Tim Doner, 16, has discovered he has a knack for learning languages. He speaks Mandarin, Farsi and more than a dozen others. He tells Dick he enjoys analyzing grammar, and that he never knows which language he’ll choose next.
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.
Ma Jun, a former investigative journalist in Beijing, is pressuring global companies to clean up their act in his country. Using public information, he has made maps of the air and water pollution left by the supply chain of companies such as Apple.