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Bridgeland Community, Texas

Bridgeland Community is an 11,401-acre master-planned community under construction in unincorporated Harris County, Texas to the northwest of Houston between U. S. Highway 290 and Interstate 10. Bisecting Bridgeland is Segment E of the Grand Parkway, a 15.2-mile thoroughfare that broke ground in 2011 and opened in December 2013. Planned for 20,000 homes and 65,000 residents, Bridgeland is being developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, which develops The Woodlands and Summerlin. Bridgeland was named Community of the Year in 2009 by the National Association of Home Builders and was Developer of the Year in 2011 by the Texas Association of Builders. Bridgeland is located along the eastern boundary of the Katy Prairie and traversed by a portion of the Cypress Creek riparian corridor. In the mid-1800s, European settlers began to establish small farms within the Katy Prairie, growing corn and cotton and raising cattle; the land became used for rice farming during the 1940s and through the next two decades.

After rice production ceased, the fields were converted to improved pastures to provide foraging areas for cattle. 10,167 acres were purchased for development in 2003 and sales of new homes in Bridgeland began in 2006. An addition of 1,234 acres acquired in 2007 increased the development's total acreage to 11,401 acres. Bridgeland consists of 11,401 acres of flat to rolling terrain in northwest Harris County, it is located along the eastern margins of the Katy Prairie. The property's northern boundary abuts the Cypress Creek Corridor. In addition to Cypress Creek, other existing natural and constructed features of note include Mallard Lake and Ramey Lake, Longenbaugh Pond, Langham Creek and the K-150 Canal. Developers follow a detailed conservation plan to protect the area's natural features, many of which are being incorporated into the community's amenity plan; the Bridgeland master plan details 3,000 acres of open and/or recreation space, including 900 acres of lakes. Bridgeland's master plan provides for abundant recreational choices for residents.

Open is the first of four planned recreation complexes — Lakeland Activity Center, which includes a freeform pool, junior Olympic-size pool, spray park, tower slides and diving platforms, as well as tennis courts, a playground and a 6,000-square-foot clubhouse that offers meeting rooms and a full fitness center. More than 60 miles of trails are planned for the community, with many miles open, including the first phase of Cypress Creek Nature Trail, a wooded trail in the Cypress Creek Corridor that has educational signage and wildlife observation areas. Bridgeland residents can enjoy catch-and-release fishing and non-motorized boating on Lake Bridgeland and the 200-acre Cypress Lake. Residents have complimentary use of seasonally available canoes, sailboats, fishing equipment and other recreational items. Dozens of parks exist in Bridgeland, with the master plan providing park space no more than a quarter mile from each homesite; the 30-acre Oak Meadow Park includes a 10-acre disc golf course and Festival Park offers a concert pavilion.

Bridgeland's array of parks includes themed parks, such as Butterfly Garden, Central Park, Maze Garden and a formal Rose Garden. Bridgeland has planned sites for churches within the community. Bridgeland hosts several large-scale events each year attended by residents and others from the surrounding area. Nature Fest has been attended by more than 16,000 people since its inception; each year, proceeds have benefited the Katy Prairie Conservancy and Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County, with the event raising $18,000 for the two organizations through 2011. The event moved from a fall activity to the spring in 2011; the 2012 event takes place April 28. The development debuted Howl-O-Ween Fest in 2009, an annual event for dogs, dog owners and other animal lovers. To date, more than 9,000 people have attended the Howl-O-Ween Fest, which has raised thousands for local pet rescue groups. Nearly 3,000 athletes have competed in the annual Bridgeland Triathlon, a USA Triathlon-sanctioned race that began in 2009.

Students in Bridgeland's first village to be developed, Lakeland Village. As of 2020 residents are zoned to: Margie Sue Pope Elementary School and Jim and Sue Wells Elementary School Smith Middle School Bridgeland High SchoolPope Elementary School is in The Cove subdivision. In 2012 construction started on Elementary No. 53, located on a 14.5-acre parcel of land in Bridgeland. In November 2012 the CFISD board approved the final name of the school as Margie Sue Pope Elementary School. VLK Architects designed the school, built by Gamma Construction Co. Pope Elementary, with a cost of $14.6 million, was the first on-site school in Bridgeland. The Bridgeland organization donated 1.5 acres to CFISD. It opened in August 2013, it is the first of nine on-site schools planned. Bridgeland's master plan includes on-site preschools and childcare facilities. Jim and Pam Wells Elementary School, another elementary school in Bridgeland, was scheduled to open in 2017, it was Elementary School #55, is located on a 128-acre plot of land which will house other schools.

