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Great Lakes Science Center

The Great Lakes Science Center is a museum and educational facility in downtown Cleveland, United States. Many of the exhibits document the features of the natural environment in the Great Lakes region of the United States; the facility includes signature and traveling exhibits, meeting space, a cafe, an IMAX Dome theater. Great Lakes Science Center is funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, grants and corporate and individual gifts; the museum opened in July 1996. The center's exhibits support STEM with exhibits including the BioMedTech Gallery, advanced energy, science phenomena and space; the Science Center is home to the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, one of only 11 such Visitor Centers in the country. Science Center staff conduct daily science demonstrations. Throughout the school year, the Science Center provides STEM education to field trip students each year with programs and exhibits supporting classroom curriculum by meeting Ohio Revised Standards in Science.

It provides educator professional development programming. Homeschool workshops and programs are offered October through February. During the summer, the Science Center offers educational and fun camps for preschoolers through 12th graders that occur in various locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Year round, the Science Center provides classes, workshops and scout programs, as well as seasonal events for families and adults; the Science Center installed a wind turbine in its front yard in summer 2006. The wind turbine provides 7% of the Science Center's annual electrical needs. A year it completed the installation of a 300-foot solar array canopy featuring 156 photovoltaic panels that provide enough power to light all of the Science Center's 65,000 square feet of exhibition space for one hour. During the course of a year, the solar array produces an average of 100 kWh per day, the equivalent of the average electrical usage of four homes; the Science Center offers opportunities alternative energy exhibitions for guests to interact with a touch-screen kiosk displaying both real-time and historical data.

The Great Lakes Science Center is located between FirstEnergy Stadium and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at North Coast Harbor on the shore of Lake Erie. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Located at the NASA Glenn Research Center located on Cleveland's south side, the NASA Glenn Visitor Center began to relocate within the Great Lakes Science Center in early 2010. Admittance is included with the Science Center's general admission; the NASA Glenn Visitor Center offers galleries, interactive exhibits, fascinating artifacts and amazing NASA media. Great Lakes Science Center hosts monthly Space Saturday programs featuring space-themed activities, an annual Space Adventure Week with space-themed events and programs, guest speakers from NASA Glenn Research Center. Programs are free with paid general admission to the Science Center; the Great Lakes Science Center holds the DOME Theater. The theater, called "The Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater," uses 70mm film, a 15,000 Watt projector light and a six channel sound system.

The projector uses 5.6 feet of film per second. The Theater shows films shot in the world's largest film format; the theater seats 300 people. There is a separate admission fee; the 1925-built Steamship Mather is a restored 618-foot historic Great Lakes freighter. The flagship has huge cargo holds and oak pilot house, guest quarters, four-story engine room. There is a separate admission fee. Referred to as "The Ship That Built Cleveland". Great Science Academy is an immersive GSA is a multi-year, immersive science program for youth in grades 6-12 that uses project-based learning to engage teens in solving real-world challenges. Topics include Great Lakes and Aeronautics, Biomedical Technology and Design and Innovation. Great Science Academy is a 2014 recipient of a Noyce Foundation Bright Lights Community Engagement Prize; the initiative was created to recognize U. S. science centers, children's museums, natural history museums that have done an outstanding job of engaging with their local communities, with a particular interest in outreach efforts that include some aspect of science, engineering or math.

MC2 STEM High School is the result of an innovative partnership between the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and the Science Center. Focusing on STEM education, the school furthers the mission of both organizations and makes science education come alive. Designed as a project-based learning environment, the MC2 STEM High School exposes students to the design and implementation practices scientists and engineers use. School is in session year-round, with students working for 10 weeks, taking a three-week break and repeating that pattern for four 10-week terms throughout the year; the Cleveland Water Alliance is a network of corporations, academic institutions, public agencies across Northeast Ohio with a common goal: address the issues of water quality and water access that are critical for life on our planet. Housed at Great Lakes Science Center, the Alliance creates conversations and connections to bring attention to these critical issues and develop an economy in Northeast Ohio around their solutions.

Working with its partners and collaborators, the Alliance is coordinating a community-wide effort to improve water quality and access. Great Lakes Science Center is a founding Partner of the Alliance. Science Phenomena is an permanent exhibition of more than 100 hands-on experiences within the Great Lak


The ArenaCup was the af2's championship game. For the league's first five years, it was held at the arena of the higher seeded team. However, the 2005 ArenaCup was the first to be played at a neutral site in Louisiana; the 2006 ArenaCup was played in Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan. On August 25, 2007, ArenaCup 8 returned to Bossier City, LA. ArenaCup 9 was played at the arena of the Spokane Shock. ArenaCup 10 was held at the Orleans Arena in Nevada. For the 2000 and 2001 ArenaCups, the game was televised nationally by TNN, who carried AFL games at the time. However, when the AFL announced their televised games would be shown on NBC rather than TNN, the ArenaCup telecast was lost; the 2002 ArenaCup was televised by the Vision Network, the 2003 game was televised by KWHB, a local station in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After having no television coverage in 2004, the game was telecast nationally by Fox Sports Net in 2005 and Comcast Sports Net in 2006; the ArenaCup, along with all assets of af2, were purchased by Arena Football 1 in December 2009.

