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[ { "docid": "16827770", "title": "Toronto Fashion Week", "text": "by Jay Manuel, Creative Director of America's Next Top Model and host of Canada's Next Top Model, on behalf of Sears Canada. Model Rachel Romu attracted national media attention when she became the first model to walk the Toronto Fashion Week runway with a mobility aid, presenting designer Hayley Elsaesser's fashion collection while using a cane. Suzanne Cohon is currently Toronto Fashion Week's Fashion, Arts and Cultural Ambassador, and Carolyn Quinn is Executive Director. Toronto Fashion Week Toronto Fashion Week (TFW), held in February (for fall/winter collections) and September (for spring/summer collections) of each year, is a semi-annual event celebrating" }, { "docid": "12216838", "title": "Milan Fashion Week", "text": "Milan Fashion Week Milan Fashion Week () is a clothing trade show held semi-annually in Milan, Italy. The autumn/winter event is held in February/March of each year, and the spring/summer event is held in September/October of each year. Milan Fashion Week, established in 1958, is part of the global \"Big Four fashion weeks\", the others being Paris Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan, and ending with Paris. Milan Fashion Week is partially organized by (The National Chamber for Italian Fashion), a non-profit association which" }, { "docid": "12216843", "title": "Milan Fashion Week", "text": "the various stages of production.\" Milan Fashion Week Milan Fashion Week () is a clothing trade show held semi-annually in Milan, Italy. The autumn/winter event is held in February/March of each year, and the spring/summer event is held in September/October of each year. Milan Fashion Week, established in 1958, is part of the global \"Big Four fashion weeks\", the others being Paris Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan, and ending with Paris. Milan Fashion Week is partially organized by (The National Chamber for Italian" }, { "docid": "16827764", "title": "Toronto Fashion Week", "text": "Toronto Fashion Week Toronto Fashion Week (TFW), held in February (for fall/winter collections) and September (for spring/summer collections) of each year, is a semi-annual event celebrating fashion, arts and culture where Canadian and international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press, and the general public. It is the largest fashion week held in Canada and the second largest fashion week in North America, after New York Fashion Week. The event is currently held within Toronto's exclusive luxury retail and brand neighbourhood, Yorkville, along Hazelton Avenue and Yorkville Avenue. Toronto Fashion Week draws considerable media attention, nationally and internationally. In" }, { "docid": "15649323", "title": "Copenhagen Fashion Week", "text": "Week. Copenhagen Fashion Week Copenhagen Fashion Week is an international fashion event, held twice a year in Copenhagen. The first Copenhagen Fashion Week was held in 2006, the result of a merger of previous Danish clothing trade fairs, Dansk Modeuge and Dansk Herremodeuge, which date back to the 1950s. Copenhagen Fashion Week is owned by the Danish Fashion Institute. Today, the event takes place in February and August, and is the Nordic region's largest fashion event with more than 1,600 exhibitors and 2,800 branded collections in addition to 40-45 runway shows on the official show schedule. Copenhagen Fashion Week consists" }, { "docid": "9898856", "title": "New York Fashion Week", "text": "2015. \" New York Fashion Week New York Fashion Week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) when international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press, and the general public. It is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the \"Big 4,\" along with those in Paris, London and Milan. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) created the modern notion of a centralized “New York Fashion Week” in 1993, although cities like London were already using their city’s name in conjunction" }, { "docid": "9898842", "title": "New York Fashion Week", "text": "New York Fashion Week New York Fashion Week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) when international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press, and the general public. It is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the \"Big 4,\" along with those in Paris, London and Milan. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) created the modern notion of a centralized “New York Fashion Week” in 1993, although cities like London were already using their city’s name in conjunction with the" }, { "docid": "15649320", "title": "Copenhagen Fashion Week", "text": "Copenhagen Fashion Week Copenhagen Fashion Week is an international fashion event, held twice a year in Copenhagen. The first Copenhagen Fashion Week was held in 2006, the result of a merger of previous Danish clothing trade fairs, Dansk Modeuge and Dansk Herremodeuge, which date back to the 1950s. Copenhagen Fashion Week is owned by the Danish Fashion Institute. Today, the event takes place in February and August, and is the Nordic region's largest fashion event with more than 1,600 exhibitors and 2,800 branded collections in addition to 40-45 runway shows on the official show schedule. Copenhagen Fashion Week consists of" }, { "docid": "17401950", "title": "Vancouver Fashion Week", "text": "active member of the fashion industry and a major supporter of Vancouver Fashion Week during her life. Vancouver Kids Fashion Week (VKFW) was established in September 2016. The two-day event takes place during Vancouver Fashion Week. VKFW has partnered with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) donating a portion of ticket sales to the Foundation. Global Fashion Collective (GFC), an expansion of Vancouver Fashion Week, is a platform specialising in supporting creative designers by establishing their presence around the world. Launched in October 2017. Since 2018, Vancouver Fashion Week has been producing a digital magazine Micro Macro Magazine, a contemporary design" }, { "docid": "17947182", "title": "Christian Fashion Week", "text": "Christian Fashion Week Christian Fashion Week (R) (USPTO Registration Numbers 4456872 & 4494390) is an annual fashion show that celebrates fashion from a Christian worldview. It is the first fashion week to claim faith as a basis. The organization and event was founded by entrepreneurs Jose Gomez, Mayra Gomez, Wil Lugo, and Tamy Lugo, all from Tampa, Florida. The first annual event, Christian Fashion Week 2013, was held on February 8, 2013, and featured 8 designers from around the US. The event attracted over 300 attendees and over 2,000 online viewers. The event attracted an international audience after a syndicated" }, { "docid": "15068742", "title": "Madrid Fashion Week", "text": "have added some “super” appeal to the MBFWM calendar. Some designers that showing their collections in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid are: Davidelfin, Juan Duyos, Adolfo Dominguez, Andres Sarda, Aristocrazy, TCN, Juanjo Oliva... Madrid Fashion Week Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, was known as \"Pasarela Cibeles\" until 2008 or Cibeles Madrid Fashion week up until 2012, is the principal platform to promote fashion in Spain. Based in Madrid and often takes place twice a year, in September 2008 held its edition No. 48. The No. 49 edition, which lasted two weeks, was held in February 2009. It is organized by IFEMA, the" }, { "docid": "17137843", "title": "PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week", "text": "PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week is an annually fashion event held in Lahore and Karachi in Pakistan. The event is organised by the \"Pakistan Fashion Design Council\" (PFDC) along with the sponsor of Sunsilk. 1st PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held on February 16–19, 2010 in Lahore. 3rd PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held in 2011 in Lahore and Karachi. 5th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held in April 2012. The venue for the event was Expo Centre Lahore. The 9th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held in March 2017. This four-day event was held in Lahore" }, { "docid": "17137844", "title": "PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week", "text": "and showcased top Pakistani fashionn designers In addition to this, at least four new designers were also launched in collaboration with Bank Al Falah Rising Talent Segment.. PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2013 PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week is an annually fashion event held in Lahore and Karachi in Pakistan. The event is organised by the \"Pakistan Fashion Design Council\" (PFDC) along with the sponsor of Sunsilk. 1st PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held on February 16–19, 2010 in Lahore. 3rd PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was held in 2011 in Lahore and Karachi. 5th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week" }, { "docid": "17559706", "title": "Boston Fashion Week", "text": "and was becoming very repetitive. Boston Fashion Week began again in September 2007. The event returned more powerful and with more attention of the media. It includes fashion shows and networking events. The week also contributes to a sense of civic pride about what the region has to offer and how it continues to evolve. In the year of 2013 the Boston Fashion Week was held between September 27 and October 25 and it was specially dedicated to Alfred Fiandaca, who was a leading Bostonian fashion designer. Jay Calderin is the founder of the Boston Fashion Week as well as" }, { "docid": "14064402", "title": "Alberta Fashion Week", "text": "take place May 16–21, 2011. Alberta Fashion Week Alberta Fashion Week is a fashion event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was started in February, 2009 by David R. Politi in Calgary, Alberta. It is a bi-yearly Fashion Week featuring local and national, Canadian designers. Its first shows were held between October 4–10, 2009, at the Banke of Nova Scotia, on Stephen Avenue in Calgary. Most of the designers involved were women, showing a mix of ready-to-wear and haute couture. To stay competitive with other non-fashion events, and encouraging for young fashion enthusiasts, tickets prices were kept low – under $22" }, { "docid": "14064401", "title": "Alberta Fashion Week", "text": "Alberta Fashion Week Alberta Fashion Week is a fashion event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was started in February, 2009 by David R. Politi in Calgary, Alberta. It is a bi-yearly Fashion Week featuring local and national, Canadian designers. Its first shows were held between October 4–10, 2009, at the Banke of Nova Scotia, on Stephen Avenue in Calgary. Most of the designers involved were women, showing a mix of ready-to-wear and haute couture. To stay competitive with other non-fashion events, and encouraging for young fashion enthusiasts, tickets prices were kept low – under $22 for standing-room. The next shows" }, { "docid": "6667168", "title": "London Fashion Week", "text": "London Fashion Week London Fashion Week (LFW) is a clothing trade show that takes place in London twice a year, in February and September. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, it is one of the \"Big Four\" fashion weeks, along with the New York, Milan and Paris. Organised by the British Fashion Council (BFC) for the London Development Agency with help from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, London Fashion Week first took place in October 1983. It currently ranks alongside New York, Paris and Milan as one of the 'Big Four'" }, { "docid": "6667172", "title": "London Fashion Week", "text": "front row at catwalk shows by London Fashion Week designers, get a head start on the key trends of the coming season and listen to talks by industry experts. London Fashion Week London Fashion Week (LFW) is a clothing trade show that takes place in London twice a year, in February and September. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, it is one of the \"Big Four\" fashion weeks, along with the New York, Milan and Paris. Organised by the British Fashion Council (BFC) for the London Development Agency with help from the Department" }, { "docid": "17559714", "title": "Boston Fashion Week", "text": "2011, the tent at Boston Fashion Week was front-page news. In 2013, The Boston Fashion Week surprised its spectators with the cancellation of The Tent. Scheduled from September 27 until October 5, the fashion week in 2013 was not anchored by an official tent. The reason behind the cancellation of The Tent in 2013 was the lack of sponsorship in order to continue paying its expenses. According to Calderin, The Tent helped encourage up-coming designers to come forward, and show them a new level of production. It is uncertain if The Tent will return in 2014 Boston Fashion Week Boston" } ]
[ { "docid": "17714500", "title": "Climate Week NYC", "text": "Climate Week NYC Climate Week NYC is an annual event that has taken place every year in New York City since 2008. The summit takes place alongside the UN General Assembly and brings together international leaders from business, government and civil society to showcase global climate action. Climate Week NYC is run by The Climate Group. The first Climate Week took place in 2009 and in 2018 celebrated its tenth year in the city. Climate Week NYC takes place while the United Nations General Assembly is in session, allowing heads of state and other senior governmental figures to attend and" }, { "docid": "17714503", "title": "Climate Week NYC", "text": "from the Prime Minister of New Zealand. Other major participants have included Tim Cook, Richard Branson and John Kerry. The Hub In 2018 Climate Week NYC hosted The Hub, a series of events held throughout the second day of the week with talks and debates with people from the climate world. Climate Week NYC Climate Week NYC is an annual event that has taken place every year in New York City since 2008. The summit takes place alongside the UN General Assembly and brings together international leaders from business, government and civil society to showcase global climate action. Climate Week" }, { "docid": "17714502", "title": "Climate Week NYC", "text": "The campaign included a city wide marketing drive across the city, with over 3,000 sites across five boroughs of New York City taking part. Climate Week NYC events Each year Climate Week NYC hosts a number of events throughout the week. In 2018 over 150 events registered as part of the week, with many other taking place in an unofficial capacity. Opening Ceremony Each year is typically launched with an Opening Ceremony where announcements are made by world leaders from government and business. In 2018 this included a $300 million announcement of support for Pacific Islands affected by climate change" }, { "docid": "3585755", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "Shanghai, New Delhi, Copenhagen, Sibiu, Jakarta, and Tokyo host important fashion weeks. The concept of fashion week () began in Paris, when marketers would hire women to wear couture items in public places, from racetracks to salons. These parades (parade is \"défilé in French) gradually began to become social events of their own. (Indeed, in French, runways shows are still called \"défilés de mode\" -- literally \"fashion parades\" -- today.) The first Paris fashion week began in 1973. In 1903, a New York City shop called Ehrich Brothers put on what is thought to have been the country’s first fashion" }, { "docid": "8939154", "title": "Australian Fashion Week", "text": "2, Oroton, Raffles International Designer Showcase, Romance was Born, Roopa Pemmaraju, Sara Phillips, Song for the Mute, Style Hong Kong, Suboo, Talulah, The Innovators, Toi Et Moi Sydney, Watson X Watson, Whitney Eve and WE by Whitney Eve, We Are Handsome and Zimmermann. Title sponsor Mercedes-Benz is supported by government partners Destination NSW and Austrade, Maybelline New York, DHL, HP/Intel, Redken 5th Avenue NYC and EYE and as well as media outlet Getty Images. It was announced in October 2012 that Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia (MBFWA) was moving from its Overseas Passenger Terminal location in The Rocks in Sydney Harbour" }, { "docid": "9898844", "title": "New York Fashion Week", "text": "from calendar founder Ruth Finley. Another calendar is kept by Fashion Week Online. The economic impact of New York Fashion Week is estimated at $887 million. The first New York Fashion Week was created in 1943 by Eleanor Lambert, press director of the American fashion industry’s first promotional organization, the New York Dress Institute. The event, the world's first organized fashion week, was called \"Press Week\", and was created to attract attention away from French fashion during World War II, when fashion industry insiders were unable to travel to Paris to see French fashion shows. It was also meant to" }, { "docid": "20547825", "title": "Hayati Fashion Week", "text": "Hayati Fashion Week Hayati Fashion Week (HFW) is an annual series of events when modest fashion collections from Nigeria and other African countries are shown to the press and general public. HFW was founded by Fatima Togbe in 2017. The inaugural event took place in 2017 and was sponsored by the Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF). Other sponsors include Dunes Center, Pandora, Nestle brand Maggi, Vlisco and Arith & Paul. Hayati Fashion Week was created as a response to the lack of representation of modest fashion on major Nigerian fashion platforms. It has provided designers, models, artists and other businesses who" }, { "docid": "12195714", "title": "Miami Fashion Week", "text": "Miami Fashion Week Miami Fashion Week is an annual fashion week held in Miami, Florida, United States. Miami Fashion Week, not to be confused with the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami, takes place every year during the spring and is held in the Wynwood Arts District. Miami Fashion Week was started in 1998 and is the world's largest fashion week for Latin American and the Caribbean fashion designers. The influence of Miami Fashion Week reaches beyond the expected swimwear. As the longest running fashion week in the region, Miami Fashion Week turns out a staggering number of designs in the evening" }, { "docid": "18075452", "title": "Budapest Fashion Week", "text": "published a review of the Budapest Fashion Week 2018. The article “Budapest Central European Fashion Week SS19” written by Alberto Calabrese claims that the fashion show lacked organization and direction. Budapest Fashion Week became one of the first fashion weeks to fully embrace digital media when it offered all designers who were showing their collections on the catwalk the opportunity to broadcast their shows live on the internet by UStream. The video stream can be seen on Budapest Fashion Week's website and on UStream channels. The full live stream is no longer available on UStream but short clips can be" }, { "docid": "11124570", "title": "Fashion Week Cleveland", "text": "in past events. Fashion Week Cleveland Fashion Week Cleveland is an annual fashion industry event held in Cleveland, Ohio which began in 2002. It is one of fourteen internationally recognized fashion week events in North America. Fashion Week Cleveland is held during the first week of May. The event is the third-largest fashion show of its kind in the United States behind only New York Fashion Week and Los Angeles Fashion Week. As such, this event is recognized as the showcase for emerging American fashion designers. Designers such as MoMo Falana (designer for Sex and the City) and Wendy Pepper" }, { "docid": "11124569", "title": "Fashion Week Cleveland", "text": "Fashion Week Cleveland Fashion Week Cleveland is an annual fashion industry event held in Cleveland, Ohio which began in 2002. It is one of fourteen internationally recognized fashion week events in North America. Fashion Week Cleveland is held during the first week of May. The event is the third-largest fashion show of its kind in the United States behind only New York Fashion Week and Los Angeles Fashion Week. As such, this event is recognized as the showcase for emerging American fashion designers. Designers such as MoMo Falana (designer for Sex and the City) and Wendy Pepper have been featured" }, { "docid": "3585757", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "and accompanied with a narrative commentary. The shows were hugely popular, enticing crowds in their thousands – crowds so large, that stores in New York in the fifties had to obtain a license to have live models. In 1943, the first-ever \"fashion week,\" New York Fashion Week, was held, with one main purpose: to give fashion buyers alternatives to French fashion during World War II, when workers in the fashion industry were unable to travel to Paris. Until 1994, shows were held in different locations, such as hotels, or lofts. From 1994 to 2009, the event was held in a" }, { "docid": "16637751", "title": "China Fashion Week", "text": "Netherlands and Sweden. The China Fashion Week Fashion Awards consist of four award categories: China National Garment Association (CNGA): Founded in 1991, CNGA is a self-regulated, non-profit organization engaged in China's garment industry and is China's first national trade association at the 4A level. Mercedes-Benz:: In 2011, China International Fashion Week and luxury car brand leader. They established a strategic partnership. China International Fashion Week has listed China Fashion Week in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks worldwide. In October 2014, the China International Fashion Week (Spring-Summer 2015) was held in Beijing. China Fashion Week China Fashion Week is an international fashion event" }, { "docid": "3585761", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "of Paris. Many designers also put on presentations as opposed to traditional shows during Resort and Pre-Fall either to cut down costs or because they feel the clothes can be better understood in this medium. Some fashion weeks can be genre-specific, such as Miami Fashion Week (swimwear), Rio Summer (swimwear), the haute couture shows in Paris (one-of-a-kind designer originals), Indonesia Islamic Fashion Week (Moslem Fashion), Festive Wear at Bangalore Fashion Week and Bridal Fashion Week, while Portland (Oregon, USA) Fashion Week shows some eco-friendly designers. Bread and Butter Berlin hosts the leading fashion show for everyday fashion. Fashion week happens" }, { "docid": "16162617", "title": "Nepal Fashion Week", "text": "fashion week lasts for 4 days with all the glitz and glamor on the catwalk. Nepal Fashion Week Nepal Fashion Week (also known as The Himalayan Times TGIF Nepal Fashion Week) is an event organized and promoted by IEC College of Art and Fashion and sponsored by the McDowell’s Signature, Emirates and Himalayan Times. From 2009 onwards the fashion week has been held annually in the capital city of Kathmandu. TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2011 had 34 designers showcasing their collections on the catwalk. TGIF Fashion Week is a fashion show event organizer company in Nepal. Celebrities and fashion models" }, { "docid": "15761544", "title": "Bangalore Fashion Week", "text": "Bangalore Fashion Week Bangalore Fashion Week (BFW) is a bi-annual fashion event held in Bangalore, India. Established in 2009, The name Bangalore Fashion Week follows the international practice of christening the fashion week event after the name of the city in which it is being held. The participation to Bangalore Fashion Week is ‘by invitation only’ and each participating designer has to undergo a stringent jury which selects the designer on the basis of the ingenuity of his design. The Indian fashion scene is divided into 3 sectors - North, Central and South. India Fashion Week & India Runway Week" }, { "docid": "15761545", "title": "Bangalore Fashion Week", "text": "for emerging designers occurs in Delhi, North India, and the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai serves the Central sector Bangalore Fashion Week covers the south. 3. The Nation Newspaper Bangalore Fashion Week Bangalore Fashion Week (BFW) is a bi-annual fashion event held in Bangalore, India. Established in 2009, The name Bangalore Fashion Week follows the international practice of christening the fashion week event after the name of the city in which it is being held. The participation to Bangalore Fashion Week is ‘by invitation only’ and each participating designer has to undergo a stringent jury which selects the designer on" }, { "docid": "3585764", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "fashion\" retailers, who copy designs from the runway and bring them to retail faster than traditional design houses. In spite of the call to rethink the runways, so far the French Federation of Fashion (Fédération française de la couture) has opposed the change. Fashion week A fashion week is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, wherein fashion designers, brands or \"houses\" display their latest collections in runway fashion shows to buyers and the media. These events influence trends for the current and upcoming seasons. The most prominent fashion weeks are held in the fashion capitals of the world," }, { "docid": "15468631", "title": "Lahore Fashion Week", "text": "Lahore Fashion Week Lahore Fashion Week is the second largest fashion week event in Pakistan (after the Karachi Fashion Week) which is held annually in the city of Lahore, also regarded as Pakistan's cultural and fashion capital. Famous Pakistani fashion designer Mehmood Bhatti has praised the fashion week and called it an answer to the \"futile efforts of extremists to enforce fear.\" ‘Pantene Bridal couture Week Style 360 day 1 was held at Pearl Continental hotel Lahore on 15 October, In Style 360 Bridal couture Week day One Total of 13 Fashion Designers and 33 models participated in the fashion" }, { "docid": "15468632", "title": "Lahore Fashion Week", "text": "show. Bridal couture Week 360 2011 was sponsored by Pantene one of the leading Shampoo company in Pakistan and organized by Style 360 Pakistan’s only Fashion Channel. Apart from the traditional fashion show, Bridal couture Week day 1 included a dance performance by Fia which was much appreciated by everyone. Lahore Fashion Week Lahore Fashion Week is the second largest fashion week event in Pakistan (after the Karachi Fashion Week) which is held annually in the city of Lahore, also regarded as Pakistan's cultural and fashion capital. Famous Pakistani fashion designer Mehmood Bhatti has praised the fashion week and called" }, { "docid": "15468622", "title": "Karachi Fashion Week", "text": "and aesthetic consultant of KFW and will continue to set the mood and raise the bar for the fashion brands showcasing at both Karachi Fashion Week and later at Islamabad Fashion Week. Karachi Fashion Week Karachi Fashion Week is a fashion week held in Karachi, Pakistan. It is the country's largest fashion display event. It has been hosted annually and coincide with the international and local spring and summer peak buying season. The fourth edition of Karachi Fashion Week was held on January 27–29, 2013. It's a 'By Invitation' fashion trade event. Apart from establishment fashion designers and retail brands," }, { "docid": "3585754", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "Fashion week A fashion week is a fashion industry event, lasting approximately one week, wherein fashion designers, brands or \"houses\" display their latest collections in runway fashion shows to buyers and the media. These events influence trends for the current and upcoming seasons. The most prominent fashion weeks are held in the fashion capitals of the world, with the \"Big Four\" receiving the majority of press coverage being New York, London, Milan, and Paris. While the fashion scene turns more multipolar in the 21st century, other centers like Mumbai, Beirut, Berlin, Dubai, Los Angeles, Madrid, Monaco, Rome, São Paulo, Taipei," }, { "docid": "16162616", "title": "Nepal Fashion Week", "text": "Nepal Fashion Week Nepal Fashion Week (also known as The Himalayan Times TGIF Nepal Fashion Week) is an event organized and promoted by IEC College of Art and Fashion and sponsored by the McDowell’s Signature, Emirates and Himalayan Times. From 2009 onwards the fashion week has been held annually in the capital city of Kathmandu. TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2011 had 34 designers showcasing their collections on the catwalk. TGIF Fashion Week is a fashion show event organizer company in Nepal. Celebrities and fashion models from around the world come to model for the designers to promote their designs. The" }, { "docid": "18075446", "title": "Budapest Fashion Week", "text": "Budapest Fashion Week Budapest Fashion Week is a fashion week trade show held annually in April and October in Budapest, Hungary, usually after the five major fashion weeks. It is still aspiring to the level of big five fashion weeks (New York City, London, Paris, Milan and Berlin). Based on the concept of the international fashion week series, TONI&GUY Fashion Week Budapest is an event, where the leading Hungarian fashion designers and international designers gain platform to introduce their seasonal collections twice a year for the Hungarian and international fashion industry and the public as well. The event is usually" }, { "docid": "16075330", "title": "Berlin Fashion Week", "text": "Berlin Fashion Week Berlin Fashion Week (\"Berliner Modewoche\") is a fashion week held twice annually (in January and July) in Berlin, Germany. Since its establishment in July 2007 it has gained great international attention for its many creative young designers who are flourishing in the fashion capital of Berlin. Since July 2011, the event has taken place part in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Mercedes-Benz is the main sponsor of the fashion week. The last Berlin Fashion Week took place between , the next is scheduled for . Since the Spring/Summer 2012 season, \"Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week\" features young international talents" }, { "docid": "19726614", "title": "Junior's Fashion Week", "text": "Children's Place, Biba, Manyavar, Airtel, Max Fashions have showcased at Junior's Fashion Week. Armani, Fashion Week, London Fashion Week, List of fashion events, Runway (fashion) __NOEDITSECTION__ Junior's Fashion Week Juniors Fashion Week (JFW) is a bi-annual runway showcase being conducted in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and NCR, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Pune India. JFW educate the children about the latest fashion trends. JFW also showcases various National and International Brands on the runway and display brand windows to the public audience. Junior's Fashion Week does not conduct audition, because it believes that every child must have the knowledge about the right fashion and" }, { "docid": "19969164", "title": "Feeric Fashion Week", "text": "Feeric Fashion Week Feeric Fashion Week has since 2008 developed itself in an international fashion hub for designers coming from more than 20 countries and 4 continents. It is based in the city of Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, and it is covered by fashion press like \"Vogue Italy\", \"Schön Magazine\" and \"Euronews\". \"Vogue Italy\" described it as the most important fashion event of Romania. Vogue Italy also says about the creativity of transforming the most random places in catwalk-ready settings. Schön Magazine is calling Feeric Fashion Week as the greatest fashion week in Eastern Europe. The president of \"Feeric Fashion Week\"" }, { "docid": "10070211", "title": "Paris Fashion Week", "text": "the Carrousel du Louvre and the Grand Palais. Paris Fashion Week is part of the global \"Big 4\" fashion weeks, the others being London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week. The schedule begins with New York, followed by London, and then Milan and ends in Paris. Although the first fashion week was held in New York, the event itself derives from \"salon shows\" (\"défilés de mode\" in French, literally \"fashion parades\") in Paris couture salons. A fashion week consists of a week of organized events of multiple designer’s collections. Before this organized event was recognized in" }, { "docid": "8939159", "title": "Australian Fashion Week", "text": "Collections of Australia’s leading designer brands. The festival is held at the Brisbane Town Hall and throughout the city in August. Australian Fashion Week Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is an annual fashion industry event, currently sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and showcasing the latest seasonal collections from Australian and Asia Pacific Designers. Australian Fashion Week is an industry fashion week intended for retail buyers to buy forthcoming spring/summer collections directly from designers and manufacturers, as opposed to a consumer fashion week, which showcases clothes currently available instore and is targeted to fashion consumers. As of 2013 it is held at Carriageworks in" }, { "docid": "20310327", "title": "Mysore Fashion Week", "text": "as a showstopper for designer Jayanthi Ballal at the 2016 Mysore Fashion Week. Over 100 aspiring models from India and all around the world were present at The Ritz-Carlton in Bangalore hoping to make the cut and walk the ramp at the fashion week. The jury comprised Mysore Fashion Week founder Jayanthi Ballal, Noyonita Lodh Miss Universe Top 15 –2014, celebrity photographer Waseem Khan and fashion director Ovez Bakshi. Mysore Fashion Week Mysore Fashion week (MFW) is a cultural event held every year in Mysore. The Audition for Models is held one month prior to the Fashion Week. The designers" }, { "docid": "18075453", "title": "Budapest Fashion Week", "text": "found on YouTube. The general sponsor of the event is TONI&GUY global hairdressing and training business company, and further major sponsors are Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, MAC Cosmetics, Sony, and UPC among others. Budapest Fashion Week Budapest Fashion Week is a fashion week trade show held annually in April and October in Budapest, Hungary, usually after the five major fashion weeks. It is still aspiring to the level of big five fashion weeks (New York City, London, Paris, Milan and Berlin). Based on the concept of the international fashion week series, TONI&GUY Fashion Week Budapest is an event, where the leading Hungarian" }, { "docid": "17159345", "title": "Indore Fashion Week", "text": "number of local designers and models made it an issue of criticism among local fashion fraternity of Indore. The large participation of international fashion designers, film actors and models from Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata disappointed local models and designers though the fashion week was concluded with a thumbs up from audience and media. Indore Fashion Week Indore Fashion Week (IFW) or Blenders Pride Indore Fashion Week (BPIFW) is an annual fashion event that takes place in Indore. It is considered a premier fashion event in central India. It is run by \"Storm Fashion Company\" (SFC) and the title sponsor is" }, { "docid": "20310325", "title": "Mysore Fashion Week", "text": "Mysore Fashion Week Mysore Fashion week (MFW) is a cultural event held every year in Mysore. The Audition for Models is held one month prior to the Fashion Week. The designers are selected based on their creativity and brand collections. MFW is a platform for new designers and Models to express their talents to the World. After organizing 75 fashion shows, Jayanthi Ballal decided to start Mysore Fashion Week in 2014 on the lines of Lakme Fashion Week, because she felt people of Mysore were deprived of experiencing the latest in clothing and trends. The second season of Mysore Fashion" }, { "docid": "16515636", "title": "Oxford Fashion Week", "text": "first discovered at Oxford Fashion Week have since gone on to have successful modelling careers. Oxford Fashion Week Oxford Fashion Week is an annual independent fashion showcase in Oxford, England. It was founded in 2009 by Oxford University graduates Carl Anglim and Victoria Watson. The event is currently organised by Carl Anglim and Tiff Saunders. Carl works as the director and Tiff works as assistant director. Oxford Fashion Week has showcased the talent of designers such as Alexander McQueen, Matthew Williamson and Valentin Yudashkin. Oxford Fashion Week was established in 2009. The event is now an annual fashion feature and" }, { "docid": "15468620", "title": "Karachi Fashion Week", "text": "Karachi Fashion Week Karachi Fashion Week is a fashion week held in Karachi, Pakistan. It is the country's largest fashion display event. It has been hosted annually and coincide with the international and local spring and summer peak buying season. The fourth edition of Karachi Fashion Week was held on January 27–29, 2013. It's a 'By Invitation' fashion trade event. Apart from establishment fashion designers and retail brands, Karachi Fashion Week 2013 has a large focus on emerging talent, providing them with the opportunity to showcase their collection on a professional runway, thus the physical and creative platform to truly" }, { "docid": "8939147", "title": "Australian Fashion Week", "text": "Australian Fashion Week Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is an annual fashion industry event, currently sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and showcasing the latest seasonal collections from Australian and Asia Pacific Designers. Australian Fashion Week is an industry fashion week intended for retail buyers to buy forthcoming spring/summer collections directly from designers and manufacturers, as opposed to a consumer fashion week, which showcases clothes currently available instore and is targeted to fashion consumers. As of 2013 it is held at Carriageworks in Redfern, Sydney, in April of each year. Previously it had been held in April/May at the International Passenger Terminal at Sydney's" }, { "docid": "17074946", "title": "Pittsburgh Fashion Week", "text": "Fashion Week had a theme of \"ecologically friendly fashion.\" One event focused exclusively on men's fashion. Local celebrities modeled some fashion. Organizers plan on producing a fourth event in 2013. Pittsburgh Fashion Week Pittsburgh Fashion Week is an annual fashion week held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh model Miyoshi Anderson, created the event to help highlight the fashion industry in Pittsburgh, which had been struggling with the closure of several major department stores. The first Pittsburgh Fashion Week was held in 2010, with events held in Heinz History Center and the Omni William Penn Hotel. The inaugural class of the Pittsburgh" }, { "docid": "17159341", "title": "Indore Fashion Week", "text": "Indore Fashion Week Indore Fashion Week (IFW) or Blenders Pride Indore Fashion Week (BPIFW) is an annual fashion event that takes place in Indore. It is considered a premier fashion event in central India. It is run by \"Storm Fashion Company\" (SFC) and the title sponsor is Blenders Pride. Organised by Storm Fashion Company, Pernod Ricard India and Hotel Sayaji, the first Blenders Pride Indore Fashion Week saw participation from both established and emerging designers from across the country, including biggies like Jattinn Kochhar and Rocky S. Fifty models, including the show’s brand ambassadors Shawar Ali and Miss Asia Pacific" }, { "docid": "3585758", "title": "Fashion week", "text": "tent at Bryant Park, behind the New York Public Library. Lincoln Center was the Fashion Week venue from 2010 to 2015, after which it moved to Clarkson Square, an events venue in SoHo. Although there are many notable fashion weeks around the world, only four are known as the \"Big Four\": Paris, Milan, London and New York. Paris began holding couture shows in 1945, Milan Fashion Week was founded by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in 1958, Paris Fashion Week was further organized in 1973 under the French Fashion Federation, and London Fashion Week was founded by the British Fashion" }, { "docid": "16075333", "title": "Berlin Fashion Week", "text": "like \"Eveline Hall\". The famed female model Toni Garrn is part of every show. Berlin Fashion Week Berlin Fashion Week (\"Berliner Modewoche\") is a fashion week held twice annually (in January and July) in Berlin, Germany. Since its establishment in July 2007 it has gained great international attention for its many creative young designers who are flourishing in the fashion capital of Berlin. Since July 2011, the event has taken place part in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Mercedes-Benz is the main sponsor of the fashion week. The last Berlin Fashion Week took place between , the next is scheduled" }, { "docid": "19969171", "title": "Feeric Fashion Week", "text": "Milano Feeric Fashion Week Feeric Fashion Week has since 2008 developed itself in an international fashion hub for designers coming from more than 20 countries and 4 continents. It is based in the city of Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania, and it is covered by fashion press like \"Vogue Italy\", \"Schön Magazine\" and \"Euronews\". \"Vogue Italy\" described it as the most important fashion event of Romania. Vogue Italy also says about the creativity of transforming the most random places in catwalk-ready settings. Schön Magazine is calling Feeric Fashion Week as the greatest fashion week in Eastern Europe. The president of \"Feeric Fashion" }, { "docid": "16467835", "title": "Men's Fashion Week", "text": "both Vancouver and Toronto hold a Men's Fashion Week - respectively. Among other cities, New York has supported the developments in the menswear segment, but has yet to announce a Fashion Week dedicated entirely to menswear fashion designers. Paris promotes its men's runway shows as a part of its regular Fashion Week schedule. In 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, Men's Fashion Week presented shows in Puerto Rico produced by World Events LLC. Men's Fashion Week Men's Fashion Week is an event usually held twice a year in major cities around the globe, typically in January (Autumn/Winter) and June (Spring/Summer). The" }, { "docid": "16515633", "title": "Oxford Fashion Week", "text": "Oxford Fashion Week Oxford Fashion Week is an annual independent fashion showcase in Oxford, England. It was founded in 2009 by Oxford University graduates Carl Anglim and Victoria Watson. The event is currently organised by Carl Anglim and Tiff Saunders. Carl works as the director and Tiff works as assistant director. Oxford Fashion Week has showcased the talent of designers such as Alexander McQueen, Matthew Williamson and Valentin Yudashkin. Oxford Fashion Week was established in 2009. The event is now an annual fashion feature and takes place primarily over the course of one week in the year, with satellite events" }, { "docid": "8939157", "title": "Australian Fashion Week", "text": "months after Australian Fashion Week. It is still hosted by IMG and Mercedes-Benz fashion week, connecting it with the same designers and production style. Many of the shows put on are reviews of fashion week. As retailers struggled with declining sales, MBFF was pitched as an event to show consumers how to wear the clothes currently on the retail racks. IMG fashion hosts the whole event. IMG also has control over the whole Australian Fashion Week and festival. Although Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Sydney is primarily based during Australian Fashion week, they also support and put together runway shows throughout the" }, { "docid": "14983078", "title": "Dubai Fashion Week", "text": "Dubai Fashion Week Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) is a fashion week which was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was launched in 2005 and has presented its last runway on the 24 October 2011. It is owned and organised by a private company; Capital Marketing FZ LLC, an event management company. It was co-founded by Marc Robinson, a well-known international fashion show producer. The event witnessed the launch of some brands: The first Indian designer to open Dubai Fashion Week was Wendell Rodricks. Some models have debuted their career in Dubai Fashion Week including: The models who ramped on" }, { "docid": "9898843", "title": "New York Fashion Week", "text": "words “fashion week” in the 1980s. NYFW is based on a much older series of events called “Press Week,” founded in 1943. It has consisted of numerous branded events, such as Olympus Fashion Week New York and MADE Fashion Week, and many independent fashion productions around town. Producers of New York Fashion Week include IMG, The SOCIETY Fashion Week, FTL Moda in conjunction with Fashion Week Online, Style 360, Art Hearts Fashion, Style Fashion Week, and ASC Fashion week among others. A centralized calendar of citywide events (including those affiliated with WME/IMG) is kept by the CFDA, and was acquired" }, { "docid": "17401951", "title": "Vancouver Fashion Week", "text": "and culture platform. Vancouver Fashion Week Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is a fashion week in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that is currently run by Jamal Abdourahman. The event is seven days long each season and held twice a year. Vancouver Fashion Week was established in 2001. Since 2014, the Nancy Mak Award has been presented at Vancouver Fashion Week, a scholarship recognising up-and-coming British Columbia based designers that have a \"strong creative vision\", a solid business plan, and a desire to expand either their design knowledge or brand’s reach. Awarded once a year, the scholarship is named in honour of" }, { "docid": "17401949", "title": "Vancouver Fashion Week", "text": "Vancouver Fashion Week Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is a fashion week in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that is currently run by Jamal Abdourahman. The event is seven days long each season and held twice a year. Vancouver Fashion Week was established in 2001. Since 2014, the Nancy Mak Award has been presented at Vancouver Fashion Week, a scholarship recognising up-and-coming British Columbia based designers that have a \"strong creative vision\", a solid business plan, and a desire to expand either their design knowledge or brand’s reach. Awarded once a year, the scholarship is named in honour of Nancy Mak, an" }, { "docid": "17378884", "title": "Philippine Fashion Week", "text": "Philippine Fashion Week Philippine Fashion Week, (PhFW) is a bi-annual fashion week event held in Manila, Philippines. Dates are determined during the month of May, to showcase Holiday collections (instead of the autumn-winter which does not apply in the country) and again, during the month of October, to showcase Spring and Summer collections. It is the longest running fashion event in the country, and the largest fashion event held in Manila known as the \"Olympics\" of Fashion. The Philippine Fashion Week was founded by Joey A. Espino Jr and Audie Espino in 1997. They continue to lead the project as" }, { "docid": "18284647", "title": "Lagos Fashion Week", "text": "Lagos Fashion Week Lagos Fashion Week (LFWNG) is an annual multi-day fashion event founded in 2011 by Omoyemi Akerele. Lagos Fashion Week is a fashion platform that drives the Nigerian and ultimately, the African fashion industry; by bringing together buyers, consumers and the media to view the current collections of designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria. As a leading fashion event on the African fashion calendar, LFWNG leads the way with initiatives that supports, strengthens and develops the fashion industry. Beyond the runway, the annual event provides a physical platform that’s gradually repositioning fashion as a useful tool" }, { "docid": "18284644", "title": "Lagos Fashion Week", "text": "Lagos Fashion Week Lagos Fashion Week (LFWNG) is an annual multi-day fashion event founded in 2011 by Omoyemi Akerele. Lagos Fashion Week is a fashion platform that drives the Nigerian and ultimately, the African fashion industry; by bringing together buyers, consumers and the media to view the current collections of designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria. As a leading fashion event on the African fashion calendar, LFWNG leads the way with initiatives that supports, strengthens and develops the fashion industry. Beyond the runway, the annual event provides a physical platform that’s gradually repositioning fashion as a useful tool" }, { "docid": "15253484", "title": "Shanghai Fashion Week", "text": "Shanghai Fashion Week Shanghai Fashion Week is a fashion event held two times every year in Shanghai, each time lasting for seven days which is a part of Shanghai International Fashion Culture Festival which usually lasts for a month. The event first began in 2001. Supported by the Ministry of Commerce, Shanghai Fashion Week is a business and cultural event hosted by the Shanghai Municipal Government. With more and more young designers and models, Shanghai Fashion Week is aiming to build up an international and professional platform and attract top design talents from all over the world. The current organizer" }, { "docid": "17074945", "title": "Pittsburgh Fashion Week", "text": "Pittsburgh Fashion Week Pittsburgh Fashion Week is an annual fashion week held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh model Miyoshi Anderson, created the event to help highlight the fashion industry in Pittsburgh, which had been struggling with the closure of several major department stores. The first Pittsburgh Fashion Week was held in 2010, with events held in Heinz History Center and the Omni William Penn Hotel. The inaugural class of the Pittsburgh Fashion Hall of Fame was selected that week. The second event, in 2011, was held shortly after \"GQ\" named Pittsburgh the third worst-dressed city, a distinction participants disputed. The third" }, { "docid": "17559704", "title": "Boston Fashion Week", "text": "Boston Fashion Week Boston Fashion Week is a week-long luxury clothing event that takes place annually in Boston, United States. Fashion Week allows for international and local designers to showcase their creations to the general public, buyers, celebrities, and fashion experts. The event was established in the city by Jay Calderin in 1995. It faced a few setbacks in the early years, but is now increasing its popularity and importance, as Boston becomes a more fashion forward city. Accessibility and diversity in programming allow the public to engage the week on many levels; experiencing a show, taking in an exhibit," }, { "docid": "16467834", "title": "Men's Fashion Week", "text": "Men's Fashion Week Men's Fashion Week is an event usually held twice a year in major cities around the globe, typically in January (Autumn/Winter) and June (Spring/Summer). The fashion industry event is held for fashion professionals and fashion occult. It is an event for designers and brands to showcase upcoming collections to press, media, stylists, buyers, fashion trailblazers and, in some cases, the public. In January 2012, London announced that it would dedicate an entire weekend to menswear fashion designers. Singapore dedicated a few days to men's shows. Los Angeles followed suit launching Men's Fashion Week LA in 2012. Additionally," }, { "docid": "17559708", "title": "Boston Fashion Week", "text": "Director since 1995. In 2012 he was appointed Creative Director of the first Chengdu Fashion Week in China. His work as a fashion designer has graced the pages of Vogue and Elle magazines. He is an instructor and the Director of Creative Marketing at the School of Fashion Design in Boston. He also teaches at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Each year the Fashion Week returns for one week with all sorts of shows. This is an example of the 2009 Fashion Week Thursday : <br> \"Bay State College Graduate Fashion" }, { "docid": "18144993", "title": "Manchester Fashion Week", "text": "Manchester Fashion Week Manchester Fashion Week is an twice annual independent fashion showcase in Manchester, England. It was founded in 2011 by entrepreneur Jonathan Sassen.[1] Manchester Fashion Week has showcased the talent of designers and brands such as Mulberry, All Saints, and Masato. With satellite events at other times. Manchester Fashion Week is mostly produced by volunteers from across the UK originally, although recently many parts of the business have been contracted to regional partners . The event draws media, celebrities and international fashion bloggers due to a generous hospitality program. With a series of hotel partners and nightclub partners" }, { "docid": "10999811", "title": "India Fashion Week", "text": "March 2014 with actress Shilpa Shetty walking the ramp wearing the collections of designer Tarun Tahiliani. The WIFW spring-summer 2015 event started on 8 October 2014 at New Delhi. The Indian fashion industry has become a growing industry with international events such as the Indian Fashion Week and annual shows by fashion designers being held across major cities of the country. India Fashion Week India Fashion Week is a bi-annual fashion week organized and promoted by the Fashion Design Council of India. It was sponsored by Wills Lifestyle from 2006-2014 before Amazon.in became the sponsor The first event in 2000" }, { "docid": "20547826", "title": "Hayati Fashion Week", "text": "cater to the Nigerian modest industry, a platform to showcase their creativity, passion, and work, directly to their desired audience. The event features Runway shows, exhibitions, and a networking soiree. Hayati Fashion Week Hayati Fashion Week (HFW) is an annual series of events when modest fashion collections from Nigeria and other African countries are shown to the press and general public. HFW was founded by Fatima Togbe in 2017. The inaugural event took place in 2017 and was sponsored by the Medicaid Cancer Foundation (MCF). Other sponsors include Dunes Center, Pandora, Nestle brand Maggi, Vlisco and Arith & Paul. Hayati" }, { "docid": "19969167", "title": "Feeric Fashion Week", "text": "days event. The structure kept like this until 2016 when the event finally became Feeric Fashion Week with its 9 days of fashion shows at places like airport, railway depot, factories, castles, palaces, streets, rivers, bridges etc. The actress Catrinel Marlon was the ambassador of the 9th edition. The year the project started it only included 3 shows in the Small Square of Sibiu. Year by year this event become the Feeric Gala and is the closing event of the whole fashion week. During the 4th edition, on July 2011 the concept of Individual Show started and it became in" }, { "docid": "17947184", "title": "Christian Fashion Week", "text": "workshops and shopping days, culminating in two days of fashion shows in Tampa, Florida. The event was covered by over 40 media outlets, including: The event attracted over 10,000 online viewers and, according to the organization's Facebook page, has led to a Retail Edition of the show in Atlanta during the 2014 International Christian Retail Show, held by the Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) in partnership with Christians In Fashion. Christian Fashion Week Christian Fashion Week (R) (USPTO Registration Numbers 4456872 & 4494390) is an annual fashion show that celebrates fashion from a Christian worldview. It is the first fashion week" }, { "docid": "18075447", "title": "Budapest Fashion Week", "text": "held in the Palazzo Dorottya. The Spring-Summer 2019 edition of Budapest Fashion Week was hosted at the Várkert Bazár in the capital of Budapest. Budapest Fashion Week's aim is to get together the talented young fashion designers with the innovative brands for a successful and most “talked about” event for communication and socially responsible purposes. Based on the concept of the international fashion week series, TONI&GUY Fashion Week Budapest is an event, where the leading Hungarian fashion designers gain platform to introduce their seasonal collections twice a year for the Hungarian and international fashion industry and the public as well." }, { "docid": "18144996", "title": "Manchester Fashion Week", "text": "the higher and lower ends of the market unifying and strengthening all associated. Within 2013, Manchester Fashion Week saw a postponement due to financial restraints, although returned to great success in 2014 with Spring/Summer shows, with a complete new rebranding centred on the hashtag #MCRFW. Producing an Autumn/Winter and a Spring/Summer show over a week period involving local and national business will continue to be the method for collective success. Manchester Fashion Week Manchester Fashion Week is an twice annual independent fashion showcase in Manchester, England. It was founded in 2011 by entrepreneur Jonathan Sassen.[1] Manchester Fashion Week has showcased" }, { "docid": "20665738", "title": "Belgrade Fashion Week", "text": "Belgrade Fashion Week: Belgrade Fashion Week Belgrade Fashion Week is a fashion show held in Belgrade, Serbia twice a year. It is the largest event of its kind in the country. Attracting international buyers and industry experts, the show has helped launch the careers of several Serbian fashion designers, such as George Styler, Ivana Pilja, Ana Ljubinkovic, and Boris Nikolic. British designer Roksanda Ilincic, who is originally from Serbia, has regularly presented her collections at the show since 2002. Italian Vogue has called the festival \"... the most interesting platform in the Balkans for designers and international buyers\". Belgrade Fashion" }, { "docid": "16637750", "title": "China Fashion Week", "text": "China Fashion Week China Fashion Week is an international fashion event held twice a year at various venues in Beijing, China. The event originated in 1997 and hosts professional contests, exhibitions, fashion forums and professional evaluations. The event showcases fashion collections from various designers, including ready-to-wear, accessories, styling and other new designs. The dates for Fashion Week, in March and October, are determined by the China Fashion Federation. To date, 959 fashion shows have been held in Beijing where over 3200 designers and models have contributed from countries such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, France, Italy, United States, Russia, Britain, Switzerland," }, { "docid": "17378891", "title": "Philippine Fashion Week", "text": "Tent, The Rockwell Tent, InterContinental Manila and Shangri-la Makati. Its early years saw the participation of mostly international fashion brands entering the Philippine market and group show designers presenting capsule collections that took place for 7–10 days once a year. Today the Philippine Fashion Week is held at venues like the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Arena, SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura with off-site activities at the Peninsula Hotel Manila and Raven Boutique Club. www.philippinefashionweeklive.com Philippine Fashion Week Philippine Fashion Week, (PhFW) is a bi-annual fashion week event held in Manila, Philippines. Dates are determined during the" }, { "docid": "20516899", "title": "Belarus Fashion Week", "text": "Twins Florence Since 2010, the \"Fashion is my Profession\" Forum takes place at the same time as the Belarus Fashion Week. In 2017, more than ten experts from Italy, Germany, the UK, France and Canada discussed the most important issues in the area of journalism, the digital sector, the protection of business in the age of social networks, B2B basics and brand development. Belarus Fashion Week Belarus Fashion Week is an international fashion event held twice a year in Minsk, Belarus. The event originated in 2010 and since has been successfully gathered producers, buyers and representatives of the fashion industry" }, { "docid": "20780276", "title": "Serbia Fashion Week", "text": "long dress. Sales advisor Barbara Locatelli and fashion editor Myra Postolache led some of the educational seminars on business and public relations. Representatives from Vancouver Fashion Week and Holland's Fashionclash show were also in attendance. Serbia Fashion Week Serbia Fashion Week is a fashion show held twice a year in Novi Sad, Serbia. Occurring in April and November, the event attracts local and international fashion designers, such as Thierry Mugler and Anna Fendi. In addition to runway shows, seminars and exhibits, the \"Fashion Talent Design Competition\" helps promote young Serbian designers by showcasing their collections. The seven day festival also" }, { "docid": "10999810", "title": "India Fashion Week", "text": "India Fashion Week India Fashion Week is a bi-annual fashion week organized and promoted by the Fashion Design Council of India. It was sponsored by Wills Lifestyle from 2006-2014 before Amazon.in became the sponsor The first event in 2000 featured the work of 33 designers. There were also over thirty presenters at the Spring Fashion Week in March 2013. In 2010, fire permits were not secured in time for the first day events which caused an extra day to be added to accommodate the presentations that had been cancelled on the first day. The WIFW autumn-winter 2014 started on 26" }, { "docid": "14983079", "title": "Dubai Fashion Week", "text": "the runway include: This event is covered by various national and international media. It is a by invitation only event. Dubai Fashion Week Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) is a fashion week which was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was launched in 2005 and has presented its last runway on the 24 October 2011. It is owned and organised by a private company; Capital Marketing FZ LLC, an event management company. It was co-founded by Marc Robinson, a well-known international fashion show producer. The event witnessed the launch of some brands: The first Indian designer to open Dubai Fashion" }, { "docid": "15649322", "title": "Copenhagen Fashion Week", "text": "than 50.000 professionals from the fashion industry visit the three fairs. Copenhagen Fashion Week is organised by the three fairs and the company Copenhagen Fashion Week, which aims to promote Danish fashion on international markets. Among the fashion houses that stand out in Copenhagen Fashion Week are Ivan Grundahl, Bruuns Bazaar, Wood Wood, Dagmar of Sweden, By Malene Birger, Henrik Vibskov, Baum und Pferdgarten and Day Birger et Mikkelsen. Gallery show scene has managed to present 150 shows such as Stine Goya, Cheap Monday, Henrik Vibskov and Vivienne Westwood to show her Anglomania collection, making Copenhagen an internationally acclaimed Fashion" }, { "docid": "20665732", "title": "Belgrade Fashion Week", "text": "Belgrade Fashion Week Belgrade Fashion Week is a fashion show held in Belgrade, Serbia twice a year. It is the largest event of its kind in the country. Attracting international buyers and industry experts, the show has helped launch the careers of several Serbian fashion designers, such as George Styler, Ivana Pilja, Ana Ljubinkovic, and Boris Nikolic. British designer Roksanda Ilincic, who is originally from Serbia, has regularly presented her collections at the show since 2002. Italian Vogue has called the festival \"... the most interesting platform in the Balkans for designers and international buyers\". Belgrade Fashion Week was founded" }, { "docid": "5779632", "title": "Detroit Fashion Week", "text": "Detroit Fashion Week Detroit Fashion Week is a week-long event that presents Michigan clothing designers and showcases modeling talent in the Metro Detroit region. Founded and produced by Brian Heath in 2005, the garment industry in Detroit observed fashion week from Monday, August 8, 2005 to Saturday, August 13, 2005, with fringe events that were open on Sunday, August 14, 2005, including a trunk show. Almost all events occurred at the 4731 Gallery, named for its street address at 4731 Grand River Avenue. The fourth floor of the 4731 building housed the runway events. Detroit Fashion Week 2007 was held" }, { "docid": "20516898", "title": "Belarus Fashion Week", "text": "Belarus Fashion Week Belarus Fashion Week is an international fashion event held twice a year in Minsk, Belarus. The event originated in 2010 and since has been successfully gathered producers, buyers and representatives of the fashion industry for professional communication, discussions of cooperation and presenting the activities and development of this industry in the country and abroad. First season of BFW was held in Minsk in the fall of 2010 and since then it created favorable conditions for Belarusian designers to demonstrate their creative potential In 2017 Belarus Fashion Week welcomed two international fashion designers: London’s Longshaw Ward and Italy’s" }, { "docid": "12195715", "title": "Miami Fashion Week", "text": "wear, menswear and intimate wear departments, focusing on Resort Wear due to the city's close proximity to the ocean and it being a travel destination to many international visitors. In May 2015 the company was acquired by The Fashion Shows and began an aggressive and innovative strategic relaunching plan for the event with the goal to revolutionize the fashion industry in the city of Miami. The brand then welcomed Antonio Banderas as its Honorary President in order to heighten the event in the top international fashion circuit. Miami Fashion Week Miami Fashion Week is an annual fashion week held in" }, { "docid": "10070210", "title": "Paris Fashion Week", "text": "Paris Fashion Week Paris Fashion Week () is a series of designer presentations held semiannually in Paris, France with spring/summer and autumn/winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation. Paris Fashion Week is held at venues throughout the city. It is widely considered the most prestigious of the Big Four Fashion Weeks. In addition to ready-to-wear shows, there are men's and haute couture shows, which are held semiannually for the spring/summer and autumn/winter seasons. Also, every year, famous brands like Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, and Céline host their shows in historical places such as" }, { "docid": "15649321", "title": "Copenhagen Fashion Week", "text": "a market week with 3 big fairs: CIFF at Bella Center, Revolver at Øksnehallen and Gallery that connects showrooms in the city of Copenhagen and a diverse range of fashion shows at City Hall and the Royal Academy of Music. The Copenhagen Fashion Summit brings together industry leaders to discuss topics such as ethical fashion, the impact of technology and industry trends. Copenhagen Fashion Week also offers a programme open to all, for consumers, citizens and tourists. This open part of the week, Copenhagen Fashion Festival, is developed in collaboration between Wonderful Copenhagen, Copenhagen City Centre and Copenhagen Fashion Week.More" }, { "docid": "17210593", "title": "Colombo Fashion Week", "text": "Colombo Fashion Week Colombo Fashion Week was conceived in 2003, as a project that was focused on uplifting Sri Lanka's fashion design industry. Today it is firmly established as the backbone of Sri Lanka's fashion design industry and in its journey of over a decade it has taken Sri Lanka's fashion design industry from strength to strength. CFW as its popularly known is probably one of 3 fashion weeks in Asia that is over ten years. It is developmental in its nature, which covers every aspect of a fashion design industry from grooming young designer at college level, to guiding" }, { "docid": "17210588", "title": "Colombo Fashion Week", "text": "Colombo Fashion Week Colombo Fashion Week was conceived in 2003, as a project that was focused on uplifting Sri Lanka's fashion design industry. Today it is firmly established as the backbone of Sri Lanka's fashion design industry and in its journey of over a decade it has taken Sri Lanka's fashion design industry from strength to strength. CFW as its popularly known is probably one of 3 fashion weeks in Asia that is over ten years. It is developmental in its nature, which covers every aspect of a fashion design industry from grooming young designer at college level, to guiding" }, { "docid": "13589340", "title": "Dhaka Fashion Week", "text": "Dhaka Fashion Week Dhaka Fashion Week (DFW), has become one of the most talked about event of the capital city these days, and is drawing lot of attention from fashionistas. It has helped to create necessary exposure for some of the fashion powerhouses of Dhaka city, and to create a global profile for Dhaka as a fashion capital. It has received wide coverage from many news dailies, namely \"The Times of India\", and \"Dawn\" of Pakistan. The Marico sponsored 'Aromatic Gold Dhaka Fashion Week 2008' was a 7-day fashion fiesta, which celebrated 400 years of the city of Dhaka. For" }, { "docid": "17559705", "title": "Boston Fashion Week", "text": "participating in an educational program or joining in the festivities at a party. The week also contributes to a sense of civic pride about what the region has to offer and how it continues to evolve. The Boston Fashion Week was founded by Jay Calderin in 1995.<br> Unlike other global fashion events such as the New York Fashion Week, Boston Fashion Week is a non-profit event with a low budget, that focuses on showcasing mainly local designers. However, the event was put on hiatus in 2004 because Jay Calderin felt that the show didn't match the quality of the clothes" } ]
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[ { "docid": "18217074", "title": "Hot Sun", "text": "10,000 fans in Pacifico Yokohama Convention Hall. On April 28, it was reported that Kim Hyun-joong will be releasing a new single entitled \"Hot Sun\". The upcoming single will be Kim Hyun-joong's fourth Japanese single album since \"Tonight\" on June 2013. Once again, Steven Lee will be producing yet another song for him. AAA group member Mitsuhiro Hidaka is also said to be featured in the album. On June 5, Universal Music Japan released a 30-second video teaser for \"Hot Sun\" music video, uploaded onto their official YouTube account. It features various album jackets for the six versions, as well" }, { "docid": "361683", "title": "Sun", "text": "Cloud or the Gould Belt, at a distance of 7.5–8.5 kpc (25,000–28,000 light-years) from the Galactic Center. The Sun is contained within the Local Bubble, a space of rarefied hot gas, possibly produced by the supernova remnant Geminga, or multiple supernovae in subgroup B1 of the Pleiades moving group. The distance between the local arm and the next arm out, the Perseus Arm, is about 6,500 light-years. The Sun, and thus the Solar System, is found in what scientists call the galactic habitable zone. The \"Apex of the Sun's Way\", or the solar apex, is the direction that the Sun" } ]
[ { "docid": "18217076", "title": "Hot Sun", "text": "and 20 respectively. One week after, Keyeast announced on June 26 that Kim will be having a world tour. His concert tour titled \"2014 Kim Hyun Joong World Tour: Dream and Fantasy\" will include cities in Seoul, Taiwan, China, Japan, Thailand, Mexico and Peru starting on June 28. \"Hot Sun\" album single has different concepts. The title song \"Hot Sun\" is a pop-rock summer song while \"Timing\" is a pop-dance song. The other tracks in the single includes the punk-rock and up-tempo pop-rock tracks \"B.I.N.G.O\" and \"Good-Bye\" respectively. Hot Sun Hot Sun is Kim Hyun-joong's fourth Japanese single, which was" }, { "docid": "11558095", "title": "Hot Sun Films", "text": "Hot Sun Films HOT SUN FILMS, is an award-winning film/video production and training company based in East Africa. It was founded by Nathan Collett. Hot Sun Films' work focuses on bring out a realistic, challenging and positive image of those on the very margins of society. It works to develop and expose the talents and possibilities of the youth of the urban slums of Africa. One of its projects is the non - profit organization Hot Sun Foundation. Hot Sun Films' most noted film project to date is Kibera Kid. It has also produced The Oath. In April 2009, Hot" }, { "docid": "11260429", "title": "Hot Sun Foundation", "text": "Hot Sun Foundation Hot Sun Foundation is a non-profit organization that works in Nairobi, Kenya with young people from urban slums and other marginalized communities of East Africa to train and expose their talents and potential on the world stage. Hot Sun Foundation trains youth in all aspects of filmmaking, from scriptwriting, camera, sound, pre production, budgetting, production, directing, editing, and marketing. Vision of Hot Sun Foundation: Social transformation through art and media Mission of Hot Sun Foundation: Identify and develop youth talent to tell their stories on film Current Programs Hot Sun Foundation has three core programs: Past and" }, { "docid": "11558096", "title": "Hot Sun Films", "text": "Sun Films' first feature film was shot. The feature film is entitled Togetherness Supreme, working title, the film focuses on tribal tension and the possibility of reconciliation in Kibera, East Africa's largest slum. As of June 2009, Togetherness Supreme is being edited using trainees from Kibera through Hot Sun Foundation. Hot Sun Films is unique in that it often uses non-professional actors from the urban slums of Africa to make its films and to tell stories that have not been previously seen on screen. In August 2009, Hot Sun Films and Hot Sun Foundation started the Kibera Film School, a" }, { "docid": "11558097", "title": "Hot Sun Films", "text": "one of a kind film school based in Kibera that trains youth from the slum in scriptwriting, camera work, editing, directing and producing. Hot Sun Films HOT SUN FILMS, is an award-winning film/video production and training company based in East Africa. It was founded by Nathan Collett. Hot Sun Films' work focuses on bring out a realistic, challenging and positive image of those on the very margins of society. It works to develop and expose the talents and possibilities of the youth of the urban slums of Africa. One of its projects is the non - profit organization Hot Sun" }, { "docid": "11260430", "title": "Hot Sun Foundation", "text": "Ongoing Projects In 2007 Hot Sun Foundation worked with Bay Cat of the San Francisco Bay Area to do the first ever video exchange between the youth of Kibera and the youth of the Bay Area known as 'Call and Response.' In 2008, Hot Sun Foundation conducted several workshops with Kibera youth as well as conducting open air film screenings in Kibera with FilmAid International. In April 2009, it collaborated on the filming of the Togetherness Supreme feature film shot in Kibera and focusing on the themes of tribal conflict and the possibility of reconciliation. Hot Sun Foundation Hot Sun" }, { "docid": "18217073", "title": "Hot Sun", "text": "Hot Sun Hot Sun is Kim Hyun-joong's fourth Japanese single, which was released on June 18, 2014 under Delicious Deli Records and Universal Music Japan. There are six available versions of this single which has six completely different image concepts for each of the single covers. Each version includes different limited editions that may include a DVD with the music video. Before the official announcement, Kim Hyun-joong was busy promoting his just completed \"Inspiring Generation\" Korean series as it will be aired through the Japanese channel DATV starting in August. On May 31, Kim attended the special fanmeeting event with" }, { "docid": "14856814", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "Sun Is Up \"Sun Is Up\" is a song recorded by Romanian singer Inna for her second studio album, \"I Am the Club Rocker\" (2011), and also included on the British version of her debut record, \"Hot\" (2009). Written and produced by Play & Win members Sebastian Barac, Radu Bolfea and Marcel Botezan, the song was released in October 2010 as the first single from \"I Am the Club Rocker\". \"Sun Is Up\" is a rave pop track, and was compared to Sabrina's \"Boys (Summertime Love)\" (1987) by one reviewer. The track was received favorably, with music critics praising its" }, { "docid": "7137586", "title": "Behind the Sun (Red Hot Chili Peppers song)", "text": "they didn't play on the song and were not with the band at the time it was recorded. Behind the Sun (Red Hot Chili Peppers song) \"Behind the Sun\" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from their 1987 album, \"The Uplift Mofo Party Plan\" although was not released as a single until 1992 when it was used to promote the band's \"What Hits!?\" compilation album. The song charted at number 7 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart, and number 37 on the ARIA Charts in Australia. The band had originally wanted to release the song as" }, { "docid": "7137584", "title": "Behind the Sun (Red Hot Chili Peppers song)", "text": "Behind the Sun (Red Hot Chili Peppers song) \"Behind the Sun\" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from their 1987 album, \"The Uplift Mofo Party Plan\" although was not released as a single until 1992 when it was used to promote the band's \"What Hits!?\" compilation album. The song charted at number 7 on the US Modern Rock Tracks chart, and number 37 on the ARIA Charts in Australia. The band had originally wanted to release the song as a single back in 1987 however the label refused to release it because they felt it was too" }, { "docid": "14856826", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "notable performances outside of the single's promotion phase include during her Wow Session series on her YouTube channel on 16 March 2012, and at the World Trade Center Mexico City in September 2012 and March 2016. !scope=\"row\"|France (SNEP) Sun Is Up \"Sun Is Up\" is a song recorded by Romanian singer Inna for her second studio album, \"I Am the Club Rocker\" (2011), and also included on the British version of her debut record, \"Hot\" (2009). Written and produced by Play & Win members Sebastian Barac, Radu Bolfea and Marcel Botezan, the song was released in October 2010 as the" }, { "docid": "18217075", "title": "Hot Sun", "text": "as the behind-the-scenes footage of the photoshoot. Just like the other singles and album released by him in Japan, \"Hot Sun\" peaked at number one on Oricon charts as well. The single, selling 65,000 copies on the first day of its release, marked the second time that Kim reached the top spot on the weekly charts since his \"Heat\" single in 2012. According to Oricon, it was also the first time for a foreign male artist to rank first twice. The day after its release, Kim met with the fans through handshaking events in Nagoya and Osaka on June 19" }, { "docid": "10493130", "title": "This Is How We Do It (album)", "text": "Tracks chart. This Is How We Do It (album) This Is How We Do It is the debut studio album by Montell Jordan. The album peaked at #12 on the \"Billboard\" 200 and #4 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and was certified platinum. The album also featured the single \"This Is How We Do It\", which made it to #1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100, #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #1 on the Rhythmic Top 40. Another single, \"Somethin' 4 da Honeyz\", peaked at #21 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 and #18 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop" }, { "docid": "10493129", "title": "This Is How We Do It (album)", "text": "This Is How We Do It (album) This Is How We Do It is the debut studio album by Montell Jordan. The album peaked at #12 on the \"Billboard\" 200 and #4 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and was certified platinum. The album also featured the single \"This Is How We Do It\", which made it to #1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100, #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #1 on the Rhythmic Top 40. Another single, \"Somethin' 4 da Honeyz\", peaked at #21 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 and #18 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles &" }, { "docid": "19057259", "title": "Chinese sun and moon mirrors", "text": "They are staying in the ‘Hot Water Abyss’, and always climb up Fu-sang. Yü and Yi saw them, and described them as ten suns. (32, tr. Forke 1911: 272-273) These legendary references are to Fusang, Yu, and Yi. The sun is fire: in the sky it is the sun, and on earth it is fire. How shall we prove it? A burning glass [陽遂] being held up towards the sun, fire comes down from heaven. Consequently fire is the solar fluid. The sun is connected with the cycle of ten, but fire is not. How is it that there are" }, { "docid": "6727189", "title": "On How Life Is", "text": "On How Life Is On How Life Is is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Macy Gray. It was released on July 1, 1999, by Epic Records. Produced by Andrew Slater, it became Gray's best-selling album to date, selling 3.2 million copies in the United States and seven million copies worldwide. The album's second single, \"I Try\", became an international hit, topping the charts in Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand, while reaching number five on the US \"Billboard\" Hot 100. The song also won a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 2001. \"On How" }, { "docid": "14856817", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "a jacuzzi, lifting her right hand. The French radio and digital release of the song followed in January 2011, the latter by label Roton. In the United Kingdom, the track was featured on the British version of Inna's debut record \"Hot\", made available on 5 June 2011. It was also the closing song on the compilation \"Now That's What I Call Music! 79\". A \"euro rave pop\" song, \"Sun Is Up\" was written and produced by Romanian trio Play & Win members Sebastian Barac, Radu Bolfea and Marcel Botezan. During the track's refrain, Inna sings: \"All the people tonight put" }, { "docid": "5961214", "title": "Sun Is Shining (Bob Marley and the Wailers song)", "text": "reached number one on the US Hot Dance Club Play chart, and debuted at number three on the UK Singles Chart. It became a top ten hit in Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Norway, and Switzerland. Sun Is Shining (Bob Marley and the Wailers song) \"Sun Is Shining\" is a song by Bob Marley & The Wailers first appearing on the Lee Perry-produced album \"Soul Revolution\" in 1971, and then on African Herbsman in 1973. Marley later re-recorded the song for his 1978 album \"Kaya\". In 1999 a reggae fusion remix by \"Bob Marley vs. Funkstar De Luxe\" reached number one on" }, { "docid": "7568083", "title": "Dark Is the Sun", "text": "Dark Is the Sun Dark Is The Sun is a science fiction novel by American writer Philip José Farmer, first published in 1979. It tells the story of the people and creatures left on Earth when the Sun is dead and the universe is heading towards the Big Crunch. By the year 15 billion AD, Earth's species have evolved to the point of being super selected to a purpose. Every form has a sentient representative: animal, plant, and mineral. Pairing of sentient beings, including humans, is controlled by the use of \"Soul Eggs\" which are given shortly after birth, worn" }, { "docid": "7568086", "title": "Dark Is the Sun", "text": "to escape. Thomas M. Disch found himself unable to finish reading the novel, describing it as \"meant for speed readers whose high-speed attention will construct from the asphalt of the prose a world of low resolution and high escapist involvement; not a novel but a daydream in remedial-reading.\" Dark Is the Sun Dark Is The Sun is a science fiction novel by American writer Philip José Farmer, first published in 1979. It tells the story of the people and creatures left on Earth when the Sun is dead and the universe is heading towards the Big Crunch. By the year" }, { "docid": "17830450", "title": "This Is How We Roll", "text": "their semi truck, which is revealed throughout the video to consist of dancing women and beer. The trio can be seen both inside and on top of the truck as it travels. Towards the end of the video, dirt bikers perform tricks as they fly over the trio, who are standing on solid ground. The song first entered the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart at number 75, and at number 18 on the Hot Country Songs chart and sold 52,000 digital copies for the week when the deluxe version of the album, \"Here's To The Good Times...This Is How We Roll\"," }, { "docid": "21003585", "title": "How Great Is Our God", "text": "How Great Is Our God \"How Great Is Our God\" is a song written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves and Ed Cash. It was originally featured on Tomlin's album \"Arriving\", that reached No. 1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Christian Songs chart. It is also featured live on Tomlin's \"Live from Austin Music Hall\" album. As of November 2014, it also is the fifth most popular worship song today, according to CCLI's top 25 worship songs chart. It also reached No. 1 on Christian Music Weekly's \"20 the Countdown Magazine's\" Top 20 Worship Songs Chart. The song won \"Song of the" }, { "docid": "21003587", "title": "How Great Is Our God", "text": "album. How Great Is Our God \"How Great Is Our God\" is a song written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves and Ed Cash. It was originally featured on Tomlin's album \"Arriving\", that reached No. 1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Christian Songs chart. It is also featured live on Tomlin's \"Live from Austin Music Hall\" album. As of November 2014, it also is the fifth most popular worship song today, according to CCLI's top 25 worship songs chart. It also reached No. 1 on Christian Music Weekly's \"20 the Countdown Magazine's\" Top 20 Worship Songs Chart. The song won \"Song of" }, { "docid": "11722829", "title": "Third Rock from the Sun (song)", "text": "\"Third Rock from the Sun\" debuted at number 53 on the U.S. \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 16, 1994. Third Rock from the Sun (song) \"Third Rock from the Sun\" is a song written by Sterling Whipple, Tony Martin and John Greenebaum, and recorded by American country music artist Joe Diffie. It was released in July 1994 as the lead single and title track from his album \"Third Rock from the Sun\". The song became Diffie's third Number One single on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. The song" }, { "docid": "6505166", "title": "This Is How We Do It", "text": "This Is How We Do It \"This Is How We Do It\" is the debut single by American singer Montell Jordan. It was released by Def Jam Recordings on February 6, 1995 as the lead single from his debut album of the same name. The single was Def Jam's first R&B release. The song is representative of the hip hop soul style popular at the time, featuring Jordan singing over an enhanced sample of Slick Rick's \"Children's Story\" which in turn samples Bob James' \"Nautilus\". \"This Is How We Do It\" peaked at number one on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100" }, { "docid": "7297817", "title": "Soak Up the Sun", "text": "Soak Up the Sun \"Soak Up the Sun\" is the title of a song recorded by American artist Sheryl Crow. It was released in March 2002 as the lead single from her album \"C'mon C'mon\". The song, which features backing vocals by Liz Phair, peaked at number one on the \"Billboard\" Adult Top 40 chart and reached number five on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and number 17 on the Hot 100 chart, receiving a Gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 2005 for sales exceeding 500,000 copies. In addition, \"Soak Up the Sun\" (remixed" }, { "docid": "12665432", "title": "Hot Neptune", "text": "Neptune's and orbits its star at 0.1 AU, closer than Mercury orbits the sun. The first theoretical study of how hot Neptunes could form was carried out in 2004. If these planets formed ex situ, i.e., by migrating to their current locations while growing, they may contain large quantities of frozen volatiles and amorphous ices. Otherwise, if they formed in situ, their inventory of heavy elements should be made entirely of refractory materials. Yet, regardless of the mode of formation, hot Neptunes should contain large fractions (by mass) of gases, primarily hydrogen and helium, which also accounts for most of" }, { "docid": "7635292", "title": "Run to the Sun", "text": "Under Hot 100 Singles chart. On the U.S. Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, it climbed to number fourteen. The UK 7\" single of \"Run to the Sun\" was issued on yellow-coloured vinyl and featured a fold-out poster of the single's cover artwork. The single's B-side, a ballad entitled \"Tenderest Moments\", was later re-recorded by Erasure in an acoustic version for their 2006 album \"Union Street\". The video for the song, shot at the World Clock in Alexanderplatz Berlin, features an early appearance by Jason Statham as a silver-painted background dancer. Run to the Sun \"Run to the Sun\" is a" }, { "docid": "10972318", "title": "That's How Strong My Love Is", "text": "That's How Strong My Love Is \"That's How Strong My Love Is\" is a song written by Roosevelt Jamison and first recorded in 1964 by deep soul singer O. V. Wright. The song is a soulful love ballad and has been covered many times, most notably in 1965 by Otis Redding, with Redding's cover reaching no.18 on the \"Billboard\" R&B chart and no.74 on the US pop chart. The lyrics use natural phenomena such as the sun, the moon, and the ocean to describe the extent of the author's love. Otis Redding's version appeared on his album \"The Great Otis" }, { "docid": "5932664", "title": "Music of the Sun", "text": "number two on the US \"Billboard\" Hot 100 and number one on the US Dance Club Songs. \"Music of the Sun\" was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), denoting shipments of over 500,000 copies. Rihanna promoted the album along with her next release with her debut concert tour, . Before signing to Def Jam Recordings, Rihanna was discovered in her home country Barbados by American record producer Evan Rogers. The two met in December 2003 through mutual friends of Rihanna's and Rogers' wife, while the couple was on vacation in Barbados, because of how Rihanna's friend" }, { "docid": "11282570", "title": "Music Is My Hot Hot Sex", "text": "Music Is My Hot Hot Sex \"Music Is My Hot Hot Sex\" is a single by Brazilian band Cansei de Ser Sexy from their first album \"Cansei de Ser Sexy\". The song was featured in a Zune advertisement in 2006 and again in an iPod advertisement in 2007. An 18-year-old British student, Nick Haley, used the song in a homemade 30-second commercial for the iPod touch that he created and then posted on the video sharing site YouTube on September 11, 2007. Creative executives from Apple's advertising agency, TBWA\\Chiat\\Day, saw Haley's creation, contacted him and enlisted him to remake it" }, { "docid": "11142598", "title": "The Sun Is Often Out", "text": "on the AllMusic website, by both critics and fans. All songs written by Crispin Hunt except where noted. The Sun Is Often Out The Sun Is Often Out (stylized as THE SUN iS OfTEN oUT) is the debut album by Longpigs, released in 1996 on U2's record label, Mother Records. Five singles were released from the album, initially to little success. The first two - \"She Said\" and \"Jesus Christ\" - both failed to crack the UK Top 40, both stalling at No. 67. The third single - \"Far\" fared a little better, scraping into the Top 40, reaching No." }, { "docid": "11142596", "title": "The Sun Is Often Out", "text": "The Sun Is Often Out The Sun Is Often Out (stylized as THE SUN iS OfTEN oUT) is the debut album by Longpigs, released in 1996 on U2's record label, Mother Records. Five singles were released from the album, initially to little success. The first two - \"She Said\" and \"Jesus Christ\" - both failed to crack the UK Top 40, both stalling at No. 67. The third single - \"Far\" fared a little better, scraping into the Top 40, reaching No. 37 and received significant radio airplay, particularly on the national pop and rock radio station, BBC Radio 1." }, { "docid": "9210538", "title": "How Long, How Long Blues", "text": "Blue\"); Davy Graham (1963, \"The Guitar Player\"); Hot Tuna (1970, \"Hot Tuna\"); Grateful Dead, who performed it live once (February 12, 1989, at the Great Western Forum, with Spencer Davis as a guest); Eric Clapton (1994, \"From the Cradle\"); and Pinetop Perkins (1997, \"Born in the Delta\"). How Long, How Long Blues \"How Long, How Long Blues\" (also known as \"How Long Blues\" or \"How Long How Long\") is a blues song recorded by the American blues duo Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell in 1928. The song became \"an instant best-seller\" and one of the first blues standards, inspiring many" }, { "docid": "8416043", "title": "Ways to Avoid the Sun", "text": "Ways to Avoid the Sun \"태양을 피하는 방법\" (How To Avoid The Sun) is a song by Rain, released as the first single from his second album, \"How To Avoid The Sun\". The single put Rain on the map in Korea, going to number one on the charts. At the time of the album's release, there were two versions of the song: the radio mix, credited as the guitar remix, and the original version. The song lyrics describe feeling a love so strong that it is impossible to run from. In English, it is usually credited as \"How To Avoid" }, { "docid": "7564870", "title": "The World Is Hot Enough", "text": "The World Is Hot Enough Chilly Beach: The World Is Hot Enough is a Canadian animated comedy film based on the television series \"Chilly Beach\" and produced by March Entertainment. The title is a parody of the James Bond film \"The World Is Not Enough\". An early version of the film had its premiere at Sudbury, Ontario's Cinéfest in 2005. It was released February 5, 2008 on DVD in Canada. A second film, \"The Canadian President\" was also later released. Dale wonders why no one ever visits Chilly Beach, and realizes that it's due to the cold climate. Thus, Frank" }, { "docid": "11722827", "title": "Third Rock from the Sun (song)", "text": "Third Rock from the Sun (song) \"Third Rock from the Sun\" is a song written by Sterling Whipple, Tony Martin and John Greenebaum, and recorded by American country music artist Joe Diffie. It was released in July 1994 as the lead single and title track from his album \"Third Rock from the Sun\". The song became Diffie's third Number One single on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. The song also became his first number one hit since \"If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)\" in 1991. Deborah Evans Price, of \"Billboard\" magazine reviewed the" }, { "docid": "6181671", "title": "The Sun Chronicle", "text": "it on the back cover of the 12-page final edition of \"The Attleboro Sun\" declared: \"The new \"Sun Chronicle\" will be an adventure in print . . . stimulating . . . provocative . . . at times disturbing . . . always interesting.\" DeVany and General Manager Paul A. Rixon modernized the new \"Sun Chronicle\", expanded its facilities, and boosted its circulation. For example, \"The Sun Chronicle\" says it was the first newspaper to convert from hot-type production to offset printing. DeVany retired in 1983, and Rixon, who had been with the paper since 1960, took over as publisher." }, { "docid": "10427963", "title": "How Deep Is the Ocean?", "text": "How Deep Is the Ocean? \"How Deep Is the Ocean \" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1932. The song was developed from an earlier Berlin song \"To My Mammy\" which was sung by Al Jolson in his film \"Mammy\" (1930). In the earlier song, the lyrics include the questions \"How deep is the ocean? / How high is the sky?\" and this was the genesis of \"How Deep Is the Ocean?\". The song was written at a low point in Berlin's professional and personal life, and is among the select few of his numbers that were" }, { "docid": "7564871", "title": "The World Is Hot Enough", "text": "invents a super heater to warm Chilly Beach up. When the U.S. learns about it, they steal it and accidentally use it to destroy the planet. Frank and Dale must travel back through time to undo the damage. In addition to the James Bond-like opening credits and theme song, the movie contains references to \"Back to the Future\" and \"The Terminator\". The World Is Hot Enough Chilly Beach: The World Is Hot Enough is a Canadian animated comedy film based on the television series \"Chilly Beach\" and produced by March Entertainment. The title is a parody of the James Bond" }, { "docid": "8162942", "title": "Walkin' on the Sun", "text": "Walkin' on the Sun \"Walkin' on the Sun\" is the debut single by American rock band Smash Mouth, from the album \"Fush Yu Mang\". Released in July 1997, it was Smash Mouth's first major single, reaching No. 1 on the \"Billboard\" Modern Rock Tracks chart and No. 2 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 Airplay singles chart. It is written in the key of A-flat minor (G-sharp minor). Smash Mouth guitarist Greg Camp said about \"Walkin' on the Sun\": The song is a playable track in the video game \"Rock Band 3\". The song was also featured in the television film" }, { "docid": "19653823", "title": "The Sun is Not Enough", "text": "The Sun is Not Enough The Sun is Not Enough (1967) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack. Martin Belford is a wealthy solicitor who lives with his sister Alice. Their world is disturbed when Carl von Rendt, an escaped Yugoslav war criminal, moves in next door. Carl is kidnapped by the Belford's gardener and charwoman with the intention of returning him to Europe to face justice. Martin and Alice discover the plot and have to decide if the kidnapping is justified or if Carl should be set free. Helen Brown in \"The Canberra Times\" found much to enjoy" }, { "docid": "19653825", "title": "The Sun is Not Enough", "text": "dramatic climax as Dymphna Cusack's powerful story unfolds.\" The Sun is Not Enough The Sun is Not Enough (1967) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack. Martin Belford is a wealthy solicitor who lives with his sister Alice. Their world is disturbed when Carl von Rendt, an escaped Yugoslav war criminal, moves in next door. Carl is kidnapped by the Belford's gardener and charwoman with the intention of returning him to Europe to face justice. Martin and Alice discover the plot and have to decide if the kidnapping is justified or if Carl should be set free. Helen Brown" }, { "docid": "10598076", "title": "Third Rock from the Sun", "text": "for four weeks. Third Rock from the Sun Third Rock from the Sun is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Joe Diffie. Diffie's breakthrough album, the first five tracks were all released as singles, and all charted on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Of these five singles, \"Pickup Man\" and the title track were both Number One hits, \"So Help Me Girl\" reached #2, \"I'm in Love with a Capital 'U'\" reached #21, and \"That Road Not Taken\" peaked at #40. \"Pickup Man\" was also Diffie's longest-lasting Number One, having" }, { "docid": "10598075", "title": "Third Rock from the Sun", "text": "Third Rock from the Sun Third Rock from the Sun is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Joe Diffie. Diffie's breakthrough album, the first five tracks were all released as singles, and all charted on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. Of these five singles, \"Pickup Man\" and the title track were both Number One hits, \"So Help Me Girl\" reached #2, \"I'm in Love with a Capital 'U'\" reached #21, and \"That Road Not Taken\" peaked at #40. \"Pickup Man\" was also Diffie's longest-lasting Number One, having held that position" }, { "docid": "7481355", "title": "This Is How We Do", "text": "calling it an \"odd number, where her lyrics swing from actually-clever ('suckin' real bad at Mariah Carey-oke') to a bit worrisome ('getting' our nails did / all Japanese-y').\" While calling it \"a Ke$ha-grade throwdown\", Sal Cinquemani of \"Slant Magazine\" claimed that the track \"features possibly the dumbest lyric of the year.\" Philip Matusavage of musicOMH felt that the song \"is so clearly calculated to every second that it instead feels cynical.\" \"This Is How We Do\" first charted on South Korea's Gaon Download Chart and the Canadian Hot 100 when its parent album was released, debuting at number 73, with" }, { "docid": "17222635", "title": "My God Is the Sun", "text": "My God Is the Sun \"My God Is the Sun\" is the first single by Queens of the Stone Age from their sixth studio album, \"...Like Clockwork\" (2013). The band debuted the song at Lollapalooza Brazil on March 30, 2013. The studio version of the single debuted on BBC Radio 1 on April 8, 2013, and became available for download with preorders of the album. In December 2013, the song was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Rock Performance. Although the song did not win, it was played as the closer for the show. However, their performance" }, { "docid": "17222639", "title": "My God Is the Sun", "text": "riffs beneath Josh Homme's unmistakable croon.\" My God Is the Sun \"My God Is the Sun\" is the first single by Queens of the Stone Age from their sixth studio album, \"...Like Clockwork\" (2013). The band debuted the song at Lollapalooza Brazil on March 30, 2013. The studio version of the single debuted on BBC Radio 1 on April 8, 2013, and became available for download with preorders of the album. In December 2013, the song was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Rock Performance. Although the song did not win, it was played as the closer" }, { "docid": "7772144", "title": "Race the Sun", "text": "of the \"Austin Chronicle\" said \"you might as well call this movie \"Hot Runnings\"\", and notes that J. Moki Cho's character Gilbert gives this film substance and a \"sweet quality that makes it easier to swallow than you might expect\". The film grossed $1.1 million on its opening weekend and grossed a total of $1.9 million in the U.S. Race the Sun Race the Sun is a 1996 comedy-drama film directed by Charles T. Kanganis and starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. The plot is loosely based on the true story of the Konawaena High School Solar Car Team, which" }, { "docid": "7643129", "title": "The Hot Shoe", "text": "The Hot Shoe The Hot Shoe is a 2004 documentary film which also reveals the history and development of card counting. Director David Layton interviewed current and former card counters, including members of the MIT Blackjack Team, casino employees and gambling authors and combined it with behind-the-scenes footage of casino surveillance rooms and the MIT team preparing to hit the tables. Layton learned how to count cards and gambled with $5,000 of the film's budget as a \"case study.\" The film reviews the mathematical aspects of card counting and key elements for winning blackjack. Blackjack players interviewed for \"The Hot" }, { "docid": "17222636", "title": "My God Is the Sun", "text": "(which was in collaboration with Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham, and Nine Inch Nails) was cut short, and the credits and advertisements ran over top the performance. This has created an uproar from the performers, particularly Trent Reznor, criticizing the event for cheating them. The Queens of the Stone Age debuted \"My God Is the Sun\" at Lollapalooza in São Paulo, Brazil, on March 30, 2013. That performance was also the first for Jon Theodore as the band's new drummer. Dave Grohl recorded drums on this track for the album. The studio version of \"My God is the Sun\" premiered on" }, { "docid": "19305433", "title": "Red Hot (song)", "text": "Red Hot (song) \"Red Hot\" is a song written and recorded by Billy \"The Kid\" Emerson and released on Sun Records in 1955. It has been covered many times since then. Emerson recorded the song at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis, Tennessee on May 31, 1955. Besides Emerson as the vocalist, the Sam Phillips produced session included Calvin Newborn, guitar: Kenneth Banks, bass: Phineas Newborn, drums: Bil Love, piano: Jewell Briscoe, tenor sax: Moses Reed, tenor sax. The b-side for the release was another Emerson song, \"No Greater Love\". The best known cover of \"Red Hot,\" also recorded at" }, { "docid": "7585850", "title": "Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)", "text": "Brothers Band for their 1973 album, \"Brothers and Sisters\". The third track, \"Whirlpool\", is a song written by alternative rock band Meat Puppets, and can be found on their 1991 album, \"Forbidden Places\". The fourth and final track, entitled \"Spy\", is the lone original track on the EP. It was later re-recorded for the band's successive studio album, \"John Henry\", released in 1994. Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) is an EP by alternative rock band They Might Be Giants," }, { "docid": "7585848", "title": "Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas)", "text": "Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) is an EP by alternative rock band They Might Be Giants, released in 1993. The EP is notable for being their first release with a full-band lineup, rather than only the two original members (John Flansburgh and John Linnell) performing. It was also released as a single on 7\" vinyl. All of the songs on the EP are cover versions, except for one. The title song is a cover of a song by Hy" }, { "docid": "14066647", "title": "How Much Is the Fish?", "text": "How Much Is the Fish? \"How Much Is The Fish?\" is a hard-dance song by German group Scooter. It was released in June 1998 as the lead single from their fifth studio album \"No Time to Chill\". It is the first song to feature Axel Coon. \"How Much Is The Fish?\" samples the song \"Zeven Dagen Lang\" (Seven days long) by the Dutch band Bots. The melody originates from the traditional Breton song \"Son ar Chistr\" played on Alan Stivell's 1970 album \"Reflets\". The title is derived from lyrics in the song \"Buffalo\" by Anglo-Irish indie group Stump, taken from" }, { "docid": "19013220", "title": "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)", "text": "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) \"How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)\" is a song recorded by American soul singer Marvin Gaye from his fifth studio album, \"How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You\" (1965). It was written in 1964 by the Motown songwriting team of Holland–Dozier–Holland, and produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier. Produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier, Marvin Gaye released the song as a single in September 1964. It peaked at number six on the US \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart in January 1965 and at number three" }, { "docid": "3606184", "title": "Around the Sun", "text": "record. As of March 2007, \"Around the Sun\" had sold 2 million copies worldwide and 232,000 units in the U.S. This is less than R.E.M. had sold in the first week of an album's release while at their early to mid-1990s commercial peak. Lead single \"Leaving New York\" became a UK Top 5 hit, with additional singles \"Aftermath\", \"Electron Blue\" and \"Wanderlust\" becoming minor hits there as well. \"Around the Sun\" did not have any singles success in the United States, however. It was the band's first studio album to fail to have a song chart on the Hot 100" }, { "docid": "16361096", "title": "Hot Off the Griddle", "text": "two giant magnifying glasses poised directly over them, with the intent of roasting them alive in the midday sun... IS THEIR GOOSE REALLY COOKED?<br> WILL BATMAN AND ROBIN STEW IN THEIR OWN JUICE???<br> ARE ALL THEIR PLANS AND DREAMS TO GO UP IN SMOKE??<br> THE ANSWER TO THESE AND OTHER BURNING QUESTIONS TOMORROW! SAME CAT-TIME, SAME CAT-CHANNEL! Hot Off the Griddle Hot Off the Griddle is the 37th episode of the 1960s \"Batman\" television series. It guest starred Julie Newmar as The Catwoman. Commissioner James Gordon, Chief Miles O'Hara and the Dynamic Duo suspect that Selina Kyle, the Catwoman has" }, { "docid": "14066648", "title": "How Much Is the Fish?", "text": "the 1986 mini-album \"Quirk Out\". The background music sample comes from the album version of the song Paradoxx from the German band 666. In May 2016, in response to increased popularity from a mention on \"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon\", Scooter answered the question about \"How much is the fish?\" on their Facebook page, revealing that \"the fish\" was actually the one they bought for their studio aquarium, and it cost 3.80 (probably DEM). How Much Is the Fish? \"How Much Is The Fish?\" is a hard-dance song by German group Scooter. It was released in June 1998 as" }, { "docid": "10427965", "title": "How Deep Is the Ocean?", "text": "1932. In the 1940s Alfredo Antonini and his orchestra collaborated with Victoria Cordova and John Serry Sr. to record the song for Muzak. Dutch composer Pierre Courbois wrote a song based on the chords of \"How Deep Is The Ocean\" called \"OPAQUE\" and recorded it on CD. How Deep Is the Ocean? \"How Deep Is the Ocean \" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1932. The song was developed from an earlier Berlin song \"To My Mammy\" which was sung by Al Jolson in his film \"Mammy\" (1930). In the earlier song, the lyrics include the questions" }, { "docid": "8092819", "title": "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)", "text": "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore) \"The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)\" is a song written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio. It was originally released as a single credited to Frankie Valli as a solo artist in 1965 on the Smash label, but was more successful when recorded by The Walker Brothers in 1966. Cher and Keane have also recorded the song. Frankie Valli recorded and released the first version of the song but his single achieved only limited success, charting on \"Billboard\"s Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart but not making the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 itself. Although it" }, { "docid": "8005964", "title": "How Deep Is Your Love (Bee Gees song)", "text": "How Deep Is Your Love (Bee Gees song) \"How Deep Is Your Love\" is a pop ballad written and recorded by the Bee Gees in 1977 and released as a single in September of that year. It was ultimately used as part of the soundtrack to the film \"Saturday Night Fever\". It was a number three hit in the United Kingdom and Australia. In the United States, it topped the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 on 25 December 1977 (becoming the first of six consecutive US number-one hits), ended the 10-week reign of Debby Boone's \"You Light Up My Life\" and stayed" }, { "docid": "15674031", "title": "Sun Weishi", "text": "state visit to the Soviet Union. After Sun returned to China, Jiang Qing, who was now Mao's wife, continued her rivalry with Sun. Shortly after Sun returned to China, in the spring of 1950, Liao Chengzhi invited Sun to become the artistic director of the China Youth Art Theatre, which he had founded. Sun enthusiastically accepted, and began work on establishing the first professional theatre to stage shows in colloquial Chinese in the PRC. The first play that Sun directed was \"How Steel is Made\", a play based on a Russian novel written by Nikolai Ostrovsky. \"How Steel is Made\"," }, { "docid": "8751651", "title": "How Deep Is Your Love (Dru Hill song)", "text": "How Deep Is Your Love (Dru Hill song) \"How Deep Is Your Love\" is an R&B single by group Dru Hill and features the remix rapper Redman. It is the first single from the group's second album, \"Enter the Dru\". The song was released on September 22, 1998, the hit song spent three weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart, and peaked at number-three on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was also used in the end credits and is featured on the soundtrack to the 1998 film \"Rush Hour\". The music video directed by Brett Ratner" }, { "docid": "8416045", "title": "Ways to Avoid the Sun", "text": "response to Rain topping Colbert in Time's open online poll. A commercial single of this song was never released in South Korea. However, promotional singles were issued to radio and TV stations. Ways to Avoid the Sun \"태양을 피하는 방법\" (How To Avoid The Sun) is a song by Rain, released as the first single from his second album, \"How To Avoid The Sun\". The single put Rain on the map in Korea, going to number one on the charts. At the time of the album's release, there were two versions of the song: the radio mix, credited as the" }, { "docid": "20451239", "title": "Faces to the Sun", "text": "award for \"Best Adult Contemporary Album\" went to Hugh Masekela's \"No Borders\"; the award for Best Engineered Album went to Arno Carstens' \"Aandblom 13\". Other nominees in the Adult Contemporary Album category that year were Elvis Blue's \"Optics\", Majozi's \"Fire\", and Msaki's \"Zaneliza: How the Water Moves\". Journalist/blogger El Broide rated \"Faces to the Sun\" four stars out of five. Faces to the Sun Faces to the Sun is the sixth studio album by South African Afropop band Mango Groove. Released in October 2016, \"Faces to the Sun\" is a double album with more than a dozen featured artists. The" }, { "docid": "8998363", "title": "Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)", "text": "The Sun Comes Up)\" debuted at number 37 on the U.S. \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 7, 1993. The song reached Number One on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Songs chart for the week of September 18, 1993. The song then fell to No. 2 on September 25, 1993, when Tracy Byrd's \"Holdin' Heaven\" climbed to No. 1. However, on the chart week of October 2, 1993, \"Ain't Going Down\" returned to No. 1. Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up) \"Ain't Going Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)\" is a song co-written and" }, { "docid": "7378523", "title": "The Setting Sun", "text": "are \"victims of a transitional period\", and ends the letter addressing Mr. Uehara once again as M.C., this time \"My Comedian\". The Setting Sun refers to how Japan, the \"Land of the Rising Sun\" was in a period of decline after World War II. In her last letter to Mr. Uehara, Kazuko says that Japan is struggling against the old morality, \"like the sun\". The black snake can be seen as a symbol of death. There was a snake present when her father died, and also a snake present when her mother died. Also, at their old house, there was" }, { "docid": "9633929", "title": "This Is Why I'm Hot", "text": "This Is Why I'm Hot \"This Is Why I'm Hot\" is a song by American rapper Mims. The song was co-written by Mims and produced by Blackout Movement for his debut album \"Music Is My Savior\" (2007). Released in 2007 as the first single from the album, the song reached No. 1 on the U.S. \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart, as well as #2 on the \"Billboard\" Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and No. 1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Rap Tracks chart, eventually being certified Platinum by the RIAA. The song debuted at number one on the \"Billboard\" Hot Digital Songs chart," }, { "docid": "7088480", "title": "Hot Hot Hot!!! (The Cure song)", "text": "Hot Hot Hot!!! (The Cure song) \"Hot Hot Hot!!!\" is the name of a 1988 single by British rock band The Cure from their album \"Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me\". The song reached number 45 in the UK whereas it was more successful in Ireland, where it reached number 18, and in Spain, entering the Top 10. \"Hot Hot Hot!!!\" was the fourth single released from the album \"Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me\"—the band's seventh LP. In early 1988, it spent three weeks in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at number 45 on 20 February of that year." }, { "docid": "19184244", "title": "The Sun Rising (poem)", "text": "enemy. He asks, \"Must to thy motions lovers' seasons run?\" (line 4) or, in other words, 'why must lovers be controlled by the sun?'. The speaker then tells the sun to bother someone else, \"go chide late schoolboys and sour prentices, Go tell court huntsmen that the king will ride...\" (lines 5-7), and that love knows no season, climate, hour, day, nor month. In Stanza two, the speaker is saying how the sun believes its beams are strong but he could \"eclipse\" and \"cloud them in a wink\" (line 13). Although he can shield his eyes from the sun, he" }, { "docid": "7088483", "title": "Hot Hot Hot!!! (The Cure song)", "text": "appears on disc two of the live album \"Bestival Live 2011\". Before the song starts, Robert Smith sings the first lines of She by Charles Aznavour from the Elvis Costello English version, \"\"She may be the face I can't forget(...)\"\". Hot Hot Hot!!! (The Cure song) \"Hot Hot Hot!!!\" is the name of a 1988 single by British rock band The Cure from their album \"Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me\". The song reached number 45 in the UK whereas it was more successful in Ireland, where it reached number 18, and in Spain, entering the Top 10. \"Hot Hot" }, { "docid": "15617183", "title": "Brighter Than the Sun", "text": "Brighter Than the Sun \"Brighter Than the Sun\" is a song recorded by American recording artist Colbie Caillat. It was written by Caillat and Ryan Tedder, and produced by Tedder. The song was released as the second single from her third studio album \"All of You\". The song was released to digital download on May 23, 2011 through Universal Republic. The song received a positive reaction from music critics. The song is certified platinum and has been successful on many \"Billboard\" charts, including the \"Billboard\" Hot 100, where the song reached the top-fifty, the Adult Pop Songs chart, where the" }, { "docid": "8162943", "title": "Walkin' on the Sun", "text": "\"Shredderman Rules\" (2007). This song was also featured in the television series \"ER\", during the opening scene of Season 4 Episode 13 \"Carter's Choice\", when Dr. Carter was arriving at work in the snow. Walkin' on the Sun \"Walkin' on the Sun\" is the debut single by American rock band Smash Mouth, from the album \"Fush Yu Mang\". Released in July 1997, it was Smash Mouth's first major single, reaching No. 1 on the \"Billboard\" Modern Rock Tracks chart and No. 2 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 Airplay singles chart. It is written in the key of A-flat minor (G-sharp" }, { "docid": "5431985", "title": "How It Is", "text": "the world as mud (\"E fango è il mondo\") and therefore, a kind of purgatory, as well as Dante's image of souls gulping mud in the Stygian marsh of the \"Inferno\" (Canto VII, 109–126, in Palma's translation): Dante's Belacqua and his foetal position also are referenced in \"How It Is\" and the following quotation is an example of the work's unpunctuated, dense, and poetic style: The novel served as inspiration for Miroslaw Balka's 2009 work, \"How It Is\", in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall. How It Is How It Is is a novel by Samuel Beckett first published in French as" }, { "docid": "14394452", "title": "Union of the Sun and Moon", "text": "Union of the Sun and Moon The Union of the Sun and Moon () is one of the Seventeen tantras of the esoteric instruction cycle () which are a suite of tantras known variously as: Nyingtik, Upadesha or Menngagde within Dzogchen discourse. \"This tantra shows which experience a person undergoes in the intermediate state, the bardo, after passing away. It teaches how to resolve one's master's oral instructions during the bardo of this life, how to stabilize awareness during the bardo of dying, how to attain enlightenment through recognizing awareness during the bardo of dharmata, and, if necessary, how to" }, { "docid": "20770044", "title": "The Sun Is Also a Star", "text": "The Sun Is Also a Star The Sun Is Also a Star is an upcoming American drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young. The film is based on the young adult novel of the same name written by Nicola Yoon, and stars Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton. It is scheduled to be released May 17, 2019. In June 2018, Camrus Johnson was cast to play Omar in the film. Filming began on June 19, 2018. On June 29, 2018, Miriam A. Hyman joined the cast, as Natasha's mother Mrs. Kingsley, a hard-working native Jamaican waitress who is resigned to her family's" }, { "docid": "19054644", "title": "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'", "text": "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin' \"Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin'\" is a song written by Joe Greene and released in 1946 by Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five. Jordan's version reached No. 3 in \"Billboard\"<nowiki>'</nowiki>s chart of \"Most-Played Juke Box Race Records\". The song was recorded by Ray Charles, and appeared in his 1959's album The Genius of Ray Charles. Charles's version reached No. 17 on \"Billboard\"<nowiki>'</nowiki>s \"Hot R&B Sides\" and No. 95 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100. It was also recorded by Jackie DeShannon on her 1965 album \"This is Jackie De Shannon\", Paul McCartney" }, { "docid": "20770045", "title": "The Sun Is Also a Star", "text": "imminent deportation. In July 2018, Cathy Shim was cast to play Min Soo Bae, a Korean immigrant in the film. The Sun Is Also a Star The Sun Is Also a Star is an upcoming American drama film directed by Ry Russo-Young. The film is based on the young adult novel of the same name written by Nicola Yoon, and stars Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton. It is scheduled to be released May 17, 2019. In June 2018, Camrus Johnson was cast to play Omar in the film. Filming began on June 19, 2018. On June 29, 2018, Miriam A." }, { "docid": "15782659", "title": "A Place Where the Sun Is Silent", "text": "A Place Where the Sun Is Silent A Place Where the Sun Is Silent is the fourth studio album by Alesana. It was released through Epitaph Records on October 18, 2011. The album was produced by Kris Crummett, who also worked on \"The Emptiness\". Being the second concept album released by Alesana, \"A Place Where the Sun Is Silent\" was inspired by the epic poem \"The Inferno\" by Dante Alighieri. On August 24, 2011 \"Alternative Press\" premiered the first song off the album, \"A Gilded Masquerade\" and on September 21, 2011 the magazine premiered the second song off the album," }, { "docid": "12140517", "title": "Ice from the Sun", "text": "writing in \"The Village Voice\", stated the film was “a furiously pointless punk-gore loogie that resets the bar on how wretched an amateur indulgence can be and still garner public screen time merely on the impression of being ‘transgressive.’” Ice from the Sun Ice from the Sun is a 1999 independently produced horror film directed by Eric Stanze, and is St. Louis-based production company Wicked Pixel Cinema's second feature film. The concept of Ice from the Sun creates a third presence that disrupts the balance between Heaven and Hell. The Presence is a supernatural entity that rules a separate dimension" }, { "docid": "7643130", "title": "The Hot Shoe", "text": "Shoe\" include: The Hot Shoe The Hot Shoe is a 2004 documentary film which also reveals the history and development of card counting. Director David Layton interviewed current and former card counters, including members of the MIT Blackjack Team, casino employees and gambling authors and combined it with behind-the-scenes footage of casino surveillance rooms and the MIT team preparing to hit the tables. Layton learned how to count cards and gambled with $5,000 of the film's budget as a \"case study.\" The film reviews the mathematical aspects of card counting and key elements for winning blackjack. Blackjack players interviewed for" }, { "docid": "12859082", "title": "Ice in the Sun", "text": "and number 29 in the Canadian \"RPM\" charts. In the U.S., the song peaked at number 70 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 and it was to be their last appearance in the U.S. charts. The track has appeared on numerous compilation albums including \"XS All Areas - The Greatest Hits\", \"Whatever You Want - The Very Best of Status Quo\" and \"From the Makers of...\". Ice in the Sun \"Ice in the Sun\" is a song by the band Status Quo. The track was recorded in 1968, and appeared on \"Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo\", an album by" }, { "docid": "1508907", "title": "Waiting for the Sun", "text": "Waiting for the Sun Waiting for the Sun is the third studio album by the American rock band the Doors. Recorded at TTG Studios in Los Angeles, the album's 11 tracks were recorded between February and May 1968 and the album was released by Elektra Records on July 3, 1968. It became the band's only number-one album (topping the charts for four weeks) and included their second US number-one single, \"Hello, I Love You\" (for two weeks starting August 3, 1968). The first single released off the album was \"The Unknown Soldier\" which peaked at No. 39 on \"Billboard\" Hot" }, { "docid": "11682191", "title": "The Sun, Moon & Herbs", "text": "The Sun, Moon & Herbs The Sun Moon & Herbs is a 1971 studio album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John, noted for its contributions from Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and other well-known musicians. It was originally intended to be a three-album set but was cut down to a single disc. The album was described by Allmusic as \"dark and swampy\" and \"best listened to on a hot, muggy night with the sound of thunder rumbling off in the distance like jungle drums\". The album was his first album to reach the Billboard 200 charts, spending five weeks there" }, { "docid": "11682192", "title": "The Sun, Moon & Herbs", "text": "and peaking at #184 on November 6, 1971. (tracks 1-2, 5) The Sun, Moon & Herbs The Sun Moon & Herbs is a 1971 studio album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John, noted for its contributions from Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and other well-known musicians. It was originally intended to be a three-album set but was cut down to a single disc. The album was described by Allmusic as \"dark and swampy\" and \"best listened to on a hot, muggy night with the sound of thunder rumbling off in the distance like jungle drums\". The album was his first" }, { "docid": "17306202", "title": "How Green Is the Valley", "text": "How Green Is the Valley How Green Is the Valley is the second studio album of The Men They Couldn't Hang. It was released in 1986 after the band were signed to MCA Records following the success of their previous album \"Night of a Thousand Candles\". It is the last album to feature co-founder Shanne Bradley on bass guitar. Three singles were released from the album: \"Gold Rush\", which included \"Gold Strike\" on the 12\" version, \"Ghosts of Cable Street\" and \"Shirt of Blue\". \"Ghosts of Cable Street\", a song detailing the battle of Cable Street in 1936, used actual" }, { "docid": "18174994", "title": "Chasing the Sun (Hilary Duff song)", "text": "The song debuted on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart of August 16, 2014, at number 79. Chasing the Sun (Hilary Duff song) \"Chasing the Sun\" is a song recorded by American pop rock singer Hilary Duff. It was written by Colbie Caillat, Jason Reeves, and Toby Gad, the latter of whom also produced the track. It is Duff's first single released since departing from her previous label Hollywood Records in 2008, under her recording contract with RCA Records. Undecided between \"Tattoo\", \"All About You\" and \"Chasing the Sun\" as the album's lead single, Duff and the label eventually chose the" }, { "docid": "18585448", "title": "Sun Burns Down", "text": "Japan, and in the first week debuted at number twenty-three on \"Billboard\" Japan Hot 100, and the successive week peaked at number nineteen. On the \"Billboard\" Japan Top Airplay peaked at number seven. In American \"Billboard\" charts it peaked at number one on Hot Singles Sales, and on Dance Singles Sales, while number thirty-five on Hot Dance Club Songs chart. Sun Burns Down \"Sun Burns Down\" is a digital single by Japanese singer-songwriter Jin Akanishi, released on January 24, 2012. Prior to the single release, on January 6, 2012 was held a sold-out concert at 12,000 seat Yokohama Arena, which" }, { "docid": "19305435", "title": "Red Hot (song)", "text": "Ackland (as Evil Edmunds and The BeeLzeeBOPS) in the 2003 movie, \"I'll Be There\". Red Hot (song) \"Red Hot\" is a song written and recorded by Billy \"The Kid\" Emerson and released on Sun Records in 1955. It has been covered many times since then. Emerson recorded the song at the Sun Recording Studio in Memphis, Tennessee on May 31, 1955. Besides Emerson as the vocalist, the Sam Phillips produced session included Calvin Newborn, guitar: Kenneth Banks, bass: Phineas Newborn, drums: Bil Love, piano: Jewell Briscoe, tenor sax: Moses Reed, tenor sax. The b-side for the release was another Emerson" }, { "docid": "16874246", "title": "How High Is the Sky", "text": "Messiaen. The Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet review awarded the album dice 5. How High Is the Sky How High is the Sky (released 14 November 2011 in Oslo, Norway by label Bolage – BLGCD 018) is a Jazz album by the Norwegian jazz singer Kjersti Stubø Quartet feat. «MiNensemblet» Stubø pick some of her favorite tunes on his second solo album, and along with her regular quartet and the MiN ensemble, she offers music of the highest quality her, sprawling and full of surprises. Jørn Øien has done a wonderful job with the arrangements, ranging all the way from the playful" }, { "docid": "16874245", "title": "How High Is the Sky", "text": "How High Is the Sky How High is the Sky (released 14 November 2011 in Oslo, Norway by label Bolage – BLGCD 018) is a Jazz album by the Norwegian jazz singer Kjersti Stubø Quartet feat. «MiNensemblet» Stubø pick some of her favorite tunes on his second solo album, and along with her regular quartet and the MiN ensemble, she offers music of the highest quality her, sprawling and full of surprises. Jørn Øien has done a wonderful job with the arrangements, ranging all the way from the playful riffs to steel blue textures associations with Gil Evans, Debussy and" }, { "docid": "14856821", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "song to debut within the top 10 in France, ultimately reaching the same peak position. Other top 10 positions were achieved in countries including Russia, Switzerland, \"Billboard\" Dance/Mix Show Airplay component chart in the United States, Mexico and Lebanon. \"Sun Is Up\" was awarded Gold certifications by the Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) for shifting 15,000 copies in Italy and Switzerland, while also receiving Silver by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) in the United Kingdom for 200,000 units. As of 2011, \"Sun Is Up\" has sold 125,000 copies in France, making" }, { "docid": "14856815", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "composition and referring to it as a highlight on the album and in Inna's career. It won in the Best Song in the Balkans from Romania for 2010 category at the 2011 Balkan Music Awards, while also receiving nominations at the 2011 Radio România Actualităţi and Romanian Music Awards, and 2012 Radar Media Awards. To promote \"Sun Is Up\", an accompanying music video was shot by Alex Herron in late August 2010 in Marbella, Spain, and uploaded onto Inna's YouTube channel on 30 September 2010. She further promoted the recording through various live performances. Commercially, \"Sun Is Up\" reached the" }, { "docid": "14856816", "title": "Sun Is Up", "text": "top 10 in several countries, while awarded certifications in Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In June 2010, Inna announced via her official website that two new songs, \"Un Momento\", a collaboration with Spanish singer Juan Magán, and \"Sun Is Up\", would be featured on an upcoming \"Summer Hit Pack\". With the plans remaining unmaterialized, \"Sun Is Up\" was released in Romania in October 2010 as the first single from the singer's second studio album, \"I Am the Club Rocker\" (2011). Its cover artwork had been previously unveiled in August 2010; shot by Edward Aninaru, it shows Inna naked in" }, { "docid": "7568084", "title": "Dark Is the Sun", "text": "from the neck and when held up to another belonging to a potential mate will sync in pattern and color to approve marriage. Many times through Earth's existence it faced its end, but each time this event occurred, humanity was at a high point in intelligence and was able to rescue Earth from annihilation. When the sun died, they ignited the moon, and later when the moon died, the Earth was moved to safety. But now Earth's death is approaching during a time when man's technological levels are at a low point. The story opens with Deyv being forced to" }, { "docid": "3704777", "title": "Hot Jupiter", "text": "planet found orbiting a Sun-like star. 51 Pegasi b has an orbital period of about 4 days. Though there is diversity among hot Jupiters, they do share some common properties. There are two general schools of thought regarding the origin of hot Jupiters: formation at a distance followed by inward migration and in-situ formation at the distances at which they're currently observed. The prevalent view is migration. In the migration hypothesis, a hot Jupiter forms beyond the frost line, from rock, ice, and gases via the core accretion method of planetary formation. The planet then migrates inwards to the star" }, { "docid": "10201245", "title": "Hot Doug's", "text": "\"Chicago Tribune\", which noted the restaurant's \"cult status\" among hot dog aficionados. Hot Doug's has been featured as a Critics Pick on CBS, NBC, ABC, and the Travel Channel, and was featured in the Chicago episode of \"\". He has also been featured in \"The New York Times\", \"USA Today\", \"Bon Appetit\", \"The Chicago Tribune\", \"The Sun Times\", \"Time Out Chicago\" and many other publications. Hot Doug's is highly rated by The Zagat Survey and is included in many of its Top Lists including Food Tops and Best Buys. \"Bon Appetit\" listed it as one of the 50 Best Restaurants" } ]
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What flavor filling did the original Twinkies have?
