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Durham Castle

Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, occupied since 1837 by University College, Durham after its previous role as the residence of the Bishops of Durham. Designated as a cultural World Heritage Site in England, along with Durham Cathedral, since 1986, the facility is open to the general public to visit, but only through guided tours, since it is in use as a working building and is home to over 100 students; the castle stands on top of a hill above the River Wear on Durham's peninsula, opposite Durham Cathedral. Construction of the Castle, which follows the usual motte and bailey design favoured by the Normans, began in 1072 under the orders of William the Conqueror, six years after the Norman conquest of England, soon after the Normans first came to the North; the construction took place under the supervision of Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria, until he rebelled against William and was executed in 1076. Stone for the new buildings moved up using winches; the holder of the office of the Bishop of Durham, Bishop William Walcher at the time, was appointed by the King to exercise royal authority on his behalf, with the castle being his seat.

According to UNESCO, Walcher "purchased the earldom and thus became the first of the Prince-Bishops of Durham, a title, to remain until the 19th century, was to give Durham a unique status in England. It was under Walcher; as was typical of Norman castles, it consisted of an inner and outer bailey. Whether the motte and inner bailey were built first is unknown. There is debate about whether or not Durham Castle was a stone or a wooden structure. Historic sources mention that its keep was built of wood, but there is enough archaeological evidence to indicate that in the late 11th century when it was first built, it had numerous stone buildings. A UNESCO site describes the role of the Prince-Bishops in the "buffer state between England and Scotland":From 1075, the Bishop of Durham became a Prince-Bishop, with the right to raise an army, mint his own coins, levy taxes; as long as he remained loyal to the king of England, he could govern as a autonomous ruler, reaping the revenue from his territory, but remaining mindful of his role of protecting England’s northern frontier.

The Bishops of Durham would not be stripped of their temporal powers until the Durham Act 1836 returned them to the Crown. Another UNESCO report more explains the need for a castle at this location:"In defensive terms, Durham Castle was of strategic importance both to defend the troublesome border with Scotland and to control local English rebellions, which were common in the years following the Norman Conquest, led to the so-called Harrying of the North by William the Conqueror in 1069.... The Castle was constructed'to keep the bishop and his household safe from the attacks of assailants'; this makes sense – Robert de Comines, the first earl of Northumberland appointed by William the Conqueror, was brutally murdered along with his entourage in 1069". In May 1080, the castle was besieged for four days by rebels from Northumbria. In 1177, King Henry II of England seized the castle after a disagreement with the then-bishop, Hugh de Puiset. In the 12th Century, Bishop Pudsey built the Galilee of the Cathedral.

Other major alterations were made by Bishop Thomas Hatfield in the 1300s, including a rebuilding of the keep and enlargement of the keep mount. The castle has a large Great Hall called a Dining Hall, created by Bishop Antony Bek in the early 14th century; the Hall was modified and enlarged reduced, in size by subsequent bishops. Today, the Hall is 14 metres high and over 30 metres long; the Castle remained the bishop's palace for the Bishop of Durham until Auckland Castle was made the bishops' residence in 1832. Subsequently, Durham castle was donated to the University of Durham by Bishop William Van Mildert and would become the college; the college did not occupy the castle until 1837, after the next Bishop, Edward Maltby, had completed renovations of the building. The Norman Chapel is the oldest accessible part of the castle built about 1078, its architecture is Anglian in nature due to forced Anglian labour being used to build it. In the 15th century, its three windows were all but blocked up because of the expanded keep.

It thus fell into disuse until 1841. During the Second World War, it was used as a command and observation post for the Royal Air Force when its original use was recognised; the chapel was re-consecrated shortly after the war and is still used for weekly services by the college. Tunstall's Chapel, named after Cuthbert Tunstall, was built in the 15th century and is used for worship within the college, it was modified in the 17th Century by Bishop Cosin. Durham Castle is jointly designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, a short distance across Palace Green; the UNESCO report provides specifics about the Castle's important aspects: Within the Castle precinct are buildings of the Durham Palatinate, reflecting the Prince-Bishops’ civic responsibilities and privileges. These include the B

Campus (anime)

