The Boston Red Sox are a member of the Major League Baseball’s American League Eastern Division. Since 1912, the Red Sox's home ballpark has been Fenway Park. The "Red Sox" name was chosen by the team owner, Mr Taylor, a year or two before Fenway Park was begun on land his family owned. (per Red Sox Century). The club icons have followed from that decision. The club was founded in 1901, as one of the American League's eight charter franchises.
Christianity (from the Greek word Xριστός, Khristos, "Christ", literally "anointed one") is a monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. Christians believe Jesus is the son of God, God having become man and the savior of humanity. Christians, therefore, commonly refer to Jesus as Christ or Messiah.
A celebrity (often referred to as a celeb in popular culture) is a person who is famously recognized in a society or culture. Generally speaking, a celebrity is someone who gets media attention and most frequently has an extroverted personality. There are a wide range of ways by which people can become celebrities, from their profession, appearances in the mass media, beauty or even by complete accident or infamy.
Ferrari S.p.A. is a sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy. Founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1929 as Scuderia Ferrari, the company sponsored drivers and manufactured race cars before moving into production of street-legal vehicles in 1947 as Ferrari S.p.A.. Throughout its history, the company has been noted for its continued participation in racing, especially in Formula One, where it has enjoyed great success.
James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American stand-up comedian and television host. From 1992 to 2009, Leno was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m. , also on NBC. After The Jay Leno Show was cancelled in January 2010 amid a host controversy, Leno returned to host The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 1, 2010.
In biology, sex is a process of combining and mixing genetic traits, often resulting in the specialization of organisms into a male or female variety (known as a sex). Sexual reproduction involves combining specialized cells to form offspring that inherit traits from both parents.
Green Day is an American rock trio formed in 1987. The band has consisted of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool for the majority of its existence. The band is credited as one of the two main bands, along with The Offspring, who put the punk revival into process, though categorised as a "sell out" band among the punk rock community. Green Day was originally part of the punk rock scene at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley, California.
The Scout Rifle is a class of general-purpose rifles defined and promoted by Jeff Cooper in the early 1980s. These bolt action carbines are typically .308 caliber, less than 1 meter in length, and less than 3 kilograms in weight, with iron and optical sights and fitted with practical slings for shooting and carrying, and capable of hitting man-sized targets out to 450 meters without scopes.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, the premier international football tournament. It is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the culmination of a qualification process that began in August 2007 and involved 204 of the 208 FIFA national teams. As such, it matches the 2008 Summer Olympics as the sports event with the most competing nations.
José Ribamar Ferreira de Araújo Costa Sarney is a Brazilian writer and politician. He served as president of Brazil from March 15, 1985 to March 15, 1990. He was the son of Sarney de Araújo Costa and Kiola Ferreira de Araújo Costa. In 1965 he legally adopted the name José Sarney de Araújo Costa, usually shortened to José Sarney, for electoral purposes, since he was known as "Zé do Sarney", as in "José, son of Sarney".
The Bengal tiger, or Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris, previously Panthera tigris bengalensis), is a subspecies of tiger, found in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. The Bengal tiger is the most numerous of the tiger subspecies. According to WWF, there are about 2,100 Royal Bengal tigers in the wild today, including 1,411 in India, 450 in Bangladesh, 150 in Nepal and 100 in Bhutan. The Bengal tiger is historically regarded as the second largest subspecies after the Siberian tiger.
Collective Soul is an American rock band from Stockbridge, Georgia. They have enjoyed popularity on alternative rock, mainstream rock and pop music radio throughout the 1990s and into the 2000s, recording seven #1 mainstream rock hits. They broke into mainstream popularity with their hit single "Shine" from their debut album Hints, Allegations, and Things Left Unsaid, released in 1993. They were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame on September 19, 2009.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno may refer to one of the following television programs starring Jay Leno: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV series), an NBC late-night program that originally aired from 1992–2009 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2010 TV series), a continuation of the above program that began airing on March 1, 2010
Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the English author J. K. Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of the adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The central story arc concerns Harry's struggle against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents in his quest to conquer the wizarding world and subjugate non-magical people.
The Boeing 747-8 is a widebody commercial airliner being developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Officially announced in 2005, the 747-8 is the latest evolutionary variant of the Boeing 747, with lengthened fuselage, redesigned wings and improved efficiency. As of 2009, the first 747-8 freighter is due to be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2010, with the passenger model scheduled for 2011.
In heraldry, azure is the tincture with the colour blue, and belongs to the class of tinctures called "colours". In engraving, it is sometimes depicted as a region of horizontal lines or else marked with either az. or b. as an abbreviation. The term azure derives from the Persian لاژورد lazhward, which was the name of a place known for its deposits of the deep blue stone now called lapis lazuli (stone of lazhward).
Rashad Washington (born March 15, 1980 in Wichita, Kansas) is a retired American football safety. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State. He played tailback and defensive back at Wichita High School Southeast.
Canada /ˈkænədə/ is a country occupying most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean. It is the world's second largest country by total area. Canada's common border with the United States to the south and northwest is the longest in the world. The land occupied by Canada was inhabited for millennia by various groups of Aboriginal people.
For other meanings, including people named 'Islam', see Islam (disambiguation). Islam is the religion articulated by the Qur’an, a religious book considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of the single incomparable God, and by the Prophet of Islam Muhammad's demonstrations and real-life examples (called the Sunnah, collected through narration of his companions in collections of Hadith). Islam literally means submission to God.
Brian Sidney Bembridge (born in 1973) is an American scenic and lighting designer for theater and film. His work has been seen on stages throughout the country and internationally on screen. Sparkles Bembridge has also taught and lectured at several universities. He holds a BFA from University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Alberto Berdini da Sarteano was a 15th century Franciscan friar, and an apostolic delegate for Ethiopia, India, Egypt and Jerusalem. In 1439 he was sent by Pope Eugenius IV to deliver a letter to the Christians Copts so that they could participate to the Council of Florence and thus take part to the ongoing efforts to unite all Christian churches. Alberto Berdini returned to Italy on 26 August 1441, with four Ethiopians and Copts, although eventually the efforts at reunion proved fruitless.