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Rendsburg is a town on the River Eider and the Kiel Canal in the central part of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the capital of the Kreis of Rendsburg-Eckernförde; as of 2006, it had a population of 28,476. Rendsburg's foundation date is unknown. Rendsburg was first mentioned in 1199. An old form of its name in Danish was Reynoldsburgh, it became a part of Holstein in the 13th century, but was transferred to Schleswig in 1460. Many times the town passed from Danish to German vice versa. In the German-Danish War in 1864 Rendsburg was seized by Kingdom of Prussia and Austria. After 1866 the town was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia. Since that time it has remained part of Germany. Although the Eider is navigable for small craft from its mouth on the North Sea to Rendsburg, the town's importance rose in 1895, when the Kiel Canal was finished; the much larger ships that could navigate the Kiel Canal meant that, although situated inland, Rendsburg became a seaport and a dockyard. The most prominent structure in town, the Rendsburg High Bridge, a railway bridge made of steel, 2,500 metres in length and 41 metres in height, was constructed in 1913 to take the Neumünster–Flensburg railway over the Kiel Canal from the flat land on either side.

It is the longest railway bridge in Europe: on the northern side, the bridge connects to the Rendsburg Loop to gain height and to allow trains to continue to serve the Rendsburg station. Suspended from the railway bridge, a transporter bridge - one of only twenty built - traverses the canal; the German Army's Air Defence School and the Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz are both located in Rendsburg. Other sights include: Town hall, 16th century Marienkirche, 1286 Kiel Canal Pedestrian Tunnel, longest pedestrian tunnel in the world The longest bench in the world, on the banks of the Kiel Canal Jewish Museum Rendsburg Museums in the Cultural Centre early timesMichael Maier a German physician, counsellor to Rudolf II Habsburg, a learned alchemist and amateur composer Christian Scriver a German Lutheran minister and devotional writer Marquard Gude a German archaeologist and classical scholar Calmer Hambro a Danish merchant and banker.19th CTheodor Mommsen a German classical scholar, jurist, journalist and archaeologist.

Gesine Froese and author Dorit Urd Feddersen-Petersen, behavioral scientist Herbert H. Klement, Protestant theologian and academic Hanne Haller a German pop singer, writer and sound engineer Ingo Langner, a documentary filmmaker, publicist Andreas Willers, German jazz musician Gerhard Delling a German journalist and author Pierre Gilgenast, SPD Mayor of Rendsburg Jost de Jager CDU politician Philip Kraft a German fragrance chemist Noah Wunsch a German painter and designer. Arne Feldhusen film director Marco Wriedt and composer SportHans-Ulrich Buchholz a German rower, competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics Alexander Kühl a former professional basketball player Patrik Borger a German football coach and former footballer Lauritz Schoof, gold medal in the men's quadruple sculls at the 2012 Summer Olympics Rendsburg is twinned with: Rendsburg has friendship agreements with: Piteå, since 1978 Media related to Rendsburg at Wikimedia Commons

George Grey Turner

George Grey Turner was an English surgeon. He received his medical degree from Newcastle Medical School, he received a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1903 and joined the staff of the Royal Infirmary. He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War; as a young surgeon, he travelled around the world, being received by the Pope, Benito Mussolini, the King of Italy and King Alfonso of Spain. In 1927 he was made Professor of Surgery in the University of Durham. In 1934 he was elected President of the Medical Society of London and in 1935 delivered the Bradshaw Lecture at the Royal College of Surgeons. After the war, Grey Turner was famous for performing one of the earliest operations to attempt the removal of a bullet from a soldier's heart; the bullet was never removed. During the following decades, Grey Turner worked with early cancer research, anticipated the development of chemotherapy. In 1925 he published an optimistic work entitled "Some encouragements in Cancer surgery".

