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Third Rome

Third Rome is the hypothetical successor of the Roman Empire via the Byzantine Empire or the Holy Roman Empire. In 800, the title of Emperor of the Romans was granted to Charlemagne by Pope Leo III; the word "holy" was added under the reign of emperor Frederick I Barbarossa in 1157. The German Empire in 1871 claimed to be the Third Rome through lineage of the HRE; the title for emperors of the Holy Roman Empire, the Austrian Empire and the German Empire was Kaiser, the German word for emperor. Nazi Germany used the term Drittes Reich, as successor of the second realm. In 1939, however, in a circular not intended for publication, further use of the term "Third Reich" was prohibited. After the Holy Roman Empire was dismantled in 1806, the Austrian Empire sought to lay claim as the heir of the Holy Roman Empire as Austria's Habsburgs attempted to unite Germany under their rule; the Federal State of Austria used some symbols from the Holy Roman Empire and the Austrian Empire:The Cross potent, symbol of the Fatherland Front, was as medieval symbol – the oldest representation is on the Imperial Sword.

The consistent use of this propaganda symbol was new to Austria. In contrast to the one-headed, graphically designed eagle of the German Reich, the eagle of the estates state leaned against the two-headed Quaternionenadler of the Holy Roman Empire. Since Old Austria had led the double eagle for centuries, since the Habsburgs became Holy Roman Emperor, the return to it seemed nostalgic; the traditional care with elements of imperial Austria, the admission of aristocratic titles and the partial reversal of the Habsburg Law fit in with this. The Austrian Armed Forces received in 1934 instead of the worn comparatively modern uniforms in the style of the Reichswehr such in the manner of the Danube monarchy. Additionally, Austria may lay claim over the Byzantine Empire, as it can be argued that Spain lost their claim to Austria after the war of the Spanish Succession. In four campaigns, Napoleon transformed his "Carolingian" feudal and federal empire into one modelled on the Roman Empire; the memories of imperial Rome were for a third time, after Julius Caesar and Charlemagne, used to modify the historical evolution of France.

Though the vague plan for an invasion of Great Britain was never executed, the Battle of Ulm and the Battle of Austerlitz overshadowed the defeat of Trafalgar, the camp at Boulogne put at Napoleon's disposal the best military resources he had commanded, in the form of La Grande Armée. When Napoleon proclaimed himself Emperor of France, he called his own imperial crown the "Crown of Charlemagne". Desperate for money, Andreas Palaiologos sold the rights to the Byzantine crown which he possessed since the death of his father. Charles VIII of France purchased the rights of succession from Andreas during 1494 and died on April 7, 1498; the following Kings of France continued the claim and used the Imperial titles and honors: Louis XII, Francis I, Henry II and Francis II. Not until Charles IX in 1566 did the imperial claim come to an eventual end through the rules of extinctive prescription as a direct result of desuetude or lack of use. Charles IX wrote that the imperial Byzantine title "is not more eminent than that of king, which sounds better and sweeter."

In Italy, the concept of a "Third Rome" is related to the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, created in 1861, the current Italian Republic, created in 1946. Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian nationalist and patriot, promoted the notion of the "Third Rome" during the Risorgimento, he said, "After the Rome of the emperors, after the Rome of the Popes, there will come the Rome of the people", addressing Italian unification and the establishment of Rome as the capital. After the unification of Italy into the Kingdom of Italy, the state was referred to as the Third Rome by Italian figures. After the unification, Mazzini spoke of the need of Italy as a Third Rome to have imperial aspirations. Mazzini said that Italy should "invade and colonize Tunisian lands" as it was the "key to the Central Mediterranean", he viewed Italy as having the right to dominate the Mediterranean Sea as ancient Rome had done. In his speeches, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini referred to his Fascist Italy as a "Third Rome" or as a New Roman Empire.

