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Chuathbaluk, Alaska

Chuathbaluk is a city in Bethel Census Area, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 118, down from 119 in 2000. Chuathbaluk is located at 61°34′32″N 159°14′50″W, on the Kuskokwim River 100 miles upstream from Bethel; the Russian Mountains, a small circular mountain range, stand just to the north of the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.2 square miles, of which 3.5 square miles is land and 1.7 square miles, or 33.19%, is water. Chuathbaluk first appeared on the 1970 census as an unincorporated village, it formally incorporated in 1975. Prior to that, the community had been known as "Russian Mission." This was not to be confused with the present city of the same name, so it was called the Little Russian Mission to avoid confusion. Under the prior name, it never reported a population separately; as of the census of 2000, there were 119 people, 33 households, 23 families residing in the city. The population density was 33.8 people per square mile.

There were 43 housing units at an average density of 12.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 5.04% White, 91.60% Native American, 0.84% from other races, 2.52% from two or more races. There were 33 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.3% were married couples living together, 27.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.3% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.61 and the average family size was 4.21. In the city, the age distribution of the population shows 42.9% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 16.0% from 45 to 64, 4.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $34,286, the median income for a family was $34,167.

Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,100. There were 16.7% of families and 24.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 27.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64. During the 19th century, Deg Hit; the Russian Orthodox Church built the St. Sergius Mission by 1894, residents of Kukuktuk from 20 miles downriver moved to the mission. Once established, village has been called Chukbak, St. Sergius Mission, Kuskokwim Russian Mission, Little Russian Mission; the village was confused with Russian Mission on the Yukon, so in the 1960s the name was changed to Chuathbaluk, derived from the Yup'ik word Curapalek, meaning "the hills where the big blueberries grow." Much of the village was lost in an influenza epidemic in 1900. By 1929, the site was deserted, although Russian Orthodox members continued to hold services at the mission. In 1954, the Crow Village Sam Phillips family from Crow Village resettled the mission, residents of Aniak and Crooked Creek joined their settlement.

The church was rebuilt in the late 1950s, a state school opened in the 1960s. The city was incorporated in 1975

Krzysztof Bulski

Krzysztof Bulski is a Polish chess grandmaster. Bulski learned to play chess at the age of seven, he is a multiple medalist of the Polish Junior Chess Championship: silver in 2007 and twice bronze in 2001, 2006. In 2007 represented Poland at the World Junior Chess Championship in Yerevan, he has won the Polish Blitz Team Chess Championship on three occasions, in 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2010 he made debut in the Polish Chess Championship. In 2010 shared 1st place with Marcin Tazbir in Polish University Chess Championship in Poznań. In 2011 was second in Round-robin tournament in Zaježová. In 2012 won two silver medals in World University Chess Championship in Guimarães. In 2013 Bulski was second in the Polish Blitz Chess Championship in Bydgoszcz, he has competed in several Polish Team Chess Championships. Bulski has played for Poland on board 3 at the 2013 European Team Chess Championship, scoring 5/9. Krzysztof Bulski rating card at FIDE Krzysztof Bulski player profile and games at Chessgames.com Krzysztof Bulski player profile at 365chess.com

Lowell High School (Massachusetts)

Lowell High School is a single-campus public high school located in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. The school is a part of Lowell Public Schools. Lowell, Massachusetts was incorporated as a town in 1826 and Lowell High School opened shortly after in 1831. One of its earliest homes was a small brick building on Middlesex Street owned by the Hamilton Manufacturing Company. Lowell's public schools were integrated and African American Caroline Van Vronker was a student at Lowell High School in 1843, at a time when every public high school in Massachusetts and the United States was segregated. In 1840, the high school moved into a new building located between Kirk Street and Anne Street along the Merrimack Canal. Over the next 100 years, the school campus expanded; the oldest extant building replaced the 1840s building in 1893. In 1922, a large new building was built along Kirk Street and in the 1980s another building was built on the opposite side of the Merrimack Canal with connecting walkways over the canal.

