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Plato's Allegory of the Cave and Jumping Mouse - Plato's Allegory of the Cave and Jumping Mouse Truth is like trout. Slippery, it becomes difficult to grasp tightly in any attempt to catch it, and is even more difficult to show to other people, in that when one holds it up for scrutiny it is often lost in the struggle to do so. "Jumping Mouse" and Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" have a common theme in the form of the search for truth, and showing this truth to the unenlightened. They vary greatly, however, in the carrying out of their exposure of truth, and more, their view of truth and how it is to be handled....   [tags: Allegory Jumping] 1221 words
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Jumping Mouse - “Jumping Mouse” The story Jumping Mouse is a Native American tale that is told with many central themes in mind. The story was most likely told to a wide ranged age group. So with the multiple themes it most likely was design to touch home with all ages in some form or another. One of the more central themes however was the importance of the situations and animals that help Jumping Mouse on his journey. The animals that he meets are much the same as people and situations we have met or well meet in our lifetime....   [tags: essays research papers] 1147 words
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Jumping Mouse - Jumping Mouse The story of Jumping Mouse may seem simple at first. But it is far more than just a story about a small rodent. There are so many underlying themes that reflect society, faith, generosity, personal growth, and many other aspects of a person’s daily life. The story starts out with a seemingly simple mouse, who hears what others do not. He dares to question what is out of the ordinary, and seeks out the truth instead of dismissing it as nothing. He shows curiosity, which leads him to new ideas....   [tags: essays research papers] 758 words
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My Mouse - My Dad is not a bad sort of guy. There are plenty who are much worse. But he dose rave on a bit, like if you get muddy when you are playing football, or rip your pants when you are building a den. Stuff like that. Mostly we understand each other and I can handle him. What he doesn't know doesn't hurt him. If he knew that I kept George, my pet mouse, under the bed, he wouldn't like it; so I don't tell him. That way he is happy, I am happy and George is happy. There are only problems when he finds out what has been going on....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2366 words
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Symbols in Cat and Mouse - Symbols in Cat and Mouse Symbols are very important in the story "Cat and Mouse" by Lisa Metzgar. Lisa tells the story of a woman dealing with issues from a small mouse in her house, to not wanting to be married. Animals are used throughout the story to symbolize underlying issues. The reason for the story being called what it is instead of just plain 'mouse' is because both the cat and the mouse represent Marcy at one point. The mouse is a symbol of her in that it is trying to escape the traps that are out for it....   [tags: Mouse] 1337 words
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The Superlative Gaming Mouse - The history of the computer mouse started in the 1960s when Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart and his acquaintances at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) developed the innovative computerized pointing device, which is broadly recognized as being the first mouse. That computer mouse and Engelbart’s imaginative idea of human communication among people and the computer launched the industry that has placed hundreds of millions of pointing devices on desktops. By the same token; as soon as Microsoft Windows 3.1 developed the GUI (Graphical User Interface), the mouse started to be a dependable part of the computer....   [tags: Computer Mouse, Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart]
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The Jumping Tree by Rene Saldana, Jr - The Jumping Tree by Rene Saldana, Jr "Outside my door, I could hear him pacing. "Apa, the man, was there pacing back and forth like a lion might do to keep his cub safe from all danger. I so wanted to be like him." (pg. 181) Rey is the main character as well as the narrator of The Jumping Tree by analyzing Rey we become aware that he is desperately seeking to define a manhood style that can make him feel emotionally strong, intelligent, noble, but yet stand up for what he believes....   [tags: Saldana Jumping Tree] 1341 words
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County is a delightfully entertaining piece of work. The characters are developed beautifully through fantastic descriptions, amusing actions, and mostly through smooth, flowing, and terrific dialogue. The dialogue is, indeed, the main attraction of this event. Simon Wheeler's speech is optimistic, and above all, very friendly. Wheeler tells of Smiley's antics as any great story teller would. Wheeler offers his own observations generously....   [tags: Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County] 497 words
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Alzheimer’s Disease Using a Mouse Model: Genotyping and Behavioral Studies - Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of age-related dementia. While first described over 100 years ago, little is known about how or when the disease process begins. The most recent reports estimate that 5.2 million Americans are living with AD (Fargo & Bleiler, 2014). The disease is characterized/diagnosed, in part, due to the cognitive decline of the patients and the accumulation of amyloid and neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Unlike other cognitive disorders, AD affects different classes of neurons (Selkoe, 2001)....   [tags: neurons, transgenic mouse, spacial memory]
