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Terra Formars - Wikipedia. Plot[edit] In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists are tasked with terraforming the planet. Their goal is to seed the planet with a modified algae to absorb sunlight and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches, whose corpses spread the algae across the planet as they feed. Five hundred years later, the first manned ship to Mars lands and its six crew members are attacked by giant mutated humanoid cockroaches with incredible physical strength, later labeled "Terraformars"; the crew is wiped out after sending a warning back to Earth.

Two years later, BUGS II, a multinational expedition of genetically modified humans, is sent to collect 10 samples of both sexes of roaches, and exterminate the mutated bugs to take control of the red planet. The third expedition ends with most of its crew members killed as well, be it by fighting the Terraformars, or amongst themselves in the multi-sided conflict between the various factions aboard the ship, each with own opposing interests. Nancy Mitford Books | Folio Biography. 'A light - she was like a light… you couldn't imagine what she was like unless you were with her' Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire Bright Young Thing The eldest child of Baron and Lady Redesdale (‘Farve’ and ‘Muv’) Nancy grew up in Asthall Manor, Oxfordshire.

With her five sisters and brother she hunted with the hounds and took part in the life of the country gentry. Their parents were benignly neglectful and though the girls often longed to go to school they remained largely without formal education. At 17 Nancy was thrown a debutante ball in London. The Pursuit of Love Though a successful author and the talk of the tabloid press, Nancy was unlucky in love.

Despite the success of two further Nancy Mitford books (Christmas Pudding (1932) and Wigs on the Green (1935), which satirised her sister Diana’s embracing of fascism) Nancy's finances were in tatters and her family largely absent (Diana was in prison, Jessica was in America and Unity incapacitated by her suicide attempt). Nancy Mitford - Wikipedia. Nancy Freeman-Mitford CBE (28 November 1904 – 30 June 1973), known as Nancy Mitford,[n 1] was an English novelist, biographer and journalist.

One of the renowned Mitford sisters and one of the "Bright Young People" on the London social scene in the inter-war years, she is best remembered for her novels about upper-class life in England and France and for her sharp and often provocative wit. She also established a reputation for herself as a writer of popular historical biographies. Mitford enjoyed a privileged childhood as the eldest daughter of the Hon. David Freeman-Mitford, later 2nd Baron Redesdale. Educated privately, she had no training as a writer before publishing her first novel in 1931.

This early effort and the three that followed it created little stir; it was her two semi-autobiographical postwar novels, The Pursuit of Love (1945) and Love in a Cold Climate (1949), that established her reputation. Life[edit] Family background and connections[edit] Ancestry[edit] Writings[edit] Love in a Cold Climate - Wikipedia. Love in a Cold Climate is a novel by Nancy Mitford, first published in 1949.

The title is a direct quotation from George Orwell's novel Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936). Plot summary[edit] Love in a Cold Climate is a companion volume to The Pursuit of Love. The time frame of Love in a Cold Climate is the same as The Pursuit of Love, but the focus is on a different set of characters. Fanny receives an invitation to visit the Montdores at Hampton, their country house upon the family's return from India. Polly's place in the family is filled by the heir to Lord Montdore's entailed fortune and title, Cedric Hampton.

Fanny, as a regular visitor to the Montdores, shares with her readers all of the activities of the Montdore household and Cedric soon becomes one of her close friends. Characters[edit] Sequel[edit] Don't Tell Alfred (1960) is a sequel to the novel giving further insight into the married life of Fanny and Alfred. In popular culture[edit] Television adaptations[edit]

Keep the Aspidistra Flying - Wikipedia. Keep the Aspidistra Flying, first published in 1936, is a socially critical novel by George Orwell. It is set in 1930s London. The main theme is Gordon Comstock's romantic ambition to defy worship of the money-god and status, and the dismal life that results. Background[edit] Two aspidistra plants – "The types he saw all round him, especially the older men, made him squirm. Orwell wrote the book in 1934 and 1935 when he was living at various locations near Hampstead in London, and drew on his experiences in these and the preceding few years. In 1932 Orwell took a job as a teacher in a small school in West London. In October 1934, after nine months at his home in Southwold, Orwell's aunt Nellie Limouzin found him a job as a part-time assistant in Booklovers' Corner, a second-hand bookshop in Hampstead run by Francis and Myfanwy Westrope.

