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Celebrate International Women& Day with these motivational quotes from some of the world& most inspirational women.

70s era crock pot.  My mom had this one just like this... gave it to me years later.  I still use it today!  It'll outlast me, I'm sure.

era crock pot - still using the red one like this that we received as a wedding gift in 1973

Lise Meitner, (1878-1968) A Jewish scientist, she escaped from the Nazis to Sweden in 1938, and carried out the key calculations that led to the discovery of nuclear fission. Her collaborator, Otto Hahn, who stayed behind in Germany, was the sole recipient of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1944. In 1997 Meitner was finally honored when element 109 was named meitnerium.

Vous ne verrez pas leurs noms dans les manuels scolaires... Et pourtant, ces 10 femmes ont révolutionné le monde des sciences !

Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize

Josephine Baker tried to combat racism by adopting 12 children of different ethnicities from around the world.   holds in her arms her 10th adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. 1959. age 53 #actor

In this 1959 photo, Josephine Baker holds in her arms her adopted child, a boy from Venezuela, as another of her adopted children looks on. Read the article: Josephine Baker's Rainbow Tribe

In 1920, Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. (Click through to the fascinating article from The New Yorker) ~Repinned Via Alison Fain http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/08/the-diary-of-opal-whiteley.html

Opal Whiteley’s Riddles

In Oregon's Opal Whiteley was the center of international controversy. Her childhood diary was called a work of genius, until readers discovered hidden clues to a mystery that has not been solved to this day. The Diary of Opal Whiteley

Ching Shih (1775-1844) was a prominent Cantonese pirate who terrorized the China Sea.  She commanded 1800 ships and more than 80,000 pirates in the early nineteenth century.

Ching Shih was a female pirate who lived in the the death of her pirate husband Shih took command of several hundred ships, extorting money throughout the South China Sea. Her Red Flag Fleet was feared from the Chinese coast to Malaysia.

Man's inhumanity to Man.  Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius's Tragic Death

Young Alan Turing - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history.

From daughters to soldiers, from wives to weapons, they remain the only documented frontline female troops in modern warfare history. A sub-saharan band of fe

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

Victoria Woodhull was the first woman to run for United States President, ca 1860.

Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman candidate for President of the United States in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party supporting women's suffrage. This, at a time when women were not even allowed to vote.

herbert gollnow, executed in 1943 RESISTING HITLER: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra by Shareen Blair Brysac~ Cast of Characters

herbert gollnow, executed in 1943 RESISTING HITLER: Mildred Harnack and the Red Orchestra by Shareen Blair Brysac~ Cast of Characters

Ernestine Rose - She submitted the first petition to the New York legislature to give married women the right to control their own property and earnings. Her hard work paid off and it became a bill in 1848.

PAST history Hairstyles.Ernestine Rose - She submitted the first petition to the New York legislature to give married women the right to control their own property and earnings. Her hard work paid off and it became a bill in

Ronald "Gene" Simmons killed his whole family one Christmas, before attracting police attention by killing two people who were not his relatives.

Ronald "Gene" Simmons killed his whole family including a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law, and his 3 grandchildren) from Dec. then killed 2 other people & wounded another Death by lethal injection 1990

Gordon Stewart Northcott murdered 4 boys on his chicken farm in Wineville, California. Northcott was born in Saskatchewan. On the chicken farm, he kept 20+ bots in the chicken coops, sexually abusing them. Northcott also killed 3 young boys as well as a Mexican youth. Northcott was charged with the murder of over 5 boys, and was convicted and hung on October 2, 1930.

On his chicken farm in California, Gordon Northcott kept boys in the chicken coops, sexually abusing them. Northcott was charged with the murder of over 5 boys, and hung on October The 2008 film Changeling is based on these murders.

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