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  Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Blinkbits.com
List of fauna of the Scottish Highlands (en)
List of fells in the Lake District (en)
List of fictional clergy and religious figures/Archive 1 (en)
www.blinkbits.com /wikifeeds/LI?from=66000   (557 words)

  
  List of fictional buildings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a selective list of buildings that are highly significant in their respective fictional works, and not merely a setting.
The Inn of the Prancing Pony, an inn in the town of Bree in J.
The Hive, from the movie adaption of Resident Evil is large maze-like research facility located a mile under the fictional urban centre of Raccoon City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_buildings   (1130 words)

  
 Welcome to the PhotoForum Home Page
The list is not moderated and it depends on the good will and civility of its members to maintain a friendly and constructive atmosphere.
The list's membership includes photography instructors and students, amateur and professional photographers, as well as members of various photographic associations and educational institutions worldwide.
Compressed FTP archives is a repository of early list postings bundled and Z compressed on a daily basis.
www.rit.edu /~andpph/photoforum.html   (1194 words)

  
 The Architecture of Identity
Institutions are the persistent structures of social life: social roles, legal systems, linguistic forms, technical standards, and all of the other components of the playing field upon which human relationships are conducted in a given society (Commons 1924, Goodin 1996, March and Olsen 1989, North 1990, Powell and DiMaggio 1991).
Because of this, the institutional mechanisms of identification that we actually have in 1998 fall somewhere between the centralized and decentralized extremes, and their lack of robustness can be understood precisely in terms of the haphazard and accidental nature of this compromise.
To the extent that market institutions are embodied in electronic commerce technologies, any intervention that hopes to influence the direction of those technologies needs to be timed correctly; once a standard is entrenched in market institutions, it may be for all practical purposes irreversible.
polaris.gseis.ucla.edu /pagre/architecture.html   (9582 words)

  
 List of fictional institutions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of fictional institutions, that is, fictional organizations from literature and entertainment that are not companies, governments, nor schools.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Nelson Institute of Marine Research - Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_institutions   (2806 words)

  
 Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists, Part 11/21   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
List manager: jeffw@jane.tiac.net (Jeff Wasilko) Last change: Jun 95 jewish Contact: mljewish@israel.nysernet.org Purpose: The mailing list provides a non-abusive forum for discussion of Jewish topics with an emphasis on Jewish law, within the framework of the validity of the Halakhic system.
List owner: kevyn@ksu.edu Last change: Mar 95 kraftwerk kraftwerk-digest Contact: majordomo@cs.uwp.edu (Dave Datta) Purpose: This list is for discussion of the pioneering German techno-pop group Kraftwerk, arguably the founding fathers of electro, techno, and at least half of all dance music produced in the last 10 years.
List owner: dbg@fury.asd.sgi.com Last change: Feb 95 KZSU Charts Contact: majordomo@kzsu.stanford.edu Purpose: For the distribution of KZSU, Stanford's music charts which are emailed out approximately once a month.
web.bilkent.edu.tr /Online/Mail/mailing-lists/part11/faq.html   (3385 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Mailing lists use MUCH less system overhead on a world-wide basis but do tend to increase loading on the moderators' machines so the number of people that can be added to a list may be limited by machine resources as well.
The list is intended primarily for low-volume, high-content scientific correspondence and as a publically accessible forum for the interested members of the public.
This list is a forum for topics related to cryonics, which include biochemistry of memory, low temperature biology, legal status of cryonics and cryonically suspended people, nanotechnology and cell repair machines, philosophy of identity, mass media coverage of cryonics, new research and publications, conferences, and local cryonics group meetings.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/education/on-the-horizon/lists   (15038 words)

  
 THE U
Some of the book’s major themes are the dynamic interrelationship of American military, social, and political institutions, the interplay between regulars and part-time citizen soldiers, the gradual professionalization of military institutions, and the impact of industrial and technological developments on military affairs.
For the serving soldier, it provides a concise overview, without excessive and confusing detail, of the evolution of the military institution of which he is a part, in the context of the history of western civilization.
Especially today, as the military officer again becomes a distinct minority in a society largely divorced from soldierly concerns, he or she can profit from understanding that this is not a new development and observing how their counterparts in the past attempted, with varying success, to deal with it.
fp.arizona.edu /armyrotc/rotc/readinglist.htm   (8952 words)

  
 Semester at Sea - Fall 2005
These courses may be taken either aboard ship or prior to the voyage: A maximum of two courses already taken at the home institution (for non-Pitt students) may be applied to the certificate; at least four of the six courses must be University of Pittsburgh courses.
A list of the SAS courses that will count toward the certificate will be included with class registration information.
Fictional images by insider authors offer a basis of comparison to our real-life outsider observations and experiences in port.
www.semesteratsea.com /voyages/fall2005/fa2005_courselist.html   (13276 words)

