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sectioning - How to add an extra level of sections with headings below subsubsection - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
I have a document which requires many levels of sectioning. I have sections, subsections and subsubsections, but require one more level below that. I can't change the sections to be parts and move everything up a level, as this document will eventually be included in another document which has parts/chapters already.

I see that the \paragraph command is used for defining the section level below subsubsection, but that doesn't produce headings in the same way that subsection and subsubsection do. Is there any way to either (1) change the \paragraph command so that it works like subsubsection but just adds another number - ie. 1.2.3.4 or (2) create a \subsubsubsection command to do the same thing?
latex  subsubsubsection 
12 days ago
Powering Ring Doorbell without doorbell kit? - Devices & Integrations - SmartThings Community
I had a similar situation, Ring Video Doorbell and no pre-existing setup. I bought the transformer from B&Q, Byron Transformer 8V, Product code: 5013529777006 and wired it up, without issue and without Resistor.

At first the system was charged to around 55% and the software recognised that it was hardwired and charging, however in the first few days 'hard use' of the ring the charge was declining.

I then read about the resistor, searched Maplin etc and they said that they didn't do any at the resistance needed, and it was a VERY LARGE resistance BTW.
I then found RS Components did a similar one just for a few pounds so went ahead and bought it.
part number: 8506424, Manufacture part: HL05006E25R00JE, Wirewound 25ohms, power 50W, tolerance 5%
http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/through-hole-fixed-resistors/8506424/?sra=pstk59

Then it turned up and it is massive so not quite sure it is the right thing after all. (about 100mm long and 10mm diameter) Anyway, I went to install it yesterday and checked the system health and its 95%, so seems to be charging correctly without this resistor, so I think I'll hold off installing as I'm not sure it is needed at the moment.
ring  resistor 
12 days ago
How many watts does the Ring Doorbell draw? : ringdoorbell
I wouldn't worry too much about wattage1, since AC loads will pull only the current they require. Most transformers should allow at least 10A of current, which should be far more than 2 Rings will need. Your house wiring probably will only allow 10-15A (check the breaker or fuse on the circuit to confirm) anyways.
ring  power 
12 days ago
Doesn't using resistors serial to LEDs all the time waste a lot of energy? - Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange
Yes, and no. When current passes through the resistor, it generates heat and therefore wastes energy. However, if you took the resistor out (and therefore drove the LED at a higher voltage) you'd be driving more current through the circuit and thus actually burning more power than with the resister in place.

