Jane By The Sea: New Jane Austen RomCom Headed To The Big Screen

The film, a blend of Austen’s life with scenes from her novels, was scripted by writer Carolyn V. Murray, a lifelong Jane Austen enthusiast.

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The Harlem Honeys And Bears Synchronized Swimming Team

“I never was a dancer, but I can dance in the water. I can do all kinds of things I cannot do on land.”

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Erin Matson Has An Edit Suggestion For The Washington Post, Because “Accurate Wording In Journalism Matters”

“Journalists aren’t the only people who talk about rape, and most people aren’t journalists. We all have a role to play in changing the conversation.”

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Interstellar Cinderella: A Sonic Socket Wrench Toting, Spaceship Fixing Heroine Who Rescues The Prince

Deborah Underwood’s retooled version of the classic fairy tale features an independent heroine who is way more interested in fixing the prince’s busted spaceship than marrying him.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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World Champion Climber Sasha DiGiulian Attempting To Become First Woman To Scale “Murder Wall”

August 17, 2015 by

Back in 2011 we introduced WYSKers to champion rock climber Sasha DiGiulian who was 18 at the time, and had just become the first American woman to successfully climb “Pure Imagination” in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. Well, this phenom is at it again. Now 22, and entering her senior ... [Read More]

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Perceptions Of Perfection: 18 Designers Photoshop Same Woman To Show Ideal Body Type In Their Countries

August 17, 2015 by

A British online doctor and pharmacy service, Superdrug, set out to see how “ideals of perfection" differ across the globe with the hope of better understanding "potentially unrealistic standards of beauty" and the associated pressures to live up to them. So they asked 18 ... [Read More]

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Introducing Marvel’s Newest Superhero: Moon Girl

August 14, 2015 by

Marvel’s new title "Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur," from co-writers Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, and artist Natacha Bustos, pairs Tyrannosaurus Rex (Devil Dinosaur) with New York teenage super genius Lunella Lafayette, a character described by the writers as a "female Inspector Gadget ... [Read More]

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Start Where You Are: An Illustrated Journal For Self Exploration

August 14, 2015 by

By Sara Barnes - Have you ever thought about starting a new project, talked about starting it, but kept holding off for the “right” time? I often suf­fer from this, even going as far as plan­ning to make a plan. Ha! Most of the time, I end up procrastinating. The truth is, there’s often no right time to start something—you just have to jump in ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: Bye-Bye Nail Pops… Hello Perfect Walls!

A nail pop is an unsightly nub popping from beneath your drywall—kind of like a blind pimple under your skin. Sometimes the nail will pop so far, it will actually cause the drywall to crack off, revealing the head of the nail or screw. Why does this happen? Two reasons. There could have been error during the installation—the installer may not have pressed the wallboard ... [Read More]

Let Kids Be Who They Want To Be: An Illustrated Film About Growing Up Trans

Let Kids Be Who They Want To Be: An Illustrated Film About Growing Up Trans

August 13, 2015 by

In this little film, vlogger and children's illustrator Kat Blaque shares what it is was like for her growing up as a gender nonconforming child, and how being rejected by her parents has impacted her life. "Being trans in this world was hard and that the support of my parents would mean absolutely everything to me, after all, even if the world ... [Read More]

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He Posed As Target On Brand’s Facebook Page, Posts Hilarious Replies To Haters Of Gender-Neutral News

August 13, 2015 by

Last Friday, Target announced it is doing away with gender-based signage and product references in a number of aisles across the store. While the majority of our readers cheered the decision, Target took a digital beating from throngs of customers who vehemently ... [Read More]

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Stop Telling Us To Ask For Help. Depression Doesn’t Work Like That.

August 13, 2015 by

I wrote this a year ago and like so many of the things I write, I sat on it, not sure if what I had to say was worth putting out into the world. I still don’t know, but I felt like sharing it today. By Angela Dee - I’ve been reading through so many devastated posts since last night’s news of Robin Williams’ death and the overwhelming theme seems to be: if you’re depressed ... [Read More]