Book Recommendation: What is the best biography book you have read which has made a profound impact in your life?"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.
Is it a fair to pay lecturers(American system) so much less than tenured faculty since lecturers often teach a greater number of courses?No, it is not fair to pay lecturers so much less than tenured faculty. Lecturers often teach a greater number of courses and deserve to be paid commensurate with their experience and expertise.
Why does a continuously charged lead acid battery have a longer life-span than one which sits "drained" between charges?Lead acid batteries will sulfate if left inactive for too long, which will lead to reduced capacity and eventually failure.
What prevented military action during the Cuban Missile Crisis?The Cuban Missile Crisis was a time when the United States and the Soviet Union came close to nuclear war. The crisis began on October 14, 1962, when American spies discovered that the Soviet Union was building nuclear missile sites in Cuba. The missiles were capable of reaching the United States, and American leaders believed that they would be used to attack American cities.
President John F. Kennedy ordered a naval blockade of Cuba to prevent the Soviet Union from delivering more missiles to the island. He also issued a public ultimatum to the Soviet Union, demanding that they remove the missiles from Cuba.
The Soviet Union agreed to remove the missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise from the United States not to invade the island.
Why do recruiters include 0 incentives in their emails to court engineering candidates?There are a few reasons why recruiters might include 0 incentives in their emails to court engineering candidates. First, the recruiter may not be aware of any incentives that would be appealing to engineering candidates. Second, the recruiter may be trying to save on costs by not offering any incentives. Finally, the recruiter may believe that engineering candidates are not interested in incentives.
Is there a God? If yes, is it Allah, God, or the universe itself?There is no one answer to this question as it is a matter of personal belief. Some people believe in a specific god, such as Allah or God, while others believe in a more general sense of a higher power or the universe itself. Ultimately, what someone believes about the existence of a god is up to them.
What is the likelihood that a teenage girl with borderline personality disorder would end up having an inappropriate/sexual relationship with a new stepfather if he is attracted to her, lacks morals, and she is desperately looking for love/attention?The likelihood of this happening is quite high.
Why are most serial killers Caucasians?There is no one answer to this question. There are several possible explanations, including socio-economic factors, cultural factors, and individual psychology.
Generally how long does it take for your thyroid levels to decrease?It can take several weeks for your levels to decrease.
If Superman is invulnerable, why doesn't he wear shorts and short sleeves?superpower
Which song will you choose to listen to when you are lying in bed waiting for death?"Angels" by Robbie Williams
When can you move again normally after a belly aesthetic surgery?It depends on the individual. Belly aesthetic surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the abdominal area and the repair of weakened or separated muscles. Most people are able to return to their normal activities within 4-6 weeks.
What movie scenes had an actor running scared?There are many movie scenes in which actors appear to be running scared. Some examples include:
- The opening scene from "The Silence of the Lambs" in which Jodie Foster's character is running away from a murderer
- The scene from "Jaws" in which the two men are running away from the shark
- The scene from "E.T." in which the kids are running away from the government agents
What is something illegal most people do regularly without realizing it?Most people do not realize that it is illegal to jaywalk.
Is brandy good for your health?There is no definitive answer to this question as the health benefits of brandy depend on the individual. Some people may find that drinking small amounts of brandy can help to improve their overall health, while others may find that it has no positive effect whatsoever. Additionally, it is important to note that any potential health benefits associated with brandy are likely to be offset by the health risks associated with excessive alcohol consumption. Therefore, it is generally advisable to moderate one's alcohol intake in order to avoid any negative health effects.
Why are ducks white?Ducks are white because they have a lot of feathers and when the sun shines on them, they look white.
What is the best way to care for alley cats?The best way to care for alley cats is to ensure that they have access to food and water, and that their shelters are clean and dry.
What does a chemically dependent alcoholic who has tremors with withdrawal, need to do to repair their body and nervous system?Other than receiving professional help for their alcoholism, a chemically dependent alcoholic who has tremors with withdrawal needs to eat a healthy diet, get adequate sleep, and exercise regularly to repair their body and nervous system.
