Luxist Web Search

  1. Results From The WOW.Com Content Network
  2. ebook - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebook

    An ebook (short for electronic book), also known as an e-book or eBook, is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

  3. Operating system - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system

    An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs.. Time-sharing operating systems schedule tasks for efficient use of the system and may also include accounting software for cost allocation of processor time, mass storage, printing, and other resources.

  4. Apollo 13 - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_13

    Apollo 13 (April 11–17, 1970) was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space program and the third meant to land on the Moon.The craft was launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 1970, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank in the service module (SM) failed two days into the mission.

  5. Earth - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth

    Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.While large volumes of water can be found throughout the Solar System, only Earth sustains liquid surface water.

  6. Banksy - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banksy

    Banksy held an exhibition called Barely Legal, billed as a "three-day vandalised warehouse extravaganza" in Los Angeles, on the weekend of 16 September 2006.The exhibition featured a live "elephant in a room", painted in a pink and gold floral wallpaper pattern, which, according to leaflets handed out at the exhibition, was intended to draw attention to the issue of world poverty.

  7. World Wide Web - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Web

    The web browser parses the HTML and interprets the markup (< title >, < p > for paragraph, and such) that surrounds the words to format the text on the screen. Many web pages use HTML to reference the URLs of other resources such as images, other embedded media, scripts that affect page behaviour, and Cascading Style Sheets that affect page layout.

  8. India - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India

    Etymology. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (third edition 2009), the name "India" is derived from the Classical Latin India, a reference to South Asia and an uncertain region to its east; and in turn derived successively from: Hellenistic Greek India (Ἰνδία); ancient Greek Indos (Ἰνδός); Old Persian Hindush, an eastern province of the Achaemenid Empire; and ultimately ...

  9. ASCII art - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII_art

    Image to text conversion. Other programs allow one to automatically convert an image to text characters, which is a special case of vector quantization. A method is to sample the image down to grayscale with less than 8-bit precision, and then assign a character for each value. Such ASCII art generators often allow users to choose the intensity ...