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Robertson Boulevard (Los Angeles)

Robertson Boulevard is a street in Los Angeles, in the U. S. state of California, that passes through the incorporated cities of West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City. Robertson Boulevard is a major north-south thoroughfare on the Westside of Los Angeles running through one of its neighborhoods, Pico-Robertson and between two of its neighborhoods and Crestview, its northern end is to the north of Santa Monica Boulevard at Keith Avenue, its southern end is at Washington Boulevard. Robertson Boulevard is accessible via exit #6 on the Santa Monica Freeway; the northern part of the street in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills is a trendy tree-lined shopping district. In West Hollywood, the neighborhood surrounding Robertson Boulevard consists of high-density apartment buildings and condominiums; the residential area surrounding the Robertson Boulevard shopping district in Beverly Hills is more family-oriented and is made up of single-family residences. Robertson Boulevard has become a haven for celebrities and paparazzi.

This is due to a large influx of unique boutiques and designer clothing & jewelry stores such as Agnes B, Lisa Kline, Kitson Boutique, Williams Sonoma, Armani Exchange, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, M·A·C, Gypsy05, Tory Burch, Max Azria, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Erica Courtney, a mecca for many celebrity shoppers. In addition, several popular celebrity-infused eateries are located on Robertson Boulevard, such as The Ivy; the Kabbalah Centre is located on the street. South of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills and north of Culver City, Pico-Robertson and Crestview are upper-middle-class neighborhoods in West Los Angeles with a historical and substantial Jewish population. Alexander Hamilton High School, a diverse high school in the Beverlywood neighborhood in West Los Angeles is on Robertson Boulevard; the southern terminus of Robertson Boulevard is Washington Boulevard in Culver City, where it continues as Higuera Street. The Robertson Branch of Los Angeles Public Library is located at 1719 S. Robertson near the intersection of Airdrome.

Metro Local line 17 runs along Robertson Boulevard. The Metro Expo Line operates a rail station at Venice Boulevard

Misfits (The Kinks album)

Misfits is the seventeenth studio album by the English rock band The Kinks. The album was released in 1978. Following the minor success of Sleepwalker in the United States, Misfits featured a more rock-oriented style than many other Kinks records of the 1970s. Despite internal conflicts within the band, leading to both bassist Andy Pyle and pianist John Gosling quitting the band, the album made the Top 40 in America; the album contained the minor hit single "A Rock'n' Roll Fantasy", as well as less successful releases "Live Life" and "Black Messiah". Misfits was the second album the band recorded for Arista Records, the record company the band switched to from RCA Records in 1976. Although the band had spent a good portion of the 1970s releasing concept albums, their previous album, signaled a shift toward more rock based material. In addition, the album began the band's commercial comeback in the US, the album reaching #21 and its title track peaking at #48. However, during the recording of Sleepwalker, longtime bassist John Dalton quit the band, being replaced by Andy Pyle.

Many of the album's songs, such as "Hay Fever", "In a Foreign Land", "Black Messiah", were leftovers from the band's previous 1977 album, Sleepwalker. "In a Foreign Land" was in the planned running order until late in recording. Instead it was replaced with the late addition "Mr. Big Man"; the album was recorded at Konk Studios in London following the band's tumultuous 1977 tour. Due to conflicts between Ray Davies and Pyle, the latter began contemplating leaving the band. Gosling wanting to leave the band since Dalton's resignation, began to work with Pyle over plans to form another band. However, when Ray Davies caught wind of the project, he began to intervene. Gosling remembered, "We held auditions at the Bridge House pub in Canning Town, it was exhilarating, like starting over. But Ray somehow found out and started giving me a hard time during my last overdub sessions for Misfits." After recording was done both Pyle and Gosling departed for good. Zaine Griff and Ron Lawrence did bass overdubs for some songs.