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[ { "docid": "1068096", "title": "Twinkie", "text": "cream. This change proved popular, and banana-cream Twinkies were not widely re-introduced. The original flavor was occasionally found in limited-time promotions, but the company used vanilla cream for most Twinkies. In 1988, Fruit and Cream Twinkies were introduced with a strawberry filling swirled into the cream. The product was soon dropped. Vanilla's dominance over banana flavoring would be challenged in 2005, following a month-long promotion of the movie \"King Kong\". Hostess saw its Twinkie sales rise 20 percent during the promotion, and in 2007 restored the banana-cream Twinkie to its snack lineup. On January 11, 2012, parent company Hostess filed" } ]
[ { "docid": "13454049", "title": "Original Flavor", "text": "Original Flavor Original Flavor was an American hip hop group in the early- to mid-1990s. The group originally consisted of Ski and Suave Lover. It released two albums—\"This Is How It Is\" (1992) and \"Beyond Flavor\" (1994). On \"Beyond Flavor\", Suave Lover was replaced by T-Strong and DJ Chubby Chub. The group had a hit with the song \"Can I Get Open,\" which reached #46 on the Billboard Maxi Singles chart. This track prominently features Jay-Z. The group, managed by Damon Dash and cousin Darien Dash, disbanded after it released \"Beyond Flavor\" but Ski went on to work with Roc-A-Fella" }, { "docid": "13454050", "title": "Original Flavor", "text": "Records, producing four tracks on Jay-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt. Original Flavor Original Flavor was an American hip hop group in the early- to mid-1990s. The group originally consisted of Ski and Suave Lover. It released two albums—\"This Is How It Is\" (1992) and \"Beyond Flavor\" (1994). On \"Beyond Flavor\", Suave Lover was replaced by T-Strong and DJ Chubby Chub. The group had a hit with the song \"Can I Get Open,\" which reached #46 on the Billboard Maxi Singles chart. This track prominently features Jay-Z. The group, managed by Damon Dash and cousin Darien Dash, disbanded after it released" }, { "docid": "20092678", "title": "Look at What the Light Did Now", "text": "earthy, quirky additions\". \"Look at What the Light Did Now\" won the 'DVD of the Year' prize at the 2012 Juno Awards in Canada, and was nominated for the Sound & Vision Award at CPH:DOX in Denmark. Feature Length Documentary Music videos Live Performances from The Reminder Tour 2007-2009 Tracks 9-12: Chilly Gonzales Original Score - Songs from The Reminder improvised and performed on solo piano. Total running time: 58:43 Look at What the Light Did Now Look at What the Light Did Now is a documentary/live album DVD/CD by Canadian indie pop artist Feist, first released in December 2010." }, { "docid": "18937073", "title": "What We Did", "text": "quietest albums in Michael Gira’s catalog.\" What We Did What We Did is a collaborative studio album by Swans frontman Michael Gira and Windsor for the Derby member Dan Matz. It was released on November 13, 2001 through Gira's Young God Records label. \"What We Did\" has a considerably more pop-oriented and accessible sound, compared to Gira's other solo works. The majority of the lyrics on the album was written by Matz. Allmusic critic Thom Jurek described the album as \"a finely wrought album of relayed styles and layered textures enfolding one another into a music that could have only" }, { "docid": "18937071", "title": "What We Did", "text": "What We Did What We Did is a collaborative studio album by Swans frontman Michael Gira and Windsor for the Derby member Dan Matz. It was released on November 13, 2001 through Gira's Young God Records label. \"What We Did\" has a considerably more pop-oriented and accessible sound, compared to Gira's other solo works. The majority of the lyrics on the album was written by Matz. Allmusic critic Thom Jurek described the album as \"a finely wrought album of relayed styles and layered textures enfolding one another into a music that could have only been made by these two men," }, { "docid": "4520646", "title": "Flavor text", "text": "using braille or Morse code, substituting rhyming words, etc. The flavor text for such puzzles, unlike the flavor text for card games, often provides crucial hints at the approach to take. The hints may be thickly veiled, but can not easily be ignored. A common and well-known occurrence of flavor text in the context of puzzles is the title of crosswords. Most crosswords have a theme, and the title often hints at what the theme is. The puzzle can be solved without figuring out the theme, but knowing the theme often expedites the solving process. Flavor text Flavor text is" }, { "docid": "16049221", "title": "What Did I Do?", "text": "Australian iTunes Store. On Boxing Day 2011, a remix by Sander van Doorn was released to Beatport, released on Doorn Records. The single is billed to Kele vs. Sander van Doorn featuring Lucy Taylor. A music video (simply a re-edited version of the original video) was released. The songs music video was released on 13 September 2011 to Kele's official YouTube channel. As of 23 November 2011, the video has 295939 views. The music video was directed by Nova Dando, with the dancers styled by Nadine Artois. What Did I Do? \"What Did I Do?\" is a song by Kele" }, { "docid": "13633202", "title": "I Saw What You Did (1988 film)", "text": "ends. In his book \"Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s\", Kim Newman argues that \"I Saw What You Did\" was responsible for the eventual creation of Dark Castle Entertainment, a production company that created remakes of horror films. In \"Joan Crawford: The Essential Biography\", Lawrence J. Quirk and William Schoell refer to the film as \"abysmall\" and consider it inferior to the original. Similarly, in his book \"Movie and Video Guide 1993\", film critic Leonard Maltin refers to the film as \"bland\", compared to the original. I Saw What You Did (1988 film) I Saw What You Did" }, { "docid": "4990448", "title": "Flavor Unit", "text": "Latifah, one of the original members of the Flavor Unit, and Shakim Compere. Past management clients were Monica, OutKast, Faith Evans, Total, SWV, Almighty RSO (a group featuring Ray Dog, better known today as Benzino), Groove Theory, Monifah, Gina Thompson, LL Cool J, Zhané, Donell Jones, and Naughty By Nature. Names marked with an asterisk denote artists who were managed by Flavor Unit but were not part of the original crew. Flavor Unit The Flavor Unit is a crew of emcees and DJs from New York City and Northern New Jersey. It is now known as the Unit. The original" }, { "docid": "10149545", "title": "You Know What You Did", "text": "episode was the network's highest-rated broadcast that year. It was surpassed by \"Paris Changes Everything\", which served as the premiere for the second half of the season, on March 17, 2008; it attracted 4.8 million viewers in its original airing. In the United States, the third season was released as a four-disc DVD set on July 19, 2008. You Know What You Did \"You Know What You Did\" is the first episode of the third season of \"The Hills\". It originally aired on MTV on August 13, 2007. In the episode, Lauren Conrad ends her friendship with former housemate Heidi" }, { "docid": "10149544", "title": "You Know What You Did", "text": "anything you'd get on \"All My Children\".\" Furthermore, Conrad's delivery of the titular line \"You know what you did!\" when speaking to Montag has been recognized as an iconic moment from the series; the staff from \"Us Weekly\" ranked the scene as the most memorable event from the program when recapping highlights from its six seasons in July 2010. In its original broadcast in the United States on August 13, 2007, \"You Know What You Did\" was watched by 3.6 million viewers. Consequently, it became the series' most-viewed episode at the time of its first airing; as August 2007, the" }, { "docid": "10149534", "title": "You Know What You Did", "text": "DiVello, Liz Gateley, Sara Mast, Andrew Perry, Jason Sands, Robyn Schnieders, Sean Travis, Michael \"Spike\" Van Briesen, and Rick Van Meter. The episode was met with generally favorable reviews from critics, who felt that the changed dynamic between Conrad and Montag was entertaining for television. It was additionally notable for Conrad's delivery of the titular line \"You know what you did!\" when speaking to Montag, which has since been recognized as an iconic moment from the series. According to Nielsen ratings, \"You Know What You Did\" was watched by 3.6 million viewers in its original airing. The episode was released" }, { "docid": "7149505", "title": "What the Ancients Did for Us", "text": "What the Ancients Did for Us What the Ancients Did for Us is a 2005 BBC documentary series presented by Adam Hart-Davis that examines the impact of ancient civilizations on modern society. The series was produced in conjunction with the Open University and is a departure from the previous series not only in that each episode is an hour long rather than half an hour (though heavily edited half-hour versions have also been shown), but also in that it does not concentrate on a single period of history but rather one ancient civilization per episode including the Chinese, the Indians" }, { "docid": "7347822", "title": "What Kate Did", "text": "'Dad?' Hurley comments that he did not expect Rose's husband to be white, before Jack quickly changes the subject. The producers felt it was important to address that they are an interracial couple, and that Hurley was saying what the audience would be thinking. Caldwell agreed with them and thought it would be odd if the issue was not addressed. Anderson also was glad that Hurley brought up the issue, and liked that Jack did not pay any attention. The episode gained 21.54 million American viewers in its first airing. What Kate Did \"What Kate Did\" is the 34th episode" }, { "docid": "7578097", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "as Dorry, Bryn McAuley as Joanna, and Dean Stockwell as \"Tramp\". A 1972 UK movie adaptation, \"Katy\", starred Clare Walker, and the 1962 eight-part TV series made in the UK, also called \"Katy\", featured rising star Susan Hampshire in the title role. In 2015, author Jacqueline Wilson wrote her novel \"Katy\", which is a modern retelling of \"What Katy Did\". The August 2016 edition of Storytime featured a new illustrated adaptation with illustrations by Italian artist Marco Guadalupi. \"What Katy Did\" was followed by four sequels: \"What Katy Did at School\" in which Katy and Clover attend the fictional Hillsover" }, { "docid": "7578098", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "School (set in Hanover, New Hampshire); \"What Katy Did Next\", in which a new friend of Katy's takes her on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe; \"Clover\", in which Katy is married and Clover accompanies her brother Phil to Colorado after he falls ill; and \"In the High Valley\", which shows the lives of a handful of young people living in the High Valley in Colorado, including Clover, Elsie and their husbands. What Katy Did What Katy Did is an 1872 children's book written by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey under her pen name Susan Coolidge. It follows the adventures of a twelve-year-old" }, { "docid": "17542106", "title": "What Did You Expect? (film)", "text": "live. The film is being distributed by MVD Entertainment, and was released on DVD in November 2012. It is also available on iTunes, Hulu, and Video-on-Demand. Writing in Punk News, John Gentile said, \"The wilder songs, like 'Audiowhore' where bassist Matt Gentling just gets completely down, stomping around like a T-rex, are nearly berserk, with the band approaching a Stooges-type thrash. 'What Did You Expect?' could pass for Fugazi's wilder side. Gentling just goes nuts on the bass, which is wild. Likewise, the mid-tempo songs like \"Freezing Point\" have an inherent urgency.\" What Did You Expect? (film) What Did You" }, { "docid": "4990447", "title": "Flavor Unit", "text": "Flavor Unit The Flavor Unit is a crew of emcees and DJs from New York City and Northern New Jersey. It is now known as the Unit. The original version of the crew centered on producer the 45 King. It was Mark's connections to radio personalities DJ Red Alert and DJ Chuck Chillout that initially got the crew noticed, but the original members also all had formidable rhyme skills and wrote streetwise lyrics. The 45 King eventually fell into serious drug abuse and Queen Latifah took over the name; it became her umbrella organization. Flavor Unit Management is run by" }, { "docid": "13579047", "title": "What Katy Did Next", "text": "Mrs. Ashe's brother, Ned, they fell in love. When Katy got home, she received a letter from Ned and blushed and ran to her room, leaving Clover and the reader thinking that Katy and Ned may get married in the future. What Katy Did Next What Katy Did Next (1886) is a children's book by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, working under the pen name Susan Coolidge. It follows the stories \"What Katy Did\" (1872) and \"What Katy Did At School\" (1873) and tells the adventures of Katy Carr as she travels to Europe. The book opens by reintroducing the Carr family" }, { "docid": "13579043", "title": "What Katy Did Next", "text": "What Katy Did Next What Katy Did Next (1886) is a children's book by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, working under the pen name Susan Coolidge. It follows the stories \"What Katy Did\" (1872) and \"What Katy Did At School\" (1873) and tells the adventures of Katy Carr as she travels to Europe. The book opens by reintroducing the Carr family and introducing the widow Mrs. Ashe. Mrs. Ashe has her nephew, Walter, over for a visit and it is discovered that he has scarlet fever. Anxious that her only daughter Amy should not contract the disease, Amy is sent to live" }, { "docid": "7578094", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "Cousin Helen: Papa's niece; she cannot walk because of an accident years ago. Despite her suffering she is amusing, cheerful, and kind; just what Katy wants to be. After Katy's accident, Cousin Helen helps her adjust to her illness. Susan Coolidge shared her publisher, Roberts Brothers, with Louisa May Alcott, and \"What Katy Did\" helped satisfy the demand for naturalistic novels about girlhood that followed the 1868 success of \"Little Women\". Like Alcott, Coolidge heightened the realism of her novel by drawing on her own childhood memories. \"What Katy Did\" also illustrates social shifts. First the novel depicts the treatment" }, { "docid": "133442", "title": "Flavor", "text": "is done by a specially trained scientist called a \"flavorist\", whose job combines scientific knowledge of the chemical palette with creativity to develop new and distinctive flavors. The flavor creation begins when the flavorist receives a brief from the client. In the brief, the clients attempt to communicate exactly what type of flavor they seek, in what application it will be used, and any special requirements (e.g., must be all natural). The communication barrier can be quite difficult to overcome since most people are not experienced at describing flavors. The flavorist uses his or her knowledge of the available chemical" }, { "docid": "5753826", "title": "I Did What I Did for Maria", "text": "album, \"Definitive Collection\", which reached number 1 in the UK Albums Chart in 2005. Paper Lace included this song on their 1974 album, \"Paper Lace\". I Did What I Did for Maria \"I Did What I Did for Maria\" is a song recorded by English singer Tony Christie. It was written and produced by Mitch Murray and Peter Callander, who were also responsible for Christie's \"Las Vegas\" and \"Avenues and Alleyways\". The song is about a widower who, on the eve of his execution, recalls how he remorselessly avenged his dead wife, hence the title. It was a number 2" }, { "docid": "5753825", "title": "I Did What I Did for Maria", "text": "I Did What I Did for Maria \"I Did What I Did for Maria\" is a song recorded by English singer Tony Christie. It was written and produced by Mitch Murray and Peter Callander, who were also responsible for Christie's \"Las Vegas\" and \"Avenues and Alleyways\". The song is about a widower who, on the eve of his execution, recalls how he remorselessly avenged his dead wife, hence the title. It was a number 2 UK hit in June 1971, and was also a hit in Ireland, where it also reached number 2. The track later appeared on Christie's compilation" }, { "docid": "9521020", "title": "What the Hell Have I", "text": "but was shelved at the time and used later for the \"Last Action Hero\" soundtrack. Contrary to popular belief, Jerry Cantrell did not use a traditional sitar during the recording session although he did attempt to play one but was unsure how. While experimenting with sounds, he adopted a guitar-sitar into the session to achieve the sound of the opening riff. In the liner notes of 1999's \"Music Bank\" box set collection, guitarist Jerry Cantrell said of the song: \"What the Hell Have I\" was released to radio stations on June 7, 1993 in support of Alice in Chains' appearance" }, { "docid": "3994152", "title": "Look What I Did", "text": "I Were You I Wouldn't<nowiki>\"</nowiki> in January 2016 on their YouTube account, followed by \"Fireball\" in June 2016, their first songs released since 'Zanzibar III : Analog Prison'. The band was named after friend's child said the phrase 'Mommy, look what I did', about a drawing to her mother when Barry was talking to her over the phone discussing what the band's name should be. Look What I Did Look What I Did is an American post-hardcore band, formed in 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The music combines elements of jazz/fusion, hardcore, metal, and progressive pop punk. The band is" }, { "docid": "8334567", "title": "What Did He Say?", "text": "– 0:31 16. \"A Little Buzz\" – 2:46 17. \"Kids Didn't Change\" – 0:54 18. \"Heaven Is Where the Heart Is\" – 5:03 What Did He Say? What Did He Say? is the second solo album released by bassist Victor Wooten. 1. \"Yo Victa\" – 0:07 2. \"What Did He Say?\" – 3:20 3. \"What You Won't Do for Love\" – 4:43 4. \"Cherokee\" – 1:49 5. \"Don't Wanna Cry\" – 5:07 6. \"The Lonliest Monk\" – 4:36 7. \"A Chance\" – 2:54 8. \"Radio W-OO-10\" – 1:06 9. \"Norwegian Wood\" – 4:52 10. \"Bro John\" – 4:18 11. \"Naima\"" }, { "docid": "8334566", "title": "What Did He Say?", "text": "What Did He Say? What Did He Say? is the second solo album released by bassist Victor Wooten. 1. \"Yo Victa\" – 0:07 2. \"What Did He Say?\" – 3:20 3. \"What You Won't Do for Love\" – 4:43 4. \"Cherokee\" – 1:49 5. \"Don't Wanna Cry\" – 5:07 6. \"The Lonliest Monk\" – 4:36 7. \"A Chance\" – 2:54 8. \"Radio W-OO-10\" – 1:06 9. \"Norwegian Wood\" – 4:52 10. \"Bro John\" – 4:18 11. \"Naima\" – 5:57 12. \"Sometimes I Laugh\" – 3:20 13. \"My Life\" – 4:45 14. \"The Sojourn of Arjuna\" – 6:29 15. \"Buzz Ntro\"" }, { "docid": "19071773", "title": "Did You Ever Have a Family", "text": "Did You Ever Have a Family Did You Ever Have a Family is the debut novel by American literary agent and author Bill Clegg, published in 2015. The novel focuses on June Reid, a beautiful, rich Connecticut woman. On the night before her daughter’s wedding, June Reid loses her daughter, her daughter’s fiancé, her ex-husband, and her boyfriend in a tragic house fire. Grief-stricken, she drives across the country to Washington. Over the course of her journey, details slowly emerge about what caused the fire and its impact on the community. \"Did You Ever Have a Family\" received favourable reviews" }, { "docid": "9456555", "title": "Flavor of Life", "text": "top five on Chaku-Uta full song downloads. The Original Version went on to stay at number one at iTunes Japan until April 20, 2007, when Spitz's Lookin' For took the position. \"The \"Flavor Of Life -ballad version-\" aired on radio in Japan on January 15, 2007, the same day as the release of the PV. The song has since reached the top ten airplay rankings of various FM Japanese radio charts. On MUSIC LOUNGE radio in Japan \"Flavor Of Life -ballad version-\" reached the number one ranking. On February 19, 2007, the original version of \"Flavor Of Life\" was aired" }, { "docid": "9456551", "title": "Flavor of Life", "text": "iTunes Japan and other online dealers became available on February 28, 2007. \"Flavor Of Life -ballad version-\" debuted at number four on iTunes, but peaked at number 2 due to the original version's stay at number one. On March 7, 2007, approximately one week after news of 2,000,000 downloads, it was confirmed that \"Flavor Of Life\" had sold over a million more downloads, totaling three million downloads. On March 8, 2007, the \"Flavor Of Life -ballad version-\" fell to number two on Chaku-Uta's composite chart to the original version. It remained at number one on ring tones and number two" }, { "docid": "16918902", "title": "What Richard Did", "text": "Festival in Turkey. The film was released on DVD in Ireland on 8 February 2013. What Richard Did What Richard Did is a 2012 Irish film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Malcolm Campbell. The film is loosely based on Kevin Power's \"Bad Day in Blackrock\", a fictionalised novel inspired by the real-life death of Brian Murphy in 2000. It won the best Irish film of the year award at the 10th Irish Film & Television Awards and was the most commercially successful Irish film of 2012. It has screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and the" }, { "docid": "16918894", "title": "What Richard Did", "text": "What Richard Did What Richard Did is a 2012 Irish film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Malcolm Campbell. The film is loosely based on Kevin Power's \"Bad Day in Blackrock\", a fictionalised novel inspired by the real-life death of Brian Murphy in 2000. It won the best Irish film of the year award at the 10th Irish Film & Television Awards and was the most commercially successful Irish film of 2012. It has screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival and the BFI London Film Festival and was selected to screen at the Tribeca Film Festival in" }, { "docid": "7578085", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "up: \"What Katy Did at School\" and \"What Katy Did Next\". Two further sequels relating the adventures of Katy's younger siblings were also published—\"Clover\" and \"In the High Valley\". The books were frequently reprinted and all are available online. Coolidge modeled Katy on her own childhood self, and the other 'Little Carrs' on her brothers and sisters. The title is a play on the katydid, a family of insects – which explains the insects on the first edition book cover. 12-year-old Katy Carr lives with her widowed father and her two brothers and three sisters in Burnet, a small midwestern" }, { "docid": "7347814", "title": "What Kate Did", "text": "What Kate Did \"What Kate Did\" is the 34th episode of \"Lost\". It is the ninth episode of the second season. The episode was directed by Paul Edwards, and written by Steven Maeda and Craig Wright. It first aired on November 30, 2005, on ABC. The character of Kate Austen is featured in the episode's flashbacks. Kate Austen kills her alcoholic stepfather, Wayne Jansen, by blowing up his house. Kate confronts her mother, Diane Austen. Kate reveals that she took out an insurance policy under Diane's name. Later, Kate attempts to buy a ticket to Tallahassee, when she is arrested" }, { "docid": "11856925", "title": "What Hetty Did", "text": "What Hetty Did What Hetty Did is the seventh novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1988 when he was 76 years old. The novel describes the experiences of an 18-year-old girl. Hetty Birtwisle has been brought up by adoptive parents in the Fens; after a beating by her father, discovering that she was adopted, she flees to Birmingham where she has learnt she was born and alters her surname to Beauchamp. Hetty Beauchamp comes across several characters from Carr's other novels in the boarding house in which she lives, including Emma Foxberrow, a teacher in \"The Harpole Report\" and Edward" }, { "docid": "11856928", "title": "What Hetty Did", "text": "early 20s. The story was adapted by Ellen Dryden for BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Drama in 2004. What Hetty Did What Hetty Did is the seventh novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1988 when he was 76 years old. The novel describes the experiences of an 18-year-old girl. Hetty Birtwisle has been brought up by adoptive parents in the Fens; after a beating by her father, discovering that she was adopted, she flees to Birmingham where she has learnt she was born and alters her surname to Beauchamp. Hetty Beauchamp comes across several characters from Carr's other novels in" }, { "docid": "7578084", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "What Katy Did What Katy Did is an 1872 children's book written by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey under her pen name Susan Coolidge. It follows the adventures of a twelve-year-old American girl, Katy Carr, and her family who live in the fictional lakeside Ohio town of Burnet in the 1860s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. When a terrible accident makes her an invalid, her illness and four-year recovery gradually teach her to be as good and kind as she has always wanted. Two sequels follow Katy as she grows" }, { "docid": "17247248", "title": "What Katie Did (company)", "text": "Thomas has also appeared advising on corsets on ABC's Nightline in 2012 and in the same year was nominated for Cosmopolitan's Businesswoman of the Year. The brand recreates designs from the 1950s including the bullet bra, which has been worn by celebrities such as Madonna and Rihanna. What Katie Did are also known for their steel boned corsets. Models for the company include Bernie Dexter, Missy Malone, Jami Deadly and Miss Polly Rae. What Katie Did (company) What Katie Did is a British lingerie design house founded in 1999 by Katie Thomas. In 1999, being unable to afford fully fashioned" }, { "docid": "18787754", "title": "What I Did Right", "text": "daughter. All three examples are connected by a chorus stating \"\"I'll take this one day and figure out what I did right / And I'll do it the same way for the rest of my life.\"\" Deborah Evans Price of \"Billboard\" reviewed the song favorably, saying that \"Like 'I Hope You Dance'…the song will touch a universal chord with everyone who has experienced a moment so perfect they wish they could capture it and live it over again.\" What I Did Right \"What I Did Right\" is a song recorded by American country music group Sons of the Desert. It" }, { "docid": "3994147", "title": "Look What I Did", "text": "Look What I Did Look What I Did is an American post-hardcore band, formed in 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The music combines elements of jazz/fusion, hardcore, metal, and progressive pop punk. The band is known for its intense live show, described by Cincinnati CityBeat as a \"live act capable of unleashing a scary, uncontrolled intensity bordering on dangerous,\" and oft-satirical eccentric lyrics. Look What I Did was formed in 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee by singer Barry Donegan and guitarist Colby Shea. Miles McPherson (drums, currently drumming for Kelly Clarkson) and Chris Bradley (bass) were added before the band's first" }, { "docid": "16756603", "title": "What Did You Expect? (Michael Cohen album)", "text": "What Did You Expect? (Michael Cohen album) What Did You Expect? is an album by the American singer-songwriter Michael Cohen which was released on Folkways Records (FS 8582 Folkways Records, 1973). The album was re-released by Smithsonian Folkways Records as a compact disc (FW0852 Smithsonian Folkways Records). It is Cohen's second album, following his self released debut \"Mike Cohen\" (1972). The original LP carried a sticker on the front cover which stated, \"Songs sensitively and honestly dealing with the experiences of being gay, written and sung by this brilliant young artist Solos and group. \"This album, along with Steven Grossman" }, { "docid": "7578096", "title": "What Katy Did", "text": "in her bedroom, makes the best of things and waits, hoping to outgrow her injury. There is no physical therapy – instead Katy is warned to avoid too much movement lest she \"set herself back\". Cousin Helen manages to travel a little, and even goes for a hydrotherapy water cure at one point, but it is made clear that she has no hope of ever walking again. Two TV movies and a brief TV series have been based on \"What Katy Did\". The most recent film (1999) starred Alison Pill as Katy, with Megan Follows as Cousin Helen, Michael Cera" }, { "docid": "20092676", "title": "Look at What the Light Did Now", "text": "Kinks and Peggy Lee, and two studio recordings of a new song, \"Look at What the Light Did Now\", written by Little Wings. Prior to its December 2010 home video release, the documentary screened at number of international fall festivals, including the 2010 Raindance Film Festival in London, CPH:DOX in Copenhagen, and the Pop Montreal music festival in Quebec. \"Look at What the Light Did Now\" marks both Feist's first official documentary and first official live album. \"Look at What the Light Did Now\" received limited reviews upon release that were mostly positive. Music site Drowned in Sound gave the" }, { "docid": "19047116", "title": "Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen", "text": "dishes, and after 12 months of research, they found the best mixing ratio and developed the fried chicken fried noodles. There are many variations of \"buldak-bokkeum-myeon\". Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen, or \"buldak-bokkeum-myeon\" () in Korean language is the original product of Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen, which was launched in April, 2012. Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen Cheese, or \"chijeu-buldak-bokkeum-myeon\" () in Korean language is a version of Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen with Cheese powder, released in March, 2016. Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen Ice, or \"kul-buldak-bokkeum-myeon\" () in Korean language is an annual limited edition of Hot Chicken Flavor Ramen sold only" }, { "docid": "8543560", "title": "What the Rose did to the Cypress", "text": "lived happily with his four wives. What the Rose did to the Cypress What the Rose did to the Cypress is a Persian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in \"The Brown Fairy Book\" (1904), with the note \"Translated from two Persian MSS. in the possession of the British Museum and the India Office, and adapted, with some reservations, by Annette S. Beveridge.\" A king had three sons. The oldest went hunting and chased a deer, giving orders that it should be captured rather than killed. It led him to a sandy waste where his horse died. He found a" }, { "docid": "8543549", "title": "What the Rose did to the Cypress", "text": "What the Rose did to the Cypress What the Rose did to the Cypress is a Persian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in \"The Brown Fairy Book\" (1904), with the note \"Translated from two Persian MSS. in the possession of the British Museum and the India Office, and adapted, with some reservations, by Annette S. Beveridge.\" A king had three sons. The oldest went hunting and chased a deer, giving orders that it should be captured rather than killed. It led him to a sandy waste where his horse died. He found a tree with a spring beneath it" }, { "docid": "8543550", "title": "What the Rose did to the Cypress", "text": "and drank. A faqir asked him what he did there. He told him his story and asked the faqir's, repeating when the faqir put him off, until the faqir told him he had been a king, and his seven sons had all tried to win a princess whose hand could only be won by answering the riddle, \"What did the rose do to the cypress?\" and died for their failure. His grief sent him into the desert. This inspired the son with a love for the same princess. His attendants found him and brought him back, but he grew ill" }, { "docid": "15721808", "title": "What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat?", "text": "What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat? What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat? Diet in Biblical Times is a 2008 book by Nathan MacDonald that discusses the foods eaten by Israelites during the time that the Bible was written. MacDonald, a theologian who serves as a lecturer at St Andrews University, used biblical texts as well as archaeological and anthropological evidence in his attempts to determine the diet of the Israelites. MacDonald decided to write the book while writing another book on the symbolism of food in the Hebrew Bible that contained a chapter on the diet of the Israelites. Nathan" }, { "docid": "7149508", "title": "What the Ancients Did for Us", "text": "inventions that emerged from Ancient Greece. This episode features reports from around the British Isles by Hart-Davis and Darling elaborated by demonstrations from Jopson and a variety of experts that examine the ideas and inventions of the Ancient Britons. What the Ancients Did for Us What the Ancients Did for Us is a 2005 BBC documentary series presented by Adam Hart-Davis that examines the impact of ancient civilizations on modern society. The series was produced in conjunction with the Open University and is a departure from the previous series not only in that each episode is an hour long rather" }, { "docid": "19446423", "title": "What the Hell Did I Say", "text": "part of the album's pre-release video series. The official music video was released on July 9, 2017. Also directed by Edwards, the video is composed of footage from Bentley's 2017 tour. What the Hell Did I Say \"What the Hell Did I Say\" is a song co-written and recorded by country music artist Dierks Bentley. It was released in June 2017 as the fourth single from his 2016 album \"Black\". This is the second collaboration by Bentley, Kear and Tompkins, following the highly successful No. 1 single \"Drunk on a Plane\". However, unlike \"Drunk\", this song underperformed and became the" }, { "docid": "19446422", "title": "What the Hell Did I Say", "text": "What the Hell Did I Say \"What the Hell Did I Say\" is a song co-written and recorded by country music artist Dierks Bentley. It was released in June 2017 as the fourth single from his 2016 album \"Black\". This is the second collaboration by Bentley, Kear and Tompkins, following the highly successful No. 1 single \"Drunk on a Plane\". However, unlike \"Drunk\", this song underperformed and became the lowest charting single of Bentley's career. The song is about getting intoxicated and giving a girl false promises. A promotional video directed by Wes Edwards premiered on April 29, 2016 as" }, { "docid": "15721809", "title": "What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat?", "text": "MacDonald argues that the diet of the Israelites was very high in bread and grains and often contained little meat or vegetables, leading many to become deficient in vitamins and minerals. He also notes that they endured frequent famines. He criticizes the Bible Diet and maintains that the bible is best used to provide religious and moral, rather than nutritional, instruction. He argues that while people who attempt to determine an ideal diet based on the bible may offer sound nutritional advice, they frequently use flawed hermeneutics to arrive at their conclusions. What Did the Ancient Israelites Eat? What Did" }, { "docid": "15040232", "title": "Filling Up the City Skies", "text": "over the skyline of Hong Kong. The original release included an additional track, \"Speaking of Happiness\", which was later removed for copyright reasons. Filling Up The City Skies Filling Up the City Skies Filling Up The City Skies is the second studio album by the American electronic music producer Pretty Lights, released on October 30, 2008 by Pretty Lights Music. It is a double album as well as the first album released after Michal Menert's departure from the project, leaving Derek Vincent Smith as the only one left to continue the project. Because of this, the album cover reads \"Derek" }, { "docid": "16351731", "title": "Hale's Filling Station and Grocery", "text": "not in use. Hale's Filling Station and Grocery Hale's Filling Station and Grocery is a site on the National Register of Historic Places located in Roosevelt County, Montana. It was added to the Register on August 16, 1994. It was a service station and a grocery store built probably in the late 1920s. It is located on what was in 1994, an abandoned segment of old U.S. 2, between Bainville and Culbertson, Montana in the far northeastern corner of the state. It was the only remaining original building of the former town of Lanark. When listed in 1994, the building" }, { "docid": "16351730", "title": "Hale's Filling Station and Grocery", "text": "Hale's Filling Station and Grocery Hale's Filling Station and Grocery is a site on the National Register of Historic Places located in Roosevelt County, Montana. It was added to the Register on August 16, 1994. It was a service station and a grocery store built probably in the late 1920s. It is located on what was in 1994, an abandoned segment of old U.S. 2, between Bainville and Culbertson, Montana in the far northeastern corner of the state. It was the only remaining original building of the former town of Lanark. When listed in 1994, the building was vacant and" }, { "docid": "7609419", "title": "May West", "text": "longtime competitor, Vachon Inc. Vachon continued to market them under the Stuart brand, before retiring the Stuart brand and rebranding the line to reflect a consolidated Vachon lineup. The original creme filling was custard, however it has since then been replaced by a shortening-based vanilla creme close in taste and texture to the filling found in Twinkies. May West A May West (originally called a \"Mae West\", after the eponymous movie star, but the spelling was changed in the 1980s) is a round dessert cake with creme filling. It was created in Canada, and continues to be particularly popular in" }, { "docid": "17247247", "title": "What Katie Did (company)", "text": "What Katie Did (company) What Katie Did is a British lingerie design house founded in 1999 by Katie Thomas. In 1999, being unable to afford fully fashioned stockings, Thomas decided to invest in nylons to sell at The London Fetish Fair. This led to Thomas creating her own website. In 2002, What Katie Did's first reproduction of the Bullet bra was launched, the first to be produced in the country. The next year, the company opened a boutique in London Portobello. In 2010, Thomas was asked to advise on an bra of Marilyn Monroe that was put up for auction." }, { "docid": "9456553", "title": "Flavor of Life", "text": "2008, according to Barks.jp, digital sales for \"Flavor of Life\" had reached 8 million copies, accounting for over half of the 15 million downloads for Utada's current album, \"HEART STATION\". On February 19, 2007, the original version of \"Flavor Of Life\" was released as a ring tone as well. It debuted at number 45 on the Chaku-Uta download chart and rose to the top five within a week. As of February 27, 2007, the original version ring tone has peaked at number four. Despite being overshadowed in ring tone sales, the original version outshined the ballad version in full song" }, { "docid": "12013116", "title": "What the Stuarts Did for Us", "text": "science-fiction. What the Stuarts Did for Us What the Stuarts Did for Us is a 2002 BBC documentary series that examines the impact of the Stuart period on modern society. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in architecture and life-style. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in science and engineering. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in economics and politics. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in science" }, { "docid": "12013115", "title": "What the Stuarts Did for Us", "text": "What the Stuarts Did for Us What the Stuarts Did for Us is a 2002 BBC documentary series that examines the impact of the Stuart period on modern society. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in architecture and life-style. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in science and engineering. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in economics and politics. Hart-Davis travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Stuart Period in science and" }, { "docid": "7327697", "title": "I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer", "text": "I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer is a 2006 American slasher film. Released direct-to-video, the film is the third and final installment of \"I Know What You Did Last Summer\" series, but does not have any of the cast returning from the first two installments. The film instead takes the basic myth of the series and starts it over with a new set of characters. \"I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer\" was released on DVD and Blu-ray on August 15, 2006. In 2005, Amber Williams (Brooke Nevin), her" }, { "docid": "10802423", "title": "What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It?", "text": "What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It? What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It? is a book by biblical scholar and archaeologist William G. Dever detailing his response to the claims of minimalists to the historicity and value of the Hebrew Bible. Dever's book is a response to recent trends in biblical scholarship and biblical archaeology which question whether the bible can be used as a reliable tool for interpreting history. The book begins with Dever's explanation of the \"minimalist\" position, which holds that the bible is a product of" }, { "docid": "6923936", "title": "Flavor of Love", "text": "Flavor of Love Flavor of Love is an American reality television dating game show starring Flavor Flav of the rap group Public Enemy. While not a direct spin-off, the show was a result of Brigitte Nielsen and Flavor Flav's failed relationship on \"Strange Love\", as well as \"The Surreal Life\". Those two series as well as Flavor of Love (Seasons 1-2 only) have aired in repeats on TV Guide Network. The third season of \"Flavor of Love\" began on Monday February 11, 2008 at 9/8c. On May 14, 2008, it was announced that \"Flavor of Love 3\" would be the" }, { "docid": "10149533", "title": "You Know What You Did", "text": "You Know What You Did \"You Know What You Did\" is the first episode of the third season of \"The Hills\". It originally aired on MTV on August 13, 2007. In the episode, Lauren Conrad ends her friendship with former housemate Heidi Montag after suspecting that Heidi and her boyfriend Spencer Pratt fabricated rumors of a sex tape involving Lauren and her ex-boyfriend Jason Wahler. The ensuing feud between the women becomes a central focus of the series, and is carried through each subsequent season in which Conrad appears. \"You Know What You Did\" was produced by Tony DiSanto, Adam" }, { "docid": "7263691", "title": "I Saw What You Did", "text": "2016, Shout! Factory released the film for the first time on Blu-ray Disc under their sub-label, Scream Factory. \"I Saw What You Did\" was remade for television in 1988 with Robert Carradine, David Carradine, Tammy Lauren and Shawnee Smith. I Saw What You Did I Saw What You Did is a 1965 American horror-thriller film released by Universal Pictures and starring Joan Crawford and John Ireland. The plot follows two teenage girls who find themselves in serious danger after making a prank phone call to a man who has just murdered his wife. The screenplay by William P. McGivern was" }, { "docid": "16049220", "title": "What Did I Do?", "text": "What Did I Do? \"What Did I Do?\" is a song by Kele Okereke, released as the first single from his EP \"The Hunter\". The song's music video was released on 13 September 2011, with the song being released as a digital single in Japan 10 days later. The song features vocals from singer Lucy Taylor. The single was produced by constant collaborator XXXChange and mixed by Sub Focus. The single's cover is the same as the cover for \"The Hunter\" EP. On 16 November 2011, Liberator Music released a remix of the single by All The Lights to the" }, { "docid": "18787753", "title": "What I Did Right", "text": "What I Did Right \"What I Did Right\" is a song recorded by American country music group Sons of the Desert. It was released in February 2001 as the third single from the album \"Change\". The song reached number 22 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Lead singer Drew Womack wrote the song with Sonny LeMaire. The song is a ballad about treasuring moments in the narrator's life, using three examples: an expression of pride from a grandfather who fought in World War II, of love from the narrator's wife, and of comfort from the narrator's newborn" }, { "docid": "3994150", "title": "Look What I Did", "text": "the band signed a deal with new label Modernist Movement. The album \"Atlas Drugged\" was released on February 9, 2010 via Modernist Movement Recordings. Atlas Drugged was also produced by Brian Virtue. Decibel magazine referred to the band in a review of Atlas Drugged, \"Look What I Did crush on political philosophers, put Latin words in their song titles and generally get off on being a bunch of wiseasses to spazzed-out Adderall punk.\". The album title is play on Ayn Rand's 1957 novel 'Atlas Shrugged' In 2013, Look What I Did began revealing songs set to be released on their" }, { "docid": "10802427", "title": "What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It?", "text": "up the argument of the book, stating that there was an ancient Israel, that the bible was written from a genuine historical core, and that archaeology can identify this core and prevent Israel from being \"written out of history\". The book received mixed reviews. Conservative scholars commended Dever for his critique on minimalism but were disappointed by his failure to defend the historicity of the bible prior to the age of David and Solomon. Others chided his inability to distance himself from his obsessions: What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It? What Did the Biblical" }, { "docid": "17338140", "title": "What Did I Do to You?", "text": "What Did I Do to You? \"What Did I Do to You?\" is a song recorded by British singer Lisa Stansfield for her 1989 album, \"Affection\". It was written by Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andy Morris, and produced by Devaney and Morris. The song received positive reviews from music critics. \"What Did I Do to You?\" was released as the fourth European single on 30 April 1990. It included three previously unreleased songs written by Stansfield, Devaney and Morris: \"My Apple Heart,\" \"Lay Me Down\" and \"Something's Happenin'.\" \"What Did I Do to You?\" was remixed by Mark Saunders and" }, { "docid": "13686289", "title": "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War?", "text": "on such a scale that \"this time there would also have to be a vast recruitment of men like Daddy\". There were 1.4 million new volunteers in 1915, up from 1 million in 1914. 2.4 million Britons, or approximately 30% of military aged men, had volunteered for military service. Scholars believe the \"scale and nature of enlistment in Great Britain and the Dominions suggest the nations' emotional investment in the war\". Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have written that the campaign of mass propaganda, including what they describe as the \"guilt-inducing and brutal messages\" such as \"Daddy, what did YOU" }, { "docid": "7327706", "title": "I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer", "text": "He described the directing, editing, script, and acting all as predictable and uninteresting, ultimately summarizing the film as \"Not so much outrageously awful as it is deadly dry and dishwater dull\". I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer is a 2006 American slasher film. Released direct-to-video, the film is the third and final installment of \"I Know What You Did Last Summer\" series, but does not have any of the cast returning from the first two installments. The film instead takes the basic myth of the series and starts it over" }, { "docid": "133443", "title": "Flavor", "text": "ingredients to create a formula and compound it on an electronic balance. The flavor is then submitted to the client for testing. Several iterations, with feedback from the client, may be needed before the right flavor is found. Additional work may also be done by the flavor company. For example, the flavor company may conduct sensory taste tests to test consumer acceptance of a flavor before it is sent to the client or to further investigate the \"sensory space\". The flavor company may also employ application specialists who work to ensure the flavor will work in the application for which" }, { "docid": "133444", "title": "Flavor", "text": "it is intended. This may require special flavor delivery technologies that are used to protect the flavor during processing or cooking so that the flavor is only released when eaten by the end consumer. Few standards are available or being prepared for sensory analysis of flavors. In chemical analysis of flavors, solid phase extraction, solid phase microextraction, and headspace gas chromatography are applied to extract and separate the flavor compounds in the sample. The determination is typically done by various mass spectrometric techniques. A flavor lexicon can aid the development of objective language for food. Flavor Flavor (American English) or" }, { "docid": "8340636", "title": "Filling-in", "text": "resonance imaging). Perna \"et al.\" (2005) used fMRI to investigate the neuronal mechanisms responsible for the Craik–O'Brien–Cornsweet illusion. These authors recorded the activity in different brain areas when observers were presented with a Cornsweet visual stimulus, and compared the activities with those elicited by a similar image, which however did not elicit any brightness filling-in. Contrary to the predictions of isomorphic filling-in, these authors found an identical response to the stimulus that induced filling-in and to the control stimulus in early visual cortex. Recently, Cornelissen \"et al.\" (2006) performed a similar experiment involving the simultaneous contrast illusion. These authors presented" }, { "docid": "12013123", "title": "What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us", "text": "idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the features of modern transportation. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the features of modern medicine. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the features of modern warfare. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the features of modern city life. What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us is a BBC documentary series produced in conjunction" }, { "docid": "15292797", "title": "What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?", "text": "What Did You Expect from The Vaccines? What Did You Expect from The Vaccines? is the debut studio album by English indie rock band The Vaccines. It was released on 11 March 2011 by Columbia Records, entering the UK Albums Chart at #4, going on to become the biggest-selling debut by a band in 2011. Two singles preceded the release of the album which attained generally positive reviews and gold status by May of the same year. The first single from the album, \"Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)\" / \"Blow It Up\" was released in the United Kingdom on 22" }, { "docid": "12013122", "title": "What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us", "text": "What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us is a BBC documentary series produced in conjunction with the Open University that examines the impact of the Industrial Revolution on modern society. It was originally broadcast on BBC Two from 7 October to 11 November 2003. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the modern material world. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the idea and inventions of the Industrial Revolution that created the features of modern working life. Cruickshank travels around Britain to introduce the" }, { "docid": "15292800", "title": "What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?", "text": "cites \"I, Jonathan\" by Jonathan Richman, \"Milo Goes to College\" by Descendents and \"California Girls\" by The Beach Boys as his major inspirations during the writing of this album. All lyrics written by Justin Young; all music composed by The Vaccines. What Did You Expect from The Vaccines? What Did You Expect from The Vaccines? is the debut studio album by English indie rock band The Vaccines. It was released on 11 March 2011 by Columbia Records, entering the UK Albums Chart at #4, going on to become the biggest-selling debut by a band in 2011. Two singles preceded the" }, { "docid": "20510068", "title": "What the Hell Did I Just Read", "text": "What the Hell Did I Just Read What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror is a 2017 comic horror novel written by Jason Pargin under the pseudonym of David Wong. It is the third book in the series after \"John Dies at the End\" and \"This Book Is Full of Spiders\". The novel continues to follow author surrogate David Wong, his best friend John and his girlfriend Amy, who are living in an American Midwest town, the name of which is Undisclosed. The town has long been a place from which eldritch creatures enter our" }, { "docid": "20510080", "title": "What the Hell Did I Just Read", "text": "and the gratuity... to tell a story of survival that, despite its many absurdities, is one we’re all living.\" Maddie Crum of The Washington Post gave a semi-positive review, noting that \"the brisk story is too often stalled by crass bits\" and that issues such as class anxiety are brought up, but remain unexplored. What the Hell Did I Just Read What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror is a 2017 comic horror novel written by Jason Pargin under the pseudonym of David Wong. It is the third book in the series after \"John Dies" }, { "docid": "20093473", "title": "The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did", "text": "titular character few favors.\" The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did \"The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did\" is the seventh episode of the British science fiction television series \"Class\". It was released online by BBC Three on 26 November 2016. The episode was written by series creator Patrick Ness and directed by Wayne Che Yip; it acts as a companion piece to the previous episode \"Detained\", also written by Ness and directed by Che Yip. \"Class\" follows four students of Coal Hill Academy and their alien teacher, as they deal with various alien threats. The episode takes place concurrently" }, { "docid": "20093463", "title": "The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did", "text": "The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did \"The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did\" is the seventh episode of the British science fiction television series \"Class\". It was released online by BBC Three on 26 November 2016. The episode was written by series creator Patrick Ness and directed by Wayne Che Yip; it acts as a companion piece to the previous episode \"Detained\", also written by Ness and directed by Che Yip. \"Class\" follows four students of Coal Hill Academy and their alien teacher, as they deal with various alien threats. The episode takes place concurrently with \"Detained\", following Miss" }, { "docid": "20092675", "title": "Look at What the Light Did Now", "text": "Look at What the Light Did Now Look at What the Light Did Now is a documentary/live album DVD/CD by Canadian indie pop artist Feist, first released in December 2010. The DVD comprises an 80-minute documentary directed by Anthony Seck, five music videos from 2007 album The Reminder, and a number of live performances recorded between 2007 and 2009, including covers of songs by artists such as Little River Band and Ron Sexsmith. The set's accompanying CD features live tracks and solo piano takes of tracks from \"The Reminder\", along with live covers of songs by artists such as The" }, { "docid": "1068099", "title": "Twinkie", "text": "Twinkies contained and had a mass of 42.5 grams. The new Twinkies also have a longer shelf life of 45 days, which was also a change made before bankruptcy, compared to the 26 days of the original Twinkies. Twinkies have notably been used as a component ingredient in other dishes. Hostess has published two recipe compilation books, in 2006 and, more recently, in 2015 for the snack cake's 85th anniversary. A deep-fried Twinkie involves freezing the cake, dipping it into batter, and deep-frying it. A story in \"The New York Times\" about the deep fried Twinkie with its inventor—Christopher Sell," }, { "docid": "17609113", "title": "Unique Flavor", "text": "Lakshmi Betiyann\". The show is also currently airing on E Channel. The drama is broadcasting now in 8TV in original Hokkien language under the English title \"The Life Of Night Market\" for two episodes with one hour each from Monday to Friday, at 11:30 MST and 14:00 MST with a 30 minutes break of its Midday Mandarin News at 12:30 MST. Unique Flavor Unique Flavor () is a Taiwanese Hokkien television drama that began airing on SET Taiwan in Taiwan on 16 August 2006, from Mondays to Fridays, and ends on 19 September 2007, with a total of 286 episodes." }, { "docid": "17384655", "title": "Flavor Unit Entertainment", "text": "Flavor Unit Entertainment Flavor Unit Entertainment is an American entertainment company originally launched in Jersey City, New Jersey, but is now based in Miami, Florida, United States. The company was founded by Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere in 1995. The company produces films and television shows. In February 2013, Netflix signed an exclusive multi-year licensing deal with Flavor Unit Entertainment. Netflix will have its pick of movies produced by Flavor Unit Entertainment to debut on its internet streaming service. In April 2014, Flavor Unit Entertainment entered into an exclusive programming partnership with Centric which will re-brand the cable television channel" }, { "docid": "8753247", "title": "Symplectic filling", "text": "of the contact form \"α\". It is known that this list is strictly increasing in difficulty in the sense that there are examples of contact 3-manifolds with weak but no strong filling, and others that have strong but no Stein filling. Further, it can be shown that each type of filling is an example of the one preceding it, so that a Stein filling is a strong symplectic filling, for example. It used to be that one spoke of \"semi-fillings\" in this context, which means that \"X\" is one of possibly many boundary components of \"W\", but it has been" }, { "docid": "17542105", "title": "What Did You Expect? (film)", "text": "What Did You Expect? (film) What Did You Expect?, which made its film festival debut in June, 2012, is a live concert documentary capturing the Archers of Loaf reunion tour, directed by Gorman Bechard. Indie rock icons the Archers of Loaf reunited in 2011, and during the course of their reunion tour played two legendary concerts at Cat's Cradle in Chapel Hill, NC. Combining in-your-face concert footage along with rare interviews of the band, this film by director Gorman Bechard documents those concerts, and captures the excitement and explosive energy of what its like to see this extraordinary band perform" }, { "docid": "14552732", "title": "The Great Filling Station Holdup", "text": "according to B.J. McElvee, country promotion manager for ABC-Dunhill Records. \"Billboard\" magazine reported that only the A-side was promoted to country radio, because the word \"screw\" (repeatedly used in \"Why Don't We Get Drunk\") was not generally acceptable in country radio programming at the time; however, \"Why Don't We Get Drunk\" was played by some \"underground\" stations on FM radio. \"Why Don't We Get Drunk\" was identified by \"Billboard\" as a \"jukebox favorite\" more than three years after its original release. The Great Filling Station Holdup \"The Great Filling Station Hold Up\" is a song written and performed by American" }, { "docid": "14606889", "title": "Warmed-over flavor", "text": "Warmed-over flavor Warmed-over flavor is an unpleasant characteristic usually associated with meat which has been cooked and then refrigerated. The deterioration of meat flavor is most noticeable upon reheating. As cooking and subsequent refrigeration is the case with most convenience foods containing meat, it is a significant challenge to the processed food industry. The flavor is variously described as \"rancid,\" \"stale,\" and like \"cardboard,\" and even compared to \"damp dog hair.\" Warmed-over flavor is caused by the oxidative decomposition of lipids (fatty substances) in the meat into chemicals (short-chain aldehydes or ketones) which have an unpleasant taste or odor. This" }, { "docid": "13930849", "title": "What Did the Lady Forget?", "text": "couple soon make up and Tokiko seems even charmed by her husband's new-found \"manliness\". Meanwhile, Setsuko is leaving Tokyo. In a date with Okada, Komiya's student, she negotiates how they will treat each other if they settle down and get married. In 2010, the BFI released a Region 2 DVD of the film as a bonus feature on its Dual Format Edition (Blu-ray + DVD) of \"Early Summer\". What Did the Lady Forget? Komiya (Tatsuo Saitō) is an affluent, respected and good-natured professor of medicine at a Tokyo university. He has a wife, Tokiko (Sumiko Kurishima), though they are without" }, { "docid": "13930846", "title": "What Did the Lady Forget?", "text": "What Did the Lady Forget? Komiya (Tatsuo Saitō) is an affluent, respected and good-natured professor of medicine at a Tokyo university. He has a wife, Tokiko (Sumiko Kurishima), though they are without children. His niece from Osaka, Setsuko (Michiko Kuwano) comes for a visit. A liberated young lady who smokes and drinks, Setsuko finds Tokiko's attempts to interfere with and control her behaviour annoying. Tokiko asks her husband to go for his usual weekend golfing trip, though Komiya is not keen. So as not to vex his wife, Komiya leaves anyway, and writes a postcard telling his wife the weather" }, { "docid": "20558752", "title": "What Did I Promise Her Last Night", "text": "failed relationships and one-night stands and wonders to himself if he could have been the one to provide her the lasting relationship she had been longing for. The single peaked at No. 4 in February 1978 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles chart, and No. 2 on the Canadian \"RPM\" Country Singles chart about the same time. What Did I Promise Her Last Night \"What Did I Promise Her Last Night\" is a song recorded by American country music artist Mel Tillis. It was released in November 1977 as the second and final single from the album \"Love's Troubled Waters\"." }, { "docid": "8001773", "title": "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?", "text": "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy DeLuxe Color film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company in Panavision. It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn. Filming was at Lake Sherwood Ranch in Thousand Hills, 40 miles northwest of Hollywood. In what had been a cow pasture, designer Fernando Carrere fabricated a storybook Sicilian village which added $800,000 to the production's already elevated $5.5 million budget. Captain Lionel Cash (Dick Shawn), a staff officer under General Max Bolt (Carroll O'Connor)," }, { "docid": "7374260", "title": "Nu Flavor", "text": "singles \"Sprung\", \"3 Little Words\" and \"Most Beautiful Girl\". The single \"Baby Be There\" from \"Nu Flavor\" was released in 1999 and peaked at #83 on the Hot 100. The group has toured and performed numerous shows in places such as Amarillo and Amigoland Mall, Texas, and also held a free concert at Ypao Beach, Guam. Pangelinan, a former native of Guam, said he had always wanted to go back home; he finally did in October 2001. His father, Frank Pangelinan, Sr., is also a well known recording artist in Guam. In January 2000, Nu Flavor appeared in the 14th" }, { "docid": "16923827", "title": "Flavor (Tori Amos song)", "text": "Flavor (Tori Amos song) \"Flavor\" is a song written and recorded by Tori Amos, originally appearing on her album \"Abnormally Attracted to Sin\" (2009) as a down-tempo song, and later released as the lead single from her album \"Gold Dust\" (2012) which features classical rearrangements of selected songs from her oeuvre. Amos stated she felt the song was overlooked on its original album and had to be re-worked and noticed on \"Gold Dust\". The music video for \"Flavor\" was directed by Danielle Levitt and it features Amos walking the streets of New York City and encountering many different people, including" }, { "docid": "20815153", "title": "Foyil Filling Station", "text": "Foyil Filling Station The Foyil Filling Station, in Foyil, Oklahoma, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. It is located on the original alignment of U.S. Route 66. In April 1923 Thomas B. Millard bought lot 12 of block 12 in Foyil, Oklahoma where he would build the Foyil Filling Station before selling the property to his brother William J. Millard and moving to Texas in October 1926. William J. Millard sold the property to George W. Vincent and his wife Violet in October 1931. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent sold the property to Joseph Floyd Shaffer" } ]
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What is the state song of Kansas?
