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Fawkner, Victoria

Fawkner is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 12 km north of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government areas are the City of Hume. At the 2016 Census, Fawkner had a population of 14,043; the major portion within the City of Moreland is bounded by Merri Creek on the east, Sydney Road on the west, the Western Ring Road on the north and Boundary Road on the south separating the suburb from Coburg North. The smaller portion within the City of Hume extends north to Mahoneys Road. According to Moreland Council suburb profile, Fawkner has a larger percentage of population aged over 70 years and aged from 5 to 11 years, than the average for the municipality; the suburb has a lower proportion - 47.4% - of people born in Australia, as against the municipal average of 60.1%. Since the population boom after the second world War, Fawkner has attracted immigrants from a range of cultures. For many years the suburb contained a substantial Italian immigrant population. 13.1% of residents were born in Italy.

Other large immigrant communities include Iraq. The area was called and was part of Box Forest, named by Melbourne settler pioneer, John Pascoe Fawkner. In 1867 John Jukes bought a parcel of land in the area and named it Fawkner in honour of the pioneer settler. John Jukes grandson, David Jukes, continued to live in the area until the 1970s. One of the original settlers in Fawkner was Michael Dowling and his family, who settled on their property at Major Road near Merri Creek in September 1902, grazing cattle to fatten for market. Miss Dowling described the area as a harsh windy place with few trees and a few unfinished shacks; the first school in the area was the Fawkner State School, opened 1909, on Lynch Road. The school was decommissioned in the 1990s and was subsequently purchased in 1997 by the Quang Duc Buddhist Welfare Association to form the buddhist Quang Duc Temple; the opening of the Upfield railway line on 8 October 1889. By 1910 there were 35 houses within walking distance of Fawkner Station.

Electricity was extended to Fawkner in 1920 by the City of Coburg Electricity Supply Department. Returned soldiers started settling the suburb in the 1920s. By 1939 post office directories listed 180 buildings in Fawkner. North Fawkner remained a dairy farm owned by the Coyne family until 1945; the period after World War II saw the most significant period of development in the suburb with the first public housing built by the Housing Commission in 1949 and continuing up until the 1960s with the development of the Moomba Park estate, named after the initial Labour Day Moomba Parade held in 1955. Other facilities established included the Fawkner Swimming Pool in 1964 and Fawkner Library in 1969; the Post Office opened in 1878 as Box Forest, was renamed Fawkner in 1885 and closed in 1888. The next Fawkner office was open in 1904 and 1905; the third was open from 1909 until renamed Fawkner South in 1960. The fourth was open from 1960 until renamed Fawkner East in 1970, when the current Fawkner office opened.

In addition, a Fawkner West office was open from 1962 until 1993, the Fawkner North office on Anderson Road in the Moomba Park area opened in 1961. The suburb was transferred in December 1994 from the City of Broadmeadows to the new City of Moreland, when the Victorian Government forced Local Government mergers; the main commercial areas in Fawkner are the strip bordering Sydney Road, automotive-related and light-industrial and the Bonwick Street shopping strip. There are a number of corner shops and small shopping strips dotted about the residential area. Bonwick Street offers a wide range of shops including Italian cuisine as well as cafes. There is a small shopping area on Major Road with a local IGA grocery store and few small restaurants. Within the suburb of Fawkner, there are two government primary schools: Fawkner Primary and Moomba Park Primary. Two Catholic primary schools were built: St. Matthew's PS and St. Mark's PS. Fawkner Secondary College began in 1956 and an Islamic college, Darul Ulum College of Victoria, was established in 1997 on the grounds of the former Fawkner North Primary school.

The Fawkner Technical School was built on the site west of the Moomba Park Primary School at the same time the primary school was established. Fawkner Technical School was demolished to make way for residential allotments. Bruce Smeaton and musician taught at this school which started out as an exclusive boys school of high repute; the stations of Gowrie and Fawkner on the Upfield railway line provide public transport to Melbourne CBD. The Gowrie Station bus provides transport to Northland Shopping Centre. Gowrie Station was a addition. There was a small station just north of Camp Road at Campbellfield consisting of a platform and iron shed; the rail line used to go to Somerton Station just north of Somerton from Upfield. The Coburg North - Campbellfield bus runs through Fawkner, providing access to neighbouring suburbs; the Upfield Bike Path, Merri Creek Trail and the Western Ring Road Trail provide facilities for recreational and commuting cyclists. There is a small Australia Post office on Major road.

