Brigitte Bailer-Galanda is an Austrian social scientist and historian. She was the director of the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance and deputy chairwoman of the Historical Commission of the Republic of Austria. Bailer-Galanda is an honorary professor of contemporary history at the University of Vienna. Bailer-Galanda's research focuses on German resistance to Nazism, the Holocaust and its denial, right-wing extremism in Austria. Brigitte Bailer-Galanda was born on 5 March 1952 in Austria. Bailer-Galanda enrolled in the Vereinsgasse Federal High School in 1970 and studied sociology and economics, she graduated four years later. From 1990 to 1992, she underwent doctoral studies under Erika Weinzierl's direction at the University of Vienna. Bailer-Galanda became an assistant researcher at the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance in 1979. In 1994, she was made a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. There she completed a habilitation in 2003 with the thesis The Origin of Restitution Laws, for which she was named an honorary professor of contemporary history.
The next year, Bailer-Galanda succeeded Wolfgang Neugebauer as director of the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance in 2004 and was herself succeeded in 2014 by Gerhard Baumgartner. 1992: Käthe Leichter Prize for the study of women's history in Austria 1996: Willy and Helga Sell-Verlon Award for antifascist journalism in Austria 1999: Bruno Kreisky Prize for political works from the Dr. Karl Renner Institute 2013: Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria 2015: Marietta and Friedrich Torberg Medal from the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien
Danny Casas is a third-generation professional wrestler from Mexico. His real name is Carlos Daniel Rodríguez Casas and his nickname is "El Hampon." His grandfather, Pepe Casas, started the Casas professional wrestling tradition and has been followed by his uncles José Casas Ruiz, Jorge Luis Casas Ruiz and Erick Francisco Casas Ruiz. His championships include the IWRG Intercontinental Tag Team Championship and the IWRG Junior de Juniors Championship. International Wrestling Revolution GroupIWRG Junior de Juniors Championship IWRG Intercontinental Tag Team Championship – with Chicano Rebelión de los Juniors: 2017
The Ultra Selection is a compact disc compilation album by old school hip hop/electo funk group Mantronix. The album was released on the Disky Communications label on March 14, 2005; the album features selections chosen from Mantronix's 1990 album, This Should Move Ya. "Got To Have Your Love" - 6:16 "This Should Move Ya" - 2:55 "Sex-N-Drugs And Rock-N-Roll" - 3:34 "Tonight Is Right" - 4:07 " Just Adjustin' My Mic" - 3:25 "Stone Cold Roach" - 3:16 "I Get Lifted" - 3:32 "Don't You Want More" - 3:48 "I Like The Way" - 4:00 "Get Stupid Part IV" - 3:08 "King Of The Beats Lesson #1" - 1:43 The Ultra Selection at Allmusic
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX is a video game released in 2000 featuring BMX rider Dave Mirra and other professional BMX riders. It was developed by Z-Axis and published by Acclaim Entertainment under their Acclaim Max Sports label; the game was released on the PlayStation, Game Boy Color and Microsoft Windows. The player's main objective in the game is to choose one of the riders and work their way through a total of 12 different levels, completing objectives to unlock new equipment. A sequel was released in 2001 entitled Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2. Following in the footsteps of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series, the player holds the assigned Jump button in preparation of performing a trick, releases it to jump; when in the air,'Big Air' tricks can be performed that can be'modified' with the aid of the modifier button, or the Big Air button again. For example, the player jumps from a ramp, performs a Superman; the game features ragdoll physics that are for use in the'Wipeout' multiplayer game mode.
There are a total of four game modes. The first six levels are all'challenge-based'; the player must complete specific goals. The six, final levels are'competition-based' levels, where the player is judged on their performance in a number of timed runs. Proquest is the main mode of the game, could be called'Career mode'; the player chooses one of the riders and seeks to progress through all the levels of the game, in a series of two-minute runs. The first six levels are completed by finishing all the set challenges within them, the competition levels can only be cleared when the player finishes a run worthy of winning the contest. Once the player finishes each successive level, they will receive new bikes and clothing, upon completion of the game, videos of Dave Mirra and Ryan Nyquist and special cheat codes. Any unlocked levels can be played here; the player has the same timed runs as in the Proquest mode, but there are no goals to complete, judges to impress or new items to gain. The only real'objective' of this mode is to improve upon the player's own high score.
A mode where the player can ride any level, unlocked in the Proquest mode. There is no time limit, so the real aim of the mode is to allow full and unrestricted exploration of the level to find the best spots to score and to practice performing tricks. Note: only the PlayStation and Dreamcast versions have a multiplayer mode. There are several different multiplayer modes available. Unlike many other similar extreme sports video game titles, the game modes are turn based; as with any other mode, any level unlocked. Best Run - Each player has a two-minute run to get the highest score. High Five - A series of 30 second runs to see which player can get the highest scoring single trick. B-M-X - Basically the same as the game mode'H-O-R-S-E' in the Tony Hawk series. One player does a combination of tricks, the other player has to gain more score than them. Whenever one player fails, they are assigned each successive letter of B-M-X, until one player has all the letters and the game finishes. Random Spot - The game chooses five random spots in the level to perform tricks in.
