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Old 18-07-2014, 06:14 PM   #27
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The hammer and sickle are a traditional symbol of the working class representing urban industry and rural agriculture, e.g. in the Coat of arms of Austria.. A symbol featuring a hammer and a sickle, overlapping each other (☭) in order to symbolize the unity, has become a part of communist symbolism. Its usage indicates an association with communism, a communist party, or a socialist state.. This emblem was conceived during the Russian Revolution. Many flags and emblems have since incorporated the symbol, with some including additional locally-relevant symbolism..The terms "sickle cell crisis" or "sickling crisis" may be used to describe several independent acute conditions occurring in patients with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease results in anemia and crises that could be of many types including the vaso-occlusive crisis, aplastic crisis, sequestration crisis, haemolytic crisis and others. Most episodes of sickle cell crises last between 5 and se7en days.. "Although infection, dehydration, and acidosis (all of which favor sickling) can act as triggers, in most instances no predisposing cause is identified..The highest frequency of sickle cell disease is found in tropical regions, particularly sub-Saharan Africa, India and the Middle-East..A clandestine cell structure is a method for organizing a group of people in such a way that it can more effectively resist penetration by an opposing organization.. Depending on the group's philosophy, its operational area, the communications technologies available, and the nature of the mission, it can range from a strict hierarchy to an extremely distributed organization.. It is also a method used by criminal organizations, undercover operatives, and unconventional warfare (UW) led by special forces.. Historically, clandestine organizations have avoided electronic communications, because signals intelligence is a strength of conventional militaries and counterintelligence organizations..A sleeper cell refers to a cell, or isolated grouping of sleeper agents that lies dormant until it receives orders or decides to act...

The Sickle, a name for part of Leo (constellation)..Sickle Mountain (Coordinates: 68°53′S 66°47′W) is a mountain, 1,250 m, standing on the south side of Clarke Glacier and 14 miles (22 km) east of Cape Berteaux, on the west coast of Graham Land..Sickle (8 February 1924 - 26 December 1943) was an English Thoroughbred racehorse who was later exported to the US where he was twice the Leading sire in North America. Sickle was bred by Edward Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby..The RT-2PM Topol (Russian: РТ-2ПМ Тополь ("Poplar"); NATO reporting name SS-25 Sickle; GRAU designation: 15Ж58 ("15Zh58"); other designations: RS-12M Topol) is a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile designed in the Soviet Union and in service with Russia's Strategic Missile Troops..The 3 stage solid propellant RT-2PM Topol is an improved mobile ICBM which replaced earlier outdated missile complexes.. It emerged from the same line of development as mobile missiles such as the RT-21 Temp 2S and the RSD-10 Pioneer, and was deployed as a replacement for the widely deployed UR-100.. The United States considered developing their own road-mobile ICBM called the Midgetman, but the program was canceled with the end of the Cold War..Sickles is an unincorporated community in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States.. Mulder, help me out here. Does 'F.B.I.' stand for Federal Bureau of Imagination?.You know anything about pharmaceuticals?..Medicinal or, uh, recreational...
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