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Faction or factionalism may refer to:* Political faction, a group of people connected by a shared belief or opinion within a larger group* Clan or Guild, an association of players of multiplayer games

A factoid is a questionable or spurious—unverified, incorrect, or fabricated—statement presented as a fact, but with no veracity. The word can also be used to describe a particularly insignificant or novel fact, in the absence of much relevant context

Factoid (Album)
Factoid is a limited edition album of progressive house and breaks music released by producer John Graham under the name Space Manoeuvres. It contains exclusive versions and remixes of songs from his album Oid and was released as a double 12" vinyl release limited to 100 copies making it one of the rarest releases for Lost Language.-Track listing:#Stage One Factoid is a limited edition album of progressive house and breaks music released by producer John Graham under the name Space Manoeuvres. It contains exclusive versions and remixes of songs from his album Oid (album) and was released as a double 12" vinyl release limited to 100 copies making it one of the rarest releases for Lost Language.-Track listing:#Stage One Factoid is a limited edition album of progressive house and breaks music released by producer John Graham under the name Space Manoeuvres. It contains exclusive versions and remixes of songs from his album Oid (album) and was released as a double 12" vinyl release limited to 100 copies making it one of the rarest releases for Lost Language.-Track listing:#Stage One (Gardner And

A factor, a Latin word meaning 'who/which acts', may refer to:In commerce:* Factor , a person who acts for another, notably a mercantile and/or colonial agent* Factor , a person or firm managing a Scottish estate

FACTOR is a "private non-profit organization, ... dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry" .

In mathematics, the factorial of a non-negative integer n, denoted by n!, is the product of all positive integers less than or equal to n

In mathematics, factorization or factoring is the decomposition of an object into a product of other objects, or factors, which when multiplied together give the original

Factory (song)
"Factory" is a song by Australian alternative rock band The Vines released in 2001 as a single from their debut album Highly Evolved.

Factory (trading post)
Factory was the English term for the trading posts system originally established by Europeans in foreign territories, first within different states of medieval Europe, and later in their colonial possessions

Factory (TV series)
Factory was a comedy television series. It premiered on Sunday, 29 June 2008 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern/9:00 p.m. Central on Spike. The series, produced by 3 Arts Entertainment, is directed by and stars Mitch Rouse and fellow comedians Michael Coleman, Jay Leggett and David Pasquesi.The pilot episode of the show has been made available free on iTunes.The show starred and was

Factory-backed is a term commonly used in motorsports to describe a sponsored racing team, car, motorcycle or driver that competes with official sanction and financial support, or "backing" from a manufacturer. As motorsports competition is an expensive endeavor, some degree of factory support is desired and often necessary for success

Factotum is the second novel by American author Charles Bukowski. The plot follows Henry Chinaski, Bukowski's alter ego, who has been rejected from the World War II draft and makes his way from one menial job to the next

A factotum is a general servant or a person having many diverse activities or responsibilities. The word derives from the Latin command fac totum .Factotum can also refer to:

Factotum (software)
factotum is a password management and authentication protocol negotiation virtual file system for Plan 9 from Bell Labs. When a program wants to authenticate to a service, it requests a key from factotum. If factotum does not have the key, it requests it from the users either via the terminal window or auth/fgui which is then stored in volatile memory

Facts usually refers to the usage as a plural noun of fact, an incontrovertible truth.Facts may also refer to:*Carroll, Lewis, who wrote a poem called "Facts"*FACTS , program produced by Asia Television in Hong Kong.

