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Communication Self-Analysis - 1. I just started working at Hollister, and it was a great way for me to engage in new conversations and identify the elements that go into interpersonal communication. An essential to this conversation was that she was willing to take her time to get to know me and teach me how to do things, and I was able to listen. The following contexts existed in my conversation with a fellow girl coworker. The physical dimension was that we were at our workplace where it is dimly lit, there wasn’t a lot of people around, and we were surrounded by clothing....   [tags: Communication] 1250 words
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The Effects of Stress - ... Many people suffer from noise whether it is caused by neighbours, traffic, or any activity that may cause the body to react in an unpleasant way. In his study, Evans was able to show that children exposed to higher levels of neighbourhood noise (60 or more decibels) experienced increased blood pressure and raised levels of stress indicators (cortisol and adrenalin) than those less exposed (less than 50 decibels). In addition, the respondents especially girls of the noise affected category showed lack of motivation and depression due to their helplessness to change the circumstances....   [tags: Health] 1150 words
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Compressor Stall - Compressor Stall Gas turbine engine performance is limited by aerodynamic instabilities called rotating stall and surge. Currently there are several control strategies for enhancing the operability boundary of laboratory compressors by actively controlling rotating stall and surge. Models which capture the qualitative behavior of the aerodynamic instabilities have been found to exhibit abundant dynamic behavior and to be useful for designing control laws. Operability boundary is defined as the operating point where steady axisymmetric flow is unstable and untolerable amount of rotating stall and surge is present in the system....   [tags: Essays Papers] 377 words
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Tinnitus - Have You Experienced It Yet? - Tinnitus - Have You Experienced It Yet. Can you ever recall hearing a strange annoying noise in your ears that remained constant for days or seemed recurrent. If you answered yes to this question then you may be one of the 50,000,000 individuals in the U.S. who suffer from tinnitus. Almost everyone at one time or another has experienced brief periods of mild ringing or other sounds in the ear and it is estimated that one out of every five people experience some degree of tinnitus (1). The presence of tinnitus is a very common and annoying occurrence that affects about 17% of the general population and 33% of the elderly (2)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Engineering Report - Whipper Snipper/lawn Trimmer - Whipper snipper/ Lawn Trimmer No one person or corporation is attributed with creating the lawn trimmer however the original lawn trimmers where developed from1968 to 1970. Prior to 1970, there were no line trimmers, as we know them today. Can you imagine edging sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and shrub beds with hand-held trimmers. Can you imagine how sore your back, arms and legs would be after a long day of pushing a manual edger along seemingly endless sidewalks and driveways. Can you imagine trimming any turf at all without a powered trimmer....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Ignorance Kills - Any place I go, I know I will never find two skateboards that are the same. Each and every component of the skateboard makes a difference in the board’s movement. Every deck, truck, and wheel is interchangeable so there is almost an endless amount of combinations. A number of things can go wrong when riding; a person will never know when one of the components will malfunction. I was riding along one day, and like a cat pouncing on a mouse, it hits me and I suddenly realize that I am going to feel some pain....   [tags: essays research papers] 741 words
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The Virtue Of Silence - THE VIRTUE OF SILENCE Of all the virtues that most men and women disregard, it is silence. People go about in their everyday lives not even noticing the beauty of one's "inner silence." Try an experiment: Close your eyes. Tune out the sounds from everything that's surrounding you, and focus on what is going on inside you. Take a deep breath and just listen. How many inner voices did you hear. Most people do not even realize the amount of noise that is carried around in the human body....   [tags: essays research papers] 993 words
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The Character and Role of Simon in Lord of the Flies - The Character and Role of Simon in Lord of the Flies At the beginning of the novel Simon is described by Golding as a "skinny, vivid little boy" with "black, coarse hair". He is a member of the choir. The first time the boys are all together, Simon faints giving us the impression that he is physically weak. He is later chosen by Ralph to go with him on an expedition of the island. Because he is so "vivid", he is chosen by Ralph and he also has something about him, which attracts attention which may be a reason for Ralph choosing him out of all of the boys there....   [tags: Lord of the Flies William Golding Simon Essays] 1667 words
