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Today we lost a true American/Space pioneer. Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space... God Speed, Rest in Peace... Ride, Sally, Ride!

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On Remembrance Sunday, the last Tommy makes a moving plea to honour soldiers before it's too late

Harry Patch. Harry was the last Tommy to survive the horror of the trenches of WWI. He died aged 111 in 2009. He never forgot those lost and always made sure to remember lost Germans as well as Allied troops. A quote from Harry: "Irrespective of the uniforms we wore, we were all victims."

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80s Stressballs: Pacman, Space Invader, Rubiks Cube

80s Stressballs - Pacman, Space Invaders, Rubiks Cube

Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy activist in Myanmar (Burma) and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who kept the struggle going even when under house arrest for decades.

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Christa Mcauliffe Experiences Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Christa McAuliffe Experiences Weightlessness. She represented the Teacher in Space Project and died when Challenger exploded during take-off on January 28, 1986.

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Underwater graveyard full of WWII planes is otherworldly

For 70 years, WWII planes have been resting in peace at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

Zitkala-Sa with William F. Hanson, co-composed the first American Indian opera, The Sun Dance, which premiered in 1913. She founded the National Council of American Indians in 1926 to lobby for the rights of Native Americans to American citizenship, on which she served as president until her death in 1938.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia. - October 10, 1885

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34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Roger Arliner Young (1889–1964) was a zoologist and biologist and the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology. During her long career she studied radiation, paramecium, and hydration and dehydration of living cells. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World