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12 Olympians - The Gods and Goddesses of Mt. Olympus

In Greek mythology, there were 12 Olympians, gods and goddesses, who lived and held thrones on Mount Olympus, although you may run across more than a dozen names. These major gods and goddesses are named Olympian for their place of residence. Greek Names The canonical list, based on the Parthenon sculptures includes: Olympian Gods Apollo Ares Dionysus Hermes Hephaestus Poseidon Zeus Olympian Goddesses Aphrodite Athena Artemis Demeter Hera You may sometimes see: Asclepius Heracles Hestia Persephone Hades listed as Olympian deities, but they are not all regulars.
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World War II/Vietnam War: USS Shangri-La (CV-38)

An Essex -class aircraft carrier, USS Shangri-La (CV-38) entered service in 1944. One of over 20 Essex -class carriers built for the US Navy during World War II, it joined the US Pacific Fleet and supported Allied operations during the final phases of the island-hopping campaign across the Pacific.
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Double Displacement Reaction Definition and Examples

A double displacement reaction is a type of reaction where two reactants exchange ions to form two new compounds. Double displacement reactions typically result in the formation of a product that is a precipitate. Double displacement reactions take the form: AB + CD → AD + CB Key Takeaways: Double Displacement Reaction A double displacement reaction is a type of chemical reaction in which the reactant ions exchange places to form new products.
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Laoshi - Daily Mandarin Lesson

Countries where Mandarin Chinese is spoken are often strongly influenced by Confucian ideals. Part of the Confucian tradition is a deep respect for teachers. Lǎoshī is the Mandarin word for “teacher.” It has two characters: 老師 and the first character lǎo 老 is a prefix which means “old.” The second character shī 師 means “teacher,” so the literal translation of lǎoshī is “old teacher.
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How to Make Rock Candy

Rock candy is another name for sugar or sucrose crystals. Making your own rock candy is a fun and tasty way to grow crystals and see the structure of sugar on a big scale. Sugar crystals in granulated sugar display a monoclinic form, but you can see the shape much better in homegrown large crystals. This recipe is for rock candy that you can eat.
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Heavy Metal Definition and List

A heavy metal is a dense metal that is (usually) toxic at low concentrations. Although the phrase "heavy metal" is common, there is no standard definition assigning metals as heavy metals. Characteristics of Heavy Metals Some lighter metals and metalloids are toxic and, thus, are termed heavy metals though some heavy metals, such as gold, typically are not toxic.
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