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Königsberg (disambiguation)

Königsberg was the capital of East Prussia, renamed Kaliningrad in 1946. Königsberg may refer to: Königsberg in Bayern, a small city in Bavaria in present-day Germany Königsberg an der Eger, German name for Kynšperk nad Ohří in the Czech Republic Königsberg in der Neumark, German name for Chojna, Poland Königsberg, German name for Kongsberg in Norway Königsberg in der Priegnitz, a component of Heiligengrabe in Landkreis Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Brandenburg Königsberg in Schlesien, German name for Klimkovice in the Czech Republic Königsberg, German name for Nová Baňa, Slovakia Königsberg, alternative name of Sarreinsberg, a component of Goetzenbruck, France Konigsberg, a former name of Silver Mountain, California Kunšperk, a settlement in the Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli, known as Königsberg until 1918 Königsberg, a side peak of Brocken mountain Königsberg, a mountain in Goslar Königsberg, near Wolfstein in Rhineland-Palatinate Königsberg, in the Osterhorn Group, Austria Königsberg, in the Göstling Alps, part of the Ybbstal Alps, Lower Austria Königsberg, a vineyard on the Moselle Kráľova hoľa in Slovakia Königsberg class cruiser, four ships built between 1905 and 1907 SMS Königsberg, lead ship of the class, stationed in German East Africa at the start of World War I Königsberg class cruiser, four cruisers built during World War I to replace the original Königsberg class, all four ships having been sunk or decommissioned SMS Königsberg, lead ship of the class Königsberg class cruiser known as the K class, a class of three light cruisers built between the two World Wars German cruiser Königsberg, lead ship of this class SS Königsberg, a German cargo ship in service 1934–39 Allan Stewart Konigsberg, birth name of Woody Allen, American film director, actor and comedian Bill Konigsberg, American author E. L. Konigsburg, American author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Frank Konigsberg, American lawyer, television producer and agent Seven Bridges of Königsberg, a topology problem Kings Mountain Königsburg, a ruined medieval castle in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, a castle in Orschwiller, France

Arizona–Mexico League

The Arizona–Mexico League was a Minor League Baseball league in the southwestern U. S. and northwestern Mexico, that operated as an affiliated Class C league that existed from 1955–58, again in 2003 as an independent baseball league. The Arizona–Mexico League has formed as a legal entity as an independent baseball league, scheduling to begin play in the future; the league office is with the goal of beginning play in previous league cities. An exact time to start a new season is unknown at this time; the Arizona–Mexico League was the successor league of the Arizona-Texas League and Arizona State League. The Arizona–Texas League existed from 1930–32, 1937–41, 1947–50 and 1952-54. From 1928 to 1930, it was known as the Arizona State League. On February 12, 1955, a league meeting at the Tucson league office was held, with President Tim Cusick presiding; the league board consisting of seven members were present. The El Paso and Juarez clubs had been released by the eight-team league during the 1954 season, release effective November 1955, Globe-Miami entered the league in the off-season.

With El Paso, the lone Texas franchise no longer in the league, on this date, the league voted to change the league name from Arizona-Texas League to Arizona-Mexico League. League brass were scrambling in early 1955, trying to recruit an eighth team. Not knowing how many teams would be in the league on opening day, league president Tim Cusick drafted a two-part league schedule, a schedule for a seven-team league and one for an eight-team league. Just before the start of the 1955 season Yuma was accepted into the league. Eventual baseball heavyweight promoter Dick King got word that a team operator was needed in Yuma and he arrived to begin the process of putting a team together. Three of the eight league teams had affiliation with Major League Baseball. Mexicali had a working agreement with St Louis, Phoenix with Baltimore and the joined Globe-Miami team signed with Philadelphia; the 1956 season had one team membership move and, the Globe-Miami membership relocating to Tijuana. The league trimmed the number of games from 139 in 1955, to a less aggressive 120 in 1956.

