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Chapel Royal

The Chapel Royal is a department of the monarchs household in the United Kingdom. Incorrectly, the term is also used for the choirs of these chapels. The correct name for these choirs is the Gentlemen of the Chapel. They are a group of priests an ...

                                               

Chapter house

A Chapter house or chapterhouse is a special building or room attached to a cathedral or large church. It is where the cathedral chapter meetings are held. Chapter houses were also built in mediaeval monasteries.

                                               

Nave

The nave is where the congregation sits in a church. It usually has long benches, called pews, or separate chairs. Naves are found in humble Saxon churches, and in grand Romanesque and Gothic Christian Abbeys, Cathedrals, and Basilicas. The nave ...

                                               

2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings

There were a series of suicide bombings targeting the Christians in Sri Lanka, on Easter Sunday 2019. Three churches and three luxury hotels in the Colombo area were targeted. Over 200 people were killed; at least 500 people were wounded. There w ...

                                               

Sutherland Springs church shooting

On November 5, 2017, a mass shooting took place at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. An armed, male gunman reportedly entered the church around 11:30 am CST and started firing. The shooter was killed after a chase with local ...

                                               

Cathedral

A cathedral is a Christian church that is the seat of a Bishop. As cathedrals are the seat of a bishop, they are central church of a diocese. Only those Christian denominations that have bishops have cathedrals. Cathedrals can be found in the Rom ...

                                               

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral was built between 1868 and 1887 and has a facade of white limestone. The architect, Simon Ter-Hakobyan, wanted the church to look like Echmiadzin Cathedral. At the west entrance is a freestanding three-story bell tower, b ...

                                               

Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg

Notre-Dame Cathedral is the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It was originally a Jesuit church, and its cornerstone was laid in 1613. It is the only cathedral in Luxembourg. Many Grand Dukes are buried here.

                                               

St. Basils Cathedral

St. Basils Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Intercession, is a very famous cathedral in Moscow, Russia. It was commissioned by Ivan IV, for Saint Basil the Blessed. It is in the area called Red Square. It was built in 1555-1561. The cath ...

                                               

Backaby Old Church

Backaby Old Church was a woooden church building in Sweden. The oldest pieces were dated back to the 1320s. The old wooden church was originally in Backaby outside Vetlanda. The church was later purchased by a private person and moved to the town ...

                                               

Christchurch mosque shootings

The Christchurch mosque shootings were two terrorist mass shootings on 15 March 2019 at the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand during Friday prayers. At least 51 people were killed and 49 others injured by ...

                                               

Buddha Dhatu Jadi

The Buddha Dhatu Jadi is a Buddhist temple. It is located close to Balaghata town, in Bandarban City, in Bangladesh. Skandha or Dhatu means material remains of a holy person. In this temple, the relics belong to Buddha. It is the largest Theravad ...

                                               

Bulguksa

Bulguksa is a temple of Korean Buddhism in Gyeongju in South Korea. It was designated as a historic site number 502 by Korean government. In 1995, Bulguksa was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is known as one of the tourist attractions ...

                                               

Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery

The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, is a Buddhist temple located at Bright Hill Road in Bishan, Singapore. Built by Zhuan Dao in the early 20th century to propagate Buddhism and to provide lodging for monks, this monastery is the largest B ...

                                               

Bad Doberan Minster

Along the "European street of Gothic brick architecture" in north eastern Germany, close to the old Hanse city of Rostock, is the Minster of Bad Doberan, the Ex-Cistercian abbey dedicated in 1368. The first abbey in Mecklenburg, founded in 1171, ...

                                               

Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and an old monastery in Bath, Somerset. Its full name is the Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath. It was founded in the 7th century, reorganised in the 10th century, and rebuilt in the 12th an ...

                                               

Hexham Abbey

Hexham Abbey is an Anglican church in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, dedicated to St Andrew. Since the Dissolution of the monasteries in 1537, the Abbey has been the parish church of Hexham. The Abbey, which was a cathedral in Saxon times, i ...

                                               

Parthenon

The Parthenon is a temple in the middle of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. It was a temple to honor the goddess Athena for nearly 900 years, and originally had a huge idol to her. The name Parthenon means the virgins place in Greek. It was built ...

                                               

Badrinath

Badrinatha is an important pilgrimage place for the Hindus. The place is in Uttarakhand state of India, and is located at a high altitude in the Himalayas. The Hindu scriptures say that the place is sacred to Vishnu, one of the gods of Hindus. Ba ...

                                               

Hinglaj Shakti Peeth

Hinglaj Shakti Peeth is a place of worship and pilgrimage of Hindu religion. It is in Surendranagar District, in Kadasar village, Rajkot, Gujarat. It is also known by the names Hingdaj, Bhavani and Hingraj Mata

                                               

Nellaiappar Temple

The Swami Nellaiappar Temple is a Hindu temple in the city of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. It is a the main centre of attraction in the city. The Nellaiappar Temple is in the middle of Tirunelveli. It is surrounded by roads on all four sides. ...

                                               

Pathiyanadu Sree Bhadrakali Temple

The Pathiyanadu Sree Bhadrakali Temple is a highly famous revered shrine in Kerala, India. The shrine is in Mullassery. It is 1.5 kilometres from Karakulam. It is 12.5 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram. The temple is managed by Pathiyanadu sree ...

                                               

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is a Hindu Temple. It is in Samayapuram, a suburb of Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. The main deity of the temple is Mariamman. Mariamman is also known as "Samayapura Mariamman". The main deity is made of clay sand like t ...

                                               

Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is one of the most popular and most visited Vaishnavite temple in India. It is in the hills of Tirumala at the city of Tirupati in Chitoor District of Andhra Pradesh.This temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, an ...

