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I've Never Used A Dating App & Here's How I Meet People IRL

Even though dating apps are most popular among Millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still want to meet people IRL. That's why for the second year in a row, Bustle is deeming April, "App-less April" and encouraging our staff and readers to delete their dating apps for 30 days and meet people the old-fashioned way: offline. With participants tracking their progress and tricks and tips from d…

By Taylor Ferber

Why We Choose The Wrong Partners When We Use Dating Apps

Even though dating apps are most popular among Millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still want to meet people IRL. That's why for the second year in a row, Bustle is deeming April, "App-less April" and encouraging our staff and readers to delete their dating apps for 30 days and meet people the old-fashioned way: offline. With participants tracking their progress and tricks and tips from d…

By Clarissa Silva

This Celestial Phenomenon's Name Is "Steve"

Strange events in the sky usually come with an even stranger name, but a mysterious celestial phenomenon called "Steve" has recently been discovered, and its name is even odder than usual. The internet, of course, can't get enough of it — and for good reason. I mean, when was the last time some exciting, celestial activity was attached to a name so... well... regular? Planets in our solar system typically have names derived from Roman or Greek mythology; indeed, the official names of planets and…

By Georgina Lawton

Bustle's Editors On Bethenny Frankel + Kim K

Happy Thursday! You've almost made it to the weekend — and May! But before you put on your TGIF party pants and throw all caution to the wind, here's what you need to know today, April 27. Bachelor Nation + Chris Soules It's been a really sad, weird week for Bachelor star Chris Soules. On Tuesday, Soules was arrested and charged for allegedly fleeing the scene of a fatal car crash in Iowa. Now, Soules is speaking out for the first time following his arrest. In a statement given to InTouch Weekl…

By Melissa Mills

How To Save Your Parking Spot In Google Maps

Sick of wandering around in circles trying to remember which street you parked on? Thanks to your smartphone's Google Maps app, the days of looking for familiar trees and buildings are over. What's more, learning how to save your parking spot in Google Maps is so easy, there is no excuse not try this awesome feature next time you hop behind the wheel. The new feature, which rolled out on Tuesday, April 25 for both Android and iOS devices, uses a "combination of GPS, cell towers and known WiFi lo…

By Lily Feinn

What Happened When I Tried Dating Without Apps In Austin & LA

Even though dating apps are most popular among millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still want to meet people IRL. That's why for the second year in a row, Bustle is deeming April, "App-less April" and encouraging our staff and readers to delete their dating apps for 30 days and meet people the old-fashioned way: offline. With participants tracking their progress and tricks and tips from d…

By Jordana Lipsitz

This Campaign Shows How Far A Dollar Can Go In The Resistance

This Saturday, April 29 will mark 100 days since Trump took office. These first few months have been, in a word, tumultuous. However, they have not been without action, specifically from the people who have resisted the Trump administration since day one. If you want evidence of what collection action can amount to, look no further than the 100 Days/100 Dollars campaign. Showing how far a few bits of spare change can go, 100 Days/100 Dollars encourages people to donate a single dollar every day …

By Mia Mercado

How To Celebrate Arbor Day

As Hazel Grace Lancaster’s mom famously said in the iconic book Fault In Our Stars by John Green, “It's Arbor Day! Let's hug and eat cake!” That’s right — Arbor Day is on Apr. 28, which means it’s time to hug all the trees (and, as always, eat all the cake) that you want. But what if hugging trees and eating cake isn’t good enough? What else can one do to celebrate Arbor Day 2017? In order to properly celebrate this holiday, we are going to take it back to why this holiday was created in the f…

By Kiersten Hickman

A Mom Told Teachers Her "Daughter Is Done With Homework"

Like embarrassing crushes, fabricated illnesses, and hastily graffiti’d initials, homework is a cornerstone of most children’s educational experience. But in recent years, the educational community has begun to debate whether homework could be doing kids more harm than good. After her 10-year-old daughter began experiencing chest pain and waking up in the middle of the night, one mother decided to email her daughter’s school to tell them she was done with homework. In the email, Bunmi Laditan, …

By Madeleine Aggeler

27 Little Ways To Fight For The Environment

They say every day is Earth Day, but there's definitely an uptick in environmental interest each April. Who wouldn't panic a little when they're reminded that the ice caps are melting, oceans are acidifying, and polar bears are looking pitiful all over the planet? The challenge comes in staying environmentally conscious throughout the year — figuring out little ways to fight for the environment that you'll actually do, rather than the stuff you always say you'll get around to doing one day. Alth…

By Claire Warner