Mark Whitney Hulsbeck is an American professional aquanaut. He serves as an Oceanographic Operations Field Manager and research diver for the Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research laboratory, operated by Florida International University. Hulsbeck is nicknamed "Otter". Hulsbeck was born in Cincinnati and grew up in Venice and Orlando, Florida, he served in the United States Navy for five years as a helicopter rescue aircrewman. He subsequently earned a degree in geology from the University of South Florida. Hulsbeck joined the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps, in which he served as Navigation Officer on the NOAA ship Malcolm Baldrige during its circumnavigation of the Earth. Hulsbeck's professional qualifications include a United States Coast Guard Captain's license, he is a Professional Association of Diving Instructors Master Scuba Diver Trainer, an International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers Nitrox Instructor, a Divers Alert Network Oxygen Instructor and a Dive Medical Technician.
In October 2001, Hulsbeck took part as a habitat technician in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations 1 mission, the first of a series of NASA-NOAA missions which use Aquarius as an analog environment for space exploration. The NEEMO 1 crew worked underwater aboard Aquarius for seven days. In July 2006, Hulsbeck served as a habitat technician during the NEEMO 10 mission, the crew of which lived underwater for seven days. Hulsbeck's other missions aboard Aquarius have included a June 2004 coral reef study led by Dr. James Leichter of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and an October 2007 mission studying the role of sponges in coastal nitrogen cycles. Hulsbeck had taken part in nineteen Aquarius missions as of July 2011. In June and July 2014, Hulsbeck served as lead habitat technician aboard Aquarius during Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 expedition and working underwater for 31 days. In May 2007, Hulsbeck and other NURP/UNCW divers, including fellow Aquarius divers James Talacek and Jim Buckley, set up a coral monitoring station pylon offshore from the Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory in Discovery Bay, for a cooperative program among Caribbean countries called Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change.
The station was part of NOAA's Integrated Coral Observing Network. The station was subsequently destroyed during Hurricane Paloma in November 2008. Hulsbeck enjoys reading and boating, he is married with a son from a previous marriage. Bohnsack, James A.. "The Effects of Fish Trap Mesh Size on Reef Fish Catch Off Southwestern Florida". Marine Fisheries Review. 51: 36–46. Retrieved March 27, 2012. Sutherland, David L.. "Preliminary Report, Reef Fish Size and Species Selectivity by Wire Fish Traps in South Florida Waters". Proceedings of the 40th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute: 108–125. Retrieved March 27, 2012. Aquarius bio Aquarius bio Video of Hulsbeck explaining technology used by aquanauts on YouTube
Brennabor Typ A was the designation given to a six-cylinder car introduced by the Brennabor company in 1927. Successive versions appeared in subsequent years until the Typ As were replaced, by the Brennabor Juwel 6, for 1930. In 1927 the Brennabor company introduced the 2.5-litre six-cylinder Brennabor Typ AL which complemented the Brennabor Typ R, hitherto Brennabor’s largest model, so extended the manufacturer’s range up a level. The Typ AL was powered by a 6-cylinder side-valve engine of 2.55 litres, mounted ahead of the driver and delivering 45 hp at 3,300 rpm. Power was delivered to the rear wheels through a single plate dry clutch and a four-speed gear box controlled with a centrally positioned floor-mounted gear stick; the car sat on a U-profile pressed steel chassis with rigid axles and semi-elliptical leaf springing. At this stage it was offered only as a four-door “Pullman-limousine”; the mechanically linked foot brake operated directly on all four wheels, while the handbrake operated on the drive-shaft.
A year in 1928, the AL was joined by the Brennabor Typ AK which shared the engine and other mechanical components of the AL, but was shorter and lighter, therefore faster. The AK was available as a four-door sedan/saloon, a soft/open topped saloon/sedan or as a two-door full cabriolet. Further extension of the range took place in 1928 with the arrival of the Brennabor Typ ASL and Brennabor Typ ASK; these shared the dimensions and many mechanical elements with the Typ AL and Typ AK but they featured a bored out version of the company’s six-cylinder engine which in this form had a capacity of 3,080 cc, giving rise to an increase in claimed power output from 45 to 55 hp and a corresponding increase of 5 km/h in the maximum speed. Advertised fuel consumption was increased by more than 15%. In 1929 the range was rationalised; the 2.5-litre models were delisted and the 3.1-litre models were replaced with the Brennabor Typ AFL and Brennabor Typ AFK. These cars differed little from their predecessors in terms of dimensions and mechanical components, with the notable exception of the gear box which now had only three ratios.
