UDC may refer to: Central African Democratic Union, a political party in the Central African Republic Christian Democratic Union, a former political party in the Dominican Republic Christian Democratic Union, political party in Ecuador Democratic Union of Cameroon, a political party in Cameroon Democratic Union of Catalonia, a political party in Spain Nicaraguan Christian Democratic Union, a political party in Nicaragua Swiss People's Party, a political party in Switzerland Union of the Centre, a former political party in Italy Union of the Centre, a political party in Italy Union of Christian and Centre Democrats, a political party in Italy Union of Democratic Control, a British campaigning group set up to oppose the First World War Umbrella for Democratic Change, a political party in Botswana. Unified Development Code, a local policy instrument that combines zoning regulations with other desired city regulations. Urban Development Corporation, a diversified public authority in New York State, United States Urban District Council, a former level of local authority in England and Wales Utah Department of Corrections, a government agency dedicated to the management and supervision of convicted felons in the State of Utah, United States Uganda Development Corporation, an agency of the Government of Uganda, mandated to promote and facilitate the industrial and economic development of that country.
University of A Coruña, a university in A Coruña, Spain University of the District of Columbia, a university in Washington, D. C. United States University Development Center, an educational-work co-operational program operated by GE Aviation in the United States Film University, a private university in Mexico City, Mexico Universal Serial Bus Device Controller Utah Data Center, a large data center maintained by the National Security Agency, United States Utility Data Center, a Hewlett-Packard product designed to help deploy virtualized resources User Defined Character, see ZX Spectrum UDC Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ANZ National Bank, New Zealand United Daughters of the Confederacy, a national association of female descendants of Confederate war veterans Universal Decimal Classification, a system of library classification derived from the Dewey Decimal Classification USS Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy
Glen Edwards is an American former professional football player, a safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1971 to 1977, for the San Diego Chargers from 1978 to 1981. Edwards is a Gibbs High School alumnus. Edwards became a full-time starter with the Steelers as a free safety in 1973, in 1974 won the award as Most Valuable Steeler. Edwards won two championship rings and made two Pro Bowl appearances after the 1975 and 1976 seasons. Edwards made two key plays in his Super Bowl appearances. In Super Bowl IX, he laid a hit on Minnesota Vikings receiver John Gilliam just as Gilliam caught a pass near the goal line; the ball popped out of Gilliam's hands and into the arms of Steelers cornerback Mel Blount for an interception. In Super Bowl X, he sealed a victory for Pittsburgh by intercepting a pass from Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach in the end zone as time expired in the game. Edwards was a member of Pittsburgh's famed Steel Curtain defense, he returned punts and kickoffs for the Steelers.
He was traded to the Chargers for a 1979 6th round pick in August 1978. With the Chargers, he recorded an interception in their famous 1982 AFC playoff victory known as The Epic in Miami. Edwards finished his 11 NFL seasons with 39 interceptions, which he returned for 961 yards and 3 touchdowns, he recovered 13 fumbles, returned 104 punts for 959 yards, gained 257 yards on 13 kickoff returns. He played college football at Florida A&M University; as a professional with the Steelers, Edwards was well known for his dirty play and consistent attempts to injure opposing players. For example, in 1974 Edwards hit Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ken Anderson late out of bounds with an unnecessary and brutal blow to the head. Edwards was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected from the game
A hairpin turn, named for its resemblance to a hairpin/bobby pin, is a bend in a road with a acute inner angle, making it necessary for an oncoming vehicle to turn about 180° to continue on the road. Such turns in ramps and trails may be called switchbacks in American English, by analogy with switchback railways. In British English "switchback" is more to refer to a undulating road—a use extended from the rollercoaster and the other type of switchback railway. Hairpin turns are built when a route climbs up or down a steep slope, so that it can travel across the slope with only moderate steepness, are arrayed in a zigzag pattern. Highways with repeating hairpin turns allow easier, safer ascents and descents of mountainous terrain than a direct, steep climb and descent, at the price of greater distances of travel and lower speed limits, due to the sharpness of the turn. Highways of this style are generally less costly to build and maintain than highways with tunnels. On occasion, the road may loop using a tunnel or bridge to cross itself at a different elevation.
When this routing geometry is used for a rail line, it is called spiral loop. In trail building, an alternative to switchbacks is the stairway; some roads with switchbacks include: United Kingdom: The UK, in particular mountainous Scotland, has many mountain passes with hairpin bends. Zig Zag Hill in Dorset, part of the B3081, is known for being one of the bendiest roads in the country. Continental Europe: Alpe d'Huez in the French Alps, famous for its 21 hairpin bends Stelvio Pass with its 48 hairpin bends on the northern ramp is one of the most famous Alpine Mountain passes Transfăgărăşan in the Romanian Carpathians, famous for its hairpin bends In rallying, the cars slide sideways around hairpins in spectacular style, such as at the Col de Turini of the Monte Carlo Rally Hillclimbing is a special kind of automobile racing held of mountain roads with hairpins, which keeps average speeds lower than on tracks In bicycle racing, climbs up mountains roads with many U-turns are considered the most difficult, feature in Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, Tour de Suisse and Vuelta a España The roads above Monaco, on the foothills of the Alps.
