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Dracunculus is a genus of spiruroid nematode parasites in the family Dracunculidae. Some species infest humans, and alter their hosts’ behaviour in a way that supports the worm’s reproductive cycle. Dracunculus causes a blister to form on foot of the host, causing severe pain and boiling sensation

Dracunculus (aroid)
Dracunculus is a genus of 3 species of a tuberous perennial of the family Araceae. They are characterised by a large purple spathe and spadix, often produced in advance of the pedate, dark green leaves often with white mottling

Draft or draught may mean:* Draught beer or other beverage, served from a bulk keg or cask rather than a bottle or can-Watercraft dimensions:* Draft , distance from waterline to keel* Draft , degree of curvature in a sail

Draft horse
A draft horse , draught horse or dray horse , less often called a work horse or heavy horse, is a large horse bred for hard, heavy tasks such as ploughing and farm labour

Drafted (comics)
Drafted is a comic book series by Mark Powers and Chris Lie, published by Devil's Due Publishing starting in 2007.- Publication history :The 99 cent Preview was published in June 2007 and the main series began in September 2007

- In science and technology :* Drag , the force which resists motion of an object through a fluid* Drag equation, a mathematical equation used in analyzing the magnitude of drag caused by fluid flow

Drag (band)
Drag is an Australian rock band led by Darren Middleton, most known as the lead guitarist from highly successful Australian group Powderfinger.-History:

Drag (Red Aunts album)
Drag is the first full length album by the Red Aunts. It was released in 1993 on Sympathy for the Record Industry.-Track listing:#"Kung Fu Kitten" - 3:45#"Sleeping Pill" - 2:12#"Lethal Lolita" - 2:23#"Hot Rod" - 2:58#"Sleeping in the Wet Spot" - 2:44

Dragan (name)
Dragan is a male name derived from the Slavic element "dorogo" or precious . It is a predominantly Serbian name but also popular among Croatians, Macedonians and Bulgarians

Drage may refer to:*Drage, Nordfriesland, in the district of Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany*Drage, Steinburg, in the district of Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany*Drage, Lower Saxony, in the district of Harburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

A dragoman was an interpreter, translator and official guide between Turkish, Arabic, and Persian-speaking countries and polities of the Middle East and European embassies, consulates, vice-consulates and trading posts

Dragoman (disambiguation)
Dragoman was a historical title used by official interpreters in the Ottoman Empire and other Turkish, Arabic, and Persian-speaking polities.Dragoman may also refer to:* Dragoman, Bulgaria* Dragoman marsh, the biggest natural karst wetland in Bulgaria

Dragon (car)
Dragon is a Russian car manufacturer that makes offroad and tunes cars. There are only two known models, the Dragon Astero and the Dragon Jump.

Dragon (fantasy series)
The Dragon series is a tetralogy of fantasy novels by Chinese-American author Laurence Yep. Yep had already written several books including the Newbery Honor novel Dragonwings by 1980, when, after undertaking careful research, he decided to adapt Chinese mythology into a fantasy form, something he had always wanted to do since he had sold his first science fiction story at 18

Dragon (Steven Brust novel)
Dragon is the eighth book in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos series, published in 1998 by Tor Books. It is both the second and fourth book of the series in chronological order, largely occurring after Taltos and before Yendi, with brief interludes taking place shortly after the events of Yendi

Dragon (TV series)
Dragon is a Canadian stop-motion children's television program which is based on the books by best-selling children's author Dav Pilkey. The show first aired in Canada in 2004 and continues to air on Treehouse TV and on Qubo in the US.

Dragon's blood
Dragon's blood is a bright red resin that is obtained from different species of a number of distinct plant genera: Croton, Dracaena, Daemonorops, Calamus rotang and Pterocarpus. The red resin was used in ancient times as varnish, medicine, incense, and dye

Dragonfly (1999 novel)
Dragonfly is a fantasy, horror novel by author Frederic S. Durbin. It was released in 1999 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,000 copies. It was the author's first novel.-Plot summary:

Dragonfly (band)
Dragonfly is the group which represented Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland.Members are Drago Vidakovic, Branko Kuznar, Branko Badanjak and Iva Gluhak.

