Courtney Church Discovers The Formula For Nerd-Chic With Periodically Inspired Brand

Her rad apparel and servingware collection features clever words and phrases formed by using the one and two-letter abbreviations of the elements’ names on The Periodic Table.

Brainy Chick

FCKH8’s “F-Bomb Princess” Video Isn’t Offensive… It’s Exploitative

“This video was scripted and slickly produced by a t-shirt company that evidently has no qualms about exploiting girls who are too young to understand the implications of the script they’re bringing to life.”

F-Bomb Feminism

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

“We turned the track the from pop-dance that it was, into a romantic ballad.”

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Is Reborn Thanks To Italy’s Singing Nun Sister Cristina Scuccia

Lord Of The Rings: British Designer Creates Literary Jewels From Pages Of Used Books

This handmade, bespoke jewelry collection captures the beauty of books in a truly extraordinary way.

Jayne Eyre-ring

Halle Becker

Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


One Woman’s Story Of Cancer, Lymphedema, And Hope

September 8, 2014 by

By Lisa Johnson - I didn’t always have this ham hock calf or these sausage toes. These are the affectionate names my husband Patrick and I have given my left leg, which has been afflicted with lymphedema since 2008. The diagnosis was surprising, but I had already had my share of shocking news. At age 29, I had cervical cancer ... [Read More]


Body Positivity Illustrated

September 5, 2014 by

This series of "Body Positivity" images were created and posted on Tumblr by Fortress-of-the-damned. The artist's intention was to make a statement about the beauty and diversity of the female body and the power women hold to make their own choices when it comes to how we look. The initial feedback received was mixed, but mostly supportive and agreeable. However, the artist also got a fair share of ... [Read More]


Christine McConnell: Queen of Creepy Cakes

September 5, 2014 by

Multi-talented photographer and stylist Christine McConnell loves to bake. Although she may look like an American 1950’s housewife, she creates deliciously disturbing creepy confections that are sure to make Betty Crocker quake in her pumps. Christine grew up watching Tim Burton and Alfred Hitchcock movies and has always been fascinated by the contrast of the orderly and the gruesome. ... [Read More]


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]