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Eleos

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In Greek mythology , Eleos ( Ancient Greek Ἔλεος m. ) was the personification of pity, mercy, clemency, and compassion (not to be mistaken for Soteria ). There is not one distinctive way to depict the goddess because she was seen as an entity rather than a person like Zeus and other popular gods and goddesses. The only factor that has stayed constant when depicted in art is that she is shown as a young woman with a blue veil or dress. The Athenians were her only worshippers. Statius states that "tears flow upon her altar", that she had no images in her likeness, and that she was only known to the needy. She was believed to be the child of Erebus and Nyx . Her brothers and sisters are thought to be: Hemera (Goddess of the day) Aither (God of light) Hypnos (God of sleep) Eris (Goddess of strife) Nemesis (Goddess of retribution) Eros (God of procreation) Apate (Goddess of deceit) Thanatos (God of non-violent death) Moros (God of doom) Momos (God of ridicule) Dolos (God of trickery) Oizys (Goddess of misery) Hy ...more...

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Ministry of Finance (Malaysia)

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The Ministry of Finance ( Malay : Kementerian Kewangan ), abbreviated MOF , is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is charged with the responsibility for government expenditure and revenue raising. The ministry's role is to develop economic policy and prepare the Malaysian federal budget . The Ministry of Finance also oversees financial legislation and regulation. Each year in October, the Minister of Finance presents the Malaysian federal budget to the Parliament. The Minister of Finance administers his functions through the Ministry of Finance and a range of other government agencies. The current Minister of Finance is Najib Razak , whose term began on September 2008. The current Second Minister of Finance is Johari Abdul Ghani . The current Deputy Ministers of Finance are Othman Aziz and Lee Chee Leong . Its headquarters is in Ministry of Finance Complex, Putrajaya . Duties and importance The Minister of Finance is the minister in charge of government revenue and expenditure. The Minister oversee ...more...

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Zinaida Portnova

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Monument to Zinaida Portnovа - Soviet pioneer -hero. Former pioneer camp "Scarlet Sails" village Berry, near the city of Togliatti , Russia Zinaida Martynovna Portnova , commonly known as Zina Portnova ( Russian : Зинаида Мартыновна Портнова, Зина Портнова ) (20 February 1926 – 15 January 1944) was a Russian teenager, Soviet partisan and Hero of the Soviet Union . Biography Zina Portnova was born in Leningrad on 20 February 1926. She was the daughter of a working class Belarusian family. Her father worked at the Kirov Plant . She was a seventh grade student at the 385th school in Leningrad in 1941, when she left for her grandmother's house in the Vitebsk region. Not long afterwards, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union . An incident with the invading Nazi troops, who hit her grandmother while they were confiscating the cattle, led her to hate the Germans. In 1942 Portnova joined the Belarusian resistance movement , becoming a member of the local underground Komsomol organization in Obol , Vitebsk Voblast ...more...



Nachiar Tirumozhi

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Nachiar Tirumozhi is a set of 143 verses. In her restlessness and eagerness to join with Kannan , Sri Andal attempts various methods by which she can attain union with Kannan which forms the major part of Nachiyar Thirumozhi. Among the Thirumozhis, Vaaranamaiyiram is very well known and has a special significance. It details Andal's Narration of her dream of her experiences with her thozhis(friends) on her way to achieve her purpose of birth (getting married to kannapiran). These 143 verses are a part of the 4000 hymns of Nalayira Divya Prabandham Meaning of Tirumozhi "Thirumozhi" literally means "Sacred Sayings" in a Tamil poetic style and "Nachiar" means Goddess. Therefore, the title means "Sacred Sayings of the Goddess." This poem fully reveals Andal's intense longing for Vishnu, the Divine Beloved. Utilizing classical Tamil poetic conventions and interspersing stories from the Vedas and Puranas, Andal creates imagery that is possibly unparalleled in the whole gamut of Indian religious literature. ]. Organ ...more...



Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal

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The Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal is the official hymnal of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is widely used by English-speaking Adventist congregations. It consists of words and music to 695 hymns including traditional favorites from the earlier Church Hymnal that it replaced, American folk hymns, modern gospel songs, compositions by Adventists, contemporary hymns, and 224 congregational responsive Scripture readings. Published in 1985 by Review and Herald Publishing Association , the hymnal has been through multiple printings and is available in various binding colors. History Although Adventist hymnals seem to have a lifetime of about it 25 years, by the early 1980s the existing hymnal had been in service since 1941. The General Conference Music Committee created a diverse 19-member Church Hymnal Committee chaired by C.L. Brooks with Wayne Hooper as secretary. As part of the process more than 3000 Adventist ministers were asked to rate the hymns of the then existing Church Hymnal. Those that were common ...more...

