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Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of the eponymous county, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. Ranked by its estimated 2018 population, Milwaukee was the 31st largest city in the United States; the city's estimated population in 2018 was 594,511. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee metropolitan area which had a population of 2,043,904 in the 2014 census estimate, it is the third-most densely populated metropolitan area in The Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago and Detroit, respectively. Milwaukee is considered a Gamma global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network with a regional GDP of over $105 billion; the first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic Jesuit missionaries, who were ministering to Native Americans, fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, in 1846, Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the city of Milwaukee.

Large numbers of German immigrants arrived during the late 1840s, after the German revolutions, with Poles and other eastern European immigrants arriving in the following decades. Milwaukee is known for its brewing traditions, begun with the German immigrants. Beginning in the early 21st century, the city has been undergoing its largest construction boom since the 1960s. Major new additions to the city in the past two decades include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Wisconsin Center, Miller Park, The Hop, an expansion to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Pier Wisconsin, as well as major renovations to the UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena; the Fiserv Forum hosts sporting events and concerts. Summerfest, the largest music festival in the world, is a large economic engine and cultural attraction for the city. In 2018, Milwaukee was named "The Coolest City in the Midwest" by Vogue; the name "Milwaukee" comes from an Algonquian word millioke, meaning "good", "beautiful" and "pleasant land" or "gathering place ".

The name has a less pleasant connotation in the Menominee language, where it is called Māēnāēwah, "some misfortune happens". Indigenous cultures lived along the waterways for thousands of years; the first recorded inhabitants of the Milwaukee area are the historic Menominee, Mascouten, Sauk and Ojibwe. Many of these people had lived around Green Bay before migrating to the Milwaukee area around the time of European contact. In the second half of the 18th century, the Native Americans living near Milwaukee played a role in all the major European wars on the American continent. During the French and Indian War, a group of "Ojibwas and Pottawattamies from the far Michigan" joined the French-Canadian Daniel Liénard de Beaujeu at the Battle of the Monongahela. In the American Revolutionary War, the Native Americans around Milwaukee were some of the few groups to ally with the rebel Continentals. After the Revolutionary War, the Native Americans fought the United States in the Northwest Indian War as part of the Council of Three Fires.

During the War of 1812, they held a council in Milwaukee in June 1812, which resulted in their decision to attack Chicago in retaliation against American expansion. This resulted in the Battle of Fort Dearborn on August 15, 1812, the only known armed conflict in the Chicago area; this battle convinced the American government that the Native Americans had to be removed from their land. After being attacked in the Black Hawk War in 1832, the Native Americans in Milwaukee signed the Treaty of Chicago with the United States in 1833. In exchange for their ceding their lands in the area, they were to receive monetary payments and lands west of the Mississippi in Indian Territory. Europeans had arrived in the Milwaukee area prior to the 1833 Treaty of Chicago. French missionaries and traders first passed through the area in the late 18th centuries. Alexis Laframboise, in 1785, coming from Michilimackinac settled a trading post. Early explorers called the Milwaukee River and surrounding lands various names: Melleorki, Mahn-a-waukie and Milwaucki, in efforts to transliterate the native terms.

For many years, printed records gave the name as "Milwaukie". One story on the origin of Milwaukee's name says, ne day during the thirties of the last century a newspaper calmly changed the name to Milwaukee, Milwaukee it has remained until this day; the spelling "Milwaukie" lives on in Milwaukie, named after the Wisconsin city in 1847, before the current spelling was universally accepted. Milwaukee has three "founding fathers": Solomon Juneau, Byron Kilbourn, George H. Walker. Solomon Juneau was the first of the three to come to the area, in 1818, he founded. In competition with Juneau, Byron Kilbourn established Kilbourntown west of the Milwaukee River, he ensured. This accounts for the large number of angled bridges. Further, Kilbourn distributed maps of the area which only showed Kilbourntown, implying Juneautown did not exist or the river's east side was uninhabited and thus undesirable; the third prominent developer was George H. Walker, he claimed land to the south of the Milwaukee River, along w

Tuber magnatum

Tuber magnatum, the white truffle or trifola d'Alba Madonna is a species of truffle in the order Pezizales and family Tuberaceae. It is found in the Langhe and Montferrat areas of the Piedmont region in northern Italy and, most famously, in the countryside around the cities of Alba and Asti. Acqualagna, in the northern part of the Marche near Urbino, is another center for the production and commercialization of white truffles, its annual festival is one of the most important in Italy. In recent years search for truffles became popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Abundant occurrence is recorded in the regions of Vlašić, Lisina and Kozara, after discovery of its presence, in western part of Herzegovina region, around village of Služanj and town of Čitluk. Plans for cultivation are taking shape, with foreign companies, considering country's adequately climate, to invest in local agriculture. White truffles can be found in Molise, Abruzzo and in the hills around San Miniato, in Tuscany, they are found on the Istria peninsula, in Croatia in the Motovun forest along the Mirna river, in Slovenia along the Dragonja and Rizana river, as well as in the Drome area in France.

