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 What's New - April 2001
April 20, 2001: We haven't had a game in a while, so here's intermediate level Token Flip.
April 11: 2001: I posted a correction today for the first of the bugs uncovered by granddaughter Kristen: In PrimeFactors1, results will be invalid for numbers with prime factors exceeding 2
April 8, 2001: Here's the Easter dates program just in time for this season.
www.delphiforfun.org /whatsnew/WhatsNew_Apr2001.htm   (1338 words)

  
 April'2001 Digest
IBM with its PowerPC - in April the company has announced the PowerPC IAP (Internet Appliance Platform) - the RISC core, a memory interface, a LCD display interface and other similar components that are built into the chip.
For example, Infineon at the end of April has completed the construction of the industrial unit of its 300th DRAM factory which will start producing 0.14-micron chips in the second half of this year.
In April in the field of DVD the defining factors were, first, DVD+RW 1.0 specification, released by Philips, defining physical, optical and mechanical characteristics of 4,7 GB and 9,4 GB 120 mm DVD+RW disks.
www.digit-life.com /articles/digest200104/index.html   (2627 words)

  
 April 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Most people are aware that Easter is celebrated in April, Daylight Savings Time begins in April as well (April 01, at 2:00 am).We also have Arbor Day on April 27.
Some jokes are kept up the entire day before the victim realizes what day it is. The most clever April Fools joke is the one where everyone laughs, especially the person upon whom the joke is played.
Some of the goals of NPM are to introduce more people to the pleasures of reading poetry, to introduce poetry as a more important part of school curriculum, to increase public and private philanthropic support for poets and poetry.
www.wishingwell.org /Newsletters/APRIL2001[5].html   (3614 words)

  
 MustangWorks.com: The Internet's Ford Mustang Power Source!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
"The 2001 Mustang Bullitts are arriving at the dealers!" one reader Emailed to us, along with others who have had the new steeds on order and have been anxiously awaiting their arrival.
We have an update on the 2001 Mustang being built for Pro 5.0 competition by Steve Grebeck for the Halprin family.
We have just been informed by several readers who have had 2001 Cobra's on order that they have received the call from their dealer telling them their Cobra has arrived at the dealership, and it will be available for pickup in a day or two.
www.mustangworks.com /autonews/arc3-2001.html   (1474 words)

  
 Mars Global Surveyor MOC2-283 Release
In April 1998, nearly a year before MGS reached its Primary Mission mapping orbit, several tests of the spacecraft's ability to be pointed at specific features was conducted with great success (e.g., Mars Pathfinder landing site, Viking 1 site, and Cydonia landforms).
On April 8, 2001, the first opportunity since April 1998 arose to turn the spacecraft and point the MOC at the popular "Face on Mars" feature.
An earlier picture obtained in June 2000 was combined with the new, April 2001 image, to produce a stereo ("3-D") view of the western portion of the hill ("3-D" glasses with red for left eye and blue for right eye are needed to view the anaglyph).
mars.jpl.nasa.gov /mgs/msss/camera/images/moc_5_24_01/face   (560 words)

  
 Al-Qaida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Issued statement in February 1998 under the banner of "The World Islamic Front for Jihad Against the Jews and Crusaders" saying it was the duty of all Muslims to kill US citizens, civilian and military, and their allies everywhere.
On September 11, 2001, 19 al-Qa’ida suicide attackers hijacked and crashed four US commercial jets -- two into the World Trade Center in New York City, one into the Pentagon near Washington, DC, and a fourth into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania -- leaving nearly 3,000 individuals dead or missing.
In December 2001, suspected al-Qa’ida associate Richard Colvin Reid attempted to ignite a shoe bomb on a trans-Atlantic flight from Paris to Miami.
library.nps.navy.mil /home/tgp/qaida.htm   (891 words)

  
 April 30 Deadline Approaching Relating To Section 245(i) Adjustment of Status   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is reminding the public that there is a very short window of opportunity, which ends April 30, 2001, for individuals to preserve their eligibility to file for adjustment of status under Section 245(i).
It is not necessary to apply for Section 245(i) adjustment of status on or before April 30, 2001.
The immigrant visa petition must be either received by the INS or, if mailed, postmarked on or before April 30, 2001.
uscis.gov /graphics/publicaffairs/advisories/245irem.htm   (198 words)

  
 Tax Guru-Ker$tetter Letter
On Tuesday, April 17, we received a call from National Public Radio in Washington DC, asking if I would be willing to be interviewed on the subject of filing tax returns late.
This time of year, around April 15, is a very confusing time for taxpayers and tax agencies alike.
It is the due date for the final 2000 tax payment and is also the due date for the first estimated tax payment for 2001.
www.taxguru.net /archive/2001_04_01_taxguruarchive.html   (1289 words)

  
 April 2001 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
An EP-3E United States Navy spyplane collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army fighter jet.
2001: January February March April May June July August September October November December
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_2001   (356 words)