Fawkner Leisure Centre is situated on Jukes Road and boasts indoor and outdoor swimming pools, child care centre and trampoline. Fawkner has three major reserves: home ground for the Northern Saints.

The Eternal Triangle

The Eternal Triangle is an album by trumpeters Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw recorded in June 1987 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Ray Drummond, Carl Allen, Mulgrew Miller and Kenny Garrett; the album followed the first Hubbard/Shaw collaboration Double Take and the two volumes were combined for the double CD release The Complete Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw Sessions. "Down Under" - 7:35 "The Eternal Triangle" - 7:49 "The Moontrane" - 6:30 "Calling Miss Khadija" - 6:40 "Nostrand and Fulton" - 6:12 "Tomorrow's Destiny" - 7:06 "São Paulo" - 8:13 "Reets and I" - 6:40 Freddie Hubbard: trumpet, flugelhorn Woody Shaw: trumpet Kenny Garrett: alto saxophone, flute Mulgrew Miller: piano Ray Drummond: bass Carl Allen: drums List of jazz contrafacts


Sunnmøre is the southernmost traditional district of the western Norwegian county of Møre og Romsdal. Its main city is Ålesund; the region comprises the municipalities of Giske, Herøy, Sande, Haram, Stranda, Sykkylven, Vanylven, Volda, Ørskog, Ørsta, Ålesund. Though it is one of the three traditional districts in Møre og Romsdal, Sunnmøre is home to more than half the population of the county—with 141,755 residents, or about 54% of the population of the county; the district is made up of mainland as well as several large islands such as Gurskøy and Hareidlandet, plus many small islands. While Sunnmøre has no formal administration, many national organizations chose to have separate divisions for Sunnmøre. For example, the Football Association of Norway has a separate Regional Association for Sunnmøre, separate from Nordmøre and Romsdal; this is true for the national police. All municipalities in Sunnmøre have adopted Nynorsk as their form of the Norwegian language, with the exception of Ålesund Municipality, which has declared itself to be "neutral", though all of the education in Ålesund is conducted using Bokmål.

There are many local newspapers throughout Sunnmøre, as well as one that aims to cover the entire region, published from Ålesund, called Sunnmørsposten. The major urban centres of Sunnmøre are: Ny-Sunnmøre Romsdal Nordmøre

State Champs

State Champs is an American rock band from Albany, New York, formed in 2010. They are signed to Pure Noise Records and have released three EPs and three full-length albums, they released an acoustic EP titled The Acoustic Things in October 2014 and their second full-length album Around the World and Back one year in October 2015. In May 2017, they released a deluxe version of their album Around the World and Back, along with a DVD of footage from their last few tours, their 2013 full-length, The Finer Things, debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. Their third album, Living Proof, was released on June 15, 2018. State Champs formed in the spring of 2010 in Albany, New York by founding members lead guitarist Tyler Szalkowski and lead singer Derek DiScanio. Shortly after forming, they self-released EP 2010 in August, followed by their second self-released EP, Apparently, I’m Nothing, in January 2011; this EP contained 2010 EP in its entirety. In July, the band Call It Fiction.

In April 2012, interest in a demo of "Critical" helped the band gain a recording contract, a management company and a booking agency. On April 19, it was announced. In mid-June, the group recorded their next EP with Jay Maas at Getaway Recording Studio."Critical" was made available for streaming on July 12. In July and August, the band toured with With the Punches and Forever Came Calling on The PropertyOfZack Tour. "Remedy" was made available for streaming on August 9. The band released the Overslept EP in September through Pure Noise. In September and October, the band supported Handguns supported Citizen the following month; the band toured alongside Hit A Loss for Words and With the Punches in December. The group supported Vanna on their holiday tour, dubbed Home for the Holidays; the band was supposed to support Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! on their Pardon My French Tour in March and April 2013. No, Captain Chunk! went on tour with A Day to Remember, resulting in State Champs supporting Handguns on their Pardon My Angst tour in March.

