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A Standardized Scale for How Hard You're Shipping a Character

By ShivaniNovember 29, 2013
For those who don’t know, "shipping" is basically when you like the idea of two fictional characters being together. Their connection could be platonic but is more often made romantic. Deciding to while away math class thinking about the possibilities (Beetee and Wiress! Tris and ... More  →
A Standardized Scale for How Hard You're Shipping a Character

What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

By ShivaniNovember 26, 2013
Your personality—the very essence of your being—is really just a conglomeration of your habits, ticks, and reindeer beanies that people use to identify you. The way you decorate, dance and even breathe* all clue people in to the way you live and deal with the ... More  →
What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

10 Things That Are Better When You Just Add Water

By ShivaniNovember 18, 2013
Some days it’s easier to stay up till 5 a.m. watching TV than it is to drag yourself into bed and get a good night’s sleep. On those lonely nights, nothing is more entertaining than infomercials (because they’re the only thing on). And no infomercial ... More  →
10 Things That Are Better When You Just Add Water

What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame

By ShivaniNovember 15, 2013
Maybe your Vine about your pet bunny plotting murder hit crazy levels of success, maybe a news camera caught sight of your beautiful face, or maybe you just wrote the Hilarious Tweet to end all Hilarious Tweets. However it happened, people are now in a ... More  →
What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame

16 Great Ways to Update Your Bedroom Walls

By ShivaniNovember 7, 2013
Whether your walls are bare or plastered with posters, there’s never a bad time to redecorate. Especially if, in between the unicorn painting from fourth grade and the suspicious stain from before your family moved into your house, it feels like you’ve outgrown your surroundings. ... More  →
16 Great Ways to Update Your Bedroom Walls

How to Trick Your Crush Into A Couple's Costume

By ShivaniOctober 30, 2013
Halloween's a day away, and odds are good you still haven't settled on a costume—who has time, in between eating just the yellow part of the candy corn and planning out the best trick-or-treating routes in the neighborhood? Your devil-may-care attitude may change, however, when you learn ... More  →
How to Trick Your Crush Into A Couple's Costume

10 Signs You Need a New Pillow

By ShivaniOctober 29, 2013
It's entirely possible to sleep, eat, study, read, watch TV, shop online, and gossip without ever leaving the comfort of our beds. Horizontal living is the new status quo! It’s a wonderful life for humans now that saber-toothed tigers are no longer out to get ... More  →
10 Signs You Need a New Pillow

Sleep Tips for the Tired Sparkler

By ShivaniOctober 22, 2013
By this point in the school year, your sleep schedule probably involves facedown afternoon naps that end with drool everywhere, followed by a bedtime around 4 a.m. It’s a hard-knock life being young these days: staying on top of all the work means throwing sleep ... More  →
Sleep Tips for the Tired Sparkler

How to Make Your (Very Mature) Case for an Extended Curfew

By ShivaniOctober 10, 2013
Sometimes trying to get away with smallest thing (say, going to a movie after 7 p.m.) will release the family argument monster like no other. It’s especially frustrating when the most trouble you could get into is eating too many cookie dough bites in one ... More  →
How to Make Your (Very Mature) Case for an Extended Curfew

Six Surefire Ways to Find More Free Time

By ShivaniOctober 9, 2013
Life is all about complaining, and for most people it’s over never having enough time to do what they want. The daily demands of homework, drama club, sports practice, and trying to maintain a decent social life tend to cut into the worthwhile personal pursuits ... More  →
Six Surefire Ways to Find More Free Time
About the Author
Shivani

Shivani is a blogger and college student living in Miami, Florida. She’s usually rocking a serious topknot and always trying to realize her life’s ambition of getting her own reality show. In her spare time she blogs about boys, school, and makeup on www.missaluru.wordpress.com. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @padmashiv.

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