Ursa Major I Dwarf is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy orbiting the Milky Way galaxy. Its discovery was revealed by Beth Willman et al. in 2005. Being a small dwarf galaxy, it measures only a few thousand light-years in diameter; as of 2006, it is the third least luminous galaxy known, after the Boötes Dwarf and the more discovered Ursa Major II Dwarf. The absolute magnitude of the galaxy is estimated to be only −6.75, meaning that it is less luminous than some stars, like Deneb in the Milky Way. It is comparable in luminosity to Rigel, it has been described as similar to the Sextans Dwarf Galaxy. Both galaxies are metal-deficient, it estimated to be located at a distance of about 330,000 light-years from the Earth. That is about twice the distance to the Large Magellanic Cloud. There was another object called "Ursa Major Dwarf", discovered by Edwin Hubble in 1949, it was designated as Palomar 4. Due to its peculiar look, it was temporarily suspected to be either a dwarf spheroidal or elliptical galaxy. However, it has since been found to be a distant globular cluster belonging to our galaxy.
The Uinta County Courthouse in Evanston, Wyoming is the oldest courthouse building in Wyoming, one of the oldest permanent structures in Wyoming. Built in three stages, the first phase was a two-story jail, built in 1873, it was expanded with court facilities the following year, in 1910 the main portion of the Georgian Revival structure was built with the present façade. Each phase showed an increasing attention to ornament; the original 1873 jail and 1874 courthouse were built by Evanston contractors Harvey Booth and William McDonald, assisted by mason William Durnford. McDonald was the chairman of the Uinta County Commission; the 1910 addition was carried out by Evanston contractor W. H. Armstrong for $24,000; the present front section of the courthouse is a brick structure, two stories high, with quoined corners and a central portico. The portico is supported by two unfluted Ionic stone columns, backed by two engaged Ionic pilasters of the same material on the building itself; the courthouse has a tiled roof with a dentiled cornice.
The masonry walls of the 1873-1874 portion of the complex have been stained red by a mixture containing slaughterhouse blood and stale beer. In 1887 a new jail was built nearby by the Pauly Jail Building and Manufacturing Company of St. Louis; this building was demolished in 1976 to make way for a new public safety facility. The new jail allowed the courthouse to expand its storage space; the Uinta County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. Uinta County Courthouse at the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office
Jonathan Condo is a former American football long snapper who played for 14 seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Maryland and was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2005, he spent 12 seasons with the Oakland Raiders, with whom he was selected for the Pro Bowl twice. He played for the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers. Condo played high school football at Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School. There he was an All-State linebacker, he played as a running back and punter. He still holds many of school's football records, he was an All-State selection in baseball, as a catcher on the P-O baseball squad, in his senior year he won the PIAA Wrestling AAA classification 275 lb weight limit championship. He finished the year with only one blemish on his record. Condo attended the University of Maryland, he became the team's long snapper as a sophomore and served as a backup defensive end. Condo was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys after 2005 NFL Draft.
Although he made the team as the long snapper over Jeff Robinson and played in the first three games, the team decided to waive him because he was struggling with errant snaps. On January 19, 2006, he was signed to a futures contract by the New England Patriots, he was released on August 21. On November 29, 2006, he was signed by the Oakland Raiders to their practice squad and would become the team's long snapper the next year. Condo was an exclusive rights free agent in 2008. On October 19, in a game against the New York Jets, the Raiders were forced to punt on a 3 and out. Condo directly snapped the ball to outside linebacker Jon Alston, who ran it for 22 yards on a fake punt play, he was added to the Pro Bowl for 2010 after kicker Sebastian Janikowski made 33 field goals and punter Shane Lechler posted a 47.0 average. On July 27, 2011, the Oakland Raiders re-signed Condo to a three-year deal, he was again selected to play in the 2012 Pro Bowl. He joined teammates punter Shane Lechler, kicker Sebastian Janikowski, defensive lineman Richard Seymour.
On September 10, 2012, Condo left a game against the San Diego Chargers with a concussion. In his absence, the backup long snapper, Travis Goethel, botched two snaps and had another punt blocked; the Raiders went on to lose the game 22-14, much of the blame was put on the special teams' miscues. On August 4, 2013, Condo signed a three-year contract extension with the Oakland Raiders. On March 20, 2017, he re-signed with the Raiders following the expiration of that extension. On March 20, 2017, Condo re-signed with the Raiders. On March 14, 2018, Condo was not re-signed by the Raiders, became a free agent. On December 4, 2018, Condo was signed by the Atlanta Falcons after an injury to Josh Harris. On September 17, 2019, Condo was signed by the San Francisco 49ers, he announced his retirement on September 23, 2019, after one game played with the team, was placed on the reserve/retired list. Atlanta Falcons bio Maryland Terrapins bio
The 2014 Caribbean Cup was the 18th edition of the Caribbean Cup, an international football competition for national teams of member nations affiliated with the Caribbean Football Union of the CONCACAF region. The final competition stage was scheduled for 11–18 November. On 18 March 2014, it was announced. For the first time, the competition and its qualifying stages were scheduled to take place during sanctioned FIFA international match periods; the change was made to assist the national Football Associations selecting high profile Caribbean players whose clubs would be otherwise reluctant to lose the players service while on international duty. Previous editions of the competition have taken place on non-FIFA calendar dates. Horace Burrell, the Jamaican Football Federation President stated that the change would "ensure the tournament has star power"; the top four teams would qualify for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup automatically while the fifth place team would advance to a play-off against the fifth place team from the 2014 Copa Centroamericana tournament.
