In my home state of North Carolina, in the city of Greensboro,  young girls are being paid $1 a day for every day that they go without being pregnant. Normally I wouldn't agree with this type of monetary reward (I was never one of the lucky kids that got paid for stellar report cards growing up; my family went out for Mexican instead) but this program, supported by ... Read More
The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum, which is the headquarters of the National Women's Party, honored Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with its Alice Award. The award is named for Alice Paul, who founded the National Women's Party and authored the Equal Rights Amendment.In her acceptance speech, Clinton said, ''there is so much work to be done to improve the status of women and girls in many parts of the world. Every single day, you can pick up the newspaper ... Read More

Rollin' With the Homies

BY Web Intern in General |

I rolled. It rocked.After my somewhat embarrassing admission a few weeks ago that I couldn't be bike chic because I couldn't ride a bike, I had been not-to-patiently awaiting my Adult Learn to Ride course with Bike New York.Well, it was last weekend and it was fantastic. In just two hours I went from wobbly and terrified to zipping around the paved sports court where we were learning. I guess their method of teaching is a really good one.I'll explain ... Read More
OK, this is pretty great.A Dutch bedding designer, Snurk, partnered with charity to make a line of bedding that looks like cardboard boxes. Orders outside the Netherlands are handled by Dutch by Design, who will donate 30% of the profits to Centrepoint, a UK charity for homeless young people aged 16-25. They ship all over Europe and to the US, and you can contact them if you live in a country they don't list. You do have to buy the pillowcases separately, but ... Read More
We're not saying it's good. We're just saying you have to watch it:Maybe the tightness of the unitard squeezed the talent of right out of his cute butt? Share your own reviews of his performance here, a la Simon Cowell. ~Hannah Video courtesy of youtube.com ... Read More