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A building is a permanent construction or structure that is built for human habitation. It may be for housing, commerce, industry, education, or other purpose. Questions pertaining to the history and construction of structures which house people at work or home are found in this category.
Yes, I was homeschooled through highschool. I have a third and a first grader who we are teaching at home.   I am homeschooled. My parents were not and thought that school was a huge waste of their time. I did go to school for K-6 and I had the hardest time. I am glad I am homeschooled and I …
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Third door handle For my 2002 S10 Extreme third door handle I spent hours online looking for a possible place to buy one, but on a whim I went down to my local CarQuest auto store and found one for just $9. ebay
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Remember these words: Attack the middle of the zone. Once the ball gets into the middle of the zone, the zone has been broken down, and operate from there. You pass it around until the defense makes a mistake or have someone drive to the hoop and so the defense will follow and then have …
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%DETAILS% In 1895, a house there was bought by Eugene Field, dubbed "the children's poet" by someone (mebbe his own publisher) or some group. Field died only 5 months after buying the house. In 1926, a large apartment building was constructed on the site, and given the street numbers of 4240-48. …
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IF they did not break into the garage(ie; someone let them in)
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Dome homes Dome homes are generally much easier to maintain than most "conventional" structures. The reason being is that the domes require less roofing to enclose the same amount of square footage as a rectangular structure and the roofing is subjected to much less stress from prolonged heat. Th…
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The excavation for the project began on January 22, 1930 and took only one year and 45 days to complete, or 7 million hours. The masonry for the structure was completed on May 1, 1931, significantly ahead of schedule.
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I remember seeing a special on spam last year, on the Discovery Channel, I think. The people that marketed pork made their money by the pound.They had a part of the pig they were trying to find a way to market, the pork shoulder. So they came up with spam. During WWII a good source of protein was…
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Go to your City Hall in your area and research at City Planning and they will put you in the right direction. You should beable to find out when the property first existed and when the house was built.A home is considered a heritage home anywhere from 80 - 100+ years old. There are also wonderful He…
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If lightning hit mud, it probably wouldn't travel that far. If you were not worried about your sight or hearing, it would probably be safe up to 40-50 feet away. I wouldn't recomend staning in mud during a thunderstorm though.
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Answer It depends on the location of job, what state, if you have a 4 year degree or masters, etc. Look up some wages on the internet. Look under salaries, wages, through search engines. You can compare low wages, medium, and high depending on where you live and how much experience etc.
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Revised Answer The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, Declared by the American Society of Civil Engineers to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon, it was finished in 1931. The tower takes …
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You could sue, but you'd lose. The city isn't responsible for the acts of Federal officers.
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thermostat is wired wrong or something damaged thermostat wires. check where they enter (outdoor) unit. may have abraded on metal edge. Sounds like you have a cooling problem somewhere. The light for EM heat is also what we call a "you have a problem light". Does the outdoor unit run at all? Or doe…
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Well I have been through the GM plant. It takes about 2 hours from start to finish.  It takes a little longer then 2 hours to build a complete vehical. A vehical may come off the line about every 3 to 8 minuts, but it takes about 2 day to build a vehical from start to finish.When I worked at t…
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one daywell it depends on the car . The better the car the more days,months or years it would need to be built
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Many things. Not only does a building need to be apealing to the eye, it has to be structurally sound. Snow loads, wind loads, high water areas all affect design. The type of construction to be used is always a factor (wood, steel, concrete, masonry)and all types of construction design will differ b…
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Use an efficient designer.The time of year should be considered to begin a project.Weather is a major player in most consruction projects.If project last more than a year it can still determine a fast start.If a good start is achieved do not let up something will happen to slow things down. Always u…
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Often an injury can cause inflammation to a knee and the body may respond by producing extra synovial due to the inflammation . Doctors often use a syringe and large bore needle to drain excess synovial fluid while providing whatever medical attention is necessary to help the joint heal. Corticoster…
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they use rubber balls insted of foam balls. in china i think they used to cut off peoples heads and through the heads at each other
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A three story building would be 30 feet high plus height of walls above roof if any: 8 foot per floor, plus 7-12 inches for floor separations (ceilings and floors).
