Nine-year-old Milla Bizzotto became the youngest competitore to ever complete the Bullfrog challenge, which is a 24-hour course designed for real, adult members of the U.S. Navy Seals. The course includes running 36 miles, swimming 8 kilometers and 25 obstacles. In a 24-hours period, Milla completed the 25 obstacles 6 times!… Keep Reading!!!
Carey Burgess was sent home from school for dress code violation. Now, the photos and Carey’s response have gone viral. What Carey was punished for is an outfit that is modest even by a certain TLC family’s standards. Yet one teacher decided the shirt was indecent and so Carey’s learning was halted for the day.
Carey, who is student body president, a junior marshal and a recipient of a state wide scholarship was sent the message that what she looks … Keep Reading!!!
Girl Guides of Canada made a landmark announcement this week. In a move that continues their long-held tradition of inclusivity and diversity, they are welcoming transgender girls with open arms! This includes girls from age 5, at the Sparks level, right through to adult volunteer Unit Guiders. Along with the announcement came the release of their Guidelines for the Inclusion of Transgender Members.
The new resource guide is intended to help Unit Guiders understand the needs of transgender children so … Keep Reading!!!
Today Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, yes two bad ass women, can introduce themselves as Army Rangers for the first time in US military history. Ranger school is one of the toughest programs in the military and very few men make it through without dropping out. These two women were determined to live out their dream, despite the inevitable haters.
In a media panel on Thursday they explained what their experiences were like and were joined by … Keep Reading!!!
If you have a daughter interested in science, then you may want to check out this new LEGO series.
The world famous Danish toy company has created a kit called the Research Institute, which features a female paleontologist, astronomer, and chemist.
Geoscientist Ellen Kooijman is the mastermind behind this LEGO Ideas series. (Ideas series are sets based on fans’ ideas, which are voted upon by the community.)
It is quite a timely release, as it comes just months after … Keep Reading!!!
Okay, this is not something I’m completely proud to admit, but a tampon commercial totally made me tear up. (It’s a timely viewing, as I am quite hormonal at the moment.)
I’m not the only one, though. One of my friends even posted that she watched this with her two sons.
Clever marketing by Always? Perhaps. But I’d rather see this than those terrible U by Kotex commercials.
What do you think?
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On Saturday, Canterbury Cathedral will end the century-old tradition of an all-male choir when an all-girls choir makes their debut at Evensong.
Canterbury is considered the home/mother church of the Anglican Communion, which has over 85 million members, and has currently been attempting to redefine the role of women as well as other underrepresented members of its community. Needless to say, many believe the girls’ choir is symbolic for a larger change that is on the horizon for the … Keep Reading!!!