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Eskimo bowline

The Eskimo bowline is an'anti-bowline', in a class of knots known as'eye knots'. The eye is formed in the end of the rope to permit attachments/connections; the common bowline is an'eye knot'. In the common bowline, the bight component forms around the'standing part'. In contrast, the bight component of an anti-bowline forms around the ongoing eye-leg; the Eskimo bowline is best used in applications. In applications where the two legs of the loop are nearly parallel, a bowline is superior; the structure of the knot was not identified by Clifford Ashley. All of the maneuvers to tie this knot are in the opposite relative to the bowline. Dan Lehman regards the general, bowline-like structure as an'anti-bowline' in the sense of "anti-clockwise": in that with regard to the main nipping loop, the tail on returning from forming the eye is brought through this loop in the opposite direction relative to what is done for a bowline; when this knot is ring-loaded – and the knot becomes an end-to-end knot – it is a sheet bend.

A Cossack knot is another name for the same knot. A slipped version of the Cossack knot is called Kalmyk loop. Eskimo yo-yo

WCLM (AM)

WCLM is a Spanish adult contemporary formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Laurel, serving the Washington, D. C. metropolitan area. WCLM is owned by Alejandro Carrasco, through licensee ACR Media, Inc. From 1965 to the early 1980s, the station broadcast a succession of formats in English. Before 1969, WLMD was a MOR formatted radio station and held to the model created by WMAL and WBAL in Washington and Baltimore, respectively, its dismal ratings due to being a low power AM station only broadcasting during the day with a poor coverage area, led to a format change beginning in 1975. The new Progressive Country music format was loved by the small audience it attracted and ratings increased modestly; the station changed its call sign to WILC on December 19, 1985. ZGS Communications the owner of Telemundo affiliate WZDC-CD, purchased WILC in 2002. On March 14, 2011, WILC flipped to a Spanish Adult Contemporary format as Romantica 900 AM. On February 3, 2014, the station changed formats to Conservative Talk.

On the same date, Wallis Communications began operating the station under a local marketing agreement. On November 5, 2014, WILC changed their format back to Spanish adult contemporary, branded as "Romantica 900". Since January 1, 2016, WILC has been operated by Alejandro Carrasco under a local marketing agreement; the station has continued with a Spanish adult contemporary format branded "Radio America 900" to correspond with Carrasco's news-talk WACA, long known as "Radio America 1540". As part of its exit from broadcasting, ZGS sold to Carrasco for $700,000 on January 29, 2018. WILC was ZGS' last remaining broadcast property after selling its television stations to Telemundo in the same month. Carrasco closed on the purchase of WILC on April 10, 2018, changed the station's call sign to WCLM on April 25, 2018. Query the FCC's AM station database for WCLM Radio-Locator Information on WCLM Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WCLM

Huntly Ketchen

Major General Huntly Douglas Brodie Ketchen, was a Canadian soldier and politician. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba as a Conservative representative from 1932 to 1945. Ketchen was born to a Scottish family living in India, his father, Major James Ketchen, served in the Indian Army. The younger Ketchen was educated at Wellington College and Royal Military College, Sandhurst and was commissioned into the British Army as a second-lieutenant in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, but resigned after a couple of years, he came to Canada in 1894. Following the outbreak of the Second Boer War, Ketchen volunteered for service with Lord Strathcona's Corps, a funded unit of Canadian soldiers, was commissioned a lieutenant on 17 March 1900 as the corps embarked for South Africa, he saw active service in World War I, commanding the Sixth Canadian Infantry Brigade in France from 1915 to 1918. Ketchen was nearly dismissed following the Battle of St-Eloi in April 1916. After British troops had taken a large crater near the ruins of the Belgian town of St Eloi, his brigade was ordered to hold the gain against German counter-attacks.

