Agnews at London Art Week 2017   

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Theodoor Rombouts (Antwerp 1597–1637 Antwerp), Card Players in an InteriorOil on canvas (Signed lower right: T. ROMBOVTS), 147 x 186 cm© 2017 London Art Week

ProvenanceBaron Corneille Osy de Zegwart (1757–1831); and by descent to Jean Osy de Zegwart (1792– 1866). And by descent to Baron Edouard Osy de Zegwart (1832–1900), governor of Antwerp. And by descent to Baroness Osy de Zegwart and by descent in her family until 2014.

NoteTheodoor Rombouts was the primary exponent of Flemish Caravaggism, a brief but important artistic phenomenon that peaked in the 1620s. Born in Antwerp in 1597, the history and genre painter is best known for his large-scale secular works depicting merry companies, music scenes and card-playing characters in compact compositions. His half-length figures, firmly modelled and always lively, wear theatrical costumes and are set in chiaroscuro lighting typical of the Flemish Caravaggisti, also known as the Antwerp Tenebrosi. The artist began as a pupil of François van Lanckvelt in 1608 and then studied under Abraham Janssens (c.1575–1632), whose influence is evident throughout his career. Sometime after drafting his last will and testament in 1616 Rombouts left for Rome where he quickly embraced the style of Caravaggio (1571–1610) and Bartolomeo Manfredi (1582–1622). There is little known about his time in Italy but the documentation that does exist places the artist in the Roman parish of Sant'Andrea delle Fratte in 1620, which means that Dirck van Baburen (c.1592/93–1624), David de Haen (1585–1622) and Manfredi were living nearby. Enticed by the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Rombouts also probably worked in Florence. Rombouts returned to his native city in 1625; he became a master in the painters' guild and a dean of the guild from 1629 to 1630. In 1627 he married Anna van Thielen, the sister of one of his pupils, flower painter Jan Philip van Thielen (1618–1667). The couple welcomed the birth of their daughter, Anna Maria, the following year. The successful artist painted mostly for private clients and for the open market but he also executed some altarpieces, with most commissions coming from Ghent. Though best known for his work in the Caravaggesque idiom, Rombouts's artistic development after returning to Antwerp followed popular taste. As the fashionable interest in Caravaggism began to wane after 1630, the savvy artist moved in the direction of Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) and Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), towards greater refinement in his palette and surfaces. According to Leonard J. Slatkes, Rombouts's works were always only superficially Caravaggesque and were more profoundly shaped by the influences of his many Flemish baroque contemporaries.1 Little is known of his Antwerp workshop but his pupils included Nicolaas van Eyck (1617–1679), Jan Philip van Thielen and Paulus Robyns. Near the end of his life he attempted to replicate a house and studio in imitation of Rubens. The costly endeavour apparently incurred heavy debts, which he never had the opportunity to resolve due to his untimely death in 1637. The present work, Card Players in an Interior, belongs among the finest and most representative works of Rombouts's Caravaggesque genre scenes. Recalling Manfredi's merry company pictures, there is a marked sense of monumentality to the five figures that are arranged around a carpeted table, engaged in a game of cards. The individuals are realistic and expressive; the scene appears convincingly spontaneous and natural. Rombouts introduces repoussoir figures that confront the viewer and direct attention to the central bearded figure who stares down at his hand of cards, presumably a self-portrait. Rombouts also included a portrait of his wife, Anna, in the hatted figure seated beside him. The inclusion of self-portraits and portraits of family members was not unusual in Dutch and Flemish genre painting, despite the potentially negative associations of moralising subjects. Card playing was perceived as a time-waster at best and, at worst, was associated with any number of disreputable behaviours. Though no alcohol is depicted, coins are strewn about the table: a reference to the ‘unwholesome' activity of gambling. Portraits of Rombouts, his wife and even his young daughter can be seen in another of his works, The Backgammon Players, at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh (fig. 1), in which the lavishly dressed soldier bears the artist's likeness. This comparison not only confirms the identities of the Theodoor and Anna in our picture but also helps to date it. The Backgammon Players, painted in 1634, demonstrates Rombouts's move away from Caravaggism towards the prevailing baroque style as it evolved in Antwerp. Unlike our picture, the Raleigh composition is set in a deeper space with vaguely classicising figures. The palette is brighter, the lighting more diffuse and the costumes more sophisticated. The luxurious shimmering fabrics speak of the direct influence of Rubens and Van Dyck. Our Card Players was certainly produced earlier when Rombouts was still painting under the influence of Roman Caravaggism, adeptly applying chiaroscuro and local colour to his rustically expressive scenes.

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Matthias Stomer (c.1600–after 1652), The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomewcirca 1630-5. Oil on canvas, 44 x 62 in. (111.8 x 157.5 cm.) © 2017 London Art Week

Note: Matthias Stomer ranks among the most important and prolific Netherlandish masters of the seventeenth century who were active in Italy. This talented painter was among the last of the famed Dutch Caravaggisti. Although Stomer's birthplace cannot be documented with any certainty, the name Stom is of Southern Netherlandish (Flemish) derivation and it is possible that he emigrated from this region, like so many of his countrymen, to the Dutch Republic. Here he might have received his artistic training in Utrecht or possibly Amersfoort. The influence of Dutch painters from both those towns in terms of style and subject matter is readily detectable in his earliest work, in particular the influence of the prominent Utrecht painter, Gerrit van Honthorst, as well as that of Hendrick ter Brugghen, Joachim Wtewael or the venerable Abraham Bloemaert. In 1630 Stomer travelled to Rome and stayed there until around 1635. Our picture, The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew, was painted during this Roman period and is an important picture within his overall oeuvre. Saint Bartholomew is traditionally identified as one of Christ's original twelve apostles. After the Resurrection, Bartholomew is believed to have preached the gospel in India and Armenia. In the latter region, he was flayed alive and then hung upside down for refusing to worship idols. In Stomer's dramatic canvas, the doomed saint is posed frontally in half-length. He is stripped to his loincloth and one of the executioners has already begun his grisly task. Stomer has added the remarkable motif of a figure in a striking terracotta-coloured robe at the far left, perhaps a pagan priest, who holds a golden statuette of Minerva before the elderly saint, thereby contextualising the immediate cause of his martyrdom. Stomer was probably familiar with a picture of the saint's martyrdom painted in Rome by the French Caravaggist Valentin de Boulogne, datable to c.1616.

Thos. Agnew & Sons was established in 1817 and has since held a preeminent position in the world of Old Master paintings. One of London's leading art dealerships, the new Agnews, celebrating its 200th year under a new and dynamic ownership, are active participants in all areas of the market, from the 15th to the 20th century. Our selection appeals to a cross-section of buyers, with a broad range of genres, subjects, price ranges, and periods. We work with established collectors and curators to refine existing collections, while simultaneously introducing a new audience to the pleasures and satisfaction of collecting.

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Address of Exhibition: 6 St.James's Place, London, SW1A 1NP

London Art Week, 30 June – 7 July 2017


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          Calton Hill   

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Calton Hill

City of Edinburgh view from Dugald Stewart Monument on Calton Hill.


          View of the skyline of Hollywood Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA   

Jorge Marco Molina posted a photo:

View of the skyline of Hollywood Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA

Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The average temperature is between 68 and 83 degrees. As of July 1, 2015 Hollywood has a population of 149,728. Founded in 1925, the city grew rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s, and is now the twelfth largest city in Florida. Hollywood is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.


Joseph W. Young founded the city in 1925. He dreamed of building a motion picture colony on the East Coast of the United States and named the town after Hollywood, California. Young bought up thousands of acres of land around 1920, and named his new town "Hollywood by the Sea" to distinguish it from his other real estate venture, "Hollywood in the Hills", in New York


Young had a vision of having lakes, golf courses, a luxury beach hotel, country clubs, and a main street, Hollywood Boulevard. After the 1926 Miami hurricane, Hollywood was severely damaged; local newspapers reported that Hollywood was second only to Miami in losses from the storm. Following upon Young's death in 1934, the city encountered more terrific hurricanes and not only that, but the stock market crashed with personal financial misfortunes. It felt as though the city was tumbling slowly piece by piece with all of those tragic events taking place.


Hollywood is a planned city. On Hollywood Boulevard is the Mediterranean-style Joseph Young Mansion, built around 1921, making it one of the oldest houses in Hollywood.


Credit for the data above is given to the following website:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood,_Florida


          Upward view of Toyama City Library (富山市立図書館)   

christinayan01 posted a photo:

Upward view of Toyama City Library (富山市立図書館)

Nobody in space at the moment, I got a chance to shoot.
人がいないと落ち着きがあっていいです。
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TOYAMA Kirari (TOYAMAキラリ).
Architect : Kengo Kuma & Associates (設計:RIA、隈研吾、三四五JV).
Contractor : Shimizu Corporation (施工:清水建設、佐藤工業JV).
Completed : May 2013 (竣工:2013年5月).
Structured : Steel frames (構造:鉄骨造).
Costs : $ million (総工費:約億円).
Use : Library, Art museum (用途:美術館、図書館).
Height : 187 ft (高さ:57m).
Floor : 10 (階数:地上10階、地下1階).
Floor area : 288,386 sq.ft. (延床面積:26,792.82㎡).
Building area : 36,834 sq.ft. (建築面積:3,422.97㎡).
Site area : 44,605 sq.ft. (敷地面積:4,144.67㎡).
Location : 5-1 Nishicho, Toyama City, Toyama, Japan (所在地:日本国富山県富山市西町5-1).
Referenced :
toyama-glass-art-museum.jp/about/architecture/
www.shimz.co.jp/tw/works/03aca/jp_cul_201504_toyama.html
www.japan-architect.co.jp/jp/works/index.php?book_cd=1016...


          Mike Leach Says He Was 'Cheated out of' Contract Salary at Texas Tech   

Former Texas Tech Red Raiders head coach Mike Leach told USA Today's Brent Schrotenboer he still harbors resentment toward his ex-employer because he believes he was "cheated out" of portions of his salary.

Leach, who is now the head coach for the Washington State Cougars, claimed Texas Tech owes him $2.5 million following his firing in 2009 for allegedly mistreating Adam James after he suffered a concussion. 

"This thing won’t really go away," Leach said. "And it’ll never go away until this thing is settled. And it should be settled, because why should the future generation bear the black eye and the cloud that their university cheated their most successful coach in history? And why should I bear that, some of the 10 most productive years of my career? I was cheated out of my salary, and all the great memories that I, fans, players and coaches had, are diminished."

Leach was fired eight years ago after he allegedly told a team trainer to take James, who could not practice because of a head injury, "to the darkest place, to clean out the equipment and to make sure that he could not sit or lean," according to ESPN.com

However, as Schrotenboer noted, allegations levied against Leach were never substantiated. 

"I didn’t lock Adam James anywhere. I didn’t tell Adam James to go anywhere," Leach said. "I told the trainer to get him off the field."

Leach proceeded to sue Texas Tech for damages, but lost and was later denied an appeal at the state Supreme Court level in 2012. A year earlier, an Appellate Court ruled in Texas Tech's favor after Leach filed a wrongful termination suit. 

Read more Texas Tech Football news on BleacherReport.com


          Merry-Go-Round   

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Merry-Go-Round

I can hardly believe the speed with which life keeps unfolding. It's already one month since I returned from Tokyo. Anyway, it is a joy to remember it all and I look forward to return (hopefully soon).

Wishing you all a wonderful upcoming weekend!


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Zastanawiasz się co wybrać z kategorii Smartfony do 600 zł? Najlepszy proponowany produkt to Huawei Ascend G620s Czarny w cenie od 525.03 zł. Jest to sprzęt, który cieszy się największym zainteresowaniem użytkowników porównywarki cenowej Ceneo.pl. Jaki inny produkt w temacie Smartfony do 600 zł możemy polecić? Drugie miejsce w rankingu przypadło Huawei Honor 4C (Cherry […]
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Zastanawiasz się co wybrać z kategorii Smartfony do 800 zł? Najlepszy proponowany produkt to SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 SM-A300 Złoty w cenie od 779 zł. Jest to sprzęt, który cieszy się największym zainteresowaniem użytkowników porównywarki cenowej Ceneo.pl. Jaki inny produkt w temacie Smartphone do 800 zł możemy polecić? Drugie miejsce w rankingu przypadło ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL […]
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          Philippine top cop says police try to save lives of drugs war victims   
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' police chief on Friday stood by anti-narcotics officers and rejected a Reuters investigation that pointed to a pattern of police sending corpses of drug suspects to hospitals to destroy crime scene evidence and hide executions.

          Alienware 17 R4 2017 Gaming Laptop Review and more   
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          Swarming the Skies   

As the drone industry continues to evolve, researchers and manufacturers are constantly looking for more cost effective, efficient ways to employ these systems in commercial applications—and that includes employing swarms.

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          Zusammenfassung des Guild Chat-Livestreams: PvP-Updates   

Am vergangenen Freitag fand eine neue Ausgabe des Entwickler Livestreams Guild Chat mit Rubi Bayer statt. Zu Gast waren unter anderem die Entwickler Ben Phongluangtham und Hugh Grant. Inhaltlich ging es um das Thema PvP-Update und dabei besonders um die automatisierten Turniere. Zu diesem Guild Chat wurde nun in einem Blogpost eine offizielle Zusammenfassung veröffentlicht. Am …

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          The Winners of the 2017 iPhone Photography Awards   

We’ve all seen the “Shot on iPhone” ads splashed across billboards while we’re driving, in which incredible photographs captured with iPhones are shared. Each makes you question whether you’re actually using the same phone as the photographer. If you want to question your skills further, check these out. These are the winners of the 2017 […]
       

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          Amber Necklace, Baltic Amber on Sterling Silver - "Firestar" by CircesHouse on Etsy by CircesHouse   

49.50 USD

"Firestar." This GORGEOUS!! necklace features a spectacular pendant of Baltic amber and sterling silver. This pendant adorns a sterling silver chain accented with amber and hessonite garnet rondelles.

This amber is absolutely magnificent, a delicious deep orange with scintillant flecks within. This necklace blazes with color, and exudes a warm, joyful energy that will make you happy whenever you look at it. This is a one-of-a-kind necklace with symbolism as lovely as its looks--amber is known as a stone of protection and optimism. This would be a beautiful and thoughtful gift for anyone you care about, including yourself.

The amber pendant is about an inch and a half long. The necklace is about 17 inches long, but we're happy to change that if you like: just let us know via the "message to seller" box during checkout. All metal is sterling silver.

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          Aqua Chalcedony Necklace on Sterling Silver - "Sargasso" by CircesHouse on Etsy by CircesHouse   

34.50 USD

"Sargasso." This lovely necklace features a gorgeous aqua chalcedony teardrop accented with an aqua chalcedony rondelle and hanging on a sterling silver chain.

The color of this chalcedony is so luscious; a delicious aqua that reminds us of warm tropical lagoons. The bright sterling silver complement the color of the chalcedony perfectly. The simple, feminine design of this piece makes it as versatile as it is lovely. Chalcedony is a stone of protection, and is said to ward off negative emotions.

The chalcedony pendant is about an inch long, including the wire wrapping and bail. See picture #4 for a size reference (the necklace in my hand with a dime to show scale). The necklace itself is about 17 inches long, but we can adjust that if you like; just let us know in the 'message to seller' box when you order. All metal is sterling silver, including the lobster claw clasp.

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          Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris   

Letra y acordes de Baby

(Lyric and music by Christopher Stewart, Terius Nash, Christopher Bridges, Christina Milian)
Intro
MIb     DOm   LAb            SIb
Ouoh... ah... Ouoh... ah... Ouoh...

                   MIb
You know you love me, I know you care
                 DOm
Just shout whenever, and I'll be there
                      LAb
You want my love, you want my heart
                     SIb
And we will never, ever, ever be apart.

                    MIb  
Are we an item? Girl, quit playing
           DOm
We're just friends, what are you saying?
                      LAb
Say there's another and look right in my eyes
                 SIb
My first love broke my heart for the first time.

                           MIb
And I'm was like, baby, baby, baby no
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
             LAb
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
SIb
I thought you'd always be mine, mine.
MIb
Baby, baby, baby no
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
              LAb
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
 SIb
I thought you'd always be mine.

          MIb
For you, I would have done whatever
            DOm
And I just can't believe we ain't together
                        LAb
And I'm gotta play it cool, `cause I'm losing you
                       SIb
I'll buy you anything, I'll buy you any ring
                        MIb
`Cause I'm in pieces, baby fix me
           DOm
Just shake `til you wake me from this bad dream
       LAb
I'm goin' down, down, down
                 SIb
And I just can't believe my first love won't be around.

                           MIb
And I'm was like, baby, baby, baby no
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
             LAb
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
SIb
I thought you'd always be mine, mine.
MIb
Baby, baby, baby no
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
              LAb
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
SIb
I thought you'd always be mine.

MIb
When I was 13, I had my first love
 DOm
There was nobody that compared to my baby
And nobody came between us who could ever come above
LAb
She had me going crazy, oh I was starstruck
SIb
She woke me up daily, don't need no Starbucks
MIb
She made my heart pound
I skip a beat when I see her in the street
     DOm
And at school on the playground
But I really wanna see her on a weekend
  LAb  
She know she got me dazin' 'cause she was so amazin'
SIb
And now my heart is breakin' but I just keep on sayin'

MIb
Baby, baby, baby ouh
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
             LAb 
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
SIb
I thought you'd always be mine, mine.

MIb
Baby, baby, baby ouh
            DOm
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
             LAb 
I'm like baby, baby, baby no
SIb
I thought you'd always be mine, mine.

MIb
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
                      DOm 
Now I'm all gone, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
                       LAb      
Now I'm all gone, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
           SIb
I'm gone. gone, gone, gone...
          MIb     LAb/MIb     MIb
I'm gone.
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          Angela Merkel continues to push towards European leadership of the West and away from the UK and USA   
  Angela Merkel COGwriter The German press reported the following: G20: Angela Merkel sketches vision of France-German led Europe Germany is reorienting itself away from the US and the UK and toward France. Chancellor Merkel made that abundantly clear in a major speech to parliament about the EU’s future and next week’s G20 summit in […]
          'Alarming' rat lungworm parasite spreading through Florida, researchers warn   
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          Female teachers having sex with students: Double standards, lack of awareness   
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          Sta 90 91 92 Alert WARMINSTER page received at 18:48:05 on 06/30/17   
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          Rzeszów: komenda PSP ma nowe defibrylatory   
Wyposażenie Komendy Wojewódzkiej Państwowej Straży Pożarnej w Rzeszowie zwiększyło się o 16 sztuk defibrylatorów LIFEPAK1000. Urządzenia te, dzięki pancernej konstrukcji, są odporne na trudne warunki zewnętrzne (wstrząsy, upadki, wilgotność).
          June 30th, 2017 - Hour 3   
Bob and Tom talk to John Clayton about various topics. Among them they discuss whether Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needs to get a new contract before the season starts. What's the possibility of HOF Brett Favre coming back as a coach? And how will Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's new diet help him out coming into the 2017 NFL season? Then on the 'Eavesdrop' Bob and Tom talk about Mariners pitcher Edwin Diaz on his status in his closer role spot moving forward.
          Urgent response needed to tackle rise in online fraud, watchdog warns   
Almost two million cyber-related fraud incidents were estimated to have taken place in a year.
          TSR Watermark Image Software - FREE 3.5.8.1   
Batch photo watermarking software, protect your images with 3D watermark & l
          Comment on iOS 10.3.2 Jailbreak Tool Update Available with New Details by newbruclass   
As long as these companies especially Pangu are not declaring on releasing jailbreak tools publicly, there will be no jailbreak tools and that in turn means jailbreaking is considered dead technically. And if no one is declaring to release said jailbreak tools, then that is still considered dead. Thus, until real and TRUTHFUL announcements are made especially by still silent Pangu which many people are still delusional of, R.I.P. to those users who are on 10.2.1 and so onwards. The last chance was 10.2 and Yalu102 despite its Semi-Untethered status.
          Joyfax Server 10.97.0630   
Network fax software allows you to send and receive fax, FoIP supported
          Warszawa: w metrze zmarł mężczyzna, defibrylator nie zadziałał   
Na peronie stacji metra Wierzbno zasłabł starszy mężczyzna. Pasażerowie próbowali go reanimować, ale nie zadziałał defibrylator. Świadek wydarzenia twierdzi, że pracownik metra nie udzielił pierwszej pomocy wyjaśniając, że nie potrafi. Mężczyzna zmarł.
          (بدون عنوان)   

          2 siblings charged for corruption offences involving S$2.2m in bribes   

SINGAPORE: Two Singaporean siblings were on Thursday charged in court for corruption and bribery offences involving a sum of about S$2.2 million. Judy Teo Suya Bik, 65, is accused of receiving about S$2.2 million in Shanghai as a reward for helping two transportation companies secure contracts with the company her brother worked at, and then getting her brother to buy her a flat with part of the money.


          (بدون عنوان)   

 


          These photos could be the best images shot with an iPhone this year   

The iPhone is now a decade old - and the iPhone Photography Awards continue to prove that small cameras can still pack a pretty big punch. This week, the IPPAWARDS announced the winners for the tenth annual global competition.


          BREAKING NEWS: Sepasang Kekasih Bandar Sabu-Sabu Dibekuk di Jalan Padat Karya Gang Masjid Rajabasa Raya   
Jejamo.com, Bandar Lampung – Aparat Polsekta Kedaton berhasil membekuk sepasang kekasih yang menjadi bandar narkoba jenis narkoba sabu-sabu, Sabtu malam, 29/4/2017. Penangkapan terhadap kedua pelaku ini merupakan bagian dari razia Anti Narkotika (Antik) 2017. Kedua pelaku yaitu Ratih Venny Lestari alias Dian (22) warga Desa Banjar Agung, Kecamatan Jatiagung, Lampung Selatan; dan Rizki Andriansyah Melintang […]

          Comment on Danar Hadi Museum -The Place to Learn Historical of Batik Through The Ages  by Harold's   
Aww thankyou for stopping by, so glad you plan on it, looking forward for reading your experiences when visit My country and other countries I’m glad you liked my post so I could see yours.
          (بدون عنوان)   

 

 

TV-Serie / Webserie, American Horror Story (Serie).


          Amazon lädt zum Prime Day am 11. Juli: Bereits jetzt könnt ihr sparen   
Amazon lädt am 11. Juli zum Prime Day. Über 24 Stunden lang warten dann exklusive Angebote auf Prime-Abonnenten. Bereits jetzt können Prime-Nutzer kräftig sparen - etwa beim Streaming-Dienst Amazon Music Unlimited. Dieser Artikel wurde einsortiert unter Amazon, Amazon Prime, Amazon-Angebote.

          Für alle zugänglich: Betatest von macOS High Sierra gestartet   
Wer bereits jetzt schon einen ausführlichen Blick auf Apples kommendes Betriebssystem macOS High Sierra werfen möchte, erhält mit der Beta-Version jetzt die Möglichkeit dazu. Die Software steht ab sofort zum Download bereit. Dieser Artikel wurde einsortiert unter Apple, Apple Siri, Betriebssysteme, Apple MacBook Pro (2016), macOS High Sierra.

          Sense8: Abgesetzte Netflix-Serie wird doch fortgesetzt!   
Die Absetzung von Sense8 war für viele Fans ein Schock. Sofort gingen bei Netflix zahlreiche Anrufe, E-Mails und Briefe ein, selbst die Kommentarfelder auf Facebook und Twitter wurden überflutet von Aufrufen, Sense8 doch fortzusetzen. Nun meldete sich Produzentin Lana Wachowski mit guten Neuigkeiten. Dieser Artikel wurde einsortiert unter TV-Serie / Webserie, Sense 8 (TV-Serie).

          Thom Abraham Show Hour 2 (Josh Ward) 6-30-17 TonyMac   
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          0,20€ Cashback auf Mineralwasser Still, medium oder prickelnd bei Reebate (Gewinn möglich)   
Autor: 0alex0

@Hans99: Bei mir ging's reibungslos, gegen 17 Uhr vom Einkauf zurück, Rechnung aktualisiert und wenige Sekunden später war die Gutschrift drauf.

          Commentary: Truly honoring our veterans   

Imagine a scenario in which a candidate for U.S. Senate urges people to boycott the largest city in his or her state. That’s what retired U.S. Air Force Col. Rob Maness, who twice lost races for the Senate, did last week by suggesting in a radio interview that American veterans avoid New Orleans in response to the removal of four Confederate-
era statues.

Speaking on the syndicated Lars Larson Show, Maness said veterans should stay away from New Orleans, including those set to attend the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) 118th annual convention here next month.…
          Webasto Roof Systems Americas CFO Philipp Schramm, PhD, Recognized as 2017 Workforce Game Changer   

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Workforce magazine awarded Dr. Philipp Schramm, CFO, VP of Human Resources and IT for Webasto Roof Systems Americas, the 2017 Workforce Game Changers award for workplace leadership. Webasto is the market leader for sunroofs, panorama...



          MAGLITE Declares July "National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month"   

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MAGLITE wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the "vacation months" – July through October – which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated...



          Kostenlose Tasche von dm   
Autor: wolfi47

Abwarten, ob ich auch was im Briefkasten hab...

          Wardrobe Specialist - Suzanne's - Dawson Creek, BC   
Go above and beyond to meet the needs of your guests and out of your way to support team members at all times. Wardrobe Specialist Suzanne’s & Jenny's....
From Suzanne's - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:58:16 GMT - View all Dawson Creek, BC jobs
          Kostenlose Tasche von dm   
Autor: ulli88

@Couponking: dann heißt es wohl noch ein paar Tage abwarten ob noch was kommt ;-) die payback Karte hab ich schon ein paar Jahre ;-) aber die 10fach Punkte für DM sind auch nicht schlecht

          Innovation Specialist -Tisdale, Sask - BASF: Canada - Saskatchewan   
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. We create chemistry through the power of connected minds....
From BASF - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:53:56 GMT - View all Saskatchewan jobs
          Software QA Analyst - Eaton - Quebec   
We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are....
From Eaton - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:04:28 GMT - View all Quebec jobs
          Xhoixobote Dhemalite shines at Hollywood fest   
GUWAHATI, June 30 - An Assamese film by writer-director Bidyut Kotoky, Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) won the Best Foreign Film Award at the Hollywood International Cinefest 2017 announced today.
          Kostenlose Tasche von dm   
Autor: Couponking

@ulli88: War in einem Briefumschlag von dm Payback und ein 10-fach Coupon von Payback für dm war auch da drin. Wenn du eine Paybackkarte hast, dürftest du den Coupon auch erhalten.

          6-30 Ted Ramey Show Hour 3   
Ted sit's down with Jason Petros to talk craft brews over the 4th of July Weekend. Ric Bucher also joins the program to go around NBA free agency, and the Warriors that are on the open market. Ted and Jimbo also bounce into the weekend Remix with a Cuban Coach Crisis.
          Kostenlose Tasche von dm   
Autor: ulli88

Kam der mit der richtigen post oder war der als extra Zettel in der Zeitung? Wir hatten nämlich letztes Wochenende einen Gutschein für gratis Seife zwischen den Werbezeitungen ...

          Governor's call to celebrate Van Mahotsava   
GUWAHATI, June 30 - Governor Banwarilal Purohit has appealed to the people of Assam to celebrate Van Mahotsava and take a resolute step to increase the green coverage of the State to contribute towards a balanced environment.
          Farewell to 9 Tribune employees    
GUWAHATI, June 30 - Nine employees of the Assam Tribune Group of Publications who have retired from different sections of the establishment, were today accorded a warm farewell and felicitation by the Assam Tribune Employees' Union (ATEU).
          Tragiczny wypadek na Mazurach. Utonęła 35-letnia kobieta   

Tragiczny wypadek na Mazurach. Utonęła 35-letnia kobietaJedna osoba poniosła śmierć w wypadku na Jeziorze Bocznym na Mazurach. Ofiarą jest 35-letnia kobieta z Warszawy.



          Pobicie profesora UW w tramwaju. Jest prawomocny wyrok   

Pobicie profesora UW w tramwaju. Jest prawomocny wyrokPrawomocny jest już wyrok 10 miesięcy więzienia dla Piotra R., który jesienią zeszłego roku w tramwaju pobił profesora Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego Jerzego Kochanowskiego, który rozmawiał po niemiecku z profesorem z Jeny. Stołeczny sąd okręgowy utrzymał taki wyrok sądu I instancji.



          Kradli wojskowe wyposażenie. 12 osób zatrzymanych przez ŻW   

Kradli wojskowe wyposażenie. 12 osób zatrzymanych przez ŻW12 osób kradnących umundurowanie i żołnierskie wyposażenie z jednostek zatrzymali funkcjonariusze Żandarmerii Wojskowej. To efekt śledztwa prowadzonego przez warszawską Prokuraturę Okręgową w sprawie grupy przestępczej złożonej z żołnierzy i cywilów.



          Purohit addresses seminar on environment   
SHILLONG, June 30 - Meghalaya Governor Banwarilal Purohit today said that rural communities in Meghalaya have put in more efforts in conservation than the State.
          Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley wins Board of the Year, Pinnacle Awards at National Conference   

BBBSLV RECEIVES BOARD OF THE YEAR AND PINNACLE AWARDS AT BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Local affiliate is one of seven out of 300 affiliates nationwide to achieve GoldClick here to read more...

The post Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley wins Board of the Year, Pinnacle Awards at National Conference appeared first on The Valley Ledger | Its All About The Lehigh Valley.


          6-30 Ric Bucher breaks down who will stay and who will go for the Dubs in free agency   
Ted and Ric go around the madness that is about to pop off in NBA free agency, and will the Warriors be able to re-sign Andre Iguodala and Shawn Livingston?
          United Airlines Offering Immigrants Special Flights That Circle U.S. Awaiting Gaps In Travel Ban   

CHICAGO—In response to the executive order restricting entry to the United States from six majority-Muslim nations, United Airlines announced Friday that the carrier will offer immigrants and refugees special flights that continuously circle the country until gaps in the travel ban allow them to land. “We’re excited to offer numerous daily flights from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Somalia, and Sudan to a perpetual holding pattern above the Atlantic Ocean, where international travelers can enjoy a relaxing journey while waiting for a federal court to temporarily suspend the ban,” said United spokesman Karen Jennings, adding that customers attempting to flee their war-torn native countries or just visit their American relatives will be offered onboard meals and a wide array of in-flight entertainment options throughout the voyage up and down the eastern coastline, which may last anywhere from one week to several years depending on the specific terms of the ...


          Camp Counselor Assigning Kids To Horses Like Wise Town Matchmaker Presiding Over Marriage   

POLAND, ME—Studying the youngsters in front of the stable as if she alone possessed the insight into who belonged with whom, Rockbrook Camp counselor Melissa Burke, 19, reportedly assigned kids to horses in a beginner horseback riding class Thursday like a sage town matchmaker presiding over marriage arrangements. “Sarah, I think Nutmeg would be perfect for you—he’s a nice, kind horse,” said Burke, who skillfully paired the 11- and 12-year-olds with horses by character and temperament as if they were village sons and daughters for whom she was shrewdly brokering a wedding dowry. “Oh, and Alicia? You should be with Cookie. He’s a little anxious, but I bet you’ll be able to calm him down just fine.” At press time, Burke was guiding a shy camper toward a rambunctious horse named Shadow as though she were a naïve maiden being pressured into wedding the town ...


          Concern over govt's apathy towards Jamuna    
TEZPUR, June 30 - The issue of government's alleged negligence towards international woman boxer Jamuna Boro has raised eyebrows of late.
           Problems of diseases on marine fish and prawn farming in India    
Nammalwar, P and Thangaraj, T (1980) Problems of diseases on marine fish and prawn farming in India. Seafood Export Journal, 12 (12). pp. 9-12.
          ‘Woody’ Woodward Jr. (6-25-17)   
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          Connected w/ Lester Cox – June 30th, 2017   
Connected is a radio talk show that connects difference makers and forward thinkers in conversations about life, politics and pop culture.
          City Rail Link chairman looks forward to Monday   
Press Release – CCL Limited Media release- City Rail Link chairman looks forward to Monday 30 June 2017 City Rail Link Ltd, established to deliver the City Rail Link on behalf of its joint sponsors the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council, comes into effect tomorrow. Chairman … Media release- City Rail Link chairman looks […]
          Toll NZ buys $59.5 mln site from Fletcher   
Article – BusinessDesk Toll NZ buys $59.5 mln site from Fletcher for new freight forwarding facility in OtahuhuToll NZ buys $59.5 mln site from Fletcher for new freight forwarding facility in Otahuhu By Paul McBeth June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Toll Group NZ, whose parent Toll Holdings in Australia was bought by Japan Post for A$6.5 […]
          2018 Zanda McDonald Award opens Monday   
Press Release – PPP Group The search is on for talented young agri-leaders from New Zealand and Australia to apply for the 2018 Zanda McDonald Award. The award is regarded as one of Australasias most prestigious badges of honour for young leaders within the primary industry, …2018 Zanda McDonald Award opens Monday The search is […]
          Colliers International wins two PINZ awards   
Press Release – Colliers International Leading property company Colliers International has won two Property Institute of New Zealand Awards for its rural valuation expertise and its innovative digital portfolio management tool.Colliers International wins two PINZ awards Auckland, June 30, 2017 Leading property company Colliers International has won two Property Institute of New Zealand Awards for […]
          NZX to carry out extensive review of business   
Article – BusinessDesk June 30 (BusinessDesk) – NZX will carry out an extensive review of its business with the results due in November and while shareholder Tony Falkenstein wasn’t elected to the board, his observations will be considered as part of that review, chairman …NZX to carry out extensive review of business By Rebecca Howard […]
          Mark Warminger fined $400k for market manipulation   
Article – BusinessDesk June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Former Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger has been ordered to pay $400,000 after the High Court ruled he manipulated the New Zealand stock market on two occasions in 2014.Mark Warminger fined $400k for market manipulation By Sophie Boot June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Former Milford Asset Management […]
          Feds’ commend Government on investment in global agriscience   
Press Release – Federated Farmers The announcement today, made by Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee, is a progressive step that will drive science and innovation in the agriculture sector.Feds’ commend Government on investment in global agriscience Federated Farmers commends the Government on investment of $11 million towards global agricultural research. The announcement today, made by Foreign […]
          Infrastructure Manager   
MA-Boston, Infrastructure Manager Infrastructure Manager One of our Boston-based clients is looking to hire an Infrastructure Manager to join their team! This role will be responsible for managing all the servers and related software, as well as delegating administration to the appropriate technical team. If you would like to be considered for this position, apply today! Responsibilities Managing and evaluat
          Algorithm Software Engineer   
MA-Lexington, Solidus is searching for an Algorithm Software Engineer. The Engineer will perform tasks including the development of algorithms for text, speech, and video; experimental evaluation of algorithms; and implementation of visual tools incorporating algorithms. Algorithm development tasks include development of information extraction tools in Java, C#, Matlab, and C+ for text processing, visualization
          Remove the ".explain" command from the ".help" output of the command-line shell, though keep the implementation around for backwards compatibility. (tags: trunk)   
Remove the ".explain" command from the ".help" output of the command-line shell, though keep the implementation around for backwards compatibility. (tags: trunk)
          Law Technology Now : What lawyers can learn about practice management from MyCase   

In this episode of Law Technology Now, host Bob Ambrogi talks to Tracy Stevens, VP of Product and Design at MyCase, about cloud based practice management software, product design, and what sets MyCase apart from the competition. They also discuss MyCase’s client portal and why this technology is valuable to lawyers.

Tracy Stevens is the vice president of Product and Design at MyCase, where she works directly with the development teams to ensure that they’re building software that will delight customers.


          6-30 Mike Wise says if Iguodala does leave it would not be for "a bad team"   
Mike Wise of The Undefeated joins Gary and Larry to chat about the NBA offseason, why he thinks LeBron will not go to the Clippers, where he thinks Paul George could go in both the short and long term, where Andre could land if he doesn't stay with the Warriors and the impact of the player relationships on free agency.
          Kisah Anis Al-Idrus Minta Taja Kek Tapi Ditolak   
Perkara biasa sebenarnya bila selebriti mohon tajaan untuk hari perkahwinan mereka. Ada tajaan yang datang sendiri, ada tajaan yang kita kena mencari. Apa pun secara mudahnya, ia merupakan marketing dua hala yang memberikan faedah win win situation buat kedua belah pihak. 

Namun berbeza dengan kes yang terjadi kepada pelakon wanita, Anis Al-Idrus. Ringkasnya, melalui satu screenshot dari dari pemegang akaun @bubbleqa di Twitter, dia mendakwa pembantu pelakon berkenaan telah memohon tajaan sekotak cupcake.

Namun @bubbleqa ini tidak mengenali Anis Al-Idrus dan enggan menaja sekotak cupcake tersebut. Dalam masa yang sama, tindakan dia berkongsikan perbualan tersebut juga menimbulkan rasa tidak puas hati pembantu pelakon wanita berkenaan.
Malah perbualan mereka terus dikongsikan lagi di laman Twitter. Apa pun, @bubbleqa punya jawapan sendiri di atas tindakannya itu.
Okay, ceritanya belum habis di sini. Setelah wanita berkenaan enggan menaja permintaan pembantu Anis Al-Idrus, seorang lelaki menyatakan rasa berminat untuk menaja cupcake untuk pasangan selebriti ini. Baguslah bukan sebab ada orang mahu taja?
Tapi melalui screenshot @NiniNell di Twitter, lain pula ceritanya apabila wanita yang enggan menaja tadi mempersoalkan pula keikhlasan lelaki berkenaan yang mahu menaja permintaan pembantu Anis Al Idrus.
Perkara tersebut dalam masa yang sama menimbulkan pelbagai reaksi di kalangan pengguna laman Twitter. Ada yang berpihak kepada wanita berkenaan dan ada juga yang berpihak kepada Anis Al Idrus.
Lebih menarik lagi, nampaknya makin ramai yang berminat untuk menaja hari bahagia pelakon wanita berkenaan sementara lelaki yang berminat untuk menaja cupcake untuk Anis juga turut mendapat perhatian daripada warga laman sosial yang lain.
Inilah realiti di zaman berlandaskan sosial media ini. Elok cara guna, dapat benda baik dan begitulah sebaliknya. Apa pun, semoga majlis Anis dan pasangan nanti akan berjalan dengan lancar. Sekian sahaja drama di akhir Ramadan ini untuk tatapan anda semua.

