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Ban Jelačić Square

Ban Jelačić Square is the central square of the city of Zagreb, named after ban Josip Jelačić. The official name is Trg bana Jelačića; the square is colloquially called Jelačić plac. It is located below Zagreb's old city cores Gradec and Kaptol and directly south of the Dolac Market on the intersection of Ilica from the west, Radićeva Street from the northwest, the small streets Splavnica and Harmica from the north, Bakačeva Street from the northeast, Jurišićeva Street from the east, Praška Street from the southeast and Gajeva Street from the southwest, it is the center of the Zagreb Downtown pedestrian zone. The square has existed since the 17th century, its first name was Harmica. The oldest standing building, dating from the 18th century, is situated at 1 Ban Jelačić Square. In 1848, the square was renamed to its present name. A large statue of ban Josip Jelačić on a horse, created by Austrian sculptor Anton Dominik Fernkorn was installed on 19 October 1866 by Austrian authorities, despite protests from Zagreb councilmen.

It caused unease amongst Hungarians, who see Jelacic as a traitor. A horsecar line passing through the square's southern side was introduced in 1891. In 1910–11 horses were replaced by electric trams. In 1946, the square was renamed Trg Republike. Jelačić's statue was removed in 1947 as the new Communist government of Yugoslavia denounced him as a "servant of foreign interests". Antun Bauer, a curator of the Gliptoteka gallery, kept it in the gallery cellar. After World War II, car traffic through the square intensified. In 1975, the square became a car-free zone; the 1987 Summer Universiade was held in Zagreb. The city used the event to revitalize the city; the square was made part of the downtown pedestrian zone. A part of the Medveščak stream, running under the sewers since 1898, was uncovered by workers; this part formed the Manduševac fountain, covered in 1898. On 11 October 1990, during the breakup of Yugoslavia and after 1990 elections in Croatia, Jelačić's historic role has again been considered positive and the statue was returned to the square but on the north portion facing the south.

The name of the square has again been changed to his second name, after Josip Jelačić. Jelačić Square is the most common meeting place for people in Zagreb. Being a part of the pedestrian zone, it is inaccessible by car. ZET tram lines 1, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17 traverse it by day, 31, 32 and 34 by night; the present-day square features buildings belonging to different architectural styles ranging from classicism and modernism. Many of them have antique façades; this makes them a common target for advertisers. The square features the Manduševac fountain located in its eastern part; the square is adorned with Christmas lights at Christmas. Media related to Jelačić Square at Wikimedia Commons

Online (song)

"Online" is a song co-written and performed by American country music artist Brad Paisley. It was released in July 2007 as the second single from the album 5th Gear; the single is Paisley's ninth overall Number One single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, as well as his fifth consecutive Number One. In addition, the song's music video won a Video of the Year award for Paisley at the 2007 Country Music Association awards. Paisley wrote this song with Chris DuBois. "Online" is a moderate up-tempo song whose lyrics satirize the online world MySpace. Here, the song's protagonist is a geek who lives at home with his parents, holds a job at the local Pizza Pitt pizzeria, claims limited success in the dating world. "five-foot-three and overweight," a fan of science fiction, a mild asthmatic, the main character has an account on MySpace. There, he assumes a much more desirable personality: "Online, I'm out in Hollywood / I'm six-foot-five and I look damn good / I drive a Maserati / I'm a black-belt in karate / And I love a good glass of wine".

In the song, he claims to live in Malibu, have a sexy, finely sculptured body, pose for Calvin Klein Inc. and GQ. The fictitious alternate personalities make the geek claim that he is "so much cooler online." The album version of the song ends with a marching band playing the melody of the chorus, a reference to an earlier line where the protagonist claims to play tuba in a marching band. Kevin J. Coyne of Country Universe gave the song an F rating, he considered the song a form of bullying because of the contrast between Paisley's superstar status and the unpopularity of the character in the song. Coyne added, "hat isn't comedy. It’s sport." Allmusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine described the song more favorably in his review of 5th Gear, saying, " an obvious joke that comes just a bit too close to bullying, but he saves himself with his smarts — not just verbal but musical, as he ends it with a marching band that delivers an aural punchline set up by the words." The music video is directed by actor Jason Alexander, who plays the geek in the song's music video.

