Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
Today I learned that WW2 spies used exploding camel shit to disable Nazi tanks in northern Africa.
Giving new meaning to "blowing shit up."
Apparently 15th century Morocco had a coven of lesbian witches.
In which your intrepid author is tasked with finding information on an obscure Moroccan coven, and tracks down all there is to know within nine minutes.
The greatest weapon against women's suffrage: LOLCats
100 years ago, pictures of cats were used to mock the women's suffrage movement. Cannot imagine that it worked, because they're adorable.
Inuit Folk Tales pt 1
Inuit folk tales are fucking weird, man. UPDATE: inquisitive reader bookwyrm1216 found the continuation of the Penis Lake story! Truly,…
Japan's greatest warlord... a woman?
There's a theory going around Japan that could dramatically rewrite their history. It posits that Uesugi Kenshin, one of their greatest warlords, was actually a woman. And there's some pretty compelling evidence.
The greatest ruler of Yemeni history, she defeated her numerous foes to usher the country into its golden age.
Olga of Kiev
Brutal princess-turned-Christian saint who burnt down enemy towns using pigeons.
Rose from poverty to become a respected journalist who raced Nellie Bly around the world.
Chaste and virtuous woman spends life assuming she's better than her more sex-positive neighbor, and for this haughtiness becomes in…
Marsha P. Johnson
This cheery godmother of trans civil rights masked a dark past of abuse.