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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!


Best Places to Catch Some Zzz for National Napping Day (via Travel Freak)

The Underwater Suite at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in the Indian Ocean

Today is National Napping Day! We bet you’re daydreaming of getting home and getting into your pajamas already, huh? The workday is not over yet but that doesn’t mean you can’t daydream of where you wish you could be instead. These hotels from around the world ensure rest and relaxation. Much better than midterms!

9 Cute Animals That You Didn’t Know Can Poison the Hell Out of You (via Thought Catalog)

poisonous underwater animal

Don’t judge a book by its cover? More like, don’t judge an animal by its cuteness! These underwater critters might look innocent enough but their poison happens to be truly potent.

5 Wild Fan Pranks That Prove The UNC-Duke Rivalry is the Absolute Best (via Huffington Post)

There are plenty of University rivalries out there but what marks one of the most iconic ones? Pranks, obviously! From decapitated mascots to swapping sheet music, some of these are truly laugh out loud!

Justin Bieber Deposition Video: Watch Him Get Heated Over Selena Questions (via MTV News)

justin bieber selena gomez

Surprise, surprise. Justin Bieber is still le jerk of the century. While you would think getting in trouble with the law might make anyone tone down their attitude, Bieber shows us that money cannot, in fact, buy you class.

Colleges Are Quietly Shifting The Burden of Tuition Increases to Poor Families (via Huffington Post)

Oh, tuition prices. By now, it is no surprises that the cost of going to college is going up by the minute. Data has shown, however, that poorer families are the ones bearing the brunt of it. Read more about why this is happening and how it will affect our country’s future negatively.

What was your favorite link of the day?