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  • 141 Cultural views of suicide — Various human cultures may have views on suicide not directly or solely linked to religious views of suicide.suicide Germaine Greer stated suicide is an act of hostility. [http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/video.htm?pres=20080814 story=1] East Asian …

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  • 142 Useful conversions and formulas for air dispersion modeling — Various governmental agencies involved with environmental protection and with occupational safety and health have promulgated regulations limiting the allowable concentrations of gaseous pollutants in the ambient air or in emissions to the… …

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  • 143 History of measurement systems in India — Various indigenous systems of measurement have been developed and employed in India over the ages. This page presents a brief overview of the history of measuring systems in India.Indigenous systemsThe Manusmriti, an ancient Indian text, sets out …

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  • 144 Radix economy — Various proposals have been made to quantify the relative costs between using different radices in representing numbers.DefinitionThe radix economy E ( b , N ) for any particular number N in a given base b is equal to the number of digits needed… …

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  • 145 Proxy Armies in the 20th Century — Various nations have used proxy armies to fight their wars and to protect their interestsProxy Armies of the former Soviet UnionVarious Marxist rebels were proxy armies for the Soviet Union ranging from Angola to Vietnam. These organizations were …

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  • 146 Lancia Zagato — Various sports and fast touring Lancia cars have had bodies built or designed by the great Italian design house Zagato. These include the 1953–60 Lancia Appia Zagato V4 and the 1958 – 1960s Lancia Flaminia Zagato V6, both with aluminum bodies… …

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  • 147 School of English — Various English literature university departments or programs are known as the School of English. Articles on such schools include: *School of English (University of Wales, Bangor) *Queen s School of English, at Queen s University in Canada;See… …

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  • 148 Sport in Bratislava — Various sports and sports teams have a long tradition in Bratislava, with many sport teams and individuals competing in the best Slovak and international leagues and competitions.Many significant sports events, such as World and European… …

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  • 149 Education in Tokyo — Various schools and universities serve Tokyo, Japan. Primary and secondary schools Publicly run kindergartens, elementary schools (years 1 through 6), and junior high schools (7 through 9) are operated by local wards or municipal offices. Public… …

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  • 150 Historical definitions of races in India — Various attempts have been made, under the British Raj and later times, to classify the population of India according to a racial typology. After the independence, in pursuance of the Government s policy to discourage community distinctions based …

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  • 151 Geopolitical divisions of Europe — Various geopolitical divisions of Europe into various regions were introduced at different times by different experts and authorities. Accordingly, many countries may be included into different regions. For example, Geographically, Armenia is… …

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  • 152 Geographic Beanie Babies — Various Beanie Babies were made exclusively for retail in the country they represented, though they can be found on the secondary market elsewhere in the world.North AmericaCanadaMapleMaple the Bear was the first Beanie Baby bear that was made in …

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  • 153 Academic grading in New Zealand — Various methods of Academic grading in New Zealand is shown below.High schoolsIn 2004, high school grades were changed from various percentage and rank based scales for different year levels, to a four grade system (the lowest being a failing… …

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  • 154 fish poison tree — various trees come under this heading as parts are used to poison fish, e.g. Acacia ditricha (family Mimosaceae), the leaves of which are poisonous to fish when rubbed in a bag until a soapy foam comes out (Australia), and various Piscidia… …

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  • 155 fish-poison tree — various trees come under this heading as parts are used to poison fish, e.g. Acacia ditricha (family Mimosaceae), the leaves of which are poisonous to fish when rubbed in a bag until a soapy foam comes out (Australia), and various Piscidia… …

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  • 156 medicinal fish — various fishes and fish parts have been used in cultures world wide as perceived cures and treatments for ailments. Numbfish (Torpedinidae) applied to the temples cured headaches; sole placed over the site of the spleen helped alleviate… …

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  • 157 Caucasian peoples —       various ethnic groups living in the Caucasus, a geographically complex area of mountain ranges, plateaus, foothills, plains, rivers, and lakes, with grasslands, forests, marshes, and dry steppes. The complex of regions harbours more than 50 …

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  • 158 Beer in Venezuela — Various Venezuelan beers, from left to right: Top row: Polar, Maltin Polar, Polar Solera, Polar Ice, Polar Light (old bottle), Bottom row: Regional Draft, Cerveza Zulia, Polar Zero and Polar Solera Light Beer is a popular beverage in Venezuela.… …

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  • 159 Neanderthal admixture theory — Various theories of Neanderthal admixture in modern human DNA, i.e. the result of interbreeding of Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans during the Middle Paleolithic has been debated throughout the 20th century, and in terms of… …

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  • 160 last, latest —    Various authorities have issued various strictures against using last when you mean latest. Clearly, last should not be used when it might be misinterpreted, as in the last episode of the television series when you mean the most recent but not …

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