Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
Richard Garriott self-funded a flight in 2008 to the International Space Station, where he spent 12 days. Now, he’s helping design another form of space tourism that would launch people in rockets for a long sky dive back to land.