This Is What Ladylike Looks Like

“Because being a woman, a girl or a lady is associated with many expected and unexpected attributes, actions and qualities.”

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Chocolate Lover’s Travel Guide

Love to travel? Love chocolate? Then you’re going to L-O-V-E this cross-continental, culinary road map of pure decadence.

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Fix-It Friday: Season Savvy DIY… How To Get Your Home Ready For Fall

You asked, she answered. Home improvement veteran Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally shares her tips on saying, “Goodbye Summer! Hello Fall!” all around your house.

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Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

“The internet was unhappy with the casting of True Detective season 2, so the creators have started from scratch with an entirely new show.”

Forget True Detective Season 2… Check Out Tiny Detectives With Ellen Page And Kate Mara

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Female Gamers Are Not To Be Ignored

August 21, 2014 by

The gaming industry is expected to generate sales of $100 billion this year, and they have women to thank for that! Yep, the gaming world, which notoriously depicts women in demeaning and unrealistic ways, or ignores them altogether, and which has been regularly criticized for its treatment of female gamers, has finally recognized the importance of targeting women as a way to boost its ... [Read More]

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National Senior Citizens Day: This Is What 60 Looks Like

August 21, 2014 by

On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed every August 21st to be National Senior Citizens Day. He said, "For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish, we owe older citizens our thanks and a heartfelt salute." But at what age do we all get magically promoted to the esteemed senior set? ... [Read More]

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Daughters Of A Cymbal Maker: Zildjian Women Are The New Keepers Of A 400 Year Old Legacy

August 21, 2014 by

What do the greatest rock bands, orchestras, jazz ensembles, and marching bands have in common? Zildjian… a percussion brand that is synonymous with the finest cymbals in the world. In Turkish or Armenian, the centuries old word means “son of a cymbal maker.” But today it has evolved to include the “daughters of a cymbal maker,” ... [Read More]

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Love Your Lines Encourages Women To Celebrate Their Stretch Marks

August 20, 2014 by

Earlier this week, two moms launched the Love Your Lines Instagram account, to encourage women to post photos of their stretch marks to celebrate what their bodies actually look like. The idea came from a conversation the friends were having about how their bodies had changed after childbirth. Approximately 80 percent of Americans have stretch marks, ... [Read More]

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A One In 8.4 Million Chance Meeting Between A Young Woman With A Dream And A Pioneering Female Firefighter

August 20, 2014 by

To toast the three year anniversary of our founders meeting WYSK Brenda Berkman, who became the subject of the very first video profile we premiered on our site, the ladies headed over to the W Hotel for an evening of celebratory cocktails. They never could have predicted what ... [Read More]

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Yoga Journal Has a Major Body Image Issue, and By Issue, I Mean Problem

August 20, 2014 by

By hollypenny  - Yoga Journal (YJ) has a major body image issue, and I’m not talking about the latest one with Hilaria Baldwin on the cover. Actually, I kind of am, but it goes a lot deeper than that. YogaDork recently posted a peek at the suspected new Yoga Journal website, complete with diet tips and lots of Lululemon sponsorship, ... [Read More]

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Emily Calandrelli Shows Off Coolest Aspects Of Space In New FOX Series For Teens

August 19, 2014 by

Emily Calandrelli, a 27-year-old astronautics expert, has been named host of “Xploration Outer Space,” a new syndicated series set to air on FOX-owned stations beginning in September. Its goal is to show off the coolest aspects of space and science to high school aged teens. As the show's host, Emily will take viewers on a fascinating journey to the outer reaches ... [Read More]

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Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Bravely Announces HPV Diagnosis On Twitter

August 19, 2014 by

This past Sunday, Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Speaker of the New York City Council, took to Twitter to make a major announcement about a very personal issue. Putting politics aside, she was focused on health... her health, specifically. The 45 year old Speaker was recently diagnosed with a high risk strain of HPV and decided to go ... [Read More]