Photo Series “Her│Self” Explores What Women See When They Look In the Mirror

“What better way to explore the source of women’s body image issues than to see, and hear, from women themselves?”

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Fix-It Friday: What To Do With Old Paint… Tips For Storing, Tossing, And Repurposing The Cans

Our home improvement expert and DIY guru Norma Vally “Toolbelt Diva” swoops in to help a WYSK reader whose house has become a paint can cemetery.

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His TEDx Talk Inspired Us To Get Women And Girls To #PoseLikeASuperhero

So by simply standing a certain way, you get a power boost, a stress reducer, and a kick of inspiration to take a risk!? Um… we’re all in!

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Women By The Numbers In Pictures

Some statistics on the status of women by Eleri Mai Harris.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Fix-It Friday: How To Turn An Ordinary Orange Into A Luxury Candle With DIY Zest

February 20, 2015 by

From crafts to renovation, I’m always on the hunt for fun, inexpensive, and eco-friendly DIY projects that yield great results. My latest project search was motivated by two factors - I’m a total candle junky but I hate spending mucho dinero to support my habit. Have you seen the price of "healthy" candles - 100% beeswax and ... [Read More]

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What You May Not Know About Author Amy Tan

February 19, 2015 by

As a child Amy Tan believed her life was duller than most. She read to escape. Her parents (immigrants from China) wanted her to be a doctor and a concert pianist. She secretly dreamed of becoming an artist. She began writing fiction when she was 33. Her first short story was published when she was 34, and three years later, she published her first book, a collection of short stories called The Joy Luck ... [Read More]

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Fifty Shades Of Kate’s Grey… Daily Mail Devotes Entire Article To Middleton’s Locks In New Beauty Policing Low

February 19, 2015 by

This morning, our friends from The Illustionists tweeted the above image with the following caption... "Bastion of journalism The Daily Mail devotes a whole article to Kate Middleton's few strands of grey hair #beautymyth." Allow us to point out that the Daily Mail's photo ... [Read More]

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Beautiful Indian Folk Dance With More Than 5000 Women Dancers Sets Guinness World Record

February 19, 2015 by

The Kaikottikali, one of the most popular South Indian folk dances from the state of Kerala, is usually performed by just a dozen women, but this one involved more than 5,000 dancers (5, 211 to be exact) and set a new Guinness World Record at this year’s Thanima 2015 arts festival. ... [Read More]

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The Atlas of Beauty: Photographs Of Women From Around The World

February 18, 2015 by

In an effort to show that beauty is everywhere, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc set off on a journey around the world photographing women and highlighting their cultures for a project she calls, The Atlas Of Beauty. In a statement sent to Women You Should Know, Mihaela told us about her inspiration for the project and the lessons ... [Read More]

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He Slams Her Looks and Size In Trainwreck Movie Review; Amy Schumer Responds, Includes Picture

February 18, 2015 by

In a recent "review" of director Judd Apatow's upcoming Trainwreck (July 2015), starring and written by Amy Schumer of Comedy Central’s Emmy-nominated Inside Amy Schumer, Hollywood Elsewhere blogger Jeffrey Wells describes the movie's lead as "chubby," with Lou Costello-esque "wide facial features," and likens ... [Read More]

Adult Wednesday Addams: Wednesday Vs. Catcallers

Adult Wednesday Addams: Wednesday Vs. Catcallers

February 18, 2015 by

You know we are BIG fans of highly creative women... we did, after all, build an entire subsite, WYSK-TV, to excusively showcase their work. So when we stumbled on Adult Wednesday Addams, a web series created by writer, actor, producer, and all around talented WYSK Melissa Hunter, we were beyond excited. Then we watched this episode (season 2, ep 3), and knew we had met our latest girl crush! The show, ... [Read More]

Tired Of Dumb Answers? Stop Asking Dumb Questions. #AskHerMore

Tired Of Dumb Answers? Stop Asking Dumb Questions. #AskHerMore

February 17, 2015 by

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, Heather Morris, and Dara Laine are sick of red carpet reporters only asking women about their appearance and not about their career. ... [Read More]