Women

Cooking Invention To Provide Greater Freedom For Millions Of Women: The Rotimatic

Serving delicious roti fresh and warm at dinner time takes hours of tedious work, performed mostly by women, in India, Pakistan, and many other south Asian and African countries every day.  So, it's no surprise that inventor Pranoti Nagarkar believes that the impact of her Rotimatic roti maker will be on a par with the vacuum cleaner, the washing machine, and the contraceptive pill in terms of providing freedom for women!

Bullet Designs Shoots For Cool Fashion Statement

Looking for a new type of fashion statement? Try a bullet. With Bullet Designs, you'll never have to worry about wearing boring jewelry. It's a real action packed accessory.

Need This New Innovation? A Book About Rosie The Reindeer

Just about all girls get frustrated at some point in their lives when they are told that they can't do something because it is only for boys. While the issue has been getting better over the past few decades, girls still hear this message coming at them in so many ways. One is in the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. While a fun story overall, the girls are sidelined. A project seeking funding on Kickstarter proposes the story of Rosie the Reindeer to show that girls really can do anything.

Adopt A Guy: Retail Store Offers A Modern Approach to Matchmaking

Choosing a mate isn't as simple as shopping for a new pair of jeans (which is a task that many women dread, so we can't underestimate the complexity of jean shopping). But one bold, international company wants women to select a man by browsing the available options in a store using a process that's not unlike shopping for denim. Except that you've got to try your selections on for size after you take them home.

Multi-Vitamins May Reduce Risk Of Dying From Invasive Breast Cancer

A new study of the data from two sections of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI), published online in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, looks at the possible effects of multivitamins and minerals on the survival rates of women with invasive breast cancer....


Need This New Invention? Tip Flops

Are you tired of just sitting around the house after you've given yourself a home pedicure while you wait for the nail polish to dry? Oh, sure, you have the toe separators to keep your toes from touching one another and ruining your paint job, but if you have to get up you end up lurching about on your heels like Frankenstein on a bender while trying to keep those little piggies perfect. You may just need a pair of Tip Flops.

Eating Peanut Butter Has Health Benefits, Especially For Girls

Results of a study published in Breast Cancer Research & Treatment indicate that girls who eat peanut butter or nuts regularly when they are young have better breast health when they are older. Specifically...

Chemo Beanies: Stylish Head Coverings For Women With Cancer

One of the ways that women define themselves is through their hair. It is a major part of their individual identity. It is part of the reason that the Nazis often shaved the heads of women in concentration camps. For women undergoing chemotherapy and experiencing hair loss it compounds trauma upon trauma. Scarfs can be slippery and unstable and wigs can be uncomfortable and strange-looking. However, the love of two sisters has led to the creation of an additional option -- the Chemo Beanie.

Over The Rainbow: Ruby Slipper Socks Are Oz-Some

Winter is just around the corner and that can mean one harsh reality -- cold feet. With Ruby Slipper Socks you can keep your feet magically warm. This fun pair was created from the iconic images of a 16-year-old Judy Garland in her role as Dorothy in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz." They are perfect for fans of the film that made Garland a star.

Hello Kitty Color Contact Lenses Give You Cute Cat Eyes

Hello Kitty Color Contact Lenses are the next best thing to getting Japan's most popular anime character tattooed on your corneas. Actually ANYTHING is the next best thing to having one's corneas tattooed but we digress.

Poo-pourri Traps Embarrassing Bathroom Odors- No Sh*t!

Poo-pourri stops foul bathroom emissions before they have a chance to permeate their surroundings. Talk about a new idea that’ll really make waves!

Beauty And Brains: Science Award Winner Creates Bioplastic From Banana Peels

Proof that beauty and brains are not mutually exclusive recently came in the form of a 16-year-old Turkish woman, Elif Bilgin. Over the summer she won the 2013 Science in Action award, part of the third annual Google Science Fair. The invention that garnered the resident of Istanbul, Turkey, the $50,000 prize was a method for turning banana peels into bioplastic.

Women-Only Pink Taxis Make Travel In Puebla A Shade More Pleasant

Women in Puebla, Mexico's fourth-largest city, are tickled pink over the city's new fleet of woman-operated, women-only taxi cabs. The rose-tinted taxis have the approval of the city's governing authorities and are intended to provide women with the option of secure personal travel 24 hours a day.

Mermaid Leggings: There's Something Fishy Going On Here

It used to be that fishnet stockings were the ultimate thing for long, sexy looking legs. We have finally moved on -- just a little bit. We've left the net behind and become the fish. With these skinny mermaid leggings your gams will take on all of the allure of the mythical maidens and the depths of the sea itself.

InStyle Essentials: Shop For Women's Clothing By Bra Size

Regardless of how fashion savvy a woman is, she is well aware that bra size can greatly impact the way that her clothing fits. Unfortunately, sizing up or sizing down made necessary by chest size doesn't mean that the clothing item will fit in a flattering manner as intended.