Dick speaks to husband-and-wife team Keith Shepherd and Natalia Luckyanova, who invented one of the most addictive mobile phone games of the past year. Temple Run has become one of the top-grossing applications for the iPhone and Android phones.
Cheryl Thompson set out to be a medical doctor and she worked hard in high school to pursue that dream. But in her freshman year at Yale, the Tulsa, Okla. teenager was having a hard time fitting in. That's when an article in the student newspaper caught her eye. Not only did that article help her survive her years in college, it ultimately changed her
Stephanie Nolen is a Canadian journalist based in South Africa. She argued with her editors to establish a bureau there so she could report on what she sees as one of the biggest and most under-reported stories in the world: HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Thirty years ago, the Center for Disease Control published a paper identifying a new disease they called Gay Related Immunodeficiency, or GRID. Three decades later, AIDS has claimed more than 30 million deaths worldwide. Dr. Mark Kaplan, a specialist in infectious disease, remembers treating patients when no one knew the source of their illness. Also, Rick Vila moved to San Francisco in 1981 on the day the Center for Disease Control released its initial report on the disease.
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.