, Oban was known for having the last Interlocking tower at the CNR and CPR level crossing, until it was closed in 1990? That the UK charity Counsel and Care was one of the first advocates of a "death tax" as a method to fund the care of the elderly? Was released in the United States, several parts regarding sex were removed? That Łaski's Statute of 1505 was the first codification of Polish law? That Minthorn Hall (pictured) in Newberg, Oregon, is the oldest building on the campus of George Fox University? That during a storm in the Dolomites, Mo Anthoine probably saved the life of Al Alvarez, who later wrote his biography? That the largest group of Asian residents in Germany are Vietnamese, totalling 83,526 people as of 2004? That the title track of the album Who's That Girl made Madonna the first solo female performer to get six US number-ones in the 1980s?
That cnoidal wave solutions can be used to describe ion acoustic waves in plasma physics? That 21-year-old Isuru Udana of the Wayamba province cricket team was adjudged Man of the Match and Series of the 2009 Inter-Provincial Twenty20 tournament? That Krohn Air was started by a local businessman to continue servicing the route from Molde to Trondheim, Norway, after Scandinavian Airlines terminated its service? That Friston Windmill is the tallest surviving post mill in the United Kingdom? That the quilting show Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel has been on the air for more than 30 years? That the Stone Creek Jamboree holds the world record for the largest potluck, with 882 dishes? That despite a 600-year long tradition of being the back garden of the Zagreb cathedral, the Ribnjak neighborhood in Zagreb, Croatia is a focal point of gang violence in the city? That the Youth Olympic champion in the girls' hammer throw, Alexia Sedykh, is the daughter of two current world record holders in athletics? That Serbia has large but undeveloped reserves of oil shale?
That the Brazilian ironclad Rio de Janeiro struck two mines on 2 September 1866, during the War of the Triple Alliance, and sank instantly with the loss of 53 of her crew? That St Mary's Church, Lead, North Yorkshire (pictured), is known locally as the Ramblers' Church because it was saved in the 1930s by a local group of ramblers? Tod with "I am quite tired of making goody goody books about nice people"? That due to a copy-editing error, The Washington Post inadvertently suggested that Public Enemy 's 1990 song " 911 Is a Joke " referred to the September 11, 2001 attacks? That Antonín Dvoák conducted the first performance of his oratorio Saint Ludmila at the Music Festival in Leeds? That the National Bible Bee has the largest cash prize of any Bible Quiz?
That Happy99 was the first computer virus to spread rapidly by email? That the followers of the Socialist Workers Party in Palestine, the precursor of the Communist Party of Israel, were known as mopsim? That after John Cullen 's National Hockey League career was ended by cancer, he operated a car dealership until Chrysler closed him down? That Corsair pilots of Caleb Bailey 's Marine Aircraft Group 11 would make chocolate ice cream on missions in the Palau campaign during World War II? That only twelve examples survive of the Bosom of Abraham Trinity, a uniquely English subject in late medieval religious art? That Croatian composer Alfi Kabiljo 's plays have been produced over 2,000 times? That a new section.S.
That escaramuza is an equestrienne display of choreographed patterns that was established as the tenth official event of charreada in 1992? That low-lying Chol Kiri District in Cambodia suffers flooding for six months of the year which then contaminates safe water sources? Munuswamy Naidu, senior leader of the Justice Party in Madras Presidency, British India, supported the inclusion of Brahmins in the party? That the liberal Jewish Folksgrupe played an important role in the 1917 Russian Provisional Government, but only obtained around 1 of the Jewish votes the same year? That Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Steve Woodard received a no-decision when a 2000 game against the Cincinnati Reds was called due to rain, making it the first Opening Day tie game since 1965?
That Canadian women's ice hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser, the highest scoring female Olympic hockey player, is credited with 14 goals and 20 assists? That the Ashtamudi Lake is the second largest and deepest wetland ecosystem in Kerala, India? Ninian's Church, Tynet looks like a barn because it had to be hidden from Protestants? That former professional footballer Don Rossiter served as mayor of Rochester, Kent, during the 1980s? That last year, Perfume was the first technopop group since Yellow Magic Orchestra to have a number-one album in Japan? That David Drake wrote his first novel, The Dragon Lord, after another author declined to develop the plot Drake had written? That the Plebiscite Front became the principal opposition to the state government of Jammu and Kashmir in the 1960s before merging into the National Conference in 1975? That Triple-A fill-in umpire Scott Barry ejected three Major League Baseball All-Stars within one week in August, 2010? That Haruka Tomatsu, who provides two pieces of theme music for the episodes of the Kannagi anime, is also the seiy of one of the series' titular characters, Nagi? That Germany helped India establish the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and their bilateral trade is expected to reach 30 billion by 2010?
