A Best Friend=Easier Life, Night Owls and More...

  • According to a new study, having a best friend makes life easier. Researchers found that lasting friendships help people get through rough patches in their life with greater ease than those without those strong bonds – which makes sense because it’s easier to get through challenges with the support of a good friend than it is to do it alone. (Hinustan Times)  
  • Maybe it’s time to bike to work … A new study has found that people who commute to work by bicycle live longer and have a lower risk of heart disease and cancer. (Eurekalert)     
  • University of California at Davis is making the purchase of the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B, way less awkward by putting it in their on-campus vending machines. Not only is it more accessible for those in need, but it’s also $20 cheaper than the local drugstore price. (College Candy)    
  • With graduation just around the corner, Wallet Hub has released its annual list of the 10 best and worst entry-level jobs. It’s no surprise that engineering jobs made up the majority of the “best” list, while the job of a “Sheetmetal Mechanic” topped the “worst” list. (WalletHub)    
  • Birth control might be the reason you’re so moody. A recent Swedish study reports that taking oral contraceptives can have a negative impact on a woman’s quality of life, lessening their self-control, worsening their moods, and lowering their energy level. (Allure)    
  • Are you a night owl? You might just be more intelligent because of it! A recent study found that more intelligent children are more likely to go to bed late and wake up late on both weekdays and weekends. (Bustle)    
  • Just when you thought the unicorn madness at Starbucks was over, here it comes again. Although the Unicorn Frappuccino is no longer available, people are putting their own spin on the popular drink, making “Unicorn Lemonade.” (Seventeen


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