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Sida (plant)

Sida is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. They are distributed in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide in the Americas. Plants of the genus may be known as fanpetals or sidas; these are shrubs growing up to 2m tall. Most species have hairy herbage; the leaf blades are unlobed with serrated edges, but may be divided into lobes. They have stipules. Flowers are arranged in inflorescences of various forms; each has five petals in shades of yellow, orange, or white. There are a style divided into several branches; the fruit is a disc-shaped schizocarp up to 2 cm wide, divided into five to 12 sections, each containing one seed. The pollens are spherical in shape. Many Sida are attractive to moths. Arrowleaf sida, for example, is a larval host for the Tropical Checkered Skipper; the Sida golden mosaic virus and Sida golden yellow vein virus have been first isolated from Sida species. The genus name Sida is from the Greek for "pomegranate or water lily". Carl Linnaeus adopted the name from the writings of Theophrastus.

Sida has been a wastebasket taxon, including many plants that did not fit into other genera of the Malvaceae. Species have been continually reclassified; the circumscription of Sida is still unclear, with no real agreement regarding how many species belong there. Over 1000 names have been placed in the genus, many authorities accept about 150 to 250 valid names today; some sources accept as few as 98 species. There are many plants recognized as Sida. Species include: Sida abutifolia Mill. – prostrate sida, spreading fanpetals Sida acuta Burm.f. – common wireweed, broomweed Sida aggregata C. Preslsavannah fanpetals Sida antillensis – Antilles fanpetals Sida calyxhymenia – rock sida, tall sida Sida cardiophylla F. Muell. Sida ciliaris – bracted fanpetals, fringed fanpetals Sida clementii Domin Sida cordata – long-stalk sida, heartleaf fanpetals Sida cordifolia L. – country-mallow, flannel sida Sida echinocarpa F. Muell. Sida elliottii – Elliott's fanpetals Sida fallax Walp. – ʻilima, yellow ʻilima Sida glabra – smooth fanpetals Sida glomerata – clustered fanpetals Sida hermaphrodita – Virginia fanpetals, river-mallow Sida intricata F.

Muell. – twiggy sida Sida jamaicensis – Jamaican fanpetals Sida javensis Sida lindheimeri – showy fanpetals Sida linifolia – flaxleaf fanpetals, balai grand Sida longipes – stockflower fanpetals Sida mysorensis Wight & Arnott Sida neomexicana – New Mexico fanpetals Sida nesogena Sida phaeotricha F. Muell. – hill sida Sida picklesiana Sida pusilla Sida repens – Javanese fanpetals Sida rhombifolia L. – arrowleaf sida, Cuban jute Sida rubromarginata – red-margin fanpetals Sida salviifolia – escoba parada Sida santaremensismoth fanpetals Sida spenceriana F. Muell. Sida spinosa – prickly sida, prickly fanpetals Sida tragiifolia – catnip noseburn, earleaf fanpetals Sida trichopoda F. Muell. – hairy sida Sida troyana Sida urens – tropical fanpetals, balai-zortie Species now in other genera include: Sida in West African plants – A Photo Guide

Andrea Poli

Andrea Poli is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Bologna F. C, he started his career in Serie B with his native club Treviso. He made his professional debut aged just 17 years, 2 months and 10 days under manager Ezio Rossi, in a 3–2 loss against Genoa C. F. C. on 9 December 2006. On 31 January 2007, he was signed by Serie A club Sampdoria in a joint ownership deal, but loaned back to Treviso until becoming a member of Sampdoria at the end of the season, he made three further appearances for Treviso during the 2006–07 season. On 4 November 2007, he made his Serie A debut for Sampdoria in a 0–3 away win against Cagliari, under manager Walter Mazzarri, aged 18 years, 1 month and 6 days. Andrea made the bench on six other occasions in the 2007–08 season, he was part of the Primaverasquad that won the Campionato Nazionale Primavera. In the 2008 -- 09 season he was loaned out to the Serie B club Sassuolo. At Sassuolo he had a breakout season, making 33 appearances between the Coppa Italia and Serie B and managed five goals and three assists.

A season highlight was scoring both of Sassuolo's goals against U. S. Grosseto F. C. in a 2–1 away win. During the season Andrea was part of Italy's u19, u20 and u21 youth sides. Upon his return to Sampdoria in the summer of 2009 he became a key player of the side that ended 4th in the league, he managed three assists. The next season Poli played less due to injuries and lack of form in Sampdoria side that endured a disastrous season; the side were knocked out of UEFA Champions League qualifying by SV Werder Bremen, were knocked out of the Europa League at the group stage and were relegated from Serie A, finishing fourteen places lower than they did the last season. On 29 August 2011, Poli joined Internazionale on a season-long loan, with Inter having the option to buy him permanently in 2012. After missing most of the first half of the season through injury, Andrea had a strong second half to the season and made 21 appearances for the Italian giants. Poli scored his first Inter goal in the Coppa Italia match against Genoa in a 2–1 win on 19 January 2012.

