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Pek

Pek may refer to: Pek, a processed meat product somewhat similar to spam Pekoe tea Pek., a grade of Ceylon tea leaf Pek river, a river in eastern Serbia Pek, a Ukrainian name of the Slavic deity otherwise known as Peklenc

Absalon Vasquez

Absalon Vasquez Villanueva is an agricultural engineer, university professor and Peruvian politician. He has served as Vice-Minister of Natural Resources and Rural Development and as Vice-Minister of Agriculture. Additionally, he was Minister of ...

Lawrence Silas

Lawrence Silas was a cattle baron in Florida. He was African American. Silas has a permanent place in the Florida state museum exhibit, Floridas Black Cowboys: Past and Present ".

Pubs, Trucks & Plains

Pubs, Trucks & Plains is a 3-CD set, compilation album released by Australian country music singer Slim Dusty. The album was released in March 2007 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his single "A Pub with No Beer"; which was the biggest-sellin ...

USCA

USCA may refer to: USCA Foot, a Malagasy football club University Students Cooperative Association, a student housing cooperative in Berkeley, California, United States United States Climate Alliance Ulster Special Constabulary Association United ...

Baker Lake

Baker Lake may refer to: in Canada Baker Lake Airport, the airport serving the community Baker Lake Water Aerodrome, a water aerodrome serving the community during part of the year Baker Lake, Nunavut, a community in Canada Baker Lake electoral d ...

Bill Baker

Bill or Billy Baker may refer to: Billy Baker footballer, born 1905 1905–1975, English professional footballer Bill Baker ice hockey, born 1882, Canadian hockey player William F. Baker engineer born 1953, known as Bill, American structural engine ...

Peter Baker

Peter "Ginger" Baker 1939–2019, English drummer Peter S. Baker, designer of the typeface Junicode Peter E. Baker geologist 1937–2008, British geologist Peter Baker golfer born 1967, British golfer Peter Baker journalist born 1967, American politi ...

Michael Baker

Michael Baker may refer to: Michael Baker physician born 1943, Canadian cancer researcher Mike Baker singer 1963–2008, lead vocalist for the American progressive metal band Shadow Gallery Michael Baker American football born 1970, American footba ...

Walter Baker

Walter Baker is the name of: Walter Thane Baker born 1931 American track and field athlete Walter Arnold Baker 1937–2010, Kentucky legislator and justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court Walter Baker Canadian politician 1930–1983, Canadian parliamen ...

Brian Baker

Brian Baker may refer to: Brian Baker The Wire, police officer on the HBO drama The Wire Brian Edmund Baker 1896–1979, British World War I flying ace Brian Baker tennis born 1985, American professional tennis player Brian Baker runner born 1970, ...

William Cotton

William Cotton may refer to: Sir William Cotton Lord Mayor 1822–1902, British politician, Lord Mayor of London, Member of Parliament for City of London 1874–1885 William Cotton missionary 1813–1879, Anglican priest and beekeeper William Cotton MP ...

Quinby

James Moses Quinby 1804–1874, American businessman, 10th Mayor of Newark, New Jersey Moses Quinby 1810–1875, early American beekeeper William Quinby De Funiak or William Q De Funiak 1901–1981, American writer and academic Isaac Ferdinand Quinby 1 ...

CTBA

CTBA may refer to: Cricket Training Balls Australia, a business located in Gold Coast, Australia Central Texas Beekeepers Association, A beekeeping association promoting education about honey bees and beekeeping. Monthly meetings held in Brenham, ...

Wildfires in Galicia

Fires in Galicia are caused by deforestation and brush clearing, the removal of indigenous fauna, and arsonists. The fires have been occurring since the mid-1990s. Fires in Galicia represent 50% of the area burned each year in Spain and 40% of al ...

Jeroen Eisinga

Jeroen Eisinga is a contemporary video artist from the Netherlands. Eisingas short and experimental films are inspired by artists like Bas Jan Ader and Chris Burden. His work is characterised by its performance like character and its plots where ...

Danger Force

Danger Force is an American comedy television series created by Christopher J. Nowak that premiered on Nickelodeon on March 28, 2020. The series is a spinoff of Henry Danger and includes returning stars Cooper Barnes and Michael D. Cohen. Starrin ...

