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Auburn River National Park

Auburn River National Park is a protected area in the North Burnett Region, Australia. It is in the north-east of the locality of Hawkwood extending into southern Dykehead; the park is 277 km northwest of Brisbane. The park is located on the a tributary of the Burnett River, south-west of Mundubbera. Auburn River National Park was established in 1964 and features a steep river gorge and hardwood forests, it contains some relics from a unsuccessful goldrush in the late 19th century. Camping is allowed on the northern banks of the river at a campground where some facilities are provided. Bush camping is permitted. Access is via Mundubbera-Durong Road. Walks from Auburn River Camping Area Gorge Lookout Walk Distance: 600m return Time: Allow 15 minutes Riverbed and Rockpools Trail Distance: 1.5km return Time: Allow 1 hour Gorge-top Walk Distance: 3.2km Time: Allow 1.5 hours Protected areas of Queensland Auburn River Dam Auburn River National Park

Glenn McQuillen

Glenn Richard McQuillen, known as "Red", was an American professional baseball player. During a 210-game, five-season career in Major League Baseball, all with the St. Louis Browns, he was a reserve outfielder, playing in left field, he threw right-handed. A native of Strasburg, Virginia, McQuillen attended what is now McDaniel College in Westminster and reported to the Browns upon signing with them in 1938. In his first professional and Major League game, he hit a double as a pinch hitter off Johnny Marcum of the Boston Red Sox, collecting his first run batted in during a 12–8 loss at Sportsman's Park. McQullen batted an MLB career-high.284 that season. He spent 1939, 1940 and most of 1941 in minor league baseball at the upper levels of the Browns' farm system. After a seven-game recall to the Browns during September 1941, McQuillen spent all of 1942 on the St. Louis roster, when he posted career highs in games, hits, RBI, while hitting for a.283 average. McQuillen enlisted in the United States Navy before the 1943 season, serving on the destroyer USS Bennett in the Pacific Theater of Operations for three years before rejoining the Browns during the 1946 and 1947 seasons.

In 1946, he again spent a full season with the Browns, but he could not crack their starting outfield and his batting mark fell to.241. In a five-season MLB career, McQuillen was 75 RBI in 210 games. Following his major league stint, he spent 10 years playing and managing in the minors, leaving baseball after the 1956 season. McQuillen died in Gardenville, Maryland, at the age of 74. Baseball Reference Retrosheet Baseball in Wartime The Deadball Era

Wisła Wielka

Wisła Wielka is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pszczyna, within Pszczyna County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies 8 kilometres south-west of Pszczyna and 35 km south of the regional capital Katowice; the village has a population of 1,900. The village of Wisła was first mentioned in 1223 as Vizla, in a document of Bishop of Wrocław issued for Norbertine Sisters in Rybnik among villages paying them tithe, it belonged to the Duchy of Opole and Racibórz and Castellany of Cieszyn. During the political upheaval caused by Matthias Corvinus the land around Pszczyna was overtaken by Casimir II, Duke of Cieszyn, who sold it in 1517 to the Hungarian magnates of the Thurzó family, forming the Pless state country. In the accompanying sales document issued on 21 February 1517 the village was mentioned as wes Wisla Polska; the Kingdom of Bohemia in 1526 became part of the Habsburg Monarchy. In the War of the Austrian Succession most of Silesia was conquered by the Kingdom of Prussia, including the village

The Great Temptation

The Great Temptation is a 1952 West German drama film directed by Rolf Hansen and starring Dieter Borsche, Ruth Leuwerik and Renate Mannhardt. It was made at the Bavaria Studios in Munich; the film's sets were designed by Botho Hoefer. A successful surgeon conceals from his colleagues that he has never formally received any medical qualifications having learned his skills working as a medical orderly in a Soviet prisoner of war camp. Dieter Borsche as Richard Gerbrand Ruth Leuwerik as Hilde Renate Mannhardt as Sylva Carl Wery as Medizinalrat Dr. Bosch Paul Bildt as Dr. Riebold Claus Biederstaedt as Famulus Huber Ulrich Bettac as Gerichtsvorsitzender Friedrich Domin as Dr. Frank, Verteidiger Heinrich Gretler as Bürgermeister Max Händel Heini Göbel as Dr. Schnetz Harald Holberg as Alexander Rochwald Bruno Hübner as Professor Dr. Nanken Erich Ponto as Professor Dr. Gandolphi Rudolf Reiff as Generaldirektor Witt Ado Riegler as Dr. Köberl Franz Schafheitlin as Landrat Rochwald Ernst Schröder as Staatsanwalt Paula Braend as Oberschwester Therese Lina Carstens Marion Morell as Schwester Narzisse Charlotte Scheier-Herold as Frau Rochwald Edith Schultze-Westrum as Frau Riebold Hake, Sabine.

