Cooling tips, BC Alumni runs for the Assembly, trivia

Cooling tips: For cooling try a fan in front of an air conditioner or a bucket of water. An oscillating fan gives a better breeze. Regularly clean the blades. You can try with a vacuum cleaner but be careful near the motor or it will suck the oil seal and wreck the fan. Unscrew the grill and wet paper towels them.  Try to cross ventilate the room. Have cool air come in from the bottom window and out through a top window as heat rises.

BC Alumni runs for the Assembly

Trivia: Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so that they do not drift apart.

Who holds record for winning the most Academy Awards?

Steven Spielberg, Walt Disney, Katharine Hepburn, Jack Nicholson.

Walt Disney was an entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. As a film producer he received 22 Academy Awards from 59 nominations and has won more individual Oscars than anyone else in history. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and one Emmy Award, among other honors. Disney was also an innovative animator and created the cartoon character Mickey Mouse. He is famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the founder of theme parks Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

The Marquess of Queensberry rules apply to which sport?

Rugby, Polo, Boxing, Soccer.

The Marquess of Queensberry rules are a code of generally accepted rules in the sport of boxing. The Marquess of Queensberry rules have been the general rules governing modern boxing since their publication in 1867. They were named so as John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry publicly endorsed the code, although they were written by a sportsman named John Graham Chambers and published in 1867 as “the Queensberry rules for the sport of boxing”. As the code of rules on which modern boxing is based, the Queensberry rules were the first to mention gloves in boxing. There were twelve rules in all, and they specified that fights should be “a fair stand-up boxing match” in a 24-foot-square or similar ring.

What was the name of the magazine that John F. Kennedy Jr. co-founded?

George The Huffington Post TheBlaze Mother Jones

George was a glossy monthly magazine centered on the theme of politics-as-lifestyle co-founded by John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Michael J. Berman with publisher Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. in New York City in September 1995. Its tagline was “Not Just Politics as Usual.” For the debut issue, creative director Matt Berman conceived a cover which received a great deal of attention for its image of Cindy Crawford dressed as George Washington. After Kennedy was killed in an air crash with his wife and sister-in-law on July 16, 1999, the magazine was bought out by Hachette Filipacchi Magazines and continued for over a year. With falling advertising sales, the magazine ceased publication in early 2001.



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