Not everyone can say that they’ve crashed an $8 million remote-operated submersible into the bottom of the ocean. For geologist, volcanologist, and professional explorer Jess Pelaez, that story is just the beginning.
When I was two and a half, my parents took me to my first dance concert. I was sitting in my dad’s lap. The intermission came on. I leapt from my father’s lap and snuck on stage. My dad ran up to the stage, and as he pulled me away, I screamed, “BUT DADDY. I HAVE TO DANCE.”
When you are asked to draw up a map of your neighborhood, it’s likely that the first thing you’ll illustrate are its roads, buildings, and key establishments. But to artist Denis Wood, mapping his neighborhood isn’t limited to geography.
Can the richest man in America also be one of the least wasteful? Everyone knows John D. Rockefeller as the oil tycoon and philanthropist. But what most people don’t know is that he attributes a huge part of his success to his aversion to wastefulness.