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Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, who co-wrote it with Simon Pegg. The film stars Pegg and Nick Frost as mates Shaun and Ed, Londoners who are caught in an apocalyptic zombie uprising and attempt to take refuge in a local pub with their loved ones; the film co-stars Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton. It is the first installment in Wright and Pegg's Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, followed by Hot Fuzz and The World's End; the film drew inspiration from the television series Spaced directed by Wright. The title and plot refer to the Dead films directed by George A. Romero. Principal photography took place across London and at Ealing Studios, was shot over nine weeks between May and June 2003. Shaun of the Dead premiered in London on 29 March 2004 and was theatrically released in the United Kingdom on 9 April 2004; the film was a critical and commercial success, receiving favourable reviews from critics as well as two nominations at the BAFTA Film Awards.

In a 2006 Channel 4 poll, it was ranked third on their list of the 50 Greatest Comedy Films. Upon its release the film has acquired a cult following amongst "millennial comedy and horror lovers alike". In London, Shaun is an aimless electronics salesman, disrespected by his colleagues, does not get along with his stepfather, is dumped by his girlfriend, Liz. Liz breaks up with Shaun after he fails to get dinner reservations and suggests they—yet again—go to the Winchester, the pub at which they spend most of their evenings. A heartbroken Shaun instead gets drunk with Ed, at the Winchester. At home, Shaun and Ed's flatmate Pete complains of a bite wound from a mugger and their playing electro at four o'clock in the morning whilst he has to fill in at work. By morning, a zombie apocalypse has overwhelmed London, but Shaun and Ed are slow to notice until they encounter two zombies in their garden. Shaun and Ed beat the zombies to death with a cricket bat, they devise a plan to rescue Liz and Shaun's mother, Barbara wait out the crisis in the Winchester.

They escape in Pete's Renault Mégane, pick up Barbara and Philip, who gets bitten shortly after. They use Phillip's prized Jaguar Sovereign V12 to pick up Liz and her friends Dianne and David. Philip reconciles with Shaun before turning into a zombie; the group abandons the vehicle and continues on foot, sneaking through backyards and evading death by zombies by pretending to shuffle and contort like zombies. They seek refuge inside the Winchester, where Shaun discovers that the Winchester rifle above the bar is functional. Barbara dies after giving Liz and Shaun's relationship her approval. David attempts to shoot Barbara, but Shaun stops him, causing them and the rest of the group to start arguing. Shaun accuses David of being in love with Liz, something Dianne admits. Liz is able to stop the arguing, a distraught Shaun is forced to shoot Barbara when she turns. Zombies break into the pub. David is disemboweled and devoured, an enraged Dianne grabs David's leg and rushes into the horde until she is out of sight.

The zombified Pete bites Ed, after which Shaun shoots Pete. Shaun, a bitten Ed run toward the bar which Shaun sets ablaze, they locate a passage. Realizing they only have two bullets left and Liz contemplate suicide while Ed elects being devoured by zombies. Shaun and Liz escape from the cellar. Before Shaun and Liz could defend themselves, the Army guns down the remaining zombies. Six months civilisation has returned to normal and surviving zombies are used as cheap labour and entertainment. Liz has moved in with Shaun, while Shaun keeps the zombified Ed tethered in his shed where they play TimeSplitters 2 together; the film was shot over nine weeks between May and July 2003. It is notable for Wright's kinetic directing style, its references to other movies, television series and video games. In this way, it is similar to the British sitcom Spaced, which both Pegg and Wright worked on in similar roles; the film was inspired by the Spaced episode "Art", written by Pegg and directed by Wright, in which the character of Tim, under the influence of amphetamine and the video game Resident Evil 2, hallucinates that he is fighting off a zombie invasion.

Having discovered a mutual appreciation for Romero's Dead trilogy, they decided to write their own zombie movie. Spaced was to be a big influence on the making of Shaun of the Dead, as it was directed by Wright in a similar style, featured many of the same cast and crew in minor and major roles. Nick Frost, who played Mike in Spaced, has a starring role in Shaun of the Dead as Ed. Peter Serafinowicz and Julia Deakin – who played Duane Benzie and Marsha in Spaced – appear in Shaun of the Dead as Pete and Yvonne's mum, Pegg's Spaced co-star Jessica Hynes plays Yvonne; the film's cast features a number of British comedians, comic actors, sitcom stars, most prominently from Spaced, Black Books and The Office. Shaun of the Dead co-stars Dylan Moran, who played Bernard Black in Black Books, Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig, Julia Deakin, Reece Shearsmith and Matt Lucas. In addition

