Nellie Bly, an investigative reporter, faked insanity to spend time on Blackwell's Island to investigate claims of cruelty in the Women's Asylum. her report in 1887 and subsequent book, caused a sensation.
Elizabeth Jane Cochran (Nellie Bly) | Nellie Bly was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran in 1864. In the 1880s and 1890s, as a reporter for Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, she was a pioneer in investigative reporting. Before the "muckrakers" of the early 20th century publicized corruption and today's investigative reporters sought the 'story behind the story," Bly was one of the first to "go behind the scenes" to expose the ills of society.
Wangari Maathai 1940-2011 - A famous environmentalist from Kenya. First African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She’s involved in organizations such as the Red Cross Society, United Nations Environment Programme, and National Council of Women of Kenya. The Green Belt Movement is to preserve native plant species by creating nurseries.
Who was the Count of Saint Germain? Is he immortal or even a time traveler? Apart from him, probably nobody even knows it. The fact is, however, that he often astonished his listeners when he described inventions, w