In 1943-44 he was again elected President of Medical Society of London. In 1949, two years before his death, Grey Turner was made President of the XIII congress of the International Society of Surgeons in New Orleans, he married Alice Grey Schofield, with whom he had a son. A type of bruising, Grey Turner's sign, was named after the surgeon

Goodwin Tri-Moto

The Goodwin Tri-Moto is an American powered parachute, designed and produced by FL Goodwin of Phoenix and introduced in 1997. The Tri-Moto is out of production; the Tri-Moto had, as a design goal, creating a powered parachute carriage that can be folded up and transported on top of a recreational vehicle, in a small pick-up truck or carried in a small boat. Folding it takes one person 20 minutes; the aircraft was designed to comply with the US FAR 103 Ultralight Vehicles rules as a single seater or two-place trainer, including the category's maximum empty weight of 254 lb. The aircraft has a standard empty weight of 205 lb, it features a 485 sq ft parachute-style high-wing, two-seats-in-tandem, tricycle landing gear and a single 45 hp 2si 430-F engine in pusher configuration. The Tri-Moto is built from anodized aluminium tubing. In flight steering is accomplished via foot pedals that actuate the canopy brakes, creating roll and yaw. On the ground the aircraft has lever-controlled nosewheel steering.

The main landing gear incorporates spring rod suspension. The aircraft was factory supplied ready-to-fly. Data from ClicheGeneral characteristics Crew: one Capacity: one passenger Wing area: 485 sq ft Empty weight: 205 lb Gross weight: 905 lb Fuel capacity: 6 U. S. gallons Powerplant: 1 × 2si 430-F twin cylinder, two-stroke, air-cooled aircraft engine, with 3:1 gearbox reduction drive Propellers: 2-bladed wooden, 5 ft 6 in diameterPerformance Cruise speed: 26 mph Rate of climb: 500 ft/min Wing loading: 1.87 lb/sq ft

Practical idealism

Practical idealism is a term first used by John Dewey in 1917 and subsequently adopted by Mahatma Gandhi. It describes a philosophy that holds it to be an ethical imperative to implement ideals of virtue or good, it further holds it to be immoral to either refuse to make the compromises necessary to realise high ideals, or to discard ideals in the name of expediency. Practical idealism in its broadest sense may be compared to utilitarianism in its emphasis on outcomes, to political economy and enlightened self-interest in its emphasis on the alignment of what is right with what is possible. In foreign policy and international relations, the phrase "practical idealism" has come to be taken as a theory or set of principles that diplomats or politicians use to describe or publicize their outlook on foreign policy, it purports to be a pragmatic compromise between realism, which stresses the promotion of a state's "narrow" and amoral self-interest, idealism, which aims to use the state's influence and power to promote higher liberal ideals such as peace, co-operation between nations.

In this view, realism is seen as a prescription for Machiavellian selfishness and ruthlessness in international relations. Machiavelli recommended potential, princes; these strategies range from those that, might be called moderate or liberal political advice to those that, might be called illegal, immoral or unconstitutional. Machiavelli is by name, like novelist George Orwell, modernly associated with manipulative acts and philosophies that disregard civil rights and basic human dignity in favor of deception and coercion; this extreme form of realism is sometimes considered both unbecoming of nations' aspirations and morally and spiritually unsatisfying for their individual people. Extreme idealism, on the other hand, is associated with moralist naiveté and the failure to prioritize the interests of one's state above other goals. More practical idealism has been advocated by United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Philip D. Zelikow, in the position of counselor to the department.

The latter has defended the foreign policy of the George W. Bush administration as being "motivated in good part by ideals that transcend narrow conceptions of material self-interest." Zelikow assesses former U. S. presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt as practitioners of practical idealism. SECRETARY RICE: Well, American foreign policy has always had, I think rightfully had, a streak of idealism, which means that we care about values, we care about principle. It's not just getting to whatever solution is available, but it's doing that within the context of principles and values, and at a time like this, when the world is changing rapidly and when we have the kind of existential challenge that we have with terrorism and extremism, it's important to lead from values. And I don't think we've had a president in recent memory, so able to keep his policies centered in values; the responsibility of all of us is to take policies that are rooted in those values and make them work on a day-to-day basis so that you're always moving forward toward a goal, because nobody believes that the kinds of monumental changes that are going on in the world or that we are indeed seeking are going to happen in a week's time frame or a month's time frame or maybe a year's time frame.