Body style were rationalised, the shorter Typ AFK being offered now only as a “cabrio-limousine”. In addition, the prices of the six-cylinder Brennabors were reduced in 1929. By 1930, when the Typ A was replaced by the Juwel 6 10,000 Typ As had been produced. Werner Oswald: Deutsche Autos 1920–1945. Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 10. Auflage, ISBN 3-87943-519-7
Looking 4 Myself is the seventh studio album by American singer Usher. It was released on June 2012, by RCA Records. In October 2011, it was announced that the disbandment have been occurred between Usher and the J/LaFace imprint; the album have provided with its production. It features these several guest vocalists. Inspired by the electronic duo Empire of the Sun and listening to music originating from several locations, Usher intended the album to contain a more experimental sound, that remained relevant to the music of its time. Defined as "revolutionary pop" by the singer, critics noted that Looking 4 Myself incorporates the genres R&B, hip hop, electronic and dubstep. Critic Barry Walters has described it as a key release in the emerging alternative R&B genre; the album debuted atop the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 128,000 copies in its first week, becoming Usher's fourth number one album in the country. As of October 2014, Looking 4 Myself has sold 504,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Worldwide, it attained top-ten positions in over eight other countries including Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Looking 4 Myself was supported by five singles: "Climax", "Scream", "Lemme See" featuring Rick Ross, "Numb" and "Dive". "Climax" peaked in the top-twenty on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for eleven weeks. "Scream" peaked in the top-ten on several other countries. "Numb" obtained moderate international chart success and peaked at number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Usher promoted for the Looking 4 Myself by performing in several shows; the tour has further be promoting the album, however, it was cancelled due to the singer's obligation as a coach on The Voice. In 2010, Usher released his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond, with a mixed critical response and commercial success, his follow-up record was rumored to be titled The Shanetance and due for release on March 23, 2012, though Usher refuted the speculation. While on hiatus between the release of his first EP Versus and Looking 4 Myself, Usher told AOL Music that he traveled to various locations to listen to music which he "felt was significant in terms of energy."
Some of these locations included the Coachella Music Festival, Germany, Las Vegas and Southern France. He described some of the music as a "little bit more electronic, some of it a little bit more dance; some of it, a bit more world." It was Australian electronic music duo Empire of the Sun that inspired Usher to produce the album's title track, with producer Rico Love, which led to the singer collaborating with producers he wouldn't work with or admired, such as Diplo. Usher's intention for the album was one "that was not genre-specific but just experimental". During an episode of NBC's The Voice, Usher called the album "by far one of my most risky records... I wanted to challenge myself". Looking 4 Myself was chosen as the album's title as it described Usher's'musical journey'. RCA Records CEO Peter Edge spoke to Billboard on which two specific groups they want the album to appeal to, "By the time the album is available, Usher's collective audience will have had a chance to sample a number of songs from the album the end result will be an Usher album that appeals to his earliest fans, people who may have never listened to or owned an Usher album before."
Prior to the album's release, Usher was put under the management of Grace Miguel—whom he is in a relationship with—replacing Randy Phillips, who managed Usher for a short period after he split with his mother, Jonnetta Patton for a second time, in 2008. The cover art and track listing for both the standard and deluxe edition of the album were revealed on May 3, 2012. On June 4, 2012, 30 second snippets of each track were leaked on the internet. Diplo, Rico Love, Jim Jonsin, Salaam Remi and Max Martin were the first producers confirmed for Looking 4 Myself on March 2012. After Usher had attended the Coachella Music Festival, he worked with electronic music duo Empire of the Sun to produce the album's title track; the collaboration and the band's music inspired Usher to produce more experimental music, to produce records with producers he wouldn't work with or admired. DJ and producer Diplo was one of them, so both collaborated on the album's lead single, "Climax", they discussed the concept throughout the song's development and how it relates to Usher's life, as Diplo "tried to help realise these lyrics and feelings."
After conceiving some melody lines, they wrote the song in about an hour. Usher and Diplo worked on the song's production for two months, recording in studios in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta. Usher wanted to work with Swedish electronic dance music trio Swedish House Mafia since their joint performance at the American Music Awards in 2011; the group agreed to work with the singer, where they intended to travel to Atlanta to work on track production, to "move the ball forward." Steve Angello, a member of Swedish House Mafia, told MTV News that the group hung out with Usher in Ibiza after the awards ceremony. They produced the final tracks "Numb", "Euphoria" and "Way to Count", with the latter not making the final cut. Usher contacted several producers and musicians who he endeavoured to, but ende
Prince Aymeric of Belgium is the third child of Prince Laurent and Princess Claire of Belgium. He is 16th in the line of succession after his two older siblings to the Belgian throne. Prince Aymeric was born prematurely at the Saint-Luc University Hospital in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium, he has an older sister, Princess Louise, an older twin brother, Prince Nicolas. Aymeric is attending the same school as his sister and brother, the Lycée Français de Bruxelles. On 29 May 2014, he and his brother Prince Nicolas made their first communion at Sainte-Catherine Bonlez, a district of Chaumont-Gistoux in the province of Walloon Brabant, with the royal family in attendance. Belgian Royal family King Albert II's descent Princess Claire's ancestry
Black Balsam Knob known as Black Balsam Bald, is in the Pisgah National Forest southwest of Asheville, North Carolina, near milepost 420 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is the second highest mountain in the Great Balsam Mountains; the Great Balsams are within the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is the 23rd highest of the 40 mountains in North Carolina over 6000 feet; the top of the mountain is a grassy bald. The origin of grassy balds in southern Haywood county is a result of extensive clear-cut logging and locomotive fires in 1925 and 1942; these fires burned deep down into the mineral-rich topsoil slowing reforestation or stopping it altogether. Examples of this can be found on many of its neighboring peaks and ridges; these features contribute to the area's popularity, but foot traffic causes some ecological damage to the ecosystem. The Art Loeb Trail follows the grassy ridge of Black Balsam Knob. Visible peaks from Black Balsam Knob include: Shining Rock in the Shining Rock Wilderness Looking Glass Rock Cold Mountain Mount Pisgah Mount Mitchell.
On exceptionally clear days, Mount Mitchell, the highest point in the Eastern United States, is visible 45 miles north east. Art Loeb Trail Blue Ridge Parkway Pisgah National Forest