◎◎◎ coronavirus ⪢⪢
Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses. They consist of a core of genetic material surrounded by an envelope with protein spikes. This gives it the appearance of a crown. 'Crown' in Latin is called 'corona' and that's how these viruses get their
○○○ Ebola ⪢⪢
Ebola is caused by six species of virus with four known to cause sickness in humans and each is named after the locations of their
outbreaks. The first known species was Zaire Ebola virus discovered in 1976 near Zaire's Ebola river.
○○○ influencer ⪢⪢
A social media influencer is a person who gets paid to promote certain products or services to their
follower base on media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and so on.
○○○ ransomware ⪢⪢
The cyber attack was described by experts as ____. Companies, government agencies and hospitals around the world lost control of their
computer's data. Affected computers received a message demanding payment of $300 to regain control of the data.
○○○ brachiation ⪢⪢
His swinging motion is a technique known as brachiation. Gibbons have evolved long, strong forearms. Highly mobile joints in their
shoulders and wrists enhance their
○○○ would ⪢⪢
The new use of "they" would replace "he" and the word "their
" would replace "his". For example, "They changed their
name to Caitlyn Jenner."
○○○ mythology ⪢⪢
Most myths have supernatural beings or events. Greek mythology is the most popular and influential but many cultures around the world had their
own tales and stories.
○○○ Tuesday ⪢⪢
Tuesday is Mars day. But the Anglo-saxons had their
own sky god of war named Tiw or Tyr in Norse Mythology known as the one-handed war god (due to his hand having been bitten off by a wolf).
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They go up the rivers with their
light boats that they can then carry to the sources of the Dnieper and reach the Black Sea. In Constantinople, they sell mainly furs, honey and slaves captured along the way.
○○○ procession ⪢⪢
In Japan, the funeral procession of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe travels through Tokyo as people offer their
final respects to the nation's longest serving leader.
○○○ microscopic ⪢⪢
You will often see snakes flicking their
tongue in and out. Again this snake is not being rude. It is actually tasting the air - collecting microscopic particles which it can analyze using a special organ in the roof of its mouth.
○○○ legislation ⪢⪢
As progress continued on the ISS, China stated their
desire to join the ISS as a new member. However _____ introduced by US Congress in 2011 eliminated the possibility of China joining the ISS.
○○○ raspy ⪢⪢
uniqueness is not just limited to their
look. The Bengal cat doesn't meow quite like other cats. It's actually more of a bark, kind of a raspy sound.
○○○ shover ⪢⪢
It's bears vs dogs. Watch these 4 pups come dangerously close to a big brown bear and her 2 cubs invading their
back yard in California. Chaos ensues. The bear swipes its paw at one of the pups.
○○○ take measures ⪢⪢
Tired of the constant danger that the cat presented, one of the mice decided to summon a general counsel so that all the mice could debate what measures they could take to outwit their
common enemy the cat.
○○○ marvel ⪢⪢
They battled their
way onto civilion planes which took off with hundreds of passengers jammed inside. One air traffic controller marveled as a pilot ferry 800 people to Dubai in a plane designed for 150.
• 2021-08-18 bewilder ⪢⪢
In this remarkable photo, you can see the entire plane jammed with fleeing Afghans.
Take a closer look: A baby drinking milk and bewildered children fleeing their
homeland with only what they could carry.
○○○ cryogenic ⪢⪢
Cryogenic engines are the most prestigious rocket engine technology. Due to their
design and operational complexity, only a few countries have actually been able to develop this intriguing engine.
○○○ Bastille ⪢⪢
The wands of smoke are rising from the walls of the Bastille and through the streets of Paris runs a sense of the unreal.
The Kings have all departed.
servants are no where.
We burned out their
mansions in the name of Robespierre. #song
○○○ amass ⪢⪢
And immediately prior to this declaration, the Russian army had amassed around 200,000 soldiers along with their
tanks, artillery, equipment and field hospitals across their
border and many others inside of Belarus along their
border with Ukraine.
• 1962-10-25 ⪢⪢
On October 25th, the blockade was challenged for the first time. Soviet ships approached the quarantine zone but American ships held their
ground. The Soviet vessels were forced to turn back and the blockade continued.
￫ hold one's ground
• 2022-03-02 ⪢⪢
While ordinary people stand ready to fight off their
invaders on their
home territory, the international community is offering support, weapons and sanctions against Russia hoping to get President Putin to back down.
• 1200 ⪢⪢
In Western Europe, the Catholic religion is more and more on the offensive. The Pope launches the Baltic crusades intended to convert the pagan peoples around the Baltic sea. Germans arrive in Riga and begin their
○○○ restrict ⪢⪢
In China, people in Shanghai ask officials to ease strong anti-COVID-19 measures as the city reports 23,000 cases daily while millions are restricted to their
homes. 2022-04-15 ￫ measure #China
○○○ lender ⪢⪢
Lenders usually want to make their
money into more money and borrowers usually want to buy something they can't afford like a house or a car or they want to invest in some thing like starting a business.
• Cross Product
Given two nonzero vectors in two or three dimensions, their
cross product is a vector with magnitude equal to the product of the magnitudes of the vectors times the sine of the angle between the vectors and direction perpendicular to the vectors.
Unlike emeralds which could look as dark as black in lowlight, _____ hold on to their
green and gold vibrancy even in candlelight giving them the nickname emeralds of the evening.