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Francis Fukuyama (1992) Source : The End of History and the Last Man (1992), publ. Penguin.
Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show , and Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report , paid tribute to Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple, on Thursday night after he died on Wednesday. In the segments, Mr.
The 2006 Ontario terrorism case refers to the plotting of a series of attacks against targets in Southern Ontario , Canada, and the June 2, 2006, counter-terrorism raids in and around the Greater Toronto Area that resulted in the arrest of 18 people (the " Toronto 18 ") found to be Al-Qaeda members of an Islamic terrorist cell . They were accused of planning to detonate truck bombs, to open fire in a crowded area, and to storm the Canadian Broadcasting Centre , the Canadian Parliament building, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) headquarters, and the parliamentary Peace Tower to take hostages and to behead the Prime Minister and other leaders. Following the jury trial in June 2010, a comprehensive presentation of the case and the evidence obtained from court exhibits previously restricted was presented by Isabel Teotonio of the Toronto Star. [ 1 ] It contains the details on guilty pleas and convictions.
Etruria —usually referred to in Greek and Latin source texts as Tyrrhenia ( Greek : Τυρρηνία ) —was a region of Central Italy , located in an area that covered part of what now are Tuscany , Latium , and Umbria . A particularly noteworthy work dealing with Etruscan locations is D.
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In the fictional Marvel Comics universe , the X-Mansion is the common name for Professor Xavier 's mansion. It is the base of operations and training site of the X-Men and the location of a school for mutant teenagers , the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning , formerly Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters . [ 1 ] It is also the worldwide headquarters of the X-Corporation .
Washoe Washoe (c. September 1965 – October 30, 2007) was a female common chimpanzee who was the first non-human to learn to communicate using American Sign Language , as part of a research experiment on animal language acquisition . [ 1 ]
Orléans is the name used by several branches of the Royal House of France, all descended in the legitimate male line from the dynasty 's founder, Hugh Capet . It became a tradition during France's ancien régime for the duchy of Orléans to be granted as an appanage to a younger (usually the second surviving) son of the king. While each of the Orléans branches thus descended from a junior prince, they were always among the king's nearest relations in the male line, sometimes aspiring and sometimes succeeding to the throne itself.
Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni Sung in Italian with German surtitles Premiere on 22 July 2009 - 9.15 p.m., Floating Stage
Ever wondered how it feels like to hallucinate? Me too! It’s just that I never wanted to use any illegal substances, and nor should you.
Tardigrades (commonly known as waterbears or moss piglets ) [ 2 ] are small, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs. They are notable for being one of the most complex of all known polyextremophiles . (An extremophile is an organism that can thrive in a physically or geochemically extreme condition that would be detrimental to most life on Earth . [ 3 ] [ 4 ] )
The Vanguard class are the Royal Navy 's nuclear ballistic missile submarines ( SSBN ), each armed with up to 16 Trident II missiles .
The United Kingdom relies on four Vanguard -class submarines to provide its nuclear deterrent. The submarine can carry 16 Trident II SLBMs , a ballistic missile armed with nuclear warheads with a range of 7000 miles (11265.41KM). The submarine does not have to refuel as she runs on a nuclear reactor and could theoretically remain underwater, circling the globe for approximately 20 years.
Dead Hand ( Russian : Система «Периметр» , Systema "Perimetr"), [ 1 ] known also as Perimeter , [ 2 ] is a Cold-War -era nuclear-control system used by the Soviet Union .