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Baby Snatcher: He Stole Her “Doll Baby” Concept To Make Iconic Cabbage Patch Kids

April 20, 2015 by

In the early 1970s, Martha Nelson Thomas, a humble, soft sculpture artist from far western Kentucky, brought a new kind of doll and concept into the world. Made entirely by hand, each soft-from-head-to-toe “Doll Baby” she birthed was “adopted out” to a loving family. But Martha's labor of love turned into an unthinkable ... [Read More]

MIT Professor Of Neuroscience Goes Extreme To Teach Lesson About The Human Brain

MIT Professor Of Neuroscience Goes Extreme To Teach Lesson About The Human Brain

April 20, 2015 by

Nancy Kanwisher a professor of cognitive neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology uses a brain imaging method called fMRI to study the human brain. Professor Kanwisher studies the brain partly by exploring her own. She's spent countless hours in a fMRI scanner, ... [Read More]

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Jessica Kane Wants You To Know Why She Isn’t “Brave” For Wearing A Swimsuit

April 17, 2015 by

Entrepreneur and fashion blogger Jessica Kane took to Facebook and Instagram to share this image and an important message, reminding women that wearing a swimsuit on the beach shouldn't be seen as an "act of bravery." ... [Read More]

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To Workout In The 1940s

WOMANeuvers: How Women Were Told To “Battle The Bulges” In The 1940s

April 16, 2015 by

"Girls... it seems that after you've helped to win the war, you'll still have another battle on your hands, legs, and things... the battle of the bulges." We're not sure what part of this 1940s film clip is more hilarious: the voice over dude's cadence, the copy he's reading, the heels the robotically smiling girls are doing their "WOMANeuvers" in, ... [Read More]

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

Suffragette Film Teaser Trailer Released

April 16, 2015 by

Whoa! The first 30-second teaser trailer of the film SUFFRAGETTE has just been released, and by the looks of it we are in for a treat. The film is about the British women’s suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, and not only does it boast an all-star cast including Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep, the film has also been directed (Sarah Gavron) and written (Abi Morgan) by ... [Read More]

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

At 98-Years-Old, Evelyn Shows Us What It Means To Live Generously

April 15, 2015 by

98-year-old Evelyn is a friend to her neighbor Joyce, and believes we should all contribute to society no matter your age. When the retirement community where the women live suddenly discontinued its bus service to the local grocery store for residents, Joyce was forced to think about the possibility that she may have to move away. ... [Read More]

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How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman? Meet Dr. May Edward Chinn

April 15, 2015 by

In this episode of “How Is It Possible We Never Learned About This Woman?”, we introduce you to Dr. May Edward Chinn, an extraordinary woman who, in addition to achieving several medical firsts, was instrumental in the development of the PAP smear in the early 1930s. Born April 15, 1896, today would have been her ... [Read More]

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Principal Blacks Out 13-Year-Old’s “Feminist” T-shirt In School Photo For Being “Offensive”

April 15, 2015 by

UPDATE: as this story continues to evolve, we will share the updates. See below for the latest... Sophie, an 8th grade student at Clermont Northeastern Middle School in Owensville, Ohio, wore her FEMINIST t-shirt to school a few weeks ago. It also happened to be class photo day. ... [Read More]