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[ { "docid": "2066419", "title": "Music of Kansas", "text": "famous Civil War marching song \"John Brown's Body\" refer to John Brown's abolitionist activities in Kansas Territory during the same era. Following the Civil War, as Kansas became known more for its cowboys, saloons and wide-open spaces, another notable song written in and about Kansas was \"Home on the Range\". It was penned in the state in the 1870s, and then spread throughout the American Old West as an unofficial anthem. It is now Kansas's official state song. The song established something of a template for Kansas music, and over the next several decades, music coming from Kansas remained in" } ]
[ { "docid": "226072", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "to graduate-level students of all disciplines. Kansas State University also offers Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) and Air Force ROTC programs. Student media includes KSDB-FM The Wildcat 91.9 Student Radio, the \"Kansas State Collegian\", the \"Royal Purple Yearbook\", and the \"Purple Power Hour,\" \"Manhattan Matters,\" & \"Wildcat Watch\". \"Alma Mater\" is the name of the official school song of Kansas State University. In 1888, when the University was still Kansas State Agricultural College, H.W. Jones submitted the song as part of a school-wide contest. It was originally a four-stanza song and, over the years, some lyrics have changed. The" }, { "docid": "226073", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "song is sung at most K-State sporting events by fans, students and alumni. Wildcat Victory and Wabash Cannonball are both commonly used as fight songs. Wildcat Victory is used by many high schools as their fight song. There are several national and international social-leadership and service fraternities and sororities at Kansas State University: Intercollegiate sports began at Kansas State in the 1890s. The school's sports teams are called the Wildcats, and they participate in the NCAA Division I and the Big 12 Conference. The official school color is Royal Purple, making Kansas State one of very few schools (alongside Syracuse" }, { "docid": "20652317", "title": "What Is Love? (Twice song)", "text": "What Is Love? (Twice song) \"What Is Love?\" (stylized as \"What is Love?\") is a song recorded by South Korean girl group Twice, the lead single of their fifth extended play of the same name. The song was released on April 9, 2018 by JYP Entertainment and distributed by Iriver. \"What Is Love?\" was written and composed by Park Jin-young, who previously produced \"Signal\", and it was arranged by Lee Woo-min \"collapsedone\", who co-produced \"Knock Knock\" and \"Candy Pop\". According to JYP Entertainment, the song is about \"the love girls would dream about or imagine after learning about it through" }, { "docid": "20652320", "title": "What Is Love? (Twice song)", "text": "\"Billboard\" charts' World Digital Songs and \"Billboard Japan\" Hot 100, respectively. The song placed at number 29 at Billboard Japan Hot 100 year-end chart, and placed at number 14 in Top Streaming Songs. What Is Love? (Twice song) \"What Is Love?\" (stylized as \"What is Love?\") is a song recorded by South Korean girl group Twice, the lead single of their fifth extended play of the same name. The song was released on April 9, 2018 by JYP Entertainment and distributed by Iriver. \"What Is Love?\" was written and composed by Park Jin-young, who previously produced \"Signal\", and it was" }, { "docid": "12147498", "title": "Kansas City (Sneaky Sound System song)", "text": "Kansas City (Sneaky Sound System song) \"Kansas City\" is the first single by Australian dance group Sneaky Sound System, taken from their second studio album \"2\". The music video for the song features a yellow brick road and dancing puppets including one that looks like the character of Dorothy from the \"Wizard of Oz\". In the Wizard of Oz Dorothy Gale was from the US state of Kansas. The Kansas City most people recognize (from skyline photos and sports teams) is the city in the US state of Missouri. Still, references to Kansas City being in Kansas can be technically" }, { "docid": "19279491", "title": "What Is Love (V. Bozeman song)", "text": "What Is Love (V. Bozeman song) \"What is Love\" is a song recorded by American recording artist V. Bozeman for 1st studio album of the TV series \"Empire\". The song was written by Daniel Jones, Timbaland, Jim Beanz, while Timbaland, Jim Beanz also handled the production. The song received positive reviews from critics. \"Billboard\" praised \"What is Love\" as a \"captivating performance\", it said \"As fans will recall, Bozeman put an exclamation point on the first season of Empire...\". New York Post said, \"In the hip-hop-heavy soundtrack, the impressive tones of V. Bozeman make for a soulful moment. The song" }, { "docid": "8713673", "title": "What Is Love (En Vogue song)", "text": "What Is Love (En Vogue song) \"What Is Love\" was the final single from En Vogue's second album, \"Funky Divas\". The song was not released commercially, but was instead shipped to dance clubs across the United States. \"What Is Love\" reached the Top 10 of the US dance charts. The song appeared again in 1993 as part of the group's \"Runaway Love\" EP. This was the only song En Vogue produced for market featuring Maxine Jones and Cindy Herron sharing lead vocals. It was initially to be included on \"Remix to Sing\" as a new song, but missed the production" }, { "docid": "10286121", "title": "What Time Is It? (song)", "text": "What Time Is It? (song) \"What Time Is It?\" is the opening musical number and first single from the Disney Channel Original Movie \"High School Musical 2\". It is featured on the \"High School Musical 2\" soundtrack, and is the first song off the \"High School Musical 2\" soundtrack. The song had its world premiere on Radio Disney on May 25, 2007 as part of its Planet Premiere featurette. On June 8, Disney premiered the video as a sneak peek in multiple nations at close to the same time. The single was released on July 16, 2007 worldwide, and on" }, { "docid": "8311036", "title": "State Library of Kansas", "text": "Kansas government documents, Kansas legislative material and a newspaper clippings file dating back to the 1920s. Research assistance is provided for walk-in, telephone, text message, instant message and email questions. Interlibrary loan service is also available providing material within the library's collection to people around the world. State Library of Kansas The State Library of Kansas is a department within the state government of Kansas, with locations in Topeka and Emporia. Eric Norris was appointed State Librarian in April 2018. The research collections and most of the staff of the State Library of Kansas have been located on the third" }, { "docid": "7328938", "title": "What It Is to Burn (song)", "text": "What It Is to Burn (song) \"What It Is to Burn\" is the title track off the album \"What It Is to Burn\" by the U.S. post-hardcore band Finch. It was released as a single in 2003 and was featured in the pilot episode of \"One Tree Hill\". A demo version of the song was released on the Drive-Thru Records compilation CD \"Welcome to the Family\" in 2001. In an interview with AOL, lead singer Nate Barcalow said he wrote this song from the viewpoint of a man in hell sending a letter to his loved one. \"What It Is" }, { "docid": "8713674", "title": "What Is Love (En Vogue song)", "text": "deadline and was added to \"Funky Divas\". What Is Love (En Vogue song) \"What Is Love\" was the final single from En Vogue's second album, \"Funky Divas\". The song was not released commercially, but was instead shipped to dance clubs across the United States. \"What Is Love\" reached the Top 10 of the US dance charts. The song appeared again in 1993 as part of the group's \"Runaway Love\" EP. This was the only song En Vogue produced for market featuring Maxine Jones and Cindy Herron sharing lead vocals. It was initially to be included on \"Remix to Sing\" as" }, { "docid": "8311032", "title": "State Library of Kansas", "text": "State Library of Kansas The State Library of Kansas is a department within the state government of Kansas, with locations in Topeka and Emporia. Eric Norris was appointed State Librarian in April 2018. The research collections and most of the staff of the State Library of Kansas have been located on the third floor of the Kansas State Capitol at 10th and Jackson Streets in downtown Topeka, Kansas, since 1900. In December, 2009, the staff was moved out of its third floor location in the State Capitol and into mobile units on the Capitol grounds during renovation of the north" }, { "docid": "12513001", "title": "Secretary of State of Kansas", "text": "Secretary of State of Kansas The Secretary of State of Kansas is one of the constitutional officers of the U.S. state of Kansas. The first Secretary of State for Kansas was John Winter Robinson, a physician originally from Litchfield, Maine, but who had settled in Manhattan, Kansas in 1857. Robinson was elected in December 1859, in anticipation of statehood for Kansas, and sworn in after Kansas was admitted to the Union in February 1861. As a result of a bond scandal, Secretary Robinson was impeached on February 26, 1862, along with Governor Charles L. Robinson and State Auditor George S." }, { "docid": "6545686", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry", "text": "Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry The Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Kansas Jayhawks football team of the University of Kansas and Kansas State Wildcats football team of Kansas State University, contested since 1902. The Governor's Cup is the trophy awarded to the winner of the game. It has been awarded every year since 1969. The rivalry is known as the Sunflower Showdown. Kansas leads the overall series 64–47–5, including KU's forfeit of the 1980 game imposed by the Big Eight Conference. (Kansas disputes the forfeit.) Kansas State leads the Governor's Cup series (since 1969)" }, { "docid": "6545699", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry", "text": "active ten-game KSU winning streak over KU (tied for the second-longest winning streak in series history). Kansas State defeated Kansas 21–17 in Manhattan on November 10, 2018. Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry The Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Kansas Jayhawks football team of the University of Kansas and Kansas State Wildcats football team of Kansas State University, contested since 1902. The Governor's Cup is the trophy awarded to the winner of the game. It has been awarded every year since 1969. The rivalry is known as the Sunflower Showdown. Kansas leads the overall series" }, { "docid": "12513004", "title": "Secretary of State of Kansas", "text": "a wide variety of businesses, including sports agents, trade unions, cemeteries, and funeral homes. The Secretary's Publications Section is responsible for publishing various legal and informational documents for the state. This includes statutory and administrative law publications such as session laws, regulations, and the state's gazette, the \"Kansas Register\". The Secretary also operates \"Safe at Home,\" the state's Address Confidentiality Program and conducts census adjustments. Secretary of State of Kansas The Secretary of State of Kansas is one of the constitutional officers of the U.S. state of Kansas. The first Secretary of State for Kansas was John Winter Robinson, a" }, { "docid": "7328940", "title": "What It Is to Burn (song)", "text": "Century Hard Rock Songs. What It Is to Burn (song) \"What It Is to Burn\" is the title track off the album \"What It Is to Burn\" by the U.S. post-hardcore band Finch. It was released as a single in 2003 and was featured in the pilot episode of \"One Tree Hill\". A demo version of the song was released on the Drive-Thru Records compilation CD \"Welcome to the Family\" in 2001. In an interview with AOL, lead singer Nate Barcalow said he wrote this song from the viewpoint of a man in hell sending a letter to his loved" }, { "docid": "16777573", "title": "You Are What You Is (song)", "text": "\"Zoot Allures,\" \"Lonesome Cowboy Burt\" from \"\"200 Motels\"\"', and the song \"Harder Than Your Husband\", which is the 2nd song on the album with the lyric \"Where's my waitress?\" Another reference is \"Robbie, take me to Greek Town\", more prominent in \"Jumbo Go Away\", and \"I'm goin' down 'n work the wall 'n work the floor\" from \"Mudd Club.\" The a cappella group The Persuasions covered \"You Are What You Is\" on their album Frankly a Cappella. 7\" 12\" You Are What You Is (song) \"You Are What You Is\" is a single which Frank Zappa released from his 1981" }, { "docid": "19279492", "title": "What Is Love (V. Bozeman song)", "text": "is brief and melancholy, but it’s long enough for the Los Angeles-born vocalist to turn heads and establish herself as a rising star. The music video was released on January 14, 2015. \"What is Love\" has not entered the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 but has charted at number 12 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, the song has entered at number 39 in the US R&B songs and at number 13 in the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. It has also entered at number 67 in France. What Is Love (V. Bozeman song) \"What is Love\" is a song recorded by" }, { "docid": "16777568", "title": "You Are What You Is (song)", "text": "You Are What You Is (song) \"You Are What You Is\" is a single which Frank Zappa released from his 1981 album of the same title. The song is known for going out of its way to use improper English, basically mocking the rest of its context. It was the B-side for 1982 single \"Valley Girl\". This song was also remixed for the 1984 album \"Thing-Fish\". The lyrics, which essentially tell the listener to be themselves and embrace their culture, tell the stories of two young men, both of whom Zappa describes as \"foolish\". The first man is from a" }, { "docid": "20552452", "title": "What It Is (Jonathan Davis song)", "text": "What It Is (Jonathan Davis song) \"What It Is\" is the first single from Korn singer Jonathan Davis, to be featured on his debut album \"Black Labyrinth\". The song is his first solo track since 2012's \"Silent Hill\", from the \"\" soundtrack, and the only song he has released to date that will feature on his first album. After a teaser was released on 25 January 2018, it was released the next day along with a music video, and confirmation of Davis' signing to Sumerian Records. It is also featured on the soundtrack for the Sumerian Films movie \"American Satan\"." }, { "docid": "20552451", "title": "What It Is (Jonathan Davis song)", "text": "What It Is (Jonathan Davis song) \"What It Is\" is the first single from Korn singer Jonathan Davis, to be featured on his debut album \"Black Labyrinth\". The song is his first solo track since 2012's \"Silent Hill\", from the \"\" soundtrack, and the only song he has released to date that will feature on his first album. After a teaser was released on 25 January 2018, it was released the next day along with a music video, and confirmation of Davis' signing to Sumerian Records. It is also featured on the soundtrack for the Sumerian Films movie \"American Satan\"." }, { "docid": "15509488", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "(What Is) Love? \"(What Is) Love?\" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez. Originally entitled \"What Is Love?\", the song appeared on the soundtrack to \"The Back-up Plan\" (2010), a film in which Lopez stars. The song was later included on Lopez's seventh studio album \"Love?\" (2011), as the album's title track. \"(What Is) Love?\" is a midtempo electropop song written by Diana \"Wynter\" Gordon, with the song's producer Emile \"D'Mile\" Dernst II. The song is about \"not knowing what love is,\" according to Gordon. A remix of \"(What Is) Love?\", entitled \"What Is Love? Part II\", was" }, { "docid": "6245065", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats", "text": "together with LaVannes C. Squires at the University of Kansas. Kansas State Wildcats The Kansas State Wildcats (variously \"Kansas State\", \"K-State\", or \"KSU\") are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent Kansas State University. The official color of the teams is Royal Purple, making Kansas State one of very few schools (including also Syracuse and Harvard) that have only one official color; white and silver are generally used as complementary colors. Kansas State participates in the NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) and is a member of the Big 12 Conference since 1996. Previously, Kansas State competed in the Kansas" }, { "docid": "10022271", "title": "Kansas State Department of Education", "text": "Kansas State Department of Education Kansas State Department Board of Education (KSDE) is Kansas's Board of Education, headquartered in Topeka. The board of education that controls the department is a constitutional body established in Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution. The ten members of the Board of Education are each elected to four-year terms. The Board helps determine educational policy for the state's primary and secondary schools. The Kansas State Board of Education was created to replace the position of Kansas State Superintendent of Public Instruction effective January 14, 1969, pursuant to an amendment to the Kansas Constitution adopted November" }, { "docid": "10286123", "title": "What Time Is It? (song)", "text": "Efron) and Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) is also visible. When the clock has ten seconds to go before the bell, the class commenced chanting \"summer!\" getting louder until the bell rings, after which the song is performed. The music video contains clips directly from the movie, and was released on July 31, 2007 on the iTunes Store. The music video was also released on the Disney Channel. The song peaked at number 1 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Single Sales chart for 28 weeks, which became the highest selling single of the year-end chart in 2007. What Time Is It? (song)" }, { "docid": "6245039", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats", "text": "Kansas State Wildcats The Kansas State Wildcats (variously \"Kansas State\", \"K-State\", or \"KSU\") are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent Kansas State University. The official color of the teams is Royal Purple, making Kansas State one of very few schools (including also Syracuse and Harvard) that have only one official color; white and silver are generally used as complementary colors. Kansas State participates in the NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) and is a member of the Big 12 Conference since 1996. Previously, Kansas State competed in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference until 1912; the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic" }, { "docid": "15808450", "title": "Manhattan, Kansas (song)", "text": "herself. Manhattan, Kansas (song) \"Manhattan, Kansas\" is a song written by Joe Allen and recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell and released in March 1972 as a single. The song peaked at number 6 on both the U.S. \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles chart and the \"RPM\" Country Tracks chart in Canada. The song's name refers to the city of Manhattan, Kansas, which in the song is the hometown of a young girl who has a baby after being used and abandoned by the baby's father. The song tells of her leaving town (to Denver), and washing dishes to" }, { "docid": "15808449", "title": "Manhattan, Kansas (song)", "text": "Manhattan, Kansas (song) \"Manhattan, Kansas\" is a song written by Joe Allen and recorded by American country music artist Glen Campbell and released in March 1972 as a single. The song peaked at number 6 on both the U.S. \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles chart and the \"RPM\" Country Tracks chart in Canada. The song's name refers to the city of Manhattan, Kansas, which in the song is the hometown of a young girl who has a baby after being used and abandoned by the baby's father. The song tells of her leaving town (to Denver), and washing dishes to support" }, { "docid": "11880299", "title": "2005 Kansas State Wildcats football team", "text": "quarter touchdown to Jordy Nelson to ensure a victory for the Wildcats. It was the 12th time in 13 years K-State beat Kansas. Kansas State had more penalty yards than offensive yards in a what turned out to be a sloppy game. Kansas could only manage a field goal against Kansas State. Kansas hadn't scored a touchdown since 1999 in Manhattan, a stretch of three consecutive games. The Red Raiders were favored by 10 going into the game. Texas Tech quarterback Cody Hodges threw for 643 yards to lead number 13 Texas Tech over an overmatched Kansas State team in" }, { "docid": "11717956", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats football", "text": "after leaving Kansas State, was recognized as national collegiate coach of the year and then served as head coach for two NFL teams. After McMillin left, Kansas State hired Lynn \"Pappy\" Waldorf, who was also later enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach. With this combination of coaches and players, Kansas State enjoyed what would be its last streak of sustained success on the football field for 60 years. In 1931, the football team was on track for a potential bid to the Rose Bowl, the sole bowl game in the country at the time, until" }, { "docid": "10922246", "title": "Kansas State School for the Blind", "text": "7, 1868. Kansas State School for the Blind Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) is a fully accredited public high school located in Kansas City, Kansas, USA, serving students in grades Pre-K through 12. The school was established in 1867. It is located on located in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. It opened its doors on September 7, 1868. Commissioners were appointed to locate a State Asylum for the Blind in 1864 and the city of Wyandotte (now part of Kansas City, Kansas) provided of land. The Kansas Legislature appropriated $20,000 to erect the building in 1867 and it was" }, { "docid": "10922245", "title": "Kansas State School for the Blind", "text": "Kansas State School for the Blind Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) is a fully accredited public high school located in Kansas City, Kansas, USA, serving students in grades Pre-K through 12. The school was established in 1867. It is located on located in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. It opened its doors on September 7, 1868. Commissioners were appointed to locate a State Asylum for the Blind in 1864 and the city of Wyandotte (now part of Kansas City, Kansas) provided of land. The Kansas Legislature appropriated $20,000 to erect the building in 1867 and it was opened September" }, { "docid": "8457542", "title": "Kansas City Shuffle", "text": "the game and has the knowledge necessary to outsmart the con artist, but by attempting to retaliate, the mark unwittingly performs an action that helps the con artist to further the scheme. The title refers to a situation where the con man bets the mark money he can't identify what state \"Kansas City\" is in. The mark, guessing that the conman was hoping to trick him into saying Kansas, identifies Kansas City, Missouri as his answer. The con man then reveals that there is a much less well-known Kansas City, Kansas meaning Kansas was actually the correct answer. A song" }, { "docid": "226079", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "public university. Kansas State University Kansas State University (KSU), commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Kansas State was opened as the state's land-grant college in 1863 – the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas. It had a record high enrollment of 24,766 students for the Fall 2014 semester. The university is classified as one of 115 research universities with highest research activity (R1) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Kansas State's academic offerings are administered through nine" }, { "docid": "226045", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "Kansas State University Kansas State University (KSU), commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States. Kansas State was opened as the state's land-grant college in 1863 – the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas. It had a record high enrollment of 24,766 students for the Fall 2014 semester. The university is classified as one of 115 research universities with highest research activity (R1) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Kansas State's academic offerings are administered through nine colleges, including" }, { "docid": "14674193", "title": "Kansas City Bomber (song)", "text": "Mark Brend described \"Kansas City Bomber\" as \"unremarkable\". Biographer Michael Schumacher wrote in 1996 that the song \"was neither an admirable work nor an embarrassment\". Many Ochs fans never heard \"Kansas City Bomber\" before it was included in 1988's \"\". The song was also included in the 1997 collection \"American Troubadour\". Kansas City Bomber (song) \"Kansas City Bomber\" is a song by Phil Ochs, a U.S. singer-songwriter best known for the protest songs he wrote in the 1960s. In 1972, record producer Lee Housekeeper asked Ochs to write the theme song for the film \"Kansas City Bomber\", a film about" }, { "docid": "10229521", "title": "What Is Love? (Howard Jones song)", "text": "\"Live at the Marquee\" bonus 7-inch single which featured the tracks: What Is Love? (Howard Jones song) \"What Is Love?\" is the second single by musician Howard Jones. Released in November 1983, from the album \"Human's Lib\", it reached no. 2 in the UK Singles Chart, becoming the singer's highest chart placing to date. In the US, it peaked at no. 33 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart during the summer of 1984. The song was originally entitled \"Love?\" on the demo tape (listing below) which Howard Jones recorded in 1982, which itself was available at his gigs. Jones also" }, { "docid": "10229519", "title": "What Is Love? (Howard Jones song)", "text": "What Is Love? (Howard Jones song) \"What Is Love?\" is the second single by musician Howard Jones. Released in November 1983, from the album \"Human's Lib\", it reached no. 2 in the UK Singles Chart, becoming the singer's highest chart placing to date. In the US, it peaked at no. 33 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart during the summer of 1984. The song was originally entitled \"Love?\" on the demo tape (listing below) which Howard Jones recorded in 1982, which itself was available at his gigs. Jones also used the question mark motif around this time on posters advertising" }, { "docid": "10022273", "title": "Kansas State Department of Education", "text": "this decision February 14, 2001, ruling that instruction of all those topics was mandatory and that they would appear on standardized tests. Then on August 9, 2005, the Board approved a draft of science curriculum standards that mandated equal time for the theories of \"evolution\" and \"intelligent design\". But February 13, 2007, the Board voted 6 to 4 to reject the amended science standards enacted in 2005. The definition of science was once again limited to \"the search for natural explanations for what is observed in the universe\", or what is known as \"methodological naturalism\". Kansas State Department of Education" }, { "docid": "6812198", "title": "Kansas State Capitol", "text": "Kansas State Capitol The Kansas State Capitol, known also as the Kansas Statehouse, is the building housing the executive and legislative branches of government for the U.S. state of Kansas. It is located in the city of Topeka, which has served as the capital of Kansas since it became a state in 1861. It is the second building to serve as the Kansas Capitol. The dome, at , is taller than the United States Capitol dome, although its diameter () is approximately half that of the national capitol (). It is one of the few capitols in the United States" }, { "docid": "15509495", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "the internet on April 20, 2013. According to Jessica Sager of PopCrush, it picks up where the original song left off. Sager wrote that the song \"likely isn't about [Marc] Anthony — but for those new to the song, it's surely easy to interpret it as such. Lopez gets pretty revealing in the new song, addressing a divorce directly and explicitly\". Credits adapted from the liner notes of \"Love?\". (What Is) Love? \"(What Is) Love?\" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez. Originally entitled \"What Is Love?\", the song appeared on the soundtrack to \"The Back-up Plan\" (2010)," }, { "docid": "8311034", "title": "State Library of Kansas", "text": "County Public Library from then until 2005, when it moved to the State Library of Kansas. Programs at the Kansas Center for the Book are: the Kansas Notable Book Awards, Kansas Reads to Preschoolers, and the Parade of States at the National Book Festival. The Kansas Talking Book Service, headquartered in Emporia, Kansas, provides books, newspapers and magazines in braille and recorded format with playback equipment to any Kansas citizen unable to use standard print because of visual or physical impairment. The program is coordinated through the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. The" }, { "docid": "15790746", "title": "Hold On (Kansas song)", "text": "Hold On (Kansas song) \"Hold On\" is a single by the progressive rock band Kansas. It was the band's 13th single, eighth top 100 hit, and fifth top 40 hit, peaking at number 40. The song was first released on the 1980 album \"Audio-Visions\", which was the last album recorded with the original band before Steve Walsh left. The song was written by Kerry Livgren to try to convince his wife to convert to Christianity along with him. It was further re-released on several compilation and live albums, including \"The Best of Kansas\", \"The Kansas Boxed Set\", \"The Ultimate Kansas\"," }, { "docid": "8311033", "title": "State Library of Kansas", "text": "wing of the Capitol. The Library's collections were moved to an Annex in Topeka in April, 2010. Library staff and collections were returned to the third floor of the Capitol in December, 2012. The Library's Talking Books Library is located in the lower level of the Student Union, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas. The Kansas Center for the Book is a state affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. The Kansas Center for the Book affiliated with the national Center for the Book in 1987, and was hosted and headquartered at the Topeka & Shawnee" }, { "docid": "17566261", "title": "Kansas Wildcats", "text": "Kansas Wildcats The \"Kansas Wildcats\" (sometimes called \"The Kansas Wildcats March\") is a march composed by John Philip Sousa. He composed the song after a petition from students and faculty from the Kansas State Agriculture College (now called Kansas State University) when Sousa brought his band to Manhattan, Kansas in 1928. The song was completed and then dedicated to the college in 1930. The piano score arrived at the college in 1931 and has become an integral part of Kansas State Wildcats football games and lore. After Sousa's death, the score was one of many that became accidentally mixed with" }, { "docid": "6038034", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "What Is Love \"What Is Love\" is a song recorded by Trinidadian-German Eurodance artist Haddaway for his debut album, \"The Album\". The song is recognizable by its refrain \"What is love? Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me... no more.\" It was a massive hit in Europe, becoming a number-one hit in at least 13 countries and reaching number two in Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Outside Europe, the song was moderately successful, reaching number 11 in the United States, number 12 in Australia, number 17 in Canada, and number 48 in New Zealand. \"What Is Love\" was written" }, { "docid": "17891428", "title": "Kansas State Guard", "text": "abroad, the State Guard was funded and equipped solely by the state and as such was immune to deployment. The Kansas State Guard is authorized under Kansas law. In 2007, the Kansas Legislature considered a bill which would create a modern Kansas State Defense Force. The bill did not pass. Prior to the Militia Act of 1903, which reorganized state militias into the National Guard of the United States, each state maintained its own militia, which could be used to supplement the full-time military in times of war. After Kansas was opened for settlement in 1854, conflict broke out between" }, { "docid": "12513003", "title": "Secretary of State of Kansas", "text": "states. The Secretary of State is the chief elections officer of the state, administering elections and voter registration throughout the state. The office also receives campaign finance reports and registers lobbyists. The duty of regulating lobbying and campaign finance is shared with the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. The Secretary was granted by the Kansas Legislature prosecutorial power in voter fraud cases and is the first and only Secretary of state to hold that power. The Secretary operates the Business Filing Center, which registers business entities, trademarks, trade names, and liens made pursuant to the Uniform Commercial Code. The secretary regulates" }, { "docid": "17566262", "title": "Kansas Wildcats", "text": "other writings by Sousa which resulted in decades of confusion about his final works. Years of sorting and review of over 9,000 pages of his work were assembled and reviewed by multiple music librarians including staff from the Library of Congress. Over the years, the song has been performed outside of Kansas State events to showcase the works of Sousa. Kansas Wildcats The \"Kansas Wildcats\" (sometimes called \"The Kansas Wildcats March\") is a march composed by John Philip Sousa. He composed the song after a petition from students and faculty from the Kansas State Agriculture College (now called Kansas State" }, { "docid": "11661036", "title": "Kansas State Collegian", "text": "Collegian\" to \"the collegian\" in lower case text with \"independent voice for Kansas State University\" as a sub-header in the logo. The logo also has a new insignia that is two apostrophes in a circle to form a \"C\". Notable former staff members of the Collegian include: Kansas State Collegian The Kansas State Collegian is the official daily student-run newspaper of Kansas State University. Founded in 1896, the \"Collegian\" has a circulation of 4,750. It is owned and published by Collegian Media Group. The inaugural edition of the student newspaper at K-State, then known as the \"Students' Herald\", was published" }, { "docid": "11812571", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats baseball", "text": "Oregon State Beavers. Kansas State finished ranked in the top 15 of all the major polls, the team's highest final rankings in history. Kansas State's main rival is the Kansas Jayhawks. The teams play every year in the Sunflower Showdown. Kansas State Wildcats baseball The Kansas State Wildcats baseball team is a member of the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference. The program's first official game was in 1897. The Wildcats have advanced to the NCAA baseball tournament four of the past six seasons. Following the completion of the 2017 season, Kansas State's all-time record is 1,812–1,803–10 (). Kansas State" }, { "docid": "11717994", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats football", "text": "improved 4-8 in the last 12 years Nebraska was in the Big 12. The 1939 contest between the two teams was televised in Manhattan, becoming only the second televised college football game. The 1992 contest was played in Tokyo, Japan, as the Coca-Cola Classic. The official color of the University is Royal Purple, which is highlighted in the official fight song, \"Wildcat Victory.\" Kansas State is one of a handful of colleges and universities to have just one official school color. The athletic department commonly uses white or silver as a complementary color. The dominant color in Kansas State's football" }, { "docid": "17414679", "title": "What Love Is Made Of", "text": "performed \"What Love Is Made Of\". She also performed it during her headline set at the Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013. What Love Is Made Of \"What Love Is Made Of\" is a song recorded by British recording artist Katy B. Written by Katy alongside Goldon Warren, who also produced it under the name Geeneus, the track was released as a standalone single via digital retailers on 8 July 2013 by Rinse and Columbia Records. It was composed after Katy had been listening to dance genres. The theme conveyed in the lyrics is love while musically, the song has been described" }, { "docid": "6014866", "title": "Kansas State Fair", "text": "Kansas State Fair Kansas State Fair is a State Fair that is held annually in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. It starts the Friday following Labor Day in September, and lasts for 10 days. This fair is the largest single event in the State, and annually attracts approximately 335,000 people from all 105 Kansas counties and several other states. The fairgrounds is centered at 23rd Ave, between Main St and Plum St, in Hutchinson, and consists of 280 acres with over 70 buildings, and 25 full-time year-round staff. In 2019, it will be held from September 6 to 15. In the" }, { "docid": "6014878", "title": "Kansas State Fair", "text": "and company picnics, to name just a few. Kansas State Fair Kansas State Fair is a State Fair that is held annually in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. It starts the Friday following Labor Day in September, and lasts for 10 days. This fair is the largest single event in the State, and annually attracts approximately 335,000 people from all 105 Kansas counties and several other states. The fairgrounds is centered at 23rd Ave, between Main St and Plum St, in Hutchinson, and consists of 280 acres with over 70 buildings, and 25 full-time year-round staff. In 2019, it will be" }, { "docid": "17414667", "title": "What Love Is Made Of", "text": "What Love Is Made Of \"What Love Is Made Of\" is a song recorded by British recording artist Katy B. Written by Katy alongside Goldon Warren, who also produced it under the name Geeneus, the track was released as a standalone single via digital retailers on 8 July 2013 by Rinse and Columbia Records. It was composed after Katy had been listening to dance genres. The theme conveyed in the lyrics is love while musically, the song has been described as a \"trance-y\" and \"rave-y\" dance song with its production containing synthesizers and piano. Katy later decided to not include" }, { "docid": "8820344", "title": "Willie the Wildcat (Kansas State)", "text": "Willie the Wildcat (Kansas State) Willie Wildcat is the official mascot for the Kansas State University Wildcats. Kansas State's athletic teams first acquired the nickname \"Aggies,\" during the start of the 20th century. This name lives on in the entertainment district that abuts the University, Aggieville. The first costumed Willie mascot appeared in 1947. Willie has changed many times, and currently, has an appearance that is heavily influenced by the team's Powercat logo. Willie Wildcat is known to wear uniforms matching the team and sport he is attending at the time. Of these include Football, Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball," }, { "docid": "6245040", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats", "text": "Association from 1913 to 1928; and the Big Eight Conference from 1928 to 1996 (known as the Big Six from 1928 to 1947 and the Big Seven from 1947 to 1957). Kansas State offers fourteen sports at a varsity level. As of May 2018, Kansas State has won more than 80 conference championships through the years, not counting titles captured in the old Kansas Intercollegiate Athletic Association (see chart below). Kansas State has not won any team NCAA championships, but has had dozens of individual national champions. The Kansas State athletic department is one of a limited number in the" }, { "docid": "12852888", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State men's basketball all-time results", "text": "Kansas–Kansas State men's basketball all-time results The following is a list of the year-by-year results of the Sunflower Showdown basketball rivalry between the University of Kansas and Kansas State University. \"Kansas victories are shaded ██ blue. Kansas State victories shaded ██ purple.\" Notes: Only on two occasions have KU and KSU met in a location other than Lawrence, Manhattan, or Kansas City. The first came in the 1988 NCAA Elite Eight when the teams played for a Final Four berth in Pontiac, MI; Kansas won a 71–58 decision over Kansas State in that contest, en route to the 1988 national" }, { "docid": "7728587", "title": "What Is Life", "text": "love song – perhaps a \"lovingly crafted paen\" to Harrison's wife Pattie, as Alan Clayson puts it – or a devotional song like many of Harrison's compositions. Ian Inglis writes that the song title suggests a \"philosophical debate about the meaning of life\", yet its rendering as \"\"what is my life\"\" in the choruses \"reshapes [the meaning] completely\". Theologian Dale Allison finds no religious content in \"What Is Life\" but notes the \"failure of words to express feelings\" implied in the opening line (\"\"What I feel, I can't say\"\"), a recurring theme of Harrison's spiritual songs such as \"That Is" }, { "docid": "15509490", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "song. Lopez's vocals for the song were recorded and produced by Kuk Harrell, with recording assistance from Jim Annunziato and Josh Gudwin at Conway Studios in Hollywood, California. Annunziato and Eric Eylands handled audio engineering of \"(What Is) Love?\", while the song was later mixed by Mike \"Handz\" Donaldson at Chalice Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California. \"(What Is) Love?\" deals with the topic of \"not knowing what love is\". The song's co-writer Gordon stated that: \"I felt like so many woman have that same story. No fathers, families, abusive boyfriends and husbands..no parental support, they feel alone .. I've" }, { "docid": "14674191", "title": "Kansas City Bomber (song)", "text": "Kansas City Bomber (song) \"Kansas City Bomber\" is a song by Phil Ochs, a U.S. singer-songwriter best known for the protest songs he wrote in the 1960s. In 1972, record producer Lee Housekeeper asked Ochs to write the theme song for the film \"Kansas City Bomber\", a film about roller derby starring Raquel Welch. Although Ochs enjoyed watching the sport on television, composing the song proved difficult, as Ochs was suffering from writer's block. At last, he made a demo, on which Micky Dolenz of The Monkees sang back-up vocals. Months later, Ochs was traveling in Australia. Housekeeper told him" }, { "docid": "226059", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "was referred to as Kansas State University – Salina, but on October 14, 2014, the Kansas Board of Regents approved a name change to Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus. K-State implemented an academic honor code in 1999. When students are admitted, it is implied that they will adhere to the Honor Pledge: \"On my honor, as a student, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this academic work.\" The university has had a long-standing interest in agriculture, particularly native Great Plains plant and animal life. The Kansas State University Gardens is an on-campus horticulture display garden that serves" }, { "docid": "16336909", "title": "History of Grant County, Kansas", "text": "claims outside its present state borders. The Territory of Kansas was organized in 1854, including this area, along with all of Colorado to the Rocky Mountains, and reaching north along the Platte River in what is now Nebraska. The city of Denver, Colorado was founded in what was then Arapahoe county, Kansas, and was named for the territorial governor. Incredible as it now seems, when state boundaries were fixed in 1861, a total of 44,509 square miles of land, including the gold fields in the Rockies, was rejected as unfit to be part of the state of Kansas. Only because" }, { "docid": "11718005", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats football", "text": "Willis\", \"Ryan Young\", \"Ty Zimmerman\" As of the beginning of the 2018 NFL season, there are 19 former Wildcats on current NFL rosters. \"*\" meaning only on \"Off-Season/Practice Squad Only\" roster. NFL accomplishments Kansas State records through the 2016 season Passing Rushing Receiving Defensive Special Teams Announced non-conference schedules as of November 20, 2017. Kansas State Wildcats football The Kansas State Wildcats football program (variously Kansas State, K-State, or KSU) is the intercollegiate football program of the Kansas State University Wildcats. The program is classified in the NCAA Division I Bowl Subdivision (FBS), and the team competes in the Big" }, { "docid": "9771748", "title": "What You Get Is What You See", "text": "where in 1989 it was used in a campaign for the New South Wales Rugby League. They later used the Tina Turner song \"The Best\" in another campaign. The song has been covered many times including by Canadian country music group Straight Clean & Simple and a single for the band taken from their 1992 album \"Iron Lady\". It was also covered by Scottish / Irish country artist Lisa McHugh. Her cover appears in her 2014 album \"A Life That's Good\". What You Get Is What You See \"What You Get Is What You See\" is a song by recording" }, { "docid": "7328939", "title": "What It Is to Burn (song)", "text": "to Burn\" was first released in 2001 as a demo for a compilation by Drive-Thru Records entitled \"Welcome to the Family\". This version is described as being longer and orchestral, as well as more popular within Finch's fanbase. The song was re-recorded and added as the title track for Finch's debut album in 2002. The shorter album version was released as a single in 2003, peaking at No. 15 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart; to this date, it is Finch's only charting song. Loudwire listed \"What It Is to Burn\" at No. 47 in their list of the Top 21st" }, { "docid": "8820347", "title": "Willie the Wildcat (Kansas State)", "text": "goal at football games. He also leads crowds in his signature K-S-U chant in which he moves his arms in legs to form a 'K'-'S'-'U' then fist pumps to signal the crowd to yell \"WILDCATS\" 3 times in a row. Willie also signs various objects using his iconic signature, signing his name \"Willie Wildcat\" in which a paw print is drawn and used in place of the \"W\" in both words. Willie the Wildcat (Kansas State) Willie Wildcat is the official mascot for the Kansas State University Wildcats. Kansas State's athletic teams first acquired the nickname \"Aggies,\" during the start" }, { "docid": "17891438", "title": "Kansas State Guard", "text": "regiment held its last drill on 30 June 1948. Under federal law, any of the states or territories in the United States may maintain a state defense force, and nearly half of them choose to do so. In 2007, a bill seeking to reestablish an active Kansas State Defense Force was submitted into the Kansas Legislature. The bill was not passed into law. In 2018, Kansas state senator Dennis Pyle, who filed the 2007 bill, petitioned the Governor of Kansas to reactivate the Kansas State Guard, in part to offer an additional security resource for schools. Kansas State Guard The" }, { "docid": "226051", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "were deemed capable of advanced graduate work. The name of the school was changed in 1931 to Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. In 1959, the Kansas legislature changed the name again to Kansas State University of Agriculture and Applied Science to reflect a growing number of graduate programs. However, since then, the \"Agriculture and Applied Science\" portion has usually been omitted even from official documents such as diplomas and state statutes, and as a practical and legal matter it is usually called Kansas State University. Milton S. Eisenhower served as president of the university from 1943 to" }, { "docid": "16777572", "title": "You Are What You Is (song)", "text": "it from being featured on \"Canoe\", a 1993 episode of the American television show \"Beavis and Butt-Head\", also aired on MTV (though the show abruptly switches to \"The Animal Song\" by The Europeans early on, then returns to Zappa for the tail end of \"You Are What You Is\", to which Butt-Head replies, \"This is still on? That pisses me off!\"). \"You Are What You Is\" contains references to other songs throughout his career and on the album itself, commonly referred as Zappa's \"Conceptual Continuity\". References include \"Gimme a five dollar bill and an overcoat too\" from \"Wonderful Wino\" on" }, { "docid": "11717950", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats football", "text": "Kansas State Wildcats football The Kansas State Wildcats football program (variously Kansas State, K-State, or KSU) is the intercollegiate football program of the Kansas State University Wildcats. The program is classified in the NCAA Division I Bowl Subdivision (FBS), and the team competes in the Big 12 Conference. Historically, the team has an all-time losing record, at 531–647–41 as of the conclusion of the 2018 season. However, the program has had some stretches of winning in its history, most recently and most notably under head coach Bill Snyder from the 1990s through the 2010s. In 1998 Kansas State finished the" }, { "docid": "6812203", "title": "Kansas State Capitol", "text": "Civil War, flanked by flames and a tornado. Curry's work gained considerable notoriety for depicting unsavory aspects of Kansas history and he left them unsigned and did not complete a commission to paint murals in the rotunda. Curry's depiction of Brown is believed to be the only instance of a person convicted of treason being featured in a state capitol. From 1976 to 1978, Lumen Martin Winter painted the murals in the rotunda. Kansas State Capitol The Kansas State Capitol, known also as the Kansas Statehouse, is the building housing the executive and legislative branches of government for the U.S." }, { "docid": "9771746", "title": "What You Get Is What You See", "text": "What You Get Is What You See \"What You Get Is What You See\" is a song by recording artist Tina Turner from her album \"Break Every Rule\" (1986). The song was written by the Terry Britten and Graham Lyle team and was notably different from the three previous singles that they had written for Turner, \"What's Love Got to Do with It\", \"We Don't Need Another Hero\" and \"Two People\", as it was an up-tempo country-tinged rock track featuring Eric Clapton on guitars. Tina Turner said in an interview that \"What You Get Is What You See\" is her" }, { "docid": "13517713", "title": "Kansas state budget (2008–09)", "text": "omission at (785) 296-3011. Kansas state budget (2008–09) Kansas, like many other states, is facing a $186 million gap for fiscal year 2009 and according to early estimates approximately $1 billion deficit for fiscal year 2010. However, more recent estimates place FY 2010's shortfall at $654 million.<BR>Governor Kathleen Sebelius recommended $600 million in budget cuts for FY 2010 which includes eliminating programs, closing facilities, freezing new hires, and reducing spending. However, in light of the federal economic stimulus package Sebelius amended her recommended budget to \"prevent harm\" to the state. \"Budget cuts deeper than what I have already recommended are" }, { "docid": "13517700", "title": "Kansas state budget (2008–09)", "text": "Kansas state budget (2008–09) Kansas, like many other states, is facing a $186 million gap for fiscal year 2009 and according to early estimates approximately $1 billion deficit for fiscal year 2010. However, more recent estimates place FY 2010's shortfall at $654 million.<BR>Governor Kathleen Sebelius recommended $600 million in budget cuts for FY 2010 which includes eliminating programs, closing facilities, freezing new hires, and reducing spending. However, in light of the federal economic stimulus package Sebelius amended her recommended budget to \"prevent harm\" to the state. \"Budget cuts deeper than what I have already recommended are not necessary, and would" }, { "docid": "11388199", "title": "Geology of Kansas", "text": "Geology of Kansas The Geology of Kansas encompasses the geologic history of the US state of Kansas and the present-day rock and soil that is exposed there. Rock that crops out in Kansas was formed during the Phanerozoic eon, which consists of three geologic eras: the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic. Paleozoic rocks at the surface in Kansas are primarily from the Mississippian, Pennsylvanian and Permian periods. The oldest rocks at the surface in Kansas are Mississippian rocks that consist of limestones, shale, dolomite, chert, sandstones and siltstones. The Mississippian consisted of an environment similar to what we see today. Fast" }, { "docid": "6545690", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry", "text": "as years went by, these trophies were forgotten. Kansas and Kansas State have played each other in football every year since 1902, except for 1910. The 1910 game was cancelled after the two teams were unable to agree to eligibility rules for the contest. KU coach A. R. Kennedy tried to compel Kansas State to play the game by publishing provocative comments in the Lawrence newspaper in May 1910, but Kansas State coach Mike Ahearn refused to change his school's rules. For seven straight years, from 1927 to 1933, the two teams alternated wins, with the visiting team winning every" }, { "docid": "10945964", "title": "Grand Lodge of Kansas", "text": "Grand Lodge of Kansas The Grand Lodge of Kansas Ancient Free & Accepted Masons is one of two governing bodies that supervise Freemasonry in the U.S. state of Kansas. The Grand Lodge of Kansas is headquartered at Topeka, Kansas. In 1854, three Wyandot Indians and five white settlers – all of whom were Masons – coalesced in what is now Wyandotte County, Kansas, and petitioned the Grand Lodge of Missouri to establish a Lodge of Masons in a Wyandot Indian village. On August 4, 1854, the dispensation was granted and one week later Kansas Lodge U.D. (eventually to become Wyandotte" }, { "docid": "12852889", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State men's basketball all-time results", "text": "title. The other such meeting came in the 2007 Big 12 Tournament semifinals in Oklahoma City; KU took a 67–61 decision over KSU en route to the Big 12 Tournament title for that year. Kansas–Kansas State men's basketball all-time results The following is a list of the year-by-year results of the Sunflower Showdown basketball rivalry between the University of Kansas and Kansas State University. \"Kansas victories are shaded ██ blue. Kansas State victories shaded ██ purple.\" Notes: Only on two occasions have KU and KSU met in a location other than Lawrence, Manhattan, or Kansas City. The first came in" }, { "docid": "9224540", "title": "Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus", "text": "Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, also known as K-State Salina, is a branch campus of Kansas State University, and the home of the University's College of Technology and Aviation. It is located in Salina, Kansas, United States. Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus and the College of Technology and Aviation were established in 1991 as a result of the merger of the Kansas Technical Institute with Kansas State University. It offers degree programs in the fields of engineering technology and aviation, consisting of associate and bachelor's degrees as well as a Professional Master of Technology program." }, { "docid": "9224543", "title": "Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus", "text": "a general option and a personal financial planning option, as well as social work and a professional master of technology. The school offers the following fleet of aircraft: Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, also known as K-State Salina, is a branch campus of Kansas State University, and the home of the University's College of Technology and Aviation. It is located in Salina, Kansas, United States. Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus and the College of Technology and Aviation were established in 1991 as a result of the merger of the Kansas Technical Institute with Kansas State" }, { "docid": "6038040", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "An official music video was released directed by Soulvizion. It features the Dutch professional basketball player Don Rigters who plays the role of David Rose, a basketball player who is severely injured trying to make a comeback to the game with encouragement from his girlfriend, (played by Melissa Kanza), his three teammates, (Alkenah Wansing, Jeroen Jansen and Lindy Chippendel) and by his basketball coach (played by J E Rigters). What Is Love \"What Is Love\" is a song recorded by Trinidadian-German Eurodance artist Haddaway for his debut album, \"The Album\". The song is recognizable by its refrain \"What is love?" }, { "docid": "6259076", "title": "State of the World (song)", "text": "never good news, always bad news\", producer James \"Jimmy Jam\" Harris recalled. \"State of the World\" was one of these songs, influenced by TV and news. Jam recalled that with the song, they were trying to do something like Marvin Gaye's song \"What's Going On\" although we never could hope to achieve that, but still wanted to make people aware of what was happening in a way they could dance to it. Released on February 6, 1991, \"State of the World\" was the eighth and the final single of \"Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814\". The record label reckoned that they" }, { "docid": "17891427", "title": "Kansas State Guard", "text": "Kansas State Guard The Kansas State Guard was the official state defense force of the state of Kansas during each of the world wars. The unit was first created during World War I, and was later reactivated during World War II. When the Kansas National Guard was federalized and deployed during each of the world wars, the state of Kansas was forced to raise and maintain its own military force in order to protect against saboteurs, quell riots, and perform other duties which would normally fall to the National Guard. Unlike the National Guard, which could be federalized and deployed" }, { "docid": "20652318", "title": "What Is Love? (Twice song)", "text": "books, movies or dramas\" and it has a bright melody and uptempo dance beat incorporating trap. Tamar Herman of \"Billboard\" described the song as having \"retro electro-pop styling\" and an \"addictive choral hook\", with \"digital quirks, sparkling chimes, and staccato'd percussion over the bubblegum melody\". Like the music video for \"Cheer Up\", the members of Twice portray characters from famous films in the \"What Is Love\" music video. Nayeon is Mia from \"The Princess Diaries\", Jeongyeon and Sana are Molly and Sam from \"Ghost\", Mina and Dahyun are Vic and Matthieu from \"La Boum\", Sana and Tzuyu are Mia and" }, { "docid": "7728581", "title": "What Is Life", "text": "What Is Life \"What Is Life\" is a song by the English musician George Harrison, released on his 1970 triple album \"All Things Must Pass\". In many countries, it was issued as the second single from the album, in February 1971, becoming a top-ten hit in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, and topping singles charts in Australia and Switzerland. In the United Kingdom, \"What Is Life\" appeared as the B-side to \"My Sweet Lord\", which was the best-selling single there of 1971. Harrison's backing musicians on the song include Eric Clapton and the entire Delaney & Bonnie Friends band," }, { "docid": "15468556", "title": "What Is Truth", "text": "What Is Truth \"What Is Truth\" is a single by American country music artist Johnny Cash released in February 1970. Generally viewed as a protest song, a rarity in country music at the time, the simple criticism of the Vietnam War, and war in general, as well as the stereotypical view of many politically liberal hippies made the song a major crossover hit. The song peaked at number 3 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles. It also became Cash's 12th Top 40 single on the Hot 100 chart, peaking at number 19, and his 2nd Top 10 single on the" }, { "docid": "15468557", "title": "What Is Truth", "text": "Adult Contemporary chart, peaking at Number 4. It also reached number 1 on the \"RPM\" Country Tracks chart in Canada. What Is Truth \"What Is Truth\" is a single by American country music artist Johnny Cash released in February 1970. Generally viewed as a protest song, a rarity in country music at the time, the simple criticism of the Vietnam War, and war in general, as well as the stereotypical view of many politically liberal hippies made the song a major crossover hit. The song peaked at number 3 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles. It also became Cash's 12th" }, { "docid": "13424994", "title": "Kansas State Treasurer", "text": "more than 143,000 accounts with total assets of over $2.7 billion. The Treasurer's office is a fee-funded agency. As State Treasurer, LaTurner also serves as a member of the Kansas Public Employee's Retirement System (KPERS) and the Pooled Money Investment Board. Jacob LaTurner has been appointed as State Treasurer, effective upon the April 25, 2017 resignation of Ron Estes, who won a special election in Kansas's 4th congressional district. Kansas State Treasurer The State Treasurer of Kansas is the chief custodian of Kansas’s cash deposits, monies from bond sales, and other securities and collateral and directs the investments of those" }, { "docid": "11661030", "title": "Kansas State Collegian", "text": "Kansas State Collegian The Kansas State Collegian is the official daily student-run newspaper of Kansas State University. Founded in 1896, the \"Collegian\" has a circulation of 4,750. It is owned and published by Collegian Media Group. The inaugural edition of the student newspaper at K-State, then known as the \"Students' Herald\", was published in 1896. The school became the first college or university in the United States to offer a four-year course in printing in 1910 with its industrial journalism curriculum. During World War II, the paper was reduced from a broadsheet to a tabloid and was published once a" }, { "docid": "7340988", "title": "Kansas State School for the Deaf", "text": "schools from the region. Kansas State School for the Deaf The Kansas School For the Deaf, is a K-12 school, located in downtown Olathe, Kansas. In 1866, it became the first school for the deaf established in the state of Kansas, and today it remains the largest. Originally named the \"Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb\", the name has been changed several times to conform to prevailing sensibilities about deafness. Students and staff often refer to the school as \"KSD.\" The school was founded in 1861 by Phillip A. Emery, a deaf person who had taught briefly at Indiana School" }, { "docid": "7340985", "title": "Kansas State School for the Deaf", "text": "Kansas State School for the Deaf The Kansas School For the Deaf, is a K-12 school, located in downtown Olathe, Kansas. In 1866, it became the first school for the deaf established in the state of Kansas, and today it remains the largest. Originally named the \"Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb\", the name has been changed several times to conform to prevailing sensibilities about deafness. Students and staff often refer to the school as \"KSD.\" The school was founded in 1861 by Phillip A. Emery, a deaf person who had taught briefly at Indiana School for the Deaf before" }, { "docid": "6545692", "title": "Kansas–Kansas State football rivalry", "text": "Mack Herron. The game was not decided until the final play, when two K-State defenders jarred the ball loose from a KU receiver in the end zone. The loss sent KU's season into an irreversible tailspin, and the Jayhawks, suffering greatly from the loss of Bobby Douglass and John Zook to the NFL, finished the season 1–9 despite Riggins' brilliance. Following the game, Kansas State fans tore down the goalposts in KU's stadium – an act with a long history in the rivalry, and that K-State fans would repeat in 1994. On November 1, 1980, Kansas defeated Kansas State 20–18" }, { "docid": "226058", "title": "Kansas State University", "text": "The institution petitioned in 1925, and three years later received, a charter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society. Kansas State University has 65 academic departments in nine colleges: Agriculture; Architecture, Planning and Design; Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Human Ecology; Technology and Aviation; and Veterinary Medicine. The graduate school offers 65 master's degree programs and nearly 50 doctoral programs. In 1991, the former Kansas Technical Institute in Salina, Kansas was merged with Kansas State University by an act of the Kansas legislature. The College of Technology and Aviation is at the Salina campus. Initially, this campus" }, { "docid": "10945968", "title": "Grand Lodge of Kansas", "text": "artifacts such as aprons, gavels, lodge furniture, photographs, pins/badges and ephemera. Grand Lodge of Kansas The Grand Lodge of Kansas Ancient Free & Accepted Masons is one of two governing bodies that supervise Freemasonry in the U.S. state of Kansas. The Grand Lodge of Kansas is headquartered at Topeka, Kansas. In 1854, three Wyandot Indians and five white settlers – all of whom were Masons – coalesced in what is now Wyandotte County, Kansas, and petitioned the Grand Lodge of Missouri to establish a Lodge of Masons in a Wyandot Indian village. On August 4, 1854, the dispensation was granted" }, { "docid": "11717991", "title": "Kansas State Wildcats football", "text": "the rivalry has run in Kansas State's favor since the Governor's Cup series began in 1969, with Kansas State holding a 30–19–1 lead. The University of Kansas disputes the series record because it does not acknowledge its forfeit of a 1980 victory. Kansas State has played Iowa State every year since 1917, making it the eighth-longest active series in NCAA college football (102 straight years). The series record is the closest for Kansas State against any of its old Big Eight Conference rivals, with Iowa State holding a 50–48–4 lead following the 2018 game. In 2009 and 2010, the two" }, { "docid": "6038036", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "at number two in the United Kingdom and Germany and hit number one in 13 other countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and Zimbabwe. Debuting at number 87 on 28 August 1993, the song reached number 11 on the Hot 100 in the United States. The song also peaked at number 12 in Australia. By March 1994, worldwide sales of \"What Is Love\" had already reached 2.6 million. When asked about the meaning of \"What Is Love\" in a 2015 interview, Haddaway said: \"Billboard\" wrote about the song: \"Glorious pop/house ditty recently topped" } ]
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What war is connected with the book "Charge of the Light Brigade"?
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[ { "docid": "12375396", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Charge of the Light Brigade The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War. British commander Lord Raglan had intended to send the Light Brigade to prevent the Russians from removing captured guns from overrun Turkish positions, a task for which the light cavalry were well-suited. However, there was miscommunication in the chain of command, and the Light Brigade was instead sent on a frontal assault against a different artillery battery, one well-prepared with excellent fields" }, { "docid": "12375431", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "from long-term unemployment. Charge of the Light Brigade The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War. British commander Lord Raglan had intended to send the Light Brigade to prevent the Russians from removing captured guns from overrun Turkish positions, a task for which the light cavalry were well-suited. However, there was miscommunication in the chain of command, and the Light Brigade was instead sent on a frontal assault against a different artillery battery, one well-prepared" }, { "docid": "13699075", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912 film)", "text": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1912 American short war film directed by J. Searle Dawley and starring James Gordon, Richard Neill and Charles Sutton. It portrays the Charge of the Light Brigade when a brigade of British light cavalry charged entrenched batteries of Russian artillery at the Battle of Balaklava in 1854 during the Crimean War. The plot follows that of Tennyson's poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". The film was made by Edison Studios and shot in Wyoming using 800 American cavalry troopers to play the parts" }, { "docid": "7071879", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem)", "text": "version was used for the second printing of \"Maud\". Tennyson recited this poem onto a wax cylinder in 1890. Rudyard Kipling wrote \"The Last of the Light Brigade\" (1891) some 40 years after the appearance of \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". His poem focuses on the terrible hardships faced in old age by veterans of the Crimean War, as exemplified by the cavalry men of the Light Brigade. Its purpose was to shame the British public into offering financial assistance. The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" is an 1854 narrative poem by" }, { "docid": "7987840", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "Crimea, she did not have an affair with Cardigan. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British DeLuxe Color war film made by Woodfall Film Productions in Panavision and distributed by United Artists, depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It was directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Neil Hartley. It is also notable for the animated credits and linking passages provided by Richard Williams, drawing on the satirical use of jingoistic images. This film followed the famous 1936 version \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\"," }, { "docid": "7071876", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem)", "text": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" is an 1854 narrative poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson about the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War. He wrote it on December 2, 1854, and it was published on December 9, 1854 in \"The Examiner\". He was the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom at the time. During the 1850s, when Great Britain was engaged in the Crimean War, Tennyson wrote several patriotic poems under various pseudonyms. Scholars speculate that Tennyson created his pen names because these verses used" }, { "docid": "7987823", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British DeLuxe Color war film made by Woodfall Film Productions in Panavision and distributed by United Artists, depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It was directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Neil Hartley. It is also notable for the animated credits and linking passages provided by Richard Williams, drawing on the satirical use of jingoistic images. This film followed the famous 1936 version \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\", starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. The film" }, { "docid": "8085666", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "Lake, Lasky Mesa, Chatsworth and Sonora. The Sierra Nevada mountains were used for the Khyber Pass scenes. The film starred Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. The story is very loosely based on the famous Charge of the Light Brigade that took place during the Crimean War (1853–56). Additionally, the story line includes an event similar to the Siege of Cawnpore during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. This was the second of eight films in which Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland starred together. A latter film was made in 1968, under the same name, \"The Charge of the Light" }, { "docid": "7419334", "title": "The Last of the Light Brigade", "text": "The Last of the Light Brigade \"The Last of the Light Brigade\" is a poem written in 1890 by Rudyard Kipling echoing – thirty-six years after the event – Alfred Tennyson's famous poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". Employing synecdoche, Kipling uses his poem to expose the terrible hardship faced in old age by veterans of the Crimean War, as exemplified by the cavalry men of the light brigade who charged at the Battle of Balaclava. It describes a visit by the last twenty survivors of the charge to Tennyson (then in his eightieth year) to reproach him gently" }, { "docid": "7718886", "title": "Flashman at the Charge", "text": "his reputation as a valiant and down-to-earth soldier leads to Prince Albert assigning Flashman as the boy's mentor. Despite every attempt to avoid it, he finds himself in the Crimea showing William what soldiering is all about. The boy's unfortunate death does not allow Flashman to avoid involvement in the most notable actions of the Crimean War, including The Thin Red Line, the Charge of the Heavy Brigade under James Yorke Scarlett, and the infamous Charge of the Light Brigade. Powered by fear and flatulence, he reaches the Russian guns in front of the other surviving members of the charge" } ]
[ { "docid": "13699076", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912 film)", "text": "of the British and Russians. It was released in American cinemas on October 12, 1912 to commemorate the fifty-eighth anniversary of the battle. It was critically well-received with widespread praise for the pioneering new techniques. It was released as an extra on the Region 2 DVD release of the 1968 film \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". The Charge of the Light Brigade (1912 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1912 American short war film directed by J. Searle Dawley and starring James Gordon, Richard Neill and Charles Sutton. It portrays the Charge of the Light Brigade" }, { "docid": "12375408", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "down, and he was best positioned to render assistance to Light Brigade survivors returning from the charge. The French light cavalry, the Chasseurs d'Afrique, was more effective by clearing the Fedyukhin Heights of the two half-batteries of guns, two infantry battalions, and Cossacks to ensure that the Light Brigade would not be hit by fire from that flank, and it provided cover for the remaining elements of the Light Brigade as they withdrew. War correspondent William Howard Russell witnessed the battle and declared: \"Our Light Brigade was annihilated by their own rashness, and by the brutality of a ferocious enemy.\"" }, { "docid": "12375405", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "in front, leading the charge on his horse Ronald. Almost at once, Nolan rushed across the front, passing in front of Cardigan. It may be that he realised that the charge was aimed at the wrong target and was attempting to stop or turn the brigade, but he was killed by an artillery shell and the cavalry continued on its course. Captain Godfrey Morgan was close by and saw what happened: The Light Brigade faced withering fire from three sides which devastated their force on the ride, yet they were able to engage the Russian forces at the end of" }, { "docid": "12375428", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Mr. Hayes Fisher, M.P., who presided, said that the last pensioned survivor of the Charge of the Light Brigade died on the previous day. His name was Thomas Warr. The last survivor was Edwin Hughes of the 13th Light Dragoons, who died on the 18th May 1927, aged 96. Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote evocatively about the battle in his poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". Tennyson's poem, written 2 December and published on 9 December 1854, in \"The Examiner\", praises the Brigade (\"When can their glory fade? O the wild charge they made!\") while trenchantly mourning the" }, { "docid": "8085665", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1936 American historical adventure film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Samuel Bischoff, with Hal B. Wallis as executive producer, from a screenplay by Michael Jacoby and Rowland Leigh, from a story by Michael Jacoby based on the poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The music score was by Max Steiner; his first for Warners and the cinematography by Sol Polito. Scenes were shot at the following California locations: Lone Pine, Sherwood" }, { "docid": "12375404", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Heavy Brigade. Although the Heavy Brigade was better armoured and intended for frontal assaults on infantry positions, neither force was remotely equipped for a frontal assault on a fully dug-in and alerted artillery battery—much less one with an excellent line of sight over a mile in length and supported on two sides by artillery batteries providing enfilading fire from elevated ground. The semi-suicidal nature of this charge was surely evident to the troopers of the Light Brigade, but if there were any objection to the orders, it was not recorded. The Light Brigade set off down the valley with Cardigan" }, { "docid": "8085671", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "Lancer\" (1935) had been released to great popularity, ushering in a series of British Empire adventure tales. Michel Jacoby had developed a story based on the famous charge but, although Warners bought Jacoby's script, the final script was closer to \"Lives of a Bengal Lancer\". An original working title was \"The Charge of the 600\". Warners wanted an all-British cast. Errol Flynn (Australian, but often considered Irish) had made such a strong impression in \"Captain Blood\" he was removed from supporting Fredric March in \"Anthony Adverse\" to play the lead in \"Charge of the Light Brigade\". Ian Hunter was connected" }, { "docid": "12375398", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "delivered the written orders with some verbal interpretation, then died in the first minute of the assault. The charge was made by the Light Brigade of the British cavalry, which consisted of the 4th and 13th Light Dragoons, 17th Lancers, and the 8th and 11th Hussars, under the command of Major General James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan. Also present that day was the Heavy Brigade, commanded by Major General James Yorke Scarlett, who was a past Commanding Officer of the 5th Dragoon Guards. The Heavy Brigade was made up of the 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards, the 5th Dragoon" }, { "docid": "12375422", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "military historian and a former cavalryman, insisted on taking time out during the Yalta Conference in 1945 to see the battlefield for himself. One research project used a mathematical model to examine how the charge might have turned out if conducted differently. The analysis suggested that a charge toward the redoubt on the Causeway Heights, as Raglan had apparently intended, would have led to even higher British casualties. By contrast, the charge might have succeeded if the Heavy Brigade had accompanied the Light Brigade along the valley, as Lucan had initially directed. According to Norman Dixon, 19th-century accounts of the" }, { "docid": "12375397", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "of defensive fire. The Light Brigade reached the battery under withering direct fire and scattered some of the gunners, but they were forced to retreat immediately, and the assault ended with very high British casualties and no decisive gains. The events were the subject of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's narrative poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" (1854), published just six weeks after the event. Its lines emphasise the valour of the cavalry in bravely carrying out their orders, regardless of the nearly inevitable outcome. Blame has remained controversial for the miscommunication, as the order was vague and Louis Edward Nolan" }, { "docid": "12375403", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "was killed in the ensuing battle. In response to the order, Lucan instructed Cardigan to lead his command of about 670 troopers of the Light Brigade straight into the valley between the Fedyukhin Heights and the Causeway Heights. In his poem, \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" (1854), Tennyson dubbed this hollow \"The Valley of Death\". The opposing Russian forces were commanded by Pavel Liprandi and included approximately 20 battalions of infantry supported by over 50 artillery pieces. These forces were deployed on both sides and at the opposite end of the valley. Lucan himself was to follow with the" }, { "docid": "8085677", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "film was the studio's most expensive and most popular film of 1936, earning $1,176,000 domestically and $1,560,000 foreign. Jack Sullivan won the Academy Award for Best Assistant Director for his work on the film, and the film was also nominated for the Academy Award for Sound (Nathan Levinson) and the Academy Award for Original Music Score. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film) The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1936 American historical adventure film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Samuel Bischoff, with Hal B. Wallis as executive producer, from" }, { "docid": "12375426", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "by Prince Michael of Kent. A survivor, John Penn, who died in Dunbar in 1886, left a personal account of his military career, including the Charge, written for a friend. This survives and is held by East Lothian Council Archives. A number of individuals who died during 1916–17 were thought to be the 'last' survivor of the Charge of the Light Brigade. For example, Sergeant James A. Mustard of the 17th Lancers, aged 85, had his funeral with military honours at Twickenham in early February 1916. In the \"Abergavenny Chronicle\" news report published on 11 February it was stated: He" }, { "docid": "7987839", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "case of the 17th Lancers, double white stripes. In one scene a single trooper of the 17th is correctly attired. The film's depiction of the Battle of Balaclava shows the initial Russian attack on the redoubts and of course the Charge of the Light Brigade, but elides both the stand of the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders (the \"Thin Red Line\") and the Charge of the Heavy Brigade. According to director Tony Richardson, the Heavy Brigade scene was filmed but later cut at the studio's behest. Likewise Fanny Duberly is shown to be seduced by Lord Cardigan; although she was in the" }, { "docid": "7987832", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "before he can warn Cardigan. This is 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'. The Light Brigade, torn apart by the cannons, clashes briefly with the Russians and then retreats. With most of his force dead or wounded, Lord Cardigan who led his men valiantly, is ironically unharmed, but he immediately begins bickering with the other officers about who must take the blame for the disaster. The British army at its very best and worst. The screenplay was written by Charles Wood from a first draft (uncredited) by John Osborne. It aimed to be brutally authentic, based in part on the" }, { "docid": "12375407", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "two men who were in that charge would describe it in the same way. When I was back pretty nearly where we started from I found that I was the senior officer of those not wounded, and, consequently, in command, there being two others, both juniors to me, in the same position — Lieut. Wombwell and Cornet Cleveland. Lucan and his troops of the Heavy Brigade failed to provide any support for the Light Brigade—they entered the mouth of the valley but did not advance farther. Lucan's explanation was that he saw no point in having a second brigade mown" }, { "docid": "7071877", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem)", "text": "a traditional structure Tennyson employed in his earlier career but suppressed during the 1840s, worrying that poems like \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\" (which he initially signed only A.T.) \"might prove not to be decorous for a poet laureate\". The poem was written after the Light Cavalry Brigade suffered great casualties in the Battle of Balaclava. Tennyson wrote the poem based on two articles published in \"The Times\": the first, published in November, 1854, provided the phrase \"Some one has blunder'd\" and thus the meter of the poem. The poem was written in a few minutes on December 2" }, { "docid": "12375416", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "orally instead of handing over the written orders. He said, \"There, my lord, is your enemy! There are your guns!\", and he added the word \"attack\", whereas Raglan had intended merely a show of force. Nolan's version of the order and accompanying gesture were misunderstood, causing the disaster described above. Nolan rode with the charge and died in it. Maxse's letter said that Nolan was annoyed at how little the Light Brigade had done previously, and that he was angry against Lucan. Nigel Kingscote was another of Raglan's staff officers, and he agreed that the fault was Nolan's and said" }, { "docid": "12375420", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "a letter refuting point by point Raglan's \"London Gazette\" dispatch, but his criticism of his superior was not tolerated, and Lucan was recalled to England in March 1855. The Charge of the Light Brigade became a subject of considerable controversy and public dispute on his return. He strongly rejected Raglan's version of events, calling it \"an imputation reflecting seriously on my professional character.\" In an exchange of public correspondence printed in the pages of \"The Times\", Lucan blamed Raglan and his deceased aide-de-camp Captain Nolan, who had been the actual deliverer of the disputed order. Lucan subsequently defended himself with" }, { "docid": "8085673", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "at a restaurant across the road from where the actors were staying. There was some shooting done in Mexico where there were fewer restrictions on hurting animals. The film comes to a climax at the Battle of Balaclava, subject of Lord Tennyson's poem \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\". The lancers charge into the valley and brave the Russian cannons, and many are killed. Text from Tennyson's poem is superimposed on the screen, coupled with Max Steiner's musical score. Director Michael Curtiz, who did not have an excellent command of English, shouted \"Bring on the empty horses\", meaning \"riderless horses\"." }, { "docid": "12375401", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "the light cavalry to prevent the Russians from successfully withdrawing the naval guns from the redoubts they had captured on the reverse side of the Causeway Heights, the hill forming the south side of the valley. This was an optimum task for the Light Brigade, as their superior speed would ensure the Russians would be forced to either quickly abandon the cumbersome guns or be cut down \"en masse\" while they attempted to flee with them. Raglan could see what was happening from his high vantage point on the west side of the valley. However, the lie of the land" }, { "docid": "7987836", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "with his dogs was shot at 6 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London, a few doors along from the earl's actual London residence of 17 Carlton House Terrace. Other London street scenes were filmed in the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich. The Royal Mint, opposite the Tower of London, represented Horseguards, the headquarters of the Army. The barracks scenes in the first half of the film were filmed at Beaumont Barracks in Aldershot in Hampshire, while the 'Crimea' scenes, including the Charge itself, were filmed in Turkey with the action sequences directed by Bob Simmons. \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\"" }, { "docid": "12375429", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "appalling futility of the charge (\"Not tho' the soldier knew, someone had blunder'd... Charging an army, while all the world wonder'd\"). Tennyson wrote the poem inside only a few minutes after reading an account of the battle in \"The Times\", according to his grandson Sir Charles Tennyson. It immediately became hugely popular, and even reached the troops in the Crimea, where it was distributed in pamphlet form. Nearly 36 years later Kipling wrote \"The Last of the Light Brigade\" (1890), commemorating a visit by the last 20 survivors to Tennyson (then aged 80) to reproach him gently for not writing" }, { "docid": "7987831", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "from his high vantage point. Cardigan, at his lower level, can only see the valley with the cannons, and assumes that he must charge into this. When he queries the order, Nolan loses his temper and gestures vaguely with his arm, shouting \"There, my Lord, is your enemy and there are your guns!\" (these, or something close to them, were his actual words). As the cavalry advances into cannon fire Nolan - who has gained permission from his friend Morris to ride with Cardigan's light brigade as they chase the Russians - realises his mistake, but is killed by shrapnel" }, { "docid": "12375399", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Guards, the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons and the Scots Greys. The two brigades were the only British cavalry force at the battle. The Light Brigade were the British light cavalry force. It mounted light, fast horses which were unarmoured. The men were armed with lances and sabres. Optimized for maximum mobility and speed, they were intended for reconnaissance and skirmishing. They were also ideal for cutting down infantry and artillery units as they attempted to retreat. The Heavy Brigade under James Scarlett was the British heavy cavalry force. It mounted large, heavy chargers. The men were equipped with metal helmets and" }, { "docid": "12375415", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "from the greatest apparent certainty of death which could possibly be conceived. A newspaper report on 11 December 2016 revealed another version of what happened when a letter was found in the British Library, written by Lieutenant Frederick Maxse who was on Lord Raglan's staff at Balaklava. It said that Lord Raglan had sent an order for the Light Brigade to \"follow the enemy and try to prevent the enemy from carrying away the guns\", referring to some British artillery which were at risk. Raglan sent the order with 36 year-old Captain Louis Nolan, who passed it on to Lucan" }, { "docid": "8085669", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "vengeance resolve at the Battle of Balaclava. Aware that Surat Khan is inspecting Russian positions opposite the 27th Lancers, Maj. Vickers secretly replaces written orders by Sir Charles Macefield (Henry Stephenson) to the commander of the Light Brigade, Sir Benjamin Warrenton (Nigel Bruce), to withdraw from the Balaclava Heights. Vickers instead orders the famous suicidal attack so the lancers can avenge the Chukoti massacre. Before the charge, Maj. Vickers reminds troops of the Chukoti Massacre and directs their anger: \"Our objective is Surit Khan!\" Although the 27th Lancers lose nearly all their 600 strength, they successfully breach Russian artillery positions." }, { "docid": "8085675", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "followed suit and banned tripwires from films. Unlike Flynn's other blockbuster films, because of the number of horses killed, it was never re-released by Warner Brothers, and so wouldn't be seen again until 1956, when Warner Brothers sold the rights to it and other pre-1950 films to Associated Artists Productions and it subsequently premiered on television. \"QUIS SUPERABIT<br> WHO SHALL EXCEL THEM<br> Dedication<br> To the officers and men<br> Of the Light Brigade who<br> Died victorious in a gallant<br> Charge at Balaklava for<br> Queen and Country<br> A.D. 1856\" \"The world is indebted to Alfred,<br> Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate to<br> Her Majesty," }, { "docid": "12375409", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Cardigan survived the battle, although stories circulated that he was not actually present. He led the charge from the front, never looking back, and did not see what was happening to the troops behind him. He reached the Russian guns, took part in the fight, and then returned alone up the valley without bothering to rally or even find out what had happened to the survivors. He afterwards said that all he could think about was his rage against Captain Nolan, who he thought had tried to take over the leadership of the charge. After riding back up the valley," }, { "docid": "12375421", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "a speech in the House of Lords on 19 March. Lucan evidently escaped blame for the charge, as he was made a member of the Order of the Bath in July of that same year. Although he never again saw active duty, he reached the rank of general in 1865 and was made a field marshal in the year before his death. The charge continues to be studied by modern military historians and students as an example of what can go wrong when accurate military intelligence is lacking and orders are unclear. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who was a keen" }, { "docid": "12375419", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "considered that he was bound to attack at all hazards, and he accordingly ordered Major-General the Earl of Cardigan to move forward with the Light Brigade.\" Lucan was furious at being made a scapegoat: Raglan claimed he should have exercised his discretion, but throughout the campaign up to that date Lucan considered Raglan had allowed him no independence at all and required that his orders be followed to the letter. Cardigan, who had merely obeyed orders, blamed Lucan for giving those orders. He returned home a hero and was promoted to Inspector General of the Cavalry. Lucan attempted to publish" }, { "docid": "12375417", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "that Nolan would have been \"broke by court martial\" if he had survived. The brigade was not completely destroyed, but did suffer terribly, with 118 men killed, 127 wounded, and about 60 taken prisoner. After regrouping, only 195 men were still with horses. The futility of the action and its reckless bravery prompted the French Marshal Pierre Bosquet to state: \"\"C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas la guerre.\"\" (\"It is magnificent, but it is not war.\") He continued, in a rarely quoted phrase: \"\"C'est de la folie\"\" — \"It is madness.\" The Russian commanders are said to have initially believed" }, { "docid": "12375423", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "charge tended to focus on the bravery and glory of the cavalrymen, much more than the military blunders involved, with the perverse effect that it \"did much to strengthen those very forms of tradition which put such an incapacitating stranglehold on military endeavor for the next eighty or so years,\" i.e., until after World War I. The fate of the surviving members of the charge was investigated by Edward James Boys, a military historian, who documented their lives from leaving the army to their deaths. His records are described as being the most definitive project of its kind ever undertaken." }, { "docid": "7987827", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "Lord Cardigan to lead the Light Cavalry Brigade under his equally unpleasant arch-rival and brother-in-law Lord Lucan (Harry Andrews), who has been appointed to command the Cavalry Division. Captain Nolan, enlisted as Raglan's aide, is glad to get away from Britain; it gives him an escape from the morally uneasy affair he has been having with Clarissa Morris (Vanessa Redgrave), the wife of his best friend William (Mark Burns). Also travelling with the British command is the 8th Hussars' paymaster's wife named Fanny Duberly (Jill Bennett), who wants to observe battle first-hand (and be near Lord Cardigan, with whom she" }, { "docid": "8085674", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "David Niven used this as the title of his book about the Golden Age of Hollywood. The battlefield set was lined with tripwires to trip the cavalry horses. For the filming of the climactic charge, 125 horses were tripped; of those, 25 were killed or had to be put down afterward. Errol Flynn, an accomplished horseman, was outraged by the animal cruelty and by director Michael Curtiz's seeming indifference and attacked Curtiz. They were pulled apart before any serious damage was done. The charge sequence forced the U.S. Congress to ensure the safety of animals in motion pictures; the ASPCA" }, { "docid": "7987838", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "at the centre of the 'black bottle' affair, when Moselle wine was ordered for a guest rather than the champagne that Lord Cardigan had required. The wine was served in a black bottle, causing Cardigan to assume that the officers were consuming beer, a drink for enlisted men. The officer actually concerned was Captain John Reynolds. In the film all of the Light Brigade regiments are outfitted with cherry coloured breeches when only the 11th Hussars wore breeches of that colour. Officers and troopers of the other four regiments wore dark blue breeches, with double yellow stripes, or in the" }, { "docid": "12270211", "title": "3rd Light Horse Brigade", "text": "the newly formed Imperial Camel Corps Battalions. 3rd Light Horse Brigade The 3rd Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade first saw action during the Dardanelles Campaign in the Battle of Gallipoli where they were noted for their charge during the Battle of the Nek. After being withdrawn to Egypt in February 1916 they were involved in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign until the end of the war. They were attached to a number of different formations being part of" }, { "docid": "12270203", "title": "3rd Light Horse Brigade", "text": "3rd Light Horse Brigade The 3rd Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade first saw action during the Dardanelles Campaign in the Battle of Gallipoli where they were noted for their charge during the Battle of the Nek. After being withdrawn to Egypt in February 1916 they were involved in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign until the end of the war. They were attached to a number of different formations being part of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps" }, { "docid": "7419335", "title": "The Last of the Light Brigade", "text": "for not writing a sequel about the way in which England was treating its old soldiers. Some sources treat the poem as an account of a real event, but other commentators class the destitute old soldiers as allegorical, with the visit invented by Kipling to draw attention to the poverty in which the real survivors were living, in the same way that he evoked Tommy Atkins in \"The Absent Minded Beggar\". Unlike Tennyson's poem, and like first-person accounts of the Light Brigade, Kipling's poem was largely ignored. The Last of the Light Brigade \"The Last of the Light Brigade\" is" }, { "docid": "4930584", "title": "The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits)", "text": "\"\"The Light Brigade\"\" refers to the ship on which the story takes place. This leads the captain of the vessel to attempt to read a verse of the original poem to the men before the commencing of their mission. This ship is the last hope of humanity in a war against an alien race. In an attempt to turn the tide of the war, humanity is resorting to a Hiroshima type strike. The \"Light Brigade\" carries a new, subatomic bomb, to be delivered to the enemy homeworld. This bomb works by breaking down the forces which hold subatomic particles together" }, { "docid": "4930586", "title": "The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits)", "text": "spy, meaning the real Skokes never escaped captivity. In the closing scene, at huge personal cost, the bomb is released over what the crew believe to be the alien homeworld. It is in fact Earth, and the mission is not only a failure but allows for the unleashing of the doomsday weapon on an already crippled humanity. The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits) \"The Light Brigade\" is an episode of \"The Outer Limits\" television series that first aired on 23 June 1996, during the second season. The episode is a sequel to the season one episode \"Quality of Mercy\". Robert" }, { "docid": "7987834", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)", "text": "his own production company and Joseph E. Levine. At the conclusion of a lengthy settlement in Richardson's favour, Harvey demanded a role in the film. He was given the role of Prince Radziwill, a Polish officer with the Heavy Brigade, but his part was edited out of the completed film. This lawsuit led to a falling out between Tony Richardson and John Osborne, when the latter refused to alter his script for being too close to Woodham-Smith's book. In his memoirs, Tony Richardson mentions approaching Rex Harrison to play Lord Cardigan. However, a newspaper erroneously reported that George C. Scott" }, { "docid": "12375427", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "was one of thirty-eight men of the 145 of the 17th Lancers that came out of the charge led by Cardigan, and was always of the opinion that no one sounded the charge at all. He was in the battles of Alma and Mackenzie's Farm, and the storming and taking of Sebastopol, and before leaving for Varna marched with his regiment from Hampton Court to Portsmouth. In \"The Cambrian News\" of 30 June 1916, the passing of another 'last' was noted, Thomas Warr, aged 85, at Dorchester: At the meeting of the Royal Patriotic Fund Corporation in London last week" }, { "docid": "12375425", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "at the fashionable Willis's Rooms, St James's Square. Reunion dinners were held for a number of years. On 2 August 1890, trumpeter Martin Leonard Landfried, from the 17th Lancers, who may (or may not) have sounded the bugle charge at Balaclava, made a recording on an Edison cylinder that can be heard , with a bugle which had been used at Waterloo in 1815. In 2004, on the 150th anniversary of the charge, a commemoration of the event was held at Balaklava. As part of the anniversary, a monument dedicated to the 25,000 British participants of the conflict was unveiled" }, { "docid": "4930583", "title": "The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits)", "text": "The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits) \"The Light Brigade\" is an episode of \"The Outer Limits\" television series that first aired on 23 June 1996, during the second season. The episode is a sequel to the season one episode \"Quality of Mercy\". Robert Patrick reprises his role as Major John Skokes. Four soldiers, including repatriated prisoner of war Major John Skokes, are the last survivors of a space battle. On board a crippled space cruiser, they are slowly dying of radiation poisoning, but they are the only remaining chance to launch a strike against the alien enemy. In this episode," }, { "docid": "9406939", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when the Arab militia, referred to as \"murahaleen\" (which is Arabic for the deported), wipes out his Dinka village, Marial Bai. During the assault, he loses sight" }, { "docid": "9406947", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "That Happens Will Happen Today\". Tom Tykwer plans to adapt the novel into a film. In 2009, the novel received the Prix Médicis étranger in France. What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when" }, { "docid": "6620892", "title": "The Trenchcoat Brigade", "text": "The Trenchcoat Brigade The Trenchcoat Brigade is a four-issue comic book limited series that was published in 1999 as a part of DC Comics' Vertigo imprint, featuring several mystic DC Universe characters. The title references an offhand joke used by John Constantine in the earlier \"Books of Magic\" series to label a loose affiliation of mystics including himself, Phantom Stranger, Doctor Occult, and Mister E who share a preference for trenchcoats as their outdoor wear (Constantine was knowingly paraphrasing the title of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's famous \"The Charge of the Light Brigade\", about a reckless military event). They first appeared" }, { "docid": "12375418", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "that the British soldiers must have been drunk. Somerset Calthorpe, aide-de-camp to Lord Raglan, wrote a letter to a friend three days after the charge. He detailed casualty numbers but did not distinguish between those killed and those taken prisoner: Slow communications meant that news of the disaster did not reach the British public until three weeks after the action. The British commanders' dispatches from the front were published in an extraordinary edition of the \"London Gazette\" of 12 November 1854. Raglan blamed Lucan for the charge, claiming that \"from some misconception of the order to advance, the Lieutenant-General (Lucan)" }, { "docid": "12375412", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "in their onset. In the two regiments which I had the honour to lead, every officer, with one exception, was either killed or wounded, or had his horse shot under him or injured. Those regiments proceeded, followed by the second line, consisting of two more regiments of cavalry, which continued to perform the duty of cutting down the Russian gunners. Then came the third line, formed of another regiment, which endeavoured to complete the duty assigned to our brigade. I believe that this was achieved with great success, and the result was that this body, composed of only about 670" }, { "docid": "12375424", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "Edwin Hughes, who died on 14 May 1927, aged 96, was the last survivor. In October 1875, survivors of the charge met at the Alexandra Palace in London to celebrate its 21st anniversary. The celebrations were fully reported in the \"Illustrated London News\" of 30 October 1875, which included the recollections of several of the survivors, including those of Edward Richard Woodham, the Chairman of the Committee that organised the celebration. Tennyson was invited, but could not attend. Lucan, the senior commander surviving, was not present, but attended a separate celebration, held later in the day, with other senior officers" }, { "docid": "9622513", "title": "The Saturday Light Brigade", "text": "The Saturday Light Brigade The Saturday Light Brigade is a public radio program featuring acoustic music and family programming including participatory puzzles and games as well as on-air telephone calls from children and adults. Broadcast since 1978, it is one of the longest-running public radio programs in the United States. The Saturday Light Brigade is broadcast live from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (Eastern) on Saturday mornings and airs on WRCT in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, WSAJ in Grove City, Pennsylvania, WNJR in Washington, PA, WCUC in Clarion, PA, WIUP in Indiana, PA, WMCO in New Concord, Ohio, and WOHM in Charleston," }, { "docid": "2662409", "title": "Charge (warfare)", "text": "on 31 October 1917, the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade charged across two miles of open terrain in the face of Ottoman artillery and machine gun fire to successfully capture Beersheba in what would come to be known as the Battle of Beersheba. On 16 May 1919, during the Third Anglo-Afghan War, the 1st King's Dragoon Guards made the last recorded charge by a British horsed cavalry regiment at Dakka, a village in Afghan territory, north west of the Khyber Pass. During the Spanish Civil War, there was a massive cavalry charge by the Fascist’s division during the Battle of" }, { "docid": "9840747", "title": "Light Infantry Brigade", "text": "Light Infantry Brigade The Light Infantry Brigade was an administrative formation of the British Army from 1948 to 1968. The Brigade administered the regular English light infantry regiments. After the Second World War the British Army had fourteen infantry depots, each bearing a letter. Infantry Depot J at Farnborough, Hants was the headquarters for the six English light infantry regiments. In 1948, the depots adopted names and this depot became the Light Infantry Brigade, with all regiments being reduced to a single battalion at the same time. The Light Infantry Brigade was formed on 14 July 1948, combining the depots" }, { "docid": "16225027", "title": "157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "River Elbe. The 157th Infantry Brigade was constituted as follows during the war: The following officers commanded the 157th Infantry Brigade during the war: 157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade The 157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army. The brigade fought in both World War I and World War II, assigned to 52nd (Lowland) Division. The Highland Light Infantry Brigade was originally a Volunteer Infantry Brigade formed in 1902 when the former Glasgow Brigade of the Volunteer Force was split up. The four Volunteer Battalions of the Highland Light Infantry constituted one brigade, while the" }, { "docid": "8085667", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "Brigade\" and starred Trevor Howard and Vanessa Redgrave. In 1854, Major Geoffrey Vickers (Errol Flynn) and his brother, Captain Perry Vickers (Patric Knowles), are stationed in India, with the 27th Lancers of the British Army. It is during the period of East India Company dominance over the Indian subcontinent. Perry has secretly betrayed Geoffrey by stealing the love of his fiancee Elsa (Olivia de Havilland). During an official visit to local tributary rajah, Surat Khan (C. Henry Gordon), Geoffrey saves the rajah's life while hunting, for which the rajah promises eternal gratitude. Later, Maj. Vickers is stationed at the British" }, { "docid": "12375402", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "around Lucan and the cavalry prevented him from seeing the Russians' efforts to remove the guns from the redoubts and retreat. The order was drafted by Brigadier Richard Airey and carried by Captain Louis Edward Nolan. Nolan carried the further oral instruction that the cavalry was to attack immediately. When Lucan asked what guns were referred to, Nolan is said to have indicated with a wide sweep of his arm—not the causeway redoubts—but the mass of Russian guns in a redoubt at the end of the valley, around a mile away. His reasons for the misdirection are unknown because he" }, { "docid": "4930585", "title": "The Light Brigade (The Outer Limits)", "text": "to form an atom. As with the original atomic bomb, a very limited number were made. The first was tested on one of the Martian moons, and it created an explosion of such power that it was daylight on Earth for several days. The \"Light Brigade\"'s purpose is to deliver this powerful weapon to destroy the enemy homeworld. Unfortunately, the aliens ambush the ship and use their unique methods to trick the survivors of the \"Light Brigade\" into failing their mission. This feat is achieved by Robert Patrick's character, John Skokes, whose physical likeness has been assumed by an alien" }, { "docid": "9622515", "title": "The Saturday Light Brigade", "text": "2001, SLB and Children's Museum of Pittsburgh entered into an agreement whereby SLB would move its offices and studios to the soon-to-be expanded museum. Lucker elected to take a sabbatical in early 2003 and remained involved on the Advisory Board. He died in 2008 after a courageous fight with cancer. In November 2003, SLB moved its Pittsburgh affiliation from WYEP to WRCT. The museum studios opened in November 2004 and are now the site of live broadcasts and off-air workshops. Online broadcasts: The Saturday Light Brigade The Saturday Light Brigade is a public radio program featuring acoustic music and family" }, { "docid": "12375414", "title": "Charge of the Light Brigade", "text": "were killed, and many of the soldiers who had lost their horses were also shot down while endeavouring to escape. But what, my Lord, was the feeling and what the bearing of those brave men who returned to the position. Of each of these regiments there returned but a small detachment, two-thirds of the men engaged having been destroyed? I think that every man who was engaged in that disastrous affair at Balaklava, and who was fortunate enough to come out of it alive, must feel that it was only by a merciful decree of Almighty Providence that he escaped" }, { "docid": "16225021", "title": "157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade The 157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army. The brigade fought in both World War I and World War II, assigned to 52nd (Lowland) Division. The Highland Light Infantry Brigade was originally a Volunteer Infantry Brigade formed in 1902 when the former Glasgow Brigade of the Volunteer Force was split up. The four Volunteer Battalions of the Highland Light Infantry constituted one brigade, while the four Volunteer Battalions of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) formed the other (the Scottish Rifles Brigade Brigade, later the 156th (Scottish Rifles) Brigade of the" }, { "docid": "18043660", "title": "In the Light of What We Know", "text": "shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2014 and nominated for the Folio Prize 2015. The author was shortlisted for New Writer of the Year award at the National Book Awards (UK) 2014. In the Light of What We Know In the Light of What We Know is the debut novel of Zia Haider Rahman. First published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, the novel was released in the spring of 2014 to international critical acclaim and earned its author the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Britain's oldest literary prize. and the inaugural International Ranald McDonald prize 2016. The novel has already been" }, { "docid": "8085670", "title": "The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936 film)", "text": "There, Vickers finds and kills Surat Khan, at the cost of his own life. Later, it emerges that Maj. Vickers wrote to Sir Charles Macefield explaining his actions, a note which he forced his brother Perry to deliver, under threat of court martial, so sparing his brother almost certain death. After receiving Maj. Vickers' explanation of why the charge happened, Macefield takes responsibility and burns the note to protect Vickers' good name. The charge had been portrayed in a British movie, \"The Jaws of Death\", in 1930. Warner Bros were inspired to make the film after \"Lives of a Bengal" }, { "docid": "16232573", "title": "151st (Durham Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "giving it the following composition: After the Armistice with Germany, 50th Division was disbanded in France on 19 March 1919. The old Northumbrian Division was reconstituted in April 1920. The brigade fought in the following actions during World War I: The following officers commanded the brigade during World War I: 151st (Durham Light Infantry) Brigade The Durham Light Infantry Brigade was formed in 1902 to command the part-time Volunteer battalions of the Durham Light Infantry (DLI). Previously these had been in a combined Tyne and Tees Brigade with battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers. It consisted of the 1st–4th Volunteer Battalions" }, { "docid": "12270421", "title": "4th Light Horse Brigade", "text": "additional training occurred at the Heliopolis Camp. Subsequent embarkations of reinforcements occurred as and when sufficient recruits were gathered and prepared for movement to a war theatre. After returning to Egypt from the Gallipoli Campaign the 4th, 11th and 12th Light Horse Regiments remained unbrigaded until the War Office agreed to reform the 4th Light Horse Brigade in January 1917. The brigade would join the 3rd Light Horse Brigade and the 5th and 6th Mounted Brigades to form the Imperial Mounted Division (later known as the Australian Mounted Division). The most notable action the 4th Light Horse Brigade participated in" }, { "docid": "12271711", "title": "2nd Light Horse Brigade", "text": "2nd Light Horse Brigade The 2nd Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade first saw action while serving in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Dardanelles Campaign in the Battle of Gallipoli. After being withdrawn to Egypt in February 1916 they served in the ANZAC Mounted Division from March 1916 as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign until the end of the war. The 2nd Light Horse Brigade was raised" }, { "docid": "12270419", "title": "4th Light Horse Brigade", "text": "4th Light Horse Brigade The 4th Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force serving in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade was formed in March 1915 and shipped to Egypt without their horses and was broken up in Egypt in August 1915. Reformed in February 1917, the Brigade was attached to the Imperial Mounted Division of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force and in June 1917 transferred to the Australian Mounted Division, where it served in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign until the end of the war. The 4th Light Horse" }, { "docid": "18043649", "title": "In the Light of What We Know", "text": "In the Light of What We Know In the Light of What We Know is the debut novel of Zia Haider Rahman. First published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, the novel was released in the spring of 2014 to international critical acclaim and earned its author the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Britain's oldest literary prize. and the inaugural International Ranald McDonald prize 2016. The novel has already been translated into Dutch, French and Portuguese and is to be translated into several other languages. Much of the novel is set during the war in Afghanistan at the beginning of the" }, { "docid": "16225025", "title": "157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "Light Infantry and remained this way for most of the inter-war period. In 1938, due to an increasing need to strengthen the anti-aircraft defences of the country, the 7th Battalion, HLI was transferred to the Royal Artillery and converted into 83rd (7th (Blythswood) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Artillery. In the same year the 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion was redesignated 1st Battalion, Glasgow Highlanders but still retained the Highland Light Infantry as its parent regiment. In the following year the brigade was redesignated as 157th Infantry Brigade. During the Second World War, the brigade served with the division" }, { "docid": "18043657", "title": "In the Light of What We Know", "text": "complacency”; \"Dawn\" called it a “a semantic and linguistic Wonderland”; “a virtuoso debut”...”gorgeously written” said \"Vogue\"; and \"The Daily Beast\" wrote of “sentences ramifying and unraveling to bring in more and more ideas…in a way that few still alive can command.” On the influential Dutch television show \"De Wereld Draait Door\", a panel of critics unanimously praised the book, saying “This is the Great American Novel,” “Rahman is one of the great writers of our time” and “This book proves that the novel is not dead but vital and flourishing.” \"In the Light of What We Know\" appeared in several" }, { "docid": "8344769", "title": "The Devil's Brigade (film)", "text": "The Devil's Brigade (film) The Devil's Brigade is a 1968 American DeLuxe Color war film filmed in Panavision, based on the 1966 book of the same name co-written by American novelist and historian Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton, a member of the brigade. The film recounts the formation, training, and first mission of the 1st Special Service Force, a joint American-Canadian commando unit, known as the Devil's Brigade. The film dramatizes the Brigade's first mission in the Italian Campaign, the task of capturing what had been an impregnable German mountain stronghold, Monte la Difensa. In the summer of" }, { "docid": "9406942", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "writes: \"Over the course of many years, Dave and I have collaborated to tell my story... I told [him] what I knew and what I could remember, and from that material he created this work of art.\" The book is typical of Eggers' style: blending non-fictional and fictional elements into a non-fiction novel or memoir. By classifying the book a novel, Eggers says, he freed himself to re-create conversations, streamline complex relationships, add relevant detail and manipulate time and space in helpful ways—all while maintaining the essential truthfulness of the storytelling. However, not all critics were impressed. Lee Siegel sees" }, { "docid": "10814052", "title": "War of the Robots (adventure book)", "text": "War of the Robots (adventure book) \"War of the Robots\" is a BBC Books adventure book written by Trevor Baxendale and is based on the long-running British science fiction television series \"Doctor Who\". It features the Tenth Doctor and Martha. This is part of the \"Decide Your Destiny\" series which make the reader choose what happens in the book. On a distant world populated by robots, war has been raging for many years. Can you, the Doctor and Martha discover why the robots are fighting and end the war once and for all? The book has received some mixed reviews." }, { "docid": "10728237", "title": "3rd Light Armoured Brigade (France)", "text": "3rd Light Armoured Brigade (France) The 3rd Light Armoured Brigade (), the previous 3rd Mechanised Brigade, was a unit of the French Army. The brigade was heir to the traditions of the 3rd Armored Division, an heir of the 3rd Algerian Infantry Division. The 3rd Light Armoured Brigade was dissolved on June 16, 2016. The 3rd Division was recreated on June 20, 2016 within the cadre of the reorganization of the French Army. The 3rd Mechanised Brigade is heir of the 3rd Algerian Infantry Division 3 DIA which illustrated capability during World War II under the orders of général de" }, { "docid": "3246037", "title": "The Book of the War", "text": "other parallels with \"Doctor Who\" characters and concepts can be found, but these links are not explicit. No familiarity with \"Doctor Who\" is required to appreciate \"The Book of the War\". Characters and settings from \"The Book of the War\" appear in later \"Faction Paradox\" novels including \"Of the City of the Saved...\", \"Warring States\" and \"Newtons Sleep\", and the short story anthology \"A Romance in Twelve Parts\". The otherwise unrelated novel \"Dictionary of the Khazars\" is a rare example of similar use of a non-linear encyclopedic structure for a work of fiction. The Book of the War The Book" }, { "docid": "18043659", "title": "In the Light of What We Know", "text": "– but for our century.” Rebecca Mead of \"The New Yorker\" wrote that the novel was \"talky and intellectual, while also unfolding a riveting drama: a deeply satisfying book,\" and that it was remarkable, “a 21st-century novel written with the ambition of scope of a 19th-century novel, and bearing the seriousness of purpose of a 20th-century one.” \"In the Light of What We Know\" earned its author the prestigious James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Britain's oldest literary prize. It was long-listed for the Orwell Prize 2015, the Guardian First Book award 2014, the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2015," }, { "docid": "12270427", "title": "4th Light Horse Brigade", "text": "three squadrons, each duplicating the Regiments within the Brigade to whom it supplied the reinforcements. The Training Regiment was disbanded in July 1918 to be replaced by the Australian Light Horse Training Regiment when recruits were no longer tied to a Regiment but placed in a general pool of reinforcements called the General Service Reinforcements. Palestine: 4th Light Horse Brigade The 4th Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force serving in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade was formed in March 1915 and shipped to Egypt without their horses" }, { "docid": "12271694", "title": "1st Light Horse Brigade", "text": "1st Light Horse Brigade The 1st Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force, which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. In 1914, the brigade formed part of the New Zealand and Australian Division but during the Gallipoli Campaign served in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). After being withdrawn to Egypt they served in the Anzac Mounted Division from March 1916 as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, taking part in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign until the end of the war. It was disbanded in 1919." }, { "docid": "12270204", "title": "3rd Light Horse Brigade", "text": "in 1915, the Anzac Mounted Division in March 1916 and the Australian Mounted Division in June 1917 who they remained with until the end of the war. The 3rd Light Horse Brigade was raised in response to a promise made by the Australian Government to supply a division of 20,000 Australians comprising infantry, artillery and cavalry to be used at the discretion of Britain. The 3rd Light Horse Brigade was part of the 3rd Contingent that was hastily put together at the beginning of October 1914. The 3rd Light Horse Brigade was primarily raised from recruits serving in the various" }, { "docid": "16225023", "title": "157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "War in August 1914, the Lowland Division was mobilised immediately for full-time war service. In May 1915 the brigade became the 157th (1/1st Highland Light Infantry) Brigade and the division the 52nd (Lowland) Division. The battalions were also redesignated with the '1/' prefix, 1/4th HLI. This was to avoid confusion with the 2nd Line duplicates which were also forming up and training as the 196th (2/1st Highland Light Infantry) Brigade of 65th (2nd Lowland) Division. The 2nd Line units consisted mainly of those few men who did not volunteer for overseas service when asked at the outbreak of war, together" }, { "docid": "17179080", "title": "196th (2/1st Highland Light Infantry) Brigade", "text": "196th (2/1st Highland Light Infantry) Brigade The 196th (2/1st Highland Light Infantry) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army raised during the Great War in 1914. The brigade was formed as a 2nd Line of the 157th (Highland Light Infantry) Brigade and assigned to the 65th (2nd Lowland) Division, itself formed as a 2nd Line of the 52nd (Lowland) Division. The brigade was composed of four 2nd Line battalions of the Highland Light Infantry and remained in the United Kingdom throughout the war. The units and formations of the Territorial Force were mobilised on the outbreak of war" }, { "docid": "9606503", "title": "The Doom Brigade", "text": "The Doom Brigade The Doom Brigade is the first book in the Kang's Regiment series/The Chaos War series of the Dragonlance novels, written by Margaret Weis and Don Perrin, and is published by Wizards of the Coast. The next book in the series is \"Draconian Measures\". The Doom Brigade chronicles the former First Dragonarmy Engineering Regiment’s quest to recover the first female draconians on Krynn after the War of the Lance. The brigade has left the dragonarmies in search for a new life, and led by Commander Kang, a Bozak, and Subcommander Slith, they have set up a small town" }, { "docid": "15688754", "title": "13th Light Brigade (Netherlands)", "text": "of the 4th Division and was stationed in North Germany. After the reforms of 1970 the brigade became again a part of the First Division. In the early 90's the brigade became a fully mechanized brigade. In 2013, the brigade lost its mechanized infantry fighting vehicles and was equipped with wheeled equipment and therefore renamed 13th Light Brigade. The 13th Light Brigade is made up by the following units: 13th Light Brigade (Netherlands) The 13th Light Brigade ( is one of the three brigades of the Royal Netherlands Army. The other ones are 11th Airmobile Brigade and 43rd Mechanized Brigade." }, { "docid": "9840748", "title": "Light Infantry Brigade", "text": "of the following regiments: Under the Defence Review announced in July, 1957, the infantry of the line was reorganised, and by 1959 the Brigade was reduced to four battalions: From 1958 all regiments adopted a common brigade cap badge, a silver bugle-horn. From 1960 the Light Infantry Brigade was based at Copthorne Barracks in Shropshire. On 1 July 1968 the Light Infantry Brigade was united with the Green Jackets Brigade, to form the Light Division. Nine days later, the four light infantry regiments were amalgamated into a single \"large regiment\" named The Light Infantry. Light Infantry Brigade The Light Infantry" }, { "docid": "12271719", "title": "2nd Light Horse Brigade", "text": "with the men being transferred to the newly formed Imperial Camel Corps Battalions. 2nd Light Horse Brigade The 2nd Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. The brigade first saw action while serving in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Dardanelles Campaign in the Battle of Gallipoli. After being withdrawn to Egypt in February 1916 they served in the ANZAC Mounted Division from March 1916 as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign" }, { "docid": "12271703", "title": "1st Light Horse Brigade", "text": "Squadron was broken up in November 1916 with its personnel being transferred to the newly formed Imperial Camel Corps battalions. 1st Light Horse Brigade The 1st Light Horse Brigade was a mounted infantry brigade of the First Australian Imperial Force, which served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I. In 1914, the brigade formed part of the New Zealand and Australian Division but during the Gallipoli Campaign served in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC). After being withdrawn to Egypt they served in the Anzac Mounted Division from March 1916 as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary" }, { "docid": "82767", "title": "Charge of the Goddess", "text": "reverence within you.\" In book eleven, chapter 47 of Apuleius's \"The Golden Ass\", Isis delivers what Ceisiwr Serith calls \"essentially a charge of a goddess\". This is rather different from the modern version known in Wicca, though they have the same premise, that of the rules given by a great Mother Goddess to her faithful. The Charge of the Goddess is also known under the title \"Leviter Veslis\". This has been identified by the historian Ronald Hutton, cited in an article by Roger Dearnsley \"The Influence of Aleister Crowley on \"Ye Bok of Ye Art Magical\", as a piece of" }, { "docid": "10814053", "title": "War of the Robots (adventure book)", "text": "It was part of a second set of four books, which were successful enough to allow the range to continue. War of the Robots (adventure book) \"War of the Robots\" is a BBC Books adventure book written by Trevor Baxendale and is based on the long-running British science fiction television series \"Doctor Who\". It features the Tenth Doctor and Martha. This is part of the \"Decide Your Destiny\" series which make the reader choose what happens in the book. On a distant world populated by robots, war has been raging for many years. Can you, the Doctor and Martha discover" }, { "docid": "16704894", "title": "Overpass Light Brigade", "text": "made it the subject of several film projects. \"Overpass Light Brigade\", a short documentary by filmmakers Matt Mullans and Dusan Harminc, was released in 2013 and was screened in over 25 venues, including Woods Hole Film Festival, Marfa Film Festival, and the PBS Online Film Festival. Also in 2013, Planned Parenthood, with 371 Productions and documentary filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein, created the \"Be Visible\" campaign, with a video highlighting women's stories and featuring the Overpass Light Brigade. Overpass Light Brigade Overpass Light Brigade (OLB) is an activist collaborative public art project based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and organized by American artists Lane" }, { "docid": "9606513", "title": "The Doom Brigade", "text": "Kang’s regiment shows the dwarves the way out of Thorbardin and the draconians keep the young and move out of the valley. The novel ends with Selquist, too injured carry his treasure, bargaining with Gloth ( a draconian subcommander ), over a map to an abandoned city just south of Nordmaar. The Doom Brigade The Doom Brigade is the first book in the Kang's Regiment series/The Chaos War series of the Dragonlance novels, written by Margaret Weis and Don Perrin, and is published by Wizards of the Coast. The next book in the series is \"Draconian Measures\". The Doom Brigade" } ]
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Where was the first atomic bomb detonated?
