Articles Written by Paula Wilson
Paula Wilson is a writer, director, production manager, and former professional dancer, originally from North America, who has worked as a performer or director in ten countries and sixteen states. When not writing for CNW, she serves as the Artistic Director of The International Partner Dance Intensive (www.tipdi.com). Follow her on Google+.
These 10 families learned about the dark side of being wealthy, when family members were kidnapped and held for ransom.
Carlos Lehder: From Humble Car Smuggler to Island Owning Billionaire Cocaine Kingpin With A Fleet Of Airplanes
Carlos Lehder transformed himself from a humble car smuggler to one of the richest and most powerful cocaine dealers in history. He owned a private island and a fleet of airplanes. And it all started from a chance conversation with his prison cellmate: George Jung.
George Jung is the man who invented the marketplace for mass scale cocaine production, distribution and consumption. This is his crazy real-life story…
This Former NASA Scientist Earned An Insane Fortune Off An Accidental Invention Called: The Super Soaker
Lonnie Johnson is a nuclear engineer who worked on NASA's missions to Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. But none of those missions matter because Lonnie also happens to be the inventor of a little toy called The Super Soaker.
How Two Doctors Saved A Generation From Polio Then Forfeited BILLIONS In Royalties… For The Good Of Humanity
Doctors Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin saved an entire generation from horrors of Polio. But more impressively, they both decided not to patent their creations and therefore forfeited billions in royalties.
Back In 1998, This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Build A Search Engine. Guess How That Turned Out…
This college professor decided to invest in his students' tech start-up. That proved to be the best $3.3 billion decision he could have ever made.
Bill Gates is the wealthiest man in the world. He's so wealthy in fact, that he makes $1 million per day, simply by existing.
How Jay-Z Dropped Out Of High School, Dealt Drugs, Dodged Bullets… Then Earned A $700 Million Fortune
How many high school dropout drug dealers go on to earn $700 million fortunes? Just one: Jay-Z.