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Topic: Århus Festival
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:51:03 AM
Århus Festival
Since 1965 the Danish city of Århus has been the site of a nine-day festival, whose cultural and sporting events run the gamut from opera to fishing competitions. Queen Margrethe II traditionally gives the opening speech, followed by a performance by the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Festival events include jazz, classical, and rock concerts, a cross-country race, public debates, children's programs, poetry readings, and theatrical productions. The program varies from year to year, but the events are always held in a variety of indoor and outdoor sites throughout the city.
Topic: say again
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:44:19 AM
say again
Could you please repeat what you just said? Sorry, Mike, say again? I'm getting bad reception here.
See also: again, say
Topic: Soviet Embassy Cipher Clerk Igor Gouzenko Defects to Canada (1945)
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:39:06 AM
Soviet Embassy Cipher Clerk Igor Gouzenko Defects to Canada (1945)
Considered by some to be the first major international event of the Cold War, the defection of Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko radically transformed the way the West regarded and approached Soviet espionage. The authorities at first dismissed Gouzenko's reports of Stalin's efforts to steal nuclear secrets and of Soviet spy rings operating in Canada and the US, but he soon convinced them of the truth behind his allegations. The information he revealed helped lead to the apprehension of whom?
Topic: Jesse James (1847)
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:36:57 AM

Jesse James (1847)
James was an outlaw who became a legendary figure in American folklore. After the Civil War, he and a number of other former Confederate guerillas banded together to rob banks, trains, and stagecoaches across several states. He was later betrayed by fellow bandit Robert Ford, who shot him to death in 1882 in order to receive a $10,000 reward. Despite James's reputation as a murderous thief, his exploits led to a number of romanticized legends. What became of Ford?
Topic: She had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:36:06 AM
She had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.

Kate Chopin (1851-1904)
Topic: Escape Velocity
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:23:37 AM
Escape Velocity
A vital concept in rocket science, escape velocity is the minimum speed a body must achieve in order to escape from the gravitational field of a larger celestial body, such as Earth or the Sun. Escape velocity decreases with altitude and depends on the mass of the larger body and the distance of the smaller body from the larger one's center. The velocity needed to escape from the Earth at its surface is approximately 7 miles (11.3 km) per second. What is the escape velocity at the Sun's surface?
Topic: Defining Conjugation
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:23:07 AM
What is conjugation?
Conjugation refers to the way we inflect (change the form of) verbs to create particular meanings.
When we discuss conjugating verbs, we usually refer to ways in which we change a verb in order to reflect grammatical tense, but we also conjugate verbs to reflect aspect, mood, voice, person, and speech.
We’ll very briefly look at the ways verbs are conjugated below. Continue on to the individual sections in this chapter to learn more about each.
Grammatical tense refers to the conjugation of a verb to reflect its place in time—that is, when the action occurred.
There are technically only two grammatical tenses in English: the past tense and the present tense. Verbs in their basic form inherently describe the present time, and they can be conjugated into a unique form that describes the past.
Using auxiliary verbs and verb participles, we can also create the continuous (or progressive) tenses, the perfect tenses, and the perfect continuous (or perfect progressive) tenses. These are technically different aspects of tense, but they are commonly included among the verb tenses.
Topic: mislay
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 1:22:20 AM
Definition: (verb) Place (something) where one cannot find it again.
Synonyms: misplace, lose
Usage: I seem to have mislaid my wallet; can you put this on my tab?
Topic: Bronze Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018 3:14:41 PM
Bronze Diabetes
Also known as bronze diabetes, hemochromatosis is a blood disorder that causes the body to retain excessive amounts of iron, leading to serious health consequences, including diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver. It was first described in 1865 by French physician Armand Trousseau in a report on diabetes in patients with bronze skin pigmentation. The disease most commonly appears in older patients, since it takes many years for the body to accumulate excessive iron. How is hemochromatosis treated?
Topic: over the hills and far away
Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 9:36:54 AM
over the hills and far away
To or at some distant, remote point or location. Rather than focusing on the here and now, John's ideas for the future are always over the hills and far away. Each day, the men all go over the hills and far away to find work, meaning us women must raise the children and mind the homes on our own.

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