Alice Finch, a Seattle mom of two, combined her love of Harry Potter with Lego to create this incredibly detailed, approximately 400,000-piece model of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. No magic required! ... [Read More]
Live Through This is a portrait series by Brooklyn-based photographer and suicide attempt survivor Dese'Rae Stage that takes a unique approach to suicide prevention by showing the faces and telling the stories of people who have attempted suicide, yet survived.
After surviving her own attempt, and getting the help she needed, Dese’Rae ... [Read More]
There have been only four occasions when we have covered milk as a topic of interest: the woman who made it safe to drink, the woman who used it in the title of her newest piece of artwork, the “Hey Ma, Got Milk?” OREO breastfeeding ad, and the woman who made clothes from it. But we've certainly never had a reason to write about its evaporated sister... powdered milk ... [Read More]
Rachael Rifkin, a 26-year-old ghostwriter and personal historian, helps turn other people's memories into beautiful, well-written stories. She also writes a blog about the traits we inherit and the qualities we find only in ourselves. Rachael recently noticed she has a lot more in common with her family than she thought. So she ... [Read More]
A Path Appears, from the creative team that brought us the groundbreaking series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, follows Pulitzer Prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn along with actor/advocates Malin Akerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, ... [Read More]
Fifteen years ago, on January 3, 2000, a sextet of female cartoonists started a revolution in the largely male dominated comic strip world with the launch of Six Chix, a syndicated daily comic strip featuring their collective artistry and humor. The goal was to spotlight the talents of six different women creators every day ... [Read More]
Their senior year at Columbus College of Art & Design, an anonymous duo of artists became legendary chalkboard vandals known only as Dangerdust. Week after week, under the cover of night, they'd sneak into a building on campus, and create elaborate works of chalk art on an old chalkboard that was floating around. Once discovered, ... [Read More]
"Seeing one woman's intelligence ignored so she can be a walking advertisement might inspire an eye roll. Seeing it happen over and over and OVER might inspire a revolution."
Via Upworthy ... [Read More]