Le Havre - Special schools and higher education

In addition there is a large number of specialized higher education institutions covering a wide range of different areas. Founded in 1871, the Ecole Superieure de Commerce du Havre, one of the oldest in France, has merged with Sup Europe and l'IPER to create the Normandy Business School in 2006. This School had over 2,800 students on its five campuses (Le Havre, Caen, Deauville, Oxford and Paris ) in 2015. Since the 2007 school year, the Institute of Political Studies of Paris opened a Euro-Asia cycle in Le Havre. The National School of The Merchant Marine trains Officers of the First Class for the Merchant Marine: currently located at Sainte-Adresse, it will move to the Bassin Vauban in 2015 in a building that will house 1,000 students. The National Higher School of Petrol and Motors (ENSPM) is a school for specialist petroleum engineers, petrochemists, and engine makers. The ITIP (National Institute for International Transportation and Ports) prepares students for careers in the multimodal transport and port business. The (Institut national des sciences appliquées|National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rouen) (INSA) opened a branch in Le Havre in 2008 with a civil engineering and sustainable construction department. The SPI (Axis of Science for the Engineer) is expected to reopen in 2012 in a new building in the Eure district.

Le Mourillon - History

Le Mourillon avec son ouverture sur la grande rade avait une position militaire stratégique. La Grosse tour (tour Royale) qui gardait l'entrée de la petite rade a été bâtie au milieu du sur le cap de la Manègue aujourd'hui appelé La Mitre. Le fort Saint-Louis, dont le rôle était d'assurer la défense de la rade des Vignettes a été bâti à la fin du. Le fort s'appelait alors le fort des Vignettes du nom de la rade qui elle même a pris son nom depuis des siècles des vignes qui étaient plantées le long du littoral, depuis la période romaine. En parti détruit lors du siège de Toulon en 1707, le fort fut reconstruit à l'identique et prit le nom de fort Saint Louis. Dès le, le terrain du Polygone situé à la Mitre sert de terrain d'exercice pour les marins qui s'entrainent au maniement de la bombarde et du canon, puis de l'artillerie de Marine au. Un stand de tir sera construit au et détruit au milieu des années 60. Le fort Lamalgue fut construit vers la fin du. L'émir Abd El-Kader y fut emprisonné.

Daniel Schneidermann - Dismissal from Le Monde

Besides the controversy surrounding the book The Dark Side of Le Monde (La Face cachée du Monde) by Pierre Péan and Philippe Cohen, Daniel Schneidermann criticized, in his own book The Media Nightmare (Le Cauchemar médiatique) the reaction of the management of the daily paper, stating that they did not respond to the arguments presented in the book. The directors of Le Monde fired him in October 2003 on the grounds of "legitimate and serious cause": according to the paper, a passage in Schneidermann's book was "detrimental to organization for which he works." The journalist took the paper to labor arbitration in Paris, which decided in his favor in May 2005. Le Monde has appealed this decision.

Leonard Jan Le Vann - Involvement with the Alberta Training School for Mental Defectives

Another one of Le Vann's tasks as the acting superintendent of the training centre was to conduct experiments on the effectiveness of different antipsychotic drugs. He experimented with compounds such as "trifluoperazine (Le Vann 1959), thioridazine (Le Vann 1961), trifluperidol (Le Vann 1968) and haloperidol and chlorpromazine. "

OK - International usage

In Chinese, the term (literally: "good"), can be modified to fit most of usages of OK. For example, closely resembles the interjection usage of OK. The "了" indicates a change of state; in this case it indicates the achievement of consensus. Likewise, OK is commonly transformed into "OK了" (OK le) when communicating with foreigners or with fellow Cantonese speaking people in at least Hong Kong and possibly to an extent other regions of China. Other usages of OK such as "I am OK" can be translated as. In Hong Kong, movies or dramas set in modern times use the term okay as part of the sprinkling of English included in otherwise Cantonese dialog. In Mandarin Chinese it is also somewhat humorously used in the "spelling" of the word for karaoke, "卡拉OK", pronounced "kah-lah-oh-kei" (Mandarin does not natively have a syllable with the pronunciation "kei"). On the computer, OK is usually translated as "确定," which means "confirm" or "confirmed".

Ion Marin - Early career

In Vienna he collaborated with the some of the world's greatest singers: Luciano Pavarotti (Un ballo in maschera), José Carreras (Carmen), Thomas Hampson, Gundula Janowitz, Hermann Prey (Le nozze di Figaro), Ruggero Raimondi, Agnes Baltsa (L'italiana in Algeri), Hildegard Behrens (Wozzeck), Éva Marton (Elektra), Giuseppe Taddei (L'elisir d'amore).

Enough Rope (film)

Enough Rope (Le meurtrier) is a 1963 French thriller film directed by Claude Autant-Lara. The film is an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Blunderer.

USS Cod - Sixth and seventh patrols

On 24 March she sailed from Pearl Harbor for the East China Sea on her sixth war patrol. Assigned primarily to lifeguard duty, she used her deck gun to sink a tug and its tow on 17 April, rescuing three survivors, and on 24 April launched an attack on a convoy which resulted in the most severe depth charging of her career. The next day, she sent the minesweeper W-41 to the bottom. On 26 April Cod was threatened by a fire in the aft torpedo room, but the ship's crew brought the fire under control and manually launched a torpedo already in its tube before the fire could detonate it. QM2c L.E. Foley and S1c A.G. Johnson were washed overboard while freeing the torpedo room hatch. Foley was recovered the next morning, but Johnson was drowned during the night, the Cod s only fatality during the war. After refitting at Guam between 29 May and 26 June 1945, Cod put out for the Gulf of Siam and the coast of Indo-China on her seventh war patrol under the command of Lieutenant commander Edwin M. Westbrook, Jr. On 9 and 10 July she went to the rescue of a grounded Dutch submarine, O 19, taking its crew on board and destroying the Dutch boat when it could not be gotten off the reef. This was the only international submarine-to-submarine rescue in history. After returning the Dutch sailors to Subic Bay, between 21 July and 1 August Cod made 20 gunfire attacks on the junks, motor sampans, and barges which were all that remained to supply the Japanese at Singapore. After inspecting each contact to rescue friendly natives, Cod sank it by gunfire, sending to the bottom a total of 23. On 1 August, an enemy plane strafed Cod, forcing her to dive, leaving one of her boarding parties behind. The men were rescued two days later by.

