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Maybelline

Maybelline New York, branded as Maybelline New York City, is an American-based New York City multinational cosmetics, skin care and personal care company headquartered in New York City was founded in New York City in 1915, based in New York City and a subsidiary of French cosmetics company L'Oréal. The Maybelline Company was founded in New York City by Thomas Lyle Williams on 1915. Williams noticed his older sister Mabel applying a mixture of Vaseline and coal dust to her eyelashes to give them a darker, fuller look, he produced a product sold locally called Lash-Brow-Ine. Williams renamed his eye beautifier Maybelline in her honor. In 1917, the company produced Maybelline Cake Mascara, "the first modern eye cosmetic for everyday use," and Ultra Lash, the first mass-market automatic, in the 1960s. In 1967, the company was sold by Williams to Plough Inc. in Tennessee. The entire cosmetic production facility was moved from Chicago to Memphis over one weekend. In 1975, the company moved to Little Rock, where it is still located.

In 1990, Schering-Plough sold Maybelline to Wasserstein Perella & Co.. Maybelline’s headquarters remained in Memphis until its acquisition by L'Oréal in 1996, its headquarters was moved to New York City in 1996 and its factory to Brooklyn in 2000. Maybelline received a boost when the company hired Lynda Carter as the company's beauty fashion coordinator after her television series ended. Josie Maran, Miranda Kerr, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Melina Kanakaredes, Zhang Ziyi, Siti Nurhaliza, Fasha Sandha, Sheetal Mallar, Julia Stegner, Jessica White and Kristin Davis have endorsed Maybelline products; the current faces of Maybelline are Adriana Lima, Christy Turlington, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Emily DiDonato, Beatriz Shantal, Jourdan Dunn, Gigi Hadid, Liza Soberano and Urassaya Sperbund. In 1991, the company adopted its advertising slogan “Maybelline, Maybelline Ooh La La”, used until 2001 when the tagline changed to " Maybe it’s Maybelline” There is reasonable evidence that Maybelline products were tested on animals.

In 1989, L’Oréal ceased to use animal testing in finished products prior to launch and committed to developing alternative methods. According to a 2010 report, though, it is required by law in some countries to use animal testing. In January 2019, Maybelline collaborated with the German fashion brand Puma for its limited edition collection, marketed as Maybelline X Puma, it was consisted of 5 products. Adriana Lima was chosen as the ambassador for the collaboration. Official Website

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol, was an English diplomat and a moderate royalist during the English Civil War. He was the son of Sir George Digby of Coleshill and Abigail, daughter of Sir Anthony Heveningham and educated at Magdalene College and the Inner Temple, he was knighted in 1606. He was the Member of Parliament for Hedon in 1610. On his arriving at Court, his charm, good looks and diplomatic ability gained him the favour of King James I, who sent him to Madrid as his ambassador to Spain during the early 1610s, he was rewarded by being created Baron Digby of Sherborne in 1618 and Earl of Bristol in 1622. Digby was a leading figure in the unsuccessful Spanish Match, the effort to marry Prince Charles to the Infanta Maria Anna of Spain. Digby was made the scapegoat for the failure of the marriage plan and ordered to reside on his estates. Charles after his accession offered Digby a return to royal favour if he would admit his blame for the failure of the match: Digby, a stubborn and hot-tempered man, could be terrifying in his anger, refused.

Charles, impeached him and sent him to the Tower of London. Ominously for the King's reputation, the House of Lords decided to hear Digby in his own defence first, his trial never proceeded, although he remained in the Tower until 1628, the affair damaged the King's reputation as a man of honour. The murder of the Duke of Buckingham in August 1628 caused Digby to reconsider his opposition to the King: like Strafford and others among the Lords he was alarmed at Parliament's increasing radicalism, he was formally reconciled with him. Charles, was slow to trust those who had opposed him and Digby had little influence at Court in the 1630s; as the political crisis of the early 1640s mounted, Digby emerged as a trusted and moderate royal adviser, along with his son George, Lord Digby. At the Council of Peers held at York in September 1640, the King showed an unprecedented willingness to listen to Bristol's criticism of his policy, agreed to his advice that a Parliament must be summoned. 1641 saw a complete reconciliation between the two men: Bristol with Lord Bedford became leader of the moderate Royalists in the House of Lords, working to achieve a compromise with John Pym, save the Earl of Strafford's life.

