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Remote sex: There's an app for that - CNN.com Video

Ben Moir, of Stepo, talks about Durex's new experiment in remote sex: Fundawear.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

The concept for the underwear is interesting, but what I like even more is that the large condom brand, Durex, is responsible for such an innovation. Supporting safe sex as something fun instead of something to do because there are scary things out there is a way better marketing strategy IMO. 

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Zars Media's curator insight, April 27, 2013 6:30 AM

Hmmm not quite sure what to make of this. Its like a vibrator only someone else is controlling it.............

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How it feels to be a bald woman - CNN

How it feels to be a bald woman - CNN | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
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How it feels to be a bald woman
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For those who experience it, particularly women who often self-identify with the color and style of their locks, it's about learning to manage the disease and not be defined by it.
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New Group Aims to Increase Number of Women in Management - New York Times

New Group Aims to Increase Number of Women in Management - New York Times | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
New York Times New Group Aims to Increase Number of Women in Management New York Times Andrew Testa for The New York TimesHelena Morrissey, chief of Newton Capital Management, founded the 30% Club to urge British companies to increase the number of...
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Nicole Ponseca Puts Filipino Food on NYC Map

Nicole Ponseca Puts Filipino Food on NYC Map | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
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Awesome write-up on a hard-working Filipina restauranteur!

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7 Apps and Services for Women: Organization, Style and Inspiration

A summary of seven Web apps, services and startups that can help women get more organized and inspired. The list includes Boxbee - urban storage solution; Th...
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Goldman Handed Out Cosmetic Mirrors and Nail Files at Women's Coding Event

Goldman Handed Out Cosmetic Mirrors and Nail Files at Women's Coding Event | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
The swag that the Wall Street bank offered at the Women Engineers Code, or WECode, conference at Harvard was found off-putting by at least one attendee.
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Bad move, Goldman Sachs. Google gave out socks. 

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Feminist Book Club for Men - Noisebridge

Feminist Book Club for Men - Noisebridge | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Noisebridge recently had issues on sexual harassment. I am further investigating this, but it is nice to see a "Feminist Book Club for Men." Is this real or trolling?

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GREAT ADVICE: Why Shorter Men Should Go After Taller Women

GREAT ADVICE: Why Shorter Men Should Go After Taller Women | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
A call to arms against the last acceptable dating prejudice.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

This is a wonderful piece on curbing our prejudices. I'm a smaller woman, but I always thought tall women with a shorter man looked SO Hollywood. 

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Animated Google Doodle Honors Computer Pioneer Grace Hopper

Animated Google Doodle Honors Computer Pioneer Grace Hopper | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Today's Google Doodle is an animated tribute to computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Love this Google doodle honoring an awesome woman: Computer Scientist Grace Hopper. 

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Why I Wear Nail Polish — Medium

Why I Wear Nail Polish — Medium | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
A teenage girl sat across from me on the tram today.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

A beautiful post. Go on and wear that nail polish, boy!

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High Frequency Dating

High Frequency Dating | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
The other day I realized there was something missing in my life, so I set out to find a solution. Online dating is in vogue, which makes sense. The internet already has no small part in satisf...
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Pretty funny post on what could be the present-future of dating...

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HOW DID I MISS THIS? International Day Of The Female Orgasm Brings Pleasure To Brazilian Women

HOW DID I MISS THIS? International Day Of The Female Orgasm Brings Pleasure To Brazilian Women | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
The International Day of the Female Orgasm -- or Día Internacional del Orgasmo Femenino -- is a Brazilian holiday celebrated every year on Aug. 8.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

This was on Aug. 8, 2012. Sad I missed it. I guess it doesn't matter, does it?

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LINKEDIN BUSTED: Is This Woman 'Too Pretty' To Be A Web Developer?

LINKEDIN BUSTED: Is This Woman 'Too Pretty' To Be A Web Developer? | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Professional networking site LinkedIn has kicked up a controversy after it took down ads from a small company that featured photos of female web developers.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Believe it or not! Yes, she is a front-end engineer. A few months ago, startup Toptal ran ads with the photo of one of their developers, Florencia Antara, on the LinkedIn platform. What happened next? LinkedIn took them down citing that users complained the ad was misleading. Things that make you go hmmm?

