Top 20 online learning platforms (P.20) – Udemy (USA) : One of the largest collections of online courses on the internet
(WorldKings.org) Udemy, Inc. is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider aimed at professional adults and students. It was founded in May 2010 by Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.100) - Auguste Escoffier (France) : The king of chefs and the chef of kings.
(WorldKings.org) Auguste Escoffier, in full Georges-Auguste Escoffier, (born October 28, 1846, Villeneuve-Loubet, France—died February 12, 1935, Monte-Carlo, Monaco).
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.99) - Henry Selick (USA) : The quintessential film maker who uses stop motion to tell amazing stories.
(WorldKings.org) Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.98) – Ralph Lauren (USA): Fashion designer of sportsmanship and luxury.
(WorldKings.org) Ralph Lauren (born October 14, 1939) is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and billionaire businessman, best known for the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar enterprise.
[WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.8) – Petra (Jordan) : Ancient city carved in mountain.
(WorldKings.org) Petra, ancient city, centre of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan. The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Mūsā (the Valley of Moses)—one of the places where, according to tradition, the Israelite leader Moses struck a rock and water gushed forth.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.97) - Joseph Rykwert (USA): Prestigious architectural critic, historian and writer.
(WorldKings.org) Architectural critic, historian and writer Joseph Rykwert, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards. Given in recognition of a lifetime’s work, the Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by the Queen and is presented to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence on the advancement of architecture.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.96) - Philip Johnson (USA) : The architect that put glass to major use in house buiding.
(WorldKings.org) Philip Johnson, in full Philip Cortelyou Johnson, (born July 8, 1906, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.—died January 25, 2005, New Canaan, Connecticut), American architect and critic known both for his promotion of the International Style and, later, for his role in defining postmodernist architecture.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.95) - Alexander McQueen (UK): Fashion designer with lavish, unconventional designs.
(WorldKings.org) Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier. He worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001, and founded his own Alexander McQueen label in 1992. His achievements in fashion earned him four British Designer of the Year awards (1996, 1997, 2001 and 2003), as well as the CFDA's International Designer of the Year award in 2003.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.94) – Toni Collette: Metamorphic actress in a wide range of roles.
(WorldKings.org) Toni Collette, byname of Antonia Collette, (born November 1, 1972, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), Australian actress known for her metamorphic performances in a wide range of roles.
[WORLDKINGS] Journey to seek extraordinary record holders around the world (P.93) – Rowan Atkinson: The British actor who create the well-known and beloved character Mr.Bean.
(WorldKings.org) Rowan Atkinson, in full Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, (born January 6, 1955, Newcastle upon Tyne, England), British actor and comedian who delighted television and film audiences with his comic creation Mr. Bean.