The band finished recording their debut full-length with producer Sam Pura at The Panda Studios and co-producer and former New Found Glory guitarist Steve Klein in Fremont, CA in May 2013. The group supported New Found Glory on their west coast tour before supporting Cartel, their debut full-length album, The Finer Things, was released on October 8, 2013. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, selling a little over 3,100 copies in the first week of release. To support the album, the band supported Motion City Soundtrack and Bayside on a fall tour in North America; the band spent a majority of 2014 touring in support of The Finer Things. The band started their busy 2014 schedule in March with their first full United States tour, opening for We Are The In Crowd, William Becket, Set It Off and Candy Hearts. Shortly after completing this tour, the band headed on tour overseas for the first time to support pop-punk band The Wonder Years and A Loss for Words; the tour routed throughout the mainland Europe.

The band performed on the Kevin Says stage for the 2014 installment of the Vans Warped Tour playing the main Kia Soul stage. During the tour, it was announced that the band would be co-headlining the 2014 Pure Noise Records Tour with Handguns, with support from Forever Came Calling, Front Porch Step, Heart to Heart and Brigades. On October 7, 2014, the band released an acoustic EP titled The Acoustic Things which featured acoustic versions of five tracks from The Finer Things as well as two new songs; the band opened for All Time Low on their Future Hearts tour in spring 2015, opened for 5 Seconds of Summer in June 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. On July 15, the band announced their second album, Around the World and Back, would be released on October 16; the band began a co-headlining world tour in the UK with Neck Deep in February 2016, with support from Creeper and Light Years. The tour continued in the US and Canada in February and March with support from Knuckle Puck and Like Pacific.

Official music videos were produced for two of the album's singles, "All You Are Is History" and "Secrets". While touring with Neck Deep in March, both bands appeared on the cover of that month's issue of Alternative Press Magazine. After their co-headlining US tour, the band supported A Day to Remember with Parkway Drive on the Just Some Shows tour in the US during the month of May 2016, it was announced that State Champs would once again be joining the 2016 Vans Warped Tour for the entire length of the tour playing on the Journeys Right Foot Stage. Post Warped Tour, State Champs made an appearance at an intimate acoustic show with Sleeping with Sirens on August 25; the show took place at London's Union Chapel. That same weekend they opened the main stage at Reading and Leeds Festivals, in England. In addition to touring and festival appearances, the band contributed to "Rock Sound Presents: The Black Parade", a compilation of My Chemical Romance covers released in September 2016. Within the album, they contributed a cover of the song "The Sharpest Lives."

On March 21, 2017, the band released the single, "Slow Burn" and announced the release of a deluxe edition on Around the World and Back on May 5, with two new songs, two live songs and two acoustic songs. Announced was the release of a full-length DVD, directed by Elliot Ingham. Member T

Sky Scrapper

Sky Scrapper is a flying roller coaster at World Joyland in Wujin, Jiangsu, China. Sky Scrapper was one of World Joyland's opening day attractions opening on April 30, 2011; the 2,805.1-foot-long ride stands 131.3 feet tall, features a top speed of 54.7 mph. Designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard, Sky Scrapper restrains riders in the prone position and features five inversions. World Joyland opened to the public on April 4, 2011; the park opened with the custom-designed Sky Scrapper, a Flying Coaster model from Bolliger & Mabillard. The ride is located in the Universe of Starship area of the park; the park is derived from the World of Starcraft franchises. The roller coaster's steel track is 2,805 feet in length and the height of the lift is 131.3 feet. Sky Scrapper operates with two steel and fiberglass trains; each train has seven cars that seat four riders for a total of 28 riders per train. Sky Scrapper features a total of five inversions, which ties it with The Flying Dinosaur for the most inversions on a B&M Flying Coaster model.

