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Supergirl (Kara Zor-El)

Supergirl is a fictional superheroine appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was designed by artist Al Plastino. Supergirl first appeared in a story published in Action Comics #252 titled "The Supergirl from Krypton". Kara Zor-El is the biological cousin of Kal-El. During the 1980s and the revolution of the Modern Age of Comics, Superman editors believed the character's history had become too convoluted, desired to re-establish Superman as "The Last Son of Krypton". Supergirl was thus killed during the 1985 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths and retconned out of existence. In the decades following Crisis, several characters unrelated to Superman used the Supergirl alias. Kara Zor-El re-entered mainstream continuity in 2004 when DC Comics Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Dan DiDio, along with editor Eddie Berganza and comic book writer Jeph Loeb, reintroduced the character in the Superman/Batman storyline "The Supergirl from Krypton"; the title paid homage to the original character's 1959 debut.

As the current Supergirl, Kara Zor-El stars in her own monthly comic book series. With DC's 2011 relaunch, like most of the DC Universe, was revamped. DC relaunched the Supergirl comic in August 2016 as part of their DC Rebirth initiative. Although Kara Zor-El was the first character to use the name "Supergirl," DC Comics tested three different female versions of Superman prior to her debut; the first story to feature a female counterpart to Superman was "Lois LaneSuperwoman,", published in Action Comics #60. In the story, a hospitalized Lois Lane dreams she has gained superpowers thanks to a blood transfusion from the Man of Steel, she begins her own career as "Superwoman", complete with a version of Superman's costume. In the Superboy #78 story entitled "Claire Kent, Alias Super-Sister", Superboy saves the life of an alien woman named Shar-La, who turns Superboy into a girl, in retaliation for his disparaging thoughts about women drivers which she picked up telepathically. In Smallville, Clark claims to be Claire Kent, an out-of-town relative, staying with the Kents.

When in costume, he appears as Superboy's sister, Super-Sister, claims the two have exchanged places. Once Superboy has learned his lesson about feeling more respect for women, Shar-La reveals the episode to be a dream which she projected into Superboy's mind. In Superman #123, Jimmy Olsen uses a magic totem to wish a "Super-Girl" into existence as a companion and aid to Superman. At her insistence, Jimmy wishes the dying girl out of existence. DC used this story to gauge public response to the concept of a new super-powered female counterpart to Superman; the Kara Zor-El version of Supergirl appeared in Action Comics #252. Otto Binder wrote and Al Plastino illustrated her début story, in which Kara was born and raised in Argo City, a fragment of Krypton that survived destruction; when the city is doomed by a meteor shower, Kara is sent to Earth by her parents, Zor-El and Alura, to be raised by her cousin Kal-El, known as Superman. Supergirl adopted the secret identity of an orphan "Linda Lee", made Midvale Orphanage her home.

Supergirl promised Superman that she would keep her existence on Earth a secret, so that he may use her as a "secret weapon", but that didn't stop Supergirl from exploring her new powers covertly. Action Comics #255 published reader's letters-of-comment to Supergirl's first appearance. Supergirl, from her debut onwards, became a regular backup strip in Action Comics, she joined the Legion of Super-Heroes, like her cousin had done as a teenager, in Action Comics #279 she was adopted by Fred and Edna Danvers, becoming "Linda Lee Danvers". Supergirl acted for three years as Superman's secret weapon, her adventures during that time have been compared to contemporary developments in feminist thinking in work such as Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, she was at last introduced by her super-powered cousin to an unsuspecting world in Action Comics #285. During her first quarter of a century Linda Danvers would have many professions, from student, to student advisor, to actor, TV camera operator.

She shared Action Comics with Superman until transferring to the lead in Adventure Comics at the end of the 1960s. In 1972 she moved to her own short-lived eponymous magazine, before DC merged its Supergirl, Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen titles into a single anthology title named The Superman Family. In 1982 Supergirl was relaunched into her own magazine. In 1985, the maxi-series Crisis on Infinite Earths was conceived as a way to reduce DC continuity to a single universe in which all characters maintained a single history. Despite Supergirl's continued popularity and status as a central member of the "Superman Family", the editors at DC Comics and the creators of the maxi-series decided to kill Supergirl off during the Crisis. According to Marv Wolfman, writer of Crisis on Infinite Earths: Before Crisis it seemed that half of Krypton had survived the explosion. We had Superman, Krypto, the Phantom Zone criminals, the bottle city of Kandor, many others. Our goal was to make Superman unique. We made Kal-El the only survivor of Krypton.

