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Ascertainment of the law on any given point in domestic legal orders is not Usually too difficult a process. In the English legal system, for example, One looks to see whether the matter is covered by an Act of Parliament And, if it is, the law reports are consulted as to how it has been… Read Article →

Karl Heinrich Marx (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883) was a German philosopher, sociologist, historian, political economist, political theorist and revolutionary socialist, who developed the socio-political theory of Marxism. His Marxist ideas played a significant role in both the development of modern social science and also in the socialist political movement. He published various… Read Article →

Abstract The present invention provides a non-drying sealer composition which does not substantially swell or shrink non-polar vulcanized rubber products. The non-drying sealer composition is suitable for sealing a gap between a sheet-metal flange and the inside of a trim part by charging the composition into the trim part of the weatherstrip for an automobile…. Read Article →

“Do you think that I could be scary?” He raised one eyebrow, and the faint trace of a smile lightened his face. I thought for a moment, wondering whether the truth or a lie would go over better. I decided to go with the truth. “Hmmm… I think you could be, if you wanted to.”… Read Article →

CHAPTER FOUR TURKISH DELIGHT “BUT what are you?” said the Queen again. “Are you a great overgrown dwarf that has cut off its beard?” “No, your Majesty,” said Edmund, “I never had a beard, I’m a boy.” “A boy!” said she. “Do you mean you are a Son of Adam?” Edmund stood still, saying nothing…. Read Article →

You Can’t Kill the Rooster He’ll never hold elected office or own more than one sport coat, but you won’t find anyone more loyal than my younger brother By David Sedaris | Jun 1, 1998 When I was young, my father was transferred, and our family moved from western New York State to Raleigh, North… Read Article →

GOSSIP GIRL All I want is EVERYTHING! VOLUME 3 . . . . Cecily von Ziegesar Warning: all the real names of places, people and events were curtailed to protect the innocent. I mean, I do. Hi, guys! Christmas in New York is truly magical, especially in the uptown. The air smells like snow falling,… Read Article →

Interfaces There are a number of situations in software engineering when it is important for disparate groups of programmers to agree to a “contract” that spells out how their software interacts. Each group should be able to write their code without any knowledge of how the other group’s code is written. Generally speaking, interfaces are… Read Article →

Writing Software Requirements Specifications by Donn Le Vie, Jr. Here’s the scenario: You’re finishing up your latest HTML Help project…no more late nights or weekends…back to a “normal” 50-hour work week. That’s when the development team lead strolls into your office and says she just got your manager’s okay for you to help the development… Read Article →

PART III A is A CHAPTER I ATLANTIS When she opened her eyes, she saw sunlight, green leaves and a man’s face. She thought: I know what this is. This was the world as she had expected to see it at sixteen – and now she had reached it – and it seemed so simple,… Read Article →

При всем желании рисунки вставить не получилось. The BOOK of RUNES A Handbook for the Use of An Ancient Oracle: The Viking Runes Tenth Anniversary Edition Commentary by Ralph H. Blum This book is lovingly dedicated to Margaret Mead To lend courage to virtue and ardor to truth… – Dr. Samuel Johnson CONTENTS Acknowledgments 7… Read Article →

I looked forward to see Alice, Rosalie, Emmett, and Jasper all sliding into the Volvo. In his rearview mirror, Edward’s eyes were on me. He was unquestionably shaking with laughter, as if he’d heard every word Tyler had said. My foot itched toward the gas pedal… one little bump wouldn’t hurt any of them, just… Read Article →

Although we may love our pets and try to be sure they get enough exercise, we can sometimes forget to spend time playing with a pet. Supervising a dog that is running in the dog park or watching a cat play with a new toy is not enough. Pets also need our undivided attention and… Read Article →

1. It’s not one big thing You may well ask: “How can I start using HTML5 if older browsers don’t support it?” But the question itself is misleading. HTML5 is not one big thing; it is a collection of individual features. So you can’t detect “HTML5 support,” because that doesn’t make any sense. But you… Read Article →

Even if we don’t always measure well, we tend to measure often. That’s why this book is about how to measure both often and well. You would be amazed to know how many times on an average workday you are involved in some form of measurement. It is the ubiquity of measurement that makes it… Read Article →