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Mark Twain’s The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - Mark Twain's “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”      Mark Twain’s “The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” is a short story with the lesson that what goes around comes around. In this short story, which first appeared in 1856 and his first successful story, Twain uses local customs of the time, dialect, and examples of social status in his story to create a realistic view of the region in which the story takes place. The way that the characters behave is very distinctive....   [tags: Notorious Jumping Calaveras Twain Essays] 1008 words
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Taking a Look at Ski Jumping - ... The ground after the jump is precisely made so the jumper is never over 6 meters over the ground. This measure is in place so if the jumper loses balance, they will not fall very far before hitting the ground. The branches seen on ski jumping hills serve a purpose, they’re not for decoration. They are put in place so the ski jumpers can tell where the landing is, because the flat snow makes it hard for jumpers to tell where the landing is. Past the landing slope is the outrun, which is either flat or even uphill, where the skier can slow down....   [tags: winter sports] 972 words
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What Is Ski Jumping? - ... Points are added for ever additional meter that the jumper reaches beyond the K point, or the points are subtracted if skier comes up short. The size of the hill is related to the K point on the hill. The K point on a large hill is 100 metres and on a normal hill is 75-99 meters. Points are either added for exceeding the K point or deducted for not reaching the K point. In a large hill competition, over or under the K point adds or subtracts 1.8 distance points and on a normal hill the factor is 2 distance points....   [tags: winter sports] 1323 words
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Biomechanics in Rope Jumping - CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background of Study Skipping techniques or rope skipping is knows as an easy sport, a simple and a great physical exercise. Skipping is a low cost, indoor activity and the exercise just take up a little space and can be practiced everywhere. Through skipping activity, it will help us to improve our health and fitness level. Most importantly, it can burn a calorie which in turn reduces fat on body that cause leads to high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease....   [tags: Final year project progress report] 2445 words
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The History and Life of Mickey Mouse - What many people don’t know is that Mickey Mouse wasn’t always a good influence to not only children but to many others also. Over the years Mickey Mouse has evolved into an icon that is worthy of children’s attention and their parents’ money. Through the use of movies, television shows, video games, theme parks and merchandise Mickey Mouse affects most children’s lives every day even if it isn’t noticeable. Mickey Mouse has also given rise to many big movie productions and sales. While being educational Mickey Mouse also entertains children and teaches them a lesson that children enjoy and find fun....   [tags: Disney characters]
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And It Was All Started With a Mouse - “When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are; anything your heart desires will come to you.” When one hears this familiar tune, they know they are about to experience a time of pure happiness, but who is the mastermind behind this glee, Mr. Walt Disney. Walt Disney was a critically acclaimed, U.S. motion-picture and television producer as well as a creative showman. Disney was and is still loved and adored by children and adults alike. Walt Disney’s uneasy childhood, slow rise to stardom, adulthood career struggles, world-changing creations, and post-death legacy are the key components of Disney’s fame, fortune, and life story....   [tags: Walt Disney, Television, Producer, Disney]
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The Infamous Patchwork Mouse Case - ... As it is conducted by human beings, it is only natural that mistakes and inconsistencies are likely to occur. However, there is a distinct line between work that is genuine and that of work that has been purposely falsified to produce a desired result. This is known as ‘pseudoscience’ (or scientific misconduct) and is largely responsible for the wealth of controversy that has been brought upon science. In particular, this report will focus on a widely-criticized and notorious case of scientific fraud, consisting of how it was perpetrated, what events transpired because of it, the motives of the accused, how the case is likely to bring harm to science and what measures can be employed to...   [tags: scientific fraud] 552 words
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The Danger Lurking Behind the Mouse - The Danger Lurking Behind the Mouse Gaming, socializing, news, and research all harmless activities in an online setting. Yet everyday encounters happen that are not appropriate for the viewers in front of the screen. These types of websites feature advertisements that are innocent and also some that are tailored to a more mature audience. While the internet houses enumerable sources of information it is also a trap for the youth of today. Snaring them in a complex and cruel world with no forgiveness....   [tags: Internet Security ]
