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Murrin Provincial Park

Murrin Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, located just south of Squamish beside the Sea-to-Sky Highway. The park is 24 ha. in size and has a popular highway-side picnic ground and small swimming lake, but it is most notable for a collection of petroglyphs located away from the highway and accessed by trail. Several rockfaces in the area of the park are popular with the local mountain-climbing community, though the site is nowhere as busy as the nearby Stawamus Chief. Other provincial parks nearby are Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, Shannon Falls Provincial Park and Porteau Cove Provincial Park. Murrin Park Loop Hiking Trail

Lady Lazarus (Mad Men)

"Lady Lazarus" is the eighth episode of the fifth season of the American television drama series Mad Men and the 60th episode of the series overall. It was directed by Phil Abraham, it aired on the AMC channel in the United States on May 6, 2012. The episode is set in October 1966. Megan has second thoughts on her career path after the success with Heinz but finds it difficult to tell Don. Peggy, unwittingly caught between the two when Megan's lie comes to light expresses her frustrations to both Megan and Don. Pete finds. After a sexual encounter one evening with a neighbor, he becomes obsessed with wanting to repeat the experience. Don returns to creative work full throttle, only to find the cultural changes of the 1960s have left him behind. "Lady Lazarus" was watched by 2.29 million viewers during its initial broadcast, drew in 0.7 million viewers in the coveted 18–49 demographic. It received considerable acclaim from the television critical community; the episode's title is named after a poem of the same name written by Sylvia Plath.

The episode is notable for its use of The Beatles master recording of "Tomorrow Never Knows" from the album Revolver. Creator Matthew Weiner paid for permission and engaged in a creative collaboration in order to use the song. Pete discusses life insurance with Howard, his commuter friend, who reveals that he has a new, attractive mistress and an apartment in the city. In the train station parking lot one evening, Howard's wife, asks Pete if he knows her husband and tells Pete she has locked her keys in her car. Pete drives her home, he comforts her, she kisses him, leading them to have sex on the floor of her home. After the incident, Beth tells Pete to forget. Pete continues to yearn for Beth afterwards, calling her and orchestrating a situation in which Howard invites him to dinner with Beth at their home. Before Pete creates an excuse to leave, he tells Beth to meet him at the Hotel Pennsylvania. Pete checks into the hotel; when Beth doesn't arrive, Pete smashes a champagne glass against the wall.

Megan begins to resent her job in advertising. After Peggy catches her in a lie meant to cover up her going to an audition, Megan confesses as much to Peggy, who scolds her for taking a high-value job in the agency that others would "kill to have". Late one night, Megan wakes Don up to tell him of her desire to start acting again, with Don's apparent blessing, she quits her job at the agency the next morning. Don sees her off to the elevator. Moments after Megan leaves, Don calls up another elevator. After the elevator doors open, Don looks down to find no elevator, just a bare elevator shaft, he peers down into the empty abyss and steps backward. Don complains to Megan about not knowing what is going on in youth and popular culture, leading Megan to bring him a copy of The Beatles album Revolver, she tells him to start with the song "Tomorrow Never Knows". As Megan leaves for acting class, Don sits with a glass of whiskey, he listens to most of the song, but picks up the needle, turns the record off, walks back to his bedroom in silence.

The song resumes during the end credits. The episode was directed by Phil Abraham. Matthew Weiner expanded on the significance of the empty elevator shaft: "In my mind, that happened; the elevator wasn't there. I thought, an amazing cinematic representation of his emotional state, he still had one thing left to say to her, she’s gone, into the abyss. She’s gone off on her own. That’s all that, supposed to be. Is someone going to fall down an elevator shaft? No. I will go on record as saying that." "Lady Lazarus" was viewed by 2.29 million viewers on the night of its original airing. It drew 0.7 million viewers in the 18–49 demographic. The episode received praise from television critics; the Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman stated: "There might be better Mad Men episodes to come, but at this point I'd say Lady Lazarus is the episode Matt Weiner should win an Emmy for writing. He's in command here and he's touching on so many longtime Mad Men truisms – including the main one, existentialism – that he makes it look effortless."

