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Immigration Museum, Melbourne

The Immigration Museum is a museum displaying Australia's immigration history. It is located on Flinders Street in Victoria, in the Old Customs House; the building occupies the site of one of the first buildings in the city, Fawkner's Hotel, built in 1835 by John Pascoe Fawkner, one of the founders of Melbourne. The museums most important space, the Long Room, is a notable piece of Renaissance Revival architecture; the museum was founded in 1998, is a division of Museums Victoria, which administers the cultural and scientific collections of the State of Victoria. Its sister museums are Scienceworks Museum. In addition to its work on documenting immigration history, the museum hosts various travelling exhibitions, provides educational programs; the courtyard of the museum is utilised to host community festivals which are an amalgamation of food and culture. It comprises the Immigration Discovery Centre where people can search for their roots and the Tribute Garden which honours immigrants from more than 90 countries.

Immigration Museum website

Lajos Vajda

Lajos Vajda was a Hungarian painter. He was a student of István Csók at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in 1927-30, he studied together with Dezsõ Korniss at Fernand Léger in Paris in 1930-34 where he was introduced to cubism and surrealism. He worked in Szentendre, Hungary. Following the method of composers Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály he collected folk art motifs in Szentendre and Szigetmonostor for his artworks, he combined religious symbols and folk art motifs, abstract and surrealistic elements on his pictures to create complex visionary images. His last abstract surreal drawings foreshadow the horrors of World War II, he died of tuberculosis in 1941. He is considered to be the most distinctive of the Hungarian avant-garde movement, his art influenced generations of Hungarian artists among them the members of the European School Art Group and the Vajda Lajos Studio. His works can be found in museums and private collections, among them in the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest and in the Vajda Lajos Museum in Szentendre, Hungary.

Lajos Vajda

Anjani Kumar

Anjani Kumar is the Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city, a metropolitan with a population of over 9 million people. He is a 1990 batch IPS officer, Telangana cadre. Anjani Kumar has been awarded the United Nations Peace Medal twice while serving with the United Nations at Bosnia in 1998 - 99, he is an alumnus of Delhi University and St. Xavier's, Patna. During his training at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy he won the Maharaja of Tonk Cup for the Best Horse Rider of his batch and the RD Singh Cup for being the best swimmer of his batch. 12 March 2018: Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city. Additional Director General of Police, Telangana Additional Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city Inspector General of Police, Warangal Range, Telangana Deputy Inspector General of Police, Nizamabad Range, Telangana Chief of Greyhounds, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Chief of Counter Intelligence Cell Assistant Superintendent of Police, Telengana 20 August 1990: Appointed to IPS United Nations Peace Medal - 1999 President's Police Medal for Distinguished Services - 2016 Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Services - 2007 Internal Security Medal for working in Naxal affected area Anjani Kumar is the co-author of and supervised the production of the coffee table book, Journey of the Hyderabad City Police with Noopur Kumar.

Anjani Kumar was Additional Commissioner of Police and Order, Hyderabad City during the time of the publication of the book

Edward Bunker

Edward Heward Bunker was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, convicted felon and an actor. He wrote numerous books, he was a screenwriter on Runaway Train and Animal Factory. He started on a criminal career at the early age of five, continued on this path throughout the years, returning to prison again and again, he was convicted of bank robbery, drug dealing, armed robbery, forgery. A repeating pattern of convictions, paroles and escapes, further crimes and new convictions continued until he was released yet again from prison in 1975, at which point he left his criminal days permanently behind. Bunker stayed out of jail thereafter, instead focused on his career as a writer and actor. In early 1999 he bought a taxi company in Kingston Ontario named Modern Taxi with his long time friend David Whickham, he went on to sell his half of the company to Mr. Whickham after a falling out and his ex wife Angie Furgusson each receiving 25% of the company at the time; the taxi company would become the leading taxi company in Kingston having a high reputation for helping the less fortunate delivering all peoples needs to their front door.

Towards the end of his life and having a passion for real estate he purchased a motel in Kingston named “The Lord Nelson Motel” and purchasing an old Inn on Wolf Island, featured on a PC only game called “The Man with the Crooked Neck: Have you checked the Innnn?” His falling out with Dave came after Bunker had needed to get around. He hired Whickham to be his personal taxi driver. Bunker and Whickham agreed that Bunker would give him cheques that Whickham could cash for the amount of taxi rides. After trying to cash a cheque and it bouncing twice Whickham and Bunkers friendship ended. On during and interview with the "Kingston Wig" Whickham stated that Bunker was a “Goof," and would call him several times a night for a ride or delivery, they spoke periodically after that. Bunker was born "on 1933" into a troubled family in Los Angeles, his mother, was a chorus girl from Vancouver, his father, Edward N. Bunker, a stage hand, his first clear memories were of his alcoholic parents screaming at each other, police arriving to "keep the peace."

When they divorced, Bunker ended up in a foster home at the age of five, but he felt profoundly unhappy and ran away. As a result, Bunker went through a progression of draconian institutions. Rebellious and defiant, young Bunker was subjected to a harsh regime of discipline, he attended a military school for a few months, where he began stealing and ran away again, ending up in a hobo camp 400 miles away. While Bunker was apprehended by the authorities, this established a pattern he followed throughout his formative years. By age 11, Bunker was picked up by the police and placed in juvenile hall after he assaulted his father; some sources cite that this incident, along with extreme experiences such as the severe beating he experienced in a state hospital called Pacific Colony, created in Bunker a life-long distrust for authority and institutions. Shoplifting and similar crimes landed Bunker in juvenile hall, most notably Preston Castle in Ione, where he became acquainted with hardened young criminals.