Shouldn’t people who are against abortion be heavily encouraged to foster or adopt children?There is no definitive answer to this question as people have different opinions on the matter. Some people who are against abortion may be encouraged to foster or adopt children, while others may not feel that this is the best way to help children in need. Ultimately, the decision of whether or not to foster or adopt children is a personal one and should be made based on what the individual feels is best for them and the children they wish to help.
In “drift” racing, how often do teams have to replace tires?This can vary depending on the race track and the racing series. In general, teams will have to replace tires more often if the track is abrasive, has a lot of Turns, or is longer.
How can I share a powerpoint online without giving the user the ability to copy/download the file? Is this an option on Office 365/Google Drive/Dropbox or do I need another virtual drive app?I would like to share my business plan on Dropbox and Google Drive but I do not want the ability to download the file.
In Google Drive you need to open the document then right click and send as view only. The problem with this is that autoplay video will stop working, but the link you can share does not allow to download.
How might narcissist relationship partners’ significant others constructively inform said narcissists that their weak self-esteem is what is driving their need to adopt maladaptive defenses?The most important thing is to be honest with the narcissist and explain that their weak self-esteem is driving their need to adopt maladaptive defenses. It is also important to be supportive and empathize with the narcissist while they work on improving their self-esteem.
I have heard horror stories about how scary state mental hospitals are. Has anyone ever been inside one or worked in one?The majority of state mental hospitals are actually quite clean and well-run. The staff is usually very caring and attentive, and the patients are usually comfortable and safe. There are always going to be exceptions to this general rule, but overall, state mental hospitals are not nearly as scary as people make them out to be.
Why do American fighter jets have Gatling cannons and most European nations opt for a single barrel on their cannons?There is no definitive answer to this question, but there are a few possible explanations. One reason may be that American fighter jets are designed to engage in dogfights, while European jets are typically used in bombing missions. Dogfights require a high rate of fire, so a Gatling cannon is more advantageous. Another reason may be that American fighter jets are generally more heavily armed than European jets.
What are computer-aided drug discoveries?Computer-aided drug discoveries (CADD) are computer programs that are used to help in the process of discovering new drugs. These programs can be used to screen large numbers of compounds for potential activity, to design new compounds that are more likely to be active, and to predict the activities of new compounds.
How do you feel about Trump's FDA pulling the approval for hydroxychloroquine?I am conflicted. On one hand, hydroxychloroquine is a potentially life-saving drug for people who are infected with the coronavirus. On the other hand, Trump's FDA pulling the approval for hydroxychloroquine is based on questionable science and could potentially do more harm than good.
Is it correct to use a Subject-Object-Verb (SOV) structure in English? Is there any other possibility? For instance: "John an apple is eating."No, it is not correct to use a Subject-Object-Verb (SOV) structure in English. The other possibility is to use a Subject-Verb-Object (SVO) structure.
How many days is the course of Udobon tablet for maintaining liver disease?Udobon is a prescription medication used to treat liver disease. The usual adult dose is two tablets taken once daily.
What is the easiest way to find fake Quora profiles to report?The easiest way to find fake Quora profiles is to use the search function. You can search for keywords such as "fake," "spam," or " scam."
What are some odd facts about the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper album?1. The original title for the album was to be A Salad of Pepper.
2. The artwork for the album was designed by John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono.
3. The album's title is a reference to the popular British condiment, HP Sauce.
4. The album's release was delayed for several weeks due to the artwork being lost in the mail.
5. Paul McCartney came up with the idea for the album's iconic "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" opening track while tripping on LSD.
I'll be moving to Alberta from Nigeria in May. I'd like to know how the rent works in the province. Will I be responsible for the furnishings, etc.? Secondly, what kind of clothing should I stock, with regards to the weather, as well as job code?The person who is renting to you should be responsible for the furnishings. As for clothing, you should stock up on items that will be appropriate for the weather and job code.
