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The Existence of Bigfoot - Through American mythology one creature has stood out. This creature has gained popularity over the past 20 years, leading many people to believe that the existence of this creature is impractical and illogical. This creature is known by most as the American Bigfoot. The thought of a giant monkey roaming around the North American continent sounds preposterous and illogical. The fact is though it might not be that crazy at all. There are thousands of sightings in the books just within the past twenty years and more being added yearly....   [tags: American Mythology, Animal Intelligence]
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Bigfoot is not a Myth - Bigfoot is not a Myth Bigfoot also known popularly as the Sasquatch, Momo, Skunk Ape, the list goes on and on, is without a doubt, the most famous of all hairy man-like creatures. The following will make you a believer in this overseen creature, it made me one. Bigfoot is seen in every possible location throughout the North American Continent, mountains, swamps, forests, crossing desolate and some not so desolate roadways and on open farmland. While its demeanor varies from docile to curios to almost threatening, its general appearance varies....   [tags: Papers] 978 words
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Oh Those Bigfoot Movies! - Reading Loren Coleman's blog, Cryptomundo, is a chore I willingly do to try and keep up with the status of special pleading and positive confirmation bias being presented as evidence and reason within the cryptozoological community. Usually, this is an exercise in reading posts which appear to be meant to generate website traffic and/or blur the line between legitimate Zoological/Biological discoveries and the “field” of cryptozoology. Anyone who reads this blog is aware of my opinion of the quality of Cryptomundo's material....   [tags: Cryptozoology] 833 words
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Bigfoot: In Search of the Truth - Bigfoot is, without a doubt, the most recognized mystery in all of North America. The apelike being has reportedly been sighted thousands of times since the beginning of the 19th century. According to eyewitness testimonies, Bigfoot, also known as Sasqautch, is a gigantic beast that towers in at eight feet tall and weighs as much as six hundred pounds. Reports also say that the monster’s form is well built and usually covered in a thick, brownish fur. Many have asked if such a creature could possibly be roaming through the wilderness of North America and around the world, and the answer is yes....   [tags: essays research papers] 971 words
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Bigfoot - Bigfoot For over a 150 years man has been troubled by one great mystery, a mystery that has baffled all who have witnessed it and all who have tried to solve it. This mystery is commonly known as Bigfoot, a tall hairy man/ape who lurks in the woods in almost every country on this planet. Some say it is just an ape, some believe it is a man in costume, and others are true believers of this hairy phenomenon. For more than a decade and a half this creature of myth has caused enormous contradictions in the field of science, bringing about one question....   [tags: essays research papers]
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The Science Community and Cryptozoology - Cryptids A Cryptid is a creature or even a plant that’s existence has been suggested but has not been discovered or documented by the scientific community (Wikipedia.com). Cryptids are known to be part of legends, old wise tales, and mythology. Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience that involves the search for animals whose existence has not yet been proven. This kind of search includes searching for animals that are said to already be extinct. Cryptids was term made by John Wall in 1983 who sent a letter to the International Society of Cryptozoology....   [tags: bigfoot, mysterious creature, anomalies]
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Sasquatch: Fact or Fiction? - Question at Issue: Is Bigfoot simply a legend, or is it just an elusive freak of nature. Assertion: The existence of Sasquatch is highly possible Assumption: Because of the dense forests which are located in the Northwest region of the United States. Enthymeme: The existence of Sasquatch is plausible because of the dense forests which are located in the Northwestern region of the United States. Sasquatch: Fact or Fiction. Sasquatch is an unexplainable phenomenon that allegedly lives in the northwestern region of the United States....   [tags: bigfoot, dense forests, myth]
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Mysterious Creatures: Believe it or Not - There are numerous amounts of myths and folktales, which not only frighten people but leave them in wonder. Is it best to believe or not to believe?The thought of the unknown has convinced some that the myth is real or exists. Movies and other media tools play a factor in convincing individuals into believing.Creatures are portrayed as dangerous and hideous beasts so that is what the social world believes. For others that is not enough, seeing cold hard evidence is the only sufficient way of believing in the myths....   [tags: myth, illustrations, evidence, Giant Squid, fear]
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Big Foot - BIG FOOT Is Bigfoot real. Bigfoot was known in the past to be just a legend, but more and more researchers keep finding more and more information to back their theory up. Where is Bigfoot. “ Dennis Roe was hidden in a bush outside of Hollywood and a female Bigfoot about six feet tall, approximately three feet wide, weighing around three hundred pounds came towards Dennis unaware she was being watched. When bigfoot was about twenty feet away from Dennis, it squatted down and crawled over to the bush he was hiding in.” Hundreds and hundreds of people have reported seeing a bigfoot....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Pizza Hut Case Analysis - Pizza Hut Case Analysis For years now Pizza Hut, Inc. has been the leader of the pizza industry. We have been privileged to have had the opportunity to perform research on advancements we can make to maintain this reputation. Based upon our Economic Analysis we have decided to not launch the BIGFOOT pizza. The following gives a detailed analysis, offers alternatives to improving the Pizza Hut experience, and gives reasons why we came to this conclusion. Economic Analysis: First off, we appreciate the opportunity to have had an important role in Pizza Hut's latest product development, BIGFOOT....   [tags: Business Strategy Finance Analysis] 1543 words
