Cassandra Ainsworth is a fictional character in the television series Skins, portrayed by Hannah Murray. She's thin, she's blonde, she says "wow" a lot. Cassie is depicted as being eccentric and suffering from several mental disorders — most notably, anorexia nervosa — and multiple issues, including low self-esteem, suicidal ideation, drug addiction, but is gentle-natured and friendly. Murray described her character as......very interesting because she has a lot of problems, she's troubled, she's anorexic and lacking in self-esteem and self-belief, but along with that she's sort of quite smart. I think that she has quite a good reading on a lot of the other characters about what they're like and how they work and stuff, I think she's a clever girl, she's kind of silly and dreamy and quite fun at the same time as being a tragic character; the titular second episode of the first series and the penultimate episode of the second series focus on Cassie. The show's producers and writers described her centric episode in an interview with The Independent as being about "how she gets through her day without eating... how she feels and what her tactics are", campaigned to prevent any announcement of any counselling helplines during the episode's credits because they "didn't want a little preachy drama where everyone hugs at the end".
One reviewer described Cassie as being "as pale as Hamlet's Ophelia and arguably twice as mad". The viewer is reintroduced to Cassie five years after series two in Pure, in which she is shown to have changed in many ways. Where before she was bubbly and unashamedly quirky, she is now a shadow of her former self, appearing tired and withdrawn, living in a shared flat in London and working as a waitress in a café to make ends meet, she avoids social contact with her co-workers and flatmates, refuses to take drugs when offered them, secludes herself in her room. There is a drawing which resembles Cassie posted at the front of Sophia's room; this could be a joke made by the producers of the show. It seems as though every single shred of wonder from her youth has been tarnished; because of this, Cassie has become a stronger person. At the beginning of the first series, Cassie is discharged from hospital after a suicide attempt off-screen, her friend Michelle Richardson arranges. The two talk and briefly kiss, although Cassie reveals she took a "shit load" of pills and passes out.
The gang leave the party in order to get her to the hospital, although as soon as Tony parks up, she regains consciousness. Cassie's central episode develops her eating disorder, she informs them. She is picked up by the clinic taxi driver, with whom she seems to have a close relationship, he promises not to tell anyone Cassie has put weights in her underwear in order to fool the clinic into thinking she has gained weight, she is sent to her final group therapy, where fellow patient Madison Twatter tells the group about a student named Sid Jenkins who has not paid him back for the drugs he supplied Sid with. In college, Cassie runs into Sid at the canteen, they talk. Having developed a crush on him on the previous episode, she reveals to him how she is able to get away with hiding the fact that she is not eating, but he is not impressed with it, protests; when she states that "no-one cares," he responds "I care." Cassie warns Sid that Mad has his ID card. Throughout the episode, Cassie keeps seeing the word'EAT!' on post-it notes, the plate of chips that Sid gives her and on text messages.
This is implied to be a hallucination as when she asks Sid about it, Sid proves that he has not texted her. Cassie calls Allan, she tells him someone keeps telling her to eat, he suggests she is imagining the texts because she is mentally sending them to herself, because she wants to eat. Cassie eats a burger as the episode closes. In "Chris", Cassie asks him on a date. However, in "Sid", he is grounded. However, she is stood up due to Tony Stonem convincing Sid to accompany him and Michelle at his choir performance, when Sid admits he was with Michelle, Cassie lashes out at him. On she attempts suicide by intaking a large amount of pills mixed with vodka; when Sid tries to visit her in hospital, Jal Fazer forces him to leave. In "Michelle", Sid visits rehab in order to make amends with Cassie and she accepts his apology, but Sid is dismayed when she reveals has a boyfriend, Simon. In "Effy", Sid calls her late at night after a fight with the two kiss. However, Sid stands her up again to rescue his sister Effy from an overdose.
