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CHAPTER 1 THE PLAGUE The snow came down so thickly, it formed fragile snowballs in the air that tumbled and melted as soon as they landed on the horses lined up along the dock. It was four in the morning and the place was coming alive and Captain Samson had never seen the dock in… Read Article →

Dmitry Sergeyevich Likhachov was an outstanding Russian scholar who was considered the world’s foremost expert in Old Russian language and literature. He has been called “a guardian of national culture” and “Russia’s conscience”. The same year he graduated from the Leningrad University (1928), Likhachov was arrested for his speech criticising the Bolshevik reform of Russian… Read Article →

Political tremors in Turkey precede election 17/05 08:53 CET Political tensions in Turkey continue to climb ahead of a parliamentary election planned for less than one month away. A violent demonstration in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, whose population is predominantly Kurdish, erupted on Monday after security forces killed at least 12 Kurdish militants crossing… Read Article →

Chapter 1 The Old Code A sword shone in the sun. ‘Not bad!’ shouted Sir* Bowen. Then he pulled out his sword and started to fight Prince Einon. The prince fell to the ground. ‘But you’ll have to fight harder than that, or you’ll die!’ laughed Sir Bowen. Sir Bowen was one of King Freyne’s… Read Article →

Whether or not you know what encryption is, you probably rely on it more than you think. We use encryption every day as part of online banking, online shopping, and every other kind of internet transaction. As more and more commerce and types of transactions occur over the internet, we will continue to rely on… Read Article →

At 19, Sean Parker helped create Napster. At 24, he was founding president of Facebook. At 30, he’s the hard-partying, press-shy genius of social networking, a budding billionaire, and about to be famous – played by Justin Timberlake in David Fincher’s new film, The Social Network. Sean Parker was sitting in World Civilization class at… Read Article →

Early humans dreamed of going faster and further than they could on foot. They probably first achieved this in northern countries before 3000 BC (before Christ) using skis. The wheel was invented around 3500 BC but carts were very slow without roads. So for many centuries the fastest and most popular means of transport was… Read Article →

HEARTS OF THREE BY JACK LONDON FOREWORD I hope the reader will forgive me for beginning this Foreword with a brag. In truth, this yarn is a celebra Tion. By its completion I celebrate my fortieth birth Day, my fiftieth book, my sixteenth year in the writing Game, and a new departure. ” Hearts of… Read Article →

Ancient monster whale more fearsome than Moby Dick 18:00 30 June 2010 by Jessica Hamzelou The fossilised skull of a colossal whale with a killer bite has been uncovered by a team who reckon the monster shared the Miocene oceans with a giant shark. The bones, dated to 12 to 13 million years ago, were… Read Article →

Infinitive or – ing? Sometimes we need to decide whether to use a verb in its: -ing form (doing, singing) Or Infinitive form (to do, to sing). For example, only one of the following sentences is correct. Which one? * I dislike working late. (???) * I dislike to work late. (???) When to use… Read Article →

CHAPTER XXXVIII – CONCLUSION Reader, I married him. A quiet wedding we had: he and I, the parson and clerk, were alone present. When we got back from church, I went into the kitchen of the manor-house, where Mary was cooking the dinner and John cleaning the knives, and I said – “Mary, I have… Read Article →

The Golden Hair Girl Many, many years ago there was a great magician, Poloza, who was known for as keeper of the Ural mountains’ treasures. This magician had hundreds of guards who watched over all his gold, silver, and jewels he had. But living among such valuable possession, he treasured most of all his daughter… Read Article →

Dune Frank Herbert Copyright 1965 Book 1 DUNE = = = = = = A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are Correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of The life of Muad’Dib, then, take care that you first place him… Read Article →

A. We use would (‘d) when we imagine a situation or action: * It would be nice to have a holiday but we can’t afford it. * I’m not going to bed yet. I’m not tired and I wouldn’t sleep. We use would have (done) when we imagine situations or actions in the past: *… Read Article →

An excerpt out of From Julia Child’s Kitchen One of my early remembrances of restaurant life was going to Tijuana in 1925 or 1926 with my parents, who were wildly excited that they should finally lunch at Caesar’s restaurant. Tijuana, just south of the Mexican border from San Diego, was flourishing then, in the prohibition… Read Article →

