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Getting More Girls On Board: Challenging Engineering Stereotypes

Although a rewarding and varied discipline, engineering has — for decades — suffered gender disparity and chronic skills shortage.


American Women Sure Do Love Grooming Down There

Trimming the bushes. Vacuuming the carpet. Coiffing the cat. Whatever your choice in questionable metaphor for the act of tidying up one’s pubic hair, have it on hand, because it turns out that a whole lot of American women do it.


Every Phone Sold In India Will Soon Have A Panic Button For Women's Safety

In an attempt to promote women’s safety, every single mobile phone sold in India from 2017 onward must include a panic button, the country’s Ministry of Communications and Technology announced on Monday.


The Best All-Purpose Hiking Boots For Women

Time to hit the trail? I’m a field geologist, so that’s my job. I wanted to find the best hiking boots for general outdoors activities, so spent months testing these at work. And I think we found a winner.


Why Apple's Health Tool For Women Is A Big Deal For Diversity In Tech

There were hints right away that yesterday’s WWDC keynote would be different. Tim Cook opened with an anecdote about an Apple-sponsored scholarship competition to engage students in technology careers, specifically mentioning that the winner was a 12-year-old girl from New York.


Here Are The Only Six Women Apple Has Ever Put On Stage

Diversity in tech is a widespread problem, and Apple is actually going to address it today. In an interview with Mashable, Tim Cook admitted that Apple needs more diversity — and hinted that today’s keynote at WWDC will feature at least one woman. Which would make this the seventh woman ever to be on the Apple stage.


Look At All These Tech Panels That Are Only Dudes

We know that Silicon Valley has a women problem, and it’s not just at Pied Piper. Even worse, perhaps, is what happens when these mostly-male tech companies are invited to talk about their success with other mostly-male tech companies at public events. It’s not at all unusual to see seven penises onstage without a vagina in sight.


Meanwhile In The Future: A World With Artificial Wombs

Well hello there, and welcome to our very first episode of a brand new podcast called Meanwhile in the Future! I’m Rose, and I’ll be your host for this set of forays into the future.


This Chameleon Is Actually An Amazing Bodypainting 

Yep. Believe it or not, this is not a stunning picture of a chameleon. It is the latest bodypaintng piece by the Italian artist Johannes Stötter. I had to wait until the end of the video to realise there were actually two women.


Awesome Montage Of Women Kicking Arse In Action Movies

Video: The film editing maestro Clara Darko stitched together this perfect montage of actresses in action movies kicking mother freaking arse. I love how each punch or kick or swing of the sword or crossbow shot or anything perfectly blends together from one movie to the next. More arse-kicking please!


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