In the finale, her parents move with her to Scotland. She postpones her plans after discovering Sid loves her through a letter he wrote at the beginning of the episode, the series ends wi
Xscape is the second posthumous album by American singer Michael Jackson, composed of unreleased tracks that were recorded between 1983 and 1999. It was released on May 9, 2014 by Epic Records, MJJ Music and Sony Music Entertainment, is the tenth release by Sony and/or Motown since Jackson's death on June 25, 2009. L. A. Reid, chairman of Epic Records and served as executive producer for the album enlisting Timbaland to lead a team of record producers, including StarGate, Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, John McClain, Rodney Jerkins, to remix and contemporize the eight selected tracks. Jerkins produced the title song and is the only original song producer to work on the final productions; the standard version of Xscape features eight tracks, each reworked between 2013 and 2014, whilst the deluxe version includes the original versions of the songs which were recorded between 1983 and 1999, a bonus track and two videos. Xscape was promoted across the Sony group of companies. A Pepper's ghost illusion of Jackson performed "Slave to the Rhythm" at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in May 2014.
Xscape debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was preceded by the release of its lead single, "Love Never Felt So Good", which included a newly recorded version featuring Justin Timberlake, it was a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number nine. A second single, "A Place with No Name" was released that year. Xscape was well received by critics and would go on to be certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Announced on March 31, 2014, Xscape features 8 tracks which were recorded between 1983 and 1999, it is the second such album of posthumous material to be released by Epic Records since Jackson's death in 2009. The title track "Xscape" was recorded in 1999 for Jackson's tenth studio album Invincible. American producer Timbaland and Epic Records chairman and CEO L. A. Reid executively produced the album, with additional production from Rodney Jerkins, StarGate and John McClain. Timbaland said that Reid had approached the producer at his home to discuss the new Jackson project.
Jesse Johnson, former lead guitarist of the American band The Time revealed that he had worked on elements of one song that featured Mary J. Blige, D'Angelo. However, the track failed to be included in the final track listing of the album. To this day it is unknown. Reid said that they wanted to honor Jackson's legacy when naming the album, "the title of this album honors Michael's album naming process, he always chose a song from the album to name his projects and, beginning with Thriller, used only one word titles, each with an edgy quality to them. This is true of the new project." "Love Never Felt So Good" was co-written by Canadian singer-songwriter Paul Anka and was recorded in 1983 as a demo with Anka on the piano. The song was recorded by American entertainer Johnny Mathis. A duet version of the song with Justin Timberlake was recorded and released as a single – the duet version of the song features percussion and breaths from Jackson's 1979 song "Workin' Day And Night". "Chicago" was failed to make the Invincible album.
"Loving You" was recorded in 1985 before the "Bad" sessions started. "A Place With No Name" was written and recorded in 1998. The track resembles "A Horse with No Name," a hit song by American rock band America. A 24-second snippet was leaked online by TMZ in July 2009 and a full version was leaked in December 2013."Slave to the Rhythm" was recorded during the Dangerous sessions in 1990. A Tricky Stewart remix version leaked on the internet in 2010, intended for the first posthumous album, Michael. Justin Bieber recorded a "duet version" featured with Jackson's vocals, leaked in August 2013; the Michael Jackson Estate afterwards stated that they had not authorized the release of this recording."Do You Know Where Your Children Are" was written and recorded during the "Bad" sessions. However, the song was picked up and reworked for the Dangerous album but did not make the cut; the version appearing on Xscape was recorded in 1986. "Blue Gangsta" was failed to make the Invincible album. Rapper Tempamental remixed the song without Jackson's permission and made it available on his MySpace web page in late 2006.
The remix titled "Gangsta" featured Pras of the Fugees."Xscape" was written and recorded in 1999 during his Invincible album recording sessions but failed to make the album. The song was leaked on the internet the following year; the tune has been given a modern spin by its original producer, Rodney Jerkins, features samples of "You Rock My World", a song recorded in the same era as "Invincible". Two official singles, "Love Never Felt So Good" and "A Place with No Name", were released from Xscape. "Slave to the Rhythm" was the first song announced for the album, appeared on several notable music charts due to digital downloads and streaming. "Loving You" was released as a promotional single to UK radios. In February 2014, Sony and Jackson's estate announced a partnership with Sony Mobile that saw the release of an ad incorporating a new version of the track "Slave to the Rhythm", confirmed as one of the album tracks; the commercial advertisement was for Sony Mobile's Xperia Z2 mobile phone. The album had been aired to the UK media in the basement of a Knightsbridge hotel on March 31, 2014.
