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Marilyn Manson

Brian Hugh Warner, known professionally as Marilyn Manson, is an American singer, record producer, visual artist, music video director, former music journalist. He is known for his controversial stage personality and image as the lead singer of the band of the same name, which he co-founded with guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in 1989 and of which he remains the only constant member. Like the other founding members of the band, his stage name was formed by combining and juxtaposing the names of two opposing American cultural icons: actress Marilyn Monroe and criminal Charles Manson. Manson is best known for music released in the 1990s, most notably the albums Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals, which earned him a reputation in mainstream media as a controversial figure and negative influence on young people when combined with his public image. In the U. S. alone, three of the band's albums have been awarded platinum status and three more went gold, the band has had eight releases debut in the top 10, including two No. 1 albums.

Manson has been ranked at No. 44 on the list of the "Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists" by Hit Parader and, along with his band, has been nominated for four Grammy Awards. Manson made his film debut as an actor in David Lynch's Lost Highway, has since appeared in a variety of minor roles and cameos, he was interviewed in Michael Moore's political documentary about gun violence, Bowling for Columbine, discussing possible motivations for the 1999 Columbine massacre, after media speculation that the shooters were avid fans of Manson's music. In September 2002, his first art show, The Golden Age of Grotesque, was held at the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions center. At a 2010 exhibition at Kunsthalle gallery in Vienna, he unveiled Genealogies of Pain, a series of 20 paintings on which he collaborated with Lynch. Brian Hugh Warner was born in Canton, Ohio, on January 5, 1969, the only son of Barbara Warner Wyer and Hugh Angus Warner, he is of English and Irish descent. He has claimed that his mother, whose family hailed from the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, had Sioux heritage.

As a child, Warner attended his mother's Episcopal church. He attended Heritage Christian School from first to 10th grade. In that school, his instructors tried to show children what music they were not supposed to listen to. Warner transferred to GlenOak High School and graduated from there in 1987. After relocating with his parents, he became a student at Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1990, he was working towards a degree in journalism, gaining experience in the field by writing articles for the music magazine 25th Parallel. He interviewed musicians and soon met several of the musicians to whom his own work was compared, including Groovie Mann from My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, with the latter becoming his mentor and producing his debut album. Warner and guitarist Scott "Daisy Berkowitz" Putesky formed Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids following conversations at the Reunion Room in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989; the name was shortened to Marilyn Manson.

While with The Spooky Kids, Manson teamed with Jeordie White and Stephen Gregory Bier Jr. in two side-projects: Satan on Fire, a faux-Christian metal ensemble where he played bass guitar, drums in Mrs. Scabtree, a collaborative band formed with White and girlfriend Jessicka as a way to combat contractual agreements that prohibited Marilyn Manson from playing in certain clubs. In 1993, the band drew the attention of Trent Reznor, who produced their 1994 debut album Portrait of an American Family and released it on his Nothing Records label; the band began to develop a cult following, which grew larger on the Downward Spiral Tour that featured Nine Inch Nails and Jim Rose Circus along with the release of Smells Like Children in 1995. That EP yielded the band's first big MTV hit with "Sweet Dreams", a cover of the 1983 Eurythmics hit. Antichrist Superstar was an greater success. In the U. S. alone, three of the band's albums have been awarded two platinum and three more went gold, the band has had seven releases debut in the top ten, including two number-one albums.

Manson first worked as a producer with the band Jack Off Jill. He helped name the band and produced most of the band's early recordings, played guitar on the song "My Cat" and had the band open most of his South Florida shows. Manson wrote the liner notes to the band's album Humid Teenage Mediocrity 1992–1996, a collection of early Jack Off Jill recordings. Commentators have referred to the band's lead singer as being one of the most iconic and controversial figures in heavy metal music, with some going so far as to call him a "pop culture icon". Paste magazine said there were "few artists in the 90s as shocking as Marilyn Manson, the most famous of the shock-rockers". Manson has appeared as a guest performer on DMX's album Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood and on Godhead's 2000 Years of Human Error album – the only album released on his vanity label Posthuman. In 2011 it was revealed that Manson was to appear on the singer Skylar Grey's album Invinsible on the track entitled "Can't Haunt Me".

