John Wiley & Sons, Inc. known as Wiley, is an American multinational publishing company founded in 1807 that focuses on academic publishing and instructional materials. The company produces books and encyclopedias, in print and electronically, as well as online products and services, training materials, educational materials for undergraduate and continuing education students. In 2017, the company had a revenue of $1.7 billion. Wiley was established in 1807; the company was the publisher of 19th century American literary figures like James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, as well as of legal and other non-fiction titles. The firm took its current name in 1865. Wiley shifted its focus to scientific and engineering subject areas, abandoning its literary interests. Charles Wiley's son John took over the business when his father died in 1826; the firm was successively named Wiley, Lane & Co. Wiley & Putnam, John Wiley; the company acquired its present name in 1876, when John's second son William H. Wiley joined his brother Charles in the business.
Through the 20th century, the company expanded its publishing activities, the sciences, higher education. In 1989, Wiley acquired. In 1996, Wiley acquired the German technical publisher VCH. In 1997, Wiley acquired the professional publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold from Thomson Learning. In 1999, Wiley acquired the professional publisher Jossey-Bass from Pearson. Wiley marked its bicentennial in 2007. In conjunction with the anniversary, the company published Knowledge for Generations: Wiley and the Global Publishing Industry, 1807-2007, depicting Wiley's role in the evolution of publishing against a social and economic backdrop. Wiley has created an online community called Wiley Living History, offering excerpts from Knowledge for Generations and a forum for visitors and Wiley employees to post their comments and anecdotes. In December 2010, Wiley opened an office in Dubai. Wiley established publishing operations in India in 2006, has established a presence in North Africa through sales contracts with academic institutions in Tunisia and Egypt.
On April 16, 2012, the company announced the establishment of Wiley Brasil Editora LTDA in São Paulo, effective May 1, 2012. Wiley's scientific and medical business was expanded by the acquisition of Blackwell Publishing in February 2007 for US$1.12 billion, its largest purchase to that time. The combined business, named Scientific, Technical and Scholarly, publishes, in print and online, 1,400 scholarly peer-reviewed journals and an extensive collection of books, reference works and laboratory manuals in the life and physical sciences and allied health, the humanities, the social sciences. Through a backfile initiative completed in 2007, 8.2 million pages of journal content have been made available online, a collection dating back to 1799. Wiley-Blackwell publishes on behalf of about 700 professional and scholarly societies. Other journals published include Angewandte Chemie, Advanced Materials, International Finance and Liver Transplantation. Launched as a pilot in 1997 with fifty journals and expanded through 1998, Wiley InterScience provided online access to Wiley journals, reference works, books, including backfile content.
Journals from Blackwell Publishing were available online from Blackwell Synergy until they were integrated into Wiley InterScience on June 30, 2008. In December 2007, Wiley began distributing its technical titles through the Safari Books Online e-reference service. Interscience was supplanted by Wiley Online Library in 2010. On February 17, 2012, Wiley announced the acquisition of Inscape Holdings Inc. which provides DISC assessments and training for interpersonal business skills. On March 7, 2012, Wiley announced its intention to divest assets in the areas of travel, general interest, nautical and crafts, as well as the Webster's New World and CliffsNotes brands; the planned divestiture was aligned with Wiley's "increased strategic focus on content and services for research and professional practices, on lifelong learning through digital technology". On August 13, 2012, Wiley announced it entered into a definitive agreement to sell all of its travel assets, including all of its interests in the Frommer's brand, to Google Inc.
