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Argentine Islands

The Argentine Islands are a group of islands in the Wilhelm Archipelago of Antarctica, situated 9 km southwest of Petermann Island, 7 km northwest of Cape Tuxen on Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land. They were discovered by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1903–05, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot, named by him for the Argentine Republic, in appreciation of that government's support of to his expedition; the British Graham Land Expedition under John Riddoch Rymill was based in the Argentine Islands in 1935 and conducted a thorough survey of them. The expedition built a hut on Winter Island, used as their northern base; the following year, the British Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey established a permanent base on the same site, as "Base F". The base was moved to Galindez Island in 1954, renamed "Faraday" in 1977, transferred to the Ukrainian Antarctic program in 1996, who continue to operate it as Vernadsky Research Base; the Argentine Islands have a polar climate that lies in the transition zone between an ice cap climate and a tundra climate, displaying an unusually continental version of that climate for being on the ocean.

List of Antarctic and subantarctic islands This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Argentine Islands"

Manfred Freiherr von Killinger

Manfred Freiherr von Killinger was a German naval officer, Freikorps leader, military writer and Nazi politician. A veteran of World War I and member of the Marinebrigade Ehrhardt during the German Revolution, he took part in the military intervention against the Bavarian Soviet Republic. After the Freikorps was disbanded, the antisemitic Killinger was active in the Germanenorden and Organisation Consul, masterminding the murder of Matthias Erzberger, he was subsequently a National Socialist German Workers Party representative in the Reichstag and a leader of the Sturmabteilung, before serving as Saxony's Minister-President and playing a part in implementing Nazi policies at a local level. Purged during the Night of the Long Knives, he was able to recover his status, served as Nazi Germany's Consul in San Francisco between 1936 and 1939; as Ambassador to the Slovak Republic in 1940, he played a part in enforcing antisemitic legislation in that country. In early 1941, Killinger was appointed to a similar position in Romania, where he first became noted for supporting Ion Antonescu during the Legionary Rebellion.

Together with his aide Gustav Richter, he attempted to gain Romania's participation in the German-led Final Solution, thus pressuring Romanian authorities to divert focus from their own mass murder of Jews. Killinger oversaw German presence in Romania until 1944, was the target of a notorious 1943 pamphlet by writer Tudor Arghezi, he committed suicide in Bucharest, days after King Michael's Coup of August 23, 1944 toppled the Antonescu regime. Born in Gut Lindigt, near Nossen, raised an Evangelical-Lutheran, Killinger was from an aristocratic Swabian-Frankish family from the "knightly territory" of Kraichgau in Baden-Württemberg, he completed his primary education in Nossen, gymnasium in Meissen and Freiberg, becoming a cadet of the Ritter-Akademie in Dresden. After 1904, Killinger was a cadet in the German Empire's Naval Forces, where he trained as a torpedo boat operator. Fighting in World War I, he was commander of the torpedo boat V 3, took part in the Battle of Jutland. Killinger rose to the rank of lieutenant commander.

After the conflict, Killinger became politically oriented towards the far right. He soon became involved with the paramilitary anti-communist organization known as the Freikorps, the conservative and nationalist reply to the German Revolution, he joined the Marinebrigade Ehrhardt, a unit of the Freikorps, was commander of a storm company within the brigade. Killinger was in Munich during the bitter fighting between the Freikorps and the Communist Party-dominated Red Guards of the Bavarian Soviet Republic, he indicated that, during the conflict, he had disfigured captured Red Guards and had ordered a female Communist sympathizer to be whipped "until no white spot was left on her backside". Subsequently, Killinger was involved in the Kapp Putsch against the Weimar Republic, provoked by the authorities' decision to disarm the Freikorps. By 1920, Killinger became a leader in the Marinebrigade's death squad known as Organisation Consul; as such, he helped to plan the murder of Matthias Erzberger, former Minister of Finance, who had become a target as early as 1918, when he had signed his name to the Armistice of Compiègne.

