Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
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…
"Her Eyes Were Murderous."
Sometimes I look at a biography's table of contents and just can't wait to start reading it.
All-women street rumbles from 1965
All-female Fight Club reboot coming in 3... 2...
First nipple piercing, now tattoos. The Victorian Era was not like you thought.
Priss Fotheringham's Novelty Sex Act: "Chucking"
This 17th-century London prostitute collected money - literally - with a pretty novel sex act.
After disguising herself as a man to be the physician women needed, she was put on trial - and won.
In 1915, this rowdy Puerto Rican activist was arrested for wearing pants in public. It wouldn't be the last time she wore pants, or got arrested.
When invaders threatened her island home, she declared herself a living god, raised an army, and fought them tooth, nail, and occasional grenade.
This brutal sovereign's reign saw her outlaw clapping, pioneer death by feet-kissing, and design giant weaponized scissors - but are we only getting one side of the story...?
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi
Spirited poetry-spouting princess who lived an audacious life and put her cheating lover on blast with her expert slam poetry.