Natural History Museum sets up unit to investigate unexplained phenomena The strange metallic object was said to be a small golden ring, with a watch face on its front, approximately two millimeters thick. Tiny hands on the watch showed time had frozen at The enigmatic ring-watch found in a year-old sealed tomb in China. Where did the ring come from? How did it get in the tomb? How was it possible that a tomb sealed for years and dating to the Ming dynasty — had come to hold an artifact that could only have been created after the establishment of the present state of Switzerland, in ; previous to then it was known as The Old Swiss Confederacy and the ring-watch is said to date back only a century? It is engraved on the bottom: Philip Melanchthon, to God alone the glory, There are very few watches existing today that predate ; only two dated examples are known–this one from and another from
Timeless Mystery: How did a Swiss Ring Watch End up in a Sealed Ming Dynasty Tomb?
France epitomizes this trope, with his character being mainly defined by his constant flirting with , undressing of , and feeling up the other nations. Just how successful he is at actually getting farther than stripping them is up to debate though, seeing that most of the other nations show far more interest in keeping their distance from him than anything else. Greece might somewhat fit this trope, being said to be the most sexually active country around surpassing even France , but his promiscuity isn’t his main defining character trait unlike with France, so he comes across as more of a sleepy , laidback , somewhat spacey cat lover who just happens to be really good at getting laid.
In fact, pretty much any and every nation can fall into this trope in fanworks that equate all forms of international relations with the sexual kind.
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Everybody knew you as the wife of a famous man, Everybody who knew said, “There goes Dixon’s girl again. This is an insidious trope where a female character’s success is undermined by the narrative of a male character providing advantages necessary for them. She’s usually framed as someone’s sister, girlfriend or love interest. And if she’s a military or political leader of some sort, then you can bet that she got the position with help from her father or another male relative.
The story implies her membership is due to motivation and training by her powerful male relatives who are active on the same field. In short, a personal, emotional relationship with a mentor is needed, not just a professional one driven by her own independent ambitions. This character stands in contrast to Self-Made Man , where a character usually male , but not always was able to accomplish goals well beyond their advantages. In short, this is another example of Double Standard. Due to stereotypes about separate gender roles, writers will often use this trope to justify to viewers presumed male why they should care about the female character at all, as it is assumed the female character would not have taken an interest had it not been for the presence of that male character.
Going hand with this is Men Act, Women Are , which is about what comes from the man, and where the woman comes from. Compare Lineage Comes from the Father , which deals with bloodlines. I Have Brothers is a more mild version of this trope that nonetheless associates a woman’s less traditionally feminine interests with a male influence rather than her own volition.
Keep in mind that this is not the strict inverse of Self-Made Woman and does not apply to every instance of a female character being helped by a male friend, relative, or love interest to reach her position. Rather, the male character must be implied to be more important to the plot or setting than the female character is, and the main force responsible for her position e.
#617: All The Dating Advice, Again
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# All The Dating Advice, Again. As of August 28, comments are closed. Letter Writer: Go read some books by women, try out some new social activities, GO TO A REAL THERAPIST, and be well. Dear Captain Awkward, So I’m a guy, 20 years old and totally devoid of any form of romantic relationship.
Share this article Share Twitter user fryan reported that among the responses to Mr Lee’s remarks on Weibo were Internet users telling others to hack into Mr Leonard’s computer and even one chilling comment saying the coach should be killed. The post was also picked up by users on Twitter many of whom expressed outrage at Mr Lee’s actions. Mr Lee has since issued an apology, saying he did not want to tarnish China’s image. Chinese swimmer Shiwen Ye has won two gold medals but American coach John Leonard cast doubt on her success Counter-attack: Michael Phelps, who became the greatest-ever Olympian after winning 15 golds, was criticized for his stunning performance by a former Olympic team doctor in China He wrote on Weibo: At the same time, I sincerely hope that John would also consider an apology to Ye Shiwen.
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A chilling story that’s also filled with hope…’ Booklist starred review Library Journal starred review ‘ …riveting From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. But when the boy disappears the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales might have been true.
