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All-Girls Baseball Team Takes On The Boys In National Tournament

December 23, 2016 by

WYSK friend Michele Sinisgalli-Yulo, the founder of Princess Free Zone, Inc., a brand that offers an alternative to all things princess for little girls by addressing issues of gender and gender stereotyping, sent us an awesome tweet earlier this week… ... [Read More]

Hollaback! And Comedian Rebecca B. Carton Show What Women Are Really Thinking When Told To “Smile”

Hollaback! And Comedian Rebecca B. Carton Show What Women Are Really Thinking When Told To “Smile”

December 22, 2016 by

Have you ever been walking down the street, lost in thought, when all of a sudden a man shouts out to you, “Smile”? He thinks it’s charming, or a nice thing to say, but on the contrary this type of catcalling can be disarming and ... [Read More]

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This 10-Year-Old’s Performance Of ‘Hallelujah’ Gives Us Chills

December 21, 2016 by

Kaylee Rodgers, a student at the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, wowed the audience at the school’s annual choir concert last week with her performance of a version of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.” According to the school’s website, Killard provides a “nurturing, supportive and safe environment for children and ... [Read More]

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Pastry Chef Makes Incredibly Intricate Cookie Masterpieces

December 21, 2016 by

Hungarian pastry chef and artist Judit Czinkné Poór creates some of the most spectacular cookies we’ve ever seen. Using icing and food coloring, with some serious skill, Judit “paints” traditional Hungarian delicate lace, needlepoint and floral patterns on gingerbread cookies, resulting in mini masterpieces that are ... [Read More]

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Sex, Cards, and Calculus: A Day with Badass Mathematician Émilie du Châtelet (1706-1749)

December 21, 2016 by

In popular mythology, the 1687 publication of Newton’s Principia was the culminating moment when one human told the world how the universe works, performed his century’s equivalent of the mic drop, and then received the adulation that was his due. Of course, it worked nothing like that, ... [Read More]

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Fourth Grade Teacher Helps Class Rap Out Long Division Problem… And It’s Spectacular

December 20, 2016 by

We love teachers, especially when they think outside the box and show kids how much fun learning can be. So we were super psyched when we came across this video on Facebook from fourth grade teacher Nadine Ebri, who helped her class turn a long division lesson into a rap song. ... [Read More]

This 7-Year-Old’s ASL Telling Of Polar Express Is One Of The Best Things Ever

This 7-Year-Old’s ASL Telling Of Polar Express Is One Of The Best Things Ever

December 19, 2016 by

This is Shaylee, a delightful 7-year-old with some seriously amazing storytelling skills! Shaylee, who was born deaf, is a native signer and the daughter of Sheena McFeely and Manny Johnson, who are also deaf and teach American Sign Language (ASL) on their website ASLnook. According to her mom, Shaylee has always been ... [Read More]

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Pride And Paraphernalia: An Array Of Jane Austen Inspired Goodies For Devoted Janeites

December 16, 2016 by

To commemorate what would have been her 241st birthday, we're celebrating Jane Austen (December 16, 1775 - July 18, 1817) with an assortment of not-so-sophisticated, but downright awesome goodies that pay homage to the woman considered to be one of the greatest writers in English history. ... [Read More]

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