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Main Pagoda, Kofukuji

Main Pagoda, Kofukuji

The main pagoda of the Buddhist Kofukuji temple complex in Nara, Japan. Today's 50-metre high structure dates to 1426 CE, built after a fire destroyed several of its predecessors, the first of which...

John and Charles Wesley

John and Charles Wesley

IntroductionJohn Wesley is considered to be the father of Methodism. With no intention of separating from the Anglican Church,* the brothers were founding members of a small Oxford University reform group that eventually spawned the second-largest Protestant denomination in America.Formative yearsJohn and Charles were born in 1703 and 1707, respectively, in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England.

Has there been an occasion where ranged weapons were available but not used?

Has there been an occasion where ranged weapons were available but not used?

I have been trying to prove my thinking wrong. I believe that there can never be an occasion where ranged weapons are available in outdoor battles / skirmishes that they would not be used. I am h…

Archibald Macleish - History

Archibald Macleish - History

Norman Mailer1923-2007American NovelistAmerican novelist, essayist, and journalist Norman Mailer was born in Long Branch New Jersey on January 31, 1923. He achieved fame with the publication of his World War II novel, The Naked and The Dead (1948), which was based on his own experiences serving in the Pacific.

Hamburg City Hall

Hamburg City Hall

Image Credit: ShutterstockHamburg City Hall’s impressive architecture dominates the centre of the Hamburg, and houses the city’s senate and parliament.History of Hamburg City HallAfter the old city hall was destroyed in the great fire of 1842, it took 55 years for the new Hamburg City Hall (Rathaus) to open.

Harvard Architecture: How did Harvard Mark I separate data and instruction?

Harvard Architecture: How did Harvard Mark I separate data and instruction?

How did Harvard Mark I separate data and instruction? I have read the article in Wikipedia but I didn't understand how data and instruction was separated using a punched paper tape. It said "…