And so begins a frantic search for the boy and the truth. What they uncover deep in the forest sets off a sequence of events that leads to murder, leads to an old crime, leads to an old betrayal.
Penny is a fictional character on the American CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, portrayed by actress Kaley is the primary female character in the series, befriending her across-the-hall neighbors Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), two physicists who work at the nearby California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
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He is originally from New Delhi , India , and he works in the physics department at Caltech, where his area of expertise is astroparticle physics. He lives in an apartment in Pasadena. As with his friends, he is mutually involved with and obsessed with science fiction and comic books in general. He is also a fan of Harry Potter.
Penny Fitzgerald is a supporting character in The Amazing World of Gumball. She is a shape-shifting fairy, formerly a peanut, who is in Miss Simian’s class in Elmore Junior High. Gumball and Penny have always had massive crushes on each other, but the two of them had always struggled to express.
Her full first name is possibly “Penelope” as implied by ” The Barbarian Sublimation “, and her maiden name has never been revealed, but due to her recent marriage to Leonard, her last name is Hofstadter. She unknowingly married her ex-boyfriend Zack Johnson and it lasted for three years. That marriage was finally annulled in ” The Thanksgiving Decoupling “.
As of ” The Gorilla Dissolution “, she and Leonard became engaged and were married at the start of season 9 in ” The Matrimonial Momentum “, followed by a re-wedding while still married at the start of season 10 in ” The Conjugal Conjecture “. Even though she is considered part of the guys’ group , she represents the “dumb blond ” for viewer context in the series with a lot of street smarts and communication skills to compensate for her lack of academic knowledge.
As the series progresses, her knowledge of geeky subjects even surprises her. She also has one sister whose name is unknown and one brother Randall. During her childhood, Penny had issues with her father who wanted a boy and he treated Penny like one until her brother came along , like making her play catch, calling her ‘Slugger’ etc. When Penny was 12, she rebuilt a tractor engine all by herself ” The Big Bran Hypothesis ” , started dating at the age of 14 ” The Robotic Manipulation ” and in high school, nearly became pregnant ” The Staircase Implementation ” and had an active sex life that she defines as being popular.
Penny had broken up with her boyfriend Kurt because he cheated on her. She asked the guys for a favor to go get her TV from his apartment, but he steals their pants and Penny apologizes for everything and later the three go out to dinner with Howard and Raj ” Pilot “.
It has been suggested that a Native American woman might have been brought back to mainland Europe by European explorers, who then found her way to Iceland. Researchers believe that this scenario is unlikely, however, given the fact that Iceland was pretty isolated at that point of time. Nevertheless, the only way to effectively eliminate this possibility is for scientists to find the remains of a pre-Columbian Icelander whose genes can be analyzed and shown to contain the C1e lineage.
Public Domain Another problem facing the researchers is that the C1e genes might not have come from Native Americans, but from some other part of the world. However, it may be that the Native American people who carried that lineage eventually went extinct. One suggestion, which was proposed early in the research, was that the genes came from Asia.
All about our contacts at Friends We currently have NO contact at Warner Bros. or NBC. During the first season of the show, then-Supervising Producer Jeff Greenstein contacted the original author of this FAQ and began a two-way dialogue about the show.
She is a shape-shifting fairy, formerly a peanut, who is in Miss Simian’s class in Elmore Junior High. Gumball and Penny have always had massive crushes on each other, but the two of them had always struggled to express their feelings until the events of the episode ” The Shell ,” when Gumball finally confessed his feelings and kissed her. After the kiss, the two have been dating ever since.
She was part of the Treehouse Girls until it was disbanded due to the tree being cut down by Tobias and Banana Joe. Like the rest of her family , she had a set of tan antlers that grow out of her head. In Season 3, the episode “The Shell” revealed that Penny underneath her shell is a shape-shifting, fairy-like creature. She can transform into certain creatures and most of the time the creatures have a set of antlers with an exception of her monster arm form and her Medusa form.
In her early concept, she did not have a visible mouth and her antlers were darker.