8@8: your morning scoop

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Today is...

National Waffle Day. Leggo our Eggo!

News of the Day: 

+ Adam Brody confirms that Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester and Zuzanna Szadkowski are still best friends. XOXO, BB. 

+ Outside Lands Festival just announced its killer lineup. Tickets are available Thursday, but we're already booking our flights to San Francisco.

+ M. Gemi, a new women's footwear brand providing handcrafted Italian footwear at an accessible price, has launched!

Twitter is facing a lawsuit for discriminating against female employees. Chirp, chirp!

+ Because the truth is still out there: X-Files to make a TV comeback. (Yes!!!!!)

Deal of the Day: 

 Because wedding and prom season are coming up, Saks is offering 20% off selected party dresses with the code Dress15. 

Advice of the Day: 

"Make a difference about something other than yourselves." - Toni Morrison

GIF of the Day: