Parallel bars are floor apparatus consisting of two wooden bars over 11 feet long and positioned at hand height. Parallel bars are used in artistic gymnastics and for physical therapy and home exercise. Gymnasts may optionally wear grips when performing a routine on the parallel bars, although this is uncommon; the apparatus consists of two parallel bars that are held parallel to, elevated above, the floor by a metal supporting framework. The bars are composed with an outer coating of wood; the vertical members of the supporting framework are adjustable so the height of the bars above the floor and distance between the bars can be set optimally for each gymnast. Bar length: 350 centimetres ± 1 centimetre Bar rounded profile: 5 centimetres ± 1 millimetre vertical by 4 centimetres ± 1 millimetre horizontal Bar width: 4 centimetres ± 1 millimetre Height of bar from floor: 200 centimetres ± 1 centimetre Distance between bars: 42 centimetres - 52 centimetres The parallel bars were invented by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn in Berlin.
In 1819 the first transportable parallel bars were described. In 1856 in Germany Hermann Otto Kluge used tubes to make the parallel bars and the horizontal bar adjustable, he used them in his gym. In Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, published between 1873-1877, their use for exercise is described. A routine performed on the parallel bars must include various elements that depend on the gymnast's competitive level. A typical performance will involve swinging skills in a support position, a hanging position, an upper arm position. Parallel bar routines feature a strength or static hold skill such as an L-sit or handstand; each routine ends with a dismount from the side of the apparatus. A parallel bar routine should contain at least one element from all element groups: I. Elements in support or through support II. Elements starting in upper arm position III. Long swings in hang, on 1 or 2 rails IV. Underswings V. Dismounts Deductions are taken for form and exactness of elements performed. There are specific deductions for adjusting hand position in handstand and not controlling swing elements.
United Nations Security Council resolution 1266, adopted unanimously on 4 October 1999, after recalling all previous resolutions on Iraq, including resolutions 986, 1111, 1129, 1143, 1153, 1175, 1210 and 1242 concerning the Oil-for-Food Programme, the Council increased the limit on the amount of oil Iraq could export to 3.04 billion United States dollars for the current 180-day period which began on 25 May 1999. The Security Council was determined to improve the humanitarian situation in Iraq and, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, increased the limit of oil that Iraq could export beyond the prior authorised limit, US$5.26 billion within a 180-day period. Foreign relations of Iraq Gulf War Invasion of Kuwait Iraq sanctions List of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1201 to 1300 Works related to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1266 at Wikisource Text of the Resolution at undocs.org
Jerry Only is an American musician, well known as the bassist for the Misfits and the vocalist as well. He is the only member to appear in every Misfits lineup. Gerald Caiafa Jr. was born in New Jersey. He started The Misfits with Glenn and Manny in 1977, just a few months after receiving his first bass as a late Christmas present, he would work at his father's machine shop during the week to help finance the band and play shows on the weekend. This would go on for several years and the band split due to differences between lead singer Glenn Danzig and the rest of the band. During this downtime and his brother Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein formed Kryst The Conqueror. In 1995, Only settled a legal battle out of court with co-founder Glenn Danzig, allowing him rights to the Misfits' name on a performing level, while they split the money on merchandising, he reformed the band with Doyle, vocalist Michale Graves, drummer Dr. Chud. Chud and Graves left the group in 2000 to form Graves. In reaction to the loss of members, Doyle left the Misfits.
Graves and Chud were replaced on the M25 tour by Dez Cadena of Black Flag and DC3, on guitar and Marky Ramone of The Ramones, on drums. Only took up the singing duties from this point till the present date. In early 2005, Marky left the group and Only brought in ex-Misfit and Black Flag drummer ROBO to rejoin the group. A new album was recorded in 2010 in Colorado entitled The Devil's Rain, released in October 2011. A single, "Land of the Dead", was released at the mischief night show 2009 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. In 2013, Only and the Misfits released a new album entitled DEAD ALIVE! recorded live at several shows. In 2017, the reunited lineup performed two additional concerts at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on December 28 and The Forum in Inglewood, California on December 30, they performed at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on May 19, 2018. In 1999, Only and the rest of the Misfits lineup had a brief stint in World Championship Wrestling when they aligned with wrestler Vampiro.
Only participated in the most memorable match of the Misfits' time when he fought Dr. Death in a steel cage match. Only was dominated in the match but Death was distracted when the rest of the Misfits interfered and attacked his manager Oklahoma, pouring barbecue sauce in his eyes. Only won the match after being accidentally Irish whipped through the cage door by Dr. Death. On May 6, 2014, it was announced that Glenn Danzig had filed a lawsuit against Jerry Only, claiming Only registered trademarks for everything Misfits-related in 2000 behind Danzig's back, misappropriating exclusive ownership over the trademarks for himself, including the band's iconic "Crimson Ghost" logo. Danzig claims. Danzig says that after registering the trademarks, Only secretly entered into deals with various merchandisers and cut him out of any potential profits in the process, he said that Only has purposefully led merchandisers, including Hot Topic, to believe that they are bound not to accept licenses to exploit the Marks from Danzig or his designees, Only continues to do so.
He said that through this, Only has caused merchandisers not to do business with him and it has deceived consumers as to the source of the merchandise which bore the trademarks. Danzig said a vast majority of the Misfits fans associate the trademarks with the 1977–1983 classic Misfits era when Danzig was a member of the band and not with the current era Misfits. Danzig feels that through false advertising and misrepresentations to merchandisers and consumers it has caused him to suffer damages in excess of $75,000. In August 2014, the judge dismissed the case in favor of Only. In 2017, Darkride Films Interview original drummer Manny Martinez said that from what he remembers, there was no Diane Dipiazza or Jimi Battle in the band. Before The Misfits, Mr. Jim and Jimi played in a band with Glenn doing covers, but the original Misfits were Glenn Danzig, Manny Martinez, Jerry Only and Franche Coma. In his early years with The Misfits, Only was seen using a Black Rickenbacker 4001 bass, Only modified this bass to his preferences.
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HMS A4 was an early Royal Navy submarine. She was a member of the first British A class of submarines. Like all her class, she was built at Barrow-in-Furness. A4 suffered a serious accident, although without casualties, on 16 October 1905 during an underwater signalling experiment off Spithead. A bell had been lowered into the water from a dinghy some distance away from the submarine was being used to signal to the submarine, running awash. A flag on a boat hook protruding through a ventilator, left open was used to indicate that the signal had been heard; the experiment had been performed on the previous day, but the sea was much rougher on 16 October and the submarine stayed inside the breakwater. The same trim settings had been used as on the previous day, but as there was fresh water flowing into the harbour, the water was less dense and so the submarine was less buoyant than on the previous day. Seawater flooded through the ventilator causing the boat to develop a 40 degree inclination on the bow and dive to 90 feet and partially filling her with chlorine gas when it came in contact with the battery acid.
The crew managed to blow the ballast tanks to surface the boat and evacuate onto the deck, but there was an explosion whilst she was being towed back to port and she sank. The boat was repaired; the captain of the submarine at the time, Lieutenant Martin Nasmith, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his command of HMS E11 during the Dardanelles campaign in 1915. During the First World War she was used for training at Portsmouth, was sold for scrap on 16 January 1920. Royal Navy Submarine museum MaritimeQuest HMS A-4 Pages
Eric Andrew Heisserer is an American screenwriter and comic book writer. His screenplay for the film Arrival earned him a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the 89th Academy Awards in 2016, he wrote the horror films A Nightmare on Elm Street, Final Destination 5, The Thing, Lights Out and Bird Box, wrote and directed Hours with Paul Walker. Heisserer's professional screenwriting career was launched with the sale of The Dionaea House to Warner Bros. in 2005, based on an online epistolary story of the same name that he wrote in autumn 2004. He developed an original television pilot for Paramount Pictures and CBS, wrote feature projects for Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Warner Bros.. In 2007, he sold a pitch to Regency Enterprises and Fox called Inhuman, a supernatural thriller set in Tokyo that combines live action and anime sequences. In December 2008, Heisserer was hired to re-envision and rewrite the script for the franchise reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street, produced by Platinum Dunes. An early draft had been written by Wesley Strick.
