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Aleph (musician)
Aleph is a 1980s Italo disco band, featuring the vocals of Dave Rodgers. The other members of the group were Donato Bellini and Marco Manzi. They achieved a fair amount of success with the single "Fly To Me" in 1985, which reached the Top Ten in several countries. They released two LPs, "Black Out" in 1988 and "Take My Life" in 1989, both originally released on Time Records

Aleph (psychedelic)
Aleph, or 2,5-dimethoxy-4-methylthioamphetamine, is a psychedelic hallucinogenic drug and a substituted amphetamine of the phenethylamine class of compounds, which can be used as an entheogen. It was first synthesized by Alexander Shulgin. In his book PiHKAL , Shulgin lists the dosage range as 5–10 mg

Alert
To be alert is to be in a state of alertness.Alert or ALERT may also refer to:-Places:* Alert, Indiana, a community in the United States* Alert, Nunavut, Canada, the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world

ALERT (medical facility, Ethiopia)
ALERT is a medical facility on the edge of Addis Ababa, specializing in Hansen’s disease, also known as “leprosy”. It was originally the All Africa Leprosy Rehabilitation and Training Center , but the official name is now expanded to include tuberculosis: All Africa Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Rehabilitation Training Centre.ALERT’s activities focus on its hospital,

Alertness
Alertness is the state of paying close and continuous attention, being watchful and prompt to meet danger or emergency, or being quick to perceive and act. It is related to psychology as well as to physiology

Alerts
Alert is a colloquial term used to define a machine-to-person communication that is important and/or time sensitive. An alert contains user-requested content such as a reminder , a notification , and ultimately an alert

Ales
Ales may mean:Places* Alès, a town and commune in southern France* Ales , a small town in the province of Oristano on Sardinia in ItalyOther* Ale, a fermented alcoholic beverage* Ales , a 1920s Japanese automobile

Ales (1921 Automobile)
The Ales was designed by engineer Junya Toyokawa, inventor of gyro-compasses for aircraft and boat control, and produced by Hakuyosha Ironworks Ltd, Tokyo, in 1921. The development of the two Ales experimental touring cars led to the production of the commercially sold 1924 Otomo

Alessandria (disambiguation)
Alessandria may refer to three towns in Italy, and to various things related to them*Alessandria, a town in Piedmont**U.S. Alessandria Calcio 1912, Alessandria’s football club

Aleutian
Aleutian may refer to:*The Aleut people, the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands, the Pribilof Islands, the Shumagin Islands, and the far western part of the Alaska Peninsula in Alaska and of Kamchatka Krai, Russia.

Alewife (disambiguation)
An alewife is an archaic English word for a woman who keeps an inn or tavern where ale is brewed and served. Alewife may also refer to:* Alewife, a kind of fish* Alewife Brook Reservation, a state park in Massachusetts

Alewife (multiprocessor)
Alewife was a cache coherent multiprocessor developed in the early 1990s by a group led by Anant Agarwal at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Alex (1908 Automobile)
The Alex was a prototype light car produced by Alexander and Co, Edinburgh, in 1908. The sole car made utilized a 14/18 hp 4-cylinder Gnome engine and a Rubery Owen chassis. Production was stopped after the solitary prototype after costs were found to be too great.-References:^Bill Emery, "Ales", in G.N

Alex (Lost)
Alexandra "Alex" Linus is a recurring fictional character on the ABC television series Lost played by Tania Raymonde. She was born 16 years prior to the crash of Oceanic Flight 815, but was taken from her mother, Danielle Rousseau by the Others. She was raised among them, believing her mother to be dead

Alex (restaurant)
Alex was a French restaurant located in Las Vegas, Nevada that held two Michelin stars. It is the namesake restaurant of celebrity chef Alessandro Stratta, Iron Chef USA and winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef Southwest" in 1998. The restaurant was well-known for Stratta's unique approach and attention to molecular gastronomy

Alex Smoke
Alex Smoke is a Scottish music producer and DJ, from Glasgow based in London, making techno, electronic and classical music. He has released three studio albums, Incommunicado and Paradolia , on Soma Records , and "Lux" on his own label Hum+Haw [www.humandhaw.com]-Singles:*Random As *Chica Wappa *Simple Things EP *Brian's

