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The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), based in Muncie, Indiana, USA at, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of model aviation as a recognized sport as well as a recreational activity.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
American Heritage of Invention & Technology was a quarterly magazine dedicated to the history of technology.
The board-foot is a unit of measure for the volume of lumber in the United States and Canada.
A bullet is a kinetic projectile and the component of firearm ammunition that is expelled from the gun barrel during shooting.
A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.
Claes Oldenburg (born January 28, 1929) is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring large replicas of everyday objects.
A clothes dryer, tumble dryer, drying machine or dryer is a powered household appliance that is used to remove moisture from a load of clothing, bedding and other textiles, usually shortly after they are washed in a washing machine.
A clothes line or washing line is any type of rope, cord, or twine that has been stretched between two points (e.g. two sticks), outside or indoors, above the level of the ground.
Clothing (also known as clothes and attire) is a collective term for garments, items worn on the body.
Color correction by using color gels, or filters, is a process used in stage lighting, photography, television, cinematography, and other disciplines, the intention of which is to alter the overall color of the light; typically the light color is measured on a scale known as color temperature, as well as along a green–magenta axis orthogonal to the color temperature axis.
A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The F. W. Woolworth Company (often referred to as Woolworth's or Woolworth) was a retail company and one of the original pioneers of the five-and-dime store.
A fastener (US English) or fastening (UK English) is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together.
Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.
A gaffer in the motion picture industry and on a television crew is the head electrician, responsible for the execution (and sometimes the design) of the lighting plan for a production.
In the U.S. and Canada, grips are technicians in the filmmaking and video production industries.
In English and related languages, several terms involving the words "great" or "gross" (possibly, from grosse thick) relate to numbers involving multiples of exponents of twelve (dozen).
Gunslinger and gunfighter are literary words used historically to refer to men in the American Old West who had gained a reputation of being dangerous with a gun and had participated in gunfights and shootouts.
An import is a good brought into a jurisdiction, especially across a national border, from an external source.
A lever is a simple machine consisting of a beam or rigid rod pivoted at a fixed hinge, or fulcrum.
Electrical lighting technicians (ELT) or simply lighting tech., are involved with rigging stage and location sets and controlling artificial, electric lights for art and entertainment venues (theatre or live music venues) or in video, television, or film production.
A luthier is someone who builds or repairs string instruments generally consisting of a neck and a sound box.
Manufacturing cost is the sum of costs of all resources consumed in the process of making a product.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Middlesex is a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States.
Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Washington County.
The United States one-cent coin, often called a penny, is a unit of currency equaling one-hundredth of a United States dollar.
The President is a leader of an organization, company, community, club, trade union, university or other group.
Protective tariffs are tariffs that are enacted with the aim of protecting a domestic industry.
The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group, living mostly in Europe and the Americas and originating from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Sindh regions of modern-day India and Pakistan.
The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, more commonly known as the Shakers, is a millenarian restorationist Christian sect founded in the 18th century in England.
Silicon Valley (abbreviated as SV) is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California, referring to the Santa Clara Valley, which serves as the global center for high technology, venture capital, innovation, and social media.
A spring is an elastic object that stores mechanical energy.
Springfield is a town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States.
In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable), is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass.
Stephen Thomas (December 6, 1809 – December 18, 1903), manufacturer, politician, jurist, and Union Army officer.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Magazine is a Sunday magazine supplement included with the Sunday edition of The New York Times.
Trading Places is a 1983 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States.
Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.