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One Direction Onesies And 11 Other Ridiculously Expensive Pieces Of Fan Merch

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2012 | 11:17 AM

How much would you shell out to wear a onesie designed by your favorite member of One Direction? The customized PJs, adorned with handprints from Harry, Louis, Liam, Niall, and Zayn, go for a whopping $129 - $159. Directioners predictably flipped for the idea, but weren't so thrilled...

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The Connecticut Shooting: From Inside The Newsroom

(3) Comments | Posted December 15, 2012 | 11:06 AM

Columbine struck the day before my 6th birthday. I have no memory of the event and didn't fully understand it until I was much older. I hesitate to say that the school shooting in Connecticut was more tragic than Columbine -- taking lives is horrifying, no matter what the circumstances...

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Harry Styles Gives Taylor Swift 23 Cupcakes For Her 23rd Birthday

(2) Comments | Posted December 14, 2012 | 9:37 AM

While her 23rd music video, "I Knew You Were Trouble," was being released, Taylor Swift was spending her 23rd birthday with new beau Harry Styles. And to celebrate the singer's big day yesterday, Styles treated her to a sweet gift: 23 cupcakes and...

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Louis Tomlinson Tattoo: One Direction's Zayn And Louis Get New Tattoos (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 2:24 PM

It's no secret that One Direction loves body art. Earlier this week, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson invited tattoo artist John Bahel to their hotel room in New York City to get inked -- again. Bahel tweeted, "I usually don't make house calls but made an exception for...

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What I Learned From Seeing One Direction At Madison Square Garden

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 10:28 AM

For the past year, I've been researching and writing about One Direction nearly every day. I'm not a Directioner and I don't run a 1D-themed Twitter or Tumblr -- I'm an intern at HuffPost Teen, and before that, at Seventeen magazine, and it's quite literally in my job description to...

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Hillary Husband, Cancer Survivor, Dances With Rockettes At Radio City Music Hall (WATCH)

(3) Comments | Posted December 3, 2012 | 11:40 AM

When 19-year-old Hillary Husband dances, she flashes a bright smile and exudes energy. Unless you knew about her five-year struggle with cancer, you would never guess how much she's had to overcome to stand on stage as an Honorary Rockette at Radio City Music Hall.

At 14, Hillary was...

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Best Pick-Up Lines From Justin Bieber's Album 'Believe'

(27) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 11:12 AM

The Biebs is known to be something of a Romeo, and his most recent album "Believe" is stocked full of smooth lyrics that could easily sweep girls off their feet. We had to wonder -- if Justin used his lyrics as pick-up lines, would that bring him sweet...

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5 Ways The Holidays Are Different Now That I'm In College

(2) Comments | Posted November 24, 2012 | 7:26 AM

As much as I love going to school at NYU, I'm thrilled to go home to Boston for Thanksgiving. A full week of family, traditions, and delicious pumpkin pie is exactly what this stressed-out student needs. But one of the best parts of Thanksgiving at home is actually going home....

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Video Game Effects: Teen Gamers Better At Virtual Surgery Than Medical Residents (WATCH)

(179) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 4:00 PM

Here's some interesting news to tell Mom next time she reminds you to turn off your video game and start your homework: Scientists at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston pitted high school sophomore gamers, college gamers, and medical residents against each other to see which group...

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Taylor Swift Dating: 'Red' Singer Offers Love Advice In Seventeen Magazine

(9) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 10:58 AM

Taylor Swift's "Red" is the ultimate relationship album. From powering through break-ups ("We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together") to finding new love after being burned ("Begin Again"), Taylor knows a thing or two about dating. She's like your cool, older friend whose advice you can always trust....

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Break Up Before College Or Stay Together? 10 Factors To Consider Before Making A Decision

(4) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 10:38 AM

Dating in high school can turn your world upside down: One minute, you're nervously decoding every ounce of meaning from your crush's texts; the next, you're making out in hallways and updating your status to Facebook official. It's thrilling… while it lasts. But once graduation rolls around, every couple needs...

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Demi And Selena: Singer Tweets Messages Of Positivity After Justin Bieber Breakup

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2012 | 11:37 AM

On Saturday night, Demi Lovato tweeted a string of messages about positivity, faith and love. Might they have been directed to Selena Gomez? The two have reportedly been besties since they first appeared side-by-side on "Barney" as little kids. While Demi has admitted they aren't as...

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Celebrities Dancing: 10 Hilarious Clips Of Celebrities Dancing Awkwardly (WATCH)

(21) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 10:19 PM

You might not feeling comfortable busting out your craziest dance moves unless you're alone in your bedroom with the door locked. But the mantra "dance like nobody's watching" isn't quite as easy when you're a superstar with millions of fans hanging on to your every move. Some of our favorite...

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District3, 'X Factor UK' Boy Band, Covers One Direction's 'Little Things' (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 2:04 PM

From one British boy band to the next, One Direction's "Little Things" is the song that keeps on giving. Another "X Factor UK"-created band, District3, put their own spin on the song this past weekend. Band members Dan Ferrari-Lane (19), Micky Parsons (18), and Greg West (18) crowded...

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Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit School For Teen Moms, Educates Young Mothers (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 11:22 AM

At the Catherine Ferguson Academy in Detroit, 220 high school girls learn from their teachers, take notes, and bond with friends. At first glance, it's just your typical high school -- until you see the early childhood education center down the hall. The academy is one of four...

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Girls' Halloween Costumes: 8 Fierce Outfit Ideas That Are Classy -- Not Trashy

(4) Comments | Posted October 28, 2012 | 10:33 AM

Picking a Halloween costume can be a challenge for girls who aren't looking to slip into something sexy for the night. On October 31, a short, tight black dress plus a police hat is suddenly a "police officer," and a short, tight black dress plus a pair of animal ears...

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Debby Ryan On 'Secret Of The Wings,' 'JESSIE,' And Her Most Daring Decision

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 2:24 PM

"Dweebs are the new chic," Debby Ryan announced when we sat down for an interview at the HuffPost offices in New York. She proves it, too. Born in Alabama, the 19-year-old actress got her big break as Bailey on The Suite Life on Deck in 2008. Now, she stars as...

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Perry Hall High School: Two Months After Shooting, Community Celebrates Homecoming (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 12:17 PM

Perry Hall High School's homecoming this year featured marching bands, dancing and community-wide festivities. The celebration was a welcome change of pace from the start of the school year, when a 15-year-old opened fire in the cafeteria on the first day of classes. He fired two shots before...

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Alessandra Guercio, Teen 'Voice' Contestant, Saved By Christina Aguilera (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 12:34 PM

You know you've got a shot in the music business when Christina Aguilera is rooting for her you -- and that's exactly what happened last night for 17-year-old "The Voice" contestant Alessandra Guercio. Adam Levine had Alessandra and 17-year-old Kayla Nevarez battle through their dynamic rendition of...

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Harry Styles New Tattoos: One Direction Singer Reaches 24 Pieces Of Body Art (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 5:35 PM

Harry Styles just got inked again! Feeling déjà vu? Although the One Direction singer just added a whole slew of new tattoos last month to his growing collection, that didn't stop him from getting a few more. Scroll down for a full photo of the new...

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