Remember that with constant voltage, current is inversely proportional to resistance. The more resistance you inline into the circuit, the less current you pass, and therefore the less power you consume. So while the resistor itself plays a part in generating heat in the circuit, its presence there actually means that less heat will be generated overall.
resistor  power 
12 days ago
Newport Sands (Traeth Mawr or Big Beach) nr Newport Golf Club, Newport Pembrokeshire Wales
This is the largest of the beaches at Newport with almost a mile of flat sand stretching across the bay below Newport Golf Course.
beach  wales 
21 days ago
7 Mistakes You’re (Likely) Making with the Two Beat Kick | Sea Hiker | Vancouver Swimming Lessons & Coaching
1. Kicking first (too early)
2. Bending your knee to “kick” yourself forward
3. Your Legs Stay Rigid.
4. Swimming flat
5. Crazy feet
6. Wide scissor
7. Disconnected Kick
swimming  kick 
4 weeks ago
Death to Bullshit
We're bombarded by more information than ever before. With the rise of all this information comes a rise of the amount of bullshit we're exposed to. Death to Bullshit is a rallying cry to rid the world of bullshit and demand experiences that respect people and their time.
design  web 
4 weeks ago
The web looks like shit | The Outline
Auto-play videos lurking in unopened tabs. Pop-ups that won’t go away. Photos that won’t load. Text that’s invaded by ads. It’s hard to complain about the internet without feeling like a mom struggling to post on Facebook, but going online has started to feel like an assault on the senses. The internet so often feels like that joke from Annie Hall in which two old women complain about dinner: “This article is terrible.” “I know — and so hard to read!”
design  web 
4 weeks ago
Like Totally Whatever by Taylor Mali (Remixed w/ Transcript) - YouTube
In case you hadn't realized,
it has somehow become uncool
to sound like you know what you're talking about? You know?
Or believe strongly in what you're, you know, saying?
Invisible question marks and parenthetical “you know?”'s
and “you know what I’m saying”’s
have been attaching themselves to the ends of our sentences?
Even when those sentences aren't, like, you know, questions?
poem  question 
7 weeks ago
Ending A Statement With A Question Mark?
“In case you hadn’t realized, it has somehow become uncool to sound like you know what you’re talking about? Or believe strongly in what you’re, like, saying? Invisible question marks and parenthetical ‘you know’s and ‘you know what I’m saying’s have been attaching themselves to the ends of our sentences? Even when those sentences aren’t, like, questions? Declarative sentences, so called because they used to, you know, like, declare things to be true, as opposed to other things that are, like, totally... not?” -  Taylor Mali 
poem  question 
7 weeks ago
Sideways Dictionary
Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technology. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.
reference  dictionary 
7 weeks ago
Don't Buy a New MacBook. They're About to Get a Lot Better :: Tech :: News :: macbook pro :: Paste
When will we see some of these announcements come? Apple usually holds an event in March, which is when the company first unveiled the MacBook back in 2015. Last year the event was reserved for the launch of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the iPhone SE. This year our prediction is a return of focus to the MacBook and updated iPads (both Pro and mini) for its March event.
macbook 
7 weeks ago
New MacBook 2017 News: UK Price, Release Date, Features & Specs - Macworld UK
When will Apple update its 12-inch MacBook? We round up rumours of a new 12-inch MacBook for 2017, and cover its likely design, tech specs, new features and UK pricing. Latest: after Apple's March product update included no Macs, here's why we expect new Apple laptops this summer, with Kaby Lake chips & 16GB RAM
macbook 
7 weeks ago
MacBook: Everything We Know | MacRumors
According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, next-generation MacBooks could include up to 16GB RAM as a higher-end upgrade option. Current MacBooks are limited to 8GB RAM, with no 16GB option available.

Production on a 2017 MacBook is rumored to be starting early in the second quarter, which begins in March. Updated models could see a spring or early summer release date.
macbook 
7 weeks ago
Light Switches - where to start? (UK) - UK & Ireland Specific News & Discussion - SmartThings Community
Before we get too theoretical, I just wanted to do a quick recap of the options that are available right now for those in the UK.
lighting  switches 
7 weeks ago
Virgin Money Giving - Sorry there's been a problem
Am swimming the Channel solo in July for & . Please give if you can to make my arms go faster!
from twitter
9 weeks ago
The web looks like shit | The Outline
RT : A tragedy of the commons > The web looks like shit
from twitter
11 weeks ago
With $1.1M In The Bank, Graduway Launches To Help Schools Reinvent Alumni Networking | TechCrunch
Graduway founder Daniel Cohen admits that it’s an ambitious goal and that the company has a long way to go, but he sees plenty of opportunity. In spite of the fact that there are already a handful of competitors in the alumni networking space — including Harris Connect, Alumni Magnet, iModules and Easyalumni, to name a few — the majority of schools today still struggle to maintain positive relationships with their graduates. Most of the platforms in use today are littered with outdated personal information and suffer from low engagement levels, Cohen says.
graduway 
12 weeks ago
MS Word: Split window VERTICALLY - how? - Ars Technica OpenForum
Microsoft Word can split the window only horizontally, not vertically. If you prefer to work in two "panes" that are arranged side by side instead of top and bottom, open the document in a second window. Do this by clicking New Window on the Window menu, and then arrange the two windows as you want them.
microsoft  word  split 
march 2017
AS2016: flat rate VAT for limited cost traders rises to 16.5% | CCH Daily
This will affect a business that supplies a service on or after 1 April 2017 but either issues an invoice or receives a payment for that supply before 1 April 2017. When considering the limited cost trader definition, any such supply must be treated, for VAT purposes, as taking place on 1 April 2017. Any invoice or payment that covers continuous supplies of services that cross this date must be apportioned.
vat 
march 2017
Standard Deviation and Variance
If we just add up the differences from the mean ... the negatives cancel the positives:

