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Zadok

Zadok was a Kohen, biblically recorded to be a descendant from Eleazar the son of Aaron. He was the High Priest of Israel during the reigns of Solomon, he aided King David during the revolt of his son Absalom, was subsequently instrumental in bringing Solomon to the throne and officiated at Solomon's coronation. After Solomon's building of the First Temple in Jerusalem, Zadok was the first High Priest to serve there; the prophet Ezekiel extols in the book attributed to him the sons of Zadok as staunch opponents of paganism during the era of pagan worship and indicates their birthright to unique duties and privileges in the future temple. The Tanakh states that Zadok was a patrilineal descendant of Eleazar the son of Aaron the high priest; the lineage of Zadok is presented in the genealogy of Ezra as being of ninth generation of direct patrilineal descent from Phineas the son of Eleazar. Zadok, The son of Ahitub, son of Amaryah, son of Azaryah, son of Mirayoth, son of Zerachyah, son of Uzzi, son of Bukki, son of Avishua, son of Phineas In chronological order, Zadok is first mentioned as coming to support David at Hebron.

During the rebellion of Absalom, Zadok is mentioned, as he and the Levites wished to accompany the fleeing David and bring along the Ark of the Covenant, but the king instructed Zadok to remain at Jerusalem, where he and Abiathar could do him better service, so that it happened that Ahimaaz, the son of Zadok, along with Jonathan, the son of Abiathar, brought the fleeing king a life saving message. In all these passages Zadok is mentioned in precedence to Abiathar. Zadok was chief officer over the Aaronites; the term high priest is not used in the Hebrew scriptures from the time of Joshua until the reign of Joash. Both Zadok and Ahimelech were functioning in tandem as priests at the time of David's hasty exit from Jerusalem; when David first set up his cabinet and Ahimelech, the son of Abiathar, were named as priests. After the Absalom rebellion, David rearranged his cabinet and replaced Ahimelech with his father Abiathar as the second priest to Zadok; this was due to Abiathar's support during the Absalom rebellion.

Why Ahimelech was removed as the second priest is not told. Subsequently, when Adonijah endeavored to secure the throne, Abiathar sided with him, leading king Solomon to expel him from Jerusalem and reinforce the sole chief-priesthood of Zadok, along with Nathan the Prophet, supported King Solomon's accession to throne. According to 1 Kings 1:39, Zadok officiated at the anointing ceremony of Solomon as king; the Bible records how before his death, Aaron was accompanied by his brother Moses and his son Eleazar. Upon entry to the cave where he was to die, Aaron saw his brother Moses dress his elder son Eleazar with the clothes of the high priesthood, as initiation to high priesthood. Jewish commentaries on the Bible say that this initiation ceremony served as the catalyst for the stipulation that all future candidates of high priesthood be patrilineal descendants of Eleazar the elder son of Aaron and not Ithamar, the younger son; the Bible relates how, at the time Phineas son of Eleazar appeased God's anger, he merited the divine blessing of God: Phineas the son of Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest...

Behold I give to him my covenant of peace, will be his, his progeny after him, covenant of everlasting priesthood in turn of his zealousness for his God, he atoned for the sons of Israel In addition, the Bible records: And you Moses bring forward your brother Aaron, his sons, from among the children of Israel to serve as priests to Me – Aaron and Abihu, Ithamar, the sons of Aaron... The Dead Sea Scrolls portray a central role for "the sons of Zadok the Priest" within the community. While the phrase "To be as one in following the Law and wealth and reconciling the mouth of the sons of Tzadok the keepers of the covenant" from the Community Rule document suggest that the leaders of the community were descendants of Zadok. Rabbinical commentators explain that the continuity of high priesthood is put forth to the descendants of Phineas from this noted verse. According to some rabbinical commentators Phineas sinned due to his not availing his servitude of Torah instruction to the masses at the time leading up to the Battle of Gibeah.