In addition, founding drummer Mick Avory considering leaving, became a less active participant, leaving Dave Davies's friend Nick Trevisick to drum on three songs and session drummer Clem Cattini to do overdubs. However, Avory stayed with the band until 1984. Although it was unable to chart in Britain, Misfits reached #40 in America; the debut single from the album, "A Rock'n' Roll Fantasy", was a minor hit in the US, reaching #30. Follow-up singles "Live Life" and "Black Messiah", failed to make an impact. All tracks are written except as noted. On the UK version of the LP, a longer version of "Live Life" switches places with "Black Messiah". Remastered CD releases have the UK LP track order and include a shorter "Live Life" as a bonus track. Arista released a ten track CD that reproduces the non-UK LP version; the Kinks Ray Davies - vocals, piano, synthesizer Dave Davies - lead guitar, vocals Mick Avory - drums, percussion John Gosling - piano, synthesizer Andy Pyle - bass guitar Other musicians Nick Trevisik - drums on "Trust Your Heart", "A Rock & Roll Fantasy" and "Get Up" John Dalton - bass guitar on “In A Foreign Land” Ron Lawrence - bass guitar on “Live Life,” “Rock and Roll Fantasy,” and “Get Up” Zaine Griff - bass guitar overdubs Clem Cattini - drum overdubs John Beecham - trombone on "Black Messiah" Nick Newall - clarinet on "Black Messiah" Mike Cotton - trumpet on "Black Messiah"Production Written and Produced by Raymond Douglas Davies Engineered by Steve Waldman Photography - James Wedge Hinman, Doug.

The Kinks: All Day and All of the Night: Day by Day Concerts and Broadcasts, 1961-1996. Backbeat Books. ISBN 978-0879307653. Jovanovic, Rob. God Save The Kinks: A Biography. Aurum Press Ltd. ISBN 978-1781311646; the Kinks - Misfits at Discogs

Stanford Chaparral

The Stanford Chaparral is a humor magazine published by students of Stanford University since 1899. The Stanford Chaparral was established in 1899 by Bristow Adams. Published for more than 112 years, the Chappie is the third oldest continually published humor magazine in the world after Nebelspalter and the Harvard Lampoon; the magazine's most recent brush with the national media was its feature in The New Yorker by Evan Ratliff. The Chappie is published six times during the academic year, or twice per quarter. There are a number of traditional issues, such as the Freshman Number published at the beginning of the school year, the Big Game Number published on the week of the longstanding football matchup between Stanford and The University of California, Berkeley. In the early Spring, the Chaparral traditionally publishes an annual satire of The Stanford Daily, popularly termed the "Fake Daily."During the annual elections for student government, two of the magazine's writers traditionally run for president and vice-president of the student body.

Despite running as a joke, candidates have won the executive race in the past. In addition to Adams, the magazine has a number of prominent alumni, including cartoonist Chris Onstad, creator of the webcomic Achewood, The Simpsons Executive Producer Josh Weinstein, National Medal of Science recipient Bradley Efron, Louis Padulo, President of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, novelist Trey Ellis and attorney Daniel Olivas, Bruce Handy, Editor of Vanity Fair and Spy Magazine, Goodwin Knight, Governor of the State of California, comedian Doodles Weaver, legendary Disney animators Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, Disney writer/director/producer James Algar, actor Frank Cady and nerdcore rapper MC Lars; the magazine's editor-in-chief is termed the "Old Boy," a tradition reaching back to the earliest Chappie numbers. The Old Boys in recent years are as follows: 2019-2020: Pete Tellouche 2018-2019: Samantha Kargilis and Scott Mutchnik 2017-2018: Samantha Kargilis and Scott Mutchnik 2016-2017: Scott Mutchnik and Tristan Navarro 2015-2016: Cassidy Elwood and Mason Stricklin The Chaparral is nationally distributed.

The Stanford Flipside The Stanford Daily Stanford Chaparral New Yorker article

Leander Siemann

Leander Siemann is a German footballer who plays as a defender for Berliner AK 07. In 2015 Siemann received a one-year suspension for using banned substances. Born in Berlin, Siemann started his youth career with Hertha BSC, where he was described by youth manager Frank Vogel as ‘He is dynamic and good in one-on-ones.’ In March 2011, he joined Arsenal academy for £220,000 after passing a one-week trial with the club. In May 2014, he was released by the club, he joined Segunda Liga team Porto B. On 8 April 2015, it was announced that Siemann got a one-year suspension for using banned substances, it was the first doping case in Portugal in the last three years. He played 5 left the club at the end of the 2014 -- 15 season. Siemann joined Berliner AK 07 in July 2018 on a one-year contract and left the club at the end of the season. However, he returned to the club on 3 September 2019. List of doping cases in sport Official website Leander Siemann at ForaDeJogo Leander Siemann at Soccerway

Moog Inc.