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Myth Or Reality, Todays Perception On Monsters - Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters Monsters, which are seemingly just myth and fantasy, do have some truths to their legend. In fact, some creatures may have actually existed and still do today, even though they should not be percieved as monsters. What if the stories of a giant "ape-like" creature that have circulated over the globe for centuries were true. There have been numerous sightings and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States to the Himalayas....   [tags: essays research papers] 1800 words
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Belief In Pseudosciences - “Mankind’s imagination has always been excited by the possibilities of unknown regions” (Nickell, 109). In the article “Mysterious Entities of the Pacific Northwest Part 1”, Joe Nickell explains the possibilities of pseudoscience, a presented scientific belief that is not yet scientifically valid, as well as the possibility of hoaxes. While there have been many claimed sightings of paranormal activity such as Bigfoot, Ghosts and the Loch Ness Monster, there has not been evidence to prove these claims as real....   [tags: The Paranormal]
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Super Sized: Monster Trucks - Bigger is better. That is what people constantly hear in the world around them. This ranges from the biggest sale on Black Friday, to the new supersized burger at McDonalds. People strive to exceed the ordinary and make things extraordinary, and to do this; you go big or go home. One of the best examples of this is the creation of monster trucks. Monster truck rallies have been around since the late 1970’s and were inspired by the basic pick up trucks that got transferred into monster trucks. These rallies are a motor sport entertainment can be found on television or live in a field area....   [tags: American Culture, Human Appeal]
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Myth and Magic: Realism in "One Hundred Years of Solitude" - “He enjoyed his grandmother's unique way of telling stories. No matter how fantastic or improbable her statements, she always delivered them as if they were the irrefutable truth” (Wikipedia, 2011). Experiences are particular instances of one personally encountering or undergoing something and in these moments of time life changes for the best or the worst and memories are formed. These recollections such as riding your first bicycle, going to the seventh grade or even listening to the many stories your grandmother use to tell could be a heartbreaking or breathtaking experience....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Paranormal Phenomenon: an Undying Attraction to Humanity - As long as one can remember, paranormal beliefs have always existed in human society. They are living in every man’s childhood and in every corner of human’s life. From the burning belief about Santa Claus’s gifts under a Christmas’s tree in the morning to a scary game about Bloody Mary and her coming back from the dead, it seems that people cannot help but draw themselves to these stories. Even when these beliefs fade, there would be a new one that eventually shows up. No matter how much science has progressed, the belief in paranormal phenomena still remains in society....   [tags: Paranormal Beliefs, Psychology]
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Museum Exhibition Proposal With Punch - Exhibit Overview and Rationale: The “The Myth And The Reality” exhibition is intended for the visitors who are interested in previous historical, religious, human behaviors, mythological material, nature of animals, and the world we live in. Mythical creatures are created by people’s imaginations, hopes, fears, and most passionate dreams. The exhibition I am designing uses a method of comparison, comparing real animals to mythical creatures. The intent is to arouse the imagination of the visitors in his or her personal journey of discovery, connecting with the real world to mythical creatures....   [tags: Exhibition Proposal]
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El Chupacabra: Fact or Fiction? - Introduction The El Chupacabra originated from 2,300 of European and American traditions about the story. The El Chupacabra name means (goat sucker) in Spanish (Colavito, 1995). El Chupacabra originated or came about in Latin America, but the first modern report was in Puerto Rico in 1995. It stands about 4 to 5 feet tall. The creature has powerful legs that give it the ability to jump far distance. The animal also has long claws, terrifying red eyes and distinctive spike going down its back (Radford, 1995)....   [tags: supernatural, paranormal activity]
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Camel Advertisements - Camel Advertisements It’s no big secret, the producers of the Jerry Springer talk show knew exactly what would happen when they put the Ku Klux Klan and the Black Panther Party on the same stage. The two groups started fighting and much of the nation tuned in to watch it. In the same manner, Camel Cigarettes Company released an advertisement that parodied that kind of TV program. The advertisement, titled “Bizarre Bigfoot Love Triangle,” shows the kind of scene that would be typical in a Jerry Springer episode....   [tags: essays research papers] 778 words
