Got a great writeup in Pajiba, an awesome website well worth following.
Geneticist Mary Claire-King has had an astounding career: she discovered the breast cancer gene; she definitively linked humans and chimpanzees; she’s used gene testing to identify the descendants of kidnapped children – and she’s done it all as a single mother.
NPR's puzzle / trivia / humor podcast Ask Me Another had me on for their Meet The Expert section. I even hosted a game of "Two Truths and a Lie, Rejected Princesses Edition"!
Miriam Ben-Shalom and Karen Weiss were on a date when they encountered the assailant. Ben-Shalom, a former drill sergeant, quickly subdued him.
The Canadian Finance Minister announced that Desmond would be appearing on the $10 bill in 2018. She will be the first Canadian woman to be featured on the note, and the first person of color on any Canadian bill.