          “Saya Gadis Paling Beruntung Di Dunia” - Mawar Rashid   
Tahniah diucapkan kepada Mawar Rashid yang telah menerima lamaran kekasihnya, Raf Yaakob semalam. Menerusi Instagram, Mawar berkongsikan detik paling gembira dalam hidupnya itu apabila dilamar dengan taburan kelopak bunga ros mengilingi mereka .



“Saya harus akui tiada seorang pun pernah datang melamar saya sebelum ini dan saya gembira dan berharap dia adalah yang pertama dan terakhir, InsyaAllah. Untuk kejutan ini, saya diberitahu oleh jurugambar bahawa dia melakukan semua ini dengan sendiri”

“Dari memetik kelopak mawar satu demi satu, menyusun dan menyalakan lilin dengan beberapa kejutan lain. Saya nampak usahanya untuk membuatkan saya gembira dan saya benar-benar tersentuh. Dapat saya rasakan saya adalah gadis yang paling beruntung di dunia,” katanya kepada m Star Online.

Ketika dilamar, pasangan ini berada dalam satu bulatan yang dikelilingi kelopak bunga ros merah dan putih. Manakala Raf pula melutut menghulurkan cincin kepada Mawar untuk melamarnya. Menerusi perkongsian itu, peminat sangat gembira dengan berita yang disampaikan.

Nampak gayanya macam dah tak lama dapat merasa nasi minyak Mawar. Semoga segala persiapan perkahwinan pasangan ini akan berjalan dengan lancar dan dipermudahkan
          'Kau siapa nak masuk campur hal rumah tangga aku? Dahlah tak pakai tudung!'   
SEPANG, SELANGOR - "Hal rumah tangga jangan dibawa ke tempat awam, malu orang tengok" demikian kata netizen selepas membaca perkongsian dari Suri Kempe yang dimuat naik jam 6.49 petang semalam.

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Dalam kejadian yang berlaku di KLIA, Suri dan rakannya ternampak seorang lelaki sedang mengasari isterinya. Niat Suri mahu membantu menenangkan keadaan, namun dia pula dimarahi lelaki terbabit.

So this happened as Zuly and I tried to catch the train back from KLIA today. We walked down the escalators and as we came down the final one towards to end of the hallway, I saw some guy pushing and shoving who I presumed to either be his girlfriend or wife repeatedly. She managed to escape his grasp and he was about to go after her:

Me: "Eh, tolong jangan nak belasah-belasah girlfriend."

As*hole: "Eh, itu isteri saya!" (as if that made it all ok!)

Me: "Ha, kalau isteri lagilah jangan pukul macam gitu. Dah kenapa?"

As*hole: "Apa masalah sekarang ni?" (trying to get in my face and puffing his chest)
Meanwhile, his friend who is standing behind several pieces of luggage on the side keeps telling me to not to get involved.

Me: "Eh, kalau dia nak pukul bini dia macam ni, bukan saja masalah saya, tetapi masalah semua orang kat sini. Boleh aje saya report."

As*hole: "Report? Report ah!!! Bitch! Jangan nak masuk campur hal saya."

Wife comes along and tries to apologize for her husband's behavior. After she assured me she was okay, suddenly the asshole yells,

"Kau ni siapa nak masuk campur hal aku? Dahlah tak pakai tudung!!"

I was walking away at this point, but when he yelled that out I turned around, and yelled back.

"Hey! Lelaki melayu dayus, dahlah pukul bini and mulut macam sial. Ada hati nak kutuk saya tak pakai tudung? Inilah masalahnya kalau dah bodoh!" and I turn and walk away.

Of course, the stupid name calling doesn't stop and I can hear him cussing in the background. When I finally remembered that it would make sense to take a picture of him, I was already behind the turnstile. But whenever I pointed the phone towards him, he would attempt to hide behind someone. And flick me off on the side.

Sementara itu di media sosial, netizen memuji tindakan Suri yang cuba melindungi wanita berkenaan dari terus dikasari lelaki dayus itu.

"Itulah yang sepatutnya dilakukan oleh orang awam apabila ternampak kejadian seperti ini walaupun ramai yang akan bersikap seperti lelaki dayus itu, tak nak campur urusan rumah tangga orang lain.

"Lelaki yang jerit tak pakai tudung tu memang tak ada modal lain. Otak singkat, perangai hodoh," kata Rohana.
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          Ros Saksi Mawar Rashid Dilamar! 'So Sweetttt'    
EHEM! Sweet Nampak?  Macam dalam drama love story pula apabila pelakon Mawar Rashid   menerima kejutan dilamar kekasih hatinya, Raf Yaakob dalam suasana penuh romantis!!

Mawar, 23, memuatnaik sekeping gambar menerusi akaun Instagramnya untuk  memaklumkan dia sudah dilamar adik kepada penyanyi Datuk Fazley Yaakob.

Lamaran itu bersaksikan taburan kelopak bunga ros merah dan putih yang turut disusun menjadi satu ayat berbunyi, Will U Marry Me?

"Saya harus akui tiada seorang pun pernah datang melamar  saya sebelum ini dan saya gembira dan berharap dia adalah yang pertama dan terakhir, InsyaAllah.

“Untuk kejutan ini, saya diberitahu oleh jurugambar bahawa dia (Raf) melakukan semua ini dengan sendiri. Dari memetik kelopak mawar satu demi satu, susun satu persatu, menyusun dan menyalakan lilin dengan beberapa kejutan lain.

“Saya nampak usahanya untuk membuatkan saya gembira dan saya benar-benar tersentuh. Dapat saya rasakan saya adalah gadis yang paling beruntung di dunia!" tulisnya.



Mawar Rashid menenerima kejutan dilamar oleh Raf. Foto dari Instagram Mawar.
Ketika dilamar, Raf dan Mawar berada dalam satu bulatan yang dikelilingi kelopak bunga ros merah dan putih.

Dalam keadaan berlutut, Raf, 31,  yang pada ketika itu mengenakan kemeja putih dan berseluar jeans hitam menghulurkan cincin kepada Mawar  yang masih dalam keadaan terkejut (menutup mulut denga kedua telapak tangan).

Aksi romantis pasangan ini turut menerima ucapan tahniah rakan-rakan artis dan netizen selain ramai yang turut memuji sifat romantik Raf terhadap bekas finalis Dewi Remaja 2010 itu.

Mawar dalam kenyataannya kepada mStar Online sebelum ini memberitahu dia serius dengan hubungan tersebut dan tidak mahu menyembunyikan perasaan bahagia berkenaan bersama peminat.

"Hubungan kami semakin serius dan tiada apa yang perlu disembunyikan tentang apa yang saya rasa bersama pengikut laman sosial saya. Lagi pula saya agak yakin dengan kesungguhan dia," katanya.

Dalam pada itu, Mawar berkata, Raf yang juga seorang pelakon dan duda itu mempunyai ciri-ciri lelaki yang diimpikannya. 

"Biarpun dia berstatus duda tapi saya terima dia seadanya," ujar Mawar.


          ‘A Perfect Three for Three’: Emmanuel Faculty Members Awarded $1...   

Emmanuel College in June secured nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF), advancing the College’s reputation as a force in...

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          NASA tells InfoWars: There are no ‘child slave colonies’ on Mars (VIDEO)   
Preview NASA has responded to bizarre claims that a colony of kidnapped child slaves exists on the planet Mars by asserting that there are “no humans” on the Red Planet.
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          Comment on Missional Engagement Update – Christ the King Bellingham, Washington by Jeff Ward   
Thanks for hosting this John - love hearing how churches are thinking about "impact" v. "activity". Grateful for you and the work of Leadership Network in helping churches to think well. Jeff
          USA v Ghana Gold Cup warmup preview, plus: Confederation Cup final preview   
We do our very best to preview the pre-GoldCup USMNT friendly. How might the US line up? Today's show is sponsored by Wohven, delivering t-shirts with clean and simple graphic designs for just $15 per month. Go to http://wohven.com and use discount code "TSS2017" for 25% off your first tee. We also preview the Confederations Cup final game between Chile and Germany, in which Daryl has already determined that Joshua Kimmich will be man of the match. We close with TSS Scouting Network reports on Carleton, Arrellano, Yueill, The Jeff, Christensen, Embolo and Haji Wright. Looking for us on Instagram? We're right here: http://instagram.com/totalsoccershow Help us persuade Brooks to sing on the Goalmouth by tweeting @BrooksDT All other Goalmouth hosts have broken out a tune, and we need your help to get Brooks to join us.  
          Así fue la Copa del Mundo de Eliminator (XCE) 2017 de Waregem   
Así fue la Copa del Mundo de Eliminator (XCE) 2017 de Waregem

Tras las dos primeras rondas disputadas en Volterra (Italia) y Columbus (Estados Unidos), la tercera cita de la Copa del Mundo de Eliminator 2017 convirtió las calles de Waregem (en Bélgica) en escenario de otra trepidante carrera urbana sobre bicicletas de montaña. Simon Gegenheimer y Lizzy Witlox se subieron al escalón más alto del podio en la manga final eliminatoria de sus respectivas categorías, con el español Alberto Mingorance ascendiendo hasta el primer puesto de la general masculina tras obtener la cuarta posición en la parada belga. Así fue la Copa del Mundo de Eliminator (XCE) 2017 de Waregem.

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          QNAP TS-412U - Cant see shares   
As above. Just updated the firmware on our NAS and i cant seem to access any shares. i can ping and access the web settings fine. Is there something so simple that im missing?
          Pak Bupati, Jalan Desa Lalowiu di Konda Mirip Kubangan Kerbau   
KENDARIPOS. CO. ID — Warga Desa Lalowiu Kecamatan Konda, Kabupaten Konawe Selatan (Konsel) Sulawesi Tenggara (Sultra) mengeluhkan jalur masuk tepatnya di jalan Laporota yang seperti kubangan kerbau. Desa yang berbatasan langsung dengan Kota Kendari atau berada di belakang kantor Brimob ini rusak parah, berlubang penuh lumpur dan kerap membuat pengendara bermotor terjatuh. “Saya juga heran. […]
          Comment on A Make Your Own DIY Natural Cleaners Party by Diane Blackwell   
I'm interested in attending a party. Any in Warrenton?
          Israeli Air Force targets Syrian military positions in response to ‘errant projectile’   
Preview Israel's air force has targeted a Syrian military position with an airstrike, after a projectile launched towards Israel landed in the Golan Heights, the Israel Defense Forces announced.
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          The Chris Mannix Show - Tanner Ainge Joins the Show   
Mannix talks to the Utah Congressman candidate and son of Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge, Tanner Ainge about trying to recruit Gordon Hayward away from his father, his candidacy for Congress in Utah, why he wants to be a Congressman and if Sports would ever impact a person’s vote.
          Interior Ministry seeks to redirect migrant flow towards Russian Far East – report   
Preview The Russian Interior Ministry has prepared a new concept for the policy regulating immigration, intended to boost tolerance and intercultural cooperation, as well as redirecting the major flow of immigrants from European parts of Russia to the Far East.
Read Full Article at RT.com
          Go offensive! Australia military gets cyberwarfare unit to battle overseas hackers    
Preview The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is getting a cyberwarfare unit for defending the country from cyber threat, as well as conducting offensive military cyber operations to shut down foreign criminal networks overseas.
Read Full Article at RT.com
          Star Wars Builders Make for Great Trivia and Fun Model Kits!   

This post was originally written by Kylee Sills. from Nerdophiles.

Release Date: November 15, 2016 (Droids), December 20, 2016 (Starfighters, Millennium Falcon) Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Genre(s): Crafts & Hobbies Review Spoilers:  N/A Droids | Starfighters Millennium Falcon Star Wars...

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          Russian military lab unveils prototype of Star Wars-like combat suit (VIDEO)   
Preview A major hi-tech Russian military research center has unveiled what appears to be a prototype of a next-generation combat suit. The stunning gear, resembling Star Wars outfits, will be worn by Russian soldiers on future battlefields.
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          Follow The Money- Chad Andrus INT 063017   
Mitch Moss (@MitchMossRadio) & Pauly Howard (@PaulyHoward) delve into the NBA Free Agency madness early with veteran play-by-play broadcaster Chad Andrus (@ChadAndrus).
          Follow The Money- Jimmy Vaccaro INT 063017   
Mitch Moss (@MitchMossRadio) & Pauly Howard (@PaulyHoward) are joined by the legendary Jimmy Vaccaro (@JimmyVaccaro) to discuss competitive eating odds & if the days of a -110 vig are done.
          Follow The Money- NFL Team Preview ATL 063017   
Mitch Moss (@MitchMossRadio) & Pauly Howard (@PaulyHoward) try to ascertain how big a loss OC Kyle Shannahan will be to Matt Ryan & #RiseUp in their #NFLTeamPreview
          Warren Honeycutt   
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          S. Korea to deploy digital air defense early warning system in 2019   
Preview South Korea has developed a new modern air defense warning system, relying on digital communications. The will allow fast sharing, real-time battlespace images among military units.
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          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          History of Electricity Part Two   
As the 20th century loomed ever closer, the battle waged to determine how we would transmit electricity. Learn about the current wars and why AC ultimately won.
          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          Comment on Demian Maia Gets Title Shot Against Tyron Woodley At UFC 214 by RW   
Looking forward to this!!
          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          Sioux Falls Gage Brothers Named Precaster for Kinnick Stadium Renovations   
Gage Brothers will have another big project on their hands as they have been awarded the precast contract for Iowa's Kinnick Stadium renovations. Continue reading…
          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          Verizon Wireless Retail Sales Representative - Newport News - TCC Dealer Jobs - Newport News, VA   
Completing customer contracts and warranties, pulling products from inventory, accepting customer payments and filing the completed orders....
From TCC Dealer Jobs - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:43:23 GMT - View all Newport News, VA jobs
          Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3   
Mu Visual Season 6 Episodio 3 Pagina web: http://visual.muservidor.com/ Experiencia: 400x Drop: 80% Puntos por nivel: 5 Stats maximos: 65000 Resetear: /reset Borra stats?: No Borra skills?: No Borra inventario?: No Borra vaul?: No Costo del reset: 100.000.000 Regalo de bienvenida: 6000 puntos de habilidad y 100.000.000 de zen Votos por creditos activados Arbol de habilidades: activo Todas las razas estan valanceadas para PVP todos los comandos habilitados ejemplos /reset /addstr /addagi /addene /addvit /addcmd /warp /move ...
          Superior Court Denies CATER’s Bid for $200K in Legal Fees   
TheLiberalOC has learned that a bid for $200,000 in legal fees for the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility (CATER) over a lawsuit filed by Cynthia Ward claiming she was denied documents in a Public Records Act request was denied in Superior Court. So no big payday for CATER’s lawyer Greg Diamond; just imagine…
          This Way to the Ingress: Keeping Stuff Dry and Clean with IP and NEMA   

When designing a piece of hardware that has even the faintest chance of being exposed to the elements, it’s best to repeat this mantra: water finds a way. No matter how much you try to shield a project from rain, splashing, or even just humid air, if you haven’t taken precautions to seal your enclosure, I’ll bet you find evidence of water when you open it up. Water always wins, and while that might not be a death knell for your project, it’s probably not going to help. And water isn’t the only problem that outdoor or rough-service installations face. …read more


          Marvel Inhumans drops first trailer   

Although I’m not all that familiar with Marvel’s Inhuman comicbook series, I’ll admit I was looking forward to idea of an Inhumans movie. Then when Disney decided ti make it a TV show instead, I was still on board. More episodes means more cool Inhuman action. I liked the idea...

The post Marvel Inhumans drops first trailer appeared first on The Disney Blog.


          Introducing PBN's career achievement honoree for 2nd annual Pineapple Awards   
With a passion for hospitality and nearly four decades of experience in the tourism industry, Jerry Gibson was a natural choice for as the Career Achievement honoree for Pacific Business News’ second annual Pineapple Awards. “I am extremely humbled for this honor,” Gibson, area vice president for Hilton Worldwide, told PBN this week. “There are so many people in our industry that deserve this, so to be selected is truly an honor.” Gibson will be recognized alongside other exceptional…

          Comment #7   
Lottery officials need to take into account how the ticket was aquired not just who's name is on the back of the ticket. If the ticket was abtained fraudulently, then no money should be awarded and the person making the fraudulent claim should go to prison.

If lottery officials didn't take into account how the ticket was aquired, then it would be open season for any convenience store clerk to scam a customer out of their winning ticket.
           Atrakcyjny dom z działką Podkowa Leśna/Brwinów    
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          Garry House posted a discussion   
Garry House posted a discussion

And then the GM said, “We used to do that!”

It was in late 1987, and I was conducting an in-dealership workshop focused on Financial and Operational Planning and Controls. I was describing an F&I process that I had recommended to increase service contract penetration, when the general manager said, “We used to do that.” In response to his statement, I asked, “Did it work?” “Absolutely,” he answered. I was tempted to say, “Then why did you stop doing it?”, but I was new to the consulting business and didn’t want to risk offending one of my few clients. As it turns out, it was probably just as well that I refrained from asking that question. Because in my 30 years of training and consulting, if I’ve heard a client-dealer or manager say, “We used to do that” once, I’ve heard it five hundred times. And in the numerous times that I’ve asked, “Why did you stop?”, I’ve never gotten a good answer (but rather mostly blank stares).Well, the two real reasons for why they stopped aren’t all that hard to identify:Either new people (managers, producers, or both) have joined the organization and brought with them their own way of doing things, orThe activity or process that was discontinued was never well-anchored in the organization to begin with.I’ve written previously about dealership cultural needs and deficiencies. One of the tenets of any strong business culture is Accountability Management. And one of the primary elements of effective accountability management in an automotive dealership is to:Develop and implement a systemic structure. (Because we know that dissimilar people operating within a systemic structure will produce similar results.)The “systemic structure” refers to clearly defined processes. So when we have a proven process that consistently produces measurable and predictable results, that process must become embedded within the culture of our dealership. It needs to be continually savored, enhanced, honored, and talked about.Would you like to improve your dealership culture so you’ll never get caught saying, “We used to do that?” Review my web site at www.ghaGPS.com and learn how Garry House & Associates provides Value First, and then call me at 561-744-2627. I’ll listen and recommend a solution that’s right for you and your team.Warmest regards,Garry House                                See More

          Kingsley: Clinical Negligence Solicitor    
Competitive : Kingsley: A Clinical Negligence Solicitor is wanted for a rewarding and lucrative opportunity with a legal 500 and top-tier firm in the South-East region. Th... Reading, Berkshire
          Comment on Keith Darrell: Shattering Hearts of Stone by Concerned Christian   
Kieth has often come to my university, the University of Idaho, and incited little but hateful arguments and crass insults. When asked about specific bible verses, and to compare them to other translations or interpretations to better understand the meaning of any one translation, he resorted to calling the science of translation as "a semantic tool of liberals". When anyone with legitimate knowledge of the Bible asked him any sort of question, he immediately would say that, "these are what I'm here to fight against; those who think they know the truth when there is no truth but the Bible." Now, obviously this is no way to answer legitimate questions, but what was more shocking was the fact that he would take time then afterwards to insult the individual who asked the question in a relentlessly cruel and ignorant manner. He accused people of having evil parents, he accused the entire audience of being rapists and sexual abusers, he told myself and others that he "could just tell" that we were abused as kids, and then proceeded to tell us that we had deserved it for turning away from the God that we must surely have known since birth. What's more, his knowledge of the actual bible seems greatly lacking, as myself and other students were forced to ask him about claims he was making which were unsupported by the Biblical text. For example, he told a colleague of mine that because my colleague was formerly Christian and turned away, he could never receive repentance even if he returned to living life the way the Bible dictates. This is obviously not supported in the text, let alone an incredibly unprofessional, rude, and blatantly uneducated thing to say. If your intention within this organization is to spread God's word, I suggest you either lean upon a stronger speaker, or simply redirect him to the text which he is supposedly preaching. What's more, Keith had a long tangent about his own childhood traumas which he has actively suppressed which make me incredibly sad for him. There are an innumerable many Christians who understand that without coming to peace with the psychological battle within, one can never truly live the life of God though. Living as God tells you comes from pure love of God, not a twisted vengeance towards their abuser through God's wrath, or using faith to validate self-denigrating thoughts and actions.
          My dreams are finally coming true...   
Sometimes I get really nervous when strangers read my blog, some of the things I've written are so personal and endearing to me I wonder how will people react when they read it...is it too personal to share, how do I draw the thin line of sharing my inner thoughts and trying to pick which ones get audited and then hidden somewhere else under my subconscious?


Bali..yes I've written a lot about Bali in my recent posts, the charm of the little island has finally come creeping into my soul and surprises me along the way. Traveling every other week to Bali at the beginning was painful, mentally than physically as I'm not used to shorts jolts of adjusting quickly to being in a new environment...as I recently learned too (I guess I thrived in a familiar place, my comfort zone and I'm sure most people are - as much as I want to be known as the adventurous Sagittarian). As a co-owner of a recent boutique in Potato Head Beach Club Bali called Eleven, officially opened two days ago, one of my responsibilities is to make sure everything is well placed, running in order and all merchandised accordingly. We all divide our jobs (four of us) pretty equal, however I on the other hand like being the queen bee and so everything has it's sacrifice. Being the queen bee means you are the first person everyone calls for when things does not go right, you get chased by both my partners and my brother and his partner. But being a queen bee gives you power over everyone else, and that I think that is an "evil" trait I can't let go... not yet at least...for now.


The opening of Potato Head Beach Club Bali on the 29th of December attracted 5000 people in and out throughout the night! It was one of the most anticipated party of the year and boy was it a success! All the VIP guests arriving from 8 to 10 pm had to go through Eleven and OMG I didn't realize Bali has a LOT of CHIC people, I thought they would all be wearing all these sandals and khakis (there are still some)..but wow some where wearing purple linen shirts over burgundy pants, beautiful silver necklaces, checkered preppy sports jackets, leather french soles, and ahh I can't wait to post the photos! (still being edited)


I think I gave about 500 - 800 Eleven business cards to all the guests and every time I handed a card I tell them "Come next time and shop cos Eleven is now opened!" and most of them were very enthusiastic. Most guests were in party mood so I knew as much as we want to sell and sell it will take a couple of days for them to come back again. I had a lot of fun just seeing all these mix of people from all the different races coming through... My creative juice is flowing and flowing, I can't wait to release my line, it'll be men shirts for now, with a strong emphasis on fabrics the patterns with checks, plaids and a few embroidered details. It will be called yes, you guess it right "EMMELYN". I'm proud of my name, and it's very unique...don't you think so? a feminine menswear line, for someone like my brother, who is more consciously aware of fashion than I am :)


I'll be flying to Bali again the next couple of days, to make sure everything is running in order. My mom is coming with me, she said she wants to learn how to surf, sure why not... and my brother is also moving out to a new villa, and yes that includes me and I'm really excited because it's our own place, and he's getting married so it's important that he has his own enclave when wifey comes with him. It didn't feel like I was working when I was in Bali, perhaps because I am now truly doing something I really love and I can't believe my dreams are finally coming true, I have it in my hands. I can touch it, feel it and I know it's up to me to make it successful. A lot of things had happened along the way, but it was all well worth it, and it made me and my partners closer and stronger as team. I also met a lot of new people, genuine individuals who are now good friends, some are visitors of the island, and some left already to fulfill their own dreams. I can only wish that they will find their own dream catchers, grab it and truly hold on to it. The hardest part is always the process of getting there, of the uncertainties not knowing whether you are on the right path, always doubting your decisions and losing sleep over it. I'm still learning and curving my way around juggling two equally challenging jobs of maintaining Potato Head Jakarta and running this new shop. Jakarta is so different to Bali, I arrived last night and find that the city is so flat, and yet I woke up this morning and when I looked into my garden and knowing I had a good night sleep on my own bed I felt refreshed again and Bali is now just a good memory, with sweet glimpses of the best times I had with new friends and my partners.

Close the chapter they say and move on. I will be back very soon, too soon I think but it's okay, I need to get my system used to all these sudden jolts. Jolts of joy I hope and more blood, sweat and tears to come...Let's play!


          Zest Recruitment & Consultancy: CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE SOLICITOR   
Up to £35,0000 + BONUS: Zest Recruitment & Consultancy: Super clinical negligence opportunity for a Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced paralegal! Up to £35,000+ Bonus. Award winning firm! Manchester, Greater Manchester
          Comment on Christians And The Law Of God by jonahmb   
Great! I look forward to meeting you two!
          Cylinder Loader - Warehouse Associate - Praxair - Morrisville, PA   
Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings
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          the sweetest memory in egypt   

I was going to study on a normal day
And here's what happened on my way
I started running down the stairs
Digging into my pockets for the fares

Like most Egyptians I was running late
I wanted to catch bus number eight

It gets some to the underground up
straight


In the bus I was looking for seat
No place and the chairs weren't neat

I had to face besides the broken do
or
Where I heard nothing except the loud motor

Everybody was sweating and feeling absurd

Especially the driver who used a loud nas
ty word


With a miracle I reached the metro station
Looking toward
to reaching my destination
Deep inside the metro, people are so loving

So crowded, they were nearly hugging

The metro kept stopping again and again

People started to complain and shout out in pain


Many passengers were falling on the floor
And there was great pressure on the door
Once it opened I found myself kicked outside

At the wrong station because of the pressure inside


I went to take taxi, I was so late
I only wish I could reach my work on the same date


Unexpectedly, a taxi breaks so violently
Yet he stopped some miles away
I was determined to reach the car
When he yelled, How much will you pay?
I said, don't worry, it's not that far


When I paid he said, this isn't enough
Just look everywhere if you are not blind

Check the price and the petrol, we can't efford


I got out closed the door with a slam
And walked away, leaving behind the traffic jam


          ziarah maqam   
Semalam ari Jumaat, aku n de gang gi ziarah maqam sekitar di Sayyidah 'Aisyah dan Imam Syafie'.

Jam 11 pg lbih krang, kter org gerak dr ARMA. Amik bas mnuju ke Sayyidah 'Aisyah kt dpan TAKI. Member aku, us Farhan musyrif kterorg. Hehe ... sian dyer n tq r bebanyak2.

Ssampai jer kt kubri kt ngan Maqam Sayyidah 'Aisyah, kterong turun bas n trus gi Maqam Imam Jalaluddin as-Suyuti Rohimahullah. Sper r yg x knal imam ni, masyhur, bnyak karang kitab yg akhirnyer mnjadi rujukan jutaan umat Islam.

Di hadapan pintu Maqam Imam Jalaluddin as-Suyuti Rodhiallahu 'Anhu

Pas tu, gi ziarah Maqam Sayyidah 'Aisyah, anak pompuan kpd Imam Ja'far as-Sodiq.

Then, amik tramco kt bwh kubri tu, trus gi ke kawasan Imam Syafie'. Trun dr tramco dpn masjid Imam Syafie' n trus msuk jln kcil sblah kiri dr luar pntu msuk utama ke dlm kwsan masjid. Rpa2nyer bnyak btul makam kt stu, makam sahabat, auliyak, alim ulamak dan ahli bait.

Bukannyer apa, der pgi dlu ziarah mqam2 ni. Tp dh lpe jln2 nak ke sana. Ni hah, ari ni, kter org slamba jer, jln kaki mnjejak mereka rodiallahu 'anhum ajmai'n. Baru r best tp penat ooo.

Mle2 kter akan jmpa dsebelah kiri, Maqam Sayyidah Fatimah al-'Ainak. Org kter, bliau anak kpd Sayyiduna Husain.

Pas tu, der lorong kecik sblah kanan, yg pertama dr Maqam Sayyidah Fatimah td. Kter akan jmpa Maqam Sayyidah 'Aisyah yg mrupakan cucu kpd Sayyiduna Husain. Kt sblah nyer btul der, maqom sahabat Nabi SAW iaitu Abu Zar al-Ghafari Rodiallahu 'Anhu. Yg pergi bsama2 'Amru al-'As dan 'Uqbah ke Mesir, mnjdi utusan baginda SAW ke sni. Dkat jer ngan makam mreka bdua, ada makam Abu Qosim at-Toybi.

Maqam Abu Zar al-Ghafari Rodhiallahu 'Anhu

Kmudian kuar dr lorong kcik tu, pgi trus ke Maqam Ibnu Hajar al-'Asqolani. seorang ulama' yg amat2 tersohor. Sper yg x kenal beliau, memang pelik r.

Maqam Imam Ibnu Hajar al-'Asqolani Rodiallahu 'Anhu wa Ardoh

Antara ktab2 yg beliau karang:
  • Fath al-Bari
  • al-Durar al-Kamina
  • Tahdhib al-Tahdhib
  • al-Isaba fi tamyiz al-Sahaba
  • Bulugh al-Maram min adillat al-ahkam
  • Taqrib al-Tahdhib
  • Nata'ij al-Afkar fi Takhrij Ahadith al-Adhkar
  • Lisan al-Mizan
  • Talkhis al-Habir fi Takhrij al-Rafi`i al-Kabir
  • al-Diraya fi Takhrij Ahadith al-Hidaya
  • Taghliq al-Ta`liq `ala Sahih al-Bukhari
  • Risala Tadhkirat al-Athar
  • al-Matalib al-`Aliya bi Zawa'id al-Masanid al-Thamaniya
  • Nukhbat al-Fikar
  • al-Nukat ala Kitab ibn al-Salah
  • al-Qawl al-Musaddad fi Musnad Ahmad
  • Silsilat al-Dhahab
  • Ta`rif Ahl al-Taqdis bi Maratib al-Mawsufin bi al-Tadlis

Then, gi lak Maqam Rabi'atul 'Adawiyyah, Zunnun al-Misri dan Ibnu al-Hanafiah. Mereka mrpakan auliyak yg bsar2 kdudukannyer d sisi Allah Ta'ala.

Maqam Rabia'atul 'Adawiyyah

Maqam Zun Nun al-Misri

On de way, ada maqam Imam Lais b. Saad Rodiallahu 'Anhu.

Perjlnan dteruskn, pgi ke Maqam Uqbah b. 'Amir, sahabat Nabi SAW.

Maqam Uqbah b. 'Amir Rodhiallahu 'Anhu

Haa .. dh nk azan Jumaat dh ni, so kterorang cpat2 balik ke Masjid Imam Syafie'. Antara masjid yg bermaqamnyer bnyak para ulama ddlamanyer. Ssampai kt masjid org dh azan. Dgar khutbah pasal Israk Mi'roj.

Pas solat Jumaat, gi ziarah Maqam Syeikh Zakaria al-Ansori. Pernah mnjdi guru kpd sekian ulama2 yg bsar, antaranya Imam Syihabuddin ar-Romli.

Maqam Syeikhul Islam; Syeikh Zakaria al-Ansori Rodiallahu 'Anhu wa Ardoh

Gi msuk ke dalam blik yg dstu adanyer Maqam Imam Syafie' Rodiallahu 'anhu. Bersebelahn dgn maqam beliau, merupakan makam pak cik kpd Solahuddin al-Ayyubi dan makam salah seorang pemerintah yg bertanggungjawab membawa Imam Syafie ke Mesir.

Makam Imam Syafie' Rodiallahu 'Anhu wa Ardoh

Keluar dr msjid tu, jln dpn sket dr mahattoh stu, kter akan jmpa Maqam Imam Waqi' yg pernah menjadi guru kpd Imam Syafie'. Dpan sket gi, ada Maqam Imam Warosy, yg mrupakn salah seorang imam qiroaat.
Maqam Imam Waqi'

Kt dpan sket, der Maqam Imam at-Tohawi, pengarang bg Kitab 'Akidah at-Tohawiyah. Wallahu 'alam.

Mga2 Allah Ta'ala merahmati mereka dan kta smua.
          mesti baca 3   
-sambungan-

Fiqh Mazhab yg 4.


Kter leh rujuk kitab2 berikut ;
1. Kitab Fiqh 'ala al-Mazhab al-Arba'ah (tulisan 'Abdurrahman al-Jaza iri).
2. Mughni Libni Quddamah. Dlm kitab ni, kta akan dpati, Ibnu Quddamah Rohimahullah lbih mntarjihkn fiqh yg bsangkut-paut ngan Mazhab Hanbali.
3. Al-Muhalla Libni Hazm az-Zohiri.
4. Majmu'.

Klu ktab yg hjahnyer lbih mggunakn dalil2, dari tarjih mazhab, kter leh try tgok Kitab Fiqhussunnah (oleh Sayyid Sabiq). Banyak persoalan2 fiqh yg kcik2, ada kt dlmnyer. Best.

Tauhid.

Antara ktab yg bkaitan dgnnyer ialah ;
1. Ummul Barohin (oleh Imam as-Sanusi). Syarh Imam al-Baijuri ... antara salah satu kitab yg mnsyarahkn Ummul Barohin ini.
2. Kifayatul 'Awwam Lil Baijuri.
3. Al-Hud Hudi. Leh tgk yg mnsyarahknnyer, iaitu Syarh 'Abdullah asy-Syarqowi.
4. Matn Jauharoh at-Tauhid (krangan Imam al-Laqqoni). Yg mnsyrhknnyer ialah Kitab Tuhfatul Murid Lil Baijuri. Atau Jauharoh at-Tauhid Li'abdissalam al-Maliki. Ada plak hasyiah bgi ktab ni, iaitu Hasyiah Amir. Emmm .. Imam Baijuri Rohimahullah ni, hbat btul coz byak ktab2 muktabar yg beliau syarahkn. Pas tu, cara bliau syarah plak, mnarik n bnyak bnda2 pelik yg kta x tau.
5. Fathul Majid (karangan Imam an-Nihrawi). Antara yg mensyrahknnyer ialah Syarh an-Nawawi al-Bentani.

Tasawwuf.

Ktab2 yg berkaitan ngan Ilmu Tasawwuf atau akhlak atau zuhud ni, bnyak sgt, antaranye ;
1. Penawar bg hati. (kitab jawi)
2. Kasyful Asror.
3. Syarh al-Hikam. Banyak, n salah satu drpd nyer ialah Syarhul Hikam (tulisan Tok Pulau Manis). Yg lain, Iqo zul Himam (Ibnu 'Ajibah). Rmai ulama lain yg mnsyarahkn Hikam ni antaranya, Syeikh 'Abdullah asy-Syarqowi, Imam asy-Syarnubi dan Dr. Romadhon al-Buthi.
4. Siarussalikin (Syeikh Abdussomad al-Palembani).
5. Bidayatul Hidayah.
6. Mukasyafatul Qulub (Imam al-Ghazali).
7. Minhajul 'Abidin (Imam al-Ghazali).
8. Qowa 'id at-Tasawwuf.
          Украинские компании атакует .NET клон WannaCry, а специалисты вновь обвиняют M.E.Doc   


Не только Petya атаковал украинские компании в последние недели. Эксперты заметили атаки подражателя WannaCry и «след» компании M.E.Doc.
          Mengapa Yahudi?   

Mengapa Yahudi Terlalu Berkuasa?

Oleh : Dr Farrukh Saleem
Semakan Oleh : Mohd Taha Hassan

There are only 14 million Jews in the world; seven million in the Americas , five million in Asia, two million in Europe and 100,000 in Africa . For every single Jew in the world there are 100 Muslims. Yet, Jews are more than a hundred times more powerful than all the Muslims put together. Ever wondered why?

Hanya ada 14 juta Yahudi di muka bumi ini; tujuh juta di Amerika, lima juta di Asia, dua juta di Eropah dan 100,000 di Afrika. Bagi setiap orang Yahudi ada 100 orang Muslim (1:100). Namun, jika dicampuri semua sekali, Yahudi lebih 100 kali berkuasa daripada orang Islam. Mengapa ini berlaku?

Jesus of Nazareth was Jewish. Albert Einstein, the most influential scientist of all time and TIME magazine's 'Person of the Century', was a Jew. Sigmund Freud -- id, ego, superego -- the father of psychoanalysis was a Jew. So were Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman.

Nabi Isa (Jesus of Nazareth) ialah Yahudi. Albert Einstein, saintis zaman moden paling terkemuka dan disebut oleh majalah Time sebagai 'Manusia Abad ini' ialah seorang Yahudi; Sigmund Freud - melalui teori id, ego dan super-ego ialah bapa psikoanalisis, juga seorang Yahudi; begitu juga Karl Marx, Paul Samuelson dan Milton Friedman.

Here are a few other Jews whose intellectual output has enriched the whole humanity: Benjamin Rubin gave humanity the vaccinating needle. Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine. Alert Sabin developed the improved live polio vaccine. Gertrude Elion gave us a leukaemia fighting drug. Baruch Blumberg developed the vaccination for Hepatitis B. Paul Ehrlich discovered a treatment for syphilis (a sexually transmitted disease). Elie Metchnikoff won a Nobel Prize in infectious diseases.

