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Marisa Monte

Marisa de Azevedo Monte is a Brazilian singer, composer and producer of Brazilian popular music and samba. As of 2011, she had sold 10 million albums worldwide and has won numerous national and international awards, including four Latin Grammys, seven Brazilian MTV Video Music Awards, nine Multishow de Música Brasileira awards, 5 APCAs, six Prêmio TIM de Música. Marisa is considered by Rolling Stone Brasil to be the second greatest singer, behind only Elis Regina, she has two albums on the list of the 100 best albums of Brazilian music. Monte was born in Rio de Janeiro, daughter of the engineer Carlos Saboia Monte and Sylvia Marques de Azevedo Monte. On her father's side, she is descended from the Saboias, one of the oldest Italian families in Brazil, she studied singing and drums as a child, began studying opera singing at 14. After failing to break through into 1980s Brazilian pop rock she went into semi-exile in Italy, where she met the famous producer Nelson Motta. Thereafter she became a hybrid of pop rock performer.

While most of her music is in the style of modern MPB, she has recorded traditional samba and folk tunes in collaboration with such musicians and songwriters as Carlinhos Brown, Arnaldo Antunes, Nando Reis and producer Arto Lindsay. She has collaborated with the New York pop music vanguard, including Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Marc Ribot, Bernie Worrell and Philip Glass. Aged 19, she moved to Rome. After that, she began appearing in bars and nightclubs singing Brazilian music, accompanied by friends. One of these shows was attended by the producer Nelson Motta, who directed her first show in Rio de Janeiro upon her return; the Veludo Azul show had seasons in Rio and São Paulo, caught the attention of record companies. Monte was invited to record her first special by the television program TV Manchete, called MM, released on LP and VHS, her first big hit appeared on this album, "Bem Que Se Quis". Her hit was played exhaustively on Brazilian radio stations, was included on the soundtrack of Lauro César Muniz's soap opera O Salvador de Pátria on the Globo network.

The soundtrack sold 500 thousand copies and is No. 62 on the list of 100 greatest Brazilian music albums. In 1991, Marisa Monte released her second album, titled Mais, on EMI; this album produced the hit "Beija Eu", considered one of the best MPB songs, coming in at the 26th position, in a study published by journalist Zeca Camargo on Portal G1. In 1994, she released her third album, Anil, Cor-de-Rosa e Carvão; this album is on the list of the 100 best albums of Brazilian music, in position No. 87. In 2000, she released Memórias, Crônicas, e Declaracões de Amor, followed by a DVD of the same name in 2001, being a recording of her performances over three nights at the ATL Hall, in Rio de Janeiro. In 2011, she contributed a collaboration with Devendra Banhart and Rodrigo Amarante "Nú Com A Minha Música" for the Red Hot Organization's most recent charitable album Red Hot+Rio 2, a follow-up to the 1996 Red Hot+Rio. On 12 August 2012, at the London 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony, Monte was the first Brazilian singer performing during Rio de Janeiro's side of the Olympic Flag handover – she sang the classical Brazilian piece "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5", representing Brazilian folklore's Yemanjá deity.

She sang, alongside Brazilian performers BNegão and Seu Jorge, the samba "Aquele Abraço", translated as "That embrace", closing Rio's presentation for the occasion while Pelé was revealed to be present at the ceremony, disguised as Rio's traditional "Malandro do Morro". Monte owns the rights to all of her songs, she released her single "Nao E Proibido", used in the soundtrack of a video game by EA Sports, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Memórias, Crônicas, e Declaracões de Amor Official website French site on Marisa Monte


Rumburgh is a village in Suffolk in England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 327, its name is first found in this entry in Latin in the Register of St Benet's Abbey of Hulme near Horning north of Norwich, which can be dated to 1047-64:... in cella quadam que Romburch dicitur... = "in a certain cell, called Romburch". This refers to the founding of Rumburgh Priory, the church of which remains as the parish church of St Michael & St Felix, its name is supposed to come from Anglo-Saxon rūn-burh = "council fort", or hrōna-burh = "fort made of logs", or rūm-burh = "spacious fort". Media related to Rumburgh at Wikimedia Commons map

