Photographer Sophie Kirchner Honors Women Breaking Barriers in “Male Sport”

January 5, 2015 by

German photographer Sophie Kirchner focuses much of her work on documenting social issues and giving a voice to disadvantaged groups through her art. With her series, Male Sport, Sophie hopes to inspire a conversation about gender parity by honoring women who love their sport, ... [Read More]

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These Kids Define What It Means To Be A Truly Nice Person

January 2, 2015 by

What does it mean to be a truly nice person? These kids, from around the world, have got it down, and it's genius! We often hear people say: ‘I wish the world was a nicer place.’ It's not always enough to be kind. Sometimes you have to go out of your way to spread kindness throughout the world. ... [Read More]


Photographer Replicates Portraits Of Seven Generations Of Women In Her Family Using Herself As The Model

January 2, 2015 by

Last fall, Christine McConnell, a Los Angeles based photographer and stylist, wowed us with images of her deliciously disturbing, creepy confections (she's also a self-taught baker). So it's no surprise that when the multi-talented WYSK decided to connect with her past and trace her familial roots, ... [Read More]


A Beautiful Display Of “Flowerworks” To Ring In The New Year

January 2, 2015 by

Happy New Year! These colorful flowers, arranged to mimic the bursts, arcs, and cascading sparks of a dazzling display of pyrotechnics, are part of the series Flowerwork, by multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Illenberger. Sarah is renowned for creating vivid, witty images that put a unique perspective on ... [Read More]

Madison Loves Books: 8-Year-Old Delivers The Most Impassioned Pitch For Her Local Little Free Library

Madison Loves Books: 8-Year-Old Delivers The Most Impassioned Pitch For Her Local Little Free Library

January 1, 2015 by

"The world needs books. What would the world be like without books? They fuel our minds like cars and gas. The cars can’t go without gas. Our brains can’t go without books." In less than 3 minutes, you'll see why 8-year-old Madison Reid of Cleveland is quickly becoming an internet star after being interviewed by WKYC Channel 3 ... [Read More]


A WYSKy Toast To The New Year!

January 1, 2015 by

Here's to the bright New Year, And a fond farewell to the old; Here's to the things that are yet to come, And to the memories that we hold. - Anonymous ... [Read More]

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What’s Behind The New Year’s Eve Kiss

December 31, 2014 by

It's New Year's Eve... a holiday marked by revelry, resolutions, champagne and, last but not least, the infamous stroke of midnight kiss. As we ready ourselves to countdown to the start of 2015, we decided to find out what's behind the curious, often stress inducing, tradition of smooching to usher in the new year. As it turns out, people have been locking lips as one year turns into the next since the ... [Read More]

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Women You Should Know Year In Review: The 5 Most-Read Stories Of 2014

December 31, 2014 by

Over the last 364 days, we have had the great privilege of telling the stories of countless everyday women and girls doing the extraordinary; stories that inspired and wowed; stories that enlightened and entertained; stories that provoked conversation, debate, and even some controversy. But it was a photographer, an acid attack survivor, ... [Read More]