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Darker than DEATH By Richard Allen
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The death of a respected Bristol artist is written-off as the unfortunate consequences of an apparently bungled burglary by an unknown opportunist. But, at police headquarters, Superintendent Mark... More > Faraday is not so easily convinced. As Faraday, with DCI Kay Yin, investigate the death, he begins to uncover a web of betrayal and dishonesty that stretches from the battlefields of the Great War and an abattoir in the small Belgian village of Boesinghe in November 1914 to the very heart of present-day British government and the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, oblivious to the betrayal and dishonesty that stalks him within his own headquarters, where loyalty by many is fleeting and deceit by some corrupting.< Less
Dangers of Identity Theft By Pj Germain
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As our lives become more dependent on conveniences like credit cards, the Internet and other technologies we also open up doors to opportunistic thieves. These identity thieves seek to use our name,... More > credit and money to steal and commit fraud. Victims are left fighting – sometimes for years – to overcome the debts, clear their reputation and deal with the emotional consequences of being victimized. With estimates of nearly 10 million Americans being victimized within a year along with millions of others around the world it is crucial that you learn the steps you must take to prevent, identify and combat identity theft. Protect Yourself and Your Family from Becoming Victims!!!< Less
Freak By Ron Sanders
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A shadow haunts the sunny streets of Venice Beach, working his way through all the women and valuables he can handle. So far he’s been lucky. But too much of a good thing makes a man careless;... More > he gets sloppy, he lets down his guard. From bizarre arrest to explosive conclusion, Freak is a wild rollercoaster of a ride, featuring impossible escapes, a dizzying manhunt, and a gothic mini-movie of a courtroom confession, wherein you’ll meet the real Nicolas Vilenov, slippery opportunist and soulless predator, bogeyman of a thousand suppressed dreams.< Less
Symbiontic and antagonistic microorganisms in ornamental plants By domenico prisa
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Recent discoveries show them as opportunistic, avirulent plant symbionts as well as parasites of other fungi. Some strains establish robust and long-lasting colonization of roots by entering into the... More > first epidermal layers. Root colonization frequently results in enhancing of growth and development, crop productivity or induction of resistance to abiotic and biotic factors. The association (interaction) microorganism/plant represents, especially for the first ones, an optimal system to satisfy its needs in terms of nutrition, water, protection to adverse environmental factors (water stress, radiation, extreme temperatures) and to competitors. Plants, therefore, represent a valuable habitat for many heterotrophic organisms and a source of nutrients.< Less
ICE: Prelude to the Navarre Link By A. Keasy Brauneis
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When Napoleon Nash and Jackson Kiefer accept the governor's offer of working undercover in exchange for pardons, they had no idea how difficult escaping their past would be. Still wanted by the law... More > in order to maintain their cover, they struggle to survive with every lawman, bounty hunter, and opportunist trying to collect the rewards on them. Then, a chance meeting with a ranching family brings trouble to all involved. Nash and Kiefer slide into old habits to draw the law away from their new friends and help them rise above the consequences of taking in two frozen 'saddle tramps' in need of saving.< Less
The Hormone Dispute By John Dodd Thompson
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The uneasy relationship between science and the law is explored through this history of the long-running dispute between the European Union and a number of other countries over the EU's ban on the... More > production or importation of meat treated with growth hormones. The core of the debate was the opportunistic use of scientific evidence as a basis for politically motivated legislation, in this case the elimination of foreign competition on supposed health grounds. The case went through many rounds of challenge and arbitration in the WTO and GATT. The role of scientific evidence in the creation of legislation is discussed in depth, along with the role of international bodies in dispute settlement.< Less
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Variety Is The Spice Of Life By I M
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Teaching Resource/material. Classroom. Notes. Subject : English Language Learning Methode : Noticing Nota Bene K12 "special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity". a phrase or a fixed... More > expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. Categorized as formulaic language. Expressions such as these have figurative meaning. When one says "The devil is in the details", one is not expressing a belief in demons, but rather one means that things may look good on the surface, but upon scrutiny, undesirable aspects are revealed. Similarly, when one says "The early bird gets the worm", one is not suggesting that there is only one opportunity; rather one means there are plenty of opportunities, but for the sake of the idiom one plays along, and imagines that there is only one. Alternatively, the figurative translation of this phrase is that the most attentive and astute individual, or perhaps the hardest working or most opportunistic receives the most desirable opportunity.< Less
Wag the Dog By I M
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Teaching Resource/material. Classroom. Notes. Subject : English Language Learning Methode : Noticing Nota Bene K12 "special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity". a phrase or a fixed... More > expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. Categorized as formulaic language. Expressions such as these have figurative meaning. When one says "The devil is in the details", one is not expressing a belief in demons, but rather one means that things may look good on the surface, but upon scrutiny, undesirable aspects are revealed. Similarly, when one says "The early bird gets the worm", one is not suggesting that there is only one opportunity; rather one means there are plenty of opportunities, but for the sake of the idiom one plays along, and imagines that there is only one. Alternatively, the figurative translation of this phrase is that the most attentive and astute individual, or perhaps the hardest working or most opportunistic receives the most desirable opportunity.< Less