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  /// 105.7 the Point - Everything Alternative \\\
Did you get a picture with your favorite band at Pointfest?
Buy full value gift certificates to area business for just half the price.
Drop Program Director Tommy your comments on and suggestions for The Point.
www.kpnt.com   (98 words)

  gladwell dot com - the tipping point
I mean, you can put a virus under a microscope and point to all the genes on its surface that are responsible for making it so dangerous.
So just in that chapter there is a little bit of sociology, a little of psychology and a little bit of history, all in aid of explaining a very common but mysterious phenomenon that we deal with every day.
The point is that by the end of the book I think the reader will have a clear idea of what starting an epidemic actually takes.
www.gladwell.com /tippingpoint/index.html   (1590 words)

  Point (geometry) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Points are used in the basic language of geometry, physics, vector graphics (both 2d and 3d), and many other fields.
Euclid's axioms or postulates assert in some cases that points exist: for example, they assert that if two lines on a plane are not parallel, there is exactly one point that lies on both of them.
The description of a point is quite similar to the description of a spatial vector, which also can exist in space with dimensions from one to many.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Point_(geometry)   (427 words)

 Point - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Point at infinity, also ideal point, a point which when added to the real number line yields the real projective line
Point, Outer Hebrides, a district of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland
To point is to indicate an object or direction by extending the index finger (and possibly the arm) in the direction required.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Point   (602 words)

 Point Elementary School - School Information
Point School teaches children to become responsible, lifelong learners who are contributing members of society.
Successful Point students think logically, critically, and independently while making responsible choices and decisions that affect him or her and others.
The Point Elementary School will have its entire computer and telephone network upgraded upon completion of the current school year as a result of Proposition P Tax Levy.
point.mehlvilleschooldistrict.com /wc/default.asp_Q_info_E_854562128_1   (444 words)

 boiling point on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When heat is applied to a liquid, the temperature of the liquid rises until the vapor pressure of the liquid equals the pressure of the surrounding gases.
At this point there is no further rise in temperature, and the additional heat energy supplied is absorbed as latent heat of vaporization to transform the liquid into gas.
The boiling point of a solution is always higher than that of the pure solvent; this boiling-point elevation is one of the colligative properties common to all solutions.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/b1/boilingp.asp   (860 words)

 Backgammon Glossary
A position in the late stages of a game in which a player is anchored on the opponent's one-point trying to hit a shot as the opponent brings his checkers home and bears them off.
You bravely maintain contact with a single checker on his one-point and deploy your other fourteen checkers where they can contain his checkers if you are able to hit one or, preferably, two of them.
to an open point, possibly hitting an opposing blot; or (c) to bear off a checker, when all of your checkers are in their home board.
www.bkgm.com /glossary.html   (9942 words)

 Calyx Software
Point® is the reliable, easy-to-use loan origination solution that makes your job easier at every step of the loan process.
Point offers the numerous forms that are required when preparing the loan package for submission, including the loan application; verifications of deposit, employment, loan, rent, and mortgage; FHA and VA forms; and the 1008 Transmittal Summary—just to name a few.
Point allows processors to complete tasks in the order they prefer—data flows from one screen to the next without having to be re-entered.
www.calyxsoftware.com /products/point/index.asp   (512 words)

 Frequently Asked Questions | Spread Firefox
Points are a way of measuring your success as a Firefox marketeer and of determining how you rank compared to other sfx members.
We expect to offer points for many more things in the future, including being an active participant of one of our teams, rating posts and generating actual Firefox downloads (as opposed to just referrals to the Firefox site, which is what currently gets tracked).
Since points are mostly awarded for referrals at the moment, this number generally translates into number of referrals in the past week.
www.spreadfirefox.com /?q=node/view/3756   (5763 words)

 TRIPLE POINT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Triple point is the intersection on a phase diagram where three phases coexist in equilibrium.
The most important application of triple point is water, where the three-phase equilibrium point consists of ice, liquid, and vapor.
Now consider the points A and B, find the degrees of freedom, then compare it to point C. The phase rule F = 3 - P remains the same since it is the same system.
www.sv.vt.edu /classes/MSE2094_NoteBook/96ClassProj/examples/triplpt.html   (530 words)

