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Togliatti surface

In algebraic geometry, a Togliatti surface is a nodal surface of degree five with 31 nodes. The first examples were constructed by Eugenio G. Togliatti. Arnaud Beauville proved that 31 is the maximum possible number of nodes for a surface of this degree, showing this example to be optimal. Barth surface Endrass surface Sarti surface List of algebraic surfaces Beauville, Arnaud, "Sur le nombre maximum de points doubles d'une surface dans P 3 ", Journées de Géometrie Algébrique d'Angers, Juillet 1979/Algebraic Geometry, Angers, 1979, Alphen aan den Rijn—Germantown, Md.: Sijthoff & Noordhoff, pp. 207–215, MR 0605342. Togliatti, Eugenio G. "Una notevole superficie di 5o ordine con soli punti doppi isolati", Vierteljschr. Naturforsch. Ges. Zürich, 85, pp. 127–132, MR 0004492. Endraß, Stephan. "Togliatti surfaces". Weisstein, Eric W. "Togliatti surface". MathWorld

Fairwater High School

Fairwater High School, now known as Cwmbran High School, is a state-funded and non-selective comprehensive school in the Fairwater district of Cwmbran, Wales. The school is one of two secondary schools in the other being Croesyceiliog, it educates children from the age of 11 up to 18. The school houses the community swimming pool. Construction began in 1969 and was to replace the secondary modern in Coed Eva, opened in 1960, that had to become a primary school in order to accommodate the growing younger population in Cwmbran New Town. In 2015, as part of Torfaen County's 21st Century Schools Programme, Llantarnam School, one of the original Cwmbran New Town schools and was merged with Fairwater High to form a new school on the latter site, it opened in September of that year as Cwmbran High School. Cwmbran High School is a large school, it is separated into five different blocks: Upper school Lower school Science block Design and technology block Leisure centre http://www.cwmbranhighschool.co.uk/

Goran Slavkovski

Goran Slavkovski is a former Macedonian–Swedish footballer who made his only Serie A appearance for Inter Milan at the age of 17 years and 1 month – a club record. He was nicknamed earlier in his career as "Ibrahimović II", because of his similar stature and style of play with Ibrahimović, playing for FBK Balkan and Malmö FF. Slavkovski made his first team debut at the age of 17 years and one month on 7 May 2006 in a Serie A league match against Siena, taking the field at the 83rd minute, thus becoming the youngest footballer to play for Internazionale; this record has since been broken by Federico Bonazzoli. The record was owned by Giuseppe Bergomi, he made his Coppa Italia debut against F. C. Messina Peloro, on 29 November 2006. On 30 January 2008 Inter reached a loan agreement with Middlesbrough which fell through after he failed a medical and would be unlikely to challenge for a first team place; the next day Inter announced to have loaned Slavkovski to Sheffield United. On 18 March 2008, Sheffield United manager Kevin Blackwell claimed that he was still not ready to play in the first team stating that he would play in the reserve team where he could be assessed.

Slavkovski returned to Italy at the end of the season without having made a first team appearance for the Blades. He did, make six appearances for the reserve team, scoring twice. On 27 June 2008, Slavkovski confirmed a 5-year deal with Hajduk Split, it was subsequently confirmed that he is in a weak physical condition as a result of unsporting behavior and that it would have taken weeks for him to regain fitness. The announced transfer was cancelled due to his condition, Slavovski remained contracted with Inter. On October 2008, he started training with Malmö FF, confirming he was still an Inter player and announcing that he will stay on in Sweden for the remainder of the year, his contract with Inter expired on June 2009, was not extended. On 22 January 2010, it was announced; the Macedonian and former Inter Milan forward signed a six-month contract with the option to renew the contract. Slavkovski had a trial with Barnet, he was however released by the end of the season, after failing to play a single game for the club's first team.

Since his career has faded into obscurity and, in 2011, he returned to Sweden where he joined third division amateurs IF Limhamn Bunkeflo. The media reported a "war" going on between the Macedonian and Swedish football federations, in attempt to get him to join their national football teams. Slavkovski and his father have stated that it would be an honour to play for his country of origin, Macedonia. Slavkovski met the Macedonian Prime Minister where they talked about his chances playing for the Macedonian national team; the Prime Minister handed him a football jersey with his name on the backside. On 11 June 2008 Slavkovski spoke out about his international career and decided to play for Macedonia. In August 2008 Slavkovski made his debut for the Macedonian under-21 team, in the qualification matches against Estonia and Norway, he has made three scoreless appearances hitherto. Inter News Goran Slavkovski at Soccerbase Goran Slavkovski at Soccerway Goran Slavkovski at WorldFootball.net

