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Iacocca, Lee

(Encyclopedia) Iacocca, Lee (Lido Anthony Iacocca)ī˝əkō´kə, 1924–2019, American automobile business executive, b. Allentown, Pa., grad. Lehigh Univ. (1945), Princeton (M.A., 1946). That year he…

Maria Ines Rivero

Maria Ines Rivero was 17 when she won an Elite modelling contest in her home country of Argentina. She went on to become an international model known for her glowing Latin looks. She has appeared…

Selita Ebanks

Selita Ebanks is something of a rarity: a supermodel born not in Brazil or Germany but in the Cayman Islands. Ebanks grew up on Walker's Road in the capital city of George Town. She began modelling…

Robert Townsend Biography

Robert Townsendbusiness executiveBorn: 1920Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Townsend used his early experiences as a banker at American Express Co (1948–62) to redirect Avis Rent-a-Car. Under his…

Angie Everhart Biography

Angie Everhart model, actressBorn: 9/7/1969Birthplace: Akron, Ohio Supermodel who has branched out into acting, mostly with minor roles in mostly forgettable movies. Everhart's tall, redheaded…

Erno Rubik

Erno Rubik was teaching interior design and architecture in Budapest when he created what is now known as the Rubik's Cube, a three-dimensional puzzle that became a worldwide sensation in the early…

Come to Our Census

Census 2000 is almost upon us — the questionnaire is shorter, but will it be more accurate? by Damon Goldsmith Enumeration versus Statistical Sampling The Supreme Court ruled in March 1999 that…

Part Two in a Six-Part Series

Mirror Image by Alicia Potter Source: Arttoday.com Not so long ago, the manliest men in popular culture were burly, barrel-chested, even hairy. These guys probably couldn't even point out…

U.S. Census Timeline

Here is a look at how the U.S. Census was established, how it has changed, and its notable events since it was included in Article 1 of the Constitution in 1787. The…