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Crow - Wikipedia

A crow is a bird of the genus Corvus, or more broadly a synonym for all of Corvus.The word "crow" is used as part of the common name of species including: Corvus albus – pied crow (Central African coasts to southern Africa); Corvus bennetti – little crow (Australia); Corvus brachyrhynchos – American crow (United States, southern Canada, northern Mexico)

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(52 years ago) The two slashes // may indicate: . a comment in several programming languages including C, C++ and Java; the root directory path in Domain/OS; the operator for integer division in Python 2.2+; the empty pattern in Perl, which evaluates the last successfully matched regular expression; the logical defined-or operator in Perl, called the null coalescing operator in other programming languages

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CONOP 8888 - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) CONPLAN 8888 also known as Counter-Zombie Dominance is a U.S. Department of Defense Strategic Command CONOP document that describes a plan for defending against zombies. The April 30, 2011 document depicts fictional scenarios of zombie attacks as a means of training students in military planning. References

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Azade Namdari - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Controversy. On 25 July 2017, a video emerged showing Namdari drinking beer without hijab during her vacation in Switzerland.The event drew a backlash on social media as she was an advocate of black chador and compulsory Islamic dress code in Iran.. Death. Azadeh Namdari died …

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Triboulet - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Nicolas Ferrial, also known as Le Févrial or Triboulet (1479–1536) was a jester of kings Louis XII and Francis I of France.. He appears in Book 3 of François Rabelais' Pantagrueline chronicles. He appears in Victor Hugo's Le Roi s'amuse and its opera version, Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto, a blend of "Triboulet" and French rigoler (to laugh), intended to deflect the censorship that Hugo's ...

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Guadalcanal - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Guadalcanal (/ ˌ ɡ w ɑː d əl k ə ˈ n æ l /; indigenous name: Isatabu) is the principal island in Guadalcanal Province of the Solomon Islands, located in the south-western Pacific, northeast of Australia.It is the largest island in the Solomon Islands by area, and the second by population (after Malaita).The island is mainly covered in dense tropical rainforest and has a mountainous ...

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Watt - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power or radiant flux.In the International System of Units (SI), it is defined as a derived unit of (in SI base units) 1 kg⋅m 2 ⋅s −3 or, equivalently, 1 joule per second.It is used to quantify the rate of energy transfer.The watt is named after James Watt, an 18th-century Scottish inventor.

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Amalek - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Etymology. In some rabbinical interpretations, Amalek is etymologised as am lak, "a people who lick (blood)," but most specialists regard the origin to be unknown.. Amalekites in the Hebrew Bible. According to the Bible, Amalek was the son of Eliphaz (himself the son of Esau, ancestor of the Edomites) and Eliphaz's concubine Timna. Timna was a Horite and sister of Lotan.

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Sisyphus - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Etymology. Linguistics Professor R. S. P. Beekes has suggested a pre-Greek origin and a connection with the root of the word sophos (σοφός, "wise"). German mythographer Otto Gruppe thought that the name derived from sisys (σίσυς, "a goat's skin"), in reference to a rain-charm in which goats' skins were used.. Family. Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and …

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Centralia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States.Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only five in 2017 —a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962. Centralia, which is part of the Bloomsburg–Berwick metropolitan area, is the least-populated …

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Osees - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Osees are an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1997, now based in Los Angeles, California.The band currently consists of primary songwriter and core member John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Tim Hellman (bass), Dan Rincon (drums), Paul Quattrone (drums) and Tomas Dolas (keyboards). Osees sound incorporates a wide range of rock genres, including …

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The Hollies - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Origin. The Hollies originated as a duo formed by Allan Clarke and Graham Nash, who were best friends from primary school and began performing together during the skiffle craze of the late 1950s. Eventually Clarke and Nash became a vocal and guitar duo modelled on American duo the Everly Brothers under the names "Ricky and Dane Young." Under this name, they teamed up …

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Kenpeitai - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Kenpeitai (憲兵隊, "Military Police Corps", / k ɛ n p eɪ ˈ t aɪ /), also known as Kempeitai, was the military police arm of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1881 to 1945. It was both a conventional military police and a secret police force. In Japanese-occupied territories, the kenpeitai also arrested or killed those who were suspected of being anti-Japanese.

