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  2. Finance - Wikipedia

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    Personal finance is defined as "the mindful planning of monetary spending and saving, while also considering the possibility of future risk". Personal finance may involve paying for education, financing durable goods such as real estate and cars, buying insurance, investing, and saving for retirement.

  3. Housing affordability hits worst level in 37 years. It now takes 35.51% of the median household income to make a principal and interest payment on the average home.

  4. Memory foam - Wikipedia

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    Mechanics. Memory foam derives its viscoelastic properties from several effects, due to the material's internal structure. The network effect is the force working to restore the foam's structure when it is deformed.

  5. Air Jordan - Wikipedia

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    Air Jordan is a line of basketball shoes and athletic clothing produced by American corporation Nike.The first Air Jordan shoe was produced for Hall of Fame former basketball player Michael Jordan during his time with the Chicago Bulls in late 1984 and released to the public on April 1, 1985.

  6. Window - Wikipedia

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    A window is an opening in a wall, door, roof, or vehicle that allows the exchange of light and may also allow the passage of sound and sometimes air.Modern windows are usually glazed or covered in some other transparent or translucent material, a sash set in a frame in the opening; the sash and frame are also referred to as a window.

  7. 2016 Irkutsk mass methanol poisoning - Wikipedia

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    Words fail me. Certainly this was an outrage because the inspectors and other agencies were supposed to prevent it, and didn't do so." [24] Dmitry Medvedev , the prime minister , called for a ban on non-traditional alcoholic liquids like the bath lotion, stating that "it's an outrage, and we need to put an end to this". [1]

  8. Solar cell - Wikipedia

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    In 2014, three companies broke the record of 25.6% for a silicon solar cell. Panasonic's was the most efficient. The company moved the front contacts to the rear of the panel, eliminating shaded areas. In addition they applied thin silicon films to the (high quality silicon) wafer's front and back to eliminate defects at or near the wafer surface.

  9. Leather - Wikipedia

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    Leather is a strong, flexible and durable material obtained from the tanning, or chemical treatment, of animal skins and hides to prevent decay.The most common leathers come from cattle, sheep, goats, equine animals, buffalo, pigs and hogs, and aquatic animals such as seals and alligators.