Swifton is a city in Jackson County, United States. The mayor is Craig Crider; the population was 798 at the 2010 census. Swifton was the hometown of Baseball Hall of Famer George Kell. Swifton is located at 35°49′27″N 91°7′44″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 871 people, 335 households, 245 families residing in the city; the population density was 1,752.3 people per square mile. There were 365 housing units at an average density of 734.3/sq mi. The racial makeup of the city was 97.93% White, 0.46% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.03% from other races, 0.46% from two or more races. 2.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 335 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.6% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.09. In the city, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, the median income for a family was $31,375. Males had a median income of $22,500, versus $15,682 for females; the per capita income for the city was $11,922. About 17.5% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.3% of those under age 18 and 24.0% of those age 65 or over. It is within the Jackson County School District. Tuckerman Elementary School, Swifton Middle School, Tuckerman High School are the district schools. On July 1, 2004, the Swifton School District was merged into the Jackson County School District. George Kell, born in Swifton, member of Baseball Hall of Fame Skeeter Kell, former Major League baseball player Bobby Winkles, Major League and college baseball manager, raised in Swifton
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time is an action role-playing video game developed by A+ Games and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the anime franchise Little Witch Academia. The game was released on the PlayStation 4 in Japan in November 2017, worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows on 15 May 2018; the side-scrolling action game lets players control the anime's protagonist, witch-in-training Akko, accompanied by her friends Sucy, Amanda, Constanze and Diana, as she explores her magical academy. There are two distinct game modes: a 3D adventure-style exploration of the school, a 2.5D action mode involving the exploration of magical labyrinths with three characters. A limited edition with additional material, including an audio drama and an artbook, was released in Japan; the game features animated cutscenes by the creators of the anime series. Scores from the series' original soundtrack are included in the game as well. It's the first day of summer vacation at the Luna Nova Magic Academy, but after getting into trouble once again, Akko is sentenced by Professor Finnelan to clean up the school's library.
While working on the library, Akko discovers a hidden door leading to a secret place called the "Holorogium Chamber" where she finds a magic door leading to a mysterious world. In the next day and her friends Sucy and Lotte find out that the previous day is repeating itself continuously, certain that it is related to the Holorogium Chamber being unsealed, with assistance from Diana, Amanda and Constanze, they try several ways to seal the chamber and return the flux of time to normal with no success. Along the way and her companion stumbled upon Seven Wonders of Luna Nova, seven different anomalies that take place after the unsealing of Horologium Chamber. Believing the phenomenon to be the least of their concern, the significance between it and Horologium Chamber becomes evident the more Akko solved them all, as each solved anomaly granted Akko a new magic key which powers enable the group to travel to different regions by using them on the Sealed Door of Horologium Chamber. After running away of options, Diana concludes that solving the final anomaly is the only way to restore the flow of time for good.
While in the middle of investigating the last anomaly of Seven Wonders, Akko meets and befriends Molly McIntyre who curious with the Seven Wonders. However, it soon comes to light that Molly is a witch whose powers were sealed 200 years ago in the Holorogium Chamber, with the chamber unsealed, she regained her memories and powers. Assisted by Professor Ursula and her friends locate and defeat Molly inside the chamber and learn from her that she once was a young witch who had no talent with magic and no friends, used the powers of the Holorogium Chamber to repeat time over and over again as she practiced her magic to increase her abilities, but despite that, she failed to make new friends and after attempting to repeat the entire year using her powers, she transformed herself into a monster, sealed by the teachers at the time, since she attended the school year after year for centuries, always forgetting the events of the previous year. After the Holorogium Chamber is sealed again, Akko finishes her task of cleaning up the library with help from her friends, begins enjoying her summer vacation with the others.