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Doggerland - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Doggerland (also called Dogger Littoral) was an area of land, now submerged beneath the southern North Sea, that connected Great Britain to continental Europe.It was flooded by rising sea levels around 6500–6200 BCE. Geological surveys have suggested that it stretched from what is now the east coast of Great Britain to what are now the Netherlands, the western coast …

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Tsathoggua - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Tsathoggua (the Sleeper of N'kai, also known as Zhothaqquah) is a supernatural entity in the Cthulhu Mythos shared fictional universe. He is the creation of American writer Clark Ashton Smith and is part of his Hyperborean cycle.. Tsathoggua/Zhothaqquah is described as an Old One, a god-like being from the pantheon.He was introduced in Smith's short story "The Tale of …

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Kaizen - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Kaizen (改善, かいぜん), the Sino-Japanese word for "improvement", is a concept referring to business activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from the CEO to the assembly line workers. Kaizen also applies to processes, such as purchasing and logistics, that cross organizational boundaries into the supply chain. ...

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Radian - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The radian, denoted by the symbol , is the SI unit for measuring angles, and is the standard unit of angular measure used in many areas of mathematics.The unit was formerly an SI supplementary unit (before that category was abolished in 1995) and the radian is now an SI derived unit. The radian is defined in the SI as being a dimensionless value, and its symbol is accordingly often …

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Boney M. - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Boney M. was a Euro-Caribbean vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian, who served as the group's primary songwriter.Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett from Jamaica, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell, a performing artist from Aruba.

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Pareto principle - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Pareto principle states that for many outcomes, roughly 80% of consequences come from 20% of the causes (the “vital few”). Other names for this principle are the 80/20 rule, the law of the vital few, or the principle of factor sparsity.. Management consultant Joseph M. Juran developed the concept in the context of quality control, and improvement, naming it after Italian economist ...

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Qliphoth - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Qliphoth/Qlippoth/Qlifot or Kelipot ( Template:Lang-he-n, the different English spellings are used in the alternative Kabbalistic traditions of Hermetic Qabalah and Jewish Kabbalah respectively), literally "Peels", "Shells" or "Husks" (from singular: Template:Hebrew qlippah "Husk"), are the representation of evil or impure spiritual forces ...

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Hazelnut - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The hazelnut is the fruit of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana.They are also known as cobnuts or filberts according to species. A cob is roughly spherical to oval, about 15–25 mm (5 ⁄ 8 –1 in) long and 10–15 mm (3 ⁄ 8 – 5 ⁄ 8 in) in diameter, with an outer fibrous husk ...

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Reinheitsgebot - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Reinheitsgebot (German pronunciation: [ˈʁaɪnhaɪtsɡəboːt] (), literally "purity order") is a series of regulations limiting the ingredients in beer in Germany and the states of the former Holy Roman Empire.The best known version of the law was adopted in Bavaria in 1516, but similar regulations predate the Bavarian order, and modern regulations also significantly differ from …

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David Koresh - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) David Koresh (/ k ə ˈ r ɛ ʃ /; born Vernon Wayne Howell; August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993) was an American cult leader who played a central role in the Waco siege of 1993. As the head of the Branch Davidians sect, an offshoot of the Davidian …

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Covariance - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) In probability theory and statistics, covariance is a measure of the joint variability of two random variables. If the greater values of one variable mainly correspond with the greater values of the other variable, and the same holds for the lesser values (that is, the variables tend to show similar behavior), the covariance is positive. In the opposite case, when the greater values of one ...

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Geneva Conventions - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for humanitarian treatment in war. The singular term Geneva Convention usually denotes the agreements of 1949, negotiated in the aftermath of the Second World War (1939–1945), which updated the terms of the two 1929 treaties, and added two …

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Matt Taibbi - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Matthew C. Taibbi (/ t aɪ ˈ iː b i /; born March 2, 1970) is an American author, journalist, and podcaster.He has reported on finance, media, politics, and sports. He is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone, author of several books, co-host of Useful Idiots, and publisher of a newsletter on Substack.. Taibbi began as a freelance reporter in the former Soviet Union, including a period …