He supervised the way in which Heinrich Tillessen and Heinrich Schulz, the people charged with assassinating Erzberger, carried out their task. He is alleged to have masterminded the 1922 murder of Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau; the murder provoked a series of street rallies called by the Social Democrats and the Independent Social Democrats, who were joined by the Communists. In parallel, the far right press equated Killinger's squad with Charlotte Corday. In August, the Joseph Wirth cabinet and President Friedrich Ebert advanced legislation giving Minister of the Interior Georg Gradnauer the power to ban anti-republican organizations; this caused an uproar in Bavaria, ruled by the right-wing People's Party-led coalition of Gustav Ritter von Kahr, who accused Wirth of favoring the Left. The dispute became entangled with that over Bavaria's long-standing state of emergency, which the federal government, unlike the Bavarian officials, wanted to see abolished; the crisis ended in September, when Kahr resigned.

Facing trial over his implication in the murder as Tillessen and Schulz escaped to Hungary, Killinger was acquitted by an Offenburg court in mid-June 1925. He became a high level functionary in Wikingbund. Around 1924, he was involved in secret rearmament program, by setting up an enterprise in the Spanish locality of Etxebarria, secretly experimenting with submarines. In 1927, the Wiking Federation was outlawed and, as a result, Killinger joined the National Socialist German Workers Party, created by Adolf Hitler. In 1928, he was elected to the Landtag in Saxony, during the election of July 1932, to the Reichstag. On March 10, 1933, after Hitler established the Nazi regime, Minister of the Interior Wilhelm Frick authorized Killinger to take control of Saxony as Reichskommissar, to depose the Minister-President Wa

Flower Bud (EP)

Flower Bud is the second extended play by South Korean girl group GFriend. It was distributed by KT Music; the album contains four songs, including the single "Me Gustas Tu", one instrumental track. The album has sold more than 18,000 units. Musically, the album is in the bubblegum pop genre and is similar in style to Korean girl groups of the 1990s. Most of the tracks on the album were written by Iggy and Seo Yong-bae, who worked with the group on their debut album, Season of Glass. GFriend promoted the album with a series of televised live performances on South Korea's music shows. "Me Gustas Tu" was noted for its powerful choreography, unusual for a girl group with an "innocent" image. A fan-taken video of the group performing the song on a slippery stage went viral in September 2015, boosting the group's popularity; the song has sold over two million digital copies. On July 13, 2015, Source Music announced the upcoming release of Flower Bud; the album was released as a digital download on July 23, was released in CD format on July 27.

The music video for lead single "Me Gustas Tu" was directed by Hong Won-ki. One of the settings is a "dream-like" forest with the members wearing white lace dresses and rompers. "Me Gustas Tu" is the second song in the group's "school series" and represents a trip during summer vacation. The group's "pure" image was complemented by powerful dance choreography, rare for a girl group with an "innocent" concept; the choreography was created by Park Jun-hee, the most notable part involves Yerin vaulting over Umji, while Yuju slides underneath in a split. It took the group three months to perfect the difficult moves. GFriend promoted the album with performances of "Me Gustas Tu" on various music shows, starting with M Countdown on July 23. On September 5, they performed the song at an SBS Radio event in Gangwon Province; the stage floor was wet due to the rain, Yuju slipped and fell eight times during the performance, while SinB fell once. A fan posted a video of the performance to YouTube, which subsequently went viral, boosting the group's popularity.

Promotion for the album ended the next day, with a performance of "Glass Bead" and "Me Gustas Tu" on Inkigayo. In January 2016, "Me Gustas Tu" was one of the songs broadcast via loudspeaker across the Korean Demilitarized Zone, as part of South Korea's anti-Pyongyang propaganda program Voice of Freedom; the broadcast was a response to a North Korean nuclear bomb test. "Me Gustas Tu" and "One" were written by Iggy and Rainbow Bridge World producer Seo Yong-bae, the team who composed songs from GFriend's first album, including "Glass Bead". "Me Gustas Tu" means "I Like You" in Spanish, the lyrics are about a girl's shy confession of love. The song was written to emphasize the members' "bright and youthful" qualities, features "funky" synths and Moog bass sounds. "Under the Sky" is a song about a girl's hopes for the future, "My Buddy" is a song about friendship and love. "One" is a song about love, featuring acoustic guitar and electric piano. All four songs are medium-tempo dance songs similar in style to Korean girl groups of the 1990s.

