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Full-rigged ship

A full-rigged ship or rigged ship is a sailing vessel's sail plan with three or more masts, all of them square-rigged. A full-rigged ship is said to be ship-rigged. Sometimes such a vessel will be called a ship in 18th- to early-19th-century and earlier usage, to distinguish it from other large three-masted blue-water working vessels such as barques, fluyts etc; this full or ship-rig sail plan thus is a term of art that differentiates such vessels as well from other working or cargo vessels with diverse alternative sail-plans such as galleons, sloops, schooners and carracks. The ship-rig sail plan differs drastically from the large panoply of one and two masted vessels found as working and recreational sailboats. Alternatively, a full-rigged ship may be referred to by its function instead, as in collier or frigate, rather than being called a ship. In many languages the word frigate or frigate rig refers to a full-rigged ship; the masts of a full-rigged ship, from bow to stern, are: Foremast, the second tallest mast Mainmast, the tallest Mizzenmast, the third tallest Jiggermast, which may not be present but will be fourth tallest if soThere is no standard name for a fifth mast on a ship-rigged vessel.

Only one five-masted full-rigged ship had been built until recent years, when a few modern five-masted cruise sailing ships have been launched. A fourth mast is rare for full-rigged ships. Ships with five and more masts are not fully rigged and their masts may be numbered rather than named in extreme cases. If the masts are of wood, each mast is in three or more pieces, they are: The lowest piece is called the mast or the lower. Topmast Topgallant mast Royal mast, if fittedOn steel-masted vessels, the corresponding sections of the mast are named after the traditional wooden sections; the lowest and largest sail on a mast is the course sail of that mast, is referred to by the mast name: Foresail, mizzen sail, jigger sail or more forecourse etc. Note that a full-rigged ship did not have a lateral course on the mizzen mast below the mizzen topmast. Instead, the lowest sail on the mizzen was a fore/aft sail—originally a lateen sail, but a gaff sail called a spanker or driver; the key distinction between a "ship" and "barque" is that a "ship" carries a square-rigged mizzen topsail whereas the mizzen mast of a barque has only fore-and-aft rigged sails.

The cross-jack yard was the lowest yard on a ship's mizzen mast. Unlike the corresponding yards on the fore and main mast it did not have fittings to hang a sail from: its purpose was to control the lower edge of the topsail. In the rare case that the cross-jack yard did carry a square sail, this sail would be called the cross-jack rather than the mizzen course. Above the course sail, in order, are: Topsail, or Lower topsail, if fitted. Upper topsail, if fitted. Topgallant sail, or Lower topgallant sail, if fitted. Upper topgallant sail, if fitted. Royal sail, if fitted. Skysail, if fitted. Moonraker, if fitted; the division of a sail into upper and lower sails was a matter of practicality, since undivided sails were larger and more difficult to handle. Larger sails necessitated hiring, paying, a larger crew. Additionally, the great size of some late-19th and 20th century vessels meant that their correspondingly large sails would have been impossible to handle had they not been divided. Jibs are carried forward of the foremast, are tacked down on the bowsprit or jib-boom and have varying naming conventions.

Staysails may be carried between any other mast and the one in front of it or from the foremast to the bowsprit. They are named after the mast from which they are hoisted, so for example a staysail hoisted to the top of the mizzen topgallant on a stay running to the top of the main topmast would be called the mizzen topgallant staysail. In light winds studding sails may be carried on either side of any or all of the square rigged sails except royals and skysails, they are named after the adjacent sail and the side of the vessel on which they are set, for example main topgallant starboard stu'nsail. One or more spritsails may be set on booms set athwart and below the bowsprit. One or two spankers are carried aft of the aftmost mast, if two they are called the upper spanker and lower spanker. A fore-and-aft topsail may be carried above the upper or only spanker, is called the gaff sail. To stop a full-rigged ship except when running directly down wind, the sails of the foremast are oriented in the direction perpendicular to those of the mainmast.

