“Badass Danish Girl (1969)” (source)
The Rapid Rise and Spectacular Fall of London's Greatest Bonesetter
Hard-living, hard-drinkin’, hardcore: beloved and belittled London Sarah Mapp had one hell of a life, earning both adulation and scorn in her career as a bonesetter.
Toy company Lego to produce Women of NASA set
And their choices are truly stellar.
In Nairobi’s Largest Slum, These Young Ballerinas Dream Big
Ballet classes offer youth a chance to experience a different side of life.
She performed the experiment that overturned the law of conservation of parity and helped lead to the Standard Model of particle physics, while two men got the Nobel Prize for it.
Tanya Smith practices Historical European Martial Arts--like fencing, but instead of a lightweight rapier she uses a three-pound longsword that's almost as tall as she is. To entice more women into the sport she organized a tournament by women, for women, called Fecht Yeah.
Madam C.J. Walker
America's ostensible first female self-made millionaire was a black beauty magnate who did it all for her daughter.
When Rome set its eyes on her country, this one-eyed queen fought them tooth and nail, until they left her alone.
This most-wanted WW2 spy rescued Jews and POWs, blew up Nazi trains, and used an X-rated radio rhyme to identify herself to Britain.
Jeanne de Clisson
When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.