Anyang is a prefecture-level city in Henan province, China. The northernmost city in Henan, Anyang borders Puyang to the east and Xinxiang to the south, the provinces of Shanxi and Hebei to its west and north respectively, it had a total population of 5,172,834 as of the 2010 census, 2,025,811 of whom lived in the metropolitan area made of four urban districts and Anyang County agglomerated with the city proper. Anyang is the location of the ancient city of Yin, the capital of the Shang dynasty and the first stable capital of China. Xiaonanhai, on the far western edge of the city, was home to prehistoric cavemen during the Stone Age. Over 7,000 artifacts have been unearthed here, representing what has been dubbed the Xiaonanhai culture. Around 2000 BC, the legendary sage-kings Zhuanxu and Emperor Ku are said to have established their capitals in the area around Anyang from where they ruled their kingdoms. Today their mausoleums are situated in Sanyang village south of Neihuang County. At the beginning of the 14th century BC, King Pangeng of the Shang Dynasty established his capital 2 km north of the modern city on the banks of the Huan River.
The city, known as Yin, was the first stable capital in Chinese history and from that point on the dynasty that founded it would become known as the Yin Dynasty. The capital served 12 kings in 8 generations including Wu Ding, under whom the dynasty reached the zenith of its power, until it was wiped out along with the dynasty, founded by King Wu of the Zhou in 1046 BC. Anyang's Tangyin County was the seat of Yue Village, the birthplace of the famous Song dynasty general, Yue Fei; this was the historic home of Zhou Tong, Yue's military arts tutor. The town was known as Zhangde until 1912, when it was given its present name of Anyang, following the establishment of the Republic of China. In August 1949, Anyang prefecture was detached from Henan and – along with Puyang and Xinxiang – consigned to the short lived experimental province of Pingyuan by the ruling Communist government. All three were returned to Henan's territory in November 1953, with the dissolution of Pingyuan. Anyang has a total administrative area of 7,413 square kilometres, with elevation in this area tending to increase from east to west.
The city lies on the border between steppe and the North China Plain, as such, it has a four-season, monsoon-influenced climate, classified as a semi-arid climate. Winters are cold and dry, with a January 24-hour average of −0.9 °C. Summers are hot and humid, with July averaging 27.0 °C. A majority of the annual precipitation of 557 millimetres falls in July and August alone, the annual mean temperature is 14.11 °C. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 43% in July to 58% in May, the city receives 2,225 hours of bright sunshine annually, with April to June the sunniest period. Extreme temperatures have ranged from −21.7 °C to 43.2 °C. The prefecture-level city of Anyang administers 1 county-level city and 4 counties. Beiguan District Wenfeng District Yindu District Long'an District Linzhou City Anyang County Tangyin County Hua County Neihuang County Anyang's opening to the outside world has enabled its foreign economic relations and trade to progress rapidly. Sixteen foreign-funded enterprises have been established.
Anyang has established an economic and technological development zone covering a total area of 22.8 km2, issued a series of preferential policies to attract many domestic Chinese and foreign businesses. A multichannel, all-round foreign relations and trade network has been set up to lay a foundation for developing Anyang's economy. Anyang city is an ancient city with a history of over 3,000 years and is one of the Eight Ancient Capitals of China, one of the best preserved, it is one of the key birthplaces of Chinese ancient culture. Here are the primitive caves of 25,000 years ago, the overlapping strata of the Yangshao Culture, Longshan Culture and Xiaotun Culture, the memorial mausoleums of ancient Emperor Zhuanxu and Emperor Ku over 4,000 years ago, the first library of inscriptions on bones and tortoise shells, the Soul Spring Temple, known as the "First Ancient Buddhist Temple in Henan", 10,000-Buddha Ravine, as well as unique Wenfeng Pagoda, Xiuding Temple Pagoda and Mingfu Temple Pagoda.