Because that league uses the ArenaBowl as its championship, the ArenaCup was retired

Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden

Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden is a 1969 recording of a Johnny Cash concert at Madison Square Garden. It was released in 2002; the album featured Cash and other musicians and singers including W. S. Holland, Marshall Grant, Bob Wootton, the Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins, Tommy Cash and the Carter Family. Absent from the show was Cash's wife June Carter Cash, home pregnant with their son John Carter Cash, a fact referenced during the recording; as with most Cash shows, the genres covered ran the gamut from country music to rockabilly to some folk rock. To the extended releases of both the San Quentin and At Folsom Prison, made available around the same time, Johnny Cash at Madison Square Garden includes numbers performed by Perkins, the Statlers and the Carters while Johnny was offstage. During this particular show, Cash introduced his father Ray and Shel Silverstein, who wrote Cash's biggest pop hit, "A Boy Named Sue". Silverstein is the subject of some good-natured ribbing by Cash as he performs an uncensored version of "A Boy Named Sue".

At the time of the recording, The Johnny Cash Show was in a popular TV series. "Big River" – 2:21 "I Still Miss Someone" – 1:37 "Five Feet High and Rising" – 2:52 "Pickin' Time" – 2:36 "Remember the Alamo" – 2:48 "Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream" – 3:04 "Wreck of the Old 97" – 2:14 "The Long Black Veil" – 3:01 "The Wall" – 1:09 "Send a Picture of Mother" – 2:36 "Folsom Prison Blues" – 3:35 "Blue Suede Shoes" – 3:13 "Flowers on the Wall" – 2:32 "Wildwood Flower" – 3:45 "Worried Man Blues" – 1:40 "A Boy Named Sue" – 4:25 "Cocaine Blues" – 1:57 "Jesus was a Carpenter" – 3:40 "The Ballad of Ira Hayes" – 3:11 "As Long as the Grass Shall Grow" – 3:50 "Sing a Traveling Song" – 3:30 "He Turned the Water into Wine" – 3:16 "Were You There" – 4:16 "Daddy Sang Bass" – 2:15 "Finale Medley" – 4:45: "Do What You Do, Do Well" "I Walk the Line" "Ring of Fire" "Folsom Prison Blues" "The Rebel - Johnny Yuma" "Folsom Prison Blues" "Suppertime" – 2:55 Johnny Cash - vocal, guitar Maybelle Carter - vocals, guitar Robbie Harden - vocals, guitar Anita Carter - vocals, guitar Helen Carter - vocals, guitar Phil Balsley — vocals Lew DeWitt — vocals Don Reid — vocals Harold Reid — vocals Carl Perkins - electric guitar Marshall Grant - bass guitar W.

S. Holland - drums Bob Wootton - electric guitar Tommy Cash - PA announcer, acoustic guitar, vocals Original Recording Produced by: Bob Johnston Produced for Release by: Al Quaglieri Mixed By: Thom Cadley at Sony Music Studios, New York Assistant Engineer: John Hill Edited and Mastered by: Darcy Proper at Sony Music Studios, New York Legacy A&R: Steve Berkowitz Project Designer: John Jackson A&R Coordination: Darren Salmieru Art Direction: Howard Frizson Design: Roxanne Slimark

National Art Gallery, Chennai

The National Art Gallery situated in Egmore, Chennai, is one of the oldest art galleries in India. It is located in the Government Museum Complex on Pantheon Road, which houses the Government Museum and the Connemara Public Library. Constructed with red stones sourced from Satyavedu in Andhra Pradesh, the Gallery was built in 1906 in Indo-Sarsenic architecture and houses paintings from Thanjavur, Rajasthan and Deccan areas, as well as sandalwood sculptures; the Gallery has remained closed since 2002. The National Art Gallery was built during the celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in Indo-Saracenic style, designed by architect Henry Irwin; the Gallery has been identified as a Heritage site by the CMDA. As of 2002 the gallery has been closed for tourists, due to several building flaws and structural instability, which triggered severe criticism from art critics; the gallery contains rare works of Raja Ravi Varma. It has various Tanjore Paintings. Portraits of various British officers such as Lord Connemara and Lord William Bentinck are present.

