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  PBS - THE WEST - Sitting Bull
Once, in 1872, during a battle with soldiers protecting railroad workers on the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull led four other warriors out between the lines, sat calmly sharing a pipe with them as bullets buzzed around, carefully reamed the pipe out when they were finished, and then casually walked away.
In 1885 Sitting Bull was allowed to leave the reservation to join Buffalo Bill's Wild West, earning $50 a week for riding once around the arena, in addition to whatever he could charge for his autograph and picture.
Sitting Bull was buried at Fort Yates in North Dakota, and in 1953 his remains were moved to Mobridge, South Dakota, where a granite shaft marks his grave.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/people/s_z/sittingbull.htm   (0 words)

  
  Bull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Bull is an adult male of various large animal species including moose, bovines (esp. cattle), elephants, whales, seals, and sealions.
Papal bull, a solemn decree from the Pope
Bull (mythology), worship of the Sacred Bull throughout the ancient world
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bull   (200 words)

  
 Groupe Bull - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Groupe Bull was nationalised in 1982 and was merged with most of the rest of the French computer industry.
Recent major products of the company are the scalable Bull NovaScale family of Itanium 2-based servers for High Performance Computing and commercial applications and the high-availability Bull Escala family of IBM Power5-architecture servers.
Bull also has a Bull DPS-9000 mainframe computer range (catering to long-time customers with Bull computer installations) and a blade server line.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Groupe_Bull   (383 words)

  
 Gerald Bull
Bull was born in North Bay Ontario in 1928.
Bull was saved from terminal nerd-dom by his marriage to Noemie Gilbert, a beautiful French-Canadian from a wealthy family.
Bull was the engine for the whole project, and had most of it in his head.
world.std.com /~jlr/doom/bull.htm   (1730 words)

  
 HOASM: John Bull
At the end of 1582 or the beginning of 1583 Bull was appointed Master of the Children and, with John Hedges, organist at Hereford, succeeding the organist Thomas Mason.
Bull died in Antwerp in March, 1628 and on the 15th of the month was buried in the cemetary south of the Cathedral.
Bull was the supreme virtuoso among the English virginalists and he had a profound effect not only on the composers of this country but on the development of music on the continent of Europe.
www.hoasm.org /IVM/Bull.html   (1003 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Bulls and Briefs
The total number of papyrus bulls at present known to be in existence is twenty-three, the latest being one issued by Benedict VIII (1012-24) for the monastery of Hildesheim.
Now the "great bulls" on account of their many formalities and the number of hands they passed through, were much more secure from fraud of all kinds, and the parties interested were probably willing to defray the additional expenditure that might be entailed by this form of instrument.
Bulls are now written in the same clear Roman script that is used for briefs, and in view of the difficulties arising from transmission by post, the old leaden seal is replaced in many cases by a simple stamp bearing the same device in red ink.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03052b.htm   (5297 words)

  
 Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bull sharks have relatively small eyes as compared to other carcharhinid sharks, which suggests that vision may not be as important a hunting tool for this species which often occurs in turbid waters.
Bull sharks often appear sluggish as they slowly cruise along the bottom, but are quite quick and effective at capturing smaller, agile prey, and are capable of burst speeds of over 11 mph (19 km/h).
The bull shark has been considered to be a potential culprit in the infamous series of five attacks in New Jersey in 1916 which resulted in four tragic fatalities over a 12 day period.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /fish/Gallery/descript/bullshark/bullshark.htm   (1799 words)

  
 Bull
A bull BSE should be performed before purchasing a bull, if fertility problems are a concern, or 30 -60 days prebreeding.
If the bull will not find cows in heat, will not mate or is dominated by other bulls, then even if he passes a BSE it matters not.
An adequate length for a bull's penis is that it should come almost between the front legs during a full erection and extension.
www.vetmed.lsu.edu /eiltslotus/theriogenology-5361/bull.htm   (2067 words)

  
 BULL SHARK - Enchanted Learning Software
The bull shark is one of the most frequent attacker of people, as it swims in very shallow waters where people swim and is an aggressive shark.
The bull shark is found in all tropical and subtropical oceans and seas along the coastlines and also in a few fresh water rivers and lakes.
Bull sharks are viviparous (like mammals, giving birth to live animals that were nourished by through a placenta).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/sharks/species/Bullshark.shtml   (482 words)

  
 Bull: Architect of an Open World
Bull announces its results for the first six months of 2007
Bull to publish its first half 2007 results on August 1, 2007
Bull, key actor at European Business Summit 2007
www.bull.com   (0 words)

