#1. If it weren’t for her savage brilliance, you wouldn’t be reading this right now.

Heddy Lemarr

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But it wasn’t all in vain, because Hedy Lamarr’s invention grew into a massive viral whirpool that allows me to remind you (and millions of others) that you wouldn’t be talking to Siri, streaming music on your portable speaker, or using Waze to navigate through traffic without her brilliant, persistent, beautiful mind. 

#2. She was so fierce, even China gave up trying to fight her.

Pirate Cheng Sao

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#3. 19th-century trolls were running amok, but this glorious goddess took it straight to the bank.

Portrait Woman

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#4. Not at all lacking in bravery, this impassioned woman slayed the entire state of Massachusetts to claim her freedom.

Mum Bette

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