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The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston , Massachusetts in 1986. The group consists of Black Francis (vocals, rhythm guitar), Joey Santiago (lead guitar), Kim Deal (bass, vocals), and David Lovering (drums). While the Pixies found only modest success in their

Jaco Pastorius print that pageTimeline of Jaco Pastorius

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His playing style was noteworthy for containing intricate solos in the higher register. His innovations also included the use of harmonics and the "singing" quality of his melodies on the fretless bass . Pastorius suffered from mental illness including a substance-related disorder , and was

Edward Teller print that pageTimeline of Edward Teller

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Teller emigrated to the United States in the 1930s, and was an early member of the Manhattan Project charged with developing the first atomic bombs. During this time he made a serious push to develop the first fusion -based weapons as well, but these were deferred until after World War II

Dick Cheney print that pageTimeline of Dick Cheney

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Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska , but was primarily raised in Sumner, Nebraska and Casper, Wyoming . [ 2 ] He began his political career as an intern for Congressman William A. Steiger , eventually working his way into the White House during the Nixon and Ford administrations, where

Carrie Underwood print that pageTimeline of Carrie Underwood

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Her debut album, Some Hearts , was certified seven times platinum and, since February 2006, is the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScan history. [ 2 ] It is also the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history, since February 2008. [ 3 ] Some Hearts

Ron Paul presidential campaign, 2008 print that page

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Initial opinion polls during the first three quarters of 2007 showed Ron Paul consistently receiving support from 3% or less of those polled. In 2008, Paul's support among Republican voters remained in the single digits, and well behind front-runner John McCain . [ 1 ] During the fourth quarter

George W. Bush print that pageTimeline of George W. Bush

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Bush was born in New Haven, Connecticut . He is the eldest son of Barbara Bush and 41st President George H. W. Bush , making him the second American president to have been the son of a former president. [ 4 ] He is also the brother of Jeb Bush , former Governor of Florida . After graduating

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A cockatoo is any of the 21 species belonging to the bird family Cacatuidae . Along with the Psittacidae (the true parrots ) and the Strigopidae (the large New Zealand parrots ), they make up the parrot order Psittaciformes . Placement of the cockatoos as a separate family is fairly

Sunset Zoo print that page

The zoo exists to “inspire conservation of the natural world” by engaging and inspiring over 100,000 annual visitors to actively embrace conservation . The zoo's vision is to create an educational atmosphere where people can learn about the natural wonders of the surrounding world and their

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Ancient counties of England print that page

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The ancient counties of England are historic subdivisions of England [ 2 ] [ 3 ] established for administration by the Normans and in most cases based on earlier Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and shires . [ 4 ] [ 5 ] They were used for various functions for several hundred years, [ 6 ] initially