Photographer Reimagines Classical Paintings Featuring His 6-Year Old Daughter

Portrait photographer Bill Gekas, his wife Nikoleta and daughter Athena have put their family talents together to pay tribute to the old masters.

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Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”

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As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

Forty-five years ago she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department and has never left.

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

The tech startup founder also covers why it’s awesome, and how perspective matters.

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If You Build It: A Vision For A New Kind Of Classroom

If You Build It: A Vision For A New Kind Of Classroom

March 13, 2014 by

If You Build It is a documentary that follows designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller on their journey to transform a community through design and building. Emily is the founder and executive director of Project H, a non-profit that teaches youth to design and build their future with heart, hands, and hammers. The film shows the impact of the organization’s Studio H program, a design/build ... [Read More]

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When Skinny Dames Made Men Vamoose… #ThrowbackThursday

March 13, 2014 by

Despite the images that brands like Target use in their fashion advertising today, there was actually a time when "thigh gap" was NOT something to celebrate or aspire to. In fact, "skinny dames" were the pariahs of society, called out as unglamorous, unsexy, unpopular, beanpoles whose slight frames made men head for the hills. ... [Read More]

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Plant Your Pencil, Grow An Herb… Upcycling At Its Coolest And Greenest

March 13, 2014 by

Even if you do most of your writing with your fingertips these days, most of us still pick up a pencil every now and again. You write, you sharpen, you doodle, you sharpen, working that pencil all the way down until you've got nothing left but a stub. Imagine if you could take that useless stub and grow it into something useful, delicious, and fun? You can... with a little upcycling ... [Read More]

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Women In the Workplace: Then Vs. Now (Infographic)

March 12, 2014 by

From an equality standpoint, how do women really stack up in the workplace today when you look at titles held, advancement opportunities, aspirations, and how having kids factors into the mix? To answer that question, the folks at Human Resources MBA compiled all the info and put it in graphic form to show us. Check this out. ... [Read More]

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Tam-pondering: What I Discovered About Tampons… The Good, The Bad, And The Bloody

The tampon... something we’re so intimate with, yet know so little about. Of late I’ve had to become more up-close and personal with tampons than ever before in my life. For whatever the biological reasons, my "monthly gift" has decided to shower me with presents each month. ... [Read More]

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Yarn Bombing A Subway Car For Smiles

March 12, 2014 by

Anyone who takes public transit on a daily basis would likely agree that sometimes, it just sucks! The smell, the crowding and the complete lack of courtesy can really wear you down. It’s this daily grind that motivated street artist London Kaye O'Donnell to “yarn bomb” a subway car with crochet hearts and a smile in New York this past Valentine’s Day, and the results… well, you can see for yourself in the ... [Read More]

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From Trash to Art Treasure

March 11, 2014 by

Elisa Naranja Metalica Insua, 24, is a mixed media artist from Argentina, who uses other people’s trash to create her lively, colorful art pieces. She arranges a "cocktail" of materials, including toys, buttons, jewelry, components from ipods and computers, and other every day items she collects into her works. Fascinated with U.S. pop culture and iconic characters from American films and TV, Elisa also ... [Read More]

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Worship of Tools Day: Top 6 “Tools” Women Need To Tackle Life

March 11, 2014 by

Tools Day, a suspect national day of "worship", is celebrated every March 11th. Described as "a guy thing", as evidenced by the fact myth that "there are few things that the male population worships more than his tools" (a. who comes up with this stuff? and b. who writes it so poorly?), we wanted to throw a monkey wrench into the day since WE ... [Read More]