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The California Raisins

The California Raisins were a pop-culture hit of the 1980s, when they starred in a series of commercials for the California Raisin Board. The groovy, sunglasses-wearing Raisins were clay-animated by …

The Sun

All the stars, including our Sun, are gigantic balls of superheated gas, kept hot by atomic reactions in their centers. In our Sun, this atomic reaction is hydrogen fusion: four hydrogen a…

Sun

Hebrew, Elohim (God); Greek, helios (the sun); Breton, heol; Latin, sol; German, sonne; Anglo-Saxon, sunne. As a deity, called Adonis by the Phoenicians, and Apollo by the Greeks and Romans…

Sun Tzu

The earliest known work on military strategy and war, The Art of War consists of 13 short chapters attributed to a man named Sun Tzu, also known as Sun Tzi or Sun Wu. Little is known about the man, b…

Effects of Sun

Sunburn. Overexposure to the sun can happen in just a few hours. A bad reaction includes tenderness, pain, swelling, and blistering, and may include fever, chills, and nausea. While there is…

Sun Tzu

Biography of the great Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu (alternate spelling: Sun Zi), Chinese Military Leader Sun Tzu , fl. c.500–320. B.C., name used by the unknown …

Sun Inn

In compliment to the illomened House of York. The Sun Inn, Westminster, is the badge of Richard II. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sun and MoonSun-burst A …

Sun and Moon

Falling By the old heralds the arms of royal houses were not emblazoned by colours, but by sun, moon, and stars. Thus, instead of or (gold), a royal coat has the sun; instead of argent (sil…

Sun of Righteousness

Jesus Christ. (Mal. iv. 3.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SundaySun in one's Eyes A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y …

Shoot the Sun

(To). To take a nautical observation. “Unless a man understood how to handle his vessel, it would be very little use his being able to `shoot the sun,' as sailors call it.” &#82…