Dragonfly (film)
Dragonfly is a 2002 drama film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Kevin Costner. The story is about a grieving doctor being contacted by his late wife through his patients' near-death experience.-Plot:

Dragonfly (Hitomi Shimatani song)
"Dragonfly" is Hitomi Shimatani's 24th single under Avex Trax. It was released on February 21, 2007. The single peaked at #29 on the Oricon charts and has sold 5,532 copies in the present. 'Dragonfly' is in a form of garage rock while the B-side, 'Bye-Bye' is a mid-tempo classical jazz piece

Dragonfly (Masami Okui album)
Dragonfly is the 10th album by Masami Okui, released on 2 February 2005. This album is the first album she released under her own record label company Evolution.-Track listing:#Dragonfly#*Lyrics: Masami Okui#*Composition, arrangement: Monta

Dragonfly (Strawbs album)
Dragonfly is a studio album by English band Strawbs. It contains the lengthy and rather progressive ballad "The Vision of the Lady of the Lake" describing the hardships of a boatman who encounters and battles all kinds of mystical creatures on a lake, with a sword that was given to him by the lady of the lake.-Side one:#"The Weary Song" – 3:50#"Dragonfly"

Dragonfly (Trey Anastasio song)
"Dragonfly" is a song by Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio from his 2006 album Bar 17. It was released as the album's first single, with heavy airplay on Jam On on Sirius Satellite Radio and Dish Network.

Dragons (band)
Dragons are an English band, formed in 2005 in Bristol by Singer Anthony Tombling Jr., and drummer David Francolini. Other members are Adam Coombs , Calvin Talbot , Will Crewdson and Jim Fage . Their brand of sweeping indie rock is compared to the sound of bands such as Joy Division and Editors

Dragonsword (novel)
Dragonsword is a novel written by Gael Baudino and published in 1988. It is the first in the Dragonsword Trilogy. The other novels are Duel of Dragons and Dragon Death

Dragoon (anime)
is a three-episode Japanese original video animation.-Plot:In Dragoon, May is the key to unlocking the deadliest weapon, known as the Dragoon. Soon into the film, May is shown in a tube being controlled by two older men. May escapes and finds herself lost in the woods

Dragoon (pigeon)
The Dragoon is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding. Dragoons, along with other varieties of domesticated pigeons, are all descendants from the Rock Pigeon . The Dragoon was one of the breeds used in the development of the Racing Homer.A very old breed of British origin, referred to by Moore .

Dragun is a municipality in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

A drain is a plumbing fixture that provides an exit-point for waste water or water that is to be re-circulatedDrain may also refer to:* Drainage, the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area

Drain (comic)
Drain is a creator-owned comic by writer C. B. Cebulski and is painted by Sana Takeda and published by Image Comics.-Publication history:

Drain (plumbing)
A drain is the primary vessel for unwanted water to be flumed away, either to a more useful area, funnelled into a receptacle, or run into the sewers as waste.-Waste versus re-circulated drains:

Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from an area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improve production or to manage water supplies.-Early history:

- People :* Drake ** Notably Sir Francis Drake , an English sea captain and politician of the Elizabethan era* Drake * Drake , stage name of Aubrey Drake Graham, Canadian recording artist and actor- Places :

Dram or DRAM may refer to:As a unit of measure:* Dram , an imperial unit of mass and volume* Armenian dram, a monetary unit* Dirham, a unit of currency in several Arab nationsOther uses:

Drama (Beseech album)
Drama is Beseech's fourth album, released in 2004 by Napalm Records. The CD features 8 tracks.-Track listing:# "Drama" – 4:59# "Higher Level" – 4:13

Drama (Montt Mardié album)
Drama is the debut full length album of Swedish indie pop musician Montt Mardié. It was released on November 7, 2005 by the Swedish record label Hybris. The album is very pop oriented, allowing many different tempos and styles to be placed next to one another

Drama Queen
"Drama Queen" was the Danish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, performed in English by DQ. This was the first appearance of a solo drag act in Contest history .

