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Gleb Wataghin

Gleb Vassielievich Wataghin was a Russian-Italian experimental physicist and a great scientific leader who gave a great impulse to the teaching and research on physics in two continents: in the University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. Wataghin was hired in 1934 to found with other European physicists the Department of Physics of the founded University of São Paulo. There, he was the tutor of a group of young physicists, such as César Lattes, Oscar Sala, Mário Schenberg, Roberto Salmeron, Marcelo Damy de Souza Santos and Jayme Tiomno; the Institute of Physics of the State University of Campinas, in Campinas, was named in his honour, as well as a prize in Physics. In 1955, he received a honorary doctorate from the University of São Paulo, he was awarded the Feltrinelli Prize in 1951 and was national member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, from 1960. Wataghin, G. On the Formation of Chemical Elements Inside the Stars. Physical Review. 73, 79. Wataghin, G. Thermal Equilibrium Between Elementary Particles.

Physical Review. 63, 137. Predazzi, Ernesto: Gleb Wataghin. Brazilian Physical Society Salmeron, Roberto A. Gleb Wataghin. Revista Estudos Avançados. Vol. 16, Jan./Apr. 2002

Melakkal Kanavai

Melakkal is a village in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, where the grave of Varushai Syed Ibrahim Waliullah is found. Melakkal is a village surrounded by Nagamalai hills in Vaigai river in the south. Varushai Syed Ibraheem Shaheed Waliullah is the descendant of Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shahhed Badusha Nayagam of Erwadi, he is the grandfather of Mursal Ibrahim Shaheed, whose dargah is located in Thachu oorani near Mayakulam, between Kilakkarai and Ervadi in the East Coast Road. Thus he is the great-grandfather of Nalla Ibrahim Waliyullah whose is the forefather of all the levvai mujavirs of Erwadi dargah; the dargah of Nalla Ibrahim is located Erwadi main dargah campus. The dargha of Syed varushai Ibrahim Shaheed Waliyullah is famous for its religious harmony since it is being thronged by people of all faiths. Government kallar Higher Secondary School Government kallar. Lakshmi subramaniyan polytechnic college Horse bringing Purataasi Pongal Maasi Festival - Thamizh month of Masi. Pongal Festival- 3days Santhana Koodu in Dargah - On the 3rd day of Islamic month of Rabi`-ul-Akhir Agriculture is the major occupation supported by river fishing.

A Perumal kovil A Melakkal village's temple Kaliamman kovil A kanavai Ayyanar and karuppusamy kovil A Kasi nathar Temple A Kaluvanathar Temple A Meenatchi sundarashwar Temple A Mosque A CSI Church Madurai district

Juggling ring

Juggling rings, or "rings", are a popular prop used by jugglers in sets of three or more, or in combination with other props such as balls or clubs. The rings used by jugglers are about 30 centimetres in diameter and 3 millimetres thick. Juggling rings are easier to juggle than clubs, but harder than balls due to size and throwing mechanics; because of rings' impressive appearance for their level of difficulty, they remain a popular juggling item. When juggled, rings are spun about their central axis; the resulting gyroscopic motion of the ring allows it to keep the same orientation after it is thrown. This property is utilized by performers to achieve various visual effects. For example, a performer might intentionally juggle some rings with the broad side to the audience and some others with the edge to the audience; as with balls and clubs, the most basic patterns of ring juggling are the fountain. In these patterns, the left and right hands alternate throwing rings at the same height; some ball and club tricks can be performed with rings, but their unique shape and spinning abilities result in a different visual effect.

Several patterns and tricks are unique to rings. For example, a spinning ring oriented vertically can be cradled and spun on a ring, held horizontally. Rings can be spun along different axes resulting in a trick called "pancake flips." "Color change" involves rings colored differently on both sides, the performers catch the ring hand facing up and throw the ring with the hand facing down, giving the appearance that the ring has changed. One of the most common tricks unique to rings is the "pull down." In this trick used at the end of a performance routine, each of the rings is caught and placed over the performers neck in sequence. Because of their thinness, light weight, relative ease of collecting, rings are used for juggling high numbers of props. Jugglers wear gloves or other protection when juggling more than four rings, as the height of the pattern, thin cross-section and hard plastic of rings can act like blades and lead to chafing, it is possible, but not the norm, to pass rings in basic patterns such as solids.

