feminism_PSA_lead_b

Why Feminism Is Important: A PSA

December 17, 2014 by

Comic created by communications student and illustrator Ameorry Luo. ... [Read More]

Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

Feminist Approved “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

December 16, 2014 by

Dara Laine and John Weselcouch perform a new and feminist approved version of the holiday classic... "Baby, It's Cold Outside." They make their point in 38 seconds. If you're not familiar with the original "cat and mouse" style lyrics (written in 1944), check them out below. It's easy to lose focus on what's actually being said when Michale Bublé, Harry Connick Jr., Dean Martin or Louis Jordan is ... [Read More]

Vogue Paris_lead

Vogue Paris Puts Women In Boxes… Literally

December 16, 2014 by

Fashion magazines already do a stellar job of assaulting us with “perfect” images of unattainable beauty. But Vogue Paris, with the help of photographer Giampaolo Sgura, has taken it a step further, by turning two real life women - models Magdalena Frackowiak and Elisabeth Erm - into lifeless, Barbie-like dress-up dolls, sealed in their very own perfect packaging, all in the name of fashion. ... [Read More]

Roller Coaster Built In House For Sale Gives Potential Buyers An Unexpected Thrill

Roller Coaster Built In House For Sale Gives Potential Buyers An Unexpected Thrill

December 16, 2014 by

What you are about to see in this video is real... footage of actual, prospective home buyers going to check out an actual house that's for sale in Netherlands. But this is no ordinary open house. Rather than walking through from outside to inside, and from room to room, buyers get to tour the premises via a roller coaster that's ... [Read More]

MW_Word_of_Year_2014

Feminism Makes Merriam-Webster’s 2014 Word Of The Year Selections

December 15, 2014 by

Last month, TIME Magazines’s editors, including its Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs, apparently thought it was a good idea to add “feminist” to its list of which words to ban in 2015, as part of its annual "worst words" poll. Well, we're very happy to report that today, Merriam-Webster, America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information, included ... [Read More]

The World is Your Oyster

Paintbrush Portraits Take The Concept Of Upcycling To An Entirely New Level

December 15, 2014 by

San Francisco-based artist Rebecca Szeto uses paintbrushes to create her artwork, but it’s not quite what you think. Instead of using paintbrushes to paint, Rebecca creates something completely unique, taking the concept of upcycling to an entirely new level. Combining her master carving skills with a keen sense of humor, ... [Read More]

Christmas Is On! Meet The Vet Who Just Cleared Santa’s Reindeer For 2014 Flight

Christmas Is On! Meet The Vet Who Just Cleared Santa’s Reindeer For 2014 Flight

December 15, 2014 by

Dr. René Carlson, President of the World Veterinary Association, and former President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), has taken on another big job this month. She's filling in as the Official Veterinarian of the North Pole, which means René is the one woman responsible for ensuring that ... [Read More]

pencil_leggings_lead

Leggings With A Purpose. Educate A Girl, School Your Closet.

December 12, 2014 by

When girls across the country are educated, communities thrive and economies grow. Yet, due to a lack of funding, 65 million girls are missing from classrooms worldwide. Denver-based designer Heather Arellano, founder of the cause-apparel company R.O.S.E. Clothing, is setting out to change this with her new collection of school supply leggings. ... [Read More]