Podlasie Voivodeship or Podlasie Province (Polish: Województwo podlaskie, [vɔjɛˈvut͡stfɔ pɔdˈlaskʲɛ]) is a voivodeship (province) in northeastern Poland. It borders on Masovian Voivodeship to the west, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship to the northwest, Lublin Voivodeship to the south, the Belarusian oblasts of Grodno and Brest to the east, the Lithuanian Counties of Alytus and Marijampolė to the northeast, and the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia to the north.
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Lubusz Voivodeship, or Lubusz Province (Polish: województwo lubuskie [vɔjɛˈvut͡stfɔ luˈbuskʲɛ], is a voivodeship (province) in western Poland. It was created on January 1, 1999, out of the former Gorzów Wielkopolski and Zielona Góra Voivodeships, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998.
The province's name recalls the historic Lubusz Land (Lebus or Lubus), although parts of the voivodeship belong to the historic regions of Silesia, Greater Poland and Lusatia. Until 1945, it mainly formed the Neumark within the Prussian Province of Brandenburg.
Łódź Voivodeship is a province-voivodeship in central Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Łódź Voivodeship and the Sieradz, Piotrków Trybunalski and Skierniewice Voivodeships and part of Płock Voivodeship, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998.
The Pomeranian Voivodeship or Pomorskie Voivodeship (Polish: Województwo Pomorskie) was an administrative unit of interwar Poland (from 1919 to 1939). It ceased to function in September 1939, following the German and Soviet invasion of Poland.
Most of the territory of Pomeranian province became part of the current Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, of which one of two capitals is the same as the interwar voivodeship's Toruń; the second one is Bydgoszcz.
The name Pomerania derives from the Slavic po more, meaning "by the sea" or "on the sea".
Warmia-Masuria is a province in northeast Poland that's characterized by lakes and forests. The capital Olsztyn is home to the Museum of Warmia and Mazury, housed in the centuries-old Olsztyn Castle, plus the Gothic Cathedral of St. James. Fragments of fortified walls and gates surround the old town’s cobbled streets. Northeast of Olsztyn are the shelters and barracks of Wolf’s Lair, Hitler’s wartime base.
Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship is a rural province in south-central Poland that's commonly called Holy Cross Province. Spanning the Świętokrzyskie mountain range, it's known for Świętokrzyski National Park, a nature preserve crisscrossed with hiking and skiing trails. Atop Lysa Góra (Bald Mountain), a roughly 595m peak, are pagan ruins and the reconstructed Holy Cross Monastery, first built during medieval times
Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987.
Highway to Heaven is an American television drama series that ran on NBC from 1984 to 1989. The series aired for 5 seasons, running a total of 111 episodes. The series starred Michael Landon as Jonathan Smith, and Victor French - Landon's co-star from Little House on the Prairie—as Mark Gordon. Jonathan is an angel who has been stripped of his wings and is now "on probation", sent to Earth. He meets Mark, a retired policeman now bouncing from job to job. At first distrustful of Jonathan, Mark comes to realize his true nature and is then given a job: to assist Jonathan in helping troubled people on Earth. Jonathan and Mark are given assignments by "The Boss" (i.e. God), where they are required to use their humanity to help various troubles.
You know sometimes, to get perspective, I like to think about a spaceman on a star incredibly far away. And, our problems don't matter to him, because we're just a distant point of light. But he feels sorry for me, because he has an incredibly powerful microscope, and he can see my face. I'm okay. No, I'm not.
Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He first rose to prominence with the publication of Hell's Angels (1967), a book for which he spent a year living and riding with the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in order to write a first-hand account of the lives and experiences of its members.
George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic. He was known for his black comedy and reflections on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. He and his "seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the government's power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves. Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comics of all time, Carlin was dubbed by one newspaper to be "the dean of counterculture comedians".
Opole Voivodeship, or Opole Province, is the smallest and least populated voivodeship of Poland. The province's name derives from that of the region's capital and largest city, Opole. It is part of Upper Silesia.
The Outsiders is a 1983 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola ... to tell him about the victory, and Johnny is unimpressed by the victory and dies after telling Ponyboy to "stay gold," referring to the Frost poem.