By the end of February 1935 he had moved into a flat in Parliament Hill; his landlady, Rosalind Obermeyer, was studying at the University of London. Nancy Mitford Books | Folio Biography. Syndicalism and Anarchism. Syndicalism and Anarchism - Peter Kropotkin. Marxists Internet Archive.

Anarchism and Anarcho-Syndicalism by Rudolf Rocker. Rudolf Rocker Reference Archive Contents: Ideology of AnarchismHistory of Anarchist Philosophy from Lao-Tse to KropotkinThe Origins of Anarcho-SyndicalismSocialism and Anarcho-Syndicalism in FranceThe Role of the Trade Unions: Anarcho-Syndicalist ViewThe Struggle In Germany and SpainThe Political Struggle: Anarcho-Syndicalist ViewAnarcho-Syndicalism Since the First World War Ideology of Anarchism Anarchism is a definite intellectual current of social thought, whose adherents advocate the abolition of economic monopolies and of all political and social coercive institutions within society. In place of the capitalist economic order, Anarchists would have a free association of all productive forces based upon cooperative labour, which would have for its sole purpose the satisfying of the necessary requirements of every member of society.

In common with Liberalism, Anarchism represents the idea that the happiness and prosperity of the individual must be the standard in all social matters. 1. These 25 quotes take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mind - ScienceAlert. Over the years, Albert Einstein's name has become synonymous with genius. In his lifetime, Einstein changed the world, describing the workings of reality better than anyone since Isaac Newton and revealing the capabilities of the atom bomb. In 1999, Time named him Person of the Century. Here are 25 of Einstein's most telling quotes; each will take you inside the mind of the legend. On authority "Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

" [The Curious History of Relativity] On scope "Nature shows us only the tail of the lion. [Smithsonian, February 1979] On politics "I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever. " [The Yale Book of Quotations] On certainty "As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. " On humility On relativity On his growth [Letter, 1954] On life. Businessinsider. Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud/Reuters A decade ago, Magnus Carlsen, who at the time was only 13 years old, created a sensation in the chess world when he defeated former world champion Anatoly Karpov at a chess tournament in Reykjavik, Iceland, and the next day played then-top-rated Garry Kasparov—who is widely regarded as the best chess player of all time—to a draw.

Carlsen’s subsequent rise to chess stardom was meteoric: grandmaster status later in 2004; a share of first place in the Norwegian Chess Championship in 2006; youngest player ever to reach World No. 1 in 2010; and highest-rated player in history in 2012. What explains this sort of spectacular success? What makes someone rise to the top in music, games, sports, business, or science? This question is the subject of one of psychology’s oldest debates. Illustration by Robert Neubecker. These findings filtered their way into pop culture. What are these other factors? Take the example of intelligence, as measured by IQ. Extreme weather likely behind worst recorded mangrove dieback in northern Australia. One of the worst instances of mangrove forest dieback ever recorded globally struck Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria in the summer of 2015-16. A combination of extreme temperatures, drought and lowered sea levels likely caused this dieback, according to our investigation published in the journal Marine and Freshwater Research.

The dieback, which coincided with the Great Barrier Reef’s worst ever bleaching event, affected 1,000km of coastline between the Roper River in the Northern Territory and Karumba in Queensland. About 7,400 hectares, or 6%, of the gulf’s mangrove forest had died. Losses were most severe in the NT, where around 5,500ha of mangroves suffered dieback. Some of the gulf’s many catchments, such as the Robinson and McArthur rivers, lost up to 26% of their mangroves. The gulf, a remote but valuable place The Gulf of Carpentaria is a continuous sweep of wide tidal wetlands fringed by mangroves, meandering estuaries, creeks and beaches.

Mysterious patterns in the dieback. How to Be a Man. For approximately 80 years, the notion of what a man should be like has been heavily influenced by the idea of ‘cool’. The cast of seductively cool figures includes: Humphrey Bogart Jean-Paul Belmondo (in A bout de souffle) Marcello Mastroianni (especially in La Dolce Vita) James Bond (particularly as played by Sean Connery) Bob Dylan Ryan Gosling and Benedict Cumberbatch The cool man doesn’t try too hard, you don’t see them floundering about in a panic – but they succeed anyway. The essential characteristic of the cool man is an aura of invulnerability, well handled: without any showing off or bragging. When the house is on fire, the cool man doesn’t scream or call the fire brigade; ‘temperature’s rising, baby’, he quips to his current girlfriend as she emerges from the shower.