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Maccabees - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Etymology. The name Maccabee is often used as a synonym for the entire Hasmonean dynasty, but the Maccabees proper were Judas Maccabeus and his four brothers. The name Maccabee was a personal epithet of Judah, and the later generations were not his direct descendants. One explanation of the name's origins is that it derives from the Aramaic maqqəḇa, "the hammer", …

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Standard deviation - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Population standard deviation of grades of eight students Suppose that the entire population of interest is eight students in a particular class. For a finite set of numbers, the population standard deviation is found by taking the square root of the average of the squared deviations of the values subtracted from their average value. The marks of a class … Standard deviation of average height for adult men If the population of interest is approximately normally distributed, the standard deviation provides information on the proportion of observations above or below certain values. For example, the average height for adult men in the United States is about 70 inches (177.8 cm), with a standar…

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Landsknecht - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Landsknechte (also rendered as Landsknechts; singular: Landsknecht, pronounced [ˈlantsknɛçt]) were German-speaking mercenaries used in pike and shot formations during the early modern period.Consisting predominantly of pikemen and supporting foot soldiers, their front line was formed by Doppelsöldner ("double-pay men") renowned for their use of crossbow, …

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KIPP - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) KIPP is America's largest network of public charter schools. The head offices are in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C.. KIPP was founded in 1994 by Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, two Teach For America corps members, influenced by Harriett Ball. In 1995, they opened two KIPP middle schools, one in Houston and one in New ...

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Kanban - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Kanban (Japanese: 看板, meaning signboard or billboard) is a scheduling system for lean manufacturing and just-in-time manufacturing (JIT). Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota, developed kanban to improve manufacturing efficiency.Kanban is one method to achieve JIT. The system takes its name from the cards that track production within a factory.

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Rip Van Winkle - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) "Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who meets mysterious Dutchmen, imbibes their liquor and falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains.He awakes 20 years later to a very changed world, having missed the American Revolution.

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Dynaflow - Wikipedia

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ISO 8601 - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) ISO 8601 Data elements and interchange formats – Information interchange – Representation of dates and times is an international standard covering the exchange of date- and time-related data.It is maintained by the Geneva-based International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was first published in 1988 with updates in 1991, 2000, 2004 and 2019.

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Icarus - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Icarus's father Daedalus, a very talented and remarkable Athenian craftsman, built the Labyrinth for King Minos of Crete near his palace at Knossos to imprison the Minotaur, a half-man, half-bull monster born of his wife and the Cretan bull.Minos imprisoned Daedalus himself in the labyrinth because he gave Minos's daughter, Ariadne, a clew (or ball of string) in order to help Theseus, …

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Sigiriya - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (Lion Rock Sinhala: සීගිරිය, Tamil: சிகிரியா / aசிங்ககிரி, pronounced see-gi-ri-yə) is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of ...

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Kademlia - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Kademlia is a distributed hash table for decentralized peer-to-peer computer networks designed by Petar Maymounkov and David Mazières in 2002. It specifies the structure of the network and the exchange of information through node lookups. Kademlia nodes communicate among themselves using UDP.A virtual or overlay network is formed by the participant nodes.

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NEMA connector - Wikipedia

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Abyaneh - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Abyaneh (Persian: ابيانه ‎, also Romanized as Ābyāneh, Ābiāneh, and Abyāneh) is a village in Barzrud Rural District, in the Central District of Natanz County, Isfahan Province, Iran.At the 2006 census, its population was 305, in 160 families. Characterized by a peculiar reddish hue, the village is one of the oldest in Iran, attracting numerous native and foreign tourists year ...

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XSLT - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations) is a language for transforming XML documents into other XML documents, or other formats such as HTML for web pages, plain text or XSL Formatting Objects, which may subsequently be converted to other formats, such as PDF, PostScript and PNG. XSLT 1.0 is widely supported in modern web browsers. The original …

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Brandenburg Gate - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor; [ˈbʁandn̩bʊɐ̯gɐ ˈtoːɐ̯]) is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the temporary restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution. One of the best-known landmarks of Germany, it was built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road ...

