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Diamond Bar, California

Diamond Bar is a city in eastern Los Angeles County, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 55,544, in 2018 the population was estimated to be 56,275, it is named after the "diamond over a bar" branding iron registered in 1918 by ranch owner Frederick E. Lewis; the city features a public Los Angeles County golf course. It is home to the Diamond Bar Country Estates, a private guarded community. Located at the junction of the Pomona and Orange freeways, Diamond Bar is residential with shopping centers interspersed throughout the city, it is surrounded by the communities of Brea, Chino Hills, Rowland Heights and City of Industry. Northern Diamond Bar is a part of the Pomona Unified School District. Southern Diamond Bar is a part of the Walnut Valley Unified School District; the city is served by International Polytechnic High School. It has the first hydrogen fueling station to be built in Southern California, near the South Coast Air Quality Management District building. Moreover, according to the 2010 United States Census, Diamond Bar has a median household income at one of the top earning percentiles in the country at $88,422, with 5.9% of the population living below the federal poverty line.

In 1840, José de la Luz Linares received the 4,340-acre Mexican land grant Rancho Los Nogales from Governor Juan Alvarado. The land grant included the eastern Walnut Valley. Linares died in 1847, his widow sold a part of the ranch to Ricardo Vejar for $100 in merchandise, 100 calves, the assumption of her late husband's debts. Vejar owned the Rancho San Jose to the east, acquired the rest of Rancho Nogales over the next 10 years. However, Vejar's luck did not last that long; as time wore on – and as the United States government took over California – Rancho Los Nogales was divided and sold into multiple land ranches, the largest of, the Diamond Bar Ranch. At the time, it was one of the largest working cattle ranches in the western U. S; the entire Diamond Bar Ranch was acquired by the Transamerica Corporation in the 1950s for the purpose of developing one of the nation's first master-planned communities. Transamerica gave the Diamond Bar name to its new community and incorporated the ranch's familiar diamond and bar cattle brand into various logos.

The first houses in this development were built in 1959, adjacent to the future location of the Pomona Freeway, built through the area ten years later. The town's development and population grew quickly after that. Transamerica oversaw all development of the community through the 1960s; the Transamerica Corporation divested itself of all its real estate ventures in the 1980s. As a result, the Diamond Bar project was sold to multiple developers and much of its initial master plan was not implemented during the latter half of its development in the 1980s; the City of Diamond Bar was incorporated on April 18, 1989. Diamond Bar's main road, Diamond Bar Boulevard, runs along the bottom of the valley that becomes Brea Canyon, housing developments overlook the boulevard on both sides from surrounding hills; the city lies between the ends of the Chino Fault and the Whittier Fault, both part of the Elsinore Fault Zone. Positioned in the southeastern corner of the San Gabriel Valley in eastern Los Angeles County, Diamond Bar is 27 miles east of Downtown Los Angeles.

Neighboring communities include Walnut, Rowland Heights, Pomona. Diamond Bar is adjacent to the Inland Empire region, with Chino Hills directly to the east, to the south of Diamond Bar lie the cities of Brea and La Habra in Orange County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.9 square miles, with no significant bodies of water. Both the CA-60 Freeway and the CA-57 Freeway run through Diamond Bar; the I-10 Freeway is just north of the city and CA-71 is just east of the city. Major thoroughfares include Grand Avenue, Diamond Bar Boulevard, Pathfinder Road, Golden Springs Drive, Brea Canyon Road; the 2010 United States Census reported that Diamond Bar had a population of 55,544. The population density was 3,731.5 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Diamond Bar was: 29,144 Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11,138 persons; the Census reported that 55,415 people lived in households, 102 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 27 were institutionalized.

There were 17,880 households, out of which 7,008 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 11,792 were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,165 had a female householder with no husband present, 886 had a male householder with no wife present. There were 496 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 71 same-sex married couples or partnerships. 2,308 households were made up of individuals and 740 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10. There were 14,843 families; the age distribution of the population shows 11,895 people under the age of 18, 5,590 people aged 18 to 24, 13,585 people aged 25 to 44, 17,988 people aged 45 to 64, 6,486 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 fema


Metacomputing is all computing and computing-oriented activity which involves computing knowledge utilized for the research and application of different types of computing. It may deal with numerous types of computing applications, such as: industry, business and human-related management. New emerging fields of metacomputing focus on the methodological and technological aspects of the development of large computer networks/grids, such as the Internet and other territorially distributed computer networks for special purposes. Metacomputing, as a computing of computing, includes: the organization of large computer networks, choice of the design criteria and metacomputing software development where, in the specific domains, the concept metacomputing is used as a description of software meta-layers which are networked platforms for the development of user-oriented calculations, for example for computational physics and bio-informatics. Here, serious scientific problems of systems/networks complexity emerge, not only related to domain-dependent complexities but focused on systemic meta-complexity of computer network infrastructures.

