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Turnpike Lane, Haringey

Turnpike Lane is a street in Haringey, north London. Turnpike Lane forms part of the A504 route, running east–west for less than one mile; the road is characterised by independent retailers with flats above the shops. It is a local transport hub: Turnpike Lane Underground station and Turnpike Lane bus station are both situated near the eastern end of the street. A small park named Ducketts Common is situated at the eastern end of the road, opposite the Underground and bus stations, it was once an area of common land. Turnpike Lane is an important traffic thoroughfare. Speciality shops remain open until late at night, there are a number of restaurants; the name Turnpike Lane is used to refer more to the area at the southern end of Wood Green High Road and its surroundings. Crouch End Harringay Hornsey West Green Wood Green The Bus Driver's Prayer Mark Knopfler's song "Junkie Doll" Razorlight's song "Los Angeles Waltz"

Letters from Marusia

Letters from Marusia is a 1976 Mexican film directed by Chilean filmmaker Miguel Littín. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, it was entered into the 1976 Cannes Film Festival. The film is based on a Patricio Manns novel inspired by the Marusia massacre of 1925. Gian Maria Volonté - Gregorio Diana Bracho - Luisa Claudio Obregón - Capt. Troncoso Eduardo López Rojas - Domingo Soto Patricia Reyes Spíndola - Rosa Salvador Sánchez - Sebastian Ernesto Gómez Cruz - Crisculo'Medio Juan' Arturo Beristáin - Arturo Silvia Mariscal - Margarita Alejandro Parodi - Espinoza List of submissions to the 48th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Mexican submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Letters from Marusia on IMDb

Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science

"Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science" is an article by American writer L. Ron Hubbard, published in Astounding Science Fiction published preceding the release of Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health that introduced Dianetics. Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science covers how Hubbard defined the reactive mind and developed the procedures to get rid of it. In 1955, the article was expanded into a book of the same name; the publication includes Hubbard's account of the reasoning behind, development of, more so than its "sister volumes" DMSMH and Dianetics: The Original Thesis. The book is one of the canonical texts of Scientology. Bibliography of Scientology Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science: Google Books Preview The Fabulous Fifties Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Washington Atlee Burpee

Washington Atlee Burpee was the founder of the W. Atlee Burpee & Company, now more known as Burpee Seeds. Atlee was born in 1858 in Sheffield, New Brunswick, Canada but he moved to Philadelphia in 1861, where his father practiced medicine. Both his father and grandfather were prominent in medicine and he was expected to become a doctor. At fourteen, Atlee was actively breeding chickens and turkeys; as a skilled breeder, he corresponded with poultry experts worldwide and wrote scholarly articles in poultry journals. He enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. In 1876, an 18-year-old Atlee started a mail-order chicken business out of the family home with $1,000 loaned to him by his mother and a partner. Poultry farmers from the Northeast knew of his talents, he soon opened a store in Philadelphia, selling poultry and corn seed for poultry feed, it wasn't long before his customers started requesting cabbage, carrot and cucumber seeds. In 1878, Burpee founded W. Atlee Burpee & Company.

The company soon switched to garden seed, but live poultry wasn't dropped from the Burpee catalog until the 1940s. By 1888, the family home, Fordhook Farm in Doylestown, was established as an experimental farm to test and evaluate new varieties of vegetables and flowers, to produce seeds. Before World War I, Atlee spent many summers traveling through Europe and the United States, visiting farms and searching for the best flowers and vegetables. Atlee shipped many of the flowers he found to Fordhook Farms for testing; those plants that survived were bred with healthier types to produce hybrids better suited to the United States. Fordhook Farms was the first laboratory to test seeds in this way. Fordhook Farms specialized in testing onions, carrots and cabbage. Burpee was known for his philanthropy in regards to the poor in Philadelphia, he generously supported and sat on the board of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, one of the first homeless shelter and soup kitchens in America. In 1909, Burpee established Floradale Farms in Lompoc, California, to test sweet peas, Sunnybrook Farms near Swedesboro, New Jersey, to test tomatoes, eggplants and squashes.

In his travels, Atlee met Asa Palmer, a Pennsylvania farmer who raised beans, who thought he had one plant, resistant to cutworms. Burpee turned this bean plant into what is now known as the Fordhook lima bean, one of the company's most famous items. Another successful plant was the Golden Bantam sweet corn that the farmer William Chambers of Greenfield, had grown before his death. A friend of Chambers found some of the sweet corn seeds and sold Burpee seeds of the corn, in 1902, Golden Bantam was featured in a Burpee catalog. Before 1900 most people thought that yellow corn was fit only for animals, so in order to change their customers' minds, many farmers slipped Golden Bantam corn in with the white corn they were selling. Within a few years, people in the United States were converted to yellow corn. Iceberg lettuce was introduced by Burpee in 1894, it was named for its crispness. A key in Burpee's business was the 1863 free delivery system that required post offices to deliver mail to residents' homes and in 1896, free delivery was extended to rural areas.

