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  • Date: 12/17/14 2:20 PM
  • Number: 58881
  • Recommendations: 4
This has to be seen to be believed. It is a ship that contains an entire liquid natural gas processing plant, for use near undersea natural gas wells that are far from land. It is under construction in South Korea, for Exxon, to be used in the Timor
  • Date: 12/16/14 12:16 AM
  • Number: 58845
  • Recommendations: 24
Calabogie: I'm just curious if there's been any discussion here about the abnormally cold summer Europe has just gone through. Here in Germany we had lows in the high 30's in July a couple of times and most of August was in the 40's to 60's. I've
  • Date: 12/13/14 1:27 PM
  • Number: 58811
  • Recommendations: 4
DB2: Apparently the change point analysis (CPA) technique doesn't find a recent change. Is it an appropriate technique? That depends upon the statistical properties of the temperature series (linear trend with first-order autoregressive noise,
  • Date: 12/12/14 5:49 PM
  • Number: 464562
  • Recommendations: 4

Is it really necessary to shout at us?
  • Date: 12/12/14 5:34 PM
  • Number: 58804
  • Recommendations: 3
The project, to be built about 1,200 kilometers (746 miles) from the port city of Mombasa, would generate enough power to meet about 15 percent of the nation’s electricity demand. While about 420 kilometers of transmission lines will have to be
  • Date: 12/8/14 1:22 AM
  • Number: 58672
  • Recommendations: 1
Oops. Shultz was Nixon's Director of the OMB, and then Treasury Secretary, not Reagan's. His first service for Reagan was as Secretary of State. Apologies.

  • Date: 12/8/14 1:18 AM
  • Number: 58671
  • Recommendations: 33
George P. Shultz began his career in business as the Executive Vice President of Bechtel Group, the largest construction and civil engineering company in the USA. That was 1974. By the early 1980s he had reached the level of President.

  • Date: 12/7/14 5:58 PM
  • Number: 58668
  • Recommendations: 22
Goddard: NCDC determined that 2014 is the hottest year on record, by simply making up hot temperatures for entire countries where they have no data.

This suggests a thought experiment!

Let us try using the historical
  • Date: 12/5/14 1:25 PM
  • Number: 253910
  • Recommendations: 63
I must be missing something here.

There are six people in this story. Each has initial assets of €100 (in the form of a promissory note) and liabilities of €100 (a debt). The net worth of each person, insofar as we know it, is zero. The
  • Date: 12/5/14 2:22 AM
  • Number: 66163
  • Recommendations: 0
In addition to AverageJoe's puzzle page, there are some major software packages that require Java, either for the whole system or some components:

-- Open Office
-- Mathematica
-- PhotoShop
-- Illustrator
-- InDesign
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