The art gallery included numerous miniature paintings depicting court and battle scenes. In 2013, the Gallery was set for a major face lift with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa allocating ₹ 110 million for repairs and forming an expert committee for its restoration. In 2019, renovation of the Gallery began at a cost of ₹ 110 million. After renovation, it will have 200 unique exhibits on display, including paintings of Ravi Varma, sandalwood artefacts, ivory objects, miniature artefacts, Tanjore paintings, Rajput paintings and traditional paintings from across India. Government Museum, Chennai Heritage structures in Chennai

Tripod (photography)

In photography, a tripod is used to stabilize and elevate a camera, a flash unit, or other photographic equipment. All photographic tripods have a mounting head to couple with a camera; the mounting head includes a thumbscrew that mates to a female threaded receptacle on the camera, as well as a mechanism to be able to rotate and tilt the camera when it is mounted on the tripod. Tripod legs are made to telescope, in order to save space when not in use. Tripods are made from aluminum, carbon fiber, wood or plastic. Tripods are used for both still and motion photography to prevent camera movement, they are necessary when slow-speed exposures are being made, or when lenses of extreme focal length are used, as any camera movement while the shutter is open will produce a blurred image. In the same vein, they reduce camera shake, thus are instrumental in achieving maximum sharpness. A tripod is helpful in achieving precise framing of the image, or when more than one image is being made of the same scene, for example when bracketing the exposure.

Use of a tripod may allow for a more thoughtful approach to photography. For all of these reasons, a tripod of some sort is necessary for professional photography as well as certain video uses. Tripods are used as an alternative to C-Stands to photographic accessories. For maximum strength and stability, most photographic tripods are braced around a center post, with collapsible telescoping legs and a telescoping section at the top that can be raised or lowered. At the top of the tripod is the head, which includes the camera mount, several joints to allow the camera to pan and tilt, a handle to allow the operator to do so without jostling the camera; some tripods feature integrated remote controls to control a camcorder or camera, though these are proprietary to the company that built the camera. Materials used in the construction of tripod or monopod legs include metal and carbon fiber-reinforced plastics, among others. Per ISO 1222:2010, the current tripod screw thread standard for attaching the camera calls for a 1/4-20 UNC or 3/8-16 UNC thread.

Most consumer cameras are fitted with 1/4-20 UNC threads. Larger, professional cameras and lenses may be fitted with 3/8-16 UNC threads, plus a removable 1/4-20 UNC adapter, allowing them to be mounted on a tripod using either standard; the Royal Photographic Society recommended the thread standard for attaching older cameras to tripods was 3/16-24 BSW, or 1/4-20 BSW for smaller cameras and 3/8-16 BSW for larger cameras and pan/tilt heads. In this application, the BSW and UNC thread profiles are similar enough that one can mount a modern camera on a legacy tripod and vice versa; the UNC threads are a 60-degree angle and flattened, whereas the BSW are a 55-degree angle and rounded crest. However, at least one English manufacturer uses No.1 B. A. for its tripod mount thread. There are several types of tripods; the least expensive made of aluminum tubing and costing less than US$50, is used for consumer still and video cameras. The head is basic, not suitable for smooth panning of a camcorder. A common feature designed for still cameras, allows the head to flip sideways 90 degrees to allow the camera to take pictures in portrait format rather than landscape.

Included is a small pin on the front of the mounting screw, used to stabilize camcorders. This is not found on the more expensive photographic tripods. More expensive professional tripods are sturdier and come with no integrated head; the separate heads allow a tripod-head combination to be customized to the photographer's needs. There are expensive carbon fiber tripods, used for applications where the tripod needs to be lightweight. Many tripods some inexpensive ones include leveling indicators for the legs of the tripod and the head. Many of the more expensive tripods have additional features, such as a reversible center post so that the camera may be mounted between the legs, allowing for shots from low positions, legs that can open to several different angles. Small tabletop tripods are available, ranging from flimsy models costing less than US$20, to professional models that can cost up to US$800 and can support up to 68 kg, they are used in situations. An alternative is a clamp-pod, a ball head attached to a C-clamp.