S.O.S.: Sexo y otros secretos

S. O. S.: Sexo y otros secretos is a Mexican television series produced by Javier Williams and Andrea Salas that premiered on Canal 5 on May 15, 2007 and ended on December 9, 2008. It stars Susana Zabaleta, Susana González, Luz María Zetina, Marina de Tavira, Claudia Ramírez, Chantal Andere; the series narrates the lives of five women facing a world full of sex and secrets. Five women have different ways of seeing life, sometimes complementary and sometimes contrary, but they share a concept of solidarity and friendship between them that makes them a charming group; each episode tells how they live, how they met, how their friendship was born, their most intimate desires and the secrets that they keep for fear of being rejected or judged. The series shows the sexual experiences that have marked their character, the desire to take charge of their lives and become complete women, to find self-confidence and personal satisfaction, share their struggle to overcome their limitations and grow like human beings.

Susana Zabaleta as Sofía Susana González as Tania Luz María Zetina as Maggie Marina de Tavira as Pamela Claudia Ramírez as Irene Julio Bracho as Xavier Pedro Damián as Genaro Benny Ibarra as Gabriel Miguel Rodarte as Boris Emilio Echevarría as Misty José Angel Bichir as Beto Paty Díaz as Marcia Cristina Mason as Irenita Darío T. Pie as Darío de Gavira Zuria Vega as Roberta Azela Robinson as Lucía Enrique Singer as Levy Odiseo Bichir as Tovar Rafael Amaya as Martín Chantal Andere as Natalia Diana Bracho as Isadora Xenon Entertainment released Sexo y otros secretos Primera Temporada on October 14, 2008; the second season has not been released. Sexo y otros secretos on IMDb

Municipalities of El Salvador

The municipalities or municipios of El Salvador correspond to the second level administrative division in the Republic of El Salvador which divide its departments. El Salvador contains 262 municipalities; the Municipal Code emitted in the January 31, 1986 and which now regulates the municipalities establishes the Municipio as the primary unit of political administration in the state organization, established in a determined territory which belongs to it, with political autonomy. San Salvador, founded in 1525 by Pedro de Alvarado, is the first municipality established in Central America; the Spanish organized the ayuntamientos in the cities. In the first Constitution of the State of El Salvador, the limits of each municipality were established. In September 4, 1832, the Reglament of Political Governors and Mayors was emitted; this reglament established limits and jurisdictions for the Departments and regulated the municipalities and the position of Mayors. According to the reglament, the municipal councils were organized according to the following criteria: To become a member of the municipal council the requirements were: citizenship, 25 years of age, of "known morality", being a neighbor of the territory or region of the municipality.

The municipalities that were capitals of partidos had to establish Juntas de sanidad composed of the First Alcalde, the parroquial priest, one Regidor, those trained in or practicing medicine or surgery and one neighbor named by the municipal council. The municipality was in public works of its jurisdiction. On December 9, 1854, the government decreed various changes for the governance of municipalities; the number of members of the municipal councils was reformed in the following way: there would be 1 Alcalde and 1 Síndico for each population and the number of regidores would be determined according to the following criteria: 1 regidor in populations with no more than 3000 inhabitants. 3 regidores in populations with 3000 to 10,000 inhabitants. 5 regidores in populations with more than 10,000 inhabitants. This decree established the Juzgado de Paz which separated judicial matters from the political government of the municipalities; these were established with the following numbers: 1 proprietary Juez de Paz, 1 auxiliary for populations with 1 or 3 regidores.

2 proprietary Jueces de Paz, 2 auxiliaries for populations with 5 regidores. In November 12, 1861, the government of president Gerardo Barrios decreed the Reglamento de Gobernadores, Jefes de Partido, Concejos Municipales, Alcaldes y Jueces de Paz; this bylaw had the purpose of remediating the confusions caused by the various and diverse laws emitted for the regulation of municipalities and to regulate the attributions of Jefes de Partido and to ensure the collection and legal investment of municipal funds. In February 15, 1866, during the administration of president Francisco Dueñas, the House of Senators issued the Código Político y Municipal, it entered into validity after its publication in the oficial newspaper El Constitucional in April 4, 1867; this code replaced the Reglament of 1861, considered to be in disharmony with the laws that assured the independence of municipal and judicial functionaries and contained "dispositions which were too complicated and impracticable in the management and counting of municipal funds."