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Jessica Holmes (television presenter)

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Jessica Holmes (born November 17, 1976) is an American television personality. She was the co-host of the popular Nickelodeon TV series Slime Time Live . She is currently a morning news anchor of the KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles. Career Jessica Holmes was an intern for Nickelodeon in 1999 when she was approached by a producer in a hallway at the network and was asked if she would like to appear on air. She agreed and six months later she began co-hosting the show Slime Time Live . Slime Time Live ran for 8 seasons between 2000 and 2003. In 2003, Holmes was hired to host Bragging Rights for the OLN cable network (formerly Outdoor Life Network). Bragging Rights was a 13 episode reality television show and Homes served as the host. Following her brief stint on OLN , Holmes decided to relocate to Los Angeles to further her television career. At the time of her move she did not have a new job. Her agent submitted an application for Holmes to appear in a KTLA Morning News competition called "The Audition". " ...more...



Family tree of the German monarchs

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The following image is a family tree of every king, monarch, confederation president and emperor of Germany , from Charlemagne in 800 over Louis the German in 843 through to Wilhelm II in 1918. It shows how every single ruler of Germany was related to every other by marriages, and hence they can all be put into a single tree. For ease of understanding the royal house names and dates have been put in at the appropriate places. The dynasties covered are the Carolingians , Conradines , Ottonians , Salians , Supplinburger , Hohenstaufen , Welf , Habsburg , Nassau , Luxemburg , Wittelsbach , Lorraine , Habsburg-Lorraine , Bonaparte and Hohenzollern . Only undisputed kings are included here; this excludes rulers whose claims were disputed such as the co-rulers Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall and Alfonso X of Castile . 'King of Germany' does not necessarily mean that the king was referred to as such, although in every case he was both de jure and de facto ruler over the territory currently known as Germany and hence t ...more...



Kirstjen Nielsen

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Kirstjen Nielsen taking the Oath of Office as the sixth Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Michele Nielsen (born May 14, 1972) is an American attorney, government official and national security expert who is the current United States Secretary of Homeland Security . Prior to the cabinet post, Nielsen served as Principal Deputy White House Chief of Staff to President Donald Trump from September 6, 2017, to December 6, 2017, and chief of staff to John F. Kelly during his term as Secretary of Homeland Security from January to July 2017. On December 5, 2017, she was confirmed by the Senate, and was sworn in the next day. Education Growing up in Clearwater, Florida , Nielsen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1999. Early career Nielsen served during the George W. Bush administration as special assistant to the president and as senior director for prevention, preparedness and re ...more...



Ferric chloride test

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The ferric chloride test is used to determine the presence of phenols in a given sample or compound (for instance natural phenols in a plant extract). Enols , hydroxamic acids , oximes, and sulfinic acids give positive results as well. The bromine test is useful to confirm the result, although modern spectroscopic techniques (e.g. NMR and IR spectroscopy ) are far superior in determining the identity of the unknown. The quantity of total phenols may be spectroscopically determined by the Folin-Ciocalteau assay . Technique The sample is dissolved in water, or a mixture of water and ethanol , and a few drops of dilute ferric chloride solution is added. The formation of a red, blue, green, or purple coloration indicates the presence of phenols. Where the sample is insoluble in water, it may be dissolved in dichloromethane with a small amount of pyridine . Chemistry Phenols form a violet complex with Fe(III)+, which is intensely colored. The colour may vary from blue, green or even red depending upon the nature ...more...



Racine, Wisconsin

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Racine ( rə- SEEN ) is a city in and the county seat of Racine County , Wisconsin , United States . It is located on the shore of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River . Racine is located 22 miles south of Milwaukee . As of the 2013 U.S. census, the city had a population of 78,199, making it the fifth-largest city in Wisconsin. Its median home price of $103,625 makes it one of the most affordable cities in Wisconsin to buy a home. In January 2017, it was rated "the most affordable place to live in the world" by the Demographia International Housing Affordability survey. Also in 2017, Racine was ranked the fourth worst city in America for black residents. Racine is the headquarters of a number of industries, including J. I. Case (heavy equipment), S. C. Johnson & Son (cleaning and chemical products), Dremel Corporation, Reliance Controls Corporation (time controls and transfer switches), Twin Disc , and Arthur B. Modine (Heat Exchangers). The Mitchell & Lewis Company , a wagonmaker in the ...more...

