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Snapple

Snapple is a brand of tea and juice drinks, owned by Keurig Dr Pepper and based in Plano, Texas. The company, known as Unadulterated Food Products, was founded in 1972; the brand achieved some fame due to various pop-culture references including television shows. Snapple was founded by Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden, Arnold Greenberg in 1972 Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, their company, known as Unadulterated Food Products, was first conceived as a part-time venture to supply fruit juices to health food stores. Unsure if the business would succeed, Greenberg continued to run his health food store in Manhattan's East Village, while Leonard Marsh and his brother-in-law, Hyman Golden, operated a window washing business. In a 1989 interview with Crain's New York Business, Marsh admitted that when they launched the small business he knew "as much about juice as about making an atom bomb."An early apple juice product led to the company's name, Snapple. Golden and Marsh had created a carbonated apple juice.

One of the batches of apple juice fermented in the bottle. The original name of that particular apple juice product, "Snapple," a portmanteau derived from the words "snappy" and "apple," became the new name for their beverage company; the Snapple Beverage Corporation was born, beginning in the early 1980s. Snapple would not manufacture their first tea, lemon tea, until 1987. There are many different types of Snapple: Tea, juice drinks and bottled water. Snapple is bottled in the form of an aluminum can. Snapple's brand slogan is "Made from the Best Stuff on Earth." Snapple was known for a popular series of TV advertisements in the early 1990s featuring Wendy Kaufman answering letters from Snapple fans. In an effort to counteract the Coke and Pepsi challenge commercials, Snapple began running a new line of advertisements in May 1992, which featured its trademark “made from the best stuff on earth” line in ads that spoofed earlier beer and sports drinks promotions. In addition, the company used its $15-million-a-year advertising budget to pay for a long-lived series of live radio commercials featuring controversial disk jockeys Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh.

At the end of the summer of 1992, Snapple conducted a five-week search for a new advertising agency that could better convey its corporate identity in preparation for a wider national push. That year, Snapple signed tennis player Jennifer Capriati to endorse its products. By August 1992, Snapple had expanded its distribution to every major city in the United States and it signed new contracts with beverage distributors; the company owned no manufacturing facilities, but instead made agreements with more than 30 bottlers across the country. In this way, Snapple was able to keep its payroll short; the company administration consisted of just 80 employees, 50 of whom worked out of a modest office building on Long Island. Thomas H. Lee, an American businessperson and investor of Thomas H. Lee Partners acquired Snapple Beverages in 1992 on undisclosed terms; the three founders of Snapple, Leonard Marsh, Hyman Golden and Arnold Greenberg, said they would own about one-third of the new company and be involved in its management.

Hellen Berry, vice president of the Beverage Marketing Corporation, a consultant in New York, estimated that Snapple, for sale for more than a year and had $100 million in sales in 1991, sold for $140 million. Only eight months after buying the company, Lee took Snapple Beverages public and in 1994, only two years after the original acquisition, Lee sold the company to Quaker Oats for $1.7 billion. Lee was estimated to have made his investors from the sale; the Quaker Oats Company bought Snapple for $1.7 billion in 1994. The company sold it to Triarc in 1997 for $300 million. Triarc sold it to Cadbury Schweppes for $1.45 billion in September 2000. It was spun off in May 2008 to its current owners. Starting in May 2009, Snapple was made with sugar, not high fructose corn syrup. However, in certain areas, the older formula is still sold in stores, but this is becoming rare. In 2009, a consumer lawsuit was brought against Snapple in California; the suit alleged the drinks contained unhealthy ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup and deceptive names on labels that lead consumers to believe that certain healthy elements are in the drinks that are not present.

In 2010, in a lawsuit against Snapple in the federal District of New Jersey, the court certified to the FDA for an administrative determination the question whether high fructose corn syrup qualifies as a "natural" ingredient. In 2010, the FDA declined to provide the court with the requested guidance. Stating that it would take two to three years to engage in a transparent proceeding to elicit the proper public participation, the FDA again cited its limited resources and more pressing food-safety concerns. In 2011, a New York federal court dismissed a different lawsuit accusing Snapple of misleading consumers by labeling drinks sweetened with high fructose corn syrup as "all natural." The court found that the plaintiffs had failed to show that they were injured as a result of Snapple's labeling. In October 2003, Snapple began its sponsorship of the New York City public school system, as part of the deal to make Snapple New York City's official beverage; the company promised an $8 million per year profit for city schools if it were allowed to sell its drinks, including juice and bottled water, in

