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List of World Heritage Sites in India

The United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization World Heritage Sites are important places of cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. There are 38 World Heritage Sites located in India; these include seven natural sites and one mixed-criteria site. India has the sixth largest number of sites in the world. Name: as listed by the World Heritage Committee Region: of the States and territories of India Period: time period of significance of construction'UNESCO d: the site's reference number. Description: brief description of the site Manas Wildlife Sanctuary was listed as being in danger in 1992, but was removed in 2011 following significant improvements. Hampi was added to the List of World Heritage Sites in Danger in 1999, but removed in 2006 following successful conservation efforts. Kumbh Mela, organised in every 12 years in different holy places in India viz. Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Nashik, Maharashtra is selected in UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2017.

The list shows the number of the heritage Sites in India by statewise. Apart from the 38 sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, there is a list of tentative sites for recognition, submitted to the UNESCO Committee for evaluation and acceptance; this procedure of prelisting is a prerequisite for the nominations for the World Heritage List to be accepted. Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Nepal have expressed their support in inscribing more sites from India. UNESCO INDIA Seven UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites In India

The Kentucky Cycle

The Kentucky Cycle is a series of nine one-act plays by Robert Schenkkan that explores American mythology the mythology of the West, through the intertwined histories of three fictional families struggling over a portion of land in the Cumberland Plateau. The play won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; the Kentucky Cycle was the result of several years of development, starting in New York City at New Dramatists and the Ensemble Studio Theatre. The two-part, six-hour epic was further developed at the Taper Lab New Work Festival Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum and the Sundance Institute; the complete cycle of short plays had its world premiere in June 1991 at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Washington. It was produced as part of the Mark Taper Forum's 25th Anniversary Season on January 18, 1992; the play was awarded the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the first time in the history of the award that a play was so honored which had not first been presented in New York City. This feat would be repeated in 2003 with Nilo Cruz's Anna in the Tropics.

The Kentucky Cycle won both the PEN Centre West and the 1993 L. A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. In 1993 it was produced at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D. C; the play opened on Broadway on November 14, 1993 at the Royale Theatre and closed on December 12, 1993 after 33 performances and 15 previews. It was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award, as well as three Tony Awards. Confronted by the massive Tony success of its Pulitzer successor, Tony Kushner's Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, the production failed to garner a single award; the Broadway opening night cast included John Aylward, Lillian Garrett-Groag, Gail Grate, Katherine Hiler, Ronald Hippe, Gregory Itzin, Stacy Keach, Ronald William Lawrence, Scott MacDonald, Tuck Milligan, Randy Oglesby, Jeanne Paulson, Stephen Lee Anderson, Michael Hartman, Philip Lehl, Patrick Page, Susan Pellegrino, James Ragland, Jennifer Rohn, Novel Sholars, Lee Simon, Jr. The director was Warner Shook.

The play generated controversy with some Kentucky writers. Others lauded. In 2001, the play was directed in Eastern Kentucky by a native Kentuckian with a cast that included both local and out-of-state actors, it continues to be produced across the United States, is published by Dramatists Play Service. In 1995, it was announced that the cable network HBO would produce a miniseries of The Kentucky Cycle, with Kevin Costner to direct, star in and produce. In 1996, it was reported that Costner had another project and HBO was looking for another director. In 2002, a article noted. Source: Dramatists Play Service Masters of the Trade Michael Rowen deceives the Native Americans, gaining land and causing the tribe's death. Courtship of Morning Star Michael Rowen rapes Morning Star, producing a son, Patrick; the Homecoming Patrick Rowen kills both Michael Rowen and Joe Talbert and claims Rebecca Talbert as his wife, starting a cycle of revenge between the two families. Ties That Bind Patrick Rowen in debt, loses all he owns to the Talberts and becomes a sharecropper on his own land.

God's Great Supper Jed Rowen recounts his haunting experiences in the Civil War, including his family's successful revenge against the Talberts as well as his encounters with William Clarke Quantrill. Tall Tales Working for the coal companies, a smooth-talking man named J. T. Wells swindles the Rowens out of their land. Fire in the Hole A union organizer attempts to rally Mary Anne Rowen's family and fellow miners into striking against the Blue Star Mining Company. Which Side Are You On? An underhanded deal between the union and the Blue Star Mining Company pits Joshua Rowen, James Talbert Winston, Franklin Biggs against each other; the War On Poverty Three descendants of the Rowen and Biggs lines find something unexpected buried on the original Rowen homestead, shortly before they are to sell the land forever. Frank Rich, in his review for The New York Times, wrote that "'The Kentucky Cycle' is best enjoyed as a melodramatic pageant, an entertaining one until it turns pedagogical when its story reaches the 20th century early in Part 2."This play has been criticized, notably by University of Kentucky Dwight Billings as perpetuating stereotypes of Appalachia, saying "On the one hand, its population has been represented as a cultural other, out of step with mainstream life.

