"What's the easiest way to get rid of popcorn ceilings, and how should I finish and paint them once the texture is gone?" - WYSK Reader Laurel
NV: Ah yes, the dreaded popcorn ceiling. That objectionable lumpy textured surface - dated, dust collecting, rivaled by my disdain for a similar looking texture creeping up my thighs (ugh) - scores of homeowners want it gone. ... [Read More]
We are constantly amazed at the impact Malala has made around the globe. Girls around the world deserve equal access to education and Malala almost gave her life for the cause.
These international young artists have come together to honor Malala's bravery and share her positive message of hope, education and peace for all.
I Am Malala, The Official Music Video
look, i wanna make a nation ... [Read More]
Talk about body diversity! The women's bathroom sign at the Jacksonville International Airport, features an array of female icons in all shapes and sizes, breaking the mold of the stick figure and more typically seen triangle we're all accustomed to.
Ok, it's not going to solve the unrealistic standards of beauty that are splashed across media and advertising, but it's definitely a conversation starter, ... [Read More]
We love a good butt, except when it's the rolled in paper, filled with tobacco and nasty chemicals, cancer stick kind. Despite the fact that smoking is the most preventable cause of disease and early death in this country, nearly 44 million Americans still smoke. According to the CDC, smoking-related diseases cause the deaths of about 174,000 ... [Read More]
We’re not usually fans of “selfie” photos, but with that said, we LOVE this one!
Nearly 100 years after Opha Mae Johnson became the first woman to enlist in the Marine Corps, the first four women in history have completed the 59-day Marine infantry training course.
This photo, taken on November 9th, was shot by Delta Company’s Private First Class Harlee “Rambo” Bradford (center) ... [Read More]
This past July, GoldieBlox, an innovative toy company out to show the world that girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses, got our attention and made us cheer when they sent a gang of pint-sized powerhouse girls into Toys R Us to disrupt the pink aisles (see the video here).
In yet another lesson in brilliant marketing ... [Read More]
Designed and curated to interest a wide audience, the Extraordinary Women in Science and Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement exhibition shares the stories behind the careers and accomplishments of women in science since the mid-seventeenth century.
The groundbreaking, landmark showcase, ... [Read More]
UN Women sparked a global debate when its campaign, The Autocomplete Truth, went viral across the web. Now, the organization and agency, Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai, are back with a video extension of the campaign.
The Autocomplete Truth video builds on the depth of discrimination that was first revealed in print ads. The video argues that at this point in history, popular ... [Read More]