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  With women making up only 17 percent of Google’s global tech workforce, and with white and asian employees making up 94 percent of Google’s US tech force, it’s encouraging to see practical efforts to bring black and latina girls into the tech world.  Black Girls Code is an awesome organization that received a $190,000 donation from Google on Saturday to continue such efforts, according to the New York Daily News. The organization provides coding workshops to minority girls, to build their interest and skills in the computer world. As...
Amy Sedaris, funny lady and two-time BUST cover gal, will be meeting and greeting IRL in NYC this Saturday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. Amy will be at Fishs Eddy to promote her “I Like You” kitchen line, which includes lots and lots of dollar signs and gingham. There will also be free cupcakes with purchase.  You can also enter a raffle for the chance to win an “Amy Sedaris starter kit” and handmade potholders (that is, made by Amy’s hands).  Until then, here's some Amy-spiration from...
It's only 25 minutes long, but in this video from Journeyman Pictures, these three girls, Nargis, Sadaf and Sahar, manage to show life on the screen. In the first scene, Sadaf practices the drums, explaining that she wants to prove wrong the people who find her passion unfeminine. The video follows the girls on car trips and in the park. They eat corn on the cob and chocolate donuts, showing, through the eyes of their small cameras, the vividness of life in Kabul. As the girls...
Karen O’s solo debut was stolen from her. Though Crush Songs, out today on Cult Records, is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer’s first official solo album, fans have most likely already heard KO at Home, the 14 home-recorded songs that were posted on the Internet in 2006. Originally a private gift for TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek, KO at Home was leaked when someone found the CD in Sitek’s apartment after he’d moved out. In that context, it’s not surprising that the roll-out of Crush...
  The BUST Craftacular has a long and craftiful history, almost a decade worth of amazing vendors and handmade goods of which dreams are made. It's true. If you've been to a Craftacular, then you know. If you haven't, you really ought to come on out to Queens on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 20 & 21, because we'll be bringing that goodness back in the form of BUST Craftacular @ World Make Faire. We got to chat cats, messes, advice, and doing what you love with one...
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