  
 Desert One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
April 25, 1980 — A defining moment for President Jimmy Carter, for the American people and for America’s military.
April 26, 1980 — Staff Sgt. J.J. Beyers lies unconscious in a Texas hospital bed.
The Air Force radio operator was one of the lucky few C-130 aircrew members to survive a ghastly collision and explosion between his aircraft and a helicopter on Iran’s Great Salt Desert.
www.af.mil /news/airman/0401/hostage.html   (2797 words)

  
 Cheney Panel Seeks Review Of Sanctions - Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council
According to a draft of the task force report, the United States should review the sanctions against the three countries because of the importance of their oil production to meeting domestic and global energy needs.
The April 10 draft acknowledges that sanctions can "advance" important national security and diplomatic goals.
The nation's energy security should be one of the priorities of U.S. domestic and foreign policy, according to a portion of the draft read to The Washington Post and confirmed by the White House.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/sanction/gensanc/2001/0419us.htm   (863 words)

  
 Outbreak of Salmonella serotype Kottbus Infections Associated with Eating Alfalfa Sprouts --- Arizona, California, ...
On March 12, 2001, the California Department of Health Services (CDHS) identified a cluster of Salmonella Kottbus isolates with indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns.
Kottbus infection with onset after January 2001 in a California resident with an isolate having the outbreak PFGE pattern.
Although the implicated seed lot was last used on March 29, the sprouter issued a voluntary recall of all sprout products on April 17, and ceased all sprout production pending further internal review of their production processes.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5101a3.htm   (1371 words)

  
 SOHO Hot Shot: Biggest Solar X-Ray Flare on Record
A 1.3M WAV file with a type II solar radio burst at 50 MHz, recorded during the initial shock wave by Thomas Ashcraft in New Mexico.
At 21:51 UT, Monday 2 April 2001, active region 9393 unleashed a major solar flare.
Now reclassified as at least an X20, it appears to be the biggest X-ray flare on record, most likely bigger than the one on 16 August 1989, also an X20 flare, and definitely more powerful that the famous 6 March 1989 flare which was related to the disruption of the power grids in Canada.
sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov /hotshots/X17   (519 words)

  
 Florida Bass Fishing Brag'n Board: April 2001
Trophy bass forecast is expected to be excellent this month due to the low water conditions which has the trophy bass trapped in the deep water canals.
Harney Pond Canal where the last BASSMASTER Eastern Invitational tournament was held (Jan. 11 - 13, 2001) and won from with a 44-pound, 4-ounce catch that included a trophy 9-pound, 7-ounce and an 8-pound, 5-ounce bass.
This trophy bass was caught on a red shad green glitter worm while they were bluegill fishing for 2 half days on April 7 and 8, 2001.
www.floridashinerfishing.com /bragnboard-apr-01.htm   (1842 words)

  
 April 2001
April 2001 Disasters - April 2, Bering Sea: Seattle-based fishing trawler, the Arctic Rose, disappeared in rough seas...
April 2001 - 3 Jodi Foster confirms that she's pregnant with her second child, who is due in November.
The Year in Entertainment: 2001 - January 2001 February 2001 March 2001 April 2001 May 2001 June 2001 July 2001 August 2001 September...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0878644.html   (965 words)

  
 April 12, 2001 Aurora Gallery
The CMEs were hurled into space by a pair of explosions: an M8-class flare on April 9th followed by a
The bridge is the Confederation Bridge which spans 13 kilometers connecting Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada.
I took all of these with a Canon SLR camera and a 28mm f/2.8 lens.
www.spaceweather.com /aurora/gallery_12apr01.html   (689 words)

  
 Newsfront - UNDP - United Nations Development Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Tuesday, 24 April 2001: With the education of thousands of Palestinian youths at stake, a new emergency fund to help students in Gaza and abroad pay university tuition and fees is appealing for support.
Tuesday, 24 April 2001: Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg joined in launching an initiative by UNDP and Norway to aid five Indian organizations helping poor communities recover from the Gujarat earthquake in a ceremony on 21 April in New Delhi.
The Prime Minister, on an official visit to India, expressed support for the role of UNDP in coordinating the UN Disaster Management Team in India and aiding international relief efforts for the thousands of victims of the earthquake in January.
www.undp.org /dpa/frontpagearchive/2001/april/24apr01/index.html   (722 words)

  
 April 2001 news archive: Digital Photography Review
Sunday, 22 April 2001 Forums: Become a registered poster After some 430,000 messages we've finally reached the stage at which we need to introduce registration for posting our forums.
Monday, 16 April 2001 Forums: access all areas The observant among you will no doubt have noticed we've been making some subtle improvements to the forums software over the last few days, the main thrust of which has been integration into a cleaner and more powerful database backend.
Last week we ran a generic IBM Microdrive satisfaction poll, we had 933 responses and although the majority of the results were in favour of the Microdrive it's clear that not everyone is happy (it's also clear that the newer 1 GB Microdrive is better).
www.dpreview.com /news/0104/archive.asp   (4614 words)