According to the Code, the municipal councils were proportioned with 1 Alcalde and 1 Síndico with: 2 Regidores and 1 proprietary Juez de Paz with 1 auxiliary in populations with 200 to 2000 inhabitants. 4 Regidores and 2 proprietary Jueces de Paz with 2 auxiliaries in populations with more than 2000 inhabitants. The Constitution of 1886 established the character of popular elections in the municipal government. In May 8, 1897, the National Assembly emitted a Law of the Municipal Branch, sanctioned by the executive office in May 16. In April 28, 1908 another Law of the Municipal Branch was issued; the Constitution of 1939 passed the election of local governments to the executive office, but in the constitutional reforms made in 1945 and in the Constitution of 1950, political autonomy was returned to the municipalities. According to Chapter I, Title IV of the Municipal Code, the requirements for the creation of a municipality are: A population of no less than 50,000 inhabitants. A determined territory.

A population center with no less than 20,000 inhabitants, which will serve as the seat of its authorities. The possibility of sufficient resources to attend the costs of government and the presentation of essential public services. Conformity with the plans of national development; the creation, fusion or incorporation of municipalities corresponds to the Legislative Assembly. The municipal government is exerted by a Consejo Municipal, which has the characteristics of deliberative and normative, it is integrated by an Alcalde, one Sindico and a number of proprietary Regidores, proportionate to the population and 4 auxiliary Regidores. The proportion of the amount of Regidores is: 2 regidores in municipalities with up to 10,000 inhabitants. 4 in those with between 10,000 and 20,000 inhabitants. 6 in those with between 20,000 and 50,000 inhabitants. 8 in those with between 50,000 and 100,000 inhabitants. 10 in those with more than 100,000 inhabitants. Members of the municipal councils must be residents of the municipality.

Directly elected, municipal officials may be re-elected. Municipios are not all of equal size but are required to have a population of at least 10,000. Boundaries are determined by the Legislative Assembly; the powers of local government

Werkspoor Jumbo

The Werkspoor Jumbo was a 1930s Dutch biplane freighter aircraft design by Joop Carley and built by Werkspoor. Only one aircraft was built, sometimes called the Carley Jumbo and was operated by KLM for two years. Ordered in 1927 as a specialised freighter for KLM; the Jumbo was a large single-engined biplane fitted with two large cargo doors. Delivered in 1931 it was operated by KLM between Amsterdam and London for two years and was passed to the airlines training centre which operated it for the next eight years. In 1938 it was described as a good trainer; the aircraft was destroyed at Amsterdam-Schiphol in a German bombing raid on the 10 May 1940. Netherlands KLM General characteristics Crew: 2 Length: 13.70 m Wingspan: 19.00 m Wing area: 80 m2 Empty weight: 2391 kg Gross weight: 4000 kg Powerplant: 1 × Gnome-Rhône 9A Jupiter, 358 kW Performance Maximum speed: 182 km/h Range: 930 km Armament Taylor, Michael J. H.. Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions


HTC–Highroad is a former professional cycling team competing in international road bicycle races. Their last title sponsor was HTC Corporation, a Taiwanese manufacturer of smartphones but dissolved at the end of the 2011 season from a failure to find a new sponsor. High Road Sports was the management company of team manager Bob Stapleton. Past title sponsors include Deutsche Telekom; the team was founded in 1991 as Team Telekom, sponsored by Deutsche Telekom. In 2004 their name changed to the T-Mobile Team; the team was under the management of Rolf Aldag. Former leaders included Olaf Ludwig, Walter Godefroot and Eddy Vandenhecke, Luuc Eisenga and Brian Holm, Valerio Piva. At the end of 1988, former World Champion Hennie Kuiper set up a German cycling team, sponsored by the city of Stuttgart and rode on Eddy Merckx cycles; the team had nine riders. At that time when there were no German cycling teams and the country's main cycling event, the Rund um den Henninger Turm had not been won by a German since Rudi Altig in 1970.

During its first year of existence team rider Dariusc Kajzer brought the team its first success in the National Road Race Championships in Germany. The team became Stuttgart-Mercedes-Merckx-Puma in 1990 and Bölts continued the success of the team by becoming road race champion of Germany. Deutsche Telekom came in as the main sponsor in 1991 and the team was known as Telekom-Mercedes-Merckx-Puma. According to an interview with Godefroot, it was Bölts’ 17th place at the 1991 Vuelta a España that prompted him to accept the Telekom management’s offer to take over the running of the team. Godefroot signed several riders including Classics specialist and 1991 Paris–Roubaix winner Marc Madiot. Bölts, involved with the team since its beginnings in 1989 would stay with the team until 2003, continued building on the successes of the team by winning stage 19, the Queen stage of the 1992 Giro d'Italia. Jens Heppner continued this streak with his overall tenth place at the 1992 Tour de France; the Telekom team signed all the promising cyclists that were coming from Germany at that time and who were becoming successful.

