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Hoyvík is the third largest town in the Faroe Islands. It has grown in size for many years and is now merged with Tórshavn becoming a northern suburb of the Faroese capital. A person from Hoyvík is known as a hoyvíkingur. Hoyvík is believed to be a old settlement. An early source is Færeyinga saga, written after 1200 about affairs taking place among Vikings centuries earlier. There is an old farmhouse in Hoyvík. Today it functions as an open-air museum. Important institutions in Hoyvík are the Faroese Historical Museum; the first church in Hoyvík was finished in 2007. In 2005 a free trade agreement between the Faroe Islands and Iceland was signed in Hoyvík at the Historical Museum, it is known as the Hoyvík Agreement. Before the late 20th century the population was low; until the mid 19th century the entire population comprised one farm. A few more houses were built close to the farmland after the second world war. A real development boom has been in Hoyvík since about the early 1980s; the new houses have been built on land, considered the farmers outfield.

The architecture of some of these newer houses include terraced housing. The purchaser of one of these terraced houses, buys the two outer walls, but builds the house itself in colours and design of their own choice; the result is an unusual effect of combining terraced housing with the idiosyncratic personal ‘touch’ of the family living in it. FC Hoyvík Hoyvík Agreement List of towns in the Faroe Islands Hoyvík Images and description of all cities on the Faroe Islands

Iosif Trifa

Iosif Trifa was a Romanian Orthodox priest and evangelist. He founded "Oastea Domnului", he was the uncle of Valerian Trifa. Trifa placed on the 100 greatest Romanians list. Iosif Trifa was born in Ana Trifa, from the village Certege, Turda, he is the 4th son of a total of 6. He was baptised on 6 March 1888; when he was 7 years old, in 1895, he starts elementary school in his village, in 1900 starts gymnasium in Beius. On, he studies theology in Sibiu. In 1910 he is named a confessional teacher in the town of Vidra de Sus. Vidra de Sus is the current town of Avram Iancu, named after the Transylvanian Romanian national hero. In 1911 he marries Iuliana Iancu, niece to the hero Avram Iancu. In the same year he is made priest in Vidra. In 1912 his first child, a girl, Olimpia, is born. In 1914 his second child, a boy this time, Titus Gheorghe, is born, but he dies in the following year; this year coincides with the start of the First World War, during which Romania tries, in 1916, to wrangle Transylvania from Austro-Hungarian rule.

In 1916, his third child is born: a boy. This child is the only one. In 1918, his fourth child, a girl, Augustina, is born. World War I ends, but the Spanish flu endemic kills both his wife Iuliana, his daughter Augustina, he is left only with his son, who at the time is three years old

Czech Space Office

The Czech Space Office, CSO is the central contact point for the coordination of pure space science related activities in the Czech Republic. It fulfils tasks of the national information and advisory centre for the academia on opportunities to enter the international space scene and on space activities in the Czech Republic, it is a non-profit association created in November 2003. The bodies of the association are the Management Board, the Supervisory Board and the Managing Director. Supporting the participation of Czech researchers in international space collaborations providing information and consulting Czech academia concerned in space-related project specification, establishing contacts with cooperation partners and support in technology transfer activities membership at IAF, ESTP and EURISY organisations student and outreach activitiesTo reach those objectives, the CSO organises seminars and workshops for professionals from various fields of space activities, as well as educational and public events devoted to space related topics.

The Office cooperates with the Czech Ministry of Education and Sport. CSO is as well a member of the European organization EURISY promoting education and information about space technology and its applications, a national point of contact for the World Space Week - a worldwide UN space outreach activity; the CSO's work includes gathering and archiving information about Czech space projects as well as the information on foreign space programmes having importance for development of the Czech space activities. It covers management of databases of the Czech institutions both academia and industrial. Moreover, the Czech Space Office offers information on the Czech space activities and advertises their results inside and outside the country, it arranges seminars and conferences and supports the attendance of Czech institutions in specialized exhibitions dealing with space technologies. Last but not least, CSO serves as information point for general academia, it prepares information and advertisement materials describing capacities and potentials of the Czech Republic academia in space, documents about their space activities and their results.

It communicates examples and information on benefits of the space projects to schools and media. Czech space office should not be confused with a Czech space agency; such agency does not yet exist. Until its establishment, the coordination of Czech space activities and the representation of the Czech Republic in ESA and EU space bodies is being coordinated by the Ministry of Transport. See the official space pages of the Ministry of Transport, which include the government approved National Space Plan document in English. Czech Space Office

Conservative-Monarchist Club

The Conservative-Monarchist Club is a Polish organization of traditionalist, counter-revolutionary, Catholic character. It was founded on 7 March 1988 as a society; the doctrine of the club can be characterized as integralist conservatism. It is a metapolitical organization, keeping apart from daily politics, instead, it aims at advancing ideas of free market and Catholic traditionalism, it considers itself a successor to the Conservative-Monarchist Club founded in Kraków, 1926, which in turn succeeded the Conservative Party founded in 1922. The Club publishes a quarterly entitled Pro Fide Rege et Lege and maintains the internet portal Marek Jurek Jan Filip Libicki Marcin Libicki Adam Wielomski Janusz Korwin-Mikke Union of Real Politics Camp of Great Poland Barbara Bamal. Wszystkie partie są nasze. Planeta. P. 10

Liberian cuisine

Liberian cuisine has been influenced by contact and colonization from the United States foods from the Southern United States, interwoven with traditional West African foods. The diet is centered on the consumption of rice and other starches, tropical fruits and local fish and meat. Liberia has a tradition of baking imported from the United States, unique in West Africa. Rice is a staple of the Liberia diet, whether commercial or country, either served "dry", with stew or soup poured over it, cooked into the classic jollof rice, or ground into a flour to make country breh. Cassava is processed into several types of similar starchy foods: fufu, GB. Eddoes is eaten. Popular Liberian ingredients include cassava, bananas, citrus fruit, Sweet plantains or regular |plantains]], coconut and sweet potatoes. Heavy stews spiced with habanero and scotch bonnet chillies are popular and eaten with fufu. Potato greens, the leafy plant of the sweet potato, is grown and consumed, as is bitterball, okra. Fish is one of the key animal protein sources in Liberia, with a 1997 study noting that in the Upper Guinea countries, fish made up 30-80% of animal proteins in the diet.

