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Jordan Knight

Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is the lead singer of the boy band New Kids on the Block, who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s, utilizing a falsetto style of singing influenced by The Stylistics. After New Kids on the Block split in 1994, he launched a solo career. Jordan's first solo album, released in 1999, his latest solo album, released in 2011, reached the Top 50 on the US Billboard 200; as of 2011, he released four Top 40 singles. Knight has released three solo albums, one remix album and one EP. On May 31, 2011, Knight released Unfinished. Knight has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide as a solo artist. In 2015, Boston City Council declared February 7 "Jordan Knight Day." Jordan Nathaniel Marcel Knight was born in Worcester, but holds American and Canadian citizenship. His parents are Canadian, his father from Meaford and his mother from Dunnville, Ontario, he is the youngest of 6 children: Allison, David and Jonathan. Both his parents are Episcopal priests.

Before fame, he played in a youth baseball league in Dorchester, MA. He was called out by his teammates for his lack of athleticism. For example, being told he “throws like a girl.” Jordan dealt with bullies during his early teen years. He was 14 years old in 1984 when he joined New Kids on the Block, a band assembled in Boston by producer Maurice Starr, his fellow members included his brother, Jonathan Knight, as well as Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood. Over the next few years he began teaching himself piano and keyboard instruments, writing songs. Starr, who wrote much of the New Kids material, was reluctant to add his work to the band's repertoire. New Kids on the Block have sold over 80 million records worldwide, generated hundreds of million of dollars in concert revenues, paved the way for boy bands like Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC. New Kids on the Block disbanded in 1994, but reunited in 2008. Knight made a comeback in 1999 by releasing his first solo single, "Give It To You"; the single reached #10 on Billboard Hot 100, went gold, was nominated for the 1999 MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, though it lost to Ricky Martin's Livin' La Vida Loca.

He was nominated for Favorite Male Singer at the 2000 Kids' Choice Awards. The single peaked at #35 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart; the album Jordan Knight won an Aspire Music Award for Best Male Album. Jordan's self-titled debut album was certified gold for sales of over 500,000 copies in the US on July 7, 1999; the album peaked at # 29 on # 9 on the Top Internet Albums chart. In 2008 the New Kids on the Block reunited and released 2 top 40 went on a successful tour; as of fall 2010, they have teamed up with the Backstreet Boys, creating the biggest boy band in history, NKOTBSB, toured in summer 2011. Knight released a remix album, Jordan Knight Performs New Kids on the Block, in 2004. In 2005, Knight released an EP entitled The Fix supported by the lead single "Where is Your Heart Tonight", which reached its peak at #12 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, he continued to tour extensively in 2005–2006 promoting the EP. In September 2006, Knight's next album, Love Songs, was released by Transcontinental Records.

The first single was "Say Goodbye", a duet with Deborah Gibson, that peaked at #24 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. In May 31, 2011, Knight released Unfinished; the album reached #8 on the US Billboard Independent Albums chart, #48 on the US Billboard 200 and #55 in Canada. He announced began his Live and Unfinished Tour on December 11, 2011. Knight performed the announced dates with Boston-based band Elevation Theory. In 2014, Knight teamed up with Nick Carter for the release of the album Knight, they are set to tour throughout the fall in support of the album. Knight was a judge on American Juniors, he was a third-season cast member on the VH1 reality television series The Surreal Life with other celebrities in 2004. He appeared in the 2007 spin-off The Surreal Life: Fame Games, but left during the filming of the premiere episode because of the death of his maternal grandmother. In 2005, Knight appeared on the British show Hit Me Baby One More Time, where he performed "Give It To You", as well as a cover of "Let Me Love You" by Mario.

In September 2005, Knight starred in a British documentary on Five in the UK called Trust Me – I'm a Holiday Rep. Six celebrities spent 10 days in the role of an Olympic Holidays holiday rep in Cyprus, he lacked enthusiasm for the role, which he blamed to some extent on his shyness, but came to enjoy it. In his final debriefing he earned praise from the head reps, who said they would offer him a job as a children's and transfer rep. Knight appeared on the game show Identity, hosted by Penn Jillette. In September 2011, he featured. New Kids on the Block albumsNew Kids on the Block Hangin' Tough Merry, Merry Christmas Step by Step Face the Music The Block 10 Thankful Solo albumsJordan Knight Jordan Knight Performs New Kids On The Block: The Remix Album Love Songs Unfinished Collaborative albumsNick & Knight Official website Official website Jordan Knight on IMDb Trans Continental Records

Effacer le tableau

Effacer le tableau is the operational name given to the systematic extermination of the Bambuti pygmies by rebel forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The extermination was carried out by soldiers from the Movement for the Liberation of Congo, who became known to locals as les effaceurs, troops from the Rally for Congolese Democracy; the primary objective of Effacer le tableau was the territorial conquest of the North Kivu province of the DRC and ethnic cleansing of Pygmies from the Congo's eastern region whose population numbered 90,000 by 2004. The Bambuti were targeted as the rebels considered them "subhuman", it was believed by the rebels that the flesh of the Bambuti held "magical powers". There were been reports of cannibalism being widespread, it is estimated 60,000 to 70,000. In March 2016 the International Criminal Court found Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of human rights violations in the Central African Republic. Bemba was the vice president of the DRC, leader of the MLC during the year long extermination campaign but was acquitted by the ICC's appeal court in June 2018.

Human Rights Watch report on the genocide

Gregor Mendel

Gregor Johann Mendel was a scientist, Augustinian friar and abbot of St. Thomas' Abbey in Brno, Margraviate of Moravia. Mendel was born in a German-speaking family in the Silesian part of the Austrian Empire and gained posthumous recognition as the founder of the modern science of genetics. Though farmers had known for millennia that crossbreeding of animals and plants could favor certain desirable traits, Mendel's pea plant experiments conducted between 1856 and 1863 established many of the rules of heredity, now referred to as the laws of Mendelian inheritance. Mendel worked with seven characteristics of pea plants: plant height, pod shape and color, seed shape and color, flower position and color. Taking seed color as an example, Mendel showed that when a true-breeding yellow pea and a true-breeding green pea were cross-bred their offspring always produced yellow seeds. However, in the next generation, the green peas reappeared at a ratio of 1 green to 3 yellow. To explain this phenomenon, Mendel coined the terms "recessive" and "dominant" in reference to certain traits.

He published his work in 1866, demonstrating the actions of invisible "factors"—now called genes—in predictably determining the traits of an organism. The profound significance of Mendel's work was not recognized until the turn of the 20th century with the rediscovery of his laws. Erich von Tschermak, Hugo de Vries, Carl Correns and William Jasper Spillman independently verified several of Mendel's experimental findings, ushering in the modern age of genetics. Mendel was born into a German-speaking family in Hynčice, at the Moravian-Silesian border, Austrian Empire, he was the son of Anton and Rosine Mendel and had one older sister and one younger, Theresia. They lived and worked on a farm, owned by the Mendel family for at least 130 years. During his childhood, Mendel worked as a gardener and studied beekeeping; as a young man, he attended gymnasium in Opava. He had to take four months off during his gymnasium studies due to illness. From 1840 to 1843, he studied practical and theoretical philosophy and physics at the Philosophical Institute of the University of Olomouc, taking another year off because of illness.

He struggled financially to pay for his studies, Theresia gave him her dowry. He helped support her three sons, two of whom became doctors, he became a friar in part because it enabled him to obtain an education without having to pay for it himself. As the son of a struggling farmer, the monastic life, in his words, spared him the "perpetual anxiety about a means of livelihood." He was given the name Gregor. When Mendel entered the Faculty of Philosophy, the Department of Natural History and Agriculture was headed by Johann Karl Nestler who conducted extensive research of hereditary traits of plants and animals sheep. Upon recommendation of his physics teacher Friedrich Franz, Mendel entered the Augustinian St Thomas's Abbey in Brno and began his training as a priest. Born Johann Mendel, he took the name Gregor upon entering religious life. Mendel worked as a substitute high school teacher. In 1850, he failed the oral part, the last of three parts, of his exams to become a certified high school teacher.

In 1851, he was sent to the University of Vienna to study under the sponsorship of Abbot Cyril František Napp so that he could get more formal education. At Vienna, his professor of physics was Christian Doppler. Mendel returned to his abbey in 1853 as a teacher, principally of physics. In 1856, he again failed the oral part. In 1867, he replaced Napp as abbot of the monastery. After he was elevated as abbot in 1868, his scientific work ended, as Mendel became overburdened with administrative responsibilities a dispute with the civil government over its attempt to impose special taxes on religious institutions. Mendel died on 6 January 1884, at the age of 61, in Brno, Austria-Hungary, from chronic nephritis. Czech composer Leoš Janáček played the organ at his funeral. After his death, the succeeding abbot burned all papers in Mendel's collection, to mark an end to the disputes over taxation. Gregor Mendel, known as the "father of modern genetics", was inspired by both his professors at the Palacký University and his colleagues at the monastery to study variation in plants.

In 1854, Napp authorized Mendel to carry out a study in the monastery's 2 hectares experimental garden, planted by Napp in 1830. Unlike Nestler, who studied hereditary traits in sheep, Mendel used the common edible pea and started his experiments in 1856. After initial experiments with pea plants, Mendel settled on studying seven traits that seemed to be inherited independently of other traits: seed shape, flower color, seed coat tint, pod shape, unripe pod color, flower location, plant height, he first focused on seed shape, either angular or round. Between 1856 and 1863 Mendel cultivated and tested some 28,000 plants, the majority of which were pea plants; this study showed that, when true-breeding different varieties were crossed to each other, in the second generation, one in four

Copenhagen–Fredericia/Taulov Line

The Copenhagen–Fredericia/Taulov Line is the Danish railway line between the capital and the Jutland peninsula by way of Funen. It has a length of about 220 kilometres. Being one of the main arteries of the Danish railway network, it has double track and is electrified; the line is composed of the railway line across Zealand and the main line across Funen, both of which were built during the mid-19th century. Connected by the Great Belt ferries, these two lines were joined in 1997 by the Great Belt Fixed Link; the railway from Copenhagen to Roskilde, Denmark's first railway line, completed for the Zealand Railway Company by British engineering company William Radford. It was on 26 June 1847; the section from Roskilde to Korsør was completed in 1856. The ferry from Byborg to Middelfart was inaugurated on 8 September 1865, it was built by Peto and Betts. In Middelfart, passengers could catch the steam ferry to Jutland. On 1 November 1866, the railway was extended from Middelfart to Strib. Denmark's first train ferry was introduced on Strib-Fredericia in 1872.

Being connected to Copenhagen, there are transfers to the S-train network, the Coast Line and the Oresund Railway. Roskilde station is linked to Næstved via Køge; the line to Rødby Harbour joins the line at Ringsted. Slagelse station is a terminus for the Tølløse Line, operated by regional trains; the Svendborg Line starts at Odense station. The Fredericia–Århus Line continues northward through Jutland at Fredericia station; the Snoghøj–Taulov segment is a direct connection to the Fredericia–Padborg Line, avoiding the need to change direction at Fredericia. Transport in Denmark

Khas Khus

Khas Khus is a Nepali comedy web series which airs online on Aama Agni Kumari Media channel of YouTube. The lead actor of the show is played by the well known Nepali comedians and the directors of this show Kedar Ghimire and Wilson Bikram Rai; the show started on 2 November 2015, the new episode of the show is uploaded on every Thursday. It is the story of the life in village, what the villager do in their daily life. Wilson Bikram Rai played as Takme Budo, the retired soldier who got the VC in World War while fighting with Japan, he is a talkative man, he always like to tell people how he got his VC and what he did in military, he tell them the fake stories which are very funny. Now he is playing as Hakim Sab, the richest man in the village, who always like to say "hudaina, hudaina" which means "no, no". Though he is rich, he is miser old man who think a lot when he has to spend little amount of money. Kedar Ghimire played as Mangne Budo, his all-time most popular role, he play another role as well.

All the other actors has their own funny role as well. Story gives you the new moral message in every episode. Kedar Ghimire as Mangne Budo Wilson Bikram Rai as Takme Budo and Hakim Sab Sandesh Lamichane as Batare Kancho Sunita Gautam as Muiya Niru Khadka as Nirmali/Dambari Yaman Shrestha as Mana Maadsaab Sita Ghimire as Sita Didi

X and Y bosons

In particle physics, the X and Y bosons are hypothetical elementary particles analogous to the W and Z bosons, but corresponding to a new type of force predicted by the Georgi–Glashow model, a grand unified theory. The X and Y bosons couple quarks to leptons, allowing violation of the conservation of baryon number, thus permitting proton decay. An X boson would have the following decay modes: X+ → u + u X+ → e+ + dwhere the two decay products in each process have opposite chirality, u is an up quark, d is a down antiquark and e+ is a positron. A Y boson would have the following decay modes: Y+ → e+ + u Y+ → d + u Y+ → d + νewhere the first decay product in each process has left-handed chirality and the second has right-handed chirality and νe is an electron antineutrino. Similar decay products exist for the other quark-lepton generations. In these reactions, neither the lepton number nor the baryon number is conserved. Different branching ratios between the X boson and its antiparticle would explain baryogenesis.

For instance, if an X+/X− pair is created out of energy, they follow the two branches described above: X+ → u + u, X− → d + e−. The X± and Y± bosons are defined as the six Q = ± ​4⁄3 and the six Q = ± ​1⁄3 components of the final two terms of the adjoint 24 representation of SU as it transforms under the standard model's group: 24 → 0 ⊕ 0 ⊕ 0 ⊕ − 5 6 ⊕ 5 6. Thus, the positively-charged X and Y carry anti-color charges, while the negatively-charged X and Y carry normal color charges, the signs of the Y bosons' weak isospins are always opposite the signs of their electric charges. In terms of their action on C 5, X bosons rotate between a color index and the weak isospin-up index, while Y bosons rotate between a color index and the weak isospin-down index. B − L Grand unification theory Leptoquark Proton decay W' and Z' bosons