Talking While Female

Talking While Female

October 29, 2014 by

Childlike. Annoying. Squeaky. Frantic. Grating. Obnoxious. Not Authoritative. Why do women sound like they do? What happens when women try to change the way they sound? What do our voices say about self-image? Fascinating video narrated by NPR's Selena Simmons-Duffin and animated by Kelli Anderson. ... [Read More]

She Pimped His Ride With A Sharpie… And, After 156 Hours, It’s Awesome

She Pimped His Ride With A Sharpie… And, After 156 Hours, It’s Awesome

October 29, 2014 by

After moving to Japan from the UK, Collen Kelton went on the hunt for a car to buy... specifically a Nissan GT-R that he could rebuild and make warp speed fast. In terms of color, he wanted midnight purple, but had to settle on silver. So knowing he was going to repaint anyway, Collen had his girlfriend Allison, an artist, “draw over a scratch on the front bumper.” ... [Read More]

This What Walking In NYC As A Woman Looks Like. Stop Street Harassment!

This What Walking In NYC As A Woman Looks Like. Stop Street Harassment!

October 29, 2014 by

In August 2014, Rob Bliss of Rob Bliss Creative reached out to Hollaback!, a non-profit dedicated to ending street harassment, to partner on a PSA highlighting the impact of street harassment. He was inspired by his girlfriend - who gets street harassed all the time - and Shoshana B. Roberts volunteered to be the subject of his PSA. ... [Read More]

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Costume Designing Woman You Should Know… The Legendary Edith Head

October 28, 2014 by

Edith Head was a celebrated Hollywood costume designer. Her 35 Oscar nominations and 8 wins make her not only the most honored costume designer but the most honored woman in any category in Academy Award history. Today, on the 117th anniversary of her birth (October 28, 1897), we celebrate this legendary woman you should know. ... [Read More]

Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

Talented Sisters Cover Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” Put Dee Snider To Shame

October 28, 2014 by

Meet Daniela a.k.a. Dany (13 years old on guitar), Paulina a.k.a. Pau (11 years old on drums), and Alejandra a.k.a. Ale (9 years old on bass guitar). These talented sisters from Monterrey, México make-up the all-girl band "The Warning," and they are proving that they can rock just as hard as the big boys. Here they are jamming on ... [Read More]

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Teen Inventor Creates iCPooch, So You Can Video Chat With Your Pets

October 28, 2014 by

Inspired by her desire to stay connected to her beloved family dog Kayla, 14-year old Brooke Martin first invented iCPooch, as part of an 8th grade class project. Today, the device is taking the tech world by storm, and warming the hearts of pet owner’s everywhere. iCPooch allows owners to interact with their pets via video chat, and dispense ... [Read More]

You Don’t Own Me: Lesley Gore Joins Lena Dunham And Others For Women’s Rights Video

You Don’t Own Me: Lesley Gore Joins Lena Dunham And Others For Women’s Rights Video

October 27, 2014 by

Almost 50 years ago, singer/songwriter Lesley Gore's song You Don’t Own Me hit the airwaves and became the feminist anthem of its time. Well, she’s back with a bunch of her friends to remind us that midterm elections matter, and women’s rights are a critical concern this Election Day. ... [Read More]

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Doodle Time With Sarah Andersen… The Body Image Schedule

October 27, 2014 by

This is 21-year-old cartoonist and illustrator Sarah Andersen's latest statement on body image and beauty. We think it deserves a, "Hell yeah!" Here are two of our other favorite doodles from Sarah's Scribbles... on being childfree and another on body image. Sarah's comics are semi-autobiographical and follow the adventures ... [Read More]