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Northern Red Sea Region

The Northern Red Sea Region of Eritrea is one of the country's six regions. It lies along the northern three quarters of the Red Sea, includes the Dahlak Archipelago and the coastal city of Massawa; as of 2005, the region had a population of 653,300 compared to a population of 576,200 in 2001. The net growth rate was 11.80 per cent. The total area of the province was 27800.00 km2 and the density was 23.50 persons per km2. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice, social justice based government, rules the country and the region; the regional and local elections are conducted on a periodic basis on a restricted framework. All men and women of any ethnic or religious background are eligible to vote. No parties or groups other than PFDJ are allowed to contest and the elections are presided by representatives from PDFJ; the Northern Red Sea Region borders the Anseba and Debub regions to the west, the Southern Red Sea Region to the east. It has an area of around 27,800 km²; the lowest point in Eritrea, Lake Kulul, is in this region.

The topography of the region has coastal plains, which are hotter than the regions around the highland plateau. There are the heavier one during summer and the lighter one during spring; the climate and geography of the region along with other regions of Eritrea is similar to the one of Ethiopia. The hottest month is May recording temperatures up to 30 °C, while the coldest month is December to February when it reaches freezing temperature; the region received around 508 mm of rainfall and the soil is salty and not conducive for agriculture. As of 2005, the region had a population of 653,300 compared to a population of 576,200 in 2001; the net growth rate was 11.80 per cent. The total area of the province was 27800.00 km2 and the density was 23.50 persons per km2. As of 2002, the Total Fertility Rate, defined as the children per woman was 4.5. The General Fertility Rate, defined as the births per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 45 remained at 156.0. The Crude Birth Rate, the number of births per 1,000 population, was 33.0.

The percentage of women pregnant as of 2002 out of the total population was 8.9 per cent. The mean number of children born stood at 5.8. The Infant Mortality Rate, defined as the number of deaths of children for every 1,000 born was 77.0 while the Child Mortality Rate, defined as the number of child deaths for every 1,000 children 5 years of age was 83.0. The under-5 mortality rate stood at 154.0. The number of children with the prevalence of Acute Respiratory Infection was 778, fever was 778, Diarrhea was 778; the number of women with the knowledge of AIDS was 1,148 and the number of people with no knowledge of the disease or its prevention was 0.0 per cent. As of 2002, the number of males completing or attending highest level of schooling in the region was 1,893 while it was 2,216 females; the percentage of literate males was 48.10 and the percentage of literate females was 28.00. A fraction of 52.70 males had no education, while the corresponding number for females was 69.20. The fraction of males completing secondary school stood at 1.40 and the fraction of males completing more than secondary was 001.

The corresponding numbers for females was 000 respectively. As of 2002, the number of people engaged in Professional/technical/managerial activities was 7.80 per cent, Clerical was 4.80 per cent and services was 20.70 per cent, Skilled Manual was 12.90 per cent, Unskilled Manual was 2.00 per cent, Domestic Service was 33.40 per cent and Agriculture was 18.40 per cent. The total number of employed men was 1,327 and the total number of employed women was 1,458; the number of men who were paid their total earnings in cash was 67.70 per cent, in kind was 6.10 and in both was 15.90. The number of women who were paid their total earnings in cash was 84.40 per cent, in kind was 4.50 per cent and in both was 1.30 per cent. The region includes the following districts: Afabet District, Dahlak District, Ghelalo District, Foro District, Ghinda District, Karura District, Massawa District, Nakfa District and She'eb District. Eritrea has a one party national Assembly governed by People’s Front for Democracy and Justice, an authoritarian government.

From the time of independence since 30 May 1991, the country has been continuing with a transitional government elected during the elections in April 1993. The scheduled elections in 2001 has been postponed indefinitely; the regional and local elections are conducted on a periodic basis on a restricted framework. All men and women of any ethnic or religious background are eligible to vote. No parties or groups other than PFDJ are allowed to contest and the elections are presided by representatives from PDFJ. Policy decisions should be centered around the party mandate and opposition and dissenters have been imprisoned. GeoHive

Kells (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Kells was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kells was not represented. 1560 Thomas Shiele and Nicholas Ledwiche 1585 Thomas Fleming, Nicholas Dax and Patrick Plunkett 1613–1615 Oliver Plunket and Gerald Balfe 1634–1635 Walter Evers of Ballyardan and Adam Cusack of Trevett 1639–1649 Robert Cusack and Oliver Plunket 1661–1666 John Forth, Arthur Purefoy, Richard Stephenson and Robert Shapcote. O'Hart, John; the Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. Vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7. Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary; the History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800. Ulster Historical Foundation

Ricardo J Komotar

Ricardo J. Komotar is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the field of brain tumors, he serves as director of the University of Miami Brain Tumor Initiative, director of the UM Neurosurgery Residency Program, director of the UM Surgical Neurooncology Fellowship Program. Komotar's graduated with a B. S. in neuroscience from Duke University. During this time, Komotar was awarded the opportunity to conduct neuropharmacology research at Oxford University in England for a year, he obtained his medical degree with highest honors from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed his neurosurgical internship/residency at Columbia University. Komotar went on to specialized in brain tumors by completing a surgical neurooncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Komotar is co-author of the textbook Fundamentals of Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, he has written more than 500 scientific articles. He serves on the executive committee for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the executive board for the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors.

Komotar is founder and director of the Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament, a benefit event meant to help raise money for brain tumor research. This event was launched in 2003; the international fundraiser has expanded to include over 40 top neurological institutes from across the U. S. Canada and Puerto Rico


WMXP-LP is a low-powered FM community radio station located in Greenville, South Carolina. The station broadcasts on 95.5 FM with an ERP of 100 watts. WMXP-LP signed on the air June 10, 2007; the station is owned by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. It was launched with the help of hundreds of local and national volunteers at the eleventh community radio barnraising of the Prometheus Radio Project, it is a non-commercial station, dedicated to African-American culture programming, claiming that it "will give a voice to the voiceless, a home to knowledge, community enrichment and social justice advocacy."According to the FCC database, WMXP-LP went silent on May 20, 2011. No official reason is known. Station returned to the air on May 18, 2012 from a new transmitter site via FCC Special Temporary Authority for lower antenna height while new 120 foot tower is being constructed. Signal strength is strong in most of the city due to unique audio processing and temporarily monophonic signal. List of community radio stations in the United States Official WMXP Greenville Website WMXP's Live Web Stream Query the FCC's FM station database for WMXP Radio-Locator information on WMXP-LP Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMXP2007 Free Press article on WMXP-LP's launch IEEE Spectrum article on WMXP-LP WMXP New Transmitter CP WMXP STA For Lower Height Transmission

Surjo R. Soekadar

Surjo Raphael Soekadar is a German physician and development aid worker. He studied medicine in Mainz and Baltimore and graduated under Herta Flor, ZI Mannheim, with a doctorate in clinical neuropsychology. From 2005 to 2018, he worked as a physician at the University of Tübingen, where he became head of the Applied Neurotechnology Lab in 2011. In 2018, he was appointed Germany's first Professor of Clinical Neurotechnology at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin; the professorship is supported by the Einstein Foundation Berlin. Surjo Soekadar has been involved for many years in the field of development cooperation dealing with establishing youth health centers in Africa, South America and Asia. In 2001 he co-founded the Global Contract Foundation and served as board member of various non-governmental organizations, e.g. "Options For Life International" and the Global Contract Foundation. In 2004 he became the youngest creative member of the Club of Budapest after having drafted the first outline of the Global Marshall Plan Initiative.

Scientifically, he examines the adaptation of the brain to changing environmental conditions. He is working on the development and testing of clinical brain-machine interfaces and their combination with non-invasive brain stimulation. In 2016, he and his team enabled quadriplegic patients with complete finger paralysis to eat and drink independently using a non-invasive brain/neural hand exoskeleton. In 2019, he demonstrated feasibly to record the Bereitschaftspotential outside the lab and under extreme conditions, namely before 192-meter bungee jumping; as part of a research fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, he and his colleagues were the first to record neuromagnetic brain activity in the millisecond range while the brain of a human subject underwent transcranial direct current stimulation. It is expected that this new method will contribute to a better understanding of electrical brain stimulation’s clinical success and to solving various fundamental research questions in neuroscience.

In 2012 he received the International Annual BCI Research Award

Spirit of the Age (album)

Spirit of the Age is a 1988 compilation album by the British space rock group Hawkwind covering their Charisma Records period 1976–1979. It was issued by Virgin Records after they had acquired the Charisma catalogue, to test whether there was a viable market for the Hawkwind albums included in the deal. There was, the company re-issued each of the four albums the following year as part of the Compact price series. In 1992, Virgin wished to include a new Hawkwind compilation, Tales from Atom Henge: The Robert Calvert Years, as part of their Virgin Universal series; the band's fan club editor, Brian Tawn, was approached to compile this new release, but chose to replicate the original compilation album with the exception of two changes: the addition of the hard to find single B-sides "Honky Dorky" and "The Dream of Isis", the omission of "The Forge of Vulcan" in order to make space. "The Forge of Vulcan" – from Quark and Charm "Flying Doctor" – from 25 Years On "Steppenwolf" – from Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music "Hassan I Sabbah" – from Quark and Charm "25 Years" – from 25 Years On "Jack of Shadows" – from PXR5 "Psi Power" – from 25 Years On "Reefer Madness" – from Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music "Fable of a Failed Race" – from Quark and Charm "High Rise" – from PXR5 "Quark and Charm" – from Quark and Charm "Back on the Streets" – single A-side "Kerb Crawler" – from Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music " The Dreams of the Cold War Kid" – from 25 Years On "Spirit of the Age" – from Quark and Charm "Honky Dorky" – single B-side "Flying Doctor" "Steppenwolf" "Hassan I Sabbah" "25 Years" "Jack of Shadows" "PSI Power" "Reefer Madness" "Fable of a Failed Race" "High Rise" "Quark and Charm" "Back on the Streets" "The Dream of Isis" – single B-side "Kerb Crawler" " The Dreams of the Cold War Kid" "Spirit of the Age" Spirit of the Age: September 1988: Virgin Records, COMCD8 Tales from Atom Henge: November 1992: Virgin Universal, CDVM9008 Spirit of the Age at AllMusic.

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