Each player has 15 seconds. Wipeout - Taking advantage of the ragdoll physics is the Wipeout game mode; each player takes turns in trying to score the most points. Longest Grind - The player who performs the longest single grind in one run wins. Highest Wall Tap - The highest wall tap at any spot in the level wins. Big Air Contest - When players ride up on verts, the height of their jump is measured. Therefore, the aim of this game mode is to get the highest measured'air' up a vert. Furthest Jump - The player who jumps the furthest, wins. Longest Manual - Jumping pressing Down, holding Down again performs a manual; the player with the longest held manual wins this game mode. The PlayStation version of Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX received "favorable" reviews, while the Dreamcast and PC versions received "average" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic; the Maximum Remix version received "average" reviews according to video game review aggregator Metacritic. Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX at MobyGames Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX at MobyGames Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX: Maximum Remix at MobyGames
The Carrigrohane Straight is a straight segment of road that stretches for 2.75 miles, from the edge of Cork west to Carrigrohane in County Cork, Ireland. It is just over 140 years old, now forms part of the N22 National Primary route between Cork and Tralee; the Carrigrohane Straight was built around early 1840s. Earlier maps such as Taylor and Skinner's Maps of the Roads of Ireland, or a map of Cork's Parliamentary Borough in 1832, do not show any track or path in this area. However, the first edition of the Ordnance Survey Map shows that work was in progress on the new road linking Cork city with Carrigrohane and Leemount Cross. Before the building of the Straight, a few houses were to be seen in this area. An osiary lay at the city side, this consisted of a swamp where willow trees grew. An expanse of green could be seen as fields stretched for miles around; the tradition that the road was a "Famine Road" may be true. Though the Straight itself was built by 1842, the section as far as Leemount Cross may not have been completed until during the famine.
The building of the Straight, its extension on to Leemount Cross, which necessitated the building of two bridges – one over the tail race of Carrigrohane Flour Mills, the second over the River Lee – changed the traffic pattern to the west of the city. Before the Straight and Leemount Bridge were built, the Model Farm Road took traffic to Ballincollig and Macroom, while the Lee Road led to Blarney and Iniscarra. After the construction of the Straight and Leemount Bridge, a straight and flatter route reduced the importance of these roads and the Coachford or Iniscarra traffic could now merge with the Macroom traffic by crossing Leemount Bridge. In the 1880s, the building of the Muskerry Tram increased the importance of the Straight; the city terminus was on the present site of Jury's Hotel, while the line ended at Blarney and Coachford. Along its route there were twenty one stations, one of, at Carrigrohane at the western end of the Straight, a second one at Leemount Cross, it used to be said that passengers on the Muskerry Tram, or the "Hook and Eye" as it was sometimes called, could pick blackberries from the carriages as the train was moving, such was its speed.
The tickets had to be checked in one carriage, while the train was still moving, the ticket collector had to move to the next carriage along the outside. This procedure was dangerous because of the rocking and swaying of the carriages. One of the most unusual incidents of the history of the Muskerry Tram was a crash with a steamroller in 1927; the steamroller was involved in the resurfacing of the Carrigrohane Straight, when tram and steamroller collided. The tram was de-railed, a few people fainted, but nobody was hurt; the Muskerry Tram was closed down in December 1934. The Straight is flat and subject to both tidal and river flooding, it occurred during the winter, when the swollen rivers burst due to heavy rain, the road was affected by spring tides. A contributory factor is the confluence of two rivers with the Lee at Carrigrohane; the Shournagh joins the Lee at Crubeen Bridge on the Lee Road, a smaller river, the Carrig, joins the Lee at the junction under Carrigrohane Castle, is forded by what was known as Cromwell’s Bridge.
The worst affected area of the Straight is the centre, near Inichigaggin Lane, so that residential and commercial development has been limited to the eastern and western ends of the Straight. The building of the Carrigadrohid and Iniscarra Dams has enabled some control to be put on the flooding so it is now not as severe; the most dramatic floods occurred in the years 1870, 1916 and 1962. The flood of 1916 was the largest, reaching Inichigaggin Lane and having a height of 28 feet above sea level; the 1962 flood was a tidal flood, which flooded the city centre of Cork, including the Courthouse, to a height of 19 feet above sea level. The Straight became the site of the Cork Industrial and Agricultural Fair in 1932. After considerable local controversy, agreement was reached to hold the Exhibition at the eastern end of the Straight. Tim Corcoran, chairman of the County Council at this time, supervised the erection of the necessary buildings. Building commenced on Monday, 10 August 1931; the initial operations consisted of the erection of the advertising posters on the front of the site along the Straight.
The fair was opened on Wednesday, 11 May 1932, continued until Sunday, 2 October. There were 13 acres of amusements, a car park which held 3,000 vehicles, flower beds and shrubberies, a bandstand in the centre, demonstration plots for agricultural and horticultural sections, a miniature railway running around the grounds; the original surface of Carrigrohane Straight was limestone. In 1927, the County Council and Corporation, who both controlled sections of the Straight, laid reinforced concrete; the Straight was one of the first concrete road surfaces in Ireland, or Great Britain. In the early days, concrete surfaces were laid in slabs, with expansion joints of bitumen to take up expansion and contractions as the temperature affected them; the reinforced concrete consisted of a layer of mesh steel covered with concrete in sections 20 to 30 feet long, several inches thick. Concrete was used. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, a number of concrete roads were constructed over bog in Northern Ireland, for example the Ballymena to Ballymoney road.