David Lee Wells, nicknamed "Boomer", is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher. Wells was considered to be one of the game's better left-handed pitchers during his years with the New York Yankees and the Toronto Blue Jays, he pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history. He is tied only with Kenny Lofton for appearing in the post-season with six teams. Wells is a broadcaster on MLB on TBS and the host of The Cheap Seats on FOXSports.com. Wells was born in California, his parents were never married and he was thus raised by his mother. Wells grew up with the belief that David Pritt, was dead. However, at the age of 22, he learned that Pritt was alive and tracked him down to start a new relationship with him. Growing up in the San Diego neighborhood of Ocean Beach where he attended local public schools, Wells was dependent on his mother, who worked numerous jobs to support him and his four siblings, he graduated from Point Loma High School, where he played baseball and basketball, in 1982 and was a self-described "gym rat" who spent most of his time at the Ocean Beach Recreation Center and Robb Field.
Wells threw a perfect game his senior year. He had Tommy John surgery performed on him in July 1985. Wells debuted for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1987 as a reliever and did not secure a job as a full-time starter until he was 30 years old. During his six seasons with the Blue Jays, Wells compiled a 47–46 record and a 3.88 ERA. Wells was a member of the first time he got a championship ring, he was released by the Blue Jays during spring training on March 30, 1993. A few days after he was released by the Blue Jays, Wells signed with the Detroit Tigers on April 3. In 1993, Wells made 32 appearances with an 11-9 record and a 4.19 ERA. In 1994, a season, cut short due to a lockout, Wells started 16 games, finishing 5-7 with a 3.96 ERA and 5 complete games. He emerged as a top-flight pitcher in 1995, when he was 32. After starting the year at 10–3 with a 3.04 ERA for the struggling last-place Tigers, Wells made his first All-Star Game appearance. On July 31, Wells was traded to the Cincinnati Reds for C. J. Nitkowski, Mark Lewis, minor leaguer Dave Tuttle.
With Cincinnati, Wells compiled a 6–5 record and a 3.59 ERA. After the 1995 season, Wells was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for Curtis Goodwin and minor leaguer Trovin Valdez. In 1996, he pitched a then-career high 224 innings but finished with an 11–14 record and a 5.14 ERA. In 1997, Wells signed as a free agent with the New York Yankees, his favorite team because of a lifelong interest in baseball legend Babe Ruth, he asked for uniform number 3, Ruth's long-retired number, was of course denied. He ended up taking 33 for the Yankees. On June 28, 1997, Wells took the mound wearing an authentic 1934 Babe Ruth hat, which he had bought for $35,000. Manager Joe Torre made Wells take it off after the first inning because it didn't conform to uniform standards. Wells blew a 3–0 lead as the Cleveland Indians won 12–8. After posting a 16–10 mark in 1997, Wells pitched well in the Yankees' record-setting 1998 season, he rang up an 18–4 record, finished fifth in the league in ERA, was third in voting for the Cy Young Award, won a second World Series ring.
On May 17, 1998, Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history, when he blanked the Minnesota Twins, 4–0. Wells attended the same San Diego high school, Point Loma High School, as Don Larsen, whose perfect game for the Yankees in the 1956 World Series was the only perfect game or no-hitter thrown in postseason play until 2010, was until the only perfect game thrown by a Yankee. David Cone would add a third Yankee perfect game in 1999. Wells claimed. Comedian Jimmy Fallon, who had partied with Wells the night before the game, has backed up this claim. On September 1, 1998, Wells came close to recording a second perfect game. Pitching against the Oakland Athletics, he allowed no walks and only two hits, the first of which came with two outs in the seventh inning when Jason Giambi fought off an 0–2 count and singled. After the season, Wells returned to the Blue Jays as part of a trade for Roger Clemens, along with Homer Bush and Graeme Lloyd, he continued to win north of the border, with records of 17 -- 20 -- 8 over the next two years.
During this stint with the Blue Jays, Wells appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated just prior to the 2000 All Star Game. Though Wells said it was an honour to be on the cover, he criticized the article, "The David Wells Diet: Chips and American League batters" written by Jeff Pearlman, saying that Pearlman focused on Wells' diet and body shape instead of his accomplishments. Wells and pitcher Matt DeWitt were traded to the Chicago White Sox, in a deal, mired in controversy; the primary player being traded by the White Sox, starting pitcher Mike Sirotka, was injured at the time of the deal and never pitched in the major leagues again. Toronto's general manager, Gord Ash, had not made the deal contingent on the results of a medical examination, MLB ruled in favor of the White Sox; the Blue Jays thus received only Kevin Beirne, Brian Simmons, minor leaguer Mike Williams, the mistake cost Ash his job. The deal did not turn out well for the White Sox, either, as Wells struggled with back problems in 2001 and pitched only 100⅔ innings, finishing the 2001 season with a 5–7 record and a 4.47 ERA.
