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They'll Do It Every Time

They'll Do It Every Time was a single-panel newspaper comic strip, created by Jimmy Hatlo, which had a long run over eight decades, first appearing on February 5, 1929, continuing until February 3, 2008. The title of the strip became a popular catchphrase, still used today by many people who have no idea of its origin. Hatlo, a sports cartoonist, created the panel to fill space on the comics page of the San Francisco Call-Bulletin. Hatlo kept producing the panel, before long readers were sending fan mail; the feature proved so popular that it was syndicated by King Features Syndicate beginning in 1936, with a Sunday panel added on July 4, 1943. The gags illustrated minor absurdities, hypocrisies and misfortunes of everyday life; these were displayed in a two-panel format. If two panels, the left-side panel showed some deceptive, unwitting or scheming human behavior, with the second panel revealing the truth of the situation. Hellish scenes were the subjects of his topper strip, The Hatlo Inferno, which ran with They'll Do It Every Time from 1953 to 1958.

An occasional feature of They'll Do It Every Time was "Hatlo's History" which enabled the cartoonist to satirize memorable moments from earlier centuries. In its early decades, a timid man named Henry Tremblechin was a recurring victim of the strip's observations. Tremblechin's bratty daughter, Little Iodine, appeared so she graduated into her own comic strip, comic book, a 1946 movie and a 1988 animated cartoon show. Ideas and gags came from suggestions by readers, who were credited with a small acknowledgment box with a tiny drawing of Hatlo tipping his hat. Hatlo continued working on They'll Do It Every Time until his death in 1963 when the team of Al Scaduto and Bob Dunn took over the strip; the readers continued to be credited for their suggestions, but the drawing of the "Hatlo hat" was dropped. After Dunn's death in 1989, They'll Do It Every Time was written and drawn by Scaduto, who died December 8, 2007, at age 79. King Features announced that the strip would not continue with another cartoonist and ceased publication on February 2, 2008.

At the time of Scaduto's death, King Features was distributing the panel to more than 100 American newspapers. The strip, as well as Bob Dunn, received the National Cartoonists Society's Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award for 1968, 1969 and 1979, plus the Reuben Award for 1975. Al Scaduto won the Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award for 1997 for his work on the strip. They'll Do It Every Time at Don Markstein's Toonopedia National Cartoonists Society Awards

Tokoname

Tokoname is a city located in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019, the city had an estimated population of 57,872 in 24,872 households, a population density of 1,035 persons per km²; the total area of the city is 55.90 square kilometres. Tokoname is located on the western coast of the Chita Peninsula in southern Aichi Prefecture, facing Ise Bay. Aichi Prefecture Chita Agui Mihama Handa Taketoyo Per Japanese census data, the population of Tokoname has been steady over the past 50 years; the city has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers, mild winters. The average annual temperature in Tokoname is 15.5 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1674 mm with September as the wettest month; the temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 27.4 °C, lowest in January, at around 4.6 °C. Tokoname has been associated with ceramics production since at least the Heian period, Tokoname-yaki works from this period have been found in locations as far away as Aomori Prefecture in the north of Japan and Kagoshima prefecture in the south.

By the Kamakura period, over 3000 kilns were active. During the Sengoku period, the area came under the control of the Isshiki clan, came under the rule of Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. During the Edo period, the area around present-day Tokoname was part of Owari Domain. In the post Meiji Restoration cadastral reforms of 1889, the town of Tokoname was created with the establishment of the modern municipalities system. Tokoname was elevated to city status on April 1, 1954 by the merger of Tokoname town with the towns of Onizaki, Nishiura and Ōno, the village of Miwa. Tokoname has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral city legislature of 18 members; the city contributes one member to the Aichi Prefectural Assembly. In terms of national politics, the city is part of Aichi District 8 of the lower house of the Diet of Japan. Chubu Centrair International Airport, built on an artificial island off the coast of Tokoname, opened on February 17, 2005, providing a major boost to local development.