Drama Queen (album)
Drama Queen is Canadian band Neurosonic's debut album. It peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers album chart.-Track listing:#"So Many People" - 2:42#"Are Solar" - 3:29#"I Will Always Be Your Fool" - 3:50#"Me Myself And I" - 4:15

Drama Queen (Neurosonic album)
Drama Queen is Canadian band Neurosonic's debut album. It peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers album chart.-Track listing:#"So Many People" - 2:42#"Are Solar" - 3:29#"I Will Always Be Your Fool" - 3:50#"Me Myself And I" - 4:15

Dramatic may refer to:* Drama, a literary form involving parts for actors* Dramatic, a voice type classification in European classical music, describing a specific vocal weight and range at the lower end of a given voice part

Dramatic (Casiopea album)
-Personnel:CASIOPEA are*Producer - Kyoji Kato*Director - Hideyuki Akiyama*Associate Producer - Satoshi Nakao*Executive Producer - Shoro Kawazoe*Recording & Mixing Engineer - Koji Sugimori*Assistant Engineer - Kazuyoshi Hirayama

Dramaturgy is the art of dramatic composition and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage. Dramaturgy is a distinct practice separate from play writing and directing, although a single individual may perform any combination of the three. Some dramatists combine writing and dramaturgy when creating a drama

Drank may refer to:* Drank , a grape flavored 'anti-energy' drink sold in some U.S. states.* Purple drank, a recreational drug

Drape (disambiguation)
Drape can refer to:*a curtain*Drapery, cloth used for decorative purposes*Drape suit, a British variation of the lounge suit

Draper is the now largely obsolete term for a wholesaler, or especially retailer, of cloth, mainly for clothing, or one who works in a draper's shop. A draper may additionally operate as a cloth merchant or a haberdasher. The drapers were an important trade guild

Draper (surname)
Draper is a surname, taken from the occupation . It is the 1365th most popular name in the USA, with approximately 22,383 and may refer to:* Albert Draper, Canadian politician* Blake A

Draughts is a group of abstract strategy board games between two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over the enemy's pieces. Draughts developed from alquerque

A draughtsman or draftsman , is a person skilled in drawing, either:*drawing for artistic purposes, or*technical drawing for practical purposes such as architecture or engineering

-Language and culture:*Dravidian languages, a family of languages spoken mainly in South India and North-Eastern Sri Lanka*Proto-Dravidian, a model of the common ancestor of the above languages*Elamo-Dravidian languages, a proposed language family

Draw the Line
Draw the Line is the fifth album by American hard rock band Aerosmith, released December 1, 1977. The album was recorded in an abandoned convent near New York City, rented out for that purpose

Drawback, in law in commerce, paying back a duty previously paid on exporting excisable articles or on re-exporting foreign goods. The object of a drawback is to let commodities which are subject to taxation be exported and sold in a foreign country on the same terms as goods from countries where they are untaxed

Drawbar may refer to:*Drawbar , a device for coupling a hauling vehicle to a load. This usage may be road, agriculture or rail.*Drawbar organ*Drawbar , a device for changing tools on milling machines

Drawbar (haulage)
A drawbar is a solid coupling between a hauling vehicle and its hauled load. Drawbars are in common use with rail transport, road trailers, both large and small, industrial and recreational, and with agricultural equipment.-Agriculture:

A drawer is a box-shaped container that fits into a piece of furniture in such a way that it can be drawn out horizontally to access its contents.-Construction:Drawers can be built in a variety of manners using a variety of materials

Drawer or Drawers may refer to:* Drawer * A person who engages in drawing pictures* Payor, a person who draws a bill of exchange* Undergarment, underwear* Drawer test, a test used to detect rupture of the cruciate ligaments in the knee

