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Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes what you really need during an intense study session is a quick break, to laugh a little, catch up on what’s trending and in the news, and recharge before you  sit down to write that 10 page essay. The College Mixer is our attempt at making things easier for you — here are today’s top links from around the web!

Oh, and on Fridays, we wear pink.

Just kidding. On Fridays, we have a frat party. Kind of — by frat party, we mean we feature links from other sites in our media group.


The 10 Best #OscarNomNoms Tweets (via Healthy Way to Cook)

The Wolf of Waffle Street

Yesterday the 2014 Oscar nominations were announced, and Seamless started a new hashtag — #OscarNomNoms — that turned all the nominees into various foods and beverages. These were the best of the best, and are pretty hilarious. Check ’em out!

H2Own Up: 5 Filtering Water Bottles for Guilt-Free Hydration (via Bite Size Wellness)

Bobble Bottles

Don’t waste your money on disposable water bottles, college students! Save your budget and the environment with these 5 different reusable, filtering water bottles that are affordable and easy to use.

App Review: WhatsApp Messenger (via Travel Freak)

WhatsApp Messenger

Studying abroad in the near future? Keeping in touch with your family and friends back home will be a lot easier with WhatsApp! Check out this review of the app over at Travel Freak and find out if it’s worth the 99 cents.

Disney Villain Perfume Bottles Designed Fittingly After Our Favorite Evildoers (via Redesign Revolution)

Queen of Hearts Perfume Bottle Disney Villains

I’m sorry, did you say Disney? So much yes. These Disney villain inspired perfume bottles are so good — how could you not appreciate them? I’m a fan of the Maleficent one, but this Queen of Hearts one was too perfect not to share.

DIY Wire Heart Bracelet (via Haute Talk)


Bored over winter break and looking for a fun and easy craft project to do to pass the time? This DIY wire bracelet is super cute and surprisingly easy to make — hey, you can even surprise your roommate or best friend with one when you get back to campus!

What was your favorite link of the day?