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Introduction Wedge filters are routinely used in radiation therapy. At present, most radiotherapy treatment plans are generated by manually adjusting beam weights and wedge filters through a trial and error method. Such a process is both time consuming and labor intensive, especially when there are multiple fields or non-coplanar beams in the three-dimensional (3D) treatment… Read Article →

This morning I was reading a book at my favorite beach-side coffee shop when an 18-year-old kid sat down next to me and said, “That’s a great read, ain’t it?” So we started chatting. He told me he was getting ready to graduate from high school in a couple of weeks and then immediately starting… Read Article →

To Build A Fire Jack London “He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances.” DAY HAD BROKEN cold and gray, exceedingly cold and gray, when the man turned aside from the main Yukon trail and climbed the high earth-bank, where a dim and… Read Article →

1. Suppose there were no limit to the power of our microscopes, so that we could examine a drop Of water under stronger and stronger lenses indefinitely. What sort of microscopic world would we discover when the drop was enlarged, say a million times? Would we still see structureless, transparent, liquid water? Or would we… Read Article →

In writing this book, I have stayed as close to the truth as I remember it. Most of the “field reports” were written within a day of the actual events and only edited later for grammatical/ typographical errors and readability. Names of most principal players have been changed. I had literally thousands of interactions with… Read Article →

The first time I read the ad, I choked and cursed and spat and threw the paper to the floor. Since even this didn’t seem to be quite enough, I snatched it up, marched into the kitchen, and shoved it into the trash. While I was there, I made myself a little breakfast and gave… Read Article →

DAENERYS The stench of the camp was so appalling it was all that Dany could do not to gag. Ser Barristan wrinkled up his nose, and said, “Your Grace should not be here, breathing these black humors.” “I am the blood of the dragon,” Dany reminded him. “Have you ever seen a dragon with the… Read Article →

– CHAPTER SIXTEEN In the Hogs Head Hermione made no mention of Harry giving Defence Against the Dark Arts lessons for two whole weeks after her original suggestion. Harry’s detentions with Umbridge were finally over (he doubted whether the words now etched into the back of his hand would ever fade entirely); Ron had had… Read Article →

“Happiness is not some abstract notion. It is made of priceless moments which constitute our life: warm gatherings with friends; family dinners; coming back home after a hard day at work; a holiday spent together with your loved ones. Happiness is home”. Juha Vättö Regional Director Lemminkäinen Talo Oy International. Lemminkäinen is launching its new… Read Article →

CHAPTER 5 THE TOIL OF TRACE AND TRAIL Thirty days from the time it left Dawson, the Salt Water Mail, with Buck and his mates at the fore, arrived at Skaguay. They were in a wretched state, worn out and worn down. Buck’s one hundred and forty pounds had dwindled to one hundred and fifteen…. Read Article →

ARTEMIS FOWL THE ETERINTY CODE BY EION COLFER BOOK 3 OF THE ARTEMIS FOWL SERIES PROLOGUE EXCERPT FROM ARTEMIS FOWL’S DIARY. DISK 2. ENCRYPTED. FOR the past two years my business enterprises have thrived without parental interference. In this time, I have sold the Pyramids to a Western businessman, forged and auctioned off the lost… Read Article →

The iPhone has been around for nearly four years. And in that time, millions of people have bought and used iPhones, swiping and tapping their way through life. Most of those people believe they know how the iPhone works. But dig a little deeper into the iPhone’s latest operating system, iOS 4.3 – available for… Read Article →

About a year or so ago, rumors started flying in the Linux community about Mandriva Linux having serious commercial/organizational problems. The facts didn’t take long to catch up with the rumors, and before long Mandriva was cutting back staff, changing development schedules, and generally looking like an organization in trouble. In September some dedicated and… Read Article →

Brave New World Chapter One A SQUAT grey building of only thirty-four stories. Over The main entrance the words, CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a Shield, the World State’s motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY. The enormous room on the ground floor faced towards The north. Cold for all the summer beyond the panes,… Read Article →

Sticks and stones may break my bones But names can burn a happy home It’s true I’ve got words for you The past is done It’s gone forever is done Don’t tell me my pain is pleasure You, you haven’t got a clue Oh, I wanna cry but I don’t make a sound I’m your… Read Article →

Cardinal numbers: 0 – zero; (oh) 1 – one 2 – two 3 – three 4 – four 5 – five 6 – six 7 – seven 8 – eight 9 – nine 10 – ten 11 – eleven 12 – twelve 13 – thirteen 14 – fourteen 15 – fifteen 16 – sixteen 17… Read Article →

