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Cregneash or Cregneish is a small village and tourist destination in the extreme south-west of the Isle of Man, about 1 mi from Port Erin. Annual Manx festivals are held in Cregneash and it is home to a flock of the rare four-horned Loaghtan sheep. Much of the village forms a "Living Museum" dedicated to the preservation of the traditional Manx ways of life. Opened in 1938, the Cregneash Folk Village shows the typical way of life of a small Manx village in the 19th century. Many original Manx cottages have been exhibit Victorian farming and fishing equipment. Most of the cottages were thatched, this is reflected on many of the cottages. There are a number of private homes in the village, but their external appearance is controlled to maintain an older look. A central museum holds a wealth of historical information, whilst many of the cottages in the village allow visitors to see rural activities performed by museum workers in traditional dress. Harry Kelly's cottage in the centre of the village typifies a Manx villager's home, where weaving or knitting took place in the living area.

In the workshop a blacksmith demonstrates some of the tools and techniques used to make horseshoes and other metal equipment of the time. Ned Beg's cottage holds an exhibition about the Manx language, as Cregneash was important in the survival of the language around the start of the 20th century. Ned Maddrell, sometimes called the last native speaker of Manx, was brought up in the village; the historic village backdrop has been used in film and television shows, including Waking Ned Devine, Rocket's Island, Keeping Mum and Solace in Wicca. Photos tagged'Cregneash' on Flickr A Walking tour around Cregneash with Stanley Karran, produced in 2009 by Culture Vannin


Aloukika is an alien, supernatural drama, mystery-thriller television serial directed by Ilyas Ahmed. The serial, made in Telugu language, premiered on ETV Telugu in; this unique serial was based on other dimensions and time travel. It was produced by Ramoji Rao, the head of the Ramoji Group and the head of ETV. Aloukika means the other world. Called by powerful forces, a young woman named Trishna leaves her loving family and begins a search for the unknown, she finds its inhabitants caught in a time warp. She returns to the zone in her journey of self discovery and existentialism; the title song was composed by the lyrics penned by Suman. It has received accolades from the critics and awards of appreciation from cultural organizations

Mizzi G√ľnther

Mizzi Günther was a Bohemian-Viennese operetta soprano. Günther was born in Bohemia, her debut was in 1897 in Hermannstadt, now Sibiu, in Romania. She achieved stardom in Vienna in 1901 as O Mimosa San in The Geisha, she subsequently sang in England and Russia. She created the title roles of Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow in 1905 and Leo Fall's Die Dollarprinzessin appearing in the premieres of Fall's Die fidele Bauer and Emmerich Kálmán's Der kleine König, she died in Vienna, is buried on the Zentralfriedhof. From 1903 to 1911, Günther recorded ten 78 rpm sides of music from The Merry Widow, Heinrich Reinhardt's Der liebe Schatz, Leo Ascher's Vergeltsgott and Franz Lehár's Eva. Steane, J. B. "Günther, Mizzi" in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie ISBN 0-333-73432-7 Media related to Mizzi Günther at Wikimedia Commons Mizzi Günther on IMDb Mizzi Günther at Operetta Research Center Bob Hufford. "Mizzi Günther". Find a Grave. Retrieved 6 June 2015. "Vilja Lied" from The Merry Widow" on YouTube, 1906, first recording

Sitopaladi churna

Sitopaladi churna is an ayurvedic medicine containing sugar, Piper longum, Elettaria cardamomum and Cinnamomum zeylanicum, claimed to have an antihistaminic effect. It is used for upper respiratory bronchial conditions. If taken with honey at sleeping time gives more effect for cough extricate. Sitopaladi Churna is one of the easy-to-make Ayurvedic herbal powder mix, it is one of the best and used Ayurvedic medicines for cough for kids. Sitopaladi Churna is known as Sitopaladi Choorna, Sitopaladi Choornam, Sitopaladi Chooran etc. Several brands are.making it in India. Sitopaladi Churna ingredients – Sitopala – Sugar candy powder – 16 parts Vamshalochana – 8 parts Pippali – 4 parts Ela – 2 parts Twak – 1 part. Fine herbal powders of the above herbs are taken in the said proportions mixed and are kept in an air tight container. Try to keep it away from moist area. Sitopaladi Churna is an Ayurveda product, used in the treatment of respiratory diseases, cold, burning sensation in palms and feet, low digestion power, loss of sensation in tongue, pain in abdomen, anorexia, bleeding from nose.

