Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
All-women street rumbles from 1965
All-female Fight Club reboot coming in 3... 2...
"Her Eyes Were Murderous."
Sometimes I look at a biography's table of contents and just can't wait to start reading it.
Inuit Folk Tales pt 2
Okay, just one more Inuit folk tale. Probably the weirdest in the entire book.
Weird History: I'll cut your hair to make my rope
This week in interesting historical anecdotes: 5th century BC - Thasian women cut their hair to make rope for military…
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.
This mythical Native American woman saved her loved ones from starvation with delicious magical leprosy - a fact that led to, shall we say, complications.
Catalina de Erauso
After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.
The only female emperor of China in history, her ruthless rise to power makes Game of Thrones look like a day at the beach.
When invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
Joan of Arc
The infamous teen girl who helped end the Hundred Years War and save France - but do you know how…