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Cantaloupe

The cantaloupe, sweet melon, or spanspek is a melon, a variety of the muskmelon species from the family Cucurbitaceae. Cantaloupes range in weight from 0.5 to 5 kilograms. Cantaloupe referred only to the non-netted, orange-fleshed melons of Europe, but today may refer to any orange-fleshed melon of the C. melo species. The name cantaloupe was derived in the 18th century via French cantaloup from Italian Cantalupo, a papal county seat near Rome, after the fruit was introduced there from Armenia, it was first mentioned in English literature in 1739. The cantaloupe most originated in a region from South Asia to Africa, it was introduced to Europe and, around 1890, became a commercial crop in the United States. Melon derived from use in Old French as meloun during the 13th century, from Medieval Latin melonem, a kind of pumpkin, it was among the first plants to be cultivated. The South African English name spanspek is said to be derived from Afrikaans Spaanse spek. However, the name appears to predate the Smiths and date to 18th-century Dutch Suriname: J. van Donselaar wrote in 1770, "Spaansch-spek is the name for the form that grows in Suriname which, because of its thick skin and little flesh, is less consumed."

The European cantaloupe, C. melo var. cantalupensis, is ribbed with a sweet and flavorful flesh and a gray-green skin that looks quite different from that of the North American cantaloupe. The North American cantaloupe, C. melo var. reticulatus, common in the United States and some parts of Canada, is a different variety of C. melo, a muskmelon with a reticulated peel. It is a round melon with firm, moderately sweet flesh. In 2016, global production of melons, including cantaloupes, totaled 31.2 million tons, with China accounting for 51% of the world total. Other significant countries growing cantaloupe were Turkey, Iran and India producing 1 to 1.9 million tons, respectively. Cantaloupe is eaten as a fresh fruit, as a salad, or as a dessert with ice cream or custard. Melon pieces wrapped in prosciutto are a familiar antipasto; the seeds may be dried for use as a snack. Because the surface of a cantaloupe can contain harmful bacteria—in particular, Salmonella—it is recommended that a melon be washed and scrubbed before cutting and consumption.

The fruit should be refrigerated after cutting it and consumed in less than three days to prevent risk of Salmonella or other bacterial pathogens. A moldy cantaloupe in a Peoria, market in 1943 was found to contain the highest yielding strain of mold for penicillin production, after a worldwide search. Raw cantaloupe is 90% water, 8% carbohydrates, 0.8% protein and 0.2% fat, providing 140 kJ and 2020 μg of the provitamin A orange carotenoid, beta-carotene per 100 grams. Fresh cantaloupe is a rich source of vitamin C and vitamin A, with other nutrients in negligible amounts. Melon Media related to Cucumis melo cantaloupe group at Wikimedia Commons Sorting Cucumis names– Multilingual multiscript plant name database

Hasmizan Kamarodin

Hasmizan Bin Kamarodin is a Malaysian footballer who plays as a centre-back and former Malaysia national team player. In December 2016, Hasmizan signed with east coast team, Kelantan FA after 6 years playing for his hometown team, Terengganu FA. On 22 February 2017, Hasmizan made his debut during postponed match against Melaka United in Sultan Muhammad IV Stadium, he played side by side with Gambian Mamadou Danso as a left centre-back. Kelantan has lost during -- 2 score. In August 2013, Hasmizan has been included in the Malaysia national team's training squad with training due to go on from September 1 to 6 at Wisma FAM, before they fly out to China on Sept 7 for an international “A” friendly against the Chinese national team at the Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium on Sept 10. However, Hasmizan has had to withdraw and miss the chance of earning his first-ever international cap due to a hamstring injury picked up in the Malaysia Cup match against Pahang FA; as of 28 October 2017. Hasmizan Kamarodin at Soccerway

Bismarckstra├če (Berlin U-Bahn)

Bismarckstraße is a Berlin U-Bahn station located in the Charlottenburg district on the and lines. It was opened in 1978 on a major arterial road named after Otto von Bismarck. At the time when the first U-Bahn line opened in 1902, the road was laid out in a lavish boulevard style as the western continuation of Charlottenburger Chaussee and part of a direct connection between the Berlin city centre at Brandenburg Gate to the western suburbs of Charlottenburg and Spandau along Kaiserdamm and Heerstraße. On 14 December 1902, Knie station opened at present-day Ernst-Reuter-Platz. On 29 March 1908, the western continuation of the present-day U2 line to Reichskanzlerplatz in Westend was opened, it branched off at Bismarckstraße, which remained the original name of present-day Deutsche Oper station until 1929. Today's Bismarckstraße station, located about 380 m to the west, was not built along the U2 until the 1970s, when the construction of the new U7 line from Fehrbelliner Platz to Richard-Wagner-Platz required a two-level station at the intersection.

