Modern-day refrigerated shipping is a marvel of science, technology, and hard work: much of which came from Barbara Pratt, who spent years living in a shipping container and doing experiments to perfect the shipping process.
In order to save her kids from Boko Hara, she went to extraordinary lengths: including stripping naked and pretending to be crazy.
On appointment to the Lords, she had created a coat of arms bearing the motto Omnia Feminae Aequissimae, meaning “women are equal to everything.”
At the age of seven, Kakenya Ntaiya made a bargain with her father: she would undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) if he agreed to let her finish her education.
She was a programmer, a wife, a lesbian -- and she wouldn't rest until she could legally marry her wife.
Major League Baseball Teams Come Together to Help 7-Year-Old Girl with 3D-Printed Hand Fulfill her Dream – sometimes Twitter does alright by people. More on the making of Hailey hand right here. You can follow her Instagram here.
This woman has spent her life fighting the prison industrial complex, giving ex-convicts a new lease on life.