Growing symbiotically with oak, hazel and beech and fruiting in autumn, they can reach 12 cm diameter and 500 g, though are much smaller. The flesh is pale brown with white marbling. Italian white truffles are highly esteemed and are the most valuable on the market; the white truffle market in Alba is busiest in the months of October and November when the Fiera del Tartufo takes place. In 2001, the Tuber magnatum truffles sold for between $1000–$2200 per pound. In November 1999, what was the largest truffle in the world was found near Buje, Croatia; the truffle was entered in the Guinness Book of Records. The record price paid for a single white truffle was set in December 2007, when Macau casino owner Stanley Ho paid $330,000 for a specimen weighing 1.5 kilograms. One of the largest truffles found in decades, it was unearthed near Pisa and sold at an auction held in Macau, Hong Kong, Florence; this record was matched on November 27, 2010, when Ho again paid $330,000 for a pair of white truffles, including one weighing nearly a kilogram.

In December 2014, a white truffle weighing 4.16 pounds or 1.89 kilos was unearthed in the Umbrian region of Italy. It was auctioned at Sotheby's in New York. While some had expected it to sell for $1 million, it was sold for $61,000 to a Taiwanese buyer. Media related to Tuber magnatum at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Tuber at Wikispecies List of Tuber species

Roman Kutuzov

Roman Kutuzov is a Russian curler. At the national level, he is a two-time Russian men's champion curler and a two-time Russian mixed champion. Roman Kutuzov at World Curling Federation Roman Kutuzov at World Curling Tour Roman Kutuzov on the CurlingZone database Реестр Тренеров - Кутузов Роман Александрович - Роман Кутузов: фото, биография, фильмография, новости - Вокруг ТВ Roman Kutuzov on Facebook Roman Kutuzov on VK Video: 2016 World Men's Curling Championship - round robin, draw 11 - Russia vs Canada on YouTube

Rolfe Photoplays

Rolfe Photoplays Inc. was an American motion picture production company established by musical entertainer B. A. Rolfe. Although the company filmed in California, its productions were filmed on the East Coast in and around Fort Lee, New Jersey, its films were distributed through an agreement with Louis B. Mayer's Metro Pictures Corporation. Between 1915 and 1918, B. A. Rolfe used Rolfe Photoplays Inc. to produce forty-nine silent films, several of which were collaborations with director/screenwriter Oscar A. C. Lund including the 1916 drama "Dorian's Divorce" starring Lionel Barrymore; as well, he used the corporate name "B. A. Rolfe Photoplayers Inc." and "B. A. Rolfe Productions" to produce another three films including the 1919 fifteen-part mystery serial The Master Mystery starring Harry Houdini. By 1920, the B. A. Rolfe production companies ceased operating. Rolfe Photoplays on IMDb

White-eyed slaty flycatcher

The white-eyed slaty flycatcher is a small passerine bird of the genus Melaenornis in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is native to the African highlands from Ethiopia and Kenya through Rwanda to eastern Zaire and Malawi. In Kenya, it is absent from the east and the north of the country, it is a highland bird, common in wooded habitats, including gardens. It is a distinctive bird seen singly or in pairs. White-eyed slaty flycatchers are spotted either hawking for insects or taking them from the ground, they perch with an upright pose on branches, signposts. The sub-species M. f. toruensis has an inconspicuous eye-ring. The specific epithet commemorates the German explorer Gustav Adolf Fischer. Http://

Kamiichi, Toyama

Kamiichi is a town located in Nakaniikawa District, Toyama Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 June 2018, the town had an estimated population of 20,827 in 7958 households and a population density of 88 persons per km²; the total area of the town was 236.71 square kilometres. Kamiichi is located in east-central Toyama Prefecture 15 kilometers to the east of the capital of Toyama city. Most of the town is mountainous, with peaks rising to 3000 meters in the southeast; the 2999 meter Mount Tsurugi is located in Kamiichi. Toyama Prefecture Toyama Namerikawa Uozu Kurobe Per Japanese census data, the population of Kamiichi has decreased over the past 40 years; the town has a Humid subtropical climate characterized by hot summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall. The average annual temperature in Kamiichi is 13.8 °C. The average annual rainfall is 2243 mm with September as the wettest month; the temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 26.4 °C, lowest in January, at around 2.4 °C. The area of present-day Kamiichi was part of ancient Etchū Province.

The town of Kamiichi was created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. Kamiichi has six public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the town government, one public high school operated by the Toyama Prefectural Board of Education. Toyama Chihō Railway Main Line Ainoki - Shin-Ainoki - Kamiichi - Shin-Miyakawa National Route 8 Ōiwa-san Nisseki-ji, Buddhist temple with Nara period bas-relief carvings. Mamoru Hosoda, director Media related to Kamiichi, Toyama at Wikimedia Commons Official website