State

Kinzua Bridge

The Kinzua Bridge or the Kinzua Viaduct was a railroad trestle that spanned Kinzua Creek in McKean County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The bridge was 301 feet (92 m) tall and 2,052 feet (625 m) long. Most of its structure collapsed during a tornado in July 2003. Billed as the “Eighth Wonder of …

Kinzua Bridge Read More »

John Cederquist

John Carl Cederquist is an American sculptor in wood and builder of studio furniture who was born in Altadena, California. He graduated from Long Beach State College with a BA in 1969 and an MA in 1971.

Washington Monument State Park

Washington Monument State Park is a public recreation area located approximately one mile (1.6 km) southeast of Boonsboro, Maryland. The park preserves the Washington Monument, a tower honoring George Washington. The monument sits along the Appalachian Trail. The park is managed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Eagle Peak (Alaska)

Eagle Peak is a mountain in the U.S. state of Alaska, located in Chugach State Park in Anchorage Municipality. Elevation 6,955 ft (2,120 m) Coordinates 61°10′01″N 149°16′01″W The peak is named after the Eagle River. The peak is visible from Anchorage on clear days.

Donji Kukuruzari

Donji Kukuruzari is a settlement and municipality in the Croatian county of Sisak-Moslavina. Donji Kukuruzari is an undeveloped municipality that the Government of Croatia has categorized as a First Category Area of Special State Concern. Coordinates: 45.264602°N 16.483845°E

Brian Kelly (American football coach)

Brian Keith Kelly (born October 25, 1961) is a football coach in the United States who is presently the head coach at Louisiana State University (LSU). Kelly formerly coached at Grand Valley State University (1991–2003), Central Michigan University (2004–2006), the University of Cincinnati (2006–2009), and the University of Notre Dame (2010–2021). In 2002 and 2003, …

Brian Kelly (American football coach) Read More »

Banana Massacre

The Banana Killing was a massacre of United Fruit Company workers that took place between December 5 and 6, 1928 in Ciénaga, Colombia, near Santa Marta. On November 12, 1928, the workers went on strike, refusing to work until the corporation reached an agreement with them to provide them with respectable working conditions. After several …

Banana Massacre Read More »

Berlin

Berlin is Germany’s capital and largest city in terms of both area and population. Berlin, one of Germany’s sixteen component states, is surrounded by the State of Brandenburg and is next to Potsdam, the capital of Brandenburg. Berlin’s urban area, with a population of roughly 4.5 million people, is Germany’s second most populated urban region …

Berlin Read More »

Bavaria

Bavaria, formally the Free State of Bavaria, is a federal state in Germany’s south-east. With a surface size of 70,550.19 square kilometers (27,239.58 square miles), Bavaria is the biggest German state by land area, accounting for nearly one-fifth of Germany’s total land area. Munich (the state capital), Nuremberg, and Augsburg are the major cities in …

Bavaria Read More »

Javier Treviño

Javier Treviño (born December 11, 1960 in Monterrey, Mexico), was appointed Mexico Deputy Secretary of Education by President Enrique Peña Nieto on November 20, 2014. He was elected Member of Mexican Federal Congress (Diputado Federal) in 2012.Javier Treviño Javier Treviño combines a solid and successful business-government experience along his nine-year career of high-level corporate experience and …

Javier Treviño Read More »

New York State Route 295

New York State Route 295 (NY 295) is a 12.88-mile (20.73 km) state highway in Columbia County, New York, in the United States. It begins at an intersection with NY 66 in the village of Chatham and heads generally easterly to the Massachusetts border in the town of Canaan, where the road becomes Massachusetts Route 295 for another 1.67 miles (2.69 km) to a junction with Route 41 in Richmond, Massachusetts. Route 295 is the highest-numbered Massachusetts state highway, …

New York State Route 295 Read More »

