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Helmer Hanssen

Helmer Julius Hanssen was a Norwegian sailor and polar explorer. He participated in three of the polar expeditions led by Roald Amundsen and was one of the first five explorers to reach the South Pole. Helmer Hanssen was born on the island of Andøya in Nordland, Norway, he was a skill he had learned while hunting around Spitsbergen. Between 1894 -- 97, he hunted small seals in the Arctic Sea, he sailed for the Norwegian shipping company, Vesteraalens Dampskibsselskab. From 1903 to 1905 Helmer Hanssen participated in Roald Amundsen's successful search for the Northwest Passage, as second mate on board the ship Gjøa. On the expedition he learned from the Inuit. In 1910 he headed south with Amundsen to conquer this time as an expert dog driver, he was in charge of navigation, carrying the master compass on his sledge. He was one of the first five people to reach the South Pole on 14 December 1911, along with Roald Amundsen, Olav Bjaaland, Oscar Wisting, Sverre Hassel. During their stay at the South Pole, it is estimated that Hanssen passed within 200 yards of the mathematical South Pole point.

This was during one of his ski runs which Amundsen had ordered be performed to encircle or "box" the pole, to ensure that there was no doubt that the expedition had attained the pole. For his participation in the expedition, he was awarded the South Pole Medal, the Royal Norwegian award instituted by King Haakon VII in 1912 to reward participants in Roald Amundsen's South Pole expedition. In 1919 he once again went north, this time as captain on Maud in Roald Amundsen's Northeast Passage expedition. Helmer Hanssen was awarded the Knight of St. Olav for exceptional seamanship on Roald Amundsen's expeditions in the northern and southern parts of the world. In 1936 Hanssen published his autobiography The Voyages of a Modern Viking. Research Vessel R/V Helmer Hanssen

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and is the third in the Harry Potter series; the book follows Harry Potter, a young wizard, in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Along with friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, Harry investigates Sirius Black, an escaped prisoner from Azkaban, the wizard prison, believed to be one of Lord Voldemort's old allies; the book was published in the United Kingdom on 8 July 1999 by Bloomsbury and in the United States on 8 September 1999 by Scholastic, Inc. Rowling found the book easy to write, finishing it just a year; the book sold 68,000 copies in just three days after its release in the United Kingdom and since has sold over three million in the country. The book won the 1999 Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the 2000 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel and was short-listed for other awards, including the Hugo; the film adaptation of the novel was released in 2004, grossing more than $796 million and earning critical acclaim.

Video games loosely based on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban were released for several platforms, most obtained favourable reviews. Harry is back at the Dursleys' for the summer holidays, where he sees on Muggle television that a convict named Sirius Black has escaped from prison. After the Dursley's Aunt Marge insults Harry, Harry accidentally inflates her runs away from home, fearing expulsion from school. After being picked up by the Knight Bus and meeting Stan Shunpike, he travels to the Leaky Cauldron, where Cornelius Fudge, the Minister for Magic, asks Harry to stay in Diagon Alley for his own protection. While there, he meets his best friends Hermione Granger. Before leaving for Hogwarts, Harry learns from Arthur Weasley that Sirius Black is a convicted murderer from the wizarding world and that Black has escaped from the wizard prison Azkaban to kill Harry. On the way to Hogwarts, a Dementor boards the train, causing Harry to relive his parents' deaths before fainting; the new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, Remus Lupin, protects Harry and Hermione from the Dementor.

They learn Dementors will be patrolling the school in an attempt to catch Black. Although Professor Lupin is popular with his students, the Potions master, seems to hate him. During a Quidditch match, Harry faints and falls off his broomstick after Dementors invade the field, his Nimbus 2000 is smashed by the Whomping Willow, a violent tree in the grounds. Afterward, Professor Lupin teaches Harry how to defend himself from Dementors using the Patronus charm. Harry uses The Marauder's Map for an unauthorised visit to the magical village of Hogsmeade. Harry overhears some of his teachers and Fudge and learns Black was a friend of Harry's parents, was made Harry's own godfather, was entrusted with the secret of the Potters' whereabouts when they hid from Voldemort. However, he betrayed the Potters. Black killed twelve Muggles and his former friend Peter Pettigrew before being taken to Azkaban. Ron and Hermione's friendship suffers when Ron believes Hermione's cat, Crookshanks, to have eaten his rat, Scabbers.

Hermione gets Harry's new anonymously given Christmas present, a top-of-the-range Firebolt broomstick, confiscated for fear it might be jinxed by Sirius Black. Hermione becomes stressed by her many classes, some of which seem to occur at the same time, a detail which she refuses to explain. Throughout the year, Harry sees a large black dog stalking him, his Divination teacher, Professor Trelawney, informs him that this is an omen of death. During Harry's Divination exam at the end of the year, Trelawney goes into a trance and predicts that Voldemort's servant will escape and return to him. Meanwhile, Hagrid's hippogriff Buckbeak is in danger of being executed by the Ministry of Magic after injuring Draco Malfoy, who provoked Buckbeak. Despite Hermione's and Ron's efforts to defend the hippogriff and Harry hear Buckbeak executed as they leave Hagrid's hut. While visiting Hagrid's, Hermione discovers Scabbers hiding there. Scabbers escapes from Ron; the large black dog appears and attacks Ron drags him into a tunnel under the Whomping Willow.

Crookshanks and Hermione follow them through the tunnel and to the Shrieking Shack, a haunted house in Hogsmeade. They discover. Harry finds he can not. Lupin embraces Black as a friend, he explains that, although he believed Black to have betrayed the Potters, he realises now that it was Peter Pettigrew. He admits he is a werewolf and that, while at school, his friends learned to transform into animals to keep Lupin company during his transformations. Lupin explains. Pettigrew faked his own death, framing Black for the murders, has been hiding from Black since his escape from Azkaban. Snape, who still holds a childhood grudge against Lupin and his friends, arrives to apprehend Black but is knocked unconscious by Harry and Hermione, who now believe Black to be innocent. Lupin and Black transform Pettigrew into human form and prepare to kill him, but Harry stops them because he feels his father would not have wanted it, he convinces Black to send Pettigrew to Azkaban instead. As they attempt to bring Pettigrew back to Hogw

Happy Together (2018 film)

Happy Together is a 2018 South Korean drama film directed by Kim Jung-hwan. It was released on November 15, 2018; the story revolves around Suk-jin and his son, Ha-neul, who earn a living with playing music together on night stages, as they struggle to achieve a successful life. Park Sung-woong as Kang Suk-jin Song Sae-byeok as Park Young-geol Choi Ro-woon as Ha-neul Han Sang-hyuk as Ha-neul Kwon Hae-hyo as Dal-su Jung In-gi as Captain Choi Lee Jae-yong as Chairman Kim Sung Byung-sook as Nun Veronica Cho Seung-hee as Nun Maria Principal photography began on October 14, 2017; the film was released on November 15, 2018, alongside Unfinished and Hollywood film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, released a day earlier. Happy Together on Naver Happy Together on Daum Happy Together on Hancinema