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Mouse Pregnancy Lab Report - Mouse pregnancy experiment Topic: The weight increase of the female mouse and fetus during pregnancy. Problem: At what rate does a female mouse gain weight during pregnancy. Background information: • Unlike humans, mice bear multiple young. • The fetus grows by cells dividing at approximately an exponential rate. • The fetus develops the most during the first trimester. Hypothesis: If a healthy female mouse gets pregnant, then excluding the weight she gains from simply growing, she will gain weight at a bit less than an exponential rate....   [tags: biology, science] 1400 words
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Jerry the White Mouse - There once was a small white mouse living with his family in the middle of the rainforest. He had nine siblings sharing his tiny bed. Every night Jerry, the mouse was pushed out of his bed. He decided it was time for him to leave home and find his own adventures. Jerry's parents wished him lots of luck and hoped he would stay away from danger. Jerry had no idea what to expect but he was not afraid to be on his own. Jerry set off into the rainforest with only a small bag of supplies. Jerry traveled a long distance and was beginning to feel tired....   [tags: short story] 568 words
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Biomechanics: Kinematics of Jumping, Literature Review - ... They state how drop jump and counter-movement jumps have similar characteristics when jump height is the only objective. (Król & Mynarski 2012) had sixteen elite biathletes partake in their study which was to determine muscular activity (eccentric muscle action) affects the efficiency of the drop jump. They performed five single vertical jumps and five drop jumps from a height of 40centimeters (cm). The results of this study show that elite biathletes act well to eccentric work of the lower extremities and therefore creating greater power when performing a drop jump....   [tags: exercise, jump drop, sports] 1624 words
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Witchcraft: Jumping to Conclusion Ruins Lives - “Jumping to conclusions is like playing with wet gun powder: both likely to go off in wrong direction.”-Charlie Chang. The puritans were a group of English Protestants who adhere to strict religious principles and oppose sensual enjoyment. The puritans had a strong belief that the Devil could be walking among them at anytime. Due to this belief, the puritans believed that people could sign there souls away to the devil. By signing their souls away to the devil, a person could become a witch or wizard....   [tags: Comparative, Miller, Hawthorne] 1142 words
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Jumping the Border - Jumping the Border Imagine this, living in a very small town, smaller than Kachina Village, with only one store where you could make and receive phone calls, there are no public phones, no residential phone lines, no electricity and no running water. The roads are not paved until you get to the main road where people travel the most. The next town is about thirty minutes away, and there is only one bus that comes to this small town once a week, so people can go shopping and do other things....   [tags: Immigration Mexico Papers]
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Development of Mouse Models for Cystic Fibrosis - Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common, lethal, autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the CFTR gene, with the most common mutation (ΔF508) occurring on ∼70% of CF chromosomes. Dysfunction of the CFTR protein, which acts as an apically localized epithelial chloride ion channel, results in the classical manifestations of CF: salty sweat, pancreatic insufficiency, intestinal obstruction, male infertility, and severe pulmonary disease, with characteristic abnormalities in electrolyte transport....   [tags: Disorder, Analysis] 1468 words
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Walt Disney: It All Started with a Mouse - Who knew that the creation of one cartoon mouse would result in one of the greatest success stories all time, and it all started with an entrepreneur named Walt Disney. Walt Disney was a man who changed the world between his multibillionaire dollar companies including Disney movies, resorts and theme parks. He was a man who started from humble beginnings and has grown into a business mogul that set a standard for business and entrepreneurs for generations to come. The “American Dream” is viewed as success and accomplishment, usually associated with great amounts of money or assets....   [tags: business empires, theme parks]
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Generation and Characterization of Mouse Aneuploid Cells - Alterations in a cell's chromosomal content from normal is known as polyploidy or aneuploidy. Polyploidy is a change that is a multiple of the haploid chromosome content while aneuploidy is a change in the chromosome content that is not a multiple of the haploid number. There are many instances demonstrating that polyploidy is reasonably well tolerated at the organismal level, and whole genome duplications likely have served to promote the evolution of species (1). However, this is not the case for aneuploidy where the gain or loss of individual chromosomes has been demonstrated to result in lethality and the development of disease (1)....   [tags: Medical Science]