Jim Brass

James Brass is a fictional character from the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Paul Guilfoyle. He made his first screen appearance in the show's pilot, broadcast on October 6, 2000, he was credited in 317 episodes. Guilfoyle's departure was announced in March 2014 and his character left on May 7, 2014; the character appeared in every episode during his run, with the exception of "Felonious Monk" from season two, "Gum Drops" and "The Unusual Suspect" from season six, "Leaving Las Vegas" from season seven, "Blood Moon", "All That Cremains" and "Cello and Goodbye" from season eleven and "Bittersweet", "Seeing Red", "Malice in Wonderland" and "Dune and Gloom" from season twelve, "Wild Flowers" and "Dead Air" from season thirteen, "Last Supper", "Killer Moves", "Consumed" from season fourteen. He appeared in 303 episodes. On March 24, 2014 it was announced that Jim would be leaving CSI: Crime Scene Investigation by the end of season 14. Guilfoyle was written out of the show.

The actor found out that he would not be returning for the fifteenth season the week before the announcement. Executive producers Carol Mendelsohn and Don McGill stated "In a show about forensics, fans always looked forward to the handcuffs coming out, Capt. Brass putting his spin on the crime of the week, just as Paul Guilfoyle put his indelible stamp on the character and the show, he will be missed." Jim left the team on May 7, 2014 but returned for the series finale in season 15. Brass enlisted in the United States Marine Corps fresh out of high school and did two tours of duty in the Vietnam War, he graduated from Seton Hall University with a degree in history. After the war, he joined the Newark Police. Brass spent 20 years working his way up to homicide detective in New Jersey. Before he became a homicide detective, he was assigned to Vice. While working in Vice, he worked hard to clean up his department, earning the enmity of many of his former colleagues. Brass, under stress, sometimes drank and would cover it up by popping cough drops to hide the smell of alcohol on his breath.

While his wife Nancy was having an affair with Vice cop Mike O'Toole, Brass was busy with his own affair with another member of the vice squad, Annie Kramer, who moved to Los Angeles and was promoted to captain. Brass claims that it was Nancy's affair that ruined their marriage, rather than the other way around, that she just wanted a way out. Brass came to Las Vegas. Early on, Brass and other officers new to the force were courted by Undersheriff McKeen in regards to taking bribes, the entire group having been invited to McKeen's for a barbecue. Brass made it clear he was not for sale and said he was not invited to any more gatherings after that. However, he was much a player and a partier, describing work as "an interruption to his fun", he had a fling with former officer Ann-Marie Tolsom, his name turning up on a list of those who had had physical relations with her when she was believed killed by her ex-husband. Brass left his wilder side behind, began running the CSI department, more as an administrator than as an investigator.

Showing as an example of how much he trusts the team, Brass has stated that he would want Gil Grissom's CSI team to investigate his murder. Brass used to have Grissom's job as the supervisor of the CSI team. After young CSI Holly Gribbs was murdered on her first day in the field, he lost his position to Grissom. Brass was given the position as a homicide detective serving as the legal muscle for the CSI team and the one who does most of the arresting and interrogating of suspects. Brass is shown to favor heavy-caliber weaponry including a USP.45 handgun and a Remington 870 shotgun. In the two-part episode "A Bullet Runs Through It", Brass tries to counsel Detective Sofia Curtis, who believes she may have accidentally killed another officer in a chaotic shoot-out with a gang of drug dealers, he is stunned and guilt-ridden to realize that he was the one that killed the officer. At the officer's funeral, his widow approached, when Brass tried to explain how sorry he was, she told him that she knew it was not his fault.

While Brass could never be accused of being a "soft cop", he has a reputation for adhering to the rules and witty sarcasm when interviewing suspects. In the episode "Who and What", after the FBI's Jack Malone slams a suspect's head on the table, Brass rushes in and pulls him off, saying "If you want to rendition him to Gitmo, be my guest, but in this house, we play by the rules." In the episode "You Kill Me", after David Hodges creates a fictional story in which Brass uses his night stick on a suspect, fellow lab tech Henry comments "Captain Brass isn't the type of cop that smacks suspects around." At the end of season 8, in "For Gedda", Brass tells CSI Warrick Brown "I hope you remember how lucky you are", after Warrick is cleared of a murder charge. Warrick is murdered at the end of the episode. In the season 9 premiere, "For Warrick", Brass is shown to be stricken with guilt over these words. Brass has a good working relationship with other members of the team. Protective of his colleagues, he is the one to draw his gun and does not like it when the CSIs try to take dangerous m