Christoph Cloetta

Christoph Cloetta was a Swiss-born Danish chocolatier and founder of the Brodrene Cloetta chocolate factory. The company was granted a royal warrant in 1993. Cloetta was appointed as Swiss consul in 1888.

Neuhaus

in Bavaria Neuhaus am Inn, in the district of Passau Neuhaus an der Pegnitz, in the district Nurnberger Land in Germany Neuhaus Oste, in the district of Cuxhaven Amt Neuhaus, in the district of Luneburg in Lower Saxony in North Rhine-Westphalia u ...

Hotel Plaza (Ls36) Site

The Hotel Plaza Site is located near Starved Rock, on the Illinois River across from the Zimmerman Site (aka Grand Village of the Illinois. It is a multi-component site representing Prehistoric, Protohistoric and early Historic periods, with the ...

SPE

Statistical post-editing, in post-editing for machine translation Synergistic Processing Element, part of the Cell microprocessor used in the PlayStation 3 video game console Signal-Processing Engine, for example in the PowerPC e500 Software perf ...

Dick Smith

Dick Smith may refer to: Dick Smith born 1944, Australian serial entrepreneur who piloted first solo circumnavigation by helicopter, and founded by him Dick Smith retailer, former Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith Foods, Australian food ...

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts may refer to: Paul Roberts musician born 1959, British musician, ex-lead singer of The Stranglers Paul Roberts author, American journalist and author on resources such as oil and food Paul Craig Roberts born 1939, American economist ...

Octopus (disambiguation)

The Octopus, a fictional pair of Siamese twins in The City of Lost Children Octopus 2000 film, an American film produced by Nu Image Is Your Daughter Safe? or The Octopus, a 1927 film La piovra or The Octopus, a 1984–2001 Italian television series

Albert Cote

Cote earned degrees in surveying and forest engineering from Universite Laval. He began his career working for the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in 1952. He then worked for the Quebec Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources ...

Toxic Beauty

Toxic Beauty is a 2019 American documentary film about exposure to dangerous substances from naturally unsafe use and inadequate regulation of commonly trusted beauty products such as baby powder. Directed by Phyllis Ellis and produced by White P ...

The Truth About Alcohol

The Truth About Alcohol is a 2016 BBC documentary that unveils the truth behind common beliefs about alcohol. It was made after the UK lowered the recommended amount of alcohol for men to match womens at about the equivalent of 7 pints of beer th ...

Edgar J. Saxon

Saxon was born Ernest Savage and later changed his name to Edgar J. Saxon. He was born at the East End of London and moved to Wimbledon as a child. He worked for an office firm but took a day off in 1897 to walk the hills to the River Dee. He suf ...

F. W. D. Mitchell

Mitchell was born on 16 May 1845 in Tasmania to John and Catherine Mitchell. His father John Mitchell was a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. He grew up on a farm in Lisdillon, Australia. He was sent to England and was educated at Mannam ...

Ruth Winter (journalist)

Ruth Grosman was born in Newark, New Jersey. She graduated B.A. from Upsala College in 1951, and obtained a Master of Science from Pace University in 1989. Winter worked as a journalist 1951–1955 and science editor 1956–1959 for the Newark Star L ...

WW

WW album, a 2005 album by the Norwegian metal group Gehenna Wonder Woman, a fictional superhero Adelaide Writers Week, a literary festival held annually in Adelaide, South Australia William Whopper, an evil property developer in the Australian 19 ...

Living on the Veg

Living on the Veg is a British vegan cookery programme that first aired in 2020 on ITV1. It is hosted by the cookery writers and bloggers Henry Firth and Ian Theasby, a duo known as BOSH!, and produced by Rock Oyster Media. Each episode features ...

H. E. B. Bruce-Porter

Bruce-Porter was born at Woolwich on 5 February 1869. He was educated at the London Hospital and qualified in 1892. Bruce-Porter won numerous scholarships including the Anatomy-Physiology Scholarship 1889-1890 and Practical Anatomy Scholarship 18 ...

