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Kira (German singer)
Janine Scholz, better known by her simple stage name Kira, is a German singer-songwriter, born in Wuppertal on October 20, 1978.-History:From the beginning of her musical development Kira has had an unstoppable will to write her own music and songs

Kirchen (Verbandsgemeinde)
Kirchen is a Verbandsgemeinde in the district of Altenkirchen, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The seat of the Verbandsgemeinde is in Kirchen.

Breuvages Kiri, L.P., also known as Technobev S.E.C.. is an independent bottler of soft drinks, water and other non-alcoholic beverages. The head office and its principal production facilities are located in Saint-Félix-de-Valois, which is located near Joliette in the region of Lanaudière, Quebec

Kiri (disambiguation)
Kiri is the bottling company Breuvages Kiri.Kiri may also refer to:* Kiri, tree Paulownia tomentosa* Kiri Te Kanawa, a New Zealand soprano* Riku Kiri , Finnish weight lifter* Fictional characters

Kirk can mean "church" in general or the Church of Scotland in particular. Many place names and personal names are also derived from it.-Basic meaning and etymology:

Kirk (given name)
-Real people:*Kirk Aanes, American writer*Kirk Acevedo , American actor*Kirk Alyn , American actor*Kirk Baily , American actor*Kirk Baltz , American actor*Kirk Baptiste , American Olympics athlete

Kirk (surname)
Kirk is a surname. Notable persons with that surname include:*Aidan Kirk, New Zealand rugby player*Alan Goodrich Kirk , American admiral*Alexander Kirk , British actor and writer*Alexander C

Kirkuk is a city in Iraq and the capital of Kirkuk Governorate.It is located in the Iraqi governorate of Kirkuk, north of the capital, Baghdad

Kirnu is a steel roller coaster located at the Linnanmäki amusement park in Helsinki, Finland. Kirnu is Intamin's first ball coaster.-Layout:The ride starts as riders climb the curved lift hill and do a quick pre-drop and immediately do a sharp half loop and then go through another half loop and finally another half loop before being slowed back down by near-vertical brakes and doing a

Kirsch (disambiguation)
Kirsch is a fruit brandy.Kirsch may also refer to:*Kirsch equations*Kirsch , a surname

Kirsten (given name)
Kirsten is a Swedish, Danish and Norwegian form of the name Christina.In music:* Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian opera singer* Kirsten Rosenberg, American rock/metal singerIn sports:

Kirt may refer to:*Kirt Manwaring, American baseball player*Kirt Niedrigh, comic book character*Kirt Ojala, American baseball player*Kirt Thompson, Trinidad and Tobago javelin thrower*Kard, Armenia, town in Armenia, formerly Kirt

A kirtle is a tunic-like garment worn by men and women in the Middle Ages or, later, a one-piece garment worn by women from the later Middle Ages into the Baroque period

Kis may refer to:in ancient Egypt* Kusae, a geographic location* Hathor, a deity worshipped at Kusaepeople* Kis , persons having "Kis", "Kış" or "Kiš" as a surnameScience

Kis (surname)
Kis, Kış or Kiš, is a surname. Notable persons with that surname include:* Andriy Kis , Ukrainian Olympic luger* Danilo Kiš , Yugoslavian/Serbian writer* Gergő Kis , Hungarian Olympic swimmer

Kisan may refer to:* Kisan Tribe, an ethnic group in India* kisan, an Indian word that can be translated as peasant or farmer* Kisan , a Malayalam film from 2006* KISAN, Kus Indian Sut Asla Nicaragua ra

The Kus Indian Sut Asla Nicaragua ra , better known by its acronym KISAN, was a rebel organization formed in 1985 to unify the struggle of the Miskito Indians and other indigenous peoples of Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast against the Sandinista government

KISH is Guam's first all-Chamorro Music formatted FM station. They are owned and operated by Inter-Island communications and is licensed to Hagåtña. The station signed on the air in May 2003.

