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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.

 App Review: Hostelworld (via Travel Freak)

App Review Hostelworld

Traveling the world is extremely expensive. EXTREMELY expensive. The shopping, sightseeing, dining and transportation costs just about a fortune for a young person. Why let where you sleep for a few hours also contribute to the massive amount of money you’re already spending? Hostels is a cheap alternative to super expensive hotel rooms. And with the help of hostelworld, an app for your phone, you can find the closest one near you when you’re abroad!

War of the Roses: Cast a Love Spell with These Scented Elixirs for V-Day (via Haute Talk)

Scented Elixirs for V-Day

 Flowers may be nice for valentines day, but these awesome sweet smell of roses last much longer than any bouquet you’ll recieve! Check out these delicious scents that are as much loved now as they were in the 11th century when they were used to heal the body through “mind-body therapy”.

Food Truck Friday: Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken (via Healthy Way to Cook)

astro dougnuts and fried chicken

Talk about comfort food haven. Astro, a foodtruck, serves strictly doughnuts and fried chicken. What a concept! And in the slight chance that you’re not a fan of either of those heavenly foods, they have a savory maple bacon doughnut AND even better, a crunchy pb&j doughnut.

7 Insane Fitness Classes That Are Sure to Transform Your Body (via Bite Size Wellness)


Feeling inspired this year? Check out these insane fitness classes that will be sure to put you in probably the best shape of your life. WARNING: you will NOT look as beautiful as these models do when you are taking these classes.

Breathtaking Photos of Snow-Capped Statues Show Whimsical Side of Snowstorms (via Redesign Revolution)

snow capped statutes

 With the crazy amount of snowfall so far in 2014, photographers have decided to take advantage of the snow that has accumulated on famous statues and the result has been stunning. Check out these gorgeous pics of snow-capped statues.

What was your favorite link of the day?