Behdad Nejatbakhshe, better known by his stage name Uppermost, is a French electronic music producer and multi-instrumentalist based in Paris, France. Uppermost started producing music using FL Studio at the age of 17, his music has been released by Sony BMG, Ministry of Sound, BugEyed Records, Starlight Records, his own label, Uppwind. His song "Equivocal" reached 3rd place in the Beatport electro-house chart in 2009 and in 2011 his Biscuit Factory EP ranked 1st on the JunoDownload electro-house chart. Uppermost has remixed Daft Punk, deadmau5, Crystal Castles, Johnathan Coulton, Syl Johnson, Gregor Tresher, OniMe, Jesus Luz, Spencer & Hill and Felguk, he has been playlisted by artists such as Tiësto, Armin van Buuren and Steve Angello and remixed by the popular Swedish dance duo Dada Life. In 2010, Uppermost released 41 tracks for free on his MySpace page under the aliases Uppermost and Downed. Uppermost is working to promote his record label, Uppwind, his goal is to"... create a network other.
Uppermost's idea to create music came from "an urge to express what I felt at the time, some kind of nostalgia, music seemed to be the only language to translate this emotion."On 19 September 2011, Uppermost released his debut album, Action, on his own label, Uppwind. It was made available for purchase on Amazon on 28 November. On 19 December 2011, he released his second album, for free on his Uppwind blog, just two months after the release of Action. Uppermost began performing at live events in early 2012, starting with his gig at Alte Kaserne in Zurich, he made his first French radio interview on a student's radio named CommonWave on 21 January 2012 with Steige and Zach Mayer. He cites Daft Punk as some of his greatest influences. Daily Clouds EP Funk EP Uncontrollable EP Cake Shop EP Off Stage EP Punch EP Mainstreaminization EP Biscuit Factory EP A Fallen Soul Method of Noise EP System32 EP Underground Life EP Life Is a Fight Hidden Poetry New Moon Impact 2008: Audio Link 2011: Mental Process 2012: You Share Love 2012: Dream Colors 2012: Today 2012: Firelighter 2012: Flow 2012: Rise 2012: Passion 2012: True 2012: Independent 2012: Overnight 2012: Beautiful Light 2013: Discover Life 2013: Don't Forget the Sun 2013: Feel Alive 2013: My Beloved Soul 2013: Reminder 2013: Saving The World 2015: Willpower 2016: Constellation 2007: Kevin Tandarsen - Moria 2008: Cyberpunkers - Is Alternative 2008: Missy Jay - Nobody's Perfect 2009: Disco Bitch - C'est Beau La Bourgeoisie 2009: Greenpower featuring Ely Morelli - What Is Love?
2009: Nina Martine - Kick It 2009: OniMe - Close Your Eyes 2010: Swen Weber & Jewelz - Memory 2010: Spencer & Hill - 303 2010: Sebastien Szade & Eddine. B - Pyramid of Kheops 2010: deadmau5 - Complications 2010: Jesus Luz - Around the World 2010: deadmau5 - Jaded 2010: Squeeeze! - Doop 2010: Felguk - Side By Side 2010: Daft Punk - Technologic 2010: Rene Rodrigezz featuring Sivana Reese - More & More 2010: Syl Johnson - I'm Talking About Freedom 2010: Jonathan Coulton - Still Alive 2010: Burial - Archangel 2010: Fatboy Slim - Star 69 2011: OniMe - Elsewhere 2011: Crystal Castles - Vietnam 2011: Keane - He Used To Be a Lovely Boy 2011: Burial - Forgive & Street Halo 2011: Dada Life - Happy Violence 2012: Sebastien Benett - Slap 2012: Lemaitre - Appreciate 2013: Futurecop! Featuring Cavaliers of Fun - Atlantis 1997 2013: Camo & Krooked featuring Ian Shaw - Move Around 2014: Daft Punk - Face to Face 2014: Röyksopp - Poor Leno 2015: Phoenix - Bourgeois 2015: Adele - Hello 2015: Modjo - Lady 2015: Christine and The Queens - Saint Claude 2016: Olga Kouklaki - Oxytocin 2016: Rihanna - "Work" 2016: Halsey - Haunting 2017: Flyboy featuring Radiochaser - Run Away With Me 2018: SKYGGE feat.