  
 Framingham State College - www.framingham.edu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Possible genres include comedy, the western, the gangster film, the musical, the horror film and science fiction, and the "woman's picture." A different genre is selected each time the course is offered.
Also explored are the roles played by history, (im)migration, and institutions such as family, community, and school in the development of an "American" identity.
Major works of fiction are emphasized, with considerable attention given to each writer's relation to the social and intellectual milieu of the 20's and 30's.
www.framingham.edu /catalog0304/english_list.htm   (4412 words)

  
 Adherents.com - Religion in Literature (esp. Science Fiction)
A significant proportion of science fiction novels which have won Hugo, Nebula or Campbell awards are primarily religious in theme, with scientific or futuristic issues absent or secondary.
However, purely fictional religious groups are not the focus of this list, and not every fictional religious group mentioned in the works referenced has been added to this list.
Distinct religions and philosophies of alien races are also usually invented in science fiction tales which prominently feature aliens, but references to these are usually not in the database unless they specify statistical estimates.
www.adherents.com /lit   (2025 words)

  
 List_of_fictional_companies
List of fictional companies From Sterwiki This is a list of fictional companies.This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it (http://interplein.nl/wiki/index.php?title=List_of_fictional_companiesandaction=edit).
Pan Am was fictionally revived for the 2002 movie Catch Me If You Can) Air Kentucky - airline, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Elbonian Slingshot Airline - Dilbert Far East - airline, Toy Story 2 Four World Airways - airship airline, American Flagg!
Gate Corporation - interplanetary transportation, Cowboy Bebop Nocturnal Aviation - fictional sponsor of advertisements on MIT student radio station No Frills Airlines - The Simpsons Where safety instructions are $2, and no airmasks droped down then the cabin door was opened in mid flight...
www.news-from-newspapers.com /en/Wikipedia.org/2005/04/15/List_of_fictional_companies.html   (222 words)

  
 AEJMC Archives -- December 1996, week 2 (#29)
Proceedings were yesterday instituted in the Twelfth District Court (Judge McKinstry's) by A.M. Heslep, against the proprietors and publishers of the San Francisco CHRONICLE, asking judgment against them on a charge of libel.
The number of colleges and universities rose from 563 in 1870 to 951 in 1910; the enrollment at those institutions rose sixfold, from 63,000 in 1870 to 355,000 in 1910.[23]_ At the same time, graduate and professional education expanded, spurred by Congress and public demand alike.
These new institutions were supposed to train students in agriculture and mechanical fields, but most often ended up training them for the white collar jobs a newly-industrializing America required.
list.msu.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9612b&L=aejmc&F=&S=&P=4185   (5250 words)

  
 cars - Archive of fictional things
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
List of gay, lesbian, or bisexual figures in fiction and myth
List of television shows set in Washington, D.C. See also: Lists of television shows by city setting; and List of movies for a list of movies set in specific locations.
www.carluvers.com /cars/Archive_of_fictional_things   (401 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page
This is a list of progressive record times for the marathon[1].
In his own words, "Overseer Artayou Carrier whipped me. I was two months in bed sore from the whipping.
My master come after I was whipped; he discharged the overseer." Condensed list of historical anniversaries.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia   (3235 words)

  
 Duke course list Fall 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Different introductory approaches will be used in each section (for example, a systematic account of literary genres, a historical survey of ideas and forms of fiction, concepts of authorship and subjectivity, or of literary meaning and interpretation).
Comparison of different countries and world regions in terms of their historical trajectories, development strategies and current challenges in economic and social development, broadly conceived in terms of material circumstances, political economies, and quality of life.
Fictional works will be juxtaposed with theories on the effects of mass culture and its relationship to canonical literature.
www.duke.edu /web/las/Classes/dukefall03.html   (5998 words)

  
 Nanotechnology: Three Systems of Action
In the bigger picture, the main institutional barrier is a widespread belief that MNT is not worth pursuing at this time.
At 2:30 AM he adds his name to the list of contributors, uploads the improved program to a website for free distribution, then spends the next hour reading free articles on-line.
If no institution takes responsibility for forcibly preventing the worst abuses of the new technology, commercial liability will act to reduce the risks of any given design, and this may prevent disaster for a while.
www.crnano.org /systems.htm   (8306 words)

  
 Fool.com: SunTrust Shines on Surface [Motley Fool Take] July 12, 2004
The earnings windfall by SunTrust certainly sets the tone for the remainder of the week, when many other financial institutions are expected to report results.
The list of companies includes Citigroup (NYSE: C), Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB), State Street (NYSE: STT), Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER), and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC).
This financial institution, along with many of its fellow companies, has been making piles of money between the spread in actual interest rates and what they charge consumers for borrowing money (primarily credit cards).
www.fool.com /News/mft/2004/mft04071247.htm?source=mpmftlist   (388 words)

  
 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Utopia Study Guide - Character List
In the closing letter to Giles, More makes it clear that Utopia is a fictional place that does not actually exist.
Raphael is the name of a Biblical angel but the name Hythloday means "peddler of nonsense." Hythloday brings good news of the ideal society, found on the island of Utopia.
Most of the laws, institutions, and values passed down by Utopus remained in place 1760 years later, when Raphael visited.
www.gradesaver.com /classicnotes/titles/utopia/charlist.html   (433 words)

