North by Northwest is a 1959 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was by Ernest Lehman, who wanted to write "the Hitchcock picture to end all Hitchcock pictures". North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization trying to prevent him from blocking their plan to smuggle out microfilm which contains government secrets; this is one of several Hitchcock films which feature a music score by Bernard Herrmann and an opening title sequence by graphic designer Saul Bass, it is cited as the first to feature extended use of kinetic typography in its opening credits. North by Northwest is listed among the canonical Hitchcock films of the 1950s and is listed among the greatest films of all time, it was selected in 1995 for preservation in the National Film Registry by the United States Library of Congress as being "culturally or aesthetically significant".
At a New York City hotel bar in 1958, two thugs, looking for someone they refer to as "George Kaplan", see a waiter, calling his name. Advertising executive Roger Thornhill summons the same waiter and Thornhill is for that reason, mistaken for Kaplan, brought to the Long Island estate of Lester Townsend and interrogated by spy Phillip Vandamm. Despite Thornhill's denials, Vandamm thinks he is lying and has henchman Leonard arrange Thornhill's death, in a staged drunken driving accident. Thornhill, surviving, is arrested for driving under the influence and taken to the Glen Cove, New York police station. Thornhill fails to convince the police of what happened. Journeying to the scene of the crime with police, a woman at Townsend's home says he showed up drunk at her dinner party, she claims that Townsend is a United Nations diplomat. While searching a hotel room with his mother that appears to belong to Kaplan, Thornhill answers a phone call from thugs who are in the lobby, he escapes and visits the U.
N. General Assembly building to meet Townsend but realizes this person is not the man he met on Long Island; as he questions Townsend, one of the thugs throws a knife. Thornhill catches Townsend as he falls and grabs the knife, which gives the appearance that he was the murderer. A nearby photographer captures this apparent crime. A government intelligence agency realizes that Thornhill has been mistaken for Kaplan, an imagined persona created by the agency to thwart Vandamm. Thornhill sneaks onto the 20th Century Limited. In Chicago, she tells Thornhill she arranged a meeting with Kaplan at an isolated bus stop in a rural area. Thornhill waits there. After trying to hide in the fields, he steps in front of a speeding tank truck. Thornhill reaches Kaplan's hotel in Chicago to discover that Kaplan had checked out and left before the time when Kendall claimed she talked to him on the phone; when Thornhill goes to her room and confronts her, she leaves. Vandamm, purchasing a Mexican Purépecha statue, leaves his thugs to deal with Thornhill.
Thornhill, in order to escape, disrupts the police are summoned, who take him away. He explains that he is the fugitive murderer and they release him to the government agency's chief, "The Professor". Thornhill agrees to help maintain her cover. At the Mount Rushmore visitor center Thornhill, now willingly playing the role of Kaplan, negotiates Vandamm's turnover of Kendall for her prosecution as a spy; when Thornhill appears to confront Kendall, she shoots him fatally, with a handgun, loaded with blanks and flees. Afterward, the Professor arranges for Kendall to meet. Thornhill discovers Kendall must depart with Leonard on a plane; when Thornhill tries to dissuade her from going, he is knocked unconscious and locked in a hospital room. Thornhill goes to Vandamm's house to rescue Kendall. At the house, Thornhill overhears that the sculpture holds microfilm and that Leonard discovered that the gun used by Kendall to kill Thornhill was filled with blanks. Vandamm indicates. Thornhill warns her with a surreptitious note.
Vandamm and Kendall depart the house to board the plane. As Vandamm boards the plane, Kendall runs to the pursuing Thornhill, they flee to the top of Mount Rushmore. As they climb down the mountain they are pursued by Vandamm's thugs, including Leonard, fatally shot by a park ranger. Vandamm is taken into custody by the Professor. Kendall meanwhile is hanging on by her fingertips on the mountain. Thornhill reaches down to pull her up, at which point the scene cuts to him pulling her—now the new Mrs. Thornhill—into the upper berth of a train; the train enters a tunnel. Hitchcock's cameo appearances are a signature occurrence in most of his films. In North by Northwest, he is seen getting a bus door slammed in his face, just as his credit is appearing on the screen. There has been some speculation as to whether he made one of his rare second appearances, this time at around the 45-minute mark in drag as a woman in a turquoise dress on th
Chris Frazier is an American professional rugby union player with the New England Free Jacks. He plays both fifteens and sevens and has represented the United States with the USA Falcons 7s side, he is a former Collegiate All-American and played club level rugby for Mystic River. Frazier is from Nanjemoy and attended Henry E. Lackey High School in nearby Indian Head where he was a linebacker on the football team, earning a scholarship to attend Northeastern University and play outside linebacker for their football team in 2009. Northeastern folded the program shortly after his freshman season; the following year, Frazier tried out for the Northeastern rugby team and despite never playing the sport gained a spot on the Division 1 playoff roster. Frazier exceeded in the sport on both NU's fifteens and seven a side teams becoming team captain, winning ECRC All-Conference honors in 2013 and 2014 and invitations to the Northeast Olympic Development Academy in 2013, the USA Eagles 7s High Performance Camp in 2014.