Terza Roma was a name for Mussolini's plan to expand Rome towards Ostia and the sea. The EUR neighbourhood was the first step in that direction. Known as a theological and a political concept "Moscow is the Third Rome", it was formulated in the 15th–16th centuries in the Grand Duchy of Moscow. In the concept there could be traced three interrelated and interpenetrating fields of ideas: a) theology, linked with justification of necessity and inevitability in unity of Eastern Orthodox Church. Herewith the Church should facilitate the Sovereign in execution of his function determined by God, the autocratic administration. Within decades after the capture of Constantinople by Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire on 29 May 1453, some Eastern Orthodox people were nominating Moscow as the "Third Rome", or the "New Rome". Stirrings

Veerattikuppam

Veerattikuppam is a village in Virudhachalam taluk, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 12 kilometres from 5 kilometres from Neyveli; this village is covered by cashew groves a lot and famous for cashew nuts & Jack fruits. It's one of the smallest village in cuddalore district; the literacy rate of Veerattikuppam is keep on increasing every year, the sign of development. It's cricket team is one of best team in around area. In this village only the goddess Mariamman and Kaaliamman were together, a uniqueness of the temple. Veerattikuppam is located at 11.59°N 79.40°E / 11.59. It has an average elevation of 45 m; the climate is too hot, rainy during September -- November. Temperatures during the summer reach minimum of 22 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures between 30 to 17 degrees Celsius; this village hosts a PUES School, one of the primitive school in the locality. PRM Government Higher Secondary School, Mudhanai is located 3 km from this village; the school has created many officers and IT professionals

Nathan Kahane

Nathan Kahane is co-founder of Good Universe, an independent full-service motion picture financing company. Kahane has served as an executive producer on more than 30 films in his career and oversees the development and production of the company's growing feature slate. Kahane's credits includes The House, the 2017 comedy starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, for New Line Cinema. Previous productions include such hits as Last Vegas. Kahane oversees the company’s first look deal with Point Grey Pictures, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s production company run by James Weaver. Upcoming projects include: the Untitled Ben Schwartz Comedy with Gary Sanchez Productions to be directed by Adam McKay and starring Rogen. Kahane is partners with Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, Joseph Drake in Ghost House Pictures, a production label dedicated to the financing and release of films in the horror thriller genre. Kahane served. Ghost House has produced eight #1 box office hits including Don't Breathe, The Grudge and Evil Dead for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Kahane served as President of Mandate Pictures. At Mandate Pictures, he oversaw such films as Juno, the Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle franchise, the comedy 50/50, Young Adult, Hope Springs and This Is the End. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Motion Pictures at the Los Angeles-based Senator International heading feature development and acquisition. Before joining Senator International in 2002, Kahane co-headed the development and production slate for The Canton Company, Mark Canton's production company, housed at Warner Bros. as Executive Vice President of Production. While at The Canton Company, Kahane served as co-producer on the big-budget thriller Trapped, he served as executive in charge of production for Angel Eyes and Get Carter and packaged high-profile titles including Alexander and Troy Kahane served in a similar capacity for Taking Lives, the Warner Bros. mystery thriller. Kahane is an alumnus of the Haas School of Business at the University of California and started his entertainment career in the agent training program at ICM.

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MovieTime

MovieTime is a Canadian English language specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment. As its name suggests, the channel is a commercial service that broadcasts films. In November 2000, through its subsidiary Global Television Network Inc. was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to launch a television channel called Adventure, described as "a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service devoted to action and adventure programming. Its program schedule will run the gamut from contemporary "popcorn" action and adventure films and series, to classical westerns and western horse shows."The channel was launched under the name Lonestar on September 7, 2001, focusing on Western and rural-themed programming such as films, television dramas, lifestyle series. After a few years, Lonestar began to air more general action and adventure programming unrelated to the Western theme of its early years, a considerable amount of that being movies, to the point where they made up the majority of the schedule.

