For all of March, The Smithsonian Channel is putting the spotlight on some of the world’s greatest female scientists. On the channel’s interactive website, they’ve turned stories of inspiring scientists into short comics for your nerdy enjoyment. The comics are just a preview of the shows that will be airing throughout the month of March. These scientists tackle the question of immortality, run with wolves, and travel around the world to learn about rare species, such as flying mammals in Panama, and an exotic leopard known as the Ghost Cat. Read More
  Women Deliver honors 100 of the most inspiring people who have delivered results for girls and women globally. The organization, launched in 2007, is committed to bringing action against maternal death, focusing on maternal health as both a human right and a necessity for sustainable development. Women Deliver has chosen to recognize those who have dedicated themselves to the improvement of lives for women and girls in celebration with the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Read More
The first Government Women’s Report since 1963 was released today. The report focuses on women’s issues such as health, violence, and income. One of the main findings of the 97-page report was based on income inequality. Though women attend college at the same rates as men, and the amount of women in the workforce is almost equal, female labor is still valued at significantly less than their male counterparts. Women earn 75% of what men earn, regardless of level of education. As a result of this, women are more likely to live in poverty than men. Read More
Ice cream made from breast milk was banned from London gourmet shop the Icrecreamists, based on a complaint regarding a perceived health risk. The mother’s milk was screened at a leading medical clinic, pasteurized, and then served in a martini glass with lemon zest and vanilla for about $22.50.  The compliant was filed by two men, who reported it to the Westminster council. The legal response was a prompt removal of the ice cream based on the need to test it as “fit for human consumption.” The main concern was hepatitis, though according to the U.S. Read More
The Dreijer siblings, Karin and Olaf, who make up the Swedish synth pop duo The Knife, don't like to show their faces in public a lot. However, they've volunteered to skill share their musical knowledge in a two day workshop for girls 12 - 18 this June. The workshop is part of Popkollo, a music camp for girls that has over 1600 members and takes place in 6 cities across Sweden. Read More
 Hey BUSTIES, we're giving away two tickets to Melissa Auf der Maur's concert this Thursday March 3rd at New York City's Highline Ballroom. The show starts at 9 and features special guests New York locals The Shining Twins and Leah Siegel. Read More
Did you know that hit producer Timbaland had a weekly downloading series called Timbaland Thursday? Did you know that he and Missy released a song they made together called "Take Ur Clothes Off" (Spoiler Alert: In the song, Missy promises to take her clothes off)? No? Me neither! But now is the time to catch-up on Timbaland Thursdays, because he and Missy are getting ready to collaborate (again)! They've promised to discuss details today, live from the internet, at 5pm ET on Timbaland's website. Read More
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