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https://en.wikipedia.../Heavers_Meadow

Heavers Meadow is a meadow located in South Norwood and Selhurst in the London Borough of Croydon. South Norwood Recreation Ground is on the other side of the road. The meadow covers an area of 834 acres (3.34 hectares). With meadows there are not usually many facilities. Heavers is no exception; the only facility stated on the council's website is a footpath through a flood meadow.

However the meadow is good for commuters from Tennison Road and the surrounding area who are going to Victoria as Selhurst railway station is on the other side of the meadow. There is no gate on the Tennison Road side so it is never closed at night. The path through the meadow is very popular to cyclists.

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Landrada of Austrasia (died ca. 690) was an abbess who is venerated as a Catholic saint. She is credited with the foundation of Munsterbilzen Abbey (Belgium),[1] where, in 2006, 10 massive oak trunk graves were discovered, one of which is believed to have been hers. She died in Munsterbilzen about A.D. 690.[2]

Do you suspect that some of these names have been made up? :mellow:

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The United States Courthouse, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is the headquarters for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. It is part of the Civic Center Historic District that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

Or if that isn't exciting enough, another obscure sports, well, "star" would be pushing it.

Derick Armstrong (born April 2, 1979) is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos and the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exotic_particle

An exotic particle is a kind of theoretical particle said to exist by some areas of modern physics, and whose alleged properties are extremely unusual.

The best-known example is probably the tachyon, a theoretical particle that always travels faster than light.

Another example of this is supersymmetry. A theoretical set of super heavy versions of known particles (this is also one of the proposed candidates for dark matter)

Exotic particles are frequently featured in science fiction, either those with real-world academic backing, or entirely fictional.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_New_York_Jets_season

The 1986 New York Jets season was the 27th season for the team and the 17th in the National Football League. It began with the team trying to improve upon its 11–5 record from 1985 and return to the playoffs under head coach Joe Walton. The Jets finished the season with a record of 10–6, qualifying for the top Wild Card spot in the playoffs despite losing their last five games of the season. They defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in the Wild Card round, but lost to the Cleveland Browns in the divisional round. The loss to the Browns is infamous in Jets history. Leading 20–10 in the 4th quarter, the Jets collapsed when Mark Gastineauhammered Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar seconds after he released a pass; Gastineau was flagged for roughing the passer and the Browns rallied to force overtime and win early in the game's second overtime.

The Week 3 game against Miami was memorable as Ken O'Brien and Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino fought a wild shootout that culminated in the Jets winning 51–45 in overtime. Marino threw for 448 yards and six TD passes while O'Brien accumulated 479 yards, four touchdowns, and one interception for what would statistically be the best game of his career.

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Yuma Catholic High School (YCHS) in Yuma, Arizona is a private Catholic high school that provides a college preparatory education. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson.

The only thing that seems at all worthy of note about them is an interminable list of football results.

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Though it is pleasing to see that they beat Arizona Lutheran every time they met. ha! So much for the Reformation!

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_albums_of_the_1970s_in_the_United_Kingdom

The UK Albums Chart is a weekly record chart based on album sales from Sunday to Saturday in the United Kingdom. Albums are defined by the Official Charts Company (OCC) as being a type of music release that features more than four tracks and lasts longer than 25 minutes.[1] During the 1970s, sales of albums in the United Kingdom were compiled on behalf of the British music industry by the British Market Research Bureau (BMRB).[2] Panel sales from approximately 250 (later expanded to 450) representative record stores across the UK were collected each week, and a multiplier figure would then be applied to these panel sales figures to obtain an estimate of the total sales across the country and to compile the weekly chart. Each week's number one was first revealed at 12.45 pm on Thursdays on the lunchtime show on BBC Radio 1, and then moved to 6:05 pm (later 6:30 pm) on Wednesday evenings during the Peter Powell and Bruno Brookes shows.

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Faddey Vasilievich Sievers (1853–1915) was a member of the Sievers family who served as a general in the Russian army duringWorld War I at the Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes.

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c. 1914

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Yuma Catholic High School (YCHS) in Yuma, Arizona is a private Catholic high school that provides a college preparatory education. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson.

The only thing that seems at all worthy of note about them is an interminable list of football results.

Yuma... and I only thought of it as destination, for train's that departed at 1510

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kainar#/random

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Two women in a bobsleigh. Wasn't that a straight-to-video video?

Anyway, Airlie (a.k.a. "Belvidere" or "Old Buckner Place") is an history house in Natchez, Mississippi.

Location[edit]

It is located at number 9 on Elm Street in Natchez, Mississippi.

History[edit]

The house was built for Stephen Minor (1760-1815), a prominent plantation owner, in 1793. It was rebuilt in 1800 and was added to several times.[2]

It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1982. The listing included two contributing buildings and one contributing structure.[1][2]

which sounds exciting.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airlie_(Natchez)

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Stuart Leslie is a Belizean public servant and ambassador. He served as Belize's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2000 to 2005. He served as Belize's Chief Elections Officer from September 2005 to December 2006. In January 2006 he took up a new appointment as the Ambassador of Trade in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Leslie

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Alexandrina Council is a local government area in the Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island region of South Australia.[2] The Alexandrina Council was formed in 1997 by the amalgamation of the former District Council of Strathalbyn, the District Council of Port Elliot and Goolwa, and a portion of the District Council of Willunga.[3] For this reason, the district is split into five wards, which represent smaller subdivisions of the district.

A number of crops including cereals, as well as Lucerne are planted in the district Langhorne Creek and Currency Creek are well known for its viticulture, producing high quality Sauvignon blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz and Chardonnay.[5] In the Kuitpo region, forestry is prominent, with large tracts of pine present.[6]:clap:

The most common responses for religious affiliation for persons usually resident were: No Religion 28.4%, Anglican 15.6%, Uniting Church 14.1%, Catholic 10.4% and Lutheran 4.7%.[9]:angry:

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Oleylamine is the organic compound with the formula C18H35NH2. It is an unsaturated fatty amine related to the fatty acid oleic acid. Although the pure compound is a colorless oil, typical commercial samples are yellowish and contain a few percent other fatty amines.[2]

Let's hear it for fatty animes! :clap:

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dixie_Carter_(wrestling)

Dixie Carter-Salinas[1] (born October 6, 1964),[2] known professionally as Dixie Carter, is an American promoter and businesswoman, who is the president of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).[3]

. :blush:

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Will it be a sports "celebrity" no one's ever heard of? :woot:

Well, actually this is perhaps mildly interesting;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doron_(disambiguation)

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