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Remegio Vista

26-Nov-2020 00:43:06

Remegio Vista is a Filipino sprinter. He competed in the men's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics. ...


Termite

26-Nov-2020 00:43:07

Termites are eusocial insects that are classified at the taxonomic rank of infraorder Isoptera , or as epifamily Termitoidae within the order Blattodea. Termites were once classified in a separate order from cockroaches, but recent phylogenetic studies indicate that they evolved from cockroaches, ...


Snake in the Garden

26-Nov-2020 00:43:07

Snake in the Garden is the seventeenth episode of the second season of Scandal . It premiered on March 28, 2013 in the U.S. The episode marks the first appearance of Joe Morton and the first mention of Operation Remington both of which would continue to play key roles throughout the second and th ...


1986 Montreal municipal election

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

The 1986 Montreal municipal election took place on November 9, 1986, to elect a mayor and city councillors in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Longtime mayor Jean Drapeau did not seek re-election, and Jean Doré from the opposition Montreal Citizens' Movement was elected to the position by a significant ...


Seale Harris

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

Seale Harris was an American physician and researcher born in Cedartown, Georgia. He was nicknamed "the Benjamin Franklin of Medicine" by contemporaries for his leadership and writing on a wide range of medical and political topics. Dr. Harris' most celebrated accomplishments were his 19 ...


Lama

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

Lama is a title for a teacher of the Dharma in Tibetan Buddhism. The name is similar to the Sanskrit term guru , meaning "heavy one", endowed with qualities the student will eventually embody. The Tibetan word "Lama" means "highest principle", and less literally &q ...


Meadow Well Metro station

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

Meadow Well is a station on the Tyne and Wear Metro, serving Chirton, Meadow Well and Royal Quays in North Tyneside. The station joined the network as Smith's Park in November 1982, following the opening of the line between Tynemouth and St. James. Unlike neighbouring Percy Main and North Shield ...


Black and white

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

Black-and-white images combine black and white in a continuous spectrum, producing a range of shades of gray. Media. The history of various visual media has typically begun with black and white, and as technology improved, altered to color. However, there are exceptions to this rule, including bl ...


Horace Donisthorpe

26-Nov-2020 00:43:08

Horace St. John Kelly Donisthorpe was an eccentric British myrmecologist and coleopterist, memorable in part for his enthusiastic championing of the renaming of the genus Lasius after him as Donisthorpea , and for his many claims of discovering new species of beetles and ants. He is often consi ...


Pavlos Melas

26-Nov-2020 00:43:09

Pavlos Melas was an officer of the Hellenic Army, and he was among the first who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia. Biography. Melas was born in Marseilles, France, the son of Michail Melas who was elected MP for Attica and mayor of Athens and brother of Vassileios Me ...


Jujube

26-Nov-2020 00:43:09

Ziziphus jujuba , commonly called jujube , red date , Chinese date , is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family. Description. It is a small deciduous tree or shrub reaching a height of, usually with thorny branches. The leaves are shiny-green, ovate-acute, long and wide, with three cons ...


Donald Cragen

26-Nov-2020 00:43:09

Donald Cragen is a fictional character played by Dann Florek in the American crime drama television series Law & Order and its spinoff, , on NBC. Cragen is a homicide captain with the New York Police Department who later becomes captain of the department's Special Victims Unit. A recovering al ...


Agda Östlund

26-Nov-2020 00:43:09

Agda Östlund , née Lundgren was a Swedish Politician of the Social Democrats. She was one of the first four women to be elected to the Swedish parliament after the introduction of women suffrage. Life. Agda Östlund was born in a working class home in Köping. Her family was politically aware an ...


Pork

26-Nov-2020 00:43:09

Pork is the culinary name for the meat of a domestic pig. It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC. Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and preserved. Curing extends the shelf life of the pork products. Ham, smoked pork, gammon, bacon and ...


Pindus

26-Nov-2020 00:43:11

The Pindus is a mountain range located in northern Greece and southern Albania. It is roughly 160 km long, with a maximum elevation of 2,637m. Because it runs along the border of Thessaly and Epirus, the Pindus range is known colloquially as the spine of Greece . The mountain range stretches from ...


Afton

26-Nov-2020 00:43:12

* Affton, Missouri * Afton (town), New York * Afton (village), New York * Afton Reservoir * Afton River (Nova Scotia) * Afton State Park, Minnesota * Afton Station, Nova Scotia * Afton Township, Arkansas * Afton Township, Brookings County, South Dakota * Afton Township, DeKalb County, Illinois * Aft ...


Colin Radford

26-Nov-2020 00:43:13

Colin John Radford was an English philosopher who worked primarily in aesthetics but had interests in a wide variety of philosophical topics. He is best known for describing the paradox of fiction in the 1975 essay "How Can We Be Moved by the Fate of Anna Karenina?" and developing the pa ...


Julia Flavia

26-Nov-2020 00:43:19

Julia Flavia was the daughter and only child to Roman Emperor Titus from his second marriage to the well-connected Marcia Furnilla. Biography. Julia was born in Rome. Her parents divorced when Julia was an infant, due to her mother's family's connections to the opponents of Emperor Nero. In 65, a ...


Curtis Hidden Page

26-Nov-2020 00:43:19

Curtis Hidden Page was a United States educator and writer. Biography. He was born in Greenwood, Missouri. He graduated from Harvard University, where in 1890 he became the first recipient of the George B. Sohier Prize for literature. He held teaching positions in French and English at Harvard Un ...


Champa rice

26-Nov-2020 00:43:19

Champa rice is a quick-maturing, drought resistant rice that can allow two harvests, of sixty days each in one growing season. Champa rice originated from the aus subpopulation, which shares similarities with japonica and indica rice varieties of Eastern India, Myanmar, and Bangladesh. Originally ...


George Albert Smith

26-Nov-2020 00:43:20

George Albert Smith Sr. was an American religious leader who served as the eighth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Early life. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Smith was one of nineteen children of Latter Day Saint apostle John Henry Smith. His mother, Sarah Fa ...


First planet

26-Nov-2020 00:43:20

* Earth * Eighth planet (disambiguation) * Eleventh planet * Fifth planet (disambiguation) * Fourth planet (disambiguation) * Mercury (planet) * Moon * Ninth planet (disambiguation) * Second planet (disambiguation) * Seventh planet (disambiguation) * Sixth planet (disambiguation) * Tenth planet (dis ...


Anna Lindhagen

26-Nov-2020 00:43:20

Anna Lindhagen was a Swedish politician, social reformer and women's rights activist. In collaboration with Anna Åbergsson, she was a leading force in the introduction of allotment in Sweden. She was one of the driving forces behind the foundation of the National Association for Women's Suffrage. ...


Ray Stannard Baker

26-Nov-2020 00:43:20

Ray Stannard Baker was an American journalist, historian, biographer, and author. Biography. Baker was born in Lansing, Michigan. After graduating from the Michigan State Agricultural College, he attended law school at the University of Michigan in 1891 before launching his career as a journalist ...


Fallow deer

26-Nov-2020 00:43:20

The fallow deer is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. This common species is native to Europe, but has been introduced to Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, South Africa, Fernando Pó, São Tomé, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Réunion, Seychelles, Comoro Islands, Morocco, Algeria, ...