Henry Phillips is a musical comedian from Los Angeles known for his Comedy Central Presents special, his songs for two award-winning musicals, Blake: the Musical and Chips, for co-writing and starring in the semi-autobiographical movie Punching the Clown which won several awards, most notably the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival and is critically acclaimed holding an 86% fresh rating on the review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes. His series of satirical YouTube cooking videos called "Henry's Kitchen," in which he tries and fails to cook food, make friends, impress women, was described by Sarah Silverman as "the best cooking show ever", his other web series "You and Your Fu*king Coffee" was produced by Jash and features well-known guest stars including Mike Judge and Ashley Johnson. Phillips has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Bob and Tom, The Dr. Demento Radio Show, the podcasts WTF with Marc Maron, Comedy Bang! Bang! In 2014 he recorded his first one hour comedy special, at Hollywood's The Lyric Theater.
In 2016, he starred in Punching Henry, a sequel to Punching the Clown. From 2016 to 2019 he had a recurring supporting role as John Stafford in the TV series Silicon Valley. Phillips portrays a character, a classic loser, hapless with women, unsuccessful in show business, his musical style is in ballad form where the sincerity of the musical style contrasts with the comically sad/angry/absurd lyrics. He has said he wouldn't be doing stand-up if not for Doug Stanhope, who got him started on the road. Phillips grew up in New Jersey and moved to LA as a kid when his father, the character actor Bill Wiley, got work out west. On the Shoulders of Freaks Number 2 Why Haven't I Heard From You CD L. A. Dream CD Neither Here Nor There Silicon Valley Official website
David Calder or Dave Calder is a Canadian rower. He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, he graduated from Brentwood College School in 1996. He has competed at four Olympics: 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012. Competing at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, he won the silver medal in the rowing event Men's coxless pair along with Scott Frandsen, they were the first Canadians to win a medal at the 2008 Olympics, when they won silver, for which Terry Paul was their coach. He holds the British Columbia 2000 metre ergometer record at the Junior A level with a time of 5:59.9, a time set in 1996 while a student at Brentwood College. Official website of David Calder David Calder on YouTube Profile at Rowing Canada
Nathan Paulse is a South African retired professional footballer who played as a striker for Ajax Cape Town and had 1 cap for South Africa. He has played at professional level only from the age of 17 until 35, he is active as a coach, developing youth from grass route level with the focus of enabling the journey from talent discovery towards a professional career in football. Paulse is an television pundit, sharing his analysis of the local PSL performance with a TV audience, radio listeners as well frequent contributions to print media, he left Ajax Cape Town in the summer of 2008, signing a three-and-one-half-year contract with Swedish club Hammarby IF. He played his first game for Hammarby the same day that he signed for them, when Hammarby faced Malmö FF and won 4–2, he scored his first goal for the club in the Swedish Cup quarterfinal against Valsta Syrianska IK. Despite a successful first season, he failed to impress during the two following seasons and, when Hammarby was relegated at the end of the 2009 season, he moved on loan to his former team Ajax Cape Town FC from 1 January 2010 to 30 June 2010 with a buy-out clause.
Following the 2016-17 season, Paulse retired from play. Ajax Cape TownMTN 8: 2015 Nathan Paulse at National-Football-Teams.com "Hammarby Profile". Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 1 October 2008
It is estimated that due to insufficiency, Pakistan loses about 5 to 6 percent of its GDP. Logistical bottlenecks increase the cost of production of our goods by about 30 percent"Public infrastructure in Pakistan has made some progress over the last five decades. However, compared to other similar countries, the rate of improvement in Pakistan has been among the slowest for the majority of public infrastructure sectors. Pakistan’s infrastructure is underused because the economic boom it was meant to trigger has never arrived. Over the past three years the government has staved off a balance-of-payments crisis, achieving some measure of macroeconomic stability. At the time of partition in Independence, Pakistan got a waste land and most of the developed areas came under the territory of India. So, Pakistan had to work for primary foundation of infrastructure; the comparatively poor infrastructural situation of Pakistan by international standards has severe effect on the lives of people. The electricity shortages, lack of proper water and sanitation provisions.
