HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

20 Fenchurch Street
20 FENCHURCH STREET is a commercial skyscraper in London
London
that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street , in the historic City of London
London
financial district. It has been nicknamed 'The walkie-talkie ' because of its distinctive shape. Construction was completed in spring 2014, and the top-floor 'sky garden' was opened in January 2015. The 34-storey building is 160 m (525 ft) tall, making it the sixth-tallest building in the City of London
City of London
and the 12th tallest in London. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and costing over £200 million, 20 Fenchurch Street features a highly distinctive top-heavy form which appears to burst upward and outward. A large viewing deck, bar and restaurants are included on the top three floors; these are, with restrictions, open to the public
[...More...]

"20 Fenchurch Street" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Curved Mirror
A CURVED MIRROR is a mirror with a curved reflecting surface. The surface may be either convex (bulging outward) or concave (bulging inward). Most curved mirrors have surfaces that are shaped like part of a sphere , but other shapes are sometimes used in optical devices. The most common non-spherical type are parabolic reflectors , found in optical devices such as reflecting telescopes that need to image distant objects, since spherical mirror systems, like spherical lenses, suffer from spherical aberration . One advantage that mirror optics have over lens optics is that mirrors do not introduce chromatic aberration
[...More...]

"Curved Mirror" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

City A.M.
CITY A.M. is a free, business-focused newspaper distributed in and around London
London
, England
England
. Its certified distribution was 90,911 copies a day in December 2016, according to statistics compiled by the ABC , a drop of 7.93% year-on-year. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Content * 3 Distribution * 4 Website * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY City A.M.
City A.M.
was launched in September 2005 and operates as an independent media company. City A.M.'s editor is Christian May, formerly of the Institute of Directors . The paper employs an editorial team of 27 across its four daily sections – news, business features and investment, lifestyle and sport. Its pagination averages around 40 tabloid full-colour pages a day. City A.M.'s launch editor was former Sunday Times
Sunday Times
and Sunday Express journalist David Parsley
[...More...]

"City A.M." on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

The Guardian
THE GUARDIAN is a British daily newspaper. It was known from 1821 until 1959 as the MANCHESTER GUARDIAN. Along with its sister papers The Observer and the Guardian Weekly , The Guardian
The Guardian
is part of the Guardian Media Group , owned by the Scott Trust . The Trust was created in 1936 "to secure the financial and editorial independence of the Guardian in perpetuity and to safeguard the journalistic freedom and liberal values of the Guardian free from commercial or political interference." The Scott Trust became a limited company in 2008, with a constitution to maintain the same protections for the Guardian. Profits are reinvested in journalism rather than to benefit an owner or shareholders. The paper's readership is generally on the mainstream left of British political opinion
[...More...]

"The Guardian" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Royal Town Planning Institute
The ROYAL TOWN PLANNING INSTITUTE (RTPI) is the principal body representing planning professionals in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Ireland . It promotes and develops policy affecting planning and the built environment . Founded in 1914, the institute was granted a Royal Charter in 1959. In 2012 it reported that it had over 23,000 members. CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 Functions * 3 Members * 4 Governance * 5 Research * 6 Planning Aid * 7 Presidents * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links ORIGINSFollowing the Housing, Town Planning, * To promote the artistic and scientific development of towns and cities; * To secure the association, and to promote the general interests of those engaged or interested in the practice of town-planning.The institute received its royal charter in 1959, then becoming the Royal Town Planning Institute
[...More...]

"Royal Town Planning Institute" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Building Design
BUILDING DESIGN refers to the broadly based architectural , engineering and technical applications to the design of buildings . All building projects require the services of a building designer, typically a licensed architect or structural engineer . Smaller, less complicated projects often do not require a licensed professional, and the design of such projects is often undertaken by building designers, draftspersons, interior designers (for interior fit-outs or renovations), or contractors . Larger, more complex building projects require the services of many professionals trained in specialist disciplines, usually coordinated by an architect
[...More...]

"Building Design" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

London Bridge
Coordinates : 51°30′29″N 0°05′16″W / 51.50806°N 0.08778°W / 51.50806; -0.08778 LONDON BRIDGE London Bridge
Bridge
in 2006 COORDINATES 51°30′29″N 0°05′16″W / 51.50806°N 0.08778°W / 51.50806; -0.08778 CARRIES Five lanes of the A3 CROSSES River Thames
[...More...]

"London Bridge" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Party Animals (TV Series)
PARTY ANIMALS is a British television drama series screened on BBC Two in 2007. It was produced by World Productions , the makers of No Angels and This Life . Party Animals tells the story of people involved with the Parliament of the United Kingdom , including researchers, lobbyists and government (at the time Labour ) and Conservative Members of Parliament . Despite reasonably good critical reaction, the show scored poorly in the ratings, attracting only one million viewers. The BBC has not commissioned another series. The show featured Matt Smith in his first major television role, portraying the Parliamentary researcher Danny Foster. In Australia , ABC1 began broadcasting the show from 2 December 2008 on a Tuesday 8:30pm timeslot over the ('non-ratings period') summer break. In the province of Ontario , Canada , TVOntario (Ontario's public educational media organisation), began showing the series in February 2010
[...More...]

