women in history
Scientists Identify a Medieval Artist by the Blue Gemstone in Her Teeth
“The discovery of lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of an 11th-century religious woman is without precedent in the European medieval archaeological record.”
The F-16 Pilot Who Was Ready to Use Her Jet as a Missile on 9/11
Seventeen years after the 9/11 attacks, we look back on the story of Heather Penney, who prepared herself for a suicide mission to take down the fourth hijacked plane en route to Washington, DC.
The Enduring Legacy of Eartha Kitt, a Subversive Icon Targeted by the CIA
The "Santa Baby" singer was so much more than a captivating entertainer—she was also an international political provocateur whose career was nearly ruined after she condemned the Vietnam War.