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  Locks of Love helps disadvantaged children suffering from medical hair loss
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
Most of the children helped by Locks of Love have lost their hair due to a medical condition called alopecia areata, which has no known cause or cure.
Locks of Love has awarded research grants to the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to fund research into alopecia areata.
www.locksoflove.org   (220 words)

  Soo Locks at Sault Ste Marie Michigan
There are locks in the 26 mile Welland Canal, built to bypass Niagara Falls, but the maximum size vessel is 740' long and 78' wide.
The MacArthur Lock was built in 1943 and the Poe Lock was built in 1968.
The Davis Lock was built in 1918 and the Sabin Lock was built in 1919.
www.exploringthenorth.com /soo/locks.html   (853 words)

  LOCKS - History
Using designs of coats-of-arms and symbolic shapes, they devised intricate wards and bits for locks and keys and were inspired to produce increasingly ornamental locks to harmonize with the architecture of their clients' estates or castles.
Masterpiece locks were often displayed without covers to show the component parts of the mechanisms, their functions, the decorative designs of lockcases, and method of assembly.
The dial locks were similar in operation, and both types were combinated to unlock to words or patterns of numbers known only to the owners or responsible persons.
www.locks.ru /eng/informat/schlagehistory.htm   (3143 words)

  Canal lock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Locks used on canals allow the negotiation of hills without recourse to lengthy detours, or the use of tunnels or aqueducts.
The same kind of locks are used on rivers, often in connection with dams since there is generally a difference in water level between the upstream side of a dam and the downstream side.
The 29 locks on the Mississippi River are typically 600 foot (180 m) long while tug and barge combinations are as much as 1200 feet (360 m) long consisting of as many as 15 barges and one tug.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canal_lock   (1836 words)

 Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The lock may be considered as a mechanical machine, it is after all raising and lowering heavy loads, just as crane might do; it takes in energy, in the form of water stored at a high level, and uses it to move loads up and down.
As the lock is filled, the ferocity of the motion of the water reduces, as if the first part of the water has to fall all of the way to the lower level, and the last part falls hardly at all; we might say that the average fall is one half of the level difference.
In place of the pound between the two locks, the level is determined by a side pond, which is connected by separate culverts to the top paddles of the lower lock and to the bottom paddles of the upper lock.
dialspace.dial.pipex.com /town/square/gd86/locks.htm   (4665 words)

Windsor Locks is the home of the country's first woman governor, Ella Grasso, or the home of Connecticut's oldest weekly newspaper, the Windsor Locks Journal.
Renters must be 65 years of age by the end of the calendar year preceding the filing period, or 50 years of age or older and the surviving spouse of a renter, who at the time of their death had qualified and was entitled to tax relief, or Totally disabled.
Locks, unless he or she is an authorized law enforcement officer.
www.munic.state.ct.us /WINDSOR_LOCKS/windsor_locks.htm   (3271 words)

 Canal Locks & Boat Lifts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Locks were built to two main sets of dimensions, known as narrow locks and broad locks, though there are many locks with larger dimensions, especially on the river navigations.
Broad locks may be designed to fit two narrowboats side by side as at Hatton on the Grand Union Canal on the right, or may be designed for barges of about 65 foot long and 14 foot beam, as on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Early canals placed locks wherever there was a contour change in the landscape, so that the canal channel could be built as easily as possible, and the spacing between locks varied greatly.
www.canaljunction.com /englock.htm   (582 words)

 Lock Picking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When a key is inserted into a lock (figure 4), it moves the key pins to their necessary height which also raises the set pins.
These locks can be found just about anywhere, from jewellery display cases to the furniture cabinets that are in your living room or washroom.
This ensures that the lock will provide maximum security if anything not resembling the original key were to be inserted and turned.Wafer tumbler locks while anatomically different from pin tumbler mechanisms still react to the same pin manipulation techniques.
dp.penix.org /locks/cl.html   (1314 words)

 Soo Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Water not flowing through the locks or down the St. Mary's River nearby is diverted into a canal, and the drop in head is used to generate hydroelectric power.
Inspection of the locks themselves, the culverts, and galleries is done periodically to check the structural soundness of these areas.
Building the locks in the 1850's was a major engineering project, since large amounts of solid rock had to be moved.
www.geo.msu.edu /geo333/SooLock.html   (1544 words)

