Lie detector test
Lie detector test. Pulse meters on a man'sfingers used for a lie detector, or polygraph, test. Under the subject's hands are the tracesproduced by the polygraph. A polygraph recordschanges in a number of physiological processes, asa series of questions are asked by an examiner. Aswell as measuring heart rate with these pulsemeters, blood pressure and respiration rate arealso measured. The examiner interprets the resultsto determine if the subject demonstrated deceptivebehaviour. The reliability of polygraphs iscontroversial and their evidence is not admissiblein court.
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Official wording, Apprenticeship Indenture
Official wording of an Apprenticeship Indenture, between John Henry Watson of 3 Newland Street, Derby, and Messrs John Davis & Son (Derby) Limited. The document is signed by John Henry Watson himself (then about 17 years old), his father Walter Watson, and Henry Davis, Governing Director. The apprenticeship is for five years, dating from 25 June 1901, in the skill of instrument making. The apprentice's pay is agreed at 4 shillings and sixpence per week for the first year, rising to 6 shillings in the second year, 7/6 in the third, 9/6 in the fourth, and 12/6 in the fifth. The apprentice agrees to be obedient, not do any damage, not to take leave of absence without consent, and not to play cards, dice or other unlawful games, nor to frequent taverns or playhouses.
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3 January 1902
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European brown bear cub
European brown bear cub (Ursus arctos arctos) climbing up a tree. Mothers teach their cubs to climb trees to avoid danger. The European brown bear is distributed across northern Eurasia in fragmented populations. The largest population is found in northeastern Europe, between the Ural mountains in Russia to the west coast of Finland. Photographed in Finland, in June.
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