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Mighty Mutanimals

Mighty Mutanimals are a fictional superhero team spin-off from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The team first appeared in the comic books series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures, where they formed as a team of mutant animals who were allies of the TMNT. Additional versions of the team and concept have appeared in subsequent incarnations of the franchise. Mighty Mutanimals was first published as a three-issue miniseries released between May and July 1991, released in a collection in Winter 1991. A follow-up regular series totalling nine issues was released from April 1992 until June 1993; the series was cancelled due to low sales, but the Mutanimals received their own 7-part backup-series in the pages of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures beginning in issue #48 and ending in issue #54. This series saw the assassination of the Mutanimals at the hands of the high-tech Gang of Four. Issues # 55-57 continued the aftermath of its effect on the Turtles' storyline; the creator of the Mutanimals, Ryan Brown, has stated that the reason for this decision was that the Mutanimals were supposed to be something different from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Since the series, proposed cartoon show, were cancelled, he no longer wanted his creation to become a second-fiddle act. Instead, he thought; the Mutanimals made a small cameo appearance in Tales of the TMNT #58. Dean Clarrain, Ken Mitchroney, Mike Kazaleh, Garrett Ho all worked on the comic book miniseries. Though the team was called "Mutanimals", implying that the members were all "mutant animals", only three were "true" mutants, Ray Fillet, Mondo Gecko, reserve member Merdude. Leatherhead was a human transformed by magic and so was Dreadmon, more or less a werewolf created by voodoo. Wingnut and Slash, were all aliens from Dimension X, and Jagwar was a demigod son of a human jaguar spirit/god. A new version of the Mutanimals appears in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IDW Comic series, in which Mondo Gecko, Man Ray and Slash reprise their roles as part of its membership. While Old Hob served as its leader, exclusive to this group are Herman the Hermit Crab, Pigeon Pete, a mutant lioness named Sally Pride as well as a new interpretation of the Fred Wolf cartoon character Mutagen Man.

This version was created when Slash and Old Hob abduct former StockGen scientist Lindsey Baker and offer her a table filled with money if she helps to create a more coherent mutant army to protect the other mutants of New York City, since their own try at it resulted in Pigeon Pete who isn't at all that bright. Hob had obtained a large canister of mutagen and samples of Splinter's blood. Slash willingly injects himself with some of Splinter's blood and the compound within makes Slash intelligent in moments, proving her theory correct. Lindsay uses a gecko and hermit crab stolen by Hob and Slash to create Mondo Gecko and Herman, having combined the compound with the mutagen. An animated version of the Mighty Mutanimals debuted in the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode "Battle for New York"; the team is led by Slash and composed of Dr. Tyler Rockwell's monkey form and Pigeon Pete. Slash and Jack Kurtzman founded the team in order to combat the Kraang, who had conquered New York City in "The Invasion".

When the Turtles return to the city, the two teams banded together to save New York from the Kraang, after settling their differences. In "Clash of the Mutanimals", Slash and Rockwell were captured and brainwashed by Shredder as a test run for a mind control serum; the two would be freed by their teammates and the Turtles, the eight mutants would fight The Shredder to a draw. In "Dinosaurs Seen In Sewers", Slash and Rockwell were injured by the crazed Triceraton Zog, spent the remainder of the episode healing. In the third-season finale titled "Annihilation: Earth!", the four Mutanimals fought alongside the Hamato and Foot Clan as they tried to save the Earth from the invading Triceraton Empire. The group's efforts failed when Shredder betrayed them all by stabbing Splinter, the four Mutanimals, along with all of the Turtle's allies and enemies were sucked into a black hole to their deaths; the Turtles subsequently spent the first half of the fourth season working to undo this turn of events.

While they are unable to save the original versions of the Mutanimals and the others, they are able to save a second version of them in "Earth's Last Stand" where thanks to Splinter getting the heads up and intercepting Shredder's attack, the Turtles destroyed the timer to the Heart of Darkness, causing Earth's secondary annihilation to never occur. In "Mutant Gangland," the Mutanimals with Mondo Gecko as their newest member stop the Fulci twins from obtaining new-and-improved weaponry. Rockwell telepathically sees into one of their minds and is shocked to learn that they are engineering these weapons to hunt down and destroy all mutants; the quarter head to warn the Turtles about this dangerous threat against all mutant-kind. Noticing that Pigeon Pete is missing, Donatello asks the Mutanimals where he is to which Slash replies "We don't talk about Pigeon Pete", indicating that soon after their victory of defeating the Triceratons, Pigeon Pete left the team for unknown reasons. In "Requiem," the Mutanimals are in their hideout working how to plan their next attack on Super Shredder with the aid of Karai and Shinigami.