Although young and small, he was intelligent and literate. He soon learned to embrace his dog-eat-dog surroundings. A long string of escapes, problems with the law and different institutions – including a mental hospital – followed. At the age of 14, Bunker was paroled to the care of his aunt. However, at age 16 he was caught on a parole violation, was this time sent to adult prison. There, he believed, he could either be predator or prey, did his best to establish himself in the former category. In Los Angeles County Jail, he stabbed another inmate and soon gained a respectful reputation as a fearless young man; some thought he was unhinged, but in his book Mr. Blue: Memoirs of a Renegade he stated this was a ruse designed to make people leave him alone. In 1951, the 17-year-old Bunker had the dubious honor of being the youngest inmate in San Quentin State Prison. While in solitary confinement he was situated close to the death row cell of Caryl Chessman, writing on a typewriter, he had met Chessman earlier, Chessman sent him an issue of Argosy magazine, in which the first chapter of his book Cell 2455, Death Row was published.

Bunker, inspired by his encounter with Chessman, drew upon his literary influences and decided to try writing his own stories. When friend Louise Fazenda, a former star of the silent screen, arranged for him to have a typewriter, Bunker started to write; the resulting work, smuggled out, was considered unpublishable, but Bunker's talent had been recognized. Bunker was paroled in 1956. Now 22, he was unable to adjust to living in normal society; as an ex-convict, he felt ostracized by "normal" people, although he managed to stay out of trouble for several years. Although Fazenda attempted to help him, after she was diagnosed with a nervous breakdown her husband pronounced many of her former friends – including Bunker – personae non-gratae in the Wallis household. Bunker held down various jobs for a while, including that of a used car salesman, but returned to crime, he orchestrated robberies, forged checks, engaged in oth

Power reserve indicator

Power Reserve Indicator is a complication of the watch, designed to show the amount of remaining stored energy. The power reserve indicator indicates the tension on the mainspring at any particular moment; the power reserve indicator is one of the most useful features of a mechanical watch besides the actual time display. A mechanical watch is operated either by automatic- or manual winding. In order to run at a regular rate a mechanical timepiece needs to have at least 30 per cent of its mainspring wound. An automatic timepiece needs to be worn for about 10–15 hours before it is wound; the power reserve indicator displayed on the watch with automatic- winding movement shows how long a watch will function when not worn. On a manual winding watch, it shows. There are numerous devices for recording the amount of mainspring power stored in the barrel. Power reserve indicators were employed early on marine chronometers and in the accurate Railroad grade pocket watches. Today they are used in wrist watches.

The first wristwatch with the mechanism was created by Breguet in 1933. However, this was only a prototype with only one watch assembled. In 1948, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced a power reserve indicator designed for production in a series of watches called the Powermatic which utilized the LeCoultre Caliber 481. Thus, Jaeger-LeCoultre was ostensibly the first watchmaking company to launch wristwatches with a power reserve indicator to the masses. In general, the indication of the power reserve is sometimes represented through a needle or hand or it may be indicted by a revolving wheel viewed through an aperture; some more modern devices have linear indicators. In the case of a hand indicator, the needle or hand moves from one point of the indicator to another; the zone along which the needle moves, shows how much time is left until the mechanism would be expected to cease autonomous operation. Correspondingly, when the hand leaves the zone the watch needs to be wound; the indicator itself represents the amount of tension of the mainspring, thus the lower the tension the less time left until another winding of the watch is required.

The LeCoultre 481 utilized a differential device to show the power reserve stored in either a self-winding or hand-wound mainspring. The principle of any power reserve device is that when the mainspring is wound either automatically or manually, a special train of gears connected to the ratchet wheel or the barrel arbor drives the power reserve indication showing the extent of the wind; the barrel’s teeth are connected to the other side of this differential train so that as the mainspring's power is used, the power reserve indication moves in the opposite direction. Watch

F.C. Manu Laeva

FC Manu Laeva is a Tuvalu football club from Nukulaelae, playing in the Tuvalu A-Division. The team's home ground is the only football field in Tuvalu. Manu Laeva plays on an amateur level, they have a reserve squad and a women's team. Manu Laeva was formed in 1980; the first name was Tavakisa for the B Team Called Young Kisa. In 1998 Tavakisa and Young kisa were renamed Manu Laeva A and Manu Laeva B. In 1998 and 2001, they won their first prizes. Manu Laeva won 6-0 against FC Nanumaga in 1998 Tuvalu KnockOut Cup. Of all teams they won the Tuvalu Games the most. Winning it in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2014; as of 5 July 2017. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Foai Paeniu Ioane Peleti Fiafiaga Lusama Rebery Pasene Pasene Malaki Tuvalu KnockOut Cup Winners: 1998, 2001Independence Cup for Outer Islands Teams Winners: 2009Independence Cup Winners: 2011 Runners-up:1988, 1990, 2003Tuvalu Games Winners: 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014Christmas Cup Winners: 2012, 2013, Manu Laeva Women