The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials. A Big Bad Wolf blows down the first two pigs' houses, made of straw and sticks respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made of bricks. Printed versions date back to the 1840s, but the story itself is thought to be much older. The phrases used in the story, and the various morals drawn from it, have become embedded in Western culture. Many versions of The Three Little Pigs have been
La Magwit
La Magwit (Antillean Creole for "The Marguerite") is one of the two historic cultural associations (societés) of Saint Lucia, and also the name of the society's yearly festival held every October 17. The "marguerite" referred to by the name is not a
Pyrosilicic acid
Pyrosilicic acid is the chemical compound with formula H6Si2O7, or (HO)3Si-O-Si(OH)3. It is one of the silicic acids. It has never been isolated in pure form, but it is assumed to be present in solutions of silicon dioxide (silica) SiO2 in water, in
Sodium cobalt oxide
Sodium cobalt oxide, also called sodium cobaltate, is any of a range of compounds of sodium, cobalt, and oxygen with the general formula NaxCoO2 for 0 < x ≤ 1. The name is also used for hydrated forms of those compounds, NaxCoO2·yH2O. The anydrous
Potassium ferrooxalate
Potassium ferrooxalate, also known as potassium bisoxalatoferrate(II), is a salt with the formula K2[Fe(C2O4)2], sometimes abbreviated K2FeOx2. The ferrooxalate anion (negative ion) [Fe(C2O4)2]2− is a transition metal complex, consisting of an atom of
Silver(I) hyponitrite
Silver(I) hyponitrite is an ionic compound with formula Ag2N2O2 or (Ag+)2[ON=NO]2−, containing monovalent silver cations and hyponitrite anions. It is a bright canary yellow solid practically insoluble in water and most organic solvents, including DMF
Siyyan Himar
Siyyan Himar or Rocher Moulhele is a pair of small islands, about 100 m apart and rising only 1.8 m above sea level, located about 3.8 km off the coast of Djibouti and 4.4 km northeast of the Siyyan peninsula, in the Bab-el-Mandeb strait (between the Red
Momordin (saponin)
Momordin is one of several saponins derived from oleanolic acid, a triterpenoid. These chemical compounds are found in some plants of the genus Momordica, which includes the bitter melon (M. charantia) and the balsam apple (M. balsamina), as well as in
Siderogel is an amorphous mineral (a mineraloid) consisting of iron(III) oxide-hydroxide FeO(OH), the same chemical compound as limonite and goethite; or possibly an hydrate of the same FeO(OH)•nH2O.Siderogel is described as blackish, brownish, or
Multiplicative noise
In signal processing, the term multiplicative noise refers to an unwanted random signal that gets multiplied into some relevant signal during capture, transmission, or other processing. An important example is the speckle noise commonly observed in radar
Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste-Gaston Guibourt
Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste-Gaston Guibourt was a French pharmacist. He was born in Paris on July 2, 1790, and died on August 22, 1867 in the same city.Nicolas Guibourt received his diploma of Pharmacy in 1816 from the École Spéciale de Pharmacie, with a