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In the News (Thu 15 Nov 18)

  
  Nut allergy - The Basics
Nut allergy is rare in oriental countries, despite huge consumption of nuts, so people from those countries may not realise how big the problem is. If nuts are used anywhere in a restaurant, accidents are inherently possible despite everyone's best efforts.
Though we have a probably fairly good idea about the risk of death from nut allergy in the whole population, at the moment we don't know enough to be precise about the size of the small risk in someone who is already known to be allergic to nuts.
Because nut allergy may run in families to some extent there may be a reaction to nuts, and I cannot be absolutely sure that the first reaction will not be fatal.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~aair/nuts.htm   (6271 words)

  
  Nut
Nut was the Goddess of heavens and sky.
Nut was typically depicted as a woman with blue skin - her body covered with stars - standing on all fours - leaning over her husband, Geb - representing the sky arched over the Earth.
Nut welcometh thee, and payeth homage unto thee, and Maat, the everlasting and never-changing goddess, embraceth thee at noon and at eve....
www.crystalinks.com /nut.html   (1092 words)

  
  Nut (fruit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A nut in botany is a simple dry fruit with one seed (rarely two) in which the ovary wall becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity, and where the seed remains unattached or unfused with the ovary wall.
Pistachio nut is the seed of a thin-shelled drupe.
A nut is a compound ovary that is both the seed and the fruit, which cannot be separated.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nut_(fruit)   (689 words)

  
 Nut@Everything2.com
Nut took on several forms during her tenure in the Egyptian sky, the most prominent of which is a naked woman stretched across the heavens supported by the air god, Shu, who is kneeling on the earth god, Geb.
They were original nuts of nuts and bolts fame with wire or rope threaded through the hole in the nut then attached to the rope using a carabiner however over time they have evolved and now do not resemble the original nuts at all.
Nuts can be used in conjunction with a washer to increase their surface area and help prevent damage to the work piece.
www.everything2.com /index.pl?node=nut   (2161 words)

  
 Nut
Nut seems to have absorbed the attributes of a number of goddesses who possessed attributes somewhat similar to those of herself, and the identities of several old nature goddesses were merged in her.
Nut written, or, and the latter form is several times found in the Papyrus of Nu, which dates from the first half of the period of the XVIIIth Dynasty ; whenever one or other of these forms is found in good papyri it is the Night-sky which is referred to in the text.
Nut was always regarded as a friend and protector of the dead, and the deceased appealed to her for food, help, and protection just as a son appeals to his mother.
www.geocities.com /sacredtour/nut.html   (2521 words)

  
 Poynter Online - Chip On Your Shoulder
The nut graf tells the reader what the writer is up to; it delivers a promise of the story's content and message.
The nut graf has done its job: given readers enough information early on to see where the story is heading so they can decide whether they want to keep reading.
Nut grafs often use summary language to bring together disparate events to reveal trends or long-running situations.
www.poynter.org /column.asp?id=52&aid=34457   (1884 words)

  
 Database entry for Brazil Nut - Bertholletia excelsa - Brazil Nut - Bertholletia excelsa - Brazil Nut - Bertholletia ...
The Brazil nut tree is enormous, frequently attaining the height of 40 to 50 m or more, and it can reach ages of 500-800 years old.
The Brazil nut tree is a good example of the intricate ecosystem of the Amazon, where plants and animals are inexplicably intertwined.
The Brazil nut is a three-sided nut with white meat or flesh that consists of 70% fat and 17% protein.
www.rain-tree.com /brazilnu.htm   (1292 words)

  
 The Goddess Nut
Nut was the idea of heaven or sky (holding the stars), her most recognisable form is that of a woman stretched over the earth - her feet are on the eastern horizon, her hands on the western.
The picture of her on the left (from the 'Book of the Dead' belonging to Nestanebtashru) shows her being supported by Shu (god of air and light), separating Nut from Geb (the Earth god).
Not only was Nut linked with the dead via her Hathor role, she is frequently shown in both on the ceiling of tombs and the undersides of sarcophagi bringing the dead closer with Nut and therefore closer to heaven.
members.tripod.com /~ib205/nut.html   (289 words)

