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Bradshaw Trail

The Bradshaw Trail, nicknamed the Gold Road at one time, is a historic trail which used to be a stagecoach route in Southern California. This road used to connect San Bernardino, California to gold fields in La Paz, Arizona, known today as Ehrenb ...

                                               

Oregon Trail

People traveled on the Oregon Trail in wagons in order to settle new parts of the United States of America during the 19th century. The Oregon Trail started in Missouri near the area where Kansas City, Missouri is today and ended in the Willamett ...

                                               

Pembrokeshire Coast Path

Pembrokeshire Coast Path is a National Trail in Pembrokeshire in the Wales, in the United Kingdom. It is a footpath that anyone can walk anytime for free. It was made a footpath in 1970. It is 186 miles long. The highest place on the path is Pen ...

                                               

Wales Coast Path

The Wales Coast Path is a long-distance footpath which follows the whole coastline of Wales. It opened on 5 May 2012. It is 870-mile long, from Chepstow in the south to Queensferry in the north. Wales is the first country in the world to build a ...

                                               

BDSM

BDSM is an initialism for bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism. It means some kinds of sex play, sometimes these are called kink or fetish. They all have to do with trying to get sexual pleasure out of things that are of ...

                                               

Chastity belt

A chastity belt is a device locked around the wearers genitals to prevent sexual intercourse. Chastity belts for women were introduced into Europe from Italy, and saw some limited degree of use during the Renaissance period. They were not used un ...

                                               

Masochism

Masochism is a medical condition. People who suffer from it can get pleasure from being hurt or humiliated by others. Often, the pleasure is sexual. When a person gets pleasure from being the one who causes hurt or humiliation, their condition is ...

                                               

Tamakeri

Tamakeri or ballbusting is one of many more specific sexual fetishes in the BDSM community. Somebody with this fetish enjoys either hitting a man in the testicles, or being hit in the testicles. The genre is also referred to as ballbusting. Tamak ...

                                               

Tickling game

Tickling games are interpersonal or social activities involving the tickling of one person by another. Some people find tickling to not only be a pleasurable experience, but also an erotic one. They may be sexually excited by being tickled or by ...

                                               

Planning

Planning is the way most organizations work to do big projects. It is thinking about what needs to happen, and then making a detailed plan. All humans plan to some extent: it is a fundamental property of intelligent behaviour. In big organisation ...

                                               

Finger Plan

The Finger Plan is an urban plan from 1947 which provides a strategy for the development of the Copenhagen metropolitan area in Denmark. According to the plan, all future development of Copenhagen would be along five fingers. These grouped busine ...

                                               

Gantt chart

A Gantt chart is a type of bar chart. It is a tool of project management invented by the engineer Henry L. Gantt in the 1910s. The chart illustrates a project schedule. Gantt charts show the start and finish dates of the elements of a project. Ga ...

                                               

Gradualism

Gradualism is a process of change by gradual, slow stages. In politics, it is the opposite of revolutions and rapid change. "Gradualism is. sometimes associated with social democracy". In geology it is in tune with uniformitarianism, and against ...

                                               

Scenario

In context with theatre and movies a scenario is a description of an event or series of actions and events. In the Commedia dellarte it was an outline of entrances, exits, and action describing the story of a play that was literally pinned to the ...

                                               

Lombes Mill

Lombes Mill was the first successful silk throwing mill in England. It was built in an island on the River Derwent in Derby. John Lombe visited Piedmont in 1717 and studied details of the Italian silk throwing machines- the filatoio, and the torc ...

                                               

Sawmill

Sawmills today work like sawmills from hundreds of years ago; a log enters on one end, and pieces of wood of a specific shape and size exit from the other end. Trimming squares the ends at typical lumber lengths. Depending upon the species and qu ...

                                               

Warehouse

A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods. Warehouses are used by manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. They are usually large plain buildings in industrial areas of cities and towns ...

                                               

English Electric

English Electric was a British industrial manufacturer. Founded in 1918, it initially specialised in industrial electric motors and transformers. Its activities would expand to include railway locomotives and traction equipment, steam turbines, c ...

                                               

Metro Cammell

The Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company was a manufacturer of railway carriages and wagons. They were based in Saltley - and later Washwood Heath - in Birmingham, England. They are best known for making most of the trains on the Londo ...

                                               

Metropolitan-Vickers

Metropolitan-Vickers, Metrovick, or Metrovicks, was a British heavy electrical engineering company of the early-to-mid 20th century formerly known as British Westinghouse. Highly diversified, they were particularly well known for their industrial ...

                                               

Vulcan Foundry

The Vulcan Foundry was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire. It opened in 1832 as Charles Tayleur and Company to produce girders for bridges, switches, crossings and other ironwork after the opening of the Liverpool ...

                                               

Woodworking

When one is doing woodworking, be careful of being hurt. Remember to wear safety goggles or a facemask like safety goggles. but to protect ones face. Do not wear long clothing, because it can get stuck in a tool.

                                               

Cabinet making

Cabinet making, also spelled cabinetmaking or "cabinet-making" with a hyphen, is the use of fine woodworking skills to make cabinets and furniture. Cabinetmakers learn to use the tools of the cabinet making trade.

                                               

French polish

French polishing is a way of giving a high standard of finish to wood. The careful and skilled multiple-layering of shellac polish on properly prepared wood when completed results in a lusterous, perfectly flat shine of an exceedingly high standa ...

