Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage Seven Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a U.S. Dollar Amount - 1774 to Present In 2011, the relative worth of $100.00 from 2010 is: If you need help/ determining which result is most appropriate for you, see Choosing the Best Indicator to Measure Relative Worth.
This is a list of British words not widely used in the United States . In Canada and Australia , some of the British terms listed are used, although another usage is often preferred. Words with specific British English meanings that have different meanings in American and/or additional meanings common to both languages (e.g. pants , cot ) are to be found at List of words having different meanings in American and British English . When such words are herein used or referenced, they are marked with the flag [DM] (different meaning). Asterisks (*) denote words and meanings having appreciable (that is, not occasional) currency in American, but nonetheless notable for their relatively greater frequency in British speech and writing.
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Leaf Morphology: Phyllode/ Cladode : modifyed stems that act as leaves. Ensiform: leaves sharp edges, taper into a slender point (fern) Stellate: hairs come up like fingers. Looks like cluster of hair. Peltate: "petiole joins to the center" in leaves.
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The constrictor knot is one of the most effective binding knots . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Simple and secure, it is a harsh knot that can be difficult or impossible to untie once tightened. It is made similarly to a clove hitch but with one end passed under the other, forming an overhand knot under a riding turn . The double constrictor knot is an even more robust variation that features two riding turns. [ edit ] History First called "constrictor knot" in Clifford Ashley 's 1944 work The Ashley Book of Knots , this knot likely dates back much further. [ 4 ] Although Ashley seemed to imply that he had invented the constrictor knot over 25 years before publishing The Ashley Book of Knots , [ 1 ] research indicates that he was not its originator. [ 5 ] Ashley's publication of the knot did bring it to wider attention. [ 6 ]
Former "Seasteaders" Come Ashore To Start Libertarian Utopias In Honduran Jungle The seasteader-in-chief is headed ashore. Patri Friedman (that’s Milton Friedman 's grandson to you), who stepped down as the chief executive of the Peter Thiel -backed Seasteading Institute in August, has resurfaced as the CEO of a new for-profit enterprise named Future Cities Development Inc., which aims to create new cities from scratch (on land this time) governed by "cutting-edge legal systems." The startup may have found its first taker in Honduras, whose government amended its constitution in January to permit the creation of special autonomous zones exempt from local and federal laws. Future Cities has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to build a city in one such zone starting next year. Seasteading, i.e. the creation of sovereign nations floating offshore, is enshrined in libertarian thought as an end-run around the constraints of stodgy nation-states.
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CHINA TO LAUNCH EARTH-OBSERVATION SATELLITE - China will launch its first satellite for a high-resolution system for Earth observation in April, a government agency said Thursday. Examinations of the satellite and its carrier rocket -- the Long March 2D -- have been completed and the satellite is now in the launch stage, Xinhua quoted the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SATIND) in a statement. More ( Source: Zee News ) RUSSIAN SPACESHIP DOCKS WITH ORBITING INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION - A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts successfully docked Friday with the International Space Station, bringing the size of the crew at the orbiting lab to six. Chris Cassidy of the United States and Russians Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin traveled six hours in the capsule before linking up with the space station's Russian Rassvet research module over the Pacific Ocean, just off Peru, at 02:28 GMT. XM-5 SIRIUS FM-5 XM-3 XM-1 XM-2 SIRIUS 3 SIRIUS 2 SIRIUS 1
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PIP-Boy 3000 Prototype, Apocalypse Inches Ever Closer — Atomik – We Find The Awesome For You By James on September 27th, 2011 at 3:48 pm Gadgets , Technology , Video Games The Fallout Universe is still my favorite to gallivant around in, loaded down with energy weapons and homemade mines, blowing Super Mutants to what’s left of oblivion. While companions are good for soaking up bullets, I prefer to go it alone, carrying the only companion a lonely, blood-thirsty wastelander needs: the trusty PIP-Boy . Being that nuclear devastation is one of those ever-looming inevitabilities of life (like rain when you’ve forgotten your umbrella or running out of railroad spikes just as a Super-Mutant Behemoth charges you with a rebar club) I’ve done my best to prepare for the apocalypse so far. Sadly, the one thing still missing from my arsenal is a good old Vault-Tec PIP-Boy strapped to my wrist to tell me when I’ve broken all my limbs.
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