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Waterlooville

Waterlooville is a market town in Hampshire, England 8 miles north of Portsmouth. The town has a population of about 64,350 and is surrounded by Purbrook, Cowplain, Clanfield, Crookhorn, Hambledon and Widley, it forms part of the South Hampshire conurbation. The town formed around the old A3 London to Portsmouth road. Waterlooville is twinned with Yvelines in France and Henstedt-Ulzburg in Germany, it is reputed that the name derived from a pub that stood at the centre of the village known as Wait Lane End, where the stage-coach horses waited to change places with the team that pulled the coach up and over Portsdown Hill. The pub had been named Heroes of Waterloo because, on its opening day, in 1815, soldiers who had just disembarked at Portsmouth, returning from the Battle of Waterloo, decided to stop there and celebrate their victory. According to local legend, many of them settled there; the pub was thereafter renamed in their honour and the area around the pub became known as Waterloo. In order to differentiate the town from other places with the same name, it became known as Waterlooville at a date.

The town was known as Waterloo parish at the time of the 1911 Census. The original "Heroes" pub was at a crossroads near the main bus-stop, it was replaced with a bank. There are two other pubs in the town centre, the Wellington, which closed in May 2017 at the southern end of town; the site of the Wellington was purchased by Mick Forfar in 2017. Mick from Southsea invested £500,000 demolishing and renovating the site into a cocktail bar; the site called Number 73 opened its doors to the public in March 2018. The other two pubs in the area are the Denmead Queen, part of the JD Wetherspoon pub chain and the Heroes, adjacent to the Denmead Queen. In June 2015 Waterlooville town celebrated its first 200 years, its origins and history in a festival called Waterlooville 200; the town centre was closed to traffic in 1985 when a bypass was constructed to take traffic away from the main shopping area. The bypass anonymous, was named Maurepas Way sometime after the two towns were twinned in 1995. An underpass was constructed for pedestrians walking up along the Hambledon road.

Between 1982–83 the old road was fully converted to a pedestrian precinct. The precinct had a fountain and raised area at the northern end, near the Heroes pub, however regular vandalism of the fountain soon resulted in its removal. GEC Marconi built a site at Waterlooville for their Underwater Systems Division in the early 1980s, for the Stingray anti-submarine torpedo. A peace camp was set up near the construction site. After completion of the GEC building, a free music festival was held at Old Park Farm in Waterlooville called Torpedo Town. A second Torpedo Town festival was held in August 1987 at Bramdean Common near Winchester. Near the town centre is St George's Church, rebuilt in 1968–70 around the core of the original church. Waterlooville Baptist Church was built in 1967 in a Modernist style to replace the original chapel of 1884–85 in the town centre. During the 1950s and 1960s the surrounding area saw extensive growth in housing, when large suburban public and private housing estates were constructed.

This resulted in the original Victorian church failing to cope with the population growth. Plans for a new church were started and in 1970 the new church was built on the site of the old church. Parts of the old church were retained. In July 2011 the town saw the consecration of its first Roman Catholic Church. For the preceding eighty years the growing Catholic community in the town had utilised at first one aisle of, the entire of the chapel at St Michaels convent; however the decision of the sisters of Our Lady of Charity to sell the main convent site coupled with the inadequate capacity led to a new church being required. The new church, dedicated to "The Sacred Heart and St Peter the Apostle" sits to the north of the town centre on London Road. In August 2012 the northern part of the shopping centre underwent a £700,000 renovation, the raised area holding the former fountain was removed and new block paving installed; the renovation increased the area available to the weekly Friday market and improved pedestrian accessibility.

In addition a "smoking-shelter" style band-stand was installed at pedestrian T-junction with The Boulevard. Waterlooville has a temperate oceanic climate, similar to much of southern Britain. However, the climate in the area does have mild differences between lows. With Chilly winters and warm summers. In January and February average nighttime minimum temperatures drop to about 2 °C to 1 °C, whereas in July and August average daytime maximum temperatures are around 23 °C to 24 °C. Although 30 °C is common in July and August, the area achieves above 35 °C. In fact, in the last century there has only been two days in June 1976, one day in August 1990 and 1 day in August 2003 where temperatures reached over 35 °C; the highest recorded temperature was around 37 °C on 10 August 2003. In contrast, the lowest recorded temperature was on 12 January 1987, where the temperature dipped to −10 °C. During winter, Waterlooville tends to have more frost than nearby Portsmouth as it has less influences from the sea and is more exposed to northerly winds.

