75th Anniversary of the Women’s Army Corp (WAC)

Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts proposed a bill in May 1941 with the support of Chief of Staff General George C. Marshall to establish the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corp (WAAC). The bill was passed a year later and the first enlisted auxiliaries arrived for training at Fort Des Moines in July 1942. In July 1943, the Reserves was incorporated into the Regular Army and reestablished as the Women’s Army Corp (WAC). During WWII, about 150,000 women served in the WAAC and WAC.

During the war, Eleanor Roosevelt continued the ceaseless activism that had long marked her as America’s most public First Lady. Mrs. Roosevelt was outspoken in her support for gender equality. She championed women’s entrance into the armed services.

Each member of One Direction is now worth at least £50m
The five members of One Direction – all aged 25 or under – are each worth at least £50million. They have sold ten shares in their company, 1D Media, for £70,131,909

As the baby-faced schoolboys nervously shuffled around the X Factor stage, warbling slightly off-key, few could have predicted they would go on to become global superstars.

But seven years on, and all still aged 25 or under, the five members of One Direction are each worth at least £50 million.

A year after announcing their ‘semi-retirement’, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik have sold 10 shares in their company, 1D Media, for £70,131,909 – the equivalent of £14,026,381 each – according to records filed with Companies House.

None of the group ever needs to work again as they are also still rolling in royalties from two of their other companies, Rollcall Touring and PPM.

In addition, each member has gone on to sign lucrative solo record deals, taking their individual worth to £50 million or more each.

Two of the singers – Styles, 23, and Tomlinson, 25 - are also pursuing successful extracurricular ventures in film and television respectively.

Last night a source who worked closely with One Direction said: ‘Almost from the off the boys were extremely canny when it came to matters of the purse.

‘They received sound financial advice straight away, and none of them have been reckless with their earnings.

‘The plan was always to get to this situation, and have the freedom to pursue what they really wanted. In ten years’ time, they could easily be worth £100 million each. It really is quite incredible.’

Undoubtedly the most successful of all the X Factor roster, One Direction were put together on Simon Cowell’s ITV show in 2010.

Although the quintet only came third in the competition – losing out to that year’s winner, Matt Cardle – over 17 million viewers watched the final and the band were immediately signed by Cowell’s Syco label.

One Directions established themselves as teen favourites. Obsessed fans began self-harming when Malik, 24, quit in March 2015, and helplines were set-up when the group declared they were taking a hiatus last January.

They have won six Brit awards and sold over 20 million records worldwide.

They also managed to conquer the notorious tough US market, becoming pin-ups on both sides of the Atlantic.

In 2015 it was revealed the group had earned £105 million over the course of the year, making them the wealthiest boyband in British history, and last year all five members made the Sunday Times under-30 rich list.

The singers have enjoyed the trappings of fame, including numerous five-star holidays, designer wardrobes and, between them, a fleet of luxury supercars.

But they have also invested their money wisely, with properties both here and in America and, in the case of Styles, artwork worth millions.

Last night their representatives declined to comment.  

Five problems in chthonic physics

1. Consider a perfect sphere, of uniform density d and radius r, which has just been discovered in the deepest vault of a newly-found pyramid in Egypt. If it is exposed to a metaphysical potential V(x) of the type described in the Voynich Manuscript, derive the width of the ghastly chasm that is about to yawn open beneath the vault, and give the most likely half-life of the sanity of any observers.

2. What physical processes lead to the formation of lightning? Assume a day-old corpse is placed in a standard reanimation chamber. Using Cornelius’s animatory decay equation, estimate the size of thunderstorm that will be needed for a 50 percent chance of full revival.

3. Describe the chain of fusion reactions that provide the Sun’s primary energy source. When the planets align, calling the Old Ones from the void, that other set of reactions that Science dare not name will start up in the Sun’s heart. Estimate, from basic physical and mystical principles, the time that an observer located on the Earth would need to observe a change in the Sun’s output from the starting of the Other Reactions, and show that this far exceeds the time required for humanity to succumb to the ghastly malignities of the Old Ones.

4. If an ancient flooded city is submerged in a water-filled well of 50m diameter and 100m depth, show that water pressure will be sufficient to seal shut that city’s haunted temples, given that they demonstrate a typical level of cacodemonaical activity. Assume a team of investigators, heedless of the awful phantasms lurking below, descend to the city in a spherical submarine of radius 3m. If energy transport within the well is primarily by convection, how long after their intervention will it take for the surface of the well to be contaminated by the soul-annihilating stench of evil?

