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School Bus Yellow
School bus
School bus
yellow is a color that was specifically formulated for use on school buses in North America in 1939. The color is now officially known in Canada
Canada
and the U.S. as National School Bus Glossy Yellow
Yellow
and was originally called National School Bus Chrome. The pigment used for this color was, for a long time, the lead-containing chrome yellow.[1] The color was chosen because it attracts attention and is noticed quickly in peripheral vision, faster than any other color. Scientists describe this as follows: "Lateral peripheral vision for detecting yellows is 1.24 times greater than for red."[2] In April 1939, Dr. Frank W. Cyr, a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York organized a conference that established national school-bus construction standards for the U.S., including the standard color of yellow for the school bus
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SRGB Color Space
sRGB (standard Red Green Blue) is an RGB color space
RGB color space
that HP and Microsoft
Microsoft
created cooperatively in 1996 to use on monitors, printers, and the Internet. It was subsequently standardized by the IEC as IEC 61966-2-1:1999.[1] It is often the "default" color space for images that contain no color space information, especially if the images' pixels are stored in 8-bit integers per color channel. sRGB uses the ITU-R BT.709 primaries, the same as in studio monitors and HDTV,[2] a transfer function (gamma curve) typical of CRTs, and a viewing environment designed to match typical home and office viewing conditions
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Posten AB
PostNord
PostNord
Sverige (formerly Posten AB) is the name of the Swedish postal service. The word "posten" means "the post" or "the mail" in Swedish. In 2009 it merged with its Danish equivalent, Post Danmark A/S, forming PostNord
PostNord
AB, a holding company that is jointly owned by the Swedish (60%) and Danish (40%) governments.[1] A rebranding to PostNord
PostNord
for both the mail as well as logistics divisions was performed in 2015.[2]Contents1 History 2 Transportation of the mail 3 Directors General of Postverket 4 Managing Directors of Posten AB 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Posten was established as Kungliga Postverket (The Royal Postal Agency) in 1636 by the Lord High Chancellor of Sweden
Sweden
Axel Oxenstierna, who was de facto regent until the young Queen Christina took the throne in 1644
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Red
Red
Red
is the color at the end of the visible spectrum of light, next to orange and opposite violet. It has a dominant wavelength of approximately 625–740 nanometres.[1] It is a primary color in the RGB color model
RGB color model
and the CMYK color model, and is the complementary color of cyan. Reds range from the brilliant yellow-tinged scarlet and vermillion to bluish-red crimson, and vary in shade from the pale red pink to the dark red burgundy.[2] The red sky at sunset results from Rayleigh scattering, while the red color of the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon
and other geological features is caused by hematite or red ochre, both forms of iron oxide
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National Institute Of Standards And Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology
Technology
(NIST) is a measurement standards laboratory, and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce
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Federal Standard 595
The Federal Standard color system, officially the Federal Standard 595C - Colors Used in Government Procurement, is a United States Federal Standard for colors, issued by the General Services Administration. The standard is also widely referred to as FED-STD-595, FS-595, or similar names, with the version letter appended.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] NOTICE OF FED-STD-595C CANCELLATION NOTICE 2 February 14, 2017. Superseded by SAE-AMS-STD-595. This document, and all new SAE-AMS-STD-595 color standard products such as fan decks and color chipsets, may be obtained from www.sae.org, or SAE International Customer Service, 400 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale PA 15096. FED-STD-595C, dated 16 January 2008, and all associated slash sheets, are hereby canceled
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List Of People Known As The Father Or Mother Of Something
The following is a list of significant men and women known for being the father, mother, or considered the founders mostly in Western societies in a field, listed by category. In most non-science fields, the title of being the "father" is debatable.Contents1 Fine art 2 Games 3 Humanities 4 Military 5 Nations 6 Natural and social sciences 7 Sports 8 Technology8.1 Fields 8.2 Computing 8.3 Inventions9 Towns, cities, and regions 10 Transport 11 See also 12 ReferencesFine art[edit]Subject Father/mother ReasonCowboy sculpture Frederic Remington[1] Created first bronze cowboy sculpture in 1895Games[edit]Subject Father/mother Reason3D gaming Yu Suzuki John Carmack Creator of Hang-On, Virtua Racing, Virtua Fighter