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[ { "docid": "13001213", "title": "The Atomic City", "text": "The Atomic City The Atomic City is a 1952 thriller film directed by Jerry Hopper, starring Gene Barry and Lydia Clarke. The story takes place at Los Alamos, New Mexico, where a nuclear physicist (Barry) lives and works. Terrorists kidnap his son and demand that the physicist turn over the H-bomb formula. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing (Story and Screenplay), Sydney Boehm being the nominee. Frank and Martha Addison live in Los Alamos, where he does top-secret work as a physicist. They have a young son, Tommy, who goes with school mates to Santa" }, { "docid": "506924", "title": "J. Robert Oppenheimer", "text": "J. Robert Oppenheimer Julius Robert Oppenheimer (; April 22, 1904 – February 18, 1967) was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. Oppenheimer was the wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory and is among those who are credited with being the \"father of the atomic bomb\" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II undertaking that developed the first nuclear weapons used in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The first atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, in the Trinity test in New Mexico; Oppenheimer later" } ]
[ { "docid": "4165376", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "CIA. RDS-3 was the third Soviet atomic bomb. On October 18, 1951, the 41.2 kiloton device was detonated - a boosted weapon using a composite construction of levitated plutonium core and a uranium-235 shell. Code named \"Joe 3\" in the USA, this was the first Soviet air-dropped bomb test. Released at an altitude of 10 km, it detonated 400 meters above the ground. RDS-4 represented a branch of research on small tactical weapons. It was a boosted fission device using plutonium in a \"levitated\" core design. The first test was an air drop on August 23, 1953, yielding 28 kilotons." }, { "docid": "4165354", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "control of the atomic bomb project by establishing a special committee to oversee the development of nuclear weapons as soon as possible. On 9 April 1946, the Council of Ministers created KB–11 ('Design Bureau-11) that worked towards mapping the first nuclear weapon design, primarily based on American approach and detonated with weapon-grade plutonium. From this point, the work on the program was carried out quickly, resulting in the first nuclear reactor near Moscow on 25 October 1946. From 1941–46, the Soviet Union's Ministry of Foreign Affairs handled the logistics of the atomic bomb project, with Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov controlling" }, { "docid": "8922505", "title": "The Making of the Atomic Bomb", "text": "general authority on early nuclear weapons history, as well as the development of modern physics in general, during the first half of the 20th century. Nobel Laureate I. I. Rabi, one of the prime participants in the dawn of the atomic age, called it \"an epic worthy of Milton. No where else have I seen the whole story put down with such elegance and gusto and in such revealing detail and simple language which carries the reader through wonderful and profound scientific discoveries and their application.\" The Making of the Atomic Bomb The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a" }, { "docid": "17917017", "title": "Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb", "text": "Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb is the debut graphic novel written and illustrated by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. It provides an account of the Manhattan Project and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as mentioning the chain of events after. The title arises from the code-name, Trinity, given to the test site for the first nuclear weapon. The book is written as a \"work of history\", although Fetter-Vorm writes at the end of the book \"for the most part, the dialog from the principal characters in" }, { "docid": "17917025", "title": "Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb", "text": "calling the book \"exemplary\". One reviewer, however, writing for \"Publishers Weekly\", found the text confusing to follow and derided the marketing, along with book itself, because of \"flat illustrations, heavy use of captions, and stiff, static panels of talking heads\". Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb is the debut graphic novel written and illustrated by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. It provides an account of the Manhattan Project and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as mentioning the chain of events after. The title arises from the code-name," }, { "docid": "16834208", "title": "Miss Atomic Bomb", "text": "and official video was released over one month later, on December 11. The video was directed by Warren Fu, who had directed \"Battle Born\"'s first single, \"Runaways\". Part live action and part animation, \"Miss Atomic Bomb\" has been dubbed \"the epic companion to Mr. Brightside\", and the video continues the love triangle depicted in the 2004 hit \"Mr. Brightside\" music video. \"Miss Atomic Bomb\" sees actress Izabella Miko and actor Eric Roberts reprise their roles from the \"Mr. Brightside\" video. As \"Miss Atomic Bomb\" is considered to be a companion to \"Mr. Brightside\", the premise of the music video is" }, { "docid": "14737593", "title": "Atomic bomb literature", "text": "Atomic bomb literature There are several generations of atomic bomb writers. The first, made up of actual survivors of the bombings, who wrote of their own experiences, includes Yōko Ōta, Tamiki Hara, Shinoe Shoda, and Sadako Kurihara. The second, who wrote about the bomb in order to invoke the wider social and political issues it raises, includes Yoshie Hotta, Momo Iida, Kenzaburō Ōe, Masuji Ibuse, Ineko Sata. The third, whose writing looks to the future in a post-nuclear world, includes Kōbō Abe, Makoto Oda, and Mitsuharu Inoue. Perhaps the best known work of atomic bomb literature is \"Black Rain\" by" }, { "docid": "14737594", "title": "Atomic bomb literature", "text": "Masuji Ibuse. Works by non-Japanese authors that could also be deemed as atomic bomb literature include John Hersey's \"Hiroshima\". Atomic bomb literature There are several generations of atomic bomb writers. The first, made up of actual survivors of the bombings, who wrote of their own experiences, includes Yōko Ōta, Tamiki Hara, Shinoe Shoda, and Sadako Kurihara. The second, who wrote about the bomb in order to invoke the wider social and political issues it raises, includes Yoshie Hotta, Momo Iida, Kenzaburō Ōe, Masuji Ibuse, Ineko Sata. The third, whose writing looks to the future in a post-nuclear world, includes Kōbō" }, { "docid": "9433989", "title": "The Atomic Kid", "text": "Blake Edwards. Rooney's character \"Blix\" Waterberry wanders into an atomic test site, and, as one reviewer describes, \"Mannequins are depicted sitting around the dinner table in front of their plastic meal, awaiting the predetermined bomb drop ... Rooney remains with the mannequin family and discovers at the last minute that an atomic bomb will be detonated over his head. In a deliberately humorous scene, Rooney frantically tries to find a place to hide from the approaching explosion, only to close his eyes and stick his fingers in his ears as the bomb goes off.\" Nurse Audrey Nelson (Elaine Devry), who" }, { "docid": "8922504", "title": "The Making of the Atomic Bomb", "text": "The Making of the Atomic Bomb The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a contemporary history book written by the American journalist and historian Richard Rhodes, first published by Simon & Schuster in 1987. It won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and a National Book Critics Circle Award. The narrative covers people and events from early 20th century discoveries leading to the science of nuclear fission, through the Manhattan Project and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Praised both by historians and former Los Alamos weapon scientists, the book is considered a" }, { "docid": "10006644", "title": "Agathe (atomic test)", "text": "Agathe (atomic test) Agathe (aka Agate) was the name of the first French nuclear underground test. It was an atomic bomb detonated in the Hoggar mount (near In Ekker) of the then French Sahara desert on November 21, 1961, during the Algerian War (1954–62). Agathe was the first test of the jewel designation series running from 1961 until 1966. Minor and major incidents occurred during these experiments, the most important being the Beryl incident on May 1, 1962, where the nine militarymen of the \"621ème Groupe d'Armes Spéciales\" unit were heavily contaminated (600 mSv) as portrayed in the 2006 docudrama" }, { "docid": "12213478", "title": "Atomic Bomb (album)", "text": "as lead singer. All tracks by Rico Blanco, except where noted. Other Atomic Bomb (album) Atomic Bomb is the third studio album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 16 tracks and was released by BMG Records (Pilipinas) Inc. on 31 January 1997. It was reported that the album had gone gold before it hit the stores on January 31. Basing on initial orders from Metro Manila record bars, BMG shipped out 25,000 cassettes. Major record bars on malls reported they were out of stock after a few days. In the Philippines, an album must sell 20,000 copies to" }, { "docid": "9486009", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "bomb was dropped, the devastation produced by the bomb, and the history of nuclear arms development. The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum covers the history of the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. It portrays scenes of World War II, the dropping of the atomic bomb, the reconstruction of Nagasaki, and present day. Additionally, the museum exhibits the history of nuclear weapons development. The atomic bomb was developed by scientists working under the Manhattan Project. The project was granted funding on December 6, 1941, with American leaders aiming for a new invention that would serve as a wartime weapon. The decision to drop" }, { "docid": "16834207", "title": "Miss Atomic Bomb", "text": "Miss Atomic Bomb \"Miss Atomic Bomb\" is a song from American rock band The Killers. The track was sent to mainstream radio on October 23, 2012 as the second single taken from the band's fourth studio album, \"Battle Born\". It topped the \"Rolling Stone\" Readers' Poll for The Best Song of 2012. It has been remixed by The Chainsmokers. The band released two music videos for \"Miss Atomic Bomb\", with a tour video directed by Giorgio Testi released on November 2, which captures footage of the band performing in the UK while on their Battle Born World Tour. The second," }, { "docid": "9486010", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "an atomic bomb on Japan had been made by 1943, and a shortlist of candidate target cities was in place in 1945. At the time, it was argued that an atomic bombing would bring about a more rapid end to the war. Hiroshima, the first target, was selected to show the power of America's new weapon. The second bombing, of Nagasaki, was intended to demonstrate that the USA had a large arsenal. At 11:02 A.M. local time on August 9, 1945, the atomic bomb, nicknamed Fat Man as its code name by Robert Serber in the United States (after Sydney" }, { "docid": "20415168", "title": "TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb", "text": "TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb is an American rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb was founded by songwriter Dan Bruskewicz and drummer Dan Martino in March 2008, after the pair began working at the same restaurant in central Philadelphia. At that time, Martino (formerly of punk band Our Time) ran a house show venue in Philadelphia called The Blue Room, which was the group's initial practice and performance space. The band's name references the film \"Dr. Strangelove\", and was initially used by Bruskewicz as a moniker for his" }, { "docid": "20415173", "title": "TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb", "text": "2017. Bruskewicz cites Patti Smith, Talking Heads, and Bob Dylan as major influences. The band has hosted an annual Halloween weekend concert series called the \"Rock 'n Roll Murdershow\" in Philadelphia since 2010. The eighth installment of the series was given in 2017. TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb is an American rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb was founded by songwriter Dan Bruskewicz and drummer Dan Martino in March 2008, after the pair began working at the same restaurant in central Philadelphia. At that time, Martino (formerly of" }, { "docid": "4165363", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "the Soviet atomic project was first and foremost a product of local expertise and scientific talent, it is clear that espionage efforts contributed to the project in various ways and most certainly shortened the time needed to develop the atomic bomb. Comparing the timelines of H-bomb development, some researchers came to the conclusion that the Soviets had a gap in access to classified information regarding the H-bomb at least between late 1950 and some time in 1953. Earlier, e.g., in 1948, Fuchs gave the Soviets a detailed update of the classical super progress, including an idea to use lithium, but" }, { "docid": "10534195", "title": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission", "text": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission The Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) was a commission established in 1946 in accordance with a presidential directive from Harry S. Truman to the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council to conduct investigations of the late effects of radiation among the atomic-bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As it was erected purely for scientific research and study, not as a provider of medical care and also because it was heavily supported by the United States, the ABCC was generally mistrusted by most survivors and Japanese alike. It operated for nearly thirty years before its dissolution in" }, { "docid": "4165342", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "Soviet atomic bomb project The Soviet atomic bomb project (Russian: Советский проект атомной бомбы, \"Sovetskiy proyekt atomnoy bomby\") was the classified research and development program that was authorized by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union to develop nuclear weapons during World War II. Although the Soviet scientific community discussed the possibility of an atomic bomb throughout the 1930s, going as far as making a concrete proposal to develop such a weapon in 1940, the full-scale program was initiated during World War II. Because of the conspicuous silence of the scientific publications on the subject of nuclear fission by German, American," }, { "docid": "10534196", "title": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission", "text": "1975. The Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) was formed after the United States attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and August 9, 1945. The ABCC originally began as the Joint Commission The ABCC set out to obtain first-hand technical information and make a report to let people know the opportunities for a long-term study of atomic bomb casualties. In 1946, Lewis Weed, head of the National Research Council, called together a group of scientists who agreed that a \"detailed and long-range study of the biological and medical effects upon the human being\" was \"of the utmost importance to" }, { "docid": "8115059", "title": "Survival Under Atomic Attack", "text": "Survival Under Atomic Attack Survival Under Atomic Attack was the title of an official United States government booklet released by the Executive Office of the President, the National Security Resources Board (document 130), and the Civil Defense Office. Released at the onset of the Cold War era, the pamphlet was in line with rising fears that the Soviet Union would launch a nuclear attack against the United States, and outlined what to do in the event of an atomic attack. Published in 1950 by the Government Printing Office, one year after the Soviet Union detonated their first atomic bomb, the" }, { "docid": "9172916", "title": "Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims", "text": "Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims is one of the National Memorial Halls in Hiroshima, Japan. The Hall was founded by the Japanese national government to mourn the atomic bomb victims in 2002. It was designed by Kenzo Tange. There is another National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims in Nagasaki built for the same purpose. The Hall is in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park near Hiroshima Peace Memorial across the \"Motoyasu River\" by \"Motoyasu Bridge\". The Hall curators are collecting atomic bomb memories and" }, { "docid": "4165379", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "was performed with the torpedo on September 21, 1955. The first Soviet test of a \"true\" hydrogen bomb in the megaton range was conducted on November 22, 1955. It was dubbed \"RDS-37\" by the Soviets. It was of the multi-staged, radiation implosion thermonuclear design called \"Sakharov's \"Third Idea\"\" in the USSR and the Teller-Ulam design in the USA. Joe 1, Joe 4, and RDS-37 were all tested at the Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan. The Tsar Bomba (Царь-бомба) was the largest, most powerful thermonuclear weapon ever detonated. It was a three-stage hydrogen bomb with a yield of about 50 megatons." }, { "docid": "12213477", "title": "Atomic Bomb (album)", "text": "Atomic Bomb (album) Atomic Bomb is the third studio album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 16 tracks and was released by BMG Records (Pilipinas) Inc. on 31 January 1997. It was reported that the album had gone gold before it hit the stores on January 31. Basing on initial orders from Metro Manila record bars, BMG shipped out 25,000 cassettes. Major record bars on malls reported they were out of stock after a few days. In the Philippines, an album must sell 20,000 copies to be certified gold. This is the last Rivermaya album with Bamboo Mañalac" }, { "docid": "10581606", "title": "Mark 21 nuclear bomb", "text": "Mark 21 nuclear bomb The Mark 21 nuclear bomb was a United States nuclear gravity bomb first produced in 1955. It was based on the TX-21 \"Shrimp\" prototype that had been detonated during the Castle Bravo test in March 1954. While most of the Operation Castle tests were intended to evaluate weapons intended for immediate stockpile, or which were already available for use as part of the Emergency Capability Program, Castle Bravo was intended to test a design which would drastically reduce the size and costs of the first generation of air-droppable atomic weapons (the Mk 14, Mk 17 &" }, { "docid": "4165368", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "between pure fission bombs and the thermonuclear \"supers.\" Due to the three-year lag in making the key breakthrough of radiation compression from the United States the Soviet Union's development efforts followed a different course of action. In the United States they decided to skip the single-stage fusion bomb and make a two-stage fusion bomb as their main effort. Unlike the Soviet Union, the analog RDS-7 advanced fission bomb was not further developed, and instead, the single-stage 400-kiloton RDS-6S was the Soviet's bomb of choice. The RDS-6S Layer Cake design was detonated on 12 August 1953, producing a yield of 400" }, { "docid": "16834214", "title": "Miss Atomic Bomb", "text": "the New Year's countdown ends, the young woman rushes out onto her balcony in excitement, only to see Flowers on the floor and the man walking away bitterly, leaving her in confusion. The last shots of the music video show the letter disintegrating and the elderly man looking at a faded photo of the young woman on his shelf. Miss Atomic Bomb \"Miss Atomic Bomb\" is a song from American rock band The Killers. The track was sent to mainstream radio on October 23, 2012 as the second single taken from the band's fourth studio album, \"Battle Born\". It topped" }, { "docid": "4165353", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "theory, alongside Isaak Pomeranchuk. Despite early and accelerated efforts, it was reported by historians that efforts on building a bomb using weapon-grade uranium seemed hopeless to Russian scientists. Igor Kurchatov had harboured doubts working towards the uranium bomb, made progress on a bomb using weapon-grade plutonium after British data was provided by the NKVD. The situation dramatically changed when the Soviet Union learned of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, which eventually led to the unilateral surrender of Japan to the United States, ending the war in Asia. Immediately after the atomic bombing, the Soviet Politburo took" }, { "docid": "9172917", "title": "Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims", "text": "stories from the survivors to mourn the victims, as the survivors are aging. They are also collecting names and photographs of atomic bomb victims for the same purpose and for the same reason. From the collection, they are developing a project to \"read the stories of the atomic bombing\". Admission is free of charge. Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims is one of the National Memorial Halls in Hiroshima, Japan. The Hall was founded by the Japanese national government to mourn the atomic bomb victims in" }, { "docid": "17917021", "title": "Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb", "text": "mentions history of warfare weapons, up to the new atomic bomb. Eventually, Truman authorizes the bombing of Hiroshima. The crew from Enola Gay is seen on their way to the skies over Hiroshima, and then drop the bomb. The book describes in detail what happens: \"The effect was like this: The heat and the light hit before the sound. Now, in a world without sight or sound, a wave of air traveling at more than 800 miles per hour sweeps outwards in all directions. In its wake comes the earth-trembling roar of the atmosphere aflame. The blast is so hot" }, { "docid": "10006645", "title": "Agathe (atomic test)", "text": "\"Vive La Bombe!\". The French Defence Minister Pierre Messmer and other officials and civilians were present in the command post and were contaminated too (around >200 mSv). The millisievert (mSv) is commonly used to measure the effective dose in diagnostic medical procedures. See radiation poisoning for a more complete analysis of effects of various dosage levels. Data provided by the French Defense Ministry on January 2007. Agathe (atomic test) Agathe (aka Agate) was the name of the first French nuclear underground test. It was an atomic bomb detonated in the Hoggar mount (near In Ekker) of the then French Sahara" }, { "docid": "18029130", "title": "Atomic Bomb! Band", "text": "were dismissed as excessive by the music industry in the mid 1970s. The work therefore bridges that gap and presents a new, or rather resuscitated, path forwards in an industry which is looking for direction. Atomic Bomb! Band The Atomic Bomb! Band are a touring supergroup who play the music of Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor. The core group is music director Ahmed Gallab and his band Sinkane (composed of Jason Trammell on drums, Ish Montgomery on bass and Jonny Lam on guitar), Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip), Pat Mahoney (of LCD Soundsystem), Money Mark (of the Beastie Boys) Lekan" }, { "docid": "18029127", "title": "Atomic Bomb! Band", "text": "Atomic Bomb! Band The Atomic Bomb! Band are a touring supergroup who play the music of Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor. The core group is music director Ahmed Gallab and his band Sinkane (composed of Jason Trammell on drums, Ish Montgomery on bass and Jonny Lam on guitar), Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip), Pat Mahoney (of LCD Soundsystem), Money Mark (of the Beastie Boys) Lekan Babalola and Jas Walton (of Antibalas). The group has also featured special guests including David Byrne (of Talking Heads), Damon Albarn (of Blur), the Lijadu Sisters, Pharoah Sanders, Jamie Lidell, Joshua Redman, Kele Okereke (of" }, { "docid": "9486007", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum The is in the city of Nagasaki, Japan. The museum is a remembrance to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by the United States of America 9 August 1945 at 11:02:35 am. Next to the museum is the Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, built in 2003. The bombing marked a new era in war, making Nagasaki a symbolic location for a memorial. The counterpart in Hiroshima is the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. These locations symbolize the nuclear age, remind visitors of the vast destruction and indiscriminate death caused by nuclear weapons, and" }, { "docid": "4165351", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "research programs. In April 1942, Flyorov directed two classified letters to Stalin, warning him of the consequences of the development of atomic weapons: \"...the results will be so overriding [that] it won't be necessary to determine who is to blame for the fact that this work has been neglected in our country.\" The second letter, by Flyorov and Konstantin Petrzhak, highly emphasized the importance of a \"uranium bomb\": \"it is essential to manufacture a uranium bomb without a delay.\" Upon reading the Flyorov letters, Stalin immediately pulled Russian physicists from their respective military services and authorized an atomic bomb project," }, { "docid": "10534206", "title": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission", "text": "collected Despite their efforts, trust in the ABCC was declining, so the ABCC became the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), and with the new name and administrative organization, funding for the research on survivors was to be provided equally by the United States and Japan. The RERF was established on 1 April 1975. A binational organization run by both the United States and Japan, the RERF is still in operation today. Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission The Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC) was a commission established in 1946 in accordance with a presidential directive from Harry S. Truman to the National" }, { "docid": "3756206", "title": "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", "text": "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb is the 11th studio album by Irish rock band U2. It was released on 22 November 2004 on Island Records and Interscope Records. Much like their previous album, \"All That You Can't Leave Behind\", \"How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb\" exhibits a more mainstream rock sound after the band experimented with alternative rock and dance music in the 1990s. The album was produced by Steve Lillywhite, with additional production from Chris Thomas, Jacknife Lee, Nellee Hooper, Flood, Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno, and Carl Glanville. Looking for a more" }, { "docid": "4165391", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "cash from other countries in exchange for taking their radioactive byproducts of nuclear industry. Although the bill stipulates that the revenue go towards decontaminating other test sites such as Semipalatinsk and the Kona Peninsula, experts doubt whether this will actually happen given the current political and economic climate in Russia. Soviet atomic bomb project The Soviet atomic bomb project (Russian: Советский проект атомной бомбы, \"Sovetskiy proyekt atomnoy bomby\") was the classified research and development program that was authorized by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union to develop nuclear weapons during World War II. Although the Soviet scientific community discussed the" }, { "docid": "4165371", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "December 1954. Technical specifications for the new bomb were completed on 3 February 1955, and it was designated the RDS-37. The RDS-37 was successfully tested on 22 November 1955 with a yield of 1.6 megaton. The yield was almost a hundred times greater than the first Soviet atomic bomb six years before, showing that the Soviet Union could compete with the United States. The single largest problem during the early Soviet project was the procurement of uranium ore, as the USSR had limited domestic sources at the beginning of the project. The era of domestic uranium mining can be dated" }, { "docid": "8833943", "title": "Atomic tourism", "text": "China planned to build a tourist destination at its first atomic test site, the Malan Base at Lop Nur in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The novel \"O-Zone\", by Paul Theroux, involves a group of wealthy New York tourists who enter and party in a post-nuclear disaster zone in the Ozarks. Atomic tourism Atomic tourism is a relatively new type of tourism in which visitors learn about the Atomic Age by traveling to significant sites in atomic history such as museums with atomic weapons, vehicles that carried atomic weapons or sites where atomic weapons were detonated. In the United States," }, { "docid": "4165369", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "kilotons, about ten times more powerful than any previous Soviet test. Around this time the United States detonated its first super using radiation compression on 1 November 1952, code-named Mike. Though the Mike was about twenty times greater than the RDS-6S, it was not a design that was practical to use, unlike the RDS-6S. Following the successful launching of the RDS-6S, Sakharov proposed an upgraded version called RDS-6SD. This bomb was proved to be faulty, and it was neither built nor tested. The Soviet team had been working on the RDS-6T concept, but it also proved to be a dead" }, { "docid": "9486014", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "in such a way that the audience can see just what effect the bomb had on the city, the reconstruction, and the lasting effects of the atomic bomb. The museum opens with a room dedicated to the city as it was just before the bomb decimated Nagasaki. A clock which stopped at 11:02, the precise time the bomb hit the city, is also on display to demonstrate how so many people were killed in an instant. In the next section, visitors enter a room which shows Nagasaki just after the bombings. Included in this room is a water tank with" }, { "docid": "16630178", "title": "How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb", "text": "A traveling exhibit based on the book was purchased by the Atomic Testing Museum and put on display in 2007. In 2010, \"The New York Times\" featured a 23-image slideshow on its website with photos taken from the book accompanied by an audio recording of George Yoshitake, then one of the few surviving cameramen. How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb is a book written by Peter Kuran and published in 2006 by VCE. It documents the stories of the men who photographed US nuclear weapons tests between 1945–1963 and the techniques they used to" }, { "docid": "3756208", "title": "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", "text": "but this is our first rock album.\" Thematically, the record touches on life, death, love, war, faith, and family. \"How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb\" received favourable reviews and reached number one in 30 countries, including the US, where first-week sales of 840,000 copies nearly doubled the band's previous personal best. The album and its singles won all nine Grammy Awards for which they were nominated (U2 themselves were awarded eight out of the nine). The album also was the fourth-highest-selling album of 2004, with over 10 million copies sold, and it yielded several successful singles in \"Vertigo\", \"City of" }, { "docid": "5436666", "title": "Doctor Atomic", "text": "of July 16, 1945 (the day of the test). During the second act, time frequently slows down for the characters and then snaps back into reality. The opera ends in the final, prolonged moment before the bomb is detonated. Although the original commission for the opera suggested that U.S. physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the \"father of the atomic bomb,\" be fashioned as a 20th-century Doctor Faustus, Adams and Sellars deliberately attempted to avoid this characterization. Alice Goodman worked for two years with Adams on the project before leaving, objecting to the characterization of Edward Teller, as dictated by the original" }, { "docid": "4409232", "title": "RDS-37", "text": "quickly attempted to catch up. Although the Soviet Union had detonated their RDS-6 around that same time, the RDS-6 was detonated via high powered explosives while Ivy Mike was detonated via radiation method. The Soviets then abandoned their layered cake method and focused on a two-stage bomb method. The hydrogen bomb primarily has 2 units, an atomic bomb, which was the primary unit and a secondary energy unit. The first stage of the hydrogen bomb resembled the layer cake type design, except the main difference is that the explosion is carried out by an atomic device, rather than a conventional" }, { "docid": "11667840", "title": "Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims", "text": "Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims The is a commemorative monument in Nagasaki, Japan, situated next to its Atomic Bomb Museum. The Peace Park is nearby. Like its counterpart in Hiroshima, the hall was constructed as a place to remember and pray for those killed by the 1945 atomic bombing, with photos, and memoirs and personal accounts of the event. It also offers information on international co-operation and exchange activities concerning medical treatment for sufferers of nuclear accidents. Designed by architect Akira Kuryu, the memorial was constructed between November 2000 and December 2002. The subterranean interior" }, { "docid": "4165375", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "(including those now in Kazakhstan). The uranium for the Soviet nuclear weapons program came from mine production in the following countries, RDS-1, the first Soviet atomic test was internally code-named \"First Lightning\" (\"Первая молния\", or Pervaya Molniya) August 29, 1949, and was code-named by the Americans as \"Joe 1\". The design was very similar to the first US \"Fat Man\" plutonium bomb, using a TNT/hexogen implosion lens design. On September 24, 1951, the 38.3 kiloton device RDS-2 was tested based on a tritium \"boosted\" uranium implosion device with a levitated core. This test was code named \"Joe 2\" by the" }, { "docid": "4165366", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "espionage did help Soviet studies, the early American H-bomb concepts had substantial flaws, so it may have confused, rather than assisted, the Soviet effort for a nuclear bomb. The designers of early thermonuclear bombs envisioned using an atomic bomb as a trigger to provide the needed heat and compression to initiate the thermonuclear reaction in a layer of liquid deuterium between the fissile material and the surrounding chemical high explosive. The group would realize that a lack of sufficient heat and compression of the deuterium would result in an insignificant fusion of the deuterium fuel. Andrei Sakharov's study group at" }, { "docid": "16630177", "title": "How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb", "text": "How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb is a book written by Peter Kuran and published in 2006 by VCE. It documents the stories of the men who photographed US nuclear weapons tests between 1945–1963 and the techniques they used to capture nuclear blasts on film. The book contains 250 photos and 12 technical diagrams, some of which were previously classified. Research on the book began while Kuran was working as an animator for \"Star Wars\". He was able to interview and collect material from photographers who witnessed the blasts, whom he calls unrecognized patriots." }, { "docid": "4165355", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "the direction of the program. However, Molotov proved to be a weak administrator, and the program stagnated. In contrast to American military administration in their atomic bomb project, the Russians' program was directed by political dignitaries such as Molotov, Lavrentiy Beria, Georgii Malenkov, and Mikhail Pervukhin — there were no military members. After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the program's leadership changed, when Stalin appointed Lavrentiy Beria on 22 August 1945. Beria is noted for leadership that helped the program to its final implementation. The new Committee, under Beria, retained Georgii Malenkov and added Nikolai Voznesensky and Boris" }, { "docid": "9486019", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "Though some materials are double-cased, display techniques generally are not tailored in any special way for the preservation of these materials. When the museum initially opened in 1966 there was criticism of the re-interpretation of Japanese history. Furthermore, the museum was considered highly political, as it presented only one side of the story and did not promote the concept of peace. Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum The is in the city of Nagasaki, Japan. The museum is a remembrance to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by the United States of America 9 August 1945 at 11:02:35 am. Next to the museum" }, { "docid": "8833941", "title": "Atomic tourism", "text": "Atomic tourism Atomic tourism is a relatively new type of tourism in which visitors learn about the Atomic Age by traveling to significant sites in atomic history such as museums with atomic weapons, vehicles that carried atomic weapons or sites where atomic weapons were detonated. In the United States, the Center for Land Use Interpretation has conducted tours of the Nevada Test Site, Trinity Site, Hanford Site, and other historical atomic age sites, to explore the cultural significance of these Cold War nuclear zones. The book \"Overlook: Exploring the Internal Fringes of America\" describes the purpose of this tourism as" }, { "docid": "11667842", "title": "Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims", "text": "across the surface of the water, symbolizing the victims. The foundation also tours internationally, holding anti-nuclear displays in cities around the world. The 2005 exhibition was held at the Peace Museum in Chicago, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the bombing as well as a conference in New York which reviewed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In 2007, the exhibition was held in Guernica, Spain, which was heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe in April 1937. Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims The is a commemorative monument in Nagasaki, Japan, situated next to its Atomic Bomb Museum. The" }, { "docid": "9486017", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "glass, burnt clothing, a lunchbox with its contents still charred inside of it, and a helmet with the remains of a victim’s skull on the inner surface. Section B shows damage caused by the radiation, damages caused by the blast, appeals of the atomic bomb survivors, and the rescue and relief activities which were carried out. After viewing the city scene, museum visitors are invited to think about issues related to war and nuclear non-proliferation. This section of the museum contains the political sections entitled \"The Road to the Atomic Bombing\" and \"The War between China and Japan and the" }, { "docid": "9486018", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "Pacific War\". It is there that the experience of militarism in Japan and the demands of war are juxtaposed with arguments for the end of nuclear weapons. Visitors are presented with facts on modern nuclear weapons alongside facts related to victims of the atomic bombing. It is a call for peace and an end of the nuclear age. The final room in the museum contains videos and documents related to the Nagasaki bombing. Visitors can also find answers to their questions and documents like Nagasaki’s Peace Declaration. The museum exhibits objects that were exposed to radiation from the atomic bomb." }, { "docid": "9486016", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "inside the Urakami Cathedral. At the time of the bombing, dozens of people were inside the Cathedral for confession. This section also exhibits a timeline of events which shows a course of events that occurred prior to the bomb being dropped in Nagasaki. Leaflets which American forces dropped on Japan during the early part of 1945 are on display. One gives information on the bombing of Hiroshima and the power of the atomic bomb, warning citizens to leave the city and stop fighting. Also included are melted bottles, the bones of a human hand stuck to a clump of melted" }, { "docid": "9433990", "title": "The Atomic Kid", "text": "marries \"Blix\" at the end, is the only female character in the film's opening credits and promotional posters, where she is billed as \"Elaine Davis\". At the time \"The Atomic Kid\" was being filmed, Devry/Davis was married to Mickey Rooney in real life. The Atomic Kid The Atomic Kid is a 1954 American black-and-white science fiction comedy film from Republic Pictures, produced by Maurice Duke and Mickey Rooney, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, that stars Mickey Rooney and Robert Strauss. While uranium prospector \"Blix\" Waterberry is in the desert, he wanders into an active atomic bomb test site and is" }, { "docid": "4165348", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "Russian scientists, and their American counterparts, that such reaction could have military significance. The discovery excited the Russian physicists, and they began conducting their independent investigations on nuclear fission, mainly aiming towards power generation, as many were skeptical of possibility of creating an atomic bomb anytime soon. Early efforts were led by Yakov Frenkel (a physicist specialised on condensed matter), who did the first theoretical calculations on continuum mechanics directly relating the kinematics of binding energy in fission process in 1940. Georgy Flyorov's and Lev Rusinov's collaborative work on thermal reactions concluded that 3-1 neutrons were emitted per fission only" }, { "docid": "10411361", "title": "Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki", "text": "400 bombs. The American monopoly on nuclear weapons lasted only four years before the Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb in September 1949. The United States responded with the development of the hydrogen bomb, a nuclear weapon a thousand times as powerful as the bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Such ordinary fission bombs would henceforth be regarded as small tactical nuclear weapons. By 1986, the United States would have 23,317 nuclear weapons, while the Soviet Union had 40,159. By 2017, nine nations had nuclear weapons, but Japan was not one of them. Japan reluctantly signed the Treaty on the" }, { "docid": "5733636", "title": "The Nude Bomb", "text": "called \"PITS\" in this film, an acronym standing for \"Provisional Intelligence Tactical Service\". In spite of the title, the film was given a PG rating because there was no frontal nudity in the film; in the opening theme sequence, a title card reads: \"Would you believe... a film called \"The Nude Bomb\" would get a \"PG\" rating\". (The PG-13 rating was not created until 1984.) There are five times in the film where the bomb is detonated, but in each case the actors cover up their private areas with strategically placed briefcases or guns (Buckingham palace guards) or are shown" }, { "docid": "9492560", "title": "Atomic Heritage Foundation", "text": "describe their experiences at Los Alamos working on the plutonium-based bomb. The twelve-minute film shows the remains of the \"V Site\" where the first atomic bomb was assembled. \"Nuclear Pioneers\": The 28-minute documentary film on the Experimental Breeder Reactor I (EBR-I) tells the story of the first nuclear reactor built by the Atomic Energy Commission. With first-hand accounts from scientists and engineers, the film explores the challenges of creating the world's first reactor to produce usable quantities of electricity and \"breed\" more fuel than it consumed. Completed in 1951, the EBR-I paved the way for future generations of \"peaceful\" reactors" }, { "docid": "11116704", "title": "George Koval", "text": "on Japan on August 6 and 9, leading to Japan's surrender and the end of World War II. The Soviet Union responded by increasing efforts to develop its own atomic bomb. While the American Central Intelligence Agency estimated the Soviets would not succeed until 1950–53, the first Soviet atomic bomb was detonated on August 29, 1949. The initiator for the plutonium bomb was, according to Russian military officials, \"prepared to the 'recipe' provided by military intelligence agent Delmar [Koval]\". After World War II, Koval was discharged from the Army. He returned to New York and CCNY, where he received his" }, { "docid": "4165346", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "advancement of atomic physics at the Cavendish Laboratory run by a Kiwi physicist, Ernest Rutherford, where Georgi Gamov and Pyotr Kapitsa had studied and researched. Influential research towards the advancement of nuclear physics was guided by Abram Ioffe, who was the director at the Leningrad Physical-Technical Institute (LPTI), having sponsored various research programs at various technical schools in the Soviet Union. The discovery of the neutron by the British physicist James Chadwick further provided promising expansion of the LPTI's program, with the operation of the first cyclotron to energies of over 1 MeV, and the first \"splitting\" of the atomic" }, { "docid": "6951269", "title": "USS Geneva (APA-86)", "text": "of 1 July 1946 when the fourth atomic bomb to be exploded and the first ever detonated over water was to be dropped from a B-29. The attack transport survived the explosion and the huge column of water and steam that rose to and formed a mushroom-shaped cloud. \"Geneva\" was declared free of radioactivity the following day. She also survived `'Test Baker\" 25 July. That morning at 0835 an atomic bomb suspended below LSM-60 was exploded - the first to be detonated under water. \"Geneva\" was in normal operation 4 days after that explosion, steaming to Kwajalein 25 August, then" }, { "docid": "11660130", "title": "393d Bomb Squadron", "text": "atomic bomb delivery techniques. The squadron carried out two Atomic Bombing missions over Japan in August 1945, being the only squadron in the world to ever carry out and deliver nuclear weapons in combat. Dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on 6 August 1945, and the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan, on 9 August 1945. Reassigned to the United States in November 1945, becoming part of Continental Air Forces (later Strategic Air Command). Deployed to Kwajalein in 1946 to carry out Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests on Bikini Atoll in July. Began upgrading to the new Boeing" }, { "docid": "18029129", "title": "Atomic Bomb! Band", "text": "Focus, Kraftwerk and Simple Minds, while retaining the aspects of style which informed early hip-hop and rap. To a great extent Atomic Bomb! returns the style to a more instrumental band-based approach, as the use of a huge backing choir and the combination of several bands using a wider range of instruments shows, although the more folk-ethnic approach of Hi-Life in the 1950s and 60s has largely disappeared. The project has some similarities to other quasi-symphonic theme-based projects generally classified as Concept Album work in the 1970s, of the type more commonly associate with groups like Yes and Genesis, which" }, { "docid": "9486015", "title": "Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum", "text": "contorted legs which was located at Keiho Middle School, approximately 800m away from the hypocenter of the bombing. The section \"Events leading up to the Nagasaki Atomic Bombiing\" isolates historical events from contemporary biases. The permanent exhibition rooms display large materials exposed to the blast, as well as a replica of a sidewall of the Urakami Cathedral which was hit by the bomb. The purpose is to reproduce the state which the city was in immediately after the bombing. Photographs and facts are shown alongside artifacts left by the deceased. Additionally, the second section contains some of the rosaries found" }, { "docid": "3756216", "title": "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", "text": "referenced in the media and by the band themselves, but have not been released. The very earliest versions of \"Love and Peace or Else\" originated during the recording sessions for \"All That You Can't Leave Behind\". It serves as \"Atomic Bomb\"s \"big plea for peace\" song, following in the footsteps of \"Sunday Bloody Sunday\", \"Miss Sarajevo\", \"Please\", and \"Peace on Earth\". During performances on the Vertigo Tour, \"Love and Peace Or Else\" featured Mullen moving out to the center of the ellipse-shaped ramp, where he played a floor tom and crash cymbal for the majority of the song. Near the" }, { "docid": "10534198", "title": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission", "text": "themselves with the procedures of the Japanese military. They visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki to see what work was being done. They found that the Japanese had a well-organized medical group under the Japanese National Research Council, who were carrying out studies on both immediate and delayed atomic bomb damage in survivors. It’s almost impossible to get an exact figure of how many people were killed in the two bombings, because both cities had people who had evacuated since it was a time of war. Hiroshima expected bombings, since they were an important military supply center, so many people had left" }, { "docid": "5436665", "title": "Doctor Atomic", "text": "Doctor Atomic Doctor Atomic is an opera by the contemporary American composer John Adams, with libretto by Peter Sellars. It premiered at the San Francisco Opera on October 1, 2005. The work focuses on the great stress and anxiety experienced by those at Los Alamos while the test of the first atomic bomb (the \"Trinity\" test) was being prepared. In 2007, a documentary was made about the creation of the opera, titled \"Wonders Are Many\". The first act takes place about a month before the bomb is to be tested, and the second act is set in the early morning" }, { "docid": "10534202", "title": "Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission", "text": "research undertaken by the ABCC was the genetics study, which focused its study on the uncertainties surrounding the possible long-term effects of ionizing radiation in pregnant women and their unborn children. The study did not find evidence of widespread genetic damage. It did, however, find increased incidence of microcephaly and mental retardation in children most proximally exposed in utero to the bombs' radiation. The genetics project studied the effects of radiation on the survivors and their children. This project turned out to be the largest and most interactive of the ABCC programs. In 1957, Japan passed the Atomic Bomb Survivors" }, { "docid": "8435686", "title": "Proxy bomb", "text": "IRA team followed him by car to ensure that he obeyed their commands. Four minutes from the checkpoint, the IRA team armed the bomb remotely. When Gillespie reached the checkpoint, at 3:55 , he tried to get out and warn the soldiers, but the bomb detonated when he attempted to open the door. IRA bomb makers had installed a detonation device linked to the van's courtesy light, which came on whenever the van door opened. As a safeguard, the bombers also used a timing device to ensure that the bomb detonated at the right moment. Gillespie and five soldiers were" }, { "docid": "3993062", "title": "RDS-1", "text": "to be in possession of the atomic bomb, pressure mounted to develop the first hydrogen bomb. RDS-1 The RDS-1 (), also known as Izdeliye 501 (device 501) and First Lightning (), was the nuclear bomb used in the Soviet Union's first nuclear weapon test. The United States assigned it the code-name Joe-1, in reference to Joseph Stalin. It was detonated on 29 August 1949 at 7:00 a.m., at Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, after top-secret research and development as part of the Soviet atomic bomb project. The weapon was designed at the Kurchatov Institute — at the time officially known as \"Laboratory" }, { "docid": "9433987", "title": "The Atomic Kid", "text": "The Atomic Kid The Atomic Kid is a 1954 American black-and-white science fiction comedy film from Republic Pictures, produced by Maurice Duke and Mickey Rooney, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, that stars Mickey Rooney and Robert Strauss. While uranium prospector \"Blix\" Waterberry is in the desert, he wanders into an active atomic bomb test site and is accidentally exposed to radiation from a direct overhead A-bomb blast. He miraculously survives, becoming radioactive, and in the process gaining special powers. He is then recruited for his powers by the FBI to help break up a spy ring. After helping to capture" }, { "docid": "7475877", "title": "509th Bomb Wing", "text": "had a single mission: to drop the atomic bomb. The group made history on 6 August 1945, when the B-29 Superfortress, \"Enola Gay,\" piloted by Col Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. The B-29 \"Bockscar,\" piloted by Maj Charles Sweeney flew over the Japanese mainland on 9 August 1945, and dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. The 509th Bomb Wing moved its people and equipment to Pease AFB, Portsmouth, NH. in August 1958. There, the wing continued to function as an integral part of SAC. By 1965, its B-47s for were scheduled for" }, { "docid": "3784246", "title": "Butterfly Bomb", "text": "cemetery\" (some remote sandpits situated East of RAF Hornchurch, where explosive ordnance disposal experimental and research work took place) when it detonated. He died of shrapnel and blast injuries at Oldchurch Hospital the same day. On the island of Malta in 1981 Paul Gauci, a 41-year-old Maltese man, died after welding a butterfly bomb to a metal pipe and using it as a mallet, thinking it was a harmless can. The latest find of such a bomb was on 28 October 2009, by an 11-year-old boy in a secluded valley close to a heavily bombarded airfield. This bomb was safely" }, { "docid": "4165374", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "confiscated from the remains of the German atomic bomb project. This uranium had been mined in the Belgian Congo, and the ore in Belgium fell into the hands of the Germans after their invasion and occupation of Belgium in 1940. Further sources of uranium in the early years of the program were mines in East Germany (via the deceptively-named SAG Wismut), Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania (near Stei) and Poland. Boris Pregel sold 0.23 tonnes of uranium oxide to the Soviet Union during the war, with the authorisation of the U.S. Government. Eventually, large domestic sources were discovered in the Soviet Union" }, { "docid": "18366050", "title": "Bomb (book)", "text": "Bomb (book) Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon is a 2012 adolescent non-fiction book by author Steve Sheinkin. The book won the 2013 Newbery Honor and Sibert Medal from the American Library Association. This book follows the process of building the nuclear bomb by the discovery of nuclear fission by German scientist Otto Hahn in December 17, 1938. The book traces the origin and development of the first atomic bomb. It follows the development of the atomic bomb from the discovery of nuclear fission through the Nazi heavy water manufacture to the Manhattan Project and the" }, { "docid": "10411352", "title": "Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki", "text": "showed a higher prevalence of anxiety and somatization symptoms. Perhaps as many as 200 people from Hiroshima sought refuge in Nagasaki. The 2006 documentary \"Twice Survived: The Doubly Atomic Bombed of Hiroshima and Nagasaki\" documented 165 \"nijū hibakusha (lit. double explosion-affected people)\", nine of whom claimed to be in the blast zone in both cities. On March 24, 2009, the Japanese government officially recognized Tsutomu Yamaguchi as a double \"hibakusha\". He was confirmed to be from ground zero in Hiroshima on a business trip when the bomb was detonated. He was seriously burnt on his left side and spent the" }, { "docid": "19341042", "title": "Atomic engineering", "text": "engineering. The atomic character could be the atomic spin (e.g. in Nuclear magnetic resonance and quantum computing applications), atomic position (e.g. Optical lattice), atomic mass (e.g. atomic power), etc. The creation of the atomic bomb by Julius Robert Oppenheimer, the \"Father of the atomic bomb\", is based on atomic engineering. Oppenheimer was a university professor and physicist at the University of California, Berkeley. Richard Feynman, in his famous 1959 lecture \"There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom\" on the trend of miniaturization, envisioned: Most practices of nanotechnology and materials science today have foci distinct from Feynman's ultimate vision of manipulating" }, { "docid": "10860340", "title": "Debate over the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki", "text": "would not only result in \"an ultimate collapse and obliteration of the Japanese nation, but also it would lead to the total extinction of human civilization\". Commenting on the use of the atomic bomb, then-U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson stated, \"The atomic bomb was more than a weapon of terrible destruction; it was a psychological weapon.\" In 1959, Mitsuo Fuchida, the pilot who led the first wave in the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, met with General Paul Tibbets, who piloted the \"Enola Gay\" that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, and told him that: Some historians see" }, { "docid": "3148043", "title": "Blue Danube (nuclear weapon)", "text": "Blue Danube (nuclear weapon) Blue Danube was the first operational British nuclear weapon. It also went by a variety of other names, including Smallboy, the Mk.1 Atom Bomb, Special Bomb and OR.1001, a reference to the Operational Requirement it was built to fill. The RAF V bomber force was initially meant to use Blue Danube as their primary armament at a time when the first hydrogen bomb had not been detonated, and the British military planners still believed that an atomic war could be fought and won using atomic bombs of similar yield to the Hiroshima bomb. For that reason" }, { "docid": "3756207", "title": "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", "text": "hard-hitting sound than that of their previous album, U2 began recording \"How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb\" in February 2003 with Thomas. After nine months of work, the band had an album's worth of material ready for release, but they were not satisfied with the results. The group subsequently enlisted Lillywhite to take over as producer in Dublin in January 2004. Lillywhite, along with his assistant Lee, spent six months with the band reworking songs and encouraging better performances. U2 lead singer Bono described the album as \"our first rock album. It's taken us twenty years or whatever it is," }, { "docid": "4165370", "title": "Soviet atomic bomb project", "text": "end. In 1954, Sakharov worked on a third concept, a two-stage thermonuclear bomb. The third idea used the radiation wave of a fission bomb, not simply heat and compression, to ignite the fusion reaction, and paralleled the discovery made by Ulam and Teller. Unlike the RDS-6S boosted bomb, which placed the fusion fuel inside the primary A-bomb trigger, the thermonuclear super placed the fusion fuel in a secondary structure a small distance from the A-bomb trigger, where it was compressed and ignited by the A-bomb's x-ray radiation. The KB-11 Scientific-Technical Council approved plans to proceed with the design on 24" }, { "docid": "4368058", "title": "The Great and Secret Show", "text": "Jo-Beth and Tommy Ray as they float through Quiddity and reach the Ephemeris where they find that the Iad Uroboros are crossing Quiddity towards Earth. Palomo Grove starts to collapse and the entire town is sealed off by the authorities. Tesla recalls a word Kissoon had brought up, \"Trinity\", which is the place where the first atomic bomb was detonated. Kissoon, now occupying Raul's body arrives, but Jaffe is able to distract him as Tesla transports the vortex to Quiddity into Kissoon's time loop. Howard, Jo-Beth and Tommy Ray, completely transformed from their experience in Quiddity arrive from the vortex." }, { "docid": "2952649", "title": "Nuclear arms race", "text": "test as a \"peaceful nuclear explosion\", but according to independent sources, it was actually part of an accelerated covert nuclear program of India. This test generated great concern and doubts in Pakistan, with fear it would be at the mercy of its long–time arch rival. Pakistan had its own covert atomic bomb projects in 1972 which extended over many years since the first Indian weapon was detonated. After the 1974 test, Pakistan's atomic bomb program picked up a great speed and accelerated its atomic project to successfully build its own atomic weapons program. In the last few decades of the" }, { "docid": "1670585", "title": "Atomic Age", "text": "Atomic Age The Atomic Age, also known as the Atomic Era, is the period of history following the detonation of the first nuclear (\"atomic\") bomb, \"Trinity\", on July 16, 1945, during World War II. Although nuclear chain reactions had been hypothesized in 1933 and the first artificial self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction (Chicago Pile-1) had taken place in December 1942, the Trinity test and the ensuing bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that ended World War II represented the first large-scale use of nuclear technology and ushered in profound changes in sociopolitical thinking and the course of technology development. While atomic power" }, { "docid": "12865658", "title": "M47 bomb", "text": "M47 bomb The M47 bomb was a chemical bomb designed during World War II for use by the U.S. Army Air Forces. The bomb was designed for aerial bombardment and maximum efficiency after being dropped. Therefore, the bomb had a very thin metal sheet as its only cover, as little as . The bomb is approximately in diameter, with a nose the shape of a hemisphere. The M107 bomb fuse at the nose of the bomb detonated the weapon, allowing for the release of the contents inside. The bomb is designed to carry either white phosphorus (WP) or a mustard" }, { "docid": "1457391", "title": "The Atomic Cafe", "text": "of the media and public. Though the topic of atomic holocaust is a grave matter, \"The Atomic Cafe\" approaches it with black humor. Much of the humor derives from the modern audience's reaction to the old training films, such as the \"Duck and Cover\" film shown in schools. A quote to illustrate what can be perceived as black humor, culled from the movie: \"Viewed from a safe distance, the atomic bomb is one of the most beautiful sights ever seen by man,\" a U.S. Army training film declares. \"The Atomic Cafe\" was released at the height of nostalgia and cynicism" }, { "docid": "1457392", "title": "The Atomic Cafe", "text": "in America. By 1982, Americans lost much of their faith in their government following the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, and the seemingly never-ending arms race with the Soviet Union. \"The Atomic Cafe\" reflects and reinforces this idea as it exposes how the atomic bomb's dangers were downplayed (President Truman calls the atomic bomb a gift from God) and how the government used films to shape public opinion. \"The Atomic Cafe\" was also released during the Reagan Administration's forced civil defense revival. Barry Posen and Stephen Van Evera explain this revival in their article \"Defense Policy and the Reagan Administration:" }, { "docid": "483748", "title": "Neutron bomb", "text": "was subsequently postponed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978 following protests against his administration's plans to deploy neutron warheads to ground forces in Europe. On November 17, 1978, in a test the USSR detonated its first similar-type bomb. President Ronald Reagan restarted production in 1981. The Soviet Union renewed a propaganda campaign against the US's neutron bomb in 1981 following Reagan's announcement. In 1983 Reagan then announced the Strategic Defense Initiative, which surpassed neutron bomb production in ambition and vision and with that, neutron bombs quickly faded from the center of the public's attention. Three types of enhanced radiation weapons" }, { "docid": "5372993", "title": "Nuclear weapons and the United Kingdom", "text": "the year. During Operation Hurricane, an atomic bomb was detonated on board the frigate anchored in a lagoon in the Monte Bello Islands in Western Australia on 3 October 1952. Britain thereby became the third country to develop and test nuclear weapons. This led to the development of the first deployed weapon, the Blue Danube free-fall bomb. It had a diameter, 32 explosive lens implosion system with a levitated pit suspended within a natural uranium tamper. The warhead was contained within a bomb casing measuring diameter and long, and it weighed approximately , of which about was high explosive. The" }, { "docid": "6669742", "title": "Harry S. Truman", "text": "and his policy of rollback in Korea failed. The Soviet Union's atomic bomb project progressed much faster than had been expected and they detonated their first bomb on August 29, 1949. In response, on January 7, 1953, Truman announced the detonation of the first U.S. hydrogen bomb, which was much more powerful than the Soviet Union's atomic weapons. On June 25, 1950, the North Korean army under Kim Il-sung invaded South Korea, starting the Korean War. In the early weeks of the war, the North Koreans easily pushed back their southern counterparts. Truman called for a naval blockade of Korea," }, { "docid": "12832035", "title": "Britain, Australia and the Bomb", "text": "Britain, Australia and the Bomb Britain, Australia and the Bomb: the Nuclear Tests and Their Aftermath is a 2006 book by Lorna Arnold and Mark Smith. It is the second edition of an official history first published in 1987 by HMSO under another title: \"A Very Special Relationship: British Atomic Weapons Trials in Australia\". The book uses declassified material that has become available in the two decades prior to the book's publication. It covers the clean-up operations in the Maralinga Range and epidemiological studies on the health of the atomic test participants. Lorna Arnold is a Fellow of both the" }, { "docid": "17917023", "title": "Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb", "text": "the same time, there is not enough fuel to carry the bomb back to the US base in Tinian. As a result, the flight crew ends up dropping the bomb on Nagasaki. The book cuts out to a scene of two children on their way home from school when the bomb drops and incinerates them. One of the boys is still alive, and walking around searching for water, as the view pans out to the carnage and death that resulted from the bombing. Japan ends up surrendering. In the aftermath, the survivors begin to be afflicted by a mysterious disease," }, { "docid": "6617177", "title": "Elitzur–Vaidman bomb tester", "text": "observed at C and the bomb doesn't explode, it can eventually be concluded that the bomb is a dud. With this process 25% of live bombs can be identified without being detonated, 50% will be detonated and 25% remain uncertain. By repeating the process with the uncertain ones, the ratio of identified non-detonated live bombs approaches 33% of the initial population of bombs. See the \"Experiments\" section below for a modified experiment that can identify the live bombs with a yield rate approaching 100%. The authors point out that the ability to obtain information about the bomb's functionality without ever" } ]
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What continent is Scotland in?