The fast-food restaurant chain Burger King was the first major fast food chain to introduce a grilled chicken sandwich to the marketplace, in 1990, six months before Wendy's and four years before McDonald's. Since Burger King, its Australian franchise Hungry Jack's have offered a variety of grilled chicken sandwiches, as have Wendy's and McDonald's, their first grilled chicken sandwich, the BK Broiler, was one of the most successful product introductions in the fast food industry ever. It was reformulated as the Chicken Whopper, named after their Whopper Sandwich; that was replaced by the BK Baguette, promoted as health-oriented, in turn replaced with the larger, meatier TenderGrill sandwich, targeted to more sophisticated, adult customers, notably 24- to 36-year-old males. The company sells different variants in different markets, using white meat chicken breast in some regions while using dark meat chicken thighs in others. To promote continuing interest in the product, Burger King releases limited-time variants.
As one of the company's major offerings, the grilled chicken sandwich is featured in its advertising. Burger King has registered trademarks for its sandwiches in many markets. Burger King's first broiled chicken sandwich, the BK Broiler, was introduced in 1990, it was made with tomato and a dill ranch sauce served on an oat dusted roll. At that time, more than 90% of chicken products sold by the major chains were fried. By a month after its introduction, it was selling more than a million units per day, poaching sales from fried chicken chains such as Kentucky Fried Chicken; the sandwiches were part of an industry trend towards the diversification of menus with healthier products such as reformulated cooking methods and salads. At the time, the sandwich had 18 grams of fat, 10 of which came from the sauce; the introduction of the BK Broiler was one of the most successful restaurant product launches encouraging the company look into introducing additional products that would match the success of the Broiler.
Its success helped Burger King increase its profit margin by 47% over the corresponding six-month period in 1989. By 1992, sales of the BK Broiler had slowed to half of their peak; the company reformulated the BK Broiler in 1998 into a larger, more male-oriented sandwich served on a Whopper bun, increasing its patty size while changing the ingredients to mayonnaise and tomato. The idea behind the up-sizing of the product was to give the customer a sense of value, with a company spokesman stating "When they see a lot, it seems like they're getting a lot for their money, if they don't eat it all, they think they're being treated fairly." The move was part of the company's "back to basics" movement in which it reorganized its menu, focusing on its core products and simplifying its product base. As part of the forty-fifth anniversary of its Whopper sandwich in 2002, BK introduced an updated version of the sandwich called the Chicken Whopper and added a smaller version called the Chicken Whopper Jr. sandwich, along with a new Caesar salad sandwich topped with a Chicken Whopper filet.
The introduction of the Chicken Whopper represented the company's first move to extend the Whopper brand name beyond beef-based sandwiches since the original Whopper's introduction in the 1950s. The sandwiches featured a whole chicken breast filet, weighing either 4.7 oz for the larger sandwich and a 3.1 oz for the Jr. mayonnaise and tomato on a sesame seed roll. A newly reformulated low fat mayonnaise was introduced in conjunction with the new sandwiches. Along with the company's new BK Veggie sandwich, The Chicken Whopper Jr. version of the sandwich was lauded by the Center for Science in the Public Interest as being one of the best nutritionally sound products sold by a fast food chain. Still, the CSPI decried the rest of the Burger King menu as being vastly unhealthy. Development of the sandwich began in 2001 in response to several major factors. After an overall sales decline of 17% coupled with a profit decline of 29%, Burger King held a series of consumer tests that showed the company's customer base was looking for a wider variety of options when making purchases.
Additional survey results revealed that a lack of newer products was discouraging consumers from visiting the chain. Furthermore, the company was seeking to counter the threat to its sales by newer fast casual restaurants that had begun to bite into sales. By July 2002, the chain had sold nearly fifty million of the sandwiches displacing the BK Broiler's initial launch figures as the company's best selling product introduction; the successful introduction of the Chicken Whopper was one of the few noted positive highlights of the company during negotiations for the sale of Burger King by its owner Diageo to a group of investors led by the TPG Capital. Despite the Chicken Whopper's initial success, just over a year after the Chicken Whopper's introduction enthusiasm for the product was waning; as of November 2013, the Chicken Whopper is the current grilled chicken sandwich sold by Burger King in the Middle East. With its 2014 expansion into India, Burger King introduced the Chicken Whopper as one of three versions of the Whopper.
