Joan Jett

Rock Pioneer Joan Jett To Get Her Rightful Place In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

April 13, 2015 by

This Saturday, April 18, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will, at long last, be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Among the 8 legendary groups and artists being inducted this year, Joan Jett is the only woman, which is an all too familiar spot for this fearless pioneer who has fought for everything she's achieved over ... [Read More]

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Highly Anticipated Notorious R.B.G. Book Cover Revealed

April 13, 2015 by

Back in January, one of our favorite Tumblr pages, Notorious R.B.G., announced the launch of, “Notorious R.B.G.: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” a full-length biography on the pioneering Supreme Court Justice. R.B.G. Tumblr’s creator, NYU law student Shana Knizhnik, along with her co-author MSNBC ... [Read More]

Longboard Skate (And Dance)… Like A Girl

Longboard Skate (And Dance)… Like A Girl

April 10, 2015 by

Meet Brazilian longboard skater Ana Maria Suzano, and prepare to have your mind blown. What this girl can do on a longboard, which is essentially a faster version of a skateboard, is truly unbelievable. She skates. She dances. She rocks! According to Guanabara Longboard, the skating collective and school in Rio de Janeiro that published the video, Ana Maria has been making history in the sport (and art) of ... [Read More]

Yes, The ‘Women’s Tax’ Is A Very Real Thing

Yes, The ‘Women’s Tax’ Is A Very Real Thing

April 9, 2015 by

“Have you ever noticed pink razors costing more than the blue ones? ‘Made for Women’s’ deodorant being more expensive than the ‘Men’s Sport’ edition? Women’s haircut listed more the Men’s? You’re not alone…in 1995 California did a study on gendered pricing, and found women pay $1,351 a year more for the same products.” The team at The Daily Share has created this ... [Read More]

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Emily Howell Warner Was The First Woman Who Could Say, “This Is Your Captain Speaking…”

April 8, 2015 by

How many times have you gotten on a plane and heard a woman's voice come over the speaker, uttering the familiar phrase, "This is your captain speaking..."? Likely never. That's because by current industry estimates there are only around 450 women airline captains worldwide. To put that number in perspective, there are roughly ... [Read More]

Brave Miss World: From Rape Survivor To Beauty Queen On A Mission To Make A Difference

Brave Miss World: From Rape Survivor To Beauty Queen On A Mission To Make A Difference

April 8, 2015 by

(Warning: graphic material in trailer) Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was just 18 years old when she was abducted and raped in Milan, Italy two months before being crowned Miss World in 1998. In the 2014 Emmy-nominated film Brave Miss World, Linor and the film's director Cecilia Peck explore ... [Read More]

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Her “Beetle” Backpack Magically Transforms You Into An April Showers Avenger

April 8, 2015 by

We love women innovators and Constance Guisset fits the bill to a... WYSK. The multitalented, Paris based designer has come up with a super cool way to deal with those April showers that can dampen your day and make you cry out, "Why didn't I take my umbrella!" as you shake your clenched fists towards the wet sky. ... [Read More]

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Colorful, Stylish Fashion Accessories Made With LEGO Bricks

April 7, 2015 by

The love of LEGO bricks has inspired many to design some pretty cool things including kitchen caddies, a wedding dress, and even a functioning prosthetic leg. We thought we'd seen it all until we came across these fashion accessories from Poland-based company Agabag. Since 2009, Agabag has been handcrafting handbags, jewelry and other accessories fashioned ... [Read More]