Jim and Pam Wells were longtime CFISD teachers and employees. In the beginning residents were zoned to Robison Elementary School, Spillane Middle School, Cypress Woods High School. Residents were at one point rezoned to Warner Elemen

Magoksa

Magoksa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism in Gongju, South Korea. It is located on taegeuk-shaped bend in the Taegeukcheon Stream. Magoksa Temple was established in 640 by Vinaya Master Jajang Yulsa, who built Tongdosa Temple upon his return from China. Silla's Queen Seondeok gave him 200 gyeol of land on which he built a brick pagoda and Magoksa Temple; the name “Magoksa” originated with Ven. Bocheol Hwasang, a monk who lived there because the way many people gathered to listen to his Dharma talks reminded him of hemp stalks packed together. Magoksa Temple was closed during the turbulent transition period between the Goryeo Dynasty and the Joseon Dynasty. From on the temple became a hideout for thieves for about 200 years. In 1172, Ven. Jinul renovated the temple with the help of his disciple Ven. Su-u. Joseon's King Sejo visited the temple and wrote the plaque for Yeongsanjeon Hall; the king left behind the palanquin he rode in on his trip to Magoksa Temple. During the Japanese invasion, most of the temple's buildings were burned down.

In 1651 some buildings, Daeungjeon and Daejeok-gwangjeon, were reconstructed. During the period of the Korean Empire, Kim Gu came to Magoksa Temple after escaping from Incheon Prison, temporarily lived a monastic life under the Dharma name Wonjong. Kim Gu had been imprisoned after killing a Japanese military officer who had conspired with the murderers of Empress Myeongseong; the juniper tree growing in front of Daegwang-bojeon Hall is said to have been planted by Kim Gu himself. Legend tells us that when Jajang came to the eastern slope of Taehwasan where Magoksa is found he decided to establish a temple and call it magok, which means Flax Vally. Jajang felt that many good priests could come from the area "to cause the rapid growth of Buddhism", like the rapid growth of the flax plant that grows here. According to geomantic theory, the terrain of the mountains and rivers around Magoksa forms the “taegeuk” design and so it was selected as one of Joseon's ten utopian sites, places safe from war and disaster, by geomancy books like Taengniji and Jeonggamnok.

That may be. One must first appreciate the calligraphy of the name plaques that deck the Dharma halls, which can be missed. First is the calligraphy on the plaque of the Main Buddha Hall. Written by Kim Saeng, one of the four great calligraphers of Silla and Goryeo, the characters display the energy and talent of the writer. Next is the plaque of Yeongsanjeon which has “Sejo-daewang-eopil,” meaning “Written by King Sejo” in the upper left hand corner, it may have been written when the king stopped by Magoksa on his way to Mt. Songnisan. Another is the plaque of Daegwang-bojeon, written by Gang Se-hwang who excelled in literature and calligraphy, taught such disciples as Sin Wi and Kim Hong-do. There is the plaque of Simgeomdang written by Jo Yun-hyeong, an honorable government official during the reign of King Jeongjo; the plaque reading “Magoksa” that hangs on the dormitory was created by Kim Gyu-jin, an artist of the modern era, by adding a simple painting around the writing. Treasure #799 - Magoksa houses a five-storey, Ocheung Stone pagoda.

