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  • 121Crashlander — is a fix up by Larry Niven published in 1994 (ISBN 978 0345381682), set in his Known Space universe. It is also a term used in the Known Space universe Contents 1 Crashlander (novel) 2 Crashlander (in universe term) …

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  • 122The Magic Goes Away — is a fantasy short story written by Larry Niven in 1976, and later expanded to a novella of the same name which was published in 1978. While these works were not the first in the Magic Universe or Warlock series, they marked a turning point after …

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  • 123Arethusa class cruiser (1913) — The Arethusa class cruisers were a class of eight oil fired light cruisers of the Royal Navy all ordered in September 1912, primarily for service in the North Sea. They had three funnels with the middle one somewhat larger in diameter than the… …

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  • 124HMS Shah (1873) — The first HMS Shah was a 19th century unarmoured iron hulled, wooden sheathed frigate of Britain s Royal Navy designed by Sir Edward Reed. She was originally to be named HMS Blonde but was renamed following the visit of the Shah of Persia in 1873 …

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  • 125Dream Park — was originally a novel set in a sort of futuristic amusement park of the same name. The books describe a futuristic form of live action role playing games (LARPs), although the term was not in use when the original novel was published. The novels …

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  • 126Niven's laws — Niven’s laws were named after science fiction author Larry Niven, who has periodically published them as how the Universe works as far as he can tell. These were most recently rewritten on January 29, 2002 (and published in Analog Magazine in the …

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  • 127Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex — A panel from Curt Swan s adaptation of Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex . Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex is an essay in which science fiction author Larry Niven details the problems that Superman would face in having sexual intercourse and… …

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  • 128Hymn to Intellectual Beauty — is a poem written by Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1816 and published in 1817.Composition and publication Hymn to Intellectual Beauty was written during the summer of 1816 while Percy and Mary Shelley stayed with Lord Byron near Lake Geneva. Percy… …

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  • 129The Descent of Anansi — is a 1982 science fiction novel by Steven Barnes and Larry Niven. (ISBN 0 8125 1292 8) Contents 1 Plot summary 1.1 Plot setup 1.2 Plot conflict …

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  • 130Cesare Pugni — Maestro Cesare Pugni. St. Petersburg, circa 1865 Cesare Pugni (Russian: Цезарь Пуни) (31 May 1802–26 January [O.S. 14 January] 1870) was an Italian composer of ballet music, a pianist and a violinist. In his early career he composed operas,… …

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  • 131John Warburton (officer of arms) — John Warburton (1682 1759) was Somerset Herald of Arms in Ordinary at the College of Arms in the early 18th century. Warburton was a collector of old drama manuscripts, who is perhaps most notable because of his carelessness. On one occasion, he… …

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  • 132Death by Ecstasy — is a novella in the Known Space universe by Larry Niven. It is the first of five Gil Hamilton detective stories, and provides most of the backstory for the character. A belter, Owen Jennison, is found dead on Earth in a locked Los Angeles… …

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  • 133The Draco Tavern — by Larry Niven is a 2006 collection of science fiction short stories concerning the activities of Rick Schumann, the bartender of the Draco Tavern. Contents 1 Fictional background story 2 Publication information 3 Short stories included …

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  • 134John Plimmer — (1812 – 1905) has been called the Father of Wellington. He was a member of the Wellington Provincial Council from 1856 to 1857, the first Wellington Town Board (1863) and was on the Wellington City Council from 1870 to 1871. His principal public… …

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  • 135Jewish mythology — is generally the sacred and traditional narratives that help explain and symbolize the Jewish religion, whereas Jewish folklore consists of the folk tales and legends that existed in the general Jewish culture. There is very little early folklore …

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  • 136In Praise of Limestone — is a poem written by W. H. Auden in Italy in May 1948. Central to his canon and considered one of Auden s finest poems,cite journal|author=Hecht, Anthony|title=On W.H. Auden s In Praise of Limestone |journal=New England… …

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  • 137Convergent Series (short story collection) — Convergent Series   Author(s) Larry Niven …

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  • 138Anacoluthe — L’anacoluthe (ou anacoluthon) est une figure stylistique qui, par une rupture voulue de la construction syntaxique, conserve non seulement le sens et la facilité de compréhension mais apporte surtout un avantage à l expression. Sommaire 1… …

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  • 139Anantapodoton — Anacoluthe L’anacoluthe (ou anacoluthon) est une figure stylistique qui, par une rupture voulue de la construction syntaxique, conserve non seulement le sens et la facilité de compréhension mais apporte surtout un avantage à l expression.… …

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  • 140Peritonite — Péritonite La péritonite est l’inflammation du péritoine. La péritonite est une infection grave qui peut déboucher sur la mort si elle n’est pas traitée, car la surface péritonéale est supérieure à la surface corporelle ; les conséquences… …

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