In Norse mythology, Dvalinn is a dwarf who appears in several Old Norse tales and kennings. The name translates as "the dormant one" or "the one slumbering". Dvalin is listed as one of the four stags of Yggdrasill in both Grímnismál from the Poetic Edda and Gylfaginning from the Prose Edda. In the Poetic Edda poem Völuspá, Dvalin is mentioned as a name in the listing of dwarves, again in a stanza as a leader taking a host of dwarfs from the mountains to find a new dwelling place: "The rocks they left, through wet lands They sought a home, in the fields of sand"In Hávamál, Dvalin is said to have introduced the writing of runes to the dwarfs, as Dáinn had done for the elves and Odin for the gods. In Alvíssmál, a kenning for the sun is listed as the "deceiver of Dvalin", referring to the sun's power of turning dwarfs into stone. In skaldic poetry, "Dvalin's drink" is used as a kenning for poetry, since the mead of poetry was created by the dwarfs. In Fáfnismál, during a discussion between Sigurd and Fafnir concerning the minor Norns, those who govern the lives and destinies of dwarfs are known as "Dvalin's daughters".
In Hervarar saga, Dvalin is one of a pair of dwarves. In the Sörla þáttr, an Icelandic short story written by two Christian priests in the 15th century, Dvalin is the name of one of the four dwarves who fashioned a necklace, acquired by a woman called Freyja, King Odin's concubine, after she agreed to spend a night with each of them. J. R. R. Tolkien took the name as Dwalin for one of the dwarves in The Hobbit. Rich Burlew has Dvalin as the first king of the Dwarves, an ascended demigod of the Northern Pantheon in The Order of the Stick. In Joanne Harris' The Gospel of Loki, Dvalin is the name of one of the Sons of Ivaldi; the Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection
Hackney is an unincorporated community in Cowley County, United States. The town was named after William P. Hackney, a colorful frontier lawyer and politician from Cowley County. Hackney was a station and shipping point on the Atchison and Santa Fe Railway; the post office was established March 31, 1894, discontinued February 15, 1924. An airport was built in the early 1940s and was used as a training airfield by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II; the airport is now called Strother Field and it is the home of Strother Field Industrial Park. Cowley County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
"Free Fall" is the twenty first episode of the fourth season of Pretty Little Liars, an American mystery drama television series based on the novel series written by Sara Shepard, is the ninety-first episode of the series. The episode, directed by Melanie Mayron and written by Maya Goldsmith aired on February 18, 2014 on ABC Family. In the episode, Spencer is ready to tell Aria that Ezra is "A", while Hanna and Emily, worried that Aria will be hurt, remain hesitant. Meanwhile, Spencer’s addiction to amphetamines is exposed, causing damage to her credibility among the Liars. "Free Fall" yielded a 1.0 demo rating, up from the previous episode. It received general praise from contemporary critics, who highlighted the dialogue between Ashley Benson and Shay Mitchell’s characters and drew comparisons to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Spencer is eager to tell Aria that Ezra is “A”, but Hanna and Emily are not sure when the best time is. After catching Spencer in his classroom in her pajamas, Ezra tells Aria about Spencer’s addiction to amphetamines as well as a previous incident involving them.
She tells Hanna and Emily and they all hold an intervention at Spencer’s house. When confronted with the truth, Spencer breaks down and confesses that Ezra is “A” while continuing to deny the truth. Spencer tries to explain to Hanna and Emily the inconsistencies she discovered in Alison’s journal, which leads to a plan to lure Ezra out of obscurity using a bag of money for Ali. Hanna and Emily meet at Ambrose Pavilion to catch Ezra and wait for Spencer to arrive, supposed to be dressed as Alison. Someone dressed as Alison arrives and the girls assume its Spencer. Spencer comes and the girls realize it was "A", not Spencer, they attempt to follow the girl but she runs off and the room’s lights start short-circuiting. As the girls are about to leave, Emily notices the bag and takes it, while Hanna notices a blonde wig in the trash. Aria tells Ezra about the intervention and he lets slip some information that Aria did not share with him, causing some suspicion, she goes to his cabin, where she finds his manuscript detailing the lives of all the girls, including Alison.
She runs off into the forest, trying to hide from Ezra, boards a ski lift. Ezra tries to explain everything. Aria, in disbelief, threatens to expose the manuscript but Ezra knocks it out of her hands. Meanwhile and Mike continue their relationship, but Mona struggles to keep her past behind as Ezra continues pressing her for help. Veronica and Toby discovers Spencer’s relapse. "Free Fall" was directed by Melanie Mayron. This is Goldsmith fourth writing credit for the season and Mayron’s second directing credit, following “Bring Down the Hoe”; the table read for the episode began on September 17, 2013 and the episode was filmed between September 18, 2013 and September 25, 2013. The episode features recurring appearances from Keegan Allen as Toby Cavanaugh, Cody Christian as Mike Montgomery, Lesley Fera as Veronica Hastings. “Free Fall” premiered on February 18, 2014 on ABC Family to an audience of 2.56 million viewers, up eighteen percent from the previous episode. It garnered the highest viewership the season four episode "Close Encounters".
