The end is simply called the chestpiece. It has two sides, a "bell" for picking up low frequency sounds, and a "diaphragm" for higher frequency sounds.
Hey Jude was written by Paul McCartney to comfort John Lennon's son Julian when his parents divorced. It was released in 1968, and at more than 7 minutes long it was the longest single to top the UK charts.
Ovid (43BC-18AD) was a Roman poet best known for his mythic poem, the Metamorphoses, about the creation and history of the world. The poem is presented in 15 books which cover some 250 myths. Here is an extract from the tale of Orpheus and Euridice:
Truly Hymen there
was present during the wedding festivities
of Orpheus and Eurydice, but gave
no happy omen, neither hallowed words
nor joyful glances; and the torch he held
would only sputter, fill the eyes with smoke,
and cause no blaze while waving. The result
of that sad wedding, proved more terrible
than such foreboding fates.
The city had taken the precaution to remove the thick walls between cellars and replace them with thin partitions that could be broken down. But this only created networks of cellars that led to a dead-end. Rescue workers found hundreds of dead bodies piled up in them.
Even in the midst of the war, the bombing of Dresden was a controversial act. Dresden was known as "Florence on the Elbe", a Baroque city of art and culture. Its destruction in 1945 was largely irrelevant to the outcome of the war, and has been interpreted as an act of revenge for the bombing of British cities. Defenders of the bombing argue that the targeting of civilians was necessary to break the morale of Germany's military.
The September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center claimed 2,973 lives, shook the American psyche and radically altered international relations. The co-ordinated attacks were made by Al-Quaeda terrorists who hijacked and crashed two airplanes into the Trade Towers and a third into the Pentagon. A fourth plane crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after passengers on board attempted to wrest control of the plane from their hijackers.