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 Pyramid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ancient Egyptians capped the peaks of their pyramids with gold and covered their faces with polished white limestone, though many of the stones used for the purpose have fallen or been removed for other structures over the millennia.
The 27-meter-high Pyramid of Cestius was built by the end of the first century BC and still exists today, close to the Porta San Paolo.
The Walter Pyramid, home of the basketball and volleyball teams of the California State University, Long Beach, campus in California, United States, is an 18-story-tall blue pyramid.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pyramid   (870 words)

 Pyramid (game show) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pyramid was an American television game show where contestants tried to guess a series of words or phrases, based on descriptions that were given to them, in the shortest amount of time.
Her most recent Pyramid appearance was on November 25, 2002, on a special episode with former Pyramid host Dick Clark as the other celebrity guest.
Pyramid turned up in a live 2003 Ellen DeGeneres standup special on HBO, during which she described what happens when a speaker loses the thread of a conversation...
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pyramid_(game_show)   (6606 words)

 Population Pyramid Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A population pyramid is two back-to-back bar graphs, one showing the number of males and one showing females in a particular population in five-year age groups (also called cohorts).
Males are conventionally shown on the left and females on the right, and they may be measured by raw number or as a percentage of the total population.
The pyramid indicates a population in which there is a high birth rate, a high death rate and a short life expectancy.
artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Population_pyramid   (464 words)

Pyramid State Recreation Area consists of heavily forested hills and many lakes and ponds.
In 1968, Pyramid became a State Recreation Area, and at this time received the 924 acres from Southern Illinois University.
Waterfowl hunting is not permitted on the old original section of Pyramid, however, Waterfowl Hutning is allowed at the newly acquired Arch Mineral Property consisting of the "Galum" unit, "Captain" unit and the "Denmark" unit.
dnr.state.il.us /lands/landmgt/parks/R5/PYRAMID.HTM   (681 words)

 The Seven Wonders: The Great Pyramid of Giza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Early pyramids, such as the Step Pyramid of King Zoser (Djoser) at Saqqara by the famous Egyptian architect, Imhotep, illustrate this connection.
Today, the Great Pyramid is enclosed, together with the other pyramids and the Sphinx, in the touristic region of the Giza Plateau.
The overwhelming scientific and historic evidence still supports the conclusion that, like many smaller pyramids in the region, the Great Pyramids were built by the great Ancient Egyptian civilization off the West bank of the Nile as tombs for their magnificent Kings...
ce.eng.usf.edu /pharos/wonders/pyramid.html   (892 words)

 ArtLex on Pyramids
Egypt, El Giza, Great Pyramid also known as "Pyramid of Cheops" or "Khufu's Pyramid" (tallest of the three pictured), 2600-2480 BCE, bearing masonry (cut stone), 756 feet square in plan, and 481 feet (153 meters) high.
The pyramids at Giza are descendants of earlier stepped designs which were built in superimposed layers.
Pyramid of the Louvre, 1989, the art museum entrance, constructed of glass, steel rods and cable.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/p/pyramid.html   (320 words)

PYRAMID is involved in all aspects of the construction project sequence.
PYRAMID is committed to educating you the client in understanding the complicated processes of your project, so that there are few, if any, surprises that will be encountered.
PYRAMID recognizes that your construction project experience level may vary greatly-from a seasoned facility director to a seemingly-overwhelmed volunteer member.
www.pyramidarch.com /home.htm   (210 words)

 Egyptian Pyramids
It is referred to as the Red Pyramid, because of its colour, or the North Pyramid because of its position at Dashur south of Cairo.
To the east of the pyramid, some of the smooth basalt paving of the mortuary temple remains and the causeway which led to the river temple is now buried with the valley temple being under modern buildings.
Although being influenced by the Egyptian pyramids, the pyramids in Nubia had their own style and were built on a smaller scale and with steeper sides.
homepage.powerup.com.au /~ancient/pyra1.htm   (1018 words)

 Inverted Pyramid Encyclopedia Article @ aNewLow.com (A New Low)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The inverted pyramid is a metaphor used to illustrate how information should be arranged or presented within a text, in particular within a news story.
Despite the name, the figure is almost always drawn simply as an equilateral triangle with an apex pointing downward, rather than a three-dimensional pyramid.
The inverted pyramid is somewhat similar in principle to the spiral approach sometimes used in teaching, where the important, basic facts are covered first and reemphasized often to help get them encoded into long-term memory.
anewlow.com /encyclopedia/Inverted_pyramid   (661 words)

