Woman Pens Awesome Love Note To… The Library

“There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S. – a total of 16,541 including branches.”


As Men Took First Steps On Moon, Cynthia Peterson Made Historic Stride On Earth

Forty-five years ago she joined the UConn faculty as its first female professor in the physics department and has never left.

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Top 3 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Female CEO… According To Locket’s Yunha Kim

The tech startup founder also covers why it’s awesome, and how perspective matters.

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Passover… The Festival, The Symbolism, The Food For Thought

To our friends celebrating, we wish you a Spring fresh with new promises and a Passover blossoming with joy.

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Artist Creates Portrait Of Jackie Chan With 64,000 Chopsticks

April 11, 2014 by

Hong Yi, who goes by the nickname Red, is a Malaysian artist-architect, who “loves to paint without a paintbrush.” In honor of actor and martial arts master Jackie Chan’s 60th birthday, she has created this incredibly cool portrait, made of 64,000 chopsticks! “I spent a looong time thinking about what material to use for his portrait! I finally decided on chopsticks - a symbol ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Counter Points… How To Choose The Best Countertop For You

"Hi Norma - We are thinking about changing our countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms. I know that the current trend is to use granite, but I also know that there are other alternatives out there, such as stilestone and quartz. Can you help me in my decision by telling me the differences in each type of natural or manmade ... [Read More]

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The Latest Victims Of Sexual Harassment… Female Humpback Whales

On top of avoiding hunters, entanglement in fishing gear, collisions with ships, and pollution, the female population of humpback whales apparently has something else to contend with... sexual harassment. Dr. Alison Craig, a marine mammal scientist from Edinburgh Napier University, is the WYSK behind this head scratchingly fascinating discovery. ... [Read More]

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March For Babies With Team Dakota

April 10, 2014 by

By Chelsie Prince - We all know strong women. One strong woman in my life is my cousin, Mackenzie Schmidt. In April 2007, she found out that she was going to deliver a still born baby. Our family was so excited to bring a new baby into our already very large family, another wonderful little soul to carry on what so many of us had been carrying for years. ... [Read More]


Nightmare On WYSK Street: Starring Horror Icons Freddy & Jason As Sexed Up Females

April 10, 2014 by

There is no legit reason for us to share this, other than the sheer absurdity of it all. So here goes. What would Freddy Krueger of “Nightmare On Elm Street” infamy and Jason Voorhees of the “Friday The 13th” franchise look like as women. Well, a toy maker in Japan has created their female counterparts and they are even MORE ... [Read More]

Suave Declares Paleness A Problem In New Self-Tanner Ad That Is SFP… So Freakin’ Pathetic

Suave Declares Paleness A Problem In New Self-Tanner Ad That Is SFP… So Freakin’ Pathetic

April 9, 2014 by

In an outrageous example of a major beauty brand marketing to women’s (manufactured) insecurities, as opposed to our intelligence, this ad for the new Suave Professionals Visible Glow Self-Tanning Body Lotions just got added to our Hall of Shame #NotBuyingIt list. We’re not really sure where to begin with how wrong and unhealthy ... [Read More]

WATCH: “Skinny” A Spoken Word Poem About Body Image

WATCH: “Skinny” A Spoken Word Poem About Body Image

April 9, 2014 by

For many women, body acceptance is not an easy thing to achieve and many of us don't ever reach the goal of true acceptance. In her spoken word  poem "Skinny", musician and YouTube creator Dodie Clark perfectly articulates the conflict that exists between how we want to feel about our bodies, and how we actually feel on a given day. ... [Read More]


Is Armpit Hair The Next Big Thing?

April 9, 2014 by

A few weeks ago, Madonna created waves by posting a picture of her lengthy armpit hair on Instagram, not as a statement of natural beauty, but rather an awareness stunt for her Art for Freedom global initiative that encourages creative expression. But, the image didn’t go unnoticed by feminists cheering the 55-year old on, or by the “beauty police” who ripped her apart for the fuzz, and for her makeup ... [Read More]