With proven results in treating the respiratory diseases, a study conducted under the title of “Mast Cell Stabilization Potential of Sitopaladi Churna: An Ayurvedic Formulation” was aimed at justifying the classical use of Sitopaladi Churna as an anti-allergic medication. The study was directed at performing the mast cell stabilizing activity of the extracts present in Sitopaladi Churna and further concluded that this medication could be used to treat allergic disorders. Given in varied dose of 1 – 3 grams two or three times a day, before or after food. Half a teaspoon of Sitopaladi Churna is given along with half a teaspoon of ghee and a teaspoon of honey, it can be given either with ghee. For kids – Sitopaladi Churna is quite safe for kids, but care should be taken. It should be always given after consultation with doctor, it is devoid of any side effects, but it may worsen gastritis in a few patients if given before food. This herbal powder mix is not ideal for people with diabetes as it has half sugar.

Not recommended to use continuously for one year. At least, one will have to give one-month gap after every 2–3 months of usage, based on doctor's advice; because of its hot potency, best avoided during summer. If the jar containing powder is not opened, shelf life is 2 years. Once after the seal of the jar is broken and the Churna needs to be finished before two months

Gregory Heisler

Gregory Heisler is a professional photographer known for his evocative portrait work found on the cover of magazines, such as Time, for which he has produced a number of Man and People of the Year covers. Heisler once had his White House photographer privileges revoked after taking a photograph of President George H. W. Bush for Time magazine in which Heisler used in camera techniques of double exposure to show what the cover labeled the two faces of Bush; the president was unaware of this photographic technique being used at the time of the shot. His press secretary Marlin Fitzwater wrote about his own anger in Call the Briefing! Heisler's trade group protested the ban because it was based on an editorial opinion, expressed. Heisler has since taken photographs of President George W. Bush. Among the awards Heisler has received are: 1986 ASMP Corporate Photographer of the Year, 1988 Leica Medal of Excellence, 1991 World Image Award, 2000 Alfred Eisenstaedt Award In September 2009 Gregory Heisler took a position as Artist-in-Residence at the Hallmark Institute of Photography in Turners Falls, Massachusetts.

He acted as a teacher and liaison between the students and world of professional photography, expanding their present curriculum, providing the students with necessary skills and techniques the school did not teach. Heisler has now joined the Multimedia Photography & Design program at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University as a distinguished professor of photography, according to an announcement by the NPPA on April 25, 2014. Official website

Kola Alkaline Province

The Kola Alkaline Province or Kola Alkaline Carbonatite Province is a discontiguous group of unusual igneous rocks centered in the Kola Peninsula of Russia and with ouliers in nearby areas of Finland and in Arkhangelsk Oblast across the White Sea. The province is made up of alkaline-ultramafic rock complexes associated to carbonatites and stand-alone dykes and pipes made up of carbonatites and similar rocks. To this it adds the large nepheline syenite bodies of the Khibiny Mountains. An estimate puts the total volume of the rocks of the Kola Alkaline Province at 15,000 ±2,700 km3; the more mafic silicate rocks of the province originated from small degrees of partial melting in a source region in Earth's mantle made up of garnet-bearing peridotite. The lithosphere had thicknesses similar to present-day conditions when magmas originated in the Devonian. Prior to Devonian magmatism the Kola and Karelia region had experienced a long history of low-frenquency alkaline and carbonatite volcanism; the Permian rocks of the Kola Alkaline Province is presumed to represent an igneous hotspot created by a mantle plume.

The relation of Kola Alkaline Province to other igneous or tectonic features is not clear. Some have suggested a link to the Permian Dnieper-Donets Rift while others have considered it as part of a much larger a "North Atlantic Alkaline Province". Alnö Complex Apatit, company that mines ores from the Kola Alkaline Province Fen Complex Norra Kärr