Fix-It Friday: Some Good Herb… How To Keep Fresh Herbs Fresh

“I swore I’d never kill innocent aromatics again so I came up with a bunch of herbal fixes and a battle cry to forever save the sage.”

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The Red Lips Project: She Captures Their Power In Photos, They Express It In Words

An inspired project designed to encourage women to remind ourselves why we are powerful.

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5 Girl Dominated Comics For The Young, The Not-So-Young, And The Brave Of Heart

“Let me tell you, now is the time to be reading comics if you’re interested in exciting lady stories.” – Illustrator and comic aficionado Mary Rockcastle

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

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NJ College Tells Women To Practice Anti-Rape Facial Expressions To Avoid Sexual Assault. We Kid You Not.

November 10, 2014 by

What does your anti-rape face look like? Last week Ramapo College in NJ told students that they should take preventative measures to avoid sexual assault by practicing “anti-rape” facial expressions. In a presentation to freshmen students by the school’s coordinator of substance abuse and ... [Read More]

The Princess Burn Book… A Mean Girls/Disney Princess Parody

The Princess Burn Book… A Mean Girls/Disney Princess Parody

November 10, 2014 by

"Cinderella thinks she's hipster because her clothes are handmade." - Queen Elsa In this Mean Girls/Disney Princess parody, Aurora, Rapunzel and Queen Elsa have just found their old burn book and dish the dirt on the rest of the Disney Princesses. Oh, and, Mary Poppins doesn't get away unscathed either. PS - We assume the filmmaker, Rob Manion, released this parody now ... [Read More]

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Seven Women Seven Summits. Together Reaching Higher.

November 10, 2014 by

By Stephanie Roland - When someone tells you to “Aim High,” what comes to mind? Probably some variation of try your best, dream big, shoot for the stars, etc. Well seven women have taken the inspirational mantra a little more literally, shooting not quite for the stars, but as close to them as you can get without leaving Earth. ... [Read More]

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Welcome to the Museum of Selfies

November 7, 2014 by

The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. “I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

November 7, 2014 by

Is there any credence to the insult, "You throw like a girl?" We think that Mo’ne Davis pretty much ended the debate over what the term “throwing like a girl” means, but just in case you or someone you know are not convinced, we’ve turned to the experts at Dicovery’s MythBusters to tell it like it really is. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Clean A Dirty Oven… No Chemicals Required

"Hi Norma - I REALLY need to clean my oven so my Thanksgiving turkey doesn’t taste like everything else I’ve made in it of late. It’s seven years old and not self-cleaning. I’ve avoided doing it because I don’t want to set-off a cloud of noxious chemicals in my kitchen for a whole day. Is there a non-toxic way to clean a non-self cleaning oven? Thanks so much!" - WYSK Reader Nina ... [Read More]

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Queens Of Noise: Women In Punk Rock

Punk has a special place in my heart; I grew up listening to the likes of the Clash, and as I started learning to play guitar and bass, the distorted, smart commentary of these bands especially spoke to me. But the more I listened to these rock greats, the more I realized women in the field, particularly as musicians and writers, were anomalies. ... [Read More]

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

November 6, 2014 by

GoldieBlox, the toy aisle disrupters and makers of engineering toys for girls, has a beef with Barbie. In an effort to give girls more options, the company has unveiled a new action figure named appropriately… "Goldie." Goldie isn't your average doll. Instead of a dream house and unrealistic body proportions, Goldie is an engineer with a toolbelt, equipped with toy axles, wrenches, ... [Read More]