Facebook missed out on these status reports

Facebook is a gathering spot where a bewildering variety of social worlds mesh.

Facebook friends may include work friends, high school friends, college friends, going-out friends, special-interest friends and so on.

If all these types mix on a Facebook home page news feed, why couldn't others? And with the most recent Facebook redesign, anything's possible, right?

Here's what the site's status updates might look like if your Facebook friends included classic literary, cultural and historical figures, with a few A-list celebs mixed in.

Read the complete story, and see how many you recognize at