Juggling with rings is easier than juggling with clubs because there is no concern for the flip or orientation. The record for the most juggling rings juggled is ten rings for forty-seven catches, by Anthony Gatto in 2006; the record for the most juggling rings flashed is thirteen, by Albert Lucas in 2002

Minnesota State Highway 252

Minnesota State Highway 252 is a 4.353-mile-long highway in Minnesota, which runs from its interchange with Interstate Highways 94 and 694 and US 52 in Brooklyn Center and continues north to its northern terminus at its interchange with State Highway 610 in Brooklyn Park. MN 252 follows not far from the west bank of the Mississippi River throughout its route. State Highway 252 serves as a north–south route in suburban Hennepin County between Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park; the route is stoplighted and has a 55 MPH posted speed limit. Highway 252 is built as an expressway with access limited to signalized intersections and interchanges only. Highway 252, together with State Highway 610, serve as a connection between the northern suburbs and Interstate 94/US Highway 52 towards downtown Minneapolis; the route is built as a six-lane expressway from I-94 / I-694 / US 52 to 73rd Avenue North. The route is built as a four-lane expressway from 73rd Avenue North to its junction with Highway 610; the 4.5 mile highway is one of the most traveled highways in the state that still has traffic signals.

Highway 252 near its junction with I-94 / I-694 / US 52 in Brooklyn Center, carries 70,000 vehicles a day as of 2006. Highway 252 is defined as part of unmarked legislative route 110 in the Minnesota Statutes. Highway 252 is not marked with this legislative number along the actual highway. Highway 252 was marked in the late 1970s; this was the old routing of U. S. Highway 169 between downtown Minneapolis and the present day suburb of Champlin. Old U. S. 169 had followed Lyndale Avenue North out of downtown Minneapolis and proceeded northbound to a junction with old U. S. Highway 52 in Champlin. Highway 169 was rerouted west of that position in the late 1970s, this route was renumbered Highway 252. After intersecting State Highway 610 was built, as part of the 1988 highway swap, the portion of 252 north of Highway 610 was turned back to Hennepin County maintenance and renumbered Hennepin County Road 12. Highway 252 was built to expressway standards in the mid 1980s; the intersection of Highway 252 and 85th Avenue North in Brooklyn Park is dangerous for pedestrians to cross.

In 1999, an 11-year-old girl, Kara Kavanaugh, was struck by a car and killed at the intersection, sparking renewed debate about building a pedestrian bridge in that location. In 2004, a pedestrian bridge was built in this location, dedicated to Kara Kavanaugh; the entire route is in Hennepin County

Barrakka Lift

The Barrakka Lift is a lift in Valletta, Malta, constructed in 2012, on the site of a previous lift which had operated from 1905 to 1973 and, demolished in 1983. It is located inside the ditch of the fortifications of Valletta, it links Lascaris Wharf to St. Peter and Paul Bastion and the Upper Barrakka Gardens, it therefore allows access from the Grand Harbour to the city. In 1901, Sacco Albanese, a former employee of the Edison Manufacturing Company, proposed the construction of a tramway in Malta; the tender was won by McElroy & Co.. Ltd, which apart from the tramway planned to construct two lifts in Valletta, one near Marsamxett Harbour and another near the Grand Harbour, it was decided to only construct the elevator on the Grand Harbour side, the contract was signed on 24 December 1903. Macartney, McElroy & Co. Ltd hired the London-based subcontractors Joseph Co. Ltd.. Construction cost £5000 and it was completed in September 1905; the official opening took place on 18 December 1905. The lift was constructed out of steel, it was 60 m high while it had a weight of 75 tonnes.