The city has three large museums: the Anyang Museum, the National Museum of Chinese Writing, the Yinxu Museum on the ruins and royal tombs of the Shang Dynasty. Anyang has beautiful natural scenery—the Taihang Linlu Hill Scenic Area on the 400-km Taihang Mountains and the grand 1,500-km Red Flag Canal. Changchun Temple, a Taoist shrine, was built on the hillside of the mountains surrounding it during the Tang dynasty, it was opened to the public in 1 May 2014, after a period of cautious restoration. Tianning Si was established during the Zhou dynasty, has been restored by the Protection and Research Institute of Ancient Architecture of Anyang City, opened to the public; the main structures within the temple compound include: the gate house, the three-room Hall of the Heavenly King with hanging-eaves over the gables rebuilt in 2002, the larger Precious Hall of the Great Hero with single-eave gabled roof from the Qing dynasty and rebuilt in 2001, the Wenfeng Pagoda. Wenfeng Ta on
Mr. Mime, known in Japan as Barrierd, is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Mr. Mime first appeared in the video games Pokémon Red and Blue and subsequent sequels appearing in various merchandise, spinoff titles and animated and printed adaptations of the franchise. Mr. Mime is voiced by Yūji Ueda in Japanese, in English, was voiced by Kayzie Rogers and by Michele Knotz. Known as the Barrier Pokémon, Mr. Mime are gifted with the art of miming at a young age, as they mature they gain the ability to psychically generate invisible objects such as walls and other barriers. In the anime, a Mr. Mime appears as early on as a house cleaner and helper to Delia, protagonist Ash Ketchum's mother, while others are shown as entertainers or cooks. In the Pokémon Adventures manga, its abilities are utilized to create training rooms, surround an entire city with a barrier to prevent access from the outside world. Mr. Mime's appearance has been criticized by sources such as 1UP.com due to its humanoid design, as well as for combining the worst-perceived aspects of mimes and clowns.
However, the character's design has been praised by other sources in comparison to more common series characters. Mr. Mime was one of 151 different designs conceived by Game Freak's character development team and finalized by Ken Sugimori for the first generation of Pocket Monsters games Red and Green, which were localized outside Japan as Pokémon Red and Blue, it was called "Barriered" in Japanese, but when Nintendo decided to give the various Pokémon species "clever and descriptive names" related to their appearance or features when translating the game for western audiences as a means to make the characters more relatable to American children, it was renamed "Mr. Mime", based on its masculine appearance and behavior, the name has persisted despite the introduction of female members of the species in games. Appearing as an anthropomorphic creature, it has a pink head with red cheeks and blue, frizzy hair, a round, white body with a red spot in the middle, light-pink arms and legs are connected to its body by red spheres, five-fingered hands, blue feet that curl upward at the tips.
Their hands are depicted with four fingers and an opposable thumb, with larger fingertips and red dots on their underside. However, game representations of the character featured only three fingers on each hand until the release of Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. Mr. Mime are gifted with the art of miming at a young age, but as they mature, they gain the ability to make invisible objects by emitting energy from their fingers and minutely vibrating their fingertips to harden the air around them and form a wall. Barriers generated this way can repel harsh attacks, its gestures and motions can convince watchers that something unseeable exists. Mr. Mime are prideful of their pantomime acts, will slap anyone that interrupts them while miming. Mr. Mime has Mime Jr. which evolves when mimicking other Pokémon. In the video game series Mr. Mime can be acquired from an in-game trade in Pokémon Red and Blue, Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen, it appeared in several sequels, including Pokémon Gold and Silver, Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.
In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, Mr. Mime gains a new pre-evolved form, Mime Jr. which evolves when leveled up while knowing the move Mimic. In Pokémon Sword and Shield, Mr. Mime received a Galar-regional form of the Psyhic/Ice type, which has a region-exclusive evolution, Mr. Rime, that evolves through leveling up. Gym Leader Sabrina uses a female Mr. Mime in every game she appears in except Pokémon Yellow, in which she does not have a Mr. Mime. In Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, Elite Four Lucian owns a Mr. Mime. Outside of the main series, Mr. Mime has appeared in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, the Pokémon Ranger games, PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. In Pokémon Stadium 2, Mr. Mime stars in its own minigame called "Barrier Ball". Poké Balls appear on the field and by using Mr. Mime's Barrier, send the Poké Balls to the other player's fields. Mr. Mime appears in Pokémon Go, but is a regional Pokémon, catchable in Europe only. In the anime, a Mr. Mime lives with Delia Ketchum, it does housework for her in exchange for board.
