#ThighReading: Latest Body Positive Hashtag Has Women Celebrating Their Perfectly Imperfect Thighs

It’s the latest body positive social media movement aimed at celebrating individual uniqueness over some manufactured ideal.

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Thunder Thighs: Where My Strong Legs Have Carried Me, And How I Learned To Love Them

“When I was riding, I felt like I was flying. I found a new way to dance, balanced on two slick wheels, swerving and swirling downhill.”

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Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

“I would remind us that half of the humans are girls or women. So then why don’t we have all half of the scientists be women? What the heck?”

Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

This 5th Grader’s Science Project About Stuffed Animals And Germs Was Published In A Medical Journal

Because of Gaby’s science project, kids are able to bring their stuffed animals into the O.R. for comfort, minus the health risk.

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Maude White’s Paper Carvings Are Magnificent

August 4, 2015 by

Maude White is an incredible paper artist from Upstate New York. Using a surgical knife to make thousands of tiny meticulous cuts, Maude takes a sheet of paper and creates these exquisite works of art. “I feel that there are very few things in the world as reliable and constant as paper. Paper is everywhere and it has been telling stories for centuries,” ... [Read More]

These Girls Are Solving Math Calculations Using Hand Gestures And Mental Manipulation

These Girls Are Solving Math Calculations Using Hand Gestures And Mental Manipulation

August 3, 2015 by

It may look like a fun game, but these young math whizzes are showing off a unique technique to figure out math calculations. Using the abacus system of mental calculation the girls are manipulating an imaginary abacus, freeing them from needing a calculator or pencil and paper. ... [Read More]

Leakers Anonymous: New Ad Spot For Kegel Training Gadget Uses Humor To Address Female Incontinence

Leakers Anonymous: New Ad Spot For Kegel Training Gadget Uses Humor To Address Urinary Incontinence

July 31, 2015 by

Naama Bloom, founder of women's health company HelloFlo and the menarche marketing guru behind a string of viral first-period themed ads (e.g. "The Camp Gyno," "First Moon Party," and "The Period Fairy"), has lent her vagical sense of humor to help the makers of ... [Read More]

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Danit Peleg Is First Designer To 3D-Print A 5-Piece Fashion Collection At Home

July 31, 2015 by

Meet 27-year-old Danit Peleg, a 2015 graduate of the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Ramat Gan, Israel. In September 2014, she started working on a 5-piece collection for her degree in Fashion Design and decided to explore 3D-printing, a technology she barely knew anything about. After 9 months of research and development, ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Prep Your House For Vacation

“We are getting ready to go on our family vacation and do you have any good tips to prep your house before you leave? Thanks.” - WYSK Reader Wynonna NV: Hi Wynonna! Lemme get to your question right away cause it sounds like you're heading out on your vacay soon... lucky you!!! The most important thing I do when I leave for a stretch is turn off the water-main running to the interior of the house (tell ... [Read More]

Meet Ms. Muscle… April Atkins, The World’s Strongest Seventh Grader (In 1954)

Meet Ms. Muscle… April Atkins, The World’s Strongest Seventh Grader (In 1954)

July 30, 2015 by

In the mid-1950s on California's famed Muscle Beach, there was one individual who "routinely blew minds" by performing "utterly improbable feats of strength." Her name was April Atkins, and unlike the adult strongmen who flocked to this birthplace of the physical fitness boom, she was only in the seventh grade ... [Read More]

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Ask Your (Fill In The Blank) If Birth Control Is Right For You… A Reproductive Rights Parody Starring Amy Schumer

July 30, 2015 by

"Ask your doctor if birth control is right for you. Ask your boss. Ask your boss’s priest. Ask a Boy Scout. Ask a mailman…" This birth control "ad" aired back in April, during season 3, episode 1 of Inside Amy Schumer. It's a reproductive rights parody and it's spot-on. ... [Read More]

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The I’m Tired Project Highlights The Impact Of Microaggressions & Stereotypes

July 30, 2015 by

Inspired to do something that would make a difference, friends and recent college graduates Harriet Evans and Paula Akpan created The I’m Tired Project aiming to highlight the significance and lasting impact of microaggressions and stereotypes ... [Read More]