Both Born Deaf, Bonded By Love, Girl Teaches Her Four-Legged Best Friend Sign Language

July 7, 2016 by

"Meet PHS alum Walter and his little girl Julia. They share an incredible bond. Both were born deaf. Julia and Walter play together. Walter helps Julia with her homework and Julia teaches Walter sign language. Walter is Julia’s best friend." -  Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, via their Facebook page PS - Walter is a 7-month-old ... [Read More]

Are You Mostly Left-Brained or Right-Brained? This Flowchart Holds The Answer

June 20, 2016 by

Based on the theory of lateralization of brain function, it was once believed that people who tend to be more analytical (think language and logic skills) were "left-brained," whereas the "right-brained" leaned toward the creative (think spatial and visual skills). While complex humans clearly operate out of both hemispheres, according to the folks at HubSpot, ... [Read More]

Higher Learning Poster Woman: Meet Graduate School Barbie

April 8, 2016 by

By Unknown Author - 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 ... [Read More]

Girlpants… Because Women Deserve REAL Pockets

April 4, 2016 by

Girlpants is one of our favorite comics (circa April 2014) by David Willis for his Dumbing of Age webcomic series about college freshmen in a co-ed dorm at Indiana University, starring a Christian homeschooled girl and her atheist best friend. Thanks for making us belly laugh David, and for giving our false-pocket plight a much needed voice and platform. Women deserve REAL pockets! ... [Read More]

Valentine’s Day Hater Offers Her Simply Beautiful Take On Love

"I hate Valentine’s Day." WYSK Lifestyle Contributor Leah LaRocco is not shy (nor alone) when it comes to expressing abhorrence for February 14th. Her reasons are personal and varied... from how it made her feel when she was single, and current pressures to set up "some weirdly unromantic dinner in a crowded restaurant" with ... [Read More]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Offers Her “Awesome” Perspective On “Notorious RBG” Phenomenon

February 8, 2016 by

Last week, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the featured speaker in the Ursula Hirschmann lecture series at the European University Institute (EUI) in Italy. The conversation was led by Professor Ruth Rubio Marín from the Law Department, who at one point in the two hour interview asked the Associate Justice of the ... [Read More]

6 Christmas Quotes To Make You Feel Merry & Bright By Women You Probably Know

December 24, 2015 by

A dash of inspiration mixed with a splash of humor, and a pinch of honesty, makes one heck of a WYSKy Christmas cocktail that's sure to make you feel merry & bright. So raise your glasses to 6 women you probably know as we toast their wise and witty thoughts on the season. ... [Read More]

6 Awesome Wonder Woman Things We Found On “Wonder Woman’s” Facebook Page

December 22, 2015 by

We have never been shy about our LOVE of Wonder Woman... the comic, the hit 70s TV show, the iconic heroine, the Amazonian warrior, other WW-inspired stuff (e.g. the 2016 Barbie, a hilarious comic, empowering art, leather jacket, Converse All Stars, Mrs. Potato Head, etc.). So we decided to pop over to Lynda Carter's ... [Read More]