Facts of Life (album)
Facts Of Life is a 1973 R&B album recorded by Bobby Womack. for United Artists Records.-Reception:Released in June 8, 1973 it raced to #6 on the Billboard R&B Charts. It also charted at #37 on the Billboard U.S. Pop Charts. The album included the hit single "Noboby Wants You When You're Down and Out" Facts Of Life is a 1973 R&B album recorded by Bobby Womack. for United Artists Records.-Reception:Released in June 8, 1973 it raced to #6 on the Billboard R&B Charts. It also charted at #37 on the Billboard U.S. Pop Charts. The album included the hit single "Noboby Wants You When You're Down and Out" Facts Of Life is a 1973 R&B album recorded by Bobby Womack. for United Artists Records.-Reception:Released in June 8, 1973 it raced to #6 on the Billboard R&B Charts. It also charted at #37 on the Billboard U.S. Pop Charts. The album included the hit single "Noboby Wants You When You're Down and Out" (Which charted No

Facts of Life (band)
Facts of Life was an American soul/disco group formed by producer Millie Jackson, whose members were Jean Davis , Keith Williams, and Chuck Carter. They signed to independent label Kayvette Records, and a single, "Caught in the Middle", got airplay on Southern US radio stations but did not chart

Facts on the ground
Facts on the ground is a diplomatic term that means the situation in reality as opposed to in the abstract. It originated in discussions of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, where it was used to refer to Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank, which were intended to establish permanent Israeli footholds in Palestinian territory

Facula (butterfly)
Facula is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

Faculta is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae.

Faculty may refer to:In education:* Faculty , a division of a university* Faculty , academic staff of a university or collegeIn other uses:

- Science and technology :* Fading, a loss of signal strength at a radio receiver* Fade , a gradual change in sound volume* Brake fade, in vehicle braking systems, a reduction in stopping power after repeated use

Fade away
-Athletics:* Fadeaway, a basketball move* A screwball is a baseball pitch originally known as a fadeaway-Music:* "Fadeaway", a song by Porcupine Tree, from the album Up the Downstair* Fade Away , 2007

Fade Away (song)
"Fade Away" is a 1980 song written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, accompanied by the E Street Band. It was contained on his album The River, and the second single released from it in the United States.-History:

Fade In
Fade In is a national consumer movie magazine that has covered the film industry since 1994. The magazine is released six times per year.- History :

Fade out
Fade out or Fadeout may refer to:*Fade , a cinematographic technique causing the picture to darken and disappear or the reverse

Fade to Black (2006 film)
Fade to Black is a 2006 thriller film directed by Oliver Parker and starring Danny Huston as Orson Welles.-Synopsis:The year is 1948. His Hollywood career deadlocked, Orson Welles is in need to get over his failed marriage to Rita Hayworth

Faded may refer to:*"Faded" *"Faded" *"Faded", a song by Ben Harper from The Will to Live

Faded may refer to:*"Faded" *"Faded" *"Faded", a song by Ben Harper from The Will to Live

Fader (single)
"Fader" is a single by Paradise Lost from their 2001 album Believe in Nothing.-Track listing:# Fader - 3:17# Leave This Alone - 4:03# Waiting For God - 3:20# Fader - 3:57

Fado is a music genre which can be traced to the 1820s in Portugal, but probably with much earlier origins. Fado historian and scholar, Rui Vieira Nery, states that "the only reliable information on the history of Fado was orally transmitted and goes back to the 1820s and 1830s at best

-FADO - False and Authentic Documents Online:A computerised image-archiving system to help combat illegal immigration and organised crime- ACT : adopted by the Council on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union concerning the setting up of a European Image-Archiving System .- SUMMARY :FADO is a European image-archiving system and secure collaboration platform for

Faerie (DC Comics)
Faerie, The Fair Lands or The Twilight Realm is one of two fictional otherdimensional homelands for the Faerie, as published by DC Comics. The Vertigo Comics realm of Faerie is an amalgam of the mythological realms of Álfheimr, Otherworld, the Fortunate Isles, Tír na nÓg and Avalon. This mix is heavily influenced by Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream

Fag may refer to:* Fag, a colloquialism for cigarette* Fag, a junior boy who acts or acted as servant to a senior boy at a British independent school* Fag, or faggot , an American English slur for a homosexual or effeminate man.

