a small windcatcher is called a shish-khan in traditional persian architecture. shish-khans can still be seen on top of ab anbars in qazvin and other northern cities in iran. these seem to function more as ventilators than as the temperature regulators seen in the central deserts of iran. windcatchers in egypt
in the 14th century, decorative plasterwork called pargeting was being used in south-east england to decorate the exterior of timber-framed buildings. this is a form of incised, moulded or modelled ornament, executed in lime putty or mixtures of lime and gypsum plaster.
gravity is the fifth studio album by the canadian rock band our lady peace.it was released on june 18, 2002 by columbia records in north america.the album became a worldwide success, charting highly both in canada and the united states with the hit singles 'somewhere out there' and 'innocent'.the album title, gravity, was inspired by the chorus lyrics 'falling back to me, defying gravity' from .
iman born zara mohamed abdulmajid; somali: zara maxamed cabdulmajiid; 25 july 1955 is a somali fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. a former muse of designers gianni versace, halston, calvin klein, donna karan and yves saint laurent, she is also noted for her philanthropic work.she is the widow of english rock musician david bowie, whom she married in 1992.
orkut was very popular in iran, but the website was then blocked by the government. according to official reports, this was due to national security issues, and islamic ethical issues about dating and match-making. to get around this block, sites such as orkutproxy.com now defunct were made for iranian users.
iran became a centre of the spread of the virus after china. amidst claims of a cover-up of the extent of the outbreak in iran, more than ten countries had traced their cases back to iran by 28 february, indicating that the extent of the outbreak may be more severe than the 388 cases reported by the iranian government by that date.
putty. traditional glazing putty, consisting of a paste of chalk powder and linseed oil, is a sealant for glass windows that hardens within a few weeks of application and can then be painted over. the durability of putty is owed to the drying properties of linseed oil.
windows rt is a discontinued mobile operating system developed by microsoft. it is an edition of windows 8.x built for the 32-bit arm architecture armv7 . first unveiled in january 2011 at consumer electronics show, the windows 8 rt operating system was officially launched alongside windows 8 on october 26, 2012, with the release of three .
iran is now the 3rd largest cement producer in the world and has increased its output by over 10% from 2008 to 2011. due to climbing energy costs in pakistan and other major cement-producing countries, iran is in a unique position as a trading partner, utilizing its own surplus petroleum to power clinker plants. now a top producer in the middle .
j-b weld epoxy. j-b weld is a two-part epoxy adhesive or filler that can withstand high-temperature environments. j-b weld can be used to bond surfaces made from metal, porcelain, ceramic, glass, marble, pvc, abs, concrete, fiberglass, wood, fabric, or paper. alcohol should be avoided when cleaning surfaces, as it can degrade the bond.
the term stained glass is also applied to windows in which the colours have been painted onto the glass and then fused to the glass in a kiln. stained glass, as an art and a craft , requires the artistic skill to conceive an appropriate and workable design, and the engineering skills to assemble the piece.
the bottle recalls the rounded shape of an orange, with a glass texture designed to mimic the fruit. production was moved to marseille in metropolitan france in 1962 in the run-up to algeria's independence. orangina was first launched in the united states in 1978 under the brand name orelia, which was later reverted to orangina.
a cd player is an electronic device that plays audio compact discs, which are a digital optical disc data storage format. cd players were first sold to consumers in 1982. cds typically contain recordings of audio material such as music or audiobooks.cd players may be part of home stereo systems, car audio systems, personal computers, or portable cd players such as cd boomboxes.
internet relay chat irc is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text. the chat process works on a client/server networking model. irc clients are computer programs that users can install on their system or web based applications running either locally in the browser or on a 3rd party server.
orkut was a social networking website owned and operated by google.the service was designed to help users meet new and old friends and maintain existing relationships. the website was named after its creator, google employee orkut büyükkökten. citation needed orkut was one of the most visited websites in india and brazil in 2008. in 2008, google announced that orkut would be fully managed .
polymer clay is a type of hardenable modeling clay based on the polymer polyvinyl chloride pvc . it typically contains no clay minerals, but like mineral clay a liquid is added to dry particles until it achieves gel-like working properties, and similarly, the part is put into an oven to harden, hence its colloquial designation as clay. polymer clay is generally used for making arts and craft .