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Arbovirus

Arbovirus is a term used to refer to a group of viruses that are transmitted by arthropod vectors. The word arbovirus is an acronym. Symptoms of arbovirus infection generally occur 3–15 days after exposure to the virus and last 3 or 4 days. The most common clinical features of infection are fever, headache and malaise, but encephalitis and hemorrhagic fever may also occur. The word tibovirus is sometimes used to describe viruses transmitted by ticks, a superorder within the arthropods.

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The Islands

The Islands was a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It first appeared on the hustings in the 1890 provincial election and lasted until it was integrated into the new riding Nanaimo and The Islands at the 1941 election.

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Show Your Hand

Show Your Hand is the first album by Scottish funk band Average White Band, released in 1973 by MCA Records. After the success of AWB, the album was re-issued in 1975 with a new title, Put It Where You Want It, a different opening track and new cover artwork. The re-issued version finally made it to the Billboard Top 200, peaking at #39.

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Salió el Sol

"Salió el Sol" is the third single by Don Omar taken from his album King of Kings. It was featured on the soundtrack to the 2008 game GTA IV.

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Nura Nal

Dream Girl is a fictional character in the DC Universe, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 30th and 31st centuries.

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Beefsteak tomato

A beef tomato or beefsteak tomato is any of the largest varieties of cultivated tomatoes, some weighing 450 grams or more. Most are pink or red with numerous small seed compartments distributed throughout the fruit, sometimes displaying pronounced ribbing similar to ancient pre-Columbian tomato cultivars. While popular among home growers for sandwich making and other applications requiring a large tomato to be eaten raw, beefsteaks are not grown commercially as often as other types, since they are not considered as suitable for mechanization as smaller slicing tomatoes. Common varieties include: Beefmaster VFN Beefsteak VFN Big Beef Brandywine Bucking Bronco Cherokee Purple a dusky red/purple beefsteak, said to have exceptional flavour Marmande Mortgage Lifter Pink Beefsteak Cœur-de-bœuf

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Implicit memory

Implicit memory is a type of memory in which previous experiences aid the performance of a task without conscious awareness of these previous experiences. Evidence for implicit memory arises in priming, a process whereby subjects are measured by how they have improved their performance on tasks for which they have been subconsciously prepared. Implicit memory also leads to the illusion-of-truth effect, which suggests that subjects are more likely to rate as true those statements that they have already heard, regardless of their veracity. In daily life, people rely on implicit memory every day in the form of procedural memory, the type of memory that allows people to remember how to tie their shoes or ride a bicycle without consciously thinking about these activities. Research into implicit memory indicates that it operates through a different mental process from explicit memory.

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Ectopia

In medicine, an ectopia is a displacement or malposition of an organ or other body part. Most ectopias are congenital, but some may happen later in life.

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Do It! Now

"Do It! Now" is the 15th single of J-pop idol group Morning Musume and was released July 24, 2002,. It sold a total of 310,600 copies. This single also marked the last appearance of Maki Goto before she graduated from Morning Musume and pursued a solo career within Hello! Project. This song broke the string of #1 hits originating from 1999's Love Machine, receiving a #3 position on Oricon. An English-language cover was recorded by Mylin for the album Cover Morning Musume Hello! Project!.

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Delma

Delma is a genus of lizards in the family Pygopodidae. It contains 21 described species.

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Neorealism

Neorealism or structural realism is a theory of international relations first outlined by Kenneth Waltz in his 1979 book Theory of International Politics. Alongside neoliberalism, neorealism is one of the most influential contemporary approaches to international relations; the two perspectives have dominated international relations theory for the last decade. Neorealism emerged from the North American discipline of political science, and reformulates the classical realist tradition of E.H. Carr, Hans Morgenthau, and Reinhold Niebuhr. Realists in general argue that power is the most important factor in international relations. Neorealism is subdivided into defensive and offensive neorealism.

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Ovimbundu

The Ovimbundu, also known as the Southern Mbundu, are a Bantu ethnic group who lives on the Bié Plateau of central Angola and in the coastal strip west of these highlands. As the largest ethnic group in Angola, they make up almost 40 percent of the country's population. Overwhelmingly the Ovimbundu follow Christianity, mainly the Igreja Evangélica Congregacional de Angola, founded by American missionaries. However, some still retain beliefs and practices from African traditional religions.

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444

444 is the fifth album released by Canadian country music singer Charlie Major. It produced the singles "Right Here, Right Now", "One True Love", and "Side by Side".

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Wizards

Wizards is a 1977 American animated post-apocalyptic science fantasy film about the battle between two wizards, one representing the forces of magic and one representing the forces of industrial technology. It was written, produced, and directed by Ralph Bakshi. Wizards is notable for being the first fantasy film made by Bakshi, who was previously known only for urban films such as Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic and Coonskin. It grossed $9 million theatrically from a $1.2 million budget, and has since become a cult classic. The film was rated PG by the MPAA.

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Blatherskite

Blatherskite are an Alternative Metal band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1996. The group currently consists of Nick Goryl on vocals, Tim Lim and Mat Newton on guitar, Ben Nicholls on bass guitar, and Katrina Tuffy on drums. Blatherskite emerged from a band Tim Lim formed during high school. Their two first albums, 1995's Vathek and 1996's Dribble were characterised by an experimental punk sound; their follow ups 2006's Three Worlds and 2009's Where the Wasteland Ends developed a more alternative metal sensibility.

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4 P.M.

4 P.M., is an American male R&B group best known for their cover version of "Sukiyaki", which peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in February 1995. 4 P.M. is an acronym meaning 'For Positive Music' meaning the band's music would not contain explicit lyrics, does not promote violence, and does not degrade women. The band has toured worldwide and remains popular, most notably in Japan. The group was started in 1991 in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland by brothers Roberto Pena, Jr. and Reney Pena with Larry McFarland and Martiz Ware. They were originally known as IV Real,and played local talent shows. After a 1994 performance at a record release party, they were signed by Next Plateau Records and moved to New York City. Their debut album, Now's the Time, which peaked at #96 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, included a cover version of Kyu Sakamoto's 1960s hit "Sukiyaki". The group's version of "Sukiyaki" peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and was certified gold in 1995. It also reached the top 5 in Australia and New Zealand. Now's the Time earned gold status in Canada and Japan, and went platinum in Australia.

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Ethere

Ethere is an EP by Skepticism. It was released in 1997 on Red Stream.

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