Drawing is a form of visual art that makes use of any number of drawing instruments to mark a two-dimensional medium. Common instruments include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, markers, styluses, and various metals .An artist who practices or works in drawing may be called a draughtsman or

Drawing (disambiguation)
Drawing is a visual art that involves marking a two-dimensional medium.Drawing may also refer to:* "Drawing" * Drawing , a metalworking process

Drawing board
A drawing board is, in its antique form, a kind of multipurpose desk which can be used for any kind of drawing, writing or impromptu sketching on a large sheet of paper or for reading a large format book or other oversized document or for drafting precise technical illustrations

Drawing room
A drawing room is a room in a house where visitors may be entertained. The name is derived from the sixteenth-century terms "withdrawing room" and "withdrawing chamber", which remained in use through the seventeenth century, and made its first written appearance in 1642

Dread may refer to* Dread , a fearful emotion.* Angst, a profound and deep-seated spiritual condition of insecurity and despair in the free human being in Existentialist thought

Honolulu Star-Bulletin
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin was a daily newspaper based in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. At the time publication ceased on June 6, 2010, it was the second largest daily newspaper in the state of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Honolulu is the southernmost major U.S. city. Although the name "Honolulu" refers to the urban area on the southeastern shore of the island of Oahu, the city and county government are consolidated as the City and County of Honolulu which covers the entire island. For statistical purposes, the U.S

Honor Harrington
Honor Stephanie Alexander-Harrington is a fictional character, the heroine of a series of military science fiction books set in the "Honorverse", written by David Weber and published by Baen Books.

Honoris Crux Silver
The Honoris Crux Silver was a South African military decoration that existed from 1975 to 2003. It was the third of the four classes of the Honoris Crux Decoration The Honoris Crux Silver (HCS) was a South African military decoration that existed from 1975 to 2003. It was the third of the four classes of the Honoris Crux Decoration The Honoris Crux Silver (HCS) was a South African military decoration that existed from 1975 to 2003. It was the third of the four classes of the Honoris Crux Decoration (see also Honoris Crux Diamond, Honoris Crux Gold, and Honoris Crux and was awarded for exceptional acts of bravery while in great danger. The decoration is made of silver

Honour or honor is an abstract concept entailing a perceived quality of worthiness and respectability that affects both the social standing and the self-evaluation of an individual or corporate body such as a family, school, regiment or nation

Honus Wagner
-Louisville Colonels:Recognizing his talent, Barrow recommended Wagner to the Louisville Colonels. After some hesitation about his awkward figure, Wagner was signed by the Colonels, where he hit .338 in 61 games.

Hood Canal Bridge
The Hood Canal Bridge is a floating bridge located in the U.S. state of Washington that carries Washington State Route 104 across Hood Canal and connects the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. At long, The Hood Canal Bridge (officially William A. Bugge Bridge) is a floating bridge located in the U.S. state of Washington that carries Washington State Route 104 across Hood Canal and connects the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. At long, The Hood Canal Bridge (officially William A. Bugge Bridge) is a floating bridge located in the U.S. state of Washington that carries Washington State Route 104 across Hood Canal and connects the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. At long, (floating portion it is the longest floating bridge in the world located in a saltwater tidal basin, and the third longest floating bridge overall

Hood ornament
A hood/bonnet ornament, or radiator cap, or car mascot is a specially crafted model of something which symbolizes a car company like a badge, located on the front center portion of the hood

Hooded Oriole
The Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus, is a medium-sized New World oriole.Adults have a pointed bill and white wing bars. The adult male has an orange head with black on the face and throat; they are black on the back, wings and tail, orange on the underparts

Hooded Pitohui
The Hooded Pitohui, Pitohui dichrous is a songbird of New Guinea with black and orange plumage.This species and its two close relatives, the Variable Pitohui and the Brown Pitohui, were the first documented poisonous birds

Hooded Seal
The hooded seal is an arctic pinniped found only in the central and western North Atlantic ranging from Svalbard in the east to the Gulf of St

Hoodoo, also known as conjure, is a form of predominantly African-American traditional folk magic that developed from the syncretism of a number of separate cultures and magical traditions. It incorporates practices from African and Native American traditions, as well as some European magical practices and grimoires

Hooghly District
Hooghly district is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal in India. It can alternatively be spelt Hoogli or Hugli. The district is named after the Hooghly River.The headquarters of the district are at Chinsura

Hook turn
A hook turn is a traffic-control mechanism where cars that would normally have to turn across oncoming traffic are made to turn across all lanes of traffic instead.