The family Fagaceae, or beech family, comprises about 900 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of cup-like nuts. Fagaceous leaves are often lobed and both petioles and stipules are generally present

The Fagales are an order of flowering plants, including some of the best known trees. The order name is derived from genus Fagus, Beeches. They belong among the rosid group of dicotyledons

Faggot, fagot, faggots, or faggoting may refer to:* faggot or fagot, branch or twig, or bundle of these** Fasces** Faggot , archaic unit of measurement for bundles of sticks

Fagus may refer to:* Fagus , a god of beech trees in Celtic mythology, especially in Gaul and the Pyrenees.* Fagus, the genus of beeches* Fagus, Missouri, named for the beech* the Fagus Factory, a German architectural landmark of 1913

FAH may refer to:*Folding@home, a powerful distributed computing project performing disease-relevant protein folding*The FAH gene, fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase *First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University

Fahren is a municipality in the district of Plön, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.the German word for "Driving"

Fahrenheit is the temperature scale proposed in 1724 by, and named after, the German physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit . Within this scale, the freezing of water into ice is defined at 32 degrees, while the boiling point of water is defined to be 212 degrees

Fahrenheit (disambiguation)
Fahrenheit is a temperature scale.Fahrenheit may also refer to:In music:* Fahrenheit 212, a German Heavy Metal band from Fürstenwalde, BB* Fahrenheit ** "Fahrenheit", a song on the above album

Fahrenheit (Fahrenheit album)
Fahrenheit First Self-Titled Album is Taiwanese Mandopop quartet boy band Fahrenheit's debut Mandarin studio album. It was released on 15 September 2006 by HIM International Music.

Fahrenheit (roller coaster)
Fahrenheit is a steel roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. The ride features six inversions and opened on May 24, 2008, replacing the Western Chute-Out water slide complex

Fahrenheit (Taiwanese band)
Fahrenheit is a Taiwanese boy band who has been active in Asia since 2005. The group debut with four members: Jiro Wang, Calvin Chen, Aaron Yan and Wu Chun. They are managed by Comic International Productions . The group's music is distributed by HIM International Music in Taiwan, by WOW Music in Hong Kong and by Pony Canyon in Japan

A fail-safe or fail-secure device is one that, in the event of failure, responds in a way that will cause no harm, or at least a minimum of harm, to other devices or danger to personnel.

Failsafe (UK band)
Failsafe are a melodic rock band whose current line up has been together since 2005, although the foundations of the band were laid in 2000. They are based in and around Preston, UK

Failure refers to the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.-Failure in science:Thomas J

Faint may refer to:* Syncope , a medical term for fainting* Faint , a song by Linkin Park* Feint, a maneuver designed to distract or mislead* Feint , a song by Epica* The Faint, a dance-punk/rock band.

A fair or fayre is a gathering of people to display or trade produce or other goods, to parade or display animals and often to enjoy associated carnival or funfair entertainment. It is normally of the essence of a fair that it is temporary; some last only an afternoon while others may ten weeks. Activities at fairs vary widely

Fair ball
In baseball, a fair ball is a batted ball that entitles the batter to attempt to reach first base. In order for a batted ball to be fair, it must be hit in such a way that it:

Fair Game
Fair Game is a 1995 action film directed by Andrew Sipes. It stars Cindy Crawford as family law attorney Kate McQuean and William Baldwin as Max Kirkpatrick, a Florida police officer

Fair Game
- Film :* Fair Game , an Australian action film starring Cassandra Delaney* Fair Game , a UK TV drama starring Lena Headey* Fair Game , an action movie starring Cindy Crawford and William Baldwin

Fair Game (2005 film)
Fair Game is a 2005 romantic comedy film, written and directed by Michael Whaley. Whaley also stars in the film, alongside Gina Torres.-Plot:

Fair Game (Nash Bridges episode)
Fair Game is the title of the series finale of the television series Nash Bridges. The 122nd episode of the series, it was originally broadcast on May 4, 2001 on CBS.-Plot summary:

Fair Game (radio)
Fair Game from PRI with Faith Salie was an experimental web and audio/radio hybrid daily public radio program which covered the important stories of the day and used humor to tease out what it all meant. The program was produced and distributed nationally by PRI

Fair use
Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work. In United States copyright law, fair use is a doctrine that permits limited use of copyrighted material without acquiring permission from the rights holders

Fair use (U.S. trademark law)
In the United States, trademark law includes a fair use defense, sometimes called "trademark fair use" to distinguish it from the better-known fair use doctrine in copyright. As with copyright law, the trademark fair use doctrine is premised in significant part on the First Amendment guarantees of free speech

Fair Warning
Fair Warning is the fourth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen. Released in 1981, it sold more than two million copies, but was still the band's slowest-selling album of the David Lee Roth era

Fairbanks may refer to:Places in the United States*Fairbanks, Alaska, city*Fairbanks, California, unincorporated community in El Dorado County*Fairbanks, Mendocino County, California, former settlement*Fairbanks, Indiana, unincorporated community

Fairbanks (surname)
Fairbanks is a surname, and may refer to:*Avard Fairbanks*Charles W. Fairbanks*Chuck Fairbanks*Dana Fairbanks*Douglas Fairbanks*Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.*Erastus Fairbanks*Gene Fairbanks*Horace Fairbanks*Jason Fairbanks*Jerry Fairbanks

Faire may refer to:*Renaissance fair**Renaissance Pleasure Faire of Southern California a U.S. annual event**Bristol Renaissance Faire, a U.S. major event in the Midwest**New York Renaissance Faire, a U.S. annual event

Fairest is a 2006 novel by Gail Carson Levine. It is based on the story of Snow White and set in the same world as Ella Enchanted. The kingdom of Ayortha, the setting of the story, is the neighbouring kingdom of Kyrria, where Ella Enchanted was set; as such, several allusions in the story are made to Ella Enchanted.-Synopsis:Aza, the adopted daughter of innkeepers

Fairground most typically refers to a permanent space that hosts fairs, such as:* Funfair* State fair* Agricultural showFairground may also refer to:* "Fairground"

Fairground (Simply Red song)
"Fairground" is a 1995 single released by Simply Red from the album Life. The song contains a sample of The Goodmen's "Give It Up".-Video:

Fairing may refer to:In aerodynamics and hydrodynamics:*Aircraft fairing, a structure in aircraft design used to reduce drag and improve appearance*Bicycle fairing, a type of fairing coverage for bicycles

Fairness or being fair may refer to:* Equity , a legal principle allowing for the use of discretion and fairness when applying justice* Social justice, equality and solidarity in a society

Joseph J. Clark
Admiral Joseph James "Jocko" Clark, USN was an admiral in the United States Navy, who commanded aircraft carriers during World War II. A native of Oklahoma, Clark was a member of the Cherokee tribe

Joseph Jackson
Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson is an American musician, boxer and talent manager, who is the father and manager of the Jackson family of entertainers which includes Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5, Rebbie Jackson, La Toya Jackson, and Janet Jackson.-Early life:Joseph Jackson was born in Fountain Hill, Arkansas, the eldest of five to Samuel Jackson and

Joseph Joffre
Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre OM was a French general during World War I. He is most known for regrouping the retreating allied armies to defeat the Germans at the strategically decisive First Battle of the Marne in 1914. His popularity led to his nickname Papa Joffre.-Biography:Joffre was born in Rivesaltes, Roussillon, the son of a family of vineyard owners

Joseph Johnson (watch maker)
Joseph Johnson of Liverpool was a highly respected and successful British master clock, watch and chronometer maker.He was working in Liverpool from 1795 to about 1827. After his death on the 2nd March 1827 his company continued his work. His watches are of high quality and often in precious metal cases

Joseph Kabila
Joseph Kabila Kabange is a Congolese politician who has been President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo since January 2001. He took office ten days after the assassination of his father, President Laurent-Désiré Kabila