  
 Project Babylon Supergun / PC-2 - Iraq Special Weapons
Early in the war with Iran, the Iraqi government engaged world- renowned artillery expert Gerald V. Bull, whose lifetime obsession was a the construction of a "Supergun," a huge howitzer able to fire satellites into space or launch artillery shells thousands of miles into enemy territory.
Bull severed his association with the Pentagon in the 1970's and set up companies and agreements to sell improved versions of technology he developed to a number of foreign governments, including Iran, Chile, Taiwan and China.
Most worrisome in Iraq's arsenal of guns developed by Gerald Bull from mid-1981 until he was assassinated on 22 March 1990, were its 300 155 millimeter howitzers, all versions of the GC-45 gun that Bull developed in the 1970's.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/iraq/other/supergun.htm   (1147 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Why does this bull market lack powerful punch?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Regardless of how you massage the return data for the current bull market — whether you're looking at median or average returns or returns posted after massive multiyear lows or returns in 401(k) plans — the math just doesn't add up to the kind of big numbers stock investors expect during a bull market.
At the start of the bull market in October 2002, the price-earnings ratio on the SandP 500 was 28, vs. a historic average of 16, InvesTech Research says.
The two-decade bull market and subsequent meltdown, Shiller says, was a unique experience, so extraordinary that it remains the "conspicuous event" that still governs investor behavior today.
www.usatoday.com /money/markets/us/2005-08-09-toothless-bull-usat_x.htm   (1507 words)

  
 Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull, Lakota Medicine Man and Chief was considered the last Sioux to surrender to the U.S. Government.
Although the war with the whites ended with the treaty of Ft. Laramie in 1868, the discovery of gold in the Black Hills which was sacred to the tribe caused continued tensions.
After the paticularly harsh winter of 1881, Sitting Bull, and those of his group who were still with him, finally gave themselves up to the American army.
www.powersource.com /gallery/people/sittbull.html   (774 words)

  
 Bull Run articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bull Run BULL RUN [Bull Run] small stream, NE Va., c.30 mi (50 km) SW of Washington, D.C. Two important battles of the Civil War were fought there: the first on July 21, 1861, and the second Aug. 29-30, 1862.
The object is for one of the bullfighters (toreros)—the matador—to kill a wild bull, or toro, with a sword.
Bullbaiting, along with bullrunning (in which the bull was run down and killed by humans), bearbaiting, cockfighting, and dogfighting, was prohibited in
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/02004.html   (435 words)

  
 HOASM: John Bull
At the end of 1582 or the beginning of 1583 Bull was appointed Master of the Children at Hereford where he succeeded the organist Thomas Mason.
Still later in the year, for some kind of misdemeanour of which no definite details exist, Bull fled to Brussels and entered the service of the Archduke as an organist where his colleagues included Peter Phillips and Pieter Cornet.
Bull was the supreme virtuoso among the English virginalists and he had a profound effect not only on the com posers of this country but on the development of music on the continent of Europe.
home.sprintmail.com /~cwhent/Bull.html   (961 words)

  
 ESPN.com - PRORODEO - Bull Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bull riding, which is intentionally climbing on the back of a 2,000-pound bull, emerged from the fearless and possibly fool-hardy nature of the cowboy.
Bull riding is dangerous and predictably exciting, demanding intense physical prowess, supreme mental toughness and courage.
While spurring a bull can add to the cowboy's score, riders are commonly judged solely on their ability to stay aboard the twisting, bucking mass of muscle.
sports.espn.go.com /prorodeo/news/story?page=g_BREventDescription   (435 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: Who killed Gerald Victor Bull?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The story of Bull's life leading to his unsolved assassination in Brussels on March 22, 1990, is riddled with intrigue, the tangled story of a well-intentioned, obsessed man hopelessly caught within that all-consuming whirling vortex called intelligence and national security.
Regardless of disagreement over details of Bull's meetings in Iraq, there is no doubt that Saddam Hussein's defense ministry contracted with Bull's company, Space Research Corp., to build at least three superguns and that Saddam Hussein told Bull that it was imperative that he produce the weapons as quickly as possible.
Many of Bull's foreign visitors were referred to SRC by Pentagon and CIA officials stationed abroad and in Washington, D.C. According to the Washington Post, in the mid-1970s, South African government representatives were sent to SRC by U.S. Marine Major John J. Clancey III, who was part of the CIA's covert operations team in Angola.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=29426   (2654 words)

  
 Taurus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On one day while she was playing by the waters edge, she caught sight of a majestic white bull grazing amongst her fathers heard.
This bull was sent to Minos as a sign that he was the rightful heir to the throne.
However, Minos did not sacrifice the bull to Poseidon like he was supposed to, so the ever-vengeful sea god caused his queen, Pasiphaë, to fall in love with it.
www.astro.wisc.edu /~dolan/constellations/constellations/Taurus.html   (239 words)

  
 Total Bull Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From the beginning of bull riding, to the sport today,the bulls themselves, to the brave souls that ride them, best rides to worst wrecks.
Bull riding isn't exactly a fair sport, the contestant is only allowed to ride with one hand.
In bull riding the contestants are not required to spur.
members.tripod.com /~Scout0057   (523 words)