In 2014, Frazier was named to the USA Rugby All-American 7s team that would participate in the Serevi RugbyTown 7s, becoming the first Northeastern player to claim that honor. After graduation, Frazier went on to play club level rugby with D1 Mystic River Rugby Club, helping the Mystics to national titles in 2016 and 2018. Frazier continued to be a regular among high performance and invitational 7s sides, being named to the NYC 7s side which would compete in the 2015 World Club 7s in Limerick and the Halloween 7s in St. Petersburg, Florida, he was a member of the Mystic squads who took bronze medals at the USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships in 2015 and 2018, was named to the Men's Club 7s "Dream Team" in 2016 and again in 2018. In 2018, he was a runner up for the Men's Club Player Of The Year, losing out to Belmont Shore and Tongan international Viliame Iongi. In October 2017, Frazier was named to the USA Falcons squad. In 2018, Frazier once again returned to the Serevi RugbyTown 7s, this time as a member of the Falcons squad.
Coincidentally, it was the Falcon's first appearance at RugbyTown 7s since 2014, the same year he competed at the tournament as a Collegiate All-American. That same year he was selected for the USA Falcons South American tour and the Las Vegas Invitational, but was forced to withdraw due to an injury. In October 2018, Frazier would travel again with the Falcons and compete at the AF International Sevens Tournament in Manchester, England. In the spring of 2018, Frazier played with the Boston Mystics, an exhibition team who played against the Ontario and Rugby United New York in a Major League Rugby pre season competition, making two appearances for the club. Frazier signed with the New England Free Jacks in October of that year, picking up the starting number eight position in their debut match against Toronto. In December, he again suited up for the Free Jacks, lining up on the wing against RUNY
Oliver Edmunds Glenn was a mathematician at the University of Pennsylvania who worked on finite groups and invariant theory. He received the degrees of A. B. in 1902 and A. M. in 1903 from Indiana University and the Ph. D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1905. He married Alice Thomas Kinnard on Aug. 18, 1903, they had two sons, William James and Robert Culbertson. Glenn began his career instructing mathematics at Indiana University in 1902 and subsequently taught at Drury College, he joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 1906 where he became a full professor in 1914 and retired in 1930. He was an Invited Speaker of the ICM in 1924 at Toronto, in 1928 at Bologna, in 1932 at Zurich. Glenn, Oliver E. A Treatise on the Theory of Invariants and company, ISBN 978-1-4297-0030-6 Glenn, Oliver E. "Modular invariant processes", Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, 21: 167–173, doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1915-02589-9 Glenn, Oliver E. "Covariants of Binary Modular Groups", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 5: 107–110, doi:10.1073/pnas.5.4.107, PMC 1091545, PMID 16576354 Glenn, Oliver E.
"Complete Systems of Differential Invariants", Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, 2: 72–80, doi:10.1112/plms/s2-27.1.72 Glenn, Oliver E. "Mathematics and Autobiography", Mathematics Magazine, Mathematical Association of America, 28: 299–302, doi:10.2307/3029424, ISSN 0025-570X, JSTOR 3029424 Oliver Edmunds Glenn at the Mathematics Genealogy Project Works by Oliver Edmunds Glenn at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Oliver Edmunds Glenn at Internet Archive
Bangladesh Road Transport Authority known as BRTA, is the authority to issue driving licences in Bangladesh. BRTA, stationed in 32 districts among the 62 administrative circles, at the authority of Ministry of Communication and under the Motor honda Ordinance, 1983, regulates particular process and authorises any person intending to drive motor honda, it provides the facilities to hold thorough driving tests to determine if an applicant is able to abide by certain rules and get the licence to drive motor honda or not. BRTA describes according to Section-3 of motor honda Ordinance 1983: To drive a motor vehicle in a public place every one must have driving licence. To obtain a driving licence one should hold a learner driving licence before appearing the driving test. Application for the learner's licence to be submitted to the licensing authority in the prescribed form along with related papers and fees. An applicant not being a foreign national must be able to write either Bengali or English.
