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G. Ford - early G. Bush
roughly 1974 to 1989
Strategic Air Command
a subatomic particle with no charge
referring to a certain index of refraction, i.e., a measure of how much the speed of light is slowed down under certain conditions
made more beautiful with lithium
cold annular fusion
Cold fusion is a low-energy nuclear reaction. That it is annual means it is ring-shaped.
This is the French pluralization of "tableau," a striking scene.
This is map-making based on an equal distribution of land, created by John Paul Goode (1862-1932), an American geographer. Goode did this to replace the Eurocentric Mercator projection.
expressing a wish or choice
United States Tennis Assocation
French for "rear guard," it's the opposite of avant-garde.
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possibly named for Dwight Macdonald (1906-1982), American writer, editor, and social critic
Reflective vs. Reflexive Systems
These are two systems of cognition, the former is associative, rapid in processing, and subconcious, while the latter is rule-based and thus slower.
Personnes à Qui On Doit Surveiller Attentivement
French: People Whom We Must Watch Closely
Throppinghamshire Provincial College, New Brunswick, Canada
There is no such college, though New Brunswick is a province of Canada.
dealing with complex subject matter
in a caustic manner
efficacy; force; value
Perhaps "formerly Canadian"
Atomic Energy Commission
The Advanced Research Projects Agency Network, development by the U.S. Dept. of Defense, was a forerunner of the Internet.
a county of Québec at the northern end of the Appalachian Mountains
overgrowth of flowers or plants
In German, a Festschrift is a celebratory monograph dedicated to a person.
against things coming together
distribution of light and shade in a photo or painting
the formation of rings
grown exceeding large
follows a zigzag course
the stadium in which the Denver Broncos play
100 meters over the 40
I.e., the 40-yard line on the football field. One hundred meters is slightly longer than the length of the field.
not garish, i.e., not excessively ornate
a harp-like instrument, hand-held, associated with angels
being dropped into water, presumably because the football team in Seattle is the Seahawks
the former football team of Houston, now the Tennessee Titans
The Browns are the football team of Cleveland.
a substance naturally producing a psychedelic effect
Isoxazole is explained here; an alkaloid is a naturally occurring, nitrogen-containing, plant-produced compound.
Wikipedia redirects here or "methoxylation."
possibly a made-up substance
rock and bob Hasidically
A Hasid or Chasid is an Orthodox Jew who wears sidelogs, dark clothes, etc. The bobbing is a nod to what Hasidim do when praying or studying religious texts.
To titrate is "to ascertain the quantity of a given constituent by adding a liquid reagent of known strength and measuring the volume necessary to convert the constituent to another form" (Random House Unabridged Dictionary).
As used here, a doper expression meaning to try a bit of the drug to ascertain its effects before taking the whole thing (eg one hit of pot, half a tab of acid/LSD).
a type of painkiller
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a drug that negative effects the take psychologically
Latin: in the middle of
neither perpendicular nor parallel
to become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air