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Madcap (project)
Madcap is a prototype system for using computers to automatically segment and highlight a video stream that was designed by Dan Russell's group at PARC. The digital video of weekly forums was stored on a media server, any events such as clapping were marked and time-stamped. Member notes from attendees with laptops were stored. The audio stream was transcribed

MADD (gene)
MAP kinase-activating death domain protein is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the MADD gene.-Further reading:

Madden may refer to:People* Madudan mac Gadhra Mór ancestor of the Madden family of County Galway* Benji and Joel Madden of the pop-punk band Good Charlotte* Bill Madden , columnist for the New York Daily News

Rubia is a genus of the madder family Rubiaceae, which contains about 60 species of perennial scrambling or climbing herbs and sub-shrubs native to the Old World, Africa, temperate Asia and America

Made or MADE may refer to:*Made - town in the Netherlands*van der Made - Dutch family name*Made *Made *Made *Made - by Scarface*M.A.D.E

Made (album)
Made is the tenth studio album released by rapper Scarface. It was released on December 4, 2007 and was both critically and commercially successful, making it to 17 on the Billboard 200 and 2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Made (Netherlands)
Made is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Drimmelen, about 10 km northeast of Breda.Between 1997 and 1998, "Made" was the name of a municipality, created in the merger of the former municipalities of Hooge en Lage Zwaluwe, Made en Drimmelen, and Terheijden

Made Man (album)
Made Man is the third studio album by rapper Silkk the Shocker. It was released on January 19, 1999 through No Limit Records and was Silkk the Shocker's most successful album, making it to #1 on both the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago that lies between and , just under 400 km north of Tenerife, Canary Islands, in the north Atlantic Ocean and an outermost region of the European Union

Madeira (shipwreck)
The Madeira was built at the Chicago yard of the Chicago Shipbuilding Company in 1900 primarily of heavy steel plates that were riveted together, with wood joinery used in other places. The ship had a flat plate keel and was shaped very flat and full to maximize cargo capacity. The career of the ship is mostly unknown, except for some notoriety gained when it struck the former Sault Ste

Madeleine (name)
Madeleine is a feminine given name. It is a form of Magdalene, well-known because of Saint Mary Magdalene, which is thought to mean "from Magdala". In the United States, this name often appears under the spelling Madeline.-Meaning:

Madeleine (name)
Madeleine is a feminine given name. It is a form of Magdalene, well-known because of Saint Mary Magdalene, which is thought to mean "from Magdala". In the United States, this name often appears under the spelling Madeline.-Meaning:

Madeline is a children's book series written by Ludwig Bemelmans, an Austrian author. The books have been adapted into numerous formats, spawning telefilms, television series and a live action feature film

Madeline (1998 film)
Madeline is a live-action adaptation of the book series by Ludwig Bemelmans, starring Hatty Jones as the title character, Frances McDormand as Miss Clavel and Nigel Hawthorne as Lord Cuckoo Face aka Lord Covington. The film encompasses the plots of four Madeline books

Mademoiselle may refer to:* The French-language equivalent of "miss" * "Mademoiselle Juliette", a 2007 song by French singer Alizée

Mademoiselle (1966 film)
Mademoiselle is a French - British drama film directed by Tony Richardson. The dark drama won a BAFTA award and nomination and was featured in the 2007 Brooklyn Academy of Music French film retrospective

Mademoiselle (song)
"Mademoiselle" is the first single released from Styx's Crystal Ball album. Its B-side was "Light Up", from the previous album, Equinox. It peaked at #34 on the Billboard Pop Singles Chart, Styx's third top 40 hit. Most of the early pressings on the U.S. 7"single played too fast . This made the song sound high-pitched

Maden (film)
Maden is a 1978 Turkish film starring Cüneyt Arkın, Tarık Akan and Hale Soygazi, and directed by Yavuz Özkan. It is about a group of miners who decide to strike against a greedy mining company to demand better working conditions

Madera (Amtrak station)
Madera is an unstaffed station on the Amtrak San Joaquin line in Madera, California. The station has one platform which serves a single track. An unattended parking lot is available at the station, but long-term parking is discouraged.

