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    I believe you are asking "What are milipids? ...

    I believe you are asking "What are milipids?

    Do you mean to ask "What are millipedes???"
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    Well, sometimes the land around the water is...

    Well, sometimes the land around the water is already developed, with no more room, so new land, (sometime islands, sometimes just an addition to the mainland) is built up so there is room for more...
  3. Yep sounds like it means someone is throwing...

    Yep sounds like it means someone is throwing money away. "Kids" sounds to be correct.

    Too bad it isn't dollars.

    Anyway, collect them up. Free money is no bad thing - however small the...
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    Embry Riddle is a good school, but so are Penn...

    Embry Riddle is a good school, but so are Penn State, University of Maryland, N.C. State University at Raliegh and many others of greater or lesser renown. You want to shop around and see which...
  5. Question: Is 2012 real?

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    What is real is that a lot of people seem to...

    What is real is that a lot of people seem to waste time worrying about it.

    Earthquakes, heat waves, droughts, tornadoes, etc. have been occurring for millions and millions of years. ...
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    And there are still books out there, I believe, ...

    And there are still books out there, I believe, that have biographies of many famous writers. Better get cracking on it. To do it right, and get a good grade, will take some time.
  7. My point was that writing "...velocity...

    My point was that writing "...velocity (speed)..." is misleading because it indicates that velocity and speed are equivalent in meaning.

    Concur with Infojunkie except to point out the only time...
  8. This actually should be under physics, and as it...

    This actually should be under physics, and as it is stated, I'm not really sure what the question is, but if I remember my basic physics...

    Velocity has a specific direction. Speed does not. ...
  9. Chelsey, For future reference, this type of...

    Chelsey,

    For future reference, this type of question goes better under, "home and garden" and then " home electronics".

    Unless your microwave is over a million years old, of course. ;-)
  10. I assume you mean August '41. One could wonder...

    I assume you mean August '41.

    One could wonder why Churchill would try to warn Stalin, who was basically Hitler's ally at the time, of a pending attack by the Germans on Russia, but not warn his...
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    Pure speculation on my part, but it might be the...

    Pure speculation on my part, but it might be the larva of some type of an insect or similar critter, and the body looks in the pictures like it might be a casing made up of, for example, earth, leaf...
  12. Yes, Hitler/Germany did declare war on the U.S....

    Yes, Hitler/Germany did declare war on the U.S. first. However, I'm not aware of any credible evidence that Churchill knew the attack on Pearl Harbor was coming. Lobstertrap, where did you get...
  13. Doubt it. "Tectonic' is a term related to the...

    Doubt it. "Tectonic' is a term related to the study of earth crust movement, and the results thereof. No direction is implied.
  14. OK nobody answered. I suspect it's because...

    OK nobody answered. I suspect it's because people don't understand what Geography is about and therefore do not see a reason to study it.
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    You may get more responses under the "Money and...

    You may get more responses under the "Money and Services" section which has "Taxes" as a topic.
  16. The $149 Nook has only Wi-Fy capability. For many...

    The $149 Nook has only Wi-Fy capability. For many folks that is fine. If you want to be able to download when away from a Wi-Fy hotspot, then the version of Nook that does that, through a 3-G...
  17. You also need to be able to understand what...

    You also need to be able to understand what subject matter is to be addressed under this area of the web site. This is a science area. If you don't know the difference, you have real problems way...
  18. You also need to be able to read what subject...

    You also need to be able to read what subject matter is to be addressed under this area of the web site. This is a science area. If you don't know the difference, you have real problems way...
  19. Now, now, don't get testy djn. In fact, it...

    Now, now, don't get testy djn.


    In fact, it is pretty darn common to have young folks move to be with someone they love. In any interview be honest. Just don't go into the whole, "I can't...
  20. Monika, As Clough says, you should not resign...

    Monika,

    As Clough says, you should not resign by e-mail. In fact it would be best, if possible, to resign in a face to face meeting with your supervisor, at the same time handing her/him a...
  21. Beats me... but I believe you mean "forth" not...

    Beats me... but I believe you mean "forth" not "fourth".
  22. Question: Bug identifying

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    The picture sure looks a lot like what is...

    The picture sure looks a lot like what is sometimes called a "pill bug" or "rollypolly" because they can curl up in a ball for protection. Not really a millipede, but probably related to some degree.
  23. Probably worth several hundred dollars -...

    Probably worth several hundred dollars - depending on condition and the particulars of it's printing. Try Civil War Price Guide or similar site by doing a search on "confederate currency".
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    While every organizations has "politics" to some...

    While every organizations has "politics" to some degree or the other, your's sounds pretty darn extreme, and kind of vicious. The only advise I would give is that in moving to a new location the...
  25. Sorry for the multi posts. The board didn't seem...

