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    The World Factbook, CIA  
The Factbook was created as an annual summary and update to the encyclopedic NIS studies. The first classified Factbook was published in August 1962, and the first unclassified version w...
 
    Campbell's Soup Cans, Warhol  
Various people have taken credit for suggesting to Andy Warhol that he paint soup cans. The least believable is Ultra Violet's account. Ultra says that she ran into the yet to be famous Warhol in 1961 at a luncheonette...
 
    Portait of Marilyn, Warhol  
In the 1960s Andy Warhol created several "mass-produced" images of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Jackie Onassis. "In August 62 I started doing silkscreens. I wanted something stronger that gave more of an assemb...
 
    Silent Spring, Carson  
First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "...
 
    Shinya Yamanaka, Stem Cell Researcher  
Shinya Yamanaka is a Japanese physician and stem cell researcher. In 2006, he and his team generated Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells - from adult mouse fibroblasts. In 2007, he and his team were able to generate Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell...
 
    Erik Verlinde, Physicist and String Theorist  
Erik Peter Verlinde is a Dutch theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is the identical twin brother of physicist Herman Verlinde. The Verlinde formula, which is important in conformal field theory and topological field theory, is nam...
 
    Lolita, The film by Kubrick - Nabokov  
Lolita is an influential comedy-drama film by Stanley Kubrick based on the classic novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov. The film stars James Mason as Humbert Humbert, Sue Lyon as Dolores Haze (Lolita) and Shelley Winters as Charlott...
 
    The Birds, Hitchcock  
Along with "Psycho", this is definitive Hitchcock. With no music score, a terrifying tale is spun around a woman (Tippi Hedrin) who pursues a man to his home on the seacoast town of Bodega Bay and immediately birds begin acting strangely. T...
 
    Quentin Tarantino, Film Director  
Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, writer, and actor. His films are characterized by nonlinear storylines, satirical subject matter, an aestheticization of violence, extended scenes of dialogue, ensemble casts consisting...
 
    Garry Kasparov, Russian Chess Player  
Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, whom many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time. From 1986 until his retirement in 2005, Kasparov was ranked...
 
    Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick  
Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb : Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's cold-war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Dr. Strangelove is a perfect spoof of politica...
 
    Prix Jeunesse International  
Winning at PRIX JEUNESSE is children's television's highest honour. Participating in PRIX JEUNESSE is children's television's most engaging and rewarding professional training exercise. The bi-annual competi...
 
    Jeff Bezos, Founder Amazon.com  
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, electrical engineer, computer scientist, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, the world's larg...
 
    Jack Ma, Founder Alibaba Group  
Jack Ma or Ma Yun is a Chinese entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of highly successful Internet-based businesses. He is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on t...
 
    J. K. Rowling, Writer Harry Potter  
Joanne "Jo" Rowling, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 mil...
 
       
 
         
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