Thus, the masts cancel out of their push on the ship. This allows the crew to stop and restart the ship without retracting and lowering the sails, to dynamically compensate for the push of the wind on the masts themselves and the yards. Running downwind. Glossary of nautical terms Rigging Sail Sail-plan Types of sailing ships Yard Willaumez, Jean-Baptiste-Philibert. Dictionnaire de marine. Bachelier. Rousmaniere, John; the Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters. W. W. Norton & Company. P. 174. ISBN 0393339181. ISBN 978-0393339185 The Development of the Full-Rigged Ship From the Carrack to the Full-Rigger Example of full-rigged ship: Stad Amsterdam Christian Radich

2020 Lithuanian parliamentary election

Parliamentary elections will be held in Lithuania on 11 and 25 October 2020. Just over half of the seats are filled through a two-round voting in single-seat constituencies, while the remaining half is elected through a nationwide proportional representation of party lists; the previous elections saw a surprise landslide victory of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, winning half of the constituencies and 19 party list seats. The Skvernelis Cabinet took office with the support of LVŽS and LSDP; the latter party split in 2017 over government participation, with some of its MPs forming the LSDDP. Lacking support in Parliament, the government passed a cooperation agreement with Order and Justice in 2018; the number of seats will not be reduced from 141 to 121 seats following a failed referendum held in May 2019. The Seimas has 141 members, elected to a four-year term in parallel voting, with 71 members elected in single-seat constituencies and 70 members elected by proportional representation.

The voting in the elections is open to all citizens of Lithuania. Parliament members in the 71 single-seat constituencies are elected in a majority vote, with a run-off held within 15 days, if necessary; the remaining 70 seats are allocated to the participating political parties using the largest remainder method. Parties need to receive at least 5% of the votes to be eligible for a seat. Candidates take the seats allocated to their parties based on the preference lists submitted before the election and adjusted by preference votes given by the voters. To be eligible for election, candidates must be at least 25 years old on the election day, not under allegiance to a foreign state and permanently reside in Lithuania. Persons serving or due to serve a sentence imposed by the court 65 days before the election are not eligible. Judges, citizens performing military service, servicemen of professional military service and officials of statutory institutions and establishments may not stand for election.

In addition, a person, removed from office through impeachment may not be elected. 2019 European Parliament election in Lithuania 2019 Lithuanian presidential election

María del Luján Telpuk

Lorena Telpuk María del Luján Telpuk or the Suitcase Girl, is a former airport police officer at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, who noticed a suitcase with US$800,000 as it went through an X-ray machine in August 2007, initiating a public international election scandal, known as Maletinazo. When the suitcase scandal became public, Telpuk became an international celebrity, appearing on the cover of several magazines, including those of the February 2008 issue of the Argentine edition of Playboy magazine and the March 2008 issue of the Venezuelan edition of Playboy magazine. In 2008, she changed her name to Lorena Telpuk, had breast augmentation surgery, continued to pose for adult modeling photographs and derive income from her notoriety, she became involved in larger political struggles between the US government and perceived "leftist" Latin American leaders, receiving death threats requiring police protection, testifying in court regarding her involvement in the case. Telpuk is a former nursery school teacher.

She was raised in a small town in the Santa Fe Province where she taught nursery school, but she moved to Buenos Aires after passing an entrance exam for the Airport Security Police about three years prior to the Maletinazo incident. In the short time since Telpuk has transformed from night shift policewoman to pinup girl overnight, she has left the police force, joined a charter airline, begun taking English classes and begun to prepare for a role on Skating for a Dream, an Argentine variety show. Telpuk's mother Yolanda lives in a middle-class suburb of Buenos Aires, she is widowed and used to work for a pasta factory. On August 4, 2007, at 2:45 a.m. she discovered the money that became part of a political scandal in the electoral campaign of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the President of Argentina. It was in the possession of a Key Biscayne, Florida resident Guido Antonini Wilson, referred to in the press as both Antonini, Wilson, or sometimes by the nicknames "El Gordo" or "The Fat Man".

Wilson is an interpreter, part of a delegation of executives that traveled to Argentina to prepare for the signing of an energy deal offered by Hugo Chávez, the President of Venezuela. The delegation, which arrived on a Cessna Citation jet from Caracas, chartered by Energía Argentina, SA, carried five Venezuelans and three Argentines who represented their respective governments' energy companies. Telpuk noticed six dense and rectangular blocks in the luggage scans. At first, Wilson explained the items as papers; when forced to open the suitcase, he began to stammer and show signs of nervousness, said the suitcase only contained about $60,000. The blocks turned out to be US$790,550. In a country known for its corruption, Telpuk did not have an interest in a bribe although she felt Wilson may have expected her to be willing to take one. Instead of pursuing a bribe, she reported the finding. Although the local media of both Venezuela and Argentina gave the story immediate front-page coverage, the case faded away until after Kirchner was elected.

The United States prosecutors believe that the money represented a contribution from Venezuelan President Chávez to the presidential campaign of Argentina's leftist leader, Kirchner. Two days after the December 10, 2007 inauguration, several arrests were announced by prosecutors working for the United States Attorney General; the arrests were for activities related to having offered Wilson $2 million to keep quiet about the contributions from Venezuela to support Kirchner's campaign. In addition to Maletinazo, the case is known in Latin America as "Valijagate" or "Suitcasegate", Telpuk is known as the Suitcase Girl in her homeland, Argentina. For her part, Telpuk felt she was caught in the "middle of a rivalry of nations", she has been vilified as CIA lackey. She has received a variety of threats by telephone and email and had police protection starting when the incident became a public scandal in December, her first magazine cover appearance was on the December issue of an irreverent political magazine, Veintitrés where Telpuk appeared under the headline "The Bombshell Behind the Suitcase" standing behind a suitcase.

She wore little other than a police cap, another headline on the cover read, "Is She the Key Piece of a Plot Designed by Washington?" She appeared on the February issue of the Argentine edition of Playboy magazine next to the headline "Corrupción Al Desnudo". Subsequently, she appeared on the March 2008 issue of the Venezuelan edition of Playboy magazine, she posed with a red suitcase decorated with both the Argentine and Venezuelan flags while wearing a scarf, black leather gloves and black-and-white boots for her Playboy cover appearance. Within the magazine in her pictorial, she posed with fewer clothes and with various props: the ubiquitous suitcase, dollar bills, including the propeller blades of a single-engine airplane, she decided to pursue an appearance on the Argentine variety show "Bailando por un sueño", after Marcelo Tinelli visited her at the airport to congratulate her. Telpuk has appeared on various talk shows since the scandal. In 2008, according to foreign language sources, she changed her name from María del Luján Telpuk to Lorena Telpuk.

Telpuk had breast augmentation surgery prior to her late 2008 court appearances. Telpuk testified in court on October 2008 on various days spanning the weekend of October 5, 2008, regarding her knowledge in the famous suitcase scandal, her October 3 testimony, wherein she contradicted the testimony of

Green Lane, George Town

Green Lane is a major thoroughfare within the suburb of Batu Lanchang near George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Part of Penang Middle Ring Road, Green Lane starts from the intersection with Scotland Road and Air Itam Road, stretches southwards to the Udini Roundabout within the Gelugor suburb. Once a quiet, leafy road, Green Lane has witnessed rapid urbanisation since the 1950s, turning it into an affluent neighbourhood. So, the road is still well-known for its greenery, with mature trees lining both sides of Green Lane, as well as its central divider. Green Lane is where two of Penang's top missionary schools – Penang Free School and Convent Green Lane – are located. Whilst Green Lane was renamed as Jalan Masjid Negeri in the 1980s, local Penangites still refer to the road as Green Lane; this is because the new name sounds unwieldy, but reflects a strong sense of conservatism among the locals, who view Penang's colonial history as part of their local identity. Up until the mid-20th century, Green Lane was home to a small farming community.

At the time, much of the road traversed through the countryside outside of George Town. In 1928, Penang Free School was relocated, to Green Lane. Since the 1950s, Green Lane has been developed into an affluent suburban neighbourhood, with residential estates such as Taman Greenview, Taman Green Lane and Island Glades lining the road; the massive industrialisation in Bayan Lepas to the south further boosted Green Lane's importance as a major trunk road between George Town and Bayan Lepas. In the 1980s, Green Lane was renamed as Jalan Masjid Negeri in Malay to commemorate the completion of Penang's new State Mosque along the road. However, this renaming exercise is not well-received by local Penangites, who still prefer to use the road's colonial name to this day. To accommodate the increase in vehicular traffic, a number of overpasses have been built and a stretch of Green Lane was widened to three lanes in 2015. However, traffic congestion along Green Lane remains a problem during the rush hours.

