Alcohol laws of New Jersey (nom) by ColonelHenry. The state laws governing the control of alcohol beverages in New Jersey are unique. They are among of the most complex in the United States and contain many peculiarities not found in other states. State law provides for 29 distinct liquor licenses granted to manufacturers and for the public warehousing and transporting of alcoholic beverages. General authority for the statutory and regulatory control of alcoholic beverages rests with the state government.
George Harrison (nom) by Evanh2008. George Harrison (1943–2001) was an English musician, singer, and songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Harrison also released several best-selling singles and albums as a solo performer, and in 1988 co-founded the supergroup the Traveling Wilburys.
King Island Emu (nom) by FunkMonk. The King Island Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae ater) is an extinct subspecies of Emu, that was endemic to King Island. The King Island Emu was the smallest of all emus, and had darker plumage than the mainland Emu. It was black and brown, and had naked blue skin on the neck, although in common with mainland Emus its chicks were striped. They were distinct from the Kangaroo Island Emu in a number of osteological details, including size.
George Herriman (nom) by Curly Turkey. George Herriman (1880–1944) was an American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Krazy Kat. Herriman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and grew up in Los Angeles. After he graduated from high school in 1897, he was employed in the newspaper industry as an illustrator and engraver. He moved on to cartooning and comic strips, and drew a variety of strips until he introduced his most famous character, Krazy Kat, in his strip The Dingbat Family in 1910.
BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award (nom) by The Rambling Man. The BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award is an award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony each December. The award is given to the sportsperson who has made a substantive yet unrecognised contribution to sport. Sportspeople are nominated by the public, and must be aged at least 16 years on 1 January that year.
Gotye discography (nom) by Holiday56. Belgian-Australian singer Gotye (born 1980) has released three studio albums, one remix album, seven singles and sixteen music videos throughout his career. His debut, Boardface, was released in 2003.
Satyajit Ray filmography (nom) by Vivvt. Satyajit Ray (1921–1992) was an Indian film-maker who worked prominently in Bengali cinema. He has often been regarded as one of the great directors of world cinema. During his career he directed thirty-one films, and contributed to thirty-nine others.
List of New Mexico hurricanes (nom) by Yellow Evan. The inland U.S. state of New Mexico has experienced impacts from 78 known tropical cyclones and their remnants. There have been 65 known tropical cyclones from the Eastern Pacific that affected the state, compared to only 13 such Atlantic hurricanes. The biggest threat from such storms in the state is their associated rainfall and flooding.
List of current Indian chief ministers (nom) by Indopug. The Chief Minister is the elected head of government of a state of India, who holds the executive authority and is appointed by the governor of the state. The chief minister' term is usually for a maximum of five years, but there are no limits to the number of terms he can serve.
List of roller coaster rankings (nom) by Astros4477. Roller coasters are amusement rides developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. The first roller coasters, where the train was attached to a wooden track, appeared in France in the early 1800s. Although wooden roller coasters are still being produced, steel roller coasters are more common and can be found on every continent except Antarctica.
Aurora Borealis (nom; related article), created by Frederic Edwin Church and nominated by Pine. Aurora Borealis is an 1865 painting by Frederic Edwin Church of the Aurora Borealis and the arctic expedition of Dr. Isaac Hayes. The painting measures 56 x 83 1/2 in. (142.3 x 212.2 cm) and is now owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Yacht racing (nom; related article), created and nominated by WPPilot. Yacht racing is a form of sport reserved for sailing vessels of substantial size and weight. “Yacht” is referred to as deriving from either Norwegian ("jagt"), Middle Low German ("jaght") or from the Dutch word jacht, which means a swift light vessel of war, commerce or pleasure.
The photo of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's 2013 Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas yacht race is a new featured picture