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Grassroots Giving: Sisters Plan Extraordinary Food Gift Delivery To Austin’s Homeless On Christmas Eve

December 23, 2014 by

"I was tired of watching less fortunate people struggle on the streets, asking for food, and I could do nothing to help.” Determined to change that, 11-year-old Makenna Haynes recruited her 7-year-old sister Charli, and together they hatched a plan to give Santa a run for his gift-giving money this Christmas Eve by making ... [Read More]

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A Lean In Circle Hosted By Mrs. Claus

December 23, 2014 by

Said the woman running a massive global operation, who very smartly hired the best person for their biggest job of the year. What an epic punchline... one that would probably make Sheryl Sandberg oh so proud. This Jack Corbett cartoon is licensed by Women You Should Know from CartoonStock. Republishing is not permitted. ... [Read More]

Are You Sitting Too Much? Likely, Yes… And It’s Potentially Lethal

Are You Sitting Too Much? Likely, Yes… And It’s Potentially Lethal

December 22, 2014 by

Did you know? The majority of us are engaged in a potentially lethal activity for hours and hours every single day. It's called... sitting! In this scared straight style video from the very smart people at AsapSCIENCE , they break down the harmful effects. PS - And just because you work out doesn't mean you're in the clear. The moral of this story is: our bodies are not meant ... [Read More]

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Calendar Girls: Glamorous Grannies Bare It All To Raise Money For Cancer Charities

December 22, 2014 by

When fifteen ladies from northeast Wales, who range in age from 64 to 85, decided to raise money for local cancer charities, the stereotypical bake sale or knit-a-thon never even made it to their fundraising conversation table. Instead, these “glamorous grannies" opted to strip down, bare it all, and become “calendar girls” on a mission to help fight a terrible disease. ... [Read More]

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Fly It Forward: Women Pilots Introduce Girls To Aviation By Giving Them Their First Flight Experience

December 19, 2014 by

In late 2009, airline transport rated pilot Mireille Goyer was searching for events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first female pilot license earned worldwide by Raymonde de Laroche on March 8, 1910. To her dismay, she found none. Determined to not let this important milestone for women pilots go unrecognized, ... [Read More]

ASMR Challenge: Does Anything Happen To You When You Hear This Woman’s Whispering Voice?

ASMR Challenge: Does Anything Happen To You When You Hear This Woman’s Whispering Voice?

December 19, 2014 by

Meet Maria. She's become a YouTube sensation all because she's a master whisperer. That's right, you heard us... she whispers, and makes other soft sounds that her nearly 350,000 Gentle Whispering subscribers clamor to hear. Why? Because they all experience a phenomenon called ASMR ... [Read More]

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The 81-Year-Old Girl With The Lizard Tattoo… And More Than 50 Others

December 18, 2014 by

For her 75th birthday, Helen Lambin, a retired secretary, celebrated in a most unusual way... she got a tattoo. Now six years and more than 50 tattoos later, the 81-year-old Chicagoan (born in Iowa) credits that decision with changing her life “expansively.” “It radically changed growing older,” Helen remarked. “Because when I talk to these people of all different ages, they ... [Read More]

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Making The World A Better Place, One Love Letter At A Time

December 18, 2014 by

After moving to New York City upon graduating from college, Hannah Brencher found herself grappling with depression and loneliness. She started to write her feelings down in a notebook, when one day those thoughts morphed into an inspirational letter she wrote to a perfect stranger. That letter unexpectedly came ... [Read More]