, net.tv, org.tv and others, any person may register second-level domains in TV. The domain name is popular, and thus economically valuable, because it is an abbreviation of the word television.
The domain is currently operated by dotTV, a Verisign company; the Tuvalu government owns twenty percent of the company. In 1999, Tuvalu negotiated a contract leasing its Internet domain name „.tv“ to a company formed by idealab for $50 million in royalties over a 12-year period. The Tuvalu government receives a quarterly payment of US$1 million for use of the top-level domain. With the first $1 million payment the government received, Tuvalu was finally able to afford the $100,000 it cost to join the United Nations. Lou Kerner joined .tv as its CEO in January 2000, and the company began selling .tv domain names in April 2000. Verisign acquired .tv in December 2001.
On 14 December 2006, Verisign announced an alliance with Demand Media, run by former MySpace chairman Richard Rosenblatt to market the .tv top level domain name (TLD) as the preferred Web address for rich media content. „.TV“ premium names cannot be transferred to another registrar. Annual renewal fees for .TV premium names are the same as the initial „buy now“ registration fee.
On 16 March 2010, Sedo announced that it teamed up with Verisign to hold an exclusive auction on 1 April for 115 premium .TV domain names that would carry standard non-premium annual renewals regardless of the closing auction price. On 19 March, Verisign announced that premium .TV names would now be available through an expanded .TV registrar channel, slashed prices on premium .TV names, and made a significant number of high sought after premium .TV names non-premium. As a result, Verisign essentially lifted the roadblock that previously discouraged investment in the .TV extension by major domainers, investors, and developers.
Because of Verisign’s involvement, and the fact that Verisign is based in the United States, it is subject to United States law. The first .tv domains were seized by the U.S. government as part of Operation Fake Sweep prior to Super Bowl XLVI.
Websites with the .tv domain often feature video content for specific brands or firms. Publications like Nylon and Pitchfork Media run sub-stations of their online publications strictly for original video content. Marketing firms like Vice in New York have received contracts to create brand-tailored .tv content stations, such as Motherboard.tv for Dell and the Creator’s Project for Intel have given this domain type more visibility, and inspired the creation of independent content stations at the college level across the United States such as Massive.tv at Northwestern University, Maingreen.tv at Brown University, and Kuumba.tv at Washington University.
„co.tv“ is not an official hierarchy; it is a domain (co.tv) owned by a company who offers free subdomain redirection services, like co.nr.
This company offers free co.tv subdomains. Due to the large use by website spammers of subdomains from co.tv in July 2011 Google removed .co.tv websites from its search results. This had no impact on other .tv websites.
According to Lucian Constantin at Softpedia, „CO.TV is a free domain provider that is obviously being abused by the people behind this campaign. All of the rogue domains used are hosted on the same IP address.“
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Tumuluri is a last name of people originating from Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. „Tumuluru“ is a small village near Tenali. People with this last name belong to a class of Vaidika Brahmins who belong to the clan/gotra of „Haritha“. The people bearing this last name are descendants of the King Haritha who belonged to Suryavansha dynasty, King Ambareesha who belonged to Ikshvaku dynasty and King Yuvanashva who also belonged to Ikshvaku dynasty.Since they are descendants of the three kings trained by Angeerasa they have all qualities of a King or „kshatriyas“ Maje Dresses. This created, according to the Linga Purana, ‚Brahmins with the qualities of Kshatriyas
. The Pravara of this gotra, used in ceremonies to refer to the ancestors of the participant Brahmin has 2 variations: 1)Angiras, Ambarisha, Yuvanaswa, which is most commonly used 2)Harita, Ambarisha, Yuvanaswa. Several people with this last name have migrated to US and other parts of the world. There are several great personalities bearing this last name. Many others are silently contributing immensely in various fields to make this world a better place for everyone.
. In addition to numerous studio albums and projects, Phish has maintained a steady output of live releases, including the ongoing Live Phish series.
Phish recorded and/or released several albums before being signed to Elektra Records in 1991; they remained with Elektra through 2004, before founding their own label, JEMP Records. Phish’s albums all feature the quartet of Trey Anastasio (guitar), Mike Gordon (bass guitar), Jon Fishman (drums), and Page McConnell (keyboards), often joined by a number of guest musicians.
