Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

“When, how, and why did size zero become the norm when two thirds of women are considered ‘plus-size’ sitting between a size 10 to 14?”

Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

LEGO Minifigures Continue To Include More Women In STEM And Non-Traditional Fields

First there was Professor C. Bodin. Then came the trio of female scientists from the Research Institute. Now there are even more women minifigs with really cool jobs…

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One Of The Most Famous Women In The World Gets A Caffeinated Makeover

“This Mona Lisa painting is a mixture of Greek Coffee and Espresso brewed specifically to create the dark shades and to give the old vintage feel to it.”

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Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

“If I’ll be half as cool and alive as these two women, I will not be afraid of getting old.”

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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We’re Psyched And You’re Invited…

June 29, 2015 by

Who is in? Click here to register for what will be a most awesome adventure for the mind, body and spirit. Larger version of the invite here. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 4th Of July Safety And Awareness Checklist

As we get ready to celebrate our great nation’s birthday, let’s run down this 4th of July safety and awareness checklist I’ve created so we can all have a blast this weekend... but only the good kind! ... [Read More]

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She Printed The First Copy Of The Declaration of Independence With All The Signers’ Names

July 3, 2015 by

Mary Katherine Goddard (1738-1816) was a trailblazing newspaper publisher, as well as the first female postmaster in colonial America. But what makes this independent and courageous woman truly extraordinary is that in 1777 she printed the very first copy of the Declaration of Independence ... [Read More]

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Powerful Portraits Of Women With Alopecia

July 2, 2015 by

Sigga Ella, an Icelandic photographer and the Baldvin association, also based in Iceland, have created a powerful and stunning series of portraits to spread awareness about Alopecia, an Autoimmune disorder that results in hair loss. Seven women with the disorder volunteered to participate in the series to push against the gender stereotypes that exist about how women should look. ... [Read More]

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The Illustrated Women In Science Comic Series

July 2, 2015 by

We recently came across an outrageously entertaining series of comics called The Illustrated Women In Science by math and science teacher, and dad to two daughters, Dale DeBakcsy. The series, which features great historical and current scientists, celebrates the brilliance of these women and the “absurdities that too often surrounded them.” ... [Read More]

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The Girl With The Purple Cane… On A Mission To Destigmatize Assistive Devices And Make Fashion Retail More Inclusive

July 2, 2015 by

On March 30, 2012, Liz Jackson woke up and “literally fell out of bed.” She was diagnosed with something called idiopathic neuropathy, an illness that affects the sensory and motor nerves of the peripheral nervous system, ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About “America’s First Lady Of The Air” Harriet Quimby

July 1, 2015 by

Harriet Quimby (1875-1912) was many things during her short-lived life: an actress, journalist, photographer, and most notably a pilot. In fact, she was the first American woman to become a licensed pilot, and the first woman to fly the English Channel. Once described as "a tomboy full of verve and spunk who was prepared to try anything," this woman lived up ... [Read More]

Woman Covers Guns ‘N Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine”… On A Violin

Woman Covers Guns ‘N Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine”… On A Violin

July 1, 2015 by

Cathie King, a talented violinist who plays with a professional string quartet in Phoenix, AZ, did a solo cover version of Guns 'N Roses "Sweet Child O' Mine" using nothing but her violin... and it's spectacular! PS - According to a comment Cathie recently posted on her YouTube channel, Slash and the boys have seen her beautiful ode to their 1988 rock ... [Read More]

Short Film Captures Resilience Of Syrian Women Living In Refugee Camps

Short Film Captures Resilience Of Syrian Women Living In Refugee Camps

July 1, 2015 by

“Over three million Syrian refugees have fled their country due to the civil war.” Data provided by the United Nations shows that women and children make up more than 75% of that total, with hundreds of thousands fleeing to refugee camps along Turkey's southern border. ... [Read More]