Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
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.
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.
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.
Today I learned that WW2 spies used exploding camel shit to disable Nazi tanks in northern Africa.
Giving new meaning to "blowing shit up."
This unassuming middle-aged woman became one of Britain's most notorious terrorists in her unyielding quest to win women the right to vote.
Cut Nyak Dhien
When her (second) rebel husband was killed, this heroine of Indonesian revolution took over the fight against the Dutch.
Cross-dressing Queen of Thieves who flouted social norms and had plays written about her.
Mexico's infamous "weeping ghost" has many incarnations: a jilted widow, a slave princess, a milk addict, a coffee bag, and a pair of panties.
Sigrid the Haughty
When some scrubs hit on her, she burnt them alive. When a king slapped her across the face, she obliterated his kingdom. Sigrid the Haughty was not to be messed with.