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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.
The Banned Japanese Feminist Magazine That Showed You How to Leave Your Husband
“I will raise both my paralyzed hands and yell with my last breath, ‘Women! Advance! Advance!’”
First American to ever win the world championships in Judo, undefeated UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, one of the only women in the Expendables movies, and the person who got her into it all? Her mom.
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.
Kariba: a phenomenal-looking South African animated movie
A team of South African animators are trying to make an animated movie. What they've put together so far is astounding.
Instigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
This "most dangerous of all spies" staged daring mountaintop escapes, prison breaks, and railway bombings -- all on her trusty wooden leg, codenamed "Cuthbert."
Olga of Kiev
Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…
When a firebreathing shapeshifting hippo menaced her people, this shaman faced it down in a magic battle - and then hurled it into space.