There are lots of things we look at or hear about and never give a second thought to. It turns out if we did, though, we might learn about the actual people, organizations, and even animals that impact the world in huge and mind-blowing ways.

We asked our readers to bring together the ones that affect us the most. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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