Tongan women boxing. The first picture is an illustration from the 1800s book Océanie ou cinquième partie du monde, by Grégoire L. Domeny de Rienzi. The second was apparently just a random for-fun boxing match that a traveling photo editor, Andy Isaacson, stumbled upon in 2012. Apparently good traditions never die. :)
Portraits of the Black Mambas
Photographer Julia Gunther took pictures of the anti-poaching squad, the Black Mambas, as part of her "Proud Women of Africa" photography project.
Interview with Animation Career Review
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Transformers to introduce an all-female team
After running polls for fans to design a new character, Hasbro and IDW Publishing announce they will be creating six new female characters that combine into one giant woman.
3D-printed armor turns Barbie into a medieval badass
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After spending a year helping 3,500 refugees escape Poland to Britain, in 1939 Hollingworth broke the news that World War II had started. That was merely the first week of her decades-long career at the Telegraph.
Ida B. Wells
One of the first anti-lynching advocates, she risked her life for decades to report on the truth when nobody would believe her.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
3rd century Rome had a major woman problem. Her name was Zenobia, and she took over a huge chunk of their empire in her brief and tumultuous career as rebel queen.
This Armenian folktale princess saved her hapless beau - by making him get a job.
Black, Muslim warrior queen of a tribe of griffin-riding Amazons - and the honest-to-god namesake of California.