These included Jens Heppner and Christian Henn in 1992, Erik Zabel, Rolf Aldag and Steffen Wesemann in 1993 and Jan Ullrich in 1994. Many of these riders would ride for more than ten years with the team. Olaf Ludwig signed in 1993 and finished his career with the team. In 1994, Zabel won the first UCI Road World Cup victory in the history of the Paris -- Tours. In 1993, the team again achieved success in the national championship road race in Germany; this was possession of the German champion's jersey. Many of the successful team riders that spent many years of their career with Telekom would become German national championsBernd Gröne in 1993, Jens Heppner in 1994, Bölts in 1990, 1995 and 1999, Christian Henn in 1996, Jan Ullrich in 1997 and 2001, Erik Zabel in 1998 and 2003, Rolf Aldag in 2000, Danilo Hondo in 2002 and Andreas Klöden in 2004; the team soon became an important presence on the international cycling stage. However the team was not invited to the 1995 Tour de France; the organisers of the Tour agreed that six Telekom members, namely Rolf Aldag, Udo Bölts, Jens Heppner, Vladimir Pulnikov, Erik Zabel and Olaf Ludwig would join with three members of the ZG Mobili to form a composite team.

Zabel went on to win two stages in the race. The next two years saw the international breakthrough of the team. Godefroot brought in the Danish rider, Bjarne Riis, the third-place finisher of the 1995 Tour and he went on to win the 1996 Tour de France, with the 22-year-old German support rider Jan Ullrich finishing in second place. In addition, Zabel won the first of six green jerseys for winning the points competition. Bolts won the Clásica de San Sebastián and Wesemann won his second and the first of four wins with the Telekom team of the Peace Race; the 1997 Tour de France saw the emergence of Ullrich as he won the race with support from Riis, who in turn had won the World Cup race, Amstel Gold Race earlier in 1997. Team Telekom won the team classification, as the overall strongest team of the 1997 Tour. In addition, Bolts won the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, Zabel won Milan–San Remo for the first of four times with the team. Ullrich won the Championships of Hamburg semi-classic; the following year this race was elevated to the status of World Cup.

In addition the Deutschland Tour returned in 1999 – evidence of the continuing popularity of cycling in Germany at the time. While Ullrich had a crash in the race and was forced to retire, Team Telekom did win the first edition of the race with Heppner and would win the race again with Alexander Vinokourov in 2001. Ullrich finished second in the 1998 Tour de France but went on to win the 1999 Vuelta a España, although he missed the 1999 Tour de France due to a knee injury. After winning the Vuelta, Ullrich became World time trial champion which enabled him to wear the rainbow jersey during time trials, he would win this again in 2001. The next year, Zabel won the overall World Cup victory, having won the Milan–San Remo and Amstel Gold Race, while Ullrich was placed second again in the 2000 Tour de France to Lance Armstrong. Ullrich won the gold medal in the silver medal in the Olympic time trial. In 2001, Zabel won Milan–San Remo for the fourth time. Ullrich came in second in the 2001 Tour de France, while Zabel won six stages combined in the 2001 Tour and Vuelta.

Kazakh rider Alexander Vinokourov won the Paris–Nice stage race in 2002, a feat he would duplicate in 2003 winning the Amstel Gold R

Cheranalloor East

Cheranalloor is a village in Ernakulam District, India. It lies on the banks of Periyar River near Kalady. East Cheranalloor should not be confused with Cheranalloor on the northern outskirts of Kochi. According to tradition, the village was named by its earlier inhabitants who found this place fertile and beautiful; the name in its local language Malayalam means "Good place to join". Cheranalloor was a part of Cochin kingdom and the ruler was known as "Cheranallor Karthavu", he was the head of the "Anchi Kaimals", KP Padmanabha Menon in his History of Kerala, Vol 2 mentions the Anji Kaimals whose Chief was the Cheranellur Kartha as owning all of Eranakulam. In fact, Eranakulam is known as Anji Kaimal in the early maps of Kerala. See Dutch in Malabar, 1910 shows a map from AD1740 that shows the area of AnjiKaimal as twice as large as the Cochin State. St. Francis Xavier Church Cheranalloor Shiva Temple Church UP school South Indian Bank Branch