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    WWF : World Wildlife Fund  
WWF is a global organization acting locally through a network of family offices. All these offices do all they can to halt the accelerating destruction of our natural world. WWF originally stood for "World Wildlife Fund". However, in 19...
 
    Amnesty International  
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declarati...
 
    Peter Jackson, Director  
Sir Peter Robert Jackson ONZ KNZM is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy (200103) and The Hobbit trilogy (201214), both of wh...
 
    Barack Obama, 44th US President, 2009-2017  
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who is the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office and the first president born outside the continental United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawa...
 
    The Beatles  
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in sk...
 
    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...
 
       
 
         
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