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23andMe

23andMe, Inc. is a publicly held personal genomics and biotechnology company based in Sunnyvale, California. It is best known for providing a direct-to-consumer genetic testing service in which customers provide a saliva sample that is laboratory analysed, using single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping,[2] to generate reports relating to the customer’s ancestry and genetic predispositions to health-related […]

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon is a Royal town in Gwynedd, North-West Wales. Caernarfon is famous for its breathtaking castle and as a stronghold of the Welsh language. The castle and fortified complex is recognised on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the finest examples of late 13th century and early 14th century military architecture in Europe. […]

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2020–21 European Rugby Challenge Cup

The 2020–21 European Rugby Challenge Cup is the seventh edition of the European Rugby Challenge Cup, an annual second-tier rugby union competition for professional clubs. Including the predecessor competition, the original European Challenge Cup, this was the 25th edition of European club rugby’s second-tier competition. 2020–21 European Rugby Challenge Cup Tournament details Countries  England France Ireland Italy Scotland Wales Tournament […]

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New Caledonian sea krait

The New Caledonian sea krait (Laticauda saintgironsi) is a species of venomoussnake in the subfamilyHydrophiinae of the familyElapidae. The species is native to the waters around New Caledonia.[1] Species of snake New Caledonian sea krait Laticauda saintgironsi Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes Family: […]

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Nelson (New Zealand)

Nelson (Māori: Whakatū) is the second oldest settled city in New Zealand and the oldest in the South Island. It is in a region often known as Nelson Bays or the “Top of the South” and is actually slightly north of the capital city of Wellington in the North Island. Nelson is the geographical centre […]

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List of Euro Tour tournaments

The following is a list of all tournaments held as a part of the poolEuro Tour since its inception in 1992. Wikipedia list article . . . List of Euro Tour tournaments . . . [1] No Year Venue Competition Winner Runner-up Semi-finalist Discipline 1 1992 Waregem European – Belgium Open Mika Immonen Tom Storm […]

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1655 papal conclave

The 1655 papal conclave was convened following the death of Pope Innocent X and ended with the election of Fabio Chigi as Alexander VII. The conclave quickly reached a deadlock, with Giulio Cesare Sacchetti receiving 33 votes throughout the conclave, but never securing enough for his own election. Chigi was eventually elected Pope when Cardinal […]

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Volzhsky District, Mari El Republic

Volzhsky District (Russian: Во́лжский райо́н; Meadow Mari: Юлсер кундем) is an administrative[1] and municipal[7] district (raion), one of the fourteen in the Mari El Republic, Russia. It is located in the south of the republic. The area of the district is 942.7 square kilometers (364.0 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the town of Volzhsk (which is […]

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Thom Browne

Thom Browne (born 1965) is an American fashion designer. He is the founder and head of design for Thom Browne, a New York City-based menswear and womenswear brand. Browne debuted his womenswear collection in 2014.[1][2] American fashion designer Thom Browne Born (1965-09-27) September 27, 1965 (age 56) Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. Alma mater University of Notre Dame Occupation […]

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Meanings of minor planet names: 142001–143000

As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU‘s Minor Planet Center (MPC), and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU’s naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names. […]

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