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Suicide door - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search A suicide door on a Delahaye Type 135 Lincoln Continental with rear suicide doors, left side doors open A " suicide door " is the slang term for an automobile door hinged at its rear rather than the front. [1] [2] [3] Such doors were originally used on horse-drawn carriages , [4] but are rarely found on modern vehicles, primarily because of safety concerns. Popularized in the custom car trade, [5] the term is avoided by major automobile manufacturers in favor of alternatives such as "coach doors" ( Rolls-Royce ), [3] "FlexDoors" ( Opel ), [6] "freestyle doors" ( Mazda ), [3] "rear access doors" ( Saturn ), [3] and "rear-hinged doors" (preferred technical term). [1] 1 History 2 Modern use 3 Advantages 4 Disadvantages 5 See also 6 References History [ edit ] Th...

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IBM ThinkPad Butterfly keyboard - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search "Butterfly keyboard" redirects here. It is not to be confused with scissor-switch keyboards . IBM ThinkPad 701 The TrackWrite , also known as the butterfly keyboard , is a foldout laptop computer keyboard designed by John Karidis for IBM as part of the ThinkPad 701 series, released in 1995. [1] It allowed the 701 series to be both compact (when closed) and comfortable to use (when open), despite being just 24.6 cm (9.7 in) wide with a 26.4 cm (10.4 in) VGA LCD . The 701 was the top selling laptop of 1995; [2] however, as later laptop models featured progressively larger screens, the need for a folding keyboard was eliminated. Consequently, no model but the 701 used the butterfly keyboard. The butterfly keyboard is split into two roughly triangular pieces that slide as the laptop's ...

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Memento mori - Wikipedia

CentralNotice Memento mori From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search For other uses, see Memento mori (disambiguation) . The outer panels of Rogier van der Weyden 's Braque Triptych shows the skull of the patron displayed in the inner panels. The bones rest on a brick, a symbol of his former industry and achievement. [1] Memento mori . Gravestone inscription (1746). Edinburgh . St. Cuthbert's Churchyard . Memento mori ( Latin : "remember that you have to die") [2] is the medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality, especially as a means of considering the vanity of earthly life and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits. It is related to the ars moriendi ("The Art of Dying") and similar literature. Memento mori has been an important part of ascetic disciplines as a means of perfecting the ...

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East Side Big Pipe - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Looking down the main construction shaft to the East Side Big Pipe during construction The East Side Big Pipe is a large sewer line and tunnel in Portland in the U.S. state of Oregon . It is part of a combined sewer system of pipes, sumps, drains, pumps, and other infrastructure that transports sewage and stormwater run-off to the city's Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant. The East Side Big Pipe project, begun in 2006 and finished in 2011, was the largest of a 20-year series of projects designed to nearly eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSO)s into the Willamette River and the Columbia Slough . The combined projects were completed on time, and they reduced CSOs into the river by 94 percent and into the slough by more than 99 percent. 1 History 2 Technical details ...

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Bitconnect coin - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article may have been created or edited in return for undisclosed payments , a violation of Wikipedia's terms of use . It may require cleanup to comply with Wikipedia's content policies . This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedia's deletion policy . Please share your thoughts on the matter at this article's entry on the Articles for deletion page. Feel free to edit the article, but the article must not be blanked, and this notice must not be removed, until the discussion is closed. For more information, particularly on merging or moving the article during the discussion, read the guide to deletion . %5B%5BWikipedia%3AArticles+for+deletion%2FBitConnect%5D%5D AFD Bitconnect coin Denominations Symbol BCC Demographics Date o...

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Bamse (St. Bernard) - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2013) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Bamse Bamse wearing a Royal Norwegian Navy sailor's cap Species Dog Breed St. Bernard Sex Male Born 1937 Oslo , Norway Died 22 July 1944 (aged 6–7) Montrose , Scotland Resting place Montrose, Scotland Nation from Norwegian Occupation Military mascot Employer Royal Norwegian Navy Years active 9 February 1940-22 July 1944 Known for Symbol of Norwegian freedom during World War II Owner Erling Hafto Awards Norges Hundeorden PDSA Gold Medal http://www.bamsemontrose.co.uk/...

