Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
Amazon Warriors' Names Revealed Amid "Gibberish" on Ancient Greek Vases
Amazon Warriors' Names Revealed Amid "Gibberish" on Ancient Greek Vases Names include “Worthy of Armor, “Battle Cry,” “Don’t Fail,” and,…
The Tongan Wood King
One of the kings of Tonga was a block of wood. No, really.
Not to be taken seriously
Found while researching a female saint’s miracles.
Gwerful Mechain's Ode to Pubic Hair
The most famous female poet of Wales made her name from a poem praising what male poets wouldn't - female genitalia.
Weird history: Charles Stanhope
In September 1777, British inventor Charles Stanhope tested a new fireproofing material by: building a two-story house; inviting over the…
Recruited widows, orphans, and prostitutes into an all-woman ninja spy group, the largest in Asia at the time.
100 years before Lawrence of Arabia, this British woman traveled the Middle East by herself, surviving shipwrecks, plagues, and Bedouin attacks in the process.
When her deadbeat brothers demanded the impossible, this South African princess carried through, and slayed a dragon.
When her husband was killed in WW2, she sold all their belongings, bought a tank, named it Fighting Girlfriend, and started killing Nazis.
This amateur dancer escaped a life of abuse by pretending to be an Indonesian princess - and eventually became a victim of the maniacal world of espionage.