Ben Franklin the diplomat (Part 4 of the Biography)

Ben Franklin was a man of prolific talent. Beyond his inventions and scientific inquiry he sought to be an active member of his community and involved in shaping the future of his home. Starting in his youth with his persona Silence Dogood he commented and reflected upon life in the American colonies and the changes […]

The inspiring Life of Benjamin Franklin Part 3

Politics is a game of chess Beyond his accomplishments in science Benjamin Franklin had a keen mind for creating. Not only instruments based on his scientific studies, but also institutions. This talent would make him an even more prominent figure among his contemporaries and solidify his role as one of the key minds of the […]

Kirk Kerkorian’s amazing Rags to riches story

The world is full of examples of people who have combated challenges and emerged out victorious. Kirk Kerkorian, the American billionaire and one of the prominent names in the history of Las Vegas is one such example. Today the world knows him to be the multi-billionaire casino mogul who ranked 41st among the list of […]

The inspiring Life of Benjamin Franklin Part 2

Ben Franklin’s success really grew with his publication Poor Richard’s Almanack. The book full of witticisms and advice, both original and borrowed, was so popular that he soon had time to branch out to other ventures. He continued to publish, producing early American magazines and other essays. Throughout his life he would often sign his […]

How to perservere – the Jack Ma Story

Jack Ma is now arguably if not officially, the richest man in China. The founder and owner of the E-commerce giant that is Alibaba has an estimated net worth of about $25 Billion. Apart from Alibaba, which is huge in its own right, Jack Ma has holdings in Alipay (Alibaba’s sister company and basically the […]

If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney.

Discovering your passion early on Dreamers can come from unexpected places. In 1901, a child was born in Chicago. When he was four years old his family moved to Missouri. Even as a young boy, Walt Disney loved to draw. His interest really grew when he was paid to draw the neighborhood doctor’s horse. Continuing […]

The achievements, inventions and life of Ben Franklin – Part 1

Boston, Massachusetts has seen its fair share of famous Americans going back to the beginning of the nation. As one of the flashpoints of the American Revolution, there are several recognizable names. One of the most famous may be John Adams, second president of the United States and Founding Father. However, there was another famous […]

Joy Adamson, mother of lions

In 1910, in what was then Austria-Hungary, Friederike Victoria Adamson was born, although she would often go by the name “Joy”. As the daughter of an architect, she grew up with the privilege of being able to learn art and attend school. She didn’t gain fame when she was young, just a passion for science […]

The early life of Caroline Herschel

Thе ѕtоrу оf Cаrоlinе Luсrеtiа Hershel iѕ a fairy tale, not unlike that of Cinderella. Yet, it wasn’t a рrinсе bеаring a glass ѕhое that сhаngеd hеr lifе. It wаѕ thе glass of tеlеѕсореѕ and a sibling that shared her interest in astronomy. Caroline Hеrѕсhеl was born оn Mаrсh 16th, 1750, in Hannover, Gеrmаnу. Hеr […]

How Richard Branson started his first business

Being a ѕtаndоut amongst thе bеѕt buѕinеѕѕ visionary tоdау, Riсhаrd Brаnѕоn hаѕ mаdе a nаmе of himѕеlf tо be extremely саlm with diѕарроintmеnt and impediments. In ѕрitе оf thе fасt that it might арреаr likе аll that he tоuсhеѕ turnѕ to gоld, not everything came easy to him. In fact, most things were more difficult […]