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15 Images That Illustrate What Life in Detention Centers is Really Like
15 Images That Illustrate What Life in Detention Centers is Really Like

Statistics, news reports, stories about someone’s friend’s cousin – all of these secondary references give us an incomplete and biased glimpse into the harrowing lives of those locked away in family detention centers, facilities that, for most, seem to rest on faraway land.

MORE: Artists Depict the Experiences of Detained Immigrants in Hauntingly Beautiful Works of Art


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The Mental & Physical Dangers Of Working Too Hard
7 Ways Working Too Hard Can Seriously Damage Your Health

Hard work has always been seen as one of the most important traits of a successful employee. But in recent years, the definition of "hard work" seems to have transformed. American workers are expected to be thinking about their job all day, every day. Email and ubiquitous wifi connections have made it uncomfortably easy to work after-hours, on weekends, and on vacation. 


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The Tales Behind Five Horror Stories
The Real Tales Behind Five Horror Stories

We've all heard the stories. The legends about the creatures who go bump in the night — but do you know the real stories behind the myths? Behind every good ghost story is a sometimes terrifying (and sometimes banal) real-life story. Read a few of them ahead: 
MORE: Latino Legends That Deserve Their Own Horror Films


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Things Women Should Do Before Marriage
5 Things Every Woman Should Do Before Getting Married

I sat beside the bride-to-be in a black stretch limo. She looked at me in a panic. “What if I’m making a mistake?!" she asked, her voice shaking. “You love him, he loves you — and he treats you like a Queen! There’s nothing to be scared of,” I coaxed. This didn’t settle my friend. Instead, she admitted to having a short affair with a coworker months before her big day. Not because she didn’t love her fiance, but because she felt inexperienced. “We just kissed,” she reassured me. “But it felt so good to be romantic with another man.”


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12 FUN ITEMS TO DECORATE YOUR DORM ROOM
12 FUN ITEMS TO DECORATE YOUR DORM ROOM

Going to college is a great excuse to buy a ton of new stuff for your room. These super-cute picks will get you started.


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7 Reasons Abstaining from Sex is Good for Your Relationship
7 Reasons Abstaining from Sex is Good for Your Relationship

I once decided to abstain from sex. My decision came after years of dating and a multitude of bad breakups. At 28, I had grown tired of the dating scene. If one more hombre picked me up at a bar just so he could get me into bed, I was going to scream! So I closed my legs to all men, and promised myself that my next partner would be my “boyfriend.”


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5 Reasons to Go to a Cuddle Party
5 Reasons to Go to a Cuddle Party

I once met a woman who hated to cuddle. She'd allow her husband to wrap his arms around her in bed — until he knocked out. After he fell asleep, she'd slide her arm from underneath him, and crawl back into her corner of the bed. No more cuddling, please


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Left Handed Problems
10 Struggles All Left-Handers Know To Be True

Happy International Left-Handers Days, fellow southpaws! Those of us who write with the right hand (ahem) know that society has quite a few systems in place that discriminate against us. Take a peek at 10 of the worst left-handed problems — and add your own in the comments: 
MORE: 6 Stars Who Are Lefties


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17 Latinas Anonymously Sound Off On Body Image
17 Latinas Anonymously Sound Off On Body Image

How do you really feel about your body? We asked you to submit your anonymous confessions via Whisper, and you sent us some enlightening — and sometimes, heartbreaking — stories about the frustration and discomfort you feel when confronted by the "Latina curves" stereotype. See them below: 
MORE: 18 Things Latinas Secretly Think About Street Harassment


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11 Times Companies Have Appropriated Latin American Culture
11 Times Companies Have Appropriated Latin American Culture

A small community of indigenous Mexican women is considering legal action against French designer Isabel Marant for a top that bears a striking resemblance to a 600-year-old design of the traditional Tlahuitoltepec blouse, the Guardian reported last week.


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