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Bock

Bock is a strong lager of German origin. Several substyles exist, including maibock, a paler, more hopped version made for consumption at spring festivals. A dark beer, a modern bock can range from light copper to brown in colour; the style is popular, with many examples brewed internationally. The style known now as bock was a dark, malty hopped ale first brewed in the 14th century by German brewers in the Hanseatic town of Einbeck; the style from Einbeck was adopted by Munich brewers in the 17th century and adapted to the new lager style of brewing. Due to their Bavarian accent, citizens of Munich pronounced "Einbeck" as "ein Bock", thus the beer became known as "bock"; as a visual pun, a goat appears on bock labels. Bock is associated with special occasions religious festivals such as Christmas, Easter or Lent. Bocks have a long history of being brewed and consumed by Bavarian monks as a source of nutrition during times of fasting. Traditional bock is a sweet strong hopped lager; the beer should be clear, colour can range from light copper to brown, with a bountiful and persistent off-white head.

The aroma should be malty and toasty with hints of alcohol, but no detectable hops or fruitiness. The mouthfeel is smooth, with low to no astringency; the taste is toasty, sometimes with a bit of caramel. Again, hop presence is low to undetectable, providing just enough bitterness so that the sweetness is not cloying and the aftertaste is muted; the following commercial products are indicative of the style: Point Bock Einbecker Ur-Bock Dunkel, Pennsylvania Brewing St. Nick Bock, Aass Bock, Great Lakes Rockefeller Bock, Stegmaier Brewhouse Bock; the maibock style known as helles bock or heller bock, is a helles lager brewed to bock strength. It is a recent development compared to other styles of bock beers associated with springtime and the month of May. Colour can range from deep gold to light amber with a large, persistent white head, moderate to moderately high carbonation, while alcohol content ranges from 6.3% to 7.4% by volume. The flavour is less malty than a traditional bock, may be drier and more bitter, but still with a low hop flavour, with a mild spicy or peppery quality from the hops, increased carbonation and alcohol content.

The following commercial products are indicative of the style: Ayinger Maibock, Mahr's Bock, Hacker-Pschorr Hubertus Bock, Capital Maibock, Einbecker Mai-Urbock, Hofbräu Maibock, Victory St. Boisterous, Gordon Biersch Blonde Bock, Smuttynose Maibock, Old Dominion Brewing Company Big Thaw Bock, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Franconia Brewing Company Maibock Ale, Church Street maibock, Tröegs Cultivator. Doppelbock or double bock is a stronger version of traditional bock, first brewed in Munich by the Paulaner Friars, a Franciscan order founded by St. Francis of Paula. Doppelbock was high in alcohol and sweet, thus serving as "liquid bread" for the Friars during times of fasting, when solid food was not permitted. Today, doppelbock is still strong—ranging from 7%–12% or more by volume, it isn't clear, with colour ranging from dark gold, for the paler version, to dark brown with ruby highlights for darker version. It has a large, persistent head; the aroma is intensely malty, with some toasty notes, some alcohol presence as well.

The flavour is rich and malty, with toasty notes and noticeable alcoholic strength, little or no detectable hops. Paler versions may have a drier finish; the monks who brewed doppelbock named their beer "Salvator", which today is trademarked by Paulaner. Brewers of modern doppelbocks add "-ator" to their beer's name as a signpost of the style; the following are representative examples of the style: Paulaner Salvator, Ayinger Celebrator, Weihenstephaner Korbinian, Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel, Spaten Optimator, Augustiner Maximator, Tucher Bajuvator, Weltenburger Kloster Asam-Bock, Capital Autumnal Fire, EKU 28, Eggenberg Urbock 23º, Bell's Consecrator, Moretti La Rossa, Samuel Adams Double Bock, Tröegs Tröegenator Double Bock, Wasatch Brewery Devastator, Great Lakes Doppelrock, Abita Andygator, Wolverine State Brewing Company Predator, Burly Brewing's Burlynator, Christian Moerlein Emancipator Doppelbock. Eisbock is a traditional specialty beer of the Kulmbach district of Germany, made by freezing a doppelbock and removing the water ice to concentrate the flavour and alcohol content, which ranges from 9% to 13% by volume.

