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Organum

27-Nov-2021 03:00:49

Organum is, in general, a plainchant melody with at least one added voice to enhance the harmony, developed in the Middle Ages. Depending on the mode and form of the chant, a supporting bass line may be sung on the same text, the melody may be followed in parallel motion, or a combination of both ...


Lockheed Ventura

27-Nov-2021 03:00:49

The Lockheed Ventura is a twin-engine medium bomber and patrol bomber of World War II. The Ventura first entered combat in Europe as a bomber with the RAF in late 1942. Designated PV-1 by the United States Navy, it entered combat in 1943 in the Pacific. The bomber was also used by the United Sta ...


Praetorian prefect

27-Nov-2021 03:00:50

The praetorian prefect was a high office in the Roman Empire. Originating as the commander of the Praetorian Guard, the office gradually acquired extensive legal and administrative functions, with its holders becoming the Emperor's chief aides. Under Constantine I, the office was much reduced in p ...


Martin Mayer

27-Nov-2021 03:00:50

Martin Prager Mayer was the writer of 35 non-fiction books, including Madison Avenue, U.S.A. , The Schools , The Lawyers , About Television , The Bankers , The Builders , Risky Business: The Collapse of Lloyd's of London , The Bankers: The Next Generation , The Fed , and The Judges . May ...


Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal

27-Nov-2021 03:00:50

The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal is the highest award for atmospheric science of the American Meteorological Society. It is presented to individual scientists, who receive a medal. Named in honor of meteorology and oceanography pioneer Carl-Gustaf Rossby, who was also its second recipient. Pr ...


List of islands by highest point

27-Nov-2021 03:00:51

This is a list of islands in the world ordered by their highest point . It includes all islands with peaks higher than 2,000 m. At the end of this article continental landmasses are also included for comparison. Countries and territories listed are those containing the highest point; other countrie ...


Lebanese Forces – Executive Command

27-Nov-2021 03:00:51

The Lebanese Forces – Executive Command or LFEC , was a splinter group from the Lebanese Forces led by Elie Hobeika, based in the town of Zahlé in the Beqaa valley in the late 1980s. It was initially founded in January 1986 under the title Lebanese Forces – Uprising or LFU , but later cha ...


Viktor Lukashenko

27-Nov-2021 03:00:52

Viktor Aleksandrovich Lukashenko is a Belarusian politician and the eldest son of the Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko. He has been accused of human rights violation and placed on the sanctions lists of the United States and the European Union. Biography. Viktor Lukashenko has graduated ...


Registrar of Companies

27-Nov-2021 03:00:52

A registrar of companies is a public authority which is responsible for managing a companies register. United Kingdom. The Registrar of Companies for England, Wales & Scotland is the official responsible for Companies House, which deals with all filings relating to the Companies Act 1985 to 2006. ...


2009–10 Arsenal F.C. season

27-Nov-2021 03:00:52

The 2009–10 season was the 115th in the history of Arsenal Football Club. It began on 1 July 2009 and concluded on 30 June 2010, with competitive matches played between August and May. The club ended the Premier League campaign in third position, 11 points behind champions Chelsea. In the domestic ...


Alabama sturgeon

27-Nov-2021 03:00:53

The Alabama sturgeon , Scaphirhynchus suttkusi , is a species of sturgeon native to the United States of America and now only believed to exist in of the lower Alabama River. The fish has a distinctive yellowish-orange color, grows to a size of about long and, and is believed to have a lifespan of ...


Joe Biden

27-Nov-2021 03:00:53

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee for the 2020 e ...


Olivia Newton-John 2011 United States Tour

27-Nov-2021 03:00:54

The 2011 United States Tour was the seventeenth concert tour by the Australian singer Olivia Newton-John. The tour went through six dates across the United States. The setlist included the Christmas songs, "Christmas on My Radio" and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", an ...


Bachelorette

27-Nov-2021 03:00:54

Bachelorette is a term used in American English for a single, unmarried woman. The term is derived from the word bachelor , and is often used by journalists, editors of popular magazines, and some individuals. "Bachelorette" was famously the term used to refer to female contestants on t ...


LGBT culture

27-Nov-2021 03:00:54

LGBT culture is a culture shared by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. It is sometimes referred to as queer culture , while the term gay culture may be used to mean "LGBT culture" or to refer specifically to homosexual culture. LGBT culture varies widely by ge ...


Fred Rogers Fairchild

27-Nov-2021 03:00:55

Fred Rogers Fairchild was an American economist and educator. Fairchild was born in Crete, Nebraska. His father was Arthur Babbitt Fairchild, a descendant of Thomas Fairchild who settled in New England in 1639. He was a brother of Henry Pratt Fairchild, a sociologist and educator. Fairchild attend ...


United States Fleet Forces Command

27-Nov-2021 03:00:55

The United States Fleet Forces Command is a service component command of the United States Navy that provides naval forces to a wide variety of U.S. forces. The naval resources may be allocated to Combatant Commanders such as United States Northern Command under the authority of the Secretary of D ...


University of Manchester

27-Nov-2021 03:00:56

The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester. The University of Manchester is a red brick university, a product of the ...


Hangzhou

27-Nov-2021 03:00:56

Hangzhou , also romanized as Hangchow , is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang, People's Republic of China. It sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay, which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal and has been one of the most reno ...


Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

27-Nov-2021 03:00:56

The Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a contemporary art center in San Francisco, California, US, and part of the California College of the Arts. The Wattis Institute was established in 1998. It holds exhibitions, lectures, and symposia, releases publications, and runs a residency program, ...


Liberal Party of Australia

27-Nov-2021 03:00:57

The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party. It was founded in 1944 as the successor to the United Australia Party. The Liberal Party is the largest and d ...


Clarisonic

27-Nov-2021 03:00:57

Clarisonic , or Pacific Bioscience Laboratories, Inc., is a company based in Redmond, Washington that produces the Clarisonic line of skin care products. The company was sold to L'Oreal in 2011. Availability. Clarisonic products are available to spa owners, physicians and consumers. The brand is a ...


TV One (Sri Lankan TV channel)

27-Nov-2021 03:00:58

TV 1 is a Sri Lankan general entertainment television channel which provides English and Sinhalese content aimed at the youth market. Founded in 1992 as MTV Newsvision, it was one of Sri Lanka's first privately owned television channels. Its sister channel MTV was renamed Sirasa TV in June 1998 an ...


Polyethylene

27-Nov-2021 03:00:58

Polyethylene or polythene is the most common plastic in use today. It is a linear, man-made, addition, homo-polymer, primarily used for packaging., over 100 million tonnes of polyethylene resins are being produced annually, accounting for 34% of the total plastics market. Many kinds of polyethyl ...


2006 Malaysian Grand Prix

27-Nov-2021 03:00:58

The 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Sepang International Circuit in Selangor, Malaysia on 19 March 2006. The 56-lap race was the second round of the 2006 Formula One season and the eighth running of the Malaysian Grand Prix as a World Championship race. It was wo ...