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NBA Lockout update

by Gerry Brown Check out Earlier Coverage in the Information Please Sports Almanac The labor impasse that has preempted the NBA's regular season thus far continues to drag on with little sign of a…

World Cup Update

by Gerry Brown Stupid hooligans. They're stealing the spotlight from what so far has been a very exciting World Cup. True, the U.S. flamed out early but that wasn't entirely unexpected. Not many thoug…

Death Penalty Update

Here & Abroad by John Gettings Related Links Deadly Questions: New Study Raises ConcernsCountries of the World and Their Death Penalty StatusMethods of Execution in the U.S.…

QuickFacts State and County Update Notes

State and county New items added for states and counties on 1/12/2007 Population, 2005Population, percent change April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005Persons unde…

Privacy Policy (Updated 5/25/2018)

FEN Learning ("FEN", “we”, “us”, “our”) operates this website ("Website") and is committed to protecting the privacy and security of its online visitors. We are also extremely sensitive to family and …

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(Encyclopedia) blog, short for web log, an online, regularly updated journal or newsletter that is readily accessible to the general public by virtue of being posted on a website. Blogs typically report and c...

New General Catalog

(Encyclopedia) New General Catalog (NGC), standard reference list of nebulae (see nebula ). It is based on the General Catalog, published in 1864, which included 2,500 nebulae cataloged by William Hersc...

Lagerfeld, Karl

(Encyclopedia) Lagerfeld, Karl (Karl Otto Lagerfeld), 1938–, German fashion designer, b. Hamburg, immigrated with his family to Paris in 1952. He won a fashion award at 16, designed for couturiers Pierre Ba...

Sellars, Peter

(Encyclopedia) Sellars, Peter, 1957–, American director, b. Pittsburgh, grad. Harvard (1981). A highly innovative director, he began his career with the Boston Shakespeare Co. (1983–84) and Washington's A...