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Sheryl Sandberg TED Talks
5 Seriously Incredible TED Talks Every Latina Should See

If you’ve never heard of TED Talks, here’s what you need to know: influencers, academics and all-around smarty pants give speeches (usually under 20 minutes) that are designed to be “ideas worth spreading.” The nonprofit hopes to shape new ideas and thinking around a myriad of different topics and industries – and help audience members rethink they way they see the world. Here are 5 amazingly brilliant talks every Latina should watch:


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T0 Latino Superstitions We All Grew Up Believing
10 Latino Superstitions We All Grew Up Believing

Many Latinas grew up hearing their fair share of locuras -- old wives' tales that everyone's abuela insisted were the truth! We all know these superstitions can't possibly be real, but we still believe them -- and fear them. 

Here are 10 Latin superstitions we all grew up believing. Do have any to add? Share in the comments! 


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Tcherassi Hotel + Spa in Cartagena, Colombia
10 LGBT-Friendly Hotels & Hotspots To Know

Travel for the LGBT community has been a growing topic over the years, especially with the rise of marriage equality through the US and world. Many destinations and hotel brands have openly supported the community, especially this past June with all the Pride events, and many of the destinations rightfully promote themselves a must visit LGBT city or region. For any Latinas planning summer or fall getaways, we've selected 10 must stay LGBT-friendly hotels in different cities in the U.S. and Latin America:


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TK Ways to Get Kinkier in the Bedroom
10 Ways to Get Kinkier in the Bedroom

Ladies, it's time. Whether you're looking to get out of a sex rut or simply interested in trying something new in the bedroom, a study has found that people who practice BDSM (aka bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism) are psychologically healthier than their vanilla sex-loving counterparts. 


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Dream Downtown
Latina’s New York City Guide: Where to Drink, Eat, Sleep, and Play

There’s nothing quite like summer in the city, especially if you know where to go. Before you even consider subwaying it to Times Sq for a matinee, memorize this list of the best hotels, restaurants, spas, and boating excursions in the big apple for a trip you'll never forget.


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Woman in lingerie surprising her boyfriend
10 Reasons to Surprise Your Man With Lingerie Tonight

We know how it happens: when you first started dating your man, wearing something sexy under your clothes was pretty standard. But then you've settled into the relationship and that lace thong you (and he) loved isn't making its appearance quite as much. And, okay, maybe your love life isn't quite what it was back then either. Whether you're looking to reignite those sexy flames in the bedroom, build up some of your own sex confidence, or just want to spice up a regular day, these are the 10 best reasons to surprise your man (and yourself) with lingerie tonight:


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25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in Chicago
25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in (And Near) Chicago

It is not until you travel to another city, that you realize that growing up in Chicago (pronounced SheCAAAAgo) may be a bit different than the rest of the U.S. Parking spots were saved with chairs, (whether or not there was snow on the ground) and summertime festivals were and still are the highlight of the year. Even then, growing up Latino in Chicago was a whole different ballgame.

Here are 25 surefire ways to tell you are Latino growing up in the Windy City. 


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The Top 20 Latin American Travel Destinations According to Pinterest
The Top 20 Latin American Travel Destinations According to Pinterest

Have you been tagging the location of your travel pins? In the fall Pinterest added the location tagging option, called Place Pins, and recently hit one billion in over 300 countries and territories. Many of these travel pins feature several of our favorite Latina American travel destinations. We've worked with Pinterest to show you the top 20 locations based on their Place Pins, which feature cities and areas in Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil and more! Take a look and plan your next trip:


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25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in California
25 Signs You Grew Up Latino in California

Growing up in California, outsiders have the misconception that every day is filled with sun and surf, kind of like we’ve seen on episodes of Beverly Hills 90210 or The O.C: a luxe life with the world at your feet. Growing up Latina in Cali sure had its perks like hanging out in Hollywood (before it got glammed up). And here, you are the majority, but don’t assume it included driving down the PHC in a convertible white Jetta. It’s more like cruising down the barrio streets of East Los in your brother’s beat up Mustang.


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TK Foods for a Healthy Vagina
Yes, Really: 10 Foods for a Healthy Vagina

It may come as a bit of a surprise, but the food you eat has a big effect on the health of your vagina. If you've ever eaten some asparagus and noticed, ahem, a bit of a stronger smell down there, then you already know that "you are what you eat" really means something.


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