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Columbus Day Storm of 1962 - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Columbus Day Storm of 1962 Surface Analysis of the storm near its peak intensity [1] Type Extratropical cyclone Formed October 3, 1962 Dissipated October 17, 1962 Lowest pressure 960 hPa Maximum snowfall or ice accretion Unknown Damage $230 million (1962 dollars) Areas affected Pacific Northwest and British Columbia The Columbus Day Storm of 1962 (also known as the Big Blow , [2] and originally as Typhoon Freda ) was a Pacific Northwest windstorm , that struck the West Coast of Canada and the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States on October 12, 1962. It is considered the benchmark of extratropical wind storms. The storm ranks among the most intense to strike the region since at least 1948, likely since the January 9, 1880 " Great Gale " and snowstor...

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National Maximum Speed Law - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search "Double nickel" redirects here. For the Interstate Highway in the central United States nicknamed "double nickel", see Interstate 55 . 55 mph speed limit sign being erected in response to the National Maximum Speed Law. The National Maximum Speed Law ( NMSL ) in the United States was a provision of the Federal 1974 Emergency Highway Energy Conservation Act that prohibited speed limits higher than 55 miles per hour (90 km/h). It was drafted in response to oil price spikes and supply disruptions during the 1973 oil crisis . While Federal officials hoped gasoline consumption would fall by 2.2%, actual savings were estimated at between 0.5% and 1%. The law was widely disregarded by motorists, and some states opposed the law, but many jurisdictions discovered it to be a major source of ...

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Snus - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Not to be confused with the dry tobacco product, Snuff (tobacco) . Snus, made of tobacco, salt, and sodium carbonate "White portion" snus of the Swedish label General Snus ( / ˈ s n uː s / ; Swedish pronunciation: [snʉːs] ) is a moist powder tobacco product originating from a variant of dry snuff in early 18th-century Sweden . It is placed under the upper lip for extended periods. Snus is not fermented and contains no added sweeteners. Although used similarly to American dipping tobacco , snus does not typically result in the need for spitting and, unlike naswar , snus is steam-pasteurized. Snus is commonly sold in the Nordic countries but sale is illegal in all the European Union except Sweden. [1] [2] Local varieties of snus, growing in popularity in the United States , have ...

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Kerckhoffs's principle - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Not to be confused with Kirchhoff's laws (disambiguation) . In cryptography , Kerckhoffs' principle (also called Kerckhoffs' desideratum , Kerckhoffs' assumption , axiom , doctrine or law ) was stated by Dutch cryptographer Auguste Kerckhoffs in the 19th century: A cryptosystem should be secure even if everything about the system, except the key , is public knowledge. Kerckhoffs' principle was reformulated (or perhaps independently formulated) by American mathematician Claude Shannon as "the enemy knows the system", [1] i.e., "one ought to design systems under the assumption that the enemy will immediately gain full familiarity with them". In that form, it is called Shannon's maxim . In contrast to " security through obscurity ", it is widely embraced by cryptographers. 1 Origins 2 ...

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List of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Hurricane Isabel , as seen from the International Space Station in September 2003. The list of Category 5 Atlantic hurricanes encompasses 32 tropical cyclones that reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale within the Atlantic Ocean (north of the equator ), Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico . Hurricanes of such intensity are somewhat infrequent in the Atlantic basin, occurring only once every three years on average. Only five times—in the 1932 , 1933 , 1961 , 2005 , and 2007 hurricane seasons—has more than one Category 5 hurricane formed. Only in 2005 have more than two Category 5 hurricanes formed, and only in 2007 has more than one made landfall at Category 5 strength. [1] 1 Background 2 Systems 3 Listed by month 4 Landfalls 5 See also 6 Refe...

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List of Internet top-level domains - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Parts of this article (those related to New TLDs: http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ) need to be updated . Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (March 2014) This list of Internet top-level domain extensions contains top-level domains , which are those domains in the DNS root zone of the Domain Name System of the Internet . The official list of all top-level domains is maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) at the Root Zone Database [1] [2] IANA also oversees the approval process for new proposed top-level domains . As of February 2017 [update] , the root domain contains 1528 top-level domains, [3] while a few have been retired and are no longer functional. 1 Types 2 Original top-...