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A Case of Murder by Vernon Scannel is a poem which deals with a very - A Case of Murder by Vernon Scannel is a poem which deals with a very unusual topic; the murder of a cat by a nine year old boy. The poet brings the poem alive by using different writing techniques e.g. line lengths. “A Case of murder” by Vernon Scannel Critical response to literature by Gregor Baird “A Case of Murder” by “Vernon Scannel” is a poem which deals with a very unusual topic; the murder of a cat by a nine year old boy. The poet brings the poem alive by using different writing techniques e.g....   [tags: English Literature] 1212 words
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Violence in Literature - Violence in Literature “I’m taking you to the bank, Senator Trent. To the blood bank.” This line is spoken by a character played by Steven Segal in the movie Hard to Kill, a movie remarkably similar to every other motion picture Segal has ever touched, and depressingly reflective of a larger cultural trend. In Segal’s movies, characters with names like “Orin Boyd” and “Nico Toscani” boast body counts and a shared insatiable thirst for vengeance. Death becomes a prop employed to dispatch central characters, and a cycle of one-upmanship ensues – we saw Segal rip someone’s throat out in Under Siege, so the next movie has to be more ridiculous in its sheer level of violence to be marketable....   [tags: Violence Blood Violent Movie Literature Essays] 1360 words
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Bertrand Russell on Analytical Philsophy - "The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it" - Bertrand Russell, The Philosophy of Logical Atomism. Bertrand Russell was born in 1872 in Wales, England as a member of a famous British family. He received a degree from Trinity Cambridge College with honors in Mathematics and Moral Sciences. His most famous works included the subjects of logic and philosophy, which were deeply rooted in his mathematics background....   [tags: Philosophy] 1132 words
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Personal Narrative - Father - Personal Narrative - Father A sudden change in colour had awoken me. Orangeflashed over my eyelids. I squinted, this light is what disturbed me. As I gradually widened the gap for my eyes to peer through, I noticed that a streak of radiant orange had appeared through a slit between the curtains that had obviously not been properly drawn together. The curtains seemed to be a fair distance away so I opted for the easier alternative. I twisted my body so I now had my back to the window....   [tags: Papers] 1523 words
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Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity - Evaluation of How the Box Hill Area is Influenced by Human Activity The title for this piece of coursework is 'Evaluate how the Box Hill area is influenced by human activity'. The 'influence by human activity' reflects the way that humans utilise the Box Hill area and the effect that leisure and tourism have on the surrounding environment. Location Map: [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Box Hill is located in Dorking, Surrey, England. OS map showing route and reference points Scarp slope path: [IMAGE] [IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE][IMAGE] Text Box: 6) Paths meet- 174 552 Text Box: 7) Stepping stones - 173 553 Text Box: 8) Near Burford Lodge – 174 555 Text Box: 9) Back to the start- 172 560 Dip slope path: South <South Downs> [IMAGE] <The Weald> <North Downs> <London Basin> North <Chilterns> The formation of the rocks in south-east England._________________________________________________________________ VERY OLD FOLDED ROCKS....   [tags: Papers] 4756 words
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Marine Mammals - Marine Mammals 1. Introduction Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) annually migrate from their summer feeding grounds off southeast Alaska to winter in waters off the Hawaiian Islands, Baja California Sur, Mexico and northern Japan (Baker and Darling). The number of humpback whales in the Hawaiian waters generally peaks from mid-February through mid-March ( Baker & Herman, 1984). Calving and breeding is an important function of humpback whales while wintering at lower latitudes ( Herman and Herman et al., 1980)....   [tags: Papers] 582 words
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Concert Review of Slipknot - Concert Review of Slipknot We arrived at the concert around sun set. As we pulled up to the entrance, all I could see was a mass of humans. They scattered around the front of the building, some going in and coming out. In the middle of all the transportation devices there were a few men, in black suits, who pointed in different directions. They stopped groups of humans to allow the transportation devices by and vice versa. We now left our "car" with a group of other "cars" and made our way to the building....   [tags: Papers] 1083 words
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Personal and Imaginative Story - Personal and Imaginative Story I heard a noise, but at first I didn't think anything of it. Then I heard another noise, this time it was louder and it caught my attention. Instantly, I awoke and sat up in my bed, I was scared; I didn't know what that noise could be. I then heard noises of cupboard opening and became curious to what or who was making these noises. Immediately I reached for my dressing gown, which was laying on my dresser and put it on as quitely and discretely as possible, trying not to disturb what was going on down stairs....   [tags: Papers] 908 words