After a short season with the White Sox, Wells returned to the Yankees, a deal, again immersed in controversy as he had reached an oral agreement to join the Arizona Diamondbacks. Despite having lost some velocity fr
HDHomeRun is a network-attached digital television tuner box, produced by the company SiliconDust USA, Inc.. Unlike standard set-top box appliances, HDHomeRun does not have a video output that connects directly to the user's television. Instead it receives a live TV signal and streams the decoded video over a local area network to an existing smart phone, tablet computer, smart tv, set top streaming device, computer, or game console; this allows it to stream content to multiple viewing locations. There are a number of HDHomeRun models on the market: single-tuner ATSC/clear QAM dual-tuner ATSC/clear QAM dual-tuner commercial ATSC/clear QAM dual-tuner DVB-T/unencrypted DVB-C three tuner CableCard/clear QAMAll models are designed to receive unencrypted digital broadcast or cable television and stream it over a network for use by any PC on the network. HDHomeRun receives an IP address via DHCP but will work via an auto IP address if no DHCP server is available; the HDHomeRun Windows driver presents the tuners as standard BDA tuners, enabling BDA-compliant applications to work with the HDHomeRun.
The HDHomeRun can be controlled via a command-line application, available for Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, other POSIX-compliant operating systems. The control library is available under the LGPL for use in custom applications. Select retail. 8VSB QAM 64/256 CableCard 100Mbit Ethernet RJ45 connection QAM - North American cable with protected content support for USA cable using CableCARD for access control ISDB-T - South America over the air DVB-T / DVB-T2 over-the-air unencrypted digital TV DVB-C - QAM 64/128/256 unencrypted digital cable TV 6/7/8 MHz channel bandwidth 100Mbit Ethernet RJ45 connection The HDHomeRun can be controlled and viewed from a wide variety of DVR/PVR software. Microsoft provides Windows Media Center for Windows XP through 8, but discontinued the product in Windows 10. Apple macOS 10 runs EyeTV 3. Linux runs Myth TV. Newer models of HDHomeRun are DLNA device compatible. Introduced Fall 2011, the HDHomeRun Prime adds CableCARD support to allow viewers to view and record all the digital cable channels they subscribe to without using a cable supplied set-top-box.
This includes premium cable channels like HBO, Starz. It integrates with Windows Media Center, included with Windows 7 and available with Windows 8, turns your PC into an HD DVR. With 3 tuners, the Prime lets you watch another live all at the same time. Once set up on your local network, other DLNA home video devices like most current HDTV's and Blu-ray players, Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles, WMC Extenders Version 2 all have access to live TV and recorded cable TV. CableCards are available from every US digital cable provider and are always less expensive than renting a set-top-box; the Prime can be used without a CableCard in cable systems that still have clear QAM channels available. The Prime does not support digital cable on demand, but can receive PPV, ordered on the phone from your cable provider; the Prime is a dedicated cable TV device with no ATSC tuner and thus can not be used with an antenna. Windows Media Center is the most used software available for use with the Prime, the only one with Digital Rights Management to view and record premium cable channels like HBO.
Many other software options are available. When running WMC, an additional, separate ATSC tuner can be used with the PC and WMC will combine both the Prime and ATSC tuner in the guide for live TV and recording. By default WMC has a 4 tuner limit for each type of tuner, but a 3rd party software product called TunerSalad increases the number of tuners to 32 per type. There is another 3rd party software called My Channel Logos that adds channel logos to the WMC channel guide. For detailed discussion of WMC, please see TheGreenButton.tv website. Please note that WMC was included with Windows 7 but is an additional $100 for Windows 8/8.1 and an additional $10 for Windows 8/8.1 Pro. It is not available from Microsoft on Windows 10 but members at The Green Button are developing a way to use a modified version of WMC with Windows 10; the HDHomeRun DVR is a DVR software designed for installation on a network-attached storage device. It is intended to be used with a HDHomeRun tuner and is expected to overcome digital rights management complications.
