This is a fake commercial made in 1998 by Phil Lord and Chris Miller for a series of educational shorts about action figures based on historical figures. Its educational value was somewhat suspect. It was never aired, which is really too bad because we LOVE it! That's why we decided to help give it a second life by airing it on Women You Should Know. ... [Read More]
Friday starts the 10th annual global fundraising campaign Movember, an event that encourages men (aka Mo Bros) to grow a moustache during the month of November, to raise funds for and awareness of testicular and prostate cancers as well as to combat mental health issues.
Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable ... [Read More]
We kicked-off Breast Cancer Awareness month by telling you about BITS OF LOVE jewelry’s new BOOB ring, a cheeky, but powerful design created to be a BOLD show of LOVE and HOPE for women everywhere. Now we’re closing out the month by giving one of these inspiration packed rings away.
Handcrafted in sterling silver and set with two genuine pink rubellite tourmaline “O’s”, ... [Read More]
It’s not news that Twitter has a woman problem. Not a lack of women Tweeting, but rather a lack of women on the company’s board. Just as they prepare to go public next week, Twitter has found itself at the center of the controversy regarding the overall lack of female representation on the boards of some of the largest players in Silicon Valley. ... [Read More]
Shixie (Xiangjun) Shi is an animator, documentary filmmaker, and world traveler who also happens to have a degree in physics. Having lived in China, Russia, United Kingdom, and now in the U.S., Shixie wants to use her work to break down communication barriers between people, across cultures and academic fields. ... [Read More]
By Christine Hyatt - With Halloween just around the corner, the time is ripe to explore some fantastic cheeses which may look a wee bit scary on the outside, but which are gems of flavor perfection – a truly grown up treat.
For the uninitiated, some selections in the cheese case may look a bit menacing, but don’t let that dissuade you. ... [Read More]
During the 4th and 5th centuries B.C., the ancient Greeks made so many extraordinary achievements in the areas of government (democracy), science (medicine/astronomy), philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle), architecture, and the arts, all of which shaped Western civilization. Now thousands of years later, in the 21st century A.D., their modern Greek descendants give us ... [Read More]
Edith Head was a celebrated Hollywood costume designer. Her 35 Oscar nominations and 8 wins make her not only the most honored costume designer but the most honored woman in any category in Academy Award history, to date. Google has marked the 116th anniversary of her birth (October 28, 1897) with a gorgeous tributary Google Doodle today. ... [Read More]