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Christine Lagarde Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at the life of Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank. Personal Birth date: January 1, 1956 Birth place: Paris, France Birth name: Christine Madeleine Odette Lallouette Father: Robert Lallouette, a professor of English literature Mother: Nicole Lallouette, a professor of French, Latin and ancient Greek Marriages: Wilfried… Continue Reading

Michael Schumacher Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at the life of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher. Personal Birth date: January 3, 1969 Birth place: Hurth-Hermulheim, Germany Birth name: Michael Schumacher Father: Rolf Schumacher, go-kart track manager and bricklayer Mother: Elisabeth Schumacher, go-kart track worker Marriage: Corinna (Betsch) Schumacher (1995-present) Children: Mick, 1999 and Gina-Maria,… Continue Reading

New Year’s Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Here’s a look at New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, which mark the end of the year and the beginning of the new year. Facts December 31, 2021 and January 1, 2022 – New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are on a Friday and Saturday. History The earliest known New… Continue Reading
Sea ice floats as seen from NASA's Operation IceBridge research aircraft in the Antarctic Peninsula region

Scientists warn a critical ice shelf in Antarctica could shatter within the next five years

By Rachel Ramirez, CNN As the rapidly heating planet alters the landscape of the Arctic region up north, scientists have discovered disturbing and alarming signs at the southern end of the planet, particularly in one of the ice shelves safeguarding the Antarctic’s so-called “Doomsday glacier.” Satellite images taken as recently as last month, which researchers… Continue Reading

Elon Musk Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Here is a look at the life of Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX. Personal Birth date: June 28, 1971 Birth place: Pretoria, South Africa Birth name: Elon Reeve Musk Father: Errol Musk, engineer Mother: Maye (Haldeman) Musk, nutritionist and model Marriages: Talulah Riley (2013-2016, divorced for the second… Continue Reading
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