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  1. star material
    A Handy Guide to Astrology’s Black Moon LilithLots of mystery and intrigue with this one.
  2. star material
    Asteroids Are a Good Thing — in AstrologyThey’re not harbingers of chaos. They’re harbingers of understanding (your birth chart, specifically).
  3. star material
    It’s No Coincidence That the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Is on Election DayChaos loves chaos!
  4. star material
    Gird Your Loins: Mars Retrograde Is ComingThink Mercury retrograde on steroids.
  5. star material
    A Guided Tour of the 12 Astrological HousesZillow but make it zodiac.
  6. wait what is happening on tiktok?
    Why Does My ‘For You Page’ Want Me to Practice Post-Sex Aftercare?Finally, a TikTok trend we can get behind.
  7. star material
    Astrology Birth Charts 101A guide to calculating and interpreting your natal chart.
  8. wait what is happening on tiktok?
    The Kids Are Stealing Cars on TikTok NowMeet the “Kia Boyz.”
  9. star material
    Chiron Is the Therapist of the CosmosUnderstanding this in your astrological birth chart will help you find all sorts of healing.
  10. theranos
    Everything to Know About Sunny BalwaniThe former Theranos president secretly dated Elizabeth Holmes for years. On Friday, he was convicted on 12 fraud charges.
  11. covid-19
    When Will Young Kids Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine?The FDA has authorized emergency use of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines for children under 5.
  12. backlash
    A White Woman’s Book on ‘Trap Feminism’ Has Been PulledUnpacking the backlash to Bad and Boujee.
  13. health
    What to Know About AphasiaBruce Willis’s family announced he is stepping back from his career after being diagnosed with the condition.
  14. explainers
    A Broadway Singing Coach Was Fatally ShovedNow, a 26-year-old from Long Island has turned herself in — and the case keeps getting stranger.
  15. sex and the city
    Why Isn’t Samantha in And Just Like That …?Turns out, she wasn’t even invited.
  16. explainer
    What We Know About COVID-19 Booster ShotsThe FDA is now recommending all adults over 18 get a booster shot.
  17. what’s this?
    So You Want to Talk About the Supply-Chain CrisisEverything you need to know about holiday shopping, shipping delays, and why everything is out of stock.
  18. we are all gucci
    The True Story That Inspired House of GucciAn epic and completely outrageous tale of betrayal and revenge.
  19. star wars?
    What Even Is Dune?Will I ever understand? And other questions about fall’s big sci-fi blockbuster.
  20. explainer
    Is It Allergies or a Breakthrough Infection?Here’s everything we know about COVID cases among vaccinated people, and what to do if you’re worried you might have one.
  21. explainer
    I’m Vaccinated. Should I Be Worried About the Delta Variant?What we know about breakthrough cases and the most contagious COVID strain yet.
  22. influencers
    A Guide to the Many, Many Scandals of James CharlesA former employee has gone public with damning new allegations and is suing the influencer.
  23. explainer
    What’s All This Drama Over a Bikini Pic of Khloé Kardashian?The family’s lawyers have been trying to scrub a rare unedited photo of the star from the internet.
  24. fashion
    What’s This About André Leon Talley Maybe Being Evicted?What we know about the fashion editor’s ongoing lawsuit.
  25. hairy situations
    The Gorilla Glue Hairdo Is No MoreThe surgery to unstick Tessica Brown’s frozen hair was a success.
  26. Women are having fewer orgasms than men. But why?Pornography can be the cause and the solution to fixing the Pleasure Gap.
  27. explainer
    What’s This About Cara Delevingne’s New Sex-Toy Company?Lora DiCarlo made headlines back in 2019 after squeamish tech bros tried to ban its giant vibrator from a conference.
  28. explainer
    Which Votes Are We Still Waiting For?Joe Biden has taken the lead in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Arizona.
  29. action item
    So You Want to Get Involved in Mutual AidA comprehensive guide, including how to get involved.
  30. explainer
    What We Know About Kids and the CoronavirusAnd why the question of when to reopen schools is among the most challenging of the pandemic.
  31. self
    What Is Toxic Positivity?A look at why relentless, inflexible positivity can do more harm than good and why negative emotions are so important.
  32. influencer drama
    Oh God, the Beauty YouTubers Are At it AgainThe drama involving Tati Westbrook, Jeffree Star, Shane Dawson, and James Charles has taken a new twist.
  33. explainer
    What Is Qualified Immunity?A look at the legal doctrine that makes it nearly impossible to bring lawsuits against police officers.
  34. explainer
    Why People Are Suddenly Reexamining Megan Fox’s CareerA recently resurfaced Jimmy Kimmel clip is a reminder of the cruel, sexist treatment Fox faced as an actress in her teens and early 20s.
  35. explainer
    What Exactly Happened Between Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter?Exeter says the TV personality threatened her livelihood and attempted “to silence a Black woman behind closed doors.”
  36. power
    What Exactly Does It Mean to Defund the Police?A comprehensive guide.
  37. crime
    What Really Happened to Natalie Wood?A new documentary looks at the life and mysterious death of the celebrated actress.
  38. work
    What Is a Furlough?Macy’s, the Gap, Disney, and other companies are furloughing employees amid the coronavirus pandemic. What does that mean exactly?
  39. the more you know
    Why’s Everyone Talking About The New Yorker’s Film Critic and Incredibles 2?A cautionary tale of extreme horniness.
  40. investigations
    What’s Going on With All This Bizarre Giuliani-Affair Drama?I’m so tired of having to imagine him doing it!
  41. explainer
    What to Know About Ali Watkins, James Wolfe, and the FBIA reporter had her communications data seized in the investigation of a former Senate Intelligence Committee aide — with whom she had a relationship.
  42. true crime
    What to Know About the New Natalie Wood Case DevelopmentsPolice have confirmed that her husband at the time, Robert Wagner, is now a “person of interest.”
  43. true crime
    Everything to Know About the Yoga Twin Murder CaseAlexandria Duval stands trial this week, accused of murdering her twin sister by driving them both off a cliff in Hawaii.
  44. shame crush
    I Hate This Stranger Things Character, But I Love His ButtReconciling our sexual attraction to that dumb jerk Billy Hargrove.
  45. explainer
    Everything We Know About the Ryan Phillippe Domestic Violence AllegationsHe has been accused of aggressive behavior before.
  46. explainer
    Everything We’ve Heard From Witnesses in the St. Paul’s Rape CaseAs the jury begins deliberations.
  47. explainer
    So, Was That Kim Kardashian Cover Photoshopped?French photographer Jean-Paul Goude has a history of “improving” backsides.
  48. explainer
    Everything You Need to Know About Peter Copping A fashion explainer.
  49. titsplainer
    How to Stuff Your Bra When You’re a Grown-Ass WomanKate Upton wants “clip-on” tits. I’ve got them. They’re called gym socks.
  50. q&a
    Jean Paul Gaultier Explains the Eurovision Song ContestThe thing to watch this Saturday, whether you’re a virgin or you’ve seen the international extravaganza before.
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