The 18 Best Articles We Read in 2018

From bachelorette parties and bagel gurus to con men and canine clones, these are the absolute best articles we read in 2018.

The Best Books We Read in 2018

bachelorette party in nashville
Stacy Kranitz for BuzzFeed News

If You've Ever Begrudgingly Worn A T-shirt That Read 'bride Squad' In Purple Rhinestones...

Read about how Nashville became the bachelorette capital of the world. (BuzzFeed)

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Thomas Prior for Vanity Fair

If You've Ever Experienced The Devastation Of Losing A Pet...

Read about the controversial practice of dog cloning, and the grieving pet parents who pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to do it. (Vanity Fair)

hollywood reporter
The Hollywood Reporter

If You Wish The 'ocean's' Movies Were Real...

Read about the cunning thief who’s been targeting Hollywood insiders and scheming them out of thousands of dollars. (The Hollywood Reporter

kit kat products in japan
Spencer Lowell for The New York Times

If You've Experienced The Unparalleled Greatness That Is A Kit Kat Bar...

Read about how the candy has become an indispensable part of Japanese culture. (The New York Times Magazine)

mcdonalds monopoly
Elizabeth Brockway for The Daily Beast

If You Have Fond Memories Of Playing Mcdonald's Monopoly...

Read about how an ex-cop rigged the game and stole millions of dollars. (The Daily Beast)

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FINLAY MACKAY for Highline

If You Can't Keep The Barrage Of Conflicting Diet Advice Being Thrown At You From Every Direction Every Day Straight...

Read about how everything we as a society know about obesity is actually wrong. (Highline)

dior feminist shirt
los angeles review of books

If You've Seen More 'the Future Is Female' Tees Than You Can Count...

Read about the sometimes false activism of wearing a political slogan tee.  (Los Angeles Review of Books)

st josephs orphanage in vermont
Ian MacLellan for BuzzFeed News

If You Want To Read A Story So Unbelievable, You'll Check (multiple Times) If It's Actually True...

Read about the decades of horrific abuse incurred by children at a Catholic orphanage in Vermont. (BuzzFeed)

johnny depp rolling stone portrait
Matt Mahurin for Rolling Stone

If You've Always Had A Weird Feeling About Johnny Depp...

Read an engrossing profile of the actor that, albeit momentarily, captivated a nation. (Rolling Stone)

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Lani Kai Island Resort

If You Have Fond (or Not So Fond) Memories Of Day Drinking And Wet T-shirt Contests...

Read about a resort in Fort Myers, Florida, where it’s always Spring Break. (Topic)

Ariel Zambelich for the atlantic

If You Couldn't Get Enough Of the L.a. Times' 'dirty John' Series...

Read about another con man who charmed women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars—until they banded together. (The Atlantic)

vice youtuber
Chris Bethell for vice

If You're Still Reeling From The News That A 7-year-old Youtube Star Made $22 Million This Year...

Read about the often isolating lives of professional YouTubers. (Vice)

ny mag roommate
Bobby Doherty for New York Magazine

If You Thought It Was Bad When Your Roommate Finished Your Greek Yogurt That One Time...

Read a roommate horror story so horrible, you’ll be thankful you made it out of college and your early 20s alive. (New York Magazine)

sf chronicle fire
Guy Wathen for The Chronicle

If You're Obsessively Tracking The California Wildfires...

Read a harrowing story about death and survival during the Carr Fire this past summer. (The San Francisco Chronicle)

losing laura hero
Peter DeMarco for the boston globe

If You've Ever Complained About A Long Wait At The Doctor's Office...

Read about a woman whose death exposed major flaws in Massachusetts’s emergency response system. (Boston Globe)

gq cult of betterness
Simon Abranowicz for gq

If You Binge-watched 'wild Wild Country'...

Read about one writer’s wild journey into L.A.’s “cult of betterness.” (GQ)

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AFP/Getty Images

If You've Been Seeing Cbd Everywhere Lately...

Read about whether or not the crazy-popular cannabis compound is actually a huge scam. (Vox)

burlington bagels
Evan Weiss for the burlington free press

If You (rightfully) Think That Bagels Make Everything Better...

Read about a carby day in the life of Vermont’s best bagel maker. (Burlington Free Press)

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Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...