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…


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.


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.



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


Faux Feminist Rally Takes Center Stage At Chanel Runway Show

October 1, 2014 by

If designer Karl Lagerfeld really wants to be on the ‘front lines’ of the feminist movement, he’ll need to do a lot more than make a lame fashion statement cloaked as feminism. Yesterday, Lagerfeld, who’s not known for his kindness to women, closed out his Chanel Spring 2015 collection show in Paris by staging a faux feminist rally. ... [Read More]


Six Lessons I’ve Learned As A Plus Size Athlete

September 30, 2014 by

By Louise Green - In 2008 I gave birth to my son; three months later I decided, despite my leaking boobs, the tail end of postpartum and weighing in at my all time heaviest weight of 242lbs, that this was the perfect time to become a personal trainer. Upon acquiring all my certifications I opened my business, Body Exchange, and I dedicated my services to the plus-size woman. ... [Read More]

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

The Evolution Of The Desk (1980 – 2014)… Cool Time Lapse Video Shows How Technology Has Transformed Personal Office Space

September 30, 2014 by

BestReviews, a company incubated out of the Harvard Innovation Lab, has encapsulated this history of technology, as it relates to the office, in this time lapse video, The Evolution Of The Desk, "demonstrating the steep shift from cork boards and fax machines to Pinterest and PDFs." ... [Read More]

Real Women, Real Bodies: A New Campaign To Promote Healthy Body Image

September 30, 2014 by

Real Women, Real Bodies (RWRB) has one vision in mind: to help women feel beautiful inside and out. Founded this past spring by University of Wyoming students Sydney Stein, Hannah King, and Morgan Looney, the organization’s mission is “to promote healthy body image in women through ad campaigns and guest speakers on campus.” ... [Read More]

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Sister Act: 7 Year Old Declares October 1 Wear Your Superheroes Day For Her Lil’ Sis

September 29, 2014 by

Leanna is a 5-year-old girl who loves superheroes. But, as her father explains, "when she wears her superhero clothes to kindergarten, the boys tell her that superheroes are 'for boys.' She has even started to wear her jacket all day to keep from being hassled about it." GASP!! This does not fly in our WYSKy book. ... [Read More]

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Her Body

September 29, 2014 by

"There is not a woman or girl in my life who has not struggled with her relationship to her body. Worrying about having the perfect body keeps us from working on the important things - relationships, goals, creativity, and big dreams all get pushed aside when all we can think about is losing weight. Changing the way we think about our bodies starts with our conversations with other women, and I can't think ... [Read More]

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Yes Means Yes: California Governor Signs Landmark Sex Assault Law Affecting State Colleges

September 29, 2014 by

On Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a "yes means yes" law, making California the first state in the nation “to require all state colleges to adopt a policy of unambiguous, affirmative consent by students engaged in sexual activity.” Al Jazeera America reported, “The legislation defines consent as 'an affirmative, conscious and voluntary ... [Read More]


15 Great Moments From My Afternoon With Kirsten Gillibrand & Gloria Steinem

September 29, 2014 by

By Cynthia Hornig - Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a talk at the 92nd Street Y given by New York Senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand (D) with Gloria Steinem. The two discussed Senator Gillibrand’s new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, women and politics. It was like being a fly on the wall ... [Read More]