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Football in Slovenia

Football in Slovenia is governed by the Football Association of Slovenia. Slovenia has participated in international football as an independent nation since 1991, when the country gained independence from SFR Yugoslavia; the Slovenia national football team has qualified for three major tournaments. Football came to the territories that are today part of Slovenia in the late 19th century from Vienna; the first football club was founded by Germans in Ljubljana in 1900 and they were soon followed by Hungarians in Lendava and Germans in Celje. The game soon spread among Slovenian high school' students, who founded their own teams in most Slovenian bigger cities, most notable being Hermes in Ljubljana and Jugoslavija in Gorica. In 1911 first Slovenian citizen's football club Ilirija was founded in Ljubljana, followed by Slovan two years later. After the end of World War I and the creation of the Kingdom of Serbs and Slovenes renamed to Yugoslavia, the Yugoslav Football Association was formed, divided in regional subassociations.

Football clubs Ilirija and German teams from Maribor founded the Ljubljana Football Subassociation in 1920, the forerunner of today's Football Association of Slovenia. Ljubljana subassociation covered the territory of Slovenia and was responsible for organizing the football activities within its territory, they formed the Slovenian national team, which played its first game against France in 1921. At club level they formed a league system with several levels which started being played in 1920; the Ljubljana Subssociation first league champions played along the champions of the other Yugoslav subassociations in the Yugoslav Championship. The most successful teams were Ilirija, with twelve subassociation titles, followed by I. SSK Maribor with three titles, Primorje, SK Ljubljana and Železničar Maribor with two each. Stanko Tavčar was the first Slovenian footballer to play for the Yugoslav national team. Most of the competitions were suspended in 1941 due to outbreak of World War II. In SFR Yugoslavia, the majority of Slovenian clubs played in the Yugoslav football league system, while Slovenian national team continued playing as a regional amateur selection.

First post-war champion Nafta competed in the 1946–47 Yugoslav First League, an achievement, repeated only by Olimpija and Maribor. Olimpija was the most successful Slovenian team in the period, playing 22 seasons in the Yugoslav top flight, reaching the Yugoslav Cup final in 1970, competing in European competitions on three occasions. Most of Slovenian clubs played in the third level Slovenian Republic Football League, where the most successful teams were Maribor and Ljubljana with five titles each. During the 1945–1990 period, only a handful of Slovenian players managed to get into the Yugoslavia national football team, with Branko Oblak, Srečko Katanec and Danilo Popivoda being the famous three. After the Independence of Slovenia in 1991, national league and cup competitions were formed on the basis of old republic structures with first Slovenian PrvaLiga season therefore including 21 teams. In the same year, SR Slovenia regional selection reformed as the Slovenian national football team and played their first official match in 1992 against Estonia

Politics of Kenya

The politics of Kenya take place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Kenya is both head of state and head of government, of a multi-party system in accordance with a new constitution passed in 2010. Executive power is exercised by the executive branch of government, headed by the President, who chairs the cabinet, composed of people chosen from outside parliament. Legislative power is vested in Parliament; the judiciary is independent of the legislature. The Economist Intelligence Unit rated Kenya a "hybrid regime" in 2018; the president is elected for a five-year term by the people. As of the 2013 March general election, the Constitution of Kenya has two requirements for any candidate to be declared winner: to win at least 25% of the vote in a majority of Kenya's forty seven counties to garner 50% + 1 vote of the total valid votes. If none of the candidates fulfills these requirements there is to be a runoff between the two contenders with the highest number of votes.

The Deputy President is the running mate of the candidate that wins the presidential election whilst other cabinet members will be appointed, with the approval from the National Assembly, from outside Parliament. Between 2008 and 2013 Kenya was governed by a Grand coalition, established by a power sharing agreement, signed by President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement; that government featured the post of prime minister and ministers appointed to reflect political parties' relative strength in Kenya's 10th Parliament in which Raila Odinga's party, the Orange Democratic Movement was the largest party. Under the power-sharing agreement, each of the two major parties nominated a deputy prime minister; the Bicameral Parliament consists of Senate. The National Assembly, or Bunge, has 349 members, 290 members elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies, 47 women elected from each county, 12 members nominated by political parties in proportion to their share of seats won in the single-member constituencies, an ex officio member: the speaker.

There is a senate with 67 members. 47 elected from counties acting as single member constituencies, 16 women nominated by political parties, a man and a woman representing youths and a man and woman representing people with disabilities. The speaker is an ex-officio member. Kenyan Parliament Building The judiciary is divided into Subordinate Courts. Superior Courts consist of: a chief justice, deputy chief justice, Supreme Court judges, High Court judges, judges of Kenya's Court of Appeal appointed by an independent Judicial Service Commission; the Chief Justice and his or her deputy are nominated by the President from names selected by the Judicial Service Commission and voted by the National Assembly. Subordinates Courts are Kadhi Courts and Courts Martial; the current chief justice is David Maraga. Juvinile court and industrial court. Under the 2010 Constitution, Kenya is divided into 47 counties, each comprising a whole number of Parliamentary constituencies; each county has an elected Assembly.

