Chase the Case is a British television game show created by Lynsey Wylie and produced by Bandicoot Productions for BBC One, that premiered on 17 September 2018. Hosted by Dan Walker, the show features five contestants who compete to win money hidden in briefcases by answering questions and eliminating one another from the game; the show features Deborah Anderson as a security guard who handles the cases. Cash amounts of £0, £100, £500, £1,000 and £5,000 are hidden in five briefcases, each of, given to a different contestant at the start of the game; the host states a category at the start of each round asks a series of questions on the buzzer. The first two contestants to give three correct answers are allowed to make separate visits to a soundproof vault, in which the host reveals information about one opponent's case of the contestant's choosing; the first contestant can either see the amount in the chosen opponent's case or learn whether it is higher or lower than their own amount. At no time will a contestant be given any information about their own case.
The contestants stand at the beginning of a four-step path, the host asks general-knowledge questions on the buzzer. A correct answer allows a contestant to move one step ahead, while a miss freezes them out of the next question; every step after the first is marked red to indicate it as a "steal zone." When a contestant enters this zone or moves ahead within it, they may challenge one opponent if they wish, or keep their own case and continue the game normally. A challenge consists of four questions, alternating between the two contestants and starting with the challenged opponent. If the opponent wins, all cases stay with their holders. If the challenger wins, they take control of the opponent's case and the opponent is eliminated from the game with no winnings; the case held by the challenger is removed from play and opened to reveal its value. If the score is tied after all four questions have been asked, a tiebreaker is played on the buzzer. Once a challenge is resolved, the buzzer questions resume.
The first contestant to answer a total of five buzzer questions or the last one remaining in the event of four challenge eliminations, wins the game and receives whatever money is in their case. Chase the Case at BBC Programmes Chase the Case on IMDb Chase the Case at UKGameshows.com
The Harriman Historic District is located in the northern section of Bristol, United States. It is a 17-acre residential area with 109 buildings houses, the local secondary school. By 1921, production at the shipyard had declined due to a postwar shipbuilding slump; the government closed the shipyard and put many of the residential houses up for auction. Most remain standing today, in 1987 the district was added to the National Register of Historic Places as a well-preserved example of a government planned and financed residential neighborhood from the World War I era; the district is oval in shape, bounded by East and West Circle on the north and south, Farragut Avenue on the east and Trenton Avenue to the west. This neighborhood contains 109 buildings, all but five of which are contributing properties to its historic character. In designing the project, the original architects strove to provide not mere accommodation, but as far as practicable to add individuality to the family buildings, most of which are finished in Tudor Revival or Colonial Revival styles, with brick first floors, stuccoed or wood-ornamented second floors, large porches and steeply pitched gable roofs.
The only major surviving non-residential structure, Bristol Junior/Senior High School, was built as Harriman Public School along with the original housing. About 100 of the original buildings survive today, although most of the original non-residential buildings, including the hotel and the restaurant, were demolished years ago to make room for more residential properties; the streets, many of which are named after American Presidents, are tree-lined. There are six rows of earlier company housing built in 1907 for the employees of the defunct Standard Cast Iron Pipe & Foundry Company, from which Harriman purchased the property; these houses with their uniform design represent a sharp contrast to the individually tailored houses constructed by the EFC. In 1917, railroad heir W. Averell Harriman, anticipating the entry of the United States into World War I, established the Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation to build merchant ships for the war effort. Harriman began by purchasing the old shipyard of John Roach & Sons on the Delaware River in Chester, Pennsylvania.
He purchased a waterfront property upriver at Bristol, from the bankrupt Standard Cast Iron Pipe & Foundry Company, where he intended to build a more modern shipyard. After the entry of the United States into the war however, Harriman negotiated an agreement with the Emergency Fleet Corporation whereby the EFC undertook to build the Bristol shipyard and lease it from MSC in return for MSC's construction of forty 9,000 ton freighters at the yard for a fixed price; the first keels were laid at the yard in September 1917 and the first launching took place in August 1918. The shipyard built by the EFC attracted 11,000 workers and their families to Bristol, the local property market was exhausted. After rejecting a proposal to declare the city a war zone in order to requisition existing housing for the shipyard workers, the EFC decided to initiate an ambitious new housing project instead; the project was approved by the U. S. Congress in December 1917, $35 million was appropriated to pay for it; the Bristol housing project—the largest single housing project undertaken by the EFC—created an entire new township in Bristol, dubbed "Harriman" after the proprietor of the MSC.
