besides being a famed singer/song writer, he is a big environmentalist and philanthropist
Wrote Vindication of the Rights of Women calling for an end to women suppression.Madame Bodichon carried forward the work which culminated in French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, who wrote The Second Sex and campaigned actively for women's rights.
Tibetan Buddhism,tantiricism and monastic feudalsim.Spiritual leader of millions across the globe and winner of Nobel Peace Prize.
Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name, Meat Loaf
Film Actor,method acting,Won an Oscar for On the Waterfront in 1954.but he refused a second for the Godfather in 1972 in protest against the persecution of Indians.Widely treated as an unparalleled versatile film actor.
Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was a British fossil collector, dealer and palaeontologist who became known around the world for a number of important finds she made in the Jurassic age marine fossil beds at Lyme Regis, where she lived. Her work contributed to the fundamental changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the earth that occurred in the early 19th century, and yet she is barely known today, while Darwin has become a household name. Her discoveries included the first ichthyosaur skeleton to be correctly identified, which she and her brother, Joseph, found when she was just twelve years old, the first two plesiosaur skeletons ever found, the first pterosaur skeleton located outside Germany, and some important fish fossils. Because of her sex and religious rebellion, much of her work was never published and, in fact, she rarely even received credit for her scientific contributions.
Film Actress, born in a poor Swedish family, Director Martiz Stiller gave her the surname and became her mentor.Hollywood Director Clarence Brown turned her into the biggest female fim star. She became the most famous and best paid film stars in the world. Known for her beauty was adored by the audience.Could never manage an Oscar during her lifetime.
Archaeologist,his work marked the begining of the study of Palaeolithic art.
Italian Economist,sociologist.The Mind and Society,governing elites,social inequalities and class consciousness sharpen cultural and stuctural divisions.The medical and health care debates centre around welfare economics notions as the challenge to exchange and the stigma of poor in new age economics, Methodological Frame of the Field , LL.B is more on variable of spatial distance rather than risks of dependency.Stigmatized people may reject the dominant criteria of social evaluation by choosing alternative lifestyles but the stigmatizing experience of the market maybe carried over into non-market situations. Medical care offers the example of unequal distribution of knowledge.In uncertainity ,information and knowledge becomes a commodity.Economists like K.J Arrow have argued this since 1963.( Mother Jones-Economics of Higher Education).The Obama Barack Administration in USA faced this most difficult question of Welfare Economics.
Educationist,developed teaching methods that encouraged children to work things out for themselves through practical activity, rather than following instructions only.
Engineering, wrote over 20,000 articles on engineering and was the first to see the potential of using machines.
With Paul Baran and Leonard Klienrock connected three seperate computer networks in 1960 J.C,RnLicklider gave a faundamental call fora global network.Ben Segal met Len Bosack and began installation for CERN. By this time ARPANET begun operation.With GOPHER web directory grew and with web crawlers and search engines came Yahoo(1995, Altavista(1995) and Google(1998)
Futurism,his writings glorified war,the machine age,speed and dynamism,condemned all traditional forms of literature and art.
British Prime Minister, even in the difficult times like the global recession, reducing influence of his political party, and global terrorism refused to take an approach of wider discussion and conflict resolution at 10 Downing Street.
The Third World's first and greatest superstar... championed freedom, peace, and brotherhood of man
Philosopher, atheism,empiricsm and natural law.A Treatise on Human Nature, Dialogue concerning Natural Religions, Essays Moral and Political,Political Discourses, History of England. His views inspired Kant to argue about the inadequacy of empiricsm.
British philosopher who advocated the "tabula rasa" idea, saying that knowledge is determined by experiences and perceptions rather than a person being born with it. His ideas of republicanism also affected the Founding Fathers, who used them to draft the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
Silvio Berlusconi, is an Italian politician, Prime Minister of Italy. He is also known under the nickname Il Cavaliere, due to the knighthood Order of Merit for Labour which he received in 1977. He is the second longest-serving Prime Minister of Italy, a position he has held on three separate occasions: from 1994 to 1995, from 2001 to 2006 and currently since 2008. Technically, Berlusconi has been sworn in four times because after a cabinet reshuffle, as happened with Berlusconi in 2005, the new ministry is sworn in and subjected to a vote of confidence. He is the leader of the People of Freedom political movement, a centre-right party he founded in 2009. As of November 2009, he is the longest-serving current leader of a G8 country. As of 2010, Berlusconi's political rise was rapid. He was elected as a Member of Parliament for the first time and appointed as Prime Minister following the March 1994 snap parliamentary elections, when Forza Italia gained a relative majority a mere three months after having been officially launched. However, his cabinet collapsed after seven months, due to internal disagreements in his coalition. In the April 1996 snap parliamentary elections, Berlusconi ran for Prime Minister again but was defeated by centre-left candidate Romano Prodi. In the May 2001 parliamentary elections, he was again the centre-right candidate for Prime Minister and won against the centre-left candidate Francesco Rutelli. Berlusconi then formed his second and third cabinets, until 2006. Berlusconi was leader of the centre-right coalition in the April 2006 parliamentary elections, which he lost by a very narrow margin, his opponent again being Romano Prodi. He was re-elected in the parliamentary elections of April 2008 following the collapse, on 24 January 2008, of Romano Prodi's government and sworn in as prime minister on 8 May 2008.