This is the first time that the two overall fifth-placed teams compete to qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup five teams from Central America and four from the Caribbean have qualified for the Confederation's competition. The winner of the tournament would qualify for the Copa América Centenario, a 16-team tournament of CONMEBOL and CONCACAF national teams to be held in the United States in 2016. A preliminary qualification round was scheduled for May 2014; the first round of qualification was scheduled for 1–9 September and the second round of qualification was scheduled for 6–14 October. In April 2014, the Caribbean Football Union announced. A total of 26 teams entered the competition. Cuba and Jamaica received byes to the final round. Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten did not enter; the following eight teams qualified for the final stage of the tournament. Bold indicates that the corresponding team was hosting or co-hosting the event.1. French Guiana and Martinique are not FIFA members, so do not have a FIFA Ranking.2.
This is Curaçao's first appearance since the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles, as its direct successor, inheriting the former nation's FIFA membership and competitive record. In March 2013, it was announced. All times are local. On 24 October, the Caribbean Football Union announced that fixtures had been arranged, Group A games would be played a day earlier than reported, Group B games would be played a day later. Following the request of several participating teams, the CFU decided to delay the tournament by one day, changing the dates from 10–17 November to 11–18 November; as there was no fifth place match, French Guiana, the best group third-placed team according to group stage results, advanced to represent the Caribbean Football Union at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup qualification play-off, where they will play against Honduras, the 2014 Copa Centroamericana fifth-placed team. The winner of the play-off will qualify for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Jamaica qualified for the Copa América Centenario.
3 goals 2 goals 1 goal The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament: Caribbean Cup, CFUfootball.org Final round results
"No Matter What" is a song recorded by Badfinger for their album No Dice in 1970, written and sung by Pete Ham and produced by Mal Evans. As a demo, "No Matter What" was recorded by Ham on acoustic guitar and performed with a mambo beat. A similar sound to the original demo can be heard on an album track from their next album Straight Up called "Perfection". A rough, rockier version of the song was recorded by Badfinger in March 1970 and produced by Mal Evans; the song was recorded again by the band in April 1970 at Abbey Road Studios and it was this version that would appear on the album and single. Although the song and recording was a favourite of Badfinger's shortly after it was recorded, the hierarchy at Apple was not inclined to release it in any format, it was not until Al Steckler, the American director of Apple in New York, heard the tape in the summer of 1970 and considered it a strong entry by the band that it was slotted for the upcoming LP and as a single release. This song is noted for its false ending, after the final chorus, after a short pause, the song repeats the last line twice before its final ending chord.
In the United States, the single was released with the Tom Evans–Pete Ham song "Carry On Till Tomorrow", the theme song for the movie The Magic Christian, as the B-side. This was an edited version of the recording that appeared on Badfinger's previous album, Magic Christian Music. In all other countries, the single was backed with the Tom Evans–Joey Molland song "Better Days", which appeared on No Dice, it was the band's first UK Top 10 single to be composed by Badfinger, reaching number 5 in the UK in January 1971. In the US it peaked at number 8 on Billboard Hot 100. In South Africa it topped the charts; the band scored with "Come and Get It", number 4 in the UK in January 1970, composed by Paul McCartney, "Day After Day", number 10 in the UK in January 1972. The song is notable for being one of the first successful records associated with the power pop sound, using all of the elements attributed to the genre. A subsequent single released by Badfinger, "Baby Blue", along with several album tracks in a similar vein, succeeded in categorising the band themselves as power pop.
