1 day ago · Ayn Rand (/ aɪ n /; born Alisa Zinovyevna Rosenbaum; February 2, [O.S. January 20] 1905 – March 6, 1982) was a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She is known for her two best-selling novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism.
1 day ago · "I believe there was a demonic power at work," he said. Chapman initially embraced his old religion with new fervor as a result; but McGowan revealed information to the press that Chapman had told him in confidence, so Chapman disavowed his renewed interest in Christianity and reverted to his initial explanation: he had killed Lennon to promote ...
1 day ago · The price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline rose to an average $2.40 a gallon in Florida and the U.S. on Monday — its highest level in 11 months, according to travel club AAA. And yet the world ...
1 day ago · The movie A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum stars Jack Gilford dressing as a young bride. Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon famously posed as women to escape gangsters in the Billy Wilder film Some Like It Hot. Cross-dressing for comic effect was a frequently used device in most of the Carry On films.
1 day ago · Reality distortion field (or RDF) is a term first used by Bud Tribble at Apple Computer in 1981, to describe company co-founder Steve Jobs' charisma and its effects on the developers working on the Macintosh project.
1 day ago · Metal Gear is a series of action-adventure stealth video games by Konami Computer Entertainment centered around Solid Snake, a soldier in the high tech elite special forces task force FOXHOUND, as he attempts to infiltrate and diffuse politically sensitive crisis situations undetected and neutralize the non-state actors involved to prevent a global catastrophe.
1 day ago · Public opinion polls have consistently shown that most Americans believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy. These same polls also show no agreement on who else may have been involved in the shooting. A 2003 Gallup Poll reported that 75% of Americans do not believe that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone.
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