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Badass Women Who Made History So You Wouldn't Have to

Unless you live under a rock, you're well aware that March is Women's History Month. I gotta say that I personally love a month dedicated to little old me and my feminist ferocity.  Because I haven't done anything particularly notable (YET), I wanted to compile a list of women that completely changed the course of history. Maybe I can steal their ideas because copying is the best form of flattery, right? Perhaps you'll gain some inspo from these incredible ladies too. Scroll down for some great historical female bada**es

Ten women that changed the course of history | thumbnail text - happy women's history month if a man tries to talk to me this month I will be calling the police
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Women Who Made History For Being Very Very Bad

What would the world be if bad girls weren't here to shake things up? Us women have only the bad girls to thank for getting us our right to vote, to study, heck, even our right to show off our luscious legs in a mini skirt. The bad girls are the ones who don't ask for permission when they change the world. They barely even ask for forgiveness either. They take what is theirs. They reject stereotypes and prove every day that there is a place for women in every professional setting. We all owe the bad girls a big thank you!

Women Who Made History For Being Bad| thumbnail text - Eve Once she took a bite out of the apple and passed it on to Adam, she created original sin. Yep, she is the original sinner, can't get much more 'bad' than that. Because of her, women throughout time have been blamed for being temptresses.
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Women Tweet About Men The Way Women Are Mentioned In History

Ever notice a lack of women mentioned in history? Or how they were just described as *blank's* husband or *blank's* mother? Yep us too. It's almost as if they've been blatantly looked over and excluded from history books for centuries. Even today people can have a difficult time recalling significant female figures, so there was a hilarious Twitter thread where women talked about men's historical achievements with the same tone of suspicion and surprise that women's achievements are often spoken with. 

Women Tweet About Men The Way Men Talk About Women In History| Thumbnail text - @sherrifflucy · Sep 2, 2017 Lucy Sherriff I half wonder whether men should be allowed in labs. Could be a distraction to hard working women. They at least need to dress appropriately ... 16 17 158 2.9K
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Czech Students Recreate Strange Scenes From Medieval Books

If you've followed us for a while, you'll know we love a good recreation. Whether it's couples who reenact famous movie posters, or people passing their time in quarantine by recreating famous paintings, we've got your covered. And now we have a new recreation gem for you, in the form of some Czech students who reenacted strange scenes from medieval books and it's hilarious. I'm not going to lie, this might be my favorite reenactment yet. 

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Photos Of People's Grandmas Who Were Badasses Back In The Day

The world may have improved significantly since our grandmothers were young, but that doesn't mean that didn't live pretty cool lives. People are sharing photos that prove just how badass their grandmothers were back in the day. From pilots to circus performers, check out these awesome grannies with powerful pasts. 

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Pictures From The Spanish Flu 100 Years Ago Shows Similarities In Managing Pandemics

100 years ago, the Spanish Flu was sweeping its way across the globe, infecting and killing millions. The guidelines were much like the ones we have today during the pandemic we're living through now - stay home and wear protective gear in public. Thankfully, lockdown is a lot more bearable nowadays and people are finding all sorts of ways to entertain themselves. But these pictures show that a pandemic is a pandemic is a pandemic and if they did it way back then, we can get through it now. Hang in there, people! 

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More Classical Art Memes For The Cultured Souls

Classical Art Memes is basically the only way to get your dose of culture, art, and history. Oh, and laughs. Because let's face it, no one wants to remember what we're living through now, so we might as well go back in time and look at how bad it was back then. And is there a better way to do that than through memes? We don't think so either. Scroll through and educate yourselves! 

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Photos Show Mashups Of Present Day And Historical Moments In Same Spot

Most places we go are steeped in history, very often having a dark past. Very often we are oblivious to all the events that have taken place in the decades leading up to the moment we are standing in a place, especially the ones which saw lives lost. These photos have been cleverly photoshopped to show the dark and sad past that specific places have, to remind us that the past should never be forgotten. 

photos mashup history present facebook moments | hitler superimposed over a photo of a couple reading in front of the Eiffel tower | black and white photo of soldiers walking in water next to modern pic of guy playing soccer on a beach
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Facts About History Which Will Mess With Your Perception Of Time

Time is a weird thing, but our perception of time is even stranger. We think of some historical events as things that happened in the "ancient times" or "olden days", and others as fairly recent, or "modern". But our minds would be blown if we found out how many of them actually happened in the same era, like the ones below. See how many of these crazy historical facts you actually knew, and how many will make you say "Whaaaaat?!"

true historical facts time history perception mind blown | Steve Jobs Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Was Published In The Summer Of 2007. The Same Summer First iPhone Model Was Release
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Female Artist Of The Week: Instagram Account Bringing Historical Figures To Life With Photoshop

Each week we bring you a talented female artist who creates incredible quality content and this week, we've picked Becca Saladin, the graphic designer behind Instagram account @royalty_now_. Becca's combined passion for making history come alive and photoshop means that she is able to "Photomanipulate how historical figures would look if they were alive today", according to her Facebook page. Check out how Becca's interpretation of what royalty from the past would look like today comes to life in her pictures below. Once you've enjoyed her brilliant creations, check out last week's female artist of the week in case you missed it. 

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Stories From History That Should Be Made Into Movies

Dear Hollywood, instead of your obsessive need to turnout re-makes of classics, why not look to history for some incredible stories that have yet to be told? 

Here, Twitter has also given you a jumpstart of some awesome movie ideas, all thanks to Twitter user @KylePlantEmoji.

Got any other awesome stories from history that hasn't made it to the big screen? Share it us with in the comments below! 


history movies tweets awesome hollywood | tweet by KylePlantEmoji historical event/person deserves movie but doesn't have one yet personally want really good Houdini movie
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What On Earth: Twenty Historical Facts

Historical facts always take us on a wild ride! What makes it so darn interesting is that it's true! All these fact below aren't some made up fictional story. 

Hitler was actually nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

If that's not the most confusing/baffling thing you've ever heard then we simply don't believe you. 

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Expand Your Knowledge With These 16 Historical Facts That Were Unearthed!

The more you know! These facts are WILD. Who knew that the very first fax was sent around the time of the Oregon Trail?! That fact totally changed my perception of time. 

Here are 16 unusual historical facts, you may not have heard of:

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22 Famous And Infamous Photographs And The Cameras That Shot Them

A really fascinating look behind some of the worlds most famous, infamous, and not so famous photographs and the cameras that captured them.

So much history and powerful shots listed below:

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Twitter Account 'Life in Moments' Shares Historical Images And It's Fascinating (40 Images)

Life in Moments is a really great Twitter account to follow if you're interested in history or just like to see cool images from the pasts. Images such as a woman from the early 1900s riding a scooter (essentially what some folks are currently riding at this very moment). Pretty neat! Or how about that absolutely terrifying Santa Claus from the 1900s?

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15 Common English Phrases And The History Behind Them

We never really thought about the history behind these common phrases but turns out to be more interested than we expected! The more you know! 

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