5. Consider a vast, crawling horror beyond the capacity of the healthy human mind to imagine. Is approximating the horror by a uniform cylinder of length x and length r a valid strategy for preserving the desperate shreds of your rational mind for long enough to scrawl a warning message in the tunnel to this accursed place? Assume moderate light levels and approximately one litre of blood for ink.

I feel like this is an appropriate picture. I’m going through some shit right now but I’m really coming out of it.

I’m also realizing that I will be okay. I mean people say that, right? It will be okay. You’ll be okay. Yeah, but once you really feel it, when you really know you’ll be okay, you can look forward. I reached that point this weekend.

So I signed up for the 50m yesterday because I was hoping it would help me or at least make my brain shut up. After crying the first loop; it did.

By the way, sunrise dark, plus roots, plus teary eyes makes not falling even harder.

So in the interest of not being vague, Brian and I have decided to separate and we’re seeing a therapist. We have already had some really productive and healthy dialogue so we’re optimistic. It is difficult right now but I finally realized I will be okay.

Shingeki no Kyojin chapter 92 review (+ theories)

So this is the chapter from April’s Hell, huh? Can I just say as far as it went, it was a better chapter than last month? Not because of my favorite character bias of course but because this chapter makes me think we might stay on Marley’s side a bit longer.

It was a good chapter overall. Packed with a lot of action and a couple of nitpicks worth discussing. The cadets this time were placed in the background while more focus was given on Reiner and Zeke, who have been absent from the manga for nine chapters. I’ve been waiting for so long for them to get focus again, and this time, to bring closure to the war opposing Marley against the Middle Eastern Alliance. 

The lack of focus from the main characters doesn’t really bother me since Isayama is trying to put us in the flesh of the Marlean camp, especially the Eldian minority, where they’re victim of discrimination from all sides. We also learn another mechanism to turn people into titans, one that solved a mystery lying in the manga for ages. How did Zeke transform the people in Ragako and subjugate those puppet titans under his control?

One thing is clear about Marley’s tactics: titans are their strongest assets. They’re using the same tactics used against them for centuries. That makes me wonder if they thought about using something else for warfare should the era of the Titans be definitely over.

Without further waiting, let’s analyze this chapter into several parts.

  1. The cadets
  2. Zeke’s power
  3. Reiner

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shdbcjdbjhbfvhje-deactivated201  asked:

You know how a certain group of fans blames everything wrong with Arrow on Olicity because "too much romance"? Well, someone in the fandom calculated the screentime spent on Olicity in s3 (post about s4 is yet to come). Olicity scenes took up 7% of the total run time (1h 6m out of 16h 50m). Now can you and the rest of the writers stop buying into the bullshit argument that you ruined the show by focusing too much on Olicity? Only 7 freaking %. An hour and 6 minutes. Come on.

Hey, I’ve never subscribed to that argument.  Nor have I helped direct the course of the show based upon what people are saying, so we;’re all good.  :)

Tema Vegetta y TheGrefg

David dice q cual es el problema con que se suba el contenido de moda. Pues, no hay problema! Youtube es un mundo abierto donde puedes subir lo q quieras (cuidando las normas y eso), pero… QUE LO SUBAN UNOS CUANTOS YA.. TE CREO, PERO NO TE CANSAS DE SUBIR SIEMPRE LA MODA DE HOY EN DÍA? DÓNDE ESTÁ TU ESTILO PROPIO? TU SELLO PERSONAL?

Claro está q Vegetta sube solo gameplays y de vez en cuando algún vlog. Su canal se ha mantenido siempre en el mismo estilo, hay de todos los gustos, algunos me gustan más otros menos, pero lo sigo porque es uno de los pocos q se ha mantenido con ese sello único que por algo muchos lo respetan. Sube vídeos todos los días, siempre tiene ideas. Todo el mundo sabe que su nombre tiene peso, que digan “oh ese tal Vegetta” te guste el canal o no, igual su nombre está en boca de todos. Las visitas no importan, tiene d todo (de 50m, 10m, 1M hasta de 100mil cuando empezó el canal), pero entonces… por qué es el 2do Youtuber español con más seguidores y está entre los top 10?.

