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  ICE™ - In Case of Emergency
Give us up to three contact names and numbers, and give your loved ones peace of mind - we're on call for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
ICE is endorsed by Falklands war veteran Simon Weston plus senior police officers, ambulance services, fire chiefs and hospitals across the world.
All members receive a card with a unique membership number, plus car sticker, key fob and mobile phone sticker, all bearing the same number.
www.icecontact.com   (113 words)

 Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Cocaine trafficking, money laundering and kidnapping of an ICE agent.
See Detailed Profile and more ICE Most Wanted
Promotes national security, protects infrastructure and ensures fair labor standards.
www.ice.gov   (75 words)

  Ice Cream News - Topix
An edible one, that is. As in a pretzel cone, a fruit leather bowl or a waffle boat.
Neither of these recipes uses the traditional custard base of most American ice creams, which means they are much easier and faster to make at home...
But there are reasons to bother, especially with three new books from local ice cream talents sharing the recipes that made their reputations.
www.topix.net /food/ice-cream   (600 words)

  Ice on the Moon
On 5 March 1998 it was announced that data returned by the Lunar Prospector spacecraft indicated that water ice might be present at both the north and south lunar poles, in agreement with Clementine results for the south pole reported in November 1996.
The ice originally appeared to be mixed in with the lunar regolith (surface rocks, soil, and dust) at low concentrations conservatively estimated at 0.3 to 1 percent.
The ice was believed to be in the bottom of a permanently shadowed crater near the Moon's south pole (at the center of the Clementine mosaic shown at the top of the page).
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/ice/ice_moon.html   (1561 words)

  Ice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ice caps of the polar regions are of significance for the global climate and particularly the water cycle.
When ice melts, it absorbs as much heat energy (the heat of fusion) as it would take to heat an equivalent mass of water by 80 °C, while its temperature remains a constant 0 °C. It is also possible to superheat ice beyond its equilibrium melting point.
Ice scrapers are tools designed to break the ice free and clear the windows, though removing the ice can be a long, labor-intensive, and stressful process—especially when a driver ends up running late for work as a result.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ice   (2019 words)

 InterCityExpress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The InterCityExpress or ICE is a type of high-speed train operated mostly by DB Fernverkehr in Germany and neighboring countries, for example to Zürich, Switzerland or Vienna, Austria.
ICE service was resumed only after an investigation found the root cause of this broken wheel and after all ICE train wheels were modified to use a more conventional solid-wheel design.
On some ICE trains, there is at least one (usually 1st class) carriage where individual seats are equipped with LCD screens, built into the backrest of the seat in front.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/InterCity_Express   (1840 words)

 Ice on Mercury
Presumably, the ice is located within permanently shadowed craters near the poles, where it may be cold enough for ice to exist over long periods of time.
Ice is highly radar reflective and the radar reflections off ice tend to be highly depolarized, unlike typical silicate rock which comprises the bulk of Mercury's surface.
However, the lower reflectivity compared to pure ice features indicates the ice may be covered by a thin layer of dust or soil or else does not completely cover the crater floor (6).
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/ice/ice_mercury.html   (1282 words)

 04-05 Ice Wall 1
To extend the pipe higher, when the ice builds up, we open a valve in the horizontal section of plastic pipe, out from the ice a ways, so the water is released at the lower point and drains back down from the vertical pipe.
One time a large heavy glob of ice quickly formed on the nozzle head, and a wind blew, and broke the pipe off at the lower junction of that 10 foot section.
The rumor of the stacks of dollars on the minute the last ice crystal melted last year was enough to quiver the knees of the financially timid.
www.alaskaalpineclub.org /IceWall/04-05IceWall1.html   (1439 words)

 The Internet Communications Engine (Ice)
Ice is available under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Ice is currently available for C++, Java, C#, Visual Basic, Python, PHP, and Ruby, and is supported on various operating systems.
Ice is also available for mobile and embedded devices.
www.zeroc.com /ice.html   (506 words)

Ice Ic is related to ice Ih in the same way as cubic diamond is related to hexagonal diamond, the cubic and hexagonal forms having almost the same density.
The electrical conduction in ice is carried by the protons, whose motion is closely tied to the motion of ionic defects.
Radio waves are reflected by inhomogeneities in the ice and at material boundaries, especially at the ice-water and ice-rock interfaces, and these waves can therefore be utilized to examine the internal structure of glaciers and to determine the depth and bottom topography of large polar ice sheets and ice shelves.
skua.gps.caltech.edu /hermann/ice.htm   (1983 words)