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[ { "docid": "12539113", "title": "Continent", "text": "smallest continent. Earth's major landmasses all have coasts on a single, continuous World Ocean, which is divided into a number of principal oceanic components by the continents and various geographic criteria. The most restricted meaning of \"continent\" is that of a continuous area of land or mainland, with the coastline and any land boundaries forming the edge of the continent. In this sense the term \"continental Europe\" (sometimes referred to in Britain as \"the Continent\") is used to refer to mainland Europe, excluding islands such as Great Britain, Ireland, Malta and Iceland, and the term \"continent of Australia\" may refer" }, { "docid": "3473605", "title": "Prehistoric Scotland", "text": "be seen. Scotland is geologically alien to Europe, comprising a lost sliver of the ancient continent of Laurentia (which later formed the bulk of North America). During the Cambrian period the crustal region which became Scotland formed part of the continental shelf of Laurentia, then still south of the equator. Laurentia was separated from the continent of Baltica (which later became Scandinavia and the Baltic region) by the diminishing Iapetus Ocean. The two ancient continents moved toward one another through the Cambrian and Ordovician periods, with tectonic folding during the Silurian pushing the first Scottish land above water. The final" }, { "docid": "9252459", "title": "Australian rules football in Scotland", "text": "club in Aberdeen, named the \"Aberdingoes\". The following teams are active in Scotland: The Scottish national team, The Clansmen, compete in 1–3 events per calendar year. These events are typically the Tri-Nations Championship, the AFL Europe Euro Cup and an additional challenge match or friendly tournament across the European continent. Euro Cup Participation Formally known as the EU Cup, for which Scotland participated the inaugural event in London 2005 and again in Prague 2008. Since becoming the Euro Cup in 2010 Scotland has participated in a further 6 of the 8 AFL Europe Euro Cup competitions to date, these were;" }, { "docid": "12539118", "title": "Continent", "text": "in Latin American countries, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Greece, where they are taught as a single continent. The criterion of a discrete landmass is completely disregarded if the continuous landmass of Eurasia is classified as two separate continents: Europe and Asia. Physiographically, Europe and South Asia are peninsulas of the Eurasian landmass. However, Europe is widely considered a continent with its comparatively large land area of , while South Asia, with less than half that area, is considered a subcontinent. The alternative view—in geology and geography—that Eurasia is a single continent results in a six-continent view of the world." }, { "docid": "12539140", "title": "Continent", "text": "Europe and Asia together as a single continent, dubbed \"Eurasia\". In this model, the world is divided into six continents, with North America and South America considered separate continents. Geologists use the term \"continent\" in a different manner from geographers. In geology a continent is defined by continental crust: a platform of metamorphic and igneous rock, largely of granitic composition. Some geologists restrict the term 'continent' to portions of the crust built around stable Precambrian \"shield\", typically 1.5 to 3.8 billion years old, called a craton. The craton itself is an accretionary complex of ancient mobile belts (mountain belts) from" }, { "docid": "18004647", "title": "Sculpture in Scotland", "text": "are indications that large numbers of wooden crosses may also have existed. In Scotland biblical iconography is less common than in Ireland, but the subject of King David is relatively frequently depicted. In the east the influence of Pictish sculpture can be seen. Important examples dated to the eighth century include St Martin's Cross on Iona, the Kildalton Cross from the Hebrides and the Anglo-Saxon Ruthwell Cross. Through the Hiberno-Scottish mission to the continent, insular art was highly influential on subsequent European Medieval art, especially the decorative elements of Romanesque and Gothic styles. From the eighth century Scandinavian invaders took" }, { "docid": "17088837", "title": "Estate houses in Scotland", "text": "Gardening books from the continent and England became widely available in this period and the first gardening book published in Scotland, John Reid's, \"Scots Gard'ner\" (1683), borrowed from John Evelyn's (1658) translation of Nicholas de Bonnefon's \"Le Jardinair françois\" (1651), adapting its ideas for Scottish conditions. In the late seventeenth century William Bruce put Scotland at the forefront of European garden design, lowering garden walls to incorporate the surrounding countryside into the vista. This allowed a focus on significant landscape features such as Bass rock at Balcaskie and Loch Leven Castle at Kinross. Alexander Edward (1651–1708) continued in the tradition" }, { "docid": "7035283", "title": "Christianity in Medieval Scotland", "text": "combined Kingdom of Alba, which would subsequently come to be known as the Kingdom of Scotland. While there were a series of reforms of monasticism in continental Europe and England, particularly those associated with Cluny in France from the tenth century, Scotland remained largely unaffected these until the late eleventh century. Physically Scottish monasteries differed significantly from those on the continent, and were often an isolated collection of wooden huts surrounded by a wall. The Irish architectural influence can be seen in surviving round towers at Brechin and Abernethy. Some early Scottish establishments had dynasties of abbots, who were often" }, { "docid": "12539115", "title": "Continent", "text": "continent. From this perspective, the edge of the continental shelf is the true edge of the continent, as shorelines vary with changes in sea level. In this sense the islands of Great Britain and Ireland are part of Europe, while Australia and the island of New Guinea together form a continent. As a cultural construct, the concept of a continent may go beyond the continental shelf to include oceanic islands and continental fragments. In this way, Iceland is considered part of Europe and Madagascar part of Africa. Extrapolating the concept to its extreme, some geographers group the Australian continental plate" }, { "docid": "7042633", "title": "Economy of Scotland in the High Middle Ages", "text": "Economy of Scotland in the High Middle Ages The economy of Scotland in the High Middle Ages for the purposes of this article, is the economic situation in Scotland between 1058 and 1286 AD. The year 1058 saw the ascension of Malcolm III to the throne of Scotland. His reign marks a significant cultural, economic, and political shift away from Scandinavia and towards England and the European Continent – most noticeable in his marriage to Margaret, the sister of Edgar Aetheling, who was the primary dynastic rival to William I, Duke of Normandy, for the throne of England following the" }, { "docid": "12539136", "title": "Continent", "text": "a great quantity of Land, not separated by any Sea from the rest of the World, as the whole Continent of Europe, Asia, Africa.\" In 1727, Ephraim Chambers wrote in his \"Cyclopædia,\" \"The world is ordinarily divided into two grand continents: the old and the new.\" And in his 1752 atlas, Emanuel Bowen defined a continent as \"a large space of dry land comprehending many countries all joined together, without any separation by water. Thus Europe, Asia, and Africa is one great continent, as America is another.\" However, the old idea of Europe, Asia and Africa as \"parts\" of the" }, { "docid": "12539123", "title": "Continent", "text": "periphery of the North American Plate, is sometimes referred to as a subcontinent. This is a significant departure from the more conventional view of a subcontinent as comprising a very large peninsula on the fringe of a continent. Where the Americas are viewed as a single continent (America), it is divided into two subcontinents (North America and South America) or three (with Central America being the third). When Eurasia is regarded as a single continent, Europe is treated as a subcontinent. Some areas of continental crust are largely covered by the sea and may be considered submerged continents. Notable examples" }, { "docid": "18004617", "title": "Sculpture in Scotland", "text": "of a human face found in Scotland. From the Bronze Age there are extensive examples of rock art, including cup and ring marks and elaborate carved stone battle-axes. By the early Iron Age Scotland had been penetrated by the wider European La Tène culture, and a few examples of decoration survive from Scotland. There are also decorated torcs, scabbards, armlets and war trumpets. The Romans began military expeditions into what is now Scotland from about 71 CE, leaving a direct sculptural legacy of distance slabs, altars and other sculptures. Among the most important survivals of Pictish culture are about 250" }, { "docid": "16013478", "title": "Continent (horse)", "text": "when he finished strongly to take the lead close home and win a minor handicap race by half a length. Six weeks and four races later he won for the second time that year when he stayed on well to take a handicap at Goodwood. After five more races Continent was retired after running unplaced at York in June 2008. At the 2002 Cartier Racing Awards, Continent was named European Champion Sprinter. In the official International Classification for 2002, Continent was rated at 117, making him the third best European sprinter, behind Kyllachy and Invincible Spirit. Continent (horse) Continent is" }, { "docid": "7075606", "title": "Universities in Scotland", "text": "fifteenth century those Scots who wished to attend university had to travel to England or to the Continent. This situation was transformed by the founding of St John's College, St Andrews in 1418 by Henry Wardlaw, bishop of St. Andrews. St Salvator's College was added to St. Andrews in 1450. The other great bishoprics followed, with the University of Glasgow being founded in 1451 and King's College, Aberdeen in 1495. Initially, these institutions were designed for the training of clerics, but they would increasingly be used by laymen. International contacts helped integrate Scotland into a wider European scholarly world and" }, { "docid": "12539131", "title": "Continent", "text": "had reached a new continent—he always thought it was part of Asia. In 1501, Amerigo Vespucci and Gonçalo Coelho attempted to sail around what they considered the southern end of the Asian mainland into the Indian Ocean, passing through Fernando de Noronha. After reaching the coast of Brazil, they sailed a long way further south along the coast of South America, confirming that this was a land of continental proportions and that it also extended much further south than Asia was known to. On return to Europe, an account of the voyage, called \"Mundus Novus\" (\"New World\"), was published under" }, { "docid": "15716125", "title": "Continent. (journal)", "text": "from punctum books. Continent. (journal) continent. is an online open access scholarly journal founded in 2010 that publishes a range of subjects including philosophy, literature, and arts. The journal is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals and has received a seal of approval from SPARC Europe. The Editors are supported by Contributing Editors Ben Segal, Feliz Lucia Molina, Sherrin Frances, Fintan Neylan, Frederick Arias, Rosemary Lee, Isaac Linder, John Gallic, Matt Bernico and Sophie Wagner. \"continent.\" is published under a Creative Commons license using a modified version of Open Journal Systems being developed between Jamie Allen and Bernhard" }, { "docid": "15716122", "title": "Continent. (journal)", "text": "Continent. (journal) continent. is an online open access scholarly journal founded in 2010 that publishes a range of subjects including philosophy, literature, and arts. The journal is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals and has received a seal of approval from SPARC Europe. The Editors are supported by Contributing Editors Ben Segal, Feliz Lucia Molina, Sherrin Frances, Fintan Neylan, Frederick Arias, Rosemary Lee, Isaac Linder, John Gallic, Matt Bernico and Sophie Wagner. \"continent.\" is published under a Creative Commons license using a modified version of Open Journal Systems being developed between Jamie Allen and Bernhard Garnicnig, and its" }, { "docid": "12539139", "title": "Continent", "text": "treated North and South America as separate continents, while atlases published in Europe usually considered them one continent. However, it was still not uncommon for American atlases to treat them as one continent up until World War II. From the 1950s, most U.S. geographers divided the Americas into two continents. With the addition of Antarctica, this made the seven-continent model. However, this division of the Americas never appealed to Latin Americans, who saw their region spanning an as a single landmass, and there the conception of six continents remains dominant, as it does in scattered other countries. Some geographers regard" }, { "docid": "12539119", "title": "Continent", "text": "Some view separation of Eurasia into Asia and Europe as a residue of Eurocentrism: \"In physical, cultural and historical diversity, China and India are comparable to the entire European landmass, not to a single European country. [...].\" However, for historical and cultural reasons, the view of Europe as a separate continent continues in several categorizations. If continents are defined strictly as discrete landmasses, embracing all the contiguous land of a body, then Africa, Asia, and Europe form a single continent which may be referred to as Afro-Eurasia. This produces a four-continent model consisting of Afro-Eurasia, America, Antarctica and Australia. When" }, { "docid": "12539111", "title": "Continent", "text": "Continent A continent is one of several very large landmasses of the world. Generally identified by convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered from largest in area to smallest, they are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia. Geologically, the continents largely correspond to areas of continental crust that are found on the continental plates. However, some areas of continental crust are regions covered with water not usually included in the list of continents. Zealandia is one such area (see submerged continents below). Islands are frequently grouped with" }, { "docid": "16013466", "title": "Continent (horse)", "text": "Continent (horse) Continent is a retired British champion Thoroughbred racehorse. A gelding who specialised in sprint distances, he improved from handicap class to become European Champion Sprinter in 2002. In his championship season he ran thirteen times and won two Group One races; the July Cup at Newmarket and the Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp, becoming the first gelding to win the latter race. In all, he ran seventy times in a career which lasted from 1999 until his retirement at the age of eleven in 2008. Continent, a chestnut gelding with a narrow white stripe, was bred by his" } ]
[ { "docid": "7296930", "title": "Scotland the What?", "text": "his installation took place in October 2008. He died in November 2011. In September 2013, George Donald died aged 79. Scotland the What? Scotland the What? were a Scottish comedy revue act comprising William \"Buff\" Hardie, Stephen Robertson and George Donald. Buff Hardie and Steve Robertson first met in the Aberdeen Student Show in 1952. George Donald, another University of Aberdeen student, wrote music for the 1954 Student Show, but did not take part in it. So all three only met together later through the Aberdeen Revue Group, which is where they also found their future producer Jimmy Logan. (He" }, { "docid": "7296924", "title": "Scotland the What?", "text": "Scotland the What? Scotland the What? were a Scottish comedy revue act comprising William \"Buff\" Hardie, Stephen Robertson and George Donald. Buff Hardie and Steve Robertson first met in the Aberdeen Student Show in 1952. George Donald, another University of Aberdeen student, wrote music for the 1954 Student Show, but did not take part in it. So all three only met together later through the Aberdeen Revue Group, which is where they also found their future producer Jimmy Logan. (He later had to revert in public to his formal first name \"James\" in order to join the actors' union Equity," }, { "docid": "7296925", "title": "Scotland the What?", "text": "because there was already a Glaswegian comic using the professional name Jimmy Logan.) Buff Hardie had first appeared in the 1951 Student Show 'Spring in Your Step', and co-wrote the 1957 show \"College Bounds\". But it was after the 1968 student show \"Running Riot\" – which the four men wrote, composed, produced and directed – that the idea of putting on a show of their own at the Edinburgh Festival was first mooted. Jimmy Logan directed \"Scotland the What?\" from 1969 until his death in 1993. The trio first appeared under the banner of \"Scotland the What?\" at the Edinburgh" }, { "docid": "14918116", "title": "Scotland in the Late Middle Ages", "text": "giant bombards made for Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, one of which, Mons Meg, still survives. Although these were probably already outdated on the continent, they represented impressive military technology when they reached Scotland. James II enthusiasm for artillery cost him his life, and James III also experienced ill-fortune when artillery sent from Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, sank in a storm en route to Scotland in 1481. James IV brought in experts from France, Germany and the Netherlands and established a foundry in 1511. Edinburgh Castle had a house of artillery where visitors could see cannon cast for what" }, { "docid": "20212810", "title": "Continent (CFCF album)", "text": "a \"signature sound\" a listener could identify on his first album: \"It's because Silver is confident in his tools, mostly vintage analogue synthesizers or what passes for them digitally nowadays, and he adheres to them with such genuine enthusiasm that it's hard not to be as taken with his methodology as he is.\" However, Newmark also dismissed \"Continent\" for being \"so well-planned, so devoid of errancies and so fixated on doing everything right that, truthfully, most of it just bored me to tears.\" Derived from the liner notes of \"Continent\". Adapted from the liner notes of \"Continent\". Continent (CFCF album)" }, { "docid": "7296928", "title": "Scotland the What?", "text": "by Councillor Ramsay Milne to award the Freedom of the City of Aberdeen to the trio for \"their services to the Fine Arts, the Doric language and North East of Scotland culture; promotion of the City and, above all, for makin' a'body laugh.\" The conferral took place on 20 April 2008 at His Majesty's Theatre. An Early Day Motion tabled at the House of Commons by Malcolm Bruce MP asked that \"That this House congratulates Scotland the What?, comprising Buff Hardie, Stephen Robertson and George Donald, on receiving the Freedom of the City of Aberdeen and thanks them for 50" }, { "docid": "4509527", "title": "Mid-Continent oil province", "text": "Mid-Continent oil province The Mid-continent oil field is a broad area containing hundreds of oil fields in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. The area, which consists of various geological strata and diverse trap types, was discovered and exploited during the first half of the 20th century. Most of the crude oil found in the onshore mid-continent oil field is considered to be of the mixed base or intermediate type (a mix of paraffin base and asphalt base crude oil types). The first commercially successful oil well drilled in what was to be called the Mid-continent Oil Field" }, { "docid": "2670928", "title": "Lemuria (continent)", "text": "of which some have become amalgamated with ... Africa, some ... with what is now Asia; and that in Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands we have existing relics of this great continent, for which ... I should propose the name Lemuria! Sclater's theory was hardly unusual for his time; \"land bridges\", real and imagined, fascinated several of Sclater's contemporaries. Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, also looking at the relationship between animals in India and Madagascar, had suggested a southern continent about two decades before Sclater, but did not give it a name. The acceptance of Darwinism led scientists to seek to trace" }, { "docid": "7332941", "title": "Scotland in the High Middle Ages", "text": "identity. By 1286, these economic, institutional, cultural, religious and legal developments had brought Scotland closer to its neighbours in England and the Continent, although outsiders continued to view Scotland as a provincial, even savage place. By this date, the Kingdom of Scotland had political boundaries that closely resembled those of the modern nation. Scotland in the High Middle Ages is a relatively well-studied topic and Scottish medievalists have produced a wide variety of publications. Some, such as David Dumville, Thomas Owen Clancy and Dauvit Broun, are primarily interested in the native cultures of the country, and often have linguistic training" }, { "docid": "10251699", "title": "Cimmeria (continent)", "text": "Cimmeria (continent) Cimmeria was an ancient continent, or, rather, a string of microcontinents or terranes, that rifted from Gondwana in the Southern Hemisphere and was accreted to Eurasia in the Northern Hemisphere. It consisted of parts of what is today Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, Shan–Thai, and Malay Peninsula. Cimmeria rifted from the Gondwanan shores of the Paleo-Tethys Ocean during the Carboniferous-earliest Permian and as the Neo-Tethys Ocean opened behind it, during the Permian, the Paleo-Tethys closed in front of it. Cimmeria rifted off Gondwana from east to west, from Australia to the eastern Mediterranean. It stretched across several latitudes and" }, { "docid": "9454763", "title": "Fishing industry in Scotland", "text": "on all herring sold abroad. This, coupled with the coming of the railways as a means of more rapid transport, gave an opportunity to Scottish fishermen to deliver their catches to markets much more quickly than in the past. Herring is considered a delicacy on the Continent and was caught relatively easily off the Coast of Scotland - off the East Coast during winter and spring, off the North Coast of Scotland and Shetland during the summer months and, in the autumn, off the Coast of East Anglia. At this time, there were as many as 30,000 vessels involved in" }, { "docid": "7035262", "title": "Christianity in Medieval Scotland", "text": "Christianity in Medieval Scotland Christianity in Medieval Scotland includes all aspects of Christianity in the modern borders of Scotland in the Middle Ages. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now Lowland Scotland by Roman soldiers stationed in the north of the province of Britannia. After the collapse of Roman authority in the fifth century, Christianity is presumed to have survived among the British enclaves in the south of what is now Scotland, but retreated as the pagan Anglo-Saxons advanced. Scotland was largely converted by Irish missions associated with figures such as St Columba, from the fifth to the seventh" }, { "docid": "18906071", "title": "Gardening in Scotland", "text": "styles were particularly important in Scotland, although adapted for the Scottish climate. From the late seventeenth century the gardens at Versailles, with their formal avenues, parterres and fountains that stressed symmetry and order, were a model. After the Glorious Revolution Dutch influences were also significant, with uniform planting and topiary. Gardening books from the continent and England became widely available in this period and the first gardening book was published in Scotland. This was John Reid's, \"Scots Gard'ner\" (1683). Reid had been gardener at Niddry Castle, Hamilton Castle and Drummond Castle and for George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh. The book borrowed" }, { "docid": "18948031", "title": "What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy", "text": "What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy is a 1976 book by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. Explaining the relationship between the soul and consciousness in the Nyaya-Vaisesika philosophy, Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya makes three points. First, consciousness in this view is knowledge (jnana) in an empirical sense. Second, consciousness is one of the multiple qualities of the soul. Third, consciousness is a transient quality, not a permanent quality. By itself, the soul is without consciousness; consciousness is produced in the soul only when it is conjoined with certain other entities. Hiriyanna," }, { "docid": "18948032", "title": "What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy", "text": "commenting on this point, notes: Hiriyanna expresses his perplexity in reviewing the Nyaya-Vaisesika view of consciousness, and then comes out with a comment equating this view with the Charvaka view of consciousness: What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy is a 1976 book by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. Explaining the relationship between the soul and consciousness in the Nyaya-Vaisesika philosophy, Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya makes three points. First, consciousness in this view is knowledge (jnana) in an empirical sense. Second, consciousness is one of the multiple qualities of the soul. Third," }, { "docid": "6127385", "title": "Mid-Continent Railway Museum", "text": "Mid-Continent Railway Museum The Mid-Continent Railway Museum is a railroad museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin, United States. The museum consists of static displays as well as a 7-mile round trip ride aboard preserved railroad cars. Mid-Continent Railway Museum's collection emphasizes the preservation of railroad items operated in the upper Midwest from the period of 1880-1916, what the organization refers to as the \"Golden Age of Railroading\". During that time, railroads saw an unprecedented rate of expansion, growing in size in the United States from 93,000 to 254,037 miles of track. Three steam locomotives are currently under restoration to federal guidelines." }, { "docid": "6127372", "title": "Mid-Continent Railway Museum", "text": "Mid-Continent Railway Museum The Mid-Continent Railway Museum is a railroad museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin, United States. The museum consists of static displays as well as a 7-mile round trip ride aboard preserved railroad cars. Mid-Continent Railway Museum's collection emphasizes the preservation of railroad items operated in the upper Midwest from the period of 1880-1916, what the organization refers to as the \"Golden Age of Railroading\". During that time, railroads saw an unprecedented rate of expansion, growing in size in the United States from 93,000 to 254,037 miles of track. Three steam locomotives are currently under restoration to federal guidelines." }, { "docid": "8738874", "title": "Religion in Scotland", "text": "Religion in Scotland Religion in Scotland includes all forms of religious organisation and practice. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53.8% of the Scottish population identified as Christian (declining from 65.1% in 2001) when asked: \"What religion, religious denomination or body do you belong to?\". The Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian denomination often known as The Kirk, is recognised in law as the national church of Scotland. It is not an established church and is independent of state control. However, it is the largest religious grouping in Scotland, with 32.4% of the population according to" }, { "docid": "8738914", "title": "Religion in Scotland", "text": "the fastest secularising nation in history. Since 2016, humanists in Scotland have conducted more marriages each year than the Church of Scotland (or any other religious denomination). Religion in Scotland Religion in Scotland includes all forms of religious organisation and practice. Christianity is the largest faith in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53.8% of the Scottish population identified as Christian (declining from 65.1% in 2001) when asked: \"What religion, religious denomination or body do you belong to?\". The Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian denomination often known as The Kirk, is recognised in law as the national church of Scotland. It" }, { "docid": "18065511", "title": "History of universities in Scotland", "text": "History of universities in Scotland The history of universities in Scotland includes the development of all universities and university colleges in Scotland, between their foundation between the fifteenth century and the present day. Until the fifteenth century, those Scots who wished to attend university had to travel to England, or to the Continent. This situation was transformed by the founding of St John's College, St Andrews in 1418 by Henry Wardlaw, bishop of St. Andrews. St Salvator's College was added to St. Andrews in 1450. The other great bishoprics followed, with the University of Glasgow being founded in 1451 and" }, { "docid": "18065557", "title": "History of universities in Scotland", "text": "cent were female and 44 per cent male. History of universities in Scotland The history of universities in Scotland includes the development of all universities and university colleges in Scotland, between their foundation between the fifteenth century and the present day. Until the fifteenth century, those Scots who wished to attend university had to travel to England, or to the Continent. This situation was transformed by the founding of St John's College, St Andrews in 1418 by Henry Wardlaw, bishop of St. Andrews. St Salvator's College was added to St. Andrews in 1450. The other great bishoprics followed, with the" }, { "docid": "16155146", "title": "Warfare in Medieval Scotland", "text": "Good, Duke of Burgundy, one of which, Mons Meg, still survives. Although these were probably already outdated on the continent, they represented impressive military technology when they reached Scotland. James II enthusiasm for artillery cost him his life and demonstrated some of the dangers of early artillery, when a gun exploded at the siege of Roxburgh in 1460. James III also experienced ill-fortune, when artillery sent from Sigismund, Archduke of Austria sank in a storm en route to Scotland in 1481. James IV brought in experts from France, Germany and the Netherlands and established a foundry in 1511. Edinburgh Castle" }, { "docid": "16486313", "title": "Renaissance in Scotland", "text": "royal portraits that survive from the late Middle Ages are generally crude by continental standards. Much more impressive are the works or artists imported from the continent, particularly the Netherlands, generally considered the centre of painting in the Northern Renaissance. The products of these connections included a fine portrait of William Elphinstone; the images of St Catherine and St John brought to Dunkeld; Hugo van Der Goes's altarpiece for the Trinity College Church in Edinburgh, commissioned by James III; and the work after which the Flemish Master of James IV of Scotland is named. There are also a relatively large" }, { "docid": "12539135", "title": "Continent", "text": "the \"continents\" (or mainlands) of Isle of Man, Ireland and Wales and in 1745 to Sumatra. The word \"continent\" was used in translating Greek and Latin writings about the three \"parts\" of the world, although in the original languages no word of exactly the same meaning as \"continent\" was used. While \"continent\" was used on the one hand for relatively small areas of continuous land, on the other hand geographers again raised Herodotus's query about why a single large landmass should be divided into separate continents. In the mid-17th century, Peter Heylin wrote in his \"Cosmographie\" that \"A Continent is" }, { "docid": "17301108", "title": "Housing in Scotland", "text": "Housing in Scotland Housing in Scotland includes all forms of built habitation in what is now Scotland, from the earliest period of human occupation to the present day. The oldest house in Scotland dates from the Mesolithic era. In the Neolithic era settled farming led to the construction of the first stone houses. There is also evidence from this period of large timber halls. In the Bronze Age there were cellular roundcrannogs (built on artificial islands) and hillforts that enclosed large settlements. In the Iron Age cellular houses begin to be replaced on the northern isles by simple Atlantic roundhouses," }, { "docid": "13152939", "title": "Scotland in the early modern period", "text": "the continent, an English army occupied Scotland and Cromwell emerged as the most important figure in the Commonwealth. In 1652, the English parliament declared that Scotland was part of the Commonwealth. Various attempts were made to legitimise the union, calling representatives from the Scottish burghs and shires to negotiations and to various English parliaments, where they were always under-represented and had little opportunity for dissent. However, final ratification was delayed by Cromwell's problems with his various parliaments and the union did not become the subject of an act until 1657. The military administration in Scotland, led by General George Monck," }, { "docid": "12774094", "title": "Australia (continent)", "text": "of the continent of Australia, but of the separate, submerged continent of Zealandia. New Zealand and Australia are both part of the Oceanian sub-region known as Australasia, with New Guinea being in Melanesia. The term Oceania is often used to denote the region encompassing the Australian continent, Zealandia and various islands in the Pacific Ocean that are not included in the seven-continent model. Papua New Guinea, a country within the continent, is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse countries in the world. It is also one of the most rural, as only 18 percent of its people live" }, { "docid": "18004645", "title": "Sculpture in Scotland", "text": "of Pictish and Irish styles. From the sixth century the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Bernicia, part of Northumbria, stretched into what is now Lowland Scotland. Early examples of Anglo-Saxon art from the region include exceptional items such as the intricately carved whalebone Franks Casket form the early eighth century, which combines pagan, classical and Christian motifs. After the Christianisation of Britain from the seventh century, artistic styles in Northumbria interacted with those in Ireland and what is now Scotland to become part of the common style historians have identified as Insular or Hiberno-Saxon. The most significant survivals in sculpture in Insular" }, { "docid": "17580261", "title": "Music in Medieval Scotland", "text": "the continent in the 1550s. Other sources include occasional written references in accounts and in literature and visual representations of musicians and instruments. In the late twelfth century, Giraldus Cambrensis noted that \"Ireland uses and delights in two instruments: the cithara and the tympanum; Scotland three: the cithara, tympanum and chorus; Wales three: cithara, tibiae and chorus.\" The chithara is probably the clarsach or Celtic harp and the typanum probably a string instrument rather than a form of drum. The identity of the chorus is debated. It has been suggested that the chorus is an early form of bagpipe, but" }, { "docid": "9406947", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "That Happens Will Happen Today\". Tom Tykwer plans to adapt the novel into a film. In 2009, the novel received the Prix Médicis étranger in France. What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when" }, { "docid": "16127865", "title": "Rent control in Scotland", "text": "constituted a criminal offence. The statutory provisions currently applicable to Scotland are contained in There is no corresponding provision to section 27 in the Housing Act 1988 Following an extensive campaign in 2012 led by Shelter Scotland to end what it perceived as illegal premiums being charged on tenants, the Scottish Government clarified the law covering what fees letting agents and landlords can charge private tenants. With effect from November 2012 all tenant charges, other than rent and a refundable deposit, were banned in Scotland. Consultations are being held to introduce similar legislation in England and Wales during 2015. A" }, { "docid": "17339739", "title": "Portrait painting in Scotland", "text": "the Royal Infirmary, which is shown in the background of the painting. Mosman's work included his portrait of \"John Campbell of the Bank\" (1749), who was chief cashier of the Royal Bank of Scotland and a Whig, but who is depicted in the recently forbidden Highland dress. Because of his Jacobite sympathies Alexander was forced to leave for the continent after the rebellion of 1745, and in Rome he made a living painting the Jacobite expatriates who congregated there, before his return a few years later. Allan Ramsay (1713–84) studied in Sweden, London and Italy before basing himself in Edinburgh," }, { "docid": "20212808", "title": "Continent (CFCF album)", "text": "too easily slotted into one ambience-by-numbers or another, CFCF shapes his tracks to build seamlessly toward climaxes that are just so, and no more, before pulling everything back a little.\" A reviewer for \"Prefix\" magazine analogized \"Continent\" as \"driving in a foreign sports car along a coastal road to your mistress' Italian villa.\" He praised the LP's \"uniformity\" but also wrote that it was a slightly negative aspect of the record and what prevented it from being \"great:\" \"CFCF teases his work's build-up for too long. \"Continent\" never takes us to that villa, or at least lets us fool around" }, { "docid": "7035266", "title": "Christianity in Medieval Scotland", "text": "the population of what is now Scotland probably practised a form of Celtic polytheism. Evidence of Christian symbols and the destruction of the shrines of other religions, suggest that Roman occupation brought Christianity to the north of Britannia (the name they gave to the province under their control in the southern part of the island). From there it may have spread to parts of what they called Caledonia (roughly corresponding to what is now Scotland). After the collapse of Roman authority in the early fifth century, four major circles of influence emerged in Northern Britain. In the east were the" }, { "docid": "9389026", "title": "Catholic Church in Scotland", "text": "is estimated that, in 2009, there were about 850,000 Catholics in a country of 5.1 million. Between 1994 and 2002, Catholic attendance in Scotland declined 19% to just over 200,000. By 2008, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Scotland estimated that 184,283 attended Mass regularly. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now lowland Scotland from Roman soldiers stationed in the north of the province of Britannia. It is presumed to have survived among the Brythonic enclaves in the south of modern Scotland, but retreated as the pagan Anglo-Saxons advanced. Scotland was largely converted by Irish-Scots missions associated with figures such" }, { "docid": "9406939", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when the Arab militia, referred to as \"murahaleen\" (which is Arabic for the deported), wipes out his Dinka village, Marial Bai. During the assault, he loses sight" }, { "docid": "8738877", "title": "Religion in Scotland", "text": "any other religion. The statistics from the 2011 census and the 2001 census are set out below. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now southern Scotland during the Roman occupation of Britain. It was mainly spread by missionaries from Ireland from the 5th century and is associated with St Ninian, St Kentigern, and St Columba. The Christianity that developed in Ireland and Scotland differed from that led by Rome, particularly over the method of calculating Easter and the form of tonsure, until the Celtic church accepted Roman practices in the mid-7th century. Christianity in Scotland was strongly influenced by" }, { "docid": "20212802", "title": "Continent (CFCF album)", "text": "in its very spot.\" \"Continent\" features a cover of Fleetwood Mac's \"Big Love,\" which increases the pace of the original source material and includes what \"Ritter\" described as a \"rare lead vocal\" that's very low in volume in comparison with the other instruments in the mix. The post-disco track \"Invitation to Love\" is named after the show within a show from the David Lynch television series \"Twin Peaks\". It features a sample of the song \"Pillow Talk\" by producer Quiet Village. It includes what Finlayson described as a \"dulled buzz\" synthesizer, a 1980s-style guitar solo, and handclaps. Finlayson jokingly wrote" }, { "docid": "16442193", "title": "Art in Medieval Scotland", "text": "from Scottish churches survives. There is only one surviving Doom painting in Scotland, at Guthrie near Arbroath, which may have been painted by the same artist as the elaborate crucifixion and other paintings at Foulis Easter, eighteen miles away. As in England, the monarchy may have had model portraits of royalty used for copies and reproductions, but the versions of native royal portraits that survive are generally crude by continental standards. Much more impressive are the works or artists imported from the continent, particularly the Netherlands, generally considered the centre of painting in the Northern Renaissance. The products of these" }, { "docid": "12539117", "title": "Continent", "text": "cases, there is no complete separation of these landmasses by water (disregarding the Suez Canal and Panama Canal, which are both narrow and shallow, as well as being artificial). Both these isthmuses are very narrow compared to the bulk of the landmasses they unite. North America and South America are treated as separate continents in the seven-continent model. However, they may also be viewed as a single continent known as America or the Americas. This viewpoint was common in the United States until World War II, and remains prevalent in some Asian six-continent models. This remains the more common vision" }, { "docid": "18004666", "title": "Sculpture in Scotland", "text": "Scottish palaces and many Scottish nobles followed the royal court to England, tending to invest in sculpture for their residences in London, rather than their estates in Scotland. In the late eighteenth century the development of the Grand Tour took young Scottish aristocrats to the continent, particularly Rome, which was home to the exiled Jacobite Stuarts, and led to the buying of artistic works including sculpture and interest in classical and Renaissance styles. In the second half of the century Scots became the major figures in the trade in antique sculpture, particularly Gavin Hamilton (1723–98), Colin Morison (1732–1801) and James" }, { "docid": "16486272", "title": "Renaissance in Scotland", "text": "Protestant programme to extend and reform learning. It resulted in the expansion of the school system and the foundation of six university colleges by the end of the sixteenth century. Relatively large numbers of Scottish scholars studied on the continent or in England and some, such as Hector Boece, John Mair, Andrew Melville and George Buchanan, returned to Scotland to play a major part in developing Scottish intellectual life. Vernacular works in Scots began to emerge in the fifteenth century, while Latin remained a major literary language. With the patronage of James V and James VI, writers included William Stewart," }, { "docid": "17262551", "title": "Prehistoric art in Scotland", "text": "Prehistoric art in Scotland Prehistoric art in Scotland is visual art created or found within the modern borders of Scotland, before the departure of the Romans from southern and central Britain in the early fifth century CE, which is usually seen as the beginning of the early historic or Medieval era. There is no clear definition of prehistoric art among scholars and objects that may involve creativity often lack a context that would allow them to be understood. The earliest examples of portable art from what is now Scotland are highly decorated carved stone balls from the Neolithic period, which" }, { "docid": "16442195", "title": "Art in Medieval Scotland", "text": "the Flemish illustrated book of hours, known as the Hours of James IV of Scotland, given by James IV to Margaret Tudor and described as \"perhaps the finest medieval manuscript to have been commissioned for Scottish use\". Art in Medieval Scotland Art in Medieval Scotland includes all forms of artistic production within the modern borders of Scotland, between the fifth century and the adoption of the Renaissance in the early sixteenth century. In the early Middle Ages, there were distinct material cultures evident in the different federations and kingdoms within what is now Scotland. Pictish art was the only uniquely" }, { "docid": "16434784", "title": "Government in medieval Scotland", "text": "Kingdom of the Scots was the Justiciar who held courts and reported to the king personally. Normally, there were two Justiciarships, organised by linguistic boundaries: the Justiciar of Scotia and the Justiciar of Lothian, but sometimes Galloway also had its own Justiciar. Scottish common law, the \"ius commune\", began to take shape at the end of the period, assimilating Gaelic and Celtic law with practices from Anglo-Norman England and the Continent. During the period of English control over Scotland, there is some evidence to suggest that King Edward I attempted to abolish Scottish laws that were contrary to English law," }, { "docid": "12539138", "title": "Continent", "text": "as \"New Holland, an immense island, which some geographers dignify with the appellation of another continent\" and the \"Oxford English Dictionary\" was just as equivocal some decades later. Antarctica was sighted in 1820 during the First Russian Antarctic Expedition and described as a continent by Charles Wilkes on the United States Exploring Expedition in 1838, the last continent identified, although a great \"Antarctic\" (antipodean) landmass had been anticipated for millennia. An 1849 atlas labelled Antarctica as a continent but few atlases did so until after World War II. From the mid-19th century, atlases published in the United States more commonly" }, { "docid": "18851815", "title": "Agriculture in prehistoric Scotland", "text": "included sheep and smaller numbers of cattle and pigs. During the period of Roman occupation of what is now northern England, and occasional advances into Southern Scotland, there was re-growth of birch-oak woodlands for five centuries, suggesting that the Roman invasions had a negative impact on the native population and the extent of agriculture. Agriculture in prehistoric Scotland Agriculture in prehistoric Scotland includes all forms of farm production in the modern boundaries of Scotland before the beginning of the early historic era. Scotland has between a fifth and a sixth of the arable or good pastoral land of England and" }, { "docid": "13013480", "title": "History of Christianity in Scotland", "text": "attendance and resulting church closures for most denominations. Other denominations in Scotland include the Jehovah's Witnesses and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now southern Scotland during the Roman occupation of Britain. While the Picts and Scots away from Roman influence would have remained pagan, most scholars presume that Christianity would have survived after the departure of the Romans among the Brythonic enclaves such as Strathclyde, but retreated as the pagan Anglo-Saxons advanced into what is now the Lowlands of Scotland. In the sixth century, missionaries from Ireland were operating on" }, { "docid": "17301152", "title": "Housing in Scotland", "text": "homelessness fell by a tenth to 7,649. The number of people in temporary accommodation was about 6 per cent lower than the peak period in early 2011 when temporary placements were in excess of 12,000. The 2,821 households with children in temporary accommodation was a decrease of 472 households (14 per cent) from the previous year. These households contained a total of 4,574 children, a decrease of 727 children (14 per cent). Housing in Scotland Housing in Scotland includes all forms of built habitation in what is now Scotland, from the earliest period of human occupation to the present day." }, { "docid": "14219946", "title": "What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)", "text": "What She Is (Is a Woman in Love) \"What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)\" is a song written by Bob McDill and Paul Harrison and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. It was released in February 1988 as the lead single from the album, \"The Heart of It All\". The song was Earl Thomas Conley's fifteenth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart. \"What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)\" debuted on the U.S. \"Billboard\"" }, { "docid": "13152961", "title": "Scotland in the early modern period", "text": "and Hanoverian troops began to return from the continent. Charles' position in Scotland began to deteriorate as the Whig supporters rallied and regained control of Edinburgh. After an unsuccessful attempt on Stirling, he retreated north towards Inverness. He was pursued by the Duke of Cumberland and gave battle with an exhausted army at Culloden on 16 April 1746, where the Jacobite cause was crushed. Charles hid in Scotland with the aid of Highlanders until September 1746, when he escaped back to France. There were bloody reprisals against his supporters and foreign powers abandoned the Jacobite cause, with the court in" }, { "docid": "14219947", "title": "What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)", "text": "Hot Country Singles for the week of March 12, 1988. What She Is (Is a Woman in Love) \"What She Is (Is a Woman in Love)\" is a song written by Bob McDill and Paul Harrison and recorded by American country music artist Earl Thomas Conley. It was released in February 1988 as the lead single from the album, \"The Heart of It All\". The song was Earl Thomas Conley's fifteenth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of thirteen weeks on the country chart. \"What She Is" }, { "docid": "11248075", "title": "Here Is What Is", "text": "Here Is What Is Here Is What Is is the fifth studio album by Canadian songwriter and record producer Daniel Lanois. It was first released in December 2007 as a high-quality download, and later released on CD on March 18, 2008. The album is the result of the same project that led to the 2007 documentary \"Here Is What Is\" that premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival in September. The movie documents the aesthetics and creative process behind Lanois' approach to music making and recording. The album has been presented as a direct soundtrack to this film, and" }, { "docid": "17414676", "title": "What Love Is Made Of", "text": "number six. In Belgium, on the Ultratip Flanders chart, it charted at the runner-up position, while on the Scotland singles chart, its peak was at number 33. Directed by Emil Nava, the official music video for \"What Love Is Made Of\" was released on 29 May 2013. According to Michael Depland from MTV Buzzworthy, the visual takes inspiration from the American action film series The Fast and the Furious, as it delves into \"the world of underground of street racing\". A behind-the-scenes video for it was released on 14 June 2013. The video begins with a closeup shot of Katy's" }, { "docid": "13013472", "title": "History of Christianity in Scotland", "text": "History of Christianity in Scotland The history of Christianity in Scotland includes all aspects of the Christianity in the region that is now Scotland from its introduction to the present day. Christianity was \"probably\" (unlikely) introduced to what is now southern Scotland during the Roman occupation of Britain. It was mainly spread by missionaries from Ireland from the fifth century and is associated with St Ninian, St Kentigern and St Columba. The Christianity that developed in Ireland and Scotland differed from that led by Rome, particularly over the method of calculating Easter and the form of tonsure until the Celtic" }, { "docid": "16442164", "title": "Art in Medieval Scotland", "text": "Art in Medieval Scotland Art in Medieval Scotland includes all forms of artistic production within the modern borders of Scotland, between the fifth century and the adoption of the Renaissance in the early sixteenth century. In the early Middle Ages, there were distinct material cultures evident in the different federations and kingdoms within what is now Scotland. Pictish art was the only uniquely Scottish Medieval style; it can be seen in the extensive survival of carved stones, particularly in the north and east of the country, which hold a variety of recurring images and patterns. It can also be seen" }, { "docid": "7035310", "title": "Christianity in Medieval Scotland", "text": "reform of the Church and rejected its doctrine on the Eucharist. Despite evidence of a number of burnings of heretics and limited popular support for its anti-sacramental elements, it probably remained a small movement. There were also further attempts to differentiate Scottish liturgical practice from that in England, with a printing press established under royal patent in 1507 to replace the English Sarum Use for services. Christianity in Medieval Scotland Christianity in Medieval Scotland includes all aspects of Christianity in the modern borders of Scotland in the Middle Ages. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now Lowland Scotland by" }, { "docid": "17580254", "title": "Music in Medieval Scotland", "text": "Music in Medieval Scotland Music in Medieval Scotland includes all forms of musical production in what is now Scotland between the fifth century and the adoption of the Renaissance in the early sixteenth century. The sources for Scottish Medieval music are extremely limited. There are no major musical manuscripts for Scotland from before the twelfth century. There are occasional indications that there was a flourishing musical culture. Instruments included the cithara, tympanum and chorus. Visual representations and written sources demonstrate the existence of harps in the early Middle Ages and bagpipes and pipe organs in the Late Middle Ages. As" }, { "docid": "17580278", "title": "Music in Medieval Scotland", "text": "Bishop Thomas Percy to publish volumes of popular ballads. Music in Medieval Scotland Music in Medieval Scotland includes all forms of musical production in what is now Scotland between the fifth century and the adoption of the Renaissance in the early sixteenth century. The sources for Scottish Medieval music are extremely limited. There are no major musical manuscripts for Scotland from before the twelfth century. There are occasional indications that there was a flourishing musical culture. Instruments included the cithara, tympanum and chorus. Visual representations and written sources demonstrate the existence of harps in the early Middle Ages and bagpipes" }, { "docid": "11350782", "title": "Maritime Continent", "text": "moisture and heat high up into the atmosphere which in turn feeds the upper level winds which circle the globe. Maritime Continent Maritime Continent is the name given primarily by meteorologists and oceanographers to the region of Southeast Asia which comprises, amongst other countries, Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Located between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, it is situated within a warm ocean region known as the Tropical Warm Pool. The maritime continent consists of many islands, peninsulas and shallow seas. The region is significant in meteorology because it is considered the most important energy source region in the" }, { "docid": "11350780", "title": "Maritime Continent", "text": "Maritime Continent Maritime Continent is the name given primarily by meteorologists and oceanographers to the region of Southeast Asia which comprises, amongst other countries, Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Located between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, it is situated within a warm ocean region known as the Tropical Warm Pool. The maritime continent consists of many islands, peninsulas and shallow seas. The region is significant in meteorology because it is considered the most important energy source region in the entire global circulation system owing to a number of coincident factors, the most significant being geographic location and topography, both" }, { "docid": "13013528", "title": "History of Christianity in Scotland", "text": "around Glasgow) have experienced problems caused by sectarianism. While football rivalry between Protestant and Catholic clubs in most of Scotland, the traditionally Roman Catholic team, Celtic, and the traditionally Protestant team, Rangers have retained sectarian identities. Celtic have employed Protestant players and managers, but Rangers have a tradition of not recruiting Catholics. History of Christianity in Scotland The history of Christianity in Scotland includes all aspects of the Christianity in the region that is now Scotland from its introduction to the present day. Christianity was \"probably\" (unlikely) introduced to what is now southern Scotland during the Roman occupation of Britain." }, { "docid": "12774097", "title": "Australia (continent)", "text": "meanings: travel writer Paul Theroux included New Zealand in his definition and others have used it for Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii. Another biologist, Richard Dawkins, coined the name \"Australinea\" in 2004. \"Australia-New Guinea\" has also been used. With a total land area of , the Australian continent is the smallest, and second-lowest human inhabited (after Antarctica) continent on Earth. The continental shelf connecting the islands, half of which is less than deep, covers some , including the Sahul Shelf and Bass Strait. As the country of Australia is mostly on a single landmass, and comprises most of the continent," }, { "docid": "17207114", "title": "Art in early modern Scotland", "text": "the continent, particularly the Netherlands, generally considered the centre of painting in the Northern Renaissance. The products of these connections included a fine portrait of William Elphinstone. It is one of the earliest representations of a Scottish subject to survive and was probably painted by a Scots artist using Flemish techniques. The tradition of royal portrait painting in Scotland was disrupted by the minorities and regencies it underwent for much of the sixteenth century. In his majority James V was probably more concerned with architectural expressions of royal identity. Mary Queen of Scots had been brought up in the French" }, { "docid": "12774098", "title": "Australia (continent)", "text": "it is sometimes informally referred to as an island continent, surrounded by oceans. Geological forces such as tectonic uplift of mountain ranges or clashes between tectonic plates occurred mainly in Australia's early history, when it was still a part of Gondwana. Australia is situated in the middle of the tectonic plate, and therefore currently has no active volcanism. The continent primarily sits on the Indo-Australian Plate. Because of its central location on its tectonic plate Australia doesn't have any active volcanic regions, the only continent with this distinction. The lands were joined with Antarctica as part of the southern supercontinent" }, { "docid": "11861485", "title": "Continent-ocean boundary", "text": "to model the thermal effects of break-up in basin modelling Continent-ocean boundary The continent-ocean boundary (COB) or continent-ocean transition is the boundary between continental crust and oceanic crust on a passive margin. The identification of continent-ocean boundaries is important in the definition of plate boundaries at the time of break-up when trying to reconstruct the geometry and position of ancient continents e.g. in the reconstruction of Pangaea. As hydrocarbon exploration moves further offshore to look for the remaining potential on passive margins, understanding the location of the COB is critical to predicting possible hydrocarbon occurrence. This is both from the" }, { "docid": "11861484", "title": "Continent-ocean boundary", "text": "Continent-ocean boundary The continent-ocean boundary (COB) or continent-ocean transition is the boundary between continental crust and oceanic crust on a passive margin. The identification of continent-ocean boundaries is important in the definition of plate boundaries at the time of break-up when trying to reconstruct the geometry and position of ancient continents e.g. in the reconstruction of Pangaea. As hydrocarbon exploration moves further offshore to look for the remaining potential on passive margins, understanding the location of the COB is critical to predicting possible hydrocarbon occurrence. This is both from the likely location of source and reservoir rocks and the need" }, { "docid": "17427849", "title": "Education in Medieval Scotland", "text": "of the period. Those who wished to attend university had to travel to England or the continent, and just over 1,000 students have been identified as doing so between the twelfth century and 1410. Major intellectual figures produced by Scotland with this system included John Duns Scotus, Walter Wardlaw, William de Tredbrum, Laurence de Lindores and John Mair. This situation was transformed by the founding of St John's College, St Andrews (1418). St Salvator's College was added to St. Andrews in 1450, followed by foundations at Glasgow in 1451 and King's College, Aberdeen in 1495. Initially, these institutions were designed" }, { "docid": "16442177", "title": "Art in Medieval Scotland", "text": "life of the Viking raids in the late eighth century. Christianity discouraged the burial of grave goods so the majority of examples of insular metalwork that survive from the Christian period have been found in archaeological contexts that suggest they were rapidly hidden, lost or abandoned. There are a few exceptions, notably portable shrines (\"cumdachs\") for books or relics, several of which have been continuously owned, mostly by churches on the Continent—though the Monymusk Reliquary has always been in Scotland. The highest quality survivals are either secular jewellery, the largest and most elaborate pieces probably for male wearers, tableware or" }, { "docid": "4787563", "title": "Barons in Scotland", "text": "barony if the land is titled in \"the Baron of X\" as baron rather than in the individual's name. In America it passes with the barony as a fee simple appurtenance to an otherwise incorporeal hereditament, the barony being treated like a landowning corporation. In Scotland, the practice has not been tested in a Court of Session case since the Act. What is possibly the oldest barony in Scotland, the Barony of the Bachuil, has not depended on land ownership for centuries; the barony passes along with the possession of a certain ancient stick, \"The Bachuil Mór\", which was once" }, { "docid": "7110658", "title": "The Weathering Continent", "text": "based on \"The Weathering Continent\" have also been issued: \"Mutsumi Inomata Paintings Collection The Weathering Continent: Un Ballo en Maschera\", \"Dragon Magazine Collection The Weathering Continent The Approach of Atlantis\", and \"Fujimi Fantasia Comics: The Weathering Continent\". Brian Hanson of the Anime News Network had high expectations for the anime, but was ultimately bored by it. He summarized the film as \"a group of mopey kids on a dying mid-Atlantic continent from long, long ago comment on their bleak lives and their bleak world and how bleak everything is\". Raphael See of THEM Anime Reviews made similar comments, calling the" }, { "docid": "12539142", "title": "Continent", "text": "periodically submerged under large epicontinental seas, and continental collisions result in a continent becoming attached to another continent. The current geologic era is relatively anomalous in that so much of the continental areas are \"high and dry\"; that is, many parts of the continents that were once below sea level are now elevated well above it due to changes in sea levels and the subsequent uplifting of those continental areas from tectonic activity. Some argue that continents are accretionary crustal \"rafts\" that, unlike the denser basaltic crust of the ocean basins, are not subjected to destruction through the plate tectonic" }, { "docid": "12539121", "title": "Continent", "text": "of Australia. Pacific islands with ties to other continents (such as Japan, Hawaii or Easter Island) are usually grouped with those continents rather than Oceania. This term is used in several different continental models instead of Australia. The following table summarizes the area and population of each continental region using the seven continent model. The total land area of all continents is , or 29.1% of earth's surface (). Aside from the conventionally known continents, the scope and meaning of the term \"continent\" varies. Supercontinents, largely in evidence earlier in the geological record, are landmasses that comprise more than one" }, { "docid": "12539146", "title": "Continent", "text": "Shield), and in terms of plate boundaries, the North American plate includes the easternmost portion of the Asian landmass. Geologists do not use these facts to suggest that eastern Asia is part of the North American continent, even though the plate boundary extends there; the word continent is usually used in its geographic sense and additional definitions (\"continental rocks,\" \"plate boundaries\") are used as appropriate. The movement of plates has caused the formation and break-up of continents over time, including occasional formation of a supercontinent that contains most or all of the continents. The supercontinent Columbia or Nuna formed during" }, { "docid": "12539116", "title": "Continent", "text": "with other islands in the Pacific into one continent called Oceania. This divides the entire land surface of Earth into continents or quasi-continents. The ideal criterion that each continent is a discrete landmass is commonly relaxed due to historical conventions. Of the seven most globally recognized continents, only Antarctica and Australia are completely separated from other continents by the ocean. Several continents are defined not as absolutely distinct bodies but as \"\"more or less\" discrete masses of land\". Asia and Africa are joined by the Isthmus of Suez, and North and South America by the Isthmus of Panama. In both" }, { "docid": "17328486", "title": "Christianisation of Scotland", "text": "Christianisation of Scotland The Christianisation of Scotland was the process by which Christianity spread in what is now Scotland, which took place principally between the fifth and tenth centuries. Christianity was probably introduced to what is now Lowland Scotland by Roman soldiers stationed in the north of the province of Britannia. After the collapse of Roman authority in the early fifth century, Christianity is presumed to have survived among the British enclaves in the south of what is now Scotland, but retreated as the pagan Anglo-Saxons advanced. Traditional narratives depict Scotland as largely converted by Irish missions associated with figures" }, { "docid": "12539112", "title": "Continent", "text": "a neighbouring continent to divide all the world's land into geopolitical regions. Under this scheme, most of the island countries and territories in the Pacific Ocean are grouped together with the continent of Australia to form a geopolitical region called \"Oceania\". By convention, \"continents are understood to be large, continuous, discrete masses of land, ideally separated by expanses of water.\" Several of the seven conventionally recognized continents are not discrete landmasses separated completely by water. The criterion \"large\" leads to arbitrary classification: Greenland, with a surface area of is considered the world's largest island, while Australia, at is deemed the" }, { "docid": "15716123", "title": "Continent. (journal)", "text": "advisory board comprises: The journal is indexed by The Philosophers' Index. \"continent\". participated in the BABEL 2012 post-medieval conference “Cruising in the ruins: the question of disciplinarity in the post/medieval university” at Northeastern University in Boston and presented a panel called \"All In A Jurnal's Work: A BABEL Wayzgoose\" critiquing and questioning the idea of the academic journal. \"continent\". also appeared at the University of Basel's \"Aesthetics in the 21st Century\" conference in September 2012. In June 2013, \"continent.\" sponsored its first academic conference in Tirana, Albania. Organized by Adam Staley Groves of the National University of Singapore, Vincent W.J." } ]
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What island did the U.S. gain after the Spanish American war?
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[ { "docid": "7583662", "title": "Timeline of the Spanish–American War", "text": "wounds of that war. The Spanish–American War catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency, marked the beginning of the modern United States Army, and led to the first establishment of American colonies overseas. The war proved seminal for Spain as well. The loss of Cuba, which was seen not as a colony but as part of Spain itself, was traumatic for the Spanish government and Spanish people. This trauma led to the rise of the Generation of '98, a group of young intellectuals, authors, and artists who were deeply critical of what they perceived as conformism and ignorance on the part" }, { "docid": "11139180", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "the world. The two newspaper owners credited with developing the journalistic style of yellow journalism were William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. These two were fighting a circulation battle in New York City. Pulitzer owned the \"New York World\", and Hearst the \"New York Journal\". Through their disregard for responsible journalism, the two men are commonly credited with leading America into the Spanish–American War. Their stories swayed US public opinion to believe that the Cuban people were being unjustly persecuted by the Spanish, and that the only way for them to gain their independence was through American intervention. Hearst and" }, { "docid": "7583660", "title": "Timeline of the Spanish–American War", "text": "Timeline of the Spanish–American War The timeline of events of the Spanish–American War covers major events leading up to, during, and concluding the Spanish–American War, a ten-week conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States of America. The conflict had its roots in the worsening socio-economic and military position of Spain after the Peninsular War, the growing confidence of the United States as a world power, a lengthy independence movement in Cuba and a nascent one in the Philippines, and strengthening economic ties between Cuba and the United States. Land warfare occurred primarily in Cuba and to a much" }, { "docid": "11139171", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War The Spanish–American War (April–August 1898) is considered to be both a turning point in the history of propaganda and the beginning of the practice of yellow journalism. It was the first conflict in which military action was precipitated by media involvement. The war grew out of U.S. interest in a fight for revolution between the Spanish military and citizens of their Cuban colony. American newspapers fanned the flames of interest in the war by fabricating atrocities which justified intervention in a number of Spanish colonies worldwide. Several forces within the United States were pushing for" }, { "docid": "380361", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "future news reporting. The idea of American imperialism changed in the public's mind after the short and successful Spanish–American War. Due to the United States' powerful influence diplomatically and militarily, Cuba's status after the war relied heavily upon American actions. Two major developments emerged from the Spanish–American War: one, it greatly enforced the United States' vision of itself as a \"defender of democracy\" and as a major world power, and two, it had severe implications for Cuban–American relations in the future. As historian Louis Pérez argued in his book \"Cuba in the American Imagination: Metaphor and the Imperial Ethos\", the" }, { "docid": "380334", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "of the island and the Spanish garrison there. Some 54 Spanish infantry were captured and transported to the Philippines as prisoners of war. No U.S. forces were left on Guam, but the only U.S. citizen on the island, Frank Portusach, told Captain Glass that he would look after things until U.S. forces returned. Theodore Roosevelt advocated intervention in Cuba, both for the Cuban people and to promote the Monroe Doctrine. While Assistant Secretary of the Navy, he placed the Navy on a war-time footing and prepared Dewey's Asiatic Squadron for battle. He also worked with Leonard Wood in convincing the" }, { "docid": "4769265", "title": "Richard Wainwright (Spanish–American War naval officer)", "text": "order that immediately made him famous, When Wainwright did finally leave Havana, he hauled down the flag himself. On his arrival in Washington, the U. S. Navy was in the process of purchasing vessels that could be used in the war. Among them was a yacht, the \"Corsair\", owned by J. P. Morgan. She was converted into a gunboat, renamed the , and commissioned with Wainwright in command. In the Battle of Santiago de Cuba he engaged the Spanish torpedo boats \"Furor\" and \"Plutón\", driving them ashore as wrecks with her battery of 6-pounders. The victory came with no casualties," }, { "docid": "380377", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "The Spanish–American War was the first U.S. war in which the motion picture camera played a role. The Library of Congress archives contain many films and film clips from the war. In addition, a few feature films have been made about the war. These include The United States awards and decorations of the Spanish–American War were as follows: The governments of Spain and Cuba also issued a wide variety of military awards to honor Spanish, Cuban, and Philippine soldiers who had served in the conflict. Spanish–American War The Spanish–American War ( or \"\"; ) was fought between the United States" }, { "docid": "17383313", "title": "Round-Robin Letter (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Round-Robin Letter (Spanish–American War) The Round-Robin Letter is the name of an incident in the United States Army that occurred between July 28 and August 3, 1898, during the Spanish–American War. After disease incapacitated thousands of Army soldiers in the wake of the Siege of Santiago, high-ranking officers of Fifth Army Corps drafted a round-robin letter demanding that the unit be sent back to the United States. Public release of the letter publicly embarrassed the U.S. government. By July 28, 1898, malaria and yellow fever were pandemic among U.S. Army troops garrisoned near Santiago de Cuba on the island of" }, { "docid": "380288", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "Spanish–American War The Spanish–American War ( or \"\"; ) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War. The main issue was Cuban independence. Revolts had been occurring for some years in Cuba against Spanish rule. The U.S. later backed these revolts upon entering the Spanish–American War. There had been war scares before, as" }, { "docid": "11139190", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "group of Americans wanting to attack and another wanting to wait for confirmation. The Americans that wanted to attack wanted to remove Spain from power in many of their colonies close to the U.S. Those easily persuaded by the Yellow Journalism eventually prevailed, and American troops were sent to Cuba. Propaganda of the Spanish–American War The Spanish–American War (April–August 1898) is considered to be both a turning point in the history of propaganda and the beginning of the practice of yellow journalism. It was the first conflict in which military action was precipitated by media involvement. The war grew out" }, { "docid": "7583661", "title": "Timeline of the Spanish–American War", "text": "lesser extent in the Philippines. Little or no fighting occurred in Guam, Puerto Rico, or other areas. Although largely forgotten in the United States today, the Spanish–American War was a formative event in American history. The destruction of the , yellow journalism, the war slogan \"Remember the Maine!\", and the charge up San Juan Hill are all iconic symbols of the war. The war marked the first time since the American Civil War that Americans from the North and the South fought a common enemy, and the war marked the end of strong sectional feeling and the \"healing\" of the" }, { "docid": "11139186", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "died in prison. Hearst published a headline the next day that read 'American Slain in Spanish Jail'. Ruiz' story had a significant impact on adding tension between the United States and Spain among the middle classes, who related to him even though Ruiz was a proud Cuban. Although these incidents fueled American animosity toward Spain, they were insufficient to directly cause a war. It would be the sensationalizing of the sinking of the USS \"Maine\" that would accomplish this task. \"When Johnny Comes Marching Home\" was an adapted version of the popular United States military song, recorded during the Spanish–American" }, { "docid": "14469872", "title": "Hispanics in the American Civil War", "text": "known as the \"Garibaldi Guard,\" was mustered into the U. S. service at New York, May 28, 1861. The unit was composed of three Hungarian companies, three German, one Swiss, one Italian, one French, one Portuguese and one Spanish. The Spanish unit, 4th D Company, consisted of men from different Latin American countries. Puerto Ricans and Cubans were Spanish subjects at the time and inscribed as Spaniards. The unit fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, participated in the Mine Run campaign and in the Wilderness campaign. The battalion participated in the pursuit of General Robert E. Lee's army and performed" }, { "docid": "380290", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "had wished to avoid. President McKinley signed a joint Congressional resolution demanding Spanish withdrawal and authorizing the President to use military force to help Cuba gain independence on April 20, 1898. In response, Spain severed diplomatic relations with the United States on April 21. On the same day, the U.S. Navy began a blockade of Cuba. On April 23, Spain stated that it would declare war if the U.S. forces invaded its territory. On April 25, Congress declared that a state of war between the U.S. and Spain had de facto existed since April 21, the day the blockade of" }, { "docid": "380362", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "Spanish–American War of 1898 \"fixed permanently how Americans came to think of themselves: a righteous people given to the service of righteous purpose\". The war greatly reduced the Spanish Empire. Spain had been declining as an imperial power since the early 19th century as a result of Napoleon's invasion. The loss of Cuba caused a national trauma because of the affinity of peninsular Spaniards with Cuba, which was seen as another province of Spain rather than as a colony. Spain retained only a handful of overseas holdings: Spanish West Africa (Spanish Sahara), Spanish Guinea, Spanish Morocco, and the Canary Islands." }, { "docid": "17375528", "title": "Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial", "text": "also stands in Section 21, a short distance away. It is screened from the northern part of Section 21 by a copse of trees. The Spanish–American War was a ten-week conflict that occurred in the spring and summer of 1898. Cuba had been waging a war of independence against Spain since 1895, an effort largely supported by the United States (which had extensive economic interests on the island). To ensure the safety of American citizens and property in Cuba, the United States sent the battleship to Havana in late January 1898. The \"Maine\" exploded and was destroyed with large loss" }, { "docid": "11139172", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "a war with Spain. Their tactics were wide-ranging and their goal was to engage the opinion of the American people in any way possible. Men such as William Randolph Hearst, the owner of The \"New York Journal\" was involved in a circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer of the \"New York World\" and saw the conflict as a way to sell papers. Many newspapers ran articles of a sensationalist nature and sent correspondents to Cuba to cover the war. Correspondents had to evade Spanish authorities; usually they were unable to get reliable news and relied heavily on informants for their stories." }, { "docid": "380367", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "Amendment also provided for a permanent American naval base in Cuba. Guantánamo Bay was established after the signing of the Cuban–American Treaty of Relations in 1903. Thus, despite that Cuba technically gained its independence after the war ended, the United States government ensured that it had some form of power and control over Cuban affairs. The U.S. annexed the former Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Guam. The notion of the United States as an imperial power, with colonies, was hotly debated domestically with President McKinley and the Pro-Imperialists winning their way over vocal opposition led by Democrat" }, { "docid": "380324", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "and Empire\", Prof. Paul Atwood of the University of Massachusetts (Boston) writes: The Spanish–American War was fomented on outright lies and trumped up accusations against the intended enemy. ... War fever in the general population never reached a critical temperature until the accidental sinking of the \"USS Maine\" was deliberately, and falsely, attributed to Spanish villainy. ... In a cryptic message ... Senator Lodge wrote that 'There may be an explosion any day in Cuba which would settle a great many things. We have got a battleship in the harbor of Havana, and our fleet, which overmatches anything the Spanish" }, { "docid": "380320", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "Senate 42 to 35; the House concurred the same day, 311 to 6. The amended resolution demanded Spanish withdrawal and authorized the President to use as much military force as he thought necessary to help Cuba gain independence from Spain. President McKinley signed the joint resolution on April 20, 1898, and the ultimatum was sent to Spain. In response, Spain severed diplomatic relations with the United States on April 21. On the same day, the U.S. Navy began a blockade of Cuba. Spain stated, it would declare war if the U.S. forces invaded its territory, on April 23. On April" }, { "docid": "14469864", "title": "Hispanics in the American Civil War", "text": "Hispanics in the American Civil War Hispanics in the American Civil War fought on both the Union and Confederate sides of the conflict. Not all the Hispanics who fought in the American Civil War were \"Hispanic-Americans\", in other words citizens of the United States. Many of them were Spanish subjects or nationals from countries in the Caribbean, Central and South America. Some were born in a US Territory and therefore did not have the right to US Citizenship. It is estimated that approximately 3,500 Hispanics, mostly Mexican-Americans, Puerto Ricans and Cubans (Puerto Rico and Cuba were Spanish colonies) living in" }, { "docid": "380295", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "as markedly different in its methods and purposes of colonization from those of rival empires like the British or French. Spaniards regarded the spreading of civilization and Christianity as Spain's major objective and contribution to the New World. The concept of cultural unity bestowed special significance on Cuba, which had been Spanish for almost four hundred years, and was viewed as an integral part of the Spanish nation. The focus on preserving the empire would have negative consequences for Spain's national pride in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War. In 1823, the fifth American President James Monroe (1758–1831, served 1817–1825)" }, { "docid": "17371622", "title": "Spanish–American War Memorial (Arlington National Cemetery)", "text": "four cannon, aimed east. The Spanish–American War was a ten-week conflict that occurred in the spring and summer of 1898. Cuba had been waging a war of independence against Spain since 1895, an effort largely supported by the United States (which had extensive economic interests on the island). To ensure the safety of American citizens and property in Cuba, the United States sent the battleship to Havana in late January 1898. The \"Maine\" exploded under mysterious circumstances and was destroyed with large loss of life on February 15. American newspapers whipped up war fever, and held Spain responsible for the" }, { "docid": "11139175", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "a filibustering effort by John A. Quitman to acquire Cuba received the tentative support of the president. Pierce backed off, however, and instead renewed the offer to buy the island, this time for $130 million. When the public learned of the Ostend Manifesto in 1854, which argued that the United States could seize Cuba by force if Spain refused to sell, this effectively killed the effort to acquire the island. The public now linked expansion with slavery; if Manifest Destiny had once enjoyed widespread popular approval, this was no longer true. The outbreak of the American Civil War in 1860" }, { "docid": "380337", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "they believed that the United States was committed to helping them achieve their independence. However, with the imposition of the Platt Amendment of 1903 after the war, as well as economic and military manipulation on the part of the United States, Cuban sentiment towards the United States became polarized, with many Cubans disappointed with continuing American interference. From June 22 to 24, the Fifth Army Corps under General William R. Shafter landed at Daiquirí and Siboney, east of Santiago, and established an American base of operations. A contingent of Spanish troops, having fought a skirmish with the Americans near Siboney" } ]
[ { "docid": "7583665", "title": "Timeline of the Spanish–American War", "text": "the war (the Philippines Campaign, the Bataan Death March, the Battle of Corregidor) became another formative episode in the American experience and rehabilitated the career of General Douglas MacArthur. Timeline of the Spanish–American War The timeline of events of the Spanish–American War covers major events leading up to, during, and concluding the Spanish–American War, a ten-week conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States of America. The conflict had its roots in the worsening socio-economic and military position of Spain after the Peninsular War, the growing confidence of the United States as a world power, a lengthy independence movement" }, { "docid": "13686288", "title": "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War?", "text": "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War? \"Daddy, what did YOU do in the Great War?\" was a British recruitment poster from 1915. It was released by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. A war recruitment poster from the First World War shows a daughter posing a question to her father, \"Daddy, what did YOU do in the Great War?\" There was an extensive recruitment campaign in Great Britain during World War I. Recruitment for World War I was different from prior wars, which had been fought by the regular (professional) army. Samuel Hynes writes that the war was fought" }, { "docid": "8001773", "title": "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?", "text": "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy DeLuxe Color film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company in Panavision. It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn. Filming was at Lake Sherwood Ranch in Thousand Hills, 40 miles northwest of Hollywood. In what had been a cow pasture, designer Fernando Carrere fabricated a storybook Sicilian village which added $800,000 to the production's already elevated $5.5 million budget. Captain Lionel Cash (Dick Shawn), a staff officer under General Max Bolt (Carroll O'Connor)," }, { "docid": "9197951", "title": "Spain and the American Revolutionary War", "text": "threaten Spain's own colonies, and later did so, in the Latin American wars of independence. Nevertheless, Spain maintained a level of support throughout the war in pursuit of its geopolitical interests. Historian Thomas A. Bailey says of Spain: Spain's involvement in the American Revolutionary War was widely regarded as a successful one. The Spanish took a gamble in entering the war, banking on Great Britain's vulnerability caused by the effort of fighting their rebellious colonists in North America while also conducting a global war on many fronts against a coalition of major powers. This helped Spain gain some relatively easy" }, { "docid": "15058409", "title": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War", "text": "during the mobilization. While the Arkansas State Guard did not win any additional campaign participation credit for its mobilization as a part of the Spanish–American War, the reorganization the occurred as a result of the war laid the ground work for the modern Arkansas National Guard. The 153rd Infantry Regiment and the 142nd Field Artillery Regiment each trace their lineage and honors to the units in existence just prior to and during the Spanish–American War. The nation's experience with a large scale mobilization of the state militias would result in new legislation that changed the nation's national defense strategy. The" }, { "docid": "12132557", "title": "Rhode Island in the American Civil War", "text": "Rhode Island in the American Civil War The state of Rhode Island during the American Civil War remained loyal to the Union, as did the other states of New England. Rhode Island furnished 25,236 fighting men to the Union Army, of which 1,685 died. The state used its industrial capacity to supply the Union Army with the materials needed to win the war. Rhode Island's continued growth and modernization led to the creation of an urban mass transit system and improved health and sanitation programs. Fort Adams near Newport was used temporarily as the United States Naval Academy. In May" }, { "docid": "8001782", "title": "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?", "text": "shelved when, during the scene where Captain Cash visits Charlie Company at their chow line, he holds out his hand and one of the GI mess orderly's ladles beans into the captain's hand. The score is by Henry Mancini. It includes \"The Swing March\" and \"In the Arms of Love\". What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? is a 1966 comedy DeLuxe Color film written by William Peter Blatty and directed by Blake Edwards for the Mirisch Company in Panavision. It stars James Coburn and Dick Shawn. Filming was at Lake" }, { "docid": "456160", "title": "War of the Spanish Succession", "text": "and strengthen the Barrier fortresses, retain control of the Scheldt estuary and gain access to trade in the Spanish Empire. [[File:II. Rákóczi Ferenc Mányoki.jpg|thumb|right|upright=0.7|Francis Rákóczi; leader of the 1703-1711 Hungarian revolt that was a major distraction for Austria]] Despite Austria being the seat of the Holy Roman Empire, Austrian and Imperial interests did not always coincide. For much of the war, the Austrian Habsburgs focused on securing their southern borders in northern Italy and suppressing [[Rákóczi's War of Independence]] in Hungary. Putting Archduke Charles on the Spanish throne was not an explicit objective for them. The crucial campaign in Spain" }, { "docid": "15058407", "title": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War", "text": "1898 at Little Rock as the 1st and 2nd Arkansas Volunteer Infantry for service in the Spanish–American War. Governor Jones intended that all sections of the Arkansas be represented as much as possible, so the two new regiments were created from selected State Guard companies from different sections of the state. Pursuant to the Governor's direction the Regiments were organized as follows: 1st Arkansas Volunteer Infantry 2nd Arkansas Volunteer Infantry The newly formed Arkansas Volunteer Infantry Regiments did not see combat during the Spanish–American War. The 1st Arkansas, commanded by Colonel Elias Chandler, along with the 2nd Arkansas, moved to" }, { "docid": "15162053", "title": "Ulysses S. Grant and the American Civil War", "text": "Army surrendered to Grant. There, Grant offered generous terms that did much to ease tensions between the armies and preserve some semblance of Southern pride, which was needed to reunite the warring sides. Within a few weeks, the American Civil War was over, though minor actions continued until Kirby Smith surrendered his forces in the Trans-Mississippi Department on June 2, 1865. Ulysses S. Grant was a very popular man in the United States after the American Civil War. After President Lincoln was assassinated in April, 1865, Grant became America's first four-star general and would aid Congress, led by the Radicals," }, { "docid": "6234187", "title": "Timeline of the Philippine–American War", "text": "Timeline of the Philippine–American War The Philippine–American War, also known as the Philippine War of Independence or the Philippine Insurrection (1899–1902), was an armed conflict between Filipino revolutionaries and the government of the United States which arose from the struggle of the First Philippine Republic to gain independence following the Philippines being acquired by the United States from Spain. This article lists significant events from before, during, and after that war, with links to other articles containing more detail. Prior to the Spanish–American War, the Philippine Revolution against Spain had been suspended by the Pact of Biak-na-Bato. Following on that" }, { "docid": "12132565", "title": "Rhode Island in the American Civil War", "text": "D.C. in time to help repel Jubal Early's raid on the capital in the summer of 1864. William Rogers Taylor was Fleet Captain of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863. He participated in attacks on the Confederate fortifications protecting Charleston, South Carolina. He then commanded the steam sloop \"Juniata\" during 1864-65 and took part in the operations that led to the capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Notes Further reading Rhode Island in the American Civil War The state of Rhode Island during the American Civil War remained loyal to the Union, as did the other states of New" }, { "docid": "17383318", "title": "Round-Robin Letter (Spanish–American War)", "text": "round-robin letter did not accelerate administration plans to repatriate the corps. This appears disingenuous, however, as Alger had long asserted that naval ships were unavailable to bring the troops home. Round-Robin Letter (Spanish–American War) The Round-Robin Letter is the name of an incident in the United States Army that occurred between July 28 and August 3, 1898, during the Spanish–American War. After disease incapacitated thousands of Army soldiers in the wake of the Siege of Santiago, high-ranking officers of Fifth Army Corps drafted a round-robin letter demanding that the unit be sent back to the United States. Public release of" }, { "docid": "8543560", "title": "What the Rose did to the Cypress", "text": "lived happily with his four wives. What the Rose did to the Cypress What the Rose did to the Cypress is a Persian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in \"The Brown Fairy Book\" (1904), with the note \"Translated from two Persian MSS. in the possession of the British Museum and the India Office, and adapted, with some reservations, by Annette S. Beveridge.\" A king had three sons. The oldest went hunting and chased a deer, giving orders that it should be captured rather than killed. It led him to a sandy waste where his horse died. He found a" }, { "docid": "8543549", "title": "What the Rose did to the Cypress", "text": "What the Rose did to the Cypress What the Rose did to the Cypress is a Persian fairy tale. Andrew Lang included it in \"The Brown Fairy Book\" (1904), with the note \"Translated from two Persian MSS. in the possession of the British Museum and the India Office, and adapted, with some reservations, by Annette S. Beveridge.\" A king had three sons. The oldest went hunting and chased a deer, giving orders that it should be captured rather than killed. It led him to a sandy waste where his horse died. He found a tree with a spring beneath it" }, { "docid": "380371", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "down, and the sacrifices made, that Blacks might have their freedom and rights.\" In 1904, the United Spanish War Veterans was created from smaller groups of the veterans of the Spanish–American War. Today, that organization is defunct, but it left an heir in the Sons of Spanish–American War Veterans, created in 1937 at the 39th National Encampment of the United Spanish War Veterans. According to data from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the last surviving U.S. veteran of the conflict, Nathan E. Cook, died on September 10, 1992, at age 106. (If the data is to be believed," }, { "docid": "9436628", "title": "United Spanish War Veterans", "text": "groups began to merge. In 1904, the three largest groups, the Spanish War Veterans, the Spanish–American War Veterans and the Servicemen of the Spanish War joined to form the United Spanish War Veterans. They became the largest and most influential of the Spanish–American War societies. In 1906, the Legion of Spanish War Veterans would merge with the United Spanish War Veterans. The Legion existed in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The President of the Rhode Island chapter of the LSWV was Mrs Ellen V. Meehan during the 1930s, her husband was Cpl. James Arthur Meehan, who served in the" }, { "docid": "15161996", "title": "Ulysses S. Grant and the American Civil War", "text": "Ulysses S. Grant and the American Civil War Ulysses S. Grant was the most acclaimed Union general during the American Civil War and was twice elected President. Grant began his military career as a cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1839. After graduation he went on to serve with distinction as a lieutenant in the Mexican–American War. Grant was a keen observer of the war and learned battle strategies serving under Generals Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott. After the war Grant served at various posts especially in the Pacific Northwest; he was forced to retire" }, { "docid": "3783710", "title": "The Gulf War Did Not Take Place", "text": "Take Place\" by Jean Giraudoux (in which characters attempt to prevent what the audience knows is inevitable). The essays in \"Libération\" and \"The Guardian\" were published before, during and after the Gulf War and they were titled accordingly: during the American military and rhetorical buildup as \"The Gulf War Will not take Place\"; during military action as \"The Gulf War is not Taking Place\", and after action was over, \"The Gulf War Did Not Take Place\". A book of elongated versions of the truncated original articles in French was published in May 1991. The English translation was published in early" }, { "docid": "17375550", "title": "Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial", "text": "who died in the Spanish–American War. It is one of three Spanish–American War memorials at the cemetery. The other two are the Spanish–American War Memorial and the Rough Riders Memorial. A fourth memorial, a copy of the statue \"The Hiker\", stands on Memorial Drive outside the cemetery's boundaries. Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial The Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial is a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States that commemorates those American nurses who died in the Spanish–American War in 1898. The rough-hewn, grey granite memorial was erected by the Order of Spanish–American War Nurses on" }, { "docid": "9793361", "title": "Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga", "text": "1781 Battle of Groton Heights, the British were led by Connecticut native Benedict Arnold, who did substantial damage to the town. After General John Burgoyne surrendered his army after the Battles of Saratoga in October 1777 France entered the war, recognizing the United States and entering into a military alliance. France dispatched a fleet and army across the Atlantic to aid the Americans fighting for independence, in addition to pursuing military operations in the Caribbean and the East Indies. France also applied pressure on Spain to enter the war; although this did not happen until 1779, Spanish actions in other" }, { "docid": "9793363", "title": "Northern theater of the American Revolutionary War after Saratoga", "text": "they believed Loyalist sentiment to be strong. This activity formed the bulk of military activity in North America for the remainder of the war, but actions and forays occurred from British strongholds in Quebec, New York, Rhode Island, and Nova Scotia. Following their consolidation after the Saratoga disaster, the British began recruiting American Loyalists and Native allies in great numbers to make up for their lack of army troops, and dispatched them on what were essentially raiding expeditions against Patriot settlements on the frontiers. Using their naval supremacy the British also launched raids and amphibious actions against the New England" }, { "docid": "10424356", "title": "What U See Is What U Get", "text": "What U See Is What U Get \"What U See Is What U Get\" is the first single from Xzibit's second album, \"40 Dayz & 40 Nightz\". In its first week the song peaked at #50 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100, being Xzibit's highest charting single. It peaked at #3 on Hot Rap Singles, his highest on that chart. A music video directed by Gregory Dark was filmed in Los Angeles. The deceptively simplistic premise of the video is Xzibit's trek to a nearby shop after being asked to pick up some milk. On his way, Xzibit greets several friends," }, { "docid": "11139176", "title": "Propaganda of the Spanish–American War", "text": "put a temporary end to the expansionist attempts, but as the Civil War faded into history, the term Manifest Destiny experienced a brief revival. In the 1892 U.S. presidential election, the Republican Party platform proclaimed: \"We reaffirm our approval of the Monroe doctrine and believe in the achievement of the manifest destiny of the Republic in its broadest sense.\" After the Republicans recaptured the White House in 1896 and for the next 16 years they held on to it, Manifest Destiny was cited to promote overseas expansion. The situation prior to the Spanish–American War was particularly tense. Several members of" }, { "docid": "12132563", "title": "Rhode Island in the American Civil War", "text": "and Port Hudson, Louisiana. Zenas Bliss of Johnston, Rhode Island, led an infantry brigade in the IX Corps during the Siege of Petersburg. After the war, he received the Medal of Honor for gallantry at Fredericksburg. George S. Greene of Apponaug, Rhode Island, spearheaded the defense of the Union right flank at Culp's Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. At the very end of the war, he was in command of the 3rd Brigade in Absalom Baird's 3rd Division, XIV Corps, and participated in the capture of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the pursuit of General Joseph E." }, { "docid": "20103705", "title": "Edisto Island during the American Civil War", "text": "Edisto Island during the American Civil War Edisto Island during the American Civil War was the location of a number of minor engagements and for a time of a large colony of African-American escaped former slaves during the American Civil War (1861–1865). Edisto Island was largely abandoned by planters in November 1861 and in December 1861, escaped slaves began setting up their own refugee camps there. In January 1862, armed African Americans from the island and Confederate forces clashed and a Confederate raid in reprisal killed a small number of unarmed African Americans. In February, Union forces were stationed on" }, { "docid": "380331", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "city of Manila from the Spanish in the Battle of Manila. This battle marked the end of Filipino–American collaboration, as the American action of preventing Filipino forces from entering the captured city of Manila was deeply resented by the Filipinos. This later led to the Philippine–American War, which would prove to be more deadly and costly than the Spanish–American War. The U.S. had sent a force of some 11,000 ground troops to the Philippines. On August 14, 1899, Spanish Captain-General Jaudenes formally capitulated and U.S. General Merritt formally accepted the surrender and declared the establishment of a U.S. military government" }, { "docid": "18266571", "title": "Watch What U Wish...", "text": "& La Chat was released May 18, 2015. Watch What U Wish... Watch What U Wish... is the second studio album by American rap group Da Mafia 6iX, released on March 6, 2015 digitally and March 10, 2015 physically. The album features guest appearances from former No Limit Records artist Fiend, Insane Clown Posse, Lil Wyte, La Chat, Locodunit, Lil Infamous, Billy Wes, Wacy Loco, Mariah Jane, and others. The album charted at No. 25 in \"Billboard\"'s Top 25 Heatseekers chart for 4 April 2015. This was the first official studio album release from Da Mafia 6iX as a collective" }, { "docid": "18266566", "title": "Watch What U Wish...", "text": "Watch What U Wish... Watch What U Wish... is the second studio album by American rap group Da Mafia 6iX, released on March 6, 2015 digitally and March 10, 2015 physically. The album features guest appearances from former No Limit Records artist Fiend, Insane Clown Posse, Lil Wyte, La Chat, Locodunit, Lil Infamous, Billy Wes, Wacy Loco, Mariah Jane, and others. The album charted at No. 25 in \"Billboard\"'s Top 25 Heatseekers chart for 4 April 2015. This was the first official studio album release from Da Mafia 6iX as a collective following their mixtapes 6iX Commandments and Hear Sum" }, { "docid": "15058391", "title": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War", "text": "the McCarthy Guard in Little Rock. In 1897 the Arkansas State Guard was reorganized to consist of four infantry regiments, two artillery batteries and a cavalry squadron. In 1897, the state provided two volunteer infantry regiments for the Spanish–American War and although these two Arkansas Volunteer Infantry Regiments were not deployed overseas and did not see actual combat, they did suffer a number of casualties from disease. Interest in the state militia waned following Reconstruction. Officially the state militia consisted of two regiments of infantry, one battery of artillery, one troop cavalry, and one signal unit. The Regimental headquarters of" }, { "docid": "11856928", "title": "What Hetty Did", "text": "early 20s. The story was adapted by Ellen Dryden for BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Drama in 2004. What Hetty Did What Hetty Did is the seventh novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1988 when he was 76 years old. The novel describes the experiences of an 18-year-old girl. Hetty Birtwisle has been brought up by adoptive parents in the Fens; after a beating by her father, discovering that she was adopted, she flees to Birmingham where she has learnt she was born and alters her surname to Beauchamp. Hetty Beauchamp comes across several characters from Carr's other novels in" }, { "docid": "380332", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "in occupation. That same day, the Schurman Commission recommended that the U.S. retain control of the Philippines, possibly granting independence in the future. On December 10, 1898, the Spanish government ceded the Philippines to the United States in the Treaty of Paris. Armed conflict broke out between U.S. forces and the Filipinos when U.S. troops began to take the place of the Spanish in control of the country after the end of the war, resulting in the Philippine–American War. On June 20, a U.S. fleet commanded by Captain Henry Glass, consisting of the protected cruiser and three transports carrying troops" }, { "docid": "17375527", "title": "Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial", "text": "Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial The Spanish–American War Nurses Memorial is a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States that commemorates those American nurses who died in the Spanish–American War in 1898. The rough-hewn, grey granite memorial was erected by the Order of Spanish–American War Nurses on May 2, 1905. It stands in the southwestern corner of Section 21, where the first Spanish–American War nurses are buried. The memorial should not be confused with the Nurses Memorial. This tall marble figure of a nurse in a nurse's uniform and cape was erected in 1938. It" }, { "docid": "20103727", "title": "Edisto Island during the American Civil War", "text": "were used as camps and Crawford's Plantation House owned by Confederate officer, William J. Whaley, was used to house Freedmen's Bureau teachers Mary Ames and Emily Bliss. Edisto Island during the American Civil War Edisto Island during the American Civil War was the location of a number of minor engagements and for a time of a large colony of African-American escaped former slaves during the American Civil War (1861–1865). Edisto Island was largely abandoned by planters in November 1861 and in December 1861, escaped slaves began setting up their own refugee camps there. In January 1862, armed African Americans from" }, { "docid": "12816883", "title": "Christmas in the American Civil War", "text": "had a drawing in the Christmas 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly depicting the heads of several Confederate generals at Ulysses S. Grant's feet in an image that centered on Santa. After the war Nast purposely made the North Pole the home of Saint Nick so that no one else could use him for nationalistic propaganda like Nast himself did. Christmas in the American Civil War Christmas in the American Civil War (1861–1865) was celebrated in both the United States and the Confederate States of America although the day did not become an official holiday until five years after the war" }, { "docid": "6293655", "title": "France in the American Revolutionary War", "text": "Vergennes was able to convince the Spanish to formally enter the war in 1779 and, in 1780, Britain declared war on the Dutch Republic over claims of Dutch violations of neutrality. French participation in North America was initially maritime in nature and marked by some indecision on the part of its military leaders. In 1778, American and French planners organized an attempt to capture Newport, Rhode Island, then under British occupation. The attempt failed, in part because Admiral d'Estaing did not land French troops prior to sailing out of Narragansett Bay to meet the British fleet. He then sailed to" }, { "docid": "380308", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "in the war because they saw it as a way to advance the cause of equality, service to country hopefully helping to gain political and public respect amongst the wider population. President McKinley, well aware of the political complexity surrounding the conflict, wanted to end the revolt peacefully. In accordance with this policy, McKinley began to negotiate with the Spanish government, hoping that the negotiations would be able to end the yellow journalism in the United States, and therefore, end the loudest calls to go to war with Spain. An attempt was made to negotiate a peace before McKinley took" }, { "docid": "20510068", "title": "What the Hell Did I Just Read", "text": "What the Hell Did I Just Read What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror is a 2017 comic horror novel written by Jason Pargin under the pseudonym of David Wong. It is the third book in the series after \"John Dies at the End\" and \"This Book Is Full of Spiders\". The novel continues to follow author surrogate David Wong, his best friend John and his girlfriend Amy, who are living in an American Midwest town, the name of which is Undisclosed. The town has long been a place from which eldritch creatures enter our" }, { "docid": "18131501", "title": "Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument", "text": "A $5,000 contract was awarded for the statue. Weight of the pedestal was , and when topped by the statue the height was about . Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument The Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument, also known as the Spanish–American War Memorial or simply Soldiers Monument, is an outdoor sculpture and war memorial monument honoring the 2nd Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the Spanish–American War, created by American artist Douglas Tilden and located in Lownsdale Square, in the Plaza Blocks of downtown Portland, Oregon. It features a bronze statue on a marble pedestal and granite base. The monument is part of" }, { "docid": "18131498", "title": "Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument", "text": "Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument The Spanish–American War Soldier's Monument, also known as the Spanish–American War Memorial or simply Soldiers Monument, is an outdoor sculpture and war memorial monument honoring the 2nd Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the Spanish–American War, created by American artist Douglas Tilden and located in Lownsdale Square, in the Plaza Blocks of downtown Portland, Oregon. It features a bronze statue on a marble pedestal and granite base. The monument is part of the City of Portland and Multnomah County Public Art Collection courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council. The memorial statue was designed by sculptor" }, { "docid": "19260134", "title": "U Lazy S Ranch", "text": "U Lazy S Ranch The U Lazy S Ranch, formerly known as the Square and Compass Ranch, is a historic ranch in Garza County, Texas, USA. The ranch was established as the Square and Compass Ranch in 1884. By 1901, when it was acquired by John Bunyan Slaughter, the ranch spanned 99,188 acres. Slaughter also purchased 5,000 cattle and brought 6,000 head of cattle he already owned. Additionally, he changed the name to his cattle brand, 'U Lazy S', which he had registered during the American Civil War. He built a ranchhouse in 1902 and acquired more acres, owning up" }, { "docid": "13686289", "title": "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War?", "text": "on such a scale that \"this time there would also have to be a vast recruitment of men like Daddy\". There were 1.4 million new volunteers in 1915, up from 1 million in 1914. 2.4 million Britons, or approximately 30% of military aged men, had volunteered for military service. Scholars believe the \"scale and nature of enlistment in Great Britain and the Dominions suggest the nations' emotional investment in the war\". Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have written that the campaign of mass propaganda, including what they describe as the \"guilt-inducing and brutal messages\" such as \"Daddy, what did YOU" }, { "docid": "14196352", "title": "What Did You Expect? (Jackie Martling album)", "text": "a steady schedule of live dates while working with Stern, recording \"Sgt. Pecker\", \"F Jackie\", and \"The Very Best of Jackie Martling's Talking Joke Book Cassettes, Vol. 1\". What Did You Expect? (Jackie Martling album) What Did You Expect? is an album by American comedian, comedy writer and radio personality Jackie Martling. The album was released on Martling's Off Hour Rockers label on September 12, 1979. In 1979, Martling issued his debut LP, \"What Did You Expect?\" He released two more albums, 1980's \"Goin' Ape!\" and 1981's \"Normal People Are People You Don't Know That Well\". Martling sent all three" }, { "docid": "14196351", "title": "What Did You Expect? (Jackie Martling album)", "text": "What Did You Expect? (Jackie Martling album) What Did You Expect? is an album by American comedian, comedy writer and radio personality Jackie Martling. The album was released on Martling's Off Hour Rockers label on September 12, 1979. In 1979, Martling issued his debut LP, \"What Did You Expect?\" He released two more albums, 1980's \"Goin' Ape!\" and 1981's \"Normal People Are People You Don't Know That Well\". Martling sent all three records to fledgling New York City disk jockey Howard Stern. By 1986, he was a full-time member of Stern's show, later becoming the program's head writer. Martling maintained" }, { "docid": "15058411", "title": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War", "text": "General Assembly. During an outbreak of \"Yellow Fever\" from August through October 1905 the Arkansas State Guard was activated to enforce a quarantine. The ASG guarded the borders of the state \"just as in time of war\" and established relief camps. Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War The history of the Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War begins with the reorganization of the state militia following the end of Reconstruction. In 1879 the Arkansas Legislature had abolished the office of Adjutant General in retaliation for the use of the state militia to interfere in local political matters during" }, { "docid": "17371625", "title": "Spanish–American War Memorial (Arlington National Cemetery)", "text": "This represented the first time in history that Americans who died in battle overseas were repatriated to the United States for burial. Most of the military dead were buried in what is now Section 22, while members of the Rough Riders (or 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry) were buried in Section 23. Civilian nurses (all of whom died of disease) were buried in what is now Section 21. Some time in early 1900, four guns captured during the war were erected in the Spanish–American War dead burial field. The two modern guns were taken from the Spanish Navy armored cruisers" }, { "docid": "3994152", "title": "Look What I Did", "text": "I Were You I Wouldn't<nowiki>\"</nowiki> in January 2016 on their YouTube account, followed by \"Fireball\" in June 2016, their first songs released since 'Zanzibar III : Analog Prison'. The band was named after friend's child said the phrase 'Mommy, look what I did', about a drawing to her mother when Barry was talking to her over the phone discussing what the band's name should be. Look What I Did Look What I Did is an American post-hardcore band, formed in 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The music combines elements of jazz/fusion, hardcore, metal, and progressive pop punk. The band is" }, { "docid": "18787753", "title": "What I Did Right", "text": "What I Did Right \"What I Did Right\" is a song recorded by American country music group Sons of the Desert. It was released in February 2001 as the third single from the album \"Change\". The song reached number 22 on the \"Billboard\" Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Lead singer Drew Womack wrote the song with Sonny LeMaire. The song is a ballad about treasuring moments in the narrator's life, using three examples: an expression of pride from a grandfather who fought in World War II, of love from the narrator's wife, and of comfort from the narrator's newborn" }, { "docid": "10016536", "title": "Eighth Army Corps (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Eighth Army Corps (Spanish–American War) The Eighth Army Corps was formed on June 21, 1898, shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish–American War, in order to provide a ground contingent to exploit Commodore George Dewey's success in defeating the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay on May 1, 1898. Under the command of Major General Wesley Merritt, Eighth Corps had only one division, curiously numbered as the Second Division. The Second Division was under the command of Brigadier General Thomas M. Anderson. Eighth Corps defeated the Spanish forces under the command of Governor-General of the Philippines Fermín Jáudenes in the Battle" }, { "docid": "10016538", "title": "Eighth Army Corps (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Corps: Major General Wesley Merritt Eighth Army Corps (Spanish–American War) The Eighth Army Corps was formed on June 21, 1898, shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish–American War, in order to provide a ground contingent to exploit Commodore George Dewey's success in defeating the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay on May 1, 1898. Under the command of Major General Wesley Merritt, Eighth Corps had only one division, curiously numbered as the Second Division. The Second Division was under the command of Brigadier General Thomas M. Anderson. Eighth Corps defeated the Spanish forces under the command of Governor-General of the Philippines" }, { "docid": "15058390", "title": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War", "text": "Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War The history of the Arkansas State Guard and the Spanish–American War begins with the reorganization of the state militia following the end of Reconstruction. In 1879 the Arkansas Legislature had abolished the office of Adjutant General in retaliation for the use of the state militia to interfere in local political matters during reconstruction. During this period the Governor's Private Secretary performed the duties of the Adjutant General as an additional duty, and the legislature provided no appropriated funds for the state guard. Several companies existed during this period, including the Quapaw Guards and" }, { "docid": "19672296", "title": "What U Workin' With?", "text": "Virgin Radio saw the release as unexpected but praised the dancing qualities of the track. \"What U Workin' With?\" debuted on \"Billboard\"s Kid Digital Songs component chart on October 15, 2016 at number eight; it entered simultaneously with the duo's other collaboration, \"Hair Up\", which debuted at number 14. It dropped off the following week, but re-entered during the week of November 26, 2016, where it was ranked at number ten. It spent a total of three weeks on the Kid Digital Songs chart, leaving at number fifteen on December 3, 2016. What U Workin' With? \"What U Workin' With?\"" }, { "docid": "17371647", "title": "Spanish–American War Memorial (Arlington National Cemetery)", "text": "transferred from Arlington House to Arlington Memorial Amphitheater when the main floor of the amphitheater became a Memorial Exhibit Hall displaying honors received by the unknown soldiers lying beneath the Tomb of the Unknowns. (It is not clear if it was put on display, or housed in the second-floor offices.) The cemetery offices moved into what is now the Old Administration Building in 1932, and the book stand was misplaced. Its whereabouts are not known as of 2013. Spanish–American War Memorial (Arlington National Cemetery) The Spanish–American War Memorial is a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in" }, { "docid": "11658850", "title": "USS U. S. Grant (AP-29)", "text": "of war number one, Lt. Kazuo Sakamaki, whose midget submarine had run aground off Barbers Point, Oahu, on 7 December 1941. In April, \"U. S. Grant\" resumed trips to Alaskan ports carrying troops from Seattle to American bases on the Alaskan mainland and in the Aleutians and continued this vital routine until the spring of 1942. The Battle of the Coral Sea during May 1942 convinced the Japanese that a thrust at Midway Island was imperative, in an attempt to draw out the American fleet - particularly the dwindling number of vital aircraft carriers. Consequently, a powerful Japanese fleet sailed" }, { "docid": "380293", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "U.S. to cover infrastructure owned by Spain. The defeat and loss of the last remnants of the Spanish Empire was a profound shock to Spain's national psyche and provoked a thorough philosophical and artistic reevaluation of Spanish society known as the Generation of '98. The United States gained several island possessions spanning the globe and a rancorous new debate over the wisdom of expansionism. It was one of only five out of twelve U.S. wars (against a total of eleven sovereign states) to have been formally declared by the U.S. Congress. The combined problems arising from the Peninsular War (1807–1814)," }, { "docid": "380372", "title": "Spanish–American War", "text": "Cook, born October 10, 1885, would have been only 12 years old when he served in the war.) The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) was formed in 1914 from the merger of two veterans organizations which both arose in 1899: the American Veterans of Foreign Service and the National Society of the Army of the Philippines. The former was formed for veterans of the Spanish–American War, while the latter was formed for veterans of the Philippine–American War. Both organizations were formed in response to the general neglect veterans returning from the war experienced at the hands" }, { "docid": "10424358", "title": "What U See Is What U Get", "text": "the music videos for Xzibit's songs \"Paparazzi\" and \"The Foundation\". The music video peaked at 1 during 6 weeks at BET's \"Rap City\". 12\" Promo What U See Is What U Get \"What U See Is What U Get\" is the first single from Xzibit's second album, \"40 Dayz & 40 Nightz\". In its first week the song peaked at #50 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100, being Xzibit's highest charting single. It peaked at #3 on Hot Rap Singles, his highest on that chart. A music video directed by Gregory Dark was filmed in Los Angeles. The deceptively simplistic premise" }, { "docid": "20945371", "title": "Spanish–American War Memorial (Columbus, Ohio)", "text": "Spanish–American War Memorial (Columbus, Ohio) The Spanish–American War Memorial (also known as Memorial to National Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans, or simply Memorial to Spanish War Veterans) is a 1937 memorial commemorating veterans of the Spanish–American War, installed in Columbus, Ohio's Battelle Riverfront Park, in the United States. The memorial, dedicated in August 1937, features a bronze relief plaque depicting a soldier holding a rifle. The plaque measures approximately 48.5 x 22 x 19 inches. One inscription reads: \"YOU TRIUMPHED OVER OBSTACLES / WHICH WOULD HAVE OVERCOME MEN / LESS BRAVE AND DETERMINED\" / PRESIDENT McKINLEY\". Another reads, \"THE HIKER'98\"," }, { "docid": "15624175", "title": "German involvement in the Spanish Civil War", "text": "sent in mid-1937, but details of the operation are not known; six (\"U-25\", \"U-26\", \"U-27\", \"U-28\", \"U-31\" and \"U-35\") are believed to have been involved. Five submarine commanders received the Spanish Cross in Bronze without Swords in 1939. Early intervention helped to ensure that the Nationalist faction survived the initial stages of the war; German involvement then steadily expanded. The training they provided to Nationalist force proved as valuable, if not more so, than direct actions. Approximately 56,000 Nationalist soldiers were trained by various German detachments in Spain, who were technically proficient; these covered infantry, tanks and anti-tank units, air" }, { "docid": "5896261", "title": "Spanish Alarm", "text": "much commercial as political. When the war had finally ended, however, South Carolinians were relieved; the war had not brought in much of the way of benefits. \"No sooner had the war begun than did Charleston merchants begin to consider methods by which they could gain from it\". The English colonists hoped to gain from the Spanish Alarm, but as the raids continued, the merchants realized their ill effects. Many colonists started to lose their enthusiasm, especially during the 1740's. The court, \"during nine years of actual warfare, recorded only twenty-one enemy ships which were captured by Charleston privateers and" }, { "docid": "456139", "title": "War of the Spanish Succession", "text": "War of the Spanish Succession The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was a European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death of the childless Charles II of Spain in November 1700. His closest heirs were members of the Austrian Habsburg and French Bourbon families; acquisition of an undivided Spanish Empire by either threatened the European balance of power. Charles left an undivided [[Monarchy of Spain to [[Louis XIV]]'s grandson [[Philip V of Spain|Philip]], who was proclaimed King of Spain on 16 November 1700. Disputes over separation of the Spanish and French crowns and commercial rights led" }, { "docid": "4684475", "title": "U-S-A!", "text": "Union. However, the chant was popularized in the context of ice hockey at the 1980 Winter Olympics. During the U.S.' 7–3 win over Czechoslovakia in the second game, the crowd began chanting \"U-S-A! U-S-A!\" in support of the U.S. hockey team as the U.S. scored a decisive win over one of the best teams in the world. The chant became a fixture of the team's remaining games and gained national attention after the U.S. defeated the Soviet Union in what became known as the \"Miracle on Ice\", later moving on to beat Finland for the gold medal. In professional wrestling," }, { "docid": "20555002", "title": "Feel What U Feel", "text": "Feel What U Feel Feel What U Feel is a children's album by American musician Lisa Loeb. The album was released on October 7, 2016, and the album's first single was \"Feel What U Feel.\" The album won Best Children's Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The album was announced on September 8, 2016 with the release of the lead single \"Feel What U Feel,\" featuring Craig Robinson. The album was then released by Furious Rose Productions on October 7, 2016 as an Amazon Music exclusive. Lisa Loeb Embarked a small tour to promote the Children's album in the" }, { "docid": "20555004", "title": "Feel What U Feel", "text": "on March 13, 2017. Feel What U Feel Feel What U Feel is a children's album by American musician Lisa Loeb. The album was released on October 7, 2016, and the album's first single was \"Feel What U Feel.\" The album won Best Children's Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The album was announced on September 8, 2016 with the release of the lead single \"Feel What U Feel,\" featuring Craig Robinson. The album was then released by Furious Rose Productions on October 7, 2016 as an Amazon Music exclusive. Lisa Loeb Embarked a small tour to promote the" }, { "docid": "20447405", "title": "U S Navy Flag", "text": "Derrick Smith. He usually races in a tongue-tie. He was sired by War Front who won the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap in 2006. Since retiring War Front has also sired War Command, Declaration of War and Air Force Blue. U S Navy Flag's dam Misty For Me was an outstanding racemare whose wins included the Moyglare Stud Stakes, Prix Marcel Boussac, Irish 1000 Guineas and Pretty Polly Stakes. As a broodmare, she has also produced U S Navy Flag's full sister Roly Poly. Misty For Me's dam Butterfly Cove was a half-sister to Fasliyev. U S Navy Flag began his" }, { "docid": "4608862", "title": "Samuel S. Sumner", "text": "Samuel S. Sumner Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842–1937) was a United States Army general during the Spanish–American War, Boxer Rebellion, and Philippine-American War. Sumner was born in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania on February 16, 1842. Samuel's name commemorates his father's mentor and friend, Samuel Appleton Storrow (1787–1837), who served as a Judge Advocate in the U. S. Army from 1816 to 1821. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. Shortly after the outbreak of the war he was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the 2nd Cavalry Regiment on June 11, 1861. He was transferred to the 5th Cavalry on" }, { "docid": "7871517", "title": "Island of Palmas Case", "text": "treaties from the original discoverer of the island, Spain. The United States argued that Spain acquired title to Palmas when Spain discovered the island and the island was \"terra nullius\". Spain's title to the island, because it was a part of the Philippines, was then ceded to the United States under the Treaty of Paris (1898) after Spain's defeat in the Spanish–American War. The arbitrator noted that no new international law invalidated the legal transfer of territory via cession. However, the arbitrator noted that Spain could not legally grant what it did not hold and the Treaty of Paris could" }, { "docid": "7347822", "title": "What Kate Did", "text": "'Dad?' Hurley comments that he did not expect Rose's husband to be white, before Jack quickly changes the subject. The producers felt it was important to address that they are an interracial couple, and that Hurley was saying what the audience would be thinking. Caldwell agreed with them and thought it would be odd if the issue was not addressed. Anderson also was glad that Hurley brought up the issue, and liked that Jack did not pay any attention. The episode gained 21.54 million American viewers in its first airing. What Kate Did \"What Kate Did\" is the 34th episode" }, { "docid": "12816873", "title": "Christmas in the American Civil War", "text": "Christmas in the American Civil War Christmas in the American Civil War (1861–1865) was celebrated in both the United States and the Confederate States of America although the day did not become an official holiday until five years after the war ended. The war continued to rage on Christmas and skirmishes occurred throughout the countryside. Celebrations for both troops and civilians saw significant alteration. Propagandists, such as Thomas Nast, used wartime Christmases to reflect their beliefs. In 1870, Christmas became an official Federal holiday when President Ulysses S. Grant made it so in an attempt to unite north and south." }, { "docid": "9651732", "title": "Nothin' Matters and What If It Did", "text": "as Mellencamp told \"Rolling Stone\" in late 1980, \"I was looking for a typical heavy woman to convey a lower-middle-class way of living.\" The remastered version of \"Nothin' Matters and What If It Did\" was released March 29, 2005 on Mercury/Island/UMe and includes one bonus track, \"Latest Game,\" which, according to the liner notes, was taken from the sessions for Mellencamp's 1982 album \"American Fool\". The album is certified Platinum by the RIAA. Album Singles Nothin' Matters and What If It Did Nothin' Matters and What If It Did is John Mellencamp's fourth studio album, under his pseudonym of John" }, { "docid": "13686290", "title": "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War?", "text": "do in the Great War?\" were not the only contributing factor to these recruitment figures, writing that recruiters \"quickly decided that using the latest forms of mass advertising had a negative effect\". The poster played on the guilt associated with not volunteering for wartime service. Karyn Burman writes that propaganda posters of the time \"presented a carefully crafted image of manhood defining 'real' men as those who fought for their families, for King and Country.\" She cites this poster as an example of an image that was \"designed to question a man's sense of self-worth\". Daddy, what did you do" }, { "docid": "18189250", "title": "Fourth Army Corps (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Fourth Army Corps (Spanish–American War) The Fourth Army Corps was a unit of the United States Army raised for the Spanish–American War. After the declaration of war, General Order 36 of May 7, 1898 approved the organization of eight \"army corps,\" each of which was to consist of three or more divisions of three brigades each. Each brigade was to have approximately 3,600 officers and enlisted men organized into three regiments and, with three such brigades, each division was to total about 11,000 officers and men. Thus the division was to be about the same size as the division of" }, { "docid": "18189042", "title": "Seventh Army Corps (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Seventh Army Corps (Spanish–American War) The Seventh Army Corps was a unit of the United States Army raised for the Spanish–American War. After the declaration of war, General Order 36 of May 7, 1898 defined the organization of eight \"army corps,\" each of which was to consist of three or more divisions of three brigades each. Each brigade was to have approximately 3,600 officers and enlisted men organized into three regiments and, with three such brigades, each division was to total about 11,000 officers and men. Thus the division was to be about the same size as the division of" }, { "docid": "18188995", "title": "Third Army Corps (Spanish–American War)", "text": "Third Army Corps (Spanish–American War) The Third Army Corps was a unit of the United States Army raised for the Spanish–American War. After the declaration of war, General Order 36 of May 7, 1898 approved the organization of eight \"army corps,\" each of which was to consist of three or more divisions of three brigades each. Each brigade was to have approximately 3,600 officers and enlisted men organized into three regiments and, with three such brigades, each division was to total about 11,000 officers and men. Thus the division was to be about the same size as the division of" } ]
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Who painted "Sunflowers"?
