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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Bryn Mawr is a census-designated place, located in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, just west of Philadelphia along Lancaster Avenue and the border with Delaware County. There are areas not in the census-designated place but which have "Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania" postal addresses located in Radnor and Haverford Townships in Delaware County. Bryn Mawr is located toward the center of what is known as the Main Line, a group of affluent Philadelphia suburban villages stretching from the city limits to Malvern; as of the 2010 census, it had a population of 3,779. Bryn Mawr is home to Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr is named after an estate near Dolgellau in Wales, he was a Quaker who emigrated in 1686 to Pennsylvania from Dolgellau to escape religious persecution. Until 1869 and the coming of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Main Line, the town, located in the old Welsh Tract, was known as Crankyville; the town was known as Humphreysville from 1800 to 1869 according to the Lower Marion Historical Society.

The town was renamed by railroad agent William H. Wilson after he acquired on behalf of the railroad the 283 acres that now compose Bryn Mawr. In 1893, the first hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, was built on the Main Line by Dr. George Gerhard. Glenays, a historic home dating to 1859, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. Bryn Mawr is located at 40°1′16″N 75°19′01″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles, some of, in Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County. Part of Bryn Mawr is located in Delaware County, located at the coordinates 40°1' 25.0212"N 75°19' 46.1676"W, its zip code is 19010 with a total population of 3,779. However, the "Bryn Mawr" zip code covers a larger area, as a result, the geographic term "Bryn Mawr" is used in a sense that includes not only the CDP, but other areas that share the zip code; these other areas include the community of Rosemont within Lower Merion Township and Radnor Township, various other areas within Lower Merion Township, Radnor Township, Haverford Township.

Bryn Mawr is a part of the Philadelphia Main Line, a string of picturesque towns located along a railroad that connects Philadelphia with points west. Some other Main Line communities include Ardmore, Narberth, Bala Cynwyd and Villanova; as of the 2000 Census, the Bryn Mawr ZIP code was home to 21,485 people with a median family income of $210,956. As of the census of 2010, there were 3,779 people, 1,262 households, 497 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 7,033.7 people per square mile. There were 1,481 housing units at an average density of 2,377.2/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.0% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 0.0% Native American, 10.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.2% from other races, 3.6% from two or more races. 4.9 % of the population were Latino of any race. 21.1% were of Irish, 10.8% Italian, 6.8% German and 6.4% English ancestry according to Census 2000. There were 1,404 households, out of which 13.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.8% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 62.6% were non-families.

41.1% of all households were made up of individuals, 13.7% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.79. In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 8.4% under the age of 18, 48.1% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 12.1% from 45 to 64, 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females, there were 46.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 42.4 males. Bryn Mawr residents of Lower Merion Township attend schools in the Lower Merion School District. Bryn Mawr address residents of Radnor Township attend schools in the Radnor Township School District. Bryn Mawr address residents of Haverford Township attend schools in the School District of Haverford Township. Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr, the Shipley School and The Baldwin School are all in Bryn Mawr; the French International School of Philadelphia, which opened in 1991 held its classes at Baldwin and at Shipley.

Bryn Mawr College Harcum College Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr Baldwin School Shipley School Barrack Hebrew Academy Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Clarke School for the Deaf. "Clarke Philadelphia" is located here, with its main campus being in Massachusetts. American College Arboretum The American College of Financial Services Bryn Mawr Campus Arboretum Bryn Mawr Film Institute Harriton House The Main Point

Carlos Manuel de CĂ©spedes

Carlos Manuel de Céspedes del Castillo was a Cuban revolutionary hero. Cespedes, a plantation owner in Cuba, freed his slaves and made the declaration of Cuban independence in 1868 which started the Ten Years' War, which led to Cuban independence; because of his actions during the Independence War, he is known in Cuba as the "Father of the Fatherland". Céspedes was a landowner and lawyer in eastern Cuba, near Bayamo, who purchased La Demajagua, an estate with a sugar plantation, in 1844 after returning from Spain. On October 10, 1868, he made the Grito de Yara, declaring Cuban independence, which began the Ten Years' War; that morning, after sounding the slave bell that indicated to his slaves it was time for work, they stood before him waiting for orders, Céspedes announced they were all free men, were invited to join him and his fellow conspirators in war against the Spanish government of Cuba. He is called Padre de la Patria. In April 1869 he was chosen President of the Republic of Cuba in Arms.