Maria Patrascu

Maria Patrascu is a Romanian-born Canadian professional tennis player. Patrascu has won two doubles title on the ITF Circuit in her career. On June 27, 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 819. On October 27, 2014, she peaked at world number 647 in the doubles rankings. Patrascu made her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Coupe Banque Nationale, having received a wildcard with Ayan Broomfield into the doubles tournament. Patrascu's win-loss record against players who were ranked world no. 100 or higher when played is as follows: Elena Vesnina 0–1*Statistics as of July 24, 2016 Maria Patrascu at the Women's Tennis Association Maria Patrascu at the International Tennis Federation Maria Patrascu on Instagram

Ondřej Pavelec

Ondřej Pavelec is a former Czech professional ice hockey goaltender. Drafted in the second round, 41st overall, by the Atlanta Thrashers in 2005, he stayed with the team as they became the Winnipeg Jets in 2011, played his final season with the New York Rangers. During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Pavelec played for Bílí Tygři Liberec of the Czech Extraliga and Pelicans of the Finnish SM-liiga. Pavelec was drafted in the first round of the 2005 CHL Import Draft by the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, he was drafted by the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers in the second round, 41st overall, at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He played two seasons with the Screaming Eagles and helped them to a semi-final finish in the 2006–07 season. Pavelec was a First Team All-Star in each of his two seasons with Cape Breton, won the Jacques Plante Memorial Trophy for best goals against average in both years, making him only the fourth player to repeat as Jacques Plante Trophy winner and the first in 20 years to do so.

As a rookie, took home the Raymond Lagacé Trophy and RDS Trophy, awarded to top defensive rookie and rookie of the year, respectively. His numbers were remarkably consistent over the two seasons, as he recorded GAAs of 2.51 in 2005–06 and 2.52 in 2006–07, with save percentages of.929 and.908, respectively. Pavelec signed a professional contract with the Atlanta Thrashers in 2007, joining their American Hockey League affiliate, the Chicago Wolves. On 18 May 2007, Pavelec shut-out the Toronto Marlies 5–0 in the AHL's Western Conference Finals. Pavelec helped. After starting nine games for Chicago in the 2008–09 season, Pavelec was recalled to the NHL after Thrashers starter Kari Lehtonen suffered an injury. Pavelec played his first NHL game on 20 October 2007 made his first NHL start, recorded his first NHL win, against the Tampa Bay Lightning on 3 November 2007, he was playing with Atlanta since being called up on 1 November 2008, until he was reassigned to the Wolves on 19 December 2008. He returned to the Thrashers.

Due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Pavelec returned to his native Czech Republic, where he was expected to join HC Oceláři Třinec. However, he signed with Bílí Tygři Liberec instead. During the 2014–15 season, Pavelec set a Winnipeg Jets franchise record by recording three shutouts in a row, going 187:05 without allowing a goal, he was instrumental in helping the team qualify for their first Stanley Cup playoffs since the franchise relocated from Atlanta to Winnipeg in 2011. Pavelec was placed on waivers by the Jets on 10 October 2016 and was subsequently sent down to the Manitoba Moose of the AHL; the Jets recalled Pavelec on 17 January 2017, he played his first game of the 2016–17 season on 18 January 2017. On 1 July 2017, having left the Thrashers/Jets as a free agent after ten professional seasons with the franchise, Pavelec signed a one-year, $1.3 million contract with the New York Rangers. On 20 September 2018, Pavelec announced his retirement after an 11-year career. On 8 October 2010, Pavelec collapsed and lost consciousness during a game against the Washington Capitals while there was a break in play at 2:25 into the first period.

He was taken to the hospital. He regained consciousness while at the hospital and was in stable condition, was concerned about the score in the game, which the Thrashers won 4–2, it was determined after testing by doctors that the cause of his collapse was neurocardiogenic syncope, a type of fainting spell, that he received a concussion and lost consciousness after his head hit the ice. He was released from the hospital on 11 October 2010. Pavelec led the Czech Republic under-17 team to a second-place finish in the 2004 Junior World Cup, the under-18 squad to a fourth-place finish at the U-18 World Junior Cup, he was the starting goalie for the Czech Republic junior team at the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Vancouver and Kamloops, British Columbia. Pavelec played for the senior Czech team at the 2010 World Championships, helping capture a gold medal, he competed in the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Sochi, respectively. In between the two Olympic tournaments, he helped lead the Czechs to a bronze medal at the 2011 World Championships.

