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Powerslam

A powerslam is a professional wrestling body slam move in which the wrestler performing the slam falls face-down on top of his/her opponent. The use of the term "powerslam" refers to the front powerslam and the scoop powerslam; the wrestler lifts the opponent up on his right shoulder, as in a front powerslam. The left arm is wrapped around the opponent's neck and the right arm around the opponent's torso; the wrestler sits down while dropping the opponent vertically to the right side, driving the opponent neck- and shoulder- first into the mat. The move is technically known as a sitout side powerslam. Another variation is the elevated position, the wrestler puts them into a front powerslam jumps off either the second or third turnbuckle driving the opponent into a typical Emerald Flowsion position. Current WWE wrestler Samoa Joe used this move calling it the "Island Driver"; this move is known as a falling slam or a reverse fallaway slam. Facing the opponent, the wrestler reaches between the opponent's legs with one arm and reaches around their back from the same side with the other arm.

The wrestler lifts the opponent up so they are horizontal across the wrestler's body falls forward to slam the opponent against the mat back-first. Although not used as a finishing maneuver by most other competitors, Mark Henry uses the falling powerslam as his ending maneuver and refers to it as the World's Strongest Slam, playing off his claim to be the world's strongest man. An inverted version exists, where the opponent is lifted from behind and slammed in a manner similar to a falling slam, only on their face/abdomen, which back in the day, The Boogeyman used as the "Boogey Slam""; the wrestler lifts the opponent across their shoulders in a fireman's carry, grabs their right leg and pushes it up, positions their torso across the other wrestler's abdomen. The wrestler falls forward, slamming the opponent down on their back in a front powerslam; the most common powerslam variation, it is often referred to as a "powerslam". The attacking wrestler reaches between an opponent's legs with their stronger arm and reaches around their back from the same side with their weaker arm before lifting the opponent up over their shoulder.

From this position, the wrestler falls forward to slam the opponent against the mat back-first. An inverted variation of this maneuver exists. Wrestlers run forward as they slam, a move popularized by Davey Boy Smith who used it as his finishing move. Braun Strowman is a modern example of a wrestler using the running powerslam as a finisher; the move known as a military press powerslam or falling press slam, is similar to a gorilla press slam. The wrestler lifts the opponent up over their head with arms extended, drops the opponent into an over-the shoulder-position runs and falls forward to slam the opponent against the mat back-first; the attacking wrestler grabs the opponent's waist, as in a gutwrench hoist the opponent up onto one of their shoulders in an overhead gutwrench backbreaker rack. From this position, the attacking wrestler sits down and flips the opponent forwards and downwards, slamming them down to the ground face-first to one side; the wrestler reaches between the opponent's legs with their stronger arm and around the opponent's back from the same side with their weaker arm.

The wrestler lifts the opponent up over their shoulder, runs towards the ring corner, slamming the opponent back-first on the turnbuckles. The wrestler slams the opponent to the opposite corner as well; the wrestler runs to the middle of the ring and falls down forward, driving the opponent back-first into the mat. This move was named by Bill Watts, it was popularized by "Dr. Death" Steve Williams; this move is the second most common version of a powerslam and is referred to as a "powerslam". The attacking wrestler places their stronger arm between an opponent's legs, reach over the opponent's shoulder with their weaker arm; the opponent is spun over onto their back while keeping the opponent horizontal across the wrestler's body at all times. As the opponent falls to the mat, the attacking wrestler will continue to fall face-down on top of them in a lateral press pinning position; this powerslam is performed on a charging opponent, using the opponent's own momentum to power the throw. Two notable users of this move are Samoa Joe.

An inverted version exists, where the opponent is lifted from behind, slammed in a manner similar to a scoop powerslam, only onto their face/abdomen. This move is referred to as an ura-nage slam, or ura-nage; this name is an incorrect Americanization of the name for ura-nage, translated directly from Japanese, means "throw to behind". It has erroneously been translated as "reverse side throw". To perform it, the wrestler begins standing face to face with the opponent to their side; the wrestler tucks their own head under the opponent's near arm, reaches across the opponent's chest and around their neck with their near arm, places the other arm against their back. The wrestler falls forward, either flat on their chest or into a kneeling position, forces the opponent back-first onto the mat. In another variation, the wrestler can stay standing and body slam the opponent onto the mat, this is called a standing side slam; the original version popularized by Hiroshi Hase. The fall-forward variation was popularized by The Rock.