Joseph Kittinger
Joseph William Kittinger II is a former Command Pilot and career military officer in the United States Air Force. He is most famous for his participation in Project Manhigh and Project Excelsior, holding the records for having the highest, fastest and longest skydive, from a height greater than 31 km, and as being the first man to make a solo crossing of the

Joseph Lane
Joseph Lane was an American general during the Mexican-American War and a United States Senator from Oregon.-Early life:

Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister OM, FRS, PC , known as Sir Joseph Lister, Bt., between 1883 and 1897, was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery, who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Joseph Louis Lagrange
Joseph-Louis Lagrange , born Giuseppe Lodovico Lagrangia, was a mathematician and astronomer, who was born in Turin, Piedmont, lived part of his life in Prussia and part in France, making significant contributions to all fields of analysis, to number theory, and to classical and celestial mechanics

Joseph Lyons
Joseph Aloysius Lyons, CH was an Australian politician. He was Labor Premier of Tasmania from 1923 to 1928 and a Minister in the James Scullin government from 1929 until his resignation from the Labor Party in March 1931

Joseph Marx
Joseph Rupert Rudolf Marx was an Austrian composer, teacher and critic.-Life and career:Marx pursued studies in philosophy, art history, German studies, and music at Graz University, earning several degrees including a doctorate in 1909. He began composing seriously in 1908 and over the next four years he produced around 120 songs

Joseph McCarthy
Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957

Joseph Merrick
Joseph Carey Merrick , sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man. He became well known in London society after he went to live at the London Hospital

Joseph Montferrand
Joseph "Jos" Montferrand was a French-Canadian logger, strong man and hero of the working man, who was the inspiration for the legendary Ottawa Valley figure Big Joe Mufferaw.

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.
Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Jr. was an American bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest of nine children born to Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Elizabeth Kennedy.

Joseph Pairin Kitingan
Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan , is a Malaysian politician and was the seventh Chief Minister of Sabah, a state in Malaysia. He held the post from April 1985 to March 1994. Currently, he is the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Infrastructure Development of Sabah and has held the post since March 2004

Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley, FRS was an 18th-century English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and political theorist who published over 150 works

Joseph Proust
Joseph Louis Proust was a French chemist.-Life:Joseph L. Proust was born on September 26, 1754 in Angers, France. His father served as an apothecary in Angers. Joseph studied chemistry in his father’s shop and later came to Paris where he gained the appointment of apothecary in chief to the Salpetriere

Joseph Reynolds House
The Joseph Reynolds House is a National Historic Landmark in Bristol, Rhode Island built in 1700. It is located on Hope Street . According to the National Park Service, it is "[t]he oldest known 3-story upright structure in Rhode Island, and perhaps the earliest wooden structure of its form extant in New England, it features some of the most elaborate interior decoration of its

Joseph Schacht
Joseph Schacht, born in Ratibor, 15 March 1902, died in Englewood, 1 August 1969, was a British-German professor of Arabic and Islam at Columbia University in New York. He was the leading Western scholar on Islamic law, whose Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence is still considered a centrally important work on the subject

Joseph Schillinger
Joseph Schillinger was a composer, music theorist, and composition teacher. He was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine and died in New York City.-Life and career:

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company
The Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company was an American brewery based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was once the largest producer of beer in the world. Its namesake beer, Schlitz, was known as "The beer that made Milwaukee famous" and was famously advertised with the slogan "When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer"

Joseph Smith III
Joseph Smith III was the eldest surviving son of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and Emma Hale Smith

Joseph Stalin
Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was the Premier of the Soviet Union from 6 May 1941 to 5 March 1953. He was among the Bolshevik revolutionaries who brought about the October Revolution and had held the position of first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union's Central Committee from 1922 until his death in 1953

Joseph Swan
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan was a British physicist and chemist, most famous for the invention of the incandescent light bulb for which he received the first patent in 1878