    Sorry for the multi posts. The board didn't seem to be functioning. Yes, the effort was started based on fears of European scientists that the Germans would gain the technology. They tried but...
  26. But please be clear, the bomb was not...

    But please be clear, the bomb was not specifically developed for use on Japan. The basis for the project was laid years before the US was even involved in the war.
  27. Longs' and Lats' are valid no matter what map...

    Longs' and Lats' are valid no matter what map used. Mercators merely distort things a bit. Probably being used in this exercise because it DOES distort things - making it hard to fudge the answer....
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    1 atm = 101325 pascal It's really not...

    1 atm = 101325 pascal



    It's really not hard to look these things up. You should try it.
  29. Question: Water column

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    This looks about right. ...

    This looks about right. En.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_column
  30. For the record... Zoology is NOT about zoos. ...

    For the record... Zoology is NOT about zoos. There is a "careers" section on this site that might work better for asking these type questions.
  31. Pretty much everybody got a German expert or two...

    Pretty much everybody got a German expert or two - not just America. Most likely there was a quite technology race going on for some time, but since the American public had no real clue about...
  32. Probably a homework question, but what the heck? ...

    Probably a homework question, but what the heck?

    For starters, we had no reason to engage in the war. Germany posed no threat to the U.S. Neither did the Japanese when they attacked the...
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    Got references? You should have some if...

    Got references? You should have some if possible. You don't have to name them if you don't want to, but you can say " References available upon request."

    Suggest you name specifically any...
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    From Wikipedia: "Winnie-the-Pooh was published...

    From Wikipedia: "Winnie-the-Pooh was published in 1926, followed by The House at Pooh Corner in 1928. A second collection of nursery rhymes, Now We Are Six, was published in 1927. All three books...
  35. At any rate here is a map giving you an idea of...

    At any rate here is a map giving you an idea of what is going on where in CA. Maps of Recent Earthquake Activity in California-Nevada

    As califdadof3 advises, have your plans made.
  36. KISS is correct. As I noted, the log of 8 using...

    KISS is correct. As I noted, the log of 8 using a base of 2 is 3.

    The log of 4 to base 2 is 2.

    I'm not trying to overly complicate it but trying to clarify for you why the "base" is...
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    Possibly... I've seen such discussions myself. ...

    Possibly... I've seen such discussions myself. I'm unsure of the present school of thought. But - Whatever else may have been happening, the meteor is most likely the thing that supplied the coupe...
  38. Oops, I'm late to the party. Well, for...

    Oops, I'm late to the party. Well, for posterity.

    Consider the number 10.

    If 10X10=100, the base number is 10. The logarithm of 100 using 10 as the basis (or "base") is 2 (note the...
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    This question belongs in "Meteorology". Be...

    This question belongs in "Meteorology".

    Be that as it may.

    NOAA has a pretty good history section in their "Tropical" weather section. Go to a NOAA weather forecast site and look down...
  40. I hope by now you have seen the many similar...

    I hope by now you have seen the many similar questions already answered. They are on the side or bottom of the page.
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    OK, anybody see this? BBC News - Dinosaur...

    OK, anybody see this? BBC News - Dinosaur extinction link to crater confirmed
  42. Helen Keller... blind and deaf at birth but...

    Helen Keller... blind and deaf at birth but gained fame as a writer and scholar. Helen Keller Biography - American Foundation for the Blind
  43. Admiral Grace Hopper who was a computer genious....

    Admiral Grace Hopper who was a computer genious.

    Madame Curie.

    Margaret Mead
  44. No! It's one of the many rumors that...

    No! It's one of the many rumors that mischievous people with way too much time on their hands make up just to worry other people.
  45. While Wegener first advanced the theory early in...

    While Wegener first advanced the theory early in the 20th Century, it took until the 1960s for the basic theory to be fully recognized as valid - based not only the relative shapes of the...
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    The issue, such as it is, has been discussed...

    The issue, such as it is, has been discussed elsewhere on this site. Suggest you look at those discussions. At least one is mentioned in the list on the right side of the page.
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    Snakes in the grass, alas. Capuchin nailed it....

    Snakes in the grass, alas.

    Capuchin nailed it. Means nothing except you may have a memory of a snake wandering around (metaphorically speaking) in your head.
  48. Did you try these guys? Sun Optical Lens...

    Did you try these guys? Sun Optical Lens Instruction Manuals and Review Material - ePHOTOzine.com
  49. Question: Average speed

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    Whoa! Average of what? 54 and 62? Gimme a...

    Whoa! Average of what? 54 and 62? Gimme a break! What if the final speed had been, say, 26 MPH? The average speed would have been 40 MPH if the teacher's method is used. How could he say 40...
  50. Question: Need some ideas

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    I'mnot an IT guy but suggest you look at what...

    I'mnot an IT guy but suggest you look at what skills other than strictly IT ones you will need in your target jobs. Emphasise in you work history those "other" skills you picked up or used along the...
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