Madero may refer to:In people:* Francisco I. Madero , politician, writer and revolutionary who served as President of Mexico from 1911 to 1913* Gustavo A

Madge (given name)
Madge is a female given name, a short form of Madeline. Madge may refer to:In acting:* Madge Bellamy, American movie actress who was a popular leading lady in the 1920s

MADH may refer to:* Arabian panegyric poetry * the enzyme Methylamine dehydrogenase* any homolog of the Drosophila gene "Mothers against decapentaplegic", e.g. SMAD1* a module file format for music on computers* Madh Island near Mumbai, India

Madhouse may refer to:* Madhouse is a colloquial term for a psychiatric hospital or other mental institution* Madhouse is the nickname given to Double One in darts- Films :* Madhouse , a 1974 film featuring Vincent Price

Madhouse (song)
"Madhouse" is a song by the American heavy metal band Anthrax. It was released as the only single from their second album, Spreading the Disease. The song is an up-tempo time signature with heavy distorted guitar riffs. The song has become a staple of live concerts, and has also appeared on Anthrax's "best of" album, Anthrology: No Hit Wonders

-Species:*Madia anomala Greene - plumpseeded madia*Madia chilensis Reiche*Madia citrigracilis D.D.Keck - Shasta tarweed*Madia citriodora Greene - lemon-scented madia*Madia elegans D.Don ex Lindl. - common madia

Madia (furniture)
Madia was a piece of furniture used during the High Renaissance period. It stored food and dishes. The madia was a service piece, meaning it was not made for looks, it was made to hold objects and used for a purpose. It would usually be found in the kitchen, not in an open area.In Italy, the Madia was also a kitchen piece that was used to make bread

- Place names :* Madison, Wisconsin, the largest city by the name and the state capital of Wisconsin* Madison, Alabama* Madison, Arkansas* Madison, California* Madison, Connecticut* Madison, Florida* Madison, Georgia* Madison, Illinois* Madison, Indiana

Madison (Amtrak station)
The Madison Amtrak station is a train station in Madison, Florida, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. Service has been suspended since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in 2005.

Madison (name)
Originally, Madison, commonly spelled Maddison in Northeastern England, was only used as a surname, a variant of Mathieson meaning son of Matthew, although possibly occasionally standing for son of Maddy, where Maddy is a pet form of Maud.Madison has become a rather popular female given name in the United States

Madison (Shore Line East station)
Madison is a passenger rail station along the Shore Line East commuter railroad between Stamford and New London, Connecticut. Madison is also a station on the northern section of the Northeast Corridor. Amtrak does not stop at this station but Amtrak trains can often be seen passing this station

-History:Madla municipality was created by a split from Håland in 1930. At that time Madla had a population of 1,091. On 1 January 1965 Madla was incorporated into Stavanger along with the majority of Hetland municipality

Madman (1982 film)
Madman is a 1982 cult classic slasher film directed and written by Joe Giannone.-Plot summary:

Madman (disambiguation)
Madman can refer to:* An insane personPeople*Donald II of Scotland, or Donald the Madman*Lisey and the Madman, see Lisey's Story*Charles XII of Sweden, or Madman of the North*Ray Hedges, record producer also known as Ray "Madman" HedgesIn comics

The Madmen are a team of villains in the DC Comics created by Steve Ditko and David Glanzman. The Madmen first appeared in Blue Beetle #3 . They were originally owned by Charlton Comics but DC later acquired the rights to the characters.

Madness may refer to:*Insanity, a severe mental disorder typically stemming from a form of mental illness*Madness , a British ska/pop band**Madness , 1983 release by the band

Madness (album)
Madness is a self-titled compilation album by the British ska/pop band Madness. It was released exclusively in the United States in 1983 in order to capitalize on the success of their hit single "Our House" from the 1982 album Madness Presents the Rise & Fall, which had not been available in the United States.The album features six tracks from the aforementioned The Rise &

Madness (Is All in the Mind)
Madness is a song by British band Madness from their fourth album The Rise and Fall. It spent 9 weeks in the UK charts, peaking at number eight in February 1983. It was released as a Double A-Side with "Tomorrow's ", with the latter being the side which got most airplay. Unlike most Madness songs this features Chas Smash on lead vocals

