Chelodina burrungandjii

Sandstone Snake-necked Turtle Swimming Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Sauropsida Order: Testudines Suborder: Pleurodira Family: Chelidae Subfamily: Chelodininae Genus: Chelodina Subgenus: Macrochelodina Species: C. (M.) burrungandjii Binomial name Chelodina burrungandjii Thomson, Kennett & Georges, 2000[1] Synonyms[2] Chelodina burrungandjii Thomson, Kennett & Georges, 2000:650 The Sandstone Snake-necked Turtle (Chelodina (Macrochelodina) […] continue reading »

Dreadful Sanctuary

Dreadful Sanctuary Dust-jacket from the first edition Author Eric Frank Russell Cover artist Edd Cartier Country United States Language English Genre Science fiction novel Publisher Fantasy Press Publication date 1951 Media type Print (Hardback) Pages 275 pp OCLC 2080056 Dreadful Sanctuary is a science fiction novel by British author Eric Frank Russell. After its serialization in the […] continue reading »


Biconiosporella Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Division: Ascomycota Class: Sordariomycetes Order: incertae sedis Family: incertae sedis Genus: Biconiosporella Schaumann (1972) Type species Biconiosporella corniculata Schaumann (1972) Biconiosporella is a fungal genus in the Sordariomycetes class of the Ascomycota. The relationship of this taxon to other taxa within the class is unknown (incertae sedis), and it has […] continue reading »

Mr Ward

Ian Ward (1961 – 27 January 2008), commonly known as Mr Ward in media reports,[n 1] was an Australian Aboriginal elder from Warburton, Western Australia who died after being transported in the back of a prison van in the Western Australian outback. Contents 1 Life 2 Death 3 Inquest and response 4 See also 5 […] continue reading »

Abbottina rivularis

Abbottina rivularis Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Subfamily: Gobioninae Genus: Abbottina Species: A. rivularis Binomial name Abbottina rivularis (Basilewsky, 1855) Abbottina rivularis (Chinese false gudgeon or Amur false gudgeon) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae, the carps and minnows. It is native to China, Korea, […] continue reading »

Glass Mountain, California

Glass Mountain is a former settlement in Modoc County, California.[1] It was located on the former Great Northern Railway Bieber Line 6 miles (9.7 km) west-southwest of Meares.[1] References[edit] ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California’s Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 399. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.  […] continue reading »

Aquilla J. Dyess

Aquilla James Dyess    Aquilla J. Dyess, posthumous Medal of Honor recipient Born (1909-01-11)January 11, 1909 Andersonville, Georgia Died February 2, 1944(1944-02-02) (aged 35) KIA at Kwajalein Atoll Place of burial 4th Marine Division Cemetery on Roi-Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands Allegiance United States of America Service/branch United States Marine Corps Years of service 1931–1936 (U.S. […] continue reading »

Gareth Hughes (politician)

For the welsh silent screen actor, see Gareth Hughes. Gareth Hughes MP Hughes outside the Beehive Member of the New Zealand Parliament for Green party list Incumbent Assumed office 11 February 2010 Preceded by Jeanette Fitzsimons Personal details Born (1981-10-31) 31 October 1981 (age 35) Gisborne, New Zealand Political party Green Spouse(s) Meghan Hughes Children Arlo […] continue reading »

Comparison of media players

Wikipedia has several articles about comparisons of media players: Comparison of video player software, for software designed to play all digital media including video Comparison of audio player software, for software specialized in playing audio and manage audio libraries Comparison of portable media players, for portable hardware that play digital media Comparison of net-connected media […] continue reading »

Hurricane Ginny

Hurricane Ginny Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS) Hurricane Ginny TIROS satellite image Formed October 16, 1963 Dissipated October 29, 1963 Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 110 mph (175 km/h) Lowest pressure 948 mbar (hPa); 27.99 inHg Fatalities 3 related Damage $500,000 (1963 USD) Areas affected Hispaniola, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas, East Coast of the United States, […] continue reading »