Women’s Equality Day: A Reminder Of How Far We Have Come

Produced and copyrighted in 1915, this propaganda postcard highlights the hypocrisy of opposition to voting rights for women.

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Women’s Equality Day: A Look At Its History, Obama’s Thoughts On Its Present

“When women are given the opportunity to succeed, they do.” – President Barack Obama

Governor Edwin P. Morrow signing the 19th Amendment Jan 1920

Sara Shaffer To Be Awarded National Firefighter Of The Year

“It’s been over 30 years since the first female was hired in PGFD. The trail was blazed, set and paved long before my arrival.”

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This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

Quincy Symonds may just be the best surfer and skater on the planet. Prepare to be inspired.

This 6 Year Old Surfer Is Making Big Waves

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Leatherdos… The MacGyver-esque Hair Clip That Doubles As A Wrench, A Screwdriver And So Much More

July 28, 2014 by

Remember how MacGyver was always able to get himself out of a life or death jam using random, ordinary items like duct tape, a paperclip, and a stick of chewing gum? Well, we’re pretty sure TV’s most resourceful secret agent (1985 - 1992) would trade his trusty Swiss Army Knife ... [Read More]

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Get Your “Fix” From Norma Vally… Ask A DIY Question. The Toolbelt Diva Will Answer.

July 25, 2014 by

Jean B was confused by countertops. Anna L had a bum electrical outlet. Sharon needed less pop on her glossy pink staircase. Laurel said, "No more!" to her popcorn ceiling. Nina wanted to clean her oven without nasty chemicals. AJ was grossed out by showerhead buildup. V White was looking to get creative with accent tiles. ... [Read More]

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Fifty Shades Of Grey… As A Feminist Fantasy

July 25, 2014 by

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Fix-It Friday: “Help! My Ring Went Down The Sink Drain!” How To Rescue Anything From Your P-Trap

My nieces and nephew are visiting with me this week, and although there are 3 bathrooms in the house, they all want to use my bathroom, of course. Yesterday, the little one came running to me, eyes as wide as dinner plates, totally panic stricken. "Aunt Norma..." then the tears started gushing. I was finally able to decipher ... [Read More]

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

Mary Poppins Quits Over Minimum Wage Pay [VIDEO]

July 24, 2014 by

Actor Kristen Bell channels her inner Mary Poppins in this hilarious new video for Funny or Die. She sings, dances, performs magical feats, and keeps a smile on her face while raising a banker’s kids, for minimum wage pay. Today marks five years since the last time Congress raised the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour. ... [Read More]

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Anna Runs America… 28 Year Old Covering 3,200 Miles For U.S. Veterans

July 24, 2014 by

On March 22nd, while other people were going for their morning jogs, Anna Judd was heading out from Venice Pier in Venice, CA on a 3,200 mile run across America. Powered by nothing but her own two legs, iron clad will, and compassion, the 28 year old artist is running not for herself, but for U.S. veterans. ... [Read More]

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A Shot Of WYSKy With Pioneering Aviatrix Amelia Earhart… Her Timeless Advice To Women

July 24, 2014 by

Though Amelia Earhart’s July 1937 disappearance over the Pacific remains shrouded in mystery, her courage, vision, and groundbreaking achievements in aviation and for women are known around the world. Today, on what would have been her 117th birthday, we’re celebrating everything the pioneering aviatrix ... [Read More]

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JCPenney Shows Body Diversity With Mannequins Inspired By “Real People”

July 24, 2014 by

Last year a Swedish department store made the bold move to showcase “fuller-figured” mannequins in their store. The company’s commitment to greater body representation was extremely well received, and images of the mannequins were viewed all over the world. Thanks to those efforts, we are slowly beginning to see ... [Read More]