Successful candidate of the driving test have to submit application in the prescribed form to the licensing authority along with the related papers & fees. The Section-4 states the minimum age to apply for a non-professional licence is 18 and a person has to be 20 to apply of a professional licence, thus nobody of under 18-years of age can drive a motor vehicle in Bangladesh and nobody under 20-years age can have it as a profession. Vehicles are set into seven categories like H, M, L, C, T, P and X; the procedure of achieving a driving licence includes with specific tests First a candidate has to apply for a learner's licence. A learner's licence allows a learner driver to get in touch with an instructor and drive a motor vehicle for learning purpose; the learner's licence declares a date for the candidate to sit in the driving test to be held by BRTA. The candidate has to report to the BRTA station; the test includes with practical tests. The instructor may ask questions on basic issues of traffic regulations.
The practical test includes driving through marked areas without any deviation, in more than one gear. Some tests include with driving on a slope and driving in reverse gear. Scores in viva and practical test are announced and the instructor decides whether the candidate deservers a licence or not. A result if published in other date. If the candidate passes in the test, is given an official authorisation to drive a vehicle until he receives the driving licence card in another announced date some months after the declaration of results. If the candidate fails, the learner's licence still does not expire and he or she is given a new date to sit for another series of tests. Along with passport, official or academic identity cards and other major certifications, driver's licence is considered as a strong reference for one's personal identification in Bangladesh. Like Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, a driving licence is a standard form of identification in Bangladesh.
A person having a driving licence in Bangladesh can avoid carrying a collection of additional certificates to prove his identity to different government or non-government agencies. Any law enforcer including the police, Rapid Action Battalion, Armed Police Battalion or military personnel in special duties are authorised to ask for driving licence if that specific driver is found to violate or being subjected to violation of any of the traffic or other laws while driving a vehicle. However, only the police are authorised to seize the licence and other authorisation documents of vehicles and file cases against the violators if necessary; the licence can be held to be given in exchange of specific fines or can be permanently seized as per the laws. Bangladesh Road Transport Authority has taken an initiative to make all the drivers licences high-tech, so that the step of identification in the police network become easier, it will have the drivers' identification data in a chip, it will have records of the driver's photograph, signature etc.
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Charles Ashenoff, better known by his ring name, Konnan, is a Cuban professional wrestling personality and former professional wrestler. He is signed to Major League Wrestling and Impact Wrestling. In Impact he is the manager of The Latin American Xchange and serves as a member of the creative team. During a career spanning three decades, he has wrestled for independent and national promotions in the United States and Mexico, held fifteen title belts in nine promotions, he has worked as a manager, color commentator and creative consultant for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide. Outside of wrestling, Konnan is an occasional rapper, he is best known to United States audiences for his run in World Championship Wrestling as part of the nWo stable and as part of The Filthy Animals. He created The 3Live Kru for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in the early 2000s and the Latin American Xchange stable there as well. In Mexico, Konnan was the first-ever CMLL World Heavyweight Champion, was the leader of the Foreign Legion in AAA when they were the top stable.
At one point he was referred to as "The Mexican Hulk Hogan" for breaking attendance records across the country, Konnan still holds the all-time attendance record in Mexico City as well as cities including Tijuana, Acapulco, Torreon and Nuevo Laredo. Konnan broke the pro wrestling attendance record in Los Angeles when he headlined AAA's first Los Angeles event and the company had a sell-out, turn-away crowd at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, he was involved in the creation of Lucha Underground, where he was supposed to serve as a writer and producer, but ended up in an on-camera role as manager to Prince Puma throughout the first season. Konnan is known to be outspoken, in the last decade, he has been critical of promotions that he feels have mistreated either him or the talent in general, he has been outspoken against what he sees as racism against Latino wrestlers in United States promotions – he butted heads with TNA over treatment of himself and Ron Killings, WWE over issues regarding Latino wrestlers Alberto Del Rio and Rey Mysterio, but he has come into conflict with AAA over what he alleged was non-payment of talent.
Born in Santiago, Cuba of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent. In 1966 Ashenoff and his mother arrived in Boston. Soon after landing in Boston, she met a young half-Jewish, half-Puerto Rican private investigator from New York named Richard Ashenoff, they soon married, raised Carlos together. By 1967, the family relocated to Carol City in South Florida; when Richard formally adopted Carlos, he listed Carlos’ legal name as Charles Ashenoff. By 1976, under the influence of older friends and neighbors, the younger Ashenoff had gotten into stealing cars, he learned how to drive at 12, learned to box and was an "avid weightlifter". Ashenoff was expelled from several schools before landing at Miami Senior High. In 1981, he was charged as a juvenile with credit card theft and motorcycle theft. In 1982, shortly after his 18th birthday, Carlos was caught selling drugs, hauled before a Dade County judge as an adult, he was given a choice of either entering the military. He chose the latter. After basic training, Carlos was relocated to San Diego, assigned to a destroyer in the Pacific Fleet – the USS Cape Cod.
