So We Beat On, Concrete Boats Against the Current

In this photograph taken by AP Images for ASCE, Michael Zukoff, front, Nina Bonanno, Cassandra Kussow and John Laureto of Michigan Technological University steer their canoe during the petite coed sprint final race at the 25th Annual ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition on Saturday, June 16, 2012 in Sparks, Nev.… » 6/17/12 5:00pm 6/17/12 5:00pm

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