Patrick Warburton has a cameo as a car dealer, Shane West has a cameo as a photographer, Maureen McCormick is featured as the geek's next door neighbor. The marching band from Brentwood High School in Brentwood, Tennessee makes an appearance at the end, country music artists Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler appear as Paisley's backup dancers; the concert portions of the video were shot at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, during Brad Paisley's tour, during which Swift and Pickler served as opening acts. The Matrix digital rain can be seen falling on the screen behind the band's performance. In one part of the video, the geek's parents get into an argument over the father creating a MySpace online profile for himself; the mother intends to, in turn, create one for herself, after becoming infatuated with Paisley after seeing him performing the song. "And he can sing!", she says to the father. "I can't sing?" the father inquires. "No!" she snaps back. The father acts hurt, a tongue-in-cheek reference to William Shatner's own long-mocked music career.

On, during the final scene of the music video, the mother tells Paisley "marching band music makes", to which Paisley stares at the camera in horror. As listed in liner notes. Brad Paisley - lead vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar Tom Baldrica - tuba Jim "Moose" Brown - B3 organ Randle Currie - steel guitar Eric Darken - percussion Kevin "Swine" Grantt - bass guitar Vicki Hampton - background vocals Wes Hightower - background vocals Tim Lauer - keyboards Ben Sesar - drums Carrie Underwood – background vocals Justin Williamson - fiddle Brentwood High School Marching Band, Randy Box, conductor Roy Agee - trombone Chris Brooks - drums Jay Dawson - mellophone Mike Haynes - trumpet Sam Levine - saxophone Joe Murphy - tuba Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics


Pertusaria is a large genus of warty crustose lichens It is in the Pertusariaceae family. The fruiting bodies are modified apothecia that immersed in warts on the main body with small holes for the spores to emerge, similar to ostioles, or are above and lecanorine (spore bearing discs surrounded by a ring of tissue similar to the tissue of the thallus. Members of the genus are called wart lichens; the widespread genus contains over 500 species. Pertusaria amara Pertusaria californica Pertusaria diluta Pertusaria favicunda Pertusaria lactea Pertusaria opthalmazia Pertusaria rubefacta Pertusaria subambigens Pertusaria velata Pertusaria xanthodes Pertusaria in Index Fungorum

Outrage A.D.

Outrage A. D. known as Outrage, is a Christian thrash and death metal band that originated in Ottawa, Ontario. The band began in 1992 as Outrage and disbanded in 1995. In 2013, the band reunited and changed their name to Outrage A. D. Outrage began in 1992 with the lineup of Drummer/Vocalist Nick Richer, Guitarist/Vocalist Mart Marion, Bassist Art Robillard; the band recorded a demo album, titled Hail God and was released independently. Following that, by 1994, the band released a second demo album, titled Waiting for the Son, which featured seven tracks of material. In 1994, following the recording on their sophomore release, Robillard departed from the band, with his brother, stepping up to take over the Bass for live performances. In 1995, the band disbanded. However, many years in 2013, the band reunited with a new moniker. Now going by Outrage A. D. Richer and Marion reprised their positions as Guitarist respectively. Neither Robillard brother returned to the band, which led the position to be filled by Nicolas Miquelon on Bass.

With the new lineup, the band entered the studio at Apartment 2 Recording Studio and recorded their debut studio album, New Blood. Following the release of the album, the band was featured on a compilation called Christian Brutal Death Metal, Volume 1. On October 16, 2017, it was announced that the band had signed with Nosral Recordings and were re-releasing the album through the label. In early 2018, the band released the single "New Blood", alongside a lyric video. On February 23, 2018, New Blood was re-released via Nosral Recordings. On March 6, 2019, the band released their debut music video, titled "Unreal Trip". CurrentNick Richer - Vocals, Drums Mart Marion - Vocals, Guitars Nicolas Miquelon - Bass FormerArt Robillard - Bass LivePhil Robillard - Bass Studio albumsNew Blood Demo albumsHail God Waiting for the Son Bandcamp

Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks

The Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks working group proposed the IEEE 1904.1 standard for managing telecommunications networks. Ethernet passive optical network is a technology for fiber to the x access networks, with millions subscriber lines. In response to rapid growth, the SIEPON project was formed in 2009 to develop system-level specifications, targeting "plug-and-play" interoperability of the transport and control planes in a multi-vendor environment; the project was organized to build upon the IEEE 802.3ah and IEEE 802.3av physical layer and data link layer standards and create a system-level and network-level standard, allowing interoperability of the transport and control planes in a multi-vendor environment. The "P" prefix is used while the standard is being proposed, dropped when ratified. A draft standard was announced in September 2011; the Industry Standards and Technology Organization announced a conformity assessment program in February 2012. The first official standard in the series, IEEE Standard 1904.1-2013, was published in September 2013