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Talking to the Mouse: The Walt Disney Corporation - ... Created specifically for College Program cast members, "Housing the Magic" is a televised version of that program's newsletter, "The Communicator". In addition to its internal communication efficiency, Disney is also world-renown for its branding strategy. Branding is “the process of developing product-or service-naming and identity statements that distinguish products or services from competitor products or services.(Zalabak 2012) Kevin Mayer is the appointed executive vice president of corporate Strategy and Business Development, a position he earned in June of 2005....   [tags: successful powerhouse businesses]
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Trapping a Mouse - Trapping a Mouse Trapping a mouse is not as easy as one might think. Mice are very crafty and they have an uncanny ability to steal the bait from a trap without getting caught. I was shown at a very early age just how slick these mice could be. Consequently, I was also taught the proper way to trap a mouse. It is very important to use the right ingredients when trapping these pesky critters. This is very important to ensure a good clean kill. You should use the two-bait method. By using this time-tested procedure, you will have an approximate success rate of 80% to 100%....   [tags: Expository Process Essays] 1424 words
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The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain - A Competition of Wits According to Mark Twain, “A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.” Throughout literary history, the reoccurring theme of a shady character performing immoral, habitual actions is no new topic. These vial characters entertain readers by their confident persona and their desire to win. The literary pieces that include this genre of character are especially prominent entering the 19th century, as humor and deception become key components of literature....   [tags: jim smiley, american literature]
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How Assumptions of Consensus Undermine Decision Making - ... In the article “Assumptions, Explanation, and Prediction in Marketing Science: "It's the Findings, Stupid, Not the Assumptions.” The author Tsang, Eric W. K. goes on to say how Assumptions, especially core assumptions, often constitute the foundation of the mechanistic explanations provided by a theory and Unrealistic assumptions may lead to faulty explanations and false predictions. Tsang says “the realism of an assumption cannot be assessed just based on the output of a theory. It has to be tested independently of or in conjunction with the hypotheses of the theory”....   [tags: jumping to conclusions] 1030 words
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Sports and Movement: Improvements to Muscular Power - ... 2009). There are different muscles that are used at certain periods in a 10m sprint. The acceleration phase engages the following group of muscles written in order of priority: quadriceps, gluteals, calf complex/achilles tendon and hamstrings (Chiu, & Barnes, 2003, Cronin, & Hansen, 2006 & Young, Benton, & John Pryor 2001).The maximum-speed phase will engage the following group of muscles written in order of priority: Hamstrings, gluteals, calf/achilles tendon, and quadriceps (Cronin, & Hansen, 2006 & Young, Benton, & John Pryor 2001)....   [tags: sprinting and jumping] 823 words
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Blindly Jumping into War - Blindly Jumping into War Mike Thompson is a political cartoonist for The Detroit Free Press and is one example of an American expressing his viewpoint about the oncoming war with Iraq. Thompson tries to appeal to anyone who takes time to read the paper, and presumably, his intent is to introduce a new viewpoint to those supportive of the war. In Thompson's political cartoon published, February 26, 2003, he uses a well-known American symbol, Uncle Sam, to comment on current events. By paying close attention to the symbolism and other details in the cartoon, I want to show that Thompson critiques the actions of President Bush, who according to the image, seems to be jumping blindly into a wa...   [tags: President Bush Iraq War Terrorism Essays]
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Jumping Off a Cliff - Jumping Off a Cliff As I inched my way toward the cliff, my legs were shaking uncontrollably. I could feel the coldness of the rock beneath my feet when my toes curled around the edge in one last futile attempt at survival. My heart was racing like a trapped bird, desperate to escape. Gazing down the sheer drop, I nearly fainted; my entire life flashed before my eyes. I could hear stones breaking free and fiercely tumbling down the hillside, plummeting into the dark abyss of the forbidding black water....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Essay About Myself] 628 words
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The Invention and Impact of The Computer Mouse - The Invention and Impact of The Computer Mouse If you ask people to name one of the most important technologies of the twentieth century, one of the answers would most certainly be the computer. A computer, however, is not a technology all to itself. Many other technologies went into the modern home computers of today, including the mouse. Douglas C. Engelbart, a worker at the SRI (Stanford Research Institute), invented the mouse in 1964. However, the process of the invention of the mouse was not instantaneous and without effect on the realm of computing and society....   [tags: Papers] 1008 words