Selain mereka banyak lagi orang Yahudi yang hasil kebijaksanaan mereka berupaya menghasilkan keperluan untuk kita semua: Benjamin Rubin memperkenalkan jarum suntikan pelalian. Johas Salk mereka vaksin polio yang pertama. Gertrude Elion mencipta ubat melawan leukemia. Baruch Blumberg mencipta vaksin Hepatitis B. Paul Ehrlich menemukan rawatan untuk siflis. Elie Metchnikoff menang Hadiah Nobel untuk penyakit berjangkit.

Bernard Katz won a Nobel Prize in neuromuscular transmission. Andrew Schally won a Nobel in endocrinology (disorders of the endocrine system; diabetes, hyperthyroidism). Aaron Beck founded Cognitive Therapy (psychotherapy to treat mental disorders, depression and phobias). Gregory Pincus developed the first oral contraceptive pill. George Wald won a Nobel for furthering our understanding of the human eye. Stanley Cohen won a Nobel in embryology (study of embryos and their development). Willem Kolff came up with the kidney dialysis machine.

Bernard Katz menang Hadiah Nobel kerana kajian mengenai transmisi neuromuskular. Andrew Schally penerima Nobel dalam kajian endokrinologi (berkaitan sistem endokrin dan kencing manis). Aaron Beck menemui terapi kognitif (rawatan mental, kesugulan dan fobia). Gregory Pincus membangunkan pil perancang keluarga yang pertama. George Wald menang Nobel bagi kajian mata manusia, Standley Cohen dianugerahi Hadiah Nobel dalam kajian embriologi (kajian janin dan perkembangannya). Willem Kolff mencipta mesin dialisis (mencuci) buah pinggang.

Over the past 105 years, 14 million Jews have won 15-dozen Nobel Prizes while only three Nobel Prizes have been won by 1.4 billion Muslims (other than Peace Prizes).

Sejak 105 tahun, 14 juta Yahudi menang 15 dozen Hadiah Nobel, sementara tiga dimenangi oleh 1.4 bilion umat Islam.

Why are Jews so powerful? Stanley Mezor invented the first micro-processing chip. Leo Szilard developed the first nuclear chain reactor. Peter Schultz, optical fibre cable; Charles Adler, traffic lights; Benno Strauss, Stainless steel; Isador Kisee, sound movies; Emile Berliner, telephone microphone and Charles Ginsburg, videotape recorder.

Mengapa Yahudi Terlalu Berkuasa? Stanley Mezor mencipta mikrocip pertama. Leo Szilards membangunkan reaktor rangkaian nuklear pertama; Peter Schultz (kabel gentian optik); Charles Adler (lampu isyarat); Benno Strauss (besi tahan karat - stainless steel); Isador Kisee (sistem suara di pawagam); Emile Berliner (mikrofon untuk telefon) dan Charles Ginsburg (alat pita rakaman).

Famous financiers in the business world who belong to Jewish faith include Ralph Lauren (Polo), Levis Strauss (Levi's Jeans), Howard Schultz (Starbuck's), Sergey Brin (Google), Michael Dell (Dell Computers), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Donna Karan (DKNY), Irv Robbins (Baskins & Robbins) and Bill Rosenberg (Dunkin Donuts).

Saudagar jenama terkaya dunia juga dikuasai Yahudi iaitu Ralph Lauren (Polo), Levis Strauss (Levi's Jeans), Howard Schultz (Starbuck's), Sergey Brin (Google), Michael Dell (Dell Computers), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Donna Karan (DKNY), Irv Robbins (Baskin & Robbins) dan Bill Rossenberg (Dunkin Donuts).

Richard Levin, President of Yale University, is a Jew. So are Henry Kissinger (American secretary of state), Alan Greenspan (fed chairman under Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Bush), Joseph Lieberman, Maxim Litvinov (USSR foreign Minister), David Marshal (Singapore's first chief minister), Issac Isaacs (governor-general of Australia), Benjamin Disraeli (British statesman and author), Yevgeny Primakov (Russian PM), Barry Gold water, Jorge Sampaio (president of Portugal), John Deutsch (CIA director), Herb Gray (Canadian deputy PM), Pierre Mendes (French PM), Michael Howard (British home secretary) and Robert Rubin (American secretary of treasury).

Richard Levin, presiden universiti tersohor Yale Universiti ialah seorang Yahudi. Henry Kissinger, Joseph Lieberman dan Madeleine Albright (bekas-bekas Setiausaha Negara AS); Alan Greenspan (bekas pengerusi Rizab Persekutuan AS di bawah Reagan, Bush, Clinton dan Bush); Maxim Litvinov (bekas Menteri Luar Soviet Union); David Marshal (bekas Ketua Menteri pertama Singapura); Isaac Isaacs (bekas Gabenor Jeneral Australia); Benjamin Disraeli (negarawan dan penulis Britian); Yevgeny Primkov (bekas Perdana Menteri Rusia dan bekas jeneral KGB); Jorge Sampaio (bekas Presiden Portugal); Herb Gray (bekas Timbalan Perdana Menteri Kanada); Pierre Mendes (Perdana Menteri ke-143 Perancis); Michael Howard (bekas Setiausaha Negara British); Bruno Kreisky (bekas Canselor Austria) dan Robert Rubin (bekas Setiausaha Perbendaharaan AS).

In the media, famous Jews include Wolf Blitzer ( CNN ), Barbara Walters (ABC News), Eugene Meyer ( Washington Post ), Henry Grunwald (editor-in-chief Time), Katherine Graham (publisher of The Washington Post ), Joseph Lelyyeld (Executive editor, The New York Times), and Max Frankel (New York Times).

Dalam dunia media, orang Yahudi yang terkemuka ialah Wolf Blitzer (CNN); Barbara Walters (ABC News); Eugene Meyer (Washington Post); Henry Grunwald (Ketua Editor Time); Katherine Graham (penerbit The Washington Post); Joseph Lelyyeld (Editor Eksekutif, The New York Times) dan Max Frankel (The New York Times).

At the Olympics, Mark Spitz set a record of sorts by wining seven gold medals. Lenny Krayzelburg is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. Spitz, Krayzelburg and Boris Becker are all Jewish.

Di Olimpik, Mark Spitz membolot tujuh pingat emas. Lenny Krayzelburg ialah pemegang tiga kali pingat emas Olimpik. Spitz Krayzelburg dan Boris Becker adalah Yahudi.

Did you know that Harrison Ford, George Burns, Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson, Sandra Bullock, Billy Crystal, Paul Newman, Peter Sellers, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Ben Kingsley, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, William Shatner, Jerry Lewis and Peter Falk are all Jewish? As a matter of fact, Hollywood itself was founded by a Jew. Among directors and producers, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Oliver Stone, Aaron Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210), Neil Simon (The Odd Couple), Andrew Vaina (Rambo 1/2/3), Michael Man (Starsky and Hutch), Milos Forman (One flew over the Cuckoo's Nest), Douglas Fairbanks (The thief of Baghdad) and Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters) are all Jewish.

Tahukah anda bahawa pelakon pujaan Harrison Ford, George Burns, Tony Curtis, Charles Bronson, Sandra Bullock, Billy Cystal, Woody Allen, Paul Newman, Peter Sellers, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Ben Kingsley, Kirk Douglas, Willian Shatner, Jerry Lewis dan Peter Falk semuanya Yahudi? Tambahan lagi, Hollywood sendiri diwujudkan oleh orang Yahudi. Antara pengarah dan penerbit, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Oliver Stone, Aaron Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210), Neil Simon (The Odd Couple), Andrew Vaina (Rambo 1- 2-3), Michael Man (Starsky and Hutch), Milos Forman (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest), Douglas Fairbanks (The Thief Of Baghdad) and Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters) - semuanya adalah Yahudi.

To be certain, Washington is the capital that matters and in Washington the lobby that matters is The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. Washington knows that if PM Ehud Olmert were to discover that the earth is flat, AIPAC will make the 109th Congress pass a resolution congratulating Olmert on his discovery.

Washington yang merupakan ibu negara Amerika Syarikat, mempunyai satu pertubuhan lobi yang amat berkuasa. Ia dikenali sebagai Jawatankuasa Hal Ehwal Awam Amerika Israel (AIPAC) yang berupaya mempengaruhi Kongres meluluskan resolusi memuji dan 'membuat apa saja' demi Israel. Washington mengetahui bahawa jika PM Ehud Olmert sedar akan wujudnya bahawa bumi ini adalah rata, maka AIPAC akan mengadakan Kongres yang ke 109 untuk meluluskan resolusi bagi memberi ucapan tahniah pada satu pertemuan yang akan diadakan bersama Olmert.

William James Sidis, with an IQ of 250-300, is the brightest human who ever existed. Guess what faith did he belong to?

Tahukah lagi bahawa William James Sidis dengan IQ 250-300 ialah manusia tercerdik. Dia ialah Yahudi. Teka, apakah kepercayaan yang beliau miliki?

So, why are Jews so powerful? Answer: Education.

Oleh yang demikian, mengapa Yahudi terlalu berkuasa? Jawapannya: Pendidikan, pelajaran, ilmu.

Mempengaruhi

Dermawan dan penyangak mata wang, George Soros ialah Yahudi. Dia menderma AS$4 bilion untuk membantu ahli sains dan universiti serata dunia.

Walter Annenberg menderma untuk membina ratusan perpustakaan berjumlah AS$2 bilion.

Jadi, mengapa mereka ini terlalu berkuasa? Mengapa umat Islam terlalu lemah?

Dianggarkan 1,476,233,470 Muslim di atas muka bumi Allah ini. Satu bilion di Asia, 400 juta di Afrika, 44 juta di Eropah dan enam juta di Amerika. Setiap lima insan manusia ialah Muslim. Setiap seorang Hindu ada dua orang Islam, setiap seorang Buddha ada dua orang Islam dan setiap seorang Yahudi ada beratus orang Islam. Mengapa orang Islam terlalu lemah?

Ini jawapannya: Terdapat 57 negara anggota OIC dan jika dicampur semua cuma ada kira-kira 500 buah universiti; atau sebuah universiti untuk setiap tiga juta orang Islam.

AS mempunyai 5,758 universiti dan India ada 8,407. Pada 2004, Shanghai Jiao Tong Universiti membuat kajian 'Kedudukan Akademik Universiti-universiti Dunia' - dan menakjubkan - tiada satu pun universiti-negara Islam yang berada di puncak 500.

Data yang dikumpul dari UNDP, tahap celik huruf di negara maju ialah hampir 90 peratus dan 15 negara itu mempunyai 100 peratus celik huruf. Negara majoriti penduduk Islam, purata kadar celik huruf ialah sekitar 40 peratus dan tiada negara yang mempunyai 100 peratus semuanya celik huruf.

Sekitar 98 peratus penduduk di negara maju menamatkan sekurang-kurang sekolah rendah, sementara hanya 50 peratus di negara majoriti Islam. Sekitar 40 peratus penduduk di negara maju memasuki universiti, sementara hanya 2 peratus di negara majoriti Islam.

Negara-negara majoriti Islam mempunyai 230 ahli sains bagi setiap (per) sejuta penduduk. Di AS 4,000 per sejuta, Jepun 5,000 per sejuta. Di seluruh negara Arab, penyelidik sepenuh masa ialah 35,000 dan hanya 50 juruteknik per sejuta (berbanding di negara maju 1,000 juruteknik per sejuta).

Negara Islam membelanjakan 0.2 peratus daripada KDNK untuk penyelidikan dan pembangunan (R&D) sebaliknya, di negara maju membelanjakan 5 peratus daripada KDNKnya.

Kesimpulan: Dunia Islam kurang keupayaan untuk menghasilkan ilmu pengetahuan.

Akhbar harian yang dibaca oleh setiap 1,000 orang dan jumlah judul buku yang dibaca oleh setiap sejuta orang adalah dua angka tunjuk bagi menentukan sama ada ilmu pengetahuan disalurkan ke dalam masyarakat.

Di Pakistan, hanya ada 23 akhbar harian per 1,000 rakyat Pakistan sementara nisbah di Singapura ialah 360. Di UK, jumlah judul buku per juta orang ialah 2,000 sementara di Mesir ialah 20.

Kesimpulan: Dunia Islam gagal menyalurkan ilmu pengetahuan.

Yang menariknya, jumlah terkumpul KDNK tahunan 57 buah negara ahli OIC ialah di bawah AS$2 trilion. Amerika sahaja, menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan bernilai AS$12 trilion, China AS$8 trilion, Jepun AS$3.8 trilion dan Jerman AS$2.4 trilion.

Pengeluar minyak yang kaya, Arab Saudi, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar secara rangkuman menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan (rata-rata minyak) bernilai AS$500 bilion; Sepanyol sahaja menghasilkan barangan dan perkhidmatan bernilai lebih AS$1 trilion, Poland AS$489 bilion dan Thailand AS$545 bilion.

Jadi, mengapa orang Islam tidak berkuasa dan orang Yahudi paling berkuasa?

Jawapannya ialah: Kurangnya ilmu. Kurangnya pendidikan dan kurangnya pelajaran.

PEMENANG NOBEL YAHUDI

Daripada lingkungan 12 juta orang Yahudi, hanya 0,2 % sahaja populasi dunia. ( 2 setiap dari 1000 orang)



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World Peace

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Economics

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1953 - Fritz Albert Lipmann
1958 - Joshua Lederberg
1959 - Arthur Kornberg
(father)
1964 - Konrad Bloch
1965 - Francois Jacob
1965 - Andre Lwoff
1967 - George Wald
1968 - Marshall W. Nirenberg
1969 - Salvador Luria
1970 - Julius Axelrod
1970 - Sir Bernard Katz
1972 - Gerald Maurice Edelman
1975 - David Baltimore
1975 - Howard Martin Temin
1976 - Baruch S. Blumberg
1977 - Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
1977 - Andrew V. Schally
1978 - Daniel Nathans
1980 - Baruj Benacerraf
1982 - [Sir] John Vane
1984 - Cesar Milstein
1985 - Michael Stuart Brown
1985 - Joseph L. Goldstein
1986 - Rita Levi-Montalcini
1986 - Stanley Cohen [& Rita Levi-Montalcini]
1988 - Gertrude Elion
1989 - Harold Varmus
1991 - Erwin Neher
1991 - Bert Sakmann
1992 - Edmond Fischer
1993 - Richard J. Roberts
1993 - Phillip Sharp
1994 - Alfred Gilman
1994 - Martin Rodbell
1995 - Edward B. Lewis
1997 - Stanley B. Prusiner
1998 - Robert F. Furchgott
2000 - Eric R. Kandel
2000 - Paul Greengard
2002 - Sydney Brenner
2002 - Robert H. Horvitz
2006 - Roger Kornberg
(son)
2006 - Andrew Z. Fire

Physics

1907 - Albert Abraham Michelson
1908 - Gabriel Lippmann
1921 - Albert Einstein
1922 - Niels Bohr
1925 - James Franck
1925 - Gustav Hertz
1943 - Gustav Stern
1944 - Isidor Issac Rabi
1945 - Wolfgang Pauli
1952 - Felix Bloch
1954 - Max Born
1958 - Igor Tamm
1958 - Il'ja Mikhailovich
1958 - Igor Yevgenyevich
1959 - Emilio Segre
1960 - Donald A. Glaser
1961 - Robert Hofstadter
1962 - Lev Davidovich Landau
1963 - Eugene P. Wigner
1965 - Richard Phillips Feynman
1965 - Julian Schwinger
1967 - Hans Albrecht Bethe
1969 - Murray Gell-Mann
1971 - Dennis Gabor
1972 - Leon N. Cooper
1973 - Brian David Josephson
1975 - Benjamin Mottleson
1976 - Burton Richter
1978 - Arno Allan Penzias
1978 - Peter L Kapitza
1979 - Stephen Weinberg
1979 - Sheldon Glashow
1988 - Leon Lederman
1988 - Melvin Schwartz
1988 - Jack Steinberger
1990 - Jerome Friedman
1992 - Georges Charpak
1995 - Martin Perl
1995 - Frederick Reines
1996 - David M. Lee
1996 - Douglas D. Osheroff
1997 - Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
2000 - Zhores I. Alferov
2003 - Vitaly Ginsburg
2003 - Alexei Abrikosov
2004 - David Gross
2004 - H. David Politzer
2005 - Roy Glauber


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          Atari, Sega, Commodore, Sharp, Robotron: Famose Retro-Computer - Tops und Flops   
Was waren das noch für Zeiten, mit dem Apple Power Mac G4 Cube, dem BIC robotron A5105 oder dem IBM 5100 Portable Computer ... Wir schwelgen in Erinnerungen und präsentieren eine Sammlung antiker Technik.
          Comments Got Hosed   
You may have noticed that many reader comments have recently disappeared. The folks who provide the (free) serivce that I use seem to have had a software problem.
          A Night At Yhe Belgian Triple Pretoria..   
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          The Enemy Defined - But Do You Buy It?   
Whenever someone uses the phrase "War On Terror", it leaves open the question of who, exactly, the enemy is.
          Urlaub mit Smartphone - So bleiben Sie auf der sicheren Seite (AUDIO)   
G Data Software AG: Bochum (ots) - Anmoderationsvorschlag: Endlich Urlaub! Egal, ob es zum gemütlichen Strandurlaub, auf Sightseeing-Tour durch die großen Metropolen oder zum Wandern in die Berge geht: Das Smartphone ist immer mit am Start. Sagenhafte 93 Prozent der ...
          Wallis Ranch Named "Master Planned Community Of The Year" At PCBC 2017 Gold Nugget Awards   

Kindred House at Wallis Ranch; Courtesy of Christopher Mayer PhotographySAN DIEGO, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Trumark Communities announced today that Wallis Ranch, the 184-acre master planned community in Dublin, CA, was named "Master Planned Community of the Year" at the 54th Annual Gold Nugget Awards presented by PCBC, the largest annual homebuilding tra...



          For sale - power steering pump for ranger ... assy lifetime... - $58   
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          Join us for a Queer Newark Walking Tour!   
The Queer Newark Oral History Project would like to welcome you to join us for our two brand new wal
          Remembering Microsoft's Canceled Surface Mini   
The software giant should seriously consider resurrecting its smaller tablet.
          For sale - ranger 1999 Rear Seat Belts 449377 - $74   
Scranton PA, United States
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          Could Shopify Be a Millionaire Maker Stock?   
Early investors in the e-commerce solution have reaped big rewards. Is it too late to join the party?
          These 3 Stocks Have Doubled Their Dividends   
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          15 People Reveal the Strangest Date They've Ever Been On   

Dates can be pretty awkward, especially when there's a lull in the conversation and nervous eye contact.

But these dates aren't just your typical first date jitters, they're downright bizarre. Like, am I in an alternate reality or is this really happening, bizarre. 

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          12 Trashy Ass People Who Could Maybe Use Some Sense of Shame   

More hot trash than a trashcan bonfire.

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          12 Mildly Interesting Things That Are Actually Pretty Cool   

Some of these are actually more than mildly interesting. Dare I say, normal level interesting?

1. These streetlights in Rwanda that have countdowns.

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5. This ceiling fan that differentiates the ceiling and light chains with a mini light and fan.

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6. This building in Chicago.

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7. This "melty mouth" design concept for the Ghostbuster's Stay Puft Marshmallow Man.

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8. This supermarket that security tags SNICKERS BARS.

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          Σχόλιο στο Στη θάλασσα το αεροπλανοφόρο HMS Queen Elizabeth, το μεγαλύτερο πολεμικό πλοίο του Βρετανικού Ναυτικού από Gunslinger32   
Προφανώς πρόκειται για ένα σύγχρονο πλοίο, απο μόνο του όμως και χωρίς τα μέσα που θα μεταφέρει στο μέλλον είναι απλά ένα πλωτό αεροδρόμιο, που εκτός απο τα συστήματα αυτοάμυνας δεν έχει να προσφέρει κάτι παραπάνω απο μια φρεγάτα, ένα υποβρύχιο η ένα αντιτορπιλικό του RN, ωστόσο η δήλωση των Άγγλων πολιτικών ότι πρόκειται για το πιο ισχυρό πλοιο του βασιλικού ναυτικού είναι λίγο υπερβολική. Σε κάθε περίπτωση θα είναι η χαρά των υποβρυχίων κυνηγών, και ειδικά για τους συμμετέχοντες στο perisher course(και απο τα μέλη του ΝΑΤΟ που διαθέτουν υποβρύχια),<br /> οι οποίοι σύμφωνα με διάφορες αναφορές λατρεύουν τέτοιους «ισχυρούς» στόχους. 😉 <a href="http://www.public.navy.mil/subfor/underseawarfaremagazine/Issues/Archives/issue_28/dutch.html" rel="nofollow">http://www.public.navy.mil/subfor/underseawarfaremagazine/Issues/Archives/issue_28/dutch.html</a> <a href="https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/2c/aa/70/2caa7080c20aee12897ca01754bd901c.jpg" rel="nofollow"><img src="https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/2c/aa/70/2caa7080c20aee12897ca01754bd901c.jpg" alt="" width="700" height="" /></a> <a href="https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/d4/c4/56/d4c45600bf5c8223ccdd17b5e255c77c.jpg" rel="nofollow"><img src="https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/d4/c4/56/d4c45600bf5c8223ccdd17b5e255c77c.jpg" alt="" width="700" height="" /></a>
          Selfie Gift   

Release Year: 2017
Studio: JoyMii
Cast: Mary Kalisy

There''s something incredibly sexy about girls taking selfies. Sharing themselves with us in private, we feel super close to them. And it''s even better when, like Mary does here, they decide to show us everything. After changing into a cute oufit, she lies down on the bed and opens her legs. With a gentle but firm hand, she pleasures herself in the warm afternoon light. In a variety of positions, rubbing both pussy and anus at the same time, she reaches an earth-shaking climax. This is a really cute girl who loves to have us close when she plays with herself. What a time to be alive!

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Duration: 10:05
Video: 1920x1080, AVC (H.264), 5844kbps
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          Hơn 6.000 website của Việt Nam gặp sự cố trong nửa đầu năm 2017   

Tiến sỹ Nguyễn Khắc Lịch, Phó Giám đốc Trung tâm ứng cứu khẩn cấp máy tính Việt Nam (VNCERT) cho hay, trong nửa đầu năm 2017 (tính tới 27/6), không gian mạng Việt Nam đã chứng kiến nhiều vụ tấn công vào các website.

Cụ thể, có tới 1.522 website bị tấn công Phishing (lừa đảo), 989 websie bị tấn công Deface (thay đổi giao diện) và 3.792 website bị cài Malware (mã độc).

Ông Lịch cho hay, hiện nay hacker tấn công tinh vi hơn, tấn công trên diện rộng, có chủ đích. Mã độc được điều khiển và thực hiện theo kế hoạch.

Cũng theo ông Lịch, mục tiêu tấn công an toàn thông tin cũng khác trước. Hacker không chỉ đơn thuần lấy cắp thông tin cá nhân mà còn phá hủy thông tin, lợi dụng thông tin để phục vụ mục đích kinh tế, chính trị. Hacker cũng không đơn thuần theo cá nhân mà còn có tổ chức, thậm chí có tài trợ. Và, hiện nay, vấn đề chiến tranh mạng đã hiện hữu.



(Biểu đồ số liệu tấn công vào các website Việt Nam 6 tháng đầu năm 2017)

Trao đổi với phóng viên VietnamPlus, ông Hà Thế Phương, Phó Tổng giám đốc CMC Infosec khẳng định, an ninh an toàn thông tin đối với mọi cá nhân hay tổ chức đều bắt nguồn từ nhận thức.

Theo lãnh đạo của CMC, tình hình an ninh mạng 6 tháng đầu tại Việt Nam là không khả quan. Thực tế, cho dù có nhiều sự vụ lớn về an toàn thông tin xảy ra, các phương tiện truyền thông đều liên tục cảnh báo, cơ quan chức năng liên tục có công văn nhắc nhở nhưng theo khảo sát của CMC, các đơn vị sở hữu hệ thống công nghệ đa số đều thực hiện theo hình thức đối phó chứ không nhận thức đúng về mức độ nghiêm trọng của hiện trạng an ninh an toàn thông tin tại đơn vị mình.

"Lỗ hổng biết mà không vá đã nhiều nhưng sai sót trong nhận thức và hiểu biết về cách thức sử dụng Internet, lưu trữ dữ liệu hệ thống an toàn còn chiếm phần nhiều hơn," ông Phương nói.

Cũng theo vị chuyên gia này, nếu lãnh đạo cũng như chủ quản của các hệ thống công nghệ thông tin tiếp tục không coi trọng tăng cường nhận thức cũng như đầu tư cho an toàn thông tin thì Việt Nam vẫn sẽ tiếp tục nằm trong top đầu thế giới về mức độ lây nhiễm mã độc cũng như bị tấn công nằm vùng (APT)./.

          Destiny: Xur location and inventory for June 30, July 1   
Xur’s weekend plans have fallen through again, so he’s at work flogging guns in the Tower. Xur: Agent of the Nine isn’t out of a job yet, so being the little trooper that he is, he’s selling his wares to Guardians in the Tower and the Reef. He’s an hour late today what with time […]
          Vụ tấn công mạng toàn cầu: Mã độc mới vẫn đang hoành hành   

4 ngày sau các vụ tấn công mã độc đòi tiền chuộc mới và thủ phạm gây ra vụ tấn công mạng toàn cầu ngày 27/6 vừa qua không phải là biến thể của ransomware Petya mà là một ransomware mới chưa từng xuất hiện, hoạt động của cảng biển Rotterdam (Hà Lan) vẫn bị đình trệ nghiêm trọng.

Truyền thông Hà Lan ngày 30/6 đưa tin hệ thống cầu cảng container tại cảng Rotterdam hiện vẫn chưa thể hoạt động trở lại, từ đó ảnh hưởng tới các khu vực khác của cảng biển tại Hà Lan này.

Hàng nghìn máy tính bị tê liệt trong khi nhiều cảng biển, nhà máy và văn phòng trên thế giới đã phải đóng cửa do vụ tấn công mạng này.

Sau loạt vụ tấn công mới này, nhiều chuyên gia đánh giá việc tìm ra giải pháp cho cuộc tấn công mạng lần này có thể sẽ kéo dài lâu hơn so với vụ "Wannacry."



Công ty cung cấp dịch vụ chống virus và an ninh mạng đa quốc gia Kaspersky Lab của Nga cho biết các vụ tấn công mã độc đòi tiền chuộc mới "đang có xu hướng gia tăng" và thủ phạm gây ra vụ tấn công mạng toàn cầu mới nhất này không phải là biến thể của ransomware Petya như các thông tin trước đó.

Kết quả nghiên cứu của các chuyên gia thuộc Kaspersky Lab cho thấy mã độc đòi tiền chuộc trong vụ tấn công mạng mới đây khác biệt đáng kể so với tất cả các phiên bản mã độc Petya - thủ phạm tấn công hệ thống máy tính toàn cầu năm 2016 - được biết đến trước đó.

Các chuyên gia khẳng định đây không phải là biến thể của ransomware Petya, mà là một ransomware mới chưa từng xuất hiện. Kaspersky Lab đặt tên cho ransomware mới này là "NotPetya" hay "ExPetr."

Theo số liệu từ các hệ thống giám sát của Kasperksy Lab, đã có khoảng 2.000 cuộc tấn công liên quan đến ramsomware mới này tính đến thời điểm hiện tại. Các tổ chức bị ảnh hưởng nhiều nhất là ở Nga và Ukraine.

Ngoài ra, Kaspersky Lab cũng ghi nhận các cuộc tấn công khác ở Ba Lan, Italy, Anh, Đức, Pháp, Mỹ và nhiều quốc gia khác.

Cùng ngày 30/6, Cơ quan An ninh quốc gia Ukraine (SBU) thông báo đã thu giữ một số thiết bị mà họ cho là thuộc về các đặc vụ Nga khi điều tra thủ phạm tiến hành các vụ tấn công mạng trên phạm vi toàn cầu vừa qua. Nga đã bác bỏ mọi cáo buộc liên quan./.


          Heinfeld, Stanley Edward   
Stanley Edward Heinfeld, age 75 of Birmingham, AL went home to be with the Lord on June 30, 2017. He was an avid fisherman, Corvette enthusiast and...
          A bug in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare turned a sniper rifle into a smart bomb for one day   
A new gun introduced into Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare this week was, for the day it was left live, able to clear a screen of enemies every time it was fired. This news comes courtesy of PCGamesN. The gun is identified as the Proteus, which is capable of switching between sniper and shotgun modes. […]
          Game Digital shares nosedive 36pc after warning profits will be 'substantially below' expectations    
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          Starcraft: Remastered will release on August 15, and looks very faithful to the original   
Starcraft: Remastered finally has a release date, and new details and screens have emerged. Starcraft: Remastered, announced back in March, is not a radical reinvention of Starcraft – it’s essentially taking Starcraft and its expansion, Brood War, and updating them to look less rubbish on modern monitors. Earlier this year, the original Starcraft was updated […]
          BHP Billiton puts $250m towards Samarco clean-up   
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          Halo and Gears of War skipped E3, but Phil Spencer has seen “amazing work” from both studios   
It might be a while before we see anything from them, but it sounds like the studios behind Halo and Gears of War are hard at work. Neither Gears of War nor Halo were at E3, but Phil Spencer has seen what 343 Industries and The Coalition – teams that are dedicated entirely to their […]
          Outsourcer Serco warns of market 'unpredictability'   
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          Trinity Mirror warns of higher phone hacking compensation bill as print revenues fall   
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          Theater um Homo-Ehe: inszenierte Nichtigkeit oder Ablenkungsmanöver?   
Nun ist sie also beschlossene Sache: die "Homo-Ehe", oder "Ehe für alle". Der Freudentaumel im links-grünen ist enorm, heißt es doch, dass wir dem Stadium einer supra-offenen Gesellschaft wieder ein paar Schritte näher gekommen sind. "Ein buntes Ja für die Liebe" tönt die Klatschkanone gmx eifrig; auch hier wird der Beschluss wie ein lang umkämpfter Sieg gefeiert. Was zum Teufel aber soll dieses Theater? Haben wir nicht einen Berg anderer Probleme? Ich habe nichts gegen Homosexuelle und auch nicht gegen die Liebe. Es mutet jedoch absurd, beinahe pervers an, dass man angesichts einer inzwischen allgegenwärtigen Terrorgefahr, einem maroden Bildungssystem, einer hoffnungslos überforderten Polizei, no go areas, drohender Altersarmut, der Islamisierung und Entstehung von Parallelgesellschaften, der gestiegenen Kinderarmut, der EU-Krise, des wirtschaftlichen Bedeutungsverlustes und vielem mehr, ein derartiges Nischenthema zur einem Politikum von existenzieller Tragweite aufbläht. Wieviele Menschen in diesem Land werden davon überhaupt betroffen sein? Und wen interessiert es überhaupt? Der Fall Homo-Ehe ist ein exzellentes Exempel dafür, wie perfekt die Meinungsmache funktioniert. Kaum einen hat das Thema je gekratzt, aber innerhalb weniger Tage/Wochen ist es in aller Munde. Selbst ich habe heute Vormittag mit einer gewissen Spannung der mdr-Berichterstattung zu den Abstimmungsergebnissen gelauscht. "Wow" hab ich gedacht und mich gefühlt, als hätte ich nach drei Tagen Dauerwerbesendung endlich das neue Küchen-Multi-Tool bestellt. Wovon soll hier abgelenkt werden? Vom Durchwinken des Maas´schen Zensurgesetzes? Oder welch andere Unsäglichkeit wird uns bald wieder als diktatorisch anheimelndes Schmakerl vorgetragen? Worum geht es hierbei? Soweit ich weiß, waren homoseuelle Pärchen den "Normalos" in so gut wie allem gleichgestellt. Unterschiede liegen in diesem Fall ja wohl eindeutig in der Natur der Sache. Und Differenzierung sollte nicht automatisch mit...
          Abbruch der Neustädter Strasse 48c in Weida   
Endlich ist es so weit, auf das die Anwohner gewartet haben. Der Bagger ist da und verrichtet seine Arbeit, auf das bald wieder Sauberkeit, Ruhe und Ordnung einziehen mögen.
          Open Air Kabarett in Lengenfeld unterm Stein am Samstag, den 19.08. 2017 um 20.00 Uhr im Schwimmbad   
Open Air Kabarett in Lengenfeld unterm Stein am Samstag, den 19.08. 2017 um 20.00 Uhr im Schwimmbad "Die BarHocker- Sahnestücke aus 17 Jahren Kabarett" „Die BarHocker“- Was zunächst nach einer langweiligen Möbel-Werbung klingt, erweist sich bei näherer Betrachtung als ein wortspielgewaltiges Kabarett aus dem erzgebirgischen Oelsnitz. Das Duo Sascha Wildenhain und Kay Haberkorn („das größte Solo-Kabarett der Welt“) steht seit dem Jahre 2000 gemeinsam auf den hiesigen, regionalen, weltbedeutenden Kleinkunstbühnen dieses Planeten und begeistert seither sein Publikum mit selbsterdachten Texten und/oder eigens fürs Publikum erdichteten, persönlich gezupften Gitarrensongs. Das dabei ein gewisser Selbsterkennungswert im Vordergrund steht, ist für die beiden Protagonisten ebenso selbstverständlich, wie auch hie und da politische Themen auf`s Korn zu nehmen. Vornehmlich beackern die passionierten Hobbyspötter aber das Feld „alltäglicher Unzulänglichkeiten im zwischenmenschlichen Miteinander...“. Dass dabei manchmal dem einen oder anderen das Lachen im Halse steckenbleibt, ist gewollt und Programm! Jedoch sind sie sich auch nicht zu schade, sich selbst dabei gehörig auf die Schippen ihrer dünnen Ärmchen zu nehmen. Als waschechte Erzgebirger frönen Haberkorn und Wildenhain zwar auch ihrer Mundart, sprechen aber ebenso Fremddialekte wie z.B. Hochdeutsch. Ihre Bühnenshow lebt dabei vor allem durch permanent wechselnde Rollen und stets neue, eigens kreierte Figuren, wie „Ilse & Lieselotte“, deren garstige Gatten „Siegfried & Fritz“ oder die ehemaligen Sowjetbürger „Sascha & Sergeij“. Auch ohne das Live-Interview „Der interessante Mensch“ mit wechselnden Protagonisten wird das Duo selten noch von der Bühne gelassen… Im Sinne der Worte von Georg Christoph Lichtenberg - „Sagt, gibt es ein Land außer Deutschland, in dem man die Nase eher rümpfen lernt statt putzen?“ werden natürlich auch Publikanten/-Innen einbezogen. Doch keine Angst! Außer mit...
          Worte zum Sonntag: "Sturm, Hagel, Blitz und Donner"   
Die Schwüle des Tages hängt in der Luft. Es ist schweißtreibend warm. Von der Terrasse aus kann ich das Auftürmen der Wolken beobachten. Schwarz naht eine Gewitterfront. Fernes Grollen und Donnern. Blitze zucken.   Der Himmel sieht aus, als wolle die Welt untergehen. Künstler haben die letzten Momente der Menschheitsgeschichte mit dunklen Farben gemalt. Sturm, Hagel, Blitz und Donner. Die Bibel beschreibt den Weltuntergang mit finsteren Visionen. „Ihr werdet hören von Kriegen und Kriegsgeschrei; seht zu und erschreckt nicht. Denn das muss so geschehen; aber es ist noch nicht das Ende da. Denn es wird sich ein Volk gegen das andere erheben und ein Königreich gegen das andere; und es werden Hungersnöte sein und Erdbeben.“ (Matthäus 24,7). Doch diese Bilder wollen nicht Ängste verbreiten und einschüchtern. Gerade in schwierigen Zeiten war es für viele ein Wort der Hoffnung, wenn es in der Bibel heißt: „Denn wie der Blitz ausgeht vom Osten und leuchtet bis zum Westen, so wird auch das Kommen des Menschensohns sein.“ (Matthäus 24,27). Diese Welt wird ein Ende haben. Doch dieses Ende soll ein Anfang werden. Wie der Donner zum Blitz gehört und der Blitz zum Gewitter, so sicher ist es, dass Jesus sichtbar wiederkommt und alles neu machen wird. Das soll uns heute Lebensmut geben: „Alle Herren dieser Welt gehen, aber unser Herr, der kommt.“ (G.  Heinemann) Gesegnete Zeit.
          Hohe Geldforderungen gegen LKW Hersteller aufgrund von Preisabsprachen!   
Im vergangenen Jahr sind fünf namhafte LKW Hersteller aufgeflogen. Die EU-Kommission warf ihnen geheime Preisabsprachen vor und verhängte hohe Geldbußen. Nun haben sich mehrere Logistik-Unternehmen zusammengeschlossen und fordern ihrerseits Schadenersatz in Gesamthöhe von rund 100 Millionen Euro. Auch der Name VW taucht wieder in diesem Skandal auf. Es sind 200 Spediteure aus dem Mittelstand, die sich nun zusammengetan haben, um ihren Anspruch auf Schadenersatz Gewicht zu verleihen. Die Klagen richten sich gegen die Hersteller, die im Sommer vergangenen Jahres von der EU-Kommission teilweise zu Geldbußen verurteilt wurden, nachdem der LKW-Bauer MAN die illegalen Preisabsprachen aufflogen ließ. Mindestens fünf namhafte Markennamen sind dabei in den Abspracheskandal verwickelt ... (Artikel zu Ende lesen) Zum Autor: NTU Nürnberger Transportunternehmen GmbH Unsere Spedition aus Nürnberg bietet Ihnen flexible und termingerechte Logistiklösungen für den bundesweiten Transport, den Umzugsservice sowie Expressversand (LKWs, Transporter, Busse etc.) in Nürnberg. Schwerpunkt sind jedoch Transporte aller Arten.
          Ranch Style   

