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First, let’s use a theory from Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond as the center-piece for this little theory. In Chapter 14, entitled “From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy,” Diamond postulates that more stratified societies are by definition less egalitarian, but more efficient and are, thus, able to eradicate or conquer more egalitarian, less stratified societies…. Read Article →

Todd Fahrner, Verso This document is under construction, so you’ll encounter a few “staircases into air,” non-sequiturs, etc. Bear with me. If you’re really keen on this stuff, and can’t wait for me to get it together here, you might do an advanced search at Deja for “fahrner pixel” and review the threads turned up… Read Article →

For Meat One 1 Whenever Henry Wilt took the dog for a walk, or, to be more accurate, when the dog took him, or, to be exact, when Mrs Wilt told them both to go and take themselves out of the house so that she could do her yoga exercises, he always took the same… Read Article →

Does this situation seem familiar to you? Your English is progressing well, the grammar is now familiar, the reading comprehension is no problem, you are communicating quite fluently, but: Listening is STILL a problem! First of all, remember that you are not alone. Listening comprehension is probably the most difficult task (noun=exercise, job) for almost… Read Article →

The coating industry suffered severely from the crisis that started in 2009. There was a recovery in 2010, however the industry has not fully recovered at this moment. The main issue is the lack of funding for large new projects and the bank industry’s reluctance to issue loans for new projects. Gaining more market is… Read Article →

Come Josephine in my flying machine Going up she goes! Up she goes! Balance yourself like a bird on a beam In the air she goes! There she goes! Up, up, a little bit higher Oh! My! The moon is on fire Come Josephine in my flying machine Going up, all on, Goodbye! One, two,… Read Article →

Ah me! how hard the task to bear The weight of ills we know! But harder still to dry the tear, That mourns a nameless we. If by the side of Lucy’s wheel I sit to see her spin, My head around begins to reel, My heart to beat within. Or when on harvest holliday… Read Article →

1 About Smith: Adam Smith FRSE (baptised June 5, 1723 O. S. / June 16 N. S. – July 17, 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneering political economist. He is also the founder of economics. One of the key figures of the Intellectual movement known as the Scottish Enlightenment, he is Known… Read Article →

After treading the boards in countless plays, Gerard Butler took roles in dubious movies like Reign Of Fire, Lara Croft: The Cradle Of Life and Richard Donner’s Timeline. Recently though, he scored a critical hit with upcoming Scottish drama Dear Frankie although box office success still eludes him. This time he tries something completely different,… Read Article →

The policeman on the beat moved up the avenue impressively. The impressiveness was habitual and not for show, for spectators were few. The time was barely 10 o’clock at night, but chilly gusts of wind with a taste of rain in them had well nigh de-peopled the streets. Trying doors as he went, twirling his… Read Article →

Words don’t come easy to me, How can I find a way To make you see I love you, Words don’t come easy Words don’t come easy to me, This is the only way for me to say I love you, Words don’t come easy Well I’m just a music man, Melody’s so far my… Read Article →

THE SONG OF THE BOW What of the bow? The bow was made in England: Of true wood, of yew-wood, The wood of English bows; So men who are free Love the old yew-tree And the land where the yew-tree grows. What of the cord? The cord was made in England: A rough cord, a… Read Article →

Placebo In A Funk Call me anticipation Call me out of line But I got a hotel reservation In the name of Valentine In the place where we’d vacation And we walked across the beach I felt your breath against my neck As the waves caressed our feet Haven knows If you promise not to… Read Article →

Cryonics (from Greek kryos – meaning icy cold) is the low-temperature preservation of humans and animals who can no longer be sustained by contemporary medicine, with the hope that healing and resuscitation may be possible in the future. Cryopreservation of people or large animals is not reversible with current technology. The stated rationale for cryonics… Read Article →

If you use wireless access, chances are you have used someone else’s unsecured WiFi network. If you are just someone looking for an internet connection, this does no harm to the unknowing provider of your web access, however, people can exploit other’s unsecured WiFi networks to see exactly what they are doing online – and… Read Article →

