They Grow Up

These hilarious, very probably Photoshopped yearbook aspirations come courtesy of Tumblr user itsobviouslysalmon.

Career Development

11 Things You Might Not Know About J.K. Rowling

AKA the most interesting Muggle in the world.


Extremely Honest Political Slogans (NSFW)

No "chicken in every pot" bullshit lie from these candidates.

Robert Mugabe

Four Men Accused In Brutal Delhi Gang Rape And Murder Sentenced To Death

All four men convicted of brutally raping and murdering a 23-year-old medical intern in New Delhi last year, were sentenced to death by Judge Yogesh Khanna on Friday, Sept. 13.<p>The judge ordered the men to be "hanged by neck until they are dead" for the "cold-blooded" rape and murder of the victim. …

8 Terrifying Things You Need To Know About Everyday Beauty Products

You'll never look at nail art the same way again.

21 People That Prove #DoItForTheVine Has Gone Way Too Far

You don't want to watch these, but you also totally have to.<p><i>[Ed.: The girl who slapped the cop, danced in the Target, and hit that person in the face in a CVS is the same user, so it's pretty safe to say that she singlehandedly is taking Vine too far.]</i>

The 29 Dumbest Things Ever Said On Twitter

I would pay $20 billion so this never ends.<p>Major hat tip to the hilarious Dumbest Tweets for collecting many of these.

Magna Carta

25 Awesome Fashion Week Manicures You'd Actually Want To Have

Sure, high-fashion clothes can be totally impractical for real life/budgets, but these nails are on point.

Fashion Week

21 Celebrity Instagrams You Need To See This Week

Jessica Alba eats meat, Lady Gaga meets Andy Cohen, and other things you may have missed this week.

Jessica Alba

All You Need To Know About The New Characters In "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay"

UPDATED: Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, and several others have signed up for the two-part conclusion of the Hunger Games saga — but who are they playing, and what roles have yet to be cast? Warning: SPOILERS within!<p>WARNING: Any discussion of the cast for <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay</i> — the two-part …

Natalie Dormer

9 Body Hacks That Will Make Your Life Better

So long, brain freeze!



• <b>Author:</b> Suzanne Riffel<p>The Potty Boot Camp: Basic Training for Toddlers is a unique new toilet training method developed by Dr. Suzanne Riffel. The Potty Boot Camp works for nearly every child because is combines the most successful and enduring toilet training techniques.

My First MacBook and MacBook Air

• <b>Author:</b> Andie Campbell<p>You bought a Mac! Let me be the first to tell you, your day is about to get much, MUCH easier.<p>But before we get there, there’s a bit of light house keeping. Yeah, yeah, yeah - that’s all fine and good, but when do you get to play with your new machine?<p>Mac’s are great - they …

The Most Creative Toys and Games of 2013

Toys, games, kits, apps, and books designed to jump-start creativity in your kids.<p>Building Toy: Back to Basics<p>Tinkertoy--the classic creative construction set--celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with the aptly dubbed <b>100-Piece Building Set</b>. Now all plastic (some even bendable), the colorful …

Best Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Click through the slideshow below to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

The Best and Most Beautiful Things in the World Cannot be Seen

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …


Design You Own Hipster Logo

Journaling is one of the most useful personal development tools around. Not only does it help us process emotions and experiences, work through …


10 Questions That Prove You're Doing Better Than You Think

Life can be a roller-coaster of an adventure with highs and lows that rock your emotional being. I know it’s easy to fall into the trap of agonizing …