Madness (song)
"Madness" is a song by the Finnish rock band The Rasmus, originally released on the bands fourth studio album Into on 29 October 2001.The single was released on 3 September 2001 by the record label Playground Music. It was the third single from the album Into, and features the B-side tracks "Play Dead" and "Used to Feel Before"

Madness (Tony MacAlpine album)
Madness is the fifth studio album by guitarist Tony MacAlpine, released in 1993 through Shrapnel Records.-Track listing:-Personnel:*Tony MacAlpine – guitar, keyboard, production*Gina Demos – electric guitar *Glen Sobel – drums, production

-Entertainer:* Madonna , an American singer-songwriter and producer** Madonna , the singer's self-titled first album** Madonna , a music video collection-Other persons:

Madrepore is like a coral, found often forming reefs or islands in tropical locations. They reproduce in three separate ways as discovered by the Victorian marine zoologist Anna Thynne .

Madreselva is a 1938 Argentine musical film directed by Luis César Amadori. The film premiered in Buenos Aires and starred Hugo del Carril and Libertad Lamarque.

Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be 6.271 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third largest in the European Union after London and Paris

Madrid (Spanish Congress Electoral District)
Madrid is one of the 52 electoral districts used for the Spanish Congress of Deputies - the lower chamber of the Spanish Parliament, the Cortes Generales. It has the largest electorate of all the 52 districts. Madrid is the largest city

-Music:* Madrigal , a European musical form of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries** Madrigal dinner, a form of dinner theater incorporating comedy, madrigals, and a feast

Madrigal (poetry)
Madrigal is the name of a form of poetry, the exact nature of which has never been decided in English.The definition given in the New English Dictionary, "a short lyrical poem of amatory character," offers no distinctive formula; some madrigals are long, and many have nothing whatever to do with love

Madrugada (album)
Madrugada is the sixth and presumably final studio album by the Norwegian rock band Madrugada. It was released by the band's own label, Malabar Recording Company , on January 21, 2008

Madrugada (song)
"Madrugada" was the Portuguese entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975, performed in Portuguese by Duarte Mendes.The song is a moderately up-tempo number, describing the joy felt in Portugal at the success of the Carnation Revolution of the year before, in which Mendes participated - which had been initiated by the playing of Portugal's previous Contest entry on the radio

Mads (given name)
Mads is a male given name, a Scandinavian form of Matthew and may refer to:In sports:* Mads Albæk, Danish professional football player who currently plays for FC Midtjylland* Mads Glæsner, Danish professional swimmer

A madu is an Indian parrying and thrusting weapon. It consists of a pair of antelope horns fastened behind a small plate consisting of stretched leather, iron, or steel with the tips of the horns pointing in opposite directions. The tips of the horns were often sheathed in steel, and the small plate served to protect the hand and wrist

Madura (disambiguation)
Madura may mean:* Madura Island* Madura Strait* Madura, Western Australia* An alternative name for Madurai, India* Madura , a genus in the family Coreidae* Madura

Maduro (musician)
Maduro is a Washington D.C. area electronic music artist who records dark, textured electronic music with world fusion influences. His work has blended Middle Eastern and South Asian sounds with dubstep, breakbeats, breakcore and musique concrète, and has been widely embraced by the belly dance community. Maduro is signed with Octofoil Records

Mae (given name)
Mae is an English feminine given name. It is a variant of May. The meaning of May, is Fifth Month. Mae may refer to:In music:* Mae Moore, Canadian singer-songwriter* Vanessa-Mae, internationally known classical and pop musician

A maelstrom is a very powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of water. A free vortex, it has considerable downdraft. The power of tidal whirlpools tends to be exaggerated by laymen. There are virtually no stories of large ships ever being sucked into a maelstrom, although smaller craft are in danger and tsunami generated maelstroms may even threaten larger crafts

Maelstrom (Battlestar Galactica)
"Maelstrom" is the seventeenth episode of the third season from the science fiction television series, Battlestar Galactica.-Plot:Survivor Count: 41,400

Maelstrom (disambiguation)
A maelstrom is a powerful whirlpool.Maelstrom may also refer to:- Amusement rides :* Maelstrom , a dark ride at Epcot Theme Park, Florida, US* Maelstrom, a gyro swing ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park, Staffordshire, UK