The Ten Years' War was the first serious attempt to achieve independence from Spain, to free all slaves. The war was fought between two groups. In the East of Cuba the tobacco planters and farmers, joined by mulattos and some slaves, fought against the West of Cuba, with its sugarcane plantations and the forces of the Spanish Governor-General. Hugh Thomas summarises thus: The war was a conflict between criollos and peninsulares; the Spanish forces and the peninsulares, backed by rich Spanish merchants, were at first on the defensive, but in the longer run their greater resources told. Céspedes was deposed in 1873 in a leadership coup. Spanish troops killed him in February 1874 in a mountain refuge, as the new Cuban government would not let him go into exile and denied him an escort; the war ended in 1878 with the Pact of Zanjón. The pact did make concessions: liberation of all slaves and Chinese who had fought with the rebels, no action for political offences; the Grito de Yara had achieved something, though not enough.

Lessons learned there were put to good use in the Cuban War of Independence. Born in 1819 in Bayamo into a family dedicated to the production of sugar, he studied at the University of Havana, where he graduated in 1840. In Spain, the country to which he moved with the intention of pursuing his law studies, he frequented the nearby circles to Freemasonry and participated in revolutionary and anti-government activities, being arrested and forced into exile in France. After returning to Cuba, convinced of the need to oppose militarily the metropolis as the only way to achieve the independence of the island, he came into contact with other opponents of the colonial regime, among them Salvador Cisneros Betancourt, Bartolomé Masó and Pedro Figueredo. Most of the opposition, like Cespedes himself, came from sugar families settled on the eastern end of the island, traditionally poorer and less developed. Céspedes was married twice and had two lovers who bore him children; the first marriage in 1839 to Maria del Carmen de Cespedes y del Castilo and they had Maria del Carmen and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes y Cespedes.

His first wife died in 1867 of tuberculosis and in 1869 he marries for the second time to Ana Maria de Quesada y Loinaz and they had 3 children and twins Gloria and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada, President of Cuba after Gerardo Machado was deposed in 1933. Between his two marriages its believed he had carried on an affair during or shortly afterwards with Candelaria "Cambula" Acosta y Fontaigne the 17yr old daughter of the foreman of his plantation Juan Acosta and wife Concepción Fontaine y Segrera, he had tasked Cambula with sewing the first flag. With Cambula he had Carmen de Cespedes y Acosta. Fearing for their safety he moved a then-pregnant daughter to Jamaica. In 1872 their son Manuel de Cespedes Y Acosta was born in Kingston. In San Lorenzo, before he died, Carlos Manuel met Francisca Rodriguez. Carlos Manuel and Panchita became lovers and produced a son, Manuel Francisco de Cespedes y Rodriguez, he named Oscar, his fifth son, after his late second child Oscar, executed by a Spanish firing squad.

The Spanish authorities wanted to exchange Oscar's life for Céspedes' resignation as President of the Republic of Cuba at Arms. He famously answered that Oscar was not his only son, because every Cuban who had died for the revolution he started, was his son, he had been, before the conflict, something of a musician, he was part-composer of a romantic song called La Bayamesa. In addition, he supported the work of his distant relative Úrsula Céspedes writing the prologue for one of her works, his portrait was on the 10 pesos bills in Cuba until 1960. A municipality in Camagüey Province, Carlos M. de Cespedes was named after him. Céspedes y Quesada, Carlos Manuel 1895. Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. Dupont, París. Portell Vila, Herminio 1931. Céspedes, el padre de la patria cubana. Espasa-Calpe, Madrid, 1931. De Céspedes, Carlos Manuel & Galliano Cancio, Miguel 1925. En La Demajagua. La Habana. De Céspedes, Carlos Manuel & Leal Spengler, Eusebio 1992. El diario perdido. La Habana. Media related to Carlos Manuel de Céspedes at Wiki

I Am the Walrus (American Dad!)

"I Am the Walrus" is the thirteenth episode of the seventh season of American Dad!, first airing on Fox in the United States on March 27, 2011. It centers around Stan and his son Steve, who are both competing for the dominant role of the house. Steve is the first person to finish his meal, much to Stan's dismay. Stan becomes intimidated by his son, he is afraid that he will lose his status of alpha male. Meanwhile and Jeff are suffering marital relationship problems, so they seek marriage counseling. "I Am the Walrus" was directed by Tim Parsons, with Jennifer Graves serving as co-director for the episode, was written by Keith Heisler. It featured guest appearances from Jeff Fischer, as well as several recurring actors and actresses for the series. Most critics gave the episode positive reviews, with much of the praise stemming from the main storyline, it was viewed by over 4.9 million viewers, acquiring a 3.0 rating in the 18-49 demographic upon its initial airing, according to the Nielsen ratings.

