Hedy Lamarr: She Was The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, and the inventor of the Bluetooth

"My beauty was my curse, so-to-speak. It created an impenetrable shield between people and who I really was, and made people view me in only one light." So said Hedy…

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Read more about the article The Sports Bra: They Liked to Run But Couldn’t Find The Right Bra. So They Invented One
One of the first ads for the Jocksbra. With little budget, they served as their own models.

The Sports Bra: They Liked to Run But Couldn’t Find The Right Bra. So They Invented One

Lisa Lindahl, Polly Smith, and Hinda Miller wanted to find a way to run without back pain. The invention is what we know now as the sports bra.

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Barbe-Nicole Clicquot: Widowed at 27, She Founded the Most Prestigious Champagne Brand in the World

She was widowed at the age of 27, as a mother to a 3-year-old daughter. Napoleon's wars occupied the world, and importing goods from France was forbidden. But Barbe-Nicole Clicquot…

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Read more about the article Miriam Makeba: The Black Singer Who Was Born During Apartheid and Became “The Voice of Africa”
Grand Gala du Disque Populaire in Congrescentrum. Miriam Makeba *7 maart 1969

Miriam Makeba: The Black Singer Who Was Born During Apartheid and Became “The Voice of Africa”

Miriam Makeba was first sent to prison when she was just 18 years old. It was 1932, during the Great Depression. Her mother, who typically worked as a domestic worker,…

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: The 17-year-old Who Proved That She Was Smarter Than Mexico’s Experts

Imagine yourself at 17. Imagine that you're sitting across 40 of the smartest and most educated people in the country - and next to them is the hand to the…

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