  
 UCSC Genome Bioinformatics Home
Human Dec. 2001 assembly (hg10) archived 27 Mar., 2003.
Human Aug. 2001 assembly (hg8)archived 15 Sep., 2002.
Human Apr. 2001 assembly (hg7) archived 17 May, 2002.
genome-archive.cse.ucsc.edu   (235 words)

  
 Bioinformatics 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Bioinformatics 2001 is the third major international bioinformatics meeting in Scandinavia.
It is organized jointly by bioinformatics groups from the Nordic countries, and aims to cover current developments in research on all aspects of bioinformatics.
Bioinformatics 2001, March 29 - April 1, Skövde, Sweden
www.ida.his.se /ida/bioinformatics2001   (140 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - April 2001 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As for Soriano's future, far be it from this humble columnist to question the prospects of a Yankee who's already been widely anointed as the American League's non-Japanese 2001 Rookie of the Year.
If, rather than 2001, this were 1961 and I held unlimited title to an outstanding 20-year-old pitcher, I would do something truly radical.
The Pirates are going to fall on their faces in 2001, which is going to disappoint a lot of the people who come to see the new ballpark.
espn.go.com /mlb/s/2001/0403/1166683.html   (17092 words)

  
 XRA Report for the period May 1999 to April 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Burleigh et al (2001, MNRAS, in press) have shown that the white dwarf companion to the bright A1 giant Beta Crateris possesses an unusually low mass, and has almost certainly evolved through binary interaction.
The variations are generally asymmetric about line centre, are larger in the core than in the wings and, in at least one object, show evidence for a double-peaked structure, possibly the signature of a disc-like structure for the line-emitting gas (Figure 2.7-5).
The CATSAT recovery funding plan ($2M), submitted in April, was rejected by NASA, citing unacceptable risk to the ICESAT mission as the main reason.
www.star.le.ac.uk /report/report.html   (20342 words)

  
 Paracelsus Rambles: April 2001 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
First I went to gawk at the pictures, then I discovered that the prose and links at the bottom are also very good.
Find out why: APOD: 2001 April 15 - Diffraction Spikes: When Stars Look Like Crosses.
The April 18th edition was a nicely animated tesseract, that elusive higher dimensional polyhedron.
www.starchamber.com /archives/2001_04.html   (819 words)

  
 Text Mining Workshop, April 7, 2001 (Chicago)
A one-day workshop on Web Mining is being held in conjunction with SDM 2001 in Chicago (April '01) to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines to present their current approaches and results in text mining.
Attendees are required to register for SDM 2001 so that no separate registration is needed for this workshop.
To guarantee consideration, manuscripts must be received by January 25, 2001, and must be no more than 10 pages excluding figures, tables, and references.
www.cs.utk.edu /tmw01   (297 words)

  
 Status Report - April 2001
In a meeting of the Advisory Committee in February 2001, a proposal for Strategic Reorganization of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative has been discussed, following the decision in the AC meeting in Ottawa in October 2000.
The background for this proposal was the realization that the DCMI has organically grown out of the initial Workshop Series, but that as deployment of DC metadata grows, there is a need for increased stability of the standards and associated activities.
In December 2000 and January 2001, a number of conference calls have taken place to discuss several drafts of this; in early February a subset of the AC met in Madeira to discuss the final draft.
dublincore.org /news/communications/statusreport-200104.shtml   (3284 words)

  
 D-Lib Magazine (April 2001)
ICDM '01: The 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, 29 November - 2 December 2001, San Jose, California, USA.
ACH/ALLC 2001 - Joint International Conference of the Association for Computers and the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, 13 - 17 June 2001, New York City, New York, USA.
2001 Informing Science Conference: Where Parallels Intersect, 19 - 22 June 2001, Krakow, Poland.
www.dlib.org /dlib/april01/04contents.html   (979 words)

  
 NBA PRESS RELEASE: 2nd April 2001
The shameful and exceedingly vulgar display of administrative might of the State was further showcased with production warrants for old cases being submitted to the Dhar Jail Superintendent.
Production warrants for 6 cases against Chittaroopa Palit and 5 cases from the Mandleshwar Court were received by the Jail Superintendent to be produced in the Mandleshwar Court on the 3rd and 4th of April.
Production warrants for Chittaroopa Palit have also been served from Khargone Court directing her to be produced there on 4th of April.
www.narmada.org /nba-press-releases/april-2001/in.jail.for.12th.day.html   (608 words)

  
 Florida Bass Fishing Testimonials: April 2001
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2001 7:40 PM Well Captain, myself and Shawn Ferbrache had a fine time.
Date: Monday, April 16, 2001 9:23 AM Those sure were some nice bass.
Thanks for Great Fishing Trip, my wife and I enjoyed our stay and fishing with our guide Bob on Thursday/Friday April 5/6 (we were the couple that had to wait with everyone on the dock when the local guy had to be flown in to the hospital because of the airboat accident).
www.floridashinerfishing.com /testimonial-apr-01.htm   (981 words)

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