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The Library of Congress. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained. See EFF notes on fair use and links from it for a detailed answer, but bear the following in mind: The "fair use" exemption to (U.S.) copyright law was created to allow things such as commentary, parody, news reporting, research and education about copyrighted works without the permission of the author.

10 Big Myths about copyright explained

That's vital so that copyright law doesn't block your freedom to express your own works -- only the ability to appropriate other people's. Intent, and damage to the commercial value of the work are important considerations. Are you reproducing an article from the New York Times because you needed to in order to criticise the quality of the New York Times, or because you couldn't find time to write your own story, or didn't want your readers to have to register at the New York Times web site? The first is probably fair use, the others probably aren't. Fair use is generally a short excerpt and almost always attributed. GenBank Overview. ChemBank - Initiative for Chemical Genetics. The Cybrary. Pew Global Attitudes Project - A series of worldwide public opinion surveys.

Holidays and Other Dates in the US Secular Calendar. First published on 1996 July 15; last updated 2001 January 4 by Marcos J.

Holidays and Other Dates in the US Secular Calendar

Montes. Holidays Covered | Algorithms Used | References Output You will a receive a listing of the holidays covered below. For holidays that occur on fixed dates, the day of the week is provided. Federal Holidays & Government Documents THIS SECTION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS GOVERNMENT RULES CHANGE. Official rules covering Federal Holidays in the USA may be found at the Office of Personnel Management. The following information in this section (in red on most browsers, and between horizontal rules) is courtesy the OPM. ZIP Code Lookup - Search By Address. Advanced Web Search. - Largest Free Public Records Directory.

Yellow Pages. iTools. Howstuffworks. Free Book - Free Cliff Notes, Book Notes, Summaries & Study Guides. A Dictionary of Measures, Units and Conversions. Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press.

Area Code Listing, by Number. The cities listed with each area code are the major cities for that area code; this originated as the city in which the switch computer for that area code is located, but is no longer the case.

Area Code Listing, by Number

The cities listed are not intended to be exhaustive. This list is updated only when an Internet user informs me of a (pending) change. There are no special data sources from which this is generated -- just the cooperation of the Net. I do not have anything to do with phone companies etc; I do research in computer security, and this is just a random service for/of/by the Internet community. See also the listing by state/country and the NANPA data. . * indicates that daylight savings time is not observed. "split" refers to a service area served by one area code being subdivided into two or more areas, with the original area code serving one of the subdivisions and new areacode(s) serving the other(s).

The split/overlay information is not exhaustive. This document is at check there for updates. FindArticles - News, Magazines, Reference - On Health, Fitness, Business, Home, Arts, Computers. White & Yellow Pages. Golden Web - 2005/2006. A Virtual Library of Useful URLs Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification. UC Berkeley Digital Library Project. Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus. Reference, Facts, News ... Free and Family-friendly Resources. Home MENSA. Howstuffworks. ODP - Open Directory Project. Download Section. The World Factbook. WHEN WORKS PASS INTO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN. The Straight Dope Front Page.

Prayer. Anomalies Unlimited. Time Zone Check - Time Zones of the World. Online Etymology Dictionary. Top 100 Speeches by Rank. The Power of Oratory in the United States. The Word Spy - heteroflexible. (het.ur.oh.FLEKS.uh.bul) n.

The Word Spy - heteroflexible

A heterosexual person who is open to relationships with people of the same sex. —adj. Also: hetero-flexible, heteroflex. —heteroflexibility n. First, there was the term "homosexual," then "gay" and "lesbian," then the once taboo "dyke" and "queer. " Now, all bets are off. With the universe of gender and sexual identities expanding, a gay youth culture emerging, acceptance of gays rising and label loyalty falling, the gay lexicon has exploded with scores of new words and blended phrases that delineate every conceivable stop on the identity spectrum — at least for this week. Someone who is "genderqueer," for example, views the gender options as more than just male and female or doesn't fit into the binary male-female system. "The language thing is tricky," said Thom Lynch, the director of the San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center. As for sexuality, don't get me started.

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