There are now three major buildings with one limited to the Freshman Academy. Current enrollment is over 3000 students; the mascot of Lowell High School is the Red Raider and the school colors are maroon & gray. Charles Herbert Allen - Politician: Congressman. Straw - Politician: Governor of New Hampshire Paul Tsongas - Politician: Democratic. Changing Times: A Century and a Half at Lowell High School. 1840-1990 located on Kirk Street, Massachusetts

The Dead Lands

The Dead Lands is a 2014 New Zealand action film directed by Toa Fraser. It was screened in the Special Presentations section at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival where it had its world premier on 4 September 2014, it was selected as the New Zealand entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated. Tane, the chief of a Maori, his 15-year-old son Hongi and their tribe allow a rival clan access to the remains of the second tribe's fallen warriors. Hongi does not trust the rival clan's leader and follows him; as Hongi suspected, the visit is a ruse, Wirepa desecrates the grave site as a pretext for war, blaming Hongi for disturbing the remains. Tane offers to kill Hongi if it will prevent war. Wirepa refuses. Wirepa's clan returns in force, kills the men of the tribe and beheads Tane, taking his head as a trophy. Hongi is knocked away from the battle, survives. Hongi attempts to track down Wirepa. On the way, he discovers that Wirepa and his men have entered the Dead Lands, an area where any men who venture into are believed to be killed by a monster.

Hongi, suspecting that the monster is in fact a man, tracks him down and, although reluctant, the monster agrees to help Hongi hunt down Wirepa. The monster is in fact a warrior who murdered all the men of his own tribe, he kills anyone who ventures there to prevent his tribe's historic lands from being occupied; the warrior is motivated by a desire to redeem himself and thus be led to the afterlife by his vengeful ancestors. While tracking down Wirepa, Hongi has a series of visions of his long dead grandmother, who helps them on their way. Hongi and the warrior track down Wirepa, several of his men are killed before Wirepa and his surviving warriors flee. Hongi and the warrior go after them, the warrior kills a small band of hunters they come across to keep his identity a secret. Hongi is devastated by this, screams at the warrior; the two separate, but the warrior has a vision from his ancestors that convinces him to continue helping Hongi. Wirepa and his men are tracked to a mountaintop fort.

Wirepa taunts Hongi with his fathers head, angering him, but the warrior convinces him to regroup and return later. Wirepa's men leave Tane's head on a spike, most of the men leave the fort. Again, this is a ruse by Wirepa to lure Hongi in. However, when the trap is sprung, the warrior and Hongi get the upper hand and kill most of Wirepa's men. While Hongi battles Wirepa, the warrior is wounded but manages to return and save Hongi. Wirepa, distracted from his battle with Hongi, beats the warrior to the ground before returning his attention to Hongi; this time Hongi gains the upper hand, is about to kill Wirepa. This pleases Wirepa, because it will allow him to be remembered as a great warrior who died in battle about whom songs will be sung, stories will be told. Hongi denies Wirepa this honor, spares his life and makes him swear to leave his land, allows him to leave. Defeated and alone, Wirepa walks off in shame. Hongi returns to the warrior, mortally wounded. Hongi adopts the warrior into his clan, so that his own ancestors will guide the warrior into the afterlife.

The film ends with a final vision of Hongi's grandmother, pleased, as Hongi begins his return home. James Rolleston as Hongi Lawrence Makoare as The Warrior Rena Owen as the Grandmother Te Kohe Tuhaka as Wirepa Xavier Horan as Rangi Raukura Turei as Mehe George Henare as Tane The film received mixed reviews, it is "certified fresh" with a score of 66% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 44 reviews. The critics consensus reads:'The Dead Lands doesn't add anything new to the primeval quest genre, but its battle scenes boast enough visceral thrills to carry viewers through the more mundane moments.' Simon Abrams of RogerEbert.com gave the film 2 stars out of 4. Deborah Young of The Hollywood Reporter put it in her top ten films of the year. In 2019 streaming service Shudder and TVNZ said. On 5 December, 2019 it was announced that the first two episodes of The Dead Lands would premiere on January 23, 2020 on Shudder's platforms, it aired on TVNZ OnDemand in New Zealand after its international debut. Subsequent episodes will premiere on both TVNZ OnDemand weekly.

