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Wilberforce House

Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, the British politician and social reformer, located in the High Street, Kingston upon Hull, England. Like the nearby Blaydes House and Maister House, the building was a Merchant's house with access to quayside on the River Hull, it is now part of Hull's Museums Quarter incorporating the Nelson Mandela garden. William Wilberforce was MP for Kingston upon Hull and was most influential in the abolition of slavery in Great Britain and its colonies, which became his life's work; the house is now a museum showcasing the work of one of Hull's most famous sons. It is classified as a Grade I listed building; the museum re-opened on 25 March 2007, after a two-year £1.6 million redevelopment, in time for the 200th anniversary of Wilberforce's Act of Parliament abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire. The new exhibition has a broad focus on the history of slavery in addition to items relating to the life and work of Wilberforce; the front garden to the museum contains a statue of Wilberforce which underwent a £10,000 restoration in 2011.

The statue was designated a Grade II* in 1994 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England. Adjoining the site is Oriel Chambers, the home of the University of Hull's Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation which conducts research into historic and contemporary forms of slavery; the house exhibits the East Yorkshire regimental collection. Official site Historic England. "Details from listed building database". National Heritage List for England

List of Urusei Yatsura episodes

Urusei Yatsura is a manga series by Rumiko Takahashi, adapted into an anime series. The series was adapted by Kitty Films into a 195 episode TV series that aired from October 14, 1981 to March 19, 1986 on Fuji Television. With the exception of episodes 10 and 11, the first 21 episodes were composed of two 11-minute stories; the series aired on October 14, 1981 with the two part episode "I'm Lum-chan the Notorious!" / "It's Raining Oil All Over Town". The first 106 episodes were directed by the remainder by Kazuo Yamazaki. Urusei Yatsura concluded about five years on March 19, 1986 with the 194th episode "All-Star Banquet! We Are Immortal!!". Episode 193.5 "Urusei Yatsura Immediate Farewell Special - Shine!! Planet Uru Award" is a repeat of episode 44 "After You've Gone" with a special introduction and best episode countdown before the episode. Six opening theme songs and nine closing themes were used during the series. Lum no Love Song was used as the opening theme for the first 77 episodes, it was replaced by Dancing Star for episodes 78 to 106.

Pajama Jama da! was used for episodes 107 to 127, Chance on Love was used for episodes 128 to 149. The final 2 opening themes were Rock the Planet for episodes 150 to 165 and Tonogata Gomen Asobase for the remaining episodes. A total of 9 ending themes were used; the first ending theme was Uchuu wa Taihen da!, used for the first 21 episodes. It was replaced by Kokorobosoi na for episodes 22 to 43 and by Hoshizora Cycling for episodes 44 to 54 and newer prints of episodes 65 to 77. I, I, You and Ai was used for episodes 55 to 77 but current prints of episodes 65 to 77 used the third ending theme, Yume wa Love me More was used for episodes 78 to 106. Koi no Mobius was used for episodes 107 to 127, Open Invitation was used for episodes 128 to 149; the final two ending themes were Every Day for episodes 150 to 165, Good Luck for the remainder of the series. On December 10, 1983, the first VHS release of the series was made available in Japan; the series was released on fifty Laserdiscs. Another VHS release across fifty cassettes began on March 17, 1998 and concluded on April 19, 2000.

In 1987, 6,000 laserdisc box sets of the anime series costing ¥330,000 each were sold out, generating ¥1.98 billion in retail sales. Two DVD boxsets of the series were released between December 8, 2000 and March 9, 2001; these were followed by fifty individual volumes between August 24, 2001 and August 23, 2002. During 1992, the series was licensed for a North American release by AnimEigo, their VHS release began in October of the same year and was among the first anime titles to receive a subtitled North American release. However the release schedule was erratic. AnimEigo released the series on DVD; the series was available in box set form as well as individual releases. A total of 10 boxsets and 50 individual DVDs were released between March 27, 2001 and June 20, 2006; each DVD and VHS contained Liner notes explaining the cultural puns from the series. In February 2011 AnimEigo announced that it would not renew their license to the series and that their DVDs would fall out of print on September 30, 2011.

A fan group known as "Lum's Stormtroopers" convinced the Californian public television station KTEH to broadcast subtitled episodes of the series in 1998. Urusei Yatsura

OMG... We're in a Horror Movie!!!

OMG... We're in a Horror Movie!!!. It stars Brendan McGowan, Sharon Mae Wang, Nils Jansson, Chris Hampton, Shanna Malcolm, Liz Fenning as friends who realize they have been transported into a horror film, it premiered at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival in February 2015 and was released on video-on-demand in January 2016. While playing a board game, several friends find, they are forced to assume the roles of stereotypical horror film characters, including one who must become the killer. Brendan McGowan as Tom Sharon Mae Wang as Jesse Nils Jansson as Kyle Chris Hampton as Chris Ajala Bandele as AJ Shanna Malcolm as Tanya Liz Fenning as Amy Director and co-writer Ajala Bendele said that writing the story came first, the jokes flowed from that. Bendele was inspired by Scream, Scary Movie, The Cabin in the Woods, The Truman Show, he wrote the part of AJ for himself after experiencing frustration with his acting career. The other parts were written for his friends. OMG... We're in a Horror Movie!!!

