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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Quiz footballer Pele

July 31st, 2011
10:31 PM ET

His name is synonymous with football.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, famously known as Pele, is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

The Brazilian-born star is a veteran of four World Cups with a strike rate of one goal in every international game that he played.

In all, Pele put more than 1200 balls into the back of the net during a career that spanned two decades and ended with American club New York Cosmos in 1977.

The retirement of Pele and other great players of the era saw the game's popularity gradually wane in the United States to the point that Cosmos, the most glamorous club in the U.S., folded in 1984.

Twenty-five years on, Pele is back serving as the club's honorary President, spearheading its revival.

Becky Anderson will be talking to this giant of the sport on Monday about New York Cosmos's first game in a quarter of a century against Britain's Manchester United.

If there is something you would like to ask the great Pele, leave your questions here.

Quiz award winning author Jeffrey Archer

July 31st, 2011
10:30 PM ET

Jeffrey Archer is one of the world's most successful writers, having sold more than 350million books in 97 countries and in over 37 languages around the world.

But more than that, the British novelist is himself a great story.

He is also a playwright, a former parliamentarian and London mayor candidate, a champion athlete and a convicted criminal.

Archer's rise to international fame began with his first novel "Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less" written in 1975 to repay creditors from a bad investment that left him on the brink of bankruptcy. It defied the critics and became a best-seller.

In the past 36 years, he has gone on to write a series of novels, plays and short stories including "The Prison Diaries" series written during his two year stint in jail following convictions for perjury and perverting the course of justice during a 1987 libel case against British tabloid "The Daily Star".

Archer has now just finished penning his 16th novel Only Time Will Tell, the first in a proposed series known as The Clifton Chronicles.

Quiz British actor Dominic Cooper

July 29th, 2011
03:42 PM ET

Dominic Cooper has largely been treading the boards to acclaim for the past decade, but 2011 is turning out to be his big breakthrough year in film.

The British actor, best known for his roles in "Mamma Mia" featuring Amanda Seyfried and "The Duchess" starring Keira Knightley has four movies opening this year.

And the one causing the biggest stir is "The Devil's Double" in which Cooper plays Uday Hussein and Latif Yahia, the Iraqi Army captain who was forced to become the body double of Saddam Hussein's notoriously sadistic eldest son.

The film is based on a memoir by Yahia and gives a dramatized account of life under the Hussein regime.

Becky Anderson will be talking to Dominic Cooper about his role as both villain and hero in the new film.

Quiz fashion commentator Gok Wan

July 26th, 2011
04:01 PM ET

Britain's Gok Wan is one of the country's leading fashion commentators and has helped style everyone from the rich and famous to the average Joe.

Born to an English mother and a Chinese father, Wan showed an early interest in the creative world and performing arts.

Over the past ten years, Wan has worked with some of the leading figures in the entertainment world and has had the chance to style some of the leading shows in the UK including "The Xtra Factor" and "T4".

Wan has hosted his own show called "How to Look Good Naked" in 2006 and now, Gok Wan is back with a new show called "Gok Wan's Clothes Roadshow."

Here's your chance to have your questions by this fashion leader.

Please leave your questions below and be sure to tell us where you're writing from.

Quiz award winning actress Danica McKellar

July 25th, 2011
01:57 PM ET

Danica McKellar is best known for her role as Winnie Cooper in the 1980's American television series "The Wonder Years", and as Elsie Snuffin in "The West Wing".

But what many people don't know about this actress is that she is also a maths genius.

Her path to becoming an acclaimed mathematician began when she took a hiatus from acting after "The Wonder Years".

She turned her attention to her studies and ended up graduating from UCLA with a rare high distinction after proving a new math theorem, the Chayes-McKellar-Winn Theorem.

Incredibly, Danica had struggled with maths in her early years but discovered her difficulties were caused by fear of the subject.

She realised she could help other students overcome their phobia of maths so in 2007, wrote her first book "Maths Doesn't Suck" which quickly became a best-seller in the United States.

It was the first of a series of books Danica has written to help young girls have fun with maths and realise that it is "cool" to be smart.

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