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Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide

September 26, 2014 by

Love to travel? Love chocolate? Then you're going to L-O-V-E this... the Chocolate Lover's Travel Guide! We describe it as a cross-continental, culinary road map of pure decadence. Is your mouth watering yet? Just you wait... Created by the connoisseurs at Love Home Swap, the guide features a curated list of the best chocolate destinations and experiences that can be found in almost every corner of the ... [Read More]

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

September 25, 2014 by

Earlier this week, Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn were announced as the new stars of season 2 of HBO's hit crime drama True Detective, leaving leading ladies out in the cold... once again. According to Funny or Die, "The internet was unhappy with the casting of True Detective season 2, so the creators have started from scratch ... [Read More]

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Feminist Man You Should Know: John Marcotte, Founder Of Heroic Girls

September 25, 2014 by

About a year ago, compliments of the magical hand of fate (and Twitter), we had the great fortune to meet a man named John Marcotte. Let’s just say he had us at, “Nothing makes you a more active feminist than having two little girls and wanting them to have the type of limitless opportunities they deserve.” From that day forward he has been our unwavering supporter, our go-to ... [Read More]

Truly Brave… The Mashup Of All Mashups To Raise Money For The Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Truly Brave… The Mashup Of All Mashups To Raise Money For The Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

September 25, 2014 by

TODAY’s Hoda Kotb teamed up with superstars Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper, who mashed up two of their greatest hits to create "Truly Brave," a song to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer. Hoda, a breast cancer survivor, explains her inspiration for wanting to make this powerful anthem for these ... [Read More]

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New Study Reveals: Women And Girls Are Grossly Un-“Scene” In Film

September 24, 2014 by

On Monday, The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, UN Women and The Rockefeller Foundation presented the first-ever global study on female characters in popular films. What it reveals is a deep-seated discrimination and pervasive stereotyping of women and girls by the international film industry. So despite females comprising more than 50% of ... [Read More]

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And The Grand Prize Winners Of The Google Science Fair 2014 Are…

September 24, 2014 by

…Sophie Healy-Thow, Emer Hickey and Ciara Judge, three 10th graders from Kinsale Community School in Ireland. The trio won the global online science competition for a project that examined the use of natural bacteria to increase crop output in an effort to combat world hunger, and to reduce the environmental footprint of agriculture ... [Read More]

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Here’s What Feminism Looks Like… According To Stock Photos

September 23, 2014 by

Like most digital media outlets and editorial sites, WYSK often relies on stock photos from 3rd party suppliers to illustrate the visual messages of some of our posts and articles. Here's how it works... you plug in a keyword(s) and the stock photo company spits back pages and pages of images that match your search, which you can then license for use. ... [Read More]

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It’s National Voter Registration Day!

September 23, 2014 by

Imagine what our country would be like if every single American woman was registered to vote, and voted. Yeah, that would be pretty terrific. But in fact, in 2012, only 64% of U.S. female citizens reported being registered to vote. Voting was an ugly battle for our foremothers who fought long and hard to secure this sacred and undeniable right. It's the simple act of ... [Read More]