Who created Special Forces Green Berets?The Green Berets were created in the U.S. Army Special Forces in 1952.
Is it easier to land generous scholarships to a law school if your goal is to practice public interest or civil rights law?There is no definite answer to this question since each law school has different funding and scholarship opportunities available. However, many public interest and civil rights organizations offer scholarships specifically for students interested in those fields, so it may be easier to find scholarships for those programs. Additionally, many law schools have public interest or civil rights law clinics that offer funding for students interested in those areas.
Is the latest Trump cabinet meeting confirmation of 'I need loyalty' allegedly spelled out in the Comey testimony of the conversation with the POTUS?There is no clear answer to this question.
Where is the public toilet near Turtuk?There is no public toilet near Turtuk.
If you could make one moving violation something where the driver has to go to jail upon committing it, what would it be?DUI
Where can you shop in a brick and mortar store for new high-end watches like Zenith, Omega, IWC, JLC, etc.?The best place to shop for high-end watches like Zenith, Omega, IWC, JLC, etc. is at a brick and mortar store like a jewelry store.
Is Rutger Hauer's voice in Blade Runner 2049?No, Rutger Hauer is not the voice of Blade Runner 2049.
What is the most addictive or pleasurable type of cheese?There is no definitive answer to this question as everyone's tastes are different. Some people might find that they enjoy the rich and creamy taste of Brie cheese, while others might prefer the sharpness of Cheddar cheese. Ultimately, it is up to the individual to decide which type of cheese is the most addictive or pleasurable for them to eat.
Why we can move our hand through air, but not through a flat piece of wood?The hand can move through air because the molecules of air are far enough apart that the hand can fit between them. The molecules in a flat piece of wood are too close together for the hand to fit between them.
How likely are we to see Netflix incorporate Rotten Tomatoes ratings to its UI?This is difficult to predict as it is unclear what Netflix's plans are for the future. However, it is possible that Netflix may eventually incorporate Rotten Tomatoes ratings into its UI in order to provide users with more information about the movies and TV shows available on the platform.
Could Berlin have lasted like Leningrad?Given the historical context, it is unlikely that Berlin could have lasted as long as Leningrad. The Siege of Leningrad was one of the longest and most destructive sieges in history and lasted for over two years. The people of Leningrad were able to hold out due to a number of factors, including their resolve to defend the city, the leadership of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and the geography of the city which made it difficult for the Germans to assault. By contrast, Berlin was only besieged for a few weeks and fell relatively quickly to the Soviet army.
Why are the American submarine sails so tall if when submerged they are flooded which would add extra weight and drag to a quick get away?The tall sails give the submarine more surface area to catch the wind, making it easier to move when surfaced. The extra weight and drag from being submerged does not affect the submarine's speed as much when it is already moving quickly.
Is there a supplement that would help with stiffness in my lower back, hips and legs?There is not one specific supplement that will help with stiffness in the lower back, hips, and legs, but there are many different supplements that can help improve joint health. Some of the most popular supplements for joint health include glucosamine, chondroitin, and MSM.
What are the rules around giving money to my grandchild?There are no specific rules around giving money to grandchildren, but there are a few things to keep in mind. First, any money you give should be in addition to any financial support you are already providing. Second, be clear about your intentions for the money and make sure your grandchild is aware of them as well. Finally, consider setting up a trust or other legal mechanism to ensure that the money is used as you intend.
Can a normal police van catch you speeding?A police van is a vehicle used by police to transport arrested people. It is not equipped with speed-detection devices, so it cannot catch speeding motorists.
What if Luffy and Ace had joined the Navy instead of becoming pirates (they still get their Devil Fruit powers)?If Luffy and Ace had joined the Navy instead of becoming pirates, they would have been powerful allies for the Navy. Their Devil Fruit powers would have made them invaluable in battle, and their experience as pirates would have helped them navigate the world's oceans.
