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What You May Not Know About Author Amy Tan… Curiously Fun And Astounding Facts

February 19, 2016 by

As her Facebook page states, "Amy Tan failed her mother’s expectations that she become a doctor and concert pianist. She settled on writing fiction." Said "settling" began when the now acclaimed author was 33 years old, and by 34 her first short story was published. Three years later, in 1989, she published her first book, ... [Read More]

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Breaking News: Group Of New York City Doctors Have Discovered The Cure For “Bikini Fears”

February 19, 2016 by

Rejoice women of the world, these NYC doctors have discovered the cure for “bikini fears”! Not familiar with this phobia? Oh... please allow us to enlighten you with the "definition" as we know it. bikini fears noun - bi·ki·ni (/bə-ˈkē-nē/) fears (/ˈfirs/) A manufactured condition based on the unrealistic ... [Read More]

That Time When Breastfeeding Was “Normalized” On Sesame Street

That Time When Breastfeeding Was “Normalized” On Sesame Street

February 18, 2016 by

This Sesame Street video showcasing one of its guest stars breastfeeding on air is from 1977. Yes, 1977! Clearly and sadly, when it comes to breastfeeding, things were a lot more progressive back then. In the segment entitled “Buffy Nurses Cody,” Buffy Sainte-Marie, a Native Canadian ... [Read More]

Buckle Up… Danica Patrick Goes Undercover As A Lyft Driver

Buckle Up… Danica Patrick Goes Undercover As A Lyft Driver

February 18, 2016 by

"Buckle up for safety... you might need it." Professional racecar driver Danica Patrick recently took a break from the oval she's typically lapping at warp speeds to go undercover for ride service Lyft. Considered the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing, Danica went into a different kind of driver mode as ... [Read More]

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Women And Guns: Groundbreaking Survey Reveals What Women Think And Feel About Guns

February 17, 2016 by

Last week, Marie Claire published an in-depth, eye-opening series on women and guns. The series consists of ten stories that delve deeply into women’s attitudes towards guns, the increase of female gang members, the politics and NRA, the victims of gun violence, access, sport, ownership and more. ... [Read More]

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Student Honors 1,017 Indigenous Women And Girls Murdered In Canada To Bring Awareness To National Crisis

February 17, 2016 by

After moving from Toronto to Winnipeg last September, 16-year-old Fariba found herself at a new school with a whole new group of girlfriends, many of whom are Indigenous. Immersing herself in her new environment, the 11th grader set out to learn more about the Indigenous people of her country and discovered ... [Read More]

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Mother India’s Crochet Queens Set Record For The World’s Largest Crochet Blanket

February 16, 2016 by

Last month more than 2,000 women armed with crochet hooks came together to create the world’s largest crochet blanket, which was ultimately put to very good use. The feat was started by 44-year-old crochet-lover and founder of Mother India's Crochet Queens, Subashri Natarajan. Measuring an astonishing 120,000 square feet ... [Read More]

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Wine Is Winning With Women… According To New Research

February 16, 2016 by

Wine Market Council, a non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, and other affiliated wine businesses and organizations, released new research on consumer wine consumption habits. Here are the highlights of their findings, specific to women who drink wine. ... [Read More]

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