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Jan Pol (windmill)

Jan Pol is a smock mill in Dalen, Netherlands. It was built in 1876; the mill is a Rijksmonument, number 44562. Jan Pol was built in 1876, replacing a mill, built in 1820 and burnt down following a lightning strike in 1875, it was built by millwright Schiller from Overijssel. In operation until 1947, it was stripped of machinery in 1958. Restoration by millwright Huberts of Coevorden began in 1971 and was completed in 1972. Further restoration was undertaken in 1993 by millwrights Doornbosch of Groningen; the mill is named for Jan Pol, who owned it from 1942 until his death in 1982. It is the tallest windmill standing today in Drenthe. Jan Pol is what the Dutch describe as a smock mill with a stage; the mill has a three-storey brick base with a three-storey smock. The height of the stage is 9.90 metres above ground level. The smock and cap are thatched; the four Common sails span 21.60 metres. They are carried on a cast-iron windshaft, made by the millwrights Prins van Oranje, of Den Haag in 1866; the windshaft carries the brake wheel.

It drives the wallower at the top of the upright shaft. The wallower has 34 cogs. At the bottom of the upright shaft, the great spur wheel with 115 cogs drives two lantern pinion stone nuts, one with 37 staves and one with 38 staves; the pearl barley stones are driven by a stone nut with 28 cogs. Jan Pol is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1 April to 1 November between 13:30 and 16:30, it is open throughout the year by appointment. Website of the mill

Marianna Paulucci

Marquise Marianna Panciatichi Ximenes d’Aragona Paulucci was an Italian malacologist who made contributions to botany and ornithology. A specialist in non-marine molluscs, she published 32 malacological works, describing two genera and 159 species, is commemorated in around 40 scientific names of organisms: molluscs, as well as the fossil shark Scyllium pauluccii and the bird subspecies Sylvia atricapilla pauluccii, she was born in Florence into a noble family: the daughter of Ferdinando Panciatichi Ximenes d'Aragona and Giulia De Saint Seigne. In 1853 she married a botanist and son of Filippo Paulucci. Timeline of women in science Works by or about Marianna Paulucci at Internet Archive

Midori Suzuki (educator)

Midori Suzuki was a Japanese media educator and media researcher. She was professor of Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto from 1994 until her death. Suzuki was known for her work on media literacy several seminal textbooks and the over one hundred workshops and media watch projects that she facilitated, she introduced overseas research to Japan, for example through translations of work by Jerry Mander, Catharine MacKinnon, David Buckingham) and the Ontario Teacher's Association. In addition, Suzuki maintained an exceptionally high level of international networking, she was an active member of the World Association of Christian Communication, a co-founder and core member of the Asian Network of Women in Communication, a long-term member of the International Association of Media and Communications Research, on the International Exchange Committee of the Japan Society for Studies in Journalism and Mass Communication (日本マス・コミュニケーション学会). She participated in UNESCO-sponsored research and projects, was involved in the Global Media Monitoring Project, for which she served as a steering committee member and a Japanese liaison.

Although Suzuki had received her master's degree in mass communications from Stanford University in 1966, she soon became critical of the mass communications research approach its inherent view of people as'passive receivers' or consumers of information. She instead began to develop a citizen-centered approach. Through her work with the Forum for Citizen's Television and Media, which she co-founded in 1977, she focused on informed criticism of commercial television programming for children, as well as of gender stereotypes and other misconceptions and biases found in the mainstream Japanese media. Suzuki noted that "critical is creative" and saw media literacy as part of a bigger vision for media democratization. An early advocate for communication rights in Japan, she championed an active role for citizens in media society, including in policy making. Suzuki, Midori Terebi - dare no tame no media ka? Tokyo: Gakugeishorin. Suzuki, Midori Media Literashi wo Manabu Hito no Tame ni Kyoto: Sekai Shisou-sha.

Suzuki, Midori Johokashakai ni torikumu kuristoshatachi-WACC no katsudou to sono jissenrinri o chuushin ni. In T. Kuribayashi Sekai ni ikiru, pp. 265–285. Tokyo: Nihonkristokyodan Shuppankyoku. Suzuki, Midori Study Guide Media Literacy. 2nd edition. Tokyo: Liberta Suzuki, Midori Johokashakai: Digital Divide o chushin ni. In S. Inoue, J. Sasaki, H. Tajima & H. Yamamoto Yokuboshakai, pp. 55–72. Tokyo: Nihonbyorishakaigakkai. Suzuki, Midori Study Guide Media Literacy. 2nd edition. Tokyo: Liberta Suzuki, Midori Media Shakai no Ronri. In Koichi Kasamatsu and Kazuyuki Wada 21 Seiki no Ronri, pp. 145–197. Tokyo:Hachiyo Shuppan

Tim Cockerill

Tim Cockerill FRES is an zoologist and photographer in the UK, he is Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University and has a particular interest in insects. Cockerill grew in Hull in Yorkshire, he studied a Zoology BSc and MRes at the University of Leeds and a PhD in Insect Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Cambridge, he was a Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales where he taught natural history before moving to Falmouth University in 2018 where he teaches natural history photography. Cockerill is a regular on BBC Radio Science programmes such as Science in Action, Inside Science and Crowd Science, he was on the Natural Histories episode'Fleas' with Brett Westwood in 2015 and the Infinite Monkey Cage episode'Will insects inherit the earth' in 2017 with Brian Cox, Robin Ince and Amoret Whitaker. In 2014 he was on the BBC Four television programme Spider House. In 2017 he presented a series of BBC World Service The Evidence episodes with Claudia Hammond about the relationships between humans and animals, this included a live event at the Wellcome Collection, He contributed to the Guardian podcast episode'Challenge of taxonomy and defining species' in 2018.

Cockerill has an interest in the history of flea circuses and he has spoken about them on radio and in videos. In 2010 he recreated a working flea circus for the 2010 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. Cockerill was awarded a Science Media Studentship from the Wellcome Trust in 2012-2014, He was runner up in the British Ecological Society's photography competition in 2013 for his image of an oil palm plantation in Borneo. In 2014 his image of Wallace’s beetle Cyriopalus wallacei won first prize in the Royal Entomological Society's National Insect Week photography competition category'Small is Beautiful'. Cockerill is a current Trustee of the society. Falmouth University profile Tim Cockerill website

Jackson, Indiana

Jackson known as Jackson Station, is an unincorporated community in Cicero Township, Tipton County, in the U. S. state of Indiana. Jackson was located 3 1/2 miles north of Indiana; the village was founded around the building of a saw mill, which operated on steam, by Newton J. Jackson and George Kane in 1851. In 1854, the Peru and Indianapolis Railroad was completed and a train station was built in Jackson; the village grew around the increased number of shipments. Elijah C. Elliott opened a general store in the village after 1865. Elliott had a factory that made "staves and heading". By 1914, the railroad station was closed. At that time, a school and church still existed in the village. A post office was established under the name Jackson Station in 1863, was renamed Jackson in 1882, operated until it was discontinued in 1905. Jackson is located at 40°19′45″N 86°03′39″W