Grace Hopper lived a life of firsts. She was among the first girls in her neighborhood to have electricity in her home, one of the first generations of women in the US to vote in a presidential election, one of the first women ever to receive an advanced degree in mathematics, and one of only a handful of female admirals in the US Navy. ... [Read More]
Spanning a massive 7 by 10 feet, It Was The Sound Of Their Feet (above), is one of those paintings that simply stuns. From its scale, to its incredible photo realistic quality, to the beautiful intricacies it captures, the piece feels alive and draws you in. It was our very first introduction to ... [Read More]
"I can shovel my own snow. And I can push my car if it gets stuck in the snow... I'm almost 80 years old and I am still living life."
Meet Willie Murphy, a 77-year-old grandmother and... powerlifter!
As the Democrat & Chronicle's Erica Bryant reported, "In addition to lifting more than twice her weight, Murphy can do one-handed ... [Read More]
Over the weekend we posted a story on Facebook about Alanah Pearce, a 21-year-old video game journalist in Brisbane, Australia, who received vile rape threats from online trolls, and brilliantly responded by telling the teenage abusers’ mothers what their kids have been up to. ... [Read More]
We're not sure what the equivalent term for "dance-off" would be in the world of chamber music, but you're about to see it.
Throwing convention right out the window, Angelika Bachmann (violin), Iris Siegfried (violin), Anne-Monika von Twardowski (piano) and Sonja Lena Schmid (cello), the insanely talented members ... [Read More]
Need to take a load off this weekend? Ms. Magazine has put together this list of feminist documentaries that are streaming on Netflix Instant right now! A few you may already know, others you should know. ... [Read More]
Last year, photographer Dona Schwartz partnered with the GOOD community, assigning members to take photos of their thanksgiving remains. The results? A curated collection of images shot by both internationally exhibited, and amateur photographers, encapsulating the diversity of the American experience of Thanksgiving. This pretty much sums up our holiday, how about yours? ... [Read More]