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  • 141Fisherian runaway — is a model of sexual selection, first proposed by R.A. Fisher in 1915 [Fisher, R.A. 1915 The evolution of sexual preference, Eugenics Review 7: 184 192] , and expanded upon in his 1930 book The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection [Fisher, R.A.… …

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  • 142Try — This article is about the use of the word in rugby football terminology. For the method of scoring in American and Canadian football, see Convert. For other uses, see Try (disambiguation). Shaun Perry scoring a try for England against the All… …

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  • 143The Theory of the Leisure Class — Infobox Book | name = The Theory of the Leisure Class title orig = translator = image caption = author = Thorstein Veblen illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = societal study publisher = release… …

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  • 144Transmission (mechanics) — Gearbox redirects here. For the video game developer, see Gearbox Software. 5 speed gearbox + reverse, the 1600 Volkswagen Golf (2009). A machine consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of …

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  • 145Peloton — For the supercomputing project at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, see Peloton (super computer), and for the military unit, see Peloton (military). The peloton (from French, literally meaning little ball or platoon and also related to the… …

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  • 146Fair value — Fair value, also called fair price, is a concept used in finance and economics, defined as a rational and unbiased estimate of the potential market price of a good, service, or asset, taking into account such factors as: * relative scarcity *… …

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  • 147Marjapussi — Bondtolva, Huutopussi Origin Finland Type Trick taking Players 4 Cards 36 (24 36 in variants) …

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  • 148Super Monkey Ball — Infobox VG title = Super Monkey Ball developer = Amusement Vision publisher = Sega designer = engine = released = Arcade 2000 GameCube JPN September 14, 2001 NA November 18, 2001 EU May 3, 2002 N Gagecite web | url =… …

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  • 149Concealed ovulation — or hidden estrus is the lack of distinctive signaling that the adult female of a species is in heat . These signals may include swelling and redness of the genitalia in baboons and bonobos Pan paniscus, pheromone release in the feline family, etc …

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  • 150Voltage multiplier — Villard cascade voltage multiplier. A voltage multiplier is an electrical circuit that converts AC electrical power from a lower voltage to a higher DC voltage, typically by means of a network of capacitors and diodes. Voltage multipliers can be… …

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  • 151Sociobiological theories of rape — are theories that explore to what degree, if any, evolutionary adaptations influence the psychology of rapists. Such theories are highly controversial, as traditional theories typically do not consider rape to be a behavioral adaptation. Some… …

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  • 152Kish Island — Infobox Settlement official name = Kish Island other name = native name = جزیره‌ی کیش nickname = settlement type = motto = pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption = pushpin mapsize = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = IRN… …

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  • 153Colonization of the Moon — Lunar outpost redirects here. For NASA s plan to construct an outpost between 2012 and 2024, see Lunar outpost (NASA). Moonbase redirects here. For other uses, see Moonbase (disambiguation). 1986 artist concept The colonization of the Moon is the …

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  • 154Heterozygote advantage — A heterozygote advantage (heterozygous advantage) describes the case in which the heterozygote genotype has a higher relative fitness than either the homozygote dominant or homozygote recessive genotype. The specific case of heterozygote… …

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  • 155Lack of outside support in the Warsaw Uprising — The Warsaw Uprising, in 1944 ended in the capitulation of the city and its near total destruction. According to many historians, a major cause of this was the almost complete lack of outside support and the late arrival of the support which did… …

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  • 156Truss bridge — for a single track railway, converted to pedestrian use and pipeline support Ancestor Beam bridge[ …

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  • 157Swedish neutrality — refers to Sweden s policy of neutrality in armed conflicts, which has been in effect since the early 19th century. The policy originated largely as a result of Sweden s involvement in the Napoleonic Wars during which over a third of the country s …

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  • 158Ski touring — up a mountain slope. Ski touring is a form of backcountry skiing (or off piste skiing) involving traveling over the winter landscape on skis under human power rather than through the assistance of ski lifts or snow vehicles. It can take place in… …

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  • 159Interference (baseball) — In baseball, interference is an infraction where a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected. Interference might be committed by players on the offense, players not currently in the game, catchers, umpires, or spectators;… …

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  • 160Tachi-ai — The tachi ai (立合い) is the initial charge between two sumo wrestlers at the beginning of a bout. There are several common techniques that wrestlers use at the tachi ai, with the aim of getting a decisive advantage in the bout:* Charge head first… …

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