Construction began in March 1918 and the first buildings were completed by July, although workers at first declined to occupy them due to high rents. When completed, the new township comprised 320 houses, 278 apartments and 22 dormitories housing a total of 3,800 workers and their families; the township had its own sewage and lighting systems, 212 of the apartments and 66 bungalows were supplied with steam heating from a central heating plant. In addition to the housing itself, 18 stores, a school, a 40-bed hospital, a 500-room hotel known as the "Victory Hotel" and a vast "Merchant Restaurant" capable of serving 12,000 meals a day were constructed. In spite of the great expense that went into construction of the Bristol shipyard and the new township of Harriman, the yard was unable to complete a single ship before the end of the war. However, both the EFC and Harriman himself anticipated a shipbuilding boom in the postwar period, it was decided to complete all forty of the merchant ships ordered.
Contrary to their expectations however, the war was followed not by a boom but by a shipbuilding slump. By 1921 there was no more work for the shipyard, in February of that year it was permanently closed; the government thereafter auctioned off the properties of Harriman township by individual lot, but was able to realize only $870,000 from the sale as opposed to the original design and construction cost of $5.6 million. Harriman township was subsequently incorporated into the Borough of Bristol, which assumed all responsibility for provision of services. In 1987, the township was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Harriman Historic District. Harriman Historic District is recognized today for its association with the World War I mobilization effort, its significance as the largest housing project undertaken by the EFC, its relative integrity as an example of a government planned and financed residential community from World War I era
The 1994 San Diego Chargers season was the team's 35th, its 25th in the National Football League, its 34th in San Diego. The 1994 season began with the team trying to improve on their 8–8 record in 1993, they were crowned AFC West Champions. After a 17–13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship game, they would advance to Super Bowl XXIX, only to lose to the San Francisco 49ers 49–26 at Joe Robbie Stadium. To date, this is the Chargers' most recent, only, Super Bowl appearance; the Chargers overcame a 21–6 halftime deficit by limiting the Dolphins offense to only 16 plays in the second half. With the upset win over the Steelers, the Chargers go to their first Super Bowl; the 1994 Chargers are remembered for tragedy in the form of numerous untimely deaths, as eight of the players from that 1994 squad have died prematurely since that time, all by the age of 44. It is part of a supposed locally infamous curse in the San Diego area, involving its sports teams. June 19, 1995 – Linebacker David Griggs died in a car accident when his vehicle slid off a ramp on Florida's Turnpike, linking to three roads just west of Fort Lauderdale and subsequently slammed into a pole, he was 28 years old.
May 11, 1996 – Running back Rodney Culver and his wife Karen were among the 110 people aboard ValuJet Flight 592 when it crashed into the Florida Everglades, killing everyone aboard. He was 26 years old. July 21, 1998 – Linebacker Doug Miller died after being struck twice by lightning during a thunderstorm while camping in Colorado, he was 29 years old. May 11, 2008 – Center Curtis Whitley died of a drug overdose, his body was discovered by sheriff deputies in his trailer home in Fort Stockton, just one day after his 39th birthday. One of the drugs he was known to use was Crystal methamphetamine. October 15, 2008 – Defensive end Chris Mims was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment by police officers conducting a welfare check; the most cause of death was cardiac arrest due to an enlarged heart since he weighed 456 pounds or 207 kilograms when he died. He was 38 years old. February 26, 2011 – Defensive tackle Shawn Lee died from a cardiac arrest resulting from double pneumonia. Lee had been suffering from diabetes for years prior to his death.
He was 44 years old. December 8, 2011 – Linebacker Lewis Bush died from an apparent heart attack, just six days after his 42nd birthday. May 2, 2012 – Linebacker Junior Seau died in his home in Oceanside, California. Seau was discovered lifeless by his girlfriend, his death was a suicide since a self-inflicted gunshot wound was apparent to the chest. He was 43 years old
Steel Ball Run is the reboot and seventh story arc of the Japanese manga series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. Set in 1890, it stars Gyro Zeppeli, a disgraced former executioner, Johnny Joestar, a former star jockey, shot and lost the use of his legs, as well as his fame and fortune. They, along with others, compete in the titular cross-continental race for $50 million, but the race has a hidden agenda behind it; the first 23 chapters were serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 2004 under the title Steel Ball Run. Although the character's names are related to the series, it was unclear if the story was a part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. However, when the series moved to Ultra Jump in 2005, it was announced as part 7 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, but in an alternate universe, like the following and current arc, JoJolion; the 95 chapters were combined into 24 tankōbon volumes, following the trend set by the previous part, Stone Ocean, of starting over the volume count.
A couple of chapters were adapted into a "Vomic" series, which has voice actors act over the manga pages as they are shown on screen. The series is set in 1890 in an alternate reality from previous JoJo's Bizarre Adventure parts, where racing jockeys from all over the world flock to the United States to take part in the Steel Ball Run — a cross-country horse race from San Diego to New York City with a prize of fifty million dollars. Johnny Joestar, a former jockey who fell from glory after a shooting paralyzed him from the waist down, enters the race after meeting the mysterious Gyro Zeppeli to learn the secrets of the man's Spin technique which temporarily restored his mobility. While beginning as rivals and Gyro become friends as they travel through the wilderness while fending off violent competitors; as Gyro begins teaching Johnny the secrets of the Spin, his own background is explored through flashbacks. He is a former executioner from Naples, competing in the Steel Ball Run not for his own gain, but to win the favor of the Neapolitan royalty and thus prevent the unjust execution of a young boy, falsely accused of treason.