On the other hand, its economy has been pictured either as an empty space of backwardness waiting to be filled by capitalism, or, conversely, as a zone of total dependency and exploitation, a metaphor for all, wrong with the American political economy." Either portrayal, Billings argues, are "essentialist" views that reduce the complexity of Appalachia and its people to a one-dimensional preconception. Sources: Playbill Vault; the Kentucky Cycle. New York: Plume. ISBN 0-452-26967-9; the Kentucky Cycle at the Internet Broadway Database The Kentucky Cycle at the Internet Broadway Database

The Used

The Used is an American rock band from Orem, Utah that formed in January 2001. The group consists of vocalist Bert McCracken, bassist Jeph Howard, drummer Dan Whitesides, guitarist Joey Bradford; the group signed to Reprise Records and rose to fame in June 2002 after releasing their self-titled debut album. They followed up with their second album, In Love and Death, in September 2004 and their third album, Lies for the Liars, in May 2007. Shallow Believer, an EP that featured most of the band's B-sides, was released in February 2008, their fourth studio album, was released in August 2009. A fifth album, was released in March 2012 through the independent label Hopeless Records. In 2013 they released another EP: The Ocean of the Sky, their sixth album, Imaginary Enemy, released in April 2014. Their seventh studio album, The Canyon, was released October 27, 2017, their eighth studio album, will be released April 24, 2020. They have enjoyed much success with their albums achieving gold and platinum statuses in many countries worldwide.

The Used formed in January 2001 with Branden Steineckert, Quinn Allman, Jeph Howard, Bert McCracken. Before McCracken joined the band they only had music prepared, but did not have lyrics and required a vocalist, they held auditions at Howard's residence, but the band was not satisfied with any of the vocalists, describing the auditions as "terrible". Allman asked Bert McCracken if he was interested in joining the band. McCracken was impressed with the material. After being given music that the band had written, McCracken wrote the lyrics to what would become "Maybe Memories" and returned the next day to record a demo version of the song. McCracken was officially confirmed as being the band's vocalist. Throughout all of this, the band members suffered from poverty and substance abuse, panhandling for change in order to buy food; the members decided upon the name "Used" after friends claimed they felt "used" when contact with the band members waned as they became more engrossed in the project. The founder liked the way McCracken could scream and as soon as he auditioned, McCracken was recording songs in his closet.

They continued to write songs together and recorded a demo album in drummer Steineckert's bedroom titled Demos from the Basement. Steineckert sent their songs to producer John Feldmann from the ska group Goldfinger. On hearing the song "A Box Full of Sharp Objects", Feldman flew the band to Los Angeles on his own dime and helped them find a record label, they received little interest. After sending copies of their demo to many record companies, they began to receive offers, they decided to sign to Reprise Records the first week of January 2002, only 1 year after the band had formed. In 2002, it was discovered that a Boston band had trademarked the name "Used." The band decided to add "The" to their name, thus becoming "The Used". Their self-titled debut album, produced by John Feldmann, was released on June 25, 2002 to critical acclaim; the album featured the singles: "The Taste of Ink", "Buried Myself Alive", "Blue and Yellow", with all three entering the charts and the album being certified platinum.

They went on to play Warped Tour and Projekt Revolution, as well as Box Car Racer's first and only tour. During these tours, they employed a touring guitarist named Greg Bester, he was forced to return to his home country when he couldn't get a working visa. The band received much recognition when Bert McCracken dated Kelly Osbourne and appear on an episode of the TV show The Osbournes titled "Beauty and the Bert". In July 2003, they released; the CD features live, rare unreleased tracks, demo material, while the DVD features the history of the band, member bios, part of a live concert. Maybe Memories has been certified platinum. In 2004, lead vocalist McCracken's ex-girlfriend died of a drug overdose while pregnant with his child, their second studio album was thus named In Love and Death, released as a reference to the tragedy McCracken dealt with during the recording. The song "Hard to Say" was a reference to McCracken's ex-girlfriend. In Love and Death received positive reviews and spawned three singles: "Take It Away", "All That I've Got", "I Caught Fire", before being re-released in 2005.