 OHS Places/Lockington Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The lock walls remain today almost in their original condition, changed only by the elements.
These stairstep locks, among the best preserved in Ohio, were part of the Miami and Erie Canal System, which opened for navigation in 1845 and connected Cincinnati and the Ohio River to Toledo and Lake Erie.
Lockington Locks are in the village of Lockington, about 5 miles north of Piqua between I-75 and State Route 66, off of Hardin Road.
www.ohiohistory.org /places/lockingt   (185 words)

 Lockport Locks & Canal District
In the middle are the lock houses and the Canal Museum.
To the left of the lock house and Canal Museum is the remains of the one flight of an older, much smaller set of five locks, that date to the first half of the 19th century.
When the locks are not in operation, water by-passes the locks at Lockport by flowing over the original five lock steps and by being routed through a hydroelectric plant located just east of the Pine Street Bridge and observable from the Canal Observation Deck accessable from Main Street.
www.lockport-ny.com /Tourism/canal.htm   (1820 words)

 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District - Navigation
Prior to the construction of the locks and dams in the region, some river depths were less than 12 inches at times during the year and would not support commercial or pleasure boat traffic.
Locks provide navigation access through the dam complex, by which vessels are lifted or lowered from one pool to the next.
The lift of the locks in the Pittsburgh District ranges from 8 to 22 feet depending on the length of the pool.
www.lrp.usace.army.mil /nav/nav.htm   (1610 words)

 Adel Fingerprint Locks USA
With Adel fingerprint door locks you'll be able to keep your keys in your pocket or purse, and open the door by simply pressing the sensor with your registered fingerprint.
Adel biometric fingerprint door locks have gained tremendous benefits compared to conventional key door locks, combination door locks, or card reader door locks.
The authorized person must subsequently provide that same physical characteristic- for example, their hand, to be read and recognized by the biometric reader before access is granted.
www.adelfingerprintlocks.com   (382 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Lock Picking Works"
Your key ring is a clear demonstration of just how ubiquitous lock technology is: You probably interact with locks dozens of times every week.
The main reason we use locks everywhere is that they provide us with a sense of security.
So even if your lock is picked, you'll have a second line of defense.
www.howstuffworks.com /lock-picking.htm   (202 words)

 Panama Canal Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although there are 12 sets of locks total, there are only six massive pairs of locks that ships use for transit, each 1,000 feet long and 110 feet wide.
Water is not pumped into and out of the locks, but flows from the artificial lakes through culverts 18 feet in diameter.
Gatun Dam and Spillway in the distance--March 9, 1913
www.panamaliving.com /locks.html   (784 words)

 Read/Write Locks in Java by Amandeep Singh
Read-write lock allows multiple threads to acquire a read lock provided no other thread currently has a write lock on the same object.
Variable RWlock.givenLocks represents the number of threads holding the read lock; it will be -1 if there is a write lock and zero if no thread is holding the lock.
That means if we have two threads waiting to acquire the lock, the one waiting for write lock will get the lock first.
www.asingh.net /technical/rwlocks.html   (396 words)

 Lockshop-Warehouse.co.uk supplies Door Locks,Padlocks,Window locks,code locks,Yale Locks,Mortice Locks,Chubb ...
your one stop site for Door Locks and Security products at competitive prices.We have been Trading on the internet since the year 2000 we were one of the first Locksmiths to go online.
If you need to place an order, set up an account or require a quotation for padlocks, door locks or window locks etc. Please email, Telephone 01323 734366 or Fax us on 0871 661 9541 or 01323 646654 and we will be happy to give you a competitive quote.
Two dead locks can be fitted to the door for extra security.
www.lockshop-warehouse.co.uk   (506 words)

 Seattle Virtual Tour, Visiting Seattle, the Official Site of the City of Seattle
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks located in Ballard provide a link for boats between the saltwater of the Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal connecting to Lake Union and Lake Washington.
Pass a sunny day watching boats of all shapes and sizes come into the locks, and the water level is adjusted to allow their safe passage to the lake or sound.
For the historically-minded among you, the locks' official name is, "Hiram M. Chittenden Locks," and was built in 1911 so that coal and timber could be easily transported by boat.
www.ci.seattle.wa.us /tour/locks.htm   (228 words)

 Locks of Love - Donate Hair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Locks of Love offers many documents in the form of "PDF" (Portable Document Format) files.
These files retain the formatting and graphics of the document for viewing or printing across a broad range of hardware and software.
Just fill out the contribution form and mail, fax, or email the form to Locks of Love.
www.locksoflove.org /donate_hair.php   (284 words)

 Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Healthmark's Cynch-Lok pull-tight locks can be pulled to varied degrees of tightness.
These locks are the economical solution for a pull- tight lock.
The new Twist-Lok may be the easiest lock to break.
www.hmark.com /locks.html   (232 words)