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[ { "docid": "3942529", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "on the go, and intended to do more; as he explained to his brother: \"in the hope of living in a studio of our own with Gauguin, I'd like to do a decoration for the studio. Nothing but large sunflowers\". Leaving aside the first two versions, all Arlesian \"Sunflowers\" are painted on size 30 canvases. None meets the descriptions supplied by van Gogh himself in his announcement of the series in every detail. The first version differs in size, is painted on a size 20 canvas—not on a size 15 canvas as indicated—and all the others differ in the number" }, { "docid": "8617188", "title": "The Painter of Sunflowers", "text": "The Painter of Sunflowers The Painter of Sunflowers (in French: Le Peintre de Tournesols) is a portrait of Vincent van Gogh by Paul Gauguin in December 1888. The painting is exhibited at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The portrait was painted when Gauguin visited Van Gogh in Arles, France. Vincent had pleaded with Gauguin to come to Arles to start an art-colony. Gauguin eventually agreed after funding for the transportation and expenses was provided by Vincent's brother Theo Van Gogh; however Gauguin only stayed for two months as the two often quarreled and the famous incident where Van Gogh" }, { "docid": "3942525", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series) Sunflowers (original title, in French: Tournesols) is the name of two series of still life paintings by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. The first series, executed in Paris in 1887, depicts the flowers lying on the ground, while the second set, executed a year later in Arles, shows a bouquet of sunflowers in a vase. In the artist's mind both sets were linked by the name of his friend Paul Gauguin, who acquired two of the Paris versions. About eight months later van Gogh hoped to welcome and to impress Gauguin again with \"Sunflowers\", now" }, { "docid": "3942526", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "part of the painted \"Décoration for the Yellow House\" that he prepared for the guestroom of his home in Arles, where Gauguin was supposed to stay. After Gauguin's departure, van Gogh imagined the two major versions as wings of the \"Berceuse Triptych\", and finally he included them in his Les XX in Bruxelles exhibit. Little is known of Van Gogh's activities during the two years he lived with his brother, Theo, in Paris, 1886–1888. The fact that he had painted \"Sunflowers\" already is only revealed in the spring of 1889, when Gauguin claimed one of the Arles versions in exchange" }, { "docid": "3942528", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "this subject again, I've told you just how matters stand.\" The two \"Sunflowers\" in question show two buttons each; one of them was preceded by a small study, and a fourth large canvas combines both compositions. These were Van Gogh's first paintings with \"\"nothing but sunflowers\"\"—yet, he had already included sunflowers in still life and landscape earlier. In a letter to Theo, dating from 21 or 22 August 1888, Vincent wrote: \"I'm painting with the gusto of a Marseillais eating bouillabaisse, which won’t surprise you when it's a question of painting large sunflowers.\" At this time he had three paintings" }, { "docid": "18442788", "title": "Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno", "text": "Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno At an exclusive auction house in New York City, a painting recently found in Arles is up for bids. It had been examined by various experts and declared to be one of Vincent van Gogh's \"Sunflowers\", similar to a masterpiece thought to be destroyed during a U.S. air raid in Japan during World War II. Jirokichi Suzuki, accompanied by his niece, Sonoko fights off all contenders with a $300 million bid. At a press conference, he announces his plan to gather all seven of the known Van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings around the world for a" }, { "docid": "8617189", "title": "The Painter of Sunflowers", "text": "severed his left ear with a razor occurred after an argument with Gauguin. Van Gogh’s first impression on seeing the painting was that Gauguin had depicted him as a madman. He later softened his view. \"My face has lit up after all a lot since, but it was indeed me, extremely tired and charged with electricity as I was then\". The Painter of Sunflowers The Painter of Sunflowers (in French: Le Peintre de Tournesols) is a portrait of Vincent van Gogh by Paul Gauguin in December 1888. The painting is exhibited at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The portrait" }, { "docid": "3942537", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "the Vincent van Gogh Foundation, established 1962 by Vincent Willem van Gogh, the artist's nephew, and on permanent loan to the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. Five other versions are recorded in the Van Gogh estate papers: Two Arles versions left the artist's estate unrecorded: Sunflowers (Van Gogh series) Sunflowers (original title, in French: Tournesols) is the name of two series of still life paintings by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. The first series, executed in Paris in 1887, depicts the flowers lying on the ground, while the second set, executed a year later in Arles, shows a bouquet of" }, { "docid": "3942532", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "when Vincent had just finished the first repetitions of the \"Berceuse\" and the \"Sunflowers\" pendants, he told Theo: \"I picture to myself these same canvases between those of the sunflowers, which would thus form torches or candelabra beside them, the same size, and so the whole would be composed of seven or nine canvases.\" A definite hint for the arrangement of the triptych is supplied by Van Gogh's sketch in a letter of July 1889. Later that year, Vincent selected both versions for his display at Les XX, 1890. Van Gogh began painting in late summer 1888 and continued into" }, { "docid": "18442804", "title": "Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno", "text": "most tickets sold as of August 2015. It was the fourth highest-grossing Japanese film at the Japanese box office in 2015, with (). The film was number-four on its opening weekend in China, grossing . It earned by its second weekend. Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno At an exclusive auction house in New York City, a painting recently found in Arles is up for bids. It had been examined by various experts and declared to be one of Vincent van Gogh's \"Sunflowers\", similar to a masterpiece thought to be destroyed during a U.S. air raid in Japan during World War" }, { "docid": "3942536", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "resided for a short time with Félix Roux, but was reacquired by Vollard and sold to Degas, then from his estate to Rosenberg, then to Hahnloser and bequested to the Kunstmuseum Bern. The second was acquired by the Dutch collector Hoogendijk at the sale of his collection by Kann, who ceded the painting to Richard Bühler and then via Thannhauser to the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Two of van Gogh's \"Sunflowers\" paintings never left the artist's estate: the study for one of the Paris versions (F377) and the repetition of fourth version (F458). Both are in the possession of" }, { "docid": "3942534", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "that Jeannin has the peony, Quost has the hollyhock, but I have the sunflower, in a way.\" On March 30, 1987, Japanese insurance magnate Yasuo Goto paid the equivalent of US $39,921,750 for van Gogh's \"Still Life: Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers\" at auction at Christie's London, at the time a record-setting amount for a work of art. The price was over three times the previous record of about $12million paid for Andrea Mantegna's \"Adoration of the Magi\" in 1985. The record was broken a few months later with the purchase of another Van Gogh, \"Irises\", by Alan Bond for $53.9million" }, { "docid": "3942527", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "for studies he had left behind after leaving Arles for Paris. Van Gogh was upset and replied that Gauguin had absolutely no right to make this request: \"I am definitely keeping my sunflowers in question. He has two of them already, let that hold him. And if he is not satisfied with the exchange he has made with me, he can take back his little Martinique canvas, and his self-portrait sent me from Brittany, at the same time giving me back both my portrait and the two sunflower canvases which he has taken to Paris. So if he ever broaches" }, { "docid": "447106", "title": "Vincent van Gogh", "text": "his mirror. Van Gogh painted several landscapes with flowers, including roses, lilacs, irises, and sunflowers. Some reflect his interests in the language of colour, and also in Japanese ukiyo-e. There are two series of dying sunflowers. The first was painted in Paris in 1887 and shows flowers lying on the ground. The second set was completed a year later in Arles, and is of bouquets in a vase positioned in early morning light. Both are built from thickly layered paintwork, which, according to the London National Gallery, evoke the \"texture of the seed-heads\". In these series, Van Gogh was not" }, { "docid": "15463549", "title": "Still Life: Vase with Pink Roses", "text": "life. After he left Paris and settled in Arles Van Gogh painted his second group of \"Sunflowers\" in 1888 and 1889. His paintings of sunflowers in vases are among his most well known paintings. In Paris friends and acquaintances sent bouquets of flowers weekly for his still life paintings. He also purchased bouquets inexpensively, choosing a variety of flowers and colors for his paintings. In a letter to his sister Wil he said, \"Last year I painted almost nothing but flowers so I could get used to colors other than grey - pink, soft or bright green, light blue, violet," }, { "docid": "14850312", "title": "Vase with Red Poppies", "text": "find joy and meaning in life. After he left Paris and settled in Arles, van Gogh painted his second group of \"Sunflowers\" in 1888 and 1889. His paintings of sunflowers in vases are among his most well known paintings. In Paris friends and acquaintances sent bouquets of flowers weekly for his still life paintings. He also purchased bouquets inexpensively, choosing flowers in a variety of colors for his paintings. In a letter to his sister Wil he wrote, \"Last year I painted almost nothing but flowers so I could get used to colors other than grey - pink, soft or" }, { "docid": "15003906", "title": "Ma Jir Bo", "text": "the chrysanthemum is one of the \"Four Gentlemen\" (四君子) of China (the others being the plum blossom, the orchid, and bamboo). The chrysanthemum is said to have been favored by Tao Qian, an influential Chinese poet, and is symbolic of nobleness. It is also one of the 4 symbolic seasonal flowers. Chrysanthemums are the topic in hundreds of poems of China. Artists have become synonymous with individual flowers: the most obvious example is Vincent van Gogh's \"Sunflowers\". Van Gogh, albeit a post-impressionist, was a realist when painting the sunflowers. ‘He painted the sunflowers exactly as he saw them, even if" } ]
[ { "docid": "12879196", "title": "The Blind Sunflowers", "text": "The Blind Sunflowers The Blind Sunflowers (Spanish: Los girasoles ciegos) is a 2004 Spanish novel written by Alberto Méndez. This novel was adapted into a film with the same name in 2008. There are four parts in the book that each contains a story about the Spanish Civil War. The Blind Sunflowers fourth part has three narratives throughout the story. One of the narratives is Lorenzo, who is remembering the past, his childhood during the aftermaths of the Spanish civil war. Another narrative is the Priest, Brother Salvador. His narrative is more of a confessional. He writes a letter in" }, { "docid": "12879280", "title": "The Blind Sunflowers (film)", "text": "to Foreign Language Film category, but it was not selected. The Blind Sunflowers (film) The Blind Sunflowers () is a 2008 Spanish film directed by José Luis Cuerda and written by Rafael Azcona and Cuerda, based on the novel \"The Blind Sunflowers\" by Alberto Méndez. The film stars Maribel Verdú, Javier Cámara and Raúl Arévalo. The plot follows the life of a family, former sympathizers of the Spanish Republic, during the early 1940s. Their lives are disrupted when a young priest falls in love with the mother. The film is set in Ourense, 1940 where a disorientated deacon, named Salvador" }, { "docid": "12879278", "title": "The Blind Sunflowers (film)", "text": "The Blind Sunflowers (film) The Blind Sunflowers () is a 2008 Spanish film directed by José Luis Cuerda and written by Rafael Azcona and Cuerda, based on the novel \"The Blind Sunflowers\" by Alberto Méndez. The film stars Maribel Verdú, Javier Cámara and Raúl Arévalo. The plot follows the life of a family, former sympathizers of the Spanish Republic, during the early 1940s. Their lives are disrupted when a young priest falls in love with the mother. The film is set in Ourense, 1940 where a disorientated deacon, named Salvador returns to the seminary of Ourense where the Rector delays" }, { "docid": "13961309", "title": "Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers", "text": "Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers is a visual novel video game, developed by Akabeisoft2 for Microsoft Windows in November 2005 in Japan; it was later released by 5pb. for Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3 in Japan, and is planned for release in the West by Front Wing for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation Vita. The player takes the role of Kenichi Morita, a young man who has been training for seven years to become a \"Special High Class Individual\" – an elite class of people possessing complete legal" }, { "docid": "13961301", "title": "Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers", "text": "Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers is a visual novel video game, developed by Akabeisoft2 for Microsoft Windows in November 2005 in Japan; it was later released by 5pb. for Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation 3 in Japan, and is planned for release in the West by Front Wing for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation Vita. The player takes the role of Kenichi Morita, a young man who has been training for seven years to become a \"Special High Class Individual\" – an elite class of people possessing complete legal" }, { "docid": "18442800", "title": "Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno", "text": "out a theft notice to once more tighten the security. Natsumi planted a fake Kid card to perform a re-examination of the painting. When Natsumi had suggested taking the painting to her workshop, Kid was forced to snatch it away, with the motive to enforce security. It was Natsumi who had sent the fake Kid card and phosphine to kill Jirokichi, to halt the exhibition and destroy the paintings. Natsumi had suggested putting fake sunflowers near her targets and had coated them with turpentine to act as incendiary. To stop Natsumi, Kid had sent out a message to Conan, hoping" }, { "docid": "12879198", "title": "The Blind Sunflowers", "text": "are closed. As Lorenzo’s mother drops him off at school she catches the eye of his teacher, Brother Salvador. Brother Salvador falls in an obsession with Elena. He thinks her husband, Ricardo Mazo, is dead. He believed that he is suitable for her and even considered leaving his priesthood. One day he came unannounced to their home, and tried to rape her. Ricardo came out and saved her and realized he has been caught; he jumped out the window and killed himself in order not to get in the hands of the Nationalist police. Characters Symbols The Blind Sunflowers The" }, { "docid": "3942533", "title": "Sunflowers (Van Gogh series)", "text": "the following year. One went to decorate his friend Paul Gauguin's bedroom. The paintings show sunflowers in all stages of life, from full bloom to withering. The paintings were considered innovative for their use of the yellow spectrum, partly because newly invented pigments made new colours possible. In a letter to Theo, Vincent wrote: \"It's a type of painting that changes its aspect a little, which grows in richness the more you look at it. Besides, you know that Gauguin likes them extraordinarily. He said to me about them, among other things: ‘that — ... that's... the flower’. You know" }, { "docid": "12879279", "title": "The Blind Sunflowers (film)", "text": "Salvador's access to priesthood for a year. Salvador begins teaching in a school where he meets with Lorenzo, the son of Elena, whom of which Salvador thinks is widowed. This opportunity multiplies with the deacon becoming obsessed with her, abusing her mentally and physically. We realise that Salvador is threatening Elena's family because of his obsession. Wounded and beaten by the circumstances, the characters of the Blind Sunflowers hit the wall of repression, impossible romances and emotional defeats, while we realise Elena's family try to search for a glimpse of hope. This film was Spain's 81st Academy Awards official submission" }, { "docid": "18442789", "title": "Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno", "text": "grand exhibition. The venue would be a purpose-built gallery in Japan known as \"Lake Rock\", which boasts of iron-clad security and protection of the art pieces against fire, damaging humidity, sunlight, etc. The announcement is broadcast live worldwide, watched by Conan and Haibara. Jirokichi also announces the engagement of seven specialists, whom he called the \"Seven Samurai\", to oversee the exhibition and protect the Sunflowers: Suddenly, a card is thrown on the platform, which has the insignia of the legendary phantom thief, Kaitou Kid. Kid makes his presence known, causing mass panic by firing his card gun. Inspector Charlie chases" }, { "docid": "4141243", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "succeeding years of Jay Biachi's fourth grade classes. In New York, the painted turtle narrowly lost (5,048 to 5,005, versus the common snapping turtle) a 2006 statewide student election for state reptile. In the border town of Boissevain, Manitoba, a western painted turtle, \"Tommy the Turtle\", is a roadside attraction. The statue was built in 1974 to celebrate the Canadian Turtle Derby, a festival including turtle races that ran from 1972–2001. Another Canadian admirer of the painted turtle is Jon Montgomery, who won the 2010 Olympic gold medal in skeleton (a form of sled) racing, while wearing a painted turtle" }, { "docid": "4141242", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "Illini myth recounts how Painted Turtle put his paint on to entice a chief's daughter into the water. As of 2010, four U.S. states designated the painted turtle as official reptile. Vermont honored the reptile in 1994, following the suggestion of Cornwall Elementary School students. In 1995, Michigan followed, based on the recommendation of Niles fifth graders, who discovered the state lacked an official reptile. Illinois citizens, in 2004, voted to select the painted turtle as their state reptile and the legislature made it official in 2005. Colorado chose the western painted turtle in 2008, following the efforts of two" }, { "docid": "6469815", "title": "Painted Dreams", "text": "Painted Dreams Painted Dreams is an American radio soap opera that was the first daytime radio soap opera program in the United States. It was broadcast from Chicago. It premiered October 20, 1930 and last aired in July 1943. In 1930 radio station WGN asked Irna Phillips, who worked for them as an actress, to create a 15-minute daily show \"about a family,\" to air during the day. \"Painted Dreams\" was the result. Phillips wrote and acted in the show until 1932 when she asked WGN to sell the show to a national broadcaster. When they refused, Phillips sued, claiming" }, { "docid": "4141239", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "those of the 1990s. As of 2009, painted turtles faced virtually unlimited harvesting in Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, and Oklahoma; since then, Missouri has prohibited their harvesting. Individuals who trap painted turtles typically do so to earn additional income, selling a few thousand a year at $1–2 each. Many trappers have been involved in the trade for generations, and value it as a family activity. Some harvesters disagree with limiting the catch, saying the populations are not dropping. Many U.S. state fish and game departments allow non-commercial taking of painted turtles under a creel limit, and require a fishing (sometimes" }, { "docid": "16362873", "title": "Painted (album)", "text": "Painted (album) Painted is the second studio album by the international rock band Narrows. The album was released on February 28, 2012 through Deathwish Inc.. To promote \"Painted\", prior to its release Narrows previewed the tracks \"Under the Guillotine\" and \"Absolute Betrayer\". A music video was also made for the song \"TB Positive\". In 2011, Narrows guitarist Jodie Cox, who lives in England, was denied access to the United States. Cox's guitar parts were recorded by Wayne Pennell at Bunker Studios in Brentford, England and sent to the rest of the band over the internet. Matt Bayles tracked the rest" }, { "docid": "14557449", "title": "George Dunlop Leslie", "text": "bank of the river. According to Dunlop: \"I arranged the two girls by the window. One is seated on a stool on the ground, and the other is on the seat of the deeply recessed window. The whole was painted direct from nature. A young lady friend posed for one of the figures, while .. the other is from Kitty Lambert, a favourite model of mine. The two girls are arranging sunflowers in a vase. In the picture some of the sunflowers are the usual bright yellow ones, and others, which I call moonflowers, are far paler. It is painted" }, { "docid": "11500788", "title": "The Painted Hills", "text": "The Painted Hills The Painted Hills, also known as Lassie's Adventures in the Goldrush, is a 1951 action film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and directed by Harold F. Kress. Adapted by True Boardman from Alexander Hull's novel \"Shep of the Painted Hills\", the film stars Paul Kelly, Bruce Cowling, Ann Doran, and dog actor Pal (credited as \"Lassie\") in a story about a collie named Shep who seeks revenge after her master is murdered. Technical advisor Nipo T. Strongheart for Native American topics worked with the Miwok people for their role in the movie. \"The Painted Hills\" was the seventh," }, { "docid": "9621690", "title": "Painted finch", "text": "Painted finch The painted finch (\"Emblema pictum\") is a common species of estrildid finch found in Australia. The painted finch acquired its name due to the red and white spotted and mottled underparts of both males and females. The Latin name (\"Emblema pictum\") comes from emblema meaning mosaic or inlaid work; and pictum was derived from the Latin work pictus, meaning painted (from pingere, to paint). Other names include Emblema finch, Mountain finch, Painted firetail and Emblema. The painted finch is a popular bird to be kept in captivity and in backyard aviaries. The painted finch is within the genus" }, { "docid": "8408882", "title": "The Painted Turtle", "text": "the camp became a part of the sorority's national philanthropy program. The Painted Turtle The Painted Turtle is a Summer camp located near Lake Elizabeth in Lake Hughes, California. The camp is for children who are faced with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Many of these children would not have the opportunity to have a camping experience due to their illness. The year-round programming for campers and their families is provided free of charge. The Painted Turtle was founded in 1999 by Paul Newman and Page and Lou Adler. The camp was conceptualized by Adler and soon was able to get" }, { "docid": "8408877", "title": "The Painted Turtle", "text": "The Painted Turtle The Painted Turtle is a Summer camp located near Lake Elizabeth in Lake Hughes, California. The camp is for children who are faced with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Many of these children would not have the opportunity to have a camping experience due to their illness. The year-round programming for campers and their families is provided free of charge. The Painted Turtle was founded in 1999 by Paul Newman and Page and Lou Adler. The camp was conceptualized by Adler and soon was able to get Newman to sponsor it as a part of his Hole in" }, { "docid": "5274592", "title": "The Painted Desert", "text": "man career. However, he would carry on as a character actor until his death in 1953. The film would be remade by RKO in 1938 as \"Painted Desert\", directed by David Howard, and starring George O'Brien, Laraine Johnson, and Ray Whitley. The film is notable for the superior cinematography of the Arizona desert by Edward Snyder. The Painted Desert The Painted Desert is a 1931 American pre-Code film released by Pathé Exchange. Produced by E. B. Derr, it was directed by Howard Higgin, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Tom Buckingham. It starred low-budget Western stars William Boyd (in his" }, { "docid": "19093993", "title": "Painted Desert Project", "text": "the reservation about the work as well as between tourists passing through the area and local residents. In a small way the art brings people together and stimulates conversations that might not otherwise occur. Artists who have been involved with the Painted Desert Project include: Tom Greyeyes, Troy Lovegates, Thomas \"Breeze\" Marcus, Monica Canilao, Overunder, Doodles, Labrona, Gaia, Roa, JB Snyder, Pixel Pancho, 2501, Ever, Jaz, Alexis Diaz, Hyuro, Mazatl, Stinkfish, LNY, Nanook, Jess X. Chen + Mata Ruda. The Painted Desert Project is ongoing as of 2016. Thomas hosts a Google map of sites of the Painted Desert Project" }, { "docid": "19033137", "title": "The Painted Faces", "text": "the ultimate demise of the group, when drummer Harry Bragg was drafted into combat. Without his services the group fell into disarray and disbanded in 1969. The Painted Faces faded into obscurity until some of their songs began to appear on garage compilations in the early 1980s. Their work was anthologized on the compilation \"Anxious Color\", released in 1994 on Distortions Records. \"Mojo\" magazine named \"Anxious Color\" as one of the \"100 Greatest Classics\" of psychedelia. The Painted Faces The Painted Faces were an American garage rock/psychedelic rock band from Fort Myers, Florida who were active from 1967 through 1969," }, { "docid": "12511705", "title": "The Painted Skin", "text": "into English as \"The Painted Skin\" by the British sinologist Herbert A. Giles and was included in his 1880 translation of \"Strange Tales\". It reappeared with modifications in a subsequent edition, published in 1908. Since then, many other translators, including John Minford (2006), have published their translations of \"The Painted Skin\". On the surface, \"The Painted Skin\" is a story of a lustful scholar's encounter with a demon who disguises itself as a lady. Pu Songling intended for the story to be viewed as a parable of human desire and its negative consequences, and emphasised this with his appended comment," }, { "docid": "11500792", "title": "The Painted Hills", "text": "variety of companies. The movie was riffed on \"Mystery Science Theater 3000\" (episode 510) The Painted Hills The Painted Hills, also known as Lassie's Adventures in the Goldrush, is a 1951 action film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and directed by Harold F. Kress. Adapted by True Boardman from Alexander Hull's novel \"Shep of the Painted Hills\", the film stars Paul Kelly, Bruce Cowling, Ann Doran, and dog actor Pal (credited as \"Lassie\") in a story about a collie named Shep who seeks revenge after her master is murdered. Technical advisor Nipo T. Strongheart for Native American topics worked with the" }, { "docid": "10656866", "title": "Painted terrapin", "text": "the Painted Terrapin is protected through the WWF's Hawksbill Turtle and Painted Terrapin conservation project. The project aims establish the protection and effective management of critical nesting habitats of Painted Terrapins and their key habitats, through measures that are scientifically based and socially acceptable, and that can be sustained in the long term by government, the local community and other stakeholders. Painted terrapin The painted terrapin, painted batagur, or saw-jawed turtle (\"Batagur borneoensis\") is a species of turtles in the family Geoemydidae. It was formerly in its own genus, \"Callagur\", but has been reclassified to the genus, \"Batagur\". It is" }, { "docid": "15185258", "title": "Capture of painted turtles", "text": "2005, the most recent recorded, the yearly Minnesota painted turtles harvests were half the average size of that in the 1990s. As of 2009, painted turtles faced virtually unlimited harvesting in Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, and Oklahoma. Since then, Missouri disallowed the harvest. Pet usage is the primary market for trapped painted turtles although a small number are sent to turtle races. Commercial trapping is modest economically, with double digits of trappers, selling a few thousand turtles yearly, at $1–2 per turtle. Individual harvesters who trap painted turtles typically do so for extra money and alternate between fishing and turtle" }, { "docid": "6469817", "title": "Painted Dreams", "text": "operas: \"We, the Abbotts\", \"Bachelor's Children\" and \"Martha Webster\" (originally titled \"Life Begins\"). In addition to doing the title role on \"Martha Webster\", she also portrayed the annoying maid Tilda on \"The Gumps\". Painted Dreams Painted Dreams is an American radio soap opera that was the first daytime radio soap opera program in the United States. It was broadcast from Chicago. It premiered October 20, 1930 and last aired in July 1943. In 1930 radio station WGN asked Irna Phillips, who worked for them as an actress, to create a 15-minute daily show \"about a family,\" to air during the" }, { "docid": "4141244", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "painting on the crown of his helmet, prominently visible when he slid downhill. Montgomery, who also iconically tattoed his chest with a maple-leaf, explained his visual promotion of the turtle, saying that he had assisted one to cross the road. BC Hydro referred to Montgomery's action when describing its own sponsorship of conservation research for the turtle in British Columbia. Several private entities use the painted turtle as a symbol. Wayne State University Press operates an imprint \"named after the Michigan state reptile\" that \"publishes books on regional topics of cultural and historical interest\". In California, The Painted Turtle is" }, { "docid": "17812566", "title": "Painted Caves", "text": "of his journey over the San Antonio-El Paso Road with the military expedition that pioneered the route in 1849: These paintings were made by a people called the West Texas Cave Dwellers who lived in West Texas for more than 1000 years before the Lipan Apache arrived in the area. Thirty years later Burr G. Duval described the site in his \"Journal of a Prospecting Trip to West Texas in 1879\": The site was submerged by the construction of Lake Amistad in 1969. Painted Caves Painted Caves was a cave containing a spring in Val Verde County, Texas, 20 kilometers" }, { "docid": "15900768", "title": "Painted Daughters", "text": "not eventuate however the company did make several more films. Painted Daughters Painted Daughters is a 1925 Australian silent film directed F. Stuart-Whyte. Only part of it survives today. Mary Elliott and Courtland Nixon are dancing partners in a stage show called \"Florodora\". Mary leaves Courtland and marries a wealthy admirer, who soon goes bankrupt and kills himself, leaving Mary to raise their daughter, Maryon. Maryon grows up to become a dancer. A theatrical press agent, Ernest, reunites the cast of \"Floradora\" and Courtland is reunited with Mary. There is a fire in which both Mary and Courtland are injured," }, { "docid": "15900765", "title": "Painted Daughters", "text": "Painted Daughters Painted Daughters is a 1925 Australian silent film directed F. Stuart-Whyte. Only part of it survives today. Mary Elliott and Courtland Nixon are dancing partners in a stage show called \"Florodora\". Mary leaves Courtland and marries a wealthy admirer, who soon goes bankrupt and kills himself, leaving Mary to raise their daughter, Maryon. Maryon grows up to become a dancer. A theatrical press agent, Ernest, reunites the cast of \"Floradora\" and Courtland is reunited with Mary. There is a fire in which both Mary and Courtland are injured, but they survive and decide to get married. So too" }, { "docid": "12810988", "title": "Painted Faces", "text": "opera-mates, who later made it big in the Hong Kong film industry. The film focuses on Master Yu and his methods on bringing up his protégés. Painted Faces Painted Faces is a 1988 Hong Kong drama film written and directed by Alex Law and starring Sammo Hung as his mentor, Master Yu Jim-yuen, of the China Drama Academy. For his portrayal as Master Yu, Hung won his second Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor at the 8th Hong Kong Film Awards. The film was selected as the Hong Kong entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd" }, { "docid": "13961307", "title": "Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers", "text": "to contribute through, but suspended the campaign in July 2016, with 39% of the goal funded and only eight days remaining of the campaign, as they considered it unlikely to succeed at that point. They planned a re-launch of the campaign, with improved communication and promotion and re-planned campaign goals and reward tiers; initially planned for re-launch in August, the new campaign started on November 21, 2016, with a goal of US$80,000, and with the game's localized title changed to \"Sharin no Kuni: The Girl Among the Sunflowers\". This incarnation of the campaign fared better, reaching US$60,000 within the first" }, { "docid": "5791890", "title": "Painted Lady (miniseries)", "text": "Gentileschi, who was a 17th-century female Italian painter who survived a rape. The painting fictionally travels to Dublin and New York City, and Gentileschi's tragic story eventually figures into the plot. There are other visual references to notable paintings in the film. Paintings featured: Painted Lady (miniseries) Painted Lady was a 1997 murder mystery miniseries starring Helen Mirren, involving art theft. It co-starred Franco Nero, Karl Geary and Iain Glen, and was directed by Julian Jarrold. The role was created specifically for Mirren, as a means for her to try something a bit different from her Inspector Tennison character on" }, { "docid": "19033130", "title": "The Painted Faces", "text": "The Painted Faces The Painted Faces were an American garage rock/psychedelic rock band from Fort Myers, Florida who were active from 1967 through 1969, who were not only popular in Florida but achieved a following outside of their own region by playing regular shows in New York City and elsewhere. After disbanding they became practically unknown for a number of years, but since the 1980s, with the reissue their songs on various compilations, they have come to the attention of garage rock and psychedelic devotees. They are known for songs such as \"Anxious Color\", which \"Mojo\" magazine named one of" }, { "docid": "9621700", "title": "Painted finch", "text": "2007 and 2008 large influxes of painted finches entered into western New South Wales. These individuals have since been recorded breeding and a resident population is now thought to have been established. Painted finch The painted finch (\"Emblema pictum\") is a common species of estrildid finch found in Australia. The painted finch acquired its name due to the red and white spotted and mottled underparts of both males and females. The Latin name (\"Emblema pictum\") comes from emblema meaning mosaic or inlaid work; and pictum was derived from the Latin work pictus, meaning painted (from pingere, to paint). Other names" }, { "docid": "6075551", "title": "Painted buttonquail", "text": "Painted buttonquail The painted buttonquail (\"Turnix varius\") is a species of buttonquail, the family Turnicidae, which resemble, but are unrelated to, the quails of Phasianidae. This species is resident in Australia where numbers are believed to be in decline. A subspecies, the Abrolhos painted buttonquail (\"Turnix varius scintillans\"), is endemic to the Houtman Abrolhos islands. The painted buttonquail was first described by the English ornithologist John Latham in 1801 under the binomial name \"Perdix varia\". The painted buttonquail is about long. It is a ground-dwelling bird and is found in grassy forests and woodlands. It feeds on insects and seeds," }, { "docid": "5256657", "title": "Painted bunting", "text": "are protected by the U.S. Migratory Bird Act. Painted bunting The painted bunting (\"Passerina ciris\") is a species of bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae, that is native to North America. The bright plumage of the male only comes in the second year of life; in the first year they can only be distinguished from the female by close inspection. The painted bunting was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in his eighteenth-century work \"Systema Naturae\". There are two recognized subspecies of the painted bunting: The male painted bunting is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America and" }, { "docid": "5256648", "title": "Painted bunting", "text": "Painted bunting The painted bunting (\"Passerina ciris\") is a species of bird in the cardinal family, Cardinalidae, that is native to North America. The bright plumage of the male only comes in the second year of life; in the first year they can only be distinguished from the female by close inspection. The painted bunting was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in his eighteenth-century work \"Systema Naturae\". There are two recognized subspecies of the painted bunting: The male painted bunting is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America and as such has been nicknamed nonpareil, or \"without" }, { "docid": "4141245", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "a camp for ill children, founded by Paul Newman. Painted Turtle Winery of British Columbia trades on the \"laid back and casual lifestyle\" of the turtle with a \"job description to bask in the sun\". Also, there is an Internet company in Michigan, a guesthouse in British Columbia, and a café in Maine that use the painted turtle commercially. In children's books, the painted turtle is a popular subject, with at least seven books published between 2000 and 2010. Painted turtle The painted turtle (\"Chrysemys picta\") is the most widespread native turtle of North America. It lives in slow-moving fresh" }, { "docid": "4141238", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "harvesting of painted turtles in the wild is controversial and, increasingly, restricted. Wisconsin formerly had virtually unrestricted trapping of painted turtles but based on qualitative observations forbade all commercial harvesting in 1997. Neighboring Minnesota, where trappers collected more than 300,000 painted turtles during the 1990s, commissioned a study of painted turtle harvesting. Scientists found that harvested lakes averaged half the painted turtle density of off-limit lakes, and population modeling suggested that unrestricted harvests could produce a large decline in turtle populations. In response, Minnesota forbade new harvesters in 2002 and limited trap numbers. Although harvesting continued, subsequent takes averaged half" }, { "docid": "10662617", "title": "Painted treeshrew", "text": "Painted treeshrew The painted treeshrew (\"Tupaia picta\") is a treeshrew species of the family Tupaiidae. The first specimen was described by Oldfield Thomas and was part of a zoological collection from northern Borneo obtained by the British Museum of Natural History. The painted treeshrew is endemic to Borneo and inhabits the forests of Brunei, Kalimantan, and Sarawak. It usually lives at lower elevations, below 300 meters, but some specimens have been found at elevations hundreds of meters higher. Although the painted treeshrew is not a threatened species, it still suffers from loss of habitat. The painted treeshrew's diet consists mainly" }, { "docid": "10630360", "title": "Painted parakeet", "text": "Painted parakeet The painted parakeet (\"Pyrrhura picta\"), more commonly known as the painted conure in aviculture, is a species of bird in the family Psittacidae, the true parrots. Its taxonomy is highly complex, and has undergone significant changes in recent years. As here defined, it is restricted to forests in northern South America (north of the Amazon River) and Panama. Some of the taxa here included in the painted parakeet are highly endangered. Traditionally, the painted parakeet included the Santarém parakeet (\"P. amazonum\"), Bonaparte's parakeet (\"P. lucianii\") and rose-fronted parakeet (\"P. roseifrons\") as subspecies. Following a review in 2002, it" }, { "docid": "5274579", "title": "The Painted Desert", "text": "The Painted Desert The Painted Desert is a 1931 American pre-Code film released by Pathé Exchange. Produced by E. B. Derr, it was directed by Howard Higgin, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Tom Buckingham. It starred low-budget Western stars William Boyd (in his pre-Hopalong Cassidy days) and Helen Twelvetrees, and featured a young Clark Gable in his talking film debut. The picture was shot mostly on location in Arizona. Two cowboy friends, Jeff (J. Farrell MacDonald) and Cash (William Farnum), are traveling through the desert in the southwest U.S., when they come upon a baby who has been abandoned" }, { "docid": "1656494", "title": "Painted-snipe", "text": "Clutch sizes range from 2–4 eggs, which are incubated for 15–21 days. Painted-snipe The Rostratulidae (commonly known as painted-snipes), form a taxonomic family of wader species, composed of two genera: \"Rostratula\" and \"Nycticryphes\". At present two species, the South American and greater painted-snipes, are not considered threatened by human activities; however, the Australian painted-snipe has declined and is considered endangered in Australia. The family Rostratulidae encompasses two genera and four species (one extinct). Painted-snipes superficially resemble true snipes but the two taxa are not closely related. Instead the similarity can be attributed to convergent evolution where both groups have been" }, { "docid": "1656492", "title": "Painted-snipe", "text": "genetic drift and differing selection pressures. The painted-snipes are short-legged, long-billed birds similar in shape to the true snipes, but their plumage is much more striking. There is sexual dimorphism in both size and plumage, with the males being duller overall and smaller. All three species have large forward pointing eyes. All three species of painted-snipe generally inhabit reedy swamps and marshes, usually in lowlands. Outside of the breeding season painted-snipes are generally solitary in habits. Painted snipes are crepuscular or even slightly nocturnal in their habits. Painted-snipes are omnivorous, feeding on invertebrates and seeds. Animal prey taken includes annelid" }, { "docid": "1656489", "title": "Painted-snipe", "text": "Painted-snipe The Rostratulidae (commonly known as painted-snipes), form a taxonomic family of wader species, composed of two genera: \"Rostratula\" and \"Nycticryphes\". At present two species, the South American and greater painted-snipes, are not considered threatened by human activities; however, the Australian painted-snipe has declined and is considered endangered in Australia. The family Rostratulidae encompasses two genera and four species (one extinct). Painted-snipes superficially resemble true snipes but the two taxa are not closely related. Instead the similarity can be attributed to convergent evolution where both groups have been subjected to similar selection pressures, thus promoting the evolution of analogous features" }, { "docid": "9293185", "title": "The Painted Veil (novel)", "text": "a reasonably successful barrister, is appointed Chief Justice of a minor British colony in the Caribbean (the Bahamas) and she persuades him to allow her to accompany him there, where she intends to dedicate her life to him and to ensuring that her child is brought up avoiding the mistakes she had made. The novel has been adapted for the screen three times: The Painted Veil (novel) The Painted Veil is a 1925 novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham. The title is taken from Percy Bysshe Shelley's sonnet, which begins \"Lift not the painted veil which those who live" }, { "docid": "9293176", "title": "The Painted Veil (novel)", "text": "The Painted Veil (novel) The Painted Veil is a 1925 novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham. The title is taken from Percy Bysshe Shelley's sonnet, which begins \"Lift not the painted veil which those who live / Call Life\". The novel was first published in serialised form in five issues of \"Cosmopolitan\" (November 1924 – March 1925). Beginning in May 1925, it was serialised in the United Kingdom in eight parts in \"Nash's Magazine\". The biographer Richard Cordell notes that the book was influenced by Maugham's study of science and his work as a houseman at St Thomas' Hospital." }, { "docid": "18251833", "title": "Painted Desert (1938 film)", "text": "a valuable mineral deposit, so he and Carol, the granddaughter of the discoverer of the mine, who has been forced to sell it to a crook, start operations on it. Fawcett, the crook, schemes to get the mine back, but is outwitted at every turn and loses his life in the dynamiting which he inspired. Painted Desert (1938 film) Painted Desert is a 1938 Western film directed by David Howard and starring George O'Brien and Laraine Day (billed as \"Laraine Johnson\"). The picture is a remake of \"The Painted Desert\", which stars William Boyd and features an early appearance by" }, { "docid": "18218242", "title": "Painted From Memory (Defiance)", "text": "of the man who was holding Kenya captive and it is revealed that it is Quentin (Justin Rain), Rafe's son. In the \"Painted From Memory\" we can hear the song \"What's Up\" by Fyfe Monroe. In its original American broadcast, \"Painted From Memory\" was watched by 1.58 million; slightly down by 0.04 from the previous episode. \"Painted From Memory\" received mixed reviews. Kris from \"Movie Trailer Reviews\" gave the episode a B rating saying that it was better than the last one because it tied together several plots. \"Overall things are coming together and this episode put my fears aside" }, { "docid": "16344894", "title": "Painted Skin: The Resurrection", "text": "Thailand\" (2012). Painted Skin: The Resurrection Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a 2012 Chinese fantasy action film directed by Wu Ershan, starring Zhao Wei, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng, Kris Phillips and Chen Tingjia. The film reunites most of the original cast of the 2008 film \"Painted Skin\". In the 500 years that have passed since the events of the previous film, the fox demon Xiaowei has been imprisoned in ice for violating the demon code. Que'er, a quirky bird demon, rescues Xiaowei, and the two leave in search of a man who is willing to give" }, { "docid": "16344883", "title": "Painted Skin: The Resurrection", "text": "Painted Skin: The Resurrection Painted Skin: The Resurrection is a 2012 Chinese fantasy action film directed by Wu Ershan, starring Zhao Wei, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Yang Mi, Feng Shaofeng, Kris Phillips and Chen Tingjia. The film reunites most of the original cast of the 2008 film \"Painted Skin\". In the 500 years that have passed since the events of the previous film, the fox demon Xiaowei has been imprisoned in ice for violating the demon code. Que'er, a quirky bird demon, rescues Xiaowei, and the two leave in search of a man who is willing to give his heart" }, { "docid": "16736395", "title": "Painted Dog Conservation", "text": "in 2007. The center offers an education facility including a painted dog viewing platform. and an interpretive hall. Painted Dog Conservation Painted Dog Conservation was founded in 1992 by Dr Greg Rasmussen, for the protection of the painted dogs (\"Lycaon pictus\") and their habitat. Painted Dog Conservation works to engage and incorporate local communities in protecting painted dogs in Zimbabwe. The painted dog, or African wild dog, was once common in Africa with estimates of over half a million spread among 39 countries. Current estimates put their numbers at about 3,000 only found in Tanzania, zambia Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and" }, { "docid": "16736392", "title": "Painted Dog Conservation", "text": "Painted Dog Conservation Painted Dog Conservation was founded in 1992 by Dr Greg Rasmussen, for the protection of the painted dogs (\"Lycaon pictus\") and their habitat. Painted Dog Conservation works to engage and incorporate local communities in protecting painted dogs in Zimbabwe. The painted dog, or African wild dog, was once common in Africa with estimates of over half a million spread among 39 countries. Current estimates put their numbers at about 3,000 only found in Tanzania, zambia Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. Since PDC's creation, Zimbabwe's wild dog population has increased from 400 to 700 individuals. Painted Dog" }, { "docid": "12511714", "title": "The Painted Skin", "text": "a \"faithful\" adaptation of \"The Painted Skin\", released in 1993. Other film adaptations of the story include \"Painted Skin\" (2008), and its sequel \"Painted Skin: The Resurrection\" (2012). A television series based on \"The Painted Skin\", directed by Danny Ko, was first broadcast in 2011. In 2001, China Post issued commemorative \"Liaozhai\" postage stamps in Shandong, the birthplace of Pu Songling. Amongst the collection is one depicting a scene in \"The Painted Skin\"; others show scenes from entries such as \"Yingning\" and \"Stealing Peaches\". The Painted Skin \"The Painted Skin\" () is a short story by the Chinese writer Pu" }, { "docid": "17855027", "title": "Frans Claerhout", "text": "in his spare time he concentrated on his art. Claerhout was a self-taught painter who created landscapes and figures in oil paint. He started painting more after relocating to Thaba Nchu in 1960, and became famous for his unique style, which used vivid colors and incorporated items such as donkeys, sunflowers and figures of people he met through his everyday life. His work was inspired by Christian spirituality and Claerhout he painted biblical scenes. He also worked in pastel, ink, pencil and charcoal. In May 2000, Claerhout painted a golden bird on the flyleaf of a book that he gifted" }, { "docid": "9913390", "title": "Painted comber", "text": "of hiding around dusk to feed on various crustaceans, fishes, and worms. These fish are hermaphrodites and can fertilize themselves. Spawning is seasonal and controlled by the moon's phase. The painted comber has minor commercial value, and, much like other species of \"Serranus\", is considered to have tasty flesh. It is one of the usual components of the French dish bouillabaise. As most fish species, the painted comber harbours internal and external parasites. Painted comber The painted comber (\"Serranus scriba\") is a subtropical marine fish, classified in family Serranidae, the groupers and sea basses. It is found in the eastern" }, { "docid": "7626520", "title": "Painted Hills", "text": "Painted Hills Painted Hills, in the northwest United States, is one of the three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, located in Wheeler County, Oregon. It totals and is located northwest of Mitchell, Oregon. The Painted Hills are listed as one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon. Painted Hills is named after the colorful layers of its hills corresponding to various geological eras, formed when the area was an ancient river floodplain. The black soil is lignite that was vegetative matter that grew along the floodplain. The grey coloring is mudstone, siltstone, and shale. The red coloring" }, { "docid": "7309748", "title": "Painted sandgrouse", "text": "and tail are brown, boldly marked in black and white transverse bars. The female is duller in appearance being a greyish brown colour, barred and speckled with darker brown and white. The painted sandgrouse is found in dry regions in rough grassland, rocky areas and scrub and feeds mainly on seeds. It is gregarious and groups congregate at waterholes to drink. Painted sandgrouse The painted sandgrouse (\"Pterocles indicus\") is a medium large bird in the sandgrouse family found in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. The painted sandgrouse is a plump ground-dwelling bird with a small head and short legs. The sexes" }, { "docid": "7013291", "title": "Painted berrypecker", "text": "Painted berrypecker The painted berrypeckers, Paramythiidae, are a very small bird family restricted to the mountain forests of New Guinea. The family comprises two species in two genera: the tit berrypecker (\"Oreocharis arfaki\") and the crested berrypecker (\"Paramythia montium\"). These are colourful medium-sized birds which feed on fruit and some insects. These species were formerly included in the Dicaeidae, but DNA–DNA hybridization studies showed these species were related to each other but distinct from the flowerpeckers. Some sources group painted berrypeckers as two genera belonging to the berrypecker family Melanocharitidae. The painted berrypeckers are small to medium sized passerine birds." }, { "docid": "5797476", "title": "Painted whitestart", "text": "are speckled with fine brown and reddish spots. Incubation lasts about 14 days, but other nesting details are largely unknown. The young painted whitestart has a deep yellow-orange mouth lining. Painted whitestart The painted whitestart or painted redstart (\"Myioborus pictus\"), is a species of New World warbler. When he first described the species in 1829, naturalist William John Swainson assigned it to the genus \"Setophaga\" — the same genus as that of the American redstart — where it remained for nearly a century and a half, though one naturalist placed it in the Old World flycatcher genus \"Muscicapa\" during that" }, { "docid": "4141240", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "hunting) license; others completely forbid the recreational capture of painted turtles. Trapping is not allowed in Oregon, where western painted turtle populations are in decline, and in Missouri, where there are populations of both southern and western subspecies. In Canada, Ontario protects both subspecies present, the midland and western, and British Columbia protects its dwindling western painted turtles. Capture methods are also regulated by locality. Typically trappers use either floating \"basking traps\" or partially submerged, baited \"hoop traps\". Trapper opinions, commercial records, and scientific studies show that basking traps are more effective for collecting painted turtles, while the hoop traps" }, { "docid": "4141226", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "to subspecies and eliminated \"treleasei\". Since at least 1958, the subspecies were thought to have evolved in response to geographic isolation during the last ice age, 100,000 to 11,000 years ago. At that time painted turtles were divided into three different populations: eastern painted turtles along the southeastern Atlantic coast; southern painted turtles around the southern Mississippi River; and western painted turtles in the southwestern United States. The populations were not completely isolated for sufficiently long, hence wholly different species never evolved. When the glaciers retreated, about 11,000 years ago, all three subspecies moved north. The western and southern subspecies" }, { "docid": "4141217", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "Rio Grande and the Pecos River, two waterways that run in a north-south direction through the state. Within the aforementioned rivers, it is also found in the northern part of Far West Texas. In Utah, the painted turtle lives in an area to the south (Kane County) in streams draining into the Colorado River, although it is disputed if they are native. In Arizona, the painted turtle is native to an area in the east, Lyman Lake. The painted turtle is not native to Nevada or California. In Mexico, painted turtles have been found about 50 miles south of New" }, { "docid": "4141189", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "turtle intergrade (blend together) at range boundaries they are distinct within the hearts of their ranges. The painted turtle has a very similar appearance to the red-eared slider (the most common pet turtle) and the two are often confused. The painted turtle can be distinguished because it is flatter than the slider. Also, the slider has a prominent red marking on the side of its head (the \"ear\") and a spotted bottom shell, both features missing in the painted turtle. The painted turtle hunts along water bottoms. It quickly juts its head into and out of vegetation to stir potential" }, { "docid": "4141183", "title": "Painted turtle", "text": "Painted turtle The painted turtle (\"Chrysemys picta\") is the most widespread native turtle of North America. It lives in slow-moving fresh waters, from southern Canada to Louisiana and northern Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Pacific. The turtle is the only species of the genus \"Chrysemys\", which is part of the pond turtle family Emydidae. Fossils show that the painted turtle existed 15 million years ago. Four regionally based subspecies (the eastern, midland, southern, and western) evolved during the last ice age. The adult painted turtle female is long; the male is smaller. The turtle's top shell is dark" }, { "docid": "20778718", "title": "Painted manakin", "text": "International Ornithological Committee. Painted manakin The painted manakin (\"Machaeropterus eckelberryi\") is a small South American species of passerine bird in the manakin family Pipridae. It was first described in 2017 from specimens collected in north west Peru. The painted manakin was described by the American ornithologist Daniel Lane and colleagues in 2017 and given the binomial name \"Machaeropterus eckelberryi\". The specific epithet was chosen to commemorate the American bird artist Donald R. Eckelberry (1921-2000). The species is placed in the genus \"Machaeropterus\" that was introduced by the French naturalist Charles Lucien Bonaparte in 1854. The painted manakin was described as" }, { "docid": "20778716", "title": "Painted manakin", "text": "Painted manakin The painted manakin (\"Machaeropterus eckelberryi\") is a small South American species of passerine bird in the manakin family Pipridae. It was first described in 2017 from specimens collected in north west Peru. The painted manakin was described by the American ornithologist Daniel Lane and colleagues in 2017 and given the binomial name \"Machaeropterus eckelberryi\". The specific epithet was chosen to commemorate the American bird artist Donald R. Eckelberry (1921-2000). The species is placed in the genus \"Machaeropterus\" that was introduced by the French naturalist Charles Lucien Bonaparte in 1854. The painted manakin was described as a new species" }, { "docid": "20163441", "title": "Painted Ruins", "text": "in \"The Observer\" described the album as \"Unbeholden to the band’s existence, \"Painted Ruins\" has a cavalier quality that you’d struggle to spot in its tense forebears\". Credits: Painted Ruins Painted Ruins is the fifth studio album by American indie rock band Grizzly Bear as the follow-up to their 2012 album \"Shields\". It was released on August 18, 2017 by RCA. Along with the announcement of the album, the band announced a fall European and North American tour. Grizzly Bear spent two years writing and recording for the album. Band member Chris Taylor produced \"Painted Ruins\", with recording sessions occurring" }, { "docid": "1995163", "title": "Painted lady", "text": "as in corresponding \"V. virginiensis\". The Australian painted lady (\"V. kershawi\") is quite similar to \"V. cardui\". Its four ventral eyespots are less clearly defined, and it always sports at least three (often four) blue pupil spots on its dorsal hindwing. Caterpillars are found mainly on \"Ammobium alatum\". The lifespan of a painted lady butterfly is two to four weeks. The species undergoes complete metamorphosis which has recently been investigated using microtomography. Painted lady The Cynthia group of colourful butterflies, commonly called painted ladies, comprises a subgenus of the genus \"Vanessa\" in the family Nymphalidae. They are well known throughout" }, { "docid": "17329760", "title": "Painted frogfish", "text": "attack all small animals that pass within its \"strike range\", mainly fishes, but even sometimes congeners. Its prey can be close to its own size. Like other members of its family, the painted frogfish has a benthic and solitary lifestyle. They gather during mating period, but do not tolerate each other any more after the act of fertilization. The male can kill or eat the female if she stays too close. Painted frogfish The painted frogfish or spotted frogfish, \"Antennarius pictus\", is a marine fish belonging to the family Antennariidae. The painted frogfish grows up to long. Like other members" }, { "docid": "16362874", "title": "Painted (album)", "text": "of the album at Red Room Studio in Seattle, Washington. Cox described the process, which involved communicating with the rest of the band through the online video service Skype, as being \"a frustrating and challenging experience.\" All songs written by Narrows, except for \"**** *** ******\" written by Boz Boorer and Morrissey. Vinyl edition bonus track \"Painted\" personnel adapted from vinyl liner notes. Narrows Additional musicians Production Artwork Painted (album) Painted is the second studio album by the international rock band Narrows. The album was released on February 28, 2012 through Deathwish Inc.. To promote \"Painted\", prior to its release" }, { "docid": "14294540", "title": "Painted swellshark", "text": "the demarcation between the dorsal and ventral coloration is irregular but abrupt. Juveniles are unknown, though both Australian variegated swellsharks have very differently colored young. There is scant natural history information on the painted swellshark. Like other \"Cephaloscyllium\" species, it is capable of taking in water or air to increase its girth when threatened. In males, sexual maturity is attained under a length of . The conservation status of the painted swellshark has not been evaluated by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Painted swellshark The painted swellshark (\"Cephaloscyllium pictum\") is a little-known species of catshark, belonging to" }, { "docid": "14044218", "title": "Painted enigma", "text": "same word,or a simple epigrammatic motto such as constituted the 'soul' of the emblem.\" First developed at the Jesuit college Pont a Mousson in 1588, it developed into an erudite courtly entertainment by the seventeenth century. The earliest verifiable painted enigmas from this era were painted by Charles Le Brun. Painted enigma Originally used by Jesuits as a learning aid for students, painted enigmas are visual riddles - generally speaking, a picture with an easily understood superficial subject that contains a hidden meaning, usually one word. This differed from similar visual riddles such as the emblem or hieroglyph (Horapollo's \"\"Hieroglyphica\"\"" }, { "docid": "10656864", "title": "Painted terrapin", "text": "Painted terrapin The painted terrapin, painted batagur, or saw-jawed turtle (\"Batagur borneoensis\") is a species of turtles in the family Geoemydidae. It was formerly in its own genus, \"Callagur\", but has been reclassified to the genus, \"Batagur\". It is distributed in the Rainforest of Brunei, Indonesia (Sumatra and Kalimantan), Malaysia, and Thailand. The painted terrapin is critically endangered species according to IUCN, listed in \"The World's Most 25 Endangered Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises 2011\". It is listed in Appendix II, with a zero quota for commercial trade of wild-captured specimens according to the CITES meeting in Thailand, March 2013. \"Batagur" }, { "docid": "10641177", "title": "Painted honeyeater", "text": "parrot (\"Lathamus discolor\") may also aid in the conservation of the painted honeyeater. For this reason, consideration must be given to the direct influence mistletoe has in sustaining and providing for species populations, and in the conservation of these species. Painted honeyeater The painted honeyeater (\"Grantiella picta\") is a species of honeyeater in a monotypic genus. Weighing around 20-25g, the painted honeyeater is a small bird that is approximately 16 cm in length, with a wingspan of a similar length. Of the total length, the tail averages about 5.5 cm long and the bill 1.3 cm. The face, crown and" }, { "docid": "10630367", "title": "Painted parakeet", "text": "in total, were discovered in the Cesar Department. Despite surveys specifically aimed at finding the taxon \"subandina\", there are no recent records and it is possibly extinct. Painted parakeet The painted parakeet (\"Pyrrhura picta\"), more commonly known as the painted conure in aviculture, is a species of bird in the family Psittacidae, the true parrots. Its taxonomy is highly complex, and has undergone significant changes in recent years. As here defined, it is restricted to forests in northern South America (north of the Amazon River) and Panama. Some of the taxa here included in the painted parakeet are highly endangered." }, { "docid": "10238441", "title": "Australian painted lady", "text": "to lowered temperatures. This demonstrates the phenotypic plasticity, or the tendency for visible traits to vary with changing environmental conditions, of the painted lady butterflies. It also suggests that the painted lady is the ancestral form, and environmental stress slowly drove speciation by adaptation into the Australian painted lady. In other words, the Australian painted lady most likely evolved from the painted lady due to the environmental conditions in Australia. The Australian painted lady's distribution is restricted to Australia. The closely related \"V. cardui\" is found throughout the rest of the world, so the two species have an allopatric distribution." }, { "docid": "10238440", "title": "Australian painted lady", "text": "the painted lady, which suggests that it is a separate species. The Australian species' four ventral eyespots are less clearly defined, and it always sports at least three (often four) conspicuous blue pupil spots on each dorsal hindwings' eyespots. \"V. cardui\" has either a few tiny pupil spots, or more often, none at all. The Australian painted and the painted lady have very similar lifestyles and behaviours, but the Australian painted lady lives in an arid and stressful environment. Australian painted lady colouration could be induced in painted lady butterflies by injecting the larvae with stress-inducing hormones and subjecting them" }, { "docid": "9650093", "title": "Australian painted-snipe", "text": "Australian painted-snipe The Australian painted-snipe (\"Rostratula australis\") is a medium-sized, long-billed, distinctively patterned wader. The distinctiveness of the Australian painted-snipe was recognised by John Gould in 1838 when he described and named it \"Rostratula australis\". However, it was subsequently lumped with the greater painted-snipe \"Rostratula benghalensis\". More recently it has been shown that the differences between these taxa warrant recognition at the species level. Compared with the greater painted-snipe, the Australian painted-snipe: The head, neck and upper breast is chocolate brown (in the male, dark grey with a buff median stripe on the crown), fading to rufous in the centre" }, { "docid": "2563132", "title": "The Painted Bird", "text": "themselves faced if caught.\" The book's reception in Poland was far from uniform. The Polish literary critic and University of Warsaw professor, Paweł Dudziak, noted that the \"Painted Bird\" is a \"great, if controversial\" piece. He stressed that since the book is surreal – a fictional tale – and does not present, or claim to present – real world events, accusations of anti-Polish sentiment are nothing but a misunderstanding of the book by those who take it too literally. Meanwhile, Polish literary historian Prof. Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska from Lublin University wrote that \"The Painted Bird\" published in 1965, includes long excerpts" } ]
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Who played Frodo in Lord of The Rings?
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[ { "docid": "13447366", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "Bilbo in the same company's adaptation of \"The Hobbit\". In the 1981 BBC radio serial of \"The Lord of the Rings\", Frodo is played by Ian Holm, who later played Bilbo in Peter Jackson's film adaptation of \"The Lord of the Rings\". In the 1993 television miniseries \"Hobitit\" by Finnish broadcaster Yle, Frodo is played by Taneli Mäkelä. In \"The Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy (2001-2003) directed by Peter Jackson, Frodo is played by American actor Elijah Wood. Dan Timmons writes in the Mythopoeic Society's \"Tolkien on Film: Essays on Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings\" (Mythopoeic Press," }, { "docid": "8214950", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series)", "text": "The Lord of the Rings (1979 radio series) In 1979 the US National Public Radio broadcast a radio dramatization of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It was produced by The Mind's Eye and has since been made available by several different companies. It is sometimes confused with the later BBC production in 1981, but is distinguished by the fact that the most widely circulated US edition comes in a wooden box, whether on compact discs or cassette tapes. The cast includes Ray Reinhardt (Bilbo), James Arrington (Frodo), Pat Franklyn (Merry), Mac McCaddon (Pippin), Lou Bliss (Sam)," }, { "docid": "13447367", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "2005) that the themes and internal logic of the Jackson films are undermined by the portrayal of Frodo, whom he considers a weakening of Tolkien's original. Elijah Wood reprised his role of Frodo in \"\", the first part of \"The Hobbit\" trilogy (2012–2014). On stage, Frodo was portrayed by James Loye in the three-hour stage production of \"The Lord of the Rings\", which opened in Toronto in 2006, and was brought to London in 2007. In the United States, Frodo was portrayed by Joe Sofranko in the Cincinnati productions of \"The Fellowship of the Ring\" (2001), \"The Two Towers\" (2002)," }, { "docid": "5697313", "title": "Lord of the Rings (board game)", "text": "Teeuwynn Woodruff comments: \"Where Reiner Knizia's \"Lord of the Rings\" board game delivers brilliantly is in conveying this all-important feeling of fellowship through every aspect of its design. In order to beat the game, players must talk to each other, work together, and one or more Hobbits may have to sacrifice themselves so that the Ring-bearer can get to Mount Doom and destroy his dangerous burden. When your group manages to achieve this lofty goal, it's a victory for all. In this, players get to realize, to some degree, the same sense of community that Frodo, Sam, and rest of" }, { "docid": "6195576", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)", "text": "2003 Spike Video Game Awards, \"Return of the King\" was nominated for two awards; \"Best Animation\" and \"Best Game Based on a Movie\". It lost in both categories, to \"\" and \"Enter the Matrix\", respectively. The console version won in two categories at the DICE 2004 awards: \"Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance: Male\" (for Elijah Wood's voice role as Frodo) and \"Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design\". In 2014, IGN included the game in their list of the \"5 Best \"Lord of the Rings\" Video Games.\" Despite the game's receiving general critical acclaim and selling well, Peter Jackson, director of the" }, { "docid": "2460999", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (film series)", "text": "September 2009, the dispute was settled. The success of the \"Lord of the Rings\" trilogy led to Jackson directing a trilogy of prequels based on Tolkien's children's book \"The Hobbit\". The films, which were released between 2012 and 2014, used much of the cast and crew of \"The Lord of the Rings\", including Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian Holm (as older Bilbo), Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom who reprised their roles. Although the \"Hobbit\" films were even more commercially successful than \"The Lord of the Rings\", they received mixed reviews from critics. Numerous video" }, { "docid": "11933930", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Conquest", "text": "of the Rings license, and that was just the center for us on making this game.\" Howard Shore's music, composed for the film trilogy, was used in the game. The film actors reprise their roles in cutscenes, which are archived footage from the film. In-game likenesses are based on their film counterparts. Hugo Weaving reprises his role as Elrond and serves as the game's narrator. All other cast members were replaced by voice doubles. Chris Edgerly voices Aragorn, Crispin Freeman voices Legolas, Martin Jarvis voices the white wizard Gandalf, and Yuri Lowenthal stands in for Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins." } ]
[ { "docid": "7978113", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "the possibility that Bilbo was meant to find the Ring, and that Gollum has an important part to play, the clearest testament to the role of fate in \"The Lord of the Rings.\" Beyond Gandalf's words, the story is structured in such a way that past decisions have a critical influence on current events. For instance, because Bilbo and Frodo spared Gollum, Gollum was able to destroy the Ring by falling into the Crack of Doom while Frodo failed to destroy it. Thus Frodo, who is overpowered by the evil Ring, is saved by coincidence. The role of fate in" }, { "docid": "13447338", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "Frodo Baggins Frodo Baggins is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, and the main protagonist of \"The Lord of the Rings\". Frodo is a hobbit of the Shire who inherits the One Ring from his cousin (referred to as his uncle) Bilbo Baggins and undertakes the quest to destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom. He is also mentioned in Tolkien's posthumously published works, \"The Silmarillion\" and \"Unfinished Tales\". Frodo did not appear until the third draft of \"A Long-Expected Party\" (the first chapter of \"The Lord of the Rings\"), when he was named Bingo (after" }, { "docid": "17954155", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game is produced by Fantasy Flight Games. It is a cooperative game set in the fantasy world of JRR Tolkien's books. The initial time-frame for the game is the 17 years between Bilbo leaving the Shire and Frodo following him. Like other games in Fantasy Flight's Living Card Game line, it has deck construction and regularly released expansions similar to a collectible card game, but without the randomized card distribution. Unlike most card games of this type, it may be played either solitaire or with" }, { "docid": "13447368", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "and \"The Return of the King\" (2003) for Clear Stage Cincinnati. In Chicago, Patrick Blashill played Frodo in the Lifeline Theatre production of \"The Two Towers\" in 1999. Frodo Baggins Frodo Baggins is a fictional character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, and the main protagonist of \"The Lord of the Rings\". Frodo is a hobbit of the Shire who inherits the One Ring from his cousin (referred to as his uncle) Bilbo Baggins and undertakes the quest to destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom. He is also mentioned in Tolkien's posthumously published works, \"The Silmarillion\" and \"Unfinished" }, { "docid": "1485936", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel \"The Lord of the Rings\". It is the second instalment in \"The Lord of the Rings\" film series, preceded by \"\" (2001) and concluding with \"\" (2003). Continuing the plot of \"The Fellowship of the Ring\", the film intercuts three storylines. Frodo and Sam continue their journey towards Mordor to destroy the One Ring, meeting and joined by Gollum, the ring's" }, { "docid": "8473248", "title": "Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "BBC broadcast \"The Lord of the Rings,\" a new, ambitious dramatisation in 26 half-hour instalments. It starred Ian Holm as Frodo Baggins, the protagonist; he would play Bilbo Baggins, his character's cousin/uncle, in the live-action trilogy. In 1992 the German radio stations SDR and WDR broadcast Der Herr der Ringe, a 30-episode adaptation of \"The Lord of the Rings\". In 1999-2000 the Danish radio station Danmarks Radio broadcast \"Eventyret om Ringen\", a Danish language retelling of The Lord of the Rings by Rune T. Kidde. Music by The Tolkien Ensemble, Hedningarna, Sorten Muld and Kim Skovbye. In 2001, 2002 and" }, { "docid": "2393193", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)", "text": "the DVD version has an alternate narration: \"The forces of darkness were driven forever from the face of Middle-Earth by the valiant friends of Frodo. As their gallant battle ended, so, too, ends the first great tale of \"The Lord of the Rings\".\" \"The Lord of the Rings\" was released in a deluxe edition on Blu-ray and DVD on April 6, 2010. \"The Lord of the Rings\" was selected as the 36th greatest animated film by \"Time Out\" magazine, and ranked as the 90th greatest animated film of all time by the Online Film Critics Society. The Lord of the" }, { "docid": "9457792", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Rivendell", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Rivendell The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Rivendell was a video game scheduled to be released in the winter of 1983. . Parker Brothers was set to publish it, and advertised it in their 1982 and 1983 catalogues as a game that would be released on the Atari 2600 and Atari Home Computer. The game was originally advertised under the name \"Lord of the Rings\", and in one case as \"The Lord of the Rings I\" . It was described as an adventure of getting Frodo from the Shire to the door" }, { "docid": "10555879", "title": "Frodo Lives!", "text": "Frodo Lives! \"Frodo Lives!\" was a popular counterculture slogan in the 1960s and 1970s, referring to the character Frodo Baggins from J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel \"The Lord of the Rings\". The term was used frequently in graffiti, buttons, bumper-stickers, T-shirts, and other materials. It was commonly associated with the hippie movement. Other examples of use include a \"Frodo Lives\" album released by Smash Records and merchandising items for the New Line Cinema \"The Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy. The phrase was also displayed during the activation of a computer virus in the early 1990s, in which the" }, { "docid": "7978101", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "into Ringwraiths, undying but not truly living either. \"The Lord of the Rings\" centres around the corrupting influence of the One Ring. This theme is discussed at length by Tom Shippey in chapter III of \"\". In this chapter, titled, \"The Lord of the Rings (2): Concepts of Evil\" (pp 112–160), Shippey notes that what lies at the heart of the story is the assertions made by Gandalf about the power and influence of the One Ring, and the corrupting influence it has on its bearers. Gandalf rejects the Ring after Frodo offers it to him, and this view of" }, { "docid": "7978116", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Jesus Christ in three main characters of \"The Lord of the Rings\": Gandalf, Frodo and Aragorn. While Chausse found \"facets of the personality of Jesus\" in them, Kreeft wrote that \"they exemplify the Old Testament threefold Messianic symbolism of prophet (Gandalf), priest (Frodo), and king (Aragorn).\" Mark Stucky sees this character as a symbol of the resurrection of Christ. \"Moria\", where Gandalf fell, is reminiscent of \"Moriah\", and Christian tradition holds that Mount Moriah, where Isaac was to be sacrificed to God, was the same hill as Mount Calvary, where Christ was crucified – and that the sacrifice of Isaac" }, { "docid": "13447365", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "in Sindarin (another of Tolkien's invented languages) appears to have been \"Iorhael\", which is derived from \"ior\" meaning \"old\" and \"hael\" meaning \"wise\". In \"The Return of the King\" he is also referred to by the name \"Daur\", a Sindarin word meaning \"noble\" (or perhaps \"Wise by experience,\" if it means the same as \"Frodo\" does.) In Ralph Bakshi's 1978 animated version of \"The Lord of the Rings\", Frodo was voiced by Christopher Guard. In the 1980 Rankin/Bass animated version of \"The Return of the King\", made for television, the character was voiced by Orson Bean, who had previously played" }, { "docid": "2812794", "title": "Journeys of Frodo", "text": "Journeys of Frodo \"Journeys of Frodo: An Atlas of J. R. R. Tolkien's\" The Lord of the Rings by Barbara Strachey is an atlas based on the fictional realm of Middle-earth, which traces the journeys undertaken by the characters in Tolkien's epic. The book comprises 51 two-colour maps (a general map of Middle-earth and 50 numbered maps) at various scales, all based on the original \"The Lord of the Rings\" maps drawn by Christopher Tolkien from his father's sketches. Each map is on a right-hand page in landscape format and depicts physical features in black and contour lines in red." }, { "docid": "2812796", "title": "Journeys of Frodo", "text": "the portion of the route indicated, often justifying her topographical decisions with quotes from the book. In some cases she points out discrepancies in the topographical descriptions, occasionally for instance altering the course of a road or a river on the grounds that it would otherwise be inconsistent with Tolkien's other descriptions of the terrain. Christopher Tolkien refers to \"Journeys of Frodo\" a number of times in \"The History of The Lord of the Rings\", often agreeing with Strachey's conclusions, and sometimes disagreeing. Journeys of Frodo \"Journeys of Frodo: An Atlas of J. R. R. Tolkien's\" The Lord of the" }, { "docid": "1485888", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "text": "\"The Hobbit\" and \"The Lord of the Rings\" series intertwine. Saruman's role is enhanced: he is to blame for the blizzard on Caradhras, a role taken from Sauron and/or Caradhras itself in the book. Gandalf's capture by Saruman is also expanded with a fight sequence. The role of Barliman Butterbur at the Prancing Pony is largely removed for time and dramatic flow. In the film Pippin is seen to identify Frodo explicitly with the phrase \"why there's Baggins over there\" whereas in the book Pippin is only telling the tale of Bilbo's disappearance when Strider tells Frodo to create a" }, { "docid": "2460988", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (film series)", "text": "time, who called it \"a masterful piece of filmmaking.\" The film series provoked both positive and negative reaction from fans and scholars of the novels, and was sometimes seen as changing parts Tolkien felt thematically necessary in terms of characters, themes, events and subtlety. Some fans of the book who disagreed with such changes have released fan edits of the films such as \"The Lord of the Rings: The Purist Edition\", which removed many of the changes to bring them closer to the original. Various changes to characters such as Gandalf, Aragorn, Arwen, Denethor, Faramir, Gimli, and Frodo, when considered" }, { "docid": "13447364", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "\"Beowulf\", where it is rendered in Old English as Froda. Tolkien did mention he changed final a's to final o's in male Hobbit names. In the early drafts of \"The Lord of the Rings\" the principal character is called Bingo Baggins; the name Frodo is given to another hobbit. In the drafts of the final chapters of \"The Lord of the Rings\" published by Christopher Tolkien as \"Sauron Defeated\", Gandalf names Frodo \"Bronwe athan Harthad\" (Endurance Beyond Hope) after the destruction of the Ring. Tolkien states that Frodo’s name in the fictional language of Westron was \"Maura Labingi\". His name" }, { "docid": "402241", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "of Bilbo and Gandalf, Frodo sails from the Grey Havens west over the Sea to the Undying Lands to find peace. In the appendices, Sam gives his daughter Elanor the \"Red Book of Westmarch\", which contains the story of Bilbo's adventures and the War of the Ring as witnessed by the hobbits. Sam is then said to have crossed west over the Sea himself, the last of the Ring-bearers. Some characters in \"The Lord of the Rings\" are unequivocal protagonists, and others are absolute antagonists. However despite criticism that the book's characters \"are all either black or white\", some of" }, { "docid": "402285", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "beginning with its publication in the 1950s, but especially throughout the 1960s and 1970s, during which time young people embraced it as a countercultural saga. \"Frodo Lives!\" and \"Gandalf for President\" were two phrases popular amongst United States Tolkien fans during this time. Parodies like the \"Harvard Lampoon\"<nowiki>'</nowiki>s \"Bored of the Rings\", the \"VeggieTales\" episode \"Lord of the Beans\", the \"South Park\" episode \"The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers\", the \"Futurama\" film \"\", \"\" episode \"Lights! Camera! Danger!\", \"The Big Bang Theory\" episode \"The Precious Fragmentation\", and the \"American Dad!\" episode \"The Return of" }, { "docid": "16747496", "title": "Lego The Lord of the Rings (video game)", "text": "the films, such as the Mines of Moria scenes. Each different character has at least one special ability. The characters can also add new items and weapons to their inventory as the story advances, thus adding role-playing elements to the traditional Lego gameplay. There are more than 80 playable characters, including Frodo Baggins, Gandalf, Legolas, and many others to discover and unlock including Tom Bombadil, a character who appears in the books but not in the film trilogy. Unlike in the Lego \"The Lord of the Rings\" sets, the Hobbits appear barefoot like they do in the franchise. The player" }, { "docid": "13447363", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "Inglorion calls him \"Elf-friend\" in acknowledgement of his ability to speak Elvish. After the Council of Elrond he is given the title \"Ring-bearer\". After the fulfilment of the quest bards call him \"Nine-fingered Frodo\" or \"Frodo of the Nine Fingers\", as Gollum had bitten off his finger to take the Ring from him. Frodo is the only prominent hobbit whose name is not explained in Tolkien’s Appendices to \"The Lord of the Rings\". In his letters Tolkien states that it is derived from Old English \"fród\" meaning \"wise by experience\". A character from Norse mythology called Fróði is mentioned in" }, { "docid": "20418485", "title": "Lord of the Rings (Heritage Models)", "text": "the Ralph Bakshi \"The Lord of the Rings\" animated movie. If Bakshi's images of Frodo, Gandalf, and other Middle Earthers made you cringe, you probably won't be overly enthused with Heritage's figures. If, on the other hand, you felt the LOTR movie to be an apt portrayal, you should be rather pleased with the Heritage sets.\" Barton concluded his review by saying, \"If you wish to fight the wars of Middle Earth on your dining room or gaming room table, Heritage's LOTR miniatures, augmented perhaps with figures from your other favorite lines, will give your campaign the most authentic \"Tolkienesque\"" }, { "docid": "7978117", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "foreshadowed that of Christ. The fall of Gandalf, who fell to save his companions, thus parallels the crucifixion of Christ to save the human race. One of the most obvious Christian themes in Tolkien's writings is the resurrection of Gandalf, who had to sacrifice everything—even his years of plans, efforts, and his very hopes that the Dark Lord might be defeated—in order to secure the safety of the Fellowship. Like Jesus who carried his cross for the sins of mankind, Frodo carried a burden of evil on behalf of the whole world. Frodo walks his \"Via Dolorosa\" to Mount Doom" }, { "docid": "1485881", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "text": "Gandalf never arrives, and they are instead aided by a ranger named Strider, a friend of Gandalf's, who escorts them to Rivendell. The hobbits are ambushed by the Ringwraiths, and one stabs Frodo with a cursed Morgul blade. Arwen, an elf and Strider's lover, comes to Frodo's aid and successfully takes him to Rivendell, where he is healed. Frodo meets Gandalf, who escaped Isengard on the back of a giant Eagle. Arwen's father, Lord Elrond, holds a council that decides the Ring must be destroyed in Mount Doom. While the members argue, Frodo volunteers to take the Ring, accompanied by" }, { "docid": "17861501", "title": "J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES video game)", "text": "J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES video game) J.R.R. Tolkien<nowiki>'</nowiki>s The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I is an action role-playing game produced by Interplay Productions for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is an adaptation of \"The Fellowship of the Ring\" by J. R. R. Tolkien. The player begins the game as Frodo Baggins, and progressively acquires the remaining members of the Fellowship; Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, and Gandalf (Boromir strangely only makes a single brief appearance). With the addition of extra controllers and the Super Multitap, the game supported" }, { "docid": "17861505", "title": "J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES video game)", "text": "poor AI and hours of \"lengthy and boring\" fetch quests. J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (SNES video game) J.R.R. Tolkien<nowiki>'</nowiki>s The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I is an action role-playing game produced by Interplay Productions for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is an adaptation of \"The Fellowship of the Ring\" by J. R. R. Tolkien. The player begins the game as Frodo Baggins, and progressively acquires the remaining members of the Fellowship; Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, and Gandalf (Boromir strangely only makes a single brief appearance). With the addition" }, { "docid": "402218", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "The Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel \"The Hobbit\", but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, \"The Lord of the Rings\" is one of the best-selling novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold. The title of the novel refers to the story's main antagonist, the Dark Lord Sauron, who had in an earlier age created the One Ring to rule" }, { "docid": "10276308", "title": "Lord of the Rings (musical)", "text": "the region of Middle-earth known as the Shire, Bilbo Baggins, an eccentric and wealthy Hobbit, celebrates his eleventyhundredth birthday by vanishing from his birthday party, leaving his greatest treasure, a mysterious magic Ring, to his young relative Frodo Baggins (\"Springle Ring\"). The Ring is greatly desired by the Dark Lord Sauron, who could use it to conquer the world, and must be destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom in Sauron's country of Mordor. Frodo and his friends Samwise Gamgee, Merry Brandybuck and Pippin Took set out along the road that leads out of the Shire (\"The Road Goes On\")." }, { "docid": "9457795", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Rivendell", "text": "avoid, especially at night. Frodo can receive helpful bonuses, such as faster movement, by exploring and finding other characters from The Lord of the Rings. The other characters in the game are assumed to be the Sam Gamgee, Aragorn, Gandalf, Tom Bombadil, and Glorfindel, Though due to the low resolution of the Atari 2600 and the lack of an official reference manual, the identities of some of the game characters are debated by players. The game's Glorfindel and Tom Bombadil characters are often interpreted as Legolas and Gimli respectively. A second prototype of the game, labeled \"WIP .17\", was eventually" }, { "docid": "16747497", "title": "Lego The Lord of the Rings (video game)", "text": "can also create their own characters, by travelling to Hobbiton and entering the Hobbit house with the green door, which is Frodo and Bilbo's house, Bag End. The game was not released for Wii U because Traveller's Tales, Lego, and Nintendo were busy completing \"Lego City Undercover\", which was already behind schedule. The Wii version for Europe was delayed until 30 November. The game has also been released for iOS. It was released on 20 October 2013. The gameplay is mostly the same, with minor limitations. Similar to \"Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes\", \"Lego The Lord of the Rings\"" }, { "docid": "402275", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Amazon will be the producer in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and The Tolkien Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Television. According to a 2018 report, it will be the most expensive TV show ever produced. In 1990, Recorded Books published an audio version of \"The Lord of the Rings\", with British actor Rob Inglis – who had previously starred in his own one-man stage productions of \"The Hobbit\" and \"The Lord of the Rings\" – reading. A large-scale musical theatre adaptation, \"The Lord of the Rings\" was first staged in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2006 and opened in London in" }, { "docid": "402235", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "well guarded, so instead they travel to a secret way Gollum knows. On the way, they encounter Faramir, who, unlike his brother Boromir, resists the temptation to seize the Ring. Gollum – who is torn between his loyalty to Frodo and his desire for the Ring – betrays Frodo by leading him to the great spider Shelob in the tunnels of Cirith Ungol. Frodo falls to Shelob's sting. But with the help of Galadriel's gifts, Sam fights off the spider. Believing Frodo to be dead, Sam takes the Ring to continue the quest alone. Orcs find Frodo; Sam overhears them" }, { "docid": "402264", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "reader surveys. In the 2003 \"Big Read\" survey conducted in Britain by the BBC, \"The Lord of the Rings\" was found to be the \"Nation's best-loved book\". In similar 2004 polls both Germany and Australia also found \"The Lord of the Rings\" to be their favourite book. In a 1999 poll of Amazon.com customers, \"The Lord of the Rings\" was judged to be their favourite \"book of the millennium\". \"The Lord of the Rings\" was awarded the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award in 2009. Although \"The Lord of the Rings\" was published in the 1950s, Tolkien insisted that the One" }, { "docid": "6195577", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)", "text": "\"Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy, stated that the video game tie-in for his next film, \"King Kong\", would not be developed by EA but by Ubisoft. Jackson's manager claimed that despite EA saying the filmmakers were heavily involved in the making of the game, the developers were not interested in Jackson's input on the game. Additionally, Jackson had played \"Beyond Good & Evil\", and wanted to work with producer Michel Ancel, who was at Ubisoft. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a" }, { "docid": "6041814", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (video game)", "text": "control Frodo, Aragorn, Legolas, Gandalf and Éowyn. This version would also feature co-op multiplayer through the Game Link Cable. Also on May 16, Ritual Entertainment advertised for staff to work on an unspecified \"Lord of the Rings\" game for Windows, to be published by EA. This was presumed to be a port of the PlayStation 2 version. At the E3 event in May 2002, EA made available a brief playable demo of the PlayStation 2 version, featuring gameplay from the final Helm's Deep level, with Aragorn as the playable character. A non-playable demo of the Game Boy Advance version was" }, { "docid": "1485874", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's \"The Lord of the Rings\" (1954–1955). It is the first instalment in \"The Lord of the Rings series\", and was followed by \"\" (2002) and \"\" (2003), based on the second and third volumes of \"The Lord of the Rings\". Set in Middle-earth, the story tells of the Dark Lord Sauron (Sala Baker), who is seeking the One Ring." }, { "docid": "5259570", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)", "text": "Xbox version of the game would now feature three playable characters; Frodo, Aragorn and Gandalf, as well as multiple NPC allies and twenty-eight types of enemy. They also announced the release date had been pushed back to late 2002. Also in February, Vivendi revealed more about the GBA \"Lord of the Rings, Part I\", explaining it would feature turn-based combat, and all nine members of the fellowship would be controllable at some point. During combat, the player would have the choice to fully control each member of their party, or instead, control only the main player character, and have their" }, { "docid": "402269", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "been adapted for radio four times. In 1955 and 1956, the BBC broadcast \"The Lord of the Rings\", a 13-part radio adaptation of the story. In the 1960s radio station WBAI produced a short radio adaptation. A 1979 dramatization of \"The Lord of the Rings\" was broadcast in the United States and subsequently issued on tape and CD. In 1981, the BBC broadcast \"The Lord of the Rings\", a new dramatization in 26 half-hour instalments. This dramatization of \"The Lord of the Rings\" has subsequently been made available on both tape and CD both by the BBC and other publishers." }, { "docid": "5826302", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II", "text": "agreement gave Electronic Arts the rights to build video games based on \"The Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy. The new deal gives Electronic Arts the opportunity to create video games with original stories tied closely with the \"Lord of the Rings\" universe. In the same announcement, Electronic Arts revealed two games that its EA Los Angeles division would be developing with the license: \"The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II\" for Windows—a sequel to \"\"—and \"\" for the PlayStation Portable. On November 10, 2005, Electronic Arts announced that Hugo Weaving, who played Elrond in the \"Lord" }, { "docid": "10276300", "title": "Lord of the Rings (musical)", "text": "Lord of the Rings (musical) The Lord of the Rings is the most prominent of several theatre adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic high fantasy novel of the same name, with music by A. R. Rahman, Christopher Nightingale and the band Värttinä, and book and lyrics by Matthew Warchus and Shaun McKenna. Set in the world of Middle-earth, \"The Lord of the Rings\" tells the tale of a humble hobbit who is asked to play the hero and undertake a treacherous mission to destroy an evil, magic ring without being seduced by its power. The show was first performed" }, { "docid": "402261", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "that \"the English-speaking world is divided into those who have read \"The Lord of the Rings\" and \"The Hobbit\" and those who are going to read them\". The \"New York Herald Tribune\" also seemed to have an idea of how popular the books would become, writing in its review that they were \"destined to outlast our time\". W. H. Auden, an admirer of Tolkien's writings, regarded \"The Lord of the Rings\" as a \"masterpiece\", further stating that in some cases it outdid the achievement of John Milton's \"Paradise Lost\". \"New York Times\" reviewer Judith Shulevitz criticized the \"pedantry\" of Tolkien's" }, { "docid": "4547285", "title": "The Lord of the Rings Online", "text": "camps or lone NPCs. In addition to regular free updates, six expansion packs have been released: There are six playable races in \"Lord of the Rings Online\": Dwarf, Elf, High Elf, Hobbit, Beorning and Man. Players can choose a male or female sex for each race apart from Dwarves, for whom male is the only playable gender. There are seven classes that can be played in \"The Lord of the Rings Online\", Champion, Guardian, Hunter, Burglar, Captain, Minstrel and Lore-master, with two additional classes () playable in the \"\" expansion. A tenth class, the Beorning, was introduced in Update 15" }, { "docid": "10276310", "title": "Lord of the Rings (musical)", "text": "Arwen's father, Lord Elrond, calls a Council of Elves, Men and Dwarves at which it is decided that Frodo will carry the Ring to Mordor. The Fellowship of the Ring sets out from Rivendell: Frodo and his three fellow Hobbits, Aragorn, the human warrior Boromir, the Elf Legolas, the Dwarf Gimli, and the great wizard Gandalf the Grey. Arwen and the people of Rivendell invoke the holy power of the star Eärendil to protect and guide the Fellowship on its journey (\"Star of Eärendil\"). In the ancient, ruined Dwarf-mines of Moria, Gandalf confronts a Balrog, a monstrous creature of evil," }, { "docid": "2393159", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)", "text": "The Lord of the Rings (1978 film) The Lord of the Rings is a 1978 animated high fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi. It is an adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's high fantasy epic \"The Lord of the Rings\", comprising \"The Fellowship of the Ring\" and the first half of \"The Two Towers\". Set in Middle-earth, the film follows a group of hobbits, elves, men, dwarves, and wizards who form a fellowship. They embark on a quest to destroy the One Ring made by the Dark Lord Sauron, and ensure his destruction. Ralph Bakshi encountered Tolkien's writing early in" }, { "docid": "734598", "title": "Rings of Power", "text": "of three remaining realms of the Eldar. Vilya was used by Elrond in Rivendell, Nenya by Galadriel in Lothlórien, and Narya by Círdan in Lindon. When the Istari, or wizards, arrived about , Círdan gave Narya to Gandalf, who bore it until the end of the Third Age. During the period of \"The Lord of the Rings\", the Three were borne by Elrond, Galadriel, and Gandalf; but until the end of the book their rings are not seen. Only Frodo, the bearer of the One, sees Galadriel's ring, and only when she draws his attention to it. At the end" }, { "docid": "8473239", "title": "Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings \"The Lord of the Rings\", an epic high fantasy novel by the British author J. R. R. Tolkien, set in his fictional world of Middle-earth, has been adapted several times. Three film adaptations of \"The Lord of the Rings\" have been made. The first was \"The Lord of the Rings\" (1978), by animator Ralph Bakshi, the first part of what was originally intended to be a two-part adaptation of the story. The second, \"The Return of the King\" (1980), was a television special by Rankin-Bass. The third was director Peter Jackson's \"The Lord" }, { "docid": "402223", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "inspired, and continues to inspire, artwork, music, films and television, video games, board games, and subsequent literature. Award-winning adaptations of \"The Lord of the Rings\" have been made for radio, theatre, and film. In 2003, it was named Britain's best novel of all time in the BBC's The Big Read. Thousands of years before the events of the novel, the Dark Lord Sauron had forged the One Ring to rule the other Rings of Power and corrupt those who wore them: the nine leaders of Men, the three of Elves and the seven of Dwarves. Sauron was defeated by an" }, { "docid": "402276", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "May 2007. The enormous popularity of Tolkien's work expanded the demand for fantasy fiction. Largely thanks to \"The Lord of the Rings,\" the genre flowered throughout the 1960s, and enjoys popularity to the present day. The opus has spawned many imitators, such as \"The Sword of Shannara\", which Lin Carter called \"the single most cold-blooded, complete rip-off of another book that I have ever read\". \"Dungeons & Dragons\", which popularized the role-playing game (RPG) genre in the 1970s, features many races found in \"The Lord of the Rings,\" most notably halflings (another term for hobbits), elves (who are distinct from" }, { "docid": "402278", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Scrolls\" series of games as well as video games set in Middle-earth itself. Research also suggests that some consumers of fantasy games derive their motivation from trying to create an epic fantasy narrative which is influenced by \"The Lord of the Rings\". In 1965, songwriter Donald Swann, who was best known for his collaboration with Michael Flanders as Flanders & Swann, set six poems from \"The Lord of the Rings\" and one from \"The Adventures of Tom Bombadil\" (\"Errantry\") to music. When Swann met with Tolkien to play the songs for his approval, Tolkien suggested for \"Namárië\" (Galadriel's lament) a" }, { "docid": "402219", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "the other Rings of Power as the ultimate weapon in his campaign to conquer and rule all of Middle-earth. From quiet beginnings in the Shire, a hobbit land not unlike the English countryside, the story ranges across Middle-earth, following the course of the War of the Ring through the eyes of its characters, not only the hobbits Frodo Baggins, Samwise \"Sam\" Gamgee, Meriadoc \"Merry\" Brandybuck and Peregrin \"Pippin\" Took, but also the hobbits' chief allies and travelling companions: the Men, Aragorn, a Ranger of the North, and Boromir, a Captain of Gondor; Gimli, a Dwarf warrior; Legolas Greenleaf, an Elven" }, { "docid": "13012921", "title": "Translation of The Lord of the Rings into Swedish", "text": "the same translator. The translation project attracted great interest from both Tolkien fans and Swedish media in general. In 2007 Andersson published a book called \"Översättarens anmärkningar\" (\"The translator's notes\") based on his diary during the project. Ohlmarks' translations of \"The Lord of the Rings\": Andersson and Olsson's translations of \"The Lord of the Rings\": The various translations of \"The Hobbit\": Translation of The Lord of the Rings into Swedish The translations of \"The Lord of the Rings\" into Swedish have been the subject of controversy. Åke Ohlmarks (1911–1984) was a prolific translator, who during his career published Swedish versions" }, { "docid": "402222", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "as well as earlier fantasy works and Tolkien's experiences in World War I. \"The Lord of the Rings\" in its turn is considered to have had a great effect on modern fantasy; the impact of Tolkien's works is such that the use of the words \"Tolkienian\" and \"Tolkienesque\" have been recorded in the \"Oxford English Dictionary\". The enduring popularity of \"The Lord of the Rings\" has led to numerous references in popular culture, the founding of many societies by fans of Tolkien's works, and the publication of many books about Tolkien and his works. \"The Lord of the Rings\" has" }, { "docid": "402263", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "iron. Here is a book which will break your heart.\" Despite these reviews and its lack of paperback printing until the 1960s, \"The Lord of the Rings\" initially sold well in hardback. In 1957, \"The Lord of the Rings\" was awarded the International Fantasy Award. Despite its numerous detractors, the publication of the Ace Books and Ballantine paperbacks helped \"The Lord of the Rings\" become immensely popular in the United States in the 1960s. The book has remained so ever since, ranking as one of the most popular works of fiction of the twentieth century, judged by both sales and" }, { "docid": "402289", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "recorded under the pseudonym 'Shagrat the Vagrant', before forming a band called Shagrat in 1970. The Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel \"The Hobbit\", but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, \"The Lord of the Rings\" is one of the best-selling novels ever written, with over 150 million copies sold. The title of the novel refers to the story's main antagonist, the" }, { "docid": "2461000", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (film series)", "text": "games were released to supplement the film series. They include: \",\" Pinball, \"\", \"\", , \"\", \"\", \"\", \"\", \"The Lord of the Rings Online\", \"\", \"\", \"\", \"Lego The Lord of the Rings\", \"Guardians of Middle-earth\", \"Lego The Hobbit (video game)\", \"\", and \"\". The Lord of the Rings (film series) The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the novel \"The Lord of the Rings\" by J. R. R. Tolkien. The films are subtitled \"\" (2001), \"\" (2002) and \"\" (2003). They" }, { "docid": "20418484", "title": "Lord of the Rings (Heritage Models)", "text": "Lord of the Rings (Heritage Models) Lord of the Rings is a set of miniatures published by Heritage Models. Heritage Models produced \"Lord of the Rings\" figures licensed by Tolkien Enterprises, including 25mm diorama sets, and 75mm Collector Personalities, Paint 'n' Play sets such as \"Mines of Moria\" and \"Helm's Deep\", a rule set for fantasy miniature gaming titled \"Wizards and Heroes\", and a separate \"Lord of the Rings Painting Guide\". William A. Barton reviewed Heritage's \"Lord of the Rings\" figures in \"The Space Gamer\" No. 34. Barton commented that \"the models for the figures are those representations featured in" }, { "docid": "7978121", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "one man who had given in to temptation can return to the good path and give his life, however ineffectively, for a good cause. Themes of The Lord of the Rings Since the publications of J. R. R. Tolkien's \"The Lord of the Rings\", \"The Hobbit\" and \"The Silmarillion\", a wealth of secondary literature has been published discussing the literary themes and archetypes present in the stories. Tolkien also wrote about the themes of his books in letters to friends, family and fans, and often within the books themselves. In his Foreword to the Second Edition of \"The Lord of" }, { "docid": "20418486", "title": "Lord of the Rings (Heritage Models)", "text": "feel available.\" Lord of the Rings (Heritage Models) Lord of the Rings is a set of miniatures published by Heritage Models. Heritage Models produced \"Lord of the Rings\" figures licensed by Tolkien Enterprises, including 25mm diorama sets, and 75mm Collector Personalities, Paint 'n' Play sets such as \"Mines of Moria\" and \"Helm's Deep\", a rule set for fantasy miniature gaming titled \"Wizards and Heroes\", and a separate \"Lord of the Rings Painting Guide\". William A. Barton reviewed Heritage's \"Lord of the Rings\" figures in \"The Space Gamer\" No. 34. Barton commented that \"the models for the figures are those representations" }, { "docid": "12624652", "title": "Lord of the Rings Adventure Game", "text": "Lord of the Rings Roleplaying Game\" (2002) and \"The One Ring Roleplaying Game\" (2011), were published respectively by Decipher Inc. and Cubicle 7. Except for the original source material, the Decipher and Cubicle 7 games share no link to ICE's \"Lord of the Rings Adventure Game\" and use entirely different rules systems. Lord of the Rings Adventure Game Lord of the Rings Adventure Game is a role-playing game based on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien (specifically \"The Lord of the Rings\" and \"The Hobbit\") under license from Tolkien Enterprises. Iron Crown Enterprises (I.C.E.) published the game until they lost the" }, { "docid": "14397750", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: War in the North", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: War in the North The Lord of the Rings: War in the North is a 2011 action role playing hack and slash video game developed by Snowblind Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. An OS X port was developed and published by Feral Interactive in 2013. It is the first video game based on both J. R. R. Tolkien's 1954 high fantasy novel \"The Lord of the Rings\" and Peter Jackson's film trilogy adaptation released in 2001 (\"\"), 2002 (\"\") and 2003 (\"\"). This is" }, { "docid": "7978118", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "just like Jesus who made his way to Golgotha. As Frodo approaches the Cracks of Doom the Ring becomes a crushing weight as the cross was for Jesus. Samwise Gamgee, Frodo's friend, parallels Simon of Cyrene, who carries Frodo up to Mount Doom - The same way Simon aids Jesus by picking up his cross to Golgotha. When Frodo accomplishes his mission, like Christ, he says \"it is done\". As Christ ascends to heaven, Frodo’s life in Middle-earth comes to an end when he departs to the Undying Lands. The motif of hope is illustrated in Aragorn's successful handling of" }, { "docid": "1489783", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King", "text": "out Sauron's forces and empties Mordor, allowing Frodo and Sam to reach the volcano, but Gollum attacks them just as they reach Mount Doom. Frodo succumbs to the Ring and claims it as his own. Gollum attacks Frodo and bites his finger off to reclaim the Ring. Frodo fights back and knocks Gollum, who is holding the Ring, into the volcano, destroying the Ring and killing Gollum. As Frodo and Sam escape, Sauron is destroyed and Mordor crumbles. Gandalf flies in with eagles to rescue the Hobbits, who awaken later in Minas Tirith and are reunited with the surviving Fellowship" }, { "docid": "13410179", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest", "text": "able to temporarily fend them off, but Frodo (Yuri Lowenthal) is stabbed with a Morgul blade. The party continue towards Rivendell, closely pursued by the Nazgûl, and with Frodo \"passing into shadow.\" They soon encounter Arwen (Jennifer Hale), who takes Frodo and rides on ahead. She crosses the river Bruinen and as the Nazgûl attempt to cross after her, she uses elven magic to cause the river to rise, washing them away. She enters Rivendell, taking Frodo to her father, Elrond (Jim Piddock), who heals him. Meanwhile, a council has been called between the Free Peoples of Middle-earth to determine" }, { "docid": "1489775", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy adventure film co-produced, co-written, and directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's \"The Lord of the Rings\". It is the third and final instalment in \"The Lord of the Rings\" trilogy, following \"\" (2001) and \"\" (2002), preceding \"The Hobbit\" film trilogy (2012–14). Released on 17 December 2003, \"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King\" became one of the most critically and commercially" }, { "docid": "5697314", "title": "Lord of the Rings (board game)", "text": "the Fellowship feels in Middle Earth as they struggle against an overwhelming force, one far more powerful than any of the individuals opposing it. Their incredible strength comes from their unity, and Reiner Knizia's \"Lord of the Rings\" board game reflects that truth beautifully.\" Lord of the Rings (board game) Lord of the Rings is a board game based on the high fantasy novel \"The Lord of the Rings\" by J. R. R. Tolkien. Published in 2000 by Kosmos in Germany, Wizards of the Coast in the U.S., and Parker Brothers in the U.K., the game is designed by Reiner" }, { "docid": "13012917", "title": "Translation of The Lord of the Rings into Swedish", "text": "Translation of The Lord of the Rings into Swedish The translations of \"The Lord of the Rings\" into Swedish have been the subject of controversy. Åke Ohlmarks (1911–1984) was a prolific translator, who during his career published Swedish versions of Shakespeare, Dante and the Qur'an. His translation of \"The Lord of the Rings\", however, was intensely disliked by author J. R. R. Tolkien, more so even than Shuchart's Dutch translation, as is evident from a 1957 letter to Rayner Unwin: Examples singled out by Tolkien in the same letter: Other dubious translations include \"Vattnadal\" \"Water-dale\" for \"Rivendell\", apparently by way" }, { "docid": "10276317", "title": "Lord of the Rings (musical)", "text": "February 4, 2008, and features 18 musical numbers from the show. The CD release was accompanied by a DVD with superior sound quality and DVD bonuses. Disc 2 features an alternative version of \"The Song of Hope (Duet)\" and a slideshow of production images. It does not contain any video material although six official music videos had been filmed. \"The Lord of the Rings\" received mostly negative reviews from critics. Lord of the Rings (musical) The Lord of the Rings is the most prominent of several theatre adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic high fantasy novel of the same" }, { "docid": "9270448", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (pinball)", "text": "The Lord of the Rings (pinball) The Lord of the Rings is a 2003 pinball game designed by George Gomez and distributed by Stern Pinball. It is based on The Lord of the Rings (film series), which was first released in 2001. It features the highest possible score multiplier in pinball to date: During a combined \"Two Towers\" and \"Gollum\" Multiball it is possible to achieve a 84x Jackpot (when scoring seven subsequent combo Jackpot shots, having the 2x scoring Elf gift and the Sméagol phase of Gollum Multiball running at once). This game was re-released in December 2009 as" }, { "docid": "11933916", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Conquest", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: Conquest The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is a 2009 action game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by Electronic Arts. It is derived from \"The Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy, and borrows many gameplay mechanics from Pandemic's \"\" games. The game allows the player to play as both the forces of good and evil, but unlike \"\", the latter option is based around Sauron stopping the One Ring from being destroyed and using it to regain his lost power. Pandemic was aided by Weta Digital in developing the game. They provided many of" }, { "docid": "8473241", "title": "Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Rings\" by Bo Hansson was broadcast in 1971. A Finnish live action television miniseries, \"Hobitit\", was broadcast in 1993 based on the events of \"The Hobbit\" and \"The Lord of the Rings\". Amazon Studios discussed development of a series based on \"The Lord of the Rings\" novels with Warner Bros. Television and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien in late 2017. In November 2017, Amazon announced plans to develop a big-budget, multi-season television episodic adaptation of the franchise in a massive deal said to be close to $250 million. Several musical theatre adaptations have been made based on \"The Lord of" }, { "docid": "11513333", "title": "Translations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Translations of The Lord of the Rings \"The Lord of the Rings\" by J. R. R. Tolkien, written originally in English, has since been translated, with varying degrees of success, into dozens of other languages. Tolkien, an expert in Germanic philology, scrutinized those that were under preparation during his lifetime, and had comments that reflect both the translation process and his work. To aid translators, and because he was unhappy with some choices made by early translators such as Åke Ohlmarks, Tolkien wrote his Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings in 1967 (released publicly in 1975" }, { "docid": "7978094", "title": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Themes of The Lord of the Rings Since the publications of J. R. R. Tolkien's \"The Lord of the Rings\", \"The Hobbit\" and \"The Silmarillion\", a wealth of secondary literature has been published discussing the literary themes and archetypes present in the stories. Tolkien also wrote about the themes of his books in letters to friends, family and fans, and often within the books themselves. In his Foreword to the Second Edition of \"The Lord of the Rings\", Tolkien said that he \"disliked allegory in all its forms\" (using the word \"applicability\" instead), and told those claiming the story was" }, { "docid": "7119241", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Tactics", "text": "The Lord of the Rings: Tactics The Lord of the Rings: Tactics is a tactical role-playing game for the Sony PlayStation Portable. It features characters from \"The Lord of the Rings\" by J. R. R. Tolkien. However, it is a direct adaptation of Peter Jackson's film adaptations, and has characters that resemble the films' depictions of them. \"Tactics\" was published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for the PlayStation Store on September 30, 2009. The gameplay takes place on a grid. The game's characters move at the same time, rather than manipulating each entity individually. Another feature of the" }, { "docid": "9270451", "title": "The Lord of the Rings (pinball)", "text": "triggered before a multiball, thus becoming \"Stacked\". The wizard mode, Valinor Multiball, is said to be one of the hardest to reach to date (only being topped by The Simpsons Pinball Party) as it needs all multiballs to be fully completed, reaching and playing \"There and Back Again...\", collecting all the \"Gifts of the Elves\", and finishing \"Destroy the Ring\". The Lord of the Rings (pinball) The Lord of the Rings is a 2003 pinball game designed by George Gomez and distributed by Stern Pinball. It is based on The Lord of the Rings (film series), which was first released" }, { "docid": "4547306", "title": "The Lord of the Rings Online", "text": "release of Mordor in July 2017 received an 8.5 rating (out of 10) by mmorpg.com. The Lord of the Rings Online The Lord of the Rings Online is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for Microsoft Windows and OS X set in a fantasy universe based upon J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings. It took place during the time period of \"The Lord of the Rings\". It was developed and maintained by Turbine after Jeffrey Anderson secured the rights from Vivendi. It launched in North America, Australia, Japan, and Europe on April 24, 2007. Originally subscription-based, it is free-to-play," }, { "docid": "11933941", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: Conquest", "text": "seems much as though \"the license is really just skinned onto capture the flag\". The Lord of the Rings: Conquest The Lord of the Rings: Conquest is a 2009 action game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by Electronic Arts. It is derived from \"The Lord of the Rings\" film trilogy, and borrows many gameplay mechanics from Pandemic's \"\" games. The game allows the player to play as both the forces of good and evil, but unlike \"\", the latter option is based around Sauron stopping the One Ring from being destroyed and using it to regain his lost power." }, { "docid": "9543180", "title": "The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion", "text": "It is available in both hardcover and paperback. The \"Reader's Companion\" was designed to accompany the revised one-volume 50th anniversary edition of \"The Lord of the Rings\" (Houghton Mifflin, 2004; ). \"The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion\" won the 2006 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies. The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion (2005) is a nonfiction book written by scholars Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull. It is an annotated reference to J. R. R. Tolkien's \"The Lord of the Rings\". Hammond and Scull proceed chapter-by-chapter from the" }, { "docid": "4547253", "title": "The Lord of the Rings Online", "text": "The Lord of the Rings Online The Lord of the Rings Online is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for Microsoft Windows and OS X set in a fantasy universe based upon J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings. It took place during the time period of \"The Lord of the Rings\". It was developed and maintained by Turbine after Jeffrey Anderson secured the rights from Vivendi. It launched in North America, Australia, Japan, and Europe on April 24, 2007. Originally subscription-based, it is free-to-play, with a paid VIP subscription available that provides players various perks. Four of the more" }, { "docid": "8473249", "title": "Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "2003, the three volumes of the \"Lord of the Rings\" were adapted into three annual series of fully cast radio plays. Each series consisted of six episodes. The character of Bilbo Baggins served as the narrator. The eighteen episodes were produced and broadcast as a co-production between the public broadcaster Slovak Radio (now Radio and Television Slovakia) and the private broadcaster Rádio Twist (later known as Rádio Viva). Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings \"The Lord of the Rings\", an epic high fantasy novel by the British author J. R. R. Tolkien, set in his fictional world of Middle-earth," }, { "docid": "11513354", "title": "Translations of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "38 (or 39) languages for which translations of \"\"The Hobbit\" and/or \"The Lord of the Rings\"\" exist: For some of these languages, there is a translation of \"The Hobbit\", but not of \"The Lord of the Rings\". For some languages, there is more than one translation of \"The Lord of the Rings\". These notably include Russian, besides Swedish, Norwegian, German, Polish and Slovenian. In addition to languages mentioned above, there are published translations of the Hobbit into Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Esperanto, Faroese, Georgian, Irish, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, and Persian. Comparatively few translations appeared during Tolkien's lifetime: when Tolkien died on" }, { "docid": "402238", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "Frodo from the tower of Cirith Ungol. They set out across Mordor. Aragorn leads an army of men from Gondor and Rohan to march on the Black Gate to distract Sauron from his true danger. His army is vastly outnumbered by the great might of Sauron. Frodo and Sam reach the edge of the Cracks of Doom, but Frodo cannot resist the Ring any longer. He claims it for himself and puts it on his finger. Gollum suddenly reappears. He struggles with Frodo and bites off Frodo's finger with the Ring still on it. Celebrating wildly, Gollum loses his footing" }, { "docid": "13447357", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "estate, along with the Red Book of Westmarch, to Sam. According to Appendix D of \"The Lord of the Rings\", Frodo’s birthday was made a festival in Minas Tirith. \"The Sea-Bell\" was published in Tolkien's 1962 collection of verse \"The Adventures of Tom Bombadil\" with the sub-heading \"Frodos Dreme\". Tolkien suggests that this enigmatic, narrative poem represents the despairing dreams that visited Frodo in the Shire in the years following the destruction of the Ring. It relates the otherwise unnamed speaker's journey to a mysterious land across the sea, where he tries but fails to make contact with the people" }, { "docid": "1801596", "title": "The History of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "story”. Thereafter Tolkien’s problem was rather one of selecting between alternative accounts, so as to produce the best effect – two episodes in \"Sauron Defeated\" that were eventually deleted being the pardoning of Saruman, and an awards ceremony at the book’s close. The History of The Lord of the Rings The History of The Lord of the Rings is a four-volume work by Christopher Tolkien published between 1988 and 1992 that documents the process of J. R. R. Tolkien's writing of \"The Lord of the Rings\". The \"History\" is also numbered as volumes six to nine of \"The History of" }, { "docid": "1801589", "title": "The History of The Lord of the Rings", "text": "The History of The Lord of the Rings The History of The Lord of the Rings is a four-volume work by Christopher Tolkien published between 1988 and 1992 that documents the process of J. R. R. Tolkien's writing of \"The Lord of the Rings\". The \"History\" is also numbered as volumes six to nine of \"The History of Middle-earth\" (\"HoME\", as below). Some information concerning the appendices and a soon-abandoned sequel to the novel can also be found in volume twelve, \"The Peoples of Middle-earth\". The volumes include: The first volume of \"The History\" encompasses three initial stages of composition" }, { "docid": "13447356", "title": "Frodo Baggins", "text": "Ring. He was taken ill on the anniversaries of his wounding on Weathertop and his poisoning by Shelob. He briefly served as Deputy Mayor of the Shire, but spent most of his time writing the tale of his travels. Two years after the Ring was destroyed, Frodo and Bilbo as Ring-bearers were granted passage to Valinor — where Frodo might find peace. They boarded a ship at the Grey Havens and together with Gandalf, Elrond and Galadriel, the Keepers of the Three Rings, they passed over the sea and departed Middle-earth. Having no children of his own Frodo left his" }, { "docid": "402246", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "in the J. R. R. Tolkien Collection at Marquette University. The influence of the Welsh language, which Tolkien had learned, is summarized in his essay English and Welsh: \"If I may once more refer to my work. The Lord of the Rings, in evidence: the names of persons and places in this story were mainly composed on patterns deliberately modelled on those of Welsh (closely similar but not identical). This element in the tale has given perhaps more pleasure to more readers than anything else in it.\" \"The Lord of the Rings\" developed as a personal exploration by Tolkien of" }, { "docid": "402280", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "in \"Misty Mountain Hop\", and Ringwraiths in \"The Battle of Evermore\". In 1970, the Swedish musician Bo Hansson released an instrumental concept album based on the book titled \"Sagan om ringen\" (translated as \"The Saga of the Ring\", which was the title of the Swedish translation of \"The Lord of the Rings\" at the time). The album was subsequently released internationally as \"Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings\" in 1972. The songs \"Rivendell\" and \"The Necromancer\" by the progressive rock band Rush were inspired by Tolkien. Styx also paid homage to Tolkien on their album \"Pieces of Eight\" with" }, { "docid": "402284", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "\"Journey in the Dark\", and \"Hobbits\". In 1989 the symphony was awarded the Sudler Composition Award, awarded biennially for best wind band composition. The Danish Tolkien Ensemble have released a number of albums that feature the complete poems and songs of \"The Lord of the Rings\" set to music, with some featuring recitation by Christopher Lee. Enya wrote an instrumental piece called \"Lothlórien\" in 1991, and composed two songs for the film \"\"—\"May It Be\" (sung in English and Quenya) and \"Aníron\" (sung in Sindarin). \"The Lord of the Rings\" has had a profound and wide-ranging impact on popular culture," }, { "docid": "402259", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "the Shadow\", \"The Treason of Isengard\", \"The War of the Ring\", and \"Sauron Defeated\". The novel has been translated, with various degrees of success, into at least 56 languages. Tolkien, an expert in philology, examined many of these translations, and made comments on each that reflect both the translation process and his work. As he was unhappy with some choices made by early translators, such as the Swedish translation by Åke Ohlmarks, Tolkien wrote a \"Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings\" (1967). Because \"The Lord of the Rings\" purports to be a translation of the fictitious" }, { "docid": "402221", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "the end. Some editions combine the entire work into a single volume. \"The Lord of the Rings\" has since been reprinted numerous times and translated into 38 languages. Tolkien's work has been the subject of extensive analysis of its themes and origins. Although a major work in itself, the story was only the last movement of a larger epic Tolkien had worked on since 1917, in a process he described as \"mythopoeia\". Influences on this earlier work, and on the story of \"The Lord of the Rings\", include philology, mythology, religion and the author's distaste for the effects of industrialization," }, { "docid": "402250", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "& Unwin, led to the book being offered to Collins in 1950. Tolkien intended \"The Silmarillion\" (itself largely unrevised at this point) to be published along with \"The Lord of the Rings,\" but A&U were unwilling to do this. After Milton Waldman, his contact at Collins, expressed the belief that \"The Lord of the Rings\" itself \"urgently wanted cutting\", Tolkien eventually demanded that they publish the book in 1952. Collins did not; and so Tolkien wrote to Allen and Unwin, saying, \"I would gladly consider the publication of any part of the stuff\", fearing his work would never see the" }, { "docid": "402283", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "also incorporated many Tolkien references into their music. American heavy metal band Megadeth released two songs titled \"This Day We Fight!\" and \"How the Story Ends\", which were both inspired by \"The Lord of the Rings\". German folk metal band Eichenschild is named for Thorin Oakenshield, a character in \"The Hobbit\", and naturally has a number of Tolkien-themed songs. They are not to be confused with the '70s folk rock band Thorin Eichenschild. In 1988, Dutch composer and trombonist Johan de Meij completed his \"Symphony No. 1 \"The Lord of the Rings\",\" which encompassed 5 movements, titled \"Gandalf\", \"Lothlórien\", \"Gollum\"," }, { "docid": "402271", "title": "The Lord of the Rings", "text": "of the Beatles. British director John Boorman also tried to make an adaptation of \"The Lord of the Rings\" for United Artists in 1970. After the script was written, which included many changes to the story and the characters, the production company scrapped the project, thinking it too expensive and too risky. Two film adaptations of the book have been made. The first was \"J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings\" (1978), by animator Ralph Bakshi, the first part of what was originally intended to be a two-part adaptation of the story; it covers \"The Fellowship of the" } ]
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What is the capital of Laos?
