At 23, Julius Caesar was a junior politician on the way up.
In the 50s, one man was so successful at betting on horse-races, he made millions.
We all know most terrorist attacks are carried out by Muslims.
Adam Morgan's new book is called A Beautiful Constraint. About the way opportunity often presents itself as a problem.
Pete Waterman was the founder of Stock Aitken Waterman.
"Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness" is one of the most famous phrases in the English language.
Frances Kelsey got her medical degree in Chicago.
There's a basic flaw in the police approach to drug dealers.
Every single Formula One racing car in the world has a rear engine.
There's a graph most new media gurus have adopted as fact.
Can you spot the difference between these two?
When a pilot is flying a plane, he has to be aware of the crosswind.
The current thinking is that big data will solve everything.
In 1964 in New York City, 636 murders were reported to the police.
"Sine qua non" means "without which, nothing".
As a boy, Richard Feynman and his father used to go for walks in the woods.
Chris Blackwell was born in Jamaica and went to school in England. When he went home to Jamaica he tried various jobs, but didn't like any of them. The only thing he loved was Jamaican music.
Mary Miller, a 35-year-old blonde, went up to the eighth floor of the Genesee Hotel, opened a window and climbed on to the ledge.
On 8 May 1945, Germany surrendered. Japan was still fighting, so World War II wasn't over.
Nate Bolt is Research Manager at Facebook.