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The 2010 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship was the fifth edition of the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship. The tournament was hosted by Guatemala, all matches were played at the Estadio Cementos Progreso; the United States were the defending champions, having won the 2008 tournament, their second regional championship at the under-20 level. The top three sides at the 2010 tournament earned qualification to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup; the tournament was won by the United States, who defeated Mexico in the final, 1–0. Costa Rica secured the final qualification position by defeating Canada in the third place match, 1–0. CONCACAF broadcast every game on concacaf.com, in live stream. All games were available in archive. In the United States, Fox Soccer Channel agreed to broadcast two of the group stage matches involving the United States, as well as both the semifinals. Fox Sports en Español broadcast the final. Notes: † Automatically qualified as tournament hosts. 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Official CONCACAF website for Women's Under-20s Results at RSSSF
Isla de la Cartuja is an island in the Guadalquivir River at Seville, Spain. The island's name derives from the cloistered monastery located on the site, the Monasterio de Santa María de las Cuevas, where Cristopher Columbus lived when planning the voyage to the west; the world's fair to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the first Columbian expeditions, the Expo'92 was located here. Before 1992, the island was isolated between two Guadalquivir river branches. After the rearrangement of the river channel system on the occasion of Expo'92, it was joined to mainland by a wide isthmus in the South with Triana neighbourhood; the former island is connected by notable bridges, such as the Calatrava designed Puente del Alamillo and the Puente de la Barqueta. Among other infrastructures and buildings located on the Isla de la Cartuja, the most important is Cartuja 93 park, a research and development complex, employing 15,000 persons; the La Cartuja Stadium, University Schools of Engineering and Communications, the musealized Pavilion of Navigation, the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo and the Jardín Americano are located here.
Additionally, La Cartuja houses several discothèques, a number of concert halls and theaters, including the Rocío Jurado auditorium, the Central Theatre, as well as the amusement park Isla Mágica. Museums in the area include The Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo ) in the former Monastery of Santa Maria de las Cuevas known as the Monastery of the Cartuja; the neighbourhood and city district has been the focus of urbanization plans for at least a decade. New residential areas and commercial zones have been developed in the neighborhood, major plans, such as the skyscraper Cajasol Tower, now known as the Sevilla Tower and completed in 2016
Brooks Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the University of Toledo. The observatory is used for public viewing and undergraduate instruction, it hosts an array of small telescopes, the centrepiece of, a Celestron 14 Edge HD. It is located on the campus of the University of Toledo in Toledo, occupying the 6th floor of McMaster Hall, home to the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Adjacent to Brooks Observatory is Ritter Observatory, which houses Ritter Planetarium and a one-metre telescope. In contrast to the telescopes at Brooks Observatory, the Ritter telescope is used for graduate and faculty research. Brooks Astronomical Observatory List of observatories "Homepage". Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory. Archived from the original on December 12, 2005. Retrieved December 15, 2005. "Homepage". Ritter Astrophysical Research Center. Retrieved February 6, 2007. Ritter Observatory Clear Sky Clock Forecasts of observing conditions
Ibu Mertuaku is a 1962 Singaporean melodrama film directed by and starring Malaysian silver-screen legend P. Ramlee; the film's story revolves around the tragic love affair between Kassim Selamat, a poor musician, Sabariah, the only daughter of a wealthy woman. The movie is notable in that the opening act starts out as a light-hearted romantic comedy, but at the 30 minute mark turns into a dramatic tragedy. Like a number of P. Ramlee's works, the film criticises the unofficial caste system that separates the wealthy from the poor; this film is considered a Malaysian classic, is remembered for the song "Di Mana Kan Ku Cari Ganti" and a famous eye-stabbing scene during the film's climax. Set in 1960s Singapore, Sabariah Mansoor is a young woman, fascinated with the music of Kassim Selamat, a small-time musician with great talent playing the saxophone. After one of his radio performances, Sabariah calls in to the studio to talk to him and express her admiration, they arrange to meet and it is love at first sight.