They are interrupted by the arrival of Super Shredder who burns their hideout and defeats them with ease. They are rescued by Apr

Center Point, Howard County, Arkansas

Center Point is an unincorporated community in Howard County, United States. Carl Boles, an outfielder for the San Francisco Giants, was born in Center Point. Born here was Eurith D. Rivers, the 68th Governor of Georgia. Center Point is the location of, or nearest community to, four historic sites or listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Adam Boyd House, E of Center Point on AR 26 Clardy-Lee House, AR 26 Ebenezer Campground, the only site, listed, N of Center Point off AR 4 Russey-Murray House, S of Center Point on AR 4UPDATE: as of this year 2019, the only historic site left of these 4 are the Ebenezer Campgrounds; the Russey-Murray House was said to be the oldest house West of the Mississippi and the brick was handmade by Native Americans. This house was torn down around 2017-18 due to the dilapidation and being unsafe; the Adam-Boyd House caught fire. Both the Adam-Boyd House and Clardy-Lee Houses were on the Historic Records, but funds could not be met to bring either houses to the required era.

Therefore and these homes fell to their demise due to the elements of nature

Ephysteris promptella

Ephysteris promptella, the ratoon shootborer, is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is a pantropical species, found in the warmer parts of the Old World tropics to Australia, it is distributed in southern Europe. The wingspan is 8–10 mm. Adults are greyish brown. Males have black dots, while females have white flecks; the larvae feed on Andropogon, Panicum, Saccharum officinarum, Stipa and Zea mays. They bore the shoots of their host plant. Full-grown larvae reach a length of about 5 mm. Pupation takes place in a cocoon covered in frass, made in debris on the soil surface

Berrington (1783 EIC ship)

Berrington was launched in 1783. She made six voyages as an East Indiaman for the British East India Company, she became a West Indiaman before again making a voyage under the auspices of the EIC to bring rice from Bengal to England for the British government. She returned to Indian waters and was last listed in 1807. Captain John Johnson sailed from the Downs on 2 February 1784, bound for Bengal. Berrington reached Johanna on 12 Madras on 11 June, she arrived a tKedgeree on 3 July. Homeward bound she was at Saugor on 22 January 1785, reached St Helena on 15 April, arrived at Blackwall on 23 June. 1785/6 Madras and Bengal. Capt Thomas Ley sailed from the Downs on 4 March 1786, bound for Bengal. Berrington reached Madras on 28 June and arrived at Diamond Harbour on 7 July. Homeward bound she was at Saugor on 29 January 1787, Madras on 12 February, the Cape of Good Hope on 16 May, she arrived at Long Reach on 19 August. Captain Ley sailed from the Downs on 23 March 1789, bound for Bengal. Berrington arrived at Diamond Harbour on 15 July.

Homeward bound, she was at Balasore on 23 February. She arrived at Long Reach on 25 July. Captain Ley sailed from Portsmouth on 5 April 1793, bound for Bengal. Berrington arrived at Diamond Harbour on 6 September. Homeward bound, she was at Cox's Island on 7 November, she arrived at Long Reach on 2 May. Captain George Robertson acquired a letter of marque on 25 May 1795, he sailed from Portsmouth on 9 July, bound for Bengal. Berrington reached Madras on 15 December, she visited Tranquebar on 22 December, before returning to Madras on 8 January 1796. She sailed to Bengal, arriving at Kedgeree on 25 February, she was at Saugor on 18 May, back at Madras on 22 June, back at Calcutta on 22 August. Homeward bound, Berrington was at Saugor on 4 January 1797, she was at Colombo on 2 Trincomalee on 25 March. She reached the Cape on 12 July and St Helena on 11 September, arrived at Long Reach on 20 December. Captain Robertson sailed from Portsmouth on 8 June 1798, bound for Bengal. Berrington arrived at Diamond Harbour on 26 October.

Homeward bound, she was at Saugor on 28 December, reached St Helena on 18 May 1799, arrived at Long Reach on 1 August. In 1799 Prinsep & Co. purchased Berrington. On 21 November 1799 Captain Michael Bonner acquired a letter of marque; the next day Berrington left Gravesend, bound for St Kitts. On 28 June 1800 she arrived back at Gravesend. Lloyd's Register for 1801 shows Berrington with John Carse, Prinsep & Co. owners, trade London–India. Messrs. Princip and Saunders tendered her to the EIC to bring back rice from Bengal, she was one of 28 vessels that sailed between December 1800 and February 1801. On 12 December 1800 Captain John Carse acquired a letter of marque, it is not clear when she returned. On 21 January 1801 she was at Deal. In August 1801 she put into Madras where she was condemned, she was repaired and continued trading. On 5 May 1803 Berrington, master, arrived at Bombay from Batavia. Lloyd's Register continued to list her for a few more years, but with stale data and not having been surveyed since 1800.