Ice is slippery, with a low coefficient of friction, even with dry, and this is accentuated when the surface is lubricated with water.
When ice freezes from water, dissolved gases and other substances in the water, such as salt, are rejected and the ice is pure water (practically, of course, there are usually inclusions of the impurities in the ice, but they are not part of the crystal).
Ice has indeed been used as a material of construction, as in the Ice Palace of Leadville, and roads and railways have been built across it, as across the frozen Susquehanna before there was a bridge.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/phys/ice.htm   (4927 words)

 The Information and Content Exchange (ICE) Format and Protocol
When ICE is being used to share user profile information from one business to another, it is the responsibility of the applications on both sides of such a relationship to enforce the appropriate privacy policies in accord with the principles described in P3P, as well as in accord with any governing laws.
ICE uses payload exchange as its fundamental protocol model, where a payload is defined for the purposes of this specification to be a single instance of an XML document formatted according to the ICE protocol definition.
ICE does not define the mechanism by which the Sender first obtains this URL; typically it will be communicated during a phone call, e-mail, or contract exchange when the two parties are establishing their initial relationship.
www.w3.org /TR/NOTE-ice   (15000 words)

 About Us FAQ's
ICE combines innovative investigative techniques, new technological resources and a high level of professionalism to provide a wide range of investigative and security services to the public and our law enforcement partners at the federal, state and local levels.
Within ICE are four main branches: the Office of Investigations, headed by Marcy Forman; the Office of Intelligence, headed by Michael Nostrand; the Office of Detention and Removal Operations, headed by John P. Torres; and the Office of Federal Protective Service, headed by Paul Durette.
ICE investigates a wide range of national security, financial and smuggling violations including drug smuggling, human trafficking, illegal arms exports, financial crimes, commercial fraud, human smuggling, document fraud, money laundering, child pornography/exploitation and immigration fraud.
www.ice.gov /about/faq.htm   (1012 words)

 The Food Timeline--beverages
Iced tea was mass marketed to the general public at the 1904 Exposition in St. Louis (as were many other foods we now consider popular) but it was not invented there.
Ice pits and icehouses were known to have been built in Mesopotamia almost four thousand years ago, and the powerful and wealthy men and women of Persia, Egypt, Rome, and Greece were accustomed to being served cold drinks and chilled fruits even in the hottest weather.
Ice was advertised for sale in Philadelphia newspapers as early as 1784, and Europeans visiting Philadelphia and Baltimore in the 1790s reported that Americans drank water with ice and that containers of ice were used to cool hotel rooms.
www.foodtimeline.org /foodbeverages.html   (6475 words)

 Stop Drugs.org - Ice
Ice is the translucent crystal, smokable form of methamphetamine.
It is smoked by using a one-chamber pipe (bong) where the ice is heated until it turns to a gas, and then inhaled by the user.
If your teenager is using ice, he or she may experience increased alertness, euphoria, appetite loss, dilated pupils, elevated heart rate, increased respiration, and elevated body temperature.
www.stopdrugs.org /ice.html   (326 words)

 NIST Iris Challenge Evaluation
The primary goals of the ICE projects were to promote the development and advancement of iris recognition technology and assess its state-of-the-art capability.
ICE 2005 consisted of an iris recognition challenge problem that was distributed to potential participants.
The primary goal of ICE 2006 was to determine the state-of-the-art capability of automatic iris recognition technology and to establish a performance baseline against which to measure future progress.
iris.nist.gov /ICE   (524 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: In Case of Emergency
ICE entries are more likely to be of use to hospital personnel than paramedics; the latter don't generally have the time or the need to go searching for that type of information.
Although the ICE address book entry scheme has come to public attention through the efforts of persons in England, it need not be restricted to that locale.
Contrary to several chain e-mail warnings, ICE is not something that Paramedics will rush to look for the instant they arrive at an emergency, and is certainly not required in order for LAFD Paramedics to provide quick, focused and compassionate emergency care.
www.snopes.com /crime/prevent/icephone.asp   (1560 words)