Bear Trees There is a curious habit of bears that is well known but not well understood. When walking along one of his trails, a bear will stop at a certain tree, tear it with his teeth and claws, rub his back and head against it as high as he can reach, even with the… Read Article →

4. The Grease Spot on a Hungarian Passport Poirot shared a table with M. Bouc and the doctor. The company assembled in the restaurant car was a very subdued one. They spoke little. Even the loquacious Mrs. Hubbard was unnaturally quiet. She murmured as she sat: “I don’t feel as though I had the heart… Read Article →

Ah, before we take a step further into the meat of this juicy information, I’d like to give you a new understanding, which will make this easier to grasp. You may have already learned that our minds exhibit a certain brain wave when we’re alive. It’s not important for you to understand how these brain… Read Article →

This page describes some basic ways of editing map data in JOSM. Undo / Discard changes JOSM generally doesn’t read or write data to the OpenStreetMap database except when you ask it to, but at any time before uploading, you can discard all your changes by closing down JOSM (or by deleting the active data… Read Article →

LESSON 4: DARE Andrew I was out at a bar last week with my friend Tony. He’s a decent looking guy but he’s really shy around girls for some Reason. He was standing there for about 15 minutes holding his beer with a Nervous look on his face. Finally I realized why. He was gazing… Read Article →

A new sign in the Bank Lobby reads: “Please note that this Bank is installing new Drive-through ATM machines enabling customers to withdraw cash without leaving their vehicles. Customers using this new facility are requested to use the procedures outlined below when accessing their accounts. After months of careful research, MALE and FEMALE procedures have… Read Article →

Dartmouth researchers are learning more about the effects of alcohol on the brain. They’ve discovered more about how the brain works to mask or suppress the impact that alcohol has on motor skills, like reaching for and manipulating objects. In other words, the researchers are learning how people process visual information in concert with motor… Read Article →

One of the most reputable and polarizing characters of DotA and eSport in genera, l Jacob ‘Maelk’ Toft-Andersen, is about to take a partial break from competing with the world’s best in his favourite game. The circumstances of his team’s departure, his experiences with the professional scene now and then and his figure, were topics… Read Article →

February 2003 When we were in junior high school, my friend Rich and I made a map of the school lunch tables according to popularity. This was easy to do, because kids only ate lunch with others of about the same popularity. We graded them from A to E. A tables were full of football… Read Article →

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The Rowan Tree In the Court of the Fountain the sun of March shone through young leaves of ash and elm, and water leapt and fell through shadow and clear light. About that roofless court stood four high walls of stone. Behind those were rooms and courts, passages, corridors, towers, and at last the heavy… Read Article →

Sshd(8) reads configuration data from /etc/ssh/sshd_config (or the file specified with – f on the command line). The file contains keyword- argument pairs, one per line. Lines starting with `#’ and empty lines are interpreted as comments. Arguments may optionally be enclosed in double quotes (“) in order to represent arguments containing spaces. The possible… Read Article →

Chapter 1 TYLER GETS ME a job as a waiter, after that Tyler’s pushing a gun in my mouth and saying, the first step to eternal life is you have to die. For a long time though, Tyler and I were best friends. People are always asking, did I know about Tyler Durden. The barrel… Read Article →

Questions and tasks Which is more useful to you – British or American: English? Work in pairs and say why. Read the dialogue and find the differences between the English and the American: languages. American: ‘Bill’. A ‘bill’ is paper money. You have a ‘dollar bill’, a ‘five-dollar bill’ and so on. Englishman: Right. We… Read Article →

Long, long ago there lived an old woman who sold the best soup in the market. It was chicken soup. Nobody knew the old woman’s name. Nobody knew where she lived. Nobody knew why her soup was always the best in the market and why it was so hot. But people did not think about… Read Article →

The Samsung Galaxy S2 has beaten the iPhone 4 and a host of other mobiles to claim T3’s phone of the year award. It is the first time for three years that Apple or HTC have not won the category. Talking about the handset, judges said: “Not content with pretty much owning internet search, Google… Read Article →

