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Remember how stoked you’d get on the scent of Crayolas, or how happy cracking open a brand-new coloring book could make you feel? Well, it’s time to revisit this pastime of yore. Whether you want to indulge your OCD tendencies by penciling in a complex pattern, or simply zone out for a bit with a meditative marker sesh, there are now tons of coloring books out there designed for adults to enjoy. Dawn Finley, who hosts a monthly coloring event at the Women’s Center for Creative Work in Los Angeles, shared 5 of her favorite titles for tinting, and we added a couple of our own. Read More
What happens when you really want to form a groundbreaking band with your friends, but don’t yet know how to play your instruments? In the case of New York’s all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache, your band practices a lot—busking in the subway and near Times Square—until you all get really, really good. Founded in 2008, Flor de Toloache has a distinct and beautiful sound, fusing R&B, hip-hop, jazz, salsa, and soul influences with a traditionally Mexican format not usually known for including women. Read More
Miracle Peeling Foot, $24 for one-time use, peachandlily.com  When I read about the foot peel trend from Seoul, Korea, I busted out a jig, which sounded more like a tap dance thanks to my calluses clip-clapping on the floor. I had to try it, so I grabbed a box of Miracle Peeling Foot. I placed my clean feet in the supplied plastic slippers filled with clear lactic and glycolic acid gel for 90 minutes, and a day later, my skin began to shed like a snake’s. (Don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt. But don’t pick at it. Let it peel naturally. Read More
Who doesn't love a bit of graphic geometry? Whether you prefer squares, triangles, hexagons or circles, we've rounded up 9 geometric goodies for you and your home. Shop them all below: Delicate lingerie, from Russia with love.BRA, $30, EKASALINGERIE.ETSY.COM   Light up a room with a pyramid pendant. LAMP SHADE, $375, WAVESOFWHITE.COM   Slow and steady wins the race with this cute pin.TORTOISE BROOCH, $15.87, SKETCHINC.ETSY.COM   Go for gold with jewelry handmade in Seattle by husband-and-wife team Billy and Leah.SUBTRACTED V NECKLACE, $56, SHOPBALEEN. Read More
Contemplating the many “isms” that plague Hollywood—from racism to sexism to ageism—is enough to make anyone want to take a Silkwood shower. But there’s some good news from the industry trenches.  Meryl Streep, Tinseltown’s feminist fairy godmother, is now helping to fund The Writers Lab, the first and only program of its kind to help female screenwriters over 40 get a foothold in an industry where ageism reaches far beyond the acting arena. Read More
  Are your lil’ piggies sloshing around in your favorite rain boots? No need to toss your shoes just because the seams are leaking—aquarium sealant ($4.98 for 2.8 oz, homedepot.com) is here to save the rainy day. Waterproof and strong enough to hold a damn aquarium together, this glue is also non-toxic, so it’s perfect for resealing your puddle stompers.   To use, make sure your boots are completely dry and wipe the insides out with a dishrag or paper towel to remove any dirt. Read More
Deciding to DIY your skincare can be a stressful endeavor. You start out strong, committed to using all-natural ingredients. You think, My skin will thank me! My wallet will thank me! But then you start researching, and it’s all downhill: A double boiler? A blended emulsion? Special waxes? Forget it. That’s how I felt when I entered the crazy (but awesome) world of DIY. But it’s not all as challenging as you might believe. In fact, the best DIY skin-care recipes are easy to make and have just a few high-quality ingredients—like the three olive oil-based projects below. Read More
Rice pudding. It’s amazing, right? Timeless comfort from the humble union of rice and milk, sweetened, stirred, and perhaps bedazzled with a spark of dried fruit or ground cinnamon. Made with long-grain (basmati) white rice, it’s an elegant dessert, but made with chewy, short-grain brown rice, it’s my jam as a substantial snack or—made with a little less sugar—an alternative to oatmeal for breakfast.  For this vegan version, homemade cashew-coconut milk makes a smooth and creamy backdrop. Read More
MustangDirected by Deniz Gamze ErgüvenOut November 20 First-time filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven illustrates the state of women’s rights in Turkey with this portrait of five sisters whose fates have spun out of their control. Lale (Güneş Şensoy) and her sisters have enjoyed a certain amount of freedom since the death of their parents, but their grandmother and uncle put them on lockdown after an incident at the beach scandalizes them. Read More
From left to right: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Haudenosaunee woman, Matilda Joslyn Gage Where did early suffragists ever get the idea that women should have the same rights as men? The answer may be in their own backyards—in the egalitarian society created by Native Americans "One day, a [Native American] woman gave away a fine quality horse.” The audience of women’s rights activists listened attentively as ethnographer Alice Fletcher addressed the first International Council of Women. The scene was Washington, D.C. The date was March 1888. Read More