Green Lane is home to two missionary schools -- Convent Green Lane. In addition, the Penang Digital Library, the first library of its kind in Malaysia, is located within the compounds of Penang Free School. A handful of private hospitals are situated along Green Lane; the most prominent of all is the Lam Wah Ee Hospital, at the junction with Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim. Newer specialist centres along Green Lane include the Carl Corrynton Medical Centre and the Optimax Eye Specialist Hospital. Several places of worship of various religions can be found along Green Lane, including the Penang State Mosque, the Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre, Wat Pinbang-Onn and the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Lyceum-Northwestern University

Lyceum-Northwestern University is a medical college located in Dagupan City, Philippines founded by Dr. Francisco Quimson Duque and Mrs. Florencia Tiongson Duque in 1969. Lyceum-Northwestern University though bearing the word Lyceum is not affiliated with Lyceum of the Philippines University since LPU is the first and original institution in the country to bear the word Lyceum. Disclaimer- LyceumNorthwestern University has no affiliation with any foreign agents beware of fake agents. Fees to be directly paid to the college not any agency. Please check our website for affiliation before any decision Lyceum-Northwestern started as a single-room nursing school at the Dagupan City Polyclinic Hospital and was called the Dagupan City School of Nursing. In 1974, Dr. Duque acquired the Northwestern Educational Institution. From the merger emerged the name Lyceum-Northwestern. In the latter part of the year, Lyceum-Northwestern spearheaded a consortium of local tertiary schools and founded the Northern Philippines Institute of Medicine.

Lyceum-Northwestern became the "first medical school of the north." The institute began with an enrollment of 19 students. The consortium lasted two years. On November 19, 2001, Lyceum-Northwestern was granted its university status. College of Arts and Sciences College of Business Education College of Criminology College of Dentistry College of Teacher Education College of Architecture College of Engineering College of Information & Computing Studies College of Law College of Maritime Education College of Medical Laboratory Science College of Medicine College of Nursing College of Optometry College of Pharmacy College of Physical Therapy College of Radiologic Technology College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management Graduate Studies School of Midwifery Vocational Technology Department College of medicine international students General Academics Accountancy, Business & Management Humanities & Social Sciences Science, Engineering & Mathematics Home Economics Housekeeping Services and Food and Beverage Services NCII Tour Guiding and Tourism Promotion Services NCII Caregiving NCII Information and Communications Technology Computer Programming NCIV Medical Transcription NCII Industrial Arts Automotive Servicing NCII Consumer Electronics Servicing & Electrical Installation and Maintenance NCII Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning NCII Shielded Metal Arc Welding NCII.

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Mighty Bomb Jack

Mighty Bomb Jack is a 1986 Nintendo Entertainment System game released by Tecmo, ported to the Amiga, Atari ST and Commodore 64. Within PAL-A regions, the NES version was only released in Australia; the NES version was released on the Virtual Console on May 7, 2007 for the Wii, on December 6, 2012 for the Nintendo 3DS and on January 23, 2014 for the Wii U. It is available to play on Nintendo Switch Online as of November 14, 2018, while an updated High Game Deviation Value! Version was released on July 17, 2019. Mighty Bomb Jack is a sequel to the 1984 game Bomb Jack. Jack, the protagonist of the game, must make his way through 16 levels set within a pyramid in order to defeat the demon Belzebut and rescue the royal Pamera family; each level is split into two parts. The mechanics and level designs of the Royal Palace rooms are directly lifted from Bomb Jack. Action zones can be split up into several portions and contain power-ups hidden in treasure chests such as money bags, Mighty Coins and Mighty Drinks.

Mighty Coins allow Jack to change colors. Mighty Drinks add 10 seconds to the game's timer. Secret passages can be found in the action zones, activated by finding a Sphinx in a visible or hidden treasure chest. To prevent the player from becoming too "greedy", the game automatically sends the player to a Torture Room if they obtain more than 9 Mighty Coins or 99 seconds on the game's timer; the only way to escape a Torture Room without losing a life is to complete a number of jumps, which are counted down on the screen. Once the player exits the torture room, Jack automatically loses all Mighty Coins, the timer is reset to 60 seconds, the game recommences from the beginning of the current level. A Nintendo VS. System version of the game was released in 1986 for the Japanese market. Differences between the original and VS. versions include adding a two-player mode, changing the locations of some secret passages and removing a warp in the Royal Palace rooms. The game received mixed to negative reviews, with GameSpot calling the game "repetitive" and "broken", while Eurogamer called it " clever", though "not deep."

IGN called the Wii Virtual Console version of Mighty Bomb Jack "a poor candidate for your time investment."Nintendo Life criticized the game's platforming and level design, stating that "dynamics of are somewhat broken" and that "the key to success is anticipating how will move in order to get past," because their behavior is "almost random." On the other hand, Nintendo Life praised Mighty Bomb Jack's secrets for adding some replay value, as well as the game's sense of humor. Mighty Bomb Jack at MobyGames Mighty Bomb Jack at MAWS