Ladies’ First

Ladies’ First

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova was 22 years old when she made her first parachute jump with a local aviation club in 1959 and she loved it. Unbeknownst to her, this exhilarating pastime was giving her skills that would bring her to the attention of the Soviet...
Sisters Doing It For Themselves

Sisters Doing It For Themselves

  In a small, rarely talked about African kingdom, surrounding the king, is an elite and highly trained corp of bodyguards.  Armed with staved and spears, they command respect everywhere they go.  And they’re all women.  This isn’t Wakanda and the Dora Milaje. ...
How Does Your Garden Grow

How Does Your Garden Grow

On a once neglected plot on their recently inherited estate, the Duchess of Northumberland undertook to make a special garden.  Inspired by a trip to the Medici estates in Italy, the Duchess wanted to make a garden that was both beautiful and educational.  The...
Earth’s Unsung-est Heroes: Black Inventors, pt 2

Earth’s Unsung-est Heroes: Black Inventors, pt 2

      There’s a company out there, you might have seen videos of their products online, that makes furniture that converts from a bed to a desk.  Like an old-fashioned Murphy bed, but better, because the items on your desk and shelves can stay where...