 The Box O' Truth #5 - The Locks O' Truth - Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The locks were "MintCraft, 2 inch Laminated Padlocks", a knock-off of Master type locks.
We shot from a distance of about 15 feet, mostly to be far enough away in case of lead splattering.
It froze-up the lock and it could not be unlocked.
www.theboxotruth.com /docs/bot5.htm   (401 words)

 Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I have to get one thing straight, Locks have nothing to do with style or vanity(not for me anyway)and you can not "make" locks, locks are the natural form of all human hair, so they can only be created by God.
This is the story of Samson and his seven locks, his locks gave him power, and without them he was nothing.
Locks are I&I way of seperating ourselves from babylon, showing that we are seperate from babylon, and getting closer to Yah, both in the physical, mental, and spiritual.
members.aol.com /Nattyhed/locks.html   (626 words)

 Power Locks and/or Keyless Entry for Honda Accord
If your power locks are broken, this is probably a cheaper way to fix the power locks than anything else!
This kit includes a 4 button transmitter, receiver, wiring and 2 lock actuators, one for each door.
This is a prewired the system, so all you have to do is run the wires and hook up the power door lock actuators.
www.honda-power-locks.com /HondaAccord.asp   (366 words)

 :: Ballard Locks ::
The Locks are the most popular destination along the Lake Washington Ship Canal.
They are made up of 2 navigational locks, a dam and spillway, a fish ladder, a botanical garden, and a regional visitor center.
The locks allow vessels to pass from fresh water Lake Washington, into the salt water of Puget Sound.
www.inballard.com /Webroot/locks.shtml   (142 words)

 Seattle Virtual Tour, Visiting Seattle, the Official Site of the City of Seattle
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks located in Ballard provide a link for boats between the saltwater of the Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal connecting to Lake Union and Lake Washington.
Pass a sunny day watching boats of all shapes and sizes come into the locks, and the water level is adjusted to allow their safe passage to the lake or sound.
For the historically-minded among you, the locks' official name is, "Hiram M. Chittenden Locks," and was built in 1911 so that coal and timber could be easily transported by boat.
www.cityofseattle.net /tour/locks.htm   (228 words)

 Erie Canal - Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Continuing westward, it descends to an elevation of 363 feet above sea-level at the junction with the Oswego Canal, and finally rises to an elevation of 565.6 feet above sea-level at the Niagara River.
The original Erie Canal locks were 90 feet long and 15 feet wide, and were designed for a canal boat 61 feet long and 7 feet wide, with a 3 1/2 foot draft.
The locks of today are 328 feet long and 45 feet wide, and can accomodate vessels 300 feet long and 43.5 feet wide.
www.eriecanal.org /locks.html   (296 words)

 DBAzine.com: Locks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A lock is really a temporary record that identifies an item, the transaction using the item, and what the transaction has done or will do to the item (such as reading or writing).
A transaction typically gets an Update Lock when it is about to read in preparation for a write, as in a data-change statement or as signaled by a query’s FOR UPDATE clause.
Oracle needs only Update Locks to fulfill its famous boast that writers won’t block readers and readers won’t block writers (though writers will block and be blocked by other writers or those with a declared intention to write).
www.dbazine.com /db2/db2-disarticles/gulutzan6   (2286 words)

 Cascade Locks, Oregon (Cities)
Cascade Locks is located in Hood River County, along Interstate 84 and the Columbia River in the Columbia Gorge and Mt Hood Region of Oregon.
This community was named for the series of locks built in 1896 on the Columbia river.
During the cruise, a narrative is given on local history, legends of Native Americans, geology and points of interest.
www.ohwy.com /or/c/cascadel.htm   (213 words)

 Greg Miller's Guide to Lock Picking for Beginners
Even if you know nothing about lock picking, if you follow the steps outlined here, you should be able to pick your first lock open less than an hour from now.
Also, the really cheap locks can be hard to open even with the key, so trying to pick them is even worse.
The lock you purchase should be a five pin tumbler (you would have a hard time finding a dead-bolt that isn't).
www.gregmiller.net /locks   (1067 words)

We offer a wide range of locksmith services from a 24 hour call out services to all safes installed.We also offer a excellent keycutting service so why not pop into see us at any time or drop us a email.
Wood doors - locks are fitted to insurance requirements and British standards 3621
A wide range of window and patio door locks can be supplied and fitted.
www.matt-locks.co.uk   (164 words)

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