I GET IT.
First, I didn't design the damn thing. (I certainly would have included Cox!) It's one of these memes that floats around on Face Book. Or in the case of us not-quite-elderly people, gets emailed to you.
But more importantly, listen up now: If your first, knee-jerk response wasn't to laugh? You're probably in the wrong place.
What'sat? Oh, you want to know who all these people are? Okay, well, I'll give you a list of names, and you can match them up, alright? Cheat if you need to. I suspect once you see the names you won't.
In no particular order:
Madame Marie Curie
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Now go make good use of the Interwebs.
Oh, and you're on your own for the drunk girl on the right.
Yours in Theory,