medievalpoc: barbotrobot submitted to medievalpoc: FRAGRANT CONCUBINE ALERT!!! From the link: Chinese Government Tries to Quell Unrest with an Animated Princess Uighers are an ethnic minority in western China, largely Muslim, who have been protesting the Chinese government for its discriminatory policies against them over the past several years. Now the Chinese government hopes to... Read more »
Two Engineers Have Created the Doll Every Young Girl Should Be Playing With It sends a message most toy companies ignore. Seems relevant to many of y’all’s interests.
Indian Woman Kills Leopard In Epic Fight To The Death It was a battle that raged for nearly a half-hour. A 56-year-old Indian woman — armed with only farm tools — is now recovering in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her. Again: Don’t mess with farmers’ daughters.
Raining On Your Parade About Those Women Viking Warriors | Stuff You Missed in History Class Aw, boo. And I was just about to post on that story, too. (via the excellent Stuff You missed in History Class).
Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls. Ambreen Sadiq faces opposition from her family but is the inspiration for a new play via the always-inspiring GirlTalkHQ.
At the time of this 1990 photo, this woman was 106 years old. She is here pictured guarding her home in Degh village, in southern Armenia.
Meet Florence “Woo Woo” DiTullio Joyce, aka “Winnie the Welder.” During WW2, she and some 2,000 other women worked the shipyards building ships and subs. Why “Woo Woo”? According to her: “I was a curvaceous 119 pounds. Every time I walked by, the guys would go, ‘Woo Woo!’ (some things never change)
Marie Colvin’s Private War Foreign correspondent Marie Colvin was on the front lines of conflict zones, no matter the physical and emotional toll. Marie Brenner learns what led Colvin to her death. This eyepatched journalist gave her all covering Syria back in 2012. It is good to remember her incredible bravery.