Chapter VI The Cowperwood family was by this time established in its new and larger And more tastefully furnished house on North Front Street, facing the River. The house was four stories tall and stood twenty-five feet on the Street front, without a yard. Here the family began to entertain in a small way, and… Read Article →

The dictionary defines music as “the arrangement of sounds made by the instruments or voices in a way that is pleasant or exciting”. But in fact music is a much more complicated notion. Music isn’t a combination of pleasant sounds only. It is the art that reflects life. Moreover, it reflects ideas and emotions using… Read Article →

Walter Elias “Walt” Disney was a film producer, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, international icon, and philanthropist. Walt is well-known for his influence in the entertainment industry during the twentieth century. Walt co-founded Walt Disney Productions with his brother Roy O. Disney and became one of the most famous motion picture producers of… Read Article →

The young girl’s face twists in terror. The stalker’s shadow advances, ax held high. Your heart is pounding along with the music as you squirm in your theater seat. The silhouetted ax starts to descend… Is this your idea of a fun night at the movies? Psychologists have long theorized about why some people revel… Read Article →

I HAVE a rendezvous with Death At some disputed barricade, When Spring comes back with rustling shade And apple-blossoms fill the air – I have a rendezvous with Death When Spring brings back blue days and fair. It may be he shall take my hand And lead me into his dark land And close my… Read Article →

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being By Milan Kundera PART ONE Lightness and Weight The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other Philosophers with it: to think that everything recurs as we once experienced it, and that The recurrence itself recurs ad infinitum! What does this mad myth signify?… Read Article →

The Old City of Akko (Acre) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In recent years, much work has been done to preserve and excavate historical sites and there’s plenty to see. Once a strategically important port, it seems that every nation or religious movement has tried to conquer Akko at one time or another. During… Read Article →

Four Musts When Starting a Business After operating my own business for 10-plus years I often get asked by new entreprenuers starting out what things I think are most important to someone starting up a new business. 1. Focus on your craft, but become an expert at sales. When I started I thought that I… Read Article →

JUNE 1, 2010, 12:45 PM Al and Tipper Gore Split Up By ADAM NAGOURNEY Mark Wilson/Getty Images Al Gore with his wife, Tipper, in 2007. Al and Tipper Gore announced today that they were separating after 40 years of marriage. The announcement came in the form of an e-mail message. Friends described the decision as… Read Article →

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams For Jonny Brock and Clare Gorst and all other Arlingtonians for tea, sympathy, and a sofa 1 1.1 Introduction Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at… Read Article →

F*ck! – Чёрт подери! F*ck it! – К чёрту! Не надо! Забей! Не обращай внимания! F*ck it! – Проклятье! (Выражение испуга или удивления) F*ck [something] – К чёрту [нечто]! F*ck this place! F*ck it all! – К чёрту всё! Или вот так: F*ck them all! – Пошли они все! F*ck the world! – Провались всё!… Read Article →

Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows The River Bank The Mole had been working very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home. First with brooms, then with dusters; then on ladders and steps and chairs, with a brush and a pail of whitewash; till he had dust in his throat and eyes, and… Read Article →

“Bond. James Bond.” Those words are recognized all over the world. And so is the man they introduce, the handsome, sophisticated spy, James Bond. Who could be more famous than Bond? Some people would say Q. Bond fans know that Q is the technical wizard who supplies Bond with creative and high tech gadgets before… Read Article →

Software Engineering, Not Computer Science “A scientist builds in order to learn; an engineer learns in order to build.” – Fred Brooks When interviewing candidates for programming jobs, one of my favorite interview questions is, “How would you describe your approach to software development?” I give them examples such as carpenter, fire fighter, architect, artist,… Read Article →

DEFINING AUTONOMY: A BRIEF PHILOSOPHICAL OVERVIEW The topic of human autonomy, or self-determination, has occupied philosophers, both Eastern and Western, since the onset of recorded thought. No short discussion could do justice to this history, so we briefly review just two broad traditions that are especially relevant. The first, based in post-Husserlian phenomenological studies (e…. Read Article →

One of the most memorable case studies on Japanese management was the case of the empty soap box, which happened in one of Japan’s biggest cosmetics companies. The company received a complaint that a consumer had bought a soap box that was empty. Immediately the authorities isolated the problem to the assembly line, which transported… Read Article →

