Interstate 25 is a major interstate highway in the western United States. It is a north–south highway, serving as the main route through New Mexico and Wyoming. I-25 stretches from Interstate 10 at New Mexico, to Interstate 90 in Buffalo, Wyoming, it passes near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The I-25 corridor is rural in Wyoming, excluding the Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver areas; the part of I-25 in Colorado passes just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. That stretch was involved in a large-scale renovation named the Transportation Expansion Project in Denver, the COSMIX; these projects and others in New Mexico were necessary because these stretches of I-25 were inadequately designed and constructed, because urban areas like Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver had tripled and quadrupled in population much earlier than anyone had anticipated back in the 1950s and 1960s. Major highway work for the T-REX project ended on August 22, 2006; the COSMIX project was completed in December 2007.
Several other smaller improvement projects for I-25 are still ongoing within New Mexico and Colorado. I-25 begins at Interstate 10's exit 144 in Las Cruces, just south of the New Mexico State University campus. I-25 is concurrent with U. S. Route 85 at this point, carries this concurrency for the entire length of its run in New Mexico. Three exits provide access to the city, including one for U. S. Route 70; when I-25 reaches Truth or Consequences, it is parallel to Elephant Butte Lake State Park. From Las Cruces to Santa Fe I-25 follows the route of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro; as I-25 nears Albuquerque, it has interchanges with highways such as U. S. Route 380 and a concurrency with US 60. Further north, State Road 6, former U. S. Route 66, meets up with I-25 in Los Lunas. Through Albuquerque I-25 is named the Pan American Freeway and there are frequent exits to city streets. A major interchange with Interstate 40 is named the Big I, it was given an honorable mention by the United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration for excellence in urban highway design in 2002.
Leaving Albuquerque to the north, I-25 curves to the northeast. Continuing'northbound' at Santa Fe, I-25 heads southeast for 45 miles traveling through the Santa Fe National Forest and crossing Glorieta Pass, it turns north again at Blanchard toward Las Vegas. The highway maintains a north and northeast orientation as it leaves New Mexico traversing Raton Pass and enters Colorado. From Santa Fe to Trinidad, Colorado I-25 approximates part of the route of the Santa Fe Trail. For its entire length in the state, I-25 shares its alignment with US-85, although US-85 is unsigned. Interstate 25 has many nicknames through the state's larger cities. In Denver it is called the Valley Highway, as the highway parallels the course of the South Platte River throughout the downtown area and is sunken below ground level; the section in El Paso County is named the Ronald Reagan Highway, through Pueblo it is named the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway. I-25 enters Colorado 14 miles south of the city of Trinidad, it is the main north–south route through Colorado with a length of 300 miles.
The Interstate exits Colorado in the north about 8 miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming. I-25 serves all the major cities in Colorado that are east of the Rocky Mountains, such as Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Greeley. For the entire distance in Colorado, from the north to the south, the Rocky Mountains are visible. There are several important military and air bases and institutions along this route, such as Buckley Air Force Base, the Cheyenne Mountain Complex headquarters of NORAD, Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, the United States Air Force Academy. I-25 crosses the Palmer Divide between Denver and Colorado Springs, providing some of the highway's most scenic views of the Rocky Mountains and its foothills. Blizzards and high winds on this stretch are notorious for causing traffic problems during the winter months; the section of I-25, between the northern border of Pueblo County and the New Mexico state line is named the "John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway", in honor of President Kennedy's support of water resources development in the Arkansas River Valley.
I-25 enters Wyoming 8 miles south of Cheyenne. After traveling through Cheyenne, Interstate 25 continues north to Douglas, passing many plateaus and railroad tracks. Long trains can be seen moving alongside this highway. Around Douglas, this interstate highway curves somewhat to the west toward Casper. Once through Casper, I-25 turns due north, it goes as far as Buffalo, where it ends at an intersection with Interstate 90. Interstate 90 provides the connection to Montana; the section between Romeroville, N. M. and Los Lunas, New Mexico follows the original alignment of U. S. Highway 66, shortened and realigned to run due west from Santa Rosa. Now, replaced with Interstate 40. New Mexico I-10 / US 85 / US 180 on the Las Cruces–University Park line. I-25/US 85 share an unsigned concurrency to Fountain, Colorado. US 70 in Las Cruces U
Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ is an American comedy series on the Seeso comedy subscription streaming service. The series, created by Kulap Vilaysack, is a semi-scripted parody of reality television series such as Million Dollar Listing and Property Brothers. Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ previewed its pilot episode on February 20, 2016 and premiered on March 17, 2016, the series' second season premiered in the fall of 2016. On December 12, 2016, Seeso renewed the series for a fourth season. On August 9, 2017, Seeso announced the shutdown of its service by the end of the year, leaving Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ without a home. On July 15, 2019, it was reported that the unaired fourth season would air on Pluto TV. Dan Ahdoot as Amir Yaghoob Tim Baltz as Glenn Bouchard Ryan Gaul as Andrew Wright Mandell Maughan as Victoria King Tawny Newsome as Chelsea Leight-Leigh Drew Tarver as Baxter Reynolds Paul F. Tompkins as Dean Rosedragon Eugene Cordero as DJ Rosedragon On August 9th, 2017 it was announced that NBC would be shutting down Seeso.