Kish (Bible)
Kish was the father of the first king of the Israelites, Saul. -Life:Kish was a Benjamite of the family of the Matrites , and there is some question over whether he is the brother or son of Ner . The question may be resolved by reading both Ner and Kish as sons of Abiel.-Residence:It appears that Kish resided at Gibeah

Kismet may refer to:* Fate or Destiny in Turkish and Hindi-Urdu, a predetermined course of events, from Persian qesmat, from Arabic qisma, lot, from qasama, to divide, allot

Kismet (1930 film)
Kismet was a 1930 costume drama photographed entirely in an early widescreen process using 65mm film that Warner Bros. called Vitascope. The film was based on Edward Knoblock's play Kismet, and was previously filmed as a silent film in 1920 which also starred Otis Skinner.-Production:Warner Bros. spared no expense in making this picture

Kismet (1944 film)
Kismet is a 1944 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film in Technicolor starring Ronald Colman, Marlene Dietrich, Joy Page, and Florence Bates. James Craig played the young Caliph of Baghdad, and Edward Arnold was the treacherous Grand Vizier

Kismet (1955 film)
Kismet is an American musical film in Cinemascope and Eastman Color released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is the fourth movie version of Kismet—the first was released in 1920 and the second in 1930 by Warner Brothers—and the second released by MGM

Kismet (comics)
Kismet, in comics, may refer to:*Kismet , a Marvel Comics superhero*Kismet , a DC Comics character*Kismet Deadly, a character from Malibu Comics' Ultraverse

Kiso may refer to:* Kiso, Nagano , a village in Kiso District, Nagano* Kiso, Nagano , a town in Kiso District, Nagano* Kiso District, Nagano, a district located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

Kiss (L'Arc-en-Ciel album)
Kiss is the eleventh album released by L'Arc-en-Ciel on November 21, 2007. Its first-press edition comes with a 23 page photobook and had sold out in less than a week of its official release

Kiss (novel)
Kiss is a book for teenage readers, written by Jacqueline Wilson and illustrated by Nick Sharratt. It was published 2007 by Doubleday.-Plot summary:

Kiss (surname)
Kiss is a very common Hungarian family name, meaning small. It may refer to:* Antal Kiss , Hungarian athlete* Balázs Kiss , Hungarian athlete* Béla Kiss , Hungarian serial killer

Kiss and Tell
- Music :*Kiss & Tell , and a song from that album*Kiss & Tell *Kiss and Tell , an EP by You Me At Six*"Kiss and Tell" *Kiss & Tell

Kiss My Ass (Jadakiss album)
The Last Kiss is the third studio album from rapper Jadakiss, released April 7, 2009 on D-Block Records, Ruff Ryders Entertainment, Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings, after numerous delays

Kiss of Death
Kiss of Death may refer to:* The kiss of Judas, the origin of the term "Kiss of Death", Judas's betrayal of Jesus with a kiss in the Garden of Gethsemane.In film and television:* Kiss of Death , a Swedish silent film

Kiss of death
The kiss of death or lipstick pistol was a pistol used by the KGB during the Cold War. It was a single shot 4.5mm pistol hidden inside a lipstick holder.

Kiss of Death (1977 made-for-TV film)
The Kiss of Death is a 1977 BBC TV film.Mike Leigh directed 'this whimsical, made-for-television tale about Trevor, , an unusually bashful mortician's assistant', whose moods and personality really make up the subject of the film. A natural landscape for Leigh's offbeat and bleakly humorous worldview

Kiss of Death (TV series)
Kiss of Death is a BBC crime investigation drama, written by Barbara Machin, author of the British television crime drama series Waking the Dead .-Synopsis:

Kiss of Life
"Kiss of Life" is the third single from the English group Sade's fourth studio album, Love Deluxe . The single was released in May 1993 and became a minor hit in the United States, peaking at number 78 on the Billboard Hot 100 but became Sade's seventh top 10 hit on the R&B chart peaking at #10.-Track listings and formats:UK CD single#"Kiss of Life" – 4:10#"Room 55" –

Kiss of Life (Supergrass song)
"Kiss of Life" is a song by the band Supergrass. It was released as a single from the compilation album, Supergrass is 10. It was a new song, recorded for the compilation and was released in May 2004, reaching #23 in the UK Singles Chart. B-side "We Dream of This" was built around "Kiss of Life" played backwards

