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List of K.O.3an Guo characters

This is a character list of the Taiwanese series K. O.3an Guo, aired between February 2009 to February 2010. Five Tiger General: 1st. Courtesy name: Guan Yunchang. School year: Freshman. Birthdate: Silver Dimensional Year 4332, July 24. Age: 17 years old. Species: Power-user. Aura: Gold. Status: Alive. Fighting Power Points: 18000 -> 30000+ Original counterpart: Guan YuActor: George HuWu Hu Jiang. Biography: Guan Yu is straight-headed and loyal, he is known for fighting around the world alongside his best friend, Zhang Fei, with whom he has attended twenty-four schools together. He lands a place in East Han Academy with the help of his sworn brother, Liu Bei; because of his honesty, he is sometimes taken advantage of by his enemies. And because of that, his friends are forced to lie to him, which leads to unpredicted consequences. Guan Yu's face turns red on two occasions. Demonization:Guan Yu learns the skill of Zhen Cha Jing from Lu Bu, after he was instructed by Dong Zhuo, to restore Principal Wang's health.

Though he succeeds in healing Principal Wang, he begins to suffer from internal injuries until he collapses while being demonized. Sun Shang Xiang tricks Dong Zhuo to give her instructions to cure Guan Yu by using nightmarish toxin. Dong Zhuo instructs her. Though Guan Yu's condition lightens up, his internal injuries are only dormant for the time being while his powers and instincts demonize slowly. Lu Bu tells him of his demonized powers and shortened lifespan in hopes to convince him in stopping Dong Zhuo and dethrone Liu Bian, but Guan Yu declines the offer; as he realizes how dangerous he will become to the world, he attempts to give up his powers and martial arts to prevent himself from taking the path of evil, but Xiu/Liu Bei arrives just in time to stop him. After he tells them of Zhen Cha Jing's side effects, Xiu/Liu Bei takes out a pair of cymbals called Demon Subduing Cymbals that will reduce his dangerous and competitive instincts. In a battle against Dong Zhuo, Guan Yu falls under his control and attacks his friends, but Xiu/Liu Bei stops him with the cymbals.

He blames himself for hurting his friends though he knows that he was not himself. In order to help him, Xiu/Liu Bei suggests to use the Soul Cleansing Melody to strip his powers away forever. Though he hesitated at first, Diao Chan convinces him to live; the following day, Xiu/Liu Bei finds out about the capability of the Soul Calming Melody which can be played within 24 hours of the Soul Cleansing Melody to restore the victims powers and decides to use its power to restore Guan Yu's. However, as soon as Xiu/Liu Bei begins to draw power from it, it lures demons, Lu Bu and Dong Zhuo to their location and they are stopped midway; because the experiment failed, Guan Yu began to age the next day. Xiu/Liu Bei turns to Xia Liu for advice and finds out that they could combine their powers to restore Guan Yu's powers again. Together, they find a place filled with positive energy and their battle armies to fend off the demons while the rest play the Soul Calming Melody. After a rough fight with the superior demons, Guan Yu's powers are restored.

His powers were amplified after they were restored. Friendship:He becomes sworn brothers with best friend Zhang Fei and new friend Liu Bei to enroll East Han Academy; because he is unaware that Liu Bei is Xiu from the Iron Dimension, he is kept in the dark from Xiu and Zhang Fei's secret conversations. However, he remains in complete faith with his brothers, he did not get along with Zhao Yun, but after he risks his own arm to take in a poisonous arrow for him, their relationship begins to change. He forms a friendship with companions: Ma Chao and Huang Zhong. Love life:He develops a crush on the principal's daughter, Diao Chan on his first day at school. However, when she begins seeing Lu Bu, his feelings become conflicted. After Diao Chan and Lu Bu's relationship falls apart, Guan Yu becomes close to her, despite she is still in love with Lu Bu, he indicates. While under the influence of a personality changing potion, Diao Chan confesses to Guan Yu and they become a couple. Supposed Death:Under Liu Bei orders, Guan Yu guarded Jin Zhou Lou alone and was killed in the fight with Sun Quan as Lu Meng interfered.