Yuma found affiliation with the Cincinnati Reds along with the Douglas Copper Kings becoming affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cananea won Yuma the second half in the split season. 1957 brought a lot of business action. In a January 6, 1957 league meeting held in Nogales, Chuck Hollinger of Tucson was elected president of the Arizona–Mexico League and Oliver Talimini of Phoenix, vice president in a general business meeting of league officials. Hollinger replaced E. T. Cusick, it was voted that there would be no split season in no playoff series. The members adopted a 140-game playing schedule which included no doubleheader games although games rescheduled multiple times because of bad weather could have resulted in a doubleheader. A player pool, based on attendance, was voted in with the top four finishers splitting the profits; the veteran limit of five was retained for this season. Las Vegas was voted into the league in a league meeting held in Phoenix on February 3, replacing Tijuana which folded the previous season.

At the close of the meeting the league had eight teams for the upcoming season. In other actions at the meeting, the league voted to abolish the job of executive secretary and to raise the salary of League President Charles Hollinger of Tucson from $2,400 to $3,200 a year. Hollinger, the former league executive secretary, will combine duties of the secretary with his post as league President, he was selected to handle the job of league statistician, held for several years by William J. Weiss of San Mateo, Calif. In mid-March, from the league office in Tucson it became clear only six weeks from opening day that the league will "open and finish the 1957 season with six teams", according to President Chuck Hollinger. Douglas, Las Vegas, Tucson and the two Mexican entries and Cananea; the league lineup is two short of last season, which included Yuma and Nogales. Nogales and Tijuana had financial difficulties and Yuma had problems in securing the municipal ball park after leaving a $3,000 debt after the previous season.

The three teams dropping from the league along with the Las Vegas addition, the league sat at six teams by the start of the season. Hollinger said the league will open April 26, have a late closing date of September 15; the president said the schedule will have teams playing in each city five times during the summer with three games as the maximum series. No doubleheaders are included in the schedule, but may be played if there are multiple rain-outs during the season; the number of working agreements decreased to two teams, Phoenix with the Baltimore Orioles and Douglas with the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the Yuma and Mexicali departure from the league, so did two affiliations. In an early January 1958 league meeting held at Nogales, the league held discussions of what the best interest of the league would be concerning keeping more rookies on team rosters in order to receive more Major League help. Four teams attended the meeting along with several new cities attending whom expressed interest in joining the'58 season.

The league voted to retain Charles Hollinger as president and elected the Douglas club president, Curtis Page, as Arizona–Mexico League vice-president. A league meeting was called at the Tucson league headquarters on March 2, the league's current four teams, Douglas, a combined Cananea-Nogales team voted not to continue unless two more teams could be found to enter the league; the league postponed to the next league meeting, held in

Cheremosh River

The Cheremosh River is a river in western Ukraine, right-bank tributary of the river Prut. It is formed by confluence of two upper streams of the river Bilyi Cheremosh and Chornyi Cheremosh near the village Usteriky and has a length of 80 km. Chornyi Cheremosh is 87 km long with a basin of 856 sq km and Bilyi Cheremosh is 61 km long with a basin of 606 sq km; the river starts in the Carpathian Mountains and flows SW to NE. It leaves the Bukovina Obchinas to the river's right, the historic subregion of Pokuttya to the river's left side, it flows along the borderline of the historic regions of Galicia. In the Middle Ages and the early modern era, it was part of the borderline between the Principality of Moldavia and Kingdom of Poland, it runs along the borderline between the Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi Oblasts. Both banks in the upper part of the river are inhabited by Hutsuls. It's hard to find another river on the territory of the former USSR that would be so popular and respectable among water tourists irrespective of its small length.

The tradition to hold sports rafting was initiated at the end of the 1950s and in 1967 near the village of Biloberizka and Petrashi the first all-Ukrainian competitions in water tourism on canoe. Since the Cheremosh has become an avowed arena for holding national competitions, which turned into international events due to participation of crews from other countries; the traditions have not been lost up to now and the international popularity of the river grows with every passing year. Why is the Cheremosh so attractive? First, it attracts by unsurpassed beauty of the nature, diversity of the water-way and the full complex of natural obstacles peculiar for mountain rivers ranging to the highest categories of complexity; the river is full of sudden turns, shivers, floodgates and whirlpools that do not allow the knights of oars and a life jacket to relax for a single minute. The Cheremosh has two faces: mountainous and flat after stormy scuffles and troubles in its head water you will feel the pleasure of quiet rest in its lower reaches.

