FIFA Statistics: Miralem Pjanić among 25 best Players on Mundial

first_img(source: Radiosarajevo.ba) After the last round of the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil, the FIFA has published statistics on its official  website.The top rated player is Colombian James Rodriguez with a grade of 9.79. The second best player is, , Ivan Perišić with a grade of 9.74.Our best evaluated Dragon is our Little Prince, Miralem Pjanić who has a high score of 9.17 and occupies the 24th place on the list of the best players.As a reminder, Pjanić scored one goal and had one assist during Mundijal, but apart from that he was the brain and the engine of our team.Pjanić played a maximum of 270 minutes in three games, and for that time he had the percentage of 83,7 % of successful passes.Very close to Pjanic was Edin Dzeko, who has received a rating of 9.14 and occupied the 26th  position.last_img read more

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Cansino, UST unfazed despite precarious position in UAAP Final Four race

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. The Tigers will still face UP in their next game. where a win could put them in a prime position to contend for the no.4 spot. But they would also need for to FEU lose and overcome Ateneo in their final assignment.Cansino has a been a picture of strength for UST, toughing it out despite writhing in pain over an ankle injury against the Falcons. He was able to come back and walk out the game venue without any assistance.“There’s some pain but I just endure it, I drank some medicine and it alleviated the pain,” said Cansino who had 17 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists against the Falcons. “We have to win, so I never thought of the pain, I just wanted to win.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?center_img LATEST STORIES The Growling Tigers sit at the sixth spot with a 5-7 record, a full game behind fourth placers University of the Philippines and Far Eastern University.A win can help UST’s cause of surprising the top four but a loss could practically eliminate them from contention, but that precarious situation doesn’t deter rookie CJ Cansino.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“There’s still some hope for us,” said Cansino in Filipino after their frustrating 96-63 loss to Adamson University. “We’ll still do everything in our power, take it a game at a time, and compete until we can reach the Final Four.”Things aren’t that bleak for the Tigers in their bid to return to the Final Four. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Miesha Tate joins ONE Championship as vice president View comments With the UAAP entering its final stretch, University of Santo Tomas can either stay in contention for the Final Four picture or get eliminated after one misstep.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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The Chelsea v Arsenal quiz

first_imgTest your knowledge ahead of this weekend’s derby by seeing how many of these five questions you can answer correctly.[wp-simple-survey-70]  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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Most consecutive games played in NHL history — Top 10

first_imgPatrick Marleau is set to become just the sixth player in NHL history to play 800 consecutive games Tuesday when the Sharks play the Chicago Blackhawks. Here are the top 10 longest games-played streaks in league history. Numbers listed are for before Tuesday’s games.Rank    Name           Position    Streak     Start date       End date  1. Doug Jarvis            C               964        10/08/1975    10/10/19872. Garry Unger           C              914         02/24/1968    12/21/19793. …last_img

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How have aircraft cockpits changed over the decades?

first_imgFewer dials improve flight operationsThe number of dials required for cockpit procedures reduced dramatically. For normal procedures, the number of dials/gauges reduced from 107 to 34; for engine fire, from 15 to 4; for fuel jettison, from 11 to 7; for decompression, from 20 to 3; and for cargo fire, from 16 to 2. The simplification doesn’t end there. Fourteen computers dedicated to flight control on the 747-300 were replaced by just three on the -400 model. Glass cockpitWhat is now termed “the glass cockpit” was introduced by Airbus with the A320 family in the mid-1980s, followed by the 747 and MD-11 in the early 1990s. The advances in cockpit automation have also led to a dramatic improvement in safety. This is best illustrated by the evolution of the Douglas DC-9 which first flew in 1965 into the latest model the Boeing 717. In 1965, the initial DC-9 had a crash record of 1.26 Per one Million Departures (PMD). In 1980, an updated model, the DC-9 Super 80, later renamed the MD-80, had a crash rate of 0.43 PMD. From 1996 to 2013, the ultimate version, the MD-95, renamed 717 after the merger with Boeing, has had a perfect record. Need for fewer flight crewThe navigator’s position disappeared in the early 1960s, together with the engineer’s role. While the three-engine 140-seat 727 of 1962 required an engineer, the twin-engine 100-seat DC-9 of 1965 was certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with just two flight crew. In 1981 the FAA deemed that a flight engineer was no longer required on any aircraft and that a two-pilot crew was safe, due to the advances in cockpit automation and the dramatic improvement in engine reliability. Cockpit computerization advancesIn 1991 that dramatic increase in automation was underscored when Boeing moved from an analogue (conventional) cockpit with gauges and dials on the 747-300 to a computerized cockpit for the 747-400 with eight-inch Cathode Ray Tube (CRTs) displays. The result was the elimination of 600 dials and gauges. An illustration of the improvement in cockpit technology was the significant reduction in crew procedures from the 747-300 to the 747-400.center_img Flying by the starsThe first aircraft cockpits were rudimentary affairs with just a handful of instruments to provide the pilot with very basic information. However, by 1939 cockpits had become very complex. On the Boeing 314 Clipper the cockpit required a crew of five. Even on the first jet powered commercial aircraft like the 707 in the 1950s, you would find a four-crew cockpit with two pilots, an engineer and a navigator. There was even an observation dome for star sightings to assist with navigation! According to Boeing’s 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook, the industry will need 790,000 new civil aviation pilots and 754,000 new maintenance technicians to fly and maintain the world fleet over the next 20 years. last_img read more

