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Christopher Gibbs

17-Jan-2021 12:51:24

Christopher Henry Gibbs was a British antiques dealer and collector who was also an influential figure in men's fashion and interior design in 1960s London. He has been credited with inventing Swinging London, and has been called the "King of Chelsea" and "London's most famous antiq ...


1274

17-Jan-2021 12:51:27

Year 1274 was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. Events. By area. Africa. * The Marinid amir, Abu Yusuf Yaqub, enters peacefully into Ceuta, putting an end to some 40 years of the city's independence. Asia. Japan. * October 5 - November 20: Kublai Khan's Yuan Dynasty ...


Peter Naur

17-Jan-2021 12:51:29

Peter Naur was a Danish computer science pioneer and Turing award winner. He is best known as a contributor, with John Backus, to the Backus–Naur form notation used in describing the syntax for most programming languages. He also contributed to creating the language ALGOL 60. Biography. Naur be ...


Christopher Lasch

17-Jan-2021 12:51:31

Robert Christopher Lasch was an American historian, moralist, and social critic who was a history professor at the University of Rochester. Lasch sought to use history as a tool to awaken American society to the pervasiveness with which major institutions, public and private, were eroding the comp ...


Manx Americans

17-Jan-2021 12:51:33

Manx Americans are Americans of full or partial Manx ancestral origin or Manx people who reside in the United States of America. Settlement in Ohio. The city of Cleveland, Ohio is said to have the highest concentration of Americans of Manx descent in the United States. They predominantly descend ...


Zacapa

17-Jan-2021 12:51:34

Zacapa is the departmental capital municipality of Zacapa Department, one of the 22 Departments of Guatemala. It is located approximately 70 miles or 112 kilometers from Guatemala City. Sports. Football club Deportivo Zacapa competes in Guatemala's top division and play their home games at the Es ...


Lymphatic vessel

17-Jan-2021 12:51:37

The lymphatic vessels are thin-walled vessels structured like blood vessels, that carry lymph. As part of the lymphatic system, lymph vessels are complementary to the cardiovascular system. Lymph vessels are lined by endothelial cells, and have a thin layer of smooth muscle, and adventitia that bi ...


Wagnerian rock

17-Jan-2021 12:51:37

Wagnerian rock is the merger of 20th-century rock and roll and 19th-century opera reminiscent of Richard Wagner or Phil Spector's Wall of Sound. Origins and characteristics. The term was coined by writer and producer Jim Steinman and is sometimes used ambiguously in rock writing, referring to a b ...


Barneo

17-Jan-2021 12:51:38

Camp Barneo is a private Russian temporary ice base, established annually since 2002 on an ice floe relatively close to the North Pole, used largely for tourist excursion purposes. Depending on the time of year, the ice camp can serve as one of the northernmost inhabited places on Earth. History. ...


Big Four (British railway companies)

17-Jan-2021 12:51:40

" Big Four " was a name used to describe the four largest railway companies in the United Kingdom in the period 1923–1947. The name was coined by The Railway Magazine in its issue of February 1923: "The Big Four of the New Railway Era". The Big Four were: * Great Western Rail ...


RMI-IIOP

17-Jan-2021 12:51:40

RMI-IIOP denotes the Java Remote Method Invocation interface over the Internet Inter-Orb Protocol, which delivers Common Object Request Broker Architecture distributed computing capabilities to the Java platform. It was initially based on two specifications: the Java Language Mapping to OMG IDL, a ...


Bomi County

17-Jan-2021 12:51:41

Bomi is a county in the northwestern portion of the West African nation of Liberia. The county was established in 1984. The county's area is. Bomi is one of 15 counties that comprise the first-level of administrative division in the nation. Tubmanburg serves as the county's capital. The County has ...


Single track (mountain biking)

17-Jan-2021 12:51:43

Singletrack describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike. It contrasts with double-track or fire road which is wide enough for four-wheeled off-road vehicles. It is often smooth and flowing, but may also feature technical rocky sections, go over tree roots, ...


Militia Act of 1808

17-Jan-2021 12:51:45

The Militia Act of 1808 , formally "An act making provision for arming and equipping the whole body of the militia of the United States", enacted April 23, 1808, was legislation enacted by the 10th United States Congress that provided an annual appropriation of $200,000, to provide fundin ...


Pillbox (military)

17-Jan-2021 12:51:46

A pillbox is a type of blockhouse, or concrete dug-in guard post, normally equipped with loopholes through which to fire weapons. It is in effect a trench firing step hardened to protect against small-arms fire and grenades and raised to improve the field of fire. Etymology. The origin of the ter ...


Letter case

17-Jan-2021 12:51:50

Letter case is the distinction between the letters that are in larger upper case and smaller lower case in the written representation of certain languages. The writing systems that distinguish between the upper and lower case have two parallel sets of letters, with each letter in one set usual ...


British occupation of the Jordan Valley

17-Jan-2021 12:51:51

The occupation of the Jordan Valley by the Egyptian Expeditionary Force began in February 1918 during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of World War I. After the Capture of Jericho in February the Auckland Mounted Rifle Regiment began patrolling an area of the Jordan Valley near Jericho at the base ...


Future proof

17-Jan-2021 12:51:51

Future-proofing is the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimizing the effects of shocks and stresses of future events. Future-proofing is used in industries such as electronics, medical industry, industrial design, and more recently, in design for climate change. The p ...


Semidirect product

17-Jan-2021 12:51:51

In mathematics, specifically in group theory, the concept of a semidirect product is a generalization of a direct product. There are two closely related concepts of semidirect product: * an inner semidirect product is a particular way in which a group can be made up of two subgroups, one of whi ...


List of types of websites

17-Jan-2021 12:51:51

The following is a list of types of websites. B. *Blogging E. *Educational *E-commerce *Email *Encyclopedia F. *File hosting service I. *Image sharing M. *Microblogging N. *News O. *Online shopping P. *Payment system *Photo sharing *Project hosting S. *Search engine *Social networking *Soci ...


Backup

17-Jan-2021 12:51:52

In information technology, a backup , or data backup is a copy of computer data taken and stored elsewhere so that it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. The verb form, referring to the process of doing so, is "", whereas the noun and adjective form is "&qu ...


Aiman

17-Jan-2021 12:51:52

* Aiman (TV program) * Aiman Abdallah * Aiman Al Ziyoud * Aiman Al-Hagri * Aiman El-Shewy * Aiman Hakim Ridza * Aiman Khwajah Sultan * Aiman Napoli * Aiman Witjaksono * Al-Muhtadee Billah * Arabic * Ayman * Ayman ibn Ubayd * Brunei * Fakrul Aiman Sidid * Kunya (Arabic) * Moghulistan * Muhammad * Mus ...


Death of Subhas Chandra Bose

17-Jan-2021 12:51:54

The death of Indian nationalist leader Subhas Chandra Bose occurred from third-degree burns on 18 August 1945 after his overloaded Japanese plane crashed in Japanese Taiwan. However, many among his supporters, especially in Bengal, refused at the time, and have refused since, to believe either t ...


Agoura Hills, California

17-Jan-2021 12:51:55

Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its population was 20,330 at the 2010 census and an estimated 20,222 in 2019. It is in the eastern Conejo Valley between the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains. The city is in western Los Angeles County and is bordered to the north b ...


Neil Genzlinger

17-Jan-2021 12:51:58

Neil Genzlinger is an American playwright, editor, book reviewer, and theatre and television critic who frequently writes for The New York Times . Family. Genzlinger is a grandson of the late The Philadelphia Bulletin columnist Don Rose. He has two daughters: Abby, who has Rett syndrome, and E ...