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Scottish Grand National

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Scottish Grand National 2017 Vicente Cogry Benbens Previous years 2016 Vicente Alvarado Seeyouatmidnight 2015 Wayward Prince Goonyella Benbens 2014 Al Co Godsmejudge Trustan Times 2013 Godsmejudge Big Occasion Mister Marker 2012 Merigo Auroras Encore King Fontaine 2011 Beshabar Merigo Always Right 2010-2001 2010 Merigo Gone To Lunch No Panic 2009 Hello Bud Gone To Lunch Out The Black 2008 Iris De Balme Halcon Genelardais Flintoff 2007 Hot Weld Nine De Sivola Parsons Legacy 2006 Run For Paddy Ladalko Royal Emperor 2005 Joes Edge Cornish Rebel Another Rum 2004 Grey Abbey Kerry Lads Maximize 2003 Ryalux Stormez Spendid 2002 Take Control Shotgun Willy Gunther McBride 2001 Gingembre Ad Hoc Supreme Glory 2000-1991 2000 Paris Pike Noble Lord Young Kenny 1999 Young Kenny Hollybank Buck Full of Oats 1998 Baronet Eudipe Belmont King 1997 Belmont King Samlee Baronet 1996 Moorcroft Boy General Wolfe Arthur's Minstrel 1995 Willsford Sweet Duke Lo Stregone 1994 Earth Summit Bishop's Island Superior Finish 1993 Run For Free ...more...



List of active volcanoes in the Philippines

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Active volcanoes in the Philippines , as categorized by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), include volcanoes in the country having erupted within historical times (within the last 600 years), with accounts of these eruptions documented by humans; or having erupted within the last 10,000 years ( holocene ) based on analyses of datable materials. However, there is no consensus among volcanologists on how to define an "active" volcano. As of 2012, PHIVOLCS lists 23 volcanoes as active in the Philippines, 21 of which have historical eruptions; one, Cabalian , which is strongly fumarolic volcano; and one, Leonard Kniaseff , which was active 1,800 years ago (C14). There are 50 Philippines volcanoes listed by the royal Smithsonian Institution 's Global Volcanism Program (GVP) at present, of which 20 are categorized as "historical" and 59 as "Holocene". The GVP lists volcanoes with historical, Holocene eruptions, or possibly older if strong signs of volcanism are still evident throug ...more...



International Standard Book Number

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The International Standard Book Number ( ISBN ) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book , a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007. The method of assigning an ISBN is nation-based and varies from country to country, often depending on how large the publishing industry is within a country. The initial ISBN configuration of recognition was generated in 1967 based upon the 9-digit Standard Book Numbering ( SBN ) created in 1966. The 10-digit ISBN format was developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was published in 1970 as international standard ISO 2108 (the SBN code can be converted to a ten digit ISBN by prefixing it with a zero). A book can be printed without a printed ISBN if it is printed privately or the aut ...more...



List of Logitech Racing Wheels compatible games

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This is a list of video games compatible with Logitech 's GT Force , Driving Force , Driving Force Pro , Driving Force GT , G29 , G25 , G27 , Logitech Speed Force Force Feedback Wheel for Gamecube and Logitech Wii Speed Force Wireless Wheel. Compatible games Game PC PlayStation 4 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 GameCube Wii 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker Yes N/A No Yes N/A N/A 4x4 EVO 2 ? N/A N/A ? Yes N/A American Truck Simulator Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Assetto Corsa Yes Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A Auto Modellista N/A N/A No Yes N/A N/A BeamNG Drive Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Blur No N/A No1 No N/A N/A Burnout No N/A No Yes N/A N/A Burnout 2: Point of Impact N/A N/A No Yes Yes N/A Burnout 3: Takedown N/A N/A No Yes N/A N/A Burnout Dominator N/A N/A N/A No N/A N/A Burnout Paradise Yes N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A Burnout Revenge N/A N/A No Yes N/A N/A Bus Driver Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A City Car Driving Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Colin McRae 2 Yes N/A Unknown Unknown N/A N/A Colin McRae 3 Yes N/A No Yes N/A N/A Colin McRae: Dirt Yes N ...more...



