Sure we have the Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea on dollar coins, but isn't it time we get some women's faces on some bills?In 2015, the Women on 20's campaign sent a petition to the White House to push President Barack Obama to support the movement, and later, a bill was introduced to Congress to get a woman on the $20 note. Who should be on it? Th...
These 519 space travelers have all flown in space. They're not all astronauts, the list includes people with backgrounds in teaching, politics, and even a sultan. These high-flying folks have seen parts of the universe most of us only dream about and I for one am completely jealous of all of them. There are only a finite number of astronauts who have been to...
These are the top women who've got to space, making a significant contribution to space discovery. For full article and photo gallery, go to: http://dsc.discovery.com/space/top-10/top-10-women-space.html
American national treasures work in different fields, are of different generations, and all have different stories to tell. But all of their stories are that of America itself. Some are media moguls, others are entertainers that nobody can bring themselves to hate. A few are politicians that have enormous influence and cultural cachet, even if you completely...
Every person who has ever been immortalized in a Google Doodle, in order from the very first to the most recent. The first Google Doodle appeared on the search engine homepage instead of the familiar colorful logo on August 30, 1998, in honor of Burning Man. It wasn't until 2001 that the very first real person was commemorated. In November of that year, a Go...
Complete list of all 43 female space travelers. These are people who have been to space, but aren't necessarily astronauts. In fact, they come from a lot of different backgrounds, but the thing they have in common is that they've all flown in space. Since I'm a huge space geek, I figured I'd list them all here. You can also see a complete list of all the fem...
While many technical and scientific professions were closed off to women until recently, renaissance women still managed to make their mark on American history. These polymaths excelled in a wide range of fields, from business to medicine to politics. Famous renaissance women have led incredible lives while breaking the traditional barriers that kept them ou...
Many trailblazing celebrities have come out as gay over the years, but only a handful have been brave enough to do it in old age. Although people have grown more accepting of the LGBTQ community over the years, there was definitely a time when it was "taboo" to discuss one's sexuality in the media. Most gay celebrities used to keep their sexuality ...
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