Vintage Purses For 21st Century Feminists

“…the use of purses from the mid-twentieth century calls back to that critical era and reminds us how much has changed and, more importantly, how much has not.”


Iranian Artist And Activist Atena Farghadani In Prison And Facing Trial After Drawing A Political Cartoon

“Atena Farghadani is a prisoner of conscience – she has committed no real crime.”

Atena Farghadani

WYSKy News: BBC Is Creating A TV Movie About The Brontë Sisters!

“It’s an extraordinary tale of family tragedy and their passion and determination, against the odds, to have their genius recognised in a male 19th century world.”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Microcosm Mondays: Miniature Watercolor Paintings Inspired By Space

April 6, 2015 by

As a continuation of her 2013 miniature painting project, 365 Paintings for Ants, and 2014’s 365 Postcards for Ants, South African artist Lorraine Loots has embarked on her latest challenge for 2015: Potluck 100. In this new series of teeny, tiny watercolor paintings, Lorraine is creating 100 miniature paintings scattered over 25 weeks ... [Read More]

Easter eggs

Fix-It Friday: How To Use Eggshells In 6 Unexpectedly Egg-cellent Ways

With Easter and Passover upon us, 'tis the season for all sorts of egg related symbolism and activities - hard-boiling, coloring, decorating, hiding, hunting, basket filling, devil-ing (my Aunt Rose’s deviled eggs are our holiday favorite!). An egg-stravaganza of eggs! But did you know that eggshells are A LOT more than they’re cracked up to be? Turns out eggshells offer many natural ... [Read More]


‪‎Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Rebekah Gregory DiMartino Runs First Race Since Tragedy

April 2, 2015 by

After losing her left leg due to the horrific 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Rebekah Gregory DiMartino (on left in lead image) has shown an incredible amount of determination to run again. Despite numerous setbacks, this past Sunday, the 27-year-old competed in her first race since the tragedy. ... [Read More]


Baseball’s Other Jackie… The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth And Lou Gehrig

April 2, 2015 by

84 years ago today, April 2, 1931, 17-year-old southpaw Jackie Mitchell, the second woman to play baseball in the all-male minor leagues, pitched an exhibition game against the NY Yankees and struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, the most feared hitting duo in baseball history, back to back. The next day, the Baseball Commissioner voided her contract, claiming ... [Read More]

Comedy Trio Delivers Killer Lip Sync Montage Covering 8 Decades Of Music… In A Car

Comedy Trio Delivers Killer Lip Sync Montage Covering 8 Decades Of Music… In A Car

April 2, 2015 by

Buckle up for a hilarious ride, as Shae-Lee, Lana and Madison, the cheeky and brazen comedy trio known as SketchSHE, lip syncs their way through 8 decades of music (1941 - 2015), complete with costume changes... all from the confines of a car! They cover snippets of hits from The Andrews Sisters, Elvis, The Beatles, Queen, ... [Read More]


Illustrator Creates Coloring Books For Adults… Over 1 Million Sold!

April 1, 2015 by

There’s nothing better than a good book to relax and decompress from a long day, but it never dawned on us to reach for a coloring book! That’s right, coloring books for adults are becoming all the rage. This past weekend the The New York Times, reported that author Harper Lee's anticipated release "Go Set a Watchman," is being ... [Read More]

Selfie Shoes: Insert Phone In Shoe, Raise Leg, Tap Your Toe, Snap A Selfie

Selfie Shoes: Insert Phone In Shoe, Raise Leg, Tap Your Toe, Snap A Selfie

April 1, 2015 by

"No matter where you go, you’ll always be camera-ready. Just insert your phone into the port at the front of either your right or left shoe, raise it to the perfect angle and click the internal button with a tap of your toe to take the photo. With the Selfie Shoes, you no longer have to use your arm, so now both hands are free to be in the photo."- Miz Mooz PS - The brand has ... [Read More]


iArm Hits The Gadget Market, Causes “iWant!” Frenzy Among Multitaskers

April 1, 2015 by

In an April 1st exclusive, we’re excited to tell you about one of the coolest gadgets for your favorite devices that we’ve ever seen. From the creative brains at Delta Technology, you've gotta check out the iArm, a genius forearm mount that gives you, well, an extra arm. This is hands-free, multitasking at its finest people! ... [Read More]