Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”

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As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

Forty-five years ago she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department and has never left.

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

The tech startup founder also covers why it’s awesome, and how perspective matters.

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Passover… The Festival, The Symbolism, The Food For Thought

To our friends celebrating, we wish you a Spring fresh with new promises and a Passover blossoming with joy.

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Lammily: The New “Normal” Doll Shows That Average Is Beautiful

March 6, 2014 by

You may remember the “average Barbie” image by artist Nickolay Lamm that went viral last summer, showing what it would look like if Barbie had an average woman’s measurements. Well, Nickolay is back, and this time it’s not just an experiment. Instead of waiting for a toy company to create the anatomically correct doll, he’s gone and made one. ... [Read More]

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She Should Have Been The First Woman To Fly In Space… Meet Jerrie Cobb

March 5, 2014 by

Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb fell in love with flying the first time she climbed into her father’s 1936 Waco bi-wing airplane at the age of 12. From there, she went on to be a record-setting aviator and the first woman to pass qualifying exams for astronaut training in 1960, but wasn’t allowed to fly in space because of her gender. ... [Read More]

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Audra Fordin Teaching Women What They AUTO Know

March 5, 2014 by

Women are buying nearly half the new cars in the U.S., and outnumber men on American highways, but when it comes to fixing a flat or changing a brake light, many of us find it to be a daunting task. Car repair can be scary for anyone, but with WYSK Audra Fordin in the driver’s seat, more and more women are learning what they “auto” know. ... [Read More]

If You’ve Ever Been A 29 Or 31 Year Old Woman… Watch This

If You’ve Ever Been A 29 Or 31 Year Old Woman… Watch This

March 5, 2014 by

Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome, a.k.a. Garfunkel and Oates, play the same woman, 2 years apart. Kate plays the 29 year old version of the woman, Riki plays the 31 year old... and her story is oh so different. Can you relate? PS - This is a great prequel to the Perimenopause video we shared for the 40-somethings in the crowd... being a woman is so complexly awesome at any age, isn't it?! ... [Read More]

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Meet Alice Catherine Evans… She’s Why Our Milk Is Safe To Drink

March 4, 2014 by

From Pennsylvania farm girl to true heroine of American microbiology, Alice Catherine Evans (1881 - 1975) made one of the most medically important discoveries of the 20th-century. Unable to afford college, she started her career in 1901 as an elementary school teacher. But when Cornell University offered a free class on nature to rural teachers, Alice jumped at the chance ... [Read More]

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WATCH: This Amazing 12-Year-Old Girl Launches Hello Kitty Into The Stratosphere

March 4, 2014 by

Space exploration isn’t limited to NASA. Lauren Rojas was just 12 years old when she built a space balloon and launched her Hello Kitty doll into the Stratosphere for a school science fair to test “the effects of altitude on air pressure and temperature”. ... [Read More]

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ThirdLove App Uses Selfies To Customize The Perfect Bra For You

March 4, 2014 by

We’ve seen it before, the attempt to try and revolutionize breast measuring and provide solutions for the perfect fitting bra. So far, we haven’t been overly impressed by what’s out there, but with patented new technology, ThirdLove takes its turn at transforming the sizing and fit dilemmas women often encounter. ... [Read More]

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Happy Birthday To “The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century”… Jackie Joyner-Kersee

March 3, 2014 by

Today, March 3rd, 2014 marks the 52nd birthday of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a woman most people should know. Considered one of the world's greatest athletes (female or otherwise), Jackie is a 6 time Olympic medalist (winning 3 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals in 4 Olympic games) and STILL holds the World Heptathlon ... [Read More]