The script went on to land director Samuel Bayer, actor Jackie Earle Haley, began filming in May 2009. He rewrote the prequel to director John Carpenter's 1982 remake The Thing. In April 2010, Heisserer signed on to write Final Destination 5, the fifth film of the horror film franchise. Heisserer made his directorial debut with the film Hours. Heisserer co-wrote The Conjuring 2 along with the brothers Chad Carey Hayes. Heisserer wrote along with artist Felipe Massafera and Colorist Wes Dzioba, the comic book series Shaper. Heisserer wrote the 2016 film Arrival based on Ted Chiang's short story "The Story of Your Life". Heisserer has said that he was attracted to the challenge of adapting the non-linear story by its emotional content. After the release of the film, he was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 89th Academy Awards. In July 2017, Heisserer announced that he was developing a science fiction series based on another Ted Chiang story, Liking What You See: A Documentary, for AMC.
The series will explore concepts such as beauty and advertising. On 27 September 2017, there was an announcement that Heisserer would write the script for the live-action remake of the sci-fi romance anime Your Name. Heisserer wrote the script for Bird Box, based on the thriller book Bird Box, by Josh Malerman. Released by Netflix, the film was directed by Susanne Bier. Heisserer is serving as creator, head writer, show runner, executive producer of upcoming Netflix series Shadow and Bone, an adaptation of the fantasy book series The Grisha Trilogy and the Six of Crows Duology. Heisserer is the son of Margaret L. a senior editor for a publishing company, Andrew J. Heisserer, a professor of ancient history, of Norman, Oklahoma. Heisserer married television producer/writer Christine Boylan in 2010, his previous marriage ended in divorce. Heisserer identifies as agnostic. Eric Heisserer on IMDb
Ptinus is a genus of beetles distributed throughout much of the world, including Africa, the Australian region, the Palearctic, the Near East, the Nearctic, the Neotropic ecozone. It is a member of the subfamily Ptininae, the spider beetles. About 24 species have been found associated with stored food products in various parts of the world. Both adults and larvae of which feed on grain, dried fruit and other dried foodstuffs; the sub-species Ptinus tectus is considered a pest species in Museums and can damage stored objects and collections. Taxa include: Subgenus Bruchoptinus Ptinus antennatus Ptinus biformis Ptinus brevivittis Ptinus femoralis Ptinus italicus Ptinus ivanensis Ptinus palliatus Ptinus pellitus Ptinus rufipes Ptinus schatzmayeri Ptinus torretassoi Subgenus Cyphoderes Ptinus bidens Ptinus hirticornis Ptinus japonicus Ptinus raptor Ptinus schlerethi Subgenus Gynopterus Ptinus aubei Ptinus barrosi Ptinus bertranpetiti Ptinus crassicornis Ptinus dubius Ptinus hispaniolaensis Ptinus paulonotatus Ptinus pyrenaeus Ptinus salvatori Ptinus sexpunctatus Ptinus subroseus Ptinus tumidus Ptinus variegatus Subgenus Pseudoptinus Ptinus arragonicus Ptinus auberti Ptinus capellae Ptinus coarcticollis Ptinus cumaniensis Ptinus kutzschenbachi Ptinus lichenum Ptinus maculosus Ptinus madoni Ptinus nikitanus Ptinus oertzeni Ptinus rufolimbatus Ptinus rugosicollis Ptinus spissicornis Ptinus subaeneus Ptinus tauricus Subgenus Ptinus Ptinus affinis Ptinus argolisanus Ptinus atricapillus Ptinus bicinctus Ptinus calcaratus Ptinus calcarifer Ptinus corsicus Ptinus ellipticus Ptinus explanatus Ptinus fur – whitemarked spider beetle Ptinus gylippus Ptinus kiesenwetteri Ptinus kruperi Ptinus latro Ptinus leprieuri Ptinus mediterraneus Ptinus nigripennis Ptinus obesus Ptinus perplexus Ptinus perrini Ptinus phlomidis Ptinus pilosus Ptinus podolicus Ptinus pusillus Ptinus reitteri Ptinus rufus Ptinus spitzyi Ptinus subpilosus Ptinus tarsalis Ptinus timidus Ptinus villiger Subgenus Tectoptinus Ptinus exulans Ptinus tectus – Australian spider beetle List of Ptinus species