Dzhegov Rock

Dzhegov Rock is the solitary rock in eastern Prince Charles Strait, South Shetland Islands in Antarctica extending 40 m in southeast-northwest direction and 30 m in southwest-northeast direction. It is “named after Captain Simeon Dzhegov, Director in 1987 of the Bulgarian company Ocean FisheriesBurgas whose ships operated in the waters of South Georgia, the South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula from 1970 to the early 1990s; the Bulgarian fishermen, along with those of the Soviet Union and East Germany are the pioneers of modern Antarctic fishing industry.” Dzhegov Rock is located at 61°04′58.2″S 54°28′21″W, 1.2 km south-southeast of the west extremity of Cornwallis Island, 700 m west-southwest of its south extremity Gaydarov Point, 9.9 km east-northeast of Cape Valentine on Elephant Island. British mapping of the area in 1822, 1972 and 2009. Chart of South Shetland including Coronation Island, &c. from the exploration of the sloop Dove in the years 1821 and 1822 by George Powell Commander of the same.

Scale ca. 1:200000. London: Laurie, 1822. British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 61 54. Directorate of Overseas Surveys. Tolworth, UK, 1972 South Shetland Islands: Elephant and Gibbs Islands. Scale 1:220000 topographic map. UK Antarctic Place-names Committee, 2009 Antarctic Digital Database. Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Since 1993 upgraded and updated Dzhegov Rock. SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Dzhegov Rock. Copernix satellite imageThis article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, used with permission

Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War

Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War is a six-part story arc in the Tales of the Jedi series of comic books written by Kevin J. Anderson; the first issue was published on August 1995 by Dark Horse Comics. The story is set in the Star Wars galaxy 3,996 years before the Battle of Yavin in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, continues the story of Ulic Qel-Droma and Exar Kun; the story shows how the current Mandalore shows great loyalty to Ulic. Mandalore the Indomitable, wage war on the Teta system. Mandalore challenges Ulic Qel-Droma to a duel, which Ulic accepts on the terms that if he wins, he shall receive control of the Mandalorian warriors. Ulic wins, recruits Mandalore and his army to fight for the Sith, they begin to plan a devastating attack on Coruscant. The Sith War: Edge of the Whirlwind The Sith War: The Battle of Coruscant The Sith War: The Trial of Ulic Qel-Droma The Sith War: Jedi Holocaust The Sith War: Brother Against Brother The Sith War: Dark Lord Dominus Mandalore the Indomitable Mandalore the Ultimate Rooks Tedryn Zona Luka Dark Horse Listing for issue 1 Dark Horse Listing for issue 2 Dark Horse Listing for issue 3 Dark Horse Listing for issue 4 Dark Horse Listing for issue 5 Dark Horse Listing for issue 6 Listing Official CargoBay Listing

CERN Open Hardware Licence

The CERN Open Hardware Licence is a license used in open-source hardware projects. It was created by CERN, which published version 1.0 in March 2011. Version 1.1 was published in July 2011. Version 1.2 was published in September 2013.. Version 2.0, which utilizes a simplified language and covers integrated circuit designs, is being drafted. Contrary to most of license names, the CERN OHL uses the British English spelling licence, not the American English spelling license containing an s. On the CERN OHL website they have a list of projects using their license; these projects include: Most projects in the Open Hardware Repository OHR Gizmo For You Ltd SimpleMachines Tinkerforge Bricks and Bricklets AXIOM – digital cinema camera SatNOGS-the open satellite ground station network UPSat-the first open hardware satellite 1 Mycroft Mark 1 – smart speaker with open-source digital assistant A Free Beer variation, brewed for the RMLL 2012 and recipe placed under the CERN OHL 1.1 The tristimulus colorimeter Colorhug2 uses version 1.1 of this license.

The synchrotron instrumentation PandAbox which chorographs experiments at particle accelerator and other facilities The Monero Hardware Wallet The first Monero hardware wallet The CERN OHL is an accepted free content license according to the Free Cultural Works definition. Open-source hardware Open content CERN Open Hardware Licence