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Welcome to the Museum of Selfies

November 7, 2014 by

The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. “I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

November 7, 2014 by

Is there any credence to the insult, "You throw like a girl?" We think that Mo’ne Davis pretty much ended the debate over what the term “throwing like a girl” means, but just in case you or someone you know are not convinced, we’ve turned to the experts at Dicovery’s MythBusters to tell it like it really is. ... [Read More]

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

November 6, 2014 by

GoldieBlox, the toy aisle disrupters and makers of engineering toys for girls, has a beef with Barbie. In an effort to give girls more options, the company has unveiled a new action figure named appropriately… "Goldie." Goldie isn't your average doll. Instead of a dream house and unrealistic body proportions, Goldie is an engineer with a toolbelt, equipped with toy axles, wrenches, ... [Read More]

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Hey Smart Girls… This Encouraging Jenipher Lyn Doodle Is Made For You

November 6, 2014 by

WYSK Jenipher Lyn is a vivacious and bubbly artist who specializes in whimsical, punny illustrations blended with happy, hopeful words of wisdom. Her latest confidence boosting, smart girls themed doodle, which is being released exclusively on Women You Should Know today, is an extension of the 30-year-old's positivity fueled mission to uplift girls and young women ... [Read More]

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Here’s What Happens When A Lingerie Brand Stops Photoshopping Its Models

November 5, 2014 by

In January, Aerie, the lingerie line under the American Eagle umbrella, set out to stop photoshopping the models for its ads. So no airbrushing, no retouching, no terrifying thigh gap. Since leaving in the visible “imperfections” that countless other brands erase (e.g. natural skin folds, soft bellies, tattoos, beauty marks, etc.), Aerie sales have been on a real "perfect" upswing. With Aerie’s ... [Read More]

“What Would You Change About Your Body?” As Expected, The Kids Get It Right.

“What Would You Change About Your Body?” As Expected, The Kids Get It Right.

November 5, 2014 by

We thought we had reached our fill of body image testimonial videos, but that was then and this is now. Jubilee Project, a really cool group of men who make videos for a good cause, are tackling body image with their newest release “50 people 1 question short – Comfortable.” ... [Read More]

This Day In History: Shirley Chisholm Became The First Black Woman Elected To Congress

November 5, 2014 by

On November 5, 1968, Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to Congress, representing New York's 12th District. She went on to serve seven terms. In 1969, Chisholm became one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and went on to become ... [Read More]

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Female Force Activists: A Graphic Novel With Some Real Life Superheroes

November 4, 2014 by

The writers and artists at Bluewater Productions, the creators of the wildly popular, biographical comic book series Female Force are at it again. In their most recent release, Female Force Activists, they have collected the stories of four women whose activism has led to making the world a better place. No capes required. ... [Read More]