The Magician (Tarot card) - In art

The Surrealist (Le surréaliste), 1947, is a painting by Victor Brauner. The Juggler provided Brauner with a key prototype for his self-portrait: the Surrealist's large hat, medieval costume, and the position of his arms all derive from this figure who, like Brauner's subject, stands behind a table displaying a knife, a goblet, and coins.

Bernard Lazare - Dreyfus Affair

He died on 1 September 1903, aged 38, following an operation for colon cancer. He left an unedited Manuscript, Job's Dungheap (Le fumier de Job), and authorised the republication of Anti-semitism, its History and Causes, on the condition that the preface state "my opinions have changed on many points".

The Care Bears Movie - North America

The Care Bears Movie ranked fourth at the North American box office on its first two weekends, grossing US$3.7 million and US$3.2 million respectively. It was screened in 1,003 venues during its first four weeks. After three months, it grossed about US$23 million in the United States, and placed 40th among 1985's major films; it brought in US$9,435,000 in rentals for the Goldwyn company. In Canada, the film was released by Astral Films and Criterion Pictures Corporation, and made C$1,845,000 by the end of 1985. It was the year's highest-grossing release in that market, followed by Disney's One Magic Christmas and a Quebec production called The Alley Cat (Le Matou).

The Satin Slipper (film)

The Satin Slipper (Le soulier de satin) is a 1985 Portuguese- French drama film based on the play by Paul Claudel. It was directed by Manoel de Oliveira and screened at the 42nd Venice International Film Festival.

Biarritz - Sport

The golf course near the lighthouse (Le Phare) was created in 1888 by British residents. In addition, the town has a large circular golf range area on the border with illbaritz.


The Tescou, (Le Tescou) is a tributary of the Tarn in the basin of the Garonne in Southern France. It flows 48.8 kilometres through the departments of Tarn; Tarn-et-Garonne and Haute-Garonne.

The Context of Shantytown Kid - Social Conditions

In the 1960s, a large number of Algerian workers lived in poverty-stricken settlements known as bidonvilles. These slums were often overcrowded, structurally unsound, and lacking in basic plumbing and sanitation. Begag's description of the shantytown (le chaâba) echoes the reality of the bidonvilles: “Wooden shacks had sprouted up in the garden bordering the original concrete house [...] The shacks stood together, clinging to each other all around the house. A fierce gust of wind could bring them down in a single blow." The French government eventually destroyed many of the bidonvilles en masse in 1968 as they were considered public health hazards.

The Rainbow Thief - Production notes

It was released in cinemas in London (May 1990), Italy (Il Ladro dell'arcobaleno, 1990), France (Le voleur d'arc-en-ciel, Paris, 1994) and, after, Spain (El ladrón del Arco iris, Cine Doré, Madrid, 2011); but it was never released in American cinemas. This movie, along with his previous Tusk in 1980, mark his most impersonal work, set far apart from his earlier films. It was discussed along with his other films in the documentary La Constellation Jodorowsky (1994).

The Raw & the Cooked (album) - Release

The Raw & the Cooked was released in Europe in January 1989 by I.R.S. Records and London Records, and in February 1989 in the United States. The title of the album was lifted from the book of the same name ("Le Cru et le Cuit" in French) by French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. In effort to appear marketable and in order not to alienate those put off by the usage of the term "cannibals" in the band name, the band often adopted the abbreviation FYC in this era, and the "FYC" logo dwarves the band's full name on the album cover and on its singles. The band made numerous concert and television appearances to promote the album, touring the United States in September and October 1989. Gift appeared on a David Letterman chat show and performed "She Drives Me Crazy" with the show's house band; Gift later used this as an example of how the band's songs "sound completely different" in the hands of others, saying "it just sounds just so different even when it's the same music and the same arrangement. It's the people that make up the group. It's like Gestalt."

The Torture Garden

The Torture Garden (Le Jardin des supplices) is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and was first published in 1899 during the Dreyfus affair. The novel is dedicated: "To the priests, the soldiers, the judges, to those people who educate, instruct and govern men, I dedicate these pages of Murder and Blood."

Bugis Street (film) - Synopsis

Sixteen-year-old Lien, portrayed by Vietnamese actress Hiep Thi Le, is the main protagonist. Despite having worked for a time as a servant in a household whose "young master" adored her in her hometown of Malacca in West Malaysia, the young girl comes across as having led a surprisingly sheltered life. She journeys to Singapore to seek employment as a maid in the Sin Sin Hotel along Bugis Street.

Sound Forge

Sound Forge (formerly known as Sonic Foundry Sound Forge, and later as Sony Sound Forge ) is a digital audio editing suite by Magix Software GmbH, which is aimed at the professional and semi-professional markets. There are two versions of Sound Forge: Sound Forge Pro 12 released in April 2018 and Sound Forge Audio Studio 13 (formerly known as Sonic Foundry's Sound Forge LE) released in January 2019. Both are well known digital audio editor and offer recording, audio editing, audio mastering and processing audio.