The Nugs: Millennial Homeowners & Beyoncé's Public Pregnancy

 
 Erik Madigan Heck for TIME

 Erik Madigan Heck for TIME

On this day: In 1988 in Tottenham, England, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins was born, officially gracing the world with a voice and talent that would earn her fifteen Grammy awards, over 100 million records sold, and spots on TIME’s list of most influential people in 2012 and 2016, all before saying “Hello from the other side” of 30. Happy 29th, Adele!
 

  • If you’re the kind of person that’s constantly stressing out about everything you have to do, and then stressing about how much you’re stressing, well, there’s good news: A recent study shows that worriers are generally more prepared for the future and make healthier choices. Turns out prepping for the worst case scenario isn’t so bad after all.
     
  • As our reality seems to be creeping closer to a misogynist dystopia with each passing day, Buzzfeed sat down with the three costume designers from The Matrix, The Hunger Games, and The Handmaid’s Tale to discuss their various approaches to dressing female heroes for survival.
     
  • Harper’s Bazaar published a great piece on why feminism doesn’t mean you have to like every woman you come across. It’s a welcome relief in a world where everyone on the internet wants to tell you Why You’re Doing Feminism Bad, because after all, “sometimes humans do not like other humans, because of their own individual set of preferences and values.”
     
  • Even in the new landscape of the gig economy with Uber and Airbnb, and millennials’ penchant for throwing out old traditions like buying an excess of material things, it turns out that most still dream of being able to own a home.


-Tori Borengasser

 
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