Fabio Firmani

Fabio Firmani is an Italian retired footballer who played as a midfielder. He amassed Serie A totals of 83 games and four goals over the course of ten seasons, representing in the competition Vicenza, Chievo and Lazio. Born in Rome, Firmani began his career with local A. S. Lodigiani in 1995, moving the following season to Vicenza Calcio, he remained at the latter club for seven years, making his Serie A debut on 26 January 1997 in a 3–2 home win against ACF Fiorentina and going on to collect nearly 100 official appearances. He scored in the quarter-finals of the 1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup against Roda JC, in a 9–1 aggregate routing. During his time in Veneto, Firmani headed south for a year, spending the 1998–99 campaign on loan at Reggina Calcio and splitting 2001–02 between A. C. Chievo Verona and Bologna F. C. 1909. After competing in Serie B in 2002–03 with S. S. C. Venezia, he was released and joined Calcio Catania, helping them to two mid-table positions in the competition; the following year, Firmani signed with hometown's S.

S. Lazio, replacing Juventus-bound Giuliano Giannichedda, he made a good start to his career in the capital, but suffered a serious injury in November 2005, causing him to miss to rest of the campaign. On 25 November 2007, Firmani scored his first goal for the Biancocelesti against Parma F. C. at the Stadio Olimpico, in a 1–0 victory. The goal, scored in the 90th minute, came only a week after the death of his good friend Gabriele Sandri, shot by a policeman, the player's celebration with fans in Curva Nord earnt him their recognition. S. Città di Palermo and S. S. C. Napoli. Firmani's streak with injuries continued throughout the following campaign and, due to several physical problems, he did not feature whatsoever for his team, he did however, receive a red card during the 1–4 home loss to Cagliari Calcio, when he reacted to an incident involving opponent Daniele Conti and Goran Pandev. He received adulation and support from the Lazio fans following the incident, due to the insipid nature of the team's performance – a popular message was adopted by the side's faithful, Noi vogliamo undici Firmani.

Shortly after the incident, Firmani was requested by Lazio to accept a loan move that would help him regain match fitness. The club suggested some Saudi teams, but the player instead requested he joined Al-Wasl F. C. in the United Arab Emirates. Firmani returned to Lazio in July 2009, starting preseason training in the northern town of Auronzo di Cadore and trying to earn himself a place in new coach Davide Ballardini's team. In February 2011, after being released upon his request, the 33-year-old joined Chinese Super League side Shaanxi Renhe FC. Firmani was never called up to the Italian national team, but collected ten caps for the under-21 side, scoring once, he was a member of the side which won the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, played Olympic football in the same year, in Sydney. Fabio Firmani at TuttoCalciatori.net "National team data". Italian Football Federation. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. 2007–08 profile at La Gazzetta dello Sport Profile at Rai Fabio Firmani at ESPN FC

Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara is an African music festival, held every year in February in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is centred in the Old Fort, with fringe events taking place concurrently around Stone Town - including a carnival street parade. Sauti za Busara is one of the largest music festivals in East Africa, with several hundreds of artists participating each year, it showcases a diverse and dynamic programme of African music - 100% live - and has over the years provided a valuable stage for local Swahili talent, from taarab legends like Bi Kidude and Culture Musical Club, to homegrown Tanzanian pop and hip-hop. The twelfth edition of the festival took place in 2015. However, the organisers have since announced their decision to cancel the 2016 edition due to shortage of funding

The Occult: A History

The Occult: A History is a 1971 nonfiction occult book by English writer, Colin Wilson. Topics covered include Aleister Crowley, George Gurdjieff, Helena Blavatsky, primitive magic, Franz Mesmer, Grigori Rasputin, Daniel Dunglas Home, Paracelsus, P. D. Ouspensky, William Blake, Giacomo Casanova, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, various others; the Occult: A History is divided into three sections. Part one is entitled "A Survey of the Subject" and covers topics such as "Magic-The Science of the Future". Part two covers occult in history. Part three is called "Man's Latent Powers" and deals with topics such as spiritual entities in the chapter "The Realm of Spirits". Joyce Carol Oates reviewed the book, remarking that it was an "excellent idea" for a book and that it "is one of those rich, perplexing, infinitely surprising works that repay many readings." The Robesonian commented that the book was "vast" and "extremely well researched". A reviewer for the Boca Raton News panned the book, saying that " expects this "Faculty X" to unite instinct and intelligence, but what this might achieve explicitly, eluded this reviewer throughout the book's 560 minutely-detailed pages."

In his book Modern Occult Rhetoric Joshua Gunn acknowledged the book's popularity but criticized "Wilson's expressed agenda to prove the existence of psychic and astral forces" as an occasional annoyance that "detracts from the value of his scholarship". Kirkus Reviews praised the history portion of the book while criticizing the other two sections of the book as "the usual pretentious, polymorphous thinking of that paraclete/exegete on what he calls Faculty X"