The Mars Society is a space-advocacy non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Inspired by "The Case for Mars" conferences which were hosted by The Mars Underground at the University of Colorado Boulder and established by Dr. Robert Zubrin and many others in 1998, the organization works to educate the public, the media and government on the benefits of Mars exploration and the importance of planning for a Earth-to-Mars mission in the coming dec..
ASCII ( ), abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme (the IANA prefers the name US-ASCII). ASCII codes represent text in computers, communications equipment, and other devices that use text. Most modern character-encoding schemes are based on ASCII, though they support many additional characters. ASCII was the most common character encoding on the World Wide Web until December 2007, when it was surpassed by UTF-8, which includes ASCII as a subset..
The slash ( /), also known as a stroke and by the technical term solidus, is a sign used as a punctuation mark and for various other purposes. It is often called a forward slash, a retronym used to distinguish it from the backslash ( \). It has many other names.
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of Retailing representing merchandisers with interconnecting that enable customers to walk from unit to unit. A shopping arcade is a specific form serving the same purpose.
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Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 – September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs of soil testing apparatus and fundamental research on and soil liquefaction, he is also credited for developing the soil mechanics teaching programme at Harvard University during the early 1930s that has since been modelled in many universities around th..
The Devil Wears Prada are by no means a newcomer. In over 8 years as a band they have sold over 750,000 albums (5 releases have sold over 100,000 copies), and have toured the world over and over, playing to sold out crowds every night. They have been able ..
But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, so long an institution that was seemingly above reproach. Wheels Stop tells the stirring story of how, after the Challenger disaster, the S..
But what do we lose when big-box retailers rule the home furnishings marketplace—and, by extension, our homes? Wouldn’t it be more satisfying to surround ourselves with handcrafted pieces that perfectly suit our needs? While making your own fur..
'Okay Venus?' 'Okay Steve.' 'Right. Let's Go!' The year is 2062 and World Space Patrol ship Fireball XL5 is assigned to Sector 25 where intrepid pilot Steve Zodiac ably assisted by Doctor Venus and Professor Matthew Matic faces such dangers as plane..
Ean is queen of the Willow, a small ship with a Traditional crew who live in space and trade between the stars. Suddenly Tre, the laid back crew enforcer, is demanding that they dash to one system to pick up cabin boys and then divert to another to recruit..
Classic Space Opera with a Stanley Kubrick twist... Nothing is as it appears. Nothing. Your whole life you think you understand who and what you are, and then one day you learn that it is all a lie. So what do you do? You have lunch with the leading candid..
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2001: A Space Odyssey is a countdown to tomorrow a road map to human destiny a quest for the infinite. It is a dazzling Academy Award-winning visual achievement a compelling drama of man vs. machine a stunning meld of music and motion. It may be the m..
In Warhammer® 40 000®: Space Marine® you are Captain Titus of the Ultramarines humanity’s last hope for survival in a war-ridden future. Step into the armor of this superhuman warrior and use a lethal combination of dead..
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In Space No One Can Eat Ice Cream... Clowns can be terrifying at the best of times - especially when they're Killer Klowns from Outer Space! When Mike and his girlfriend Debbie turn up at the local police station warning that a gang of homicidal ali..
The Nerdlucks, dispatched by their boss, the ruthless, belligerent Swackhammer, intend to kidnap and export Looney Tunes to Moron Mountain, Swackerhammer's failing theme park on the Nerdluck's boring planet. Bugs has challenged the small weak aliens to a f..
Starhawk is a fast paced third-person shooter set in the far reaches of space where peace is a word far to few people have heard of. Starhawk gives players destructive powers to use - has the battlefield become overrun? Call down an airstrike from the orbi..
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Best known for creating mythology-driven series like LOST, J.J. Abrams has imbued his version with the elements that have made his shows such mind-bending entertainment while still keeping the soul of the saga intact. STAR TREK begins with an attack by an ..
Blazing Saddles:Cleavon Little Gene Wilder Slim Pickens Harvey Korman Madeline Kahn and more join for horseplay and horselaughs making Blazing Saddles the #6 choice among the American Film Institute's Top 100 Comedies. Give these out to the boys in lie..
In shipping, break bulk cargo or general cargo are goods that must be loaded individually, and not in intermodal containers nor in bulk cargo as with oil or grain. Ships that carry this sort of cargo are often called general cargo ships. The term break
Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 – September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of Retailing representing merchandisers with interconnecting that enable customers to walk from