Metacomputing is a useful descriptor for self-referential programming systems. These systems are functional as fifth-generation computer languages which require the use of an underlying metaprocessor software operating system in order to be operative. Metacomputing occurs in an interpreted or real-time compiling system since the changing nature of information in processing results may result in an unpredictable compute state throughout the existence of the metacomputer. From the human and social perspectives, metacomputing is focused on: human-computer software, cognitive interrelations/interfaces, the possibilities of the development of intelligent computer grids for the cooperation of human organizations, on ubiquitous computing technologies. In particular, it relates to the development of software infrastructures for the computational modeling and simulation of cognitive architectures for various decision support systems. Metacomputing refers to the general problems of computationality of human knowledge, to the limits of the transformation of human knowledge and individual thinking to the form of computer programs.

These and similar questions are of interest of mathematical psychology. Special Issue on Metacomputing: From Workstation Clusters to Internet computing, Future Generation Computer Systems, Gentzsch W. No. 15, North Holland Metacomputing Project- with DARPA contribution The Grid: International Efforts in Global Computing, Mark Baker, Rajkumar Buyya and Domenico Laforenza Toward the Identification of the Real-World Meta-Complexity, NEST-IDEA Interdysciplinary Research Journal of Mathematical Psychology


Ascaridia is the name of a genus of parasitic nematodes. Members of the genus are intestinal parasites of birds. Three species are well known, namely, A. galli found in chickens, A. dissimilis in turkeys, A. columbae in pigeons. Lesser known species such as A. hermaphrodita, A. sergiomeirai, A. ornata, A. nicobarensis, A. platyceri are found in parrots. Among these, A. galli is the most important and most pathogenic species, responsible for ascaridiasis of poultry. The eggs of these nematodes are characterized by a thick shell and ellipsoidal, composed of three distinct layers; the eggs of A. dissimilis are marginally bigger than A. galli, A. columbae is marginally smaller. All these ascarid eggs are similar in appearance to Heterakis gallinarum. All three species exhibit a direct lifecycle involving the release of eggs into the soil and the subsequent reingestion of them in food. A. columbae may migrate through the liver. Symptoms of heavy infection include anorexia, stunted growth, listlessness, a change in behavior, enteritis.

Heavy infections can cause a total obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract. Laying hens may produce soft eggs with misshapened shells. Clinical signs are more common in young chickens less than three months old, as older chicken develop some resistance to infection. Infection may be diagnosed on fecal examination. Alternatively, post mortem examination should demonstrate enteritis - caused by the emergence of larvae from the mucosa; the gastrointestinal tract may be distended in chronic cases. Piperazine salts and benzimidazoles are all reported treatments. Ascarid eggs are resistant to desiccation, persist for a long time in the environment, remain directly infective. Therefore, control of infection involves the prevention of contamination of feeders and drinkers with feces, pasture rotation, regular dosing with the above-mentioned treatments in young birds. Ascaridia - Poultry and published by WikiVet at, accessed 16/08/2011. The RVC/FAO Guide to Veterinary Diagnostic Parasitology The PoultrySite Wild Life Information ZipcodeZoo BioLib Lookfordiagnosis The Taxonomicon The Merck Veterinary Manual The NCBI Taxonomy Database

Duett (Rolf Løvland song)

"Duett" is a power ballad in Norwegian, sung by Elisabeth Andreassen and Jan Werner Danielsen as a duet in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix 1994. The song won the Grand Prix, thus earning the right to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 1994; the song deals with the power of song itself, with both performers describing the feelings they get from hearing the other's voice. They sing that it makes them feel united in spirit; the song was performed seventeenth on the night, following Lithuania's Ovidijus Vyšniauskas with "Lopšinė mylimai" and preceding Bosnia and Herzegovina's Alma & Dejan with "Ostani kraj mene". At the close of voting, it had received 76 points, placing 6th in a field of 25, it was succeeded as Norwegian representative at the 1995 contest by Secret Garden with "Nocturne". "Duett" was made in an English language version, where it's called "Duet". The single record featured the English-language version, it peaked at #3 at the Norwegian singles chart and #89 at the Eurochart Hot 100.

"Duett" "Duet"

Kasr al-asnam al-jahiliyyah

Kasr al-asnam al-jahiliyyah fi dhamm al-mutasawwifin. The word "mutasawwifin" referred to here is not used according to its usual meaning of one who follows Sufism but means one who pretends tofollow it. In this treatise, Mulla Sadra criticizes the excesses of those in his day who, pretending to be Sufis, disregarded the Shari'ah and its teachings; this book is one of the Molla Sadra's writings, in Arabic. As the name of this treatise shows, had been written about the rejecting of false “Sufism” and blaming the ignorant and hypocrite “Sufis”; the content of the book, contrary to its new name, is old, in it, the new word or subject that has not been related in Sadra’s former works are not seen. The basis of the Sadra’s action in this treatise is the criticism of false Sufis that have long precedente. Muhamrnad ibn Ibrahim ibn Yahya Oawarni Shirazi, entitled Sadr al-Din and Mulla Sadra as well as Sadr al-muta'allihin, "foremost among the theosophers", or called Akhund by his disciples, was born in Shiraz in 979-980/1571-72 into an influential and well known family, his father having been the governor of the province of Fars.

