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VATICAN CITY Benedictus XVI Title: Pope, Roman Catholic Church Residence: Vatican City Pope Benedict XVI was born Joseph Aloysius Ratzinger in Marktl am Inn, Germany,...

ISRAEL Benjamin Netanyahu Title: Prime Minister Residence: Jerusalem, Israel Known as Bibi, Benjamin Netanyahu has been Israel’s Prime Minister twice, from 1996 – 1999 and...

JR Minkel Elephants have prodigious memories, particularly the matriarchs that rule elephant herds. They say elephants never forget, but their brainpower does not stop there....

Maicol Garrido In Brazil, perhaps the only thing that’s bigger than Eike Fuhrken Batista is Pãode Açúcar, the peak that dominates Guanabara Bay in Rio...

Andrew Porthull United Arab Emirates (UAE) boasts the world’s tallest building, man-made islands in the shape of palm trees, and is about to take its...

John Vermillian The youngest son of dictator Kim Jong-il got his father’s chair, ushering in a new era as heir to the family dynasty that...

Levin Borgersen In too many cases, the radioactivity of a board member of a collapsed company has a half-life measured in milliseconds. Yet, it is...

Adriana Moelencamp The easiest way to evaluate the achievement of the Austrian- American Arnold Shwarzenegger, the son of a Styrian police chief who went on...

By Macri Quinn Will the French Socialist Party politician heading the International Monetary Fund (IMF) seek to run in France’s 2012 presidential election? Dominique Strauss-Kahn,...

SWITZERLAND Jacques Rogge Title: President, International Olympic Committee Residence: Lausanne, Switzerland Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), was born in 1942 in...

Morit French He is the wealthy leader of a religious group with millions of followers, a Harvard graduate, the grandson of the former president of...

Melanie Light Von In person, she is charming and convincing in her arguments. Her identification of what won’t work – pay walls and blocking Google,...

Yale Armor He never pretends to be more than he is at five foot eight. So why is he famous? Because of magnetism most people...

Aron McTivodel During the 1990s, some of the world’s best-known cosmologists such as Martin Rees and Stephen Hawking of Cambridge University began to discuss seriously...

Zackary Tempa The chief operating officer of Facebook is the image that most would want to exemplify. The brilliant, beautiful persona with a propensity for...

Zakarov Malinsy Photograph By Zack McCarthy   There are several reasons why people choose to open offshore bank accounts. Developing countries are often characterized by...

Photography By Voula Monoholias Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is a disorder that causes a sudden change in speech causing a native speaker to appear to...