Virtua Fighter
and Shenmue Creator of Wolfenstein 3D
Wolfenstein 3D
and DoomCollectible Card Game Richard Garfield Creator of Magic:The GatheringMiniature wargaming H. G
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John D. Hertz
John Daniel Hertz, Sr. (April 10, 1879 – October 8, 1961) was an American businessman, thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder, and philanthropist.Contents1 Biography 2 Business career 3 Personal life 4 Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse racing 5 Philanthropy 6 Death 7 ReferencesBiography[edit] Born Schandor Herz[1][2][dubious – discuss] to a Jewish family[3][4][5][6] in Sklabiňa, a village in modern-day Martin, Slovakia.[7] His family emigrated to Chicago
Chicago
when he was five. As a young man, Hertz Jr
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Yellow Cab Company
The Yellow Cab Company
Yellow Cab Company
was a taxicab company in Chicago
Chicago
which was founded in 1907 by John D. Hertz.[1] In 1920 the Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company
Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company
was formed to manufacture taxicabs. During the 1910s and 1920s the company was involved in considerable illegal activity relating to mobsters and in particular to the Chicago Outfit. Yellow Cab was involved in a bitter rivalry with Checker Taxi at the time which led to a number of shootings, deaths and firebombings.[2] By 1925 the company was a subsidiary of the ' Chicago
Chicago
Yellow Cab Company', a public holding company with shares equally divided amongst Hertz, Parmelee and a small group of other investors
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Sweden
Coordinates: 63°N 16°E / 63°N 16°E / 63; 16Kingdom of Sweden Konungariket Sverige[a]FlagGreater coat of armsMotto: (royal) "För Sverige – i tiden"[a] "For Sweden
Sweden
– With the Times"[1]Anthem: Du gamla, Du fria[b] Thou ancient, thou freeRoyal anthem: Kungssången Song of the KingLocation of  Sweden  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]Capital and
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Postbus
A postbus is a public bus service that is operated as part of local mail delivery as a means of providing public transport in rural areas with lower levels of patronage, where a normal bus service would be uneconomic or inefficient. Postbus
Postbus
services are generally run by a public postal delivery company and combine the functions of public transport and mail delivery and collection. A standard passenger fare is payable to the driver or postie.Contents1 History 2 By country2.1 Austria 2.2 Czechoslovakia 2.3 Finland 2.4 Germany 2.5 Sweden 2.6 Switzerland 2.7 United Kingdom 2.8 Ireland3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit]Walsh's Royal Mail
Royal Mail
and Day Car in Sligo, Ireland, showing a pregenitor of the postbus service as it currently existsHorse-driven mail coach and public transport services were frequently combined prior to the advent of motorized transport
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Post Box
A post box (British English; also written postbox), also known as a collection box, mailbox, letter box or drop box (American English) is a physical box into which members of the public can deposit outgoing mail intended for collection by the agents of a country's postal service
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PPG Industries
PPG Industries, Inc. is an American Fortune 500
Fortune 500
company and global supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, PPG operates in more than 70 countries around the globe. By revenue it is the second largest coatings company in the world after AkzoNobel.[1] It is headquartered in PPG Place, an office and retail complex in downtown Pittsburgh, and is known for its glass facade designed by Philip Johnson.Contents1 Founding and 20th century 2 20th century 3 21st century3.1 Attempted acquisition of AkzoNobel4 Environmental record 5 In sports 6 Gallery 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksFounding and 20th century[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it
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Germany
Coordinates: 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9Federal Republic
Republic
of Germany Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German)[a]FlagCoat of armsMotto:  "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (de facto) "Unity and Justice and Freedom"Anthem: "Deutschlandlied" (third verse only)[b] "Song of Germany"Location of  Germany  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)Location of
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Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
(/ˈswɪtsərlənd/), officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities.[1][2][note 1] The country is situated in Western-Central Europe,[note 4] and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi) (land area 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi))
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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