Joseph Trumpeldor
Joseph Trumpeldor , was an early Zionist activist. He helped organize the Zion Mule Corps and bring Jewish immigrants to the Land of Israel. Trumpeldor died defending the settlement of Tel Hai in 1920 and subsequently became a Zionist national hero

Joseph Trutch
Sir Joseph William Trutch, KCMG was an English-born Canadian engineer, surveyor and politician.-Early life and career:

Joseph Wharton
Joseph Wharton was a prominent Philadelphia merchant, industrialist and philanthropist, who was involved in mining, manufacturing and education

Joseph William Martin, Jr.
Joseph William Martin, Jr. was a Republican Congressman and Speaker of the House from North Attleborough, Massachusetts. He was notably the only Republican to serve as Speaker between 1931 and 1995.

Joseph-Armand Bombardier
Joseph-Armand Bombardier was a Canadian inventor and businessman, and was the founder of Bombardier

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin
Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin was a French physician who proposed on 10 October 1789 the use of a device to carry out death penalties in France. While he did not invent the guillotine, and in fact opposed the death penalty, his name became an eponym for it

Josephine Baker
Josephine Baker was an American dancer, singer, and actress who found fame in her adopted homeland of France. She was given such nicknames as the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and the "Créole Goddess".

Josephine Tey
Josephine Tey was a pseudonym used by Elizabeth Mackintosh a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. She also wrote as Gordon Daviot, under which name she wrote plays with an historical theme.

Titus Flavius Josephus , also called Joseph ben Matityahu , was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and royal ancestry who recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the First Jewish–Roman War, which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70

Joshi is a family name common in India and Nepal. Whereas the Joshi's of India are of Brahmin origin, the Joshi's of Nepal are either Newars or Khas-Brahmin

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
"Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" is a well-known negro spiritual.The song is believed to have been composed by slaves in the first half of the nineteenth century. Some references suggest that it was copyrighted by Jay Roberts in 1865

Joshua Reynolds
Sir Joshua Reynolds RA FRS FRSA was an influential 18th-century English painter, specialising in portraits and promoting the "Grand Style" in painting which depended on idealization of the imperfect. He was one of the founders and first President of the Royal Academy

Joshua Slocum
Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Canadian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he told the story of this in Sailing Alone Around the World

Joshua tree
Yucca brevifolia is a plant species belonging to the genus Yucca. It is tree-like in habit, which is reflected in its common names: Joshua tree, Yucca palm, Tree yucca, and Palm tree yucca.

Josiah Bartlett
Josiah Bartlett was an American physician and statesman, delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire and signatory of the Declaration of Independence

Josiah Spode
Josiah Spode was an English potter and the founder of the English Spode pottery works which became very famous for the quality of its wares. He is often credited with the establishment of blue underglaze transfer printing in Staffordshire in 1781–84, and with the definition and introduction in c

Josiah Willard Gibbs
Josiah Willard Gibbs was an American theoretical physicist, chemist, and mathematician. He devised much of the theoretical foundation for chemical thermodynamics as well as physical chemistry. As a mathematician, he invented vector analysis . Yale University awarded Gibbs the first American Ph.D

Josie and the Pussycats (comic)
Josie and the Pussycats is a teen-humor comic book about a fictional rock band, created by Dan DeCarlo and published by Archie Comics. It was published from 1963 until 1982; since then, a number of one-shot issues have appeared without regularity

Josie Lawrence
Josie Lawrence is a British comedienne and actress best known for her work with the Comedy Store Players improvisational troupe, the television series Whose Line Is It Anyway? and more recently her role as Manda Best in EastEnders.

