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  2. Hilary Putnam - Wikipedia

    Hilary Whitehall Putnam (/ ˈ p ʌ t n əm /; July 31, 1926 – March 13, 2016) was an American philosopher, mathematician, and computer scientist, and a major figure in analytic philosophy in the second half of the 20th century.

  3. Silesian language - Wikipedia

    Silesian or Upper Silesian is a West Slavic ethnolect of the Lechitic group, spoken by a small percentage of people in Silesia.Its vocabulary was significantly influenced by Central German due to the existence of numerous Silesian German speakers in the area prior to World War II and after.

  4. Pantex - Wikipedia

    Pantex is the primary United States nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility that aims to maintain the safety, security and reliability of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile.

  5. El Capitan - Wikipedia

    Naming. The formation was named "El Capitan" by the Mariposa Battalion when they explored the valley in 1851. El Capitán ("the captain", "the chief") was taken to be a loose Spanish translation of the local Native American name for the cliff, variously transcribed as "To-to-kon oo-lah" or "To-tock-ah-noo-lah" (Miwok language).

  6. Thomas Edison - Wikipedia

    Thomas Edison was born in 1847 in Milan, Ohio, but grew up in Port Huron, Michigan, after the family moved there in 1854. He was the seventh and last child of Samuel Ogden Edison Jr. (1804–1896, born in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia) and Nancy Matthews Elliott (1810–1871, born in Chenango County, New York).

  7. Kevin Youkilis - Wikipedia

    Kevin Edmund Youkilis (/ ˈ juː k ə l ɪ s /; born March 15, 1979), nicknamed "Youk" / ˈ juː k /, is an American former professional baseball first baseman and third baseman, who primarily played for the Boston Red Sox.

  8. Pentatonix - Wikipedia

    On October 14, Pentatonix released "Be My Eyes", and announced the date of The Lucky Ones, the first full-length album of originals since 2015, for February 12, 2021. Like At Home and We Need a Little Christmas, it was recorded in isolation because of the pandemic. A music video for "Coffee in Bed" was released on the same day as the album.

  9. Daniel Carter Beard - Wikipedia

    Daniel Carter "Uncle Dan" Beard (June 21, 1850 – June 11, 1941) was an American illustrator, author, youth leader, Georgist and social reformer who founded the Sons of Daniel Boone in 1905, which Beard later merged with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).