So it's the connection, the day-to-day operational policy connection between those ideals and policy outcomes. - Condoleezza Rice, Washington Post interview Singaporean diplomat and former ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Tommy Koh quoted UN Secretary-General U Thant when he described himself as a practical idealist: If I am neither a Realist nor a Moralist, what am I? If I have to stick a label on myself, I would call myself a practical Idealist. I believe that as a Singaporean diplomat, my primary purpose is to protect the independence, territorial integrity and economic well-being of the state of Singapore. I believe that I ought to pursue these objectives by means which are moral. On the rare occasions when the pursuit of my country's vital national interest compels me to do things which are or morally dubious, I ought to have a bad conscience and be aware of the damage which I have done to the principle I have violated and to the reputation of my country. I believe that I must always consider the interests of other states and have a decent regard for the opinion of others.

I believe that it is in Singapore's long-term interest to strengthen international law and morality, the international system for curbing the use of force and the institutions for the pacific settlement of disputes. I believe that it is in the interests of all nations to strengthen international co-operation and to make the world's political and economic order more stable and equitable. — "Can Any Country Afford a Moral Foreign Policy?" Critics have questioned whether practical idealism is a slogan with no substantive policy implications. The phrase practical idealism was used as a slogan by John Kusumi who ran as an independent candidate in the 1984 presidential elections; this was the first introduction of the phrase in U. S. presidential politics. Former Democratic Vice President Al Gore used the phrase in the 1990s, as did Republican Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the 2000s. American political scientist Jack Godwin elaborates on the doctrine of practical idealism in The Ar

Ruth Haas

Ruth Haas is an American mathematician and professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was the Achilles Professor of Mathematics at Smith College, she received the M. Gweneth Humphreys Award from the Association for Women in Mathematics in 2015 for her mentorship of women in mathematics. Haas was named an inaugural AWM Fellow in 2017. In 2017 she was elected President of the AWM and on February 1, 2019 she assumed that position. Haas received her Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College, her Master of Science from Cornell University, her Ph. D. from Cornell University in 1987. Prior to becoming a professor at the University of Hawaii, Haas was Achilles Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College. Ruth Haas was a driving force in the strong and vibrant mathematics community at Smith College, where she taught for many years. At Smith Haas was instrumental in establishing the Center for Women in Mathematics and the highly-successful post-baccalaureate program at Smith. There is a plethora of other academic and community-building initiatives developed and supported by Haas, including a effective undergraduate research course, the annual Women In Mathematics In the Northeast conference, a program for junior visitors, a high school outreach program, weekly seminars.

The AWM honored Ruth Haas’s outstanding achievements in inspiring undergraduate women to discover and pursue their passion for mathematics and becoming mathematicians by awarding her the 2015 M. Gweneth Humphreys Award.. Official website


Parafluorofentanyl is an opioid analgesic being an analogue of fentanyl developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica in the 1960s.4-Fluorofentanyl was sold on the US black market in the early 1980s, before the introduction of the Federal Analog Act which for the first time attempted to control entire families of drugs based on their structural similarity rather than scheduling each drug individually as they appeared. 4-Fluorofentanyl is made with the same synthetic route as fentanyl, but by substituting para-fluoroaniline for aniline in the synthesis. Side effects of fentanyl analogs are similar to those of fentanyl itself, which include itching and serious respiratory depression, which can be life-threatening. Fentanyl analogs have killed hundreds of people throughout Europe and the former Soviet republics since the most recent resurgence in use began in Estonia in the early 2000s, novel derivatives continue to appear. 3-Methylbutyrfentanyl 3-Methylfentanyl 4-Fluorobutyrfentanyl 4-Fluoroisobutyrfentanyl α-Methylfentanyl Acetylfentanyl Butyrfentanyl Furanylfentanyl Orthofluorofentanyl List of fentanyl analogues