Wayne's World 2, 1993 Now and Then, 1995 Outside Providence, 1999 The In-Laws, 2003 Will & Grace, 2003 20th Century Boys Horrible Bosses 2, 2014 Divorce, 2018, Season 2 Episode 2, "Happy Now?" A. P. Bio, 2018, Season 1 Episode, "Eight Pigs and a Rat". Played before closing credits. Lillian Axe – released as a single in 1992, appears on the album Poetic Justice A – recorded for the soundtrack of the Rob Schneider movie The Animal R. E. M. – from the fanclub Christmas single Great White – on their cover album Recover recorded in 1989 and released in 2002 Def Leppard – released as a single in 2005, appears on the albums Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection, Yeah! Shaw Blades – for the Japanese version of their cover album Influence The Clarks - on their 2005 album Between Now and Then Dogstar - on their 1996 album Our Little Visionary Jellyfish - on Disc 2 of their Fan Club Pete Ham – lead vocals, rhythm guitar Joey Molland – lead guitar, backing vocals Tom Evans – bass, backing vocals Mike Gibbins – drums Joe Elliott – lead vocals Phil Collen – guitar, backing vocals Vivian Campbell – guitar, backing vocals Rick Savage – bass, backing vocals Rick Allen – drums Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics No Matter What on YouTube
Rayne is a British manufacturer known for high-end and couture shoes. Founded in 1899 as a theatrical costumier, it diversified into fashion shoes in the 1920s, its biggest successes came when the grandson of the founders Edward Rayne took charge of the firm in 1952, with further international expansion and strong markets in the United States and France. His input to the brand ended in 1987, when Rayne was sold to Rosie Graham; the company ceased trading in 2003 but was relaunched in 2013 with designs created by Laurence Dacade. Rayne was holder of a Royal Warrant to Queen Mary, Queen Mother, the Queen supplying the shoes worn by the Queen, Princess Margaret, Princess Anne on their wedding days, it created the shoes worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the film Cleopatra, as well as supplying footwear to many other film stars, from Marlene Dietrich to Brigitte Bardot. H. & M Rayne was founded in 1889 as a theatrical costumier by Henry and Mary Rayne and located close to The Old Vic in Lambeth. Early clients included Anna Pavlova and Vaslav Nijinsky.
Its reputation earned it clients across society – it made shoes for actress and Edward VII's mistress Lillie Langtry. Henry and Mary Rayne's son Joseph inherited the shoe side of the business and opened a store at 58 New Bond Street in 1920, capitalising on the trend for shoes as a fashion item; however it was still known as a theatrical costumier – a December 1920 report in The Times detailed how goods to the value of £479 had been stolen from the theatrical store's Bond Street premises, comprising two pairs of'dandy' shoes, one pair of bronze shoes, paste buckles and 204 pairs of women's silk stockings. During this era, it had a store at 15 Rupert Street, just off Shaftesbury Avenue. By 1928 the company had become a PLC, its retail activities were highlighted in a 1929 report to shareholders, with the company noting that its retail presence via its own stores helped to maintain output in manufacturing, overcoming the traditional footwear-market problem of fixed'seasons' followed by downturns in wholesale trade.
In 1936 – during the height of the Depression – the company sought to raise additional share capital in order to fund expansion of manufacturing capacity and capitalise on an agreement with Delman of New York. In 1951, the shareholders' meeting reported increased profits of £72,070, despite difficult world trading conditions and rumours of a proposed reduction in UK purchase tax. Joseph Rayne died in 1952 and his son Edward became chairman of the family firm at the age of 29, he had inherited a successful company with a healthy balance sheet, much part of the British society dress code. A pair of flat pumps with a bow designed for the actress Gertrude Lawrence had remained the company's bestselling line for 50 years, worn by society and theatricals alike; the company was active as an exporter – its shoes were sold to 12 countries – and had high-profile clients such as Vivien Leigh, Ava Gardner and Rita Hayworth who were paying up to £40 for a pair of Rayne shoes. Although Edward Rayne was young, he had been schooled in shoemaking from the age of 16.
Excluded from war service because of his poor eyesight, he had undertaken a long apprenticeship at H. & M. Rayne's factory in King's Cross. Rayne was able to capitalise on that existing foothold and a decade after he took over the firm he established a joint venture with US shoe firm Delman, giving Rayne a presence in New York's Fifth Avenue; this link capitalised on the strong relationship that had begun between the two companies in the 1930s. Edward Rayne expanded the Rayne business in the early 1960s, beginning an association with Genesco in the United States and buying a 49 per cent stake in the British company of John Plant and its subsidiary Butlers. Stage designer Oliver Messel was enlisted to create the interior of the new Delman-branded store for H. & M. Rayne in Bond Street in 1960; as Alison Settle noted, whereas upmarket shoe stores had been discreet enclaves dressed with curtains and pot plants – with shoes consigned to underground stores – this refit incorporated display stands and cases, some of them illuminated, to show off hundreds of pairs of shoes.
Her article in The Observer said: "Mr Messel and Mr Rayne are at one in thinking that shoes to buy should be as easy to see and handle as books in a library". The Rayne brand's reputation for supplying shoes to royalty continued. By 1960, the shoes designed by Roger Vivier for Dior were made at Rayne's UK factory and supervised by Edward Rayne. Four years Vivier began selling Rayne brand shoes in his Rue François store in Paris; the company stayed in tune with mainstream direction of fashion – Mary Quant shoes were first displayed in its flagship store. The company retained a stake in the mass market, with an interest in both H. E. Randall and Lotus chainstores. By 1966, Rayne was showcasing what were known as'Young Design quartet' – Jean Muir, Roger Nelson, Moya Bowler and Gerald McCann – capitalising on London's thirst for younger designers by getting them to design fashionable shoes in a more affordable price bracket, with designs being sold in Harrods and some high-street shoe shops. Rayne maintained a strong foothold in the couture end of shoe production – indeed his role as chair of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion De