Happy weekend, Fug Nation!

– This was such an interesting piece, on Okay Africa: The Hidden World Of Harlem’s African Braiders

– At Glamour, an in-depth examination of what “American beauty” means, and traditional beauty standards, in the words of Yara Shahidi,  Nura Afia, Jamie Brewer, Tinashe, and a lot of other cool and interesting people.

– Per Vanity Fair, Brie Larson Says Not Clapping for Casey Affleck at the Oscars “Speaks for Itself”

– Via Nautilus: This College Student Is Writing Women Back into the History of Science

– The fact that J Lo and A Rod are dating feels SO RIGHT. [Lainey]

– Vulture checks in with the cast of Buffy on the occasion of its twentieth anniversary.

– And Giles wrote a piece about it for The Guardian! Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a feminist parable for everyone – including me

– Bonkers, at The Mirror: Stunning 700-year-old giant cave used by Knights Templar found behind a rabbit hole in the British countryside. Are we sure this isn’t a Monty Python sketch?

– Via Celebitchy, Jen Garner and Ben Affleck have called off their divorce. Oh, girl. On one hand: Props for working on your marriage. On the other: Man, this dude is A LOT of work.

– At Pajiba, Patrick Stewart cooing at a puppy is what we all need now.

– At The New Potato: Iris Apfel On Personal Style

– Thanks to Refinery29, I am ready to think about some sandals.

– Look at these awesome dioramas! [Atlas Obscura]

– Revelist recreated the Gap’s ’90s campaign to find out if those clothes are still wearable. (They decided yes, but I think I’m too old to return to that scene.)

– LOVE THIS! The folks at Forever YA on how to throw a The Royal We-themed party!

There are a few posts here on GFY we hope you didn’t miss, as well:

We’ve got a great giveaway for the 20th anniversary of Buffy.

In honor of International Women’s Day, we did a Brag Post, where all of you told us what you’ve been doing that’s awesome, and make no mistake, you guys are awesome. This post was the best pick-me-up I had all week; it’s totally inspiring.

Heather put together a really interesting piece wherein we all try to decide which designer had the best, and the worst, awards season as a whole. Definitely check that out.