 Point (Java 2 Platform SE 5.0)
A point representing a location in (x, y) coordinate space, specified in integer precision.
Constructs and initializes a point at the origin (0, 0) of the coordinate space.
Moves this point to the specified location in the (x, y) coordinate plane.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/awt/Point.html   (585 words)

 Point Lookout State Park
Reservations may be made for all loops October 25-29 due to Spirits of Point Lookout.
Pets - Pets are allowed in all areas of Malone Circle, Tulip Loop, Green's Point Loop, Hoffman's Loop, and on the paved portion of the causeway and on the beach (north of the causeway) to the entrance of Tanner's Creek.
Point Lookout State Park is supported by a Maryland Conservation Corps Program.
www.dnr.state.md.us /publiclands/southern/pointlookout.html   (2132 words)

 Point Break (1991)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His investigations leads to a group of surfers and extreme sports worshippers, and the cop becomes fascinated by the free-style philosophies and adrenaline rushes of the gang around the charismatic leader Bodhi (Patrick Swayze).
But "Point Break" is even more than that - it also shows the lifestyle of the nineties in many ways.
"Point Break" is not only a well-done example of modern action entertainment without computer-generated special effects but also a very philosophical and spiritual study of society in the nineties.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0102685   (587 words)

 Stevens Point News - Topix
The portion of highway 10 between Marshfield and Stevens Point is expanding...
In response to the Virginia Tech shooting, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is considering upgrading its phone technology to be able to contact students via their cell phones in case of an emergency,...
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - A U-W Stevens Point professor who received the university's leadership mentor award is suspended with pay after being accused of possessing child pornography.
www.topix.net /city/stevens-point-wi   (601 words)

 Point Reyes National Seashore - Point Reyes National Seashore (U.S. National Park Service)
A public information workshop was held at Point Reyes National Seashore Park Headquarters on Thursday, January 25.
Point Reyes Lighthouse (Thursday through Monday 10 a.m.
Warm, dry summers and cool rainy winters characterize the Point Reyes Peninsula's climate, similar to the type of climate that prevails on the Mediterranean.
www.nps.gov /pore   (371 words)

 Point of Sale Software & Systems: POS Equipment | Business.com
Point of sale software and hardware can tell you -- by the day, week or month -- what items are selling, what items aren't, and what you need to order.
Initial point of sale systems setup can be a pain for existing businesses using older methods so you may want to pay a vendor for help installing your new store management software system.
Microsoft Point of Sale aims to make it easy for small, independent retailers to pull the plug on outdated electronic POS cash registers.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Point&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/retail_and_consumer_services/equipment_and_supplies/point_of_sale_pos/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-D98C85DB-5C47-CAF2-D414-F8EDA80F7EB1-ym   (1124 words)

 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir' by Gore Vidal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
OK, one last lament about the lack of good editing at our top publishing houses and I'll stop, since things are only going to get worse anyway.
What makes "Point to Point Navigation" a valuable piece in the Vidal oeuvre are his moving and uncharacteristically sweet words about his "partner, (as the politically correct call it)" of 53 years, Howard Auster, who died in 2003.
Vidal's usually elegant prose gives way to a simple, heartfelt description of Auster's last days and a rare glimpse of the unabashed cynic's human side.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06337/742537-148.stm   (618 words)

 R-Point (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We died for less than nothing," Standing before the wall with its 58,196,913 names of dead and missing chiseled in pristine granite, Sen. Jean Luc Ciraude, who was tortured and held prisoner by the Viet Kong for seven years, called it "weird."
The year is 1972 and amidst the Vietnam War, nine Korean soldiers end up missing at a section located only 150km from Ho Chi Minh City known as "R Point." Despite being missing for more than six months, Korean headquarters occasionally receive radio transmissions, requesting help.
Tight-ass Lieutenant Choi Tae In (Kam Woo Sung) is assigned to take a platoon and journey to the isolated area to find the missing men.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0417072   (573 words)

 Fort Point National Historic Site - Fort Point National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.S. Civil War.
Fort Point is cold and windy most of the time.
In 1948 the San Francisco Chronicle announced a plan to fill an additional 320 acres along Crissy Field, from Fort Point to the Yacht Club, to construct 12,000 apartments.
www.nps.gov /fopo   (215 words)

 Match Point (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for a femme-fatal type who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for Match Point (2005)
Match Point = poor man's Crimes and Misdemeanors
www.imdb.com /title/tt0416320   (506 words)

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