Two weeks ago, Rebecka Silvekroon’s life took an unexpected and crazy turn after a photo she innocently took almost 3 years ago went viral, out of nowhere, catapulting her into the international media spotlight. The photo, which has now received more than 1 million “likes” on Facebook, was of a “fuller-figured” mannequin she saw at a Swedish department store. She took the photo ... [Read More]
Meet WYSK Kate Milliken. In 2006, at age 35, life was good. The driven, smart, athletic, fun seeking, single-gal-about-town was running her own video production company, mixing and mingling, and taking life by the balls in NYC. One morning, a week before Christmas that year, Kate woke up feeling really tired - like she hadn’t even slept - and caught herself tripping as she walked up the stairs. She ... [Read More]
If you are among the more than ONE BILLION people who have bought streets, and "constructed" houses or hotels, while wheeling and dealing your way to bragging rights as the real-estate mogul of your family, which token is your go-to talisman for the journey around the MONOPOLY board? The car, Scottie dog, thimble, top hat? Or maybe the wheelbarrow, boot, battleship, or iron? Depending on your preference, ... [Read More]
In the wake of the horrific Newtown, CT tragedy, so many of us were left asking, "What can I do?" In an attempt to answer this, drawing on her own personal experience, NBC News' Ann Curry took to social media earlier last week and caused a massive, unexpected wave of goodwill with a simple idea: "Imagine if we all committed 20 acts of kindness to honor the lost children of Newtown." Thousands of people ... [Read More]
As Sandy pummeled New York City and its over 8,200,000 residents with her high winds and more water than the metropolis has ever seen, the Fire Department of New York had a secret weapon on their emergency response team. Her name is Emily Rahimi. She alone helped countless New Yorkers over the course of 24 stormy hours, armed with nothing more than her keyboard and the @FDNY Twitter profile.
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If, by chance, you were in Paris last week, you may have seen a frenzy of activity on Rue de La Bonheur as a new, traveling pop-up shop for AdopteUnMec.com, which translates to AdoptAGuy.com, opened its doors in the city's chic, fashion district. The pop-up, which will be open for 10 days before it moves on to Brussels, Lausanne, Toulouse and Lyon, brings the popular French, online dating site to life as ... [Read More]
It's hard to wrap our heads around the fact that an entire year has gone by since the official launch of Women You Should Know® on September 7, 2011. And WHAT A YEAR IT HAS BEEN! We've gotten to know so many incredible women, posted about countless inspiring, thought provoking, interesting, sometimes blush-worthy and head scratching news/topics, and have learned so much.
While we have lots of favorite ... [Read More]