We Heart: The Girl Scouts Anthem Inspiring Young Feminists to Shine On

The Girl Scouts and Breakthrough Music have released a new anthem for young feminists everywhere: “Watch Me Shine,” written by two-time Grammy winner Liz Rose and chart-topping songwriter Emily Shackelton. The song is available for streaming on Music Choice and will be featured this month as part of the Girl Scouts’ Kids Summer Programming. The organization’s first-ever original song and music video—both featuring real Girl Scouts and written, produced, directed and distributed…

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Where is all the women’s brain health research?

This is an excerpt from the Introduction to The Women’s Brain Book. The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness. Over the last decade writing about brain science, I’ve developed a tried and tested method for researching an unfamiliar topic. First, I’ll read the appropriate chapter in Principles of Neural Science, the neuro-bible beloved by brain geeks the world over. Then I’ll run a quick search on PubMed, an online search…

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Unlikely Brands That Are Smashing Social Media

We strongly believe that any brand can have a useful and fun presence on social media. Brands are often so confident that they can do this that they use in-house staff. And a lot of that confidence is derived from knowing that their business works well on social media. You’ve seen this happen. Coca Cola thrive on social media. The brand is essentially made for viral, clever marketing in short…

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In Pursuit of Progress

Site destruction isn’t just the work of Indiana Jones villains. Looting is not always the most imminent danger to heritage sites. Sometimes those entities we trust most to protect heritage sites are the ones that prove to be the most dangerous. From the construction of a federal building on top of the oldest African and African American Burial Site in New York City, to the Mexican government’s approval of the…

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20 Tweetable Tips from Ignite 2014

With so many great content marketers under one roof, it’s hard not to want to share every bit of advice they brought to Ignite this year. To make sharing all this insight even easier, we’ve compiled some of the best tips and tricks from our keynote speakers into this handy list – tell your friends! Michael Litt presents The Future of the Internet is Television “If your marketing content isn’t…

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Top 3 Metal Roofing Pros and Cons

Are you considering metal roofing for your house or business? Is it time to repairan older roof or are you looking for new eco-friendly materials to save you money? Consider metal roofing pros and cons when searching for new roofing options. Metal roofing is becoming increasingly popular throughout the country, replacing more traditional options like asphalt shingles. Low maintenance, visually attractive, and very efficient, metal roofing is the perfect fit…

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Should teenagers sleep in and start school later in the day?

Would teenagers do better in their exams if they could sleep in and start school later in the day? Can physical fitness improve academic achievement? Will teaching the same lesson multiple times over with breaks between sessions improve learning? Can computer games teach children to read? These questions above are part of a multi-million-pound research project, funded by the Wellcome Trust (who kindly funded the graduate education of yours truly!) and…

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Sharice Davids could be the first Indigenous woman ever elected to Congress, and she’s just the fighter we need in our corner

Sharice Davids could be the first Indigenous woman ever elected to Congress, and she’s just the fighter we need in our corner The November 2018 election is coming up, and more women than ever are running for Congress. In our She’s Running series, HelloGiggles is highlighting some of the young, progressive women candidates who are reshaping the face of politics just by campaigning — and could have a hand in…

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