Emily VanderWerff of The A. V. Club gave the episode an A grade: "'Lady Lazarus' feels big, it feels like a Rosetta Stone for the season, one that we don't have all of the pieces to read just yet, but an episode that will seem more great in retrospect once we do. At the same time, analyzing it feels more like taking hold of one thing and trying to make it stand in for the episode as a whole." TIME magazine writer Nate Rawlings stated: "If Megan's phone-booth conversation was the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in her life, Pete Campbell's off-the-record chat was the low point in a year that has seen his life spiral out of control. Professionally, things could hardly be going better for Pete. Companies are lining up to work with him, the new, mellow Roger is all too willing to pass off work and help from the sidelines, but Pete is a disaster." Alan Sepinwall of HitFix stated: "Early in'Lady Lazarus', Don complains to Megan that he has no idea what's happening in pop culture anymore. She reassures him.

Culturally, it feels like we've seen more change in this season than the four previous, that rate is only accelerating." "Lady Lazarus" at AMC "Lady Lazarus" on IMDb "Lady Lazarus" at TV

Walter Ross Taylor (1838–1907)

The Very Rev Dr Walter Ross Taylor DD was a 19th century Scottish minister of the Free Church of Scotland who served as Moderator of the General Assembly in the critical year of Union in 1900. From 1900 he led the United Free Church of Scotland with its Moderator Rev Robert Rainy, he was born on 11 April 1838 in the manse at Thurso, the son of Rev Walter Ross Taylor and his wife, Isabella Murray. He was educated at Thurso Free Church School. In the Disruption of 1843 his father left the Church of Scotland to join the Free Church, they had to vacate the manse as a result, he went to Edinburgh University where he received the medal in Moral Philosophy and won the Stratton Scholarship for best third year student. He trained as a Free church minister at New College, Edinburgh from 1857 to 1861, he was ordained at the Free Church of East Kilbride in 1862 replacing Rev Oswald Dykes. The church was referred to as the West Mains Church, he left East Kilbride in 1868 and was translated to Kelvinside Free Church on Great Western Road in Glasgow.

In 1891 he received an honorary doctorate from Glasgow University. From 1890 to 1900 he was Convenor of the Sustentation Fund, pressing for a minimum stipend of 200 shillings per year for all ministers; as a strong organiser in May 1900 he was elected Moderator of the General Assembly with the principal duty of merging the Free Church with the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland. The critical Synod took place on 20 October 1900. However, not all ministers and congregations of the Free Church joined the Union. Taylor remained in the same role and same building, thereafter becoming the United Free Church of Kelvinside. In the following years he served as Vice President of the National Bible Society, he died at 1 Marchmont Terrace on 6 December 1907 following a protracted illness. He was buried in the Glasgow Necropolis on 9 December. In 1876 he married Margaret I. Paterson, daughter of Dr Joshua Paterson, they had three sons and two daughters, including Walter Ross-Taylor MP

Joseph Nordgren

Ernst Joseph Nordgren, born November 16, 1947 in Örebro, is a Swedish physicist. Nordgren graduated as a B. Sc. from Uppsala University in 1971 and received his Ph. D. in physics in 1977. In 1979 he was made docent and since 1988, he is a professor of soft X-ray physics at Uppsala. Since July 1, 2008, Nordgren is vice rector for the area of science and engineering at Uppsala university. Nordgren is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1996, was a member of the Nobel Committee for Physics from 2001 to 2009, the Committee's chairman in 2008 and 2009, he is a member of the Royal Society of Sciences and Letters in Uppsala since 1981 and of the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala since 2005. Joseph Nordgren's web page at Uppsala University

Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

The men's 4 × 100 metres relay competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, was held at the Olympic Stadium on 10–11 August. On 11 August, the Jamaican national team, led by Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt, won the gold medal and broke their own world record of 37.04 set at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, with a time of 36.84. Carter did not start well, Trell Kimmons of the United States led the first 100 metres. Kimmons handed the baton to former world champion and Olympic champion Justin Gatlin, in the lead. By the third changeover, America had a slight lead over the Jamaicans, but when Michael Frater handed over to Yohan Blake, Blake took the final bend and made up ground and overtook Tyson Gay of the USA. Blake passed the baton to Bolt ahead of Gay's pass to Ryan Bailey. In the final 100 metres, Bolt extended that lead to a few metres and crossed the line in a new world record time for his country for the second consecutive Olympics, with the USA finishing second.