The kneeling variation was performed by Booker T. Matt Hardy performs a sitout version of it, called t

Leigh Allison Wilson

Leigh Wilson redirects here. For those of a similar name, see Lee Wilson Leigh Allison Wilson, is an American short story writer, teacher, her work has appeared in Harper's, Grand Street, the Southern Review. Her story "Bullhead" was read on National Public Radio in 2008. Wilson was born in Tennessee, she graduated from Williams College, magna cum laude, studied at University of Virginia, graduated from Iowa Writers' Workshop with an MFA. She resides in New York, where she teaches at the State University of New York at Oswego, she teaches at University of Omaha. Wilson's first book of stories, From the Bottom Up, was published by Penguin Books and won the Flannery O'Connor Award from the University of Georgia Press. Flannery O'Connor Award for From The Bottom Up Pulitzer Prize nominated for Wind James A. Michener Fellow of the Copernicus Society "Bullhead", Fall 2004, Volume 4, Issue 1 "Positional Vertigo", Spring 2008, Volume 7 Issue 3 From The Bottom Up. University of Georgia Press. 2008. ISBN 978-0-8203-3293-2.

Wind stories. W. Morrow. 1989. ISBN 978-0-688-08111-9. Leigh Wilson at Oswego.edu Official site with blog maintained by the author

I'm Jimmy Reed

I'm Jimmy Reed is an album by blues musician Jimmy Reed, compiling twelve tracks issued as singles between 1953 and 1958, released by the Vee-Jay label. AllMusic reviewer Bruce Eder stated: "I'm Jimmy Reed, was about as strong a first album as was heard in Chicago blues... As was the case with most bluesmen of his generation, Reed's debut LP was a collection of single sides than an actual album of new material, consisting of tracks he'd recorded from June 1953 through March 1958... But that turns I'm Jimmy Reed into a treasure-trove of prime material from his repertory, including the songs on which he'd built his reputation over the previous five years... which help give this album more depth and breadth than a formal hits collection would have had". All compositions credited to Jimmy Reed "Honest I Do" – 2:40 "Go on to School" – 2:47 "My First Plea" – 2:45 "Boogie in the Dark" – 2:34 "You Got Me Crying" – 2:35 "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby" – 2:14 "You Got Me Dizzy" – 2:53 "Little Rain" – 2:45 "Can't Stand to See You Go" – 2:50 "Roll and Rhumba" – 2:46 "You're Something Else" – 2:35 "You Don't Have to Go" – 3:04Recorded in Chicago on June 6, 1953, December 29/30, 1953, December 5, 1955, June 11, 1956, October 3, 1956, January 9, 1957, April 3, 1957, December 12, 1957, March 12, 1958 Jimmy Reed – guitar, harmonica Remo Biondi, John Brim, Eddie Taylor – guitar Vernel Fournier, Albert King, Earl Phillips – drums

Catgirl

A catgirl is a female character with cat traits, such as cat ears, a cat tail, or other feline characteristics on an otherwise human body. Catgirls are found in particular Japanese anime and manga; the portrayal of catgirls goes back until at least 1924 when Kenji Miyazawa created 水仙月の四日 where the first "Modern Day" Nekomimi Cat girl appears as 雪婆んご in the story, a beautiful, cat-eared woman. The first anime titled The King’s Tail involving catgirls was made in 1949 by Mitsuyo Seo. In America and Cheetah were created by DC Comics that date back to 1940. In 1978, catgirls were further made popular. By the 1990s catgirls were common in Japanese manga. Catgirls have since been featured in various media worldwide. Enough of a subculture has developed for various themed conventions and events to be held around the world, such as Nekocon. Japanese philosopher Hiroki Azuma has stated that catgirl characteristics such as cat ears and feline speech patterns are examples of moe-elements. Azuma argued that although some otaku sexual expression involves catgirl imagery, few otaku have the sexual awareness to understand how such imagery can be perceived as perverted.

