Amazon Warriors’ Names Revealed Amid “Gibberish” on Ancient Greek Vases Names include “Worthy of Armor, “Battle Cry,” “Don’t Fail,” and, um, “Hot Flanks.” #facepalm
The Outspoken Spanish Nun Who’s Made Herself A Political Force Sister Forcades is Spain’s most famous living nun. She’s a medical doctor with a master’s degree from Harvard. She’s a feminist who’s been reprimanded by the Vatican for supporting abortion rights. She’s a Benedictine nun in a country where the Catholic Church has historically sided… Read more »
Claudia Ochoa Felix, the “Kim Kardashian” of organized crime, is known for her curvy figure, pouting selfies and tweets but also for allegedly heading the world’s most ruthless gang of killers.
This old-school video of female-led martial arts demonstration is just a joy to watch. Thanks to Ruwani Weerasinghe for sending it in!
The First Woman To Go Round The World Did It As A Man “She dared confront the stress, the dangers, and everything that happened that one could realistically expect on such a voyage. Her adventure, should, I think, be included in a history of famous women.” (via NPR)
There is going to be a Rejected Princess book. It’s being published by Dey Street, an imprint of Harper Collins. It’s going to be out in 2016. There will be around a hundred entries.
And I’m totally freaking out about it.
Gwar’s newest frontwoman is a “Spiky Purple Amazon” named Vulvatron “She’s nobody’s girlfriend, or groupie or background dancer; Vulvatron is in charge. She gets to be a monster instead of a princess, and that is immensely important for younger girls who are just starting to explore heavy metal.” (via the Mary Sue) YOU GUYS. VULVATRON.
No Tiaras Here: Q&A with Jason Porath & the Rejected Princesses that Won’t Grace the Silver Screen | Animation Career Review Rejected Princesses, sparked from a casual conversation at DreamWorks, it’s the brainchild of effects animator Jason Porath who was craving a new artistic challenge. I did an interview! It was pretty swell. You can… Read more »