Anna Nicole Smith, the surgically enhanced Playboy Playmate who died of a drug overdose at 39, always dreamed of being famous. But even she would probably be shocked to see where her story has now ended up.
Initially derided for its promotion of inane chatter, Twitter has become a valuable news syndication platform, a campaign tool, and was even used by London's Royal Opera House to commission an opera libretto made up of tweets sent in from around the world.
Monica Mason joined the Royal Ballet in 1958 at the age of 16, becoming the youngest member of the Company at that time. Ten years later she was promoted to principal dancer. She has been director of the Royal Ballet since 2002. Here she gives CNN her assessment of Tetsuya Kumakawa prodigious talents.