That, was why Supergirl had to die. However, we were thrilled by all the letters we received saying Supergirl's death in Crisis was the best Supergirl story they read. Thank you. By the way, I miss Kara, too; the idea of killing Supergirl was first conc

Piano Trio No. 2 (Mendelssohn)

Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66 was composed in 1845 and published in February 1846. The work is scored for a standard piano trio consisting of violin and piano. Mendelssohn dedicated the work to the violinist Louis Spohr, who played through the piece with the composer at least once; the trio has four movements: Allegro energico e con fuoco Andante espressivo Scherzo: Molto allegro quasi presto Finale: Allegro appassionato A typical performance lasts just under 30 minutes. A notable feature of the finale of this work is its use of the melody of a chorale taken from the sixteenth-century Genevan psalter, "Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir", as the culminating melody; the tune is known in English as Old Hundredth from its association with the Psalm 100 and is sung to the lyrics "Praise God from whom all blessings flow." Bach used the chorale as the basis for his chorale cantata "Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir, BWV 130, as the theme in the contrapuntal first movement and as the unadorned chorale in the last.

The chorale in the finale of the piano trio has and erroneously been identified as "Vor deinen Thron", which pictures humans before the Throne of God, a dark and serious chorale as opposed to the triumphal Old Hundredth. Bach wrote a chorale prelude Vor deinen Thron on his deathbed, it was published as an addendum to the unfinished Art of the Fugue, in the collection known as the Leipzig Chorales. The opening theme of the finale was adopted by Brahms for the Scherzo of his Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 5, Brahms used the opening of the first movement of this trio as the basis for the piano line in the finale of his Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60. Piano Trio No. 2: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project Performance of Piano Trio No. 2 by the Claremont Trio from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in MP3 format

Canara Engineering College

Canara Engineering College is a private engineering college in Karnataka, India situated 22 km from Mangalore in the surroundings of Benjanapadavu. It was established in 2001 as a Millennium project by Canara High School Association; the college is affiliated to Belgaum. It is recognized by government of Karnataka and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi. 400 engineers graduate annually. The college is accessible from Mangalore or Bantwal; the college is equipped with Cafeteria, Wi-Fi campus and Hostel facility along with College bus facility for Day Scholars. CEC is run by Canara High School Association, an association based in Mangalore contributing towards Konkani linguistic minority education; the group was founded by the late Sri. Ammembal Subba Rao Pai in 1891. Ammembal Subbarao Pai was a social reformer and a philanthropist who aimed at imparting modern education blended with ancient cultural values to the youth of Dakshina Kannada. With this in mind he started the Canara High School Association with its primary project being the Canara High School, established in 1891 and functions today.

The group, now funded by alumni runs several other educational institutions in and around Mangalore. Following are the courses in the college: B. E in Electronics and Communication Engineering B. E in Mechanical Engineering B. E in Computer Science and Engineering B. E in Information Science and Engineering M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering The following Professional Society Chapters function in the college: ISTE Student Chapter SAE Student Chapter IEEE Student Chapter CSI Student Chapter Renewable Energy Club Canara Engineering College hosts several events with the association of various technical chapters in the college. "Aakriti" is the annual national level Cultural event of the college. Several other events like INNOVATE, TECHNOPHILIA, TECHGURU, EMERGIA, CIPIX maintains associations of various technical chapters in the college. Aakriti20 will be celebrated from 27 February to 29 February; the principal of the college is Dr Ganesh V Bhat. College has had a successful quiz club over the years winning a good number of competitions.

