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Old 20-06-2014, 11:55 PM   #563
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"As the crow flies" or "in a beeline" isis an idiom for the shortest distance between 2 points (on a map, disregarding the vagaries of intervening terrain); the geodesic distance. A parallel idiom, as the wolf runs, is sometimes used to indicate the contrasting (and possibly much larger) distance required to travel between the 2 points over available surface routes..The term "geodesic" comes from geodesy, the science of measuring the size and shape of Earth; in the original sense, a geodesic was the shortest route between 2 points on the Earth's surface, namely, a segment of a great circle. The term has been generalized to include measurements in much more general mathematical spaces; for example, in graph theory, one might consider a geodesic between 2 vertices/nodes of a graph...The most familiar examples are the straight lines in Euclidean geometry. On a sphere, the images of geodesics are the great circles. The shortest path from point A to point B on a sphere is given by the shorter arc of the great circle passing through A and B. If A and B are antipodal points (like the North Pole and the South Pole), then there are infinitely many shortest paths between them..Between 2 points which are directly opposite each other, called antipodal points, there are infinitely many great circles, but all great circle arcs between antipodal points have the same length, i.e. half the circumference of the circle, or \pi r, where r is the radius of the sphere..The shape of the Earth closely resembles a flattened sphere (a spheroid) with equatorial radius a of 6378.137 km; distance b from the Center of the spheroid to each pole is 6356.752 km....

The Bee-Line Bus System, branded on the buses in lowercase as the bee-line system, is a bus system serving Westchester County, New York. The system is owned by the County's Department of Public Works and Transportation. It was founded in May 1, 1978 by then-Westchester County Department of Transportation to consolidate the bus system with 13 private bus companies and has been given control over the buses, fare structure, routes, and services..Because Westchester County borders on the New York City borough of the Bronx, many of the Bee-Line's routes operate into the Bronx, offering Westchester residents connections to the New York City Subway system. Every subway service in the Bronx is served by at least one Bee-Line route. The Bee-Line System also operates an express route BxM4C from White Plains, Greenburgh, Hartsdale, Scarsdale and Yonkers along Central Park Avenue to 5th Avenue in Manhattan(return trips operate on Madison Avenue within Manhattan). Bee-Line operates mostly closed-door service in the Bronx (local service is not provided solely for travel within Bronx; appropriate New York City Transit buses or MTA Bus Company services must be used instead). The only exceptions are routes 60 and 61 along Boston Road, route 45 through Pelham Bay Park, and route 54 on Mundy Lane near the Westchester border, since no other bus routes travel entirely through these areas..In the early 1990s Drawlane purchased Greater Manchester-based Bee Line Buzz Company Ltd from the BET Group. Bee Line used high frequency minibuses and was a major competitor for former PTE operator GM Buses. After the Drawlane takeover Bee Line became a subsidiary of North Western who retained Bee Line branding but began to refocus the service network more towards the south of Greater Manchester with conventional sized vehicles replacing most of the minibuses..In 1994 North Western replaced their post deregulation red, blue and silver stripe livery with a new red and blue livery with the associated Bee Line and Liverline having a similar yellow and red and light and dark blue schemes..No Fuss Bus - A short lived operation which began in the Spring/Summer of 1997.. It used white liveried Leyland Nationals with low fares on popular Liverpool service 86 Gasrton - City Centre akin to Stagecoach Manchester's Magic half EMpty Bus concept...

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms and many viruses. Along with RNA and proteins, DNA is one of the three major macromolecules essential for all known forms of life...Hybridization is the process of complementary base pairs binding to form a double helix. Melting is the process by which the interactions between the strands of the double helix are broken, separating the two nucleic acid strands. These bonds are weak, easily separated by gentle heating, enzymes, or physical force...

Q: What is a double crown?

A: Most individuals have a specific growth pattern at the crown area of the head (the area of the skull where the head begins to curve downward to the back of the head). In a typical individual there is a single point at which the hair appears to radiate outward in a circular or semicircular pattern. The growth pattern may not be specifically “circular” but the growth pattern is usually apparent..

In some cases, an individual will have a “double crown” where there are two separate and distinct points surrounded by growth patterns. These are usually side by side evenly spaced at the back of the head...

The Pschent (Greek ψχεντ) was the name of the Double Crown of Ancient Egypt. The Ancient Egyptians generally referred to it as sekhemti (sḫm.tỉ), the Two Powerful Ones.. It combined the Red Deshret Crown of Lower Egypt and the White Hedjet
Crown of Upper Egypt.."Spiral nebula" is an old term for a spiral galaxy..... oldest trick in the world.. Silk trap, baited with a woman..This one is a queen among women...look. Look.. Have you ever seen eyes like that? So full of love for you? See the whiteness of her skin, smooth as a young dove's.. Oh she'll grow into a rare blossom...

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