the Delaware 1,680 square feet the Delaware Brochure

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          Supro CS10 Amp Cover   
Preissenkung am 30.06.2017: Supro CS10 Amp Cover Schutzhülle für Supreme and Comet Supro Combos, schwarzes Kunstleder
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          Verletzte bei Verkehrsunfällen und 34-jährige VW-Fahrerin unter Drogen   
Symbolbild Bei Verkehrsunfällen verletzt Weida: Am Donnerstag (29.06.2017), gegen 10:40 Uhr befuhr eine 71- jährige Honda Fahrerin den Parkplatz eines Verbrauchermarktes in der Geraer Straße. Auf der Suche nach einer freien Parkfläche übersah sie einen 85- jährigen Fußgänger und fuhr ihn von hinten an. Der Mann kam zu Fall und wurde verletzt.   Greiz: Am Donnerstag (29.06.2017), gegen 16:45 Uhr befuhr eine 19- jährige Peugeot Fahrerin die B92 in Richtung Greiz. In einer Rechtskurve am Gommlaer Berg verlor sie die Kontrolle über ihr Fahrzeug und geriet in den Gegenverkehr. Gleichzeitig befuhr eine 38-jährige Skoda Fahrerin die Gegenrichtung. Beide Pkw kollidierten miteinander. Durch den Unfall wurden beide Fahrzeugführerinnen verletzt, an den Kfz entstand Sachschaden. Die Unfallstelle musste gereinigt werden.   Pkw unter Einfluss von Betäubungsmitteln und ohne Fahrerlaubnis geführt Weida: Am Donnerstag (29.06.2017), gegen 15:30 Uhr kontrollierten Polizeibeamte die 34-jährige Fahrerin eines Pkw VW, die gerade auf die Gabelsberger Straße auffahren wollte. Grund der Kontrolle waren dabei die entstempelten Kennzeichentafeln am Fahrzeug. Während der Überprüfung stellte sich heraus, dass die Fahrzeugführerin keine Fahrerlaubnis besitzt, unter Einfluss von Betäubungsmitteln stand, (der Test verlief auf Amphetamine/Methamphetamine positiv), sowie das Kfz nicht zugelassen war. Die Weiterfahrt wurde untersagt, eine Blutentnahme veranlasst und entsprechende Ermittlungsverfahren eingeleitet.
          1. FC Greiz will Neuanfang in der Kreisoberliga   
Szene aus der Begegnung des 1. FC Greiz mit dem FC Motor Zeulenroda am 15. April auf dem Tempelwald. Das Derby wird es in der kommenden Saison nicht geben: Zeulenroda bleibt in der Landesklasse, während Greiz in der Kreisoberliga spielt. Der 1. FC Greiz spielt in der kommenden Saison in der Kreisoberliga. Ein "Geschenk" des Thüringer Fußball-Verbandes (TFV) zum Verbleib in der Landesklasse lehnen die Greizer ab. Sportlich hätte der Traditionsverein den Klassenerhalt ja geschafft, aber durch einen umstrittenen Punktabzug wegen zu wenig Schiedsrichtern aus Greiz erfolgte der Zwangsabstieg in die Kreisoberliga. Durch den unerwarteten Rückzug von Rositz aus der Landesklasse bot der TVF den Tempelwäldlern an, nun doch noch in dieser verbleiben können. Doch der Verein hat sich am Mittwochabend dagegen entschieden. „Der Punkteklau des TFV in Zusammenhang mit der Abstiegsregelung hat sehr viel Missstimmung bei uns verbreitet. Dieses 'Geschenk', was uns jetzt offeriert wurde, können und wollen wir nicht annehmen. Wir lassen uns nicht kaufen. Da spielen sicher viele emotionale Dinge rein, die mit hochkochen“, so der Vereinspräsident Frank Brettfeld am Donnerstag. „Wir wünschen uns ein Nachdenken beim Verband. Über den Eingriff in den Abstiegskampf mit dem Punkteklau sollte man einmal in Erfurt nachdenken. Was spricht gegen eine feste Anzahl an Absteigern und eine Verteilung der Aufsteiger nach regionalen Gesichtspunkten?“, richtet Brettfeld seinen Appell an den Thüringer Fußball-Verband. Ein weiterer Grund für die Entscheidung gegen die Landesklasse war die Kürze der Frist: „Innerhalb der kurzen Zeit war eine Teambildung für die Landesklasse, die in unseren Gedanken keine Rolle mehr gespielt hat, einfach nicht zu pushen. Wir haben gestern den ganzen Tag versucht in Erfurt jemanden zu erreichen, um eine längere Frist zu haben. Das war leider unmöglich", so der Vereinschef. Geplant sei jetzt ein Neuanfang mit jungen Leuten, die aus dem A-Junioren-Bereich nachrücken: "Sicher braucht dies für die Entwicklung im Männerbereich noch etwas Zeit. Aber wir werden diesen Weg gehen. Es ist viel Frust bei der Sache dabei. Sportlich wollen wir uns natürlich nicht freiwillig in niedrigere Klassen...
          Analista de Documentação - Pixeon - Pará   
Informar à equipe de desenvolvimento erros encontrados na utilização destes softwares. Criar e manter atualizada a documentação dos produtos, como manuais,...
De Pixeon - Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:15:39 GMT - Visualizar todas as empregos: Pará
          Marsili, Alfred F.   
Alfred F. Marsili, 92, was born in Lynch, KY. As a World War II veteran, he graduated from Lynch High School, went to IIT College, then worked at the...
          Manfred Morgners Vogtlandorangen   
„Wollt ihr wissen, wo die Apfelsinen wachsen, die euch zu Weihnachten der Weihnachtsmann bringt? Bei mir nämlich“, überraschte Manfred Morgner die Kinder und Erzieherinnen der evangelischen Kindertagesstätte „Arche Noah“ Bernsgrün, die das ihm nicht glaubten. Große staunende Augen bei den Mädchen und Jungen, als sie dann den Orangenbaum in Morgners Garten besichtigten. „Das sind meine Vogtlandorangen. 13 reife habe ich schon abgenommen, 38 grüne und viele Blüten sind noch dran“, berichtet Morgner stolz. Die Früchte haben einen Durchmesser von acht Zentimeter und sind für manche Äste schon zu schwer, so dass sie brechen. Der über 10 Jahre alte Baum trägt bereits das fünfte Jahr. Gekauft hat ihn der passionierte Hobbygärtner als „ausrangierter, für den Abfall bestimmter Baum ohne Krone“. Doch unter Morgners grünen Daumen gedieh und wuchs er prächtig. Der Baum überwintert im frostfreien Raum, und im Sommer hat er einen sonnigen, warmen Platz im Freien. Neben den Orangenbaum hat der mit Lust und Liebe zu „außergewöhnlichen“ Pflanzen agierende Morgner natürlich noch andere Raritäten: winterharte Palmen, Baumpfingstrose, Wunderbaum, Bananenstaude, Olivenbaum, Blattlimette, Zitronenbaum, gelbe Wachsblume, Tulpenbaum, Schönmalve, gelbe Wildtomaten, Yucca-Palmen, die jetzt schon eine beachtliche Größe von zwei Metern erreicht haben und weiter wachsen. Und natürlich gehört zu seinen Exoten auch die Blaue Bergfeige, mit der er im vergangenen Jahr bei der Gartenolympiade punkten konnte und einen Ableger schon wieder selbst gezogen mit einer Feige dran im Kübel stehen hat.
          "Ich höre was, was Du nicht hörst!" - Experten beraten zum Thema Tinnitus   
Mit ihren informativen Vorträgen trafen die Referenten der Deutschen Tinnitus-Liga e.V. und die Vertreter der regionalen Selbsthilfegruppe Ostthüringen die Anwesenden lösungsorientiert mitten in ihre persönliche Situation. Symptom? Fehlfunktion?? Oder doch eine Krankheit??? Rätsel Tinnitus „Captain Kirk“ William Shatner kann es sagen, Sänger Bono Vox von U2 und Eric Clapton auch. „Ich höre was, was Du nicht hörst: Tinnitus!“ Mit bundesweit über drei Millionen Betroffenen sind Ohrgeräusche, die sonst niemand hört, schon fast eine Volkskrankheit. Menschen, die Tinnitus haben, leiden häufig sehr unter ihren Ohrgeräuschen, denn oftmals ist das Brummen, Rauschen, Piepsen oder Kreischen mit Begleiterscheinungen wie Schlaf- und Konzentrationsstörungen verbunden. Hilfe gegen den ungebetenen Gast im Ohr und die immense psychische Belastung verspricht ein wachsendes Angebot an Therapiemethoden, Arznei- und Hilfsmitteln, deren Wirksamkeit meist unbewiesen ist. Informationen und Hilfestellung im Umgang mit dem quälenden Ohrgeräusch erwarteten auch über 50 Teilnehmer aus Zwickau, Westsachsen und Ostthüringen, die sich auch den Weg in den Gemeindesaal der Zwickauer Pauluskirche gemacht hatten. Die Deutsche Tinnitus-Liga e.V. hatte drei hochkarätige Referenten aufgeboten, die sich nach ihren Vorträgen den Fragen der Anwesenden stellten. Draußen im Foyer standen Harry Apitz und Peter Vucic von der auch für Westsachsen zuständigen Tinnitus-Selbsthilfegruppe Ostthüringen für persönliche Gespräche zur Verfügung, informierten über Gruppenaktivitäten und versorgten die Hilfesuchenden mit Informationsmaterial . Vom Betroffenen zum mündigen Patienten Die Veranstaltung begann mit den praktischen Erfahrungen eines selbst hochgradig Betroffenenen: Unter dem Titel „Tinnitus, Schwerhörigkeit und Lärmbelastung am Arbeitsplatz“ schlug Volker Albert, Präsident der Deutschen Tinnitus-Liga e. V., gleich die Brücke zur Alltagssituation Hörgeschädigter, und brachte die vielfältigen Folgen von Kommunikationsstörungen für Betroffene und ihr Umfeld mit einem Zitat des Philosophen Immanuel Kant auf den Punkt: „Nicht sehen trennt von Dingen, nicht hören trennt von Menschen.“ Zustimmendes Nicken...
          Die Fuller-Story - heißer und kalter Krieg in Blankenhain   
Ltn. Leonard B. Fuller Der Absturz über Blankenhain - Ein Blick hinter den Eisernen Vorhang Unter dem Motto "Versöhnung über den Gräbern - Arbeit für den Frieden" soll an den US-Piloten Ltn. Leonard B. Fuller erinnert werden, der am 7. Juli 1944 in Blankenhain sein Leben verlor. Das Flugzeug des Piloten der US Air Force, wurde im Luftkampf über Naumburg von der deutschen Flak getroffen. Seine Mustang P-51 D stürzte in einem Waldstück hinter Blankenhain ab und zerschellte. Obwohl er noch mit dem Fallschirm absprang, überlebte er es nicht. Ltn. Leonard B. Fuller wurde auf dem Alten Friedhof in Blankenhain begraben. Eine Familie aus Blankenhain hatte jahrelang sein Grab gepflegt. Sie hatte selbst ihre Söhne im Krieg verloren. Nach einem langen Hickhack im "Kalten Krieg" und diplomatischem Tauziehen, gespickt mit Misstrauen der Siegermächte aus Ost und West, konnten die Eltern das Grab Ende der 1940er-Jahre endlich in Thüringen besuchen. Von Frankfurt a. M. aus starteten die Amerikaner ihre aufregende Reise durch die sowjetische Besatzungszone mit Polizei-Eskorten. Sie lernte die grabpflegende Familie kennen. Und sie trauerten gemeinsam um verlorenen Söhne. Die Fullers waren von der Begegnung und ihrer Reise so gerührt, dass sie nach ihrer Rückkehr in die USA über 300 Vorträge darüber hielten. 1950 hatten sie dann endlich die Möglichkeit ihren Sohn nach seiner Exhumierung in seinen Heimatort Linden / NY (USA) zu überführen. Am 9. Juli wird die Amerikanerin Donna Bonning, die nach der Familie forschte und unzähliges Material über den Piloten fand - auf dem Alten Friedhof in Blankenhain eine Gedenktafel einweihen. Gleichzeitig eröffnen der Heimatforscher Bernd Schmidt aus Weimar und der Arbeitskreis Stadtgeschichte Blankenhain e.V. eine Ausstellung zur "Fuller-Story". Damit wollen sie auf die beinah vergessene Geschichte aufmerksam machen. Die Ausstellung mit 15 Schaustafeln zeigt...
          Auxiliar de Informática - Brima Serviços - Belém, PA   
Formatação de computadores, instalação de sistemas operacionais (Windows/Linux), instalação de softwares, suporte técnico remoto e presencial....
De Indeed - Fri, 05 May 2017 11:22:32 GMT - Visualizar todas as empregos: Belém, PA
          Geraer Polizeimeldungen vom 29. Juni   
Symbolbild Kollision mit Kalb Gera: Mit einem Jungbulle kollidierte am Donnerstag (29.06.2017), gegen 03:00 Uhr ein Pkw. Der 55-jährige Skodafahrer befuhr die Straße zwischen Wacholderbaum und Negis als plötzlich ein Rindvieh auf der Straße stand. Der Mann stoppte seinen Pkw. In der Folge lief das Tier auf das Fahrzeug zu und stieß gegen den Pkw. Das Tier blieb unverletzt. Der Tierhalter war vor Ort und kümmerte sich um die Sicherung des Tieres. Dumm gelaufen Gera: Am Mittwoch (28.06.2017), gegen 23:50 Uhr kontrollierten Polizeibeamte 2 Männer (litauisch, 34 und 28 Jahre), da diese zuvor zivile Polizeibeamte nach Betäubungsmitteln fragten. Bei der Durchsuchung der Männer wurde eine Geldbörse mit diversen Karten aufgefunden, welche nicht dem Beschuldigten gehörten, sowie in der Folge eine Jacke, welche gemeinsam mit dem Portmonee als gestohlen gemeldet war. Die Dinge wurden sichergestellt und entsprechende Anzeigen gefertigt. Pkw Scheibe eingeschlagen Gera: Indem Unbekannte in der Zeit von Dienstag (27.06.2017), gegen 07:00 Uhr und Mittwoch (28.06.2017), gegen 17:30 Uhr eine hintere Seitenscheibe eines Pkw Ford einschlugen, verschafften sich der oder die Täter Zugang zum Pkw-Innenraum und entwendeten aus diesem einen Briefumschlag mit persönlichen Unterlagen. Die Ermittlungen laufen. Unter Drogen und ohne Fahrerlaubnis Gera: Am Mittwoch (28.06.2017), gegen 15:15 Uhr kontrollierten Polizeibeamte der Einsatzunterstützung in der Tinzer Straße einen Fiat. Während der Kontrolle stellt sich heraus dass der 24-jährige Fahrzeugführer unter dem Einfluss von Betäubungsmitteln stand und nicht im Besitz einer erforderlichen Fahrerlaubnis ist. Es folgte eine Blutentnahme und entsprechende Anzeigen wurden erstattet.
          Schwerer Unfall auf der B 93 und weitere Polizeimeldungen vom 29. Juni für das Altenburger Land   
Symbolbild Unfall mit drei Schwerverletzten B93: Drei Personen, darunter ein einjähriges Kind wurden Mittwochnachmittag (28.06.2017) bei einem Verkehrsunfall im Altenburger Land schwer verletzt. Ein 44-jähriger VW- Fahrer geriet auf der Bundesstraße 93 zwischen Zehma und Lehndorf aus bisher ungeklärter Ursache auf die Gegenfahrbahn und kollidierte hier mit einem Seat. Sowohl die beiden Insassen des entgegenkommenden Pkw, ein 37-jähriger Mann und ein einjähriges Kind, als auch der Unfallverursacher wurden bei dem Zusammenstoß schwer verletzt und ins Krankenhaus gebracht. Ein weiterer Pkw Skoda wurde durch herumfliegende Fahrzeugteile beschädigt. Vor Ort kam ein Gutachter zum Einsatz. Die Fahrzeuge wurden im Anschluss abgeschleppt. Zum Zwecke der Unfallaufnahme und Bergung war die Straße für längere Zeit gesperrt. Europaletten entwendet Ponitz: Im Zeitraum vom 26.06. - 27.06.2017 wurden im Gartenweg, von einer Straßenbaustelle, 12 Europaletten entwendet. Jeweils am (Montag) 26.06.2017 und (Dienstag) 27.06.2017 wurden die Paletten mit einem Pkw Skoda abtransportiert. Der Vorgang wurde bemerkt, dass amtliche Kennzeichen ist bekannt. Ein Ermittlungsverfahren wurde eingeleitet. Unter Alkoholeinfluss im Straßenverkehr unterwegs Gößnitz: Am Mittwoch (28.06.2017), gegen19:25 Uhr wurde in der Querstraße ein 49-jähriger Fahrradfahrer kontrolliert. Hierbei wurde Atemalkohol festgestellt. Ein freiwilliger Atemalkoholtest ergab einen Wert von 1,91 Promille. Im Krankenhaus erfolgte eine Blutentnahme. Die Weiterfahrt wurde untersagt und eine Anzeige erstattet. Gegenseitige Körperverletzung Altenburg: Am Mittwoch (28.06.2017), gegen 21:10 Uhr kam es im Bereich der Marstallstraße zu einer körperlichen Auseinandersetzung. Zwei alkoholisierte 15-Jährige gerieten aneinander. In deren Folge wurde einer der beiden Jugendlichen im Gesicht verletzt und kam ins Krankenhaus. Die Eltern wurden darüber informiert. Der andere 15-Jährige wurde seinen Eltern...
          Polizei warnt vor Betrugsmasche   
Unbekannte rufen an und geben sich als Polizeibeamte aus. Symbolbild Die Landespolizeiinspektion Gera warnt vor einer Betrugsmasche. Demnach wurde in den vergangenen ein 51-jähriger Mann durch einen Herrn Wolfgang Grimm angerufen. Der Anrufer gab sich als vermeintlicher Polizeibeamter aus und hatte den 51-Jährigen aufgefordert, vom Konto Geld abzuheben. Ein konkreter Geldbetrag wurde hierbei nicht genannt, jedoch übte der Anrufer immensen Druck aus. Es folgten weitere Anrufe durch eine Frau Ines Meyer. Glücklicherweise ging der Mann nicht auf die Forderung des angeblichen Polizeibeamten ein, so dass kein finanzieller Schaden entstand. Die Polizei warnt in diesem Zusammenhang vor dieser Art dubioser Anrufe: "Sollten Sie einen derartigen Anruf erhalten, gehen Sie nicht auf die Forderungen ein. Überweisen sie kein Geld oder geben es nicht an Ihnen Unbekannte persönlich heraus. Informieren Sie Ihre Polizei. Sollten Sie bereits Opfer eines solchen Betruges oder Betrugsversuches geworden sein, so setzen Sie sich bitte mit der örtlichen Polizeidienststelle ins Benehmen."
          Kommentar zu Hochrangiges Regierungsmitglied: “Spätestens im November geht es rund” von ich bin   
Erkenntnis und Verständnis eignet sich jeder selber an. Und das ist ein Prozess der über Jahre dauert, und es ändert sich auch ständig wenn wieder neue Informationen dazukommen (Die Wahrheit, oder was ihr damit bezeichnet, aus den vielen Artikeln im Internet herauszufiltern, wo das ganze so gemischt ist mit Halbwahrheiten und Desinformationen, tja, schwierig für die meisten und zeitaufwändig). Die Programmierung durch Schule, Erziehung, Fernsehen, Werbung usw. aus dem eigenen Energiesystem zu löschen muss jeder selber wollen. Es gibt natürlich viele Möglichkeiten dazu wie man es erreichen kann. So wie ich es geschrieben habe hat es sicher die richtige Kraft. Wer soweit ist, versteht es. Warum soll ich Erklärungen hier schreiben, hatte ich schon gemacht, ist halt zu oft nicht veröffentlicht worden durch die Bloginhaberin. Als aufgerichtete Seele mit den gebeugten zu kommunizieren - was meint ihr? Gedanken und Worte schafften die 3D-Realität - also damit aufpassen - Verstanden? Wer soweit ist findet seine Antworten.
          Russische Klänge   
Theater&Philharmonie Thüringen
Das Philharmonische Orchester Altenburg-Gera im Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera unter Leitung seines Generalmusikdirektors Laurent Wagner Im 1. Philharmonischen Konzert der neuen Spielzeit 2017/18 am 6. und 7. September um 19.30 Uhr im Konzertsaal der Bühnen der Stadt Gera schlägt das Philharmonische Orchester Altenburg-Gera unter der musikalischen Leitung von Generalmusikdirektor Laurent Wagner russische Klänge an. Die Oktoberrevolution 1917 brachte auch für die Kultur weitreichende Veränderungen mit sich. In der Sowjetunion tätige Künstler wurden in den folgenden Jahrzehnten zensiert, verfolgt, mussten fliehen, leisteten Widerstand oder passten sich den staatlichen Vorgaben an. Auch 100 Jahre später sind die Auswirkungen dieser Ereignisse unverkennbar, in der Rückschau auf Leben und Werk einer großen Komponistengeneration – und in der Rezeption im Westen. Das 1. Philharmonische Konzert stellt dabei beide Seiten gegenüber: die der Opfer und die der (scheinbaren) Täter. Chrennikov, Generalsekretär des Komponistenverbandes der Sowjetunion, setzte die Vorgaben des Machtapparats um. Zugleich engagierte er sich mutig gegen Antisemitismus und schützte verfolgte Komponisten. Mit der deutschen Erstaufführung seines 2. Klavierkonzerts wird der hierzulande eher unbekannte Komponist vorgestellt. Dennoch galt er als klarer Gegner der angeblich formalistischen Musik von Komponisten wie Chatschaturjan und Schostakowitsch, die jedoch wohl v. a. deswegen verfemt waren, weil sie zur musikalischen Elite des Landes gehörten. Mit seinen großen lyrischen Bögen und der inniglichen Melodie verzaubert das Adagio aus dem berühmten Ballett Spartacus von Chatschaturjan seit jeher seine Zuhörer. Schostakowitschs 13. Sinfonie Babi Jar entstand in der Tauwetterperiode nach Stalins Tod. In der Schlucht Babi Jar erschoss 1941 ein SS-Kommando 34000 Juden. Das Mitfühlen mit den Opfern wird verknüpft mit der Anklage gegen russische Antisemiten. Die Uraufführung 1962 wurde zum tönenden Appell für ein friedliches Miteinander. Jascha Nemtsov, Solist des Klavierkonzerts, ist Professor für Geschichte der jüdischen Musik an der...
          Discos - a peyote stitch beaded bead tutorial by Sharri Moroshok - instant download pdf with photos and step by step instructions by TheBeadedBead   

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"These little beauties are fun to make and they are beautiful in an endless array of color combinations!"

The finished beaded bead is 15 x 8mm. The 12 x 4mm base bead for this project is not widely available but you can purchase them here in my shop. I have them in 2 finishes:

brown
http://www.etsy.com/listing/92123485/wooden-spacer-beads-12-x-4mm-dark-brown
natural
https://www.etsy.com/listing/158842922/czech-wooden-spacer-beads-12-x-4mm?ref=shop_home_active

The pattern, once learned, is very adaptable and variations can easily be made using ordinary washers purchased at any hardware store. See the last picture above for examples of variations.


Materials you will need are:
size 15 Japanese seed beads
size 11 Japanese seed beads
size 11 Delicas
0 or B Nymo (or other fine beading thread)
size 12 beading needle
base beads (as described above)

This file is instantly downloadable. Once purchased you will be able to download the PDF file. You'll need Adobe Reader which you can download for free at www.adobe.com

This listing is for the tutorial only and not for any of the finished beads or jewelry pictured.

You may sell items made with the finished beads but only on the condition that you credit me as the designer. The tutorial itself is protected under copyright law and must not be reproduced, distributed, published or taught without my express permission.


          Gera erwartet am 1. Juli mehrere Demos und ein großes Polizeiaufgebot   
Am 1. Juli ist in Gera mit einem größeren Polizeiaufgebot zu rechnen. Symbolbild Auf Grund mehrerer angemeldeter Versammlungen am Samstag, den 1. Juli 2017, wird die Polizei in Gera mit einem größeren Aufgebot vertreten sein. Anlass für den polizeilichen Einsatz sind eine angemeldete Versammlung der NPD sowie mehrere Versammlungen im Stadtgebiet von Gera im Zeitraum von 10 bis 21 Uhr unter Beteiligung von Gewerkschaften, Parteien und Verbänden. "Die Landespolizeiinspektion Gera verfolgt mit ihrem Einsatzkonzept das Ziel, die Grundrechte auf Versammlungs- und Meinungsfreiheit zu gewährleisten. Durch ein situations- und lagebezogenes Handeln aller Einsatzkräfte wird ein friedlicher und gewaltfreier Verlauf der Versammlungen angestrebt. Die möglichen Beeinträchtigungen für die Öffentlichkeit sollen so gering wie möglich gehalten werden", heißt es dazu in einer Medienmeldung der Landespolizeiinspektion Gera. Die Geraer Bevölkerung und Besucher im Stadtgebiet werden um Verständnis gebeten, dass es aufgrund der angemeldeten Versammlungen zu Behinderungen und Einschränkungen im öffentlichen Straßenverkehr kommen wird.
          Comment on A postcard from the past: Shaw House and Lido by N Narayanan   
Thanks again Mr Jerome Lim, for this latest post on Orchard Road. Like the proverbial bad penny, here I turn up again (please feel free not to put up my comments if for any reason they are unwelcome, but believe me they are made purely as incidental to your commentary) 'A nation of shopkeepers' is reportedly a not-too-complimentary phrase referring to England going back to 1794 (Wikipedia). Much in the same vein, one could say we Singaporeans could be dubbed 'a nation of shoppers'. 'Orchard Road' is apparently the 'flavour of the moment' with pleas being made 'to restore the vibrancy of the area', mainly by those whose memories &/or experiences go back to more recent times. True, their attitudes may be reflected in the phrase 'Orchard Road, Singapore: Asia's Most Famous Shopping Street ..." as one description goes. But time was when it was less 'glitzy' and a more sedate and respectable upper-middle-class residential area, as would be fitting for its proximity to the 'Governor's House' - in colonial times - and 'The Istana - President's Residence' since Independence. In sharp contrast, Orchard Road has today earned the distinction of being 'Every Shopper's Paradise', with much of the credit being accorded to those who have developed the area. While giving them their due, I personally find it sad that in this context, all-forgotten now is my then-boss the late Mr Moshe J Nassim, founder of the Auctioneers & Estate Agents firm 'Nassim & Co Ltd'. Circa 1950 he persuaded the Hongkong Bank to buy the land where MacDonald House now stands, confidently assuring them 'Orchard Road will be the place of future Singapore'.He was eminently qualified in his observations, as he had been resident in the area from pre-WWII years. Surely Mr Nassim needs to be remembered for his foresight. In property matters, he was largely responsble in opening up the then undeveloped ulu areas of Frankel Estate, Loyang and Sarimbun. Returning to 'Orchard Road, quite by accident, I just stumbled upon a video blog titled 'Singapore in 1956' - MichaelRogge. 'Published on Jun 19, 2013 -- Singapore as a world port more than half a century ago. I see bankers walking around in white tropical suits as I did myself at the time in Hong Kong...' (Source/Link: ) The clear views of the Orchard Road/Dhoby Ghaut corner are stunning, as too Union Building (now Tung Centre) at Collyer Quay, and these, along with others in the clip, will surely evoke nostalgic memories in those who were here in Singapore more than six decades back. For a more recent appreciative view, this post (http://www.visitsingapore.com/see-do-singapore/places-to-see/orchard.html) sums up:- ''Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned shopper, Orchard Road, a 2.2km shopping belt, is the place for retail therapy. 'Who'd have thought that over 150 years ago, Orchard Road was just a small lane lined with fruit orchards, nutmeg plantations and pepper farms. A look back By the 1850s, these humble origins had changed. People moved in, along with outdoor hawker centres, wet markets, cemeteries, temples, and even an open-air laundry basin. It was only in 1903 that Orchard Road’s shops sprung up, with Singapore's first supermarket, where The Centrepoint now stands. The first department store was opened by local merchant C.K Tang in 1958 on a plot of land facing a cemetery. When it was demolished in 1982, it was replaced by the landmark Tang Plaza, which houses a local department store and hotel. In the 1970s, cinemas, a bowling alley and ever larger malls followed, and Orchard Road’s reputation as an entertainment hub grew. Spoilt for choice Today, Orchard Road is flanked by iconic shopping malls, restaurants and hotels, choc-a-bloc with retail, dining and entertainment choice for every taste and budget. Designer threads, fast fashion, upscale restaurants, ethnic wares, art galleries and relaxed hangouts – you name it, Orchard Road has it. Here’s a tip: while the almond and jambu trees are no more, huge angsana trees lining the large pedestrian mall give ample shade from the blazing sun – making this still a nice place to stroll'''' Thanks for the memories!
          Steffen Schroeder : Was alles in einem Menschen sein kann   
Portraitbild Begegnung mit einem Mörder 2013 stehen sich Steffen Schroeder und Micha im Gefängnis Berlin-Tegel zum ersten Mal gegenüber. Ein Gespräch über ihre schwierige Jugend bringt sie einander näher, bei allen Unterschieden: Schroeder wurde Schauspieler, Micha rutschte ins rechte Milieu ab, brachte einen Menschen um. Es beginnt eine besondere Beziehung: Schroeder, bekannt als Kommissar Kowalski in «SOKO Leipzig», der sich auch im Weißen Ring für Kriminalitätsopfer engagiert, wird Vollzugshelfer des lebenslänglich Verurteilten. Er lernt den Gefängnisalltag kennen, erfährt von Rangordnungen, Drogen, Ausbruchsversuchen; über die Jahre dringt er tief in Michas Geschichte ein, erfährt immer wieder Neues, Überraschendes. Für Micha wird er wichtiger und wichtiger, er begleitet ihn bei Freigängen, ist ihm Auge und Ohr für die Welt. Bald sieht Schroeder sich selbst und sein Leben in neuem Licht: Was unterscheidet ihn eigentlich von Micha? Und welche Entscheidungen und Wendepunkte führen überhaupt dazu, dass ein Leben gelingt oder scheitert? Steffen Schroeder schreibt mit viel Gespür für das Menschliche über eine außergewöhnliche Begegnung und stellt dabei existenzielle Fragen nach Schuld, Schicksal und der Verantwortung dem eigenen Leben gegenüber. Schroeders Buch gibt wichtige Auskünfte über den Alltag in deutschen Gefängnissen, über Risiken und Chancen für Langzeitinhaftierte sowie darüber, welche Resozialisierungsmöglichkeiten und -perspektiven sich für Menschen wie Micha mit rechtsextremer und schwerstkrimineller Vergangenheit ergeben. Der Fernsehkommissar und der Mörder – ein starkes, glänzend erzähltes Buch. Steffen Schroeder Steffen Schroeder wurde 1974 in München geboren. Nach seiner Schauspielausbildung war er zunächst Ensemblemitglied am Wiener Burgtheater, dann beim Berliner Ensemble. Er wirkte in Fernsehserien wie «Der Kriminalist», «Bella Block» und «Tatort» sowie in Kinofilmen wie «Der Rote Baron» oder «Keinohrhasen» mit. In der erfolgreichen ZDF-Serie «SOKO...
          Auge in Auge : Porträtfotografie von Michael Lebek   
Angeregt durch die gute Resonanz zu Michael Lebeks Ausstellungen 2016/17: „Der entscheidende Moment“ im Museum Nitschareuth, der Vogtlandhalle Greiz, im Kreiskrankenhaus Greiz und der Ausstellung: „Musikerporträt“ im Gärtnerhaus Mylau - waren diese der Auslöser, begonnene Projekte weiter zu führen und die Fotografie noch intensiver zu betreiben. Dazu gehören die Themen: Musiker live im Konzert, alpine Landschaften und deren Alpenpflanzen oberhalb der Baumgrenze, die Dokumentationen zur Restaurierung alter Maschinen und Fahrzeuge in der Werkstatt von Holger Völkel, Landschaften, Bauten u.a. Ein neues Fotoprojekt ist während der Reise durch West-Kuba im November 2016 entstanden. Auge in Auge fotografierte Michael Lebek die Gesichter der Kubanerinnen und Kubaner in den Straßen von Santa Clara, Havanna, Cienfuegos und Trinidad. Auch in den Dörfern wie im Vinales Tal fand er beeindruckende Menschen. Es entstanden über 50 Porträtfotografien. 30 der besonders ausdrucksstärksten Exponate, werden in dieser Ausstellung gezeigt. Wie es auf Kuba zu dieser Fotografie kam und wie es gelang Los Cubanos vor die Kamera zu bringen, bleibt bis zur Vernissage am: 03. August 2017 um 17 Uhr ein Geheimnis. Musikalisch wird die Vernissage von dem Musiker Ralf Dietsch begleitet. Sommerabend, kubanische Eindrücke, ein begnadeter Musiker, das lädt ein zu mehr. Ab 18 Uhr wird in der Cafe-Bar „CityLife“, Kirchplatz 6 eingeladen zu einer karibischen After-Work-Party. Ralf Dietsch musiziert bei Cocktails und karibischen Flair. Und Salsa? Sie sind herzlich eingeladen!
           The Year's Best Architectural iPhone Photos Win 2017 IPPAWARDS    

The year's best architectural photos have been announced as winners of 2017 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS). Founded in 2007 – the same year as the release of the first iPhone – IPPAWARDS is the first and longest running iPhone photography competition. Now in its 10th year, the awards continue to select the best images taken by iPhone, iPad or iPod touch from a variety of categories including Landscape, Animals, People, Still Life and Architecture.


          Kommentar zu Die Pyramiden wurden gegossen | Tierischer Mix Spezial | Die Legenden sind wahr | Höhepunkte der letzten Monate von Psyconomicle   
Das die pyramiden gegossen worden sein sollen, finde ich richtig schwachsinnig! Warum die so eng und unterschiedlich gefugt sind liegt einfach daran das man etwas für die ewigkeit bauen wollte! Deshalb wurden sie erdbeben sicher gebaut das geht allerdings nur wenn die steine alle unterschiedlich gekantet und verwinkelt sind! Durch die rüttel bewegung, die bei einem erdbeben entstehen, werden die steine einfach immer mehr zusammen gedrückt, wodurch die fugen logischerweiße immer enger werden! Das einzige wo evntl. Was gegossen wurde währe wie heutzutage eine bodenplatte gewesen. Diese wäre jedoch in den jahrtausenden auf jedenfall zerbrochen und die pyramide in sich zusammen gefallen! Also schhließt sich daraus das sie sich eine andere art überlegten,sie steht ja schließlich noch!
          Disc shaped Czech wooden spacer beads - 8 x 3mm cream white natural - 50 pieces by TheBeadedBead   

3.00 USD

Fifty 8 x 3mm with 2mm hole. Natural vintage Czech wooden disc shaped spacer beads. Very pretty!

Wood beads are great for many craft projects and add a warm natural touch to jewelry. I have a wide selection of unfinished and finished wood beads. Click here to see my Wood Bead Shop Section
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Need a different quantity than you see available here? Simply contact me for a Reserved Listing.

