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“You Should Be In The Kitchen Making Tea.” Why This Draughtsperson Quit Architecture And The Perspective She Gained

April 20, 2016 by

After accomplished architect Zaha Hadid died on March 31 at age 65, The New York Times asked female architects among its readers to talk candidly about their experiences in the profession, and published edited excerpts from ... [Read More]

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A Rugby Interpretation Of Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise”

April 19, 2016 by

Lindsey Oliver, a senior and rugby player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was given an assignment for her recent documentary film class. The concept was to create a visual interpretation of a poem, and Lindsey chose Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.” Using her love of rugby to convey Angelou’s message of how, with self-respect and confidence, ... [Read More]

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Ten Reasons I Will Not Be Buying A Pink Fishing Rod

April 19, 2016 by

Dear Mr. Fishing Store Clerk, I know you were just trying to be helpful. You saw me and my two X chromosomes walk into your shop on this beautiful day, you heard me say I was looking for a fishing rod and you dutifully ushered me to the new section in your 100-year-old family-run business where various models of pink fishing rods now live. I’m touched by your acknowledgment of my femininity ... [Read More]

Thought-Provoking Short Film Asks… Are You Truly Living The Life You Post?

Thought-Provoking Short Film Asks… Are You Truly Living The Life You Post?

April 19, 2016 by

In her directorial debut, Kerith Lemon, an American writer and creator, offers a thought-provoking look at curated life vs. real life in her award-winning film A Social Life. The 7-minute short, presented with almost no verbal dialogue, is a slice of life story about a young professional woman who's very active on social media. Through the film, Kerith's goal is to inspire ... [Read More]

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My Conversation With A Little Girl About The Color Pink

April 18, 2016 by

By Michele Yulo - Yesterday I was in Sports Authority looking for protective gear for my nine-year-old daughter who plays baseball. As we were wandering through the department, I happened to overhear a young girl, who was with her dad and older brother, say that she wished the girls stuff came in colors other than pink. Of course, this made my ears perk and I looked ... [Read More]

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Woman Writes Open Letter To Stranger Who Told Her “Breast Is Best” As She Was Buying Baby Formula

April 18, 2016 by

Annie Ferguson Muscato was shopping at her local Target for baby formula when a total stranger felt compelled to tell her, "Breast is best." So in response, Annie wrote a powerful and deeply personal open letter to that individual ... [Read More]

Neuropsychologist Jessica Cail Has a Secret Life as a Bullwhip Stuntwoman

Neuropsychologist Jessica Cail Has a Secret Life as a Bullwhip Stuntwoman

April 18, 2016 by

In its latest episode of The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers, NOVA introduces us to Jessica Cail, an Experimental Neuropsychologist who studies addiction and teaches at Pepperdine University. She also happens to be a circus performer and stuntperson with an expertise in bullwhip. After practicing for more than ... [Read More]

Break Out The “Peeno Noir”… Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Returns For Season 2 Today

Break Out The “Peeno Noir”… Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Returns For Season 2 Today

April 15, 2016 by

"This is going to be the best fudging weekend, EVER!" That's because Season 2 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is on Netflix as of today - April 15 - and we're super duper excited. If you're new to  the Kimmy-sphere, here's what you need to know before you get to binging season 1 so you can catch up with the rest of ... [Read More]

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