law of heart
The principle that the energy released by the heart when it contracts is a function of the length of its muscle fibers at the end of diastole.Starling's law
Queen of Hearts
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What’s the word problem at the heart of Mad Men?
There has been much ado about the specific clothing, furniture, and products in the hit AMC series Mad Men. Of course, fans love the accurate details. The afternoon cocktails and elaborate dresses are a constant reminder of how much has changed in the 50 years since the 1960s. The show gets the set right, but what about the dialogue? How does their accuracy apply to language? Not …
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