Beginning in late 2001, the Live Phish Series chronicles complete shows picked by the band spanning their entire career. [A]
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A ^ : The Live Phish Series is regularly updated with shows both old and new, available as downloads in various formats, with select shows made available on CD
From 1992 to 2004 Phish was signed with Elektra Records and released sixteen CD promo singles for radio DJs and one commercial cassette single, „Down with Disease“. In 2005 Phish started their own record label , JEMP Records (in association with Rhino for a year) and have released one promo single and four digital singles since.
The era commonly referred to by Phish fans as „Phish 1.0“ describes the time from their original formation in 1984 (solidifying in 1986) through to their first hiatus from touring and recording in 2000. They would return from their hiatus in 2002 and starting from that point every show would be released on their LivePhish.com website. All past recordings are released as traditional live albums, part of the Live Phish series, a downloadable Archival releases, or compiled throughout the Live Bait series. The shows in bold represent the top rated show of that year, if released, based on Phish.net (last updated 2/28/2015).
Fans of Phish commonly refer to the period from their return to touring after their hiatus in 2002 to their breakup in 2004 as „Phish 2.0.“ All live shows began to be made available for download on their LivePhish.com website. The shows in bold represent the top rated show of that year based on Phish.net (last updated 2/28/2015).
After five years broken up Phish reunited in 2009 and started an era commonly referred to as „Phish 3.0“ and continues to the present day. The shows in bold represent the top rated show of that year based on Phish.net (last updated 2/28/2015).
Janine Pease is an American Indian educator and advocate. She is the founding president of the Little Big Horn College as well as the past president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and director of the American Indian College Fund. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education and the White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities Advisory Council. She has also served as a trustee of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
Pease (then Janine Windy Boy) was the lead plaintiff in a voting rights litigation against Big Horn County (Windy Boy v. Big Horn County)
, the result of which was a Federal District Court ruling that invalidated at large elections in Big Horn County and the local school district. This was the first successful Voting Rights Act case on behalf of American Indians. She also served on the Montana Human Rights Commission.
Pease is a member of the Crow Indian tribe. She was the first woman of Crow lineage to earn a doctorate degree, (from Montana State University in 1994). She was born on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington where both of her parents worked as educators. One of her paternal great-grandfathers was White Man Runs Him, one of the Crow scouts who served with George Armstrong Custer. Pease holds two bachelor’s degrees from Central Washington University. She received her master’s from Montana State University in 1987 and her doctorate in adult and higher education in 1994.
Pease has worked for the Governor’s Commission on Youth Involvement and in 1975 she served as the Director of the Crow tribe’s Adult and Continuing Education Program. She was part of the Crow Central Education Commission and helped to establish the first Crow Indian educational authority, which provided for the education of tribe members on and off the reservation. She taught Native American Studies at Big Bend Community College. She was also a counselor at the Navajo Community College and Eastern Montana College (now Montana State University). Pease served as the president of the Little Big Horn College from 1982 to 2000
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. From 2003-2008 she held the position of Vice President for American Indian Affairs at Rocky Mountain College. Currently she works as the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Montana.
She is interested in revitalization of the Crow language.
Pease is the recipient of several prestigious awards and honors including the MacArthur Fellowship and the ACLU Jeanette Rankin Award, as well as being chosen as the National Indian Educator of the Year in 1990 goedkope Adidas voetbal truien . She was also named one of the “One of the 100 Most Influential Montanans of the Century” by the Missoulian Magazine.
She is the recipient of several honorary doctorates and was appointed to the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education in 2006 by Governor Schweitzer. In 2006, Governor Schweitzer appointed her to the Montana University Board of Regents, where she served from May 2006 to February 2011.
Vittorio Valletta (28 July 1883 in Sampierdarena – 10 August 1967 in Foccette di Pietrasanta) was an Italian industrialist and President of Fiat from 1946 to 1966.