German National Cinema. Routledge, 2013; the Great Temptation on IMDb

List of house types

This is a list of house types. Houses can be built in a large variety of configurations. A basic division is between free-standing or single-family detached homes and various types of attached or multi-family residential dwellings. Both may vary in scale and amount of accommodation provided. A Hut is a primitive dwelling one room and one story in height; the design and materials of huts vary around the world. Bungalow is a common term applied to a low one story house with a shallow-pitched roof. A Cottage is a small house one story in height, although the term is sometimes applied to larger structures. A Ranch-style house or Rambler is one-story, low to the ground, with a low-pitched roof rectangular, L- or U-shaped with deep overhanging eaves Ranch styles include: California ranch: the "original" ranch style, developed in the United States in the early 20th century, before World War II Tract ranch: a post-World War II style of ranch, smaller and less ornate than the original, mass-produced in housing developments without basements Suburban ranch: a modern style of ranch that retains many of the characteristics of the original but is larger, with modern amenities An I-house is a two-story house, one room deep with a double-pen, hall-parlor, central-hall or saddlebag layout.

New England I-house: characterized by a central chimney Pennsylvania I-house: characterized by internal gable-end chimneys at the interior of either side of the house Southern I-house: characterized by external gable-end chimneys on the exterior of either side of the house A Gablefront house has a gable roof that faces its street or avenue, is in the novel The House of Seven Gables. A-frame: so-called because the steep roofline, reaching to or near the ground, makes the gable ends resemble a capital letter A. Chalet: a gablefront house built into a mountainside with a wide sloping roof Charleston single house: originating in Charleston, South Carolina, a narrow house with its shoulder to the street and front door on the side. Split-level house is a design of house, built during the 1950s and 1960s, it has two nearly equal sections that are located on two different levels, with a short stairway in the corridor connecting them. Bi-level, split-entry, or raised ranch Tri-level A Tower house is a compact two-story house fortified.

Irish tower houses were surrounded by defensive walls called bawns Kulla: an Albanian tower house Peel tower or pele tower: fortified tower houses in England and Scotland used as keeps or houses Vainakh tower: a tower house found in Chechenya and Ingushetia that reached up to four stories tall and were used for residential or military purposes, or both Welsh tower houses: built in the 14th and 15th centuries A Longhouse is historical house type for family groups. Geestharden house: one of the three basic house types in Schleswig-Holstein region of Germany Uthland-Frisian house: a sub type of Geestharden house of northwest Germany and Denmark A Housebarn is a combined house and barn. Barndominium: a type of house that includes living space attached to either a workshop or a barn for horses, or a large vehicle such as a recreational vehicle or a large recreational boat Byre-dwelling: farmhouse with people and livestock under one roof Connected farm: type of farmhouse common in New England Frutighaus: a type of barnhouse originating in the Frutigland region of Switzerland.

Courtyard house Siheyuan: a type of courtyard house found in China Snout house: a house with the garage door being the closest part of the dwelling to the street. Octagon house: a house of symmetrical octagonal floor plan, popularized during the 19th century by Orson Squire Fowler Airey house: a type of low-cost house, developed in the United Kingdom during the 1940s by Sir Edwin Airey, widely constructed between 1945 and 1960 to provide housing for soldiers and airmen who had returned home from World War II; these are recognizable by their precast concrete columns and by their walls made of precast "ship-lap" concrete panels. Assam-type House: an earthquake-resistant house type found in the northeastern states of India Bastle house: a fortified farmhouse found in England and Scotland Castle: a defensive structure/dwelling built during the Dark Ages and the Middle Ages, during the 18th century and the 19th century. Converted barn: an old barn converted into a house or other use. Earth sheltered: houses using dirt piled against it exterior walls for thermal mass, which reduces heat flow into or out of the house, maintaining a more steady indoor temperature Pit-house: a prehistoric house type used on many continents and of many styles sunken into the ground.

Rammed earth Sod house Souterrain: an earthen dwelling deriving from Neolithic Age or Bronze Age times. Underground home: a type of dwelling dug and constructed underground. Ex. A Rammed-Earth Style House Yaodong: a dugout used as an abode or shelter in northern China on the Loess Plateau Igloo: an Inuit, Yup'ik, Aleut seasonal or emergency shelter, made of knife-sliced blocks of packed snow and/or ice in the Arctic regions of Alaska, Canada and Siberian Russia. Kit house: a type of pre-fabricated house made of pre-cut, numbered pieces of lumber. Sears Catalog Home: an owner-built "kit" houses that were sold by the Sears, Roebuck and Co. corporation via catalog orders from 1906 to 1940. Laneway house: a type of Canadian house, constructed behind a normal single-family home that opens onto a back lane Log home, Log cabin: a house built by American and Russian frontiers

Sternocera ruficornis

Sternocera ruficornis is a species of beetle belonging to the Buprestidae family. Its bright metallic green elytra are used in jewellery making. Sternocera ruficornis can reach a length of about 30–50 millimetres; the elytra and pronotum have a bright green iridescence and the pronotum is densely punctured. It is visually similar to S. aequisignata. This species occurs across southern Asia. In Thailand it is prevalent in the north-east of the country where bamboo of the genus Arundinaria is found; the female lays eggs singly in soil at the base of the host plants. Each female is capable of laying 5 -- 12 eggs; the hatched larva has five instar stages. Stages 1 to 4 remain in the soil for 3–4 months where they feed upon the roots of the adult host plants; the 5th instar can be found above ground. Adult beetles have a short lifespan of 1–3 weeks, though the complete life cycle takes up to two years. S. ruficornis and the similar S. aequisignata are both consumed by humans as a source of food in northern Thailand and China.

This is one of the major sources of their decline in that area