Giving new meaning to “blowing shit up.”
Knitting in Wartime
In WW2, homefront knitters were encouraged to make clothing for the troops - and even given guides on how to do so!
Priss Fotheringham's Novelty Sex Act: "Chucking"
This 17th-century London prostitute collected money - literally - with a pretty novel sex act.
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.
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,…
Today I learned that WW2 spies used exploding camel shit to disable Nazi tanks in northern Africa.
Giving new meaning to "blowing shit up."
The poster child for childhood abuse, nobody should ever make a kids' movie about her.
A'isha bint abi Bakr
Independent, bold wife of the Prophet Muhammad, she led armies in the Battle of the Camel and was one of…
The first naval admiral of modern times, she protected her country from foreign invaders with aplomb.
A clever woman who rose from obscurity to become a political force, playing nations against each other to protect her people.
This self-described "undutiful daughter" posed as a man to become the world's first female shipwright.