Born at Sampierdarena, near Genoa, Valletta was a lecturer in economics before he joined Fiat in April 1921: as a result of his academic qualifications and background he was often known to colleagues and in the trade as „Il Professore“. He became director in 1928 and CEO in 1939.
In the upheavals that followed the collapse of the Mussolini regime, Valletta found himself expelled from the company by the powerful unions which considered that he had been sympathetic to the Fascist regime. However, in 1946 he was recalled and nominated as Company President. He presided during two decades of rapid expansion as small Fiats proliferated on Italian streets, and he lived out the injunction of the company’s founder to „make Fiat greater, giving more working opportunities to the people, and producing better and cheaper cars“. Valletta continued as Chairman of Fiat until, at the age of 83
, he retired in April 1966 to be succeeded in that post by the founder’s grandson, Dr. Giovanni Agnelli.
He was appointed senator for life in December 1966. The Italian president’s citation described Valletta as „the first Fiat worker, and one of the great men who most contributed to the Italian economic miracle and to the welfare of the country“.
Valletta died at his villa near Pietrasanta in 1967.
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In the year 2009 took place the 4th edition of this festival, it was conducted at the Complejo Mansiche with the assistance of writers Laura Restrepo, Gonzalo Rojas and Alfredo Bryce Echenique, among others. It was initially organized by the „Association Trujillo Art and Literature“ Jimmy Choo shoes outlet online.
In the year 2012 it was organized by the Peruvian Chamber of Book by agreement with the Provincial Municipality of Trujillo, in the framework of the celebrations of 477 years of Spanish foundation of Trujillo. This time, it is estimated that more than 100,000 visitors attended to the „Plazuela El Recreo“ to the 152 cultural and artistic activities, such as book presentations cheap Puma Soccer Cleats, poetry readings
Denver Township is a township in Rock County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 212 at the 2000 census.
Denver Township was originally called Dover Township, and under the latter name was organized in 1878. The name was changed in 1880, there being another township in the state with the name Dover. It was then named after Denver, Colorado.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.2 square miles (89 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000
, there were 212 people, 74 households, and 58 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.2 people per square mile (2.4/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 2.2/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.28% White, 1.42% Native American, 1.42% Asian
, and 1.89% from two or more races.
There were 74 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, and 20.3% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3 .25
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In the township the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $36,719, and the median income for a family was $38,036. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $11,803. About 7.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
Denver Township is located in Minnesota’s 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Denver Township is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.
Digging to America, published by Knopf in May 2006, is American author Anne Tyler’s seventeenth novel.
Digging to America is a story set in Baltimore, Maryland about two very different families’ experiences with adoption and their relationships with each other. Sami and Ziba Yazdan, an Iranian-American family, and Brad and Bitsy Dickinson-Donaldson, an all-American suburban family, meet at the airport on the day their infant daughters arrive from Korea to begin life in America. The two families become friends and begin a tradition of celebrating the arrival of their adopted daughters each year.
The differences between the two families are apparent from the beginning, especially in the way each couple decides to raise their daughters Ted Baker Ireland 2016. Brad and Bitsy choose not to Americanize their daughter, Jin-Ho; they keep her Korean name and teach her about Korean culture as she grows up. Sami and Ziba, on the other hand
, choose to raise their daughter Susan like other American children.
Through the efforts of Bitsy, the two families begin a tradition of celebrating their daughters’ arrival in America with an Arrival Party each year. The celebration becomes a mix of American, Korean, and Iranian culture with the different food and people present. The story continues to progress through the early childhood of Jin-Ho and Susan, displaying the differences in how they are raised and the impact it has on them as they grow older. At times, the relationship between the two families is strained because of their contrasting opinions of some issues, but they remain good friends throughout the entire story.
As the lives of the two families continue to become closer, a new and separate relationship starts to flourish between Bitsy’s widowed father, Dave, and Sami’s widowed mother, Maryam. Dave has recently lost his wife to cancer and is in need of a companion to help him recover from the loss. Maryam, who has been widowed for many years, is at first reluctant to change her life of privacy for Dave, but she eventually gives in and accepts his proposal of marriage. But the next day, Maryam realizes that Dave is too much of a threat to the orderly boundaries of her life, and she retracts her acceptance, upsetting Dave and many family members. Maryam is continuing to struggle with her efforts to integrate herself with all the Americans around her…..
