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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The ornate ghost pipefish or harlequin ghost pipefish, Solenostomus paradoxus, is a pipefish of the family Solenostomidae found in the Western Pacific and the Indian ocean along reef edges prone to strong currents. They reach a maximum length of 12 cm. They vary in color from red, yellow to black and are almost transparent. They feed mostly on mysids and benthic shrimp. Females carry the eggs in their pelvic fins that are modified to form a brood pouch. Pipefishes or pipe-fishes (Syngnathinae) are a subfamily of small fishes, which, together with the seahorses, form the family Syngnathidae. Pipefish look like straight-bodied seahorses with tiny mouths. The name is derived from the peculiar form of their snout, which is like a long tube, ending in a narrow and small mouth which opens upwards and is toothless. The body and tail are long, thin, and snake-like.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Kennedy & His Times is a 1985 American television miniseries directed by Marvin J. Chomsky. The film was released in three parts and depicts the life of Robert F. Kennedy. Marvin J. Chomsky (born May 23, 1929) is an American television and film director. He has also worked as a producer. He is a cousin of academic Noam Chomsky. Born in New York City, Chomsky graduated from Syracuse University in 1950. His early jobs in the motion picture and television industries included work as an art director, set decorator, and producer. His feature film directing credits include Evel Knievel and Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Waseda University R.F.C. was founded in 1918. It is one of the top rugby union clubs for students in Japan, together with Kanto Gakuin University RFC, Keio University RFC and Doshisha University RFC.It is the representative club of Waseda University and has produced many players for the Japan national rugby union team.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yvonne Brewster, O.B.E. is a stage director, teacher and writer. Born in Jamaica, Yvonne Brewster went to the UK to study drama in the mid-fifties at the Rose Bruford College and the Royal Academy of Music. She returned to Jamaica to teach Drama and she also jointly founded The Barn-Jamaica's first professional theatre company. Upon her return to England she worked extensively in radio, television, and directing for Stage Productions. In 1985 she jointly founded Talawa Theatre Company with Mona Hammond and Carmen Munroe using funding from the Greater London Council. In 1993, she was awarded an Order of the British Empire for Services to the Arts in the Queen's New Years Honours list; and in 2001 she was granted an honorary Doctorate from the Open University. She published her memoirs titled The Undertaker's Daughter in 2004.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Opuntia insularis is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. This endangered species is endemic to the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador), where restricted to Fernandina and Isabela. A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses or cactus) is a member of the New World plant family Cactaceae. Their distinctive appearance is a result of adaptions to conserve water in dry and/or hot environments. In most species, the stem has evolved to become photosynthetic and succulent, while the leaves have evolved into spines. Many species are used for ornamental plants, and some are also grown for fodder, forage, fruits, cochineal, and other uses.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Opuntia echios is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. It is endemic to the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) and is commonly known as the Galapagos prickly pear, but there are five other species of prickly pears that also are endemic to the archipelago (O. galapageia, O. helleri, O. insularis, O. megasperma and O. saxicola). Opuntia echios var. zacana is a small variety There are five varieties of Opuntia echios, each with a different appearance and distribution: Opuntia echios var. echios on the islands of Santa Cruz, Baltra, Daphne Major and South Plaza, Opuntia echios var. barringtonensis on Santa Fe, Opuntia echios var. gigantea near Academy Bay on Santa Cruz, Opuntia echios var. inermis on the Sierra Negra Volcano on Isabela and Opuntia echios var. zacana on North Seymour.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Pan-Islamism ( ) is a political movement advocating the unity of Muslims under one Islamic state - often a Caliphate. As a form of religious nationalism, Pan-Islamism differentiates itself from other pan-nationalistic ideologies, for example Pan-Arabism, by excluding culture and ethnicity as primary factors towards unification.The concept of mujahideen volunteer Islamist fighters is closely related to pan-Islamic thought. Mujahideen may come from all over the Islamic world to assist in a conflict that they deem to be religiously important.
