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Campbell Walsh

Campbell Walsh is a Scottish slalom canoeist who competed at the international level from 1995 to 2012. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the K1 event in Athens in 2004. Walsh won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a silver and two individual bronzes, he is the overall World Cup Champion in K1 from 2004. He is the 2008 individual European Champion, the 2009 European Team Champion along with Richard Hounslow and Huw Swetnam, he has 1 silver and 2 bronze medals from the European Championships. 12 September 2009 final results for the men's K1 team event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships. - accessed 12 September 2009. ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007

Adoration of the Christ Child with Saint Jerome, Saint Mary Magdalene and Saint Eustace

Adoration of the Christ Child with Saint Jerome, Saint Mary Magdalene and Saint Eustace is a c.1436 tempera and gold on panel painting by Paolo Uccello. It is now in the Staatliche Kunsthalle in Karlsruhe, its provenance is unknown, though it may have come from the church of Santi Girolamo e Eustachio in Bologna during the artist's stay in Emilia-Romagna. Charles Loeser attributed it to Uccello in 1898, though Pudelkho instead attributed it to an unnamed painter he entitled the Master of Karlsruhe in 1395; the latter attribution was accepted by Carli in 1954 and Pope-Hennessy in 1950. Mario Salmi came up with a third attribution to a'Master of Quarate' in 1934-1935. However, the attribution to Uccello was accepted by Roberto Longhi in 1928 and Alessandro Angelini in 1990, though they both date it differently. In 1974 Parronchi argued it was by an artist close to Uccello his daughter Antonia, a Carmelite nun and painter. Padoa Rizzo argued in 1991 that it was by an artist close to Uccello


The "disadvantaged" is a generic term for individuals or groups of people who: Face special problems such as physical or mental disability Lack money or economic support In common usage "the disadvantaged" is a generic term for those "from lower-income backgrounds" or "the Disadvantaged Poor". The "economically disadvantaged" is a term used by government institutions in for example allocating free school meals to "a student, a member of a household that meets the income eligibility guidelines for free or reduced-price meals" or business grants; the "disadvantaged" is applied in a third world context and relate to women with reduced "upward mobility" suffering social exclusion and having limited access to natural resources and economic opportunities. They are landless or marginal farmers operating on the most unproductive land. According to Paul Krugman in an October 2002 article titled "about the distribution of wealth", there is more of a divide between the classes today than in the 1920s, meaning that the disadvantaged are becoming more economically disadvantaged.

Many governments use Disadvantaged area as a designation for various "problem" areas. In the UK "disadvantaged area" is a term used for an area where there is a need "to stimulate the physical and social regeneration" by attracting development and encouraging the purchase of properties. In special provisions for Stamp Tax relief and for areas where health is an issue. In the United States The "Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act" allowed qualifying hospitals to employ temporary foreign workers as Registered Nurses. Disadvantaged child Political correctness Poverty Destitute Disabled Social exclusion Social vulnerability

Andreas Nödl

Andreas Nödl is an Austrian professional ice hockey player who plays and Captains the Vienna Capitals of the Austrian Hockey League. He played in the National Hockey League for the Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes; as a youth, Nödl played in the 2001 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a team from Austria. Nödl played two seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League before moving on to the St. Cloud State University Huskies after being drafted in the second round, 39th overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers. In his second season with the Stampede, he led the team with 59 points in 58 games. Coincidentally, Nödl is not the only Austrian-born player to play for the Stampede — Thomas Vanek, now of the Detroit Red Wings, spent three years with the club. After starting the 2008–09 NHL season with the Flyers' farm team, the Philadelphia Phantoms, Nödl was called up to the NHL on October 21, 2008. On December 23, 2008, in a game against the Ottawa Senators, Nödl scored his first career NHL goal in a 6-4 victory.

On November 29, 2011, he was waived by the Flyers and picked up by the Carolina Hurricanes where he played for the rest of the season, as well as the following one. After failing to secure an NHL contract and returning to Europe as a free agent, signing with HC Lausanne of the Swiss National League A, Nödl was released from his try-out contract prior to the season and would split the 2013–14 campaign in his Native Austria with EC KAC and EC Red Bull Salzburg. On October 16, 2014, Nödl belatedly signed on as a free agent with fellow EBEL club, the Vienna Capitals, he has served as Captain of the team since the 2017–18 season. In 2009, Nödl represented Austria in the IIHF's World Championship in Switzerland. Biographical information and career statistics from, or, or, or The Internet Hockey Database

