Identify an old Folbot. Folbot Forum. Temperature Conversion, Weight Conversion and Length Conversion. Types of Networks - LAN WAN MAN and Area Networks. One way to categorize the different types of computer network designs is by their scope or scale.
For historical reasons, the networking industry refers to nearly every type of design as some kind of area network. Common examples of area network types are: LAN - Local Area Network WLAN - Wireless Local Area Network WAN - Wide Area Network MAN - Metropolitan Area Network SAN - Storage Area Network, System Area Network, Server Area Network, or sometimes Small Area Network CAN - Campus Area Network, Controller Area Network, or sometimes Cluster Area Network PAN - Personal Area Network DAN - Desk Area Network LAN and WAN were the original categories of area networks, while the others have gradually emerged over many years of technology evolution.
Note that these network types are a separate concept from network topologies such as bus, ring and star. See also - Introduction to Network Topologies LAN - Local Area Network A LAN connects network devices over a relatively short distance. World Weather Online™ - Global weather forecast and weather content provider. Folding Kayaks Forum. Order a repair. JOHN HARRIS : It's an Illusion.
Backpacking and travel info for budget travelers. The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler. Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation.
As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order). I’m still working on my eBook “70 Vacations in 7 Months“. The project has consumed most of my time of late. If you attended the presentation with myself and Tynan, shoot me over an email (if you haven’t already) and I’ll make sure you receive a free copy upon completion The Top 20!
Couch Surfing Hands down my favorite travel website on the internet. Travellers Point Travellerspoint is a small travel community that features expert travel advice. Momondo How can a Danish aggregator feature cheaper flights within the U.S, than any American flight aggregator? Escape The City Escape the City is a new website that continues to grow like wildfire. Hostel World Trip-it AirBnB Flyer Talk Seat Guru. CHIEF SEATTLE'S LETTER. CHIEF SEATTLE'S LETTER "The President in Washington sends word that he wishes to buy our land.
But how can you buy or sell the sky? The land? The idea is strange to us. If we do not own the freshness of the air and the sparkle of the water, how can you buy them? Every part of the earth is sacred to my people. Chief Seattle's Speech of 1854 - Version 1. Version 1 (below) appeared in the Seattle Sunday Star on Oct. 29, 1887, in a column by Dr.
Henry A. Smith. "CHIEF SEATTLE'S 1854 ORATION" - ver . 1 Yonder sky that has wept tears of compassion upon my people for centuries untold, and which to us appears changeless and eternal, may change. Today is fair. There was a time when our people covered the land as the waves of a wind-ruffled sea cover its shell-paved floor, but that time long since passed away with the greatness of tribes that are now but a mournful memory. Youth is impulsive. Our good father in Washington--for I presume he is now our father as well as yours, since King George has moved his boundaries further north--our great and good father, I say, sends us word that if we do as he desires he will protect us.
To us the ashes of our ancestors are sacred and their resting place is hallowed ground. Day and night cannot dwell together. It matters little where we pass the remnant of our days. Weather model gfs europe precipitation 12 gmt + 3 precipitation/clouds weatheronline. Most recent model run Su 13.04.2014 12 GMT Whats new Comments Membership info Register new Login City: New Cluster GFS ENS New Event probability P Region - GFS Parameter - GFS Archive - GFS - Precipitation P Models Ensemble Analysis Soundings panel 1panel 2panel 3panel 4 Base Su 13.04 15 GMT Mouseover effect [?]
National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor - In Focus. National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30.
For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St. This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies.
Russia, polar region of West Siberia, Tazovsky Peninsula. 28485008.jpg (JPEG Image, 1536×1152 pixels) A World Without People - In Focus. For a number of reasons, natural and human, people have recently evacuated or otherwise abandoned a number of places around the world -- large and small, old and new.
Gathering images of deserted areas into a single photo essay, one can get a sense of what the world might look like if humans were to vanish from the planet altogether. Collected here are recent scenes from nuclear-exclusion zones, blighted urban neighborhoods, towns where residents left to escape violence, unsold developments built during the real estate boom, ghost towns, and more. [41 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: A tree grows from the top of a chimney in an abandoned factory yard in Luque, on the outskirts of Asuncion, Paraguay, on October 2 , 2011.
