Margherita Hack is one of our absolute favorite female scientists of all time. Famous astrophysicist, she was born in Florence on a street called “Centostelle”, which in Italian literally means “One Hundred Stars”! She was also a great athlete and she was fantastic at explaining difficult scientific concepts to anybody, always in a strong Tuscan accent. Brilliant,…

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Crèche de la Girafe

We love kindergartens. We can hardly imagine a more inspiring assignment for an architect than to design a kindergarten. Colors, imagination, fun: it all should come into play in such a building. And as a matter of fact, many designers have been inspired to do great work when designing kindergarten…

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Mustang

“Mustang” is a wonderful movie. It’s in theaters now and if you haven’t yet, you should really go watch it. It’s the beginning of the summer, last day of school. In a small village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters dash down to the beach to frolic in…

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women and comics

Which are the best comics for girls out there? Girls have been writing and drawing comics for over a century now. And guess what? They’re pretty good at it. Girls represent half of the attendees at all major comic conferences around the world and publishers have discovered a lucrative new segments…

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panthers

We just can’t stop watching Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance. Can you? She nonchalantly dropped a new black power/black girl anthem in front of 100 million viewers. Just, wow. It doesn’t get much cooler than that! She entered the stage surrounded by a phalanx of female dancers wearing Black Panthers uniforms and…

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candace

Candace Hill is the fastest teenage girl in the United States. Last June, she sprinted 100 meters in less than 11 seconds (10.98 to be exact) and was suddenly good enough not only to qualify for next summer’s Rio Olympics, but to potentially win a medal there. Now, at age 16,…

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Chris Ware

Common sense suggests to always avoid sarcastic comments with children. Above all, you should never make sarcastic comments about their physical aspect. Especially with girls. The social pressure is already so high, that we can at least spare them our snarky remarks. Which is why we loved the latest New Yorker cover so…

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