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  2. Phineas Gage - Wikipedia

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    Phineas P. Gage (1823–1860) was an American railroad construction foreman remembered for his improbable: 19 survival of an accident in which a large iron rod was driven completely through his head, destroying much of his brain's left frontal lobe, and for that injury's reported effects on his personality and behavior over the remaining 12 years of his life‍—‌effects sufficiently ...

  3. Caucasus - Wikipedia

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    The Caucasus (/ ˈ k ɔː k ə s ə s /), or Caucasia (/ k ɔː ˈ k eɪ ʒ ə /), is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea; mainly comprising Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and parts of Southern Russia.

  4. Ebook - Wikipedia

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    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.

  5. LGBT in Islam - Wikipedia

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    According to a 2012 poll, 51% of the Turks in Germany, who account for nearly two thirds of the total Muslim population in Germany, believed that homosexuality is an illness. However, a more recent poll from 2015 found that more than 60% of Muslims in Germany support gay marriage. A poll in 2017 also found 60% support for gay marriage.

  6. National identification number - Wikipedia

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    A national identification number, national identity number, or national insurance number or EMBG is used by the governments of many countries as a means of tracking their citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents for the purposes of work, taxation, government benefits, health care, and other governmentally-related functions.

  7. Christmas - Wikipedia

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    Etymology. The English word "Christmas" is a shortened form of "Christ's Mass".The word is recorded as Crīstesmæsse in 1038 and Cristes-messe in 1131. Crīst (genitive Crīstes) is from Greek Khrīstos (Χριστός), a translation of Hebrew Māšîaḥ (מָשִׁיחַ), "Messiah", meaning "anointed"; and mæsse is from Latin missa, the celebration of the Eucharist.

  8. Cellulose - Wikipedia

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    Cellulose consists of fibrils with crystalline and amorphous regions. These cellulose fibrils may be individualized by mechanical treatment of cellulose pulp, often assisted by chemical oxidation or enzymatic treatment, yielding semi-flexible cellulose nanofibrils generally 200 nm to 1 μm in length depending on the treatment intensity.

  9. LGBT rights in Greece - Wikipedia

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    LGBT rights in Greece Location of Greece (dark green) – in Europe (light green & dark grey) – in the European Union (light green) – [Legend] Status Male homosexuality legal since 1951 (female homosexuality always legal), equal age of consent since 2015 Gender identity Yes (sterilisation and sex reassignment surgery not required since 2017, previously applied by the courts on a case-by ...