Samaya Clark-Gabriel is your average 6-year-old, but when she has a basketball in her hands something truly extraordinary happens. Over the last few months, the pint-sized baller has developed a crazy skill set that defies age, physicality, and logic, earning her the hometown moniker "Brooklyn Phenom". ... [Read More]
By Dale DeBakcsy - Creating a research lab is tough. You’ve got to recruit people of complementary talents, give them the resources to be successful, and keep them just happy enough to not want to leave but, you know, not too happy. That dynamic of recruitment and opportunistic head-hunting is at the core of Luana Games‘s latest educational card game: Women in Science. ... [Read More]
On October 15, 1951, I Love Lucy made its television debut, cementing Lucille Ball’s status as one of America's top comedic actresses, and pioneering a new sitcom genre that would influence countless family-related sitcoms for years to come. The success of the show was unmatched, as was Lucille’s perfectionism and hard work. ... [Read More]
By Marion Fasel - How did Greek jewelry designer Elena Votsi who is known for her bold sculptural work win the competition to design the Olympic medal for the Summer Games? The story started right before the 2004 Olympics in Athens. To celebrate the return of the event to its place of origin, the Olympic Committee decided ... [Read More]
WYSK reader Annette wrote in with a question about window sealing. “I live with my sister and brother-in-law. He insists he is in charge of house maintenance, but has never bothered to caulk/seal the window of the room I'm in, and it constantly smells like damp plywood, I assume from the inside of the window frame." So Annette ... [Read More]
There are thousands of athletes competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics, and all of them have a story about their journey, but one that has really captivated us is that of boxer Claressa “T-Rex” Shields.
In 2012, Claressa became the first American woman to earn an Olympic gold medal in boxing, a monumental achievement for anyone, but especially for a then 17-year-old living in poverty in Flint, ... [Read More]
Parenting blogger Doyin Richards is the dad of two daughters, a feminist, and the T-ball coach for the only all-girls team in his local Los Angeles area league.
In this video from Upworthy, Doyin talks about wanting his daughters to always have a seat at the table, whether it is playing T-ball or anything else they choose to do in life. ... [Read More]
"For Hillary, read it from bottom to top."
This is the critical instruction that punctuates editorial cartoonist Joe Heller's "Two Views" cartoon, which he released last Friday to offer his perspective on the Trump and Clinton presidential campaigns. ... [Read More]