Cooking With Ava: 3-Year-Old Demos How To Make ‘Nut Seller’ (Nutella) Crepes

March 16, 2017 by

"Everyone wants me to make pancakes. I'm a lot fancier than that. So today we're making crepes!" Since the September 2016 debut of her online series, 'Cooking with Ava', this 3-year-old has become quite the celebrity "chef" with legions of adoring fans, like us, who love to learn and laugh along with her as she tackles all sorts of recipes. Apparently, one of the most common ... [Read More]

These Girl Scouts Transformed Into 12 Of History’s Greatest Trailblazers And Icons For Inspiring Photo Shoot

March 15, 2017 by

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Girl Scouts of the USA partnered with Tricia Messeroux, founder of Toddlewood, to celebrate the extraordinary women who’ve come before us in a truly dynamic way. So in addition ... [Read More]

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, Lady Gaga of 17th Century Science

March 15, 2017 by

1653. A noble lady of reduced means is fretting away in a ramshackle apartment that is the best she can manage in light of the times. Her husband, the gallant, horse-mad Duke of Newcastle, is in exile on the continent as a Royalist, and is depending on her to raise funds in England to keep his creditors fed. ... [Read More]

Tracey Ullman Sketch Illustrates Absurdity Of Victim Blaming

March 14, 2017 by

In the latest episode of her comedy sketch show, Tracey Ullman brilliantly demonstrates the absurdity of the line of questioning that many victims often endure when reporting a sexual assault. “You look quite provocatively wealthy. ... Just a bit of an invitation, isn’t it? Like you’re advertising it,” Ullman says to the victim. ... [Read More]

Gal Gadot Shares New Trailer For Wonder Woman Film

March 13, 2017 by

On Saturday, Gal Gadot, the star of the upcoming Patty Jenkins directed, 'Wonder Woman' blockbuster, tweeted "Welcome to Themyscira. I am proud to present the NEW trailer for Wonder Woman!" This new "origin trailer" gives some insight into Diana's history by showing her as a young girl and getting trained in Themyscira.  Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, ... [Read More]

What We Tell Our Daughters About Body Hair

March 13, 2017 by

By Lauren Apfel - I learned to deal with unwanted body hair at my mother’s knee. I am dark and she is dark and this was part of my education in being a girl. I would sit on a low stool in her bathroom, which was big and blue-tiled, and watch as she depilated in one way or another. I was acquainted with the tools of the trade early—bleach for the face and arms, tweezers for the eyebrows, ... [Read More]

Thanks To Juliette Gordon Low The First-Ever Girl Scouts Meeting Happened Today, 105 Years Ago

March 12, 2017 by

105 years ago today, on March 12 in 1912, Juliette Gordon Low (1860–1927) assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia for the first-ever Girl Scouts meeting in the USA. It signaled the birth of a movement that broke with convention - reaching across class, cultural, and ethnic boundaries - to ensure that all girls be given an opportunity ... [Read More]

The Oxford Belles Present ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun(damental Rights)’

March 10, 2017 by

For International Women's Day, The Oxford Belles, an all-female a cappella group from Oxford University, released a cover of Cyndi Lauper's Girls Just Want To Have Fun, which they are calling Girls Just Want To Have Fun(damental Rights). Listen closely, this version features an awesome empowering rap. ... [Read More]

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