Manson released his eighth studio album, Born Villain, in May 2012. On November 10, 2014, Manson posted via his official Facebook page that his ninth studio album, The Pale Emperor, would be released on January 20, 2015. On A


Raposos is a Brazilian municipality located in the state of Minas Gerais. The city belongs to the mesoregion Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte and to the microregion of Belo Horizonte; the municipality contains the Raposos gold mines opened by the Saint John d'El Rey Mining Company around 1910. As of 1955 the main lodes were the Espiritu Santo, Mina Grande and Espiritu West, which were connected by underground workings and had reached a depth of about 640 metres. At the end of 1955 the Raposos mines had total reserves of 1,694,080 metric tons of ore with an average of 9.5 grams of gold per ton. The municipality contains about 10% of the 31,270 hectares Serra do Gandarela National Park, created in 2014. List of municipalities in Minas Gerais


Yaw-Yan called Sayaw ng Kamatayan, Filipino Martial art and Dance of Death, is a Filipino style of Kickboxing developed by Napoleon A. Fernandez and based on older Filipino martial arts. Since its inception in the 1970s, it has dominated the kickboxing scene in the Philippines and has proven effective against other stand-up fighting arts. Yaw-Yan resembles Muay Thai, but differs in the hip-torquing motion as well as the downward-cutting nature of its kicks, the emphasis on delivering attacks from long range. Yaw-yan practitioners participate in various Filipino mixed-martial arts tournaments such as the Universal Reality Combat Championship and Fearless Fighting; the originator of Yaw-Yan is Napoleon A. Fernandez or "Master Nap", a native of Quezon province, who studied Jujutsu; the word Yaw-Yan was derived from the last two syllables of Sayaw ng Kamatayan meaning "Dance of Death". Fernandez had a background in various martial arts such as Jeet Kune Do, Eskrima and Judo, he is said to have modified all the martial art forms that he studied and fused them to create a martial art form, deadly to opponents and "advantageous to the build of Filipinos".

Yaw Yan was introduced to the public in 1972. It includes elements of striking, grappling and knife fighting, additional kickboxing material, it reflected the growing popularity of Kickboxing during the 1970s to 1980s, from the 1990s to the Mixed martial arts in the Philippines as well as worldwide. The forearm strikes, punches, dominating palms, hand movements are empty-hand translations of the bladed weapons. There are 12 "bolo punches" which were patterned from traditional Filipino martial art of eskrima

Botallack Mine

The Botallack Mine is a former mine in Botallack in the west of Cornwall, England, UK. Since 2006 it has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage SiteCornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape; the mine is within the Aire Point to Carrick Du Site of Special Scientific Interest and the South West Coast Path passes along the cliff. The village of Botallack is on the B3306 road, in a former tin and copper mining area between the town of St Just in Penwith and the village of Pendeen. Botallack was a submarine mine in places for half a mile. Over its recorded lifetime the mine produced around 14,500 tonnes of tin, 20,000 tonnes of copper, 1,500 tonnes of arsenic. An estimated 1.5 million tonnes of waste would have been dug up with the minerals. It is unclear. Early records date from the 1500s; some archaeological evidence points to mining here in the Roman era or as far back as the Bronze Age. Henry Boynes was captain of the mine in the early 18th-century and opened a ″deep adit level,″, driven to the Corpus Christi lode in the higher mine.

The first steam-engine was put to work at Carnyorth Moor in either 1795 or about 1810, depending on the source. In the first half of the 19th-century, the average price of Botallack tin was £64 4s a ton; the abolition of tin duty of 4s per 120 lbs to the Duke of Cornwall in 1838 helped to keep the mine operating despite a decline in the price of tin to £45 per ton. In the 1860s a new diagonal shaft was dug. A visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1865, when they descended the shaft, created a mini-boom in tourism, causing the mine operators to charge visitors a guinea per person. Increasing suppy of tin – from Malaysia, Banka Island, Sumatra, in the 1870s onwards from Australia – along with a fall in demand for tinplate in the American market, caused the price of tin to fall, causing many Cornish mines to close; the managers decided in January 1883 to stop the Botallack and Crowns engines, because the number of men employed below ground was not sufficient to meet the costs of keeping the engines going.