Darneen Christian as Mehe Te Kohe Tuhaka as Waka Nuku Rau Jordi Webber as Rangi List of submissions to the 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of New Zealand submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film The Dead Lands on IMDb

Warsaw metropolitan area

The Warsaw metropolitan area is the metropolitan area of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The metropolitan area covers ten counties in the Masovian Voivodeship, with an area of 3,000 km² and a population of 3,101,000 in 2014; the largest cities or towns within the metropolitan area are Warsaw, Pruszków, Otwock, Mińsk Mazowiecki, Piaseczno and Wołomin. Public transport in the metropolitan area is served by the Warsaw Transport Authority. Metropolitan areas in Poland http://www.e-warsaw.pl/inwestycje/strategia.htm#urban Warsaw development strategy http://urbact.eu/fileadmin/subsites/civitas/Mazovia_UR_policies_TS.pdf

Non-linear editing system

Non-linear editing is a form of offline editing for audio and image editing. In offline editing, the original content is not modified in the course of editing. In non-linear editing, edits are modified by specialized software. A pointer-based playlist an edit decision list, for video or a directed acyclic graph for still images is used to keep track of edits; each time the edited audio, video, or image is rendered, played back, or accessed, it is reconstructed from the original source and the specified editing steps. Although this process is more computationally intensive than directly modifying the original content, changing the edits themselves can be instantaneous, it prevents further generation loss as the audio, video, or image is edited. A non-linear editing system is a video or audio editing digital audio workstation system that performs non-destructive editing on source material; the name is in contrast to 20th century methods of linear video film editing. A non-linear editing approach may be used when all assets are available as files on video servers or hard disks, rather than recordings on reels or tapes.

While linear editing is tied to the need to sequentially view film or hear tape, non-linear editing enables direct access to any video frame in a digital video clip, without having to play or scrub/shuttle through adjacent footage to reach it, as is necessary with video tape linear editing systems. When ingesting audio or video feeds, metadata are attached to the clip; those metadata can be attached manually. It is possible to access any frame by entering directly the timecode or the descriptive metadata. An editor can, for example at the end of the day in the Olympic Games retrieve all the clips related to the players who received a gold medal; the non-linear editing method is similar in concept to the cut and paste techniques used in IT. However, with the use of non-linear editing systems, the destructive act of cutting of film negatives is eliminated, it can be viewed as the audio/video equivalent of word processing, why it is called desktop video editing in the consumer space. Video and audio data are first captured to hard disk-based systems, or other digital storage devices.

The data are imported into servers employing any necessary transcoding, digitizing or transfer). Once imported, the source material can be edited on a computer using application software, any of a wide range of video editing software. Editing software records the editor's decisions in an edit decision list, exportable to other editing tools. Many generations and variations of the original source files can exist without storing many different copies, allowing for flexible editing, it makes it easy to change cuts and undo previous decisions by editing the EDL. Generation loss is controlled, due to not having to re-encode the data when different effects are applied. Compared to the linear method of tape-to-tape editing, non-linear editing offers the flexibility of film editing, with random access and easy project organization. In non-linear editing, the original source files are not modified during editing; this is one of the biggest advantages of non-linear editing compared to linear editing. With the EDLs, the editor can work on low-resolution copies of the video.

This makes it possible to edit both standard-definition broadcast quality and high definition broadcast quality quickly on desktop computers that may not have the power to process huge full-quality high-resolution data in real-time. The costs of editing systems have dropped such that non-linear editing tools are now within the reach of home users; some editing software can now be accessed free as web applications. The non-linear editing retrieves video media for editing; because these media exist on the video server or other mass storage that stores the video feeds in a given codec, the editing system can use several methods to access the material: Direct access The video server records feeds with a codec readable by the editing system, has network connection to the editor and allows direct editing. The editor previews material directly on the server and edits directly on the server without transcoding or transfer. Shared storage The video server transfers feeds to and from shared storage, accessible by all editors.

Media in the appropriate codec on the server need only transferred. If recorded with a different codec, media must be transcoded during transfer. In some cases, files on shared storage can be edited before the transfer is finished. Importing The editor downloads the material and edits it locally; this method can be used with the previous methods. As of January 2019, Davinci Resolve had a user base of more than 2 million using the free version alone; this is a comparable user base to Apple's Final Cut Pro X, which had 2 million users as of April 2017.. This is in comparison to 2011, when reports indicated, "Avid's Media Composer is still the most-used NLE on prime-time TV productions, being employed on up to 90 percent of evening broadcast shows". Globally, the positioning and popularity of once common video editing platforms has since changed as more NLEs exist; some notable NLEs are: Avid Media Composer Adobe Premiere Pro DaVinci Resolve Final Cut Pro X and its p