 Cydonia Monuments - Symbols in the Bible & the Mars / Egypt Connection
The pyramidal monument is oriented in such a manner as to direct the "line of sight" from space towards the Cydonia sphinx - face, elaborating on that enigmatic structure's meaning as well.
The Pyramid sits inthe center of Egypt and on the border of upper and lower Egypt.(E. Raymond Capt, The Great Pyramid Decoded p.12) During the millennium, either the Great Pyramid will either have to be moved for this "monument" to be set up, or, the Great Pyramid is this monument.
Further, the massive D and M Pyramid emphasizes the Mars Sphinx face, the symbol of the incarnation of the Word -- the orientation of the pyramids and face of the Cydonia region declare "this is the one by which grace and justification will come".
www.mt.net /~watcher/pyramid.html   (4518 words)

 pyramid schemes, chain letters and Ponzi schemes
A pyramid scheme is called a pyramid scheme because of the shape of a pyramid: a three dimensional triangle.
If a pyramid were started by a human being at the top with just 10 people beneath him, and 100 beneath them, and 1000 beneath them, etc., the pyramid would involve everyone on earth in just ten layers of people with one con man on top.
The police pyramid schemes are called "investment clubs" and have attractive names such as "The Friendship Investment Club" and "A Gift Network." They're sold to investors with the assurance that they are perfectly legal, approved by the IRS or a CPA, and that they definitely are not a pyramid scheme.
skepdic.com /pyramid.html   (1840 words)

 Pyramid Solitaire - Play a version of Solitaire, but with a twist. Clear the pyramid by matching cards that add up to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Only pyramid cards that are completely uncovered can be removed from the table.
Two pyramid cards may also be removed if they total 13.
Two cards must be removed to access the cards in the upper rows in the middle of the pyramid, but the cards in the sides of the pyramid only need one removal to become available.
pyramid-solitaire.freeonlinegames.com   (581 words)

 Solitaire City : How to Play Pyramid Solitaire
Pyramid is played with a single, well shuffled pack of 52 playing cards.
Only the six cards in the bottom row of the pyramid are available at the start of the game, and as they are removed, they make cards higher up in the pyramid available.
For a pyramid card to be available, it must be completely exposed by removing the two cards covering it.
www.solitairecity.com /Help/Pyramid.shtml   (445 words)

The pyramid is determined by the side a of the base and the height h.
The angle of inclination of the pyramid with the equilateral triangles is
A pyramid is usually given by the square side a and the height h.
www.mathematische-basteleien.de /pyramid.htm   (1651 words)

 food pyramid - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
FOOD PYRAMID [food pyramid] or Food Guide Pyramid, diagram used in nutrition education that fits food groups into a triangle and notes that, for a healthful diet, those at the base should be eaten more frequently than those at the top.
At the base of the pyramid are breads, cereals, rice, and pasta, with a recommendation that 6 to 11 servings be eaten daily.
The Food Guide Pyramid was adopted by the U.S. Agriculture Department in 1992 as a replacement for the "four food groups" scheme that had been used to teach children about nutrition since the 1950s.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/f/foodpyr.asp   (406 words)

 Food Pyramid, food guide pyramid and nutrition information - lifeclinic.com
The food pyramid can help you choose from a variety of foods so you get the nutrients you need, and the suggested serving sizes can help you control the amount of calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar or sodium in your diet.
A food pyramid's tip is the smallest part, so the fats and sweets in the top of the Food Pyramid should comprise the smallest percentage of your daily diet.
The foods at the top of the food pyramid should be eaten sparingly because they provide calories but not much in the way of nutrition.
www.lifeclinic.com /focus/nutrition/food-pyramid.asp   (1529 words)

 Inside the Great Pyramid
A three-stone plug, wedged in place at the entrance to the Ascending Passage during the building of the Pyramid, is composed of a rare type of red granite identical with that of Mt. Horeb--the mountain on which Moses is alleged to have received the stone tablets with the Ten Commandments.
Coincidentally, the horizontal base of the triangle in the Pyramid is 30,043 inches, or 3,469 inches short of the crucifixion, which corresponds to the date of October 14, 29 A.D., the date of Christ's baptism.
Dedication of the interior of the Pyramid to the history of the Jews, prophecy, and especially to the life and death of Christ indicates that the Pyramid must have been designed and built with Supernatural help as a prophetic monument able to endure through the ages, despite millennia of natural and man-made assaults against it.
www.europa.com /~edge/giza.html   (2237 words)

 Pyramid Arena - Overview
The Pyramid Arena in Memphis Tennessee is one of the most uniquely designed structures on earth.
The 32 story Pyramid is the third largest pyramid in the world and soars even taller than the Statue of Liberty or the Taj Mahal.
The Pyramid Gallery of Stars is an informal gathering area on the East Mezzanine, featuring super-size photos of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment.
www.pyramidarena.com /overview.html   (316 words)

