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Passage grave

A passage grave or passage tomb consists one or more burial chambers covered in earth or with stone, having a narrow access passage made of large stones. These structures date from the Neolithic Age, are found in Western Europe; when covered in earth, a passage grave is a one kind of burial mound which are found in various forms all over the world. When a passage grave is covered in stone, it is a type of cairn; the building of passage graves was carried out with megaliths along with smaller stones. The earliest passage tombs seem to take the form of small dolmens, although not all dolmens are passage graves; the passage itself, in a number of notable instances, is aligned in such a way that the sun shines through the passage, into the chamber, at a significant point in the year at sunrise on the winter solstice or at sunset on the equinox. Many passage tombs were constructed at the tops of hills or mountains, indicating that their builders intended them to be seen from a great distance; the interior of passage graves varies in number of burials and other aspects.

Those with more than one chamber may have multiple sub-chambers leading off from the main burial chamber. One common interior layout, the cruciform passage grave, is cross-shaped, although prior to the Christian Era and thus having no Christian associations; some passage tombs are covered with a cairn those dating from times. Passage tombs of the cairn type have elaborate corbelled roofs rather than simple slabs. Megalithic art has been identified carved into the stones at some sites. Not all passage "graves" have been found to contain evidence. One such example is Maeshowe; the passage tomb tradition is believed to have originated in the French region of Brittany. It was introduced to other regions such as Ireland by colonists from Brittany. In a 1961 survey of megalithic tombs in Ireland, Irish scholars Seán Ó Nualláin and Rúaidhrí de Valera describe four categories of megalithic tombs: court cairns, portal dolmens, wedge-shaped gallery graves, passage tombs; this appears to be one of the first uses of the term.

It is that the writers borrowed from the Spanish term tumbas de corredor, "corridor tombs", used for tombs in Cantabria and the Basque Country. Of the megalithic tombs in Ireland, only passage tombs appear to have widespread distribution throughout Europe. Passage graves are distributed extensively in lands along the Atlantic seaboard of Europe, they are found in Ireland, Scandinavia, northern Germany and the Drenthe area of the Netherlands. They are found in Iberia, some parts of the Mediterranean, along the northern coast of Africa. In Ireland and Britain, passage tombs are found in large clusters, giving rise to the term passage tomb cemeteries. Newgrange.com World Heritage IE - Newgrange and Dowth

Elaine Trebek Kares

Elaine Trebek Kares known as Elaine Callei, is an American businesswoman. From Columbus, a journalism graduate of The Ohio State University, she was a Playboy Bunny in the 1960s under the pseudonym Teddy Howard. With her first husband Louis Callei, she moved to Toronto, Canada, where she ran her own promotion and party planning business before joining CHCH-TV in Hamilton as host of a daily talk show, Call Callei; the show was noted for Callei's boundary-pushing interest in sexual topics. She left CHCH to take over as cohost of CTV's Canada AM in February 1973, after Carole Taylor left the program to join W5, she married Alex Trebek in 1974, returning to the United States as he pursued career opportunities there. They divorced in 1981, she had no children with Trebek, although he became adoptive father to her daughter Nicky from her previous marriage. She remarried to film producer Peter Kares, launched her own businesses, including Scent Seal, which created a new system for packaging perfume and fragrance samples, Mag-a-Music, an early foray into multimedia music distribution.

She operates Gallery GO, an art gallery in Los Angeles, California. Elaine Trebek Kares on IMDb Elaine Trebek Kares at Gallery GO

Sin Bandera

Sin Bandera is a R&B, Latin pop duo based in Mexico, which consists of Leonel García, Noel Schajris. They became one of the most popular artists after their solo debut album Sin Bandera was released on March 26, 2002. Leonel Garcia had the idea to be soloist, he showed dexterity with the guitar and his voice, but this project remained frozen at the record companies. At the same time, Noel Schajris was preparing another solo album after making his debut in 1999. Both being musicians and singers, they discovered the ideal formula to unite their talents and personalities in 2000. There was immediate chemistry: they spoke about their favorite music, of the albums they bought, about the singer-songwriters they were most interested in, coincided in everything; the two wanted to sing, but Noel preferred the piano, Leonel, the guitar, for which at no time there was collision of interests, but an integration of musical inclinations. They began to write and record their self-titled debut album Sin Bandera, which touched the feelings of the romantic public in a special way with the production of the fellow musician Aureo Baqueiro.

In their first meeting they wrote three songs, during a single day. Composing songs was the best way for them to get to know each other. After having separate musical experiences, it turned out to be exciting to feel the force that they achieved together; the name "Sin Bandera" was adopted to transmit the idea to worry about world union. They both thought that we lived in a separate society, that we get to the point where we no longer believe in ideology or in language, we end up thinking that one is the enemy of the other; as love and music do not have a flag, from that they were inspired to name their new musical adventure. The duo wants to spread that message through the music. "Entra En Mi Vida", their first single, is a song written by themselves, in which they express the magic of love and the emotions that occur upon a first encounter with that special someone. It was the main theme of the Mexican telenovela Cuando Seas Mía; the singles "Kilómetros" and "Sirena" became favorites among the young public.

Their success extended to Spain and the United States, Costa Rica and many other countries around the world. In 2002, Sin Bandera was nominated for a Latin Grammy award for "Best Group Album", awarded to them in Los Angeles, California on September 18, it received various ¡Oye! and Lo Nuestro awards, an MTV Latino award. After a few restless months, in 2003, they recorded "Amor Real", which served as the main theme for that homonymous soap opera; the duo was responsible for opening concerts for Alejandro Sanz in the United States, shortly after, in Spain. By the end of 2003, their second album De Viaje arrived, produced again by Baqueiro, that approached the millions of sales at international level, little by little; the album remained for 16 continuous weeks in the lists of Billboard and its Hot Latin Tracks. Among the 16 tracks of the album there was "Que Lloro", "Mientes tan Bien", "Amor Real", "Bien", "Magia", "Canción para días lluviosos" and "Puede ser", a duet with Presuntos Implicados.

Of these, the first 3 were number 1's in Mexico, an achievement only RBD and Shakira have managed to obtain. In 2004 they carried out their tour to Venezuela, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the United States and Spain, among other countries, they were nominated again for the fifth annual Latin Grammy awards, where they won the award for "Best Pop Vocal Group Album" for the second time around. After a successful gain as Better Pop Vocal Album by Group - by second consecutive year. After a successful miniseason in Teatro Metropólitan of Mexico, they received the opportunity to play for the first time in the Auditorio Nacional of Mexico City with two dates in the middle of October, their album Mañana, released on November 22, 2005, contains the single "Suelta mi mano". This album contains a soft atmosphere duet, "Como tú y como yo", sung with talented Italian pop singer Laura Pausini, their latest album, Pasado, is a sequel to Mañana. This time, Sin Bandera teamed up with noted producers Áureo Baqueiro, Mario Domm and Jay de la Cueva.

The emphasis this time is on international ballads of the 1980s. Sin Bandera reworks the tunes with a more soulful R&B touch; the CD includes De Vita's philosophical "Un buen perdedor". Underwhelming is the pair's English-language rendition of "Love Is in the Air." "These are the tunes which fascinated us when we were young adolescents," Garcia said. "Tunes like'Serenata Rap' and'Mis Impulsos Sobre Ti' are the songs that move us." Their greatest hits album, Hasta Ahora was released on December 4, 2007, as an individual CD and in a special edition package which included a DVD of their commercially released music videos. In 2007, the duo decided to