Moog is an American-based designer and manufacturer of motion and fluid controls and control systems for applications in aerospace, defense and medical devices. The company operates under four segments: aircraft controls and defense controls, industrial controls, components. Moog is headquartered in Elma, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, New York and has sales and manufacturing facilities in twenty-six countries. In April 1950 Bill Moog applied for a patent for the electrohydraulic servo valve, a device to control hydraulic pressure for fine control of actuators; the US patent 2625136 was issued in January 1953. Bill Moog died in 1997 aged 82. Moog provided products and technologies that were used on the B-2 Bomber and was responsible for the flight control actuation system. Moog contributed to the manufacture and development of both Hydraulic and Electric flight simulators. Moog's design was adapted to form the Spider-Man ride at Universal Studios adventure theme park. Moog worked on several space contracts and designed part of the liquid rocket engine propulsion systems on the Voyager space probes and provided thruster valves that steered the spacecraft.

Moog made servo-actuators for four Space Shuttles. Moog provided a motion system for the Wimbledon Centre Court retracting roof; this consisted of about 150 axes of AC servo-controlled electric actuators, AC servomotors, AC servodrives and the complete motion control system, including software. It was engineered by Moog's UK facility and allowed the Centre Court's only night-time tennis performance. Moog initiated an effort along with other aerospace suppliers to explore the application of blockchain technology in its supply chain, they developed the Moog VeriPart blockchain to track parts through the design and service process of their parts. They have partnered with Aion Network in developing their blockchain. In 2018, Moog and the University at Buffalo announced a project to use machine learning algorithms to differentiate acceptable from non-conforming areas of metal parts produced using additive manufacturing techniques. Areas considered improperly welded are identified from images evaluated by a convolutional neural network.

Moog has notable track record of providing a range of control axes on Formula 1 racing cars and has been involved in this business for over 30 years. The technologies provide high power:weight ratio and provide actuation for up to 10 axes on each car; the company's largest segment is aircraft controls which generates revenues from military and commercial aircraft in addition to aftermarket support. Embraer E-Jet E2 family Flight Control Computers and Primary Flight Control SystemAirbus A350 Primary and Secondary Flight Control Systems and ComponentsBoeing 787 Primary Flight Control SystemA400M Primary Flight ControlsF-35 Primary Flight Controls Moog has technologies for satellites and space vehicles in addition to various aspects of defense such as missiles, weapons / stores management, turreted weapon systems, Naval technologies along with Security and Survelliance systems. One weapons system is the Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform, to form part of Stryker vehicle sold by General Dynamics Land Systems to the US Army.

For satellites, Moog develops chemical and electric propulsion systems and space flight motion controls. Launch vehicles and missiles use Moog's steering and propulsion controls, the International Space Station uses its couplings and actuators. Moog has both Electro-Mechanical systems as part of its solutions. In 2012, Moog acquired the In-Space Propulsion business of American Pacific Corporation, part of Atlantic Research Corporation. Products include the LEROS family of liquid-propellant thrusters, acquired by ARC in 1998 and developed in the 1990s by Royal Ordnance in the United Kingdom. Moog has supplied assistance on the following: United Launch Alliance Atlas V components. Boeing SST systems and components Swing-wing components. Apollo mission systems and components. Space Shuttle systems and components. International Space Station systems and components. Deep Space 1 systems and consultation. Ion thruster systems and consultation. Gravity Probe B systems and components. Liquid Helium management components.

Orbital ATK components. Boeing SLS components. Moog provides industrial services. For the plastics and machinery market Moog designs and integrates systems for all axes of injection and blow molding machines using both hydraulic and electric technology. In the power generation turbine market, Moog designs and integrates control assemblies for fuel and variable geometry control applications that include wind turbines. Metal forming markets use Moog designed and manufactured systems that provide control of position, velocity and other parameters. Heavy industry uses Moog's electrical and hydraulic servovalves for steel and aluminum mill equipment. For the material test markets, Moog supplies controls for automotive and fatigue testing; the company's hydraulic and electromechanical motion simulation bases are used for the flight simulation and training markets. Other markets include material handling and testing, carpet tufting and lumber mills. Moog markets medical equipment components; as a result of the acquisition of the Power and Data Technologies Group of the Kaydon Corporation in J