  
 About the Macadamia Nut   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Edible nuts are from two species of the genus Macadamia: Macadamia integrifolia (smooth-shell type) and Macadamia tetraphylla (rough-shell type).
The macadamia nut industry in Hawaii, Australia, and many other producing areas is based primarily on the smooth-shell type.
Macadamia nut trees can start bearing a small crop in the fifth year after planting, and full production is reached in 12 to 15 years.
macadamia-nut.com /aboutthe.html   (376 words)

  
 Nut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nut (hardware), a type of hardware: a small, often hexagonal piece of metal, with a hole with internal screw thread, to be fitted onto a bolt which is inserted through holes of two or more objects, to attach these objects to each other
Nut (instrumental), a small strip of hard material used to stop string vibrations on some stringed instruments.
"Nut" also refers to the device at the end of the bow that tightens or loosens the hairs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nut   (285 words)

  
 Guitar Nut Removal / How to Replace an Acoustic Electric Guitar Nut
The nut is placed at the end of the fingerboard and controls the strings spacing and distance from the edge and their height above the fingerboard.
Nuts can be made from a variety of material and can require replacement from time to time.
When the instruments nut is not sitting in a channel or "inlayed" as I call it, it is often possible to give it a light tap to dislodge it.
www.fretnotguitarrepair.com /nuts.htm   (584 words)

  
 nut on Encyclopedia.com
NUT [nut] in botany, a dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., does not split open along a definite seam at maturity).
Thus the peanut pod is actually a legume, the Brazil nut is a seed enclosed with others in a capsule, and the almond is part of a drupe, a type of fruit that includes olives and peaches.
Nuts may have be high in fat, but there are many benefits as well.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/n1/nut.asp   (916 words)

  
 Brazil nuts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brazil nuts are nutrient-dense, which means that, in relation to their size, they contain a wide variety of nutrients.
Brazil nuts are also a source of arginine (an amino acid that plays a role in blood clot formation) and flavonoids--important antioxidant compounds believed to be protective against both coronary disease and cancer.
These extraordinary nuts are shaped like triangular orange segments, are extremely hard, and are found in clusters of 12 to 24 inside a 4" to 6" pod that resembles a coconut (a botanical definition of a nut is a fruit with a hard, dry shell that needs to be cracked open to release the kernel).
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/foods_view/1,1523,115,00.html   (639 words)

  
 The Brazil Nut
Brazil nuts are cultivated in tropical botanical gardens far outside its native range, and minor plantations have been established in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia (Müller, 1981) and Ghana in Africa (D.K. Abbiw, pers.
The flowers of the Brazil nut are zygomorphic, with an androecium that is prolonged on one side into a hood that arches over and is tightly appressed to the summit of the ovary.
Brazil nuts are harvested almost entirely from wild trees during a five to six month period in the rainy season.
www.nybg.org /bsci/braznut   (3303 words)

  
 Egyptian gods; Nefertum, Neith, Nekhbet, Nephtys, Nut   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nut, belonging to the Heliopolitan Ennead was the mistress of all heavenly bodies and was thought to be reaching across the sky from horizon to horizon, touching them with her hands and feet.
Nut herself in whose body the deceased rested until he awoke to new life.
Nut was one of the cosmic deities and as such was never worshipped in a personified form.
www.philae.nu /PerAnkh/perankhN.html   (1941 words)

  
 Nut Photos
The cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale) is actually a thick-shelled, seed-bearing drupe produced at the summit of a fleshy stalk (pedicel) called a cashew apple.
In true nuts, the hard, indehiscent layer surrounding the seed is the ripened ovary wall or pericarp and the outer husk is composed of involucral tissue (or fused calyx tissue) that is not part of the ovary wall (pericarp).
In true nuts, the hard, indehiscent layer surrounding the seed is the ripened ovary wall or pericarp and the outer husk is composed of involucral or calyx tissue that is not part of the ovary wall or pericarp.
waynesword.palomar.edu /ecoph8.htm   (3273 words)

