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  YouTube - all about Steve - Boom!
Steve likes to say boom to insist on how fast h...
Steve likes to say boom to insist on how fast his software can react.
The Outhere Brothers - Boom Boom Boom (1994)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=r8L39UwOS-Y   (274 words)

  Factsheets : Sonic Boom : Sonic Boom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Boom intensity is greatest directly under the flight path, progressively weakening with greater horizontal distance away from the aircraft flight track.
For steady supersonic flight, the boom is described as a carpet boom since it moves with the aircraft as it maintains supersonic speed and altitude.
Therefore, for a boom to reach the ground, the aircraft speed relative to the ground must be greater than the speed of sound at the ground.
www.af.mil /factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=184   (1033 words)

 Boom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boom (sailing), spar at the foot of a sail on a sail boat.
A log boom was a barrier placed in a river, designed to collect and or contain floating logs timbered from nearby forests.
Boom is the name of a spar used on a Crane (machine).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boom   (283 words)

 Booms, Oil Program, US EPA
Containment booms are used to control the spread of oil to reduce the possibility of polluting shorelines and other resources, as well as to concentrate oil in thicker surface layers, making recovery easier.
All boom types are greatly affected by the conditions on the water; the higher the waves swell, the less effective booms become.
Booms can be fixed to a structure, such as a pier or a buoy, or towed behind or alongside one or more vessels.
www.epa.gov /oilspill/booms.htm   (662 words)

 Boom (sailing) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In sailing, a boom is a spar (pole), along the foot (bottom) of a fore and aft rigged sail, that greatly improves control of the angle and shape of the sail.
A downhaul may be attached to the boom near the gooseneck to pull the boom down and increase tension on the luff (forward edge) of the sail.
If the foot of the sail is attached to the boom, there may be hoops from the foot of the sail, around the boom, or there may be a track on the top fo the boom into which fittings on the foot of the sail are slid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boom_(sailing)   (1214 words)

 Boom and bust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In economics, the term boom and bust refers to the movement of an economy through economic cycles due to changes in aggregate demand.
During booms, there is a high level of aggregate demand, inflation increases, unemployment falls, and growth in national income accelerates.
The term "boom and bust" itself has been a motto of Social Democrat parties, claiming to represent a "Third Way" and who wish to regulate the economic cycle as to prevent both booms and recessions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economic_boom   (503 words)

 SPACE.com -- Shuttle Workers Install Inspection Boom Aboard Discovery
The boom will be used with the orbiter's robotic manipulator arm (bottom right) to inspect Discovery's thermal protection system during NASA's first return to launch flight currently set for May 2005.
Once the shuttle is in orbit, the robot arm, which is on the opposite side of the orbiter's payload bay, will maneuver the inspection boom to look for the kind of damage that led to Columbia's destruction.
After painstaking preparations Monday, workers attached the 50-foot-long boom to two hooks dangling from a crane embedded in the building's ceiling.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/ft_rtf_orbitalboom_050125.html   (369 words)

 Boom (1968)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Trivia: According to Lord Melvyn Bragg in his biography Richard Burton: A Life" (1988), director Joseph Losey was drinking heavily during the shooting of "Boom!" due to personal problems.
Therefore, she is tragically convincing in "Boom!" as a shrewish, washed-up old hag.
"Boom," "I have a talent for disaster" or "that wasn't very nice, Martha," it's all the same.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0062751   (642 words)

A significant signpost in an emerging genre combining the palette of the laptop producer with hip-hop and rock, Boom Bip went one further and turned Seed To Sun into a four piece live band, performing at Glastonbury, Dedbeat Festival in Rome, London's Ether Festival, and the Pompidou Centre in Paris, just to name a few.
Boom Bip was also invited back to record a second Peel Session, having clearly impressed John Peel when Boom Bip & Doseone came in for their first Peel Session in 2001.
The release of Seed to Sun also put Boom Bip on the lips of his contemporaries and led to a string of extraordinary remixes by artists including Boards of Canada, Mogwai and Four Tet.
www.myspace.com /boombip   (1388 words)

 Power Rangers: Boom - TV.com
Boom's lies to his parents about having not dropped out of SPD training, and leading them to believe he's the one and only Orange Ranger, comes back to haunt him when they come for a visit!
Boom, who tries repeatedly to avoid having to "become" a Ranger, manages to come up with his makeshift Orange Ranger costume in mere minutes (if he had the costume prepared prior, he should've been less inclined not to wear it), not to mention gets back to the Academy in record time to retrieve it.
The music during the "training scene" with Boom is intentionally reminiscent of the theme from the movie, "Rocky".
www.tv.com /power-rangers/boom/episode/415137/summary.html   (543 words)

 SPACE.com -- Mars Odyssey Successfully Deploys Critical Science Boom
A gamma ray spectrometer (GRS) is mounted at the boom's end.
Also pleased about the boom's deployment is William Boynton, principal investigator for the GRS at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Now that the boom is erected, we can get away from this background and start collecting data in our most sensitive configuration.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/solarsystem/mars_odyssey_020604.html   (815 words)

