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Owen County, Indiana

Owen County is a county located in the U. S. state of Indiana, determined by the U. S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U. S. population in 1920. As of 2010, the population was 21,575; the county seat is Spencer. Owen County is part of the Bloomington, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Putnam County Morgan County Monroe County Greene County Clay County U. S. Route 231 Indiana State Road 42 Indiana State Road 43 Indiana State Road 46 Indiana State Road 67 Indiana State Road 157 Indiana State Road 243 Indiana State Road 246 Owen County was formed in 1819, it was named after a colonel who died at the Battle of Tippecanoe. In 1920, the United States Census reported Owen County as the Center of Population for the US at a point 8 miles south-southeast of Spencer, Indiana; the center moved the shortest distance since census data collecting began in 1790 from its previous center in Bloomington, IN. When the East experienced high rates of growth, as it did in the decades between 1890 and 1920, the Westward movement of the center slowed.

In recent years, average temperatures in Spencer have ranged from a low of 15 °F in January to a high of 84 °F in July, although a record low of −33 °F was recorded in January 1994 and a record high of 107 °F was recorded in July 1954. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 2.56 inches in January to 4.97 inches in May. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the fiscal body of the county government, it has seven members, three of which are elected county-wide and four of which are elected from districts. District One includes Harrison, Montgomery and Wayne Townships including the Town of Gosport. District Two includes Washington Township including the Town of Spencer. District Three includes Jackson, Jennings and Morgan Townships. District Four includes Clay, Franklin and Marion Townships. All council members serve four-year terms with at-large members elected during Presidential election cycles and district members elected during the other election cycles.

One of the council members serves as another as vice-president. The council is responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending; the council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes. Several local boards such as the Alcoholic Beverage Board and Library Board have a member or members appointed by the council. Board of Commissioners: The executive body of the county is made of a board of commissioners with three members; the commissioners are elected county-wide, however each must reside in their respective districts, two of which are elected during Presidential election cycles and the other during the other election cycles. Each serves a four-year term; the District One member must reside in Harrison, Jennings, Taylor, or Wayne Townships. The District Two member must reside in Franklin, or Washington Townships; the District Three member must reside in Jefferson, Marion, or Morgan Townships.

One of the commissioners serves as another as vice-president. The commissioners are charged with executing the acts legislated by the state legislature, collecting revenue, managing the day-to-day functions of the county government. Court: The county has a Circuit Court; the judge on the court is elected to a term of six years and must be a member of the Indiana Bar Association. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, prosecutor, auditor, recorder and clerk of the circuit court; each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 21,575 people, 8,486 households, 5,992 families residing in the county. The population density was 56.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 10,091 housing units at an average density of 26.2 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 97.9% white, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 0.3% black or African American, 0.2% from other races, 0.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 0.9% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 28.7% were German, 20.7% were Irish, 8.9% were English, 8.4% were American. Of the 8,486 households, 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.4% were non-families, 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.96. The median age was 42.4 years. The median income for a household in the county was $47,697 and the median income for a family was $52,343. Males had a median income of $40,668 versus $30,556 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,581. About 9.2% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

Gosport Spencer Clay Franklin Harrison Jackson Jefferson Jennings Lafayette Marion Montgomery Morgan Taylor Washington Wayne National Register of Historic Places listings in Owen County, Indiana Owen County Official Website

Nuclear density

Nuclear density is the density of the nucleus of an atom, averaging about 2.3×1017 kg/m3. The descriptive term nuclear density is applied to situations where high densities occur, such as within neutron stars; the nuclear density of an typical nucleus can be calculated from the size of the nucleus, which itself can be approximated based on the number of protons and neutrons in it. The radius of a typical nucleus, in terms of number of nucleons, is R = A 1 / 3 R 0 where A is the mass number and R 0 is 1.25 fm, with typical deviations of up to 0.2 fm from this value. The density of the nucleus is thus: n = A 4 3 π R 3 The density for any typical nucleus, in terms of mass number, is thus constant, not dependent on A or r, theoretically: n = A 4 3 π 3 = 3 4 π 3 = 0.122 − 3 = 1.22 ⋅ 10 44 m − 3 The experimentally determined value for n is 0.16 fm−3. The mass density is the product of n by the nuclear mass; the calculated mass density, using a nucleon mass of 1.67×10−27 kg, is thus: = 2.04 ⋅ 10 17 k g ⋅ m − 3 The components of an atom and of a nucleus have varying densities.