Another technique involves forming a string triangle held taut around the two feet of the photographer and linked to the camera. This negative string "tripod" can stabilize the camera sufficiently to use a shutter speed three stops slower; the head is the part of the tripod that allows it to be aimed. It may be integrated into a separate part. There are two different types of heads available. A ball head utilizes a ball joint to allow movement of all axes of rotation from a single point; some ball heads have a separate panoramic rotation axis on the base of the head. The head has two main parts, the ball, which attaches to the camera and the socket, which attaches to the tripod; the camera is attached to a simple UNC 1/4" -20 screw. The socket is where the ball rotates in, contains the controls for locking the ball; the socket has a slot on the side. Ball heads come in varying styles of com

Bigg Boss (Hindi season 13)

Bigg Boss 13 is the thirteenth season of the Indian reality TV series Bigg Boss and premiered on 29 September 2019 on Colors TV. Salman Khan hosted the season for the tenth time; the finale was scheduled for January, but seeing the popularity of the show, it was given a five-week extension, it became the longest season. The grand finale of the show took place on 15 February 2020, Sidharth Shukla was announced as the winner, while Asim Riaz as the runner up; this season it was revealed by the show makers that this season will only feature celebrity contestants, therefore declaring no commoners. House pictures were released on 23 September 2019. BB Museum Tedha 8 Girls vs 5 Boys Girl Power 6+2 Original Entrants vs 7 Wildcards Evictions and New Twists with nominations; the Elite Club task with contestants for ticket to finale. This season featured various twists, following are few of the twists: On Launch Day before housemates entering the house, female housemate were given two options to choose from to be their BFF.

Bigg Boss announced that they have to abide by the rules and can not change their bed partners. Due to legal issues, this concept was cancelled by Bigg Boss on Day 10. In week 16, Bigg Boss announced about BB Elite Club whose members will get some special privileges and power to save themselves from being nominated for any one week before the finale week. In Week 18, Biggboss announced that connections of housemates will come to play with their Connections; the participants in the order of appearance and entered in house are: Sidharth Shukla – Television and film actor. He is known for his roles in Dil Se Dil Tak, he hosted Savdhaan India. He participated Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and became the winner of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 in 2016, he acted in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in 2014. Sidharth Dey – writer, he has written for many reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Indian Idol. Paras Chhabra - Television actor and model, he participated in MTV Splitsvilla 5 and became the winner in 2012.

He has appeared in shows like Badho Bahu and Karn Sangini. Abu Malik – Singer and brother of music director Anu Malik, he acted in the film Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. Asim Riaz – Model Mahira Sharma – Television actress, she is known for her roles in Kundali Bhagya and Bepanah Pyaar. Devoleena Bhattacharjee – Television actress, she is known for her role of Gopi Modi in Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. She participated in reality shows like Box Cricket League. Rashami Desai – Television actress, she is known for playing the roles of Tapasya in Shorvari in Dil Se Dil Tak. She featured in films like Dabangg 2 and reality shows Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and Nach Baliye. Shehnaz Kaur Gill – Punjabi singer and actress, she has featured in the music video song "Yeh Baby" by Garry Sandhu. She has acted in films Kala Shah Kala and Daaka. Shefali Bagga – Journalist and television news anchor with the India Today group. Dalljiet Kaur – Television actress, she is known for her role of Anjali in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?.

She has appeared in other shows like Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur, Qayamat Ki Raat, Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka and Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega. Koena Mitra – Indian actress and model, she is known for appearing in the film Musafir for the item song'Saki Saki'. Arti Singh - Television actress, she is known for her role of Amba in Waaris. She has appeared in other shows like Sasural Simar Ka, Parichay – Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka, Udaan, Comedy Classes, Comedy Nights Bachao and Box Cricket League. Vikas Fhatak - YouTube Sensation known as "Hindustani Bhau". Tehseen Poonawalla - lawyer and politics analyst Khesari Lal Yadav - Indian actor and model associated with Bhojpuri cinema. Shefali Jariwala - Indian actress, known for her music video "Kaanta laga". Arhaan Khan - Indian model and actor. Himanshi Khurana - India Punjabi-language singer and actor, her songs include " High Standard" and "I like it". Vishal Aditya Singh - television actor participated and became 2nd Runner- Up with his ex-Madhurima Tuli in Nach Baliye, Acted in Chandrakanta and Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala.

Madhurima Tuli -television actress participated and became 2nd Runner- Up with her ex-Vishal Aditya Singh in Nach Baliye, Acted in Chandrakanta, Kumkum Bhagya and Qayamat Ki Raat. Vikas Gupta - Producer. Vikas was known as the head of channels MTV India and &TV, he was the head creative producer of the show Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil. He was a 2nd Runner Up of season 11, he entered as a proxy of Devoleena. Indicates that the Housemate was directly nominated for eviction. Indicates that the Housemate was immune prior to nominations. Indicates the contestant has been evicted. Indicates the contestant walked out to emergency. Indicates the contestant has been ejected by housemates. Indicates the house queen. ^Note 1: Only male housemates were eligible to nominate. ^Note 2: The Voting Lines were closed for the Week. ^Note 3: Bigg Boss gave a Task as part of the Nomination process. ^Note 4: On Day 20, Salman revealed that Abu and Siddharth D received the least votes. And the female housemates had the power to Vote to Eject one of them.

Abu therefore, was Ejected. Official Website