British citizen who later moved to the United States best known for inventing the crossword puzzle first published in December of 1913. The puzzles were originally called “word cross” were first published the New York World.
The trend of receiving only one US dollar as annual salary was probably started by Apple's Steve Jobs. Founders of several popular tech companies - Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg etc. - copied that idea and get only $1 per year as salary. [more...]