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Family Values Tour 2007

The Family Values Tour is a rock tour headlined by Korn. Korn headlined the first edition; the next two lineups, in 1999 and 2001, were topped by Limp Bizkit and Stone Temple Pilots, respectively. In 2006 they revived the tour after a 5-year hiatus. Several legal disputes ensued over injuries and a death resulting from fights between concert-goers, but despite the negative connotation, Korn plans to continue the tour onward in 2007, with a whole new set of bands some old ones as well. Jonathan Davis, lead singer of Korn, formally announced on November 16 through Launch Radio the plans for 2007's Family Values Tour, he is quoted as saying, "There is gonna be one. We know for sure. We're going after some bands, I can't say yet, I wish I could, all I know is its gonna be amazing and people are gonna love it and we're gonna be doing it again. Once it gets closer, we'll announce who will be on it and stuff but I can't say right now." Lineup and tour locations were revealed on March 26 through MTV's Virtual Korn.

David Silveria did not participate in the 2007 Family Values tour. His replacement for their 8th album "Untitled", Terry Bozzio, recorded new material and was the expected fill-in drummer for 2007 but left the band while in the recording process due to "personal conflicts", it was announced on April 19, 2007 that Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison would be touring with Korn as their drummer for 5 months, which would include The Family Values Tour 2007. Clint Lowery of Dark New Day of Sevendust, would be touring with Korn as a fill-in guitarist; as with the 2006 Family Values Tour, the lawn seats at this one will only cost $9.99. The band bloodsimple pulled out of the tour on August 31 due the lead singer having an "emergency" tooth pull and being unable to perform. Sevendust were invited as an act on this tour. Korn Evanescence Atreyu Flyleaf Hellyeah Trivium Neurosonic Droid Five Finger Death Punch Invitro Through You Twin Method bloodsimple Egypt Central The Vanished Otep The Last Starfighter The Family Values Tour 2007 tour dates were announced on April 19, 2007.

Intro Here to Stay Good God Starting Over Dead Bodies Everywhere Hold On Ever Be Trash Bottled Up Inside Falling Away from Me Ass Itch Coming Undone Faget Fake Another Brick in the Wall into Goodbye cruel world Encore Twisted Transistor Got the Life Evolution Freak on a Leash BlindFake and Got the Life were on the setlist for the first 4 tour dates but were taken off the setlist after those dates with no explanation as to why Intro Weight of The World Sweet Sacrifice Going Under Cloud Nine The Only One Taking Over Me Lithium People Are Strange Call Me When You're Sober Bring Me to Life Imaginary Whisper All That I'm Living For Haunted Lacrymosa Your Star Ex's And Oh's Becoming the Bull The Crimson Creature Doomsday Bleeding Mascara Blow You Give Love a Bad Name Right Side Of The Bed Lip Gloss And Black Justice and Mercy Breathe Today Fully Alive All Around Me I'm Sorry So I Thought Sorrow Again I'm So Sick Red Sam Cassie Matter Of Time Rotten To The Core GodDamn Stone Cold Crazy You Wouldn't Know Hellyeah Alcohaulin' Ass To The Rats Unrepentant Becoming The Dragon Master of Puppets A Gunshot To The Head Of Trepidation Pull Harder On The Strings Of Your Martyr The Resurrection Built To Last Behind Dead Eyes No Gods No Masters Are Solar Crazy Sheila I Will Always Be Your Fool So Many People Until I Die Ashes The Way of the Fist Salvation The Devil's Own White Knuckles The Bleeding Meet the Monster Vaccine Culo Knife Fight Fury Sleight of Hand Through Nose or Mouth James "Munky" Shaffer confirmed that the CD and DVD documenting the 2007 tour had been recorded although it hasn't been released.

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Take Your Pick (album)

Take Your Pick is an album by jazz guitarist Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto, released by Vermillion on June 2, 2010 in Japan. The album debuted at number 2 on the Japanese Oricon weekly album charts; the album won an award for Best Pop Instrumental Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. It won the "Jazz Album of the Year" award at 25th Japan Gold Disc Awards. All songs arranged by Larry Carlton, Tak Matsumoto & Hideyuki Terachi Larry Carlton – guitar Tak Matsumoto – guitar Mike Haynestrumpet Osamu Ueishi – trumpet Barry Greentrombone Azusa Tojo – trombone Mark Douthitsaxophone Watanabe Fire – saxophone Kazuhiro Takeda – saxophone Jeff Babkokeyboards Michael Rhodesbass guitar Billy Kilsondrums

Snatch Land Rover

The Snatch Land Rover is a protected patrol vehicle based on the Land Rover Defender 110 chassis. Intended for general patrolling in low-threat areas, it is the successor to the Truck Utility Medium with Vehicle Protection Kit; the vehicle was developed in 1992 for use in Northern Ireland. It provides some degree of small arms protection for occupants and a limited level of protection from Improvised Explosive Devices and off-route mines; the vehicle has been criticized as occupant deaths have resulted from kinetic attacks which exceeded the level of protection available. The Snatch is based on the Land Rover Heavy Duty Chassis, a militarised version of the Defender 110, it was procured for use in Northern Ireland by the British Army. And was first introduced in 1992. Designated, Truck Utility Medium with Vehicle Protection Kit, the vehicle is more known by its informal title, the "Snatch" in official documentation, it is believed to have acquired the name from its use in the Troubles, when it was the preferred vehicle for snatch squads: soldiers trained to deal with demonstrations by picking out and arresting suspected ringleaders.