  4 + 4 − 4 − 44 = 0
So that won't work. How about we use absolute values?

  |4| + |4| + |−4| + |−4|4 = 4 + 4 + 4 + 44 = 4
That looks good (and is the Mean Deviation), but what about this case:

  |7| + |1| + |−6| + |−2|4 = 7 + 1 + 6 + 24 = 4
Oh No! It also gives a value of 4, Even though the differences are more spread out.

So let us try squaring each difference (and taking the square root at the end):

  √( 42 + 42 + 42 + 424 ) = √( 644) = 4
  √( 72 + 12 + 62 + 224 ) = √( 904) = 4.74...
That is nice! The Standard Deviation is bigger when the differences are more spread out ... just what we want.

In fact this method is a similar idea to distance between points, just applied in a different way.

And it is easier to use algebra on squares and square roots than absolute values, which makes the standard deviation easy to use in other areas of mathematics.
variance 
march 2017
Introducing Save for later | Help | The Guardian
Update, 6 February 2017: The “save for later” feature is no longer available on our website. We regularly have to make difficult decisions about the features and products we are able to maintain given the limited resources at our disposal, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The feature remains available on our iOS and Android apps. Dedicated apps such as Pocket and Instapaper provide similar and more extensive functionality, and a number of browsers also have the facility built in.
guardian  website 
march 2017
15 ways of innovation by combinations | 7 ideas
When Gutenberg was asked how he arrived at the invention of the printing press, he confessed it was as simple as seeing a new connection between two existing products: the wine press and the coin punch.
innovation  combination 
march 2017
Try Weird Combinations
Someone put a trolley and a suitcase together and got a suitcase with wheels.
Someone put an igloo with a hotel and got an ice palace.
Someone put copier and a telephone together and got a fax machine.
Someone put a bell and a clock together and got an alarm clock.
Someone put a coin punch and a wine press together and we got books.
innovation  combination 
march 2017
SCAMPER - Creativity Tools from MindTools.com
SCAMPER is a mnemonic that stands for:
Substitute.
Combine.
Adapt.
Modify.
Put to another use.
Eliminate.
Reverse.
innovation  scamper 
march 2017
Amorino - la Glace Italienne d’Excellence. Glaces, Sorbets, Granités, Macarons al gelato…
Amorino offers Italian gelato, served with a spatula without limits in the choice of flavours.
gelato 
march 2017
Is there a way to change the startup color? | Philips Hue API
Before I dig into the API or IFTT, I need a simple question answered.  Can the default color on the BR30 lights be changed?  I'd like it to be a cool white instead of a warm white.

I would even be OK with starting up as warm white, but switching to cool white within a few seconds.  Do the bulbs report coming online to the bridge?  Or...could I have a 30 second loop that checks to see if the color is warm white and changes it to cool white? (ignoring other colors)

Please tell me this is possible somehow!  I know the bulbs are designed to never be turned off at the switch - but my house is fully automated and this is just not possible.
automation  lighting  hue  limitation 
february 2017
Stamps - Pay for Postage | Royal Mail Group Ltd
Stamps without a specified monetary value are described as Non Value Indicator (NVI) and are typically First and Second Class stamps. These do not have an expiry date, therefore can be used regardless of the length of time you've had them. Stamps with a monetary value also do not have an expiry date and can be combined to make up the value of postage required.
stamps 
february 2017
Projects — TSURUTA ARCHITECTS
An impressive large staircase in a turn of the 20th century house made the circulation generous, light and airy, but its dominance compromised the entire layout. The challenge was to replace this once favoured staircase whilst enhancing this previous spacious quality.

