Fix-It Friday: The Electric Toothbrush… A Surprisingly Kickass Household Grime Fighter

Why home improvement pro and DIY expert Norma Vally considers the electric toothbrush “the best little cleaning tool I’ve come across in years.”


The Magic Yarn Project: Handcrafted Fairy Tale Wigs For Brave Kids Battling Cancer

“These little girls need to keep their scalps covered and warm – so why not provide them with a comfortable head-covering that allows them an escape from their cancer?”


Pascalle Lepas Created Princess King, Then Social Media Took Her Viral Comic From Her

“I made it, but it’s not mine anymore. Very few people know about Pascalle Lepas, the creator of Princess King. They just know about this one comic with the angry little girl.”


Hollywood Legends Get Down To Uptown Funk… Don’t Believe Us Just Watch

An epic mashup featuring the likes of Shirley Temple, Ginger Rogers, Eleanor Powell, Judy Garland, Ruby Keeler, Rita Hayworth, Ann Miller, Cyd Charisse, etc.

Hollywood Legends Get Down To Uptown Funk… Don’t Believe Us Just Watch

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Flight Of The Lady Hawk: All-Women Air Force Crew Broke Military Flight Record

November 24, 2015 by

This month marks the first anniversary of Lady Hawk Day in the city of Grand Forks, ND. Mayor Mike Brown established the day in recognition of the “Flight of the Lady Hawk,” the longest flight without air refueling on record for a military aircraft, led by an all-women team. The idea for the record-breaking flight came from 348th ... [Read More]


Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up Featuring Four Pioneering Chefs

November 24, 2015 by

Thanksgiving... the 48 hour countdown is officially on. So if you're in charge of the feast or contributing to one, and are still in need of some culinary inspiration, we thought we'd give you a WYSKy hand by sharing this recap of a special series we ran in 2011. Every day of Thanksgiving week that year - our launch year - we celebrated a few of our favorite, pioneering ... [Read More]


This Girl’s Birthday Celebration Included Wrapping Street Poles With Winter Gear For Those In Need

November 24, 2015 by

Last winter we shared a story about Chase the Chill, a coalition of stitchers and groups that make scarves and distribute them in public places, for anyone to take. So it warmed our hearts when we saw this group of young girls tying coats and other ... [Read More]


It’s Not Rude to Say No: A PSA to Nice Girls

November 23, 2015 by

By Dominique Matti - I get it. I used to be you. Sometimes I still am. Conflating kindness with being a doormat, being carried by the current of the will of others. But today I want to tell you that what you’ve been told is “nice” is really just eating shit with a smile. Let’s talk about what many really mean when they talk about the “nice girl.” ... [Read More]


The Extraordinary Life Of Frida Kahlo Illustrated

November 23, 2015 by

The story of Frida Kahlo has been shared on the big screen and in numerous books, and now, the extraordinary life of the visionary artist is summarized in one delightful comic by comedian, writer and cartoonist Sissy Biscuit (yes, it’s a pen name). In an email to WYSK, Sissy shared that she fell in love with the artist when she was a teenager. “I was very sick with acute Lyme disease ... [Read More]

5-Year-Old Eduarda Henklein Rocks Like A Boss With Jaw Dropping Drum Cover

5-Year-Old Eduarda Henklein Rocks Like A Boss With Jaw Dropping Drum Cover

November 23, 2015 by

Ok. Stop what you’re doing, turn up the volume, and prepare to be blown away by this 5-year-old's jaw dropping drum cover of "Chop Suey" by System Of A Down. Her facial expressions are as priceless as her drumming... and the best part is she looks like she's having a total blast, while she's rockin' like a boss! ... [Read More]

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A Day With NASA Engineer Denisse Aranda

November 20, 2015 by

Denisse Aranda came to the United States from Venezuela to follow her dream of becoming a mechanical engineer at NASA. She first started working at NASA in 2008 as an undergraduate researcher, and today is a Contamination Control Engineer doing research and analysis in the areas of aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, flight mechanics, and structures of NASA’s future ... [Read More]


Artist Creates Portraits Of Modern Women On A Manual Typewriter With Historic Feminist Texts

November 20, 2015 by

Leslie Nichols is an accomplished Kentucky-based artist whose primary medium is the manual typewriter or what she calls "an early tool of the secretary." She uses it to create the most stunningly haunting images of women with nothing but typed text. Her recent series, Textual Portraits, features images of ... [Read More]