Kasia Galazka

Lana Del Rey - Born to DieUnbest
I fell in maddening love with Lana Del Rey for the sorcery of her beauty. Everything about her is conjured, but in such a hyperbolically feminine way that I can’t help but exhale with my own lip-biting fantasizing. Crowns of flowers? Sexy surrealist alligator straddling? Nether regions that taste like high-fructose corn syrup? Where did I go wrong?

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Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
Unbest

I fell in maddening love with Lana Del Rey for the sorcery of her beauty. Everything about her is conjured, but in such a hyperbolically feminine way that I can’t help but exhale with my own lip-biting fantasizing. Crowns of flowers? Sexy surrealist alligator straddling? Nether regions that taste like high-fructose corn syrup? Where did I go wrong?

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Review: Twin ShadowPitchfork 
Memorable attire: George Lewis Jr.’s black kufi
Percent of people who look like they were born in the 1980s: 98
Sweatiest audience member: Guy in dog suit
Least sweaty audience member: Dude in American-flag thong
Number of basketball jerseys within five-foot vicinity: Three
Most obstructive audience technology: Camcorder
Song that could have been on a John Hughes-curated soundtrack: “When We’re Dancing”
Crowd favorite: “Castles in the Snow”
Best “Now what?” post-set comment: “Let’s go watch Destroyer and fall asleep.”
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Review: Twin Shadow
Pitchfork

  • Memorable attire: George Lewis Jr.’s black kufi
  • Percent of people who look like they were born in the 1980s: 98
  • Sweatiest audience member: Guy in dog suit
  • Least sweaty audience member: Dude in American-flag thong
  • Number of basketball jerseys within five-foot vicinity: Three
  • Most obstructive audience technology: Camcorder
  • Song that could have been on a John Hughes-curated soundtrack: “When We’re Dancing”
  • Crowd favorite: “Castles in the Snow”
  • Best “Now what?” post-set comment: “Let’s go watch Destroyer and fall asleep.”

Carnal Clues: You, in EuphoriaPsychology TodayA trip to cloud nine tingles from head to toe. But when you’re elated, what exactly puts that bounce in your step? Researchers are just beginning to unravel the physiology of euphoria because it’s hard to induce and test in a lab, says Sarah Pressman, a psychologist at the University of Kansas. So until someone proposes to his girlfriend while she’s hooked up to electrodes, here’s what we know about the biology of joy.

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Carnal Clues: You, in Euphoria
Psychology Today

A trip to cloud nine tingles from head to toe. But when you’re elated, what exactly puts that bounce in your step? Researchers are just beginning to unravel the physiology of euphoria because it’s hard to induce and test in a lab, says Sarah Pressman, a psychologist at the University of Kansas. So until someone proposes to his girlfriend while she’s hooked up to electrodes, here’s what we know about the biology of joy.

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Carnal Clues: The Physiology of FuryPsychology Today
After a few dropped calls, you feel an urge to Hulk-smash your phone. Or maybe, trembling, you vividly imagine yourself smacking the office gum-chewer. Why? Anger instantly highjacks your body and prepares it to either fight or scamper away, says PT blogger and anger expert Steven Stosny, author of Love Without Hurt. Here’s the biology behind the unforgettable sensation of white-hot wrath.

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Carnal Clues: The Physiology of Fury
Psychology Today

After a few dropped calls, you feel an urge to Hulk-smash your phone. Or maybe, trembling, you vividly imagine yourself smacking the office gum-chewer. Why? Anger instantly highjacks your body and prepares it to either fight or scamper away, says PT blogger and anger expert Steven Stosny, author of Love Without Hurt. Here’s the biology behind the unforgettable sensation of white-hot wrath.

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Hit the PavementMen’s Health
The 50th anniversary edition of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road comes out this month. What better time to pay homage? Just skip the booze and Benzedrine.Call some friends, pack a duffel, grab some CDs. It’s the ultimate American triad: you, a car and a highway. We’ve compiled a short list of favorites, but we want you to add some as well.So find your keys and your sense of adventure, and gas up.

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Hit the Pavement
Men’s Health

The 50th anniversary edition of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road comes out this month. What better time to pay homage? Just skip the booze and Benzedrine.

Call some friends, pack a duffel, grab some CDs. It’s the ultimate American triad: you, a car and a highway. We’ve compiled a short list of favorites, but we want you to add some as well.

So find your keys and your sense of adventure, and gas up.

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How to Lower Your STD OddsMen’s HealthYou may think you know everything you need to know about STDs: Syphilis was a threat, like, 200 years ago, HPV is a woman thing, and HIV is really scary—but would never happen to you. Plus, you wear condoms like a good, responsible guy, so you have nothing to worry about, right?

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How to Lower Your STD Odds
Men’s Health

You may think you know everything you need to know about STDs: Syphilis was a threat, like, 200 years ago, HPV is a woman thing, and HIV is really scary—but would never happen to you. Plus, you wear condoms like a good, responsible guy, so you have nothing to worry about, right?

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