The Smith family have dinner together, Stan talks about the events that occurred on a nature documentary that aired earlier. Shortly after the conversation, Steve is the first person to finish his meal, much to Stan's surprise. Stan becomes insecure about the incident, he is afraid that he will lose his stance as the alpha male of the household; the next morning, when Steve is watching a movie on television, Stan abruptly pushes him off the couch and claims it as his "territory" by peeing all over it. Steve becomes furious, he tells Francine about the situation in the kitchen. Francine tells him that Stan is intimidated by him, that he feels that he will lose his dominant position in the family. Puzzled, Steve talks to Stan about the issue and challenges him. Though Steve manages to outdo him in everything, Stan is inspired by a walrus documentary to do the one thing his son can not do: have sex. Steve turns to Roger for help. Informed by Klaus of this, Stan rushes to the party to stop his son.

However, upon arriving there, Stan learns that Steve's various attempts to have sex with a girl failed miserably as the boy is having a mental breakdown. Roger explains now there's no threat to Steve challenging Stan, no threat of Steve's future son challenging him. Stan apologizes to him, admits to having failed to raise him to be a man. In the subplot and Hayley decide to take marriage counseling after continuously getting into arguments, they arrive at a class dedicated to pottery. Hayley opts out of the session; the couple arrive at Principal Lewis' home, an enormous mess, where he tells him that their first goal is to clean his house. Confused and Jeff refuse, but Lewis holds them at gunpoint. Jeff finds paralytic drugs and Principal Lewis takes them, allowing Hayley and Jeff to steal his rare Mickey Mouse watch and escape, he declares he has fixed Hayley and Jeff's relationship. After he gets his watch back, he takes more of the "Stephen Hawking pills" and is used by Stan to teach Steve how to shave and Roger drags him away for unknown reasons.

"I Am the Walrus" was directed by series regular Tim Parsons, in his second episode of the season. This would be the first episode that Parsons would direct since the season six episode "100 A. D.". Jennifer Graves served as the co-director for the episode, it was written by series regular Keith Heisler. This would be the second time Heisler has written an episode for the season, having written season six episode "100 A. D.". Seth MacFarlane, the creator and executive producer of American Dad!, as well as its sister shows Family Guy and The Cleveland Show, served as the executive producer for the episode, along with series veterans Mike Barker, Rick Wiener, Matt Weitzman, Eli Dolleman, Kenny Schwartz. Diana Retchey was the animation producer for the episode, in her tenth episode of the season. Amanda Bell served as the production manager, this episode would be Bell's tenth episode of the season where she served as the production manager. Several recurring voice actors were featured in this episode.

Curtis Armstrong, Daisuke Suzuki and Eddie Kaye Thomas guest starred as Steve's friends in the episode, while Kevin Michael Richardson would return to play his part as Principal Lewis. Jeff Fischer would return to resume his role as Hayley's husband. Armstrong, Suzuki and Richardson all reprised their roles in the season six episode "You Debt Your Life", while Fischer reprised his role in the season six episode "For Whom the Sleigh Bell Tolls"; the episode makes several references to pop culture referencing films and media. When Roger takes on a persona to help Steve lose his virginity Steve exclaims his excitement to being able to use his dance moves. Afterwards the scene cuts to Toshi, Steve and Roger taking turns humping an ottoman in a nod to a video, that went viral in 2006, in which five teenagers danced similarly; the song "Pony" by Ginuwine plays during this sequence. Steve and Roger get distracted from the problem with Stan with watching Airplane! after they quote the classic "Don't call me Shirley" scene.

They watch Airplane II: The Sequel, which Steve says is better than the first film, but actual reception was negative. The title of the episode is a reference to The Beatles' song of the same name; the sequence where Steve picks up a line of comic books and says "Ooh!", is a call back to the Family Guy episodes "Peter's Got Woods" and "Back to the Woods", in which James Woods eats a trail of candy and says "Ooh, a piece of candy!"

Mimosas (film)

Mimosas is a 2016 drama film directed and co-written by Oliver Laxe, described by Laxe as'a Religious Western'. The film is a co-production between Spain, Morocco and Qatar, it was screened in the International Critics' Week section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Nespresso Grand Prize. The film shares some footage with Ben Rivers's The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers and an installation by Artangel that accompanied it: Rivers's film portrays a high-handed Western film-maker working in North Africa, uses footage of the making of Mimosas. In the assessment of Jonathan Romney,'this is a consummate figures-in-a-landscape study, with characters – and their accompanying mules – merging into the vastness of a varied, but profoundly inhospitable landscape, but the cast makes striking use of non-professionals, Laxe has an unerring eye for faces that tell a story.' The film is divided into three sections, named after different prayer positions from the Islamic rakat.