                                               

Central processing unit

A central processing unit is an important part of every computer. The CPU sends signals to control the other parts of the computer, almost like how a brain controls a body. The CPU is an electronic machine that works on a list of computer things ...

                                               

Instruction (computer science)

In computer science, an instruction is a single operation of a processor defined by the processor instruction set. The size or length of an instruction varies widely, from as little as 4-bits in some microcontrollers to many as multiples of a byt ...

                                               

Register renaming

In computer engineering, register renaming refers to a technique used to avoid unnecessary serialized execution of program instructions because of the reuse of the same registers by those instructions.

                                               

Laser printer

A laser printer is a printer for computers. It uses laser or LED-technology to get small particles of toner from a cartridge onto paper. Very often, this costs less to use than the ink of inkjet printers. Laser printers often print text more neat ...

                                               

Optical printer

An optical printer is a device. It can be used to copy rolls of movies. It is made of one or more movie projectors, which are linked to a movie camera. It allows filmmakers to re-photograph one or more strips of movie. The optical printer is used ...

                                               

Printer (publishing)

In publishing, printers are the companies that supply printing services and persons who operate directly printing presses. After the invention of the moveable type printing press by Johannes Gutenberg around 1450, printers were made popular throu ...

                                               

Toner

Toner is a powder commonly used in photocopiers and Laser printers to draw images and text onto paper. The early forms of toner were just carbon powder. Modern toners mix carbon with a thermoplastic and other materials. In early machines, the use ...

                                               

Data storage device

A data storage device is a device for recording information. Recording can be done using virtually any form of energy. People have been storing data for thousands of years, by pictures and writing. Modern storage device may hold information, proc ...

                                               

Floppy disk

The floppy disk is a removable magnetic storage medium. Floppy disks are used for moving information between computers, laptops or other devices. Some early digital cameras, electronic music instruments and older computer game consoles use floppy ...

                                               

Microform

Microform is a name given to special photographic films. Microforms contain reduced images of documents. Usually, documents stored on microform are reduced about 25 times. Microform is mainly used for archival purposes. There are three common for ...

                                               

MicroSD

microSD is a type of removable flash memory card used for storing information. SD is an abbreviation of Secure Digital, and microSD cards are sometimes referred to as µSD or uSD. The cards are used in mobile phones and other mobile devices. It is ...

                                               

Native Command Queuing

Native Command Queuing is a technology designed to increase performance of SATA hard disks on computers. It can do this under certain situations by allowing the individual hard disk to internally optimize the order in which it executes the read a ...

                                               

RAID

RAID is an acronym that stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks or Redundant Array of Independent Disks. RAID is a term used in computing. With RAID, several hard disks are made into one logical disk. There are different ways this can be ...

                                               

Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology

Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, or S.M.A.R.T. is a system to watch computer hard disks to help stop the risk of failures. It does this by watching reliability of the hard disks to try and see when a failure might happen and w ...

                                               

Serial Attached SCSI

Serial Attached SCSI is a technology designed to move data to and from computer storage devices such as hard drives and tape drives. It is a point-to-point serial protocol that replaces the parallel SCSI. SCSI first appeared in the mid 1980s in c ...

                                               

USB flash drive

A USB flash drive is a popular way to store digital information. Flash drives are an easy way to share data. A USB flash drive can be attached to a USB port, and provides a certain amount of storage space, which can be used to store data. USB fla ...

                                               

Zip drive

The Zip drive is a data storage device. The company Omega published it in late 1994. Originally it only supported 100 MB disks, but later versions began to support 250 MB and 750 MB disks. Now capacities have reached 1GB and 2GB disks. Higher cap ...

                                               

Zoo

A zoological garden, zoological park, or zoo is a place where many different species types of animals are kept so people can see and watch them. Modern zoos try not only to be for peoples entertainment, but for education, research, and the conser ...

                                               

Baku Zoo

Baku Zoo is a state zoo in Baku. It is the oldest zoo in Azerbaijan. When it opened in 1928, it was in Lunacharski Park. In 1942 it was moved to its present location. It belongs to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and to the Muni ...

                                               

Copenhagen Zoo

The Copenhagen Zoo is a zoo in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was built by Niels Kjærbolling in 1859. It is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. 1.161.388 people visited the zoo in 2008. It is the most visited zoo in the world, and the fourth most visited ...

                                               

Dublin Zoo

The Dublin Zoo, in Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland is the largest zoo in Ireland. It is one of Dublins most popular attractions. It was opened in 1831. It is over 28 hectares 69 acres in size. It has a number of special areas like: African Savanna. ...

                                               

Greater Vancouver Zoo

They first started in the late 1960s after businessman Pat Hines bought 120 acres 49 ha in Aldergrove, British Columbia to start a game farm. They opened to the public on August 20, 1970 and were originally known as Vancouver Game Farm. The first ...

                                               

Hongshan Forest Zoo

Hongshan Forest Zoo," The Red Mount Forest Zoo” is a zoo that located in Suanwu District, Nanjing, and covers about 1026 acres. It was built in 1998. For adults, the price is 40 yuan, but for children, the price is 20 yuan. It is open from 7:30 t ...

                                               

Hongshan Zoo

Nanjing Hongshan Forest Zoo is a zoo located on Yanlu Road in Gulou District, Nanjing, China. It is a national AAAA tourist attraction. The total area of the park is 68 hectares or 168 acres. 85% of the mountain area of the zoo is covered with a ...

                                               

Jardin des Plantes

The Jardin des Plantes is the main botanical garden in France. It is one of seven departments of the Museum national dHistoire naturelle. It is on the left bank of the river Seine and covers 28 hectares. There is a school there that trains people ...

                                               

London Zoo

The London Zoo is the worlds oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on 27 April 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847. Today it has a collection o ...