After the collapse of the attempt at compromise Bristol came to be seen as a "hardline" royalist: as such Parliament imprisoned him after the outbreak of the Civil War, although he was allowed to join the King at Oxford. After the Battle of Edgehill he was one of the "moderate party" who persuaded the King not to attempt to take London, which might have brought the war to a swift conclusion. After the King's defeat he moved to Paris and died there in 1653. Clarendon, who knew and liked Bristol, gave this sketch of him:"Of a grave aspect, of a presence which drew respect, a handsome man who by the extraordinary favour of King James to his person was Ambassador to Spain before he was 30. Though he was a man of great parts and a wise man in Council he was passionate and supercilious and was too voluminous in discourse so that he was not considered there with much respect." A modern historian praises him as the greatest servant of the English Crown of his generation, but humorously calls him "the terrible earl", on account of his hot temper and intimidating personality.

Lord Bristol lived at Dorset. He married Beatrice Walcott, widow of Sir John Dyve of Bromham, Bedfordshire, in 1609 and they had three surviving children: George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol Mary Digby, who married as his 2nd wife Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, she bore him one daughter, all of whom died in infancy. She died on 5 November 1648 whilst giving birth to a second daughter stillborn, she was buried in Eggesford Church, where is situated her memorial effigy. John Digby Through her previous marriage Lady Bristol was the mother of the prominent Royalist Sir Lewis Dyve. Digby was the uncle of Sir Kenelm Digby, English courtier, diplomat and a reputed natural philosopher; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Bristol, John Digby, 1st Earl of". Encyclopædia Britannica. Cambridge University Press. Short biography "Archival material relating to John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol". UK National Archives

Nadina LaSpina

Nadina LaSpina is an Italian-American disability rights activist and author. Active in the disability rights movement for 40 years, she is known for her work with Disabled in Action, ADAPT, The Disability Caucus, other groups, her first book, Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle and Disability Pride, is a memoir about her life and activism. She lives in New York City. LaSpina was born in a fishing village in Sicily; as a young child she contracted polio. Throughout her childhood she was the subject of constant pity and neighbors would call her "such a pretty girl" with the implication that it was a shame that such an attractive child was disabled. At the age of 13 she moved with her parents to the United States in the hopes of finding a cure and spent much of her adolescence in and out of hospitals, she attended St. John's University in Jamaica Plains and received a master's degree in Italian from New York University. LaSpina taught Italian at New York University, Fordham University, The New School, where she taught in the pioneering field of disability studies.

LaSpina has been involved with many movements. She has mobilized for disabled parking and public transportation access in New York City and was involved in the fight for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in programs that receive federal financial assistance, the first disability civil rights law to be enacted in the United States. LaSpina was an important figure in the struggle to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; as a result of her activism, LaSpina has been arrested over 50 times for civil disobedience. LaSpina spoke at the 2018 Women's March in New York City, where she discussed experience with sexual abuse while in the hospital and the prevalence of sexual abuse in women with disabilities, she was the Grand Marshall of the 2019 Disability Pride Parade in New York City. In her writing, LaSpina refutes stereotypical narratives of disability, she shows how harmful the overwhelming focus on pity and on an elusive cure can be for those with disabilities.

