Work out daily. Lose five pounds. And don’t forget to feed the cat.


Everybody makes New Year's resolutions--even the "somebodies." Here's a peek...

Bill Gates

  1. Regularly back up files
  2. Adjust the climate
  3. Achieve world peace
  4. Lose five pounds

Malala Yousafzai

  1. Climb Mount Everest
  2. Join a band
  3. Reduce, reuse, recycle
  4. Learn to swear

Queen Elizabeth

  1. Polish the silver
  2. Smile and wave to grandchildren
  3. Sort hats
  4. Spend more time at the gym

Vladimir Putin

  1. Lay off the steroids
  2. Smile at the camera
  3. Annex Greenland
  4. Spend less time at the gym

Pope Francis

  1. Achieve world peace
  2. Learn to parasail
  3. Compost vegetable scraps
  4. Lose five pounds

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