This is what, as a man, one is supposed to be like. And – perhaps daily – this model of manhood tortures us with the gap between its ideals – and our reality. The warm man does not put out many fires by himself. Works of Dorothy L Sayers. This is (the beginnings of) a complete list of all the published works of Dorothy L Sayers, in print and on audio or video tape/DVD. Where they are still in print, a publisher and list price are given. DLS wrote so much, and her works have been republished so many times, that there are bound to be some omissions from this list.

If you know of any additional titles or editions not listed, please let us know. Books Where originally published in a different edition from that shown, the date of first publication is given in italics. Video Tapes and DVD Audio Tapes. Derinkuyu- the ancient underground city was discovered beneath a house in 1963. In 1963, a man in the Nevşehir Province of Turkey knocked down a wall of his home, and behind it, he discovered a mysterious room.

This room led to a tunnel which led to an incredible discovery: the ancient underground city of Derinkuyu. This underground city is neither the largest nor oldest, but its 18 stories make it the deepest. Extending to a depth of approximately 60 m (200 feet), it is large enough to have sheltered approximately 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores. It was most likely used as a giant bunker to protect its inhabitants from either war or natural disaster and could be closed from the inside with large stone doors and each floor could be closed off separately. The elaborate subterranean network included discrete entrances, ventilation shafts, wells, and connecting passageways. It remained hidden for centuries. A visual depiction of Derinkuyu in Anatolia, Turkey. source A passage in the Underground City. source Photos found here.

Astronomers have investigated a weird, isolated planet-like object - ScienceAlert. Back in 2012, astronomers spotted a perplexing isolated object in our galactic neighbourhood - an object more massive than Jupiter, that looked very much like one of the closest rogue planets we'd ever found. The only problem was, it wasn't like any rogue planet we'd previously seen. Now scientists has investigated the strange object, known as CFBDSIR 2149-0403, and found evidence that it might not actually be a planet after all, and it's more 'rogue' than we expected.

Although most planets are found neatly orbiting a host star, in recent years it's becoming increasingly common for scientists to detect the occasional 'rogue planet' - a planet that's either been kicked out of its star system, or never had one in the first place, and is now orbiting the entire galaxy. When researchers found CFBDSIR 2149-0403 back in 2012, they were particularly excited, as it appeared to be the closest rogue planet we'd ever detected, at just a little over 100 light-years away.

Rare earth element. A rare earth element (REE) or rare earth metal (REM), as defined by IUPAC, is one of a set of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, specifically the fifteen lanthanides, as well as scandium and yttrium. Scandium and yttrium are considered rare earth elements because they tend to occur in the same ore deposits as the lanthanides and exhibit similar chemical properties. Rare earth elements are cerium (Ce), dysprosium (Dy), erbium (Er), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd), holmium (Ho), lanthanum (La), lutetium (Lu), neodymium (Nd), praseodymium (Pr), promethium (Pm), samarium (Sm), scandium (Sc), terbium (Tb), thulium (Tm), ytterbium (Yb) and yttrium (Y).

Despite their name, rare earth elements are – with the exception of the radioactive promethium – relatively plentiful in Earth’s crust, with cerium being the 25th most abundant element at 68 parts per million, or as abundant as copper. Discovery and early history Origin Geological distribution Global rare earth production. Notepad++ And VLC Issues An Update After Vault7 Documents Leak. On the 7th of Match 2017, the Wikileaks has made most possibly the biggest data leak ever about CIA, in a series of documents which are code-named “Vault 7”. In this documents, there are details about the existence of a huge cyber espionage campaign but also show how the agency used zero days security flaws in Windows, MacOS, iPhones, Linux, and Android devices, There are several other popular software including Notepad and video player VLC.

The VLC player has issued an official statement regarding this topic but the Notepad++ has released patches as their name was first on the list of softwares used by the CIA to target Windows users. Notepad++ statement: In its official blog post Notepad++ said the following: The issue of hijacked DLL concerns scilexer.dll on compromised PC, which is then replaced by a modified scilexer.dll built by CIA. Otherwise, there are a lot of enhancements and bug fixes which improve your Notepad++ experience. Image source: Hackread. Michael Tsarion. Michael Tsarion. Arba - Wikipedia. Anak - Wikipedia. The Twelve Spies - Wikipedia. Nephilim. These are the biggest mysteries about marijuana that researchers are still trying to solve - ScienceAlert. As a 29-Year-Old Cancer Patient, I Find Paul Ryan’s Argument Against Health Insurance Appalling - Motherboard. How Tiny RFID Tagging Chips Will Change Our Lives.

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