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THIS WILL MAKE YOU THINK TWICE ABOUT GETTING DRINKS ON YOUR NEXT DATE
"Have you been drinking a lot?" Dr. Akhavan repeated. The only other time my doctor had ever called after a check-up was to tell me I had gonorrhea, so any incoming calls from his office felt like the medical Grim Reaper. This time, he said my blood work had shown …
Black Women In Metal Music Are Screaming “We Belong”
Black women in the metal music scene are using their art to express their anger, and take their spotlight: “These are narratives that we haven't heard before.”
Here’s What It Means If You Can’t Stop Sending People Emojis, According To Experts
Is a text thread really a text thread without a few smiley face emojis? IMHO, the answer is no — and I’ve got scientific research on my side. Yes, emojis brighten up a message and make endless lines of text more readable, but they also reveal something about the person …
The Old Gays Have The Wildest Pride Story (It Involves Edibles)
"He opened his eyes, looked up at me, and just started giggling!"
9 Universal Studios Roller Coasters & Rides That Are Worth The Wait, Ranked
Wait times vary by day, and the best place to check updated wait times is in the Universal app — but they can get upwards of 100 minutes long. To get an idea of which rides are worth that long line, I ranked nine of the most thrilling rides.
Suki Waterhouse Is Finally In Charge
Suki Waterhouse is booked and busy. On a Friday morning in mid-March, she rushes to the phone and kindly prefaces our conversation by admitting she’s in the middle of something else: filming her upcoming Amazon Prime series, Daisy Jones & The Six, in New Orleans. Yes, it’s the series adaptation …
I Tried A Viral Sex Trend From TikTok & My Orgasms Have Never Been Better
TikTok might not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of sex, but maybe it should be. During one of my endless scrolling sessions on the app, I came across a raunchy trend launched by a woman who goes by @love.ria.nurse: On Jan. 2, she shared a …
Speed Skater Maame Biney Is Blazing Her Own Way To The Winter Olympics
Olympic speed skater Maame Biney isn't afraid to be first, metaphorically or literally.
I'm 17 With Long-Haul COVID, & I’m Terrified I Will Never Live A Normal Life
I was convinced that my dad would die and then I’d die soon after.
The Supreme Court Is More Complicated Than You Thought — Experts Explain
When it comes to the three branches of government, the U.S. Supreme Court probably carries the most mystery behind it. But what really goes on behind closed doors?
There’s A Reason TikTok Is So Nostalgic For The 2010s
Ironically, users on the app are reminiscing about a time when “TiK ToK” was just the name of a Kesha song.
6 Things I've Learned About Being Married From Being The Only Friend Who's Not
Eight of my 10 best friends got married in the last three years. Skip the math and stay with me because that's not counting co-workers, casual acquaintances, cousins, ex-boyfriends and the like. Somewhere amidst the blur of wedding chiffon and rose bouquets, I ducked out of the American Dream, thus …
Texas’ Abortion Law Gives Domestic Abusers A Frightening Tool
Without [my abortion], I literally would not be here now,” says Zoe*, 21.
I Can’t Shed A Tear to Adele's 'Hello,' And I Am Not Ashamed
Let me start out by saying this: Adele has some serious pipes, and that’s something no one can argue with. But to be totally honest, the girl is cray. While you’re all sobbing along to Adele’s “Hello,” I’m dry-eyed and chipper -- and damn proud of it! Here’s why I’m …
9 Ways To Tell If You're In A Wonderfully Boring Adult Relationship
As I've approached the ripe old age of 25, I've realized there's a huge difference between being in an adult relationship and being in one when you're younger. Overall, there's a lot less sex, alcohol and wild nights out, which probably sounds like the lamest time of your life. But, …
This Disney Park Producer Makes Your Favorite Rides ~Magical~
In Elite Daily’s I Have The Job You Want series, we tell the stories of people working in the most ridiculous, unbelievable, and totally envy-inducing fields you never thought possible. In this piece, we talk to the woman who gets to turn your fave nostalgic Pixar movies into the rides …
Being A Black Latina Made Me Feel Othered — Until I Learned How To Feel Seen
This essay is part of Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series that celebrates the parts of Latinx culture that make each writer proud of their identity. In this piece, writer Natalia Pérez-Gonzalez shares how she learned to understand the intersectionality of being Afro-Latina. Para leer este …
I Had An Abortion In Texas As A Teen. What Comes Now For Girls Like Me?
I had an abortion at 17. Under Texas' new abortion law, it could never have happened.
Aly Raisman Shares How *Not* Competing Is Still Part Of Her Olympic Dream
Former Olympic gymnast and champion Aly Raisman is entirely content watching the 2020 Olympics from afar. “I definitely am grateful for my gymnastics career and all the friendships that I've made, but I'm OK with watching [the Olympics] on the couch,” she laughs over the phone.
How Costume Designer Brenda Cooper Ensured 'The Nanny's Fashion Would Live Forever
Like it or not, we were — and still are — one nation under Fran Fine, fashionable and with miniskirts and big hair for all. It’s undeniable Fran’s fearless ‘fits on The Nanny delivered style lesson after style lesson, influencing even recent fashion trends in an enormous way. Through a …
When Will People Like Britney & I Get To Control Our Own Bodies?
The news that Britney Spears' conservatorship has allegedly forced her to use an IUD is raising red flags about disability and reproductive rights.
Gen Z Is So Over Period Stigma, They Created Their Own Brand To Push Back
Anaya Balaji, 13, is just at the start of her teen years, and she’s already really over period stigma. “More than half of the world menstruates, you know?” she says passionately.
Saweetie's "Fast (Motion)" Combines Her Two Passions: Music & Sports
Saweetie knows what it’s like to be the new girl, but you’d never guess it after marathoning her music videos and discography. Her work is the sonic embodiment of attitude and electricity, packaged as fiercely feminine rhymes with fire beats that have garnered over 1 billion streams on Spotify. The …
This Coffee Guru Is Helping Dogs, 1 Cup Of Joe At A Time
If you ask any pet owner, one of the worst parts of the day is that moment in the morning when you have to say goodbye to your furry BFF when you head off to work. Of course, many offices are dog-friendly these days, but what if you could say …
5 Fascinating Facts About Making Tequila That I Learned At The Patron Headquarters
When it comes to tequila, I thought I knew a little bit about it. More accurately, I knew enough to know that I enjoy it in a margarita and have probably outgrown my tolerance for salt-rimmed shots of the hard stuff. After spending two days immersed in the entire tequila-making …
Weekly Tequila Tastings Are A Job Requirement For This Position, & Where Do I Apply?
In a perfect world, you leave college and start your dream job right away. But many recent grads — myself included — take a pit stop back home to live with their parents, or work a 9-to-5 job at a dreary office. However, for Antonio Rodriguez, one phone call from …
I Stayed At The World's "Most Remote Hotel" & The Middle Of Nowhere Is Stunning
My Name: Collette Reitz What I Do: Associate News Editor, Elite Daily Where I Live: Chicago, Illinois Where I Went: I went to the town of Ittoqqortoormiit in East Greenland on a trip provided by Hotels.com. How Long I Stayed: 3 days, 2 nights My Spending Style: Occasionally indulgent. I …
These 2 Gen Z Voters From Both Sides Agree The Time To Act On Climate Change Is Now
For first- and second-time voters, casting your ballot can feel intimidating. There are so many important issues to consider — how do you know which ones you should pay attention to, or which ones will affect your life most? In Elite Daily’s election series, I've Got Issues, we’re having conversations …