One of our favorite STEM stars, Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop educational video blog, and Chief Curiosity Correspondent for the Field Museum in Chicago, responds to recent “fan mail”.
Many of the comments Emily has received aren’t questioning her science, but are focused on her being female. No longer able to ignore the sexist, degrading and condescending messages ... [Read More]
We are constantly amazed at the impact Malala has made around the globe. Girls around the world deserve equal access to education and Malala almost gave her life for the cause.
These international young artists have come together to honor Malala's bravery and share her positive message of hope, education and peace for all.
I Am Malala, The Official Music Video
look, i wanna make a nation ... [Read More]
Designed and curated to interest a wide audience, the Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement exhibition shares the stories behind the careers and accomplishments of women in science since the mid-seventeenth century.
The groundbreaking, landmark showcase, ... [Read More]
We LOVE this Maria and the Dinosaur ad released by The American Museum of Natural History. If she can see it, she can be it!
Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has been steadfast in its mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is ... [Read More]
Ugh, it's Sadie Hawkins Day. You know, the day where girls are supposed to ask out the boys. Like us, you may have vivid memories of those dreadful Sadie Hawkins Day school dances, where the pressure was on and the gossip was flying about who would ask who to the dance, and although it may have seemed like a fun novelty then, in retrospect, we think… not so much. ... [Read More]
Graduate School Barbie comes in two forms: Delusional Master’s Barbie™ and Ph.D. Masochist Barbie™.
Every Graduate School Barbie comes with these fun-filled features guaranteed to delight and entertain for hours: Grad School Barbie comes out of the box with a big grin on her face that turns into a frown after 2 weeks or her first advisor meeting (whichever comes first). ... [Read More]
While loading her dishwasher one night, a WYSK staffer offered a silent "thank you" to its unknown inventor for saving her time and effort, along with the skin on her hands. In a twist of unbelievable serendipity, she then sat down to watch How It's Made on the Science Channel and nearly fell off her chair when she realized the episode was all about Josephine Cochrane, the WOMAN ... [Read More]
This Halloween, nothing seems to be safe from being transformed into a "sexy" costume. We introduced you to the sexy hamburger, and that was just one of hundreds of cheesy iterations of food costumes you can find in the shape of a tube dress. So, if you’re not into being french fries, pizza or an ear of corn, what is a woman supposed to do? TAKE BACK HALLOWEEN! ... [Read More]