That 1520 Sedgwick Avenue (pictured) in The Bronx has been recognized as the "birthplace of hip hop"? That the Scoresby Sund (pictured) is the world's largest fjord system? That LeFleur's Bluff State Park is named for a French Canadian trader who established a trading post in what is now Jackson, Mississippi? Air Force B-52s flew non-stop around the world (route pictured), was made to show that "the United States had the ability to drop a hydrogen bomb anywhere in the world"? That on Swedish runestone Sö Fv1948;295, the R rune is represented by the shape of the tongue of a serpent? James Mourilyan Tanner developed a scale to measure sexual maturation, based on size of the genitals and the quantity of pubic hair?
That Kensington (Olympia) station lies on part of the grounds of Lee and Kennedy, the prominent nurserymen in Hammersmith, London, who introduced the Chilean fuchsia, Fuchsia magellanica, to English gardens in 1788? Tonight, make it vegetarian "? That the adeos II satellite (artist's drawing pictured), which cost 70 billion yen (US570 million) to develop, failed 10 months into the mission after the solar panel malfunctioned? That although Iván DeJesús,. That the Amrita Club is one of only two brick Colonial Revival buildings in Poughkeepsie, New York? Supreme Court held Title I of the National Industrial Recovery Act unconstitutional on May 27, 1935, in Schechter Poultry Corp. That the Itá, Machadinho and Barra Grande Hydroelectric Power Plants can together generate 127 of the energy demand in Brazil 's state of Santa Catarina? 2, originally written for piano, was orchestrated in the ballet Les Sylphides? That Iraqi television presenter Riad al-Saray was assassinated the same day that Reporters Without Borders announced the Iraq War had killed more journalists than any since the Second World War?
That seven carpenters were required to build the. 1" on the roll of the newly established Royal Australian Air Force? That the recently described dwarf black stingray looks like, but is less than a third as wide as, the black stingray? That the website Techmeme, created by Gabe Rivera, searches for the most popular technology -related news on the Internet and orders them based on an algorithm that determines popularity? That since 2006, Irish TV programme One to One 's interviewees have included a former head of UN Monitoring and a US Supreme Court judge? That Bach 's cantata for the 15th Sunday after Trinity 1723, Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 138, was criticized by Philipp Spitta and Albert Schweitzer?
That a fire in Saravana Stores, Chennai, in 2008 burnt out most of the building and killed two people? That Holocaust deniers have contacted former SS - Rottenführer Oskar Gröning to convince him that the things he witnessed at Auschwitz were hallucinations on his part? That the first public Swedish orienteering competition, held in 1901, had two churches, Spånga and Bromma kyrka (pictured) as control points? That with her thriller Nattdykk (1983 Kim Småge was the first of "a new female wave in Norwegian crime fiction "? That no federal law ever banned stem cell research in the United States, but under Congress 's power to spend, only placed restrictions on funding and use? That before he became Chief Scout of South Africa, Nkwenkwe Nkomo was an anti-apartheid activist who was imprisoned on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela? That in the Battle of Kalavrye, Alexios Komnenos rallied his scattered army, counterattacked, and drew the numerically superior enemy army into a successful ambush? That interior designer Michael.
That although the official government death toll of the 1997 Ardabil earthquake was given as 965 deaths, rescue workers at the scene claimed it was as much as three times higher? That American photographer Amelia Van Buren was the subject of one of Thomas Eakins ' most famous paintings (pictured)? Team Koscheck, has the second-most guillotine choke victories in the world according to m? That Tropical Storm Arlene of the 1959 Atlantic hurricane season was the earliest storm to ever make landfall in Louisiana? That Las fuerzas extrañas, Lugones' least successful work at the time, is now considered to be key in the development of the science fiction and fantasy genres in Argentina? The San Esteban Chuckwalla can exceed two feet (61 cm) in length, making it the largest member of its genus, and a textbook example of insular gigantism? Chandramogan, an entrepreneur from Sivakasi, is the head of Hatsun Agro Product Ltd, the largest private dairy in India? That Olympic distance runner Matt Centrowitz was the number one high school mile runner in America in 1973?
That the existence of a Stroke Belt in the southeastern United States was recognized as early as 1962, but the causes of high stroke incidence in this region have not been determined? 06:00, 22 September 2010 (UTC). Ambassador to Gabon stated, "Oil men tend to divide government people as either 'for them' or 'against them? That the westerlies steer warm water currents, such as the Gulf Stream, from west to east across the oceans of Earth? That Future Primitive and Other Essays by anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan is regarded as an underground classic by anarchists and technophobes alike?