Above all, increase of population to an alarming level is making our problems worse. The Government of Pakistan and its people face an uphill battle against poor infrastructure. According to the World Economic Forum Survey of 125 countries, Pakistan ranked 67th in basic infrastructure category. A continual imbalance between demand and supply of infrastructure facilities is seen. In The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, released by the World Economic Forum, Pakistan is graded among bottom 20 of the 144 economies around the world. Pakistan lacks a long-term view of competitiveness in accordance with this report. Pakistan, which had no large industrial units at the time of partition in 1947, now has a broad industrial base, manufacturing accounts for about 17 percent of GDP. Cotton textile production is the single most important industry, accounting for about 19 percent of large-scale industrial employment. Cotton yarn, cotton cloth, made-up textiles, ready-made garments, knitwear collectively accounted for nearly 60 percent of Pakistan's exports in 1999-2000.
Other important industries are cement, vegetable oil, sugar, machinery, tobacco and paperboard, food processing. The government is attempting to diversify the country's industrial base and to increase the emphasis on export industries. Small-scale and cottage industries are numerically significant but account for a small proportion of the GDP at about 6 percent. Small-scale industry includes facilities, which employ fewer than 50 workers, cottage industries. In 1999, industrial production grew by 3.8 percent. Since the mid-1960s, the industrial sector has produced 19 to 25 percent of gross domestic product, accounting for 24.5 percent of GDP in 2004. Manufacturing and construction dominate the industrial sector, accounting for around 19 percent of GDP. Since the 1980s 17 to 20 percent of the working population has been employed in the industrial sector in manufacturing and construction. Although the industrial base has diversified since independence, the production base depends on textiles and sugar.
Manufacturing output is therefore vulnerable to adverse weather conditions and fluctuations in international prices for cotton and sugar. Various liberalization reforms have been pursued since the early 1980s but have been hindered by substantial corruption, frequent raw material shortages, the government’s tendency to provide generous concessions to particular sectors, a burdensome tax structure that has helped promote the development of the informal economy
Namino Station is a railway station on the Hohi Main Line operated by JR Kyushu in Aso, Japan. The station is served by the Hōhi Main Line and is located 64.1 km from the starting point of the line at Kumamoto. The station consists of two side platforms serving two tracks at grade. There is no station building and only platform 1 has a shelter for passengers. Access to the opposite side platform is by means of a level crossing. A bike shed. A marker at the station announces that, at an altitude of 754 metres, Namino is the highest station in Kyushu. Japanese Government Railways had opened the Inukai Light Rail Line from Ōita to Nakahanda on 1 April 1914; the track was extended westwards in phases, with Tamarai being established as its western terminus on 30 November 1925. Further to the west, JGR had, on 21 June 1914 opened the Miyaji Light Rail Line from Kumamoto east to Higo-Ōzu; this track was extended in phases, reaching Miyaji as its eastern terminus on 25 January 1918. On 2 December 1928, Miyaji and Tamarai were linked up, with Namino opening on the same day as one of several intermediate stations along the new track.
Through-traffic was established between Ōita. The Inukai and Miyaji lines were merged and the entire stretch redesignated as the Hōhi Main Line. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways, the successor of JGR, on 1 April 1987, Namino came under the control of JR Kyushu. On 17 September 2017, Typhoon Talim damaged the Hōhi Main Line at several locations. Services between Aso and Nakahanda, including Namino, were replaced by bus services. Rail service from Aso through this station to Miemachi was restored by 22 September 2017 Normal rail services between Aso and Ōita were restored by 2 October 2017. List of railway stations in Japan Namino
Alexander Nikolaevich Deutsch was a Soviet astronomer who worked at Pulkovo Observatory. Deutsch was born in the night from December 31, 1900, to January 1, 1901, in the Bessarabian town of Reni in a family of German and Romanian descent; when he was a small child, the family moved to Ryazan and to Saratov. He was graduated from the Sankt Petersburg University, he was an adjoint director of the Pulkovo Observatory prior World War II and the director of the Pulkovo Observatory during the blockade of Leningrad. Subsequently, he was the head of the astrometry section of the Pulkovo Observatory and the founder of the astrometric school of that observatory, he was active 1935–1985 as A. N. Deutsch, he discovered. His main scientific contributions refer to stars' proper motions in selected Kapteyn surfaces, astrophotography of galaxies and stars, brown dwarfs, astronomical calculations of the coordinates of warships and asteroids photography. A number of papers were signed as Deich. Deutsch was а president of the IAU Astrometry commission.