Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
Germany riot targets new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in ...
California will run out of water reserves in a year and should begin rationing the precious resource immediately, NASA scientist says
California will run out of water in 12 months, according to a NASA scientist. The state only has one year of supply left in its reservoirs due to persistent drought and is also running out of backup g...
Austerity
In economics, austerity is the policy of reducing government budget deficits. Austerity policies may include spending cuts, tax increases, or a mixture of both. Austerity may be undertaken to demonstr...
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License
The verb license or grant license means to give permission. The noun license (American English) or licence (British, Indian, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, or South African English) refers to tha...
Desecrated Vegetables: The Hardships Of Civil War Eating
When you think of military food, the word “delicious” doesn’t often come to mind. We're’re taking a look back at the food that fed hungry troops, both the blue and the grey, during the American Civil ...
Germany riot targets new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in ...
2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran
2007 Gasoline Rationing Plan in Iran was launched by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's cabinet to reduce that country's fuel consumption. Although Iran is one of the world's largest producers of petrole...
Bratt System
The Bratt System was a Swedish system which was used during 1917 - 1955 to control alcohol consumption, by rationing of liquor. Every citizen allowed to consume alcohol was given a booklet called motb...
Bratt System - Wikipedia
Meat-free day
Meat-free days are declared to discourage or prohibit the consumption of meat on certain days of the week.
Historically, this was generally done for religious reasons (e.g. the Friday Fast). In th...
Quasi-birth–death process
In queueing models, a discipline within the mathematical theory of probability, the quasi-birth–death process describes a generalisation of the birth–death process. As with the birth-death process it ...
Quasi-birth–death process - Wikipedia
Spectral expansion solution
In probability theory, the spectral expansion solution method is a technique for computing the stationary probability distribution of a continuous-time Markov chain whose state space is a semi-infinit...
Energy rationing
Energy rationing primarily involves measures that are designed to force energy conservation as an alternative to price mechanisms in energy markets. Because of its economic consequences energy rationi...
Schweinemord
In 1915, due to World War I food restrictions and rationing, the German bureaucracy decided to regard pigs as co-eaters with humans and tried to preserve supplies. As a result, five million pigs were ...
Austerity in Israel
From 1949 to 1959, the state of Israel was, to a varying extent, under a regime of austerity (Hebrew: צנע‎, Tzena), during which rationing and similar measures were enforced.
Soon after esta...
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Voluntary surrender
In the United States, voluntary surrender is when a licensee chooses voluntary to surrender one's license or voluntarily agrees not to renew one's license, usually to resolve outstanding complaints i...
Rationing in Nicaragua
In 1984, the FSLN announced rationing for 20 basic goods, including rice, sugar, milk, and toilet paper. At this time, the FSLN were fighting an expensive war against the Contra guerrillas who were fu...
Offered load
In the mathematical theory of probability, offered load is a concept in queuing theory. The offered load is a measure of traffic in the queue. The offered load is given by Little's law: the arrival ra...
Right-to-work law
A "right-to-work" law is a statute in the United States that prohibits union security agreements, or agreements between labor unions and employers, that govern the extent to which an established union...
Right-to-work law - Wikipedia
Social Contract (Ontario)
The Social Contract was a 1993 initiative of the provincial Ontario New Democratic Party government of Bob Rae to impose austerity measures on civil service. The plan imposed a wage freeze and mandato...
Queueing theory
Queueing theory is the mathematical study of waiting lines, or queues. In queueing theory a model is constructed so that queue lengths and waiting time can be predicted. Queueing theory is generally c...
Uniformization (probability theory)
In probability theory, uniformization method, (also known as Jensen's method or the randomization method) is a method to compute transient solutions of finite state continuous-time Markov chains, by a...
Outdoor water-use restriction
An outdoor water-use restriction is a ban or other lesser restrictions put into effect that restricts the outdoor use of water supplies. Often called a watering ban or hosepipe ban, it can affect:Such...
Practicing without a license
Practicing without a license is the act of working without the licensure offered for that occupation, in a particular jurisdiction. Most activities that require licensure also have penalties for pract...
Driving licences
A driver's license/licence, driver licence, or driving licence is an official document that states that a person may operate one or more types of motorized vehicles, such as a motorcycle, car, truck, ...
First-come, first-served
First-come, first-served (FCFS) – sometimes first-in, first-served and first-come, first choice – is a service policy whereby the requests of customers or clients are attended to in the order that the...