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Guest ContributorOctober 9, 2012 by B. Myint
If you’re like me, the end of the summer movie season means it’ll be at least nine months before your next chance to see a superhero on the big screen trading deathblows with an alien. If you need an off-season fix for a blockbuster, you might instead...also in this article
Guest ContributorOctober 5, 2012 by Clarence Haynes
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, whose technological innovations and shrewd business know-how have revolutionized how people see...
Guest ContributorOctober 8, 2012 by B. Myint
In a world where a GPS can fit in your back pocket, and a satellite image of virtually every nook on earth is just a few clicks away, you would think the age of...also in this article
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Explorer, Inventor / 1971 -
Elon Musk is an entrepreneur known for co-founding Tesla Motors, X.com—which later became PayPal—and SpaceX, the last of which launched a landmark commercial spacecraft on May 22, 2012.
October 5, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in...also in this article
Film Actor, Governor / 1947 -
Arnold Schwarzenegger first gained fame as a body builder, using that as a launching point to become a huge Hollywood star and, later, the governor of California.
Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1961 -
Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
October 3, 2012 by Kayla Arias
October 5, 2012 by Leanne French
Today the world is celebrating the super suave British spy who needs only one introduction: Bond…James Bond. Yes, it’s Global James Bond Day which marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. No, the very first 007 film, and is also the much-hyped lead up to the...also in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Producer / 1930 -
Oscar-winning Scottish actor Sean Connery played "007" in the first James Bond spy movies. He also played the Indiane Jones's father in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
Animal Rights Activist, Environmental Activist, Anti-War Activist, Film Actor, Television Actor, Producer / 1953 -
Irish actor Pierce Brosnan is best known for his recurring role as British spy James Bond in the popular James Bond film series.