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  2. Abacus - Wikipedia

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    The earliest known written documentation of the Chinese abacus dates to the 2nd century BC. The Chinese abacus, also known as the suanpan (算盤/算盘, lit. "calculating tray"), is typically 20 cm (8 in) tall and comes in various widths, depending on the operator. It usually has more than seven rods.

  3. Pistol (miniseries) - Wikipedia

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    John tells her to give the baby a decent burial, and she inspires him to write the lyrics to the song "Bodies". 4 "Track 4: Pretty Vaaaycunt" Danny Boyle: Craig Pearce: May 31, 2022 () The band tours Northern England and they bond on the beach at a posh hotel. Glen says he admires Steve for starting the band.

  4. East Asian age reckoning - Wikipedia

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    This becomes important, for example in calculating a person's fan tai sui 反太歲/反太岁, which occurs after every twelve-year zodiac cycle. Thus, for a child born in June of the year 2000, a year of the dragon, the first fan tai sui year would occur in the next dragon year, which would begin on Lunar new year in the year 2012, when the ...

  5. 2021 Suez Canal obstruction - Wikipedia

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    Rabie estimated that Egypt lost $12–14 million per day due to the closure. The SCA calculated it lost approximately US$15 million per day in transit fees. Despite the blockage, overall revenue for the first six months of 2021 was up by 8.8% to US$3 billion when compared with the same period the previous year.

  6. Pi - Wikipedia

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    In parts of the world where dates are commonly noted in day/month/year format, 22 July represents "Pi Approximation Day," as 22/7 = 3.142857. [227] During the 2011 auction for Nortel 's portfolio of valuable technology patents, Google made a series of unusually specific bids based on mathematical and scientific constants, including π .

  7. Person of Interest (season 3) - Wikipedia

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    The third season of the American television series Person of Interest premiered on September 24, 2013. The season is produced by Kilter Films, Bad Robot Productions, and Warner Bros. Television, with Jonathan Nolan, Greg Plageman, J. J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk serving as executive producers and Plageman serving as showrunner.

  8. Gavin Williamson - Wikipedia

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    Sir Gavin Alexander Williamson CBE MP (born 25 June 1976) is a British politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for South Staffordshire since 2010. A member of the Conservative Party, Williamson previously served in Theresa May's Cabinet as Secretary of State for Defence from 2017 to 2019, and as Secretary of State for Education under Boris Johnson from 2019 to 2021.

  9. Yuga Cycle - Wikipedia

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    There are 71 Yuga Cycles (306,720,000 years) in a manvantara, a period ruled by Manu, who is the progenitor of mankind. There are 1,000 Yuga Cycles (4,320,000,000 years) in a kalpa, a period that is a day (12-hour day proper) of Brahma, who is the creator of the planets and first living entities.