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==From today's featured article==
==From today's featured article==
[[File:P1010380.JPG|thumb|right|Rolex Yacht-Master]]
[[File:Syria Map.png|thumb|right|Map of Syria.]]
The '''[[Rolex Yacht-Master]]''' is a sport watch made by [[Rolex]], first introduced in 1992 with the model 16628 in 18-carat yellow gold. In 1994, Rolex released a lady's model (69628) and a mid-size man's model (68628), which was the first time Rolex had ever issued a smaller professional size watch. In 1996, Rolex introduced two-tone (stainless steel and 18-carat yellow gold) to the lady's and mid-size line.
[[Syria]] is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the [[Ottoman Empire]] and the French Mandate.


In 1997, Rolex released the Yacht-Master in Rolesium, a term patented by Rolex in 1932 which gives the Yacht-Master a stainless steel and platinum construction; the bezel and dial are platinum, while the case, band, crown, etc. are stainless steel. This model is also known as the Platinum Yacht-Master.  
It lies to the southeast of [[Turkey (country)|Turkey]] and east of [[Lebanon]] and [[Israel]]. It is north of [[Jordan]] and northwest of [[Iraq]]. The capital is Damascus.  It was the first country in the region to let women vote.


In 1999, Rolex discontinued the two-tone model 68623, replacing it with the two-tone model 168623 in 2000.  The difference between the two models are in the upgraded movement in the 168623, and the heavier 18-carat gold links (the links in the 68623 are hollow).  
It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that [[Renegade Hardware]] is one of the most important record labels in the drum and bass music scene?
* ... that ''[[Unshackled!]]'' is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?  
* ... that [[stingray]]s are fish, sort of, with whip like tails that can sting, and they are sort of flattish?
* ... that [[London]] is the capital of the United Kingdom?
* ... that [[lulz]] is a word coined for Internet use?
* ... that a [[calculator watch]] is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?


==About Encyc==
==About Encyc==

Revision as of 16:39, 9 August 2022

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From today's featured article

Map of Syria.

Syria is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and the French Mandate.

It lies to the southeast of Turkey and east of Lebanon and Israel. It is north of Jordan and northwest of Iraq. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.

It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.

Did you know ...

  • ... that Unshackled! is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?
  • ... that London is the capital of the United Kingdom?
  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?

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