Alexa (genus)
Alexa is a genus of legumes.-External links:**

Alexander
Alexander is a common male first name, and less common surname. The most famous is Alexander the Great, the King of Macedon who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.- Origin :

Alexander (3rd century BC general)
Alexander was commander of the cavalry in the army of Antigonus III Doson during the war against Cleomenes III of Sparta. He fought against Philopoemen, then a young man, whose prudence and valor forced him to a disadvantageous engagement at Sellasia

Alexander (album)
The original film score of Alexander was composed by Vangelis and released on audio CD.The film, directed by Oliver Stone, portrays the life of Alexander the Great in an epic style that is also reflected in the score

Alexander (cocktail)
The Alexander is a gin cocktail consisting of gin, Chocolate Liqueur , and Cream.-Recipes for Mixed Drinks, by Hugo Ensslin, 1915:Alexander Cocktail*1/3 El Bart gin*1/3 Crème de Cacao*1/3 Sweet Cream

Alexander (Ephesian)
Alexander was an early Christian, one of two heretical teachers at Ephesus—the other being Hymenaeus—against whom Paul warns Timothy. Hymeneus and Alexander were proponents of antinomianism, the belief that Christian morality was not required

Alexander (magician)
Claude Alexander Conlin , also known as Alexander, C. Alexander, Alexander the Crystal Seer, and Alexander the Man Who Knows, was a vaudeville magician who specialized in mentalism and psychic reading acts, dressed in Oriental style robes and a feathered turban, and often used a crystal ball as a prop

Alexander (video game)
Alexander is a real-time strategy game created by GSC Game World and published by Ubisoft, based on the 2004 film of the same name

Alexander the Great (disambiguation)
Alexander the Great was an ancient Greek king of Macedon .Alexander the Great may also refer to:-People:* Alexander I of Georgia, King of Georgia * Alexander Mogilny , former professional ice hockey player in the NHL

Alexandra (1905 automobile)
The Alexandra was an all-wooden bodied electric brougham made by the Phoenix Carriage Co of Birmingham from 1905 to 1906. It included a safety device found in hansom cabs to stop passengers from falling out of the vehicle in the event of a sudden halt. A petrol-engine vehicle was also listed for sale, but it is unknown how much, if any, success this model found.-References:^G.N

Alexandra (film)
Alexandra is a 2007 Russian film about the Second Chechen War, written and directed by Aleksandr Sokurov. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.-Critical reception:

Alexandria (film)
Alexandria is a 2005 Indonesian film, featuring a soundtrack by Indonesian pop rock band, Peterpan.-Plot synopsis:Bagas keeps his feeling towards his neighbor and childhood friend, Alexandria , but he is unable to express it out

Alexandria (provincial electoral district)
-1944 general election:-1957 liquor plebiscite:On October 30, 1957 a stand alone plebiscite was held province wide in all 50 of the then current provincial electoral districts in Alberta. The government decided to consult Alberta voters to decide on liquor sales and mixed drinking after a divisive debate in the Legislature

Alexandrian
Alexandrian is either:* an adjective referring to a place called Alexandria, as in Alexandrian text-type* a person from and/or inhabiting a city called Alexandria

Alexandrine (disambiguation)
-People:* Alexandrine Le Normant d'Étoilles , daughter of Madame de Pompadour* Alexandrine of Baden , eldest child of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden and Sophie of Sweden

Alexandru (name)
Alexandru is a common Romanian given name for males. It is equivalent to the English name Alexander. A common diminutive is Sandu; another common diminutive is Alecu

Alexia
Alexia may refer to:People*Alexia *Alexia *Alexia Bryn, a Norwegian pair skater*Alexia Dechaume-Balleret, a French professional tennis player

Alexis (comics)
Alexis was the pseudonym of Dominique Vallet, a French comics artist, best known for his work on the series Al Crane and Superdupont.-Biography:

Alexis (country singer)
Alexis is an American country pop/rock singer from Albany, Oregon. She is best known for "The Real Me", a song on the soundtrack for the 2004 film Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. She has opened for more prominent artists including Keith Urban, Tracy Byrd and Sawyer Brown.-Career:Alexis has been performing since she was six years old

Alexis (given name)
Alexis is a given name derived from the Greek word ἀλέξω or aléxo, meaning "to help, defend." It was the name of several saints venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches, including Saint Alexis of Rome, and of a Russian tsar, Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia

Alf (name)
The male name Alf is derived from álf, the Old Norse for "elf". It is also the shortened form of various Germanic names with álf as their first part, notably Alfred, or more directly from Ataulf .