Maestro is a title of extreme respect given to a master musician. The term is most commonly used in the context of Western classical music and opera. This is associated with the ubiquitous use of Italian vocabulary for classical music terms

Maestro (disambiguation)
Maestro, meaning "master" or "teacher" in Italian, is a term of respect used particularly in the international music world.In music, Maestro may refer to:* Vaushaun "Maestro" Brooks, producer of contemporary pop and hip-hop music

Maestro (EP)
Maestro is a single/EP released by the Norwegian rock band Kaizers Orchestra in 2005.-Track listing:#"Maestro"#"På ditt skift"#"D-Dagen"#"Sorti""D-Dagen" and "Sorti" are non-album tracks.

Maestro (film)
Maestro is a 2005 Hungarian computer-animated short film written, produced and directed by Géza M. Tóth. It was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Composer Attila Pacsay wrote the film's music.

Maestro (Marvel Comics)
The Maestro is a fictional comic book supervillain in Marvel Comics' The Incredible Hulk publications, combining Bruce Banner's intelligence with the Hulk's more malevolent aspects. The character was created by Peter David.-Publication History:

Maestro (TV series)
Maestro is a 2008 reality TV talent show-themed television series produced by the BBC's Classical Music Department in the United Kingdom. It was shown on BBC Two in August and September 2008.

Mafia (B.U.G. Mafia album)
Mafia is the debut studio album by Romanian hip hop group B.U.G. Mafia, released September 20, 1995 on local Bucharest-based label Amma Sound. Production for the album was handled by group member and founder Tataee, with various composers and keyboardists giving co-production. Heavily influenced by N.W.A

Mafioso may refer to:* Mafioso , a 1962 Italian crime comedy film* Mafioso , a member of an Italian mafia clan* Mafioso rap, a hip hop sub-genre

Mafioso (1962 film)
Mafioso is a 1962 Italian Black comedy film directed by Alberto Lattuada. The film stars Alberto Sordi as a factory manager who visits his hometown in Sicily and is tasked with performing a hit for the mafia

-As an abbreviation:*Magi*Magazine , "magazine" in its various meanings*Magnum *Magnet*Magnification, in optical devices*Magneto, an engine ignition system component

In cryptography, MAG is stream cipher algorithm developed by Rade Vuckovac. It has been submitted to the eSTREAM Project of the eCRYPT network. It has not been selected for focus, nor for consideration in Phase 2; it has been 'archived'.

SFP transceiver
The small form-factor pluggable or Mini-GBIC is a compact, hot-pluggable transceiver used for both telecommunication and data communications applications. It interfaces a network device mother board to a fiber optic or copper networking cable

The O2 is an entry-level Unix workstation introduced in 1996 by Silicon Graphics, Inc. to replace their earlier Indy series. Like the Indy, the O2 used a single MIPS microprocessor and was intended to be used mainly for multimedia. Its larger counterpart was the SGI Octane

SGI Origin 350
The SGI Origin 350 is a mid-range server computer developed and manufactured by SGI introduced in 2003. Their discontinuation in December 2006 brought to a close almost two decades of MIPS and IRIX computing.- Hardware :

SGPIO is an acronym for Serial General Purpose Input/Output which is a 4-signal bus used between a host bus adapter and a backplane; of the 4 signals, 3 are driven by the HBA and 1 by the backplane

Sgt. Slaughter
Robert Remus , better known by his ring name Sgt. Slaughter, is an American former WWE personality and semi-retired professional wrestler. From the late 1970s to the early 1990s, Slaughter had success in the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, and World Wrestling Federation.-Professional wrestling career:Sgt

Shaanxi Earthquake
The 1556 Shaanxi earthquake or Jiajing earthquake was a catastrophic earthquake and is also the deadliest earthquake on record, killing approximately 830,000 people. It occurred on the morning of 23 January 1556 in Shaanxi, during the Ming Dynasty

Shabad may refer to one of the following.*Shabad , hymn, a piece of Holy Text in Indian culture** Shabad Hazaray*Zemach Shabad, Yiddish doctor and political activist*Shabad, Andhra Pradesh, a village in India

