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MS Marina
MS Marina is a cruise ship which was constructed at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente yards in Italy for Oceania Cruises. Launched in 2011, Marina is the first in a duo of cruise ships, the other being MS Riviera, which entered service the following year. Marina was designed by Norwegian architectural firm Yran & Storbraaten and has a diesel-electric powerplant with a pair of fixed pitch propellers. As part of its construction, a U.S. silver dollar coin and a pre-Castro Cuban peso coin were welded into the keel; according to shipbuilding tradition, it is believed to bring fortune to the ship, its passengers and crew.Photograph: Christian Ferrer

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About me[edit]

Hi! Welcome to my userpage.

Since its inception I have avoided joining Wikipedia because I knew, once registered, I would get lost in the labyrinth of it's pages. With the responsibility of six children, a mother has little time to indulge in personal projects for pleasure. But, after discovering the wikibooks project, I could resist no longer!

Research is something I've always enjoyed, so an encyclopedia is just the place for me. Sourcing reputable references for uncited material in existing articles is something in which I will be eager to participate ... not to mention the nagging temptation of other wiki projects, especially wikibooks, wikiversity, and commons.

I was once a spelling and grammar nazi, however I admit that internet forums and chat have made me somewhat lazy. My excuse? Unless I'm writing a thesis, I see no need to make casual conversation so prim and proper. Well, that excuse isn't going to cut it here so I'll just have to make an extra special effort.

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On the most part my errors will likely be of a grammatical nature or simple typos, so feel free to help me out when I position that semicolon in the wrong place or forget to hyphenate, and don't hestitate in letting me know the error of my ways here. I am a staunch advocate of the Oxford comma.

I enjoy reading and writing, visual arts, web design, music, craft, astronomy and science, archaeology (including historical revisionism), anthropology, philosophy and theology, current affairs, conspiracy theories, television shows and movies, documentaries, stand-up comedy, and my favourite colour is purple. I am a pro-cannabis, human rights, anti-war, nonpartisan political activist, and a direct descendent of John Frith the martyr. I believe in spirituality, but not in institutionalised religion.

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Astronomy & Physics[edit]


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Ancient Places[edit]

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Cultural Philosophy & Theology[edit]

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Myths & Legends[edit]

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Interesting People[edit]

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World Around Us[edit]

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Disaster & Tragedy[edit]




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Projects of Interest[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject AstronomyThis user is a member of the Astronomy WikiProject.

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WikiProject Philosophy.

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Favourite Features[edit]

Amazingly, this was the featured article on July 9th 2009!

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Motto of the Day, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Alenda lux ubi orta libertas
("Let learning be cherished where liberty has arisen.")


My Contributions[edit]



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Celebrate 10 Years of Wikipedia


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