Citations References Hackman, Rowan. Ships of the East India Company. Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society. ISBN 0-905617-96-7. Hardy, Charles A Register of Ships, Employed in the Service of the Hon. the United East India Company, from the Union of the Two Companies, in 1707, to the Year 1760: Specifying the Number of Voyages, Tonnage and Stations. To, Added, from the Latter Period to the Present Time, the Managing Owners, Principal Officers and Pursers. Hardy, Horatio Charles A register of ships, employed in the service of the Honorable the United East India Company, from the year 1760 to 1810: with an appendix, containing a variety of particulars, useful information interesting to those concerned with East India commerce

Gettysburg Cyclorama

The Battle of Gettysburg known as the Gettysburg Cyclorama, is a cyclorama painting by the French artist Paul Philippoteaux depicting Pickett's Charge, the climactic Confederate attack on the Union forces during the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. The painting is the work of French artist Paul Dominique Philippoteaux, it depicts Pickett's Charge, the failed infantry assault, the climax of the Battle of Gettysburg. The painting is a type of 360 ° cylindrical painting; the intended effect is to immerse the viewer in the scene being depicted with the addition of foreground models and life-sized replicas to enhance the illusion. Among the sites documented in the painting are Cemetery Ridge, the Angle, the "High-water mark of the Confederacy"; the completed original painting was 22 feet high and 279 feet in circumference. The version that hangs in Gettysburg, a recent restoration of the version created for Boston, is 42 feet high and 377 feet in circumference. Details of the painting: Philippoteaux became interested in cycloramas and, in collaboration with his father, created The Defence of the Fort d'Issy in 1871.

Other successful works included Taking of Plevna, the Passage of the Balkans, The Belgian Revolution of 1830, Attack in the Park, The Battle of Kars, The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir, the Derniere Sortie. He was commissioned by a group of Chicago investors in 1879 to create the Gettysburg Cyclorama, he spent several weeks in April 1882 at the site of the Gettysburg Battlefield to sketch and photograph the scene, extensively researched the battle and its events over several months. He erected a wooden platform along present-day Hancock Avenue and drew a circle around it, eighty feet in diameter, driving stakes into the ground to divide it into ten sections. Local photographer William H. Tipton took three photographs of each section, focusing in turn on the foreground, the land behind it, the horizon; the photos, pasted together, formed the basis of the composition. Philippoteaux interviewed several survivors of the battle, including Union generals Winfield S. Hancock, Abner Doubleday, Oliver O. Howard, Alexander S. Webb, based his work on their recollections.

Philippoteaux enlisted a team of five assistants, including his father until his death, to create the final work. It took over a half to complete; the finished painting weighed six tons. When completed for display, the full work included not just the painting, but numerous artifacts and sculptures, including stone walls and fences; the effect of the painting has been likened to the nineteenth century equivalent of an IMAX theater. In 1879, the National Panorama Company, led by Charles Louis Willoughby and supported by Marshall Field, Judge Treat, Jefferson Printing Company and an assortment of other capitalists commissioned the artist Paul Dominique Philippoteaux to begin works on a cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg. Preparation began in 1880 and by 1883 the National Panorama Company had taken possession of the monumental cyclorama painting which became known as the Gettysburg Cyclorama, Chicago version; the work opened to the public in Chicago on October 1883, to critical acclaim. General John Gibbon, one of the commanders of the Union forces who repelled Pickett's Charge, was among the veterans of the battle who gave it favorable reviews.

So realistic was the painting that many veterans of the war were reported to have wept upon seeing it. Wake Forest University/ Joe King Version' It was believed that Joe King, a Winston-Salem artist tracked down this Chicago version and donated it to Wake Forest University, where it was sold to three NC investors before it was donated in 6/2019 to the Civil War and Reconstruction History Center. However, The authors of Gettysburg Cyclorama, The Turning Point of the Civil War on Canvas and Brenneman present extensive historical research that concludes that the WFU version is not one of the original four done directly under Philippoteaux's direction, but is rather one done under the direction of Austen, using Philippoteaux's drawings, with many artists from Philippoteaux's studio. Furthermore, they cite newspaper articles showing tha what they believe to be the Chicago version was destroyed in a storm in Omaha in 1894, they present evidence that Austen directed the production of the WFU cyclorama in 1905.

This WFU version was featured on WRAL's Tarheel Traveler program - to see the clip go to www.heirloomestatesonline.com The Chicago exhibition was sufficiently successful to prompt businessman Charles L. Willoughby to commission a second version, which opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 22, 1884. From its opening until 1892 200,000 people viewed the painting; the Boston version was housed in a specially designed building, the Cyclorama Building, on Tremont Street, was the site of popular public lectures on the battle. Two additional copies of the cyclorama were made: the third was first exhibited in Philadelphia, beginning in February 1886 and a fourth debuted in Brooklyn, New York, in October 1886. Many reviewers and visitors agreed with the Boston Daily Advertiser that "it is impossible to tell where reality ends and the painting begins." One veteran, pointing at the painting, said to his friend: "You see that puff of smoke? Just wait a moment till that clears away, I'll show you just where I stood."

In New York, police responding to a report of a nighttime burglary and disoriented by the illusion twice seized dummies representing dead soldiers, convinced that they were live burglars. In 1891, the Boston cyclorama, housed in the Cy