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Juliusz Słowacki

Juliusz Słowacki was a Polish Romantic poet. He is considered one of the "Three Bards" of Polish literature — a major figure in the Polish Romantic period, the father of modern Polish drama, his works feature elements of Slavic pagan traditions, Polish history and orientalism. His style includes the employment of neologisms and irony, his primary genre was the drama, but he wrote lyric poetry. His most popular works include the dramas Kordian and Balladyna and the poems Beniowski and Testament mój. Słowacki spent his youth in Kremenets and Vilnius, he worked for the government of the Kingdom of Poland. During the November 1830 Uprising, he was a courier for the Polish revolutionary government; when the uprising ended in defeat, he found himself abroad and thereafter, like many compatriots, lived the life of an émigré. He settled in Paris, in Geneva, Switzerland, he traveled through Italy and the Middle East. He returned to Paris, where he spent the last decade of his life, he returned to Poland when another uprising broke out during the Spring of Nations.

Like many of his countrymen, Słowacki decided to stay in France as a political refugee. In 1832 he published his first collections of his first two dramas, he met Mickiewicz again. However, Słowacki's poems, written in the 1820s, were unpopular among his Polish compatriots, as they failed to capture the sentiment of a people living under foreign occupation. Słowacki was angered by Mickiewicz, who not only stole the limelight with his Księgi narodu polskiego i pielgrzymstwa polskiego, but his part three of Dziady cast Słowacki's stepfather, professor Bécu, in the role of a villain. In a letter to his mother Słowacki wrote that after reading that work he was ready to challenge Mickiewicz for a duel. Few days antagonized by worsening reception of his works among the Polish émigré community in Paris, including sharp criticism from Mickiewicz, Słowacki left on a trip to Geneva, Switzerland; the French authorities denied him the right to return to France as part of a larger program to rid the country of the subversive Polish exiles who had settled there.

From 1833–36, he lived in Switzerland. A third volume of his poems, published in 1833 and containing works from the period of the Uprising, was far more nationalist in tone, won more recognition in his homeland. At the same time, he wrote several works featuring romantic themes, beautiful scenery, such as W Szwajcarii, Rozłączenie, Stokrótki and Chmury. In 1834 he published the drama Kordian, a romantic drama, illustrating the soul searching of the Polish people in the aftermath of the failed insurrection. In 1836, Słowacki embarked on a journey that started in Italy. In Rome he befriended Zygmunt Krasiński, the third of the Three Bards. Krasiński is considered the first serious literary critic of Słowacki's work. Słowacki would dedicate several including Balladyna, to Krasiński. From Rome, Słowacki went to Naples and to Sorrento. In August he left for Greece and the Middle East, including the Holy Land and neighboring territories, it was a journey. In June 1837 he returned to Italy, settling in Florence, moved back to Paris in December 1838.

In 1840 Mickiewicz was elected to the position of professor of Slavic literature at Collége de France. The rivalry between the two Bards for primacy would continue till the ends of lives. In 1841 Słowacki traveled to Frankfurt, but Paris would become his main home till his death. In 1840 and 1841 he wrote two notable dramas: Mazepa, the only of his dramas, put on stage during his lifetime, Fantazy, published posthumously, well received by critics. Over the next few years Słowacki wrote and published many works, including Testament mój, in which he described his faith that his works would endure after his death. Between 1841 and 1846, he published Beniowski, considered by some his best lyrical poetry. Starting as a story of a historical figure, it developed into a discussion of the poet's own life and opinions. In 1842 he joined Koło Sprawy Bożej, led by Andrzej Towiański; this group included, among Mickiewicz. Towiański's influence is credited with a new, mystical current in Słowacki's works, seen in works such as the poem Beniowski and the drama Ksiądz Marek.