A web campaign to "#BuyJillion" formed to encourage another network or streaming service to pick up the show for future seasons. On July 15, 2019, it was reported that Pluto TV would air the unseen fourth season of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$. Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ on IMDb
Nils Olaf Chrisander was a Swedish actor and film director in the early part of the twentieth century. Chrisander's first screen appearances as an actor were in German and Swedish silent films in the mid-1910s, his first motion picture role was in the 1915 Carl Schönfeld-directed German silent film drama Um ein Weib. As an actor, Chrisander is best recalled for starring as "Erik the Phantom" in the now lost 1916 Ernst Matray-directed German adaptation Das Phantom der Oper, based on Gaston Leroux's novel The Phantom of the Opera opposite Norwegian actress Aud Egede-Nissen. Matray's version is the first film adaptation of Leroux's 1909-1910 serialized novel. In 1917, he appeared opposite the popular Polish film actress Pola Negri in her first role in a German production, Nicht lange täuschte mich das Glück. In 1919, he co-directed the German silent film Alraune und der Golem with actor and director Paul Wegener. After performing in a film serial for director Karl Gerhardt opposite actress Lil Dagover from 1920 to 1921, Chrisander began his career in Germany as a director.
In total, he directed three films in Germany, before relocating to the United States where he directed two dramatic films: 1927's Fighting Love, starring Jetta Goudal, Victor Varconi and Henry B. Walthall for Cecil B. DeMille Pictures, that same year, The Heart Thief, starring Joseph Schildkraut and Lya De Putti. By 1930, he was living at S. Gramercy Place in California, he died in 1947. The White Roses of Ravensberg Death the Victor Fighting Love The Heart Thief Nils Olaf Chrisander on IMDb Nils Olaf Chrisander at the Swedish Film Database
The 1935 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the third playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League and National League, the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 8, 1935, at Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, hosted by the Cleveland Indians of the American League; the game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 4–1. Players in italics have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame; the umpires rotated positions clockwise in the middle of the fifth inning, with Magerkurth moving behind the plate. Lefty Gomez of the Yankees gives up three hits and is the winning pitcher. Jimmie Foxx drives in three with a single. Bill Walker is the losing pitcher. Baseball Almanac Baseball-Reference
Vikram Marwah was an Indian orthopedic surgeon, social worker and the founder of Handicapped Children's Rehabilitation Centre and Children's Orthopedic Hospital of the Matru Sewa Sangh and Matrubhu Antargat Sanskar, a children's magazine. A winner of Dr. B. C. Roy Award, he was honored by the Government of India, in 2002, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri Vikram Marwah was born on 4 June 1925 in Shivni village of Nagpur district in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra, he graduated in medicine from Calcutta Medical College in 1948 and started his career as a medical volunteer serving the refugees of the freedom movement and the victims of draught affected areas in Bengal. He pursued his higher studies and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1956, he returned to India in 1961 and started working as a Professor of Surgery at Aurangabad where he worked till 1971. During this period, he is known to have established the departments of orthopedics and paraplegia.
He received a scholarship from the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Commonwealth fellowship in 1971. The next year, he moved to the Government Medical College and worked there till his retirement from the government service in 1980 as the Dean of the college. After retirement, Marwah founded the Handicapped Children's Rehabilitation Centre and Children's Orthopedic Hospital, in 1981, associated with the Matru Sewa Sangh, Sitabuldi for treating polio affected and physically challenged children and worked there for 20 years, he founded the Matrubhu Antargat Sanskar, a magazine for children. A supporter of Hindi language, Marwah served as the vice president of the Hindi Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiiti and Vidharbha Seva Samiti, his contributions are reported behind the establishment of Bharti Krishna Vidhya Vihar School and the organization of several surgical and blood donation camps. Marwah, credited with 22 medical papers, was an approved examiner of post graduate courses in general surgery and orthopedics.
