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Not a traditional warrior, but this pop singer dubbed "the Kurdish Shakira" is carrying on a symbolic fight, defying ISIS in their own front yard.
"Occasionally filming had to be stopped because bullets began whizzing in her direction from Isis militants, but the singer refused to be cowed and kept going back until filming was complete. However she is still in danger –she has been placed on an Isis "most wanted" list and for several months had to go into hiding.
"I was not really afraid," Helly told the Sunday Times. "I've sacrificed everything for this. I know there will not be normal life again. What is most important is I get the message out to the world and that together we can stop these people.""
Be sure to check out her great video at the page linked below, or at youtube directly, here:
Helly Luv filmed the video just a few km from the front line as bullets whizzed overhead
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The Gilded Age

The first elements to appear in the Universe were hydrogen and helium, created soon after the big bang. Other elements on the periodic table are produced through nuclear interactions within stars. Lighter elements such as carbon, nitrogen and oxygen are formed through nuclear fusion in a star’s core, but heavier elements such as gold are formed through catastrophic events such as a supernova explosion or the collision of neutron stars. It’s known as r-process nucleosynthesis (due to the rapid neutron interactions) and is still a bit of a mystery.

We can distinguish r-process elements not only by their presence in stars, gas and dust, but also by their relative abundances. The r-process abundances are distinctly different from other nucleosynthesis methods such as the s-process (slow neutron) that occurs in the late stage fusion of large stars. So we know that heavier elements can are produced through r-process events, but one of the big debates has been over which type of events create the most heavy elements.

There’s basically been two schools of thought. One is that core-collapse supernova are the main factor. These are fairly common on a cosmic scale, but the amount of heavy elements released in a particular supernova is relatively low. In this model a galaxy would be seeded with a low but steady flow of heavy elements. The other idea is that stellar collisions create most heavy elements. The collision of two neutron stars, for example, is fairly rare, but the amount of heavy elements released from such an explosion would be quite high. In this model heavy elements are seeded into a galaxy in bursts every now and then. The challenge is to determine which model is right.

Recently astronomers found evidence that the collision model seems to be the right one. They looked at the abundance of elements in a dwarf galaxy known as Reticulum II. They found that the 9 brightest stars in this galaxy have heavy element abundances 100 to 1,000 times greater than seen in other similar galaxies. This would imply that the abundance of r-process elements was unusually high during their formation, which is what you would expect if they are produced at high quantities in rare events. It seems clear, then that stellar collisions play a major role in the production of heavy elements.

Since gold is one of those heavy elements, you could say that the collision of neutron stars causes a galaxy to enter a gilded age.

Paper: Alexander P. Ji, et al. R-process enrichment from a single event in an ancient dwarf galaxy. Nature 531, 610–613 (2016) doi:10.1038/nature17425

The collision of neutron stars causes a galaxy to enter a gilded age.
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  • Thousand Islands Secondary School
    1995 - 2000
  • St. Mark Catholic High School
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  • St Lawrence College (Brockville)
  • Algonquin College (Woodroffe)
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I'm a barrel of fun, creativity, debate and adventure.
I'm a creative geek. Pretty good way to sum it up in a short line. I enjoy reading, writing, webpage development, gaming, drinking, anything that involves nature and the outdoors, women, politics, space, and socializing. The order does not mean I like any of these things more than the others.

Obviously my days are pretty busy, because if I'm not doing one of these things then I'm doing another. I always have time to make a new friend or meet someone who just might be able to capture my imagination for a while.

Currently I work as a front-end developer for an up-and-coming social network, and I am the owner and developer of The Den of Amateur Writing (A social network for writers of all skills and ages.)

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I have 2 educations, I've lived in 4 provinces of Canada, and around 15 cities.
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  • The Den of Amateur Writing
    Owner/Programmer/Head Administrator, 1997 - present
  • Canadian Bank Note Company
    Customer Support Engineer/Systems Administrator, 2014 - present
  • Coddict Inc
    Freelance Web Designer, 2011 - 2013
  • Le Fou du Roi
    Chef, 2012 - 2013
  • Le Bop Bar / Cafe L'Aubry
    Cook, 2011 - 2012
  • Highlander Pub
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  • The Bowling Centre, Brockville
    Pinspotter Mechanic, 1999 - 2000
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  • Shorewood Packaging
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  • Black & Decker
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  • Beautyrock Inc
    Telephone Sales Rep, 2001 - 2002
  • RMH International (MSN Tech)
    MSN Tech Support Agent, 2002 - 2004
  • Nucomm Intl (Time Warner Tier 2)
    Time Warner Tier 2 / Quality Assurance / OnCall Sales, 2004 - 2005
  • Mercredi Construction (Finishing Carpentry)
    Carpenter, 2005 - 2005
  • The Hudsons Bay Company
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  • Shaw Cablesystems
    Technical Support Representative, 2005 - 2006
  • East Side Marios
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2015: The driver has a machine that takes credit but not debit. UPS is stuck at 10 years ago. Everyone else has machines that can take debit and credit these days UPS.
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