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Down with homework! – Short Stuff – facts about time spent on homework

Down with homework! – Short Stuff – facts about time spent on homework – Statistical Data Included Stressed over that killer English essay? Bleary-eyed because you studied for science way past midnight? Well study this: Average hours spent on homework have tripled since 1980! So you aren’t alone–and some parents and teachers complain that kids […]

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A photo-finish friendship: want to give your BFF something personalized this holiday season? Create a friendship book!

A photo-finish friendship: want to give your BFF something personalized this holiday season? Create a friendship book! – GL friends Cathy Helbig It’s meaningful in a way a store-bought gift can never be. Your bud will know you put your heart and soul (and, hello, oodles of time!) into making it special. And, hey, she […]

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wanna hang onto that hottie? Relax your dating death-grip

The cling factor: wanna hang onto that hottie? Relax your dating death-grip Kat Rosenfield [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] That cutie, the one you had an all-out crush on? He’s no crush now. He’s your boyfriend! But for a lot of girls who make the jump from flirty fun to a real relationship, it’s easy to get caught […]

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six super strategies for surviving sleepaway camp!

Camp ampitup: six super strategies for surviving sleepaway camp! Gabrielle Streep Leaving the ‘rents behind and heading off for the first time to that overnight odyssey we all know as sleepaway camp? Don’t stress, bunk-bed beginner! GL’s gotcha covered with six tips you’ve got to know before you go! #1 Hit “Preview” Scared of the […]

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Shock Proof – L’Oreal Shock Proof Extreme Wear Nail Color – Brief Article

Shock Proof – L’Oreal Shock Proof Extreme Wear Nail Color – Brief Article – Product Announcement If you’re like us, your perfect 10 stay perfect for all of 10 minutes. Wish you could keep your pointers looking freshly painted a wee bit longer? L’Oreal Shock Proof Extreme Wear Nail Color ($5) to the rescue! This […]

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Cheap psychological tricks for girls! We let you in on the sneaky science behind always getting your way!

Cheap psychological tricks for girls! We let you in on the sneaky science behind always getting your way! Kristen Kemp They’ll be weak against your mind powers. Oh, yes, they will be … A very clever psychologist by the name of Perry Buffington recently wrote a book titled Cheap Psychological Tricks for Parents. This book […]

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Your wackiest period mysteries—solved! Whether you’ve had your period or are playing the waiting game, you probably have a zillion questions. Well, hold on to your seats because we’re about to pull the plug on all your confusion

Your wackiest period mysteries—solved! Whether you’ve had your period or are playing the waiting game, you probably have a zillion questions. Well, hold on to your seats because we’re about to pull the plug on all your confusion Sandy Fertman Ryan Yeah, yeah. Getting your period is supposed to be so cool since it means […]

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Cheer at your own risk – Short Stuff

Cheer at your own risk – Short Stuff – cheerleaders’ injuries “We’ve got injuries. Yes, we do! We’ve got injuries! How ’bout you?” Traditionally thought of as a “girly” activity, cheerleading is quickly becoming more athletic, more competitive…and more dangerous. In fact, the latest statistics show that high school and college cheerleaders sustain more injuries […]

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Christina Milian

Christina Milian – Spotlight Alicia Clott AGE: 21 THE BIG MOVE: When she was 13 Christina moved to California to start her career. ” I always performed when I was younger–school plays. Piano recitals, singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at school games. You name It, I did it.” HOMETOWN: Waldorf, Md. THAT FAMILIAR VOICE: She got […]

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The GL time warp trivia test! Time to jump into the old wayback machine and return to those carefree days when Pokemon ruled the earth. Take this quiz to see how many crazy-cool pop culture facts you know from the past 10 years!

The GL time warp trivia test! Time to jump into the old wayback machine and return to those carefree days when Pokemon ruled the earth. Take this quiz to see how many crazy-cool pop culture facts you know from the past 10 years! 1 In the video for “Baby, One More Time,” what did Britney […]