Due to dreadful mismanagement of the Canadian forces by Ketchen and his divisional commander Richard Turner, German soldiers overran the crater, causing 1,400 Canadian casualties and retaking the land around the crater, negating the gains made at heavy cost just a few days before. General Sir Herbert Plumer, the commander of the Second Army who wasresponsible for the front, demanded Ketchen's immediate dismissal; when Turner claimed that if Ketchen was dismissed he would resign, the commander of the Canadian Corps, Lieutenant-General Alderson, sought Turner's dismissal as well. Both officers were supporters of Militia Minister Sir Sam Hughes, who made it clear in no uncertain terms to Commander in Chief, Sir Douglas Haig, that if Turner went Haig could no longer rely on Canadian support; this led to the diplomatic compromise of Alderson being relieved of his command and replaced by Julian Byng, while Turner and Ketchen retained their commands. Ketchen reached the rank of Major-General in the Canadian Army and retired on pension in 1929.

From 1920 to 1923, he served as president of the Canadian Legion in Manitoba and was president of the South Winnipeg Conservative Association. He was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1932 provincial election for the constituency of Winnipeg, which elected ten members by a single transferable ballot. Ketchen finished seventh on the first ballot, was declared elected. Running for re-election in the 1936 election, he finished eighth on the first ballot and was declared elected on the sixteenth count; the Conservative Party was the primary opposition party in Manitoba during this period, Ketchen sat with his party caucus on the opposition benches. In 1940, the Conservative Party joined with the Liberal-Progressive Party and other parties in a coalition government. Ketchen sat as a government backbencher, but soon became disillusioned with the coalition arrangement. In the 1941 provincial election, he ran as a dissident Conservative opposing the coalition, he finished sixth on the first count, was again declared elected on the sixteenth.

The coalition supporters won 50 of 55 seats in the legislature in the 1941 election. Ketchen appears to have served as Leader of the Opposition in the legislature from 1941 to 1943; the Conservative Party remained a part of the coalition throughout the 1940s. Ketchen did not run for re-election in 1945, he died in hospital in Winnipeg at the age of 87. He married, in 1905, Margaret Elizabeth Robinson

Knife Man

Knife Man is the fourth full-length studio release by AJJ released by Asian Man Records on September 20, 2011 with preordered albums shipped on September 6, 2011. Initial vinyl pressings were done on black vinyl and limited to 1000; the album was mixed by Jalipaz Nelson at Audioconfusion in Mesa, Arizona. All lyrics are written by Ben Gallaty. Punk music review site AbsolutePunk gave the album a rating of 86 out of 100 with Dre Okorley concluding that "Knife Man is synonymous to the gritted teeth and theatrical story lining of a clever manic depressive duo on a wild ride of political blindsiding and folk-rock maturity." Pop Matters gave the album 8/10 stating "The moralizing on Knife Man does get heavy-handed at times, but the homespun simplicity and rage with which it’s delivered adds to its power." Stating it was "one of the most remarkable albums you'll hear all year." Sputnikmusic gave the album 4.5/5

Leeuwin Current

The Leeuwin Current is a warm ocean current which flows southwards near the western coast of Australia. It rounds Cape Leeuwin to enter the waters south of Australia where its influence extends as far as Tasmania; the West Australian Current and Southern Australian Countercurrent, which are produced by the West Wind Drift on the southern Indian Ocean and at Tasmania flow in the opposite direction, producing one of the most interesting oceanic current systems in the world. Its strength varies through the year; the greatest flow is in the winter when the opposing winds are weakest. Evaporation from the Leeuwin current during this period contributes to the rainfall in the southwest region of Western Australia; the Leeuwin Current's speed and its eddies are about 1 knot, although speeds of 2 knots are common, the highest speed recorded by a drifting satellite-tracked buoy was 3.5 knots. The Leeuwin Current is shallow for a major current system, by global standards, being about 300 m deep, lies on top of a northwards countercurrent called the Leeuwin Undercurrent.