Nevada Test Site

The Nevada National Security Site the Nevada Test Site, is a United States Department of Energy reservation located in southeastern Nye County, about 65 miles northwest of the city of Las Vegas. Known as the Nevada Proving Grounds, the site was established on January 11, 1951 for the testing of nuclear devices, covering 1,360 square miles of desert and mountainous terrain. Nuclear weapons testing at the Nevada Test Site began with a 1-kiloton-of-TNT bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat on January 27, 1951. Over the subsequent four decades, over one thousand nuclear explosions were detonated at the NTS. Many of the iconic images of the nuclear era come from the NTS. NNSS is operated by Mission Support and Test Services, LLC. During the 1950s, the mushroom clouds, from the 100 atmospheric tests, could be seen from 100 mi away; the city of Las Vegas experienced noticeable seismic effects, the mushroom clouds, which could be seen from the downtown hotels, became tourist attractions. St. George, received the brunt of the fallout of above-ground nuclear testing in the Yucca Flats/Nevada Test Site.

Westerly winds carried the fallout of these tests directly through St. George and southern Utah. Marked increases in cancers, such as leukemia, thyroid cancer, breast cancer, bone cancer, brain tumors, gastrointestinal tract cancers, were reported from the mid-1950s through 1980. A further 921 nuclear tests were carried out underground. From 1986 through 1994, two years after the United States put a hold on full-scale nuclear weapons testing, 536 anti-nuclear protests were held at the Nevada Test Site involving 37,488 participants and 15,740 arrests, according to government records; the Nevada Test Site contains 28 areas, 1,100 buildings, 400 miles of paved roads, 300 miles of unpaved roads, 10 heliports, two airstrips. The Mission Support and Test Services, the successor of the NSTech, is the civilian contractor for the test site's management and further oversees the overall operations of the test site; the MSTS manages and operates the Nevada Test Site for the National Nuclear Security Administration while The Security Protective Force is responsible for providing the safeguards and security to the NNSS.

The Nevada Test Site was established as a 680-square-mile area by President Harry S. Truman on December 18, 1950, within the Nellis Air Force Gunnery and Bombing Range; the Nevada Test Site was the primary testing location of American nuclear devices from 1951 to 1992. Of those, 828 were underground; the site is covered with subsidence craters from the testing. The NTS was the United States' primary location for tests smaller than 1 Mt. 126 tests were conducted elsewhere, including most larger tests. Many of these occurred at the Pacific Proving Grounds in the Marshall Islands. During the 1950s, the mushroom clouds from atmospheric tests could be seen for 100 mi; the city of Las Vegas experienced noticeable seismic effects, the distant mushroom clouds, which could be seen from the downtown hotels, became tourist attractions. The last atmospheric test detonation at the Nevada Test Site was "Little Feller I" of Operation Sunbeam, on July 17, 1962. Although the United States did not ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, it honors the articles of the treaty, underground testing of weapons ended as of September 23, 1992.

Subcritical tests not involving a critical mass continued. One notable test shot was the "Sedan" shot of Operation Storax on July 6, 1962, a 104-kiloton-of-TNT shot for Operation Plowshare, which sought to prove that nuclear weapons could be used for peaceful means in creating bays or canals, it created a crater 320 feet deep that can still be seen today. The site was scheduled to be used to conduct the testing of a 1,100-ton conventional explosive in an operation known as Divine Strake in June 2006; the bomb is a possible alternative to nuclear bunker busters. After objections from Nevada and Utah's members of Congress, the operation was postponed until 2007. On February 22, 2007, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency canceled the experiment. On December 7, 2012 the most-recent explosion was conducted, an underground sub-critical test of the properties of plutonium. In 2018, the State of Nevada sued the federal government to block a plan to ship "more than a metric ton" of plutonium to the site for storage.

Testing of the various effects of detonation of nuclear weapons was carried out during above-ground tests. Many kinds of vehicles, nuclear-fallout and standard bomb-shelters, public-utility stations and other building structures and equipment were placed at measured distances away from "ground zero", the spot on the surface under or over the center of the blast. Operation Cue tested civil defense measures; such civilian and commercial effects testing was done with many of the atomic tests of Operation Greenhouse on Eniwetok Atoll, Operation Upshot-Knothole and Operation Teapot at the NTS. Homes and commercial buildings of many different types and styles were built to standards typical of American and European cities. Other such structures included military fortifications and civil-defense as well as "backyard"-type shelters. In such a typical test, several of the same buildings and structures might be built