Shabaka or Shabaka Neferkare, 'Beautiful is the Soul of Re', was a Kushite pharaoh of the Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt, between according to Peter Clayton .-Family:

Shackleford Banks
Shackleford Banks is a barrier island system on the coast of Carteret County, North Carolina. It contains a herd of feral horses, scallop, crabs and various sea animals, including summer nesting by loggerhead turtles

Shaded-pole motor
A shaded-pole motor is a type of AC single-phase induction motor. It is basically a small squirrel cage motor in which the auxiliary winding is composed of a copper ring surrounding a portion of each pole. This auxiliary winding is called a shading coil. Currents in this coil delay the phase of magnetic flux for that pole enough to provide a rotating magnetic field

A shadoof, shaduf, dhenkli, picottah or counterpoise-lift is an irrigation tool

A shadow is an area where direct light from a light source cannot reach due to obstruction by an object. It occupies all of the space behind an opaque object with light in front of it. The cross section of a shadow is a two-dimensional silhouette, or reverse projection of the object blocking the light

Shadow Hearts
is a series of role playing games for the PlayStation 2. The original Shadow Hearts was developed by Sacnoth and released by Midway in the United States on December 11, 2001. The sequel, Shadow Hearts: Covenant , was also made by the same group, although Sacnoth reformed itself into a company called Nautilus for the project

Shadow Of Rome
Shadow of Rome is a video game for the PlayStation 2 console. It is a hybrid fighting/stealth game set in ancient Rome and loosely based around the assassination of Julius Caesar.-Gameplay:

Shadowrun is a role-playing game set in a near-future fictional universe in which cybernetics, magic and fantasy creatures co-exist. It combines genres of cyberpunk, urban fantasy and crime, with occasional elements of conspiracy fiction, horror, and detective fiction.The original game has spawned a franchise with a card game, two miniature-based wargames, multiple video games, a

Shafirkan District
Shafirkan District is a district of Bukhara Province in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Shafirkan.

Shaft mining
Shaft mining or shaft sinking refers to the method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom.

Shaft-driven bicycle
A shaft-driven bicycle is a bicycle that uses a drive shaft instead of a chain to transmit power from the pedals to the wheel. Shaft drives were introduced over a century ago, but were mostly supplanted by chain-driven bicycles due to the gear ranges possible with sprockets and derailleurs

Shag (tobacco)
Shag, also known as rolling tobacco and loose tobacco is fine-cut tobacco used to make self-made cigarettes by hand rolling the tobacco into rolling paper or injecting it into filter tubes. It got its name from the finely cut strands appearing like 'shag' and was originally considered poor quality

Shah Alam Komuter station
The Shah Alam Komuter station is a Komuter train station located in Shah Alam and served by the KTM Komuter's Sentul-Port Klang Route.The Shah Alam Komuter station was built to cater traffic in a popular suburban area with the similar name called Shah Alam and Klang. The Batu Tiga Komuter station, which also serves the same locality is located 1 km away

Shah Mosque
Imam Mosque, is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran standing in south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square.Built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. The Shah Mosque of Esfahan is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran

The Shahada , means "to know and believe without suspicion, as if witnessed"/testification; it is the name of the Islamic creed. The shahada is the Muslim declaration of belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Muhammad as God's prophet

Shahid Afridi
Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi , popularly known as Shahid Afridi , is a Pakistani cricketer. Between 1996 and 2011, Afridi played 27 Tests, 325 One Day Internationals, and 43 Twenty20 Internationals for the Pakistani national team

Shahid Beheshti University
Shahid Beheshti University was formerly The National University of Iran . The university's name was changed during the cultural revolution in Iranian universities, 1980-82. It is located in Evin District and extends into Velenjak District in northwestern Tehran, Iran, on a main campus of approximately one million square meters. The university was founded in 1959

Shahmukhi script
Shahmukhi is a local variant of the Urdu alphabet, which itself is a Perso-Arabic derivation that has used to write and record the Urdu language in the Indian subcontinent for centuries. Nastaʿlīq is a portmanteau word of naskh of Arabic and ta'aliq,

