Articles Written by Paula Wilson

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+.


How Two Doctors Saved A Generation From Polio Then Forfeited BILLIONS In Royalties… For The Good Of Humanity

How Two Doctors Saved A Generation From Polio Then Forfeited BILLIONS In Royalties… For The Good Of Humanity

01 Dec 2016 @ 11AM PST

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.

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Back In 1998, This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Build A Search Engine. Guess How That Turned Out…

Back In 1998, This Stanford Professor Gave Two Students $100k To Build A Search Engine. Guess How That Turned Out…

27 Nov 2016 @ 3PM PST

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.

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The 10 Wealthiest Landowners in the United States

The 10 Wealthiest Landowners in the United States

17 Nov 2016 @ 9AM PST

Owning land is big business, and these 10 people probably own whatever land you're standing on right now.

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How Bill Gates Makes $1 Million Per Day Just For Waking Up

How Bill Gates Makes $1 Million Per Day Just For Waking Up

16 Nov 2016 @ 12PM PST

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.

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How Jay-Z Dropped Out Of High School, Dealt Drugs, Dodged Bullets… Then Earned A $700 Million Fortune

How Jay-Z Dropped Out Of High School, Dealt Drugs, Dodged Bullets… Then Earned A $700 Million Fortune

15 Oct 2016 @ 12PM PST

How many high school dropout drug dealers go on to earn $700 million fortunes? Just one: Jay-Z.

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Violent Military Coups, Mysterious Family Murders And Immense Wealth And Power. The Life Of King Bhumibol Adulyadej Of Thailand

Violent Military Coups, Mysterious Family Murders And Immense Wealth And Power. The Life Of King Bhumibol Adulyadej Of Thailand

13 Oct 2016 @ 12PM PST

The King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, is the richest and longest serving monarch in the world. His country was also just seized in a military coup. What will happen to the country when he's gone?

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This Child of Slaves Grew Up to Become America's First Female Millionaire

This Child of Slaves Grew Up to Become America's First Female Millionaire

29 Sep 2016 @ 10AM PST

Madam CJ Walker went from being the child of slaves to America's first female millionaire. Her remarkable story is a reminder that anything is possible.

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How Folorunsho Alakija Went From Humble Secretary To Multi-Billionaire Oil Tycoon

How Folorunsho Alakija Went From Humble Secretary To Multi-Billionaire Oil Tycoon

23 Sep 2016 @ 12PM PST

Folorunsho Alakija is the richest black woman in the world. She's also a former secretary and fashion designer. How'd she pull this incredible feat off? By fighting her way to the top, tooth and nail.

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How Elvis Presley Died Nearly Broke Then Became One Of The Richest Dead Celebrities Of All Time

How Elvis Presley Died Nearly Broke Then Became One Of The Richest Dead Celebrities Of All Time

12 Jul 2016 @ 4AM PST

Elvis Presley sold more singles than anyone else since recordings began. However, he died with only $5 million to show for it. What went wrong? His rockstar life is a cautionary tale for all young celebrities.

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How A Stolen Bike Turned Muhammad Ali Into The Greatest Boxer Of All Time

How A Stolen Bike Turned Muhammad Ali Into The Greatest Boxer Of All Time

05 Jun 2016 @ 4AM PST

Muhammad Ali started boxing because he wanted to beat up the thief who stole his bike. It's hard to believe that one stolen bike inspired one of the most celebrated athletic careers of all time. This is the story of how one angry little boy became a worldwide phenomenon.

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