Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”

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As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

Forty-five years ago she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department and has never left.

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

The tech startup founder also covers why it’s awesome, and how perspective matters.

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Passover… The Festival, The Symbolism, The Food For Thought

To our friends celebrating, we wish you a Spring fresh with new promises and a Passover blossoming with joy.

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Meet The WYSK Who Put The Wonder In Wonder Woman

April 18, 2014 by

If you were raised in the 70’s, you likely grew up with Lynda Carter’s version of Wonder Woman, a smart, beautiful and incredibly strong superhero who spun her way into viewers' hearts and imaginations. Captivated by her golden lasso and bulletproof bracelets, we watched her death defying leaps and jumps as she caught the bad guy week after week. What we didn’t know ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Use Eggshells In 6 Unexpectedly Egg-cellent Ways

Easter is upon us! So are all of the fun family egg related activities - coloring, decorating, hiding, hunting, basket filling, devil-ing (my Aunt Rose’s deviled eggs are our holiday favorite!). An egg-stravaganza of eggs! But did you know that eggshells are A LOT more than they’re cracked up to be? Turns out eggshells offer many natural DIY uses in the home and garden. So in the likely ... [Read More]

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What Women & Men Think Ideal Female And Male Bodies Look Like

April 17, 2014 by

The UK-based lingerie and sex toy company BlueBella, recently asked a group of women and men to describe what they think the perfect woman and man would look like. The test group, which was made up of 500 women and 500 men, used the body parts and features of celebrities to “build” the perfect body from head to toe. ... [Read More]

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Kitchen Throw Down: Cool Countertop Finishes Set To Dethrone Granite

April 17, 2014 by

When it launched in July 2012, Whirlpool’s Ice Collection rode into the kitchen design scene like a futuristic knight in shining white (or black) armor (actually mirrored-glass), rescuing kitchen renovators and home buyers from the propaganda that’s painfully drilled into viewers heads by almost every HGTV show participant… that “stainless steel appliances” are the ... [Read More]

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What Anthony Mackie (aka The Falcon) Says Little Girls Deserve

April 17, 2014 by

Actor Anthony Mackie is currently starring as The Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. In a recent interview with Geek Dad, he was asked how he feels about being the first African-American superhero. He replied, "It’s cool," and added, "it’s exciting," before moving on to talk about role models for kids. That’s when he brought up the subject of women and girls… he ... [Read More]

“I Touch Myself”, A Breast Cancer Anthem In Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

“I Touch Myself”, A Breast Cancer Anthem In Tribute To Chrissy Amphlett

April 16, 2014 by

Released in December 1990, the single "I Touch Myself" was the the Australian rock band Divinyls biggest hit. When the Divinyls' frontwoman, Chrissy Amphlett, found out that her breast cancer was terminal, she had one last dream, a new vision for the hit song. Originally a groundbreaking celebration of female sexuality, she wanted to make it ... [Read More]

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Cool Dad Sam Farmer Brings Bodywashing, NOT Brainwashing To Teen Personal Care Products Aisle

April 16, 2014 by

John Marcotte is “One Of The Coolest Dads We Know”. So it’s no surprise that he introduced us to another Dad equally deserving of this esteemed WYSK title. Meet Sam Farmer. After an eye opening experience buying deodorant for his adolescent son and daughter, the stay at home Dad went on a mission ... [Read More]

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Photographer Reimagines Classical Paintings Featuring His 6-Year Old Daughter

April 16, 2014 by

Finding inspiration from classical paintings from artists such as Rembrandt, Raphael and Vemeer, Australian portrait photographer Bill Gekas, his wife Nikoleta and daughter Athena have put their family talents together to pay tribute to the old masters. Bill has always had an admiration and respect for the works by old master painters, which ... [Read More]