Spaghetti And Meatball Cake? Meet the Woman Behind This Wacky Creation

Ann Reardon, founder of the blog, “How To Cook That”, tells her story the only way she knows how to… in chocolate.

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Who Are The Women WE Should Know?

Tell us… we’re ready to listen.

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A Woman’s Inspirational Prose, As She Prepares To Run The Boston Marathon Today

Following her Boston Marathon experience last year, Sandra Laflamme, aka Organic Runner Mom, prepares to run in today’s race.

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Meet The WYSK Who Put The Wonder In Wonder Woman

Jeannie Epper stood in front of moving cars, crashed through windows and leapt from tall buildings as Lynda Carter’s stunt double throughout the TV series.

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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]

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She “Had An Eye At The Tip Of Each Finger”… Meet The Outstanding 19th c. OB Who Invented The Vaginal Speculum

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Marie Gillain Boivin was born in Montreuil, just outside of Paris, in 1773. She was educated by nuns who ran a hospital at Etampes, where her talents attracted the attention of Madame ... [Read More]

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Dads Pose With Their Babies In A New Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign

March 10, 2014 by

It’s 2014 and women are still being stigmatized when it comes to breastfeeding in public. Just a few weeks ago, a Delta Airlines employee informed a customer that she could not breastfeed on a flight without a cover. The interaction between the customer and the representative created a firestorm on social media. ... [Read More]

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Giveaway: “Founding Mothers, Remembering The Ladies”, By Cokie Roberts

March 10, 2014 by

We recently introduced you to the new children’s book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies, by Cokie Roberts - a look at the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters who helped forge our great nation. Beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Diane Goode, Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies introduces young readers to the brave, ... [Read More]

Emily’s Hair: Three-Year-Old Donates Her Hair To Kids With Cancer

Emily’s Hair: Three-Year-Old Donates Her Hair To Kids With Cancer

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Emily James, a compassionate and spunky 3-year old girl, decided, with the help of her parents Amy and Richard James, to donate her long hair to kids who lost theirs due to illness. Emily’s parents happen to be filmmakers and documented the process, resulting in the delightful and moving short film, Emily’s Hair. ... [Read More]

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IWD2014: Unsafe Surgery Threatens Millions Of Women’s Lives

March 8, 2014 by

By Sarah Kessler - Dr. Ronke Desalu, an Associate Professor and Consultant in Anaesthesia at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, handles a full caseload of teaching, research and paediatric anaesthesia. She is pleased you’re able to see her photo – she’s had a run of uncooperative Internet days in Lagos, Nigeria. ... [Read More]

Girls with Books: A New Global Power Raises Its Voice On International Women’s Day 2014

Girls With Books: A New Global Power Raises Its Voice On International Women’s Day 2014

March 8, 2014 by

Today, March 8th is International Women's Day 2014, a time when the world recognizes women, our achievements, and the importance of standing up for our rights. As we firmly believe that the brave girls of today will be the Women You Should Know of tomorrow, in honor of #IWD2014, we’re sharing this rousing short ... [Read More]