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Meet Alice Catherine Evans… She’s Why Our Milk Is Safe To Drink

March 4, 2014 by

From Pennsylvania farm girl to true heroine of American microbiology, Alice Catherine Evans (1881 - 1975) made one of the most medically important discoveries of the 20th-century. Unable to afford college, she started her career in 1901 as an elementary school teacher. But when Cornell University offered a free class on nature to rural teachers, Alice jumped at the chance ... [Read More]

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WATCH: This Amazing 12-Year-Old Girl Launches Hello Kitty Into The Stratosphere

March 4, 2014 by

Space exploration isn’t limited to NASA. Lauren Rojas was just 12 years old when she built a space balloon and launched her Hello Kitty doll into the Stratosphere for a school science fair to test “the effects of altitude on air pressure and temperature”. ... [Read More]

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ThirdLove App Uses Selfies To Customize The Perfect Bra For You

March 4, 2014 by

We’ve seen it before, the attempt to try and revolutionize breast measuring and provide solutions for the perfect fitting bra. So far, we haven’t been overly impressed by what’s out there, but with patented new technology, ThirdLove takes its turn at transforming the sizing and fit dilemmas women often encounter. ... [Read More]

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Happy Birthday To “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century”… Jackie Joyner-Kersee

March 3, 2014 by

Today, March 3rd, 2014 marks the 52nd birthday of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a woman most people should know. Considered one of the world's greatest athletes (female or otherwise), Jackie is a 6 time Olympic medalist (winning 3 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals in 4 Olympic games) and STILL holds the World Heptathlon ... [Read More]

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

March 3, 2014 by

After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen Dolgen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through - before, during, and after menopause ... [Read More]

World Premiere Music Video “The Girl I Am”… An Inspiring Anti-Bullying Anthem

World Premiere Music Video “The Girl I Am”… An Inspiring Anti-Bullying Anthem

February 28, 2014 by

Women You Should Know is honored to be the official host of the world premiere of "The Girl I Am," the debut single and music video by PureLand, a pop duo featuring classically trained musicians, WYSK Laurie Rubin (internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano) and Jenny Taira (composer/pianist). It’s a song about the isolation ... [Read More]

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The Same Heart That Could Have Killed Her (Twice) Led This Soccer Phenom To International Acclaim

February 27, 2014 by

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All Michele O'Brien has to do is look at the 9 inch scar that runs down the middle of her chest to be reminded of the extraordinary journey that started 29 years ago when she was just 4 years old. A rare congenital heart defect, a heart attack, and two open heart surgeries, all before age 15, ... [Read More]

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Rebecca Louise Law Is Turning The World Of Floral Art Upside Down

February 27, 2014 by

This visionary artist is turning the garden upside down, and we LOVE it! Rebecca Louise Law, a floral installation artist, has been working with flowers for over 17 years. Inspired exclusively by natural materials, Rebecca’s work explores the relationship between “the human being and the ephemeral nature of flowers.” ... [Read More]