Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

“When, how, and why did size zero become the norm when two thirds of women are considered ‘plus-size’ sitting between a size 10 to 14?”

Straight/Curve Film: A Documentary About The World Of Plus-Size Modeling

LEGO Minifigures Continue To Include More Women In STEM And Non-Traditional Fields

First there was Professor C. Bodin. Then came the trio of female scientists from the Research Institute. Now there are even more women minifigs with really cool jobs…

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One Of The Most Famous Women In The World Gets A Caffeinated Makeover

“This Mona Lisa painting is a mixture of Greek Coffee and Espresso brewed specifically to create the dark shades and to give the old vintage feel to it.”

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Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

“If I’ll be half as cool and alive as these two women, I will not be afraid of getting old.”

Two Raging Grannies Fighting For A Better Future For Their Grandchildren

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Headstrong: A New Book Featuring 52 Of History’s Brightest Female Scientists

May 18, 2015 by

When rocket scientist Yvonne Brill passed away in 2013, the New York Times published an obituary (which has since been edited) that started with a paragraph about her cooking skills, and her role as a wife and mother. It wasn’t until the second paragraph that readers learned about Ms. Brill’s incredible achievements and brilliant ... [Read More]

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Strong Girl Anthem, #Strengthie Photos Aim To Crush Extreme Poverty With Girl Power

May 18, 2015 by

On May 13th, ONE.org, the international advocacy organization, co-founded by Bono, that works to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, launched its latest campaign, Poverty Is Sexist, which aims to empower girls and women in the poorest countries, so that they can lift their own communities ... [Read More]

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The Hoodie That Lets Women Rock Their Inner Chewie… And Other Cool Star Wars Garb

May 15, 2015 by

A month ago, in a galaxy far, far away (Los Angeles), one designer and her intergalactic fashion team unleashed a collection of Star Wars apparel for women called Goldie Strikes Back. While there are a number of cool pieces, like the R2-D2 sweater and Vader tank, the I Am Chewie hoodie is by far the brightest star ... [Read More]

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Big Sonia: A Brave Holocaust Survivor Making A Huge Impact 70 Years Later

May 15, 2015 by

By Leah Warshawski - My husband and I were in Shanghai recently (at a few international schools) screening our last film (FINDING HILLYWOOD) and showing a clip from our new film in production, BIG SONIA. Halfway though the clip you see the number tattooed on Sonia’s forearm as she’s arranging scarves in her tailor ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: To Flush or Not To Flush… Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Toilet, Drain, Or Garbage Disposal

In a previous Fix-it Friday column, I wrote about how to unclog a toilet, which got me to thinking... an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, or a quart of Liquid Plumr. Back when I did a lot of plumbing work with my cousin Sal in Brooklyn, I unclogged more toilets, clean-outs, shower ... [Read More]

Supergirl… A First Look At The New Fall Series

Supergirl… A First Look At The New Fall Series

May 14, 2015 by

CBS just released a first look at their new, highly anticipated fall series, Supergirl, an adaptation of the DC Comics superhero character. As the story goes... SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, ... [Read More]

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“Congrats, You Have An All Male Panel!” Meet The Brilliant Women Who Are Making Inequality Visible On Tumblr

May 14, 2015 by

As you are reading this, images from the new tumblr page - All Male Panels - are being shared at warp speeds across social media thanks to the use of clever snark (and David Hasselhoff’s Hoffsome-ness) to highlight a serious issue. The growing-by-the-minute visual feed ... [Read More]

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Kitterly Makes Finding Your Next (Or First) Knitting Project Easy

May 14, 2015 by

Oh to be able to knit! The idea of taking a ball of yarn and making it into something beautiful that can be worn, gifted to loved ones, or to help others is a skill that has eluded us… until now. Starting with a shared vision on how crafting should be in the 21st century, Elizabeth Rowen, the founder and owner of Knit Culture Studio, and Mari Bower, ... [Read More]