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Comparson Of Mouse And Trackbar - Computers incorporate various pieces of equipment that allow the user to interact with the software. Since the idea of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) has been accepted, people rely on a mouse to move the "cursor" around the screen. Most of the time the "cursor" is simply an arrow that lets the user know where its position is on the screen. In addition to a mouse some people prefer trackballs. A mouse and a trackball can be contrasted in terms of their physical shape, logical functionality, and space consumption....   [tags: essays research papers] 473 words
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Base Jumping - Specific Purpose: To educate the audience on BASE jumping and what they need to do before they are able to participate in the sport. Thesis: Before you can participate in the sport of BASE-jumping three things you have to do are: complete 150 skydives, receive direct qualified instruction on BASE equipment, its maintenance, its packing, and its use, & you should receive direct qualified instruction on the techniques of BASE jumping. Introduction: Attention Getter: Has anyone in here ever been told to go jump off a cliff, or heard that phrase before....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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To A Mouse, by Robert Burns and Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck - 2011 Two Different Mice and Two Different Men To the average reader, “To a Mouse” by Robert Burns and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck may initially look very similar, but after carefully critiquing and comparing their abundance of differences, their opinion will change. Steinbeck found his inspiration for writing the novel after reading that poem. His novel is set in Salinas, CA during the 1900s and is about migrant farm wrokers while the poem is about the guilt felt by one man after he inadvertently ruins the “home” of a field mouse with his plow....   [tags: Literary Comparison, Elements] 762 words
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"The Mouse and His Child" - The Mouse and His Child, by Russell Hoban, is a melancholy fable about a wind-up pair of tin mice that explore various themes such as hope and perseverance. However, the prevailing lesson taken from this book can be found in the way that Hoban employs his cast of wind-up toys to advocate the importance of the family unit. The story begins with the family together, but it is divided and they go out in separate directions. The father mouse and his child have different views on what to do after the break up of the family....   [tags: American Literature] 373 words
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Juliet: From Mouse To Woman - In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare the two main characters are Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. Both teenagers matured and changed during the play, but Juliet’s changes stood out the most. Juliet transformed in less then a week, which says she did not change much, but there is a definite difference in her personality from before she met Romeo to after she married him. There are many events in the book that support that idea. Most of which interact with her mother. Many events towards the ending of the play suggest she is very obstinate, which is quite different from the begging of the play before Juliet even thought of marriage or defying her parents and family....   [tags: essays research papers] 750 words
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Caught in a Mouse Trap: K's Struggles in Kafka's The Trial - ... She is the latest of women to be suddenly and inexplicably attracted to K. Leni causes a loud commotion in order to draw K. out of the lawyer’s bedroom and have an excuse to speak to him. Predictably, this works and K. finds himself seduced and beguiled by a woman portrayed as a one-dimensional sexual object. Although there is no obvious basis for her attraction, she feels compelled to pursue short-term flings that end in utter doom. She can be thought of as the cheese in a mouse trap – K.’s attraction to her lures him into the lawyer’s firm grasp, despite his earlier misgivings....   [tags: character and study analysis]
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Anaylsis of Mouse Tales: A Closer Peek Backstage at Disneyland - "Don't call Disneyland an amusement park, call it a theme park" The first line in the book: Mouse tales: A Closer Peek Backstage at Disneyland, quickly explains how Disneyland is not just an amusement park but a theme park. Walt Disney didn't want his park to be another run of the mill amusement park, he wanted to create a new and different world. A life where you can't see your own world and the troubles it has. In fact, he wanted this so bad, he made twenty foot walls around the park, so no matter where you are in the park, it is imposable to see the outside world....   [tags: park, cast, rides, world, disneyland]
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Great Mouse Plot of 1924 by Roald Dahl - Some of my favorite childhood classic books included: Danny: The Champion of the World, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate factory, Matilda and The Twits for their luring creativity and silliness. I just couldn’t get enough of Roald Dahl’s stories and like many other children; I fell in love with his characters and enjoyed his books come to life on the big screen. Roald Dahl was the reason I liked to read when I was a kid, and for that he has become a huge inspiration. His books were filled with adventure, a crude sense of humor, filled with naughty children taking revenge on adult wrongdoers....   [tags: classic books, tales of childhood]