It is clear, with a colour ranging from deep copper to dark brown in colour with ruby highlights. Although it can pour with a thin off-white head, head retention is impaired by the higher alcohol content; the aroma is intense, with no hop presence, but can contain fruity notes of prunes and plums. Mouthfeel is full and smooth, with significant alcohol, although thi

Henry Browne Blackwell

Henry Browne Blackwell, sometimes written Brown, was an American advocate for social and economic reform. He was one of the founders of the American Woman Suffrage Association, he published Woman's Journal starting in 1870 in Massachusetts with Lucy Stone. Henry Blackwell was born May 4, 1825, in Bristol, England, the seventh of nine children of Samuel Blackwell and Hannah Lane Blackwell. Blackwell's father, a sugar refiner whose livelihood conflicted with his abolitionist principles, experimented with making beet sugar as an alternative to slave-grown cane sugar. In 1832, the family – including eight children and their father's sister Mary – emigrated to the United States; the family settled first in New York, where Blackwell's father established a sugar refinery and the ninth child was born, just outside New York in Jersey City. Blackwell's father took an interest in the nascent abolition movement. William Lloyd Garrison and other leaders of the movement were visitors in the family's home. Blackwell's eldest sister, participated in the emerging agitation for women's rights, attending the 1837 Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women and drafting its letter to John Quincy Adams thanking him for his support of women's right to petition.

After fire destroyed the refinery and the Panic of 1837 destroyed remaining resources, the family moved to Cincinnati in 1838, where Blackwell's father intended to establish another refinery. However, within months of their arrival, he died. Blackwell's mother and three elder sisters opened a school in their home, while thirteen-year-old Henry and his brother Sam took clerking jobs. In 1840 Blackwell was sent to Kemper College in St. Louis with the intent that he should become a lawyer, but financial difficulties forced him to resume clerking. Around 1845 he became a partner in a flour mill business, in which he managed operations of three mills. Within a year he had made enough profit to purchase a small brick house in Cincinnati's Walnut Hills section, which remained the Blackwell family home until they moved east in 1856. Seeking a business in which he might achieve financial independence, Blackwell next tried sugar refining; when that failed, a visiting English cousin persuaded him to accept a loan with which he and brother Sam purchased half interest in a Cincinnati wholesale hardware business.

In 1850, at the age of twenty-four, Blackwell became the traveling partner of Coombs and Blackwells, making semi-annual two-month-long horseback journeys through Ohio and Illinois, selling hardware to country merchants and collecting payments due the firm. All the Blackwell siblings had been imbued with a philosophy of personal improvement and working for the betterment of mankind, as well as a deep interest in literature, languages and art. Possessing a special passion for literature, Henry Blackwell wrote poetry in his spare time and always carried several books with him to make every spare moment "useful" and "self-improving." He was a founding member of the Literary Club of Cincinnati, whose members discussed literature and debated issues of the day. He and fellow club member Ainsworth R. Spofford made business trips together, during which they relieved the tedium of slow travel by reading aloud to each other the works of Bacon, Shakespeare and Plato. Through this club, whose early members included not only Spofford, who would become chief librarian of the Library of Congress, but Rutherford B. Hayes and Salmon P. Chase, Blackwell formed lasting friendships with men who played prominent roles in the history of Ohio and the nation.

Henry Blackwell's eldest sister, Anna Blackwell, became a poet and journalist. She was a member of the Brook Farm community in 1845 but settled in France thereafter, where she translated the works of the French socialist Fourier and the novels of Georges Sand, she was a contributing correspondent for several newspapers in the United States, Australia, South Africa, Canada. Marian Blackwell taught school in her younger years but became a semi-invalid and lived with and looked after other family members; the best-known of Blackwell's siblings was Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. In 1853 she founded the New York Dispensary for Poor Women and Children, in 1857, with sister Emily and Maria Zakrzewska, established the New York Infirmary for Indigent Women and Children. Samuel Charles Blackwell, only a year and a half older than Henry, was bookkeeper and businessman, best known as the husband of Antoinette Blackwell, the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States and prominent speaker and suffragist.