The perforated timber treads and risers, and balustrade of the new staircase let through light and air, but in a more compact overall configuration and an essence of the airines from the original staircase can still be experienced. Traces of engraved e-mail dialogues between the client and architect appear on the stair stringer and handrail suggesting that the contemporary time factor also supports the stair structure that serve future stories. Following the texts by eye, voices echo in one's mind as if the sounds resonate in the air passing through the perforated structure.
architecture 
february 2017
Stack Exchange clones - Meta Stack Exchange
Stack Exchange has released an updated, feature-complete version of the Stack Overflow engine which is now available for enterprise use. You can read more about that here

The Stack Exchange engine is available for use

but if that does not meet your needs, there are several third-party tools that try to clone at least some of the functionality here.

Most active that look like the best bets

Open source

ASKBOT: Python/Django. Hosting, code, docs, import. GPLv3
Biostars: Demo. Python, Django. MIT license
LampCMS: Demo. PHP 5.3, MongoDB. LGPL3
Mamute: Demo 1, Demo 2. Java. Customizable. Apache 2 license
PaizaQA: Demo, MEAN (MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js), MIT license
Kliqqi: Demo. PHP, MySQL. Different look, hosting. Not active, CC-BY 3.0 license
Question2Answer: Demo. PHP, MySQL. Fairly active. GPLv2+
Not open source

AllAnswered: Django. It allows any community to create their own Q&A site. Free.
AnswerHub: Java. Live site. Enterprise Q&A by the people who created OSQA. Not free.
Confluence Questions: Java. Enterprise Q&A developed and supported by Atlassian. Not free.
Haydle: SaaS, free 30 day trial. Haydle is focused on being a private, internal Q&A system.
Q&A: Live Site. WordPress Plugin. Actively developed by a company that looks reliable. No longer free; $19 to download (with no membership)
Quandora
Rootbuzz: Django, hosting, actively developed, non-free
SabaiDiscuss: commercial WordPress Plugin
stackexchange 
february 2017
Payroll Charges
Minimum charge per pay run
£13.70

Per end of year form P14/P60
£17.85
payroll 
february 2017
David Ainsworth: There are more than twice as many charities in the UK as you’ve been told
Traditionally quoted figures about the number of organisations in the charity sector are completely wrong, says David Ainsworth.

This morning, I read someone writing about the charity sector, and they said there are 160,000 charities in the UK.

This is a pretty commonly quoted figure – you see it everywhere, not least all over the national newspapers – but it’s wrong. By quite a long way.

Next time someone asks you how many charities there are in the UK, here’s the actual answer: nobody really knows, but it’s probably more than 400,000.

There is a serious, fundamental problem to this – quite apart from the fact that it irritates those of us who like to get our numbers right. It means we are significantly undervaluing the sector’s contribution to national life.

I believe the traditional figure is based on the number of charities registered with the Charity Commission. But when you look at the Charity Commission facts and figures page, you see they recognise more than 180,000 charities in England and Wales. Some of those are linked organisations, which share trustees, rather than independent organisations. But they’re still charities.

And the Commission only regulates England and Wales, and there are another 24,000 registered charities in Scotland. Nobody knows how many charities will appear on the Northern Ireland register, because they’re still being signed up. Between 6,000 and 10,000 is the best guess.

So even if we only talk about registered charities, there are well over 200,000.
dom  charities 
february 2017
spacing - Unable to Remove Vertical Space Before and After Lists within longtable - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
All the tricks to remove vertical space before and after itemize lists (using enumitem) seem to work well in table/tabular environments, but not in longtable. The following MWE illustrates the difficulty I'm having to get the First bullet at the same level as the Left item.
latex  formatting  itemize  space  longtable 
february 2017
lists - itemize, removing natural indent - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
Any customization of a list environment, such as itemize, enumerate, etc, is most elegantly handled by the enumitem package.