Jin-Ho Dickinson-Donaldson – the daughter of Brad and Bitsy, adopted from Korea at six months of age. Jin Ho is a complex character who maintains a dynamic personality throughout the book.
Susan Yazdan – the daughter of Sami and Ziba, adopted from Korea at six months of age. Susan may be seen as “bossy” to Jin Ho, but she is clearly the apple of her parents’ eye.
Bitsy Donaldson – the mother of Jin-Ho and Xiu-Mei, wife of Brad, and daughter of Connie and Dave. She is a very determined and opinionated woman, proactive about life and her relationships with people.
Ziba Yazdan – the mother of Susan and wife of Sami. Ziba immigrated to the United States from Iran in high school and works as an interior designer. Ziba is very self-aware, always concerned about others and about her self-image.
Brad Donaldson – the father of Jin-Ho and Xiu-Mei, husband of Bitsy, and son of Pat and Lou. Brad is loving husband who seems to believe Bitsy can do no wrong.
Sami Yazdan – the father of Susan, husband of Ziba, and son of Maryam. Sami was born in the United States. He is a quiet but opinionated man who really has a heart for his family.
Maryam – The mother of Sami and grandmother of Susan. Maryam is still very in touch with the Iranian culture. Her quiet confidence is sometimes portrayed as snotty. Maryam and Dave’s “love” relationship is one of the most complex relationships in the novel.
Dave – the father of Bitsy, grandfather of Jin-Ho and Xiu-Mei, and husband of the late Connie. He is a warm-hearted and jolly man who falls in love with Maryam.
Lou – the father of Brad and husband of Pat.
Pat – the mother of Brad and wife of Lou.
Xiu-Mei – the younger daughter of Bitsy and Brad, adopted from China. She worries her parents sick with her pacifier addiction. Her stubborn ways prove to be a challenge for Brad and Bitsy.
Farah – the cousin of Maryam who lives in Vermont with her husband. She keeps in touch with her Iranian relatives, but manages to live an extravagant and exciting life that Maryam throws herself into once a year.
Michiko Kakutani in her New York Times book review: „In Ms Sandro Outlet. Tyler’s new novel, Digging to America, belonging is a question not only of family but of being an American too: whether an immigrant can ever feel completely at home in the States, or whether he or she will always feel like an outsider; whether identity is a matter of will and choice or inherited culture and history…Ms. Tyler…delineates Maryam’s efforts to come to terms with her new life in America with sympathy and wit, carefully tracking Maryam’s ambivalent feelings toward Americans: the indignation she feels when condescending strangers praise her for having „an excellent vocabulary“; her impatience with trendy, multicultural liberals who willfully try to adopt foreigners‘ foods and traditions Christian Louboutin Outlet Australia; and her anger at her son Sami when he mocks Americans for being self-absorbed, self-righteous and so instantaneously chummy.“
Both the Donaldsons and the Yazdans adopt daughters from Korea; however, they take very different approaches to raising them. The Yazdans do more to make Susan feel like she is American than the Donaldsons do for Jin-Ho. The Yazdans change Sooki’s name to Susan, allow her to wear jeans, and style her hair in an American way. The Donaldsons keep Jin-Ho’s name the same, often dress her in Korean clothes and keep her hair the same as when she first arrived in America. Maryam struggles with the feeling that she doesn’t belong in America even though she’s been there for many years. She moved to America as a teenager and is now a U.S. citizen, but she is reluctant to call herself an American. She has distanced herself from the fast-paced American lifestyle. She does not own an answering machine or a cell phone. She says she danced the usual “Immigration Tango”, she was happy to become a U.S. citizen but sad to no longer be an Iranian citizen.
