The scientific discipline of ecology encompasses areas from global processes (above), to the study of marine and terrestrial habitats (middle) to interspecific interactions such as predation and pollination (below). Ecology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the distributions, abundance and relations of organisms and their interactions with the environment. Ecology is also the study of ecosystems.
Judo or Jūdō (jūdō, meaning "gentle way") is a modern Japanese martial art and combat sport, that originated in Japan in the late nineteenth century. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to either throw one's opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue one's opponent with a grappling manoeuvre, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking the elbow or by executing a choke.
Life is a characteristic that distinguishes objects that have self-sustaining biological processes from those that do not–either because such functions have ceased, or else because they lack such functions and are classified as ". " In biology, the science of living organisms, "life" is the condition which distinguishes active organisms from inorganic matter, including the capacity for growth, functional activity and the continual change preceding death.
Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. In public speaking, as in any form of communication, there are five basic elements, often expressed as "who is saying what to whom using what medium with what effects?" The purpose of public speaking can range from simply transmitting information, to motivating people to act, to simply telling a story.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (born 27 October 1945), known popularly as Lula, is the thirty-fifth and current President of Brazil. A founding member of the Workers' Party (PT - Partido dos Trabalhadores), he ran for President three times unsuccessfully, first in the 1989 election. Lula achieved victory in 2002, and was inaugurated as President on 1 January 2003. In the 2006 election he was re-elected, extending his term as President until 1 January 2011.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the culmination of a qualification process that began in August 2007 and involved 204 of the 208 FIFA national teams. As such, it matches the 2008 Summer Olympics as the sports event with the most competing nations.
São Paulo Futebol Clube, usually called São Paulo FC or just São Paulo, is a traditional Brazilian football team from São Paulo, founded on January 25, 1930, and re-founded on December 16, 1935. Their home stadium is Cícero Pompeu de Toledo, better known as Morumbi. They play in a white shirt with two horizontal stripes—one red and one black, white shorts and socks. They are the third most popular football club in Brazil, with over 17 million supporters.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (indeterminate, 1881–10 November 1938) was a Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, and founder of the Republic of Turkey as well as its first President. Atatürk became known as an extremely capable military officer by being the only undefeated Ottoman commander during World War I. Following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire, he led the Turkish national movement in the Turkish War of Independence.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. Bush is the eldest son of President George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President, and Barbara Bush, making him one of only two American presidents to be the son of a preceding president. After graduating from Yale University in 1968, and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in his family's oil businesses.
Linux is a generic term referring to Unix-like graphical user interface (GUI) based computer operating systems based on the Linux kernel. Their development is one of the most prominent examples of free and open source software collaboration; typically all the underlying source code can be used, freely modified, and redistributed, both commercially and non-commercially, by anyone under licenses such as the GNU General Public License.
Oratory refers to the ancient art of (public) speaking. In ancient Greece and Rome, oratory was studied as a component of rhetoric (that is, composition and delivery of speeches), and was an important skill in public and private life. Aristotle and Quintilian discussed oratory, and the subject, with definitive rules and models, was emphasised as a part of a liberal arts education during the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Renan Calheiros (born in Murici, Alagoas, on September 16, 1955) is a Brazilian politician and former President of the Senate of Brazil. He represents the state of Alagoas in the senate for the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party party. On May 25, 2007, Veja magazine accused Calheiros of accepting funds from a lobbyist to pay for the child support of a daughter from a previous extramarital affair with journalist Monica Veloso.
Cláudia Cristina Leite Inácio, known as Claudia Leitte is a Brazilian axé singer, and former vocalist of the group Babado Novo. Since she is one of the most popular axé singers in Brazil, she hosted MTV Brasil's Video Music Brasil 2007, in which she had been nominated as best singer in that award. Claudia Leitte has also won other awards.
Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop/R&B singer. His performances were seen on YouTube by Scooter Braun, who later became his manager. Braun flew Bieber to Atlanta, Georgia, to consult with Usher and soon signed a record deal with Island Records, where he began his professional career. The first part of his two-part debut album My World was released on November 17, 2009.
Debate Folha Uol: Aconteceu na manhã do dia 18 de agosto o primeiro debate com presidenciáveis transmitido ao vivo somente para internautas, através de blogs autorizados pelo Uol e pelos sites da Folha Online e do próprio Uol. E aí, curtiu a ação? Like or Hate?
Fazendo piada contra a decisão do TSE (Tribunal Superior Eleitoral) de proibir humor com candidatos em programas de rádio e TV, cerca de duas mil pessoas participaram na tarde deste domingo (22) da passeata "Humor sem Censura", na Praia de Copacabana, no Rio de Janeiro. Embora o tribunal informe que se baseia na Lei Eleitoral (9.505/1997), nunca antes a proibição havia sido aplicada, como lembraram Cláudio Manoel, Hélio de La Peña e Marcelo Madureira, do Casseta e Planeta, programa que sempre fez sátiras de candidatos. E você, é contra ou a favor do Humor Sem Censura?
Tiririca, nome artístico de Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, (Itapipoca, 1 de maio de 1965) é um cantor, compositor e humorista brasileiro. Recentemente filiado ao Partido da República, Tiritica foi eleito deputado federal por São Paulo, tendo sido o segundo deputado mais votado do estado de São Paulo em toda a história.