Many Have Done It, But Few Admit To It… Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean?

Many Have Done It, But Few Admit To It… Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean?

August 22, 2014 by

Many have done it, but few admit to it. So before we all enjoy the last two "official" beach weekends of summer 2014, we needed to know, once and for all... is it OK to pee in the ocean? Fortunately for us, on behalf of beachgoers everywhere, the American Chemical Society decided to answer this very question in the latest video in their Reactions series, which ... [Read More]

Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

Young Spoken Word Poet Delivers Powerful Response To Rampant Objectification In Music, Calls Out Queen Bey

August 22, 2014 by

Spoken word poet Madiha Bhatti doesn’t like the objectifying lyrics and images that have become so prevalent in popular music today, so she wrote some of her own. Oh, and she has a little advice for “her girl” Beyoncé… right on! ... [Read More]

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Female Gamers Are Not To Be Ignored

August 21, 2014 by

The gaming industry is expected to generate sales of $100 billion this year, and they have women to thank for that! Yep, the gaming world, which notoriously depicts women in demeaning and unrealistic ways, or ignores them altogether, and which has been regularly criticized for its treatment of female gamers, has finally recognized the importance of targeting women as a way to boost its ... [Read More]

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National Senior Citizens Day: This Is What 60 Looks Like

August 21, 2014 by

On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed every August 21st to be National Senior Citizens Day. He said, "For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt salute." But at what age do we all get magically promoted to the esteemed senior set? ... [Read More]

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Daughters Of A Cymbal Maker: Zildjian Women Are The New Keepers Of A 400 Year Old Legacy

August 21, 2014 by

What do the greatest rock bands, orchestras, jazz ensembles, and marching bands have in common? Zildjian… a percussion brand that is synonymous with the finest cymbals in the world. In Turkish or Armenian, the centuries old word means “son of a cymbal maker.” But today it has evolved to include the “daughters of a cymbal maker,” ... [Read More]

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Love Your Lines Encourages Women To Celebrate Their Stretch Marks

August 20, 2014 by

Earlier this week, two moms launched the Love Your Lines Instagram account, to encourage women to post photos of their stretch marks to celebrate what their bodies actually look like. The idea came from a conversation the friends were having about how their bodies had changed after childbirth. Approximately 80 percent of Americans have stretch marks, ... [Read More]

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A One In 8.4 Million Chance Meeting Between A Young Woman With A Dream And A Pioneering Female Firefighter

August 20, 2014 by

To toast the three year anniversary of our founders meeting WYSK Brenda Berkman, who became the subject of the very first video profile we premiered on our site, the ladies headed over to the W Hotel for an evening of celebratory cocktails. They never could have predicted what ... [Read More]

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Emily Calandrelli Shows Off Coolest Aspects Of Space In New FOX Series For Teens

August 19, 2014 by

Emily Calandrelli, a 27-year-old astronautics expert, has been named host of “Xploration Outer Space,” a new syndicated series set to air on FOX-owned stations beginning in September. Its goal is to show off the coolest aspects of space and science to high school aged teens. As the show's host, Emily will take viewers on a fascinating journey to the outer reaches ... [Read More]