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Fabiano Caruana – youngest grandmaster of US

Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Caruana (born 30 July 1992) is an American-born Italian chess youngest grandmaster, former chess prodigy and the No. 2 ranked player in the world. On 15 July 2007 Caruana became a grandmaster (GM) at the age of 14 years, 11 months, 20 days. The youngest grandmaster in the history of both Italy and the United States (later his record ... Read More »

Michael Kearney – holder of several Guinness world records

michael kearney

Michael Kearney became known as the worlds youngest college graduate at the age of 10. In 2008, Kearney earned $1,000,000 on the television game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Michael Kevin Kearney (born January 18, 1984, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) is a former child prodigy known for setting several world records and teaching college at the age of ... Read More »

Saul Kripke – most important philosophers of past 200 years

Saul Aaron Kripke

Saul Aaron Kripke (born November 13, 1940) in New York is an American philosopher and logician and grew up in Omaha in 1940. Saul Kripke – Interesting Life Facts Invited to apply for a teaching post at Harvard while still in high school. He is a professor emeritus at Princeton and teaches as a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the ... Read More »

Galeries Lafayette’s upside down Christmas tree

upside down Christmas tree

For the first time in the world, Galeries Lafayette, located on Boulevard Haussmann, Paris is breaking new ground with its upside down Christmas tree! Upside down Christmas tree : Under the famous one-hundred year old Dome on Boulevard Haussmann, the tree will take root in the architectural arteries of the opulent Art Nouveau dome, all the better to dazzle 150,000 daily ... Read More »

Christmas in Russia celebrated according to the Julian calendar

Christmas in Russia

Christmas in Russia Celebrated according to the Julian calendar, the Russian Orthodox Christmas falls on 7 January and is a huge celebration for Orthodox Christians across Russia. Events begin on the eve of the holiday with a special televised speech by the president. Many attend Christmas religious services which are held in churches throughout Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The ... Read More »

Aelita Andre – the 2 year old artist

Aelita Andre

Aelita Andre is an Australian abstract artist known for her Surrealist painting style and her young age. She began to paint when aged nine months, and her work was displayed publicly in a group exhibition shortly after she turned two. Her first solo exhibition opened in New York City in June 2011, when she was four years old. Andre was ... Read More »

World’s most expensive Christmas tree in Abu Dhabi Hotel

world’s most expensive Christmas tree

Emirates Palace hotel, the luxury Abu Dhabi hotel, has unveiled what is thought to be the world’s most expensive Christmas tree, valued at more than $11m. The 13-metre fake evergreen tree is located in the hotel’s lobby, and is decorated with silver and gold bows, ball-shaped ornaments and small white lights. However, the record value of the tree is due ... Read More »

Cleopatra Stratan – highest paid youngest artist

Cleopatra Stratan

Cleopatra Stratan (born October 6, 2002) is Moldovan singer, the youngest person ever to score commercial success as a singer. She holds the record for the highest paid young artist that performed live for two hours in front of a large audience. The youngest artist to receive an MTV award and the youngest artist to score a No.1 hit in ... Read More »

Akrit Jaswal – The Seven Year Old Surgeon

akrit jaswal

Akrit Jaswal (born April 23, 1993, Nurpur) is an Indian who performed his first surgery at the age of seven. He has an estimated IQ of 146. Akrit Jaswal is a young Indian who has been called the worlds smartest boy and its easy to see why. His IQ is 146 and is considered the smartest person his age in India ... Read More »

Gregory R. Smith – Nominated for Nobel prize at age 12

Gregory R. Smith

Gregory R. Smith, An Ambassador for Peace and the World Children, and was first nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize at age 12 years. Born in 1990, Gregory Smith could read at age two and had enrolled in university at 10. But genius is only one half of the Greg Smith story. When not voraciously learning, this young man travels ... Read More »

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