However, highs in the summer are warmer than Portsmouth because there is less influence of cool breezes from the English Channel as the town is more inland. Sunshine averages are typical of that across the Portsm

Laços de Sangue

Laços de Sangue is a Portuguese-Brazilian telenovela which broadcast on SIC from September 2010 to October 2011. It is a co-production between Brazilian Rede Globo. In 1984, two sisters, Inês and Marta, fall into the strong currents of a river while fighting each other over a doll, their father manages to save Inês, the oldest of the two, but Marta is nowhere to be found and is presumed dead. Their mother, pregnant of a boy, witnesses everything, grieves the death of her husband, of her youngest daughter. In the current day, Inês is a kind person, who owns the M restaurant with her mother. She's in love with João, a doctor that volunteers to partake in humanitarian causes; when he returns from one of those campaigns in the Amazon, he realizes how much he loves Inês, proposes to her, to which she says yes. However, their happiness is ruined by multiple tragedies going on in their lives, such as João's grandfather suffering a stroke and, during their wedding announcement dinner, João's sister being fatally shot in the sequence of a robbery.

Meanwhile, Marta, Inês' missing and presumed dead sister, lives her life as Diana, a pretty but power-hungry lady that pities her vulgar life. After the accident with her and Inês, - whose resulting shock made her lose her memory about her past - she was found, adopted by a new family, moments before finding her, had been mourning their own dead child. Diana doesn't know anything about her real family, until she hears a conversation between her adoptive parents that reveals the secret, she remembers everything, searches for her biological family, which she finds and swears one thing: revenge. On Inês, whom she promises that she'll take everything away from her and live the life that she believes her sister stole from her. Diana Chaves as Inês Diogo Morgado as João Joana Santos as Diana/Marta The series won the 2011 Emmy award for Best Telenovela; the series broadcast in several Latin American countries, including Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Nicaragua. In May 2014, Laços de Sangue began broadcasting in Angola on TV Zimbo and in Italy on Rai 1 where it is titled Legami.

In Indonesia, the series aired on NET. beginning October 26, 2019 under the title Inês & Diana. Official website Laços de Sangue on IMDb

Yakovlev Yak-33

The Yakovlev Yak-33 was a vertical takeoff and landing supersonic multi-purpose aircraft family, studied in the early 1960s, with variants of a basic design used to fulfill different roles, in a similar fashion to the Yak-25, Yak-27, Yak-28 family. Several configurations were studied including canard and tailless deltas, however matching supersonic performance with VTOL ability compromised the design's ability to carry out its primary missions. Data from OKB Yakovlev: A History of the Design Bureau and its Aircraft,General characteristics Crew: 2 Length: 27 m Wingspan: 11 m Gross weight: 32,000 kg Max takeoff weight: 40,000 kg Powerplant: 2 × Kolesov RD-36-41 vectored thrust afterburning turbojets, 68.67 kN thrust each dry, 156.96 kN with afterburner Powerplant: 6 or 8 × lift engines turbojets, 29.43 kN thrust eachPerformance Maximum speed: Mach 3 Cruise speed: M2M2 Range: 4,000 km Armament Bombs: Tactical nuclear weapons or conventional bombs Gordon, Yefim. Yakovlev aircraft since 1924. London: Putnam.

ISBN 0851778720

Wireless light switch

A wireless light switch is a light switch that commands a light or home appliance to turn itself off or on, instead of interrupting the power line going to the light fixture. There are different ways to communicate between the switch and the fixture: Using radio transmission: A radio receiver is wired or screwed into a fixture or device, wired or otherwise connected to the electrical system of the building or plugged into an outlet; the radio receiver's memory is programmed by any number of means to respond to certain selected "switches" or remote control transmitters. Using the existing power lines: A receiver is plugged into an outlet and a device is plugged into the receiver; the plug-in receiver is programmed to the switches. Some devices are hard wired into ceiling light fittings. Multiple wireless transmitters can command a single receiver; this means switches in different locations can turn the same electrical load off. Switching like this is used in stairwells or rooms where two or more switches are used to turn one light on or off.

Achieving this result with wired three-way or four-way switches requires a higher level of electrical knowledge and more time for wiring and installation. Wireless light switches eliminate the wire from the light to the switch location; this is useful in remodeling situations. Rather than tearing down a wall to gain access to the wires, a wireless switch can be used; this makes remodeling fast and simple. Another use for wireless switches is in log homes, where electrical installations can be difficult because of the amount of routing and drilling that would otherwise be needed; when running a regular circuit, the electrician must drill a hole through all of the logs to get each wire to the switch location. The electrician must cut a large hole in the log to install a switch box. Wireless switches do not need switch boxes because there are no wires and no routing is needed; this decreases the electrical work required. Installing a wired switch in a solid brick or concrete wall or installing on a plaster or tiled wall requires delicate routing and drilling to create a channel in the wall for the wire and space for the switch and switch box inside the wall.