However, studies have noted that in that region, consumption of fish declined from the 1970s to the 1990s due to "land and catchments degradation". Small dried fishes are known as bonnies. Bushmeat is eaten in Liberia, is considered a delicacy. A 2004 public opinion survey found that bushmeat ranked second behind fish amongst Monrovians as a preferred source of protein. Of households where bushmeat was served, 80% of residents said they cooked it “once in a while,” while 13% cooked it once a week and 7% cooked bushmeat daily; the survey was conducted during the last civil war, bushmeat consumption is now believed to be far higher. Endangered species are hunted for human consumption in Liberia. Species hunted for food in Liberia include elephants, pygmy hippopotamus, leopards and various types of monkeys. While Liberia produces and consumes some standard beers and liquors, the traditional palm wine made from fermenting palm tree sap is popular. Palm wine can be drunk as-is, used as a yeast substitute in bread, or used as vinegar after it has soured.

A local rum is made from sugarcane, called "cane juice" or "gana gana"

Rice Creek (Mississippi River tributary)

Rice Creek is a tributary of the Mississippi River in the northern suburbs of the Minneapolis–St. Paul metropolitan area of Minnesota in the United States, it is 28 miles long and drains a watershed of 201 square miles. Rice Creek has its source at Clear Lake in the city of Forest Lake in Washington County and flows southwestwardly through Anoka and Ramsey Counties, through the cities of Columbus, Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton and Fridley, it joins the Mississippi River at Manomin County Park in Fridley, about 1.5 miles north of the I-694 Bridge. The creek drops about 84 feet along its course, from its source elevation of 890 feet to its mouth at 806 feet, with most of the drop occurring in the 8 miles upstream of its mouth. In Anoka County, Rice Creek passes through an extensive network of lakes known as the Lino Lakes Chain of Lakes, a portion of, preserved in the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Reserve, a regional park maintained by the government of Anoka County.

In New Brighton, the creek passes through Long Lake, bordered by Long Lake Regional Park, maintained by Ramsey County. In Fridley, the lower course of creek is paralleled by the Rice Creek West Regional Trail, a biking and hiking trail. Rice Creek's principal tributaries are Hardwood Creek, which drains an area of 44 square miles in the cities of Hugo, Forest Lake, Lino Lakes. Both tributaries join Rice Creek in Anoka County as part of the chain of lakes. According to the Minnesota Historical Society, Rice Creek was named for Henry Mower Rice, one of the first pair of U. S. Senators sent to represent Minnesota upon its statehood, who acquired extensive lands near the lower course of the creek in 1849, though Edmund Rice describes Rice Brook in St. Paul as the "Rice Creek" named after his brother Henry Mower Rice. Rice Creek was known in Dakota as "Psin ta wak pa dan" or Psiŋta wakpadaŋ, meaning "Wild Rice Rivulet". Early surveys conducted by Joseph Nicollet record the name of Rice Creek as "Ottonwey River" or Atoonowe-ziibi in the Ojibwe language meaning "River for making Canoes."

However, its Ojibwe language name has been recorded as "Manominikan Sibi" or Manoominikaan-ziibi, meaning "river full of wild rice,", known to have grown plentifully in the lakes of the watershed. Nicollet described the creek as: "At 2:45, as we left the islands behind, a rivulet about thirty feet wide entered the river from the left, its shores are adorned with beautiful white lilies. Chagobay told me that it winds back to the vicinity of the Falls of the St. Croix River, being separated from the latter by only a short portage, its course links several lakes, while irrigating a land abundant with wild rice where the Sioux gather their yearly provisions. The Sioux call it in their language Wild Rice River, the Chippewa Manominikan Sibi, which means river where one reaps wild rice." "Manomin" was the basis for the naming of the former Manomin County, incorporated into Anoka County and became, in part, the city of Fridley, where the creek joins the Mississippi River. Archaeological evidence exists that suggests ancestors of the Sioux hunted and fished in the vicinity of Bald Eagle Lake in the Rice Creek watershed, had a summer village in the present-day city of Centerville as early as 2000 B.

C. A series of burial mounds on the north side of Centerville Lake along the creek's course through Centerville are believed to have been built by people of the Mississippian culture who arrived in the area around the year 1400; the Rice Creek watershed drains portions of Anoka, Hennepin and Washington Counties: Anoka County - 76 mi² Hennepin County - less than 0.1 mi² Ramsey County - 48 mi² Washington County - 77 mi² The watershed occupies portions of the following jurisdictions: About 10 percent, or 19 mi², of the watershed's surface area is occupied by lakes, the largest of which are White Bear Lake at 2,140 acres. Twenty-eight lakes in the watershed exceed 100 acres in size. About 13 percent, or 26 mi², of the watershed consists of wetlands; the Rice Creek Watershed District was established in 1972 to "conserve and restore the water resources of the District for the beneficial use of current and future generations." It is a governmental organization managed by a Board of Managers appointed by the county commissions of Anoka and Washington Counties.

List of Minnesota rivers Rice Creek Watershed District