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The Nuttall Encyclopædia

The Nuttall Encyclopædia: Being a Concise and Comprehensive Dictionary of General Knowledge is a late 19th-century encyclopedia, edited by Rev. James Wood, first published in London in 1900 by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. Editions were recorded for 1920, 1930, 1938 and 1956 and was still being sold in 1966. Editors included G. Elgie Christ and A, L, Hayden for 1930, Lawrence Hawkins Dawson for 1938 and C. M. Prior for 1956; the Nuttall Encyclopædia is named for Dr. Peter Austin Nuttall, whose works, such as Standard Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, were acquired by Frederick Warne, would be published for decades to come; the title page proclaims this encyclopedia to be "a concise and comprehensive dictionary of general knowledge consisting of over 16,000 terse and original articles on nearly all subjects discussed in larger encyclopædias, specially dealing with such as come under the categories of history, geography, philosophy, religion and art". The entries or articles in this work are very short, are about individuals and places.

It reflects the personal worldview of the author, viewing events from a definite perspective. This can be seen in entries like Dates of Epoch-Making Events; as another example, the entry for Venezuela presents a British view of an 1899 event:...the boundary line between the British colony and Venezuela was for long matter of keen dispute, but by the intervention of the United States at the request of the latter a treaty between the contending parties was concluded, referring the matter to a court of arbitration, which met at Paris in 1895, settled it in 1899, in vindication of the British claim, the Schomburgk line being now declared to be the true line, the gold-fields ours. In 2004, Project Gutenberg published a version of the 1907 edition, now in the public domain. Project Gutenberg version The Nuttall Encyclopædia at Google Books The Nuttall encyclopaedia: being a concise and comprehensive dictionary of general knowledge London: F. Warne 1900

Hero (Charlotte Perrelli song)

"Hero" is a 2008 pop song performed by the Swedish singer Charlotte Perrelli written by Fredrik Kempe and Bobby Ljunggren. It was entered into the 2008 Melodifestivalen contest, was rumoured to be going to be sung by Måns Zelmerlöw, but Perrelli was the first choice for the contest, it won the Melodifestivalen contest at the Globen arena on 15 March 2008. Due to this, it represented Sweden at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Serbia; the single "Hero" was released on 12 March 2008. It topped the Swedish Singles chart, was certified Gold, in recognition of 10,000 copies sold. After the contest, it was certified Platinum, as 40,000 copies sold; the song entered the 3rd place at Svensktoppen on 13 April 2008, it stayed on the chart for eight weeks until 1 June 2008 peaking at #3. The Swedish single top 100, she peaked at #1 for 5 weeks, left the charts after 19 weeks, her position in the'best of all time' is #503 with 769 points. During the month of April and part of May, Perrelli went on a promotional tour through Europe.

She visited Germany, Albania, Montenegro and the Netherlands. The single was released to radio stations in those countries, she planned to visit Russia as well, but she didn't receive a visa in time and her tour there was cancelled. Perrelli made it through the semifinal on 22 May in 2008 Eurovision Song Contest due to the jury and competed in the final, she competed as number 15, the same when she won with Take Me to Your Heaven. However, she only managed to finish 18th out of 25 with 47 points compared to the winners 272, it was published that she hadn't made it to the top ten in the semifinal after all, but at place 12. But because of new rules in the contest, the "Jury's Choice" had been introduced and they had chosen Perrelli instead of Macedonian's entry; the Music video was shot in Stockholm on 14 April 2008, the filming went on for two days. Among other shooting spots some of the scenes were filmed in the room of Globen Arena. During the shoot Perrelli was assisted by a personal make-up artist and stylist, ten cameramen, her sister, Kina Björk.

The music video was released on 7 May 2008 At TV4's Så mycket bättre 2018, the song was performed by Linnea Henriksson. Hero Hero "Hero" at the Swedish singles chart Official Video Biography, Video Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Bill Barrett (artist)

Bill Barrett is an American sculptor and jeweller. He is considered a central figure in the second generation of American metal sculptors and is internationally known for his abstract sculptures in steel and bronze. Barrett began welding while a student at the University of Michigan, his early works consisted of steel rods, joined together to create three-dimensional drawings. For subsequent sculptures, he filled in the negative space between the rods with molten metal and steel plates. From here, Barrett developed a technique of cutting steel sheets into rectangular shapes and forming the shapes into three-dimensional blocks or cylindrical forms, he explored the surface of steel, grinding or brushing the surface to give his finished work texture. Barrett painted his steel sculptures to prevent the final pieces from rusting. Barrett's work with aluminum began in 1960's; these sculptures were composed of horizontal shapes. They suggested the work of Tony Smith. In 1982, Barrett was commissioned for the City of New York through Percent for Art to create his largest sculpture to date, "Hari IV", for New Dorp High School on Staten Island.

