A collection of vintage postcards designed when women were admitted to the Paris bar in 1900. Beautiful images, interesting commentary on women’s prescribed gender roles, especially as rhetoricians and public speakers.

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success. (-TED description)