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Carsphairn is a village in the historical county of Kirkcudbrightshire Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It is located about halfway on the A713 road. Carsphairn annual sheep show is held in the village. Cairnsmore of Carsphairn is to the north east of the village in the Scaur Hills. To the west is the ridge of the Rhinns of Kells in the Galloway Hills; the village has many features ranging from an ancient stone circle to a nuclear listening post, includes local amenities such as a shop, tearoom, a primary school and a village hall. Carsphairn Church, Church of Scotland was built in 1815 on site of an earlier church. Additions and alterations in the 1930s include the porch; the Knockengorroch World Ceildh takes place here annually. Carsphairn was made an independent parish around 1627, prior to which it had been a part of the Parish of Dalry, was created a Free Burgh in 1672 under a charter requested by Robert Grierson of Lag. Prof Thomas Jackson FRSE physicist was raised here. John Loudon Macadam.

Lagwyne just outside the village was his childhood home. Colonel Alexander Clark-Kennedy of Knockgray captured the eagle and colours of a French regiment at the Battle of Waterloo. Industry is rural, but a significant mining industry existed of lead, following the discovery of significant quantities in 1837. By the mid 1850s the mine was producing 1,000 tons annually. Mining continued in the area, with peak production between 1906–1914. Following the end of the First World War, the industry collapsed and by 1928 all lead mining operations had ceased. List of listed buildings in Carsphairn and Galloway grid reference NX5693 Carsphairn Community website Parish of Carsphairn Home Page Historical sites in Carsphairn

Volkslied, WAB 94

The Volkslied, WAB 94, is a patriotic song composed by Anton Bruckner in 1882 for a competition for a Hymne für das Deutsche Volk in Österreich. On 16 October 1881, the Deutsche Zeitung invited submissions for a text für eines sangbares Nationallied. From 1,750 texts entered, Josef Winter's was awarded the first prize. On 1 January 1882 a second invitation appeared for a Hymne für das Deutsche Volk in Österreich, for men's choir as well as for voice and piano. Bruckner, as one of the 1,320 participants, sent a sample of both settings. No prize was awarded for any of the submissions; the manuscripts are stored in the archive of the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek and the Bibliothèque nationale de Paris. The two settings were first published in Band III/2, pp. 191 and 192 of the Göllerich/Auer biography. The setting for voice and piano is issued in No. 6 of the Gesamtausgabe. The setting for men's choir is issued in No. 32 of the Gesamtausgabe. The Volkslied uses Josef Winter's text. There are two settings of the Volkslied WAB 94: A 34-bar-long setting for voice and piano, which uses the first strophe of Winter's text.

A 67-bar-long setting for men's TTBB choir. There is no recording of this setting. There is a single recording of this setting: Thomas Kerbl, Männerchorvereinigung, Weltliche Männerchöre – CD: LIVA 054, 2012 – 1st strophe only August Göllerich, Anton Bruckner. Ein Lebens- und Schaffens-Bild, c. 1922 – posthumous edited by Max Auer by G. Bosse, Regensburg, 1932 Anton Bruckner – Sämtliche Werke, Band XXIII/1: Lieder für Gesang und Klavier, Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag der Internationalen Bruckner-Gesellschaft, Angela Pachovsky, Vienna, 1997 Anton Bruckner – Sämtliche Werke, Band XXIII/2: Weltliche Chorwerke, Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag der Internationalen Bruckner-Gesellschaft, Angela Pachovsky and Anton Reinthaler, Vienna, 1989 Cornelis van Zwol, Anton Bruckner 1824–1896 – Leven en werken, uitg. Thoth, Netherlands, 2012. ISBN 978-90-6868-590-9 Uwe Harten, Anton Bruckner. Ein Handbuch. Residenz Verlag, Salzburg, 1996. ISBN 3-7017-1030-9. Volkslied, WAB 94: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project Volkslied C-Dur, WAB 94 – Critical discography by Hans Roelofs

Toyota TF107

The Toyota TF107 is the car with which the Toyota team competed in the 2007 Formula One season. The main changes in comparison to its predecessor, the TF106B were aerodynamic; the position of the engine was moved forward by 100 mm. This was achieved by reshaping the monocoque, did not incur a reduction in size of the fuel tank; the area below the nose of the car was clear of intrusion from suspension components due to the "zero keel" design. In fact at the front of the car, the monocoque was 30mm higher than on the TF106B, which resulted in sloped suspension wishbones. Although this approach compromised the front suspension geometry possibilities, the Toyota engineers came to the conclusion that this was not a problem. Owing to the new homologation rules on engines imposed by the FIA, the engine was based on that used by Jarno Trulli in the 2006 Japanese and Brazilian Grands Prix. Only limited changes from this design were allowed, in order to optimise performance for the 19000 rpm rev limit, enforced in 2007.