Barra da Tijuca

Barra da Tijuca is a neighborhood or bairro in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, located in the western portion of the city on the Atlantic Ocean. Barra is well known for its beaches, its many lakes and rivers, its lifestyle; this neighbourhood represents 4.7% of the city population and 13% of the total area of Rio de Janeiro. Barra da Tijuca is classified as one of the most developed places in Brazil, with one of the highest Human Development Indexes in the country, as measured in the 2000 Brazil Census. Unlike the South Zone and Rio's Downtown, Barra da Tijuca, built only 30 years ago, follows the Modernist standards, with large boulevards creating the major transit axis; the area's masterplan was designed by Lúcio Costa, known for his work on Brasília, creates a region filled with many gardens, shopping malls, apartment buildings and large mansions. In recent years, because of the development of the Brazilian economy, Barra has received more than 100,000 new residents and many companies' headquarters looking for a more modern address.

Demographic data indicates that the region is the fastest growing county in Rio: 98,851 in 1991, 174,353 in 2000, 300,823 in 2010. Those born in Barra da Tijuca, or those who live there, are called Barrenses; the neighborhood is a cultural and administrative hub of the city, is believed to be the safest of Rio's upper-class neighbourhoods because of its lack of favelas and plentiful private and public security. It is the home of several celebrities and football players. In August 2016, Barra hosted most of the venues of the 2016 Summer Olympics, the first held in South America; the name Barra da Tijuca can be translated as "clay sandbank". Barra means port entrance or sandbank, Tijuca is a word from the Tupi ty-yúc and means putrid water, swamp, clay or clay-pit. Tijuca from ty and îuká; the region of Barra da Tijuca was a large beach, with typical undergrowth sandbanks. The area, full of swamps and unsuitable for planting, remained unoccupied until the middle of the twentieth century though occasional groups of fishermen frequented the region.

In 1667, the region was given to religious Benedictines, who settled only in the neighborhoods of Camorim, Vargem Pequena, Vargem Grande. In 1900, the lands of Barra da Tijuca and Baixada Jacarepaguá were sold to the company Remedial Territorial Agricultural and SA, ESTA, which remains a large land owner in the area; the concentration of large tracts of land in the hands of a few was one of the causes of its late growth. Additionally it is separated from the rest of the municipality by large, difficult-to-cross mountain ranges with peaks ranging from 800–1200 meters. Development of the area took place on its two ends, in current Jardim Oceânico and in Recreio dos Bandeirantes. A bridge was built by private initiative over the Tijuca Lagoon to serve the area's new inhabitants. Significant early development of Barra da Tijuca occurred during the administration of Governor Negrão de Lima, the former governor of the state of Guanabara, who commissioned Lúcio Costa, one of the region's urban designers.

The plan for Barra in 1969 was similar to the earlier one for Brasília. It was inspired by American urban planning style with large open spaces. In the 1970s the Lagoa–Barra Highway was built, which allowed a greater development since it reduced the time to go to the South Zone of the city of Rio. At the same time, large planned condominiums were developed in Barra, such as the condominiums Nova Ipanema and Novo Leblon. In the 1990s, another large urban development that enabled better connection with the North Zone of Rio was the creation of the Yellow Line, an expressway linking Barra da Tijuca to the Galeão International Airport. Since the growth of Barra da Tijuca has been characterized by large inflows of people from all parts of the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro. During the 1980s, Barra da Tijuca experienced a population explosion, with all the land along its boulevards occupied by large residential condominiums, supermarkets, shopping malls and hospitals; the avenues were received traffic lights.

At this time there was a movement for the declaration of Barra as a separate city, but while those who voted in favour in a referendum were the majority, they were not enough. There is still a bill in progress in the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro for the formation of a new Barra da Tijuca council from the region's districts; the project, depends on the approval of the Federal Congressional bill PEC 13/03, which transfers to the states the power to legislate on this matter, as it was until 1996. As the most recent region, built only about thirty years ago, Barra introduced a way of living characterized by large luxury condominiums with leisure infrastructure inside of the condominium for the use of its residents and guests; the "neighborhood-condos", as they were named, have the idea of creating an exclusive neighborhood for its residents, making it possible for them to live a complete life without the need to leave the condominium. The condos have a high security system to ensure the privacy and safety of its residents.

The residential areas of Barra are known as being environmentally friendly. The region is characterized by a car culture, is crossed by three main routes: the Avenue of the America - "Avenida das Américas", "Avenida Ayrton Senna" (w