This allowed his catalogs to be delivered directly to people's homes. Thousands of letters were received annually from Burpee's customers thanking him for his seeds. Burpee knew that the catalog was his advertising medium. In his first year of business, his catalog was 48 pages, but by 1915 his catalogs were 200 pages and he distributed a million catalogs. Burpee wrote most of the copy of his catalogs. Burpee offered cash prizes for the best advertisements; this competition is what originated the slogan "Burpee Seeds Grow" in 1890. The 1891 catalog was the first to feature engravings made from photographs, by 1901 this process was done by machines. Burpee's move to photography changed the whole industry and the hand-drawn illustration in catalogs disappeared. In another break with tradition, Burpee eliminated cultural information and put in testimonial letters and plant descriptions. At Burpee's death in 1915, the company had 300 employees, it was the largest seed company in the world. At that time the Burpee company distributed over 1 million catalogs a year and received 10,000 orders a day.

The Poultry Yard: How to Manage It. A Treatise for the Amateur Poultry Breeder and Farmer on the Management of Poultry and the Merits of the Different Breeds Burpee Seed Washington Atlee Burpee at Seedsmen Hall of Fame

Careful What You Wish For (Texas album)

Careful What You Wish For is the seventh album by Scottish rock band Texas, released 20 October 2003. The album went on to achieve gold status in the UK for 100,000 copies sold. Only two singles were produced from Careful; the first was the hit UK Top 10 single, "Carnival Girl" which reached #9 on the UK Singles Charts and was a hit in other European countries. A second single, "I'll See It Through" was released in December 2003. However, the single was less successful than the release of "Carnival Girl", only debuting at #40 on the UK Singles Charts. After this their record label, Mercury Records, decided not to release a third single from the album, this led Texas to re-enter the studio to start work on their next album, Red Book. Texas Sharleen Spiteri - vocals, piano, keyboards Ally McErlaine - guitar Johnny McElhone - guitar, piano, keyboards Tony McGovern - guitar, vocals Eddie Campbell - piano, keyboards Neil Payne - drums Production Tim Young - mastering Johnny Mac - producer

OPR-1000

The OPR-1000 is a South Korean designed two-loop 1000 MWe PWR Generation II nuclear reactor, developed by KHNP and KEPCO. The OPR-1000 was designated as the Korean Standard Nuclear Power Plant, was re-designated as the OPR-1000 in 2005 for foreign sales, it was developed based on the Combustion Engineering designs, through a technology transfer agreement. The reactor core design was derived from the C-E designed Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 2, the nuclear steam supply system was derived from the C-E designed units at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and auxiliary plant design was derived from the earlier Unit-1 and Unit-2 at the Yeonggwang Nuclear Power Plant. Based on the OPR-1000 design, KEPCO has developed a Generation III+ uprated plant, the APR-1400; the reference plants used to develop the OPR-1000 design using technology transfer are Yeonggwang Unit-3 and Unit-4, which came on-line in 1995 and 1996, respectively. The first plants designated as OPR-1000 plants are Ulchin Unit-3 and Unit-4, which came on-line in 1998 and 1999, respectively.

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power states an improved OPR-1000 design has been implemented at eight units: Hanbit Unit-5 and Unit-6 Hanul Unit-5 and Unit-6 Shin Kori Nuclear Power Plant Unit-1 and Unit-2 Shin-Wolsong Nuclear Power Plant Unit-1 and Unit-2 Including the reference Unit-3 and Unit-4 at Hanbit, there are a total of twelve OPR-1000 plants, all inside South Korea. The first plants incorporating the APR-1400 design are still under construction. Ten units are planned: Unit-1 and Unit-2 at Shin Hanul Nuclear Power Plant in South Korea Unit-3, -4, -5 and -6 at Shin Kori Nuclear Power Plant in South Korea Unit-1, -2, -3 and -4 at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in the United Arab Emirates; the first start of the OPR-1000 at Shin Kori Nuclear Power Plant Unit-1 was 28 February 2011. This OPR-1000's first malfunction was noted on 2 October 2012 at 8:10 a.m. Shin Kori-1 was shut down after a warning signal indicated a malfunction in the control rod, used to control the rate of fission of nuclear materials, according to the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.

It is the first time that reactor, located 450 kilometers southeast of Seoul, has been shut down due to a malfunction since it began commercial operation on 28 Feb. 2011. An investigation was undertaken to verify the exact cause of the problem. In 2012, a probe was opened regarding some fraudulently-certified parts installed in five OPR-1000 reactors over a ten-year period. Hanbit-5 and -6, which had a greater number of fraudulent parts, were shut down until the parts could be replaced, Hanbit-3 and -4 and Hanul-3 were allowed remain on-line pending parts replacement. Hanbit-5 and -6 were cleared for restart in early 2013, but in April 2013, following a tip, four additional units were shut down and not allowed to restart until fraudulently-certified safety-related control cabling was replaced: Shin Kori-1 and -2 and Shin Wolsong-1 and -2; the same cabling was used at the APR-1400 units under construction at Shin Kori, forcing a year-long delay in their startup. After cabling was replaced, Shin Kori-1 and -2 and Shin Wolsong-1 were approved for restart in January 2014.

Shin Wolsong-2 was connected to the grid in February 2015, with commercial operation commencing in July 2015. Nuclear power in South Korea