  
 Welkom bij Bull Nederland
Bull NovaScale® 5160 server sets a record breaking price/performance under the TPC-H benchmark running an early version of Microsoft® SQL Server 2005
The new record was set with a Bull NovaScale 5160 server equipped with 16 Intel® Itanium® 2 processors, running Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database on Microsoft Windows® Server 2003 and using Xyratex Storage enclosures.
At 13,769 QphH1000 GB (Query per Hour), the Bull NovaScale® 5160 server's result is significantly higher than the previous record announced in June 2005, both in terms of price and performance.
www.bull.nl /nieuws/pr-sql.html   (412 words)

  
 Larry Bull
Bull, L. and Holland, O. (1994) Internal and External Representations: A Comparison in Evolving the Ability to Count.
Bull, L. (1997) On the Evolution of Multicellularity.
Bull, L. (1999) On the Evolution of Multicellularity and Eusociality.
www.cems.uwe.ac.uk /~lbull   (3193 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Americas | Bull charges bullfight spectators
At least two people are being treated in hospital in Mexico City after a bull leapt into a crowd during a bullfight.
The half-ton bull - named Pajarito or Little Bird - breached the safety barrier and landed on the fans.
Little Bird is the first bull in the ring's history to jump into the crowd.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/4663646.stm   (147 words)

  
 Bull Market
The term "bull market" is most often used in respect to the stock market, but really can be applied to anything that is traded, such as bonds, currencies, commodities, etc.
Bull markets are characterized by optimism, investor confidence and expectations that strong results will continue.
That is, a bull thrusts its horns up into the air, and a bear swipes its paws down.
www.investopedia.com /terms/b/bullmarket.asp   (421 words)

  
 Hercules' Seventh Labor: the Cretan Bull   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Zeus, in the shape of a bull, had carried Minos' mother Europa to Crete, and the Cretans were fond of the sport of bull-leaping, in which contestants grabbed the horns of a bull and were thrown over its back.
Poseidon sent a bull, but Minos thought it was too beautiful to kill, and so he sacrificed another bull.
As a result, Pasiphae gave birth to the Minotaur, a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man. Minos had to shut up this beast in the Labyrinth, a huge maze underneath the palace, and every year he fed it prisoners from Athens.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /Herakles/bull.html   (381 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Bull.
   He may bear a bull that hath borne a calf (Erasmus: Proverbs)—“He that accustometh hym-selfe to lytle thynges, by lytle and lytle shalbe able to go a waye with greater thynges (Taverner).
To attack or encounter a threatened danger fearlessly; to go forth boldly to meet a difficulty.
The figure is taken from bull-fights, in which a strong and skilful matadore will grasp the horns of a bull about to toss him and hold it prisoner.
www.bartleby.com /81/2640.html   (173 words)

  
 Bold Type: Short Story by Aimee Bender
I adjusted my feet in the bull footholes, and we did the standard teasing dance, the matador-of-the-day and I, but when he speared me first, I spilled out a stream of white milk.
The smaller bull with the redder coat nudged the bullskin.
The two bulls jumped, briefly startled, but then the reddish one walked around and poked his big bull nose inside the back.
www.randomhouse.com /boldtype/0798/bender/sstory2.html   (1887 words)

  
 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Pages: Ambrose Bull, Abt. 1750, Ancestors and Descendents
This is the gravestone of Frelove Campbell Bull, wife of James Hogan Bull, in the Bull Family Cemetery on the Bull Plantation in Benton, Yazoo County, Mississippi on Highway #16.
The eldest Bulls in the Rough Creek Cemetery.
with Susie Bull on the Bull Plantation in Benton, Mississippi on Highway 16.
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/b/u/l/Roger-C-Bull/index.html   (5244 words)

  
 American Pit Bull Terrier, Pit Bulls, Pitbulls
The American Pit Bull Terrier is a good-natured, amusing, extremely loyal and affectionate family pet, which is good with children and adults.
In a lot of cases when the media is reporting about a Pit Bull attacking, it is indeed not even a Pit Bull at all, but a mixed breed of some sort, or another bull breed all together.
The Pit Bull's future has been perhaps irreparably undone and everyone is to blame except the dog itself.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /americanpitbull.htm   (1302 words)

  
 Red Bull Energy Drink
Answering questionnaires, they each describe their approach to art – and share some inside information along the way.
Three pilots are sitting wing to wing in the Red Bull Air Race World Series – although they couldn’t be more different when it comes to background and character.
Athletes arrive in Monaco today and someone will be crowned champion of the 2007 Red Bull X-Alps.
www.redbull.com   (0 words)

  
 Raging Bull (1980)
Was voted the third greatest sports movie of all time after Rocky (1976) and Bull Durham (1988) by ESPN.
Revealing mistakes: A rubber tube, to carry fake blood, is visible behind Janiro's nose as Jake punches it.
"Raging Bull" is the story of former boxing middleweight champion Jake La Motta, and his penchant for self-destruction.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0081398   (0 words)

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