It was revealed that he did not die. He used a type of power that allows the user to not breathe, when they buried him, he dug himself out. Nicknames: Ah Chang by Diao Chan while they are a couple. Specialty: Guan Yu's weapon is “Qing Long Yan Yue Dao”, he can learn the opponent's moves and find his weak point. Because of that, he is known as one of the strongest martial artists in history. Guan Yu uses. Guan Yu's primary attacks are three powerful blows learned from "Xing Tian Gong", his first attack is "Xing Tian Po", which allows him to produce offensive raw energy toward his opponents and neutralize their attacks. He once explained that if he uses it with full strength, his target will explode to millions of pieces. During his encounter with the legendary magician, Zuo Ci, he acquires two additional attacks from this ability called "Xing Tian Po" and "Xing Tian Po", which work as methods to repress and ultimate destroy the opponent; the second Xing Tia

Mark W. Grinstaff

Mark W. Grinstaff is a Distinguished Professor of translational research, Professor of biomedical engineering, materials science and medicine, at Boston University, director of the National Institutes of Health's T32 Program in Biomaterials, Director of Nanotechnology Innovation Center, Associate Director for Engineering and Science at the BU Cancer Center. Grinstaff was the elder of two sons. Grinstaff attended Redlands High School in Redlands and Occidental College. During his first year at OC, he worked at the hummingbird section of a museum, at the same time studying studied the kinetics of Friedel-Crafts chloromethylation reactions in the laboratory of Franklin DeHaan, his mentor there, he became teaching assistant in a chemistry lab class. During his junior year at the Occidental College he made up his mind and decided to pursue chemistry over medicine, he obtained a degree in that field in 1987. In 1992, Grinstaff got his doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, under the mentorship of Kenneth S. Suslick.

While at UIUC he studied sonochemistry and reported one of the first synthetic methods to metal nanoparticles. His thesis was on the use of sound waves to make amorphous protein-microsphere compounds. For his postdoctoral work, he joined Harry B. Gray's laboratory at the California Institute of Technology where he conducted research on electron transfer chemistry in proteins and the mechanism of alkane hydroxylation using iron porphyrins and oxygen. Grinstaff was a member of the Biological Chemistry program at Duke University from 1996 to 2002, from 1997 to 2002 was a member of its Pharmacology Training Grant Program. In 1997, he joined the faculty of Duke's Center for Cellular and Biosurface Engineering, since 1999 has served as an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Duke University Hospital. At Duke, he was assistant professor of chemistry at the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in 1996, from 2001 to 2003 was assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Duke's School of Engineering.

In 2003, Grinstaff relocated to Boston University as part of the recruitment activities associated with the Whitaker Foundation Leadership Award granted to the Department of Biomedical Engineering at BU. He joined Boston University College of Arts and Sciences as associate professor of chemistry, with joint appointments at both Boston University School of Medicine and the Boston University College of Engineering. In 2004, he became a faculty member of the Boston University Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology, became its director in 2014. In 2015, Gristaff had obtained a grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with which he developed which became known as self-lubricating condoms. Under his watch, as many as four biotech companies emerged and prospered: AcuityBio, Articular Biosciences and HyperBranch Medical Technology, he is a co-founder of five companies and an inventor of four products by the Adherus Surgical Sealants and OcuSeal. Grinstaff serves on an advisory board of the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute.

In 2001, Grinstaff have written Proceedings from the Workshop on Nanoscience for the Soldier of which he was principal investigator. Nobel Laureate Signature Award from the American Chemical Society PEW Award Edward M. Kennedy Award for Healthcare Innovation Fellow of the AIMBE Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors Charles DeLisi Award and Lecture Mark W. Grinstaff publications indexed by Google Scholar

Cisco LocalDirector

Cisco LocalDirector is a server load balancing appliance, discontinued in 2003, based on the Network Address Translation technology Cisco Systems acquired when they bought Network Translation, Inc. The LocalDirector was conceived by John Mayes & Robert Andrews in late 1995 during a pre-acquisition meeting with Robert, Webmaster at Netscape Communications Corporation. During the meeting, Robert Andrews told John Mayes that there were, "probably 10 customers in the world with a load balancing problem"; because of this, the decision was made to begin development on the LocalDirector. Brantley Coile, who had written the code for the PIX firewall for NTI and Cisco, started coding of the LocalDirector shortly after this meeting; as a result of the NTI acquisition by Cisco Systems in late 1995, Brantley hired a team of four long-time associates who were developers: Richard Howes, now at Steelbox Networks, Pete Tenereillo worked for NTI prior to the Cisco acquisition, Jim Jordan and Tom Bohannon at SteelBox, were hired after the acquisition.

Together the four developed the code for LocalDirector. The majority of the LocalDirector code was shared with the early PIXes. Though F5 and Cisco started development of a load balancing product around the same time, F5 needed to re-staff and re-develop after the first attempt; the LocalDirector was the industry's first load balancer. It first shipped to a customer in April 1996, only four months after development started, beating the next earliest competitors, F5 and HydraWeb, to market by a full year. Load balancing provides three important functions, it provides server availability, server scalability and the ability to manage server by bringing them on and off line. All LocalDirector models were built with Intel-based/Intel-compatible motherboards, along with Intel and Digital network chipsets; the LocalDirector utilizes a proprietary operating system. The PIX firewall today uses a derivative of the same operating system. All systems boot from flash memory. Flash Memory cards LDIR-2MB-Flash - 2MB ISA flash memory card for all LocalDirectors except the 417/417G.

Identical to the 2MB flash card used in early PIXes. PEP upgrade card - 4MB ISA flash upgrade card for the LD 416/430, so named because it, like all of the flash cards used in the PIX/LocalDirector/SSG6510 devices, was manufactured by Productivity Enhancement Products, or PEP. Uses two AMD AM29F016D chips for flash memory, the BIOS resides on an AMD AM29F010b chip. Description printed on the card itself indicates that it was designed as a 16MB flash card, but six of the eight possible locations silkscreened on the PCB for the 29F016D chips are not populated, it is not comparable to any card used in the PIX, nor does the PIX OS recognize its flash chips. Mentioned in the 3.2 release notes. Network interface cards LD-FDDI - 32 bit/33 MHz dual port PCI FDDI card based on the Interphase 5511 FDDI card. LD-FE - 32 bit/33 MHz single port 10/100 Fast Ethernet card. Based variously on the Intel 82557, 82558, or 82559 chipsets. LD-GE - PCI Gigabit Ethernet PCI card. Based on the Intel 82542 chipset. Does not support autonegotiation of speed or duplex.

Identical to the PIX expansion card, the PIX-1GE. Mentioned in the version 3.2.1 installation guide. LD-QUADFE - 32 bit/33 MHz Four port 10/100 Fast Ethernet card; this Osicom-manufactured PCI card came in two varieties. The two kinds can be differentiated visually: when installed in the chassis, the Digital-based card's link speed/activity lights are on the left side of the RJ-45 jack, the Intel card's link speed/activity lights are on the right side of the RJ-45 jack. One version, identified by the OS as an rns23x0 card, was based on the Digital 21140/21152 chipset, it did not support autonegotiation of speed or duplex; the other version, identified by the OS as an i82557 card, was based on the Intel 82558 chipset and was identical to the Cisco PIX expansion card, the PIX-4FE. NI-2FE - PCI dual-port 10/100baseTX Ethernet card. Cisco Systems Cisco PIX LocalDirector documentation Release notes for LocalDirector 417/417G End of sale notice with part numbers of interface cards

Thomas D. Shepard

Thomas D. Shepard, or Tom Shepard, is a former Los Angeles City Council member who served between 1961 and 1967, he left office when he was convicted of receiving a bribe, he served time in state prison. Shepard was born in Ohio about 1925 and was an infantry sergeant in France and Germany during World War II, he moved to Los Angeles about 1949 after attending Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio State University and Wittenberg College, all in Ohio. Shepard did graduate work in economics at UCLA, he and his wife and their four children, Susan and Barbara, lived at 4731 Natoma Avenue, Woodland Hills. In 1954–57 he was field secretary for City Councilman Robert M. Wilkinson and for Councilman Patrick D. McGee in 1959–60, he was field secretary for Mayor Norris Poulson. See List of Los Angeles municipal election returns, 1961, 1965. Shepard was elected to a four-year term in the 3rd District in June 1961, succeeding his boss, Patrick D. McGee. In that era, the 3rd District included West Hollywood, UCLA and contiguous territory and, on the other side of the Santa Monica Mountains a portion of the San Fernando Valley, including Tarzana and Woodland Hills.

He was reelected in 1965. Shepard became known for his opposition to strip-tease shows in suburban areas and once brought to a City Council meeting a magazine, which he kept in a manila envelope, "with many photographs of youngsters nude, disporting themselves in a wooded area." He told the council in 1964: The rawest type of lascivious and lustful paperback magazines may be obtained from racks in any drug or liquor store and in many markets in the Valley, with much of the offensive material which features teen-age nudism disappearing from the shelves into the hands of impressionable youngsters. In 1967 he warned of "reports that an army of hippies proposes to visit Los Angeles during the summer and establish headquarters in the city parks" and said he would seek municipal legislation to prevent "commandeering" of the parks by such intruders. After three public meetings the same year, an eight-member City Council committee "cleared" Shepard and entertainer Art Linkletter of charges that they were linked in a scheme to influence city purchase of the "financially troubled" Valley Music Theater in Woodland Hills.

In December 1967 he announced that he would quit the council early in order to enter the import-export business, basing his decision on the financial need for his family. Shepard and former Recreation and Parks Commissioner Mel Pierson were indicted by a grand jury in September 1968 on charges of bribery and conspiracy in the rezoning of land in the San Fernando Valley. Shepard's trial ended in acquittal on a hung jury on another. On the advice of his attorney, John La Follette, he submitted the transcript of the latter case to a judge, who found him guilty. A new lawyer, Phill Silver and won a new trial for Shepard, he was convicted, in November 1969 of a bribery charge and was sentenced to state prison for a 1-14-year term by Superior Judge Pearce Young, who noted that the power to rezone was the power to create great wealth and using that power wrongfully "is just as bad as stealing public money." In May 1971, Shepard became general manager and vice president of Ries Biological of Los Angeles, which dealt in drugs and medical supplies and devices.

He served a 15-month sentence at the Chino Institution for Men, after his release he was hired by City Council Member Ernani Bernardi in January 1975 "as a project assistant under the federal government's emergency jobs program." He was working there in 1979. A library card may be required to access the Los Angeles Times links

1981 Georgia Bulldogs football team

The 1981 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The momentum of 1980 continued into September 1981 for the Georgia Bulldogs as Herschel Walker and company took control early in the season by scoring early and in wins against Tennessee and the Cal Golden Bears. Against the Volunteers, Walker rushed. Walker pounded California by rushing 35 times for 167 yards on September 12. After hitting a dip in the season, losing 13–3 to eventual national champion Clemson, Georgia regained its focus and won out to get to 10–1 by the regular season's end. Though Walker was able to push and get through Clemson's defense by rushing 28 times for 111 yards, it wasn't enough to overcome 9 turnovers by the Bulldogs in the loss to the Tigers. Georgia and Walker rebounded by blanking South Carolina, 24–0, on September 26 as the sophomore running back ran for 176 yards on 36 carries. Georgia, only led 3–0 at the half.

Walker opened things up for the Bulldogs in the third quarter by scoring on touchdown runs of 3 and 8 yards to put the Gamecocks away. Walker's Bulldogs reeled off solid wins—all in October—over Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Temple, he rushed for a season-high 265 yards on 41 attempts and a touchdown against Mississippi on October 10. A week Walker rushed 39 times for 188 yards and 2 touchdowns versus Vanderbilt. Against Temple, he scored a career-high 4 touchdowns while rushing 23 times for 112 yards against the Owls. On November 7, seventh-ranked Georgia got behind, 14–0, down in Jacksonville, to the Florida Gators, but came back to win in a repeat score of last season's game, 26–21. Walker rushed a career-high 47 times for 192 yards while scoring four touchdowns; the Bulldogs finished out the regular season at home against nearby rivals: the Auburn Tigers and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The 24–13 win over coach Pat Dye's Tigers clinched a 2nd SEC Championship in a row for Georgia. In the third quarter, Walker's 2-yard touchdown run gave the Bulldogs a commanding 24–7 lead.

Walker pounded out 165 yards on 37 rushes during the contest. Georgia led Auburn 17-7 at the half as senior quarterback Buck Belue complimented Walker's power ground game by throwing for two touchdowns. Against Georgia Tech, seniors Belue and Scott set the tone on the game's first play by hooking up on an 80-yard pass as Scott raced into the end zone to spark a 34–0 halftime lead. Walker got into the act by scoring three touchdowns in the first half, he added a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter as Georgia cruised past the Yellow Jackets, 44–7. Walker finished with 36 rushes for 4 touchdowns in the rivalry matchup. Riding an 8-game winning streak, Georgia was ranked No. 2 in the country when they faced Pittsburgh in the 1982 Sugar Bowl. Walker made his presence felt early as he bolted 8 yards for a touchdown in the 2nd quarter giving Georgia a 7–0 lead. After a 30-yard, Dan Marino touchdown pass lifted Pitt to a 10-7 lead in third quarter, Walker answered. Walker scored from 10 yards out to give Georgia a 14–10 lead going into the 4th quarter.

With Georgia clinging to a 20–17 lead late in the game, Marino found Pittsburgh's receiver John Brown for a 33-yard touchdown pass with 0:35 left in the game. Walker's Bulldogs came up short in the loss, 20–24, he finished with 25 rushes for 84 yards and led UGA in receptions with 3 catches for 53 yards