You Laughed and Laughed and Laughed

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" You Laughed and Laughed and Laughed " is a poem by Nigerian writer Gabriel Okara . One of the most popular in his oeuvre, it is a frequent feature of anthologies, such as A New Book of African Verse edited by John Reed and Clive Wake ( Heinemann African Writers Series , 1985). "The piece belongs with the best of Senghor 's nostalgic verse," wrote Michael Echeruo in a tribute to Brutus on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, "with the militancy of many of David Diop 's lyrics, and certainly with J. P. Clark 's 'Ivbie', another of my favorite African poems. Okara's poem is more relaxed than these, however, more ironic, less tortured. In some ways, of course, it is less urgent, less strident, less involved. If Clark's 'Ivbie' was complex and for good reason, You laughed, and laughed, and laughed seemed also appropriately straightforward: proud without arrogance, hurting without showing it, and blunt without rudeness." The first of Okara's poems that it was Echeruo's pleasure to read, it was also in his o ...more...



Pterois

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Lionfish have 18 venomous spines total: 2 pelvic spines, 3 anal spines, and 13 dorsal spines Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish , commonly known as lionfish , native to the Indo-Pacific . Also called zebrafish , firefish , turkeyfish , tastyfish or butterfly-cod , it is characterized by conspicuous warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins, and venomous spiky fin rays . Pterois radiata , Pterois volitans , and Pterois miles are the most commonly studied species in the genus. Pterois species are popular aquarium fish. P. volitans and P. miles are a recent and significant invasive species in the west Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and Mediterranean Sea . Species There are currently 12 recognized species in this genus: Pterois andover G. R. Allen & Erdmann , 2008 (Andover lionfish) Pterois antennata ( Bloch , 1787) (Spot-fin lionfish) Pterois brevipectoralis ( Mandritsa , 2002) Pterois cincta Rüppell , 1838 (Red Sea lionfish) Pterois lunulata Temminck & Schlegel ...more...



Constitutions of Ethiopia

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Ethiopia has had four constitutions : 1931 Constitution of Ethiopia 1955 Constitution of Ethiopia 1987 Constitution of Ethiopia 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia A proposed revision of the 1955 constitution was released in 1974, but it had no legal effect, and was soon forgotten in the events of the Ethiopian Revolution . Until the adoption of the first of these constitutions, the concepts of Ethiopian government had been codified in the Kebra Nagast (which presented the concept that the legitimacy of the Emperor of Ethiopia was based on its asserted descent from king Solomon of ancient Israel), and the Fetha Negest (a legal code used in Ethiopia at least as early as 1450 to define the rights and responsibilities of the monarch and subjects, as defined by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church ). References Edmond J. Keller, Revolutionary Ethiopia: From Empire to People's Republic (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991), p. 69 Ethiopia has had four constitutions : 1931 Constitution of Ethiopia 1955 Constitu ...more...



Our Man in Havana (film)

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Our Man in Havana is a 1959 British spy comedy film shot in CinemaScope , directed and produced by Carol Reed and starring Alec Guinness , Burl Ives , Maureen O'Hara , Ralph Richardson , Noël Coward and Ernie Kovacs . The film is adapted from the 1958 novel Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene . The film takes the action of the novel and gives it a more comedic touch. The movie marks Reed's third collaboration with Greene. Plot In pre-revolutionary Cuba , James Wormold ( Alec Guinness ), a vacuum cleaner salesman, is recruited by Hawthorne ( Noël Coward ) of the British Secret Intelligence Service to be their Havana operative. Instead of recruiting his own agents, Wormold invents agents from men he knows only by sight and sketches "plans" for a rocket-launching pad based on vacuum parts to increase his value to the service and to procure more money for himself and his expensive daughter Milly ( Jo Morrow ). Because his importance grows, he is sent a secretary, Beatrice ( Maureen O'Hara ), and a radioman from ...more...



Philip Nevill Green

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Philip Nevill Green CBE (born 12 May 1953) is a British business executive. He became Chairman of Carillion in May 2014 and has been Chairman of BakerCorp since June 2011, following the company's acquisition by the private equity firm, Permira . Green is also Chairman Designate of Williams & Glyn, the UK challenger bank that is being divested by Royal Bank of Scotland . Early life Philip Green was born on 12 May 1953. He graduated from University College of Swansea and completed an MBA at London Business School . Career From 2006 to 2011 he was executive of the United Utilities when he was succeeded by Steve Mogford , and was the chairman of the shipbroker, Clarkson . He advised the British prime minister David Cameron on issues such as corporate responsibility . In addition, he has supported several charity projects including charity Sentebale and the charity Hope Through Action . In January 2018 Carillion , a company chaired by Green, announced that the Financial Conduct Authority was investigating ...more...