In a 2010 critique of the manga series Loveless, the feminist writer T. A. Noonan argued that, in Japanese culture, catgirl characteristics have a similar role to that of the Playboy bunny in western culture, serving as a fetishization of youthful innocence; the dictionary definition of catgirl at Wiktionary List of catgirls Animal roleplay Moe anthropomorphism Cat Girl at TV Tropes

Qari Hussain

Qari Hussain Ahmad Mehsud was a top lieutenant in the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan and the organizer of the group's suicide bombing squads. He was a cousin of Hakimullah Mehsud. Hussain ran a training camp for suicide bombers in South Waziristan and had been active in violent acts against the Pakistani government. In May 2007 he directed a campaign of attacks in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas; the attacks included targeted killings of tribal elders and political agents, attacks on police which resulted in many civilian deaths. The violent nature of the attacks led to a split with Baitullah Mehsud, who at the time was amir of the TTP. On 1 June 2007, Mehsud captured 17 of Hussain's men and threatened to kill them in retaliation for a brutal attack upon the residence of Pir Amiruddin Shah, the Political Agent of Khyber Agency, which killed guests and family members and had been undertaken without Mehsud's consent. However, Hussain was still a commander of Taliban forces. Hussain was reported dead after his home was destroyed in January 2008, but in May 2008 appeared in front of Pakistani media to deny the reports.

He was reported killed in a 23 June 2009 airstrike at Makeen in South Waziristan, but phoned reporters to prove he was alive. A few days after the airstrike, the Pakistan government announced a 10 million rupee reward for the killing or capture of Hussain, among other Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan commanders. On 2 November 2009 the reward was increased to 50 million rupees A report by the Press Trust of India cited sources affirming that Hussain was killed on 14 January 2010, in the American drone airstrike in North Waziristan that killed Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud; the News International reported that "top Pakistani and US sources" confirmed Hussain's death in the same drone strike against Mehsud. However, he once again appeared in an interview, speaking with Rediff.com in March 2010, again denying Mehsud's death. Hussain claimed responsibility for the 2010 Times Square car bomb attempt in an audiotape, posted on the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan News Channel on the website YouTube. Authorities in Pakistan believe that Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American who admitted to planting the Times Square car bomb, was introduced to Hussain via Mohammad Rehan, subsequently received explosives training before he returned to the United States.

On 15 October 2010, several reports came out indicating that Qari Hussain was killed in an American drone strike. Geo TV said that five Turks were killed on 2 October in the Dattakhel area; the Press Trust of India stated that he and three others were killed on 7 October outside of Miranshah in Jungle Khel. While Taliban spokesman Azam Tariq denied these reports were true, Qari Hussein never contacted media to confirm his survival. On 26 October, a senior Taliban operative as well as a counter terrorism expert contacted the Asia Times confirming that Mehsud was killed on 7 October in the sub-district of Khushali in Mirali; the TTP confirmed Mehsud's death in December 2013

Smoke Rise, Alabama

Smoke Rise is a census-designated place in Blount County, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,825. Smoke Rise lies east of Interstate 65 in western Blount County, with most homes sitting atop Bryant Mountain or in the valley below; the community began in the late 1960s as a large planned residential subdivision. Smoke Rise was slated to include its own community school, but those plans never came to fruition. Residents founded the Smoke Rise Homeowners Association in the mid-1990s, but the community remains unincorporated despite occasional discussion of an incorporation vote. Few businesses are in Smoke Rise's immediate vicinity, but many observers expect the impending construction of a new sewer system in western Blount County to fuel commercial growth. Smoke Rise is located at 33°52'26.666" North, 86°49'33.643" West. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.4 square miles, of which 6.4 square miles is land and 0.16% is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 1,825 people, 692 households, 566 families residing in the CDP.

The population density was 290 people per square mile. There were 715 housing units at an average density of 111.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.0% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.8% from two or more races. 0.7 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 692 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 18.2% were non-families. 15.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.91. In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,446, the median income for a family was $80,333. Males had a median income of $42,969 versus $41,818 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $27,909. About 0% of families and 0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 0% of those age 65 or over