The only Chinese person working on the Manhattan Project was “First Lady of Physics” nuclear physicist Wu Jianxiong, whose experiments disproved the law of conservation of parity. She was the first living scientist to have an asteroid named after her. Also, her husband was Yuan Shikai‘s grandson.
James Barry (born 1789-1799 as Margaret Ann Bulkleychose) chose to live as a man so that he could become a surgeon. With his sex only being discovered after his death, Barry was the first qualified female British surgeon known, anticipating the next female physician by over 50 years.
There is a book titled “Everything Men Know About Women” by Alan Francis It is filled with over 100 blank pages and has sold over 1 million copies.
Sending an all female crew to Mars would be significantly cheaper than sending men. Women are smaller and lighter, taking up less space and burning less fuel and they burn less calories so less food is needed.
The only woman who served in front-line reconnaissance in the Soviet marines during World War II, carried hundreds of men off the battlefield and was seriously wounded three times, received the highest award in the Soviet Union only in 1990, 45 years after the end of the war.
In Japan, unmarried women in their late 20’s were called “Christmas Cakes” because “after the 25th they’re not good”.
To get women to smoke cigarettes in the 1920s, tobacco companies devised a campaign of equating cigarettes as “torches of freedom.” The campaign helped women smoking jump from 5% in 1923 to 18.1% in 1935.
Hungry men find women with higher body weights more attractive, according to a scientific study.
Milunka Savic enlisted in the Serbian military pretending to be a man. She fought in WWI and was wounded no less than nine times during her service. She also single-handedly captured 23 Bulgarian soldiers.
There is a complete ban on women, and even female animals, entering the peninsula of Mount Athos in Greece, due to the peninsula being home to 20 monasteries.