Emily Calandrelli Shows Off Coolest Aspects Of Space In New FOX Series For Teens

“I want to show a more relatable side to STEM and help get young students to try it out because it might just be for them.”

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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Bravely Announces HPV Diagnosis On Twitter

We cannot think of a greater act of selfless bravery. Brava Madam Speaker.

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Women Of The Mountain: Stories Of Six Women Rising Above

Life isn’t about finishing first, life is about going beyond your limits.

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The Indie Chicks: Raising Awareness And Spreading Self-Empowerment To Women

“The Indie Chick is everything that mainstream media for women is not.”

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Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

August 22, 2014 by

Spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti doesn’t like the objectifying lyrics and images that have become so prevalent in popular music today, so she wrote some of her own. Oh, and she has a little advice for “her girl” Beyoncé… right on! ... [Read More]

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Fix It Friday: Popcorn Ceiling Makeover… What To Do When You’ve Got Popcorn Over Concrete

"I bought a condo with popcorn ceilings. The concrete under the popcorn is slabs. I am told that the seam will always show, if  the popcorn is removed and the ceiling glazed and then painted. My contractor is suggesting to gyproc the whole ceiling. Is there a special silicon or caulking that can be sanded and painted, and that will not ... [Read More]

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Female Gamers Are Not To Be Ignored

August 21, 2014 by

The gaming industry is expected to generate sales of $100 billion this year, and they have women to thank for that! Yep, the gaming world, which notoriously depicts women in demeaning and unrealistic ways, or ignores them altogether, and which has been regularly criticized for its treatment of female gamers, has finally recognized the importance of targeting women as a way to boost its ... [Read More]

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National Senior Citizens Day: This Is What 60 Looks Like

August 21, 2014 by

On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed every August 21st to be National Senior Citizens Day. He said, "For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt salute." But at what age do we all get magically promoted to the esteemed senior set? ... [Read More]

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Daughters Of A Cymbal Maker: Zildjian Women Are The New Keepers Of A 400 Year Old Legacy

August 21, 2014 by

What do the greatest rock bands, orchestras, jazz ensembles, and marching bands have in common? Zildjian… a percussion brand that is synonymous with the finest cymbals in the world. In Turkish or Armenian, the centuries old word means “son of a cymbal maker.” But today it has evolved to include the “daughters of a cymbal maker,” ... [Read More]

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Love Your Lines Encourages Women To Celebrate Their Stretch Marks

August 20, 2014 by

Earlier this week, two moms launched the Love Your Lines Instagram account, to encourage women to post photos of their stretch marks to celebrate what their bodies actually look like. The idea came from a conversation the friends were having about how their bodies had changed after childbirth. Approximately 80 percent of Americans have stretch marks, ... [Read More]

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A One In 8.4 Million Chance Meeting Between A Young Woman With A Dream And A Pioneering Female Firefighter

August 20, 2014 by

To toast the three year anniversary of our founders meeting WYSK Brenda Berkman, who became the subject of the very first video profile we premiered on our site, the ladies headed over to the W Hotel for an evening of celebratory cocktails. They never could have predicted what ... [Read More]

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Yoga Journal Has a Major Body Image Issue, and By Issue, I Mean Problem

August 20, 2014 by

By hollypenny  - Yoga Journal (YJ) has a major body image issue, and I’m not talking about the latest one with Hilaria Baldwin on the cover. Actually, I kind of am, but it goes a lot deeper than that. YogaDork recently posted a peek at the suspected new Yoga Journal website, complete with diet tips and lots of Lululemon sponsorship, ... [Read More]