Adrien Douady (* 25. September 1935 in La Tronche; 2. November 2006 bei Saint-Raphael in der Provence) war ein franzosischer Mathematiker, der sich unter anderem mit dynamischen Systemen beschaftigte. Douady wurde 1965 bei Henri Cartan an der Universitat Paris mit der Dissertation Le probleme des modules pour les sous-espaces analytiques compacts d'un espace analytique donne. Annales Inst.Fourier, Bd.16, 1966, S.1-95) promoviert. Am Anfang seiner Karriere beschaftigte er sich mit analytischer Geometrie im Sinne von Henri Cartan (Theorie mehrerer komplexer Variabler) und war Mitglied von Bourbaki. Spater wechselte er das Arbeitsgebiet und beschaftigte sich mit dynamischen Systemen, insbesondere mit der Iteration komplexer Funktionen (holomorphe Dynamik), die zu fraktalen Gebilden wie der Julia-Menge fuhren. Hier arbeitete er eng mit seinem Schuler John H. Hubbard zusammen. Unter anderem bewiesen sie, dass die Mandelbrotmenge zusammenhangend ist. Douady war Professor an der Universitat Paris XI in Orsay.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Michael Sagmeister (born 27 July 1959 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a German Jazz guitarist. Sagmeister gained first prominence when he performed in 1975 at the Frankfurt Jazz Festival. The following year he founded the Michael Sagmeister Trio with Udo Kistner (playing bass) and Michael Kuettner on drums which became his most successful ensemble. In the 1980s he toured as a supporting act with the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble by which he became well known in the jazz scene. From 1993 to 1997 Sagmeister was a lecturer at Berklee College of Music in Boston and since 1999 he is a tenured professor at the College for Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt. Sagmeister published three primers about Jazz guitar. Sagmeisters Jazz Gitarre became a standard reference in the German-speaking world.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! HMS Laburnum (Pennant no. T49 in 1/18, later T48) was a Royal Navy Acacia class sloop built by Charles Connell & Company, Scotstoun. She was laid down February 1915, launched 10 June 1915 and completed in August 1915. The Acacia class Fleet Sweeping Sloops were adapted for escort work, minesweeping and as decoy warships. She was in the New Zealand Division of the Royal Navy from 11 March 1922 to 11 February 1935, where she exercised with cruisers, toured New Zealand ports, took part in ceremonial occasions, and went on annual Pacific Island cruises.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Das American Saddlebred, oder American Saddle Horse, (fr her auch Kentucky Saddler genannt), ist ein Gangpferd und in den USA das ber hmteste Showpferd. Urspr nglich als praktischer Allrounder gedacht, wird es heute haupts chlich f r Shows gez chtet, dabei wird sehr viel Wert auf die Brillanz der Darstellung gelegt.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Pat Martino (born August 25, 1944) is an Italian-American jazz guitarist and composer within the post bop, fusion, mainstream jazz, soul jazz and hard bop idioms.Martino was born Pat Azzara in South Philadelphia. He began playing professionally at age 15. Martino played and recorded early in his career with musicians such as Willis Jackson and Eric Kloss. He also worked with many jazz organists, such as Charles Earland, Jack McDuff, Trudy Pitts, Jimmy Smith, Gene Ludwig, Don Patterson, Richard "Groove" Holmes. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Martino made many recordings as a sideman and also under his own name.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hayao Miyazaki's Daydream Data Notes (Miyazaki Hayao no Zass n to) collects Hayao Miyazaki's (very sporadic) manga contributions to various hobby magazines during the 1980s and early 90's. The series have been bundled in a book, published by Dainippon Kaiga in 1992, and was re-published by the same publisher in 1997.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A Vehicle Identification Number, commonly abbreviated to VIN (but sometimes incorrectly referred to as VIN number), is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles. Prior to 1981, there was no accepted standard for these numbers, so different manufacturers used different formats. Since 1981, VINs consist of 17 characters which do not include the letters I (i), O (o), or Q (q) (to avoid confusion with numerals 1 and 0). There are vehicle history services in several countries that can help potential car owners use VINs to find lemons and branded vehicles. See the used car article for a list of countries where this service is available.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. World Orders of Knighthood and Merit (ISBN 0971196672) is a hard copy and digital reference book edited by Guy Stair Sainty and Rafal Heydel-Mankoo. It contains the study of the extant orders of knighthood and merit of every state, the result of the collaboration of many of the world's leading specialists. The first section commences with detailed histories of the surviving confraternal orders. The second section includes histories of all the great European single class Collar Orders, by date of foundation.
Der Alfa 147 ist ein Kompaktklasse-Pkw des italienischen Autoherstellers Alfa Romeo, der zwischen Januar 2001 bis Mai 2010 in Deutschland vertrieben wurde. Der 147 basiert auf der modifizierten Plattform des 1997 vorgestellten Mittelklassemodells Alfa 156, dessen Fahrwerkstechnik auch weitgehend ubernommen wurde. Das Karosseriedesign wurde von Walter Maria de'Silva entworfen. Juni 2000: Der Alfa 147 wurde als Dreiturer (in Deutschland: Januar 2001) mit Vierventil-Motoren aus der Twin-Spark-Reihe mit 77, 88 oder 110 kW (105, 120 oder 150 PS) und 1,9-Liter-JTD-Turbodiesel-Direkteinspritzer 85 kW (115 PS) vorgestellt.
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