2013 Top Ten of Polemic

Armuchee High School
Armuchee High School is a public high school in Rome, Georgia, United States. It serves grades 8-12 for the Floyd County School District
Peak (novel)
Peak is a 2007 young adult fiction novel by Roland Smith about the physical and emotional challenges that face a fourteen-year-old as he climbs Mount Everest as well as tall buildings in New York City after moving from Wyoming
Living Is For Everyone
Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) is a suicide prevention initiative of the Australian Government's National Suicide Prevention Strategy (NSPS). The National Suicide Prevention Strategy funds a number of programs, some jointly funded with the National Mental Health Strategy. The programs, which operate in a range of settings, use population-based approaches with an emphasis on community capacity building. The LIFE initiative has two main components: the LIFE resources and the LIFE website
Chemical change
Chemical changes occur when a substance combines with another to form a new substance, called chemical synthesis or, alternatively, chemical decomposition into two or more different substances. These processes are called chemical reactions and, in general, are not reversible except by further chemical reactions. Some reactions produce heat and are called exothermic reactions and others may require heat to enable the reaction to occur, which are called endothermic reactions. Understanding chemical changes
Spanish missions in Texas
The Spanish Missions in Texas comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholic Dominicans, Jesuits, and Franciscans to spread the Catholic doctrine among area Native Americans, but with the added benefit of giving Spain a toehold in the frontier land. The missions introduced European livestock, fruits, vegetables, and industry into the Texas area. In addition to the presidio and pueblo (town), the misión was one of the three major agencies employed by the Spanish crown to extend
Ford F-250 Super Chief
The Ford F-250 Super Chief is a concept truck built by Ford. It featured a tri-flex fueling system that allows users to use three different fuels including gasoline, E85 ethanol or hydrogen. This is intended to make the Super Chief more attractive to customers who are concerned about finding fuel as the ethanol and hydrogen infrastructures are developing. In a tri-flex fueling system owners can utilize any given option at any one time. It comes with a stock bed cover and liner, it is a Ford crew cab. The
Waimea College
Waimea College is a co-educational secondary school in Richmond, Tasman District, New Zealand. With a growing roll of 1500+ students from year groups 9–13, Waimea College is equipped with a park-like campus and numerous facilities
Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy
The Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy is a public school operated as part of the Eagle County Schools District, in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. It provides students in fifth through twelfth grades with a flexible schedule that allows them to participate in skiing and snowboarding training programs at Vail Ski Resort, making it the first public winter sports academy in the United States
Jack Devlin (Australian politician)
John Joseph "Jack" Devlin was an Australian politician. Born at Violet Town, Victoria, he was educated at state schools before becoming a farmer. He served on Violet Town Shire Council from 1927 to 1957, and as President for some of that time. In 1946, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Victoria. He died in 1957; Charles Sandford was appointed to replace him
Ryan Stig
Ryan Stig is an Australian professional rugby league footballer. He plays for the Limoux Grizzlies in the Elite One Championship as a five-eighth and halfback. He previously played for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League