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L0pht - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (August 2008) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) ‹ The template Infobox organization is being considered for merging . › L0pht Heavy Industries LHI Logo Formation 1992 Extinction 2000 Purpose Hacker think tank Location United States Origin Boston , Massachusetts Founders Count Zero White Knight Brian Oblivion Golgo 13 Products L0phtCrack Affiliations CULT OF THE DEAD COW Website Main Site L0pht Heavy Industries (pronounced "loft") was a hacker collective active between 1992 and 2000 and located in the Boston , Massachusetts ...

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Concrete Island - Wikipedia

CentralNotice Concrete Island From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Concrete Island Cover of first edition (hardcover) Author J. G. Ballard Country United Kingdom Language English Publisher Jonathan Cape Publication date 1974 Media type Print ( Hardcover & Paperback ) Pages 176 pp ISBN 0-224-00970-2 OCLC 3207706 Dewey Decimal 823/.9/14 LC Class PZ4.B1893 Co PR6052.A46 Concrete Island is a novel by British writer J. G. Ballard , first published in 1974. 1 Plot introduction 2 Adaptations 3 References 4 External links Plot introduction [ edit ] In a twisted adaptation of Robinson Crusoe , the story's protagonist , Robert Maitland, a wealthy architect, finds himself stranded in a manmade 'island' (a section of fenced-off wasteland in the middle of a motorway intersection) betwe...

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Omen - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search For other uses, see Omen (disambiguation) . This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (April 2008) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Examples of omens from the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493): natural phenomena and unnatural births. Manuscript of the mid-nineteenth century, possibly of Sgaw Karen origin, shows various appearances in the sun, the moon, clouds, etc., and indicates the primarily bad omens these appearances foretell. Explanations in English were added to this manuscript by a nineteenth-century American missionary [1] An omen (also called portent or presage ) is a phenomenon that is believed to foretel...

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Flaming (Internet) - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . ( Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This article possibly contains original research . Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations . Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. (March 2013) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2016) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Flaming is a hostile and insulting int...

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Shalimar the Clown - Wikipedia

CentralNotice Shalimar the Clown From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Shalimar the Clown First edition Author Salman Rushdie Country United Kingdom Language English Publisher Jonathan Cape Publication date 6 September 2005 Media type Print (hardback) Pages 398 pp. (first edition, hardback) Awards Man Booker Prize Nominee for Longlist (2005), Vodafone Crossword Book Award for Fiction (2005) ISBN 978-0224077842 OCLC 61855166 Preceded by Fury Followed by The Enchantress of Florence Shalimar the Clown is a 2005 novel by Salman Rushdie . [1] [2] [3] [4] The novel took 4 years for Rushdie to write, [5] and was initially published on 6 September 2005 by Jonathan Cape . Shalimar the Clown derives its name from Shalimar Gardens , in the vicinity of Srinagar . Srinagar is one of several Mughal ...

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C++11 - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article may have too many section headers dividing up its content . Please help improve the article by merging similar sections and removing unneeded subheaders. (March 2017) This article may be too technical for most readers to understand . Please help improve it to make it understandable to non-experts , without removing the technical details. The talk page may contain suggestions. (March 2017) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) C++11 is a version of the standard for the programming language C++ . It was approved by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) on 12 August 2011, replacing C++03 , [1] superseded by C++14 on 18 August 2014 [2] and later, by C++17 , which is still under development. The name follows the tradition of naming l...

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The Lost Vikings - Wikipedia

CentralNotice The Lost Vikings From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article possibly contains original research . Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations . Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. (July 2017) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) The Lost Vikings Packaging for the Super NES version. Developer(s) Silicon & Synapse Publisher(s) Interplay Entertainment (1992), Blizzard Entertainment (2003) Designer(s) Ron Millar Composer(s) Allister Brimble ( Amiga and Amiga CD32 conversion) Charles Deenen (original SNES music) Matt Furniss ( Genesis music) Glenn Stafford ( DOS conversion) Platform(s) Amiga , Amiga CD32 , Game Boy Advance , MS-DOS , Mega Drive/Genesis , Super NES , PlayStation Release 1992, 2003 Genre(...