If René Descartes, Plato, Socrates, and other ancient philosophers where alive today, do you think they'd be pro-life?There is no easy answer to this question, as it would depend on the specific beliefs of each philosopher. However, some ancient philosophers did believe in the sanctity of human life, so it is possible that they would be pro-life.
Did JFK's assassination, and LBJ's ascendancy, ensure that the US would become mired in Vietnam or would it not have mattered if JFK lived?The assassination of JFK ensured that the US would become mired in Vietnam. LBJ's ascendancy did not matter.
My wife wants me to wear skirts at home. Should I agree or not?There is no right or wrong answer to this question, as it is entirely up to the individual husband and wife to decide what clothing is appropriate for their own home. If the wife feels comfortable with her husband wearing skirts in the home, then he should go ahead and do so; however, if she does not feel comfortable with it, then he should respect her wishes and not wear them. Ultimately, the important thing is that the couple is able to communicate openly and come to a mutual agreement about what is acceptable in their own home.
What's supposed to happen in the United States in August? Lots of rumors flying around. Sarcasm for answers is okay because there's intel in sarcasm.There's supposed to be some sort of storm or natural disaster. Or the world is supposed to end. Or Donald Trump is going to be impeached. Or aliens are finally going to visit us. Honestly, no one really knows for sure.
If the voltage of a solar panel is greater than the voltage the battery should be charged, will it lead to a loss of power?If the voltage of a solar panel is greater than the voltage the battery should be charged, it will lead to a loss of power.
Why there is no stir as it was one year ago on Rupee slumping against Dollar?One year ago, the value of the rupee was slipping against the dollar, causing widespread panic. The situation has stabilized since then, and the rupee has actually gained value against the dollar in the past year. This has caused far less anxiety and no major panic.
How do you model outcomes centered in the middle of a sigmoid curve (regression, logistic, generalized linear model, statistics)?There is not a definitive answer to this question since it depends on the data and the goals of the modeling. However, one approach would be to use a logistic or generalized linear model with a sigmoid link function. This would model the probability of an outcome occurring, with the output centered around 0.5. Another approach would be to use a regression model with a sigmoid transformation of the outcome variable. This would model the relationship between the predictors and the transformed outcome variable, which would be centered around 0.
I’m inspecting the exterior of a vacant foreclosure house. I notice the door is unlocked. There are no “No Trespassing” signs. Can I legally walk around the house? Can Iegally enter? How commonly do potential buyers do this?Potential buyers commonly do this, but that does not make it legal. It is trespassing to enter someone else's property without their permission, even if the property is vacant.
How does the chord structure for 'Arlene' by The Handsome Family go?The chord structure for "Arlene" by The Handsome Family is A, D, E.
How many marks are required to pass in matric physics?There is no pass or fail in matric, only a letter grade is given.
In Tolkien's works would all swords crafted by elves glow blue when orcs are near or just the ones from Gondolin or just specific swords from Gondolin?In Tolkien's works, only swords crafted by elves from Gondolin would glow blue when orcs are near.
The Queen has always worn bright distinctive colours. Now that Prince Philip has passed, will she wear black for the rest of her life?There is no official protocol requiring the queen to wear black for the rest of her life following the death of her husband, but she may choose to do so as a sign of mourning.
How do I make my image fit the Twitter header for my profile?To make your image fit the Twitter header for your profile, you will need to crop it to the correct size. The recommended size for a Twitter header is 1500x500 pixels.
Where was Shino during the Sasuke revival squad?Shino was not on the Sasuke revival squad.
What is the 2019 Hollywood movie "The Rhythm Section" all about?The movie is about a woman who seeks revenge after her family is killed in a plane crash.
Is peanut butter considered a liquid?Cooking oils, honey, and syrup are all considered liquids. Peanut butter is considered a solid.
How did you feel about giving up certain passions because your age no longer permitted those pursuits?I felt sad and disappointed when I had to give up certain passions because my age no longer permitted those pursuits. It was like a door closing on a part of my life that I enjoyed. However, I also found new things to be passionate about and I am grateful for that.
