Tura Satana: Amazonian star of Russ Meyer’s cult classic film ‘Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!’ This woman had a hell of a life. After being gang-raped in her youth, she trained in martial arts and over the course of her life, exacted revenge on every one of her attackers. “I made a vow to myself that... Read more »
Random Related Posts
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.
When 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.
Isabella of France
After years of neglect and abuse from her husband, this queen raised an army and took over England for herself.
Annie Jump Cannon
This astronomer threw off all the social conventions of her day to pursue her one true calling: the stars.
One of the greatest pharaohs to ever live, she built up Egypt so much that a generations-long sustained effort to erase her from history couldn't do the trick.
This legendary pockmarked poet sang truth to power and was killed for it, becoming an enduring symbol of resistance.
Sold into sexual slavery to Hernan Cortes, this maligned woman became his interpreter, and it was with her words that…
The three men who accepted the Nobel Prize for "the most important scientific discovery of the 20th century" neglected to mention one thing: they owed much of their success to one brash, brilliant, and overlooked female scientist.
Possibly 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.
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.