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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.

How To Survive Study Abroad Withdrawal in Gifs (via Travel Freak)

Study Abroad Withdrawal Travel Gif

If you’re dreading this upcoming semester since it’s so ridiculously cold outside, imagine that feeling compounded by ten when you’re also dealing with study abroad withdrawal. Travel Freak has created a handy guide to dealing.

DIY Lip Scrub (via Haute Talk)

DIY Lip Scrub

If you’re at an east coast college (or basically anywhere besides California and Arizona), you know it’s cold. So cold. It’s a kind of cold that hurts your face the moment you step outside. If your face and lips are as chapped as we imagine them to be, we got you, bro. This DIY lip scrub from Haute Talk should do the trick. Affordable and effective!

Nailed It: Breakfast Edition Part 2 (via Healthy Way to Cook)

Home Fry Waffles Nailed It Pinterest Fails

Cooking pinterest fails will never cease to amuse us. And this roundup of breakfast fails on Healthy Way to Cook is the perfect sendoff to the weekend!

How Sugar Effects Your Brain (via Bite Size Wellness)

How sugar effects your brain

Speaking of food: raise your hand if you have a sweet tooth. You might not realize exactly why you’re craving those sweet, sweet eats, but this video on Bite Size Wellness might help!

Yolkfish: The Cutest Way to Separate Yolks from Egg Whites (via Redesign Revolution)


Maybe we’re on a breakfast kick, but this egg yolk separator is kind of perfect. Form and function – just the way we like it!