These include a zero-g roll, a vertical loop, a "Lie to Fly"/"Fly to Lie" pair, two inline twists. A "Lie to Fly" element is when riders are on their backs, facing the sky and they are flipped and face the ground. A "Fly to Lie" element is the opposite; as of August 2013, Sky Scrapper is the only Bolliger & Mabillard Flying Coaster to feature a vertical loop, is one of only two to feature a zero-g roll. Once in the station, riders of Sky Scrapper board a train sitting down, in a similar style to inverted roller coasters. Riders are restrained through a lap bar. At the ankles, two flaps hold the legs in close as the harness is locked in place. After the train is locked and checked, the trains are raised into the flying position and depart the station; the train travels out up the 131.3-foot lift hill. The train drops, reaching a top speed of 55 mph before entering an overbanked turn; this is followed by a zero-g roll and "Fly-to-Lie" element that turns riders from a face-down prone position to a face-up lying position.

It goes through a small tunnel and enters the vertical loop. Riders are transitioned back to a prone position after entering the following "Lie-to-Fly" element, which travels over water. Riders experience a double inline twist element, a helix that turns to the left; the train follows a short path back to the station. 2011 in amusement parks Official website Media related to Sky Scrapper at Wikimedia Commons

Magic Eye

Magic Eye is a series of books published by N. E. Thing Enterprises; the books feature autostereograms, which allow some people to see 3D images by focusing on 2D patterns. The viewer must diverge their eyes in order to see a hidden three-dimensional image within the pattern; the term "Magic Eye" has become something of a genericized trademark used to refer to autostereograms of any origin. The autostereogram predates the Magic Eye series by several years. Christopher Tyler created the first black-and-white autostereograms in 1979 with the assistance of computer programmer Maureen Clarke. After creating its first images in 1991, creator Tom Baccei worked with Tenyo, a Japanese company that sells magic supplies. Tenyo published its first book in late 1991 titled Miru Miru Mega Yokunaru Magic Eye, sending sales representatives out to street corners to demonstrate how to see the hidden image. Within a few weeks the first Japanese book became a best seller, as did the second, rushed out shortly after.

The first North American Magic Eye book, Magic Eye: A New Way of Looking at the World was released by Andrews & McMeel in 1993. According to the book's dust jacket, the images were rendered by "Salitsky Dot," a patented method. Within a year it had been followed by two sequels that were extremely popular; the three books spent a cumulative total of 73 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. Dozens of other books and other products have been released since then. Magic Eye stereograms have been featured in a weekly newspaper comic panel syndicated by Universal Press Syndicate; the Magic Eye images have a horizontally repeating pattern which differs with each repetition, therefore giving the illusion of depth when each eye focuses on a different part of the pattern. The stereograms were created using a patented process that allows colorful patterns to be used in creating the final images. Magic Eye stereograms have been used by orthoptists and vision therapists in the treatment of some binocular vision and accommodative disorders.

Dave Matthews Band's 1993 debut album, Remember Two Things, features an stereogram of a hand giving a peace sign The books were featured in an episode of Ellen. Ellen fails to see the stereograms and the episode concludes with her saying "My name is Ellen and I can't Magic Eye". A stereogram poster is featured in a 1994 episode of Seinfeld, "The Gymnast", although it is referred to as "3-D art", made by "BIG computers". In the episode, Elaine's boss becomes obsessed with the poster and spends days struggling to see the image of a spaceship in the patterns, neglecting an important business merger he was overseeing, it was featured in season 1 episode 6 of Friends, "The One with the Butt", where Ross cannot spot the Statue of Liberty. There is a running gag in the 1995 Kevin Smith film Mallrats where a character named Willam, played by Ethan Suplee, cannot see a sailboat. In promotion for Captain Marvel, which takes place in 1995, the official Twitter for the film posted several stereograms that feature characters from the film.

Magic Eye website How to See 3D and Magic Eye Explora Museum in Frankfurt/Main - Germany - Europe 3D Museum in Dinkelsbühl - Germany - Europe US Patent 5,371,627.