 R Todd King: China Photos 2003 - Northeast Winter
The ice festival, a few miles away from the snow festival, is anything but dull and colorless.
All the ice comes from Songhua Jiang, the nearby river, which provides a limitless supply; huge chainsaws are required to cut through the ice, which can be meters thick.
The snow festival is mostly a display of art; the ice festival is mostly a display of architecture.
www.rtoddking.com /chinawin2003_hb_if.htm   (994 words)

 Everything you ever wanted to know about sea ice, but were afraid to ask.
Multi-year ice has grown during at least two consecutive winters and is 3 to 5 m thick.
Sea ice floats because it is less dense in the solid phase than it is in the liquid phase.
The oceanic processes of greatest significance in the Polar seas are those related to the presence of ice and include its thickness, compactness and type, its motion, the presence and energetics of ice-margin phenomena such as bands and eddies, and the penetration of oceanic swell into the ice pack.
southport.jpl.nasa.gov /polar/iceinfo.html   (560 words)

 The Ice Storm (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the novel The Ice Storm, Rich Moody writes "And sometimes Paul himself was Ben Grimm, and sometimes he was Peter Parker, a.k.a.
from Providence, RI Set in upscale, suburban New Canaan, Connecticut in 1973, The Ice Storm (based on a novel by Rick Moody) is a scathing social criticism of the values and ideals of upper-class American society during that time period.
With the background for the movie being the Nixon Watergate scandal, the corruption is portrayed as extending all the way into the American Home through a short glimpse into the lives of two families: The Hoods and the Carvers.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0119349   (642 words)

 The International Corpus of English Homepage
The International Corpus of English (ICE) began in 1990 with the primary aim of collecting material for comparative studies of English worldwide.
Each ICE corpus consists of one million words of spoken and written English produced after 1989.
Contact information for individual ICE teams may be found here.
www.ucl.ac.uk /english-usage/ice/index.htm   (138 words)

 Ice Cream   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is the ice cream homepage, a subset of the Dairy Technology Education Series.
Ice Cream Technology Course at the University of Guelph, December 4-8, 2006
Ice Cream II, Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Ice Cream, edited by H. Goff and B. Tharp
www.foodsci.uoguelph.ca /dairyedu/icecream.html   (174 words)

 ICE (Hydrogen Oxide)
Ice is not often thought of as a mineral, but it is! Most minerologists define minerals as having an homogenous chemical composition, with an organized structure and of a natural inorganic origin.
Although no known specimens of ice are sold as mineral specimens, there are scientists that study ice and its crystals for some very important reasons.
Physists are concerned with ice crystals on other planets where their presence there is not taken for granted.
mineral.galleries.com /minerals/oxides/ice/ice.htm   (289 words)

 ICE - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
iCE Advertisements or Insane Creators Enterprises, a digital art group
Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad (AAR reporting mark ICE)
Digital ICE, "Image Correction and Enhancement" - a technology automatically removes surface defects from a scanned image
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ICE   (217 words)

 The German ICE
The ICE project started in the 1980s and the first ICE was the inter-city experimental, which gained a speed record over 400km/h which held the world record for a train for a short period.
Also in 1999 The ICE VT will be a diesel electric train designed to give high speed services to the non-electrified sections of existing lines.
There will in 1998 this year be introduced 230km/h or 143mph ICE tilting trains which will be used for services on conventional track, again increasing speeds because they will be able to take curves faster than conventional trains.
www.o-keating.com /hsr/ice.htm   (514 words)

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These things come to mind because the words "Ice Age" often refer to the last time that glaciers extended over a large portion of the Earth's surface.
extent of ice in North America has changed dramatically since the height of the last glacial advance 20,000 years ago.
However, sometimes large areas of the globe were covered with vast ice sheets.
www.museum.state.il.us /exhibits/ice_ages   (288 words)

 Gaylord Texan : Gaylord Texan ICE!
The ice will be carved into magical life-sized holiday monuments and sculptures by artisans from Harbin China.
~ Colored ice, which is dyed brilliant colors, is used for highlighting and accenting the remaining 5 percent of the sculptures
Although a limited number of wheelchairs are available on-site, to minimize waiting times, guests requiring a wheelchair may bring their own.
www.gaylordhotels.com /gaylordtexan/ICE.cfm   (605 words)

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