Campus is an eroge and OVA with only two episodes. The whole series features frequent sexual intercourse, oral sex and masturbation and revolves around a college student, Takakage; the story opens in Sengoku era Japan. The atmosphere is somewhat weary; the soldiers of a certain clan rest. Genshiro, a soldier, is with his girlfriend, who fears for his life, he proposes to her, she accepts. They make love; the scene moves to modern day Tokyo, where the protagonist of the story, Takakage Takasaka, wakes up realising he has had a wet dream. It confuses him a lot, he wonders if it was only a dream or that happened, he has breakfast with Maiko. He narrates the day, they go to school together and are met by Takakage's childhood friend, Mayumi Hiragi, who claims to be able to tell fortunes, predicts that he's going to fall in love with a beautiful girl that he is going to meet soon. Comes the perverted friend of Takakage, Tateno, he tries to flirt with Maiko. Maiko realizes. Shortly after, Takakage encounters a pretty young girl, who looks like the girl in his dreams.

Takakage: A nice, easy going guy, having sex with every girl. He got a fortune from his childhood friend Mayumi, that he will fall in love with a beautiful woman. On, the fortune comes true and falls in love with Ayame. After her death, his sister tells him, they end up together dating, having sex. It was assumed that it was revealed that Meiko isn't his sister. Mayumi: She is Takakage's childhood friend, she has a crush on him since, she is trying to hide it as much as possible, but she cannot resist the temptation and changes her look into an innocent new school girl "Chisato" and she asks him out. They had sex in a hotel the guilt causes "Chisato" to reveal herself as Mayumi, express her feelings for him. Takakage turns her down. Maiko: As the series begins she is introduced to the audience as Takakage's sister, who he cares about a lot and feels like his parents rather than his brother. After a while Meiko is starting to have desires of being with her "brother" in the same bed, having sex, but she is afraid she is having dirty thoughts about her brother, but lucky for her it shows that he isn't her brother and she can tell him about her desires and they started dating and having sex in the end.

Ayame: A young priestess who lives in a shrine and was a love interest/wife of Genshiro, a young soldier. She wanted to save her love from dying and cast a spell of immortality, but cast it on herself by mistake and couldn't save her love, Genshiro. Either she couldn't kill herself cause of the spell she lived over 400 years and after she met Genshiro's reincarnation, she falls in love with him. On, she decided to reverse immortality spell and live with Takakage in peace, but she died instead. Genshiro: Love interest/husband of Ayame, a young soldier, comes back to the shrine though he was fatally injured, to save her from being raped by an enemy soldier he collapsed from severe blood loss, dies. Campus is made up of two episodes, both of which are in one DVD. En Hong finds that "The first episode is a conglomeration of scenes'thrust' upon each other with a'loose' plot to'bind' them together" and that the production values are lacking, but noted it was effective as a hentai work, "accomplishes what it sets out to do".

Chris Beveridge thinks that Campus is one of the "simple, but done well" titles from the Vanilla Series line, points out the lack of "non-consensual scenes", not "terribly explicit" sex scenes, "a focus on dating and romance" to make it recommended for couples' viewing. Alex Roberts characterised Campus as "solid, but unspectacular". Mike Toole wrote "Here's another filthy cartoon that involves magic use, it has character designs that are cute, if unusual decent animation, a bugfuck time-twisting storyline." Campus at Anime News Network's encyclopedia

Eladio Jala

Eladio Manligues Jala is a Philippine lawyer and politician. It is a long way from rural Loboc in Bohol to the congressional halls in Batasan Hills in Quezon City. Starting out a teacher, Jala as a lawyer- lawmaker, representing the 3rd district of Bohol in the Lower House for three consecutive terms. Jala was born in Loboc to Olegario Jala and Gregoria Manligues and begun his studies at the town's Central Elementary school, he was sent to the Divine Word College, now Holy Name University, in Tagbilaran City for his secondary and tertiary education, finishing a Political Science course and predictably, going on to law school. Among the many Bar examinees coming from the DWC School of Law, Eladio came out to be the only one who passed the rigid exams in 1982, an achievement of note attesting to a triumph no one can refute. Between finishing a Law degree and passing the bar however, Jala was a high school teacher in Quinoguitan in Loboc, in Bohol School of Arts and Trade, now Central Visayas State College of Agriculture and Technology, in Tagbilaran City.