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Exploratorium’s Experience Experts Deliver Awesome iPad App

first_img“Perception is a strong subject for us,” says Sound Uncovered project director Jean Cheng. Designing a museum exhibit at the level of user experience comes right down to perception. “This app is about sound, but it’s really about you.” By causing you to notice weird things about your perception that you usually take for granted, the Exploratorium forces you to think more critically about your environment, and it does so purely through fun.I’m not going to spoil the illusions for you. If you have access to an iPad, you should download Sound Uncovered for free and try it yourself. Right now.But I will tell you about my favorites: I love “Find the Highest Note,” which presents a circular organ and demonstrates the mind-bending auditory Möbius strip known as the Shepard scale. As you move upward and downward in base pitch, the eerie Shepard tone’s partials replace each other at the top and bottom range of hearing. As a result, even though you’re moving up or down in pitch, it ultimately never sounds like it’s getting higher or lower. It’s the auditory version of the barber-pole illusion, where the corkscrewing shape seems to move upward or downward forever while remaining in the same place.What’s also cool about this exhibit in the app is that it doubles as a musical instrument.Another great social exhibit is the “How Old Are Your Ears?” test, which lets you slide down from an inaudibly high frequency into the ranges that humans naturally lose the ability to hear over time. The younger people in the room will start to hear an ear-splitting whine, but the elders won’t hear a thing until lower down.As we ran through the illusions at the museum, the construction crews periodically tested the fire alarm in the building, which pierced through our conversation. It was uncomfortable for a second, disrupting this carefully arranged social situation, but then we realized the building itself was demonstrating the very kinds of sensory and cognitive tricks we were playing with on the iPad. Extending its exhibit design to the iPad is a natural move for the Exploratorium. This museum came online in 1993, making its website among the first 600 in the world. The Exploratorium is like a laboratory for turning things into laboratories. In the same way it is turning its new U-shaped port building and the walkways and docks outside into a delightful maze of science experiments, it can turn flat, pixellated spaces into exhibits as well. And on the iPad, these experiments come to life, gaining the inputs of touch, movement, light and sound.It’s All About PerceptionThe two Exploratorium iPad apps so far are both “buffet-style” collections of short, multi-sensory exhibits. You can select from a table of contents or swipe through like a magazine. The first was Color Uncovered, which uses properties of the tablet’s display to demonstrate properties of light. The new app, Sound Uncovered, uses both the speakers and microphones, as well as text and video explanations, to show off some of the surprisingly bizarre properties of sound. 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout jon mitchell 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People…center_img Simply SocialThe Exploratorium is not afraid to take risks with its apps. One exercise in Color Uncovered asks the user — with plenty of caution — to put a drop of water on the screen, which creates a magnifying bubble in which one can clearly see how pixels work. The team laughs about some of the App Store reviews they got from people who didn’t handle that part carefully.But the apps are simple and magazine-like, going out of their way not to overwhelm people less used to figuring out how iPad apps work. “We don’t want to further mystify people with this tech,” director of online engagement Lowell Robinson says. “Frank [Oppenheimer]’s dream was to demystify people about how the world works.” Accordingly, these apps are not about deep-down, immersive virtual experiences. “We’re trying to give you physical ways to test,” says Cheng. The apps ask you to try things, try them on others, and pass the tablet around.The Exploratorium apps are social, but not in the Facebook way. “Social in the old-fashioned sense where you’re sitting next to somebody,” Robinson says. We had a good laugh about that.Sound Uncovered for iPad is available for free on the iTunes App Store.Photos by Amy Widdowson. Tags:#apps#audio#iPad#music#science#sound Related Posts Everywhere Is A LaboratoryThe design of physical Exploratoreum starts with the goal of creating an experience and builds up from there. An iPad is just as good as a room in the museum if it’s the right place to focus the experience of an exhibit. “What makes the Exploratorium a unique place is that it’s the combination of a museum, a laboratory, and a developmental studio,” says Rob Semper, executive associate director of the museum.Semper is a physicist whose tenure at the Exploratorium goes back to designing some of its original exhibits with founder Frank Oppenheimer (also a physicist, who worked on the Manhattan Project with his older brother Robert Oppenheimer). Semper took a little time off from the Exploratorium to run the collaboration between Apple and Lucasfilm. Now he’s back creating museum exhibits again, both in San Francisco and at partner museums around the world. A museum under construction is an awesome scene. It’s like peeking backstage before the premiere of Broadway play, seeing the outer experience taking shape.The Exploratorium – a unique museum of science, art and human perception – is still two months away from its grand reopening. The lower floor is strewn with half-built exhibits and criss-crossed with caution tape. The upstairs is a buzzing office full of people planning for the big day and beyond. This vast new space on Pier 15 in San Francisco opens to the public on April 17.But on Monday the museum released Sound Uncovered, its second free iPad app, which the creators showed me during a visit to the unfinished museum. As I explored the app’s exhibits, the tablet disappeared in my hands. When you launch this app, you’re in the museum, no matter where you are.last_img read more