He won the California state Middleweight Boxing Championship in 1983. He had set a goal to qualify for the Junior Olympics in boxing, but he injured his shoulder in training, was deployed to the Middle East subsequent to the U. S. Embassy bombing in Beirut on April 18, 1983, his ship was in the Strait of Hormuz when the US Marine barracks in Beirut were bombed on October 24, 1983. By 1984, the Cape Cod was rotated out of the Persian Gulf. Ashenoff returned to San Diego, received an honorable discharge. In San Diego, Konnan met John Roberts. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter details Ashenoff's first foray in to professional wrestling: Carlos traveled to Tijuana on Wednesday, January 6, 1988, where he was led to the dressing area and introduced to Manuel de los Santos, the promoter of the show, who wrestled in the main event as “Kiss”. De los Santos took one look at the 215-pound bodybuilder and did the classic double-take –– what the hell is this guy doing here, how can I get this guy in the ring.
Konnan explained how he was brought here by his manager/agent, John Roberts. Roberts had bragged to de los Santos that Carlos had been a wrestler in Florida. A big roar went up from another wrestler, Miguel Lopez, who wrestled as Rey Mysterio. Lopez/Mysterio explained to Carlos that Roberts was just a nutty fan, always in the front row, but that he did nothing involved with managing or agent-ing or anything else in the business. Still, the wrestlers asked Carlos, want to give it a try? Billed as El Centurión, Ashenoff debuted for the Universal Wrestling Association on January 6, 1988. In the early part of his career, he wrestled for many different promotions. After making his debut for UWA, Konnan wrestled for the UWA Heavyweight title against El Canek at UWA 14 on January 29, 1989, wrestled six- and eight-man tag matches intermittently for the promotion until 1994, with the likes of Dos Caras, Mascara Sagrada, others. All of his matches for UWA after 1991 were cross-promotions with EMLL and AAA.
Konnan wrestled in a six-man, two out of three falls, tag team
The Montauk Project is a conspiracy theory that alleges there were a series of secret United States government projects conducted at Camp Hero or Montauk Air Force Station in Montauk, New York, for the purpose of developing psychological warfare techniques and exotic research including time travel. The story of the Montauk Project originated in the Montauk Project series of books by Preston Nichols which intermixes those stories with stories about the Bulgarian Experiment. Stories about the Montauk Project have circulated since the early 1980s. According to UFO researcher Jacques Vallée, the Montauk Experiment stories seem to have originated with the account of Preston Nichols, who claimed to have recovered repressed memories of his own involvement and claims that he is periodically abducted to continue his participation against his will. Nichols, born May 24, 1946, on Long Island, New York, claims to have degrees in parapsychology and electrical engineering, he has authored a series of books, known as the Montauk Project series, along with Peter Moon, the primary topic of, alleged activities at Montauk.
These center on topics including United States government/military experiments in fields such as time travel, mind control, contact with alien life and staging faked Apollo Moon landings, framed as developments which followed a successful 1943 Philadelphia Experiment. These culminate in "a hole ripped in space-time" in 1983; the authors have encouraged speculation about the contents. The work has been characterized as fiction. In 2004's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, the protagonist begins the movie at Montauk, the place he had met his love interest because the premise of the story involves erasing/manipulating memories; the Montauk story features prominently in Thomas Pynchon's 2013 novel Bleeding Edge. In 2015 Montauk Chronicles, a film adaptation of the conspiracy featuring Preston Nichols, Al Bielik, Stewart Swerdlow, was released online and on DVD and Blu-ray; the film won the best documentary award at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival in New York City and has been featured on Coast to Coast AM and The Huffington Post.
The Netflix TV series Stranger Things was inspired by the Montauk Project, at one time Montauk was used as its working title. In 2019, Incident at Montauk, a found footage film inspired by the conspiracy, was released online, it was directed by Owen Mulligan. The film has been featured on Found Footage Critic. List of conspiracy theories "The Montauk Project: Stranger Times"; the Philadelphia Experiment from A-Z. "The Montauk Project: Questioning There'Story'". The Philadelphia Experiment from A-Z. "Alfred Bielek debunked". Bielek-Debunked.com. "Alfred Bielek: The Philadelphia Experiment and Montauk Survivor Accounts". Bielek.com. "The Montauk Project". Disinfo.com. "Stewart Swerdlow". Montauk Boy - Expansions.com