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Prekmurje - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Prekmurje (Slovene pronunciation: [pɾekˈmúːɾjɛ] (); dialectically: Prèkmürsko or Prèkmüre; Hungarian: Muravidék) is a geographically, linguistically, culturally and ethnically defined region of Slovenia, settled by Slovenes and a Hungarian minority, lying between the Mur River in Slovenia and the Rába Valley (the watershed of the Rába; Slovene: Porabje) in the westernmost part of ...

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Survivorship bias - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) During World War II, the statistician Abraham Wald took survivorship bias into his calculations when considering how to minimize bomber losses to enemy fire. The Statistical Research Group (SRG) at Columbia University, which Wald was a part of, examined the damage done to aircraft that had returned from missions and recommended adding armor to the areas that showed the …

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Torque - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) In physics and mechanics, torque is the rotational equivalent of linear force. It is also referred to as the moment, moment of force, rotational force or turning effect, depending on the field of study.The concept originated with the studies by Archimedes of the usage of levers.Just as a linear force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist to an object around a …

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ETOPS - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) ETOPS (/ iː ˈ t ɒ p s /) is an acronym for Extended-range Twin-engine Operations Performance Standards.The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) coined the acronym for Extended Twin Operations for twin-engine aircraft operation further than one hour from a diversion airport at the one-engine inoperative cruise speed, over water or remote lands, on routes previously …

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Apostles' Creed - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Apostles' Creed (Latin: Symbolum Apostolorum or Symbolum Apostolicum), sometimes titled the Apostolic Creed or the Symbol of the Apostles is a Christian creed or "symbol of faith".. It most likely originates in 5th-century Gaul, as a development of the Old Roman Symbol, the old Latin creed of the 4th century.It has been in liturgical use in the Latin rite since the 8th century, and …

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Radium Girls - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint. The painting was done by women at three different factories, and the term now applies to the women working at the facilities: one in Orange, New Jersey, beginning around 1917; one in Ottawa, Illinois, beginning in the early 1920s; and a third facility …

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Seokguram - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) The Seokguram Grotto is a hermitage and part of the Bulguksa temple complex. It lies four kilometers east of the temple on Mt. Tohamsan, in Gyeongju, South Korea.It is classified as National Treasure No. 24 by the South Korean government and is located at 994, Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsanbuk-do. The grotto overlooks the Sea of Japan and rests 750 meters …

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Latex - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Latex is a stable dispersion of polymer microparticles in water. Latexes are found in nature, but synthetic latexes are common as well.. Latex as found in nature is a milky fluid found in 10% of all flowering plants (angiosperms). It is a complex emulsion consisting of proteins, alkaloids, starches, sugars, oils, tannins, resins, and gums that coagulate on exposure to air.

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Netsuke - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) A netsuke (根付, ) is a miniature sculpture, originating in 17th century Japan.Initially a simply-carved button fastener on the cords of an inro box, netsuke later developed into ornately sculpted objects of craftsmanship.

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Hopscotch - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Hopscotch is a popular playground game in which players toss a small object into numbered triangles or a pattern of rectangles outlined on the ground and then hop or jump through the spaces and retrieve the object. It is a children's game …

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Torx - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Torx (pronounced / t ɔːr k s /) is a trademark for a type of screw drive characterized by a 6-point star-shaped pattern, developed in 1967 by Camcar Textron. A popular generic name for the drive is star, as in star screwdriver or star bits.The official generic name, standardized by the International Organization for Standardization as ISO 10664, is hexalobular internal.

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Galatia - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Galatia (/ ɡ ə ˈ l eɪ ʃ ə /; Ancient Greek: Γαλατία, Galatía, "Gaul") was an ancient area in the highlands of central Anatolia, roughly corresponding to the provinces of Ankara and Eskişehir, in modern Turkey.Galatia was named after the Gauls from Thrace (cf. Tylis), who settled here and became its ruling caste in the 3rd century BC, following the Gallic invasion of the Balkans ...

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Cagney & Lacey - Wikipedia

(52 years ago) Cagney & Lacey is an American police procedural drama television series that aired on the CBS television network for seven seasons from March 25, 1982, to May 16, 1988. The show is about two New York City police detectives who lead very different lives: Christine Cagney (Sharon Gless) is a career-minded single woman, while Mary Beth Lacey is a married working mother.

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