Alfa
Alfa may refer to:* A grass also called esparto.* ALFA , an international indoor rowing competition in Estonia* Alfa , a Lebanese telecom company* ALFA , a Mexican industrial conglomerate* Alfa , a title in Guinea

ALFA
ALFA is the biggest indoor rowing competition in the Baltics raced over 1,000 m on Concept2 indoor rowers. The first competition in Estonia on Concept2 rowing ergometers took place at the end of 1993 in the hall of the Lootos sports association. There were 54 participants in the competition, initiated by the Tallinn Rowing Club

Alfa (Lebanon)
Alfa is one of the two operating GSM networks in Lebanon, side by side with MTC Touch.-Overview:Mobile Interim Company 1 MIC 1 is the company that manages the alfa network on behalf of the Ministry of Telecommunications in the Republic Of Lebanon .alfa is the brand name of the network owned by MIC1 S.A.L

ALFA (Mexico)
ALFA is a Mexican conglomerate composed of four business groups: Alpek , Nemak , Sigma Alimentos and Alestra .

Alfabet
Alfabet is a global provider of software for strategic IT planning and business change management.- Corporate History :Founded in 1997, alfabet delivers a standard software product suite called "planningIT" for strategic IT planning and governance. IT Planning encompasses all activities that support effective and consistent decision makingabout how IT should be deployed and managed

Alfinete
Carlos Alberto Dario de Oliveira, usually known as Alfinete , is a retired professional Brazilian footballer who played as a right back for several Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs.-Nickname:

Alfred
Alfred may refer to:*Alfred *Alfred *Alfred the Great , king of Wessex*Alfred Aetheling , son of King Ethelred II of EnglandIn geography:*Lake Alfred, Florida*Alfred, Maine*Alfred , New York

Alfred (bishop)
Alfred was a medieval Bishop of Sherborne.He was consecrated in 933. He died in 943.-References:* Powicke, F. Maurice and E. B. Fryde Handbook of British Chronology 2nd. ed. London:Royal Historical Society 1961-External links:*

Alfred (name)
The name Alfred is of English origin and comes from the Old English name elements ælf and ræd or rēd , and thus means "elf counsel" or "one who is counseled by elves"

Alfred (play)
Alfred is a sung stage work about Alfred the Great with music by Thomas Arne and a libretto by David Mallet and James Thomson. The work was initially devised as a masque in 1740 and was first performed at Cliveden, country home of Frederick, Prince of Wales, on 1 August 1740, to commemorate the accession of George I and the birthday of the Princess Augusta

Alfresco
Alfresco in English usually refers to eating outside , but also may refer to:* Alfresco , an open-source content-management system

Algebraic
Algebraic may refer to any subject within the algebra branch of mathematics and related branches like algebraic geometry and algebraic topology.Algebraic may also refer to:

Algebraic number
In mathematics, an algebraic number is a number that is a root of a non-zero polynomial in one variable with rational coefficients. Numbers such as π that are not algebraic are said to be transcendental; almost all real numbers are transcendental

Algenib
Algenib is a name of the following stars:*Gamma Pegasi*Alpha Persei

Algeria
Algeria , officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria , also formally referred to as the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa with Algiers as its capital.In terms of land area, it is the largest country in Africa and the Arab World Algeria , officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al Jumhuriyah al Jazairiyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Shabiyah), also formally referred to as the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa with Algiers as its capital.In terms of land area, it is the largest country in Africa and the Arab World Algeria , officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (Al Jumhuriyah al Jazairiyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Shabiyah), also formally referred to as the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa with Algiers as its capital.In terms of land area, it is the largest country in Africa and the Arab World (now

Algerian
Algerian may refer to:* Something of, or related to Algeria* A person or people from Algeria, or of Algerian descent. For information about the Algerian people, see Demographics of Algeria and Culture of Algeria. For specific Algerians, see List of Algerians.

