The Man Who Saw Farthest

The Father of modern science, Galileo decides to drastically improve a two-year-old invention, the telescope, and point it to the sky; his expert recordings and extraordinary discoveries will shake our very beliefs to the core. Heliocentrism, telescopes, patents, and Jovian moons — all the key moments and turning points in the lead up to Galileo’s…

RFK’s Powerful Message

On June 8th, 1968, senator Edward M. Kennedy gave an address at the public memorial service for his brother Robert F. Kennedy in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. The result was one of the most riveting and moving speeches ever articulated. The majority of the speech conveys what his family felt about him, expressed…

The Dirtbag of Patagonia

Florida, 1991. A small group of executives have just left an emergency meeting with Dr. Michael Kami, a top company advisor in the US, who has advised the group to get new jobs and sell their company. In amongst this executive group sits the 53 year old founder, Yvon Chouinard, who harbours very different ideas on…

Our Moment On Earth

John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as a United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1985 until 2013. He was the Democratic nominee in the 2004 presidential election, losing to Republican incumbent George W. Bush.

YouTube’s First Olympian

Julius Yego is a Kenyan track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. Nicknamed “Mr. YouTube” because he learned how to throw by watching YouTube videos of javelin athletes, Yego is the African record and Commonwealth record holder for the event with a personal best of 92.72 m. He won the javelin title at the All-Africa Games in 2011 and at the African Championships in Athletics in 2012…

Star Stuff

Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences. He is best known for his work as a science popularizer and communicator. His best known scientific contribution is research on extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation. Sagan assembled the first physical messages sent…

On a Blind Tiger

“I call myself a blind man riding on a blind tiger.” Jack Ma Yun is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. As of August 2018, he is one of China’s richest men with a net worth of US$38.6 billion, as well as one of…