There's Still Hope: Maybe LEGOs for Girls Don't Have to Suck

Lego's "Lego Friends" set, aimed at "the other 50 percent of the world's children" — meaning girls, but only girls who enjoy clubbing, shopping, tanning, and hanging out at the "Butterfly Beauty Shop," whatever that is — has received widespread criticism for reinforcing the pinkest, girliest gender stereotypes. (The… » 5/28/12 1:00pm 5/28/12 1:00pm

Why the Internet Freaked Out About the Lady Nerd on This Month's Wired

This is the cover for the current issue of Wired magazine. The woman on the cover isn't just a model in the traditional sense: She's Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries, and very possibly the first woman engineer to grace the cover of Wired. And she looks good on it. So, some people freaked out. » 3/18/11 11:30pm 3/18/11 11:30pm