Alginic acid
Alginic acid, also called algin or alginate, is an anionic polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae, where it, through binding water, forms a viscous gum. In extracted form it absorbs water quickly; it is capable of absorbing 200-300 times its own weight in water. Its colour ranges from white to yellowish-brown

Algol (fanzine)
Algol: The Magazine About Science Fiction was published from 1963-1984 by Andrew Porter. The name was changed to Starship in 1979.It won a Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1974, in a tie with Richard E. Geis' Science Fiction Review; and received five other nominations for the Hugo .

Algology
From the Greek άλγος, algos, "pain", algology is the medical treatment of pain as practiced in Greece and Turkey. The Hellenic Society of Algology and the Turkish Algology-Pain Society are the relevant local bodies affiliated to the International Association for the Study of Pain .-External links:***

Algonquin
The Algonquins are aboriginal/First Nations inhabitants of North America who speak the Algonquin language, a divergent dialect of the Ojibwe language, which is part of the Algonquian language family. Culturally and linguistically, they are closely related to the Odawa and Ojibwe, with whom they form the larger Anicinàpe grouping

Algophobia
Algophobia is a phobia of pain - an abnormal and persistent fear of pain that is far more powerful than that of a normal person

AMTV
For the Ladytron song of the same name, see Witching HourAMTV is a television program on MTV in the United States, first aired unofficially as a sneak preview on March 26, 2009, and launched officially on March 30, 2009

Amul
Amul , formed in 1946, is a dairy cooperative in India. It is a brand name managed by an apex cooperative organisation, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd

Amulet
An amulet, similar to a talisman , is any object intended to bring good luck or protection to its owner.Potential amulets include gems, especially engraved gems, statues, coins, drawings, pendants, rings, plants and animals; even words said in certain occasions—for example: vade retro satana—, to repel evil or bad luck.The word "amulet" comes from

Amur Leopard
The Amur leopard , also known as the Far Eastern leopard, Korean leopard, and Manchurian leopard is one of nine recognised subspecies of leopard. It is a wild feline predator native to the mountainous areas of the Russian Far East. It used to inhabit the forests of Korea and China, but it has since become extinct in those countries

Amur State University
Amur State University is a university in Blagoveshchensk, Amur Oblast, Russia.

Amused to Death
Amused to Death is a concept album, and the third studio album by former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters. It was released in 1992.The album title was attached to material that Waters began working on during the Radio KAOS tour

Amusement park
thumb|Cinderella Castle in [[Magic Kingdom]], [[Disney World]]Amusement and theme parks are terms for a group of entertainment attractions and rides and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people

Amusement ride
Amusement rides are large mechanical devices that move people to create enjoyment. They are frequently found at amusement parks, traveling carnivals, and funfairs.-Notable types:*Afterburner*Ali Baba*Balloon Race*Booster

Amway
Amway is a direct selling company and manufacturer that uses network marketing to sell a variety of products, primarily in the health, beauty, and home care markets. Amway was founded in 1959 by Jay Van Andel and Richard DeVos

Amy Beach
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. Most of her compositions and performances were under the name Mrs. H.H.A. Beach.-Early years:Beach was born Amy Marcy Cheney in Henniker, New Hampshire into a distinguished New England family

Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman is an American progressive broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the internet.-Early life:Goodman was born in Bay Shore, New York on April 13, 1957 to Dr

Amy Grant
Amy Lee Grant is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, media personality and actress, best known for her Christian music. She has been referred to as "The Queen of Christian Pop"

Amy Lee
Amy Lynn Hartzler , best known as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites influences ranging from classical musicians such as Mozart to modern artists Björk, Tori Amos, Danny Elfman and Plumb

Amygdala
The ' are almond-shaped groups of nuclei located deep within the medial temporal lobes of the brain in complex vertebrates, including humans. Shown in research to perform a primary role in the processing and memory of emotional reactions, the amygdalae are considered part of the limbic system.- Anatomical subdivisions :The regions described as amygdala nuclei encompass several

