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If You Had Nine Lives How Would You Live Them? Artists Respond With Awesome Pop Art Series Of Iconic Heroes As Cats

December 12, 2014 by

Artists Candace Patterson and Will Kiser, committed partners in life and in "making art for the people," set out to create an inspiration packed, visual mashup centered on the two things they are obsessed with most: cats and pop art. The result is NINE LIVES, an original ... [Read More]

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry: A Provocative Look At The Feminist Movement

December 11, 2014 by

At a time when the women’s movement seems to be at the center of great  debate, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry provides a necessary and provocative look at the birth of women’s lib between 1966-1971. Directed by award-winning documentary producers Mary Dore and Nancy Kennedy, the film re-introduces the feminist movement ... [Read More]

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The Surprising Truth Behind The “Armor Dress” That Whipped Our Facebook Page Into A Frenzy

December 9, 2014 by

Last week, we randomly stumbled on this photo in the deep bowels of the web. Having no caption or accompanying details, we didn’t know what we were looking at; we just knew this "Armor Dress" was insanely awesome and would make anyone wearing it look like a total badass. We came to learn - thanks Google! - that the dress was connected ... [Read More]

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Born With Curiosity, The Grace Hopper Movie

December 2, 2014 by

Grace Hopper lived a life of firsts. She was among the first girls in her neighborhood to have electricity in her home, one of the first generations of women in the US to vote in a presidential election, one of the first women ever to receive an advanced degree in mathematics, and one of only a handful of female admirals in the US Navy. ... [Read More]

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2014 Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: Road Warriors Will Lead The Pack Going Over The River And Through The Wood

November 25, 2014 by

The AAA Travel Forecast for 2014 predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, the highest since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over last year. Leading the pack will be the road warriors ... [Read More]

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She Was Leaning In Back In 1908… Celebrating Gelatine Giant Rose Knox

November 18, 2014 by

Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Rose Knox. Born today, November 18, in 1857, this WYSK is the woman you should be thanking when you whip out that Knox Gelatine packet to make your favorite Thanksgiving cranberry mold next week. Considered one of America's leading businesswomen, Rose co-founded Knox Gelatine in the late 1800s and revolutionized ... [Read More]

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Vietnam Women’s Memorial: Honoring The 265,000 Forgotten Women Who Served

November 11, 2014 by

"In an era of universal polemics and political unrest - with no thought of glory, with no fanfare or public notice - 265,000 women volunteered to go where they were needed, to do what was needed. The era was known as Vietnam, and these young women, most in their 20s, risked their lives to care for our country's wounded and ... [Read More]

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Queens Of Noise: Women In Punk Rock

Punk has a special place in my heart; I grew up listening to the likes of the Clash, and as I started learning to play guitar and bass, the distorted, smart commentary of these bands especially spoke to me. But the more I listened to these rock greats, the more I realized women in the field, particularly as musicians and writers, were anomalies. ... [Read More]