decade 50 year deck quality assurance

queen band

in 2012, gigwise readers named queen the best band of the past 60 years. eddie trunk argued that queen's importance, in common with thin lizzy and deep purple, was 'not as fully recognized' in the united states because elsewhere they 'often played to much bigger crowds in stadium venues'.

education in england

education in england is overseen by the united kingdom's department for education. local government authorities are responsible for implementing policy for public education and state-funded schools at a local level.. england also has a tradition of independent schools some of which call themselves 'public schools' and home education; legally, parents may choose to educate their children by .

autonomous sensory meridian response

autonomous sensory meridian response asmr , sometimes auto sensory meridian response, is a tingling sensation that typically begins on the scalp and moves down the back of the neck and upper spine. a pleasant form of paresthesia, it has been compared with auditory-tactile synesthesia and may overlap with frisson.

lloyd's register

lloyd's register group limited lr is a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, wholly owned by the lloyd’s register foundation, a uk charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering. the organisation dates to 1760.

2020 coronavirus pandemic in singapore

the overall inflation dropped to 0.3% in february 2020 on a year-by-year basis, the first time this decade that inflation turned negative. this was also due to supply chains being disrupted due to covid-19. stocks. on 9 march, the straits times index fell 6.03% owing to the impact of covid-19, made worse by the oil price war.

history of the floppy disk

the 650 had a data capacity of 175 kb, with 50 tracks, 8 sectors per track, and 448 bytes per sector. the memorex disk was 'hard-sectored', that is, it contained 8 sector holes plus one index hole at the outer diameter outside data track 00 to synchronize the beginning of each data sector and the beginning of a track.

arguments for and against drug prohibition

in the 50-year period following the first 1912 international convention restricting use of opium, heroin and cocaine, the united states' use of illicit drugs other than cannabis was consistently below 0.5% of the population, with cannabis rising to 1–2% of the population between 1955 and 1965.


bentley reported a sale of about 7,600 units in 2008. however, its global sales plunged 50 percent to 4,616 vehicles in 2009 with the u.s. deliveries dropped 49% to 1,433 vehicles and it suffered an operating loss of €194 million, compared with an operating profit of €10 million in 2008.

care act 2014

the care act 2014 is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom that received royal assent on 14 may 2014, after being introduced on 9 may 2013. the main purpose of the act was to overhaul the existing 60-year-old legislation regarding social care in england.the care act 2014 sets out in one place, local authorities’ duties in relation to assessing people’s needs and their eligibility .

i'm sorry, i'll read that again

in a retrospective show called i'm sorry i'll read that again, again broadcast on bbc radio 4extra in march 2013 to celebrate 50 years of isirta, bill oddie said that the lyrics had been written by humphrey barclay. the full text runs as follows: my name is angus prune

christmas card

a christmas card is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of christmas in order to convey between people a range of sentiments related to christmastide and the holiday cards are usually exchanged during the weeks preceding christmas day by many people including some non-christians in western society and in asia.

mansoor ahsan

mansoor ahsan, p.e. is an american-based civil and structural engineer known for specializing in bridge, railroad and roadway design and construction. 1 2 he is the chief executive officer of bridgefarmer & associates, inc .

british standards

british standards bs are the standards produced by the bsi group which is incorporated under a royal charter and which is formally designated as the national standards body nsb for the uk . the bsi group produces british standards under the authority of the charter, which lays down as one of the bsi's objectives to: set up standards of quality for goods and services, and prepare and .

far eastern university

the far eastern university, incorporated is a domestic educational institution founded in june 1928 and was registered and incorporated with the philippine securities and exchange commission on october 27, 1933. on october 27, 1983, the university extended its corporate life to another 50 years.


polymer nomenclature is generally based upon the type of monomer residues comprising the polymer. a polymer which contains only a single type of repeat unit is known as a homopolymer, while a polymer containing two or more types of repeat units is known as a copolymer. a terpolymer is a copolymer which contains three types of repeat units.


kpmg was the preferred employer among the big four accounting firms according to it was also ranked no. 4 on the list of '50 best places to launch a career' in 2009 according to bloomberg businessweek. in 2009, in the united kingdom, kpmg introduced a programme known as 'flexible futures'.

time management

time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and involves a juggling act of various demands upon a person relating to work, social life, family, hobbies, personal interests and commitments with the finiteness of time.. using time effectively gives the person .

food safety act 1990

the food safety act 1990 is an act of the parliament of the united is the statutory obligation to treat food intended for human consumption in a controlled and managed way.. the key requirements of the act are that food must comply with food safety requirements, must be 'of the nature, substance and quality demanded', and must be correctly described labelled .

space shuttle challenger disaster

the space shuttle challenger disaster was a fatal incident in the united states space program that occurred on tuesday, january 28, 1986, when the space shuttle challenger ov-099 broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard. the crew consisted of five nasa astronauts, one payload specialist, and a civilian schoolteacher.

2019 amazon rainforest wildfires

the 2019 amazon rainforest wildfires season saw a year-to-year surge in fires occurring in the amazon rainforest and amazon biome within brazil, bolivia, paraguay, and peru during that year's amazonian tropical dry season. fires normally occur around the dry season as slash-and-burn methods are used to clear the forest to make way for agriculture, livestock, logging, and mining, leading to .