The "Snatch" was the first factory modified Land Rover to be used in Northern Ireland, replacing a series of ad hoc conversions including protected Airportable Land Rover and 109" widely used by British Forces in Northern Ireland. Manufactured as the CAMAC CAV 100 by NP Aerospace, the "Snatch" conversion was developed with the aid of Ricardo, is fitted with CAMAC composite armour to offer the crew protection against kinetic energy projectiles and, to a limited degree, against explosive devices, its rated "combat weight" is 3,050 kg. Six versions have been produced, the first being the original Snatch-1, equipped with a V8 petrol engine. Nearly 1,000 were produced, with 278 being "desertised" and reclassified as the Snatch-1.5. Most were upgraded to a second variant standard, either the Snatch-2 12v, LHD, the basic training variant; these versions were retro-fitted with "300 Tdi" diesel engines and the 2A is fitted with air conditioning. Some Snatch 2 are being further upgraded to the Snatch Vixen standard with chassis and drivetrain enhancements for a higher GVW.

When deployed, the vehicles are fitted with electronic countermeasures electronic suites, which are designed to prevent certain types of improvised explosive devices being triggered, Bowman radio communications. Use of the vehicle has been the subject of criticism by the media and the families of some casualties in both the Afghan and Iraqi areas of British operations; this criticism became public knowledge in 2005 when the media published claims from civil servants in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development advising against the use of the vehicles. Concerns were raised in Parliament, presenting comparison with the U. S. Marine Corps deployment of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Cougar, which appeared to have provided more protection; the conservative peer Lord Astor of Hever inviting comment. In response the Minister for Defence Procurement, Lord Drayson, acknowledged that the Snatch was inappropriate but identified that trade-offs around protection and mobility were required, as well as highlighting previous maintainability issues with an earlier version of the Cougar.

Similar issues were reported in a Sunday Telegraph opinion piece and other news outlets. These recognised the need for trade-off decisions to be made around posture and mobility. Media reporting continued to escalate the topic whilst parliamentary dialogue continued. Four families of servicemen killed in Snatch Land Rovers in Iraq and Afghanistan are to sue the Ministry of Defence, as reported by the BBC on 19 June 2009. Since 2003, some 37 UK personnel have been killed while using the vehicles; the use of the Snatch in Afghanistan and Iraq has caused troops to name it a "Mobile Coffin". In 2010 the MoD was in the process of procuring a number of vehicles with increased levels of protection, although of reduced mobility, to supplement the vehicle fleets in Afghanistan and Iraq. Existing orders for the Pinzgauer Vector and the Bulldog, based on the FV432, were increased. New vehicles, the Mastiff and Ridgback, based on the Cougar, produced by the US firm Force Protection Inc, are under procurement.

Some of these vehicles have been deployed to theatre. The UK MoD is procuring 420 Panther CLV 4×4 vehicles in the Command and Liaison role. Mine and IED protection are prime features on this vehicle. In September 2010, Force Protection Europe, developer of the Ocelot light armoured vehicle, has been selected as the preferred bidder in U. K. Ministry of Defense Light Protected Patrol Vehicle program. According to FPE, the first Ocelot vehicles are expected to be available for the training of UK forces in 2011; the initial phase will require up to 400 new vehicles to be delivered by 2010-2011. FPE won this competition against the all-British Supacat group, offering the Supacat Protected Vehicle SPV-400; the Ocelot has an approximate gross vehicle weight of only 16,500 pounds. Its cabin is made of a protective pod, made of advanced composite materials incorporating Formula One racing technology. Critical components such as the engine, fuel tank and transmission are contained in the V-shaped armoured ‘spine’ that deflects potential blast away from the pod, thus protecting the occupants and critical

Alan Goldsher

Alan Goldsher is an author and a musician. Alan Goldsher is the author of ten novels, including "Paul Is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion," "A Game of Groans", "My Favorite Fangs: The Story of the von Trapp Family Vampires." Written as A. M. Goldsher, his chicklit books "The True Naomi Story," "Reality Check," "Today’s Special," and "No Ordinary Girl" were released by Little Black Dress Books in the U. K. and Marabout in France between 2008-2011. His non-fiction titles include "Hard Bop Academy: The Sidemen of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and "Modest Mouse: A Pretty Good Read." As a ghostwriter, Alan has collaborated on projects with numerous celebrities and public figures, including director actor/comedian Kevin Pollak, film director Tobe Hooper, Chef Stephanie Izard, jazz guitarist/vocalist George Benson. His music journalism has appeared in Bass Player and Guitar Player, his sportswriting has been seen in ESPN The Magazine,,, He reviews books for Kirkus.