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Answer The median expected salary for a typical Architect in the United States is $56,637.
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you can ski how ever you wantbetter yet --> http://www.youtube.com/user/salomonfreeskiTV#p/u/32/hMis19B7Nxk
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No. A real, dependable house could not be made out of toothpicks. Rain could seep right through them, and a wind storm would knock the house down. yea if ya got the right STUFF
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factory ride height is all you should have in a Bronco II, they are top heavy! Answer: The height depends on what size tires you want to run. I'm running 31x1050x15s on my '84 Bronco ll. I am planning a 3" body lift. To run bigger tires you will need a body or suspension lift. As long as you d…
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Steel vs. Aluminum Scuba Tanks They are both excellent but you need to compare several features. What is the size of tank and the pressure required to get to full capacity. Some dive boats and some stores wont fill past 3000 psi on a tank. I was on one boat that could barely get us to 2600psi. Thos…
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For elements are needed to make cement; Calcium, Silicon, Aluminum and Iron. These can be found in limestone, sand and clay. The components are crushed and made into a fine powder. When mixed with water, the components bind. When mixed with sand and gravel, it forms concrete. See the following link …
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Taking a guess here because I haven't had the bad fortune to visit the worst state but I'm going to say yes.
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The first lighthouses could be said to be those of ancient times when fires were set along waters' edges to warn boats about rocky and dangerous reefs and shorelines. The Egyptians were actually the first group of people to build a lighthouse, complete with wick lamps for light. Between 285 and 247 …
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Peyton brown at 8 foot 2 inches.
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If I were such a thing, I think I would just sit there and look pretty! I would open my doors to people and let them look out my windows. I would give them shelter from the climates that they could be exposed to. I would give them warmth and coolness. I would even give them a place to wash up and …
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First Modern SkyscraperThe first skyscraper was the ten-story Home Insurance Building in Chicago, built in 1884-1885. While its height is not considered unusual or very impressive today, the architect, Major William Le Baron Jenney, created the first load-carrying structural frame. In this building,…
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For now, the world's tallest building -officially- is Taipei 101 (ROC) with 529 meters. However, as soon as Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower in arabic) is finished, it will be recognized as the world's tallest building (818 meters).
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Inertia plus Gravity Inertia is the tendency of a stationary object to remain stationary and of a moving object to remain in motion. The elevator is exerting pressure against your body to get it moving up and gravity is pushing you down so you feel pressure. When going down the elevator is simply …
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Buckingham Palace was built as a town house by the Duke of Buckingham in 1702 and sold to King George III in 1761. Remodelling of the rear of the palace by Nash in 1820, virtually doubled the size of the palace to its current 750+ rooms. However, the front facade has remained almost unchanged for ov…
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in the georgian ere around when king george the 4th was ending his life
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Architects don't "build" skyscrapers, they design them. Give credit where credit is due, IronWorkers build skyscrapers.
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Answer Yes of course. Especially the houses in Colombo. The local construction industry has been among the most respected in South Asia after it became a republic in 1972 and the development was lead by Pioneer construction magnate U.N. Gunasekera and maintained by the likes of Tudawe brothers, L…
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Answer: House w/ no windows/hinges/doors A box? ANSWER: An egg.
