Number: 751 Scrabble Players <desc> Description: Give information on Scrabble players, when and where Scrabble is played, and how popular it has been. <narr> Narrative: Give information on the social aspects of the game Scrabble. Scrabble players may be named or described as a group. Both real and fictional players are relevant. Mention of a scheduled Scrabble game is relevant. Scrabble's popularity is relevant. An account of a particular game is relevant. Descriptions of variants on the Scrabble game are not relevant. Use of Scrabble tiles for other purposes are not relevant. Scrabble software is not relevant unless there is mention of its users. Titles of Scrabble-related books (dictionaries, glossaries, rulebooks) are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 752 <title> Dam removal <desc> Description: Where have dams been removed and what has been the environmental impact? <narr> Narrative: Discussions of dam removal in general are relevant. Identification of specific places where dams have been removed is relevant, as is discussion of the environmental impact of removal. Applications for removal are not relevant unless reasons are given. </top> <top> <num> Number: 753 <title> bullying prevention programs <desc> Description: What programs have been used in schools to prevent bullying of students? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must have details about actual programs developed for and implemented in a school or schools with the goal of preventing bullying. This would include details such as classes, assemblies, discipline, mediation or projects for students and staff. Advice on how to develop such a program is not relevant. Listings or titles of programs without details as to how they are implemented are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 754 <title> domestic adoption laws <desc> Description: Provide any legal information about domestic human adoption. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must describe any laws covering adoption of minor children within the United States, to include laws of any specific states. Description of a law without specific name or identification of that law is acceptable. Reference to a law and its impact are acceptable. A reference to a law without any textual description of that law is not acceptable .(e.g. "Joe Bloggs was responsible for passage of adoption law Nr#####.") Documents containing only tax-related legalities, such as tax allowances, are not acceptable. </top> <top> <num> Number: 755 <title> Scottish Highland Games <desc> Description: What is the history and location of Scottish highland games in the United States. <narr> Narrative: Description of Scottish and Highland Games performed in the United States, their history and their geographic location are relevant. Mere mention of the games, time and place without description is considered not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 756 <title> Volcanic Activity <desc> Description: Locations of volcanic activity which occurred within the present day boundaries of the U.S. and its territories. <narr> Narrative: Relevant information would include when volcanic activity took place, even millions of years ago, or, on the contrary, if it is a possible future event. </top> <top> <num> Number: 757 <title> Murals <desc> Description: Show examples of murals. <narr> Narrative: A picture of a mural must be present. Murals from any time period, works in progress, and portions of murals are relevant. Rothko's mural paintings are relevant. Friezes (bands of wall decoration) are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 758 <title> Embryonic stem cells <desc> Description: What are embryonic stem cells, and what restrictions are placed on their use in research? <narr> Narrative: Explanation of the nature of embryonic stem cells is relevant. Their usefulness in research is relevant. Sources for them and restrictions on them also are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 759 <title> civil war battle reenactments <desc> Description: When and where are Civil War battle reenactments held? <narr> Narrative: Reenactments of actual Civil War battles which are scheduled to be or have previously been performed are relevant. Regularly scheduled, or annual events are relevant. General reenactments of a soldier's life, dress, encampments, and demonstrations not connected to a specific battle are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 760 <title> american muslim mosques schools <desc> Description: Statistics regarding American Muslims, mosques, and schools. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents should provide some count or proportion of mosques, Muslim-affiliated schools, or population. With regard to population, specific age groupings, sexes, or other categorizations are acceptable. The statistics can be pertinent to a specific geographic area, such as Fulton County, the state of California, or the Northeast. There is no restriction as to time period (for example 2005 versus 1987). </top> <top> <num> Number: 761 <title> Problems of Hmong Immigrants <desc> Description: Describe the problems faced by Hmong immigrants to the United States <narr> Narrative: Problems faced by Hmong immigrants and programs or legislation to assist with these problems are relevant. Legislation to grant citizenship to Hmong with an inadequate knowledge of English is judged relevant. Listings of materials and services available in the Hmong language are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 762 <title> History of Physicians in America <desc> Description: Who have been considered "doctors" since the first European settlement in America? <narr> Narrative: The history of physicians in America is relevant. Native American practitioners would not be relevant. Women who knew herbs and practiced midwifery would be relevant. Mention of "doctor" would be relevant if he/she is considered to be a doctor by other people. </top> <top> <num> Number: 763 <title> Hunting deaths <desc> Description: Give information on human deaths associated with hunting for game. <narr> Narrative: Accidental deaths, murders, and suicides are relevant. Deaths can be from any cause. Fatalities of people not in the hunting party are relevant, but the deaths must be connected with hunting. Relevant hunting must be for live prey. Deaths related to submarine hunting are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 764 <title> Increase mass transit use <desc> Description: What is being done to increase mass transit use? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents should describe measures taken in municipalities to increase mass transit use. Actions taken by city officials or transit managers to increase rider ship of mass transit are relevant. Factors preventing use of mass transit are relevant. General statements of the value of mass transit are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 765 <title> ephedra ma huang deaths <desc> Description: How many deaths have been attributed to the drug ephedra, also known as the herbal ingredient ma huang? <narr> Narrative: Information of specific individuals' deaths or numbers of deaths actually attributed to the use of ephedra or ma huang is relevant. Mixed statistics which conflate injuries and deaths are not relevant. General statements referring to death as a side effect of the drug's use are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 766 <title> diamond smuggling <desc> Description: Illicit activity involving diamonds, to include diamond smuggling. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents should include information about any illicit diamond activity. Smuggling of diamonds may be stated literally but other activities where illegal export (smuggling) is implied are acceptable. Such terms as "conflict diamonds" and "blood diamonds" are pertinent. The diamond terminology without text (such as a bibliography or document-less table of contents) is not acceptable. Any geographic area or relatively current (post 1950) timeframe is relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 767 <title> Pharmacist License requirements <desc> Description: What are the requirements for a pharmacist's license in the U.S.? <narr> Narrative: Laws governing time issuance or renewal of a pharmacist's license in the various states are relevant. Requirements to qualify for a license and to perform under the license are relevant. Listings of pharmacies, pharmacists or agencies regulating or concerned with pharmacy are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 768 <title> Women in state legislatures <desc> Description: What is the number of women legislators or what percentage of the total legislators in any given state are women? <narr> Narrative: A relevant document gives the exact number or the percentage of the total number of legislators that are women in any given state of the 50 states or gives a total for the entire United States. A document talking about only one woman legislator is not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 769 <title> Kroll Associates Employees <desc> Description: Identify employees of Kroll Associates. <narr> Narrative: Employees must be named. Past and present Kroll employees are relevant. Kroll Associates is an international investigative and security firm whose regional branches are known as Kroll Associates Inc. or Kroll Associates Ltd. CK Kroll & Associates is an unrelated company and not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 770 <title> Kyrgyzstan-United States relations <desc> Description: What is the state of Kyrgyzstan-United States relations? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents should discuss interactions between Kyrgyzstan and the United States. Teaching guides for U.S. schools and other documents on Kyrgyzstan are not relevant unless they include information on relations between the two nations. </top> <top> <num> Number: 771 <title> deformed leopard frogs <desc> Description: What deformities have been found in leopard frogs? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must contain information pertaining to deformities specifically in leopard frogs. Details such as where these deformed frogs have been found and the types and/or causes of their deformities are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 772 <title> flag display rules <desc> Description: What are the rules or guidelines for display of the United States flag? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must provide any regulations or guidelines for display of the U.S. flag. Not acceptable are bibliographies, tables of contents, or links to websites containing such information. Documents limited to flag abuse or desecration are not acceptable. </top> <top> <num> Number: 773 <title> Pennsylvania slot machine gambling <desc> Description: What is the legal status of slot machine gambling in Pennsylvania? <narr> Narrative: Legislation dealing with slot machine gambling in Pennsylvania is relevant as are count reports of cases prosecuted under existing law. Proposals to change existing laws in Pennsylvania relating to slot machine gambling outside of Pennsylvania are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 774 <title> Causes of Homelessness <desc> Description: What are some of the causes of homelessness? <narr> Narrative: Relevant causes do not have to be the actions of the homeless person/s themselves. Causes can come from outside the homeless person/s, such as being a veteran, or lack of available, lost-cost housing. Relevant causes can also be the actions of the homeless person/s such as alcoholism or drug addictions. Other relevant reasons are a persons desire to be "free" or mental illness. </top> <top> <num> Number: 775 <title> Commercial candy makers <desc> Description: Identify commercial candy makers and give information concerning them. <narr> Narrative: A candy manufacturer or brand must be named. Information on the company and its products, methods, markets, history, problems, successes, and popularity are relevant. Lawsuits and regulatory actions are relevant if a candy company or brand is named in the discussion. </top> <top> <num> Number: 776 <title> Magnet schools success <desc> Description: Are magnet schools considered successful in districts where they have been created? <narr> Narrative: Documents which describe the way magnet schools operate in general or in specific locations are relevant if they relate whether or not they are thought to be successful. Success can be judged in terms of reduced racial segregation or improved academic achievement or both. Documents which only state plans or aims are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 777 <title> hybrid alternative fuel cars <desc> Description: What hybrid or alternative fuel passenger cars are auto manufacturers now marketing or developing for future sales? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must contain some detail as to the manufacturer and model or type of car. Lists of manufactures and car models are relevant. SUV's and mini vans for private, not commercial, use are relevant. Commercial vehicles, such as buses or trucks are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 778 <title> golden ratio <desc> Description: Golden ratio formula, description, or examples. <narr> Narrative: Documents must contain the Golden Ratio formula or a description of its development. References to works of art, design, or architecture are acceptable. Examples of the Golden Ratio appearing in nature are acceptable. Other terms, such as "Golden Mean" or "Golden Proportion", are acceptable and can be substituted for Golden Ratio. References to Fibonacci without specifying the Golden Ratio or its formula are not acceptable. Documents limited to web links, bibliographies, or tables of contents (without accompanying documents) are not acceptable. </top> <top> <num> Number: 779 <title> Javelinas range and description <desc> Description: Describe the Javelina or collared peccary and its geographic range. <narr> Narrative: Physical description, habits, habitat, and range are all relevant. Photographs identified as "javelina" or "peccary" are relevant. Biographical listings or listings of 200 exhibits including the species' name are not considered relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 780 <title> Arable land <desc> Description: How much of planet Earth is arable at present? Area must have plenty of water, sun and soil to support plant life. <narr> Narrative: The mention of the percentage of land in any given state or country that will support plant life is relevant. The land does not have to be presently used for crops to be relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 781 <title> Squirrel control and protections <desc> Description: Give information on steps to manage, control, or protect squirrels. <narr> Narrative: Real or abstract measures are relevant. Petitions and decisions concerning squirrels are relevant. Dangers to squirrels and threats to their survival are relevant. Mentions of squirrel hunting are relevant. Measures to protect from damage by squirrels are relevant. Simple descriptions of squirrels are not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 782 <title> Orange varieties seasons <desc> Description: What are the varieties of oranges and when is each in season? <narr> Narrative: Descriptions of orange varieties and the seasons in which they ripen are relevant. Lists are relevant if they name varieties of oranges. General information about oranges is not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 783 <title> school mercury poisoning <desc> Description: How have mercury poisonings of children occurred in schools and what measures are being taken to prevent such incidents? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must have information on the ways mercury poisonings have actually occurred in schools and/or concrete measures that have been taken to prevent or reduce mercury exposure in schools. Relevant preventative measures would include specific regulations or policies enacted or the establishment of mercury-free zones. General information of how a poisoning might occur or advice on precautions in handling mercury is not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 784 <title> mersenne primes <desc> Description: Give a definition or description of Mersenne prime numbers. <narr> Narrative: The document should have the formula for Mersenne primes. However, the exact formula may be omitted if there is a narrative description sufficiently clear for the reader to render it into the desired equation. A discussion of Mersenne numbers without reference to Mersenne primes is not acceptable! If the equation appears to be incorrect it will be acceptable anyway. </top> <top> <num> Number: 785 <title> Ivory-billed woodpecker <desc> Description: What is the history and present status of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker? <narr> Narrative: References to places where the Ivory-billed woodpecker was previously reported are relevant whether or not its present status has been determined. Statements that its status is "extirpated" or "extinct" are relevant descriptions of programs to locate, preserve, encourage or reintroduce this species are relevant. Reports of sightings and last sightings are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 786 <title> Yew trees <desc> Description: Where do yew trees grow anywhere on the globe? <narr> Narrative: To be relevant the document must mention a place where the yew tree grows. The name of a forest or park or river is sufficient. The country's name does not have to be listed for it to be relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 787 <title> Sunflower Cultivation <desc> Description: Give information on the cultivation of sunflowers. <narr> Narrative: Problems in growing sunflowers and tips for success are relevant. Descriptions of how sunflowers grow are relevant. Identifications of places where sunflowers are cultivated are relevant. Information on the Ox-eye Sunflower and plants in the sunflower family are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 788 <title> Reverse mortgages <desc> Description: What are reverse mortgages and how do they work? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents will define reverse mortgages, describe requirements for qualifying, and explain how homeowners make use of them. Discussions on their advantages and disadvantages are relevant. Listings of links are relevant if they give information about reverse mortgages other than the name. </top> <top> <num> Number: 789 <title> abandoned mine reclamation <desc> Description: Find information on abandoned mine reclamation projects. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must have information regarding specific mine reclamation projects planned, underway, or completed. General information or generalized statistics about mine reclamation are not relevant. Also not relevant are remining projects or mining refuse reclamation. </top> <top> <num> Number: 790 <title> women's rights in Saudi Arabia <desc> Description: Provide any description of laws or restrictions affecting Saudi Arabian women's rights. <narr> Narrative: Acceptable documents must provide a narrative description of Saudi laws or restrictions affecting Saudi women. Relevance to women must be specifically mentioned; general laws affecting women only as a subset of the whole Population is not acceptable. Documents that allude to women's rights and restrictions are not acceptable unless they give an example, however vague. References to changes in the laws, improvements, etc. are all acceptable. The time period should be relatively current (past 50 years). </top> <top> <num> Number: 791 <title> Gullah geechee language culture <desc> Description: Describe the historical background and present status of Gullah-Geechee language and culture <narr> Narrative: Information on the origin and development of the Gullah-Geechee people, language and culture is relevant. Statements on relationships to other groups, languages and cultures are relevant. Present geographical limits and geographical origins are relevant. Simple identification of an individual as Gullah-Geechee is not considered relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 792 <title> Social Security means test <desc> Description: Does Social Security use a means test? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents will define "means test" and describe how it is used in figuring Social Security benefits. Discussions on the way in which means tests have changed over the years are also relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 793 <title> Bagpipe Bands <desc> Description: Give information on, and examples of, bagpipe bands. <narr> Narrative: References to, or descriptions of, actual or fictional bagpipe bands are relevant. Abstract discussions of bagpipe bands are relevant. Bands don't have to be named. Bagpipes must make up a major part of the band to be relevant. Bagpipe-and-drum bands and bagpipe-and-accordion bands are relevant. Bands that include a nominal bagpipe or two are not relevant. A single bagpiper playing alone is not relevant, but two or more bagpipers playing together are relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 794 <title> pet therapy <desc> Description: How are pets or animals used in therapy for humans and what are the benefits? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must include details of how pet- or animal-assisted therapy is or has been used. Relevant details include information about pet therapy programs, descriptions of the circumstances in which pet therapy is used, the benefits of this type of therapy, the degree of success of this therapy, and any laws or regulations governing it. </top> <top> <num> Number: 795 <title> notable cocker spaniels <desc> Description: Provide any reference to notable cockers or other spaniels. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must identify a spaniel that is notable by fame (Lady), association with a famous person (Checkers), or newsworthy activity (bomb-sniffing airport security duty). Although cocker spaniels are preferred, other spaniels (such as water, Brittany, clumber, etc.) are accepted. A spaniel mentioned as a pet on someone's Web biography will be acceptable as long as the owner has some degree of notoriety. For example, the dog of a state governor is relevant; some company website's middle manager's dog is not. A newsworthy activity can include any special talent, trick, or service. Lists of books about dogs are not acceptable unless there is some identification of the dog. </top> <top> <num> Number: 796 <title> Blue Grass Music Festival history <desc> Description: Describe the history of bluegrass music and give location of bluegrass festivals. <narr> Narrative: Any facts relating to the history of bluegrass music are relevant. Music festivals including bluegrass are relevant whether titled "bluegrass" blue grass or not. Geographical location of festivals is relevant while date or time of year is optional. </top> <top> <num> Number: 797 <title> reintroduction of gray wolves <desc> Description: Where in the US have gray wolves been reintroduced in the wild? <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must have information about planned or accomplished reintroductions of gray wolves and include some detail as to number or location. Reintroductions of any type of gray wolf are relevant. Any other wolf species is not relevant. Proposals for, or discussions and debates about gray wolf reintroduction is not relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 798 <title> Massachusetts textile mills <desc> Description: History, development, and locations of textile mills in Massachusetts <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must provide narrative information about the Massachusetts textile mills. Descriptions of preserved mill-related sites open to the public are acceptable if they contain historical information. Sites included only as part of a tour itinerary are not acceptable. Lesson plans with activities relating to mills are not acceptable. Mill references appearing only as Web links, bibliographies, or tables of contents are not acceptable. </top> <top> <num> Number: 799 <title> Animals in Alzheimer's research <desc> Description: What animals have been used in Alzheimer's research? <narr> Narrative: Animals that are or were effectively used in Alzheimer's research are relevant. Animals that were tried and found not effective in Alzheimer's research are also relevant. </top> <top> <num> Number: 800 <title> Ovarian Cancer Treatment <desc> Description: The remedies and treatments given to lesson or stop effects of ovarian cancer. <narr> Narrative: Relevant documents must include names of chemicals or medicines used to fight ovarian cancer. Studies of new treatments that are being tried are valid, even if they have not reached a conclusion as to effectiveness. </top>