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ArXiv

Generally, all scientific journals have peer-review procedures. This process sometimes take several years. The time lag made by this process will easily cause delay to the scientific community. arXiv was made to avoid this delay.

                                               

Barbarastollen underground archive

The Barbarastollen underground archive is an underground archive for preserve Germany’s cultural heritage. The Barbarastollen is in a mine near Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It holds microfilms with about 900 million images fr ...

                                               

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California that has an on-line library and archive of Web and multimedia resources. The Internet Archive was founded by Brewster Kahle in 1996. This archive includes "snaps ...

                                               

TVARK

TVARK is a British website that has thousands of videos and images from old TV shows, advertisements, idents and more, mainly from the United Kingdom. It was created on 8 November 1998 as a one man hobby when the internet was used by many from di ...

                                               

Critical thinking

Critical thinking is "thinking about thinking". It is a way of deciding if a claim is true, false, or sometimes true and sometimes false, or partly true and partly false. To find out if someone is telling you the truth, one needs evidence. Inform ...

                                               

Accuracy and precision

The accuracy and precision of measurements have special meanings in the fields of science, engineering, industry and statistics. The accuracy of a measurement system is how close it gets to a quantitys actual true value. The precision of a measur ...

                                               

Argument from inconsistent revelations

The Argument from inconsistent revelations is an argument that says that God probably does not exist. There are many religions which are based on revelations. The problem with these revelations is that they contradict each other. A person must ei ...

                                               

Argument from nonbelief

The Argument from nonbelief is a philosophical argument that says that God probably does not exist. If God did exist, and wanted humans to know it, he would show himself, or make it otherwise clear to all that he existed. Since he has not yet don ...

                                               

Expert

An expert is an individual recognized as a reliable source of knowledge or skill in a particular field. An expert’s corresponding ability or expertise is, mostly, based on his/her credential, training, education, profession, publication or experi ...

                                               

Informal fallacy

An informal fallacy is an logical argument whose premises fail to support their conclusion. Informal fallacies often come about because of an error in reasoning. The premises are then incorrectly linked to the conclusion. In contrast to a formal ...

                                               

Governess

A governess is a female person who works for a family, teaching the children in their home. She is not like a nanny who looks after them all day, dressing them etc. The governesss job is to be their teacher. She saw to their discipline and early ...

                                               

Adebayo Adedeji

Adebayo Adedeji was a Nigerian economist and academic. He was Executive Secretary to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa from 1975 to 1978, and UN Under-Secretary-General from 1978 until 1991. Adedeji was the founding Executive Dire ...

                                               

Shahnon Ahmad

Shahnon bin Ahmad was a Malaysian writer, a National Laureate, and a former Member of Parliament serving from 1999 through 2004. He was awarded with the National Literary Award in 1982. He was also a Professor Emeritus at Universiti Sains Malaysi ...

                                               

Idriz Ajeti

Idriz Ajeti was a Kosovo Albanologist and educator. He is known as one of the main researchers and authorities on the Albanian language studies of post World War II. He worked for the University of Pristina, and is a member of the Academy of Scie ...

                                               

Samia al-Amoudi

Al-Amoudi is an Associate Professor at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah and a consultant obstetrician gynecologist. She is also the head of the Womens Health Empowerment Scientific chair for womens health rights. In 2013 King Abdullah named al ...

                                               

Caprino Alendy

Caprino Alendy was a Surinamese politician. He was Chairperson of Brotherhood and Unity in Politics from 1987 until 2012. Alendy was Vice Chairperson of the National Assembly between 2005 and 2010. Alendy was born in Benanoe, Sipaliwini. On 6 Nov ...

                                               

Mikhail Alperin

Michail Jefimowitsch Alperin was a Soviet-Norwegian jazz pianist. He was known as a key member of the Moscow Art Trio. He was born in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukrainian SSR. He has also worked with Huun Huur Tu. From 1993 to 2018 he lived in Oslo, No ...

                                               

Kwesi Amissah-Arthur

Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur was a Ghanaian economist, academic and politician. He was the fifth Vice-President of Ghanas 4th Republic, in office from 6 August 2012 until 7 January 2017, under President John Dramani Mahama. Before, he was Gover ...