Hooke may refer to:* Hooke, Dorset, England** River Hooke, nearby watercourse* Hooke * 3514 Hooke, asteroid- Persons with the surname Hooke :* John Hooke , Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Hooke's law
In mechanics, and physics, Hooke's law of elasticity is an approximation that states that the extension of a spring is in direct proportion with the load applied to it. Many materials obey this law as long as the load does not exceed the material's elastic limit. Materials for which Hooke's law is a useful approximation are known as linear-elastic or "Hookean" materials

The hookworm is a parasitic nematode that lives in the small intestine of its host, which may be a mammal such as a dog, cat, or human. Two species of hookworms commonly infect humans, Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. A. duodenale predominates in the Middle East, North Africa, India and in southern Europe, while N

Hoon is a derogatory term used in Australia and New Zealand, to refer to a anyone who engages in loutish, antisocial behaviour. In particular, it is used to refer to one who drives a car or boat in a manner which is anti-social by the standards of contemporary society, that is, fast, noisily and/or dangerously. In New Zealand, the term "boy racer" is also widely used

Hoosier cabinet
A Hoosier cabinet is a type of cupboard popular in the first decades of the 20th century. Named after the Hoosier Manufacturing Co. of New Castle, Indiana, they were also made by several other companies, most also located in Indiana.

Hoosier Lottery
The Hoosier Lottery is run by the government of Indiana. It is the only US lottery that uses the state's nickname, rather than the state name itself, as its name. It is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association

Hoosier Millionaire
Hoosier Millionaire was a television lottery game show which aired from October 28, 1989 to November 19, 2005.The game show began on WTTV/WTTK in Indianapolis/Bloomington/Kokomo. Other stations airing the show on a statewide network upon the program's debut included;*WLFI - Lafayette*WKJG - Ft

Hoosiers is a 1986 sports film about a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship. It is loosely based on the Milan High School team that won the 1954 state championship.

Hoot (novel)
Hoot is a young-adult novel by Carl Hiaasen. The story takes place in Coconut Cove, Florida, where Roy and his two new friends try to stop construction of a pancake house which would destroy a colony of burrowing owls who live on the site

The Hooth are a Baloch tribe of Iran and Pakistan. They are mainly settled in areas of Pakistan including Turbat, Gwadar, Tump, Zhob and Dasht.There are Khosa, Kalmati, Khushk, Chandio from Hooth.

Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin Roosevelt

A 'Hooverville' was the popular name for shanty towns built by homeless people during the Great Depression. They were named after the President of the United States at the time, Herbert Hoover, because he allegedly let the nation slide into depression

Hope is the emotional state which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one's life. It is the "feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best" or the act of "look[ing] forward to with desire and reasonable confidence" or "feel[ing] that something desired may happen"

Hope Mills, North Carolina
Hope Mills is a town in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 15,176 at the 2010 census.-Geography:Hope Mills is located at .

Hope Slide
The Hope Slide was the largest landslide ever recorded in Canada. It occurred in the morning hours of January 9, 1965 in the Nicolum Valley near Hope, British Columbia, and killed four people

Hope Solo
Hope Amelia Solo is an American association football goalkeeper. She became a free agent after Women's Professional Soccer terminated the magicJack franchise for which she played in the 2011 season. Solo is the current starting goalkeeper for the United States women's national soccer team.-Personal life:Solo was born in Richland, Washington on July 30, 1981

Hopea odorata
Hopea odorata, or takian, is a species of plant in the Dipterocarpaceae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Thailand it is believed to be inhabited by a spirit, Lady Takian.