"Party Animals (TV Series)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Elevator
An ELEVATOR (US and Canada ) or LIFT (UK , Australia , Ireland , New Zealand
New Zealand
, and South Africa ) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks ) of a building, vessel, or other structure. Elevators/lifts are generally powered by electric motors that either drive traction cables and counterweight systems like a hoist , or pump hydraulic fluid to raise a cylindrical piston like a jack . In agriculture and manufacturing, an elevator/lift is any type of conveyor device used to lift materials in a continuous stream into bins or silos . Several types exist, such as the chain and bucket elevator , grain auger screw conveyor using the principle of Archimedes\' screw , or the chain and paddles or forks of hay elevators . Languages other than English may have loanwords based on either elevator or lift
[...More...]

"Elevator" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Louvre
7.3 million (2016) * Ranked 1st nationally * Ranked 1st globally DIRECTOR Jean-Luc Martinez CURATOR Marie-Laure de Rochebrune PUBLIC TRANSIT ACCESS * Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre * Louvre-Rivoli WEBSITE www.louvre.frThe LOUVRE (US : /ˈluːv(rə)/ ), or the LOUVRE MUSEUM (French : Musée du Louvre ( listen )), is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris
Paris
, France
France
. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine
Seine
in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward). Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square metres (782,910 square feet). In 2016, the Louvre
Louvre
was the world\'s most visited art museum , receiving 7.3 million visitors
[...More...]

"Louvre" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Global Warming
GLOBAL WARMING, also referred to as CLIMATE CHANGE, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth
Earth
's climate system and its related effects. Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming. Many of the observed changes since the 1950s are unprecedented in the instrumental temperature record which extends back to the mid-19th century, and in paleoclimate proxy records covering thousands of years. In 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Climate
Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report concluded that "It is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century." The largest human influence has been the emission of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide , methane and nitrous oxide
[...More...]

"Global Warming" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

DBRS
DBRS is a credit rating agency (CRA) founded in 1976 (originally known as Dominion Bond Rating Service) in Toronto by Walter Schroeder, who sold the company to a consortium led by The Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus in December 2014. DBRS is the largest rating agency in Canada with other offices in New York, Chicago, and London. DBRS comprises three affiliated operating companies – DBRS Limited; DBRS, Inc.; and DBRS Ratings Limited. Daniel Curry is the agency’s CEO. DBRS is the fourth largest ratings agency in the world, with about a 2.5% global market share. DBRS is registered as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization from the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), one of only 10 companies to hold the designation. DBRS is also registered with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) in Canada
[...More...]

"DBRS" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Vinson & Elkins
VINSON & ELKINS LLP (or V&E) is an international law firm with approximately 700 lawyers worldwide headquartered in the First City Tower in Downtown Houston , Texas
Texas
. Vault's 2018 rankings placed V&E as the #1 firm in Texas, and the starting salary for first-year associates is $180,000. The firm has 16 offices in major energy, financial, and political centers worldwide, including Austin , Beijing
Beijing
, Dallas , Dubai , Hong Kong , Houston
Houston
, London
London
, Moscow
Moscow
, New York City
New York City
, Palo Alto , Richmond , Riyadh
Riyadh
, San Francisco
San Francisco
, Taipei
Taipei
, Tokyo
Tokyo
, and Washington, D.C . The firm is currently led by Mark Kelly as Chairman and Scott Wulfe as Managing Partner
[...More...]

"Vinson & Elkins" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

St Margaret Pattens
ST MARGARET PATTENS is a Church of England church in the City of London , located on Eastcheap near the Monument . The dedication is to St. Margaret of Antioch . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Building * 3 Name * 4 Gallery * 5 See also * 6 Notes * 7 External links HISTORYThe church was first recorded in 1067, at which time the church was probably built from wood. It was rebuilt in stone at some unknown subsequent date but fell into disrepair and had to be demolished in 1530. It was rebuilt in 1538 but was destroyed in the Great Fire of London in 1666. The present church was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1687. It is one of only a few City churches to have escaped significant damage in the Second World War . In 1954 St Margaret Pattens ceased to be a parish church and became one of the City’s guild churches, within the living of the Lord Chancellor and under the jurisdiction of the Bishop of London
[...More...]

"St Margaret Pattens" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Liberty Mutual
LIBERTY MUTUAL GROUP, more commonly known by the name of its primary line of business , LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE, is an American diversified global insurer, and the fourth-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States
United States
. It ranks 76th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the United States
United States
based on 2013 revenue. Based in Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
, it employs over 50,000 people in more than 900 locations throughout the world. As of December 31, 2016, Liberty Mutual
Liberty Mutual
Insurance
Insurance
had $121.7 billion in consolidated assets, $102.5 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $38.3 billion in annual consolidated revenue
[...More...]

"Liberty Mutual" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

CNA Financial
CNA FINANCIAL CORPORATION is a financial corporation based in Chicago , Illinois , United States , and noted for its 600-foot (180 m) tall red headquarters building, CNA Center . Its principal subsidiary, CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY (CCC), was founded in 1897. CNA (the parent company) was incorporated in 1967. CNA itself is 90% owned by a holding company, Loews Corporation . This holding company also has interests in offshore oil and gas drilling rigs, natural gas transmission pipelines, oil and gas exploration, and in hotel operations. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 CNA Center gallery * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYCONTINENTAL ASSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA was founded in Detroit in 1897. The purpose of the company was to provide accident and health insurance to railroad industry employees. This company then merged with the Metropolitan Accident Company, changed its name to the Continental Casualty Company, and moved to Chicago
[...More...]

"CNA Financial" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.