Henry had four younger siblings. Emily Blackwell, the third woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. In addition to co-founding the New York Infirmary, she helped organize the Women's Central Association of Relief, which selected and trained nurses for service in the Civil War. Sarah Ellen Blackwell was an artist and author best known for writing the first full-length biography of Anna Ella Carroll. Howard Blackwell returned to England and worked in iron manufacturing with a cousin joined the East India Company, his death at the age of 36 was a blow to the entire family. George Washington Blackwell, the only Blackwell sibling born in the United States, became a land agent under Henry's tutelage in the 1850s, studied law in New York City, took over Henry Blackwell's real estate business in the late 1860s. Blackwell was smitten by Lucy Stone when he heard her speak at an antislavery meeting in New York in May 1853, moving her

Misuse of Drugs Act (Ireland)

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1977, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1984, Misuse of Drugs Act 2015 and the Criminal Justice Act 2010 are the acts of the Oireachtas regulating drugs in Ireland. The acts define the penalties for unlawful production and supply of drugs. In 2015 the 1977 act was declared unconstitutional legalizing many drugs in Ireland for 24 hours before emergency legislation closing the loophole could take effect; the act provides for the Minister for Health to make regulations scheduling drugs according to their use perceived medical usability and their risk to the public. Additionally, these regulations outline the requirements for distribution and monitoring of the listed substances; the principal regulations are Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988 as amended by Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1993, Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1999, Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2006, Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2007, Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2009, Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2009 and Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2010.

The substances considered by the state to have no medicinal or scientific value with consideration given regarding their likelihood of their being abused and thus would be considered illegal drugs. Controlled medicinal products or drugs used for scientific purposes which have a high likelihood of their being abused. Exemptions are provided to cover legitimate use for professional purposes by doctors, vets etc. and in other specified circumstances. Controlled medicinal products have a high likelihood of their being abused. Exemptions are provided to cover legitimate use for professional purposes by doctors, etc. and are prescribed to the public for common ailments. Controlled medicinal products. Products containing a small proportion of certain substances listed in schedules 1-4 and are administered by a doctor or pharmacist. Schedule 8 lists the drugs that can be prescribed by a registered nurse within schedules 2 and 3 for pain relief in hospitals, palliative care and neonatal care in hospital and the particular method of administration of these drugs

Documentary New Zealand Trust

Set up in 2004, The Documentary New Zealand Trust is a non-profit organisation promoting documentary filmmaking and advocating opportunities for New Zealand documentary filmmakers. Its signature events are DOC Pitch and DOC Lab; the Trust engages with the government, funding agencies, creative organisations, academic institutions and other screen industry guilds to ensure maximum support and funding for documentary filmmakers in New Zealand. Alex Lee Dan Shanan The first Documentary Edge Festival known as DOCNZ International Documentary Film Festival, was launched in 2005 in Auckland by the Prime Minister, Helen Clark; the Festival was rebranded as Documentary Edge Festival in 2010 to reflect the festivals' cutting edge program of international and New Zealand documentaries. It celebrates the cutting edge nature of documentaries in providing an independent and important view of the World; the Documentary Edge Festival is held annually, in Auckland and Wellington. The Festival showcases the best selection of award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary films from New Zealand and around the world.