This stint as an educator was a potent input that consciously influence many of his decisions as a legislator. His concern for the youth is reflected on the bills he had authored or co- authored in Congress. For a decade starting in 1982, he became a law practitioner and an active member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Bohol Chapter, he was chosen by his peers as a member of the board of Directors of the lawyers' group, as its vice president. He continues to be a member of the Free Legal Assistance Group, IBP, Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals, Bohol island Lions International Club, aside from being a human rights lawyer, he became a provincial lawmaker, winning a seat in the provincial board in 1992. For six years as a Provincial Kagawad, Jala sponsored some 180 resolutions and has authored some 50 ordinances, reflecting innate and selfless dedication to the job. In 1998, he became representative in the third district of Bohol. Jala was chosen to chair the Committee on Civil Service and Professional Regulation, Senior Vice Chairman of the Higher and Technical Education committee, a member of some 13 other House Committees.

Jala approved the filing of a measure that touches on the granting of civil service eligibility to government employees who have rendered continuous service for more than 10 years. He filed a bill seeking to outlaw political turncoatism which has long made a mockery of our political system. Another bill be authored seeks to adopt community service as a human alternative penalty for certain offenses in lieu of imprisonment and fines. Jala has been married to Remedios Limbago Jala for the past 24 years, they have two children, Adam Nelson, a neophyte lawyer and succeeded him as representative in the Third District in 2007 elections and Majesty Eve. Http://www.boholchronicle.com/jun06/index6-11-06.htm http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2007/may/04/yehey/metro/20070504met3.html http://www.boholchronicle.com/jun06/11/front1.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20070716132250/http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2007/june/12/yehey/top_stories/20070612top6.html

Bad Boy Joe

Bad Boy Joe is an American DJ, producer and remixer of Italian descent. He's best known for his megamixes, which appeared on Louie DeVito's NYC Underground Party, Dance Factory and Dance Divas mix series, he can be heard on WKTU from 5-6 and on had a mixshow "The Megamix" every Saturday night from 11-midnight on Sirius Satellite Radio The Beat channel 36. After November 12, 2008, The Beat is no longer on the channel, he produces a series of shows and events for New York City's reigning Dance music station WKTU, more KTU's Beatstock. He owns his own record label entitled "What If Productions". In 1999, he got his big break after catching the eye of another DJ around the New York area Louie DeVito, who hired Joe to help him with his NYC Underground Party mix series before releasing his own series of mixed compilation albums; the Best of Freestyle Megamix The Best of Freestyle Megamix, Vol. 2 The Ultimate House Megamix The Best of Freestyle Megamix, Vol. 3 The Best of Freestyle Megamix, Vol. 4 The Best of Freestyle Megamix, Vol. 5 The Best of NYC Afterhours: Feel the Drums The Best of NYC Vocal Clubhouse: 1 a.m.

Sessions Club Anthems Vol. 2 The Best of NYC Afterhours, Vol. 2: Feel the Drums The Best of NYC Afterhours, Vol. 3: Feel the Drums Ultra. Dance 07 The Best of NYC Afterhours, Vol. 4: Re-Live the Music The Best of NYC Vocal Clubhouse, Vol. 2 Legends of Freestyle Old School Clubhouse... Back in the Day Freestyle Dance Party: New Dance Remixes Addicted to Drums: 4 a.m. Mix Jersey Shore Fist Pumpin' Mix 100% Pure Freestyle Official website Bad Boy Joe on Facebook Bad Boy Joe on Twitter Bad Boy Joe on SoundCloud Bad Boy Joe's channel on YouTube Bad Boy Joe discography at Discogs

Fremont Township, Tuscola County, Michigan

Fremont Township is a civil township of Tuscola County in the U. S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,312 at the 2010 Census. Mayville is a village on M-24 in the southeast corner of the township. Juniata or Juniata Station was a Port Huron and Northwestern Railway station on the western edge of section 30 in the township, on the boundary with Vassar Township at 43°20′59″N 83°27′44″W. A hotel known as Kelley's Tavern, which opened there in 1864, was the first house open for public lodging; this is not to be confused with Juniata Township, a few miles away to the north and west in next range of townships. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.1 square miles, of which 35.9 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,559 people, 1,266 households, 965 families residing in the township; the population density was 99.0 per square mile. There were 1,332 housing units at an average density of 37.1 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the township was 97.50% White, 0.17% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.06% from other races, 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.43% of the population. There were 1,266 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.17. In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males. The median income for a household in the township was $38,909, the median income for a family was $46,285.