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Jumping from High School to the NBA - Jumping from High School to the NBA Ever since Kevin Garnett, a teenager who by-passed college, was drafted as the fifth overall pick in the 1995 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, more and more high school teenagers have been making the jump straight to the pros. Since the league draft of 1995, 17 first round picks have been high school players. This means that about 7 percent of first round draft picks in the NBA have been high school teens skipping out on their college education to make the jump to the NBA (Chylinski)....   [tags: Athletes Sports Pro Ball]
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Computer Mouse - Computer Mouse The Computer Mouse The computer mouse first came about in the early 1980's. The idea being that the movement from the users hand could be turned into signals that the computer could read moving the cursor around and also allowing the buttons to function when pressed. Today there are a few different types of computer mice on the market. These being the mice that use the traditional tracking ball, the optical mouse and the mouse that has no physical connection to the computer. The most common mouse found near a computer today is the traditional mouse that uses the tracking ball....   [tags: Computer Science] 872 words
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Jumping to Conclusions in J.D. Salinger´s The Catcher in the Rye and Curtis Sittenfeld Prep - They say not to judge a book by its cover, as what is on the inside is more important than what is on the exterior. As a human race, one of the first things done is jumping to conclusions about people without knowing them thoroughly. The novels, The Catcher in the Rye and Prep by J.D. Salinger and Curtis Sittenfeld respectively, both portray this theme. Although the books do this in a different manner and convey different messages through this basic lesson, they both provide validity to the statement with realistic events occurring to teenagers....   [tags: friendship, plot, trait, characters] 1314 words
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Symbolism in Cat and Mouse by Günter Grass - The context of the work is set between 1939 and 1944, in Danzig (Germany). But the narrator, Pilenz, tells the story about Mahlke and their adolescence, some years later, when he is already an adult. Pilenz's aim of writing this story is making a kind of catharsis in order to remove a feeling of guilt. This feeling of guilt is mainly due to the fact that, his high school fellow, Mahlke, died drowned into the sea at the end of the Second World War. Along the novel the symbolic figures of the cat and the mouse, are named constantly....   [tags: European Literature] 1491 words
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The Lion and the Mouse who Returned a Kindness -      Aesop among many other prominant authors wrote tales of animals taking on human characteristics, but none is so prevelant as the reputation of the mighty lion. Known as the king of animals, the lion appears as an object of strength and nobility in countless aspects of life including history, literature, art, astronomy, movies, and dance.      Who is this amazing creature. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the lion (Panthera Leo) is a flesh-eating animal that live cheifly in sandy plains and rocky places where there are thorn thickets and tall grass....   [tags: Aesop, Aesop's Fables] 612 words
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Behavioral Phenotypes of Inbred Mouse Strains - Molecular geneticists have recently been using targeted gene line mutations so as to effectively isolate certain genes as being the cause of a specific phenotype. However the effects of a gene can be a result of complex interactions within its genetic background. Scientist have tried to maintain and isogenic genetic background. However in choosing the appropriate isogenic background it is important that all of the effects of it be documented so that the appropriate selection of genetic background can be chosen for an expected phenotype and so that the results can be interpreted properly....   [tags: essays research papers] 513 words
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How to Get Rid of Cellulite on Legs: Natural Ways to Do It - ... Why don’t you try these simple and yet proven effective ways of how to get rid of cellulite on legs. Detoxification Diet: This type of diet has been proven effective in preventing the accumulation of fat deposits known as cellulites not just in the legs but also in the thighs, hips and buttocks. By following a nutritional plan intended for detoxification, you will be guaranteed that your body will be able to flush out all toxins and unwanted fluids inside your body. It should not be difficult for you since all you will need to do is regulate the food you will eat....   [tags: diet, exercise, jumping] 546 words
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Similarities Between Burns' Poem, To A Mouse, and Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men - The word “original” is often used to describe paintings that have been manufactured by hand, but it is not clear whether hand-made copies of work are still considered so. When an artist copies another’s art, is his own art original now that it has been tainted by the thoughts’ of others. The poem “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns served as inspiration for John Steinbeck when writing the famed tragedy “Of Mice and Men.” Steinbeck, a Nobel prize-winning author, set many of his books during the Great Depression or the California Dustbowl, times when the future seemed bleak....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism] 1367 words
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