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          Comment on HIV Breakthrough Could Speed Up Cure by Dean   
There will never be a cure while pharmaceuticals and governments make sky high profits. Everyone that is affected or knows someone affected by this disease is very aware of this fact and doesn't understand why the media keeps on trying to place false hope on sufferers, families and friends.
          Dazenelevator you ambition to add a blow of affluence   
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          Chinanitrogengenerator the bulk of change is zero the capital antecedent   
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          Automotivedrivingbelt models for absolutely altered operations   
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          Grenfell Tower art therapy class cancelled after Kensington and Chelsea changed locks without warning   
Therapist says keys only delivered because she complained to local MP and councillors
          Pai backs Murthy, says Infy COO 'pay hike spectacular, not performance'   
Pai argued that at a time when the salary for entry level software engineers had not been raised in the IT industry in India for the past seven years,...
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          Arsenal closing on a club-record deal for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette   
Now that Lyon have unveiled new signing Mariano Diaz, Arsenal are expected to step up negotiations for French international Lacazette
          Price Drop: RPG Alphadia Genesis   
RPG Alphadia Genesis
Kategorie: Spiele
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Version: 1.0.2
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Beschreibung:
Anime-style RPG Sale! Save up to 89%OFF on 4 KEMCO titles! (USD 9.99 -> USD 0.99) A brand new entry in the Alphadia series! Full-fledged fantasy RPG experience with stunning 3D battles! ■Important Notice■ Due to high memory usage, it is not recommended that multiple applications are used simultaneously while playing Alphadia Genesis. Doing so could cause the game to fail to load or force quit. Therefore, we ask you free up any available memory before playing. Alphadia Genesis boasts a rich multifaceted story that revolves around Fray, an Archleign's guild member and Corone, a knight in the Ghalzabine Army. As their journey progresses and conflicting national interests come to the forefront, it becomes apparent that it will take more than a little work on both their parts if their relationship is to weather the boding storm on the horizon. Having been at peace for only 15 years since the end of the Energi War, the kingdoms of Archleign and Ghalzabine are once again thrust onto center stage after a murder perpetrated by a clone, whose rights and freedoms they both lobbied for, comes to light. Hoping the treaty signed to end the use of clones for conventional warfare has not been violated, a joint-investigative team is put together to find out the cause and bring those responsible to justice. However, things then appear to be far more volatile than anyone could have first imagined... ▼Dramatic Event Scenes With a voice cast of many notable Japanese actors and actresses lend...
          Price Drop: CoachMyRide   
CoachMyRide
Kategorie: Sport
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Version: 1.4.5
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# USERS' COMMENTS # "Brilliant!! At last, a cycling specific training app that is clear, concise, simple to follow and provides a level of structure." "Awesome app, great explanation of every work out. It is truly your personal coach." "I'm impressed with the training schedules in this app. Those reviews who wine about the lack of integration with HR or GPS forget that training is about motivation and hard work not tech gadgets per se. For the weekend road warrior to serious amateur this is a good coaching app to set you in the right direction. If you are pro-am then no get a real coach but for most cyclists this is all you need. There are enough training options to keep you interested as you develop and the programmes are creative and the commitment and passion of the coach comes through. The time taken to think through the coaching programme and develop this App must have been extensive and at this price is a real bargain!" # YOUR CYCLING TRAINING APP # CoachMyRide is the cycling training app for iPhone, to coach and structure your velo ride. Ride smarter ! Want to make your come back? Want to improve your cycling performance or your level of fitness ? You choose the training adapted to your level, your schedule and your goals in order to maximize your progression. CoachMyRide, help you to ride better, longer, faster and harder. Content has been designed in collaboration with expert cycling coach Lionel Reynaud. # FEATURES # ● 105 structured cycling workouts avail...
          Price Drop: Bugs Third Grade Educational Games for Kids School Edition   
Bugs Third Grade Educational Games for Kids School Edition
Kategorie: Bildung
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Beschreibung:
We believe that children learn best in a warm, fun and relaxed environment. So, come play with us and enjoy tons of endless fun with Bugs Third Grade Educational Games for Kids School Edition! Ideal as an educational tool to build up your third-graders understanding of the Math and English key concepts, this app is filled with interactive activities that will not only keep your third grader highly entertained but widely educated as well. Covering a variety of activities designed to create a real learning experience, this app is a surefire means to give your child’s Math and English skills a boost. Exercises such as identifying sentence parts, verb tenses, punctuations, synonym and antonym and spelling are designed to develop their thinking and language skills in both written and oral form. The math exercises will help your third grader build their fluency in basic math operations in addition, subtraction and multiplication and develop their understanding of place value and the operations of the number sentences. It boasts an interesting mix of activities that touches the following content areas: 1. Decimals and Fractions – understand the ways of representing fractional and decimal numbers and how they both relate to each other. 2. Multiplication and Division – apply multiplication and division of whole numbers of up to 4-digits, including word problems in real-life situations 3. Geometry – help grasp the concepts of area and perimeter as well as angles to make kids c...
          Price Drop: BeatS (AI1 Edition) - Royalty-Free Instrumentals of Various Genres   
BeatS (AI1 Edition) - Royalty-Free Instrumentals of Various Genres
Kategorie: Musik
Preis: 8,99 € -> 6,99 €
Version: 4.5
in iTunes öffnen

Beschreibung:
BeatS is a collection of Hip-Hop, R&B/Pop, Reggaeton, Afro-Pop/Kwaito and Christmas BeatS All-In-One. BeatS was put together by extraordinary people with vast music industry experience who have a great appreciation for music and pay attention to detail. In addition, these individuals appreciate the need for world-class instrumentals for professional record making hence this app. All BeatS where produced using cutting-edge sequencing software alongside live session musicians and also using high quality grade samples. Ultimately, BeatS is your pocket-sized Beat Dispenser for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Features Download BeatS • It has never been easier and effortless to kickstart your music career or better yet impress your friends with Chart-Topping Quality BeatS. Preview BeatS • Audition BeatS before you purchase to find the Beat that resonates and fits with your needs and style. Transfer BeatS via E-mail or Itunes Filesharing • Transfer your BeatS to your e-mail or use iTunes Filesharing to transfer them to your Desktop and get ready to lay vocals. Auto-Resume Beat Downloads • BeatS Auto-magically resume incomplete Beat Downloads so you have more time to focus on your craft and downloads two BeatS simultaneously. Support Portrait and Landscape Device Orientation • BeatS adjusts itself to suit your preferred orientation by supporting the appropriate orientation. Get Help • When you are stuck or thing seem fuzzy get in touch with us immediately fro...
          Grenfell fire: Deputy leader of Kensington council resigns, following leader   
Rock Feilding-Mellen says he intends to continue serving as a ward councillor
          Price Drop: Wotja Pro '17 Generative Music   
Wotja Pro '17 Generative Music
Kategorie: Musik
Preis: 16,99 € -> 13,99 €
Version: 4.8.1
in iTunes öffnen

Beschreibung:
Wotja Pro 2017 for iOS is the *non-subscription version* of Wotja for iOS, a powerful music & idea generator. Whether you need beautiful royalty-free "ambient" music, new ideas for tunes, new word combinations, or an aid to relaxation & sleep, then Wotja is for you! Users say: "Best generative music app", "best MIDI composition tool in my toolkit", "hands down the best generative software that I have ever used". Wotja Pro 2017 has the same features and capabilities as the subscription version of Wotja with an active PRO In-App Subscription and has no In-App Store. It will be updated in tandem with the subscription version up until the end of 2017. If you want further updates after this time you would need to purchase the *next* relevant Wotja non-subscription version or simply get the subscription version and purchase the relevant In-App Subscription. GENERATIVE MUSIC: Mixing, composing & designing YOUR OWN custom generative music can be creatively rewarding on so many levels. It's like enjoying freshly brewed coffee; there's nothing quite like it. You don't need to be a musician to enjoy Wotja; as you use it you will gradually find yourself learning to master its power (it's a very deep & unique tool, and you can share what you make, too). USE WOTJA TO: • Create & record high quality, royalty-free totally custom generative music such as ambient, drone, relaxation, mindfulness, sleep, soundscape, experimental, EDM • Help break composer's block with new ideas for melodie...
          From east London relic to modern family home — now worth twice as much   
Beset by the banking crisis, a five-year planning hold-up and a wire-chewing rat, a young family battled on to turn an Edwardian 'dump' in east London from drab to fab.
          Snowden: El ataque con el virus extorsionador Petya se realizó utilizando un 'exploit' de la NSA   
Snowden: El ataque con el virus extorsionador Petya se realizó utilizando un 'exploit' de la NSA
El virus logró atacar multitud de países utilizando una herramienta de la Agencia de Seguridad Nacional estadounidense, aseguran Edward Snowden y otros expertos en seguridad…

          Infantrymen: The Story of Company C 18th Infantry 1st Division from June 6, 1944 to May 8, 1945   
Infantrymen: The Story of Company C 18th Infantry 1st Division from June 6, 1944 to May 8, 1945
author: Ralph J. Gordon
name: KOMET
average rating: 3.00
book published: 2012
rating: 0
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date added: 2017/06/30
shelves: to-read, biographies-diaries-and-memoirs, second-world-war-non-fiction
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          Now Free: Super Happy Fun Block   
Super Happy Fun Block
Kategorie: Spiele
Preis: 1,09 € -> kostenlos
Version: 1.2
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Beschreibung:
"[A] pretty amazing puzzle-platformer with a nice sense of style" - Touch Arcade, 4.5 Stars Ball's world was black and white until vibrant alien Blocks fell from the sky and destroyed civilization. UPDATE: game does not run on iOS 7. Super Happy Fun Block is a puzzle game in which changing the color of the world alters reality. Maneuver through treacherous obstacles, uncover hidden secrets, and outsmart the Blocks to help Ball save what remains of humanity. Features: - Challenge: It'll take a clever mind to solve these increasingly complex puzzles. - Animation: Hand drawn animation bring characters and the world to life. - Humor: The end of the world doesn't have to be dark thanks to expressive characters and entertaining dialogue. - Secrets: Hidden secrets reward astute players with additional content. - Control: Precise controls built for touch screens, plus gamepad support.
          Reluctant Witness: Memoirs from the Last Year of the European Air War 1944-45   
Reluctant Witness: Memoirs from the Last Year of the European Air War 1944-45
author: Brian H. Mahoney
name: KOMET
average rating: 0.0
book published: 2001
rating: 0
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date added: 2017/06/30
shelves: to-read, biographies-diaries-and-memoirs, second-world-war-non-fiction
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          Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway   
Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway
author: N. Jack Kleiss
name: KOMET
average rating: 0.0
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rating: 0
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date added: 2017/06/30
shelves: to-read, biographies-diaries-and-memoirs, world-war-ii-aviation
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          Price Drop: Slow Shutter Cam   
Slow Shutter Cam
Kategorie: Fotografie
Preis: 2,29 € -> 1,09 €
Version: 4.0
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Beschreibung:
Reduced price until July 6th! - Slow Shutter Cam brings new life into your device's photo toolbox by letting you capture a variety of amazing slow shutter speed effects that you only thought you could get with a DSLR. Continue reading to learn more about this unique app! - • Featured numerous times by Apple: - App Store Essentials: Camera & Photography - Photography for Professionals - Total Control - Shot on iPhone 6 - Shoot Beautiful Photos - Extraordinary Photo Apps - Best New App • Nominated for the 2010 and 2011 "Best App Ever Award - Best Photo App" - "It’s one of those rare photography apps that creates effects that few others are capable of, and it does it easily and with better results." — Marty Yawnick, Life In LoFi - How many times have you tried to capture artful images with your iPhone camera but were left wishing you had more features to work with? Slow Shutter Cam puts an end to mere snapshots and gives you some of the most powerful features of a DSLR camera. All this, in a package that fits in your pocket. Slow Shutter Cam offers three capture modes to capture unique images: MOTION BLUR: Equivalent to the shutter priority mode on a DSLR, the Motion Blur mode is perfect for creating ghost images, waterfall effects or suggesting movement in your photographs by adding a blur. LIGHT TRAIL: The Light Trail mode allows you to 'paint' with light, show car light trails and fireworks or capture any other moving light in a unique way. Unlike shooting with a...
           Firms that have embraced robots are 'more productive'    
The Bank's chief economist Andy Haldane has warned that the UK faces a productivity problem which has led pay to stagnate for a decade.
          UK Government warned of 'serious consequences' of extreme internet surveillance plans   
'It is neither the cause nor the enabler of crime or terrorism'
          Conor McGregor shares video from his training camp as he warns Floyd Mayweather: 'You are in quicksand'   
The UFC two-weight world champion has shared a video of himself working on a heavy bag
          Cassatt Quartet featured in 15th annual Seal Bay Festival, with world premiere of music by Elliott Schwartz, July 12-20   

Date: 

Jul 18 2017 - 7:00pm

The Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music returns to Maine from July 12th - 21st, 2017. This year, the Festival explores the theme “Seeing Sound” and in addition to the public concerts for which it is known, there will be master classes for composers and a visual arts component. The featured guest composers this year are Augusta Read Thomas, Victoria Bond, Daniel Strong Godfrey, Elliott Schwartz, Vineet Shende , Peter McLaughlin and Delvyn Case. Music by Elliott Schwartz in a concert on July 12 (see full program here) will feature photographs/powerpoint video of artwork by Maine artist Deedee Schwartz.

artwork by Deedee (Dorothy) Schwartz
 
The featured string quartets are Thomas: Helix Spiral, Bond: Dreams of Flying, and Godfrey: Intermedio, which are all receiving their Maine premieres, and the world/US premiere of String Quartet No. 3: "For Deedee" one of the last works composed by Elliott Schwartz, प्काश आिण सावली (prakash ani saoli) by Shende  and  Not Sad Songs by McLaughlin.

Cassatt String Quartet will be performing these glorious works at the New Era Gallery on Vinalhaven, Waterfall Arts in Belfast and Portland's Space Gallery. In addition, there are four composer fellows whose music will be featured in a concert at the Vinalhaven school. 


          Kids Driving Your Crazy? Here's a Safe Way to Make Slime!   
You may have heard about the new homemade slime craze sweeping the nation. Elmer's Glue even had to up production to meet consumer demands! Most of the recipes call for Borax but local doctors are warning against it... Continue reading…
          Roku TV devices still banned in Mexico   

Roku TV devices still banned in Mexico

A Mexican tribunal has upheld a ban on the import of Roku streaming devices in the country, citing piracy.

Cable TV provider, Cablevision, had successfully managed to have the import and sale of Roku streaming devices banned in the country on the grounds that some owners are using them for illegal television streaming. Roku did manage to have that order suspended for a few days, but has now suffered another setback.

This week, a Mexico City tribunal upheld the initial import ban, keeping it illegal to sell devices from California-based Roku in the country.

"Cablevision cannot allow the content that it licenses from domestic and foreign companies to be illegally used," Cablevision spokeswoman Maria Eugenia Zurita told Reuters.

"We would also like Roku Inc to better supervise the use of its software so that it's not used inappropriately."

Roku devices are set-top media boxes that are intended to be used with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Starz and plenty of other legal streaming services on the Internet. In recent years, such devices have fueled a growth in cord-cutting, the practice of dropping cable and satellite television services in favor of online streaming services.

Not all services are legal, of course, and devices can be modified and configured to access illegal streaming services. According to the Reuters report, Roku owners in Mexico are frequently contacted by providers of illegal television streaming services offering them cheap packages of hundreds of television channels, without appropriate permission and licensing.

Roku does not advertise its products for illegal use, and rulings that ban digital media products due to their misuse by some customers could have terrible consequences. Roku is keeping optimistic about the future of its products in Mexico, however.

"Today's decision is not the final word in this complex legal matter, and it is not expected to prevent consumers from purchasing Roku products in Mexico at this time," Roku General Counsel Steve Kay said.

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          CABINETMAKER / WOODSHOP TECHNICIAN - Flying Colours - Canada   
Trimming off veneer using router in a table jig / hand router. To safely, and efficiently build and finish various cabinets, galleys, lavatories, wardrobes,...
From Flying Colours - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 06:27:43 GMT - View all Canada jobs
           WHAT BOOK would Allie Esiri take to a desert island?    
Allie Esiri is a writer and poetry anthologist who just won the children's category for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2017.
          vakantiehuisje in Garderen, Nederland : Hartelust voor 4 personen   
vakantiehuisje : HartelustDeze sfeervolle vakantiewoning, aan de rand van de Veluwe, is met veel liefde en oog voor detail ingericht. De hoge plafonds zorgen voor licht en ruimte in de woning. Dit in combinatie met de romantische, warme sfeer zorgen hier voor het echte vakantiegevoel. Tel daarbij op de 800m2 tuin met de deels overdekte veranda met buiten openhaard, waardoor u hier heerlijk buiten kunt leven, ook in het voor- en najaar. Dan begrijpt u waarom deze villa de ideale uitvalsbasis is voor een vakantie. Winkels en eetgelegenheden vindt u voldoende in het gezellige centrum van Garderen. In de nabije omgeving is veel te beleven voor jong en oud(er). Zowel op sportief als op cultureel vlak. Uiteraad kunt u prachtige wandel- en fietstochten maken over de Veluwe. Het Kröller Müller Museum met bekende moderne kunst, dierentuin Burgers Zoo of dierenpark Amersfoort, de Julianatoren en Paleis het Loo zijn enkele aanraders.
          Smart Passionate Software Developer (Java / PHP) - JIG Technologies Inc. - Toronto, ON   
JIG Technologies is a GTA based IT consulting and support company that supports small to mid-sized businesses....
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          Out on the Town: D.C. arts & entertainment highlights, June 29-July 5   

FILM ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN The NoMa BID offers an outdoor screening series with the quintessential Washington theme: “Power, Politics & Popcorn.” Next up: Alan J. Pakula’s film based on a book by the Washington Post‘s Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, documenting their work in uncovering the Watergate scandal that led to Nixon’s resignation. Robert […]

The post Out on the Town: D.C. arts & entertainment highlights, June 29-July 5 appeared first on Metro Weekly.


          vakantiehuisje in Eibergen, Nederland : Eibernest voor 5 personen   
vakantiehuisje : EibernestOp een vakantiepark in het Gelderse Eibergen in de Achterhoek en nabij de Duitse grens, ligt deze vrijstaande bungalow. Het vakantiepark biedt tal van faciliteiten zoals 2 verwarmde zwembaden, een speeltuin, midgetgolfbaan, sportvelden, biljarttafels, restaurant, snackbar, jeu de boules baan, fietsenverhuur en een manege op 200 meter. Tevens is er een recreatieteam aanwezig tijdens alle schoolvakanties. Het groene landschap van de Achterhoek leent zich bij uitstek voor het maken van mooie wandelingen en fietstochten door weilanden en bossen. Op de rivier "de Berkel" kun je kanotochten maken. Het centrum van Eibergen ligt op 4km afstand en heeft een gevarieerd aanbod aan restaurants en terrassen.
          vakantiehuisje in Hoenderloo, Nederland : Ingang van de Veluwe voor 12 personen   
vakantiehuisje : Ingang van de VeluweAan de rand van de bossen en omringd door groen vindt u deze prachtige ruime vakantievilla. De villa is van alle luxe voorzien, zithoek met grote flatscreen televisie, sfeervolle eetkamer, open keuken met een Amerikaanse koel-vries combinatie, twee badkamers en slaapkamers met heerlijke boxspringbedden. Geniet van de grote, omheinde tuin waar kinderen zich kunnen vermaken op de speeltoestellen. In de tuin bevindt zich een gastenverblijf waar een slaapkamer voor 2 personen is gerealiseerd. De ingang van Nationaal Park de Hoge Veluwe ligt op slechts 150m afstand van de villa. Hier maakt u prachtige wandelingen door het stuifzand en langs de uitgestrekte vennen. Wellicht spot u zelfs een zwarte specht of een edelhert. Ook de fietsliefhebbers kunnen zich hier met een gerust hart vermaken. Neem uw eigen fiets mee of gebruik een van de witte fietsen bij het Nationale Park. Vergeet onderweg niet even te stoppen bij het Kröller-Müller museum of Jachthuis Sint Hubertus. Maar er is nog veel meer te beleven in de directe omgeving! Bezoek de inwoners van de Apenheul of voormalig Koninklijk Paleis Het Loo. Loop door de oude vertrekken, bekijk de gestalde koninklijke rijtuigen of wandel door het paleispark. De ligging van deze villa in Hoenderloo, met diverse restaurants en de ingang van de Hoge Veluwe op loopafstand, maakt dit een ideale vakantievilla.
          Manufacturing Engineer - Thalmic Labs - Waterloo, ON   
In partnership with the Mechanical and Electrical Hardware design teams, Supply Chain and other engineering groups, this will include equipment, jig and fixture...
From Thalmic Labs - Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:21:39 GMT - View all Waterloo, ON jobs
          US TV hosts issue smackdown to Trump   
THE hosts of US breakfast show Morning Joe claimed on Friday that top White House staffers had warned that the National Enquirer planned to run a negative piece about them unless they begged US President Donald Trump to get the story spiked.
          Ellipses and Splines to Lines and Arcs   

I know there is a lot of posts out there of people trying to convert splines and ellipses in inventor to lines and arc's to be compatible with CNC machines.  There have been solutions as far as using AutoCAD commands to retracing geometry. 

 

As anyone found a different, possibly within Inventor process for this?  Or something that is what they feel a viable solution? 

 

We typically start by having views of the part on a drawing file and then export that into a DXF.  If the pieces aren't modeled flat/aka curved surface projecting up the result is typically a spline. 

 

Retracing over these manually is not an option for us as we have 1,000's of custom ones a year. 

 

What we are trying to come up with is a work flow:

1.  If it's possible in inventor somehow to clean this up prior to exporting and being able to programmatically follow an existing curved surface if we have to retrace it with lines and arcs,

2.  Is the best solution to post process with auto cad commands, flatten, etc...

3.  Do we combine our process with a 3rd party app, or

4.  Is there a really good command in another more cam software (NX, MasterCam, Rhino, Spaceclaim, etc...)

 

If we convert items into polylines from splines/ellipses we can't have a trillion points along that polyline.  Saw will not be happy and process inefficiently.

 

Thoughts?  There something that has been developed in the past few years maybe we are missing?

Is this programmatically possible via the API?

 

We know we can create a sketch, project the geometry of the spline and start placing lines, arcs but can't find a way to know programmatically if we are following the original geometry close enough.  We also couldn't see that there where any type of control points in and inventor spline object other than the start and end point.

 


          Cartel monster jailed after dismembering girl, six   
WARNING: Graphic warning
          Mourning the Passing of Friends: Forthcoming Funeral Services    
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.  All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” ~ Helen Keller

Forthcoming funeral services are planned for the following friends from our community. Complete versions of these obituaries may be found in The Payson Chronicle and on our website at paysonchronicle.com.

Michelle Hone Hulet
An angel on earth is now an angel in Heaven.  
Michelle Hone Hulet of Payson, Utah returned home to her Father in Heaven June 28, 2017. Her family finds comfort in knowing she is welcomed by loved ones on the other side of the veil.
Michelle was born November 22, 1960. She was the seventh of eight children born to Clyde LeRoy and Geraldine Francom Hone. Michelle married Chad Hulet on September 2, 1994 in the Manti, Utah temple. They have one son, Tyler Chad Hulet.
Michelle will always be remembered as being unselfish and kind.  She was very talented and made many gifts for family and friends that will be cherished always. Michelle had a contagious laugh, and always made everyone around her feel special and loved. She loved her nieces and nephews and cherished her relationships with them. She loved working as a librarian at Taylor Elementary. She was overjoyed when children from the school would light up and give her a hug when they would see her around town. 
Michelle is a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She obediently served in various callings throughout her life. She has especially loved her time serving in the Payson Temple. She knows and loves her Savior, Jesus Christ. 
Michelle is preceded in death by her mother, her brother, Joel Hone, step-mother, Dixie Jarvis Hone, and her mother-in-law, Leah Pauline Hulet. She is survived by her husband, son, father, and her brothers and sister: Lee (Linda) Hone, Craig (Kathy Lee) Hone, Michael (Lana) Hone, Annette (Craig) Draper, Scott Hone, and Kent (Sue) Hone. She is also survived by her step siblings, her father-in-law, Carlisle Hulet, and brothers and sisters-in-law.
A viewing will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Walker Mortuary, 587 South 100 West in Payson. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 3, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Payson 2nd Ward Chapel, 274 South Main Street. A viewing at this location will be held from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at the Payson Cemetery. 
Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.walkerobits.com.


          Ilogic Save As not working   

I created a Do until loop that will run through and make all my parts for me, while reading the parameters for each part from excel. I have the user input the values in the attached pictures before running the rule. My problem is that even though it correctly reads in the parameters from excel, and i've put in message boxes to show me that the parameters are correct throughout the rule, when the part gets to the save as, it only saves out the template. So even though throughout the creation of part 1, the width shows up as 20, when I open the part afterwards, the width is back to being 50. 

 

Before I had it set up so that instead of having a do until loop it would bring up the save as dialog with the next name on the list and all I had to do was hold down the enter key until all the parts were made. That worked, but I was really hoping to automate it so that I could be working on other things while this ran.

 

This is the excel it is reading from:

 image.png

 

SyntaxEditor Code Snippet

Sub Main()
Dim row As Integer = 3 'the 2nd row in excel is the template information
Dim CellVal As String = "Part"

GoExcel.Open(ExcelFile, SheetName)

Dim path As String = ThisDoc.Path & "\"

Do Until CellVal = ""
    Dim columnLetter As String = "A"
    CellVal = GoExcel.CellValue(columnLetter & row)
    If CellVal = "" Then Exit Do
    ReadExcel(CellVal) 'read the excel value
    InventorVb.DocumentUpdate() 'update part to show new values
    SaveAsNew(CellVal) 'save as part with new name
    row=row+1
Loop

End Sub

Function ReadExcel(CellVal)
'this function reads in the values from excel
i = GoExcel.FindRow(ExcelFile, SheetName, "Part", "=", CellVal) 'find the row with the part name
'get values corresponding to that part name Width = GoExcel.CurrentRowValue("Width") Left_Angle = GoExcel.CurrentRowValue("Left Angle") Right_Angle = GoExcel.CurrentRowValue("Right Angle") iLogicVb.UpdateWhenDone = True
ThisDoc.Save End Function Function SaveAsNew(CellVal) Dim newname As String newname = NewPath & CellVal InventorVb.DocumentUpdate() ThisDoc.Save ThisDoc.Document.SaveAs(newname & ".ipt", True) End Function

 


          Pitch Main by Lee Pennington Review : Create High-Converting Video Ads in 60 Seconds… No Complex Video Editing Software Needed!   
Pitch Main by Lee Pennington Review : Create High-Converting Video Ads in 60 Seconds… No Complex Video Editing Software Needed! Hello and thank you for stopping my Review ! Here you will find Powerful tools, Marketing courses, plugins and many Internet Marketing Softwares tested by me, Tim Walker, creator of this product review blog. Looking […]
          Commission Bullseye by Cindy Donovan Review : Double Your Commissions Without Increasing Traffic With This NEW Auto Targeting WP Plugin   
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          Software Engineer - General Electric - Jebel Ali   
Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code....
From GE Careers - Wed, 31 May 2017 10:30:11 GMT - View all Jebel Ali jobs
          nevilwarbrook on "Deleting MENU in phone mode."   

I'm subscribed, but thanks for the tip.


          nevilwarbrook on "Deleting MENU in phone mode."   

timethief, I don't have all that info. I have partially solved the problem by switching to another theme.


          nevilwarbrook on "Deleting MENU in phone mode."   

Hi
It's just text, albeit the cursor reacts as though it's a link. Nothing happens when I click on it.


          nevilwarbrook on "Deleting MENU in phone mode."   

Hi
I have succesfully deleted the primary menu as I only want a menu in the widget. However, the word MENU is still appearing at the top of the screen on phones. I can see it when editing in phone mode but there seems no way to delete it.

Any help appreciated.


          The Beguiled (Focus Features, R)   
The Beguiled is a beautifully realized film. It’s 1864, and the eventual outcome of the Civil War is obvious. Nonetheless, the few remaining students and teachers of the Farnsworth Seminary, in southeastern Virginia, continue their [...]
          GMAT Sentence Correction (SC) | Re: QOTD: However much United States voters   
However much United States voters may agree that there is waste in government and that the government as a whole spends beyond its means, it is difficult to find broad support for a movement toward a minimal state.

(A) However much United States voters may agree that- Correct - Parallelism is correct in this sentence
(B) Despite the agreement among United States voters to the fact= Missing "that" causing parallelism error
(C) Although United States voters agree = Missing "that"
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          Things are looking up for Ohio Wesleyan University as it seeks to combat declining enrollment   
It's a problem virtually all liberal arts colleges face, but a nonprofit news organization says the school in Delaware is taking some smart, data-driven steps to combat it.
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          GMAT Sentence Correction (SC) | Re: Geologists believe that the warning signs for a major earthquake may i   
Sahil01 wrote:

Geologists believe that the warning signs for a major earthquake may include sudden fluctuations in local seismic activity, tilting and other deformations of the Earth's crust,changing the measured strain across a fault zone, and varying the electrical properties of underground rocks.

(A) changing the measured strain across a fault zone, and varying
(B) changing measurements of the strain across a fault zone, and varying
(C) changing the strain as measured across a fault zone, and variations

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          Re: [forosi:28860] Petya Ransomware Reported URGENT   
Deben tener en cuenta que esa forma "sencilla" funciona solo en condiciones particulares. Sólo una o algunas variantes del malware. Para quien no lo sepa, se construyen decenas o cientos de variantes de los malware, para evadir detecciones y para mejorar características. En general basar alguna
          Re: [forosi:28861] Petya Ransomware Reported URGENT   
Buen día Cristian, gracias por la observación y aclaración. Es muy válida y esto nos lleva a pensar a ver estas situaciones como oportunidades para fortalecer lo que tenemos en seguridad, en ser preventivos y proactivos, y ser menos reactivos. Casos como el WannaCry nos dejan muchas tareas a
          Re: [forosi:28860] Petya Ransomware Reported URGENT   
Gracias German. Lamentablemente esto es totalmente inservible e inútil y solo lo usan algunos "investigadores" para hacer FUD. Por que? porque SOLO sirve para ESTA y solo esta muestra de malware. Con las miles de variantes q parecen por día tomar esa medida es una perdida de tiempo. Por que
          Re: [forosi:28859] Petya Ransomware Reported URGENT   
Buen día, adicional a la información enviada, comparto éste enlace que indica una forma sencilla de prevenir la infección. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/vaccine-not-killswitch-found-for-petya-notpetya-ransomware-outbreak/ Feliz día Germán El 27 de junio de 2017, 18:12, Cristian
          POL-SE: Schackendorf, BAB 21 / Lkw in Graben gerutscht; Vollsperrung für Bergung   
Bad Segeberg (ots) - Am Freitag, den 30.06.17, ist gegen 07.30 Uhr ein Lkw auf der BAB 21 bei Schackendorf in den Graben gerutscht. Der polnische Lkw-Fahrer war unterwegs in Fahrtrichtung Kiel. 150 Meter vor dem Rastplatz Schackendorf geriet der ...
          Severe Thunderstorm Warning - Expires: 6:30 PM CDT   
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Freeborn County in effect until 6:30 PM CDT on June 30, 2017
          Championing the New PayPal Brand Central   

MBLM’s award-winning software platform, BrandOS, unites disparate tools and information into a cohesive new destination for employees, partners, and agencies.

(PRWeb November 22, 2016)

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          Prezentacja kolekcji wiosna-lato 2018 marek Oberalp Polska – Salewa, Dynafit, Speedo, Wild Country   
Firma Oberalp Polska będąca krajowym dystrybutorem marek Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country, Pomoca, Silva i Speedo już po raz czwarty zorganizowała pokaz najnowszej kolekcji specjalnie dla swoich klientów. Dwudniowa prezentacja marek na sezon wiosna-lato 2018 ściągnęła w zeszłym tygodniu do Hotelu Grand Nosalowy Dwór w Zakopanem ponad 100 gości. Podążając za przykładem swojej centrali Oberalp AG, […]
          Primus z Oskarem branży outdoorowej – OutDoor Gold Award 2017   
Primus PrimeTech Stove Set otrzymał najwyższą nagrodę targów OutDoor, czyli OutDoor Gold Award 2017, w kategorii camping. Przyszłość zaczyna się tutaj! Co roku prezentacje produktów kandydujących do OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARDS cieszą się ogromną popularnością wśród odwiedzających targi. Nagroda wyróżnia najbardziej innowacyjne produkty pod względem ich funkcjonalności, designu, stosunku jakości do ceny oraz wagi i rozmiaru. Spośród […]
          Scarpa prezentuje nowości na sezon 2018 – buty alpinistyczne i trekkingowe   
Na targach OutDoor 2017 włoska firma Scarpa zaprezentowała kilka innowacyjnych i niezwykle ciekawych nowości na sezon 2018 r. Targi we Friedrichshafen były świetną okazją do pochwalenia się interesującą ofertą marki. Warto przypomnieć, że Scarpa udanie rozpoczęła ten sezon już w zimie, kiedy to na targach ISPO MUNICH otrzymała nagrodę „Produkt Roku 2017/2018” dla zaawansowanego i […]
          Confederations Cup Closing Ceremony: dance, football, Ronaldo and a whole host of surprises   
Football fans heading to the stadium on Sunday 2 July are looking forward to an exciting FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Final between Chile and Germany, but the prelude is set to be no less memorable.
          Style Gallery: Olivia Culpo   

Olivia Culpo = TOTAL style icon. We are huge fans of Olivia’s wardrobe here at SoSueMe HQ so we decided to find some pieces similar to those she has worn in the past. You can check  them out below, however if you are having trouble accessing the products in the images underneath the pictures, this may […]

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           Dilip Kumar has influenced Shabanas life    
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says thespian Dilip Kumar has unknowingly influenced her life. Shabana on Tuesday replied to Dilip&#39;s Eid Mubarak message on Twitter and wrote: Eid Mubarak. Yusuf Saab. Hardly a day goes by when I don&#39;t marvel at how unknowingly you have had an influence on my life. The 94-year-old actor, who made his acting debut with Jwar Bhata in 1944, was born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan. He later adopted the screen name Dilip Kumar. Dilip Kumar was last seen on the big screen in the film Qila in 1998. He was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award in
           Seeking share in profit, Neerja Bhanots family moves court against producers    
The family of braveheart flight purser Neerja Bhanot&#39;s family has taken makers for Bollywood blockbuster and national honor winning film “Neerja” to court for not sharing profits from the award winning Bollywood film, Neerja, on her life. The family accused the producers of backing from their word of sharing 10 percent of the net profit of the movie. “Our family has filed the case against them (producers) because there was no mutual understanding. Above that they have never tired to reach us which is totally unacceptable,” Neerja’s brother, Akhil Bhanot, told The Statesman. The family moved the court after both
          Who won the latest Air Force launch contract? Colorado's ULA? Or SpaceX?   
United Launch Alliance won a $191 million space launch contract for an experimental Air Force project, beating out SpaceX to launch the STP-3 mission in two years. The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles on Thursday awarded Centennial-based ULA the contract after reviewing bids by ULA and Elon Musks’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX. STP-3 is slated to launch atop one of ULA’s Atlas V rockets from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with the mission occurring…

          Fighting climate change could trigger a massive financial crash   
The risks of global warming go far beyond the physical. If we don’t start preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy we’re in for an incredibly bumpy ride
          Where things stand on the AT&T and Time Warner deal   
AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $49-billion acquisition of DirecTV took a whopping 432 days to win government approval, eventually earning clearance from the Federal Communications Commission with a list of conditions. Now, 251 days since the Dallas-based telecom giant declared its intent to purchase content monster Time Warner, Inc., the process could finally be turning toward the point in which the two sides discuss the same type of conditions. Bob Quinn, AT&T’s senior executive vice president for external…

          Comment on DRM Removal Tools for eBooks by ankhesenpaaten   
Thanks for your detailed help. I have fixed it by reverting to Kindle for PC 1.17 and unchecking the "I'm an idiot, just do what you want with my updates" box. I shall stick with this for the forseeable future. I'm not desperate to use updated Kindle for PC software as I don't ever use it other than to get the files to DeDRM through Calibre and then use my property in the manner of my choosing ;-) Maybe you need a banner or something saying "Don't upgrade to v1.19". Anyway, thank you once again for your help.
           Preity Zinta excited about womens safety project    
Actress Preity Zinta says she is excited for her new beginnings on executing her women&#39;s safety project. The actress took to Twitter on Tuesday and said that she is in Pune for the project. Nice to be in Pune and even better to take the first major step towards executing my women&#39;s safety project. So excited. Ting. New beginnings, Preity tweeted. Earlier this week, the 42-year-old actress announced that she is coming up with her own make-up line. During a Twitter chat, when a fan asked her which book adaptation would she like to see herself in or like to
          Feedback: The university offering a class on calling bullshit   
Your first step toward a BSc on BS? Plus: the origins of ack-ack, Germans take clippers to the dictionary, women immortalised by science, and more
           Yami Gautam plans special surprise for mother!    
Actress Yami Gautam went out of her way and did something truly special to make her mother happy. Like every dutiful daughter, this beautiful actress has planned a surprise vacation for her. The actress herself has taken a six-day break from her busy schedule and planned a holiday to Maldives, sources said. “This trip is special, as we will be ringing in mum’s birthday. It’s been a while that we, as a family, have been able to spend quality time together. We are looking forward to relax and also try some adventure sports.” Yami was quoted as saying. The actress
           Priyanka Chopra finds Michael Kors an absolute gentleman    
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who met American fashion designer Michael Kors at an awards ceremony, says he is an absolute gentleman. Priyanka has shared a photograph of herself along with the designer from the 2017 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards. Dear NYC, are you ready for this tonight? with Michael Kors for 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, Priyanka tweeted on Tuesday. The Bajirao Mastani actress later shared another photograph from the event, where she is seen sporting an all-black dress and Kors in an all-black suit. Thank you for a lovely evening Michael Kors. You&#39;re an absolute gentleman,
          Soziale Netzwerke: Bundestag beschließt Facebook-Gesetz   
Trotz massiver Kritik hat der Bundestag heute das Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz beschlossen, das soziale Netzwerke wie Facebook verpflichtet, rechtswidrige Inhalte innerhalb einer bestimmten Frist zu löschen. Für das Gesetz stimmten die Abgeordneten der Großen Koalition, die Linke war dagegen, die Grünen haben sich enthalten.
          AOS Shattered Dominion 25 & 32mm Round Bases   
AOS Shattered Dominion 25 & 32mm Round Bases

AOS Shattered Dominion 25 & 32mm Round Bases


          AOS Shattered Dominion Large Base Detail   
AOS Shattered Dominion Large Base Detail

AOS Shattered Dominion Large Base Detail


          Heredera de Swarovski se casa con vestido de 500 mil cristales   
La fiesta del enlace matrimonial duró tres días.
           SDRUWS2 - Warm Regininha Poltergeist    