                                               

Joiner

For "joinery" in North American sense see: Woodworking joints A joiner is a person who makes woodwork that is used for buildings. That includes things that are called "Finish carpentry" and "millwork" in the United States. Joiners make and instal ...

                                               

Treehouse

Treehouses are platforms or buildings built into a tree. They are constructed around, next to, or in mature trees. They are usually above ground level. Tree houses can be used for recreation, work space or as an observation deck. A tree house can ...

                                               

Wood carving

Wood carving is a form of working wood by means of a cutting tool. A chisel or knife are usual tools: the chisel can be tapped with a wooden mallet. The result is a wooden figure, or the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object. A wood carving ...

                                               

Woodworking joints

Joinery often refers to the part of woodworking that involves the joining together of parts of wood. Traditional wood joinery techniques use the distinctive material properties of wood, often without mechanical fasteners. There are different type ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage is a term for a relationship in which two people of the same sex live together as a family in a governmentally, socially, or religiously recognized marriage. It is sometimes called marriage equality, especially by supporters.

                                               

California Proposition 8

Proposition 8 is an initiative passed in California on November 4, 2008 that banned same-sex marriage. The measure passed by 52% to 48%. It changed Californias Constitution by adding a section that says, "Only marriage between a man and a woman i ...

                                               

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

The Marriage Act 2013 is an Act passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It legalises same-sex marriage in England and Wales. After the 2010 General Election, in September 2011, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Equalities ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom

Same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom became legal on 29 March 2014 due to the Marriage act of 2013. This act allows same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales. Scotland introduced same-sex marriage on 16 December 2014 for partners converti ...

                                               

Same-sex marriage in the United States

Same-sex marriage is recognized in all of the United States. As of May 2014, same-sex marriage was legal in 19 states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey ...

                                               

United States v. Windsor

United States v. Windsor was a court case heard by the United States Supreme Court. The courts decision was historically important for marriage law in the U.S. It was also important for LGBT rights. The court decided that defining "marriage" as a ...

                                               

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen. It was her first novel, and was published in 1811. The novel is mostly about two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, and their life and loves. The story takes place in southern England in the 17 ...

                                               

Music of Colombia

The music of Colombia is an expression of the Colombian culture and has many music types. Modern Colombian culture is a mixture of African, native and European music, as well as more modern American and Caribbean musical forms, such as Trinidadia ...

                                               

Indian music

There are lots of different varieties of Indian music. Most of the different types of music are similar to Western music types. Pop, classical, and folk are all included. India’s classical music has a history originating hundreds of years back an ...

                                               

1910 in music

June 25 - Igor Stravinskys ballet, The Firebird, is premiered in Paris October - Pietro Mascagni and Giacomo Puccini make up after their 1905 quarrel. March 19 - Bela Bartoks String Quartet No. 1 is premiered in Budapest Mary Garden begins her 20 ...

                                               

20th-century classical music

20th-century classical music is classical music written during the last century. During earlier periods of music history composers from different countries wrote in styles which were often quite similar. For example, composers in the Classical mu ...

                                               

Album

An album is a collection of sound recordings. It is usually made by a musician, and is sold in stores to people. Albums today mainly come in the form of compact discs, although many artists also release their albums on vinyl records.

                                               

List of Albums by Rise

"Target" "Try" "Sugar Dream" "Gone With News" "Ive Got Some Work" "From the Fight" "Let Me Be Myself" "Greek and Turkish" "Beating Myself With Weapons" "The Blast Off to Pandora" "Keep It Upon My Sins"

                                               

List of best-selling albums worldwide

This is a list of the worlds best-selling albums. The criteria are that the figure must have been published by a reliable source and the album must have sold at least 20 million copies worldwide. Most albums have different estimates of sales. In ...

                                               

Fallen (Evanescence album)

Fallen is the debut album by the American rock band Evanescence. It was released on March 4, 2003 by Wind-up and Epic Records. After releasing some EPs and a demo CD, the group signed to Wind-up in January 2001. Writing songs for Fallen started n ...

                                               

Academy Award for Best Original Song

The Academy Award for Best Original Song is one of the awards given every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It is given to the songwriters who write the best original song specifically for a movie. Only songs that are "orig ...

                                               

ARIA Hall of Fame

Seven artists have been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame under more than one role: Gary Young as a member of Daddy Cool in 2006, as a member of Jo Zep & The Falcons in 2007. Harry Vanda and George Young of Vanda & Young as songwriters and prod ...

                                               

Australian Music Prize

The Australian Music Prize is a yearly award for an Australian band or solo artist. It is.000. The AMP was formed in 2005. The albums are judged on creative merit, not sales or popularity. The list of nominees is given in February. The winner is ...

                                               

Blues Music Award

The Blues Music Awards are presented by the Blues Foundation, an organization to promote the blues music. The Blues Foundation started the awards in 1980 under the name W. C. Handy Awards. In 2006 they were renamed Blues Music Awards. The Blues M ...

                                               

Choice Music Prize

The Choice Music Prize is a yearly music prize awarded to the best album from Ireland. It has been sponsored by Meteor since 2011. It was formed by journalist Jim Carroll and manager Dave Reid in 2005. The ceremony to announce the winner takes pl ...

                                               

Golden Melody Awards

The Golden Melody Awards or sometimes shorted to just Golden Melody are music awards annually presented in Taiwan. The Awards began in 1990.

                                               

Juno Award

The Juno Awards are awards given to Canadian musical artists and bands, similar to the United States Grammy Awards. The Juno awards were first presented in 1970.