Hopewell culture
The Hopewell tradition is the term used to describe common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 200 BCE to 500 CE. The Hopewell tradition was not a single culture or society, but a widely dispersed set of related populations

Hopewell, Virginia
Hopewell is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population was 22,591 at the 2010 Census . It is in Tri-Cities area of the Richmond-Petersburg region and is a portion of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area

Hopfield net
A Hopfield network is a form of recurrent artificial neural network invented by John Hopfield. Hopfield nets serve as content-addressable memory systems with binary threshold units. They are guaranteed to converge to a local minimum, but convergence to one of the stored patterns is not guaranteed

Hopia is a popular Filipino bean filled pastry originally introduced by Fujianese immigrants in urban centres of the Philippines around the start of the American civil occupation

A hoplite was a citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states. Hoplites were primarily armed as spearmen and fought in a phalanx formation. The word "hoplite" derives from "hoplon" , the type of the shield used by the soldiers, although, as a word, "hopla" could also denote weapons held or even full armament

Hopping mouse
A hopping mouse is any of about ten different Australian native mice in the genus Notomys. They are rodents, not marsupials, and their ancestors are thought to have arrived from Asia about 5 million years ago.

Hora (astrology)
Horā is a branch of the traditional Indian system of astrology known as . It deals with the finer points of predictive methods, as distinct from Siddhānta and .

Quintus Horatius Flaccus , known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.-Life:

Horace Day (artist)
Horace Day , also Horace Talmage Day, is a painter of the American scene, born in China, who came to maturity during the Thirties and was active as a painter over the next 50 years. He traveled widely in the United States and continued to explore throughout his life subjects that first captured his attention as an artist in the Thirties

Horace Elgin Dodge
Horace Elgin Dodge, Sr. was an American automobile manufacturing pioneer and co-founder of Dodge Brothers Company.-Early years and business:

Horace Gray
Horace Gray was an American jurist who ultimately served on the United States Supreme Court. He was active in public service and a great philanthropist to the City of Boston.-Early life:

Horace Hayman Wilson
Horace Hayman Wilson was an English orientalist.He studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital, and went out to India in 1808 as assistant-surgeon on the Bengal establishment of the British East India Company.

Horace Mann
Horace Mann was an American education reformer, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1834 to 1837. In 1848, after serving as Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education since its creation, he was elected to the US House of Representatives

Horace Porter
Horace Porter, was an American soldier and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Horace Smith-Dorrien
General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien GCB, GCMG, DSO, ADC was a British soldier and commander of the British II Corps and Second Army of the BEF during World War I.-Early life and career:

Horatio Caine
Horatio Caine is a fictional character and the protagonist in the CBS crime drama CSI: Miami, portrayed by David Caruso. He is currently head of the crime lab, under the rank of Lieutenant of the MDPD.-Fictional character biography:

Horatio Greenough
Horatio Greenough was an American sculptor best known for his United States government commissions The Rescue and George Washington .-Biography:

Horatio Hornblower
Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester. He was later the subject of films and television programs.The original Hornblower tales began with the 1937 novel The Happy Return Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester. He was later the subject of films and television programs.The original Hornblower tales began with the 1937 novel The Happy Return Horatio Hornblower is a fictional Royal Navy officer who is the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester. He was later the subject of films and television programs.The original Hornblower tales began with the 1937 novel The Happy Return (U.S

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB was a flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He was noted for his inspirational leadership and superb grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics, which resulted in a number of decisive naval victories

Horizon (magazine)
Horizon: A Review of Literature and Art was an influential literary magazine published in London, between 1940 and 1949. It was edited by Cyril Connolly who gave a platform to a wide range of distinguished and emerging writers.