Keeping contemporary culture in mind, Barrett's title for this work comes from a graffiti "tag", appearing on New York City Subway cars at the time. The work was well received by the students, earning the nickname "the elephant", it became the high school's symbol, being used on the yearbook cover and adorning the football team's helmets. The New York Times critic Michael Brenson called this sculpture " one of the most successful public sculptures in the city." In 1986, Barrett was commissioned for the state of Connecticut for the Criminal Courts Building in Hartford, CT to create "Guardian", a fabricated aluminum sculpture that stands 15 feet tall. Barrett started working with bronze as a way to explore fluid and gestural forms; as his interest in expressive forms grew, Barrett found that wax gave him the creative freedom to model shapes. He created a technique of pouring wax into a baking tin, drawing the shapes in the wax, combining the shapes to create a model and carving away at each shape by hand.

The most successful models were cast into bronze and the bronze maquettes were fabricated into larger bronze sculptures. From the'90s on, Barrett's bronze works took on a free-flowing quality that suggested calligraphy, movement and music. Several sculptures from this decade refer directly to dance. In May 2011, Barrett installed a bronze sculpture in New York City's Tribeca neighborhood, for temporary display, as a memorial to September 11, 2001. In addition, the artist's small sculpture "Lexeme VII" is part of the 911 Memorial and Museum's permanent collection in New York City. Inspired by the light and colors of New Mexico, by Arshile Gorky, Fernand Léger, Jean Arp, Barrett began painting in 1992, his vibrant paintings became an important part of his entire creative process—they complemented and influenced the free-flowing feel of his sculptures. Drawing—rhythmic contours and marks—maintained a central role in the creation of his paintings and sculptures. Since 1992, Barrett has had a number of solo exhibitions, featuring both sculpture.

In 2010 Barrett exhibited paintings and sculptures in two separate shows: Polyphonic Abstractions: Painting and Maquettes by Bill Barrett at the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Iowa State University, Synchronicity at Kouros Gallery in New York City. Philip F. Palmedo. Bill Barrett: Evolution of a Sculptor. Hudson Hills. Richard Tobin. "Arrested Motion: The Sculpture of Bill Barrett". Sculpture Magazine. Philip F. Palmedo. "Bill Barrett: Evolution of a Sculptor". Hudson Hills Press. Gussie Fauntleroy. "All in the Family: The Barretts Keep It Close and Abstract". Trend Magazine. Bill Barrett Studios. "Bill Barrett: Sculpture and Painting to 2012". Laboratory Press. Stuart Ashman. "Abstract Art – New Mexico Artist Series". Fresco Fine Art Publications LLC. http://www.billbarrettsculpture.com https://web.archive.org/web/20110819133336/http://www.kourosgallery.com/home.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20110930225204/http://www.lewallencontemporary.com/searchresults.php?start=1&artistId=10000888 http://www.elainebakergallery.com/artist/Bill_Barrett/works

Khooni Panja

Khooni Panja is a 1991 low budget Hindi horror film of Bollywood directed and produced by Vinod Talwar. Seema's husband Ajit has an affair with Usha. One day, Seema catches them red-handed. Ajit and Usha bury her body secretly in a graveyard with the help of a gardener. After a few days, a group of young girl students play volleyball near the graveyard; the ball lands in the yard. A young girl, Pinky Mehta, goes to retrieve it; the vengeful soul of Seema enters Pinky's body. While the servant Babulal tries to molest Pinky, the soul of Seema kills him, she kills the gardener. Without knowing this, Ajit's brother Ajay marries Pinky. While Seema's spirit is going to take revenge against her in-law's family, Ajay's mother calls a Tantrik. Javed Khan as Ajay Anil Dhawan as Pinky's father Beena Banerjee as Pinky's mother Jagdeep as Murlimonohar Mac Mohan as servant Babulal Rita Bhaduri as Ajit and Ajay's mother Sudhir Pandey as gardener Ajit Vachani as Ajit Tiku Talsania as Tiku Sargam as Pinky Sandhu Raj Seema Vaz Hand Sprit Tina Ghai

