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The Raelian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim . Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they were mistaken for angels

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Parker was born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, the Netherlands, [ 3 ] the seventh of eleven children. [ 3 ] As a boy, he worked as a barker at carnivals in his home town, learning many of the attributes that he would require in later life working in the entertainment industry. [ 3

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Lake Burley Griffin print that page

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Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area. However, government authorities changed his original plans and no substantial work was completed before he left Australia in 1920. His scheme remained

Robert Zemeckis print that pageTimeline of Robert Zemeckis

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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

Mathias Rust print that pageTimeline of Mathias Rust

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communication with traffic control he turned his plane to the east. Air traffic controllers tried to contact him as he was moving around the busy Helsinki–Moscow route, but Rust turned off all communications equipment aboard. [ 1 ] [ 3 ] Rust disappeared from the Finnish air traffic control

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Trade Me's website is the second most visited in New Zealand after Google New Zealand , and is ranked 1,213th globally according to Alexa Internet . [ 2 ] As of 2006, the group of sites collectively generate over 60% of all web traffic originating in New Zealand. [ 3 ] In a country with a

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Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry . The first recorded tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century. [ citation needed ] It transformed into a specialized sport

William Shockley print that pageTimeline of William Shockley

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Shockley's attempts to commercialize a new transistor design in the 1950s and 1960s led to California's " Silicon Valley " becoming a hotbed of electronics innovation. In his later life, Shockley was a professor at Stanford and became a staunch advocate of eugenics . [ 1 ] Contents

James White (author) print that pageTimeline of James White (author)

He became a fan of the genre in 1941 and co-wrote two fanzines , from 1948 to 1953 and 1952 to 1965. Encouraged by other fans, White began publishing short stories in 1953, and his first novel appeared in 1957. His best-known novels were the twelve in the Sector General series, the first

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John Bardeen print that pageTimeline of John Bardeen

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The transistor revolutionized the electronics industry, allowing the Information Age to occur, and made possible the development of almost every modern electronical device, from telephones to computers to missiles . Bardeen's developments in superconductivity, which won him his second Nobel