 NASA - Lending a Hand, an Arm...and a Boom
A camera and laser on the boom's end are scanning the underside of the orbiter during a mission.
The boom will attach to the end of the existing robotic arm, and a camera and laser on the boom's end will allow astronauts to check the orbiter Discovery's protective skin for possible damage.
In late December 2004, the boom was delivered to Kennedy's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) laboratory in the Vehicle Assembly Building, where it began final checkout and testing.
www.nasa.gov /missions/shuttle/journal_jan.html   (685 words)

 ESA Science & Technology: First MARSIS Boom Deployed
Mars Express payload operations were stopped on 27 April in order to perform an avoidance manoeuvre with Mars Odyssey as well as to start the MARSIS deployment phase.
Following the difficulties encountered during the deployment of this first boom, technical analyses are being made in order to understand what happened and to properly assess the risks associated with the deployment of the second antenna boom.
In the current situation, the robust control mode is being used on the spacecraft, with the consequence that it puts stringent limitations on pointing usage by science.
sci.esa.int /science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=37388   (293 words)

 SPD "Boom" Fiver (BHT: Boom's Hidden Talent) - RangerBoard
Boom: And over there is the room where we keep all our confiscated items — like this talking mandrake called the Plant of Doom — you can’t go in there.
Boom: I was also dismissed from the SPD Academy — but was kept around in the lab as a guinea pig.
The part with Boom falling out of the closet was a bit weak, as it actually happened in the show.
www.rangerboard.com /showthread.php?t=61277   (1513 words)

 Sonic Boom Records
Sonic Boom 10-Year Anniversary CD Sonic Boom 10-Year Anniversary CD's are here!
For years, we here at Sonic Boom Records have been referring to ourselves as a "world renowned record shop." Now we want to prove it and only you, the faithful consumer, can help us do it.
The best pictures will be featured on our website in new "Boom Across the World" section along with hot pictures of famous rockers flying the Sonic Boom flag.
www.sonicboomrecords.com   (887 words)

 Factor Software - Shareware games for the Mac OS™ :: BOOM
[July 12, 2005] BOOM has been tested by the Softpedia labs and found to be completely clean of adware/spyware components.
BOOM has been rated 5.0 out of 5.0 joysticks by the leading Inside Mac Games magazine.
BOOMEdit enables you to completely redraw the game levels, modifying all the elements (players, monsters, blocks and coins); you can also edit the amount of time allowed for each level and choose the style of destructible blocks, fixed blocks, the border and the background.
www.factor-software.com /boom.php   (592 words)

Her business is booming since she enlarged the store.
to give forth with a booming sound (often fol.
The government has lowered the boom on tax evaders.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/boom   (264 words)

In the stock market, booms are associated with bull markets.
The cyclical nature of the market and the economy in general suggests that every bull market in history has been followed by a bear market.
The internet technologies boom in the late '90s was one of the largest booms in history (followed by one of the biggest busts in history).
www.investopedia.com /terms/b/boom.asp   (209 words)

 GigaOM » Boom… But What Kind of Boom?
Fortune talks about the New Net Boom, only it is not so new.
An even bigger problem is that the investment-opportunity twist of the story and the predictable recommendations—Googles, Yahoos and Ciscos— is completely out of sync with the current boom, which is more of a “do-it boom.” Google and Yahoo are experiencing a shift in ad-dollars to the online platforms.
The boom here is about people starting companies, getting funded.
gigaom.com /2006/04/19/boom-boom-boom   (467 words)

 Boom Boom Volleyball - Miniclip Games - Play Free Games
Choose one of these 3 ways to share Boom Boom Volleyball by email
Click here to open your default mail program and send Boom Boom Volleyball to your friends.
There are 4 different ways of posting Boom Boom Volleyball to your blog or website.
www.miniclip.com /boomboom.htm   (207 words)

 Amazon.com: Boom Boom: Music: John Lee Hooker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
I thought that Healer, which a seriously excellent Hooker disk, was more main-stream, for the masses, which made Hooker more popular.
But THIS disk, Boom Boom, is about as real and raw as Hooker gets on his recent recordings.
There is a Pointblank/Charisma CD titled Boom Boom.
www.amazon.com /Boom-John-Lee-Hooker/dp/B000000WJ8   (1291 words)

 BOOM 1.5.8 - VersionTracker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Notify me when BOOM is updated on VersionTracker.
BOOM is an arcade game in the grand tradition, bringing the playability and feel of the glorious 8-bit consoles on the Macintosh.
Download is easy, but the version number on the file is 1.5.1 not 1.5.2
www.versiontracker.com /dyn/moreinfo/macosx/719   (220 words)

 Boom Bip on Rhapsody
A multi-talented artist from Cincinnati, Boom Bap is a fast-rising DJ, producer, and musician known for his jazz-tinged compositions and abstract...
Electronica/Dance > Downtempo > Trip-Hop > Boom Bip
Hear Boom Bip and similar artists on this channel.
www.rhapsody.com /boombip   (90 words)

 Boom! Studios
Read this review if your name is NOT Kevin Church: The torrid psycho-sexual subtext of this Silver Age monster tales is brought to the surface by a group of talented and funny writers.
Boom’s various remix projects are the best of the recent trend, and the stories work precisely because they revel in the goofiness of the source material.
Church aquits himself well in his published comics debut, and I’m not just saying that because he’s a friend, because I would never tell him that because his head is swelled enough as it is.
www.boom-studios.com /blog   (717 words)

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