There are provisions for additional Assembly members to be appointed to improve the gender balance and to represent special groups such as persons with disabilities and youth. Each county is administered by an elected Governor and Deputy Governor, backed by an Executive Committee whose other members are drawn from the county assembly. Since independence in 1963, Kenya has maintained remarkable stability, despite changes in its political system and crises in neighbouring countries. Since the re-emergence of multiparty democracy, Kenyans have enjoyed an increased degree of freedom. A cross-party parliamentary reform initiative in the fall of 1997 revised some oppressive laws inherited from the colonial era, used to limit freedom of speech and assembly; this improved public freedoms and contributed to credible national elections in December 1997. In December 2002, Kenya held democratic and open elections and elected Mwai Kibaki as their new president; the elections, which were judged free and fair by local and international observers, marked an important turning point in Kenya's democratic evolution.

President Kibaki campaigned on a policy of generating economic growth, improving education, combating corruption, implementing a new constitution, the draft of, produced by Professor Ghai under the Moi regime. Considerable success has been achieved in the first two policy areas, the constitutional process had become mired and the fight against corruption has been a disaster. There have been major scandals. John Githongo Permanent Secretary to the President on Ethics and Governance, resigned in protest, donor nations, in particular the British, have made public criticisms of the lack of progress. Following disagreements between the partners in the government coalition, constitutional reform had proceeded slower than anticipated; the NAK faction favoured a centralised presidential system, while the LDP faction—which had fewer parliamentary seats in that coalition than NAK—demanded a federal, parliamentary system, referred to in some circles as Majimbo. Prior to the 2002 election, a Memorandum of Understanding was agreed between NAK and LDP, which laid the basis for the two groups to contest the election under the NARC banner.

The MoU agreed that a new constitution would be established shortly after th

Bin Jiang

Bin Jiang is Professor in geographic information science, geographic information systems or geoinformatics at the University of Gävle, Sweden. He is affiliated to the Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm through the KTH Research School at Gävle, he has been coordinating the Nordic Network in Geographic Information Science, has organized a series of NordGISci summer schools for the Nordic young researchers. He is the founder and chair of the International Cartographic Association Commission on Geospatial Analysis and Modeling, has established an ICA workshop series on the research topic, he is an associate editor of the international journal: Computers and Urban Systems. He has developed the Head/tail Breaks a new classification for data with a heavy-tailed distribution. Jiang obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees from Wuhan University Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, China, he took Doctorate in 1996 at the University of Utrecht and International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, the Netherlands.

Jiang joined the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London as a senior research fellow in 1997, where he worked with Michael Batty for integrating space syntax into GIS. He developed Axwoman a plugin to ArcView GIS for urban morphological analysis, he proposed point-based space syntax, implemented in Axwoman 5.0. He proved that streets are better than axial lines for predicating traffic flow and weighted PageRank is better indicator for traffic flow than local integration, he has with his assistant developed AxialGen 1.0 for automating the axial lines for space syntax analysis. Homepage

No Substance

No Substance is the tenth full-length album by the punk rock band Bad Religion. It was the band's third release on Atlantic Records, their second studio album since guitarist Brett Gurewitz's departure. No Substance was anticipated by both music critics and fans as a result of the band's previous worldwide successes with their 1994 major label debut Stranger Than Fiction and its 1996 follow up The Gray Race; the album was not as successful as band's past releases. The album was re-released by Epitaph Records on September 15, 2008. No songs of the album would turn into live staples. Greg Graffin - lead vocals Greg Hetson - guitar Brian Baker - guitar, backing vocals Jay Bentley - bass guitar, backing vocals Bobby Schayer - drums, percussion Campino from Die Toten Hosen - guest vocals on "Raise Your Voice!" Ronnie Kimball - producer, engineer Alex Perialas - producer, engineer Gavin Lurssen - mastering Chris Lord-Alge - mixing Jason Arnold - engineer Mike Dy - engineer Fred Kevorkian - engineer Danielle Gibson - art coordination Steve Raskin - art direction, design Valerie Wagner - art direction, design Terry Richardson - photography Chris Toliver - photography Taylor Nidoski - trumpet "The State of The End of The Millennium Address" is written like a speech similar to the beginning of "Voice of God is Government" from How Could Hell Be Any Worse?.

