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Sigmund Freud Museum (Vienna)

The Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna is a museum founded in 1971 covering Sigmund Freud's life story. It is located in the Alsergrund district, at Berggasse 19. In 2003 the museum was put in the hands of the newly established Sigmund Freud Foundation, which has since received the entire building as an endowment, it covers the history of psychoanalysis. The building was newly built in 1891; the previous building on the site, once the home of Victor Adler, had been torn down. His old rooms, where he lived for 47 years and produced the majority of his writings, now house a documentary centre to his life and works; the influence of psychoanalysis on art and society is displayed through a program of special exhibitions and a modern art collection. The museum consists of a part of his old private quarters. Attached to the museum are Europe's largest psychoanalytic research library, with 35,000 volumes, the research institute of the Sigmund Freud Foundation; the display includes original items owned by Freud, the practice's waiting room, parts of Freud's extensive antique collection.

However his famous couch is now in the Freud Museum in London, along with most of the original furnishings, as Freud was able to take his furniture with him when he emigrated. A third Freud Museum, after London and Vienna, was started in the Czech town of Příbor in 2006 when the house of his birth was opened to the public; the museum contains an archive of images containing around two thousand documents photographs, but paintings and sculptures. The collection consists of all of the existing photos of Sigmund Freud and his family, a large number of photos of Anna Freud and photos from psychoanalytic congresses etc. In 1938 Freud was forced to leave German-annexed Austria due to his Jewish ancestry, fled to London; the museum was opened in 1971 by the Sigmund Freud Society in the presence of Anna Freud. In 1996 the building was expanded with new rooms for special events; the Foundation has ongoing plans to expand the museum. Since 1970 the annual Sigmund Freud Lecture has taken place in Vienna on 6 May.

This event, at which psychoanalysts speak on a contemporary theme, was established by the Sigmund Freud Society and is now organised by the Foundation. Freud Museum Home page in English

Stones of India

India possesses a wide spectrum of dimensional stones that include granite, sandstone, limestone and quartzite, in various parts of the country. The Indian stone industry has evolved into the production and manufacturing of blocks, flooring slabs, structural slabs, tomb stones, cobbles and landscape garden stones. India's history, dating back to 3200 BC has been influenced by the disposition and use of stones and other construction materials. Dimension stones have left deep imprints on the architectural heritage of the country. Innumerable temples and palaces of Ancient Indian Civilisation have been carved out of locally available stones; the Taj Mahal at Agra was constructed from Indian marble. Some of the rock-cut structures include Khajuraho Temple, Elephanta Caves, Konark Temple. Besides, all major archeological excavations have revealed exquisitely carved statuettes and carvings in stone. Ancient Buddhist monuments like the Sanchi Stupa of 3rd century BC have been carved out of stone; this tradition of Stone Architecture has continued to the present era, with most of the important modern buildings in India like the Presidential House, Parliament House, Supreme Court made from high quality sandstone of Rajasthan.

The Bahá'í House of Worship of New Delhi stands testimony to the relevance of marble in modern Indian architecture. Stones are still the mainstays of civil construction in India, with stones being used extensively in public buildings and temples, it is being used in homes, with the use of stones now penetrating amongst the growing middle class of India. The success of commercial stone industry depends upon defects in rock/stone. Natural defects in ornamental/commercial rock deposits adversely affect the quality of rock deposit. Detection of natural defects in decorative and dimensional stone industry play vital role in the quality assessment. India is pioneer in the exploration, mining of commercial rock deposits and in establishing a firm base for stone industry. India, with an estimated resource of about 1,690 million cu m, comprising over 160 shades of Dimension Stone Granites, accounts for about 205 of the world resources. Of the 300 varieties being traded in the world market, nearly half of them are from India.

Commercially viable granite and other rock deposits are reported from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and others. Marble was used for building tombs and palaces. For a time it was considered as Royal Stone, it is, now used in hotels and homes too. There are many varieties. Makrana: Makrana is the source of the marble used in the Taj Mahal, it falls in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. The region has various mining ranges Doongri, Ulodi, Gulabi, Neharkhan, Matabhar kumari, Chuck doongri and Pahar Kua amongst others. Rajnagar Marble: World's largest marble-producing area, with over 2,000 gang saw units located in the nearby town of Udaipur to process the material produced. Agaria is a variety of this area, with numerous other varieties and patterns in white base; the marble is dolomitic and has quartz intrusions. Andhi Marble: Located near the capital city of the state of Jaipur, it is dolomitic marble with intrusions of tremolite, is known by the name of pista marble, because of the green coloured tremolite against an off-white background.

