Daniel Ek: Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Geek

When Swedish entrepreneur and digital hotshot Daniel Ek was 14, he was building web pages for friends using self-taught programming knowhow. And if everything...

Dorothy Hodgkin: From Chemistry Set to Nobel Prize

Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994), née Crowfoot, is one of only a handful of women to have won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. She pioneered and...

Eden Full Goh: Here Comes the Sun

Eden Full Goh was barely ten when she picked up a book at the neighbourhood library with detailed instructions on how to build a...

Dr Bernard Kourchner: Activist of Humanitarian Intervention

Humanitarian, activist, doctor, and politician: Bernard Kouchner is an outspoken advocate for the duty of states to intervene in other countries in order to...

Jeff Bezos: Transforming Retail into a Loss-Leader

Best known as the founding father of Internet behemoth Amazon, Jeff Bezos is more than a one-multi-global-success-trick pony. A divisive figure – mainly due...

Liya Kebede: Millionaire with a Heart

The people of rugged, landlocked Ethiopia do not lack in natural grace and beauty. Some of the best-known modern Ethiopians are phenomenal long distance...