LIKE A HOLE IN THE HEAD CHAPTER ONE In theory it seemed to me to be a pretty bright, money making idea, But it only took around four months for the fact to sink in that The Jay Benson School of Shooting was headed for a flop. Of course, I should have known. The previous… Read Article →

Oh yea yeah Oh yeah I’m sitting here alone up in my room And thinking about the times that we’ve been through oh my love I’m looking at a picture in my hand Trying my best to understand I really want to know what we did wrong With a love that felt so strong If… Read Article →

Before You Refactor At some point every programmer will need to refactor existing code. But before you do so please think about the following, as this could save you and others a great deal of time (and pain): The best approach for restructuring starts by taking stock of the existing codebase and the tests written… Read Article →

Most foreign and second language classes provide students with exposure to a variety of topics. Beginning level texts typically jump from topic to topic (e. g. “shopping,” “ordering food,” “families”), “readers” usually include several different kinds of short articles (e. g. “nonverbal communication,” “mind, body and health,”) and short stories, and introductory courses in literature… Read Article →

City of Bones Book One of the Mortal Instruments Cassandra Clare [v0.9 Scanned & Spellchecked by the_usual] [v1.0 Proofed by the_usual] CONTENTS Acknowledgments Part One Dark Descent 1 Pandemonium 2 Secrets and Lies 3 Shadowhunter 4 Ravener 5 Clave and Covenant 6 Forsaken 7 The Five-Dimensional Door 8 Weapon of Choice 9 The Circle and… Read Article →

There are many aspects of life in U. S. that are not available in any guide or rulebook. This article compiles a list of practical tips shared by contributors on path2usa. com. These tips are likely to be useful for people who have just moved to the country. What is say: What not to say!… Read Article →

Study Suggests Even Very Young Children Can Recall Past Events May 11, 2011 – New research challenges the notion that very young children do not form memories, finding that they do but that the memories often fade over time. Most adults remember little before their third or fourth birthdays, and the thinking has been that… Read Article →

8. The Armstrong Kidnapping Case They found M. Bouc finishing an omelet. “I thought it best to have lunch served immediately in the restaurant car,” he said. “Afterwards it will be cleared and M. Poirot can conduct his examination of the passengers there. In the meantime I have ordered them to bring us three some… Read Article →

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced his government plans to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on weapons modernization by 2020. In his address to parliament earlier this year, Putin said Russia must be strong enough to fend off any threats from abroad, so missile production will double starting in 2013. Analysts in Moscow… Read Article →

Global Economic Downturn: Crisis of Political Economy George Friedman Classical political economists like Adam Smith or David Ricardo never used the term “economy” by itself. They always used the term “political economy.” For classical economists, it was impossible to understand politics without economics or economics without politics. The two fields are certainly different but they… Read Article →

The aging orc shaman Ner’zhul has seized control of the Horde and reopened the Dark Portal. His brutal warriors once again encroach upon Azeroth, laying siege to the newly constructed stronghold of Nethergarde Keep. There, the archmage Khadgar and the Alliance commander, Turalyon, lead humanity and its elven and dwarven allies in fighting this new… Read Article →

Amanda Ursell I come from a family of ‘large people’. Can eating well overcome what seems a genetic destiny to be big? The answer is yes. If you watch your calorie intake and match it with your calorie needs, you can maintain a normal body weight throughout life, whatever your family’s combined vital statistics. This… Read Article →

I Never Needed You To Be Strong I Never Needed You For Pointing Out My Wrongs I Never Needed Pain, I Never Needed Strain My Love For You Is Strong Enough You Should Have Known I Never Needed You For Judgment I Never Needed You To Question What I Spend I Never Ask For Help… Read Article →

Susan Sontag On Photography Penguin Books 1979 Contents In Plato’s Cave America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly Melancholy Objects The Heroism of Vision Photographic Evangels The Image-World A Brief Anthology of Quotations For Nicole Stephane It all started with one essay – about some of the problems, aesthetic and moral, posed by the omnipresence of photographed… Read Article →

Brian had asked Dave to help him out with cutting his rather large garden hedge after work, so Dave went straight over to Brian’s home. When they got to the front door, Brian went straight up to his wife, gave her a big hug and told her how beautiful she was and how much he… Read Article →