List of Asian pornographic actors

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List of Asian pornographic actors refers to a listing of notable Asian pornographic actresses and actors. These people are not necessarily from Asia , but they may have a parent from any Asian country. The following list is sorted by first name. B Brandon Lee - Regarded as the first gay Asian porn star. Bunko Kanazawa - Has been called "one of the biggest AV idols in Japan." C Charmane Star Chiharu Nakai Chihiro Hara (also known as "Reira Aisaki") Chocoball Mukai Coralie Trinh Thi D Dana Vespoli E Emi Kuroda Eva Angelina Eva Lin F Felicia Tang H Hitomi Kobayashi Hitomi Kudo J Jessie Andrews K Katsuni Kaylani Lei Keni Styles Kesarin Chaichalermpol Kobe Tai L Linda Wong Loni Sanders M Maria Ozawa Marica Hase May Ling Su Mika Tan Mimi Miyagi N Naho Ozawa P Priya Anjali Rai S Saki Hatsumi Sally Yoshino Saori Hara Satine Phoenix Shay Jordan Sunny Leone T Tera Patrick Tina Yuzuki Tommy Gunn V Van Darkholme Venus Lux Y Yasmin Lee Yoshiya Minami Yuma Asami Yuri Komuro See also Wikimedia Commons has media related to P ...more...



X video extension

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The X video extension , often abbreviated as XVideo or Xv , is a video output mechanism for the X Window System . The protocol was designed by David Carver; the specification for version 2 of the protocol was written in July 1991. It is mainly used today to resize video content in the video controller hardware in order to enlarge a given video or to watch it in full screen mode. Without XVideo, X would have to do this scaling on the main CPU. That requires a considerable amount of processing power, which could slow down or degrade the video stream; video controllers are specifically designed for this kind of computation, so can do it much more cheaply. Similarly, the X video extension can have the video controller perform color space conversions, and change the contrast, brightness, and hue of a displayed video stream. In order for this to work, three things have to come together: The video controller has to provide the required functions. The device driver software for the video controller and the X display ...more...



Little Girl Blue (film)

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Little Girl Blue ( Czech : Tajnosti ) is a 2007 Czech drama film written and directed by Alice Nellis . The film was awarded "Best Film" at the Czech Lion awards for 2007. Cast Iva Bittová – Julie Karel Roden – Richard Martha Issová – Cecílie Miloslav König – Piano shopkeeper Ivan Franek – Karele References "LITTLE GIRL BLUE" . cineuropa.org . Retrieved 18 March 2014 . Nathan Southern, Rovi. "Little Girl Blue (2007)" . nytimes.com . Retrieved 18 March 2014 . Cockrell, Eddie. "Review: 'Little Girl Blue ' " . variety.com . Retrieved 18 March 2014 . "Czech Film "Little Girl Blue" at the 18th European Film Festival in India" . mzv.cz . Retrieved 18 March 2014 . External links Little Girl Blue on IMDb Little Girl Blue ( Czech : Tajnosti ) is a 2007 Czech drama film written and directed by Alice Nellis . The film was awarded "Best Film" at the Czech Lion awards for 2007. Cast Iva Bittová – Julie Karel Roden – Richard Martha Issová – Cecílie Miloslav König – Piano shopkeeper Ivan Franek – Karele References "LITTLE G ...more...



Magdalena Jalandoni

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Magdalena Gonzaga Jalandoni (May 27, 1891 in Jaro , Iloilo – September 14, 1978 in Jaro ) was a Filipino feminist writer. She is now remembered as one of the most prolific Filipino writers in the Hiligaynon language. Hailing from Western Visayas, her works are said to have left permanent and significant milestones in Philippine literature. Magdalena Jalandoni was born on May 27, 1891 to an affluent land-owning family of Gregorio Jalandoni and Francisca Gonzaga in Calle Alvarez now renamed as Calle Benedicto in the former city of Salog now Jaro, Iloilo City , a present-day district of Iloilo City. She began writing at a young age wherein she already had her poems published at the age of 12. She published her first novel Ang Mga Tunoc Sang Isa Ca Bulac (The Thorns of a Flower), which was later followed by many novels, compilations of poems and short stories. Jalandoni only wrote for publication purposes due to the male-dominated society at the time. Back then, female voices in literature were not taken seriousl ...more...



