This article is a list of fictional diseases, disorders and pathogens which appear in fiction where they have a major plot or thematic importance. They may be fictional psychological disorders, from mythological or fantasy settings, have evolved been genetically modified, or be any illness that came forth from the use of technology. Items in this list are followed by a brief description of other details. Disease in Fiction, its place in current literature Nestor Tirard, 1886. Vital Signs Medical Realism in Nineteenth-Century Fiction Lawrence Rothfield, 1992. ASIN B000J0QZSC Les malades imaginés: Diseases in fiction René Krémer. Journal: Acta Cardiologica, 2003. No Cure for the Future: Disease and Medicine in Science Fiction and Fantasy Gary Westfahl & George Slusser, 2002. ISBN 0-313-31707-0 Nineteenth-Century Narratives of Contagion Allan Conrad Christensen, 2005. ISBN 0-415-36048-X The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases Jeff VanderMeer & Mark Roberts. ISBN 0-553-38339-6
Kings Point is a census-designated place in Palm Beach County, United States. The population was 12,207 at the 2000 census. Kings Point is located at 26°26′46″N 80°8′23″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 12,207 people, 7,998 households, 3,599 families living in the CDP. The population density was 2,589.6/km². There were 10,494 housing units at an average density of 2,226.2/km². The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.10% White, 0.27% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.13% of the population. There were 7,998 households, out of which 0.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 55.0% were non-families. 52.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 47.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 1.51 and the average family size was 2.05. Of the residents, 0.2% were under the age of 18, 0.2% were 18 to 24, 1.8% were 25 to 44, 9.6% were 45 to 64, 88.1% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 78 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.0 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,010, the median income for a family was $34,761. Males had a median income of $35,275 versus $25,714 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $21,893. About 4.0% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.0% of those age 65 or over. As of 2000, English was the first language for 87.54% of all residents, while Yiddish accounted for 7.06%, Italian 1.14%, Spanish 0.85%, German 0.69%, Hungarian 0.53% of the population. Kings Point, an Oscar-nominated documentary about seniors living in Kings Point
The official discography of My Chemical Romance, an American rock band, consists of four studio albums, two live albums, three compilation albums, six extended plays, 25 singles, four video albums, 18 music videos, 13 original appearances on other albums. Shortly after forming, the band signed to Eyeball Records and released its first album, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love, in 2002, which has since sold over 100,000 copies; the band signed with Reprise Records the next year and released its major label debut, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, in 2004. The album was a commercial success and sold over 3.4 million copies due in part to the high airplay and sales of the singles "I'm Not Okay" and "Helena". The band released The Black Parade, its third studio album, in 2006, which sold over 4 million copies and features the successful singles "Welcome to the Black Parade", "Famous Last Words", "Teenagers"; the band's fourth studio album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, was released in 2010, sold over 600,000 copies, featured the successful single "Sing".
The band has been awarded gold and platinum sales certifications in various countries and has cumulatively sold over 8,800,000 albums and 8,122,500 singles worldwide. Official website My Chemical Romance artist profile at AllMusic My Chemical Romance discography at Discogs
Ole Lund Kirkegaard was a Danish writer of children's literature and youth literature and a teacher. He wrote about the interaction between adult and child; the main character in his books is an anti-hero. In 1969 he was awarded with the Danish Ministry of Culture's children book prize Kirkegaard grew up in Skanderborg just south of Aarhus and many of his stories were inspired by his own childhood experiences there, he illustrated his own books. On a cold winter night in 1979 Kirkegaard, on his way home, fell in the snow and could not get up again, after having had too much to drink, he froze to death at just 38 years of age. The street of Ole Lund Kirkegaards Stræde in Skanderborg, is named after him. In Danish: Lille Virgil, 1967 Albert, 1968 Orla Frøsnapper, 1969 Hodja fra Pjort, 1970 Otto er et næsehorn, 1972 Gummi-Tarzan, 1975 En flodhest i huset, 1978 Frode og alle de andre rødder, 1979 Per og bette Mads, 1981 Mig og Bedstefar - og så Nisse Pok, 1982 Tippe Tophat og andre fortællinger, 1982 Anton og Arnold flytter til byen, 1988 Anton og Arnold i det vilde vesten, 1988 Frække Friderik, 2008Only a few of his works have been translated into English.
This includes: "Otto is a Rhino: Story and Drawings", Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. 1976 The stories of Ole Lund Kirkegaard have inspired several Danish films, including a TV series in 1977. "Ole Lund Kirkegaard". Dutch website. Retrieved 2 October 2007. "Kirkegaard, Ole Lund-". Grote Winkler Prins. 1991
The 6 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1924 Summer Olympics program in Le Havre. A program of matches and semi-finals were scheduled. In case of a tie sail-off's would be held. 27 sailors, on 9 boats from 9 nations competed. Competitors who scored a first or a second place in the matches were qualified for the semi-finals. Legend: DNS – Did not start; the outcome of the formula must be less than 6 Metre. During these Olympic races boats were used of the following designers: During the Sailing regattas at the 1924 Summer Olympics among others the following persons were competing in the various classes: Eugen Lunde – Gold medalist Joop Carp Léon Huybrechts "Digital Library Collection". Digital Library Collection at la84.org. La84foundation. Retrieved 3 March 2014. "Paris 1924". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee
Synodontis nigriventris, the blotched upside-down catfish, is a species of upside-down catfish native to the Congo Basin of Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. Blotched upside-down catfish are small, reaching a maximum of 9.6 centimetres SL. Like other members of the family Mochikidae, they have large eyes, a large dorsal fin and three pair of barbels; these fish are adapted to spend most of their time upside-down. This is reflected in the fish's pigmentation – their bellies are darker than their backs, a form of countershading; these fish have lighter colors on the top of their bodies and darker colors below used for camouflage. The lighter colors on the top of them make it harder for predators to see the fish when looking up toward the sky but only when the fish are swimming upside-down. Synodontis nigriventris are nocturnal, feed on insects and plant matter; these fish lay eggs. The young fish do not swim upside-down. Adults rest upside down in the water.
They swim faster when upside down, are more to be upside down around objects or at the water bottom. The more objects around the fish, the more they tend to swim upside down; when close to an object, the fish puts its ventral side closest to the object. It swims in the middle of the water, preferring to swim either at the bottom or at the surface. By swimming upside down when it feeds, it can catch prey at the surface from beneath; the blotched upside-down catfish is well suited to aquariums because of its small size and peaceful demeanor. List of freshwater aquarium fish species Data related to Synodontis nigriventris at Wikispecies