                                               

Manlio Argueta

Manlio Argueta is a Salvadoran writer, critic, and novelist. He is best known in the English speaking world for his novel One Day of Life. He was born in San Miguel, El Salvador. He was a professor at San Francisco State University.

                                               

Vishnu Raj Atreya

Vishnu Raj Atreya was a Nepali writer and poet. He wrote in Nepali language, Sanskrit language and Awadhi language. He used the title Latosaathi in his poetry works when his career began in 1963. He known to be the first person to start writing H ...

                                               

Smilja Avramov

Smilja Avramov was a Serbian academic, authority and educator. She worked in international law. She was a member of the Senate of Republika Srpska from 1996 to 2009. Avramov was a professor of international law at the Law Faculty at Belgrade Univ ...

                                               

Ungku Abdul Aziz

Ungku Abdul Aziz bin Ungku Abdul Hamid was an English-born Malaysian economist. He was the First General Director of the Council on Language and Literature of Malaysia from 1956 to 1957. Aziz was the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ma ...

                                               

Sery Bailly

Zacharie Sery Bailly, or Sery Bailly, was an Ivorian academic, politician and short-story writer. He was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He was known as chairperson of Harris Memel-Fotê-Jean Jaures Fondation in Abidjan, he was also vice-chairman of ...

                                               

Joyce Banda

Joyce Hilda Banda is a Malawian politician. She was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014. She is the founder and leader of the Peoples Party, created in 2011. She was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009 and Vice-Pres ...

                                               

Eugene Berger

Eugene Berger was a Luxembourg politician, teacher and alpinist. He was a member of the Democratic Party. At the time of his death in 2020, he was a member of the Chamber of Deputies since 2007. He was first elected to the Chamber of Deputies in ...

                                               

Janez Bernik

Janez Bernik was a Slovenian painter and academic. He was born in Gunclje, now part of Ljubljana. His works include painting, sculpture, graphic design, illustration, tapestry, book design, and poetry. He won the Preseren Fund Award in 1963. Bern ...

                                               

Petru Bogatu

Petru Bogatu was a Moldovan journalist, essayist, political analyst and writer. He was an editor at the National Newspaper. He was a professor at the State University of Moldova, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences. He died on 22 Mar ...

                                               

Eavan Boland

Eavan Frances Boland was an Irish poet, author, and educator. She was a professor at Stanford University, where she had taught beginning in 1996. Her poems were about Irish national identity, and the role of women in Irish history. She was a reci ...

                                               

Juan Bosch

Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño was a politician, historian, short story writer, essayist, and educator. He was the first democratically elected President of the Dominican Republic in 38 years. He served as president from February through September of 1 ...

                                               

Fabien Eboussi Boulaga

Fabien Eboussi Boulaga was a Cameroonian philosopher. He was born in Bafia, Cameroon. He was ordained as a priest in 1969, and became an official member of the Society of Jesus in 1973. He became known for his book Bantou problematique. Boulaga w ...

                                               

Issa J. Boullata

Issa J. Boullata was a Palestinian scholar and writer. He was noted for his translation of Arabic writing. He was professor of Arabic literature and language at Hartford Theological Seminary from 1968 to 1975, and McGill University from 1975 to 1 ...

                                               

Sabit Brokaj

Sabit Brokaj was an Albanian politician, doctor, and professor. In 1991 Brokaj was the Minister of Health of Albania. He was also the Defence Minister between 1997 to 1998. He was a member of the cabinets of Rexhep Meidani and Ramiz Alia. Brokaj ...

                                               

Rafael Calventi

Rafael Calventi Gaviño was a Dominican architect and diplomat. He was born in La Vega, Dominica. In 1996 he joined the Dominican diplomatic corps and was the ambassador to Italy, Mexico, Argentina and Germany. Calventi was deputy Director of the ...

                                               

Margarita Carrera

Margarita Carrera Molina was a Guatemalan philosopher, professor and writer. She was a member of the Academia Guatemalteca de la Lengua and the 1996 laureate of the Miguel Angel Asturias National Prize in Literature. She was born in Guatemala Cit ...

