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The bell is not moved by a rope. You don't ring it by moving the heart of the bell but by moving the bell itself. The axis of rotation is at the top of the bell. It could be seen in this video Such bells are chain driven (in the video and modern cases with electric motors). In old days it could be moved by crank. With the gif from the comment and the ...


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I think this is the way it's phrased (which is quite badly). Nimitz is trying to say that they started off working against a Japanese superiority of 3-1 and so they definitely can't afford to trade carriers on a one-for-one basis. We can't trade the Japanese carrier for carrier, Matt. We started with a 3 to 1 superiority. In December 1941 it was 11-4 ...


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Frankly this is better suited to Law.SE - but at the very least this is hiding assets (and probably fraud) so it would be either disallowed or at worst illegal. Penalties for Concealing Assets A spouse that hides assets could face a range of consequences. A divorce judge confronted with a spouse that has concealed assets could order the innocent ...


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TL;DR; All sedatives take at least 1 to 2 minutes before taking effect; hence, the immediate passing out seen often in Dexter is unrealistic. The biggest hindrance to opioids is BBB. Dexter uses a tranquilizer so potent that it will just kill the victim. Aww, there goes the speech. I can't recall any episodes with a different 'attacking spot' than the neck ...


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The quick drop from 725 MW to 512 MW in 22 seconds didn't happen. According to logs the power was gradually reduced by operators from 720 MW at 00:05 to around 500 MW at 00:28 in a span of 23 minutes. RBMK reactor originally had automatic power control system which consisted of two automatic regulators AR-1 and AR-2 (one is active and another is backup) ...


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The HBO show depicts events very close to the official soviet version of accident which was presented at IAEA meeting in Vienna in 1986 with Legasov as the head of the soviet delegation and which was used as the source for INSAG-1 report. As Legasov says in the show, many things they presented in Vienna were lies which put the blame on the operators to hide ...


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Disclaimer: I'm practically a Willie, except younger. I have received a living-donor transplant, and now know a bit about the whole process. Although the details vary by region, the general process is the same. TL;DR; It's not at all difficult for two random people to match to a satisfactory degree, for renal transplantation, at least. The real problem is ...


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How is it possible that he was never charged for assault? Well first off, there's no indication that Cole Williams hasn't been charged with assault! For all we know Cole could have been charged several times over the years. The way that Cole Williams is depicted throughout the film is that he's "old school" when it comes to casino security. On several ...


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He wasn't charged for assault, since the counter can't go to the police and accuse him as it would backfire. The reason for this being that Cole Williams would tell the police he is a counter, which in Vegas, is a bigger crime than beating up someone. It's very common in Vegas for people to get drunk and beat up other people, it also never escalates to ...


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Oops, should have checked Wikipedia first. According to Wikipedia, the HBO version seems more accurate than Midnight in Chernobyl. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernobyl_disaster#Conditions] The test plan called for a gradual decrease in power output from reactor 4 to a thermal level of 700–1000 MW.[41] An output of 700 MW was reached at 00:05 on 26 ...


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The revenue for Live Aid wasn't really from the ticket sales, it was from phone-in pledges for the charity fronted by Bob Geldof. Tickets were only £5, but included a donation to the charity, making entry £35 in total. The bulk of the money came from donations, on the day and following, and also from the DVD sales [much, much later I just realised, the DVD ...


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While comments above mostly mention the Scorpion, the crossbow is actually (loosely) based on the existing repeating crossbow The repeating crossbow is a Chinese crossbow that was invented during the Warring States period, and remained in use until the late Qing dynasty. The repeating crossbow combined the actions of stringing the bow, placing the bolt, ...


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Yes sir. Read about the method of loci. Create a small 20 loci palace in your home, just one room is all for now. Then encode, and subsequently, attempt to remember 20 random objects.You will surprise yourself, guaranteed. If you doubt it's efficacy and if you have the mettle, I'd recommend creating and testing a 100 palace loci and list. Once you ...


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