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Old 11-07-2014, 11:55 PM   #667
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Broken Glass is a 1994 play by Arthur Miller, focusing on a couple in New York City in 1938, the same time of Kristallnacht, in Nazi Germany.. The play's title is derived from Kristallnacht, which is also known as the Night of Broken Glass..Phillip and Sylvia Gellburg are a Jewish married couple living in New York in the last days of November 1938. Phillip works at a Wall Street bank, where he works on foreclosing.. Sylvia suddenly becomes partially paralysed from the waist down after reading about the events of Kristallnacht in the newspaper..Dr. Harry Hyman is contacted by Phillip to try to help Sylvia recover.. Dr. Hyman believes that Sylvia's paralysis is psychosomatic, and though he is not a psychiatrist, he begins to treat her according to his diagnosis. Throughout the play, Dr. Hyman learns more about the problems that Sylvia is having in her personal life, particularly in her marriage..Broken Glass was first staged, and received its world premiere, at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, before transferring to the Booth Theatre from April 24, 1994 to June 26 of the same year, totaling 73 performances..Booth's Theatre, on the southeast corner of 23rd Street and 6th Avenue, was demolished in 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) began on August 26, 1883 (with origins as early as May of that year) and culminated with several destructive eruptions of the remaining caldera.. On August 27,2/3rds of Krakatoa collapsed in a chain of titanic explosions, destroying most of the island and its surrounding archipelago. Additional alleged seismic activity continued to be reported until February 1884, though reports of those after October 1883 were later dismissed by Rogier Verbeek's investigation. It was one of the deadliest and most destructive volcanic events in recorded history, with at least 36,417 deaths being attributed to the eruption itself and the tsunamis it created. Significant additional effects were also felt around the world..Collier Bay -This EQ, 10 Aug 1997, magnitude 6.3 just off the WA north coast, was the largest Australian EQ since the magnitude 6.7 earthquake near Tennant Creek in January 1988..In 1927 a new island, Anak Krakatau, or "Child of Krakatoa", emerged from the caldera formed in 1883 and is the current location of Eruptive ACtivity..

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The blood circle, also known as a safety circle, is a term used by the Boy Scouts to describe the area within the radius of the arm and blade length combined, when using a pocket knife, knife or axe.. This area can be envisioned as a sphere with a person and a sharp instrument at its center..Presumably, anyone within this radius is at risk of being wounded by an accidental slip of the blade.. Therefore, it is desirable to keep other people outside of the circle at all times..The circle is found by holding the blade of the cutting instrument (never the handle) in the hand used for cutting, and slowly swinging the arm in a 360° arc.. The far end of the handle marks the limits of the circle. Any person or thing within this circle is considered to be at risk of injury. While it is never a good idea to enter another person's blood circle, it is customarily the responsibility of the knife-holder to clear the circle, or to move cautiously (after closing their knife) if the circle cannot be cleared..While the term is in common use by members of the Boy Scouts of America it is not found in any official publications of the organization...
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