Another theme in this novel is parenting. Bitsy and Ziba have very different parenting techniques, which often creates tension between them. Kakutani again: „Bitsy is… big-hearted but bossy, well-meaning but self-righteous,[and] insists on getting Jin-Ho a traditional Korean outfit, preaches the virtues of cloth diapers and the dangers of soft drinks, and burbles on about Maryam’s Iranian recipes while criticizing the Yazdans‘ child-rearing decisions.“ Bitsy and Brad choose to maintain much about what makes Jin-Ho Korean, and, while Sami and Ziba do not forget this piece of who Susan is, they do not focus on it as much. Bitsy does not agree with Ziba’s decision to work a few days a week, leaving Susan with Maryam. When Ziba announces that Susan is attending preschool, Bitsy says that Susan is too young. While at first Ziba appreciates these critiques and finds everything Bitsy knows about parenting impressive, she soon tires of it. When Brad and Bitsy adopt their second child Xiu-Mei, Bitsy’s strict parenting style diminishes and she is no longer as critical of the way Ziba raises Susan.
Another theme in the novel is the boundary between what parts of family life are shared and what parts should be kept private. The Yazdans keep more of their family life private than the Donaldsons do. From the very beginning of the book, the differences are clear. The Yazdans have a very small group of people to greet the baby at the airport, while the Donaldsons invite all of their extended family. Some things that most families would do in the privacy of their homes become a public affair for the Donaldons. Toilet training Jin-Ho, for example, is something most would keep private, but Bitsy actually throws a party to celebrate the event. When Dave proposes to Maryam, he does so in front of both of their families. He feels this is appropriate, but Maryam is horrified by the public proposal.
In Digging to America, Tyler has perhaps relied more on her personal life than in any other of her novels. Ms. Tyler was married for more than three decades to the Iranian-born child psychiatrist Taghi Modarressi who died of lymphoma in 1997. Tyler herself expounds that „for 44 years, his very large and complicated family has been giving me a close look at what it means to be foreign — to view America from the outside, to attempt to ‚dig‘ one’s way inside.“
During the novel we learn that Maryam, during the Shah’s reign, was a politically active student at the University of Tehran. After she was arrested for distributing leaflets on campus, her relatives worried that her behavior was endangering the family. It was decided that she should get married and move abroad. It is noteworthy that Tyler’s husband, Taghi Modaressi, also left Iran in the late 50’s to escape persecution by the Shah’s secret police. The friction in the novel between Maryam and her daughter-in-law’s parents in a large part devolves from their strong positive feelings toward the Shah.
Finally, both Maryam and Dave are adjusting to lives without their spouses, who both died of cancer. They share their memories of how difficult living with their spouses in the final years were. One cannot help but recall that Tyler’s own husband died of cancer just 9 years before this novel was released.
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In a mixed review, Tine Jordan of Entertainment Weekly wrote „for all of Tyler’s writerly gifts — and she has many — it’s hard to enjoy Digging to America: the characters are just that unlikeable.“
The Daily Telegraph praised the book, calling it „…a comedy that is not so much brilliant as luminous – its observant sharpness sweetened by a generous understanding of human fallibility. So sure is her tone, so graceful her style, that the reader absorbs without literary indigestion a narrative constructed almost entirely of grand set-pieces of domestic comedy.“
Ron Charles of The Washington Post wrote „With her 17th novel, Tyler has delivered something startlingly fresh while retaining everything we love about her work.“
Michiko Kakutani wrote in her New York Times book review column, Digging to America „is arguably her most ambitious novel yet: a novel that not only provides an intimate portrait of a Baltimore family (or, in this case, two Baltimore families), as almost all of her books do, but also unfolds gently to look at what it means to be an American.“
Liesl Schillinger, in her New York Times review, notes how much Tyler has shifted her focus with this novel: „There can hardly be a more American 20th-century writer than Anne Tyler. Anyone who has grown up with her books…has by now become familiar with her unflashy mastery of the national idiom, her dour whimsy, her tapestries of suffocating families and the rogue siblings and spouses who try, and usually fail, to become unknitted from their tight weave….But in „Digging to America,“ Tyler’s characters face the future, not the past, so she doesn’t let the freight of personal history freeze their forward motion, although it sometimes slows them down….Tyler has begun to shift her focus as she wrestles with the question of how an individual moves forward. With the map she’s sketching, she’s no longer in search of buried treasure; she’s in search of the road ahead.“