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A Beautiful Display Of “Flowerworks” To Ring In The New Year

January 2, 2015 by

Happy New Year! These colorful flowers, arranged to mimic the bursts, arcs, and cascading sparks of a dazzling display of pyrotechnics, are part of the series Flowerwork, by multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Illenberger. Sarah is renowned for creating vivid, witty images that put a unique perspective on ... [Read More]

Madison Loves Books: 8-Year-Old Delivers The Most Impassioned Pitch For Her Local Little Free Library

Madison Loves Books: 8-Year-Old Delivers The Most Impassioned Pitch For Her Local Little Free Library

January 1, 2015 by

"The world needs books. What would the world be like without books? They fuel our minds like cars and gas. The cars can’t go without gas. Our brains can’t go without books." In less than 3 minutes, you'll see why 8-year-old Madison Reid of Cleveland is quickly becoming an internet star after being interviewed by WKYC Channel 3 ... [Read More]

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A WYSKy Toast To The New Year!

January 1, 2015 by

Here's to the bright New Year, And a fond farewell to the old; Here's to the things that are yet to come, And to the memories that we hold. - Anonymous ... [Read More]

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What’s Behind The New Year’s Eve Kiss

December 31, 2014 by

It's New Year's Eve... a holiday marked by revelry, resolutions, champagne and, last but not least, the infamous stroke of midnight kiss. As we ready ourselves to countdown to the start of 2015, we decided to find out what's behind the curious, often stress inducing, tradition of smooching to usher in the new year. As it turns out, people have been locking lips as one year turns into the next since the ... [Read More]

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Women You Should Know Year In Review: The 5 Most-Read Stories Of 2014

December 31, 2014 by

Over the last 364 days, we have had the great privilege of telling the stories of countless everyday women and girls doing the extraordinary; stories that inspired and wowed; stories that enlightened and entertained; stories that provoked conversation, debate, and even some controversy. But it was a photographer, an acid attack survivor, ... [Read More]

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Pastry Chef Creates Starship Enterprise Confection From Gingerbread

December 30, 2014 by

To boldly go where no man (or in this case woman) has gone before, California-based Blackmarket Bakery recently served up this delightful gingerbread recreation of the U.S.S. Enterprise starship from Star Trek. Pastry chef and self-proclaimed trekkie Rachel Klemek, along with her husband and kids, started this multiple-component ... [Read More]

If Sitcoms Were Rewritten By Feminists

If Sitcoms Were Rewritten By Feminists

December 30, 2014 by

What would it sound like if sitcoms were written by feminists? From a random sampling of some of her favorite Fall TV shows, writer, performer and self-proclaimed feminist, Cynthia Kao, re-dubs a few segments to find out. Here's one of our favorite rewrites. ... [Read More]

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

Amazing Spider Dress Defends Your Personal Space With Robotic Legs

December 29, 2014 by

This video may play like a movie trailer for an upcoming sci-fi thriller, but it’s actually a preview of a piece of super cool, wearable tech from Dutch based fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht. For any woman who has ever felt defenseless after having her personal space invaded (like on a NYC subway), you're going to want one of these. ... [Read More]