On 2 October 1883 the renewed setts, which extended over 2 miles – comprising Wheal Cock, the Crowns and Higher Mine – were put up for auction as a ″going concern.″ It included four pumping and three winding engines, two steam stamps, plus other appliances. At the auction it was stated that the mine ″... only needs from £20,000 to £25,000 to be put in good working order...″ There were no bids for the mine. The following shafts were working in 1884, Botallack engine-shaft, 220 fathoms deep and worked with a 30 inches cylinder Crowns engine-shaft, 130 fathoms deep and worked with a 36 inches cylinder Wheal Cock engine-shaft, 160 fathoms deep and worked with a 30 inches cylinder Carnyorth engine-shaft, 130 fathoms deep and worked with a 30 inches cylinder Wheal Cock skip-shaft, 170 fathoms deep Botallack skip-shaft, 205 fathoms deep Carnyorth skip-shaft, 124 fathoms deep Wheal Hazzard skip-shaft, 100 fathoms deep Chy Cornish skip-shaft, 100 fathoms deep Pearce's skip-shaft, 130 fathoms deep Bullion skip-shaft, 185 fathoms deep Durloe skip-shaft, 70 fathoms deep Rodd's skip-shaft, 60 fathoms deep Boscawen diagonal-shaft, about 500 fathoms long, perpendicular depth 240 fathoms and 300 fathoms under the sea Approximately ten other shafts varying in depth from a few fathoms to 50 fathoms deep.

Other engines, Botallack stamping-engine, 30 inches cylinder Carnyorth stamping-engine, 24 inches cylinder Carn whim, 27 inches cylinder Davy's whim, 26.5 inches cylinder Carnyorth, 22 inches cylinder saw-mill, 14 inches cylinder air-compressor, 14 inches cylinder. A total of 265 were employed and the monthy wage was £800 per month; the average monthly yield of the mine was about 19 tons of tin, 3 tons of copper and 4 tons of arsenic. The mine closed in 1895 as a result of falling copper prices; the mining developments around Botallack form part of the St Just mining district's successful inclusion in the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage site, inscribed in July 2006. The engine houses in the Crowns section of Botallack Mine are set low down the cliffs north of Botallack. There are the remains of another pair on the cliff slopes above; the workings of Botallack Mine extend inland as far as the St Just to St Ives road, at times included Wheal Cock further to the north-east.

The mine buildings on Botallack Cliffs are protected by the National Trust. There are two arsenic works opposite the Botallack Mine count house. At the top of the cliffs there are the remains of one of the mine's arsenic-refining works; the mineral Botallackite has its type locality here. The 1970s BBC television series Poldark was filmed in Botallack, using Manor Farm as Nampara. More filming for the new Poldark series took place here. Media related to Botallack Mine at Wikimedia Commons

Surendranagar Junction railway station

Surendranagar Junction railway station belongs to Western Railway of Rajkot Division. It is located in Surendranagar district of Gujarat State. Sir Lakhdhiraji Waghji, who ruled from 1922 until 1948, acted as a ruler, manager and policeman of the state with great authority. Sir Waghji, like other contemporary rulers of Saurashtra, built roads and a railway network, connecting Wadhwan and Morbi. Surendranagar-Rajkot section was laid in 1905. Gauge conversion of Viramgam-Hapa section via Surendranagar, Wankaner was completed by 1980. Morvi State Railway was merged into the Western Railway on 5 November 1951. About 108 passenger trains arrive at this station. There were trains Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Kamakhya, Gandhidham, Wankaner etc

Brides (2004 film)

Brides is a 2004 Greek film directed by Pantelis Voulgaris. The film stars Victoria Haralabidou and Damian Lewis, the photography is by Giorgos Arvanitis. Set in 1922, is the story of a mail order bride, one of 700, aboard the SS King Alexander, who falls in love with an American photographer, she is bound for her new husband, in Chicago, he is on his way home to a failed marriage. The film was entered into the 27th Moscow International Film Festival; the film was supported by Martin Scorsese, credited as executive producer. Damian Lewis as Norman Harris Victoria Haralabidou as Niki Douka Andréa Ferréol as Emine Evi Saoulidou as Haro Dimitris Katalifos as Captain Irini Iglesi as Miss Kardaki Evelina Papoulia as Marion Steven Berkoff as Karaboulat winner: 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Film 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Actress 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Music 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Cinematography 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Scenography 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Editing 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Make up 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Best Sound 2004: Greek State Film Awards for Costume Designnominated: 2005: Moscow International Film Festival for Golden St. George Brides on IMDb Brides at Rotten Tomatoes Nyfes at Greek Center of Film Nyfes at Cine