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[ { "docid": "5144607", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "a number of crafts for the tourist industry around Luang Prabang. Laos has a 21% urban concentration, with the largest city being capital of Vientiane (est. 500,000 population). The rate of urbanization is growing in Laos but is considerably lower than any of the bordering countries of Vietnam, Thailand or Cambodia. Most of the Lao population is agrarian. The ancient capital of Lan Xang, which is today’s capital of Vientiane, was thoroughly destroyed as a consequence of the Annouvong Rebellion of the 1820s. As part of French Indochina, the ancient capital was rebuilt as a conscious political statement to both" }, { "docid": "5561266", "title": "National University of Laos", "text": "National University of Laos The National University of Laos (NUOL) is a university in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Founded in 1996, with departments brought in from other existing colleges, it is the only national university in the country. The NUOL accepts students from all over Laos, along with international students. The university is a partner of the Greater Mekong Sub-region Academic and Research Network (GMSARN) and ASEAN University Network (AUN). National University of Laos \"NUOL\" was established by merging the higher education institutes which were under the supervision of several ministries into one university under the Ministry of Education" }, { "docid": "5561271", "title": "National University of Laos", "text": "e-Learning has been being done in NUOL. National University of Laos The National University of Laos (NUOL) is a university in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Founded in 1996, with departments brought in from other existing colleges, it is the only national university in the country. The NUOL accepts students from all over Laos, along with international students. The university is a partner of the Greater Mekong Sub-region Academic and Research Network (GMSARN) and ASEAN University Network (AUN). National University of Laos \"NUOL\" was established by merging the higher education institutes which were under the supervision of several ministries into" }, { "docid": "3201056", "title": "Provinces of Laos", "text": "Provinces of Laos Laos is divided into provinces (Lao ແຂວງ, , \"khoeng\", \"qwang\" or \"khoueng\") and 1 prefecture (kampheng nakhon) plus the Vientiane Capital city municipality (ນະຄອນຫຼວງ, nakhon louang, or \"Na Kone Luang Vientiane\"). The special administrative zone (ເຂດພິເສດ, \"khet phiset\"), Xaisomboun, created in 1994, was dissolved on January 13, 2006. In 2013, parts of the former special administrative zone was reestablished as Xaisomboun Province. The population of each province in 2005 is given in the census data, ranging from the largest (Savannakhet) to smallest (Sekong). In 1989 Vientiane prefecture was split from Vientiane province and the capital of Vientiane" }, { "docid": "234197", "title": "Demographics of Laos", "text": "Demographics of Laos This article is about the demographic features of the population of Laos, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Laos' population was estimated at about /1e6 round 2 million in , dispersed unevenly across the country. Most people live in valleys of the Mekong River and its tributaries. Vientiane Prefecture, which includes Vientiane, the capital and largest city of the country, had about 569,000 residents in 1999. The country's population density is 23.4/km. In March 2005, the total population was 5.62 million (2.82 million" }, { "docid": "234204", "title": "Demographics of Laos", "text": "Lao (official), French, English, Vietnamese, and various ethnic languages Literacy: <br>\"definition:\" age 15 and over can read and write <br>\"total population:\" 73% <br>\"male:\" 83% <br>\"female:\" 63% (2005 est.) Demographics of Laos This article is about the demographic features of the population of Laos, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Laos' population was estimated at about /1e6 round 2 million in , dispersed unevenly across the country. Most people live in valleys of the Mekong River and its tributaries. Vientiane Prefecture, which includes Vientiane, the capital and" }, { "docid": "234214", "title": "Economy of Laos", "text": "Kunming, China to Vientiane, Laos. The country opened a stock exchange, the Lao Securities Exchange in 2011, and has become a rising regional player in its role as a hydroelectric power supplier to neighbors such as China, Vietnam and Thailand. In the current period, the economy of Laos relies largely on foreign direct investment to attract the capital from overseas to support its continual economic rigorousness. Despite rapid growth, Laos remains one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia. A landlocked country, it has inadequate infrastructure and a largely unskilled work force. Nonetheless, Laos continues to attract foreign investment as" }, { "docid": "7097105", "title": "French Protectorate of Laos", "text": "Laotian territory and gave the territory its modern-day name of Laos. Following Siam's acceptance of the ultimatum, to cede the lands east of the Mekong including its islands, the Protectorate of Laos was officially established and the administrative capital moved from Luang Prabang to Vientiane. However, Luang Prabang remained the seat of the royal family, whose power was reduced to figureheads while the actual power was transferred over to French officials including the vice consulate and Resident-General. In January 1896, France and the United Kingdom signed an accord recognising the border between French Laos and British Burma. In 1898, Laos" }, { "docid": "234012", "title": "Laos", "text": "King Sisavang Vong of Luang Phrabang became ruler of a unified Laos and Vientiane once again became the capital. Laos never had any importance for France other than as a buffer state between Thailand and the more economically important Annam and Tonkin. During their rule, the French introduced the corvée, a system that forced every male Lao to contribute 10 days of manual labour per year to the colonial government. Laos produced tin, rubber, and coffee, but never accounted for more than one percent of French Indochina's exports. By 1940, around 600 French citizens lived in Laos. Under the French" }, { "docid": "234170", "title": "Geography of Laos", "text": "in Lao, or the swidden cultivation system practiced in the hills. Laos has a smaller population than most countries in South East Asia. The first comprehensive national population census of Laos was taken in 1985; it recorded a population of about 3.57 million. In 1987, the population was officially stated as 3,830,000 and the capital city, Vientiane, had a population of 120,000. The annual growth was estimated at between 2.6 and 3.0 percent. The national birth rate is estimated at about forty-five per 1,000, while the dead rate estimates at around sixteen per 1,000. The fertility rates are higher between" }, { "docid": "18657924", "title": "Military Regions of Laos", "text": "at Vientiane and later at Long Tieng northwest of the Plain of Jars in the Xiangkhoang Province, the MR 2 covered the North-eastern Laos. Its original military commander in 1955 was Major (later, General) Sang Kittarath, replaced in mid-1962 by Colonel Khamkong Bouddavong. It was later placed under the command of Major-General Vang Pao, the Hmong (Meo) guerrilla war hero of Laos. The provinces of Military Region 3 (French: \"Région Militaire 3\") are mapped and listed below. Headquartered at Savannakhet, capital of Savannakhet Province, the MR 3 covered the Upper Laotian Panhandle in central Laos. Its original commanding officer in" }, { "docid": "234009", "title": "Laos", "text": "1373, where he died. Fa Ngum's eldest son, Oun Heuan, ascended to the throne under the name Samsenthai and reigned for 43 years. Lan Xang became an important trade centre during Samsenthai's reign, but after his death in 1421 it collapsed into warring factions for 100 years. In 1520, Photisarath came to the throne and moved the capital from Luang Prabang to Vientiane to avoid a Burmese invasion. Setthathirat became king in 1548, after his father was killed, and ordered the construction of what became the symbol of Laos, That Luang. Setthathirat disappeared in the mountains on his way back" }, { "docid": "234014", "title": "Laos", "text": "ambitious plan to move massive Vietnamese population to three key areas, i.e. the Vientiane Plain, Savannakhet region, Bolaven Plateau, which was only discarded by Japanese invasion of Indochina. Otherwise, according to Martin Stuart-Fox, the Lao might well have lost control over their own country. During World War II in Laos, Vichy France, fascist Thailand, Imperial Japan, Free France, and Chinese nationalist armies occupied Laos. On 9 March 1945, a nationalist group declared Laos once more independent, with Luang Prabang as its capital but on 7 April 1945 two battalions of Japanese troops occupied the city. The Japanese attempted to force" }, { "docid": "234139", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "of the alliance against Germany and Austria-Hungary that fought the First World War. The agreement established respective spheres of influence in Southeast Asia, although French territorial claims would continue until 1907 in Cambodia. The French Protectorate of Laos established two and at times three administrative regions governed from Vietnam in 1893. It was not until 1899 that Laos became centrally administered by a single Resident Superieur based in Savannakhet, and later in Vientiane. The French chose to establish Vientiane as the colonial capital for two reasons, firstly it was more centrally located between the central provinces and Luang Prabang, and" }, { "docid": "234004", "title": "Laos", "text": "the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), East Asia Summit and La Francophonie. Laos applied for membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1997; on 2 February 2013, it was granted full membership. It is a one-party socialist republic espousing Marxism–Leninism governed by the Lao People's Revolutionary Party, in which the party leadership is dominated by military figures. The capital and largest city is Vientiane. Other major cities include Luang Prabang, Savannakhet and Pakse. The official language is Lao. Laos is a multi-ethnic country, with the politically and culturally dominant Lao people making up about" }, { "docid": "234067", "title": "Laos", "text": "a median age of 21.6 years. Laos's population was estimated at /1e6 round 1 million in , dispersed unevenly across the country. Most people live in valleys of the Mekong River and its tributaries. Vientiane prefecture, the capital and largest city, had about 740,010 residents in 2008. The country's population density was 27/km. The people of Laos are often considered by their altitudinal distribution (lowlands, midlands and upper high lands) as this approximates ethnic groups. More than half of the nation's population is ethnic Lao—the principal lowland inhabitants, and the politically and culturally dominant people of Laos. The Lao belong" }, { "docid": "16944038", "title": "Vietnamese people in Laos", "text": "of Vietnam\" stated 30,000. \"Ethnologue\"' states that there are 79,000 Vietnamese speakers in Laos. In the Laotian capital of Vientiane, the Nguyen Du Kindergarten and Elementary School enrolls 2,000 students of both Vietnamese and Lao origin, providing them with an education using Vietnamese as the medium of instruction. Another organisation is the Association of Vietnamese People in Laos \"(Tổng hội người Việt Nam tại Lào)\", which has organised various activities such as football games between Vietnamese and Lao people, as well as collecting donations for charitable activities. Vietnamese people in Laos There is a large community of Vietnamese people in" }, { "docid": "19778945", "title": "Freedom of the press in Laos", "text": "service providers must submit quarterly reports and provide article links to the government to facilitate monitoring. People and internet service providers who violate controls will be punished, and online criticism of the government and the Communist Party is prohibited. The government does not block major foreign news sources and it is unable to control blogging or the establishment of new websites. Though international news from foreign news sources have limited exposure in Laos, foreign publications are difficult to find outside its capital, Vientiane. \"Newsweek\", \"The Economist\", \"Time\" and \"the Bangkok Post\" are available in Vientiane minimarkets. In 2011, the Vietnamese" }, { "docid": "234001", "title": "Laos", "text": "four centuries as one of the largest kingdoms in Southeast Asia. Due to Lan Xang's central geographical location in Southeast Asia, the kingdom became a popular hub for overland trade, becoming wealthy economically as well as culturally. After a period of internal conflict, Lan Xang broke off into three separate kingdoms—Luang Phrabang, Vientiane and Champasak. In 1893, it became a French protectorate, with the three territories uniting to form what is now known as the country of Laos. It briefly gained freedom in 1945 after Japanese occupation, but was recolonised by France until it won autonomy in 1949. Laos became" }, { "docid": "7097032", "title": "History of Laos since 1945", "text": "Champassak family. He commanded this area for almost a decade and a half until finally replaced by the author, Brigadier General Soutchay Vongsavanh, in July 1971. Military Region V contained Borikhane and Vientiane Provinces, the capital province of Laos, was headquartered at Chinaimo Army Camp and was led by Major General Kouprasith Abhay until he was replaced by Brigadier General Thongligh Chokbeng Boun in July 197l Between 1964 and 1968 the conflict in Laos was essentially between the US-supported government forces and the Pathēt Lao, backed by North Vietnam. The Pathēt Lao in these years was not a real threat" }, { "docid": "17420474", "title": "Presidential Palace (Laos)", "text": "the Vientiane suburb of Ban Phonthan. The palace is lit up in the evening and offers a great opportunity for night photography. Presidential Palace (Laos) The Presidential Palace is the official residence of the President of Laos, who, informally, also holds the position of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. It is located on the banks of the Mekong River in the capital city, Vientiane. Located near Sisaket Temple in the junction of Lane Xang Avenue and Settathirath Road, the building was first started in 1973 by the then Royal Lao Government on the grounds that used to" }, { "docid": "17420472", "title": "Presidential Palace (Laos)", "text": "Presidential Palace (Laos) The Presidential Palace is the official residence of the President of Laos, who, informally, also holds the position of General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. It is located on the banks of the Mekong River in the capital city, Vientiane. Located near Sisaket Temple in the junction of Lane Xang Avenue and Settathirath Road, the building was first started in 1973 by the then Royal Lao Government on the grounds that used to house the royal residence. It was designed by local architect Khamphoung Phonekeo but due to political change brought about by the takeover" }, { "docid": "5144610", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "of That Luang an important stupa for Buddhist pilgrimage, the Haw Phra Kaew which formerly housed the Emerald Buddha, Wat Sisaket which was built by King Annouvong in the Bangkok style and was spared destruction in the 1820s, and Wat Xieng Thong which was built in 1560 when the capital of Lan Xang was moved to Vientiane. There are three distinct types of temple construction in Laos depending on the region and the age of the temple. The Luang Prabang style of temple is best exemplified by Wat Xieng Thong, which shows a low sweeping tiered roof. The Vientiane style" }, { "docid": "234235", "title": "Transport in Laos", "text": "part of the new railway line started operations. It spans from Yuxi, south of Kunming, capital of China's southern Yunnan province, to Mengzi on the route to the Vietnamese border, and is mainly intended for freight transport with a maximum speed of . The new line replaces the 100-year-old, Kunming-Haiphone line, which had a speed of just . On 2 December 2015, Laos with China officially began about the construction of a railway from Vientiane to the Chinese border. The railway will stretch , from the Laos-China borderline in Phongsaly Province to Vientiane. The rail will be connected with the" }, { "docid": "19778946", "title": "Freedom of the press in Laos", "text": "\"Nhân Dân\" (The People) and the Chinese \"Xinhua News Agency\" were allowed to open bureaus in Vientiane. The indicative relationship between media and government protects journalists to some extent, since media needs approval before publication and their news sources are mostly government. Now there are three known journalists imprisoned in Laos due to violations of the media law. Freedom of the press in Laos Laos has one of the most restrictive media environments in the world. In 2016, Reporters Without Borders ranked Laos 173 out of 179 on its annual Press Freedom Index, behind countries such as Cuba and Iran." }, { "docid": "234212", "title": "Politics of Laos", "text": "plural): Attapu, Bokeo, Borikhamxay, Champassack, Houaphan, Khammouane, Louang Namtha, Luangphabang, Oudomxay, Phongsaly, Saravane, Savannakhet, Saysomboune, Sekong, Vientiane*, Vientiane, Sayaboury, Xieng Khouang. Politics of Laos The politics of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (commonly known as Laos) takes place in the framework of a one-party socialist republic. The only legal political party is the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The \"de jure\" head of state is President Bounnhang Vorachith, who also is LPRP general secretary making him the \"de facto\" leader of Laos. The head of government is Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. Government policies are determined by the party through the" }, { "docid": "234025", "title": "Laos", "text": "the northwestern border with the Thai highlands. There are two plateaux, the Xiangkhoang in the north and the Bolaven Plateau at the southern end. The climate is tropical and influenced by the monsoon pattern. There is a distinct rainy season from May to November, followed by a dry season from December to April. Local tradition holds that there are three seasons (rainy, cold and hot) as the latter two months of the climatologically defined dry season are noticeably hotter than the earlier four months. The capital and largest city of Laos is Vientiane and other major cities include Luang Prabang," }, { "docid": "20301179", "title": "Miss Universe Laos", "text": "National Convention Center in Vientiane, Laos. 10 contestants competed for the title of Miss Universe Laos 2017: Miss Universe Laos Miss Universe Laos (in Lao: ມີສຢູນີເວີສ ລາວ) is a national Beauty pageant in Laos. Miss Universe Laos was founded in 2015 by TV Lao Network, which is the current franchise holder of Miss Universe in Laos. <nowiki> </nowiki>The Miss Laos company holds a separate national pageant, the Miss Universe Laos competition. The winner will be the official representative of Laos at the Miss Universe beauty pageant. The pageant is broadcast live on TV Lao HD. Color key Miss Universe Laos" }, { "docid": "234231", "title": "Transport in Laos", "text": "in Hà Tĩnh Province, which would provide landlocked Laos with access to the South China Sea. According to plans established by ASEAN, the line may also be extended via Thakhek all the way to the Laotian capital Vientiane. Both Laos and Thailand have expressed interest in the project as a shorter export gateway to the Pacific Ocean. By 2012, the Thakhek project was not in the news anymore; but a project for another, somewhat more southern, line to Vietnam, now from Savannakhet, was announced instead. An agreement for the construction of this , $5 billion line, was signed on Nov" }, { "docid": "20947087", "title": "Geology of Laos", "text": "surface. The Yunnan-Malay fold belt originated from closure of two sedimentary basins and is a prominent feature. Only a few major intrusions are known such as Early Triassic granodiorite near Pak Lay and gabbro near Sayaboury. Laos has small amounts of tin, gypsum, limestone and coal and previously has alluvial sapphire, copper and salt mining. The country has extensive salt and gypsum deposits as well as potash near Vientiane, possible bauxite on the Bolovens Plateau and some iron deposits. Laterite deposits contain some cassiterite. Geology of Laos The geology of Laos includes poorly defined oldest rocks. Marine conditions persisted for" }, { "docid": "19748293", "title": "Martyrs of Laos", "text": "their approval to the cause on 27 November 2014 while the C.C.S. also voted in favor on 2 June 2015. Pope Francis confirmed the group were martyrs on 5 June 2015 and approved their beatification. The beatification was celebrated in Vientiane Cathedral on 11 December 2016 in which Cardinal Orlando Quevedo presided on the pope's behalf. The current postulator for both these causes is the Rev. Thomas Kosterkamp. Martyrs of Laos The Blessed Martyrs of Laos are seventeen Catholic priests and professed religious as well as one lay young man venerated as martyrs killed in Laos between 1954 and 1970" }, { "docid": "1641560", "title": "Kingdom of Laos", "text": "they advanced on to Vientiane. On 2 December 1975 in Vientiane, Prince Vong Savang submitted the letter of abdication of King Savang Vatthana to the Pathet Lao. The Lao People's Democratic Republic was established with Prince Souphanouvong as President. Kaysone Phomvihane acted as Prime Minister and Secretary-General of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party. About 30,000 to 40,000 citizens and members of the old government, including the royal family, were taken to re-education camps in remote areas of Laos after the coup. Kingdom of Laos The Kingdom of Laos was a constitutional monarchy that ruled Laos beginning with its independence on" }, { "docid": "234082", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "occurred after the eighth century of the common era. The modern nation-state Laos emerged from the French Colonial Empire as an independent country in 1953. Laos exists in truncated form from the thirteenth century Lao kingdom of Lan Xang. Lan Xang existed as a unified kingdom from 1357–1707, divided into the three rival kingdoms of Luang Prabang, Vientiane, and Champasak from 1707–1779, fell to Siamese suzerainty from 1779–1893, and was reunified under the French Protectorate of Laos in 1893. The borders of the modern state of Laos were established by the French colonial government in the late 19th and early" } ]
[ { "docid": "18611902", "title": "Capital punishment in Laos", "text": "execution in Laos took place in 1989. Capital punishment in Laos Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Laos. Crimes that are punishable by execution include murder; terrorism; drug trafficking; drug possession; robbery; kidnapping; obstructing an officer in the performance of his public duties and causing his death or causing him physically disabled; disrupting industry, trade, agriculture or other economic activities with the intent of undermining the national economy; treason and espionage. Executions are carried out by a firing squad. In March 2009, the government of Laos reported to Amnesty International that at the end of 2008, there were 85" }, { "docid": "18611901", "title": "Capital punishment in Laos", "text": "Capital punishment in Laos Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Laos. Crimes that are punishable by execution include murder; terrorism; drug trafficking; drug possession; robbery; kidnapping; obstructing an officer in the performance of his public duties and causing his death or causing him physically disabled; disrupting industry, trade, agriculture or other economic activities with the intent of undermining the national economy; treason and espionage. Executions are carried out by a firing squad. In March 2009, the government of Laos reported to Amnesty International that at the end of 2008, there were 85 people on death row. The last known" }, { "docid": "234090", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "polity Chenla. Chenla occupied large areas of modern-day Laos as it accounts for the earliest kingdom on Laotian soil. The capital of early Chenla was Shrestapura which was located in the vicinity of Champasak and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wat Phu. Wat Phu is a vast temple complex in southern Laos which combined natural surroundings with ornate sandstone structures, which were maintained and embellished by the Chenla peoples until 900 CE, and were subsequently rediscovered and embellished by the Khmer in the 10th century. By the 8th century CE Chenla had divided into “Land Chenla” located in Laos," }, { "docid": "16185439", "title": "Route 3 (Laos)", "text": "Route 3 (Laos) Route 3 is an important link in the north of Laos between China and Thailand. The 197 km route begins in the provincial capital Luang Namtha, Louang Namtha Province, Laos. It runs southwestwards reaching the provincial capital of Ban Houayxay, Bokeo Province, on river Mekong. On completion of the Fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge it will end there. China is interested in improving traffic routes to Southeast Asia, to be financed with together with Thailand. China has the main share in the expansion of highways in Laos. The Laotian section is part of the Kunming–Bangkok Expressway, which is" }, { "docid": "16185440", "title": "Route 3 (Laos)", "text": "part of the Asian Highway AH3. Route 3 (Laos) Route 3 is an important link in the north of Laos between China and Thailand. The 197 km route begins in the provincial capital Luang Namtha, Louang Namtha Province, Laos. It runs southwestwards reaching the provincial capital of Ban Houayxay, Bokeo Province, on river Mekong. On completion of the Fourth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge it will end there. China is interested in improving traffic routes to Southeast Asia, to be financed with together with Thailand. China has the main share in the expansion of highways in Laos. The Laotian section is part" }, { "docid": "234140", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "secondly the French were aware of the symbolic importance of rebuilding the former capital of the Lan Xang Kingdom which the Siamese had destroyed. As part of French Indochina both Laos and Cambodia were seen as a source of raw materials and labor for the more important holdings in Vietnam. French colonial presence in Laos was light; the Resident Superieur was responsible for all colonial administration from taxation to justice and public works. The French maintained a military presence in the colonial capital under the \"Garde Indigene\" made up of Vietnamese soldiers under a French commander. In important provincial cities" }, { "docid": "17979462", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "Xang period to the modern day. The oldest monastic school in Laos was founded by King Vixun in 1503. Throughout the areas of what are today southeast Myanmar, the Xipsongpanna in China, north and northeast Thailand, northwest Vietnam, and Laos it was common for monks, texts and even complete libraries to move between monasteries. Kingship in Laos, and Southeast Asia generally, was reinforced and legitimized by sponsorship of the sangha and acts of religious merit. In return, the most prolific teachers with royal sponsorship attracted wealthy patrons, artists, and pilgrims. As a result of itinerant monks, Buddhist texts in Laos" }, { "docid": "12913700", "title": "Électricité du Laos", "text": "included frontier markets private equity firm Leopard Capital, Thai energy company Ratchaburi Holding, Thai state-owned bank Krung Thai Bank, and Vietnamese investment firm Dragon Capital. Despite the LSX's limited liquidity, at the end of its first week of trading, EDL-Gen was up 30% from the IPO price at 5,600 Lao kip (LAK) ($0.69). 'Providing electricity to poor rural provinces of Lao PDR', article at World Bank retrieved 14 Jan 2008 Électricité du Laos Électricité du Laos \"(EDL)\" is the state corporation of Laos that owns and operates the country's electricity generation, electricity transmission and electricity distribution assets. The company also" }, { "docid": "11884247", "title": "CIA activities in Laos", "text": "Thong. In 1971 three journalists made it to Laos, uncovered the secret air base and attempted to expose Long Cheng to the public. Their discovery, however, did not make the front page news. US citizens were told that the US military was conducting a humanitarian mission in Laos. The media fabricated stories about the US building hospitals and providing development aid to Laos. While secret Air strikes were taken place in the provinces of Laos, Americans in the capital of Laos were unaware of the situation. The US Spent four hundred fifty four million dollar in aid to the capital" }, { "docid": "16654249", "title": "The Megaliths of Upper Laos", "text": "The Megaliths of Upper Laos The Megaliths of Upper Laos (orig. French: \"Les Megaliths du Haut Laos\") is a 1930 work of archaeology by Madeleine Colani, examining and cataloging approximately ten thousand megaliths in Upper Laos. Prior to Colani's work, the megaliths were considered among the more mysterious megaliths. Colani, after reviewing the Plain of Jars for decades, cataloged the megaliths and argued \"convincingly\" in \"The Megaliths of Upper Laos\" that they were urns, used in Bronze Age funerary rites. \"The Megaliths of Upper Laos\", a two-volume, 600-page work that both cataloged and described the artifacts, and presented Colani's theories" }, { "docid": "234155", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "formed in 1957. The coalition government collapsed in 1958. In 1960 Captain Kong Le staged a coup when the cabinet was away at the royal capital of Luang Prabang and demanded reformation of a neutralist government. The second coalition government, once again led by Souvanna Phouma, was not successful in holding power. Rightist forces under General Phoumi Nosavan drove out the neutralist government from power later that same year. The North Vietnamese invaded Laos between 1958–1959 to create the Ho Chi Minh Trail. A second Geneva conference, held in 1961–62, provided for the independence and neutrality of Laos, but the" }, { "docid": "234128", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "in the Isan region and were considered that \"cha loei\" or “war slaves” who were to serve as serfs in underpopulated areas for the Thai elite. The result changed the demographics and cultural traditions of Thailand and Laos and continues today with a five-fold disparity between the ethnic Lao living on the West Bank of the Mekong and those left in the East in what is today Laos. Although slavery existed in Lao areas before the rebellion in 1828, the defeat and subsequent removal of most ethnic Lao left a depopulated and vulnerable position for the remaining people of the" }, { "docid": "7560498", "title": "Catholic Church in Laos", "text": "of the common episcopal conference of Laos and (Indochinese neighbour) Cambodia. The Holy See has an Apostolic Delegation (papal diplomatic legation of lower rank than an embassy) to Laos. The delegation, however, is based in Bangkok, the capital of neighbouring Thailand. The papal legation to Laos is vested in the Apostolic nuncio to Thailand (as are also the papal legations to Cambodia and Myanmar). On 1899.05.04 the Apostolic Vicariate of Laos was established on territory split off from the Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Siam; it would on 1950.12.21 be renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Thare, after its new see in" }, { "docid": "7097108", "title": "French Protectorate of Laos", "text": "feared would have eventually led to a French annexation of Siam, upsetting the region's balance of power. Within French Administration in 1904, despite Cambodia's historical claim, Laos ceded Stung Treng Province in exchange of the royal capital of Champassak which was temporally under Cambodia's Administration. In addition, prior to the Holy Man's Rebellion, the province of Kontum and Pleiku was placed under the French Protectorate of Annam. Having been unsuccessful in their grand plan to annex Siam and with Laos being the least populated of its Indochinese possessions (the population was estimated to be 470,000 in 1900) and lacking seaports" }, { "docid": "16654250", "title": "The Megaliths of Upper Laos", "text": "as to their origin and use, has been described as Colani's \"great contribution to archaeological literature\". The book brought the megaliths to the broader attention of the Western public and scholarly community. The Megaliths of Upper Laos The Megaliths of Upper Laos (orig. French: \"Les Megaliths du Haut Laos\") is a 1930 work of archaeology by Madeleine Colani, examining and cataloging approximately ten thousand megaliths in Upper Laos. Prior to Colani's work, the megaliths were considered among the more mysterious megaliths. Colani, after reviewing the Plain of Jars for decades, cataloged the megaliths and argued \"convincingly\" in \"The Megaliths of" }, { "docid": "9406939", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when the Arab militia, referred to as \"murahaleen\" (which is Arabic for the deported), wipes out his Dinka village, Marial Bai. During the assault, he loses sight" }, { "docid": "9406947", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "That Happens Will Happen Today\". Tom Tykwer plans to adapt the novel into a film. In 2009, the novel received the Prix Médicis étranger in France. What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when" }, { "docid": "234102", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "of conquests by Fa Ngum. From 1353–1560 the capital of Lan Xang was Luang Prabang (known alternately as \"Muang Sua\" and \"Xieng Dong Xieng Thong\"). Under successive kings the kingdom expanded its sphere of influence over an area that now incorporates all of modern Laos, the Sipsong Chu Tai of Vietnam, Sipsong Panna of Southern China, Khorat Plateau region of Thailand, and the Stung Treng region of Northern Cambodia. Lan Xang existed as a sovereign kingdom for over 350 years. The first serious foreign invasion came from the Dai Viet in 1479, which was defeated, though leaving the capital of" }, { "docid": "10140164", "title": "Wildlife of Laos", "text": "siamensis\") is found in the rivers and swamps and is critically endangered. The elongated tortoise (\"Indotestudo elongata\") is found in Laos, as well as two species of turtle, the Amboina box turtle (\"Cuora amboinensis\") and Cantor's giant softshell turtle (\"Pelochelys cantorii\"). Amphibians are plentiful in Laos, with some only recently being discovered, including many frogs and the Upper Laos caecilian (\"Ichthyophis laosensis\"), Laos warty newt (\"Paramesotriton laoensis\") and Laos knobby newt (\"Tylototriton notialis\"). The Mekong giant catfish (\"Pangasianodon gigas\") is a critically endangered species of fish found in the Mekong River. A number of loaches and guppies are endemic to" }, { "docid": "2105828", "title": "Music of Laos", "text": "Music of Laos Music of Laos mainly refers to the music of the Lao people, a Tai ethnic group, although it can include other ethnic groups living in Laos. The traditional music of Laos has similarities with the traditional music of Thailand and Cambodia, including the names of the instruments and influences and developments. To categorize Lao music, it seems helpful to distinguish between the nonclassical folk traditions (which are presented through the ensembles and instruments used within), the classical music traditions and its basic ensembles, and vocal traditions. The most popular form of music in Laos is the indigenous" }, { "docid": "5421714", "title": "President of Laos", "text": "the Laotian Civil War. President of Laos The President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic is the head of state of Laos. The president represents Laos internally and externally, supervises the work as well as preserving the stability of the national governmental system and safeguards the independence and territorial integrity of the country. The President appoints the prime minister, vice president, ministers and other officials with the consent of the National Assembly. The head of state is the commander-in-chief of the Lao People's Army. Since Laos is a one-party state, with the Lao People's Revolutionary Party being the sole party" }, { "docid": "5421712", "title": "President of Laos", "text": "President of Laos The President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic is the head of state of Laos. The president represents Laos internally and externally, supervises the work as well as preserving the stability of the national governmental system and safeguards the independence and territorial integrity of the country. The President appoints the prime minister, vice president, ministers and other officials with the consent of the National Assembly. The head of state is the commander-in-chief of the Lao People's Army. Since Laos is a one-party state, with the Lao People's Revolutionary Party being the sole party allowed by the constitution," }, { "docid": "5144568", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "to connect Lao peoples on both the right and left banks. However, the political history of Laos has been complicated by frequent warfare and colonial conquests by European and regional rivals. As a result, Laos today has cultural influence from France, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Burma and Cambodia. The history of Laos is unique with a national character defined by its diversity in both culture and customs. , Laos has an estimated population of 6.5 million. The Lao government recognizes 47 distinct ethnicities, which are further sub-divided into 149 subgroups. Lao society is traditionally categorized into three broad groups based on" }, { "docid": "5144620", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "known for bell and drum dances. There are numerous regional and ethnic variations on all traditional dances in Laos. Laos has little film or media industry. Television, film, radio and internet media from neighboring Thailand is wide spread and is a source of political and cultural tension. Prior to the 1950s in Laos only documentary French photographs and rarer film footage existed. In the 1960s the Royal Lao Government produced the first feature films in Laos, \"Khukhak Peunkhaen\" “The True and Untrue Friend,” and \"Phaenedin Khong Hao\" “Our Land.” During the 1970s and 1980s propaganda films were common and the" }, { "docid": "19778936", "title": "Freedom of the press in Laos", "text": "Freedom of the press in Laos Laos has one of the most restrictive media environments in the world. In 2016, Reporters Without Borders ranked Laos 173 out of 179 on its annual Press Freedom Index, behind countries such as Cuba and Iran. The Laotian government exerts almost total control over the press. Nearly all media organizations in Laos are government-owned and some Laotian journalists are party members attached to the government. According to Article 44 of the Laos’ 2003 constitution, Lao citizens are guaranteed \"the right and freedom of speech\". However Article 23 of the constitution makes it clear that" }, { "docid": "5144634", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "largest public festival is the four-day celebration of Lao New Year or \"Pi Mai\". Culture of Laos Laos developed its culture and customs as the inland crossroads of trade and migration in Southeast Asia over millennia. As of 2012 Laos has a population of roughly 6.4 million spread over 236,800 km (91,400 sq miles), yielding one of the lowest population densities in Asia. Yet the country of Laos has an official count of over forty-seven ethnicities divided into 149 sub-groups and 80 different languages. The Lao Loum have throughout the country’s history comprised the ethnic and linguistic majority. In Southeast" }, { "docid": "5144566", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "Culture of Laos Laos developed its culture and customs as the inland crossroads of trade and migration in Southeast Asia over millennia. As of 2012 Laos has a population of roughly 6.4 million spread over 236,800 km (91,400 sq miles), yielding one of the lowest population densities in Asia. Yet the country of Laos has an official count of over forty-seven ethnicities divided into 149 sub-groups and 80 different languages. The Lao Loum have throughout the country’s history comprised the ethnic and linguistic majority. In Southeast Asia, traditional Lao culture is considered one of the Indic cultures (along with Burma," }, { "docid": "17979422", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "Literature of Laos The people of Laos have a rich literary tradition dating back at least six hundred years, with the oral and storytelling traditions of its peoples dating back much earlier. Lao literature refers to the written productions of Laotian peoples, its émigrés, and to Lao-language works. In Laos today there are over forty-seven recognized ethnic groups, with the Lao Loum comprising the majority group. Lao (part of the Lao-Tai family) is officially recognized as the national language, but owing to the ethnic diversity of the country the literature of Laos can generally be grouped according to four ethnolinguistic" }, { "docid": "234083", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "20th centuries. Archaeological exploration in Laos has been limited due to rugged and remote topography, a history of twentieth century conflicts which have left over two million tons of unexploded ordnance throughout the country, and local sensitivities to history which involve the Communist government of Laos, village authorities and rural poverty. The first archaeological explorations of Laos began with French explorers acting under the auspices of the École française d'Extrême-Orient. However, due to the Lao Civil War it is only since the 1990s that serious archaeological efforts have begun in Laos. Since 2005, one such effort, The Middle Mekong Archaeological" }, { "docid": "234044", "title": "Laos", "text": "to forcibly return 4,000 Hmong asylum seekers to Laos by the end of the year. The BBC later reported that repatriations had started. Both United States and United Nations officials have protested this action. Outside government representatives have not been allowed to interview this group over the last three years. Médecins Sans Frontières has refused to assist the Hmong refugees because of what they have called \"increasingly restrictive measures\" taken by the Thai military. The Thai military jammed all cellular phone reception and disallowed any foreign journalists from the Hmong camps. Human rights violations remain a significant concern in Laos." }, { "docid": "1641550", "title": "Kingdom of Laos", "text": "Kingdom of Laos The Kingdom of Laos was a constitutional monarchy that ruled Laos beginning with its independence on 9 November 1953. The monarchy survived until December 1975, when its last king, Savang Vatthana, surrendered the throne to the Pathet Lao, who abolished the monarchy in favor of a Marxist state called the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which has controlled Laos since. Given self-rule with the new Constitution in 1947 as part of a federation with the rest of French Indochina, the 1953 Franco-Lao Treaty finally established a sovereign, independent Laos, but did not stipulate who would rule the country." }, { "docid": "234156", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "agreement meant little in reality and the war soon resumed. Growing North Vietnamese military presence in the country increasingly drew Laos into the Second Indochina War (1954–1975). As a result, for nearly a decade, eastern Laos was subjected to some of the heaviest bombing in the history of warfare , as the U.S. sought to destroy the Ho Chi Minh Trail that passed through Laos and defeat the Communist forces. The North Vietnamese also heavily backed the Pathet Lao and repeatedly invaded Laos. The government and army of Laos were backed by the USA during the conflict. The United States" }, { "docid": "234196", "title": "Geography of Laos", "text": "none (landlocked) Elevation extremes: <br>\"lowest point:\" Mekong River 70 m <br>\"highest point:\" Phou Bia 2,817 m \"Laos\". \"Encyclopædia Britannica Online\". Encyclopædia Britannica, n.d. Web. 13 Nov. 2016. Kittikhoun, Anoulak. \"Small State, Big Revolution: Geography and the Revolution in Laos\". \"Theory & Society\" 38.1 (2009): 25-55. Print. Savada, Andrea Matles, et al. \"Laos : A Country Study\". 3rd ed. ed. Washington, DC: Washington, DC : Federal Research Division, Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, 1995. Print. \"The World Factbook: LAOS\". \"Central Intelligence Agency\". Central Intelligence Agency, n.d. Web. 08 Nov. 2016. Geography of Laos" }, { "docid": "1641556", "title": "Kingdom of Laos", "text": "Vietnamese invasion of Laos, the Pathet Lao were backed militarily by the NVA and Vietcong. Laos was also dragged into the Vietnam War since parts of Laos were invaded and occupied by North Vietnam for use as a supply route for its war against the South. In response, the United States initiated a bombing campaign against the North Vietnamese positions, supported regular and irregular anticommunist forces in Laos, including those led by Hmong General Vang Pao, and supported South Vietnamese incursions into Laos. It also provided supplies, training and funding to the central government. In 1968, the North Vietnamese Army" }, { "docid": "2615197", "title": "Flag of Laos", "text": "Flag of Laos The flag of Laos consists of three horizontal stripes, with the middle stripe in blue being twice the height of the top and bottom red stripes. In the middle is a white disc, the diameter of the disc is the height of the blue stripe. The flag ratio is 2:3. The national flag of Laos was first adopted in 1945 under the short-lived Lao Issara government of 1945–46, then by the Pathet Lao. It is one of the two flags of a currently communist country (the other being Cuba) that does not use any communist symbolism and" }, { "docid": "9406942", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "writes: \"Over the course of many years, Dave and I have collaborated to tell my story... I told [him] what I knew and what I could remember, and from that material he created this work of art.\" The book is typical of Eggers' style: blending non-fictional and fictional elements into a non-fiction novel or memoir. By classifying the book a novel, Eggers says, he freed himself to re-create conversations, streamline complex relationships, add relevant detail and manipulate time and space in helpful ways—all while maintaining the essential truthfulness of the storytelling. However, not all critics were impressed. Lee Siegel sees" }, { "docid": "10140167", "title": "Wildlife of Laos", "text": "Wildlife of Laos The wildlife of Laos encompasses the animals and plants found in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, a landlocked country in southeastern Asia. Part of the country is mountainous and much of it is still clad in tropical broadleaf forest. It has a great variety of animal and plant species. Laos is a land-locked country located in southeastern Asia. The northern part is mountainous, with the Luang Prabang Range separating the northwestern part of the country from Thailand. The Xiangkhoang Plateau separates these mountains from the Annamite Range, a chain of mountains which run parallel with the Vietnamese" }, { "docid": "10140155", "title": "Wildlife of Laos", "text": "Wildlife of Laos The wildlife of Laos encompasses the animals and plants found in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, a landlocked country in southeastern Asia. Part of the country is mountainous and much of it is still clad in tropical broadleaf forest. It has a great variety of animal and plant species. Laos is a land-locked country located in southeastern Asia. The northern part is mountainous, with the Luang Prabang Range separating the northwestern part of the country from Thailand. The Xiangkhoang Plateau separates these mountains from the Annamite Range, a chain of mountains which run parallel with the Vietnamese" }, { "docid": "234177", "title": "Geography of Laos", "text": "and basaltic soils in the Bolovens Plateau. Plant Life and Animals The north of Laos has tropical rain forests with broader leaved evergreens and monsoon forests of mixed evergreen and in the south is filled with deciduous trees. In the monsoon forest the ground is covered with tall, coarse grass. The trees mostly only reach their secondary growth. Typically there is an abundance of bamboo, scrub, and wild banana. Laos is also home to hundreds of species of orchids and palms. Forests and fields serve as support for wildlife. Wildlife in Laos includes nearly 200 species of mammals, about the" }, { "docid": "7097061", "title": "History of Laos since 1945", "text": "necessity: there was no chance of Laos having a \"stage of capitalist development\" while 90 percent of its population were subsistence farmers, and no chance of an orthodox Marxist path to socialism via a working class revolution in a country which had no industrial working class. The party leaders, having fought for 30 years to achieve power, now had to confront the question of what \"socialism\" meant in a country such as Laos, and how it was to be achieved in circumstances of poverty and isolation, when most administrative and professional personnel had fled the country. Out of public sight," }, { "docid": "12078780", "title": "North Vietnamese invasion of Laos", "text": "assumed as a participant in the 1954 Geneva Conference to refrain from any interference in the internal affairs of Laos. The Vietnamese party's strategy was by now decided with regard to South Vietnam. At the same time, the party outlined a role for the LPP that was supportive of North Vietnam, in addition to the LPP's role as leader of the revolution in Laos. Hanoi's southern strategy opened the first tracks through the extremely rugged terrain of Xépôn district in mid-1959 of what was to become the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Phetsarath and Sisavang Vong, viceroy and king, died within" }, { "docid": "7097007", "title": "History of Laos since 1945", "text": "was providing intelligence and political direction. The US therefore strongly opposed Suvannaphūmā's efforts to bring the Pathēt Lao into the government and to make Laos a \"neutral\" country. What neutrality meant in practice was allowing permanent Vietnamese occupation of the east of the country and allowing the Pathēt Lao to keep their army in the field. Suvannaphūmā's efforts to settle the conflict in Laos always failed due to the refusal of the Vietnamese to leave and the refusal of the Pathēt Lao to disarm. In August 1956 Suvannaphūmā reached an agreement with Suphānuvong. He was helped by his elder brother" }, { "docid": "234213", "title": "Economy of Laos", "text": "Economy of Laos The economy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic is rapidly growing, as a result of decentralized government control and encouragement of private enterprise since 1986. Currently, Laos ranks amongst the fastest growing economies in the world, averaging 8% a year in GDP growth. It is also forecasted that Laos will sustain at least 7% growth through 2019 as well. Key goals for the government includes pursuing poverty reduction and education for all children, also with its initiative to become a \"land-linked\" country. This is showcased through the ongoing construction of the nearly $6 billion high-speed rail from" }, { "docid": "12388199", "title": "Law of Laos", "text": "proper medical care. Law of Laos The Law of Laos is not determined by a democratic parliament or by legal precedent, but by the arbitrary rule of Laos's single party. The Laos criminal justice system is controlled by the party and the government. There are few legal restraints on government actions, including arrests, which are often arbitrary in nature. Dissent is frequently handled by suppressing basic civil rights. Although the constitution provisions of the mid-1990s cover freedom of worship, expression and press, citizens by December 2010 were not free to exercise these rights fully. There were no legal safeguards and" }, { "docid": "12388187", "title": "Law of Laos", "text": "Law of Laos The Law of Laos is not determined by a democratic parliament or by legal precedent, but by the arbitrary rule of Laos's single party. The Laos criminal justice system is controlled by the party and the government. There are few legal restraints on government actions, including arrests, which are often arbitrary in nature. Dissent is frequently handled by suppressing basic civil rights. Although the constitution provisions of the mid-1990s cover freedom of worship, expression and press, citizens by December 2010 were not free to exercise these rights fully. There were no legal safeguards and arrests were commonly" }, { "docid": "234205", "title": "Politics of Laos", "text": "Politics of Laos The politics of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (commonly known as Laos) takes place in the framework of a one-party socialist republic. The only legal political party is the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The \"de jure\" head of state is President Bounnhang Vorachith, who also is LPRP general secretary making him the \"de facto\" leader of Laos. The head of government is Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. Government policies are determined by the party through the all-powerful nine-member Politburo of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party and the 49-member Central Committee. Important government decisions are vetted by the" }, { "docid": "5144593", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "also have a number of origin legends including the \"Nithan Khun Borom\" (Story of Khun Borom) which recounts the creation of the world, and the \"Nithan Khun Lo\" which tells how the descendants of Khun Borom settled the lands of mainland Southeast Asia. Reflecting Laos’ Theravada Buddhist heritage a number of religious and morality stories are among the most popular in Laos. The national epic of Laos is the \"Phra Lak Phra Lam\" and retells the Lao version of the Ramayana as a previous life of the Buddha. Also, the \"Vessantara\" Jataka is generally considered one of the greatest masterpieces" }, { "docid": "17979460", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "Lao in Isan and in Laos, keeping the cultural memory of the rebellion in the popular memory. In 2010 a statue of King Anouvong was erected in Laos, a tangible symbol that the cultural memories of the rebellion still carried symbolic importance in the modern era. Religion and religious teaching is a recurring theme for much of Lao literature throughout its history. Laos is predominantly Theravada Buddhist, which was the state religion in the Kingdom of Lan Xang since the time of King Photisarath in the 1520s. King Fa Ngum the founder of Lan Xang brought Theravada monks and the" }, { "docid": "234222", "title": "Economy of Laos", "text": "is the fastest growing industry in the economy and plays a vital role in the Lao economy. The government opened Laos to the world in the 1990s, and continues to be a popular destination amongst tourists. GDP: purchasing power parity - $14.2 billion (2009 est.)<br> Exchange rate - kips (LAK) per US dollar - 8,556.56 (2009), 8,760.69 (2008), 9,658 (2007), 10,235 (2006), 10,820 (2005) Of the total foreign investment in Laos in 2012, the mining industry got 27% followed by electricity generation which has 25% share. Economy of Laos The economy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic is rapidly growing," }, { "docid": "10140162", "title": "Wildlife of Laos", "text": "There are many rodents, including the ricefield rat (\"Rattus argentiventer\") and the recently discovered Pauline's limestone rat (\"Saxatilomys paulinae\"), Laotian giant flying squirrel (\"Biswamoyopterus laoensis\") and Laotian rock rat (\"Laonastes aenigmamus\"), the latter being a Lazarus taxon. The lesser false vampire bat (\"Megaderma spasma\") is found in Laos, and endemic species of bat include the Phou Khao Khouay leaf-nosed bat (\"Hipposideros khaokhouayensis\"). The long-eared gymnure (\"Hylomys megalotis\") is another mammal endemic to Laos. Primates present in Laos include the hatinh langur (\"Trachypithecus hatinhensis\"), silvery lutung (\"Trachypithecus cristatus\") and red-shanked douc (\"Pygathrix nemaeus\"), as well as seven species of gibbon; the" }, { "docid": "234206", "title": "Politics of Laos", "text": "Council of Ministers. The FY 2000 central government budget plan called for revenue of $180 million and expenditures of $289 million, including capital expenditures of $202 million. Laos' first, French-written and monarchical constitution was promulgated on May 11, 1947 and declared it to be an independent state within the French Union. The revised constitution of May 11, 1957, omitted reference to the French Union, though close educational, health and technical ties with the former colonial power persisted. The 1957 document was abrogated on December 3, 1975, when a communist People's Republic was proclaimed. A new constitution was adopted in 1991" }, { "docid": "17979482", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "creating a Lao literary tradition from outside the country. The younger post-war generation of Lao is influenced by Thai culture and Western pop influence, creating a modern mix of genres and topics. All of these groups and transitions are creating a broad spectrum of uniquely Lao literary voices, which are reemerging with a frequency that had long been dormant since the classical era of Lan Xang. The history of conflicts in Laos over the centuries shaped much of Lao literature, and determines what primary sources have continued to survive. Yet, renewed scholarship has led to important discoveries of classical literature" }, { "docid": "20806468", "title": "Laos at the 2018 Asian Games", "text": "Laos at the 2018 Asian Games Laos participated in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September 2018. Laos first competed at the Asian Games in 1974 Tehran, and the best achievement was in the last edition of 2014 Incheon, when the country gained a silver, and 2 bronze medals. The following Laos competitors won medals at the Games. The following is a list of the number of competitors representing Laos that participated at the Games: Laos will make its Asian Games debut in the sport of baseball. Laos were drawn in the" }, { "docid": "2615203", "title": "Flag of Laos", "text": "especially in Myanmar, Thailand and Laos. This flag was adopted by the royal monarchy of Luang Prabang since the beginning of the 20th century under French rule, inspired by its similar flag (red flag with the single white elephant) in Thailand during that time. The nine-folded umbrella is also a royal symbol, originating from Mount Meru in the Buddhist cosmology. The pedestal represented the law on which the country rested. Flag of Laos The flag of Laos consists of three horizontal stripes, with the middle stripe in blue being twice the height of the top and bottom red stripes. In" }, { "docid": "5144574", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "the Lao population and 50% of the Lao Sung population fled the communist takeover of Laos in 1975, and continued during the following decade. The remaining Lao Sung population has been the target of government suspicion for a low intensity armed conflict since that time. There are sizeable communities of Hmong in the United States and France. The Lao Sung are commonly identified by language, dry rice production, slash-and-burn agriculture, traditional opium production and animist beliefs. There are over 90 distinct native languages spoken by the different ethnic populations of Laos. Lao, the official language of Laos, is a monosyllabic" }, { "docid": "17979486", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "Manuscripts. The government granted permission for the manuscript collection to be made accessible via the Internet. The project digitally copied and stored Lao palm leaf manuscripts, with over 86,000 texts being preserved and 12,000 texts microfilmed in a central database. The results of these efforts are over 7,500 old and unique titles, representing a massive amount of literary wealth despite the destruction and wars of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The effort to translate, preserve and promote these primary sources is ongoing and will protect the literary heritage of Laos for future generations. Literature of Laos The people of Laos" }, { "docid": "17979440", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "The \"Thao Hung Thao Cheuang\" epic is regarded by literary critics and historians as one of the most important indigenous epic poems in Southeast Asia and a Lao language literary masterpiece for artistic, historical, and cultural reasons. Both the single extant copy of the text and the oral history originated in Xieng Khouang in Laos, among the Khmu peoples, which were indigenous to Laos prior to the Tai migrations. The oral tradition of the folktale recalls the struggle between the Khmu and indigenous peoples of Laos and the Tai-Lao. During the fifteenth century, under the Lan Xang era, the story" }, { "docid": "5144621", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "Ministry of Culture took over all production. A number of American movies were set in Laos during this period, but not filmed there, and concentrated on the Vietnam War era perspective. Among American documentaries about Laos the \"Nerakhoon\" or “The Betrayal,” is widely known and follows a family that fled Laos in the 1970s and follows their post-Vietnam War story in the United States. In 2007 the full-length feature movie \"Sabaidee Luang Prabang\" “Good Morning Luang Prabang” was released by Thai director Sakchai Deenan about a Thai photographer who falls in love with a Lao tour guide. Also in 2007," }, { "docid": "5144594", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "of Lao literature. The story recalls the past life of a compassionate prince, Vessantara, who gives away everything he owns, including his children, thereby displaying the virtue of perfect charity. Laos has a strong tradition of folklore. Ghost stories, place legends, stories of naga and trickster tales of \"Xieng Mieng\" are quite popular and are the dominate forms of oral tradition. Laos has experienced several major wars and occupations since the eighteenth century. Laos holds distinction as the most heavily bombed country in world, as a result of the wars against the communist revolutions in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia during" }, { "docid": "234081", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "History of Laos Evidence for modern human presence in the northern and central highlands of Indochina, that constitute the territories of the modern Laotian nation-state dates back to the Lower Paleolithic. These earliest human migrants are Australo-Melanesians — associated with the Hoabinhian culture and have populated the highlands and the interior, less accessible regions of Laos and all of South-east Asia to this day. The subsequent Austroasiatic and Austronesian marine migration waves affected landlocked Laos only marginally and direct Chinese and Indian cultural contact had a greater impact on the country. Tai and Lao people southward migration into Laos only" }, { "docid": "234151", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "loyal to Charles DeGaulle and initiated Operation Meigo (\"bright moon\"). The Japanese succeeded in the internment of the French living in Vietnam and Cambodia, but in the remote areas of Laos the French were able with the help of the Lao and \"Garde Indigene\" to establish jungle bases which were supplied by British airdrops from Burma. However, French control in Laos had been sidelined. 1945 was a watershed year in the history of Laos, under Japanese pressure King Sisavangvong declared independence in April. The move allowed the various independence movements in Laos including the Lao Seri and Lao Pen Lao" }, { "docid": "19145764", "title": "Mining industry of Laos", "text": "Mining industry of Laos The Mining industry of Laos which has received prominent attention with foreign direct investments (FDI) has, since 2003–04, made significant contributions to the economic condition of Laos. More than 540 mineral deposits of gold, copper, zinc, lead and other minerals have been identified, explored and mined. During 2012, the mining and quarrying sector's contribution to GDP was around 7.0%; during this reporting year the FDI in the mineral sector was of the order of US$662.5 million out of a total trade of $4.7 billion in the country. Laos is now a member of the WTO. It" }, { "docid": "17648271", "title": "Visa policy of Laos", "text": "Visa policy of Laos Visitors to Laos must obtain a visa from one of the Laotian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or qualify for visa on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months. Citizens of the following 15 countries can visit Laos without a visa (allowed length of stay in days is shown in parentheses): Holders of diplomatic and/or service category passports passports do not require a visa to visit Laos up to 30 days (unless otherwise noted).</small> Visitors of other nationalities may obtain a visa on arrival valid" }, { "docid": "234146", "title": "History of Laos", "text": "direct French control of Muang Sing. In northeast Laos, Chinese and Lao Theung rebelled against French attempts to tax the opium trade which resulted in another rebellion from 1914–1917. By 1915 most of northeast Laos was controlled by Chinese and Lao Theung rebels. The French dispatched the largest military presence yet to Laos which included 160 French officers and 2500 Vietnamese troops divided in two columns. The French drove the Chinese led rebels across the Chinese border and placed Phongsali under direct colonial control. Yet northeastern Laos was still not entirely pacified and a Hmong shaman named Pa Chay Vue" }, { "docid": "17979433", "title": "Literature of Laos", "text": "history and culture slowly reemerged. Revolutionaries in Laos and Vietnam during the early 1950s began to spread communist ideology, which culminated in the Vietnam War era and the ousting of the Lao monarchy in 1975. During this period Laos became the most heavily bombed country in world history. Politics continued to dominate literature in the 1980s, with the communist Pathet Lao struggling to assert their control over Laos. Today Laos has a reawakening interest in literature, as people struggle with national identity, rapid technological and social changes, development and a lagging economy, while maintaining a strong popular interest in the" }, { "docid": "20301178", "title": "Miss Universe Laos", "text": "Miss Universe Laos Miss Universe Laos (in Lao: ມີສຢູນີເວີສ ລາວ) is a national Beauty pageant in Laos. Miss Universe Laos was founded in 2015 by TV Lao Network, which is the current franchise holder of Miss Universe in Laos. <nowiki> </nowiki>The Miss Laos company holds a separate national pageant, the Miss Universe Laos competition. The winner will be the official representative of Laos at the Miss Universe beauty pageant. The pageant is broadcast live on TV Lao HD. Color key Miss Universe Laos 2017, the first edition Miss Universe Laos pageant, was held on August 26, 2017 at the Lao" }, { "docid": "5144570", "title": "Culture of Laos", "text": "linguistic, and cultural heritage. The Tai family includes the Lao and Thai, as well as smaller groups which have generally been distinguished by their traditional dress and include the Tai Dam (Black Tai), Tai Daeng (Red Tai), and Tai Khao (White Tai). The Laos to define both the ethnicity and nationality. Further complication is added by the geopolitical history between Laos and Thailand, there are an estimated 19 million “Lao” speakers living in northeastern Thailand (Thai Isan or Lao Tai) and only 3 million in Laos. As a consequence identity politics has played a major role in the defining the" } ]
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What is the motto for California?