During his 10-plus years as a professional bassist, Goldsher recorded with Janet Jackson, Cypress Hill, Naughty by Nature. "Miles Davis FAQ" – Hal Leonard, 2013 "Linsanity: The Improbable Rise of Jeremy Lin" – Vook, 2012 "Modest Mouse: A Pretty Good Read" – Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press, 2008 "Hard Bop Academy: The Sidemen of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers" – Hal Leonard, 2003 "Paul Is Undead: The British Zombie Invasion – Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, 2010 "My Favorite Fangs: The Story of the Von Trapp Family Vampires" – Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press, 2012 "A Game of Groans: A Sonnet of Slush and Soot" – Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s Press, 2012 "Give Death a Chance: The British Zombie Invasion 2" – Boo Goo Press, 2012 "No Ordinary Girl" – Little Black Dress Books/Hachette, 2010 "Today’s Special" – Little Black Dress Books/Hachette, 2009 "Reality Check" – Little Black Dress Books/Hachette, 2008 "The True Naomi Story" – Little Black Dress Books/Hachette, 2008 "The Record Haus" – PublishAmerica, 2004 "Jam" – Permanent Press, 2002 Goldsher is a session and touring bassist.

He has worked on the Cypress Hill remix of Janet Jackson's song "Because of Love" and on the Naughty by Nature-produced debut album by Zhané. Between 1993-94, he toured and recorded with the hip-hop trio Digable Planets, with whom he performed at the 1994 Grammy Awards, as well as on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Arsenio Hall Show, MTV's Spring Break, he has performed on the following albums: Blowout Comb by Digable Planets Pronounced Jah-Nay by Zhané When the Funk Hits the Fan by King Britt Beyond the Spectrum: The Creamy Spy Chronicles by Digable Planets Official website

Central School Historic District

Central School Historic District is a national historic district located at Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina. It encompasses 52 contributing buildings and 4 contributing structures in a residential section of Kings Mountain; the houses date between about 1870 and 1950, include representative examples of the Second Empire and Queen Anne architectural styles. Notable nonresidential buildings are the Second Southern Railway Depot, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, Central·High School, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001

Chemical process

In a scientific sense, a chemical process is a method or means of somehow changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds. Such a chemical process can occur by itself or be caused by an outside force, involves a chemical reaction of some sort. In an "engineering" sense, a chemical process is a method intended to be used in manufacturing or on an industrial scale to change the composition of chemical or material using technology similar or related to that used in chemical plants or the chemical industry. Neither of these definitions are exact in the sense that one can always tell definitively what is a chemical process and what is not. There is significant overlap in these two definition variations; because of the inexactness of the definition and other scientists use the term "chemical process" only in a general sense or in the engineering sense. However, in the "process" sense, the term "chemical process" is used extensively; the rest of the article will cover the engineering type of chemical processes.

Although this type of chemical process may sometimes involve only one step multiple steps, referred to as unit operations, are involved. In a plant, each of the unit operations occur in individual vessels or sections of the plant called units. One or more chemical reactions are involved, but other ways of changing chemical composition may be used, such as mixing or separation processes; the process steps may be sequential in time or sequential in space along a stream of flowing or moving material. For a given amount of a feed material or product material, an expected amount of material can be determined at key steps in the process from empirical data and material balance calculations; these amounts can be scaled up or down to suit the desired capacity or operation of a particular chemical plant built for such a process. More than one chemical plant may use the same chemical process, each plant at differently scaled capacities. Chemical processes like distillation and crystallization go back to alchemy in Egypt.

Such chemical processes can be illustrated as block flow diagrams or in more detail as process flow diagrams. Block flow diagrams show the units as blocks and the streams flowing between them as connecting lines with arrowheads to show direction of flow. In addition to chemical plants for producing chemicals, chemical processes with similar technology and equipment are used in oil refining and other refineries, natural gas processing and pharmaceutical manufacturing, food processing, water and wastewater treatment. Unit processing is the basic processing in chemical engineering. Together with unit operations it forms the main principle of the varied chemical industries; each genre of unit processing follows the same chemical law much as each genre of unit operations follows the same physical law. Chemical engineering unit processing consists of the following important processes: Oxidation Reduction Hydrogenation Dehydrogenation Hydrolysis Hydration Dehydration Halogenation Nitrification Sulfonation Ammoniation Alkaline fusion Alkylation Dealkylation Esterification Polymerization Polycondensation Catalysis Institute of Process Research & Development, University of Leeds Chemical plant Foam fractionation Industrial process Process