Wikimedia Foundation is the parent company of Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia. He is cited as founder of Wikipedia which is disputed by many as as being a product of the ideas of Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales.Florence Devmont of the Board of Wikipedia Foundation is also not clear on this issue. The model of collaboration is considered a failure as its so called editor and editorial boards are fake e-mail ID's and full of pseudonyms like Xxahipphe, Choochi'yo and so on.Cyber cafe culture of letting out frustrations is the method mostly.The future of collaboration model is under question and the site claims it would be adding a new layer of editorial oversight. The quality of encyclopedic content is propoganda by politicians and so called notables, Articles are of the poorest quality and verfiability is based on citations in newspapers and online journals which makes it an appendage of the same propoganda machinery which free internet is opposed to.
Son of Hugh Heffner. In 2011, Ovaltine inheirited Willy Wonka's Chocalate Factory. He occassionally returns to his childhood in the bunny house and straigt up gets it on.
created the greatest consept albums of all time, partly when punk was in fashion as well, and still made one of the top 5 best selling albums ever (the wall)
American psychic and prophet in theearly 1900's. Foretold of events such as the discovery of Atlantis. Gave reasoning and description of how the universe was created. Diagnosed ill people when doctors had given up only by meditating and placing hands on the person. Truely the most overlooked figure in recent history.
French fashion designer, fashion designer,fashion is dressing and toilteries adopted by people cutting acrosss class barriers to express faked wealth. A western phenomenon as in other cultures styles have altered little over centuries.In the19th c a new influence that of fashion designer or couturier made its presence felt, Charles Worth not only made clothes for wealthy but also sold designs to manufacturers who could produce cheaper copies. With the development of mass production the cattle class grew and politicians seek their support.
Ballet, Italian ballerina, perfected the art of dancing on the tips of her toe or en pointe.Ballet is a combination of dance and mime which is performed to music.It began in Italy and was taken to France in 1533 by Catherine de Medicis. It was adopted elsewhere in Europe and had big proponents like Anna Pavlova, Marius Petipa etc.
Anthropologist, studied social behavior in Samoa, New Guinea and Bali, rites of passage and child rearing was the focus.Her analysis of American society made her an early advocate of women's rights.
Golfer,The origins of golf are uncertain,It is believed that the Dutch played a similar game with a stick and ball c.1300 known as kolf,colf . Gouf was definitely played in Scotland in 15th c and the worlds first club was Gentlemen Golfers of Edinburgh was formed in 1744.A golf course is usually 18 holesin a standard course.A hole is a flat starting point called tee,a long stretch of mown grass called fairway, obstacles are placed at various points as bunkers, trees, lakes.The object is to hit a small ball from a starting point into the hole.The expected minimum number of strokes is the par, if a player holes the ball in one stroke below par it is called a birdie.Two strokes below is an eagle and an ocassional possibility is a hole in one.A player may carry upto 14 clubs in their golf bag. This game has come to symbolize some kind of power pelf and elitism which is assidously courted.Tiger Woods has set many bench marks in this sport.
US folksinger and songwriter .Took to the road during the Great Depression singing for his meals.Wrote hundreds of songs which were topical on migrant workers, pacifists and social underdogs.Effected a whole generation of singers like Joan Baez and Bob Dylan who adopted his causes.
Film actor,became famous for the most absurd roles in even more absurd movies.He as well as millions of Indians are convinced that he has to be considered the greatest .
America's first gasoline-powered automobile was the 1891 Lambert car invented by John W. Lambert.
Renato Dulbecco (born February 22, 1914) is an Italian virologist who won a 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on reverse transcriptase. In 1973 he was awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University together with Theodore Puck and Harry Eagle. Dulbecco was the recipient of the Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology in 1974. Dulbecco and his group demonstrated that the infection of normal cells with certain types of viruses (oncoviruses) led to the incorporation of virus-derived genes into the host-cell genome, and that this event lead to the transformation (the acquisition of a tumor phenotype) of those cells. As demonstrated by Temin and Baltimore, who shared the Nobel Prize with Dulbecco, the transfer of viral genes to the cell is mediated by an enzyme called reverse transcriptase (or, more precisely, RNA-dependent DNA polymerase), which replicates the viral genome (in this case made of RNA) into DNA, which is later incorporated in the host genome. Oncoviruses are the cause of some forms of human cancers. Dulbecco's study gave a basis for precise understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which they propagate, thus allowing us to better fight them. Furthermore, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis mediated by oncoviruses closely resemble the process by which normal cells degenerate into cancer cells. Dulbecco's discoveries allowed us to better understand and fight cancer. he's considered from the international scientific community the inventor of the genetic engineering!
Fatih Sultan Mehmet was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, at the age of 21 he conquered Istanbul and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire, transforming the Ottoman state into an empire. Mehmed continued his conquests in Asia, with the Anatolian reunification, and in Europe, as far as Bosnia and Croatia.
writer, activist Known for: author of The Color Purple; Pulitzer Prize; recovering work of Zora Neale Hurston; work against female circumcision
Cricket, Australian cricketer who set records including the highest score(452 not out).Cricket is a bat and ball team game. A similar game was played in the mid-16th century, but the first county match was played in 1719.The earliest known laws of cricket were drawn up in 1744 and the Marylebone Cricket Club(MCC) was founded in 1787.The first test match was played at Melbourne in 1877.The game was adopted by most countries under the British Empire during the heydays of Imperialism. County championships still remain the epitome for cricketers in post-imperialist world order. One day cricket and several other variants of limited overs cricket has evolved with new names like Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkor etc. and a mad rush to establish world records goes on.
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