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Senior staff sergeant

19-Jan-2022 17:26:00

Senior staff sergeant is a non-commissioned rank in the Singapore Police Force and St. John Brigade Singapore. Organisations. St. John Brigade Singapore. The rank of Senior staff sergeant was implemented in 2010 and replaced the rank of cadet leader. It is the highest rank attainable by adult a ...


AWAKE

19-Jan-2022 17:26:00

The AWAKE facility at CERN is a proof-of-principle experiment, which investigates wakefield plasma acceleration using a proton bunch as a driver, a world-wide first. It aims to accelerate a low-energy witness bunch of electrons from 15-20 MeV to several GeV over a short distance by creating a high ...


Hadash

19-Jan-2022 17:26:02

Hadash , an acronym for HaHazit HaDemokratit LeShalom uLeShivion ; al-Jabhah ad-Dimuqrāṭiyyah lis-Salām wa'l-Musāwah) is a left to far-left political coalition in Israel formed by the Israeli Communist Party and other leftist groups. Background. The party was formed on 15 March 1977 when th ...


Zoo

19-Jan-2022 17:26:02

A zoo is a facility in which animals are housed within enclosures, cared for, displayed to the public, and in some cases bred. The term "zoological garden" refers to zoology, the study of animals. The term is derived from the Greek ζώον, 'zoon', "animal," and the suffix -λ ...


Non-commissioned officer

19-Jan-2022 17:26:02

A non-commissioned officer is a military officer who has not earned a commission. Non-commissioned officers usually obtain their position of authority by promotion through the enlisted ranks. In contrast, commissioned officers usually enter directly from a military academy, Officer Candidate Schoo ...


Jil Sander

19-Jan-2022 17:26:03

Heidemarie Jiline "Jil" Sander is a minimalist German fashion designer and the founder of the Jil Sander fashion house. Biography. Early life and education. Sander studied at Krefeld School of Textiles and was a foreign exchange student at the University of California, Los Angeles. Af ...


John Smyth

19-Jan-2022 17:26:04

* John Ferdinand Smyth Stuart * John George Smyth (1815–1869) * John Paterson Smyth * John Rowland Smyth * John Smith (disambiguation) * John Smyth (1748–1811) * John Smyth (Baptist minister) * John Smyth (Master of Pembroke) * John Smyth (barrister) * John Smyth (footballer) * John Smyth (minis ...


Staff sergeant

19-Jan-2022 17:26:04

Staff sergeant is a rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of several countries. It is also a police rank in some police services. History of title. In origin, certain senior sergeants were assigned to administrative, supervisory, or other specialist duties as part of the staff ...


Steven Nelson

19-Jan-2022 17:26:04

Steven Nelson is an American football cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He played college football at Oregon State. Early years. Nelson attended Northside High School in Warner Robins, Georgia. As a senior, he had seven interceptions on defense and seven punt ...


The Beginning Place

19-Jan-2022 17:26:05

The Beginning Place is a short novel by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin, written in 1980. It was subsequently published under the title Threshold in 1986. The story's genre is a mixture of realism and fantasy literature. The novel's epigraph "What river is this through which the Ganges fl ...


Speedo

19-Jan-2022 17:26:05

Speedo International Ltd. is a distributor of swimwear and swim-related accessories based in Nottingham, England. They have roots in Australia but are no longer manufactured in Australia. Founded in Sydney, Australia, in 1914 by Alexander MacRae, a British emigrant, the industry-leading company is ...


Tarot of Marseilles

19-Jan-2022 17:26:05

The Tarot of Marseilles or Tarot of Marseille , also widely known by the French designation Tarot de Marseille , is one of the standard patterns for the design of tarot cards. It is a pattern from which many subsequent tarot decks derive. Origins. 's research led him to conclude that the Tarot ...


Staff sergeant

19-Jan-2022 17:26:05

Staff sergeant is a rank of non-commissioned officer used in the armed forces of several countries. It is also a police rank in some police services. History of title. In origin, certain senior sergeants were assigned to administrative, supervisory, or other specialist duties as part of the staff ...


Flamethrower

19-Jan-2022 17:26:05

A flamethrower is a mechanical incendiary device designed to project a controllable stream of fire. First deployed by the Greeks in the 1st century AD, flamethrowers saw use in modern times during World War I, and more widely in World War II. Most military flamethrowers use liquid fuel, typically ...


Personal Handy-phone System

19-Jan-2022 17:26:07

The Personal Handy-phone System , also marketed as the Personal Communication Telephone in Thailand, and the Personal Access System and commercially branded as Xiaolingtong in Mainland China, is a mobile network system operating in the 1880–1930 MHz frequency band, used mainly in Japan, Chi ...


Yujing District

19-Jan-2022 17:26:08

Yujing District is a rural district in eastern Tainan, Taiwan. It is famous for its cultivation of mangoes. After a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit southern Taiwan in March 2010, pillars were severely damaged at Yujing Junior High School forcing school officials to cancel some classes. History. Yuji ...


Dan DiDio

19-Jan-2022 17:26:08

Dan DiDio is an American writer, editor, and publisher who has worked in the television and comic book industries. From February 2010 until February 2020, he was the co–publisher of DC Comics, along with Jim Lee. Wizard magazine recognized him as its first ever "Man of the Year" in 2 ...


Awash, Ethiopia

19-Jan-2022 17:26:08

Awash Subah' Town Administration is a market town in central Ethiopia. Located in Administrative Zone 3 of the Afar Region, above a gorge on the Awash River, after which the town is named, the town lies on the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, which crosses the gorge by a bridge there. It is the la ...


Three wishes joke

19-Jan-2022 17:26:09

The three wishes joke is a joke format in which a character is given three wishes by a supernatural being, and fails to make the best use of them. Common scenarios include releasing a genie from a lamp, catching and agreeing to release a mermaid or magical fish; or crossing paths with the devil. T ...


Major League Baseball All-Century Team

19-Jan-2022 17:26:09

In 1999, the Major League Baseball All-Century Team was chosen by popular vote of fans. To select the team, a panel of experts first compiled a list of the 100 greatest Major League Baseball players from the past century. Over two million fans then voted on the players using paper and online ballo ...


Scott Monument

19-Jan-2022 17:26:10

The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the second largest monument to a writer in the world after the José Martí monument in Havana. It stands in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, opposite the Jenners department store on Princes Street and ...


Nuclear weapon design

19-Jan-2022 17:26:10

Nuclear weapon designs are physical, chemical, and engineering arrangements that cause the physics package of a nuclear weapon to detonate. There are three existing basic design types: * pure fission weapons , the simplest and least technically demanding, were the first nuclear weapons built and ...


Type foundry

19-Jan-2022 17:26:10

A type foundry is a company that designs or distributes typefaces. Before desktop publishing, type foundries manufactured and sold metal and wood typefaces and matrices for line-casting machines like the Linotype and Monotype machines designed to be used with letterpress printers. Today's digital ...


The Cinema Travellers

19-Jan-2022 17:26:11

The Cinema Travellers is a 2016 documentary film about the travelling cinemas of India, directed by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya. The film is produced by Cave Pictures, India, a company co-founded by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya in 2015. It was pitched at the 2013 Sheffield Doc/Fest ...


High-speed rail in Italy

19-Jan-2022 17:26:11

High-speed rail in Italy consists of two lines connecting most of the country's major cities. The first line connects Turin to Salerno via Milan, Bologna, Florence, Rome and Naples, the second runs from Turin to Venice via Milan, and is under construction in parts. Trains are operated with a top s ...