LaSpina's articles and stories have appeared in publications as varied as AbleNews and Ragged Edge, New Politics, And Then, Bookwoman. Her first book, Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle and Disability Pride, was published by New Village Press in 2019. Official website

Bregare Point

Bregare Point is the point projecting 2 km into Crates Bay on the northeast coast of Stresher Peninsula on Graham Coast in Graham Land, Antarctica. It is named after the settlement of Bregare in Northern Bulgaria. Bregare Point is located at 66°09′50″S 65°24′55″W, 5.1 km south-southeast of Starmen Point, 1.4 km southeast of Conway Island and 3 km southwest of the point formed by Lens Peak. British mapping in 1976. Antarctic Digital Database. Scale 1:250000 topographic map of Antarctica. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Since 1993 upgraded and updated. British Antarctic Territory. Scale 1:200000 topographic map. DOS 610 Series, Sheet W 66 64. Directorate of Overseas Surveys, Tolworth, UK, 1976. Bulgarian Antarctic Gazetteer. Antarctic Place-names Commission. Bregare Point. SCAR Composite Antarctic Gazetteer. Bregare Point. Copernix satellite imageThis article includes information from the Antarctic Place-names Commission of Bulgaria, used with permission

Matsutarō Kawaguchi

Matsutarō Kawaguchi was a Japanese novelist and film producer active during the Shōwa period of Japan. Kawaguchi was born in the plebeian Asakusa district of Tokyo into an impoverished family, he was forced to leave home at the age of 14 to seek employment. He started to write in his spare time, while working at various jobs, which included working in a pawn shop, as a tailor, a policeman and as a postman at one point in his life, he came to be acquainted with author Kubota Mantaro. Kawaguchi was arrested in Kamakura, Kanagawa in 1933, along with fellow literati Kume Masao and Satomi Ton for illegal card gambling. In 1935, Kawaguchi won the first Naoki Prize for a short story titled Tsuruhachi Tsurujirō, he followed this with a serialized novel, Aizen Katsura, a melodramatic love story involving a nurse and a doctor, which ran from 1936-1938. The story gained him considerable fame, it was made into a movie starring Kinuyo Tanaka and Ken Uehara, was the basis of numerous television series. After World War II, Kawaguchi resumed his literary activity, publishing novels.

He won the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for his novel Shigurejaya Oriku, a nostalgic series of episodes involving a prostitute who rose to become a brothel owner. Many of Kawaguchi's novels were adapted to film, he was long associated with Daiei Motion Picture Company. In 1965, he became a member of the Japan Academy of the Arts, he was awarded the Order of Culture by the Japanese government in 1973. His wife was the movie actress Aiko Mimasu. Kawaguchi won the Yoshikawa Eiji Prize for his novel Shigurejaya Oriku, a nostalgic series of episodes involving a farm girl, sold to a brothel, who rose to become owner of a famous Tokyo teahouse; the story was translated into English by Royall Tyler. Japanese literature List of Japanese authors Kawaguchi, Matsutarō. Mistress Oriku: Stories from a Tokyo Teahouse. Tran, Royall Tyler. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 4-8053-0886-9 Wakashiro, Kiiko. Sora yori no koe: Watakushi no Kawaguchi Matsutaro. Bungei Shunju. ISBN 4-16-342800-3 J'Lit | Authors: Matsutaro Kawaguchi | Books from Japan

Adrián Luna

Adrián Nicolás Luna Retamar is an Uruguayan footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Melbourne City. Born in Tacuarembó, Luna made his first team debuts with Defensor Sporting, on 6 February 2010, against Club Nacional de Football. In the 2010–11 season Luna was a regular starter for Defensor, he played 41 matches for Uruguayan club, scored 6 goals. On 23 May 2011, Luna signed a contract with a € 1 million fee. On 17 August 2011, Luna was loaned to Segunda División club Gimnàstic de Tarragona However, in January 2012, Luna returned to Espanyol and signed a contract with CE Sabadell FC, in a six-month loan. In August 2012, Luna was loaned to Club Nacional de Football, returned to his country. On 2 September 2013, his contract with Espanyol was rescinded. On 28 May 2016, Veracruz signed Luna from Venados. On 19 July 2019, Luna signed for Australian club Melbourne City on a two-year deal, he has been capped by the Uruguay national under-17 football team for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, by the Uruguay national under-20 football team for the 2011 South American Youth Championship and for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

CE Sabadell official profile Gimnàstic official profile Adrián Luna – FIFA competition record