The album entered the weekly Gaon Album Chart at number six. It was the eighteenth best selling album during the month of July, selling 4,011 physical copies. By March 2016, it had sold more than 18,000 units. "Me Gustas Tu" entered the Gaon Digital Chart at number 27, rose to number 15 the following week. It peaked at number eight. After the release of GFriend's third EP, Snowflake, "Me Gustas Tu" rose in the chart, ranking at number 12 the second week of February 2016; as of May 2016, it has sold 1.6 million digital downloads. Won Ho-jung of The Korea Herald said GFriend "played it safe" with the album, going with the niche genre of bubblegum pop instead of the more popular EDM and hip hop, maintaining the "sweet, innocent vibe" from their first album. Overall, Won said the songs were neither bad nor outstanding, the group was posed to "solidify their position in the K-pop world" with their next release. Multiple music critics said GFriend's songs are "characterized as being well-made with familiar, catchy melodies, resembling Japanese animated films' theme songs".

Seo Jeong Min-gap said "Me Gustas Tu" was polished and had "a strong sense of completion". Album highlight medley on YouTube "Me Gustas Tu" on YouTube

Austroagrion cyane

Austroagrion cyane, the south-western billabongfly, is a species of damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae. Despite their common name, they have been found not only in south-western Australia, but in diverse locations across Australia. Austroagrion cyane are permanent residents of aquatic habitats, they prefer slow-moving water. The species grows to around 2–3 cm in length. Females are less common than males and are attracted to ephemeral swamps. "Austroagrion cyane". Atlas of Living Australia. Herbert Campion. "A new Agrionine dragonfly from Northern Australia". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8th ser. 16: 105–108. Doi:10.1080/00222931508693694. D. F. Waterhouse. "The rate of production of the peritrophic membrane in some insects". Australian Journal of Biological Sciences. 7: 59–72. PMID 13159751

Toby Proctor

Toby Proctor is a Canadian actor and voice actor. He voiced Darien/Tuxedo Mask in the English dub of the Sailor Moon anime in 54 episodes of the first two series, his other roles include Alex Flash Gordon in Flash Gordon and Copycat Ken in Ranma ½. To Catch a Killer - Michael Kozenczak Gregory K. - Russ Child #4 The Man in the Attic - Carl Shadow Builder - Harvey Price White Lies - Chip Dash and Lily - Flower Delivery Boy In Too Deep - Red-Haired Cadet Daydream Believers: The Monkee's Story - Auditioner #3 Feast of All Saints - Henri Delande Jewel - Gene Danger Beneath the Sea - Seaman Do or Die - Citizone Cop Jasper, Texas - Sean Berry Highwaymen - Rookie The Skulls III - Sam Brooks Childstar - Wade Keller - 1st A. D; the Man - Cavity Search Guard Dwags Playing Pooker - Bouncer Yeah Rite - Father Lewis Daisy: A Hen Into the Wild - Willie Merry Matrimony - Phil T. and T. - Nick By Way of the Stars - Franz Beyond Reality - Bobby Ranma ½ - Copycat Ken The Mighty Jungle - Wayne The Busy World of Richard Scarry - Additional Voices Ultraforce Sailor Moon - Tuxedo Mask Road to Avonlea - Morgan Pettibone Flash Gordon - Alex Flash Gordon Police Academy: The Series - Dirk Tackleberry Mythic Warriors: Guardians and the Legend - Telemachus, Soldier #2 Animorphs - Scottie Blue Murder - Roommate Earth: Final Conflict - Blake Power Stone Wild Card - Video Guy Show Me Yours - Joe The Bridge - Ross Turbo Dogs XIII: The Series - Police Officer #2 Nikita - FBI Medic Lost Girl - Pike Alien Mysteries - Sergeant Pennison Reign - Farmer Heroes Reborn - Norris Mega Man Legends 2 - Glyde Toby Proctor on IMDb Toby Proctor on Twitter

Toyohara Station

Toyohara Station is a railway station on the Tohoku Main Line in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Toyohara Station is served by the Tohoku Main Line, is located 176.7 kilometers from the official starting point of the line at Tokyo Station. Toyohara Station has two opposed side platforms connected to the station building by a footbridge; the station is unattended. Toyohara Station opened on July 16, 1887, it was renamed Shimotsuke Toyohara Station on April 1, 1925, but reverted to its original name on August 1, 1948. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of Japanese National Railways on April 1, 1987; the station is located with few buildings in the vicinity. National Route 294 JR East Station information