Josip Broz Tito
Marshal Josip Broz Tito – 4 May 1980) was a Yugoslav revolutionary and statesman. While his presidency has been criticized as authoritarian, Tito was a popular public figure both in Yugoslavia and abroad, viewed as a unifying symbol for the nations of the Yugoslav federation

Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier in continental Europe. It is situated in Sogn og Fjordane county in Western Norway. Jostedalsbreen lies in the municipalities of Luster, Balestrand, Jølster, and Stryn. The highest peak in the area is Lodalskåpa at a height of .Jostedalsbreen has a total area of . The highest point is Høgste Breakulen at above mean sea level

Jostein Gaarder
Jostein Gaarder /ˈju:staɪn ˈgɔːrdər/ is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books. Gaarder often writes from the perspective of children, exploring their sense of wonder about the world. He often uses metafiction in his works, writing stories within stories.Gaarder was born into a pedagogical family

The joule ; symbol J) is a derived unit of energy or work in the International System of Units. It is equal to the energy expended in applying a force of one newton through a distance of one metre , or in passing an electric current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm for one second

Joule-Thomson effect
In thermodynamics, the Joule–Thomson effect or Joule–Kelvin effect or Kelvin–Joule effect describes the temperature change of a gas or liquid when it is forced through a valve or porous plug while kept insulated so that no heat is exchanged with the environment. This procedure is called a throttling process or Joule–Thomson process

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of research in HIV/AIDS, including basic science, clinical science, and epidemiology. It is currently published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Journal of Homosexuality
The Journal of Homosexuality is a peer-reviewed academic journal This forum for research into same-sex desire examines sexual practices and gender roles in their cultural, historical, interpersonal, and modern social contexts. In the fall of 2005, the Journal celebrated its 50th volume.- History :The founding editor in chief was Charles Silverstein

Journal of the American Medical Association
The Journal of the American Medical Association is a weekly, peer-reviewed, medical journal, published by the American Medical Association. Beginning in July 2011, the editor in chief will be Howard C. Bauchner, vice chairman of pediatrics at Boston University’s School of Medicine, replacing Catherine D. DeAngelis, who has served since 2000

Journey (band)
Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco by former members of Santana. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between the 1978 and 1987, after which it temporarily disbanded

Journey to the West
Journey to the West is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. It was written by Wu Cheng'en in the 16th century. In English-speaking countries, the tale is also often known simply as Monkey. This was one title used for a popular, abridged translation by Arthur Waley

Journeys with George
Journeys with George is a documentary by Alexandra Pelosi and Aaron Lubarsky that follows George W. Bush for more than a year on his campaign trail to the presidency in 2000.

Jousting is a martial game or hastilude between two knights mounted on horses and using lances, often as part of a tournament.Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry. The first camels tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century

Jowett was a manufacturer of light cars and light commercial vehicles in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England from 1906 to 1954.-Early history:Jowett was founded in 1901 by brothers Benjamin and William Jowett with Arthur V Lamb. They started in the cycle business and went on to make V-twin engines for driving machinery

Joy Mining Machinery
Joy Mining Machinery is a manufacturer of surface and underground mining machinery based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, United States. They are an operating subsidiary of Joy Global Inc.-Parent Company Overview:

Joyce Banda
Joyce Hilda Banda is a Malawian educator, grassroots gender rights activist turned politician who has been Vice-President of Malawi since May 2009. She is Malawi's first female vice president. She had previous posts as a Member of Parliament, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Gender, Children's Affairs and Community Services

Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates is an American author. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published over fifty novels, as well as many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction

Joyce Meyer
Joyce Meyer is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker. Meyer and her husband Dave have four grown children, and live outside St. Louis, Missouri. Her ministry is headquartered in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton, Missouri.-Early life:Meyer was born Pauline Joyce Hutchison in south St. Louis in 1943

Joyland Amusement Park
The Joyland Amusement Park is a small family-owned traditional amusement park, located in Lubbock, Texas, USA within Lubbock's Mackenzie Park. It typically operates from March to September of each year, opening 7 days a week but only during the evening on weeknights.-History:The park was founded in the 1940s with the name "Mackenzie Park Playground." In 1973, it had 13 rides and was

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JPMorgan Chase Tower (Houston)
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Juan Aldama
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Juan Antonio Ríos
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Juan Bautista Alberdi
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Juan Bautista Alvarado
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