Amyl alcohol
An amyl alcohol is any of 8 alcohols with the formula C5H11OH. A mixture of amyl alcohols can be obtained from fusel alcohol. Amyl alcohol is used as a solvent and in esterfication for example in the production of amyl acetate

Amyl nitrate
Amyl nitrate is the chemical compound with the formula CH34ONO2. This molecule consists of the 5-carbon amyl group attached to a nitrate functional group. It is the ester of amyl alcohol and nitric acid.-Applications:

Amyloplast
Amyloplasts are non-pigmented organelles found in some plant cells. They are responsible for the synthesis and storage of starch granules, through the polymerization of glucose. Amyloplasts also convert this starch back into sugar when the plant needs energy

An Abundance of Katherines
An Abundance of Katherines is a young adult novel by John Green. Released in 2006, it was a finalist for the Michael L. Printz Award.An appendix explaining some of the more complex equations Colin uses throughout the story was written by Daniel Biss, a close friend to Green.-Plot summary:Colin Singleton is an anagram-loving seventeen year old boy who has become depressed

An Enemy of the People
An Enemy of the People is an 1882 play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen wrote it in response to the public outcry against his play Ghosts, which at that time was considered scandalous

An Essay on Criticism
An Essay on Criticism is one of the first major poems written by the English writer Alexander Pope . It is written in a type of rhyming verse called heroic couplets.

An Honest Thief
"An Honest Thief" is an 1848 short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The story recounts the tale of the tragic drunkard Emelyan Ilyitch.- Synopsis :

An Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth is a 2006 documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former United States Vice President Al Gore's campaign to educate citizens about global warming via a comprehensive slide show that, by his own estimate, he has given more than a thousand times.Premiering at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opening in New York City and Los Angeles on May 24,

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is a short story by Ambrose Bierce. It was originally published in 1890, and first collected in Bierce's 1891 book Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

An Officer and a Gentleman
A Officer and a Gentleman is a 1982 American drama film that tells the story of a U.S. Navy aviation officer candidate who comes into conflict with the Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who trains him. It was written by Douglas Day Stewart and directed by Taylor Hackford

AN/APQ-116
The Texas Instruments AN/APQ-116 is a terrain-following radar used in A-7 Corsair II and C-130 Hercules aircraft.

AN/PYQ-10
The AN/PYQ-10 Simple Key Loader is a ruggedized, portable, hand-held fill device, for securely receiving, storing, and transferring data between compatible cryptographic and communications equipment

Ana Alicia
Ana Alicia is an American actress. She is best known for her role as scheming heiress Melissa Agretti on the long-running primetime soap opera Falcon Crest.-Early life:

Ana Bárbara
Ana Bárbara is a Mexican Latin Grammy Award winner, songwriter, producer, and Grammy-nominated recording artist.-Early life and early career:

Ana Guevara
Ana Gabriela Guevara Espinoza is a now-retired Mexican track and field athlete, specialized in the 400 meters. Her career began in 1996 carrying out diverse tours, participating in her first international competences

Anabaena
Anabaena is a genus of filamentous cyanobacteria that exists as plankton. It is known for its nitrogen fixing abilities, and they form symbiotic relationships with certain plants, such as the mosquito fern. They are one of four genera of cyanobacteria that produce neurotoxins, which are harmful to local wildlife, as well as farm animals and pets

Anabella Drummond
Anabella Drummond was the Queen Consort of Scotland as the wife of Robert III of Scotland.-Family:She was the daughter of Sir John Drummond, of Stobhall, near Perth, 11th Thane of Lennox and Chief of Clan Drummond, and Mary Montifex

Anaconda Copper
Anaconda Copper Mining Company was one of the largest trusts of the early 20th century. The Anaconda was purchased by Atlantic Richfield Company on January 12, 1977

Anacostia River
The Anacostia River is a river in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States. It flows from Prince George's County in Maryland into Washington, D.C., where it joins with the Washington Channel to empty into the Potomac River at Buzzard Point. It is approximately long

