5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 12 2011

Happy birthday to Maybelline's Great Lash, the mascara that's seen our eyes through so, so much. Cheers to old friends. (Dress Up)
Everyone else is obsessed with Watch The Throne, why not us, too? (I Just Work Here)
Do your weekend proud with tequila snowcones. Yes, they are just as dangerous as they sound. (ScoutandLo)
Is the ThighMaster due for a comeback? We're torn, you tell us. (Time Out Chicago)
Torture your inner foodie with a slideshow of all the yummies Metromix has been getting into. (Metromix)

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