Bega schoolgirl murders

The Bega schoolgirl murders refer to the abduction and murder of two schoolgirls 14-year-old Lauren Margaret Barry and 16-year-old Nichole Emma Collins of Bega, New South Wales, Australia on 6 October 1997. They were abducted by Leslie Camilleri and Lindsay Beckett, both from the New South Wales town of Yass; the men subjected the girls to repeated rapes and sexual assaults on five or more separate occasions, while driving them to remote locations throughout rural New South Wales and Victoria. Over a twelve-hour period, the girls had been driven several hundred kilometres from Bega to Fiddler's Green Creek in Victoria, where they were stabbed to death by Beckett under the order of Camilleri; the girls were reported missing on the day of their disappearance, a massive manhunt consisting of family, friends and community volunteers combed the area but failed to locate any sign of the girls. Police investigations lasting several weeks led to Camilleri and Beckett, career criminals with over 200 criminal convictions between them.

Camilleri, who claimed he was innocent of any crime and insisted Beckett acted alone, was facing existing charges relating to other sexual assaults against minors at the time of the murders. Leslie Alfred Camilleri was born to a family of six children in New South Wales, he did not meet his natural father. A psychiatric report prepared in 1993 spoke of Camilleri's deprived childhood, "a pattern of theft and vandalism which have been his reaction to social ostracism, leading to frustration, which because of poor impulse control has ended in explosive outbursts of destructive behaviour". Camilleri was considered "uncontrollable" as a child and spent a large part of his childhood in juvenile detention, he escaped the institution and, between the ages of 10 to 12, lived as a street kid in King's Cross, Sydney. Camilleri was taken before the children's court by police and ordered to return to the institution, where he remained until he was 15. Four days prior to the abduction of Rosamari Gandarias in Canberra, three weeks prior to the Bega murders, Camilleri appeared in the District Court of New South Wales on trial for charges relating to sexual offences against his de facto daughter.

After two days the trial was aborted and Camilleri was released from custody on bail. Camilleri had 146 prior convictions for offences such as dishonesty and wilful damage. At the time of the murders, he lived in Yass. Camilleri had known Beckett for a period of two to three years and would associate with him to steal cars. In 2012, Camilleri appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates Court via videolink from HM Prison Barwon to be charged with murdering 13-year-old schoolgirl Prudence "Prue" Bird, who disappeared from her Glenroy home in February 1992. Camilleri had made admissions in a police interview, but there was a dispute over the alleged motive and how the murder was effected. On 5 December 2013, Camilleri was sentenced to an extra 28 years' imprisonment for the murder of Bird. Lindsay Hoani Beckett was born in New Zealand and lived in the Bay of Plenty town of Opotiki before moving to Australia. At the time of the murders, Beckett lived in Yass and had come to associate with Camilleri, five years his senior, in criminal pursuits.

It would be Beckett who would break and confess to police about the Bega murders, leading them to the bodies of the victims. It was claimed Camilleri exerted a strong influence over Beckett. In sentencing Beckett to life imprisonment, Justice Vincent described him as having "quite a low IQ" and as someone "who had fallen under the influence of an older individual of much stronger personality". In 2010, Beckett was moved to another jail after love letters from a former security guard were discovered in his cell. Beckett was 23 at the time of the murders, he will be 59 when eligible for parole in 2033. On 3 October 1997, a campsite was set up by the father of Nichole Collins at White Rock, near Bega, for his teenage daughter to invite friends over for the coming Labour Day weekend; the camp site was located three kilometres from the Collins home. The girls would call at the house while camping to change clothing and eat. Collins's father called at the camp site to check on the children and did so on the day the girls disappeared.

About 9:00 p.m. on 5 October, wearing her high school jacket, her younger friend Barry, left the camp site and walked off for a nearby party. Nearby and Beckett were riding in a Ford Telstar belonging to Camilleri's de facto partner. Camilleri had an argument hours earlier with his partner and talked to Beckett about his feelings of depression; the two men were injecting each other with amphetamines while driving aimlessly. According to Beckett, Camilleri spotted the girls walking single file along the Bega-Tathra Road in Evan's Hill and stopped to offer them a lift. At 10:00 p.m. after a brief discussion, the girls entered the car willingly. A pink portable television, which had earlier been taken by Camilleri and Beckett from a friend in lieu of a drug-related debt, was removed from the back seat of the vehicle and discarded at the side of the road to provide room for the girls to sit; the television would become important evidence and implicate the two men in their crimes to follow. Beckett told police the group travelled to Tathra Beach and spent some time there before returning to the campsite at White Rock.

On the road leading to the campsite, Camilleri became disturbed at the car bottoming out on the uneven gravel road and became angry at the girls. The rear doors of the vehicle had been locked using the vehicle's child locks and there were no window winders, preventing the