It includes a Gala Awards, Q&A Sessions with filmmakers, various social functions and special events. The first festival was launched in 2005; the Documentary Edge Festival awards artists in the following categories:International Selection: Best International Short Documentary Best International Feature Documentary Best International Director Best World Cinema Best Human Rights Best Generations Best Heroes and Incons Best Culture Vultures And two different spotlight categories every yearNew Zealand Selection: Best Feature Documentary Best Short Documentary Best Emerging Filmmaker Best Director Best Cinematography Best EditingClick here to see the full list of the Awards Click here to see the full list of the Awards The Screen Edge Forum is an annual pan-screen industry event covering documentary and other screen industry topics. Many Pitch Projects have been developed as a result including: The Relocated Mountain, Julia Parnell The Topp Twins, Arani Cuthbert Lost in Wonderland, Zoe McIntosh There Once was an Island: Te Henua E Noho, Briar March Brother Number One, Annie Goldson Pictures of Susan, Dan Salmon Strawberries with the Führer, Amy O'Connor Batons & Baquettes, Campbell Cooley Stumbling into the Wall, Tony Foster 4:20 New Zealand, Arik Reiss Te Hono Ki Aotearoa - The Waka for Europe, Jan Bieringa Running for his Life, Anna Cottrell Varayame's Feet, Sarah Graham Read Wrestling Spectacular - A Kiwi Century on the Mat, Adam Simpson DOC Lab is a three-day incubator to educate and develop filmmakers with a shared goal of developing documentaries and exploring multi-platforms for creation and delivery.

Local and international experts are brought in as mentors to help the selected teams. The mentors will present their practice areas and speak on the developments and technologies that will help the selected teams in realizing their projects, they will work with teams individually and provide feedback and development strategies. Starting from content ideas or from existing material, DOC Lab will discuss new documentary prototypes that use one or more new media. Workshop topics include: storytelling including new and different forms of platforms and storytelling devices collaboration across platforms and genres how to engage with the community and the role of the audience interactive and data-based stories the use of computer games for documentary purposes funding and commissioning of all media documentaries new forms of distribution and deliveryMany Projects have been developed as a result including: Brother Number One, Annie Goldson Finding Mercy, Roby Paterson PIYN, Gareth Farry, Peter Takapuna Ringcon, Prue Langbein Strawberries with the Führer, Amy O'Connor Documentary Edge Campus is New Zealand's first resource centre for documentary films and materials.

It is available to the wider community for free! It includes: A film library with over 200 titles, books and other literature 4 viewing stations A drop-in centre available for meetings and workshops Open all year round

The St. Tammany Miracle

The St. Tammany Miracle is a 1994 B film directed by Joy N. Houck, Jr. and Jim McCullough Sr. The film stars television stars Soleil Moon Frye. Frye showed up late on the set while filming this movie and got into arguments with her co-stars. Frye spent most nights at a local bar in Shreveport,Louisiana where the film was shot drinking and causing trouble that her private security had to get her out of; the film focuses on the basketball team of an Episcopalian all-girl high school, where they try to make a name, despite only a little funding. The team's new female coach soon realizes she will have to work hard if she wants the team to become a success. Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Carl Soleil Moon Frye as Julia Jamie Luner as Lootie Jeffrey Meek as Father Thomas Mullberry Julie McCullough as Kimberly Steve Allen as Julia's grandfather The St. Tammany Miracle on IMDb

Clifford M. Hardin

Clifford Morris Hardin was an American politician and was the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska. He served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1969 to 1971 under President Richard Nixon. Hardin was born in Indiana, on October 9, 1915, to J. Alvin and Mabel Hardin, he earned a B. S. M. S. and Ph. D. from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. On June 28, 1939, Hardin married the former Martha Love Wood, they had three daughters. He taught Agricultural Economics at the Michigan State University of Lansing from 1944 to 1948, when he became the assistant director and the director of the Agricultural Experiment Station, he did some post-doctoral work during the 1940s at the University of Chicago where he did research in agricultural economics with future Nobel Prize winner, Theodore Schultz. Hardin became the school's Dean of Agriculture in 1953 and was the Chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1954 to 1968. On January 21, 1969, Hardin served as the U. S. Secretary of Agriculture by President Richard Nixon.

As the Secretary, Hardin extended the food stamp program and established both the Food and Nutrition Service and the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Hardin was replaced by Earl L. Butz. Hardin died from kidney disease and congestive heart failure in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 4, 2010, at the age of 94, his daughter, Nancy H. Rogers, married Douglas L. Rogers, the son of Secretary of State William P. Rogers, his other daughter, Cynthia H. Milligan, was married to Robert Milligan. Clifford M. Hardin's obituary Obituary - New York Times Former UNL chancellor, ag secretary Hardin dies at 94