IMDb

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IMDb , formerly known as Internet Movie Database , is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017, IMDb has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Although most data is checked before going live, especially when being submitted by new users, the system has been open to errors, and some sections are even abused. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24-72 hours to appear. Users are a ...more...

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Manifest and latent functions and dysfunctions

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Manifest and latent functions are social scientific concepts first clarified for sociology by Robert K. Merton . Merton appeared interested in sharpening the conceptual tools to be employed in a functional analysis . Manifest functions are conscious, deliberate and beneficial, the latent ones the unconscious, unintended and beneficial, and dysfunctions are unconscious, unintended and harmful. While functions are intended (manifest) or unintended (latent), and have a positive effect on society , dysfunctions are unintended or unrecognized (latent) and have a negative effect on society. Functions Manifest functions are the consequences that people observe or expect. It is explicitly stated and understood by the participants in the relevant action. The manifest function of a rain dance , used as an example by Merton in his 1967 Social Theory and Social Structure , is to produce rain , and this outcome is intended and desired by people participating in the ritual. Latent functions are those that are neither re ...more...



List of GM bellhousing patterns

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The following is a list of GM bellhousing patterns . Though General Motors has manufactured many different engines , it has kept variance in the bell housing patterns to a relative minimum. Chevrolet V8 pattern This was so named because it began with Chevrolet's V8 engines. Chevrolet big-block V8s Chevrolet small-block V8s GM Vortec 4300 90° V6 GM Iron Duke RWD inline 4 (early RWD Variants, later versions may use a FWD pattern, and have two possible starter locations) Jeep with GM Iron Duke inline 4 2.5L/151 in³ (1980-1983). These use a Chrysler custom Torqueflite 904 automatic transmission with an integral Chevrolet bellhousing. Do not confuse with later AMC 2.5 L engine that uses GM small corporate pattern ( see below ). Chevrolet Inline 6 (post-1962) Chevrolet 153 Inline 4 ( Chevy II , pre- Iron-Duke - includes the Vortec 3000/181 industrial/marine crate motor) Detroit Diesel 6.2/6.5L V8 Duramax V8 Generation III V8s with modifications. These modifications include an additional bolt hole at the top of the ...more...



Gnani Sankaran

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Gnani (born 1954 as Sankaran ) is a popular writer in the Tamil language . He has also written articles under the pseudonyms Vamban, Cynic, and Nandan and is known for frank and uncompromising views on politics and culture, which he has expressed in the media for 30 years. He plays multiple roles in newspapers, magazines, plays, and films. As an editor Gnani was the editor of a Tamil magazine Dheemtharikida , which was first published in printed form and then in electronic form. Now his official website www.gnani.net launched on October 2, 2008 contains "o pakkangal" which he is currently writing on Kalki, updated everyweek. It also contains some of old dheemtharikida articles and the others he wrote on the year 2010 as well as info about all his areas of activities - theatre, video, print etc. Books Balloon (Play) Pazhaya Paper (collection of his articles) Marupadiyum (collection of his articles) Media UravugaL Samoogappaalinam: Mediavum Kalviyum keLvigaL (Interviews of cult figures between 1982–2003) Manith ...more...



Carbylamine reaction

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The carbylamine reaction , also known as Hoffman's isocyanide test is a chemical test for detection of primary amines . In this reaction, the analyte is heated with alcoholic potassium hydroxide and chloroform. If a primary amine is present, the isocyanide (carbylamine) is formed which are foul smelling substances. For example, the reaction with ethylamine: The reaction with aniline: The carbylamine test does not give a positive reaction with secondary and tertiary amines. References Carbylamine reaction The carbylamine reaction , also known as Hoffman's isocyanide test is a chemical test for detection of primary amines . In this reaction, the analyte is heated with alcoholic potassium hydroxide and chloroform. If a primary amine is present, the isocyanide (carbylamine) is formed which are foul smelling substances. For example, the reaction with ethylamine: The reaction with aniline: The carbylamine test does not give a positive reaction with secondary and tertiary amines. References Carbylamine reaction ...more...