Słowacki left the Circle a year in 1843. In the summers of 1843 and 1844 Słowacki traveled to Pornic, a resort on the Atlantic coast in Brittany, it was there, in 1844. This work introduced h

Firavitoba

Firavitoba is a town and municipality in Sugamuxi Province, a subregion of the department of Boyacá in Colombia. Before Spanish colonization, Firavitoba was part of the Muisca Confederation of the Chibcha people in the highlands of the Eastern Cordillera of the Colombian Andes. Firavitoba belonged to the Iraca or Suamox state which, did not observe a hereditary leadership system but elected its ruler alternately from Firavitoba and Tobasá, two of its many tribes. Firavitoba is distinguished by the third biggest in Colombia. Nuestra Señora de las Nieves was built between 1873 and 1976 of stone sourced from nearby Sogamoso's Pedregal district; the name Firavitoba derives from the Muysccubun language of the Muisca people. One etymology gives the root words as fiba, faoa. Firavitoba is located on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, at an altitude of 2,490 metres metres above sea level, it borders the municipalities of Paipa and Tibasosa in the north and Pesca in the south, Sogamoso in the east, Tuta and Toca to the west.

It covers an area of 109.9 square kilometres, in part mountainous. Its highest point is the hill of Guática, at 3,228 metres a.s.l. It is bounded by one of the tributaries of the Chicamocha River. Firavitoba is seventy-seven kilometres from the departmental capital of Tunja, ten kilometres from the provincial capital, Sogamoso; the original, lakeside-dwelling inhabitants of the territory may have been the Chibchan-speaking Arhuaco people, according to Spanish archaeologist José Pérez de Barradas. Tribal migrations had slowed and settlement had been stable in the area for some time prior to the arrival of the Spaniards; the local community had organized its social structure around a hilltop site subdivided into a number districts that provided multiple vantage points. This settlement, Guática, "song of the fenced the mountain" became the town of Firavitoba; the Muisca a Chibcha people, arrived in the central highlands of the Colombian Andes, the Altiplano Cundiboyacense, in the ninth or tenth century.

They came up into the mountains from the Llanos Orientales, or Eastern Plains of the Orinoquía region. The early Spanish chronicler, the bishop Lucas Fernández de Piedrahita, believed that the Muisca Confederation of the highlands founded its state in the eleventh or twelfth centuries, centred on Hunza, capital of the ruler Hunzahúa, now the city of Tunja; some seventy years before the arrival of the Spaniards, the Altiplano region had separated into four independent Muisca states: Hunza, Bacatá, Iraca or Suamox. Each state comprised a number of tribes, which formed its primary administrative and territorial units; these tribes, brought together by cultural affinity, geographic proximity or shared military and defensive interests, organized under a common legal and political framework and sovereign leadership. Of the two principal states in the Muisca's Altiplano territory at the time of the Spanish conquest one, in its southern area with its ceremonial capital in Bacatá, was ruled by a high priest called the zipa, the other was in its northern area, ruled by the zaque from Hunza.

Firavitoba was a tribe and settlement of Iraca or Suamox, the smallest of the four states, whose high priest and leader was the iraca or sogamuxi. Uniquely among the Chibcha states, it did not observe the usual hereditary leadership structure of succession by the ruler's nephew, oldest son of his oldest sister. Instead the iraca was elected by a council comprising the caciques of four of its twenty main tribes, the Pesca, Toca, Gámeza and Busbanzá. If the election process failed to achieve a result, the cacique of the Tundama tribe voted. Tradition held that the sovereign ruler was to be elected from the settlements of Firavitoba and Tobasá alone, in strict alternation and to the exclusion of all other population centres; this custom continued until the Spanish conquest. Six expeditions by Spanish conquistadors led to the founding of the New Kingdom of Granada over much of the territory of modern Colombia and Panama, it was the exploratory expedition led by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada which overcame the Muisca states of the Altiplano and colonized the region.