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Distinctive Features of Near Death Experiences - Distinctive Features of Near Death Experiences It is estimated that only 5% of the population will have a NDE, this being a time when an individual is pronounced clinically dead but for some reason survives death and lives to try explain why and how they had this experience. Experiences like this are usually life changing. NDE are the link between whether there actually exist a separation between the physical body and the soul this is because the features of NDE’s are purely personal and take place in an individuals mind; there are no signs from the physical body that this experience has ever taken place....   [tags: Papers] 1187 words
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The Banning of Motorbikes in Public Places - The Banning of Motorbikes in Public Places Last Sunday, I was out on the usual Sunday cycle with friends when 7 monster motorbikes came roaring past and up the steep muddy hill that we was cycling down. It was only when we had to pedal downhill through the churned up tracks of the motorbikes that I realised the problems that motorbikes cause. At that moment I began to ask myself should there be a ban on motorbikes in public places; or is it too late. I have arrived at the conclusion that motorbikes should be banned because they damage the ground on which they ride, if they are ridden irresponsibly....   [tags: Papers] 908 words
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Physics of the Acoustic Guitar - Stringed instruments are most likely the oldest type of musical instruments. The acoustic guitar has been around since the 1500's, and is the most common stringed instrument used today. The guitar is one of the most versatile instruments in existence, being used in virtually every style of music. It can produce a wide range of sounds depending upon the style of the guitar and the type of strings used on it. The two main styles of acoustic guitars are the nylon-stringed and the steel-stringed....   [tags: physics guitars] 1810 words
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Wind Energy - Wind Energy “Take care, your worship; those things over there are not giants but windmills.” -Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes I. Abstract: Wind energy has many pros and cons, and thus is subject to much scrutiny as a viable energy source. A fundamental qualification for wind power is the ability to support the vast industries and the enterprises of the 6.3 billion people that inhabit this planet. In addition, wind power must be able to meet the needs of the Earth’s population in a renewable, reliable, and responsible manner....   [tags: Power Renewable Resource Global Warming] 1865 words
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Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California - Windmill Energy is not an Acceptable Energy Source Replacement for California Abstract Windmill energy is an old form of energy that is now being modernized to generate electricity in our society today. The big question is whether or not it is a feasible replacement of energy for California. Through research it has been concluded that energy for California cannot be produced only by windmill energy. It can produce about 50% of California’s energy. All aspects including, location, cost, and environment are important to how much energy is produced....   [tags: Wind Power Energy California]
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Image Enhancement And Edge Detection For Real Time System Applications - Abstract (Incomplete Essay) With development in technology, medicine has been greatly benefited and new avenues for research opened up, one such field being the real time medical image processing whose applications have allowed medical practitioners worldwide to better diagnosis abilities. It consists of the implementation of various image processing algorithms like edge detection using mask filters, edge enhancement, interpolation etc resulting in better images suitable for diagnosis. The algorithmic computations in real-time may have high level of time based complexity and hence the use of digital signal processors (DSPs) for the implementation of such algorithms is proposed here....   [tags: Medical Image Processing] 1637 words
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Environmental Case Study: Sydney Airport - Environmental Case Study: Sydney Airport Introduction With Botany Bay on one side and the CBD of Australia’s largest city on the other, Sydney Airport has a full range of environmental issues to monitor and manage. Environmental management at Sydney Airport is conducted in accordance with the Sydney Airport Environment Strategy. Sydney Airport is Australia’s busiest airport, with over 8 million international travellers and 15 million domestic travellers arriving and departing on approximately 290,000 flights annually....   [tags: Environment Airport Case Study] 1932 words