6. The Training Center has a tower designed exclusively for the tributes and their teams. This will be our home until the actual Games begin. Each district has an entire floor. You simply step onto an elevator and press the number of your district. Easy enough to remember. I’ve ridden the elevator a couple of… Read Article →

THE ENGINEER’S THUMB OF ALL the problems which have been submitted to my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, for solution during the years of our intimacy, there were only two which I was the means of introducing to his notice-that of Mr. Hatherley’s thumb, and that of Colonel Warburton’s madness. Of these the latter may have… Read Article →

By J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Chapter Ten. Kreacher’s Tale Harry woke early next morning, wrapped in a sleeping bag on the drawing room floor. A chink of sky was visible between the heavy curtains. It was the cool, clear blue of watered ink, somewhere between night and dawn, and everything… Read Article →

Bad Medicine by Robert Sheckley On May 2, 2103, Elwood Caswell walked rapidly down Broadway with a loaded revolver hidden in his coat pocket. He didn’t want to use the weapon, but feared he might anyhow. This was a justifiable assumption, for Caswell was a homicidal maniac. It was a gentle, misty spring day and… Read Article →

Meet me on the moon very very soon Meet me on the stars Jupiter and Mars Fly me to a star Burning out in space shining on my face Fly me through the night on your Silver Wings Over crystal seas Valleys of the Kings By the lilac shore where the dragon flies In the… Read Article →

At the Great American Lunch Hour young George O’Kelly straightened his desk deliberately and with an assumed air of interest. No one in the office must know that he was in a hurry, for success is a matter of atmosphere, and it is not well to advertise the fact that your mind is separated from… Read Article →

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” Mahatma Gandhi “If you only do what you know you can do – you never do very much.” Tom Krause “Reach high, for stars… Read Article →

Top Ten Guidelines for Homepage Usability Summary: A company’s homepage is its face to the world and the starting point for most user visits. Improving your homepage multiplies the entire website’s business value, so following key guidelines for homepage usability is well worth the investment. Homepages are the most valuable real estate in the world…. Read Article →

Article Date: 21 Jul 2011 – 7:00 PDT Artificial intelligence has been the inspiration for countless books and movies, as well as the aspiration of countless scientists and engineers. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have now taken a major step toward creating artificial intelligence – not in a robot or a silicon… Read Article →

Airplane mode. My favorite feature on my cell phone is called “airplane mode”. You flip a little switch and it takes the whole thing off the grid. The switch is orange, meaning that it is probably extra dire if you flip it, meaning that I take extra pleasure out of flipping it. Airplane mode is… Read Article →

5 It was pouring with rain when Lisa’s plane landed at Dublin airport early on Saturday afternoon. When she’d taken off from London, she’d foolishly assumed that she couldn’t possibly feel worse, but one look at the rain-soaked view of Dublin made her see the error of her ways. Dermot, her taxi-driver to the city-centre,… Read Article →

The Gibson Guitar Corporation, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, is a manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars. Gibson also owns and makes guitars under such brands as Epiphone, Kramer, Valley Arts, Tobias, Steinberger, and Kalamazoo. In addition to guitars, the company makes pianos through its Baldwin unit, Slingerland drums, as well as many accessory items…. Read Article →

1 00:01:20,314 – > 00:01:21,747 Hey, dad. 2 00:01:21,815 – > 00:01:22,849 Hey, buddy. 3 00:01:23,392 – > 00:01:24,979 – What’s in the bag? – Uh-uh! 4 00:01:25,136 – > 00:01:26,972 What is it? Come on. What’s in the bag? 5 00:01:31,427 – > 00:01:33,130 No way. Where’d you get it? 6 00:01:33,203 – >… Read Article →

The Matrix I know you’re out there. I can feel you now. I know that you’re afraid. You’re afraid of us. You’re afraid of change. I don’t know the future. I didn’t come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it’s going to begin. I’m… Read Article →

Let’s Go to Vegas! Sandra had not been to Las Vegas in more than a year. She was excited. Her sister Janice was coming by to pick her up in about ten minutes. Sandra finished putting her toothbrush and toothpaste into her travel bag; those were the last two items on her “to pack” list…. Read Article →

I ARRIVE HOME that afternoon, feeling weary and misera-ble. Suddenly, triple-A-rated jobs in Banking and Harrods with Luke Brandon seem miles away. Real life isn’t swanning round Knightsbridge In a taxi, choosing £1,000 suitcases, is it? This is real life. Home to a tiny flat which still smells of curry, And a pile of nasty… Read Article →

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