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  Sparks - Martin Truksa's Album Review Site
Sparks first five Island singles all featured non-album tracks as B-sides (i.e.
was written for Sparks second album in 1972 but wasn't deemed good enough for inclusion.
, Sparks recorded a whole album of new songs which were a natural evolution from Balls.
www.sparks-fanatics.com   (246 words)

  Spark - Teletraan-1: The Transformers Wiki
The later episode, "Possession", dealt with the idea of sparks, but the spark in question -- that of Starscream -- is established as being aberrant, and thus the properties it displays are not neccessarily characteristic of sparks in general.
Upon using a spark extractor on himself, however, his spark was freed and immediately flew to the harness, which it activated before "flowing" up to the ceiling through the harness' cables.
Rattrap was able to capture Megatron using a hand-held spark extractor, and using a control panel on the extractor, repolarized and thus stabilized his spark.
transformers.wikia.com /wiki/Spark   (3272 words)

 Sparks Publications
Sparks, J. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the Malagasy and South Asian cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae).
Sparks, J. Paretroplus dambabe, a new cichlid fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from northwestern Madagascar, with a discussion on the status of P. petiti.
Sparks, J. Ptychochromis inornatus, a new cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from northwestern Madagascar, with a discussion of intrageneric variation in Ptychochromis.
research.amnh.org /ichthyology/staff/sparks/sparkspub/sparkspub.html   (930 words)

 Sparks, Nevada: History and Description
Sparks was an afterthought of the railroad's, created to the east of Reno in 1904 to replace Wadsworth as the big switching yard on this section of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
John Ascuaga gave Sparks its first skyscraper, and now the homely old business structures of Harriman are being replaced or restored to a confectionary Victorian dream of luxury and romance they never aspired to 90 years ago.
The mountain peaks against the western sky sky seem especially lovely and far away from the splashing sprays of water and the eager voices of the children, and the summer sky is never brassier than when observed from an innertube meandering around on the long, slow sissy ride around the perimeter of the park.
www.nevadaweb.com /cnt/r-t/sparks.html   (890 words)

 Sparks - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Sparks were a vehicle for the skewed pop smarts and wise-guy wordplay of brothers Ron and Russell Mael, Los Angeles natives who spent their childhood modeling young men's apparel for mail-order catalogs.
While touring the U.K., Sparks were warmly received by the British music press, and ultimately, the Mael brothers relocated to London, leaving the rest of the band behind; Earle Mankey subsequently became a noted producer, while Jim later joined Concrete Blonde.
Sparks left disco in the dust with 1981's Whomp That Sucker, recorded in Munich with a new supporting band comprised of guitarist Bob Haag, bassist Leslie Bohem, and drummer David Kendrick (who also played together as the Gleaming Spires).
artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,495793,00.html?artist=Sparks   (478 words)

 Player Bio: Matt Sparks :: Cross Country
Matt Sparks is in his fourth year as the distance and middle distance coach with the Saluki track and field program.
Sparks first started coaching at his alma mater, Indiana University, where he served as a graduate assistant and volunteer assistant coach for three years.
A native of Noblesville, Ind., Sparks earned an education degree in general science and biology in 1997, and a master's degree in applied sport science in 1999.
siusalukis.cstv.com /sports/c-xc/mtt/sparks_matt00.html   (458 words)

 EndlessGroove 1 - Sparks The Delirious Island Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sparks' visual style was essentially The Pose, with Russell playing the permed pretty boy, and Ron the Hitler mustachioed creepy geek.
Though Sparks were sometimes given the "glam rock" tag, it didn't really apply -- they were power pop all the way.
Though Sparks always had (and has) fans, there were always critics (and listeners) who couldn't take them.
www.endlessgroove.com /issue1/sparks.htm   (749 words)

 Bailey Sparks
It was in 1783, when Bailey Sparks was five years old, that his father again felt the urge to venture to a new frontier.
Bailey and Isaac Sparks, with only two years difference in their ages, were close friends as well as brothers.
A Bailey Sparks, perhaps a grandson, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, enlisting in Marlin Falls, Texas, in 1862 at the age of 17.
members.cox.net /sparkshistory/page/bailey-sparks.htm   (1193 words)

 Los Angeles, California Sports
Sparks center Lisa Leslie, due to give birth to a daughter next month and expected to sit out the WNBA season, said Thursday that she might return in August.
Indiana is considered one of the top contenders for a title as league opens its 11th season.
UCLA's Quinn, USC's Murphy, former area prep star Medders might be off the board by the time the Sparks select with the No. 25 pick.
www.latimes.com /sports/basketball/wnba/sparks   (243 words)