A former president of the Indian Orthopedics Association and a co-founder of the Vidarbha Orthopaedic Society, he was a fellow of Johnson and Johnson and Smith and Nephew. He is a recipient of A. A. Mehta Gold Sir Arthur Eyre Brook award. In 1979, he received the Dr. B. C. Roy Award - Medical Teacher, the highest Indian award in the medical category; the Government of India honoured him with the civilian award of Padma Shri in 2002. Vikram Marwah died at the age of 88 on 6 November 2013 succumbing to old age illnesses, leaving behind his wife and two children, a son and a daughter. "Homage". BKVVNGP. 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2015
Monteverde, Costa Rica is a small community in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, located in the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range. A four-hour drive from the Central Valley, Monteverde is one of the country's major ecotourism destinations; the area is host to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and several other natural attractions, which draw considerable numbers of tourists and naturalists. National Geographic has called the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve "the jewel in the crown of cloud forest reserves". Newsweek has declared Monteverde the world's #14 "Place to Remember Before it Disappears". By popular vote in Costa Rica, Monteverde was deemed one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Costa Rica, along with Isla del Coco, Volcán Arenal, Cerro Chirripó, Río Celeste and Volcán Poás; this article deals with its surrounding zone. This includes Santa Elena, the area's largest town and tourist hub, as well as the nearby cluster of homes and businesses known as Cerro Plano, the community of Monteverde, numerous reserves and attractions in the wider region.
Resting at 1,400 metres above sea level, Monteverde is misty and windy, with a mean annual temperature of 18 °C. Annual rainfall averages around 3,000 millimetres. Humidity oscillates between 74% and 97%. Various pre-Columbian artifacts testify to the existence of small populations of Clovis Native Americans, who once farmed in villages in the area circa 3000 BC. Between 3300 BC to 2000 BC, the nearby tribes of the Arenal area experienced a population decline; these nearby tribes re-established villages in the region between 2000 BC to 500 BC. Agriculture intensified in the 500 BC to AD 300 period, with chiefdom societies replacing small tribal societies. Intense deforestation accompanied horticulture, stone foundations dating to this period can be found. Jade objects became prominent characteristics of these villages. From AD 300 to 800, complex chiefdoms supplanted simpler chiefdoms and more intricate villages appear, with cemeteries, public squares, gold-work and inter-tribal trade and conflict.
Around 1300, a general decline in population occurred due to Arenal Volcano's increased activity. After the Spanish made landfall in 1502, Costa Rica endured two generations of warfare. Nationwide indigenous populations fell from an estimated 400,000 to 80,000 within little more than 50 years. However, unlike Costa Rica's neighbors and Panama, Costa Rica did not yield considerable amounts of Indian labor or mineral resources, thus the region experienced colonization at a much slower rate than many other Spanish colonies. In the first three decades of the 20th century, Creole populations arrived in small numbers to what is now called Monteverde. Many either provided its workers with goods and services; some families settled the nearby lower, warmer valley of San Luis. What is now considered Monteverde was founded by Quakers from the United States whose pacifist values led them to defy the American draft before the Korean War; the majority of these settlers hailed from Fairhope and included some non-Quaker pacifists and conscientious objectors.
The spokesman of the group was Hubert Mendenhall, a dairyman who had visited Costa Rica in 1949 as part of a farmer's tour. These Quakers and pacifists chose the area for its cool climate, which would facilitate dairy farming, due to the country's non-violent, army-free constitution, its friendly Costa Rican inhabitants; the Quakers stewarded and farmed a large tract of land, part of which they set aside for conservation, today the Reserva Biológica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde. This has become a major tourist attraction. On March 8, 2005, a group of three armed Nicaraguan men raided and attempted to rob the Santa Elena branch of the state National Bank. A guard killed two of the armed men. However, one assailant held bank customers hostage for 28 hours; when authorities attempted to retake the bank, a senior police officer and nine civilians died, only one of the attackers survived. This event raised tensions between Nicaraguans and Costa Ricans nationwide and prompted higher security in many national banks.
In recent years, the area's increasing numbers of tourists has brought a sizable influx of Costa Ricans from other towns and cities. Now, an estimated 250,000 tourists visit Monteverde a year. Improved goods and services, including paved roads, have arrived in recent years. In 2007, Costa Ricans voted Monteverde one of Costa Rica's Seven Wonders, along with Isla del Coco, Arenal Volcano, Cerro Chirripó, Rio Celeste and Poás Volcano; as in the majority of Costa Rica, the official and most-spoken language is Spanish. However, bilingualism is widespread due to the presence of Quakers and three schools taught at least in English; the population of the Monteverde community has between 250 and 750 residents, of whom about 50 are Quaker. The more developed Costa Rican-dominated town of Santa Elena has 6,500 permanent residents as of the most recent census. There are several public grade and middle schools in the area, including the Escuela Santa Elena, the Escuela Cerro Plano, two schools in San Luis.
The Colegio San Rafael and Colegio Técnico Professional are responsible for the majority of secondary education in the area. Private education is robust in the Monteverde region. In 1951, the Quakers constructed a Quaker Meeting house, which served as classrooms and a general store; this became known as Monteverde Friends School and today offers bilingual education to Pre-K through 12th grade to 120 students. A