100 Search Engines For Academic Research Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. Check out our new, up-to-date collection to discover the very best search engine for finding the academic results you’re looking for. General Need to get started with a more broad search? iSEEK Education:iSeek is an excellent targeted search engine, designed especially for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. Meta Search Want the best of everything? Dogpile:Find the best of all the major search engines with Dogpile, an engine that returns results from Google, Yahoo! Databases and Archives Books & Journals Science Math & Technology Social Science
Coping with Grief Insurance Claims and the Appraisal Clause | Page 4 SAN FRANCISCO — A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee. Authorities say the tiny town of Weed near the base of Mount Shasta is under siege from a 300-acre blaze that erupted around 1:30 p.m. Monday. The blaze also burned Weed’s Catholic church to the ground and damaged a lumber mill. Winds gusting to 40 mph are pushing the flames into the town. Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputies have gone door-to-door to evacuate the town and nearby Carrick and Lake Shastina. The main north-south freeway, Interstate 5, has been closed in the area. Firefighters work to put out fires and protect structures along Center Street on Monday.GREG BARNETTE/THE RECORD SEARCHLIGHT/AP Firefighters work to put out fires and protect structures along Center Street on Monday. The blaze has burned a less than a square mile and destroyed 21 structures — 20 of them homes, CalFire spokesman Dennis Mathisen said. The destructive fire led Gov.
Truth in sentencing In some cases, truth in sentencing is linked to other movements, such as mandatory minimum sentencing (in which particular crimes yield automatic sentences no matter what the extenuating circumstances), and habitual offender or "three strikes" laws (in which state law requires the state courts to hand down mandatory and extended periods of incarceration to persons who have been convicted of a criminal offense on multiple occasions). In the United States, federal laws currently requires that those convicted of federal crimes serve a "substantial portion" of their original sentence. This is achieved by eliminating or restricting parole and/or remissions. The first law requiring TIS was passed in 1984, and a number of states now have them. In 1994, a federal TIS law was passed: to qualify for TIS federal funding, offenders must serve at least 85% of their sentence for qualifying crimes before becoming eligible for parole. Canada See also References
Guide to Law Online | Law Library of Congress The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information. The Guide to Law Online is an annotated compendium of Internet links; a portal of Internet sources of interest to legal researchers. Although the Guide is selective, inclusion of a site by no means constitutes endorsement by the Law Library of Congress. In compiling this list, emphasis wherever possible has been on sites offering the full texts of laws, regulations, and court decisions, along with commentary from lawyers writing primarily for other lawyers. Materials related to law and government that were written by or for lay persons also have been included, as have government sites that provide even quite general information about themselves or their agencies.
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5 ways to make a bulletproof will In an ideal world, your final wishes would remain just that: final. But in reality, dissatisfied heirs might look for any opportunity to grab what they feel they deserve. Now more than ever, it’s essential to make a will that’s as bulletproof as possible. “People are living longer, and their lives are getting messier,” says Stephen Hartnett, associate director of education for the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. There’s more time for a second marriage, more time for valuables to pile up, more time for the family tree to sprout some unfamiliar branches — all of which can cloud who gets what after you’re gone. Here are five measures you can take to offset potential challenges to your will. 1. A no-contest clause is a stipulation that discourages people from disputing your will. No-contest clauses won’t disincentivize people who were already left out, as they have nothing to lose by challenging, Hartnett says. 2. 3. 4. “The internet is a terrible lawyer,” Bilderback warns. 5.
List of academic databases and search engines Wikipedia list article This page contains a representative list of notable databases and search engines useful in an academic setting for finding and accessing articles in academic journals, institutional repositories, archives, or other collections of scientific and other articles. Databases and search engines differ substantially in terms of coverage and retrieval qualities. Users need to account for qualities and limitations of databases and search engines, especially those searching systematically for records such as in systematic reviews or meta-analyses. As the distinction between a database and a search engine is unclear for these complex document retrieval systems, see: the general list of search engines for all-purpose search engines that can be used for academic purposesthe article about bibliographic databases for information about databases giving bibliographic information about finding books and journal articles. See also References
Landwalker Witchery The problem of evil, as described circa 300 B.C. In about 300 B.C., Epicurus eloquently summed up the problem of the existence of evil. It has come to be known as the Riddle of Epicurus or the Epicurean paradox. It was translated by David Hume in the Dialogues concerning Natural Religion: If God is willing to prevent evil, but is not able to Then He is not omnipotent.If He is able, but not willing Then He is malevolent.If He is both able and willing Then whence cometh evil?If He is neither able nor willing Then why call Him God? Tags: Epicurus, problem of evil Category: Good and Evil, Quotes About the Author (Author Profile) Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice.
Fwd: Is It OK to Drink Your Pee? 5 Meaningful Methods Of Meditation Fractal Enlightenment| There’s a myriad of methods for meditation. Some are easy and some are difficult. All require daily practice to perfect. Here are five of the most popular methods of meditation and what they each bring to the Meditation Table. Mindfulness, or Spiritual Method: A most popular method comes from Buddhist meditation practice of Vipassana. How to: One can practice mindfulness in any position, even lying down. Zen or Zazen Method: Also from the Buddhist tradition, this method is all about simply sitting. How to: The most effective positioning of the body for the practice of Zazen is the stable, symmetrical position of the seated Buddha. Kundalini or Transcendental Method: This method comes from the Vedanta Hinduism tradition and ties into different forms of Yoga practices. How to: Breathing is primary. Qigong Method or Movement Method: This method comes from the Taoist tradition. Drumming and/or Om Method: This may be the oldest form of meditation known to humanity.
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