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6 DIY Books To Bust You Out Of A TV Rut

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    Feeling a bit sluggish lately? It happens to all of us, whether you chalk it up to rainy day blues, Internet exhaustion from too much email and social media, or the constant hum of election buzz. Our suggestion? Take a time out and get comfy with a tried-and-true book instead of a backlit screen.

    We found some awesome grown-up titles that will put you back in touch with your creative side and your inner pop-culture guru. (Did you know there's a Ryan Gosling coloring book?) Even better, most of our picks are activity-packed, which means they're great for holiday travel and killing time with friends. So, set aside that smartphone, and pick up one of these delightful diversions.
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Hate Summer Heels? You'll Probably Like These

Summer inherently lends itself to talking things a bit easier. We move a little slower, leave work a little earlier, and skip complicated footwear for styles that slip off in an instant. But, should you have to, have to, keep it a bit more formal, Rank & Style's latest finding may be your saving grace. The site that read


The Best Celebrity Matching Sets Of Summer, So Far

No doubt about it, the matching set is 2014's fashion equivalent of the song of the summer. Whether they're sitting front row at a runway show, walking the red carpet, or out running errands, there's nary a celebrity we haven't seen don the trend this season. Stars like Emma Watson, Jena Malone, and Olivia Palermo are read