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The National Academies: Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine

The National Academies: Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Capital Budgeting, Decision Process, Procedure, Definition Capital budgeting is the process by which the financial manager decides whether to invest in specific capital projects or assets. In some situations, the process may entail in acquiring assets that are completely new to the firm. In other situations, it may mean replacing an existing obsolete asset to maintain efficiency. During the capital budgeting process answers to the following questions are sought: What projects are good investment opportunities to the firm? Components of Capital Budgeting Initial Investment Outlay:It includes the cash required to acquire the new equipment or build the new plant less any net cash proceeds from the disposal of the replaced equipment. Net Cash benefits or savings from the operations: This component is calculated as under:-(The incremental change in operating revenues minus the incremental change in the operating cost = Incremental net revenue) minus (taxes) plus or minus (changes in the working capital and other adjustments).

Dive Into HTML5 dsc_MainTop_CDF PEER Health: Opportunities for Researchers in Indonesia and the Philippines A grants program, Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Health is providing support to developing country researchers interested in collaborating with researchers supported by the US Government (USG) funding on implementation science projects reflecting the health priorities of Indonesia and the Philippines. Solicitation for concept notes for Cycle 2 is now open. Deadline to submit a concept note is March 14, 2014. Inter-Academy Agreement: U.S. The U.S. Arab-American Frontiers Program: Organizers met to start planning the 2nd Symposium In preparation for a 2nd Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium an organizing committee was formed consisting of young researchers from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and the United States who all attended the 1st Arab-American Frontiers Symposium in 2011.

CSS Horizontal Align Private Prison Companies Want You Locked Up — Justice Policy Institute Press Release Published: June 22, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 22, 2011Contacts:Zerline Hughes – 202.558.7974 x308 / zhughes@justicepolicy.orgJason Fenster – 202.558.7974 x306 / Private Prison Companies Want You Locked UpNew report highlights political strategies of companies working to make money through harsh policies and longer sentences WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over the past 15 years, the number of people held in all prisons in the United States has increased by 49.6 percent, while private prison populations have increased by 353.7 percent, according to recent federal statistics. Gaming the System: How the Political Strategies of Private Prison Companies Promote Ineffective Incarceration Policies, examines how private prison companies are able to wield influence over legislators and criminal justice policy, ultimately resulting in harsher criminal justice policies and the incarceration of more people. To read Gaming the System CLICK HERE.

JavaScript Image Gallery Making an online gallery of pictures should be a quick process. The gap between snapping some pictures and publishing them on the web ought to be a short one. Here’s a quick and easy way of making a one-page gallery that uses JavaScript to load images and their captions on the fly. The mark-up#section1 Article Continues Below I’ve put together some photographs that I want to make into an online gallery. <ul><li><a href="images/bananas.jpg" title="A bunch of bananas on a table">some bananas</a></li><li><a href="images/condiments.jpg" title="Condiments in a Chinese restaurant">two bottles</a></li><li><a href="images/shells.jpg" title="Seashells on a table">some shells</a></li></ul> Right now, clicking on one of those links leads straight to the image. The JavaScript will dynamically update a placeholder image and description, creating a slideshow effect. I’m going to use a blank .gif for the placeholder image. The JavaScript function#section2 Now it’s time to write the JavaScript. Communities - National Preparedness Coalition Skip to actionsActions 6 Free Sites for Creating Your Own Comics In the days of cold, hard newsprint, only people who could draw were successful comic strip authors. In some cases, this resulted in comic strips that had very nice pictures, but weren't all that funny (cough, Blondie). Thankfully, the Internet has taught us not to accept an inferior form of comic artistry, but a more flexible one. Comic strip enthusiasts who want funny but don't care about pretty drawing can have their strips, those who want artistry have theirs, and even those with very specific tastes can find something just right. The best part about these developments is that they allow you, regardless of any talent as an artist or comedian, to create your very own comic strip. 1. is easy enough for children to use, but there are enough options for adults to get a message across, too. One limiting factor is color. The pre-set options that make the site so easy to use can also be slightly limiting. 2. The site does have some rough patches. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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