You can use leftmargin=* locally,

\begin{itemize}[leftmargin=*]
\item one
\item two
\item three
\end{itemize}
or else you use

\setlist[itemize]{leftmargin=*}
latex  formatting  itemize  space 
february 2017
spacing - How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate? - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
\begin{itemize}[noitemsep,topsep=0pt]
\item Item 1
\item Item 2
\item Item 3
\end{itemize}
latex  formatting  itemize  space 
february 2017
Methylene Chloride Decaffeination
Does any of the chemical remain on the bean after the decaffeination process is complete?
Minute traces. Methylene chloride evaporates at 100 to 200°F; beans are usually roasted at a temperature of 350 to 425°F and coffee is brewed at 190 to 212°F. Any amounts of methylene chloride left in brewed coffee would be less than one part per million.

Does methylene chloride cause cancer in laboratory animals?
According to a report published by the American Medical Association in August 1985, studies of rats fed regular and decaffeinated coffee (at doses equivalent to 70 or 80 cups of coffee per day) or fed methylene chloride in their drinking water (at doses equivalent to 125,000 to 625,000 cups of decaffeinated coffee per day) showed no evidence of carcinogenity… Hence scientific evidence suggests that methylene chloride is safe for use as a solvent for decaffeinating coffee.
If the process is non-toxic, inexpensive and the decaffeinated coffee tastes good, why are consumers so wary of it?
The dreaded ‘C’ word – exaggerated reports of suspected carcinogenity. UK and American roasters agree that the process is safe, inexpensive and produces a great tasting cup of decaffeinated coffee. They also agree that MC decaffeination will eventually cease. Not because it is harmful, but because of the public’s perception that it is harmful.

The best thing to do is make up your own mind. If you are the type that doesn’t take aspirin, eat white sugar, has low cholesterol and exercises every day, you probably won’t want to take the one in several million chance that you may develop cancer as a result of drinking coffee decaffeinated with methylene chloride. If you are like me, and want to be able to drink a great tasting cup of decaffeinated coffee occasionally, then keep an open mind about it and give the coffee a try.
decaf  health 
january 2017
The dangers of decaf - is it really a healthy choice?
Several health scares have sprung up in the past surrounding decaf - one such study carried out in Iowa showed that drinking four or more cups of decaf a day led to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, however other studies have found no link. But there's no denying that exposure to methylene chloride in other forms can cause headaches, skin irritation, dizziness and faintness. We know that the traces of the chemical left in our decaf drinks are not really enough to pose a healthy risk, but do you really want to be drinking something that is treated with the same chemical used in aerosol sprays and paint strippers?
decaf  health 
january 2017
e-Buddhism: Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Message For Anyone With Depression
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. If you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.”
hawking  advice 
january 2017
List of professional associations in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
The following is a list of professional bodies in the United Kingdom. Membership of a professional body does not necessarily mean that a person possesses qualifications in the subject area, nor that they are legally able to practice their profession. Many of these bodies also act as learned societies for the academic disciplines underlying their professions.
dom  professional 
january 2017
Recent charity register statistics: Charity Commission - GOV.UK
£500,001 to £5,000,000 – 8,972
£5,000,000 plus – 2,201
dom  charities 
january 2017
Britain's top 1,000 charities ranked by donations. Who raises the most money? | News | theguardian.com
There are around 160,000 general charities in the UK. According to the UK Civil Society Almanac 2012, these charities have a combined income of around £37bn. Big household names such as Cancer Research UK, NSPCC, Oxfam and the RSPCA with annual incomes above £10m make up less than 1% of these charities, yet these few hundred charities account for almost half of the total income. Take the next 4,000 or so largest charities, with incomes of between £1m and £10m a year and we still have less than 3% of the total charities in the UK. In contrast the majority of charities (54%) are very small, local volunteer-run organisations with less than £10,000 a year coming in.
dom  charities 
january 2017
When to gain weight for a channel swim? - Marathon Swimmers Forum
Interesting! I guess I am not skinny (217 lbs and 6 ft 2) so should be OK, but I don't want to get skinny, and it was happening. The weight was falling off, and I am swimming 'only' 25 km a week. The high fat snacks and regular curry are helping... I have managed to halt the fall.
swimming  channel  weight 
january 2017
horizontal alignment - Fixed column-width table with text left-aligned in cells - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
\usepackage{array}
\usepackage{ragged2e}
\newcolumntype{P}[1]{>{\RaggedRight\hspace{0pt}}p{#1}}
latex  formatting  table  justification 
january 2017
Silicone Tally: How Hazardous Is the New Post-Teflon Rubberized Cookware - Scientific American
So while most of us will probably not have a problem with silicone cookware, those with chemical sensitivities might want to stay away until more definitive research has been conducted. In the meantime, cast iron and anodized aluminum cookware remain top choices for those concerned about harmful elements leaching into their cooked foods.
cookware  silicone 
january 2017
How can I name desktops/spaces in El Capitan? - Ask Different
There IS, actually, a way to name your spaces. SORT OF.