                                               

François Diederich

Professor François Diederich was a Luxembourgian chemist. His works focused in organic chemistry. Diederich was born in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg. In 1992 he was appointed Professor of Organic Chemistry at ETH Zurich. He retired on July 31, 2017. He ...

                                               

Neil Douglas (physician)

Sir Neil James Douglas was a Scottish medical doctor. He was president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 2004 to 2010 and chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges from 2009 to 2012. Douglas died on 23 August 2020 in Ed ...

                                               

Atef Ebeid

Atef Muhammad Ebeid was an Egyptian politician. He was a member of the National Democratic Party. He served as the Prime Minister of Egypt from 5 October 1999 until 14 July 2004. Ahmed Nazif became PM after Atef Ebeid. He was sentenced to ten yea ...

                                               

Okwui Enwezor

Okwui Enwezor was a Nigerian curator, art critic, writer, poet, and educator. He lived in New York City and Munich. In 2014, he was ranked 24 in the ArtReview list of the 100 most powerful people of the art world. His writings have appeared in ma ...

                                               

Ravan A. G. Farhadi

Professor Abdul Ghafoor Ravan Farhadi is an Afghan academic and diplomat. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. He served as Afghanistans Ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 2006. He was known for being a major supporter of the United Stat ...

                                               

Salimatou Fatty

Salimatou Fatty is a Gambian educator and gender advocate. She is currently a Global Partnership for Education Youth Advocate and a Youth ambassador for international organizations including A World at School. She also serves as CEO of a Girls Ed ...

                                               

Leonel Fernandez

Leonel Antonio Fernandez Reyna is a Dominican lawyer, academic, and politician. He was President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 2000 and from 2004 to 2012. Since January 2016, he is the President of the EU–LAC Foundation.

                                               

Carlo Fonseka

Carlo Fonseka was a Sri Lankan physician, academic and political activist. He was a dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya. He was president of the Sri Lanka Medical Council fro 2012 through 2017. He was born in Colombo, Ceylon. ...

                                               

Athol Fugard

Harold Athol Lanigan Fugard OIS is a South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director. He is best known for his political plays opposing the system of apartheid and for the 2005 Academy Award-winning movie of his novel Tsotsi, directed by ...

                                               

Vera Gancheva

Vera Gancheva was a Bulgarian translator. She would translate works from Scandinavian languages to Bulgarian. She was also a publisher and author. She studied and worked at the Sofia University. She was born in Sofia. She was in 1990 nominating j ...

                                               

Diana Garrigosa

Diana Garrigosa Laspeñas was a Spanish Catalan economist and teacher. She was married to the 127th President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Pasqual Maragall. After her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimers disease, she founded the Pasqual Maraga ...

                                               

Madhav Prasad Ghimire

Madhav Prasad Ghimire was a Nepali poet and scholar. He was honored as the Rashtra Kavi by the Government of Nepal in 2003. Some of his best known works include Gauri, Malati Mangale, Shakuntala, and Himalwaari Himalpaari. Ghimire died on 18 Augu ...

                                               

Norman Girvan

Norman P. Girvan was a Jamaican economist, educator, and politician. He was Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States from 2000 until 2004. He was born in Saint Andrew Parish, Surrey County. Girvan suffered a fall in Dominica somet ...

                                               

Nikola Hajdin

Nikola Hajdin ; 4 April 1923 – 17 July 2019) was a Serbian construction engineer and professor. He was the president of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts from 2003 to 2015 as a member of the Department of Technical Sciences. He was born in ...

                                               

Hato Hasbun

Franzi Hato Hasbun Barake was a Salvadoran politician, sociologist and educator. He was born in San Salvador. He served as Minister of Education from 2012 until his death in 2017. He was a close advisor to former President of El Salvador Mauricio ...

                                               

Jane Hawking

Jane Beryl Wilde Hawking Jones is an English author and teacher. She was married for 30 years to Stephen Hawking. She was born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. In 1999 she wrote an autobiography about her first marriage, Music to Move the St ...

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