People in China think this stylish great-grandma looks like the Queen

April 29, 2017

Zheng Suzhen is an 85-year-old grandmother from China who has a thing or two to teach about style to the younger generations. SEE ALSO: Retro hipster style meets functional design in this old-timey keyboard Her great-grandson-in-law Ding Guoliang, who is a professional photographer, posted a few snaps of the woman on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter: Image: Jesse Xiao Ye/weibo Remind you of anyone? Yup, our beloved Queen: Image: Tim Rooke/REX/Shutterstock The pictures were …

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Tourist hit by hammock blown off building in New York City

April 26, 2017

A tourist was clobbered by a wooden hammock in Manhattan Tuesday when a strong wind sent the piece of outdoor furniture sailing off a five story rooftop. The freak accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. as the 48-year-old British tourist was walking on a Tribeca street with her husband, according to police sources. It fell! It hit her! cried a man who was walking with the victim, witnesses recounted. I heard a loud boom, and when I ran out, I saw a hammock on the sidewalk and the woman lying …

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The British resistance is coming at you with Google docs

April 24, 2017

Everyone loves a good spreadsheet, right?!Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable The resistance is alive in Britain, and it’s armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called “How to Vote to Stop the Tories” started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a snap election was called last Tuesday. SEE ALSO: This woman’s outraged response to the general election has gone gloriously viral It’s a detailed guide …

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Bebe will close all its stores by the end of May

April 23, 2017

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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. …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… sense of humor and being able to poke fun at yourself is important.” Missed the show? Don’t worry! Re-watch the episode in the video above. WATCH: woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsViral Kickstart Bundle The New Guide To SEO – Upsell Ultimate Passive Income PLR UpsellZenNotify University (Discounted Version) ZenNotify is our powerful software that immediately boosts traffic and …

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This is what protest sounds like

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Black Lives Matter activist Zellie Imani remembers the moment civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s 2014 death. Crowds had gathered to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Brown by a white police officer, and Imani remembers Jackson joining the demonstrators as they marched toward a church. But Jackson, it seems, had missed a crucial memo. “I think he tried to have us sing ‘We Shall …

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Even Oprah gets intimidated

April 21, 2017

(CNN)Believe it or not, Oprah Winfrey gets nervous. “I didn’t want to take on this role,” Winfrey told CNN at New York premiere of her new HBO film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” “I was intimidated by it. I was nervous. I just didn’t know if I could do it.” Based on a 2010 best-selling book, “Henrietta Lacks” tells the story of a woman being treated for cancer, whose cells were taken without consent in 1951 and used in …

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

April 20, 2017

Image: X Prutting/BFA/REX/Shutterstock Were halfway through the week, and its time for a boost of inspiration to keep us going. Our #WednesdayWisdom blog series taps into the minds of industry leaders and disruptive visionaries who are working to build the future of entrepreneurship. We sat down with Susan Lyne to discuss the evolution of the tech industry, a woman’s buying power, and the challenges women face when pitching male investors. Susan is the President of BBG Ventures, an early …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

… PTSD) or individuals who are looking for people to meet and share experiences on the medicinal side,” Roberts said. Roberts said there is substance to the cannabis community that may be misunderstood. One of the first user profiles established was from a woman who had terminal cancer, who turned to cannabis for pain relief, he said. The womanwanted to share her experiences from dealing with her illness and offer others suggestions on the medicinal benefits of the drug. “That’s …

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Leather & lather: The Cut-throat Racer – BBC News

April 18, 2017

It is four years since she set up shop in the quiet, picturesque Gwynedd village of Llanbedr – a place whose claims to fame are a campsite on the coast boasting it is the biggest in Europe, and an ex-Raf airfield that wants to become an international space port. But this spring, it is Sophie making the headlines in the village, in north Wales – and beyond. She has just been named the best cut-throat shaver in Wales – the first woman to take the title. It also means …

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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea’s most delicious dishes

April 17, 2017

… Gomtang The White House restaurant in the town of Naju, in South Korea’s southeast, belongs to a disappearing, yet gloriously alive, breed of restaurants. It’s a stubborn old boot that has rejected change. Beef steam hisses from the entrance to the kitchen, where seven women in blue aprons work the gomtang soup vats, rice steamers, cutting boards, kitchen sink and serving trays. An ajumma (middle-aged woman) with rubber gloves, a perm, an uninviting glare and a shower cap ladles …

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Chrissy Teigen: Motherhood is a choice

April 14, 2017

Chrissy Teigen has discussed all sorts of topics relating to motherhood in recent years. The model has been open about her fertility struggles, dealing with postpartum depression and being a new mom in the public eye. Now the 31-year-old wants to talk about another facet of being a woman; the decision not to have children. “I think it’s really commendable to even doubt the process [of motherhood] out loud, because I don’t feel like people should be pressured to have …

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Japanese octogenarian is spinning impressive beats at a Tokyo nightclub

April 13, 2017

Japan’s first octogenarian DJ can spin a mean beat. 82-year-old Sumiko Iwamuro, who goes by “DJ Sumirock,” is a monthly fixture at DecabarZ, a club in the heart of Shinjuku, Tokyo. SEE ALSO: 81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60 And boy can she play. Iwamuro, who’s spent over 50 years running a gyoza (dumpling) restaurant, only took up the turntables in her 70s, after her husband passed away. She spent a year doing DJ …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… photograph of the couple, as well as one that appears to show a Syrian woman wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt in a car emblazoned with Assads face. In the alt-rights telling, Assad is a defender standing between the masses of hyper-conservative Muslims and the rest of the world. To them, imagery suggesting that Assad is modern is essential its a way to contrast him with other Muslims, like the millions of the Syrians the Assad regime has targeted, who they argue want to force white women into …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 6, 2017

Image: Ryzhi / shutterstock If you’re a woman who gets tongue-tied when asking for a raise or is too nervous to even bring up the subject with your boss it’s time to meet this new equal pay chatbot. SEE ALSO: The mentors and the role they play in Silicon Valley She’s your new foul-mouthed best friend on Facebook who can quickly guide you through the practical and professional terrors of asking for more money. She does this exceptionally well because her persona is based on …

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Artist makes neon female busts for a city with no monuments to women

March 25, 2017

The caption of the statue reads, "The first monument of a woman in Sofia"Image: mihail novakov There is not a single monument dedicated to a female historical figures in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. Like most cities, Sofia is dotted with rusty monuments of warriors, political, religious and literary figures. They’ve become so ornamental, they are rarely noticed. Every single one of them is male. \_()_/ SEE ALSO: Women’s mansplaining experiences will make you want to …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… good enough. Do you stick to that advice even now? No, because my memory’s terrible! Media captionWatch an excerpt for Frances’ video for Grow One of the first songs you released was Grow… and that’s now being used in a very powerful video for Refuge. It’s amazing. It’s about a woman called Melanie Clark, who had a terrible time, a really abusive partner, and she managed to get out of it by seeking help from Refuge. They’ve animated her story. It’s …

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