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Celebration, Florida is a census-designated place and an unincorporated master-planned community in Osceola County in the U.S. state of Florida, near Walt Disney World Resort. It was developed by The Walt Disney Company. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,736 people, 952 households, and 716 families residing in the community. The population density was 256.4 people per square mile (99.0/km²).
Plasticine is a brand of modelling clay, a putty-like modelling material made from calcium salts, petroleum jelly and aliphatic acids. The name is a registered trademark of Flair Leisure Products plc. Plasticine was formulated by art teacher William Harbutt of Bathampton, in Bath, England, in 1897.
Oakeshott’s typology of the medieval sword is based on blade morphology. It categorizes swords into 13 main types labelled X to XXII. The system is a continuation of Jan Petersen’s typology of the Viking sword, introduced in De Norske Vikingsverd (“The Norwegian Viking Swords”, 1919), modified in 1927 by R. E. M. Wheeler into a typology of nine types labelled I to IX.
Thaler was a silver coin used throughout Europe for almost four hundred years. Its name lives on in various currencies as the dollar or tolar. Etymologically, “Thaler” is an abbreviation of “Joachimsthaler”, a coin type from the city of Joachimsthal in Bohemia, where some of the first such coins were minted in 1518.
Kolmanskop is a ghost town in the Namib desert in southern Namibia, a few kilometres inland from the port town of Lüderitz. It was a small mining village until abandoned in 1956 and is now a popular tourist destination run by the joint firm NamDeb (Namibia-De Beers). The geological forces of the desert mean that tourists can now walk through houses knee-deep in sand.
Tiebout competition is a public choice theory model first described by economist Charles Tiebout in his article “A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures” (1956). The essence of the model is that there is in fact a non-political solution to the free rider problem in local governance where through the choice process of individuals, jurisdictions and residents will determine an equilibrium provision of local public goods in accord with the tastes of residents, thereby sorting the population into optimum communities.
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