Most Notably, Winning the first place in General Quiz in VTU's annual youth fest for the year 2018 a reputed competition where hundreds of colleges affiliated to the university had taken part Official Website

Suomen huippumalli haussa (season 4)

Cycle four of Suomen huippumalli haussa began airing on 12 September 2011 at 20.00 on the Finnish channel Nelonen. The winner of the competition was 20-year-old Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto, from Oulu; as her prizes, she received a modeling contract with Paparazzi Model Management, a 6-page editorial spread in Finnish Elle, a special casting trip to New York and the chance to become the new spokesperson for Max Factor. Casting episode; the 12 girls arrive at the modelhouse and head straight to the photo shoot with Nigel Barker, former judge and photographer on America's Next Top Model. Mari was the only girl who brought the intensity. Minna and Eevi excelled. Hilda and Roosa land in the bottom two. In the end, Hilda was sent much to the surprise for the other girls. First call-out: Mari Viitanen Bottom two: Hilda Nissinen & Roosa Puonti Eliminated: Hilda Nissinen Photographer: Nigel Barker The remaining girls do an ad for Pepsodent. Mari excelled once again. Janni and Roosa land in Roosa for her second time.

Roosa was sent home. First call-out: Mari Viitanen Bottom two: Janni Puuppo & Roosa Puonti Eliminated: Roosa Puonti The remaining 10 girls have to stand out, in order to impress a rock star. Anne announces, but Janni and Sahra are eliminated at the airport, so only 8 continue on and fly to London. First call-out: Helen Preis Bottom two/eliminated: Janni Puuppo & Sahra Ali Mohamud The remaining 8 girls fly to London, in order to do a Vero Moda ad campaign. Eevi and Anna-Sofia were deemed best, were allowed to participate in a two-group-shot. Although the judges found Anna-Sofia to be better in the group shot, Eevi got best picture of the week. Nelli and Veronica are the last to standing. Veronica was sent home, Nelli was spared. First call-out: Eevi Nieminen Bottom two: Nelli Junttila & Veronica Kontio Eliminated: Veronica Kontio The top 7 does an ad for Kalevara Jewelry. Anna-Sofia showed once again a stellar photo. Elsi and Mari are deemed to be the weakest, but in a shocking elimination, Mari was eliminated, Elsi was spared.

First call-out: Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto Bottom two: Elsi Pulkkinen & Mari Viitanen Eliminated: Mari Viitanen In the next photo shoot, the girls have to bring different emotions, show their versatility. Elsi went from Bottom to the top. Eevi and Nelli stand in the bottom two. In the end, the judges felt, Eevi had more potential, Nelli was sent home. After the elimination, Anne announces. First call-out: Elsi Pulkkinen Bottom two: Eevi Nieminen & Nelli Junttila Eliminated: Nelli Junttila The final five arrives at Portugal and heads to a bikini and scarf shooting. Although Anna-Sofia won the mini challenge and gets a new job, her photo was deemed flat and being "supported". Helen and Eevi showed stellar photos while Elsi and Anna-Sofia struggled. Elsi was eliminated. First call-out: Helen Preis Bottom two: Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto & Elsi Pulkkinen Eliminated: Elsi Pulkkinen The final four flies back to Finland and heads to their ninth photo shoot; the judges found it hard to decide, going home, but they found Minna, Anna-Sofia and Helen to be stronger than Eevi, so Eevi became the ninth girl to leave the competition.

First call-out: Minna Puro Bottom two: Eevi Nieminen & Helen Preis Eliminated: Eevi Nieminen Recap Episode. The final three do white photo shoot. At panel, Helen was deemed to be the best out of the bunch, leaving Minna and Anna-Sofia in the bottom two. Anna-Sofia was spared again, Minna was sent home. First call-out: Helen Preis Bottom two: Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto & Minna Puro Eliminated: Minna Puro The final two do a Max Factor beauty shots and a runway show. In the end, Anna-Sofia was crowned as the fourth winner of the competition. Final two: Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto & Helen Preis Finland's Next Top Model: Anna-Sofia Ali-Sisto The contestant was eliminated The contestant won the competitionEpisode 1 was the casting episode. In Episode 4 a trip to London was planned and both Janni and Sahra were eliminated at the airport. Episode 10 was the recap episode. Episode 1 photo shoot: Natural beauty shots Episode 2 photo shoot: Full body fade out shots Episode 3 photo shoot: Pepsodent ad with umbrellas and a male model Episode 4 music video: Watch Out!