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10 months agoLiverpool striker Solanke favours Crystal Palace move

first_imgTagsTransfersLoan MarketAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool striker Solanke favours Crystal Palace moveby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool striker Dominic Solanke favours a loan move to Crystal Palace.Solanke is ready to say yes to a loan move to Crystal Palace — because he wants to come back to the Kop.The Sun says Solanke’s dream is still to make it on Merseyside and that gives Palace an advantage as he decides his move over the next 24 hours.Brighton tried to sign Solanke full-time, Bournemouth are back in the hunt and Watford came into the race as he looks for the club to join this weekend for the game time he cannot get at Anfield.All are keen but some want to get him outright, which is not what Solanke, 21, wants at the moment. last_img read more

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Impressive Turnout at FSJ for LNG Rally

first_imgCitizens created posters and banners to show support.The rally wrapped up around noon with hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages being served. The convoy then travelled out towards Charlie Lake and returned to the main rally site around 11 am. The rally took place where the old visitors’ information used to be built on the corner of 100th St and 96th Ave. The rally featured appearances from MP Bob Zimmer, MLA of Peace River North Dan Davies, the Mayor of Fort St John Lori Ackerman, MLA of Peace River South Mike Bernier and Mayor of Taylor Rob Fraser. Right to left- Rob Fraser, Lori Ackerman, Vivian Krause, Alan Yu, Mike Bernier, Dan Davies, Bob Zimmer.As well, the rally hosted Vivian Krause as the keynote speaker. Her speech focused on her work uncovering the foreign money that is being used to fund protest groups in hopes of stopping Canadian crude from reaching international markets.Krause is a Vancouver-based blogger and researcher who focuses on the source of funding for numerous Canadian environmental charities. She runs her own blog surrounding the topic Fair Question and she also writes for The Financial Post. FORT ST JOHN, B.C. – Horns blared and a convoy of trucks filled the highway this past Saturday to show support for the liquified natural gas export industry in British Columbia.Hosted by the group FSJ for LNG, a two-part rally took place in the Energetic City. First, the event was kicked off by a 110 vehicle convoy in co-operation with the Peace Region Vehicle Enthusiasts near the UFA card lock. The starting line up to the 2018 FSJ for LNG Vehicle Convoy. Photo by Jessica Telizynlast_img read more

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Body found near Pouce Coupe trestle bridge

first_imgAt this time, the case has been handed over to the Coroners Service and they are investigating the cause of death.The Coroners Service believes the incident is not suspicious.  The Coroners Service does not expect to release any further information on the case.The RCMP are not providing any further details as the case is not criminal in nature. POUCE COUPE, B.C. – RCMP and emergency crews were called to a scene near the public path and entrance to the Pouce Coupe trestle bridge after the discovery of a body on August 12.According to the B.C. Coroners Service, a body of a male in his teens was found at the Trestle Bridge.RCMP had asked that residents avoid the area as they were investigating the incident.last_img

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Senco launches Aham range of jewellery for men

first_imgSenco Gold & Diamonds, the fastest growing jewellery retail chain in India on April 17 unveiled ‘Aham’- the first signature men’s jewellery collection of its kind in the presence of the Kolkata Knight Riders star cricketers – Lockie Ferguson, Matt Kelly, Sandeep Warrier and Rinku Singh.Aham offers a signature collection of rings, bracelets, cuff-links, ear-studs, chains and pendants in diamond, gold and silver. The price of the collection starts from Rs 30,000 for the gold collection, Rs 2000 for silver, and Rs 40,000 for the items in diamond. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainSpeaking on the occasion, Suvankar Sen, Executive Director, Senco Gold & Diamonds, said, “We are delighted to launch our new range of Aham collection, which has been designed especially for the cosmopolitan man; urbane, dignified and grounded. The signature range can be used as part of daily wear, as well as on social occasions or for sheer power dressing by the men of honour.” “It’s a great opportunity for the brand as Bengal’s biggest and India’s fastest growing jewellery chain, to explore the trend of fashionably premium men’s accessories, which is still a signature for the men of honour going by its ancient roots, and reinforce our association with the men in action on the 22 yard – the Kolkata Knight Riders,” he added. He further thanked the star players of KKR, who graced the ocassion and wished them luck for the ongoing IPL.last_img read more

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