Its pace is meditative, with little music. It seems to portray two different worlds, implicitly of different temporalities: one characterised by modern dress, battered cars, electricity pylons, urban life. In the modern setting, Shakib is characterised as a young, abstracted man, noted for his knowledge of spirituality, who appears to be a mechanic, he is chosen by his boss to ensure a sheikh's successful journey look after one Ahmed, driven into the desert, towards the Atlas Mountains. In the other setting, a small caravan led by an aged sheikh is travelling towards the ancient city of Sijilmasa, he seeks to reach his family. With the caravan are two wanderers, Ahmed and Saïd, who are hoping to rob the caravan. Despite the misgivings of his companions, the sheikh insists on travelling through the mountains in order to shorten their journey. However, he dies in the mountains. For payment, Ahmed and Saïd offer to take his body for inhumation in Sijilmasa while the rest of the caravan turn back, it is at this point that Shakib joins them.

Ahmed secretly frees the mule carrying the sheikh's body, hoping to spare himself the journey, but Shakib insists they find it, the group develops a growing commitment to their purpose. Finding the mule with two more odd travellers, the elderly Mohammed and his mute daughter Ikram, they proceed, Shakib tries to coax Ahmed into finding inner leadership skills, they enter bandit country, are attacked, Mohammed is killed. Shakib struggles in his role as spiritual mentor, more than once telling Ahmed'If you do well, I will do better!' Ahmed tries to abandon the journey, while the group is fragmented, Saïd and Ikram are attacked: Saïd is killed and Ikram abducted. At this point the film flits between its two temporalities: it appears that in the modern setting, Ahmed is a junkie, conceivably that events are in his imagination. Shakib, now mounted and armed with a sword, takes Ahmed on a mission to rescue Ikram, whom we see being tortured to death; the film ends with the two men charging into the bandit camp.

Ahmed Hammoud as Ahmed Shakib Ben Omar as Shakib Said Aagli as Saïd Ikram Anzouli as Ikram Ahmed El Othemani as Mohammed Hamid Fardjad as Sheikh Margarita Albores as Noor Abdelatif Hwidar as Guide Mimosas on IMDb


Moiporá is a municipality in eastern Goiás state, Brazil. Distance to the state capital: 160 km. Distance to regional center: 76 km. Highway connections: state highway BR-069 west from Goiânia, through Trindade, São Luís de Montes Belos, GO-444 for 44 kilometers to Moiporá. For the complete list of distances see Seplan Neighboring municipalities: Iporá, Córrego do Ouro, Cachoeira de Goiás, Ivolândia, Aurilândia, Israelândia; the economy was based on services, public employment, small transformation industries, cattle raising, agriculture. In 2005 there were 20 retail units; the sector employing more workers was public administration with 153 workers in 2003. There were no financial institutions in 2007. GDP: 12,373 GDP per capita: 6,588 In 2006 there were 50,000 head of cows, of which 4,350 were milk cows. Swine, poultry and milk production were modest; the main agricultural products in planted area were rice, bananas and corn. None exceeded 500 planted hectares. Agricultural data 2006 Farms: 235 Total area: 37,042 ha.

Area of permanent crops: 41 ha. Area of perennial crops: 417 ha. Area of natural pasture: 28,356 ha. Area of woodland and forests: 7,450 ha. Persons dependent on farming: 700 Farms with tractors: 25 Number of tractors: 37 Cattle herd: 92,000 head IBGE In 2007 there were no hospitals and only 4 walk-in health clinics; the infant mortality rate was 28.88 for every 1,000 live births in 2000. In 2006 the school system had 4 schools, 20 classrooms, 23 teachers, 399 students. There were no institutions of higher learning; the adult literacy rate was 85.7% in 2000. Municipal Human Development Index: 0.730 State ranking: 144 National ranking: 2,418 The region was settled in 1930 by Sebastião Moreira da Silva and his children who built the first huts in an area of fertile lands and perennial springs. With the arrival of new settlers a village was formed called "Cobó", the name given to the knife that Silva used to keep away creditors who wanted to charge him. In 1953 the settlement became a district belonging to Aurilândia and was called Moiporá, a combination of Moitu and Iporá, a neighboring municipality.

In 1958 it was made a municipality. List of municipalities in Goiás Frigoletto

Mattancherry Bridge

Mattancherry Bridge is a bridge in Kochi, India. It connects mainland Cochin to Willingdon Island; this bridge was constructed in 1998. The old bridge now carries three wheelers; the bridge is the first Build-Operate-Transfer bridge in Kerala. It was built as a joint project of the Government of Kerala, the Greater Cochin Development Authority and Gammon India; the old Mattancerry Bridge was built in 1940 by Sir Robert Charles Bristo. This bridge crosses Vembanadu Lake; the bridge was built in 16 span with Wood. The center span of the bridge is designed in such a way that it can be raised using a spring mechanism; as it resembles the British construction of bridge in London, It is known as London bridge of Kochi. The bridge was commissioned on 13 April 1943 and it was a part of NH-47 later. Now the bridge is closed and only two wheelers and light motor vehicles are allowed to enter into this bridge. Coordinates: 9.9372°N 76.2665°E / 9.9372.