The episode garnered a 1.0 in the adults 18-49 demographic. This was up eighteen percent from the previous episode “Shadow Play”, which garnered 1.1 million viewers in the demographic. Teresa Lopez of TV Fanatic rated the episode 5 stars, commenting that "it exceeded my expectations" and called it "quite the exciting hour of television." Nick Campbell of TV.com praised the writers of the episode for Ezra’s storyline and for Hanna and Emily’s dialogue, making comparisons to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern and Shaggy and Scooby-Doo. Jessica Goldstein of Vulture highlighted Emily and Hanna’s dialogue, writing that she "gets all the best one-liners" and praised Lesley Fera’s character for showing good parenting when confronted with Spencer’s addiction. "Free Fall" on IMDb "Free Fall" at TV.com
Lucio Schiavon is an Italian illustrator. Lucio Schiavon was born in Venice Italy, he has collaborated with Fabrica research centre of Benetton Group's communication departments in the Visual Communication & Illustration and Comics. During this period contributes to the project Vision of Hope for The New Yorker magazine, it works on various initiatives and reality as El Pais, Reporters Without Borders, UNICEF and the Teatro Massimo in Palermo. He has worked with magazines such as International, Specchio della Stampa, Linea Grafica and Mondadori, his works have been exhibited in two group of Fabrica, one in Japan in Tokyo and Osaka as part of the exhibition From chaos to order and back to Barcelona in Spain and with the exposure of the shows “ Mail me” that were made of the publications for the catalog Electa. He has worked with the Venice Biennale, where he created and managed the marketing and publicity materials of various international festivals. How Illustrator public with the publishing house and art gallery in Milan Nuages, Io gran gatta lui e il Super Oltre an El mostro and Carnet from Togo.
For other publishers, Io Hubble e il cielo, Il genio del Bosco, Gerardo e strane visioni and unpublished postcards Venice. Create and design a new line characters to the collection Invicta backpacks and school works treating the materials with Helly Hansen Workware advertising, Carhartt Workware, Brionvega and Ovs where he created a character for the fundraising campaign for Save the Children, he has exhibited his work in various group exhibitions in Paris all’Ecoles de Mines in Naples at the Palace of Arts, the Museum of the landscape of Torre di Mosto and space Lamech in the Palladian Basilica in Vicenza. Participating in the Biennale of Carnet de Voyage in Clermont Ferrand in France and subsequently in the group show “Invitation du Vojage” curated by Cristina Taverna in Varese to the Cloister of Voltorre alongside artists like Hugo Pratt, Jose Munoz, JJ Sempé, Tullio Pericoli, Jaques Loustal and Lorenzo Mattotti. Produce animated shorts for the Venice Film Meeting and unpublished postcards Venice.
Collaborates with the city of Venice as an illustrator, creating posters for various exhibitions and cultural events on film. In 2009 he was chosen to participate in the international catalog of American Illustration No. 29 for the best works of 2009. At the end of 2010 inaugurates “La gemella diversa” exhibition dedicated to the relationship between the mainland and Venice, his first solo exhibition at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa in Venice. Collaborates with director Enzo D’Alo and artist Lorenzo Mattotti for the backgrounds of animated feature “Pinocchio” With Heads Collective has created a dog “Oscar” for Oscar Mondadori treating the promotional materials and TV commercials, he worked for Fiat, Corio Shopville Le Gru and the Armando Testa agency for the Museo del risparmio of Turin. Selected at First International Motion Art Award 2012 in New York City with the video “Grukey cards”
Kemar Bailey-Cole is a male track and field athlete from Jamaica, who competes in the 100m. He is the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics running a personal best 10.00 sec at the Jamaican Olympic trials over 100m coming 5th earning him a spot on the 4×100 relay for Jamaica at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He improved his time to 9.97 in Brussels on September 7, 2012. He is coached by Glen Mills who coaches Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. In 2013 he once again improved his 100m personal best to 9.96 seconds. In the 100m final of the 2013 Jamaican National Championships, Bailey-Cole finished the race in 9.98 seconds, second only to Usain Bolt's 9.94, despite of a 1.5 m/s headwind, where he earned a qualification to the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow. He set a personal best in the semi final of the 2013 World Championships in Athletics of 9.93 seconds where he came second to teammate Nickel Ashmeade, however he could only manage 4th in the final, just outside the medal positions.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games Bailey-Cole ran the 100 m final in 10.00 seconds to take the gold medal, beating England's Adam Gemili who took silver, fellow countryman Nickel Ashmeade who took bronze. He was a part of the Jamaican relay team which won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, running only in the heats. Kemar Bailey-Cole at World Athletics Pace Sports Management Profile London Olympic Profile
Chloride anion exchanger known as down-regulated in adenoma, is a protein that in humans is encoded by the SLC26A3 gene. Protein DRA is a membrane protein in intestinal cells, it is a member of the sulfate anion transporter family. It mediates chloride and bicarbonate exchange and additionally transports sulfate and other anions at the apical membrane, part of the plasma membrane of enterocytes, it is different from the anion exchanger that present in erythrocytes, renal tubule, several other tissues. The protein encoded by this gene is a transmembrane glycoprotein that functions as a sulfate transporter, it is localized to the mucosa of the lower intestinal tract to the apical membrane of columnar epithelium and some goblet cells, is instrumental in chloride reuptake, aiding in the creation of an osmotic gradient for resorption of fluid from the lumen of the intestine. Mutations in this gene have been associated with a treatable disease; the congenital absence of this membrane protein results in an autosomal recessive disorder called congenital chloridorrhea or congenital chloride diarrhea.