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  • Project One (San Francisco) (wikipedia.org)
  • Erfurt Latrine Disaster (wikipedia.org)
  • The Voyage of Life (wikipedia.org)

    The Voyage of Life is a series of four paintings created by Thomas Cole in 1842, representing an allegory of the four stages of human life.

  • Yahoo Pipes (wikipedia.org)
  • Man of the Hole (wikipedia.org)
  • The Centipede's Dilemma (wikipedia.org)
  • Tutankhamun's Meteoric Iron Dagger (wikipedia.org)
  • Ur (wikipedia.org)
  • The Lonely Runner Conjecture (wikipedia.org)

  • Wikipedians question Wikimedia fundraising ethics after "somewhat-viral" tweet (wikipedia.org)

    On October 11, a Twitter user pointed out that millions of dollars donated "to Wikipedia" had been used for non-Wikimedia grants.

  • Happy Diwali Everyone (wikipedia.org)

    The Jains observe their own Diwali which marks the final liberation of Mahavira,[26][27] the Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas to mark the release of Guru Hargobind from a Mughal prison,[28] while Newar Buddhists, unlike other Buddhists, celebrate Diwali by worshipping Lakshmi, while the Hindus of Eastern India and Bangladesh generally celebrate Diwali by worshipping the goddess Kali.

  • Pig War (1859) (wikipedia.org)

    The Pig War, so called because it was triggered by the shooting of a pig, is also called the Pig Episode, the Pig and Potato War, the San Juan Boundary Dispute, and the Northwestern Boundary Dispute.

  • Queueing Theory (wikipedia.org)

    Queueing theory has its origins in research by Agner Krarup Erlang when he created models to describe the system of Copenhagen Telephone Exchange company, a Danish company.

  • "Women are wonderful" effect (wikipedia.org)

    have cited studies indicating that the women-are-wonderful effect is still applicable even when women are in nontraditional gender roles, and the original Eagly, Mladinic & Otto (1991) study discovering the women-are-wonderful effect found no such ambivalence.

  • Ragnarök (wikipedia.org)

  • High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF/.heic) (wikipedia.org)

  • Operation Gladio (wikipedia.org)

    Although Gladio specifically refers to the Italian branch of the NATO stay-behind organizations, "Operation Gladio" is used as an informal name for all of them.

  • Cobra Maneuver (wikipedia.org)

    A notable variant of the "cobra" name is Pugachev's cobra (alternatively the Pugachev cobra), referencing the Soviet pilot Viktor Pugachev, who was the first to bring the maneuver to the public eye.

  • Hutter Prize (wikipedia.org)

    The Hutter Prize is a cash prize funded by Marcus Hutter which rewards data compression improvements on a specific 1 GB English text file, with the goal of encouraging research in artificial intelligence (AI).

  • Xerox 914 (wikipedia.org)

    • Brooks, John, (1967) 'Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox' The New Yorker Magazine, Apr 1 and available at Gatesnotes.com • None Owen, David (2004).

  • Looped Square Or ⌘ (wikipedia.org)

    The Command key (sometimes abbreviated as Cmd key), ⌘, formerly also known as the Apple key or open Apple key, is a modifier key present on Apple keyboards.

  • MicroVAX 78032 (wikipedia.org)

    The MicroVAX 78132 (otherwise known as the DC337) is a floating-point coprocessor for the MicroVAX 78032 microprocessor.

  • Karelian Question (wikipedia.org)

    The Karelian question or Karelian issue (Finnish: Karjala-kysymys, Swedish: Karelska frågan) is a dispute in Finnish politics over whether to try to regain control over eastern Finnish Karelia and other territories ceded to the Soviet Union in the Winter War and the Continuation War.

  • List of most expensive video games to develop (wikipedia.org)

  • 2000-Watt Society (wikipedia.org)

  • History of the Monte Carlo method (wikipedia.org)

  • Countersteering (wikipedia.org)

    [7][10] At low speeds countersteering is equally necessary, but the countersteering is then so subtle that it is hidden by the continuous corrections that are made in balancing the bike, often falling below a just noticeable difference or threshold of perception of the rider.

  • The Waffle House Index (wikipedia.org)

    A FOIA request response in 2017 included emails saying that the Waffle House Index was a personal project of Craig Fugate's, denying a connection between the Waffle House Index and FEMA's National Business Emergency Operations Center.

  • K-219 (wikipedia.org)

    K-219 was a Project 667A Navaga-class ballistic missile submarine (NATO reporting name Yankee I) of the Soviet Navy.

