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19-Year-Old Artist Hates Coffee, But Loves Transforming Ordinary Starbucks Cups Into Extraordinary Art

October 31, 2015 by

Meet Carrah Aldridge, a 19-year-old, self-taught artist from Ohio. A year and a half ago, she received a glowing comment about one of her drawings on Instagram. "I like your style," said the total stranger. Carrah was completely blown away ... [Read More]

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You Should Know The Real Story Behind Witches

October 30, 2015 by

As we head into Halloween, we thought you should know the real story behind witches, their hats and why they're said to ride on brooms, condensed down to 3 minutes. ... [Read More]

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What You Should Know About Mary Shelley On Frankenstein Friday

October 30, 2015 by

Did you know... today is Frankenstein Friday! The unofficial holiday has been celebrated each year on the last Friday of October since 1997. Its creator, Ron MacCloskey of Westfield, New Jersey, dreamed it up as a way to keep the legacy of Frankenstein alive and pay homage to the "mother" and "father" of one of the greatest horror ... [Read More]

Lemonade Stand: Lessons in Equal Pay

Lemonade Stand: Lessons in Equal Pay

October 29, 2015 by

Make It Work, a campaign championing economic security for women, men and families across the country, has partnered with actress and YouTube sensation Issa Rae to  create Lessons in Equal Pay from Corporate America, a PSA that perfectly illustrates the wage gap. The video, which is part of Make It Work’s campaign to raise awareness of unequal pay in advance of the 2016 election, ... [Read More]

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To Save The World You Need The Right Equipment… Including Superheroic Underwear

October 29, 2015 by

"To be a true superheroine, it's important to have the right equipment." So in practicing what they preach, the cool kids at ThinkGeek give us two different 3-packs of superheroic underwear (sizes S - 3X) that are designed to offer a secret superpower boost from underneath. Added bonus: with these on, ... [Read More]

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#FatGirlsCan Challenge Encourages “Girls Of All Sizes” To Love Their Bodies

October 28, 2015 by

In 2013 blogger Jes Baker heard that Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries wasn't interested in customers her size, so she responded by reinterpreting the company’s A&F campaign with her own campaign, which she called “Attractive & Fat.” The images went viral, and her message to Jeffries was loud and clear… ... [Read More]

This Woman Just Became “The First Person To Run A Marathon Without Talking About It”

This Woman Just Became “The First Person To Run A Marathon Without Talking About It”

October 28, 2015 by

Meet Kim Novelle. According to this new, truly inspiring ESBN documentary, "She's the first person to run a marathon without talking about it. She had the guts and determination to not even Instagram it." The Important Story Behind Her Story Yes, your instincts are right on. This documentary is, in fact, a hilarious mock-umentary ... [Read More]

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What Playing Bagpipes Has Taught This Young Woman About Courage And Taking Chances

October 28, 2015 by

Imagine you’re a freshman in high school. It’s a few weeks in to the new year and you’re at a brand new school where you don’t really know anyone. Like most 14 year olds, you’re not particularly independent (yet), and you’re more comfortable doing things with groups of friends. But you also really want to join the bagpipes ... [Read More]