This routing and drilling work could damage the surface. Wireless switches do not need any channels, boxes or wire in the wall; this reduces the amount of electrical work required. All remote light switches require a power source in order to facilitate the transmission of a signal to the receiving device; some of these switches rely on batteries for power output while most are required to be wired into an existing electrical system. Lightning Switch, EnOcean, CHERRY and others manufacture wireless light switches that use energy harvesting instead of batteries ISM ENIGMA; the mechanical energy created by pressing the switch generates enough electricity to power a built-in transmitter that sends a radio signal to the receiver. There are more light switches can be controlled by smartphone. User can control the light using mobile app, but for some products, extra corresponding hub is needed to connect those smart switches. In order to avoid the hub, wireless light switch and luminaire needs to share the same protocol, e.g. Bluetooth mesh Lighting model or Zigbee LightLink.

Apple provide HomeKit which try to integrate all those user interfaces. Kinetic switch - how it works

Colegio San Agustin – Makati

Colegio San AgustínMakati is a private, co-educational Catholic school conducted by the Order of Saint Augustine. It is located on Dasmariñas Village, Makati City, Philippines. While it is not the oldest Augustinian school in the Philippines named Colegio San Agustín, it is the most prominent among its sister schools; the school is one of the most diverse in the Philippines in terms of nationality, with 11% of the student population coming from over 40 countries. Like its sister schools, the students of CSA-Makati are called "Augustinians". In 1967 the Augustinians, with the approval of the Father Provincial Santos Abia y Polvorosa, O. S. A. purchased from Ayala y Cía eight hectares of land in Dasmariñas Village, with an option to buy four adjacent hectares within ten years. On November 24, 1976, nine years they received as donation from Ayala y Cía, two of the four hectares stipulated in the option agreement. In turn, they released the last two hectares of land to Ayala y Cía, for the latter to sell to other parties.

By Colegio San Agustín owned ten hectares: eight, through purchase and two, through donation. To organize a new corporation, the Augustinians used an existing organization, Colegio San Agustín, Inc. to acquire the land, agree to the option and make initial payments. Fr. Ambrosio Galindez, O. S. A. of Colegio San Agustín, Inc. and Mr. Miguel Ortigas of Makati Development Corporation signed the agreements in January 1967; the agreements stipulated that within six months the purchaser must submit a development plan to the owner that would include the setting up of elementary, high school and college facilities within the area, upon which detailed plans for the buildings to be constructed would be based. When the new corporation emerged, the president, Fr. Ambrosio Galindez, O. S. A. Transferred the rights from Colegio San Agustín to San Agustín College, Inc. on 25 April 1967. Auxiliary Bishop Bienvenido Lopez, D. D. blessed the cornerstone of the first CSA building on 1 September 1968. Ten months on 7 July 1969, the school opened its doors to the first enrollees, both male and female, numbering 652.

On 28 August 1969, Cardinal Rufino Santos blessed the first buildings constructed by well-known Architect Manuel T. Mañosa, Jr. the administration building, which served as the priests’ residence, the grade school building, phase 1, which temporarily housed kindergarten, preparatory and high school levels. At the start, only two priests, Frs. Ángel Rodríguez, O. S. A. and Horacio Rodríguez, O. S. A. Ran the school with the help of twenty-four lady teachers; the levels offered were kindergarten, grades one to six and second year high school. The addition of grade seven and fourth year high school came in subsequent years. Today, there are six Augustinian priests and nearly four hundred employees in CSA. Classes from nursery to preparatory, grades one to twelve, serve a clientele of more than 6,100 students. Due to great public demand, school enrollment increased by leaps and bounds, giving new impetus to rapid physical expansion in the early years: the bull-ring-shaped kindergarten building in 1972.

The demand for structures to house the burgeoning school population and to service its escalating needs spurred CSA to embark on expansion projects under the helm of Architect Jose O. Dizon: the high school building in 1977, the theatre in 1980, the high school annex in 1985, the grade school southeast wing in 1986; the administration had the students’ physical wellness, health and comfort in mind when in 1992, it pushed for the construction of the polysport and the cafetorium. In 1992, the renovated administration and preschool buildings became architectural showcases due to their state-of-the-art design and facilities. In 1995 the school equipped itself to handle computer systems; the air-conditioning of classrooms at all levels was a treat the students began enjoying in 2002, the year the streetlight project was completed and the vertical extension of the grade school covered walk fence, added. More in 2004, Architect Ireneo Jasareno conducted a major renovation of the CSA theatre, inaugurated on 25 November 2005, as well as, that of the Sta.