The Shahnameh or Shah-nama is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c.977 and 1010 AD and is the national epic of Iran and related societies

Shahu Maharaj
Shahu IV was the first Maharaja of the Indian princely state of Kolhapur between 1894 and 1922

Shaitan Singh
Major Shaitan Singh was an Indian soldier, who was awarded Param Vir Chakra, the highest wartime gallantry medal, posthumously, for his leadership and courage during the Sino-Indian War of 1962.-Background:

Shaivism is one of the four major sects of Hinduism, the others being Vaishnavism, Shaktism and Smartism. Followers of Shaivism, called "Shaivas," and also "Saivas" or "Saivites," revere Shiva as the Supreme Being. Shaivas believe that Shiva is All and in all, the creator, preserver, destroyer, revealer and concealer of all that is

Shaka Hislop
Neil Shaka Hislop, CM is a former professional football goalkeeper. The majority of his career was spent in the top division in England where he was a part of the Newcastle United team which finished second in the Premier League for two successive seasons under Kevin Keegan's first tenure

Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American comedy film directed by John Madden and written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard.

Shakopee-Mdewakanton Indian Reservation
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is located within parts of the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee in Scott County, Minnesota, and was previously known as Prior Lake Indian Reservation until it was modified by the Indian Reorganization Act on November 28, 1969. As of the 2000 census, there was a population of 338 persons living on reservation land

Shakti from Sanskrit shak - "to be able," meaning sacred force or empowerment, is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism. Shakti is the concept, or personification, of divine feminine creative power, sometimes referred to as 'The Great Divine Mother' in Hinduism

Shaktism is a denomination of Hinduism that focuses worship upon Shakti or Devi – the Hindu Divine Mother – as the absolute, ultimate Godhead

The is a Japanese end-blown flute. It is traditionally made of bamboo, but versions now exist in ABS and hardwoods. It was used by the monks of the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism in the practice of

A khakkhara is a Buddhist ringed staff used primarily in prayer or as a weapon, that originates from India. The jingling of the staff's rings is used to warn small sentient beings to move from the carrier's path and avoid being accidentally trodden on

Shale gas
Shale gas is natural gas produced from shale. Shale gas has become an increasingly important source of natural gas in the United States over the past decade, and interest has spread to potential gas shales in the rest of the world

Shallow water equations
The shallow water equations are a set of hyperbolic partial differential equations that describe the flow below a pressure surface in a fluid .The equations are derived from depth-integrating the Navier–Stokes

Shallows is a 1984 novel by Australian author Tim Winton about whaling.Shallows won the 1984 Miles Franklin Award. Carolyn See called it "a dark masterpiece that ranks with "Moby-Dick."

Shalom Al Israel synagogue
The Shalom Al Yisrael Synagogue, , dates to the late 6th or early 7th century CE and was discovered in Jericho in 1936.-History:

Shalwar kameez
Shalwar kameez — or salwar kameez or shalwar qameez — is a traditional dress worn by both women and men in South Asia and Central Asia. Shalwar or salwar are loose pajama-like trousers. The legs are wide at the top, and narrow at the ankle. The kameez is a long shirt or tunic

Shaman King
is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei. Shaman King follows the adventures of Yoh Asakura as he attempts to hone his shaman skills to become the Shaman King in the Shaman tournament.

The , also called is a three-stringed, Japanese musical instrument played with a plectrum called a bachi. The Japanese pronunciation is usually "shamisen" but sometimes "jamisen" when used as a suffix . -Construction:The shamisen is a plucked stringed instrument

Shampoo is a hair care product used for the removal of oils, dirt, skin particles, dandruff, environmental pollutants and other contaminant particles that gradually build up in hair

Shams Tabrizi
Shams-i-Tabrīzī or Shams al-Din Mohammad was a Persian Muslim, who is credited as the spiritual instructor of Mewlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhi, also known as Rumi and is referenced with great reverence in Rumi’s poetic collection, in particular Diwan-i Shams-i Tabrīzī

Shamu was the fourth killer whale ever captured and was the third orca ever displayed in a public exhibit. She was the first orca to survive more than 13 months in captivity and was the star of a very popular killer whale show at SeaWorld San Diego in the mid - late 1960s

