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Thomas Spert

28-Sep-2022 03:48:59

Sir Thomas Spert was a mariner who reached the rank of vice admiral in service to King Henry VIII of England. He was sailing master of the flagships Mary Rose and Henry Grace a Dieu . He served as the first Master of Trinity House, the private corporation for maritime affairs in London. Spert I ...


Laseron Islands

28-Sep-2022 03:48:59

The Laseron Islands are a chain of small ice-capped and rocky islands lying east of Cape Denison in Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica. They were discovered by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition under Douglas Mawson, who named them for Charles F. Laseron, taxidermist with the expedition. ...


Tim Benjamin

28-Sep-2022 03:49:00

Tim Benjamin is an Anglo-French composer. He won the Stephen Oliver Trust's Prize for Contemporary Opera, for his first opera The Bridge . Biography. Tim Benjamin was born in 1975, grew up in North London and attended Christ's Hospital school. He studied composition at the Royal Northern Colleg ...


Arkady Renko

28-Sep-2022 03:49:00

Arkady Renko is a fictional detective who is the central character of nine novels by the American writer Martin Cruz Smith. Character timeline. In Gorky Park , the first novel, he is a chief investigator for the Soviet Militsiya in Moscow, where he is in charge of homicide investigations. In the ...


One-man band

28-Sep-2022 03:49:01

A one-man band is a musician who plays a number of instruments simultaneously using their hands, feet, limbs, and various mechanical or electronic contraptions. One-man bands also often sing while they perform. The simplest type of "one-man band" is a singer accompanying themselves on a ...


Sawbridgeworth

28-Sep-2022 03:49:04

Sawbridgeworth is a small town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, close to the border with Essex. It is east of Hertford and north of Epping. Geology. Underlying the town at some depth is the London Clay stratum, with a thick layer of Boulder clay laid down during the ice ages, including ...


Abd al Malik (rapper)

28-Sep-2022 03:49:05

Abd al Malik , born Régis Fayette-Mikano , is a French rapper and spoken word artist of Congolese origin. He has also authored books in French, and directed a film adaptation of one of his books. Beginnings. Régis Fayette-Mikano was born in the 14th arrondissement in Paris in 1975, the son of a ...


Mobile phone jammer

28-Sep-2022 03:49:07

A mobile phone jammer or blocker is a device which deliberately transmits signals on the same radio frequencies as mobile phones, disrupting the communication between the phone and the cell-phone base station, effectively disabling mobile phones within the range of the jammer, preventing them fr ...


List of United States local bus agencies by ridership

28-Sep-2022 03:49:07

The following is a list of local bus agencies in the United States, ranked by ridership . All figures are unlinked passenger trips for the stated time period and come from the American Public Transportation Association's Quarterly "Public Transportation Ridership Reports". APTA List. The ...


Flip-flops

28-Sep-2022 03:49:08

Flip-flops are a type of sandal, typically worn as a form of casual wear. They consist of a flat sole held loosely on the foot by a Y-shaped strap known as a toe thong that passes between the first and second toes and around both sides of the foot or can be a hard base with a strap across all the ...


Institute of Biosciences and Technology

28-Sep-2022 03:49:12

The Institute of Biosciences and Technology , a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center represents the Texas A&M University System, one of the two main Texas state university systems, in the state's and world's largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center, in Houston, Texas. The instit ...


Mahlon Haines

28-Sep-2022 03:49:12

Mahlon Nathaniel Haines was a well-known businessman and philanthropist in York, Pennsylvania. Haines arrived in York in 1905 where he became very successful at selling shoes. Referred to as the "Shoe Wizard", Haines shared his wealth with his community and employees. A local residential ...


Roommate

28-Sep-2022 03:49:12

A roommate is a person with whom one shares a living facility such as a room or dormitory except when being family or romantically involved. Similar terms include dormmate , suitemate , housemate , or flatmate . Flatmate is the term most commonly used in New Zealand, when referring to the ...