The old tunnel at the site was rebuilt as a reinforced concrete construction, with the new U7 tunnel running under it in north-south direction. The station was opened with the new U7 section on 28 April 1978. Bismarckstraße station is undergoing an overall refurbishment

Star-Spangled Kid

Star-Spangled Kid is the name of several fictional superheroes in the DC Comics' main shared universe. The original Star-Spangled Kid was Sylvester Pemberton, a Golden Age character, created by Jerry Siegel, the co-creator of Superman, he became the Star-Spangled Kid in order to battle Nazism during World War II. He was unique in that he was a kid superhero who had Stripesy a.k.a.. Pat Dugan. Both he and Dugan were superb acrobats along with having sufficient training in hand-to-hand combat, but the pair bickered about which of them should get top billing. Decades he changed his name to Skyman and led Infinity Inc.. He was killed. Bones' cyanide touch killed him instantly. Courtney is the stepdaughter of Pat Dugan, she finds Pemberton's gear in her stepfather's belongings and dons the Cosmic Converter Belt, with a costume of her own design. She begins her career as the second Star-Spangled Kid in order to annoy Dugan as partial revenge for him marrying her mother and forcing the family to move from Los Angeles to Blue Valley, Nebraska.

Dugan, a skilled mechanic and builds S. T. R. I. P. E. An armored robot which he rides in to accompany and protect her, she joins the JSA and, after being given Jack Knight's cosmic rod, changes her identity to Stargirl. A third Star-Spangled Kid appears in Terror Titans #1 and is subsequently captured by the Terror Titans team for the Dark Side Club; the Star-Spangled Kid is forced to fight in a tournament against other meta-humans, going on to win the tournament. During the course of the storyline he appears to have a much stronger resistance to brainwashing than the other fighters, although he does succumb, it is revealed that he is the shape-shifting Miss Martian. She uses her immunity to the brainwashing to free the other combatants. In Kingdom Come, Alex Ross portrays a Star-Spangled Kid as an African-American street kid wearing a leather jacket with an American flag bandana,and a T-shirt with an inverted American flag, using the cosmic rod in conjunction with the cosmic converter belt. He, too, is accompanied by a muscular older man in a striped shirt, this one called Stripes.

In Smallville, Star-Spangled Kid appeared in the season 9 episode Absolute Justice, where he contacts Chloe Sullivan and is killed by Icicle's son after a brief fight. In the same episode, when Icicle is fighting Stargirl, he asks her "Are you the new Star-Spangled Kid?" and she replies "It's Stargirl." DCU Guide: Star Spangled Kid Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy at Don Markstein's Toonopedia Archived from the original on March 16, 2017. Additional WebCitation archive on June 4, 2017

Limeburners Bay

Limeburners Bay, one of numerous bays in Port Phillip, lies in the southwest and adjoins Corio Bay, which abuts Geelong, the second largest city in Victoria, Australia. The bay was named after lime kilns, located on the east side of Corio Bay, used to burn limestone for making cement. In the 1820s, explorers Hume and Hovell ended their journey in the area of Limeburners Bay before returning to Sydney, it is a tide-dominated estuary. The area is popular for recreational hiking and birdwatching. Geelong Grammar School overlooks the bay. Limeburners Bay is home to many endangered species, it forms part of the Port Phillip Bay and Bellarine Peninsula Ramsar Site as a wetland of international importance. The site is part of the Werribee and Avalon Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for wetland and waterbirds as well as for orange-bellied parrots. Limeburner's Bay brochure: A PDF published by the City of Greater Geelong

The Table (2016 film)

The Table is a 2016 South Korean drama film written and directed by Kim Jong-kwan. It stars Han Ye-ri, Jung Eun-chae and Im Soo-jung. In a café in Seoul, seated at the same table, from morning until evening, four different woman engage in conversations, exploring old and new relationships. A successful actress and her ex-boyfriend, an office worker more interested in bragging about their connection to his colleagues. Jung Yu-mi as Yu-jin Han Ye-ri as Eun-hee Jung Eun-chae as Kyung-jin Im Soo-jung as Hye-gyeong Kim Hye-ok as Sook-hee Yeon Woo-jin as Woon-cheol Jung Jun-won as Chang-seok Jeon Sung-woo as Min-ho The Table at HanCinema The Table on IMDb Review from Modern Korean Cinema, by Pierce Conran Hollywood Reporter review HanCinema review by William Schwarz Review at K-movie Love, by Yana Lekarska