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October 18, 2019

Fascinating Video Reveals How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Flawless Sub 2-Hour Marathon

Runner Eliud Kipchoge made history on October 12, 2019, for being the first person to ever run a marathon in under two hours. He finished the course with seconds to spare; a roaring crowd congratulated him as he crossed the finish line at 1:59:40. In a fascinating presentation from YouTuber Mike Boyd, he breaks down all that went into the success of the history-making 26.2-mile run.

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October 15, 2019

Target Launches Inclusive Line of Halloween Costumes for Kids with Disabilities

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an inspiring surge in inclusive Halloween costumes for kids. Geared toward little ones with disabilities, these elaborate ensembles transform everything from walkers to wheelchairs into festive holiday props. While, in the past, such costumes were mostly manufactured by creative non-profits and particularly artistic parents, they’ve now become a bit more accessible thanks to Target.

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October 11, 2019

Flight Operated Entirely by Women Flies 120 Young Girls to NASA

Did you know that only around 7% of United States-based pilots are women? Though low, this number is fortunately on the rise—thanks in part to equality awareness efforts by Delta Air Lines. On October 5 for the past five years, the airline has marked International Girls in Aviation Day with its WING, or “Women Inspiring our Next Generation,” Flight, a program that aims to inspire girls to pursue careers in aviation.

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September 26, 2019

Mattel Launches Line of Gender Neutral Dolls That Are Endlessly Customizable and “Free of Labels”

Toy company Mattel may specialize in miniatures, but the company has made big strides in recent years. Aiming to break from its highly unrealistic and hyper-feminine Barbie dolls of the past, the manufacturer now strives to create toys that break the mold, with recent series featuring female Fashionistas that come in all shapes and sizes and Inspiring Women who have helped make history.

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