Abkhazians

28-Sep-2022 03:49:14

Abkhazians , or Abkhaz , are a Northwest Caucasian ethnic group, mainly living in Abkhazia, a disputed region on the Black Sea coast. A large Abkhaz diaspora population resides in Turkey, the origins of which lie in the population movements from the Caucasus in the late 19th century. Many Abkhaz a ...


Providencia, Chile

28-Sep-2022 03:49:15

Providencia is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. Part of Greater Santiago, it is bordered by the communes of Santiago to the west, Recoleta to the northwest, Las Condes and Vitacura to the northeast, La Reina to the east, and Ñuñoa to the south. Provi ...


William Selby

28-Sep-2022 03:49:15

William Selby was an early American composer, organist and choirmaster. Born in England, he emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts. In 1774 he became the organist at Trinity Church, Newport. Three years later, Selby became organist at King's Chapel in Boston where he organized the first colonial music ...


David O'Connor (Egyptologist)

28-Sep-2022 03:49:16

David Bourke O’Connor is a retired Australian-American Egyptologist who primarily worked in the fields of Ancient Egypt and Nubia. O’Connor is the Lila Acheson Wallace Professor Emeritus at New York University’s Institute of Fine Art, the Curator Emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania’ ...


Sunrise Boulevard (Broward County)

28-Sep-2022 03:49:18

Sunrise Boulevard is a long east-west highway serving central Broward County mostly designated State Road 838 . The road begins at an interchange with the Sawgrass Expressway in Sunrise and continues east to North Ocean Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, next to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. For in do ...


Bank Central Asia

28-Sep-2022 03:49:19

PT Bank Central Asia Tbk , commonly known as Bank Central Asia is an Indonesian bank founded on 21 February 1957. The Asian financial crisis in 1997 had a tremendous impact on Indonesia's entire banking system. In particular, it affected BCA's cash flow and even threatened its survival. A bank ru ...


Harrison Osterfield

28-Sep-2022 03:49:20

Harrison Osterfield is an English actor and model. His first credited role is in George Clooney's show Catch-22 , where he plays a background character, Snowden. Osterfield has had similar roles as an extra on Chaos Walking . Biography. Harrison was born in England. He attended Caterham School ...


Alexandre Pato

28-Sep-2022 03:49:21

Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva , commonly known as Alexandre Pato or just Pato , is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for São Paulo. Pato began his career as a youth player for Internacional in 2000, making his debut in 2006 at age 16. He went on to score 12 goals in 27 a ...


Keydata Corporation

28-Sep-2022 03:49:22

Keydata Corporation was one of the first companies in the time-sharing business in the 1960s. It was the brainchild of Charles W. Adams, an entrepreneur who had founded "Adams Associates" who were best remembered as the authors of computer equipment surveys during this period. Keydata wa ...


Derwent Reservoir (North East England)

28-Sep-2022 03:49:22

Derwent Reservoir is a reservoir on the River Derwent, on the border between County Durham and Northumberland, in England. It is west of Consett. It is one of the biggest inland waters in England. It is 3.5 miles and covers an area of 4 km² and has a maximum depth of 100 ft and when full, holds 1 ...


Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd

28-Sep-2022 03:49:24

Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd was Prince of Gwynedd from 1170 to 1195. For a time he ruled jointly with his brothers Maelgwn ab Owain Gwynedd and Rhodri ab Owain Gwynedd. Dafydd was the son of Owain Gwynedd by Cristin ferch Goronwy ab Owain. Since Owain and Cristin were first cousins, the marriage was n ...


Karyotype

28-Sep-2022 03:49:25

Karyotyping is the process by which photographs of chromosomes are taken in order to determine the chromosome complement of an individual, including the number of chromosomes and any abnormalities. The term is also used for the complete set of chromosomes in a species or in an individual organism ...