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Viva Hamnell, 82 Year Old Great Grandmother And Punk Rock Rebel

December 8, 2014 by

Viva Punk Rebel. 82, a documentary about octogenarian queen of punk Viva Hamnell, is a heart-warming portrait of rebellion, spirit and joie-de-vivre. Considered Britain’s oldest punk, great-grandmother Viva reflects on her rise to fame as a vocalist with legendary Cornish punk band The Bricks in the late 1970’s, her love of Vivienne Westwood-inspired style and her later notoriety during a sensational ... [Read More]

Eureka! New LEGO TV Ad Shows Girls As Independent Thinkers, Creative Dreamers, Inventive Builders

Eureka! New LEGO TV Ad Shows Girls As Independent Thinkers, Creative Dreamers, Inventive Builders

December 8, 2014 by

While LEGO has continued to hold a steady course on the polarizing seas of genderized toy marketing, its latest TV ad appears to have momentarily - 60 seconds to be exact - steered the brick maker toward Eureka, an island of enlightenment just off the coast of Girls Have Brains ... [Read More]

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The Feminist Graffiti Writing Is On The Wall

December 5, 2014 by

Like so many other parts of our society, graffiti and street art tend to be male-dominated art forms. However, a growing number of women are embracing the medium and have managed to break through the competitive scene. These women scale fences, break the law, and risk their lives to comment on the global issues that women face today. ... [Read More]

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The Cookie Project: Delivering Big Smiles To Employees Forced To Work On Christmas Day

December 5, 2014 by

On Christmas morning, as countless families hunker down at home, excitedly ready to tear into the gifts they'll receive, the Marcotte family, supported by altruistic armies of local volunteers, will be gearing up to canvas cities across the country and around the globe on a giving mission. The goal: to deliver homemade cookies and holiday ... [Read More]

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One Woman, A Motorcycle And Her 3,000 Mile Journey Through Iran

December 4, 2014 by

British travel writer, Lois Pryce has found a way to combine two of her greatest loves… motorcycles and writing. The adventure traveler, also known as Lois on the Loose, has taken solo rides across the Americas and Africa, and recently finished a 3000 mile journey through Iran. “Of all my journeys, this is the one that has affected ... [Read More]

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Jewelry For Classy Geeks Celebrates History’s Most Fascinating Women In STEM

December 3, 2014 by

Bringing attention to some of history’s most fascinating women in science, technology, engineering and math who often go unnoticed, Auberg Designs has created these beautiful women in STEM silhouette necklaces. Including Grace Hopper, Ada Lovelace, Hypatia, Sophie Germaine, Hedy Lamarr, ... [Read More]

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Meet The Inspiring 2014 L’Oreal Women Of Worth

December 3, 2014 by

Last night was the L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth annual gala, where 10 honorees were celebrated for selflessly devoting themselves to causes at the local and national level, making a difference in their communities and motivating others to get involved and create change. The honorees are tackling a variety of issues including fighting drug addiction, helping homeless veterans ... [Read More]

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Medical Breakthrough: Dr. Leslie Latterman Revolutionizes 100 Year Old Lab Coat Design To Better Suit Women Physicians

December 3, 2014 by

One morning, after coming home from an especially difficult shift, Dr. Leslie Latterman, a Board Certified Internist and practicing Hospitalist, started venting to her husband about a daily nuisance… her lab coat. It was awful: dingy, heavy, and fit like a tent. In exasperation, she yelled, ... [Read More]