During the final battle aboard the ship, the Uber Ethereal reveals that, because of their own failure to improve their own race further, they have been testing and experimenting on other species throughout the universe in an attempt to identify a race worthy of being " Uplifted ", searching for a race that is strong in both mind and body; the various species of alien troops that the player has encountered have all been failures in the Ethereals' experiments. By allowing humans to obtain their technology a few steps at a time, the Ethereals allowed humans to evolve to a fuller potential, and believe that humanity may be the culmination of their search, to find the perfect species to move on and prepare for "what lies ahead", a vaguely worded destiny that they do not describe further. [15]

A plaque on the statue’s very large plinth reads “ Non Plaudite, Modo Pecuniam Jacite, ” which translates from Latin as, “Do not applaud, just throw money.” An odd request for a sculpture, but this one may well climb down and collect its earnings at the end of the day, as long as it sees someone doing so first.

Both sales will be investigated by the Copyright Agency Limited, which was appointed by the federal government to record art sales and manage the scheme that ensures resale royalties for artists. The agency has no record of either sale, The Newcastle Herald reported yesterday.

Mr Pearson, who would survive for weeks on lemonade and biscuits, had studied at St Martin's School of Art and went on to teach at both Preston and Manchester Schools of Art.

Anonymity, adjective "anonymous", is derived from the Greek word ἀνωνυμία, anonymia, meaning "without a name" or "namelessness". In colloquial use ...

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