Fix-It Friday: Counter Points… How To Choose The Best Countertop For You

You asked, she answered. Our home improvement expert Norma “Toolbelt Diva” Vally helps a WYSK reader make sense of the dizzying array of options.

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The Latest Victims Of Sexual Harassment… Female Humpback Whales

Hunters, entanglement in fishing gear, collisions with ships, pollution, and NOW THIS…

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March For Babies With Team Dakota

This WYSK is one tough mother who channeled the pain of delivering a stillborn baby to help others

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Nightmare On WYSK Street: Starring Horror Icons Freddy & Jason As Sexed Up Females

AMAZING that EVEN in the world of fictitious, American horror movie serial killers, the female versions are depicted as “SEXY” versus scary.




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10 Books About How Women Innovators Are Changing The World

April 1, 2014 by

Learn how women are changing the world in science, politics and development through breakthrough innovations from these 10 must read books. ... [Read More]


iArm Hits The Gadget Market, Causes “iWant!” Frenzy Among Multitaskers

April 1, 2014 by

In a WYSK Tech Tuesday exclusive, we’re excited to tell you about one of the coolest gadgets for your tech gadgets that we’ve ever seen. From the creative brains at Delta Technology, you've gotta check out the iArm, a genius forearm mount that gives you, well, an extra arm. This is hands-free, multitasking at its finest people! ... [Read More]


Mongolian Girl Eagle Hunter Keeps Ancient Tradition Alive

March 31, 2014 by

When photographer Asher Svidensky made his four-month trek through western Mongolia to document Kazakh eagle hunters’ lives, he discovered a new story, one that surprisingly included girls. Eagle hunting is traditionally taught to boys by their fathers when they turn thirteen. Today, it is a dying part of Mongolian culture, as more and more young men are leaving ... [Read More]


In An Alternative Universe This May Be What An Un-American Girl Doll Looks Like

March 31, 2014 by

In 2009, in the middle of the global financial collapse, Patti McCreary and her business partner Steve Utaski founded Remedy Pictures, a production company that provides “meaningful and distinctive content” for agencies, corporations, design firms and non-profits, “with a wry smile whenever possible.” ... [Read More]

The Two-Legged Dog We Can All Learn A Lot From [VIDEO]

The Two-Legged Dog We Can All Learn A Lot From [VIDEO]

March 31, 2014 by

Meet Duncan Lou Who, an inspiring two-legged boxer puppy who was born with severely deformed rear legs (they were twisted and fused together). He lived the first few months of his life in constant agony, so his hind legs had to be removed. This video captures Duncan, one very lucky and much loved member of the Panda Paws Rescue pack, hitting the beach ... [Read More]


Self Magazine Puts Tutu Runner Battling Cancer On Its BS Meter

March 28, 2014 by

[UPDATE: Following a relentless wave of damaging backlash, Self magazine has decided to discontinue its monthly BS Meter page. In an online interview with Monika Allen that the magazine published late on the evening of 3/28, they said, “You will not see it after the May issue of Self."] Granted they didn’t know she had cancer, but that's really not the point. ... [Read More]

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Corn Dog Couture…10 Mouthwatering Bites That Will Make You Rethink Food On A Stick

March 28, 2014 by

If you’re an epicurean explorer, culinarily curious, or just a straight up food lover, then this tasty ode to "something on a stick day" (with a twist) is for you! We’ve put together a killer feast for the eyes and the mouth featuring 10 mouthwatering bites that will make you rethink food on a stick, once and for all. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Not Get Screwed By A Screwless Faucet Handle

"Hi Norma! I am hoping you can help me with a leaky faucet (major leak). It is in the tub and the faucet handle does not have a vanity cap with a screw under it nor is there a screw anywhere else. I cannot figure out how to get the handle off. It is an old faucet, probably original to the building (1937 prewar Brooklyn building). Thanks for your help!" - WYSK Reader Lori Z ... [Read More]