I’m Not Pregnant. It’s Just My Belly

“When are you due?” he asked. “Umm, due for what?” I asked.

Brittany Policastro

Live Through This: The Many Faces And Stories Of Suicide Attempt Survivors

“If we’re going to change the landscape of suicide awareness, we have to remove the stigma.”



Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally


From The Internet Archive: The Delightful “Diary Of A Little Girl In Old New York”

January 14, 2015 by

Internet Archive, a non-profit library offering access to more than 13 million books, movies, music and more, recently posted the Diary of a Little Girl in Old New York. The book is the 1849-1850 diary of Catherine Elizabeth Havens, a precocious ten year old girl from a prominent family in New York City. ... [Read More]

Paint Department

“Heeeeelllllloooooooo Gorgeous!” Was Not What I Asked For When I Went To Buy Paint

January 14, 2015 by

On a recent trip to a major home improvement store to pick-up the essentials for a weekend painting project, I went with a very specific list in mind and the plan was to divide and conquer. I would get the paint, and my boyfriend would get the rollers, trays, tape, brushes, etc. It was late on a Friday night, the store was relatively ... [Read More]

Barbie Chariot

#MeltTheInternet: Guy Designs 3D-Printed Barbie-Compatible Roman Chariot That Can Be Pulled By Cats

January 13, 2015 by

Back in July, we introduced you to Man You Should Know Jim Rodda, a rock star in the hobbyist 3D printing community, and an emerging hero in the if-only-Barbie-was-represented-as-a-stronger-woman circles. Inspired indirectly by his four-year-old niece, Jim designed 3D printed medieval armor for ... [Read More]


Meet Melba Liston… Self-Taught Trombone Great And Unsung Hero Of The Jazz Genre

January 13, 2015 by

By Nicole Williams Sitaraman - Melba Liston was a trombone player who was nothing less than a force of nature. In addition to being sought after for her second-to-none slide playing, she became widely revered for her jazz arrangements and compositions. She is, without question, one of the unsung heroes of the jazz genre. ... [Read More]

© andreanne lupien photographe 2015

Crazy Cat Lovers Around The World… Because One Cat Is Never Enough!

January 13, 2015 by

My name is Andréanne Lupien and I’m 23 years old. I’m also known as Lupy and I live in Montreal, Quebec. I believe in fairy tales, happy endings, magic and cats. I wanted to make a series of photos, but I didn’t know about what. I thought about it, and then came upon an old self-portrait with my cat that I made a few years ago. ... [Read More]

This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

This Girl Can… New Campaign Featuring Everyday Women Aims To Inspire More Women And Girls To Be Active

January 13, 2015 by

"I kick balls, deal with it." "Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox." "I jiggle therefore I am." These in-your-face lines punctuate a sequence of video clips showing everyday women of all ages, shapes and abilities hard at play... working out, playing sports, and pushing their bodies ... [Read More]

Persepolis lead

9 Graphic Novels Every Girl Should Read

January 12, 2015 by

By Mary Rockcastle - Graphic novels were my gateway into comic books. When I was young I felt a thick stigma surrounding the comic book world during the time when I actually cared what my peers thought of me. I remember scurrying back and forth between the Comics section of my local bookstore and the aisle behind it, darting away whenever anyone else would notice me there. ... [Read More]

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

A Joan Jett Classic + A Girl With A Need For Speed = Our New Favorite Commercial

January 12, 2015 by

This is not an endorsement of Hyundai, nor was anyone paid to promote this commercial. We just really dig it. Did you know? Real Wild Child (Wild One) was released in 1997, and was included on the 1998 version of the album Flashback, a compilation of outtakes and rare songs from Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Check her out... ... [Read More]