You Should Know Rebecca Webb Carranza, Pioneer Of The Tortilla Chip

February 24, 2016 by

It's National Tortilla Chip Day! So, before you grab a celebratory bag of these tasty treats, we thought you should know pioneering businesswoman Rebecca Webb Carranza, the woman responsible for introducing the tortilla chip into modern food culture. According to a February 7, 2006 ... [Read More]

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People Who’ve Struggled With An Eating Disorder Respond To One Word… Fat

February 23, 2016 by

click image to play video February 21 - 27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the US. The goal "is to put the spotlight on eating disorders and improve public understanding of their causes, dangers and treatments." In contributing to the conversation surrounding #NEDAwareness, content creators WatchCut invited "people who have ... [Read More]

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The Blame Game: Villages In India Banning Mobile Phones For Unmarried Women And Girls

February 23, 2016 by

Less than 8 months after the launch of Digital India, a massive "mobile connectivity" project spearheaded by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims to "empower the people of the country digitally," several villages in India are now banning mobile phones for unmarried women and girls. Their varied reasons ... [Read More]

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New Alice In Wonderland-Themed Shoe Collection Is… Curiouser And Curiouser!

February 22, 2016 by

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things: Of shoes…" If you’re mad about Alice In Wonderland, and also happen to be completely off your head when it comes to fantastically dramatic footwear, then set your pocket watch for 12:00pm (London time) this Friday, February 26th. It’s the precise moment that a new Disney-sanctioned, Alice In Wonderland-themed ... [Read More]

Graffiti Artist Shamsia Hassani Covers The Streets Of Kabul With Powerful Imagery

February 22, 2016 by

Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan's first female street artist, uses her incredible talent and passion for peace and freedom to show people a different view of her war-torn country. Born in 1988, Shamsia was raised in Tehran and moved to Kabul to pursue a degree in visual arts at Kabul ... [Read More]

16 Years Later Michelle Yeoh Reprises Role As Renowned Warrior In Crouching Tiger Sequel

16 Years Later Michelle Yeoh Reprises Role As Renowned Warrior In Crouching Tiger Sequel

February 22, 2016 by

Almost 16 years after the release of Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, an epic, Academy Award-winning film that captivated movie viewers worldwide, the legend continues this Friday, February 26th when Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword Of Destiny, a Netflix original film, makes its streaming debut. The sequel ... [Read More]

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Meet 4 Extraordinary Women In The Running For The $1Million Global Teacher Prize

February 19, 2016 by

Earlier this week, Stephen Hawking announced the top ten finalists for the 2nd annual Global Teacher Prize. Widely referred to as the “Nobel Prize for teaching,” the award, which recognizes exceptional teachers who have made outstanding contributions to the profession, shines a spotlight on the important role ... [Read More]

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Have A Home Repair Or Improvement Question? Ask And Our DIY Expert Will Give You The “Fix”

February 19, 2016 by

Jean was confused by countertops. Anna had a bum electrical outlet. Laurel said, "No more!" to her popcorn ceiling. Nina wanted to clean her oven without nasty chemicals. AJ was grossed out by showerhead buildup. VWhite was looking to get creative with accent tiles. Melissa wanted to refinish a flea market find. ... [Read More]

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