Scientist’s Priceless Reaction Over Philae Probe’s Historic Comet Landing

When Monica Grady, a leading British space scientist, watched the robot probe Philae land on a comet last week, her reaction was priceless.

Scientist’s Priceless Reaction Over The Historic Philae Comet Landing

Why I Lost All Faith In Humanity Today… He Spit On Me, Then His Friend Told Me To Go F*ck Myself

More proof positive that there is an underlying current of misplaced disrespect, aggression and hatred being directed at women…

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She Was Leaning In Back In 1908… Celebrating Gelatine Giant Rose Knox

This WYSK is the woman you should be thanking when you whip out that Knox Gelatine packet to make your favorite Thanksgiving cranberry mold.

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Raising Kids With Chronic Illnesses. Seeking Answers & Discovering Hope.

Autism, ADHD, Asthma, Allergies. Just one of these words can disrupt a mother’s preconceived ideas of how she will raise her children. This mom’s kids are living with all of them.

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Joi Gordon: Volunteering Your Way to A New Career

October 6, 2014 by

By Career 2.0 - Not everyone is as lucky as Joi Gordon. She discovered early in her career that she needed to make a change, that job satisfaction and happiness could only result from doing something that propelled her out of bed in the morning. And while Joi may have been lucky in her timing, she says it’s never too late to do what you love, especially if what you love is living a life of community service ... [Read More]

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Stating The Obvious: AdWeek Fem-vertising Panel Says Pro-Women Ads Are Effective

October 3, 2014 by

Yesterday, an all-female panel made up of industry powerhouses behind some of this year’s top pro-women ad campaigns gathered in New York for an AdWeek discussion. They came to talk about what women want more of from brands, and concluded the following, "Marketing campaigns that empower women and girls rather than ... [Read More]

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Bibbidi-Bobbidi-BOO: Artist Draws Disney Princesses Dressed Up For Halloween As Fictional Heroines

October 3, 2014 by

Last October, accomplished artist Isaiah "Izzy" Stephens, a recent Media Arts and Animation graduate of the New England Institute of Art, combined his love of drawing with his love of strong female heroes to create a special Disney Princess Halloween series that caught our attention. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Use A Pizza Stone… A Delicious DIY Fix For National Pizza Month

"When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore"... sung by beloved Dean Martin, I’d sooner say, "When a pizza pie hits your mouth, that’s amore!" For me, amore, love, isn’t quite strong enough a word to describe my feelings towards pizza. A better description would be adore, crave, an addiction - simply put, ... [Read More]

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10 Things You Should Know About Jerrie Mock, The First Woman To Fly Solo Around The Globe

October 2, 2014 by

Earlier this week Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, died at her home in Quincy, FL. She was 88. In 1964, Jerrie was a 38-year old housewife from Columbus, OH when she set out on the 29 day, 23,000 mile journey, accomplishing what her childhood hero ... [Read More]

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Men Who Hate Men Who Support Women

October 2, 2014 by

Following her UN Speech, Emma Watson was threatened with the release of nude photos. After criticizing the use of women as background decoration in video games, particularly in violent and sexual ways, prominent media critic Anita Sarkeesian received death and rape threats that forced her out of her own home. Menacing and senseless barbs hurled through digital space by faceless, misguided ... [Read More]

Dove Film Reminds Us That What You Say About Your Body Matters

Dove Film Reminds Us That What You Say About Your Body Matters

October 2, 2014 by

Gloria Steinem once said, "Every time a woman passes a mirror and criticizes herself, there’s a girl watching." It’s this sentiment that the beauty brand Dove captures in its latest Self-Esteem Project film Legacy. Produced by Ogilvy Paris, the video opens with five women being asked to write a list about what they like and what they don’t like about their bodies. ... [Read More]

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New Breast Cancer Awareness Ads Use Tweaked Social Media Icons To Make Important Point

October 1, 2014 by

It’s October 1st, which means we have officially entered Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The newest campaign to encourage women to check their breasts and do self-exams regularly comes from DDB Singapore for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Despite being Singapore specific, the ads translate perfectly ... [Read More]