Jiménez de Quesada departed on April 5, 1536 from Santa Marta, on behalf of its governor Pedro Fernández de Lugo, leading a military force of some 600 land troops and several hundred sailors manning brigantines for river navigation. The third stage of the land route took them up the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes into Muisca territory; the expedition suffered heavy losses from disease, several times stopped for periods of weeks or months to rest and regain strength along the way. By 1537 they had explored as far as the site of the future city of Bogotá and the beginning of the eastern plains of the Orinoco watershed, covering much of the Muisca's Altiplano territory, including its salt and emerald mining areas. By August 1537 they had seized the treasure of the Tunja zaque, a month they conquered Suamox, shortly after that killed the Bacatá zipa and his successor. While the chroniclers of the rapid conquest and colonization of the region did not record the wars against its inhabitants, or the mistreatment of their rulers, in great detail, archival documents held in Seville and Bogotá trace the course of events.

It is known, the leader of Firavitoba among them. The 1536-1538 expedition led by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada founded the city of Santa Fé de Bogotá and gave the name El Nuevo Reino de Granada, the New Kingdom of Granada, to the region; the Ro

Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya

Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya is an Indian drama series that aired on SET India, starring Tejaswi Prakash and Rohit Suchanti. It premiered on 7 November 2017; the series is a restructuring of Pehredaar Piya Ki, which received negative social media response for depicting its two central characters, Diya, an 18-year-old princess and Ratan, a 9-year-old prince, as married. The Broadcasting Content Complaints Council asked SET India to move the series to a 10pm time slot and the network complied. After a drop in viewership resulting from the move, series producers opted to restructure the series for prime time, in part by removing the child marriage theme by advancing Ratan's age to adulthood and recasting the character, it follows the life of a 30-year-old girl Diya, who sacrificed 12 years of her life by fulfilling a dying man's wish on his deathbed by becoming the caretaker of his heir and son, Ratan Maan Singh. She shares no relationship with Ratan or his family and there is no greed which drives her to do this.

Set against the royal canvas of Rajasthan, the show challenges the conventional perception of men being the protector of women. Ratan is being targeted by attackers, it is up to Diya to find the person behind the attacks who might as well be part of the family; the show revolves around a Rajput Shatrani, Diya Sajjan Singh, who gave up 12 years of her life to protect the heir to the Rajput throne, Ratan Maan Singh. Ratan is 21 and lives in London after his parents and Padma, were killed in an accident, he returns to Surajgarh to become the king. Several attempts to kill Ratan occur shortly after his arrival. Diya suspects it to be someone from the family. Padma's sister, Sushma is has 2 children Sakshi and Raghu. Sakshi is married to Raghu to Priya who has borne him a son, Yash. Bhuvan has a sister, whose son, Ayush, is married to Diya's sister, Isha. Ratan and Diya devise a plot that could bring out the attacker by faking their love towards each other. Diya meets with a serious accident. While in the hospital, Priya tries to harm Diya, the culprit is found.

It turns out that Priya and Sushma were working together in trying to assassinate Ratan. Priya is put in jail and Raghu is killed. Since Diya's duties are over, she decides to get married to Abhay Rathore Singh, but Abhay's sister, makes Abhay realize his 12-year wait for Diya and they leave her stranded at the wedding mandap. Ratan finds out that his late father wanted him to marry Diya, so he reluctantly marries her. Ratan finds it hard to fulfill his responsibilities to Diya due to the 9-year age gap between them. More problems arise when Yash marries Arpita's daughter. Ratan decides to divorce Diya, only after helping her win a case against Arpita. Diya realizes her love for Ratan. Another problem arises when a man claims that he is the real Ratan Maan Singh and tries to influence the entire family against Ratan, his truth is revealed. Ratan realizes his love for Diya, they work together with their family to eliminate the terrorist; the show ends revealing that Diya is pregnant with Ratan's child and Mohana is pregnant with Yash's child.