A is a Japanese-style coffee shop. Kissaten are particularly popular among students and business people for breakfast.By law kissaten are able to serve sweets and tea, but almost all will also serve coffee, sandwiches, spaghetti, and other light refreshments, as well as curry rice or set meals at lunchtime

Kisser (surname)
Kisser is a surname, and may refer to:* André Kisser , Swiss bobsledder* Andreas Kisser , Brazilian heavy metal guitarist

Kissing Cousins
Kissing Cousins may refer to:* Kissing Cousins , an American comedy film* "Kissing Cousins" , an episode of the television series Full House* Kissin' Cousins, a 1964 musical comedy film that stars Elvis Presley

Kissing Cousins
Kissing Cousins may refer to:* Kissing Cousins , an American comedy film* "Kissing Cousins" , an episode of the television series Full House* Kissin' Cousins, a 1964 musical comedy film that stars Elvis Presley

Kissing Cousins (film)
Kissing Cousins is an film starring Samrat Chakrabarti and Rebecca Hazelwood. It is a romantic comedy about a relationship terminator who falls for his cousin, released in 2008.

Kissy may refer to:* Kissy, Sierra Leone, neighborhood on the eastern end of Freetown, Sierra Leone* Kissy Suzuki, fictional character in Ian Fleming's 1964 James Bond novel, You Only Live Twice* A character in the arcade game Baraduke

Kist or KIST may refer to:* KATHMANDU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHLOLOGY* KIST BANK, ANAMNAGAR, KATHMANDU*Konark Institute of Science and Technology, a multi-disciplinary institute in Bhubaneswar,Orissa,India

-Animals:* kit, a young ferret* a short form of kitten, a young cat* Kit fox, a relatively common North American fox* Kit, a group of domestic pigeons trained to perform together in competitions-Companies and organisations:

Kit (album)
Kit is the twenty-fourth solo album recorded by B.R. Wallers under the name The Rebel, the second to be released widely.-Side one:#"Kit" - 3:36#"Kneel, Mulholland: Drive!" - 3:36#"Solina" - 1:49#"Tammy Payton Likes A Boy" - 2:32#"I.E.S.V" - 2:06

KIT is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format to the Yakima, Washington, USA area. The station is licensed to GAP Broadcasting Yakima License, LLC and owned by Townsquare Media

Kit (given name)
Kit is an affectionate abbreviation of the given names Christopher, Kristofer, Krystifa, Catherine, Katherine, or Kathryn, or rarely, Keith. Its use as a given name in its own right is becoming increasingly common. People named Kit include:-People:

Kitab is the Arabic word for book. The word is also used in the Persian, Hindi, Nepali, Azerbaijani, Punjabi, Urdu, Assamese , Swahili , and Turkish languages and in some contexts in Greek . It is part of titles of many Arabic language books

Kitara can refer to:* Empire of Kitara - a kingdom founded by the Bachwezi Dynasty.* Kitara - the nickname for the Sapporo Concert Hall.* Kitara , a 3rd Bridge zither created by Harry Partch

Kitbag Ltd. is one of the United Kingdom's leading sports retailers and amongst Europe's largest.The company was purchased by Findel PLC in October 2006 from European Home Retail plc.-Official is Europe's leading online sports retailer

A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation.In the West, a modern residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher and other electric appliances

Kitchen (surname)
-Football:* Ashley Kitchen , English footballer from Mansfield* George Kitchen , Everton, West Ham United and Southampton goalkeeper* Joseph Kitchen, early-20th century English footballer for Gainsborough Trinity and Sheffield United

A kitchenette is a small cooking area.In motel and hotel rooms, small apartments, college dormitories, or office buildings a kitchenette usually consists of a small refrigerator, a microwave oven or hotplate, and, less frequently, a sink

Kitchenware include utensils, appliances, dishes, cookware, and so on for use in the kitchen.-See also:*Cookware and bakeware*Dishware*Drinkware*List of eating utensils*List of food preparation utensils*List of Japanese cooking utensils

Kite (novel)
Kite is a young adult novel about Red Kites by Melvin Burgess. It contains 15 chapters and was first published in 1997.When Taylor Mase steal a red kite egg, he is not expecting it to hatch out — but it does

