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The Weird Trick That Makes Coffee Way Less Bitter

There are lots of ways to make coffee taste less bitter—you can add sugar or milk. Or you can add an egg. Yes, an egg. It sounds weird, but science says it works. When you pour boiling water over an egg and coffee grounds, the protein in the egg binds to the part of the grounds that causes bitterness. Just be sure to strain the mixture—otherwise you’ll be left with scrambled egg-like clumps in your cup of joe.

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Shailene Woodley Makes a Good Case for Why Schools Should Teach Masturbation

It’s been years since we took sex ed, but we don’t remember any classes teaching us how to masturbate. (The closest we got was putting putting condoms on bananas—how realistic!) If it were up to Shailene Woodley, though, sex education in schools would look very different. In an interview with Net-A-Porter, the actress and activist stressed the importance of schools talking about female pleasure:

“As a young woman you don’t learn how to pleasure yourself, you don’t learn what an orgasm should be, you don’t learn that you should have feelings of satisfaction. I’ve always had a dream of making a book called There’s No Right Way to Masturbate.”

We hear you, Shailene. Sex is supposed to be pleasurable (for everyone involved), and it’s really silly that masturbation is such a taboo topic.

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We Know They’re Just Trying to Sell More Bras, But This Aerie Ad Makes Us So Damn Happy

Most lingerie ads leave women feeling crappy about their bodies. But Aerie’s commercial for the launch of the Sunnie bra makes us want to get up and dance. The pop ballad “Love Yourself” blasting in the background may have something to do with it, but these women—a mix of models, designers, bloggers, and Aerie fans—really look like they’re having the best time.

They’re not trying to be anything but themselves, and it’s just fun to watch. “Don’t worry about fitting in,” says Yecca Zeng, an Aerie bra designer. “Standing out is way more fun.” We like the sound of that.

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