Gundula Janowitz

Gundula Janowitz is an Austrian lyric soprano singer of operas, oratorios, lieder, and concerts. She is one of the most renowned opera singers of the 20th century and was pre-eminent in the 1960s and 1970s. Born 2 August 1937 (age 84)Berlin, Germany Nationality Austrian Occupation Soprano singer Years active 1959–1997 Organisation Vienna State Opera Title Kammersängerin Awards Austrian Decoration for Science …

Gundula Janowitz Read More »

Boulder, Colorado

The City of Boulder is a home rule municipality that is the county seat of Boulder County, Colorado, United States. Boulder is the principal city of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and an important part of the Front Range Urban Corridor. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, at an elevation of 5,430 feet (1,655 m) above sea level. Boulder is …

Boulder, Colorado Read More »

Adaptive State Sharding

The Elrond Network can leverage parallel processing thanks to Adaptive State Sharding technology, which combines three standardized sharding types (state, network, and transaction sharding) into a single balanced high-performance system. As a consequence, a safe blockchain with lightning-fast scalability and transaction speeds has been created. This facilitates shard merging and shard splitting, which allows the …

Adaptive State Sharding Read More »

State legislature (United States)

A state legislature in the United States is the legislative body of any of the 50 U.S. states. The formal name varies from state to state. In 27 states the legislature is simply called the Legislature or the State Legislature, while in 19 states the legislature is called the General Assembly.

George Pataki

George Elmer Pataki is a former New York governor who served as the state’s 53rd governor from 1995 to 2006. Pataki, an attorney by trade, was elected mayor of his hometown of Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to the State Assembly and the State Senate. Pataki campaigned for Governor of New York in 1994, ousting …

George Pataki Read More »

Fort Pitt Block House

The Fort Pitt Block House (sometimes called Bouquet’s Blockhouse or Bouquet’s Redoubt) is a historic building in Point State Park in the city of Pittsburgh. It was constructed in 1764 as a redoubt of Fort Pitt, making it the oldest extant structure in Western Pennsylvania, as well as the “oldest authenticated structure west of the Allegheny Mountains“.

Point State Park

Point State Park (locally known as The Point) is a Pennsylvania state park on 36 acres (150,000 m2) in Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, forming the Ohio River. Built on land acquired via eminent domain from industrial enterprises in the 1950s, the park opened in August 1974 when construction was completed on its iconic fountain. Pittsburgh settled on the current design after rejecting …

Point State Park Read More »

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east, while the Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. Pennsylvania has 140 miles (225 km) of waterfront along Lake Erie and the Delaware River. The state …

Pennsylvania Read More »

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest, as the mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains led to the region being contested by the French and British empires, Virginians, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Pittsburgh has transformed into a hub for the health care, education, and technology industries. Pittsburgh is …

Pittsburgh Read More »

Dock Square

Dock Square in downtown Boston, Massachusetts is a public square adjacent to Faneuil Hall, bounded by Congress Street, North Street, and the steps of the 60 State Street office tower. Its name derives from its original (17th-century) location at the waterfront. From the 1630s through the early 19th century, it served boats in the Boston Harbor as “the common landing place, at Bendell’s Cove,” later called Town …

Dock Square Read More »

List of people from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

This is a list of notable people who were born, or who have lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Andrew J. Feustel, NASA astronaut William Addams (1777–1858), U.S. representative David Hayes Agnew (1818–1892), surgeon Chas Alecxih, NFL defensive lineman Andy Baldwin, U.S. Navy lieutenant and physician, bachelor of season 10 of The Bachelor James Buchanan (1791-1868), 15th President of the United States Thomas Burch (1778–1849), Methodist circuit rider …

List of people from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Read More »

Arizona

Arizona is a state in the Western United States, grouped in the Southwestern and occasionally Mountain subregions. Its capital and largest city is Phoenix. Arizona shares the Four Corners region with Utah to the north, Colorado to the northeast, and New Mexico to the east; its other neighboring states are Nevada and California to the west and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California to the south and southwest. Arizona is the 48th state and last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the Union, achieving …

Arizona Read More »