Premiered at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival on February 21, 2015. Leomark Studios released it on video-on-demand in January 2016. Matt Boiselle of Dread Central rated it 3/5 stars and called the film "fairly entertaining", though he said the humor may be offensive to some viewers. Joel Harley of Starburst rated it 3/10 stars and wrote that despite the cast and crew's obvious enthusiasm for the film, it is too inept and unfunny to enjoy. Mark L. Miller of Ain't It Cool News positively compared it to the Scary Movie film series and called it a "clever and fun" film that suffers from poor pacing. OMG... We're in a Horror Movie!!! on IMDb

Mary D. Hume (steamer)

The Mary D. Hume was a steamer built at Gold Beach, Oregon in 1881, by R. D. Hume, a pioneer and early businessman in that area. Gold Beach was called Ellensburg; the Hume had a long career, first hauling goods between Oregon and San Francisco as a whaler in Alaska, as a service vessel in the Alaskan cannery trade as a tugboat. She was returned to Gold Beach. In 1985 she sank in the Rogue River and has remained there since as a derelict vessel on the shoreline; the Hume is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mary D. Hume was built of local timber at Gold Beach; the keel, measuring 10 inches by 36 inches by 140 feet long was described as the "largest stick of square timber floated down Rogue River." The ship's knees were hand-cut from local Port Orford cedar roots. Planking was secured with wood pegs; the machinery was salvaged from the wrecked steamer Varuna. The Hume measured 150 tons, 96 feet long by 22 feet beam by 9 feet draft, she was rigged as a schooner. R. D. Hume was a pioneering businessman at Wedderburn and Gold Beach known as Ellensburg.

By 1881, he had built Mary D. Hume, to support the cannery operation. Mary D. Hume passed through several owners and a number of changes and reconstructions, served as late as the 1970s, the oldest serving commercial vessel on the West Coast; the first eight years of the Hume's career were spent hauling cargo between San Francisco and Gold Beach. In 1889 the Hume was bought by the Pacific Steam Whaling Company, to be used to haul baleen from Arctic waters, she was re-rigged as a brigantine. Her first expedition spanned 1890-1892, catching 37 whales for a cargo worth $400,000; the second voyage lasted with relief crews sent to Herschel, Canada. In 1900 the Hume became an Alaskan cannery tender for the Northwest Fisheries Company, receiving a new steam engine between 1900 and 1904. After sinking in ice in the Nushagak River she was repaired in Seattle. In either 1906 or 1908 she began work for the American Tug Boat Company of Everett, Washington towing logs and barges on Puget Sound, her superstructure was altered at this time.

A third new engine was installed in 1939, salvaged from the Columbia River lightship. In 1954 a 600 hp diesel engine was installed and the superstructure was altered to its present configuration. In 1973 the Hume was used as a tugboat, she was retired in 1977, reconditioned by Crowley in 1978 prior to her return to Gold Beach. An effort was organized to preserve Mary D. Hume as a museum ship, but a mechanical failure caused her to slide off the sling and into the mud at Gold Beach and an unrelated lawsuit over ownership of the vessel dissipated the funds of the Curry County Historical Society which had planned to restore the vessel. So, the Mary D. Hume is on the National Register of Historic Places, her wreck can still be seen in Gold Beach; the Hume was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 1, 1979, when she was afloat and berthed on the Rogue River. Repairs started in 1985. Efforts were made to survey and raise her. In 1992 the Hume's status on the National Register was reviewed.

The review concluded that her hull still held significance and she was retained on the National Register. Steamboats of the Oregon Coast Newell, Gordon R. ed. H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Superior Publishing, Seattle, WA 1966 Moss covered wreck of the Mary D. Hume, at low tide, Gold Beach, Oregon, USA

Jeonju World Cup Stadium

Jeonju World Cup Stadium is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Jeonju. It is the home of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors; the stadium's capacity is 42,477. The final of 2011 AFC Champions League was held at this stadium; the Jeonju World Cup Stadium was constructed for the 2002 FIFA World Cup, co-hosted by South Korea and Japan. The construction of the stadium started in February 19, 1999 and was opened two years in November 8, 2001 by South Korean President Kim Dae-jung. Jeonju World Cup Stadium hosted three matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, hosting two group stage matches and one Round-of-16 match. 전북 현대와 전주의 미래와 함께하는 전주 월드컵 경기장 - Dream stadium of K-League Jeonju Sports Facilities Management Center Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Official Site Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Official Site World Stadiums

Rates (PĆ³voa de Varzim)

Rates is a Portuguese parish and a former township located in the municipality of Póvoa de Varzim. The population in 2011 was 2,505, in an area of 13.90 km². The township has records dating to the 13th century and, still today, it preserves landmarks such as the townsquare and a well-preserved and notable Romanesque temple. Rates is a medieval township that developed around the Monastery of Rates, established by Henry, Count of Portugal in 1100 AD on the site of an older temple dating to the 9th century or earlier and with sculpture elements dating to the Roman empire. A Roman road crossed near the monastery. Rates naming seems pre-Roman in origin; the town gained importance due to the legend of Saint Peter of Rates, mythical first bishop of Braga and martyr while attempting to convert Roman pagans to Christianity, becoming in a central place in the Portuguese Way of Saint James and the local myth was used by Braga archbishops to justify their primacy in Hispania. Rates township, a municipality existed in the 13th century and the ecclesiastical parish exists from time immemorial, while the earliest record dating to the 11th century.

In the 16th century, the monastery was dissolved and a commendation of the Order of Christ was created. Its first knight commander was Tomé de Sousa, who John III of Portugal made the first Governor of Brazil; the town was extinct as it was annexed to Póvoa de Varzim. It became just a simple civil parish, gained town status on July 2, 1993, due to its historical importance. However, the new status is honorary in nature and has no administrative significance. Rates is located 11 km east of downtown Póvoa de Varzim. In the northeast it has a border to the south with Vila do Conde; the parish is dominated by Serra de Rates, whose flora is distinguished by the Pedunculate Oak or the European Holly. The entire town is centred on the monastery of Rates, its historical centre is well preserved, it runs to Direita street, where the nobles and the bourgeoisie of the town used to live. Test page São Pedro de Rates Church Pillory of Rates Senhor da Praça Chapel