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Some articles on failures:

Glossary Of Fuel Cell Terms - M - Mean Time Between Failures
... Mean time between failures (MTBF) is the mean (average) time between failures of a system, and is often attributed to the "useful life" of the device i.e ...
Absent Mind - Consequences
... turn-off on the highway, while some are extremely serious, such as failures of attention that cause accidents, injury, or loss of life ... Given the prevalence of attentional failures in everyday life, and the ubiquitous and sometimes disastrous consequences of such failures, it is rather surprising that relatively ...
Byzantium Under The Heraclians - Justinian II - Failures
... Justinian then turned his attention to religious matters, which had been quietended down by the efforts of his Father ... When he called yet another council to wrap up loose ends from the previous (fifth and sixth) ecumenical councils, trivial and strict proposals were laid out including excommunication for "crimes" ranging from provocative or seductive hair curling, the mention of the pagan gods (especially Bacchus during the grape harvest), the selling of charms, dealing with fortune tellers and even dancing ...
List Of Economic Crises - 19th Century
... recession with bank failures culmination of U.S.'s first boom-to-bust economic cycle Panic of 1825, a pervasive British recession in which many banks failed, nearly including the Bank of England Panic of 1837, a U.S ... recession with bank failures, followed by a 5-year depression Panic of 1847 Panic of 1857, a U.S ... recession with bank failures Panic of 1866 Long Depression (1873–1896) Panic of 1873, a US recession with bank failures, followed by a four-year depression Panic of 1884 Panic of 1890 Panic of 1893, a US ...
List Of Banking Crises - Banking Panics and Systemic Banking Crises - 19th Century
... recession with bank failures culmination of U.S.'s first boom-to-bust economic cycle Panic of 1825, a pervasive British recession in which many banks failed, nearly ... recession with bank failures, followed by a 5-year depression Panic of 1847, United Kingdom Panic of 1857, a U.S ... recession with bank failures Panic of 1866, Europe Panic of 1873, a U.S ...

Famous quotes containing the word failures:

    Half the failures of this world arise from pulling in one’s horse as he is leaping.
    Julius Hare (1795–1855)

    Maybe it’s understandable what a history of failures America’s foreign policy has been. We are, after all, a country full of people who came to America to get away from foreigners. Any prolonged examination of the U.S. government reveals foreign policy to be America’s miniature schnauzer—a noisy but small and useless part of the national household.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    It helps parents to feel better if we remind them of our failures with them! And how they turned out just fine despite our imperfections.... We never get over needing nurturing parents. The more we comfort our own adult children, the more they can comfort our grandchildren.
    Eda Le Shan (20th century)