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.

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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.”

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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

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Selfie Fables: What if Disney Characters Had Instagram Accounts?

October 20, 2014 by

“What would happen if Disney characters had Instagram accounts?” That’s what Italian freelance illustrator and graphic artist Simona Bonafini asked herself, and what inspired her hilarious “Selfie Fables” series. The results? Well, it looks like the fairy tale world is as selfie obsessed and vain as the rest of us. So far, the artist has created ... [Read More]

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Harassing Catcalls Transformed Into Provocative Needlepoint

October 17, 2014 by

We’re big fans of cross-stich and embroidery. We particularly love it when the traditional techniques are paired with bold, modern statements like Brooklyn artist Elana Adler is doing with her You Are My Duchess collection. The samplers represent the many harassing catcalls the artist has heard while living in New York. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday Tip: A Flexible Way To Prop Power At The Perfect Level

Friends, whether you’re a pro, a weekend warrior, an aspiring handywoman, or even a seasoned DIYer, it’s critical to keep safety, efficiency and convenience in mind when it comes to tackling any job, big or small, in and around the house. So when I discovered a new “power” tool that addresses all three of those things, it put a spring in my steel toe work boots. ... [Read More]

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Meet The 9 Women Named National Book Awards Finalists

October 16, 2014 by

The 20 finalists for this year’s National Book Awards in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature were announced yesterday. Many regard the National Book Awards as the most prestigious literary prize, and equally, if not more influential than the Pulitzer! This illustrious group of finalists includes some of the most critically ... [Read More]

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WYSK Angela Dee Named 2014 Agent Of Change By Huff Post Women

October 16, 2014 by

Back in June, we very proudly introduced you to British born actor/writer Angela Dee, the creative force behind Rack & Ruin, a binge-worthy web comedy series that made its streaming debut this summer on WYSKTV, the entertainment programming arm of Women You Should Know. Today, Huff Post Women aptly declared this very talented WYSK an Agent of Change ... [Read More]

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Caffeinated Hand Job: Espresso When You Want It, Wherever You Are

October 16, 2014 by

The dark body. The rich flavor. The distinct aroma. The luscious crema. The delightful buzz. If you're one of those people who can't go without your daily espresso, now you can have it exactly when you want it, wherever you are - no cafe, no barista required - thanks to the Minipresso, a new hand powered portable espresso machine. Imagine you're scaling ... [Read More]

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Knitted Knockers: Bra Inserts Handmade With Love By Volunteer Knitters For Breast Cancer Survivors

October 15, 2014 by

Barbara Demorest had been healthy her whole life, so she was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Unfortunately, her biggest fear - having a mastectomy - became part of her new reality. Due to complications, immediate reconstruction was not an option. She thought about a breast prosthetic ... [Read More]

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Germaphobes Be Warned… Survey Reveals Hand Washing Habits Of Men & Women In Public Restrooms

October 15, 2014 by

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Picture this... you’re in a public restroom and spot someone come out of a stall and head straight to the exit without washing her hands, as she palms the doorknob you're just about to grab next. Mouth agape in utter disbelief, you summon your internal voice to silently cry out, “GROSS!!!” Sound familiar? Well, based on the results of ... [Read More]

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