Jacques Plante Memorial Trophy – 2006, 2007 Raymond Lagacé Trophy – 2006 RDS Cup – 2006 QMJHL First All-Star Team – 2006, 2007 QMJHL All-Rookie Team – 2006 AHL Calder Cup – 2007–2008 Chicago Wolves October 2008 AHL Goalie of the Month NHL 1st Star of the Week – 22–28 November 2010, 16–22 March 2015 2011 Georgia's Own Credit Union Three Stars of the Year Award Winnipeg Jets 2012 McDiarmid Lumber Three Stars Award Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database

String group

In topology, a branch of mathematics, a string group is an infinite-dimensional group String introduced by Stolz as a 3-connected cover of a spin group. A string manifold is a manifold with a lifting of its frame bundle to a string group bundle; this means that in addition to being able to define holonomy along paths, one can define holonomies for surfaces going between strings. There is a short exact sequence of topological groups 0 → K → String → Spin → 0 where K is an Eilenberg–MacLane space and Spin is a spin group; the string group is an entry in the Whitehead tower for the orthogonal group: … → String → Spin → SO → O It is preceded by the fivebrane group in the tower. It is obtained by killing the π 3 homotopy group for Spin, in the same way that Spin is obtained from SO by killing π 1; the resulting manifold cannot be any finite-dimensional Lie group, since all finite-dimensional compact Lie groups have a non-vanishing π 3. The fivebrane group follows, by killing π 7. More the construction of the Postnikov tower via short exact sequences starting with Eilenberg–MacLane spaces can be applied to any Lie group G, giving the string group String.

Henriques, André G.. Soc. Lecture Note Ser. 308, Cambridge University Press, pp. 247–343, doi:10.1017/CBO9780511526398.013, MR 2079378 Baez, J. Higher Gauge Theory and the String Group string group in nLab Whitehead tower in nLab

Maitland Estate

The Maitland Estate is a historic home located at 9 Sunset Drive. In Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Designed by Denver architects Merrill H. Hoyt & Burnham F. Hoyt and built in 1925 in a Tudor Revival style; the estate was the home of Denver business leader James Maitland who operated the Colorado Builders’ Supply. The listing included a 4.2 acres area. It has 82 feet on its north-south axis and 71 feet on its east-west. Through its first of two stories it is built of brown brick laid in common bond. National Register of Historic Places listings in Arapahoe County, Colorado History of Colorado

1924–25 French Rugby Union Championship

The 1924-25 French Rugby Union Championship was won by the US Perpignan that defeated the Carcassone in the final. The Championship was contested by 30 teams divided in 6 pools of 5; the championship of "première série", was now called "excellence", the second division become "honneur". Seven new clubs make their debut in "Excellence": Angoulême, Stade Bagnères, Limoges, Arlequins Perpignan and La Teste, they replaced: Biarritz, SBUC, Chalon, Lézignan, Olympique du Paris and Poitiers. In'bold the teams qualified for next round Pool A Toulouse 11 pts Stade Français 10 pts Arlequins Perpignan 9 pts Hendaye 5 pts Agen 5 pts Pool B SA Bordeaux 10 pts US Perpignan 9 pts, Toulouse Olimpyque EC 8 pts Pau 7 pts Périgueux 7 pts Pool C Stadoceste 10 pts Albi 9 pts AS Bayonne 8 pts, Toulon8 pts La Teste 4 pts Pool D Grenoble 12 pts, Mazamet 8 pts, Stade Bagnères 8 pts, Béziers 8 pts Soustons 4 pts Tie-Break: Mazamet - Stade Bagnères 9 a 0 Pool E: Carcassone 10 pts Bayonne 10 pts Begles 10 pts Angoulême 6 pts Limoges 4 pts Tie-Break: Bayonne - Bègles 3 a 0 Pool F Narbonne 12 pts, Racing 10 pts SO Avignon 7 pts, Boucau 6 pts, Cognac 6 pts Pool A Toulouse 6 pts, Bayonne 4 pts Racing 2 pts Pool B Stadoceste 5 pts US Perpignan 5 pts Stade Français 2 pts Tie-Break: US Perpignan – Stadoceste 5 - 3 Pool C Narbonne 6 pts Albi 4 pts Grenoble 2 pts Pool D Carcassone 6 pts Mazamet 3 pts SA Bordeaux 3 pts The US Perpignan beat AS Carcassonnaise 5 - 0.

The 19 April 1925, in Bordeaux, the Montferrand beat Biarritz in the final of the "Championnat de France Honneur" for 14 - 6 In Third division Cercle Athlétique d'Esperaza beat in the final Cheminots de Béziers 25 - 0 L'Humanité, 1925 Compte rendu de la finale de 1925, sur lnr.fr Information sur first final, sur finalesrugby.com