Ash dressed as a Mr. Mime to inspire a real Mr. Mime. Delia knew about this, so when a wild Mr. Mime came to her door and wanted lunch, she thought it was Ash in costume, provided it with food; when the real Ash showed up, still in costume, she was quite puzzled, but wound up keeping Mimey as her live-in maid. It will only listen to Delia, if anyone else Ash, gives it orders, or asks it to do something, it will ignore them, it is unknown if Delia has captured Mimey, as she is never shown with its Poké Ball. When Ash and his friends returned to Pallet Town following the Orange Islands saga, it was revealed that Brock and Mimey had become rather competitive regarding household tasks while the two of them were sharing the house with Delia. In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Mr. Mime was first seen under the control of Sabrina, generating a Light Screen to seal off the whole of Saffron City; the same Mr. Mime was seen again during the Gym Leader faceoff, using its miming powers to trap Bugsy and defeat his Heracross.
Mr. Mime has appeared under the ownership of Crystal and has the ability to create invisible walls and rooms, much like Sabrina's Mr. Mime, it creates a training room for Ruby and Sapphire and Emerald to teach their Pokémon the ultimate moves Blast Burn, Hydro Cannon, Frenzy Plant. A Mr. Mime appears in the film Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Women in Manufacturing is a national trade association headquartered in Cleveland, that promotes and supports women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in manufacturing. It is the only national trade association dedicated to providing year-round support to women in manufacturing careers, representing more than 850 members. WiM was founded in 2011 as “Women in Metalforming” to be a supplementary group by the Precision Metalforming Association; the following year, PMA recognized the need for an organization that could serve as a national resource for women in the manufacturing industry and the name was changed to Women in Manufacturing. WiM operated under PMA until 2015 when it became a separate, independent 501 trade association in 2015. In November 2016, WiM launched its Education Foundation, designated as a 501. WiM is a membership-based organization with three categories: Student and Corporate. Members are able to participate in virtual and in-person networking opportunities, professional development webinars, online discussion communities, educational opportunities both regionally and nationally.
The current Chairwoman of WiM Board of Directors is Sheila LaMothe, President of Strategic Initiatives for Goyer Management International. Allison Grealis is the Founder and President of WiM. WiM has a developing network of state-based Chapters which operate under the jurisdiction of the WiM national organization. Chapters are located in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin. WiM receives funding from membership and programs fees and corporations. In 2016, WiM and Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, with the support of the GE Foundation, collaborated to launch the Leadership Lab for Women in Manufacturing, which provides executive education and training to individuals in mid-to-high level management roles in manufacturing; the Leadership Lab for Women in Manufacturing builds on the CWRU's Leadership Lab for Women in STEM, created in 2014 to provide professional development for women in male-dominated industries. In 2016, WiM partnered with Arconic Foundation to create the Virtual Learning Series, a program consisting of six bimonthly webinars covering a variety of industry-related topics.
WiM's largest annual event, the WiM SUMMIT, launched in 2010. The annual SUMMIT brings members together to a location that changes each year, affording attendees the opportunity to experience manufacturing and develop their networks throughout the United States; the next SUMMIT is scheduled to take place in Hartford, CT, on September 13-15, 2017. WiMWorks, WiM’s proprietary career center resource, is a platform for connecting job seekers with employers; the system’s features include a board for job postings, an anonymous résumé bank, an internal messaging system for users
The 173rd Brigade was a formation of the British Army's Territorial Force, raised in 1915. It was assigned to the 58th Division and served on the Western Front during World War I, its number was used for a deception formation during World War II. When the Territorial Force was created in 1908, the 1st London Brigade in 1st London Division comprised the first four battalions of the new London Regiment, each of, a Volunteer battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. After World War I broke out in 1914, the 1st London Brigade was the first complete TF formation to go overseas on service, relieving the Regular Army garrison of Malta; each battalion left behind a cadre of officers and men to begin the task of raising a 2nd Line battalion from the mass of volunteers who were coming forward. These units were distinguished from the 1st line by a'2/' prefix, so that the 2/1st London Brigade was created in the 2/1st London Division, consisting of the 2/1st, 2/2nd etc battalions of the London Regiment; the 2nd Line was regarded as a reserve for the TF overseas, but its units were soon being prepared for overseas service themselves, a 3rd Line was organised to train drafts for the first two.