Samuel Dennison

Samuel Dennison was an Australian politician. He represented the South Australian House of Assembly multi-member seat of Wooroora from 1930 to 1938 for the Country Party and its successor the Liberal and Country League. Dennison was born at the son of early colonist Robert Dennison, he went into farming, like his father, took over his father's property, farming wheat and wool. He was a District Council of Upper Wakefield councillor from 1911 to 1920 and served a long stint as chairman of the council. Following World War I, he was chairman of the Auburn Repatriation Commission and chairman of the local war memorial committee, he served for many years as chairman of the Northern Agricultural Society, was the first chairman of the Auburn Hospital board and was the Chief Ranger and Trustee of the Court Auburn Forresters' Friendly Society. He was an advocate of the construction of the Spalding railway line and of the retention of the Upper Wakefield council during the 1930s council amalgamations. Dennison was elected to the House of Assembly at the 1930 election.

His seat of Wooroora was safe for the conservative parties, but was subject to a contest with the rival Liberal Federation. Dennison's inaugural speech, made in June 1930, advocated proportional representation, rejected any electoral system which would change the allocation of seats between city and rural communities, supported a review of the land tax system, supported Crown lands being made available for closer settlement and raised issues about hospital funding structures, he was re-elected at the 1933 election for the Liberal and Country League, the Country Party and Liberal Federation having merged during his first term. Electoral reform taking effect from the 1938 election saw the abolition of multi-member electorates in the House of Assembly and a return to the single-member system. By January 1937, Dennison had decided to contest the new Stanley electorate, sought by LCL party president and fellow MHA Alexander Melrose. However, by June that year, media reports stated that he had "no chance" of winning preselection and would instead run as an independent.

He lost his seat to Melrose. In 1950, Dennison moved to Prospect in Adelaide, he died at Prospect in 1953, aged 83, was buried in the Auburn Cemetery

Sakhalin Energy

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. is a consortium for developing the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project with corporate head office in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The chief executive officer is Roman Dashkov; the company's principal activities are the production and export of crude oil and liquefied natural gas. The original consortium was formed in 1991 by Marathon, McDermott and Russian Federation as MMM Consortium. Shell and Mitsubishi joined the consortium in 1992, to make it MMMMS. In April 1994, the consortium formed Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. to develop and manage the Sakhalin II project. Sakhalin Energy signed a production sharing agreement with the Russian Federation, represented by the government of the Russian Federation and the Sakhalin Oblast Government. McDermott sold its share to the other partners in 1997 and Marathon traded its share to Shell for other properties in 2000. In 2007, Shell was forced by the Russian government to sell part of its stake to Gazprom which made Gazprom the largest shareholder with 50% share of the company.

In November 2009, Sakhalin Energy joined the United Nations Global Compact. Sakhalin Energy develops the Piltun-Astokhskoye and the Lunskoye oil and gas fields, known as the Sakhalin-II project, in the Sea of Okhotsk, offshore Sakhalin island in the Russian Far East; the infrastructure of the Sakhalin-II project includes: Offshore Molikpaq platform Offshore Piltun-Astokhskoye-B platform Offshore Lunskoye-A platform Onshore processing facility Transsakhalin pipeline system LNG plant and oil export terminal within Prigorodnoye Production ComplexFebruary 2017 marked eight years since the first LNG plant in Russia was launched. Russia has become one of the key players in the promising Asia Pacific market through the efforts of Sakhalin Energy. About 4% of global supply of LNG comes from the Prigorodnoye production complex. PA-B won the overall Drilling Rig of the year award with Molikpaq in the runner’s up and LUN-A in the 5th place in the Shell Rig League table in 2017, which ranks on the performance, HSE and People scores.

The current shareholders are: Gazprom Sakhalin Holdings B. V. - 50% plus 1 share Shell Sakhalin Holdings B. V. - 27.5% minus 1 share Mitsui Sakhalin Holdings B. V. - 12.5% Mitsubishi - 10% Sakhalin Energy website Sakhalin Energy on YouTube