  
 Nut, Ancient Egyptian Mother-goddess and Goddess of the Starry Sky--Egyptian gods and goddesses sky goddesses pagan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nut is the Egyptian Sky-goddess and Mother of
Nut and Geb were married in secret against the will of Ra, the one-time King of the Gods.
Nut is also said to swallow the sun each night and give birth to Him in the morning, and Her sign is a vase shaped rather like a uterus.
www.thaliatook.com /nut.html   (500 words)

  
 The Jam Nut
The jam nut, a locking device for nuts, is illustrated on p.
The idea of a jam nut is to cause the two nuts to press on the threads in opposite directions, so that the thread is clamped between them, and this clamping is not relieved if the nuts should turn slightly on the bolt, so that unscrewing is discouraged.
The proper connection is made by tightening the jam nut snugly first, then tightening the upper nut so tightly that the stress on the jam nut is reversed as the bolt strains.
www.du.edu /~jcalvert/tech/jamnut.htm   (928 words)

  
 Easy Online shopping for Pine Nut Kernels
The Italian or Mediterranean pine nut is from the stone pine.
Purée a mixture of 4 ounces of pine nuts and three egg yolks in the food processor until you have a fine, smooth paste.
Purée 4 ounces of shelled shrimps, 1 ounce of pine nuts and 3 ounces of sour cream in the food processor until you have a smooth paste.
www.bulkfoods.com /pine_nut.htm   (514 words)

  
 NUT on the Web
NUT members are to be balloted on the establishment of a Political Fund.
The NUT is opposed to the establishment of Trust schools.
The NUT has published materials for parents, school governors and teachers to use wherever trust school status is proposed.
www.teachers.org.uk   (964 words)

  
 Nut and Peanut Allergy
If your doctor suspects you might have a peanut or nut allergy, he or she will probably refer you to an allergist or allergy specialist for further testing.
During this test, a person might be given gradually increasing amounts of nuts or peanuts to eat while being watched for symptoms by the doctor.
It's also possible that a food that doesn't contain nut ingredients may have come into contact with nuts or peanuts if it's produced in a factory that also processes these ingredients (this is called cross contamination).
www.kidshealth.org /teen/food_fitness/nutrition/nut_allergy.html   (2307 words)

  
 Egypt: Nut, Sky Goddess, Mother of the Gods, A Feature Tour Egypt Story
To the ancient Egyptians Nut (Nuit) was the personification of the sky (originally she was a goddess of just the sky at day, where the clouds formed) and the heavens.
In one myth Nut gives birth to the Sun-god daily and he passes over her body until he reaches her mouth at sunset.
Nut welcometh thee, and payeth homage unto thee, and Maat, the everlasting and never-changing goddess, embraceth thee at noon and at eve....
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/nut.htm   (841 words)

  
 Nut and Peanut Allergy
Some of the first signs that a person may be having an allergic reaction could be a runny nose, an itchy skin rash such as hives, or a tingling in the tongue or lips.
If your doctor thinks you might have a nut or peanut allergy, he or she will probably send you to see a doctor who specializes in allergies.
Having a nut allergy can be a little frustrating, but it doesn't need to keep you from the activities you like to do.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/stay_healthy/food/nut_allergy.html   (1562 words)

  
 The Car Nut - Maserati and Jaguar Cars
The Car Nut - Maserati and Jaguar Cars
Welcome to The Car Nut Home Page !
I am generally open to sharing my photos for valid use, please contact me to explain your needs.
www.thecarnut.com   (741 words)

  
 Network UPS Tools
The primary goal of the Network UPS Tools (NUT) project is to provide reliable monitoring of UPS hardware and ensure safe shutdowns of the systems which are connected.
June 5, 2007: Client activity: collectd NUT plugin
January 8, 2007: Client activity: Windows NUT client
www.networkupstools.org   (157 words)

  
 Play free games | Free games
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Click play below and let Arcade Nut pick a free game for you to play.
www.arcadenut.com   (140 words)

  
 The Nut Basket
Our superior quality products and service exceed the normal expectations of excellence.
Available in many sizes and overloaded with fine chocolates, cheeses, nuts, gourmet cookies, crackers, jam and savory snacks.
Move way up in the standings with this gift for your special golfer.
www.nutbasket.net   (146 words)

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