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]
Although Hillary Clinton hasn’t committed to running in the next presidential election (yet!), she has remained steadfast in her commitment to empowering women around the globe.
On Friday, at the 10th annual Pennsylvania Conference For Women, the former Secretary of State outlined her plan for No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project, created through the Clinton Foundation. ... [Read More]
Tomorrow - Sunday, November 3rd - at 2:00 AM marks the end of Daylight Saving Time for 2013. So, be sure to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight.
We revel in the "extra hour" of sleep reverting back to Standard Time brings on Sunday morning, but that quickly wears off and then this time of year can seem kind of depressing. The days feel much shorter and there ... [Read More]
Skateistan is an innovative, non-profit organization that uses skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth to provide opportunities for education and creative thinking that help break the cycle of poverty and exclusion.
With programs in Afghanistan and Cambodia, Skateistan has proven that skateboarding cannot ... [Read More]
"Hi Norma - I REALLY need to clean my oven so my Thanksgiving turkey doesn’t taste like everything else I’ve made in it of late. It’s seven years old and not self-cleaning. I’ve avoided doing it because I don’t want to set-off a cloud of noxious chemicals in my kitchen for a whole day. Is there a non-toxic way to clean a non-self cleaning oven? Thanks so much!" - WYSK Reader Nina ... [Read More]
[UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming public feedback this has received, the artist made what he calls "a small but important amendment to his Anne Frank cartoon." You can check it out here.]
Compliments of an invaluable introduction by WYSK Melissa Wardy, Women You Should Know had a chance to speak with David Trumble, ... [Read More]
For most kids Halloween is synonymous with candy, but for Roxy Klein, candy has always been an all-year round affair. Roxy, 35, is known as Candy Creator at Can You Imagine That! Inc., the $1 million plus candy manufacturing company she co-owns with her dad, David Klein, the man behind Jelly Belly jellybeans. ... [Read More]
This is a fake commercial made in 1998 by Phil Lord and Chris Miller for a series of educational shorts about action figures based on historical figures. Its educational value was somewhat suspect. It was never aired, which is really too bad because we LOVE it! That's why we decided to help give it a second life by airing it on Women You Should Know. ... [Read More]