Tokoname is a regional commercial center, has been known since the Heian period for its production of ceramics, notably Tokoname-yaki, ceramics production remains the mainstay of the local economy. One of the main producing companies is INAX. About 60 climbing kilns operated, most of which were constructed starting in the Meiji era; the chimneys became a landmark of the town, but many were closed and taken down after the Second World War as production methods modernised and burning of ovens was regulated by the authorities to protect the air quality. The Tōei Kiln is a climbing kiln, constructed in 887 and used until 1974, it is the largest climbing kiln existing in Japan. It was designated as an Important Tangible Cultural Property by the government in 1982, it has eight firing chambers running ten chimneys of varying height. With its long coastline, commercial fishing plays an important role in the local economy. Tokoname has nine public elementary schools, four public junior high schools operated by the city government, one public high school operated by the Aichi Prefectural Board of Education.

Miwa Elementary School Ono Elementary School Onizaki North Elementary School Onizaki South Elementary School Tokoname West Elementary School Tokoname East Elementary School Nishiura North Elementary School Nishiura South Elementary School Kosugaya Elementary School Tokoname Junior High School Onizaki Junior High School Nanryo Junior High School Seikai Junior High School Tokoname Senior High School Chūbu Centrair International Airport Meitetsu – Tokoname Line Ōnomachi - Nishinokuchi - Kabaike - Enokido - Taya - Tokoname Meitetsu – Airport Line Tokoname - Rinkū-Tokoname - Central Japan International Airport Chita Bus Kariya-Central Japan International Airport Route Chiryu - Kariya - Ogawa - Central Japan International Airport Tokoname Route Chintahanda - Narawabashi - Tokoname - Central Japan International Airport /- RinkuTokoname - Tokoname - Tokoname Public Hospital Tokoname South Route Kaminomae - Tokoname - *Central Japan International Airport/ - RinkuTokoname - Tokoname - Tokoname Public Hospital *All passengers going to Central Japan International Airport need to get a transfer ticket and change to Tokoname Route Services at Tokoname Station.

Tokoname City North Bus Tokoname Municipal Government - Tokoname - Tokoname Public Hospital - YadaCentral - Ogura Public Hall Chitaōdan Road Chubu International Airport Connecting Road National Route 155 National Route 247 Inax Museum Ōno Castle Tetsuzō Tanikawa, father of Shuntarō Tanikawa Kotaro Suzumura, economist The Peanuts, singers Tatsutoshi Goto, professional wrestler Tetsu Watanabe, actor Media related to Tokoname at Wikimedia Commons Official website

Jan de Wael I

Jan de Wael or Hans de Wael or Jan Baptist de Wael was a Flemish painter and engraver who painted religious works and landscapes. Jan de Wael was born in an artist family in Antwerp and was a pupil of Frans Francken I, he became a master in the Guild of St. Luke in 1584 and travelled to Paris with the painter Jan de Mayer, he did quite well, when he came back, he married Gertrude de Jode in 1588. She came from a family of engravers: the famous map engraver Gerard de Jode was her father, Pieter de Jode I was her brother and Pieter de Jode II was her nephew, he became dean of the guild in 1595. The principal importance of Jan de Wael lies in his role as a teacher, he trained Lucas de Wael as painters and engravers. They resided for a long period in Italy. One of Jan de Wael's most important pupils was Jan Roos who would also establish himself permanently in Genoa, where he had a major influence on the art of the local painters of the Genoese school. Other pupils were Jacques Firens and Carel Simons.

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Expo '98

Expo'98 was an official specialised World's Fair held in Lisbon, Portugal from Friday, 22 May to Wednesday, 30 September 1998. The theme of the fair was "The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future", chosen in part to commemorate 500 years of Portuguese discoveries; the Expo received around 11 million visitors in 132 days, while 143 countries and many organizations were represented. The idea to organize a World's Fair in Portugal originated in 1989 between two Portuguese, António Taurino Mega Ferreira and Vasco Graça Moura, who were in charge of organizing the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Vasco da Gama's arrival in India in 1498. Once government support was obtained, Ferreira led the bid at the Bureau International des Expositions, which in 1992 declared Lisbon the winner, against the other contender Toronto, Canada; the state-owned company Parque Expo was formed to make the Fair a self-sustaining event, with revenue coming from admission tickets and sales of real estate and parcel lots at the Expo's emplacement.

