Category: women

On the list of the 100 oldest people ever, only six are male.

On the list of the 100 oldest people ever, only six are male.

In the early 1900s, women used hatpins to fend off sexual…

In the early 1900s, women used hatpins to fend off sexual harassers in the streets. These pins were so effective in fending off assaulters that legislation was proposed to curb these “accessories to assault.” Men would often come away with wounds that were “not serious, but very painful.”

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Research showed that men get bored after just 26 minutes of…

Research showed that men get bored after just 26 minutes of shopping with wife or girlfriend.

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Ancient Egyptians had a pregnancy test where potentially…

Ancient Egyptians had a pregnancy test where potentially pregnant women peed on barley and wheat seeds. Plant growth indicated pregnancy: barley for a boy and wheat for a girl. Later tests show urine of pregnant women does cause plant growth 70% of the time, while urine of non-pregnant does not.

Breast milk once saved 16 people lost at sea. 2 days after their…

Breast milk once saved 16 people lost at sea. 2 days after their food ran out, a woman told her sister to try her milk. She felt better and offered it to everyone else. The 8 men and 7 women took turns sucking her breasts and were able to survive for 7 more days until currents pushed the boat to shore.

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Until the 1700s, a man could use a woman’s pregnancy as…

Until the 1700s, a man could use a woman’s pregnancy as evidence he did not rape her. They believed she could only get pregnant if she enjoyed the sex.

Men tend to be more emotionally affected by relationship…

Men tend to be more emotionally affected by relationship troubles than women. They just do a better job of hiding it.

Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran, days after the 1979…

Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran, days after the 1979 Revolution.

A woman is more responsive to romance when her stomach is full.

A woman is more responsive to romance when her stomach is full.

Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.

Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.