She can climb, abseil, start a fire with a tampon, and catch a fish with her bare hands, making her more than qualified to survive the zombie apocalypse.
This is French socialist revolutionary Maria Ginesta, 17 at the time of this picture, one of the most famous of…
The First Woman To Go Round The World Did It As A Man "She dared confront the stress, the dangers,…
The real "Rosie Riveters" of WWII
Some stunning pictures, collected from the Library of Congress, of women engineers and mechanics in WWII.
Wagner was a circus aerialist and contortionist who learned how to tattoo from the man who would become her husband.
Tomboy, daughter, spy, soldier, foster mom, innkeeper, gold miner, nurse, activist; veteran: Angela Jimenez doesn't need a movie so much as a mini-series.
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.
100 years before Lawrence of Arabia, this British woman traveled the Middle East by herself, surviving shipwrecks, plagues, and Bedouin attacks in the process.
When the end of an era was at hand, this samurai woman refused to go gently.
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.