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The Best Kind Of Selfie: 11 Times You Need To Take An 'Usie'

When Ellen Degeneres broke Twitter with the group photo she snapped at the Oscars, she probably didn't think she'd end up coining a term. The "Usie," which is pronounced "uss-ee," and rhymes with "hug me" (you're welcome Robin Thicke) refers to a photo that's taken with other people, but by someone in the photo. To put it simply, one expert described the "Usie" as being "more about the relationship, and less about you and your hair."

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22 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About 'Friends'

Thanks to constant re-runs, we've never truly said goodbye to our Friends. After all, life would be pretty dang boring without Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Monica, Phoebe and Ross, so we may as well keep obsessing over them! Here are some 22 little-known facts about our fave TV sitcom:

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We need more taxi drivers like Travis Bickle and less like the creep I had to deal with.

I Was Sexually Harassed In A Cab

Never in my life have I wanted to identify as anything but female … until I got into a cab in NYC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. I was headed to a meeting and it was too hot to walk without turning into a sweaty mess, and I knew I would never make it on time. I decided to suck it up and hail a cab to head east. I should have walked. The minute I got in the back seat and stated my destination, the late-20, maybe early 30-something cabbie immediately began to sexually harass me. 

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Hot, Hot, Hot! 11 Ways To Have The Sexiest Summer Yet

1. Look As Hot As the Weather (Always!) "Make sure that you have your best most beautiful smile going," says ESSENCE.com sex columnist Abiola Abrams of AbiolaTV.com. "I see the most gorgeous women around the city looking sour and miserable. If you're a single woman, you should always leave your house looking the way you'd want Mr. Right to meet you." 2. Become Different Characters

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Let's take on the world!

Feeling Down? 12 Ways To Be On-Top-Of-The-World Happy!

Whether it's cutting ties with an emotionally draining friend, saying 'no' to something you really want to say 'no' to, or even just implementing healthier foods into your diet, there are steps you can take to ensure you lead a happy life!

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Art puts stars in their eyes.

How 5th Grade Art Class Improved My Sex Life

Cutting art programs from schools is an American epidemic. Now it's up to parents and people in the know to stop the blight. Art is a magical avenue to a better world, a brighter future, more interesting humans and, truth be told, it can even make you a better lover.

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This canine companion has mastered the art of throwing shade.

10 Dogs Who Are Tired Of Being The Third Wheel

Dogs: They're man's best friend ... until that man gets a new girlfriend. And if you've ever had a canine companion, you already know how jealous they can be of newborn babies, dates, family members, really anyone who comes into intimate contact with you. They're kind of attention hogs. And new research from the University of California, San Diego, proved it. Psychologists videotaped how 36 dogs would react to their owners when they showed affection to animatronic stuffed dogs.

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Oh, Honey: 6 Seriously-Sweet Beauty Picks To Try This Summer

You know the old saying: "You get more boys (er, bees) with honey." And, with major beauty benefits (moisturizing and anti-aging to name a few), it's not hard to see there's a lot more to the gooey golden staple than meets the eye — or tastebud. Read on for our menu of tried-and-true treats to try today.