“Gitanjali Rao, 11, says she was appalled by the drinking water crisis in Flint, Mich. — so she designed a device to test for lead faster. She was named “America’s Top Young Scientist” on Tuesday at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.” “She pressed local high schools and universities to give her lab […]Read more "11 Year Old Invents Lead-Detecting Device"
If you search online gifts for women/girls you get a list that looks rather similar. Nail polish, face masks, towels, makeup etc. and though there is nothing wrong with a girl liking this and in fact, I do like these sorts of things there’s something a bit monotonous and lacking all diversity. So I’ve compiled […]Read more "Best Gifts for the Woman/Girl (insert term) who kind of hates spa gifts"
These Russian Aviatrixes were daunted by nothing, even the Nazi’s. The night witches were the all female night bombing regiment 588 that flew for the Russians in World War II The Regiment was formed by Colonel Marina Raskova and led by Major Yevdokia Bershanskaya They flew from 1942 to 1945 and had […]Read more "The Night Witches Episode (+ Show Notes!!)"
Far out in the ocean the water is as blue as the petals of the loveliest cornflower, and as clear as the purest glass. But it is very deep too. It goes down deeper than any anchor rope will go, and many, many steeples would have to be stacked one on top of another to […]Read more "The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen"
Aisha Bakri Gombi was once a hunter of antelope. Now she hunts terrorists.Read more "The “Queen-Hunter” of Boko Haram"
I am the daughter of lady liberty and lady justice, of blood soaked earth and shackles for these things in our country have come hand in hand.Read more "A letter for America"
Ida B Wells used her words to rock the boat and write about the horror that was happening in the south. As an educated black woman, she saw first hand the extreme injustice in the south and spoke against it. The world isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, but somehow this episode contains a message about the power of standing up for what’s right. As a warning to listeners, this episode contains graphic descriptions of racial atrocities.Read more "Episode 104-Ida B Wells (plus Shownotes!)"