James S. McLester

James Somerville McLester was an American physician, nutritionist and writer. McLester was born at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was educated at the University of Alabama and graduated M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1899. McLester studied medi ...

Price Chopper

Price Chopper may refer to: Price Chopper Wristbands, a manufacturer of wristbands in Orlando, Florida, United States Price Chopper supermarket, supermarket concept of Associated Wholesale Grocers in the Kansas City and Des Moines areas Price Cho ...

YIG

YIG or Yig may refer to: Yig the Father of Serpents, a deity in H.P. Lovecrafts Cthulhu mythos The Curse of Yig book, collection of stories by Zealia Bishop The Curse of Yig, short story by H.P.Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop Yttrium iron garnet, a s ...

Weingarten

Weingarten Abbey Weingarten, Wurttemberg, Germany Weingarten Baden, Germany Weingarten, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Weingarten, Thuringia, Germany Weingarten, Missouri, United States Weingarten, Switzerland

CGC

Canada Games Centre Cambridge Gliding Centre Canopy Growth Corporation, medical marijuana company in Smiths Falls, Ontario Co-operative Grocer Chain Japan, known as CGC Japan China Geo-Engineering Corporation Computer generated character CGCOC Gr ...

Bate-Fenton House

The Bate-Fenton House is a prominent heritage example of Canadian Victorian architecture situated on Embassy Row in Sandy Hill, Ottawa near Strathcona Park. It was described as the "homestead property" of the influential Bate family.

Jnan Sbil Gardens

The Jnan Sbil Gardens, also known as the Bou Jeloud Gardens, is public garden in Fez, Morocco, located between Fes el-Jdid and Fes el-Bali, the two sections of the old medina.

Benjamin White

Benjamin White or Ben White may refer to: Benjamin Franklin White 1800–1879, "shape note" singer Ben White rugby union, born 1998, English rugby union scrum half Ben White finance journalist, American journalist Ben White rugby league born 1994, ...

WAA

Wisconsin Arborist Association Workers Alliance of America, American political organization established in 1935 West African Airlines War Assets Administration Wiltshire Air Ambulance, the emergency air ambulance serving Wiltshire, England Woolcl ...

Thomas Pakenham

Thomas Pakenham may refer to: Thomas Pakenham British Army officer 1826–1913, MP for Antrim Thomas Pakenham Augher MP 1649–1703, grandfather of the preceding Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford 1864–1915, Irish peer and soldier Thomas Pakenham, ...

William Gregor MacKenzie

William Gregor MacKenzie, known as Bill, was born in Scotland, where his father was head gardener at Ballimore, near Loch Fyne in Argyllshire.

Lawrie Metcalf

Lawrie Metcalf was an internationally recognized New Zealand horticulturalist, botanist, conservationist and prolific author of gardening and plant identification books. During a lengthy career, Metcalf popularized and advocated for the planting ...

Gertrude Clarke Nuttall

Gertrude Clarke Nuttall was a British botanist and science writer. She was one of the first women to take a degree in botany. She is best known as the author of the text for Wild Flowers as they Grow, a book with colored photographs by H. Essenhi ...

Cathcart (disambiguation)

Cathcart, Victoria, Australia Cathcart Indianapolis, Indiana, listed on the NRHP in Indiana Cathcart, New South Wales, Australia Cathcart, Eastern Cape, South Africa Cathcart, a place in Glasgow, Scotland Cathcart, Washington, United States

Keatley

Keatley may refer to: People Gina Keatley CDN, American nutritionist, media personality, and television host Charlotte Keatley born 1960, English playwright Zilpha Keatley Snyder 1927–2014, American author of books for children and young adults G ...

CCN

Cerebrocortical necrosis, a nutritional brain disease of cattle Cement chemist notation, developed to simplify the formulas used by cement chemists Critical care nursing Controlled-Controlled Not Gate also known as a Toffoli gate, a component of ...

David Katz

David Katz may refer to: David Katz conductor 1924–1987, American conductor Dave Katz born 1961, producer / songwriter David S. Katz born 1953, Israeli historian David Katz psychologist 1884–1953, German-Swedish psychologist, gestalt perception D ...