          Diplom-Ingenieur /in oder Master of Science für die Sektion „Geophysik“   
Das Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung ist  eine von der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, der Freien Hansestadt Bremen und den Ländern Brandenburg und Schleswig-Holstein getragene Forschungseinrichtung mit rund 1.000 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern. In einem breiten multidisziplinären Ansatz betreiben wir Polar- und Meeresforschung und leisten dabei im Verbund mit zahlreichen universitären und außeruniversitären Forschungseinrichtungen einen wichtigen Beitrag zur globalen Umwelt-, Erdsystem- und Paläoklimaforschung. Das AWI gehört zu den weltweit führenden Institutionen, die kontinuierlich Fächersonardaten in der Arktis und Antarktis erheben. Die bereits vorhandene umfangreiche bathymetrische Datenbank für beide Polarregionen soll auch in der Zukunft kontinuierlich ergänzt bzw. im Rahmen von internationalen Kooperationen zur Verfügung gestellt werden.  Aufgrund einer Neubesetzung im Rahmen der Haushaltsfinanzierung sucht der Fachbereich „Geowissenschaften“ für die Sektion „Geophysik“ ab sofort eine/n
Diplom-Ingenieur /in
oder Master of Science
in Geomatik, Geodäsie oder Geoinformatik (bevorzugt mit dem fachlichen Schwerpunkt Hydrographie) Aufgaben:
Durchführung bathymetrischer Vermessungen mit den Fächersonarsystemen der großen Forschungsschiffe des Institutes. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf Arbeiten in den Polargebieten mit FS Polarstern. Das Anforderungsprofil deckt den gesamten Workflow, von der Messung über die Datenbearbeitung/Datenvisualisierung bis hin zur dauerhaften Archivierung der Daten, ab. Im Detail ergeben sich folgende Aufgaben: • Technische Betreuung des Fächersonarsystems auf Polarstern • Planung und Durchführung der Vermessung, Bearbeitung der Daten und Erstellung von Arbeitskarten zur Unterstützung der weiteren wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten an Bord • Enge Zusammenarbeit mit marin-geologisch, geophysikalisch, biologisch und hydrographisch arbeitenden Gruppen im Rahmen der am AWI angesiedelten wissenschaftlichen Programme • Erstellung von bathymetrischen Karten aus digitalen Geländemodellen für weiterführende Interpretationen • Fortführung des IT-Konzeptes für die Erfassung und Bearbeitung der Sonardaten an Bord und für die Bearbeitung und Archivierung der Daten im Institut • Betreuung und Pflege der Hard- und Software der zugehörigen Rechnersysteme an Bord und im Institut Voraussetzungen:
Diplom oder Master of Science in Geomatik, Geodäsie oder Geoinformatik (bevorzugt mit dem fachlichen Schwerpunkt Hydro-graphie) • Erfahrung in der Durchführung von hydrographischen Vermessungen • Gute Kenntnisse der Softwareprogramme Caris HIPS/SIPS, IVS Fledermaus und ESRI ArcGis • Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift • Bereitschaft und Eignung zur Teilnahme an mehrmonatigen Schiffsexpeditionen • Gute Kenntnisse des Betriebssystems MS Windows sowie Erfahrung in der Arbeit mit Computern unter einem Unix oder Linux Betriebssystem • Kenntnisse mindestens einer Programmiersprache als Grundlage für die Pflege vorhandener Software und zur Erstellung eigener einfacher Programm Weitere fachliche Informationen erhalten Sie bei Herrn Boris Dorschel (boris.dorschel@awi.de). Die Stelle ist auf zwei Jahre befristet mit der Option auf Entfristung. Die Vergütung ist abhängig von Ihrer Qualifikation sowie den Ihnen übertragenen Aufgaben bis zu Entgeltgruppe 13 möglich und richtet sich nach dem Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst des Bundes (TVöD-Bund). Der Dienstort ist Bremerhaven. Wir bieten ein multidisziplinäres internationales und spannendes Arbeitsumfeld mit flexibler Arbeitszeit, modernstem Forschungsequipment und einer erstklassigen Infrastruktur. Das AWI strebt die Erhöhung der Anzahl unserer Mitarbeiterinnen mit (Fach-) Hochschulabschluss an und fordert daher Frauen ausdrücklich zur Bewerbung auf. Schwerbehinderte Bewerber/innen werden bei gleicher fachlicher und persönlicher Eignung bevorzugt. Über verschiedene Maßnahmen wird gezielt die Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie gefördert. Aufgrund unserer familienbewussten Personalpolitik wurde uns das Zertifikat zum Audit „Beruf und Familie“ verliehen. Bitte richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse und Tätigkeitsnachweise; Referenzliste) unter Angabe der Kennziffer 99/G/Geo-tt bis zum 15. August 2017 per E-Mail (alle Unterlagen in einer PDF-Datei kombiniert) an: personal@awi.de.
          Einkäufer/-in für Bauleistungen sowie Architekten- und Ingenieurleistungen   
Das Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung ist  eine von der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, der Freien Hansestadt Bremen und den Ländern Brandenburg und Schleswig-Holstein getragene Forschungseinrichtung mit rund 1.000 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeitern. In einem breiten multidisziplinären Ansatz betreiben wir Polar- und Meeresforschung und leisten dabei im Verbund mit zahlreichen universitären und außeruniversitären Forschungseinrichtungen einen wichtigen Beitrag zur globalen Umwelt-, Erdsystem- und Paläoklimaforschung. Für unsere Abteilung Einkauf/Wirtschaft am Standort Bremerhaven suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine/n

Einkäufer/-in für Bauleistungen sowie Architekten- und Ingenieurleistungen

Die Abteilung Einkauf/Wirtschaft ist u. a. zuständig für die Beschaffung von Lieferungen und Leistungen aller Art, einschließlich Bauleistungen, mit einem jährlichen Einkaufsvolumen von zurzeit ca. 50 Mio. Euro. Aufgaben:
Selbständige Vorbereitung und Durchführung von z.T. komplexen nationalen und EU-weiten Ausschreibungsverfahren für Bau- und Bauunterhaltungsmaßnahmen sowie Architekten- und Ingenieurleistungen für unsere Standorte. Dazu gehören das selbständige Erstellen von Ausschreibungsunterlagen einschließlich Mitwirkung bei der Erstellung von Leistungsverzeichnissen/-beschreibungen sowie Verhandlungsführung mit Lieferanten/Dienstleistern und die Erarbeitung von Verträgen. Auch  die kaufm./rechtliche Begleitung der Fachabteilungen bei der Abwicklung der Leistungen und die laufende Überwachung der Umsetzung von Dienstleistungs- und Werkverträgen hinsichtlich Laufzeiten und Budget fällt in Ihren Aufgabenbereich. Mängel, Nachträge und Leistungsstörungen betreuen Sie ebenfalls. Darüber hinaus bilden Sie in Bezug auf die Beschaffungsvorgänge die kaufmännische Schnittstelle zwischen der Abteilung Bau und Facility Management, anderen technischen und wissenschaftlichen Bereichen im AWI und den Auftragnehmern und sorgen dort für einen fachlichen Know-how-Transfer. Des Weiteren ist die Mitarbeit in Projektteams gefordert, wobei die Anforderung besteht, sich schnell auf die sich in Bezug auf die einzukaufenden Leistungen ergebende Vielfalt einzustellen

Voraussetzungen:
  • Sie haben ein abgeschlossenes Studium im Bereich Bauingenieurwesen oder Architektur oder eine vergleichbare, ggf. auch kaufm. oder juristische Qualifikation, die zur Ausübung der beschriebenen Aufgaben befähigt.
  • Sie verfügen über mehrjährige Erfahrungen im Bereich der Vergaben von Bauleistungen sowie Architekten- und Ingenieurleistungen nach den Regeln des öffentlichen Vergaberechts.
  • Die Anwendung des Vergabehandbuches (VHB) des Bundes sowie der allgemein gültigen Gesetze und Verordnungen (VOB/GWB/VgV/BGB/HOAI) und die Anwendung der Regelwerke des Bundes (RBBau, RZBau) sind Ihnen vertraut.
  • Sehr gute kaufmännische und technische Kenntnisse werden vorausgesetzt und sind mit der Bewerbung zu erläutern.
  • Gute Englischkenntnisse, Team- und Kommunikationsfähigkeit, verhandlungssicheres Auftreten sowie Durchsetzungs- und Überzeugungskraft, werden ebenso erwartet.
  • Sie verfügen über ein ausgeprägtes Organisations- und Koordinationstalent.
  • Der Umgang mit MS-Office Produkten ist Ihnen vertraut.
  • Kenntnisse des SAP Einkaufs-Moduls sind wünschenswert.
Die Stelle ist unbefristet. Die Vergütung ist abhängig von Ihrer Qualifikation sowie den Ihnen übertragenen Aufgaben bis zu Entgeltgruppe 12 möglich und richtet sich nach dem Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst des Bundes (TVöD-Bund). Der Dienstort ist Bremerhaven. Wir bieten ein multidisziplinäres internationales und spannendes Arbeitsumfeld mit flexibler Arbeitszeit, modernstem Forschungsequipment und einer erstklassigen Infrastruktur. Das AWI strebt die Erhöhung der Anzahl unserer Mitarbeiterinnen mit (Fach-) Hochschulabschluss an und fordert daher Frauen ausdrücklich zur Bewerbung auf. Schwerbehinderte Bewerber/innen werden bei gleicher fachlicher und persönlicher Eignung bevorzugt. Über verschiedene Maßnahmen wird gezielt die Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie gefördert. Aufgrund unserer familienbewussten Personalpolitik wurde uns das Zertifikat zum Audit „Beruf und Familie“ verliehen. Bitte richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse und Tätigkeitsnachweise) unter Angabe der Kennziffer 101/G/Verw-tt bis zum 26. Juli 2017 auf dem Postwege an: Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Personalabteilung, Postfach 120161, 27515 Bremerhaven oder per E-Mail (alle Unterlagen in einer PDF-Datei kombiniert) an: personal@awi.de.
          Astra Militarum Hydra Warhammer 40,000   
Astra Militarum Hydra Warhammer 40,000

Astra Militarum Hydra Warhammer 40,000


          Rząd przyjął założenia zmian w prawie dot. patentów i znaków towarowych   
Dostosowanie polskich przepisów do wyroków sądowych i międzynarodowych traktatów oraz uproszczenie procedur patentowych to główne założenia przyjętych we wtorek, 16 lipca, przez rząd projektu założeń do nowelizacji Prawa własności przemysłowej - podało Centrum Informacyjne Rządu.
          Lobbing koncernów i polityka: dlaczego w USA troszczą się o polskie prawo   
Rząd USA nie wpisał Polski na listę państw, w których dochodzi do łamania prawa ochrony własności intelektualnej, mimo rekomendacji amerykańskich firm farmaceutycznych zrzeszonych w PhRMA. - Działania tej organizacji odczytałbym jako aktywność lobbingową, która poprzez autorytet stojącego za nią państwa, czerpie korzyści z działalności koncernów i stara się ułatwiać im życie - komentuje dla portalu rynekzdrowia.pl amerykanista Wojciech Kwiatkowski z Wydziału Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie.
          GIF powiadomił prokuratora o fałszywym inspektorze   
Główny Inspektor Farmaceutyczny powiadomił prokuraturę o przypadkach podawania się nieustalonej jeszcze osoby za pracownika GIF. Zwracała się ona do firm farmaceutycznych m.in. o udostępnienie szczegółowych danych dotyczących procesu technologicznego wytwarzania leków.
          Infarma o systemie ochrony patentowej w Unii Europejskiej i Polsce   
W lipcu 2009 Komisja Europejska przedstawiła sprawozdanie końcowe dotyczące badania sektora farmaceutycznego. - Związek Pracodawców Innowacyjnych Firm Farmaceutycznych Infarma z zadowoleniem przyjmuje zawarte w tym raporcie rekomendacje dotyczące sprawnego systemu patentowego - czytamy w komunikacie Związku.
          Building the future in a time of war   
Student in Lebanon practicing numbers on a white board

In Lebanon, MCC-supported education programs are reaching out to young Syrian refugees, providing space where they can continue to learn and grow.

At home in her village near Aleppo, Syria, Nisrine Issa had a clear vision of what she wanted for her young daughters.


          Welcoming the newcomer   
border wall

In the current climate of fear and unrest surrounding immigration, MCC is finding ways to welcome our neighbors in northern Indiana and Chicago.


          Oferta finansowania kredytów   
Dzień dobry, Pan i Pani mnie Państwa dyspozycji euro euro 800.000.000.000.00 się bardzo proste warunki 10.000 pożyczki. kurs negocjacji tylko gwarancje dla ich wymagań. Mais sprawiedliwego i uczciwego i rzetelnego, jesteśmy blisko Twojej satysfakcji. Wreszcie, aby uzyskać więcej informacji prosimy o kontakt ze mną adres - E-mail: josemanuelhenandez@outlook.com
          Good Leads® Selected by Clientek as Partner to Expand Custom...   

Good Leads® selected by Clientek as a partner to expand its sales pipeline of clients seeking to evolve their product and software life cycle with agile processes. As a premium provider of B2B...

(PRWeb June 30, 2017)

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          Ross Douthat on Spotted Toad on Hogwarts as imperial academia   
In the New York Times, Ross Douthat takes a crack at the same Spotted Toad blog post about the roots of Harry Potter worship that I wrote up in my Taki’s column “Hogwash 101” back in April. As you’ve no doubt noticed, it has become common to analyze current politics through the lens of the […]
          Famous Last Words   
From The Atlantic: Where Will the Removal of Confederate Monuments Stop? An eminent historian explains why taking down Civil War statues doesn’t erase history—and why statues to slaveholding Founding Fathers aren’t next. DAVID A. GRAHAM 8:06 PM ET IDEAS 2017 Perhaps not since the collapse of the Soviet Union has there been such a vogue […]
          Top 50 Rich Kid Colleges ranked by mom and dad’s income, plus Bottom 50 Most Downwardly Mobile colleges   
To augment my new column in Taki’s Magazine exploring a new trove of Class Porn income data on college students and their parents who write the tuition checks, here are the top 50 Rich Kid Colleges in America, ranked by median income reported by the parents to the IRS when their kids were in college around 2000 […]
          Will Sub-Saharan Africa’s population hit 10 billion? 15 billion?   
Over at VDARE.com, a demographer points out that all my scary graphs lately have been based on the U.N. Population Division’s optimistic-sounding “medium fertility variant” in which total fertility rates magically converge toward 1.85 babies per woman by the end of the century. But what if Africans just go on doing what comes natural? The correspondent […]
          QuickBooks Customer Service   
An immense backing is what any QuickBooks user can expect out with QuickBooks customer service when you dial Contact QuickBooks technical support number which provides a most trusted way to get QuickBooks bug out from the program. There can be a number of hindrances that can create improper functioning with Intuit jewel software program QuickBooks. … Continue reading QuickBooks Customer Service
          Minister Patryk Jaki: twarz nowej sprawiedliwości | Jaki jest najlepszy   
11 maja Patryk Jaki na swoje 32. urodziny dostał prezent od Beaty Szydło – nominację na szefa komisji reprywatyzacyjnej. Nowo powołanego organu, który ma wyjaśnić afery związane z reprywatyzacją warszawskich nieruchomości.
          Industry Recognition of Percona: Great Products, Great Team   
PerconaPercona’s focus on customer success pushes us to deliver the very best products, services and support. Three recent industry awards reflect our continued success in achieving these goals. We recently garnered a Bronze Stevie Award “Company of the Year – Computer Software – Medium.” Stevies are some of the most coveted awards in the tech […]
          How Does Percona Software Compare: the Value of Percona Software and Services   
Percona Software and ServicesIn this blog post, I’ll discuss my experience as a Solutions Engineer in explaining the value of Percona software and services to customers. The inspiration for this blog post was a recent conversation with a prospective client. They were exploring open source software solutions and professional services for the first time. This is a fairly common […]
          7 must-hear mixes from June 2017: VHS-warped dreams, blasted techno and Japanese delights   

It’s almost impossible to keep on top of everything that SoundCloud, Mixcloud and online radio has to offer. In our new monthly column, FACT guides you through the must-hear mixes of the last 30 days, whether you want want a club session to warm you up for the weekend, ambient soothers or a set of vinyl-only obscurities. Looking back, male DJs had […]

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          Regis ‘rebuilds’ debut album Gymnastics for 21st anniversary reissue   

The new version adds two new tracks. Techno icon Regis has released a 21st anniversary edition of his debut album, Gymnastics. The new edition is described by Downwards as a “stronger, fitter version” of the original, with tracks ‘rebuilt’ from the original stems alongside “unreleased sequences”. It features two tracks not seen on the original album, ‘Model Friendship’ and ‘Allies’. […]

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          Holding firm, moving forward, determined to win the battle before us   
By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. These remarks from NRLC President Carol Tobias were part of a Friday morning General Session entitled, “The Battle Before Us.” What is “The Battle Before Us”? To advance a culture of life in which innocent unborn human beings are protected from abortion and the medically vulnerable are defended against
          Senior Hardware/System Design Engineer - Think Outside the Valley - Waterloo, ON   
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          $700 billion Senate NDAA has fewer troops than House, focuses on cyber war   

The Senate defense authorization bill increases the Army's active duty end strength by 5,000. It also creates a policy for responding to cyber attacks.

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          Paul Messina: Race to develop the first exascale computer   

The more super-computing capacity the world has, the more it seems to need. Now the Energy Department has awarded contracts to six companies as a push to develop the first exascale computer, a machine capable of performing a quintilian calculations per second. Program director Paul Messina joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the ins and outs of the project.

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          Ex-bikini model warns of ‘perfect body’   
QUEENSLANDERS are making themselves seriously ill so they can post photos of their ripped and buff bodies under the rising phenomenon of the Instalean hashtag.
          France To Honor 'Les Sammies,' Uncle Sam's World War I Troops   
It was 100 years ago this month that U.S. "doughboys" arrived in France. The French are remembering the Yanks who went "Over There" to help them fight in World War I with a series of commemorations.
              
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          Comment on Fallen Sword Booster Pack Giveaway by Kris   
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          'Feel The Civility': Comedian Mike Myers On Canada — And 'Canada'   
Rachel Martin talks to comedian Mike Myers as Canada prepares to mark 150 years since it took a major step toward independence. Myers has written a book called Canada about his home country.
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          Bittersweet   
Mein Wochenende war tatsächlich ganz schön. Ich bin endlich dazu gekommen, mein Zimmer ein bisschen aufzuräumen und dann habe ich mich noch mit einer Freundin und deren bester Freundin (die ich noch nicht kannte) im Café getroffen. Zack, bumm. Wow! Ich habe nicht gedacht, dass es so jemand Schönes auf der Welt geben kann. Bei ihr hat vom Aussehen her echt alles gestimmt. Und sie schien zudem noch recht nett zu sein. Ich konnte mir zwar kein genaueres Bild von ihrem Charakter machen, aber der 1. Eindruck war sympatisch, wir haben uns gut verstanden und ich hatte das Gefühl, dass sie mich auch ganz gut leiden konnte. *smile*

Für diese 2 1/2 Stunden hatte ich Fabienne tatsächlich vergessen. Und auch jetzt fühle ich mich grade eigentlich ganz gut. Aber ich weiß genau, dass es nicht lange dauert und Fabienne geistert mir wieder im Kopf herum. Es war bis jetzt immer so, warum sollte es diesmal anders sein? Naja, was solls...

Das Wetter heute hat echt ne Schraube locker. Regen, Hagel, Schneeregen, Schnee und Sonnenschein wechseln sich in 15-Minuten-Abständen ab. Eben hat es noch dicke Flocken geschneit, jetzt strahlt mir wieder die Sonne entgegen. Man könnte meinen, es wäre April.

Mit Torben ist übrigens alles wieder in Ordnung. Dass das Mädel mit mir ins Bett steigen würde, hatte er nicht geplant. Sie habe mich wohl süßer gefunden, als erwartet. Und dass er ihr dafür Geld gegeben habe, sei ein Gerücht. Trotz allem habe ich (hoffentlich) klar gestellt, dass keine "Mädchen auf Mission" mehr zum Aufmuntern zu mir geschickt werden. Ich stehe mehr auf echte Gefühle und möchte nicht, dass man mir irgend etwas vorspielt, schon gar nicht aus Mitleid.

Ich setz mich jetzt gleich hin und lerne ein bisschen: Übermorgen schreibe ich Mathe. So ein Scheiß, warum schreibt man die meisten Arbeiten immer so kurz vor den Ferien?

Yours
~sorryboy~
          Verschweigen ist Lügen!   
Ich habe mich schon eine Weile nicht mehr gemeldet. Hatte die letzten 2 Tage und heute 3 Klausuren geschrieben und musste mich aufs Lernen konzentrieren. Eigentlich lerne ich immer nur wenige Tage vor den Arbeiten. Naja...

Außerdem hatte ich viel zu viel Wut in mir, als dass ich hätte vernünftig schreiben können. Nicht wegen Torben. Nein, wegen meinem Dad! Eigentlich müsste ich auch auf meine Mutter sauer sein, aber wie kann man auf jemanden sauer sein, der nicht mehr lebt... Doch sie beide haben mir etwas verschwiegen. Nur wenige Wochen nachdem meine Mutter mich auf die Welt gebracht hatte, ist sie schon wieder schwanger gewesen. Neun Monate später hätte sie ihrer Tochter, meinem Schwesterchen, das Leben schenken sollen. Doch sie hat es nie getan. Als diese auf die Welt kam, lag sie tot in den Händen der Geburtshelferin! Eine Totgeburt! Sie hatte nie eine Chance gehabt, ihren Lebenswillen zu beweisen. Sie hatte nie die Chance gehabt, den ersten Atemzug zu machen, den Klaps auf den Po zu spüren und anzufangen, munter zu schreien! Und ich hatte nie eine Chance, darüber traurig zu sein. Denn meine Eltern haben sich dafür entschieden, mir nie von ihr zu erzählen.

Janina hätte sie heißen sollen. Vermutlich hätte ich, wäre alles gut gegangen, dann jetzt eine Schwester gehabt, mit der ich mich regelmäßig zanken würde, weil ich natürlich Wert darauf läge, dass ich der Ältere von uns beiden bin. Und doch hätte ich auch jemanden gehabt, der mich geknuddelt hätte, vor zwei Monaten. Sie hätte nicht so einen Spruch abgelassen, wie mein Vater, dass Beziehungen eben in die Brüche gehen würden und das Leben nun mal so sei und trotzdem weiterginge. Für meine Schwester ist es nicht weiter gegangen. Für sie hat es noch nicht einmal anfangen können. Und auch wenn ich verstehe, dass man einem Kleinkind soetwas nicht erzählen möchte, hätte mein Vater mir das mittlerweile schon längst sagen können.

Aber nein, das hat er nicht. Und er hätte es bis heute nicht getan, er hätte mich weiter belogen und so getan, als hätte ich nie eine Schwester haben können. Wenn ich nicht zufällig gestern auf sein Tagebuch gestoßen wäre. Ich weiß, dass man die Tagebücher anderer Leute nicht lesen sollte, aber ich wollte auch nur kurz reinschauen und schließlich, dachte ich, ist es ja mein Vater. Nur mal seinen letzten Eintrag lesen, schauen, wie so sein Schreibstil ist, was ihm alles so wichtig ist, dass er es ins Tagebuch schreibt. Was ich nicht wusste, war, dass er nach diesem einen Tag, nachdem meine Schwester tot auf die Welt gekommen ist, nie wieder etwas darin festgehalten hatte. Und so stieß ich auf diesen schrecklichen letzten Eintrag. Schrecklich in zweierlei Hinsicht: Dass er seine Tochter gleich am 1. Tag verlieren musste und dass er meinte, dass sein Sohn dies nicht zu wissen bräuchte.

Als er von der Arbeit heim kam, habe ich ihn angeschrien. Das mache ich nicht oft, aber diesmal habe ich es getan. Richtig laut, richtig wütend. Und richtig gefühlslos. Ich konnte einfach nicht fassen, dass er mir das alles einfach verschwiegen hatte. Ich habe doch ein Recht, zu erfahren, dass ich eine Schwester gehabt hätte! Und ich habe erst aufgehört, als er anfing zu weinen. Das hatte ich nach dem Tod meiner Mutter nicht mehr gesehen. Mein Vater hat richtig geweint. Ich bin dann, ohne noch etwas zu sagen, ins Bett gegangen.

Heute haben wir uns gerade nochmal darüber unterhalten. Diesmal ohne zu schreien. Er hat mir gesagt, wie schwer dieses Erlebnis damals für ihn war und dass es ihm auch schwer gefallen ist, sich dafür zu entscheiden, mir nichts davon zu erzählen. Und ich habe auch nicht so sehr nachgedacht, als ich ihn gestern angeschrien habe. Ich habe ihm auch gesagt, dass es mir leid tut, doch ich war einfach zu wütend! In so einer Situation denkt man nicht nach. Aber darum haben wir ja auch eben nochmal geredet. Trotzdem finde ich es nicht gut, dass er es mir verschwiegen hat. Schließlich wäre ich der Bruder gewesen. Wäre gewesen. Und auch wenn mein Vater gemeint hat, dass er keine weiteren Geheimnisse vor mir hätte, wird es eine ganze Weile brauchen, bis ich ihm wieder vertrauen kann. Das hat er sich selbst zuzuschreiben.

Still angry,
~sorryboy~

PS: Ich wünsche euch trotz allem ein schönes Wochenende und hoffe, dass auch ich ein einigermaßen schönes haben kann.
          Torben denkt...   
...wirklich, SEX sei für alles die Lösung.

Gestern Abend war ich, wie gesagt, auf einer Party, auf die mich Torben, eigentlich ein guter Freund von mir, eingeladen hatte. Die Stimmung war eigentlich recht nett. Anfangs, als noch nicht so viele da waren, haben wir im Wohnzimmer zusammen gehockt und ein bisschen gelabert. Später kamen aber dann ne ganze Menge Leute, ich denke es müssen so 60 gewesen sein. Ja, Torben's Eltern haben ein Haus, das sich sehen lassen kann. Mit vielen Schlafzimmern...

Als die Party richtig losgegangen war und ich schon ein bisschen was getrunken hatte, lernte ich sogar ein Mädel kennen, die ganz nett zu sein schien. Sie hatte mich auf meine ausgefallene Kleidung angesprochen (Ich hatte ein orange-pink karriertes Hemd und eine blaue Cord-Hose an - Hey, immerhin war es eine "Bad-Taste-Party") und so sind wir ein wenig ins Gespräch gekommen. Irgendwann wurde uns die Musik zu laut und wir sind in eines der vielen... Schlafzimmer gegangen. Nicht ganz unbewusst, wir mir bald klar wurde. Denn plötzlich fing sie an, mich und sich auszuziehen und sich über mich her zu machen. Doch das wurde mir zu viel. Erstens bin ich immer noch nicht über Fabienne hinweg :/ und zweitens bin ich auch nicht dafür, nach dem ersten Gespräch gleich wie wild loszuvögeln. Also bin ich, gar nicht davon angetan, dass sich jemand so schnell an mich ran macht, schnell aus dem Zimmer gegangen, habe das Mädel - ihren Namen weiß ich schon nicht mehr - dort zurückgelassen und bin auch gleich, weil ich irgendwie keine Lust mehr auf diese Party hatte, ab nach Hause.

Heute habe ich dann erfahren, dass Torben das Mädel auf mich losgelassen hatte. Er hatte ihr ein bisschen was dafür gegeben, dass sie "mich auf andere Gedanken bringt". Na danke, das habe ich wirklich nicht nötig. Und vor allem nicht SO! Sex ist nicht die ultimative Lösung für alle Probleme! Fabienne vergesse ich dadurch nicht so einfach. Und für mich ist Sex sogar etwas sehr persönliches. Ich hätte es mir nie verziehen, wenn ich mich darauf eingelassen hätte. Und käuflich ist meine gute Laune auch nicht! Das war eine echte Scheiß Aktion, Torben! Vielen Dank auch...

~sorryboy~
          Vorbei!   
Ich habe es einfach nicht länger ausgehalten, hier zu sitzen, über meine Lage nachzudenken und sonst weiter nichts zu tun. Mittlerweile sind fast 2 Monate vergangen und ich bin zu dem Entschluss gekommen, dass ich mein Leben weiterleben muss und nicht in Trauer über meine Ex-Freundin verweilen kann.

Vielmehr bin ich zu der Einsicht gekommen, dass es die ganze Trauer gar nicht Wert gewesen ist. Wenn Fabienne mir ihre Liebe so einfach nehmen kann, dann kann ich das umgekehrt auch. Der Mensch, der mich so tief fallen gelassen hat, ist es nicht Wert, von mir geliebt zu werden. Und da ich mir sicher war, die Liebe des Lebens gefunden zu haben, schließe ich nun daraus, dass es soetwas gar nicht gibt. Gibt es überhaupt Liebe, oder ist alles vergänglicher Gefühls-Unsinn? Manchmal fühle ich mich wirklich so, als ob Gott sich gegen mich gewendet hätte...

Ich fühle mich ... verlangenlos. Ich will auch gar nichts weiter fühlen. Ich weiß nur, dass ich Fabienne nicht mehr kennen will. Und ich weiß, dass ich nie wieder lieben will.

~sorryboy~
          Functional Jobs: OCaml server-side developer at Ahrefs (Full-time)   

What we need

Ahrefs is looking for a backend developer with a deep understanding of networks, distributed systems, OS fundamentals and taste for simple and efficient architectural designs. Our backend is implemented mostly in OCaml and some C++, as such proficiency in OCaml is very much appreciated, otherwise a strong inclination to intensively learn OCaml in a short term will be required. Understanding of functional programming in general and/or experience with other FP languages (F#,Haskell,Scala,Scheme,etc) will help a lot. Knowledge of C++ and/or Rust is a plus.

Every day the candidate will have to deal with:

  • 10+ petabytes of live data
  • OCaml
  • linux
  • git

The ideal candidate is expected to:

  • Independently deal with bugs, schedule tasks and investigate code
  • Make argumented technical choice and take responsibility for it
  • Understand the whole technology stack at all levels : from network and userspace code to OS internals and hardware
  • Handle full development cycle of a single component - i.e. formalize task, write code and tests, setup and support production (devops), resolve user requests
  • Approach problems with practical mindset and suppress perfectionism when time is a priority
  • Write flexible maintainable code and adapt to post-launch requirements’ tweaks

These requirements stem naturally from our approach to development with fast feedback cycle, highly-focused personal areas of responsibility and strong tendency to vertical component splitting.

Who we are

Ahrefs runs an internet-scale bot that crawls the whole Web 24/7, storing huge volumes of information to be indexed and structured in a timely fashion. Backend system is powered by a custom petabyte-scale distributed key-value storage to accommodate all that data coming in at high speed. The storage system is implemented in OCaml with thin performance-critical low-level part in C++. On top of that Ahrefs is building various analytical services for end-users.

We are a small team and strongly believe in better technology leading to better solutions for real-world problems. We worship functional languages and static typing, extensively employ code generation and meta-programming, value code clarity and predictability, and are constantly seeking to automate repetitive tasks and eliminate boilerplate, guided by DRY and following KISS. If there is any new technology that will make our life easier - no doubt, we'll give it a try. We rely heavily on opensource code (as the only viable way to build maintainable system) and contribute back, see e.g. https://github.com/ahrefs . It goes without saying that our team is all passionate and experienced OCaml programmers, ready to lend a hand and explain that intricate ocamlbuild rule or track a CPU bug.

Our motto is "first do it, then do it right, then do it better".

What you get

We provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • Informal and thriving atmosphere
  • First-class workplace equipment (hardware, tools)
  • Medical insurance

Locations

Singapore : modern office in CBD

USA : cozy loft in San Francisco downtown

Get information on how to apply for this position.


          Citadel Battle Figure Case   
Citadel Battle Figure Case

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          Radio Nine playlist and MP3 for Thursday, June 29, 2017 (no replies)   
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SET 1

Pete Shelley - Homosapien
New Order - Fine Time
Tony Walsh - This is the Place

SET 2

Kraftwerk - Tour de France
Book of Love - Boy
B Movie - Nowhere Girl
Simple Minds - Promised you a miracle
Snowy Red - Madman

SET 3

Killing Joke - Madness
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry - Another Side
Lou Reed - Warrior King

SET 4

Dole - A Day
The Sound - Longest Days
Pale Saints - Throwing back the apple
Shop Assistants - I don't wanna be friends with you
The Smiths - Ask
Echo and the Bunnymen - Read it in books
Wild Swans - Whirlpool Heart
The Chameleons - Mad Jack
Breathless - Always
This Mortal Coil - Meniscus

SET 5

Cosmic Replicant - Wake Up
Cosmic Replicant - I Robot
Cosmic Replicant - Lost Signal
Cosmic Replicant - Endless Reflections
          Paintings That Bear the Scars of War   
An art exhibition in Belgium pays tribute to the Parisian art dealer Paul Rosenberg.
          Citadel Layer Paint Set   
Citadel Layer Paint Set

Citadel Layer Paint Set


          Sharknado 5: Global Swarming. Póster, teaser y fecha de estreno   
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          The Resurgence of Matt Kemp: How He Went from $160M Bust to Potential All-Star   

ATLANTA — On a late afternoon in June, Matt Kemp settles into the right-handed batter's box at SunTrust Park to take his cuts.

The first few pitches tossed his way during batting practice end up sprinkled in the outfield grass. Then the power from the 6'4" Braves left fielder starts to show. Shots from his bat sail over the outfield wall. One flies over to the right of the 400-foot sign in right-center. Another lands in the Braves bullpen.

His swings, like his demeanor, are relaxed.

He looks comfortable. Happy. Free to be himself and free of distraction.

At 32, Kemp is having his best season since 2011, when he was 26 and playing for the Dodgers. He's hitting .309 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI—numbers that have him in the running for a starting spot in the All-Star Game. He's reminding baseball fans of the player who nearly won the National League triple crown in '11, when he led the league with 39 home runs and 126 RBI, finished third with a .324 average and also stole 40 bases.

Back then, it seemed like he would be a Dodger and a superstar for life.

But life beyond baseball was swirling around him.

There was the tabloid fodder—like dating Rihanna in 2010. There was the expectations-setting eight-year, $160 million contract extension. There were the injuries. And then there was the trade to San Diego. The weight gain. Then a second trade, this time to the Braves, and chatter about his San Diego mansion not selling at auction. He admitted in a post on the Players' Tribune that he had "let a big contract, the Hollywood lifestyle, injuries and bad relationships" get to him, which earned him a "reputation for being selfish, lazy and a bad teammate."

He was trending dangerously toward another label: bust.

But not so fast. Kemp's story wasn't finished. Not yet.

His resurgence in Atlanta—and his jaw-dropping transformation in the offseason—is eliminating any inkling of those perceptions. He's hitting. He's healthy. By all appearances, he's having fun.

And the Braves organization loves him.

"He is one of our leaders," manager Brian Snitker says. "He is a guy in the clubhouse that people respect. … He's just a great guy to have around."

The difference?

It's simple, Kemp says. He was hurt then. He's not now.

"It was just very frustrating," Kemp says. "It wasn't fun because sometimes I wasn't getting the results that I wanted. I was working hard and doing what I needed to do.

"It's hard to overcome injuries. It takes time, and once you get past those injuries, then you start to become more successful again, and the confidence level comes up, and you get that swag that you once had.

"It'd be tough to hear some of the things that might have been said, like, 'He lost it.' I didn't lose it. With injuries and things like that, it's not easy."


Kemp is in the Braves clubhouse, comfortably settled in a soft black leather chair as some teammates nearby shoot pool. Conversations surrounding him provide a pleasant hum.

He looks laid-back, wearing a black T-shirt that reads "EQUALITY" on the front and "42" on the back, in homage to Jackie Robinson.

The topic of conversation is recent incidents of racism in sports. Seventy years after Robinson broke the baseball color barrier, it remains one of the game's constants. The hate comes in various forms. Trolling on social media. Screaming obscenities from the stands. A fan in May uttered the N-word and threw a bag of peanuts at Orioles outfielder Adam Jones.

Racism isn't exclusive to MLB in the realm of sports. Someone painted the N-word on a gate at LeBron James' Los Angeles home before the 2017 NBA Finals started, according to the L.A. police.

Kemp acknowledges fans have spewed hate toward him dating back to his days in the minor leagues. He declines to name the cities where it occurred, "but it definitely happens, for sure," he says.

"That's not new to me or to LeBron or to Adam," Kemp says. "It's something that you've got to deal with all the time. Like LeBron said, it doesn't matter how much people admire you, how much money you have, how famous you are. Racism is still alive. It's sad. It's disappointing. I guess it's something that I guess we have to deal with. It's tough to deal with, but it's sad."

He didn't pay attention to things like that when he was younger. Maybe it didn't exist because all he was doing was playing ball and wasn't yet famous. Maybe he just didn't recognize it. He's not sure.

"But when you get older you start to realize, like, 'Dang. They just really said that,'" Kemp says. "It's kind of crazy."

Growing up in Midwest City, Oklahoma, Kemp and his cousins were "pretty much" the only African-Americans on his teams, he says. A two-sport athlete, his basketball teammates teased him for playing baseball—"What are you doing? Why do you have the cleats and a glove? You play basketball," he recalls them saying—as football and hoops were more popular where he lived.

"[My friends] never came to games," Kemp says. "They didn't know how good I was. They didn't know that the scouts were coming to see me play."

He's shown a photo of himself from his childhood.

He says he's not sure how old he was, but the picture depicts him holding a bat and taking a mighty cut—"I don't know if I was swatting flies. Hopefully I don't swing at pitches like that now," he wisecracks—with a look of determination on his young face, long before the glitz and the glamour ever entered his life.

"You look at a picture like that, and that's like—that's me as a kid dreaming about playing baseball, and now I'm living that dream," Kemp says. "Not a lot of people can say they're living their dream."

Kemp grew up in a single-parent household, with his mom, Judy Henderson, a nurse. Even though Atlanta is more than 800 miles away, it was easy for him and a cousin to get hooked on the Braves, whose games were broadcast on TBS.

"We, like, lived for the Braves," Kemp says. "We'd come home after school, turn on the TV and watch the Braves play baseball games. It was the best thing in the world."

The dream became tangible in 2003, when the Dodgers drafted Kemp in the sixth round out of high school. Three years later, he was playing at Dodger Stadium. The lights seem to shine brighter in Hollywood, and he showed signs of becoming a budding superstar in 2009, when he hit .297 with 26 home runs and 101 RBI and won his first Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards.

His marquee season was in 2011. He finished second to Ryan Braun in the MVP race, but after Braun's subsequent PED admission, many think Kemp should have received the award. As a consolation prize, he did win his second Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards that year.

