Meet The 9 Women Named National Book Awards Finalists

Winners or not, we are looking forward to adding several of these books to our growing must read list.


WYSK Angela Dee Named 2014 Agent Of Change By Huff Post Women

Journalist Greg Archer calls her one of “5 Inspiring Women Worthy Of Your Attention Right Now,” a fact we already knew.


Caffeinated Hand Job: Espresso When You Want It, Wherever You Are

New Minispresso hand powered portable machine lets you make espresso on-the-go.


Halle Becker

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Fix-It Friday: How to Not Get Screwed by a Stubborn Screw

September 5, 2014 by

"I am putting together a LP gas fire pit table for the patio. The legs (metal) attached to the tabletop (metal) with hex screws. One of the screws will not tighten in its hole. It just keeps turning endlessly. I tried to back it out by unscrewing it but I cannot get it to back out either, again it just turns and turns. Have I stripped it? ... [Read More]


Changing the Face of Advertising With Special Needs Models

September 4, 2014 by

It’s back to school and if you’ve had your television on lately, it’s likely you have seen the abundance of ads promoting clothes, school supplies and absolutely anything else a kid may need to conquer the classroom. But it’s what you don’t see in these ads that inspired mom and photographer Katie Driscoll to take things into her own hands. ... [Read More]

Wildlife Inspector

This Is What Happens When The U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Plays With LEGO

September 4, 2014 by

WYSK is proud to partner with the Midwest U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) to bring you the Women in Science: Connecting with the Future series. Like so many of us, the team at FWS was inspired by the LEGO Research Institute set featuring female scientists at work. The FWS LEGO designs ... [Read More]


One Awesome Breastfeeding Mama

September 3, 2014 by

This most awesome comic is by woman you should know Heather Cushman-Dowdee, the creator of Hathor the Cowgoddess and Mama Is... comics about breastfeeding, homebirthing, attachment parenting and motherhood. Check out more of Heather's comics and original writing at her website. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter too. ... [Read More]

Love The Skin You’re In. #SeetheRealMe with Azure Antoinette

Love The Skin You’re In. #SeetheRealMe with Azure Antoinette

September 3, 2014 by

Clean & Clear, the skin care brand, recently launched a new campaign called #SeetheRealMe. The campaign is aimed at inspiring teenage girls to “reveal their true selves,” and not let their appearances or imperfections define them. This video, featuring poet and writer Azure Antoinette, offers an impactful ... [Read More]


Thoughts On The Leaked Nude Celeb Photos: The Motivation & The Victim Blaming

September 2, 2014 by

By John Marcotte - Over the weekend, hundreds of naked photos of famous women celebrities were leaked onto the Internet. Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and dozens more. The photos were reportedly stolen from the celebrities’ own cell phones and cloud accounts by hackers ... [Read More]


Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever

September 2, 2014 by

Women have left their mark on the world, at times changing the course of history and at other times influencing small but significant spheres of life. These fearless and pioneering women you should know are just a few who made an indelible mark by being strong, brave, and human, regardless of society’s expectations for them. ... [Read More]

Labor Of Love, Chapter Two: Discovering A New Passion… After Retirement

Labor Of Love, Chapter Two: Discovering A New Passion… After Retirement

September 1, 2014 by

Woman You Should Know Brenda Berkman was one of the first female firefighters in NYC. Now, as a retired captain, she's one of the last people keeping the art of lithography alive. This pioneering firefighter turned artist, proves that retiring from a career you thoroughly enjoyed doesn’t mean you won’t discover a new labor of love to pursue in the next chapter of your life. ... [Read More]