silver spoon

Politics; U.S. politics

A term that is often used to describe wealth, especially inherited wealth. For example, someone born into a wealthy family is said to have "been born with a silver spoon in his ...

hypersonic technology vehicle (HTV-2)

Aviation; Aircraft

An unmanned arrowhead-shaped hypersonic plane developed in secrecy by DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. The HTV-2 was designed to reach speed at 20 times the ...

François Hollande

Economy; International economics

François Hollande (born 12 August 1954) is a French politician who defeated Nicolas Sarkozy to become the 24th president of France on May 6, 2012. Prior to winning the presidency, ...