Anadara
Anadara is a genus of saltwater bivalves, ark clams, in the family Arcidae.-Species:Species within the genus Anadara include:* Anadara auriculata Lamarck * Anadara baughmani Hertlein, 1951 - baughman ark, skewed ark

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world’s largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, with approximately 2.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent of proved reserves and production of 206 million BOE as of December 31, 2008. Anadarko employs a worldwide workforce of about 4,000

Anadarko, Oklahoma
Anadarko is a city in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 6,645 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Caddo County.-Early History:Anadarko got its name when its post office was established in 1873

Anaerobic digestion
Anaerobic digestion is a series of processes in which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. It is used for industrial or domestic purposes to manage waste and/or to release energy.

Anaerobic organism
An anaerobic organism or anaerobe is any organism that does not require oxygen for growth. It could possibly react negatively and may even die if oxygen is present

Anaerobic respiration
Anaerobic respiration is a form of respiration using electron acceptors other than oxygen. Although oxygen is not used as the final electron acceptor, the process still uses a respiratory electron transport chain; it is respiration without oxygen

Anaesthetic vaporiser
An anaesthetic vaporiser is a device generally attached to an anaesthetic machine which delivers a given concentration of a volatile anaesthetic agent.The design of these devices takes account of varying*ambient temperature*fresh gas flow

Anaheim Fire Department
The Anaheim Fire Department is the agency that provides fire protection and emergency medical services for Anaheim, California.-Fire Suppression Section:

Anahid Ajemian
Anahid Ajemian is an American violinist. Ajemian's career in contemporary music got its impetus from the desire to help young composers of her generation have their compositions performed. Additionally, she enjoyed performing the music of established contemporary performers

Anal fistula
Anal fistula, or fistula-in-ano, is an abnormal connection between the epithelialised surface of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

Anal masturbation
Anal masturbation is manual erotic stimulation focusing on the anus and rectum. For humans, common methods of anal masturbation include manual stimulation of the anal opening and the insertion of an object or objects such as fingers, feet, fists, phallic shaped items, water play, or sex toys such as anal beads, butt plugs, dildos, vibrators or specially designed prostate

Analcite
Analcime or analcite is a white, grey, or colourless tectosilicate mineral. Analcime consists of hydrated sodium aluminium silicate in cubic crystalline form. Its chemical formula is NaAlSi2O6·H2O. Minor amounts of potassium and calcium substitute for sodium

Analects of Confucius
The Analects, or Lunyu , also known as the Analects of Confucius, are considered a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese thinker and philosopher Confucius and his disciples, as well as the discussions they held.

Analog
- In literature and language :* Analog, an object, concept or situation which in some way resembles a different situation:** Analog , a literary work that shares motifs, characters or events with another, but is not directly derived from it

Analytical engine
The Analytical Engine was a proposed mechanical general-purpose computer designed by English mathematician Charles Babbage. It was first described in 1837 as the successor to Babbage's difference engine, a design for a mechanical calculator

Analytical jurisprudence
Analytical jurisprudence is a legal theory that draws on the resources of modern analytical philosophy to try to understand the nature of law. Since the boundaries of analytical philosophy are somewhat vague, it is difficult to say how far it extends. H. L. A

Analytical psychology
Analytical psychology is the school of psychology originating from the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. His theoretical orientation has been advanced by his students and other thinkers who followed in his tradition. Though they share similarities, analytical psychology is distinct from Freudian psychoanalysis

Analyze That
Analyze That is a 2002 mafia comedy film, and a sequel to the 1999 film Analyze This. The film was directed and co-written by Harold Ramis and stars Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal who respectively reprise their roles as mobster Paul Vitti and psychiatrist Ben Sobel.-Plot:Near the completion of his sentence in Sing Sing prison, Paul Vitti's

Anambra East
Anambra East is a Local Government Area in Anambra State, south-central Nigeria. Towns that make up the local government are Umuleri, Igboariam, Nando, Nsugbe, Aguleri, Otuocha, Ezi Aguluotu, Mkpunando, Enugwu Aguleri and Umuoba Anam.