Kusum Dola

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Kusum Dola ( Bengali : কুসুম দোলা );is an Indian Bengali show which airs on most popular Bengli Entertainment first HD channel Star Jalsha . It premiered on Star Jalsha at August 22, 2016. It is being telecasted on everyday at 7 pm. This daily soap is produced by Magic Moments Motion Pictures . It stars Madhumita Sarkar , Rishi Kaushik and Aparajita Ghosh Das in lead roles.The show is being remade in Tamil as Nenjam_Marappathillai_(TV_series) . It airs on Star Vijay starting from October 9th 2017. Plot Kusum Dola is a story of three lives, Ronojoy, Imon and Roopkatha, whose lives get changed after certain incidents. Imon, the daughter of police officer Jayanta Mukherjee lives in Sundarpur where her father is posted. But Imon is everyday stalked and teased by Gogna, a local spoilt brat. Jayanta warns Gogna against teasing his daughter. Gogna too threatens him. On the other side, Ronojoy, an IPS officer lives in Kolkata with his joint family where people have different thoughts. On a trip to Jaisalmer, Ronojoy ...more...



List of Navy SEALs

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This is a list of notable current and former members of the United States Navy SEALs and Underwater Demolition Teams . Founded in 1962, the SEALs are the U.S. Navy 's principal special operations force. The name "SEALs" represents the environments in which they operate: sea, air and land. Navy SEALs are trained and have been deployed in a wide variety of missions, including direct action , special reconnaissance , unconventional warfare , foreign internal defense , hostage rescue , counter-terrorism , and other missions. List Christopher Beck – Former DEVGRU member. After retiring Beck came out as a transgender woman in 2013, changed her name to Kristen and authored Warrior Princess. Matt Bissonnette – Former DEVGRU (Red Squadron) and Team 5 member. Authored No Easy Day He was on the Osama bin Laden raid, and fired shots into the terrorist's body as bin Laden died. Graduated BUD/S class 226. Roy Boehm – WWII veteran of Coral Sea , Bougainville , Truk , Green Island , Emeru, Saipan , Tinian and Guam . First co ...more...



Robert John

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Robert John (born Robert John Pedrick, Jr. January 3, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter perhaps best known for his 1979 hit single, " Sad Eyes ", which reached No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 . Biography John was born in Brooklyn , New York . Under the name of Bobby Pedrick, Jr., he first hit the pop chart in 1958 when he was only 12 years old with "White Bucks and Saddle Shoes" written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman . As the lead singer of Bobby & The Consoles, he had the minor 1963 hit entitled "My Jelly Bean" on Diamond Records. By 1965, he had changed his name and signed with MGM records for two ill fated singles. In 1967, he signed a contract with Columbia records and released a string of singles with help from writing partner Mike Gately. After a short tenure from 1970-1971 with Herb Alpert's A&M Records , 1971 brought his next hit, a cover version of The Tokens ' 1961 hit, " The Lion Sleeps Tonight ", which climbed to No. 3 in 1972, selling over one million copies and receiving a gold di ...more...



Nora Mørk

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Nora Mørk (born 5 April 1991) is a Norwegian handball player for Győri Audi ETO KC and the Norwegian national team . She made her debut on the Norwegian national team 21 September 2010. She is a twin sister of Thea Mørk . Achievements Olympic Games : Bronze Medalist: 2016 World Championship : Winner: 2015 Silver Medalist: 2017 European Championship : Winner: 2010, 2014, 2016 Junior World Championship : Winner: 2010 Junior European Championship : Winner: 2009 EHF Champions League : Winner: 2010/2011 , 2016/2017 Norwegian Championship : Winner: 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016 Norwegian Cup : Winner: 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 Hungarian Championship : Winner: 2016/2017 Individual awards All-Star Right Back of the European Youth Championship: 2007 All-Star Right Back of the U18 European Open: 2008 NISO Best Young Player of the Year: 2008 All-Star Right Back of Eliteserien: 2008/2009 Best Rookie of Eliteserien: 2008/2009 All-Star Right Back of the Junior European Championship: 2009 Most Val ...more...



Shawn Eckhardt

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Tonya Maxene Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American former figure skater who also boxed professionally after her skating career ended. She was the 1991 U.S. champion and 1991 World Championship silver medallist . Harding was also a two-time Olympian and a two-time Skate America Champion. She was the first woman to successfully execute two triple Axels in a single competition, and the first to complete a triple Axel in combination with a double toe loop. In 1994 she was banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association after pleading guilty to hindering the prosecution following the attack on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan . Harding is the subject of the 2017 biographical movie I, Tonya . Early life Ice Chalet at Portland's Lloyd Center , where Harding began skating at age three Tonya Harding was born on November 12, 1970 in Portland, Oregon , to LaVona Golden (b. 1940) and Alan Harding (1933–2009). Harding was raised in Portland, and began skating at age three. As a youth, Harding also hun ...more...