In addition, he failed to address the needs of relieving Jephthah of his vow. As consequence, the high priesthood was taken from him and given to the offspring of Ithamar Eli and his sons. Upon the sin of Eli's sons and Phinehas, it was prophesied that the high priesthood would be returned to the sons of Eleazar: And I will raise up myself a reliable priest who acts with my heart, with my soul he will do, I will build him a reliable household, he will go before my Anointed for all of days A number of scholars indicate that Zadok was the subject of the prophecy to Eli when Zadok, said to be of the progeny of Eleazar, was appointed as high priest. Zadok, as a patrilineal descendant of Phinehas assumed the high priesthood, his sons were Ahimaaz and Azariah followed by his descendants who held the high priesthood up to the destruction of the First Temple and, following the building of the second temple, resumed the high priesthood, as per Joshua the High Priest being of Sons

Space Shuttle (roller coaster)

The Space Shuttle is a steel roller coaster situated at Enchanted Kingdom in Santa Rosa, Laguna in the Philippines. Space Shuttle Max is a Vekoma Boomerang coaster, it has a single train with seven cars, with 2 seats per row. The train is capable of carrying a maximum of 28 passengers, it is inspired by sci-fi the NASA space program of the 60's. This 11-story roller coaster inverts riders six times - three times forward and three times backward; this is the first coaster ride of its kind in the country. Lift hill Cobra roll Loop The ride begins when the train is pulled backwards from the station and up a 116.5 ft lift spike, before being released. After being released, the train passes through the station, enters a Cobra roll element travels through a vertical loop. Upon exiting the loop, the train runs up a second spike, angled so that the two spikes meet at the top in a "V"-like formation. Once the train runs out of momentum, it is lifted to the top of the second spike via chain lift, is held for several seconds before being released.

In December 2007, Space Shuttle had an incident when the train stalled on the Cobra Roll element of the ride. There were 25 riders during the incident which were students from Batangas on an educational tour. There were no serious injuries among the students. After that, Space Shuttle was temporarily suspended for technical renovation. Since the ride re-opened to the public and renamed as Space Shuttle Max sponsored by Pepsi-Cola Philippines. Official Site of Enchanted Kingdom

David Wykes

David Wykes was an English footballer who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Football League, making his debut in its inaugural season in 1888-1889. Born in Walsall on 15 September 1867, he played for Bloxwich Strollers Wednesbury Town and his home club Walsall Swifts before signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 1888. David Wykes, playing as one of the two wingers made his League debut on 15 September 1888, at Dudley Road, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers; the visitors were Preston North End and the home team were defeated 4–0. At the time he was 21 years old, he was supplanted by Harry Wood as youngest Wolves player on 6 October 1888. He scored his first League goal on 29 September 1888 at Dudley Road when the visitors were Blackburn Rovers. Wykes scored the second of Wolverhampton Wanderers two goals as the match was drawn 2–2. Wykes appeared in 18 of the 22 League matches played by Wolverhampton Wanderers during the 1888–89 season and scored four goals, he played in the 1889 FA Cup Final as Wolverhampton Wanderers lost to Preston North End 3–0.

Wykes was on the winning side in 1893. David Wykes played a total of 179 matches for Wolves, he died in a Wolverhampton hospital of typhoid fever and pneumonia on 7 October 1895, aged 28, the day after playing against Stoke on 5 October 1895. His son David died in a motorcycle accident in Walsall. Picture of David Wykes and Wolverhampton 1893 team

Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment Initiative

The Indigenous Peoples' Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative is an international indigenous research initiative arising out of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, where it was noted: ".. Cultures that support TK around the world are living in marginal ecosystems, such as the Arctic, mountains and small islands.... Often the sources of key ecosystem services.... Most vulnerable to climate change" At the Seventh Session of the Permanent Forum, held from 21 April to 2 May 2008, it was recommended that: "..the United Nations UniversityInstitute of Advanced Studies, university research centres and relevant United Nations agencies conduct further studies on the impacts of climate change and climate change responses on indigenous peoples who are living in fragile ecosystems". From this recommendation, a formal Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment Initiative was formed between the United Nations University's Institute of Advanced Studies and a number of non-United Nations partners.

On the 20–24 April 2009, members of the Indigenous Peoples' Biocultural Climate Change Assessment Initiative assisted a Global Summit of Indigenous Peoples held in Anchorage to discuss Climate Change "The purpose of the Summit was to enable indigenous peoples from all regions of the globe to exchange their knowledge and experience in adapting to the impacts of climate change, to develop key messages and recommendations to be articulated to the world at the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009" The United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies provided significant and substantive assistance preparing background papers for this Summit, with the logistics of this Summit, plus with rapporteuring for this Summit, one of the outcomes of, an'Anchorage Declaration' of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change The authors of "Indigenous framework for observing and responding to climate change in Alaska", an article appearing in the March 2013 issue of Climatic Change, argue that there needs to be a five-pronged approach to increasing the participation of indigenous peoples in creating climate-change remedies.

