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The tweet reads: "Just saved a straggler from Boomtown, walking on the A34 northbound attempting to walk back to London.
Dont be a straggler! Monday, July 1 is the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from FEMA or for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S.
Methods for Identifying Straggler and Backing-Up in Virtualized Environment
Once a task is obviously slower than the others (called straggler [6] or outlier [7]), a backup task will be executed to ensure the successful execution of the task.
straggler, strangler, a seed pod coils into a feathered dart
To better understand cluster ageing, the team mapped the location of blue straggler stars in 21 globular clusters, as seen in images from Hubble and the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the ESO La Silla Observatory, among other observatories.
"Basically, in a mass-transfer scenario, the reason one star ends up as a blue straggler is that its companion dumps mass on it," says Christian Knigge (Southampton University, England).
The extent of the blue straggler population detected provides two new constraints for models of the star-formation history of the bulge."
You might spot a 5,000-pound elephant seal straggler, separated from the herd (and the hordes of field-trippers and tourists) currently at the nearby preserve, or, if you're really lucky, a California gray whale on its migration north.
At least one straggler has crossed $100 million after Labor Day each year since 1999, and, appropriately, this year's candidate is late-bloomer laffer "The 40 Year-Old Virgin," which reached $82.2 million during the Sept.
Even by halfway he had picked off only one straggler, but he had the momentum and, as they tended to fade in front, he flashed past in the final furlong to win going away after trading at 26 on Betfair.
However, after officers raced to the scene, they found a worse-for-wear party straggler in fancy dress attempting to make off with a traffic cone, according to a witness at the scene.