 Solitaire Central Rule Book - Pyramid
Pyramid is one of the very best of the "simple addition" games, where the object is to remove pairs of cards totalling a certain amount (in this case, thirteen).
In my Pyramid Deluxe game, I set up a computer player called "King Tut", which essentially is a demo mode.
You should be able to beat that, but even is you're a Pyramid wiz, I wouldn't expect the win rate to be better than one in three.
www.solitairecentral.com /rules/pyramid_rules.html   (510 words)

 Pyramid 2000 - An Interactive Fiction game for the TRS-80 and TRS-80 Color Computer
The original part number for Pyramid 2000 on the Color Computer was 26-3310 and the price was $14.95 according to http://www.tim-mann.org/trs80/tandycat.txt.
Pyramid 2000 was written by Robert Arnstein for Radio Shack, who needed some software to go with their TRS-80 Model I computers, which, along with the Apple II and (arguably) the Commodore PET, were in the vanguard of the home computer revolution which started in the late 1970's.
Your goal is to collect treasures from within the pyramid and return them to the entrance, where the lamp, food, and bottle are initially found.
www.figmentfly.com /pyramid2000/pyramid.html   (4992 words)

 Pyramid Post Production, Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Pyramid is one of the country’s leading post production facilities and was established in February 1992.
In a relatively short period of time, Pyramid has grown and established a reputation offering the widest range of quality facilities to the TV Producer and Corporate client.
Pyramid has always looked for elegant and cost effective solutions to Clients needs and we feel that with the investment in technology and personnel we are clear leaders in our field.
www.pyramid-post.co.uk   (253 words)

 Pyramid - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Pyramid and its owners, employees, associates and agents do not guarantee the accuracy of any material published on this Website, and assume no responsibility for the use of the contents of this site.
Whilst every care has been taken in compiling this information Pyramid and its owners, employees, associates and agents, will not be held responsible for the accuracy of the contents or any omissions.
Pyramid and its owners, employees, associates and agents disclaim all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense however caused, arising from the use of or reliance upon, in any manner, the information provided through this site and does not warrant the truth, accuracy or completeness of the information provided.
www.pyramid.za.net   (152 words)

 Egypt: Pyramid of Unas at Saqqara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Pyramid of Unas at Saqqara, even though the smallest of the Old Kingdom Royal pyramids, is considerably more famous and better known then the king who built it.
Around the whole pyramid, and a smaller cult pyramid, there was once a massive stone wall that was at least seven meters high.
In both of the chambers, the Pyramid Text was written in bas-relief painted in a blue green on all but the west wall of the burial chamber.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/unasp.htm   (1149 words)

 NBC10.com - Health Encyclopedia - Food Guide Pyramid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The food guide pyramid is designed to help people make healthy food choices.
The wider the?food group band, the more of that product you should eat, although the widths are a general guide to portion size, not an exact recommendation.
Unlike the old pyramid, which presented its recommendations in servings, the new guide uses terms such as cups and ounces.
www.nbc10.com /encyclopedia/6862766/detail.html   (363 words)

 A Party Inverted
That language is sometimes in the form of an assault on Democrats and at other times in the form of advocacy for a new policy position.
Because the pyramid is stable, all you have to do is put a different top on it and it works fine.
Imagine a pyramid balancing precariously on its point, which is the presidential candidate.
www.commondreams.org /views05/0330-26.htm   (1060 words)

Dedicated to the proposition that the Great Pyramid is a rational (in the mathematical sense) structure, designed and built by normal people.
This is a radical statement about the Pyramid, especially on the internet because all web pages that I have been able to find that deal with the Pyramid, maintain that it was built and/or inspired by either God or space aliens.
I was perplexed by the fact that over 100,000 people worked on the Pyramid, yet the mathematics in the design remained a secret for so long.
www.aloha.net /~hawmtn/pyramid.htm   (1342 words)

 Pyramid Solitaire
The goal of Pyramid solitaire is to eliminate the entire deck by finding pairs of cards which total thirteen (Kings are eliminated singly).
The cards which are not in the pyramid are cycled throught one at a time.
There are three areas of the screen: Pyramid The pyramid initially contains 28 cards arranged in seven rows.
www.freeworldgroup.com /games/solitaire/pyramid.html   (547 words)

 Great Pyramid of Khufu - El Giza, Egypt - Great Buildings Online
"Pyramid of Cheops" or "Khufu's Pyramid", near Cairo, the farthest north and east of the famous trio, often the pyramid in back in the classic picture.
It is quite possible that Cheop's Great Pyramid consumed more dressed stone blocks than any structure ever built, an estimated 2,300,000 of them, averaging 2.5 tons each.
For ease of modeling the pyramids, it may be useful to also know the triangular face height for each as measured along the surface instead of vertically.
www.greatbuildings.com /buildings/Great_Pyramid.html   (363 words)

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