Life was fast-paced. He ascended the fashion ladder, seen as one of the best-dressed players in baseball. Paparazzi surrounded him when he dated Rihanna in 2010. His average dipped to .249 that season, but he still hit 28 home runs.

Fast forward to seven years later in Atlanta, with a reporter trying to tiptoe around the Rihanna question with Kemp. It elicits a laugh from him.

"I think that life. That's just part of L.A.," Kemp says. "You're in an industry where you meet famous people. You have famous friends. That's just part of being in L.A. I mean, that took a little getting used to, but the injuries were something I was never used to. That was harder on me that anything."


The injuries. There were many of them. A snapshot:

Kemp had two stints on the disabled list for hamstring injuries in 2012. The first one ended his streak of 399 consecutive games, which at the time was the longest streak by an active player. In late August, he injured his left shoulder after crashing into a wall at Coors Field, but he continued to play. In the offseason, Kemp underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum and damage to his rotator cuff. Doctors told him not to swing a bat until January.

Kemp made trips to the DL in 2013 for a right hamstring strain and joint inflammation in the surgically repaired shoulder. His return to the lineup that July lasted for one game, as he suffered a left ankle injury when sliding into home plate, a play in which Kemp later said he wasn't running hard. He headed back to the DL.

Kemp returned in mid-September, but it was a short stay. He missed a game later in the month because of soreness in his left ankle and was ruled was out for the playoffs. Kemp had a minor surgical procedure to clean up his left shoulder and also underwent microfracture surgery on the ankle. He ultimately played just 73 games in 2013, and he would start the 2014 season on the disabled list.

Through it all, the low point was suffering the ankle injury and eventually needing surgery, Kemp says.

"My shoulder was tough, but I think the ankle was the toughest because I was used to being a speed guy, stealing bases," he says. "Now it's not as easy to do that because my ankle doesn't allow me to be as fast as I once was. But I've just got to deal with it."

In 2014, his last season with Los Angeles, then-manager Don Mattingly moved Kemp out of center field, first putting him at left and then later in right. After the season, the Dodgers traded him to San Diego. While he put up solid numbers (.265 with 23 home runs and 100 RBI in 2015, and .268 with 35 HRs and 108 RBI in 2016), he was a guy with a lengthy injury history and a huge paycheck playing for a bad team.

His mammoth 2011 campaign continued to get further away in the rearview mirror.


2011 was also the year when Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who was a rookie, first met Kemp.

"He was on another level," Freeman recalls. "Every time he got up to the plate, I was like, 'Oh no, here it comes.'"

Through a mutual friend, Melvin Upton Jr., who played for both the Braves (2013-14) and the Padres (2015 through part of 2016), Freeman and Kemp hung out a couple of times. Since Kemp arrived in Atlanta, he and Freeman have grown close. Freeman calls Kemp's personality "infectious."

"It's a great personality," Freeman says. "He draws people to him, and you just want to be around him. Every day, obviously when I'm healthy, we would go get our Starbucks together, we go out to the field together, we do pretty much everything together. ...

"He wants to win. He works hard every single day, and that rubs off on other people."

Kemp's intensity is visible. But so is the joy, which he credits to his teammate and friend.

"Honestly, you know who has a lot to do with that is Freddie," Kemp says. "I've played with a lot of guys that like to have fun and joke around, but he's just one guy that—I honestly never see him, like, mad."

The chemistry worked in the lineup, too. In the 56 games he played with the Braves in 2016, Kemp hit .280 with 12 home runs and had an OPS of .855.

"It was great," Snitker says. "You get a guy, a middle-of-the-order lineup guy like that, he was a welcome addition. It lengthened our lineup, kind of broke up all the left-handers we had going."

With Kemp on the team, opponents could no longer "pick and choose" who they pitched to. "He legitimized what we had going on," Snitker says.

But not all was perfect. At the end of the 2016 season, Kemp wasn't always finishing games, playing seven innings before being replaced for defensive reasons in left field.

"Every time that happened to him, he'd come up to me in the dugout and say, 'This is embarrassing. I don't want this to happen anymore,'" Freeman says.

Heading into the offseason, Kemp was healthy, which hadn't happened often in the last few years. He took advantage of it and got to work, saying there were "no limits."

When asked what was the catalyst for change, Kemp all but shrugged it off.

"I haven't really had too many offseasons where I didn't have to rehab anything," Kemp says. "That's a big difference. You know, if you go into an offseason hurt and you have to rehab the whole offseason, that's just very frustrating. I was pretty much able to work out and do whatever it is I wanted to do."

Snitker says Kemp told the team at the end of the 2016 season, "You're going to see a new me when I get here."

"And he did," Snitker says. "Obviously, he was very dedicated to that and worked his tail off. It was real refreshing when you came in and saw the guy's dedication to what we're trying to do, so it was really good to see, and it told you a lot about the person."

Freeman got updates from Kemp during the offseason—sometimes in mid-workout.

"I got FaceTimed every week...usually when he was on the elliptical," Freeman says. "He was doing two-a-days. He would do lifting in the morning, and he would come back and do conditioning later in the day."

When Freeman was with his wife in Bal Harbour, Florida, celebrating their anniversary, he ran into Kemp. The change was already noticeable.

"You could tell after a month-and-a-half, he was already looking different," Freeman says. "People were asking me what was he looking like, and I wouldn't tell them. I said, 'You guys can just find out for yourself,' and he came to spring training obviously so much better. I think he had lost like 25 pounds."


Kemp's work continued through spring training and into the season, and the results are evident in his numbers. He started the season 8-for-16 with four doubles and two home runs in his first four games. He made a brief trip to the 10-day DL for a tight right hamstring in April, and he missed one game in June with left hamstring tightness. Aside from that, he has picked up where he left off. On April 29 at Milwaukee, he became the first Brave to hit three home runs in a game since Mark Teixeira did it in 2008. He hit his 250th career home run on May 31.

Kemp says there's been no change in approach. It's just a byproduct of being healthy and putting in the effort.

"He was first there, last to leave, was very consistent in all his workouts, and he was always out there doing his drills, in the weight room, workout room, practices, everything," Snitker says of Kemp's spring training work. "It was really good to see—and even now. I mean, the guy shows up to play every day. That's the thing. He's signed on to play the games, so he is a guy you can depend on every day. You know he's going to be there for you."

The house in San Diego hasn't sold yet, and Kemp doesn't know if there will be another auction. These days, his home base is in Prosper, Texas, about three hours away from Midwest City.

How long he stays in Atlanta remains to be seen. Despite his production, the Braves are under .500 and are struggling to keep pace with the Nationals in the NL East. Could Kemp get dealt for a third time? Speculation is slowly heating up, with Bob Nightingale of USA Today mentioning him as one of the top 25 players who could switch teams this summer.

But even as the team rebuilds, Kemp is a good fit in Atlanta. He helped protect the Braves' cornerstone, Freeman, in the lineup—before Freeman fractured his wrist in May—and his teammates are thankful he's there.

"It's nice to be able to have a guy like him—and Freddie and some of the other guys—but he's kind of my big brother," shortstop Dansby Swanson says. "I feel like he's always got my back. He kind of, like, protects me. ... He'll take me out to dinner when we're on the road and kind of just gives you that family thing. We've been able to hit it off really well, and I feel like I can go to him and trust him with a lot of things. So he's special to have around, and I am definitely very, very grateful to have him."

Will this get rid of the critics? Even if it doesn't, Freeman doesn't think that factors into Kemp's mindset.

"We play in a game of what-have-you-done-for-me-now, and the thing is last year people said he wasn't very good, but he had 35 home runs and [close to] 110 RBI," Freeman says. "That doesn't happen. He's a superstar. He's been a superstar his whole career.

"After his 2011 year, he had shoulder surgery and he dealt with hamstring problems. It's hard to compete at a high level when you're not feeling good every day. ... I don't think he's trying to put away what people are saying; he was just doing him. And if it comes along the way that it shuts people up in the process…"

Freeman pauses, and then says, "But that's not his ultimate goal.

"He's here trying to win and get back to the playoffs because he hasn't been there in a few years either, just like I haven't. That's his main goal. It's not about shutting people up, and people can say whatever they want about him, me...that just comes with the territory.  If we go 0-for-4, then they say we should be benched and stuff like that, but if we get two hits the next day, we're the greatest people ever. That just comes with it.

"But he's not trying to do that. He's just trying to do his job and help win games."

There's another element as well, and it's visible when Kemp's megawatt smile is caught on TV broadcasts. He's having fun, reminiscent to children who are playing simply for the love of the game.

"I've been playing baseball since I was four years old," Kemp says. "It's supposed to be fun. It's not supposed to be super-duper serious. I mean, you get serious at times, and of course you get competitive and you want to win, but I think a lot of people forget about having fun."

 

Jill Martin is a sports news editor for CNN. Follow her on Twitter: @ByJillMartin.

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          Bartolo Colon, Mets Reunion Reportedly Under Consideration   

The New York Mets will consider a reunion with veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they're skeptical of his struggles this season, per Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. 

The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday they'd be designating 44-year-old for assignment after he produced a cringeworthy 8.14 ERA in 13 starts this season.

Colon spent the past three years with the Mets, producing a 44-34 record with a 3.90 ERA. He showed impressive consistency while throwing over 190 innings per year, winning at least 14 games each season.

He even earned his fourth All-Star nod last year while producing a 3.43 ERA. He's also a former Cy Young award winner, having taken home the prize in 2005 with the Los Angeles Angels.

Limited room in the Mets rotation caused him to sign with the Braves in the offseason on a one-year, $12.5 million deal. However, he struggled mightily with his new team, allowing six or more runs in each of his last four starts.

Meanwhile, New York suddenly has a need for starting pitching with 80 percent of its opening day rotation on the disabled list, including stars Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey.

Although the club entered Thursday with a 35-42 record and is unlikely to give up much for a new starting pitcher, Colon could be the perfect fit.

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          Here's who is driving Austin's plan to expand convention center — and what they want   
The Visitor Impact Task Force was charged with finding the best use for an increase in hotel occupancy taxes that would go toward paying for a substantial expansion of the Austin Convention Center. Questions have arisen from outside observers and an Austin City Councilwoman regarding the makeup of the task force. Here are some key points from the task force recommendations — plus a list of task force members.

          Kommentar zu Gemeinsam für Pankows Norden von Dr. Maja Narlik   
Wie siehts denn eigentlich mit den Grundschulen aus? Wesentlich mehr Kinder, nicht eine neue Schule. Wartehäuschen sind ganz nett, aber langsam müsste mann die Kinder besonders in der Hasengrundschule in Niederschönhausen stapeln. Das finde ich in Ihrem Wahlprogramm nicht, wie stehen Sie dazu, wie sieht denn hier die Planung aus?
          2017 Singer Family Awards recognize four extraordinary high school teachers   

Award recipients are invited to Rochester to be recognized at the University’s Commencement ceremony, and receive cash prizes for themselves and their schools.

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          Hawkeye: Worst Fight Club Ever   

Project Mayhem: Venice Chapter

Come one, come all to the thing we can’t talk about…ah screw it, fight club! That’s right, on August 2, return to a blood and sweat soaked Venice basement reminiscent of the Hotel California to work out your frustrations, and then maybe never leave. Hosting, as always, is creator Kelly Thompson and her partner in creation, Leonardo Romero.

Location: We plead the fifth.

Time: When the need for violence arises.

Rules:

  1. Do not talk about fight club.

*We understand that by making this you probably think we broke this rule, however, see rule 3.

  1. No rules! We don’t play fair.

*This is fight club, not whine about someone blinding you with dirt club.

  1. We do what we want.

*We, the people running the club, do what we want. You, do whatever we say. It’s the golden rule: He who runs the fight club makes the rules.

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Introducing our newest gladiator: Kate Bishop! That’s right, super hero Hawkeye has joined our ranks and will be fighting her way through not only our seasoned champions, but also some heavy daddy issues. Poor thing got caught up tracking down someone else’s father in her latest case, but it’s her own she’s really after.

“We’re finding Kate in a much more emotional state than we’re used to finding her,” says Thompson. “She really grew up with her father mostly believing there were some aberrations there but she thought he was a really good man in general. So peeling back those layers and finding out that’s not really true not only calls into question things about him, but it makes her question things about herself.”

Looks like daddy Hawkeye may just end up on his daughter’s super villain hit list…talk about your family drama. Good thing she has come to us in her time of need. It’s time to punch the pain away, Kate.

“Kate is a very good fighter so even if she doesn’t look like the guys who are down there in these cages, she’s going to do well in a one on one fight. She’s incredibly smart, she’s well trained, and she’s a super hero,” warns Thompson. But let’s not forget that, that means she must stick too a code, she can’t just hurt people willy-nilly. Sounds like prime time for you newbies to make your mark, so come on down!

Reviews:

StreetFighter212: YAAASSSS!! I’M GONNA WRECK YOU WUSSIES!! COME AT ME BRAH!

            Deadpooled: Kate is going to wipe the floor with you.

Clint4life: Whatever, she’s not even the real Hawkeye.

Cagedfighter16: Is anybody reading this?! COME AND RESCUE ME!!! They’re keeping me in a cage and I don’t want to be here!!!

TheRealKateBishop: Okay I was playing along with this at first but now it’s on. I’m not the sad seal at the zoo, for one thing I can’t balance a ball on my nose…I’m busting everyone out, finding Molly’s dad and taking you creeps down!

Deadpooled: Oh snap!

Be sure to grab seats for Kate’s fight club debut and find out if she solves her case or gets lost in a whirlwind of fists and emotions in HAWKEYE #9 out August 2, written by Kelly Thompson with art by Leonardo Romero.


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          Follow the History of Spider-Man Pt. 9   

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this summer, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of this stories history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

The X-Men’s Iceman clashed with Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #92, but after realizing his mistake, joined forces with our hero to put the kibosh on Sam Bullit, a crooked politician wooing Gwen Stacy following the death of her father. Spidey stood alongside Earth’s Mightiest Heroes at a charity event in AVENGERS #85, but when Gwen announced a permanent move to London in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #93, he tried to drown his sorrows in a rematch with The Prowler.

After a bout with The Beetle in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #94, and making up his mind to fly to London to bring Gwen back, Peter Parker changed to his alter-ego in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #95 to put down some British criminals. Back home again in CAPTAIN AMERICA #137, the Web-Slinger held off an attack by The Falcon, then teamed with the high-flying hero and Captain America versus Stone Face in CAPTAIN AMERICA #138.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #92

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #92

  • Published: January 10, 1971
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: November 13, 2007
  • Penciller: Gil Kane
  • Cover Artist: John Romita
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Peter took a job with Norman Osborn in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #96, but the business tycoon allowed the pressures in his head to explode and reawaken his other self, The Green Goblin. He battled Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #97, while unbeknownst to the two combatants, Norman’s son and Peter’s friend Harry fell under the spell of a drug dealer. The Wall Crawler crashed the pusher’s party in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #98, and made Norman see the light of reason by forcing him to face his son’s pill problem.

Spider-Man helped out Daredevil in a fracas with Namor the Sub-Mariner in DAREDEVIL #77, then broke up a prison riot in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #99. Later, weary of his role as a super hero, Peter concocted a potion to be rid of his spider-powers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #100, but instead gave himself an extra four arms. Now sporting as many limbs as an actual spider, the young hero stumbled into the path of Morbius the Living Vampire in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #101, and felt immense relief when his friend Dr. Curt Connors cured him of his multiple arms in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #102.

Desiring nothing more than a chance to get away from it all, Peter flew with Gwen and his boss J. Jonah Jameson to the Savage Land in search of a legendary monster in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #103. When they found the creature, it took the timely intervention of Ka-Zar to unstick them from the web they’d fallen into.


          Celebrating Star Wars #22   

We all know that the first Star Wars film changed the face of pop culture forever when it hit theaters 40 years ago today—but it’s not just the movie that’s celebrating that milestone in 2017. Star Wars comics arrived with force in 1977, and hundreds of issues later, they’re more popular now than ever.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, we’re looking back at our 40 favorite moments from the history of comics from a galaxy far, far away—one day at a time.

Classic Star Wars (1992) #1

Classic Star Wars (1992) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

By 1979, the world started to understand that Star Wars went beyond just a blockbuster movie. Kenner’s toy line proved incredibly successful, Marvel’s STAR WARS comics flew off the shelves, and soon enough, our newspaper funny pages took fans to a galaxy far, far away. The CLASSIC STAR WARS line of comics reprints these strips.

If you’re inclined to assume that these stories never fit into Star Wars canon, CLASSIC STAR WARS #1 will squash such presumptions right away. The comic reissues an early-‘80s tale by Archie Goodwin—who also wrote many Marvel STAR WARS comics of that era—and penciler Al Williamson released by the LA Times Syndicate. Goodwin used knowledge gleaned from “The Empire Strikes Back” to craft a throwaway movie line into an entire story set between the first two films. Remember when Han tells Leia he’s leaving the Alliance because “The bounty hunter on Ord Mantell changed my mind?” Goodwin introduces us to Skorr—i.e., said bounty hunter!

The story of this encounter lasts through CLASSIC STAR WARS #2 and remains remarkably readable as a cohesive comic book arc, despite the chopped-up nature of its original media vehicle. It’s classic Star Wars, indeed.


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          Schooling Spider-Man: Marvel Adventures   

Celebrate the Wall Crawler’s return to the big screen in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” by heading back to school with these adventures available on Marvel Unlimited!

One of the best parts about being a comic reader? Bringing new fans into the fold! Comics might not be exclusively for kids anymore, but there remain plenty of all-ages books to share with children and other new readers including MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN!

Renowned creators like Jeff Parker, Sean McKeever, Mike Norton, Zeb Wells, Peter David, Fred Van Lente, Pop Mhan, Ryan Stegman Todd Dezago, Roger Langridge, Paul Tobin, and Chris Samnee all jumped in at various times to tell tales starring not only Spider-Man, but also a variety of other characters from the Marvel Universe! Instead of fully re-telling the original Stan Lee and Steve Ditko stories, these take cues from those while branching out in new directions along the way. The first issue covered the origin while the next two pitted the Web-Slinger against the Sinister Six and the fourth teamed up Spidey and Human Torch first to fight a guy called Street and then the giant monster Goom!

Marvel Adventures Spider-Man (2005) #1

Marvel Adventures Spider-Man (2005) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

No matter the threat he faced or the fellow heroes he met up with, Peter Parker balanced all of that with the usual life of a high school science genius whose classmates just don’t understand him. In other words, MARVEL ADVENTURES SPIDER-MAN worked with all of the building blocks of Spider-Man without getting too dark.

Whether you get your hands on the original issues, trades, or the digital versions, these stories make for a fun and exciting entry-point for new readers. In addition to getting to know the basics of Spider-Man and the Marvel Universe, they also offer a great entry course in the ways of actually reading comics.

A Tangled Web

If you’re looking for even more all-ages Spider-Man goodness, go on and check out this book’s precursors: MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN and MARVEL AGE SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP. You can also look for the more recent MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN comic that takes its cues from the Disney XD animated series.


          Spider-Man Returns as Vulture Attacks ‘Marvel Avengers Academy’   

Spider-Man and some of his spectacular friends swing back to “Marvel Avengers Academy” as Peter’s other school—the Midtown School of Science and Technology—prepares for their homecoming celebration. But the villainous Vulture has other ideas! He launches an attack on both learning institutions and it’ll take everyone at the Academy—plus some new pals Peter’s made over the last year—to thwart his plan and save the dance.

We sat down with Allen Warner, Lead Narrative Designer at TinyCo, to learn everything Spidey brings with him in this latest event.

Marvel.com: What’s bringing the web-head and his spider-powered crew back to “Avengers Academy”?

Allen Warner: At the end of our previous Multiverse event, we learned that someone had been scavenging Maestro’s collection of “trophies” for tech and weapons, along with various labs and superhuman battle sites across New York. Nick Fury tasked Spider-Man with finding the perpetrator, and he’s coming back to report what he’s found. It also coincides with the homecoming dance at the Midtown School of Science and Technology, so Spidey will be bringing the party to Avengers Academy, and bugging everyone for dating advice.

Marvel.com: Why is Vulture so set on laying waste to Midtown Sci-Tech and the Academy?

Allen Warner: Vulture is a brilliant scientist and inventor, but was turned down by both Avengers Academy and Midtown Sci-Tech after being accused of stealing other students’ tech and ideas to further his own goals. He feels like his fellow super-scientists don’t respect him, and the entire world is conspiring against him, so he starts using tech and weapons found in various superhuman battle sites to rebuild and repurpose mechanical monstrosities into things like an army of Vulture-ized Octobots. He wants power and respect, and he’ll destroy everyone and everything at both Avengers Academy and Midtown Sci-Tech to get it.

Marvel.com: The event district gives us a peek at Peter’s life outside the Academy; what new things will players discover?

Allen Warner: The event district is Midtown Sci-Tech itself, decked out for homecoming. It’s completely different than anything we’ve done before, and really cool because it brings a lot of fun, school flavor the campus. Unfortunately, Vulture shows up to ruin the party, so he’s perched atop the school with his prisoners and minions, plotting his attack on Avengers Academy.

Marvel.com: And the event building carves out a space for one particular Spider-heroine…

Allen Warner: Yes, we’re big Spider-Gwen fans over here too, so we wanted her to share the spotlight. The event building is a multi-tiered punk rock venue where Gwen and some surprise guests are going to perform, and throw their own brand of homecoming bash. The building represents Gwen really well with its gleaming white exteriors, colorful neon blue and pink graffiti, a unique stage and dance floor, and some other really cool surprises.

Marvel.com: How will players battle Vulture and his refurbished Octobot army?

Allen Warner: Players will battle Vulture’s tech on the campus as a team, while battling Vulture himself, and a couple of foes he’s tricked into fighting by his side. Part of his plan is to create chaos and keep the heroes busy by setting Symbiotes loose in New York, so your heroes will also battle in the streets of New York to protect the city.

Marvel.com: What new faces will join the Academy—and the fight against Vulture—as Peter calls on more of his friends from across the multiverse?

Allen Warner: A really cool collection of various Spider-Heroes, amazing friends, and one grumpy newspaper publisher. Players will be able to recruit Silver Sable, Spider-Girl, Agent Venom, J. Jonah Jameson, and Silk. J. Jonah Jameson was really popular as a cameo character during our first Spider-Man event, and I’d forgotten how fun he is to write until this event came around. His personality is great to bounce off of the students, and I can’t wait for everyone to see his visual upgrades. Silver Sable is one of my favorite Spidey characters. She looks amazing, and is a cool fit alongside some of the spies and mercenaries running around the school. Agent Venom is one of the most awesome Symbiotes, and he brings something completely unique to the table, and of course [his alter ego] Flash [Thompson] and Peter Parker have a classic rivalry. Spider-Girl and Silk are two of the coolest spider-powered characters in my opinion. They both were very close to making the cut in our first Spider-Man event, so I’m really excited to see them finally make it into “Avengers Academy.” As always, our art and animation teams have knocked it out of the park with everyone’s designs and actions, and I think players are going to love having all of these characters at their school.

Marvel.com: And there must be some cool new outfits on the way as well…

Allen Warner: Definitely. There are new outfits for Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Mary Jane, Venom, and Doctor Octopus. It’s a cool mix of some iconic looks, some seldom-seen but awesome outfits from the comics, and a couple of classics given fun Avengers Academy-style re-imaginings. It’s a really cool group that I think people will love.

Marvel.com: With the second Guardians of the Galaxy event, players were able to recruit the heroes from the previous event; will we see something similar here?

Allen Warner: Yes, we got a really positive response from players during the Guardians 2 event who enjoyed that opening week featuring characters from the original event because it gave them a first or second chance at characters they’d missed out on before, so we decided to do a similar thing here. The opening week will give new and longtime players the chance to get one of the outfits and a few of the characters from the original event, as well as a new character and outfit. Over the course of the event, players will have a chance to get every single character and outfit from the original Spider-Man event, including Miles Morales, Mysterio, Black Cat, Electro, Green Goblin, and many more.

Marvel.com: Once the Vulture is thwarted, what new adventures will players be able to look forward to?

Allen Warner: We’re going to find that Vulture isn’t the only person who’s secretly holding a grudge against Avengers Academy. He’s been sharing his scavenged tech and weapons with some faraway enemies, and they’re ready to go to war.

For all the latest on “Marvel Avengers Academy,” stay tuned to Marvel.com and @MarvelGames on Twitter!


          Black Bolt: Royal Likeness   

Over the years, Blackagar Boltagon has filled many roles: leader of the Inhumans, husband, father, intergalactic ruler—and now, prisoner! Writer Saladin Ahmed and artist Christian Ward set up quite a challenge for the one-time king when they launched BLACK BOLT a few months back: escape from an epic space prison!

Teamed up with the likes of Absorbing Man, Black Bolt continues to figure out how to flee the seemingly inescapable jail in the stars so he can find his way back to his family. We talked with Ward about designing Black Bolt’s cage, working on the silent hero, and making his mark on a childhood favorite.

Marvel.com: This book has definitely taken Black Bolt in some unexpected directions. How has it been crafting these stories with Saladin so far?

Christian Ward: I’m drawn to stories I can’t predict. I think that’s one reason why shows like “Breaking Bad” and “Game of Thrones” are so enjoyable. Reading Saladin’s scripts for BLACK BOLT [has] had those same unexpected elements and I’ve loved reading them. Bringing a story to life that you’re already enjoying in its script form is easy. I have a background in creator-owned comics; I’m used to working on books I’m personally invested in and working on BLACK BOLT with Saladin has felt no different.

I think he would agree that we’ve really clicked working on BLACK BOLT. It’s been an absolute joy and I feel very lucky to be working with Saladin. I felt like we’re telling one story together infused with all these personal elements. I definitely feel like we’re trying to say something with BLACK BOLT, whilst remembering it’s a super hero comic and it should also be a lot of fun. Even with his first comic, Saladin’s going to be [among] many peoples’ very favorite writers. He’s certainly one of mine now and hopefully this will be the first of many projects we do together.

Marvel.com: The story mixes elements from classic prison break tales with sci-fi and super heroes. Do you enjoy playing with those pieces and building new structures with them?

Christian Ward: I do! Lots of my previous projects—like ODY-C for instance—have been about clashing genres together. I love the tension you get from mixing disparate ingredients. With BLACK BOLT, as well as the genres you mentioned, I’ve been having fun approaching parts like a Gothic horror, not just with the scenery and the lighting but also trying to use page layouts to make it feel foreboding or claustrophobic.

There have been pages where I’ve tried to make the panel [borders] feel as much of the prison bars as the ones I’ve actually drawn. Becoming narrower and narrower as our characters are contained or crushed within them. It’s been fun to allow the different genres, like horror, influence how certain elements of the book look and even let each issue feel a little different. For instance, in issue #4 I’ve been playing with formal nine-panel grids and half tone textures as a way to exaggerate the old school comic book-ness of the issue. It keeps me on my toes and hopefully it keeps the [book] exciting from issue to issue for the reader.

Marvel.com: You’re setting much of the action inside of this jail. How much of it did you have designed ahead of time?

Christian Ward: Lots of great design is about tension and what Saladin had in mind for our prison was perfect to play to that idea. He had this idea that it would be equal parts Victorian gaol and [Jack] Kirby techno, so for every stone pillar there has to be this contrasting piece of insane, impossible machinery.

I read about Panopticon so I knew I wanted there to be eyes everywhere because big floating over-watching eyes are always creepy and it had to feel huge, I wanted Black Bolt to feel insignificant there. I certainly didn’t design a physical place like an architect would, rather I spent a lot of time thinking about how it would feel, or maybe how the inmates would feel being held there. I wanted the prison to feel intangible, like a monster glimpsed in the darkness, a place that was ever changing. Somewhere it would be impossible to get your footing or stay sane. An M.C. Escher drawing come to life.

Marvel.com: BLACK BOLT has incorporated some interesting characters from Absorbing Man to Death’s Head. How has it been putting your own spin on them and making them work in this story?

Christian Ward: The first thing I have to say is what a huge and continuing honor it is to be drawing these characters that so many greats have drawn before me. It’s very exciting to, as you say, put a spin on them. It’s a tricky balancing act to honor what’s come before and try to shine a different light on them. Hopefully success comes from loving the characters in the first place. For instance, when I was a teenager Death’s Head was my favorite character growing up in the UK. He was my Hulk, my Spider-Man, my X-Men. He was my number one. So when I came to design my take on him I let that love guide the design. What I love about the character—that’s what I bring to the forefront.

And oh boy, Absorbing Man! I love drawing Carl. This might be Black Bolt’s book, but I think Crusher’s the heart of it. It’s been so much fun to draw him not as a bad guy, but as a man, and try and make him feel real. Whereas I’m trying to keep Bolt at arm’s length I really want readers to feel very empathetic towards Crusher. I’ve really grown to love the guy so I hope that’s coming through.

Marvel.com: Does Black Bolt’s silence offer any particular challenges when you’re working from panel to panel?

Christian Ward: It’s a huge challenge. I remember reading about the difference between TV, movie, and stage acting and the “volume” in which actors have to project or emote in each. Unlike in theater, for instance, on a giant movie screen the smallest of facial movements can be read. I’m aiming for giant movie screen acting here. I’ve always enjoyed comic book acting and it’s huge fun to try and convey all the subtleties of Bolt’s face. I really wanted to have him feel reserved and withdrawn from us but that as the story progressed the wall that he’d built up around himself—his own personal inner prison wall—would break down and we’d see more of those emotions showing on his face and in his body language. You know, as much as I love the big cosmic moments of the book, it was the challenge of drawing Bolt that made me take the project on and I’m having the time of my life with it.

BLACK BOLT #3 breaks into stores on July 5, with issue #4 following on August 2, thanks to Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward.


          ‘Woody’ Woodward Jr. (6-25-17)   
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          Celebrating Star Wars #21   

We all know that the first Star Wars film changed the face of pop culture forever when it hit theaters 40 years ago today—but it’s not just the movie that’s celebrating that milestone in 2017. Star Wars comics arrived with force in 1977, and hundreds of issues later, they’re more popular now than ever.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars, we’re looking back at our 40 favorite moments from the history of comics from a galaxy far, far away—one day at a time.

Star Wars: Tag & Bink Are Dead (2001) #1

Star Wars: Tag & Bink Are Dead (2001) #1

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In 1966, a play known as “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”—later adapted to film in 1990—dared to retell “Hamlet” from the perspective of two minor characters. It offered a comedic take on key moments in Shakespeare’s masterpiece by implying that the bumbling duo in some way influenced key events.

Much along those lines, TAG AND BINK ARE DEAD delves into the background characters of “A New Hope” and “The Empire Strikes Back” to offer a little more “actual back story” to moments you’ve probably never thought twice about. Starting with the battle aboard Princess Leia’s Tantive IV that kicks off “Episode IV,” we follow two Rebels—the eponymous Tag and Bink—as they eventually escape Empire imprisonment and decide to disguise themselves as stormtroopers aboard the Death Star.

The comedic consequences result in “back stories” for moments like the lone TIE fighter that the Millennium Falcon encounters near the Death Star, the real reason Boba Fett showed up at Bespin, and how the Rebels acquired the shuttle Tyderium they’ll later use to infiltrate Endor in “Return of the Jedi.” Oh, and those two stormtroopers discussing “another drill” as Obi-Wan disarms the Death Star’s tractor beam? That’s Tag and Bink in inaction.

Writer Kevin Rubio masterminded TAG AND BINK ARE DEAD, and followed with a sequel in 2006—and this wasn’t the first time Rubio showed us “what really happened” in Star Wars movies. In 1996, he made a name for himself as the creator of “Troops,” a parody of “Cops” from a stormtrooper’s perspective largely responsible for ushering in an entire era of Star Wars fan films.


          Schooling Spider-Man: Mary Jane   

Celebrate the Wall Crawler’s return to the big screen in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” by heading back to school with these adventures available on Marvel Unlimited!

High school’s rough for anyone, whether you’re a web-slinging superhero or a teenage girl with a crush on one. Sean McKeever and Takeshi Miyazawa explored the latter with a series of books called MARY JANE, MARY JANE: HOMECOMING and two volumes of SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE, though other creators helped bring the story to a close. 

Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane (2005) #1

Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane (2005) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Set in an alternate universe in which Peter, Harry Osborn, Mary Jane, Gwen Stacy, Flash Thompson and Liz Allan all attended high school together – Peter met Harry and Gwen in college in the 616 – these stories explore Watson’s ever-changing feelings for the masked man of her dreams!

Initially launched with the four issue limited series MARY JANE in 2004, the overarching story focused on a young woman dealing with the intensity of her feelings while creating a carefree persona. Mirroring the reasons readers initially fell in love with Spider-Man, Mary Jane worried about making money and appeasing her parental units, but not to make web fluid, she wanted to go to the homecoming dance. 

Mary Jane (2004) #1

Mary Jane (2004) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

In fact, much of the drama in this series revolved around the big dance, MJ’s desire to buy the perfect dress for it and also figure out who she wanted to go with. She and Harry Osborn might have seemed perfect for each other on paper, but she had another in mind: Spider-Man.

Of course, her best friend Liz Allan thought her crazy for wanting such a thing, but she really lost her mind after seeing MJ and Flash in am apparently romantic moment!

All the while, a nerdy kid named Peter Parker started appearing more and more in Mary Jane’s life, first as a tutor and then as more of a friend. We all know how that relationship evolved in one version of the Wall-Crawler’s history, but to see what happens in this one, you’ll just have to read all of SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE which ended with a five issue limited series second season volume in 2009.

A Tangled Web

While MARY JANE and SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE didn’t see the title character become a super hero, that’s not the case with every other version of MJ from the various realities. In EXILES we met a version of Watson who not only became Spider-Woman, but also joined the Avengers as seen in EXILES #20. She and the dimension-hopping Sunfire strike up a relationship as they all battle the spreading threat of the Phalanx aided by Asgardians. Later, during a time when the team found themselves displaced on various dimensions, Sunfire and MJ got to spend six weeks together before the Exile teleported away on another adventure.

In the next installment we take a look at the all ages books SPIDER-MAN ADVENTURES!


          X-Men: Gold – Young Mutants in Love (or Love Is Golden)   

The on-again-off-again roller-coaster romance of Kitty Pryde and Peter Rasputin’s become the stuff of legend among X-Men fans, and it’s about to receive a new wrinkle in X-MEN: GOLD #9, out August 8.

The two star-crossed lovers first met in UNCANNY X-MEN #129 when Kitty first walked into the original X-Mansion and met the man-mountain mutant called Colossus. An inauspicious beginning to such a star-crossed love story, to be sure, but by UNCANNY X-MEN #174 they’d recognized their attraction to each other and shared a kiss or three.

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #129

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #129

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Peter threw the first monkeywrench into the mix right around the time he’d returned from the first Secret Wars in UNCANNY X-MEN #183 and declared his love for the alien Zsaji to Kitty, though said Zsaji’d perished by that time. Ms. Pryde ratcheted up the anti-feels by joining Excalibur and heading into a hot-and-heavy thing with a guy named Pete Wisdom—a relationship Peter gave his “blessing” to, but also kept one metallic eye on. 

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #183

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #183

What is Marvel Unlimited?

When the Legacy Virus later tore apart the mutant population, Colossus seemingly sacrificed his life during the chaos in X-MEN #110, prompting Kitty to sort out her feelings for the big lunk and insure his ashes traveled back to Russia. Imagine her surprise when Peter turned up hale and hearty in ASTONISHING X-MEN #14, strange situation which led to a passionate reunion and a new outbreak of dating. 

X-Men (1991) #110

X-Men (1991) #110

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Alas, right around the time of the X-Men’s latest disagreement with the Juggernaut and his power source Cyttorak in UNCANNY X-MEN #543, Kitty broke it off again with Peter when she disagreed with his well-intentioned noble thoughts to die for her in battle. Sadly, that meant that she and Colossus’ couple-ness still existed in a state of suspension when Kitty got stuck in a giant bullet traveling around the solar system in GIANT-SIZE ASTONISHING X-MEN #1. Peter tried to move on with his life, but to his credit, he tattooed “Katya” in her memory on his chest in UNCANNY X-MEN #507

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #507

Uncanny X-Men (1963) #507

  • Published: March 18, 2009
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: February 11, 2011
  • Rating: T+
  • Writer: Matt Fraction
  • Penciller: Terry Dodson
What is Marvel Unlimited?

No good mutant hero ever stays lost, though, and so Kitty Pryde returned to Earth, thanks to Magneto, in UNCANNY X-MEN #522 and reclaimed her claim to the big metal guy in UNCANNY X-MEN #522…which of course hit the skids by UNCANNY X-MEN #543. The former Shadowcat struck up a few new relationships in the aftermath, in particular with Iceman in WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN #14, and with Star-Lord in X-MEN: THE TRIAL OF JEAN GREY #1-6

Wolverine & the X-Men (2011) #14

Wolverine & the X-Men (2011) #14

  • Published: July 25, 2012
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: April 08, 2013
  • Rating: Rated T+
  • Writer: Jason Aaron
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Today, Kitty’s done with star-hopping scoundrels and Peter’s, well, Peter, and the two of them, as seen in X-MEN: GOLD #1, believe they can fight alongside each other as “just friends.” But, anybody who’s ever been in their position knows that trick never really works, right?

Stay tuned…we should be finding out whether or not our beloved Kitlossus will ever be a thing again very, very soon.


          Lead Software Engineer- Graphics/Gaming   

          Comment on Ask Abel by Brian Hint   
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          Edward RENZE   

A gravestone photo for Edward RENZE was submitted to Carroll a.k.a. Carroll City Cemetery in Carroll County Iowa on June 29th, 2017.


          No Shelter From the Woj Bombs   

On Wednesday, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted out some cataclysmic NBA news.