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The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey began the process of acquiring property for the World Trade Center in late 1964. Groundbreaking for the World Trade Center took place on August 5, 1966. Site clearing and excavation occurred for the next two years, including the installation of the slu…
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Concrete is formed by a chemical reaction called hydration between water and cement. The cement is usually a compound called Portland cement. In addition to water and cement, concrete usually has a mixture of other substances added for strength. The most basic concrete has aggregates made up of a …
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Here is what I do know. Concrete is very good material to use when the stresses involved are in compression. It is when concrete is in tension is where it causes problems. In any beam with a load applied to it, the top portion is in compression and the bottom portion is in tension with the maximum s…
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Yes. Although Hong Kong does not have the world's tallest building, it has many buildings that are among the tallest in the world. It probably has more super tall buildings than any other city. 11 of the world's 100 tallest buildings are in Hong Kong. The tallest building in Hong Kong right now i…
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It sounds as if your window motor is either going out or the window regulator is binding somewhere. I have heard of people putting a good silicone spray along the window track and that sometimes helps. You will have to remove the interior door panel to get access to the window track. It is what the …
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No single individual transformed 20th-century residential architecture more than Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), undoubtedly America's most famous architect. A native of Wisconsin, Wright had little formal architectural training before coming to Chicago at the age of 20, where he secured employment …
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Some will refer to the property as a brick house while others will say it is brick faced. The structural integrity is mostly from the timber framing. It is likely that the walls have been closed prior to the brick being applied or installed. It is rare for any home to be built from brick along…
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Our local Fire Marshal allowed them - -and there are several in buildings in this area. Waterford, VT
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Being intelligent and knowing art and how to apply math, although most mathematical computations are being worked out by computers now-a-days. A fundamental understanding of computers along with the ability to visualize abstract concepts in 3D, + model making + good communication skills + understand…
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The royal Box is the seating area reserverd for the Queen of England and her guests. When the Queen is not attending a performance (and has no guests listed), then Royal box tickets can be sold to the general public. Ticket prices are expensive because the location of the Royal Box is supposed…
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pp you can use the R motor from a hard drive. note this motors don't work for testing current.
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it ws not usama bin laden it was 14 of the men that work for bin laden
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newgrange co meath Ireland
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That is just its normal name.
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There are many residential streets located in Beverly Hills, California. They include Mulholland Drive, Mapleton Drive, Alpine Beverly Drive, Good Palm Drive, Carolyn Drive, and Summit Circle.
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The spiral minaret on the Mosque of Samarra has approximately 650 steps. -stanggirl258
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Answer The horizontal part of the crane (the top of the 'T') is assembled on the ground first then jacked up for the first section of the tower to be inserted. The assembly is continually jacked up allowing more and more sections to be slotted in until the required height is reached. Some towerb…
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World Trade Center 1 was 208 ft x 208 ft x 1368World Trade Center 2 was 208 ft x 208 ft x 1362
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The first Skyscraper was 138 feet tall and 10 stories. It was the Home Insurance Building in Chicago.
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Northwest North America.
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40,000 a year not that much It depends. A starting first year teacher, gradeschool, highschool is a few thousand dollars more, start at between $ 37,000 to $ 40,000 plus benefits. In each additional year, the teacher may move into a higher grid within the salary system. This can also happen by tak…
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in 2011 at 1-18-2011- we employed in this building we are tow brother on 2012 at 2-17-2012 this Supervisor with anther manger Bryan at t hat sad day please give me your two I.D and go home the reason was my brother told to them if we didn't hire we looking for anther job in add to that .his b ad sup…
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the lightning heats up the sand causing the silica in the sand to melt causing natural glass these are called "fulgurites". and yes, this is awesome. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgurite ____________ What happens in the above answer occurs when HEAT strikes sand, not lightning (although lightn…
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Actually it does BUT it also comes down from the clouds. Now A positive charge is sent up when the negative charge is sent down. They meet but we only see the one sent up because it is slower.
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Yes, you need to work with your City Hall's planning department and have it passed. I live in British Columbia, Canada and that's what we have to do. If accepted inspectors will come out to be sure it's done right and all is safe.AnswerGood advice but it depends where you live. In the UK the recent …
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Shireoaks Village Hall = CouncilShireoaks Hall near Hewitt arms = Leo isn't it?