"Under Pressure" was featured as a bonus track pressings. The album has been certified platinum. After finishing up an international tour for the album, they took about eight months off before starting to work on their next album. On September 12, 2006, the Used announced, they said they felt they needed to move forward without him, that there was a personality conflict between Steineckert and another band member. In late 2006, it was announced drummer Dan Whitesides of The New Transit Direction would replace Steineckert. Steineckert has since joined Rancid. On February 6, 2007, they released a live album, which includes a DVD that features video of their performance at the Taste of Chaos 2005 tour in Vancouver and a CD that features it on audio; the DVD includes a biography of the band and four music videos. The biography depicts the band after the release of Maybe Memories, leading into the creation of In Love and Death; the sale of Berth lead it to be certified as gold. They spent most of the early part of 2007 on the Taste of Chaos tour before their third album, Lies for the Liars, was released

Coquito nuts

Coquito nuts are the fruits from a feather-leaved palm, Jubaea chilensis, native to Chile, having a thick trunk from, obtained a sugary sap used for making wine and a syrup, cultivated as an ornamental in warm dry regions. Coquito nuts look like miniature coconuts and have a similar flavor to coconuts, they have a white interior with a hollow center. They measure about 1⁄2 to 3⁄4 inch in diameter, they are edible, are crunchy, with an almond-like sweetness. Coquito nuts referred to as coker nuts, pygmy coconuts or monkey's coconut, are the fruit of a Chilean palm tree; the tree, Jubaea chilensis, takes up to fifty years to achieve maturity, is native to the coastal valleys of Chile. This palm is grown in Mediterranean-type climates worldwide, including in the state of California. Coquito nuts can be eaten raw or cooked. Whole or chopped coquito nuts can be added to a variety of foods, including desserts, savoury foods, drinks, they are grown year round, will stay edible for up to three weeks if kept in a refrigerator.

Below is a table of nutrients contained with 1 serving of coquito nuts, based on a 2000 calorie diet

Tommy Joe Coffey

Tommy Joe Coffey was a Canadian Football League wide receiver and place kicker who played for the Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Toronto Argonauts. Tommy Joe has 6 grandchildren and 13 great grand children. In his fourteen-year career he caught 650 passes for a total of 63 touchdowns, he surpassed 1,000 yards receiving 4 times: 1963 to 1965 and 1969, his most prolific year being 1965 with 81 receptions for 1,286 yards. His best TD totals were 1962 and 1969 with 11, his best point totals 1969 with 148 points and 1962 with 129, he was replaced as the Tiger Cat place kicker by Ian Sunter after the 1971 season, hitting only 11 of 27 field goal attempts. He played some defense in his first two years, intercepting 3 balls in 1959 and 1 in 1960. Coffey was a member of two Grey Cup winning teams, in 1967 and 1972, both with Hamilton against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the 1967 season, catching 42 passes for 683 yards and 5 touchdowns and hitting 18 of 27 field goal attempts for a total of 107 points.

In the 55th Grey Cup game, he scored 3 points as a kicker. In the 1967-1972 span with Hamilton, he scored 603 points, third on their all-time list, see Hamilton Tiger-Cats all-time records and statistics. In 1968 Coffey's Tiger-Cat helmet was stolen from a pool hall. 48 years in November 2015, Coffey was reunited with his stolen helmet. He was elected into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1977 and voted one of the CFL's top 50 players by the Canadian sports network TSN. Playing in the 1967 Grey Cup game on YouTube

Harlan & Alondra

Harlan & Alondra is the debut studio album by American rapper Buddy. It was released on July 2018 by RCA Records; the album was produced by Mike & Keys, Brody Brown, Jake One, DJ Khalil, Jahaan Sweet, Scoop DeVille. Guest features include ASAP Ferg, Ty Dolla Sign, Snoop Dogg and Guapdad 4000. On March 7, 2018, Buddy released the first single from titled "Black", with an accompanying music video coming out the following week. On May 10, the second single "Trouble on Central" was released, a video after the album's release. In June and July, he put out two more songs, "Hey Up There" and "Trippin'", to further promote the project. Writing for Pitchfork, Briana Younger said "Buddy emerges as one of the region’s most versatile artists. Like a bluesman who still believes things get better, he offsets their weighty revelations masked in revelry with something that feels more soothing. Part conversation and part confessional, Harlan & Alondra is an alternative take on one of pop culture’s most fabled cities.

Buddy drops the top and extends an invitation to ride with him, reminding us along the way that though it may not always be sunny by the beach, it’s always worthwhile." Credits adapted from Tidal Notes^ signifies a co-producer "Real Life Shit", "Legend", "Speechless" and "Young" features background vocals from Rose Gold "Hey Up There" features background vocals from Kent Jamz "Trouble on Central" features background vocals from Joyce Wrice "The Blue" features background vocals from Quiñ and Terrace Martin "Young" interpolates "Liberation" performed by Outkast and Cee-lo