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Compaison Of Any Two Search En - Comparison of any two Search Engines (e.g. Yahoo, Magellan, AltaVista, Infoseek, Lycos, Bigfoot… ) The single, most frequent piece of search advice for using Web search engines is to always search more than one engine to answer your question. No two engines are the same-each offers a unique set of features and indexes or crawls the Web differently. It’s no surprise the results vary. Good searchers triangulate output from several engines to acheive relevent results. The emergence of meta search engines is a credible antitode to the time-consuming practice of sequential search engine searches....   [tags: essays research papers] 560 words
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A Dream of Home: A Glimpse at a Boyhood Life in Homestead - A Dream of Home: A Glimpse at a Boyhood Life in Homestead I left my boyhood home many years ago to escape the smog and poverty that was so prevalent there. I always knew that the time would come that I would have to return. It wasn’t that I dislike the city where I was raised; I still wore my black and gold every Sunday. Perhaps, I was content where I was and enjoyed the distant ties with town. Still the time would come when I would return. It was early summer in Washington State. The pink and white apple blooms had carpeted the earth, and the warm air had settled into the Cascades....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]
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Impact of the American Lifestyle on the Planet - The Impact of the American Lifestyle on the Planet Haven’t you heard this BIG news. Maybe you haven’t, perhaps distracted by recent headlines surrounding the war or Santa Claus. Well, only last week more definitive evidence came forth which demonstrates that bigfoot does exist. It is we. Yes, those of us in the United States, on average, have the biggest feet on the planet. Surprised. I am not writing here about shoe size—the literal interpretation—but rather the individual impact that our lifestyles have on the planet....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]
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Hell's Kitchen and the Capeman Murder - Hell's Kitchen and the Capeman Murder Hell's Kitchen is the section of Manhattan that is between 34th and 59th Streets and from 8th Avenue to the Hudson River. It was the home of New York's most dangerous criminals from the early tenement days to Prohibition to the Westies. The population consisted of poor people who lived in a disorderly fashion and expressed themselves with a demanding spirit. Mayhem and reports of criminal homicide from the late nineteenth century on supply a good idea of daily life in Hell's Kitchen....   [tags: Papers] 1187 words
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Computers And The Disabled - Computers and The Disabled The computer age has changed many things for many people, but for the disabled the computer has ultimately changed their entire life. Not only has it made life exceedingly easier for all disabled age groups, it has also made them able to be more employable in the work force. Previously unemployable people can now gain the self esteem from fully supporting themselves. Computers have given them the advantages of motion were it had not previously existed. Disabled children now have the advantage to grow up knowing that they can one day be a competent adult, that won't have to rely on someone else for their every need....   [tags: essays research papers] 828 words
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The Ghost Dance - The Ghost Dance All Indians must dance, everywhere, keep on dancing. Pretty soon in next spring Great Spirit come. He bring back all game of every kind…all dead Indians come back and live again. They all be strong just like young men, be young again. Old blind Indian see again and get young and have fine time. When Great Spirit comes this way, than all the Indians go to mountains, high up away from whites. Whites can't hurt Indians then. Then while Indians way up high, big flood like water and all white people die, get drowned....   [tags: Indians Indian Essays]
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krista bradford - People running around with underwear on their head, a fake suicide over the Niagara Falls, forest rangers who are positive they seen Bigfoot, and sheriffs who make x-rated videos on a rented video camera and forget to take the tape out. These are some of the wacky stories Krista Bradford experiences during her career as an anchor on tabloid television. She tries to convince the reader that TV tabloids are trashy in the article “The Big Sleaze published in Rolling Stone magazine in 1993. Bradford writes the article in a unique fashion....   [tags: essays research papers] 520 words
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Wounded Knee - Wounded Knee Wounded Knee was a terrible event in US history. It showed how the US government didn't understand the Native Americans and treated them badly and unfairly. Big Foot was the chief of a subtribe of the Lakota called Miniconjou. He was very old and had pneumonia. He was taking his tribe to the Pine Ridge Reservation in south-western South Dakota. Most of the women and children in Big Foot's tribe were family members of the warriors who had died in the Plains wars. The Indians had agreed to live on small reservations after the US government took away their land....   [tags: American America History] 721 words
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Snuff Films - Also known as "white heat" films and "the real thing," the snuff film myth lives on like Bigfoot, despite the fact that no law enforcement agency in America has publicly admitted to ever locating one. Alan Sears, former executive director of the Attorney General's commission on pornography during 1985-86, agrees with the more than two dozen law enforcement agencies I interviewed. "Our experience was that we could not find any such thing as a commercially produced snuff film," says Sears....   [tags: essays research papers] 2587 words
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