TWILIGHT Stephenie Meyer For my big sister, Emily, Without whose enthusiasm this story might still be unfinished. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, Thou shalt not eat of it: For in the day that thou eatest thereof Thou shalt surely die. Genesis 2:17 PREFACE I’d never given much thought to… Read Article →

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – The man who refuses to leave Ivory Coast’s presidency faced new threats to his grasp on power after regional leaders threatened to remove him by force if necessary. Meanwhile, the U. N.’s refugee agency said Saturday that at least 14,000 Ivorians have fled the chaos of their homeland, trekking for days… Read Article →

Once upon a time there was a boy named Jhonathan. He was smart, handsome, and very brave. But, Jhonathan was cobblers son. One days his father said, “Jhonathan, you must go and seek your fortune. You are old enough.” Jhonathan, being a smart boy knew he better ask the king for work. So, he set… Read Article →

One weekend a lawyer from New York decided to go bird hunting in Vermont. The lawyer drove to Vermont and found a good hunting spot near a farm. The lawyer sees a bird, shoots it and watches fall to the ground on the other side of the barns fence. The lawyer, thinking to himself that’s… Read Article →

He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish. In the first forty days a boy had been with him. But after forty days without a fish the boy’s parents had told him that the old man was… Read Article →

One morning the old Water-rat put his head out of his hole. He hadbright beady eyes and stiff grey whiskers and his tail was like a long bit of black india-rubber. The little ducks were swimming about in the pond, looking just like a lot of yellow canaries, and their mother, who was pure white… Read Article →

GEORGE R. R. MARTIN A DANCE WITH DRAGONS JON They brought forth the King-Beyond-the-Wall with his hands bound by hempen rope and a noose around his neck. The other end of the rope was looped about the saddle horn of Ser Godry Farring’s courser. The Giantslayer and his mount were armored in silvered steel inlaid… Read Article →

THE MUCKER Edgar Rice Burroughs BALLANTINE BOOKS. NEW YORK THE MUCKER: Originally published serially in All-Story Cavalier Weekly. Copyright (c) 1914, By The Frank A. Munsey Co. THE RETURN OF THE MUCKER: Sequel to THE MUCKER. Originally published serially in All-Story Weekly. Copyright (c) 1916, by The Frank A. Munsey Co. First Ballantine Edition: January,… Read Article →

Fast Food Facts What is fast food and why is it so popular? Fast food refers to food that can be prepared and served quickly. Fast food restaurants usually have a walk up counter or drive-thru window where you order and pick up your food. Some recognizable fast food restaurants are: 1.Burger restaurants: McDonalds, Burger… Read Article →

Kazan (Russian: Каза́нь; Tatar Cyrillic: Казан, Latin: Qazan) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. With a population of 1,143,600 (2010 Census preliminary results), it is the eighth most populous city in Russia. Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. In April 2009,… Read Article →

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Implementation Delivery Engineer will be providing services to EMC Customers. The extent of these services will include installing, upgrading, configuring, troubleshooting and supporting EMC products, and the integration of these products with others in a dynamic customer environment that may be complex. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Technical Functions: Provides software related custom… Read Article →

Harris and his wife were on holiday and cycling through Holland, The wife sat on the tandem behind her husband. The roads were stony and the machine jumped a good deal. “Sit tight”, said Harris, without turning his head. Mrs. Harris thought he had said “Jump off”, so she did jump off, while Harris pedalled… Read Article →

This is the VOA Special English Development Report. There are different ways to store fish. Two ways to keep fish for future use are canning and freezing. Two other methods are drying and smoking. Today we have the first of two reports describing, step by step, how to prepare dried or smoked fish. Begin with… Read Article →

That was the week Ann Taylor came to teach summer school at Green Town Central. It was the summer of her twenty-fourth birthday, and it was the summer when Bob Spaulding was just fourteen. Every one remembered Anna Taylor, for she was that teacher for whom all the children wanted to bring huge oranges or… Read Article →

Ivan Pidkova To V. I. Sternberg (A Fragment) At one time in Ukraina Cannons roared like thunder; At one time the Zaporozhtsy Knew the path to power. So they ruled and they acquired Glory, yes, and freedom; That is past – they’ve left behind them Tombs upon the meadows. And those tombs are high and… Read Article →

Stephanie Meyer New Moon For my dad, Stephen Morgan – No one has ever been given more loving and unconditional Support than I have been given by you. I love you, too. These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume. Romeo and Juliet,… Read Article →