The first Commissioner of Expo'98 was António Cardoso e Cunha. He was replaced in 1997 by José de Melo Torres Campos, after a general election resulted in a change in government; the area chosen for the Expo'98 was a 5 kilometres -wide strip that covered 50 hectares in Lisbon's east-end alongside the Tagus river. The area had been landscaped in 1942 as a Hydroport, for docking the hydroplanes that crossed the Atlantic to and from the US; when the modern jet planes rendered the hydroplanes obsolete, the place became an industrial park of containers, polluting industries and slaughterhouses which had seen a growing degradation over the decades. As a result, the Expo'98 was built from scratch; every building was pre-sold for after-Expo repurposing thus ensuring that, after the Expo closed, the site would not be left semi-abandoned, as had happened with previous expos Seville Expo'92. As a reminder of the site's industrial past, only a refinery tower was repurposed. To support the expected influx of visitors, an extensive access program was devised, including: a new bridge across the river, the Vasco da Gama Bridge a new line for the Lisbon Metro, with seven stations a new main multi-modal terminal, featuring trains, metro and taxis, called Gare do Oriente, by architect Santiago Calatrava.

Expo'98 opened on 22 May 1998 with 143 countries and 14 international organizations featured in individual pavilions: every exhibitor respected the Expo's theme "The Oceans: A Heritage for the Future". There were additional themed pavilions dedicated to Water, Sea Knowledge, Virtual Reality, The Future and Oceanophilia. Additional attractions included: a 15,000-seater Utopia Pavilion with a resident theatrical show, Camões Theatre, nautical exhibition, Garcia de Orta tropical gardens, Swatch Pavilion, "World of Coca-Cola" exhibition, Expo Adrenalin, 120 metre-tall observation tower and the nightly water-show "Acqua Matrix". Out of the five major themed pavilions at Lisbon’s Expo 98, the Utopia Pavilion was among the most popular. Reflecting the Expo’s overall theme of “The Oceans: a Heritage for the Future” and designed by the renowned François Confino and Philippe Genty, the pavilion featured a large-scale multimedia show that presented the oceans as stimulators of imagery, taking visitors on a voyage from the creation of the world to the present day.

Combining traditional stage technology with innovative special effects and mechanical controls, gsmprjct intégration handled all of the logistics and technical direction of the project. Housed in a custom-built covered stadium with a seating capacity of 10,000, the show was performed over 500 times, making it the first World’s Fair show to be seen by over 3 million people; the Oceania Virtual Reality Pavilion was the biggest hit of Lisbon’s Expo 98, attracting over half a million visitors in a four-month period. So, the average waiting time to get in was around 4 hours, it consisted of a virtual submarine voyage to an underwater base where visitors discovered the ruins of a lost civilization and encountered a sea monster before escaping back to the surface in Teleport capsules. Despite being the only pavilion at Expo 98 that required an additional admission fee, people spent hours waiting in line for this breathtaking 30-minute thrill ride that made use of seamlessly integrated simulators, virtual reality visors, interactive projections.

Gsmprjct° was commissioned to design and produce "Oceania", planning the look and feel of the overall experience, in addition to acting as project manager, architectural coordinator, general contractor. Divided into several rooms, the pavilion featured a 45-person simulated submarine ride and 70mm film, a 3D stereoscopic viewing system with custom content, custom-designed motion simulators with audio-visual content; the pavilion of Portugal hosted the Portuguese national representation during the event. It was designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira; the entrance to the building was covered by a large concrete veil, mimicking a paper sheet linking two main buildings and opening a wide urban space. The total number of visitors of the Expo'98 reached 10,128,204, for a duration of 132 days. Admission prices were 5,000 escudos PTE for one day, 12,500 escudos for three non-consecutive days, 50,000 escudos for three months; the Oceans Pavilion, built to be the Lisbon Oceanarium after the Expo closed, had the longest lines.