Although the Canadian team finished third, they were disqualified after third leg runner Jared Connaughton stepped on a line, the bronze medal went to Trinidad and Tobago. While the Jamaican team were breaking the world record, the American team crossed the line in the same time as the previous record of 37.04 seconds, setting a new national record. In May 2014, the US 4 × 100 m relay team member Tyson Gay received a one-year suspension. In May 2015, the IOC told the USOC to collect the medals from teammates Trell Kimmons, Justin Gatlin, Ryan Bailey, Jeffery Demps and Darvis Patton; the medals were reallocated, with Trinidad and Tobago awarded silver, France the bronze. Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were; the following records were established during the competition: All times are British Summer Time Qual. Rule: first 3 of each heat plus the 2 fastest times qualified. Results of the Final

Gabriel de Lantivy de Kerveno

Gabriel Marie Jean Benoit de Lantivy de Kerveno was a French soldier and diplomat. Gabriel de Lantivy de Kerveno was born in Château du Bot, Pont-de-Buis-lès-Quimerch, Finistère, on 24 March 1792, his parents were Félicité Conen de Saint-Luc. He was appointed page to the Emperor Napoleon on 18 October 1807, he became a lieutenant of the 1st regiment of Chasseurs à Cheval de la Garde Impériale on 20 July 1810. He campaigned in Germany in 1810 and 1811, in the French invasion of Russia in 1812, he was distinguished at Krasnoe on 14 August 1812. He was a member of the Escadron sacré. Part of his right foot was amputated after being frozen, he left the army. Gabriel de Lantivy was sub-prefect of Montmorillon from 20 May 1813 to 31 January 1819. In 1815 he married Marie le Feuvre de la Faluère, they had Ester de Lantivy de Kerveno. Gabriel de Lantivy was made a knight of the Order of Saint Louis on 29 February 1816, he was appointed sub-prefect of Châtillon-sur-Seine, of Le Havre. Comte Gabriel de Lantivy de Kerveno was appointed prefect of the department of Corsica on 29 June 1824, succeeding Vicomte Antoine Louis Ange Elysée de Suleau.

The Palais Lantivy, the administrative seat of the prefecture, was authorized by a royal ordinance dated 25 September 1822, is named after Gabriel de Lantivy. He laid the first stone on 2 July 1826, he was succeeded on 3 March 1828 by Joseph Jérôme Hilaire Angellier. He was prefect of Basses-Alpes, he was named Maître des requêtes at the Council of State on 1 November 1826, served from 12 November 1828 to 20 August 1830. He was prefect of Lot. De Lantivy was the first French consul in Jerusalem, where he served in 1843–44, he was present at a time. He reported to his minister that "The Anglicans are striving to attract the Jews of Jerusalem, as they have the Druze in Lebanon, so as to cut this population off from the influence of French patronage." He noted that the Anglicans had set up a well-equipped hospital and pharmacy, had brought in a physician and an architect. He wrote, "I consider it urgent to establish two Catholic institution in Jerusalem—that will be French as well—so as to balance the opposing influences of the Anglicans and the Greco-Russians.

De Lantivy was appointed Consul General of France in Bremen and in Dublin, Ireland. He was made a knight and an officer of the Legion of Honour, a grand officer of the Ordre équestre du Saint-Sépulcre de Jérusalem, was awarded the Saint Helena Medal, he died in Le Hohwald, Bas-Rhin on 27 May 1866