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a caliphate Islamic state declared over large swathes of Iraq and Syria and lead by its caliph Abu Bakr Baghdadi.
Any form of sexual reproduction resulting in the conception of a child.
A method of summarising collective health within a group by calculating the average time members are expected to remain alive. Most used at the country level where the statistic is how long a newborn …
Chemical substances given to people intended to cure disease or alleviate symptoms of disease.
the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study, or by being taught.
for questions about Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945.
A range of chemical substances containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen which induce sweet taste and are important in living organisms storage and transport of energy.
The process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.
Termination of pregnancy by removal of fetus or embryo from the mother body. This process can occur naturally (as in spontaneous abortion/miscarriage) or as a result of a medical procedure/process in…
The science of studying man with regard to place in the animal kingdom as well as human origins, development, social habits, cultural development and related topics.
The management of money in which an individual or a business decides how the money will be used to generate more revenue or profit.
the legally or formally recognized union of a man and a woman (or, in some jurisdictions, two people of the same sex) as partners in a relationship.
a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.
A widely popular, often caffeinated, drink brewed from roasted beans of the coffee plant. There are a wide variety of coffees available worldwide.
Common term for an upper-respiratory viral infection caused by any number of viral agents. Cold is commonly identified by the symptoms, which are characterized by cough, sneezing, sore throat, congest…
cannabis, especially as smoked in cigarettes.
for questions about claims based in Iran, or limited in Iran.
for questions regarding the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), commonly known as the Soviet Union
for questions about claims based in Africa, or limited in Africa.
for questions about claims based on energy efficiency.
The practice of treating disease with substances causing similar symptoms but where the active ingredient is extremely diluted
an institution for educating children.
The planet on which we live — the third planet from the sun. It consists of an inner core made of iron and nickel, an outer core of liquid metal, a mantle, and, on the outside, a crust.
the study or practice of hypnosis.
Vegetarianism encompasses the practice of following plant-based diets (fruits, vegetables, etc.), with or without the inclusion of dairy products or eggs, and with the exclusion of meat (red meat, pou…
a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.
the flesh of an animal (especially a mammal) as food.
for questions about claims based in North Korea, or limited to North Korea.
Term applicable to forms of life with a proposed extraterrestial origin.
a disease of the human immune system caused by HIV, a virus.
an oscillation of pressure transmitted through a solid, liquid, or gas, composed of frequencies within the range of hearing and of a level sufficiently strong to be heard, or…
the process of creating computer software. Use this tag if you have any questions relating to this area.
an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device.
the discipline, skill, and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design and build structures, machines, devices, system…
when questioning something about the movies, not when being skeptical of something seen in a movie.
printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings.