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Orgy (band)

Orgy is an American rock band formed in 1994, from Los Angeles, California. Orgy described their industrial rock music as "death pop"; the band is best known for their cover version of the New Order song "Blue Monday" and their hit song "Stitches" both from their 1998 album Candyass. Orgy was formed in 1994 by guitarists Amir Derakh and Ryan Shuck. Bassist Paige Haley, drummer Bobby Hewitt soon completed the line-up. Derakh had gained some fame in the 1980s metal band Rough Cutt, Hewitt was a former member of Electric Love Hogs. Gordon and Derakh were experienced producers, having produced Coal Chamber's self-titled CD. Within six months Jonathan Davis, who performed with Shuck in Sexart, signed Orgy to Korn's label Elementree Records. In 1998, Orgy released their debut album, the name inspired by a drag queen they had met, selling two million copies; the album produced two singles. The song "Revival" featured Jonathan Davis of Korn. Orgy made their live debut at EdgeFest, an annual radio show in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1998.

They appeared on the Family Values Tour with Korn, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube and Rammstein. They were featured on the live compilation album of the tour, released in 1999. Other tours with Love and Rockets and Sugar Ray followed, their second album, the science fiction-themed Vapor Transmission, was released in 2000, with "Fiction" and "Opticon" as singles. In 2001, Orgy released the song "Faces" for the soundtrack of the film Zoolander. Orgy was a musical guest on WB's Charmed, performing "Opticon" in the episode "Sin Francisco". In late 2003, guitarists Shuck and Derakh formed a side project, Julien-K, as an outlet for electronic material they had come up with during the writing process for Orgy. Jay Gordon remixed the Linkin Park track "Points of Authority", for their album Reanimation, where it was renamed "Pts.of. Athrty". After the release of Vapor Transmission, Orgy left Reprise Records and had severed ties with Elementree. Gordon started his own independent record label, D1 Music, releasing the band's third album, Punk Statik Paranoia in 2004.

When asked for an Orgy update in late July 2008, Shuck informed fans that Orgy's return is still underway but their priority is getting the much delayed Julien-K album released. During a video interview at the annual Californian NAMM 2009 convention, Derakh mentioned a 2010 Orgy reunion. Shuck and Derakh released their first album as Julien-K, titled Death to Analog, in March 2009. In the same year they released an album with Chester Bennington of Linkin Park under the name Dead by Sunrise. On March 30, 2010, through a video to his Julien-K, Dead By Sunrise, Orgy followers, Shuck informed that there are plans for a tour in 2010. On October 25, 2010, Ryan Shuck and Amir Derakh informed on the Julien-K blog that "As of Oct. 26th we will no longer be part of Orgy. Jay will continue making music without the original members." On October 30, 2010, Jay Gordon released a statement via his official Facebook profile stating that he still owns the Orgy name and wants to continue forth creating new material for the band.

Jay wrote that all previous members of the band were too busy with numerous side-projects to continue with the original band. "Everyone has been so busy with their different projects I figured this was the only way for me to continue on with the name. I started this band, I don't want to let it fall to the wayside completely." On November 7, 2011, published a news story detailing the bitter feud between vocalist Gordon and guitarists Shuck and Derakh that has spiraled out of control after Gordon revealing his plans to assemble a band of musicians and begin touring under the name Orgy. On February 3, 2012, it was announced that Orgy would embark on a five-week run titled the Bad Blood Tour. Vocalist Jay Gordon is the only original member of Orgy appearing on this tour. On August 4, 2012, Orgy linked to a 30-second demo of a new song, "Grime of the Century" via their Twitter and Facebook page; the song "Grime of the Century" was made available on iTunes and the new Orgy website,

In 2013, Orgy embarked on the Wide Awake and Dead Tour with Vampires Everywhere! and Davey Suicide. Orgy launched a crowdfunding campaign in August 2013 via with a $100,000 goal. Two months at the conclusion of the campaign, the band had only raised $8,739, falling short of their goal by over $91,000. On February 23, 2014, the band announced through their official website that the new single “WIDE AWAKE AND DEAD” will be available through iTunes & Amazon on March 18, 2014; the "Wide Awake and Dead" video was filmed on April 22. In 2015, they released their first collection of new music in 11 years, it was to be followed with another EP titled Entropy, but Gordon told Westward Magazine the band would instead release it as a full-length album. The band's sound has been described as alternative metal, industrial rock, industrial metal, electronic rock, nu metal. Julien-K – an electronic rock group founded by Derakh and Shuck in 2003, their album Death to Analog was released on March 10, 2009.

Dead by Sunrise – a band founded by Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Shuck. Hellflower – a band founded by a longtime friend and Director of Activities Church, including Haley. Kill-o-watt – Gordon's new dubstep side-project. Promotional singles Official website


Otard known as Chateau de Cognac, is a French cognac house founded in 1795 by Jean-Baptiste Antoine Otard. For over two hundred years, Baron Otard Cognac was owned, until it was bought by the Italian company Martini & Rossi S.p. A. in 1991. Today, Baron Otard Cognac is a subsidiary of the Bacardi group; the Otard family traces its origins back to the middle of the 9th century to a Norwegian warrior named Ottar. From the 11th to 17th century, the descendants of Ottar lived in Dun-Ottar castle in Scotland. Great supporters of the Stuart cause, they followed King James II of England when the moved to France in exile after the Glorious Revolution of 1688. James O'Tard fought alongside Louis XIV of France and was created a Baron in 1701, it was his great-grandson, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Otard born near to the town of Cognac, who created the cognac trading house bearing his name in 1795. The family owned vineyards around the town of Cognac and were distilling and ageing'eaux-de-vie'; the following year he bought the Château de Cognac, built in the tenth century to protect the villagers from Norman invaders, as a base for his business.

The cellars of the château, which can be visited, are still used for storing and ageing the casks of cognac. The cellars of Château de Cognac have 3-metre thick walls and an high level of humidity resulting from the proximity of the Charente river; this environment plays a determinant role in the maturity of the different brandies offered by the company.1795 Extra – a top of the range cognac crafted from Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie in a special cellar set apart in the Château. XO Gold - draws its personality from a blend of Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie, rounded off with the Borderies, which lend it the finesse of a delicately floral aroma, by the Fins Bois, which give it its vigour. 55 - the first cognac at 55° offered by a cognac firm, it is the offspring of blends made over two hundred years ago by Baron Otard. Napoleon - is Petite Champagne with Borderies and Fins Bois. VSOP - is composed of the two leading cognac growths and Petite Champagne, with at least 50% of Grande Champagne. VS – is a blend of the finest growths aged in Limousin oak barrels.

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Nicky Hilton Rothschild

Nicholai Olivia Rothschild is an American businesswoman, socialite and fashion designer. She is a member of the Hilton family by birth, a member of the Rothschild family through her marriage to James Rothschild, a grandson of Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild, in 2015. Hilton was raised in Los Angeles, she is the younger daughter of Richard Hilton, a hotel heir of the Hilton family who works as a businessman in real estate, of Kathy Hilton, a former actress and half sister of Kim and Kyle Richards. Hilton was named for Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Jr.. She is the second of four children: she has an older sister, Paris Whitney Hilton, two younger brothers, Barron Nicholas Hilton II and Conrad Hughes Hilton III. Hilton was raised Roman Catholic, she has Norwegian, Italian, English and Scottish ancestry. Hilton graduated from Convent of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls Catholic school on the Upper East Side, in 2001, she took courses at Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons The New School for Design but does not have a degree.

In 2004, Hilton launched her own clothing line. She designed a line of handbags for Japanese company Samantha Thavasa. In 2007, she started Nicholai, at a higher price point. Nicholai held its fashion show for the spring/summer 2008 season on September 9, 2007, in New York City during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. In 2014, Hilton launched a 10-piece collection with eLuxe, she designed each piece as a reflection of her personal style and named all products for the women in her family, who embody the style of each piece. In 2010, Hilton launched a line of jewelry; the pieces are fashion jewelry and in an Art Deco style. In 2015, she launched a capsule collection of handbags as part of a collaboration with Linea Pelle. Hilton said she was approached by Linea Pelle "to make a capsule collection and I wanted to have it be classic; as in I didn't want to make these super trendy bags that would be out of style next season."In August 2017, Hilton announced her collaboration with Tolani for a Mommy and Me capsule collection.

The collection launched in stores in spring 2018.. In 2019 Hilton launched a second collection with Tolani inspired by her travels. In February 2019, Hilton announced her first footwear collection in partnership with French Sole.. The line, known as Nicky Hilton x French Sole launched in September 2019. In 2005, Hilton was the face of Australian underwear line Antz Pantz alongside Kimberly Stewart. Stewart remains contracted. Around this time, Hilton modeled for the cover of Lucire for its New Romanian editions. In 2006, she entered a partnership to open two Nicky O Hotels, the first in Miami and the second in Chicago; that same year, Hilton sued her partner in Federal Court in Los Angeles for damages and to seek an injunction against his use of the name. On February 12, 2007, Hilton was sued for breach of contract by her partners. In 2014, Hilton published 365 Style. According to the author, the book "offers a simple method that helps girls identify the staple pieces that work best for their lifestyle, encourages them to stay true to their own tastes, most shows them how to have fun with fashion every day of the year."

365 Style was published by a subsidiary of HarperCollins. In 2015, Hilton collaborated with Smashbox, the cosmetic brand owned by Estée Lauder Companies, to create a cosmetic line consisting of three limited-edition cat-inspired makeup kits, she has supported a range of charitable organizations, including Starlight Children's Foundation, Make-a-wish Foundation, Race to Erase MS and Union Rescue Mission. At 2:30 a.m. on August 15, 2004, Hilton married childhood friend and businessman Todd Meister at the Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The marriage was annulled less than three months with Hilton and Meister explaining they traveled apart and had married "on a whim". In 2011, Hilton began dating financier James Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild family and only son of Amschel Rothschild, after being introduced at James Stunt and Petra Ecclestone's wedding. On August 12, 2014, while on vacation at Lake Como in Italy, Hilton became engaged to Rothschild. On July 10, 2015, the couple married at The Orangery in Kensington Palace Gardens in London, England.

Hilton wore a $77,000 Valentino Haute Couture gown. Her sister, served as maid of honor; the couple honeymooned in Botswana. They have two daughters: Teddy Marilyn Rothschild. Official website Nicky Rothschild on IMDb Nicky Hilton at Fashion Model Directory Nicky Hilton at AllMovie Nicky Hilton at Rotten Tomatoes Nicky Hilton at the TCM Movie Database Nicky Hilton at AlloCiné

Rocket Engine Test Facility

Rocket Engine Test Facility was the name of a facility at the NASA Glenn Research Center known as the Lewis Research Center, in Ohio. The purpose of the Rocket Engine Test Facility was to test full-scale liquid hydrogen rockets at thrust chamber pressures of up to 2100 psia and thrust levels to at least 20,000 pounds. Work on the design of the facility began in 1954 under the auspices of NACA's Rocket Branch of the Fuels and Combustion Research Division, it was built at a cost of $2.5 million and completed in 1957. The facility was located at the south end of the Center, adjacent to Abrams Creek 41.404°N 81.868°W / 41.404. It was demolished in 2003 in order to make way for the runway expansion of the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, it consisted of several support service buildings. Test Stand A was designed for sea-level testing of vertically mounted rocket engines that exhaust into an exhaust gas scrubber and muffler; the A stand had the capability of testing engines with chamber pressures up to 4300 psia and thrust levels up to 50,000 pounds.

Test Stand B was designed by Anthony Fortini and Vearl N. Huff in 1959, but it was not built until after 1980, it could test horizontally mounted rocket engines exhausting into an exhaust diffuser, a nitrogen-driven two-stage ejector system. The B stand, for altitude testing in a space environment, had the capability of testing engines with chamber pressures up to 1000 psia and thrust levels up to 1500 pounds; the support systems included storage dewars for a large water reservoir. Smaller buildings included a block house for observation, a pump house, a helium compressor shelter, a liquid hydrogen pump vaporizer shelter. In 1984 the facility was modified to provide the capability for testing large area ratio nozzles. Both men received awards for Test Stand B under the Space Act, as recommended by the Inventions and Contributions Board in accordance with the provisions of Section 306 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act 1958 and granted by the Administrator of NASA, it was designated a U.

S. National Historic Landmark in 1985, because of its significant role in the development of liquid hydrogen as a rocket fuel, it was used in the development of the Pratt & Whitney RL-10 engine for the Centaur upper stage, as well as for the J-2 engine, with its 200,000-pound thrust, for the second stage of the Saturn V rocket. The hydrogen-oxygen engines used by the Space Shuttle were tested in this facility. After the facility's 2003 razing, it was de-designated on April 4, 2005. Dawson, Virginia P. Ideas into hardware: A history of the Rocket Engine Test Facility at the NASA Glenn Research Center

Cristóbal Silva

Cristóbal Mauricio Silva Ibaceta is a Chilean amateur mountain biker. He has won five Chilean national championship titles in men's mountain biking, represented his nation Chile in two editions of the Olympic Games. Silva spotted on his major international debut at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he scored a fortieth place in the men's cross-country race with only a single lap left to complete. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Silva qualified for his second Chilean squad in the men's cross-country race by receiving an automatic berth from the Chilean Cycling Federation and the Union Cycliste Internationale, based on his best performance at the World and Pan American Championships and at the Mountain Biking World Series. Silva could not upgrade again a complete cross-country distance from his ride in Athens, as he ended his course with only two laps to go and a thirty-sixth-place finish. NBC Olympics Profile Cristóbal Silva at Cycling Archives

Kupiansk Raion

Kupianskyi Raion is a district in Ukraine in Kharkiv Oblast. The administrative center of the raion is the city of Kupiansk, incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 24,573 It is 120 kilometers to the east of Kharkiv and 40 kilometers south of the border with the Russian Federation. Kupiansk and the inhabitants of district are served by three hospitals, three medical clinics, three children's clinics and three women's clinics, two sanitary-epidemiology stations. Nine general schools work within the city school system: three high schools, night-school, special general school-boarding-school. Professional schools include a motor transport technical school, medical college, agrarian lyceum, higher professional technical school № 27, professional school № 34. Liberal education of Kupiansk includes three musical schools and two sporting schools, station of young technicians and station of young naturalists. For a children under the age of six child's preschools exist.

Four houses of culture, a regional museum, three city libraries, four stadiums, athletic-health complex, pool for swimming, three parks of culture and a rest house for workers lay within the city limits of Kupiansk. The city lived through a few periods of economic expansion. Economic progress led to the development of industry, the building of a railway which runs through Kupiansk. Large changes in the life of city are related to building of the Kupiansk Steel-works factory at the beginning of the 1960s; this was a prosperous time for the regional economy, which enabled the region to provide cities with water and power mediums. In addition this establishment, provided building auxiliary organizations the opportunity development within Kupiansk; this mushroom growth of industry caused an increase in population, that resulted in expansion of social sphere of the city. Key enterprises, which presently determine the economy of city are groups of enterprises located within the railway knot, one of the most extensive in the east region of Ukraine and enterprise of processing of agricultural products benefit from the location.

There are more than 300 enterprises of different types of ownership and over 3000 sole proprietors are registered within the town. Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, microbiologist Vladimir Dudintsev, Ukrainian-born Russian writer Kupensky Youth Network