The other two variants are the Veggie Whopper. In 2003, BK introduced its BK Baguette line of sandwi
George Windsor Earl was an English navigator and author of works on the Indian Archipelago. He coined the term'Indu-nesian' adopted as the name for Indonesia. Earl was born in London around 1813, he travelled to India after becoming a midshipman at age 14 joined the colonists in Western Australia in 1830. In 1832 he resumed his nautical career, working between Batavia and Singapore, gained the command of a trading ship, he returned to England and became involved in a scheme to colonise the North of Australia, leaving for Port Essington in 1838, but by 1845 the hardships and lack of success of the North Australia Expedition had exhausted him. He made a venture to the region, promoting cotton and trade, with a similar result. From 1855 until his death he held a variety of official administrative positions in the region, his last post was at Penang. Earl died on a sea journey to England in 1865, is buried at the Old Protestant Cemetery, George Town, Penang, in present-day Malaysia. G. W. Earl, who wrote on a diverse range of interests, was regarded as an authority on hydrography and a source of anthropological information on the peoples of the region.
His works include papers and books, a number of pamphlets and other material relating to proposed ventures in Australia. His first major publications were The Eastern Seas or Voyages and Adventures in the Indian Archipelago 1832-33-34... and Sailing directions for the Arafura Sea, 1839, a translation from Dutch narratives of Dirk Hendrik Kolff and others. The records of his observations of deep-sea channels was used by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace when studying the disjuncts in the bio-geographic distribution of the region. In particular his pamphlet On the Physical Geography of South-Eastern Asia and Australia, published in 1845, described how shallow seas connected islands on the west with the Asian continent and with similar wildlife, islands on the east such as New Guinea were connected to Australia and were characterised by the presence of marsupials; this formed the insipiration for Alfred Russel Wallace to propose the faunal boundary line now known as the Wallace Line. He published a paper in 1850 that invented the term'Indu-nesians', for a quaint racial classification, derived from the Latin for India and island.
He published a seminal anthropological reference on the Papuan peoples, compiled from first hand accounts of other visitors to the region, though his direct contact or exploration of the land is unrecorded and seems unlikely. This work, The native races of the Indian Archipelago: Papuans, was the first in a projected series, further volumes on'Malayu-Polynesians', Moluccans were never realised. Amongst the sources for the material was information Earl obtained from interviews with Owen Stanley and Dumont d'Urville; the volume functioned as a standard reference on the people until the twentieth century, though based on a treatment as a racial classification, was noted for its focus on research from the field. The book included papers on racial types written in 1845, these were encouraged and edited by James Richardson Logan and published in Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia. George William Samuel Earl was born on 10 February 1832 in Hampstead, England to Percy William Earl, a ship's captain and Elizabeth née Sharp.
His sister, Elizabeth married John Loftus Hartwell, an Assistant-Surgeon in the army. George married Clara Siborne on 4 April 1846. George's granddaughter Anne'Nancy' Alt was the mother of Lt. Gen. Sir Frederick'Boy' Browning. NLA catalogue
Hilmi Esat Bayındırlı known as Erik Bayindirli, is a Turkish-American Paralympic alpine skier, who competes in the LW11 disability class of men's giant slalom, sitting event. He represented United States at the 2006 Winter Paralympics and Turkey at the 2014 Winter Paralympics. A trained jeweller, he was paralyzed below the chest following a car accident in his youth. Hilmi Esat Bayındırlı was born to Turkish parents on June 5, 1962, grew up in Verbier, Switzerland. At the age of 17, he moved to the United States, he attended the La Jolla High School in California to take some classes voluntarily. After developing an interest in jewelry making, he went to Oregon to get trained at a school in diamond setting. In the next two years, he ran a jewelry business in California; as a passionate skier, he realized. Therefore, he gave up retailing jewelry and instead handcrafted rings and designed pendants in his home workshop for sale privately, he moved to Utah. He is father of a son, Esat H. Hilmi Ba/ındırlı.
The family lives in Park City, United States. He is known as Erik Bayindirli, nicknamed "Ebay". In August 1981 at the age of 19, he was involved in a road accident, caused by a flat tire when driving at high speed and subsequently loss of control of the vehicle, his car tipped over onto its roof after rolling over several times. He was remained under the crashed car, he broke his back, became paralyzed due to the spinal cord injury. While he has full function of his arms and fingers, he has only partial control of his body and no leg function; this leaves him unable to walk. Inspired by his father, Bayındırlı began skiing together with his brother Jem in Switzerland when he was three years old, he was always performing skiing. Around six months after his injury, he became aware of adaptive skiing, upon his physician's advise, he continued in skiing as a disabled pursuing his passion, his disability pointed him towards competitive sport. He improved himself in the para-alpine skiing sport discipline, began to develop the outrigger ski suitable for his needs.
