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Virginia Tech shooting - was a school shooting that occurred on April 16, 2007, at two buildings, West Ambler Johnston Hall and Norris Hall, on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in Blacksburg, Virginia. Seung-Hui Cho, an undergraduate student at the university and a U.S. resident of South Korean origin, shot and killed 32 people and wounded 17 others with two semi-automatic pistols. Six others were injured jumping out of windows to escape Cho. As police stormed Norris Hall, Cho committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. It is the deadliest school shooting in the history of the United States, and was also the deadliest mass shooting by a lone gunman in U.S. history until it was surpassed nine years later by the Orlando nightclub shooting.
Wikipedia (is a multilingual online encyclopedia created and maintained as an open collaboration project by a community of volunteer editors using a wiki-based editing system. It is the largest and most popular general reference work on the World Wide Web, and is one of the most popular websites ranked by Alexa as of January 2020. It features exclusively free content and no commercial ads, and is owned and supported by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization funded primarily through donations)
Calling it a night.............................
Ah yes ... the thing most of us use to play this game!
I love the second cartoon. You should hear my children trying to explain to my grandkids how it used to be. But my kids were lucky because we had a set of World Book Encyclopedia and I kept it up to date each year.
... and no, I'm not posting anything for the game here. LOL
I concur! This resource is fantastic!
I was raised to use the reference section of our Public Library in the days of the 12 (?) volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica with their salesmen knocking on our door in vain!
Back to the game:
Xanthophylls are yellow pigments that occur widely in nature and form one of two major divisions of the carotenoid group; the other division is formed by the carotenes. The name is from Greek xanthos and phyllon, due to their formation of the yellow band seen in early chromatography of leaf pigments.
Yoga - is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga is one of the six Astika (orthodox) schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Yoga gurus from India introduced yoga to the West, following the success of Swami Vivekananda in the late 19th and early 20th century with his adaptation of yoga tradition, excluding asanas. Outside India, it has developed into a posture-based physical fitness, stress-relief and relaxation technique. The term "Yoga" in the Western world often denotes a modern form of hatha yoga and yoga as exercise, consisting largely of the postures or asanas.
Just put a mask on these two and this would be oh so 2020 ... LOL
The word zoomorphism derives from the Greek ζωον, meaning "animal", and μορφη, meaning "shape" or "form". In the context of art, zoomorphism could describe art that imagines humans as non-human animals.
Hey there, PTG! That was the last round for that topic. You get to choose the next topic. Do you have anything interesting??
Interesting! Me!???????? Once more cajoled into suggesting topic!
Let us try Architecture and see what happens!
A-Frame is an open-source web framework for building virtual reality experiences. It is maintained by developers from Supermedium and Google. A-Frame is an entity component system framework for Three.js where developers can create 3D and WebVR scenes using HTML
Okay ... I'm certainly going to learn something new with this topic. Here goes ...
Byzantine architecture - is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, or Eastern Roman Empire. The Byzantine era is usually dated from 330 AD, when Constantine the Great moved the Roman capital to Byzantium, which became Constantinople, until the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453. However, there was initially no hard line between the Byzantine and Roman empires, and early Byzantine architecture is stylistically and structurally indistinguishable from earlier Roman architecture. Its architecture dramatically influenced the later medieval architecture throughout Europe and the Near East, and became the primary progenitor of the Renaissance and Ottoman architectural traditions that followed its collapse.