Cristen Conger Breaks Down The Etymology Of The Word Slut… From The Year 1386 On [Video]

December 9, 2016 by

Fueled by "boundless curiosity and rigorous research," Cristen Conger, host of Stuff Mom Never Told You, breaks down the etymology of the word slut in this fascinating (and entertaining) history lesson. Covering how its meaning has changed over the years, and why continuing to use it to describe women is turning the world into ... [Read More]

History Made As Portraits Of Women Leaders Hang In Royal Irish Academy For First Time In 230 Years

December 8, 2016 by

Since its founding in 1785, the walls of the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the science and humanities headquartered in Dublin, have been lined with powerful portraits of leaders in these fields and disciplines… all men. But thanks to Women On Walls, a creative initiative designed to address "systemic ... [Read More]

Holy Gingerbread! Amazing Replica Of English Manor Took 500 Hours To Create

December 7, 2016 by

The holiday season would not be complete without an obligatory gingerbread house project, so if you are looking for some inspiration, the Biscuiteers, a team of talented pastry artists working at a London cookie company, built this phenomenal gingerbread replica of Waddesdon Manor, a French Renaissance-style chateau ... [Read More]

8-Year-Old Skates, Surfs, Shreds Like A Boss… Now She’s On A Mission To Inspire Other Girls

December 7, 2016 by

[click above image to play video] "I like skating with boys cause it’s pushing me to be a better skater, to go gnarlier, get new tricks. I wish there was more girl skaters." So Sky Brown, an 8-year-old, self-taught skater and surfer, and the youngest person ever to skate ... [Read More]

Don’t Hush, Darling… New Anti-Lullaby From The Corner Laughers Empowers And Gives Back

December 2, 2016 by

Don’t hush, darling, go ahead and cry. Like those starlings, fill up the sky. Don’t be afraid to take up space, You should be seen. And don’t choose princess, when you should be the Queen. (listen to full song below) These are the empowering opening lyrics from Don’t Hush, Darling the new, hauntingly beautiful anti-lullaby from ... [Read More]

Jessica Sennett Is Turning The Cheese Industry On Its Wheels With Revolutionary Home Storage Invention

December 1, 2016 by

For the last ten years, Jessica Sennett has worked as a cheese monger and cheese maker, and to this day, the most common question the 29-year-old gets is, “How should I store my cheese?” That’s because most of us (including Jessica), at some point, have opened up the fridge to find a once delicious wedge of cheese turned ... [Read More]

How Street Harassment Affects Women Bike Messengers

December 1, 2016 by

As we know, street harassment is a reality many women have to deal with everyday. In fact, sixty-five percent of women have reported being targeted by street harassment during their lives, and forty-one percent have been victim to physical harassment, including groping and flashing. And while some people think this type of ... [Read More]

8-Year-Old Reviews ‘Wonder Woman At Super Hero High’ Book, Gives It 6 Exclamation Points

November 30, 2016 by

Meet Campbell Elise Jones. She’s 8 years old, in the third grade, and when she’s not playing with friends, she loves to draw and write. In fact, she carries a notebook and pencil with her at all times. The young wordsmith’s trusty tools recently came in handy when her dad Clave Jones, Editor-In-Chief of Nerds on Earth ... [Read More]

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