  • Love Jihad (wikipedia.org)

    [102] In late October 2009, police addressed the question of "love jihad" itself, indicating that while they had not located an organisation called "Love Jihad", "there are reasons to suspect 'concentrated attempts' to persuade girls to convert to Islam after they fall in love with Muslim boys".

  • Inco Superstack (wikipedia.org)

    The Inco Superstack in Sudbury, Ontario, with a height of 381 metres (1,250 ft), is the tallest chimney in Canada and the Western hemisphere, and the second tallest freestanding chimney in the world after the GRES-2 Power Station in Kazakhstan.

  • The Long S (wikipedia.org)

    [13] Unlike the 1755 edition, which uses the long s throughout,[14] the 1808 edition of the Printer's Grammar describes the transition away from the use of the long s among type founders and printers in its list of available sorts: An individual instance of an important work using s instead of the long s occurred in 1749, with Joseph Ames's Typographical Antiquities, about printing in England 1471–1600, but "the general abolition of long s began with John Bell's British Theatre (1791)".

  • Q (Number Format) (wikipedia.org)

    For example, in Q notation, the number format denoted by means that the fixed point numbers in this format have 8 bits for the integer part and 8 bits for the fraction part.

  • Dreamachine (wikipedia.org)

    The Dreamachine (a contraction of Dream Machine) is a stroboscopic flickering light art device that produces eidetic visual stimuli.

  • Types of Prostitution in Modern Japan (wikipedia.org)

    Description of varying styles of sex work in modern Japan Prostitution in modern Japan, as defined under Japanese law, is the illegal practice of sexual intercourse with an 'unspecified' (unacquainted) person in exchange for monetary compensation,[1][2] which was criminalised in 1956 by the introduction of article 3 of the Anti-Prostitution Law (売春防止法, Baishun bōshi hō).

  • Athletics at the 1904 Summer Olympics: Men's Marathon (wikipedia.org)

    The men's marathon at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis, United States, took place on August 30 of that year, over a distance of 24.85 miles (40 km).

  • Valeriepieris Circle (wikipedia.org)

    Region on world map with more people inside than outside The Valeriepieris circle[1][2][3] is a South China Sea-centered circular region on the world map that is about 4,000 kilometers (2,500 mi) in radius and contains more than half the world’s population.

  • Texas Instruments LPC Speech Chips (wikipedia.org)

  • Hyperparasite (wikipedia.org)

  • Berry Paradox (wikipedia.org)

  • Dublin Whiskey Fire (wikipedia.org)

  • Zooko's Triangle (wikipedia.org)

    Zooko's triangle is a trilemma of three properties that some people consider desirable for names of participants in a network protocol:[1] • Human-meaningful: Meaningful and memorable (low-entropy) names are provided to the users.

  • Preparedness Paradox (wikipedia.org)

    [2] A specific application of the preparedness paradox is the "levee paradox".

  • Gravity Probe B (wikipedia.org)

    [34] • NASA article on the technologies used in Gravity Probe B • Gravity Probe B Collection, The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections

  • 2022 Oder Environmental Disaster (wikipedia.org)

    The 2022 Oder environmental disaster is a mass die-off of fish, beavers and other wildlife in the Oder river in Poland and Germany, causing a health and environmental crisis in large parts of the country and subsequently a political scandal.

  • Saskatoon Freezing Deaths (wikipedia.org)

    Series of deaths of indigenous Canadian people involving the Saskatoon Police Service The Saskatoon freezing deaths were a series of deaths of Indigenous Canadians in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in the early 2000s, which were confirmed to have been caused by members of the Saskatoon Police Service.

  • Disneyland with Death Penalty (wikipedia.org)

    "Disneyland with the Death Penalty" is a 4,500-word article about Singapore written by William Gibson.

  • Lagâri Hasan Çelebi (wikipedia.org)

    Lagâri Hasan Çelebi was an Ottoman aviator who, according to the account written by traveller Evliya Çelebi, made a successful crewed rocket flight.

  • James Lovelock Has Died (wikipedia.org)

    • James Lovelock on the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group website • on YouTube by the popular Polish band Łąki Łan is about the Gaia hypothesis and James Lovelock • Dr. Lovelock Lectures on The Vanishing Face of Gaia Presented by Corporate Knights Magazine, 26 May 2009 • Audio: James Lovelock in conversation on the BBC World Service discussion show The Forum 1 March 2009 • Royal Society of Arts Vision webcast – James Lovelock in conversation with Tim Radford – The Vanishing Face of Gaia, 23 February 2009.

  • No Soap, Radio (wikipedia.org)

    [5] No Soap Radio was also the name of a radio commercial production company in New York City formed in 1970,[6] later renamed No Soap Productions.



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