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Friend-to-friend - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article includes a list of references , but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations . Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. (December 2011) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Part of a series on File sharing Technologies Peer to peer File hosting services Web hosting Networks and protocols BitTorrent Direct Connect eDonkey Freenet GNUnet Gnutella / (2) RetroShare ZeroNet Development and societal aspects Timeline Legality BitTorrent issues Non-public file sharing Anonymous P2P Friend-to-friend Darknet Private P2P Websites and services 1337x ExtraTorrent isoHunt OpenBitTorrent Rarbg The Pirate Bay Torrent Project KickassTorrents Clients ...

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List of people who disappeared mysteriously - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article is about (groups of) people who have disappeared. For disappearances associated with ships, see List of missing ships . For disappearances associated with aircraft, see List of missing aircraft . This is a list of people who disappeared mysteriously , and of people whose current whereabouts are unknown or whose deaths are not substantiated, as well as a few cases of people whose disappearances were notable and remained unexplained for a long time, but were eventually explained, or the body found. Many people who disappear are eventually declared dead in absentia . 1 Before 1800 2 1800 to 1899 3 1900s 4 1910s 5 1920s 6 1930s 7 1940s 8 1950s 9 1960s 10 1970s 10.1 1970 10.2 1971 10.3 1972 10.4 1973 10.5 1974 10.6 1975 10.7 1976 10.8 1977 10.9 1978 10.10 ...

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Disappearance of Ben McDaniel - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search Coordinates : 30°46′17″N 85°56′53″W  /  30.77149°N 85.94812°W  / 30.77149; -85.94812 This article is about the scuba diver who went missing in 2010. For the college football player and coach, see Ben McDaniels . Benjamin J. McDaniel McDaniel in diving gear Born ( 1980-04-15 ) April 15, 1980 Memphis, Tennessee , US Disappeared August 18, 2010 (aged 30) Vortex Spring , Florida Status Missing for 6 years, 10 months and 22 days Nationality American Known for Disappearance while scuba diving On August 20, 2010, employees in the dive shop at Vortex Spring , north of Ponce de Leon, Florida , United States, noticed that a pickup truck had remained in the shop's parking lot for the previous two days. It belonged to Ben McDaniel (born April 15, 1980), [1] a Tennes...

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Marquess of Queensberry Rules - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search 1877 Vanity Fair caricature of John Douglas, Marquess of Queensberry. The caption reads "A good light weight" The Marquess of Queensberry rules is a code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing . Drafted in London in 1865 and published in 1867, they were named so as John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry publicly endorsed the code, [1] although they were written by a Welsh sportsman named John Graham Chambers . The code of rules on which modern boxing is based, the Queensberry rules were the first to mandate boxing gloves in boxing. [2] The Queensberry rules superseded the Revised London Prize Ring rules (1853), and are intended for use in both professional and amateur boxing matches, thus separating it from the less popular American Fair Play Rules, which were strictly ...

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Distributed Replicated Block Device - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article relies too much on references to primary sources . Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources . (February 2013) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ) Distributed Replicated Block Device Overview of DRBD concept Original author(s) Philipp Reisner, Lars Ellenberg Developer(s) HA-SolutionS GmbH, Vienna and LINBIT USA LLC, Oregon Stable release 9.0.5 (DRBD SDS), 8.4.9 (DRBD HA) / 21 October 2016 ; 7 months ago ( 2016-10-21 ) Development status Production Written in C Operating system Linux Type Distributed storage system License GNU General Public License v2 Website drbd .org DRBD is a distributed replicated storage system for the Linux platform. It is implemented as a kernel driver, s...

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Cassandra (metaphor) - Wikipedia

CentralNotice From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search "Cassandra Complex" redirects here. For other uses, see Cassandra Complex (disambiguation) . Painting of Cassandra by Evelyn De Morgan The Cassandra metaphor (variously labelled the Cassandra ' syndrome ' , ' complex ' , ' phenomenon ' , ' predicament ' , ' dilemma ' , or ' curse ' ) occurs when valid warnings or concerns are dismissed or disbelieved. The term originates in Greek mythology . Cassandra was a daughter of Priam , the King of Troy . Struck by her beauty, Apollo provided her with the gift of prophecy , but when Cassandra refused Apollo's romantic advances, he placed a curse ensuring that nobody would believe her warnings. Cassandra was left with the knowledge of future events, but could neither alter these events nor convince others of the validity of her predictions. T...

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