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Super typhoon smashes into Philippines

Super typhoon smashes into Philippines | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
A massive typhoon packing winds approaching 200 mph and called one of the most powerful storms ever recorded blasted into the Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people
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Prayers to my family and friends in the Philippines. 

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Science Shows Men Like Women With Less Makeup - TIME

Science Shows Men Like Women With Less Makeup - TIME | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Science Shows Men Like Women With Less Makeup
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New research published in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology found that people's perceptions of what men and women find attractive are off.
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Lab mice fear men but not women, and that's a big problem for science

Lab mice fear men but not women, and that's a big problem for science | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
The history of science is one chock-full of mice and men. Historically, biological and medical research has largely depended on rodents, which provide scientists with everything from cells and...
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Was Coco Chanel anti-semitic and homophobic?

Was Coco Chanel anti-semitic and homophobic? | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
A biography contends that Coco Chanel was a Nazi agent.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

For the first time ever, I looked up Coco Chanel's biography on Google. I'm embarrassed to say that I've praised the designer for her creative genius many times before, but I hadn't known that she was anti-semitic and homophobic. Well...at least I can cross out that Chanel bag on my wish list.

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500 Startups Launches Its First Two AngelList Syndicates, Including One Just For Female Founders | TechCrunch

500 Startups Launches Its First Two AngelList Syndicates, Including One Just For Female Founders | TechCrunch | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
500 Startups is launching the first of what will be not just one, but a whole series of AngelList syndicates. Actually, the firm is announcing two new..
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Wine & Sex: The New Tupperware Party | Wine News & Features

Wine & Sex: The New Tupperware Party | Wine News & Features | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Wine & Sex: The New Tupperware Party. A Spanish winery is taking wine pairing to a whole new level. Read wine news & features.
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Bedsharing economy: Easynest lets singles sleep with strangers - San Francisco Business Times

Bedsharing economy: Easynest lets singles sleep with strangers - San Francisco Business Times | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
The sharing economy has opened up a world of possibilities for anyone open to anything...
Arabella Santiago's insight:

My favorite line in this article is: "To start, the platform has yet to be monetized and is pretty hands-off, so to speak."

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YUM: The Vatican's Hottest REAL Priests Are On Display In 2014 'Roman Priest Calendar'

YUM: The Vatican's Hottest REAL Priests Are On Display In 2014 'Roman Priest Calendar' | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
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Nothing to see here...

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Free SF Ruby on Rails Course for Women: January 17-18, 2014 from Engine Yard

Free SF Ruby on Rails Course for Women: January 17-18, 2014 from Engine Yard | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Rails Girls goes San Francisco January 17-18, 2014: join the two-day crash-course to the exciting world of building web applications with Ruby on Rails.
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Need to remember to apply for this free Ruby on Rails course. Excited to learn server-side programming. 

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This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers

This Awesome Ad, Set to the Beastie Boys, Is How to Get Girls to Become Engineers | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers.” The CEO, Debbie...
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Growing up, my favorite show was "Mr. Wizard," but I did also like Barbie dolls, and I still own a pink tackle box. What's wrong with that? :) 

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A Look At 23andMe's $99 DNA Revolution | The 23andMe Blog

A Look At 23andMe's $99 DNA Revolution | The 23andMe Blog | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Fast Company profiles CEO Anne Wojcicki and details the business and scientific model behind 23andMe's $99 DNA revolution.
Arabella Santiago's insight:
I think I'll be doing 23andMe for Christmas this year! Cool to see a daring female co-founder.
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WHAT A WOMAN! Computer Scientist Jean Sammet, now 85, receives IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award

The IEEE Computer Society presented its 2009 Computer Pioneer Award to Jean E. Sammet for pioneering work as one of the first developers and researchers in p...
Arabella Santiago's insight:

I can't believe we're not talking about this woman more! She's incredible. Her book published in 1969, Computer Languages: History and Fundamentals, is a survey of 120 programming languages. Genius!

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Advice for "women in tech" (who are really marketers for tech) who feel like second-class citizens | CircleClick

Advice for "women in tech" (who are really marketers for tech) who feel like second-class citizens | CircleClick | Innovative Woman | Scoop.it
Arabella Santiago's insight:

Great post from Lady Geek AnneBot! Do what you're good at. (But it doesn't hurt to learn how to build things either...)

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