One of the famous varieties of this area was known as Indo-Italian, owing to its resemblance with Satvario Marble. Most of the mining of this famous field is now banned by the Supreme Court of India because of the vicinity of the area to the Sariska Tiger Reserve. Salumber Marble: Also known as Onyx Marble, it has thick bands of green and pink hint. A resemblance to Onyx Marble from Pakistan gives it this name; this is highly dolomitic. Yellow Marble: Jaisalmer stone is found in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. Though not been metamorphosed and hence is still a limestone, it is known as Yellow Marble in trade circles, it is mined in the Jaisalmer District. Bidasar: These are ultra basic rocks in shades of brown and green colour found in Rajasthan; the criss-cross linear pattern given it a remarkable resemblance to a photograph of dense forest. These are known as forest green/brown or fancy green/brown. Morwad: Kishangarh Marble Gujarat - AmbaJi White Marble: It can be compared with Makarana Marble.

It is calcic and is produced in a town called Ambaji. The marble has a soft and waxy look, is used by sculptors. Rajasthan - Abu Black: This is one of the rare black textured marble available. Only produced in the mines of Abu road, this black textured stone is a decorative marble used in temples and sculptures. Madhya Pradesh - Katni Range: It is famous for its beige coloured marble, dolomitic but crystalline, with fine grain size and some quartz intrusions; the marble accepts polish. Another variety of the same range is red/maroon-coloured marble.'Jabalpur range' contains white dolomitic marble. It is more used as dolomite lumps for chemical and industrial uses. Indian Green Marble:It is found in Rajasthan India, Indian Green Marble's most quarries is situated in Kesariyaji it is 60 km far from Udaipur rajasthan India; this Indian green marble is known by name in all over the world. In Europe people know Indian green marble as a Verde Guatemala. Many varieties are available in Indian green marble.

Indian Green Marble is exported to Africa, Australia, Middle East and many Asian countries. It is found in Risha

Hampden Alpass

Herbert John Hampden Alpass was an English first-class cricketer who played in seven matches between 1926 and 1928 for Gloucestershire. His highest score of 18* came when playing for Gloucestershire in the 1928 match against Oxford University Cricket Club, his best bowling of 2/42 came in the same match. Alpass studied at Clifton College in Bristol and starred as a left-arm spinner in the college cricket team. Away from cricket, Alpass qualified as a solicitor and became chairman of Bristol Rovers Football Club in 1950, he spent 11 years as chairman, overseeing promotion to Division Two in 1953. Hampden Alpass profile at CricketArchive

HMCS Protecteur (AOR 509)

Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Protecteur was the lead ship of the Protecteur-class replenishment oilers in service with the Royal Canadian Navy. She was part of Maritime Forces Pacific, homeported at British Columbia. Built by Saint John Shipbuilding and Dry Docks in Saint John, New Brunswick, she was commissioned on 30 August 1969, she was the first Canadian naval unit. Known for her humanitarian efforts, Protecteur had served in times of war including Operation Friction and Operation Apollo in the Persian Gulf region, multi-national naval exercises, as part of the INTERFET in East Timor. Operation Apollo was the largest deployment of the Royal Canadian Navy since the Korean War. In six months Protecteur logged over 50,000 nautical miles, delivering over 150,000 barrels of fuel and 390 pallets of dry goods to deployed coalition ships. Protecteur, as well as her sister ship Preserver, were scheduled to be paid off in 2017, damage due to an engine fire aboard the ship in 2014 forced Protecteur to be paid off prematurely.

Protecteur was decommissioned at a farewell ceremony on 14 May 2015. Protecteur was the first Canadian naval unit to carry the name Protecteur, French for "Protector"; the name was used for a Canadian base, named HMCS Protector. First authorized in 1959, HMCS Protecteur was constructed by Saint John Shipbuilding and Dry Docks in Saint John, New Brunswick starting on 17 October 1967, was launched on 18 July 1968, was commissioned by the Royal Canadian Navy on 30 August 1969. Protecteur was one of two ships in the Protecteur-class of replenishment oilers in service with the Royal Canadian Navy; the ship is 171.9 metres long and 23.2 metres wide, with a displacement between 8,380 and 24,700 tonnes depending on her load. Protecteur's draught is 10.1 m, she had been given an ice rating of three. Two Babcock & Wilcox boilers feed a single General Electric steam turbine rated at 21,000 shaft horsepower that drives a single propeller, allowing the ship to reach a maximum speed of 20 knots. At 20 knots, the range of Protecteur was limited to 4,100 nautical miles, but her range could be extended to 7,500 nautical miles when only traveling at 11.5 knots.