Employ communities in the formulation of solutions to climate change. Foster an environment where multiple ways of understanding, both western and indigenous, can be accepted and celebrated. Provide direct assistance on the community-level for those seeking out concrete ways to protect themselves from climate-change related issues. Encourage teamwork for devising solutions for climate change that satisfy both western and indigenous points of view. Strengthen communication networks of tribes and other anti-climate-change actors so that collaboration can provide more specific fixes to climate change. IUCN "Indigenous and Traditional Peoples and Climate Change: Summary Version" On-Line PaperAccessed 5 December 2009 Dounias, Edmond "The sentinel key role of indigenous peoples in the assessment of climate change effects on tropical forests" Climate Change: Global Risks and Decisions, On-line paper Accessed 6 December 2009 Mclean, Kirsty Galloway McLean Advance Guard: Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Indigenous Peoples - a compendium of case studies, United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies Traditional Knowledge Initiative Accessed 6 December 2009 NCCARF and UoM Indigenous Dimensions of Climate Change, Information Website.

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues United Nations University Global warming Effects of global warming Indigenous peoples Traditional Ecological Knowledge Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment Initiative WebsiteAccessed 5 December 2009 United Nations University Traditional Knowledge Initiative's "Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Assessment" WebsiteAccessed 5 December 2009 United Nations University's'Our World 2' Indigenous voices on climate change filmsAccessed 5 December 2009

Government Nizamia General Hospital

Government Nizamia General Hospital popularly known as Government Unani Hospital is a public hospital located in Hyderabad, India. It is a hospital for Unani medicine, it was established during the reign of Nizams. It is located near the historic Charminar. Nizamia General Hospital was built in 1345 Hijri, gregorian 1926 by the last Nizam of Hyderabad - HEH Mir Osman Ali Khan; the departments at the hospital include Gynaecology, Dentistry and Pathology. It provides Unani medicine services in Bell's palsy, functional neurological disorders, viral Hepatitis renal calculi, pyelonephritis, diabetic ulcers, bronchial asthma, haemorrhoid, Fistula-in-ano, chronic non-specific ulcers, skin diseases, sexual problems and diseases belongs to genealogical disorders. A medical college, Government Nizamia Tibbi College is located on the campus. Government Nizamia Tibbi College Healthcare in India List of hospitals in India Media related to Nizamia Unani General Hospital at Wikimedia Commons

Cristina Fontes Lima

Maria Cristina Lopes Almeida Fontes Lima is a Cape Verdean lawyer and politician who served as Minister of Justice from 2001–2006, Minister of Defence from 2006–2011 and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health from 2011–2016. Fontes Lima was born in 1958. In 1981 she earned a Law Degree from the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Clássica de Lisboa. In 1996, she attained a Master of Public Administration from Southern Illinois University. Fontes Lima is a member of the African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde, she was appointed to cabinet by Prime Minister José Maria Neves on 13 January 2001 as Minister of Justice. She served in this role until 8 March 2006, when she was appointed Minister of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Minister of Reform of the State and Minister of Defence. In 2011, Fontes Lima was appointed Minister of Deputy Prime Minister; as Health Minister, she oversaw the nation's responses to the Ebola epidemic in neighbouring countries and the Zika epidemic that affected more than 7000 people in Cape Verde.

In February 2014, she led the signing of a national health compact. In December 2014, when Neves decided not to run for a fourth term, Fontes Lima was a candidate for the party's leadership, she came third with 8.5% of the vote to Janira Hopffer Almada and parliamentary leader Felisberto Alves Vieira. She left the executive after party's defeat at the 2016 election. In September 2016, Fontes Lima was a candidate for the city council of Praia, but was defeated by Movement for Democracy candidate Oscar Santos who had replaced Ulisses Correia e Silva when he left to run for the country's leadership. Fontes Lima speaking at the 67th WHO World Health Assembly 19 May 2013