Kites (film)
Kites is a 2010 Bollywood film directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Rakesh Roshan, that stars Hrithik Roshan, Bárbara Mori, Kangana Ranaut, and Kabir Bedi. The film was released in India and in North America on May 21, 2010. Its 208-theater opening in North America made it the largest Bollywood release there to that time

KITH may refer to:* Kidz in the Hall* The Kids in the Hall* The ICAO code for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport* KITH , a radio station licensed to Kapaa, Hawaii, United States

Kith may refer to:*Friends and acquaintances*The different "species" of faerie creatures in Changeling: The Dreaming*The comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall*The ICAO code for the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

KITH is a radio station broadcasting a Island Music format. Licensed to Kapaa, Hawaii, USA. The station is currently owned by Hochman Hawaii Two, Inc.-History:

Kith (Poul Anderson)
The Kith are a starfaring culture featured in a number of stories by Poul Anderson:*"Ghetto" *"The Horn of Time the Hunter" *The novel Starfarers - John W. Campbell Memorial Award nominee, 1999

Kitsune (disambiguation)
Kitsune is the Japanese word for "fox." Articles associated with kitsune include these:*Kitsune, used in English to refer to fox spirits in Japanese folklore**Kuda-gitsune, a creature supposedly employed by Japanese kitsune-tsukai

The kittiwakes are two closely related seabird species in the gull family Laridae, the Black-legged Kittiwake and the Red-legged Kittiwake . The epithets "Black-legged" and "Red-legged" are used to distinguish the two species in North America, but in Europe, where R

Kitty may refer to:* Cat, small carnivorous mammal of the subspecies Felis silvestris catus* Kitten, a young cat* Kitty , people and fictional characters with the given name Kitty

Kitty (1945 film)
Kitty is a 1945 film, a fictional costume drama set in London during the 1780s, directed by Mitchell Leisen, based on the novel of the same name by Rosamond Marshall , with a screenplay by Karl Tunberg. It stars Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland, Constance Collier, Patric Knowles, Reginald Owen, and Cecil Kellaway as the English painter Thomas Gainsborough

Kitty (given name)
Kitty is an Irish feminine given name, derived from Catherine or Katherine. Kitty may refer to:-People:*Kitty Barne , British writer*Kitty Bransfield , American baseball player*Kitty Canutt, American bronc rider

Quarter (United States coin)
A quarter dollar, commonly shortened to quarter, is a coin worth ¼ of a United States dollar, or 25 cents. The quarter has been produced since 1796. The choice of 25¢ as a denomination, as opposed to 20¢ which is more common in other parts of the world, originated with the practice of dividing Spanish Milled Dollars into eight wedge shaped segments; at one time "two bits", i.e

Quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line

Quartering Act
The Quartering Act is the name of at least two 18th-century acts of the Parliament of Great Britain. These Quartering Acts ordered the local governments of the American colonies to provide housing and provisions for British soldiers. They were amendments to the Mutiny Act, which had to be renewed annually by Parliament

Quartic function
In mathematics, a quartic function, or equation of the fourth degree, is a function of the formf=ax^4+bx^3+cx^2+dx+e \,where a is nonzero; or in other words, a polynomial of degree four

Quartzsite, Arizona
Quartzsite is a town in La Paz County, Arizona, United States. According to Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town was 3,397 in 2006.Interstate 10 runs directly through Quartzsite. It is at the intersection of U.S

A quasi-stellar radio source is a very energetic and distant active galactic nucleus. Quasars are extremely luminous and were first identified as being high redshift sources of electromagnetic energy, including radio waves and visible light, that were point-like, similar to stars, rather than extended sources similar to galaxies.While the nature of these objects was

Quasimodo is a fictional character in the novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo. Quasimodo was born with a hunchback and feared by the townspeople as a sort of monster but he finds sanctuary in an unlikely love that is fulfilled only in death. The role of Quasimodo has been played by many actors in film and stage adaptations, including Lon Chaney, Sr

Quattro Pro
Quattro Pro is a spreadsheet program developed by Borland and now sold by Corel, most often as part of Corel's WordPerfect Office.Historically, Quattro Pro used keyboard commands similar to Lotus 1-2-3. It is commonly said to have been the first program to use tabbed sheets. Actually, Boeing Calc had tabbed sheets earlier. It currently runs under the Windows operating system