Several changes were made to the pistons and valves and other components, although the engine block could not be changed. In 2007, the WilliamsF1 team used Toyota engines as a customer team; as part of this partnership, Toyota used a new gearbox developed in collaboration with Williams, which used seamless shift technology. Only the gearbox internals were shared with the Williams's 2007 car, the FW29, the TF107's gearbox casing being made by Toyota; the car was less successful than the previous year's TF106. The TF107's 13 points were amassed with seven points scoring finishes, including two 6th places, one for Jarno Trulli at the 2007 United States Grand Prix and one for Ralf Schumacher in Hungary. Trulli scored points on three other occasions, with Schumacher finishing in the points in two other races. By the end of the season, the team embarrassingly scored less points than WilliamsF1 who have the same engine as them in the Constructors' Championship. Ralf Schumacher chose to retire from F1 in favour of DTM with Mercedes.

He was replaced by fellow German driver Timo Glock for the 2008 season. The car's best qualifying position was in the hands of Ralf Schumacher, who took 5th place in Hungary, it made the top ten 20 times out of a possible 34. Technical Specification and Detail of TF107

CHK (TV channel)

CHK HD is a Southeast Asian pay television channel owned by Celestial Tiger Entertainment and billed as a Hong Kong general entertainment hub featuring movies, lifestyle programs and dramas for all Singtel TV customers in Singapore. The high-definition channel was launched on 18 October 2013 with Hong Kong celebrities Bernice Liu, Him Law and Liu Kai Chi; the channel's programming consists of movies, television series, travel documentaries, news roundups from Hong Kong. Saturday Night Blockbuster CHK HD premieres the latest Hong Kong blockbuster movies, notably released theatrically within the past 12 months, in a weekly evening time slot every Saturday at 9PM SGT/MAL-8PM JKT. Programs airing in this block include Unbeatable, Out of Inferno, The Guillotines, Christmas Rose. Sunday Drama Night Drama series tackling cultural and political issues in Hong Kong are shown every Sunday at 9PM SGT/MAL-8PM JKT. Programs airing in this block include Hope and Despair, F. S. D. Ombudsman Special, The Moment, I.

T. Champions. Weekday Primetime Movies Repeat showings and classic screenings of notable Hong Kong movie hits air Monday through Friday at 9PM SGT/MAL-8PM JKT. Programs airing in this block include Initial D, Infernal Affairs, Confession of Pain, My Young Auntie, Ip Man. C Nights A signature time-belt focused on scary and risque shows air Monday through Friday at 10PM SGT/MAL-9PM JKT, Saturday and Sunday at 11PM SGT/MAL-10PM JKT. Programs airing in this block include Magic Beauty, The Unbelievable, Career of Seven Ladies, SFC in Action

European University-North Macedonia

The European University Skopje is a private university headquartered in Skopje, North Macedonia. The European University begins with the foundation of The Faculty of Social Sciences in 2001; the activities at the university were recognized in June 2005 when it was accredited by The Accreditation Board of Republic of North Macedonia. November 2006 saw the founding and accreditation of three faculties: Faculty of Communication and Media, Faculty of Public Administration, Faculty of Art and Design; until there were two faculties - The Faculty of Economic Sciences and The Faculty of Informatics. In May 2006, based on the decision number 12 of The Accreditation of Republic of North Macedonia, the adequacy of the programs of The European University according to the European standards of the 3+2 module of studying was confirmed. European University - Republic of North Macedonia Kliment Ohridski Blvd 68 Skopje 1000, North Macedonia The university has seven faculties: Faculty of Economics Faculty of Informatics Faculty of Law Faculty of Art and Design Faculty of Detectives and Criminology Faculty of Dentistry The official list of accredited universities and schools in the Republic of North Macedonia is maintained by the Ministry of Education and Science and can be found at The university is the sole higher education institution of the Balkans whose undergraduate and postgraduate study programs of the Faculty of Economy has been accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

IACBE is a body for the accreditation of business and study programs, connected to business of undergraduate and postgraduate studies in colleges and universities. IACBE has over 200 member universities, their accreditation means that the degrees obtained from the EURM are acknowledged by colleges in the USA and the other members of IACBE. Zoran Jolevski, former Macedonian Ambassador to the United States Official website FDI Atlas