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Consultancy Report - ... The aspect of having reduced brain functions may lead to errors in the office, since individuals may find it hard to make logical and professional decisions. For this reason, the errors that are experienced in such situations may be as a result of reduced brain functions and this is a very serious problem, considering the activities of the company (Gladwell 79). The excessive heat of the surrounding that is said to reach up to 25 degrees could make the office a poor working environment. Increased temperatures in the surrounding cause the blood to heat up and consequently accelerates the pulse rate....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Evolutionary Psychology - ... In knowing basic principles of the environment of evolutionary adaptedness, such as a world governed by principles of physics, and through knowledge of necessities for reproductive success (eg., that successful sexual reproduction requires two separate and distinct sexes to occur), behaviour research from an evolutionary psychological point of view certainly has a reasonable and plausible foundation. As pointed out by Tooby and Comsides (2005), knowledge of ancestral hominids abounds. It is known that hominids were sexually dimorphic, omnivorous hunter-gatherers, producing altricial young....   [tags: Psychology, History, Informative] 1952 words
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Environmental impact of a rock quarry - ... Pieces of rock sent flying through the air pose an obvious danger and can be potentially lethal. Therefore every precaution should be taken to prevent this by careful planning, design and execution. The operation of a quarry entails the transport of the materials produced on site to other clients and construction sites. This is normally done by heavy vehicles which will affect the flow of traffic in the surrounding roads, especially if they have to pass through towns or villages. Besides traffic congestions, there are problems regarding parking and manoeuvring where there is also the possibility of loose material and mud being spilled onto the roads causing inconvenience to drivers and residents....   [tags: Environmental Issues] 1229 words
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Phobia - Phobias: Irrational Fear Fear of heights, fear of the number “13,” fear of spiders, fear of small spaces. All of these fears are considered phobias. While there are many causes of phobias, one theory uses the notion of preparedness in Pavlovian conditioning. This is a way in which people learn to react to certain stimuli. Scientist and abehaviorist, Pavlov, first discovered this conditioning while experimenting with dogs. He could reliably predict that dogs would salivate when food was placed in the mouth through a reflex called the “salivary reflex” in digestion....   [tags: essays research papers] 522 words
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Black Mountain Quarry - Black Mountain Quarry The issue is the Black Mountain Quarry, which was set up in the late fifties by Peter Lagan from County Derry. The parties who are involved in the issue surrounding the Black Mountain Quarries are Black Mountain Action Group and local residents, the Department of the Environment (D.O.E) who will decide the outcome and Peter Lagan the present owner of the company White Mountain Quarries It is an issue because some local residents and the Black Mountain Action Group want it closed for environmental reasons and the work force needs it to maintain their livelihood....   [tags: Papers] 484 words
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The Game at the Arena - Standing here, in this arena that is one hundred times larger than my home, I feel like a needle in a haystack. So many people surrounding me it’s like I’m one grain of sand in a whole ocean. The people around the arena form a black and yellow checker board. Their clothing meshes together and looks like a throw. Smelling the concession stand makes me feel like a starving child. The aroma of hotdogs and Italian sausage reminds me of a back yard grill. The smell of melted cheese on nachos makes my stomach growl wishing I had some....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Observation] 553 words
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Yes and No in Korean - Yes and No After coming to America, I have suffered from the improper usage of "yes" and "no." I sometimes confuse an affirmative response with a negative one because the usage of "yes" and "no" in Korean is different from English. For example, if I am asked, "Haven't you had dinner yet?" and I have not had dinner yet, then in Korean I usually say, "Yes, I haven't." But in English, I have to say, "No, I haven't." This different usage of "yes" and "no" in Korean and in English sometimes causes misunderstandings or even estrangements between my American friends and me....   [tags: Essays Papers] 804 words
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Dead Asleep - Dead Asleep I am walking through a damp forest that only allows light through the breakage in the vast tree limbs. It is rather hard for me to find a path to follow when there is such little light but I am compelled to go in this certain direction. I am not scared, however, I am being very cautious of my surroundings. I think of leaving the window cracked, but I know this section of the brain is still in reality because I am walking right now and there is no window to be seen. It seems like I have been walking for miles when I here a slight crackle in the brush behind me....   [tags: Essays Papers] 692 words
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