Tension, games and sexism

Tension, games and sexism

With one click i can now find the address of the herzogenaurach editorial office. If our page had already existed half a year ago, I would not have been lost forever in the area, because infranken had shown me the address of the FT store instead of the editorial address. Because as of today, almost every article shows where the writer is actually located. Where to find the right store. And who to really contact if you have a question about the subscription.

It makes sense – and so does the community, where from now on my esteemed commentators will be able to write great, excitingly written, stringent columns, which I in turn – I promise – will comment on lovingly.

Pink – i love pink!

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One year after 5g frequency auction: here we go

one year after 5g frequency auction: here we go

With the fifth generation of mobile communications (5G), providers want to offer ultra-fast mobile internet in germany as well.

But before the first cell tower could be rigged with the new technology, deutsche telekom, telefonica and vodafone, as well as newcomer 1&1 drillisch, had to pay billions a year ago for the rights to use the 5G frequencies. In the meantime, the first 5G stations are online. But the big push is still to come.

The auction for the required frequency spectrum was held on 12 december. June 2019 ends after 52 days and 497 individual bidding rounds. All in all, the four providers spent more than 6.5 billion euros, significantly more than experts had expected – also because 1&1 drillisch, as a newcomer among the network operators, was a lively bidder.

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Chemical weapons inspectors take rehearsals in duma

chemical weapons inspectors take rehearsals in duma

Two weeks after a suspected poison gas attack, chemical weapons experts have begun their investigation in duma, syria.

The organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) team has taken samples from the town near damascus, which will now be analyzed in rijswijk in the netherlands, the OPCW said. "The OPCW will assess the situation and consider future steps, including a possible further visit to duma," the statement continued.

OPCW experts had been waiting for days for the mission and were stuck in the capital damascus. Security problems were cited as the reason. United nations security officials had recently come under fire as they sought to assess the security situation for the OPCW team.

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Rwe warns of electricity bottleneck and sets course for savings

Rwe warns of electricity bottleneck and sets course for savings

"The whole continent is manoving into a critical situation in the long term."One of the reasons for this is the announced closure of coal and gas-fired power plants, which have become increasingly unprofitable due to the rapid expansion of renewable energies and falling prices on the electricity exchange.

According to a report in the "handelsblatt" (wednesday edition), the group is allegedly facing a radical reorganization. So the company is to be completely geared to the energy turnaround. The newspaper referred to a confidential paper with the title "RWE corporate story". A company spokeswoman did not wish to comment on the matter. According to the newspaper, the group only plans to invest in renewable energies ? And no more investment in new fossil-fuel power plants. At the same time, terium intends to develop business models for decentralized energy in the sales and distribution network.

RWE’s business is in danger of collapsing due to the problems in conventional power generation. "Our earnings will drop dramatically," predicted the ceo in the newspaper interview. That’s why the company, which employs 70,000 people and generates annual sales of around 50 billion euros, has to step up its game with a new savings program. Terium’s main aim is to reduce costs, cut back on investments and cushion the impact on profits in new business areas. "Our business is becoming more decentralized," he said.

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Taking risk out of the equation

Taking risk out of the equation

Marco meissner the list of dates for the kronach gymnasts is full to the brim. Scrolling through the website of the largest sports club in the county with about 1400 members, training sessions for swimmers, gymnasts, baseball players and martial arts athletes appear. But they are all down. At the top of the page there is a news bulletin.

"The play and training enterprise, the sport enterprise and the entire competition enterprise is for all members of the gymnastic association kronach with immediate effect starting from friday, 13. March 2020, at 12 noon until 19 p.M. (inclusive). April 2020, 24 o’clock, prohibited!", it says. This order was made in consultation with the bavarian state sports association (BLSV), the kronach health department and the district of kronach, as chairman jorg schnappauf stated in response to a question from the frankischer tag.

The club is thus following the path taken by the city and county of kronach as sports facility operators. Parallel to the school cancellation due to the corona virus, the district closes its school sports facilities. "In the area of responsibility of the district office, this affects the gymnasiums of the school center association (this also affects the cafeteria) as well as the district’s own gymnasiums at the other schools in kronach and the instructional swimming pool at the maximilian-von-welsch-realschule", announced the authorities on friday afternoon.

