A King Cake Introduced Us To New Orleans’ First All-Women Mardi Gras Super Krewe

Boasting 39 elaborate parade floats carrying 2,232 costumed riders, the Mystic Krewe of Nyx just became the first all-women Mardi Gras super krewe.

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Monica Lewinsky Launches #BeStrong Emojis For World Safer Internet Day

“In today’s world, particularly online and especially for younger people, support—knowing you are not alone—is vital and can even save lives.”

Monica Lewinsky Launches #BeStrong Emojis For World Safer Internet Day

A Ballerina’s Tale: Feature Documentary on Misty Copeland Debuts Tonight On PBS

“I don’t think the classical ballet world will ever accept me. I’m black. I have a large chest. I’m muscular.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Offers Her “Awesome” Perspective On “Notorious RBG” Phenomenon

“So Justice Ginsburg how does it feel to become at this stage in your life this character, this T-shirt, fingernails, mugs image…”

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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Stop Taxing Our Periods – A Petition To U.S. State Legislators

December 8, 2015 by

Back in April 2015 we shared a series of comics by cartoonist Gemma Correll that illustrated the ridiculous “luxury” tax that is imposed on women’s feminine care products in the UK. If you are in the States and thought that you were immune to taxes on these essential products, well, you are wrong. Inspired by a petition ... [Read More]

ASMR Challenge: Does Anything Happen To You When You Hear This Woman’s Whispering Voice?

ASMR Challenge: Does Anything Happen To You When You Hear This Woman’s Whispering Voice?

December 8, 2015 by

Meet Maria. She's a YouTube sensation all because she's a master whisperer. That's right, you heard us... she whispers, and makes other soft sounds that her now over 500,000 Gentle Whispering subscribers clamor to hear. Why? Because they all experience a phenomenon called ASMR ... [Read More]

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Clothes Without Limits Is Redefining What It Means To Dress “Like A Girl”

December 7, 2015 by

This past September, Clothes Without Limits, a collective of ten independent, women-led small businesses, joined together to do what mainstream retailers aren’t - give girls a wider range of clothing options that reflect their varied interests. From atom dresses to dinosaur leggings, from longer shorts for active girls to t-­shirts ... [Read More]

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#AvaBarbie Is First Of Sheroes Dolls To Be Made Available To The Public, Sells Out In Minutes

December 7, 2015 by

Yesterday at 5:24 pm, Oscar-nominated “Selma” Director Ava DuVernay Tweeted that proceeds from her #AvaBarbie would benefit two of her favorite charities, which caused a tidal wave of excited anticipation on social media. The doll, which was initially created in her likeness to be a one-off for Barbie's Sheroes celebration, ... [Read More]

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Elizabeth Thompson Named Inaugural “Engineer Of The Future” By Autosport Williams

December 7, 2015 by

Last night, from among 5 finalists, 4 of which were young men, Elizabeth Thompson, an engineering student at the University of Oxford, was named the inaugural Autosport Williams "Engineer of the Future", an exciting new annual award created to recognize a rising star of Formula One engineering, and support them ... [Read More]

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4-Year-Old Girl Takes Full-Size Truck On Wild Test Ride (Remotely), Chaos & Giggles Ensue

December 4, 2015 by

Tucked safely away in a tower high above an obstacle-filled road course, 4-year-old Sophie Brown is handed a remote that puts her in total control of a full-size truck, "the toughest" Volvo claims to have ever built. The point of their live test is to demo just how seemingly indestructible the new Volvo FMX is ... [Read More]

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Illustrator Loryn Brantz Offers 7 Responses To Being Asked “When Are You Having Kids?”

December 4, 2015 by

'Tis the season for visits with relatives, friends, and neighbors. And with them can come awkward conversations, conversations that for countless women (married, partnering, dating, whatevering) inevitably include the question... "When are you having kids?" So in prep for this, two-time Emmy Award-winning ... [Read More]

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Pride And Prejudice Book-In-A-Year Calendar Gives Literary Treats Every Day

December 4, 2015 by

Although many of us depend on our electronic devices to keep track of our day-to-day activities, there’s still nothing like taking pen to paper and writing things down on an actual calendar, and there are some great ones for 2016! One of our favorite finds is the Pride and Prejudice 2016 Read a Book-In-A-Year Day-to-Day Calendar. ... [Read More]