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RP on Stuff You Missed in History Class!
Yours truly guest stars on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast to talk about Rejected Princesses, historical women, and historicity.
Martine Rothblatt founded United Therapeutics, the company which she now heads as CEO, and earned a PhD in bioethics in order to create a treatment for her terminally ill daughter, and others like her.
In 1911, Albert Einstein Told Marie Curie To Ignore The Trolls
New correspondence was recently found from Einstein to Marie Curie, in which he told her, in so many words, that "haters gon' hate." Preach it, Albert.
Already the first woman to scale American Ninja Warrior's 14 1/2-foot Warped Wall, Graff has also now become the first woman to complete stage one of the show's national finals.
In 1938, L.A. woman went to jail for wearing slacks in courtroom
In 1938, L.A. woman went to jail for wearing slacks in courtroom - LA Times Kindergarten teacher Helen Hulick made…
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
Instigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
Born in a prison cell, this revolutionary financed and led a large chunk of Greece's navy to victory in their fight for independence.
This undefinable adventurer's life burnt bright but short: a wildcard of the Algerian revolution, she survived an assassination attempt by sabre, and died in a freak desert flood.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.