As early as December 1914, the 2/1st London Brigade sailed to relieve the 1/1st Brigade in Malta, was replaced in the 2/1st London Division by the 3/1st London Brigade. Unusually, the eventual reserve units of the first four battalions of the London Regiment were numbered as the 4th Line; the 3/1st London Brigade came into existence at Tadworth in Surrey in April 1915 and its first commander, Colonel H. Cholmondeley, CB, was appointed on 10 May. Cholmondeley had commanded the Mounted Infantry of the City Imperial Volunteers during the Second Boer War, had commanded a Prisoner of war camp at Lancaster, Lancashire after the outbreak of war in 1914, had just raised the 3/5th Bn London Regiment; the 3/1st London Bde's component battalions had been raised: 3/1st Battalion, London Regiment – January 1915 3/2nd Battalion, London Regiment – December 1914 at Tattenham Corner, Epsom 3/3rd Battalion, London Regiment – January 1915 3/4th Battalion, London Regiment – December 1914 at HoxtonWithin the division, the brigade was informally known as the'Fusilier Brigade'.
In June 1915, a reorganisation saw the men of the 3/1st London Brigade who were unfit for overseas service separated out into a composite battalion, the 100th Provisional Battalion. This was stationed at Aldeburgh. In August, all the men of the Provisional Battalion were returned to their units except those who had not volunteered for overseas service; these Home Service men continued serving in home defence until 1916, when the Military Service Act swept away the Home/Overseas service distinction and the provisional battalions took on the dual role of home defence and physical conditioning to render men fit for drafting overseas. The 100th Provisional Battalion became the 29th Bn, London Regiment on 1 January 1917; the battalion never served overseas, was demobilised early in 1919. The 3/1st London Brigade moved to Bury St Edmunds at the end of May, was soon recruited back to full strength after the departure of the Provisional Battalion; the camp at Tattenham Corner, where 3/2nd Bn had been raised, became the Brigade School of Instruction for training officers of these new units.
At the end of June, the brigade moved into billets in Ipswich, where the 2/1st London Division was being concentrated. In August 1915 the division was redesignated the 58th Division, the 3/1st London Brigade became the 173rd Brigade alongside the 174th and 175th Brigades. Although the role of draft-finding for the battalions overseas was now taken over by the brigade's 4th Line battalions, training was disrupted by these frequent moves and by the men being in billets until June 1916 when they moved into Blackrock Camp outside Ipswich; the only weapons available for training were.256-in Japanese Ariska rifles. The battalions absorbed large drafts of recruits under the Derby scheme in February 1916. In June 1916, the 2/1st Brigade, having seen active service at Gallipoli and against the Senussi rebels, was sent to France where it was broken up and the men drafted to the 1st Line battalions serving on the Western Front with the 56th Division; as a result, the 3rd Line battalions of the 173rd Bde were renumbered as 2nd Line units.
At the time of the renumbering, the 58th Division was carrying out coast defence duties in East Anglia, but on 10 July 1916 it concentrated at Sutton Veny for battle training on Salisbury Plain. The men received Lee Enfield service rifles in place of the Japanese weapons. On 20 January 1917, embarkation of 58th Division for France began at Southampton. During its service on the Western Front, the brigade had the following composition: 2/1st Bn, London Regiment – disbanded 31 January 1918 2/2nd Bn, London Regiment 2/3rd Bn, London Regiment – absorbed 1/3rd Bn 31 January 1918 and became 3rd Bn 2/4th Bn, London Regiment – amalgamated into 2/2nd Bn 12 September 1918 2/24th Bn, London Regiment – joined 11 September 1918 173rd Trench Mortar Battery – formed before embarkation for France 214th Company, Machin
Nenmeni is a village near Bathery in Wayanad district in the state of Kerala, India. As of 2001 India census, Nenmeni had a population of 28476 with 14379 females. There is a village called Nenmeni in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu Nenmeni can be accessed from Sultan Battery; the Periya ghat road connects Mananthavady to Thalassery. The Thamarassery mountain road connects Calicut with Kalpetta; the Kuttiady mountain road connects Vatakara with Mananthavady. The Palchuram mountain road connects Iritty with Mananthavady; the road from Nilambur to Ooty is connected to Wayanad through the village of Meppadi. The nearest railway station is at Mysore and the nearest airports are Kozhikode International Airport-120 km, Bengaluru International Airport-290 km, Kannur International Airport, 58 km
Charly Boy, born Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, 19 June 1951, is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, television presenter, publisher and one of Nigeria's most controversial entertainers, best known for his alternative lifestyle, political views, media productions, most notably The Charly Boy Show. He has been president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, in 2011 an Idol Series judge; the second son of former Supreme Court justice Chukwudifu Oputa, Oguta-native Charly Boy was born into a Catholic household, is the cousin of Swedish musician Dr. Alban; as he refused to reveal his date of birth in interviews, his age remained unknown until 2011 when he celebrated his sixtieth birthday, however, in his usual enigmatic character, he announced his 63rd birthday on 19 June 2013, making his age a contentious one. Although he has described his parents as liberals who always encouraged their children to speak and say what they had in mind, Charly Boy has spoken about their conservative nature.
