Davis County, Utah

Davis County is a county in northern Utah, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 306,479, making it Utah's third-most populous county, its county seat is Farmington, its largest city is Layton. Davis County is part of the Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Salt Lake City-Provo-Orem, UT Combined Statistical Area; the legislature of the provisional State of Deseret defined the county in an October 5, 1850 act, which designated Farmington as the seat due to its location midway between boundaries at the Weber River on the north and the Jordan River on the south. It was named for Daniel C. Davis, a captain in the Mormon Battalion; the county boundaries were altered in 1852, in 1854, in 1855, in 1862. In 1880 the county gained part of the islands and waters of Great Salt Lake, attached to Salt Lake County; the county boundary has remained unchanged since that time. During its first 50 years, Davis County grew slowly. With the advent of the Utah Central Rail Road in 1870, a transition to mechanized agriculture and a surge of commerce, improved roads, new water systems, electrification of homes began.

However, by 1940, the population was 16,000. With the establishment of Hill Air Force Base in northern Davis County, there was a surge of civilian employment after World War II; the county doubled in population between 1940 and 1950, doubled again between 1950 and 1960 as part of the nationwide suburb boom, occurring at the time. By 1990 there were 188,000 residents, in 2000, there were 239,000. By 2030, the county is expected to have a population of about 360,000. Davis County has an area of 634 square miles, of which 299 square miles is land and 335 square miles is water, it is second smallest by total area. The county lies between the Great Salt Lake on the west and the Wasatch Range on the east, which rises to a height of 9,707 feet in the county at Thurston Peak; the Great Salt Lake is surrounded by marshland and mudflats, lies at an average elevation of 4,200 feet, varying depending on the water level, which can lead to drastic changes in the lake size due to its shallowness. Davis County includes the lake's largest island.

The entire island is a state park, designated to protect natural scenery and wildlife on the island, which includes bighorn sheep, a bison herd. The inhabited portion of Davis County between the lake and the mountain range is called the Wasatch Front, a narrow stretch of land that restricts north-south transportation in the county. Davis County lies in a semiarid climate zone. Snow is frequent during winter, with up to 90 in annually on high bench areas in the east and at least 60 inches on the valley floor. Annual precipitation averages between 18 and 25 inches in the county, with spring being the wettest season and summer the driest. Summers are hot, with several days each year averaging above 95 °F. However, the humidity is low, making for comparatively comfortable temperatures. In winter, temperatures sometimes drop below 0 °F, but for extended periods of time. Compared to Salt Lake County to the south, the weather in Davis County is extreme. Lake-effect snows hit the southern portion of the county harder, in non-lake-effect storms, the lack of a rain shadow in Davis County means that storms hit Davis County harder.

In addition, canyon winds from the east can sometimes cause devastating wind damage, wind gusts above 100 mph have been reported. This occurs when a powerful high pressure system is over Wyoming, is a frequent occurrence. Extreme wind events, seem to have declined in frequency in recent years; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 306,479 people, 93,545 households, 76,205 families in the county. The population density was 1,025/sqmi. There were 97,570 housing units at an average density of 320.95 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 90.04% White, 1.21% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 1.77% Asian, 0.59% Pacific Islander, 3.24% from other races, 2.69% from two or more races. 8.42 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 93,545 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.99% were married couples living together, 9.59% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.54% were non-families. 15.23% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.27% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.63. The county population contained 37.23% under the age of 20, 6.56% from 20 to 24, 28.13% from 25 to 44, 19.92% from 45 to 64, 8.15% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.85 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.09 males. A three-member board of commissioners is the county's governing body; the commissioners are elected to staggered four-year terms. They are responsible for all county operations, they approve and amend the budget. The county commissioners are: Randy B. Elliott Lorene Miner Kamalu Bob J. Stevenson Other elected offices include the County Attorney, Clerk/Auditor, Recorder and Treasurer; the assessor is respons


The Atoni people are an ethnic group on Timor, in Indonesian West Timor and the East Timorese enclave of Oecussi-Ambeno. They number around 844,030, their language is Uab Meto. The Atoni live in villages consisting of 50 to 60 people, each village is surrounded with stone fence or shrubs, with fields and cattle cages on the periphery; the houses form a circular cluster, or following the road after the introduction of a road. According to ethnographer Clarke Cunningham, their culture is notable for its spatial symbolism, associated with a gender dichotomy. Male-female principle is important, as with the duality of sun-earth, light-dark, open-close, dry season-wet season, outer-inner, central-periphery, secular-sacral, right-left, so on; this in turn affects the spatial configuration of an Atoni house. The right side of the house is always male; the center of the house is male. The interior of the house is female, the terrace is male; the house is female and the yard is male. This principle conceived the Atoni house as a microcosmos.