- Lovex Episode 5 photo shoot: Vero Moda fall campaign Episode 6 photo shoot: Kalevala jewelry on a pirate ship Episode 7 photo shoot: Beauty shots with LensWay glasses Episode 8 photo shoots: Novita knit hats & Bikinis Episode 9 photo shoot: Fashion capitals of the world Episode 11 photo shoot: B&W simplistic shots Episode 12 photo shoot: Max Factor beauty shots Nelonen homepage Nelonen homepage Suomen huippumalli haussa homepage

Neah Evans

Neah Evans is a Scottish professional racing cyclist who rides for Podium Ambition Pro Cycling. Podium Ambition signed Evans for the 2016 for the revolution series. Evans raced in every round of the Revolution series as she helped Podium Ambition win the overall Elite women's title. Evans notably placed her team first in round three despite being on her own. At the London 6 days event, Evans won one of the ten races to finish second in the women's omnium to Katie Archibald. Evans was selected to represent Britain at the Cali World Cup event in 2017. At the opening round of the 2017-18 World Cup track series, Evans won the scratch race only to be relegated to fourth after being deemed to have gained an advantage by going on to the côte d'azur. Evans was part of the team pursuit, she won a solo bronze medal for Scotland in the points race at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. List of 2016 UCI Women's Teams and riders Neah Evans at ProCyclingStats

Anita Blanch

Anita Blanch was a Spanish-born, Mexican actress, who worked in the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. She was nominated for an Ariel Award from the Mexican Academy of Film three times and won the Best Supporting Actress Award from Diosa de Plata in 1963. Ana María Blanch Ruiz was born on 26 July 1910 in Valencia. Ana, who went by the name of "Anita" and her sister, actress Isabelita Blanch, who both had interest in the theater, arrived in Mexico in the 1920s. Blanch specialized in comedic plays and her theatrical debut was in a performance of “La cabalgata de los reyes”. Blanch was the first star of the prestigious "Ideal Theater" in Mexico City, she and her sister founded the Compañía de Teatro Anita Blanch, hiring artists like Ángel Garasa, Rafael Banquells, Jose Cibrian, among others. Throughout her career, she had several successful theatrical runs, including works such as: "Quien te quiere a ti", "El sexo débil", "Don Juan Tenorio", "Arsénico y encaje" and "El escándalo". Anita's film debut in the film "Luponini de Chicago" was made in 1935.

After terrible reviews, she did not make movies for the next 6 years, but studied her craft on stage with such productions as: “No hables mal de os gitanos” by Enrique Bohorques. She returned to film in 1941 with "¡Ay, que tiempos, señor don Simón!" and made several successful films: "¿Quién te quiere a ti?", "El conde de Montecristo", "Alejandra", "El abanico de Lady Windermere" and "La barraca". "La barraca" was completed in 1945 and Blanch was nominated for a best actress award from the Ariel Awards. Despite this success, she was blackballed by the film industry in a labor dispute between the two actor's unions, STPC and STIC, she returned to the stage and in 1945 performed the first presentation held at the Teatro Xicohténcatl, in Tlaxcala, with the comedy "Siete mujeres de Navarro y Torrado". In 1951, she performed in the play "Mamá nos quita los novios" Finally in 1951, the labor dispute ended and she and other actresses who had returned to the theater, began filming again, her first film after her return was "Te sigo esperando" in 1951.

She made movies until the early 1980s. Her most successful films in this last period were "Tlayucan" in 1963 for which she won a best supporting actress award from the Diosa de Plata. Beginning in 1960 with the telenovela "El Otro" her career turned toward television; the latter half of her acting career focused on telenovelas. Two of her most popular were "Mamá campanita" and "En busca del paraíso". Around this time, Blanch met her life partner, the novelist and film and television screenwriter, Josefina Vicens, with whom she lived until her death. In 1970 Blanch, along with Socorro Avelar, Dolores del Rio, Irma Dorantes, Gloria Marín, Carmen Montejo, Silvia Pinal, Amparo Rivelles joined to form a group called “Rosa Mexicano” with the intent of protecting actresses and their children; the project had been the brain child of Fanny Schiller, who pushed the National Association of Actors to form nurseries for actress's children. The idea was that by establishing a nursery, actresses could continue working, by establishing a Montessori education system, their children would receive a strong educational foundation.

After operating in temporary spaces, the first stones for the formal location were laid on 30 April 1972. Blanch died on 23 April 1983 in Mexico City. 1947, "La barraca", best actress, nominated for Ariel 1963, "Tlayucan", best supporting actress, Won Diosa de Plata Award 1973, "Los días del amor", best actress co-performance, nominated for Ariel 1975, "Presagio", best actress co-performance, nominated for Ariel