If the current structural approaches to the interpretation of Greek vasepaintings have a common denominator, it is the model of structural linguistics. In this view, the imagery as a whole is taken to be a system of communication analogous to language and, like language, a social construct that makes no direct reference to an objectively… Read Article →

New measurements of exploding stars are challenging an upstart theory that dark energy is just an illusion caused by our location within a giant void. In 1998, astronomers reported that the universe’s expansion seems to be faster now than it was in the past, based on measurements of supernova explosions in both nearby and distant… Read Article →

A. We use could in a number of ways. Sometimes could is the past of can (see Unit 26C): * Listen. I can hear something. (now) * I listened. I could hear something. (past) But could is not only used in this way. We also in the future (especially to make a suggestion). For example:… Read Article →

Interview Questions: Work History – Name of company, position title and description, dates of employment. – Best Answers Interviewers expect a candidate for employment to be able to review their work history in detail. Be prepared to tell the interviewer the names of the companies you worked for, your job title, your starting and ending… Read Article →

A sphere is a sphere, right? Yes, if you mean a globe or a beach ball – what mathematicians call a two-dimensional sphere – but not if you are talking about a sphere in seven dimensions. Now the mathematician who discovered that spheres start to behave differently in higher dimensional space – an insight that… Read Article →

To my mind the best way to travel along the city is to walk. When you go on foot you do not depend on any kind of transport. You can observe the beauty of the buildings and landscapes wandering along the streets, you can go anywhere you like. These are the advantages. But of course… Read Article →

While Opera is the fastest growing browser, it remains a third option behind Internet Explorer and Firefox. Recently, Opera has become a free product and is currently being developed to support a wide range of operating systems and mobile platforms. Developers of the Opera browser have based their software on a number of useful features… Read Article →

Robert Burns John Barleycorn There was three kings into the east, Three kings both great and high, And they have sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn should die. They took a plough and ploughed him down, Put clods upon his head, And they have sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful… Read Article →

OUT there in the cold water, far from land, we waited every night for the coming of the fog, and it came, and we oiled the brass machinery and lit the fog light up in the stone tower. Feeling like two birds in the grey sky, McDunn and I sent the light touching out, red,… Read Article →

Джон Рональд Руэл Толкиен Ольга Ламонова Илья Михайлович Франк The Hobbit (Демо-версия) Chapter 1. An Unexpected Party (Глава 1. Неожиданные гости) In a hole in the ground (в норе под землей: “в земле”; hole – дыра, отверстие ) there lived a hobbit (жил-был хоббит). Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole (не в отвратительной, грязной, мокрой… Read Article →

Women who drink two or more cups of coffee a day are less likely to get depressed, research suggests. It is not clear why it might have this effect, but the authors believe caffeine in coffee may alter the brain’s chemistry. Decaffeinated coffee did not have the same effect. The findings, published in Archives of… Read Article →

AntiPattern Problem Technology is changing so rapidly that developers have trouble keeping up with the current versions of software and finding combinations of product releases that work together. Given that every commercial product line evolves through new product releases, the situation has become increasingly difficult for developers to cope with. Finding compatible releases of products… Read Article →

Is the galaxy full of orphans? Astronomers said Wednesday that space was littered with hundreds of billions of planets that had been ejected from the planetary systems that gave them birth and either were going their own lonely ways or were only distantly bound to stars at least 10 times as far away as the… Read Article →

Topic ‘Book is my best friend ‘ For me books are my best friends because I can not imagine my life without reading. Books form my ideas and my character. I like to read both English and Russian novels. Sometimes, when I have some free time I read books in the original. When I want… Read Article →

By Jessica Stillman | July 1, 2011 Since way back in high school English class, people have probably been urging you, as per George Orwell’s famous advice, to never use a long word where a short word will do. But this is one lesson that business often finds hard to take to heart. From ‘blue… Read Article →

TEPCO looking into radioactive water leak The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is trying to identify where highly radioactive water from the No.1 reactor’s containment vessel is flowing to, as the reactor is believed to have suffered a meltdown. Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, says the meltdown at the No.1 unit… Read Article →

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