A bust of Confucius rests at an abandoned workshop in the town of Dangcheng in Quyang county, 240 km (150 miles) southwest of Beijing, on December 7, 2011. Ivy grows over a street in Tomioka town, Fukushima, northeastern Japan, on August 19, 2011. Breathtaking World of Ice under a Frozen River (6 pics) There is a beauty that lies underneath the icy Tianuksa River in Leningradskaya Oblast, Russia. An otherworldly cavern of layered ice and glistening crystalline forming under the surface of the river. This phenomenon of a place was discovered by 55-year-old Russian photographer Yuri Ovchinnikov and his son completely by accident. Air gaps create a two foot gap allowing the brave explorers to carefully crawl into the cave in hopes that the ice would not crack beneath them. These photos express a risk and a dedication to allow others to see such an amazing unseen world. It is just one of the thousands of posts that we have on the AdiTone.com. Fullmoonhike.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)
Know the Answers to These Questions Before Your Job Interview. @Adam: rrrr... last time I checked if you want to go work as a webdesigner in a webdesign company you still have to go in for a jobinterview @Adam: For web designers, the only things I really care about is samples and how long it takes them to complete a given piece of work.
So if you mainly work on the web, make a webspace, showcasing all the work you have done with thumbnails linking to full size screenshots, and a link to the actual site as well. The reason for the screenshot, is in case the site disappears or they change their layout. Mention if you can make designs in html, asp, php, or which ever languages you can do, if it applies. If you haven't done any actual sites, then design some to show off your PS skills - or offer some work for free in exchange for a link on their page for a really crappy designed site - there are plenty out there.
Obviously you will still have to sell yourself, but with all this done previously, you make it much easier for people to hire you. MacroHistory : World History. Ancient Astronauts - Ancient Gods and Aliens... Ancient Civilizations. World History Database. Ancient History Encyclopedia. What can you learn on youtube? - Teh uber1337 Soup.
Rules for correct use of the apostrophe. In UK and US English, the apostrophe is used: To indicate the possessive.
To indicate missing letters. Sometimes to indicate the structure of unusual words. 1. To indicate the possessive. This is Peter's book. Personal pronouns (words like I, you, he, she, it, we, they) indicate the possessive by becoming a whole new word. The house is yours. It's means it is or it has. 2. You can't have it.
But we don't always use apostrophes: 15, Elm Rd. In the cases where you wouldn't use an apostrophe in the singular, don't use it for the plural: I had one photo. But we say this CD's broken because it's a short form of this CD is broken. 3. A few words are sufficiently confusing that we want to indicate to the reader how the word is constructed. He bcc'd a copy to all the managers. But you might consider: He sent a blind copy to all the managers Mind your ps and qs Dot your is and cross your ts A list of DOs and DON'Ts. There's no need for it in: She got three As in her exams.
Twelve weeks pregnant. Grammar Explained. Visual News - The Cure For Eyeball Boredom. InfoBarrel - Crowdsourcing Information. Screwy Portraits. Staff Picks. Aesop's Fables - Online Collection - 656+ fables - Release : Drugs, The Law & Human Rights. How to Fool Face Recognition Systems With Make Up. Zazen Life. The List Blog - Top 10 Lists. Experience Vaults: Play Chess Online - InstantChess.com (Cup of coffee compatible) The Problem of Space Travel, Table of Contents. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor Editorial Comment: This electronic text of The Problem of Space Travel is a rough version that omits numerous illustrations and other items that are included in the published volume.
The text for the figures is included in this electronic version so that readers can see where illustrations are supposed to be inserted. A paperback edition of this book, including all illustrations, charts, and figures, can be purchased for $11.00, including postage, from the Government Printing Office. Order GPO Stock Number #033-000-01147-4 $11.00 GPO Order Form Table of Contents Foreword Preface Introduction The Power of Gravity The Practical Gravitational Boundary of the Earth The Free Orbit Maneuvering in the Gravitational Fields of Outer Space The Armor Barrier of the Earth's Atmosphere The Highest Altitudes Reach to Date The Cannon Shot into Outer Space The Reactive Force The Reaction Vehicle The Rocket Previous Researchers Addressing the Problem of Space Flight. Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. The Best Science Fiction Books (According to Reddit) Recently, someone asked Reddit for a list of the best science fiction books of all time.
Being a fan of sci-fi, and wanting to expand my own reading list, I thought it would be helpful to tally the results and preserve them here for future reference. I've also included selected quotes from the comments, as well as my own notes on the books I've already read. PS: All book images in this post are copyright Amazon, and were retrieved using my Big Book Search Engine.
So, without further ado, here are the Greatest Sci-Fi Books of All Time, ordered by upvote count: Dune Frank Herbert - 1965 "There's a reason it's the global top selling science fiction book of all time. " - NibblyPig If you have a chance, track down the excellent full cast audiobook (unabridged!) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams - 1979 "I really love the cool combination of humor, philosophy, and sheer nuttiness of the entire series. " - Scarbrow Ender's Game Orson Scott Card - 1985 Foundation Trilogy Isaac Asimov - 1942. Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Reviews. Science Fiction - A Nerd’s Guide to Reading. SF Signal - A Speculative Fiction Blog. Sci-Fi Lists - Top 100 Sci-Fi Books.