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City council sets the course

City council sets the course

The day after. Mayor kay blankenburg (SPD) praises hotel developer feuring's proposals with open arms. He found the plan "great, he liked them very much. He hopes that they were soon implemented, said blankenburg on tuesday.

There was no sign of euphoria when the council unanimously approved the concept "in principle" consent. Many details need to be clarified. Nothing is final yet, says feuring representative matthias lowin several times. He called the design an urban planning proposal: "we can't and don't want to specify many details today." It is unclear how the facades are to be designed.

With his design, feuring had essentially been able to prevail over the city's earlier objections. She will make her contribution to the project. This is how the short zone is to be reformed, and this is where they want to start, said blankenburg. Then condominiums were also allowed there.

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The mystery of color

The mystery of color

WOLFGANG SCHOBERTH

the temperaments could hardly be more different: one taciturn, introverted, buried, who immersed himself in a grotesquely spun world in his drawings. The other was a man of action, a vociferous and loud payer, a color connoisseur and striking designer, a visionary who thought in broad dimensions, for whom the scale of a schoolyard was a small matter.
In 1968, caspar walter rauh and hans lewerenz went into retreat in the latter’s studio at the plassenburg castle. They spend months tufting color compositions, joining tiny particles of colored glass into cubic, polygonal, tapered shapes. What is being created is one of the most sophisticated and elaborate art-in-building projects in kulmbach: a 74-meter-long mosaic frieze for the courtyard of the caspar-vischer high school, which was under construction at the time.
The project was initiated by fritz kerling (1910-1985), a creative, unconventional thinker who often came into conflict with the ideas of the city council. Kerling is friends with lewerenz. They studied together in berlin under professor heinrich tessenow, the cult architect of the early modern era, and studied the dessau bauhaus intensively. Kerling’s design of the CVG main building and the social science wing is clearly influenced by it. The wings of the two-story building are grouped around a central atrium, whose filigree window frontage allows daylight to enter broadly.
Another aspect comes from the bauhaus: the idea of merging architecture and art into a holistic one. Unlike most of the art-on-building projects of the 1950s and 1960s, where the work is merely decoration of a finished structure, the artists are involved early in the planning process.
In the courtyard, kerling’s idea of a space intended for young people can be observed. The view goes up to the observatory, which, beyond its astronomical use, symbolizes the longing of all researching people. In the 1960s, the competing space ventures in east and west particularly stimulated interest in the starry skies. But young people have even stronger longings: for life, happiness and love. They are transformed into color on the mosaic fields.
The key is johann wolfgang goethe’s color theory. For 40 years, the poet and natural scientist sought to understand the phenomenon of color. An important step was the investigation of the rock in the fichtelgebirge mountains. He considered it to be light as stone. He wrote a paper on the subject, "uber den granit" (about granite) (1784).
For the artist duo, goethe’s holistic view of nature is the basis of their work: colors emerge when the light of the sun’s brilliance passes through something cloudy, like the hazy atmosphere at sunset. Then female changes over yellow to red. Red, the color of life, fades into black as it darkens further. On the other hand, the darkness of the universe that we see in the night sky can change from violet to blue through the haze of the morning dawn and be further brightened by the female of the clouds. These observations are what inspire lewerenz and rauh to their fantastic color creations.
In the educational novel "wilhelm meister’s apprenticeship years, formerly a must in the lecture schedule, goethe turned his color theory into poetry. A tale of how young wilhelm finds himself after a long odyssey through society. An important encounter is that with mignon, a mysterious gypsy girl. She falls in love with him, but wilhelm leaves her. Her longing, her pain of love, which leads to death, is expressed in the language of colors: "do you know the land where the lemons (yellow) bluhn (female), in the dark leaves (black) the golden oranges (orange) gluhn (red)?. A gentle wind (haze) from the blue (blue) sky (black) blows. The myrtle (grun) still and high the laurel stands, you know it well? THERE! There I would like to go with you, oh my. Beloved, pull". The "song of the mignon encountered on many fronts of the mosaic. You just have to discover it.
Export contributions by wolfgang and margret schoberth to the arts at CV-gymnasium appear in the festschrift celebrating the school’s 125th anniversary.

