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An L-system or Lindenmayer system is a parallel rewriting system and a type of formal grammar. Where the Buffalo Roam is a 1980 American semi-biographical comedy film which loosely depicts author Hunter S. Thompson's rise to fame in the 1970s Oscar "Zeta" Acosta Fierro disappeared in 1974 during a trip in Mexico and is presumed dead. List of films featuring hallucinogens A Fire Upon the Deep is a space opera involving love, betrayal, genocide, and a communication medium resembling Usenet. A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which reached publication in 1980, eleven years after Toole's suicide. The Illuminatus! Trilogy is a series of three novels by American writers Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson Heavy Metal is a 1981 Canadian-American adult animated science fantasy film The Hum is a name often given to widespread reports of a persistent and invasive low-frequency humming, rumbling, or droning noise not audible to all people DrinkOrDie (DoD) was one of the most prestigious underground software piracy group and warez trading network during the 1990s. Avoidant personality disorder (AvPD) is a Cluster C personality disorder in which the main coping mechanism of those affected is avoidance of feared stimuli. Last Life in the Universe is a 2003 Thai film directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang. In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel detailing the 1959 murders of four members of the Herbert Clutter family Schizoid personality disorder is a personality disorder characterized by a lack of interest in social relationships, a tendency toward a solitary or sheltered lifestyle, secretiveness, emotional coldness, detachment and apathy.


In materials that exhibit antiferromagnetism, the magnetic moments of atoms or molecules, usually related to the spins of electrons, align in a regular pattern with neighboring spins pointing in opposite directions. Scala is a producer of multimedia software. Air France Flight 4590 was an international charter flight that crashed into a hotel in nearby Gonesse two minutes after takeoff, killing all 109 people on board and four more people Heaven's Gate was an American UFO religious cult based near San Diego, California. Peri-urban regions can be defined as 'superficial' rural areas that are within the orbit of immediate urban hubs Bloom filter is a space-efficient probabilistic data structure. Phytoextraction is a subprocess of phytoremediation in which plants remove dangerous elements or compounds from soil or water, most usually heavy metals Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers A porkchop plot is a chart that shows contours of equal characteristic energy The 2019-2020 northwestern Syria offensive, codenamed "Dawn of Idlib 2" The Weather Underground Organization was a radical left militant organization In mathematics, a minimal surface is a surface that locally minimizes its area. In printing, under color removal (UCR) is a process of eliminating overlapping yellow, magenta, and cyan that would have added to a dark neutral (black) and replacing them with black ink only. CoDominium is a series of future history novels written by American writer Jerry Pournelle, along with several co-authors, primarily Larry Niven. Thomas Sankara was a Burkinabé military officer and socialist revolutionary served as the President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. A limen or a liminal point is a sensory threshold of a physiological or psychological response. The EICAR Anti-Virus Test File In philosophy, a noumenon is a posited object or event that exists independently of human sense and/or perception. Things-in-themselves would be objects as they are independent of observation.