Launched in 2018, HDHomeRun Premium TV was a virtual MVPD service that worked with the HDHomeRun Prime and HDHomeRun DVR service. A unique feature of this service over most other MVPDs was the ability to record the channel streams to a local hard drive for time-shifted viewing. In March 2019, HDHomeRun announced. Monsoon HAVA Dreambox DBox2 Slingbox LocationFree Player Official website
Govardhan Rai Sharma was a Historian from Allahabad University who led the Kausambi excavations which added to original historical research in the country. The ruins of this ancient city were found on the left bank of the river Yamuna, 70 km south-west from Allahabad, thus commenced excavations of the site by the late Prof. G. R. Sharma of the Allahabad University in 1949 and again in 1951-1956. Following these excavations numerous remains of the ancient city came to light, he is among the historians. Professor G. R. Sharma, had ventured to document archaeologically the destruction and burning of several settlements in the Ganges valley during the so-called invasion of the Indo-Greek king Menander in the 2nd century BC. Professor G. R. Sharma had discovered a prehistoric site near Khajuri on the river Belan, a tributary of the river Tons, in the Meja sub-division of Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh; the excavations at Kausambi: The defences and the Syenaciti of the Purusamedha, Dept. of Ancient History, Culture & Archaeology, University of Allahabad Excavations at Kausambi, 1949–50, Manager of Publications Kusana Studies – Papers Presented to the International Conference on the Archaeology and Arts of the People of Central Asia in the Kusana Period – Dushambe U.
S. S. R. September 25 – October 4, 1968, University of Allahabad Beginnings of Agriculture: from Hunting and Food Gathering to Domestication of Plants and Animals: Epi-Palaeolithic to Neolithic: Excavations at Chopani-Mando and Mahagara, Abinash Excavations at Chopani-Mando, Belan Valley, 1977-79: Epipalaeolithic to protoneolothic, Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Allahabad Excavations at Mahadaha, 1977-1978: A mesolithic settlement in the Ganga Valley, Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Allahabad Excavations at Mahagara, 1977-1978: A neolithic settlement in the Belan Valley, Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Allahabad Reh Inscription of Menander and the Indo Greek Invasion of the Ganga Valley, Abinash Prakashan Clark, J. D. and Sharma, G. R. Palaeoenvironment and Prehistory in the Middle Son Valley, Madhya Pradesh, north central India. Allahabad: Abinash Prakashan. Clark, J. D. with J. M. Kenoyer, J. N. Pal and G. R. Sharma. An Upper Palaeolithic shrine in India?
Antiquity, 57: 88-94. Clark, J. D. with J. M. Kenoyer, J. N. Pal and G. R. Sharma. Baghor I: A possible Upper Palaeolithic shrine in central India. Anthroquest, 25: 1, 11-14. History to Prehistory: Archaeology of the Ganga Valley and the Vindhyas, General Editor: G. R. Sharma, Editorial Board: J. D. Clark & B. K. Thapar, Managing Editor: D. Mandal, University of Allahabad, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, 1980. Professor G. R. Sharma: A Memorial Tribute. In Peeping Through the Past: Prof. G. R. Sharma Memorial Volume. Allahabad, University of Allahabad, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, 2000
Turner is a city in Marion County, United States. The population was 1,854 at the 2010 census, it is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on February 10, 1905. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.45 square miles, of which, 1.43 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 1,854 people, 710 households, 513 families living in the city; the population density was 1,296.5 inhabitants per square mile. There were 768 housing units at an average density of 537.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 93.2% White, 0.6% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 2.0% from other races, 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population. There were 710 households of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, 27.7% were non-families.
23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07. The median age in the city was 39 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,199 people, 491 households, 330 families living in the city; the population density was 778.0 people per square mile. There were 522 housing units at an average density of 338.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 93.83% White, 0.08% African American, 1.67% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 2.00% from other races, 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.34% of the population. There were 491 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.6% were non-families.
27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.99. In the city, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males. The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, the median income for a family was $43,906. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $23,636 for females; the per capita income for the city was $26,234. About 4.8% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over. Dean Cromwell, U. S. Olympic track and field coach, USC track and football coach Enchanted Forest Media related to Turner, Oregon at Wikimedia Commons Entry for Turner in the Oregon Blue Book
Damien Sayre Chazelle is a French-American director, film producer, screenwriter, best known for his films Whiplash, La La Land, First Man. For La La Land, he received several accolades, including the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Director. Chazelle was born in Rhode Island to a Catholic family, his father, Bernard Chazelle, is the Eugene Higgins Professor of computer science at Princeton University, was born in Clamart, France. His mother, Celia, is from an English-Canadian family based in Calgary and teaches medieval history at The College of New Jersey. Chazelle was raised in Princeton, New Jersey, although a Catholic, he attended a Hebrew school for four years due to his parents' dissatisfaction with other local schools. Chazelle has a sister, an actress, their English-born maternal grandfather, John Martin, is the son of stage actress Eileen Earle. Filmmaking was Chazelle's first love, but he subsequently wanted to be a musician and struggled to make it as a jazz drummer at Princeton High School.