Horizon problem
The horizon problem is a problem with the standard cosmological model of the Big Bang which was identified in the 1970s. It points out that different regions of the universe have not "contacted" each other because of the great distances between them, but nevertheless they have the same temperature and other physical properties

Horley Town F.C.
Horley Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Horley, Surrey, England. They currently run 3 senior teams with the first team playing at step 5 of the National League System in the Combined Counties Football League. They have a junior section with teams from Under 7 to Under 18.-History:The club was originally known as Horley F.C

A hormone is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a small amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from one cell to another

Horn of Africa
The Horn of Africa is a peninsula in East Africa that juts hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden. It is the easternmost projection of the African continent

Horn section
In music, a horn section can refer to several groups of musicians. It can refer to the musicians in a symphony orchestra who play the horn . In a British-style brass band it refers to the tenor horn players. In popular music, it can also refer to a small group of wind instrumentalists who augment a band

Hornbills are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and Melanesia. They are characterized by a long, down-curved bill which is frequently brightly-colored and sometimes has a casque on the upper mandible. Both the common English and the scientific name of the family refer to the shape of the bill, "buceros" being "cow horn" in Greek

Hornblende is a complex inosilicate series of minerals .It is not a recognized mineral in its own right, but the name is used as a general or field term, to refer to a dark amphibole.

Horned lizard
Horned lizards are a genus of lizards which are the type genus of the family Phrynosomatidae. The horned lizard is popularly called a "horned toad", "horny toad", or "horned frog", but it is neither a toad nor a frog. The popular names come from the lizard's rounded body and blunt snout, which make it resemble a toad or frog

Horned owl
The American horned owls and the Old World eagle-owls make up the genus Bubo, at least as traditionally described. This genus, depending on definition, contains about one or two dozen species of typical owls and is found in many parts of the world. Some of the largest living Strigiformes are in Bubo

Horner is an English surname that derives from the Middle English word for the occupation horner, meaning either horn-worker, horn-maker, or even horn-blower.Horner refers to:*People named Horner**Billy Horner, English footballer and manager

Hornet (dinghy)
The Hornet dinghy is a 16 foot high performance dinghy designed by Jack Holt in 1952.It is sailed by two people, with either a sliding seat or a single trapeze, or where neither plank nor trapeze is fitted, by three people

Horntail or wood wasp is the common name for any of the 100 non-social species of the family Siricidae, of the order Hymenoptera, a type of xylophagous sawfly

Hornworts are a group of bryophytes, or non-vascular plants, comprising the division Anthocerotophyta. The common name refers to the elongated horn-like structure, which is the sporophyte. The flattened, green plant body of a hornwort is the gametophyte plant.Hornworts may be found worldwide, though they tend to grow only in places that are damp or humid

Horology is the art or science of measuring time. Clocks, watches, clockwork, sundials, clepsydras, timers, time recorders and marine chronometers are all examples of instruments used to measure time.People interested in horology are called horologists

In astrology, a horoscope is a chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, the astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth. The word horoscope is derived from Greek words meaning "a look at the hours" In astrology, a horoscope is a chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, the astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth. The word horoscope is derived from Greek words meaning "a look at the hours" In astrology, a horoscope is a chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, the astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person's birth. The word horoscope is derived from Greek words meaning "a look at the hours" (horoskopos, pl

Horror film
Horror films seek to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience's most primal fears. They often feature scenes that startle the viewer through the means of macabre and the supernatural, thus frequently overlapping with the fantasy and science fiction genres

Horse care
There are many aspects to horse care. Horses, ponies, mules, donkeys and other domesticated equids require attention from humans for optimal health and long life.-Living environment:

Horse collar
A horse collar is a part of a horse harness device used to distribute load around a horse's neck and shoulders when pulling a wagon or plow. The collar often supports and pads a pair of curved metal or wood pieces, called hames, to which the traces of the harness are attached

Horse racing
Horse racing is an equestrian sport that has a long history. Archaeological records indicate that horse racing occurred in ancient Babylon, Syria, and Egypt. Both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the ancient Greek Olympics by 648 BC