The date of his birth has not been specified in any of the traditional sources devoted to him 1and in fact it was discovered only a few years ago when'Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabatabaei, a foremost contemporary sage or hakim of Iran, was correcting the new edition of the Asfar and preparing it for publication. On the margin of a manuscript copied in 1197/1703 but based on acopy autographed by Mulla Sadra and with certain marginal notes by the author himself, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabaei discovered the following sentence in the section devoted to the question of the unity of the intellect and the intelligible: "1 received this inspiration at the time of sunrise of Friday the seventh of Jumadi al-ula of the year 1037 A. H. when 58 lunar years had passed from the life of the author."? Since other sources have confirmed this information, but because it is not possible to know whether the58years is a period of between 57 and 58 years or 58 complete years, one cannot determine the exact date of his birth beyond setting it between the years 979/1571 and 980/1572.

He was influential and with great effort trained his son. Mullah Sadra’s life can be divided into three periods: - The periods of seminarian, discussion, studying of the old books and viewpoints of philosophers in Shiraz and Isfahan. In this period, he studied viewpoint of philosophers, kaläm, "Aristotelian" and Illuminative philosophers. - The stage of "self-discipline", "asceticism" and "mystical disclosure" in "kahak" village that led to "unveiling of Lordly truths" and "theological sciences". - The stage of writing and teaching in Shiraz in the school that Allahverdy Khan, the governor of "Fars", built it. During this period, Mulla Sadra wrote all his works. Mulla Sadra caused Islamic Philosophy enters into the new stage. He, in what is called "supreme knowledge" or universal science or "prime philosophy" or "Divine Wisdom", overshadowed the former philosopher position, changed the principles and first foundations of this science and strengthened it on a steadfast principle. Mullah Sadra, till end of his life and instructed, in this times, seven times walked to “Mecca” that in returning from the seventh journey, died in "Basra" in 1640 A.

D.. This book contains one introduction and four articles, each consisting of chapters, a conclusion: The first article: Asceticism does not need knowledge; the second article: The result of worship is knowledge. The third article: The characteristics of "the righteous or the pious"; the fourth article: The advice and blaming the world. The first article: about the person who has started the asceticism. About being untrue of the boasting those who claim to the "Sufism". About looking to the facts of creatures; the second article: about the ultimate goal of worship. "The Divine Sciences" is the real purpose of "Man" existence. The benefit of any "attributes of perfections" is that to make "Man" ready for getting the "Divine Science"; the difference between "mystical disclosure" - the best "mystical discloser" is "the knowledge of God". The difference of Man's mood; the difference of Man's actions. "Divinely inspired knower" is the main aim of creation. Bad ending of the life; some features of God’s friends.

The third article: The features of "" and scholars. The way of access to the position of "pure ones" and scholars. Studying the feature of love and enthusiasm; the origin of Man's actions. The advantage of worship in attaining to spiritual benefits. Studying the relation between healthy "literal meaning" with healthy "inward aspect" and unhealthy "literal meaning" with unhealthy "inward aspect"; the purpose of Man's deeds in worship. The reason of non-recognizing the good persons with bad ones; the fourth article: About wise preaching, intellectual advice and spiritual speeches about badness of the world and "worldly people". About forbidding from attention to the world's goods. Prophet's recommendations about unwillingness to the worldly people; some recommendations from prophets and "friends of God". Some recommendati

Gordon Tucker (footballer)

Gordon Tucker is an English former professional footballer, who played for Derby County, Huddersfield Town, Scunthorpe United, Hyde United and Goole Town. Gordon Tucker started his career at Derby County on non-contract terms, he moved to Huddersfield Town in 1987, he made his debut against Plymouth Argyle in a 6–1 win, he was wearing the number 6 shirt. He was to make a further 21 starts and 6 sub appearances in Town's worst season, the 1987–88 season, he was to make 35 appearances over two years at Leeds Road under Malcolm Macdonald and Eoin Hand, his last game in Town's colours was against Bolton Wanderers on 1 May 1989, Town lost 3–1, he was wearing the number 5 shirt. He was to leave in 1989 for Scunthorpe United, he was to play 15 games at Glanford Park before moving to Goole in 1990. His appearance data at Goole is unknown but he moved to Hyde United in the summer of 1994. Tucker was to play 42 games in all competitions in the 1994–95 season, he did return to play for Hyde in February 1998.

He came on as a substitute in a game against Emley at The Welfare Ground, he was to come on again as a substitute in the next game against Boston United. He made another 9 starts was an unused substitute for the next three games his last appearance was as a substitute against Runcorn, it was the last game of the 1997–98 season. However, he failed to live up to his first spell as a Hyde player, he left Hyde at the end of the season. Thomas, Ian et al.. 99 Years and Counting: Stats and Stories. Huddersfield Town Football Club. ISBN 978-0-9557281-0-5