That is, you can't change the name that appears under them when you use Mission Control (which I will go on record saying is one of Apple's biggest mistakes--Spaces was a million times better, even though it too was crippled in some respects), but you can assign names to them and make it easier to tell them apart.

The trick is that you can assign different desktop images to each 'space' (now called a Desktop). This will help make them easier to tell apart. As far as naming, this will be a huge pain, and definitely not ideal. But a kludgey solution is all Apple leaves open to us. You have to put the name on the image. Yup, open an image editor and add some text on top of those lily pads, or that lion's head, or whatever.

Yes, that sucks if you'd like to regularly name and rename your spaces. But if you have a few that you use most of the time, you can create a few desktop images with the names on them, and just live with it. I wish I could give a better solution, but it's out of my control obviously. This is, unless someone discovers an as yet hidden setting somewhere in OS X, or until Apple realizes their mistake and fixes Mission Control, the best we can do.
mac  missioncontrol 
january 2017
Longtable: page breaks within row possible? - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
pagebreaks inside a cell are in general not possible but you can work with a trick if you really need a break. However, it makes no sense if you have a lot of such tables or pagebreaks.

Set the long table as usual and have a look into the pdf output of the cell where a pagebreak maybe usefull. Now insert in that cell at the last word of that line

first col & ... some text\parfillskip=0pt \tabularnewline
& and the follwing text which is on the next page.
latex  formatting  table  longtable  pagebreak  workaround 
january 2017
Using colours in LaTeX - ShareLaTeX, Online LaTeX Editor
The background colour of some text can also be \textcolor{red}{easily} set.
latex  formatting  font  color 
january 2017
Proper cellpadding for all longtables wanted - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
\usepackage{etoolbox}
\AtBeginEnvironment{longtable}{\renewcommand\arraystretch{2}}
latex  formatting  table  longtable  padding 
january 2017
How to make table split in two pages - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
To switch from a table/tabular combination to a longtable setup, only the following changes are required:

Terminate the \caption directive with a double backslash;
organize the header and footer material with \endhead, \endfoot, and possibly \endfirsthead and \endlastfoot directives; and
omit the \centering directive that's usually provided for tabular material.
latex  formatting  table  longtable 
january 2017
Create a bold or italic column in a latex table or tabular environment | Thomas Abeel
The table below starts with a column that is left-aligned, then there is a a column that will be in bold and is centered and finally there is an italic column that is right-aligned.


\begin{table}
\begin{tabular}{l>{\bfseries}c>{\italic}r}
apple & red & round\\
melon & green & round\\
cookie & brown & square\\
\end{tabular}
\caption{Some objects, their color and their shape.}
\end{table}

The key command to change the formatting of a whole column is:

>{\bfseries}

in front of the alignment in the column definition.
latex  formatting  table  heading  bold 
january 2017
Bold, italics and underlining - ShareLaTeX, Online LaTeX Editor
To make a text bold use \textbf command:

Some of the \textbf{greatest}
discoveries in science
were made by accident.
latex  formatting  bold 
january 2017
spacing - Column and row padding in tables - TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
Vertical padding is possible in a global way using @Herbert's answer. That is, to redefine the array stretch factor <factor> using

\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{<factor>}
latex  formatting  table  padding 
january 2017
Paragraph formatting - ShareLaTeX, Online LaTeX Editor
The default LATEX formatting is fine and makes documents quite readable, but it can be changed if you need a different looking document. This article explains how to change the paragraph and line spacing.
latex  formatting  paragraph 
january 2017
Tables - ShareLaTeX, Online LaTeX Editor
Tables are common elements in most scientific documents, LATEX provides a large set of tools to customize tables, change the size, combine cells, change the colour of cells and so on. This article explains how.
latex  formatting  table 
january 2017
BBC - personal service companies - Freelancers
The BBC has strengthened its rules around how and when we will hire somebody through a service company. We've done this to make sure that our rules are clear, and that they reflect our unique position and responsibility as a publicly-funded organisation.
In many cases, you will continue to be booked through your service company as long as the work that you are doing is self-employed.

The BBC will determine self-employment by checking that:

• the title of the job you are doing is listed on the Modus Operandi and any relevant conditions are met. More information about the Modus Operandi is available here.

• the HMRC employment questionnaire confirms that the work is self-employed. The BBC will complete the questionnaire for you.

If you don't meet one of these conditions, the BBC will still consider taking you on via your service company if this is appropriate. Please note, we will review the use of service companies on a regular basis to ensure that these engagements demonstrate self-employment.
tax  service  company 
january 2017
What is wrong with my Marmalade recipe? It won’t set - Vivien Lloyd
Depending on the size of the batch, once the sugar has been added, the marmalade should set within 10 minutes. My small batches with yields of 2.25kg set within 5-7 minutes.
marmalade  weirdness 
january 2017
Post Rescue Collapse or Afterdrop
The protocol for Coast Guard- removal and management of cold water extraction is horizontal positioning from Vertical removal. Holding the swimmer in a horizontal position has a greater recovery potential. If a swimmer becomes unconscious on removal it is vital to put them in a horizontal position

Watching the transport of swimmers in 2012 in Siberia when many distance swims were completed was exactly as we now understand. Many extreme swimmers were transferred to the sauna in complete horizontal position including Andrey Stoyev.
In Murmansk 2013 when I completed my first 1000m at 0 degree, the distance from the poolside to the sauna involved a lot of steps so those who could stay in the heated area by the pool for a few minutes to steady and then transferred with assistance. This also existed in 2015.
swimming  hypothermia 
january 2017
Warming up after a cold water swim - Marathon Swimmers Forum
What are your tried -and-true ways of warming up after swimming in cold water? I've settled on dressing quickly and warmly, then jogging or playing on the beach. I also sometimes use hot drinks or soup, hot snapz, warming up in saunas or vehicles with the heat cranked up, lying in the sun if it's sufficiently strong, and hot tubs (I really enjoy that last one if I haven't gotten too chilled--otherwise they're too hot). What about you?
swimming  hypothermia 
january 2017
Exercise in the Cold: Part II | The Science of Sport
Finally, there is evidence that humans actually increase their core temperature either acutely or chronically in response to repeated cold-water exposures. The net effect of this response is that they can then remain in a cold environment for much longer before suffering any detrimental effects of the exposure, such as decreased nerve conduction velocity and then shivering (and a loss of coordination as a result of that shivering). Simply put, they have more heat in their bodies, and together with the other adaptations we mentioned above it means they reach a critically low temperature much later than someone who is not adapted to the cold.
swimming  hypothermia 
january 2017
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