China’s all-girl boy band

April 28, 2017

(CNN)Made up of all girls, this “boy band” is the latest in the androgyny trend in China. “We’re a girl band. But we look more like beautiful young men, not young girls,” said band member Min Junqian. “So the positioning fits us more. “ Their promotional photos present the five girls ages 18 to 24 in short hair, ties with pants, sitting with spread-out legs. They also are shown in shorts, like tomboys playing soccer, for their affiliation with the …


Cancer survivor tells date about her prosthetic leg and I’m not crying you’re crying

April 27, 2017

… out and uncover it, so they can see and it’s there and it’s out in the open,” she continued. Sarah and Phil’s date went really, really well, and they both confided in one another about coming to terms with their respective experiences. Viewers took to Twitter to share how moved they were by the couple. “Properly weeping at Sarah and Phil,” wrote one person. “You’re a beautiful girl. And I’ve got total admiration for you,” Phil said. …


Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …


‘Were close’ BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne on the future of women-led startups

April 20, 2017

… day. It was a wakeup call for me and we decided to buck the conventional wisdom and go after the next girl show. Out of that development season came Desperate Housewives, Greys Anatomy and The Bachelor. I went from ABC to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to, companies that delivered something unique to women and in the process built strong brands and loyal followings. Women make the final decision on 85% of all consumer purchases – and theyre increasingly the early adopter and …


American Idol reject finds fame with faith film Because of Gracia

April 19, 2017

… plays a high schooler named Gracia who shares striking similarities with Peters in real life. In the film, Gracia is mocked for her good girl image. Peters told Fox News that the movie will strike a chord with viewers because of the characters in the film. At one point I thought the director created [the] story based on my experiences that he had seen in interviews online because they are so similar, but I think that people will really find a connection to characters she said. Peters was 16 …


The best beauty shops on Etsy

April 18, 2017

… which smells like a heady bouquet of just-picked Moroccan roses. Ooh la la. Liquid Gold, par @jilldonbeauty A post shared by FRENCH girl (@frenchgirlorganics) on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:31am PDT THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST FASHION TRENDS FOR SPRING Borne Cosmetics Created by founder Jennifer Bishop after a long and painful battle with acne, Borne Cosmetics offers organic, chemical-free mineral makeup and skincare designed to improve the health of sensitive skin. Definitely check out the brands …


Nina Simone and me: An artist and activist revisited

April 17, 2017

(CNN)I was surfing online when I stumbled upon a mural in Baltimore painted by artist Ernest Shaw. It’s a three-headed portrait of civil rights icons: James Baldwin, Malcolm X and, of course, Nina Simone. Even within the boundaries of my computer screen, the painting on the side of a building at 401 Lafayette Street was powerful. Curious that the artist had chosen Simone as part of the trifecta, I dialed Shaw, a 41-year-old teacher at the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… company — KIDS: Mama Mia! CHRISTIE: — and I just said that I wanted to start an education center really helping families in poverty, for filling in all the language, the grammar, and also teaching them how to read and write. UNIDENTIFIED girl: When I grow up, I want to become an artist. UNIDENTIFIED BOY: I can do it. CHRISTIE: That was so good! Every ten weeks, we have a graduation ceremony and the kids write a speech and then they do it in front of a lot of people. When you see the …


People are selling old girl scout cookies on Amazon. Not cool.

April 4, 2017

A beautiful pile of delicious girl Scout cookies.Image: The Washington Post/Getty Images Winter, spring, summer, and fall are nice, but for many, girl Scout cookie season is the best season of all. But there’s an important question: where do you buy your cookies? If you’re got a tendency for Tagalongs or you can’t help savoring Samoas, listen up, we’ve got some good and bad news: girl Scout cookies are now available on Amazon. This is not a drill, but there is a catch. …


This girl did unspeakable damage to her hair

March 30, 2017

Image: Dove Hairstyling fashion changes almost as often as the clothes on the cat walks, and with so many varied options for achieving the latest ‘do we’re often tempted to go for something bold and new on a regular basis. Like the girl in the video, we find ourselves swapping and changing our style to stay fresh and current a hairstyle can really complete any look, but at a price. But we found that theres a secret to keeping hair damage at bay, and you need to watch this to find …