The proton is not a fundamental particle, being composed of quark-gluon matter. Its size is 10−15 meters and its density 1018 kg/m3; the descriptive term nuclear density is applied to situations where high densities occur, such as within neutron stars. Using deep inelastic scattering, it has been estimated that the "size" of an electron, if it is not a point particle, must be less than 10−17 meters; this would correspond to a density of 1021 kg/m3. Probing deeper within particles, one finds quarks which appear to be dense and hard. There are possibilities for still higher densities when it comes to quark matter, gluon matter, or neutrino matter. In the immediate future, the highest experimentally measurable densities will be limited to leptons and quarks. "The Atomic Nucleus". Retrieved 2014-11-18. Nuclear matter Quark–gluon plasma

Nye Block

The Nye Block known as the Johnson Landmark Building, was a historic commercial building at Main and Railroad Streets in Johnson, Vermont. Built in 1868, it was an elaborate example of Second Empire architecture, occupying a prominent position in the town center, it was destroyed by an arsonist in 1986. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977; the Nye Block stood prominently in the center of the village of Johnson, at the southwest corner of Main and Railroad Streets. It was a long 2-1/2 story wood-frame structure, capped with a mansard roof that provided a full third floor in the attic; the building physically dominated the area, as it was the tallest and most ornately decorated structure in the downtown. Its main facade faced Main Street, it extended over 120 feet along Railroad Street, its rear section decreasing in width due to the curvature of the road; the mansard roof had a bracketed cornice at both the steep and shallow-angled portions, windows recessed into it.

An ornate porch extended across the front and along the left side, there was a recessed porch bay midway along the long left side. The block was built in 1868-69 by Leonard Knight, a local businessman, as a speculative venture in anticipation of the railroad being routed nearby, it was at the time of its construction the most ornate building in the town, was rare in the state as a good example of vernacular Second Empire architecture. It was destroyed by a suspicious fire in 1986. National Register of Historic Places listings in Lamoille County, Vermont

Franz Tangl

Franz Tangl, was a Hungarian physiologist and pathologist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Along with pathologist Paul Clemens von Baumgarten, the eponymous Baumgarten-Tangl law is named after him. Tangl was born the son of a cloth-maker in Budapest in 1866, he graduated with a degree in medicine. He next was provided with a one-year traineeship for general hospitals and medical institutions, spent half a year in 1887 in Kiel, dealing with histology. On April 1 of the same year, he received a post as an assistant in histology in the medical school’s embryology division at Graz, he received the Schordann Zsigmond scholarship to study abroad, the study of bacteriology as an assistant to Paul Clemens von Baumgarten at the University of Tübingen. At the same time, he worked as a doctor for a short period of time at the Krankenhaus am Urban hospital in Berlin while studying under Robert Koch and Ludwig, it was at this time. University of Tübingen’s Professor Walter Flemming offered him a position as a lecturer, but he returned home due to homesickness in 1891.

1896 he created the initiative for the Hungarian Royal Animal Physiology and Feeding Experimental Station of which he became the director. This is considered a breakthrough in technical science from 1901; the station started to function in the end of 1896 in a small house built between the Institute of Pharmacology and the Institute of Pathology of the Veterinary Academy. There was an experimental stable downstairs, two small laboratories, a balance-room, an apartment on the first floor; this building was outgrown by the station in a few years, in 1901 it was moved to a two-storied new building. In 1902, Tangl began as a correspondent to the Hungarian Academy of Science, in 1910 became a regular professor there; this first year as a teacher, Michael Polányi was an assistant in his laboratory the Institute of Pathology and Physiological Chemistry. Tangl noticed his intelligence and got him a three-year scholarship, which furthered a turn toward research itself. Tangl's insistence that physiology be based on sound knowledge of physical chemistry furthered Polanyi's interest in that area.

1903-1914, Tangle was appointed ordinarius in charge of medical chemistry at University of Budapest Chemistry Department following the death of the predecessor, Plósz Béla. From 1914-1917, he was regular professor of physiology at Budapest University. While there, he contributed significant research into the study of the development, bird embryo and the metabolism of insects during metamorphosis, he was a founder of the College of veterinary medicine, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Anatomy and Histology. On December 19, 1917, amidst troubles within Budapest due to the 1st World War, he continued his work, but that afternoon, while he was going to go back home, he was shot by a stray bullet and he died on the spot, several meters outside his work place. 1917, December 22, he was buried in the Kerepesi Cemetery. His body was moved to the Farkasréti cemetery, he was the Hungarian Natural History Society's vice-president of Special Physiology and president twice. In 1912 he received recognition of his work from the title of councilor.

A tablet was placed on the wall of the Department of Surgery and Ophthalmology, University of Veterinary Science on May 28, 1996, on the occasion of the centenary of the establishment of the Hungarian Royal Animal Physiology and Feeding Experimental Station with the participation of László Fésüs, director general, László V. Frenyó, rector, his brother Tangl Károly was a physicist. He was survived by a physiologist and doctor. All in Hungarian. Http://www.galeria.sote.hu/page.php?id=173 http://mek.oszk.hu/00300/00355/html/ABC15363/15457.htm http://konyvtar.univet.hu/portre/fotocd/tangl.htm http://www.kfki.hu/physics/historia/historia/egyen.php?namenev=tanglf&nev5=Tangl+Ferenc https://web.archive.org/web/20160304001653/http://orvostortenet.hu/tankonyvek/tk-05/pdf_Szallasi/vegyes_048.pdf

Diànzǐ Yóuxì Ruǎnjiàn

Diànzǐ Yóuxì Ruǎnjiàn is China's earliest video game magazine. Founded in the summer of 1993 and serialized in May 1994 by China Association for Science and Technology, the magazine was subtitled Game Jízhōngyíng, focused on both PC games and console games. In July 1995 it was closed by the government, however the publication ban was lifted two months and the magazine was given the more politically palatable subtitle Game Fēngjǐngxiàn. Topical coverage broadened after this point to include articles on anime, comics and popular culture in general, however the de-emphasis on video games created a rift among staff and several editors led by Bīng Suǒ left the magazine to found Diànzǐ Yóuxì yǔ Diànnǎo Yóuxì, a rival magazine catering to a hardcore and doujin gamer ethic. From 1995 to 2000, Diàn Ruǎn and Diàn Diàn dominated video game magazine sales in the country and the competition between them was stiff and acrimonious; the early 2000s saw the introduction of prominent rivals, the development of specialist gaming magazines like the PC-focused Play.