Quba Mosque
The Quba Mosque in the outlying environs of Medina in Saudi Arabia, is the oldest mosque in the world. Its first stones were positioned by the Islamic prophet Muhammad on his emigration from the city of Mecca to Medina and the mosque was completed by his companions

Qubo is a multi-platform children's television specialty channel endeavor operated as a joint venture between ION Media Networks, NBCUniversal, Nelvana, Scholastic Corporation, and Classic Media

QUE or que may refer to:* Quebec, as an informal abbreviation* Que Publishing, a company which first began as a publisher of technical computer software and hardware support books

Quebec Bridge
right|thumb|Lifting the centre span in place was considered to be a major engineering achievement. Photo caption from [[Popular Mechanics]] Magazine, December 1917

Quebec Capitales
The Québec Capitales are a professional baseball team based in Quebec City, in Canada. The Capitales are a member of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball

Quebec City Winter Carnival
The Quebec Winter Carnaval Festival events include a winter amusement park, with attractions such as skiing, snow rafting, ice sculptures, snow sled-slides and outdoor shows and is usually held in February.

Quebec Conference, 1864
The Quebec Conference was the second meeting held in 1864 to discuss Canadian Confederation.The 16 delegates from the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island had agreed at the close of the Charlottetown Conference to meet again at Quebec City October 1864

Quebec route 138
Route 138 is a major highway in the Canadian province of Quebec, following the entire north shore of the Saint Lawrence River past Montreal to the eastern terminus in Natashquan on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The western terminus is in Elgin, at the border with New York State south-west of Montreal

Quebec sovereignty movement
The Quebec sovereignty movement refers to both the political movement and the ideology of values, concepts and ideas that promote the secession of the province of Quebec from the rest of Canada

Quechan language
Quechan, also known as Yuma, is the native language of the Quechan people of southeastern California and southwestern Arizona in the Lower Colorado River Valley and Sonoran Desert.

-In government and monarchy:* Queen regnant, a female monarch of equivalent power to a male king* Any of the three currently living queens regnant:** Beatrix of the Netherlands , Queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands comprising the Netherlands, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Aruba** Elizabeth II , Queen regnant of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth

Queen (band)
Queen are a British rock band formed in London in 1971, originally consisting of Freddie Mercury , Brian May , John Deacon , and Roger Taylor

Queen Anne Style architecture
The Queen Anne Style in Britain means either the English Baroque architectural style roughly of the reign of Queen Anne , or a revived form that was popular in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century

Queen bee
The term queen bee is typically used to refer to an adult, mated female that lives in a honey bee colony or hive; she is usually the mother of most, if not all, the bees in the hive. The queens are developed from larvae selected by worker bees and specially fed in order to become sexually mature

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is an NHS hospital in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, situated very close to the University of Birmingham. The hospital, which cost £545 million to construct, opened in June 2010 replacing the previous Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Selly Oak Hospital

Queen Elizabeth II Bridge
The Queen Elizabeth II Bridge is a high and long cable-stayed road bridge across the River Thames in south east England. It was opened in 1991 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth Islands
The Queen Elizabeth Islands are the northernmost cluster of islands in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, split between Nunavut and Northwest Territories in Northern Canada.-Geography:

Queen Emma of Hawaii
Queen Consort Emma Kalanikaumakaamano Kaleleonālani Naea Rooke of Hawaii was queen consort of King Kamehameha IV from 1856 to his death in 1863. She ran for ruling monarch against King David Kalākaua but was defeated.

Queen for a Day
Queen for a Day is an American radio and television game show that helped to usher in American listeners' and viewers' fascination with big-prize giveaway shows. Queen for a Day originated on the Mutual Radio Network on April 30, 1945 in New York City before moving to Los Angeles a few months later, and running until 1957

Queen Marlena
Queen Marlena is a fictional character from the Masters of the Universe franchise. She first appears in the toys' minicomics as a typical medieval-style queen. Later, the Filmation cartoon series states that she is actually a space pilot from Earth who had crash-landed on Eternia some years before the present time of the series

Queen Mary
-Monarchs:* Maria of Montferrat , queen regnant of Jerusalem, daughter of Isabella I of Jerusalem and Conrad of Montferrat and mother of Isabella II of Jerusalem

Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Queen Mary Hospital , located in Pok Fu Lam on Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong, is the flagship teaching hospital of the Faculty of Dentistry and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong

Queen Mary, University of London
Queen Mary, University of London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London

Queen Seondeok of Silla
Queen Seondeok of Silla reigned as Queen of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 632 to 647. She was Silla's twenty-seventh ruler, and its first reigning queen

Queen snake
The queen snake is a nonvenomous member of the colubrid family of snakes. This species ranges through the temperate region of North America east of the Mississippi River from western New York state to Wisconsin and south to Alabama and northern Florida

Queen Sri Suriyothai
Somdet Phra Sri Suriyothai was a royal consort during the 16th century Ayutthaya period of Siam . She is famous for having given up her life in the defense of her husband, King Maha Chakkraphat in a battle during the Burmese-Siamese War of 1548.

Queens is the easternmost of the five boroughs of New York City. The largest borough in area and the second-largest in population, it is coextensive with Queens County, an administrative division of New York state, in the United States.

Queens Midtown Tunnel
The Queens–Midtown Tunnel is a highway tunnel and toll road in New York City. It crosses under the East River and connects the Borough of Queens on Long Island with the Borough of Manhattan The Queens–Midtown Tunnel (sometimes simply known as the Midtown Tunnel) is a highway tunnel and toll road in New York City. It crosses under the East River and connects the Borough of Queens (at the Long Island City terminus of I-495, the Long Island Expressway) on Long Island with the Borough of Manhattan The Queens–Midtown Tunnel (sometimes simply known as the Midtown Tunnel) is a highway tunnel and toll road in New York City. It crosses under the East River and connects the Borough of Queens (at the Long Island City terminus of I-495, the Long Island Expressway) on Long Island with the Borough of Manhattan (between the major crosstown thoroughfares of East 34th Street and East 42nd

Queensbridge, Queens
Queensbridge Houses is the largest public housing development in North America. It is located in Long Island City in Queens, and opened in 1939. The 3,142-unit complex is owned by the New York City Housing Authority. The complex is located in Community Board 1

Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean

Queensland Police
The Queensland Police Service is the law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland. In 1990, the Queensland Police Force was officially renamed the Queensland Police Service and the old motto of "Firmness with Courtesy" was changed to "With Honour We Serve"

Queensville, Ontario
Queensville is a village within the Town of East Gwillimbury, Ontario, Canada.Among the private homes, the village proper contains the Queensville Cemetery, a post office, a United Church of Canada, and a complex containing a fire hall, a community centre, a public park with softball diamond, tennis courts and playground

Queer horror
LGBT themes in horror fiction refers to sexuality in horror fiction that can often focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender characters and themes. It may deal with characters who are coded as or who are openly LGBT, or it may deal with themes or plots that are specific to homosexual people

The quena is the traditional flute of the Andes. Usually made of bamboo or wood, it has 6 finger holes and one thumb hole and is open on both ends. To produce sound, the player closes the top end of the pipe with the flesh between his chin and lower lip, and blows a stream of air downward, along the axis of the pipe, over an elliptical notch cut into the end

Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Jerome Tarantino is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and actor. In the early 1990s, he began his career as an independent filmmaker with films employing nonlinear storylines and the aestheticization of violence

A quesadilla is a flour or corn tortilla filled with a savoury mixture containing cheese and other ingredients, then folded in half to form a half-moon shape. This dish originated in Mexico, and the name is derived from the Spanish word queso .

In mythology and literature, a quest, a journey towards a goal, serves as a plot device and as a symbol. Quests appear in the folklore of every nation and also figure prominently in non-national cultures. In literature, the objects of quests require great exertion on the part of the hero, and the overcoming of many obstacles, typically including much travel

Quest for Fire
Quest for Fire is a 1911 Belgian novel by "J.-H. Rosny", the pseudonym of two brothers; the author was likely the elder of the two, Joseph Henri Honoré Boex . It was first published in English in 1967.

A question may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. This information may be provided with an answer.

