Fix-It Friday: Toxic Dump… Get Rid Of These 3 Common Household Products

Under the kitchen sink or on a shelf in the garage can literally house a death arsenal. It's my opinion that using safe and eco-friendly methods should always be our first approach for fixing, cleaning, etc. There are occasions, however, after all green fixes have failed, going after a serious problem with bigger chemical guns may be necessary--like ridding a house of an out of control ... [Read More]


Some Pretty Cool Etch-A-Sketch Art By Jane Labowitch

May 19, 2016 by

Art can spring from pretty much anything as talent and imagination transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. We've seen incredible works made with yarn, paper, sugar, bees, leaves, dirt... even lost earrings. Now we can add a 60's childhood toy to the mix as Chicago artist Jane Labowitch masterfully creates one-of-a-kind, completely permanent works ... [Read More]


“Change Me… I’m Full!” Newfangled Tampon Alerts You Before Your Flow Runneth Over

May 18, 2016 by

Gadgets, gizmos, and apps are making it so we really don't have to think about much any more. We've now got endless options of device-based notifications that will alert us to do or remember just about anything. During a group project in her masters-level engineering classes at UC Berkeley, Amanda Brief decided to apply this ... [Read More]

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Introducing La Borinqueña, The Afro-Puerto Rican Badass Superhero You Should Know

May 18, 2016 by

Introducing La Borinqueña… a new badass superhero who discovers her amazing superpowers while on a trip to Puerto Rico. Created by art director and Marvel writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, La Borinqueña will debut next month at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Sporting a red, white and blue costume, ... [Read More]

Why Can’t Girls Code? New Campaign Takes On Gender Bias With Stereotype-Busting Satire

Why Can’t Girls Code? New Campaign Takes On Gender Bias With Stereotype-Busting Satire

May 18, 2016 by

In its latest campaign, Girls Who Code, the national non-profit dedicated to inspiring, educating, and equipping "young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities," confronts the fact that girls are "excluded from male-dominated fields like tech all the time" by answering the question... Why can't ... [Read More]


Documentary About All-Woman Ski Expedition Aims To Inspire Others To Think Beyond Borders

May 17, 2016 by

"Sometimes you take a trip, and sometimes a trip takes you, shakes you, remakes you and how you see the world." - Kate Harris In February/March 2015, Dr. Alison Criscitiello (a post-doctoral fellow and glaciologist at the University of Calgary, who kicks butt in Ironman competitions in her spare time, and holds ... [Read More]


Child Mothers Share Their Stories In New Photo Series

May 17, 2016 by

Every year, an estimated two million girls give birth before they turn 15. Child mothers are often out of school, married and experience serious health complications from their pregnancies or deliveries. In fact, around 70,000 girls between the ages of 10-19 die from birth-related complications every year. While these statistics are startling, they are just estimates, ... [Read More]


28 Illustrators Collaborate To Create Badass Deck Of ‘Woman Card’ Cards Designed To Give Back

May 17, 2016 by

"The only thing she’s got going is the woman’s card." Since making this comment about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in late April, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s words have continued to reverberate within the U.S. and around the world, eliciting lots ... [Read More]