Shan Hai Jing
Shan Hai Jing is a Chinese classic text, and a compilation of early geography and myth. Versions of the text have existed since the 4th century BC, and by the early Han Dynasty it had reached its final form. It is largely a fabled geographical and cultural account of pre-Qin China as well as a collection of mythology

Shan State
Shan State is a state of Burma . Shan State borders China to the north, Laos to the east, and Thailand to the south, and five administrative divisions of Burma in the west. Largest of the 14 administrative divisions by land area, Shan State covers 155,800 km², almost a quarter of the total area of Burma

Shands at the University of Florida
Shands at the University of Florida is a teaching hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida and Jacksonville, Florida and is two of many hospitals in the Shands HealthCare system.-History:

Shane Lynch
Shane Lynch is an Irish singer-songwriter, actor and professional drift driver, best known for his distinctive body art, outlandish sense of style, and as a member of Boyzone

Shane Meadows
Shane Meadows is an English film director, screenwriter, occasional actor and BAFTA winner.-Background:Meadows grew up in the Westlands Road area of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. His father was a long distance lorry driver and his mother worked in a fish and chip shop

Shang Dynasty
The Shang Dynasty or Yin Dynasty was, according to traditional sources, the second Chinese dynasty, after the Xia. They ruled in the northeastern regions of the area known as "China proper" in the Yellow River valley

Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO , is an intergovernmental mutual-security organisation which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University or SJTU), sometimes referred to as Shanghai Jiaotong University , is a top public research university located in Shanghai, China. Shanghai Jiao Tong University is known as one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China

In the Yorùbá religion, Sàngó is perhaps one of the most popular Orisha; also known as the god of fire, lightning and thunder

Sanskrit Śhani शनि, Kannada Śhani ಶನಿ ದೇವರು,Shani/Sani , is one of the Navagraha or Jyotiṣa . Shani is embodied in the planet Saturn and is the Lord of Saturday.

Shani (drink)
Shani is a soft drink produced by PepsiCo. It is only sold and marketed outside the United States.

Shankar Mahadevan
Shankar Mahadevan is an Indian music composer and singer. He is a part of the Shankar Ehsaan Loy trio team that composes for Indian films and a playback singer.-Early life:

Shankill Butchers
The Shankill Butchers is the name given to an Ulster loyalist gang, many of whom were members of the Ulster Volunteer Force . The gang conducted paramilitary activities during the 1970s in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was most notorious for its late-night kidnapping, torture and murder of random Catholic civilians

Shannon Briggs
Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs is an American heavyweight boxer and actor. He is the former Lineal and WBO heavyweight champion.-Early life:

Shanti Lowry
Shanti Lowry is an African American actress and dancer. She is perhaps best known for her role as the recurring image consultant Dionne on the hit spinoff television series The Game

Shanty town
A shanty town is a slum settlement of impoverished people who live in improvised dwellings made from scrap materials: often plywood, corrugated metal and sheets of plastic

Shaolin kung fu
Shaolin Kung Fu refers to a collection of Chinese martial arts that claim affiliation with the Shaolin Monastery.Of the multitude styles of kung fu and wushu, only some are actually related to Shaolin

Shape memory alloy
A shape-memory alloy is an alloy that "remembers" its original, cold-forged shape: returning the pre-deformed shape by heating. This material is a lightweight, solid-state alternative to conventional actuators such as hydraulic, pneumatic, and motor-based systems

Shaped charge
A shaped charge is an explosive charge shaped to focus the effect of the explosive's energy. Various types are used to cut and form metal, to initiate nuclear weapons, to penetrate armor, and in the oil and gas industry

A shaper is a type of machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool to machine a linear toolpath. Its cut is analogous to that of a lathe, except that it is linear instead of helical

Sharafuddin of Selangor
Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah is the ninth and current Sultan of the Malaysian state of Selangor. He ascended the throne in 2001, succeeding his father, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.-Early life and education:

Sharbat Gula
Sharbat Gula is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous photograph by journalist Steve McCurry. Gula was living as a refugee in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed

Sharecropping is a system of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crop produced on the land . This should not be confused with a crop fixed rent contract, in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a fixed amount of crop per unit of land