The pagoda is one of only three in the world the top embellished with bronze, suggesting influence from Tibetan Buddhism. Treasure #800 - Yeongsanjeon Treasure #801 - Daeungbojeon Treasure #802 - Daegwangbojeon Treasure #1260 - Gaebultaeng of Buddha, a woodblock print from the 13th year of King Sukjong, in color on hemp cloth. In total, Magoksa Temple has 18 cultural properties: five state-designated. King Sejo's palanquin, “folklore heritage,” has a story associated with it; when the king came to Magoksa Temple to meet Kim Si-seup and found that he had gone, he left his palanquin at the temple and returned to the palace riding an ox, saying, “Kim Si-seup has deserted me, so I can’t ride the palanquin.” On the floor of Daegwang-bojeon is a mat woven from tree bark. It covers an area of 99 square meters, this is its story. In the late Joseon era, a crippled man offered prayers for 100 days. During that time, whenever he could, he wove this floor mat. After his 100 days of prayer, he left the Dharma hall walking on his own two feet.

It offers temple stay programs where visitors can experience Buddhist culture. List of Korea-related topics Korean Buddhist temples Korean Buddhism Religion in South Korea Korean architecture Official website KoreaTemple profile Visit Korea profile

Fillet (mechanics)

In mechanical engineering, a fillet is a rounding of an interior or exterior corner of a part design. An interior or exterior corner, with an angle or type of bevel, is called a "chamfer". Fillet geometry, when on an interior corner is a line of concave function, whereas a fillet on an exterior corner is a line of convex function. Fillets appear on welded, soldered, or brazed joints. Stress concentration is a problem of load-bearing mechanical parts, reduced by employing fillets on points and lines of expected high stress; the fillets distribute the stress over a broader area and make the parts more durable and capable of bearing larger loads. For considerations in aerodynamics, fillets are employed to reduce interference drag where aircraft components such as wings and other surfaces meet one another. For manufacturing, concave corners are sometimes filleted to allow the use of round-tipped end mills to cut out an area of a material; this has a cycle time benefit if the round mill is being used to mill complex curved surfaces.

Radii are used to eliminate sharp edges that can be damaged or that can cause injury when the part is handled. Fillets can be designed onto parts using 3D solid modeling engineering CAD software by invoking the function and picking edges of interest. Smooth edges connecting two simple flat features are simple for a computer to create and fast for a human user to specify. Once these features are included in the CAD design of a part, they are manufactured automatically using computer-numerical control. Different design packages use different names for the same operations. Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, CATIA, FreeCAD, Solidworks and Vectorworks refer to both concave and convex rounded edges as fillets, while referring to angled cuts of edges and concave corners as chamfers. CADKEY and Unigraphics refer to convex rounded edges as blends. PTC Creo Elements/Pro refers to rounded edges as rounds. Other 3D solid modeling software programs outside of engineering, such as gameSpace, have similar functions.

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A New Tide

A New Tide is the sixth studio album by the English indie rock band Gomez released on 30 March 2009 by ATO Records. The album was produced by the band as well as Brian Deck and received average reviews from music critics. Initial critical response to A New Tide was average. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received a score of 61, based on 17 reviews; the album debuted at number 60 on the Billboard 200. All tracks by Gomez except where noted "Mix" – 4:16 "Little Pieces" – 3:24 "If I Ask You Nicely" – 3:07 "Lost Track" – 4:00 "Win Park Slope" – 4:20 "Bone Tired" – 2:17 "Airstream Driver" – 3:56 "Natural Reaction" – 4:16 "Very Strange" – 4:43 "Other Plans" – 4:24 "Sunset Gates" – 4:58 Ian Ballvocals, guitar Ben Ottewell – vocals, guitar Paul Blackburnbass Tom Gray – vocals, keyboards Olly Peacockdrums, computers

Jason Huang

Dr. Jason Huang, M. D. FAANS, FACS is a Chinese-born American neurosurgeon at Baylor Scott & White Health in Temple, TX, he is known for both clinical and research work in nervous system injury and repair, including traumatic brain injury, spinal trauma, peripheral nerve injuries. He is the recipient of "U. S. News Top Docs". Dr. Huang graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following that, he finished neurosurgery residency training at University of Pennsylvania. During his residency training, he completed his Neurotrauma & Critical Care and Complex Spine fellowships at University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Huang was an Army Reserve neurosurgeon and was deployed to Balad Theater Hospital in Iraq in 2008 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he received an Army Commendation Medal and was honorably discharged at the rank of lieutenant colonel in 2012. After serving as an attending neurosurgeon at Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY for 7 years, in 2014, Dr. Huang joined the faculty at Baylor Scott & White Health to become the director of the neuroscience institute and chairman of the neurosurgery department.