El otro punto son los comentarios q hace, a veces no comparto lo q dice porque es mejor concentrarse en lo suyo y dejar q los demás hablen y hagan lo q quieran. Pero, por qué callarse y quedar de santo con todos? NO!. Por qué dar nombres, cuando son un montón de YTbers? Al que le caiga el sombrero q se lo ponga. Sabemos q él lleva años en YT, conoce muy bien su trabajo, sabe lo que hace y conoce cada rincón d la plataforma. Lo q diré ahora es a modo GENERAL. Qué pasa cuando YT hace cambios y empiezan los CLICKBAITS A SACO, GENTE Q ENTRA A YT POR DINERO q no está mal, pero si tú llevas años en esto y empezaste cuando YT era totalmente distinto a como es ahora… SE TE HARÁ RARO VER A GENTE Q EMPIECE A SEGUIR LAS MODAS Y Q EL CONTENIDO DE LA GENTE SEA CADA VEZ MÁS MEDIOCRE, POCO ORIGINAL, SIEMPRE LO MISMO? .



Westport House

Westport House the ancestral home of the Marquesses of Sligo has been sold. The house and 415 acres of land where purchased by the well-known local Hughes family of Portwest and The Hughes Group, while Mayo County Council also acquired 40 acres of land from the sale. Ganly Waters oversaw the sale of the 10-bedroom property by Nama, which was on the market for €10m, making it Ireland’s second most expensive country home for sale this year. The new owners of the house and estate will invest €50m in the project and will create 200 jobs for the local area.

Lady Sheelyn Browne daughter of the 11th Marquess of Sligo said in a statement “This is an emotional day for our family, on the one hand, we are handing over custody of our ancestral family home after hundreds of years but we are doing so in the knowledge that the new owners are committed to bringing to fruition the ambitions and dreams of our late and much loved father Jeremy Browne”

Jeremy Browne, 11th Marquess of Sligo introduced a private members’ Bill in Dáil Éireann in 1990 to allow the dissolution of a family trust which would have prevented his five daughters from inheriting Westport House. On his death in 2014 his daughters inherited the family estate of Westport while his cousin Sebastian succeeded him as the 12th Marquess of Sligo.

The original house was built in the 1650s by Colonel John Browne on the foundation of Grace O'Malley’s Castle. He married O'Malley’s great great granddaughter, Maude Burke. The current house dates largely from the 18th century and stands as a two storey block with nine bay front and two bay wings on either side.

anonymous asked:

What do you think about after eating titan shifter, her/his titam from changed. Like just what eren did. But it seems ymir's titan from not change at all (bur it does different in anime). And i wonder why zeke's titan from changed...i thought it was because he ate ymir. But galliard did.

As I have stated multiple times, Zeke’s Titan Form never changed appearance. Isayama himself confirmed that Zeke always had black eyes and that was just him improving his art.

Also, I’ve seen many thoughts about this and most of them were on the fact that Armin’s new Shifter form wouldn’t be different than his mindless Titan and the final appearance of the Shifter depended on the mindless Titan. However, to me, that is incorrect.

From my perspective, each of the nine Titans has a set ability and appearance assigned to it. The Attack Titan is a 15m class with immense stamina and physical strength. The Armored Titan always automatically generates the armor, the Jaws Titan always has something related to biting as well as enhanced agility, and the Colossal Titan is gigantic by default.

If it were really that simple, wouldn’t it be better to just inject every new warrior with a Colossal-type serum (Which, to be logical, should turn them into something like the Wall Titans) and then have them eat whoever holds one of the Nine Titans? That way, Marley can have multiple colossal titans, which would be better than one colossal and a bunch of smaller ones. Now, of course the Colossal Titan does have its major weaknesses, but if the possibility existed of creating multiple Colossal Titans, I think a nation which wages war frequently like Marley would make use of that possibility.

Ymir’s titan did in fact change appearance. The body grew more muscular. The mindless form had no proper proportions (if you’re looking at the anime version) and the head was way too big for it to be a functioning intelligent Titan in battle.

With that said, I believe each Titan, no matter who it is inherited by, will always have a set model of appearance to build up from, not counting the facial features of the human inside. Look at Eren. He went from this 4m class:

To this 15m class:

The same happened with Ymir. All Shifters we’ve seen so far are much more fitter and capable than the standard mindless Titans.

One thing to contradict this would be the prediction of Galliard’s size as a Titan. To me, he seemed like a 13m class at most which is a lot larger than what Ymir’s titan was. Maybe it varies, maybe it doesn’t, but so far, the Wall Titans can’t be more than 50m tall, while the Colossal Titan was 60m. All of the Attack Titans we’ve seen so far (Kruger’s is unconfirmed but we can make the assumptions) are 15m, while Female Shifters have smaller forms by default. Pieck, Annie, Frieda and Ymir all had smaller Titans.

Tl;dr: Each of the Nine Titans possesses a unique ability and a template to model the final appearance of the inheritor. The appearance DOES NOT depend on their appearance that they had as a mindless Titan.