Secret passage: Traditional Arabic houses sometimes have a "Bab Al-Sirr" a secret door used as an emergency exit built into the walls and hidden with a window ledge sill or bookcase. The name comes from one of the six gates cut through an ancient wall in Aden (in modern-day Yemen), which was opened only in the event of a state security emergency. In modern-day Spain, the Arab fortress of Benquerencia had a Bab al-Sirr known as the "Door of Treason." [1]
Robert Nelson Jacobs: ROBERT NELSON JACOBS grew up in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Yale University, where he received the Curtis Literary Prize for his short fiction, and he later earned a master’s degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. While at Iowa, he published short stories in several literary magazines. His love of movies brought him to California, where it took a number of years for his writing to finally start paying the rent. Jacobs’ script for Chocolat (2000 film) was nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. His other produced screenplays include The Shipping News, Dinosaur, and Out to Sea. Jacobs’ screenplay for The Water Horse, a fantasy for young audiences, has completed filming in Scotland and New Zealand. The Water Horse will arrive in theaters on Christmas, 2007. Jacobs is a charter member of the Writers Co-op, a new company based at Warner Brothers that allows its member writers to produce and retain creative control over their own screenplays. He is currently writing an original screenplay for the Co-op.
Mingo: The Mingo are an Iroquois group of Native Americans that migrated west to the Ohio Country in the mid-eighteenth century. Anglo-Americans called these migrants mingos, a corruption of mingwe, an Algonquian word meaning "stealthy" or "treacherous".[1] Mingos have also been known as "Ohio Iroquois" and "Ohio Seneca".
The Water Tower (newspaper): The byline for The Water Tower is "News served straight up with a twist." The paper's articles include reflections on current events and student life, humor pieces, cartoons, and "Top Five" lists.
Saint-Jean-de-Rives: Saint-Jean-de-Rives is a village and commune in the Tarn département of France.
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William Watson Andrews: William Watson Andrews (1810-1897) was an American clergyman of the Catholic Apostolic Church. He was born at Windham, Windham Co., Conn., graduated in 1831 at Yale, and in 1834 was ordained and installed pastor of the Congregational church at Kent, Conn. He early accepted the tenet of the Catholic Apostolic Church, commonly spoken of as the "Irvingites," and in 1849, having given up his charge at Kent. he assumed charge of the Catholic Apostolic congregation in Potsdam, N.Y, He subsequently made his home in Wethersfield, Conn., and traveled much in the Eastern and Middle States as an evangelist. Among the congregations established under his direction was one oprganized at Hartford in 1868. He was an eloquent preacher and a clear and forceful writer. He contributed articles on the Catholic Apostolic church to the Bibliotheca Sacra and McClintock and Strong's Cyclopœdia, prepared for the Life of Porter a chapter on Dr. Porter as "A Student at Yale," and published many reviews, orations, sermons, and addresses, and The Miscellanies and Correspondence of Hon. John Cotton Smith (1847).
Jatun Sacha Foundation: The Jatun Sacha Foundation is a private Ecuadorian Non profit NGO (nongovernmental organisation) founded in 1985. The purpose of this organisation is outlined on its website as:
Rüppell's Horseshoe Bat: The Rüppell's Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus fumigatus) is a species of bat in the Rhinolophidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves).
Gloucester County, Virginia: A location some distance from Wicomico on Purtan Bay was first identified in 1977 as the possible location by Daniel Mouer, an archaeologist at Virginia Commonwealth University. An associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Dr. Mouer collected artifacts from the surface of plowed fields and along the beach. He found fragments of Indian ceramic from the Late Woodland/Contact Period and determined that this area was the "possible site of Werowocomoco. [1]
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Humla, Norway: Humla is a small island in the municipality of Ålesund, Norway, located south of Oksenøy. It became part of the municipality January 1, 1968.[1] Humla is connected to Tørla by a bridge.
Mediation Cabal/Cases/2006-02-11 Final Fantasy X: Anyhow, Sean apologized and wishes to move on, and so do I so I believe this matter is resolved Renmiri 18:02, 12 February 2006 (UTC)Renmiri
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Brigitte Acton: Acton competed at the 2006 Winter Games, where she finished 11th in the giant slalom, 17th in the slalom, and 10th in the combined.
Toshio Murashige: He is most widely known for his efforts to create an improved plant tissue culture medium, known as Murashige and Skoog medium.
Thunderheart: Thunderheart was nominated for two awards during the 1993 ceremonies.
Doyle (guitarist): Doyle is married to former pro wrestler Stephanie Bellars. They have a daughter and twin boys together.
Michael Whalen: Michael Whalen or Mike Whalen or variations thereof may refer to:
Fenix art group: Seems to be not notable, fiction, or unverifiable. "Fenix art group" gets no hits. "Monica Ross" gets no hits. "Minica Ross" fenix gets no relevant hits. "Sue Richardson" fenix gets no hits. "Kate Walker" fenix gets no relevant hits. Tracey Emin is an artist, but "Tracey Emin" fenix gets no relevant hits. Article is an orphan, so no other context to search with, and it's the sole contrib of an IP, so probably can't get more info there, either. Niteowlneils 01:32, 2 Nov 2004 (UTC)
Jimmie Giles: Jimmie Giles, Jr. (born November 8, 1954 in Natchez, Mississippi), was a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the 3rd round of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 6'3", 238 lbs. tight end from Alcorn State University, Giles played in 13 NFL seasons from 1977-1989. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Giles's career flourished as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the early and mid 1980s. In 1988 with the Philadelphia Eagles, he caught a touchdown on one of the most memorable plays in Monday Night Football. Quarterback Randall Cunningham escaped a tackle from Giants defensive end Carl Banks and threw a touchdown to Giles.
Bancroft Prize: The Bancroft Prize is awarded each year by the trustees of Columbia University for books about diplomacy or the history of the Americas. It was established in 1948 by a bequest from Frederic Bancroft. The prize is generally considered the most prestigious award in the field of American history writing and comes with a $10,000 stipend (raised from $4,000 beginning in 2004).
Stop Killing Time: Stop Killing Time is the name of the second studio album by Greek musical group C:Real. The album was released October 2000 by LoCal-Planetworks.[1]
Buccopharyngeal fascia: This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant.
Tim Bresnan: Bresnan was one of five players to play at least 15 of Yorkshire's 16 matches during the 2005 season, and with 47 wickets he was Yorkshire's second leading wicket-taker, behind South African Deon Kruis. His batting is useful, with six first class fifties and a hundred (high score 116), and his 339 runs during the 2005 season was the ninth-highest in the Yorkshire side.
Houx: Houx is a commune of the Eure-et-Loir département in France, located 79 km from Paris and 20 km from Chartres.
Environmental Employment in Canada: The result was delete. -Royalguard11(T·R!) 23:14, 17 December 2007 (UTC)
Edward 40's hands: The result of the debate was keep and rename. Kilo-Lima|(talk) 11:44, 16 April 2006 (UTC)
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The Oscar (film): The film features an impressive cast which includes several actual Oscar winners: eight time costume design winner Edith Head; best actor winners Ernest Borgnine and Broderick Crawford; best supporting actor winners Ed Begley Sr., Walter Brennan (three wins), James Dunn, and Frank Sinatra. Merle Oberon and Eleanor Parker were nominated for Oscars but did not win.
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