From 2003 through 2005, Diàn Ruǎn experienced the peak of its influence with annual income approaching 16.5 million yuan. The 2010s would see the magazine's last days as the rise of internet journalism prompted a global decline of newspapers. On June 13, 2010, a large number of staff resigned and the magazine was described by Gameaning journalists as "hanging by a thread". At the end of February 2012, a Weibo post from Diàn Ruǎn's official microblog confirmed that their next issue would be the last. Seven months in September 2012, the magazine re-opened with a different format and with an academic rather than entertainment focus on video games; this new iteration of the magazine was short-lived and two months the magazine was renamed Diànzǐ Jìshù yǔ Ruǎnjiàn Gōngchéng, its emphasis was shifted to non-game electronic hardware. Summer 1993 - Diànzǐ Yóuxì Ruǎnjiàn "Game Jízhōngyíng" is founded by Chūn Xiǎo, Wényǔ Liú, Sōng Tián, Lóng Qiūzhào, Rúdé Liú. Xiǎo takes the others act as journalists and editors.

The magazine begins life as a series of "books" recognized with unique ISBN identifiers. 25 May 1994 - The magazine gains approval for an official nationally recognized serialization number and restarts its numbering at #1. 14 December 1994 - The magazine gains international recognition with an ISSN number. July 1995 - Authorities halt the publication of "Game Jízhōngyíng" citing 15 publication infractions including the use of a repugnant publishing title, the use of anonymous pseudonyms for all staff, the misuse of their "Diàn ruǎn shèpíng" column; this column contained politically sensitive issues like criticism of the government policies on games and frank discussion of the then-rampant software piracy. September 1995 - Under the efforts of founding member, Wényǔ Liú, the publication ban is lifted. October 1995 - Publication resumes under the title "Game Fēngjǐngxiàn" and the editor in chief, now Wényǔ Liú, discards his old pseudonym to publish under his real name. Late 1995 - The first Diàn Ruǎn supplemental publications are published.

The first, "Diàn Ruǎn 94 Diǎncáng Běn" had been created by editor Bīng Suǒ during the suspension period. This is followed by the "Mìjì Bǎodiǎn" supplement. Spring 1996 - Artistic differences between staff members come to a head with the original founders tending to favor expansive coverage of related popular topics like anime, music, etc. using strict controls, newer staffers led by Bīng Suǒ adopting a philosophy more in tune with the hardcore doujin gamer ethic. King leaves with 3 others to found Diànzǐ Yóuxì yǔ Diànnǎo Yóuxì. Hard feelings between the two papers lead them to publish scathing critiques of each other. 1997–1999 - Competition with Diàn Diàn persists. Diàn Ruǎn releases spin-off series including the popular "Gédòu Tiānshū" series and the "Yóuxì Pīpíng" supplemental series to boost revenues. 2003–2005 - Diàn Diàn folds and Diàn Ruǎn experiences the peak of its influence with annual income of approaching 16.48 million yuan. 13 June 2010 - Large number of staff resign simultaneously.

Diàn Ruǎn described as "hanging by a thread". 27 February 2012 - Diàn Ruǎn folds. Issue #319 is its final publication. 10 September 2012 - Diàn Ruǎn reopens with an academic focus on video games. November 2012 - The magazine is renamed Diànzǐ Jìshù yǔ Ruǎnjiàn Gōngchéng and covers non-game electronic hardware

The Last Godfather

The Last Godfather is a 2010 American-South Korean comedy film directed by Shim Hyung-rae. Yong-gu is the illegitimate child of the infamous mafia boss Don Carini, based in New York. Carini shocks everyone by stating that he wants Yong-gu to take over the operation, something that seems to be a bad choice when the man in question shows himself to be a poor candidate to be a mafia don. Shim Hyung-rae as Young-gu Harvey Keitel as Don Carini Blake Clark as Captain O'Brian Michael Rispoli as Tony V Jason Mewes as Vinnie Jocelin Donahue as Nancy Bonfante Jon Polito as Don Bonfante Michele Specht as Burlesque Hostess John Pinette as Macho Paul Hipp as Rocco Debra Mooney as Sister Theresa Jack Kehler as Cabbie The Los Angeles Times and The National both panned The Last Godfather, the Los Angeles Times wrote that the film was "more harmlessly amiable than outright awful, though it might still be best to just forget about it." The Last Godfather on IMDb The Last Godfather at the Korean Movie Database The Last Godfather at HanCinema