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an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism


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According to Atavist, the book should appeal to those who like introspective science fiction and cyberpunk literature like that from John Brunner, William Gibson, Bruce Sterling and Michael Crichton.
Digital-first finalists include The Atavist for Multimedia, Video and Reporting; The Daily Beast for Multimedia; Pitchfork for Website; Slate for Website and Columns and Commentary; Tablet Magazine for Columns and Commentary; and The Verge for Video.
Instead of allowing those who took to the streets to play a role, we observed many of Mubarak's era repackaged pundits back in public life armed with atavist decrees limiting freedom of expression that was tolerated even during the Brotherhood reign.
According to TED, users of its new app, which is based on technology developed by software and media company Atavist, can now embed video and audio content, timelines and links to outside sources, as well as social features that allow readers to discuss the book online.
Atavist (Victory) Lesbian-fronted band offers up a burning gothic funk-metal album with hints of Siouxsie Sioux and Henry Rollins.
Whatever the route, it led to that perennial Jewish archetype, the medieval Jew-devil, so fixed in European culture, even in polite society, the atavist who emerges in various guises from the mists of medieval Christendom.