Rita de Cascia Hall, blessed on 30 June 2006. He was responsible for the technical supervision of the construction of La Pergola de Maria, Mary’s grotto, on 17 January 2008; as the student population continued to grow, further expansion was needed, starting with the completion of the High School Building in 1977. Other expansions and additions include those of the Theatre in 1980, the High School Annex and Phase II of the covered courts in 1985, the Grade School Building's southeast wing in 1986, the Polysport complex and Lounging Shed in 1987, the renovated Administration Building and Pre-School Buildings in 1992, the renovation of the High School Science laboratories in 1997, the Grade School Annex in 1998. Air conditioning was introduced in the 1990s for administrative offices and function rooms and in 2003 for classrooms in all departments; the latest renovation was when the Theatre was demolished and rebuilt in 2005 and 2006. This was followed by the renovation of the Grade School Chemistry l

Sheila Callaghan

Sheila Callaghan is a playwright and screenwriter who emerged from the RAT movement of the 1990s. She has been profiled by American Theater Magazine, "The Brooklyn Rail", The Village Voice, her work has been published in American Theatre magazine. In 2010, Callaghan was profiled by Marie Claire as one of "18 successful women who are changing the world." She was named one of Variety magazine's "10 Screenwriters to Watch" of 2010. She was nominated for a 2016 Golden Globe Award for her work on the Hulu comedy series Casual, a 2017 WGA nomination for her episode "I Am A Storm" from Season 7 of the comedy/drama series Shameless. Callaghan's writing has been described as "comically engaging, subversively penetrating", "whimsically eloquent", "unique and contemporary", "downright weird"; the New York Times has said Callaghan "writes with a world-weary tone and has a poet's gift for economical description," and the Philadelphia Weekly has called Callaghan a "provocative playwright" with a "national following" who "creates work that's realistic and unpredictable and funny, reassuring and disturbing."

Callaghan is a founding member of feminist advocacy group The Kilroys, who created the Kilroys' List. She is a founding member of the playwrights' collective 13P and an alumni member of New Dramatists. Callaghan is the recipient of several writing awards, including the 2000 Princess Grace Award, the 2014 Ted Schmitt Award for the world premiere of an outstanding new play by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, the 2007 Whiting Award for Drama, she won a Robert Chesley Award from Publishing Triangle in 2002. In 2007, her play Dead City won a Special Commendation Award for the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, she has received a Jerome Fellowship from the Playwrights' Center, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, a grant from New York Foundation for the Arts, a New York State Council on the Arts grant. Callaghan has taught playwriting and English at the University of Rochester, The College of New Jersey, Spalding University, Brooklyn College, LaGuardia Community College, Florida State University.

She is married to producer Sophocles Papavasilopoulos, with whom she has a son. Her most well-known play to date is Women Laughing Alone With Salad, featured on The Kilroys' List in 2014, her other plays have been produced and developed with Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, The Flea Theater, South Coast Repertory, Clubbed Thumb, The LARK, PlayPenn, Collision Theatre Company, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, the Bloomington Playwrights Project, Theatre of NOTE, Impact Theatre, foolsFURY Theater Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Moving Arts, among others. Internationally, her plays have been produced in New Zealand, Germany and the Czech Republic, she has been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Repertory, the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Several of her plays are published by Playscripts, Inc. Samuel French Inc. and S. Fischer Verlag, she has been anthologized in the New York Theatre Review and others. A collection of her plays was published in 2011 by Soft Skull Press. List of long plays: Scab Lascivious Something Dead City Crumble Crawl, Fade to White Kate Crackernuts Star-Crossed Lovers We Are Not These Hands Fever/Dream That Pretty Pretty Roadkill Confidential Everything You Touch Port Out, Starboard Home Elevada Bed Women Laughing Alone With Salad The Water ProjectList of short plays: New Shoes Tumor American Jack Blue Lila Rising Ayravana Flies or A Pretty Dish The Transit Plays He Ate the Sun Soak Hold ThisOther: Uncle Sam's Satiric Spectacular: a vaudevillean collaboration Callaghan is a writer/producer for the Showtime series Shameless and was a writer for two seasons on United States of Tara.

She was a writer/producer on the Hulu comedy series Casual. Her pilot Over/Under was filmed for the USA Network, starring Steven Pasquale and Caroline Dhavernas, she was hired to write the film adaptation of I Dream of Jeannie by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Escape Artists. The Biology of Luck Official site Information on Sheila Callaghan by doollee.com Profile and Production History at The Whiting Foundation Gelt, Jessica. "Sheila Callaghan plays with gender identity in'Women Laughing Alone With Salad'". Los Angeles Times. Hart, Sarah. "Blow Me Up, Lay Me Down". American Theatre Magazine. Robertson, Campbell. "Playwright of'Dead City' Substitutes Manhattan for Dublin". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-23. Rennie, Adrian. "Interview". Maestro Arts and Reviews