Yesterday, Lucy Westcott, a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s Merrill College of Journalism who hails from the U.K., was exiting a DC Metro station during her morning commute and saw an ad that wreaked of ridiculousness. She snapped a picture of it and Tweeted it out. Within 5 minutes she became a social media sensation and got a crash course in viral ... [Read More]
In 2008, two eco-conscious Women You Should Know, re-purposing moms, and good friends had a collective light bulb moment. Holly Jordan, an artist with a million ideas, dreamed of inventing the perfect everyday bag. Dawn Sivanich, a practical, results oriented Business Manager, wanted to fix the hideous grocery bag. So they put their heads together and set out to ... [Read More]
Tim Hanley, comic book historian and author of the Wonder Woman and women in comics blog Straitened Circumstances, announced yesterday the release of his new book Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World’s Most Famous Heroine.
Published by Chicago Review Press, the book is about the early decades of ... [Read More]
One of our favorite STEM stars, Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop educational video blog, and Chief Curiosity Correspondent for the Field Museum in Chicago, responds to recent “fan mail”.
Many of the comments Emily has received aren’t questioning her science, but are focused on her being female. No longer able to ignore the sexist, degrading and condescending messages ... [Read More]
Today marks the second annual #GivingTuesday™, an altruistic answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday that encourages a national day of giving at the start of the holiday shopping season. This year’s call to action? Take an unselfish "selfie" - an #UNselfie - and share it on social media to help spread the word about the importance of giving. ... [Read More]
Over the last year and a half, Natalia Rojas, an award winning creative strategist, technologist, and entrepreneur, spent a good chunk of her spare time on Facebook. But she wasn’t finding friends, liking things, or broadcasting how awesome her life is. She was working on a personal project… coding an interactive site that shows the more than 1.2 billion Facebook user profile ... [Read More]
Erasing penmanship errors, sketch mistakes and rogue pencil lines has never been so fun! This hilarious Rubber Barber series of erasers lets you get creative as you're being creative. Each eraser starts as a block head character that has a face surrounded by a square of hair. With every rub and swipe, you unleash your inner hair stylist and erase your way to creating a different funky-do. ... [Read More]
Who needs plastic surgery, make-up and beauty regiments when you can just buy a whole new face in the form of a mask? The Uniface mask comes with cell-binding glue and features big anime eyes, long lashes, a perfect nose, contoured cheeks, and a narrow chin - an all-in-one product for a lifetime’s worth of confidence.
But, it’s not what you think. Uniface, developed by Zhuoying (Joy) Li, a design and ... [Read More]