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[ { "docid": "1011032", "title": "Eureka, California", "text": "also the official motto of the State of California. Eureka is the only U.S. location to use the same seal as the state for its seal. The first Europeans venturing into Humboldt Bay encountered the indigenous Wiyot. After 1850, Europeans ultimately overwhelmed the Wiyot, whose maximum population before the Europeans was in the hundreds in the area of what would become the county's primary city. But in almost every case, settlers ultimately cut off access to ancestral sources of food in addition to the outright theft of land, despite efforts of some U.S. Government and military officials to assist the" } ]
[ { "docid": "3383250", "title": "Scout Motto", "text": "right moment\" can be extreme: The first handbook for Girl Guides, \"How Girls Can Help to Build Up the Empire\" by Agnes and Robert Baden-Powell, similarly explains: The motto of the Girl Guides is \"Be Prepared\". Why is this? It is because, like the other Guides, you have to be prepared at any moment to face difficulties and even dangers by knowing what to do and how to do it. Hilary Saint George Saunders' book \"The Left Handshake: The Boy Scout Movement during the War, 1939–1945\" had the first name of each chapter spell out the Scout motto. The chosen" }, { "docid": "788020", "title": "Motto", "text": "each have a badge and motto, as do units of the Royal Air Force. Latin has been very common for mottos, but for nation states their official language is generally chosen. Examples of unusual choices in motto language include: A canting motto is one that contains word play. For example, the motto of the Earl of Onslow is \"Festina lente\", punningly interpreting \"on-slow\" (literally \"make haste slowly\"). Similarly, the motto of the Burgh of Tayport: Te oportet alte ferri – \"It is incumbent on you to carry yourself high\" – is actually a rather terrible cant on: Tayport at auld" }, { "docid": "16045807", "title": "The Motto", "text": "as the artist with the most number one hits since the chart began. As of April 2013, the song has sold 3,113,000 copies in the United States. The Motto \"The Motto\" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake. The song features American rapper Lil Wayne and is a digital iTunes Store bonus track from Drake's second studio album, \"Take Care\". \"The Motto\" premiered on Power 106 on October 31, 2011. Drake released the song on his OVO blog a day later. It was first played on rhythmic top 40 radio stations on November 29, 2011 as the album's fourth" }, { "docid": "16045802", "title": "The Motto", "text": "The Motto \"The Motto\" is a song by Canadian recording artist Drake. The song features American rapper Lil Wayne and is a digital iTunes Store bonus track from Drake's second studio album, \"Take Care\". \"The Motto\" premiered on Power 106 on October 31, 2011. Drake released the song on his OVO blog a day later. It was first played on rhythmic top 40 radio stations on November 29, 2011 as the album's fourth single. The song has a connection to the Hispanic/Latino band Aventura. The track has sold over three million copies in the United States. It peaked atop both" }, { "docid": "788021", "title": "Motto", "text": "Tay Ferry, also alluding to the local lighthouse. In literature, a motto is a sentence, phrase, poem, or word prefixed to an essay, chapter, novel, or the like suggestive of its subject matter. It is a short, suggestive expression of a guiding principle for the written material that follows. For example, Robert Louis Stevenson's \"Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes\" uses mottos at the start of each section. Motto A motto (derived from the Latin \"muttum\", 'mutter', by way of Italian \"motto\", 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim; a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of" }, { "docid": "2856348", "title": "Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?", "text": "II of Prussia for creating these preconditions. Kant focused on religious issues, saying that \"our rulers\" had less interest in telling citizens what to think in regard to artistic and scientific issues. Kant answers the question in the first sentence of the essay: \"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity (Unmündigkeit).\" He argues that the immaturity is self-inflicted not from a lack of understanding, but from the lack of courage to use one's reason, intellect, and wisdom without the guidance of another. He exclaims that the motto of enlightenment is \"Sapere aude\"! – Dare to be wise! In the" }, { "docid": "788017", "title": "Motto", "text": "Motto A motto (derived from the Latin \"muttum\", 'mutter', by way of Italian \"motto\", 'word', 'sentence') is a maxim; a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of an individual, family, social group or organization. Mottos are usually found predominantly in written form (unlike slogans, which may also be expressed orally), and may stem from long traditions of social foundations, or from significant events, such as a civil war or a revolution. A motto may be in any language, but Latin has been widely used, especially in the Western world. In heraldry, a motto is often found" }, { "docid": "15509490", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "song. Lopez's vocals for the song were recorded and produced by Kuk Harrell, with recording assistance from Jim Annunziato and Josh Gudwin at Conway Studios in Hollywood, California. Annunziato and Eric Eylands handled audio engineering of \"(What Is) Love?\", while the song was later mixed by Mike \"Handz\" Donaldson at Chalice Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California. \"(What Is) Love?\" deals with the topic of \"not knowing what love is\". The song's co-writer Gordon stated that: \"I felt like so many woman have that same story. No fathers, families, abusive boyfriends and husbands..no parental support, they feel alone .. I've" }, { "docid": "6788962", "title": "Invicta (motto)", "text": "Invicta (motto) Invicta (meaning \"undefeated\" or \"unconquered\") was used in Roma invicta meaning \"Unconquered Rome\" and is the motto of the county of Kent, England. \"Invicta\" has been a motto for centuries. \"Roma Invicta\" is a Latin phrase, meaning \"Unconquered Rome\", inscribed on the Statue of Rome. It was an inspirational motto used until the Fall of the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD. This symbolic statement was later printed onto gold coins, to help boost the morale of the failing Empire. For Kent, It dates back to the invasion of England by William The Conqueror. As the official motto," }, { "docid": "6788966", "title": "Invicta (motto)", "text": "the Conqueror. As the motto of the county, \"Invicta\" is now a regularly used term within Kent. \"Cidade Invicta\" (\"Unvanquished City\") is the nickname of the city of Porto, Portugal. It was earned during the Napoleonic invasions in the 19th century. Invicta (motto) Invicta (meaning \"undefeated\" or \"unconquered\") was used in Roma invicta meaning \"Unconquered Rome\" and is the motto of the county of Kent, England. \"Invicta\" has been a motto for centuries. \"Roma Invicta\" is a Latin phrase, meaning \"Unconquered Rome\", inscribed on the Statue of Rome. It was an inspirational motto used until the Fall of the Western" }, { "docid": "3383249", "title": "Scout Motto", "text": "Scout Motto The Scout Motto of the Scout movement, in various languages, has been used by millions of Scouts around the world since 1907. Most of the member organizations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) share this same motto. In English, this motto is most commonly \"Be Prepared.\" In the third part of \"Scouting for Boys\" Robert Baden-Powell explains the meaning of the phrase: The Scout Motto is: BE PREPARED which means you are always in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your DUTY. \"To do the right thing at the" }, { "docid": "3383251", "title": "Scout Motto", "text": "names are: Bravery, Enterprise, Purpose, Resolution, Endurance, Partnership, Assurance, Reformation, Enthusiasm and Devotion. Scout Motto The Scout Motto of the Scout movement, in various languages, has been used by millions of Scouts around the world since 1907. Most of the member organizations of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) share this same motto. In English, this motto is most commonly \"Be Prepared.\" In the third part of \"Scouting for Boys\" Robert Baden-Powell explains the meaning of the phrase: The Scout Motto is: BE PREPARED which means you are always in a state of readiness in mind" }, { "docid": "9406939", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when the Arab militia, referred to as \"murahaleen\" (which is Arabic for the deported), wipes out his Dinka village, Marial Bai. During the assault, he loses sight" }, { "docid": "9406947", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "That Happens Will Happen Today\". Tom Tykwer plans to adapt the novel into a film. In 2009, the novel received the Prix Médicis étranger in France. What Is the What What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a 2006 novel written by Dave Eggers. It is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese child refugee who immigrated to the United States under the Lost Boys of Sudan program. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. As a boy, Achak is separated from his family during the Second Sudanese Civil War when" }, { "docid": "3452961", "title": "What Is This?", "text": "What Is This? What Is This (known prior to 1980 as Anthym) was a rock band that originated in Fairfax High School in California and would play numerous shows along the coast of California. It was formed by guitarist Hillel Slovak, drummer Jack Irons, vocalist Alain Johannes, and bassist Todd Strassman. Originally named Chain Reaction, the band would later change its name to Anthem, then later to Anthym (as there was already a band using the former moniker), and then finally to What Is This, which was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the reaction they usually received from first-time listeners. During" }, { "docid": "788019", "title": "Motto", "text": "changed at will. In Scottish heraldry, mottos can only be changed by re-matriculation, with the Lord Lyon King of Arms. Although very unusual and perhaps outside standard heraldic practice, there are some examples of the particular appearance of the motto scroll and letters thereon being blazoned; a prominent example is the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States (which is a coat of arms and follows heraldic conventions), the blazon for which specifies that the motto scroll is held in the beak of the bald eagle serving as the escutcheon's supporter. Ships and submarines in the Royal Navy" }, { "docid": "16045805", "title": "The Motto", "text": "dying in a car accident, a result of the \"YOLO\" lifestyle, as a metaphor for living making poor decisions. The hip-hop magazine \"Da South\" reported that the rapper Lecrae has deconstructed the motto YOLO in his answer song \"No Regrets\". The Washington Post describes YOLO as \"the newest acronym you'll love to hate\". The Huffington Post says: \"YOLO is dumb.\" The phrase \"you only live once\" is commonly attributed to Mae West, but variations of the phrase have been in use for over 100 years, including as far back as (the German equivalent of) \"one lives but once in the" }, { "docid": "4945689", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "4 May 2000. The motto was translated into the 23 languages in which there were official translations of the European Constitution on 29 October 2004. The treaty, and hence the motto, was officially translated into Bulgarian and Romanian despite the fact they would not join for a further three years. Irish was not included but is on the list here as it became an EU language in 2007. Croatian has been included since 1 July 2013. The following are the official translations as of March 2017: There exist translations of the motto into languages other than the 23 official languages" }, { "docid": "16045803", "title": "The Motto", "text": "the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and US Rap Songs charts, and was ranked 20 on the \"Billboard\" Hot 100 Year-end Chart. \"The Motto\" was nominated for Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards. Peaking at number 14, the song is one of the few songs to rank within the top 20 in the year-end chart without reaching the top ten. A music video directed by Lamar Taylor and Hyghly Alleyne was released on YouTube on February 10, 2012 and features cameos from E-40 and Mistah F.A.B.. It is best known for popularizing the acronym YOLO (You Only Live Once)." }, { "docid": "16045804", "title": "The Motto", "text": "The song uses the phrase YOLO, an acronym for \"you only live once\". The phrase can be seen in youth culture: for example, a high school prank in Chicago, Illinois, involved high school students chanting \"YOLO.\" Some people have graffitied YOLO on walls. It has become a popular Twitter hashtag. Some youth have said that it is their motto, and actor Zac Efron got a tattoo with the acronym. Some youth, however, have taken action against the \"YOLO\" mindset; hip hop artist Joey Bada$$ released a song entitled \"Death of YOLO\" on his album \"Summer Knights\". The song uses nearly" }, { "docid": "4945685", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "2001 « \"our real strength lies in \"unity in diversity\"\" », Italian rapporteur Giorgio Ruffolo on 4 September 2001 « \"Therefore, the expression 'unity in diversity' has been chosen as the motto of the report\" », Austrian member of the European Parliament Paul Rübig on 10 April 2002 « \"Europe is, after all, about unity in diversity\" » or Spanish Member of the European Parliament Raimon Obiols on 4 September 2003 « \"Yesterday the President of the European Convention ended his speech by evoking the future European motto: united in diversity\" ». In 2004, the motto was written into the" }, { "docid": "788018", "title": "Motto", "text": "below the shield in a banderole; this placement stems from the Middle Ages, in which the vast majority of nobles possessed a coat of arms and a motto. In the case of Scottish heraldry it is mandated to appear above the crest. Spanish coats of arms may display a motto in the bordure of the shield. In heraldic literature, the terms \"rallying cry\" respectively \"battle banner\" are also common, which date back to the battle cry, and is usually located above the coat of arms. In English heraldry mottos are not granted with armorial bearings, and may be adopted and" }, { "docid": "4945688", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "declaration by 16 member states who affirmed their recognition of the symbols. In response to the omission of the symbols from the main treaty text, the European Parliament took the \"avant-garde\" in using the symbols as it had done in adopting them in the first place. Parliament changed its internal rules to make more use of the symbols. In the case of the motto, it would be printed on all Parliamentary documents. The original French motto \"Unité dans la diversité\" was translated in the other ten official EU languages plus Latin when it was proclaimed the motto for Europe on" }, { "docid": "4945684", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "national motto of Indonesia since 1945 (\"Bhinneka Tunggal Eka\", in ancient Javanese) and on 27 April 2000 post-apartheid South Africa adopted a similar motto (\"ikee:/xarra/ike\") in \"Xam\" (an extinct Khoisan language) which also translates in English as \"Unity in diversity\". On 19 June 2000, at Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, 24th President of the European Parliament Nicole Fontaine concluded her official opening speech with the introduction of the European Union motto (\"Unité dans la diversité\"): Since then this motto was used by several European officials during their speeches at Strasbourg, including President of European Commission Romano Prodi on 4 July" }, { "docid": "11416410", "title": "United States national motto", "text": "has not ruled on the issue. United States national motto The modern motto of the United States of America, as established in a 1956 law signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, is \"In God We Trust\". The phrase first appeared on U.S. coins in 1864. The 1956 law was the first establishment of an official motto for the country, although E Pluribus Unum (\"from many, one\") was adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782 as the motto for the Seal of the United States and has been used on coins and paper money since 1795. A phrase similar to" }, { "docid": "11416407", "title": "United States national motto", "text": "United States national motto The modern motto of the United States of America, as established in a 1956 law signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, is \"In God We Trust\". The phrase first appeared on U.S. coins in 1864. The 1956 law was the first establishment of an official motto for the country, although E Pluribus Unum (\"from many, one\") was adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782 as the motto for the Seal of the United States and has been used on coins and paper money since 1795. A phrase similar to \"In God We Trust\" appears in" }, { "docid": "8435044", "title": "Magical motto", "text": "credited to \"Soror V.N.R.\", standing for her motto \"Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum\". And, \"The Tree of Life as Projected as a Solid Sphere\" is credited to \"S.R.M.D.\", indicating that its author was Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers. Within this tradition, users of magical mottoes typically referred to each other in their capacity as initiates as \"Frater\" (men) or \"Soror\" (women), Latin for \"brother\" and \"sister\" respectively, followed by the initials of their magical mottoes. Magical motto Magical mottoes are the magical nicknames, noms de plume, or pseudonyms taken by individuals in a number of magical organizations. These members were known and sometimes" }, { "docid": "10358941", "title": "What the World Needs Now Is Love", "text": "to play it for DeShannon. The song was also rejected by Gene Pitney, reportedly over a financial dispute. DeShannon's version was recorded on March 23, 1965, at New York's Bell Sound studios. Bacharach arranged, conducted and produced the session. In addition to the DeShannon hit recording and the numerous cover versions, \"What the World Needs Now is Love\" served as the basis for a distinctive 1971 remix. Disc jockey Tom Clay was working at radio station KGBS in Los Angeles, California, when he created the single \"What the World Needs Now is Love/Abraham, Martin and John\", a social commentary that" }, { "docid": "3452967", "title": "What Is This?", "text": "This’ song, “Mind My Have Still I” from their \"Squeezed\", was also featured on the soundtrack to the movie \"The Wild Life\". Their second album, which featured a cover of the Spinners hit “I'll Be Around”, was produced by Todd Rundgren, who also played Fairlight Synthesizer on the record. “I'll Be Around” was released as a single and video; it peaked at No. 62 on the Billboard Hot 100. What Is This? What Is This (known prior to 1980 as Anthym) was a rock band that originated in Fairfax High School in California and would play numerous shows along the" }, { "docid": "9406942", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "writes: \"Over the course of many years, Dave and I have collaborated to tell my story... I told [him] what I knew and what I could remember, and from that material he created this work of art.\" The book is typical of Eggers' style: blending non-fictional and fictional elements into a non-fiction novel or memoir. By classifying the book a novel, Eggers says, he freed himself to re-create conversations, streamline complex relationships, add relevant detail and manipulate time and space in helpful ways—all while maintaining the essential truthfulness of the storytelling. However, not all critics were impressed. Lee Siegel sees" }, { "docid": "4945673", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "Motto of the European Union In varietate concordia (in English: United in diversity) is the official motto of the European Union (EU), adopted in 2000. Its translations in the other 24 official languages of the EU have equal standing. It is inspired by its Latin-language version coined by the Italian Nobel prize winner Ernesto Teodoro Moneta: \"In varietate concordia\" or \"In varietate unitas\", which is also used as a compromise. It is one of the newest symbols of the European Union, alongside the European flag and anthem but, unlike most, it is specific to the EU rather than originating from" }, { "docid": "8920246", "title": "What Color is Your Parachute?", "text": "targeted at online job hunting. Additionally, in March 2013, Ten Speed Press released an app titled \"What Color Is Your Parachute? Job-Hunter’s Workbook Tablet Edition\" for the iPad and Nook. What Color is Your Parachute? What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles is a book for job-seekers that has been in print since 1970 and has been revised every year since 1975, sometimes substantially. Bolles initially self-published the book (December 1, 1970), but it has been commercially published since November 1972 by Ten Speed Press in Berkeley, California. As of September 28, 2010, the book is available in" }, { "docid": "4945690", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "of the EU. Further translations in the EU candidates official languages were elaborated by the European Union or the candidate States themselves: Motto of the European Union In varietate concordia (in English: United in diversity) is the official motto of the European Union (EU), adopted in 2000. Its translations in the other 24 official languages of the EU have equal standing. It is inspired by its Latin-language version coined by the Italian Nobel prize winner Ernesto Teodoro Moneta: \"In varietate concordia\" or \"In varietate unitas\", which is also used as a compromise. It is one of the newest symbols of" }, { "docid": "8742222", "title": "That's What Love Is For", "text": "That's What Love Is For \"That's What Love Is For\" is a 1991 Billboard Adult Contemporary chart #1 hit single and a Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single by Christian music singer Amy Grant. It was the third pop single off her 5x platinum selling album Heart in Motion and the only one from the album to be released both to secular and Christian radio. It was the second Christian radio single. In the United States the song was #1 for 3 weeks on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, spending 13 weeks in the Top 10 and 32 weeks on the" }, { "docid": "8742225", "title": "That's What Love Is For", "text": "of Amy. One where she is in a giant, tall green dress. Another shot shows a black & white close up of Amy in a very retro-mod hair style. Remixes (feat. Chris Cox) – EP U.S. Promotional A&M CD Single U.S. Myrrh promotional CD single U.K. retail single That's What Love Is For \"That's What Love Is For\" is a 1991 Billboard Adult Contemporary chart #1 hit single and a Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single by Christian music singer Amy Grant. It was the third pop single off her 5x platinum selling album Heart in Motion and the only" }, { "docid": "4945687", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "official Europe Day poster also used the modified motto \"United in Diversity\". The same day the new motto (\"Unie dans la diversité\") was proclaimed by 1,000 youngsters at the Memorial of Caen as a 5-year celebration. These words were now written in the European Constitution project that was though rejected through referendum few days later. The Treaty of Lisbon, concluded in 2007, does not contain any article dedicated to symbols of the European Union. It retained much of the 2004 treaty but omitted the articles defining the European symbols, namely the flag, anthem and motto. It does however contain a" }, { "docid": "17284049", "title": "Hotto Motto", "text": "Hotto Motto In March 2013, Plenus established an Australian subsidiary known as \"PLENUS AusT PTY. LTD\". The following year in June 2014, Plenus opened one of their chain noodle restaurants \"Yayoi\" In Sydney. The following year Plenus opened another Yayoi located in the Galeries shopping center in Sydney. On December 8, 2016, Plenus opened a Hotto Motto shop in The Galeries shopping center, the same center as their second Yayoi restaurant. Although the Sydney Menu has far fewer items than that of a Japanese Hotto Motto, they still have their signature dishes. Plenus hopes their establishment in Australia will allow" }, { "docid": "4945674", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "the Council of Europe. According to the European Commission, \"The motto means that, via the EU, Europeans are united in working together for peace and prosperity, and that the many different cultures, traditions and languages in Europe are a positive asset for the continent.\" This amounts to the embracement of multiculturalism as the goal of European integration, as opposed to the goal of an emerging European identity which had been advocated in the 1990s. The European motto was first adopted in May 2000 as \"Unity in diversity\" through a non-official process since it was a contest involving 80,000 students from" }, { "docid": "19479118", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and Slovakia. The song has reached the top 10 in all except three of the countries it has charted in. Taylor Swift performed \"This is What You Came For\" on the piano for the first time live at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on 22 October 2016. Swift then performed an acoustic guitar version at the DirecTV Super Saturday Night in Houston, Texas, on 4 February 2017. This Is What You Came For \"This Is What You Came For\" is a song by Scottish DJ and record producer Calvin Harris," }, { "docid": "7653560", "title": "Cute Is What We Aim For", "text": "Cute Is What We Aim For Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and have since released two albums: \"The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch\" and \"Rotation\". The band was previously signed with record label Fueled by Ramen for their two releases, but are currently unsigned. The original members of Cute Is What We Aim For were childhood friends. When the band was formed in January 2005, the members were still in their teenage years. Since the band's inception, it has been subject to several" }, { "docid": "7653568", "title": "Cute Is What We Aim For", "text": "where they will continue their 10-year anniversary tour. Current members Former members Cute Is What We Aim For Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and have since released two albums: \"The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch\" and \"Rotation\". The band was previously signed with record label Fueled by Ramen for their two releases, but are currently unsigned. The original members of Cute Is What We Aim For were childhood friends. When the band was formed in January 2005, the members were still in their" }, { "docid": "16045806", "title": "The Motto", "text": "world\" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in the play Clavigo in 1774, and as the title of a waltz \"Man lebt nur einmal!\" (\"You Only Live Once!\") by Johann Strauss II in 1855. The song received a nomination at the 2013 Grammy Awards. The song debuted at number 18 on the US \"Billboard\" Hot 100 chart with first-week sales of 124,000. In its 22nd week, it ascended to number 14. On the week of February 18, 2012, \"The Motto\" reached number one on the US Rap Chart making it his 12th number one on the chart and extending his lead" }, { "docid": "4945678", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "of the school year to invent a motto for the European Union. Two thousand five hundred seventy five classes were involved, with students ranging from ages ten to nineteen. The main rule was that the motto had to consist of a sentence of no more than twelve words, with an accompanying explanation of no more than 1,500 characters written in the class's local language. An English version of the explanation was also required, since the teachers used this language to communicate between themselves. National and European winners were selected the following year. By the contest deadline, 15 January 2000, 2016" }, { "docid": "4945681", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Luxembourgian historian Gilbert Trausch, former German President of the Bundestag Rita Süssmuth, Irish Senator Mary Henry, former British President of the European Commission Roy Jenkins and former French President of the European Commission Jacques Delors. The motto was displayed on a blue background located behind 24th President of the European Parliament Nicole Fontaine (see picture). Unité dans la diversité, French language for Unity in diversity was translated in the eleven official languages of the EU plus Latin, \"In varietate concordia\", as read out by President Nicole Fontaine. The motto had been devised" }, { "docid": "4494520", "title": "Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For", "text": "and \"What the World Is Waiting For\" were recorded at Sawmills Studios in Cornwall during the late summer of 1989, with additional vocal and guitar parts recorded later at London's Battery Studios, during the autumn of 1989. The tracks had been worked on for four months, and the intention was to put \"What the World Is Waiting For\" as the A side; however, when Roddy Mckenna, Silvertone's A&R man, heard \"Fools Gold\" he urged the band to use that as the A-side. The band were not completely convinced, and it was agreed, instead, to release the two tracks as a" }, { "docid": "20993295", "title": "Jerome Motto", "text": "that has been scientifically proven to work during the first years after a suicide attempt that resulted hospitalization. Jerome Motto Jerome Motto (1921–2015) was an American psychiatrist who conducted the first suicide prevention intervention that reduced deaths by suicide, as proven through a randomized controlled trial. The study involved mailing short letters that expressed the researchers' interest in the recipients without pressuring them to take any action. Motto's approach is sometimes called the \"Caring Letters\" model of suicide prevention. The approach, which was partly inspired by Motto's experience of receiving letters during World War II from a young woman he" }, { "docid": "20993293", "title": "Jerome Motto", "text": "Jerome Motto Jerome Motto (1921–2015) was an American psychiatrist who conducted the first suicide prevention intervention that reduced deaths by suicide, as proven through a randomized controlled trial. The study involved mailing short letters that expressed the researchers' interest in the recipients without pressuring them to take any action. Motto's approach is sometimes called the \"Caring Letters\" model of suicide prevention. The approach, which was partly inspired by Motto's experience of receiving letters during World War II from a young woman he had met before being deployed, sent a letter from a researcher who had spoken at length with the" }, { "docid": "4945677", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "with the opening of \"http://devise-europe.org\", the \"une devise pour l'Europe\" contest's official website managed by France Telecom. The website featured pedagogic files, created by the operation's general Office located at the Caen Memorial, and teachers oriented pitches and registration forms available in the eleven official European languages (plus Catalan). The English-language version, called \"A motto for Europe\", had its website hosted at \"https://web.archive.org/web/20170524113008/http://motto-europe.org/\". The contest's slogan was \"The only prize will be to write a page of Europe's History\" (\"La seule récompense sera d’avoir écrit une page d’histoire de l'Europe\"). In September 1999, a contest was held at the start" }, { "docid": "4494519", "title": "Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For", "text": "Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For \"Fools Gold\" and \"What the World Is Waiting For\" are two songs by British rock band the Stone Roses. They were released together as a double A-side single on 13 November 1989 through Silvertone Records. \"Fools Gold\" would go on to appear on certain non-UK versions of their self-titled debut studio album (1989). \"Fools Gold\" became the band's biggest commercial hit at the time. It was their first single to reach the top ten of the UK Singles Chart and stayed in the top-75 for fourteen weeks, peaking at number eight. \"Fools Gold\"" }, { "docid": "8920244", "title": "What Color is Your Parachute?", "text": "What Color is Your Parachute? What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles is a book for job-seekers that has been in print since 1970 and has been revised every year since 1975, sometimes substantially. Bolles initially self-published the book (December 1, 1970), but it has been commercially published since November 1972 by Ten Speed Press in Berkeley, California. As of September 28, 2010, the book is available in 22 languages, it is used in 26 countries around the world, and over ten million copies have been sold worldwide. It is one of the most highly regarded career advice" }, { "docid": "19463760", "title": "This Is What the Truth Feels Like Tour", "text": "This Is What the Truth Feels Like Tour The This Is What the Truth Feels Like Tour was the third solo concert tour by American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani, in support of her third solo studio album, \"This Is What the Truth Feels Like\" (2016). It began on July 12, 2016, in Mansfield, Massachusetts at the Xfinity Center and continued throughout North America before concluding on October 16, 2016, in Inglewood, California at The Forum. The tour was officially revealed in late April 2016 with twenty-seven dates in the USA and Canada. Stefani will tour together with Eve, with whom she" }, { "docid": "4494525", "title": "Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For", "text": "vinyl, Cassette and CD the same as 1989 releases\" Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For \"Fools Gold\" and \"What the World Is Waiting For\" are two songs by British rock band the Stone Roses. They were released together as a double A-side single on 13 November 1989 through Silvertone Records. \"Fools Gold\" would go on to appear on certain non-UK versions of their self-titled debut studio album (1989). \"Fools Gold\" became the band's biggest commercial hit at the time. It was their first single to reach the top ten of the UK Singles Chart and stayed in the top-75" }, { "docid": "12715771", "title": "The World Is What It Is", "text": "The World Is What It Is The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul is a biography of the Nobel Prize-winning author V. S. Naipaul by Patrick French. It was published in 2008 (by Picador in the UK and Knopf in the USA). The title is a quotation from Naipaul's book \"A Bend in the River\". \"The world is what it is; men who are nothing, who allow themselves to become nothing, have no place in it.\" French deals with Naipaul's family background and his life from his birth in 1932 until his second marriage" }, { "docid": "4464519", "title": "What It Is to Burn", "text": "the label. Reines offered the group a chance to perform and subsequently invited his sister, and co-label owner, Stefanie to the performance. The pair were impressed and signed the group. Pre-production and demos were done at DML Studios in Escondido, California in February and April 2001. They began recording \"What It Is to Burn\" in June at Big Fish Studios in Encinitas, California with producer Mark Trombino. They started tracking guitars in July. Strohmeyer used Fender guitars and Marshall amplifiers. Linares used ESP guitars and Mesa amplifiers. Trombino did guitar effects for the album, earning him a programming credit in" }, { "docid": "9406944", "title": "What Is the What", "text": "\"we really hadn’t decided whether I was just helping Valentino write his own book, or if I was writing a book about him.\" Valentino points out that, \"I thought I might want to write my own book, but I learned that I was not ready to do this. I was still taking classes in basic writing at Georgia Perimeter College.\" Dave Eggers discusses the difficulties in writing a book of this nature: \"For a long while there, we continued doing interviews, and I gathered the material. But all along, I really didn’t know exactly what form it would finally take—whether" }, { "docid": "19479104", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "This Is What You Came For \"This Is What You Came For\" is a song by Scottish DJ and record producer Calvin Harris, featuring Barbadian singer Rihanna. It was released on 29 April 2016, through Columbia Records and Westbury Road. The song was written by Taylor Swift, who was initially credited with the pseudonym Nils Sjöberg. Rihanna and Harris had previously collaborated on her sixth studio album, \"Talk That Talk\", which included the international chart-topper \"We Found Love\" and US top five single \"Where Have You Been\", the former of which was written and produced by Harris. He played the" }, { "docid": "19479117", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "among artists to 73). \"This Is What You Came For\" became Rihanna's 25th and Harris's fourth number one on the Hot Dance Club Songs Chart, where it became the first song since 2013's \"Wake Me Up\" to stay at number one for two weeks. As of October 2016, the single has sold 1.2 million copies in the United States. \"This Is What You Came For\" debuted at number one on the Scottish Singles Chart, and peaked at number one in Australia, Canada and Ireland. The song also reached the top 10 in Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Finland," }, { "docid": "7653563", "title": "Cute Is What We Aim For", "text": "to finish up high school and after that I was like, 'Wow, I miss playing music.' I was blessed enough to get that opportunity again.\" However, Cimato left the band once again in March 2008. It was announced that Dave Melillo would play bass until further notice. In 2008, Cute Is What We Aim For entered the studio to record with producer John Feldmann. \"Rotation\" debuted at #21 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart selling around 22,000 copies. In 2010, it was announced that the band Cute Is What We Aim For lost all of its members except for" }, { "docid": "4945686", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "failed European Constitution's Article I-8 about the EU's symbols. The motto translations were slightly modified since 2000, including the English-language version becoming « United in Diversity ». Though this constitutional treaty was eventually rejected by the French and Dutch voters on 29 May and 1 June 2005. On 9 May 2005, the European Commission issued promotional items such as a postcard featuring the symbols of Europe: the European flag, the European anthem, the European motto (now \"United in diversity\") and the Europe Day. Only lacked the European currency which was in the Treaty of 2004 but not yet constitutional. The" }, { "docid": "19322936", "title": "This Is What the Truth Feels Like", "text": "artist. The concert series ended on October 15–16, 2016, with a two-night performance at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The This Is What the Truth Feels Like Tour marked Stefani's first solo tour since The Sweet Escape Tour (2007) and first overall tour since the No Doubt 2009 Summer Tour. Through a partnership between Live Nation Entertainment and Yahoo! Music, a live feed was generated for the opening show at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. Several costume designers and stylists were commissioned for the tour's entirety, including The Blonds fashion house, and Mariel Haenn and Rob Zangardi. Corsets were" }, { "docid": "8923921", "title": "California School for the Blind", "text": "beginning the efforts to make the school wholly state-supported and seeing the school, then known as the California State Asylum for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind through its move to what would later become Berkeley in 1867. A 1906 amendment to the Political Code changed the school's name to the California Institution for the Deaf and Blind and established the school's place as a part of the California State school system. Dr. Wilkinson retired in 1910. The Legislature voted in 1914 to substitute the term \"School\" for \"Institution,\" again changing the school's name, this time to the California School for" }, { "docid": "8435042", "title": "Magical motto", "text": "Magical motto Magical mottoes are the magical nicknames, noms de plume, or pseudonyms taken by individuals in a number of magical organizations. These members were known and sometimes referred to in many publications by these mottoes. Members of these organizations typically adopted such a motto at their initiation into the neophyte grade of the organizations. Magical mottoes are taken in order to separate the magician's magical identity from their mundane identity within the context of magical work. Within the highly influential tradition of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, the mottoes chosen were usually in a foreign language, often" }, { "docid": "17284050", "title": "Hotto Motto", "text": "them to expand their brand within Australia, as well as branch out and diversify to more countries. Hotto Motto In March 2013, Plenus established an Australian subsidiary known as \"PLENUS AusT PTY. LTD\". The following year in June 2014, Plenus opened one of their chain noodle restaurants \"Yayoi\" In Sydney. The following year Plenus opened another Yayoi located in the Galeries shopping center in Sydney. On December 8, 2016, Plenus opened a Hotto Motto shop in The Galeries shopping center, the same center as their second Yayoi restaurant. Although the Sydney Menu has far fewer items than that of a" }, { "docid": "15620786", "title": "Hell Is What You Make It", "text": "\"Hello Fascination\". It also charted within the \"Billboard\" Rock, Alternative, Dance and Independent Album Charts. As of March 2014, the album has sold 64,000 copies in the United States. All songs produced by Ian Kirkpatrick except \"Chemicals\", produced by Matt Squire. Hell Is What You Make It Hell Is What You Make It is the third studio album by electronic rock duo Breathe Carolina. It was released on July 12, 2011 through Fearless Records. Recording for the album took place in Los Angeles, California between 2010-2011 whilst production was handled by Ian Kirkpatrick. Musically, the album is mainly rooted in" }, { "docid": "15620778", "title": "Hell Is What You Make It", "text": "Hell Is What You Make It Hell Is What You Make It is the third studio album by electronic rock duo Breathe Carolina. It was released on July 12, 2011 through Fearless Records. Recording for the album took place in Los Angeles, California between 2010-2011 whilst production was handled by Ian Kirkpatrick. Musically, the album is mainly rooted in dance, pop, trance and post-hardcore genres but also uses elements of electronic music and dubstep. The album received generally positive reviews from music critics, who commended its \"catchiness\" and \"radio-friendly\" songs. It debuted at number 42 on the \"Billboard\" 200, as" }, { "docid": "12715772", "title": "The World Is What It Is", "text": "in 1996. The biography has been extensively reviewed: the reviewers include Paul Theroux, who wrote an earlier book about Naipaul. The biography was selected by the editors of the \"New York Times Book Review\" as one of the \"Times\"' \"10 Best Books of 2008\". It won the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography, and the British literary award the Hawthornden Prize. The World Is What It Is The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul is a biography of the Nobel Prize-winning author V. S. Naipaul by Patrick French. It was published in" }, { "docid": "11248075", "title": "Here Is What Is", "text": "Here Is What Is Here Is What Is is the fifth studio album by Canadian songwriter and record producer Daniel Lanois. It was first released in December 2007 as a high-quality download, and later released on CD on March 18, 2008. The album is the result of the same project that led to the 2007 documentary \"Here Is What Is\" that premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival in September. The movie documents the aesthetics and creative process behind Lanois' approach to music making and recording. The album has been presented as a direct soundtrack to this film, and" }, { "docid": "8966221", "title": "This Is What You Want... This Is What You Get", "text": "He then flew over to London and presented them to Richard Branson as the finished new PiL album for Virgin Records: \"Commercial Zone\". For his part, John Lydon decided to completely abandon the tapes and re-record the whole album from scratch with session musicians. This new version of \"Commercial Zone\" became \"This Is What You Want... This Is What You Get\" in 1984. \"The Order of Death\" is a reference to the film \"Copkiller\", also known as \"The Order of Death\". The line \"This is what you want... This is what you get\", which gives title to the album, appears" }, { "docid": "8966219", "title": "This Is What You Want... This Is What You Get", "text": "were not re-recorded for \"This Is What You Want...This Is What You Get\" (although a remixed version of \"Blue Water\" was included as the B-side on the \"This Is Not a Love Song\" 12\" single). Songs on \"This Is What You Want...This Is What You Get\" which did not appear in any form on \"Commercial Zone\" are \"Tie Me to the Length of That\", \"The Pardon\" and \"1981\", and are the only songs on the album which do not credit Keith Levene as a co-writer. PiL was supposed to score the soundtrack for the 1983 suspense film \"Copkiller\", starring Harvey" }, { "docid": "19479109", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "it and cut the vocals\", and also confirming her previous request for secrecy as co-songwriter. The credit has since been officially changed to \"Taylor Swift\" in BMI's and ASCAP's entry for the song. \"This Is What You Came For\" is an EDM song. Gil Kaufman of \"Billboard\" stated that the song is \"a chilled-out, joyful club track that nods to classic Chicago house from the late 1980s and early 1990s, but with a modern, poppier flavor.\" The song is written in the key of A minor with a tempo of 124 beats per minute. The song follows a chord progression" }, { "docid": "4494523", "title": "Fools Gold/What the World Is Waiting For", "text": "of the Pops\" as the Happy Mondays, who performed \"Hallelujah\" from the \"Madchester Rave on E.P.\", is regarded as a \"cultural high-water mark\", exposing the emerging Madchester scene to a wider audience, and popularizing a new dance-oriented music genre, baggy. Although a non-album double A-sided single, both tracks have appeared on the compilation albums \"Turns into Stone\", \"The Complete Stone Roses\" and \"The Very Best of The Stone Roses\". Both tracks have also appeared on some reissued editions of their debut album \"The Stone Roses\", although \"Fools Gold\" has appeared more often than \"What The World Is Waiting For\". In" }, { "docid": "7728613", "title": "What Is Life", "text": "of \"What Is Life\" on his 2005 tribute CD \"Something for George\". \"What Is Life\" was performed live at George Fest 2014 by \"Weird Al\" Yankovic. The recording is available on YouTube. The following musicians are believed to have played on \"What Is Life\": What Is Life \"What Is Life\" is a song by the English musician George Harrison, released on his 1970 triple album \"All Things Must Pass\". In many countries, it was issued as the second single from the album, in February 1971, becoming a top-ten hit in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, and topping singles charts" }, { "docid": "16669427", "title": "For What It's Worth (novel)", "text": "– the spirits of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Jim Morrison. The rock icons give him bad advice Quinn struggles to understand. For What It's Worth (novel) For What It’s Worth is the tenth book for children by Janet Tashjian. It is a young adult novel published by Henry Holt and Company. The title is taken from the 1967 Buffalo Springfield song of the same name. Quinn is a 14-year-old boy growing up in Laurel Canyon in 1971, the center of the Southern California music scene. He starts a band, finally gets a girlfriend, and continues to add to his" }, { "docid": "16669426", "title": "For What It's Worth (novel)", "text": "For What It's Worth (novel) For What It’s Worth is the tenth book for children by Janet Tashjian. It is a young adult novel published by Henry Holt and Company. The title is taken from the 1967 Buffalo Springfield song of the same name. Quinn is a 14-year-old boy growing up in Laurel Canyon in 1971, the center of the Southern California music scene. He starts a band, finally gets a girlfriend, and continues to add to his record collection until he meets a draft dodger and his perfect world falls apart. Through his Ouija board, he contacts Club 27" }, { "docid": "15781719", "title": "This Is What Rock n' Roll Looks Like", "text": "week, the song went up two spots, peaking at number forty-four. The following two weeks, \"This Is What Rock n' Roll Looks Like\" remained stationary at number forty-four on the weeks ending August 1, 2011 and August 8, 2011, respectively. A music video for \"This Is What Rock n' Roll Looks Like\" was shot and directed by Sanaa Hamri at Citrus College in Glendora, California. Porcelain Black discussed the idea behind the music video for \"This Is What Rock n' Roll Looks Like\" with AOL's Carlos Ramirez, stating it was based on real life experiences. After Porcelain Black's mother had" }, { "docid": "2966075", "title": "What Is Art?", "text": "What Is Art? What is Art? ( \"Chto takoye iskusstvo?\") is a book by Leo Tolstoy. It was completed in Russian in 1897 but first published in English due to difficulties with the Russian censors. Tolstoy cites the time, effort, public funds, and public respect spent on art and artists as well as the imprecision of general opinions on art as reason for writing the book. In his words, \"it is difficult to say what is meant by art, and especially what is good, useful art, art for the sake of which we might condone such sacrifices as are being" }, { "docid": "7526859", "title": "The \"What Time Is Love?\" Story", "text": "The \"What Time Is Love?\" Story The \"What Time Is Love?\" Story is a compilation album by British electronic music duo The KLF, comprising six versions of their techno track \"What Time Is Love?\". By 1989 (see 1989 in music), the popularity of the \"Pure Trance Original\" of \"What Time Is Love?\" in European clubs had reportedly spawned eighteen unauthorised cover versions and sound-alikes. In a novel move, some of these were collated by The Orb's Alex Paterson at The KLF's behest, and released as a compilation album entitled \"The \"What Time Is Love?\" Story\", which was sold commercially for" }, { "docid": "9078659", "title": "This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For", "text": "This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For is the first release by Bring Me the Horizon, released on 25 September 2004, through Thirty Days of Night Records in Australia and on 30 January 2005, through Visible Noise records in the UK. \"This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For\" was released on 25 September 2004 in the US through Earache Records. The original pressing, on Thirty Days of Night Records, was a strict run of only 1,000 copies. Its title comes from" }, { "docid": "11416409", "title": "United States national motto", "text": "differentiate the United States from atheistic communism. Earlier, a 1954 act added the words \"under God\" to the Pledge of Allegiance. Some states also adopted mottos with religious overtones during this time, for example Ohio's \"With God, all things are possible\". The constitutionality of the modern national motto has been questioned with relationship to the separation of church and state outlined in the First Amendment. In 1970, in \"Aronow v. United States\", the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the motto does not violate the First Amendment to the Constitution. The United States Supreme Court" }, { "docid": "6038034", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "What Is Love \"What Is Love\" is a song recorded by Trinidadian-German Eurodance artist Haddaway for his debut album, \"The Album\". The song is recognizable by its refrain \"What is love? Baby don't hurt me, don't hurt me... no more.\" It was a massive hit in Europe, becoming a number-one hit in at least 13 countries and reaching number two in Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Outside Europe, the song was moderately successful, reaching number 11 in the United States, number 12 in Australia, number 17 in Canada, and number 48 in New Zealand. \"What Is Love\" was written" }, { "docid": "19479106", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "for Rihanna and Harris's tenth on the sister chart Dance/Mix Show Airplay. It topped the charts in Australia, Canada, and the Republic of Ireland and peaked within the top ten of the charts in Germany, New Zealand and Switzerland. \"This Is What You Came For\" received mixed reviews from critics (some praised them for creating a catchy track, others labeled it as boring) and cited Rihanna's vocals as overprocessed. A music video for the song premiered on 17 June 2016 and features Rihanna in an open cube with images projected on the inside walls. Calvin Harris presented the final recording" }, { "docid": "9771746", "title": "What You Get Is What You See", "text": "What You Get Is What You See \"What You Get Is What You See\" is a song by recording artist Tina Turner from her album \"Break Every Rule\" (1986). The song was written by the Terry Britten and Graham Lyle team and was notably different from the three previous singles that they had written for Turner, \"What's Love Got to Do with It\", \"We Don't Need Another Hero\" and \"Two People\", as it was an up-tempo country-tinged rock track featuring Eric Clapton on guitars. Tina Turner said in an interview that \"What You Get Is What You See\" is her" }, { "docid": "15509488", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "(What Is) Love? \"(What Is) Love?\" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez. Originally entitled \"What Is Love?\", the song appeared on the soundtrack to \"The Back-up Plan\" (2010), a film in which Lopez stars. The song was later included on Lopez's seventh studio album \"Love?\" (2011), as the album's title track. \"(What Is) Love?\" is a midtempo electropop song written by Diana \"Wynter\" Gordon, with the song's producer Emile \"D'Mile\" Dernst II. The song is about \"not knowing what love is,\" according to Gordon. A remix of \"(What Is) Love?\", entitled \"What Is Love? Part II\", was" }, { "docid": "10155975", "title": "What Is the Third Estate?", "text": "What Is the Third Estate? What Is the Third Estate? () is a political pamphlet written in January 1789, shortly before the outbreak of the French Revolution, by the French thinker and clergyman Abbé Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748–1836). The pamphlet was Sieyès' response to finance minister Jacques Necker's invitation for writers to state how they thought the Estates-General should be organized. In the pamphlet, Sieyès argues that the third estate – the common people of France – constituted a complete nation within itself and had no need of the \"dead weight\" of the two other orders, the first and second" }, { "docid": "5616995", "title": "What Is and What Should Never Be", "text": "What Is and What Should Never Be \"What Is and What Should Never Be\" is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was written by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant and was included as the second track on \"Led Zeppelin II\" (1969). \"What is and What Should Never Be\" was one of the first songs on which Page used his soon-to-become trademark Gibson Les Paul for recording. The production makes liberal use of stereo as the guitars pan back and forth between channels. Robert Plant's vocals were phased during the verses. Record producer Rick Rubin has remarked, \"The" }, { "docid": "11248076", "title": "Here Is What Is", "text": "some of the tracks (\"Beauty\" and \"Chest of Drawers\") are conversations with Brian Eno. All songs written by Daniel Lanois unless otherwise noted. \"Where Will I Be\" is a new version of a song which had been previously released on Emmylou Harris' album \"Wrecking Ball\" in 1995. \"Lovechild\" and \"Sacred And Secular\" tracks incorporates, respectively, the pedal steel guitar melody used in \"Carla\", on Belladonna album, and the pedal steel guitar melody used in \"Transmitter\", on Shine album. Here Is What Is Here Is What Is is the fifth studio album by Canadian songwriter and record producer Daniel Lanois. It" }, { "docid": "6038039", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "in \"Just Dance 2017\". In 2009, German DJ Klaas remixed the song under the title \"Klaas meets Haddaway – What Is Love 2K9\". This remix charted in several European countries. In 2016, Belgian DJ Lost Frequencies released a cover titled \"What Is Love 2016\", as a single from his debut album \"Less Is More\". It was actually already produced back in 2014 as a remix for Jaymes Young's cover version of \"What is Love\". This version was remade for the album and became a hit on a number of European singles charts and topped the Belgian Ultratop Official Singles Chart." }, { "docid": "4945682", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "by Luxembourgian youngsters and prefaced by chairman Delors who added \"Europe:\" to it. Probably by coincidence, the same motto had been used in the title of a Workshop held in the European Centre for Modern Languages (Graz) on 23–25 April 1998: \"East meets West: Unity in Diversity\". The title was chosen by Dónall Ó Riagáin, on behalf of the organizers, the European Bureau for Lesser-Used languages (EBLUL). He attributes the expression to John Hume, the leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party in Northern Ireland when he first used it, in about 1983, perhaps basing it on the text" }, { "docid": "4945683", "title": "Motto of the European Union", "text": "\"E pluribus unum\"’ on the Seal of the USA. Since it had to be submitted for official approval by the fifteen Chiefs of State of the European Council at Santa Maria da Feira on 19 and 20 June 2000, President Nicole Fontaine stated: « \"I want it to become the motto of all institutions, just as we have a flag and anthem\" ». The six rejected mottoes were \"Peace, Liberty, Solidarity\", \"Our differences are our strength\", \"United for peace and democracy\", \"United in liberty\", \"An old continent, a new hope\", \"All different, all Europeans!\" \"Unity in diversity\" has been the" }, { "docid": "7653565", "title": "Cute Is What We Aim For", "text": "Fred Cimato, and Jeff Czum. This was the first set the full band had performed in 6 years. During the set, the band announced that they were officially making a comeback. Cute Is What We Aim For played a comeback show with The Daydream Chronicles and Fictitious Ray on September 21, 2012 at Mohawk Place in Buffalo, New York. On January 20, 2013, Shaant Hacikyan announced at a show in Memphis, TN that the band would be releasing new material Spring/Summer 2013, with demos to come earlier than that. It is currently unclear if the release will be an EP" }, { "docid": "19479112", "title": "This Is What You Came For", "text": "cut short due to time constrains. Calvin Harris makes a brief cameo appearance in the video, driving a sports car (Lamborghini Aventador). As the video ends, Rihanna walks outside, revealing the box has been set up on a dark, deserted soundstage. Two months after its release, the video reached 500 million views, and on 29 November 2016, the video reached one billion views. As of December 2018, it has reached 2.1 billion views, and is the site's 24th most viewed video. \"This Is What You Came For\" received mixed reviews. Lary Barleet from \"NME\" stated that \"As it builds to" }, { "docid": "7653566", "title": "Cute Is What We Aim For", "text": "or an LP. On 27 February 2013, Cute Is What We Aim For premiered a new demo called \"Titanic\". 20 days later on 27 March they posted a YouTube link to a lyric video of their new song named \"Next to Me\". On September 2, the band released another new song titled \"A Closed Mind With an Open Mouth\". The song was made available for purchase on the iTunes store the next day. A headlining tour was also announced to coincide with the newly released song. The band supported You Me at Six on their US tour in September and" }, { "docid": "6038040", "title": "What Is Love", "text": "An official music video was released directed by Soulvizion. It features the Dutch professional basketball player Don Rigters who plays the role of David Rose, a basketball player who is severely injured trying to make a comeback to the game with encouragement from his girlfriend, (played by Melissa Kanza), his three teammates, (Alkenah Wansing, Jeroen Jansen and Lindy Chippendel) and by his basketball coach (played by J E Rigters). What Is Love \"What Is Love\" is a song recorded by Trinidadian-German Eurodance artist Haddaway for his debut album, \"The Album\". The song is recognizable by its refrain \"What is love?" }, { "docid": "5919707", "title": "What Is Literature?", "text": "The art of writing is deeply linked to freedom and thus ventures into the fields of politics and democracy. The poet frees himself by disassociation, and the prose writer fulfills a duty to utilize language for the end of a conceived free society. What Is Literature? What Is Literature? (), also published as \"Literature and Existentialism\",) is an essay by French philosopher and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre, published by Gallimard in 1948. Initially published in freestanding essays across French literary journals \"Les Temps modernes\", \"Situations I\" and \"Situations II\", essays \"What is Writing?\" and \"Why Write?\" were translated into English and" }, { "docid": "15983617", "title": "What Work Is", "text": "What Work Is What Work Is is a collection of poetry by Philip Levine. The collection has many themes that are representative of Levine's writing including physical labor, class identity, family relationships and personal loss. Its primary focus on work and the working class led to it being studied with emphasis on Marxist literary criticism. The focus on work is expressed in thematically different ways throughout the collection. Furthermore, much of the collection was shaped by concerns for blue collar workers as well as nationwide political events. \"What Work Is\" was first published in 1991 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc." }, { "docid": "9078661", "title": "This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For", "text": "You're Dead? Nobody.\", \"Dagger\", \"Passe Compose\", \"Traitors Never Play Hangman\" and \"We Are All Movie Stars\". The artwork was different as well, with the cover featuring the band's logo with a sparrow in the corner of the cover standing about a bottle of leaking love hearts. Jack Rogers writing for \"Rock Sound\" reviewed the song \"RE: They Have No Reflections\" and commented that it is \"Scrappy, heavy and completely and utterly debauched\". This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For is the first release by Bring" }, { "docid": "18948031", "title": "What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy", "text": "What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy What is Living and What is Dead in Indian Philosophy is a 1976 book by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya. Explaining the relationship between the soul and consciousness in the Nyaya-Vaisesika philosophy, Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya makes three points. First, consciousness in this view is knowledge (jnana) in an empirical sense. Second, consciousness is one of the multiple qualities of the soul. Third, consciousness is a transient quality, not a permanent quality. By itself, the soul is without consciousness; consciousness is produced in the soul only when it is conjoined with certain other entities. Hiriyanna," }, { "docid": "9771748", "title": "What You Get Is What You See", "text": "where in 1989 it was used in a campaign for the New South Wales Rugby League. They later used the Tina Turner song \"The Best\" in another campaign. The song has been covered many times including by Canadian country music group Straight Clean & Simple and a single for the band taken from their 1992 album \"Iron Lady\". It was also covered by Scottish / Irish country artist Lisa McHugh. Her cover appears in her 2014 album \"A Life That's Good\". What You Get Is What You See \"What You Get Is What You See\" is a song by recording" }, { "docid": "15509495", "title": "(What Is) Love?", "text": "the internet on April 20, 2013. According to Jessica Sager of PopCrush, it picks up where the original song left off. Sager wrote that the song \"likely isn't about [Marc] Anthony — but for those new to the song, it's surely easy to interpret it as such. Lopez gets pretty revealing in the new song, addressing a divorce directly and explicitly\". Credits adapted from the liner notes of \"Love?\". (What Is) Love? \"(What Is) Love?\" is a song recorded by American entertainer Jennifer Lopez. Originally entitled \"What Is Love?\", the song appeared on the soundtrack to \"The Back-up Plan\" (2010)," } ]
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What is the name of the second Beatles album?
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[ { "docid": "4014886", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "track for programming purposes: \"And I Love Her\", as the final track that ends Program 4; the running order is as follows: In the U.S., the album sold 1,668,435 copies by December 31, 1964 and 2,051,486 copies by the end of the decade. The Beatles' Second Album The Beatles' Second Album is the Beatles' second Capitol Records album, and their third album released in the United States including \"Introducing... The Beatles\" released three months earlier on Vee-Jay Records. \"The Beatles' Second Album\" replaced \"Meet the Beatles!\" at number one on the album charts in the US. In 2004 \"The Beatles'" }, { "docid": "4014876", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "The Beatles' Second Album The Beatles' Second Album is the Beatles' second Capitol Records album, and their third album released in the United States including \"Introducing... The Beatles\" released three months earlier on Vee-Jay Records. \"The Beatles' Second Album\" replaced \"Meet the Beatles!\" at number one on the album charts in the US. In 2004 \"The Beatles' Second Album\" was issued for the first time on compact disc (catalogue number CDP 7243 8 66877 2 2), (CDP 7243 8 66878 2 1) as part of \"The Capitol Albums, Volume 1\" boxed set and was issued in a miniature cardboard replica" }, { "docid": "4014878", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "available backlog of some 25 songs yet to be released by Capitol Records, it was decided to compile a follow-up album as soon as possible. \"The Beatles' Second Album\" was the first album of the group's work to be assembled by Capitol Records exclusively for the US market—\"Meet the Beatles!\" was a reconfigured, abridged version of \"With the Beatles\". \"Second Album\" was a potpourri collection that did not represent the Beatles' output at the time; the end result was an assembly of material from nearly a half-dozen sessions and sources. Capitol compiled the album using additional songs from four different" }, { "docid": "4014881", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "of \"Thank You Girl\" in stereo marked the only stereo version of the song released on any album in the US or UK for over 40 years, until another stereo version was released on the 2009 remastered edition of the \"Past Masters\" compilation album. The same stereo mix of \"Thank You Girl\" on \"The Beatles' Second Album\" was also included on \"The Beatles Beat,\" released in Germany and Holland, as well as the original 2004 CD issue of \"The Beatles Second Album\" as included in \"The Capitol Albums, Volume 1\" boxed set. Since much echo was added, this version remains" }, { "docid": "4014880", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "versions on order to give the album the atmosphere of a live performance. This effect is more noticeable on the tracks culled from \"With the Beatles\", as those were recorded in two-track stereo. \"Allmusic\" said that \"\"The Beatles' Second Album\" stands as probably the best pure rock & roll album ever issued of the group's music\" because the album \"avoid[s] any trace of the pop ballads favored by Paul McCartney that usually slowed down the group's other early albums, and the result was the longest uninterrupted body of then-hard rock & roll and R&B in their entire output.\" The inclusion" }, { "docid": "4014884", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "Me to You\", the single for which \"Thank You Girl\" was the B-side. The song was only released as a single from Vee Jay Records (re-issued by Capitol in 1965 as a \"Star Line\" single); it would not appear on an album in the US until the 1973 compilation \"1962–1966\" (also known as \"The Red Album\"). In Canada, this record could not be called the Beatles' second album, since \"Beatlemania! With the Beatles\" and \"Twist and Shout\" had preceded it. A slightly different track listing was released to the Canadian market with similar cover art under the title \"The Beatles'" }, { "docid": "4014885", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "Long Tall Sally\". This longer (12-song) Canadian album did not include \"Money\", \"Thank You Girl\" or \"She Loves You\" but instead had \"I Want to Hold Your Hand\", \"I Saw Her Standing There\", \"This Boy\" and \"Misery\". In 1968, \"The Beatles' Second Album\", \"The Early Beatles\" and \"Meet the Beatles!\" were released in Canada, though the earlier Canadian LPs remained in print (eventually with stereo mixes) until the CD era precipitated their deletion in the late 1980s. All tracks written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted. See also: Lennon–McCartney. Note: The Capitol 8-track (8XT-2080) added one additional" }, { "docid": "4014883", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "the cowbell after the beginning of the vocal. Harrison's opening 12-string guitar phrase is also different between the mono and stereo versions. On \"Long Tall Sally\", reverb was added to the stereo version. The \"dry\" mono mix of \"Long Tall Sally\" is noticeably different from the mono mix with slight echo that was issued in the UK, and is unique to the \"Second Album\". The mono version of \"You Can't Do That\" is also different from the version on UK \"A Hard Day's Night\" LP for unknown reasons. Missing from \"The Beatles' Second Album\", also for reasons unknown, was \"From" }, { "docid": "4014825", "title": "Meet the Beatles!", "text": "Beatles Production In the U.S., the album sold 4,045,174 copies by December 31, 1964 and 4,699,348 copies by the end of the decade. Meet the Beatles! Meet the Beatles! is the second Beatles album released in the United States. It was the first US Beatles album to be issued by Capitol Records, on 20 January 1964 in both mono and stereo formats. It topped the popular album chart on 15 February 1964 and remained at number one for eleven weeks before being replaced by \"The Beatles' Second Album\". The cover featured Robert Freeman's iconic portrait of the Beatles used in" }, { "docid": "4014818", "title": "Meet the Beatles!", "text": "Meet the Beatles! Meet the Beatles! is the second Beatles album released in the United States. It was the first US Beatles album to be issued by Capitol Records, on 20 January 1964 in both mono and stereo formats. It topped the popular album chart on 15 February 1964 and remained at number one for eleven weeks before being replaced by \"The Beatles' Second Album\". The cover featured Robert Freeman's iconic portrait of the Beatles used in the United Kingdom for \"With the Beatles\", with a blue tint added to the original stark black-and-white photograph. After constantly rejecting requests by" }, { "docid": "20526143", "title": "B-Sides The Beatles", "text": "B-Sides The Beatles B-Sides The Beatles is the ninth studio album by The Smithereens, released 2 September 2008 on Koch Records. The album features the band covering Beatles B-sides released in America in 1964 and early 1965. \"B-Sides The Beatles\" is the second album from The Smithereens that's devoted entirely to Beatles covers. Their 2007 release, \"Meet The Smithereens!\", was a song-by-song re-creation of The Beatles' 1964 debut American album, \"Meet The Beatles!\". Smithereens co-producer and engineer Kurt Reil explained: \"The project started while we were making demos in preparation for the next new original Smithereens album. As the band" }, { "docid": "20526148", "title": "B-Sides The Beatles", "text": "MAD\". All songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted. Credits adapted from the album's liner notes. B-Sides The Beatles B-Sides The Beatles is the ninth studio album by The Smithereens, released 2 September 2008 on Koch Records. The album features the band covering Beatles B-sides released in America in 1964 and early 1965. \"B-Sides The Beatles\" is the second album from The Smithereens that's devoted entirely to Beatles covers. Their 2007 release, \"Meet The Smithereens!\", was a song-by-song re-creation of The Beatles' 1964 debut American album, \"Meet The Beatles!\". Smithereens co-producer and engineer Kurt Reil explained:" }, { "docid": "819953", "title": "With the Beatles", "text": "were placed on \"The Beatles' Second Album\". The LP had advance orders of a half million and sold another half million by September 1965, making it the second album to sell a million copies in the United Kingdom, after the soundtrack to the 1958 film \"South Pacific\". \"With the Beatles\" remained at the top of the charts for 21 weeks, displacing \"Please Please Me\", so that the Beatles occupied the top spot for 51 consecutive weeks. It even reached number 11 in the \"singles charts\" (because at the time UK charts counted all records sold, regardless of format). EMI Australia" }, { "docid": "4075890", "title": "The Early Beatles", "text": "Beatles \"The U.S. Albums\" boxed set. The album consists of eleven of the fourteen tracks from the Beatles' first American album \"Introducing...The Beatles\" as well as their first British LP \"Please Please Me\". All songs written by Lennon-McCartney except where noted. The Early Beatles The Early Beatles is the Beatles' sixth release on Capitol Records, and their eighth album for the American market. All of the tracks on this album had previously been issued on the early 1964 Vee-Jay release \"Introducing... The Beatles\". The front cover photo for this album features the same back cover photo for the British LP" }, { "docid": "4168132", "title": "The Beatles' Long Tall Sally", "text": "tracks—from The Beatles' British EP \"Long Tall Sally\". Four of the tracks had already been released on the Canadian album \"Beatlemania! With the Beatles\". The cover design is almost identical to the US release \"The Beatles' Second Album\". All songs written by Lennon–McCartney, except where noted. The album was deleted in 1967 but was reissued in 1971 along with the two other unique Canadian Beatles albums in Capitol's \"6000 Series\". The album was issued in stereo for the first time in 1976, though nearly all the \"stereo\" tracks are in the \"reprocessed for stereo\" format. This process involves creating a" }, { "docid": "4311820", "title": "The Yellow Album", "text": "The Yellow Album The Yellow Album is \"The Simpsons\" second album of originally recorded songs, released as a follow-up to the 1990 album \"The Simpsons Sing the Blues\". Though it was released in 1998, it had been recorded years earlier, after the success of the first album. The title is a play on the name of The Beatles' highly popular self-titled 1968 album, commonly known as \"\"The White Album\"\", with the skin color of the characters of \"The Simpsons\". In addition, the cover is a parody of The Beatles' 1967 album, \"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band\". The parody was" }, { "docid": "4076094", "title": "Introducing... The Beatles", "text": "which opens side 2 rather than \"Please Please Me\" (The song is rather placed on side 1, track 3). The Beatles Production Introducing... The Beatles Introducing... The Beatles is the first Beatles album released in the United States. Originally scheduled for a July 1963 release, the LP came out on 10 January 1964, on Vee-Jay Records, ten days before Capitol's \"Meet the Beatles!\". The latter album, however, entered the U.S. album chart one week before the former. Consequently, when \"Meet The Beatles!\" peaked at for eleven consecutive weeks, \"Introducing...The Beatles\" stalled at where it remained nine consecutive weeks. It was" }, { "docid": "4076072", "title": "Introducing... The Beatles", "text": "Introducing... The Beatles Introducing... The Beatles is the first Beatles album released in the United States. Originally scheduled for a July 1963 release, the LP came out on 10 January 1964, on Vee-Jay Records, ten days before Capitol's \"Meet the Beatles!\". The latter album, however, entered the U.S. album chart one week before the former. Consequently, when \"Meet The Beatles!\" peaked at for eleven consecutive weeks, \"Introducing...The Beatles\" stalled at where it remained nine consecutive weeks. It was the subject of much legal wrangling, but ultimately, Vee-Jay was permitted to sell the album until late 1964, by which time it" }, { "docid": "4014824", "title": "Meet the Beatles!", "text": "remaining five tracks from \"With the Beatles\" were songs originally recorded by other artists. Capitol determined that for their first album they would only include original and fresh material. There was fear that the remakes would turn Americans off of the Beatles. The other five songs would appear on Capitol's next American LP, \"The Beatles' Second Album\", released in April 1964. The songs \"I Want to Hold Your Hand\" and \"This Boy\" are in a duophonic [fake] stereo, as Capitol had not been provided proper stereo mixes. All tracks written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted. The" }, { "docid": "4075885", "title": "The Early Beatles", "text": "The Early Beatles The Early Beatles is the Beatles' sixth release on Capitol Records, and their eighth album for the American market. All of the tracks on this album had previously been issued on the early 1964 Vee-Jay release \"Introducing... The Beatles\". The front cover photo for this album features the same back cover photo for the British LP \"Beatles for Sale\". Vee-Jay had gained American distribution rights to the tracks before the group became popular in America (because Capitol, the US subsidiary of EMI which owned the Beatles' record label Parlophone, had declined to release the group's records in" }, { "docid": "4076088", "title": "Introducing... The Beatles", "text": "name; it still stated \"Introducing... The Beatles\" on the label. \"Songs, Pictures and Stories\" was released either in late July 1964 or 12 October 1964, with the latter the more likely date, because it entered the \"Billboard\" album chart on 31 October. It eventually peaked at number 63. The other repackaging was the two-record set \"The Beatles vs the Four Seasons\", which contained copies of \"Introducing... The Beatles\" in one pocket of the gatefold cover and \"Golden Hits of the Four Seasons\" (VJLP 1065) in the other. This Vee-Jay creation spent three weeks on the \"Billboard\" chart in October 1964" } ]
[ { "docid": "8969810", "title": "Love (The Beatles album)", "text": "Love (The Beatles album) Love is a soundtrack remix album of music recorded by the Beatles, released in November 2006. It features music compiled and remixed as a mashup for the Cirque du Soleil show of the same name. The album was produced by George Martin and his son Giles Martin, who said, \"What people will be hearing on the album is a new experience, a way of re-living the whole Beatles musical lifespan in a very condensed period.\" The album was also George Martin's final album as a producer before his death in 2016. George Martin and his son" }, { "docid": "823670", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "is what The Beatles are on about. Created by, creating for, their age.\"<ref name=\"MacDonald/WhiteRiot\"></ref> Although he dismissed \"Revolution 9\" as a \"pretentious\" example of \"idiot immaturity\", the \"NME\"s Alan Smith declared \"God Bless You, Beatles!\" to the majority of the album. Jann Wenner of \"Rolling Stone\" called it \"the history and synthesis of Western music\", and the group's best album yet. Wenner contended that they were allowed to appropriate other styles and traditions into rock music because their ability and identity were \"so strong that they make it uniquely theirs, and uniquely the Beatles. They are so good that they" }, { "docid": "4014877", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "of the original album sleeve containing the US mono and stereo mixes. In 2014, the album was released on CD again, individually and included in the Beatles boxed set \"The U.S. Albums\", which contained the album's running order but with UK mixes as remastered in 2009. The album was also issued on the EMI subsidiary label Odeon in 1964 for the Japanese market. That version had the same title and similar cover art but contained different songs than the US release. With the massive popularity of \"Meet the Beatles!\" and a desire for additional Beatles product as well as an" }, { "docid": "823606", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "The Beatles (album) The Beatles, also known as The White Album, is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band's name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band's previous LP \"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band\". Although no singles were issued from \"The Beatles\" in Britain and the United States, the songs \"Hey Jude\" and \"Revolution\" originated from the same recording sessions and were issued on a" }, { "docid": "823656", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "avant-garde \"Revolution 9\". \"The Beatles\" was issued on 22 November 1968 in Britain, with a US release following three days later. The album's working title, \"A Doll's House\", had been changed when the English progressive rock band Family released the similarly titled \"Music in a Doll's House\" earlier that year. Schaffner wrote in 1977 of the name that was adopted for the Beatles' double album: \"From the day of release, everybody referred to \"The Beatles\" as 'the White Album.'\" \"The Beatles\" was the third album to be released by Apple Records, following Harrison's \"Wonderwall Music\", and Lennon’s \"Two Virgins\". Martin" }, { "docid": "823686", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "of nine weeks at the top. In all, \"The Beatles\" spent 186 weeks on the \"Billboard\" 200. The album has sold over 9.5 million copies in the United States alone and according to the Recording Industry Association of America, \"The Beatles\" is the Beatles' most-certified album, at 19-times platinum. All tracks written by Lennon–McCartney, except where noted. Lead singer credits per Castleman and Podrazik's 1976 book \"All Together Now\". The Beatles Guest musicians Session musicians Production Original release 1987 reissue 2009 reissue 2018 reissue Footnotes Citations Sources Further reading The Beatles (album) The Beatles, also known as The White Album," }, { "docid": "823681", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "and social battles of the day\". Charles Manson first heard the album not long after it was released. He had already claimed to find hidden meanings in songs from earlier Beatles albums, but in \"The Beatles\" he interpreted prophetic significance in several of the songs, including \"Blackbird\", \"Piggies\" (particularly the line \"what they need's a damn good whacking\"), \"Helter Skelter\", \"Revolution 1\" and \"Revolution 9\", and interpreted the lyrics as a sign of imminent violence or war. He played the album repeatedly to his followers, the Manson family, and convinced them that it was an apocalyptic message predicting an uprising" }, { "docid": "823673", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "the album, for \"Mojo\" magazine, Ian MacDonald wrote that \"The Beatles\" regularly appears among the top 10 in critics' \"best albums of all time\" lists, yet it was a work that he deemed \"eccentric, highly diverse, and very variable [in] quality\".<ref name=\"MacDonald/WhiteRiot55\"></ref> Rob Sheffield, writing in \"The Rolling Stone Album Guide\" (2004), said that its songs ranged from the Beatles' \"sturdiest tunes since \"Revolver\"\" to \"self-indulgent filler\". He derided tracks including \"Revolution 9\" and \"Helter Skelter\", but said that picking personal highlights was \"part of the fun\" for listeners. Writing for MusicHound in 1999, \"Guitar World\" editor Christopher Scapelliti described" }, { "docid": "823618", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "author Mark Lewisohn reports that the Beatles held their first and only 24-hour session at Abbey Road near the end of the sessions for \"The Beatles\", which occurred during the final mixing and sequencing for the album. This session was attended by Lennon, McCartney and producer George Martin. Unlike most LPs, there was no customary three-second gap between tracks, and the master was edited so that songs segued together, via a straight edit, a crossfade, or an incidental piece of music. The studio efforts on \"The Beatles\" captured the work of four increasingly individuated artists who frequently found themselves at" }, { "docid": "823658", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "that band.\" He also supported the idea of the double album, to clear out the backlog of songs that the group had at the time. By contrast, McCartney said that it was fine as it was, adding: \"It's the bloody Beatles' \"White Album\". Shut up!\" \"The Beatles\" was the last Beatles album to be mixed separately for both stereo and mono, though the mono version was issued only in the UK and a few other countries. All but one track exist in official mono mixes; the exception is \"Revolution 9\", which was a direct reduction of the stereo master. The" }, { "docid": "4349149", "title": "What Goes On (Beatles song)", "text": "entry in The Beatles catalogue. Unterberger praises George Harrison's guitar work, which \"again marks him as the finest disciple of Carl Perkins,\" and the guitar work is indeed similar to \"Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby\", a Perkins cover version released on \"Beatles for Sale\". What Goes On (Beatles song) \"What Goes On\" is a song by the Beatles, featured as the eighth track on their sixth British album \"Rubber Soul\". The song was later released as the B-side of the US single \"Nowhere Man\", and then as the tenth track on the North America-only album \"Yesterday and Today\". It" }, { "docid": "823660", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "stereo only. In the UK, the following album, \"Yellow Submarine\", was the last to be shipped in mono. The mono version of \"The Beatles\" was made available worldwide on 9 September 2009, as part of \"The Beatles in Mono\" CD boxed set. A reissue of the original mono LP was released worldwide in September 2014. The album's sleeve was designed by pop artist Richard Hamilton, in collaboration with McCartney. Hamilton's design was in stark contrast to Peter Blake's vivid cover art for \"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band\", and consisted of a plain white sleeve. The band's name, in Helvetica," }, { "docid": "823684", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "release of \"The Beatles\". The album debuted at number 1 in the UK on 7 December 1968. It spent seven weeks at the top of the UK charts (including the entire competitive Christmas season), until it was replaced by the Seekers' \"Best of the Seekers\" on 25 January 1969, dropping to number 2. However, the album returned to the top spot the following week, spending an eighth and final week at number 1. The album was still high in the charts when the Beatles' follow-up album, \"Yellow Submarine\", was released, which reached number 3. In all, \"The Beatles\" spent 22" }, { "docid": "4014879", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "UK releases. Included were the five remaining tracks from \"With the Beatles\". Also included were \"Thank You Girl\" (the B-side to the single \"From Me to You\"), the single \"She Loves You\"/\"I'll Get You\", \"You Can't Do That\" (the B-side to the single \"Can't Buy Me Love\") from the upcoming \"A Hard Day's Night\" UK soundtrack, and two new songs, \"Long Tall Sally\" and \"I Call Your Name\", both released two months later in the UK on the \"Long Tall Sally\" EP. Capitol Records engineers, headed by record executive Dave Dexter, Jr., added considerable echo and reverb to the stereo" }, { "docid": "823664", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "The second release, licensed by Ampex from EMI in early 1970 after the latter ceased manufacture of commercial reel-to-reel tapes, was issued as two separate volumes, and sequenced the songs in the same manner as on the cassette version. The Ampex reel tape version of \"The Beatles\" has become desirable to collectors, as it contains edits on eight tracks not available elsewhere. A painting of the band by John Byrne was at an earlier point under consideration to be used as the album's cover. The piece was later used for the sleeve of the compilation album \"The Beatles' Ballads\", released" }, { "docid": "4059398", "title": "The Beatles Ballads", "text": "The Beatles Ballads The Beatles Ballads is a compilation album featuring a selection of ballad songs by The Beatles. The album was not released in the United States, but in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Italy, India, Japan, South Korea and Australia. In Australia, the album was a big success, spending 7 weeks at #1. It reached #17 in the UK. The cover art by \"Patrick\" (John Byrne) had been created in 1968 as a possible cover for what would become \"The Beatles\" (\"The White Album\"). Its style and concept appears to support the White Album's original" }, { "docid": "823626", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "the Byrds. Edwin Faust of \"Stylus Magazine\" described \"The Beatles\" as \"foremost an album about musical purity (as the album cover and title suggest). Whereas on prior Beatles albums, the band was getting into the habit of mixing several musical genres into a single song, on \"The White Album\" every song is faithful to its selected genre. The rock n' roll tracks are purely rock n' roll; the folk songs are purely folk; the surreal pop numbers are purely surreal pop; and the experimental piece is purely experimental.\" The only western instrument available to the group during their Indian visit" }, { "docid": "823677", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "\"Kerrang!\" placed the album at number 49 on a list of \"The 50 Heaviest Albums Of All Time\". The magazine praised the guitar work in \"Helter Skelter\". The album was also included in the book \"1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die\". According to MacDonald, the counterculture of the 1960s analysed \"The Beatles\" above and beyond all of the band's previous releases. The album's lyrics progressed from being vague to open-ended and prone to misinterpretation, such as \"Glass Onion\" (e.g., \"the walrus was Paul\") and \"Piggies\" (\"what they need's a damn good whacking\"). The release also coincided with public" }, { "docid": "823624", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "with Starr to reconsider. He duly returned on 5 September to find his drum kit decorated with flowers, a welcome-back gesture from Harrison. McCartney described the sessions for \"The Beatles\" as a turning point for the group, saying \"there was a lot of friction during that album. We were just about to break up, and that was tense in itself\", while Lennon later said \"the break-up of the Beatles can be heard on that album\". Of the album's 30 tracks, only 16 have all four band members performing. \"The Beatles\" contains a wide range of musical styles, which the authors" }, { "docid": "8969816", "title": "Love (The Beatles album)", "text": "for both discs is as follows: All tracks written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, except where noted (see also: Lennon–McCartney). \"Love\" contains elements from 130 individual commercially released and demo recordings of the Beatles, and is a complex remix and polymix of multiple songs known as a mashup. While a complete list has not been disclosed, highlights of how the elements were mixed have been noted by the press. Love (The Beatles album) Love is a soundtrack remix album of music recorded by the Beatles, released in November 2006. It features music compiled and remixed as a mashup for" }, { "docid": "823659", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "Beatles had not been particularly interested in stereo until this album, but after receiving mail from fans stating they bought both stereo and mono mixes of earlier albums, they decided to make the two different. Several mixes have different track lengths; the mono mix/edit of \"Helter Skelter\" eliminates the fade-in at the end of the song (and Starr's ending scream), and the fade out of \"Yer Blues\" is 11 seconds longer on the mono mix. In the US, mono records were already being phased out; the US release of \"The Beatles\" was the first Beatles LP to be issued in" }, { "docid": "823665", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "in 1980. In 2012 the original artwork was put up for auction. During 1978 and 1979, for the album's tenth anniversary, EMI reissued the album pressed on limited edition white vinyl in several countries. In 1981, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) issued a unique half-speed master variation of the album using the sound from the original master recording. The discs were pressed on high-quality virgin vinyl. The album was reissued, along with the rest of the Beatles catalogue, on compact disc in 1987. It was the only CD in the Beatles' catalogue to be issued in white jewel cases (as" }, { "docid": "823646", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "assumed the track had something to do with hell. This was one of the key tracks that led Manson to believe the album had coded messages referring to apocalyptic war, and led to his movement of the same name. The final song on side three is Harrison's \"Long, Long, Long\", part of the chord progression for which he took from Bob Dylan's \"Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands\". MacDonald describes the song as Harrison's \"touching token of exhausted, relieved reconciliation with God\" and considered it to be his \"finest moment on \"The Beatles\"\". The recording session for the basic track" }, { "docid": "4349145", "title": "What Goes On (Beatles song)", "text": "What Goes On (Beatles song) \"What Goes On\" is a song by the Beatles, featured as the eighth track on their sixth British album \"Rubber Soul\". The song was later released as the B-side of the US single \"Nowhere Man\", and then as the tenth track on the North America-only album \"Yesterday and Today\". It is the only song by the band credited to Lennon–McCartney-Starkey. The original version of the song was written by John Lennon in the Quarrymen days and considered as a follow-up to \"Please Please Me\" in early 1963. A demo of this version featuring Lennon and" }, { "docid": "4014882", "title": "The Beatles' Second Album", "text": "a rarity. The Capitol album mix is also unique in that its version contains three additional harmonica riffs—two during the bridge and one at the end. For its US album debut, Capitol took this stereo version and transferred it into a two-to-one stereo-to-mono mixdown for the mono album release, thus creating an alternative mono mix of the song. The stereo version of \"Money\" also underwent the same two-to-one stereo-to-mono mixdown, thus creating another alternative mono mix. For the mono version of \"I Call Your Name\", the cowbell comes in at the very beginning of the song; the stereo version features" }, { "docid": "823680", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "agenda. The Beatles themselves were accused of using eclecticism and pastiche as a means of avoiding important issues in the turbulent political and social climate. Jon Landau, writing for the Liberation News Service, argued that, particularly in \"Piggies\" and \"Rocky Racoon\", the band had adopted parody because they were \"afraid of confronting reality\" and \"the urgencies of the moment\". Like Landau, many writers among the New Left considered the album outdated and irrelevant; instead, they heralded the Rolling Stones' concurrent release, \"Beggars Banquet\", as what Lennon biographer Jon Wiener terms \"the 'strong solution,' a musical turning outward, toward the political" }, { "docid": "819951", "title": "With the Beatles", "text": "With the Beatles With the Beatles is the second studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. It was released on 22 November 1963, on Parlophone, and was recorded four months after the band's debut \"Please Please Me\". The album features eight original compositions (seven by Lennon–McCartney and \"Don't Bother Me\", George Harrison's first recorded solo composition and his first released on a Beatles album) and six covers (mostly of Motown, rock and roll, and R&B hits). The cover photograph was taken by the fashion photographer Robert Freeman, and it has been mimicked by several music groups over the" }, { "docid": "13728342", "title": "The Beatles in India", "text": "a 2010 report.<ref name=\"Choudhury/DN&A\"></ref> Lennon said: \"We wrote about thirty new songs between us. Paul must have done about a dozen. George says he's got six, and I wrote fifteen. And look what meditation did for Ringo – after all this time he wrote his first song.\" Many of the songs became part of the White Album, while others appeared on \"Abbey Road\" in 1969 or on solo records. Released on \"The Beatles\": Released on \"Abbey Road\": Released on solo albums, and others: The Beatles in India In February 1968, the English rock band the Beatles travelled to Rishikesh in" }, { "docid": "819958", "title": "With the Beatles", "text": "released a few months later.) The studio also tried to pull the cover because the Beatles were not smiling, and it was only after George Martin intervened that they won the day. Freeman was paid £75 for his work (three times the normal fee). According to Mark Lewisohn: The Beatles Production With the Beatles With the Beatles is the second studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. It was released on 22 November 1963, on Parlophone, and was recorded four months after the band's debut \"Please Please Me\". The album features eight original compositions (seven by Lennon–McCartney and" }, { "docid": "9246572", "title": "Live at the BBC (Beatles album)", "text": "Live at the BBC (Beatles album) Live at the BBC is a 1994 compilation album featuring performances by the Beatles that were originally broadcast on various BBC Light Programme radio shows from 1963 to 1965. The mono album, available in multiple formats but most commonly as a two-CD set, consists of 56 songs and 13 tracks of dialogue; 30 of the songs had never been issued previously by the Beatles. It was the first official release by the Beatles of previously unreleased performances since \"The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl\" in 1977 and the first containing previously unreleased songs since" }, { "docid": "823675", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "your view\". He concludes: \"None of it sounds like it was meant to share album space together, but somehow \"The Beatles\" creates its own style and sound through its mess.\" Among reviews of the 2009 remastered album, Neil McCormick of \"The Daily Telegraph\" found that even its worst songs work within the context of such an eclectic and unconventional collection, which he rated \"one of the greatest albums ever made\". Writing for \"Paste\", Mark Kemp said \"The Beatles\" had been wrongly described as \"three solo works in one (plus a Ringo song)\", saying it \"benefits from each member's wildly different" }, { "docid": "823655", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "Kinfauns and recorded formally (by Lennon, Harrison and Ono) during the 1968 album sessions. McCartney taped demos of two compositions at Abbey Road – \"Etcetera\" and \"The Long and Winding Road\" – the last of which the Beatles recorded in 1969 for their album \"Let It Be\". \"The Beatles\" versions of \"Not Guilty\" and \"What's the New Mary Jane\", and a demo of \"Junk\", were ultimately released on \"Anthology 3\". \"Revolution (Take 20)\", a previously uncirculated recording, surfaced in 2009 on a bootleg. This ten-minute take was later edited and overdubbed to create two separate tracks: \"Revolution 1\" and the" }, { "docid": "823663", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "of the four Kelly photographs. These two-tape releases were both contained in black outer cardboard slipcase covers embossed with the words \"The Beatles\" and the outline of an apple in gold print. The songs on the cassette version of \"The Beatles\" are sequenced differently from the album, in order to equalize the lengths of the tape sides. Two reel-to-reel tape releases of the album were issued, both using the monochrome Kelly artwork. The first, issued by Apple/EMI in early 1969, packaged the entire double-LP on a single tape, with the songs in the same running order as on the LPs." }, { "docid": "8080678", "title": "The Beatles' First", "text": "2004. The main tracks are in stereo on the first CD and in mono on the second CD. This release also contained a new sleeve. The similar album \"The Early Tapes of The Beatles\" (1984) was re-released on CD at a similar time to this deluxe edition release. All vocals by Tony Sheridan unless otherwise indicated. The Beatles' First The Beatles' First is the first British packaging of the 1962 German album by Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers called \"My Bonnie\". It was recorded in Hamburg in 1961. It has been released in 1964, 1967 and 2004. \"The Beatles'" }, { "docid": "16876391", "title": "Is This What You Want?", "text": "Is This What You Want? Is This What You Want? is the debut album by English rock and soul singer Jackie Lomax, released in 1969 on the Beatles' Apple record label. It is notable for the involvement of three Beatles: It was produced by George Harrison and features contributions from Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. The album includes Lomax's debut single for Apple, the Harrison-written \"Sour Milk Sea\", while the US version added \"New Day\", which was produced by Lomax and released as a non-album single in Britain. The recording sessions for \"Is This What You Want?\" began in" }, { "docid": "823668", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "Spotify and iTunes. On release, \"The Beatles\" gained highly favourable reviews from the majority of music critics. Others bemoaned its length or found that the music lacked the adventurous quality that had distinguished \"Sgt. Pepper\". According to the author Ian Inglis: \"Whether positive or negative, all assessments of \"The Beatles\" drew attention to its fragmentary style. However, while some complained about the lack of a coherent style, others recognized this as the album's \"raison d'être\".\" In \"The Observer\", Tony Palmer wrote that \"if there is still any doubt that Lennon and McCartney are the greatest songwriters since Schubert\", the album" }, { "docid": "13750707", "title": "The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings)", "text": "QuickTime format. It is the second complete box set collection of original Beatles recordings after \"The Beatles Box Set\" (1988). Two earlier album collections, \"The Beatles Collection\" (1978) and \"\" (1982) did not contain all of the Beatles recordings. Although sales were counted as 1 unit for each box set sold in the mono and stereo format, total individual sales exceeded 30 million. \"The Beatles (The Original Studio Recordings)\" received the Grammy Award for Best Historical Album at the 53rd Grammys. The box set was issued on vinyl in 2012. The sixteen-disc collection contains the remastered stereo versions of every" }, { "docid": "7959083", "title": "The Second Barbra Streisand Album", "text": "The Second Barbra Streisand Album The Second Barbra Streisand Album is the title of Barbra Streisand's second solo studio album. It was released in August 1963, just six months after the release of her debut album, \"The Barbra Streisand Album\", and was recorded in four days in June 1963. In 1963, Streisand told a reporter: \"My new album is called \"The Second Barbra Streisand Album\", because that's just what it is. Why should I give it some fancy name that no one remembers anyway?\" Radio stations received mono and stereo blue vinyl promo albums, making this Columbia's first Streisand colored" }, { "docid": "4168131", "title": "The Beatles' Long Tall Sally", "text": "The Beatles' Long Tall Sally The Beatles' Long Tall Sally is The Beatles' final album to be released exclusively in Canada. It was a mono release on the Capitol Records label (catalogue number T 6063) in May 1964. After the release of this album, Beatles' records in Canada would match the group's United States releases, starting with the United Artists version of the \"A Hard Day's Night\" album, and, on Capitol, \"Something New\". This was done under orders from Capitol president Alan W. Livingston. Earlier American Beatle album releases were also issued in Canada. This album borrows its name—and two" }, { "docid": "16590402", "title": "Jolly What!", "text": "that \"copulation\" was appropriate, since the makers of the album were \"trying to screw the fans out of their money.\") The album, however, was significant in that, until the release of the Beatles' 1973 compilation album, \"The Beatles/1962-1966\", \"Jolly What!\" was the only American Beatles album to include \"From Me to You\". Applies to both original (\"\"Jolly What!\"\") and reissued version (\"\"The Beatles & Frank Ifield on Stage\"\" with picture of Beatles on front). Side 1 Side 2 The Delaware-based band The Jolly What!, who are credited with inventing the Boogie Board Rock genre, took their name in tribute to" }, { "docid": "14276729", "title": "The Beatles: The Collection", "text": "The Beatles: The Collection The Beatles: The Collection was a vinyl boxed set of every Beatles album remastered at half speed from the original stereo master recordings, except for \"Magical Mystery Tour\" which was mastered from Capitol Records' submasters with the last three tracks in rechanneled stereo. Released with much anticipation in early October 1982, \"The Collection\" was lauded by critics and Beatles fans worldwide for the superb sound, and sold-out completely within the first year. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) pressed a second run of the Beatles Boxed Set for a total production run of 25,000 over the next" }, { "docid": "8772130", "title": "Songs of the Beatles", "text": "the inherent virtues of some of the tunes, Vaughan overcomes.\" Recorded in 1977: Songs of the Beatles Songs of the Beatles is a 1981 album by Sarah Vaughan of songs by The Beatles. The album contains songs written and originally performed by The Beatles with contemporaneous pop and jazz arrangements. On \"Something\" Vaughan was accompanied by the Brazilian singer and musician Marcos Valle. It was recorded in 1977 but was not released until 1981 due to a recording contract problem. On balance, \"Los Angeles Times\" jazz writer Leonard Feather is favorable in his assessment, awarding the album three and a" }, { "docid": "8772128", "title": "Songs of the Beatles", "text": "Songs of the Beatles Songs of the Beatles is a 1981 album by Sarah Vaughan of songs by The Beatles. The album contains songs written and originally performed by The Beatles with contemporaneous pop and jazz arrangements. On \"Something\" Vaughan was accompanied by the Brazilian singer and musician Marcos Valle. It was recorded in 1977 but was not released until 1981 due to a recording contract problem. On balance, \"Los Angeles Times\" jazz writer Leonard Feather is favorable in his assessment, awarding the album three and a half stars, notwithstanding some ill-advised commercial trimmings: \"Recorded several years ago, inexplicably shelved" }, { "docid": "823674", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "the album as \"self-indulgent and at times unlistenable\" but identified \"While My Guitar Gently Weeps\", \"Happiness Is a Warm Gun\" and \"Helter Skelter\" as \"fascinating standouts\" that made it a worthwhile purchase. According to \"Slant Magazine\"s Eric Henderson, \"The Beatles\" is a rarity among the band's recorded works, in that it \"resists reflexive canonisation, which, along with society's continued fragmentation, keeps the album fresh and surprising\". In his review for AllMusic, Stephen Thomas Erlewine said that because of its wide variety of musical styles, the album can be \"a frustratingly scattershot record or a singularly gripping musical experience, depending on" }, { "docid": "16876395", "title": "Is This What You Want?", "text": "the Walrus\",<ref name=\"Staunton/RM 04\">Terry Staunton, \"Jackie Lomax: \"Is This What You Want?\"\", \"Record Collector\", July 2004; available at Rock's Backpages (subscription required; retrieved 31 October 2012).</ref> and, conversely, pre-empting the similar-sounding \"Come Together\" by a full year.<ref name=\"Unterberger/AM\">Richie Unterberger, \"Jackie Lomax \"Is This What You Want?\"\", AllMusic (retrieved 31 October 2012).</ref> Recording for \"Is This What You Want?\" began at EMI Studios in London in June 1968 and continued through the summer in between Harrison's work on the Beatles' White Album. While working alone at Trident Studios, down the hall from where the band were recording, Lomax was invited to" }, { "docid": "10098867", "title": "The Beatles' recording sessions", "text": "arrangement to the Beatles' recordings at Phillips' Sound Recording Services. The song, with a spoken advertisement as the B-side, was pressed onto nine mono 78 rpm acetate discs. After the song was recorded, Walters, Starr, Ty Brian and Johnny Byrne, all in the Hurricanes, recorded \"Fever\" and \"September Song\". None of the recordings was ever released. The session tapes were most likely erased and none of the discs are known to have survived. Musicians: In what is now the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, in the Friedrich-Ebert-Gymnasium (then known as \"\" []), during the Beatles' second stint in Hamburg, the group, under the name" }, { "docid": "8859232", "title": "The Beatles' 1965 US tour", "text": "the Byrds and actor Peter Fonda. On 27 August, the Beatles met their musical hero Elvis Presley<ref name=\"Badman/MojoSpecial\">Badman, Keith. \"'Long Live Ze King!'\". In: .</ref> at his house on Perugia Way in Bel Air. The Beatles played two concerts at Los Angeles' high-profile Hollywood Bowl. The second of these, on 30 August, featured one of the group's better performances and provided much of the material for their 1977 live album \"The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl\". The Beatles and their entourage arrived at London Airport (now Heathrow Airport) on 2 September, greeted by a crowd of fans. The band's experiences" }, { "docid": "7728590", "title": "What Is Life", "text": "it a year later, after completing work on Preston's second Apple album, \"Encouraging Words\". By May 1970, having recently collaborated with \"genuine R&B heavy-weights\" such as Doris Troy and Preston, as well as participating in the \"blue-eyed soul\" Delaney & Bonnie European tour, along with Eric Clapton, the previous December, Harrison was well placed to record \"What Is Life\", Leng observes. With Phil Spector as co-producer and all the Friends team on hand, the song was among the first tracks taped for Harrison's debut post-Beatles solo album; recording took place at Abbey Road Studios in London, during late May or" }, { "docid": "823682", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "of oppressed races, drawing parallels with chapter 9 of the Book of Revelation. Sociologists Michael Katovich and Wesley Longhofer write that the album's release created \"a collective appreciation of it as a 'state-of-the-art' rendition of the current pop, rock, and folk-rock sounds\". The majority of music critics categorize \"The Beatles\" as postmodern, emphasizing aesthetic and stylistic features of the album. Other scholars situate all Beatles' work within a modernist stance, based either on their \"artificiality\" or their ideological stance of progress through love and peace. Scapelliti cites it as the source of \"the freeform nihilism echoed … in the punk" }, { "docid": "823678", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "condemnation of Lennon's treatment of Cynthia, and of his and Ono's joint projects, particularly \"Two Virgins\". The British authorities similarly displayed a less tolerant attitude towards the Beatles, when London Drug Squad officers arrested Lennon and Ono in October 1968 for marijuana possession, a charge that he claimed was false. In the case of \"Back in the U.S.S.R.\", the words were interpreted by Christian evangelist David Noebel as further proof of the Beatles' compliance in a Communist plot to brainwash American youth. Lennon's lyrics on \"Revolution 1\" were misinterpreted with messages he did not intend. In the album version, he" }, { "docid": "823609", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "group should have released a single album instead. Nonetheless, \"The Beatles\" reached No. 1 on the charts in both the United Kingdom and the United States, and has since been viewed by some critics as one of the greatest albums of all time. By 1968, the Beatles had achieved commercial and critical success. The group's mid-1967 release, \"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band\", was number one in the UK for 27 weeks, through to the start of February 1968, having sold 250,000 copies in the first week after release. \"Time\" magazine declared that \"Sgt. Pepper's\" constituted a \"historic departure in" }, { "docid": "8447818", "title": "The Beatles Play The Residents and The Residents Play The Beatles", "text": "The Beatles Play The Residents and The Residents Play The Beatles \"The Beatles Play the Residents and the Residents Play the Beatles\" is a 1977 single by the Residents. The A-side, \"Beyond the Valley of a Day in the Life\", is an audio collage of recordings by the Beatles and John Lennon, with a looped clip from the Beatles' third Christmas record, in which Paul McCartney says \"Please everybody, if we haven't done what we could have done, we've tried.\" The B-side, \"Flying\", is a cover of the Beatles song, selected because it (along with \"Dig It\") is one of" }, { "docid": "823657", "title": "The Beatles (album)", "text": "has said that he was against the idea of a double album at the time and suggested to the group that they reduce the number of songs to form a single album featuring their stronger work, but that the band decided against this. Interviewed for the \"Beatles Anthology\" television series in the 1990s, Starr said that he now felt that it should have been released as two separate albums (that he nicknamed \"The White Album\" and \"The Whiter Album\"). Harrison felt on reflection that some tracks could have been released as B-sides, but \"there was a lot of ego in" }, { "docid": "8447820", "title": "The Beatles Play The Residents and The Residents Play The Beatles", "text": "addition to the snippet of dialogue from the Christmas record, the track contains the following songs: The Beatles Play The Residents and The Residents Play The Beatles \"The Beatles Play the Residents and the Residents Play the Beatles\" is a 1977 single by the Residents. The A-side, \"Beyond the Valley of a Day in the Life\", is an audio collage of recordings by the Beatles and John Lennon, with a looped clip from the Beatles' third Christmas record, in which Paul McCartney says \"Please everybody, if we haven't done what we could have done, we've tried.\" The B-side, \"Flying\", is" }, { "docid": "9460991", "title": "The Beatles in film", "text": "have been entirely based on Beatles themes and songs The Beatles in film The Beatles appeared in five motion pictures, most of which were very well received. The exception was the (mostly unscripted) television film \"Magical Mystery Tour\" which was panned by critics and the public alike. Each of their films had the same name as their associated soundtrack album and a song on that album. The Beatles had a successful film career, beginning with A Hard Day's Night (1964), a loosely scripted comic farce, sometimes compared to the Marx Brothers in style. A black-and-white film, it focused on Beatlemania" }, { "docid": "402527", "title": "The Beatles", "text": "semi-professional photos of the Beatles. During the next two years, the Beatles were resident for periods in Hamburg, where they used Preludin both recreationally and to maintain their energy through all-night performances. In 1961, during their second Hamburg engagement, Kirchherr cut Sutcliffe's hair in the \"exi\" (existentialist) style, later adopted by the other Beatles. When Sutcliffe decided to leave the band early that year and resume his art studies in Germany, McCartney took up the bass. Producer Bert Kaempfert contracted what was now a four-piece group until June 1962, and he used them as Tony Sheridan's backing band on a" }, { "docid": "4014822", "title": "Meet the Beatles!", "text": "already releasing their second Beatles album \"With the Beatles\" and had issued several singles which were not included on any UK albums with the exception of the first two (\"Please Please Me\"/\"Ask Me Why\" and \"Love Me Do\"/\"PS I Love You\"). While the Beatles' first two British albums each contained 14 tracks, in the American market albums were typically limited to 12 tracks and it was expected for albums to include the current hit single. The first three tracks on the album include the December 1963 Capitol single \"I Want to Hold Your Hand\" along with the record's B-sides both" }, { "docid": "9246578", "title": "Live at the BBC (Beatles album)", "text": "under the title \"The Beatles at the Beeb\", featuring many previously unavailable performances. This was surpassed in 1993 by \"The Complete BBC Sessions\", a nine-CD box set released by Great Dane in Italy, where copyright protection for the broadcasts had expired; the set contained performances from 44 of the Beatles' 52 BBC appearances, including many complete shows. An official Beatles BBC album was being planned as early as 1982, and it was reported that \"EMI was preparing an album\" of the BBC material by late 1991. To supplement the archive he had partially rebuilt for \"The Beeb's Lost Beatles Tapes\"," }, { "docid": "4300097", "title": "The Beatles' Story", "text": "The Beatles' Story The Beatles' Story is the sixth album by the Beatles in the United States, issued on 23 November 1964 by Capitol Records in both mono and stereo formats (although the mono was merely a fold-down of the stereo mix). It is a documentary double album featuring interviews, press conferences, snippets of original or orchestral versions of Beatles songs with voice-overs. The easy listening excerpts were created, produced and arranged by Stu Phillips with the Hollyridge Strings originally recorded for the first Capitol Records' \"Beatles Song Book\". This documentary album was issued in response to interviews of the" }, { "docid": "17043765", "title": "Rarities (Beatles compilations)", "text": "Rarities (Beatles compilations) Rarities is the name of two separate and unrelated compilation albums by the English rock band the Beatles. The first was released in the United Kingdom in December 1978, while the second set was issued in the United States in 1980. Rarities is a British compilation album featuring a selection of songs by The Beatles. The album was originally released as part of \"The Beatles Collection\", a box set featuring all other Beatles records, but was later released individually. The album has not been released on CD, but all of the tracks are available on the double" }, { "docid": "402618", "title": "The Beatles", "text": "Martin and his son Giles remixed and blended 130 of the band's recordings to create what Martin called \"a way of re-living the whole Beatles musical lifespan in a very condensed period\". The show premiered in June 2006, and the \"Love\" album was released that November. In April 2009, Starr performed three songs with McCartney at a benefit concert held at New York's Radio City Music Hall and organised by McCartney. On 9 September 2009, the Beatles' entire back catalogue was reissued following an extensive digital remastering process that lasted four years. Stereo editions of all twelve original UK studio" }, { "docid": "7728603", "title": "What Is Life", "text": "sixth among his \"Top Ten Songs by Ex-Beatles\", writing: \"it's arguable that Harrison's \"All Things Must Pass\" is the best solo album put out by a Beatle. 'What is Life' … with its riff-driven bounce, soaring harmonies on the choruses, and perfectly placed sax and trumpet, [is] probably Harrison's catchiest pop song.\" In the 2005 publication \"NME Originals: Beatles – The Solo Years 1970–1980\", Adrian Thrills rated it first among Harrison's \"ten solo gems\", adding: \"One of Harrison's greatest guitar riffs – brilliant pop.\" The song is said to be a favourite of Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl. In a" }, { "docid": "14276730", "title": "The Beatles: The Collection", "text": "two years or until October 1985. Each album was pressed on black vinyl by the Victor Company of Japan. The album covers were replaced with photographs of tape boxes and log sheet. The original album covers were included in a booklet which also featured a certificate of authenticity as this was a limited edition collection. Missing from this collection were all of the Beatles' singles, extended Play and a few miscellaneous tracks that did not appear on their original UK albums. The Beatles: The Collection The Beatles: The Collection was a vinyl boxed set of every Beatles album remastered at" }, { "docid": "7682898", "title": "The Early Tapes of the Beatles", "text": "The Early Tapes of the Beatles The Early Tapes of The Beatles is the first digital repackaging of \"The Beatles' First\", the 1964 German compilation album of Tony Sheridan and The Beatles recordings. The songs were recorded in Hamburg between 1961 and 1963. Most of the tracks feature vocals by Sheridan. Only tracks 1-5, 7, 10, and 11 actually feature the Beatles, with John Lennon singing lead on \"Ain't She Sweet\" and featuring \"Cry for a Shadow\", an instrumental written and performed by the british group alone. The other songs are performed by Sheridan and other musicians, identified as \"The" }, { "docid": "12000242", "title": "Love Songs to the Beatles", "text": "Love Songs to the Beatles Love Songs to the Beatles is a tribute album dedicated to the Beatles, released in 1965 by Mary W