Protecteur's primary role was to deliver supplies to deployed ships. Loaded, Protecteur could store up to 14,590 t of fuel, 400 t of aviation fuel, 1,048 t of dry cargo, 1,250 t of ammunition. Fuel could be transferred at a rate of 1,500 t per hour and 2,500 lb of dry cargo per hour could be transferred all while traveling at her top speed. Four BAE Systems Mark 36 SRBOC chaff launchers and an AN/SLQ-25 Nixie towed decoy were the ship's primary defenses; when Protecteur was launched, she was fitted with a twin 3"/50 caliber gun mounted on her bow, however the 3" guns were replaced with two 20 mm Phalanx CIWS mounts, one at the bow and one astern in August 1990. The CIWS emplacements were part of the upgrades that Protecteur received before deploying to the Persian Gulf region; the CIWS was found above the bridge. Her former 3"/50 guns were temporarily fitted, together with two Bofors 40 mm guns, six 0.5-inch machine guns, as well as Blowpipe and Javelin MANPADs during the Gulf War. The CIWS mounts were retained after the war, but the Bofors and 76 mm gun were removed from Protecteur after returning from war.

Protecteur was to be fitted with Mark 29 NATO Sea Sparrow. However, due to delays in procurement, the Sea Sparrow system was never installed; the Sikorsky CH-124 Sea King helicopters on board Protecteur provided weapons support, carrying Mark 46 torpedoes and a 7.62 mm machine gun. Three hundred sixty five men and women served on Protecteur. There were 27 officers aboard ship and a total of 45 crew members who were part of the air detachment that flew three CH-124 Sea King helicopters off the back of the ship. In 1988 the crew of the Protecteur was desegregated, allowing both men and women to serve on board her. Protecteur was equipped with a small dental clinic, which provided dental care for the Royal Canadian Navy when deployed. In 1974 the Polish sailboat Gedania embarked on an attempt to traverse the Northwest Passage, as part of a journey to circumnavigate the North and South American continents. Although the Canadian authorities refused to grant the necessary visa, the captain of the yacht persisted, Protecteur was sent to intercept the yacht on 30 August 1975.

The captain turned back of his own accord, but the operation was estimated to have cost $400,000. In 1980, while Protecteur was operating off the coast of Portugal, Commanding Officer Captain Larry Dzioba hoisted an Esso flag on the ship's mast, joking that they were the "biggest floating gas station in the neighbourhood". In 1981, Protecteur served in CARIBOPS 81 off the coast of Puerto Rico, along with at least two Canadian destroyers. Protecteur and her CH-124 helicopters performed a nighttime rescue of the crew of a disabled Norwegian chemical tanker in June 1982; the Norwegian crew was forced to abandon their ship. For the 75th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Navy, Protecteur hosted a dinner with the captains of 35 ships, including ships from Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Norway, Po

City on a Hill: Songs of Worship and Praise

City on a Hill: Songs of Worship and Praise is the first in the City on a Hill series of compilation albums by popular Contemporary Christian Music musicians. It received the Gospel Music Association's Special Event Album of the Year award for 2001. "God of Wonders" – Mac Powell with Cliff and Danielle Young "The Stone" – Jars of Clay "With Every Breath" – Leigh Nash & Dan Haseltine "I Remember You" – Mac Powell & Gene Eugene "Precious Jesus" – Derri Daugherty & Leigh Nash "You're Here" – Sixpence None the Richer "Where You Are" – FFH "Merciful Rain" – FFH "Unified" – Sonicflood with Peter Furler "Covenant Song" – Caedmon's Call "City on a Hill" – Third Day "Marvelous Light" – Gene Eugene "This Road" – Jars of Clay Official web site "City on a Hill, Essential Records press release", archived at

2010–11 Wellington Phoenix FC season

The Wellington Phoenix 2010–11 season was the Wellington Phoenix's fourth A-League season. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. 1 Manny Muscat does not count to the foreign players quota. Player Started Player Subbed In Player Suspended Player Injured Goal scored from penalty kick Player suspended First team Coach: Ricki Herbert Technical Analyst: Luciano Trani First team Physiotherapist: Adam Crump Masseur: Dene Carroll Strength & Conditioning Coach: Ed Baranowski Supplier: ReebokSponsor: Sony See List of Wellington Phoenix FC End of Season AwardsSony Player of the Year: Ben Sigmund Members' Player of the Year: Manny Muscat Players' Player of the Year: Manny Muscat Media Player of the Year: Marco Rojas Golden Boot: Chris Greenacre – 8 goals Under-23 Player of the Year: Marco Rojas A-League website Wellington Phoenix website