Anambra State
Anambra is a state in south-eastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original 'Oma Mbala', the native name of the Anambra River. The Capital and the Seat of Government is Awka. Onitsha and Nnewi are the biggest commercial and industrial cities, respectively. The state's theme is "Light Of The Nation"

Anamirta cocculus
Anamirta cocculus is a Southeast Asian and Indian climbing plant. Its fruit, Cocculus indicus, is the source of picrotoxin, a poisonous alkaloid with stimulant properties.

Ananda Krishnan
Tatparanandam Ananda Krishnan is a Malaysian businessman and philanthropist of Tamil origin. Nicknamed A-K, he is estimated to have a net worth of US$9.6 billion according to Forbes' latest annual list of wealthiest people, making him the second wealthiest in Southeast Asia behind Robert Kuok, and number 89 in the world.Ananda Krishnan shuns public exposure and is known to

Anansi
Anansi the trickster is a spider, and is one of the most important characters of West African and Caribbean folklore.He is also known as Ananse, Kwaku Ananse, and Anancy; and in the Southern United States he has evolved into Aunt Nancy. He is a spider, but often acts and appears as a man

Anaocha
Anaocha is a Local Government Area in Anambra State, south-central Nigeria. Towns that make up the local government are Aguluzigbo, Agulu, Neni, Ichida, Adazi-Ani, Adazi-Enu, Adazi-Nnukwu, Akwaeze, Nri, Obeledu.-References:

Anaphase
Anaphase, from the ancient Greek ἀνά and φάσις , is the stage of mitosis or meiosis when chromosomes move to opposite poles of the cell.

Anaphora (linguistics)
In linguistics, anaphora is an instance of an expression referring to another. Usually, an anaphoric expression is represented by a pro-form or some other kind of deictic--for instance, a pronoun referring to its antecedent

Anaphrodisiac
An anaphrodisiac or antiaphrodisiac is something that quells or blunts the libido. It is the opposite of an aphrodisiac, something that enhances sexual appetite

Anaphylaxis
Anaphylaxis is defined as "a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death". It typically results in a number of symptoms including throat swelling, an itchy rash, and low blood pressure

Anarcho-primitivism
Anarcho-primitivism is an anarchist critique of the origins and progress of civilization. According to anarcho-primitivism, the shift from hunter-gatherer to agricultural subsistence gave rise to social stratification, coercion, and alienation

Anarkali
Anarkali ; Anārkalī ) was a legendary slave girl from Lahore, Punjab . During the Mughal period, she was supposedly ordered to be buried alive between two walls by Mughal emperor Akbar for having an illicit relationship with the Prince Nuruddin Saleem later to become Emperor Jahangir

Anarmani
Anarmani is a village development committee in Jhapa District in the Mechi Zone of south-eastern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 15,259 people living in 3020 individual households.

Anastasio Somoza Debayle
Anastasio Somoza Debayle was a Nicaraguan leader and officially the 73rd and 76th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1967 to 1 May 1972 and from 1 December 1974 to 17 July 1979. As head of the National Guard, he was de facto ruler of the country from 1967 to 1979

Anastasius Sinaita
Saint Anastasius Sinaïta or Anastasius of Sinai, also called Anastasios of Sinai, was a prolific and important seventh century Greek ecclesiastical writer, priest, monk, and abbot of Saint Catherine's Monastery at Mt. Sinai.

Anat
Anat, also ‘Anat is a major northwest Semitic goddess.-‘Anat in Ugarit:In the Ugaritic Ba‘al/Hadad cycle ‘Anat is a violent war-goddess, a virgin in Ugarit though the sister and lover of the great Ba‘al known as Hadad elsewhere. Ba‘al is usually called the son of Dagon and sometimes the son of El. ‘Anat is addressed by El as "daughter"

Anatole France
Anatole France , born François-Anatole Thibault, , was a French poet, journalist, and novelist. He was born in Paris, and died in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire. He was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters

Anatolia
Anatolia is a geographic and historical term denoting the westernmost protrusion of Asia, comprising the majority of the Republic of Turkey

Anatolian leopard
The Anatolian leopard , also called the Asia Minor leopard is a leopard subspecies native to southwestern Turkey. Its continued existence is uncertain.- Distribution and habitat: