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La Buena Vida

La Buena Vida is an indie pop group from San Sebastián, Spain. The band continues to make music as of today, they have recorded 14 EPs. Their music is a form of pop known as the Donosti Sound, a 1990s indie pop movement in San Sebastián; the band's career can be divided into two stages. Their music bore many similarities in sound and attitude with groups known as "twee pop", in particular those of the legendary UK label Sarah Records and of their countrymen Aventuras de Kirlian, they were influenced by pop music of the late 1960s like Love, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Velvet Underground, Pic Nic and Vainica Doble, with touches of bossa nova and soul. They have recognized the influence of French chanson, their lyrics in this first stage reflect everyday life situations, as well as the feelings and concerns of average kids of their age using a melancholy and evocative but natural tone. Their second stage began with the LP Soidemersol. Parting from their usual influences while keeping their own personality, they began to use complex orchestral arrangements in their songs.

Their lyrics began to mature, reflecting more complex sentiments and being much more bitter and less innocent than before. Today, La Buena Vida is one of the most influential indie pop groups in Spain. Irantzu Valencia Mikel Aguirre Pedro San Martín Javier Sánchez Raúl Sebastián José Luis Lanzagorta Borja Sanchez, founder of the group and lead guitarist, left the group after the album Soidemersol. On February 17 of 2009, the departure of Irantzu Valencia, the group's main singer for the last 15 years, was announced via the band's website. Pedro San Martin died on May 14, 2011; the musician, 39 years old had a car accident after a concert in Burgos. La Buena Vida La Buena Vida Soidemersol Panorama Hallelujah! Álbum Vidania Sencillos La Buena Vida La Buena Vida Magnesia Pacífico Desde Hoy en Adelante Tormenta en la Mañana Eureka Qué nos va a pasar Harmónica Los Planetas Desde Aquí Un Actor Mejicano hh-mm-ss La Mitad de Nuestras Vidas Viaje Por Países Pequeños

A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick (PIG album)

This article is about the 1988 indie album by the industrial rock band "PIG" For the unrelated live album of the 1976 benefit show for Amnesty International – see: A Poke In The Eye A Poke in the Eye... With a Sharp Stick is a 1988 album by Raymond Watts under the moniker PIG, it was reissued in Japan in 1998 by Blue Noise. An low-budget promotional video for "Shit for Brains" exists, was released on the Best Of Berlin Independence Days'88 compilation VHS. "It Tolls for Thee" – 4:25 "Scumsberg" – 4:02 "One for the Neck" – 3:54 "Hildelinde" – 2:45 "My Favourite Car" – 5:01 "Never for Fun" – 5:26 "Shit for Brains" – 4:36 "Red Man" – 6:06 "The Press" – 3:59 "Peoria" – 7:13Track 10 is neither available on vinyl releases of this album nor on the CD release YELLOW 28. The release "Sick City" features this track

List of schools in Jordan

This is a list of schools in the Asian country of Jordan, sorted alphabetically by the Jordaian governorate to which each school belongs. This list includes secondary schools. Jordan is divided into twelve governorates as follows: Schools in the Ajloun Governorate include: Schools in the Amman Governorate include: Schools in the Aqaba Governorate include: Schools in the Balqa Governorate include: Balqa Islamic School Schools in the Irbi Governorate include: Schools in the Jerash Governorate include: Schools in the Karak Governorate include: Schools in the Ma'an Governorate include: Schools in the Madaba Governorate include: Schools in the Mafraq Governorate include: Schools in the Tafilah Governorate include: Schools in the Zarqa Governorate include: Education in Jordan Lists of schools Jordan Ministry of Education Jordan Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research

Fedrick Dacres

Fedrick Dacres is a Jamaican discus thrower. He began his throwing career as a student at Calabar High School in Jamaica along with other accomplished throwers such as Chad Wright and Traves Smikle, under the guidance of former Calabar athlete coach Julian Robinson, he won a gold medal at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics, becoming the first Jamaican discus thrower to do so. He went on to win a gold medal at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics becoming the first Jamaican discus thrower to do so. Dacres participated in the boys' discus throw at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. Fedrick Dacres at World Athletics Fedrick Dacres at Olympics at

Chyeranovskii BICh-14

The BICh-14 was a twin-engined tail-less sport / touring aircraft designed and built in the USSR from 1934. Further development of the BICh-7A led to an enlarged twin-engined version, a model of, tested in a wind tunnel, as the BICh-10, with two M-11 engines on the leading edge of the parabolic wing either side of the cockpit nacelle. Full scale development emerged as the BICh-14, a 2x scaled up BICh-7A, with Townend Ring cowlings and up to five seats in the cabin. Construction was of covering, four spars and sixty ribs. Flight testing began late in 1934 piloted by Yu. I. Piontkovskii, in 1936 at the NII VVS by P. M. Stefanovskii, M. A. Nyukhtikov and I. F. Petrov. Results of the flight tests were not encouraging as the aircraft was found to have marginal control and stability, with high stick forces required to raise the nose on landing, as well as an in-effective rudder. Despite the shortcomings of the BICh-14 testing continued through to 1937. BICh-10 – initial twin-engined version tested in a wind tunnel, in 1933, as a model only.

BICh-14 – A 2x scaled up BICh-7A with two M-11 radial engines on the leading edges of the wings. Data from Gunston, Bill. “The Osprey Encyclopaedia of Russian Aircraft 1875 – 1995”. London, Osprey. 1995. ISBN 1-85532-405-9General characteristics Crew: 1 Capacity: 4 Length: 6 m Wingspan: 16.2 m Wing area: 60 m2 Empty weight: 1,285 kg Gross weight: 1,900 kg Powerplant: 2 × M-11, 74.6 kW eachPerformance Maximum speed: 220 km/h Range: 370 km Armament Aircraft of comparable role and era Horten H. V Related lists List of aircraft


Skaramagas is a port town in the western part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Haidari, it is known for its large shipyard. It took its name by the Chiot merchant Amvrosios Skaramagas. Skaramagas is situated on the east coast of the Bay of a bay of the Saronic Gulf; the Aigaleo mountain to the east separates it from the rest of Athens. Skaramagas is 5 km west of Chaidari town centre, 6 km south of Aspropyrgos, 7 km southeast of Eleusis, 11 km west of Athens city centre. Greek National Road 8 passes through Skaramagas. Since 1937 Skaramagas harbour has been home to a shipyard of the Hellenic Navy. After destruction in World War II, it was refounded as a commercial shipyard in 1957, the Hellenic Shipyards Co.. In 2002, the port became owned by a German group of investors under the industrial leadership of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, which became a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp in 2005. In 1973, the Skaramagas harbour was the scene of an experiment carried out by Greek scientist Ioannis Sakkas, to test whether or not it was possible for Archimedes to use focused sunlight as a "heat ray" to burn Roman ships during the Siege of Syracuse.

This event is mentioned in ancient accounts but doubted by modern historians. In the 1973 experiment at Skaramagas harbour, 70 mirrors with a copper coating, such as were available in Archimedes' time, did focus enough sunlight to set on fire a plywood mock-up of a Roman warship at a distance of around 50 metres. Between November 1978 and May 1979, the Greek destroyer Tombazis underwent structural modifications at the shipyard. Official website of Municipality of Chaidari Hellenic Shipyards Co