Sabariah's wealthy widowed mother Nyonya Mansoor wants Sabariah to marry Dr. Ismadi, an eye doctor, is shocked when Sabariah tells her that she wants to marry Kassim Selamat. Nyonya Mansoor tells Sabariah that if she chooses Kassim, she will forfeit all her family's wealth and can never set foot in their house again. Sabariah still chooses Kassim, so Nyonya Mansoor arranges a quick marriage ceremony for the pair, after which she gives them 5000 ringgit and casts them out of the house. Kassim and Sabariah move to Penang to start a new life, they are happy for a while. Kassim wants to make money performing music, but Sabariah is against the idea as she thinks that she can make amends with her mother if Kassim renounces music forever. Kassim is forced to work as a labourer. One day Kassim returns to their lowly home to see Sabariah crying in the arms of her mother. Nyonya Mansoor says that she would like to take Sabariah back to Singapore and care for her until she has given birth to the child she is pregnant with.
Kassim lets. Months pass, during which Sabariah is cared for in comfort and under the wing of Nyonya Mansoor and Dr. Ismadi, she gives birth to a baby boy, named Tajudin. At this time, Kassim receives a telegram from Nyonya Mansoor saying that Sabariah died during childbirth. Kassim falls into depression, refusing to work. Unknown to him, Sabariah is alive and waiting for him in Singapore. Nyonya Mansoor's fake telegram was part of her plan to separate the pair. Sabariah divorces Kassim, believing that he abandoned her and their child, she agrees to marry Dr. Ismadi. Sabariah and Dr. Ismadi agree to keep the identity of Tajudin's birth father a secret from everyone, including Tajudin himself. During this time, Kassim's endless crying has rendered him blind, he cannot pay the rent, he is sent out into the street and wandering aimlessly. Kassim is found by Mami, a kind middle-aged woman who takes him into her home. Kassim meets Mami's daughter, who has just lost her husband; the pair find friendship. Kassim reveals his talent with the saxophone, after being encouraged by Mami and Chombi, starts a new career in music using the stage name "Osman Jailani".
Kassim, under the guise of Osman Jailani, becomes a hit and starts touring around all over Malaya, performing in Penang, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Batu Pahat, Johor Bahru before arriving in Singapore, where Sabariah and her new husband Dr. Ismadi attend his performance; when Sabariah sees her former husband, now blind, performing on stage, she is overcome with sadness. She asks her new husband to fix Kassim's eyes without charge; the operation is a success, Kassim and Chombi are all invited to stay at Dr. Ismadi's home with Sabariah and son while Kassim recovers; when Kassim's eye bandages are removed and he sees Sabariah at Dr. Ismadi's side, he has a moment of panic. Dr. Ismadi says that she cannot be his dead wife but just a lookalike, which Kassim reluctantly accepts. Kassim goes to Nyonya Mansoor's house. Nyonya Mansoor tells him that she gave the boy away, so Kassim begs her to let him at least see Sabariah's grave. Nyonya Mansoor takes him to a grave, but when he realises that it's not Sabariah's grave, he realises the truth and curses Nyonya Mansoor for her evildoing.
Kassim returns to Dr. Ismadi's house where he confronts them with the truth just before entering his room and locking the door. Dr. Ismadi, Nyonya Mansoor and Sabariah beat at his locked door. Kassim ignores them, takes a pair of forks which he uses to pierce his eyes. Kassim finally opens the door, once again blind and with streaks of blood flowing from his eyes. Nyonya Mansoor collapses. Kassim wanders out of the house until he bumps into Chombi, shocked to see his condition, he asks her to take him back to Penang with her, they go, leaving Sabariah crying as she watches Kassim leave and Dr. Ismadi looking at his tearful wife pensively. P. Ramlee as Kassim Selamat Sarimah as Sabariah Mak Dara as Nyonya Mansoor Ahmad Mahmud as Doktor Ismadi K. Fatimah as Salbiah Ahmad Nisfu as'Mamak' Mahyudin Jelani Zainon Fiji as Mami, Chombi's mother Zaiton Abdullah as Kalsom Bee known as Chombi Ahmad C as Husin Jalal Ali Fiji as Bayen, Chombi’s neighbour, a saxophone learner. Rahimah Alias as Hayati Shariff Dol as Abidin M. Zain as Abang Ali Kuswadinata as Bidin M. Babjan as Tok Kadi A. Rahim as Osman Hashim Hashim Salleh as Hashim Has