The Geiranger road from Geirangerfjord to the mountain pass won the gold medal on the world exhibition, Paris 1900, the original design included a 270° spiral. Norwegian National Road 7 through Måbødalen has a spiral within tunnels; the road from Frangokastello to Kallikratis in Crete has 27 tight bends. Due to mountainous profile of the country are many public streets in Greece having tight bends, the asphalt is little slippery, making the traction loosen; the situation worsens with the first rains after the long dry summer asphalt slips more than usual The Veleta access road in Granada, Spain is the highest paved road in Europe USA - city streets: Winters Street Vermont Street Lombard Street Snake Alley Mountain Road Shippen Street US Highways: US 6 through Loveland Pass over the Continental Divide in Colorado US 44/NY 55 on the east face of the Shawangunk Ridge in Gardiner. US 93 used to be on both the Nevada and Arizona sides of Hoover Dam, though these sections were bypassed by a new highway alignment and bridge south of the dam that opened in 2010 US 250 between the West Virginia border and West Augusta, Virginia US 129 around the Tennessee/North Carolina border, 318 curves in 11 miles US 191 in Arizona between Morenci and Alpine), has a few switchbacks and about 460 curves.
US 441 through Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the Tennessee/North Carolina border. US 212 contains 19 switchbacks in the Beartooth Mountains; this section is known as Beartooth Highway. US 40 over Berthoud Pass in Colorado. US 550 in Colorado between Silverton and Ouray, nicknamed the "Million Dollar Highway" US 34 in Colorado in Rocky Mountain National Park has 10 switchbacks on Trail Ridge Road US State Highways: AZ 89A as it enters Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona. AR 7 in various places in Arkansas CA 1 south of Bodega Bay, California. CA 130 Originally built as a wagon trail to aid in the construction of Lick Observatory, "Mt. Hamilton Road" travels east out of San Jose, CA and rises over the foothills, only to ascend again up the summit of Mt. Hamilton, it has a total of 365 curves and switchbacks: "...one for every day of the year" CA 152 east of Watsonville, California is known as Hwy 152 or Hecker Pass.
Lucy Hanna is an artist and filmmaker based in Seattle and San Francisco, California. Hanna directed the film Shaken & Stirred and has photographed Mia Zapata, a Seattle singer that fronted the punk band The Gits. Hanna moved from Wichita, Kansas to Seattle, Washington in 1989 and photographed the Seattle music scene during the 1990s, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Sculpture and has attended the San Francisco Art Institute studying under artist Tony Labat and filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt. Hanna's photographs of Mia Zapata, a Seattle singer that fronted the punk band The Gits, were included prominently in the 2008 documentary film The Gits and were included in the 2003 reissue of the Gits album Enter: The Conquering Chicken and in periodicals SPIN, CMJ, Seattle Weekly, Dazed & Confused, The Seattle Times, Rolling Stone, they were used in episodes of the television shows 48 Hours and Dateline NBC. She appeared in Paul Westerberg's "Dyslexic Heart" music video from the motion picture Singles.
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Tang Huo-shen is a Taiwanese politician. He was a member of the National Assembly from 1996 to 2000, represented Nantou County in the Legislative Yuan between 2002 and 2008. Tang studied sociology at Fu Jen Catholic University and earned an MBA from Regis University in the United States. Tang was elected to the National Assembly in 1996, he won a seat on the Legislative Yuan in 2001 and 2004, losing his bid for a third term in office in 2008. He faced Lee Wen-chung in a Democratic Progressive Party primary for the Nantou County Magistracy in 2013, lost. Tang contested a 2015 legislative by-election in Nantou, but lost to Kuomintang candidate Hsu Shu-hua. Tang became the assistant director of the Executive Yuan's Central Taiwan Joint Services Center. Tang opposed exorbitant penalties against individuals who illegally raise endangered animals, believing that if the private efforts prove more successful than government-supported attempts, the government should respond in a pragmatic manner to promote better methods of conservation.
He has criticized the Executive Yuan for funding civic groups that enable former government officials to collect an income in addition to their pensions. During his legislative tenure, Tang has drawn attention to the increasing personnel costs of the Republic of China Armed Forces, maintaining that he favors military spending to be focused on weaponry and research instead; as a legislator, Tang participated in many discussions about the state of Taiwan's military. He has proposed that the government purchase military equipment from other nations. Tang has pushed the government to review immigration policy and foreign spouses who use Taiwanese partners to obtain Republic of China citizenship for themselves and family outside of Taiwan
This is a list of Swansea City A. F. C. Managers and their records from 1912, when the club was founded and their first professional manager appointed, to the present day; the first manager to be appointed to Swansea Town was Walter Whittaker. In the club's first season, Whittaker led Swansea to their first Welsh Cup win; the club's most recent permanent manager is Steve Cooper. Swansea have had forty-four permanent managers, four caretaker managers, one of whom has served twice. Haydn Green is Swansea's longest serving manager, having held the position for 8 years, 123 days spanning World War II. Statistically, Roberto Martínez is Swansea's most successful manager with a 50% winning percentage in all competitive games; as a player-manager, John Toshack guided Swansea City to three promotions in four years, from the Fourth Division to the First Division. Swansea finished the 1981–81 season in sixth place – their highest league position. There have been three managers hired on a'permanent' basis who had winless records during their brief stints at Swansea that spanned less than four weeks between all three of them, in two separate periods of 1996 and 1997.
This list of all managers includes performance honours. P = Matches played.