  
 Course Listings
The course is an introduction to the major institutions and actors of the American political system, including the Constitution, parties, interest groups, and the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.
An institutional and behavioral examination of the legislative process in Congress, with attention to current policy issues.
Our goal is to help students think systematically about the competing strands of meaning that inform American family life so that, by the end of the term, they will be in position to assess both the promises contemporary families offer and the challenges they face.
it.stlawu.edu /~govt/courselistings.htm   (2519 words)

  
 Narratology & Hegemony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
List of mythical and religious beings appearing in fictional context
Autobiographical novel, tales of the author's life as seen by the author in fictional form; sometimes significant changes are made.
Narrative, fiction written as if it were related to the reader by a single participant or observer.
dks.thing.net /Narratology_&_Hegemony.html   (1910 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies: Books: Brian P. Janiskee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
By daring to use a variety of approaches, these essays lead to a greater understanding of the polity of the nation's largest state and a deeper appreciation of the nature of republican government.
The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies by Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi (Rowman and Littlefield) This collection has its origins in a scholarly conference and has been enhanced with more recent contributions.
The Claremont Institute celebrated California's one hundred fiftieth anniversary of its birth by hosting "Democracy in California: Sesquicentennial Reflections on Equality and Liberty in the Golden State," October 27-28, 2000.
www.amazon.com /California-Republic-Institutions-Statesmanship-Policies/dp/0742532518   (846 words)

  
 Literatur
criticism they represent, each of the panelists is well-known for his or her electronic fiction.
explores the structure of narrative temporality in hypertext fiction.
list will be a source of lively, thought provoking discussion of issues relating to integrating
www.list-of-important-artists.de /Literatur.htm   (3887 words)

  
 Trypillian culture. List of articles
- publications, which are not generally accepted or supported by the official scientific institutions, or are considered hypothetical, but carry elements of scientific approach and methods and may lead to the enhancement of understanding issues of Trypillian culture and serve as additional study material.
Below are four tables, which contain a complete list of all our articles compiled by the above defined order of categories; for example, scientific article in English will be under code SE, fictional article in Russian will be under code FR.
A number after the code is a numerical number under which article is listed in its code category.
www.trypillia.com /articles   (271 words)

  
 Law School - Syracuse University
Survey of federal environmental crimes and defenses, investigatory practices and evidentiary restrictions, compliance protocols, sentencing guidelines, issue of professional responsibility and attorney exposure to liability, and an analysis of regulatory objections and the feasibility of attainment through criminal enforcement.
Besides studying the basic building blocks of the system and the forces that are leading either to its breakdown or its transformation (or both), students engage in a seven-week simulation in group negotiation, research and drafting of multilateral treaties to resolve some contemporary transnational problems.
The focus of this course/seminar will be the law, the legal process, and concepts of justice as they are treated in a number of works of fiction as well as by lawyers in the judicial opinions and other writings.
www.law.syr.edu /academics/course_list2.asp?cat=40&srt=name   (9095 words)

  
 Full Course List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
See the Russian catalog listing for up-to-date information on the current academic year.
We will expose the hidden plots under the surface of his fiction, follow and arbitrate the ongoing contest between the author and his fictional heroes, and search for the roots of Nabokov's poetics in Western and Russian literary traditions.
This course seeks to introduce the student to a major phenomenon of twentieth century politics, the rise and decline of the Soviet Union and the emergence of Russia as its successor state.
www.middlebury.edu /academics/ump/majors/russian/courses/classlist.htm   (1981 words)

  
 AEJMC Archives -- September 1999, week 5 (#15)
The assumption that gender differences are natural and "God-given" is so ingrained in our social consciousness and social institutions that to perceive otherwise, carries with it undeniable social and political implications (Coltrane 45).
Kellert asserts that the list of species disliked by Americans include "the cockroach, mosquito, rat, wasp, rattlesnake, bat, vulture, and shark" (21).
This fictional film technique along with the program's title "Jaws" not only furnishes an accessible intertextual reference for viewers but also provides another framework (fictional) by which to view and interpret the program.
list.msu.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9909e&L=aejmc&F=&S=&P=1858   (9542 words)

  
 Mutualist Blog: Free Market Anti-Capitalism: August 2005
The international institutions are a projection of Western states.
Also on the subject of peak oil and economic decentralization: Bill G (not Gates) informs me that Robert Waldrop of the distributist list, founder of both the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House in Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, will be a presenter at the re-localization and agraria conference at Community Solutions.
I have begun to think of myself as a kind of political Anabaptist, and I think that the central tenets of Anabaptism could be applied to libertarians trying to live out their libertarianism in an unfree world.
mutualist.blogspot.com /2005_08_01_mutualist_archive.html   (6461 words)

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