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Answer they were made of a wooden frame then filled with woven twigs filled the gaps with animal fat then cover it with mud. Then thatch the roof  AnswerAt one time in the Middle Ages, most buildings were probably made of wattle and daub in much of Europe. It was an inexpensive way to construc…
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The 1 tower was 1,368 feet tall, the 2 tower was 1,362 feet tall. They were the tallest towers in the world until they were surpassed by the Sears Towers in Chicago. The Twin Towers were known and loved by NY and many other states and areas. Along with the Statue of liberty, the towers showed newcom…
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It is 98.44 feet tall.
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Gargooyle information gargouilles gargouilles mean good luck. they frighten evil spirits away with their frightening look. some say goths are frightening(which i think they are too) they have lots of argetecture on them like goths information gargouilles are not particulary a rare dragon. they are f…
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The tallest building in the US is the Willis Tower, formerly called Sears Tower, in Chicago, Illinois. It has a height of 442 meters (1,451 ft ) and includes 108 floors. Two television antennas were added to the building in 1982, which increased the total height of the building to 520 meters (1,705 …
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The Sears tower in Chicago
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=Answer= I would have to say vinyl siding. It is vertually maintance free and it is less apt to get dinged up and also resist outside temperature and weathering than metal siding. Good luck.
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Answer Ggantija temples located in Xaghra, a village in Gozo, Malta.
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The 10-story Wainwright Building is generally considered to have become the first skyscraper in 1891. Another contender for the title was the Metropole Building in London, completed in 1885. See the related link below for more information.
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one world trade center it is currently under-construction
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technology transfer examples could be >mono rail >metro>computersied pattern recognition used ny military now it is used as defect identification in fabrics (commercial use ).
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The Pentagon construction officially began following a ground breaking ceremony on September 11, 1941. The building was opened on January 15, 1943.
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Around 10 Years.... The concrete used in this could build a highway fromLosAngeles to New York
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medieval houses were made from wood
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i know that the rules have changed but that's about it
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The Space Needle was built as an attraction for the Seattle Worlds Fair of 1962.
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William Le Baron JenneyGeorge Fuller invented the skyscrapper
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Burj Khalifa(Burj Dubai).
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St. Louis You would find the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
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Did you mean $1 Million winner or $10 Million winner? I think the only time Publisher's Clearing House is associated with winner is in regards to the winner of the jackpot prize which I think is always $1 Million. Anyways, I don't know who the winner was. I believe it's $10,000,000winner.
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The tallest building in the world (completed) is the Burj Dubai, As of July 20 2009. It is now known as the Burj Khalifa
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This article covers CAM fairly well. The simple answer is yes. http://www.goulstonstorrs.com/uploadedFiles/Newsstand/Media_Articles/goulstonstorrsreprint.pdf NO......................
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Buy the things on the "Things You'll Need" part of the page. Place the chargers on the table, then put the plates on top of each. Fold the napkin lengthwise, and loop through the ring. Place it in the middle of each plate. Place the forks on the left side of the plate. The salad fork should be t…
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the imperial a pair of residential skyscrapers in Mumbai, India
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The question is W-A-Y too broad to be answered. In the US such permits are issued by your local municipality or county and their rules and requirements vary widely. You would have to contact your local government for an answer.
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"It is not so easy to define exactly what we mean by a lighthouse, and various organizations and individuals have used very different definitions when describing or classifying lighthouses. Clearly, all lighthouses are lighted aids to navigation, but not all lighted aids are considered to be lightho…
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The N-shaped building in Paris is approximately 1,063 feet tall or 324 meters tall. It currently has 59 floors on it.
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Answer PUBLIC UTILITY BUILDING Answer Public Utility Building in M.G Road - Aman
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The Mayan civilization was around from 1800 BC. to 1697 BC.
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If it is a wild's bird nest that is being used by a bird family, I would just leave it alone until the eggs hatch and the babies have left it. If it is a pet bird's nest, do the same thing.
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It depends on what the house is made of, how big it is, & what's in it.
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