george sand is the pseudonym of amandine-aurore-lucile dupin, an early 19th-century novelist who preferred to wear men's clothing exclusively. in her autobiography, she explains in length the various aspects of how she experienced cross-dressing.
the andromeda strain is a 1971 american science fiction thriller film produced and directed by robert wise.based on michael crichton's 1969 novel of the same name and adapted by nelson gidding, the film stars arthur hill, james olson, kate reid, and david wayne as a team of scientists who investigate a deadly organism of extraterrestrial origin. with a few exceptions, the film follows the book .
bitumount is an abandoned industrial site on the east bank of the athabasca river about 90 kilometres 60 mi north of fort mcmurray in northeastern alberta, canada.between 1925 and the 1950s, it was the site of early attempts to extract bitumen from the athabasca oil sands that contributed to the development of commercially viable extraction processes.
playa zipolite is a beach community located in san pedro pochutla municipality on the southern coast of oaxaca state in mexico between huatulco and puerto escondido.. zipolite is best known as being mexico’s first and only legal public nude beach and for retaining much of the hippie culture that made it notable in the 1970s. the origin of the name zipolite has been lost over time.
alongside his work philippe starck partnered with moustache bikes for the m.a.s.s. mud, asphalt, sand and snow . this is a portfolio of four e-bikes that use a bosch electrical engine and battery pack. starck helped design the xiaomi mi mix smartphone, notable for having a 6.4-inch 'whole surface screen'.
the sirocco gibleh/ghibli , a hot desert wind, blows clouds of fine sand, which reduces visibility to a few metres and coats eyes, lungs, machinery, food and equipment; motor vehicles and aircraft need special oil filters and the barren ground means that supplies for military operations have to be transported from outside.
a western saloon is a kind of bar particular to the old west.saloons served customers such as fur trappers, cowboys, soldiers, lumberjacks, businessmen, lawmen, miners and gamblers.a saloon might also be known as a 'watering trough, bughouse, shebang, cantina, grogshop, and gin mill'. the first saloon was established at brown's hole, wyoming, in 1822, to serve fur trappers.
jalapeño juice may be used as a remedy for seasonal allergies and clearing sinuses from colds. in culture. the jalapeño is a mexican chile but has been adopted by texas as the state pepper in 1995. in mexico jalapeños are used in many forms such as in salsa, pico de gallo, or grilled jalapeños.
a louver american english or louvre british english; see spelling differences is a window blind or shutter with horizontal slats that are angled to admit light and air, but to keep out rain and direct sunshine. the angle of the slats may be adjustable, usually in blinds and windows, or fixed.
the treasure of the sierra madre is a 1948 american western adventure drama written and directed by john huston.it is an adaptation of b. traven's 1927 novel of the same name, set in the 1920s, in which, driven by their desperate economic plight, two young men, fred c. dobbs humphrey bogart and bob curtin , join old-timer howard walter huston, the director's father in mexico to prospect .
the airship, or 100 years hence is an american adventure comedy-drama silent short film written, produced and directed by j. stuart blackton. the film stars blackton and florence lawrence.it was released on april 25, 1908 by the american vitagraph company; a partial print of the airship, or 100 years hence is preserved in the paper print collection library of congress .
bioprospecting is the process of discovery and commercialization of new products based on biological resources. these resources or compounds can be important for and useful in many fields, including pharmaceuticals, agriculture, bioremediation, and nanotechnology, among others. between 1981-2010, one third of all small molecule new chemical entities approved by the u.s. food and drug .