He has said that he had an intense music teacher, the inspiration for the character of Terence Fletcher in Chazelle's breakout film Whiplash. Unlike the film's protagonist Andrew Neiman, Chazelle stated that he knew instinctively that he never had the talent to be a great musician and after high school, pursued filmmaking again, he studied filmmaking in the Visual and Environmental Studies department at Harvard University and graduated in 2007. At Harvard, he lived in Currier House as roommates with composer and frequent collaborator Justin Hurwitz; the two were among the original members of the indie-pop group Chester French, formed during their freshman year. Chazelle wrote and directed his debut feature and Madeline on a Park Bench, as part of his senior thesis project with classmate Justin Hurwitz at Harvard; the film premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2009 and received various awards on the festival circuit, before being picked up by Variance Films for limited release and opening to critical acclaim.
After graduation, Chazelle moved to Los Angeles with the ultimate goal of attracting interest to produce his musical La La Land. Chazelle worked as a "writer-for-hire" in Hollywood, he was brought in by J. J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions to re-write a draft of 10 Cloverfield Lane with the intention of directing, but Chazelle chose to direct Whiplash instead. Chazelle described Whiplash as a writing reaction to being stuck on another script: "I just thought, that's not working, let me put it away and write this thing about being a jazz drummer in high school." He stated he did not want to show the script around, as it felt too personal, "I put it in a drawer". Although nobody was interested in producing the film, his script was featured on Black List in 2012 as one of the best unmade films of that year; the project was picked up by Right of Way Films and Blumhouse Productions, who suggested that Chazelle turn a portion of his script into a short film as proof-of-concept. The 18-minute short was accepted at Sundance Film Festival 2013.
Whiplash received numerous awards on the festival circuit and earned five Oscar nominations, including Best Adapted Screenplay for Chazelle, winning three. Thanks to the success of Whiplash, Chazelle was able to attract financiers for his musical La La Land; the film opened the Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2016 and began a limited release in the United States on December 9, 2016, with a wider release on December 16, 2016. It has received rave reviews from numerous awards. Chazelle was praised for his work on the film and received several top honors, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Director, making Chazelle the youngest director to win both awards, at age 32. Chazelle next reunited with Gosling for Universal Pictures. With a screenplay by Josh Singer, the biopic is based on author James R. Hansen's First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, written about the astronaut; the film received positive reviews, with Owen Gleiberman of Variety writing that "Chazelle orchestrates a dashingly original mood of adventure drenched in anxiety".
Chazelle will direct the first two episodes of the Netflix musical drama television miniseries The Eddy. The series will be written by Jack Thorne, with Grammy-winning songwriter Glen Ballard and Alan Poul attached as executive producers; the series will consist of eight episodes. On January 25, 2018, Apple announced that they were partnering with Chazelle for a new original television series. Chazelle will direct the first series. On February 6, 2019, Yusaku Maezawa formally invited Damien Chazelle to go to the moon as a part of the DearMoon project in 2023; as of yet, he has not formally accepted the offer. On July 15, 2019, Variety reported that his next film, called Babylon and set in Hollywood in the 1920s, was eyeing Emma Stone to star in it. Brad Pitt has been rumoured to have a role in the movie. Chazelle married producer Jasmine McGlade in 2010. In October 2017, Chazelle and actress Olivia Hamilton, a Princeton University graduate and former McKinsey & Company consultant, announced their engagement.
The couple married September 22, 2018. Chazelle is fluent in French; as a Director As writer Directed Academy Award performances Chazelle has directed multiple Oscar winning a
Paul da Serra in the municipal county of Ponta do Sol, Madeira, it is the largest and most extensive plateau of Madeira about 24 square kilometres, with an altitude average of about 1,500 metres. Its highest point is the peak pico do Paul at 1,640 metres from where you can admire the length of the entire plateau. On days with good visibility, both the south and north coasts are visible. Paul Sierra is considered the most important area of the islands groundwater recharge, their planar structure facilitates the infiltration of a significant part of high rainfall year, while slowing the runoff towards the sea; the ground cover in all the Paul da Serra, is composed of underbrush, reminiscent of its former use as grazing site, stressing among other the Feiteira, Highland bent, the gorse, St. John's wort or pelicão and Thymus micans, an endemic species of Madeira, confined to the central mountain massif. With the abandonment of grazing due to government policies for environmental recovery, the island's mountains can be seen recovering but vegetation thought to be the original, before slaughter by the colonizers.
This vegetation composed of heather species Erica arborea and Erica platycodon ssp. maderincola, heathland form of altitude sized tree up to 9 metres high, as observed in the area of Bica da Cana, in the northeast of the plateau. However, the cedar-of-Madeira that should have been part of that original vegetation, hardly will again take its place; as a flat area, it is favorable to the installation of wind farms. All wind energy produced on the island comes from these