Badass women alert.
Today I learned that WW2 spies used exploding camel shit to disable Nazi tanks in northern Africa.
Giving new meaning to "blowing shit up."
Muslim women use Twitter to show how #TraditionallySubmissive they aren't
When a newspaper reported that David Cameron complained about the "traditional submissiveness of Muslim women", a rebuking hashtag was born.
Mary Sherman Morgan
A lack of a college degree and a child born out of wedlock couldn't stop this woman from saving the US Space Race with her custom rocket fuel.
Katherine Johnson was a "human computer" at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (later NASA), doing the math that would get Alan Shepard, John Glenn, and Buzz Aldrin to space and back.
The Difference a Year Makes
I redid a lot of the early art in preparation for the book. Take a look and see the difference a year or two of practice makes.
This unlikely heroine created her own Woman's Army of 70,000 soldiers through good manners and political savvy - and then used it to overthrow one of China's greatest douchebags.
The Valiant Ladies of Potosi
Eustaquia de Souza and Ana Lezama de Urinza, two sword-and-gun-toting lesbian teen vigilantes - 17th century Bolivia's answer to Batman.
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.
This Jewish-Ethiopian warrior queen took the throne, ended a millennium-old biblical dynasty, and caused a break in Ethiopia's history that has not healed to this day - or did she...?
Roundly-despised and unfairly-maligned seductress of the bible who ran afoul of the wrong priests.