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  • 141Cecelia Holland — Cecelia Anastasia Holland is an American historical novelist. BiographyShe was born December 31, 1943 in Henderson, Nevada, and began writing at the age of twelve, recording the stories she made up for her own entertainment. From the beginning,… …

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  • 142Operation Mincemeat — was a successful British deception plan during World War II. As part of the widespread deception plan Operation Barclay to cover the intended invasion of Italy from North Africa, Mincemeat helped to convince the German high command that the… …

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  • 143Appointment in Samarra — Infobox Book | name = Appointment in Samarra title orig = translator = image caption = author = John O Hara illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Harcourt Brace Company release… …

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  • 144Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge — The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, founded in 1826, was a Whiggish London organisation that published inexpensive texts intended to adapt scientific and similarly high minded material for the rapidly expanding reading public. It… …

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  • 145The Newsroom — infobox television show name = The Newsroom caption = Third season cast of The Newsroom format = dramedy camera = Single camera runtime = approx. 22 minutes creator = Ken Finkleman executive producer = Ken Finkleman, Jan Peter Meyboom starring =… …

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  • 146Quatermass (TV serial) — Infobox Television show name = Quatermass genre = Science fiction writer = Nigel Kneale starring = John Mills Simon MacCorkindale Barbara Kellerman Brewster Mason Margaret Tyzack Ralph Arliss theme music composer = Nic Rowley Mark Wilikinson… …

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  • 147Model commercial vehicle — 1:64 scale diecast trucks Tekno 1:50 scale models …

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  • 148Figure painting (hobby) — Figure painting is the hobby of painting miniature figures and/or model figures, either in its own right or as an adjunct to role playing games, wargames, military modeling, etc.Because of the small scale of these figures, the often finely… …

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  • 149Ilkka Niiniluoto — Ilkka Maunu Olavi Niiniluoto (born March 12, 1946 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish philosopher and mathematician, serving as a professor of philosophy at the University of Helsinki since 1981. He is currently on leave from his position, having… …

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  • 150Rogers' Rangers — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Rogers Rangers caption= Rogers Rangers Toward Ticonderoga 1759 Depicted by artist John Buxton country=Great Britain allegiance= British Crown type=Special Operations Light Infantry branch=Provincial Irregulars… …

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  • 151Commensurability (philosophy of science) — This article is about incommensurability in the philosophy of science. For other senses of this word, see commensurability. Commensurability (contrast with incommensurability) is a concept in the philosophy of science. Scientific theories are… …

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  • 152Dana Delany — Born Dana Welles Delany March 13, 1956 (1956 03 13) (age 55) New York City, New York, U.S. Occupation …

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  • 153Oroonoko — Not to be confused with Orinoco. Oroonoko: or, the Royal Slave. A True History.   …

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  • 154Notker the Stammerer — Blessed Notker of Saint Gall Monk Born ca. 840 Died 912 Honored in …

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  • 155Book and Snake — The Society of Book and Snake is the fourth oldest secret society at Yale University. Book and Snake was founded at the Sheffield Scientific School in 1863 as a three year society bearing the Greek letters Sigma Delta Chi… …

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  • 156Authenticity — refers to the truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, devotion, and intentions. Authenticity or Authentic may refer to: Authentication, having passed the tests thereof Authenticity (philosophy), a particular way of dealing… …

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  • 157Von Ryan's Express — Infobox Film name = Von Ryan s Express director = Mark Robson writer = David Westheimer (novel) Wendell Mayes Joseph Landon starring = Frank Sinatra Trevor Howard Raffaella Carrà Brad Dexter Sergio Fantoni John Leyton Edward Mulhare Wolfgang… …

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  • 158Prime Directive (role-playing game) — Infobox RPG title= Prime Directive caption= designer= Mark Costello, Timothy D. Olsen publisher= Amarillo Design Bureau Inc, (formerly)Task Force Games date= 1993 (1st edition) 2002 (GURPS edition) 2005 (D20 edition) genre= Science fiction (Star… …

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  • 159The Man Without a Country — Not to be confused with A Man Without a Country. For other uses, see The Man Without a Country (disambiguation). The Man Without a Country is a short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published anonymously in The Atlantic in… …

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  • 160Otoplasty — Otoplasty: the pre operative front aspect (left), and the post operative front aspect (right) of an infantile otopexy (ear pinback) correction to a girl. Otoplasty (Greek ōtoûs, ear + plassein, to shape) denotes the surgical and non surgical… …

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