He was appointed Professor of Surgery at Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He successfully built up an ACGME-accredited residency training program, for which he serves as the program director. Reviewer at several NIH Study Sections Reviewer at Department of Defense Reviewer at Department of Veteran Affairs Research Grants Board member of New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board Advisory Board of the journal Spine Guest editor on Traumatic Brain Injury for Neurological Research Reviewer for Neurosurgery, Neurology and The Science of Nature, etc. Dr. Huang's main research interest lies in the field of nervous system repair, his lab has active extramural research funding including a prestigious R01 award from the National Institutes of Health. Wang F. Wang X. Shapiro L. A. Cotrina, M. L. Liu, W. Wang, E. W. Gu, S. Wang, W. He, X. Nedergaard, M. Huang, J. H.: NKCC1 up-regulation Contributes to Early Post-traumatic Seizures and Increased Post-traumatic Seizure Susceptibility. Brain Struct.

Funct. Sep 1, 2016 PMID 27586142. Sone, J. Y. Kondziolka D. Huang, J. H. Samadani, U.: Helmet Efficacy against Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Literature Review, Journal of Neurosurgery, May 27:1-14, 2016. PMID 27231972. Dayawansa, S. Zhang, J. Tharakan, B. Huang, J. H.: Functional, electrophysiological recoveries of rats with sciatic nerve lesions following transplantation of elongated DRG cells, Neurological Research, 2016, March 28:1-6.. PMID 27078705. Song, F. Hou Y. Sun G. Chen X. Xu, B. Huang, J. H. Zhang, J.: In vivo Visualization of the Facial Nerve in Acoustic Neuroma using Diffusion Tensor Imaging-Based Fiber Tracking, Journal of Neurosurgery, Jan 1:1-8, 2016. PMID 26722859. Samadani U. Farooq S. Ritlop, R. Warren, F. Reyes, M. Lamm, E. Alex, A. Nehrbass, E. Kolecki, R. Jureller, M. Schneider, J. Chen, A. Shi, C. Mendhiratta N. Huang, J. H. Qian, M. Kwak, R. Mikheev, A. Rusinek, H. George, A. Fergus, R. Kondziolka, D. Huang, P. P. Smith, R. T.: Detection of Third and Sixth Cranial Nerve Palsies with a Novel Method of Eye Tracking While Watching a Short Film Clip, Journal of Neurosurgery, 122: 707-720, March 2015.

PMID 25495739. Lynch, G. Nieto, K. Puthenveettil, S. Reyes, M. Jureller, M. Huang, J. H. Grady, M. S. Harris, O. A. Ganju, A. Germano, I. Pilitsis, J. Benzil, D. Abosch A. and Samadani, U.: Attrition Rates in Neurosurgery Residency: Analysis of 1361 Consecutive Residents Matched from 1990 to 1999, Journal of Neurosurgery, 122: 240-249, Feb 2015. PMID 25415065. Tong, J. Ren, Y. Wang, X. Dimopoulos V. G. Kesler, H. N. Liu, W. Nedergaard, M. Huang, J. H.: Assessment of NgR1 Function in vivo after Spinal Cord Injury, Neurosurgery, 2014 July. PMID 24594926. Plog, B. A. Pierre C. A. Srinivasan V. Srinivasan, K. Petraglia, A. L. Huang, J. H.: Neurologic Injury in Snowmobiling, Surgical Neurology International, 5:87, June 6, 2014. PMID 25024887. Srinivasan V. Pierre C. Plog, B. Srinivasan, K. Petraglia, A. L. Huang, J. H.: Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: Neurological Injury in Equestrian Sports, Neurological Research, 36: 873-877, 2014. PMID 24725290. Dayawansa, S. Wang, EW, Liu, W. Markman, JD, Gelbard, HA, Huang, J. H.: Allotransplanted DRG Neurons or Schwann Cells Affect Functional Recovery in a Rodent Model of Sciatic Nerve Injury.

Neurological Research, 36:1020-1027, Nov 2014. PMID 24836462. Dr. Huang holds six U. S. patents. Baylor Scott & White Health U. S. News ResearchGate Killeen Daily Herald