* Two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were built by women: the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were planted by the Assyrian Queen Semiramis; and the Masoleum of Halicarnassus was built by Artemisia, queen of Caria.
* The two highest IQ scores in recorded history belong to women.
* Women's make-up in ancient Rome was made of a wide variety of ingredients, including lead, olive oil, saffron, and the sweat of gladiators!
* On average, women live 2-5 years longer than men, a fact which holds true in every country in the world. This isn't limited to human beings; female orangutans and chimpanzees also outlive their male counterparts.