A important advantage of the Cheremosh is the proximity of populated localities where you can stop for night in tourist camps or in private houses since the crucial element in any water trip is the issue of overnight stay under normal conditions: you cannot put too much equipment to a kayak or a canoe! Another important and favourable factor is the convenience of access roads and sufficiently long season of rafting — from early spring to late autumn. Water routes on Cheremosh river Rafting on Cheremosh river Verkhovyna Kuty Vyzhnytsya Vashkivtsi Pokuttya Bukovina Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company, named for the river

Sex Box (American TV series)

Sex Box is an American television show that aired on WE tv from February to April 2015. The show is a remake of the British series by the same name and was hosted by Fran Walfish, a relationship therapist, starred sex therapist Dr. Chris Donaghue, Florida pastor Dr. Yvonne Capehart, comedian Danielle Stewart, who provided backstage commentary. WE tv cancelled the series in April 2015 due to poor ratings and only five of the first season's nine episodes were aired. WE tv has expressed interest in bringing the show back in a reformatted version. Several couples are brought into the studio; the couple will enter a sound-proofed box on the stage. During this time the show's hosts will comment on sex, the couple, the chances that the couple's relationship will survive. After a certain amount of time the couple exits the box and rejoins the hosts on stage, where they answer questions about themselves and their sex life, based on the theory that the couple will be more to be more open and honest in their answers after having intercourse.

WE tv first announced plans to create a pilot episode for a North American version of Sex Box in March 2014 and in August of the same year, stated that they had ordered a nine episode season for the series. WE tv’s President Mark Juris commented on the show's concept, which he found "one of the most unique and compelling show concepts we’ve seen"; the Daily Beast has criticized the show's concept, stating "Sex Box, with its ridiculous guinea pigs screwing conceit, will only augment our cultural hang-ups about sex. Listening to a sex therapist, a relationship psychotherapist, a pastor do their best American Idol impressions, break down the myriad problems couples are having during the act, will only make people more apprehensive when it comes to having sex, and what business does a pastor have lecturing people about his or her sexual performance? Religion is one of the driving forces behind this country’s prudishness to begin with." The Washington Post reviewed an early episode of the show, writing "This show is therapeutic in so many ways.

First, because the experts encourage the couple to talk to each other about their sexual problems, that can’t be bad, right? And second, because the revelation that a 7.9 is an acceptable sex grade is great news for sexual underachievers everywhere!" Official website Sex Box on IMDb

Four-toed earless skink

The four-toed earless skink known as Péron's earless skink, the lowlands earless skink, or the four-toed mulch skink, is a viviparous earless skink endemic to southern Australia. The specific name, peronii, is in honor of a French naturalist and explorer. H. peronii is found in coastal and subcoastal areas of the following Australian states: Western Australia, South Australia, western Victoria. H. peronii has an average snout-vent length of 8 cm. Cogger HG. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Seventh Edition. Clayton, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. Xxx + 1,033 pp. ISBN 978-0643100350. Gray JE. "The Animal Kingdom. Class Reptilia". In: Griffith E, Pidgeon E; the Class Reptilia arranged by the Baron Cuvier with specific descriptions.. London: Whittaker, Co. 481 pp.. Wilson, Steve. A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia, Fourth Edition. Sydney: New Holland Publishers. 522 pp. ISBN 978-1921517280

The Chipmunk Songbook

The Chipmunk Songbook is an album by Alvin and the Chipmunks with David Seville. It was released on January 1962 by Liberty Records. In 1986, a two-record compilation album was released by Capitol-EMI America titled The Chipmunk Songbook, but featuring an different track listing, consisting of songs taken from various albums from the 1960s. "The Band Played On" – 2:33 "Buffalo Gals" – 3:28 "The Alvin Twist" – 2:40 "Funiculì, Funiculà" – 2:23 "My Wild Irish Rose" – 2:43 "Down in the Valley" – 3:08 "Git Along Little Dogies" – 3:09 "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" – 3:34 "On Top of Old Smoky" – 3:29 "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" – 3:05 "Strolling Through The Park One Day" – 2:08 "Polly Wolly Doodle" – 3:21 "Bicycle Built for Two" – 3:05 "America the Beautiful" – 2:07All songs were featured on The Alvin Show