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Winter Skate

The winter skate ( Leucoraja ocellata ) is a fish - a type of cartilaginous fish that has wing-like pectoral fins and a flat body. Skates resemble a stingray, but have a thicker tail that doesn't have any stinging barbs. The winter skate is one of dozens of species of skates. . Description: Skates are a diamond-shaped fish that spend most of their time on the ocean bottom.
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Declaration Of War [1812] - History

Be it enacted . , That war be and the same is hereby declared to exist between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of America and their territories; and that the President of the United States is hereby authorized to use the whole land and naval force of the United States to carry the same into effect, and to issue to private armed vessels of the United States commissions or letters of marque and general reprisal, in such form as he shall think proper, and under the seal of the United States, against the vessels, goods, and effects of the government of the said United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the subjects thereof.
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How to Write Your Graduate School Admissions Essay

The admissions essay is often the least well-understood part of the graduate school application yet it is critical to your admissions success. The graduate admissions essay or personal statement is your chance to distinguish yourself from other applicants and let the admissions committee know you apart from your GPA and GRE scores.
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Body Temperature Conversion Problem

This worked example problem demonstrates how to convert Fahrenheit measurements to the Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales. Problem Express normal body temperature, 98.6°F, in °C and K. Solution The Fahrenheit to Celsius conversion equation may be expressed in this form: F° = = 1.8(°C) + 32 Enter 98,6 for the F° 98.
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Which states have produced the most U.S. presidents?

Depending on how you calculate things, several different states can lay claim to producing the most commanders in chief. Going by birthplace, Virginia is the winner, with eight of its native sons holding the country’s highest office (including four of the first five presidents): George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor and Woodrow Wilson.
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German Expressions

What's the right wording for a birthday card? What will you tell your friend before her performance? Below are several German expressions of well-wishing: Ich halte/drücke (dir) die Daumen. - I'll cross my fingers (for you). Hals- und Beinbruch! - Good luck! Break a leg! (Ich wünsche) guten Appetit/gesegnete Mahlzeit.
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