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Model Design Manual for Living Streets By Living Streets LA & UCLA Luskin Center
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The Model Street Design Manual focuses on all users and all modes, seeking to achieve balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can... More > travel safely and comfortably. This manual also incorporates features to make streets lively, beautiful, economically vibrant as well as environmentally sustainable. Cities may use this manual in any way that helps them update their current practices, including adopting the entire manual, adopting certain chapters in full or part, modifying or customizing chapters to suit each city’s needs. This manual was created during a 2-day writing charrette, which brought together national experts in living streets concepts. This effort was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation.< Less
Restrictions on Genetically Modified Organisms By The Law Library of Congress Global Legal Research Center
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Argentina was among the first countries in the world to use genetically modified (GM) crops in agriculture,1 using GM technologies in the production of soybeans, corn, and cotton. Argentina first... More > started using GM technologies in 1996 with the introduction of soybeans tolerant of the herbicide glyphosate.2 Since then, Argentina has increased its production of GM crops to become the third largest grower of biotech crops in the world, after the United States and Brazil.3 GM technologies applied in agriculture have resulted in economic benefits for Argentina, a commodities exporting country, of about US$72.6 billion through 2011. The introduction of GM technologies in agriculture in Argentina has resulted in the creation of an estimated 1.8 million jobs through 2011.4 Of the US$72.6 billion in economic benefit, $65.4 billion is attributable to herbicide-tolerant soybeans. Regarding the distribution of economic benefits from cultivating such soybeans, 72.4% went to farmers, 21.2% to the national government...< Less
The National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network Awards for Excellence: 2004 Submitted and Award-Winning Papers (TAP 28) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration funded the Seventh Annual Call for Papers/Awards for Excellence 2004 competition... More > hosted by the National Rural Alcohol and Drug Abuse Network (NRADAN). The Awards for Excellence program was initiated by the late Larry Monson, cofounder of NRADAN, who sought to recognize effective and innovative models of treatment and prevention services for rural populations. The Awards for Excellence publication seeks to promote and showcase research addressing the unique and special challenges of providing treatment services to individuals in rural and frontier areas who abuse substances and their families.< Less
Culture, Identity, and Information Technology in the 21st Century: Implications for U.S. National Security (Enlarged Edition) By Pauline Kusiak et al.
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This monograph describes strategic trends in cultural change and identity formation in the 21st century. While it is impossible to predict credibly the values and beliefs of future generations, the... More > first part of the monograph provides a modest forecast by tracing global trends in the use of language and media, as well as in the use of information and communication technologies. The second part then draws out potential implications of these culture and identity trends for the strength of the U.S. “signal” in the global info communication sphere. The analysis by Dr. Pauline Kusiak suggests that in the next several decades, the world is likely to be more ideologically fragmented than at any time during the 20th century and that the ability of the United States to push back against other “centers of influence” may be comparatively reduced.< Less
Kuwaiti National Security And The U.S. - Kuwaiti Strategic Relationship After Saddam By W. Andrew Terrill & Strategic Studies Institute
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The United States has found no shortage of difficulties in recent years as it has moved forward in implementing its security policies toward the Middle East and especially the Persian/Arabian Gulf.... More > Security threats resulting from an Iraq in turmoil and an assertive Iran are near the top of U.S. concerns about its future security. Efforts to deal with terrorism and to encourage and support the efforts of regional states to stem the rise of violent terrorist groups are also important. Kuwait, while a small country with a limited population, nevertheless has many of the same concerns as the United States in that part of the world. While Kuwait cannot act as a major regional power, it can nevertheless still serve as a valuable ally, whose contributions to regional security and democratization should not be overlooked. These contributions center on strategic geography, economic strength, and a willingness to host U.S. forces that is long-standing in a region where such actions can sometimes be seen as...< Less
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey By National Aeronautics and Space Administration et al.
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The Smell of Kerosene tells the dramatic story of a NASA research pilot who logged over 11,000 flight hours in more than 125 types of aircraft. Donald Mallick gives the reader fascinating firsthand... More > descriptions of his early naval flight training, carrier operations, and his research flying career with NASA and its predecessor agency, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). Mallick joined the NACA as a research pilot at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory at Hampton, Virginia, where he flew modified helicopters and jets, and witnessed the NACA’s evolution into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. After transferring to the NASA Flight Research Center (now NASA Dryden Flight Research Center) at Edwards, California, he became involved with projects that further pushed the boundaries of aerospace technology. These included the giant delta-winged XB-70 supersonic research airplane, the wingless M2-F1 lifting body vehicle, and the triple-sonic YF-12 Blackbird...< Less
The Strength of the King By Marci Lewellen & Sharon Karns
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Across the nations, God is pouring out his spirit to bring his Church into unity and strength. One important response to this outpouring is a mobilization to walk out James 1:27 and Malachi 4:6. ... More > Jesus told his disciples, “If you have seen me you have seen the Father.” It is time for the Bride of Christ to open her arms to the widow and the orphan in such a way that they can say – when I see and know you, I see and know the Father.< Less
RAW YOUTH By Timothy O'Neil
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"RAW YOUTH" is about the aftermath of 9/11 in America as seen through the eyes of a paranoid schizophrenic. After the 9/11 attacks the unnamed protagonist becomes obsessed with the tragedy,... More > creating in his own mind a massively complex and convoluted cosmology of conspiracies ultimately leading back to the figure of his own supposedly dead father. His quest to find the center of his delusions - and find his absent father - takes him across the country and into the heart of his own worst impulses, in the process exposing some of the throbbing tender wounds that still linger across the United States of America.< Less
RAW YOUTH By Timothy O'Neil
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"RAW YOUTH" is about the aftermath of 9/11 in America as seen through the eyes of a paranoid schizophrenic. After the 9/11 attacks the unnamed protagonist becomes obsessed with the tragedy,... More > creating in his own mind a massively complex and convoluted cosmology of conspiracies ultimately leading back to the figure of his own supposedly dead father. His quest to find the center of his delusions - and find his absent father - takes him across the country and into the heart of his own worst impulses, in the process exposing some of the throbbing tender wounds that still linger across the United States of America.< Less
Washington Dc By Enrico Massetti
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This is a guide to the US Capital city of Washington DC It includes photos and descriptions of all the monuments and attractions of the city. It includes also a suggested itinerary for a 3 days... More > visit, with details of destinations for morning, afternoon and evening of each day.< Less

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