Tejaswi Prakash as Diya Ratan maan Singh, Ratan’s wife Rohit Suchanti as Ratan Maan Singh, Diya’s husband The cast has been finalised. While some characters from Pehredaar Piya Ki series are being carried over into this new series, new cast members have joined them too. Rohit Suchanti has replaced child actor Affan Khan as a recast of Ratan Singh followed by Siddharth Shivpuri, Gauri Singh and Khalid Siddiqui. Siddharth Shivpuri decided to quit the show, is being replaced by Puneet Sharma; the serial is set in the western India state of Rajasthan in the city of Bikaner & Machkund of Dholpur. Rishta Likhenge Hum Naya on Sony LIV Official website on SET India Official Website

Get Blake!

Get Blake! is an American-French children's animated television series. The series is produced by the animation company Marathon Media for the global Nickelodeon network; the show first premiered on March 2, 2015 on Nicktoons in Ireland. Get Blake! was created by Antoine Guilbaud, an animator based in Los Angeles. Guilbaud's previous experiences in animation have included writing and storyboarding on hit series such as Rocko's Modern Life, Camp Lazlo, Phineas & Ferb. Acclaimed independent cartoonist Kaz, who had collaborated with Guilbaud on the latter two shows, was brought on board as co-executive producer. After 3 years of hiatus with one season and 26 episodes the series was renewed for the second season; the series tracks the exploits of Blake Myers, an adventurous boy, destined to one day become a space ranger who protects humanity from alien squirrels called "Squaliens". The Squaliens, are sent back in time to prevent Blake from fulfilling this destiny. Blake Myers - Blake is 13 years old and is destined to be a space ranger as an adult.

He is skilled at parkour. Mitch de la Cruz - Blake's best friend who cherishes nothing more than their friendship and gets jealous whenever Blake's attention is diverted to someone else. Maxus - The bossiest and shortest of the Squalien trio, Jerome's brother and the General's nephew, he is sometimes the one who invents the gadgets necessary for their missions, but may have other intentions for them. Jerome - The dimwit of the Squalien trio, Maxus' brother and the General's nephew. Leonard - The genius and self-appointed leader of the Squalien trio, he invents the gadgets in the goal to complete their mission, when he's not using an invention from Maxus to do it. Squalien General - The Squaliens' commander who sent Leonard and Maxus from the future to apprehend Blake; as Maxus and Jerome's uncle, he takes their side and doubts Leonard. Zorka - The resident contractor and Roy's guardian. Roy Cronk - An elderly man whose nerves Blake and Mitch get on. Dale Myers - Blake's Dad, co-owner of the family travel business, "Let's Travel!".

Darla Myers - Blake's Mom, co-owner of "Let's Travel!". Rodrigo de la Cruz - Mitch's father, a skilled scientist/inventor. Carmen de la Cruz - Mitch's mother who organizes the town's block parties. Dr. Björn Gunderson - Skye's father, the resident dentist and like her he has gap teeth. Isabelle Gunderson - Skye's mother. Sunshine Gunderson - Skye's baby sister. Fast Eddy - The neighborhood dog. Get Blake! was going to premiere on Nickelodeon in the United States in April 2015, but instead began to air on Nicktoons on April 20, 2016. The series premiered on Nickelodeon in Africa on April 6 but moved to Nicktoons in Africa from November 2 for new episodes and on Nickelodeon in Australia and New Zealand on May 17. In Arabia, it is being broadcast on both Nicktoons. Get Blake! on IMDb

High-yield investment program

A high-yield investment program is a type of Ponzi scheme, an investment scam that promises unsustainably high return on investment by paying previous investors with the money invested by new investors. Operators set up a website offering an "investment program" which promises high returns, such as 1% per day, disclosing little or no detail about the underlying management, location, or other aspects of how money is to be invested; the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission has said that "these fraudulent schemes involve the purported issuance, trading, or use of so-called'prime' bank,'prime' European bank or'prime' world bank financial instruments, or other'high yield investment programs.' The fraud artists … seek to mislead investors by suggesting that well regarded and financially sound institutions participate in these bogus programs." In 2010, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority warned that "he con artists behind HYIPs are experts at using social media — including YouTube and Facebook — to lure investors and create the illusion of social consensus that these investments are legitimate."Though Ponzi schemes have existed since at least the early 1900s, the rise of digital payment systems has made it much easier for operators of such websites to accept payments from people worldwide.