He is convinced. For his problem solving talent in handcrafting his skiing equipment, he is dubbed Mac Gyver, the title character of a TV series; the monoski, he built with an additional shock absorber for his legs, helped him to improve his racing performance in the Super-G discipline at World Cup. He competes in the disability class of LW11, a sit skiing sport class for para-skiers with paralysis in the lower extremities, his first participation in a skiing competition was at Winter Park Resort, Colorado in 1981. In addition to Giant slalom, he competed in the sitting versions of some other disciplines, such as Downhill, Super-G and Super Combined. A graduate of Alpine skiing branch at the Rowmark Ski Academy in Salt Lake City, Utah, he is 1.78 m tall and weighs 80 kg. The para-skier trains at the National Ability Center in Park City, ref name="p"/> He performs water skiing, para-cycling with a handcycle and wheelchair tennis as hobby, which keep him in shape. He played at U. S. Wheelchair Tennis Open in San Diego.
During a stay in Copper Mountain, Colorado, he decided to participate at the U. S. Disabled Alpine Championships, he won one gold and two silver medals in the competition. He internationally debuted at the Para Alpine Skiing World Cup held at Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada in 1989. In 2006, he was admitted to the U. S. Paralympics Alpine Skiing Team, debuted at the Winter Paralympics in 2006 in Turin, where he took place 33 in the Giant slalom, sitting event. In 2007, he placed third in the U. S. Nationals that earned him a spot in the 2008 U. S. team. At the 2008 Hartford U. S. Disabled Championships in Soldier Mountain Ski Are, Idaho, he won a third place in Downhill, sitting event, a third place in NORAM sitting and another third place in the slalom, sitting, a fourth place in the Giant slalom, sitting and a third place in the Super-G, sitting event; the same year, he ranked sixth in the slalom event at "The Hartford Ski Spectacular" held in Breckenridge, Colorado. At the 2010 IPC Alpine Skiing NORAM Cup held in Park City, Utah, he captured the first place.
He became runners-up at the same tournament in 2013. He placed sixth at the finals of 2013–14 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup; as he was not selected by the U. S. Paralympic Committee to race at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Canada, he decided to join the Turkish team, which had not participated at the Winter Paralympic Games before. Turkey saw "his decision as a great honor". Bayındırlı was qualified to take part at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, representing Turkey by gaining a direct quota, he was part of Turkey's first participation at the Winter Paralympics along with his team mate Mehmet Çekiç. He finished the giant slalom, sitting event at place 18, he is coached by Murat Tosun in the Turkish national team since 2013
The Kalemouth Suspension Bridge is a suspension bridge at Kalemouth in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland, near the B6401. It crosses the River Teviot just near Eckford, it was designed by Captain Samuel Brown, an officer of the Royal Navy, built by William Mather, a contractor of Kalemouth, some time between 1820 and 1830. Alexander Jeffrey wrote in 1838 "there is a chain bridge erected over the Tweed by the Late Mr Ormiston of that Ilk, at his own expense, for his private use: but it has since been opened to the public for a trifling fee - a boon which cannot be forgot or misused." In 1834, the tolls were ½d. for a foot passenger, 3d. for a horse or cart, 6d. for a gig, 1s. For a chaise. Tolls are thought to have been paid at now enlarged and a private home, it is protected as a Category A listed building. The bridge is still in use as an unclassified public road bridge, is one of the earliest surviving carriage suspension bridges, it crosses the River Teviot just near Eckford. There is another nearby bridge called the Kalemouth Bridge, which carries the A698 over the Kale Water.
The bridge works on the principle of suspension, uses chains with long iron links for the suspension cables. Iron rods are used for suspenders to connect the chain to the deck of the bridge, additional suspenders have been added in the middle of the chain links. A red painted wooden truss supports the wooden deck, covered with a layer of asphalt; the four ashlar pylons at the ends of the bridge are of pyramidal form. The bridge has a span of 180 feet, is 16 feet wide