 Sparks (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sparks is an American rock and pop music band formed in Los Angeles in 1970 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals).
In 1976, Sparks made one of their first forays into the movie business, making a cameo appearance in the disaster film Rollercoaster, after Kiss turned down the role.
In the beginning they attempted to emulate the sound of their English heroes, such as The Who, Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd and The Kinks, sometimes even pretending to be an English band while on the LA club circuit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sparks_(band)   (2179 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Sparks is on Farm Road 95 and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad, eleven miles southeast of Belton in southeastern Bell County.
It grew up around the railroad station in the late nineteenth century and was probably named for the Sparks family, the original owners of the site.
The rural district school in Sparks had fifty-two pupils and one teacher in 1903.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/SS/hns66.html   (185 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Nicholas Sparks - Books: Meet the Writers
Sparks is a sort of national sweetheart -- a good-looking family man who writes heart-tugging novels that rarely fail to elicit tears or book sales.
There were numerous sentences and paragraphs that I found myself rereading, not for lack of clarity, but because the author did something I thought I was amazing," he wrote.
Also on his site, Sparks makes one recommendation for each gender, though he doesn't elaborate: Gates of Fire for men, Handyman for women.
www.barnesandnoble.com /writers/writer.asp?cid=977379   (262 words)

 Sparks Thrasher Magazine - Find Articles
Welcome to Sparks, one of the most influential bands of the past 30 years.
This duo has run the gamut of glam rock, post-punk, electronica, and pop and is currently on some serious next-level, symphonic, music-hall style that is truly bizarre.
Sparks isn't a household name for some people, and that's the reason we've been able to continue and have more albums than most other artists in our situation, especially because we're not lazy.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0JSE/is_285/ai_n6143220   (734 words)

 Sparks : interview
Sparks call it, in typically flamboyant style, "their genre-defining opus".
It's difficult to tell if Russell Mael still enjoys Sparks, the band that brought us such delights as Angst In Your Pants and Thank You For Flying Aeroflot and troubled the upper echelons of the UK and US charts during the '70s before finding cult status amongst a fervent fan base.
Not surprisingly, for anyone who has yet to hear Sparks at all, Russell advises that they start with the new record.
www.musicomh.com /interviews/sparks.htm   (972 words)

 Welcome to Sparks Health System.
At Sparks Health System, we skillfully combine advanced technology, expert care, clinical research and a commitment to patient safety to keep our patients in excellent health.
Sparks Regional Medical Center offers a full range of medical specialties and advanced diagnostic facilities with the latest technologies to ensure that our patients receive the very best care.
The Sparks Health System Board of Trustees, comprised of 12 non-physician community members and 6 physician members, ensures that Sparks Health System is continually committed to the development of advancements in medical excellence and above all to meeting the needs of our patients.
www.sparks.org   (305 words)

 Sparks, Georgia GA, town profile (Cook County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sparks was $10,779, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Sparks, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243.
The average commute time for Sparks workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=262309   (446 words)

 The Philadelphia Independent
But this scheme may have had an unintended side effect: Sparks is seen as a beverage of sponsored parties and open bars, gallery openings and invite-only events—a beverage, in other words, that ought to be free.
Michael Gray, the director of marketing at Origlio Beverages, the wholesale distributor of Sparks in Philadelphia, Chester, Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware counties, says that although the drink does poor business in the urban pocket and enjoys generally “spotty” distribution, it is well-received in the suburbs.
According to Werth, Sparks is more widely available—and boasts broader appeal—in New York City, where he currently lives, than in Philadelphia, although numerous bars and stores surveyed in the five boroughs reported no knowledge of its existence.
www.philadelphiaindependent.net /public/articles/35.html   (1531 words)

 Amazon.com: Sparks in the Kitchen: Books: Katy Sparks,Andrea Strong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Katy Sparks, formerly chef at Quilty's in Manhattan, is noted for delicious cooking that's French-based and globally influenced.
Sparks is no fusspot, advising readers "have fun and don't sweat the details." For example, in the recipe for Simple Roast Chicken, she notes, "Chicken is a perfect vehicle for experimentation," so try stuffing the bird with a half a lemon, a sprig of herbs, a few mushroom stems—anything that'll release flavor and aroma.
Katy Sparks' restaurant is a very popular New York City venue: now her taste for innovation and drama is accessible to home cooks in such dishes as Soft-Shell Crab Tempura with Crushed Blackberry and Horseradish Relish, or Roasted Cauliflower Gratin.
www.amazon.com /Sparks-Kitchen-Katy/dp/1400043557   (1265 words)

 Annandale Sparks
The Annandale Sparks are a U-17 girls soccer team in the 2003-2004 season based in Northern Virginia.
The Sparks have won or tied 70% of our games against the toughest of state and regional competition during this period.
The Sparks were defeated in the semi-finals at the U-15 and U-16 levels by the two-time national runner-up.
eteamz.active.com /gosparks/index.cfm   (378 words)