Electronic money systems are accepted by HYIP operators because they are more accessible to operators than traditional merchant accounts. Some HYIP operators opened their own digital currency companies that folded. StormPay started in the same way in 2002, but it remained in business after the HYIP that it was created to serve was shut down by the State of Tennessee; some HYIPs have incorporated in countries with lax fraud laws to secure immunity from investor laws in other countries. The operators have been known to host their website with a web host that offers "anonymous hosting", they use this website to accept transactions from participants in the scheme. Some investors try to make money by attempting to invest in HYIPs at an early enough stage to create a return, by cashing out before the scheme collapses to profit at the expense of the entrants; this is in itself. To reduce this risk some of these investors use "tracker sites" listing the schemes and their current state. One expert states that there is not enough evidence to corroborate that tracker sites can help investors make more money.

On August 17, 2012, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint against defendants Paul Burks and Zeek Rewards, based in North Carolina. Paul Burks ran Zeek Rewards, an "investment opportunity" that promised investors returns by sharing in the profits of Zeekler, a penny auction website. Money invested in Zeek Rewards earned returns of 1.5% per day. Investors were encouraged to let their gains compound and to recruit new members into a "forced matrix" to increase their returns; the SEC contends. New investors had to pay a monthly subscription fee of between US$10 and US$99, provide an initial investment of up to $10,000; the higher the initial investment, the higher the returns appeared. The SEC stated that the Zeekler website brought in only about 1% of the Zeek Rewards company's purported income and that the vast majority of disbursed funds were paid from new investments; the SEC alleges that Zeek Rewards is a $600 million Ponzi scheme affecting 1 million investors, which would be one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history by number of affected investors.

A court-appointed receiver estimated that the $600 million amount could be "on the low end" and that the number of investors could be as many as 2 million. Paul Burks agreed to cooperate with its investigation. In February 2017 Burks was sentenced to 14 years and 8 months' imprisonment for his part in Zeek Rewards. OSGold was founded as an e-gold imitator in 2001 by David Reed and folded in 2002. According to a lawsuit filed in U. S. District Court in early 2005, the operators of OSGold may have made off with US$250 million. CNet reported that "at the height of its popularity, the OSGold currency boasted more than 60,000 accounts created by people drawn to promises of'high yield' investments that would provide guaranteed monthly returns of 30 percent to 45 percent." PIPS was spanned more than 20 countries. PIPS was investigated by Bank Negara Malaysia in 2005 which resulted in Marsden and his wife being charged in a Malaysian court with 97 counts of money laundering more than 77 million RM, equivalent to $20 million.

Another large case took place in Thailand in 2008. Colonyinvest cheated 50,000 Thai investors out of about 5 billion baht. Other HYIPs that have been shut down due to legal action includes Ginsystem Inc, the infamous Sunshine Empire in Singapore, City Limouzine, Future Maker Pvt. Ltd. in India, EMGOLDEX or Emirates Gold Exchange, WorldWide Solutionz in South Africa. Autosurfing Charles Ponzi Cherry Shares Forex scam Internet Crime Complaint Center Ponzi scheme Pyramid scheme Warning to All Investors About Bogus “Prime Bank” and Other Banking-Related Investment Schemes, U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission Ponzi Schemes with traits common to HYIP, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager

Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager is an American comedy fan web series created by Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan, who wrote and appeared in the series, which parodies Star Wars. The show's central character is Chad Vader, the day-shift manager at the fictional supermarket Empire Market, who clashes with his customers and employees. Produced for Channel 101, the project was canceled after only two episodes were released; however and Sloan decided to continue the story and the project achieved significant popularity following its airing on YouTube. It is filmed in Madison, Wisconsin at Willy Street Cooperative; the show has received several awards, including an Official Star Wars Fan Film Award. Following the end of Season 4, Aaron Yonda has confirmed no further seasons are planned, due to the expense of the production and his and Matt Sloan's frustration about not being able to pay their actors for their time. Characters from the series continue to make appearances in Blame Society Film productions Chad and Hal Thompson.

