In which I get just what I wanted for my birthday: hand injuries!
Rear Admiral “Amazing” Grace Hopper was one of the first (and finest) computer programmers in history. She created the first compiler and spearheaded the creation of one of the first compiled computer languages. She was also a badass mofo.
A Nigerian man’s project — to make dolls that better reflect the life of girls in his country — has taken off, surpassing sales of Mattel’s Barbie dolls. And they’re only growing.
The Dahomey Amazons were one of the fiercest military groups in the 19th century – and they were all female. Now they have their own tribute in the streets of Senegal, thanks to a female French mural artist.
Some daring guerilla activist is covering up anti-Muslim bus ads in San Francisco with pictures of Kamala Khan, Marvel’s newest Muslim superheroine.
Completing the trifecta of Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, and Upworthy: RP made the Internet’s Triple Crown!