Part of the sloping bastion wall was cut out so as to make way for the lift's tower, while steel girders were attached to the top of the lift to ensure stability. The lift were suspended on four ropes. Two 500 V motors were located in the booth at the top of the tower, allowing a maximum speed of 1.3m/s. Hydraulic buffers designed to brake the elevator were located at the bottom of the lift shafts. Tickets for the lift cost ½d for military personnel and 1d for other clients. Daily profits were around £ 10 on £ 14 on Sundays. In World War I, problems arose regarding the supply of spare parts and coal, used to power the lift. In October 1917, the company was forced to suspend the lift due to a lack of spare parts, it only resumed operation in June 1919 after the war had ended; the Malta Tramways were abolished in 1929, the power plant which supplied the lift stopped functioning in 1931, when the government granted the company a plot near the elevator so as to allow them to built a new power station on it.

This allowed the lift to be powered by electricity from the power grid, the new building had a waiting room. A significant drop in customers using the lift occurred during World War II, due to increasing ticket prices caused by increased electricity costs and irregular ferry services, it was planned to increase prices by ½d, but prices were increased by 1d in 1941, resulting in tickets for military employees costing 1½d and those for other clients costing 2d. In February 1941, 18,224 people were transported. In February 1942, over 650 passengers were transported on an average daily basis. Political changes in the decades after the war, including Malta's independence in 1964, took their toll on the bridge. A significant amount of the lift's clients were British military personnel and employees, the reduced military activity after independence resulted in a further drop in the number of customers. Ticket prices rose by another ½d in 1958. A planned increase of fees up to 3d in 1964 was not accepted by the government.

The company reported significant losses on 22 January 1973, lift ceased operation on 1 February 1973. It was passed to the government in 1974, Macartney, McElroy & Co. Ltd was liquidated in 1975. Proposals to restart operation of the lift were never implemented, in the late 1970s the decision was taken that the lift should be dismantled; this did not take place due to the significant costs involved, but the lift was demolished between June and August 1983. Demolition was carried out by the General Construction and Engineering Company, set up by the government for dismantling the lift, it was planned to use the salvaged steel to rebuild the St Elmo Bridge, destroyed in World War II, but this was never done and the steel was abandoned at Corradino. Plans to construct a new lift at the site were initiated in 2004, with the intention being to facilitate access to the historic centre of Valletta from the Grand Harbour, where cruise liners were being berthed. A ferry service linking the Three Cities to the harbour was planned.

In 2009 it was decided that the lift was to be rebuilt by the Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation at an estimated cost of €2 million. The estimated date of completion was March 2011, but delays related to obtaining the required permits led to work on the project beginning in July 2011; the construction of the lift was financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The lift wad designed by the local firm Architecture Project, it was inaugurated on 15 December 2012 by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and infrastructure minister Austin Gatt. The ferry service linking the Three Cities to the Grand Harbour was inaugurated a week before the lift; the lift stands at 58 m, it consists of a concrete structure, surrounded by an aluminium mesh. It has two cabins which can carry up to 21 passengers each, resulting in a carrying capacity of up to 800 people per hour; the journey takes 23 seconds. It includes a flight of stairs; the lift is open from 07:00 to 21:00 from November to May, 07:00 to 00:00 from June to October.

A return trip costs €1, it is free for children under 10 years old, holders of KartaAnzjan and those holders of 3 cities ferry tickets. Media related to Upper Barrakka Lift at Wikimedia Commons

Between Birth and Death

Between Birth and Death is the second full-length studio album by alternative metal band Sunk Loto. Released in November 2003, it featured the singles "Everything Everyway" and "Starved", for which music videos were made, it peaked at No. 48 on the ARIA Albums Chart. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2004 it was nominated for Engineer of the Year for Phil McKellar's work. McKellar was its producer. Somewhat of a departure from their previous releases, 1999's Society Anxiety EP and 2000's Big Picture Lies, Between Birth and Death is far heavier than before and shows greater complexity in song structure. Despite these changes, the album received rave reviews upon its release. "5 Years of Silence" – 3:46 "Fall Apart" – 3:29 "Empty and Alone" – 3:03 "Help" – 4:01 "Starved" – 4:13 "Everything Everyway" – 3:35 "Burning Bridges" – 2:51 "INSIDE" – 2:40 "Past Tense Existence" – 2:40 "Public Imagery" – 2:28 "Erased" – 3:30 "Soul Worn Thin" – 5:25