Question mark
The question mark , is a punctuation mark that replaces the full stop at the end of an interrogative sentence in English and many other languages. The question mark is not used for indirect questions

Question Time
Question time in a parliament occurs when members of the parliament ask questions of government ministers , which they are obliged to answer. It usually occurs daily while parliament is sitting, though it can be cancelled in exceptional circumstances

Questioned document examination
Questioned document examination is the forensic science discipline pertaining to documents that are in dispute in a court of law

Questionnaire construction
A questionnaire is a series of questions asked to individuals to obtain statistically useful information about a given topic. When properly constructed and responsibly administered, questionnaires become a vital instrument by which statements can be made about specific groups or people or entire populations.Questionnaires are frequently used in quantitative marketing research and social

Quetiapine , is an atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.

Quetzalcoatlus was a pterodactyloid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America , and one of the largest known flying animals of all time. It was a member of the Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks

Queueing model
In queueing theory, a queueing model is used to approximate a real queueing situation or system, so the queueing behaviour can be analysed mathematically

Queueing theory
Queueing theory is the mathematical study of waiting lines, or queues. The theory enables mathematical analysis of several related processes, including arriving at the queue, waiting in the queue , and being served at the front of the queue

Quezon City
Quezon City is the former capital and the most populous city in the Philippines. Located on the island of Luzon, Quezon City is one of the cities and municipalities that make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. The city was named after Manuel L

Quezon City Science High School
Quezon City Science High School is the Regional Science High School for the National Capital Region. It is the premier science high school of Quezon City, and is regarded as one of the prestigious sciences triumvirate of the Republic of the Philippines. It is located at Bago-Bantay, Quezon City, Philippines

Quezon, Palawan
Quezon, Palawan is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 41,669 people in 8,453 households

Qui Nhon
Qui Nhơn , also Quy Nhơn, is a coastal city in Binh Dinh province in central Vietnam. It is composed of 16 wards and five communes with a total of 286 km². Quy Nhon is the capital of Bình Định province. As of 2009 its population was 280,900. Historically, the commercial activities of the city focused on agriculture and fishing

Quiapo, Manila
Quiapo is a district and city square of Manila. Referred as the "Old Downtown", Quiapo in known for where cheap buys or goods are being sold at rock-bottom prices and was the home of the Quiapo Church, where the feast for the Black Nazarene is held, with over millions of people attending annually.Plaza Miranda in the heart of Quiapo District, is named after Jose Sandino y Miranda,

Microsoft QuickBASIC is an Integrated Development Environment and compiler for the BASIC programming language that was developed by Microsoft. QuickBASIC runs mainly on DOS, though there was a short-lived version for Mac OS

Quicken is a personal finance management tool developed by Intuit, Inc.Quicken runs on Windows and Macintosh systems. Previous versions ran on DOS. An online version is also available. The last version of Quicken for Macintosh computers was Quicken Essentials for Mac released in February 2010

Quickfit apparatus
Quickfit is a brand of laboratory glassware, produced under the Pyrex trademark and distributed through various fronts in differing countries; e.g. Corning in North America. The glassware is well known worldwide for its build quality and it appears in numerous laboratories

Quiet Revolution
The Quiet Revolution was the 1960s period of intense change in Quebec, Canada, characterized by the rapid and effective secularization of society, the creation of a welfare state and a re-alignment of politics into federalist and separatist factions

The Quileute , also known as the Quillayute , are a Native American people in westernWashington state in the United States, currently numbering approximately 750. The Quileute people settled onto the Quileute Indian Reservation after signing the Quinault Treaty in 1855

Isoëtes, also written Isoetes and commonly known as the quillworts, is a genus of plants in the class Isoetopsida and order Isoetales. They are considered "fern allies". There are about 140-150 species, with a cosmopolitan distribution but often scarce to rare

A quilt is a type of bed cover, traditionally composed of three layers of fiber: a woven cloth top, a layer of batting or wadding and a woven back, combined using the technique of quilting. “Quilting” refers to the technique of joining at least two fabric layers by stitches or ties

Quinault (tribe)
The Quinault are a group of Native American peoples from western Washington in the United States.-Lands:The Quinault Indian Reservation, at , is located on the Pacific coast of Washington, primarily in northwestern Grays Harbor County, with small parts extending north into southwestern Jefferson County

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