Our 10 Golden Rules – they’re the very essence of our “Don’t Think, Just Shoot” motto! After all, Lomography is all about having fun while taking good pictures, so memorise them by heart or break all the rules; either way, be ready to throw your photography inhibitions away! 1 Take your camera everywhere you go…. Read Article →

On average each person makes an amazing 363 friends in their life – but only six of them will be true friends! We carried out a global survey to find out what makes a “good friend”: A friend should be there for you all the time, not just when they Want to be. They will… Read Article →

Introduction This document gives coding conventions for the Python code comprising the standard library in the main Python distribution. Please see the companion informational PEP describing style guidelines for the C code in the C implementation of Python[1]. This document was adapted from Guido’s original Python Style Guide essay[2], with some additions from Barry’s style… Read Article →

A Review THE ROLE OF THE FINANCIAL Accounting Standards Board (FASB) was briefly described in the introduction. This is a research organization, made up primarily of accountants. The FASB, along with the entire accounting profession, has, over time, developed a series of rules called generally accepted accounting Principles (GAAP). In addition, the FASB publishes what… Read Article →

What is love Baby don’t hurt me Don’t hurt me No more Baby don’t hurt me Don’t hurt me No more What is love Yeah Oh I don’t know Why you’re not fair I give you my love But you don’t care So what is right And what is wrong Gimme a sign [Chorus: 2x]… Read Article →

You must be wondering what I’m talking about with such a title like that but as you will read on here, I’ll be able to hopefully make this claim quite convincing. First of all, when I talk about Chinese food, I’m not referring to the chop suey or chicken balls with fried rice that you… Read Article →

George Denis Patrick Carlin was born May 12, 1937, in the Bronx, New York. Carlin and his younger brother, Pat, were primarily raised by their mother in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights section. Mary Carlin, a devout Irish Catholic, worked as a secretary to support her children. She had left Carlin’s father Patrick, a national advertising manager… Read Article →

HOLLY ARRIVED AT HOGAN’S PUB feeling a lot fresher than the day before, but her reactions were still a little slower than usual. Her hangovers seemed to be gradually getting worse as she got older, and yesterday took the gold medal for the hangover of all hangovers. She had gone for a long walk along… Read Article →

What’ll We Do with Ragland Park? In his demesne near the logging town of John Day, Oregon, Sebastian Hada thoughtfully ate a grape as he watched the TV screen. The grapes, flown to Oregon by illegal jet transport, came from one of his farms in the Sonoma Valley of California. He spat the seeds into… Read Article →

Lomography began with a fateful encounter in the early 1990s… …when two students in Vienna, Austria, stumbled upon the Lomo Kompakt Automat – a small, enigmatic Russian camera. Mindlessly taking the shot from the hip, and sometimes looking through the viewfinder, they were astounded with the mindblowing photos that it produced – the colours were… Read Article →

The Simplest Forex Trading Strategy in the World If someone asked me to describe my trading strategy in as few words as possible, it would be this; horizontal levels and price action. Indeed, trading price action setups from horizontal levels is the “core” component of my trading theory and strategy, and if you were to… Read Article →

The cataclysmic extinctions that scoured Earth 200 million years ago might have been easier to trigger than expected, with potentially troubling contemporary implications. Rather than 600,000 years of volcanic activity choking Earth’s atmosphere with carbon dioxide, just a few thousand years apparently sufficed to raise ocean temperatures so that potent greenhouse gases trapped in seafloor… Read Article →

If you had to select one tool for 2010 that would give you an edge over 99 percent of your competitors, what would that be? When I wrote “Waging War on Real Estate’s Discounters,” the main goal of the book was to help agents craft a “unique selling proposition” (USP) that distinguishes their services from… Read Article →

GLOSSARY Auction – an event or place where things are sold to the person who is willing to Pay the most for them * A lot of fine art is sold at auctions because it would be difficult to put a price tag On the pieces. Auctioneer – a person whose job is to lead… Read Article →

Right. OK, well, before we start, I’d just like to say I’m very pleased with how successful our stand was at the trade fair on Friday. The stand looked pretty good – and, Jane, you did very well to get such a good location. It made such a difference. Yeah, I think it did. Well… Read Article →

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