Males had a median income of $37,857 versus $22,554 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,355. About 6.7% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over. A post office called Northgrove opened at North Grove and Mertz Roads and operated from February 21, 1899 to March 15, 1901

Felix Bernstein & Gabe Rubin

Felix Bernstein and Gabe Rubin are an artist duo whose interdisciplinary work consists of noise and poet’s theater. The two artists have collaborated since meeting in 2010 at Bard College, where they both studied film. Bernstein and Rubin have presented film and theater together at MOCA Los Angeles, Issue Project Room, Anthology Film Archives, the Whitney Museum of American Art, their directorial projects have included the film Boyland, featured in the 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival. The self-described “ambiguous twosome” has performed together as a two-piece musical act called Tender Cousins. Bernstein and Rubin’s first joint exhibition, Folie à Deux, opened at David Lewis Gallery Phoenix in June 2018. Felix Bernstein is the author of the poetry collection Burn Book, a book of essays, Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry, his poetry and cultural criticism has been published in Flash Art, Spike Art Quarterly, Poetry Magazine and Texte Zur Kunst. Gabe Rubin has performed, stage managed, edited for various films and theatrical productions including the opera Victorine by Art & Language and The Red Krayola at the 2012 Whitney Biennial, Transition Incomplete at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

In 2018 he was featured in the transmasculine photo series American Boys by Soraya Zaman. Bernstein and Rubin met and related over the “middlebrow aesthetic” of musical theatre while both attending Bard College in 2010; as described by Rubin: “A friend showed me some of Felix’s videos on the website blip.tv in 2008, I thought they were fantastic and watched them all the time. We bonded quickly, spending many nights staying up late watching obscure exploitation, Euro Trash, Sleaze films, a diverse range of horror films from the ’70s. We watched a lot of performances of songs from musicals and sang a lot of karaoke. I had been grappling with my gender identity for some time, he was the first person I came out to; the first time we recorded a video together we had just come back from a party and were lip-syncing to Aqua in my room.” The duo staged and exhibited Bernstein’s libretto Bieber Bathos Elegy At the Whitney Museum of American Art in 2016. At the Whitney, Rubin performed in Jill Kroesen’s Collecting Injustices and Bernstein in Andrew Lampert’s Synonym for Untitled.

Both Bernstein and Rubin performed in the opera Victorine by Mayo Thompson and Art & Language at the 2012 Whitney Biennial. The artists have performed together as Tender Cousins, a two-piece musical act. Among Bernstein and Rubin’s early collaborations are a series of YouTube videos including Felix and Gabe Sing Jellicle Cats for Four Hours and Pagan Women Yahoo Group with Gabe Rubin. In 2013 Rubin starred in Unchained Melody, a film written and directed by Bernstein, featuring his parents Charles Bernstein and Susan Bee, the poet Cole Heinowitz, singer Shelley Hirsch. Bernstein and Rubin made their co-directorial debut in 2015 with Boyland, a short experimental film adaptation of the poem "The Love that Dare Not Speak Its Name" by Oscar Wilde's lover Lord Alfred Douglas; the film was included in the 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival. In June 2018 Bernstein and Rubin staged their first joint exhibition, Folie à Deux, at David Lewis Gallery, its centerpiece was a 45-minute film, Madame de Void: A Melodrama, concerning the relationship between fashion designer Madame de Void and her dog Blot.

An accompanying audio-play titled Folie à Deux: A Duodrama elaborates on the relational dialectic between these two characters. Bernstein and Rubin consider the show to be a work of “Anemic Aestheaterory,” referring to Marcel Duchamp’s film Anemic Cinema and the etymological relationship between “theory” and “theater.”