The Leeuwin Current is different from the cooler, equatorward flowing currents found along coasts at equivalent latitudes such as the southwest African Coast. Because of the Leeuwin Current, the continental shelf waters of Western Australia are warmer in winter and cooler in summer than the corresponding regions off the other continents; the Leeuwin Current is responsible for the presence of the most southerly true corals at the Abrolhos Islands and the transport of tropical marine species down the west coast and across into the Great Australian Bight. The ‘core’ of the Leeuwin Current can be detected as a peak in the surface temperature with a strong temperature decrease further offshore; the surface temperature difference across the Current is about 1 °C at North West Cape, 2° to 3° at Fremantle and can be over 4° off Albany in the Great Australian Bight. The current breaks out to sea, forming both clockwise and anti-clockwise eddies; the Leeuwin Current is influenced by El Niño conditions, characterised by lower sea temperatures along the Western Australian coast and a weaker Leeuwin Current, with corresponding effects upon rainfall patterns.

The existence of the current was first suggested by William Saville-Kent in 1897. Saville-Kent noted the presence of warm tropical water offshore in the Houtman Abrolhos, making the water there in winter much warmer than inshore at the adjacent coast; the existence of the current was confirmed over the years, but not characterised and named until Cresswell and Golding did so in the 1980s. Ocean current Oceanic gyres Physical oceanography West Australian Current Scientists identify a counter current known as the Capes Current flowing against the Leeuwin Current Western fisheries, Winter 1996, p. 44-45 Greig, M. A; the "Warreen" sections: temperatures, salinities and steric heights in the Leeuwin Current, Western Australia, 1947-1950 Hobart: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Marine Research Laboratories, Report / CSIRO Marine Laboratories, 0725-4598. ISBN 0-643-03656-3 Alan "Lumps" in the Leeuwin Current and rock lobster settlement. Western fisheries magazine, Winter 2000, p. 47-49 "Climate change threatening the Southern Ocean".

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Raúl the Third

Raúl the Third is a Mexican American artist and illustrator. Raúl González was born in El Paso, his father was from that town. Raúl spent his childhood in both cities. In addition to his extensive work as a painter, Raúl is a comic book and graphic novel illustrator, he works among other titles. In 2019, Kwame Alexander's new imprint Versify will launch a series of bilingual children's books written and illustrated by Raúl. Raúl resides with his son in Medford, Massachusetts. Raúl is represented by Jennifer Laughran of Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor in 2020 for ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market Pura Belpré Illustrator Winner in 2017 for Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. Texas BlueBonnet award nomination in 2016-2017 for Lowriders in Space; the Brother Thomas Fellowship in 2015. Artadia Foundation for Art and Culture award in 2009. Voted Boston's best visual artist for 2010 by readers of The Boston Phoenix. AS ILLUSTRATOR Clockwork Curandera. Written by David Bowles. New York, NY: Tu Books, 2020.

Lowriders: Blast from the Past. Written by Cathy Camper. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2018. Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. Written by Cathy Camper. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2016. Lowriders in Space. Written by Cathy Camper. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2014. AS AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market. By Raúl the Third. New York: Versify, 2019. Trujillo, Robert. "Q & A with Illustrator Raúl the Third". Latinxs in Kids Lit. Latinxs in Kids Lit. Retrieved 2018-05-09. American Library Association. "American Library Association announces 2017 youth media award winners". American Library Association. Retrieved 2018-05-09. González, Raúl. "About Raúl the Third". Art by Raúl. Raúl González. Retrieved 2018-05-09. Laughran, Jennifer. "Clients". A.k.a literaticat. Jennifer Laughran. Retrieved 2018-05-09. Ortega, Dave. "Lowriders". PEN America. PEN America. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Zielinski, Sara. "Interview With Raul Gonzalez III". Huffington Post. Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Eskey, Nicholas. "Nothing but Bic Pens Will Do for Latino Artist Raul the Third".

The Beat. The Beat. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Tuttle, Kate. "Raúl Gonzalez: learning his art at 7-11". The Boston Globe; the Boston Globe. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Maughan, Shannon. "Spring 2019 Children's Sneak Previews". Publishers Weekly. Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Alter, Alexandra. "Kwame Alexander Will Start His Own Imprint. The Name? Versify. Get It?". Books News. New York Times. Retrieved 2018-07-27. Official website