 UK Charity - SPARKS - Sport Aiding Medical Research for Kids
SPARKS is proud to be supported by our 2007 President, Robert Powell.
SPARKS are delighted to be benefiting charity of a range of sports stars testimonials.
SPARKS funds medical research related to the prenatal period and the early years of life.
www.sparks.org.uk   (170 words)

 Sparks! Paper Miniatures as a Font!
Sparks crawls down into the dungeons and up into the twisted streets of a lost medieval city with The Dungeoneers.
Sparks crawls out of the dungeons and into a vast, haunted wilderness with The Legend of Winter Forest.
The Sparks Scrapbook is an ongoing project to build a full-sized freeware Sparks set based on artwork submitted by our fans.
www222.pair.com /sjohn/sparks.htm   (1136 words)

 Sparks Health System - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sparks Regional Medical Center, our ultramodern hospital, offers a full range of medical specialties and advanced diagnostic facilities with the latest technologies to ensure that our patients receive the very best care.
Our full-service health system also includes the physicians and clinics that are part of the Sparks Medical Foundation, the Sparks Health System Foundation, responsible for all our philanthropy efforts, and our managed care organization, Sparks PremierCare.
The Sparks Health System Board, comprised of 12 non-physician community members and 6 physician members, ensures that Sparks Health System is continually committed to the development of advancements in medical excellence and above all to meeting the needs of our patients.
www.sparks.org /aboutus/aboutus.htm   (229 words)

 NPR : Sparks: Elegantly Whimsical
World Cafe, July 13, 2006 · With quirky melodies and a uniquely clever songwriting style, Sparks has remained one of the most innovative art-pop bands of the past three decades.
Upon relocating to England, Sparks solidified around the songwriting abilities of Ron and Russell Mael, who remained at the center of a rotating cast for the next 30+ years.
On Hello Young Lovers, Sparks returns with all of the smartly funny lyrics and hooks a fan could hope for.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5555691   (300 words)

 Sparks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Stormy Sparks received his B.S.A./Entomology at the University of Georgia in 1980.
Vegetable IPM research has included work on the pests of cole crops, celery, pepper, carrot, onion and cucurbits including diamond back moth, aphids, sweet potato/silverleaf whitefly, spider mites, pepper weevils,onion and western flower thrips and leaf miners.
Sparks, A.N. Jr., and Riley, D.G. Arthropod Management Tests (in press).
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /southtex/staff/sparksa.htm   (212 words)

 Sparks, Nevada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city that sprung up around them was first called Harriman after Edward Harriman who was then president of the railroad.
Sparks plays host annually to the Best of the West Rib Cookoff.
Brian Crane, the creator of the comic strip Pickles, resides in Sparks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sparks,_Nevada   (978 words)

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Some might think Sparks was that band from the 70's and others might think it's that band from the 80's.
Around this time I saw Sparks at the Ritz in New York City and I remember being totally amused when for an encore Russell came out with a stuffed animal and sang a ballad to it.
I'd prove that Sparks was one of the most clever and imaginative pop/rock band in the U.S. So clever that despite having 18 records, many on major labels, people still haven't heard of them here.
home.earthlink.net /~kenmontgomery/sparks.html   (1822 words)

 Sparks – Music at Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Sparks are two brothers from LA. Ronald Mael and Russell Mael.
Sparks have released 20 albums and continue to release new material on a regular basis.
Seeing Sparks live last year was one of the best shows I have ever been to.
www.last.fm /music/Sparks   (1145 words)

 About Awana Children's Ministry, Youth Ministry, Leader Training, Parent Resources, Family Ministry, Bible Memory, ...
The aim of the curriculum is to take youngsters a step deeper into God’s Word while giving unsaved boys and girls regular opportunities to hear the gospel and come to faith in Jesus Christ.
After being immersed in solid foundational teaching at the preschool level, boys and girls frequently come to an understanding of their need to trust Christ as their personal Savior while in Sparks.
Sparks club meetings combine learning with fun to create an atmosphere of irresistible excitement for churched and unchurched kids alike.
www.awana.org /about/default.aspx?id=149   (267 words)

 Sparks Computer Solutions - multimedia publishing services
Sparks is a small, energetic, growing company established in 1996.
Our services encompass traditional, web and multimedia publishing - taking in design, content editing, illustration, data manipulation and typesetting on the way.
If you'd like us to contact you, please click here.
www.sparks.co.uk   (42 words)

 2006 WBL Sparks
The 12U WBL Sparks will compete in the prestigious Cooperstown Dreams Park tournament July 1-7.
The Sparks are the only all-girls team to ever play at Dreams Park.
RP/RH "I want to be a Spark because I am excited to play on an all girls baseball team for the first time and to have the opportunity to meet players from many different places and to play on the same team with them"
www.baseballglory.com /sparks.htm   (795 words)

 Sparks Little League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
To check the current umpire schedule or get the information form, go to handouts on the menu to the left.
eteamz.active.com /sparksbaseball/index.cfm   (101 words)

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