He made his UEFA Champions League proper debut against Olympique de Marseille. Despite his good performances for the Nerazzuri, Internazionale did not take up their buy option on the player and so he returned to Sampdoria. Andrea returned to Sampdoria who were back in Serie A after just one season in Serie B, he made 32 appearances in the 2012–13 season scoring a career high three goals. On 8 July 2013, Poli joined Milan becoming their third signing of summer 2013 for €3 million in a co-ownership deal. Andrea made 37 appearances in all competitions in his first season with the Rossoneri, he managed four assists in what was a promising start to his Milan career. He was purchased outright by Milan on 9 June 2014. On 1 July 2017, he permanently joined Bologna by signing a four-year contract; the new four-year contract is worth €800.000 net per season. On 15 October he signed his first goal for the rossoblu, in the 2-1 against SPAL. Poli was in the squad at the 2008 U-19 European Championships, where he scored two goals in the first round.

On 11 February 2009, he made his debut with the Italy U-21 squad in a 1–1 friendly draw against Sweden, played at the Stadio Nereo Rocco in Trieste. He was called up by manager Pierluigi Casiraghi for the 2009 European Championships in the summer, but did not make an appearance, as Italy reached the semi-finals, only to be eliminated 1–0 by eventual champions Germany, he scored his first goal for the under-21 side that year, on 8 September, in a 2–0 home win over Luxembourg, in a Euro 2011 qualifier. After being given his first senior international call-up by Cesare Prandelli on 10 August 2012, Poli made his debut with the Italian senior team on 15 August, coming on for Alberto Aquilani in the second half of a 2–1 friendly loss to England. On 31 May 2013, he scored his first goal with the national team, in a 4–0 friendly win against San Marino, in Bologna. After being included in Italys 31-man preliminary squad for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, he was excluded from the final 23-man squad for the tournament.

Poli operates as an offensive-minded central midfielder, known as the "mezzala" role, in Italy, due to his ability to assist his team both offensively and defensively, although he can be deployed as an attacking midfielder, or as a defensive midfielder in front of the back-line. He has been described as a versatile, energetic player, with good technical and creative qualities, which make him capable of starting attacking plays after winning back the ball, he possesses an eye for goal due to his accurate striking ability from distance. He has been praised for his stamina, work-rate, ability to read the game, as well as his tactical intelligence and discipline. Poli has been compared to Daniele De Rossi, he has cited Andrea Pirlo, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard as his role models, with the main focus on the latter; as of match played 25 January 2020 As of match played on 16 June 2015. Milan Supercoppa Italiana: 2016Italy U21 UEFA European Under-21 Championship bronze:2009 Official website "Profile on".

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En direct de la gaffe

En direct de la gaffe and drawn by Franquin and Delporte, is an album of the original Gaston Lagaffe series, numbered R4. It was published by Dupuis, it consists of a series of one-strip gags. This album is made up of small-sized article relating Gaston' blunders. All the gags and articles, entitled "En direct de la rédaction", wrote by Yvan Delporte for the Gaston Lagaffe series are grouped in this album, it is constituted of Spirou covers. Many new characters are introduced, such as Jules Soutier, Bertrand Labévue, Beaucoudeau and Mélanie Molaire; the Gaffophone appear for the first time. Trousers press: system to make the ironing of trousers easier Klaxophone: instrument made with car horns anti-mosquitoes powder: powder which causes explosions and attract mosquitoes guitar walkie-talkie: built so that Jeanne can listen to Gaston's guitar and voice This album was expected to be the last album of reprinting; the album reprinted were numbered with a "R". It is explained in the first page of the album that any Gaston Lagaffe album #5 nor R5 would never exist, because an album #6 had been published, the re-publications were said to be finished.

However, this announcement was wrong, for much in 1986, an album R5 was published, consisting of strips unpublished in albums. Official website

Dame Diop

Dame Diop is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish club Hatayspor. Dame Diop started his career at Touré Kunda, he signed with the Russian club FC Khimki, but failed to make a league appearance before going on loan to FC Shirak from Armenia. He joined FC Shirak permanently in 2013. In August 2014, he signed a two-year contract with Czech Republic's SK Slavia Prague. On 10 February 2016, Diop signed a two-year contract with FC Fastav Zlín. On 22 December 2017, he signed a long-term contract with FC Baník Ostrava. Dame Diop played; as of match played 20 February 2017 As of match played 5 August 2019 Dame Diop at Dame Diop at Soccerway


