Thunder Thighs: Where My Strong Legs Have Carried Me, And How I Learned To Love Them

“When I was riding, I felt like I was flying. I found a new way to dance, balanced on two slick wheels, swerving and swirling downhill.”

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Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

“I would remind us that half of the humans are girls or women. So then why don’t we have all half of the scientists be women? What the heck?”

Bill Nye The Science Guy On Women In STEM And His Top Secret Code Breaking Mom

This 5th Grader’s Science Project About Stuffed Animals And Germs Was Published In A Medical Journal

Because of Gaby’s science project, kids are able to bring their stuffed animals into the O.R. for comfort, minus the health risk.

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What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid? This Woman Is Challenging Herself To 100 Days Without Fear

“Not doing something you want to do because you’re afraid is the scariest thing of all.”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Pretty Time: Artist’s Hilarious Interpretation Of Beauty Products, Techniques, And Trends

June 9, 2015 by

When Megan Nicole Dong is not hard at work as a story artist for DreamWorks Animation, contributing her talents to films like How to Train Your Dragon 2, she’s creating clever comics for the web. Her latest stroke of amusing brilliance is a series of cosmetics comics that offer Megan's hilarious interpretation of ... [Read More]

7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days: One Woman’s Dream Trip Around The Globe

7 Wonders Of The World In 13 Days: One Woman’s Dream Trip Around The Globe

June 9, 2015 by

Megan Sullivan wanted to see the world, but for several years, she used every excuse in the book to push the dream aside while letting life take over. But, in 2014, after a year of difficult challenges, including a skin cancer diagnosis, Megan came to the realization that it was time to follow through. ... [Read More]

Real Life Karate Kid… She’s 9 Years Old And As Fierce As They Come

Real Life Karate Kid… She’s 9 Years Old And As Fierce As Warriors Come

June 8, 2015 by

Move over Ralph Macchio... and Hilary Swank... and Jaden Smith (can they stop remaking the same movie already?). There's a new "karate kid" in town, but she's the real deal. Meet Jesse-Jane McParland, a soft-spoken 9-year-old from Ireland's County Armagh, who's ready to give the legendary Jackie Chan a run for his martial arts money. Jesse recently took ... [Read More]

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Photographer Candace Karch And Her 97-Year-Old Muse, Marie Ulmer

June 8, 2015 by

At the age of eight, Candace Karch discovered the camera, and it’s been a lifelong love affair ever since. The Philadelphia-based photographer’s unique perspective shines through all of her work, but particularly in her images of people. “I photograph people in moments. ... [Read More]

Bloody Hilarious: When Tampons Go Rolling On The Tube And The Most Insane Period Myths From History

Bloody Hilarious: When Tampons Go Rolling On The Tube And The Most Insane Period Myths From History

June 8, 2015 by

From taxes and taboos, to mastering the art of hiding sanitary items up our sleeves on our way to the restroom, there is still way too much embarrassment and stigma swirling around a woman's period. So the folks at V.Point, a London based news site, decided it was time to blow the lid off all things period with an ... [Read More]

Break The Box: A PSA About Gender Stereotypes

Break The Box: A Powerful PSA About Breaking Free From Gender Stereotypes

June 5, 2015 by

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA), an organization committed to ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention and advocacy, released Break the Box, a PSA about "identifying and breaking free from gender stereotypes that can lead to sexual violence." ... [Read More]

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Girl Wonder: My Unforgettable (And Intimidating) Conversation With An 11-Year-Old High School Valedictorian

June 5, 2015 by

"Inspiration motivates you to reach your destination." In the middle of our casual chat, this beautifully profound statement so effortlessly rolled off her tongue that, after reminding myself I was speaking with an 11-year-old, and then picking my jaw up off the floor, I had to ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: 10 Interesting Things You Should Know About Norma Vally… Our Toolbelt Diva

June 5, 2015 by

This Woman You Should Know is so many things... a seasoned veteran of home repair and improvement, the former host of Discovery Home Channel’s series "Toolbelt Diva" and a show on Sirius Satellite Radio by the same name, an acclaimed author, a proud aunt, a mom to rescue kitty Dexter, an accomplished cook, ... [Read More]