Gel

Technology / Television (TV) / Gel: A piece of plastic or gelatin placed in front of a light source to change its color.

Public Rangelands Improvement Act Of 1978 (PRIA)

Business / Agriculture / Public Rangelands Improvement Act Of 1978 (PRIA): P.L. 95-514 (October 25, 1978) defines the current grazing fee formula and establishes rangeland monitoring and inventory procedures for Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service rangelands. The Na MORE

Dinoflagellates

Science / Biology / Dinoflagellates: Single-celled to colonial protistans characterized by two flagella, one girdling the cell and the other trailing the cell. Some dinoflagellates exist in coral, in a symbiotic relationship. These dinof MORE

Angel

Business / Finance / Angel: An investment-grade bond. Antithesis to fallen angel. In the context of venture capital, the first investor. MORE

Bagel

Entertainment / Tennis / Bagel: Winning (or losing) a set 6-0. With the shape of the '0' being evoked supposedly by the round shape of a bagel. See breadstick. MORE

Hells Angels

Technology / Motorcycle / Hells Angels: Movie produced in 1930 by Howard Hughes. Also a B-17 squadron in WWII. The name was subsequently taken by a group of motorcyclists for their motorcycle club. This club has expanded and has many chapte MORE

Danegeld

Entertainment / Literature / Danegeld: The practice of paying extortion money to Vikings to make them go away, often associated in particular with the Anglo-Saxon king 'Aethelred Unraed.' His nickname means 'Aethelred the Unready,' or more MORE

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