Sackheim was a quarter of eastern Königsberg, Germany. Its territory is now part of the Leningradsky District of Russia. Although it was documented in 1326, Sackheim existed as an Old Prussian farming village when the Teutonic Knights conquered Sambia in 1255 during the Prussian Crusade; the German name Sackheim was derived from the Prussian Sakkeim, meaning a village in cleared woodland. It was bordered by Löbenicht to the west, Neue Sorge to the north, Sackheim Gate and the early 17th century city walls to the east, the Pregel River to the south. Beyond the walls was the road to Liep. Few Germans lived in Sackheim during the Middle Ages, it received a court seal and was made a Freiheit, or suburb subordinated to Königsberg Castle, in 1578. Sackheim's escutcheon depicted the Lamb of God with red standard on a green field. Sackheim endured fires in 1513, 1539, 1575, it was damaged by a citywide conflagration on 11 November 1764. Altstadt, Löbenicht and their respective suburbs were merged to form the united city of Königsberg in 1724.

However, Königsberg Castle and its suburbs, including Sackheim, were included within the new city limits but remained under royal, not municipal, control. Sackheim was merged into the city during the Städteordnung of Stein on 19 November 1808 during the era of Prussian reforms. Working class Sackheim had one of the highest birth rates in the city at the start of the 20th century. Sackheim was damaged by the 1944 Bombing of Königsberg and 1945 Battle of Königsberg. Names for Sackheim's main thoroughfare included Sackheimerstraße, Sackheimer rechte Straße, after World War I Sackheim. Gebauhrstraße, named after the manufacturer Carl J. Gebauhr, ran through southern Sackheim. Yorckstraße, named after Field Marshal Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, was located in northern Sackheim. Churches in Sackheim included the Sackheim Church for German Lutherans, St. Elisabeth's Church for Lithuanian Lutherans, the Propsteikirche for Catholics; the Königliches Waisenhaus, or Royal Orphanage, was designed by Joachim Ludwig Schultheiß von Unfried near Sackheim Gate.

Founded by King Frederick I in 1701 and dedicated in 1703, it was maintained by the Order of the Black Eagle. Its Reformed church, the Waisenhauskirche, was used from 1705-1809; the Lazarett, a military hospital, opened on Yorckstraße in 1880. The city's eastern fire department was located on Yorckstraße; the Ostpreußische Generallandschaftsdirektion, an institution which offered agricultural loans, was located on Landhofmeisterstraße by the border with the Anger district of Löbenicht since 1806. On 5 February 1813 after the Convention of Tauroggen, the East Prussian estates met there with Count Dohna and Yorck to discuss the raising of troops for the War of the Sixth Coalition, they unanimously agreed to the raising of a reserve corps of 10,000 troops, a Landwehr of 20,000 troops, a Landsturm for local defense, a volunteer cavalry regiment. The Litauer Baum was a barricade of chained tree branches located at the entrance of the Pregel into the city, near the Litauer Wallgasse and the medieval city walls.

Used to enforce tolls on ships arriving from the east, the Litauer Baum was built in 1636. The Höllander Baum near Lizent in western Königsberg was a similar barricade. Near Sackheim Gate was the Kupferteich, an artificial dam with a copper forge mill. In 1925 it was converted into a swimming pool. Sackheim had a poor reputation compared to Altstadt, Löbenicht, Kneiphof, the three towns of medieval Königsberg. A popular verse was as follows: In der Altstadt die Macht im Kneiphof die Pracht im Löbenicht der Acker auf dem Sackheim der Racker. In Altstadt the power in Kneiphof the pomp in Löbenicht the fields in Sackheim the knacker. Racker referred to the executioners of Sackheim employed by Löbenicht. Albinus, Robert. Lexikon der Stadt Königsberg Pr. und Umgebung. Leer: Verlag Gerhard Rautenberg. P. 371. ISBN 3-7921-0320-6. Armstedt, Richard. Geschichte der königl. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Königsberg in Preussen. Stuttgart: Hobbing & Büchle. P. 354. Bötticher, Adolf. Die Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler der Provinz Ostpreußen.

Königsberg: Rautenberg. P. 395. Ehrhardt, Traugott. Die Geschichte der Festung Königsberg/Pr. 1257-1945. Würzburg: Holzner-Verlag. P. 100. Frischbier, Hermann Karl. Preussisches Wörterbuch: Ost- und westpreussische Provinzialismen in alphabetischer Folge, Erster Band. Berlin: Verlag von Th. Chr. Fr. Enslin. P. 452. Gause, Fritz. Die Geschichte der Stadt Königsberg. Band I: Von der Gründung der Stadt bis zum letzten Kurfürsten. Köln: Böhlau Verlag. P. 571. Gause, Fritz. Die Geschichte der Stadt Königsberg. Band II: Von der Königskrönung bis zum Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs. Köln: Böhlau Verlag. P. 761. Mühlpfordt, Herbert Meinhard. Königsberg von A bis Z. München: Aufstieg-Verlag. P. 168. ISBN 3-7612-0092-7