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Favre sees potential for improvement – midfield at vfb

Favre sees potential for improvement - midfield at vfb

After the coup in swabia, lucien favre did not seem really satisfied. Borussia monchengladbach had made an impressive comeback from the international break with a 2-0 (1-0) win over harmless stuttgart, but the swiss coach still found room for improvement.

"We sometimes lost our order after 2:0 because we were in front with seven players, and that must not happen. If we had scored 1:2 here, it would have been very difficult," favre criticized after his team’s fourth win in the fubball bundesliga in a row. "In the end we could have even won 3:0 or 4:0"."

Favre, however, also found enough words of praise for the relaxed performance of the eleven from the lower rhine. "That was a very good game from us. We controlled 70 percent of the game," summed up the 56-year-old. "The whole team defended well and never panicked in any situation. The midfield did a really good job," said favre, who gave his team three days off after a friday night run-out at the mercedes-benz arena in stuttgart.

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Eltmanner sangerlust: magic from old and young

Eltmanner sangerlust: magic from old and young

"Christmas magic was the theme of the concert of the sangerlust, which took place at the weekend in the parish church in eltmann. It put the visitors in the mood for the christmas season in a very special way. The concert brought light into the darkness of the church and led with texts to the message of the christmas feast.

At the end of the concert, all the choirs and concertgoers joined in with the song "when we honor god in high places, peace comes to us here. If we honor god in high, there will be peace on earth".

The children’s and teen choir entered the dark church hall dressed as angels and illuminated it with glowing candles. Nadine haus-fischer welcomed the guests to the parish church with a saying by joachim ringelnatz: "the contemplative days between christmas and new year’s have already brought many people to their senses."

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Marriage is not a show

Marriage is not a show

The summer months are once again the time for weddings. The last few weeks have been dominated by discussions in the media about the church, the cross, and christian symbolism. In the end it was about the value of faith and church in general. The impression has been given several times that the church is only concerned with the correct performance of its rites, and that the people standing before the altar (or the pastor) are of secondary importance. In contrast, the providers of free weddings (not infrequently theologians who have left the service of the church) were very intensively responsive to the wedding couples and then designed a personalized wedding, responding to all wishes and ideas. A couple that is having a church wedding writes the following: "the articles suggest that free weddings have a high degree of flexibility and that church weddings, on the other hand, are rigid and monotonous. In our wedding conversation, but also in other church weddings, we have had the experience that the pastors are very interested in the life story of the bridal couples and largely respond to their wishes regarding the wedding ceremony."
I ask the following questions during a wedding interview, for example: how did you get to know each other?? Why did you like to get married in church?? Where do you see your similarities? Where do you see your differences? What family situation do you come from? Addressing the bride: why HE of all people?? – and vice versa: why YOU? What are you arguing about? Which of the two gives way? What are your vacation ideas? What common goals do you have? Similar wedding ceremonies are sure to be held in other parish offices. A church wedding is about placing the life of the individual in the rough framework of god’s grace and love. And this is – of course – also reflected in certain rites that convey security and a feeling of safety. These rites are central, but they have a serving function: the couple is assured of god’s help, the couple is told that togetherness in all its facets (including sexuality) is a gift!) is a good thing, wanted by god. Looks so an "impersonal wedding from?
It seems to me that some couples reenact movies, series or what they have seen at other weddings, but that this show has nothing (or very little) to do with their own lives. There are golden gates erected, behind which stand simple hats …
A church wedding is more honest, because it is simpler. Wedding ceremony is not a show. Marriage is the request for god’s guidance in the face of an uncertain future. But unfortunately, today’s people are hardly determined by tradition, but very much by the media. Whether this helps more?

Heinrich arnold is a protestant pastor in untersiemau.

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