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Pascagoula, Mississippi print that page


Pascagoula is a major industrial city of Mississippi , along the Gulf Coast . Prior to World War II , the town was a sleepy fishing village of only about 5,000. The population exploded with the war-driven shipbuilding industry. Although the city's population seemed to peak in the late 1970s

Robert Zemeckis print that pageTimeline of Robert Zemeckis


His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

Algonquian languages print that page

The Algonquian languages ( / æ l ˈ ɡ ɒ ŋ k w i ən / or / æ l ˈ ɡ ɒ ŋ k i ən / ; [ 1 ] also Algonkian ) are a subfamily of Native American languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family . The name of the Algonquian language family is distinguished

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Vulcan (Star Trek) print that page


them in a drink for fear that the alcohol would affect his logic faculties. In Star Trek: First Contact , when the Vulcans first met Zefram Cochrane , he served them alcoholic beverages, which they took in lieu of dancing. In "non-canon" Trek-related literature, such as the novelization of

The Culture print that page

variants include M8 through M16, which are encrypted by various degrees, and are typically used by the Contact Section. Higher level encryptions exist, the highest of these being M32. M32 and lower level encrypted signals are the province of Special Circumstances. Use of M32 is reserved for

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Zoophilia and the law print that page

Because it is easy to determine when there is a law against, but (for reasons discussed) often less easy to reliably identify when it is legally acceptable, this article focuses upon laws against zoophilia activity and does not attempt to address where it may be legal. Only in a few confirmed

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History of Greenland print that page


several centuries. Denmark-Norway nonetheless claimed the territory, and, after centuries of no contact between the Norse Greenlanders and their Scandinavian brethren, it was feared that the Greenlanders had lapsed back into paganism ; so a missionary expedition was sent out to reinstate

Kirlian photography print that page


electrography", "electrophotography" and "corona discharge photography." The Kirlian technique is contact photography, in which the subject is in direct contact with a film placed upon a charged metal plate. The underlying physics (which makes xerographic copying possible) was explored

Geordi La Forge print that page


La Forge is naturally blind so one of his trademarks in the series is wearing a VISOR , which is later replaced by ocular prosthetic implants in the last three films. Contents 1 Casting 2 Character back story 2.1 Alternate time lines 3 VISOR 3.1 Reality 4 Critical

Séance print that page


A séance (   / ˈ s eɪ . ɑː n s / ) is an attempt to communicate with spirits . The word " séance " comes from the French word for "seat," "session" or "sitting," from the Old French " seoir ," "to sit." In French, the word's meaning is quite general: one may, for example, speak of