The house expresses social order. A more elaborate house is called Ume Atoni; the house is dominantly male in quality. The Atoni entertains their guest in a communal house called Lopo. A Lopo is oriented to the road. Furthermore, each cardinal direction is associated with a gender. Sex and gender do not always line up, as an important lord is called a "female-man," and is accordingly always a man, but performs stereotypically female duties. A species of skink, Eremiascincus antoniorum, endemic to Timor, is named in honor of the Antoni people. Clarke E. Cunningham, Atoni Borrowing Of Children: An Aspect Of Mediation, in: Spiro, M. E. American Ethnological Society Proceedings, Annual Spring Meeting, Seattle, 1965. Clarke E. Cunningham, Categories Of Descent Groups In A Timorese Village, in: Oceania 37, 1966:13-21. Herbert W. Jardner, Textilien der Atoni. Variationen eines Stils in West-Timor, unpubl. Magisterschrift, 1988,Köln. Herbert W. Jardner, Die Kuan Fatu-Chronik. Form und Kontext der mümdlichen Dichtung der Atoin Meto, Veröffentlichungen des Seminars für Indonesische und Südseesprachen der Unsiversität Hamburg, Band 23, Berlin und Hamburg, 1999.

Herbert W. und Heidrun Jardner, Eingefangene Fäden. Textile Verzierungstechniken in West-Timor, Austronesia Bd.1, herausgegeben von Rainer Carle und Peter Pink, 2. Neu bearb. Und erw. Aufl. Hamburg, 1995. Andrew R. McWilliam, Harvest of the nakaf: A Study of Headhunting Among the Atoni of West Timor, B. Litt.thesis, Australian National University, 1982. Andrew R. McWilliam, Narrating the gate and the path. Place and precedence in South West Timor, Ph. D.thesis Australian National University, 1989. Schulte Nordholt, H. G; the Political System Of The Atoni Of Timor, Verhandelingen Koninklijk Instituut 60, 1971. Media related to Atoin Meto at Wikimedia Commons

...And Out Come the Wolves

... And Out Come the Wolves is the third studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid, it was released on August 1995, through Epitaph Records. Rancid's popularity and catchy songs made them the subject of a major label bidding war that ended with the band staying on Epitaph. With a sound influenced by ska, which called to mind Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman's past in Operation Ivy, Rancid became one of the few bands of the mid-to late-1990s boom in punk rock to retain much of its original fanbase. In terms of record sales and certifications, …And Out Come the Wolves is a popular album in the United States, it produced three hit singles: "Roots Radicals", "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho", that earned Rancid its heaviest airplay on MTV and radio stations to date. All the singles charted on Modern Rock Tracks. …And Out Come the Wolves was certified gold by the RIAA on January 22, 1996. It was certified platinum on September 23, 2004. Along with Bad Religion's Stranger than Fiction, Green Day's Dookie and The Offspring's Smash...

And Out Come the Wolves helped revive mainstream popular interest in punk rock in the mid-1990s, signaled the initial rise of mainstream punk rock, proved to be successful for the band. To coincide with its 20th anniversary, Rancid performed the album live in its entirety on their 2015–2016 Honor Is All We Know world tour. Rancid formed in Albany, California, in 1991, they signed to Epitaph Records in 1992 and released their eponymous debut album, Rancid, a year to rave reviews. While Rancid was writing another album, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, one of the band's friends, joined them to co-write the song "Radio"; this led to him playing a live show with the band, Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong asked him to become a member of the band, but he decided to continue playing in Green Day. Armstrong had asked Lars Frederiksen to be Rancid's second guitarist, but he turned down the request. After Billie Joe declined, Frederiksen decided to join the band. Rancid's second album, Let's Go, was released in 1994 to unexpected acclaim.

After the release of Green Day's Dookie and The Offspring's Smash that year, Rancid was pursued by several major labels, including Madonna's Maverick Records, but turned them down. They decided to stay on Epitaph and soon began recording a follow-up album.... And Out Come the Wolves was recorded between February and May 1995; the recording took place at not only Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, but at the famous Electric Lady Studios in New York City. This was the first time. Rather than having the band's previous producer Brett Gurewitz, Jerry Finn was appointed to produce the album. Gurewitz would start working with the band again, beginning with 2000's Rancid.... And Out Come the Wolves was released on August 22, 1995, peaked at number 45 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Five months after its release, the album was certified gold; the album received positive reviews, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic described the album as having "classic moments of revivalist punk". Erlewine praised the music and claims the album "doesn't mark an isolationist retreat into didactic, defiantly underground punk rock".

The album received a rating of four and a half out of five stars, while "Time Bomb," "Ruby Soho" and "Roots Radicals" earned Rancid its heaviest airplay on MTV and radio stations to date. In 2005... And Out Come the Wolves was ranked number 368 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time. BuzzFeed included the album at number 14 on their "36 Pop Punk Albums You Need To Hear Before You F——ing Die" list; the cover art is a tribute to Minor Threat, a landmark hardcore punk band, that used the image of Alec MacKaye with his head on his knees on steps of the "Dischord House" on their eponymous debut EP. All tracks are written except where noted. Album – Billboard Singles – Billboard