Chinese Style – It’s seven twenty o’clock. American Style – It’s seven twenty. Chinese Style – Your coat is broken. American Style – Your coat is torn. Chinese Style – Susan didn’t make a fault anyway. American Style – Susan didn’t make a mistake anyway. Chinese Style – Would you mind posting this letter for… Read Article →

Meaning The heart of the matter; the basic essentials; the harsh realities. Origin Any turn of phrase that is suspected as being racist is subject to close scrutiny, especially in the USA; hence the euphemistic ‘N-word’. Reports that a harmless word like picnic originated as the name of a lynching party only have to be… Read Article →

Being an SCJP 6 means you must be at one with the object-oriented aspects of Java. You Must dream of inheritance hierarchies, the power of polymorphism must flow through You, cohesion and loose coupling must become second nature to you, and composition Must be your bread and butter. This chapter will prepare you for all… Read Article →

This book is dedicated to Haris and Farah, both the noor of my eyes, and to the women of Afghanistan. PART ONE 1. Mariam was five years old the first time she heard the word harami. It happened on a Thursday. It must have, because Mariam remembered that she had been restless and preoccupied that… Read Article →

‘I know what you need.’ Elizabeth looked up from her sociology text, startled, and saw a rather nondescript young man in a green fatigue jacket. For a moment she thought he looked familiar, as if she had known him before; the feeling was close to deja vu. Then it was gone. He was about her… Read Article →

Specifications are an effective way to document, communicate, and achieve agreement on a design. Axure RP generates specifications in Microsoft Word’s DOCX format which has been the default format for Word since Word 2007. You do not need Word installed to generate the specification, but you will need Word to edit the Word template or… Read Article →

THE LITTLE PRINCE By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Translated from the French by Katherine Woods Copyright 1943 by Harcourt Brace and Company CHARACTERS Little Prince Pilot King Conceited Man Tippler Geographer Business Man Merchant Lamp Lighter Fox Snake Rose(s) “Six years ago,” writes Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, “I made a forced landing in the Sahara, alone, a… Read Article →

Can You Really Make A Living Trading Forex? Aspiring traders often ask me whether or not it’s really possible to make a living trading the Forex market. The short answer is yes. The longer answer is, yes you can make a living trading the Forex market but you have to consistently do a lot of… Read Article →

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Chapter I DOWN THE RABBIT-HOLE Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, “and… Read Article →

Note: If you have not done so already please read part 1 first: The Best Currency Pairs to Trade Please Remember to Make A Comment Below to Show Your Support / Feedback (tell me what you think) In the first part of this article we discussed which currency pairs are the best to trade and… Read Article →

Chapter One Fire, Cassie thought. All around her she saw blazing autumn colors. The yellow-orange of sugar maple, the brilliant red of sassafras, the crimson of sumac bushes. It was as if the entire world was flaming with Faye’s element. And I’m trapped in the middle of it. The sick feeling in the pit of… Read Article →

Color in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a very different reaction in somone else. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to cultural background. Color theory is a science in itself. Studying how colors affect different people, either individually or as a group,… Read Article →

Jewelry for Guys Oct 10 2011 Intro Most guys aren’t very interested in fashion, at least according to stereotype. But maybe they’d be more into it if they had more options. When it comes to creating the perfect ensemble, women just have a lot more to choose from than men. For one thing, women can… Read Article →

Synopsis: A searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy’s Masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the Ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and When the snow falls it is gray. They sky is dark. Their destination is… Read Article →

The desire for sons has created a severe shortage of marriageable young women. As their value rises, unscrupulous men are trading them around the subcontinent and beyond as if they were a mere commodity Tripla’s parents sold her for £170 to a man who had come looking for a wife. He took her away with… Read Article →

Eddie was a carpet fitter, and he hated it. For ten years he had spent his days sitting, squatting, kneeling or crawling on floors, in houses, offices, shops, factories and restaurants. Ten years of his life, cutting and fitting carpets for other people to walk on, without even seeing them. When his work was done,… Read Article →

The Two Towers J. R. R. Tolkien Book III Chapter 1 THE DEPARTURE OF BOROMIR Aragorn sped on up the hill. Every now and again he bent to the ground. Hobbits go light, and their footprints are not easy even for a Ranger to read, but not far from the top a spring crossed the… Read Article →

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