If you dial the 800 number, it will link through to ConAgra Foods customer service. On the CD release, Campino sings alternating lines on "Raise Your Voice". On the vinyl version, he only provides backing vocals. No Substance at YouTube

The Highest Science

The Highest Science is an original novel written by Gareth Roberts and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor and Bernice and the first appearance of the recurring monsters, the Chelonians. A prelude to the novel penned by Roberts, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #196; the novel was going to be adapted into the 2009 Doctor Who Easter special, making this story, like Human Nature, an early "version" of a canonical television story. The Chelonians were mentioned onscreen in the episode "The Pandorica Opens" as one of the Doctor's enemy species who have banded together to defeat him, suggesting that the events of the novel have in fact happened. Sakkrat. Many legends speak of this world, home of an ancient empire destroyed by its own greatest achievement: the Highest Science, the pinnacle of technological discovery; when the TARDIS alerts the Doctor and Bernice to the presence of an enormous temporal fluctuation on a large, unremarkable planet, they are not to know of any connection with the legend.

But the connection is there, it will lead them into conflict with the monstrous Chelonians, with their contempt for human parasites. This novel sees the first appearance of the Chelonians, a race of cybernetic humanoid tortoises who appeared subsequently in other spin-off novels and are referenced in The Pandorica Opens; the Chelonians are war-like and lay eggs. They have cybernetic enhancements that include X-ray vision and improved hearing, but this advanced state of technology causes them to consider human-beings as a form of parasite to be removed. Contrary to how they are depicted on the dust jacket art to this book and Zamper, they walk on all fours. In December 2014 Big Finish Productions released an audio adaptation of the novel; the Highest Science Prelude The Cloister Library – The Highest Science

Sons of Maxwell

Sons of Maxwell is a Canadian music duo who perform both traditional Celtic folk music and original compositions with a pop-folk sound. The duo consists of brothers Don Carroll and Dave Carroll from Timmins, residing in Halifax, Nova Scotia since 1994, they began singing together while studying at Carleton University in Ottawa under the band name "The Don and Dave Show" in 1989. One recording was released under that name, they re-christened themselves S. O. M in 1993, in honour of their father. In July 2009 the band became an international media sensation when they released the protest song and music video, "United Breaks Guitars," explaining how after United Airlines personnel damaged their musical instruments, the airline refused to take responsibility or give compensation for the loss; as a result, in addition to his musical career, Dave Carroll gives speeches about customer service. Brothers Don and Dave Carroll began singing together while attending Carleton university in Ottawa. After graduation, they began a full-time professional music career.

Sons of Maxwell has toured extensively both in internationally. The group won an East Coast Music Award in 2006 for the Vibe Marketing Country Recording of the Year with Sunday Morning; the Sons of Maxwell won an ECMA in 2002 for Roots Traditional Group of the Year with Among The Living. They are 5 time ECMA nominees. Dave Carroll was named Digital Artist of the Year and Video of the Year at the Nova Scotia Awards in 2009; the incident, which occurred on March 31, 2008 when the band was flying from Halifax to Omaha, Nebraska on United Airlines, resulted in the damage of a guitar belonging to Dave Carroll. After months of unsuccessful wrangling for reparations, Carroll wrote "United Breaks Guitars" to chronicle the real-life experience of how his guitar was broken and the subsequent stonewalling reaction from the airline; the song became an immediate YouTube and ITMS hit upon its release in July 2009 and a public relations humiliation for United Airlines. A second video, United Breaks Guitars: Song 2 was released on YouTube on August 18, 2009.

The song takes a closer look at Dave Carroll's dealings with Ms. Irlweg and targets the flawed policies that she was forced to uphold; the third song, "'United We Stand' on the Right Side of Right," was released on March 1, 2010 as a humorous coda to the incident. In the song, Carroll sings how he is satisfied with the resolution of the affair since it has given his career a spectacular boost. However, he notes that many people have shared their similar complaints with businesses and they must not be underestimated again. Carroll now gives his thoughts about customer service. Furthermore, he has published a book, United Breaks Guitars: The Power of One Voice in the Age of Social Media. In addition, in April 2017, he was interviewed on Canadian media such as CBC and CTV for a domestic perspective on the United Express Flight 3411 incident where a passenger was forcibly removed from a plane due to overbooking. Furthermore, Carroll released a YouTube video detailing his thoughts on the incident and how his third protest song states his general opinions about United and how they need to change.

In this situation, Carroll considers a fourth "United Breaks Guitars" song unnecessary at this time, although he reserves the right to write one if the situation changes enough to warrant it. Aside from their busy music schedule, the Carroll brothers have served as volunteer firefighters. Don Carroll became a career firefighter in 2008; the Carroll Bros are solo artists. Dave Carroll has released and toured his album of original work "Perfect Blue", in 2012 released an album called "Raincoat in Vegas". Don Carroll, featuring his swing band, released a collection of his favourite Jazz standards entitled "Valentine Delivered" in 2008. In addition, Sons of Maxwell has released the following albums singles and music videos: Sons of Maxwell Official website Official Dave Carroll Website