Why do credit cards have the tap to pay function? Isn’t it a security hazard because a stolen card can be easily used?There are a few reasons why credit cards have the tap to pay function. It is more convenient for the user since they don't have to fumble around with their wallet or purse to find their card. It is also more secure because the card never leaves the user's hand, so there is no chance of it being stolen.
Why do we assume China will grow astronomically much like we assumed Soviet Russia to be unstoppable in 1960s?There is no one answer to this question. Several factors could contribute to the assumption that China will experience rapid economic growth in the future, including its large population, abundant resources, and recent history of strong economic performance. Additionally, some may believe that the Chinese government is committed to pursuing policies that will support continued economic expansion.
Would the United States be best served by banning Holocaust denial and white supremacy?There is no one answer to this question. Some people would say yes, arguing that Holocaust denial and white supremacy are forms of hatred that should not be tolerated. Others would say no, arguing that banning these things would infringe on freedom of speech.
Do senses evolve?The answer to this question is not currently known for certain. Some scientists believe that senses may evolve over time, while others believe that they are relatively static.
Is there any way to get an early hearing date in high court?There is no formal process for requesting an early hearing date in the High Court. However, if there are extenuating circumstances that warrant an expedited hearing, you may make an oral or written request to the court administrator.
How do you find the perfect difference between a goat and a sheep?The perfect difference between a goat and a sheep is that a goat has longer hair on its coat.
Is TCS (7 LPA total) good for 3 years of experience?In general, TCS is a good company to work for. The 7 LPA salary is good, especially for someone with only 3 years of experience. However, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, TCS is a very large company, so your experience may vary depending on the specific team or project you are working on. Second, TCS has a very hierarchical organizational structure, so you may find it difficult to move up within the company unless you are willing to relocate to India.
Why can't I go forward to different minutes in YouTube videos? Does a video have to start from the beginning?There is no specific reason why you cannot fast forward to different minutes in a YouTube video. It is possible that the video's creator has disabled this function, or that the video is simply too short to allow for fast forwarding.
Which religion is the most peaceful and has less history of killings?There is no definitive answer to this question as different religions have been associated with both peace and violence throughout history. Some scholars believe that Buddhism is the most peaceful religion, while others argue that Hinduism or Jainism may be more pacifistic. Ultimately, it is up to each individual to decide which religion they believe to be the most peaceful.
How does CS:GO skin gaming work?The CS:GO skin gaming industry has grown exponentially over the past few years. There are now a variety of different ways to get involved in the skin gaming industry, from traditional gambling sites to newer, more innovative platforms.
Traditional gambling sites allow users to bet on the outcomes of matches or tournaments using their skins as currency. These sites usually have a variety of different games that users can bet on, including roulette, coinflip, jackpot, and more.
Newer, more innovative skin gaming platforms are starting to emerge that offer a wider range of games and activities for users to take part in. These platforms often have a community focus, and allow users to interact with each other while they play. Some popular skin gaming platforms include CS:GO Empire, CSGOFast, and CS:GO Big.
In D&D 5e, is it possible for a monster to both attack and move in the same combat turn? Friend told me only either move or attack is possible, except if explicitly indicated in the monster description.Both are possible. The current turn has not ended until the creature has used all of its movement and action options. Many creatures have additional options that they can use as well, such as bonus action and reaction.
Did the Milgram experiment ever cover its own inherent bias?The Milgram experiment did not cover its own inherent bias.
If a number is multiplied by 3, and then divided by 2, the result is 18. What was the original number?The original number was 54.
If a restaurant customer keeps sending his burger back because, "It's too raw," how does the cook get him to eat the now medium-well burger?
If you stopped watching Dr Who during the Peter Capaldi/Steven Moffat years, will you return in 2018 for Jodie Whittaker?
Do you help the poor, sick, and needy? I've never seen an atheist food bank, hospital, charity etc. 😶