In the post-credits, Akko rejoices that Molly, now free from the curse, is enjoying life with her own friends. The PS4 version of the game received a score of 58 out of 100 on Metacritic, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Destructoid's reviewer noted that while the "characters, story and voice-acting are fantastic", the game was a "disappointment" because of the unexciting and unnecessarily complicated and laborious gameplay. IGN Japan rated the game 81 out of 100, commenting that "if you can live with average gameplay there is plenty to enjoy here". Official website
The Flint Creek Farm is a historic farm in Field Township, United States. From 1915 to 1933 the farm was owned by executives of the area's largest lumber company as a side venture supplying food and hay to the company's lumber camps. Three buildings and a windmill tower are still standing from this period; the property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 as the Flint Creek Farm Historic District for its local significance in the themes of agriculture and industry. It was nominated as one of only two known surviving Minnesota farms established to supply a major lumber company, it was nominated for its associations with its two owners, influential Virginia and Rainy Lake Lumber Company executives Samuel J. Cusson and Chester H. Rogers. National Register of Historic Places listings in St. Louis County, Minnesota
Furan resin refers to polymers produced from various furan compounds, of which the most common starting materials are furfuryl alcohol and furfural. In the resin and in the cured polyfurfurol, the furan rings are not connected by conjugation; the resins are used as binders for sand castings. The furan monomer is converted to a free-flowing resin with mild acid catalysis. Curing is achieved using strong acid; the term furan resins is not used uniformly in the literature. For example, some authors refer to resins based on furfuryl alcohol and furan as furan resins, while others use the term only for resins based on furfuryl alcohol. In addition to homopolymers of the two starting materials copolymers comprising for example methanal, urea or phenol are counted as furan resins. Furan resins based on furfuryl alcohol are produced by polycondensation under the presence of weak acids; the polycondensation leads to various linear oligomers that differ on chainlength and linking between the furan units.
The linking of the furan units via methylenbridge is predominating but the rings can be linked via dimethylenetherbridges The etherbridges are unstable in acidic evironment. They can be converted to methylenbridges by release of formaldehyde. To produce a storable resin, the reaction is interrupted by the addition of sodium hydroxide; the products have a low to medium viscosity. They are stable at 40 °C for 6 months. In a second step, the resins can be cured to a thermoset either at room temperature by adding acids or at higher temperatures by adding latent curing agents such as ammonium nitrate; the reactions involved have been studied for a long time. Segments with conjugated double bonds are proposed to lead to cross-linking. Before curing, the properties of furan resins are similar to those of other curable resins, they can be used as binders, are thermally reactive and cross-linkable. Cured furan resins are resistant to attack by strong acids and halogenated hydrocarbons, they are attacked by oxidizing agents.
Furan resins exhibit good thermal stability. Continuous use at 100-120 °C is routine; some furan resins can be used at up to 150 °C. Some grades are characterized by low smoke emission, they have a high strength
Greater Toluca or the Metropolitan Area of Toluca is the conurbation formed by Toluca, as the core city, 12 adjacent municipalities of the state of Mexico, namely Almoloya de Juárez, Chapultepec, Metepec, Ocoyoacac, San Mateo Atenco, Xonacatlán and Zinacantepec. The city of Toluca is just one of several cities/towns; the municipality of Toluca, in 2005, had a population of around 750 thousand, whereas the population of the entire metropolitan area was 1.6 million, making it the fifth largest metropolitan area of Mexico after Greater Mexico City, Greater Guadalajara, Greater Monterrey and Greater Puebla
Carol Ruth Berkin is an American historian and author specializing in women's role in American colonial history. She was born in Alabama, she is divorced with two children. She graduated from Barnard College in 1964 and a Ph. D. from Columbia University. She taught at Baruch College from 1972 to 2008 and has taught at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 1983, she is Baruch Presidential Professor of History at the City University of New York. She has worked as a historical commentator for several television documentaries, most notably PBS’s Dolley Madison: America’s First Lady. Berkin has received the Bancroft Dissertation Award from the Bancroft Foundation, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jonathan Sewall. Columbia University Press. 1974. ISBN 0231038518. OCLC 947967. Making America: A History of the United States. Houghton Mifflin. 1995. ISBN 0395714370. OCLC 32065166. First Generations: Women in Colonial America. Hill and Wang. 1996. ISBN 0809045613. OCLC 34354867.
A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution. Harcourt. 2002. ISBN 0151009481. OCLC 49663906. Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence. Civil War Wives: The Lives & Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis & Julia Dent Grant. Alfred A. Knopf. 2009. ISBN 9781400044467. OCLC 335678795. Wondrous Beauty: Betsy Bonaparte, the Belle of Baltimore Who Married Napoleon's Brother. Alfred A. Knopf. 2014. ISBN 9780307592781. OCLC 842323047. Wondrous Beauty was reviewed in the New York Times. Official website Official website IMDB.com entry Appearances on C-SPAN