L.M. Montgomery’s ‘Anne Of Green Gables’ (1908) Being Adapted For 2017 Netflix Series

August 23, 2016 by

In 1905, Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874 – 1942) wrote her first novel, Anne of Green Gables, and received rejections from every publisher to whom she sent it. So she put her manuscript "away in a hat box" and there it sat until 1907, when she dusted it off and decided to have another go at getting ... [Read More]

Mamma’s Liquid Love… Jewelry Made With Breast Milk

August 18, 2016 by

Ann Marie Sharoupim is a pharmacist who also creates and sells one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces made with breast milk. It was Ann Marie’s own breastfeeding journey that inspired her to start her jewelry endeavor Mamma's Liquid Love. With her first child Rebecca, Ann Marie struggled to produce her own breast milk. "It took me ... [Read More]

Bad Romance – Women’s Suffrage… A Lady Gaga Alice Paul Music Video Mashup

August 18, 2016 by

96 years ago today, on August 18, 1920 the 19th Amendment was ratified. Six days later, on August 26, it was formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution, giving American women the right to vote after a seventy-two year battle. The driving force and lead strategist behind the influential 1910s suffrage campaigns that brought ... [Read More]

The USA Cycling Pro Road Tour Has Only One Woman Mechanic… Her Name Is Andrea Smith

August 18, 2016 by

On the USA Cycling professional road tour there is only one woman mechanic. Her name is Andrea Smith and she is the head mechanic for Team Colavita-Bianchi. She joined the U.S. top-ranked team in 2014 when owner John Profaci put together an all-women staff to run the all-women team. ... [Read More]

Her Apollo Code Saved The Moon Landing… Meet Computer Scientist, Margaret Hamilton

August 17, 2016 by

As reported by MIT News, "Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the moon for the first time in 1969. One of the many contributors to this effort was Margaret Hamilton, a computer scientist who led the Software Engineering Division ... [Read More]

“So, When Are You Having A Baby?!” Funny Video Makes Serious Point About Pressures Women Face

August 16, 2016 by

At age 31, Michelle Hands is an accomplished Site Engineer with "a pretty amazing" life that, thus far, has exceeded "all expectations" - her expectations. But like the unfortunate right of passage it is, she's finally reached that special point in her journey through womanhood when other people have started ... [Read More]

“This Country Needs More Spunk”… 8-Year-Old Writes Letter Of Advice To President Obama

August 16, 2016 by

"With all the attacks, the Zika virus, and the wars, this country is a very sad place." And so begins the letter that 8-year-old Lily, a kid from a military family whose "dream job is cardiovascular surgeon" and "back up job" is President, wrote to the current President of the United States. In articulating her very real worries ... [Read More]

86-Year-Old Ironman Competitor Sister Madonna Buder Inspires In Nike’s New Spot “Unlimited Youth”

August 16, 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago Nike launched “Unlimited” a new campaign to coincide with the 2016 Rio Games. The series of spots recognize the “perseverance of the world’s greatest athletes and underscores a summer of sport.” In its most recent video, “Unlimited Youth”, ... [Read More]