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Anton Wilhelm Tischbein

Anton Wilhelm Tischbein, known as the Hanauer Tischbein was a German painter from the Tischbein family of artists. His father was a baker, his four older brothers were the best-known of them being Johann Heinrich Tischbein. His first teacher was his brother Johann Valentin Tischbein. In 1753, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, which had an international reputation for its teaching in the Baroque style. In 1758, he entered the service of Count Christian August von Solms-Laubach as his secretary, he moved to Hanau in 1769 to become court painter for William I, Elector of Hesse and, after 1772, worked to establish an art academy there and became a teacher. He worked not only for the nobility, but for wealthy aristocrats, including Johann Christian Senckenberg, the Brentanos and the La Roches. Portraits were his main work, but he created historical scenes and small works known as "Kabinettstücke", as well as decorating the Lustschloss at Wilhelmsbad. Anton Merk: Anton Wilhelm Tischbein 1730–1804.

Schloss Philippsruhe, Hanau 2004 ArtNet: More works by Tischbein

The Extreme (novel)

The Extreme is the 25th book in the Animorphs series, written by K. A. Applegate, it is known to have been ghostwritten by Jeffrey Zeuhlke. It is narrated by Marco; the front cover quote is, "So many Yeerks, so little time...." The inside front cover quote is, "Can you say,'cold'?" Marco fails to get together with a girl named Marian. Erek King tells Marco the Yeerks' plan to manipulate U. S. satellites turning each into a Yeerk pool. That way, Controllers won't have to travel to the Yeerk pool, the Animorphs would lose their advantage over them; the Yeerks are conducting their latest scheme in the Arctic Circle. The Animorphs hitch a ride on Visser Three's Blade Ship as flies. On board, they discover cryogenic tubes with strange creatures inside them, their presence is discovered by the Yeerks, they're forced to morph their battle creatures. Jake orders a distraction, Marco rips open the control panel to open the ship's hatch. Rachel, with all her grizzly bear might, manages to make a single, tiny crack in one of the specimen tubes.

A liquid nitrogen-like mist spills out. A nasty fight ensues, the Animorphs bail out. Falling out into the frozen tundra, the Animorphs find, they morph wolves. At night - since none of them can sleep - Ax tells the chilling tale of the new aliens, the Venber, a species from the Andalite moon Venbea, wiped out centuries ago by a race known as "The Five", melting them for computer semiconductors. Not only that, but the Yeerks have cloned them by cross-breeding them with humans, giving them their new humanoid shape, they find a polar bear had just killed and consumed a seal. The Animorphs eat the remains. Much to their surprise, not Cassie has any scruples, they find two seal pups - the pups of the seal they'd just eaten. Regretfully, they leave them to their fate. Soon the Animorphs find, they morph are attacked by orcas in the freezing depths. They come across Derek, a young, jocular Inuit, his "buddy", Nanook the polar bear. Derek tells them about the people with the satellite dish, how they're worse than the American hunters who shoot wildlife from helicopters for the adrenaline rush.

The Animorphs are presented with an opportunity to acquire the DNA of a native animal, so they attack Nanook. After pinning him down, they each acquire him, morph him; the Animorphs, in their new polar bear morphs, advance on the Yeerk base. They encounter the Venber, they lure the remaining Venber into the hangars. The Animorphs steal a Yeerk Bug fighter, Marco immolates the Yeerk base. Soon to be intercepted by the Blade ship, they morph birds and ditch the alien craft over the West Coast, fly home; this marks the first occasion where the Chee pose as the Animorphs for their families while they are away on a long-term mission