On November 6, 2012, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquired Wiley's cookbooks and study guides. In 2013, Wiley sold its pets and general interest lines to Turner Publishing Company and its nautical line to Fernhurst Books. HarperCollins acquired parts of Wiley Canada's trade operations in 2013. S. Wiley's Professional Development brands include For Dummies, Jossey-Bass, Wrox Press, J. K. Lasser, Fisher Investments Press, Bloomberg Press; the STMS business is known as Wiley-Blackwell, formed following the acquisition of Blackwell Publishing in February 2007. Brands include more than 1,500 journals. Wiley has publishing alliances with partners including Microsoft, CFA Institute, the Culinary Institute of America, the American Institute
Margaret Penny née Irvine was an explorer and pioneer, the first Scottish woman to go on an expedition to Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada. Penny went with her husband Captain William Penny as part of a whaling voyage. Few British women sailed on whalers, those sailed to the South Seas, she sailed from Aberdeen on the ship the Lady Franklin in August 1857, returning in August of the following year. On this voyage she was accompanied by her son and the Moravian missionary Mathias Warmow. In her voyage diary, Penny wrote about the lives of the Inuit people: "Dec. 15th... I was on shore in several of their edloos... can now crawl out & in as well as any Esquimaux & eat mactac with pleasure." At the end of the voyage Penny's contribution to the expedition was recognised by the Aberdeen Arctic Company's shareholders, on her return from the Cumberland Inlet in the Lady Franklin. The presented her with a silver tea service, considered an appropriate gift for a lady who had entertained the Eskimo belles of Kekerten to tea on board the ship.
The tea service is now held by the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum
Tony Castillo, better known by his stage name Gorilla Tek is an American record producer and composer. He is well known throughout South Florida as the brainchild of the production company known as Drummajorz, his success dates back to "Iconz" from their international smash hit entitled "Get Fucked Up". He has been managed by longtime business partner JC "Fentz" Louis, CEO of Iconz Worldwide, a music and film company in South Florida co-founder of Drum Majorz Inc. Tek has scored on various films such as Bloodline, released through Codeblack/Universal, The Next Hit, starring Fredro Starr, Rick Ross and Lark Vorhies, released through SJW Films/Lionsgate. 8 Ball & MJG – Tryin’ Ta Get At You featuring 112 8 Ball & MJG- Runnin’ out of Bud featuring Too Short Ludacris featuring DTP – Growing Pains Ballgreezy – Shone Ballgreezy- I’m the Sh*t Featuring Brisco and Ace Hood Grind Mode- She’s So Fly Donny Arcade - Anunnaki Donny Arcade - 3600 Donny Arcade - Welcome Back Home featuring Anjolique Flo Rida – Freaky Deaky Pitbull – Miami Shit Trick Daddy- Tonight featuring Trina and Jaheim Trick Daddy- Menage et trios Featuring Field Mob Trick Daddy- Children Hold On Trick Daddy- Bout Mine Trick Daddy- Rags to Riches Trick Daddy- Pull Over Trick Daddy- Have My Cheese Trick Daddy- Thug For Life Trick Daddy- Ho But can’t help It Trick Daddy- I’ll Be Your Player Trick Daddy- Goin’ Down Like That Pretty Ricky- Personal Trainer Jacki-O – Nookie Real Good Jacki-O – Champion Field Mob – Haters featuring Trick Daddy Field Mob- Ready Rock Trina- Ball Wit’ Me Jagged Edge When The Bed Shakes* Trina- Material Girl Trina- Hot Commodity Featuring Rick Ross Iconz- Street Money Album Iconz- Ya Lookin At Em Album Grandaddy Souf – I Told Ya from the Malibu’s Most Wanted Soundtrack Sharissa- Any Other Night Featuring Scarface Luke- Worldwide Luke- Lay Your Ass Down Featuring Underground Luke- Party Don’t Stop Featuring Kid Capri Damian Marley – Where is the Love Featuring Eve The Diplomats – Crunk Music Bloodline Original Soundtrack Tay Dizm- Point em ou Mook & Fair- Sidekick Featuring Ray J Maino- Unstoppable Welcome Back Fat Boy Rhymer "Wham" J Shin "You did it I did it" & "Welcome to the M.
