Here's a couple favorite entries, which might help you get a good idea of what to expect on the site.
Heroes and Rapscallions
Noor Inayat Khan: The Spy PrincessPacifist Indian princess who gave up everything of herself to hold the line in occupied Paris during World War 2.
Julie d'Aubigny: Princess of the OperaSword-slinging, opera-singing bisexual rock star of the 17th century - who burnt down a convent to romance a nun and had to be pardoned by the king of France TWICE.
Osh-Tisch: Princess of Two SpiritsThe last Crow nation baté (Two Spirit mystic) in history, she earned her name -- which means "Finds Them and Kills Them" -- by tirelessly fighting to preserve her way of life.
Annie Jump Cannon: The Queen of Modern AstronomyThis astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
Ida B. Wells: Princess of the PressOne of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
Hypatia: The Martyr MathematicianThe first female mathematician in recorded history, and one of the luminaries of the ancient world - but her grisly death at the hands of a mob was only the start of her troubles.
Iara: Brazil's Lady of the LakeWhen this indigenous Brazilian warrior mermaid proved too awesome for her tribe, she just took up residence in the water, and started an aquatic harem of passers-by.
Mariya Oktyabrskaya: The Tank-Driving WidowWhen her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
Nzinga Mbande: Mother of AngolaWhen the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
Elisabeth Bathory: The Blood CountessPossibly the most prolific female serial killer in history, a primary inspiration for Dracula, one of the most reviled women in history, and, I argue, innocent.
Wu Zetian: China's Only Female EmperorThe only female emperor of China in history, her ruthless rise to power makes Game of Thrones look like a day at the beach.
Ranavalona I: The Female CaligulaThis brutal sovereign's reign saw her outlaw clapping, pioneer death by feet-kissing, and design giant weaponized scissors - but are we only getting one side of the story...?
RP also profiles notable women from living memory under the heading of "Modern Worthies." Here are some favorites.
Tu Youyou: Conqueror of MalariaHumanity's greatest weapon against malaria came from an unlikely source: a secret military program, where a woman worked in obscurity for decades.
Ashima Shiraishi: Tweenage champion rock climberThis 13-year-old is one of the top female rock climbers in the world. And she's got a great sense of humor on top of that.
Kitty O'Neil: The fastest woman aliveThis strong-willed stuntwoman barreled through measles, mumps, smallpox, meningitis, deafness, and cancer to become the fastest woman alive.
Neerja Bhanot: Heroine of the HijackWhen terrorists hijacked her plane, she gave her life to save it, becoming the youngest recipient of India's highest honor.
Annie Jean Easley: Engineer, mathematician, and rocket scientistAnnie Easley was given literacy tests. Annie Easley was told she didn't go to a good enough school. Annie Easley became a goddamn rocket scientist. Annie Easley did not listen to the haters.
The Gulabi Gang: The heroes India needsAn all-female vigilante group wanders rural India, teaching women self defense and confronting abusive husbands.
Junko Tabei: The first woman to climb Mount EverestThe first woman to climb Mount Everest - she did so even when her native Japan wanted her to do nothing but raise children and serve tea.
Vera Peters: Mother of the Modern MastectomyWhen she was told to "go do women's work" after upstaging the medical community in her treatment of Hodgkin's disease, Dr. Vera Peters revolutionized breast cancer treatment through years of painstaking, meticulous work.
Mo'Ne DavisThis Little League pitching phenom can throw a 70 MPH fastball and elevated her team to the Little League World Series. Throw like a girl, indeed.
Sometimes entries don't fall into neat categories. These include: comics starring the RPs interacting, quick sketches of minor historical figures, essays about historical concepts, insights into the design process, and the like. Here's a sampling.