Google Doodle: Shakuntala Devi

March 12, 2015 0

What you haven’t heard about the remarkable Shakuntala Devi is about her marriage to Paritosh Banerji, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service in the 1960s that ended in divorce in 1979. […]

The Mysterious Life of Isabelle Eberhardt

March 7, 2015 0

“I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way.” – Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904), some have labeled her a “cross-dresser”, but according to her diaries, she dressed as a man in order to be “free.” […]

The Rise and Fall of Tupperware’s Brownie Wise

March 3, 2015 0

Brownie Wise was the marketing genius who created the in-home sales technique for Tupperware, giving more power to women. As head of sales, she grew the company to 100 million in revenue by 1958, becoming the first woman ever to grace their cover of Businessweek. Inventor Earl Tupper “grew annoyed when the press implied that his plastic products owed their success entirely to Brownie Wise’s marketing know-how.” […]

#SOTUsnark Ready for Tonight’s Showdown?

January 20, 2015 0

Say what you want about the POTUS, but he is our Commander-in-Chief and should be respected as such. No, I didn’t vote for him, but frankly I wouldn’t vote for any one of the members […]

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