This was a blockbuster move—the Los Angeles Clippers’ stellar point guard signing up to play with recent MVP runner-up James Harden—a transaction huge enough that it may affect which team loses to the Golden State Warriors in next year’s conference finals.

If you read the replies to Wojnarowski’s tweet, though, one of the biggest NBA trades in years seems secondary—overshadowed by the man who broke the story.

In the parlance of NBA Twitter, Wojnarowski dropped a “Woj bomb,” hence the deployment of mushroom cloud GIFs.

In his 10 years at Yahoo—the company gave Wojnarowski his own website, the Vertical, in 2016—the NBA reporter built a reputation as the basketball world’s Eye of Providence, a mysterious, all-seeing entity who breaks news with terrifying speed and accuracy.

Judging by the reaction to his tweets, one might get the sense that he is actually the one setting these deals into motion—that teams make moves because Wojnarowski reports them rather than the other way around. It’s all part of the mythos of Woj, a cult of personality devoted to a man who doesn’t seem to have much of a discernible personality beyond “reporter who is always on Twitter.”

On Saturday, Wojnarowski will be joining ESPN, a move that coincides with (and in certain exceedingly nerdy circles perhaps overshadows) the start of the NBA’s free agency period. For years, his identity has been wrapped up in the fact that he doesn’t work for the Worldwide Leader in Sports. He’s been known to pick at ESPN in his columns, sometimes referring to them as an unnamed “cable sports company.” His defection to the world’s most powerful sports media company at once feels surprising and inevitable. It’s a marriage of questionable harmony but undoubtable impact, the equivalent of hiring a T. rex to hem your pants.

In his tenure at Yahoo, Wojnarowski has been a one-man wrecking crew, often out-scooping the world’s sports media hydra on the strength of his connections and unparalleled ability to type with his thumbs. Earlier this week, in his last days at the Vertical, he broke the news that Jeff Van Gundy—who works for ESPN—will be coaching USA Basketball’s World Cup qualifying team.

Wojnarowski’s unique ability to delight his fans and bedevil his rivals has been most evident during the NBA draft, when he managed to report, via Twitter, the upcoming selections well before they’re announced on ESPN’s live broadcast. The fact that one guy could ruin the drama and pageantry of a manicured television event infuriated ESPN execs and undoubtedly contributed to the company’s decision to make him an offer he couldn’t refuse.

In tandem with Wojnarowski’s hiring, ESPN laid off a number of talented NBA reporters, many of whom covered individual teams and contributed postgame recaps and analysis. They also terminated Marc Stein, who has long been Wojnarowski’s biggest competitor. Stein is a prodigious reporter in his own right, and many within the company have expressed dismay at his departure. Given that it seems like the network is shifting toward breaking news and scoops, there’s only one logical explanation for laying off Stein: ESPN’s suits feel it’s important to have Wojnarowski be the unquestioned leader of their NBA scoop machine. If you’re looking for an explanation for why that might be, you should ask someone who has better sources than I do.

ESPN, which pays $1.4 billion annually for the rights to televise NBA games, wants to claim total ownership of almost every NBA storyline. The network’s coverage of the NFL provides an instructive example. In 2013, Deadspin did a nice play-by-play of a story the network created out of thin air and subsequently covered to death. It began on SportsCenter, when one of ESPN's NFL pundits said, “I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever.” ESPN got Kaepernick’s response to the statement, and that response was then covered at length on the network’s myriad shouting-head programs. The pundit who made the comment eventually became a featured guest across its various platforms, and the issue was debated for days until a natural endpoint was reached. (It somehow became about Tim Tebow.)

ESPN has been built to trim every last edible bit from a story, and with basketball’s greatest rumormonger and scoop-getter at its disposal, there’s no telling what the Worldwide Leader will now be capable of. My best guess is it will look a lot like what Gustavus Swift did to cows back in the 19th century.

Swift owned and operated one of the largest slaughterhouses in Chicago, but selling salted pork scraps wasn’t enough for him. In the late 1800s, the market demanded fresh beef, which meant cattle were shipped live to Eastern population centers where they would be butchered and sold after transit. Swift had a nose for inefficiency, and he got a great whiff of it with each and every steer-filled boxcar that passed through Chicago on its way east. If his company could somehow slaughter and butcher the beef in Chicago, he’d be able to expand his operation while more efficiently meeting demand.

To facilitate this, Swift hired an engineer to design a refrigerated train car that could ship dressed meat over long distances without sacrificing freshness. The Swift-owned cars were loaded with ice in Wisconsin, packed with beef at Swift’s Chicago slaughterhouse, and then sent east and sold for maximum profit. The supply process was so efficient and direct, a side of beef in the freezer of a New York wholesaler would hang off the same hook as the cow from which it was cut back in Chicago weeks prior.

It is perhaps a bit on the nose that the process Swift pioneered is known as “vertical integration.” The man ESPN lured from the Vertical will provide the grist for a never-ending mill of debate shows, news programs, and interview segments. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the NBA receives as much attention on Twitter during summer free agency as it does during the regular season. ESPN is counting on its ability to grab that attention by harnessing the multikiloton power of the Woj bomb.

Consider, though, that the two biggest NBA stories of the past five years—LeBron James’ return to Cleveland and Kevin Durant’s move to Golden State—got broken via personal essays published in Sports Illustrated and the Players’ Tribune respectively, not via reporters on Twitter. If a player is savvy enough, he can circumvent the scoop machine and take ownership of his own breaking news, Adrian Wojnarowski be damned.

If history is any indicator, the establishment won’t give up the means of production without a fight. In the words of Karl Marx, “Tune into First Take for more reaction.”


          Howard J. "Butch" HEISTERKAMP   

A gravestone photo for Howard J. "Butch" HEISTERKAMP was submitted to Carroll a.k.a. Carroll City Cemetery in Carroll County Iowa on June 29th, 2017.


          branchenspezifische Software – eine Marktlücke?   
Seit über sieben Jahren zerbreche ich mir nun schon den Kopf, mit welchen Software Tools & Datenbanken ich mir selbst die Arbeit in der Bodensee Segelschule & Bootsvermietung erleichtern könnte. Eine Lösung, die mich zufrieden stellt, habe ich aber bis heute nicht gefunden. Daher dieser Blogpost in der Hoffnung, dass ein Leser vielleicht mir Tipps [...]
          Amelia HARVEY STEWART   

A gravestone photo for Amelia HARVEY STEWART was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: daughter of John & Percy Ann (Roberts) Harvey; 2nd wife of RA Stewart;.


          Amelia STEWART   

A gravestone photo for Amelia STEWART was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: daughter of John & Percy Ann (Roberts) Harvey; 2nd wife of RA Stewart;.


          Laura Lea ROSE   

A gravestone photo for Laura Lea ROSE was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: son of Augustus D. & Freda (Tolly) Rose; husband of Donna (Postma) Rose veteran US Army-Korean War.


          The Agenda: Southern economics will be affected by climate change; Millions on the roads; Budget vetoes waiting   


The Agenda is our daily news round-up of stories affecting South Carolina.

A new study says that the Southeast and Midwest will be hard hit economically by climate change, with damages equaling more than 10% of county GDP in some areas of S.C. Experts warn of a "large transfer of wealth between states." more…


          Donna J. POSTMA ROSE   

A gravestone photo for Donna J. POSTMA ROSE was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: son of Augustus D. & Freda (Tolly) Rose; husband of Donna (Postma) Rose veteran US Army-Korean War.


          Donna J. ROSE   

A gravestone photo for Donna J. ROSE was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: son of Augustus D. & Freda (Tolly) Rose; husband of Donna (Postma) Rose veteran US Army-Korean War.


          Robert D. ROSE   

A gravestone photo for Robert D. ROSE was submitted to Newton Union Cemetery in Jasper County Iowa on June 29th, 2017 -- Comments Include: son of Augustus D. & Freda (Tolly) Rose; husband of Donna (Postma) Rose veteran US Army-Korean War.


          88-year-old nearly scammed by fake lottery, warns others   
“It's so real-looking. It was stamped by the government, approved by the government. I just figured, all these stamps, it’s got to be real.”
          Office Assistant - Platinum Exteriors Inc. - Jefferson, OR   
Required license or certification:. Monitor incoming emails and answer or forward as required. Answer phones and transfer to the appropriate staff member.... $11 an hour
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          The Fallen   
2 angels are cast out of the heaven as punishment and they are trying to start a war using man who worship them
          6/30/2017: BUSINESS THIS WEEK: Brexit fallout could cost tourism €100m   

Hospitality businesses face the loss of about €100 million this year as the fallout from Brexit hits British holidaymakers’ spending power, tourism chiefs warned on Thursday. Official figures show that the number of British visitors coming to the...
          Dennison Mayor's Crappy Job Will Soon Come to an End   
If you think you have a crappy job then you need to take a look at the one of the duties of Dennison's mayor, Jeff Flaten. On the plus side, he works for the Minnesota Department of Corrections and is the mayor of the friendly little town of Dennison, which are both very rewarding jobs in their own right... Continue reading…
          Stick Trinity   
3 Stick Characters to chose Warrior Assasin Berserker 7 Chapters ton of guards Katana Spear Wrist Sword Flying daggers
          Nallatech, A Molex Company, Joins Dell EMC Technology Partner Program   

LISLE, Ill., June 30, 2017 – Nallatech, a Molex company, recently announced its official membership in the multi-tier Dell EMC Technology Partner Program that includes ISVs, IHVs and Solution Providers.  Nallatech provides hardware, software and design services to enable high performance computing (HPC), network processing, and real-time embedded computing in datacenters.  Dell EMC has approved […]

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          6/30/2017: BUSINESS NEWS: DAA jobs warning over runway curbs   
Planning restrictions on Dublin Airport’s proposed new €320 million runway could cost more than 17,000 jobs, according to its head of communications. The airport’s operator, State company the DAA, is building a second runway to the north of the...
          6/30/2017: BUSINESS NEWS: Brexit could put €20bn hole in EU budget warning   
Britain’s withdrawal from the EU could leave the remaining 27 countries with a €20bn a year hole in their budget, requiring additional EU taxes to fill the gap, the European commission has said. Gunther Oettinger, the European commissioner for the...
          TargetHD Podcast | 243 | Not Petya, Xperia XZ Premium, SNES Classic e iPhone 10 anos   

Nesta edição: Um resumo das principais notícias da semana de tecnologia: – Confirmado novo ciberataque em massa com o ransomware Petya (veja aqui como evitar) – WhatsApp como terceira fonte de notícias mundial – Fim dos nudes acidentais no WhatsApp – Facebook com 2 milhões de usuários – SNES Classic é oficial – Sony Xperia […]

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          First Official Trailer for Norwegian Horror Short Adaptation POLAROID   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Zmk3z1ZJzAendofvid [starttext]POLAROID is the feature film debut of Norwegian filmmaker Lars Klevberg, based on his award-winning short horror film. High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn’t take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a

          TRAFFIC ALERT - Phase II - Reconstruction of Howell School Road   
Middletown (New Castle County) --

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor, Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. is scheduled to begin work at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, for the reconstruction of Howell School Road, just East of the Entrance to Lums Pond State Park and Robert Peoples Boulevard. The work is anticipated to be complete by mid-August.

Detour Routes:

SR 896 traffic will use Porter Road to Woods Road onto Howell School Road. [More]

          SPEC/HPG Hardware Acceleration Benchmark Adds OpenMP Suite   

GAINESVILLE, Va., June 28, 2017 – SPEC’s High-Performance Group (SPEC/HPG) has released a new version of its SPEC ACCEL software that adds a suite of OpenMP applications for measuring the performance of systems using hardware accelerator devices and supporting software. SPEC ACCEL also measures performance for computationally intensive parallel applications running under the OpenCL and OpenACC […]

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          Bahrain invokes WTO's 'national security' clause in Qatar row   

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) - Bahrain told a WTO meeting on Friday trade restrictions imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates were justified on national security grounds, a trade official who attended the meeting said.

Speaking on behalf of all three countries, Bahrain's representative told the WTO's Goods Council the measures were "in accordance with Article XXI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade", which allows the usual rules to be broken for national security reasons, the official said.

Reuters could not immediately find any precedent in the WTO's 22-year history of a country explicitly and formally citing the "national security exemption" to pre-empt a potential trade dispute.

Some trade experts say that using national security as a defence risks weakening the WTO by removing the taboo and enabling countries to escape international trade obligations.

On Thursday the head of Qatar's WTO office told Reuters that his country was exploring all legal avenues to challenge the "blockade", including a complaint to the WTO.

He said that a national security defence could be challenged on the grounds of necessity and proportionality.

The feud erupted this month when Qatar's three Gulf neighbours, together with Egypt, severed diplomatic and travel links with Doha, accusing it of supporting terrorism and regional foe Iran. Qatar denies the accusations.

Qatar, which had asked for the issue to be discussed at the Council on Trade in Goods, following a similar debate at the Council on Trade in Services earlier this month, said the restrictions affected commercially important sectors such as aluminium.

The UAE's representative said there were treaties against the funding of activities that threaten other countries' national security, and warned against the WTO intervening in the matter, the official who attended the meeting said.

Egypt's representative also said the measures fell under "exceptional circumstances" and were therefore consistent with WTO rules.

A U.S. trade diplomat said that all parties should remain open to negotiations, the trade official said, and that the United States would not get ahead of current diplomatic discussions and would continue to support the mediation efforts of the Emir of Kuwait.

Turkey's representative at the meeting said Turkey hoped for a quick resolution, emphasising "hundreds years of fraternal and strong ties" among the countries involved.

(Reporting by Tom Miles; Editing by Ralph Boulton)


          Exclusive: India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks   

By Euan Rocha

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system in the wake of ransomware attacks.

Microsoft officials in India have "in principle agreed" to the request, Gulshan Rai, India's cyber security coordinator, told Reuters over the phone on Friday.

A spokeswoman for Microsoft in India declined to comment on the matter. Officials at the company's headquarters in the United States and regional headquarters in Asia also declined to comment.

If Microsoft agreed to such a discount, it could open up the global software giant to similar requests from around the world. Rai said the government was in talks with Microsoft management in India. It is not immediately clear whether any other countries were seeking similar deals.

Rai said India began talks with Microsoft after the WannaCry ransomware attack last month, noting that both WannaCry and this week's attack, dubbed by some cyberexperts "NotPetya", exploited vulnerabilities in older iterations of the Windows OS.

"The quantum of the price cut, we expect some detail on in a couple of days," Rai said, adding the Indian government expected the company to offer the software at "throw-away prices."

"It will be a one-time upgrade offer to Windows 10 and it will be a discounted price for the entire country," said Rai, who was hand-picked by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the country's first cyber security chief.

Rai declined to be more specific, but said he was confident that it would be "less than a quarter of the current price."

Rai, who has over two decades of experience in different IT areas including cyber security, said his team began coordinating with government agencies and regulators to push for OS upgrades soon after the WannaCry attack began on May 12.

The government's quick action helped minimize the impact of the NotPetya attack, which affected two of India's container port terminals, he said.

The government has also worked with banks to ensure that some 200,000 of the more than 240,000 ATMs in the country, most of which run on older Windows XP systems, have been upgraded with security patches released by Microsoft following the WannaCry attack, Rai said.

This is just an interim solution, however, said Rai, because although the patches fix vulnerabilities in older OS versions, they retain the limitations of those versions.

"New OS versions have different architecture, much improved architecture and much more resiliency," said Rai.

PRICE-SENSITIVE

Windows 10 Home currently retails for 7,999 rupees ($124) in India, while the Pro version of the software typically used by large companies and institutions costs 14,999 rupees ($232).

Roughly 96 percent of an estimated 57 million computers in India currently run on Windows, according to Counterpoint Research. Apple- and Linux-based systems account for the rest.

Given that only a small minority of Windows users in India already have Windows 10, Microsoft could be forgoing several billion dollars of potential revenue if they agreed to sell just the more widely used Home version of Windows 10 at a quarter of its current Indian retail price.

In the price-sensitive Indian market, people using computers in households or small businesses often do not upgrade their OS given the steep costs. The wide use of pirated Windows OS versions, which would not automatically receive security patches, exacerbate the vulnerabilities.

In light of the attacks, Rai said, the government "wants to incentivise the common man to upgrade their systems".

The WannaCry attack in May affected a state-run power firm in western India, while the NotPetya attack this week crippled operations at two port terminals in India operated by shipping giant AP Moller Maersk, which was affected globally.

($1 = 64.5175 Indian rupees)

(Additional reporting by Sankalp Phartiyal in Mumbai, Salvador Rodriguez in San Francisco and Jeremy Wagstaff in Singapore; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)


          Analysis: "Bad" foreign firms drive U.S. manufacturing jobs revival   

By Lesley Wroughton and Howard Schneider

SPARTANBURG/CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Years before Donald Trump began promising to bring back good manufacturing jobs by getting tough with U.S. trade partners, such jobs have already been on the rise, largely thanks to foreign companies now cast as villains in Trump's narrative.

Reuters analysis of federal jobs data shows that out of 656,000 new manufacturing jobs created between 2010 and 2014, two thirds can be attributed to foreign direct investment.

More recent jobs numbers are not yet available, but over $700 billion in foreign capital has poured in over the last two years bringing total foreign investment to $3.7 trillion at the end of 2016, a world record. (Graphic: http://tmsnrt.rs/2sWkzTB)

Now foreign companies that have spent billions of dollars on U.S. factories and local leaders who host them worry that global supply networks that back those investments will fray if Trump makes good on his pledge to roll back trade liberalization.

The U.S. president has threatened to tear up North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico and slap higher tariffs on nations that run trade surpluses with the United States, such as Germany or China. The administration is also discussing tighter immigration rules and more security screening of investment.

The tough message helped sway swing northeastern and Midwestern Rust Belt states Trump's way in the 2016 election, but puts him at odds with companies and local leaders in the south, which has driven the recent growth in manufacturing jobs.

The southern states have voted for Trump, but have also spent decades wooing foreign companies with flexible labor laws, financial incentives and investment in ports, roads and other infrastructure.

POSTER CHILD AND WHIPPING BOY

The courtship has spawned new auto plants from Kentucky to Georgia, and a new Airbus plant in Mobile, Alabama.

Few places highlight the gap between Trump's rhetoric and local aspirations better than Spartanburg in South Carolina.

German carmaker BMW has invested here $8 billion in a 1.2 million square foot (11.15 hectares) assembly plant, which has become the largest single exporter of cars by value from the United States.

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, a Republican and Trump supporter, credits the German automaker for putting his state on the global investment map.

"The presence of this company changed everything in the trajectory of our state," McMaster said on Monday at an event unveiling BMW's newest X3 sports utility vehicle.

Its Chief Executive Harald Krueger said the carmaker would invest additional $600 million in Spartanburg over the next four years, adding 1,000 jobs to the 9,000-strong workforce, and spend further $200 million on employee training and education.

But the poster child of South Carolina's success also doubles as a whipping boy. In January, BMW's plans to build a plant in Mexico drew Trump's ire and last month the U.S. president was quoted as saying Germany was "very bad" on trade and selling too many cars in the United States.

And even as the company highlights its contribution to the U.S. economy and the benefits of free trade, it is hedging its bets by preparing for a possible protectionist backlash.

Outside of the spotlight, BMW is retooling factories in South Africa and China to build volume models like the X3 SUV, reducing its dependence on Spartanburg.

“We have a big footprint here, and we are flexible enough," Oliver Zipse, BMW's board member responsible for manufacturing, told Reuters. "We will build the X3 not only in Spartanburg, we will split it into South Africa and then to China, so we will have some flexibility to produce cars somewhere else,” he said.

“If something happens at the political level - which we don’t know yet - we are able to have a flexible response.”

The Trump administration has said it welcomes foreign investment and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, who spoke at an opening of a new Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> plant in South Carolina, said such projects showed that "America is becoming an even stronger destination for global businesses looking to grow.”

The southern U.S. states owe much of their success to coastal port authorities and cities that have invested heavily to make their channels and docks fit for shipments to and from China and Mexico.

Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina who has often clashed with Trump, said protectionism would undermine those accomplishments and hurt American workers.

DOOMSDAY SCENARIO

"Negotiate a trade agreement with Europe, modernize NAFTA, don't tear it up," Graham told Reuters at the BMW factory. "We're going in the wrong direction. We need more trade agreements, not less."

Graham noted how low-cost competition from China and Mexico destroyed South Carolina's once thriving textile industry and how the state reinvented itself as a manufacturing hub, bringing the likes of BMW or French tire maker Michelin .

The now humming port city of Charleston has a similar story to tell. When a major navy base shut down in the 1990s wiping out 20,000 jobs, local officials worked to bring foreign manufacturers, which now employ around 10,000 in the three counties around the city and more is set to come.

Mercedes-Benz, part of Daimler AG , is adding 1,300 jobs so it can make its Sprinter van here rather than merely assemble it with imported parts, which also means more business for local suppliers.

Up the road, Volvo Car Group, part of Chinese conglomerate Geely, is due to open its first North American plant next year with a target workforce of 2,000.

Local development officials expect more jobs and investment to come, but worry that some steps discussed by the Trump administration could have a chilling effect.

Claire Gibbons, director of global marketing at the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, said the proposed new tariffs, tougher immigration rules and stricter reviews of foreign investment projects would amount to a "doomsday scenario" for the region.

"This is an education opportunity for us all, for the people making the decisions that don't understand the ramifications."

(1 euro = $1.1350)

(Additional reporting by Edward Taylor in Munich. Editing by David Chance and Tomasz Janowski)


          Not Guilty Pleas in Kasson Fatal Overdose Case   
Mantorville, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Stewartville man appeared in Dodge County court today and entered not guilty pleas to second- and third-degree murder charges. Continue reading…
          Advertiser WPP says that some operations still affected by cyber attack   

LONDON (Reuters) - WPP, the world's biggest advertising agency, said on Thursday that some of its operations continued to be affected by a ransomware attack that went around the world earlier in the week, but that services were gradually being restored.

On Tuesday a major global cyber attack disrupted computers at a range of multinational firms, including WPP, Russia's biggest oil company and Ukrainian banks, with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.

"While the attack did not affect the entire Group, and many of our companies are fully functional, some continue to be disrupted," WPP said in a statement, adding that it took steps on Tuesday to ensure client data was protected.

"Steady progress is being made towards restoring services. However, in doing so, our emphasis is not only on speed but on safety, and on minimising the impact for our people, partners and clients."

(Reporting by Alistair Smout and Esha Vaish. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)


          Global shipping feels fallout from Maersk cyber attack   

By Jonathan Saul

LONDON (Reuters) - Global shipping is still feeling the effects of a cyber attack that hit A.P. Moller-Maersk two days ago, showing the scale of the damage a computer virus can unleash on the technology dependent and inter-connected industry.

About 90 percent of world trade is transported by sea, with ships and ports acting as the arteries of the global economy. Ports increasingly rely on communications systems to keep operations running smoothly, and any IT glitches can create major disruptions for complex logistic supply chains.

The cyber attack was among the biggest-ever disruptions to hit global shipping. Several port terminals run by a Maersk division, including in the United States, India, Spain, the Netherlands, were still struggling to revert to normal operations on Thursday after experiencing massive disruptions.

South Florida Container Terminal, for example, said dry cargo could not be delivered and no container would be received. Anil Diggikar, chairman of JNPT port, near the Indian commercial hub of Mumbai, told Reuters that he did not know "when exactly the terminal will be running smoothly".

His uncertainty was echoed by Maersk itself, which told Reuters that a number of IT systems were still shut down and that it could not say when normal business operations would be resumed.

It said it was not able to comment on specific questions regarding the breach of its IT systems or the state of its cyber security as it had "all available hands focused on practical stuff and getting things back to normal".

The impact of the attack on the company has reverberated across the industry given its position as the world's biggest container shipping line and also operator of 76 ports via its APM Terminals division.

Container ships transport much of the world's consumer goods and food, while dry bulk ships haul commodities including coal and grain and tankers carry vital oil and gas supplies.

"As Maersk is about 18 percent of all container trade, can you imagine the panic this must be causing in the logistic chain of all those cargo owners all over the world?" said Khalid Hashim, managing director of Precious Shipping, one of Thailand's largest dry cargo ship owners.

"Right now none of them know where any of their cargoes (or)containers are. And this 'black hole' of lack of knowledge will continue till Maersk are able to bring back their systems on line."

BACK TO BASICS

The computer virus, which researchers are calling GoldenEye or Petya, began its spread on Tuesday in Ukraine and affected companies in dozens of countries.

Maersk said the attack had caused outages at its computer systems across the world.

In an example of the turmoil that ensued, the unloading of vessels at the group's Tacoma terminal was severely slowed on Tuesday and Wednesday, said Dean McGrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 23 there.

The terminal is a key supply line for the delivery of domestic goods such as milk and groceries and construction materials to Anchorage, Alaska.

"They went back to basics and did everything on paper," McGrath said.

Ong Choo Kiat, President of U-Ming Marine Transport, Taiwan's largest dry bulk ship owner, said the fact Maersk had been affected rang alarm bells for the whole shipping industry as the Danish company was regarded as a leader in IT technology.

"But they ended up one of the first few casualties. I therefore conclude that shipping is lacking behind the other industry in term of cyber security," he said.

"How long would it takes to catch up? I don't know. But recently all owners and operators are definitely more aware of the risk of cyber security and beginning to pay more attention to it."

In a leading transport survey by international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright published this week, 87 percent of respondents from the shipping industry believed cyber attacks would increase over the next five years - a level that was higher than counterparts in the aviation, rail and logistics industries.

VULNERABLE

Apart from the reliance on computer systems, ships themselves are increasingly exposed to interference through electronic navigation devices such as the Global Positioning System (GPS) and lack the backup systems airliners have to prevent crashes, according to cyber security experts.

There were no indications that GPS and other electronic navigation aids were affected by this week's attack, but security specialists say such systems are vulnerable to signal loss from deliberate jamming by hackers.

Last year, South Korea said hundreds of fishing vessels had returned early to port after its GPS signals were jammed by North Korea, which denied responsibility.

"The Maersk attack raises our awareness of the vulnerability of shipping and ports to technological failure," said Professor David Last, a previous president of Britain's Royal Institute of Navigation.

"When GPS fails, ships' captains lose their principal means of navigation and much of their communications and computer links. They have to slow down and miss port schedules," said Last, who is also a strategic advisor to the General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland.

A number of countries including the UK and the United States are looking into deploying a radar based back up navigation system for ships called eLoran, but this will take time to develop.

David Nordell, head of strategy and policy for London-based think tank, the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace and Security Science, said the global shipping and port industries were vulnerable to cyber attack, because their operating technologies tend to be old.

"It's certainly possible to imagine that two container ships, or, even worse, oil or gas tankers, could be hacked into colliding, resulting in loss of life and cargo, and perhaps total loss of the vessels," Nordell said.

"Carried out in a strategically sensitive location such as the Malacca Straits or the Bosphorus, a collision like this could block shipping for enough time to cause serious dislocations to trade."

SECRETIVE INDUSTRY

Cyber risks also pose challenges for insurance cover.

In a particularly secretive industry, information about the nature of cyber attacks is still scarce, which insurance and shipping officials say is an obstacle to mitigating the risk, which means there are gaps in insurance cover available.

"There has been a lot of non-reporting (of breaches) on ships, and we’re trying efforts where even if there could be anonymous reporting on a platform so we can start to get the information and the data," said Andrew Kinsey, senior marine consultant at insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.

There is also a gap in provision, because most existing cyber or hull insurance policies - which insure the ship itself - will not cover the risk of a navigation system being jammed or physical damage to the ship caused by a hacking attack.

"The industry is just waking up to its vulnerability," said Colin Gillespie, deputy director of loss prevention with ship insurer North.

"Perhaps it is time for insurers, reinsurers, ship operators and port operators to sit down together and consider these risks in detail. A collective response is needed - we are all under attack."

(Additional reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen in Copenhagen, Keith Wallis and Carolyn Cohn in London, Euan Rocha in Mumbai, Miyoung Kim in Singapore, Alexander Cornwell in Dubai, Michael Hirtzer in Chicago, Noor Zainab Hussain in Bangalore, Adam Jourdan and Shanghai newsroom; Editing by Pravin Char)


          His Name Is Chewbarka   

His Name Is Chewbarka




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          Debut Trailer for Justin Chon’s Sundance-Winning Drama GOOK   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmXVeH1lDjkendofvid [starttext]GOOK is a drama film written and directed by Justin Chon (Man Up). It stars Chon, Simone Baker, David So, Sang Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr., and Ben Munoz. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the NEXT Auidence Award. Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) are two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe

          6/30/2017: BUSINESS NEWS: Economic confidence soars in euro area   
Euro-area economic confidence jumped to the highest level in a decade as the European Central Bank edged toward unwinding unprecedented stimulus. An index of executive and consumer sentiment rose to 111.1 in June from 109.2 in May, the European...
          Monitoring-Lösung PRTG jetzt auch On-Demand   
Das verbreitete Netzwerkmonitoring PRTG ist derzeit in einer Beta-Version auch als SaaS-Version verfügbar. Eine Kooperation führt die Nürnberger Software in das Zeitalter des IoT.
          Black Lives Should Matter Long Before They're Lost   
Black Lives Should Matter Long Before They're Lost It's easier to rally people with an injustice and a clear and appealing villain to point to than with prescriptive measures that are likely to help others avoid similar terrible outcomes. This is especially true when prescriptive measures involve advising people to take responsibility and to take a hard look at problems in a community that could be changed, in part, with more responsible behaviors. I've blogged previously about the problem of out-of-wedlock births and single motherhood in the black community. Jason L. Riley at the WSJ takes a different tack, but is still looking at the framework of society for a lot of black people with the question in the subhead of his piece -- "why not focus on bad schools and job-killing regulations?"
On a certain level, the decision by BLM activists to single out policing as a major obstacle to black advancement has always defied comprehension. Police shootings have fallen dramatically in recent decades. In New York City, for example, cops shot 314 people in 1971, 93 of them fatally. In 2015, New York police shot 23 people, killing eight. Which means that police shootings and fatalities in the nation's most populous city have declined by more than 90% over the past 4½ decades. A 2016 paper released by Harvard economist Roland Fryer examined the use of force by police since 2000 in some of the country's largest urban areas and found that "blacks are 23.8 percent less likely to be shot at by police relative to whites." In theory, there is no reason these activists couldn't play a more useful role in helping blacks overcome obstacles and take advantage of opportunities that were unavailable to previous generations. But that would mean abandoning nonsensical narratives that scapegoat law enforcement for high black crime rates and instead picking more substantive fights with fellow progressives. Why not side with the hundreds of thousands of black children nationwide who linger on waiting lists for charter schools that have a proven record of narrowing the achievement gap? Why side with progressive politicians who stunt the growth of charters out of deference to powerful teachers unions that oppose school choice? ...Of course, improving educational and employment prospects for the black underclass would lower black crime rates and thus go a long way toward reducing encounters with police, the goal that is so near and dear to the Black Lives Matter movement. It's a win-win, but first the activists have to decide whether the real goal is to help black people or to help themselves.
Important point there at the end -- one I think few people consider (thanks to how race issues are now the third rail of discussion and debate today). I sometimes get hundreds of retweets and shares of a blog post, but never those about race. At least a few of those must be at least a little interesting to people, but again, major no-go area. Oh, and on the job-killing regulations, consider how the government is trying to put moms who earn money caring for others' children in their homes out of business. As I blogged previously:
Mothers have taken care of other mothers' children throughout human history, usually without death or horrible things happening. There should be no reason why a mother cannot be the judge of whether the person she wishes to leave her child with is a safe bet, rather than having the state intervene. This regulation also keeps poor women who are mothers from having an income by taking in children and caring for them. Again, women have done this throughout human history. Yes, there's always a chance a child will be injured -- maybe in the parent's own home. But a child can still be injured in that *perfectly regulated* hothouse of government regulation. Regulation is mostly keeping the childcare "industry" safe from those who'd like to enter without going to college and jumping through 26 hoops.

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          6/30/2017: BUSINESS INTERVIEW: Dublin expansion just the prescription   

Having stepped out of the limelight to have her second child early last year, Ramona Nicholas admits she’s somewhat wary of stepping back into it. It isn’t so much that fame is a drag but more that she worries that time spent away from her business...
          Take That "Cultural Appropriation" Ban All The Way   
Take That "Cultural Appropriation" Ban All The Way I've had this idea, vis a vis the college students and others screeching that Israel must be boycotted. I strongly suggest they take the first step and toss their iPhones (Israeli technology within) and refuse life-saving medical care that stems from Israeli researchers' discoveries. At Foundation for Economic Education, Pierre-Guy Veer applies this to those seeking to ban "cultural appropriation" -- which I like to think of as human cultural and intellectual progress. Imagine, "No, no, that fire thing is our shit -- don't be cooking your meat or we'll come club you with big rocks." Veer writes:
After years of complaining about such "problems" as a white chef cooking Mexican food or about "insensitive" Halloween costumes, it looks like Social Justice Warriors have finally prevailed. The United Nations will soon discuss, at the demand of indigenous groups, a ban on so-called cultural appropriation in order to "expand intellectual-property regulations to protect things like Indigenous designs, dances, words and traditional medicines." It is rather ironic that those Natives would only want to ban "appropriation" of "their" culture. Why not push it to its logical conclusion and call for a ban on all cultural appropriation? This means that they would have to forgo every single technology that was imported from the rest of the world since 1492. In other words, they would have to abandon mathematics, writing, any form of metal casting, currency, all languages not originally from Pre-Columbus America, modern medicine, etc.
They would also not have beer. Any takers? Yoohoo? Veer traces what I think of as Canadian cheese fries:
Through contacts with other people from other cultures, any given cultural idea or tradition has become better. Take poutine for example. This meal composed of French fries, curd cheese and brown gravy has become a cultural symbol of Quebec. Some Quebecers are complaining that Canada is "appropriating" it as a national symbol and that there are poutine festivals from coast to coast. This is a rather strange way to celebrate the fact that what used to be seen as vulgar junk food is now seen as almost a delicacy with many variations - with sausage, chicken, hot sauce, etc. This "appropriation" should be celebrated because it shows that "poutine culture" is alive and well. Had it been kept within the border of Quebec, it might not even exist today since stagnation and lack of evolution is what kills ideas. Imagine for a moment that Céline Dion had decided not to start singing in English because she wanted to remain "Québécoise pure laine". Despite all her talents, she would have likely run out of authors to interpret and would unlikely have become one of the best-selling artists on the planet of all time.A slow death is what awaits Native culture if they have it their way And considering that narrower range of French-speaking culture, she might even have stopped singing. This slow death is what awaits Native culture if they have it their way. Keeping "non-Natives" from using traditions not typically associated with them means that only a handful would be exposed to it. Fewer people showing an interest means that their products and ideas will get less exposure and will, therefore, become a sociological or archaeological artifact rather than a living idea, limited to a few multicultural festivals.
I tweeted this and got this back: My reply to Clay:
@amyalkon @clayroutledge
That is hilarious. Also all the MacBooks & iPads at Occupy Wall Street. (Shouldn't you people be using *cuneiform* tablets?)

          Canonical warnt vor gravierender Sicherheitslücke in Linux   
Unter Umständen lässt sich darüber Schadcode einschleusen und ausführen. Die Schwachstelle ermöglicht aber auch Denial-of-Service-Angriffe. Sie steckt im Hintergrundprogramm systemd. Ubuntu und Debian bieten bereits Patches an
          AMD stellt Ryzen Pro als Alternative zu Intel-vPro-CPUs vor   
Die für Business-PCs gedachten Prozessoren von AMD bieten bis zu 8 Rechenkernen und 16 Threads. Außerdem bringen sie diverse Sicherheitsfunktionen auf Chip-Ebene. Dazu gehören Unterstützung für Secure Boot, fTPM (firmware Trust Platform Module), AES sowie Sicherheits-Features von Windows 10 Enterprise.
          Free Colgate Rinse Next Week!   
Starting Sunday there will be a really nice Register Reward Deal to earn $4 when you buy two Colgate Rinse. These will be the smaller 8.4 oz bottles. These will be $3.39 each or 2 for $6. Grab this Colgate Rinse coupon so you’ll pick up two for free! Walgreens Deals (Starting 7/2) Buy (2) Colgate Total […]
     

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          'Imprint' Exhibition Presents Collage by Ingrid Bittar and David Woodward at SomoS Berlin   
NewswireToday (newswire) - 2015/09/24 Berlin, Germany - A new collage exhibition series at SomoS Art House in Berlin Neukölln starts October 2015 with the "Imprint" collage exhibition by current SomoS "Artist in Residence" Ingrid Bittar (Brazil) and David Woodward (Canada)
          6/30/2017: WORLD OF WORK: A productive workplace   
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          Customer Service – Consider a Career Change to Insurance Sales   
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In this forbiddingly grim entry in the franchise, Andy Serkis again proves that, in the highly specialized realm of performance-capture acting, he has no peer. “War” opens in Seattle on July 14. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
          Customer Service – Consider a Career Change to Insurance Sales   
CO-Colorado Springs, Are you an experienced Customer Service representative with excellent communication skills and a drive to advance your career? Do you want a work/life balance? Take advantage of our globally-ranked training programs to help you transition into a rewarding Sales career! Our Sales Agents come from various backgrounds and we have many successful Agents that do not have sales or insurance experience,
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CO-Fountain, Are you an experienced Customer Service representative with excellent communication skills and a drive to advance your career? Do you want a work/life balance? Take advantage of our globally-ranked training programs to help you transition into a rewarding Sales career! Our Sales Agents come from various backgrounds and we have many successful Agents that do not have sales or insurance experience,
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