I. A" Juice Yung N Giant "Where I came from" "All I want" The Regulaz "OTL" Gorilla Tek on IMDb
Mialet is a commune in the Gard department in southern France. It lies close to Saint-Jean-du-Gard; the commune includes the hamlet of Mas Soubeyran, centre of the Protestant resistance during the 16th century. Bridge, the Pont des camisards Mas Soubeyran, known for its annual Protestant gatherings Rolland, or Rolland Laporte, from his real name Pierre Laporte, born 3 January 1680, died 14 April 1704, was a Camisard chief in the Cévennes, nicknamed «le Général des enfants de Dieu», his birth house is now the Musée du Désert. Communes of the Gard department INSEE Le Musée du Désert website
The Malabar Express is a train service in India, named after the Malabar coast, the south-western coastal region of India from Mangalore Central to Thiruvananthapuram Central. As the name suggests, it connects the two ends of the Malabar region; the train has one of the longest running time between Thiruvananthapuram Central. It Shares its Rake with 16603/04 Maveli Express, 12601/02 Mangalore Central-Chennai Central Superfast Mail and 22637/38 West Coast Super Fast Express. Malabar Express is one of the most popular trains in Kerala; as the route is electrified. It is hauled by WAP 7 of Royapuram shed The train ran between Madras and Mangalore. During that time the name of the train was Madras Mangalore Malabar Express. In 1963 the train route was extended to Cochin Harbour Terminus and this was again extended to Thiruvananthapuram Central; this train runs between Thiruvananthapuram Central. The train no. 16629 starts from Trivandrum at 19:00 hours and reaches Mangalore at 10:10 hours the next day.
In the return direction, train no. 16630 leaves Mangalore at 18:15 hours and reaches Trivandrum at 09:10 hours the next day. It runs via Trunk route Kottayam. Mangalore Central railway station Ullal Manjeshwar Uppala Kumbla Kasaragod Kotikulam Pallikere Kanhangad Nileshwar Trikaripur Payyanur Ezhimala Payangadi Kannapuram Valapattanam Kannur Thalassery Vatakara Koyilandy Kozhikkode Ferok Parappanangadi Tanur Tirur Kuttippuram Shoranur Junction Thrissur Railway Station Irinjalakuda Chalakudy Angamali Aluva Ernakulam Town Piravom Road Kottayam Changanaseri Tiruvalla Chengannur Mavelikara Kayankulam Junction Karunagappally Sasthamkotta Munroturuttu Kollam Junction Paravur Varkala Kadakavur Chirayinkeezhu Murukkampuzha Kazhakuttam Trivandrum Petta Trivandrum Central
My Life as a Turkey is a television episode that premiered in 2011 in the UK on BBC and in the US on PBS. It won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Nature Programming, it was based on the book Illumination in the Flatwoods by Joe Hutto, who co-wrote and hosted the TV program. My Life as a Turkey describes, they imprinted on him. He led them on walks through the Florida woods, he describes how he learned their language and was impressed by their instincts and native intelligence. After about a year, they became independent of him; the film shows footage of turkeys at all these ages, is a re-enactment of the material described in Hutto's book. In relation to the film, Joe Hutto has been profiled in newspapers, with a focus on the program and book; the book was mentioned in The New Yorker. “Their language and their understanding of the ecology shows a remarkable intelligence. But their ability to understand the world goes much further than just communication. I came to realize. I felt a sort of embarrassment when I was in their presence - they were so in the moment - and their experience of that manifested in a kind of joy that I don’t experience and I was envious of that.
I was learning new things about turkeys everyday. But this was not just about how they live their lives - these animals were showing me how to live my life also. We do not have a privileged access to reality. So many of us live either in the future - and betray the moment, and in some sense we forget to live our lives - and the wild turkeys were aways reminding me to live my life. I think as humans we have this peculiar predisposition to be always thinking ahead - living a little bit in the future - anticipating the next minute, the next hour, the next day - and we betray the moment. Wild turkeys don’t do that, they are convinced that everything that they need, all their needs, will be met only in the present moment and in this space. The world is not better half mile through the woods, it’s not better an hour from now, it’s not better tomorrow - that this is as good as it gets. So they reminded me to do better, to not live in this abstraction of the future, which by definition will never exist.
And so we sort of betray our lives in the moment and the wild turkeys reminded me to be present, to be here.” "I learned many things - but maybe the most important was that we are unaware of the overwhelming complexity that exists all around us. And I’ll never see the world in the same way again." Emmy - Outstanding Nature Programming Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival - Best Writing "My Life as a Turkey" on IMDb My Life as a Turkey My Life as a Turkey My Life as a Turkey