Just posted: the conclusion to the tale of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, history’s deadliest female sniper! Click here to check it out!
In the 1960s she was known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose clients were said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple Rothschilds.
Halah Al Hamrani
Practicing martial arts since she was 12, Al Hamrani now runs her own gym, Flagboxing (which is an acronym for Fight Like a Girl Boxing).
Monopoly's forgotten inventor
Elizabeth Magie created the game that would become Monopoly over thirty years before the man credited with its invention.
An interview with Jasmine Twitty, the youngest judge in Easley, SC
Judge Twitty is the youngest person to earn a judgeship in Easley, South Carolina. She granted an interview to Amy Poehler's Smart Girls about her career path.
Women's Forest Service Reserves
A picture showing women in 1943 practicing how to combat forest fires.
When her brother of this fairytale princess decided to marry her, she warded him off by cutting off her own hands. Then she gave birth to a dog. It got weirder after that.
Jeanne de Clisson
When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.
When an enemy killed her husband, this Apache woman broke the rules of her tribe to get revenge - and in so doing, became one of her tribe's greatest heroes.
To warn against the incoming British, this teen girl staged her own midnight ride - far longer and more dangerous…
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.