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Fix-It Friday: Anchors Aweigh! How To Put Anchors Into Walls

"How do you put anchor screws into the wall?" - WYSK Reader Norma NV: Great question and then some Norma... by the way, I really LOVE your name! Now back to the matter at hand. Not only are so many of us unsure of how to install anchors, but which ones to use! Plastic sleeve, self-drilling, toggle, molly bolts, etc. UGH! Above all, we’re concerned about ... [Read More]

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“Choker” Does Not Mean “Choke-Her”

July 14, 2016 by

By Ariana Carpentieri  - "Choker" does not mean "choke-her," because that fashionable and malleable material stretched thin across our necks does not insinuate anything. Two weeks ago, I decided to go to a local fireworks show with my boyfriend. The place was crawling with teenagers, the thick summer air made my eyelids feel rather heavy, and game stands accompanied food trucks with lines seemingly ... [Read More]

We Just Can’t Get Enough Of This Schoolhouse Rock Sufferin’ ‘Til Suffrage Video

Sufferin’ ‘Til Suffrage: 40 Years Later, Still One Of The Grooviest Women’s History Lessons

July 13, 2016 by

This Wednesday is taking us Way Back to our childhoods. If you were a kid in the '70s or '80s you probably learned about conjunctions, the Constitution, and even how a bill becomes a law from the animated educational TV series Schoolhouse Rock. But one of our favorite episodes was Sufferin' 'Til Suffrage, which ... [Read More]

If Famous Movie Romances were Feminist

If Famous Movie Romances Were Feminist

July 13, 2016 by

“Women grow up watching movies that are all about ‘finding the one’ and falling in LOVE! But when you look back at a lot of the movie romances we obsessed over, some of them don’t really make a lot of sense. Would Meg Ryan really fall in love with the guy who ruined her business? Would Bella really have fallen so deep with Edward? What if these movie romances were a bit more…feminist?” So sex education ... [Read More]

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Meet Ms. Muscle… April Atkins, The World’s Strongest Seventh Grader (In 1954)

July 13, 2016 by

In the mid-1950s on California's famed Muscle Beach, there was one individual who "routinely blew minds" by performing "utterly improbable feats of strength." Her name was April Atkins, and unlike the adult strongmen who flocked to this birthplace of the physical fitness boom, she was only in the seventh grade ... [Read More]

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Spectacular Pencil Carvings By Cindy Chinn

July 12, 2016 by

Once living in the fast paced corporate world as a commercial artist, Cindy Chinn decided to carve out a new life for herself as a full-time fine artist. While exploring her many interests and mediums, Cindy discovered a love for pencil carving... and her pieces are spectacular. "I’d been seeing sculpted pencils and pencil leads online for the past few years and REALLY wanted to try my hand at it. My ... [Read More]

New Badass Music Video Featuring India’s Top Women Athletes Aims To Inspire And Empower

New Badass Music Video Featuring India’s Top Women Athletes Aims To Inspire And Empower

July 12, 2016 by

Nike, the brand synonymous with "Just Do It", is aiming to inspire and empower with a new three-word phrase... "Da Da Ding." Less mantra and more battle cry, it's an anthem backed by blood pumping beats and powerful lyrics that's been brought to life in this new music video, which delivers a stunning visual ... [Read More]

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Emily Howell Warner Was The First Woman Who Could Say, “This Is Your Captain Speaking…”

July 12, 2016 by

How many times have you gotten on a plane and had a woman come over the cabin P.A. to make the official cockpit intro, "This is your captain speaking..."? Rarely to never (depending on how often you fly). That's because by current industry estimates there are only around 450 women airline captains worldwide. ... [Read More]

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