The "Empire Market" scenes were filmed on location at Willy Street Co-op, Wisconsin. The first season follows his interactions with his co-workers, he admires his boss Randy, acquires Jeremy as an apprentice, hazes Lloyd, dates Clarissa. After troubles with Clint, Chad is moved to the night shift, where he meets Weird Jimmy, before quitting his job at Empire Market. After unsuccessfully working at a number of jobs, he returns to Empire Market to re-ally with his coworkers and battle Clint to reclaim the day shift manager position. In the second season, Empire Market is bought out by a large corporation. Maggie McCall arrives as the corporate liaison for the new owners. After failure on the new laser checkout system, Randy is demoted to night shift manager, where he becomes mentally unstable, Maggie becomes the acting general manager; the series introduces another love interest for Chad, Maggie's assistant Libby, a minor antagonist, Sean Banditson. The season focuses on Maggie's attempts to ally with Jeremy.

Afterward and Chad duel, leading to the accidental death of Weird Jimmy. After the battle and Jeremy reconcile; the third season begins with the trial promotion of employees to general manager for a day. After the employees' failures, Maggie trials Clint as manager-for-a-day, where he attempts to turn the store into a "bozo circus" as Chad describes it. New employee Damien Nightshayde joins Chad and Jeremy, whilst Weird Jimmy's ghost tells Jeremy a prophecy. During the day of Chad's management, Randy attempts to blow up the store, though only Damien is killed; as a result, previous store owner Champion J. Pepper buys Empire Market back, promoting Chad the general manager, demoting Maggie to night shift manager. Champion congratulates Chad for his bravery. Jeremy, still depressed over Damien's death, chooses to take a leave of absence to go on a spiritual journey of discovery. Chad wishes Jeremy good luck in his quest; the fourth season opens up with Chad as the general manager of Empire Market. Weird Jimmy's brother Johnny enters the store to pick up his brother's belongings.

When he reminisces about Jimmy, the latter possesses him, becomes the janitor for the store again. Chad manipulates Jeremy to return with the hope of making the store "fully operational". Disturbed over the lack of faith his employees have in him, Chad becomes convinced that he must locate his "dark soul half" to become the manager that they deserve, he forces a tyrannical martial law on the store. Soon, a generator malfunction threatens its existence. Chad sacrifices himself to save Empire Market; the generator shorts out his life support suit, sending him into a near-death experience, until the suit is unexpectedly rebooted by Hal Thompson. Chad apologizes to everyone, gives them promotions before demoting himself back to day shift manager, Jeremy assumes the general manager position in his stead. Chad Vader is the show's central character, he is the day shift manager of Empire Market. Sometimes using lines lifted from the Star Wars films, Chad's main goal is to crush Empire Market's competition and help make the store dominate the food retailing industry.

However, as Season 2 progresses along, Chad follows Randy's orders to "ditch" the Star Wars attitude and become more normal. The new leader announces, his main goal morphs into a great ambition to become General Manager. While he has inappropriate and rocky relationships with most of his co-workers, most notably Clint Shermer, he has better ones with others, such as Jeremy, whom he adopts as his apprentice. Chad implies in the second episode that he is Darth Vader's younger, less successful brother, that Darth gave Chad a life support suit and helmet similar to his own after Chad accidentally rode his bicycle into a volcano; this fact is mentioned explicitly on the Blame Society website. Though he uses a red Sith lightsaber as a weapon to threaten opponents and shoplifters, he may not be a Sith, he is, referred to as "Lord Vader" by some characters. Chad had lost touch with his family. LucasArts was impressed by Sloan, this led to him becoming the new voice actor for Darth Vader, his voice appears in the games Empire at War: Forces of Corruption, Soulcalibur IV, Star Wars