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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]

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New Coloring Book Inspires Girls To “Dream Big!”

October 27, 2015 by

As a forensic psychologist and social justice advocate Stephanie Tabashneck works with kids regularly, and often uses coloring books as a tool to connect and communicate with them. It was during a session with a group of mothers and daughters that Stephanie took more careful notice of the way girls were being represented in the coloring books she used, and realized something needed to change. ... [Read More]

Kristen Wiig’s New Movie “Crying in a Sweater”… Give This Woman An Oscar

Kristen Wiig Debuts Trailer For New Movie “Crying in a Sweater”… Give This Woman An Oscar

October 27, 2015 by

Kristen Wiig debuts the trailer for her new, extremely independent movie "Crying In A Sweater," and her extremely dramatic performance is already stirring up Oscar buzz. ... [Read More]