Perman (manga)

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Perman ( パーマン Pāman) , by Fujiko Fujio , is a Japanese manga and anime about a clumsy boy, Mitsuo Suwa, who is chosen to apprentice to a powerful superhero . Although created as a parody of Superman (the name "Perman" is based on "Superman" without the "Su"), the character's creators appear to have distanced themselves from this origin story. In the comic-essay "Passionate Days of Perman" (PARマンの情熱的な日々), Fujiko F. Fujio claims the name is actually a reference to the "par" concept in golf. In addition, due to copyright concerns, the name of Mitsuo's boss was later changed from "Superman" to "Birdman". It is also a comic series in Ninja Hattori ; Kenichi really enjoys reading them. The first series was serialized in Shōnen Sunday and other magazines from 1967 to 1968, and the second was serialized in CoroCoro Comic from 1983 to 1986. The first anime series was first produced in black and white in 1967. It was remade in color in 1983 and films were released in 1983, 1984, 1985, 2003 and 2004 along with Doraemon ...more...

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Simpson's Rules (Ship Stability)

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Simpson's rules are a set of rules used in Ship Stability and naval architecture , to calculate the areas and volumes of irregular figures. Simpson's First Rule Simpson's 1st rule Also known as the 1-4-1 rule (after the multipliers used ). A r e a = h 3 ( a + 4 b + c ) {\displaystyle Area={\frac {h}{3}}(a+4b+c)} Simpson's 2nd rule Also known as the 1-3-3-1 rule, Simpson's second rule is a simplified version of Simpson's 3/8 rule . A r e a = 3 h 8 ( a + 3 b + 3 c + d ) {\displaystyle Area={\frac {3h}{8}}(a+3b+3c+d)} Simpson's Second Rule Simpson's 3rd rule Also known as the 5 - 8 -1 rule A r e a = h 12 ( 5 a + 8 b − c ) {\displaystyle Area={\frac {h}{12}}(5a+8b-c)} Use of Simpsons rules Simpson's rules are used to calculate the volume of lifeboats , and by surveyors to calculate the volume of sludge in a ship's oil tanks. For instance, in the latter, Simpson's 3rd rule is used to find the volume between two co-ordinates. To calculate the entire area / volume, Simpson's first rule is used. References Ship stab ...more...



Vehicle registration plates of Oman

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Vehicle registration plates of Oman started in 1970. The current version started in 2001. Vehicle types (new plates) There are several type of plates in Oman as flowing: (Private / Taxi / Commercial / learn driving/ government / political body / Authority Consulate / UN / Tractor / Bicycle mechanism / export / checking / rental) Vehicle types Type Example Meaning Private yellow = private vehicle Taxi red = non-private vehicle Main district codes (for old plates ) The style is 9999 X(X(X)) with Arabic numbers followed with letters. X is district registered to: Old Registration plate from Oman Letter(s) District A Musqat B Batinah D Dhahira J Junabiah M Musandam MCT Musqat Capital Town SH Sharqiya References http://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/AS_OMAN.html Vehicle registration plates of Oman started in 1970. The current version started in 2001. Vehicle types (new plates) There are several type of plates in Oman as flowing: (Private / Taxi / Commercial / learn driving/ government / political body / Authority ...more...



Jessica Holmes

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Jessica Holmes (born August 29, 1973) is a Canadian comedian and actress . She is best known for her work with the Royal Canadian Air Farce , which she joined in 2003, after starring in her own show, The Holmes Show in 2002. She is married to actor Scott Yaphe . Holmes attended Canterbury High School in Ottawa followed by Ryerson University in Toronto . For one season, Holmes hosted her own show, The Holmes Show . She also appeared on XPM and History Bites . Holmes is the daughter of a feminist mother and a Mormon father. She joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) at age 19; beginning at age 21, for 18 months she was a Mormon missionary in Venezuela . She is no longer a member of the LDS Church. In her comedy, she parodies right wing Christian fundamentalists through her character, Candy Anderson Henderson. She also parodies this by appearing as Sister Bessy, a nun with a thick Scottish accent who comments on politics. On both The Holmes Show and Air Farce, she has performed caric ...more...




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