He left seminary school after a year. In his late teens he moved to America where he attended college, graduating with a degree in Communications. Although Charly Boy had released a highlife album in 1982 He attained greater success with the 1985 Polygram Nigeria release of Nwata Miss, which included the title track, his most popular album was 1990 – the title was a reference to Nigeria's corrupt military government, expected to hand over power to civilians in that year, although civilian rule did not start until 1999). 1990 earned Charly Boy mixed reviews due to its political nature and caused national controversy, a number of radio stations refused to play the title track. Despite this, 1990 was one of Nigeria's best-selling albums of 1988, Charly Boy was credited with using his music to stand up to his government, a lá Fela Kuti. In recent years, Charly Boy has worked on several collaborations with his cousin Dr. Alban, most notably on the song "Carolina" which sampled an earlier hit of Dr. Alban's – "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" – and had featured singer Michael Rose.
The re-worked version was a hit in Nigeria. The pair recorded the songs "Work Work Africa" and "Commercial Waste". Charly Boy is well known for his change of image which started with androgyny at the start of his music career, his preference for make-up, relaxed and braided hairstyles, "women's clothes" caused controversy among conservative Nigerians. He would be nicknamed "Nigeria's Boy George" by entertainment journalists, but claimed that he had started this persona long before his British counterpart became famous. Towards the late eighties, Charly Boy, with the help of stylist and fellow singer/songwriter Tyna Onwudiwe who had featured on Nwata Miss, created a new persona for himself which consisted of attire from the punk era including leather jackets and boots, images of himself on powerbikes, a mohawk which he would subsequently dye an array of colours, a new direction in music, combining African pop and Afrobeat. A pioneer in Nigeria's short-lived punk movement, he soon earned the unofficial title His Royal Punkness, renamed his Lagos residence The Punk Palace.
In the late nineties, Charly Boy began to wear his hair in dreadlocks and adopted a goth image, acquiring piercings and tattoos which were frowned on by society who viewed his modification as Satanic and occultist. In 2012, he introduced his fans to Linda. Charly Boy continues to sport the goth look, in 2014 he shaved off his dreadlocks due to a thinning hairline. Charly Boy's most popular television series was The Charly Boy Show – a weekly sketch/variety show with political undertones, featured music and celebrity appearances. Key segments included This Is Not The News and Papa Nothing Spoil and Candid Camera, it was launched on NTA 2 Channel 5 Lagos, syndicated to other stations across the country, among the cast were Charly Boy's wife Diane Oputa, actress Stella Damasus, Mercy Oyebo, singing duo Tunde and Wunmi Obe, Patrick Doyle. Charly Boy's alter-ego Madam ZiZi and monologues which condemned the country's dictatorship were popular features. Despite its popularity, The Charly Boy Show struggled to receive consistent sponsorship.
The show was cancelled in 2001 after ten years. The Charly Boy Kiddies Show was a short-lived spin-off of the original series, aimed at children. Although the show's creator was a regular cast member, the main stars were children who auditioned to be part of the show, it included segments from the original show including Candid Camera, this time performed by younger actors. Like its predecessor, The Charly Boy Kiddies Show failed to gain sponsors, was subsequently cancelled. However, in 2010, Charly Boy established The Charly Boy Kiddies Affair in Abuja, which aimed to boost the potential of Nigerian children. Zoom Time was a The Charly Boy Show politics spin-off co-presented by Charly Boy and Tunde Obe which featured prominent politicians and military men. Among those interviewed were former Nigerian president Ibrahim Babangida.