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The women who programmed ENIAC
During World War II, the US Army hired scores of female mathematicians. A handful became some of the first computer programmers when they were given the task of programming ENIAC.
15 mold-breaking heiresses
The stereotype of heiresses are socialites who do little but live large and indolent lives off their money. Here then are some heiresses who led more interesting lives.
The Society of Woman Geographers
When they weren't allowed to join the men-only Explorers Club, these intrepid women started their own.
Feminist Card Games, pt. 1: Great Women
In the 70s, young feminists had their own card game, featuring the likes of Harriet Tubman and Amelia Earhart. But how was it played?
In 1939 Jacobs won a national pistol marksmanship competition. Contemporary reporting noted that she broke the record that had previously been set by an FBI agent.
Tomboy, daughter, spy, soldier, foster mom, innkeeper, gold miner, nurse, activist; veteran: Angela Jimenez doesn't need a movie so much as a mini-series.
When her deadbeat brothers demanded the impossible, this South African princess carried through, and slayed a dragon.
One of the first Indian women to practice law, she fought against -- and inside of -- a system that held no room for her.
This undefeated half-Spaniard fencer was a household name in the 1800s - only to vanish into retirement (and obscurity) when she ran out of people to fight.
Black, Muslim warrior queen of a tribe of griffin-riding Amazons - and the honest-to-god namesake of California.