On August 21, 2008, Canwest announced that Lonestar would be rebranded as MovieTime, focusing on contemporary films. The name change took effect on October 6, 2008. A high definition simulcast feed of MovieTime was launched on March 12, 2010. On October 27, 2010, Shaw Communications gained control of MovieTime as a result of its acquisition of Canwest, renamed Shaw Media. On April 1, 2016, Shaw Media was sold to Corus Entertainment, it was made a sister station to CMT, along with its existing sister channels. Official website

2017–18 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team

The 2017–18 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team represented the University of Memphis in the 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, the 97th season of Tiger basketball, the second under head coach Tubby Smith, the fifth as members of the American Athletic Conference. They played their home games at the FedEx Forum, they finished the season 10 -- 8 in AAC play to finish in fifth place. They defeated Tulsa in the AAC Tournament before losing to Cincinnati in the semifinals. On March 14, 2018, the school fired head coach Tubby Smith after two years. On March 20, the school hired former Memphis NBA star Penny Hardaway as coach; the Tigers finished the 2016–17 season 19–13, 9–9 in AAC play to finish in a tie for fifth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the AAC Tournament to UCF. Despite having 19 wins, they did not participate in a postseason tournament. Following the 2016–17 season, Dedric Lawson, K. J. Lawson, Markel Crawford, the Tigers' three leading scorers and rebounders, announced they would transfer from Memphis

Pusat Sains Negara

Pusat Sains Negara or National Science Centre is a science centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Perched atop a hill on 8 hectares of landscaped grounds at Bukit Kiara on the northwestern fringes of the city, the centre was opened on 29 November 1996 by former and current Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad; the main aim of the science centre is to promote greater understanding and interest in science and technology. The building resembles a truncated cone capped with a geodesic dome. Among the themes featured in the exhibition galleries are an environmental odyssey, pathways to discovery, future world and thinking machines. In addition, National Science Center has a new branch in Mount Keriang, Kedah which opened on 1 March 2010; the concept of the establishment of a National Science Centre was conceived in the early 1980s. Council of Scientific Research and Development has played an important role in their concept of the establishment of a National Science Centre with the objective of, to create awareness and understanding of science and technology among Malaysians.

Given the establishment of a Science Centre with all the requirements is a though that requires research and planning proposed the establishment of a temporary Science Center as a preliminary step. For this purpose, a government house at the address JKR 641, Jalan Kelantan, Federal Hill, Kuala Lumpur has been modified. On 5 April 1986, while the Science Centre was opened by YB Datuk Amar Stephen Yong, who doubles as Minister of Science and the Environment at the time. Since its inception the Science Center has added a collection of exhibits, most of which are of a roadshow; the dream to create a building came true in 1990 when the National Science Centre project has been approved under the Ninth Malaysia-5 to be implemented under the Ninth Malaysia Plan 6. Construction of building and basic infrastructure began in November 1991. On 27 February 1992, Mr Abdul Ghafar bin Baba as Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, the project National Science Centre in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. Construction work continued and was completed in November 1993.

Aquarium tunnel construction project began in September 1993 and was completed in August 1994. National Science Centre building design built is unique in that resembles a truncated cone capped by a geodesic dome; this design is a testament to the creative and innovative Public Works Department is the implementation agency. The center is equipped with an Integrated Management System and has a two-level exhibition gallery space with an area of 6,717.6 square meters. In the center, there is a multimedia library, a science lab, three workshops, two auditorium and a multipurpose hall; the area surrounding the National Science Center's educational landscape theme and the main feature is an ecological landscape, herb garden and children's playground. The exhibits are available at the National Science Centre landscape focused on the physical and biological sciences as well as exhibits complement the gallery exhibition. With the construction of the building, an interactive science exhibits were designed by local and foreign experts.

Fabrication works for Level 1 exhibits began in August 1994 and was completed in May 1995. Next, fabrication work exhibits Level 2 is starting in October 1995 and was completed in September 1996. To ensure that the exhibits are always in line with the advancement of Science and Technology, the Centre is planning to upgrade the existing exhibits a continuous basis to get the traffic going. After a decade in operation, while the Science Center was closed on 15 April 1996. Now, National Science Center has many additional exhibition houses a wide variety of materials for visitors viewing. Open Saturday to Thursday at 9.00 am - 5.00 pm. Closed on Fridays for maintenance and on Hari Raya; the tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter inside the building. Walk through the main entrance of the main building towards the information counter; the ticket counter is located near the information counter. Adult - MYR 6.00 Children - MYR 3.00 Pusat Sains Negara, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, 50662, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Pusat Sains Negara is accessible by rapidKL bus T852 from SBK13 Pusat Bandar Damansara MRT station. Pusat Sains Negara Official Website Tourism Malaysia - National Science Centre