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What are some management positions that only require a high school education?

What are some management positions that only require a high school education?

In my entry for the Occupational Outlook Handbook, I claim that you can answer the question “What are some management positions that only require a high school education?” with this resource. Here’s how:

  1. Visit the site and click on the down arrow next to “entry level education” in the “select occupations by” section of the page. Choose “High school diploma or equivalent.”
  2. Change the “show ___…

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Rip Currents: Break the Grip of the RIP

NOAA’s National Weather Service, Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services, 2007

Poetry is encouraged at NOAA.

SuDoc Call No: C 55.102: R 48

Rip Current information from NOAA

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from the Brooklyn College Library Collection

Getting ripped could be the last thing you do. 

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Citizenship and the Strawberry Jam
from the Food and Drug Administation, 1967
SuDoc Call No: FS 13.111:49
No idea how these two things relate.  Guess I better check this one out.
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We’re all in a jam today. I don’t think it’s strawberry.

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Citizenship and the Strawberry Jam

from the Food and Drug Administation, 1967

SuDoc Call No: FS 13.111:49

No idea how these two things relate.  Guess I better check this one out.

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Submitted by CGray

We’re all in a jam today. I don’t think it’s strawberry.

How can I find a name so rare, that was only given to five or so babies in 1980?

How can I find a name so rare, that was only given to five or so babies in 1980?

In my entry for Social Security Popular Baby Names , I claim you can answer the question “How can I find a name so rare, that was only given to five or so babies in 1980? ” with this resource. Here’s how:

  1. Visit the site and click on Background Information.
  2. In the left hand column, click on Beyond the Top 1000 Names.
  3. Two files are available, national and state. For this example, download the national file – This will actually be a “compressed folder” of a number of years.
  4. Open yob1980.txt, either in a spreadsheet or a text editor. Each line is formatted [name], gender, number of people with that name.
  5. About two thirds down the file, you’ll find a group of  [name],F,5. The group of [name],M,5. will be towards the bottom of the file. For extensive exploration of this file, I’d recommend a spreadsheet.

Some rare names for girls born in 1980:

  • Adonica,F,5
  • Daiquiri,F,5
  • Mistique,F,5
  • Zobeida,F,5

Some rare names for boys born in 1980:

  • Bladimir,M,5
  • Diogenes,M,5
  • Montavius,M,5
  • Zhivago,M,5

 

Social Security Popular Baby Names  is just one of a number of “fictional home and work life” resources in Writer’s Guide to Government Information.

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Young Scientists Look at Food
from the Food and Drug Administration, 1967
SuDocNo: FS 13.111 42
But the old ones actually get to eat it.
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Just eat it? But only if it isn’t spoiled.

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Young Scientists Look at Food

from the Food and Drug Administration, 1967

SuDocNo: FS 13.111 42

But the old ones actually get to eat it.

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Submitted by CGray

Just eat it? But only if it isn’t spoiled.

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Young Scientists Look at Drugs
from the Food and Drug Administration, 1967
SuDoc Call No: FS 13.111 45
They can look, but they can’t touch.
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Hopefully they look but don’t inhale. 

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Young Scientists Look at Drugs

from the Food and Drug Administration, 1967

SuDoc Call No: FS 13.111 45

They can look, but they can’t touch.

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Submitted by CGray

Hopefully they look but don’t inhale. 

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DOD Puts Kids First, from the Department of Defense, 2003SuDoc Call No: D 1.2:K 54 The Department of Defense is committed to assisting in the enforcement of child support!From the Brooklyn College LibraryFind it in a Library

I’m just not convinced. 

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DOD Puts Kids First, from the Department of Defense, 2003

SuDoc Call No: D 1.2:K 54 

The Department of Defense is committed to assisting in the enforcement of child support!

From the Brooklyn College Library

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I’m just not convinced. 

gov-info:

Please do the same.
We believe this is the first time there’s a Gov Docs/Info-trained Librarian on the ballot, but both are excellent candidates. And it was almost impossible to choose only 36 council members. Embarrassment of riches!

Still time to vote.

gov-info:

Please do the same.

We believe this is the first time there’s a Gov Docs/Info-trained Librarian on the ballot, but both are excellent candidates. And it was almost impossible to choose only 36 council members. Embarrassment of riches!

Still time to vote.

smashsurvey:

Now think of how many of those female characters and protagonists are oversexed, created for the male gaze, or put in an inactive damsel role for the plot of the game. Representation matters. A Study last year proved that exposure to tv shows increased the self esteem of young white boys and markedly decreased the confidence and self esteem of girls across the board (and we haven’t even started on the representation of characters of color and the effect it has on children’s self perception). 

Video games are a different media, and even more concerning if representation metrics are changing how our kids think of themselves. Especially knowing that 67% of American Households have video game consoles and 91% of Children play video games regularlyhow do you think the portrayal (and lack of portrayals) of women and girls in these games is affecting little girls – or influencing how little boys view their importance and/or influence over them? 

Comics. Movies. Lit. Pop Culture. The Smash Survey is an upcoming podcast project that will critically explore the representation of race, gender, and queer identity in media and pop culture in a fun and engaging format. 

These are very fair points.

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Solar Terrestrial Probes: Revealing Sun-Earth Connection, from NASA, 1999
SuDoc Call No: NAS 12: SU 7/10
Spoiler Alert: Pretty sure it’s gravity.
From the Brooklyn College Library collection
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Actually there there magnetic connections too. 

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Solar Terrestrial Probes: Revealing Sun-Earth Connection, from NASA, 1999

SuDoc Call No: NAS 12: SU 7/10

Spoiler Alert: Pretty sure it’s gravity.

From the Brooklyn College Library collection

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Actually there there magnetic connections too.