The two continue their progression through the race, all the while being attacked by various assassins and outlaws. Although the Steel Ball Run is organized by the eccentric oil tycoon Stephen Steel, it is revealed that the race is backed by the United States government. Steel is unaware of the actual agenda of US President Funny Valentine: the race is a means for Valentine to collect the scattered pieces of a two-thousand-year-old corpse known as the Saint's Corpse so he can use the reassembled body to achieve incredible power. Stephen's wife Lucy discovers this plot and finds out that Valentine possesses one part of the Corpse, the heart. After Johnny and Gyro encounter another piece of the Saint's Corpse, it is absorbed into Johnny's body and he develops the Stand Tusk, allowing him to fend off one of Valentine's minions, they meet the mysterious racer Diego Brando, who obtains one of two Corpse eyes, while Gyro gains the other. Lucy intercepts a message to Valentine about the Corpse parts.
She is able to escape him and with Johnny and Gyro's help she finds one of the parts. With the information provided by Lucy and Gyro decide to search for the next three Corpse parts while sending Lucy, with the advantage of Gyro's Corpse eye, to take the Heart from Valentine himself. Meanwhile, Diego makes a deal with Valentine to help him deal with the traitor. Partnered with another racer, Diego attacks Gyro. Gyro teaches Johnny how to use the Golden Ratio found in nature to amplify the power of the Spin, which evolves his Stand and allows him to defeat the other racer with this technique, but Diego escapes and all but one of the Corpse parts are stolen by another racer, Hot Pants. Johnny and Gyro are next forced to deal with a Stand based on the fable of The Honest Woodman by Aesop, which grants them a considerable fortune alongside another Corpse part but forces them to get rid of both before sunrise or else they will be trapped within an ancient tree forever and become the new users of the Stand, making the same deal with passersby.
The duo spend the money hiring a mercenary force to fend off Valentine's henchmen, but Gyro is nearly lost forever until Johnny trades away the Corpse parts to the last survivor of Valentine's forces, saving Gyro's life but leaving them with nothing. Lucy uses Hot Pants' Stand to disguise herself as Valentine's wife Scarlet, while Hot Pants steals several Corpse parts from Valentine, including the Heart. Johnny and Gyro are led to a garbage dump by Hot Pants, only for all three to be nearly defeated by one of Valentine's men, who takes all of the parts they have collected. With the help of a vision of the Saint, Johnny's Stand develops new powers in combination with the Spin. Before he can win the battle, Valentine arrives and kills his own minion leaves along with all the Corpse parts except for the undiscovered head and the eyes possessed by Diego and Lucy. Upon returning to the Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Valentine uncovers Lucy's disguise and takes her captive after she fuses with the Corpse and becomes pregnant with the Corpse's head.
Lucy escapes from captivity, only to be lured into Valentine's clutches once again. Diego and Hot Pants ally against Valentine, chasing him and Lucy to a trainyard while being followed themselves b
Elizabeth Marian "Betty" Press was a British immunologist, best known for her work with Rodney Porter on the structure of antibodies. She worked side by side with Porter for 25 years, at the National Institute for Medical Research, St Mary's Hospital and in the Medical Research Council Immunochemistry Unit, played a major role in him being awarded the Nobel Prize in 1972. Elizabeth Press was born on 5 October 1920 at 85 Crawford Street, London, the only child of Sydney George Press, the manager of a zinc and plumbing business, Hilda Marian Press, a ladies’ maid before marriage. Press was 19 years old when the Second World War started, joined the Women's Royal Naval Service. After the war, she obtained a BSc in Chemistry at Queen Mary College and had research experience at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. On 1 October 1955, Press joined Rodney Porter’s research group at the National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, her studies on antibodies were important in determining the chain structure, the observation that more than one gene was involved in coding for antibodies.
Her work led to Porter's Nobel Prize in 1972, together with Gerald Edelman. The structural studies on antibodies were essential in the chain of scientific discoveries which led to the development of monoclonal antibodies by César Milstein, led to the subsequent development of monoclonal antibodies which are now used as treatment for many cancers. Science described Press as "a'major' yet unknown contributor to the field of immunology". Although she only had a BSc herself, Press supervised the PhD research of others, including Nancy Hogg, now a group leader at Cancer Research UK. Press's work provided the first evidence that immunoglobulin heavy chains had variable regions similar to those observed in light chains, identified a variable segment, now known as complementarity-determining region 3, her research pointed to evidence that at least two genes are involved in the synthesis of the heavy chain