Category Archive for: Remarkable people

Heather Dorniden wouldn’t give up

Heather Dorniden was leading this 600 meter race with one lap to go when suddenly, she tripped and fell to last place. Most people would have given up.

The effects of consciousness on reality.

As far as consciousness effecting reality experiments this is so easy (and cheap) to do. Rice, jam jar and label.

Jessica Cox – the pilot with no arms

Jessica Cox, from Arizona, USA, is also a former dancer and double black belt in Tai Kwon-Do. She has no-restrictions driving license, she flies planes.

A Dutch astronaut with a legacy

Today a great Dutch man died. His name is Wubbo Ockels. An astronaut, mentor, teacher, public speaker, entrepreneur and great visionary.

Helen Keller – deaf, blind and devoted

The name of Helen Keller is known around the world as a symbol of courage in the face of overwhelming odds, yet she was much more than a symbol.

A home for the homeless dude

A homeless dude who had been living on the streets, back in March when YouTube prankster Magic of Rahat gave him the gift of a lifetime.

Jonas Salk, inventor of the Polio vaccine

Jonas Salk, his sole focus had been to develop a safe and effective vaccine as rapidly as possible, with no interest in personal profit.

Look at this lady – Let us never forget Irena Sendler!

During WWII, Irena Sendler, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a plumbing/sewer specialist. She had an ‘ulterior motive’.

Jamie won the war against McDonalds

Hamburger chef Jamie Oliver has won his long-fought battle against one of the largest fast food chains in the world – McDonalds. After Oliver showed how McDonald’s hamburgers are made, the franchise finally announced that it will change its recipe, and yet there was barely a peep about this in the mainstream, corporate media.  …

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Watch This Incredible Young Woman Render Jon Stewart Speechless

The Taliban already tried to kill her once. Think that stopped her? Think again. Just wait and hear at 4:29 what she’ll do if they come for her again — simply profound. Plus, I’ve never seen someone render Jon Stewart speechless. That’s just cool.

Happy tears

In December 2013 Pharrell put up this song and stayed on number 1 in 24+ countries for more than 21 weeks. It is an unifying song that knows no boundaries.

How cooking can change your life

Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve family health

No matter your obstacles, live a happy life

17-year-old Sam Berns gave this speech explaining his dislike for obstacles and his strategies for beating them.

Maysoon Zayid is making fun of being disabled

Maysoon Zayid was ready to enter the world like a diver entering the swimming pool: fists first and head down.

Tired of High Housing Prices

31 year old Alek Lisefski, a web designer by trade, was tired of conventional means of buying a house – going into hundreds of thousands in debt and spending too much money for what you get. What did he do? He decided to build his own! His goal was to focus more on “life” not the…

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Walk Free ending slavery

Forrest established the Walk Free Foundation in 2010 to fight modern slavery.

This guy began with nothing and builds his dream house in 6 weeks

When people dream of their ideal home, they probably expect to spend some serious money for it. This was not the case for Steve Areen.

Daniel katz saving the rainforest at the age of 24

At the age of 24, just two years out of college and with no financial support, Daniel Katz co-founded the Rainforest Alliance.

The cuddling zookeeper

Kevin has slept, fed, cuddles, and lived next to lions, having worked with many of them since they were cubs.

To walk or not to walk, that’s the question!

Daniel Black was paralyzed after breaking his neck in a cycling accident in 2009. Determined to walk again, the 26-year-old set about raising the money needed for an operation that would get him back on his feet. But after reading the story of six-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Brecon Vaughan, who also needed pioneering surgery to…

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